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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 liber...

Dan Crenshaw fact-checks NYT writer who wrongly accused him of not supporting 9/11 victims fund

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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

Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasts NY Times writer, other critics: 'They have succeeded in politicizing 9/11' Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, addressed a New York Times op-ed writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund on Wednesday, calling the writer's initial accusation "inexcusable."...
07:26, 06/13/2019

Crenshaw says SEAL accused of war crimes should stand trial before potential pardon Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-Tx.) says a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan should stand trial before President Trump considers him for a pardon, according to a report. He served in the SEALs for 10 years and lost his eye in Afgha...
12:13, 05/22/2019

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

‘May I Give You a Hug?’ How El Paso Is Supporting the Families of Victims Yvonne Loya sat against a metal railing on a curb overlooking the Walmart. She held her head in her hands as her kids worked on a poster with colored markers on the concrete in front of her, with no respite from the sun in the nearly hundred-degree d...
06:39, 08/07/2019

Man wrongly accused of killing 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes found dead in jail cell A man who was wrongly accused of murdering 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes last year was found dead in a Texas jail last week in an apparent suicide, according to a report. Robert Paul Cantrell, 49, was found by guards hanging in his Montgomery County Jail...
10:52, 07/30/2019

Máximo Kirchner takes aim at Peronist opponents for supporting austery, vulture fund deal Lawmaker Máximo Kirchner on Saturday commemorated his father Néstor's rise to power 16 years ago at a highly charged political event in the city of José C. Paz....
12:52, 04/29/2019

Germany arrests Kosovo man accused of supporting IS group German authorities have arrested a Kosovo national accused of supporting the Islamic State group by transferring thousands of euros to a fighter and a would-be recruit....
20:00, 06/12/2019

'All-white company' wrongly accused immigrant author of racism, $13M lawsuit claims Jordanian-American author Natasha Tynes is suing book publisher Rare Bird Lit. Inc. for the company's actions amid a social media shaming scandal.        ...
09:52, 06/09/2019

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Hezbollah Officials Accused of Supporting Iran The sanctions were the first to directly target members of Lebanon’s Parliament and underscored the White House’s intention to ratchet up pressure on Iran by punishing groups tied to its government....
23:26, 07/09/2019

Donald Trump accused of sexually assaulting New York writer E Jean Carroll alleges that Trump assaulted her in a dressing room at Bergdorf Goodman in 1995 or 1996, potentially raping herDonald Trump is facing a fresh allegation that he sexually assaulted a woman in his days as a real estate developer in the m...
21:13, 06/21/2019

Trump: ‘We’ll see what happens’ with 9/11 victims fund President Trump said he was “impressed” with Jon Stewart’s emotional testimony about continuing health care for 9/11 responders before a House panel but sidestepped a question whether he would direct Senate Majority Leader Mitch McC...
22:52, 06/23/2019

True-crime writer accused of making up interviews with serial killers A popular true-crime writer has been accused of making up interviews with many of the world’s most high-profile serial killers, including Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer and Charles Manson. Paul Harrison, 59, the author of more than 33 books, is a fo...
14:52, 07/16/2019

9/11 first responder pleads for victims fund from his hospice bed Luis Alvarez, who testified with Jon Stewart, asked Congress to ‘do the right thing’ in what he expects to be his last interviewAn emergency first responder who was diagnosed with cancer following his work at Ground Zero in New York has spoken from h...
21:13, 06/21/2019

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

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

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

Trump to sign 9/11 victims fund bill on Monday WASHINGTON – The White House has confirmed that President Trump will sign the 9/11 Victim Compensation Act bill Monday, surrounded by more than 200 individuals directly affected by the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. The event will be the culmi...
17:52, 07/26/2019

Activists blame Sen. Mike Lee for holding up 9/11 victims fund A Utah senator is holding up a vote to approve bipartisan legislation that would provide for 9/11 victims and their families, infuriating first responders who gave their all on that day, The Post has learned. Republican Sen. Mike Lee has placed a pro...
18:52, 07/17/2019

Trump signs 9/11 victims’ compensation fund extension Appearing in the Rose Garden with more than 60 first responders from the 2001 terrorist attacks, Trump signed into law an extension of the fund through 2092, essentially making it permanent....
01:13, 07/30/2019

Fund to compensate Equifax data breach victims set to run out Consumers rushing to collect $125 (£103) in compensation from Equifax after a major data breach could be disappointed, US regulators have warned....
11:13, 08/01/2019

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

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

Senate to vote on permanently extending 9/11 victims fund The Senate has agreed to vote on permanently extending the 9/11 victims fund, setting up action that will put the bill on President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature by next week.After Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) insisted on ame...
23:39, 07/18/2019

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

Jon Stewart slams Mitch McConnell over reauthorizing 9/11 victims fund Jon Stewart lashed out at Sen. Mitch McConnell, saying that he was using the 9/11 community as a "political pawn."        ...
15:52, 06/18/2019

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

Senate passes bill ensuring 9/11 victims fund will never run out of money House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at a news conference on behalf of 9/11 victims and families, Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Capitol in Washington. The House is expected to approve a bill Friday ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund for th...
02:13, 07/24/2019

McConnell pledges to reauthorize 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund in August WASHINGTON – During an emotional meeting, a group of 9/11 first responders persuaded Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Tuesday to commit to passing a bill in August to reauthorize the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund. In a moving moment, ...
04:00, 06/26/2019

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

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

9/11 first responder: Senators who blocked vote on victims fund are ‘a–holes’ John Feal, a first responder who’s been fighting for passage of the 9/11 compensation fund bill in Congress, said senators who held up the legislation in the upper chamber are “a–holes.” GOP Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Mik...
17:52, 07/18/2019

Congress clears permanent funding for Sept. 11 victims fund The Senate cleared legislation Tuesday to permanently authorize a Sept. 11 victims compensation fund, rejecting GOP amendments to put limits on the funding and to pay for the measure, by a vote of 96-2....
00:00, 07/24/2019

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

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

Lawmakers urge McConnell to pass 9/11 victims fund bill quickly Federal lawmakers including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday urged Senate leadership to quickly pass the bill permanently funding the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund — now that the House of Representatives has approved the measure. “We ha...
20:00, 07/15/2019

