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High-tech vertical farming is on the rise – but is it any greener?

Online supermarket Ocado is investing £17 million in vertical farming in the UK. The approach uses no pesticides, but it can still have a hefty carbon footprint...

High-tech vertical farming is on the rise – but is it any greener?

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Ocado sows $22 million 'vertical farming' seed to diversify Britain's Ocado is plowing 17 million pounds ($22 million) into the emerging "vertical farming" industry, further diversifying the online grocer and technology group's business....
13:15, 2019-06-10

U.S. vertical farms are racing against the sun Leafy salad greens grown under banks of LED lights, with mist or drips of water are having their day in the sun. Several top U.S. indoor farms, stacked with plants from floor to ceiling, tell Reuters they are boosting production to a level where they can now supply hundreds of grocery stores....
13:30, 2019-07-05

Which is the world's most vertical city? You might think of Hong Kong, given its famous skyscraper skyline, but by different measures of verticality other cities come out on topLooking out from sky100, Hong Kong’s highest observation deck on the 100th floor of the city’s tallest building, the 494-metre-high International Commerce Centre, y...
18:30, 2019-07-16

A greener way to go: what’s the most eco-friendly way to dispose of a body? Burial uses too much land; cremation releases too much CO2. So what about composting our loved ones – or even dissolving them?In the middle of a cavernous factory floor in Pudsey, Leeds, sits a gleaming steel cylinder. One day, its maker believes, most of us will end up in something similar.The mach...
21:00, 2019-07-09

Spectacular vertical gardens around the world Vertical green walls are living gardens made up of plants and flowers. These architectural gems are in India, Australia, Singapore, California and beyond.       ...
19:45, 2019-07-10

How Dubai's decadent brunches are getting greener When writer Guy Beringer introduced the concept of brunch more than a century ago -- a civilized late-morning meal, not as early as breakfast or as heavy as Sunday lunch -- he could not have foreseen what it would become in its most elite incarnation....
21:30, 2019-07-08

Hungary To Make Public Transportation Greener Hungary's public transport systems will offer greener services by switching to non-polluting vehicles, official sources said here on Tuesday. "Regional councils are taking steps to introduce green......
16:30, 2019-07-10

Could electric planes be the answer to a greener future? The battle to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is gaining momentum – with pressure on businesses to play their part coming from both shareholders and customers alike....
00:45, 2019-06-19

Canon's G7 X III can shoot vertical video for your Instagram Canon has unveiled a pair of PowerShot cameras that are well suited for YouTube and Instagram creators, even more so than its high-end EOS R cameras. The G7 X III and G5 X II, successors to the PowerShot G7 X II and G5 X, both pack 20-megapixel 1-inc......
16:00, 2019-07-09

Could fracking with carbon dioxide instead of water be greener? Using CO2 to fracture rocks for oil and gas is being touted as a more environmentally friendly approach to fracking, but it may not be greener overall...
18:15, 2019-05-30

European trade policy seen going greener after EU parliament vote The rise of the Greens, the "Greta effect" of a young Swedish climate activist and the entry of French President Emmanuel Macron's party into the European Parliament are likely to result in a more defensive and climate-oriented EU trade policy....
18:15, 2019-05-27

Changeover to greener cars needs to speed up, say world's engineers They say older combustion-engined cars need to disappear more quickly to achieve air quality goals globally The rate at which older combustion-engined cars are removed from the world’s roads will have to speed-up if air quality around the globe is to be tackled rapidly, the world’s car engineers bel...
18:30, 2019-07-11

Von der Leyen sets out greener, fairer Europe to EU lawmakers Germany's Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday sketched out her vision of a greener, fairer and rule-based Europe in a last-ditch effort to win the votes of European socialist and liberal lawmakers to become the first female European Commission head....
17:15, 2019-07-16

Top Hamptons chefs turn to gardening for greener menus Drew Hiatt, executive chef of Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton, says he works four to six hours a day in the restaurant’s one-acre garden....
03:45, 2019-06-17

Ocado invests in 'vertical farms' to grow produce near distributors £17m investment includes formation of venture to develop systems to sell to other retailersOcado is investing £17m in high-tech farming with the aim of growing herbs and other produce alongside its robot-run distribution centres around the world.The online grocery specialist has bought a 58% stake i...
23:45, 2019-06-10

Canon Stabs Tradition in the Back With Camera That Supports Vertical Video Canon’s G7 X line has long been a favorite of photographers who wanted a travel-friendly camera that could still capture high-quality images. But with the rise of smartphones and the decline of point-and-shoots, Canon began pushing its compact cameras towards vloggers, who I’ve seen use cameras like...
05:45, 2019-07-09

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 with a vertical camera setup pictured in new design renders The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 will arrive this summer chock-full of flagship features, in a rainbow of dazzling colors, and in four—yes, four—different variants, if rumors are to be believed. Contrary to previous reports, the Note 10 lineup won't be a radical departure from its predecessors and the Gal...
21:45, 2019-05-23

Chinese vertical dramas made for phone viewing show the future of mobile video Mobile video is a big deal, but you don’t need me to tell you that. Big Tech has been fast-moving into the mobile video space for a few years now, and recently a slew of mobile-specific content has arrived. Instagram launched IGTV in 2018, and is pushing creators to explore what’s possible for mobil...
13:30, 2019-07-17

Hunter-gathering seems to have been easier than farming Enlarge / An Agta family relaxing in the afternoon. (credit: Mark Dyble) For most of our history, humans got hold of food like any other animal: by hunting and foraging, moving around to find the best resources. Settling down in one place to cultivate crops is a comparatively recent development. B...
18:15, 2019-05-24

This robotic farm uses 90% less water than traditional farming Iron Ox's robotic farm uses 90% less water than traditional farming. The plants are grown without soil in sensor-connected, hydroponic trays. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Following is the transcript of the video. This robotic farm uses 90% less water than traditional farmin...
02:45, 2019-07-20

Pollutionwatch: how farming causes harm to rural air quality Concern grow over ammonia particles from fertiliser and bioaerosol from intensive farmsWe think of the countryside as being a place of fresh air. Each weekend thousands of us leave our cities to hike or cycle in rural areas or simply to enjoy time in nature. Increasing attention is being given, howe...
00:30, 2019-06-21

Fight for Supremacy in Indoor Farming Escalates With New Funding Venture investors are firing another salvo in the increasingly competitive field of indoor farming, a growing market that has already drawn powerhouse firms like SoftBank Vision Fund and GV....
14:30, 2019-06-11

Humans couldn't pronounce 'f' and 'v' sounds before farming developed The development of agriculture in the Neolithic transformed world languages thanks to softer food – a finding that resolves a long-standing puzzle of the origin of speech sounds...
16:15, 2019-05-21

Nirmala Sitharaman Talks Of Zero Budget Farming, Allocation Up By 78% Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said the country needs to replicate "zero budget farming" as part of the government's plan to help farmers double their income. In her speech presenting the......
19:15, 2019-07-05

Scientists work out way to make Mars surface fit for farming Aerogel sheet mimics Earth’s greenhouse effect and could help to create fertile oasesFor future astronauts bound for Mars it will surely rank as a positive: when they sit down to dinner on the barren red planet, they should at least have plenty of greens.The harsh environment on Mars has always made...
18:15, 2019-07-15

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Seeks Month's Parole For Farming His Fields Jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sought parole for over a month for farming at his fields in Haryana's Sirsa, officials said Saturday....
18:15, 2019-06-22

Infarm raises $100 million to expand its urban farming platform to the U.S. and beyond Infarm, a startup that distributes "modular farms" to urban locations, has raised $100 million in a series B round of funding led by Atomico.Read More...
16:30, 2019-06-11

Next generation farming: How drones are changing the face of British agriculture Agricultural drones could help farmers take care of their crops and even cut down on pesticides. While there's certainly some buzz, laws and price tags may hinder the industry from taking off....
17:00, 2019-07-19

Ubisoft tackles XP farming in Assassin’s Creed Story Creator Ubisoft is taking action against players who are using Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s Story Creator mode to exploit the game’s character levelling system. Announced at E3 2019 and released shortly after, the Story Creator Mode is supposed to allow players to make their own ques...
11:30, 2019-07-13

Jefferies upgrades Deere, sees a major farming turnaround Deere's stock could grow even more as better balance in the global crop and livestock markets drive an equipment replacement, according to Jefferies....
23:00, 2019-06-27

Climate crisis and antibiotic use could 'sink' fish farming industry – report Investors’ network warns of serious risk to aquaculture from global heating as well as over-reliance on medicinesThe climate crisis, drug use and feeding farmed fish with wild stocks risks “sinking” the $230bn (£180bn) aquaculture industry, according to an ethical investment network.Fish farms now s...
12:30, 2019-06-05

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: #NoTobacco Day, China’s economy, family farming, #ClimateAction This Wednesday, we cover: the dangers of smoking for World No Tobacco Day; China’s creative economy; sustainability through family farming, floating cities and #ClimateAction....
23:00, 2019-05-29

Animal Crossing: New Horizons adds crafting and farming, gets delayed til 2020 After months of silence, Nintendo has unveiled the first gameplay footage of its new Animal Crossing game on Switch – now called Animal Crossing: New Horizons – at its Nintendo Direct E3 2019 event. Our first gameplay footage of the game shows the villager farming and craftin...
21:00, 2019-06-11

The rise and fall and rise of Mike Middleton Mike Middleton had no idea what he was letting himself in for when he agreed to be the first opponent of Audley Harrison The post The rise and fall and rise of Mike Middleton appeared first on Boxing News....
17:30, 2019-05-21

‘Disaster resilient’ farming reduces agriculture risks, yields economic gains, says new UN agriculture agency report A scale of economic gains through easy-to-implement "disaster resilient" farming practices was revealed on Monday at the launch of a new study by the United Nations agriculture agency....
15:30, 2019-05-21

Bitcoin hit $8,000 again. What's behind the rise Bitcoin just surged past $8,000 on Tuesday, hitting its highest mark since last July. It tapered off slightly by mid-afternoon, but is still trading at its highest level in nearly a year....
23:45, 2019-05-22

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise The number of Americans applying for first-time unemployment benefits increased last week, but remained near historically low levels, a sign of a firm labor market....
20:15, 2019-07-18

Thank Boeing for the Dow's Latest Rise The Dow Jones Industrial Average is within striking distance of a record, thanks to a stock that had been one of its biggest laggards earlier this year: Boeing....
01:00, 2019-06-20

GST Collections Rise 6.67% To Rs 1,00,289 Crore In May The revenue in May 2019 is 2.21 per cent higher than the monthly average of GST revenue in FY 2018-19 (Rs 98,114 crore)," the official statement said....
16:00, 2019-06-01

Why E-Scooters Are on the Rise, Along With Injuries It’s been less than two years since the first crop of stand-up electric scooters for rent were dumped on a city sidewalk, but they can now be found around the world. Startups including Bird, Lime, Skip and Spin allow riders to locate and unlock scooters with an app. When they reach their destination...
12:30, 2019-07-20

Oil exports are on the rise in Louisiana LAFOURCHE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port is becoming a major world source of exported crude oil. The New Orleans Advocate reports the port, or LOOP, has more than doubled the number of oil tankers loaded for crude export in the first six months of the year. The major force behind the su...
16:00, 2019-06-17

Here's how you can profit from the rise of the robots ROBO Global, the company behind one of the stock market's top robotics-focused exchange-traded funds, just launched a health-care fund to capitalize on a more specific trend in the space....
20:30, 2019-07-14

The rise of robots-as-a-service Just as cable companies include set-top box costs in their monthly bill, robot makers will sell subscriptionss of hardware/software bundles.Read More...
12:30, 2019-07-01

J D Wetherspoon comparable sales rise 6.9% British pub operator J D Wetherspoon Plc on Wednesday reported a 6.9% rise in comparable sales for the 10 weeks to July 7 and a 6.6% increase in total sales....
09:30, 2019-07-10

Get Your First Look at The Rise of Skywalker's Sith Trooper Another Star Wars movie, another Stormtrooper redesign. If The Last Jedi had the Executioner, and The Force Awakens had the First Order trooper design itself, now The Rise of Skywalker is bringing the full might of the dark side.Read more......
03:15, 2019-07-11

U.S. business inventories rise moderately in May U.S. business inventories rose moderately in May as sales rebounded, suggesting that inventory accumulation could have been a drag on economic growth in the second quarter....
18:45, 2019-07-16

PC Shipments Rise After Several Quarters of Decline Personal-computer shipments rose in the second quarter for the first time since last year, as businesses sought upgrades to technology with new Windows 10 software and a shortage in processors eased....
06:45, 2019-07-12

The rise and fall of French cuisine French food was the envy of the world – before it became trapped by its own history. Can a new school of traditionalists revive its glories? By Wendell SteavensonIn 2006, after years reporting in the Middle East, I moved to Paris. It was an accidental choice, the serendipity of a sublet through a fr...
18:30, 2019-07-16

Indian migrants say Italy needs them despite rise of far-right Indian migrants working near Rome say Italy's far-right politicians may talk about curbing immigration but they say the European nation cannot manage without their cheap labor....
16:45, 2019-05-24

Videogames and Two-Day Delivery Powered the S&P's Rise to 3,000 Tech stocks including Amazon.com and Netflix led the pack during the S&P 500’s half-decade march from 2000 to 3000, while oil companies were among the laggards....
22:30, 2019-07-10

Need new RAM or SSDs? Better act fast, prices may rise soon Over the last few months we've been enjoying some pretty low prices for the best RAM and SSDs. However, that might be ending soon, as some SSD manufacturers are reportedly discussing price hikes. According to a report from Digitimes, SSD manufacturers are planning to raise prices by 10-15%...
18:30, 2019-07-17

