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Blackstone raises $20.5 billion for largest ever real estate fund

U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group Inc said on Wednesday it has raised the largest ever real estate fund, amassing $20.5 billion to be invested in proper...

Blackstone raises $20.5 billion for largest ever real estate fund

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Italy picks Deloitte to set up 500 million-euro real estate fund Italy has picked the consulting firm Deloitte as its financial adviser in setting up a 500 million-euro real estate fund in an effort to squeeze money out of the property it owns, an official told Reuters on Friday....
17:39, 07/26/2019

Norway's wealth fund extends ownership of New York real estate Norway's sovereign wealth fund will pay about $98 million dollars to extend the term of its ownership in a portfolio of New York properties and to acquire a few new, the fund said on Wednesday....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Logistics unit of JD raises 1.5 billion yuan investment fund Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com's logistics division has raised a 1.5 billion yuan ($218 million) fund to invest in companies and technologies specialising in logistics, the company said on Monday....
13:52, 06/24/2019

BlackRock raises $2 billion for Global Credit Opportunities Fund BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset management firm, said on Wednesday it had raised $2 billion for its flagship opportunistic credit fund, Global Credit Opportunities, reflecting investor......
19:39, 07/31/2019

Chinese private equity firm Centurium raises over $2 billion in debut fund China's Centurium Capital, a big backer of domestic startup Luckin Coffee, said it has raised more than $2 billion in its debut fund, giving the private equity firm more firepower to cut deals......
08:52, 07/03/2019

European real estate bubble a 'real possibility,' Commerzbank says The euro area is at risk of a new real estate bubble as a result of expansionary monetary policy from the European Central Bank (ECB), Commerzbank analysts have warned....
14:00, 05/31/2019

Blackstone Strikes $18.7 Billion Deal for U.S. Warehouse Network Blackstone Group is buying a network of U.S. industrial warehouses from Singapore-based GLP for $18.7 billion, in the largest private real-estate transaction ever and a big bet on the continued explosion of e-commerce....
09:26, 06/03/2019

Merlin to go private in $7.5 billion deal with Lego family and Blackstone Madame Tussauds owner Merlin said on Friday it had agreed to be acquired by the investment vehicle of Lego's founding family and private equity firm Blackstone Group LP in a $7.5 billion deal....
11:39, 06/28/2019

Dream Global REIT to be bought by Blackstone funds in $4.7 billion deal Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trust said funds managed by Blackstone Group Inc would buy the Canadian firm in a C$6.2 billion ($4.69 billion) deal....
07:26, 09/16/2019

Lego clan, Blackstone take Madame Tussauds owner Merlin private in $7.5 billion deal Lego's founding family and private equity firm Blackstone are taking Britain's Merlin private again in an agreed deal valuing the Madame Tussauds and Legoland owner at $7.5 billion....
14:39, 06/28/2019

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.       ...
18:39, 06/14/2019

Flipping Out Over Real Estate… Again Speculators looking for a "fast buck" turned to day trading in the late 1990s. After the ensuing bear market, house flipping became a fad. But the big housing bust only put the kibosh on this pursuit temporarily. Will a big lesson have to be learned ...
00:26, 06/28/2019

Bridgewater Co-CEO Weighs Leaving World's Largest Hedge Fund Bridgewater co-CEO Eileen Murray has held repeated conversations, including with representatives of Wells Fargo, about leaving the world’s largest hedge fund....
01:26, 05/07/2019

Dubai's largest bank raises foreign ownership limit to 20% The bank also announced its intention to raise its foreign ownership limit to 40% in the future after seeking approvals from its shareholders and the relevant regulatory authorities....
10:39, 09/02/2019

Real Estate: Will Prices Stay Unaffordable? "U.S. Median Single-Family Median Annual Sales Price" may be a mouthful, but the chart you'll see in this 2-minute video is anything but confusing. Watch where prices have gone from the 1980s through today -- and see a clear conclusion as to what's n...
00:00, 05/16/2019

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:...
08:13, 06/22/2019

Calculator: Following the Money in Residential Real Estate Almost half the money spent by New York City home buyers in the first quarter of 2019 went toward the most expensive properties. That wasn’t always the case....
17:13, 05/02/2019

Celebrities developing real estate in their second acts The 168-unit 50 Rector Park rental — the first market-rate residential high-rise constructed in Newark, NJ, since 1962 — opened last Saturday. The 23-story building has a roof deck with cabanas, a residents’ lounge and units (from $1,800 for a studio...
07:13, 06/20/2019

What the Hong Kong protests could mean for NYC real estate Dolly Lenz, number one U.S. broker by dollar amount in sales, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss how New York real estate could benefit from the ongoing conflict in Hong Kong....
08:13, 09/02/2019

Should I buy a house my real estate agent is also selling? Before hiring your agent or listing broker, understand what the broker or salesperson will do for you if you find yourself in a dual-agency situation....
14:52, 05/28/2019

Trouble on the “Home” Front – What’s Next for Real Estate? In this interview, EWI's Pro Services analyst Murray Gunn speaks with Dana Weeks about what’s really behind the turn in housing, and what may be next....
14:13, 05/01/2019

Why Chinese real estate empire lost $5B Billions of dollars were wiped off the value of a Shanghai real estate empire this week after its founder was detained by Chinese police, reportedly on suspicion of child molestation....
21:26, 07/05/2019

Tom Barrack Is Done With Traditional Real Estate. He's Going Digital. Colony Capital is making one of the most aggressive bets yet that technology is disrupting real estate: It is selling nearly all of its traditional holdings and buying only property that focuses on the tech sector....
00:39, 09/18/2019

How IPO millionaires are impacting real estate in San Francisco Katherine Clarke, WSJ, joins "The Exchange" to discuss tech IPOs turning San Francisco residents into overnight millionaires and how the real estate industry is responding....
00:26, 04/29/2019

Is Real Estate Crowdfunding a Good Investment? Ask a rich person how they got rich, and there’s a good chance they’ll say they invested in real estate. In fact, real estate is generally accepted as one of the most solid ways to build wealth. That’s why there’s no shortage of people who long to bu...
21:52, 08/21/2019

What do with your empty nest: Rightsizing real estate Once your children leave the nest, it's time to rethink your real estate. Here are 3 tips to follow.        ...
19:52, 05/21/2019

Cold is the hottest new real estate investment Cold storage warehouses and distribution centers are suddenly in high demand thanks to new food delivery services like Peapod by Giant, Amazon Fresh and Blue Apron....
17:39, 06/04/2019

Hamptons housing market oversaturated, says real estate pro CNBC's "Power Lunch" team breaks down why the Hamptons real estate market is seeing a decline with Cody Vichinsky, co-founder of Bespoke Real Estate....
02:00, 07/26/2019

The fashion set’s star-studded real estate deals Designer life in the country Luxury menswear designer Joseph Abboud (who got his start with Ralph Lauren before launching his own label) has dropped the price of his Bedford, NY, home from $3.65 million to $3.15 million. The historic carriage house, ...
01:26, 09/05/2019

Advisors are bullish on real estate for steady cash. Here's why you should be, too Investments in real assets, whether on the equity side or the debt side, offer seemingly endless options for fixed income. If you can build it or finance it, you can invest in it....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Real estate magnate claims sister bilked him out of $7M The owner of some prime real estate in Manhattan alleges in a lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court that his sister swindled his businesses out of $7 million and that she doled out the ill-gotten gains to her relatives and employees. Steve Silverb...
07:00, 06/12/2019

Report finds $5B laundered through B.C. real estate in 2018 An expert panel looking into money laundering in B.C.'s real estate market has found an estimated $5 billion in 'dirty money' was laundered through the housing market in the province in 2018....
23:39, 05/09/2019

Why billionaire Ken Griffin has been on a real estate spending spree It’s not enough for him to own the country’s most expensive home. Just months after buying the rec­ord-breaking $238 million quadplex on Central Park South, hedge-fund billionaire Ken Griffin has found yet another place to rest his head. The ridiculo...
13:39, 09/11/2019

Your real estate agent or waiter may just be a professional MMA fighter Unless you're a main event attraction, MMA fighters don't make the big bucks. Here's how Al Iaquinta and others boost their income when they're outside of the cage....
19:52, 05/02/2019

How a Real Estate Concept From the Middle Ages Can Still Backfire The value of fractional real estate has long been debated. Critics see it as a hustle, while supporters say it is a smarter way to use a vacation home....
01:52, 06/08/2019

Big city developers struggle to sell real estate Managing Director at The Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group Jason Meister said Wednesday big city developers struggle to sell real estate, especially in New York, because “blue states need to shape up. They're fiscally irresponsible.” ...
21:52, 05/01/2019

A-Rod takes bigger swing at residential real estate in NYC Yankee legend Alex Rodriguez is continuing his apartment buying spree in New York City — just not with Barbara Corcoran. Earlier this month, The Post exclusively reported that the retired third baseman had teamed up with the “Shark Tank” judge to buy...
08:52, 06/26/2019

AR will build upon data aggregation’s disruption of real estate In the same way that VR startups have found thriving uses in architecture and construction, AR is creating new opportunities for real estate companiesRead More...
11:39, 05/26/2019

Real estate company Avison Young moving to Fifth Ave. The commercial real estate company Avison Young will move its NYC headquarters to 45,000 square feet at 530 Fifth Ave., where the brokerage is also the agent for the RXR-owned building. The company will occupy part of the third and the entire fourth ...
09:13, 07/31/2019

Here's how NYC real estate could benefit from Hong Kong protests Dolly Lenz, number one U.S. broker by dollar amount in sales, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss how New York real estate could benefit from the ongoing conflict in Hong Kong....
07:00, 08/31/2019

Why foreign buyers invest in US residential real estate Chris Marlin of Lennar International says foreign buyers of U.S. property have been a "fair mixture" of seeking yield and self-use in the past few years. He also weighs in on the impact of the U.S.-China trade war on Chinese real estate investments i...
10:26, 06/11/2019

Here's why foreign purchases of US homes are declining, according to real estate pro Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, joins CNBC's "Power Lunch" to discuss why foreign buyers for U.S. homes are declining....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Amazon Moves Into Real Estate by Teaming Up With Realogy Amazon is branching into real estate through a partnership with Realogy, the nation's biggest residential real estate broker, the company announced Tuesday....
11:13, 07/24/2019

Chargesheet Against Zakir Naik For Money Laundering Into Real Estate The Enforcement Directorate Thursday filed its first direct charge sheet against controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik on charges of laundering criminal money to the tune of Rs 193 crore and......
22:13, 05/02/2019

Real estate stocks have room to gain, residential in favor The once-sleepy U.S. real estate sector could be poised to continue its revival into the second half of 2019 but investors are selective in their bets on property companies....
15:13, 06/30/2019

Real estate investor aims to sell $12.5M Manhattan townhouse Tech investor Arthur Becker’s stake in the Cary Tamarkin-designed 10 Sullivan St. — which was around $20 million — keeps paying off. In 2016, Becker had that stake transferred to three adjacent townhouses — Nos. 30, 40 and 50 Sullivan St. Now he’s li...
03:39, 05/09/2019

RPT-Real estate stocks have room to gain, residential in favor The once-sleepy U.S. real estate sector could be poised to continue its revival into the second half of 2019 but investors are selective in their bets on property companies....
13:39, 07/01/2019

Eyeing Greenland, Trump Again Mixes Real Estate With Diplomacy The president, ever the real estate maven, has marveled over Greenland’s untapped natural resources. But an expert says his interest represents an “antiquated way of looking at things.”...
02:52, 08/17/2019

Giant junk photobombs real estate photos for DC condo Homes for sale should show off their best assets. But one Washington, DC condo that hit the market last week spotlighted a rather unique detail unintentionally: a giant penis. A gallery of more than 60 photos for the listing of a $489,000 “elegant ho...
20:13, 05/14/2019

Bad sign for commercial real estate: The architecture business is slowing down A key read on the industry, the Architecture Billings Index, fell into negative territory in June, according to the American Institute for Architects. Inquiries for new projects hit a decade low, while design contracts also fell....
07:52, 07/17/2019

How Loopholes Help Trump and Other Real Estate Moguls Avoid Taxes The ability to deduct business losses against income tax is common. But there are myriad other benefits, all legal, created specifically for commercial real estate....
18:52, 05/22/2019

Here's what's happening in the New York City luxury real estate market Two giant real estate deals were announced in New York City, sparking hope of a potential rebound in luxury Manhattan real estate but a closer look reveals there may be trouble on the horizon. Cody Vichinsky, co-founder of luxury broker Bespoke Real ...
19:00, 06/06/2019

President Trump Eyes a New Real-Estate Purchase: Greenland The idea of the U.S. acquiring Greenland has captured the president’s imagination, according to people familiar with the discussions, who said he has repeatedly expressed interest in the notion....
08:00, 08/16/2019

Real estate broker Robert Futterman says he won’t sit idly by after firing Robert K. Futterman doesn’t need rehab, he needs a hug. As The Post reported Wednesday, the star broker was fired “for cause” on Tuesday because he had been behaving “erratically,” including interrupting company CEO Barry Gosin during a recent presen...
06:39, 05/31/2019

Real estate: 3 challenges facing first-time homebuyers this spring Challenges for first-time homebuyers this spring include prices, and availability of homes and mortgages.        ...
18:39, 05/02/2019

