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Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman gives $14M to Nxivm defense fund

Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman coughed up more than $14 million to fund the defense of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere, herself and other accused sex cult co...

Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman gives $14M to Nxivm defense fund

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Nxivm defense quotes ‘Mockingbird,’ Churchill in bombastic opening A defense attorney for Nxivm cult leader Keith Raniere quoted “To Kill a Mockingbird” and compared himself to Winston Churchill on Tuesday during his opening statement....
06:13, 05/08/2019

U.S. Vice President Pence received legal defense fund from Florida lawyer U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is the beneficiary of a legal defense fund set up to aid in expenses related to the 2016 election, according to disclosures the vice president made public on Thursday....
00:26, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter on the state of the defense sector Ash Carter, former U.S. defense secretary during the Obama administration who is currently with Harvard's Belfer Center, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the defense sector, including the mega-merger between United Technologies and Raytheon....
16:52, 06/11/2019

Sentenced for scams, fake heiress not sorry ‘for anything’ NEW YORK (AP) — A con artist who was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for swindling banks, hotels and wealthy New Yorkers says she’s not sorry for anything she did. Anna Sorokin told The New York Times that she regrets only the way she w...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Fake German heiress gets 4-12 years behind bars A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Judge Diane Kiesel says she was "stunned by the depth of the defendant's deception." (May 9)    ...
02:26, 05/10/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin: I’d be lying if I said I was sorry “The thing is, I’m not sorry,” jail-bound unrepentant fake heiress Anna Sorokin says in a new interview. “I’d be lying to you and to everyone else and to myself if I said I was sorry for anything,” Sorokin told The New York Times. “I regret the way I...
07:26, 05/11/2019

Heiress and fashion icon Gloria Vanderbilt dies Gloria Vanderbilt, the "poor little rich girl" heiress at the center of a scandalous custody battle of the 1930s and the designer jeans queen of the 1970s and '80s, died on Monday at 95, according to her son, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper....
18:00, 06/17/2019

Heiress And Jeans Queen Gloria Vanderbilt Dies At 95 American heiress Gloria Vanderbilt, a designer and artist who became one of the most chronicled socialites of her era, died Monday after a battle with stomach cancer, her son announced. She was 95......
02:13, 06/18/2019

Anna Sorokin: the fake heiress who fooled everyone | podcast For years Sorokin passed herself off as ‘Anna Delvey’, a German heiress worth $60m. Today she will be sentenced in New York and faces up to 15 years in prison. Hadley Freeman discusses how Sorokin was eventually exposed and why her case has attracted...
09:26, 05/09/2019

Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, jeans queen, dies at 95 NEW YORK (AP) — Gloria Vanderbilt, the “poor little rich girl” heiress at the center of a scandalous custody battle of the 1930s and the designer jeans queen of the 1970s and ’80s, died on Monday at 95, according to her son, CNN anc...
18:13, 06/17/2019

Gloria Vanderbilt, Heiress and Jeans Queen, Dies at 95 Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her life as the “poor little rich girl” of the Great Depression, survived family tragedy and multiple marriages and reigned during the 1970s and ’80s as a designer-jeans pioneer, ...
19:39, 06/17/2019

German heiress impostor sentenced to prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday to 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
15:26, 05/10/2019

Heiress downplays factory's forced labor use during Holocaust The Bahlsen biscuit empire heiress sparked outrage after claiming forced workers were "well" treated during World War II. Despite her apologies, the case has reignited debate over Germany's remembrance culture....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Fake German heiress faces sentencing in NY fraud case NEW YORK (AP) — A fake German heiress who swindled tens of thousands of dollars from New York banks and hotels is set to learn her punishment. Anna Sorokin will be sentenced Thursday in state court following her conviction for theft of services and g...
09:00, 05/09/2019

German heiress imposter sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday from four to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
11:39, 05/10/2019

Fake heiress who dazzled New York elite gets 4 to 12 years for fraud A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam New York hotels, fashionable friends and banks with a blizzard of forged documents was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison on Thursday after a jury convicted her of fraud last month....
01:13, 05/10/2019

Gloria Vanderbilt, New York artist, model, heiress and socialite, dies at 95 Son Anderson Cooper says she lived life ‘on her own terms’Obituary: Gloria Vanderbilt, 1924-2019Gloria Vanderbilt, an American heiress who became a successful model, designer, writer and artist, has died, her son Anderson Cooper announced on Monday o...
20:13, 06/17/2019

Anna Sorokin: The story of the fake German heiress who stiffed art world Once an art magazine intern, Anna Delvey, aka Anna Sorokin, created a jet-setting lifestyle for herself on others' dimes. She now faces up to 15 years in prison. Here's the con artist's story....
15:13, 05/09/2019

Fake Heiress Anna Delvey-Sorokin Sentenced to Up to 12 Years in Prison UPDATE: A judge sentenced Anna Delvey-Sorokin today to 4-12 years in prison. Additionally, she was fined $24,000 and owes $198,956.19 in restitution. "As proven at trial, Anna......
06:13, 05/10/2019

Faux German heiress gets 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding NYC banks, hotels A faux German heiress, found guilty last month of swindling some $200,000 through a series of scams, was sentenced Thursday to four to 12 years behind bars....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Anna Sorokin: fake German heiress sentenced to up to 12 years in prison Sorokin, 28, guilty of deception worth more than $200,000Judge: ‘She was blinded by the glitter and glamour of New York’A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years in prison for defrauding hotels, restaurants, a pri...
22:39, 05/09/2019

Fake heiress who dazzled New York elite sentenced to up to 12 years in prison A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam boutique New York hotels and fashionable friends was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison on Thursday after a jury in state court found her guilty of fraud last month....
21:52, 05/09/2019

Fake heiress who dazzled New York's fashion elite to be sentenced for fraud A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam boutique New York hotels and fashionable friends in a confetti parade of bad checks will be sentenced in a state court on Thursday after a jury......
19:52, 05/09/2019

Anna Sorokin: The story of the fake German heiress who stiffed the art world Once an art magazine intern, Anna Delvey, aka Anna Sorokin, created a jet-setting lifestyle for herself on others' dimes. She now faces up to 15 years in prison. Here's the con artist's story....
16:52, 05/09/2019

German biscuit heiress draws ire with remark on Nazi forced labor The heiress of a German biscuits empire has stirred outrage after she appeared to play down the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work at the family business under Nazi rule....
14:13, 05/14/2019

Heiress accused of faking million-dollar wedding says hubby knew it was a sham The heiress accused of faking her own million-dollar wedding as a PR stunt has emails to prove her “groom” knew their marriage wasn’t legally binding, a new court filing claims....
04:13, 05/16/2019

German cookie heiress defends family's Nazi-era forced labor policy Backlash is growing after an heiress to a German biscuit empire shrugged off the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work in her family's business under Nazi rule....
21:00, 05/15/2019

NYC jury convicts phony 'heiress' Anna Sorokin of swindling friends, banks A New York court has convicted a woman on various charges after investigators said she swindled friends and vendors and defrauded banks out of thousands of dollars while pretending to be a German heiress named....
19:13, 04/28/2019

German woman who faked being an heiress to defraud hotels, banks gets 4-12 years in prison The 28-year-old, who had played with her own tabloid image during the trial by wearing stylish dresses to court, looked despondent as the verdict was announced. She pressed her hand to her face and squeezed her eyes shut, appearing to hold back tears...
03:39, 05/11/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin gets 4 to 12 years in prison for high-society scam Fake heiress Anna Sorokin, who scammed her way into the highest echelons of New York society, was sentenced Thursday to four to 12 years in prison. “I am stunned by the depths of the defendant’s deception, her labyrinthine lies that kept her co...
22:39, 05/09/2019

From New York’s fake heiress to Donald Trump, we’re living in the age of the scam | Hadley Freeman Everywhere you look, there are people who have figured out ways to game our shoddy systemUnless you are Bob Dylan in the 60s, or Bret Easton Ellis in the 90s, it is very hard to capture the zeitgeist when you are still living through it. But while I ...
13:13, 05/11/2019

Anna Sorokin trial: Fake heiress found guilty of fraud sentenced up to 12 years prison A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress and swindled tens of thousands of dollars from banks, hotels and friends has been handed a four to 12 year prison sentence by a US court....
22:52, 05/09/2019

Ex-Nxivm disciple: Torture was a way of life Torture was a way of life in the Nxivm sex cult, a former disciple testified Monday. Sick Svengali Keith Raniere wanted his collection of female sex “slaves” viciously spanked with studded sex toys, had them branded in excruciatingly painful procedur...
06:52, 05/21/2019

Nxivm ‘slave’ got $900 shipment of sex toys, witness says Testimony in the Nxivm trial turned steamy Friday as a witness described in graphic detail more than $900 in sex toys purchased by one of Keith Raniere’s alleged slaves. The bevy of X-rated items included a hanging rubber strap cage for $299.95, stud...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Nxivm leader was paranoid he was being spied on: witness Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere was a paranoid nutcase convinced that he was being spied on by authorities, a former high-ranking Nxivm member testified Thursday. Raniere, also known to his followers as “Vanguard” or “Grandmas...
22:39, 05/09/2019

Nxivm ‘sex slave’ says she had to sign non-compete contract Nxivm’s sex slaves had to demonstrate the ultimate loyalty toward their masters — by inking non-compete contracts, a former member testified Monday. The ex-slave, referred to as Nicole in Brooklyn federal court, said her “master,’’ “Smallville’’ TV a...
21:26, 06/10/2019

Nxivm leader hid from me when I escaped his captivity: witness Accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere is such a coward that he hid from a woman he’d ordered held captive in a room for two years, after she finally escaped the psychological torture chamber to confront him, she testified Wednesday. “I remember Keith...
07:26, 05/30/2019

Apartment rented by Nxivm exec was actually used for sex slave While the upstate New York hideaway was rented by bookkeeper Kathy Russell, it was secretly inhabited by "Grandmaster" Keith Raniere's first sex slave Camila, according to multiple sources and court records....
06:13, 06/04/2019

Nxivm ‘slave’ says joining sex cult derailed her life: ‘It was a lie’ Brooklyn jurors heard from yet another alleged Nxivm sex slave on Thursday who said her academic dreams and enrollment in an elite Swiss boarding school were derailed when she joined the group in 2002. The now-33-year-old Mexican woman, identified on...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Sex slaves’ identities to be kept secret at Nxivm leader’s trial The identities of women who claim to be former sex slaves of accused Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere will be not be made public, a judge ruled — as a jury was impaneled Monday for the upcoming trial. The decision was revealed during a court heari...
22:13, 05/06/2019

Witness accuses doctor of branding Nxivm ‘sex slaves’ This is the doctor accused of branding Nxivm’s alleged sex slaves — and she’s a member of the cult’s twisted master-slave group, a witness said Thursday. Mark Vicente identified a picture of a bikini-clad Dr. Danielle Roberts for ju...
23:39, 05/16/2019

'Everything was just lies': how alleged sex cult Nxivm deceived its victims As the trial of the group’s founder, Keith Raniere, begins, experts say people attracted to change are vulnerable to manipulative ‘cultish group behavior’The federal courthouse in Brooklyn provided a bland judicial setting for some startling testimon...
13:13, 05/11/2019

Nxivm ‘slave’ gives jurors look inside alleged sex cult A Nxivm sex cult “slave’’ took the stand in Brooklyn federal court Tuesday to reveal the twisted inner workings of the upstate group. The woman, referred to on the stand as Sylvie to protect her identity, described how she was recruited to the group ...
02:26, 05/08/2019

Nxivm leader Raniere gets creepy on camera in ‘sex lair’ Brooklyn jurors got a peak Monday into the sex-obsessed mind of Nxivm guru Keith Raniere — and the lair where he allegedly bedded female slaves. “It’s a man-den office,” witness Mark Vicente testified in federal court as prose...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Nxivm leader shunned ‘slave’ after she kissed another man: testimony Accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere once refused to talk to one of his "slaves" for more than three years — because she kissed another man, the woman claimed Tuesday....
05:26, 05/29/2019