“Grant Scams” on the rise in Arizona TUCSON – Noris Montalban thought she was talking to a trusted friend. Instead, like hundreds of others, she was giving her personal information away to a scammer. “I got a message from a friend. I trusted her,” said Montalban. According to recent statistics compiled by the Better B...
09:45, 2019-07-11

Ancient Mesopotamia and The Rise of Civilization In ancient times, Mesopotamia, meaning ‘land between two rivers’, was a vast region that lay between the Tigris and Euphrates river systems... ...
17:00, 2019-07-08

Avocado prices expected to rise If you are planning on having guacamole or avocado toast this weekend, expect to pay more for it because avocado prices are up. In the first week of July, wholesale prices of avocados from Mexico were 129 percent higher than this time last year. That cost is getting passed on to consumers. Accordin...
04:30, 2019-07-13

Global Stocks Rise After Selloff Global stocks recovered some of their poise Friday morning, after a big move away from riskier assets and into the safety of government bonds on Thursday saw Treasury yields hit their lowest levels since late 2017....
10:15, 2019-05-24

The Rise Of “Semi-Bespoke” Skincare You can have pretty much everything in your life from your morning coffee to your monogrammed towels made just for you, so why should skincare be any different?...
13:00, 2019-06-23

M6 Toll price to rise by up to 50p in July News 12 Jun, 2019 New pricing structure for Britain’s only privately-funded motorway to rise by 30p for cars and 50p for vans and lorries...
14:45, 2019-06-12

Hopes rise for an end to ‘heartless’ rationing of IVF Health chiefs reinstate UK patients’ access to fertility treatment as minister says postcode lottery is unacceptableAfter years of savage rationing of IVF treatment, NHS bodies in England are again making it available to childless women, raising fertility campaigners’ hopes of an end to a “heartless...
20:30, 2019-06-29

U.S. Stocks Rise as Huawei Ban Is Delayed Stocks climbed, buoyed by gains in the technology sector, after the White House said it would grant temporary exemptions to an export blacklist against Huawei....
10:30, 2019-05-22

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
22:45, 2019-06-13

The rise of the sober curious: having it all, without alcohol Influencers are taking a sober second look at drinking culture – but for whose benefit?Louise Delage was briefly Instagram famous in 2016 – forever ago in internet years, so you may need a quick refresher on who she was. Related: In search of the perfect pub: what makes a great British boozer? Cont...
16:30, 2019-07-01

Young, entitled and over there: the rise of the begpacker Authorities in south-east Asia are clamping down on the trend of westerners asking locals for money to fund travellingName: Begpackers.Age: Young. Continue reading......
18:45, 2019-07-22

FX: The rise of quality execution analysis A combination of regulatory requirements and commercial imperatives are driving interest in quality execution analysis (QEA), a subset of transaction cost analysis (TCA) that is a vital component in measuring FX best execution....
21:30, 2019-05-21

Officials seeing rise in poly drug use New statistics from the Office of the Medical Examiner show 286 people died of a drug overdose in Pima County last year. Nearly half of those cases involved a combination of multiple drugs or ‘poly drug use’. “When I first started in the business, we had people who were addicted to cocai...
10:30, 2019-06-29

Teen vaping on the rise in U.S, Canada More American and Canadian teens are vaping than ever before, according to a new study, and researchers say the availability of e-cigarettes with more nicotine may partly explain the trend....
00:45, 2019-06-29

American Players Rise to the Top in the N.H.L. Draft The first round of the N.H.L. draft on Friday was one of the strongest showings ever by American-born players — and not just because of the No. 1 pick, Jack Hughes....
20:15, 2019-06-22

Facebook Libra scams already on the rise Ahead of the launch of Facebook Libra, a new investigation by The Washington Post has discovered a dozen accounts, pages and groups on both Facebook and Instagram that claim to be official hubs of the social networking giant's new cryptocurrency.Some of these fraudulent pages even advertise tha...
21:30, 2019-07-23

Migration on the rise across world, new study says Millions more people will move across the globe in the coming decades, as economic inequality and the effects of the climate crisis take their toll. That's the conclusion of a new German study....
17:45, 2019-07-03

TEKNET: Pedestrian deaths on the rise Federal stats show pedestrian deaths nationwide rose four percent last year and will hit the highest levels we’ve seen since 1990. Even though overall traffic deaths dropped by one percent 50,000 pedestrians have died in the United States since 2009. A recent report says on average, 13 pedestr...
10:45, 2019-07-04

The rise of the deepfake and the threat to democracy They started out as a joke – doctored videos of celebrities doing unlikely things, from a Nicolas Cage cameo in Friends to Mark Zuckerberg boasting about ‘stolen’ data. But as the technology improves, could deepfakes swing an election? Continue reading......
15:15, 2019-06-22

The rise of tech-worker activism Video by Chris Schodt, production by Justin Wolfson. (video link) In this episode of Ars Technica Live, we spoke with Leigh Honeywell, a security engineer who has worked at several large tech companies as well as the ACLU. She's been at the forefront of worker organizing in the tech industry, organi...
15:01, 2019-05-21

The rise of South Korea's 'loner' culture In a striking image by Korean photographer Nina Ahn, a solitary figure stands by a window, street lights glimmering around her. Another shows a woman in her 20s sitting alone on a guardrail beside an empty highway in Seoul....
21:00, 2019-06-17

AMD shares rise on mobile graphics tie-up with Samsung Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices shares rose 7 percent in early trading on Monday after the company announced a deal with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd that could allow it to better compete with Nvidia Corp....
17:30, 2019-06-03

Tensions between Russia and Georgia are on the rise again: Here's why it matters Tensions between Russia and its neighbor Georgia have been mounting in recent weeks amid a series of spats and sometimes violent anti-Russian protests in the capital Tbilisi....
08:15, 2019-07-11

Why sleeptrackers could lead to the rise of insomnia – and orthosomnia In our chronically sleep-deprived society, many are using gadgets and apps to measure the quantity and quality of their shut-eye. But they could be causing more harm than goodFor more than nine months, Alex Whitecross’s routine on waking was to check the data about his sleep on his fitness tracker. ...
09:30, 2019-06-17

Email sextortion scams are on the rise and they're scary — here's what to do if you get one Overall, extortion by email is growing significantly, according to the FBI's Internet Crime Compliant Center (IC3). Last year, these complaints rose 242% to 51,146 reported crimes, with total losses of $83 million....
19:15, 2019-06-17

Toyota, Fiat Chrysler U.S. sales rise in May Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, and Toyota Motor Corp on Monday posted a rise in U.S. sales in May, as a strong economy and upbeat consumer sentiment fueled demand....
17:15, 2019-06-03

TEKNET: Tucson real estate on the rise TUCSON – It may be heating up outside but things are also heating up in the Tucson real estate market. News 4 Tucson’s Nick VinZant has more from the TEKNET Center in the video below:...
17:30, 2019-06-22

Adobe posts 25% rise in quarterly revenue Adobe Inc on Tuesday reported a 25% rise in quarterly revenue, driven by growth in its digital media business that houses its flagship product Creative Cloud....
23:00, 2019-06-18

Thursday Forecast: Temperatures will continue to rise TUCSON – Daytime highs continue to soar! Today’s daytime high in Tucson will top out at 105 degrees under sunny skies. Today’s average high in Tucson is 102 degrees, so this is above average for this time of year. A ridge of high pressure is strengthening from the southeast. This is going to ...
19:00, 2019-06-27

45% Rise In Number Of Tuberculosis Cases In Rajasthan Rajasthan has seen a 45 per cent increase in the number of tuberculosis (TB) cases in the last one year after the Centre made it a notifiable disease, according to government data....
15:45, 2019-06-03

Reinsurance rates rise by up to 25% in Florida-Willis Re Property reinsurance rates rose by up to 25% in the latest renewal round in areas of Florida hit by hurricanes, reinsurance broker Willis Re said on Monday....
18:45, 2019-07-01

The Rise and Fall of Shaman Queens of the East The word ‘shaman’ conjures up images of Native American medicine men smoking peace pipes, dancing in a trance to drumming around a fire or African sangomas, adorned with leopard skin, throwing dollose bones and shells to divine and drinking beer from calabash.  ...
16:30, 2019-06-20

European shares rise on hopes of ECB action European shares rose on Thursday, as expectations the European Central Bank will provide more stimulus for an ailing euro zone economy countered disappointment over the collapse of Renault-Nissan's merger with Fiat-Chrysler....
10:00, 2019-06-06

U.S. job growth accelerates; wages rise moderately U.S. job growth rebounded strongly in June as government hiring surged, but persistent moderate wage gains and mounting evidence that the economy was losing momentum could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this month....
18:00, 2019-07-05

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise on US deal with Mexico NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:55 p.m. Stocks are rising at midday Monday after President Donald Trump suspended plans to impose tariffs on goods imported from Mexico. General Motors gained 2.6% and Ford rose 1.9% after the U.S. and Mexico struc...
19:00, 2019-06-10

Ransomware attacks are on the rise and the criminals are winning Ransomware attacks, which see which see individuals and organisations locked out of their data unless they pay up, are on the rise and raking in huge profits...
22:15, 2019-07-05

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise again, though energy tanks NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are closing broadly higher on Wall Street Wednesday, although a sharp drop in the price of oil tempered the gains. Energy shares fell as the price of oil plunged 3.4% following a report showing an une...
22:30, 2019-06-05

Rise in requests from abroad for UK drivers’ details News 10 Jun, 2019 The number of British motorists’ details requested by foreign authorities for alleged driving offences outside the UK has gone up...
23:15, 2019-06-10

‘Our Duty to Fight’: The Rise of Militant Buddhism A call to arms for Sri Lankan monks. Ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya in Myanmar. A Buddhist faith known for pacifism is taking its place in a new age of nationalism....
21:15, 2019-07-08

Stocks rise for a second day on hopes the Fed will eventually cut rates Stocks traded higher on Wednesday, building on the strong gains from the previous session, as Wall Street increased bets that the Federal Reserve will lower interest rates soon....
17:15, 2019-06-05

Oil prices rise after U.S. crude stockpile drop Oil prices rebounded slightly on Wednesday after a steep fall in the previous session as OPEC and its allies' decision to extend output cuts was not enough to counter investors' concerns about the slowing global economy....
13:45, 2019-07-03

Sales Rise at Campbell on Snacking Strength Campbell Soup beat sales expectations in the latest quarter and raised its profit forecast, as the soup maker seeks to remake its business under new leadership....
17:15, 2019-06-05

Google tweaked algorithm after rise in US shootings Mass murders present challenge for search engine to deliver accurate resultsMisinformation is so common after mass shootings that Google has had to tweak its algorithm to compensate, a senior search engineer at the company has revealed.Pandu Nayak, who joined the company 14 years ago to work on its ...
09:30, 2019-07-02

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise, oil up on tanker incident NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are rising at midday Thursday as a jump in the price of oil boosts energy companies. U.S. oil rose 3% after two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were damaged in suspected attacks. Bren...
18:45, 2019-06-13

These areas are on the rise: The cities with the newest homes in the US There are just 26 cities with a population of at least 65,000 in the United States where more than half of all housing units were built after 2000.       ...
16:45, 2019-07-01

Confirmed measles cases rise to 981, most in 27 years The number of confirmed measles cases has risen to 981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday, a new high since last week’s 971 confirmed cases....
10:15, 2019-06-04

Rise in U.S. Worker Productivity Could Be Difficult to Maintain U.S. workers’ efficiency improved at the best rate in nearly a decade, revised data confirmed, but that pace could prove difficult to maintain with economic growth expected to cool as the year progresses....
05:00, 2019-06-07

Videogames and Two-Day Delivery Powered the S&P's Rise to 3000 Tech stocks including Amazon.com and Netflix led the pack during the S&P 500’s half-decade march from 2000 to 3000, while oil companies were among the laggards....
10:00, 2019-07-11

GVC cancels chief's pay rise as revolt looms The embattled boss of Ladbrokes' owner has agreed to reverse a six-figure pay rise in a desperate bid to head off an investor revolt at next month's AGM....
21:00, 2019-05-29

How celebrities have fuelled the amazing rise in pseudoscience We sat down with Timothy Caulfield, the medical legal expert behind the TV show A User’s Guide to Cheating Death and the man who takes on celebrity pseudoscience...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Year of the underdog: Geely's rise from obscurity to the top Geely is now the 14th biggest car manufacturer in the world - how? We chart the Chinese company's path to becoming one of the world’s biggest car makers Few car manufacturers have risen so far in such a short space of time as Geely. The Chinese brand’s name can be translated from Mandarin as ‘au...
17:15, 2019-07-14

Oil prices rise on Chinese economic data Oil prices rose on Monday as Chinese industrial output and retail data topped expectations, though gains were capped by overall figures showing the country's slowest quarterly economic growth in decades....
18:15, 2019-07-15

Lower May temperatures, rise in record books TUCSON – We can’t make this stuff up; more snow fell on Mt Lemmon this morning, making it the second time this week (yes, this is the end of May). This time, up to 2 inches of snow fell on the mountain top. 6AM this morning. Snow on Mt Lemmon. This has been a crazy and cool May! #AZwx #...
01:00, 2019-05-24

Facebook reports big rise in fake accounts Facebook says it has removed billions of fake accounts before they were active. In a new report, Facebook said there was a "steep" rise in such activity from October 2018 to March 2019, even as it worked to boost detection of bogus accounts. (May 23)        ...
02:00, 2019-05-24

