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Voters happy with their healthcare, survey finds, highlighting risks of sweeping reform plans

Voters perceive the U.S. healthcare system as deeply flawed, even as the majority of them report they're satisfied with what they have, according to a survey re...

Voters happy with their healthcare, survey finds, highlighting risks of sweeping reform plans

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Chip Roy finds a promising angle on healthcare reform Just half a year into his congressional tenure, Chip Roy is taking the oft-abandoned helm of the Republican Party's lead on healthcare reform. For nearly a decade, Republicans have promised to repeal and replace the Affordable Healthcare Act, and for...
02:00, 07/02/2019

Hamas shifts tactics in bitcoin fundraising, highlighting crypto risks: research The armed wing of Hamas is using increasingly complex methods of raising funds via bitcoin, researchers say, highlighting the difficulties regulators face in tracking cryptocurrency financing of outfits designated by some as terrorist groups....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Sweeping tax reform plan unveiled to help Americans ‘keep more’ Plans by President Trump and conservative governors to cut taxes are getting a big push in a new report that urges sweeping reforms in personal and business taxes to let Americans keep more of what they earn and spark wider job creation....
07:52, 08/22/2019

South Africa to roll out sweeping health reform in stages A proposed move to universal health coverage in South Africa will be rolled out in stages as the budget improves, a senior presidential aide told Reuters, forecasting the landmark reform would cost $2.2 billion per year by 2025/26....
22:00, 08/23/2019

March for Our Lives unveils sweeping gun reform agenda: 'The time is now' Student activists call for 30% reduction in civilian firearms and mandatory buyback programMarch for Our Lives, the organization created by survivors of the February 2018 mass school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Flori...
04:39, 08/22/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Plan Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled on Sunday a broad plan to overhaul the country’s criminal justice system that includes the goal of reducing the prison population by half....
23:52, 08/18/2019

South Africa pledges fiscal discipline in sweeping health reform A proposed switch to universal health coverage in South Africa will be managed in a fiscally responsible way, a senior presidential aide told Reuters, forecasting the landmark reform would cost the state $2.2 billion per year by 2025/26....
13:13, 08/23/2019

2020 candidate Elizabeth Warren announces sweeping election security and reform plan Warren's election reform proposal includes standardized federal election rules, increased federal oversight of elections, and a constitutional amendment guaranteeing voting rights....
20:26, 06/25/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: The facts about Biden's sweeping, incautious promise to end cancer Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Economic Survey To Chart Out Reform Road Map Of PM Modi Government The survey prepared by Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian is likely to flag headwinds that the economy might face in its pursuit to become the world's fifth largest economy....
08:39, 07/04/2019

Economic Survey To Chart Out Reform Road Map Of Modi 2.0 Government Ahead of the Modi government's maiden Budget in the second term, an economic survey projecting the state of health of the country's economy and outlining the challenges will be tabled in Parliament on......
21:13, 07/03/2019

Hariri says Lebanon far from bankruptcy, cites risks of no reform Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Monday Lebanon was far from bankruptcy but failure to pass a "realistic" budget that brings down the state deficit would be tantamount to a "suicide operation" against the economy....
01:13, 05/07/2019

Voters Are Less Scared of Government Healthcare Than You Think Democratic supporters of the public option, which include Joe Biden but also Amy Klobuchar and Kirsten Gillibrand, fear more than anything the wrath of the imaginary Voter Who Would Die For Their Private Insurer. A new poll from Morning Consult revea...
21:39, 07/17/2019

'More than lip service': Detroit voters look for policy reform in Dems For its voters, hosting the second debate of the 2020 Democratic primaries is an opportunity to shed light on systemic issuesFor Detroit resident Jerry Hebron, gun control and criminal justice reform issues are personal.In June, her cousin, who was a...
12:52, 07/29/2019

Survey: German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the overall most pressing challenge....
06:26, 05/13/2019

Survey: Dads overwhelmingly happy there is a Father’s Day If you think that dads across America don’t care about Father’s Day, think again, according to Swagbucks’ Father’s Day survey of more than 1,500 people, including 560 dads, that is definitely not the case. When asked if they c...
23:39, 06/14/2019

Credit investors not too worried about recession risks - bond survey Investment managers of credit assets such as corporate bonds remain unconcerned about the prospect of a recession or a worsening outlook for higher-risk assets in the next year, a mid-year survey by Russell Investments shows....
18:00, 07/02/2019

Survey: Half of President Donald Trump's voters would blame him for recession Economists and market indicators for weeks have signaled a possible recession over the next year, and more than two-thirds of Americans will blame President Donald Trump if one arrives, a new survey said Wednesday....
22:39, 08/21/2019

Survey: 2018 turnout high, voters embrace expansive options ATLANTA (AP) — A new survey finds that more than 120 million Americans cast ballots in the 2018 midterm elections, with turnout surging in some states to that of a typical presidential year. The 2018 Election Administration and Voting Survey was rele...
16:26, 06/27/2019

Americans Like Diversity, Survey Finds. (At Least in the Abstract.) Most say that the diverse population is good for the country, according to a Pew Research Center survey, though respondents diverged when it came to practical details....
23:39, 05/08/2019

New survey finds Netflix original programming is better than HBO’s The day after HBO aired the long-awaited series finale of Game of Thrones, Morgan Stanley released the results of research that may give the premium cable network pause. Now that the fantasy series — with its globe-spanning, extremely loyal aud...
04:26, 05/21/2019

Gun control returns to presidential campaign trail as 2020 Dems push sweeping plans Cory Booker became the latest Democratic White House hopeful to make the issue of gun violence a top priority in the 2020 campaign. In the wake of the 2018 massacre at high school in Parkland, Florida, gun control has returned to the center of the De...
16:52, 05/09/2019

Many teens sleep with their phones, survey finds — just like their parents Researchers long have warned that poor sleep habits from mobile usage can undermine cognitive functioning and mental health while increasing obesity rates....
07:13, 05/29/2019

3 Out Of 4 Economists Predict A US Recession By 2021, Survey Finds The outlook reflects growing skepticism among economists and investors that the US economy will be able to withstand a protracted trade war with China without serious harm amid the weakening global......
08:52, 08/20/2019

3 out of 4 economists predict a U.S. recession by 2021, survey finds The findings reflect growing skepticism that the U.S. economy will be able to withstand a protracted trade war without serious harm amid a weakening global outlook....
08:00, 08/20/2019

Most Canadians can’t disconnect from their smartphones, annual survey finds At least 46 per cent of Canadians are using their mobile devices in the bathroom, according to the Canadian Internet Registration Authority's survey....
00:13, 07/12/2019

More Than a Third of Economists Expect a U.S. Recession in 2021, a Survey Finds WASHINGTON (AP) — A number of U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump’s economic policies that they expect a recession in the U.S. by the end of 2021. Thirty-four percent of...
11:13, 08/19/2019

ING survey ironically finds Austrians are skeptical of Bitcoin Austria, the land of Schnitzels and strudels, has seen confidence in cryptocurrency wane over the past year. According to an online survey conducted by ING, Austrians are most skeptical of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with only 13 percent of th...
20:00, 08/14/2019

Most Americans Do Trust Scientists, Heartening Survey Finds Good news, science folk: Most of America thinks you’re pretty okay and worth listening to. According to a new report out Friday by the Pew Research Center, a majority of Americans trust scientists, and to a greater degree than any other public-facing...
03:39, 08/03/2019

Global survey finds drunkest nation in the world The Brits got us beat when it comes to boozing. A new study that checked the blood-alcohol levels of 35 nations across the globe found that people in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales consume more alcohol than drinkers elsewhere. (Britons...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Activists move abortion debate to the margins as voters favor the middle Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:39, 06/03/2019

U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in nine years, survey finds U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in nine years, a private survey found, as manufacturers, construction firms and mining companies cut workers.        ...
21:52, 06/05/2019

Denmark is the least feminist nation in the world, global survey finds A study of more than 25,000 in 23 countries found that just one in six Danes consider themselves to be a feminist -- and a third of women in the Scandinavian country believe wolf-whistling is acceptable....
23:00, 05/10/2019

Pentagon Survey Finds a Surge in Sexual Assaults in the Ranks Troops in all branches of the military, and especially women, are suffering more unwanted sexual contacts and are less likely to report them, the survey found....
04:52, 05/03/2019

US beekeepers lost 40% of honeybee colonies over past year, survey finds Study marks worst winter on record for beekeepers, despite intensive push to stem lossesBeekeepers across the US lost four in 10 of their honeybee colonies over the past year, as the worst winter on record for tracked bee populations raised fresh con...
20:39, 06/19/2019

Survey finds adults couldn’t care less about Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook Libra’s potential to help cryptocurrency go mainstream has been touted in recent weeks, but recent survey results indicate otherwise.  According to a poll conducted by CivicScience, which looked into general interest and public concerns surr...
23:52, 07/24/2019

American consumers are worrying more about Amazon's power, a new CNBC survey finds There's been a steady slide toward pessimism among the American public when the topic is Amazon. Whether influenced by politics or not, the changing attitudes may reflect a changing understanding of their role as consumers....
20:53, 08/13/2019

Trust no one? Americans lack faith in the government, the media and each other, survey finds More than two-thirds say personal trust is also down and nearly 60% doubt adults can hold civil conversations on differing views, a Pew survey finds.        ...
18:13, 07/23/2019

Most people back drinks bottles deposit scheme, survey finds ‘All-in’ model would mean charge added to plastic, glass, aluminium and steel containersAlmost three-quarters of Britons would support a nationwide deposit return system for plastic and glass drinks bottles and aluminium cans, a survey has found.The ...
09:00, 07/27/2019

An inside look at the NHS's plans to revolutionise healthcare with AI From spotting cancer and triaging patients to rearranging hospital appointments, artificial intelligence has a lot to offer the NHS, says Indra Joshi...
01:52, 08/21/2019

All work and no play: Americans skip leisure activities because of cost, survey finds Americans are passing up everything from ballgames to brunch, citing high prices and the burden of everyday bills. A new Bankrate.com survey found that roughly two-thirds of Americans say they’ve skipped out on a recreational activity such as an over...
03:13, 08/16/2019

Audit finds Australia Post not effectively managing cyber risks The government-owned entity that wants to build Australia's national identity system and conduct voting via blockchain has been called out by the Audit Office for not being 'cyber resilient'....
05:52, 07/05/2019

Amsterdam sex workers lukewarm about plans to reform Red Light District Mayor Femke Halsema is seeking to place new restrictions on the neighborhood to combat the excesses of mass tourism. The women of De Wallen, however, are concerned about their livelihood and their safety....
23:00, 07/04/2019

Ukraine president plans to implement land reform this year President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday that Ukraine will implement land reform this year and that his government would carry out major privatizations....
11:26, 08/08/2019

Climate crisis more politically polarizing than abortion for US voters, study finds Democrats ranked global heating as the third most important issue on their list, while Republican voters ranked it last in a Yale poll Surging concern among Americans about an overheating planet has done little to shift a political polarization that ...
10:52, 05/22/2019

No Plans for Aerial Survey of Arctic Refuge, Company Says The announcement means there will most likely be no new information about any potential oil and gas riches in the refuge when drilling leases are sold this year....
22:13, 07/08/2019

FDA Study Finds that Sunscreen Chemicals Reach Our Bloodstream, but the Health Risks Are Unclear Researchers at the Food and Drug Administration have found that people who regularly use certain sunscreens may be absorbing higher-than-safe levels of active ingredients into their bodies. But the scientists caution that it’s still unclear whether t...
00:00, 05/07/2019

Grab parks $2B for Indonesia expansion, plans 'affordable' e-healthcare Funded by SoftBank, the US$2 billion investment plans will see Grab develop an electric vehicle transport network and geomapping services as well as introduce "affordable" e-healthcare services to increase access to medical assistance in the country....
14:26, 07/29/2019

Bernie Sanders' Criminal Reform Plans Are Catching Up With His Radical Economic Platform Most candidates push criminal reform packages that often lack the requisite muscle to make a dent in a system that warehouses black and brown people with reckless abandon. But Sen. Bernie Sanders’ plan to tackle some of the more contentious elements ...
22:00, 08/23/2019

Workers want those hard-to-find socially responsible investments in their 401(k) plans: Survey A majority of workers want to put their money in socially conscious investments when saving for retirement. But many still do not have access to those kinds of investments....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Report Finds Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot Function May Pose Serious Safety Risks Without Driver Engagement A newer Tesla feature to allow its cars to switch lanes automatically may present safety risks for drivers who aren’t actively engaged while the setting is enabled, according to findings by Consumer Reports.Read more......
05:26, 05/23/2019