Choco Leibniz biscuit heiress apologises over 'thoughtless' Nazi labour comments The heiress of a German biscuit empire has apologised for saying the family business "did nothing wrong" in its use of forced labour under Nazi rule....
12:13, 05/16/2019

Nxivm trial hears of debauchery and cruelty within alleged 'sex cult' Keith Rainiere, 58, accused of sex trafficking and other charges‘Slave master’ Lauren Salzman says: ‘He was my mentor’A top “slave master” in the alleged sex cult Nxivm said in testimony on Friday she herself was sexually and psychologically enslaved...
17:52, 05/18/2019

Jealous Nxivm leader allegedly had sex slave seduce rival Nxivm’s Keith Raniere was so jealous about a romantic rival that he instructed one of his sex slaves to seduce the younger man so the accused sex cult leader could keep tabs on him, a witness said Friday. The reputed slave, known only as Nicole...
01:13, 06/08/2019

Nxivm witness compares Keith Raniere to Scientology’s L. Ron Hubbard A witness likened Nxivm guru Keith Raniere to Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard Wednesday during the accused sex cult leader’s Brooklyn federal court trial. Cult Education Institute executive director Rick Ross testified that Nxivm was “a personalit...
09:39, 06/13/2019

Nxivm leader was writing twisted handbook on sex slavery: testimony Nxivm leader Keith Raniere planned to market his alleged sex cult — and was even in the process of writing a handbook about his twisted obsession, a former member said. DOS slave Lauren Salzman testified Monday she was helping Raniere edit his ...
19:52, 05/21/2019

Prosecutors reveal Nxivm founder Keith Raniere’s first ‘sex slave’ The accused leader of upstate sex cult Nxivm allegedly recruited a 15-year-old girl from Mexico as his first “sex slave” — who is expected to testify against her former “master,” prosecutors divulged for the first time o...
20:26, 05/07/2019

Nxivm former members to break vow of silence by testifying against cult leader Opening arguments are set for Tuesday in Brooklyn federal court as prosecutors have been tight-lipped about who will testifyIt was called “collateral” – nude photos and other embarrassing material that female members of an upstate New York self-impro...
08:00, 05/06/2019

Founder of alleged U.S. sex cult Nxivm calls no witnesses at trial Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of trapping women in a sex cult and having them branded with his initials, said Friday that he would call no witnesses at his trial, setting the stage for jurors to begin deliberating on his fate next week....
21:00, 06/14/2019

Nxivm leader wanted branding ceremonies to be like human sacrifices Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere wanted the branding of his female slaves to mimic ritualistic human sacrifice, a Brooklyn jury heard Wednesday. The Nxivm founder’s disturbing fantasies were captured on an audio recording by “Smallvi...
22:26, 05/22/2019

Allison Mack allegedly told NXIVM sex slave she could be 'Wonder Woman' A wannabe actress says she was duped into joining Nxivm by “Smallville” actress Allison Mack — who told her she could go on to be “Wonder Woman,” pitching the sex cult as a secret women’s empowerment group....
18:26, 06/07/2019

Nxivm captive created her own newspaper while stuck in room for two years A member of the Nxivm cult who was allegedly held captive in a room with only a pad of paper and a pen for two years became so desperate that she created a “newspaper” covering her own captivity and failing health, she testified in Brooklyn federal c...
04:26, 05/31/2019

Courtroom fills with laughter over Nxivm leader’s ‘bulls–t’ reputation An entire Brooklyn courtroom — judge and jurors included — burst into laughter Thursday as a witness in the Nxivm trial shared her unfiltered opinion on Keith Raniere’s god-like reputation in the alleged sex cult. “It sounded ...
01:52, 06/07/2019

This is how Nxivm leader Keith Raniere allegedly branded his ‘slaves’ Jurors in the trial of accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere got their first look Wednesday at the X-rated “collateral” photos that members were forced to give him — and the searing brands he left them with — as a former member testified that Raniere...
04:13, 05/16/2019

Motion for mistrial denied in Nxivm founder’s sex-trafficking case A Brooklyn judge on Wednesday denied a motion for a mistrial in Nxivm founder Keith Raniere’s sex-trafficking case. The request from Marc Agnifilo, the lawyer representing the 58-year-old alleged sex cult leader, centered around witnesses in th...
16:52, 05/08/2019

Alleged Nxivm sex cult leaders were conned by crooked PI firm The accused cons got conned. High-ranking members of the alleged sex cult Nxivm tried to get dirt on their enemies by hiring private investigators to dig through foes’ financial records — only to be given phony documents themselves, lawyers said Tues...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Video shows Nxivm cult leader preaching about sex with children Accused Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere’s teachings to his female followers included discussions of sex with children as young as 12, according to a disturbing video shown Wednesday in his sex trafficking trial. “In some parts of the ...
01:26, 05/09/2019

Nxivm leader allegedly had sex slave troll Tinder for more virgins Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere sought virgins as sex slaves and even had his first slave take to hook-up app Tinder to find him new recruits, according to messages revealed in court Wednesday. Jurors on Raniere’s sex-trafficking trial wi...
02:26, 06/06/2019

Ex-members of NXIVM group set to testify against leader Keith Raniere Some former members of the group, NXIVM, are poised to break their vow of silence for the first time by testifying against Raniere, who has been compared to a cult leader....
03:26, 05/06/2019

Nxivm ‘sex cult’ master Keith Raniere couldn’t get it up: witness He preached empowerment — but was impotent. Keith Raniere, the accused founder of alleged upstate sex cult Nxivm, had problems in the bedroom but tried to cover it up by lying, one of his “sex slaves” testified Thursday. The woman, only i...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Anna Sorokin's court outfit: Meaning behind the fake heiress' dress and other famous celebrity courtroom looks 'Research has found that defendants who are more physically attractive are perceived as more credible, are acquitted more often, and receive lighter sentences'...
21:52, 05/09/2019

Nxivm leader taught disciples that women enjoyed rape: witness The accused sex cult leader of Nxivm taught his disciples that women enjoyed being raped and child abuse wasn’t a crime, a witness testified Friday. Keith Raniere’s disturbing lessons were part of a higher-level course within the purporte...
20:39, 06/14/2019

Nxivm trial: cult leader a 'predator' who preyed on women, prosecutor says Attorney tells jury at start of trial in Brooklyn federal court that Keith Raniere ‘took advantage of them emotionally and sexually’Former self-help guru Keith Raniere was a “predator” who preyed on young women, including a 15-year-old girl, and turn...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Nxivm members Kathy Russell and Nancy Salzman ‘wish to interact socially’ Think of it as a guilty pleasure. Nxivm’s former bookkeeper is asking a judge to be able to spend time with the alleged sex cult’s president and co-founder — saying there’s no problem since they’ve both pleaded guilty in...
04:13, 05/16/2019

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere hid in closet to avoid arrest: testimony Nxivm leader Keith Raniere fancied himself an all-powerful “grandmaster” to his harem of sex slaves — yet ran and hid in a closet when the feds stormed his Mexico hideout, a witness testified Tuesday. The self-styled guru left his slave m...
19:52, 05/21/2019

Woman testifies about 'sex slave' initiation as NXIVM sex-trafficking trial gets underway The New York City trial of the former leader of an upstate sex-trafficking cult began on Tuesday with federal prosecutors alleging he ordered the branding of several women and blackmailed them into having sex with him, including a minor....
07:39, 05/08/2019

Alleged Nxivm leader Keith Raniere was really focused on penis size Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere was so insecure about the size of his manhood that he kept tabs on the length of other ­Nxivm members’ members — and was ready to whip out the data to torment his sex slaves whenever necessary. “I know his penis ...
07:39, 06/06/2019

Nxivm leader claimed abortions help women ‘lose weight and get fit’: witness The leader of the alleged upstate cult Nxivm encouraged his sex “slaves” to get abortions after he impregnated them — and tried to make the procedures seem more appealing by claiming they were an opportunity to “lose weight and get ...
05:26, 05/29/2019

Nxivm ‘sex slave’ recounts wearing ‘dog collar,’ having oral sex with cult leader A Nxivm “sex slave” recounted on Wednesday her lone sexual encounter with cult leader Keith Raniere — and having to wear a “dog collar” in a ceremony with her “slave master.” Picking up where she left off on ...
19:52, 05/08/2019

Nxivm trial: Raniere expected women to be as obedient as ‘hungry dogs’ Lauren Salzman testified that collateral for a secret society within the alleged sex cult included nude photos of the womenSelf-help guru Keith Raniere was a taskmaster who expected his female followers to be as obedient as “hungry dogs”, whether he ...
01:26, 05/21/2019

New videos show Nxivm guru Keith Raniere’s alleged sex lair Here’s the first look inside Nxivm guru Keith Raniere’s alleged sex lair. Videos released by Brooklyn federal prosecutors Tuesday show the accused sex-cult leader’s “Executive Library” in upstate Halfmoon outfitted with ...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Nxivm guru Keith Raniere had sex slave ‘food cam,’ oinked as they ate: witness Accused cult leader Keith Raniere was so worried that his sex slaves would put on weight that he set up a spy camera in the kitchen of a home he shared with many of them, a witness said Thursday. “He was surveilling everybody’s food intak...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Photos show the secret island getaway for alleged sex cult Nxivm Newly released photos offer a never-before-seen peek into the Fijian island that Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman helped buy for accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere. The photos, shown to jurors Wednesday during the Nxivm head’s sex traf...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Nxivm head Keith Raniere aspired to infiltrate political office Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s hunger for power knew no bounds — he was plotting to try to install a female lieutenant in a top political office, one of his “slave masters’’ said in Brooklyn court Monday. Lauren Salzman, a member of Raniere’s supposed ...
23:39, 05/20/2019

Nxivm bookkeeper Kathy Russell moves out of state to find work The former bookkeeper for accused upstate sex cult Nxivm is moving to Georgia — because she can’t find work in New York, according to new court documents. Brooklyn federal Judge Nicholas Garaufis signed off on Kathy Russell’s relocation t...
21:52, 05/03/2019

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere accused of ‘trying to break’ Allison Mack Upstate cult leader Keith Raniere reveled in “trying to break” “Smallville” actress Allison Mack with his misogynistic sex club Nxivm, a former member testified Monday. When former follower Mark Vicente told Raniere that cult acolyte Mack...
23:39, 05/13/2019

Nxivm president kept shrine to accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere Nxivm president and co-founder Nancy Salzman kept a bizarre shrine to Keith Raniere — in her home gym. Photos show three portraits of the accused sex cult leader tacked to the wall of Salzman’s basement, near her treadmill and other exerc...
17:26, 05/17/2019

NXIVM: Alleged cult leader's sex-trafficking trial gets underway Keith Raniere is the only defendant in the case to stand trial. Others, including Allison Mack and Clare Bronfman pleaded guilty.        ...
19:52, 05/07/2019

Nxivm ‘slave master’ describes naked group meetings with leader A Nxivm “slave master” took the stand Friday against her one-time “grandmaster” Keith Raniere, divulging the alleged upstate sex cult’s naked meetings with the Svengali-like leader. Raniere kept his eyes glued to Lauren ...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Jurors start huddling without hearing from Nxivm leader Keith Raniere The trial against accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere has wrapped up — without the Svengali-like Nxivm guru taking the stand. Brooklyn federal prosecutors rested their case against Raniere, 58, around lunch Friday after a six-week trial. Questioned...
00:26, 06/15/2019

‘Slave master’ recounts horrifying details of relationship with Nxivm leader A top Nxivm “slave master” recounted on Friday her 17-year relationship with leader Keith Raniere — and how he manipulated her with sex and empty promises of having children together. Lauren Salzman said she was fully devoted to Raniere a...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Nxivm accountant spelled out dirty messages with colorful fridge magnets It’s always the quiet ones. Jurors in the Nxivm trial on Friday watched an eyebrow-raising video of the upstate home of the alleged sex cult’s bookkeeper — which showed the phrases “I suck big hard d-ck!” and “Slap my heinie” spelled out in colorful ...
02:00, 06/01/2019