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Bill Expanding 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund (WASHINGTON) — The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. The 97-2 vote sends the bill to President Donald Trump, who is...
09:26, 07/24/2019

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

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

Jon Stewart fires back at Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victims fund bill Ex-Daily Show host continues to demand Congress act to aid September 11 responders, with appearance on Stephen ColbertAs generations of opponents have discovered, it can be hard to land a punch in a political fight against Mitch McConnell, the longes...
19:13, 06/18/2019

Trump to sign 9/11 victims fund bill Friday at White House President Donald Trump will hold a bill-signing ceremony Friday for a new law guaranteeing financial support to 9/11 first responders and other victims of the terrorist attacks, sources said Wednesday. John Feal, a first responder and longtime advoca...
21:39, 07/24/2019

Jon Stewart rips Rand Paul for ‘outrageous’ 9/11 victims fund hold up Jon Stewart on Wednesday evening tore into Republican Sens. Rand Paul and Mike Lee for effectively blocking an extension of the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund. Earlier Wednesday, the lawmakers slowed down the process of passing the bipartisan ...
06:39, 07/18/2019

Rand Paul Rediscovers Fiscal Conservatism to Block 9/11 Victims' Compensation Fund Rand Paul blocks the 9/11 victims' compensation fund on the Senate floor on Wednesday afternoon, even though he voted for a far more expensive tax reform bill....
22:13, 07/18/2019

Jon Stewart to attend Senate Dems lunch ahead of 9/11 victims fund vote Comedian Jon Stewart will attend the Senate Democratic Caucus lunch on Tuesday as the chamber is poised to permanently authorize the 9/11 victims fund. The former "Daily Show" star who advocates for 9/11 responders and beefing up the fund was invite...
18:39, 07/23/2019

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

Sept. 11 victims advocates say they secured Senate commitment to extend compensation fund Advocates of a compensation fund for emergency personnel and others who responded at the sites of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the United States said on Tuesday that they had secured a commitment from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for promp...
10:52, 06/26/2019

Watch: Jon Stewart calls out lawmakers over 9/11 victims' compensation fund in emotional House testimony Comedian Jon Stewart tore into members of Congress Tuesday for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks won't run out of money -- and for skipping a hearing devoted to that very crisis. ...
22:39, 06/11/2019

Senators reach deal to vote on 9/11 victims fund as Dems blast proposed Lee amendment Senators from both parties reached a deal Thursday to bring a bill that would all but ensure that the 9/11 Victims' Compensation Fund never runs out of money to a vote next week....
01:13, 07/19/2019

9/11 victims' fund bill passes Senate, ending months of doubts for 'ecstatic' first responders The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill to ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, fulfilling a pledge made by President Trump and ending months of uncertainty as the fund rapidly deplet...
03:26, 07/24/2019

9/11 victims fund bill passes House Judiciary Committee, a day after Jon Stewart's fiery testimony The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday passed a reauthorization bill for the 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund, a day after comedian Jon Stewart lambasted members of Congress for failing to attend a hearing on the bill....
21:52, 06/12/2019

House panel advances bill to boost September 11th Victims Compensation Fund A House panel passed a bill Wednesday to authorize additional funding for the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund until 2090, one day after comedian Jon Stewart sharply criticized members of Congress for not attending a subcommittee hearing on t...
19:13, 06/12/2019

McConnell tells first responders that the Senate is working to renew 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund by August The Senate majority leader’s meeting with 9/11 first responders came after he was sharply criticized by comedian Jon Stewart over his handling of the measure....
04:52, 06/26/2019

Lauding ‘True American Warriors,’ President Trump Signs 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund Extension (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Monday signed a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund helping those impacted by the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks never runs out of money, ending years of legislative gridlock as the number of f...
22:00, 07/29/2019

Sen. Rand Paul Blocks Bipartisan Bill to Make Sure Sept. 11 Victims’ Fund Never Runs Out of Money (WASHINGTON) — A Republican senator has blocked a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims’ compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul questions the bill’s 70-year time frame and n...
23:39, 07/17/2019

Crazy Rich Asians co-writer quits after being offered eighth of writer's salary Adele Lim exited after learning Peter Chiarelli stood to earn $800,000 to $1m while she would make ‘$110,000-plus’Crazy Rich Asians co-writer Adele Lim has dropped out of two planned sequels to the hit romantic comedy, after learning she would be pai...
22:52, 09/05/2019

Rand Paul nixes bid to fast-track extension to 9/11 victims compensation fund, citing national debt Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., derailed an attempt by Democrats on Wednesday to fast-track an extension to the compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, citing the national debt. ...
22:52, 07/17/2019

FIFA accused of failing Afghan sexual abuse victims While FIFA celebrates women's football at the World Cup in France, it tramples it underfoot in other regions. For its president Gianni Infantino, the sexual abuse of Afghan national players is only an annoying side note....
23:00, 07/04/2019

Accused 9/11 mastermind open to role in victims' lawsuit if not executed The accused mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks has indicated a willingness to be deposed by victims who are suing Saudi Arabia for damages, if the United States decides not to seek the death penalty against him....
23:13, 07/29/2019

Tony Robbins accused of sexual misconduct, berating rape victims Self-help guru Tony Robbins is accused of sexually harassing fans and staffers — when he’s not berating victims of rape and violence in expletive-filled rants, according to a scathing new report. The famed 59-year-old motivational speaker’...
19:26, 05/17/2019

Accused Chilean kidnapper for Pinochet regime denies knowing victims Adriana Riva, in custody in Sydney following an extradition request from Chile, has applied for bailA Sydney woman wanted in Chile over the alleged kidnapping of seven people during the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet denies having known or...
08:52, 05/24/2019

Self-help guru Tony Robbins accused of sexual misconduct, berating victims of rape A BuzzFeed probe turned up allegations of sexual misconduct against self-help guru Tony Robbins, who is also accused of berating assault victims.        ...
17:26, 05/21/2019

Danny Masterson reportedly accused of stalking rape victims, calls suit 'beyond ridiculous' In a new lawsuit, Danny Masterson, former star of “That '70s Show" and "The Ranch,” is being accused of stalking women who allege he raped them.        ...
16:00, 08/15/2019

