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Brazilians strike against Bolsonaro's pension plans

A nationwide strike has paralyzed transport in the South American country's major cities as police used tear gas to clear protesters. Many Brazilians are furious about President Bolsonaro's planned retirement changes....

Brazilians strike against Bolsonaro's pension plans

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Brazilians stage general strike to protest pension overhaul Thousands of people filled the streets of Brazil's main cities Friday, and schools, banks and some public transportation shut down, as Brazilians angry over a pension reform and budget cuts held the first general strike of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's administration....
04:45, 2019-06-15

These pension plans are at risk of going broke. Now lawmakers need to agree on a fix Retirement benefits for more than 1 million people could be at risk if nothing is done to help save underfunded multiemployer pensions. The House of Representatives is set to consider a bill that addresses the problem....
00:45, 2019-07-13

Democrats push loan program to help endangered multiemployer pension plans House Democrats are set to advance legislation Wednesday to shore up endangered multiemployer pension plans by giving them low-interest federal loans and bonds, a move critics are calling a bailout. The legislation comes as unions are pressuring the party to act before pensions start going bankrupt....
01:30, 2019-07-11

The Morning After: Amazon Prime Day strike plans Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Good morning, there! Amazon's Prime Day faces a threat, and we're not talking about Target and eBay's competitor sales. We also nail down some more details on Pokémon Sword and Shield, get a better look a......
16:00, 2019-07-09

Gen. Keane believes plans for Iran strike are 'shelved' unless Americans are attacked Retired U.S. four-star General Jack Keane reacted Friday to President Trump's decision to call off retaliatory strikes against Iran, saying the president appears to believe "time is on his side."...
05:30, 2019-06-22

Norway's Safe union plans to join rig worker strike if mediation fails Norwegian energy sector union Safe on Friday said it planned to take 667 members on strike at floating offshore installations if state-sponsored wage mediation due on June 27 fails....
17:45, 2019-06-07

| Brazilians seeking heroes turn to women footballers Disillusioned by their men, Brazilian football fans looking for heroes are turning to Marta and their women, currently playing at the World Cup in France....
19:15, 2019-06-20

Brazilians' view of Bolsonaro government dims further, survey shows More Brazilians disapprove of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's government than those who approve, a survey on Friday showed, the first time this has happened since the former Army captain was sworn into office on January 1....
16:45, 2019-05-24

Brazilians are falling out of love with their distant, expensive football team Copa América tickets cost too much but the gap between fans and the Seleção has been growing for some timeBy Tom Sanderson and Bruno FreitasThe organisers of the Copa América insisted the opening match between Brazil and Bolivia on Friday evening would sell out the 67,000-capacity Morumbi stadium in...
14:30, 2019-06-20

Brazilians mourn death of bossa nova pioneer João Gilberto Brazilians — most of them at least — are mourning the loss of João Gilberto, one of the inventors of bossa nova music, which gained worldwide popularity in the 1960s...
21:15, 2019-07-07

South Western Railway strike: Thousands of commuters brace for second day of travel chaos as rail strike continues Thousands of commuters are bracing for a second day of travel chaos as South Western Railway (SWR) staff continue a strike over the role of train guards....
11:45, 2019-06-19

South Western Railway strike: passengers complain of 'chronic overcrowding' in trains on day three of strike Commuters are facing a fresh bout of travel chaos as the third day of South Western Railway (SWR) staff's strike over the role of train guards gets underway....
11:30, 2019-06-20

Less Than Three Weeks Until Pension Deadline FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – Lawmakers have less than three weeks before pension rates for a lot of state agencies skyrocket. It’s a potential crisis that could affect health departments, rape crisis centers and regional universities. Last week, Governor Matt Bevin released changes to his p...
05:30, 2019-06-13

5G connected car plans get boost as EU Wi-Fi plans rejected Plans to make Wi-Fi industry standard for connected car technology within the EU have been dealt a blow after they were rejected by member states.As many as 21 member states have voted against the proposals, paving the way for 5G to have greater influence than might have been possible had the plans ...
14:30, 2019-07-08

Bevin says he’s agreed to changes to his pension proposal FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin signaled on Monday that he has agreed to changes to his pension-relief plan as he continues trying to win enough support to take up the measure in a special legislative session this month. The Republican governor has worked for weeks trying to build sup...
01:01, 2019-06-04

Defence Ministry To Look Into Issue Of Tax On Disability Pension The issue of tax on disability pension for military personnel was today raised in the Lok Sabha by Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh saying his ministry will......
20:30, 2019-06-27

France to make incentives to work beyond pension age of 62: PM French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Wednesday the government would create incentives for the French to stay on the job longer than the current minimum legal retirement age of 62....
17:30, 2019-06-12

US Cop Cleared Of Murder Rehired To Get Pension: Reports A US police officer acquitted of murder after shooting an unarmed man in a case that shocked the nation was briefly rehired so he could get a pension, reports said Friday....
06:15, 2019-07-13

Explained: Tax Benefits Under National Pension System (NPS) PFRDA has appointed NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) as Central Recordkeeping Agency (CRA) for National Pension System. CRA issues Permanent Retirement Account Number (PRAN) to each......
17:15, 2019-06-22

Steel pension fund in talks about £10.5bn buyout The trustees of the £10.5bn British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) are in secret talks to offload it two years after it was handed £550m to secure a rescue of the UK's biggest steel producer....
14:45, 2019-06-29

Japan's Answer to Its Pension Problems: Invest Like the U.S. An official report advising Japanese couples to save at least $185,000 for retirement has shaken up an election race and triggered a wave of interest in investing in a country where retirees have long counted chiefly on state pensions....
15:15, 2019-07-17

Governor’s Office: Support Exists For Pension Bill FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– On July first, many groups will face a huge pension cost spike if lawmakers don’t pass a new bill in special session. Governor Matt Bevin has been working for weeks now trying to get votes needed to pass the bill and his office said they now have what they need. ...
22:30, 2019-06-20

Pension-pork bills could cost NY taxpayers extra $1.5B They’re doling out the pork. Paying for New York’s retired municipal workers could cost taxpayers an additional $1.5 billion dollars this year thanks to a trove of pension-pork bills introduced by Albany lawmakers in the final days of the legislative session. One proposal to give a blanket boost to ...
09:15, 2019-06-07

Farmers To Contribute Rs 100 Per Month Under PM-Kisan Pension Yojana Discussing the new scheme with state agriculture ministers through a video conference, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar urged all states and union territories to roll out the programme......
13:30, 2019-06-14

National Pension System (NPS) Withdrawal Rules Explained Here NPS account: Originally launched for the government employees in 2004 and extended to the general public in 2009, it allows premature withdrawal and exit from an account under certain conditions....
12:45, 2019-07-13

How To Avail Income Tax Benefits Under National Pension System (NPS) NPS scheme: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman increased the income tax exemption limit on withdrawal from NPS and also announced some additional income tax benefits for employees who......
13:15, 2019-07-11

Cop Who Shot Unarmed Man Rehired By Police So He Can Collect Pension An Arizona police officer who was fired and charged with murder for killing an unarmed man in a hotel hallway was rehired temporarily so he could collect a pension....
11:01, 2019-07-13

Bevin writes to lawmakers to outline changes to pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has reached out to lawmakers to outline changes he’s agreed to make in the pension relief proposal he’d like to have taken up in a special legislative session. The Republican governor wrote to lawmakers in a letter dated Wednesday. He says h...
23:45, 2019-06-05

Army Backs Plan To Tax Disability Pension, Says Not For "Tax Exemption" In a circular issued June 24, the Central Board of Direct Taxes said pensions drawn by personnel who retired under normal circumstances would be taxed. It also clarified that disability pensions,......
12:30, 2019-07-03

House Leaders: Bevin’s Pension Plan Still Short Of Votes FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin still lacks enough votes to push his pension-relief bill through the state House, even with the changes he made to his proposal, House leaders said Thursday. They said the tweaks to the bill didn’t deal with the main sticking point for some lawmak...
11:45, 2019-06-07

Rolls-Royce agrees UK's biggest pension deal with insurer L&G Rolls-Royce's pension scheme has agreed to transfer 4.6 billion pounds ($5.83 billion) of assets to insurer Legal & General in Britain's largest ever transfer of corporate pension risk....
09:15, 2019-06-06

Japan's Abe in hot seat after pension report highlights an 'inconvenient truth' Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faced stiff opposition criticism on Wednesday after a report warned that many retirees won't be able to live on pensions alone, a topic likely to become an issue in an election for parliament's upper house....
11:30, 2019-06-19

Reforms to Dutch pension system agreed after years of talks THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government, employers and labor unions have after years of discussions hammered out a new pension framework to make it more sustainable as people live longer and swap jobs more often. One of the key changes announced Wednesday is that the age at which workers ...
13:00, 2019-06-05

Australian retirees lose their $900,000 pension fund in cryptocurrency scam A retired couple in Australia have reportedly lost $900,000 to an elaborate cryptocurrency scam.  Mike and Karen Taylor were traveling around Australia in a camper van when they fell for the online scam. The cryptocurrency website they used looked legitimate, Taylor told 7News. It’s not clear how th...
17:15, 2019-07-19

Brazil pension reform approval within reach, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress is expected to vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system on Wednesday, triggering a surge across Brazilian markets on growing optimism that the bill will pass this first round of voting....
16:30, 2019-07-10

Australia's AMP hit with class-action lawsuit from pension account holders Australian wealth manager AMP Ltd said on Thursday it would defend itself against a new class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of pension fund account holders and claiming overcharging of fees....
07:00, 2019-05-30

British companies, pension funds may have to report climate risks British public companies and pension funds may have to publish by 2022 what risks their businesses face from climate change under a new so-called green finance strategy....
14:00, 2019-07-02

Freedom Fighter Waited 40 Years For His Pension. Then, Court Stepped In A 95-year-old freedom fighter, who had to fight for nearly 40 years to secure his pension, will finally receive his dues after the Delhi High Court directed the Centre to pay him the arrears along......
21:30, 2019-07-01

Rolls-Royce strikes UK's biggest pension deal with insurer L&G Rolls-Royce agreed Britain's largest ever transfer of corporate pension risk, announcing on Thursday it would shift 4.6 billion pounds ($5.8 billion) of assets to insurer Legal & General....
11:00, 2019-06-06

Bevin: ‘Onus’ on lawmakers to muster votes for pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said Thursday it’s up to the GOP-led legislature to muster the votes needed to pass his pension-relief plan in a special legislative session he wants to convene. Bevin, who has worked for weeks trying to line up support, didn’t offer hints a...
04:00, 2019-05-31

Shinzo Abe Criticised As Pension Report Highlights "Inconvenient Truth" Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faced stiff opposition criticism on Wednesday after a report warned that many retirees won't be able to live on pensions alone, a topic likely to become an issue in......
15:45, 2019-06-19

Bevin Aide: Governor’s Pension Plan Has Enough Votes To Pass FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — After weeks of struggling to win over some reluctant lawmakers, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s team is confident that enough votes have been rounded up to pass his pension-relief proposal in a special legislative session, a key Bevin aide said Wednesday. “I believe the ...
12:30, 2019-06-20

Brazil pension fund Previ to invest in upcoming share offerings Brazil's largest pension fund Previ intends to be an active investor in a series of upcoming share offerings as part of an effort to diversify its portfolio, its Chief Executive Jose Mauricio Coelho told Reuters....
17:30, 2019-06-05

Brazil lower house pension vote in question as session goes late Brazil's lower house of Congress was due to vote on Tuesday on a flagship overhaul to the pension system but by early evening the debate had still not begun, calling into question whether the government had the votes it needs....
03:30, 2019-07-10

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals: sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people familiar with the matter....
07:15, 2019-05-24

British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies to address the climate change "emergency"....
18:15, 2019-05-22

Retirees defy Puerto Rico govt, get pension deal with board A group of retired public employees has defied Puerto Rico's government and reached a deal with a control board overseeing the island's finances as it works to restructure more than $50 billion in pension liabilities....
18:15, 2019-06-12

Canada pension fund quietly divests from US migrant detention firms CPPIB pulls investments in CoreCivic and Geo GroupUnannounced move follows Guardian report on holdingsOne of Canada’s biggest pension funds has quietly divested from two private prison operators responsible for the detention of thousands of migrants along the US-Mexico border.Late last year, the Gua...
19:30, 2019-07-05

Brazil Congress readies pension reform vote, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress began final debates on Wednesday ahead of a vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system, as expectations of the bill's passage pushed Brazilian financial markets to historic highs....
21:30, 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals -sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people familiar with the matter. At issue is whether br...
05:45, 2019-05-24

LIRR overtime ‘cheat’ hung out at home on the clock, retired with full pension anyway A Long Island Rail Road worker who raked in more than $280,000 in pay last year — more than half from overtime — was busted hanging out at home while on the clock, according to a report obtained by The Post. But he was allowed to retire before he could be punished — and collect......
12:30, 2019-07-10