Nxivm trial jurors meet Keith Raniere’s alleged top-tier sex slaves Accused sex cultist Keith Raniere relied on eight women to carry out his darkest desires and grow his harem of slaves, a former member testified Friday. Jurors seated on Raniere’s trial were shown a photo of the 58-year-old surrounded by his al...
06:52, 05/18/2019

Inside Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s twisted sex games with alleged top slaves Nxivm’s accused cult leader played twisted sex games with his top female lieutenants — and even planned to build a basement dungeon to cage some of them, a former disciple testified Monday. Supposed self-help guru Keith Raniere’s sick methods of cont...
23:39, 05/20/2019

Judge denies mistrial motion in Nxivm case after stopping cross-examination A motion for a mistrial was denied Thursday by a judge who had brought accused Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere’s trial to a screeching halt the day before — when he accused a defense attorney of driving a witness toward a nervous breakdown....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Jury shown Nxivm members’ nudes in alleged sex cult leader’s trial Jurors in the trial of accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere got their first look Wednesday at the X-rated “collateral” photos that members were forced to give him — and the searing brands he left them with — as a former member testified that Raniere...
21:26, 05/15/2019

Child porn seized from leader’s house will be allowed as evidence in Nxivm trial Jurors at the upcoming trial of accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere will be permitted to view images of child pornography seized from his upstate New York study, a Brooklyn federal judge has ruled....
00:39, 05/04/2019

Nxivm slave master to take stand against accused cult leader Keith Raniere Well, this should be awkward. Nxivm slave master Lauren Salzman will take the stand against her onetime “Grandmaster,” Keith Raniere. Salzman’s imminent testimony was revealed Thursday in Brooklyn federal court by Judge Nicholas Garaufis. Garaufis to...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Nxivm benefactor funneled illegal donations to win Clinton’s favor: ex-cult member Seagram’s heiress and accused Nxivm benefactor Clare Bronfman tried to buy influence for the alleged sex cult by illegally raising money for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign, a former group member testified in court Monday. Bronfman...
23:39, 05/13/2019

Mark Vicente has meltdown in Nxivm trial, calls cult ‘horrible evil’ A former member of Nxivm burst into tears while testifying on Thursday as he slammed the alleged sex cult as “horrible evil.” Mark Vicente’s meltdown came as he read the so-called self-help group’s 12-point mission statement t...
20:26, 05/09/2019

Nxivm zealot offered Keith Raniere teen daughter as virginal sacrifice One of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s top-tier sex slaves offered up her teenage daughter as a virginal sacrifice to him, jurors heard Thursday during his sex trafficking trial. “I am 100 percent clear that you are what I want for my daughter (and obvi...
08:26, 06/14/2019

Nxivm trial: alleged sex cult leader tried to 'break' female followers, says witness Mark Vicente, a key witness at Keith Raniere’s trial, said women would also push their diets as penance if they made mistakesSeveral female members of an alleged New York sex cult, including the actor Allison Mack, became dangerously thin after follo...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Allison Mack said sex with cult leader would ‘heal’ molestation trauma: ex-Nxivm ‘slave’ Actress Allison Mack told a Nxivm slave who was molested as a child that the best way to “heal” was to have sex with their creepy leader, the woman testified Tuesday. “This is going to help you get rid of all your sexual-abuse trauma,” th...
21:00, 06/11/2019

Daughter of Catherine Oxenberg, India, called a 'monster' over alleged NXIVM sex cult involvement A Nxivm whistleblower once lashed out at India Oxenberg, calling her a “monster” for “spreading hate” as part of the alleged sex cult, an attorney claimed on Thursday....
15:52, 05/17/2019

Allison Mack allegedly wanted Nxivm sex cult ‘slave masters’ to be ‘sister wives’ TV actress and alleged sex cult leader Allison Mack creepily likened herself and other Nxivm slave masters to “sister wives’’ who would eventually all raise their kids together, a witness testified Monday....
17:39, 05/21/2019

Jurors hear audio of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere planning branding ritual Keith Raniere was caught on tape planning the grotesque branding ritual he ordered performed on his female slaves, prosecutors say. The audio was played during the accused sex-cult leader’s federal trial in Brooklyn on Tuesday and features Rani...
02:13, 05/22/2019

NXIVM recruit claims she wrote fake letter about dad’s sexual abuse so cult could blackmail her into loyalty: report A NXIVM recruit testified in a Brooklyn courtroom Thursday that “Smallville" actress Allison Mack ordered her to lie about her father sexually abusing her so that the alleged sex cult would have blackmail against her, according to a report. ...
15:13, 06/07/2019

BT could cut dividend to fund fibre New BT chief executive Philip Jansen is set to present his first set of results later this week and reports over the weekend suggested he could deliver an update on the Openreach’s plans for fibre.BT-owned Openreach is embarking on a major bui...
14:13, 05/07/2019

SoftBank planning IPO of $100 bln Vision Fund - WSJ SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund, which usually picks up big stakes in fast-growing technology companies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
16:13, 05/03/2019

Woodford 'extremely sorry' for top fund suspension Neil Woodford has appeared in a video where he say he is "extremely sorry" that investors had to be blocked from withdrawing their cash from his top fund....
11:52, 06/05/2019

Plumb Balanced Fund Is Beating The S&P 500 "We're not trying to duplicate the stock market. We're trying to make money for people," said Tom Plumb, manager of the Plumb Balanced Fund. The fund is the top fund in its Morningstar category for the 1-year, 3-year, 5-year periods. It also beat the...
14:09, 05/01/2019

New iShares ESG Fund Off to Roaring Start A brand new exchange-traded fund that tries to invest in the best corporate citizens in the U.S. began trading at Thursday’s opening bell, but is already on track to be one of the most successful fund launches in history....
15:13, 05/10/2019

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging an about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to-sett...
02:26, 06/06/2019

Fund Manager Says Oil Is Going Higher, Buy Oil Drillers James Brilliant, chief investment officer at CM Advisors, thinks the oil market has been fundamentally misunderstood and that oil is going to $100. He expects the entire industry to benefit, but he especially likes oil drillers Transocean and Ensco....
14:09, 05/01/2019

3 times my emergency fund has saved me Without a healthy savings account, you effectively risk racking up costly debt the next time an unplanned expense comes your way.       ...
17:52, 06/08/2019

Cboe Welcomes New ARK Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 5, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new ARK fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
21:26, 05/01/2019

Cboe Welcomes New Pacer Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 12, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new Pacer fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
21:26, 05/01/2019

Schumer calls on CDC to fund battle against ‘superbug’ ​Sen​. Chuck Schumer on Sunday urged the federal government to designate ​a multi-drug-resistant ​superbug an emergency​ so millions more in funds can be made available to New York ​where hundreds of cases have already been reported. “When it c...
00:13, 05/06/2019

Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Online Nomination: Here's How To Do It EPFO nomination: It is important to nominate members to the EPF account, according to EPFO's website. In the event of a subscriber's sudden demise, only the nominated members can withdraw the EPF......
18:39, 05/27/2019

Jon Stewart eviscerates US Congress over 9/11 first responder fund The comedian has delivered an emotional plea to US lawmakers on behalf of first responders running out of time and money. He attacked Congress for its hypocrisy and lack of shame....
23:26, 06/11/2019

Jon Stewart lashes out at Congress over 9/11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money...
19:39, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to...
02:26, 06/06/2019

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

Need To Make A Fund Transfer From SBI Account? Here Are Your Options From National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) to Immediate Payment Service (IMPS) and Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS), SBI customers can remit funds using one of these payments systems. NEFT......
10:39, 05/30/2019

Loeb's Hedge Fund Wants Centene to Consider Selling Itself Daniel Loeb’s Third Point has built a stake in Centene and wants the health insurer to consider selling itself before spending $15.3 billion on its deal to purchase WellCare Health Plans....
18:52, 05/24/2019

Pentagon shifts $1.5B to fund border wall The Pentagon authorized another $1.5 billion to be shifted to building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Friday....
22:39, 05/10/2019

Judge Jails Hedge Fund Founder A federal judge in Brooklyn jailed Mark Nordlicht, the founder of defunct hedge fund Platinum Partners, after government lawyers said he accosted a prosecutor during a break in his trial....
01:26, 05/07/2019

Cboe Welcomes New Aptus Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new Aptus fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
21:26, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-SoftBank planning IPO of $100 bln Vision Fund - WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
16:13, 05/03/2019

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

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

Cboe Welcomes New iShares Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 9, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new iShares fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
21:26, 05/01/2019

Cboe Welcomes New Global X Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – October 18, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BZX: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), a leader in exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed a new Global X fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
21:26, 05/01/2019

Brexit 'may bar UK scientists from €100bn EU research fund' Nobel prize winner warns UK science will suffer unless it can gain access to Horizon EuropeOne of Britain’s leading researchers has warned of a “major blow” to national science if ministers cannot secure access to a massive research programme that is...
10:52, 06/03/2019

House committee gives OK to 9/11 victims fund reauthorization The House judiciary committee gave its approval to legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund one day after comedian Jon Stewart passionately implored the panel to support the bill....
06:13, 06/13/2019

Warriors making fun of defense they don’t want to see again OAKLAND, Calif. — The Warriors continued goofing on the old-school box-and-one defense the Raptors employed in the final minutes of Game 2 Sunday in Toronto. The more Golden State made fun of it, the more it seems the Warriors don’t want to see it ag...
10:52, 06/05/2019

In Defense of Riding Shotgun A handy piece of advice to remember during track days is that no one will remember you driving slowly, but they will remember if you crash....
18:52, 05/16/2019

After Woodford fund suspension, focus turns to its stewards The suspension of Neil Woodford's flagship fund has put the focus on a little known firm tasked with ensuring his investors were being looked after properly....
17:13, 06/17/2019

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

McConnell: I don’t know why Jon Stewart is ‘all bent out of shape’ on 9/11 victims fund “It sounds to me like he’s looking for some way to take offense,” the Senate majority leader said of Stewart on Monday, days after the comedian’s emotional testimony on Capitol Hill....
01:00, 06/18/2019

AdColony launches $5 million fund for publisher in-app monetization  AdColony, a mobile performance marketing firm, has launched a $5 million fund to encourage publishers to adopt its in-app monetization technologies.Read More...
15:26, 05/02/2019

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

Two Former Hedge Fund Employees Could Get $90 Million Jury Payout Two former employees of commodities hedge fund Touradji Capital Management could receive roughly $90 million after winning a decadelong lawsuit against the firm....
16:13, 06/06/2019

PG&E seeks U.S. court approval for $105 mln fund to help wildfire victims PG&E Corp on Wednesday sought court approval for a $105 million fund to help house victims of the wildfires blamed on the bankrupt California power provider....
01:52, 05/02/2019

McConnell swats at Jon Stewart over 9/11 fund: 'I don't know why he is all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday defended his legislative handling of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund after comedian Jon Stewart, an advocate for 9/11 first responders, accused the Kentucky Republican of slow-walking the a...
00:52, 06/18/2019

Is It Time To Sell? 4 Questions Fund Investors Should Answer Getting better at selling funds can help you keep your investments in shape and may even improve your results. These four questions can help you know when it's time to move on....
14:09, 05/01/2019

Donors pledge over US$ 15 million to WHO’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies Donors have pledged an additional US$15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fund in 2018, the Contingency Fund for Emergencies (C...
19:52, 04/28/2019

Female Hedge-Fund Veteran Has Contemplated Comeback Anne Dias has discussed a return to money management, people familiar with the matter say. She was once one of the few women to run a hedge fund, investing on behalf of billionaire Julian Robertson as well as her then-husband, Ken Griffin....
11:52, 05/29/2019

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the latest sign of investors’ growing enthusiasm for startups in the populous region....
03:52, 06/14/2019