Rep. Crenshaw sends X-ray of missing eye to journalist who questioned his patriotism Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw fired back at a New York Times contributing opinion writer for questioning his patriotism and claiming he was not signed on to support the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund....
01:26, 06/12/2019

Dan Crenshaw and AOC Are Feuding After He Tweeted About Lending His Friends Guns While the overwhelming majority of Americans favor common sense gun legislation such as instituting universal background checks before someone can own a firearm, Texas Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw has a problem with that idea—namely, that it would st...
07:26, 09/05/2019

St. Louis congresswoman is the Queen of Beers, Dan Crenshaw 'People's Choice' St. Louis-area Rep. Ann Wagner was feeling pressure Wednesday night at the third annual Anheuser-Busch Brew Across America Beer Festival where she was competing with nine other lawmakers in a brewing competition....
20:00, 09/19/2019

Rep. Dan Crenshaw rips Antifa demonstrators, blasts Portland protests as ‘sad showing’ In a Twitter message Saturday, U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw declared Saturday’s protests in Portland, Ore., “a sad showing,” and said the city’s Antifa activists paled in comparison to the demonstrators fighting for democracy in Hong Kong....
14:39, 08/18/2019

Dan Crenshaw slams Obama adviser for doubting Iran to blame for oil tanker attacks Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasted former President Barack Obama’s adviser Ben Rhodes for questioning whether Iran was behind the attacks on a pair of oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week....
22:13, 06/15/2019

Rep. Crenshaw: AOC 'getting bolder with her lies' about border crisis, refuses to offer illegal immigration fix Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., hasn't told the truth about her visit to a border detention facility and refuses help alleviate the crisis, according to Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas....
02:39, 07/03/2019

Dan Crenshaw calls Maxine Waters' Iran comments a 'disgrace,' accuses her of 'repeating lies' Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Cali drew fire from Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Tx on Twitter Sunday, after she accused President Trump of provoking a conflict with Iran. ...
02:13, 06/25/2019

Rep. Dan Crenshaw dings ex-Obama aide Ben Rhodes for doubting US link of Iran to tanker attack Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas slammed former top Obama adviser Ben Rhodes for questioning U.S. claims that Iran attacked oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz and downplayed the threat from the regime....
13:39, 06/15/2019

Donald Trump wrongly says Hurricane Dorian will hit Alabama Weather service scrambles to correct mistake by US president, which he later repeatsHurricane Dorian – as it happenedDonald Trump has sown confusion about Hurricane Dorian, repeatedly wrongly claiming that Alabama was set to be hit by the storm and t...
17:00, 09/03/2019

No apology from Trump to five men wrongly convicted of 1989 rape Donald Trump has refused to apologise to five men wrongly convicted of raping a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago, saying "they admitted their guilt"....
13:39, 06/19/2019

Megan Rapinoe wrongly thinks she’s a preacher — not a player Arrogant, abrasive, sanctimonious, whiny, humorless, unpatriotic, self-important and immensely boring, Megan Rapinoe has made the least of her sudden ascent to fame as the captain of the World Cup-winning US women’s soccer team. With unprecedented al...
22:13, 07/13/2019

Was a man wrongly identified after police digitally altered his mugshot? ACLU says case ‘raises big questions’ after Oregon authorities removed facial tattoos before showing image to witnessesThe difference between Tyrone Lamont Allen’s booking photo and the photo seen by bank robbery witnesses is striking, and the image ...
12:52, 08/20/2019

Mom whose embryo was wrongly implanted in Queens woman tells all Weeks of legal wrangling and a secret courtroom proceeding left Anni Manukyan and her husband Ashot afraid they’d never see the son they didn’t initially know they had....
01:26, 07/14/2019

SpaceX sues over 'wrongly awarded' Air Force rocket contracts To say that SpaceX was unhappy with losing out on the US Air Force's rocket development contracts would be an understatement. The company has sued the US government under claims that the Air Force "wrongly awarded" contracts to Blue Origin, Nor...
01:26, 05/23/2019

Trump stands by comments about wrongly convicted 'Central Park Five' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by claims he made about five men who were wrongly convicted for the brutal rape of a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago....
02:39, 06/19/2019

Canada will accept garbage containers wrongly sent to Philippines, says Manila Canada has agreed to take back 69 containers of garbage that were wrongly sent to the Philippines and will pay for their transport, Manila said on Tuesday, potentially ending a protracted diplomatic dispute....
01:26, 05/08/2019

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

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

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

US citizen wrongly held in jail for his skin color and Latino name, lawsuit says Ramon Torres, a Honduran-born U.S. citizen, was illegally held in jail, according to a lawsuit filed by the ACLU of Louisiana on Wednesday.        ...
22:26, 08/25/2019

Canada's Trudeau exonerates Cree chief wrongly imprisoned in 1885 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who has been criticized by some indigenous communities, on Thursday apologized and posthumously exonerated a Cree chief unjustly imprisoned for treason more than 130 years ago....
23:39, 05/23/2019

Customers Being Wrongly Detained for 'Stolen' Rental Cars Is Apparently a Thing Quite a few of you probably have plans to travel and rent cars this summer, so listen up: There have been various cases where rental car companies like Hertz have mistakenly reported their cars as missing and then getting unsuspecting customers arres...
01:26, 05/25/2019

AirAsia Pilot Suspended For Wrongly Transmitting "Hijack Code": Report Aviation regulator DGCA Friday suspended an AirAsia India pilot for a period of three months for erroneously transmitting the ''hijack code'' to the Air Traffic Services during a Delhi-Srinagar flight......
16:26, 07/19/2019

World's scariest doll discovered by woman who wrongly insists it's not scary The “scary doll” subgenre is alive and well. In the coming months, audiences will see the return of Chucky, another installment of Annabelle, and Dee Wallace taking on a whole trunk of the things. While it seems like a great time to be a fan of getti...
19:13, 06/07/2019

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

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

White Man Wrongly Branded as Killer of 7-Year-Old Jazmine Barnes Dead of Apparent Suicide Many hearts shattered with the news of the tragic shooting death of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes, the little girl who was gunned down in a Houston-area Walmart parking lot in December 2018....
02:26, 08/02/2019