Brazil economy minister threatens to quit if pension reform diluted: report Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes threatened to step down in an interview published on Friday if his ambitious plans to overhaul the country's social security system are watered down and diluted into what he called a "little reform."...
00:45, 2019-05-25

Australian regulator slaps stricter conditions on AMP's pension funds, shares fall Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said it had imposed stricter licensing conditions on AMP Ltd's pension fund units following concerns regarding its compliance with superannuation laws, sending......
06:30, 2019-06-14

Mesa officer who fatally shot unarmed man temporarily rehired to apply for pension _____ A former Mesa, Arizona, police officer who was acquitted two years ago in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man seen on video pleading “please do not shoot me” was temporarily rehired by his department last year so he could apply for an accidental disability pension. Philip Mitchell...
19:00, 2019-07-13

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement regarding Illinois pension reform: "CBOE Holdings joins the Illinois State Chamber, the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago, the Civic...
16:45, 2019-05-22

Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, delivering a resounding victory to the government in its quest to restore public finances to health....
03:15, 2019-07-11

Canadian pension fund Caisse replaces lending unit CEO after ethical failures Canada's second-largest pension fund said on Tuesday it had replaced the chief executive and overhauled the board of its commercial real estate lending unit, after an outside investigation found ethical failures by a handful of employees....
03:45, 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-Brazil lower house pension reform vote could wait until August Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, legislative leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
02:15, 2019-07-13

EMERGING MARKETS-Pension reform prospects lift Brazil's real, stocks Brazil's currency and stocks rose on Thursday after a congressional committee in charge of analyzing the government's pension reform bill approved its main text. The draft bill, which analysts say is critical to improving Brazil's fiscal health and economy, could now be put to a lower house ple...
00:30, 2019-07-05

Data Analytics Showed Disability Pension Benefits Misused: CBDT Chairman The latest circular which clarified the eligibility for availing disability pension by armed forces personnel was issued after data analytics found that the provision meant for the needy was being......
15:15, 2019-07-07

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil currency, shares rise on pension overhaul proposal The Brazilian real firmed and stocks climbed on Thursday, as investors welcomed a report on the government's proposal to overhaul the country's pension system. The real rose about 0.4% while Sao Paulo-listed stocks also gained 0.4% to touch a near three-month high after Brazil's congressional p...
23:15, 2019-06-13

Insurance firm Legal & General adopts Amazon’s blockchain for pension deals Legal & General, a multinational British insurer, has partnered with Amazon to create a blockchain system for corporate pension deals. According to Reuters, Legal & General will be using Amazon Web Services’ managed blockchain system to process bulk annuities – benefit pension schemes sold by compan...
18:15, 2019-06-12

Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
05:30, 2019-07-13

UPDATE 3-Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, delivering a resounding victory to the government in its quest to restore public finances to health....
02:45, 2019-07-11

UPDATE 2-Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
03:30, 2019-07-13

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

UPDATE 4-Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, delivering a resounding victory to the government in its quest to revive public finances....
07:15, 2019-07-11

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam forex gains, Bovespa hits new high on pension reform prospects Latin American stocks rose on Monday led by Brazil's Bovespa which scaled a record high on prospects that the country's pension reform bill will pass in the House of Representatives, while most currencies in the region gained against the dollar. MSCI's index of Latin American stocks rose 0.8%...
23:01, 2019-07-08

UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
06:15, 2019-07-12

LIRR worker who hung out at home on the clock, to retire without punishment, collect full pension: report A Long Island Rail Road worker who raked in more than $280,000 in pay last year — more than half from overtime — was busted hanging out at home while on the clock, according to a report obtained by The Post....
12:45, 2019-07-10

RPT-UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
14:15, 2019-07-12

Andrew Cancio: ‘I’ve got to strike while it’s hot right now’ Ahead of his crucial WBA title rematch with Alberto Machado, Andrew Cancio is still putting in shifts at the Southern California Gas Company. He speaks to Thomas Gerbasi The post Andrew Cancio: ‘I’ve got to strike while it’s hot right now’ appeared first on Boxing News....
23:30, 2019-06-19

Angry MLB players could strike without big changes The next labor showdown is already in full force, and the phrase ‘work stoppage’ is already being thrown around. Amid a free-agency market that seems to dwindle with each offseason and service-time exploitation that seems to grow each year — with the exact opposite labor situation ...
21:15, 2019-07-10

How to Support the Amazon Prime Day Strike For the second year in a row, Amazon workers are planning to strike on Prime Day. In 2018, Amazon warehouse workers in Germany, Poland, and Spain went on strike during Prime Day; this year, fulfillment center workers in Minnesota have planned a similar strike, in part due to Amazon’s recent announce...
18:15, 2019-07-12

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held the first day of a strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers over the transition to democracy....
22:30, 2019-05-28

SAS says 6-day pilot strike cost it $68 million COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines says that a six-day pilot strike that led to the cancellation of 4,000 flights and affected more than 370,000 passengers cost 650 million kronor ($68 million). SAS says that the walkout, which ended May 2 when the sides reached a three-year collective...
10:45, 2019-05-28

Mets can’t let their biggest flaw strike again You know what would scare the heck out of me if I ran the Mets and was considering whether to trade Noah Syndergaard? Travis d’Arnaud. The Mets botched every step along the way this year with d’Arnaud. They tendered him a contract when maybe they should have just redirected his $3.515 million elsewh...
21:15, 2019-07-20

A Prime Day for an Amazon workers' strike When Hibaq Mohamed started working at a new Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota, in 2016, she was required to pack a minimum of about 160 boxes an hour with items ordered by the e-commerce giant's customers....
13:00, 2019-07-12

Why some Amazon workers are going on strike on Prime Day At a time of rising activism among workers, some Amazon employees are using Prime Day to protest their pay, working conditions and a range of other issues....
22:30, 2019-07-15

Swiss women go on strike over inequality Switzerland is one of the lowest-ranked countries in the West in terms of wage equality. Public workers in Zürich have disputed that supporting the strike is a violation of political neutrality laws....
10:30, 2019-06-14

The Morning After: Amazon Prime Day strike Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Morning, there! Did you join the not-so-secret society of Instant Pot owners following those Amazon Prime Day sales? We're here to make sure it doesn't gather dust, with a bunch of tips (and crucially) recipes f......
14:30, 2019-07-16

CGT leadership announces 24-hour strike for May 29 CGT leaders announce sixth strike of Macri administration's time in office, to take place in two weeks time. Walk-out is in protest at government's economic and social policies, leadership says....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Sudan: 4 killed on first day of general strike At least four people were killed by Sudanese security forces Sunday as the opposition began a general strike that has emptied many of the capital's streets in protest against the country's military rule....
08:15, 2019-06-10

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone on strike in protest at the escalating climate crisis. Students from 1,800 towns and cities in more than 110 countries stretching from India to Austra...
06:30, 2019-05-25

Barges strike dam on Arkansas River in Oklahoma Two barges that broke loose on the swollen Arkansas River have struck a dam in Oklahoma, and at least one sank into the river. Near Crescent, erosion left several homes hanging over the Cimarron River. One unoccupied home rolled into the river. (May 23)        ...
02:00, 2019-05-24

| Nearly 40 killed in air strike on Libya migrant centre Nearly 40 migrants were killed in an air strike in their detention centre in a Tripoli suburb blamed on Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who has been trying for three months to seize the capital....
17:01, 2019-07-03

11,000 People Who Prepare Your Airline Food Are Considering a Strike A shortage of controllers hastened the end of the government shutdown this year. Now catering employees hope a similar dynamic will help them win better pay....
19:45, 2019-06-04

Restaurants Strike Back in Food-Delivery War While the U.S. online food-delivery market continues to burn hot, data suggests growth in restaurants offering the service may be slowing. That could limit the sector’s long-term growth, as restaurant selection is key to consumer adoption of delivery apps....
19:45, 2019-07-15

New Zealand Teachers Have Gone on a ‘Mega-Strike’ for Higher Pay More than 50,000 teachers across New Zealand took to the streets on strike Wednesday to demand pay rises and better working conditions following fruitless negotiations with the government, the Guardian reports. The “mega-strike” is the largest education walkout the country has seen, join...
07:15, 2019-05-29

Kushner tries to strike bipartisan asylum deal Jared Kushner is working with Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin and GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham to try and broker a bipartisan deal on asylum laws, which could be the next step in Congress’ piecemeal approach to immigration reform after passage of a $4.5 billion border spending bill next week.Graham, the Sena...
21:15, 2019-06-19

‘I’m really thankful I’m still alive:’ Boy survives lightning strike (KHNL) Three people were struck by lightning during severe weather Tuesday night, in a rare occurrence that prompted Honolulu, Hawaii city officials to urge residents to take extra precautions during thundershowers. Those injured include a 10-year-old boy – Neziah Ki-lusi – who was struc...
23:30, 2019-06-27

NVIDIA's new RTX Super cards are a pre-emptive strike on AMD With AMD's next generation of GPUs just days away, NVIDIA is making good on its drawn-out tease with a trio of new graphics cards: the RTX 2060 Super, RTX 2070 Super and the RTX 2080 Super. What does that "Super" mean? Well, there's not a single answ......
16:15, 2019-07-02

Real Madrid Are Spending Big To Strike Fear Once Again Three managers in one season; a distant third place in La Liga; an early come-from-ahead Champions League exit; the continued ignominy of paying Gareth Bale’s massive wages. The 2018-19 season was not a good one for Real Madrid, who saw their streak of three straight (and four out of the last five)...
21:30, 2019-06-13

Doctors' Strike: 40,000 Boycott Work In Maharashtra More than 40,000 doctors in Maharashtra are boycotting work today as part of a strike call given by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) in support of their agitating colleagues in West Bengal, an......
11:00, 2019-06-17

The Latest: Trump says he’s in ‘no hurry’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 8:10 p.m. President Donald Trump says he abruptly called off the military strikes on Iran Thursday because the likely deaths of 150 Iranians would have been out ...
14:00, 2019-06-22

SJCAM launches SJ9 Strike and SJ9 Max action cameras SJCAM has announced a fresh SJ9 series of action cameras, with its two debut models being the first of their kind to offer wireless charging.The SJ9 Strike is the more senior of the pair, and it arrives with an Amabarella H22S85 chipset and the Sony IMX377 image sensor, enabling it to record 4K 60p ...
21:15, 2019-05-22

Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality GENEVA (AP) — Women across Switzerland are walking off the job and staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and less sexual harassment and violence. It’s the first such protest in the Alpine country in 28 years. Turnout was uncertain but supporters were vowing to make their ...
11:45, 2019-06-14

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets,” by Andrew May (Icon Books), gives an overview of the potential dangers we may one day face fro...
06:00, 2019-06-12

Mass strike shuts down city of 2M people The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups....
20:30, 2019-06-10

Swiss women strike to demand equal pay Hundreds of thousands protest against ‘culture of sexism in everday life’Hundreds of thousands of women across Switzerland have taken to the streets to demand higher pay, greater equality and more respect, protesting that one of the world’s wealthiest countries continues to treat half its population...
01:00, 2019-06-15

Trump Stopped Strike on Iran Because It Was ‘Not Proportionate’ President Trump said “we were cocked and loaded to retaliate” after Iran struck an American drone, but he said the 150 predicted deaths was not a proportionate action....
15:30, 2019-06-21

2 bullets strike bus after students taken to Chicago museum CHICAGO (AP) — Police say stray gunfire struck a suburban school bus after it dropped students at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Chicago police and Northbrook School District 28 officials said only the driver was aboard the bus Tuesday morning when two bullets struck the vehicle. Aut...
17:45, 2019-05-22

Amazon Workers Plan to Strike on Prime Day Employees at Amazon’s now-infamous Shakopee, Minnesota, warehouse—the first of the famously anti-union retailer’s locations to stage a walkout in the U.S.—is planning a strike next week to coincide with Prime Day, the company’s invented shopping holiday.Read more......
00:30, 2019-07-09

Obamas Strike Podcasting Deal With Spotify Spotify struck a deal for Higher Ground, the entertainment-production company started by Barack and Michelle Obama, to develop and produce podcasts that will be available only on the streaming service....
00:15, 2019-06-07

Nepal on high alert for general strike after explosions Security forces in Nepal were on high alert Monday amid a general strike called by an outlawed communist group suspected in a series of explosions that killed four people and wounded seven more in the capital....
07:45, 2019-05-27

| Sudan braces for strike as protesters pile on pressure Sudan is bracing for a two-day nationwide strike called by protesters to pile pressure on the military to hand power to a civilian administration as talks remain deadlocked....
14:45, 2019-05-28

Sudan opposition pushes ahead with two-day strike from Tuesday Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups said on Monday that it will push ahead with a general two-day strike starting on Tuesday after talks with the ruling military council collapsed....
23:30, 2019-05-27

She’s on a Hunger Strike in an Iranian Jail. He’s Joining In, From London. The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been held in Iran since 2016, has camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy to demand her release....
18:45, 2019-06-19