U.S. judge approves PG&E $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the investor-owned power producer's bankruptcy r...
21:52, 05/22/2019

CBOE Launches Hedge Fund Benchmarks with Eurekahedge CHICAGO, IL – August 18, 2015 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has launched four new benchmark indexes in collaboration with Eurekahedge, a Singapore-based hedge fund research and data collection compan...
03:13, 05/02/2019

How To Check Provident Fund (PF) Claim Status Via Umang App Users can also check their EPF balance, search establishment, get EPFO address and apply for Jeevan Pramaan certificate via Umang app, which is currently available on google, apple and windows......
12:00, 05/30/2019

Jon Stewart to testify on behalf of 9/11 victims fund to Congress Jon Stewart and a number of first responders will testify before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday to push lawmakers to fund the 9/11 victims compensation fund. The House is expected to vote on the “Never Forget the Heroes Act” on Wed...
17:39, 06/11/2019

Over-50s could see NI hike to fund 'fairer' social care system The over-50s could be forced to pay more than £300 a year extra National Insurance to help fund a "fairer" social care system under plans by the Conservatives....
04:26, 04/29/2019

Italy will discuss later this year how to fund tax cuts: Di Maio The Italian ruling coalition will discuss later this year how to finance its ambitious tax cut plans, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Thursday....
09:26, 06/13/2019

Schools 'crowd fund for pencils, glue and books' The prime minister says the government is putting a "record level of funding". into schools, after Jeremy Corbyn asks about some closing early on Fridays....
22:26, 05/22/2019

Star Manager Woodford Halts Fund's Redemptions U.K. money manager Neil Woodford suspended redemptions from his main fund, drawing fresh attention to the dilemma for investment firms that promise investors they can quickly cash out of funds with hard-to-sell assets....
23:13, 06/04/2019

Brazil's environment minister challenges Amazon Fund Brazil's environment minister questioned on Friday the effectiveness of the Amazon Fund created to contain the deforestation of the vast rainforest, the latest challenge to environmentalists from climate-change sceptics within the far-right governmen...
00:52, 05/18/2019

CBOE to Develop Hedge Fund Benchmarks with Eurekahedge CHICAGO, IL -- May 20, 2015 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has entered into an agreement with Eurekahedge, a hedge-fund research and data collection company, to collaborate on the development of a series of new ...
06:39, 05/02/2019

GM Cruise gets $1.15 bln investment from group including SoftBank fund General Motors Co's majority-owned Cruise self-driving car unit said on Tuesday it received a $1.15 billion investment from a consortium of investors, valuing the subsidiary at $19 billion....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Capgemini expands with technology venture capital fund Global business consultancy Capgemini is launching its first-ever investment fund, with plans to invest up to 90 million euros ($102 million) in early-stage technology companies....
20:26, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 2-SoftBank mulls IPO of $100 bln Vision Fund -source Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday....
17:13, 05/03/2019

US charities fund fringe Islamophobia network — report US charities and foundations have empowered a web of anti-Muslim groups spreading misinformation and hate, according to a report. The Islamophobia network has extended its tentacles to the halls of power in Washington....
17:13, 05/06/2019

Norway's wealth fund made record returns in Q1 Norway's $1.1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, made record returns on investment in the first quarter amid a surge in tech stocks, it said on Friday....
10:26, 05/03/2019

‘Titans’ missing from Las Vegas hedge fund conference After taking a hiatus last year, the SALT Conference has changed in several ways, including panels on cryptocurrency and cannabis replacing spots where hedge fund titans once reigned supreme. Conference attendees also noted that the conference, now i...
00:39, 05/11/2019

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

U.S. Supreme Court to hear IBM retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to weigh whether managers of a retirement fund for IBM Corp employees that invested in the company's stock can be sued for failing to disclose that its microelectronics business was overvalued....
17:52, 06/03/2019

NFL concussion fund pays out $485M, but more doctors sought PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A claims administrator for the NFL concussion fund says it has paid out $485 million since its start in 2017. But some retired players’ lawyers at a court hearing Tuesday in Philadelphia say there aren’t enough doctors...
20:52, 05/07/2019

Cboe Welcomes New Exponential ETFs Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new Exponential ETFs fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
21:26, 05/01/2019

How To Check Provident Fund Account Balance Online Provident fund account balance: Retirement fund body EPFO or Employees' Provident Fund Organisation allows EPF subscribers to access their passbook - which contains information on their account......
14:13, 05/19/2019

Hedge fund tries to gain support for Gannett takeover Heath Freeman, the hedgie behind Alden Global Capital is frantically trying to shore up some votes ahead of the May 16 Gannett shareholder meeting as his $1.36 billon takeover for the publisher of USA Today and 110 local papers is losing steam. Freem...
05:13, 05/10/2019

Hedge fund-owned MNG reduces stake in Gannett to 4.2% Alden Global Capital's MNG Enterprises Inc., which launched a bid to acquire Gannett Co. in January, has reduced its stake in the company from 7.5%        ...
02:26, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Donor willing to fund push to undo abortion ban JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:55 p.m. A wealthy GOP political donor is willing to bankroll a possible ballot initiative to repeal a Missouri ban on abortions afte...
02:13, 05/25/2019

The Raptors' Defense Was Outrageous In The Clutch The Sixers hit their last field goal in the half-court—a long, and-one leaner by J.J. Redick—with 3:29 remaining in Game 7. Then the Raptors put the clamps on. Philly would only even hit the rim one more time, off a heroic Jimmy Butler transition pla...
22:52, 05/13/2019

Swimmer in Germany says he drowned dog in self defense BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say a swimmer at a Bavarian lake drowned a dog in self-defense after the animal bit his arm and wouldn’t let go. Police said Friday the 83-year-old owner was walking his dog alongside the lake in Schwarzenbach an der S...
16:52, 06/07/2019

Man drowns dog in self-defense in German lake A swimmer at a Bavarian lake pushed a dog under water after it bit his arm and wouldn't let go. The dog's 83-year-old owner may face charges of negligent bodily harm after the victim was treated for serious injuries....
20:39, 06/07/2019

Research indicates the only defense against killer AI is not developing it A recent analysis on the future of warfare indicates that countries that continue to develop AI for military use risk losing control of the battlefield. Those that don’t risk eradication. Whether you’re for or against the AI arms race: it’s happening...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Chinese defense minister says war with U.S. would be a disaster Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe criticised the United States on Sunday for its support for self-ruled Taiwan and for naval operations in the disputed South China Sea, but said conflict or war between the two countries would be a disaster....
05:00, 06/02/2019

Warriors want a more aggressive defense in Game 2 Draymond Green put the onus squarely on himself to improve the results for the visiting Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the NBA Finals Sunday night against the Toronto Raptors....
04:26, 06/02/2019

Former US defense official: We know UFOs are real - here's why that's concerning After a bombshell report detailing near-daily interactions with unidentified flying objects by Navy pilots in 2014 and 2015, former Secretary of Defense for Intelligence Christopher Mellon has argued that this information is nothing new, and the gove...
21:26, 05/29/2019

Defense Won Liverpool The Champions League In the end, all it took for Jürgen Klopp and Liverpool to finally win a final was one more clean sheet. For all the focus on Liverpool’s vaunted front three of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mané, and Roberto Firmino, for all the hype surrounding their attacki...
21:13, 06/03/2019

US warns EU over €13-billion defense spending The US has warned the European Union that plans to boost defense cooperation within the EU could undo decades of trans-Atlantic cooperation and damage NATO. The EU's foreign policy chief said US concerns were unfounded....
03:52, 05/15/2019

Jon Stewart shames lawmakers for not showing up to 9/11 victims fund hearing ​WASHINGTON – ​Former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed ​members of a House panel Tuesday when only five lawmakers were seated in the rostrum to hear survivors of the Sept. 11 terror attacks testify about the need to reauthor...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Swedish fund AP2 ditches tobacco and nuclear weapons investments Sweden's AP2, one of the country's five main national pension funds, will no longer invest in tobacco and nuclear weapons-linked stocks, in a move it said on Tuesday deepened its commitment to......
18:26, 06/04/2019

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power produ...
22:52, 05/22/2019

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

$105M fund for California wildfire survivors approved by judge Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. received approval Wednesday to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by the utility’s equipment....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Kushner Sees a Problem in Trump’s Fund-Raising, but Not Everyone Agrees The involvement of the president’s son-in-law is described as something of a defensive move to prevent rivals from taking over a job with great power and proximity to the president....
03:26, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge approves PG&E $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the investor-owned power producer's bankruptcy r...
22:13, 05/22/2019

Supreme Court to hear Intel retirement fund dispute Intel has been accused of violating federal law in making employee retirement plan investments that cost beneficiaries hundreds of millions of dollars....
23:13, 06/10/2019

9/11 fund shrivels up as first responder cancer cases continue to grow New Yorkers who survived 9/11 are experiencing a massive surge in aggressive brain cancers as dollars for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund continue to dry up — leaving them wondering in their final days who will support their families once...
02:26, 05/20/2019

U.S. Supreme Court to hear Intel retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear Intel Corp's bid to avoid a lawsuit accusing it of violating federal law in making employee retirement plan investments that cost beneficiaries hundreds of millions of dollars....
17:13, 06/10/2019

Brazil to revamp Amazon Fund after finding irregularities -minister Brazil will overhaul rules for selecting projects to reduce deforestation supported by the Amazon Fund, which is financed by Norway and Germany, after discovering irregularities in spending, Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said on Friday....
01:52, 05/18/2019

D.E. Shaw's top shareholder activist Koffey leaves hedge fund Hedge fund manager Quentin Koffey, who joined D.E. Shaw & Co two years ago from Elliott Management Corp to lead its shareholder activism strategy, has left to join Senator Investment Group LP, the......
03:00, 05/24/2019

Greens would demand $1bn fund from Labor for 'just transition' of coal workers Richard Di Natale says plan would be one of the first things Greens would bring up with Shorten government on climate changeThe Greens would demand $1bn to help workers and communities transition away from coalmining, export and power production, mak...
04:52, 05/16/2019

Hedge fund urges Madame Tussauds operator to go private A large investor in the operator of Madame Tussauds is waxing nostalgic about the company’s days as a private entity. Activist hedge fund ValueAct is urging the company behind the maker of Meghan Markle and Arianna Grande wax figurines to pursue a de...
01:39, 05/24/2019

Brazil to revamp Amazon Fund after finding irregularities: minister Brazil will overhaul rules for selecting projects to reduce deforestation supported by the Amazon Fund, which is financed by Norway and Germany, after discovering irregularities in spending, Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said on Friday....
20:52, 05/17/2019

AOC rallies for 9/11 compensation fund, Congress expected to back bill The 9/11 victims compensation fund is expected to get crucial funding to help extend it for years when it finally hits Congress next week, it was announced at a Ground Zero rally on Sunday. “I’m told that we have 330 representatives that ...
22:39, 06/09/2019

This new space industry fund is already beating the market—here are its main drivers An out-of-this-world exchange-traded fund just hit the market, and its creator says it capitalizes on lesser-known industries involved in the space race....
06:52, 05/27/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Skips CBI Summons In Chit Fund Case, Says On Leave Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar did not appear for questioning byCBI officials in Kolkata today despite a summon sent to him on Sunday night in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam,......
15:13, 05/27/2019

General Provident Fund (GPF): How It Works, Interest Rate, Other Details A subscriber is required to subscribe monthly to GPF except during the period when he is under suspension. Subscriptions to the general provident fund are stopped three months prior to the date of......
17:13, 05/28/2019

New grant to fund archery backstops at 2 Pima County ranges TUCSON – A $30,000 grant from Arizona Game and Fish Department will be used to renovate backstops at two Pima County ranges. The funds will be used at Tucson Mountain Park Archery Range and Southeast Regional Park Archery, Pima County said. According...
18:26, 05/30/2019

Retirement savings 101: Here are 7 things to know before investing in a target-date fund A target-date fund is a fund of mutual funds that becomes more conservative with time. Here's what you should know about this retirement saving tool.        ...
21:52, 06/05/2019