Wrongly convicted Nevada woman Cathy Woods to receive $3M settlement after 33 years in prison A Nevada woman who spent more than three decades in prison for a homicide she didn't commit will receive $3 million as part of a settlement from a Nevada county, officials decided....
21:39, 08/29/2019

Man Once Wrongly Convicted of Rape Now Faces Rape Charge in a New Case George Perrot served nearly 30 years in prison for a rape conviction after a trial based on flawed evidence. Now he has been charged again in a separate case....
10:00, 05/07/2019

Israeli PM wrongly refers to Boris Johnson as Boris Yeltsin Benjamin Netanyahu’s office clumsily tries to edit out mix-up over former Russian leader’s name The office of Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has released a video that clumsily tries to edit out a gaffe where he calls the British prime m...
16:00, 09/09/2019

Scaramucci says he’s done supporting Trump The Mooch is no longer in President Trump’s corner. Anthony Scaramucci, who served all of 11 days in the administration as White House communications director, said he won’t support Trump’s re-election and suggested the GOP might ne...
20:40, 08/12/2019

Be a Better Conversationalist by 'Supporting' Instead of 'Shifting' The last time a friend told you how busy they’ve been, did you respond with “Omg, SAME”? If you did, you might be what one sociologist calls a “conversational narcissist,” and it could be damaging your relationships....
00:13, 06/11/2019

Glastonbury: Supporting Stormzy's headline set As Stormzy delivered his acclaimed headline performance at Friday's Festival, interpreter Tara Asher who specialises in signing grime music was working alongside him. ....
14:39, 07/01/2019

New Jersey woman sentenced for supporting ISIS — again A New Jersey native who acted as a double agent for ISIS was being sentenced in Brooklyn on Monday for providing material support to the terror group — for the second time. Sinmyah Amera Ceasar was arrested in 2016 and pleaded guilty a year later to ...
20:39, 06/24/2019

Australian opposition wants more details before supporting tax reforms Australia’s main opposition party said on Sunday it wanted more information on the government's tax cuts before committing to supporting the full A$158 billion ($109 billion) package when parliament resumes next month....
06:26, 06/23/2019

Trump thanks IAFF members supporting him over Biden President Trump tweeted his thanks Friday night to the international firefighters association union members who bucked their leadership’s endorsement of presidential hopeful Joe Biden and started an “IAFF Union Firefighters for Trump” Facebook group....
08:13, 05/04/2019

Ex-marine jailed for messages sent to Remain-supporting MP A pro-Brexit Falklands War veteran has been jailed for 24 weeks after he posted menacing social media messages to a Remain-supporting MP which left her "scared" and "very exposed"....
15:00, 08/09/2019

Pak Will Disintegrate If It Keeps Supporting Terrorism: Rajnath Singh Pakistan should stop promoting terrorism, otherwise no one will be able to prevent its disintegration, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday....
20:26, 09/14/2019

Amitabh Bachchan Slammed For Supporting Mumbai Metro Maharashtra Navnirman Sena leader Akhil Chitre said it is very sad when people across Mumbai are protesting against the cutting of trees in Aarey forest, he is tweeting in favour of metro......
14:13, 09/18/2019

TP-Link won't be supporting HomeKit in its Smart Plug Mini after all TP-Link will not be updating their popular Kasa Smart Plug Mini to support Apple's HomeKit, according to the product's FAQ page. The networking brand had previously announced support for Apple's smart home framework at CES back in Janu...
15:26, 08/13/2019

Fed does the 'right thing' in supporting repo market: JPMorgan's Dimon JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon credited the U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday with doing the "right thing" in supporting the overnight funding needs of banks after borrowing costs suddenly spiked on Monday....
19:39, 09/18/2019

I have lifelong form supporting the underdog | Coco Khan The euphoria of winning is unfamiliar when you are always on the losing sideDriving home from Wembley stadium last month, I had a realisation. I’d been to watch the women’s FA Cup final where my team, West Ham, took a thumping. “You must be very disa...
20:00, 05/31/2019

Slowthai on Mercury prize, new PM and supporting Liam Gallagher As people are starting to quietly trail out of the room at the end of the Mercury Prize 2019 announcement, a loud voice shouts out from the podium: "Yes, mate! Mercury nominated, mate!"...
22:52, 07/25/2019

Prosecutor responds to detective supporting LGBT executions KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee district attorney is reviewing all pending cases investigated by a detective who has said the government should execute gay people. Knox County District Attorney Charme (SHARM’) Allen announced the action Wed...
20:26, 06/13/2019

U.S. ready to target other countries for supporting Venezuela's Maduro U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday said Washington was ready to impose sanctions on any international company doing business with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, a sharp escalation of U.S. pressure on the leftist leader....
01:26, 08/07/2019

Turkish court acquits 3 journalists of supporting terrorism A Turkish court acquitted three journalists Wednesday on charges of producing propaganda for a terrorist organization in connection with a 2016 incident....
15:52, 07/17/2019

Buttigieg alleges Trump voters are 'supporting racism' Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg suggested during Thursday night's debate that those who back President Trump and his immigration policies are “supporting racism."...
07:39, 09/13/2019

Are you still supporting your college graduate kid? Here's how to wean them off your money Many parents help their adult children pay everyday expenses. Here's how to manage that help it responsibly.        ...
15:13, 05/21/2019

‘SNL’ jabs GOP for supporting Trump, hating Ocasio-Cortez AOC would be just too much for the GOP. Saturday Night Live’s cold opener poked fun at leading Republicans’ unwavering support of President Trump — as long as it doesn’t involve New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
16:13, 05/12/2019

Bernie's Campaign Is Now Directly Supporting Strikes, Which Owns The Bernie Sanders campaign used its massive platform and organizing apparatus to rally support for University of California workers’ one-day strike on Thursday, per a new report by HuffPost. Nice!...
20:39, 05/17/2019

JP Nadda Hits Out At Congress For Not Supporting Scrapping Of Article 370 BJP Working President J P Nadda has hit out at the Congress for not supporting abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, alleging the party always indulged in vote bank politics though they knew......
09:13, 08/19/2019