New migrants brought to Libya center hit by deadly air strike More migrants have been moved to a detention center in Libya's capital where an air strike killed more than 50 last week, despite a risk it could be hit again which led to survivors being evacuated, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Friday....
19:30, 2019-07-12

Holliday Grainger: how the Strike star cast off her corsets The actor swaps period drama for partying hard in the film Animals, a subtle look at female friendship. She talks about playing drunk in Dublin and perfecting an Irish accentHolliday Grainger turned 30 last year in Dublin, while shooting her new film. In Animals, she plays Laura, a 32-year-old write...
14:30, 2019-07-12

IAF Removes Restrictions On Air Routes Imposed After Balakot Strike All temporary restrictions imposed on air routes over India's airspace after the Balakot air strike have been lifted, the Air Force said on Friday. The move comes immediately after Prime Minister......
08:00, 2019-06-01

Abdullah Öcalan supporters end hunger strike after request Thousands of inmates in Turkish prisons and politicians have ended their hunger strike, after a call from jailed Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Öcalan. They had been protesting his jail conditions....
03:15, 2019-05-27

Red Sox trade for Andrew Cashner to strike first in AL arms race Your move, Brian Cashman. The Red Sox struck first in the AL East arms race by acquiring starting pitcher Andrew Cashner and cash consideration from the Orioles on Saturday. Boston is sending Baltimore minor league infielder Noelberth Romero and outfield prospect Elio Prado, both of whom are in rook...
00:30, 2019-07-14

Workers at Chilean Walmart retailers strike over wages As many as 17,000 workers at Walmart´s largest union in Chile walked off the job early Wednesday morning, demanding better salaries after negotiations over a new labor contract broke down earlier this week, the union's president said....
18:45, 2019-07-10

| Young Sudanese workers strike for 'civil rule' The chants grew louder as the army pick-up passed. "Power to the civilians," the dozens of young Sudanese bankers cried outside their closed Khartoum branch, heeding a protest group's calls for a general strike....
22:15, 2019-05-30

Air strike hits Libya migrant detention center Dozens were killed in an air strike on a center housing migrants on the outskirts of Tripoli, with many more wounded. Center officials blamed the attack on forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, but his militants denied it....
05:45, 2019-07-03

Air strike hits warehouse co-owned by Italy's ENI in Libya A storehouse belonging to Libya's Mellitah Oil & Gas, a joint-venture between the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Italy's ENI, was damaged in an air strike on Tuesday, wounding three workers, the state oil firm said in a statement....
05:30, 2019-06-19

Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey ISTANBUL (AP) — A Kurdish politician has announced the end of a hunger strike by prisoners demanding improved conditions for Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of an outlawed Kurdish rebel group. In a statement Sunday on the 200th day of the hunger strike, Leyla Guven said they had reached their...
13:45, 2019-05-26

Is Wimbledon 2019 the Year the Young Strike Back? At age 32, Novak Djokovic is the second-oldest, top-seeded Wimbledon men’s singles player since the Open Era began in 1968, when the Grand Slam tournaments allowed professional players to compete with amateurs. He trails only Roger Federer, who set the record last year at age 34. In 2019, Fede...
08:00, 2019-07-03

Israeli forces strike Syria air base — report Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian air base, killing a soldier and wounding two others, said Syria's state media. If confirmed, it would be the second such attack by Israel in Syria over the past 24 hours....
03:45, 2019-06-03

Advocates aim for 1.5 million students in 2nd 'Global Climate Strike' Hundreds of thousands of students around the world are expected to take part in a global event Friday to draw attention to the fight against climate change....
20:15, 2019-05-24

U.K. Couple End Joint Hunger Strike Over Her Detention in Iran Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian national, has been imprisoned in Tehran since 2016. Her husband camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy in London to demand her release....
13:30, 2019-06-29

Bird strike may have triggered software issue in second 737 Max crash Investigators might know what triggered the software panic aboard an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max before its fatal crash, and it could be something Boeing considered months earlier. Unnamed officials talking to the Wall Street Journal claim that US av......
01:00, 2019-05-22

U.S. Prepared to Strike Iran Before Approval Was Abruptly Withdrawn (WASHINGTON) — The United States made preparations for a military strike against Iran in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but the operation was abruptly called off with just hours to go, a U.S. official said. The official, who was not authorized to discuss the operatio...
18:45, 2019-06-21

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan’s capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanese Professionals Association had called on people to stay home Sunday in p...
14:15, 2019-06-09

The Latest: Trump: US was ‘cocked and loaded’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 9:25 a.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. was “cocked and loaded” to retaliate against Iran for downing an American drone, but canceled the stri...
18:15, 2019-06-21

Pay, time, respect: nearly three decades on, Swiss women strike again Women from across Swiss society plan to take to the streets this Friday for a nationwide strike aimed at highlighting the country's poor record on defending the rights of women and families....
17:30, 2019-06-12

Four Killed In Separate Incidents Of Lightning Strike In Chhattisgarh Four people, including two brothers, were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike during rain and thunderstorm in northern part of Chhattisgarh, police said on Sunday....
18:00, 2019-06-16

Yemen's Houthi rebels strike Saudi airport Houthi rebels have attacked a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia for the second time in less than two weeks. The Houthis said the strike was in retaliation for Saudi airstrikes in Yemen....
07:30, 2019-06-24

All-India Doctors' Strike Today: Your 10-Point Guide Parts of the country are bracing for a strike by doctors today - to be held in solidarity with the doctors in Bengal, who after six days of protest, on Sunday said they were ready for talks with the......
02:45, 2019-06-17

"Another Strike On Pak...": Amit Shah Praises Team India After Big Win The Indian cricket team's comfortable 89-run victory over Pakistan yesterday at the ongoing cricket World Cup in England earned them lavish praise from Home Minister Amit Shah and other top leaders....
07:30, 2019-06-17

Pak Opens Its Airspace, Closed Since Balakot Strike: Report Pakistan opened its airspace for all civilian traffic on Tuesday morning, removing the ban on Indian flights that were not allowed to use majority of its airspace since the Balakot air strikes in......
05:00, 2019-07-16

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for suggesting that a missile be sent to “blow up” drug traffickers in a local slum...
02:45, 2019-06-16

For Modern Strikeouts, Pitchers Veer Outside the Strike Zone It’s a paradox for today’s big-league pitchers: M.L.B. is on pace for another strikeout record, but fewer pitches than ever are going inside the rule-book zone....
15:15, 2019-07-16

Sudan talks resume as protest strike suspended Sudan's military council and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council. The opposition alliance has also decided to suspend its campaign of civil disobedience....
14:45, 2019-06-12

Pre-emptive strike shows May's successor is in for rough ride MPs have launched a pre-emptive strike against Boris Johnson, showing the likely next prime minister he is in for as rough a ride in the Commons as his predecessor....
17:30, 2019-07-18

Man killed after lightning strike causes tree limb to crush car A Connecticut man was killed when a tree was struck by lightning — sending a massive limb, along with electrical wires, crashing onto his car, according to a report. Jarrod Marotto, 21, of Southington, was in his car around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday when the branch landed on his car near the Fairfie...
18:30, 2019-07-18

Zimbabwe turns up for African Cup opener after strike threat Zimbabwe players turned up for the opening game of the African Cup of Nations against host Egypt on Friday after threatening to boycott because they hadn’t been paid. The strike threat raised the prospect of another major embarrassment for African soccer at the end of one of its worst weeks. T...
22:15, 2019-06-21

Reds strike out 14, beat short-handed Brewers 3-0 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Sonny Gray and three Cincinnati relievers held down the Milwaukee Brewers, who were missing Christian Yelich because of back spasms, in the Reds’ 3-0 victory Tuesday night. It was the major league-leading seventh shutout for the Reds as the Brewers were blanked for the first t...
05:30, 2019-05-22

Envoy says Sudan talks to resume as strike suspended Sudan's military and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council, an Ethiopian envoy said on Tuesday, as an opposition alliance said it was suspending its campaign of civil disobedience and strikes....
04:30, 2019-06-12

Libya's Mitiga airport resumes air traffic following an air strike Air space re-opened at the Libyan capital's only functioning airport, Mitiga, on Thursday after it was halted following an air strike, according to a post on the Mitiga airport authority's Facebook page....
00:15, 2019-07-19

How to strike balance between supervised and unsupervised machine learning Since the first use of advanced software in asset-intensive industries such as utilities, airports, ports, road, rail and mining more than four decades ago, manufacturers have been on a journey to transform their businesses and create added value for stakeholders.Today, a fresh generation of technol...
14:30, 2019-07-08

Zimbabwe public workers threaten strike over wages Zimbabwe's public workers on Tuesday said they would go on strike if the government failed to increase their wages to at least $475 per month for the lowest paid employee, as resurgent inflation returned....
17:15, 2019-07-16

Rooney scores from own half in stunning strike for DC United Wayne Rooney grabbed the headlines in Major League Soccer on Wednesday when he scored an incredible goal for DC United with a strike from inside his own half for the second time in his career....
19:30, 2019-06-27

US called off retaliatory strike against Iran in last minute: source The Trump administration made a last-minute decision to call off retaliatory strikes against Iran in response to the downing Thursday of a Navy drone that Washington said was over international airspace, a source told Fox News early Friday....
14:30, 2019-06-21

UN Security Council delays response to Libya air strike The United Nations Security Council has failed to deliver a joint statement on the bombing of a migrant detention center in the Libyan capital, Tripoli. Diplomatic sources said US officials delayed agreement on a text....
06:15, 2019-07-04

Seven civilians killed in air strike in northern Afghanistan: Government Seven members of a family were killed in an air strike in the northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan, the Afghan ministry of defence said in a statement....
15:45, 2019-07-09

At least 44 die as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N. An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the United Nations said....
05:15, 2019-07-04

Workers protest and strike as Amazon doubles Prime Day Amazon warehouse workers around the world are protesting and striking today to demand fairer working conditions as the company begins its Prime Day sales promotion....
17:45, 2019-07-15

Norway oil rig workers in wage deal, preventing strike Norwegian labour unions and oil rig owners agreed a wage deal on Friday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have halted some of the Nordic country's crude production and paralysed exploration activity for new resources, the unions said....
05:30, 2019-06-28

Soccer: Nicholson strike gives Jamaica win over United States A goal from Shamar Nicholson early in the second half gave Jamaica a 1-0 win over the United States in a warm-up match for the Gold Cup on Wednesday....
07:15, 2019-06-06

Amazon workers in Germany to strike over pay, Verdi union says Workers at seven Amazon sites across Germany will go on strike over pay for at least two days this week starting on Sunday night going into Monday, labor union Verdi said....
03:30, 2019-07-15

U.S. appeals court signals sympathy to bid to strike down Obamacare A federal appeals court panel appeared sympathetic on Tuesday to Republican efforts to overturn Obamacare, expressing skepticism to Democratic calls to overturn the ruling of a Texas judge who found the landmark U.S. healthcare reform law unconstitutional....
02:00, 2019-07-10

"Strike On Encephalitis, Please": RJD's Jibe At Amit Shah After Tweet A hundred children have died due to encephalitis in Bihar's Muzaffarpur in the last 16 days. Nearly 300 children have been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a hospital....
14:45, 2019-06-17

Infiltration Down 43 Per Cent After Balakot Strike, J&K Safer: Centre Security situation in Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed an improvement and the net infiltration from across the border has reduced by 43 per cent after a surgical strike was carried out on terror camps......
14:15, 2019-07-09

Syrian air strike on village market kill at least 12: rescuers At least 12 people were killed and scores wounded on Tuesday in aerial strikes believed to have been carried out by the Syrian air force on a popular market in a village in opposition-held northwestern Syria, rescuers and residents said....
03:45, 2019-07-17

Lightning strike injures up to 12 people in South Carolina A lightning strike on the Fourth of July injured as many as a dozen people near a South Carolina sand bar, according to reports. The incident was reported around 2:10 p.m. Thursday near a river by the Lawshe Plantation, where a tree was struck by the lightning bolt, according to news station WPDE. E...
22:45, 2019-07-04

Amazon staff will strike during Prime Day over working conditions While Amazon is busy hyping up this year's Prime Day extravaganza, its workers will be drawing attention to more serious issues than price cuts. Staff at a warehouse in Shakopee, Minnesota will hold six hours of strikes on July 15th (the start of Pri......
00:45, 2019-07-09

Doctors' Strike Conspiracy Of The Left, BJP, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah of encouraging his party workers to create communal tension in the state....
02:30, 2019-06-14

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisoners....
08:15, 2019-05-23

Huskers strike early, beat Gophers 8-2 in Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Spencer Schwellenbach’s bases-loaded double highlighted Nebraska’s five-run third inning, and the fifth-seeded Cornhuskers went on to beat No. 4 seed Minnesota 8-2 in the Big Ten Tournament on Wednesday night. Matt Waldron (6-3) scattered six singles, walked none and s...
09:45, 2019-05-23

Amazon workers' Prime Day strike begins in Minnesota Amazon workers in Minnesota and Germany are striking as Prime Day kicks off, in a stand against working conditions and wage practices. The action in Minnesota represents the first major strike of Amazon workers in the U.S. during Prime Day....
22:15, 2019-07-15