How hard can it be to sell an apartment without a real estate agent? I found out. Our apartment building needed to sell a unit. I said I could do it myself with no agent. Here's what happened.       ...
14:00, 07/23/2019

Climate change can pose big risks to real estate investments Climate changes pose big risks to real estate investments. The good news for REIT investors is that environmental, social and corporate governance-focused products are growing at a rapid clip....
14:39, 05/28/2019

Opinion: Expect Industry Status For Real Estate Sector The Indian real estate sector is the most highly taxed with the combination of high direct and indirect taxes, stamp duties and levies for development approvals....
15:52, 06/21/2019

New York City Real Estate Savors a Tech Boom Technology companies are adding millions of square feet in office space and creating thousands of local jobs, with few repercussions from Amazon’s rejection of a Queens headquarters....
14:39, 07/10/2019

Private lending can be a good — if risky — way to invest in real estate Tired of flipping? Have no interest in being a landlord? Lending money to builders taking on a flip can be one way to stay in the investing game. But it isn't without its risks....
22:13, 05/07/2019

How books are helping employees bond at this real estate company Sylvia Plath’s semi-autobiographical 1963 book “The Bell Jar” is most likely to be found in a sophomore English class, pored over by high-school students. But recently at Squarefoot, a commercial real estate company based in Manhattan, it was the cho...
00:26, 09/15/2019

Real estate firm Compass announces $370 million in new funding Real estate firm Compass announced $370 million in new funding on Tuesday. Robert Reffkin, CEO and founder of Compass, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
14:26, 07/30/2019

The internet didn't shrink 6% real estate commissions. But this lawsuit might For decades, Realtors have managed to keep commissions at a nearly flat 3% for each the seller's and buyer's agents, even as the internet has allowed homebuyers to do much more of the legwork on their own. A new lawsuit takes aim at that longstanding...
19:52, 05/16/2019

Tax reform flooded Hamptons real estate inventory, says broker While the stock market continues its double-digit climb, the Hamptons just posted its sixth straight quarter of falling sales. Justin Agnello of Douglas Elliman joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
20:26, 07/29/2019

F.B.I. and 2 States Examine Ex-Fox News Host’s Real Estate Business Federal authorities in New Jersey are investigating Clayton Morris, a former “Fox and Friends Weekend” host who offered to connect clients with investment properties....
23:13, 09/10/2019

Real estate in the Hamptons had its worst spring quarter in 8 years Real estate sales and prices in the Hamptons continued to fall in the second quarter, marking a year and a half of declines, according to a report from Douglas Elliman and Miller Samuel....
13:13, 07/25/2019

Real estate agents coach clients to sharpen bidding tactics CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the housing market that could be on the verge of heating up, and how real estate agents are teaching clients to come out on top in a bidding war....
22:26, 07/12/2019

Real-estate mogul eyeing French eatery for his luxury skyscraper [caption id="attachment_13847160" align="alignnone" width="662"] Chef Alain Verzeroli[/caption] Aby Rosen hasn’t always had an easy time pairing fancy restaurants with his landmark buildings — but it’s a habit he just can’t break....
02:52, 05/20/2019

Millennials can’t afford real estate — destined to remain sad apartment dwellers The American Dream for millennials just turned a new corner: Thanks to soaring student debt and crushing financial liabilities, homeownership is not in view. Despite a slight uptick lately, the homeownership rate among millennials remains the lowest ...
05:00, 09/01/2019

FOCUS-Hudson's Bay's chairman's buyout bid pits retail vs real estate The success of Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker's $1.3 billion bid to take the department store operator private hinges on whether an independent valuator will view the company more as a retailer and less as a real estate owner, corpo...
08:26, 06/23/2019

Old Boys' Club Gives Ground as More Women Join Real-Estate Boards Public real-estate companies are adding slightly more women than men as directors to their boards, a sign that this male-dominated industry may be starting to heed a call for gender diversity....
14:26, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong needs to worry about its real estate market: State Street Daniel Gerard of State Street Global Exchange says the protests in Hong Kong are not a major factor affecting markets, but the city needs to worry about controlling housing conditions, rent prices and how that plays into discontent in the population....
08:26, 07/29/2019

Major real estate developer takes on Trump's immigration policy The construction industry is heavily dependent on Hispanic and Latino workers, a workforce that diminished during the last housing crisis and has not come close to full recovery. A major developer sent this letter to his employees....
19:26, 07/22/2019

‘Rabid’ real estate mogul bit ex-business partner’s calf: suit This mogul was a real wolf of Wall Street — chomping down on his ex-business partner’s finger and leg “like a rabid dog,” a new lawsuit alleges. During an all-out brawl over business dealings in a Wall Street elevator last year, the ex-partner of a r...
06:39, 05/10/2019

Pricey real estate means many can’t use Liberals’ homebuying proposals: experts Houses in Toronto, Vancouver and Victoria are too expensive for most families to take advantage of the proposals, said Sal Gualtieri, a senior economist at BMO Capital Markets....
17:52, 09/14/2019

International investors take a small step back from US commercial real estate International investors became net sellers of commercial real estate this year for the first time since 2012. There was no one country accounting for the change, instead a small pullback in purchases that changed the investment equation....
21:26, 08/30/2019

House-flipping tips from HGTV's real estate pro Tarek El Moussa "Flip or Flop" star Tarek El Moussa has bought and resold hundreds of homes and made millions. The real estate investor recently spoke with CNBC about how to succeed in the competitive business of buying fixer-uppers and renovating them for profit....
19:00, 08/27/2019

New architects' report shows how the trade war is hitting commercial real estate A key indicator for the commercial real estate market is showing signs of weakness, and uncertainty in the economy over the trade war and interest rates may be to blame....
21:00, 08/21/2019

First American security flaw leaked 885 million real estate documents First American Financial Corporation left as many as 885 million real estate documents dating as far back as 2003 exposed, according to Krebs on Security. The company, one of the largest real estate title insurance firms in the US, has already fixed....
08:00, 05/25/2019

Hudson's Bay's chairman's buyout bid pits retail versus real estate The success of Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker's $1.3 billion bid to take the department store operator private hinges on whether an independent valuator will view the company more as a retailer and less as a real estate owner, corpo...
10:00, 06/23/2019

Southampton Jewish Center gala lures real estate bigwigs Vector Group CEO/Douglas Elliman head Howard Lorber, New York Fashion Week founder Fern Mallis, and top brokers Dolly and Jenny Lenz attended the Chabad of Southampton Jewish Center’s 18th annual gala, which was held at the Bridgehampton home o...
08:39, 08/29/2019

Israeli real estate developer Gazit-Globe moves to Q2 loss * Gazit-Globe, Israel's largest real estate company, swung to a net loss in the second quarter after it sold stakes in two significant assets including unit First Capital Realty (FCR)....
12:39, 08/21/2019

Real estate firm names the top cities for risk-seeking investors In its Resilient Cities Index report, Savills highlighted several cities that were still relatively untapped, despite being the most likely to see economic growth amid global disruption in the coming decades....
17:52, 05/01/2019

Russian mobile operator Megafon may sell real estate to cut debt - CEO Megafon, Russia's second biggest mobile phone operator, is considering selling real estate and some other assets to reduce debt, the chief executive told Reuters....
16:52, 07/05/2019

Real estate CEO John Burns on the growing build-to-rent trend More and more homebuilders are thinking of becoming the landlords of the units they're building. CNBC's Diana Olick and John Burns of John Burns Real Estate Consulting join 'The Exchange' to discuss....
20:52, 07/25/2019

Jefferies' Zervos explains why real estate funds his last chance trade David Zervos, Jefferies chief market strategist, joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss why real estate funds, or REITs, are his last chance trade....
06:39, 08/09/2019

Abu Dhabi's real estate investment law reforms are 'game changing,' developer says The relaxing of foreign real estate investment laws in Abu Dhabi will create jobs and stoke demand for property, according to Aldar Properties CEO Talal Al Dhiyebi....
00:26, 04/29/2019

NYU professor rakes in millions from sweet real estate deal with school A New York University law school professor struck it rich, raking in $8.3 million from the university thanks to a sweetheart real estate deal. Richard Stewart, who heads the Frank J. Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy, and Land Use Law, reaped t...
14:27, 08/11/2019

Ex-real estate broker Robert Futterman charged with DWI after Hamptons crash 31-year-old Erica Beremeo Palacios, and her 3-year-old son were airlifted to Stony Brook University Medical Center with minor injuries, the Southampton Town Police Department said....
03:52, 07/24/2019

Rent reform laws stir woes in NYC’s real estate industry As the industry awaits the litigation of the upcoming constitutional challenges to the newly enacted apartment rent laws, executives are counseling clients and calculating their next moves. “The scary thing is what it portends for future government a...
06:52, 07/10/2019

An expert explains the Q2 sales surge in Manhattan real estate market Manhattan real estate has posted the first gains in over a year and a half. Bess Freedman, CEO of Brown Harris Stevens, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss....
15:00, 07/02/2019

New federal tax rules create advantage for real estate investment trusts As Generation X and millennials inherit their baby boomer parents' assets amid the so-called Great Wealth Transfer, some will look to invest it in rental property to generate income....
15:13, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-WeWork owner starts $2.9 bln platform to invest in real estate Shared office space company WeWork's owner, The We Company, on Wednesday set up a new real-estate investment platform, Ark, to buy and develop commercial properties around the world....
14:39, 05/15/2019

More private investors coming into corporate real estate: Knight Frank Neil Brookes of Knight Frank discusses investments into corporate real estate. He also says the London property market is a safe haven in the long term....
12:13, 06/20/2019

Struggling Real-Estate Giant Realogy Strikes Deal With Amazon Real-estate brokerage giant Realogy Holdings launched a new partnership with Amazon.com in a fresh attempt at jump-starting the property firm’s flagging business and tumbling share price....
14:52, 07/23/2019

Women's Open raises prize fund to $4.5 million The Women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
01:52, 07/09/2019

Advent's latest fund raises $17.5 bln, exceeds target Advent International, one of the world's largest buyout firms, said on Thursday it raised $17.5 billion for its latest fund, surpassing the $16 billion target it had set....
14:39, 06/06/2019

Team Trump raises concerns of fund raising war A fight has broken out over two new Republican fundraising sites built to take advantage of GOP support for President Trump and down ticket candidates and provide the party with platforms that can compete with the hugely successful Democratic site Ac...
19:39, 07/09/2019

Wealth Matters: How Loopholes Help Trump and Other Real Estate Moguls Avoid Taxes The ability to deduct business losses against income tax is common. But there are myriad other benefits, all legal, created specifically for commercial real estate....
16:13, 05/10/2019

As Real Estate Firms Go Bust, Supreme Court Upholds Homebuyers' Rights The Supreme Court upheld the ability of homebuyers to drag property developers into bankruptcy proceedings as several real estate firms are going bust in Asia's third-largest economy....
16:26, 08/09/2019

Real estate investor makes $11,875 a day in profit on Koenigsegg supercar he owned for five months When commercial real estate investor Manny Khoshbin spent $2.2 million on the fastest production car in the world, he had no idea it would very quickly also become the fastest-appreciating asset he'd ever own....
17:13, 05/25/2019

Real Estate Title Firm’s Lapse Exposes Data In 885M Files SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A respected security blog is reporting that a flaw on the website of a major real estate title company exposed the bank account numbers and other sensitive information contained in 885 million files. Krebs On Security says th...
16:13, 05/25/2019

Icahn’s $500M Caesars-Eldorado earnings saved by real estate investor A little-known real estate investor helped earn Carl Icahn an estimated half-billion dollars. The $8.5 billion deal to merge casino chain Caesars Entertainment with rival Eldorado Resorts, announced Monday, was falling apart until real estate investo...
05:00, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 2-Real estate developer Group Mach makes formal bid for Transat Quebec real estate developer Group Mach Inc said on Friday it had formally tabled an offer for Transat AT Inc that was higher than Air Canada's earlier bid for the Canadian travel operator....
07:39, 06/15/2019

Hoping to make money in real estate? Here are 5 tips for a successful house flip TV shows can make flipping — when an investor buys houses and quickly sells them for a profit — look easy. Not so fast, say experts and flippers.        ...
14:52, 05/31/2019

Report: Real estate title firm exposes data in 885M flies SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A respected security blog is reporting that a flaw on the website of a major real estate title company exposed the bank account numbers and other sensitive information contained in 885 million files. Krebs On ...
02:13, 05/25/2019

Real estate broker Robert Futterman fired from his company after drug bust New York real estate broker Robert Futterman has been fired from his own company, The Post has learned. Futterman, who last year sold his firm Robert K. Futterman & Associates to BGC Partners and Newmark and has been chairman of Newmark RKF, was term...
19:13, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Real estate developer Group Mach makes formal bid for Transat Real estate developer Group Mach Inc said on Friday it had formally tabled an offer for Transat AT Inc that was higher than Air Canada's earlier bid for the Canadian travel operator....
19:39, 06/14/2019

Real-Estate Developer Howard Hughes Hires Adviser to Explore Possible Sale Howard Hughes Corp. is exploring strategic options including a possible sale of the company, a move that comes as the real-estate developer has received a chilly reception from Wall Street....
11:00, 06/28/2019