Steam will stop supporting Ubuntu Linux over 32-bit compatibility If you're a Linux gamer who prefers Ubuntu, you might want to look for another distribution in the near future. Valve is dropping official support for Ubuntu in Steam as of the operating system's upcoming 19.10 release, which will cut 32-b...
05:26, 06/23/2019

Louisiana Democrat speaks out about supporting pro-life policies A pro-life Louisiana Democrat appeared on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" to discuss her ant-abortion views while Democratic presidential candidates continue to show their support for abortion rights....
05:26, 06/04/2019

Matthew Stafford supporting wife Kelly through ‘tough times’ ALLEN PARK, Mich. — Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is juggling his job on the field and his role as a husband and father as his wife, Kelly, recovers from surgery to remove a brain tumor. “There’s been some long days and some ...
11:13, 05/22/2019

Online knitting site bans posts supporting Trump A niche social media website devoted to knitting is banning posts supporting President Donald Trump, claiming the content amounts to advocating for white supremacy....
23:39, 06/25/2019

Bebe Rexha: Pooch will help me through nerves of supporting Jonas Brothers Bebe Rexha has said having her Insta-friendly pet pooch Bear will help get her through the nerves of supporting the Jonas Brothers on their worldwide tour....
15:00, 07/19/2019

Garden feeders are supporting rising numbers of urban birds More than half of British homeowners feed birds, maintaining 133 speciesThe increasingly appetising buffet provided for garden birds, from sunflower hearts to suet cakes, is supporting a rising number and greater diversity of species in Britain’s urb...
22:00, 05/21/2019

Political risks may be supporting oil prices, but that's likely just short term, JP Morgan says Oil prices jumped on Monday after Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih indicated there was a consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to continue limiting supply....
09:39, 05/20/2019

"Happy That PM Supporting Our Policies": Shiv Sena On Population Control A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a pitch for smaller families to combat population explosion, BJP ally Shiv Sena on Friday welcomed his remarks saying that late Bal Thackeray always......
16:00, 08/16/2019

Biden: Democratic candidate criticized for supporting abortion funding ban Campaign confirms Biden still supports the Hyde amendment, a law that bars the government from paying for abortion servicesReproductive rights groups have criticized the US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for supporting an abortion restri...
21:39, 06/05/2019

"Mamata Banerjee Supporting Those Who Wish To Divide Country": Amit Shah Stepping up his attack on Mamata Banerjee, BJP president Amit Shah said on Wednesday that the West Bengal chief minister has extended her support to those who wish to divide the country by separating......
13:39, 05/01/2019

Brexit-supporting Conservative faction will vote against PM May's deal: lawmaker A majority of members of the European Research Group, a large eurosceptic faction in Britain’s ruling Conservative Party, will vote against Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal when it is brought back before parliament next month, a lawmaker said...
11:26, 05/15/2019

Merck KGaA sees currencies supporting 2019 outlook Germany's Merck KGaA , which is taking over U.S. electronic chemicals maker Versum Materials, said it expected a slight tailwind from foreign exchange effects supporting earnings growth this year....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Montana governor says he’s open to idea of supporting Keystone XL pipeline Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said Monday during an online meeting about climate change that he's open to supporting the Keystone XL pipeline "if it's done right,'' a departure from other Democratic presidential candidates who condemn the proposed oil l...
22:26, 07/01/2019

Ilhan Omar proposes resolution supporting boycott of Israel Omar’s resolution seeks to push back against US laws banning the boycott of Israel and affirms the right of Americans to organize boycotts of foreign countries if they so wish....
20:00, 07/18/2019

For Mother's Day, Trump-supporting moms talk about their struggles, experiences Many American moms have thrown their support behind President Donald Trump -- some publicly -- and have experienced the challenges that come with that....
20:39, 05/12/2019

Charlie Daniels on why he's committed to supporting veterans: 'There is a great need for assistance' Whether you have an ear for gospel music, southern rock songs or that country twang – one thing will be certain, Charlie Daniels serves it to you straight....
16:26, 09/11/2019

The A to Z of a Writer’s Routine From waking up to snacks to filling the void to actually writing, Grant Snider tells the story of a typical day in the life of someone who lives by the pen....
19:39, 05/24/2019

Call of Duty Endowment, the charity all gamers should be supporting this Armed Forces Day Armed Forces Day is this Saturday and for Call of Duty fans there's no excuse not to do your bit to help support ex-forces personnel, by getting involved with the Call of Duty Endowment in-game digital items....
20:52, 06/27/2019

McConnell challenger Amy McGrath changes her mind on supporting Kavanaugh just hours after backlash McGrath’s campaign announced a $2.5 million haul in her first 24 hours in the race. But she quickly faced criticism after saying in an interview she would have supported Brett M. Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation. Shortly after, she tweeted a re...
05:00, 07/11/2019

Opinion: Not everybody is supporting US women's team in 2019 World Cup quest With Spain in the rear-view mirror and France on the horizon, most American sports fans are all on board with the U.S. women’s World Cup soccer team       ...
01:26, 06/27/2019

Fiancées of Indy 500 drivers wear T-shirts supporting the right to abortion Simon Pagenaud's fiancée, Hailey McDermott, said: "Let’s make the people who have done this to us uncomfortable."        ...
08:00, 05/19/2019

Alyssa Milano faces backlash for supporting a Marianne Williamson fundraiser: ‘I know. I know.’ The "Charmed" actress defended her decision to help raise money for the controversial Democratic candidate, saying Williamson is addressing the "soulful ache of the nation."...
01:13, 07/18/2019

Apple's Supporting Actors---iPad, Watch and Mac---Take Center Stage at WWDC Apple spent a decade building a universe of products around the iPhone. But on Monday at its Worldwide Developers Conference, the company made it look like the iPhone was just one member of an ensemble cast...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Alysia Montaño called out Nike for not supporting parents. Many Americans can relate. The Olympian and seven-time national champion appeared to have it all: a healthy child, a supportive husband and her dream job. What she didn’t have, though, was maternity leave....
18:13, 05/29/2019