EVA Air attendants strike halts flights for 1,000s in Taiwan TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A strike by flight attendants at EVA Air, Taiwan’s second-largest airline, has left thousands of passengers scrambling for alternative transport. Dozens of flights had been canceled as a Friday after flight attendants walked off the job on Thursday afternoon after negotia...
08:00, 2019-06-21

Iran-Allied Rebels Strike Saudi Airport A missile fired Wednesday by Iran-allied militias in Yemen injured 26 civilians in Saudi Arabia, according to a U.S.-backed military coalition fighting the insurgents....
19:00, 2019-06-12

Factbox: Swiss women to strike in call for equal pay and rights Ahead of a strike planned for Friday by women in Switzerland, Reuters spoke to nine women about their concerns, including the need for equal pay and pension rights and for action on discrimination and sexual harassment....
17:30, 2019-06-12

Bengal Doctors' Strike Worsens, 9-To-9 Shutdown At Government Hospitals Health services in Bengal may be headed for a total shutdown today as senior doctors at the state-run hospitals join the protest called by the junior doctors. Services at the state-run institutions......
10:15, 2019-06-12

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after closing of offshore waters A set of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza following rockets striking southern Israel threaten to unravel a ceasefire reached in May. Israel also cut off Palestinian fishing access to offshore waters....
10:30, 2019-06-14

Houthis Strike Airport in Saudi Arabia, Injuring Travelers The Houthis, fighting a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s civil war, fired a projectile that they called a cruise missile. The Saudis said 26 people were hurt....
14:30, 2019-06-12

Lightning strike in South Carolina kills at least 1; others injured: reports At least one person was killed and as many as 12 others were injured on Independence Day when lightning struck in South Carolina at a popular river gathering spot, according to reports....
12:30, 2019-07-05

Jailed Kurdish militant leader calls for end to hunger strike Jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan called for Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prisoners to end their hunger strike in a statement read by one of his lawyers on Sunday, 200 days after one MP launched the protest....
13:15, 2019-05-26

Could a low-yield, sub-launch nuclear missile stop a Russian first strike? Could a low-yield Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile help stop a Russian-launched first nuclear strike by ensuring a proportional response and holding enemy targets at risk of a precise, tailored nuclear attack? Conversely, could a newly emerging low-yield nuclear weapon lower the threshold to a d...
16:00, 2019-06-12

One dead, others injured in lightning strike near South Carolina river Authorities say lightning struck a popular river gathering spot in South Carolina on Independence Day, killing one person and injuring as many as a dozen.        ...
00:30, 2019-07-05

Mexican officials blame federal police strike on opposition Mexican government officials are blaming the political opposition, corrupt federal police and outside players for a revolt by officers who are opposed to being absorbed into the new National Guard...
05:15, 2019-07-05

'Tame the nightmare': U.S. writer McKibben pushes climate strike Bill McKibben, a U.S. author and leading figure in global climate activism, has challenged adults to join a youth-led general strike in September, saying bold action may yet prevent civilization being cut off "at the knees."...
11:30, 2019-06-14

Counter-Strike's Iconic De_Dust 2, Remade In Unreal Engine 4 Counter-Strike’s most famous map has changed a bit over the years, but it’s never looked as good as it does here in this remake of part of the level by artist Wiktor Öhman....
04:15, 2019-06-19

Strike hits production at world's biggest Nutella factory Workers blockade French site, halting three production lines as ingredients run lowA factory in northern France that makes 25% of the world’s Nutella has been blockaded for a week by workers demanding more pay, causing key ingredients to run low.The Villers-Écalles factory of the privately owned Ita...
18:45, 2019-06-03

Eva Air cancels hundreds more flights as cabin crew strike drags on Taiwan's Eva Airways has canceled 550 more flights scheduled through mid-July as a cabin crew strike entered its 14th day, after latest negotiations on work conditions and wages broke down this week....
07:45, 2019-07-03

Long Island man survives lightning strike, being thrown 20 feet in air A Long Island man is lucky to be alive after he was struck by a lightning bolt outside his Northport home — sending him flying around 20 feet through the air, according to police....
01:15, 2019-06-04

A Lightning Strike Decided the Fluke NASCAR Winner at Daytona NASCAR races at Daytona International Speedway are often unpredictable, since roughly 40 cars race in a giant, turbulent pack that could go tumbling down the track like a Jenga tower at any time. But Sunday’s race was unpredictable in a different way, given that a wreck didn’t decide everyone’s fat...
02:45, 2019-07-09

At least 40 dead after migrant detention centre in Libya hit by air strike: official An air strike late on Tuesday hit a detention centre for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing at least 40 people and wounding 80, a health official said....
09:15, 2019-07-03

Trump urges Theresa May to ‘stick around’ to strike trade deal with US President Trump on Tuesday told lame duck British Prime Minister Theresa May to “stick around” and suggested the two countries could ink a trade deal as England tries to negotiate its withdrawal from the European Union. “It’s an honor to have worked with you. And I don’...
17:15, 2019-06-04

The Warm-Up: Rise up workers! Strike to… force through that Barca move "We\u0027ve come a long way in the proud tradition of industrial action in order to secure more favourable working conditions. Nick Miller wonders about Neymar and Antoine Griezmann..."...
09:30, 2019-07-09

40 Killed, 70 Injured In Strike On Libya Migrant Centre: Officials Nearly 40 migrants were killed and more than 70 wounded in an air strike on their detention centre in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli, an emergency services spokesman told AFP....
11:15, 2019-07-03

At least 44 killed as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N. An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130, the United Nations said....
16:30, 2019-07-03

Congress, BJP Leaders On Hunger Strike Over Death Of Driver In Rajasthan A hunger strike by a Congress and a BJP lawmaker protesting the death of a tractor driver under mysterious circumstances in Rajasthan's Tonk district entered third day today....
15:45, 2019-06-03

At least 40 killed in strike on Tripoli migrant detention center: official An air strike late on Tuesday hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing at least 40 people and wounding 80, a health official said....
03:15, 2019-07-03

Giraffes killed by lightning strike at Florida safari park PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. (WPTV) — Lion County Safari confirms two giraffes were killed by a lightning strike during a storm about six weeks ago. Park officials said on Tuesday tests show 1-year-old Jioni and 10-year-old Lily, a male and female giraffe, were killed. The animals were not related, park ...
20:45, 2019-06-11

Sudanese opposition says it is suspending civil disobedience and strike: statement Sudan's protest and opposition alliance said it is suspending a campaign of civil disobedience and a general strike from Wednesday until further notice....
20:45, 2019-06-11

Lightning strike in Colorado injures 8 hikers, 1 critically, officials say Several people were injured -- including one critically -- when lightning struck near a group of hikers in Colorado on Sunday, according to officials....
02:00, 2019-07-03

Swiss women stage strike for long-delayed equality Women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the first such walkout 28 years ago....
17:30, 2019-06-14

"No Response" From Mamata Banerjee: Bengal Governor Over Doctors Strike West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi Friday said he called up Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to discuss the issue of junior doctors' strike but got no response from her....
19:30, 2019-06-14

Libya's Mitiga airport resumes air traffic following a missile strike Air space re-opened at the Libyan capital's only functioning airport, Mitiga, on Sunday after it was halted following a fall of missiles, according to a post on the Mitiga airport authority's Facebook page....
03:45, 2019-07-08

Jonathan dos Santos's strike seals Gold Cup final win for Mexico over USA El Tri take home Concacaf title after 1-0 victory in ChicagoMexico win their eighth Gold Cup with Sunday’s victoryThe US couldn’t make it two titles in one day. Hours after the US women’s team won the World Cup final, the men lost to old rivals Mexico in the deciding match of the Gold Cup. Jonathan ...
08:15, 2019-07-08

Motorcylist killed by lightning strike while riding on major interstate VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A motorcyclist who died Sunday in Florida after being struck by lightning is the 12th person killed in a motorcycle-related lightning death in the United States since 2006. The 45-year-old man from Charlotte, North Carolina, was hit about 2 p.m. Sunday while driving sout...
00:30, 2019-06-11

Strike paralyzes Haiti, protesters demand president's ouster Opposition leaders in Haiti have launched a two-day strike that has paralyzed the country's capital as protesters demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moise amid corruption allegations....
21:45, 2019-06-10

Doctors in India strike over violent attacks by patients' families Nationwide walkout prompted by vicious assault on junior doctor at Kolkata hospitalAbout 800,000 doctors across India went on strike on Monday to demand better working conditions, following years of complaints about violent attacks from patients’ families.A brutal assault on a junior doctor in Kolka...
17:00, 2019-06-17

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria players' strike averted after payment The threat of another pay row by Nigeria players at the Nations Cup is averted after the country's football federation pays outstanding bonuses and allowances....
01:15, 2019-06-30

Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms Strike Tripura, Over 700 People Homeless Over 700 people were rendered homeless and forced to take shelter in relief camps across Tripura due to heavy rain and thunderstorms since Friday, an official said....
06:30, 2019-05-26

Walmart Chile to resume talks with union amid strike Walmart Chile said on Monday it would resume talks with a union of 17,000 workers who walked off the job last week amid a major push by the global retail giant to automate jobs and slash costs....
17:15, 2019-07-15

Sudan protesters begin 2-day strike to press ruling military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders have launched a two-day general strike to press the ruling military to hand over power to a civilian-led authority. Wajdi Saleh, a negotiator for the protesters, says they resorted to holding the strike after negotiations with the military council...
10:45, 2019-05-28

| Half a century and counting? Strike duo hold key to Arsenal hopes Arsenal are aiming to win a first European trophy in in 25 years and their hopes appear to rest at the feet of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette....
11:01, 2019-05-28

Honduran police end strike as protests demand president quit A group of Honduran police have ended a three-day work stoppage but warn the government that they will not repress thousands who continue to protest in the streets demanding President Juan Orlando Hernández resign...
00:45, 2019-06-22

Senate Rejects Curb on Trump’s Authority to Strike Iran The Senate shot down a measure that would have required President Trump to seek Congress’s approval before launching an offensive military strike on Iran....
02:00, 2019-06-29

Some Streamers Are Boycotting Twitch In Support Of The Amazon Prime Day Strike Unless you’ve got the world’s most powerful ad blocker, you’re probably painfully aware that it’s Prime Day, a holiday that Amazon made up because it could. Deals parade naked in the streets and the company hosts glitzy concerts, all to encourage Amazon Prime subscribers to stick around. For the sec...
02:15, 2019-07-16

Violent Tornadoes Strike Missouri, Killing 3 and Causing Destruction At least three people were killed in a tornado in southwestern Missouri, while another caused “extensive” damage in Jefferson City, the state capital....
15:30, 2019-05-23

Air traffic stops at Libya's Tripoli Mitiga airport after air strike Air traffic was halted on Sunday at the Libyan capital's only functioning airport, Mitiga, after an air strike, according to a post on the airport authorities' Facebook page....
22:45, 2019-06-30

Legislators move to limit Trump's ability to strike Iran The House and Senate are considering an amendment to block President Donald Trump's ability to strike Iran militarily without congressional approval but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pushed back on the effort....
01:30, 2019-06-29

Boeing dismissed chance of 'bird strike' that may have caused second 737 Max crash US investigators believe bird collision may have triggered crashEthiopian Airlines crash occurred months after Lion Air disasterBoeing officials, shortly after the first fatal crash of its 737 Max jet, played down the likelihood that a bird strike could impair the plane’s sensor equipment. Now inves...
18:15, 2019-05-21

The Amazon Prime Day strike could be a turning point for workers' rights Today, Amazon will start its fifth annual Prime Day, which has been expanded to 48 hours this year. Designed to enlist (and keep) Prime members, it is the company's biggest shopping event of the year -- on the same level as Black Friday -- with exten......
17:30, 2019-07-15

Sudan’s leading opposition party rejects strike call KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military rule in Sudan. The opposition Umma Party said Sunday it opposes the “prep...
17:30, 2019-05-26

Trump now says he never gave final approval on nixed Iran strike President Trump said Friday that he never gave final approval for a military strike against Iran — apparently softening his earlier statement that the US was “cocked and loaded” and ready to retaliate until he called it off with minutes to spare. The president told NBC News‘ “Meet the Press” t...
01:30, 2019-06-22

UPDATE 1-Norway oil rig workers in wage deal, preventing strike Norwegian labour unions and oil rig owners agreed a wage deal on Friday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have halted some of the Nordic country's crude production and paralysed exploration activity for new resources, unions and companies said....
05:30, 2019-06-28

Pence: 'All options remain on the table' after nixed Iran strike Vice President Mike Pence joined National Security Adviser John Bolton in warning Iran not to interpret American military restraint as a sign of weakness, and doubled down on the U.S.’ willingness to take necessary action....
20:15, 2019-06-23

Sudan's leading opposition party rejects strike call A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military rule in Sudan....
18:01, 2019-05-26