Mexican president backs official accused of suspect real estate purchases Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday expressed support for Manuel Bartlett, the head of national electricity company CFE, despite accusations that Bartlett has improperly accumulated nearly two dozen luxury properties....
01:26, 08/31/2019

Former real estate boss and wife plead guilty in college admissions scam The former president of a California real estate firm and his wife pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday for using their wealth to improperly get their children into prominent universities as part of the college admissions scandal....
22:39, 05/01/2019

Ohio real-estate developers ditch ‘blockchain hub’ plans over lack of interest Real-estate developers attempting to reinvigorate a failing shopping mall with the blockchain are stepping away from the idea after realizing it’s not what the public want. The shopping mall, located in Cleveland, Ohio’s Tower City was originally pla...
18:13, 07/02/2019

Bill Ackman-linked real estate company soars on sale news A real estate investment company linked to billionaire Bill Ackman soared more than 35% Thursday after it confirmed a report that it had hired an investment bank to explore a possible sale. Howard Hughes Corporation, which counts developments in New ...
02:26, 06/28/2019

Rising Risks to Real Estate: Louisiana's plan to deal with 'climate refugees' CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how some states and residential communities are dealing with extreme rainfall and chronic flooding. Louisiana is conducting a remarkable experiment that could become a model for the rest of the country....
00:26, 04/29/2019

Dawn Capital raises $125 million for new Europe tech fund Venture capital firm Dawn Capital said on Thursday it had raised $125 million for its latest fund which is aimed at business-to-business technology companies across Europe....
11:26, 06/20/2019

Reinsurance hedge fund Tangency Capital raises further $165 million Hedge fund Tangency Capital has raised a further $165 million to invest in the property reinsurance market, bringing its size to $265 million as the hurricane season gets under way, one of its......
20:52, 07/03/2019

What Apple Has Bought For $1 Billion, It's Second-Largest Deal Ever Intel shares rose 5.7 per cent to $55.05 after the news and the company's report that its earnings beat analysts' expectations. Apple shares edged up 0.1 per cent to $207.29....
04:26, 07/27/2019

Dubai’s $323M Bitcoin luxury real estate development reportedly hits a snag If you were hoping to splash your Bitcoin on luxury real estate in Dubai, you may have to wait a little longer.   According to The Times, the world’s first luxury development to be sold using the cryptocurrency is on hold. The Aston Plaza development...
12:00, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Quebec real estate developer tops Air Canada buyout offer for Transat Real estate developer Group Mach Inc said on Tuesday it offered to acquire Canadian tour operator Transat AT Inc for C$527.6 million ($392.9 million), topping an earlier offer from Air Canada....
23:26, 06/04/2019

Real estate empire loses billions in value after founder detained for alleged child molestation Billions of dollars were wiped off the value of a Shanghai real estate empire this week after its founder was detained by Chinese police, reportedly on suspicion of child molestation....
03:13, 07/06/2019

Qatar Investment Authority, Douglass Emmett acquire $365 mln California real estate complex Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and real estate investor Douglas Emmett Inc have acquired a $365 real estate development in California, the Qatari sovereign wealth fund said on Monday....
23:52, 07/01/2019

Real estate developer Group Mach drops bid for Canadian tour operator Transat Real estate developer Group Mach Inc has dropped its C$528 million ($405 million) takeover proposal for Transat AT Inc after the Canadian tour operator accepted a lower offer from Air Canada last week....
22:26, 07/04/2019

Aaron Spelling’s mansion sells for $120M — setting California real estate record An opulent Los Angeles estate, fittingly dubbed The Manor, has sold in a record-breaking transaction. The colossal 56,000-square-foot mansion—slightly larger than the White House—changed hands for $120 million in an all-cash deal, sources confirmed t...
05:13, 07/04/2019

Wasserstein heirs battle with dad’s love child over $2.3 billion Hamptons estate Mistress Erin McCarthy, who gave birth to the youngest child, Sky, in 2008 while Wasserstein was still married to his third wife, Claude, claims his other kids agreed to give Sky her share of the value of his properties in cash if she and the girl ag...
11:00, 07/28/2019

Brick & Mortar fund raises $97 mln to make construction tech-savvy Brick & Mortar Ventures, a venture capital fund founded by a scion of family-run Bechtel Corp, said on Tuesday it had raised $97.2 million from leading construction-related companies as builders turn to 3D printing and other software to cut costs and...
18:13, 08/13/2019

The world's largest brewer just made $1 billion from its new ventures arm — here's how Like other companies, AB InBev had not focused enough on innovation. The company had been talking about it since around 2010, and got "incrementally better," but wanted to do more. It founded ZX Ventures in 2015 and just passed $1 billion in sales....
11:00, 07/24/2019

Anheuser-Busch seeks $9.8 billion in 2019’s largest IPO Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev NV is seeking to raise up to $9.8 billion by listing its Asia-Pacific business in Hong Kong, marking what would be the world’s largest initial public offering this year. Budweiser Brewing Company APAC, whose portfol...
21:39, 07/02/2019

Real Estate Mogul Stephen Ross’ Alleged Logic on Trump Is a Reminder That All Billionaires Are Awful Real estate developer Stephen Ross is hosting a fundraising event for Donald Trump at his house in the Hamptons in New York, according to a report from the Washington Post published Tuesday. Ross, who is also the owner of the Miami Dolphins, fitness ...
05:26, 08/08/2019

Real estate agent accused of burglarizing homes of celebrities including Usher and Adam Lambert A Beverly Hills real estate agent and another man are accused of burglarizing celebrities' homes in Southern California, sometimes during open-house viewings, prosecutors say....
03:13, 08/24/2019

Home flipping rate hits a 9-year high, indicating potential trouble in real estate Fewer investors are participating in home flipping and profits are lower than before. Could that mean trouble is coming to the housing market?       ...
17:00, 06/10/2019

Online house-flipper Opendoor buys title company in bid to control more of real estate market Online real estate start-ups like Opendoor, Redfin and Zillow want to own more of the homebuying and -selling process. Opendoor, which makes instant offers to buy houses from homeowners, just acquired title and escrow company OS National....
01:13, 09/06/2019

From Incarceration to Gentrification: Realtors Drool Over Prospect of Turning Former Harlem Prison into ‘Trophy Real Estate’ If you’re the sort of person who believes we’re currently in—or at the very least, teetering on the brink of—a warped, capitalist dystopia, then go ahead and pull up a seat, because do I have a story for you....
08:00, 05/30/2019

China is driving growth in Asia's real estate market despite trade war headwinds, report finds Despite a decline in global commercial real estate markets, Asia-Pacific continues to enjoy a record-breaking growth — thanks to China, according to the Global Capital Flows report by JLL....
07:26, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Private equity firm Digital Colony raises $4.05 bln for infrastructure fund Digital Colony, a private equity firm backed by U.S. real estate investor Thomas Barrack and Digital Bridge Holdings, said on Wednesday it had raised $4.05 billion to invest in digital infrastructure, seeking to capitalize on new technologies such as...
17:13, 06/05/2019

Fund manager Glennmont raises 850 million euros for clean energy investment Fund manager Glennmont Partners has raised 850 million euros ($947 million) at the final close of its third clean energy fund, which will invest in renewables projects in Europe and Britain, it said on Tuesday....
05:13, 06/04/2019

Brick & Mortar fund raises $97 million to make construction tech-savvy Brick & Mortar Ventures, a venture capital fund founded by a scion of family-run Bechtel Corp, said on Tuesday it had raised $97.2 million from leading construction-related companies as builders turn to 3D printing and other software to cut costs and...
22:40, 08/13/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Qatar Investment Authority, Douglass Emmett acquire $365 mln California real estate complex Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and real estate investment trust Douglas Emmett Inc have acquired a $365 million real estate development in California, the Qatari sovereign wealth fund said on Monday....
23:52, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 2-Israel's Gazit Globe bets on East Europe real estate with Atrium stake increase Israeli real estate developer Gazit Globe has agreed to buy the 40% of Atrium European Real Estate it does not already own, betting on growth in densely populated urban areas of Eastern Europe....
12:13, 07/23/2019

AB InBev seeks $9.8 billion for Asia stake in world's largest 2019 IPO Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (AB InBev) is seeking to raise up to $9.8 billion by listing its Asia-Pacific business in Hong Kong, marking what would be the world's largest initial public offering this year....
17:26, 07/02/2019

Over $1 billion worth of cocaine seized in Germany's largest bust Officials said Friday that they inspected a shipment labeled soy beans. What they found was 10,000 pounds of cocaine — worth over $1 billion.        ...
08:52, 08/03/2019

The Million Dollar Listing New York Season 8 Trailer Is Full of Drama, Returning Faces and Real Estate Porn New season, new drama, new real estate porn. Yep, Million Dollar Listing New York is back for season eight with a special 90-minute premiere and changes are coming. In the exclusive......
00:00, 06/11/2019

A look at the life and fortune of John McCain, who had a sprawling real estate portfolio and donated $1.7 million in book sales to charity Ross D. Franklin/AP August 15, 2019, marks the one-year anniversary of Senator John McCain's death, who passed away at age 81 due to complications stemming from brain cancer. McCain's memoir, "The Restless Wave," was released in May. He and wife Cin...
22:26, 08/25/2019

Oracle billionaire Larry Ellison has an incredible real estate portfolio — take a look at his properties in Silicon Valley, Japan, Hawaii, and more Fred Prouser / REUTERS, Barbara Kraft Larry Ellison, Oracle's cofounder and former CEO, has an extensive real estate portfolio. His holdings include multiple homes in Silicon Valley and Lake Tahoe, as well as 98% of the Hawaiian island of Lanai. Her...
00:52, 06/02/2019

Does SoftBank Really Have $108 Billion for Its Vision Fund 2? SoftBank appeared to have pulled off a fundraising coup last month when it announced a technology investment fund with $108 billion in expected capital from the likes of Apple and Microsoft....
15:52, 08/06/2019

SoftBank Considers IPO for $100 Billion Vision Fund SoftBank is considering audacious fundraising plans, including a public offering of its $100 billion investment fund and the launch of a second fund of at least that size, as it looks to seize on an exploding startup scene....
17:26, 05/03/2019

China Mobile to set up $4 billion 5G industry fund China's largest telecommunications operator China Mobile said on Tuesday it will set up a 30 billion yuan ($4.36 billion) 5G industry fund and has already raised the first installment of 7-10 billion yuan....
11:26, 06/25/2019

SoftBank planning IPO of $100 billion Vision Fund: WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
15:52, 05/03/2019

SoftBank Plans for Second $100 Billion Vision Fund Less than two years after the Vision Fund’s launch, the Japanese company has deployed most of its money, investing in the world’s most valuable technology companies, including Uber and WeWork....
11:39, 05/09/2019

5G auction in Germany raises €6.5 billion from four telcoms After hundreds of rounds of bidding over nearly three months, Germany raised more than expected from its 5G spectrum auction. Auction winners will have to supply households with fast internet and share their networks....
09:26, 06/13/2019

SoftBank mulls IPO of $100 billion Vision Fund: source Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday....
01:52, 05/04/2019

UK's Johnson says 3.6 billion-pound fund will help towns develop British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said a 3.6 billion pound ($4.5 billion) fund will help towns to invest in areas such as transport and broadband, part of a push to address frustrations among voters that led to the Brexit vote....
15:52, 07/27/2019

Hedge Fund Loses $1 Billion in One Month on Argentina Bet Hedge fund Autonomy Capital lost about $1 billion last month largely on investments tied to Argentina, making it one of the most prominent investors caught on the wrong side of market turmoil in that country....
19:00, 09/05/2019

Tesla to issue more than $2 billion in debt to fund expansion Tesla launched issues of new shares and debt worth more than $2 billion Thursday, with chief executive Elon Musk pitching in $10 million as the electric car maker gave in to Wall Street pressure to bolster its cash reserves. Analysts have been predic...
21:00, 05/02/2019

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
04:39, 06/22/2019

SoftBank reportedly committing $40 billion to its second Vision Fund SoftBank Group will invest $40 billion in its forthcoming second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. SoftBank's board will meet on Thursday to approve the commitment....
17:26, 07/25/2019

Wealthy parents in Singapore are buying penthouses for their kids as taxes rise, and it mirrors a change in luxury real estate happening on the other side of the world Flickr/nlann In March of 2019, Singapore was ranked as one of the most expensive cities in the world for the sixth year in a row. In an effort to avoid the new and increased tax on homes in Singapore that are not used as permanent residences, parent...
16:26, 08/01/2019

Real estate developer takes on Trump's immigration policy: 'Don't send them home, send them to us' The construction industry is heavily dependent on Hispanic and Latino workers, a workforce that diminished during the last housing crisis and has not come close to full recovery. A major developer sent this letter to his employees....
21:00, 07/27/2019

CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) to Launch Futures on Radar Logic 28-Day Real Estate Indexes CHICAGO, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced plans to begin offering futures contracts on several Radar Logic 28-Day Real Estate indexes (RPX) — daily spot market equivalents for housing asset valuati...
14:39, 05/02/2019

China's Centurium Capital raises over $2 billion from GIC, Temasek, others China's Centurium Capital, a big backer of domestic startup Luckin Coffee, said it has raised more than $2 billion in its debut fund, giving the private equity firm more firepower to cut deals......
12:52, 07/03/2019

CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) to Launch Futures on Radar Logic 28-Day Real Estate Index This Fall CHICAGO, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that on or after Thursday, October 27, it plans to launch trading in futures on Radar Logic 28-Day Real Estate indexes, which measure asset values in the U.S. res...
14:39, 05/02/2019

CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) to Launch Futures on Radar Logic 28-Day Real Estate Index on February 2 CHICAGO, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that on Thursday, February 2, it plans to launch futures trading on the Radar Logic 25-Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) RPX Composite Index (futures symbol: RP...
14:39, 05/02/2019

SoftBank Group announces new $108 billion Vision Fund aimed at AI SoftBank Group Corp announced on Friday a second Vision Fund aimed at investing in AI technology, saying it has secured memoranda of understandings (MOUs) for about $108 billion from companies including Apple and Microsoft ....
02:52, 07/26/2019

N Korea Took $2 Billion In Cyberattacks To Fund Weapons Programme: Report North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using "widespread and increasingly sophisticated" cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency......
04:39, 08/06/2019

PG&E expects $4.8 billion of initial contribution to California wildfire fund Power producer PG&E Corp said on Thursday its initial contribution to California's wildfire fund would be about $4.8 billion, and annual contribution about $193 million....
17:00, 07/25/2019

How SoftBank and its $100 billion Vision Fund has become a global start-up machine SoftBank has invested almost $40 billion into 14 innovative start-ups ranked on CNBC's 2019 Disruptor 50 list. The fund has made large VC investments in each of these companies for sizable equity stakes....
15:39, 05/17/2019

Cory Booker Proposed a $50 Billion Fund to Get Rid of All Our Lead Pipes Senator Cory Booker’s got his eye on the White House, but the Democratic presidential candidate’s roots stretch back to the suburbs of Newark, New Jersey. This city is now facing a massive water crisis as lead leaches into its water supply. In his ne...
10:26, 09/04/2019

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 billion to employees to invest in new fund: WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/307Ljih on Saturday, citing peo...
18:26, 08/17/2019

PG&E estimates $4.8 billion of initial contribution to California Wildfire fund Power producer PG&E Corp on Thursday said https://bit.ly/32Nn2Qg its initial contribution to California Wildfire Fund would be about $4.8 billion, and annual contribution about $193 million....
15:26, 07/25/2019

SoftBank's Vision Fund to borrow $4 billion against stakes in Uber and two others: FT SoftBank's Vision Fund is looking to borrow $4 billion against its stakes in Uber Technologies Inc, soon-to-go-public Slack Technologies Inc, and blood-testing company Guardant Health Inc, the Financial Times reported, citing people directly involved...
07:13, 05/30/2019

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 billion wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a top issue for the state....
23:00, 07/11/2019

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires cau...
23:39, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 2-California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
02:13, 06/22/2019

SoftBank unveils $108 billion fund to invest in artificial intelligence SoftBank has secured pledges from Microsoft, Apple and other investors of around $108 billion for a second Vision Fund aimed at investing in artificial intelligence. The Japanese conglomerate itself plans to invest $38 billion in the fund, it said in...
19:00, 07/26/2019

SoftBank Faces Challenges Raising Latest $100 Billion Fund SoftBank’s bid to raise a second mega fund has met with a chilly reception from some of the world’s biggest money managers, signaling that a crucial initiative for the firm faces significant hurdles....
22:26, 06/02/2019

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund: media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
22:52, 06/21/2019

VMRay raises $10 million for real-time malware monitoring and mitigation tools VMRay, a cybersecurity startup developing an agentlesss real-time malware monitoring solution for enterprises, has raised $10 million in venture capital.Read More...
06:39, 09/17/2019

Germany raises 6.55 billion euros in epic 5G spectrum auction Germany raised 6.55 billion euros ($7.4 billion) from its 5G mobile spectrum auction, the Federal Network Regulator (BNetzA) said on Wednesday after a near three-month battle that will see a fourth operator enter the market....
20:39, 06/12/2019

3D printing platform Carbon raises $260 million at $2.4 billion valuation 3D printing 'digital manufacturer' Carbon has raised $260 million in a growth round of funding co-led by Madrone Capital Partners and Baillie Gifford.Read More...
17:52, 06/25/2019

Hong Kong raises $1 billion in oversubscribed first green bond Hong Kong raised $1 billion from the sale of its first green bond on Wednesday, as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center for green finance....
07:26, 05/22/2019

Shape Security raises $51 million, hits $1 billion valuation The company focuses on thwarting cyberattacks and frauds orchestrated by bots will use the money to invest in AI and grow its international business....
22:13, 09/12/2019

Norway fund may have to offload $1 billion stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to meet proposed tighter ethical investing rules....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Tesla ends 'Spartan diet' and seeks $2.3 billion to fund expansion Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in sales and build new product lines....
02:39, 05/03/2019

North Korea took $2 billion in cyberattacks to fund weapons program: U.N. report North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using "widespread and increasingly sophisticated" cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, according to a confidential U.N. report se...
01:26, 08/06/2019

SoftBank Group's $108 billion Vision Fund 2 draws in Microsoft, Apple SoftBank Group Corp announced on Friday a second Vision Fund aimed at investing in technology firms, saying it has secured memoranda of understanding (MOU) for about $108 billion from companies including Microsoft Corp ....
06:00, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 1-California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund -media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Fund manager loses $1.8 billion in one day on Argentina bets: Financial Times Franklin Templeton fund manager Michael Hasenstab lost $1.8 billion on Monday due to the market slide in Argentina, according to the Financial Times....
23:39, 08/14/2019

Democrat Warren wants $7 billion fund to give grants to minority entrepreneurs Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is proposing creating a $7 billion fund to provide grants to help more minorities start their own business, she announced on Friday....
17:39, 06/14/2019

Homeworld 3: Blackbird Interactive’s next space real-time strategy game raises money on Fig Gearbox Software and Blackbird Interactive showed a trailer today confirming that Homeworld 3 is in development. They also said that Blackbird is raising money.Read More...
05:26, 08/31/2019

SignalFx raises $75 million to monitor cloud apps, services, and environments in real time SignalFx, which develops a real-time cloud monitoring solution for customers in a range of verticals, has raised $75 million in venture capital.Read More...
16:13, 06/12/2019

Identity platform provider Auth0 raises $103 million at a valuation of $1 billion Bellevue, Washington-based Auth0, which developers a cloud-based identity authentication platform, has raised $103 million at a valuation of $1 billion.Read More...
16:00, 05/20/2019

History Lesson: Sen. Elizabeth Warren Breaks Down Why Her $50 Billion Plan to Fund HBCUs Is Very Necessary Last week, 2020 presidential candidate and U.S Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) outlined a radical education plan that addresses the racial and socioeconomic disparities in our higher education system. Her plan includes tuition and non-tuition-related...
13:39, 05/02/2019

Exclusive: Advent readies new $2.2 billion Latam private equity fund - sources U.S. private equity firm Advent International Corp is preparing to launch a $2.2 billion fund to invest in Latin American companies, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
18:13, 04/28/2019

EU drafts plan for hundred billion-dollar fund to take on US tech firms, reports say European Union officials drafted a plan to launch a sovereign wealth fund to invest in companies that could compete with U.S. and Chinese tech giants, according to reports in the Financial Times and Politico....
19:13, 08/23/2019

UN claims North Korea hacks stole $2 billion to fund its nuclear program United Nations experts say they are formally investigating at least 35 instances of cyberattacks by North Korea in 17 countries, believed to be carried out in a bid to fund its nuclear program. According to a report seen by Associated Press, North Ko...
15:26, 08/13/2019

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill For $21 Billion Wildfire Fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities......
11:00, 07/13/2019

SoftBank Group announces new $108 billion Vision Fund, broadens investor base SoftBank Group Corp announced on Friday a second Vision Fund aimed at investing in technology firms, saying it has secured memoranda of understanding (MOU) for about $108 billion from companies including Apple Inc and Microsoft Corp ....
04:39, 07/26/2019

Barclays nabs $20 billion in hedge fund business from beleaguered Deutsche Bank It's the largest such defection set off by Deutsche Bank's announcement this month that it was retreating from the equities trading business....
16:13, 07/25/2019

Neura raises $16 million to help brands target online users based on real-world habits Neura, a platform that helps developers personalize their apps to increase engagement using real-world activities and habits, has raised $16 million.Read More...
19:39, 09/04/2019

Brex raises $100 million at $2.6 billion valuation for startup-friendly credit card Brex, which offers corporate credit cards for startups and scale-ups, has raised $100 million at a $2.6 billion valuation -- less than a year after launch.Read More...
15:13, 06/11/2019

Spend management software provider Ivalua raises $60 million at a $1 billion valuation Ivalua, a company developing cloud-based enterprise spend management software, raised $60 million in growth equity at a $1 billion valuation.Read More...
15:52, 05/21/2019

China's Didi Seeks Up to $2 Billion as Ride-Hailing Firms Want Investors to Fund Growth Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing Technology is looking to raise fresh funds from investors, the latest sign that firms in the sector are eager to raise money to fuel investments while posting steep losses....
00:13, 07/18/2019

Cloud data management company Druva raises $130 million, passes $1 billion valuation Cloud data management company Druva has raised $130 million, securing the California company unicorn status with a $1 billion-plus valuation.Read More...
17:00, 06/20/2019

3 reasons real estate is a lousy retirement investment: Location, location, location Profiting from a home purchase is hard and unpredictable. Don't bet on it as your chief retirement investment.       ...
19:26, 06/09/2019

Estate Car of the Year 2019: Skoda Octavia Estate Awards 9 Jul, 2019 The Skoda Octavia Estate is the 2019 Auto Express Estate Car of the Year, with the BMW 5 Series Touring and Volvo V60 commended...
01:52, 07/10/2019

Brazil power company Light approves 2 billion-real share offering Brazilian power company Light SA has approved a primary and secondary share offering valued at over 2 billion reais ($521 million), it said in a securities filing late on Monday, confirming a Reuters report earlier in the day....
14:39, 07/02/2019

Peltz's Trian Fund nearing settlement with mutual fund Legg Mason - WSJ Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP is nearing a settlement with Legg Mason Inc that will give the activist hedge fund three or four seats on the mutual fund's board and avoid a proxy fight, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/ar...
00:39, 05/18/2019

Peltz's Trian Fund may push for changes at mutual fund Legg Mason Nelson Peltzs' Trian Fund Management LP may push Legg Mason Inc. to implement changes to boost returns, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, the second time in 10 years that Trian has......
02:00, 05/15/2019

Texas pension fund, PAAMCO Prisma back new hedge fund Two major institutional investors are backing Cinctive Capital, a new hedge fund being launched later this year by industry veterans Richard Schimel and Larry Sapanski, people familiar with the......
03:26, 05/09/2019

McConnell vows to fully fund 9/11 victim fund, wonders why Jon Stewart is 'all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell strongly pushed back Monday against Jon Stewart following the comedian's complaints that the senator has not dealt "compassionately" with the health problems 9/11 responders have faced in the years following the...
22:39, 06/17/2019

Gillibrand: GOP playing 'political games' after attempt to permanently fund 9/11 victims fund blocked Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand accused Republicans of playing “political games” after a GOP senator Wednesday blocked her effort to permanently fund the 9/11 victim compensation. Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) attempted to pass the legislation by voice vote ...
20:39, 07/17/2019

Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join the second fund, says CEO Masayoshi Son Most investors in SoftBank Group's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday, adding discussions would begin soon....
07:00, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Fund firm GAM excludes sacked fund manager from AGM GAM Holding AG blocked Tim Haywood, the fund manager sacked for misconduct last year in a scandal that prompted a collapse in the Swiss firm's share price, from attending its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday....
12:39, 05/08/2019

Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join second fund: CEO Son Most investors in SoftBank Group Corp's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday....
05:52, 06/19/2019

Fund firm GAM excludes sacked fund manager from AGM GAM Holding AG blocked the attendance of a sacked fund manager, whose suspension for suspected due diligence failings last year prompted a collapse in the Swiss-based fund manager’s share price, to its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday....
12:39, 05/08/2019

Blackstone, Prologis Separately Bid For U.S. Arm of GLP Blackstone Group and Prologis are vying to buy the U.S. arm of Singapore’s GLP in a deal that could be worth more than $20 billion and create an industrial-warehouse giant....
20:52, 05/23/2019

Blackstone Close to Deal to Buy CRH Division Global buyout firm Blackstone Group Inc. is in advanced talks to buy the European distribution arm of CRH PLC, one of the world’s largest building-materials suppliers, according to people familiar with the matter....
22:00, 07/15/2019

Blackstone to buy warehouses from Singapore-based GLP for $18.7 bln -WSJ Blackstone Group LP is buying a network of U.S. industrial warehouses from Singapore-based GLP for $18.7 billion, including debt, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday https://on.wsj.com/2IchlBR....
03:39, 06/03/2019

Blackstone reports better-than-expected Q2 distributable earnings Blackstone Group Inc , the world's largest manager of alternative assets such as private equity and real estate, said on Thursday its distributable earnings in the second quarter rose 1% year-on-year, more than most analysts expected....
18:26, 07/18/2019