AFL-CIO head 'would have a hard time supporting' 'Medicare-for-all' that eliminates union plans Democratic candidates' 'Medicare-for-all' plans will rip apart union members' health coverage in a move AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says will make it difficult for him and workers to get behind....
00:13, 09/02/2019

Howard Dean: Why supporting the USMCA trade deal will help Democrats win in 2020 This much-needed NAFTA update, called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, is a sweeping trade deal that will create jobs, open up new markets for U.S. businesses of all sizes, and strengthen ties with two of America's most important allie...
15:39, 05/29/2019

Bernie Sanders refuses to apologize for not supporting wars in Middle East Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he’d never apologize for refusing to support wars in the Middle East, saying that he was right about past wars going back to Vietnam and would continue to oppose war with Iran. The Vermont ...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Jon Stewart has some fresh fire for lawmakers who blocked a bill supporting 9/11 first responders Four years after leaving The Daily Show—and his default pulpit as one of the last generally trustworthy, moral voices in American political commentary—Jon Stewart has been extremely careful about the ways he’s spent his cultural cachet. (Okay, mostly...
04:52, 07/18/2019

US Teen Jailed For 20 Years For Supporting Pak-Based Terror Group Lashkar A US court on Monday sentenced a North Texas man to 20 years of imprisonment for providing material support to terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). US District Judge Reed O'Connor sentenced Michael......
08:13, 09/17/2019

JPMorgan's Dimon says Federal Reserve did 'right thing' in supporting repo market Jamie Dimon, Chief Executive of JPMorgan Chase & Co., said Wednesday the U.S. Federal Reserve did the "right thing" in injecting funds to support overnight funding needs for banks....
18:52, 09/18/2019

OPEC supply squeeze seen supporting higher oil prices: Reuters survey Oil prices are likely to stay buoyant this year as the U.S. decision to end waivers on Iranian oil and OPEC output curbs are expected to keep supply tight, a Reuters survey showed on Tuesday....
15:00, 04/30/2019

Meet 'Barry's' hit men, who make up half of the comedy supporting actor category Does HBO's "Barry" -- the darkly comic tale of a talented hitman yearning to break away from his violent vocation and start a more fulfilling new life as an actor --have the deepest comedy acting bench on television? Emmy voters certainly think so....
00:13, 08/29/2019

Home Depot shoppers threaten boycott over Trump-supporting co-founder Home Depot shoppers have been threatening to boycott the store after its co-founder, Bernie Marcus, revealed in a recent interview that he’d be donating to President Trump’s re-election bid. “Never shopping @HomeDepot again,” ...
08:00, 07/09/2019

Democrat Rivals Rebuke Joe Biden for Supporting Federal Funding Ban for Abortion (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women’s rights advocates for his defense of a decades-old prohibition on federal money paying for abortions. Most Democratic White House hopefuls reflect t...
14:13, 06/06/2019

NITI Aayog "Not Supporting State", Will Skip Meet: Mamata Banerjee To PM West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi today and said she will not attend a meeting of the NITI Aayog in Delhi next week, saying that the government think......
14:00, 06/07/2019

Israeli education minister under fire for supporting LGBTQ2 conversion therapy Rafi Peretz, who leads a small religious nationalist party, said in a televised interview over the weekend that he supports conversion therapy and has performed it....
02:52, 07/15/2019

Labour-supporting Momentum launches campaign to oust UK PM frontrunner Johnson A group set up to support British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, has launched a campaign to try to oust Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become the next prime minister, from his parliamentary seat, it said on Monday....
11:52, 07/01/2019

Beware the Writer as Houseguest Literary history is filled with authors who depended on lengthy visits for room and board, psychological solace and material. But they have not always proved the most gracious guests....
11:13, 07/12/2019

Trump administration sanctions Hezbollah officials for supporting Iran's 'malign activities' The Trump administration applied sanctions against three high-ranking Hezbollah officials, accusing them of supporting Iran's "malign activities" from within the Lebanese government....
07:26, 07/10/2019

Jack Dorsey, Killer Mike talk entrepreneurship, supporting local businesses Killer Mike, the rapper, actor and activist, paired up with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey this week in Atlanta for a conversation about entrepreneurship.        ...
16:52, 06/06/2019

Border state governor criticized from all angles for supporting Trump's tariff plan Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, a Republican, has made several enemies in backing President Trump’s new tariffs on Mexico. Ducey says border states such as Arizona need to prioritize border security over commerce, but his opponents make the opposite argumen...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Supreme Court leaves in place Pennsylvania policy supporting transgender students The court declined to review a lower-court ruling that upheld a school district policy letting transgender students use restrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identities....
19:00, 05/28/2019

Lindsey Graham supports Israel barring Omar, Tlaib, says there needs to be 'consequences' for supporting BDS Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Thursday defended Israel’s decision to bar Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., from visiting the country for a scheduled visit this weekend, saying there needs to be consequences for their support of th...
16:52, 08/16/2019

Bills supporting religion-based rejection turning parents away from adoption agencies Religious interest groups have developed a playbook, called Project Blitz, to help push hundreds of copycat bills through statehouses nationwide.        ...
13:26, 06/10/2019

Protest seeks to stop US libraries supporting Drag Queen Story Hour Nearly 100,000 Christians have signed a petition to end backing for the events that present kids with ‘unabashedly queer role models’Nearly 100,000 Christians have signed a petition to the American Library Association protesting against its support o...
22:39, 08/07/2019

Bose adds Google Assistant to smart speakers and soundbars already supporting Alexa While Amazon and Google are battling for first place among the world's smart speaker vendors, the two tech giants remain open to hardware competition from the likes of Sonos and Bose as well, aiming to put their voice assistants on as many third-part...
01:26, 05/22/2019

Indy 500 drivers' wife, fiancee wear T-shirts supporting the right to abortion Simon Pagenaud's fiancée, Hailey McDermott, said: "Let’s make the people who have done this to us uncomfortable."        ...
04:13, 05/19/2019

Hollywood Democrats largely supporting Joe Biden, but reluctant to rally behind single candidate When Joe Biden made one of his first treks to Hollywood for his last presidential race, in 2007, his fundraising had been paltry, he was having trouble getting donors’ attention, and much of showbiz was siding either with the presumed front runner, H...
14:52, 05/08/2019