Sudanese protesters call for strike amid divisions with army Sudan’s protest leaders have set a date for next week’s two-day general strike in a bid to press the ruling military council to transfer power to a civilian-led authority...
14:15, 2019-05-25

U.S. Planned Strike on Iran After Downing of Drone but Called Off Mission Details about the mission or the reason for the abrupt reversal of plans weren’t immediately known, but officials said a future military response hasn’t been ruled out....
07:15, 2019-06-21

Churches strike deal to restore Jerusalem holy site The three churches in charge of Jerusalem's holiest Christian site say they have reached an agreement to begin a multi-million dollar renovation of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher....
20:45, 2019-05-27

Syrian TV: Israeli rocket strike kills a soldier, injures 1 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says an Israeli rocket attack has struck the country’s south, killing one soldier and injuring another. The Monday report was carried on the Syrian state TV al-Ikhbariya and said one military vehicle was also damaged. It said the rocket landed in Tal a...
22:15, 2019-05-27

Husband says Zaghari-Ratcliffe ends hunger strike in Iran LONDON (AP) — A British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Iran has ended her hunger strike after 15 days. The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe told the BBC that his wife had eaten some porridge with apple and banana. Richard Ratcliffe said Saturday he is “relieved because I wouldn’t have w...
17:45, 2019-06-29

Algerian human rights militant dies on hunger strike ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian human rights militant who went on a hunger strike after being jailed in March in the southern city of Ghardaia has died. The lawyer for Kamel Eddine Fekhar, a doctor in Ghardaia, which is where much of Algeria’s minority Mozabite population lives, died on Tu...
18:15, 2019-05-28

New Zealand teachers strike ahead of 'hacked' budget release The large-scale labor action came a day before the government releases a new "well-being" budget, which it says was hacked. The opposition leaked parts of the new national accounting system....
11:45, 2019-05-29

Kids Strike Around the World to Raise the Alarm on Climate Change More than a million young people are expected to walk the streets Friday in an international protest demanding action on climate change. The latest climate strike is live, with hundreds of thousands of students already having walked out of school in places like New Zealand, India, South Africa, Nige...
04:01, 2019-05-25

German cabin crew union threatens strike in July over pay BERLIN (AP) — A union representing German cabin crew is threatening to stage a strike at the height of the summer travel season amid negotiations with airlines over pay. The UFO union said Thursday that it will ballot members who work for budget airlines Eurowings and Germanwings. Both are part of t...
12:30, 2019-06-20

Argentina strike shuts down key grain ports, grounds flights A nationwide strike in Argentina protesting austerity measures under President Mauricio Macri brought the country's airports to a standstill and halted work at key grains ports on Wednesday, the latest sign of tension in the recession-hit nation....
16:30, 2019-05-29

Asteroid strike may have forged the oldest rocks ever found on Earth The oldest rocks ever found are over four billion years old and we don’t know how they formed – but a massive asteroid bombardment may be responsible...
22:45, 2019-05-21

President Trump Says He Called Off Strike on Iran With 10 Minutes to Spare (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. was “cocked and loaded” to retaliate against Iran for downing an unmanned American surveillance drone, but he canceled the strikes 10 minutes before they were to be launched after being told 150 people could die. Trump̵...
18:45, 2019-06-21

Trump says he aborted retaliatory strike to spare Iranian lives U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he aborted a military strike on Iran because he said it could have killed 150 people, a disproportionate response to Tehran's downing of an unmanned U.S. surveillance drone....
21:45, 2019-06-21

Walmart Chile reaches agreement with union workers to end six-day strike Walmart Chile said its store locations would resume normal operations on Tuesday after it reached an agreement with a union of 17,000 workers who walked off the job last week, ending a six-day strike over wages and automated jobs....
18:15, 2019-07-16

Lufthansa: Cabin crew union threatens strike in July The UFO cabin crew union says Lufthansa staff could walk off the job next month amid a pay dispute. A strike in the middle of summer will likely spell travel chaos for thousands of passengers planning to go on holiday....
20:00, 2019-06-20

National Strike Paralyzes Argentina Amid Economic Woes Argentine unions held a national strike Wednesday, forcing banks to shut their doors, airlines to ground flights and a soccer final to be postponed amid growing anger over President Mauricio Macri’s economic management....
23:30, 2019-05-29

Trump says he still has confidence in John Bolton after scrapping Iran strike President Trump indicated on Saturday that he still has faith in his national security adviser after calling off a strike on Iran minutes before it was set to happen....
17:30, 2019-06-22

Turbulence can strike in clear skies — and aircraft radar can’t detect it “Clear-air turbulence,” which evidently jolted an Air Canada flight Thursday over the Pacific Ocean, strikes with no visible warning in the sky ahead. An aircraft’s radar can’t spot it coming either....
02:00, 2019-07-13

Sudan protest groups calls for strike starting next Tuesday A coalition of Sudanese protest and opposition groups on Friday called for two days of strikes in private and public enterprises next week as part of pressure on military rulers to hand over power to civilians....
00:45, 2019-05-25

Amazon Workers Strike As 'Prime' Shopping Frenzy Hits Amazon workers walked out of a main distribution center in Minnesota on Monday, protesting for improved working conditions during the e-commerce titan's major "Prime" shopping event....
13:45, 2019-07-16

Woman Stuck In Pak After Balakot Strike Reunites With Husband In India Left stranded in Pakistan for three months following the Balakot air strike, a Pakistan-origin woman along with her two children has finally reunited with her husband in India. Married to......
00:30, 2019-06-09

The Latest: China says Trump, Xi strike deal on trade talks OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 2:00 p.m. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed Saturday to a new cease-fire in a year-long trade war between the two nations. That’s according to the Xinhua Chinese state-...
07:45, 2019-06-29

UAW, Faurecia reach tentative deal to end strike at Mich. plant Workers were told to report for the afternoon shift after a nine-hour strike. The settlement ends the threat of disrupted interior parts shipments to Ford, Fiat Chrysler and Tesla....
16:30, 2019-06-21

Amazon workers in Germany strike ahead of major sale German labor union Verdi has called on employees at Amazon facilities in the country to strike. Workers pushing for better wages have timed the work stoppage to coincide with a major sale day for the online retailer....
08:15, 2019-07-15

Sweden strike late against Chile after torrential rain stops play Kosovare Asllani and Madelen Janogy scored late goals as fancied Sweden laboured to a 2-0 victory over World Cup debutants Chile in their Group F encounter in Rennes.The match was interrupted for 45 minutes by lightning and torrential rain in the second half, but Chile had to weather a storm of a di...
01:00, 2019-06-12

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who fear adults are sleepwalking toward a collapse in the global climate system....
01:30, 2019-05-24

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker ends hunger strike, husband says Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has ended a hunger strike in Tehran designed to push for her release, her husband told the BBC on Saturday....
12:45, 2019-06-29

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe ends her two-week hunger strike in Iran Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe -- the British-Iranian charity worker who has been jailed in Iran for more than three years on spying charges -- has broken her hunger strike, her husband Richard Ratcliffe confirmed on Facebook....
12:30, 2019-06-29

| Sweden strike late to beat Chile after World Cup rain delay Sweden scored two late goals to beat Chile 2-0 on Tuesday after a long hold-up in their women's World Cup match in Rennes because of a violent storm....
22:30, 2019-06-11

Husband says British woman held in Iran begins hunger strike LONDON (AP) — The husband of a British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran for over three years says she has begun a hunger strike to protest her detention. Richard Ratcliffe said Saturday that Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe told judicial officials she will refuse food but will drink water until she is grante...
15:45, 2019-06-15

Washington wonders how Iran will respond after Trump abruptly cancels strike President Trump’s decision to cancel a retaliatory strike against Iran might only be a pause in the crisis that culminated Thursday in the regime’s downing of an American military drone....
10:15, 2019-06-22

A British-Iranian Woman and Her Husband Are On Hunger Strike Over Her Imprisonment in Iran As former U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson appears increasingly likely to become Britain’s next Prime Minister, the husband of a British-Iranian charity worker who accuses Johnson of helping Iranian officials justify his wife’s controversial imprisonment is on his seventh day of a hu...
21:30, 2019-06-21

Donald Trump Says He Halted US Strike On Iran To Avoid Mass Casualties President Donald Trump said Friday he is in "no hurry" to bomb Iran, revealing that US forces were "cocked and loaded" to retaliate after the downing of a US spy drone but that he called them back in......
19:00, 2019-06-21

The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the public to support strikes by workers, teachers and students on Monday. The call comes as Hong Kong residents gather for a march through the downtown on S...
07:45, 2019-06-16

Sudanese General Strike Launched to Protest Violent Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Shops were closed and streets were empty across Sudan on Sunday, the first day of a general strike called for the start of the workweek by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanese Professionals Association urged people to stay h...
05:00, 2019-06-10

Nations League: Goncalo Guedes strike guides Portugal to title It wasn't a classic final, but Portugal beat the Netherlands by a single goal to win the first ever Nations League title. The final, played at the home stadium of Porto, was settled by Goncalo Guedes' second-half strike....
00:00, 2019-06-10

Millions join general strike in Sudan aimed at dislodging army Shutdown called in protest against bloody crackdown on protesters last weekMillions of people in Sudan have joined a general strike called by ​pro-reform groups, shutting down the centre of cities across the country despite a wave of arrests and intimidation​.The massive shutdown was called to take ...
22:30, 2019-06-09

Trump says rejected killing people to retaliate for Iran drone strike President Donald Trump said on Friday he was about to approve strikes against Iran for the downing of an unmanned U.S. drone, but didn't like the idea of killing people in retaliation, according to an interview with NBC News....
21:45, 2019-06-21

Lighting strike blamed in Kentucky blaze that scotched 45,000 barrels of bourbon A massive fire that destroyed a Kentucky Jim Beam bourbon warehouse containing some 45,000 barrels of whiskey on Wednesday may have been caused by a lightning strike, a spokesman for the company said....
18:15, 2019-07-03

Months After Balakot Strike, India Launches "Cloud-Proof" Spy Satellite India successfully launched a new "spy satellite" this morning capable of keeping a lookout from space even in cloudy conditions, leaving no room for doubt the next time its armed forces conduct an......
05:00, 2019-05-22

Libya’s Mitiga airport halts air traffic after missile strike: authorities The Libyan capital Tripoli's Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Sunday after the facility was struck by missiles, according to a post on the airport authorities' Facebook page....
03:45, 2019-07-08

Swiss women stage mass strike demanding overdue equality Hundreds of thousands of women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the last such walkout 28 years ago....
23:00, 2019-06-14

Hong Kong businesses vow to strike as anger over extradition bill grows Protest groups to stage fresh rally and #612strike movement spreads before MPs scrutinise legislation on WednesdayScores of Hong Kong businesses have vowed to shut down as anger builds over government plans to push through a law allowing extraditions to China despite a huge weekend protest.The finan...
09:15, 2019-06-11

Indian doctors to widen strike demanding improved safety after attack A leading Indian doctors' association called for a nationwide strike on Monday, stepping up protests by medical staff demanding better security at hospitals after an attack on doctors in Kolkata....
17:30, 2019-06-14

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe ends Iran prison hunger strike Husband also ends strike outside Iranian embassy in London after wife takes foodThe imprisoned British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has ended her hunger strike after 15 days.Her husband, Richard Ratcliffe, who had been holding his own hunger strike outside the Iranian embassy in London in...
11:30, 2019-06-29

UPDATE 1-Romanian union says strike averted at ADM Constanta grain silos The union representing workers at ADM's North Star Shipping grain silos in Romania's Black sea port of Constanta said on Monday an indefinite strike scheduled to start on July 15 had been averted after reaching an deal on wages....
21:15, 2019-07-15

Congress Workers To Go On Hunger Strike To Urge Rahul Gandhi To Stay On Congress workers in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur are set to go on a hunger strike on Saturday to urge party president Rahul Gandhi to not resign from the post....
06:01, 2019-06-29

Lightning strike blamed in Kentucky blaze that scotched 45,000 barrels of bourbon A massive fire that destroyed a Kentucky Jim Beam bourbon warehouse containing some 45,000 barrels of whiskey on Wednesday may have been caused by a lightning strike, a spokesman for the company said....
20:00, 2019-07-03

Albany leaders strike deal to strengthen rent protections for tenants State lawmakers struck a deal Tuesday to toughen the laws that set the rents in nearly 1 million New York City apartments on Tuesday, backing changes that would make it harder for landlords to raise rents and evict tenants. The package of rent bills is set to be formally rolled out Wednesday and has...
02:30, 2019-06-12

Sudan protest group makes strike call with talks deadlocked Sudan's main protest group called on Tuesday for a general strike, saying two late-night negotiation sessions with the army had failed to reach a deal on how to lead the country after the overthrow of former president Omar al-Bashir....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Fiat Chrysler may strike Renault deal to survive changing car industry Fiat Chrysler hasn't been on the cutting edge of automotive change as of late. Unless you count concepts like the Centoventi, the company hasn't done much with EVs -- and its support for autonomy mostly involves supplying minivans to Waymo. The aut......
04:30, 2019-05-26