Blackstone Buying Ad-Tech Startup for About $750 Million The deal valued the San Francisco startup at about $750 million, according to a person familiar with the matter. Blackstone is acquiring essentially all of the equity from investors, the person added....
12:39, 07/16/2019

Lego Owner, Blackstone to Buy Madame Tussauds The family behind toy giant Lego is teaming up with Blackstone and a Canadian pension fund to buy the owner of Madame Tussauds wax museums and Legoland theme parks in a deal that values the company at $6.04 billion....
11:00, 06/28/2019

CRH to sell European distribution arm to Blackstone in $1.9 bln deal Irish cement maker CRH said on Tuesday it has agreed to sell its European distribution arm to private equity funds managed by Blackstone Group Inc for an enterprise value of about 1.64 billion euros ($1.85 billion)....
09:52, 07/16/2019

Blackstone strategist says markets may be underestimating risks from the trade war "The markets are really pricing in Goldilocks: they're pricing in more Fed cuts and some sort of positive resolution to trade," says Joseph Zidle, Blackstone's chief investment strategist....
12:26, 09/13/2019

Blackstone CEO blames gap between rich and poor on income 'insufficiency' Steve Schwarzman outlined what he called a Marshall plan for the middle class that would introduce a higher minimum wageIncome “insufficiency”, not inequality, is to blame for the widening gap between rich and poor, private equity titan Steve Schwarz...
14:26, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-CRH to sell European distribution arm to Blackstone in $1.9 bln deal Irish building materials supplier CRH Plc said on Tuesday it has agreed to sell its European distribution arm to private equity funds managed by Blackstone Group Inc for an enterprise value of about 1.64 billion euros ($1.85 billion)....
09:52, 07/16/2019

Blackstone pursuing RCS owner for up to $600 million over HQ sale: source Blackstone Group is seeking up to $600 million in damages from the chairman and controlling shareholder of Italian publisher RCS Mediagroup over a disputed property sale, a source close to the fund said on Thursday....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Blackstone CEO says Kushner's Mideast peace plan 'not unachievable' Blackstone Group chief executive Stephen Schwarzman said on Tuesday that an economic plan presented by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner for the Palestinian territories was "not unachievable"....
20:26, 06/25/2019

Nordea's sale of Luminor Bank to Blackstone delayed Nordea said on Tuesday the closing of its deal to sell majority of Luminor Bank, a Baltic joint venture with DNB, to a Blackstone private equity consortium is likely to be delayed into the second half of 2019....
10:52, 04/30/2019

Blackstone's Schwarzman Gives Oxford Record Gift of $188 Million Stephen Schwarzman, the billionaire co-founder of the Blackstone Group, is giving £150 million ($188 million) to the University of Oxford to create a center for the humanities, which he hopes will help steer the ethical adoption of artificial intelli...
04:39, 06/19/2019

Blackstone chief donates $150 million to Oxford University The head of private equity firm Blackstone has pledged $150 million to Oxford University, the biggest single donation in its history, to fund a center for humanities that would also house an institute to study the ethics of artificial intelligence....
02:39, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Blackstone pursuing RCS owner for up to $600 mln over HQ sale - source Blackstone Group is seeking up to $600 million in damages from the chairman and controlling shareholder of Italian publisher RCS Mediagroup over a disputed property sale, a source close to the fund said on Thursday....
20:26, 05/02/2019

Blackstone reports better-than-expected second-quarter distributable earnings Blackstone Group Inc , the world's largest manager of alternative assets such as private equity and real estate, said on Thursday its distributable earnings in the second quarter rose 1% year-on-year, more than most analysts expected....
17:52, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Blackstone reports better-than-expected Q2 distributable earnings Blackstone Group Inc, the world's largest manager of alternative assets such as private equity and real estate, said on Thursday its distributable earnings in the second quarter rose 1% year-on-year, more than most analysts expected....
16:39, 07/18/2019

Blackstone Chief Donates $188 Million To Oxford University The head of private equity firm Blackstone has pledged $188.37 million to Oxford University, the biggest single donation in its history, to fund a centre for humanities that would also house an......
12:00, 06/19/2019

Lego family's Kirkbi and Blackstone to buy Merlin Entertainments -FT Britain's Merlin Entertainments Plc is to be acquired for 6 billion pounds ($7.6 billion) by a group made up of Kirkbi, the investment vehicle of Lego's founding family, private equity firm Blackstone Group LP and Canadian pension fund CPPIB, the Fin...
02:00, 06/28/2019

Blackstone Starts Selling Out of Home-Rental Empire The private-equity firm late Tuesday sold more than a $1 billion worth of shares of Invitation Homes Inc., the giant single-family home landlord it launched following the financial crisis....
20:39, 05/29/2019

Blackstone to sell Lendmark Financial to Lightyear Capital -sources Blackstone Group LP has agreed to sell U.S. consumer finance company Lendmark Financial Services LLC to fellow private equity firm Lightyear Capital LLC for about $600 million excluding debt, people familiar with the matter said on Monday....
19:52, 06/24/2019

Blackstone sues RCS owner directly over disputed headquarters sale U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group has launched legal action against the chairman and controlling shareholder of Italian publisher RCS Mediagroup over a disputed property sale, a copy of the lawsuit showed....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Blackstone acquires S.Korean pharma wholesaler Geo-Young with co's founder U.S.-based Blackstone Group said on Tuesday it had agreed to acquire South Korean wholesale drug distributor Geo-Young in a deal with the company's founder....
07:00, 04/30/2019

Blackstone's Profit Drops as Private-Equity Portfolio Lags Blackstone’s second-quarter earnings fell as the value of its private-equity portfolio appreciated less than the broader market, but the portion of profits it could return to shareholders ticked up....
21:00, 07/18/2019

Dream Global REIT to be bought by Blackstone funds in $4.7 bln deal Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trust said on Sunday it is to be bought by funds managed by Blackstone Group Inc in a C$6.2 billion ($4.69 billion) deal....
05:26, 09/16/2019

Anbang's Japan properties up for sale, Blackstone seen bidding: sources China's troubled Anbang Insurance Group has put its $2.4 billion property portfolio in Japan up for sale and previous owner Blackstone Group is bidding, two people familiar with the company's plans said....
16:00, 08/14/2019

Blackstone strategist: Market is too dovish on Fed policy, will lead to up to 15% correction The chief investment strategist at Blackstone said market expectations for Federal Reserve policy are too dovish and that could lead to a 10-15% correction....
01:52, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Anbang's Japan properties up for sale, Blackstone seen bidding -sources China's troubled Anbang Insurance Group has put its $2.4 billion property portfolio in Japan up for sale and previous owner Blackstone Group is bidding, two people familiar with the company's plans said....
08:39, 08/14/2019

Madame Tussauds owner Merlin to be bought by Lego family and Blackstone Madame Tussauds owner Merlin Entertainments is to be acquired by the investment vehicle of Lego's founding family and private equity firm Blackstone Group LP in a deal valuing the company and its debt at nearly £6 billion ($7.6 billion)....
08:26, 06/28/2019

India's Coffee Day to sell Bengaluru tech park to Blackstone, cut debt Coffee Day Enterprises Ltd said on Wednesday it planned to sell a tech park it owned in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru to Blackstone for up to 30 billion rupees ($421 million), in an effort to cut debt....
13:13, 08/14/2019

Embrace of Blackstone's Change Is Good News for Private-Equity Stocks Investor’s warm welcome for Blackstone Group’s debut as a corporation is an encouraging sign for rivals that are also considering abandoning their partnership structures....
22:26, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Blackstone-backed home automation company to merge with SoftBank unit Vivint Smart Home Inc, a home automation company backed by Blackstone Group, on Monday agreed to merge with a company funded by a unit of Japan's SoftBank Corp to create a firm with an enterprise value of $5.6 billion....
15:39, 09/16/2019

Anbang to sell entire $2.4 bln Japanese property portfolio, Blackstone seen bidding -sources China's troubled Anbang Insurance Group has started a sale of its entire $2.4 billion Japanese property portfolio and previous owner Blackstone Group is bidding, two people said, after the insurer failed to sell some of the assets last year....
08:39, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Lego family's Kirkbi and Blackstone to buy Madame Tussauds owner Merlin- FT Britain's Merlin Entertainments Plc is to be acquired for 6 billion pounds ($7.6 billion), including debt, by a group made up of Kirkbi, the investment vehicle of Lego's founding family, private equity firm Blackstone Group LP and Canadian pension fu...
03:26, 06/28/2019

Exclusive: Buyout firms KKR, Blackstone among bidders for Philippine hospitals group - sources Buyout firms KKR , Blackstone and CVC are among bidders competing for a stake in the hospital unit of Philippines' Metro Pacific Investments Corp , people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
12:00, 08/16/2019

Blackstone-backed tech company, Bitfury team up on trade finance project Mphasis Ltd, an Indian technology firm majority-owned by Blackstone Group LP, has teamed up with blockchain startup Bitfury to create either a digital token or a platform aimed at automating financial services such as payments in international trade...
19:13, 05/28/2019

Blackstone's Byron Wien: Markets are terrified of far-left Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren Wall Street is pricing in the assumption that President Trump will be reelected, in addition to a U.S.-China trade deal and a Fed rate cut, Wien says....
19:26, 07/11/2019

How will Real Madrid line up vs Real Valladolid? Gareth Bale set to start Gareth Bale looks set to keep his place for Real Madrid as Zinedine Zidane's side host Real Valladolid in the second round of La Liga on Saturday, but Luka Modric misses out through suspension....
14:00, 08/23/2019

AOC warns of 'very real risk' of Trump win in 2020, says frustration with Pelosi is 'quite real' In her first Sunday morning show appearance since taking office, New York Democrat Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez warned that there is "very real risk" President Trump will win reelection in 2020, and acknowledged that progressive frustration with Hou...
21:13, 06/16/2019

Real Madrid 2 Arsenal 2: Gareth Bale scores, misses penalty as Real win shootout Gareth Bale provided Real Madrid with a timely reminder of his quality as the unwanted winger came off the bench to spearhead an International Champions Cup fightback against Arsenal....
04:13, 07/24/2019

Real Sociedad 3 Real Madrid 1: Jesus Vallejo sent off as 10-man Los Blancos crash to defeat at Anoeta A disastrous, trophy-less season for Real Madrid lurched towards a miserable conclusion on Sunday as Zinedine Zidane's 10-man outfit were well beaten by Real Sociedad in LaLiga....
20:52, 05/12/2019

Real Betis, coming off win at Real Madrid, visits D.C. United for Audi Field friendly Betis just completed its Spanish La Liga campaign in 10th place, and as the first club since 2002-03 to win at Barcelona (4-3) and at Real Madrid (2-0) in the same season....
23:13, 05/21/2019

Real Madrid 1 Real Valladolid 1: Karim Benzema goal not enough as Sergi Guardiola denies win at the death Real Madrid had to settle for a disappointing 1-1 draw in their first La Liga game at the Santiago Bernabeu this season as Real Valladolid struck late to win a point on Saturday evening....
21:26, 08/24/2019

Real Madrid 0 Real Betis 2: Season ends with a whimper as Gareth Bale denied farewell appearance Second-half goals from Loren Moron and Jese Rodriguez gave Real Betis a deserved 2-0 win away to Real Madrid on Sunday as Gareth Bale was not even given the chance to say goodbye to the fans at the Santiago Bernabeu....
16:39, 05/19/2019

Real Madrid vs Real Valladolid: Prediction, tickets, live stream, TV, lineup - La Liga 2019-20 preview Real Madrid are looking to make it two wins from their opening two LaLiga games as Los Blancos welcome Real Valladolid to the Bernabeu for for their first home clash of the 2019-20 season....
01:00, 08/23/2019

Real Sociedad vs Real Madrid: LaLiga 2019 prediction, lineups, odds, live stream, TV channel, tickets A pivotal summer of inevitably expensive change is almost upon Real Madrid as they contest their penultimate fixture of the season against Real Sociedad on Sunday....
21:39, 05/10/2019

Ben Stiller advocates for Syria crisis relief efforts at committee hearing: ‘Refugees are real people with real stories’ The actor, who is the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations’ refugee agency, appeared in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday....
23:39, 05/01/2019

California governor unveils record $213 billion budget, says $70 billion recession could hit coffers California Gov. Gavin Newsom, in his revised state budget released Thursday, proposed a record-setting $213.5 billion spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year — that's a 2% increase over his January budget....
04:39, 05/10/2019

Hurricane Dorian insured losses in Caribbean to range from $1.5 billion to $3 billion: AIR worldwide Insurance industry losses in the Caribbean spurred by Hurricane Dorian will range between $1.5 billion to $3 billion, according to catastrophe risk modeler AIR Worldwide, a Verisk Analytics Inc unit....
21:26, 09/06/2019

Jeff Bezos Cashes in $1.8 Billion of Amazon Stock, Will Keep $1.4 Billion After Taxes Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the world’s richest person, has cashed in $1.8 billion worth of Amazon shares, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission submitted last night. Bezos will keep an estimated $1.4 billion from...
20:26, 08/01/2019

Disney bought Marvel for $4 billion in 2009. It's made $18.2 billion at the box office since Since release its first Disney produced Marvel movie in 2012, the company has earned more than $18.2 billion at the global box office. And it's already on its way to make billions more....
20:26, 07/21/2019