Crossrail is £2.8bn over budget - and MPs warn costs will rise further MPs have launched a blistering attack on the Department for Transport (DfT) and Transport for London (TfL), as ballooning costs and long delays continue to plague Crossrail....
17:30, 2019-07-19

Merkel warns of populists’ rise in Europe BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany has to be more vigilant when it comes to nationalist movements across Europe because of the country’s Nazi past. Merkel, who was interviewed by CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in Berlin, said in excerpts released Tuesday that Germany has to f...
10:45, 2019-05-28

Rise in suicide rates in U.S. youth, especially girls (Reuters Health) - Suicide rates among U.S. youth have been on the rise for nearly a decade, with the sharpest increase in young girls, a new study shows....
01:00, 2019-05-22

Stocks Rise in Wake of European Elections Global stocks gained after voters in European parliamentary elections showed broad but more fragmented support for pro-EU parties, while populist factions gained less ground than expected....
23:30, 2019-05-27

The rise and fall of Las Vegas motels – in pictures Photographer Fred Sigman’s latest book, Motel Vegas, documents the vernacular roadside architecture that at once dominated the Nevada city’s skyline Continue reading......
12:15, 2019-05-27

Gym, eat, repeat: the shocking rise of muscle dysmorphia The idealised male body has become bigger, bulkier and harder to achieve. So what drives a generation of young men to the all-consuming, often dangerous pursuit of perfection?It is difficult for Miles to pinpoint the moment his muscle dysmorphia started. It was just always there, a background hum. “...
09:15, 2019-07-17

Facebook shares rise on report of $5B settlement with FTC The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly slapped Facebook with a record-setting $5 billion fine over its privacy lapses, including a massive data leak to political research firm Cambridge Analytica. The staggering penalty, which was approved on a 3-2 vote with Republicans in support of it and Dem...
22:45, 2019-07-12

Stocks Rise Amid Hopes for Rate Cut U.S. stocks rose, brushing off a mixed bag of earnings reports as investors instead focused on central-bank comments that seemed to strengthen the case for an interest-rate cut....
19:30, 2019-07-19

Facebook Workplace reveals price rise Facebook is set to hike the price of its Workplace collaboration suite in a major upheaval of its business products.From September 2nd, Workplace will be increasing in price, with an entirely new offering also on the way for more advanced customers.The basic tier, which is set to remain free of char...
18:30, 2019-07-17

Chipotle's Sales Rise Following Price Increases The fast-casual chain is selling more burritos even at higher prices, with Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol saying the results reflected better restaurant operations and marketing, along with a focus on digital sales....
03:00, 2019-07-24

American Express Revenue, Profit Rise Revenue at American Express was lifted in the latest quarter by higher card-member spending, loans and card fees, though expenses from rewards programs also increased....
14:30, 2019-07-19

Wipro Shares Rise Over 3% After Earnings Announcement Wipro share price today: Wipro, the country's third largest IT services exporter, reported a net profit of Rs2,387.6 crore for the quarter ended June 30 after market hours on Wednesday. At 11:03,......
13:15, 2019-07-18

UnitedHealth reports 12.7% rise in quarterly profit UnitedHealth Group Inc reported a 12.7% rise in second-quarter profit on Thursday, as the company added more members to its health plans and revenue climbed in its Optum unit, which includes its pharmacy benefit management business....
12:30, 2019-07-18

Stop and search is discriminatory, so why is it on the rise? – podcast The first stop and search Jamal ever experienced was when he was 11 years old. Now, at 24, he has been stopped numerous times. Most recently, a stop became aggressive and he was hit in the face with handcuffs, but was charged and convicted with assaulting an officer. There is little evidence stop an...
06:30, 2019-07-12

Stocks rise on earnings; sterling falls A host of upbeat earnings pushed U.S. stocks higher on Tuesday and world stocks rose in anticipation of central bank easing, while pound sterling fell on the expected confirmation of hard-Brexit advocate Boris Johnson as Britain's next prime minister....
19:15, 2019-07-23

Revealed: UK government failing to tackle rise of serious air pollutant Investigation reveals no plan is in place to tackle increase in levels of agricultural ammonia, a gas contributing to thousands of deaths in UK aloneAnalysis: dealing with ammonia is an urgent health problemTesting reveals hotspots at UK farmsOne of the most potent air pollutants is on the rise in t...
18:15, 2019-06-13

Global Sea Levels Could Rise by Much More Than Previously Predicted, According to New Study Global sea levels could rise by almost 6ft by 2100 – twice as much as had previously been predicted – threatening major cities and displacing hundreds of millions of people, a study published Monday warned. The upper limit for sea level rise by 2100 has previously been estimated between...
20:30, 2019-05-21

Golf: Korean duo An and Park on the rise at British Open South Korea's An Byeong-hun roared up the British Open leaderboard as he picked up three strokes by the halfway stage of his third round on Saturday....
18:00, 2019-07-20

'I hope your children die of cancer': MPs tell of rise in anonymous abuse MPs have told how they have received a fake bomb and messages calling for their children to die of cancer after a sharp rise in the number of crimes reported in parliament....
18:15, 2019-07-01

Stocks Rise as Investors Hope for Trade Progress U.S. stocks rose Thursday, with the S&P 500 snapping a four-day losing streak, as investors hope for progress on the trade between the U.S. and China....
09:45, 2019-06-28

White Supremacist Propaganda on the Rise on US College Campuses As if juggling student loans and a respectable GPA weren’t hard enough, a new report claims college students have racist rhetoric to contend with as well....
07:15, 2019-06-28

Heatwave Kills 40 In Bihar In A Day; Encephalitis Deaths Rise To 73 Heatwave killed more than 40 people in Bihar on Saturday. The state is already grappling with Acute Encephalitis Syndrome outbreak in Muzzafurpur that has killed over 70 children this month....
08:00, 2019-06-16

Fascist symbols and rhetoric on rise in Italian EU vote MILAN (AP) — The perception is growing among Italians that fascism, officially banned as a political movement in Italy but never really vanquished from popular culture or the political fringe, is rearing its head in alarming ways. Fascist salutes, long a public taboo, have made their way out of the ...
09:45, 2019-05-23

U.S. recession odds rise to 40-45% in six months: DoubleLine's Gundlach Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday the odds of the United States sliding into a recession in the next six months have risen to 40-45% and the odds were......
06:30, 2019-06-14

A Millennium of Glory: The Rise and Fall of the Byzantine Empire Late antiquity was one of the most dramatic periods in our history – a turbulent time in which nations and peoples rose and fell, vying for power and territory in a merciless fight for prominence.  ...
03:45, 2019-07-20

| Gulf tensions rise as US shoots down Iranian drone Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened the ship as it was entering the Strait of Hormuz....
10:30, 2019-07-20

Sea Levels Likely To Witness 2-Metre Rise By 2100, Says Study Global sea levels could rise by two metres and displace tens of millions of people by the end of the century, according to new projections that double the UN's benchmark estimates....
00:45, 2019-05-22

I’m paranoid it’s meat’: the rise of vegan conspiracy theories From KFC’s Imposter burger to Greggs’ sausage roll, meat-a-like foods are now a vegan staple. But these plant-based alternatives are so realistic they’re prompting sincere concernWhen 19-year-old Kaysha Clarius bit into KFC’s hugely successful vegan “Imposter burger” in late June, she was disturbed....
20:45, 2019-07-02

Drivers will pay less for gas this July 4th than last year, despite a recent rise in prices Drivers should pay about a dime less per gallon for gasoline over the Fourth of July holiday than last year, even with a major refinery outage and new taxes in about a dozen states....
20:15, 2019-07-02

Huawei Android ban: Time for Honor to rise to the challenge? The global launch of the Honor 20 in London today (May 21) was supposed to be a casual, normal one for Huawei, the world’s second largest smartphone vendor behind Samsung.However the legal roller-coaster that preceded it has now transformed the event into something special.The past 24 hours h...
04:00, 2019-05-22

The rise of the CEO as social justice warrior | Jill Priluck Corporations are stepping into the moral vacuum left by Republican officials. But their motives aren’t exactly altruisticFollowing on the heels of JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo, which both divested from private prisons in March, Bank of America recently announced that it will no longer finance the...
11:30, 2019-07-02

High-rise complex coming to midtown Tucson TUCSON -Tucson is growing more and more each year with new high-rise buildings going up downtown and near the University of Arizona. There is another high-rise building going up, but this one is in midtown on Speedway Boulevard near Country Club Road. CHROMA Complex is being built in midtown Tucson....
17:15, 2019-07-01

Stocks rise on trade hopes, but off from earlier high U.S. stocks climbed on Monday, but were well off highs that sent the S&P 500 to a record, fueled by gains in technology stocks on optimism for progress in U.S.-China trade talks and signs of a likely reprieve for Chinese telecom company Huawei....
22:15, 2019-07-01

Oil Prices Rise Amid Tensions in Persian Gulf Crude prices climbed as investors reacted to the latest escalation in tensions between Iran and the West, though ample global oil supply could keep crude prices in check...
19:15, 2019-07-22

Major rise in password-stealing malware detected The number of users targeted by password-stealing malware jumped from 600,000 in the first half of 2018 to over 940,000 during the same period in 2019 according to new research from Kaspersky.Password Stealing Ware (PSW) is a malicious type of software that is able to collect data directly from a us...
18:00, 2019-07-23

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise as tech shares recover NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street Tuesday as technology companies rebound from a sell-off a day earlier. Chipmakers rallied after the U.S. government issued a 90-day grace period on its order to restr...
16:15, 2019-05-21

UN reports migrant deaths on the rise among Central Americans GENEVA – At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing while trying to cross the US-Mexico border, the UN migration agency said on Tuesday. The toll, 50 percent more than the 241 rec...
23:15, 2019-06-18

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

Exploring the rise of populism: 'It pops up in unexpected places' How we paired up with a network of political scientists to create a wide-ranging series and a groundbreaking databaseLast summer I attended a closed-door gathering of political scientists in Segovia, Spain, surrounded by the medieval spires of the Castile and León region. The scholars had flown in f...
09:45, 2019-06-22

The rise and fall of Patrick Shanahan, the defense industry's 'Mr. Fix-It' Patrick Shanahan rose to acclaim as the defense industry's "Mr. Fix-It," but a Pentagon facing the threat of war with Iran, missile testing in North Korea, and aggressive behavior from Russia won't benefit from his problem-solving skills. Shanahan withdrew from consideration as secretary of defense ...
09:15, 2019-06-19

Encephalitis Deaths Rise To 136 In Bihar, Over 600 Children Affected Brain fever has afflicted more than 600 children across 16 districts of Bihar of which 136 have lost their lives since the beginning of this month, the state health department said on Thursday....
04:00, 2019-06-21

Hopes in China rise for a Trump-Xi trade deal As the presidents of U.S. and China near a highly anticipated meeting on trade, the gap in both sides' expectations regarding a deal remains wide....
17:45, 2019-06-19

UN ready to rise above political fray and help Venezuelans based ‘on need, and need alone’ The situation for ordinary Venezuelans is increasingly critical but the United Nations remains committed to providing humanitarian support, based on “need, and need alone”, said a  senior aid official on Friday....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Macron, Abe to discuss Nissan as tensions rise with Renault France is pushing for stronger industrial ties between Renault and Nissan as the two-decade alliance between the two manufacturers has become frayed....
21:30, 2019-06-19

Gee whiz: Testing of sewage confirms rise in marijuana use SEATTLE (AP) — The proof is in the pee. A new federally funded study has confirmed, not surprisingly, that marijuana use went up in Washington state after its first legal pot stores opened in 2014. In fact, consumption doubled over three years — a conclusion scientists reached after performing the d...
22:30, 2019-06-20

Migrant deaths rise among Venezuelans, Central Americans: U.N. At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing while trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border, the U.N. migration agency said on Tuesday....
18:00, 2019-06-18

Factbox: Ashleigh Barty's rise to number one in the world Factbox on Ashleigh Barty, who will become the first Australian woman in 43 years to be ranked world number one in singles after she beat Julia Goerges 6-3 7-5 in the final of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham on Sunday....
17:15, 2019-06-23

U.S. pedestrian, bicyclist deaths rise in 2018: report U.S. pedestrian and bicyclist deaths rose in 2018 while overall traffic deaths fell 1% in 2018 to 36,750, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said in a preliminary report Monday....
05:15, 2019-06-18

‘Like air, I’ll rise': Ilhan Omar and others on words to conquer hate Inspired by Omar, the Guardian and Pen America asked writers to share inspiring lines from poems about overcoming hate – and readers to submit theirsLast week, after a chant of “send her back” broke out at a Trump rally in North Carolina, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar responded by posting some lines from...
13:15, 2019-07-23

Tennis greats applaud Barty's rise to No. 1 Australia's greatest female tennis players, Margaret Court and Evonne Goolagong Cawley, have joined in celebrating the rise of compatriot Ashleigh Barty to the No. 1 world ranking which they both held        ...
22:45, 2019-06-27

Analysis: New No. 1 Barty's rapid rise could be just a start Fendrich on Tennis: Ash Barty's rapid rise to the top of tennis could signal just the start of a lengthy run        ...
22:45, 2019-06-27

Rise of Estonia's populist right sends journalists packing Estonia's conservative populists have taken aim at their media critics since joining the country's government. High-profile journalists have quit their jobs as a result, and now warn that press freedom may be in danger....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Rise of robots could eliminate 20M manufacturing jobs by 2030 The rise of robots, artificial intelligence, energy storage, automation and machine learning could eliminate 20 million manufacturing jobs by 2030, a new study by Oxford Economics found....
19:30, 2019-06-27