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent California wildfires caused by its power lines....
08:13, 05/23/2019

Low-Income College Students Are Being Taxed Like Trust-Fund Babies Higher education officials are calling on Congress to fix a provision in the Trump administration’s tax overhaul that has caused unintended tax increases....
17:26, 05/22/2019

Watchdog examines Guernsey listings of suspended Woodford fund Britain's financial watchdog said it was examining a decision by a frozen Woodford fund to list investments in Guernsey, as wealth manager St James's Place pulled 3.5 billion pounds ($4.45 billion)......
23:52, 06/05/2019

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

Gannett shareholders reject hedge fund’s board candidates The vote at Gannett’s annual meeting amounted to a rejection of Alden’s Media News Group’s attempt to acquire the newspaper chain through a hostile takeover launched in January....
19:52, 05/16/2019

Legg Mason Reaches Deal With Hedge Fund Trian Legg Mason confirmed it reached an agreement with Trian Fund Management on the composition of its board, naming Nelson Peltz and Ed Garden as directors....
03:39, 05/21/2019

Bank Exchange Traded Fund To Be Launched By December: Report Government holding in several PSU banks continues to remain at very high levels. It is as high as 75 per cent in PNB and 65 per cent in Bank of Baroda...
22:52, 05/28/2019

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

Comedian Jon Stewart assails Congress for ignoring 9/11 first responders fund Jon Stewart, the popular former host of the late-night comedy program The Daily Show, criticized members of Congress for not attending a hearing on Tuesday on renewing funding for a program that provides health care to first responders who were sicke...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Instagram couple slammed for asking people to fund cycling trip An Instagram couple from Germany is getting ridiculed on social media after setting up a GoFundMe page to fund their trip to Africa. Cat and Elena of the Instagram account Another Beautiful Day have come under fire for requesting 10,000 euros ($11,23...
23:52, 06/17/2019

PG&E seeks U.S. court approval for $105 million fund to help wildfire victims PG&E Corp on Wednesday sought court approval for a $105 million fund to help house victims of the wildfires blamed on the bankrupt California power provider....
04:26, 05/02/2019

JPMorgan poised to be first foreigner to get majority in China fund venture JPMorgan could become the first foreign company to own a majority stake in its Chinese mutual fund business, after its joint venture partner put a crucial 2 percent of the business up for sale that analysts expect the Wall Street bank to lap up....
10:13, 05/08/2019

TPG signs deal to takeover management of Abraaj's healthcare fund U.S. private equity firm TPG said on Thursday it has signed a definitive agreement to takeover the management of a healthcare fund, previously managed by collapsed private equity firm Abraaj....
15:52, 05/09/2019

Angry Jon Stewart pushes lawmakers to extend 9/11 victims fund Comedian and actor Jon Stewart joined a group of Sept. 11 first responders on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to push lawmakers to vote in favor of legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
07:52, 06/12/2019

More GOP senators support 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming Two additional GOP senators signaled their support for the 9/11 Victims Fund bill on Thursday following Jon Stewart’s shaming of lawmakers who were not present for testimony from 9/11 first responders at a Judiciary subcommittee hearing earlier...
04:39, 06/14/2019

Mitch McConnell fires back at Jon Stewart over 9/11 victims fund Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he doesn’t know why Jon Stewart is so “bent out of shape” over securing health care for 9/11 responders, saying the Senate will “take care” of the September 11 Victim Compensat...
22:39, 06/17/2019

SoftBank's Vision Fund Poised to Reap Big Uber Gain SoftBank’s Vision Fund, the world’s largest technology investor, is set to be a big winner on Uber’s blockbuster IPO this week, with a paper profit of roughly $3 billion in about 16 months....
12:52, 05/08/2019

Climate change has U.S. fund managers adjusting agriculture investments After historic floods devastated Midwestern agricultural states this spring, some fund managers are evaluating how climate change will affect the long-term value of companies that make or sell products ranging from tractors to fertilizer....
19:26, 05/01/2019

Small Stock Fund Provides Safe Haven Amid Trade War Sandy Villere, one of the portfolio managers of the Villere Balanced Fund (VILLX), which is up 9.7% this year and is beating both the S&P 500 and the Russell 2000, said "Small-caps have the wind at their back with deregulation, lower corporate taxes ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

As Payless wades through bankruptcy again, creditors say hedge fund may be to blame Payless ShoeSource finds itself in another bankruptcy battle, and creditors say the hedge fund that controls the retailer may be to blame.        ...
16:13, 04/29/2019

Seeking shelter from trade war, fund managers bet on China's consumers China may be an odd choice for investors seeking shelter from a Sino-U.S. trade war. Yet, money managers in Asia are pouring funds into Chinese stocks as the long-term promise of a growing middle class trumps more immediate fears about tariffs....
08:00, 06/13/2019

Mexico says presidential plane sale to help fund migration plan Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday the sale of the former presidential jet and other aircraft from the last government would help fund efforts to curb migration under a deal struck last week with Washington....
19:39, 06/12/2019

Mexico's president says sale of plane will fund migrant crackdown Funds from sale of Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s jet will be put toward the deployment of the newly-formed national guardAndrés Manuel López Obrador has promised to fund a crackdown on migrants to Mexico from Central America with proceeds from the sa...
21:13, 06/12/2019

All taxpayers should fund social care, Sky Data poll suggests A clear majority of the public thinks the burden of social care funding should be shared across all taxpayers – with just 5% saying the costs should be borne by the over-50s, according to a Sky Data poll....
20:39, 04/29/2019

How To Check Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) Account Balance Online EPFO online services: EPF passbook contains a statement of the contributions in an EPF account. EPF subscribers can access the passbook of their provident fund account digitally in two ways: through......
17:39, 05/08/2019

New White Paper on Fund use of Options in Portfolio Management Released CHICAGO, IL and NEW YORK, NY -- January 13, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today the release and publication of a groundbreaking new study: “Highlights of Performance Analysis of Options-Based Equity Mutual Funds, C...
06:39, 05/02/2019

Diamond jewelry linked to Malaysian fund scandal to be handed to U.S. A $1.7 million diamond jewelry set, allegedly bought for the mother of fugitive Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho, will be handed over to the U.S. government, U.S. prosecutors said in a court filing....
11:26, 05/02/2019

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

UPDATE 1-Norway's wealth fund made record returns in Q1 Norway's $1.1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, made record returns on investment in the first quarter amid a surge in tech stocks, it said on Friday....
11:00, 05/03/2019

Jeffrey Gundlach's DoubleLine to launch Income Fund: SEC filings DoubleLine Capital, run by widely followed investor Jeffrey Gundlach, is planning to launch a new fund that will invest in mortgage-backed securities, other asset-backed securities and collateralized......
02:13, 06/13/2019

How To Access Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) Account Passbook Online EPFO online services: EPF passbook contains a statement of the contributions in an EPF account. EPF subscribers can access the passbook of their provident fund account digitally in two ways: through......
15:39, 05/07/2019

Alumnus gives MIT $4.5 million to establish the Broderick Fund for Phytocannabinoid Research The following news is adapted from a press release issued in conjunction with Harvard Medical School. Charles R. Broderick, an alumnus of MIT and Harvard University, has made gifts to both alma maters to support fundamental research into the effects...
15:13, 04/30/2019

Facebook To Fund Research On Social Media Impact On Elections Facebook announced Monday its first research grants to academics studying the impact of social media on elections, part of an effort to prevent manipulation of social platforms....
22:26, 04/29/2019

Greatest Fund Manager Update: Stick With Delaware Healthcare And 3 Others Three of the four mutual fund managers I recommended beat the S&P 500 in June. Only the Oppenheimer Global Opportunities fund lost money. What happened and what should we do?...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Group to fund and operate first hydrogen fuel ferry fleet in the US The first hydrogen-powered commercial ferry under construction. [credit: Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine / Switch Maritime ] On Wednesday,...
02:26, 06/13/2019

Read Jon Stewart’s full testimony supporting the 9/11 victims fund Jon Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show,” and Luis Alvarez, a retired NYPD detective who responded to Ground Zero after the 9/11 terror attacks, were among those who testified Tuesday at a House Judiciary subcommittee. They ​appea...
22:39, 06/12/2019

Can't Fund Mediclaim Policy, Grounded Jet Tells Employees: 10 Points Jet Airways' chief people officer, Rahul Taneja, told the airline's employees on Tuesday that the company is not able to fund the premium towards its group mediclaim policy. In a note to the......
09:26, 04/30/2019

Man can reject insanity defense in ex-girlfriend’s slaying JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana judge has ruled a man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body can reject an insanity defense. Joseph Oberhansley is accused of killing and mutilating 46-year-old Tammy Jo Blanton in Jef...
06:13, 06/13/2019

Bigger and better becoming theme in defense sector, analyst says Dow component United Technologies and Raytheon announced an all-stock merger on Monday. Sheila Kahyaoglu, aerospace and defense analyst for Jefferies, and Ron Epstein, Bank of America, discuss the deal....
17:39, 06/10/2019

Raytheon wins $663 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Raytheon Co was awarded a $663 million contract on Monday to provide Troposcatter battlefield communications equipment, systems engineering and support for the U.S. Army through 2029, the Pentagon said....
23:39, 04/29/2019

Iran 'threat' has diminished, says US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan credits US show of forceRemarks appear to be a sign tension is easingThe acting US defence secretary has claimed that the alleged threat from Iran has receded as the result of an American show of force in the Middle East.“We’ve put o...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Trump says he is ‘a little bit concerned’ about massive defense merger The morning after defense manufacturer Raytheon merged with United Technologies in a massive all-stock deal, President Trump told CNBC that he is concerned that the merger will decrease competition in the Defense Department supply chain....
19:52, 06/10/2019

Defense in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday on the first day of the trial of the sensational case....
06:39, 06/13/2019

Swimmer says he drowned German shepherd in self-defense BERLIN — Authorities say a swimmer at a Bavarian lake drowned a dog in self-defense after the animal bit his arm and wouldn’t let go. Police said Friday the 83-year-old owner was walking his dog alongside the lake in Schwarzenbach an der Saale ...
02:26, 06/08/2019

In defense of women's and mothers' choice to work In a recent piece in the New York Times, the Washington Examiner's Helen Andrews argued that the American family is in crisis. “[B]y making it easier for women to pursue success in the workplace," she wrote, "we have made it harder for them to do any...
08:52, 05/16/2019

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday....
00:39, 06/01/2019

U.S. banking on experience in women's World Cup defense The United States will be counting on experience as they look to defend their women's World Cup crown in France with coach Jill Ellis announcing a squad on Thursday that features 12 members of the team who lifted the trophy in 2015....
22:39, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Defense focuses on defendant's odd confession The Latest on the death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Attorneys for a South Carolina father accused of killing his five children are carefully going over his full confession in court as they seek to prove thei...
00:39, 05/23/2019

CVS Mounts Defense of Aetna Deal on Two Fronts CVS Health will defend its acquisition of insurer Aetna in high-profile settings as it aims to simultaneously sell skeptical investors and a federal judge on the nearly $70 billion deal approved by the Justice Department....
14:26, 06/02/2019

Venezuela shreds sloppy US defense early for 3-0 win CINCINNATI (AP) — Sloppy defense and careless goalkeeping sent the United States to another disconcerting loss Sunday, 3-0 to Venezuela in the Americans’ final exhibition before the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Another bad start never got much better. Ve...
01:13, 06/10/2019

U.S. Set to Bar Turkey From F-35 Program Over Russian Defense Gear The Pentagon put Turkey on notice it will cut off Turkish military pilots from training and halt Turkish purchases of the F-35 fighter jet if Ankara buys a Russian antiaircraft system....
16:00, 06/08/2019

Turkey says it has already bought Russian S-400 defense systems Turkey has already bought S-400 defense systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, an announcement likely to ratchet up tensions with Washington on the issue....
23:39, 06/12/2019