Judge rules in favor of Trump administration's short-term healthcare plans A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Friday upheld the legality of the Trump administration's short-term healthcare plans, which fall outside the requirements of the Affordable Care Act....
21:26, 07/19/2019

Dispensed: The curious case of a viral hashtag, SmileDirectClub's IPO plans, and the 29 books to read if you want to disrupt healthcare Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Hello, Just when you think you're headed for a slow August news week... See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: An animated map shows every total solar eclipse around the world until 2040See Also:The 37...
10:52, 08/17/2019

Washington Post editorial board: Warren and Sanders lack 'factual plausibility’ in their healthcare plans The editorial board of the Washington Post blasted top left-wing 2020 presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren's healthcare proposals for lacking "factual plausibility."...
22:52, 08/02/2019

Cars.com survey finds some of the most American cars in 2019 are mostly Japanese Japanese automakers Honda and Toyota built nine of the top 15 models on the list, which ranks vehicles based on where they are assembled, the origin of a car's parts and the number of Americans a company employs in the U.S....
05:13, 06/26/2019

Boeing Plans More Changes In 737 MAX After Test Finds New Flaw: Report Boeing Co plans further changes to the software architecture of the 737 MAX flight-control system to address a flaw discovered after a test in June, two people briefed on the matter said late on......
08:52, 08/02/2019

EU Commission finds national climate plans insufficient The EU executive has said national plans for renewables and energy efficiency fell short of the bloc's goals. The deficiency may undermine its ability to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% compared to 1990 levels....
03:13, 06/19/2019

CDC plans door-to-door survey near Illinois ammonia leak BEACH PARK, Ill. (AP) — Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plan a door-to-door survey this weekend in northern Illinois near where an anhydrous ammonia leak sickened dozens last month. The Lake County Health Department says...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: The healthcare bill that has Jon Stewart mad at Congress Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:26, 06/19/2019

Daily on Healthcare: White House tries to rally conservatives in ‘very weird’ healthcare meeting Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:39, 07/15/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Verma dishes on ‘unraveling’ government role in healthcare Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:13, 08/16/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by FreedomWorks: Senate panel closes in on bipartisan healthcare victory Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:00, 06/26/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Study: Don't blame underinvestment in social services for high US healthcare spending Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:39, 08/15/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Lawmakers stuck on Obamacare in universal healthcare hearing Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by FreedomWorks: Trump to sign executive order exposing healthcare prices Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:26, 06/24/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by FreedomWorks: Democratic presidential candidates back government healthcare for illegal immigrants Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:39, 06/28/2019

BIG TECH IN HEALTHCARE: How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry (GOOGL, AAPL, AMZN, MSFT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is undergoing...
15:13, 07/19/2019

Gears Of War 5 Is Going To "Avoid Highlighting Or Glorifying Smoking" In 2019, because we’ve already seen a shift away from it in a lot of movies and TV shows, it’s not the biggest deal if a major video game decides to not show any of its characters smoking. It is interesting, though, if the game is making a point of i...
02:39, 07/15/2019

Seven Tucson Roadrunners highlighting AZ Coyotes Camp TUCSON – The Arizona Coyotes, parent club of the American Hockey League’s Tucson Roadrunners, announced their 2019 Development Camp Roster today, featuring seven members of the 2018-19 Tucson roster. 2018-19 Roadrunners at Coyotes Development C...
10:13, 06/24/2019

Why 2020 Democrats Aren’t Highlighting the Rape Allegation Against Trump It’s been three days days since the writer E. Jean Carroll accused President Donald Trump of rape, but the allegation has caused barely a ripple in the 2020 campaign. The nearly two dozen Democrats vying to unseat Trump have issued statements e...
02:52, 06/25/2019

Biden slammed by Dem rivals for highlighting ability to work with segregationist senators Former Vice President Joe Biden faced scorching criticism Wednesday from his Democratic primary rivals for invoking his ability decades ago to work with two segregationist southern senators to “get things done.”...
19:39, 06/20/2019

Apex Legends Is Losing Steam, Highlighting Questions of Content and Crunch Those latest tweaks, as well as previous patches, have reportedly come at a steep cost in terms of a gruelling work schedule for the game's developers at Epic/...
11:13, 05/07/2019

Canadians split on covering mental health services through provincial health plans, Ipsos poll finds Canadian families often face situations where mental health services are either not funded by provincial health plans or are only available after a lengthy wait....
12:52, 05/15/2019

THE HEALTHCARE PAYMENTS REPORT: The strategies payments leaders are using to take advantage of the $3.7 trillion opportunity in US healthcare This is a preview of THE HEALTHCARE PAYMENTS REPORT from Business Insider Intelligence. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more healthcare coverage with Digital Health Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing digital health news and a...
10:52, 08/17/2019

‘Fortnite’ competitor ‘Apex Legends’ is losing steam, highlighting questions of content and crunch Epic Games is facing scrutiny following a report of the extreme hours of labor required to sustain content updates for "Fortnite." Meanwhile a lack of such content appears to be costing "Apex Legends" players, while Respawn Entertainment says it is p...
21:26, 05/06/2019

UN chief accepts independent report on Myanmar, highlighting ‘systemic’ failure surrounding Rohingya crisis An independent review into how the UN System operated in Myanmar in the years leading up to the mass exodus of the Rohingya following serious human rights abuses, has concluded there were “systemic and structural failures” that prevented a unified st...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Big happy men smile amidst big happy flowers Summer can be a brutal season. The humidity is often uncomfortably heavy and relentless; intense thunderstorms and the hot, blinding sun make weeks on end unbearable. But it’s not all bad: Summer is also the season when the world comes most fully to ...
00:39, 08/10/2019

Economic Survey Live Updates: Government Releases Economic Survey The government's economic survey also says India will face a challenge on the fiscal front following an economic slowdown impacting tax collections amid rising state expenditure on the farm sector....
08:39, 07/04/2019

Relentless Colombia win again despite sweeping changes "Colombia enjoyed a 1-0 win over Paraguay despite fielding a second-string side to make it a clean sweep of victories in their Copa America group stage campaign, leaving Paraguay\u0027s hopes of staying in the tournament hanging by a thread."...
23:52, 06/23/2019

U.S. to ramp up rapid deportations with sweeping new rule The Trump administration said on Monday it will expand and speed up deportations of migrants who enter the United States illegally by stripping away court oversight, enabling officials to remove people in days rather than months or years....
04:13, 07/23/2019

Wellness craze is sweeping the Hamptons this summer There was a time when fitness on the East End was centered on tennis courts, golf courses and stables, but the Sweaty Betty set has been edging out those in whites or jodhpurs. Even hotels, which might have once had a pool and a couple of bikes, are ...
17:00, 07/03/2019

Trump imposes sweeping sanctions on Venezuela President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order freezing all assets of the Venezuelan government, further tightening restrictions on embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
06:39, 08/06/2019

The Dubious Management Fad Sweeping Corporate America NPS—or net promoter score—is a measure of customer satisfaction that has developed a cultlike following among CEOs. An increasing number of companies use it to develop new products and assign bonuses. It also may be misleading....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Warriors on the verge of sweeping Trail Blazers SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Martin Rogers breaks down Game 3 of the Western Conference finals, where the Warriors used another big third quarter to beat the Blazers for a commanding 3-0 series lead.        ...
08:00, 05/19/2019

#VacuumChallenge Is The New Dangerous Trend Sweeping Internet The vacuum challenge, also known as the bin bag challenge, requires a big plastic trash bag and a vacuum cleaner. However, many have warned that it could be potentially dangerous....
07:52, 06/03/2019

Daimler CEO announces sweeping cost review as he bows out Daimler's Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche announced a sweeping cost review on Wednesday, his last day in office, as he bid farewell to shareholders following more than a decade at the helm of luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz....
21:26, 05/22/2019

Some Republicans unsettled by Trump’s sweeping claims of immunity Senior House Republicans are breaking with Donald Trump over the president’s legal claims that Congress can’t investigate whether a commander-in-chief violated the law. That view, advanced by Trump’s personal attorney and White House counsel late la...
20:52, 05/20/2019

House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. (May 17)     ...
21:26, 05/17/2019

House set to approve sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House are poised to approve sweeping anti-discrimination legislation that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Dubbed the...
07:26, 05/17/2019

Oregon public defenders lobby for sweeping overhaul SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon public defenders walked out of the courthouse and into the Statehouse this week to rally behind legislation that would overhaul the state’s public defender system. Public defenders can have more than 200 cases at a tim...
22:13, 06/13/2019

Ex-Algerian PM jailed in sweeping anti-corruption campaign Former Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has been imprisoned by a Supreme Court judge investigating corruption, taken in a police van to a prison on the outskirts of the capital....
21:00, 06/12/2019

March for Our Lives proposes sweeping gun control laws The March for Our Lives group proposed new gun control laws Wednesday that would raise the age to purchase guns from 18 to 21 while requiring longer wait periods and a federal registry for gun purchases....
22:39, 08/21/2019

France off to flying start after sweeping South Korea aside It felt somewhat fitting that it was two of Lyon’s six-time Champions League winners stamping their mark on the Women’s World Cup opener. With Eugenie Le Sommer’s side-footed opener - her 11th goal in 11 internationals - followed by a Wendie Renard d...
23:26, 06/07/2019

Dramatic footage shows landslide sweeping away houses Dozens of houses have been destroyed in a landslide in the Bolivian capital of La Paz, displacing hundreds of residents, according to city authorities....
20:52, 05/01/2019

Deutsche Bank to Slash 18,000 Jobs in a Sweeping Restructuring FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany’s struggling Deutsche Bank said Sunday it would cut 18,000 jobs by 2022, downsizing its volatile investment banking division in a restructuring aimed at restoring consistent profitability and better retur...
04:52, 07/08/2019

Rain can’t stop surging Mets from sweeping Indians Noah Syndergaard flirted with perfection Thursday night. The Mets didn’t need it, and Syndergaard didn’t get it, but they settled for a soaking-wet sweep instead. While Syndergaard lost his perfect game bid in the sixth inning, he was dominant enough...
07:13, 08/23/2019

UK's Brexit Party Set For Sweeping Victory In European Union Vote Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage's Brexit Party looked set to triumph Sunday and the ruling Conservatives endure a historic blow in European Parliament elections in which Britain was never meant to vote....
05:39, 05/27/2019

The Latest: House passes sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House bill to extend civil rights protections to LGBT people (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Democrats in the House have approved a sweeping anti-discrimination bill that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT p...
18:26, 05/17/2019

ACLU sues to block Trump's new sweeping asylum restrictions Four civil rights organizations sued the Trump administration Tuesday to block a new rule that would make most asylum seekers inadmissible from entering the United States through its southern border....
05:52, 07/17/2019

West Virginia governor signs sweeping education bill CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has signed an education bill that was passed this week and will allow the state’s first charter schools. The bill drew heavy protests from teachers. Justice had expressed support for the m...
02:39, 06/29/2019

Puerto Rican officials indicted in sweeping corruption probe Two former members of Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration were indicted Wednesday on bid-rigging and corruption charges — prompting the chair of the House committee overseeing the territory to call for the governor’s ouster, acco...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Justice Department launches sweeping review of competition in tech The US is intensifying its already stepped-up scrutiny of the tech industry. The Department of Justice is launching a comprehensive antitrust review of "market-leading online platforms" to see if they're abusing their leading positions. There&...
02:39, 07/24/2019

Firefighters battle wildfires sweeping parts of central Portugal About 1,800 firefighters struggle to contain blazes that have injured at least 20 people About 1,800 firefighters have been struggling to contain wildfires in central Portugal that have injured 20 people, including eight firefighters.The fires broke ...
22:26, 07/21/2019

Sweeping Political Change in Ukraine Heralds Hope for the Future In an era of dark-horse politics, when outsiders or new parties have won power in the United States, France, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, and elsewhere over the past three years, it’s hard to be surprised when voters choose change. But the political ...
16:39, 07/25/2019

U.S. judge blocks Trump's latest sweeping asylum rule A federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that aimed to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border....
16:39, 07/25/2019

Workers barely benefited from Trump’s sweeping tax cut, investigation shows Big companies drove the 2017 Tax and Jobs Act, but did not commit to any specific wage hikes, the Center for Public Integrity foundBig companies drove Donald Trump’s tax cut law but refused to commit to any specific wage hikes for workers, despite re...
20:39, 05/01/2019