U.S. fuel pumps see first weekly price rise since October Fuel prices in the United States on average were just a penny higher at $2.25 per gallon, ending consecutive price declines that had occurred since October....
16:30, 2019-05-21

The Totally Unexpected Rise of the Seafood Drone Army Researchers in China are looking to Mother Nature for inspiration to design the next generation of drones. Specifically, drones shaped like squid and scallops that would mimic their means of locomotion, allowing some of them to even leap from the water and take flight....
20:45, 2019-07-12

UN: World population expected to rise to 9.7 billion in 2050 UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says the world’s population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from the current 7.7 billion to 9.7 billion in 2050. The U.N. Department of Economic and Social Affairs’ Population Division said in a repo...
19:45, 2019-06-17

Crude prices rise after positive news from China Oil prices rose early Tuesday, after Monday declines, possibly helped by some positive news from China -- but doubts remain as to whether that direction will hold....
16:30, 2019-05-21

Rise of Jantjies creates Bok selection poser for Erasmus Just a year ago South Africa looked thin on talent at scrumhalf, a position of genuine concern heading toward the Rugby World Cup, but the emergence of Herschel Jantjies has sparked a selection poser for coach Rassie Erasmus....
14:30, 2019-07-23

Oil prices rise as Middle East tensions simmer Oil prices climbed on Monday as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying "significant" sanctions on Tehran would be announced....
04:45, 2019-06-24

Eel smuggling arrests rise 50% in Europe-wide crackdown Europol says about 15m of the creatures were seized last year in trade worth €3bn annuallyThe number of arrests for the smuggling of eels in Europe has increased by 50% after a concerted effort by enforcement agencies to tackle the problem.Eels are in demand in China and other east Asian countries a...
19:30, 2019-06-27

Pompeo visits Germany as tensions rise between US, Iran BERLIN (AP) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise between the U.S. and Iran. Pompeo was set to meet Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Friday before continuing to Switze...
10:45, 2019-05-31

Merkel honors Hitler assassins, laments rise of far right The chancellor said Germans have a "duty" to stand up to right-wing extremists just as the resistance faced down Adolf Hitler. July 20 is the 75th anniversary of the failed assassination attempt on the Nazi dictator....
19:30, 2019-07-13

US Home Prices Rise At Slowest Pace In 6½ Years WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose at the slowest pace in more than six years in March, a sign weaker sales are keeping a lid on price increases. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 2.7% from a year earlier, down from an annual gain of 3% in February. Price gains in for...
17:00, 2019-05-28

PepsiCo's Sales Rise as Brands Resonate With Consumers PepsiCo’s revenue rose in the latest quarter, beating analysts’ estimates, as the beverage company focuses on managing costs and accelerating organic revenue growth through innovation and improved product mix....
13:30, 2019-07-09

Los Angeles homeless population hits 36,000 in dramatic rise More than 59,000 people are homeless across county as housing crisis plagues CaliforniaLos Angeles has experienced a 16% increase in the homeless population over the last year, the latest sign of severe income inequality and a worsening housing crisis plaguing California.There are now more than 36,0...
01:15, 2019-06-05

Canadian Pacific Railway reports 33% rise in profit Canadian Pacific Railway reported a 33% rise in adjusted quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the country's second-largest railroad operator earned more from moving energy, chemicals, plastics as well as grains....
16:15, 2019-07-16

Costco Sales Rise as Tariff Uncertainty Looms Costco Wholesale booked another quarter of sales gains, boosted by increasing visits to its warehouse clubs as the retail giant tries to navigate the U.S.-China trade fight....
07:45, 2019-05-31

Deutsche Bank shares rise after shake-up to cut 18,000 jobs Deutsche Bank shares rose on Monday as it launched one of the biggest overhauls of its investment bank since the financial crisis by cutting 18,000 jobs around the world, starting the day with cuts in Asia....
12:15, 2019-07-08

Flying Dutch take remarkable rise to the final frontier against USA A women’s football revolution has fired a Netherlands fairytale but an epic journey is not quite over yetVeritas Stadion in Turku, Finland, is an unlikely location for the start of a football revolution. Ten years ago, the Netherlands made their debut at the European Women’s Championship with an inc...
17:15, 2019-07-06

The petty, wonderful and delightfully weird rise of Horns Down The anti-Texas sign that unites the Big 12 and rivals beyond has been around for more than 60 years but really took on a life of its own over the past 12 months....
22:45, 2019-07-12

Toyota, FCA, Subaru sales rise behind light trucks FCA, Toyota Motor and Subaru posted higher May sales behind another strong month for light-truck demand. The overall tally for U.S. new light-vehicle sales is expected to decline for a fifth straight month after other automakers report results later today....
16:00, 2019-06-03

Singapore PM: Global rules could change with China’s rise SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says countries including the United States need to be willing to change international rules in response to a stronger China. “Countries have to accept that China will continue to grow and strengthen, and that it is neither possible nor ...
15:30, 2019-05-31

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

U.S. core inflation in June saw largest rise in 18 months Core inflation in the United States -- the change in the costs of most goods and services -- rose during the month of June by the largest amount in one and a half years, government figures showed Thursday....
21:15, 2019-07-11

US Catholic Church reports big rise in sex-abuse allegations Quantifying its vast sex-abuse crisis, the U.S. Roman Catholic Church said Friday that allegations of child sex abuse by clerics more than doubled in its latest 12-month reporting period, and that its spending on victim compensation and child protection surged above $300 million. During the period f...
02:45, 2019-06-01

Singapore says global rules could change with China’s rise Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says countries including the United States need to be willing to change international rules in response to a stronger China...
07:45, 2019-06-01

China June new loans rise to three-month, still below forecasts New bank loans in China rose to a three-month high in June as policymakers sought to keep ample funds in the financial system to support the slowing economy amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
14:15, 2019-07-12

Humanist weddings rise sharply across England and Wales Faith-based unions fall in last decade but humanist weddings rise by 266%When Amy Hicks and Michaela Francis get married this summer under the shadow of a 400-year-old West Sussex oak tree, they will join the fastest growing group of newlyweds – humanists.According to newly obtained figures, humanis...
15:00, 2019-06-02

Bangladesh shocked by rise in sex crimes, child rape Multiple incidents of ghastly sexual violence in recent months have raised serious concerns over the safety of women and children in Bangladesh. Experts blame "a culture of impunity" for the spike in sex crimes....
21:30, 2019-07-10

How China’s Rise Spurs Quest for Homegrown Giants “National champions” are back in fashion, particularly in Europe. The term is code for government support for home-grown corporate powerhouses as a way to give them an edge over outside competitors and create jobs, drive exports and fuel economic growth. The European Union worked for decades to stam...
10:30, 2019-06-07

U.S. Government Bond Yields Rise After Jobs Report Yields on U.S. government bonds surged Friday after a solid jobs report eased some of the pressure on the Federal Reserve to move aggressively to cut interest rates....
00:45, 2019-07-06

WRAPUP 3-U.S. job growth accelerates; wages rise moderately U.S. job growth rebounded strongly in June as government hiring surged, but persistent moderate wage gains and mounting evidence that the economy was losing momentum could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this month....
16:00, 2019-07-05

Canada's TD Bank posts 6.7% rise in quarterly profit TD Bank Group reported a 6.7% rise in adjusted second-quarter profit on Thursday, as Canada's second-biggest lender by market value benefited from strong performance in its retail business....
13:00, 2019-05-23

Rise in ozone-depleting CFC gases traced to China Foam insulation factories in China are responsible for a mysterious increase in CFC production, according to a new study. The gases, which damage the Earth's ozone layer, were supposed to be phased out by 2010....
15:00, 2019-05-23

Walmart says Mexico same-store sales rise 4.7% in June Walmart de Mexico, Mexico's biggest retailer, said on Thursday that sales at stores open more than a year in Mexico rose 4.7% in June compared to the same month last year....
00:30, 2019-07-05

Jet fuel costs could rise from new rules to improve air quality Prices for jet fuel for later this year and into 2020 are expected to rise due to new marine fuel regulations - as the need for lower-sulfur fuels in ships cuts into the available supply for similar distillates like diesel or jet fuel....
00:00, 2019-06-11

The Fiery Rise (and Nuclear Fall) of Daenerys Targaryen In the game of thrones, you win, you die, or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain. Here’s one character’s journey from the beginning to the end of HBO’s Game of Thrones.Read more......
01:00, 2019-05-24

Dow futures rise on expectations for the Fed to lower rates this month U.S. stock index futures rose slightly on Wednesday as investors bet on a potential rate cut from the Federal Reserve later this month after the release of weaker-than-expected economic data....
14:45, 2019-07-03

EU sees sharp rise in asylum applications from Venezuela The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. While Syrians and Afghans formerly topped the list, the EU has seen a surge in the number of refugees from Latin America — particularly Venezuela....
12:30, 2019-06-11

Matt Prior: the rapid rise of the classic car meetup With a new place to take your beloved vintage motor seemingly appearing every week, Prior asks where they all suddenly sprouted from I’m not imagining this, am I? There actually are way more classic and enthusiast car meet-ups than there used to be, right? The other weekend, I was at one of the exc...
08:00, 2019-05-24

Tennis: Australian Barty guarantees rise to world number one Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian in 43 years to climb to the top of the WTA singles ranking after she won the Birmingham Classic grasscourt title on Sunday....
17:15, 2019-06-23

U.S. producer prices rise marginally, suggest tame inflation U.S. producer prices rose slightly for the second straight month in June as an acceleration in the cost of services was offset by cheaper energy goods, resulting in the smallest annual increase in producer inflation in nearly 2-1/2 years....
18:00, 2019-07-12

Etzebeth backs changed Boks to rise to the occasion against Australia South Africa captain Eben Etzebeth says the team selected for their Rugby Championship opener against Australia at Ellis Park on Saturday is not second-string in comparison to the one sent to New Zealand....
17:00, 2019-07-19

CDC warns fecal parasite found in public pools is on the rise Americans who enjoy taking a dip in public pools to cool off during the summer face the danger of encountering “crypto,” a diarrhea-causing fecal parasite that is on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Cryptosporidium — which causes cryptosporidiosis — can lead to ...
20:15, 2019-07-01

UPDATE 2-Norwegian Air filled more seats in June, shares rise Norwegian Air filled more seats on its planes than expected in June, compensating for a dip in passenger numbers due to the ongoing grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX jets, sending its shares higher on Thursday....
12:00, 2019-07-04

Tensions Rise After South Korea Fires at Russian Warplane Moscow and Seoul traded accusations after South Korea said it scrambled fighter jets to drive away a Russian warplane that it said violated its airspace, triggering a rare international incident that has raised tension between Seoul, Moscow, and Beijing....
17:00, 2019-07-23

The balls aren’t juiced: MLB explains rise in home runs Blame the drag, not the juice. As home runs surge across the league at a record-setting pace, leading to speculation of juiced balls, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred pointed to this year’s batch of baseballs having “less drag.” He insisted they are not being made any differently by Rawlings, which is o...
08:00, 2019-06-21

Asia stocks set to trade mixed as hopes rise for more easing from the Fed Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade mixed on Friday, following overnight comments from a U.S. Federal Reserve official that led to rising expectations the central bank could ease monetary policy more than expected....
02:00, 2019-07-19

World stocks rise on hopes of US-China trade truce Global markets advanced Thursday on hopes for a trade truce between the United States and China and the Federal Reserve's hint at lower rates.       ...
18:00, 2019-06-20

Public sector workers to receive biggest pay rise in six years Public sector workers including teachers, soldiers and police officers will reportedly be given pay rises above inflation as part of new government plans....
09:30, 2019-07-19

Asia markets rise as Fed's Powell hints at rate cut ahead Stocks in Asia edged up on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled overnight that the U.S. central bank could be cutting interest rates soon....
05:15, 2019-07-11

2019 British GP preview: Charles Leclerc's rise to F1 stardom At just 21, Charles Leclerc’s star is rising rapidly at Ferrari – and Silverstone would be a great location for a maiden F1 victory There was a huge sense of anticipation over Charles Leclerc’s promotion from Sauber to Ferrari to partner Sebastian Vettel this year. How often does such a young talen...
04:15, 2019-07-11

FBI warns of rise in cyberattacks against schools as they embrace digital learning The kind of attacks more commonly reserved for banks and other institutions holding sensitive data are increasingly targeting school systems around the country....
23:00, 2019-07-16

Protecting U.S. coastal communities from sea level rise will cost $400 billion To protect themselves from the inevitable threat of rising sea levels, coastal communities in the United States will have to shell out more than $400 billion, according to a new report....
21:15, 2019-06-21

London records biggest rise in cycling journeys in 2018 Distance covered grows by 5%, but most cyclists still white, middle-aged and richCycling journeys grew by 5% in London last year, with more than 4m km travelled each day by bike in the capital, figures show.City Hall said the increase, recorded by Transport for London, was evidence investment in inf...
12:15, 2019-07-03

'The Great Hack' dissects Cambridge Analytica and the rise of big data The abuses associated with big data have become regular headline fodder, and the repercussions of the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook scandal continue to be adjudicated. "The Great Hack" does an admirable job of weaving together those threads in an intelligible way, and how the "dream of the connected ...
20:00, 2019-07-23

Oil prices rise amid bigger-than-expected fall in US stockpiles Oil prices rose on Wednesday, led by U.S. crude after an industry group reported that U.S. stockpiles fell for a fourth week in a row, alleviating concerns about oversupply amid global trade tensions....
09:00, 2019-07-10