Veteran NFL writer Don Banks dies at 57 Veteran NFL writer Don Banks died in his sleep the day after attending the 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony in Canton, Ohio. He was 57....
01:00, 08/06/2019

| US writer says Trump sexually assaulted her in mid-90s An advice columnist for Elle fashion magazine said in an account published Friday that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a New York department store more than two decades ago....
22:13, 06/21/2019

I'm Nicky Bandini – and I'm still a sports writer For 13 years I have written under a different name. Today I am coming out as transgender, but my love of storytelling remainsI have always loved to write. When I was little I remember thinking that English exams were a treat: an opportunity to sit do...
12:26, 08/16/2019

I'm Actress and Writer Mara Wilson, and This Is How I Eat Mara Wilson has been famous for a long time. If you are a young millennial woman, you know who she is, and you were probably obsessed with one of more of her movies as a child. But Wilson doesn’t seem affected by either childhood stardom or her insan...
18:52, 05/14/2019

Multi-Billionaire David Koch, Who Spent Millions Supporting Conservative Policies, Dies at 79 (WASHINGTON) — David H. Koch, executive vice president of Koch Industries Inc. and a long-time philanthropist, has died at age 79. His older brother, Charles, the death on Friday, saying, “It is with a heavy heart that I now must inform y...
16:01, 08/23/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Accuses Unnamed Democratic Rivals of Not Supporting Women Working ‘Outside the Home’ Ms. Gillibrand’s remarks came as her campaign continues to struggle, and they suggest she plans to turbocharge her efforts to run as an unabashed feminist....
19:26, 07/26/2019

House Armed Services lawmaker says US military action in Venezuela would be in supporting, logistical capacity Florida Republican Rep. Mike Waltz weighed in Thursday on the possibility of U.S. military action in Venezuela, saying it would take the form of "a supporting" role and "a logistics effort.”...
21:52, 05/02/2019

U.S. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill Supporting Democracy in Hong Kong in the Wake of Violent Unrest Members of Congress have reintroduced a bill defending Hong Kong’s autonomy in the wake of violent protests over a controversial proposal to amend the city’s extradition law that would allow the transfer of suspects to mainland China. The...
09:39, 06/14/2019

Queer Muslims Are Still Rare on TV. One Writer Wants to Change That. A recent episode of the CBS drama “The Red Line” featured a gay romance involving a Muslim character. Fawzia Mirza, the episode’s writer, discusses how it came to be....
19:52, 05/29/2019

How ‘Blinded by the Light’ writer got Springsteen’s attention In his 1984 track “No Surrender,” Bruce Springsteen famously wrote, “We learned more from a three-minute record, baby, than we ever learned in school.” Sarfraz Manzoor knows that feeling. Growing up as one of four siblings in the grim, post-industria...
12:13, 08/13/2019

Fiancée of slain writer Khashoggi pleads for US help WASHINGTON (AP) — The Turkish fiancée of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi is asking U.S. lawmakers to launch an investigation into his killing and bring those responsible to justice. Speaking to a congressional panel Thursday, Hatice Cengiz said the ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

We need to talk marketing ethics: What to consider as a content writer When I started writing, it was really just a hobby. I thought – since I’m already always scribbling away and habitually putting to paper everything I learn, I might as well start sharing it with blogs and communities across the web, to teach and to b...
02:52, 07/01/2019

Australia PM says will stand up for writer arrested in China Australia is concerned about the treatment of a Chinese-born Australian writer arrested in China on suspicion of espionage and will support his rights despite being told by Beijing not to interfere, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday....
04:39, 08/29/2019

Longtime AP sports writer Ed Shearer dies at 82 ATLANTA (AP) — Former Associated Press sports writer Ed Shearer has died at age 82. Shearer’s son, Jim, says his father’s health deteriorated after he took a fall last month. He was in hospice care when he died Monday at an assisted-livin...
23:26, 06/24/2019

The Hawkeye TV Show Now Has an Acclaimed Writer at the Helm Finally, we have some idea of the creative direction the new Hawkeye show is going. Well, at least, more than “like that one great comic run.” And that’s because we finally know who’s going to be writing it. Read more......
09:52, 09/08/2019

Australian Writer Arrested In China For 'Espionage' An Australian academic has been arrested in China on suspicion of "espionage", foreign minister Marise Payne said Tuesday, in a development sure to deepen tensions between the two countries....
09:13, 08/27/2019

When the World’s Most Famous Mystery Writer Vanished On a cold December night in 1926, Agatha Christie went out in her beloved Morris Crowley roadster and didn’t return home for 11 days. Here’s how her disappearance played out....
12:00, 06/11/2019

Dozens supporting TUSD Family Life Curriculum walk out in solidarity at final public hearing TUCSON — Many supporters of the Family Life Curriculum walked out of Thursday night’s TUSD School Board public hearing at Cholla High School. “The people united will never be defeated,” dozens chanted. “By stonewalling c...
08:52, 08/23/2019

ACLU Files Lawsuit After California Church Is Removed as Polling Place for Supporting Black Lives Matter With the 2018 midterms three months away, the Fresno, Calif., country clerk and register of voters received a rather peculiar grievance....
22:00, 06/11/2019

Toni Morrison, a Writer of Many Gifts Who Bent Language to Her Will Readers could sense in Morrison’s fiction the influences of Ralph Ellison, the Bible and William Faulkner, among others, but her idiosyncratic music was her own....
23:00, 08/06/2019

‘Bottom of the 9th’ writer has his own Rocky-esque underdog tale If it isn’t quite “Rocky Balboa plays baseball,” the recently released film “Bottom of the 9th,” starring real life couple Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara, carries more than a bit of that underdog vibe. It’s a fun, understated movie about a gruff N...
19:39, 08/01/2019

US Writer Says Trump Allegedly Raped Her At A Store In Mid-1990s An advice columnist for Elle fashion magazine said in an account published Friday that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a New York department store more than two decades......
05:26, 06/22/2019