Trump announces sweeping sanctions on Iran's metal industries On the one-year anniversary of the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, President Trump issued an executive order imposing sanctions on Iran’s iron, steel, aluminum, and copper industries, ratcheting up what he calls a "maximum pressure" campa...
00:26, 05/09/2019

Democrats Have Picked the First Target of Their Sweeping Tech Antitrust Probe House lawmakers are kicking off their antitrust investigations of technology companies by focusing on an industry crippled by the rise of big tech: local journalism. The House Judiciary Committee, which announced a broad antitrust probe into the tech...
23:26, 06/06/2019

Google and Facebook Are Facing a Crackdown in Australia After a Sweeping Probe Google and Facebook Inc. are facing a regulatory crackdown in Australia after an inquiry highlighted concerns about their market power and impact on the media industry, adding to a barrage of global action against the technology giants. A final repor...
06:39, 07/26/2019

US Justice Department launches new, sweeping tech antitrust probe Amid multiple other antitrust investigations into the US tech industry, the DOJ will now review the competitive landscape of search, social media and retail services online....
02:13, 07/24/2019

Judge blocks Trump's latest sweeping asylum rule A federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that aimed to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border....
03:52, 07/25/2019

Jeff Bezos unveils his sweeping vision for humanity’s future in space Jeff Bezos, owner of Blue Origin, spoke Thursday during an unveiling of his Blue Moon lunar lander. [credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images ] WASH...
05:52, 05/10/2019

Israeli navy tests unmanned sonar mine-sweeping vessel The Israeli Navy successfully deployed its Seagull unmanned mine counter-measures surface vessel in exercises earlier this month, Elbit Systems announced....
00:13, 05/16/2019

Presidential hopeful Booker releases sweeping affordable housing plan U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday proposed a tax credit for renters who spend more than 30% of their income on housing, an ambitious program that his presidential campaign estimated would benefit 57 million Americans....
16:13, 06/05/2019

Justice Department Launches Sweeping Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Companies The U.S. Department of Justice opened a sweeping antitrust investigation of big technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt competition, suppressed innovation or otherwise harmed consumers. It comes as a growing number of lawmak...
01:00, 07/24/2019

Trump says US 'ready to assist' as Brazil battles sweeping Amazon fires President Trump extended an offer of aid to Brazil's president on Friday should the government of the South American nation need help containing massive forest fires sweeping across the Amazon rainforest.  ...
11:52, 08/24/2019

DOJ opens sweeping antitrust review of big tech giants, saying they may work against consumers In a shot across the bow of online titans like Facebook, Google, and Amazon, the U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday it has opened a wide-ranging antitrust investigation of big technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt c...
03:26, 07/24/2019

Dharmendra Trolls Hema Malini's Sweeping At Parliament, Wins Over Twitter BJP lawmaker Hema Malini's husband veteran actor Dharmendra Deol is the latest to join the troll army against her over her attempt at sweeping in Parliament premises on Saturday as part of a......
17:26, 07/16/2019

Ted Leonsis announces sweeping changes to Monumental’s basketball operations, hire of Wizards GM The move places the NBA’s Washington Wizards, WNBA’s Mystics, G League’s Capital City Go-Go and the NBA2K team, District Gaming, under the banner of Monumental Basketball....
17:39, 07/22/2019

Students protest across Brazil over Jair Bolsonaro's sweeping cuts to education From Amazon cities to small towns in the deep south, demonstrators turned out to condemn funding cutsTens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have taken to the streets of Brazil for their latest mass protest against what they call far-ri...
02:52, 05/31/2019

Cuba, battling economic crisis, imposes sweeping price controls Communist-run Cuba on Tuesday imposed sweeping price controls on all state and private businesses as it battles a deepening economic crisis and mounting U.S. sanctions....
22:52, 07/30/2019

Study on Amazon and Fake CDs Makes Sweeping Claims After Testing Fewer Than 100 Albums It’s no secret that Amazon struggles to keep fake products off its online marketplace, and it has for a while now. So when a new study made headlines this week for supposedly finding that a quarter of CDs “Fulfilled by Amazon” are knock-offs, it wasn...
07:39, 08/17/2019

Trump unveils sweeping rule targeting immigrants who access social services The rule would reject applicants for temporary or permanent visas if they fail to meet high enough income standards or if they receive public assistance such as welfare....
18:00, 08/14/2019

Trump Gives Attorney General Sweeping Power in Review of 2016 Campaign Inquiry In a directive, the president ordered the intelligence agencies to cooperate with the review and gave the attorney general the authority to unilaterally declassify their documents....
06:26, 05/24/2019

Teva, other drug companies accused in sweeping U.S. price-fixing scheme: lawsuit U.S. states filed a lawsuit accusing 20 drug companies including Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc of a sweeping scheme to inflate drug prices - sometimes by more than 1,000 percent - and stifle competition for generic drugs, state prosecutors said on Sat...
17:39, 05/11/2019

Trump announces sweeping immigration plan to favor educated, skilled workers President Trump on Thursday unveiled a sweeping immigration reform plan that would favor people with top educations and skills and sharply limit those admitted at random or solely because they have family in the US. “We’re here on this very beautiful...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Taking Aim at Amazon and Uber, Sanders Campaign Promises Sweeping Pro-Union Legislation Bernie Sanders hasn’t won his seat in the Oval Office just yet, but, ahead of a planned speech before America’s largest union federation, the AFL-CIO, the Vermont senator’s campaign released a broad plan to bolster the country’s badly depleted union ...
23:52, 08/21/2019

Parkland survivors announce sweeping gun control plan: 'Green New Deal, but for guns' March for Our Lives, the gun control group started by a group of Parkland survivors, announced an ambitious series of proposals that would radically change the landscape of firearm regulations in order to drastically reduce gun ownership and gun-rela...
05:00, 08/22/2019

'We Took A Bold Step This Time': Final Fantasy XIV Director Addresses The Game's Sweeping New Changes Last week, I spent over six hours picking apart Final Fantasy XIV’s new expansion “Shadowbringers” in a lavishly adorned theater space. I played a new dungeon, sampled the new job classes, and examined all the little changes coming to the game. I als...
21:13, 05/29/2019

Sweeping class-action lawsuit could force unions nationwide to refund millions in fees A massive class-action lawsuit filed in Illinois on Wednesday could force unions to refund hundreds of millions of dollars in agency fees paid by thousands of workers nationwide prior to the Supreme Court's landmark ruling last year in Janus v. AFSCM...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Parkland massacre survivors post sweeping U.S. gun-control plan ahead of 2020 election Survivors of the Parkland, Florida, high school massacre on Wednesday released a sweeping gun-control plan that would ban assault-style rifles and take other steps in hopes of halving U.S. firearms deaths and injuries within a decade....
18:13, 08/21/2019

Parkland massacre survivors unveil sweeping U.S. gun-control plan ahead of 2020 election Survivors of the Parkland, Florida, high school massacre on Wednesday released a sweeping gun-control plan that would ban assault-style rifles and take other steps in hopes of halving U.S. firearms deaths and injuries....
16:13, 08/21/2019

5G connected car plans get boost as EU Wi-Fi plans rejected Plans to make Wi-Fi industry standard for connected car technology within the EU have been dealt a blow after they were rejected by member states.As many as 21 member states have voted against the proposals, paving the way for 5G to have greater infl...
14:00, 07/08/2019

White House to unveil sweeping overhaul of immigration system, including merit-based admissions, officials say The White House is set to unveil a sweeping new plan that would radically transform the makeup of immigrants in the United States, ending the visa lottery program and implementing a comprehensive merit-based admissions procedure, three senior adminis...
22:39, 05/15/2019

Beto O'Rourke's sweeping immigration plan will make border crisis 'much, much worse': Texas attorney general Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has introduced a sweeping new immigration plan for his 2020 election platform, but his home state's attorney general said the proposals would make the situation at the border "much, much worse."...
17:39, 05/30/2019

Cory Booker and Ayanna Pressley Introduce Sweeping Bill to Prevent Pregnancy-Related Deaths Among Black Women Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) will unveil on Wednesday legislation aimed at tackling America’s rising maternal mortality rates, particularly among black mothers, among whom death rates related to childbirth and pregnancy are highest....
14:39, 05/08/2019

Sweeping changes announced to overdrafts in UK aimed at making going into the red 'easier to manage' Hefty fixed fees charged on unarranged overdrafts are to be banned under a major shake-up of the "dysfunctional" market unveiled by a City watchdog today....
10:52, 06/07/2019

Qatar: Dragging its feet over reform? As allegations linger over financing terrorism and treatment of foreign workers, is Qatar doing only the minimum over reform? Conflict Zone's Tim Sebastian meets foreign ministry spokesperson Lolwah Al-Khater....
01:00, 06/14/2019

USOC leader: Reform possible with or without Congress The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee believes the federation can reform with or without guidance from Congress. Speaking at an Aspen Institute event Wednesday in Washington, CEO Sarah Hirshland said she has delivered a proposal that would put the...
19:00, 05/22/2019

YOUR MONEY: Retirement reform wants more of your tax dollars now Saving for retirement is such a lofty goal that the U.S. government has always been willing to give tax incentives to encourage people to do more of it....
21:52, 05/31/2019

|Dropindemandforgoldjewellery-survey Gold jewellery manufacturing in the world declined 4% year-on-year to 2 129 tonnes in 2018, according to the recently released Refinitiv GFMS Gold Survey 2019....
11:39, 05/11/2019

|Concernsforretailpropertysector-survey Consumer spending can likely not be the driving force anymore of the outperformance of retail property over industrial property and office space, says John Loos of FNB Commercial Property Finance....
19:39, 08/02/2019

Australian PM says Beijing should adopt reform to end U.S. trade war Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday that China should reform its economy to end a trade war with the United States that is damaging the global economy, comments that could strain ties with the country's largest trading partner....
08:26, 06/26/2019

Radical gun reform may finally have a voice in Washington An ambitious agenda by the March for Our Lives activists may be the first time the majority of Americans get real representationMarch for Our Lives, the national youth gun violence prevention movement founded by survivors of last year’s school shooti...
10:52, 08/23/2019

Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA Family members of victims from two Boeing 737 Max crashes called for a reform of the Federal Aviation Administration during testimony Wednesday before a House committee in Washington, D.C....
05:13, 07/18/2019

Labour is a 'remain and reform' party on EU, says Tom Watson Deputy leader agrees with Keir Starmer that new referendum will be needed for deal to passLabour is still a “remain and reform party” over EU membership, Tom Watson has argued, as he said it seemed inevitable that a confirmatory referendum would be n...
13:13, 05/13/2019

Why Ethiopian Leader’s Reform Agenda Is Under Attack Since taking power last year, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been on a drive to open up Africa’s second-most-populous nation. He has scrapped bans on opposition and rebel groups, purged allegedly corrupt officials, ended two decades of acrim...
12:39, 07/04/2019

Congress: Pass immigration reform now to help immigrants like me I never expected to live in Richmond, Virginia. In fact, I never even imagined living in the United States. But after being here since 2017, I can’t imagine living anywhere else. And as June, Immigrant Heritage Month, comes to an end, I am incredibly...
13:52, 06/29/2019

Senate negotiations on asylum reform collapse The Senate’s bipartisan negotiations on asylum reform are dead, Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said in an interview on Thursday.The South Carolina Republican said his talks with Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin are “going nowhere” and that his co...
19:26, 07/25/2019

French PM sets out "Macron II" reform drive France will reduce unemployment benefits for high earners and offer incentives to those who work beyond normal retirement age, two major planks of a renewed reform drive by President Emmanuel Macron after months of "yellow vest" protests....
19:39, 06/12/2019

Modi Is India’s Best Hope for Economic Reform To win a fresh mandate for himself and his party in India’s upcoming elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made extravagant promises and worrisome threats. He can fairly be accused of fanning flames of hostility toward India’s Musli...
20:52, 05/09/2019

Get the Market Out of Healthcare A new Los Angeles Times poll, conducted with the Kaiser Family Foundation, shows how desperately awful health insurance is becoming in this country. The poll revealed that more than four in 10 people with employer-sponsored insurance—you know, the ki...
20:13, 05/02/2019

How 5G is set to revolutionize healthcare 5G – or the fifth generation of international mobile phone standards if you prefer – is largely being touted by telecoms companies as the technology that lets you download films faster than you would ever realistically need to. How...
18:00, 06/27/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as the House of Representatives voted to approve the bill, 236 to 173. ...
03:13, 05/18/2019