Australian Barty reaches WTA summit to complete remarkable rise Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian in 43 years to climb to the top of the WTA singles ranking after she won the Birmingham Classic grasscourt title on Sunday....
19:30, 2019-06-23

Attacks on referees on the rise in German amateur soccer leagues The German Football Association has said thousands of referees were verbally and physically attacked during the 2018/2019 season. Players also suffered violence and discrimination the association said....
03:30, 2019-07-10

The rise of Big Sperm: does the tech world have the answer to our semen crisis? Sperm counts in western men are falling, and nobody is sure why. But relax – because help is here, with everything from home-testing kits to sperm-freezingLads, lads, lads, hate to interrupt, but how’s your ejaculate? Would you struggle to fill half a teaspoon? And your concentration, please: are we...
16:45, 2019-07-07

American Carnage by Tim Alberta review – the ‘riddle’ of Trump’s rise An investigation of Donald Trump’s unlikely ascent offers uncomfortable echoes of our political situationLike trauma victims replaying the calamity that befell them while they wonder how much they are to blame, Americans have spent almost three years asking themselves the anguished question that Tim...
10:15, 2019-07-21

A meteoric rise? Dutch World Cup success was decades in the making As a child growing up in Amsterdam, Vera Pauw would run up and down the sidelines of a football pitch following the ball, pretending to be playing on the same team as her two brothers whose games she would always watch. With no girls team around to join, she had to indulge in make-believe. Even unti...
01:00, 2019-07-07

Budget 2019: Modest Rise In Military Spending Likely, Says Official In an interim budget announced in February before national elections, the government allocated Rs 4.31 lakh crore ($62.27 billion) for defence, a 6.6 per cent rise over the previous year, raising......
14:30, 2019-07-03

Treasury yields rise ahead of G-20 trade meeting between US and China Treasury yields rose on Friday as investors got ready for a crucial meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit....
16:30, 2019-06-28

Petrol, Diesel Prices Rise Day After Budget Announcements: 10 Points Budget 2019: State-run oil marketing companies Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum review fuel prices on a daily basis, and any revisions are implemented at the fuel stations with......
14:30, 2019-07-06

Pro-obesity environment and genes could explain big rise in body weight While genes can raise obesity risk, they interact with environment to drive up BMI, with environment likely contributing more, Norwegian study suggests....
04:00, 2019-07-06

Cloud growth fuels IBM profit beat, shares rise International Business Machines Corp beat analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit on Wednesday, propped up by recurring growth in its high-margin cloud computing business, sending its shares up as much as 4% in extended trading....
23:45, 2019-07-17

Wan-Bissaka seals meteoric rise with £45m Manchester United move Full-back is most expensive uncapped British playerWan-Bissaka: ‘I will improve every step and learn’Manchester United have completed the signing of Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace in a deal that could potentially be worth £50m. The England Under-21 international, who made his first-team debut...
15:30, 2019-06-29

Man scales down 19-story building to escape high-rise inferno A man could be seen scaling down a 19-story apartment building in Philadelphia on Thursday night as a fire blazed inside the structure. The fire started at a building in West Philadelphia at around 9:30 p.m. and the man was apparently attempting to escape the smoke coming from the top floors when he...
06:30, 2019-07-19

Man filmed climbing down outside of high-rise building to escape fire A man climbed down the outside of a 19-storey building in Philadelphia in a dramatic escape from a fire that injured four residents and three police officers....
22:45, 2019-07-19

Le’Veon Bell’s rise: Why he is wired for monster Jets year Le’Veon Bell’s determination showed itself at an early age. Bell’s mother, Lisa, remembers him at 5 years old climbing up a chair to the kitchen counter to the refrigerator to get a cookie she told him he couldn’t have before dinner. “Whatever he set his mind to, that’s what he did,” Lisa said in an...
01:45, 2019-07-23

World hunger on the rise as 820m at risk, UN report finds Eliminating hunger by 2030 is an immense challenge, say heads of UN agenciesMore than 820 million people worldwide are still going hungry, according to a UN report that says reaching the target of zero hunger by 2030 is “an immense challenge”.The number of people with not enough to eat has risen for...
20:45, 2019-07-15

Alaskan heat wave could rise to record levels for Independence Day Independence Day temperatures will continue the heat wave in the nation's northernmost state. Across south Alaska, mercury is expected to rise to record or near-record levels on the nation's 423rd birthday and continue at above-average levels through next week, the National Weather Service reports....
23:30, 2019-07-04

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

As Tensions Rise Over Nuclear Deal, Mike Pompeo Says "Not Done" With Iran US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Monday said that the Donald Trump administration is "not done" with Iran and will continue its pressure campaign against Tehran in a bid to force it to abandon......
05:15, 2019-07-09

The rise and fall of the starter home — why millennials are choosing to rent instead of own Flickr / Addison Place at Boca Raton Starter homes used to be seen as a great way for young people to stop paying monthly rent, build equity, and save up for a larger home. Millennials are choosing to rent for longer periods of time before buying larger homes later on — skipping starter homes...
10:30, 2019-07-16

The Internet Is Also Keen on Storming These Other Places After the Rise of the ‘Area 51 Raid’ Taking over with the Area 51 raid apparently isn’t enough to sate the Internet’s hunger for collective force. Following the rabid success of the “Storm Area 51” Facebook event-turned-potential-meme of the year, there’s been an apparent uptick in “storming” e...
01:00, 2019-07-18

Oil prices rise on drop in US crude stocks, refinery outage Oil prices rose on Wednesday, buoyed by an outage at a major refinery on the U.S. East Coast and industry data that showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected....
21:45, 2019-06-27

World Hunger Is On the Rise and ‘Climate Shocks’ Are Partly to Blame, UN Says A staggering 2 billion people around the world don’t have enough nutritious food to eat, and climate shocks like drought, heat waves, and extreme rainfall have played a large role in their plight, according to a new United Nations (UN) report. At the same time, the world also has an increasing numbe...
19:45, 2019-07-16

Mexico's America Movil posts sharp rise in Q2 net profit America Movil on Tuesday reported a second-quarter net profit of 14.07 billion pesos ($732.7 million), surging from 434.8 million pesos from the same period last year....
03:00, 2019-07-17

Diversity helps UBS defy banking gloom with profit rise UBS delivered its best second-quarter results in nearly a decade on Tuesday, as strength in Swiss retail and corporate banking helped to offset weakness in wealth management....
11:00, 2019-07-23

Oil prices rise on Iran tensions, OPEC output cuts Oil futures rose on Friday as tensions over Iran and an extension to output cuts by OPEC and its allies boosted prices, but mixed economic data limited the rally....
00:45, 2019-07-06

Indiabulls Housing Shares Rise As Petitioner Withdraws Case The company said on Wednesday the petitioner had admitted in court that the petition was defective in nature and that he would approach the court after rectifying it....
12:45, 2019-06-13

California’s Vaccination Rate Slips as Medical Exemptions Rise The state tried to lift measles vaccination rates by blocking parents from opting out based on personal beliefs. But then medical exemptions started to rise....
17:00, 2019-06-07

U.S. money market assets rise five straight weeks: iMoneyNet U.S. money market fund assets rose for a fifth consecutive week, bringing its total to more than a nine-year high as investors pour cash into low-risk funds on concerns about escalating U.S.-China......
00:45, 2019-05-30

Insurance premiums set to rise for cars vulnerable to keyless theft News 29 May, 2019 Experts set to increase “risk rating” system insurance companies use to set premiums for cars vulnerable to keyless relay attacks...
15:01, 2019-05-29

Angela Merkel issues warning about rise of nationalism in Europe ​G​erman Chancellor Angela Merkel said the “specters of the past” must be confronted as she warned of the rise of nationalism in Europe and around the globe. ​”In Germany, obviously, they always have to be seen in a certain context, in the context of our past, which means we have t...
23:00, 2019-05-28

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise as tech, consumer shares gain NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising at the open on Wall Street Tuesday, led by technology and consumer-focused companies. Total System Services rose 4.6% after agreeing to be acquired by rival payment processing company Globa...
17:00, 2019-05-28

UPDATE 2-U.S. recession odds rise to 40-45% in six months -DoubleLine's Gundlach Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday the odds of the United States sliding into a recession in the next six months have risen to 40-45% and the odds were 65% within the next year....
03:30, 2019-06-14

Oil surges on tanker attacks; stocks rise on Fed rate cut expectations Oil futures rose on Thursday after attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while the U.S. Treasury yield curve steepened and stocks rose following economic data seen as strengthening the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
07:15, 2019-06-14

Deaths rise as Nepal issues more permits for Mount Everest Nepal's reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to scale Mount Everest has contributed to dangerous overcrowding, with inexperienced climbers impeding others and causing deadly delays, seasoned mountaineers said....
13:30, 2019-05-28

Angela Merkel warns against dark forces on the rise in Europe In an exclusive interview with CNN, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "Germany can and will not uncouple itself" from the dark forces that are finding mainstream support in Germany and other parts of the world....
12:00, 2019-05-28

Rise in Unruly Behavior on Planes Tied to Stress of Flying One of the stresses of flying, researchers have found, is inequality. Planes, one expert said, “are a social ladder made of aluminum and upholstery.”...
19:15, 2019-05-27

FCA, Toyota, Nissan, Hyundai sales rise behind light trucks FCA US, Toyota, Nissan, Hyundai and Subaru posted higher U.S. sales in May while Ford and other Japanese brands fell as the industry battled to end a four-month losing streak....
21:30, 2019-06-03

Fashion house Chanel parades its independence as its profits rise Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away in February, reported higher annual sales and profits on Monday and once again reaffirmed its independence, stating it was not for sale....
17:15, 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-Copersucar sees 50% ethanol demand rise in U.S. with new E15 policy Brazil's Copersucar SA, the world's largest sugar and ethanol merchant, expects ethanol demand in the United States could increase by 50% when a new U.S. policy allowing for larger sales of gasoline blended with 15% ethanol, known as E15, is fully implemented....
18:01, 2019-06-17

Young homebuyers scramble as prices rise faster than incomes SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — For millennials looking to buy their first home, the hunt feels like a race against the clock. In the seven years since the housing crash ended, home values in more than three-quarters of U.S. metro areas have climbed faster than incomes, according to an Associated Press analys...
14:45, 2019-05-25

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks, FX mostly rise; rouble down after Mueller report Emerging-market shares rose on Thursday after two days of declines, recovering from last session's decline to near their five-month lows, but a drop in Chinese stocks on fears of a prolonged trade war capped the gains....
13:15, 2019-05-30

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; imported inflation subdued The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, which could add to concerns that the labor market was losing steam after job growth slowed sharply in May....
18:30, 2019-06-13

Drink margaritas? Tequila prices are likely to rise because of U.S. tariffs on Mexico Donald Trump wants to raise tariffs on Mexico, a move that would raise consumer tequila prices and hurt revenue and employment south of the border.        ...
18:00, 2019-06-07

Cloudera Struggles Highlight Rapid Rise of Public Cloud Cloudera Inc., an early player in the open-source software framework Hadoop, saw its shares plummet this week on news that Chief Executive Tom Reilly was stepping down July 31....
19:30, 2019-06-07

Oil prices rise on likelihood of ongoing OPEC+ supply cuts Oil prices rose on Monday after Saudi Arabia said OPEC and Russia were likely to keep withholding supplies, and in relief that the United States and Mexico averted a trade war that would have damaged the global economy....
10:00, 2019-06-10

Chinese exports rise, imports fall as US tariffs overshadow Chinese exports to the US unexpectedly rose in May, despite US tariffs. Imports dropped sharply as economists look to a weak year for the Asian giant's economy....
14:30, 2019-06-10

US STOCKS-Futures rise after Bullard boosts rate cut hopes U.S. stock index futures rose on Tuesday after a senior Federal Reserve official pointed the way to a cut in interest rates in response to slowing economic growth, helping Wall Street recover from a selloff in technology stocks a day earlier....
15:30, 2019-06-04

Rise of smaller rivals throws up fresh challenge to bitcoin Bitcoin's weathered hacks, heists, booms and busts to reign as the king of cryptocurrencies through its first decade. But now there's a fresh challenge to its dominance of the fledgling market: some 2,000 smaller digital coins....
12:45, 2019-06-11

How supreme mentality helped Nadal rise again in season of despair "Just a weeks ago, Rafa Nadal was in the midst of his worst-ever clay-court season. Tumaini Carayol charts the turnaround that led to a 12th French Open crown..."...
11:15, 2019-06-10

Moonday Mornings: Bitcoin flash-crashed to $75, SIM-swapping on the rise, and more It’s time for another edition of Moonday Mornings! If you’re new around here, this is Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines that you shouldn’t miss. Let’s get to it. 1. For about five minutes over the weekend, the Bitcoin and Canadian dollars trading pair f...
13:45, 2019-06-03

From BCCI To Union Cabinet, Anurag Thakur's Rise Through The Ranks Former BCCI chief Anurag Singh Thakur entered the big leagues today after being assigned as a Minister of State in the Finance Ministry. He was also picked as a Minister of State in the Ministry of......
19:30, 2019-05-31

Dollar Tree cuts profit forecast as costs rise Dollar Tree cut its full-year profit forecast on Thursday, citing costs related to store closures and freight, sending its shares down 4% in trading before the bell....
22:15, 2019-05-30

Casino Playboy To CIA Spy: Rise And Fall Of Kim Jong Un's Half Brother Before the half brother of Kim Jong Un was killed in a brazen nerve agent attack at a Malaysian airport in 2017, he was known as a playboy and a hustler - not a secret CIA informant....
10:15, 2019-06-13