UK's May fires defense secretary over Huawei leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired her defense minister on Wednesday over a leak of discussions in the National Security Council about Chinese telecoms company Huawei, the latest of her allies to be ousted from government....
22:26, 05/01/2019

U.S. says could sanction Turkish defense firms beyond F-35 suppliers Washington is looking at imposing financial sanctions on Turkish firms beyond those that build parts for the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet, over Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defense system, a top Pentagon official said on Monday....
19:26, 06/17/2019

James Bettcher knows he must put his stamp on Giants’ defense There is a difference between what should be done and what can be done. James Bettcher, in his debut as defensive coordinator with the Giants last season, was unable to properly imprint the defense in his image. Anyone familiar with his work in Arizo...
14:00, 06/06/2019

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; ...
00:39, 06/01/2019

The Latest: Defense focuses on defendant’s odd confession COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Attorneys for a South Carolina father accused of killing his five children are carefully going over his full confession in court as t...
00:00, 05/23/2019

It’s official: Amed Rosario’s defense is a problem MILWAUKEE — The Mets face a crisis within a crisis. Their main crisis is, well, their overall state after a gut-wrenching, 18-inning, 4-3 loss to the Brewers on Saturday night — the longest game (in terms of innings) ever played at Miller Park — that...
10:39, 05/05/2019

PSG's defense falls apart again in 3-2 defeat at Montpellier Paris Saint-Germain's defense fell apart again and conceded a farcical late goal in a 3-2 defeat away to Montpellier on Tuesday        ...
22:52, 04/30/2019

Defense, Prosecution on Manning back in jail Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail for refusing to testify to a grand jury The prosecution and her defense lawyer react. (May 16)        ...
04:52, 05/17/2019

Connecticut lawmakers move to ban ‘gay panic defense’ HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Criminal defendants in Connecticut would be barred from claiming as their sole legal defense that they panicked after learning about their victim’s sexual orientation. The state House of Representatives approved legislati...
00:13, 06/05/2019

Saudi air defense intercepts five Houthi drones: SPA Saudi Arabia's air defense forces intercepted five drones launched by Yemen's Houthis at Abha airport and the city of Khamis Mushait, a Saudi-led coalition spokesman said in a statement released by the Saudi Press Agency early on Friday....
08:00, 06/14/2019

Why I (Still) Love Tech: In Defense of a Difficult Industry Technology is just another human creation—like religion or government or sports or money. It's not perfect, and it never will be. But it's still a miracle....
21:13, 05/14/2019

Saudi air defense intercepts two Houthi drones: SPA Saudi Arabia's air defense forces intercepted two drones launched by Yemen's Houthis and targeting the city of Khamis Mushait, a Saudi led coalition spokesman said in statement released by Saudi Press Agency early on Tuesday....
07:13, 06/11/2019

Europe Vows to Spend More on Defense, but U.S. Still Isn’t Happy Washington says it supports allies’ efforts to increase military funding and capacity, but has complained that the plans cut out American contractors....
15:39, 06/06/2019

U.K.'s May Fires Defense Secretary Over Huawei Leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson, saying he leaked sensitive information surrounding a review into the use of equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies Co. in the U.K.’s telecoms network.....
20:52, 05/01/2019

Hedge fund Vor Capital secures investment from Borealis Strategic: sources Borealis Strategic Capital Partners, which invests in new hedge funds, has written its first check to commit capital to Europe-oriented stock fund Vor Capital, two people familiar with the matter......
18:13, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 9-Tesla ends 'Spartan diet' and seeks $2.3 bln to fund expansion Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in sales and build new product lines....
05:39, 05/03/2019

Fund Your Favorite Open-Source Projects Using Github's New Sponsorship Program We’re big fans of open source software and the ethos of freedom, security, and transparency that often drives such projects. But software development and upkeep are not cheap, and even the most capable open source developers need help now and again. ...
01:26, 05/24/2019

Court weighs Trump plan to fund border wall build A federal judge in Oakland heard arguments Friday in two lawsuits seeking to block the White House from building a wall on the Mexico border with billions of dollars secured under President Trump's declaration of a national emergency. (May 17) ...
12:00, 05/18/2019

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

Collective Health secures $205 million in funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund Collective Health, which makes software for companies to pay workers' health costs directly, said on Monday it had raised $205 million in new funding led by SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund....
15:52, 06/17/2019

Employees' Provident Fund: Interest Rate, Withdrawal Rules, Key Details Employees' Provident Fund or EPF, a government-run pension scheme, fetches an interest at the rate of 8.65 per cent. It is a mandatory contribution from the salary of an individual that every......
20:00, 05/23/2019

Barnes & Noble to be bought by hedge fund Elliott in $683 million deal Barnes & Noble Inc said on Friday it would be bought by hedge fund Elliott Management Corp in an all-cash deal valued at about $683 million, including debt....
15:52, 06/07/2019

Gucci to Fund Project to Save Rome’s Historic Rock of Execution Gucci is one of the most famous fashion brands in the world. The Italian company has announced that they are funding a restoration project in the heart of Rome. ...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Israel PM's Wife Admits "Fund Misuse" In Plea Deal, Will Pay Fine The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked a Jerusalem court Sunday to approve a plea bargain convicting her of fraudulently using state funds for meals, an AFP reporter said....
12:00, 06/16/2019

Calgary announcement sees feds pledge $24.5M to fund cannabis use research Minister Bill Blair announced funding for Canada-based research into cannabis use, research into the impact of legalized cannabis on public health and public awareness projects....
04:13, 05/23/2019

CORRECTED-Climate change has U.S. fund managers adjusting agriculture investments After historic floods devastated Midwestern agricultural states this spring, some fund managers are evaluating how climate change will affect the long-term value of companies that make or sell products ranging from tractors to fertilizer....
20:00, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 2-PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power produ...
23:52, 05/22/2019

US allegations against Huawei are unproven and unfair, Russian sovereign wealth fund says The head of Russia's sovereign investment fund has urged the U.S. to back-up claims that China's Huawei represents a national security threat....
10:00, 06/07/2019

Columbine survivor’s suicide inspires fund for mass shooting victims Loved ones of Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks — who last month became the third school-shooting survivor to die this year of suicide or an overdose — are setting up a fund in his memory to help others who’ve suffered similar traumas. Eubanks ...
03:26, 06/07/2019

British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies to address the climate change "emergency"....
17:13, 05/22/2019

Brazil will not change Amazon fund without asking donors: development bank BNDES Brazil will make no changes to the governance of the billion-dollar Amazon Fund without consulting the donors Norway and Germany, the president of the fund's administrator, the Brazilian development bank BNDES, said on Friday....
00:00, 06/08/2019

Former hedge fund manager Michael Novogratz says America needs redistribution of wealth Former Goldman Sachs macro trader and Fortress hedge-fund manager is the latest to point out problems with modern-day capitalism and income inequality....
22:52, 05/24/2019

Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off semiconductor unit Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its semiconductor business and sell off stakes in Sony Financial and other units, in order to position itself as a leading global entertainment company....
03:39, 06/14/2019

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while hitting up taxpayers up for tens of millions of dollars to bankroll candidates. Following weeks of beh...
08:26, 06/14/2019

Know When To Fold 'Em: Billionaire Leon Cooperman To Close Hedge Fund After Big Comeback Hedge fund billionaire Leon Cooperman is closing his famous fund Omega Advisors to outside money. Cooperman is exiting after a high after posting strong returns in recent years and will increasingly focus on fulfilling The Giving Pledge....
14:09, 05/01/2019

New Cboe Vest Fund Targets Distributions of 3.5% Above the S&P 500 with Proportional Price Returns McLean, VA – Nov. 8, 2017 – The newest mutual fund from Cboe Vest Financial LLC (“Cboe Vest”) seeks to track the recently launched Cboe S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Target Income Index (SPAI), an index designed to track the hypothetical performance o...
21:26, 05/01/2019

Japan's SoftBank is reportedly grappling with raising money for its latest fund Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group has reportedly hit a roadblock in its quest to raise money for its latest fund, according to the Wall Street Journal....
07:13, 06/03/2019

NHS to fund drug that prolongs lives of children with muscle-wasting disease Spinraza to be made available to spinal muscular atrophy patientsA drug that could prolong the lives of children with a rare muscle-wasting disease has been approved by the NHS in England after lengthy negotiations with the manufacturer over the high...
08:13, 05/15/2019

Tearful Jon Stewart finds congress 'empty' during 9/11 victims' fund talks US comedian and broadcaster Jon Stewart has attacked a "near-empty" congress after members failed to show up to a hearing on renewing funding for the healthcare of 9/11 first responders....
12:26, 06/12/2019

More than 3,400 classrooms damaged or destroyed by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, says UN Children’s Fund More than 305,000 children in Mozambique are losing out on lessons at school since the devastating floods caused by Cyclone Idai, which struck southeast Africa just over a month ago. ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Brazil pension fund Previ to invest in upcoming share offerings Brazil's largest pension fund Previ intends to be an active investor in a series of upcoming share offerings as part of an effort to diversify its portfolio, its Chief Executive Jose Mauricio Coelho told Reuters....
17:13, 06/05/2019

Britain's best known stockpicker posts apology on Youtube after suspension of flagship fund Britain's best known portfolio manager apologized to investors after being forced to suspend trading on his flagship fund after mounting losses and withdrawals....
13:52, 06/05/2019

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

Sony and hedge fund manager Dan Loeb call truce: sources The much anticipated rematch between hedge fund manager Dan Loeb and Sony Corp. has been put on hold — for now, The Post has learned. In April it emerged that Loeb was gearing up to take a second shot at breaking up the Japanese electronics maker, de...
03:13, 05/09/2019

SoftBank profits rise, party on gains from Saudi-tied fund TOKYO (AP) — Japanese internet company SoftBank has reported a 36% increase in profit for the fiscal year through March from the previous fiscal year, partly on gains from its Vision Fund. After the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, SoftBa...
09:00, 05/09/2019

£200m fund to replace unsafe cladding in wake of Grenfell fire The government has set up a £200m fund to replace unsafe Grenfell Tower-style cladding on around 170 private high-rise residential buildings in England....
18:39, 05/09/2019

Italian bank fund won't plug whole of Carige capital hole: sources Italian banks will not step in to plug a capital shortfall at regional lender Banca Carige after U.S. fund manager BlackRock pulled out of a planned rescue bid, sources close to a fund comprising the banks said on Monday....
16:00, 05/13/2019

| Zimbabwe demands right to sell $300m of ivory to fund game reserves Zimbabwe has demanded the right to sell its stockpile of ivory to raise money for conservation, wildlife authorities says, joining other southern African nations in calling for the global ban on the trade in tusks to be relaxed....
21:00, 06/11/2019

Activist hedge fund CIAM will 'strongly oppose' FCA-Renault deal Activist hedge fund CIAM has written to the board of French automaker Renault to say it "strongly opposed" a planned $35 billion merger with Fiat Chrysler....
13:52, 06/04/2019

Activist hedge fund CIAM will "strongly oppose" FCA-Renault deal Activist hedge fund CIAM has written to the board of French automaker Renault to say it "strongly opposed" a planned $35 billion merger with Fiat Chrysler....
11:39, 06/04/2019

Top-performing fund manager who takes big risks says buy tech and utility stocks Margaret Patel's fund is up 16.5% this year and is outperforming 97% of its counterparts. The five-star-rated fund has also done well long term....
18:39, 04/28/2019

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

Collapsed hedge fund Columna sues Permira-backed former managers The new managers of Columna Commodities Fund, a Luxembourg hedge fund which went into liquidation in early 2017, have said they are suing its former managers Alter Domus for $56 million in lost......
18:13, 04/28/2019

Saudi sovereign fund invests indirectly in Arabian Centres IPO -sources Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF), the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, has indirectly invested in the $747 million initial public offering of mall operator Arabian Centres, sources familiar with the matter said....
13:26, 05/10/2019