Franchised dealers 'better value than ever' - survey Trust in franchised dealers is on the rise, especially when it comes to servicing EVs and hybrids, according to NFDA Consumer Attitude Survey 2019 Upfront service packages make franchised dealers better value than ever when it comes to aftersales wo...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Best survey tools of 2018 Finding out what customers or potential customers might want is at the heart of any business that tailors its products. Eliminating surprises from new product launches is always preferable to an unexpected commercial reality check.One of the best way...
14:39, 05/26/2019

40% of Americans believe the US is not democratic enough: survey People surveyed in the United States, where the 2020 presidential elections are ramping up, were split as to whether their country was democratic -- 46 percent said it was and 40 percent said it was not democratic enough....
19:39, 06/25/2019

Three in five American adults do not have a will: survey Three in five American adults shockingly do not have a will, according to a new study. The research examining if and how people plan for their later years and the extent to which they’ve discussed the future with their partners or family members foun...
01:00, 06/06/2019

What Economic Survey Is And What To Expect In It An Economic Survey is an annual document prepared by a government reviewing the economic developments over the past year. From policymakers, to economists to analysts, businessmen and researchers, the......
08:39, 07/04/2019

The Latest: US backs reform efforts at UN health agency LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the World Health Organization trying to rein in travel abuses (all times local): 2:50 p.m. The United States, the biggest contributor to the World Health Organization, says it supports efforts by the agency’s chief t...
18:13, 05/20/2019

A host of celebrities speak out on criminal justice reform LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Kardashian West isn’t the only celebrity speaking out for prison reform. It was also important to slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, and to Common, Kevin Hart and a host of others. Common says a society must “look out for ...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Pope caps reform of Vatican bank with new statutes Pope Francis has approved new statutes for the Vatican Bank, making an external audit obligatory and introducing other changes to bolster reforms that have turned around the once scandal-ridden institution....
15:26, 08/10/2019

The Latest: New Chicago mayor promises government reform CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Lori Lightfoot as Chicago mayor (all times local): 1 p.m. Lori Lightfoot says one of her first actions as Chicago mayor will be to sign an executive order limiting the powers aldermen have in their war...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Ivanka Trump quietly talking to lawmakers about gun reform Ivanka Trump has been quietly reading up on gun reform proposals and meeting with their congressional advocates following the deadly mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, according to a new report. The first daughter and White House senior adviser re...
00:52, 08/14/2019

| UEFA postpones key Champions League reform meeting UEFA have postponed indefinitely a crucial summit with Europe's top football clubs and leagues in which controversial Champions League reforms were set to be discussed....
18:26, 08/15/2019

Kim Kardashian West is making a documentary about prison reform Since she helped free Alice Marie Johnson, reality TV star Kim Kardashian West has gotten the bug for political activism -- specifically prison reform....
21:13, 07/29/2019

Pacifist constitution reform at stake as Japan goes to polls Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was forecast to win a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday that could determine whether his dream of revising the post-war, U.S.-drafted pacifist constitution can be kept alive....
04:39, 07/21/2019

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana....
00:26, 07/11/2019

Young Afghan General Tries to Reform Police With American Way of War Coming up through elite U.S. and British training, he is a favorite of Western commanders. But his police forces are under siege, and corruption is still a problem....
09:39, 07/12/2019

Biden wants to reform U.S. prison system, decriminalize marijuana Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden revealed his plan for criminal justice reform Tuesday, which eliminates prison sentences for drug use, ends cash bail and puts a moratorium on placing youths in adult prisons....
00:52, 07/24/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa faces obstacles to reform Even with a decisive election victory for South Africa’s ruling party this week, the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa could still struggle to push through the tough reforms needed to galvanize Africa's most developed economy, say analysts and some...
14:26, 05/06/2019

Suu Kyi's bid to reform charter sparks rival protests in Myanmar Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Wednesday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce the power of the military....
09:26, 07/17/2019

Attorneys general from 33 states urge pot banking reform LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorneys general from 33 states are urging Congress to approve a bill intended to fully open the doors of the U.S. banking system to the legal marijuana industry. Most Americans live in states where marijuana is legally available ...
23:26, 05/08/2019

Bail-reform poster boy arrested yet again for reckless driving A crime-prone teenager — who became a poster boy for bail reform when prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against him — was arrested yet again in the Bronx on Monday, sources said. Pedro Hernandez, who was freed on June 3 when the charges in hi...
05:13, 06/18/2019

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actually agreed with each other on lobbying reform. The Democratic socialist wrote on Twitter that ̶...
02:52, 05/31/2019

Watch Senate hearing on cannabis banking reform Lawmakers, industry representatives and advocates are testifying to the Senate committee about the challenges that cannabis companies face in states where medical or recreational marijuana is legal....
17:13, 07/23/2019

Parliament frustrates new Ukraine president's election reform Lawmakers dealt an early blow to Ukraine's new president Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to the electoral system ahead of a snap parliamentary election due in July....
16:26, 05/22/2019

Oxygen greenlights Kim Kardashian prison reform documentary NEW YORK (AP) — Oxygen Media has greenlighted a two-hour documentary that will capture Kim Kardashian West’s efforts to free prisoners she believes were wrongly accused. It’s a move by the network to expand its true-crime programming. The...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Bail-reform poster boy busted for driving without license again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez allegedly blew three stop signs and a red light — at one point driving the wrong way on a one-way street — trying to outrun cops in the South Bronx, police and sources said Sunday. Hernandez, who was just left o...
22:00, 06/09/2019

Inside the Stealth Campaign for ‘Responsible Rent Reform’ Landlords and developers, fending off a new Democratic majority and proposed rent laws, have adopted some of the tactics of their progressive critics....
09:26, 06/10/2019

| Under siege, Somalia moves to reform its army, pay troops Deployed in one of the world's most dangerous conflicts, Somali soldiers risking their lives daily against Al-Shabaab insurgents were growing weary of being paid months late and shortchanged by their superiors....
00:26, 07/27/2019

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presidential, parliamentary and governorship elections....
19:52, 06/16/2019

Sanders, Harris pitch immigration reform in Calif. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris dueled Friday over Hispanic votes in California, a central front in the nation's immigration battle where Latinos represent the state's largest ethnic group. (May 31)        ...
05:13, 06/01/2019

The VA is improving because it's using more private healthcare Recently, the battle over the future of veterans healthcare increased in intensity because arguably the two most prominent politicians in the country weighed in on the issue, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and President Trump....
21:26, 06/19/2019

Democrats are demagogues on healthcare It’s time to stop letting insurance companies and pharmaceutical companies be punching bags for cheap-shot demagoguery from Democratic presidential candidates....
07:13, 08/01/2019

S&P 500 near flat as healthcare in spotlight The S&P 500 was little changed in afternoon trading on Thursday, with healthcare stocks mixed after the Trump administration withdrew a rule that would kill rebates....
22:00, 07/11/2019

Blame FDR for our healthcare disaster Left, Right, and in between, everyone can agree that our employer-provided health insurance industry is failing. Even if the overwhelming majority of Americans wish to keep their private health insurance, the market itself issues perverse incentives ...
01:26, 07/07/2019

Healthcare freedom or free everything? This week, Democrats on the Congressional Ways and Means committee held a hearing on their one-size-fits-all, "Medicare for all" proposal. With this move, they are fully embracing the government takeover of healthcare. The promises of “free” educatio...
06:13, 06/13/2019

We don’t have to socialize medicine to fix healthcare The ridiculously high costs of complexity and bureaucracy, not overpriced pharmaceuticals and not expensive hospital stays, are the main drivers behind the excessive cost of healthcare in America. Although it may sound counterintuitive at first, rati...
08:26, 07/23/2019

1 in 3 workers would take a pay cut for unlimited time off: survey One in three workers would give up some of their pay in exchange for unlimited vacation, according to a survey from Allianz Global Assistance. But unlimited vacation might not be all it's cracked up to be....
15:52, 08/05/2019

FX Survey 2019: Results index Euromoney magazine has released the results of its 41st annual foreign exchange ranking, the most comprehensive quantitative and qualitative annual study available on the FX markets....
17:52, 06/14/2019

1 in 5 millennials are lonely and have ‘no friends’: survey All the followers, none of the friends. Social media-savvy millennials make up the loneliest generation in America, according to a new survey by market research firm YouGov. The poll of 1,254 adults aged 18 and older found that 27 percent of millenni...
02:26, 08/03/2019

Most Economists Say Fed's Next Move Is Rate Cut, Survey Says More than three quarters of economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal expect the Federal Reserve’s next move will be to lower interest rates, which most expect to happen by the fall....
18:52, 06/13/2019

This is the No. 1 thing 64,000 women want from a lover: survey Countless books, websites, articles and movies have been dedicated to the quest to understand life’s greatest mystery: What do women want? The answer, as it turns out, is simply to not be treated like garbage. Kindness is the No. 1 quality wome...
00:52, 07/25/2019

Millennials say they don’t have enough money to date: survey Can’t buy me love. Millennials have a lot of things to complain about when it comes to their financial circumstances. Crushing student loan debt, the rising cost of living and the lack of well-paying jobs have made millennials into the most bro...
23:39, 07/31/2019

Hungary suspends court reform that worried EU, shuns Salvini Hungary unexpectedly announced the indefinite suspension of a new administrative court system on Thursday, backtracking on a reform that had raised concerns over judicial independence....
14:26, 05/30/2019

Exclusive: EPA to unveil less ambitious U.S. biofuel credit reform - sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to unveil a narrowed-down version of its proposed biofuel credit market reform this month after regulators concluded many of the agency’s initial ideas required more time to study, according to four peop...
23:13, 05/23/2019

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors NEW YORK (AP) — Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission: freeing nonviolent drug offenders serving life in a federal system the lawyers are working to reform. When it comes to the cause, their energy is boundless. An...
17:13, 05/23/2019

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez wanted by cops yet again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez is a wanted man once again, this time for allegedly smashing the window of a car he and a pal traded paint with in The Bronx, according to cops and police sources. Hernandez and an unidentified pal were cruising...
02:26, 07/11/2019

Russian official: G20 disagreements focus at WTO reform, climate change Work on the final G20 documents is not going easy, the group's Russia sherpa Svetlana Lukash said on Friday, naming World Trade Organisation reform, information security, climate change and migration as among issues members were struggling to agree....
09:39, 06/28/2019

Malaysia to reform labor laws to cut 'over-dependence' on foreigners, says Mahathir Malaysia will review its labor laws to cut an "over-dependence" on foreign labor and address other issues, the country's prime minister said Thursday, amid simmering discontent against overseas workers who make up 46% of the labor force....
10:26, 08/01/2019

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas classrooms in an attempt to overhaul the state’s troubled school finance system. The plan a...
07:26, 05/26/2019

Vatican financial watchdog boasts steady progress on reform The Vatican’s financial watchdog says that after nearly 10 years of reforms, the Holy See has a “fully functioning” system of financial regulation and intelligence that is increasingly integrated into the global financial system...
16:13, 05/21/2019

India’s Economy Needs Tougher Reform. How Will Modi Use His Election Mandate? Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a historic second five-year term — with a single-party majority — for the Bharatiya Janata Party this week. He campaigned in 2014 promising economic growth and job creation, and prioritized business-...
22:00, 05/25/2019

"10 Years Of Debate, No Result": India, G4 On UN Security Council Reform India along with the other G-4 nations today strongly criticised the "very frustrating" developments in the UN Security Council reform process this year, expressing their displeasure and......
09:52, 06/28/2019

Official over Puerto Rico police reform resigns in protest Federal official overseeing a court-ordered reform of Puerto Rico’s police department accused of corruption, illegal killings and civil rights violations resigns, says he has lost trust in the process...
20:26, 05/14/2019

Trump’s and Biden’s dueling claims on criminal justice reform President Trump gave no credit to Barack Obama for a significant change in sentencing, and former vice president Joe Biden, in turn, minimized what Trump accomplished in 2018....
18:53, 08/14/2019

Alaska and Amazon vie to hire 2,200 to be freed under Trump prison reform President Trump's criminal justice reform initiative will release some 2,200 federal inmates next week, and reform supporters are finding broad interest among employers, including Alaska's seafood industry and retail giant Amazon....
06:13, 07/12/2019

'Orange is the New Black' introduces criminal justice reform fund "Orange is the New Black" is launching the Poussey Washington Fund, a real-life initiative to help incarcerated women, named after Samira Wiley's character....
16:13, 07/26/2019