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

Utilities, Other 'Safety' Stocks Rise Alongside Market Uncertainty The latest rise in the stock market has been helped along by so-called safety stocks, signaling a shift among investors toward seeking certainty as trade tensions and central-bank policy push and pull markets....
15:30, 2019-06-13

CANADA STOCKS-TSX edges higher as financial shares rise Canada's main stock index edged higher on Monday, as shares of financial companies gained ahead of a key U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting that could determine the path of future interest rate cuts....
18:01, 2019-06-17

EMERGING MARKETS-Most Latam currencies rise against softer dollar Latin American currencies largely rose against a softer dollar on Monday ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy setting meeting this week which is expected to lay the groundwork for a rate cut later this year. Lower U.S. interest rate boost the relative attractiveness of developing world assets,...
18:01, 2019-06-17

German envoy visits Iran to mediate as tensions rise A senior German diplomat was in Tehran on Thursday for meetings with Iranian officials to try to preserve the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and cool tensions in the region, a German diplomatic source told Reuters....
13:15, 2019-05-23

Dozens of tornados slam Midwest as floodwaters rise; at least 2 dead Dozens of storms and tornados in the Midwest damaged multiple buildings in their path Tuesday -- including a racetrack grandstand -- but were expected to weaken by Wednesday. ...
10:45, 2019-05-22

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

Oracle quarterly profit beats estimates; shares rise Oracle Corp beat fourth-quarter revenue and profit estimates on Wednesday, as the business software maker benefited from demand for its on-premise IT, cloud services and license support businesses, sending its shares up as much as 7% in extended trading....
23:15, 2019-06-19

Elizabeth Holmes: The hypnotic tale of the rise and fall of Theranos Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes built a $10 billion company on the promise of a miracle blood test. But it didn’t work. A new film, The Inventor, follows the fallout...
16:30, 2019-05-21

​Church of England finds 50% rise in abuse claims and concerns Number of reports to dioceses relating to past and present abuse reaches 3,287 in 2017The number of situations where the Church of England dealt with “concerns and allegations” about abuse rose by 50% between 2015 and 2017, figures show.Incidents relating to the abuse of children and vulnerable adul...
19:15, 2019-06-19

Crude oil prices rise amid renewed Venezuela concerns Oil prices were higher early Tuesday amid renewed concern about Venezuelan supplies but market worries about China-U.S. trade issues prevented higher gains....
16:30, 2019-05-21

UK inflation back above official target as energy costs rise LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that inflation in Britain rose in April above the Bank of England’s target rate following an uptick in energy prices and airfares. The Office for National Statistics said Wednesday that consumer prices in the year to April were up 2.1 percent, against 1.9 pe...
12:15, 2019-05-22

Rise in liposuction procedures linked to ‘athleisure’ trend: study Step one: Buy trendy yoga leggings. Step two: Get the body to wear them. Usually, being able to pull-off form-fitting sportswear is the reward for hard work in the gym, but according to a new report by the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, many fitness fashionistas are attempting to...
17:15, 2019-05-21

Shocked by the rise of the right? Then you weren’t paying attention | Gary Younge The seeds of Trump, Brexit and Modi’s success were sown by endemic racism and unfairness. Tackling that is the answerThe morning after both Donald Trump’s victory and the Brexit referendum, when a mood of paralysing shock and grief overcame progressives and liberals on both sides of the Atlantic, th...
16:15, 2019-05-24

Fashion house Chanel parades its independence as profits rise Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away in February, on Monday reaffirmed commitment to its independence after reporting higher annual sales and profits....
19:15, 2019-06-17

Injuries reported in Coney Island high-rise fire At least two people were hurt when a fire erupted inside a Brooklyn high-rise Tuesday morning, fire officials said. Firefighters responded shortly before 4:30 a.m. to 444 Neptune Ave. in Coney Island, where they found a fully engulfed apartment on the fourth floor of the 23-story building, an FDNY s...
17:30, 2019-06-18

The 117-year rise and fall of JCPenney, one of America's largest department stores (JCP) Flickr/Mike Mozart JCPenney is one of the largest department stores in the country, with more than 800 brick-and-mortar locations. After nearly 120 years in business, JCPenney may not recover from years of consistently slumping sales and poor performance, analysts say. The retailer recently reporte...
04:15, 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-J D Wetherspoon comparable sales rise, but sees higher debt British pub operator J D Wetherspoon Plc on Wednesday reported a higher comparable sales for the 10 weeks to July 7 and tries to keep a tight lid on rising costs that plagued the entire sector....
10:15, 2019-07-10

Mercury Set To Rise In Northwest India; Red-Code Warning Issued For Delhi Heat wave conditions will continue in central and northwest central India, including parts of Rajasthan, with maximum temperatures in some parts expected to reach 50 degree Celsius. The weather......
08:00, 2019-06-01

Oil prices rise as data shows bigger-than-expected fall in U.S. stockpiles Oil prices rose on Wednesday, led by U.S. crude after an industry group reported that U.S. stockpiles fell for a fourth week in a row, alleviating concerns about oversupply amid global trade tensions....
06:45, 2019-07-10

'World's most dangerous glacier' could cause catastrophic sea level rise, study warns A glacier in West Antarctica, known as "the world's most dangerous," could completely melt away and cause a rapid and "catastrophic" sea-level rise, a new study warns....
03:00, 2019-07-10

Brazil snubs Venezuelan opposition envoy as doubts rise on Guaido Brazil withdrew an invitation to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to present her diplomatic credentials, she said on Friday, and the government in Brasilia said it would decide later whether to accept them....
04:15, 2019-06-01

Global pork prices rise amid China’s pig disease outbreak BEIJING — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine disease that has sent shockwaves through global meat markets. China produces and consumes two-thirds of the world’s pork, but output...
16:30, 2019-05-21

‘World’s most dangerous glacier’ could cause catastrophic sea level rise, study warns The Thwaites Glacier has more than 50 times the amount of ice than all the mountain glaciers in the world combined, and eight times as much ice in the Greenland ice sheet. And when it becomes unstable, the after-effects would be "catastrophic."...
23:45, 2019-07-09

'Femtech' startups on the rise as investors scent profits in women's health Venture capital firms – mostly male-led – are starting to overcome their wariness over women-orientated productsWhat if a woman’s monthly menstrual cycle could be turned into a diagnostic tool that warned of potential medical problems or even fatal diseases? That’s what one young company is trying t...
17:30, 2019-06-06

Cori Gauff’s astonishing rise wins a million hearts at Wimbledon The 15-year-old is enjoying the fruits of her talent, while staying focused on winning the women’s singles titleThe prodigy looked out at a sea of faces she recognised only as recently won friends, cheerleaders, really, mutual strangers wondering what the other was thinking. Everyone loved her, thou...
18:30, 2019-07-06

Stocks rise on trade hopes, sterling slips on Brexit jitters U.S. stocks added to their gains on Tuesday following news of potential progress in U.S.-China trade negotiations, while the pound fell after Brexit hard-liner Boris Johnson won the leadership of Britain's Conservative Party, clearing the way for him to become prime minister....
01:30, 2019-07-24

World food prices rise in May, cereal output forecast falls: U.N. FAO World food prices rose for a fifth consecutive month in May after bad weather pushed up the prices of cheese and maize, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday....
15:15, 2019-06-06

Honda forecasts 6% rise in annual profit on Europe factory revamp Honda Motor forecast a 6% increase in operating profit for the current fiscal year due to cost reduction efforts and a restructuring of its production network in Europe....
15:00, 2019-05-21

PSA's shares rise as Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault Shares in Peugeot-carmaker PSA rose on Thursday, as analysts examined the possibility that Fiat Chrysler (FCA) might turn back to PSA after FCA withdraw a merger offer for Renault....
11:00, 2019-06-06

Donald Trump and the Central Park Five: the racially charged rise of a demagogue In this Guardian story first published in 2016, and as Ava DuVernay’s new Netflix series on the Central Park Five case, When They See Us, hits screens, we tell of how, 30 years ago, five young black men were wrongly convicted of rape – and how the charge against them was led by a real estate mogul w...
14:45, 2019-06-05

Salesforce forecasts full-year results above expectations, shares rise Salesforce.com Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday and forecast full-year results above expectations, as customers looking to rein in costs boosted demand for its Sales Cloud product....
02:30, 2019-06-05

Global stocks rally on U.S. rate-cut hopes, bond yields rise Global stock indexes rallied on Tuesday and U.S. stocks registered their biggest one-day gains in five months as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell seemed to open the door to the possibility of a rate cut, while yields on U.S. Treasuries rose....
23:30, 2019-06-04

American Airlines raises unit revenue forecast, shares rise American Airlines Group Inc on Wednesday raised its estimate for second-quarter unit revenue as the grounding of Boeing Co's MAX jets left the No. 1 U.S. carrier with fewer aircraft in service, allowing it to fly fuller planes....
18:45, 2019-07-10

Crude oil prices rise early Friday amid supply concerns Oil prices rose early Friday amid supply concerns following reports of smaller-than-expected stocks, and amid reduced expectation of interest rate hikes....
16:30, 2019-05-21

'Americanized' anti-abortion protests are on the rise in the UK. But a fight back has begun According to abortion-rights activists, women trying to access reproductive health services in Manchester face some of the worst anti-abortion harassment ever seen in the UK....
16:45, 2019-07-09

Antarctic ice instability could yield rapid melting, dramatic sea level rise Even if global warming slows or stops in the coming decades, instability among Antarctic glaciers could trigger rapid melting and subsequent sea level rise....
23:15, 2019-07-09

Gold Prices Rise On Jewellers' Buying, Firm Global Trend Traders said sentiment turned bullish on the back of a pick-up in buying support from local jewellers and positive global trend which mainly drove gold prices higher....
21:15, 2019-05-31

Treasury yields rise as traders look ahead to central bank decisions U.S. government debt prices fell on Tuesday as traders await monetary policy decisions from the European Central Bank (ECB) this week and the Federal Reserve next week....
12:01, 2019-07-23

Chances of destructive BlueKeep exploit rise with new explainer posted online Enlarge (credit: One of the slides posted to Github) A security researcher has published a detailed guide that shows how to execute malicious code on Windows computers still vulnerable to the critical BlueKeep vulnerability. The move significantly lowers the bar for writing exploits that wreak the...
10:00, 2019-07-23

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – what we learned from the Vanity Fair special JJ Abrams and co have hinted the finale will involve less CGI, more new characters … and screen time for Carrie FisherIn just under seven months’ time, a saga spanning nine films, three generations and 42 years will finally be over, bringing the epic story of the Skywalker family to a close. After s...
23:45, 2019-05-23

iOS and iPadOS 13 beta 4 signals death of 3D Touch, rise of Context Menu Pressure-sensitive screens once were iPhone selling points, but their key benefit -- Context Menus -- ha been fine-tuned into good enough replacements.Read More...
02:00, 2019-07-18

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures inch higher as gold prices rise Stock futures for Canada's main stock index inched higher on Monday, as gold hit a more than one-week peak on concerns over the U.S.-China trade dispute....
16:45, 2019-05-27

Seas rise, hope sinks: Tuvalu's vanishing islands – in pictures One of the world’s most climate-vulnerable countries is already suffering floods, droughts and coral bleachingAll photographs by Sean Gallagher Continue reading......
09:45, 2019-05-27

Global stocks slip, U.S. yields rise on retail sales data A gauge of global equities edged lower on Tuesday and U.S. Treasury yields climbed as a stronger-than-anticipated report on retail sales raised the possibility that a second rate cut by the Federal Reserve this year could be pushed back by several months....
18:45, 2019-07-16

Blue Apron beefs up menus with Beyond Meat burgers, shares rise 33% Blue Apron Holdings Inc said on Tuesday it would include Beyond Meat Inc's plant-based burgers on its menus next month, betting on a multi-billion-dollar meat alternative market to lure new customers....
18:45, 2019-07-16

Fascist symbols, rhetoric, salutes on the rise ahead of Italian EU vote MILAN — A banner emblazoned with the words “Honor to Mussolini,” unfurled just steps from the Milan piazza where the fascist dictator’s body was hung upside down after his 1945 execution. One-armed salutes and fascist slogans shouted at protests. Italy’s right-wing interior minister skipping commemo...
01:00, 2019-05-24

Global stocks fall, U.S. yields rise on retail sales data A gauge of global equities fell on Tuesday and U.S. Treasury yields climbed as a stronger-than-anticipated report on retail sales raised the possibility the Federal Reserve could move towards a less dovish stance....
21:00, 2019-07-16

EBay beats estimates as more shoppers flock to site, shares rise EBay Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Wednesday, as a multi-year effort to make its platforms easier to use attracted more customers, sending its shares up 5%....
23:45, 2019-07-17

Seattle accused of turning blind eye to rise of homelessness, drug dealing Seattle residents blame lax or non-existent enforcement of a host of laws and routine policies as the reason for the rise in homelessness, public drug use in the city....
22:00, 2019-05-24

Abortion providers report 'alarming' rise in picketing, vandalism and trespassing Last year, trespassing hit highest level since 1999 while vandalism occurred at highest rate since 1990US abortion providers reported an “alarming escalation” in incidents of disruption and intimidation in 2018, according to new findings report by their professional association, the National Abortio...
06:30, 2019-05-25

6 Bombshells We Learned About Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker from Vanity Fair Don't be afraid, we feel it too. The reluctance to read spoilers about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. ...You will remove these restraints, because these are gold, and they......
17:15, 2019-05-22