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradition bill that many fear will undermine freedom and confidence in the commercial hub....
14:45, 2019-06-12

Kurdish MPs, inmates end hunger strike in Turkey after militant leader call Several Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prison inmates in Turkey have ended their hunger strike after a call from jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, one of the MPs told a news conference on Sunday in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir....
13:15, 2019-05-26

Hackers Strike Another Small Florida City, Demanding Hefty Ransom For the second week in a row, a small Florida city has agreed to pay cyber criminals hundreds of thousands of dollars after a ransomware attack crippled city systems....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Jailed former Venezuela interior minister begins hunger strike: legislator A former Venezuelan interior minister who was detained last year is on hunger strike in protest over being held incommunicado for 75 days, an opposition legislator and a source close to the case said on Thursday....
07:00, 2019-07-12

President Trump briefed on missile strike in Saudi Arabia, spokeswoman says U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on the details of a missile strike in Saudi Arabia, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Wednesday....
06:45, 2019-06-20

Yemen's Houthis strike Saudi airport, coalition vows to retaliate The Saudi-led military coalition vowed to respond firmly to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday that wounded 26 people....
17:30, 2019-06-12

Wikipedia co-founder calls for social media strike over privacy issues “Humanity has been contemptuously used by vast digital empires.” Thus begins Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger’s “Declaration of Digital Independence,” a new manifesto of sorts advocating for the decentralization of “Big Social Media.” He is asking for digit...
03:15, 2019-07-03

Sudan workers begin 48-hour strike to spur transfer of power Public services in Sudan were brought to a halt Tuesday as thousands began a 48-hour strike intended to force the military-led government to transition to civilian leadership....
19:01, 2019-05-28

Argentina anti-austerity strike halts flights, trains, buses BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A strike to protest government austerity measures is grounding hundreds of flights and halting bus and train lines in Argentina. Banks, courts, and many schools were closed Wednesday and Argentina’s main grains ports were also shut. Hospitals offered only emergen...
20:30, 2019-05-29

24-hour strike paralyzes Argentina as unions protest austerity measures Flights, trains and buses across Argentina came to a halt as labor unions protested the policies of Mauricio Macri. The president's popularity has plummeted ahead of an election later this year....
10:15, 2019-05-30

Israeli warplanes strike in east Gaza after rocket hits town Palestinian witnesses say Israeli warplanes struck a militant site in the east Gaza Strip early Friday, after a rocket launched from Gaza hit a building in southern Israel, escalating tensions along the border just weeks after a cease-fire...
01:15, 2019-06-14

Yemen's Houthis launch strike on Saudi utility station, no damage Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis launched a projectile into southern Saudi Arabia late on Wednesday which the Saudi-led coalition said landed near a desalination plant without causing damage or casualties....
13:30, 2019-06-20

Macri's key rivals in Argentina presidential election strike alliance with centrist The main ticket opposing Argentine President Mauricio Macri in elections scheduled for October struck a formal alliance on Wednesday with Sergio Massa, a key centrist political figure, a move that could prove crucial in the tight race....
03:45, 2019-06-13

Thousands of students ditch class for ‘school strike’ against global warming Protesters - many of them too young to vote - took to the streets Friday across the World to demand tougher action against global warming as the 28-nation bloc elects a new parliament....
00:15, 2019-05-25

Ryanair Irish pilot union to decide on strike ballot next week Members of Ryanair's Irish pilot union are to decide next week whether to join British colleagues in holding a ballot on strike action, according to a memo distributed to members....
19:45, 2019-07-20

Chile's Codelco seeks to defuse strike after miners clash with police Chilean miner Codelco sweetened its contract offer to workers on Tuesday in a bid to defuse rising tensions after miners striking at its giant Chuquicamata copper mine were involved in clashes with police earlier in the day....
23:30, 2019-06-18

Shallow Mexican seabed traps tsunamis so they strike land repeatedly A tsunami kept pinging back and forth for three days after being triggered by the 8 September 2017 Mexico earthquake, posing even more risk to human life...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Andy Robertson and Oliver Burke strike to haul Scotland over Cyprus hill When any win would do, Scotland delivered one the hard way. Steve Clarke’s tenure is off to the winning start that was necessary, even if his side were unconvincing for long spells of this encounter. Onwards to Belgium, where Clarke will hope for an improvement in standards if his team are to pull o...
02:45, 2019-06-09

British-Iranian Woman Jailed in Tehran Begins New Hunger Strike, Husband Says Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was convicted of sedition after her arrest in 2016. Richard Ratcliffe said he would fast outside the country’s embassy in London in support....
12:45, 2019-06-16

The Witcher First Look: Henry Cavill Is Legolas' Second Coming, Plus Ciri and Yennefer Strike a Pose Netflix knows that people are curious as hell to see just what its upcoming live-action adaptation of The Witcher is going to look like, and it’s perfectly comfortable making everyone wait until it’s good and ready to show off a proper trailer. But they did gift us with a slew of cast photos to feas...
21:30, 2019-07-01

Hunger strike ends after agreement is reached on Indigenous Peoples’ space in Ottawa Polson was protesting the fact the Algonquin Nation was not an equal partner in the redevelopment of the building in the former U.S. Embassy, which is meant to become a centre known as the Indigenous Peoples Space....
02:45, 2019-07-03

Algeria claim second Afcon title after Bounedjah’s lucky strike sinks Senegal The record books may not show exactly how Algeria won their first Africa Cup of Nations since 1990 and, in any case, it is probably best left to the imagination. Their performances over the past month merit the accolade and that much cannot be denied; the pity was that they dropped any pretensions t...
03:45, 2019-07-20

Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz strike Twitter pact to work together on lobbying legislation Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set aside their Twitter bickering Thursday to strike an unusual bargain: an agreement to work together on a bill to ban former members of Congress from lobbying for life.The Texas Republican and the New York Democrat made the pact on Twitter after Ocas...
01:01, 2019-05-31

House approves measure to block Trump from launching military strike against Iran The House proposal would bar the Trump administration from using any federal funds for military force "in or against" the Islamic Republic.        ...
00:45, 2019-07-13

Junior Doctors Reject Mamata Banerjee's Offer, Continue Strike: 10 Points West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's offer to hold talks and resolve the doctors' stir in Bengal, which has now spread to other parts of the country, has been rejected by the junior doctors......
10:15, 2019-06-15

Union workers at Codelco's Chuquicamata mine may strike after rejecting final offer Three unions of Chilean state-run miner Codelco's giant Chuquicamata mine rejected the company's final offer for a new contract on Wednesday and approved a strike, according to a union leader....
07:15, 2019-05-30

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker in Iran starts hunger strike: husband A British-Iranian aid worker jailed in Tehran has begun a hunger strike to demand release, her husband said on Saturday, adding he would support her by fasting outside Iran's embassy in London....
20:15, 2019-06-15

Arsenal 3 Fiorentina 0: Eddie Nketiah and Joe Willock strike in International Champions Cup victory Eddie Nketiah continued his impressive pre-season goal-scoring streak with a match-winning brace in Arsenal's 3-0 victory over Fiorentina on Saturday....
04:45, 2019-07-21

Drone strike near Tripoli kills seven fighters loyal to Haftar: military source At least seven fighters loyal to Libyan National Army (LNA) forces commanded by Khalifa Haftar were killed overnight in a drone strike in southern Tripoli, a military source said....
15:00, 2019-07-21

Tim Tebow Chooses To Watch, Stand Fast In The Faith, And Strike Out Looking Against Position Player When we last checked in with Tim Tebow, he was preparing for professional life full of Triple-A baseball and a personal life full of matrimonial sex. Tebow and his fiancée still haven’t officially tied the knot, so the sex is still on hold, as is the progress of his baseball career. Tebow has been e...
17:15, 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-Lighting strike blamed in Kentucky blaze that scotched 45,000 barrels of bourbon A massive fire that destroyed a Kentucky Jim Beam bourbon warehouse containing some 45,000 barrels of whiskey on Wednesday may have been caused by a lightning strike, a spokesman for the company said....
18:45, 2019-07-03

Jackie Groenen strike sinks Sweden and puts Netherlands into World Cup final New Manchester United signing Jackie Groenen ensured the Netherlands finally got the better of an excellent Hedvig Lindahl in the Swedish goal, in extra time, to set up a final between the reigning world champions, the USA, and the European champions.“Well I just saw a nice angle and we’ve been disc...
05:15, 2019-07-04

Justice Department and House intelligence panel strike deal for Mueller materials The agreement means the committee will not enforce a subpoena against the attorney general, while the Justice Department works to turn over requested materials....
21:30, 2019-05-22

All-India Doctors' Strike Today, AIIMS Alleges Doctor Abused: 10 Points A massive strike by doctors across the country today - to be held in solidarity with doctors in West Bengal who agreed for talks with the government after six days of protest - will hit medical......
07:30, 2019-06-17

Hospitals Join Strike Call In Support Of Doctors In West Bengal: Updates Doctors' Strike Live Updates: Healthcare services at several government and private hospitals in parts of the country are likely to take a hit as scores of doctors have decided to boycott work for a......
07:30, 2019-06-17

METALS-Copper edges higher on Chile mine strike, eyes Fed meet London copper prices moved higher for a second day in early Asian trade on Tuesday as a key mine in Chile halved output due to a strike, while investors waited for news from the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting. Lower interest rates tend to push commodity prices higher as they mean ...
05:30, 2019-06-18

METALS-Copper steady, eyes Fed meet as Chile mine strike rumbles on London copper prices held steady on Tuesday as investors waited for news from the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting, while concerns over a mine strike in top copper producer Chile offset weak U.S. economic data. Lower interest rates tend to push commodity prices higher as they mean l...
09:15, 2019-06-18

Yemen's Houthis Launch Drone Strike On Saudi's Jizan Airport: Report Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone strike on military hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport near the Yemeni border, the group's Masirah TV reported on Sunday....
11:45, 2019-05-26

Riyad Mahrez strike sinks Nigeria and puts Algeria in Afcon final The tournament had been waiting for Riyad Mahrez and in the semi-final he finally arrived. It came down in the end to one shot. A free-kick, perhaps 20 yards out: score it and Algeria were through to their first Cup of Nations final since 1990; miss and they faced extra-time against a Nigeria team w...
03:30, 2019-07-15

METALS-Copper steady; investors eye Fed meeting amid Chile mine strike London copper prices were steady on Tuesday as investors eyed results from the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting, while concerns over a mine strike in top copper producer Chile offset weak U.S. economic data....
11:00, 2019-06-18

Iran shoots down US drone as missile strike in Saudi Arabia raises tensions Iran says US ‘spy’ drone was flying in its airspace amid strained relations over last week’s oil tanker attacks Iran has shot down an unmanned US drone in the strait of Hormuz, accusing Washington of breaching Iran’s national sovereignty and trying to deepen tensions in the region.Iran’s Revolutiona...
10:15, 2019-06-20

Fortnite Fortbyte 89 Location Accessible by flying Scarlet Strike Glider through rings Accessible by flying the Scarlet Strike Glider through the rings east of Snobby Shores is the latest Fortbyte 89 challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
20:45, 2019-06-13

Cricket World Cup 2019 leading run scorers: Top batsmen standings and strike rate The world's finest one-day batsmen are battling it out to be named top run scorer at this summer's 2019 Cricket World Cup, a tournament that looks blessed with some of the most powerful hitters the sport has ever produced....
12:30, 2019-07-10

Amazon Prime Day strike: Minnesota workers are protesting on company's biggest day Amazon fulfillment center workers in Shakopee, Minnesota, along with some Seattle tech employees, plan to start walking out Monday afternoon.        ...
23:45, 2019-07-15

Macri's main rivals in Argentine presidential election strike alliance with centrist The main ticket opposing Argentine President Mauricio Macri in elections scheduled for October struck a formal alliance on Wednesday with Sergio Massa, a key centrist political figure, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
22:45, 2019-06-12

Navy fast-tracks new large 'strike warfare' attack surface drones The Navy is moving fast to build new medium- and large-sized armed surface attack drones able to hunt submarines, surveil the air and sea and launch offensive attacks across air, surface and undersea domains....
05:30, 2019-06-28

Donald Trump Briefed On Saudi Arabia's Missile Strike: White House US President Donald Trump has been briefed about a missile strike on Saudi Arabia, the White House said today, after Yemeni rebels claimed an attack on a power station in the kingdom's south....
22:00, 2019-06-20

MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle pokes fun at Trump's 'Obama-like' Iran strike reversal MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle had some fun at the expense of President Trump on Friday over his dramatic last-minute decision to call off a retaliatory strike on Iran, something she said was "Obama-like."...
13:30, 2019-06-22

Lucy Bronze strike caps win over Norway as England reach semi-finals Shortly before kick-off an unexpectedly strong wind began swirling through Le Havre. Quite apart from taking the edge off a heatwave building in Normandy, it seemed to blow away the nagging doubts about England’s ability to threaten the world’s best sides.Phil Neville had promised that there was “mu...
23:30, 2019-06-27