Germany's grand coalition to present bill on property tax reform German lawmakers in the ruling coalition have settled a dispute over property tax reform. A bill is expected to be presented to parliament before the summer break....
15:26, 06/17/2019

2,200 inmates to be freed from U.S. jails in accordance with drug offender reform act The measure, known as the First Step Act, gives judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders, eases mandatory minimum sentences and encourages inmates to participate in programs designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, with credits th...
21:00, 07/13/2019

Bail reform would turn NYC into ‘The Purge’: police union boss New York City will descend into lawless free-for-all for criminals — similar to the movie “The Purge” — when the new bail reform goes into effect, a police union official said. “New York state is becoming a revolving door for crimin...
22:26, 06/02/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico's Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country's Senate rejected legislation previously passed in the lower house....
06:13, 05/02/2019

French government unveils ‘tough’ reform of jobless benefits PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron’s government has unveiled plans to make it more difficult for the unemployed to claim benefits. Labor minister Muriel Penicaud said Tuesday that the reform was “tough yet important.” Uni...
15:26, 06/18/2019

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez says police are targeting him A teenage poster boy for bail reform who has racked up more than 15 arrests insists he’s no hardened criminal — and blamed police for his lengthy rap sheet, claiming they won’t stop targeting him. Pedro Hernandez, 19, spent more than a year on Rikers...
14:00, 08/19/2019

Biden, Booker escalate feud over U.S. criminal justice reform Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and Senator Cory Booker traded accusations over their criminal justice records on Wednesday, with Booker calling the former U.S. vice president an "architect of mass incarceration" and Biden slamming New...
03:52, 07/25/2019

State GOP blast Dems over backing controversial bail reform law ALBANY — Democratic lawmakers are having buyers remorse after voting for a law that allows many criminal defendants to be released without bail pending trial, Republicans charge. On Monday, a contingency headed by Long Island state Senators Jim Gaugh...
06:26, 06/11/2019

Brazil markets spooked by minister's complaints on pension reform Brazil's economy minister and lower house speaker exchanged harsh words on Friday over progress on pension reform, creating another drag on Brazilian financial assets already feeling the heat from global market weakness....
00:00, 06/15/2019

Rebel Bramson defeated in bid for board seat to reform Barclays Activist investor Edward Bramson lost his battle for a seat on the board at Barclays after shareholders voted against his bid to overhaul the under-fire investment bank from within....
20:26, 05/02/2019

U.S. government report on housing finance reform is 'essentially done' -regulator The Trump administration's report on overhauling the country's housing market is "essentially done" and could be released in late August or September, the head of the U.S. housing finance regulator told Reuters in an interview Wednesday....
23:26, 07/17/2019

Two years into presidency, Macron refocusing economic reform drive When Emmanuel Macron became French president two years ago he promised a clean break with the past. Within months of taking office he had cut tax on companies and investors and made hiring and firing easier via changes to labor laws....
18:39, 05/13/2019

Marijuana retailers ask Congress for financial reform, access to banks Owners of cannabis companies told a Senate committee Tuesday that they are forced by federal law to operate as cash-only businesses, making it difficult to pay taxes and creating safety concerns....
00:52, 07/24/2019

Ahead of G7 summit, Macron presses U.S. to help reform taxes on big tech French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday U.S. tech giants paid unfairly low taxes, failing to contribute to the common good, and urged Washington to help reform the global corporate tax code....
21:26, 08/21/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico’s Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country’s Senate rejected legislation previously passed in the lower house...
00:39, 05/02/2019

BDC leverage reform grows divide between large and small players NEW YORK, May 20 (LPC) - A legislative change that has doubled the leverage cap for Business Development Companies (BDC) is set to fuel further bifurcation between larger and smaller platforms, as many start to get approval to increase debt on the ba...
17:52, 05/20/2019

Boris Johnson filmed telling Tory members NHS 'needs reform' Frontrunner to be PM gives rabble-rousing speech at private garden partyToday’s political developments - live updatesBoris Johnson has been filmed at a private garden party telling Conservative members that the NHS absolutely needs to be reformed, as...
02:00, 06/26/2019

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

Several clubs declare opposition to proposed Champions League reform "Several European clubs from Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France and Portugal have publicly declared their opposition to a proposed creation of a nearly closed Champions League, saying that other clubs are also concerned."...
18:13, 06/07/2019

Renault may block Nissan reform over boardroom dispute: source Renault has signaled it will block reforms launched by alliance partner Nissan in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal unless it is granted representation on new board committees, a source close to the French carmaker said....
22:52, 06/09/2019

U.S. EPA asked to consider small business impact of E15, credit reform proposal The U.S. EPA needs to look more closely at how small businesses would be affected by its proposed rule to lift the summer ban on higher ethanol blends of gasoline and make changes to the biofuel credit market, the Small Business Administration's Offi...
01:00, 04/30/2019

The folly of free healthcare for everybody — in the world “Mexican immigration over the border is a good thing,” the late Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman said in a famous 1978 lecture, before stipulating, “but it’s only good so long as it’s illegal.”...
19:52, 07/03/2019

Undocumented Seniors Deserve Healthcare, Too Put this one under small victories. California will expand Medicaid to undocumented adults between the ages of 19 and 25, making all undocumented adults under 26 eligible for Medicaid—if, like California citizens, they make under $17,236, or a bit mo...
20:39, 06/10/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Abortion gets only a brief nod in debates Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:13, 08/01/2019

A quiet healthcare crisis in dentistry Few things are more concerning than kids without access to quality medical care. That’s especially true when the kids in question have special needs. Yet at this very moment, tens of thousands of special-needs kids struggle to find basic dental care....
18:13, 08/05/2019

Unions Shouldn't Have to Fight for Healthcare From the beginning of last night’s Democratic debate, the many no-name moderates on stage went after Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren over their support for Medicare for All. This was predictable, but one particular line of attack was more d...
23:39, 07/31/2019

Don't be fooled: No 2020 candidate can fix healthcare Presidential candidates have a history of failing to deliver on their healthcare promises. President Trump once promised that all Americans would have insurance, but the uninsured population remains sizable. Before him, President Barack Obama promise...
23:13, 06/26/2019

Four senior healthcare expenses no one warns you about Prepare for these -- they may be costlier than you think. Dental care, vision care, hearing services, and long-term care can be very expensive.        ...
18:26, 05/17/2019

No, transparency will not cause healthcare prices to rise On June 24, former Oklahoma Rep. Ernest Istook, a Republican, challenged the wisdom of an executive order President Trump signed that same day. Without having seen the executive order (the opinion piece was written before the order was published), Is...
07:39, 06/26/2019

Okadoc wants to disrupt the healthcare space Finding the right doctor can take some time if you are not familiar with the medical care available in the area. It could also be challenging to get an appointment with a doctor in the UAE despite the country offering hi-tech healthcare industry and ...
11:26, 05/07/2019

Report says migrant healthcare flawed TUCSON – A new report says hospital and immigration enforcement policies are having a negative impact on migrant healthcare. “It really shows flaws in our system where someone who is doing a great job for our society and has training as a...
08:26, 06/11/2019

These are the airlines and hotels with the most-satisfied travelers, according to new survey When it comes to customer satisfaction, airlines and travel websites seem to be moving in the right direction in pleasing patrons. Hotels? Not so much.        ...
16:52, 04/30/2019

Investors stay bullish on U.S. Treasuries - survey Bond investors remained at their most bullish on longer-dated U.S. Treasuries in about 8-1/2 years as trade tension between China and United States spurred a safe-haven stampede into the bond market, a J.P. Morgan survey showed on Wednesday....
21:00, 05/29/2019

Investors most neutral on U.S. Treasuries since January - survey Bond investors turned the most neutral on longer-dated U.S. Treasuries in about five months as U.S. President Donald Trump calling off tariffs on Mexico offset weaker-than-expected data on U.S. payrolls in May, a J.P. Morgan survey showed on Tuesday....
20:00, 06/11/2019

Teens don't believe they'll be financially independent from parents by 30: Survey More than 30% of teens don't believe they'll be financially independent from their parents by 30, according to a new study from Junior Achievement and Citizens Bank....
17:39, 04/29/2019

Survey reveals students’ hopes and fears about sex A survey of people aged 18 to 25 found that women are more interested in the quality of their sexual encounters, while men are more focused on quantity...
16:26, 07/10/2019

The Trump administration made a web survey. We have questions The White House has 16 questions about your experiences with ‘tech bias’. We have 16 questions for themThe Trump administration launched a web survey on Wednesday soliciting examples of alleged “tech bias” on social media.“SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS shou...
11:52, 05/16/2019

Apple already the No. 3 smartglasses player without a product, says survey Digi-Capital and Augmented World Expo dish out a bevy of takeaways in a research report on augmented reality and smartglasses, but they didn't quite expect Apple to be cited as a player even though it doesn't have a product....
17:52, 05/24/2019

Investors less bullish on U.S. bonds after rally -survey Bond investors dialed back their bullish bets on U.S. longer-dated government debt as escalating tensions between China and the United States touched off a massive bond market rally, a J.P. Morgan survey showed on Tuesday....
19:00, 08/06/2019

West skeptical of investment from China: survey Chinese investment is causing disquiet in a number of places, particularly in the US and Europe, according to a new survey. The sentiment poses a problem for Chinese firms seeking to expand their global footprint....
14:26, 05/20/2019

Survey: Youth baseball participation on the rise Between 2013 and 2018, the number of U.S. kids playing baseball and softball combined increased by nearly 3 million, according to annual surveys by the Sports Fitness & Industry Association....
02:52, 08/24/2019

Services Growth Sinks To One-Year Low In May: Survey A composite index, which measures both services and factory activity, remained unchanged at 51.7 in May, cushioned by a better manufacturing performance....
16:26, 06/05/2019

New survey reveals the sexiest accents in the world The sexiest accents in the world have been revealed according to a new survey. Buzz60's Sean Dowling has more.        ...
20:39, 04/29/2019

Many iPhone owners don't know if their device is 5G capable, according to survey Given the ubiquity of smartphones today, it’s fair to assume that not everyone is an expert on their device and its inner workings, but do you know what model you’re even using?A survey conducted by Decluttr on 2,000 smartphone owners i...
06:26, 07/03/2019

EU survey: European antisemitism has gotten worse in last 5 years Discrimination and antisemitism continues to be a significant problem for young European Jews and the situation could be getting worse, a new report by the European Union says....
18:52, 07/05/2019

Investors most neutral on U.S. Treasuries in five weeks - survey Bond investors were the most neutral about owning U.S. longer-dated government debt in five weeks, as the Federal Reserve signaled the economy does not warrant a change in interest rates in either direction right now, a J.P. Morgan survey showed on T...
17:52, 05/07/2019

EMS survey highlights FX traders’ platform predicament A reluctance to dispense with legacy technology, combined with heightened regulatory oversight and changing liquidity provision from banks, has seriously complicated the execution management system (EMS) selection process for FX traders....
03:52, 08/10/2019

Euromoney FX Survey 2019: Voting now closed Help us make Euromoney's 41st annual survey of the world's foreign exchange markets the most authoritative and comprehensive ranking possible....
19:52, 04/28/2019

Boston accent is somehow the second sexiest in America: survey Southie is so sexy. That’s the takeaway from travel company Big 7’s survey of its 1.5 million social media followers, which found the Boston accent is the second-“Sexiest Accent in the USA.” “One of America’s most imitat...
17:52, 05/15/2019

On Economic Survey, KV Subramanian Says Investment Is A Key Driver Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman table the Economic Survey 2018-19 in the Rajya Sabha, news agency ANI reported. As the flagship document of the finance ministry, the Economic Survey -- prepared......
11:13, 07/04/2019

Top 10 Takeaways From The India Economic Survey 2019 Amid a slowdown of economy, the government today said it is expecting a 7 per cent growth in the current financial year - up from the 6.8 per cent recorded in the last financial year. The Economic......
11:52, 07/04/2019

92% of US freelancers can't take a nonworking vacation, a new survey reveals. Here's why A study released Thursday by HoneyBook examined the vacation habits of self-employed Americans. What they found: 92% of freelancers say they work during vacation to avoid losing pay and clients....
22:13, 07/25/2019

Pee in the pool: survey reveals disturbing trends (WDIV) A new survey finds 40 percent of adults admit they’ve gone to the bathroom in a swimming pool, but that’s not the worst information uncovered. Americans will soon head to the pool as Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer s...
01:52, 05/22/2019