ABN AMRO fund invests in financial crime detection firm ThetaRay ABN AMRO's Digital Impact Fund said on Wednesday it has taken a stake in ThetaRay, an Israeli provider of big data analytics to combat financial cybercrime and operational failures....
14:13, 06/12/2019

Trump Campaign Denounces ‘Dishonest’ Fund-Raising That Uses President’s Name and Picture Several people close to Mr. Trump said the statement was aimed at a group run by David Bossie, one of his earliest political advisers and the deputy campaign manager of his 2016 campaign....
02:52, 05/08/2019

Luxury mansion linked to Malaysia's 1MDB fund scandal to be sold U.S. prosecutors are seeking to sell a $39-million Los Angeles mansion allegedly bought by fugitive Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho with money stolen from a state fund, court filings showed....
09:39, 05/04/2019

Infineon launches 1.5 bln euro capital hike to help fund Cypress deal Infineon Technologies said on Monday it was launching an accelerated capital increase to raise 1.5 billion euros ($1.68 billion) towards the cost of its planned acquisition of Cypress Semiconductor....
19:00, 06/17/2019

Norway Fund Boosts Renewable Energy, Divests Fossil Fuels Norway’s parliament steered its $1 trillion sovereign-wealth fund to pull an estimated more than $13 billion from oil, gas and coal extracting companies and move up to $20 billion into renewable-energy projects and companies....
21:26, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Supreme Court to hear Intel retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear Intel Corp's bid to avoid a lawsuit accusing it of violating federal law in making employee retirement plan investments that cost beneficiaries hundreds of millions of dollars....
17:13, 06/10/2019

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

Philly refiner defers retirement fund payments to employees: letter Philadelphia Energy Solutions will defer retirement payments to union members until next year, the company said in a letter to the union last week, the latest sign the refiner is struggling to find......
19:52, 05/17/2019

World's biggest sovereign wealth fund to ditch fossil fuels Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global gets go ahead to divest $13bn of investmentsThe world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, which manages $1tn (£786bn) of Norway’s assets, has been given the go ahead for the largest fossil fuel divestment to date ...
22:39, 06/12/2019

Jon Stewart lashes out at lawmakers’ empty chairs at 9/11 victims fund hearing WASHINGTON — Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. Stewart, a longtime advocate for 9/11 responders, angrily called out lawmakers...
15:26, 06/12/2019

Warriors must crank up defense against relentless Raptors, Kerr says The Golden State Warriors may be one of the NBA's highest scoring teams but their defense must be at a premium if they are to even the NBA Finals with the Toronto Raptors, coach Steve Kerr says....
04:26, 06/02/2019

Cisco Systems wins $724 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agreement II, the Pentagon said on Monday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
23:26, 06/17/2019

Venezuela's Maduro appears with defense minister after uprising Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro appeared in a state television broadcast on Tuesday night together with Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino, his first public appearance since the opposition called for a military uprising earlier in the day....
04:52, 05/01/2019

Defense seeks to shift blame for warehouse fire A defense attorney is expected to counter a prosecutor's emotional opening statement by attempting to deflect blame from his client charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with a Northern California warehouse fire that killed...
07:52, 05/01/2019

Chinese defense minister says Tiananmen crackdown was justified Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that the bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago was the "correct" decision, citing the country's "stability" since then....
06:00, 06/02/2019

Biden takes aim at Trump’s defense of his Charlottesville comments Former Vice President Joe Biden charged Tuesday that President Trump was well aware of the true nature of what has been called a white nationalist and neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Va., in 2017 when he made equivocating comments following violen...
01:26, 05/01/2019

Doctor says dad who killed kids is insane, defense rests The defense has rested in the death penalty trial of a father charged with killing his five children, after a psychiatrist testified that the defendant was insane at the time of the killings....
03:26, 06/01/2019

Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Has a Book Coming Out This Summer (NEW YORK) — Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has a book coming out this summer, but he warns that it will not be a “tell-all” about President Donald Trump. “Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead” will be published Jul...
13:39, 05/28/2019

Britain appoints Penny Mordaunt as new defense secretary Britain's government said on Wednesday Penny Mordaunt had been named defense secretary to replace Gavin Williamson, who was sacked over the leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei....
20:13, 05/01/2019

Huawei is too close to Chinese government: U.S. defense chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the theft of intellectual property....
08:52, 06/01/2019

Boeing wins $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract - Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract for post-production requirements for the KC-46 Pegasus aircraft, the Pentagon said on Monday....
00:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the growing Chinese influence around the world....
23:13, 05/23/2019

UK PM May fires defense minister Williamson over Huawei leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson on Wednesday over the leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei....
20:13, 05/01/2019

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat rising tensions with Iran....
07:52, 05/24/2019

Man accused of newspaper attack takes up an insanity defense Attorneys for the man accused of killing five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, are nearing a deadline to change his plea from not guilty to an insanity defense....
03:26, 04/30/2019

Taiwan confirms request for US tanks, air defense systems TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has confirmed it has asked to purchase more than 100 U.S. tanks, along with air defense and anti-tank missile systems in a major potential arms sale that could worsen frictions between Washington and Beijing. The Defense ...
06:00, 06/06/2019

GM defense unit gets new leaders, stays quiet on plans GM has remained in stealth mode a year and a half after re-establishing its defense unit. What is known is that the new leadership team will be responsible for launching several hydrogen fuel cell-powered products....
09:13, 05/25/2019

No distractions for U.S. team ahead of women's World Cup defense Defending champions the United States are in their own private 'bubble', shutting out any distraction ahead of the women's World Cup starting in France on Friday, and loving it....
18:39, 06/06/2019

Man accused of newspaper shooting chooses insanity defense Attorneys for the man accused of killing five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, are nearing a deadline to change his plea from not guilty to an insanity defense....
23:52, 04/29/2019

Lockheed Martin wins $1.15 bln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon The U.S. Defense Department awarded Lockheed Martin Corp a $1.15 billion contract for services related to the F-35 Lightning II aircraft, the Pentagon said on Monday. (Reporting by Makini Brice)...
23:39, 04/29/2019

Boeing wins $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract for post-production requirements for the KC-46 Pegasus aircraft, the Pentagon said on Monday. (Reporting by Eric Beech)...
23:39, 04/29/2019

Venezuela defense minister says 'act of violence partly defeated' Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino said "acts of violence" by some members of the armed forces on Tuesday had been "partly defeated" and that the military's top ranks remained "loyal to the constitution."...
19:52, 04/30/2019

Halep stays positive as title defense crumbles Simona Halep tried to look on the positive side after losing in the French Open quarter-finals on Thursday, saying her shock 6-2 6-4 defeat to Amanda Anisimova gave her more time to prepare for the grasscourt season....
18:39, 06/06/2019

Defense Department Works to Develop Software Faster The Pentagon is taking a page from tech companies, pushing its software developers to release code faster and with a sharper focus on users—in this case, members of the armed forces....
11:00, 06/06/2019

U.S., United Arab Emirates join new defense agreement The United Arab Emirates and the United States have agreed to a new defense cooperation deal during national security adviser John Bolton's visit to the Middle Eastern nation....
17:13, 05/30/2019

Adjudicator says any security defense of U.S. auto tariffs at WTO 'very difficult' The United States will find it "very difficult" to defend President's Donald Trump's proposed car tariff against any challenge at the World Trade Organization, a veteran trade adjudicator who has ruled on a related case told Reuters....
23:26, 05/27/2019

U.S. tops world in defense spending; Russia falls out of top 5 The United States spent more than any other country on defense in 2018, but Russia fell out of the top five for the first time in nearly 15 years, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said....
16:52, 04/29/2019

Ex-defense secretary Jim Mattis has book coming this summer NEW YORK (AP) — Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has a book coming, but he warns it will not be a “tell-all” about President Donald Trump. Random House announced Tuesday that “Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead” will be p...
12:52, 05/28/2019

Facebook Remolds Defense Team as Scrutiny Intensifies Facebook has been revamping the leadership of its defense teams in the face of what is potentially the most serious antitrust threat to the company in its 15-year history....
00:13, 06/07/2019

Cilic begins Queen’s Club title defense with win LONDON (AP) — Marin Cilic began defense of his title at the Queen’s Club grass-court event with a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Christian Garin in the first round on Monday. Cilic, a Wimbledon finalist in 2017, raced through the first set in just 20 mi...
19:52, 06/17/2019

Man Charged With Killing 5 in Annapolis Newsroom Uses Insanity Defense Jarrod W. Ramos’s lawyers said in a court filing that a mental disorder either prevented him from appreciating the criminality of his conduct or from following the law....
07:39, 04/30/2019

Congress to question TransDigm over defense profits exceeding 1,000% Executives for TransDigm Group Inc will testify before a Congressional committee on Wednesday after a Pentagon-endorsed investigation found the aircraft parts supplier made profits exceeding 1,000% on some spare parts and equipment....
18:26, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Acting defense secretary seeing border firsthand MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan’s visit to the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 10 a.m. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he intends to accelerate planning to secure the U.S.-Mexic...
17:13, 05/11/2019

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job....
23:39, 06/11/2019

Lillard stays cold vs. Warriors' 'wall of defense' Damian Lillard's struggles continued in Saturday's Game 3, in which he missed 13 of his 18 shots from the field and scored 19 points in a 110-99 loss to the Warriors....
10:13, 05/19/2019

APNewsBreak: SEAL war crime defense says prosecutors spied LOS ANGELES (AP) — Defense lawyers in the case of a Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq say prosecutors installed spying software in emails sent to them and to a reporter. Tim Parlatore, the lawyer for Special Operations ...
18:13, 05/13/2019

Soccer: U.S. women say lawsuit won't distract from title defense U.S. women's national soccer team players said their focus will be on the field when they start their World Cup title defense in Paris next week despite their high-profile lawsuit against their soccer federation....
03:13, 06/09/2019

Koepka back at Nelson after 3 major wins, before a defense Koepka has won three majors since he last played at Byron Nelson, and returns week before defending PGA Championship        ...
03:39, 05/09/2019

U.S. intelligence on Venezuela 'very good,' acting defense chief says Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan dismissed concerns about a potential intelligence failure on Venezuela like the one that preceded the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, and said top U.S. officials had held talks at the Pentagon on Friday....
01:26, 05/04/2019

Huntington Ingalls wins $687 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc's Newport News Shipbuilding division has been awarded a $687 million contract for work on the USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by David Alexander)...
01:13, 06/13/2019

Pentagon warns EU against blocking U.S. companies from defense pact A new European military pact risks shutting American companies out of defense contracts and undermining NATO, the United States has told the European Union, hinting at possible retaliation....
17:39, 05/14/2019

DealBook Briefing: Meet the New Defense Industry Giant Uniting the aerospace unit of United Technologies and Raytheon will create a huge maker of jet engines and missiles — and could force more mergers in the industry....
13:52, 06/10/2019

American's stabbing of German burglar deemed self-defense German authorities have dropped an investigation of a U.S. Army employee who killed a burglar during a home break-in, saying he acted within his rights to defend his family....
19:00, 05/08/2019

Trump told U.S. defense chief: no war with Iran: N.Y. Times U.S. President Donald Trump has told his acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, he does not want to go to war with Iran, the New York Times reported on Thursday, citing unidentified administration officials....
22:00, 05/16/2019

US Air Force base in New Mexico gets upgrade for ‘space defense’ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. Air Force has begun construction on a facility at Kirtland Air Force Base that officials say will play a role in the proposed “space defense.” The Albuquerque Journal reports the Air Force Research Laboratory&...
10:52, 06/12/2019

Venezuela’s opposition-led congress to debate defense pact Venezuela’s opposition-controlled National Assembly plans to discuss backing for Venezuela’s return to a regional defense agreement that dates from the Cold War...
17:52, 05/07/2019

Venezuela's opposition-led congress to debate defense pact Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela's return to a regional defense agreement that dates from the Cold War....
18:13, 05/07/2019