Drugmaker Purdue Pharma reportedly offered $10 billion to $12 billion to settle opioid claims Reuters Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits for $10 billion to $12 billion, NBC News reported on Tuesday, The lawsuits accused the company of aggressively marketing prescription opioids w...
01:52, 08/28/2019

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The $19 billion valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25 percent this year, and company shares were up over 1% in morning trading Tuesday....
17:39, 05/07/2019

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid lawsuits: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
04:13, 08/28/2019

WeWork looking to raise $3 billion-$4 billion in debt ahead of IPO: source Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in debt before it goes public, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday, a move aimed to fuel investor confidence in the company....
21:39, 07/07/2019

Uber Lost Another $5.2 Billion, Has Now Burned $16.2 Billion Since 2016 Uber, a company that uses rich people’s money to subsidize artificially cheap taxi rides provided by underpaid drivers, continued its streak of having never made a profit by losing another $5.2 billion in the second quarter of 2019....
00:39, 08/09/2019

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos pledges future to Real Madrid "Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos confirmed on Thursday that he wants to \u0027retire\u0027 at Real Madrid, ending speculation that he was set to move to China."...
10:39, 05/31/2019

Mary Max’s estate could all go to her disabled mother The mother of Mary Max — who was married to famed pop artist Peter Max and took her own life in June — stands to inherit her daughter’s entire estate, according to new court records. Mary’s brother, Daniel Balkin, filed an Administration Petiti...
02:52, 08/16/2019

How to decide between an auction and estate sale Both methods can help achieve the same result of selling through the assets, yet it is important to first answer a few key questions to help narrow your search process....
16:39, 06/11/2019

New Ford Focus ST estate revealed Ford’s Skoda Octavia vRS estate rival is priced from £30,595 and on sale in the summer Ford has released the first images of the new Focus ST in load-lugging estate form ahead of orders opening in the summer. Like the hatchback, the ST estate will b...
19:52, 05/16/2019

New Ford Focus ST estate loads up at Goodwood Ford's booted ST makes its UK public debut at the Festival of Speed, with orders due to open later this month Ford has used the Goodwood Festival of Speed to showcase the new Focus ST in estate form, alongside the standard hatch and new Puma.  Like ...
18:00, 07/04/2019

New Peugeot 508 SW estate pricing and specs announced News 3 Jun, 2019 The stylish new Peugeot 508 SW estate starts from just under £27k, rising to over £40k for the exclusive First Edition variants...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Tom Brokaw to take a loss on lavish Westchester estate Veteran journalist Tom Brokaw is finally in contract to sell his Pound Ridge, NY, estate following a massive price cut. But he won’t break even on the Westchester property that he’s owned for decades, Gimme Shelter has learned. The 36-acr...
08:39, 08/29/2019

Rocker Hallyday's estate to be shared under French, not U.S., law French rock singer Johnny Hallyday's estate must be shared under French law, a Paris court ruled on Tuesday, overriding a will written in California that excluded his two eldest children, lawyers on both sides said....
17:00, 05/28/2019

All-electric VW ID estate on the cards for future launch Volkswagen is prioritising electric hatchbacks and crossovers in its ID family, but a load-lugging variant is being considered An estate variant of the Volkswagen battery electric ID family is one of the models under consideration for the second wav...
02:26, 05/15/2019

'My father's estate was a complete mess – he left no will' How one daughter dealt with the complex financial aftermath of her parent’s deathCan any of us be prepared for the death of a parent? Dealing with the shock and pain of grief, and then having to manage all the different financial aspects in a level-h...
11:52, 06/15/2019

Matt Prior: Goodbye useful estate, hello drop-top SUV The Country Tourer’s usefulness wasn’t reflected in its sales Vauxhall axed the Insignia Country Tourer as Volkswagen launched the T-Roc Cabriolet. What does this say about car buyers? Siri, give me an allegory for the state of British car buyers....
01:26, 08/30/2019

Three more women sue Epstein's estate over alleged abuse Three women on Tuesday sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, saying they were sexually abused by the financier, both before and after his controversial plea deal that allowed him to avoid federal prosecution for sex crimes in 2007....
16:13, 08/20/2019

John Stamos swaps bachelor pad for $5.75M estate “Fuller House” star John Stamos is the proud papa of this $5.75 million home in Hidden Hills, California. The 1.5-acre Cape Cod-style equestrian estate has six bedrooms, six bathrooms, a pool, firepit and recording studio — located in a s...
19:14, 08/13/2019

Jeffrey Epstein: three more women sue financier's estate Women say they were sexually abused by Epstein before and after a controversial plea deal in which he avoided federal prosecution for sex crimesThree more women sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein on Tuesday, saying they were sexually abused by the fi...
21:00, 08/20/2019

James Ruppert: What's the best sub-£6000 second-hand estate? Merc C180 wagon is a posh way to carry things for £6000 All the comfort of an executive saloon with the practicality of a van, and yours for the price of a middle-aged Polo I like questions and I’m always super-happy to take a run at them, even if...
07:39, 08/20/2019

Billionaire sells his smaller Hamptons estate for $42.5M Natural gas billionaire Michael S. Smith and his wife Iris have finally sold their contemporary Hamptons beach house for close to its last asking price of $42.5 million, sources tell the Post. The couple made an even bigger splash in 2016, when they ...
22:52, 06/20/2019

Sugar Ray Leonard lists his epic estate for $52M Sugar Ray Leonard has listed his Pacific Palisades estate for a hard-hitting $51.9 million. The 16,700-square-foot property has a swimming pool, tennis court, putting green and tons of Old World charm. It’s no wonder why the boxing champ and hi...
19:13, 07/23/2019

Volkswagen Passat GTE Estate 2019 review Plug-in hybrid Passat gets extra electric range and a lower price. Retains plenty of performance, with a multi-faceted, grown-up character that should suit a broad church. The eighth-generation VW Passat isn’t dead, and isn’t about to be killed off...
15:39, 06/19/2019

Goodbye to Gomorrah: the end of Italy's most notorious housing estate Famous as the setting for the hit film and TV series Gomorrah, the towers of Le Vele became synonymous with poverty and organised crime – until residents took charge“When I think of my life in Le Vele, my skin crawls with rage,” says Omero Benfenati....
07:26, 05/17/2019

Millionaire fan snatches up Prince’s lavish Caribbean estate A Turks and Caicos estate owned by late pop music icon Prince has sold for $10.8 million, the Wall Street Journal reports. The “Purple Rain” star, who died in 2016 at age 57, fittingly outfitted the spread with a driveway and a private movie theater ...
22:52, 06/20/2019

Helmut Lang to list Hamptons estate for $100 million Austrian-born fashion designer and artist Helmut Lang is poised to list his oceanfront Hamptons estate for $100 million, sources tell Gimme Shelter. Until then, it is being shopped as an unofficial whisper listing, according to brokers familiar with ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

A Year Later, the Fight Over Aretha Franklin’s Estate Deepens Bitter squabbling has surfaced as the singer’s four sons and others debate whether any of the handwritten documents found in her house qualify as valid wills....
20:13, 08/21/2019

Prince’s $11M Caribbean estate has a sprawling purple driveway Prince’s tropical estate in Turks and Caicos just sold for $10.8 million. The late singer purchased the Caribbean property in 2011 and added a purple driveway. Other perks include six bedrooms, a pool, tennis court, marina, private beaches and a home...
22:26, 06/21/2019

3 More Women Sue Jeffrey Epstein's Estate Over Alleged Abuse Three more women on Tuesday sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, saying they were recruited to provide massages for the financier and then sexually abused....
19:00, 08/20/2019

Lawyers say Epstein victims to sue financier's estate this week Lawyers for several women who say they were sexually abused by disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein plan to file lawsuits this week against his estate following his apparent suicide in a New York jail cell....
12:15, 08/12/2019

At $15,900 Canadian, Could This 1994 BMW 525tds Estate Be The New Family Canuckster? Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe BMW 525tds presently lives in Vancouver BC, but accordingly to its ad it started life a Swiss Miss. It’s now old enough to come to the U.S., but at its price would be welcomed with open arms?...
20:00, 06/17/2019

10 troubled, triumphant years for the Michael Jackson estate LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Branca, the entertainment lawyer who guided Michael Jackson through some of the highest points of his career when the King of Pop was alive, says it was “exhilarating” but “daunting” to learn that he wo...
18:00, 06/22/2019

Arkansas protesters oppose endowment from professor's estate An Arkansas university is drawing criticism after accepting a scholarship endowment from the estate of a former professor who reportedly assigned graduate students books that deny the Holocaust....
02:26, 05/02/2019

Artist’s estate wants to stop “LOVE,” “HOPE” reproductions VINALHAVEN, Maine (AP) — The estate of the artist behind the famous “LOVE” and “HOPE” images is attempting to stop reproduction of his works. The effort is the latest development in the complicated case of Robert Indiana’...
18:39, 05/11/2019

Ford Focus ST Estate 2.0 Ecoblue 2019 review Can the diesel-powered estate version of the new hot Ford Focus excite in quite the same way as the petrol hatchback? This is the far extreme of the new Ford Focus ST family from the petrol hatchback that we've already reviewed. The 2.0-litre Ecobl...
22:26, 07/02/2019

New Skoda Superb Scout Cross-Estate Unveiled The new Skoda Superb Scout is different from the Skoda Combi Estate which was sold in Europe. It looks rugged equipped with matte black body claddings and also gets larger 18-inch alloy wheels while......
10:39, 05/25/2019

3 women file new civil suits against Epstein estate Three women have filed three new lawsuits against the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, detailing more incidents of sex trafficking -- for which he was jailed and why officials believe he ultimately killed himself in jail....
22:39, 08/21/2019

Tom Petty estate, Soundgarden among those suing record label NEW YORK (AP) — Soundgarden and estates representing Tupac Shakur and Tom Petty are among those suing Universal Music Group for materials lost in a 2008 fire. In a suit filed this week in federal district court in Los Angeles, the artists allege that...
18:00, 06/22/2019

JD Salinger estate finally agrees to ebook editions Author’s son explains that wish for accessibility has persuaded trustees to look past his father’s dislike of digital mediaAfter years of refusing to allow publishers to digitise his works, the estate of JD Salinger has announced that the author’s fa...
23:26, 08/12/2019

Woman Who Says Jeffrey Epstein Raped Her When She Was 15 Sues His Estate A woman who says Jeffrey Epstein raped her when she was a teenager sued for damages Wednesday as US media reported the disgraced financier's prison guards were asleep instead of checking on him before......
01:39, 08/15/2019

Handwritten wills shake up Aretha Franklin’s estate PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — The discovery of handwritten wills in the home of the late Aretha Franklin could ignite a dispute among family members about the estate of the “Queen of Soul.” She died last August without a formal document to guide ...
02:13, 05/22/2019

Hernandez estate settles wrongful death lawsuit The estate of former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has settled a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the families of two men he was acquitted of killing....
21:39, 07/26/2019

Michael Jackson’s estate and former manager settle lawsuit SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit between a former manager of Michael Jackson and his estate. The settlement announced Thursday with Tohme Tohme (TOH’-mae TOH’-mae) ends one of the last remaining legal...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Takata estate seeks at least $7.5M from airbag part supplier Takata's bankruptcy estate is claiming that airbag inflator supplier ARC Automotive breached its contract by selling defective parts that triggered a major GM safety recall....
23:26, 06/25/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s executors need help sorting through all the claims against his estate So many people are trying to get a piece of late pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s estate that its executors are calling in reinforcements. The two proposed executors of the dead millionaire’s estate say his case has become so complicated, with more ...
02:52, 09/04/2019

Tom Petty’s daughters sue his widow for estate control, damages A new lawsuit, filed in a Los Angeles County court on Wednesday, accuses the singer's widow of breaching fiduciary duty and committing unjust enrichment....
22:26, 05/16/2019

These are the 14 largest Chinese companies ChinaFotoPress / Getty Over the last few years, Chinese companies have grown to become globally competitive rivals to American firms. Fortune Magazine released its 2019 Global 500 list, which ranks the largest companies in the world by revenue, and...
01:13, 07/24/2019

Dem senator warns Trump’s Florida estate will soon be underwater: ‘It’s going to be Mar-a-Lagoon’ Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., in promoting his Green New Deal, warned Tuesday that President Trump’s Florida estate will be underwater within 15 years if the U.S. does not act to stop climate change....
17:52, 04/30/2019

Jackie Kennedy's Martha's Vineyard estate is on sale for $65 million Red Gate Farm, Jackie Kennedy Onassis' sprawling, oceanfront estate in Aquinnah on Martha's Vineyard, off the coast of Massachusetts, was recently listed for sale for $65 million by Christie's International Real Estate....
21:52, 06/28/2019

Why a bitter legal battle could be ahead for Jeffrey Epstein's estate The wealthy financier's last will and testament, dated Aug. 8, indicates he held more than $577 million in assets. Attorneys predict a lengthy legal battle will follow....
17:52, 08/24/2019

Cafe Coffee Day Founder To Be Cremated At Father's Estate In Karnataka The cremation of Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) owner VG Siddhartha will take place at his father's estate in Karnataka's Chikmagalur, his close aide Sringeri legislator T D Rajegowda said....
14:00, 07/31/2019