More than 1 in 3 Americans have been hacked or had their identity stolen: survey One in four people would be willing to buy back their private information from the black market, according to new research. A study of 2,000 people explored the value placed on private information available online and keeping their passwords secure &...
07:39, 08/16/2019

New Survey Says: Politicians Don’t Care About Black People Tired of politicians talking at, about, but never to, black people, a bevy of organizations joined to conduct the largest survey of black people in the United States since Reconstruction, entitled More Black than Blue: Politics + Power in the 2019 Bl...
23:13, 05/28/2019

New survey suggests MBAs might not be worth the cost Only 55 percent of students poised to earn MBAs from the nation’s top 25 business schools said they had received job offers with salaries of $100,000 or more — down from 81 percent last year....
07:26, 06/11/2019

Most older adults don't ask doctors about dementia, survey says Older adults may not be as worried about losing their memory as they should be, prompting concern from doctors that they won't seek help, a new study says....
19:26, 05/15/2019

AV-Comparatives Security Survey 2019 published Every year AV-Comparatives conducts a security survey asking users their opinion and preference on security products. In our global survey we ask users on various security related topics. The opinions and preferences from the end user community provi...
22:26, 05/01/2019

US women run themselves ragged while men kick back: survey A woman’s work is truly never done. New research has found that, in 2018, women put in longer hours at their jobs — and still spent more time caring for their kids and doing household chores than in previous years. They also got less sleep, less rela...
22:00, 06/20/2019

Survey: Companies add fewest jobs in 9 years in May WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in nine years, a private survey found, as manufacturers, construction firms and mining companies cut workers. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that businesses added just 27,000 jobs in May, t...
14:39, 06/05/2019

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget B...
05:13, 05/23/2019

Industry Body CII Lists 10 Reform Ideas To Boost Economic Growth In the pre-Budget consultation meeting with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) suggested 10 reform ideas to boost economic growth. According to a......
10:26, 06/13/2019

Trump calls for background checks, immigration reform after mass shootings President Trump on Monday called on lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to pass legislation requiring strong background checks for firearms purchases — and accused the media of fostering “the anger and rage that has built up over many ye...
18:13, 08/05/2019

Saudi Arabia easing male guardianship law: True reform or symbolic PR? Saudi women are treated as legal minors their entire lives — they even need permission from a male guardian to travel. This rule is set to be relaxed, but will it actually help lead to gender equality in the country?...
01:00, 07/23/2019

Brazil pension reform vote could begin Tuesday, end Wednesday: lawmaker Brazil's lower house could start voting on a sweeping pension reform bill on Tuesday, with the vote possibly wrapped up by late-Wednesday, the lower house leader of the New Party, a key government ally, said on Monday, after speaking with the chamber...
19:26, 08/05/2019

Brazil government insists on private accounts in pension reform: official Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro's chief of staff said on Thursday that he is working with congressional leaders and House Speaker Rodrigo Maia to keep private savings accounts as part of the text of the government's pension reform bill....
17:13, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. reform plan for Fannie, Freddie seen by Sept. -housing regulator The Trump administration's hotly anticipated blueprint for overhauling mortgage guarantors Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may not be published until September as the U.S. Treasury juggles several other pressing issues, the housing regulator told Reuters....
03:13, 07/18/2019

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following Reuters reports documenting squalid conditions in privately run military homes, senior committee st...
22:52, 05/23/2019

Protests abating, Macron sends PM to map out exit from reform 'death valley' President Emmanuel Macron will seek on Wednesday to rebuild momentum behind his measures to shake up the French economy now that yellow vest protests against him are abating and his popularity is picking up....
01:39, 06/12/2019

Kellyanne Conway: Democrats 'have to stop pretending that they want to reform our immigration laws' On “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway talked about a "big immigration package,” addressed President Trump's opinion on Special Counsel Robert Mueller potentially testifying before Congress and responded to backlash...
21:39, 05/07/2019

Donald Trump Proposes Tighter Gun Control Tied To Immigration Reform US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Republicans and Democrats to agree on tighter gun control, suggesting that new legislation could be linked to his pet project of immigration reform....
15:52, 08/05/2019

John Oliver Goes to Work for Prison Labor Reform on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver returned to one of his favorite topics: The criminal justice system in the United States. He has covered prosecutors, the use of lethal injections, mandatory minimum sentences, and the...
02:39, 08/06/2019

Democratic candidate Joe Biden unveils criminal justice reform plan Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden unveiled a sweeping criminal justice reform plan Tuesday that aims to lower incarceration rates, end mandatory minimum sentences and eliminate racial disparities in sentencing. The former vice presidentR...
19:52, 07/23/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks down, Brazil shares up on hopes of reform While most Latin American stocks weakened on Monday, Brazil shares rose sharply after a pro-government march mounted pressure on Congress to pass reforms seen as crucial to the economy. Sao Paulo's Bovespa stock index jumped 1.2% on broad-based g...
20:00, 05/27/2019

Kim Kardashian West thanks Ivanka Trump for support on criminal justice reform Kim Kardashian West tweeted her gratitude toward Ivanka Trump Thursday after speaking at the White House on behalf of those attempting to return to the workforce after prison.  ...
10:00, 06/14/2019

Pete Buttigieg's Supreme Court Reform Plan Is Dumb as Hell 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to overhaul the Supreme Court, and although it’s probably impossible to get any worse than the system we have now, Mayor Pete sure is giving it the old college try....
20:39, 06/03/2019

NY district attorneys protest lack of funding for criminal justice reform The head of the District Attorneys Association of New York slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature for leaving prosecutors in the lurch — saying they approved an overhaul of criminal justice laws without providing adequate funding. Albany...
02:39, 07/09/2019

Julián Castro unveils police reform plan in presidential campaign Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday released a plan to overhaul policing in the United States, with an eye on preventing the police shootings of unarmed people of color that have prompted outrage....
18:13, 06/03/2019

KPMG eyes pensions sale amid audit reform demands KPMG is drawing up secret plans to sell one of its largest advisory businesses as it grapples with reforms aimed at curbing the scale of the big four accountancy firms' consulting work for audit clients....
18:00, 06/28/2019

Florida authorities will probe boys reform school where at least 55 burials were identified Florida authorities announced Thursday they will officially begin examining the grounds of a former boys reform school in Florida in mid-July to determine if it was a crime scene where dozens of former students may have died and been buried. ...
03:13, 06/22/2019

Brazil Congress readies pension reform vote, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress began final debates on Wednesday ahead of a vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system, as expectations of the bill's passage pushed Brazilian financial markets to historic highs....
21:39, 07/10/2019

Broken promises and lost funding: how Mississippi prison reform failed It was a model on which the Trump administration based its criminal justice reform efforts. But it isn’t workingLast November, as he rallied support for federal prison reform, Donald Trump visited Gulfport, Mississippi, touting the legislation and wh...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Germany, Austria, Netherlands impede euro zone reform - Juncker The Netherlands, Austria "and all too often Germany" are preventing deeper euro zone integration, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told German newspaper Handelsblatt....
22:00, 05/02/2019

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA), to press for market reforms that enhance transparency and create more u...
00:52, 05/03/2019

What Tiffany Cabán's Likely Win in Queens Means for the Future of Criminal Justice Reform 31-year-old public defender Tiffany Caban is projected to be the Democratic nominee for district attorney in a borough home to almost 2.4 million people....
01:13, 06/27/2019

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez skates on 2015 robbery Prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez on Monday after he made good on a pledge to go to college. “Pursuant to the agreement made on October 9, 2018, in which Pedro Hernandez would provide proof in Ma...
06:13, 06/04/2019

Timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown - China's Tiananmen protests Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, when Chinese troops opened fire on their own people....
11:39, 05/27/2019

Wealthier Americans pay greater tax share under Bill de Blasio reform plan Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio unveiled a major tax reform plan Thursday to hike taxes for the wealthiest Americans and most profitable corporations -- just hours after he promised to "tax the hell out of" the rich....
01:13, 08/02/2019

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

Colorado school shooting prompts Dem presidential hopefuls to call for gun reform After a Colorado school shooting left one student dead and seven more injured on Tuesday, Democrats vying for the White House in 2020 renewed calls for stricter gun legislation....
13:26, 05/08/2019

Dodd-Frank's Terrible Excuse For Financial Reform Sadly Lives On As described in my book, Jimmy Stewart Is Dead, the way to keep banks from gambling with the financial system is to prohibit their borrowing and establish the Federal Financial Authority (FFA) to verify and disclose in real-time the assets they hold....
14:09, 05/01/2019

Sanders unveils criminal justice reform plan in South Carolina The proposal calls for ending for-profit prisons, setting national standards for the use of force by police officers and halving the prison population....
07:39, 08/19/2019

Criminal Justice Reform Is Proving a Tricky Subject for Many of These 2020 Democrats From health care to climate change, the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders has a number of complex subjects to tackle in stump speeches, interviews and debates. But few are proving as thorny as criminal justice reform, often for very...
04:39, 07/03/2019

House Judiciary Committee Will Return Early to Advance Gun Reform Bills In the wake of multiple mass shootings in recent weeks that have claimed dozens of lives in several states, some lawmakers are willing to cut short their vacations to return to Washington for more work on gun reform....
18:39, 08/18/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Workplace temperatures in the hot seat Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:39, 07/23/2019

Democratic-Run States Are Experimenting With Healthcare, and It's Not Looking Good Slick California governor and ex-husband to the current girlfriend of the dumbest of the president’s sons Gavin Newsom is hitting the road to sell his healthcare plan, according to the LA Times. This will be a tough sell, because the plan is very bad...
21:00, 05/15/2019

'Like any other job': Indian sex workers lobby for pensions and healthcare Five million sex workers vow to vote en bloc in national elections in effort to have rights acknowledgedSex workers across India are lobbying candidates in the country’s general election to support their demands for better health and welfare services...
11:52, 05/16/2019

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-S&P 500 near flat as healthcare in spotlight The S&P 500 was little changed in afternoon trading on Thursday, with healthcare stocks mixed after the Trump administration withdrew a rule that would kill rebates....
00:39, 07/12/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Tug of war over drug pricing bill Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:39, 07/24/2019

France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs and the new policy - which has drawn the fire of alternative medicine advocates - will take full effect in 2021, the healthcare minister said on Tuesday....
00:39, 07/10/2019

Daily on Healthcare: How Trump could expand Obamacare Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:52, 07/09/2019

Joe Biden's healthcare plan would be Obamacare on steroids Joe Biden on Monday outlined a healthcare proposal that, while less disruptive than rival plans to socialize the U.S. health insurance system, would still dramatically increase the price tag of Obamacare and likely erode employer insurance....
02:26, 07/16/2019

Biden slams Harris for 'have-it-every-which-way' healthcare plan Joe Biden's campaign slammed Sen. Kamala Harris for releasing a "have-it-every-which-way" healthcare plan that both tries to take from Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All Act, while allowing some plans to be administered by private insurers....
22:00, 07/29/2019

Brazilian healthcare CIOs plan IoT boost The next two years will see an increase in investment in the technologies, but leaders face digitization and interoperability challenges, according to research....
23:52, 08/05/2019

DHL says it will invest $150 million to expand U.S. healthcare business Deutsche Post DHL Group on Thursday said it will spend $150 million this year to expand its U.S. healthcare distribution network capacity by roughly 40 percent....
17:00, 06/13/2019

UnitedHealth to buy healthcare payments firm Equian for $3.2 bln -WSJ UnitedHealth Group Inc has agreed to buy health-care payments firm Equian LLC from its private-equity owner New Mountain Capital for about $3.2 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
02:26, 06/21/2019

No, Joe Biden's healthcare plan won't let you keep your private insurance This week, Joe Biden released his healthcare plan. The proposal aims to "protect and build on Obamacare," most notably by creating a public option, which would allow anyone to buy into a government-sponsored plan....
21:39, 07/19/2019

| Modi healthcare scheme won hearts, and votes While India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's nationalist tub-thumping has been widely credited with his recent election win, another factor was one he kept relatively quiet about: Modicare....
15:39, 05/29/2019

Identity governance and administration for the healthcare gig economy As the gig economy continues to expand, healthcare organizations face electronic health information privacy and security concerns that can leave them facing HIPAA violation penalties. As the malpractice insurance costs increase, the healthcare i...
13:39, 05/30/2019