Watch: Riyad Mahrez nets wonder strike, sends Algeria to AFCON final Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez sent Algeria to the Africa Cup of Nations final with a beautiful stoppage time score against Nigeria in the semifinals....
16:45, 2019-07-15

Cricket World Cup 2019 leading run scorers: Top batsmen standings, highest strike rate The world's finest one-day batsmen are battling it out to be named top run scorer at this summer's 2019 Cricket World Cup, a tournament that looks blessed with some of the most powerful hitters the sport has ever produced....
11:45, 2019-07-08

Iran says it will respond 'firmly' to US aggression amid retaliatory cyberattack, aborted military strike Iran cautioned Saturday that it will “firmly” respond to any aggression or threat by the U.S., a warning that comes after President Trump aborted a military attack while U.S. cyber team carried out a retaliatory digital strike against the regime....
23:00, 2019-06-22

California earthquake: Fears even bigger quake could strike in next three days after largest tremor in 25 years California could be hit by an even bigger earthquake in the next three days after a powerful 6.4 magnitude tremor hit the region - the largest in 25 years....
17:45, 2019-07-05

Saudi Arabia blames Iran and vows ‘stern action’ after missile strike on airport SAUDI Arabia and its allies have blamed Iran and vowed “stern action” after a missile struck the arrival hall of an international airport injured 26....
22:15, 2019-06-13

2020 Dems won't credit Trump for blocking Iran strike: 'Like setting a fire... and then putting it out' President Trump has faced criticism from his own party for not being tough enough on Iran, and now two of his potential 2020 opponents who are against escalation refuse to credit him for exercising restraint....
03:45, 2019-06-24

A Bird Strike Caused an Air Force Plane to Accidentally Drop Three Training Bombs on Florida According to the FAA, over 14,000 bird strikes happen every year at US airports. Most of the time they’re inconsequential, occasionally they can cause a lot of damage, but things could have been especially catastrophic on Monday when a bird strike caused an A-10C Thunderbolt II to accidentally relea...
04:15, 2019-07-05

UPDATE 3-Strike ends at Chile's Chuquicamata copper mine after vote on Codelco offer The three main labor unions at Chile's Chuquicamata mine voted on Thursday to accept the latest contract offer from Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, ending a two-week-old strike that had docked output at the sprawling copper deposit....
05:30, 2019-06-28

South Korean Hyundai Heavy workers stage full-scale strike over merger Unionized workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. staged a full-scale strike on Wednesday to protest a plan to split up the company for a merger with a smaller local shipbuilder....
10:15, 2019-05-22

'America First' allies say Trump saved presidency from John Bolton by scrapping Iran strike Non-interventionist Trump allies are cheering President Trump's Thursday night decision to buck his most senior advisers and abandon an airstrike on Iran, saying the decision could help him win reelection while preventing a major regional war....
20:30, 2019-06-21

Nawaz Sharif Denied Home Cooked Food, Daughter Warns Of Hunger Strike PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz on Monday threatened to stage a hunger strike outside Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore if her father and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was denied provision of homecooked food......
04:00, 2019-07-09

Iran silent over reported cyber strike, warns against 'wrong behaviors’ Iranian leaders didn't mention of reports of a U.S. cyberattack but did warn against "wrong behaviors" amid impending sanctions.        ...
04:15, 2019-06-24

NHL free agency winners and losers: Stars, Rangers strike big as Sharks lose key player Joe Pavelski chose the Dallas Stars because he believes they're a Stanley Cup contender; Pavelski, Corey Perry, Andrej Sekera pull them closer.       ...
03:15, 2019-07-02

Wild video shows lightning strike a tree during second round of U.S. Women's Open The second round of the 2019 U.S. Women's Open was in a weather delay on Friday when lightning struck a tree between the 18th and 11th holes.        ...
05:45, 2019-06-01

House votes to end US role in Yemen, poised to block Trump from launching Iran strike Next up: a proposal that would bar Trump from launching a military strike against Iran, which supporters predict will pass in a vote set for Friday.        ...
01:00, 2019-07-12

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran goes on hunger strike Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held in a Tehran prison, is refusing food as she marks her daughter's fifth birthday. She was arrested in 2016 after she took her daughter to visit family....
16:45, 2019-06-15

Sen. Richard Blumenthal pushes AT&T and Nexstar to strike a deal, restore channels for DirecTV, U-verse Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is urging AT&T and Nexstar to restore access to 120-plus Nexstar stations that were blacked out July 3.       ...
07:45, 2019-07-09

Colorado Rapids 0 Arsenal 3: Gabriel Martinelli scores on debut as Saka, Olayinka strike in US preseason win Arsenal got off to a winning start in pre-season as goals from Bukayo Saka, James Olayinka and a debut strike from Gabriel Martinelli saw the Gunners cruise to a 3-0 victory over Colorado Rapids....
05:15, 2019-07-16

Fox News Exclusive: Trump delivers stern warning to Iran after calling off retaliatory military strike President Trump, after calling off a military strike on Iran following the downing of an American drone last month, delivered a stern warning to the regime during an interview with Fox News....
04:15, 2019-07-02

Detroit Golf Club workers threaten strike if no deal reached before Rocket Mortgage Classic Detroit Golf Club groundskeepers are calling for new contract ahead of this week's Rocket Mortgage Classic on the PGA Tour.        ...
19:30, 2019-06-27

Students From 1,600 Cities Just Walked Out of School to Protest Climate Change. It Could Be Greta Thunberg’s Biggest Strike Yet Hundreds of thousands of students around the world walked out of their schools and colleges Friday in the latest in a series of strikes urging action to address the climate crisis. According to event organizers Fridays for Future, over 1664 cities across 125 countries registered strike actions, with...
16:45, 2019-05-25

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman ends hunger strike in Tehran jail Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband, Richard Ratcliffe, told British media that his wife had eaten some food in prison. The 40-year-old Iranian activist was detained by Iranian authorities on sedition charges....
04:00, 2019-06-30

Uber and Lyft Drivers Strike Alongside Fast Food Workers in LA, Demand $30 Minimum Wage Around 100 rideshare drivers protested their working conditions this afternoon in Los Angeles, engaging in a “take over” of an Uber Hub, before joining up with a contingent of fast food workers from McDonald’s who were striking for the right to unionize. Read more......
01:00, 2019-05-24

South Western Railway strike: Royal Ascot racegoers face travel chaos as five-day walkout gets under way Thousands of racegoers heading to Royal Ascot face travel chaos this week as a five-day strike in the long-running dispute over guards on trains gets under way....
11:00, 2019-06-17

FAA Bans Flights Near Persian Gulf as President Trump Orders Military Strike Against Iran Then Calls It Off The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order overnight barring U.S.-based airlines from flying over some airspace controlled by Iran. The FAA order came just as news broke that President Donald Trump had ordered a military strike against Iran on Thursday, but had called it off at th...
14:30, 2019-06-21

National rail strike: Threat of first walkout in 20 years moves a step closer in major dispute over pensions The first national rail strike since 1994 has moved a step closer with more than 40,000 mainline rail staff to be balloted in an escalating dispute over pensions....
13:15, 2019-06-28

Nets strike fast, landing Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, as NBA free agency opens with a bang Teams and players were able to begin negotiations at 6 p.m. Eastern on Sunday and within 90 minutes, they had reached agreement on deals collectively worth more than $2 billion....
03:30, 2019-07-01

Netherlands reach Women's World Cup final as Jackie Groenen extra-time strike sees off Sweden The European champions will meet the reigning champions in Sunday's World Cup Final after the Netherlands beat Sweden 1-0 to set-up a clash with the USA....
01:15, 2019-07-04

Volkswagen Plans IPO for Up to 15% of Traton Volkswagen said it will offer up to 15% of its truck unit Traton in a range of €27 ($30.5) to €33 a share, making the initial public offering worth up to €1.9 billion....
06:00, 2019-06-14

Companies are trying something new with their 401(k) plans. It might get you to save more A growing number of companies automatically take money from their employees paychecks and deposit it into a retirement account — even after a worker has opted out....
18:30, 2019-06-12

Nintendo has no plans to give up on the 3DS just yet Nintendo of America may have a new president, but its approach to supporting the 3DS console is the same as ever: if you want it, we've got it. During E3 2019, the new president, Doug Bowser, told Time that the handheld console "continues to do quite well" and is still in demand from consu...
12:30, 2019-06-16

The fastest NBN plans in Australia When you're on the hunt for the speediest NBN plan available, the sheer range of options, providers and contracts can be a tad baffling. Some telcos are offering what should be the same speed for half the price of others, so what's the catch?We've painstakingly sifted through all the ...
10:15, 2019-06-24

Boeing says has no plans to change name of 737 max Boeing Co said on Monday it had no plans to change the name of the 737 MAX after a news report that it would be prepared to do so to improve its future marketing....
20:30, 2019-06-17

No Plans To Change Name Of 737 MAX, Says Boeing Boeing Co said on Monday it had no plans to change the name of the 737 MAX after news reports that it would be prepared to do so to improve its future marketing....
00:15, 2019-06-18

Illinois plans to self-destruct Here's a basic principle for 21st century governance: to attract investment and high-skilled workers, a government must make it attractive to do business in their locale....
15:45, 2019-05-29

Mitsubishi plans new SUV strategy Greater differentiation between three key models, plus EV options, are on the cards Mitsubishi will reorganise its SUV line-up to create clearer space between the Outlander, Eclipse Cross and ASX, a senior source has revealed. The strategy, set to roll out from 2020, will be made possible by the fi...
05:00, 2019-05-23

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
03:45, 2019-06-24

Africa Cup of Nations: Hosts Egypt stunned by late South Africa strike • Thembinkosi Lorch hits 85th-minute winner in Cairo• Nigeria come from behind to beat champions CameroonThembinkosi Lorch scored the winner for South Africa in their shock 1-0 victory over Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations. Lorch struck following a counterattack with just five minutes remaining to...
08:30, 2019-07-07

Libya’s Mitiga airport halts air traffic after missile strike: airport statement The Libyan capital Tripoli's Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Thursday after the facility was struck by missiles, according to a post on the airport authority's Facebook page....
21:30, 2019-07-18

'We need change': Amazon workers are planning a labor strike on Prime Day Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Minneapolis are using the Prime Day strike to push for higher pay and better working conditions.       ...
19:00, 2019-07-10

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
16:15, 2019-06-20

Amazon workers are planning a strike on Prime Day: 'We need change' Workers at an Amazon warehouse in suburban Minneapolis are using the strike to push for higher pay and better working conditions.       ...
22:15, 2019-07-08

'War with Iran would be a colossal mistake.' Lawmakers push to block military strike Trump threatened Iran with "overwhelming force” if it attacks “anything American.” But some lawmakers say a war with Iran would be a prolonged conflict – precisely the kind of “endless war” Trump campaigned against.        ...
14:30, 2019-06-28

Poland plans to buy 32 F-35A fighters: minister Poland plans to buy 32 Lockheed Martin F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Tuesday, amid the growing assertiveness of neighbour Russia....
10:45, 2019-05-28

CBOE Plans To Invest In Tradelegs CHICAGO and BOCA RATON, Fla., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it plans to invest in Tradelegs, the developer of advanced decision-support software that institutional investors can employ to optimize investment performance....
15:30, 2019-05-22

M1 wipes out its 19 mobile plans, replaces them with just two Singapore mobile operator now offers just two service plans at S$25 for a SIM-only, no-contract base plan that includes 30GB of data and 1,000 minutes of talktime as well as a S$30 base plan contract that includes the customer's device of choice and 12GB of data....
13:00, 2019-05-28

U.S. Plans New Military Deployment in Poland President Trump and his Polish counterpart will meet on Wednesday to make what administration officials said would be a major announcement on troop deployments....
23:30, 2019-06-11

Income Options Are Coming to 401(k) Plans More employers are exploring ways to help 401(k) participants turn their savings into a sustainable income in retirement, even ahead of Congress passing legislation that would make it easier to do so....
16:00, 2019-07-11

Ben & Jerry’s plans to unveil CBD ice cream — once FDA allows it With such flavors as Half Baked, it should come as no surprise that Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream plans to tap into the growing CBD market. The company, owned by Unilever, announced on its website Thursday that it will add CBD, short for cannabidiol, to its product as soon as it’s legalized on a fed...
21:30, 2019-05-31

The FBI plans more social media surveillance The FBI wants to gather more information from social media. Today, it issued a call for contracts for a new social media monitoring tool. According to a request-for-proposals (RFP), it's looking for an "early alerting tool" that would help it monitor......
02:15, 2019-07-13

PlayStation Vue is raising prices for all of its plans Another year, another price hike for the PlayStation Vue TV-streaming service. On Monday, the company announced that it was raising the prices of all of its multi-channel plans by $5 per month. The change will be effective starting today for new subs......
23:00, 2019-07-01