Barack and Michelle Obama are buying a $15M estate in Martha’s Vineyard Barack and Michelle Obama are close to buying a massive Martha’s Vineyard estate. TMZ reports that the former president and first lady are in escrow — aka in contract to purchase — a 29-acre beachfront plot with a 6,892-square-foot ...
00:39, 08/23/2019

Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas downsize to $4.5M NY estate Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have quietly purchased a $4.5 million, 12-acre estate in Irvington, NY. The deal closed shortly after they sold their Bedford Corners estate to Aussie cardboard billionaire Anthony Pratt, as we previously repo...
17:00, 09/12/2019

Robert Kennedy's granddaughter found dead at family estate The granddaughter of Bobby Kennedy has been found dead at a home on the family estate in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, following an apparent overdose....
15:13, 08/02/2019

Bobby Kennedy's granddaughter found dead at family estate The granddaughter of Bobby Kennedy has been found dead at a home on the family estate in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, following an apparent overdose....
10:00, 08/02/2019

Orangutan numbers drop as much as 30% in Malaysian palm oil estate forests - WWF Orangutan populations in forest patches found in oil palm estates in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah fell as much as 30% in 15 years, but the overall population of the species in the area is stable, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) said....
01:52, 07/18/2019

Michael Jackson's Estate Pays Tribute 10 Years After His Death It's been 10 years since Michael Jackson's death. On Tuesday, The Michael Jackson Estate released a statement in which it paid tribute to the late King of Pop. "Ten......
22:00, 06/25/2019

Lawsuit claims filmmaker stiffed late partner’s estate A company belonging to filmmaker Michael Tadross Jr. stiffed the estate of his onetime business partner out of more than a $1 million, court papers allege. Tadross’ company, Canbe Properties LLC promised to pay $1.5 million in 2015 for shares i...
02:26, 06/27/2019

Here's why a bitter legal battle could be ahead for Jeffrey Epstein's estate The wealthy financier's last will and testament, dated Aug. 8, indicates he held more than $577 million in assets. Attorneys predict a lengthy legal battle will follow....
21:52, 08/27/2019

Jackie O’s $65M Martha’s Vineyard estate shows true class Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ long-time estate on Martha’s Vineyard has listed for $65 million. The oceanfront Aquinnah, Massachusetts, property — known as Red Gate Farm — was a sanctuary for the former first lady and her famous family for ...
03:52, 06/29/2019

Cats trailer’s weirdness would have appealed to TS Eliot, suggests estate Trustees of the poet’s legacy, welcoming the forthcoming film, say it is no stranger than his Old Possum’s Book of Practical CatsAlthough the trailer for the film adaptation of Cats divided the internet when it was released last week, TS Eliot would ...
15:13, 07/23/2019

Two Women File New $100 Million Lawsuit Against Jeffrey Epstein Estate Two more women have filed a $100 million lawsuit against the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, accusing the tycoon of having sexually abused them 15 years ago....
23:39, 08/16/2019

Two women sue Jeffrey Epstein's estate for $100 million over alleged sex abuse Two women who said they were recruited 15 years ago to provide massages to Jeffrey Epstein, only to be later sexually molested by him at his Manhattan mansion, have filed a $100 million lawsuit against the financier's estate....
20:00, 08/16/2019

At $3,500, Is This a 1992 Volvo 940 Turbo Estate That's Broken-In But Won’t Break The Bank? With a turbocharged red block, a long roof, and a trip to the moon under its belt, today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe 940 turbo certainly has some interesting aspects. Let’s see if its price can keep you interested....
14:13, 05/03/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues financier's estate, Maxwell, others A woman who has accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual misconduct on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the financier's estate, Epstein's former associate Ghislaine Maxwell, and three unnamed staff members who worked for Epstein in New York, according to a...
18:26, 08/14/2019

Two more women sue Jeffrey Epstein’s estate over alleged sexual assault Two more women are suing Jeffrey Epstein’s estate, claiming in their $100 million suit that they were lured to his home under false pretenses and sexually assaulted. The women were both working as hostesses at the now-shuttered Coffee Shop in U...
17:39, 08/16/2019

Whitney Houston’s Estate Plans a Hologram Tour and a New Album The family of the singing star, who died seven years ago, has reached a deal with the marketing company behind the posthumous resurgence of Bob Marley....
11:39, 05/20/2019

New BMW 3 Series Touring: sporty estate makes Frankfurt debut New 3 Series Touring will go on sale in the UK in late September Available in plug-in hybrid form for the first time, the new 3 Series estate “handles even better” than the old one BMW has shown the new 3 Series Touring at the Frankfurt motor show...
16:13, 09/10/2019

2020 Audi RS6 Avant performance estate shown in Frankfurt Most of the bodywork is bespoke. Audi says 0-62mph takes 3.6sec Five hot new Audis will follow in the 591bhp wake of the super estate later this year Audi Sport has shown the fourth-generation RS6 Avant, which features a 591bhp mild-hybrid twin-tu...
07:39, 09/10/2019

Kurt Cobain clothing line launched by rocker’s estate The Kurt Was Here collection features original artwork by the late Nirvana singer and was "hand-selected" and "curated" by his daughter, Frances Bean Cobain....
23:52, 09/09/2019

Zac Brown loses bid to stop public access along Alaska estate Country musician Zac Brown has lost a bid to limit snoopers on his private property in Alaska, the latest case where the desires of the wealthy or celebrity for privacy have been at odds with public access....
13:39, 08/15/2019

DNA test proves care worker is heir to sprawling £50m estate A struggling care worker has inherited one of Britain's finest country estates after he was found to be the illegitimate son of the property's previous aristocratic owner who died last year....
10:39, 05/21/2019

Tamir Sapir’s children in $102M battle with relative over dad’s estate The family of a cabbie turned real estate billionaire is fighting a big bucks bid from a relative who wants a $102 million chunk of his estate. The son-in-law of Tamir Sapir, who died in 2014 and was once worth $2 billion at the height of the real es...
07:26, 08/18/2019

Retired Assam Doctor Volunteered To Work In Estate Where He Was Lynched On Saturday, 73-year-old Dr Deben Dutta, a doctor with a long, illustrious career, was dragged, kicked, slapped and punched by a mob at a tea estate where he had volunteered his services after......
13:26, 09/02/2019

Dozens of Jeffrey Epstein ‘heirs’ come forward to claim his estate Dozens of people hoping to cash in on multi-millionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s estate are claiming they were fathered by the perv — now that he apparently hanged himself over the weekend in a Manhattan jail cell. “We’ve had qui...
17:52, 08/13/2019

DNA test proves former care worker is entitled to £50m country estate Jordan Adlard-Rogers inherits 1,536-acre Cornwall estate after proving owner was his fatherA former care worker has inherited a £50m country estate after a DNA test proved he was the son of its deceased owner.Jordan Adlard-Rogers, 31, found out his f...
15:00, 05/21/2019

New Audi RS6 Avant: 600bhp estate confirmed for September launch Audi's latest RS estate will take on the Mercedes E63 S estate with similar performance Audi is set to launch an all-new and more powerful RS6 Avant, and has invited members of the Audi Sport Drivers Club to an exclusive viewing on 5 September prior...
16:06, 08/12/2019

Ain't No Way: Estate Conflict Reveals Aretha Franklin Once Kept $750,000 in Uncashed Checks in Her Purse The battle over Aretha Franklin’s estate has gotten capital M-MESSY, requiring a long, drawn-out court hearing this week in which deep familial divisions—and some pretty shocking details about the late great singer’s finances—were on full display....
06:39, 08/08/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues his estate, 3 staff, Ghislaine Maxwell A woman who has accused disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein of sexual abuse including rape when she was a teenager sued his estate, his longtime associate Ghislaine Maxwell and three unnamed female staffers....
12:52, 08/15/2019

It's 'Goodbye Gagarin' As Paris Suburb Razes Communist Housing Estate For decades a hulking housing estate on the edge of Paris was a red-brick symbol of Communist Russia's promise to workers of the world, but on Saturday residents and local officials will gather to say......
12:39, 08/30/2019

Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas secretly selling NY estate Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas are in talks to sell their Westchester estate to Aussie cardboard billionaire Anthony Pratt, of Pratt Industries. The power couple bought it for around $11.25 million in 2014 and are in contract to sell it for...
04:26, 07/18/2019

Queen Elizabeth’s jam supplier blamed for water shortage at English estate Queen Elizabeth II’s supplier of fruit preserves has found itself in a royal jam – amid a drop in water pressure in a neighboring estate, according to reports. Wilkin & Sons, a manufacturer of preserves and marmalades in Triptree, Essex, is accused o...
21:52, 07/17/2019

Michael Jackson's Estate Slams Leaving Neverland's 2019 Emmy Win Michael Jackson's estate is not mincing words about this 2019 Emmy win. On Saturday, Leaving Neverland, the headline-making two-part documentary directed and produced by Dan Reed and......
20:39, 09/16/2019

Epstein accuser sues estate as officials investigate his apparent suicide The fight over Epstein’s estate has begun taking shape, with a woman filing a lawsuit Wednesday claiming he raped her when she was a teenager in 2002....
12:00, 08/15/2019

Assam To Fast Track Trial Of 73-Year-Old Tea Estate Doctor's Killing The Assam Government on Wednesday said that it has decided to fast track the trial into the merciless killing of Deven Dutta, a doctor at the Teok Tea Garden in Jorhat district last week....
00:39, 09/05/2019

Aretha Franklin's youngest son has filed for control over the late singer's estate A Michigan judge has been asked to decide whether one of Aretha Franklin's sons could take control of the late singer's estate and replace its current representative....
15:52, 06/19/2019

How the GOP tax overhaul attempt to stop estate tax dodgers hit Gold Star families Beth Hoffman, a 37 year-old military widow living in Manassas, Va., was working on her income taxes this year when she got a rude shock: Her bill had gone up by about $5,000 from the previous year....
07:13, 05/05/2019

Whitney Houston's estate announces plans for hologram tour, new album Whitney Houston's estate has announced plans to start a hologram tour and release music of unreleased tracks among other projects related to the late singer....
08:00, 05/21/2019

Women expected to sue Jeffrey Epstein's estate over sexual abuse claims Women who say they were sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein are expected to sue the disgraced financier's estate as soon as Wednesday, when a New York law goes into effect that makes it easier for people to file civil lawsuits over sexual abuse....
13:13, 08/14/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues financier's estate and Ghislaine Maxwell Jennifer Araoz, who has accused Epstein of sexual misconduct, filed her lawsuit following his death in prisonA woman who has accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual assault on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the financier’s estate, Epstein’s former assoc...
17:39, 08/14/2019

Name-dropping John Crudele solved letter writer’s estate problem Dear John: I have an issue with Kings County Surrogate’s Court. In order to obtain unclaimed funds for my father, I need Letters of Voluntary Administration for his aunt’s estate. I took my father to Kings County court, filled out the information on ...
16:13, 07/14/2019

Nearly 1,400 detained in Moscow protest; largest in decade A Russian group that monitors police arrests says nearly 1,400 people were detained in a police crackdown on an opposition protest in Moscow, the largest number of detentions in the Russian capital this decade...
12:39, 07/28/2019

World’s Largest Frogs Are So Big, They Build Their Own Ponds New evidence shows that Goliath frogs—the world’s largest species of frog—construct their own ponds, providing a safe space for their tadpoles to grow.Read more......
03:00, 08/09/2019

Uber Posts Its Largest Quarterly Loss Uber reported its largest-ever quarterly loss, weighed down by heavy competition in Latin America and elsewhere, as well as a large expense related to its initial public offering....
05:52, 08/09/2019

What Apple's largest manufacturer Foxconn is really doing in Wisconsin Foxconn, the world's top contract manufacturer of electronics, is building a massive factory in rural Wisconsin. CNBC got a rare glimpse into what's going on....
17:39, 06/29/2019

DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemicAid agencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are set to announce that more than 2,000 people have been infected with Ebola since the outbreak was declared in Augu...
20:00, 06/03/2019

World's largest biplane crashes in Austria The Antonov 2 aircraft was produced for more than fifty years and is still used for sightseeing flights. There were no reports of injuries at the scene....
13:00, 08/24/2019

The 30 largest worker strikes in American history Labor strikes have made recent history with teachers in many states striking recently. The largest strikes in U.S. history go back to the late 1800s.        ...
13:26, 05/06/2019

Largest ever polar expedition will soon be frozen in drifting sea ice An icebreaker ship is about to deliberately let itself be frozen into the drifting Arctic ice as part of the largest ever scientific Arctic expedition...
17:52, 09/13/2019

Largest wind power farm in Africa Kenya has launched Africa's largest wind power farm in a bid to boost electricity generating capacity and to meet the country's ambitious goal of 100% green energy by 2020....
13:52, 07/21/2019

The Moon’s largest crater is hiding something, and astronomers don’t know what Compared to other bodies in our Solar System, Earth’s moon isn’t particularly huge. However, its relatively small size belies one of its most interesting features, which is a colossal crater measuring over 1,500 miles across. Now, researc...
00:13, 06/12/2019

New flying pterosaur species identified is among the largest ever Scientists have given a name to one of the largest animals to ever take to the skies. Cryodrakon boreas, a member of the Azhdarchid group of pterosaurs, boasted a wingspan of nearly 33 feet....
19:52, 09/10/2019