NHS offers Singapore advice on healthcare security Having gone through the mayhem of Wannacry, UK healthcare agency National Health Service underscores the importance of investing in and building up cybersecurity defences as well as ensuring the leadership team recognises the importance of security....
04:39, 04/29/2019

S&P 500 slips as healthcare drags, investors eye G20 summit The S&P 500 edged lower on Monday as losses by healthcare companies overshadowed gains in the technology sector, while investors awaited U.S. President Donald Trump's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit this week....
23:26, 06/24/2019

Risks of dying from pneumonia Pneumonia is a disease that can kill. Risk factors include age, with very young children and older adults at a higher risk than others. Existing medical conditions are another risk factor. However, people can also recovery from pneumonia. Learn more ...
03:00, 06/26/2019

Emmy voters get it right (mostly) Emmy voters spread the wealth among shows old and new, including the usual preference for movie stars and a record number of nominations for 'Game of Thrones.'...
20:26, 07/16/2019

Pew survey: 60% in US hold dim view of China amid trade war Rising tensions over trade have dimmed Americans' opinions of China. A new Pew Research Center poll finds that 60% say they have an unfavorable view.        ...
00:00, 08/14/2019

AMD is on a winning streak – so why does Steam Hardware Survey not show that? Every month the Steam Hardware Survey is released, giving us an idea of the type of hardware PC gamers using Steam are running, but it always suggests disappointing results for AMD compared to Intel and Nvidia – and AMD thinks it knows why.In ...
14:13, 07/25/2019

TechRadar 2019 Mobile Network Survey - it's time to have your say This year has seen many exciting developments in the mobile phone market - making it even harder to decide on a carrier for the device most of us can't live without, which is why TechRadar is launching its latest survey on wh...
20:13, 07/11/2019

Investors turn bullish on U.S. Treasuries before Fed meeting - survey Bond investors turned bullish again on longer-dated U.S. Treasuries ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting where officials are expected to signal they are prepared to lower interest rates later this year, a J.P. Morgan survey showed on Tuesday....
18:26, 06/18/2019

Bangladesh, UNHCR to survey Rohingya regarding return to Myanmar Bangladesh will work with the United Nations refugee agency to determine if more than 3,000 Rohingya refugees will accept Myanmar's offer to return home, an official said on Monday, nearly a year after a major repatriation plan failed....
17:13, 08/19/2019

Dad bods are more attractive to women than rock hard abs: survey Men with a slight belly and a distinct lack of cheese grater abs are officially “more attractive” than they were in the past. Dad bods have been a “thing” since around 2016 and according to Planet Fitness, the modern body type...
23:52, 06/17/2019

Economists See Greater Chance of September Rate Cut: WSJ Survey Economists’ expectations for a September Federal Reserve rate cut rose sharply this month, along with their expectations for a recession in the next year....
00:39, 08/09/2019

New York smokers huffy over new second-hand smoke survey Big Apple smokers have a message for their cigarette-hating coworkers — butt out. Smokers interviewed by the Post Tuesday were less than pleased with a new study that found the vast majority of New Yorkers don’t want co-workers — or...
07:52, 08/21/2019

Migration more worrying than climate change for Europeans: survey While climate change is growing in the public consciousness, migration is still the major issue for more EU citizens, according to the results of the European Commission's biannual Eurobarometer public opinion survey....
13:52, 08/06/2019

Harris now trailing just Biden, Sanders after Dem debates: survey Sen. Kamala Harris’ breakout moment in last Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate when she confronted Joe Biden propelled her to third place behind the former vice president and Sen. Bernie Sanders, a poll released Sunday revealed. In...
04:26, 07/01/2019

Vive’s catching up to Rift in Steam’s May hardware survey Steam's May hardware survey shows that Oculus Rift got 45.62% of overall VR usage on Steam. Vive and Vive Pro, meanwhile, total 42.59% of the shareRead More...
05:39, 05/12/2019

NBA offseason survey: Led by Kawhi, Clippers dominate chatter Which free-agent moves were the best? Worst? Most surprising? And after all that, which team emerged as title favorites? We surveyed 20 coaches, scouts and executives to find out....
15:13, 07/24/2019

France is the most vaccine-skeptic nation in the world: survey LONDON, – Trust in vaccines – one of the world’s most effective and widely-used medical products – is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where skepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to per...
00:13, 06/20/2019

Survey: China’s factory activity declines in June BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory activity contracted in June, adding to pressure on Beijing to shore up economic growth amid a costly tariff war with Washington. A monthly index released Sunday by an official industry group, the China Federation ...
09:52, 06/30/2019

Holocaust survey exposes gaps in Austrians' knowledge A new survey has found that many Austrians lack basic knowledge of the Nazi genocide — even though the notorious Mauthausen concentration camp was just outside of the city of Linz, and some of the key perpetrators of the Holocaust were Austrian....
09:13, 05/02/2019

Seafloor survey confirms earthquake risk near Istanbul By analyzing shifts in the seafloor, scientists were able to confirm, for the first time, the presence of significant tectonic strain along the North Anatolian fault in the Sea of Marmara....
18:26, 07/09/2019

Girls three times more likely to be victims of cyberbullying at school: survey There’s a rise in cyberbullying nationwide, with three times as many girls reporting being harassed online or by text message than boys, according to the National Center for Education Statistics....
15:52, 07/26/2019

Holocaust survey exposes gaps in Austrians’ knowledge The notorious Mauthausen concentration camp was just outside of Linz, and some of the key perpetrators of the Holocaust were Austrian, but a new survey finds many in the country lacking basic knowledge of the Nazi genocide...
07:13, 05/02/2019

JFK Airport ranks among best for amenities, but falls short everywhere else: survey If you enjoy airport amenities, JFK is tops in the nation – but if you’re seeking on-time flights and a short commute, you’re out of luck in the New York metro area, according to a new study. JFK, La Guardia and Newark Liberty airports range from abo...
21:26, 08/07/2019

Survey suggests 97% of Mac users are more productive after switching from Windows A new study suggests that after switching from a Windows PC to a Mac, 97% of enterprise users feel more productive.The survey was conducted by the Vanson Bourne market research firm for Jamf, which is a company that specialises in management solution...
16:00, 06/21/2019

Cost Of British Car Insurance Rises In Second Quarter-Survey The cost of an annual comprehensive motor insurance policy in Britain rose 3.5% in the second quarter of 2019, lifted by a rise in the cost of claims, a survey on Monday showed....
09:13, 07/15/2019

Relations between Brazil lawmakers, government improve: survey Relations between Brazilian lawmakers and the government are improving, a survey showed on Friday, boosting the chances that the Congress will approve pension reform that is President Jair Bolsonaro's main economic reform plan....
20:13, 06/28/2019

Democracy falls short for people around the world: survey Only half of the world's population thinks their country is democratic, a survey published on Tuesday found, with many Western Europeans viewing banks and social media as threats to democracy....
08:26, 06/25/2019

Economists See Greater Chance of September Rate Cut, WSJ Survey Says Economists’ expectations for a September Federal Reserve rate cut rose sharply this month, along with their expectations for a recession in the next year....
16:39, 08/08/2019

Nvidia RTX adoption slows down according to Steam hardware survey The latest Steam hardware survey is out, and it looks like Nvidia Turing graphics cards are ever so slowly gaining market share. The gains are led by the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060, which saw a 0.14% boost in May, but don't let that mislead yo...
00:26, 06/05/2019

Apple already the No. 3 smart glasses player without a product, says survey Digi-Capital and Augmented World Expo dish out a bevy of takeaways in a research report on augmented reality and smartglasses, but they didn't quite expect Apple to be cited as a player even though it doesn't have a product....
03:13, 05/30/2019

EU survey: European anti-Semitism has gotten worse in last 5 years Discrimination and anti-Semitism continues to be a significant problem for young European Jews and the situation could be getting worse, a new report by the European Union says....
20:26, 07/05/2019

Woodstock ‘Took on a Life of its Own,’ Recent Archaeological Survey Reveals The 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival is fast approaching, and though the iconic cultural event still resides within living memory, the site is now the subject of archaeological inquiry. As new research shows, Woodstock was more even m...
21:39, 06/25/2019

Services Activity Reverses Course, Surges in July: Survey The IHS Markit Services Purchasing Managers' Index rose to a one year high of 53.8 in July, up from 49.6 in June and comfortably above the 50-mark that separates growth from contraction....
18:39, 08/05/2019

Survey reveals that less than 50% of Apple iPhone owners know which model they use Decluttr is a site that sells refurbished smartphones, tablets, and other tech gear. It recently conducted a survey (via iDropNews) among 2,000 phone owners and discovered some interesting things. First of all, those who own a flagship Samsung Galaxy...
03:52, 07/03/2019

General Fiscal Deficit Pegged At 5.8% In Economic Survey In the interim Budget presented in February, the government had revised upward its fiscal deficit target to 3.4 per cent of GDP for 2018-19, from the previously estimated 3.3 per cent....
11:13, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Survey company Dynata up for sale for more than $3 bln -sources Buyout firms Court Square Capital Management LP and HGGC LLC are exploring the sale of Dynata LLC, a U.S. survey research company whose value could exceed $3 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
23:26, 07/17/2019

Survey reveals Europe's worst car hire firm UK consumer group Which? ranks car rental companies across Europe from best to worst. Find out the car hire companies it recommends and those it says to avoid....
17:39, 05/06/2019

How do you go online? More of you are choosing phone over home broadband, Pew survey says Pew survey found that 37% of adults primarily use a smartphone, to connect online at home, compared to 19% in 2013. Many left home broadband behind.       ...
18:13, 06/13/2019

Americans Are Some of the Most Stressed-Out People in the World, a New Global Survey Says Americans are some of the most stressed-out people in the world, according to Gallup’s annual Global Emotions report. For the report, Gallup polled about 1,000 adults in countries around the world last year about the emotions they’d exper...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Name Airports After Top Taxpayers In A Decade, Economic Survey Suggests The Economic Survey 2019, a comprehensive report presented to parliament a day before the budget, outlined a number of steps to encourage people to pay taxes. Outlining a blueprint to reach Prime......
14:52, 07/04/2019

U.S. millennials prefer video games to traditional pay TV -survey More American millennials now subscribe to a video game service than to a traditional paid television service, according to a survey on Monday, as consumers favor new forms of entertainment that are shifting the broader media landscape....
22:26, 06/10/2019

Real GDP Growth Projected At 7% For 2019-20 In Economic Survey GDP or gross domestic product growth is projected at 7 per cent in financial year 2019-20, according to the Economic Survey, tabled in Parliament by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday.......
08:39, 07/04/2019

Vietnam says Chinese oil survey vessels violated its sovereignty Vietnam said on Friday a Chinese oil survey vessel and its escorts had conducted activities in Vietnam's exclusive economic zone and continental shelf that violated its sovereignty....
15:52, 07/19/2019

PM Modi Is 2019's Most Admired Man In India, Survey Shows Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most admired man in India and sixth most admired in the world, according to a survey conducted by UK-based market research firm....
04:39, 07/20/2019

More U.S. millennials subscribe to video games than traditional pay TV: survey More American millennials now subscribe to a video game service than to a traditional paid television service, according to a survey on Monday, as consumers favor new forms of entertainment that are shifting the broader media landscape....
22:52, 06/10/2019

Japan's pro-constitution reform forces fall short of 2/3 upper house majority: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday but his coalition and allies fell short of a two-thirds majority needed to begin revising the pacifist constitution, public broadcaster NHK sai...
04:39, 07/22/2019

Millennials' financial futures at stake in Social Security reform debate, Republicans say Congressional lawmakers want to extend Social Security's solvency. But they also want to make sure millennials will get as much money out as they pay in....
00:00, 07/26/2019

Trump says he'll call Congress back to Washington if GOP and Dems get 'close' on gun reform plan Trump also says he's "in favor" of background checks, and reiterates his support for "red flag" laws preventing mentally ill people from accessing firearms....
21:52, 08/07/2019

Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
04:13, 07/13/2019

With flowers and personal stories, Japan sexual abuse survivors seek reform Sexual abuse victims and their supporters rallied in nine cities around Japan this week to protest against recent court acquittals of alleged rapists and urge reform of the nation's anti-rape law....
08:26, 06/12/2019

Japan pro-constitution reform forces fall short of 2/3 upper house majority: NHK Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc won a solid majority in Japan's upper house election on Sunday, but his coalition and its other allies fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to push ahead with revising the pacifist constitution, a proje...
19:13, 07/21/2019