World hunger continues to rise due to conflict, climate change, says UN report Conflict, climate change and weak economic growth are leaving more people without enough to eat, a UN report warning of starvation and famine says. Most of the world's chronic hungry live in Asia and Africa....
17:15, 2019-07-15

Stocks rise on firm rate-cut expectations though trade worries loom A broad index of stocks around the world edged higher on Thursday as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest-rate cut, though concerns about global trade tensions capped gains....
18:45, 2019-07-11

Disney’s 'Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance' ride opens December 5th Disney's new Star Wars-theme park, Galaxy's Edge, will get its second ride before the year is up. Today, Disney Parks announced that "Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance" will arrive in Florida at Walt Disney World Resort on December 5th -- Walt Disney......
22:30, 2019-07-11

World stocks rise as bond yields buoy financials; oil drops A broad index of stocks around the world rose on Thursday as financial shares helped Wall Street's benchmark index advance, while oil prices fell on a forecast for weaker demand....
04:00, 2019-07-12

Halliburton profit exceeds analysts estimates as costs cut; shares rise Halliburton Co on Monday reported a second-quarter profit that beat analysts' estimates as its largest oil-well services unit exceeded expectations, sending shares to their biggest one-day gain in nearly three years....
02:15, 2019-07-23

Fire poppies: rare golden flowers rise from the ashes in California As the state is swept by a super bloom, these flowers are popping up – a silver lining for areas hit hard by intense firesWhen wildfires swept through southern California last year they left a trail of destruction: leveling houses, historic Hollywood sets and sites of biodiversity. Now a rare flower...
18:30, 2019-05-21

Terry Pratchett predicted rise of fake news in 1995, says biographer Marc Burrows discovered Bill Gates interview in which the writer warned of ‘parity of esteem’ given to stories published on the netIn 1995, the internet was a world of dial-up connections and Usenet newsgroups, but according to his biographer, Terry Pratchett had already “accurately predicted how th...
20:15, 2019-05-30

Hyundai outlines U.S. sales plan amid quarterly profit rise The automaker is targeting a year-end U.S. market share of 4.2 percent, up from 3.9 percent last year, and plans to boost the mix of CUVs in its lineup....
15:00, 2019-07-22

Croatia's drugs wholesalers limit hospital deliveries as debts rise Croatian drug wholesalers have decided to limit deliveries of medicines to some hospitals in a row over mounting debts and urged the government to pay immediately at least half of them now totaling 2.6 billion kuna ($396 million)....
13:15, 2019-07-12

Hell yeah, it's finally time for the people to rise up and storm Area 51 Look, there’s absolutely no way the American government is hiding aliens in Area 51. They’re obviously in a different base by now, having been dressed up in children’s clothing, packed into a sedan, and driven during the cover of night to a new, better concealed location. Still, this hasn’t stopped ...
18:15, 2019-07-12

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregate” public education....
22:45, 2019-05-21

"I'll Rise": US Lawmaker's Reply To "Send Her Back" Chants At Trump Rally Despite a volley of attacks from the White House, death threats and a rally of supporters of US President Donald Trump chanting that she return to Somalia, Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar has......
20:30, 2019-07-19

Huawei's Yearslong Rise Is Littered With Accusations of Theft and Dubious Ethics The Chinese giant says it respects intellectual property rights, but competitors and some of its own former employees allege the company goes to great lengths to steal trade secrets....
08:00, 2019-05-25

Rise in Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales Increase of 22% comes as greater number of mothers and women over 35 have terminationsThe number of Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales has increased by 22%, as terminations in the two countries reached their highest level, with women who have already had children and those a...
00:45, 2019-06-14

Global opioid users rise amid US drug crisis, UN report says Global use of deadly opioid drugs has risen significantly, a new United Nations report said Wednesday, amid a growing synthetic drug crisis in the United States....
21:01, 2019-06-27

Carbon emissions from energy industry rise at fastest rate since 2011 BP report reveals swings in global temperatures are increasing use of fossil fuelsCarbon emissions from the global energy industry last year rose at the fastest rate in almost a decade after extreme weather and surprise swings in global temperatures stoked extra demand for fossil fuels.BP’s annual g...
21:15, 2019-06-11

New Video Inspired by Madonna’s ‘I Rise’ Captures Global Protest Movement “Freedom,” sings Madonna, “is what you choose to do with what’s been done to you.” This lyric from the artist’s new song “I Rise,” off her 14th studio album Madame X, is a tribute to the resilience of the human spirit. A new video inspired by the song,...
01:15, 2019-06-20

Federal debt and deficits set to rise 'substantially,' budget office warns The Congressional Budget Office projected that the federal budget deficit will grow "substantially" over the next few decades, thanks to rising spending on entitlement programs and interest on the federal debt....
18:45, 2019-06-27

2 years after Grenfell, experts warn of high-rise fire risk Two years after a London tower-block fire killed 72 people, campaigners say hundreds of apartment buildings remain at risk of a similar devastating blaze....
12:15, 2019-06-14

Asia stocks rise as policy tweaks boost China markets Asian stocks gained on Tuesday, led by Chinese shares after Beijing eased financing rules to boost local government spending on public works, and bolstered by investor relief following a U.S. decision to hold off import tariffs on Mexico....
09:00, 2019-06-11

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker May Feel Like a Different Genre, According to Daisy Ridley As the ending to not just the sequel trilogy, but a trilogy of trilogies, we all expect Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker to be unique. However, in a new interview, star Daisy Ridley went a step further to describe just how different it would be.Read more......
01:45, 2019-07-04

Iran Lawmakers Chant "Death To America" In Parliament As Tensions Rise Iranian lawmakers chanted "Death to America" during a parliament session on Sunday after a speaker accused the United States of being the "real world terrorist", amid escalating tension with......
11:30, 2019-06-23

Matteo Salvini seeks closer Washington ties as EU tensions rise Politician aims to establish Italy as America’s ‘most important’ European partner Matteo Salvini is striving for Italy to become “the main partner” of the US as he meets officials from Donald Trump’s government in Washington DC on Monday.The Italian deputy prime minister, who began nurturing relatio...
17:00, 2019-06-17

iPhone production could leave China if trade tensions rise, Foxconn says Production of Apple iPhones bound for the U.S. could be shifted out of China should the trade war between the U.S. and Beijing continue to escalate, a senior executive at Foxconn said Tuesday....
06:00, 2019-06-12

Oil prices rise after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
06:00, 2019-06-17

MIDEAST-STOCKS-Financials lift Dubai, most Gulf markets rise Dubai stocks rose on Sunday, lifted by financials and real estate, while other Gulf markets also gained after falling in recent sessions amid concerns about rising geopolitical risk in the region....
10:45, 2019-06-30

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, oil prices rise Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran for the incident....
01:30, 2019-06-14

U.S. bond market's inflation gauges rise as Fed hints at rate cuts The U.S. bond market's gauges of investors' inflation views climbed on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve signaled it may lower interest rates later this year to counter slowing global growth and sluggish domestic inflation....
01:15, 2019-06-20

Hong Kong protesters storm government building as tensions rise Hong Kong protesters on Monday marked the 22nd anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese rule by bursting into the legislative building amid widespread anger over proposed laws that would allow extraditions to the mainland. In a direct challenge to Beijing, black-clad protesters wearing hard hats ...
19:45, 2019-07-01

Asia stocks rise after Trump and Xi agree to a pause in tariff escalation Stocks in Asia Pacific rose in Monday morning trade after U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to hold off on slapping additional tariffs in an effort to resume trade talks....
02:30, 2019-07-01

Congo abuses drive global rise in sexual violence against women Study identifies DRC, India and South Sudan among countries where women are at greatest risk of attackSexual violence is on the increase both inside and outside of wartime contexts and women remain the primary victims, warns new research.In their report, researchers from the Armed Conflict Location ...
11:45, 2019-06-28

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, fears of confrontation rise U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, raising fears of a confrontation in the vital oil shipping route....
23:00, 2019-06-14

Global gag rule linked to abortion rise in African countries that accept US aid Study finds Trump-backed policy led to increase in pregnancies and reduction in use of modern contraceptivesA US government policy that restricts funding to organisations that conduct or support abortions has been linked to a 40% increase in terminations in African countries that depend on American ...
05:30, 2019-06-28

Brazil: huge rise in Amazon destruction under Bolsonaro, figures show Monthly deforestation up 88.4% compared with a year agoBrazil pressured to protect Amazon under trade deal termsDeforestation in Brazil’s portion of the Amazon rainforest rose more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction und...
04:30, 2019-07-04

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil and Argentine currencies rise in catch-up rally While worries over tensions between U.S. and Iran kept some Latin American assets pressured on Friday, Brazil's stocks scaled a record high and its currency firmed in a catch-up rally, while Argentina's peso hit a two-month high. Sentiment globally took a hit after U.S. President Donald Trump c...
23:00, 2019-06-21

UPDATE 1-Oracle quarterly profit beats estimates; shares rise Oracle Corp beat fourth-quarter revenue and profit estimates on Wednesday, as the business software maker benefited from demand for its on-premise IT, cloud services and license support businesses, sending its shares up as much as 7% in extended trading....
00:00, 2019-06-20

Oil prices rise as US stockpiles drop, OPEC agrees meeting date Oil prices rose over 1 percent on Thursday as official data showed U.S. crude stocks fell more than expected and as OPEC and other producers finally agreed a date for a meeting to discuss output cuts....
08:30, 2019-06-20

Oil prices rise as U.S. stockpiles drop, OPEC agrees meeting date Oil prices rose over 1 percent on Thursday as official data showed U.S. crude stocks fell more than expected and as OPEC and other producers finally agreed a date for a meeting to discuss output cuts....
03:45, 2019-06-20

Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) that has impacted domestic production....
19:15, 2019-06-07

Blaze engulfs upper floors of Warsaw high-rise; no one hurt Polish firefighters have worked overnight to put out a huge blaze that broke out on the upper floors of a high-rise building under construction in downtown Warsaw....
10:30, 2019-06-08

Trump Dials Saudi Crown Prince Over Iran, Rise In Oil Prices U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on Friday to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about Middle East stability and the oil market, the White House said, after tensions with Iran prompted a rise in......
23:00, 2019-06-21

As Mexico-U.S. talks progress, markets rise on hopes a deal could be close Mexican and U.S. officials resumed talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with markets rebounding on reports that a deal could be close, although it was unclear if Mexican pledges to curb migration flows were enough to stop tariffs on Mexican goods going ahead....
01:15, 2019-06-07

Baltimore Officials Estimate Damage From Ransomware Attack At Over $18 Million, Likely to Rise Early last month, hackers infected somewhere around 10,000 Baltimore, Maryland city computers with a “file-locking” ransomware variant called RobbinHood. Those hackers demanded a ransom of 13 bitcoin (at the time worth around $76,000, and today around $100,000) that would go up over time if it was n...
17:45, 2019-06-06

Adobe beats quarterly estimates on cloud strength; shares rise Adobe Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit and revenue on Tuesday, driven by growth in its digital media business that houses its flagship product Creative Cloud, sending its shares up 4.6% after market....
02:15, 2019-06-19

Congress Bengal Chief Blames Mamata Banerjee For Rise Of BJP In State West Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra on Saturday blamed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in the state, saying had she......
00:30, 2019-06-09

MIDEAST STOCKS-Qatar, Saudi rise on financials; Property drags Dubai Qatar and Saudi Arabia's stock markets rose on Monday, helped by financial companies, while Dubai's was pressured by the real estate sector. Qatar's index rose 0.9% as banks gained. Qatar Islamic Bank surged 8.7% and the Middle East's biggest lender, Qatar National Bank, added 2.2%. Qatar's ...
16:45, 2019-05-27

Apple Shuts Hong Kong Stores Early as Fears of Lawlessness Rise Tech giant Apple shut its stores early citywide on Monday, as fears of escalating violence and spiraling lawlessness linked to weekslong protests spurred concern among businesses and the public....
14:15, 2019-07-22

UN appeals for international support as flood waters rise in wake of second Mozambique cyclone With Mozambique and Comoros battling heavy rains and raging flood waters in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth – the second major storm to hit southern Africa in the past six weeks – the United Nations and its humanitarian partners are supporting national authorities in assessing needs and providing help....
16:15, 2019-05-21

Mount Everest death toll rise not solely due to overcrowding, Nepal official says A recent spike in deaths atop the tallest mountain in the world doesn't solely have to do with recent overcrowding but includes a myriad of other factors, a top official in Nepal said Sunday....
20:45, 2019-05-27

17-year-old NASCAR driver discusses her meteoric rise and dealing with Twitter haters Hailie Deegan, the soon-to-be 18-year-old NASCAR driver, talked about her racing goals and funny social media personality.       ...
20:15, 2019-07-15

Pemex's credit default swaps rise after Mexico finmin's surprise resignation Following the surprise resignation of Mexican finance minister Carlos Urzua last week and doubts over what the business plan for state oil company Pemex would entail the cost of insuring Pemex bonds rose to the highest level in three years....
03:00, 2019-07-17

Everest Deaths Rise As Nepal Continues to Issue Permits Amid Overcrowding (NAMCHE, Nepal) — Nepal’s reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to scale Mount Everest has contributed to dangerous overcrowding, with inexperienced climbers impeding others and causing deadly delays, seasoned mountaineers said. During the short period this season when the ...
16:30, 2019-05-28

Echoes of Jaws as Cape Cod learns to live with rise of the great white shark A booming seal population is drawing the apex predator to the Massachusetts peninsula where contact with humans followsWhen beachgoers arrive at Cahoon Hollow Beach in Wellfleet on Massachusetts’ Cape Cod peninsula, the first thing they see is a large sign displaying a photo of a great white shark.“...
09:15, 2019-06-18