This month, you can see Jupiter and its largest moons with just your binoculars For space lovers around the world, the month of June is set to be stellar: Jupiter will be clearly visible, and those wanting to catch a glimpse of its moons will only need a pair of binoculars....
17:26, 06/06/2019

Largest pro-Trump subreddit ‘quarantined’ over threats Reddit has "quarantined" the subreddit r/The_Donald after it said the forum for supporters of President Trump has encouraged "rule-breaking behavior."...
22:39, 06/26/2019

Boeing takes $5B hit in largest-ever quarterly loss Aviation giant Boeing on Wednesday posted its largest quarterly loss in history, aided by a $5 billion charge related to the grounding last spring of its 737 Max fleet....
00:39, 07/25/2019

"India On Way To Become Fifth Largest Economy": President To Parliament Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government in its second term will implement more economic reforms, raise investment in the farm sector, provide collateral-free loans to entrepreneurs and further......
12:26, 06/20/2019

Zuckerberg's Hawaii estate: battle's latest turn 'devastates' local family After the Rapozo family blocked their billionaire-backed cousin from buying land, the tables have suddenly turnedThe March auction was a rare win for the underdog: a group of Hawaiian relatives were able to block their distant cousin from buying up o...
07:39, 06/07/2019

Yogi Berra's baseball bat and a $17,500 typewriter: a visit to the auction of Philip Roth's estate The great American novelist died last year – and a huge stash of personal effects went on sale last week. J Oliver Conroy went alongAbout 10 years ago, Philip Roth asked his friend Russ Murdock – the longtime caretaker of Roth’s rural Connecticut hom...
13:26, 07/27/2019

Yogi Berra's baseball bat and a $17,500 typewriter: inside the auction of Philip Roth's estate The great American novelist died last year – and a huge stash of personal effects went on sale last week. J Oliver Conroy went alongAbout 10 years ago, Philip Roth asked his friend Russ Murdock – the longtime caretaker of Roth’s rural Connecticut hom...
11:00, 07/25/2019

Lawyers for Epstein's alleged victims say they plan to sue the disgraced financier's estate following his death (Photo by Joe Schildhorn/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images) Lawyers for several women who say they were sexually abused by disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein plan to file lawsuits this week against his estate following his apparent suicide in a New...
07:26, 08/13/2019

John Steinbeck: US court hears appeal in case for control of author's estate The writer’s family has battled for control of the Nobel prizewinner’s classic works for decadesAnother chapter is set to play out this week in a decades-old family dispute over control of the classic works by the author John Steinbeck.A three-judge ...
23:52, 08/06/2019

Largest Finnish party keep populists out of coalition talks Finland’s center-left Social Democratic Party that narrowly won last month’s general election says it is has talks with four centrist and left-leaning parties to form a coalition government but not the populists...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Sahara was home to some of largest sea creatures, study finds Scientists reconstruct extinct species using fossils found in northern Mali from ancient seawaySome of the biggest catfish and sea snakes to ever exist lived in what is today the Sahara desert, according to a new paper which contains the first recons...
13:52, 07/12/2019

OMV and Verbund to build Austria's largest solar plant Austria's oil and gas group OMV and utility Verbund have agreed to jointly build a solar plant that will have the capacity to supply 5,500 households with electricity, the companies said on Monday....
12:26, 07/01/2019

Watch: World's largest chalk might be new Guinness record A group of students at an Oregon college might have broken a Guinness World Record with the creation of a giant piece of chalk that stands more than 6 feet tall....
19:00, 07/10/2019

Largest earthquake in decades hits southern California No serious damage or injuries reported after 6.4 magnitude earthquake, the most powerful to strike region since 1994The largest earthquake to hit southern California in decades rumbled across the region on Thursday morning, striking a remote part of ...
09:39, 07/05/2019

US growing largest crop of marijuana for research in 5 years The federal agency said it plans to grow 4,409 pounds this year at the University of Mississippi to explore recent interest in CBD as a potential medicine for a number of medical conditions....
18:26, 07/12/2019

First Ebola patient in eastern DRC's largest city dies Priest’s death in Goma raises fears virus could spread more widely across CongoThe first Ebola patient in the largest city in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has died, authorities have said.The spread of the virus to Goma, a city of ...
15:39, 07/16/2019

Equifax to Pay at Least $650 Million in Largest Data-Breach Settlement Ever The agreement, which requires court approval, would end an array of state, federal consumer claims tied to an episode that exposed the sensitive information of more than 148 million people....
15:39, 07/22/2019

Largest oil refinery on East Coast will close after fire PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The owner of the largest oil refinery on the East Coast is telling officials that it will close the facility after a fire last week set off explosions and damaged the complex. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said in a statement Wedn...
17:26, 06/26/2019

U.S. stock funds post largest two-week inflow since '16 Investors raced into the U.S. stock market last week by sending the largest net inflows into domestic stock and exchange-traded funds since March, according to data released Wednesday by the Investment Company Institute. Domestic stocks funds too...
18:13, 06/26/2019

AB InBev Asia cancels world's largest IPO of 2019 Anheuser-Busch InBev said on Friday it will not proceed with the initial public offering of its Asia Pacific unit, Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Ltd , on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange....
21:26, 07/12/2019

Fourth-largest coal producer in the US files for bankruptcy Enlarge / WRIGHT, WY - OCTOBER 19: Train cars full of 100 tons of coal leave a mine near Wright, Wyoming on October 19, 2006. Empty cars head to the facility. (credit: Photo by Andy Nelson/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images) Cloud Peak...
21:13, 05/14/2019

Boeing reports largest ever quarterly loss following 737 Max grounding The company lost $2.9bn in the three months to the end of June, compared to a profit of $2.2bn for the same period last yearBoeing reported its largest ever quarterly loss on Wednesday, as the cost of grounding its fleet of 737 Max airliners took its...
17:26, 07/24/2019

Watch: Students help create world's largest jute bag An eco-friendly shopping bag company teamed up with a marketing agency and elementary school students to break the Guinness record for the world's largest jute bag....
21:39, 07/05/2019

Monsanto must pay couple $2bn in largest verdict yet over cancer claims California jury holds makers of Roundup weedkiller responsible for couple contracting non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma A California jury has ordered Monsanto to pay more than $2bn to a couple that got cancer after using its weedkiller, marking the third and la...
01:00, 05/14/2019

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....
16:39, 07/11/2019

Costly ‘earmarks’ reach $15B, largest since pork ban imposed Despite a ban on congressional pork-barrel projects imposed in 2011, the House and Senate snuck in 282 “earmarks” costing taxpayers $15.3 billion in last year’s spending bills, according to a watchdog group....
16:39, 06/12/2019

California building largest wildlife crossing in the world The mountain lion P-22, which has been spotted traveling across Los Angeles freeways and spending time in parks, has become something of a legend in California....
04:13, 08/21/2019

Massive lobster caught in Bay of Fundy is largest of the year This humongous lobster battered the competition! The 20-pound monstrosity was the biggest caught in the Bay of Fundy in Canada this year, according to a Long Island seafood restaurant, which brought back the monster catch Tuesday. “Most of thos...
22:39, 08/07/2019

'Asian Pride' pot bust largest in Colorado history In all, 42 people will face state and federal charges, after law enforcement officials seized more than 80,000 marijuana and 4,500 pounds of "finished marijuana products" throughout the Denver metro area....
03:13, 05/26/2019

Fossils of largest parrot ever recorded found in New Zealand Giant bird estimated to have weighed about 7kg has been named Heracles inexpectatusFossils of the largest parrot ever recorded have been found in New Zealand. Estimated to have weighed about 7kg (1.1st), it would have been more than twice as heavy as...
08:13, 08/07/2019

University may return largest-ever donation over abortion controversy Controversy over Alabama’s new abortion restrictions could have financial consequences for the state’s public university system. The chancellor of the University of Alabama system this week asked the institution to return $21.5 million donated to its...
02:26, 06/01/2019

Nation's largest doctor group rejects 'Medicare for all' The nation's largest doctor group narrowly defeated a measure Tuesday that would have ended their opposition to proposals that would allow the government to fully finance the U.S. healthcare system....
20:00, 06/11/2019

One of the Largest Dark Net Markets ‘of All Time’ Falls to Police Police from around the world shut down the biggest active black market on the dark web this month, according to announcements from law enforcement agencies in the United States, Germany, and the Netherlands released on Friday.Read more......
22:00, 05/03/2019

Nation’s 2 largest newspaper chains announce merger The deal between Gannett and GateHouse Media would create a conglomerate that controls hundreds of U.S. newspapers but still faces immense pressure to cut costs....
00:13, 08/06/2019

Germany's largest ever cocaine shipment seized by customs Nearly €1 billion worth of cocaine has been seized in the German port city of Hamburg. More than 4,200 packages in 211 sports bags were discovered in a freight container which shippers claimed were full of soybeans....
10:00, 08/03/2019

Border Patrol: Group of 1,036 migrants is largest ever found EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a group of more than 1,000 migrants crossed the border illegally in El Paso, Texas, the largest it has ever encountered. President Donald Trump on Thursday shared a video on Twitter that shows the group going und...
03:26, 05/31/2019

Philadelphia cocaine haul is largest in U.S. history: 35K pounds and $1.1B Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they seized from a ship at the Philadelphia port to more than 35,000 pounds.       ...
21:26, 06/21/2019

The World's Largest Animal Has a Secret Lingo—Here's What It Sounds Like Blue whales are impressive creatures. Stretching up to 90 feet long and weighing over 300,000 pounds, these gentle giants often migrate hundreds of miles between their summer feeding grounds and winter breeding grounds. It’s no surprise, then, that t...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Patriots receive Super Bowl rings, largest ever New England Patriots players, coaches, team executives and football staff received their Super Bowl LIII championship rings on Thursday night at a private party at owner Robert Kraft's residence....
08:26, 06/07/2019

Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era Police are fearful of an outbreak of violence at the ‘End Domestic Terrorism’ rally, which is targeted at Portland’s antifascist groupsPortland is preparing for a large far-right rally on Saturday that may be the largest in a series of demonstrations...
10:52, 08/16/2019

World's largest underwater restaurant nears completion Five meters below the surface of the North Sea, near the southernmost tip of Norway, Europe's first underwater restaurant is nearing completion. The 110-foot long structure, an oblique concrete slab that looks like a sunken periscope, was submerged i...
22:26, 04/28/2019

From insurance to broadcasting: Here's the largest industry in your state Each state has its own industrial makeup, with certain jobs and industries much more common compared to other states.       ...
14:26, 08/14/2019

‘World’s largest’ brain tumor removed from man after 20 years Surgeons in India have removed what they claim is the largest brain tumor ever recorded from a man who let the cancerous mass continue to grow for two decades. The watermelon-sized, 11-pound tumor was cut out of the 31-year-old man’s head during a 10...
19:26, 05/23/2019

US import prices post the largest drop in 5 months U.S. import prices fell by the most in five months in May amid a broad decline in the cost of goods, the latest indication of muted inflation that strengthens the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
20:52, 06/13/2019

Huawei was about to become the world's largest phone maker when the US struck A few weeks ago, both IDC and Strategy Analytics chimed in with their global phone market share results. What the research shops clearly demonstrated is the breathtaking ascent of Huawei in the span of a few short quarters. The largest Chinese manufa...
03:00, 05/30/2019

Eating and drinking in Africa's largest slum – in pictures Despite poverty, lack of refrigeration and a constant battle for cleanliness, the residents of Kibera are resourceful with the food they eat and sell. Fried fish, samosas, and bean dishes are all on the menu, reflecting the cultural mix of those who ...
13:26, 08/10/2019

US imposes sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical group PGPIC hit with economic penalties because of its ties to Revolutionary Guards, US treasury saysThe United States has hit Iran’s Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) with economic sanctions due to its ties with the country’s Revolutio...
09:00, 06/08/2019

Local artist paints largest mural in Tucson TUCSON – A Tucson muralist is at it again. Joe Pagac is now working on the Old Pueblo’s largest mural, located near the intersection of Grant Road and Campbell Avenue. The 5,000 square foot mural is one of five new murals, which are sponsored by Bann...
23:39, 06/14/2019

Apple To Open Largest Store In Tokyo On September 7 Cupertino-based tech giant Apple is all set to open its newest and largest store in the heart of the Marunouchi business district in Japan on Saturday....
15:00, 09/05/2019

ICE raids in Mississippi arrest 680, making for the largest in over a decade The raids happened just hours before President Donald Trump visited El Paso, Texas, the majority-Latino city where a man linked to an online screed about a ``Hispanic invasion'' was charged in a shooting that left 22 people dead....
15:26, 08/08/2019

Splunk acquires SignalFX in largest acquisition to date Splunk has announced that it will acquire the cloud monitoring company SignalFX for $1.05bn, in its largest acquisition to date.According to Splunk's CEO Doug Merritt, the purchase will enable the company to provide its customers with a single d...
23:52, 08/22/2019

Razer's largest store yet opens in Las Vegas on September 7th Soon, you won't have to make a pilgrimage to San Francisco if you're determined to visit a Razer store in the US. The gaming giant is opening its largest store yet, and just its second in the US, at The LINQ Promenade in Las Vegas on Septe...
10:00, 08/26/2019