Trump presses China to reverse stance on structural reform if it wants trade deal President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was holding up a trade deal with China and had no interest in moving ahead unless Beijing agrees again to four or five "major points" that Trump did not specify....
20:26, 06/11/2019

Nadler says Trump's call for immigration reform after shootings reminds him of Nazi Germany Jerry Nadler said that Trump's call for immigration reform in the wake of two weekend mass shootings that left 29 dead reminded the judiciary committee chairman of Nazi Germany....
17:26, 08/05/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks rise, Bovespa gains on reform hopes A Latin American stocks benchmark rose on Monday, boosted by shares in index heavyweight Brazil, while Latin American currencies were pressured by the dollar, with risk appetite capped by fears of worsening U.S.-China trade ties. Optimism regardi...
23:13, 05/20/2019

INDIA LIVE-Modi not compelled to reform, says investor, as coalition heads for runaway win May 23 (Reuters) - 0845 GMT: WHY SHOULD MODI CHANGE A WINNING FORMULA, ASKS AUTHOR, INVESTOR RUCHIR SHARMA Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi may not bring about major reform as he heads to a second term in office, said Ruchir Sharma, a global inves...
11:39, 05/23/2019

Japan upper house poll begins, Abe's constitutional reform hopes at stake Campaigning began on Thursday for Japan's July 21 upper house election, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc expected to keep a majority but perhaps with fewer seats, clouding hopes of achieving his goal of revising the pacifist constitution....
04:00, 07/04/2019

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement regarding Illinois pension reform: "CBOE Holdings joins the Illinois State Chamber, the Civic Comm...
10:52, 05/02/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks gain, Brazil up on pension reform hopes An index of Latin American stocks rose on Wednesday, propped up by robust Brazilian shares gaining on optimism around a pension reform proposal, while most Latin American currencies firmed against a listless dollar. The latest round of U.S.-China...
02:00, 05/09/2019

'New blood' in Ukraine parliament will ease reform path: Zelenskiy party chief Ukraine can pass reforms to make politicians more accountable and lift a ban on the sale of farmland after lawmakers hostile to change are tossed out in a July snap election, the head of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party told Reuters....
17:39, 06/21/2019

Brazil pension reform can be saved with 100 billion reais turnaround: Economy Minister The Brazilian government's plans to overhaul its pension system can still be saved if lawmakers reverse changes to transition rules and concessions to legislative aides, Economy Minister Paulo Guedes told Reuters, holding out hope for a compromise....
19:26, 06/17/2019

Feds: Kushner’s criminal justice reform working, blacks benefit overwhelmingly The first report of the impact on the bipartisan criminal justice reform package pushed by top Trump aide Jared Kushner shows that it is working to cut sentences, especially for black prisoners....
01:52, 06/08/2019

Rapper Meek Mill, celebrity advocate for justice reform, granted new trial Meek Mill, a rapper who has become an advocate for reform of the U.S. criminal justice system, is entitled to a new trial on drugs and weapon charges that have kept him on probation for a decade, a Pennsylvania appeals court ruled on Wednesday....
20:26, 07/24/2019

Kim Kardashian Returns to the White House to Discuss Prison Reform: ''I Wanted to Do the Right Thing'' Kim Kardashian is all suited up and ready to talk prison reform. On Thursday, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star took Washington, D.C. by storm at the Second Chance Hiring and......
01:39, 06/14/2019

Kim Kardashian West Returns to the White House to Discuss Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House to speak at an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce. Kardashian West, who has been advocating for criminal just...
12:26, 06/14/2019

Huawei founder details 'battle mode' reform plan to beat U.S. crisis China's Huawei will spend more on production equipment this year to ensure supply continuity, cut redundant roles and demote inefficient managers as its grapples with a "live-or-die moment" in the wake of U.S. export curbs, founder Ren Zhengfei said....
17:52, 08/20/2019

Trump calls for mental health reform after shootings — but his policies threaten coverage Trump's critics and health policy experts say moves out of the White House have made and will make it more difficult for people to obtain the mental health-care that the president is advocating....
22:39, 08/06/2019

Huawei Founder Details 'Battle Mode' Reform Plan to Beat US Crisis Huawei will spend more on production equipment this year to ensure supply continuity, cut redundant roles and demote inefficient managers as its grapples with a "live-or-die moment" in the wake of US......
22:13, 08/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a 24-hour strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a government proposal to reform pensions, umbrella union group FUP said on Friday....
14:52, 06/14/2019

U.S. tech industry leaders: French digital service tax harms global tax reform Major tech firms and U.S. tech industry groups said on Monday that France's new digital services tax undermines the global tax regime and multilateral efforts to reform it....
00:00, 08/20/2019

Brazil needs concrete progress on reform to anchor inflation -central bank chief Concrete progress on Brazil's fiscal and economic reform agenda is crucial to a benign outlook for inflation, central bank President Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday, adding that current inflation expectations are in line with targets....
02:39, 07/05/2019

2020 election creates 'perfect storm' for drug price reform by year-end "While GOP leaders do not see drug pricing reform as a top priority, both Pelosi and Trump are very committed to having policy change," RBC's Brian Abrahams says....
20:39, 08/05/2019

Brazil pension reform bill would save 913 billion reais, government 'victory' An overhaul of Brazil's social security system will generate savings of 913.4 billion reais ($237 billion) over the next decade with changes to a draft bill proposed in a long-awaited congressional report presented on Thursday....
21:13, 06/13/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Pension reform prospects lift Brazil's real, stocks Brazil's currency and stocks rose on Thursday after a congressional committee in charge of analyzing the government's pension reform bill approved its main text. The draft bill, which analysts say is critical to improving Brazil's fiscal health ...
22:26, 07/04/2019

Dow breaches 27,000; healthcare in spotlight after Trump's decision on rebate U.S. stocks rose on Thursday on improved bets of an interest rate cut following Fed chief Jerome Powell's dovish remarks, while healthcare stocks were mixed after the Trump administration withdrew a rule that would kill rebates....
20:00, 07/11/2019

Lawmakers stuck on Obamacare in universal healthcare hearing Obamacare loomed large Wednesday during a House Democratic hearing meant to focus on "Medicare for all" and other forms of universal health coverage....
06:13, 06/13/2019

Healthcare is an attractive target for disruptive or destructive cyberattacks Financially motivated threat activity continues to pose a high-frequency and high-impact threat to healthcare organisations globally as cybercriminals seek to monetise personally identifiable information, protected health information and give access ...
15:00, 08/21/2019

Trump to order hospitals to be transparent about healthcare costs President Donald Trump will sign an executive order aimed at requiring hospitals to be more transparent about prices before charging patients for healthcare services, Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar said on Monday....
16:39, 06/24/2019

Dow tops 27,000 as Trump's decision on rebate boosts healthcare The Dow Industrials crossed 27,000 points for the first time and the S&P 500 was near record highs on Thursday, lifted by technology and healthcare stocks and raised bets of an interest rate cut following Fed chief Jerome Powell's dovish remarks....
17:39, 07/11/2019

S&P 500 dips as healthcare declines counter tech gains The S&P 500 ended lower on Wednesday as gains in technology stocks were offset by a drop in healthcare shares, and investors parsed mixed messages over prospects for a deal to end a trade war between the United States and China....
02:52, 06/27/2019

Democrats reveal divisions on healthcare during first presidential debate Democratic presidential contenders battled over healthcare coverage during their first debate on Wednesday, reflecting the party's divisions on whether to abolish private insurance and shift to a Medicare-for-All system....
04:26, 06/27/2019

By all means back healthcare tech, but only once it is shown to work It makes sense to champion high-tech innovations, but UK health minister Matt Hancock would do well to wait until they have been shown to work effectively...
19:13, 04/28/2019

Biden won't promise Americans they'll keep their doctor under his healthcare plan LAS VEGAS — Joe Biden struggled to answer whether he could promise the American people that they could keep their doctors under his healthcare proposal....
05:26, 07/21/2019

Kamala Harris' deeply unserious healthcare plan Sen. Kamala Harris on Monday unveiled her own healthcare plan intended to free her up from being attached to the Sen. Bernie Sanders plan she has endorsed. But the new plan would still eliminate people's current private insurance plans that cover abo...
22:00, 07/29/2019

‘Catastrophic’ healthcare costs put mothers and newborns at risk Pregnant women are putting their lives and their babies at risk because of “catastrophic” and prohibitive healthcare costs before, during and after childbirth, UNICEF said on Monday....
19:13, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 1-UnitedHealth to buy healthcare payments firm Equian for $3.2 bln -WSJ UnitedHealth Group Inc has agreed to buy healthcare payments firm Equian LLC from its private-equity owner New Mountain Capital for about $3.2 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
02:26, 06/21/2019

When survival is a popularity contest: the heartbreak of crowdfunding healthcare A growing number of Britons are turning to online fundraising for essential treatment in a desperate, ‘Dickensian’ attempt to get around NHS shortfalls. But does it work?Heather Bellamy’s March appointment at the Queen Elizabeth hospital in King’s Ly...
13:52, 05/20/2019

Top 5 Healthcare Startups & Digital Health Tech Disruptors Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improved delivery of healthcare and lower costs. Tech startups are leading the way by seizing opportunities...
00:52, 06/22/2019

Venezuela healthcare collapse: Four children die in same hospital this month Under a wooden arch decorated with white balloons in a small house in Caracas' largest slum, the body of 11-year-old Erick Altuve lay in a small coffin covered in cuddly toys and cartoon drawings, one of four children who have died this month in Vene...
20:39, 05/31/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Planned Parenthood drops out of Title X Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:26, 08/20/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Nurse practitioners fight for more freedom Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:27, 08/13/2019

'That's the end of that race!' - Trump knocks Democrats over healthcare for immigrants U.S. President Donald Trump knocked 10 Democratic presidential hopefuls on Thursday for pledging to cover healthcare for immigrants who live in the United States after coming to the country illegally....
05:13, 06/28/2019

Immigration, healthcare split Democrats on 2nd night of debates The second group of 10 candidates participating in the second round of the 2020 Democratic presidential debates Wednesday night was split distinctly on healthcare and immigration....
17:13, 08/01/2019

UPDATE 1-France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs and the new policy - which has drawn the fire of alternative medicine advocates - will take full effect in 2021, the healthcare minister said on Tuesday....
23:52, 07/09/2019

Cardiologist Eric Topol: 'AI can restore the care in healthcare' The doctor, geneticist and author talks about his new book on the future of our relationship with medicineEric Topol is an American cardiologist and geneticist – among his many roles he is founder and director of the Scripps Research Translational In...
14:13, 07/07/2019

El Rio hosts 15th Annual Healthcare for Homeless Breakfast TUCSON – National Association of Community Health Centers is raising awareness during National Health Center Week. The organization will celebrate America’s Health Center with different community events. In Tucson, the El Rio’s 15th Annual Healthcare...
23:52, 08/07/2019

Kamala Harris has a plan to pay for healthcare, but it'll probably lose money Kamala Harris tells us that her so-called "Medicare for all" plan will be paid for by taxing Wall Street — on the grounds that Bernie Sanders' idea taxes the middle classes too much. There are only two problems with this....
04:52, 08/02/2019

How the Healthcare System Fails People Who Don't Speak English When Samia Ali worked as a medical scribe in Rhode Island—assisting doctors by writing down what happened during patient visits—she saw everything there is to see about the intimacies of a patient-physician relationship....
18:52, 05/21/2019

Trump knocks Democratic candidates over healthcare for immigrants U.S. President Donald Trump, traveling in Asia for a G20 summit, knocked 10 Democratic presidential hopefuls from afar on Thursday for pledging to cover healthcare for immigrants who live in the United States after coming to the country illegally....
11:13, 06/28/2019

Kamala Harris defends varying healthcare answers: There's a 'their' there Kamala Harris claims she misunderstood the question Thursday when she seemingly re-endorsed the idea of forcing Americans off their private insurance in favor of a government option....
22:39, 06/28/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Congress considers ‘red flag’ legislation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
23:52, 08/07/2019

The UK's 'right' to healthcare doesn't stop a racial gap in maternal deaths The birth of a new royal baby is all the buzz: Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex welcomed a son this week who will now be seventh in line for the British throne. The story has once again piqued interest in maternal mortality rates, which hav...
14:13, 05/09/2019

Single-payer healthcare is a bust for baby boomers Like the United States, Canada is aging rapidly. By 2021, my native land will have more seniors than children under 14 for the first time in its history. It's no wonder nearly 9 in 10 Canadians are worried about the growing number of seniors who will...
19:26, 06/10/2019