American’s stabbing of German burglar deemed self-defense BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have dropped an investigation of a U.S. Army employee who killed a burglar during a home break-in, saying he acted within his rights to defend his family. Prosecutors said the 41-year-old American fought off three mas...
18:13, 05/08/2019

China says it is only taking actions in self defense in U.S. trade dispute China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday the United States was defining the two countries' dispute over trade as a trade war, and China was only taking action in self-defense....
10:52, 05/15/2019

Shanahan: honored by Trump's nomination to be defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Thursday he was honored by President Donald Trump's plan to nominate him to be defense secretary, after more than four months performing the job in an acting capacity....
23:13, 05/09/2019

Blues defense fuels offense in 4-2 Game 2 win over Sharks Defensemen Vince Dunn and Robert Bortuzzo scored second-period goals that helped the St. Louis Blues overcome another big game from San Jose's Logan Couture with a 4-2 victory that tied the Western Conference final at one game apiece  ...
08:39, 05/14/2019

Defense upholds Oakland warehouse operator as family man A defense attorney is expected to counter a prosecutor's emotional opening statement by attempting to deflect blame from his client charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with a Northern California warehouse fire that killed...
02:26, 05/02/2019

Trump nominates Patrick Shanahan as defense secretary US President Donald Trump has named former Boeing executive Patrick Shanahan as his pick to be US defense secretary. Shanahan has been serving in the role on an acting basis since the start of the year....
11:00, 05/10/2019

Theresa May's letter to dismissed defense secretary Williamson British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson on Wednesday over the leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei....
02:13, 05/02/2019

Britain’s May fires defense secretary after Huawei leak Prime Minister Theresa May said she had “compelling evidence” of the unauthorized disclosure. The man she pushed out, Gavin Williamson, denied he was the leaker....
00:39, 05/02/2019

The Latest: SEAL’s trial delayed; defense wants new judge SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing into efforts by military prosecutors to track emails sent to lawyers representing a Navy SEAL accused of murder (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A judge has delayed the court-martial of a Navy SEAL accused o...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Boeing wins $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract for Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits, spares, repairs and technical services, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by David Alexander)...
07:39, 06/15/2019

The Latest: Defense gives jury their side in mailbox case HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a corruption trial against a former Honolulu police chief, his wife and current and former officers (all times local): 3 p.m. The defense attorney representing the wife of a former Honolulu police chief says what happene...
04:39, 05/23/2019

North Korea's New Weapon Likely to Better Evade Missile Defense The short-range missiles tested by North Korea could strike much of South Korea and may be able to carry a nuclear warhead, providing Pyongyang with extra firepower as diplomatic frictions grow with Washington....
21:52, 05/10/2019

Nexon’s Godzilla Defense Force rampages onto iOS and Android In advance of the film Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Nexon launches Godzilla Defense Force as a free-to-play mobile game on iOS and Android.Read More...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Defense in China Scholar's death trial: He did it Federal prosecutors detailed the brutal death of a Chinese scholar in opening statements of a federal death-penalty trial for a former University of Illinois graduate student. The defense admits he did it. (June 12)       &#...
04:52, 06/13/2019

Trump nominates Patrick Shanahan to be Defense Secretary WASHINGTON – President Trump has made it official and will nominate Patrick Shanahan to be his administration’s second Secretary of Defense. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement Thursday afternoon that it was “...
06:39, 05/10/2019

SEAL’s lawyer says Navy spied on defense without approval LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of murder say documents show prosecutors misled a judge to get approval to track emails sent to defense attorneys and a journalist. Attorney Tim Parlatore says Navy investigators and the prosecutor d...
02:13, 05/22/2019

Hungary far-right party forms uniformed ‘self-defense’ group BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A far-right party in Hungary says it is forming a uniformed “self-defense group” in the spirit of the Hungarian Guard, which a court ordered disbanded in 2009. Laszlo Toroczkai, head of the Our Homeland Movement, ...
16:52, 05/14/2019

Defense: Solitary unjust for ex-CIA employee awaiting trial NEW YORK (AP) — Defense lawyers say a New York judge should order a former CIA employee removed from solitary confinement because it was imposed unjustly and hurts his chance at a fair trial. Assistant Federal Defender Sabrina Shroff made the claims ...
03:00, 05/11/2019

Didi Gregorius’ defense isn’t setting off Yankees alarms Didi Gregorius welcomed himself back to Yankee Stadium on Tuesday with a double in his first at-bat. The shortstop’s defense is still trying to catch up. In his fourth game back from offseason Tommy John surgery, Gregorius committed his second error ...
06:13, 06/12/2019

Trump to nominate former Boeing executive as defense secretary Patrick Shanahan has served in the role in an acting capacity since the departure of former Pentagon chief Jim MattisDonald Trump will nominate Patrick Shanahan, the acting Pentagon chief, as his new defense secretary, the White House announced on Th...
03:39, 05/10/2019

Imran Khan's Pak Government Tables Budget Amid Monetary Fund Bailout Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's government vowed to collect more taxes and make cuts in spending in a closely watched budget presented to parliament Tuesday, weeks after reaching a deal with the......
22:39, 06/11/2019

Senior BoE official backs fund suspensions amid Neil Woodford saga A senior Bank of England official has supported the use of suspensions to protect funds, as pressure grows on under-fire asset manager Neil Woodford....
18:52, 06/11/2019

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

FROM THE FIELD: Children in Lake Chad Basin attend school with help from UN-backed fund Some 3.5 million children living in the Lake Chad Basin in Africa’s Sahel region do not have access to education according to the UN-backed Education Cannot Wait fund....
21:39, 04/28/2019

Dan Crenshaw fact-checks NYT writer who wrongly accused him of not supporting 9/11 victims fund Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Tex, had a sharp response to a New York Times writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, urging the liberal journalist to "check his facts."...
08:13, 06/12/2019

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

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

Norway fund to support measure to curb water pollution at Pilgrim's Pride Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, will vote in favor of a shareholder proposal on reducing water pollution at poultry-maker Pilgrim's Pride Corporation, the $1.1 trillion fund's manager said on Monday....
17:26, 04/29/2019

British money manager Woodford's star wanes over locked fund gate Famed for eschewing the tech bubble and sticking with tobacco and pharmaceuticals as others sold out, Neil Woodford's cult status among British money managers is on the ropes after some of his......
14:52, 06/05/2019

Brazil plan to revamp Amazon Fund irks Norway, Germany: sources Brazil's right-wing government has run into resistance from key donors Norway and Germany over its plans to change management of the billion-dollar Amazon Fund aimed at reducing deforestation, people familiar with the matter say....
15:00, 05/31/2019

Warburg Pincus nearing close of $4.3 bln China-Southeast Asia fund - sources Warburg Pincus LLC is nearing the final close of an at least $4.25 billion private equity fund focusing on Chinese and Southeast Asian investments, people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
11:13, 06/06/2019

Yemen war ‘a test of our humanity’, and we’re ‘badly failing’ warns UN Children’s Fund chief “Fifteen million children in Yemen are asking you to save their lives” the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) told the 15 members of the Security Council on Wednesday, in an impassioned plea for action to end four years of fighting which has lef...
18:52, 05/15/2019

Soros Fund Management increases stake in Tesla convertible bonds: filings Billionaire George Soros' investment firm, Soros Fund Management Llc, raised its stake in Tesla Inc's convertible bonds due in 2021 by 17.5 million convertible bonds to 37.5 million convertible......
09:13, 05/16/2019

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund aims to tap debt markets twice this year Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund is planning to tap the debt market twice this year, after an overwhelmingly positive response from international investors....
07:26, 05/01/2019

Roguebook goes to Kickstarter to fund this Faeria-inspired roguelike digital card game Belgium game studio Abrakam is taking is looking to Kickstarter to raise funds for its next game, a rougelike digital card game called Roguebook.Read More...
15:39, 06/06/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 7-Tesla ends 'Spartan diet' and seeks $2.3 bln to fund expansion Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in sales and build new product lines....
05:39, 05/03/2019

Hedge Fund Titan David Tepper Plans to Return Investors' Money Famed hedge-fund manager David Tepper plans to turn Appaloosa LP into a family office managing his personal wealth as he spends more time focused on running the Carolina Panthers football team....
19:26, 05/23/2019

Centrists warn of 'slippery slope' after Democrats skirt rules to fund agenda A group of moderates is calling out House Democratic leaders for blowing past the caucus’s own budget rules to pay for its agenda, a sign of strain among the resurgent fiscal-hawk wing of the party.The Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to Speaker Nanc...
22:39, 06/05/2019

'Toxic cocktail' brewing for U.S. asset managers: hedge fund investor Kass Hedge fund investor Doug Kass said on Tuesday that he is shorting several investment managers, including T. Rowe Price Group Inc and Franklin Resources Inc, as they could be "the next group to feel......
02:39, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Norway's pension fund KLP bans investment in alcohol, gambling firms KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, said on Tuesday it will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and bonds in such firms worth about $320 million....
10:52, 05/28/2019

Massive Saudi wealth fund zeros in on China, but US remains its top investment target The Saudi Public Investment Fund is one of the Middle East's largest, with some $300 billion in assets under management and an aim to increase that to $2 trillion by 2030....
07:52, 05/01/2019

Hedge fund Voce urges Argo to slash expenses, nominates five directors An activist hedge fund on Tuesday nominated five directors and urged insurance company Argo Group International Holdings Ltd to cut $100 million in expenses, including corporate jets and housing for......
10:00, 05/01/2019

Evermore Global Value Fund Finds European Stocks Selling At A Deep Discount David Marcus, portfolio manager of the Evermore Global Value Fund, is a deep diving value investor, looking for cheap stocks with catalysts to pull value out of the stocks. He's beaten his benchmark for the 1-year, 3-year and 5-year periods and he's ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Canadian pension fund Caisse replaces lending unit CEO after ethical failures Canada's second-largest pension fund said on Tuesday it had replaced the chief executive and overhauled the board of its commercial real estate lending unit, after an outside investigation found ethical failures by a handful of employees....
00:13, 05/29/2019

House panel unanimously passes 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming WASHINGTON — The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on Wednesday. The move comes a day after former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed members of a Judiciar...
22:39, 06/12/2019

Amid Clashes, Tripura Congress Creates Crisis Fund For Injured Supporters The Tripura Congress may have decided to move the Supreme Court to seek compensation for supporters who suffered injuries and property loss in post-poll violence across the state, but it isn't......
07:13, 05/29/2019

Soros Fund Management increases stake in Tesla convertible bonds -filings Billionaire George Soros' investment firm, Soros Fund Management Llc, raised its stake in Tesla Inc's convertible bonds due in 2021 by 17.5 million convertible bonds to 37.5 million convertible bonds as of the end of the first quarter, according to a...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Human hedge fund managers embrace robot-rival tools to amp returns Traditional stock-pickers in the hedge fund world have been struggling to justify their expenses and weak returns in recent years, as low-cost algorithmic funds have done better. Now, human managers are starting to embrace the technologies employed ...
22:00, 05/01/2019

Bristol-Myers Prepares Large Bond Sale To Fund Celgene Purchase Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. is planning to sell around $20 billion of bonds on Tuesday, seizing on a low-interest rate environment to help fund its $74 billion acquisition of Celgene Corp....
18:26, 05/07/2019

Pakistan should focus on 'hawala' transfers to stem corrupt fund flows: report Pakistani authorities should tighten supervision of traditional cash transfer methods as part of a wider overhaul of financial sector regulation to stem outflows of corrupt money, a British think-tank said....
22:26, 05/22/2019

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

Japan's SoftBank set for small profit rise, Vision Fund IPO plans eyed Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is expected to report a small rise in its fourth-quarter profit, while investors look for details on whether the conglomerate plans to monetize its almost $100 billion Vision Fund through an IPO....
08:26, 05/07/2019

U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes immediately halting any ne...
00:00, 06/08/2019

Secondary is primary focus for Ravens' defense this season During a busy offseason, the Baltimore Ravens put a high priority on fortifying a secondary that last season played a huge role on the top-ranked defense in the NFL       ...
23:52, 06/11/2019