Someone may have just leaked all of Microsoft’s plans for E3 2019 In many ways, E3 2019 will be the last hurrah for this video game console generation. Sony has recently confirmed that it is already deep in development on its PlayStation 4 successor, and Microsoft started talking about the future of Xbox a full year ago. Of course, Sony isn’t actually going ...
23:15, 2019-05-21

From overhaul to tinkering: Big 6 transfer plans set in EPL One club is in desperate need of an overhaul. Another cannot sign any players at all. Others might just decide to tinker around the edges. The transfer window is in full swing and it promises to be another important offseason for the Premier League’s so-called “Big 6.” Here is a lo...
09:00, 2019-06-14

Pentagon plans to put up shelter for at least 7.5K migrants WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. The Pentagon announced Wednesday that the Department of Homeland Security made the request,...
05:00, 2019-05-23

Pemex plans to refinance debt 'soon' -CFO Mexican state oil firm Pemex plans to go to the market "soon" to refinance its debt, Chief Financial Officer Alberto Velazquez said at an event on Tuesday....
22:45, 2019-06-04

BT confirms plans to shut 270 offices BT is pressing ahead with plans to shut down as many as 270 offices in a major restructure that will see 13,000 jobs cut.The programme was announced by former CEO Gavin Patterson in May and will see 13,000 jobs cut, mainly in back office and middle management roles, and a move to base its operations...
13:30, 2019-06-06

US Says It Has No plans To Cap H-1B Work Visa Programme The Trump administration has no plans to cap H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, the State Department said on Thursday....
02:15, 2019-06-21

No electric plans for Porsche GT division Flagship GT3 will retain its naturally aspirated flat-six for the foreseeable future Hybrid 911 and Taycan signal big changes for Porsche's mainstream line-up, but track-focused specials will stay focused on combustion Porsche’s GT division has no plans to electrify its models, according to boss ...
03:15, 2019-06-21

The best Verizon Wireless plans in May 2019 The best Verizon plan for you is going to depend largely on what you need to use it for. Verizon has a wide variety of plan types, from premium unlimited data plans to cheap prepaid plans with a touch of data to let you check emails now and then.To figure out which Verizon plan is best for you, you&...
00:15, 2019-05-23

Trump says he plans to keep criticizing Fed over rates WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has no intention of ending his public attacks on the Federal Reserve’s interest rate policies even though he knows he has made Chairman Jerome Powell’s job more difficult. Trump tells ABC News that he thinks economic growth and stock marke...
17:45, 2019-06-14

Huawei Plans Extensive Layoffs in the U.S. Huawei Technologies is planning extensive job cuts at its U.S. operations as the Chinese technology giant continues to struggle with its American blacklisting....
07:45, 2019-07-14

South Western Railway strike sparks rush-hour misery as commuters forced to form huge 200m queues along Surbiton high street The start of a five-day strike by South Western Railway staff sparked rush hour misery on Tuesday morning as commuters complained of rammed trains and massive queues outside stations....
21:30, 2019-06-18

Manchester stabbing suspect 'had manual on lethal ways to strike with a knife', court hears A terror suspect who is accused of attempted murder after a brutal stabbing in Manchester on New Year's Eve had a manual of "lethal ways to strike with a knife", a court heard....
22:15, 2019-06-12

Donald Trump: US was 'cocked and loaded' to launch Iran strike but it was cancelled to save 150 lives President Donald Trump has explained his decision to call off airstrikes against targets in Iran because he was told 150 lives would be lost by one of his generals....
20:15, 2019-06-21

Saudi Arabia airport attack: 26 injured after missile strike by suspected Houthi rebels on Abha airport A 'cross-border terrorist' attack on a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia has left 26 people wounded, including two children, the Saudi-led coalition has said....
14:15, 2019-06-12

'A colossal mistake': GOP-controlled Senate votes down measure blocking Iran military strike The GOP-controlled Senate defeated a bill that would have required Donald Trump to get explicit congressional approval for a military strike on Iran.        ...
23:01, 2019-06-28

Sanofi plans 466 job cuts as part of R&D reshuffle Sanofi on Wednesday said a reorganization of its research and development operation in Germany and France would result in 466 job cuts in the two countries....
17:45, 2019-06-19

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media giant is announcing Libra, a cryptocurrency it is creating with more than two dozen partners including Uber, PayPal, Visa and Spotify. The digital currenc...
13:15, 2019-06-18

British Gas owner Centrica plans to cut 700 jobs British Gas owner Centrica plans to cut around 700 management and back office jobs under previously announced reductions, as it faces "growing challenges."...
16:30, 2019-06-19

Amy Klobuchar to Outline Plans for Her First 100 Days as President Ms. Klobuchar is set to unveil a list of well over 100 actions she would take in the early days of her presidency, without the involvement of Congress....
11:45, 2019-06-18

Heathrow third runway expansion plans revealed Plans unveiled to lower M25 and reroute rivers as campaigners warn of environmental impactThe scale of the disruption from Heathrow airport’s expansion project has been revealed with the publication of detailed plans to lower the M25 for the third runway to cross, reroute rivers, replace utilities a...
11:00, 2019-06-18

Telstra's new SIM-only plans serve up some of the telco's best-ever deals Although Telstra might be known for some of the more, ah, "premium priced" phone plans available in Australia, that high cost is typically paired with a wide range of included extras and frankly excellent coverage.So when the country's biggest telco decides to offer up some of its magic at a di...
10:00, 2019-06-19

Centre Plans To Use Artificial Intelligence To Help Farmers The Union Agriculture Ministry on Wednesday signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with IBM India to provide weather forecasts and soil moisture information to farmers....
23:45, 2019-07-03

Trump Plans 'Major' Iran Sanctions President Trump tweeted that he plans to impose “major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday,” following his decision to call off a military attack on the country....
08:00, 2019-06-23

XFL's plans for upcoming season starting to take shape Oliver Luck's first year as the XFL's commissioner has mostly been confined to the office and getting the league's framework set up. The next couple months are what Luck refers to as the fun part of preparing for next year's return....
15:15, 2019-07-02

Best Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus plans and prices in Australia Naturally, the freshly-launched range of Galaxy handsets contains a Galaxy S10 Plus, and it just so happens that it's one of the most expensive and powerful Android handsets money can buy!You can check out everything there is to know about this powerful, pretty handset and learn our impressions...
10:15, 2019-06-24

OYO Plans to Dominate the Hotel Industry---on a Budget Indian hotel chain OYO has expanded to 74 countries since it opened in 2013, touting its ‘comfort design’ and ‘hard-to-ignore prices.’ Customer reviews tell a different story....
18:15, 2019-06-20

Best Samsung Galaxy S10 plans and prices in Australia With the Samsung Galaxy S10 and its more expensive, and more affordable, siblings landing in Australia, everyone's eager to get their hands on what is shaping up to be one the best Android handsets around.While you can learn everything there is to know about the handset in our hands-on Samsung ...
10:15, 2019-06-24

Congress may actually get something done – and give a boost to retirement plans The Senate is considering the Secure Act – which could benefit employees and employers – after it passed the House resoundinglyA few months ago I wrote about how a bill that could have a big impact on retirement plans for small business took a few first important steps towards becoming law by unanim...
18:45, 2019-06-27

World Looms Large in Fed Rate Plans Like it or not, the Fed is the world’s central bank. Thus, it is now signaling it will likely cut rates in coming months, not because the U.S. is headed into recession, but because shadows are growing over the rest of the world....
14:00, 2019-06-20

Here’s what Trump plans to discuss with outgoing PM Theresa May President Trump is expected to meet with outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday to talk about Brexit, the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, Iran and climate change....
05:30, 2019-06-04

Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations: WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
12:45, 2019-07-14

How Europe’s ‘Digital Tax’ Plans Will Hit U.S. Tech Companies France and Britain are hatching plans to tax the revenue, rather than the profit, of companies such as Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google that make their sales primarily in cyberspace. They’re the first of potentially several countries in Europe implementing “digital taxes” meant to extract mo...
20:15, 2019-07-16

Now That Game of Thrones Is Over, Here Are Your Memorial Day Weekend TV Plans Congrats everybody, we made it to Memorial Day Weekend! For many, that means we get three days of freedom, and for many of that many, that means we're in the mood to watch a lotta TV.......
23:30, 2019-05-24

AAC commissioner has 'no plans' to replace UConn after 2020 American Athletic Conference Mike Aresco said the league has "no plans" to expand when the University of Connecticut leaves to rejoin the Big East next year....
03:30, 2019-07-17

Fed's Rate Cut Plans Stop Making Sense The facts have changed, but the Federal Reserve sure doesn’t seem like it is changing its mind on leaning toward an interest-rate cut at its policy meeting later this month....
04:00, 2019-07-17

This Outdoor Barware Will Make Your Summer Plans Even Better We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
01:45, 2019-06-28

Toyota amps up U.S. EV plans to join new ‘surge' Toyota is ramping up electric vehicle deployment plans, pulling forward its goal of selling 5.5 million electrified vehicles by five years and aiming to develop a solid-state battery by next summer as it races to meet a "sudden surge" of EV popularization....
09:00, 2019-06-10

William McRaven on White House run: No plans, but 'never say never' Retired Adm. William McRaven, who oversaw the Navy SEAL raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in 2011, is not completely closing the door to running for president....
01:30, 2019-05-22

Cboe Announces Plans for New Venue in Amsterdam LONDON – 3 July 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced plans to establish a new venue in Amsterdam to ensure the company is well-positioned to continue to serve its customers across Europe from April 2019, ...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Canada plans to ban single-use plastics by 2021 Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces plans to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021. Speaking at a nature reserve south of Montreal, Trudeau said items to be banned include such as water bottles, plastic bags and straws. (June 10)        ...
19:45, 2019-06-10

Here’s How Elon Musk Plans to Put a Computer in Your Brain To hear Musk tell it, Neuralink's hardware is either a state-of-the-art tool for understanding the brain, a clinical advance for people with neurological disorders, or the next step in human evolution...
20:01, 2019-07-17

Air China plans to buy 20 A350-900 aircraft from Airbus Air China , China's flagship carrier, will buy 20 A350-900 jets from Airbus SE worth $6.54 billion based on list prices, the carrier said on Thursday....
18:45, 2019-07-11

Venezuela's Guaido says no plans for further talks in Norway Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Friday that the opposition does not currently plan to join a new round of talks in Norway with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro, after mediation efforts collapsed last month without a deal....
00:00, 2019-06-08

Daimler Plans To Cut Administration Costs By 20%: Report Incoming Daimler boss Ola Kaellenius is working on a cost cut program to reach profit margin targets which are threatened by global trade woes and ramp up issues at factories....
20:15, 2019-05-21

Plans proceed to build new bus terminal in New York NEW YORK (AP) — Plans to build a new Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York are moving forward. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said Thursday that it is starting a formal environmental review process to replace the crumbling, 1950s-era facility with a new terminal in Manhattan. Commut...
23:45, 2019-05-23

Gov. Cuomo plans ‘solidarity trip’ to Israel Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Sunday he plans to make a “solidarity trip” to Israel following the end of the legislative session, which sunsets June 19. “As a sign of solidarity, at this time of crisis for the Jewish people, I’m going to be doing another trip to Israel as a trip in soli...
13:15, 2019-06-03

As GM touts investment plans, UAW slams cuts GM's investment commitments ahead of this year's contract negotiations have been met with mixed reactions amid a strategy to close plants in Ohio, Michigan and Maryland....
07:45, 2019-06-03

McAfee plans return to public markets - WSJ Cybersecurity software firm McAfee Llc is planning a return to the public markets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:15, 2019-07-10

Jets’ Sam Darnold has plans to hold his own camp Le’Veon Bell’s first day with the Jets brought ample noise and chatter, but Sam Darnold is quietly becoming the leader many thought he was capable of being. The Jets kicked off their three-day mandatory minicamp Tuesday, but Darnold has plans to work with his new offensive weapons beyond this week. ...
07:45, 2019-06-05

Money Shop plans £18m customer payout pot One of Britain's biggest short-term consumer lenders is to ring-fence an £18m compensation pot for creditors as it prepares to wind itself up following a surge in customer complaints....
00:30, 2019-07-16

Heathrow plans its own Ulez for drivers doing drop-off at up to £15 a day Thousands of Heathrow passengers will be made to pay a "pollution charge" of up to £15 if they drive to the airport to catch flights, it was announced today....
14:15, 2019-05-24

Tom Steyer Will Run for President and Plans to Spend $100 Million on His Bid Mr. Steyer, the hedge fund investor turned impeachment activist, may disrupt the Democratic primary with his vast fortune and confrontational tactics....
17:30, 2019-07-09

Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations - WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
13:30, 2019-07-14

Amazon plans to spend $700 million on this new initiative Amazon.com is expected to announce on Thursday it plans to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce to help its employees move into more advanced jobs.       ...
14:15, 2019-07-11

Huawei reportedly plans to lay off hundreds of employees in the US The layoffs are expected to hit Huawei's U.S. development subsidiary Futurewei, according to the Journal. Futurewei employs 850 people in research labs throughout the U.S., including Texas, California and Washington state....
16:15, 2019-07-14