Daisy Ridley Has a Funny Memory of That Hug Scene With Carrie Fisher That's Going to Be in The Rise of Skywalker The late Carrie Fisher is known for bringing sharp humor to her time working on film sets. The scenes of hers used in The Rise of Skywalker are no different. Read more......
21:15, 2019-06-29

MPs demand more federal assistance as mental-health issues rise on Canadian farms A new report says Canada's farmers struggle with many challenges - such as market volatility, debt, long work days, unpredictable weather and loneliness....
22:15, 2019-05-28

Gas prices may rise as Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward U.S. Gulf Coast refineries Gas prices are likely to rise slightly in the coming days as Tropical Storm Barry crashes into the Gulf Coast – and supply constraints could pop up.       ...
01:30, 2019-07-13

Wells Fargo profit beats estimates on cost controls, rise in loans Wells Fargo & Co beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the fourth-largest U.S. bank benefited from an uptick in lending and aggressive cost cutting....
15:45, 2019-07-16

Tokyo shares rise as investors await earnings; chip sector rallies Japanese stocks edged higher on Tuesday morning, with the semiconductor sector leading the gains, tracking Wall Street moves, though trading remained thin ahead of the domestic earnings season for the April-June quarter....
08:45, 2019-07-23

A rise in cases of flesh-eating bacteria may be linked to climate change, doctors say Five South Jersey patients became seriously ill after they became infected with a strain of bacteria that thrive in warm, brackish water.        ...
21:30, 2019-06-18

Mauritania rise from fourth worst team in world to Africa’s grand stage In 2012 only Bhutan, San Marino and the Turks & Caicos Islands were ranked below the desert nation but a football revolution has delivered an Africa Cup of Nations debutUntil recently it could have been said that the only way for Mauritania to reach the Africa Cup of Nations would be to dispense wit...
18:00, 2019-06-22

Billy Dee Williams back in the Millennium Falcon for ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ It was a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away when we last saw Lando Calrissian doing his thing in the Millennium Falcon. But the smooth-talking smuggler is back — taking the helm once again, along with Chewie, in the latest Star Wars movie, “The Rise of Skywalker.” Billy Dee Williams spoke to.....
07:01, 2019-05-23

Strange rise of mukbang parents who feed their kids fast food for cash Videos in which people film themselves eating food and post it on YouTube have become hugely popular. Now this weird trend is spreading to kids, should we be worried?...
04:00, 2019-05-22

Bellarmine Accepts ASUN Invitation; Knights Will Rise To NCAA Division I In 2020 LOUISVILLE (March 18, 2019) — Bellarmine University’s president, Dr. Susan M. Donovan, announced today that she has accepted an invitation for the university to join the ASUN Conference. The move will elevate the university’s athletic programs to NCAA Division I status beginning next summer. Bellarm...
20:30, 2019-06-18

UPDATE 2-Adobe beats quarterly estimates on cloud strength; shares rise Adobe Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit and revenue on Tuesday, driven by growth in its digital media business that houses its flagship product Creative Cloud, sending its shares up 4.6% after market....
01:45, 2019-06-19

Diabetes: Unhealthy Eating Habits At Work Can Give Rise To Lifestyle Diseases Eating unhealthy food at workplace may put you at a more risk of catching diabetes and cardiovascular problems than other employees who opt for healthier foods....
15:00, 2019-05-23

Congresswomen Helping Fuel Rise Of Militant Hard Left, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump stepped up his vilification of four liberal lawmakers as un-American at a raucous rally on Wednesday, underscoring that the attacks will form a key part of his strategy for......
13:00, 2019-07-18

Trouble in Paradise: the rise and fall of Germany's 'brothel king' | Hilke Lorenz Jürgen Rudloff’s chain of ‘wellness spas’ sold sex as a health service for men. But his business model was fatally flawed – as his trial for aiding and abetting trafficking revealedUntil his dramatic fall from grace, Jürgen Rudloff was the self-proclaimed “brothel king” of Germany. Owner of a chain ...
15:15, 2019-06-22

When will the Rise of the Resistance ride open at Disney's new Star Wars land? Rise of the Resistance, a signature ride at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, is set to open "sometime this year," according to the Disney CEO.       ...
03:15, 2019-06-18

Girls' suicides on the rise. Increase double that of males, stunning researchers Researchers found in a recent study that rates of female suicides by hanging or suffocation approached those of males.        ...
19:45, 2019-05-21

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks dip on U.S.-China trade jitters; Currencies rise Latin American stock indices were subdued on Wednesday as a re-emergence of trade tensions between the United States and China kept investors on the sidelines, but a recovery in oil prices and a soft dollar lifted currencies in the region. MSCI's index of Latin American stocks fell 0.1% with he...
19:00, 2019-07-17

Walgreens posts quarterly earnings beat as prescription drug sales rise Higher prescription drug sales help the company regain its footing after CEO Stefano Pessina dubbed last quarter "the most difficult" since the company was formed....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Over 3.5 billion people are on social media; Facebook still biggest with teens; Esports on the rise The new Global Digital Statshot report from Hootsuite and We Are Social is packed with all the latest data you need to understand how people are using the internet in July 2019. You’ll find the complete report in the SlideShare embed below, but read on for my summary of this quarter’s es...
13:30, 2019-07-17

UPDATE 6-Halliburton profit exceeds analysts estimates as costs cut; shares rise Halliburton Co on Monday reported a second-quarter profit that beat analysts' estimates as its largest oil-well services unit exceeded expectations, sending shares to their biggest one-day gain in nearly three years....
00:30, 2019-07-23

Oil prices rise amid OPEC supply cuts, but trade worries weigh Oil prices advanced on Monday as ongoing supply cuts led by producer club OPEC kept markets relatively tight, but international benchmark Brent remained below $70 per barrel on concerns over an ongoing trade war between the United States and China....
05:15, 2019-05-27

J.J. Abrams reveals how Carrie Fisher is incorporated in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' Disney knew it wouldn't recast Princess Leia in the new movie "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker." And a digital version of the late Carrie Fisher wouldn't do her or the character justice. But the director found another option....
11:45, 2019-05-23

Chess: Rausis’s cheating puts rankings rise and Sunningdale 2011 in spotlight The grandmaster admitted consulting a phone in a toilet at the Strasbourg Open and now an earlier game is under closer scrutinyIgors Rausis, at 58 the oldest among the world top 100 grandmasters, was last week caught analysing in the toilet during his game in the Strasbourg Open. Rausis later told t...
21:30, 2019-07-19

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge to open Rise of Resistance ride later than expected While the Orlando, Florida version of the ride is expected to be operational on December 5, its California counterpart won't open until January 17....
23:45, 2019-07-11

Hard-to-kill poop parasites that lurk in swimming pools on the rise, CDC warns Enlarge / What's going on in that swim diaper? (credit: Getty | BSIP) Whatever you do this summer, don’t drink the pool water. Outbreaks of the gastrointestinal parasite cryptosporidium have been spurting upward since 2009, with the number of outbreaks gushing up an average of 13% each year, acco...
05:45, 2019-07-02

How the rise in e-commerce is presenting opportunities for new entrants to challenge UPS and FedEx in last-mile deliveries This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Outside of the US Postal Service (USPS), FedEx and UPS have dominated ...
10:30, 2019-07-05

From casino playboy to slain CIA informant: The rise and fall of Kim Jong Un’s half brother Kim Jong Nam is believed to have met with an American intelligence agent on a Malaysian island a few days before he was killed, according to a Malaysian official....
02:15, 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Salesforce forecasts full-year results above expectations, shares rise Salesforce.com Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday and forecast full-year results above expectations, as customers looking to rein in costs boosted demand for its Sales Cloud product....
22:45, 2019-06-04

Airbus is one of the most powerful companies in aviation. Here's a closer look at its rise from upstart to industry titan. Airbus On May 29, 2019, Airbus celebrated its 50th birthday. In the five decades since its founding, Airbus has developed from a fledgling upstart to one of the industry's titans. Over the past 20 years, the commercial aviation industry has come to be dominated by Airbus and Boeing. Airbus and Boe...
23:45, 2019-05-30

Body donations are on the rise in Arizona. But what's really happening in the booming cadaver industry? Donating one's body to science is an increasingly popular end-of-life option, but how a business or program uses a body can vary.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-10

New York sees significant rise in women traveling across state line for abortions A growing number of women are travelling for abortions amid tightening restrictions and access to services across the countryWhen Courtney Buckman made the difficult decision to have an abortion, the obvious solution should have been to go to her nearest abortion clinic in Montana.In fact the most p...
10:30, 2019-07-04

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

Inflation Fears Fade Amid Bond Rally, Rise in Rate Cut Bets Investors’ expectations for inflation have fallen to their lowest levels since the start of the year. The decline has coincided with a sharp rise in the odds that the Fed will cut interest rates multiple times this year....
01:45, 2019-06-12

MIDEAST STOCKS-Qatar and Egypt rise, other Gulf markets closed for holiday Stock markets in Qatar and Egypt rose on Monday, while other Gulf markets, including Saudi Arabia, are closed for the Eid ul-Fitr holiday. QATAR The index .QSI rose 1.5 % to 10,319 points EGYPT The index .EGX30 gained 0.7% to 13,789 points BAHRAIN The index .BAX was flat at 1,435 poin...
14:30, 2019-06-03

Opinion: The Women's World Cup showed Europe is on rise. What will USWNT do to keep pace? U.S. Soccer needs to settle lawsuit, bolster NWSL and examine youth structure to keep ahead of European teams at next Women's World Cup.       ...
01:30, 2019-07-09

Rise and shine: Tiger Woods gets up at 1 a.m. to prepare for Open Championship at Royal Portrush In an effort to adjust to the time-zone change, the 15-time major champion has been waking up at 1 a.m., or 6 a.m. local time in Northern Ireland.       ...
01:30, 2019-07-09

Star Wars Rise of the Resistance to open first at Disney World, then Disneyland in 2020 Disney parks' most advanced and immersive ride, Rise of the Resistance, has an opening date of Dec. 5 at Disney World and Jan. 17 at Disneyland.       ...
22:30, 2019-07-11

Boeing's 777X faces engine snags, questions rise over delivery goal Boeing Co's effort to build the world's largest twin-engined jet, the 777X, continues to be hampered by challenges with General Electric Co's new GE9X turbine engine, a top Boeing executive said on Wednesday....
00:15, 2019-06-06

‘The models have bellies, hips and thighs that jiggle’: the rise of body-positive swimwear From larger-cup bikinis to modest beachwear, fashion is finally beginning to cater for a range of women’s bodiesIf there’s one thing Sasha Khan loathes, it is shopping for swimwear. Which makes it a strange coincidence that, on the day we speak, Khan has just been bikini shopping. “I buy swimwear ab...
19:00, 2019-06-05

Brazil airline Gol forecasts 24% increase in unit passenger revenue, earnings rise Brazilian airline Gol expects unit passenger revenue to increase by 24% in the second quarter compared to the same period last year, the company said in a corporate filing on Monday....
20:30, 2019-07-08

Sensex Gains Over 150 Points, Nifty Hits 11,900; Bharti Airtel, NTPC Rise Share market updates: Top gainers on the Nifty index were NTPC, Bharti Airtel, Coal India, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Asian Paints, trading between 1.00 per cent and 1.83 per cent higher.......
07:00, 2019-05-30

Sensex, Nifty Rise On Hopes Of Economic Reforms Ahead Of Budget 2019 The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 Indexes snapped their two day losing streak on hopes that the re-elected National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government will announce steps to bolster economic......
13:45, 2019-07-01

China June rare earth exports rise, snapping two months of declines China's rare earth exports rose by 9% in June from May, customs data showed on Friday, snapping two months of declines that had stoked worries over supply from the world's top producer of the materials amid the Sino-U.S. trade dispute....
14:15, 2019-07-12

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

Oil prices rise amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions continued in the Middle East....
04:00, 2019-07-12

The world's largest shipping firm warns of 'considerable uncertainties' as trade tensions rise Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties."...
11:15, 2019-05-24

J.J. Abrams describes process of working Carrie Fisher into Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker When it was announced last July that J.J. Abrams would be using “unseen footage” of Carrie Fisher to complete General Leia’s arc in Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker, the news was met with a mix of relief and (understandable) concern. At least Fisher wouldn’t be jarringly reanimated via CGI, like Pet...
22:15, 2019-05-22

One of Antarctica's biggest glaciers will soon reach a point of irreversible melting. That would cause sea levels to rise at least 1.6 feet. NASA Antarctica's glaciers are melting at unprecedented rates. This rapid ice loss contributes to rising sea-levels. In a new study, scientists found that the Thwaites Glacier in western Antarctica will likely hit a point of irreversible melting, after which it will lose all of its ice over a perio...
15:45, 2019-07-10

Fitness to finesse: the reasons behind Coco Gauff’s stunning Wimbledon rise | Simon Cambers The 15-year-old burst forward in her first week at Wimbledon; next a heavyweight clash with Simona Halep awaits on MondayAnyone who watched her matches in the first week will know how talented Coco Gauff is. This is a girl good enough to go toe to toe with the five-times champion Venus Williams in t...
20:01, 2019-07-07

The Still Terrifying Details of the Murder of Rebecca Schaeffer: A Star on the Rise and an Obsession Turned Deadly Rebecca Schaeffer thought it was sweet that a fan was sending her stuffed animals and other little gifts at the studio lot where her sitcom My Sister Sam was filmed. The CBS show, on......
13:30, 2019-07-18