Body found believed to be missing automotive writer Deputies believe a body found Thursday in a California river is that of a freelance automotive writer who vanished after riding off on a motorcycle weeks ago....
02:13, 06/23/2019

NFL writer Don Banks dies at 57 after covering hall ceremony Don Banks, a longtime NFL writer who worked at Sports Illustrated for 16 years, has died after covering the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions in Canton, Ohio. He was 57....
12:13, 08/06/2019

Writer Jia Tolentino on Her Obsession With 'Disgusting' Jean Shorts The author and New Yorker staff writer, whose new book of essays “Trick Mirror” is out this week, describes her lifelong affinity for beat-up denim cutoffs....
09:26, 08/08/2019

Doctor Who anthology drops writer over transgender remarks BBC Books will not print story by Gareth Roberts, who has written for the character before in books and TV, because of ‘offensive language’ in tweetsDoctor Who writer Gareth Roberts has been dropped from a new anthology of stories based on the TV sho...
14:26, 06/05/2019

A Crime Writer Tackles the Sinister Side of Baltimore Laura Lippman knows her way around Baltimore. Not only did the crime writer grow up in the city, but she also spent 12 years reporting for the Baltimore Sun. Her latest novel, a thriller set in 1960s Baltimore, is based on a real unsolved case in whi...
21:52, 07/18/2019

Will Smith reteams with 'Legend, Robot' writer for 'Brilliance' Will Smith will star in a film adaptation of Markus Sakey's novel "Brilliance." "I Am Legend" and "I, Robot" writer/"Legend," "Hancock" producer Akiva Goldsman is also attached....
21:52, 09/06/2019

Automotive writer goes missing while test-driving motorcycle SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities using boats and drones searched a Northern California river Monday for a veteran automotive journalist who went missing while test-driving a motorcycle for a story. Calaveras County Lt. Anthony Eberhardt said crews were se...
08:13, 06/11/2019

The Londoner: Writer's fears over Cummings return James Graham on his part in the Cummings saga | Boris Orbit Tower in debt | Jacob Rees Mogg on his farming ambitions | Prom night for royal cellist | Ed Balls told off by Yvete Cooper for wrestling suit...
20:00, 08/23/2019

Italian writer, director Luciano De Crescenzo dies at 90 The publishing house Mondadori says Italy’s popular writer, actor and director Luciano De Crescenzo has died in Rome at 90 after being hospitalized for a few days...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Attica Locke, Novelist and TV Writer, Has Some Suggestions for Hollywood Locke, whose new crime novel is “Heaven, My Home,” would love to see television adaptations of Curtis Sittenfeld’s “Prep,” Madeline Miller’s “Circe” and more....
12:00, 08/29/2019

Australia 'deeply disappointed' by writer's detention in China Australia is "deeply disappointed" that Chinese-Australian writer Yang Hengjun has been transferred to criminal detention in China, Foreign Minister Marise Payne said in a strongly-worded statement on Friday....
09:52, 07/19/2019

'Tolkien' looks at early years of 'Lord of the Rings' writer J.R.R. Tolkien's fantastical world of hobbits, elves and orcs have won over fans around the world in the decades since "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" stories were published....
01:52, 04/29/2019

‘Tootsie’ writer went from garbage collector to Tony nominee Robert Horn, Tony-nominated for his snappy book to “Tootsie,” knows all too well what it’s like to scrape out a living in New York while trying to break into the theater. He never played a tomato, as did Michael Dorsey, the struggling actor at the ce...
00:39, 05/03/2019

Hungarian writer and former dissident Gyorgy Konrad dies at 86 Internationally acclaimed Hungarian writer Gyorgy Konrad, a leading figure in the dissident movement under communist rule, died on Friday at the age of 86 after a long illness, state news ageny MTI reported, citing his family....
22:39, 09/13/2019

'We Have Finished the Book in Season 2,' Says Sacred Games Writer Sacred Games writer Varun Grover on finishing the book in season 2, making changes, and trying to be more philosophical. Directors Anurag Kashyap and Neeraj Ghaywan reflect on the direction of Sacred......
20:26, 08/15/2019

X-Men: First Class writer says Fox planned a team-up movie that would've put The Avengers to shame It wasn’t clear if Marvel Studios’ grand experiment was going to work out until The Avengers became a huge hit in 2012, but anyone could tell before the movie came out that the studio was working toward something special. So special, apparently, that...
22:52, 06/03/2019

Australia seeks release of writer as China warns not to interfere Australia will advocate for the release of a Chinese-born Australian writer held by Beijing on suspicion of espionage, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, rejecting warnings by China not to interfere....
07:52, 08/29/2019

Toni Morrison was our greatest writer, and her stories about race our most essential Toni Morrison wrote about the black experience in an America that didn't want to confront its racist history. And she was the greatest writer we had.        ...
01:52, 08/07/2019

Rami Malek and Fleabag writer revealed for next Bond film Oscar-winner Rami Malek has been confirmed to star in the next Bond film, with Fleabag writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge due to add a bit of comedy magic to the script....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Germany's center-left SPD ousts anti-Islam writer Thilo Sarrazin, 74, has said he will appeal the decision, and denies claims that his books are racist. SPD leadership has welcomed the decision, as they have tried three times to oust Sarrazin....
17:13, 07/11/2019

How a Pen15 writer transformed teenage pain into an Emmy-nomination One of 2019's most delightful surprises has been the first season of Pen15, a hilariously insightful and refreshingly heartfelt look at adolescence in the early 2000s. Created by stars Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle, and director Sam Zvibleman, the...
00:39, 08/30/2019

This ‘Game of Thrones’ character was originally going to survive, show’s writer says “Game of Thrones” fans are well aware that many of the show’s characters meet a bloody death. But at least one popular character — who died in the eighth and final season — was originally slated to live....
23:13, 05/24/2019

Body of missing automotive writer found in California river SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities in Northern California say they have found a body believed to be that of a veteran automotive journalist who went missing while test-driving a motorcycle for a story. The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office said F...
01:26, 06/22/2019

The writer of ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ was channeling his own fatherhood fears Plenty of parents can relate to Max, whose love for his owners' new baby evolves into a new kind of anxiety over protecting the child from any and every possible threat....
17:00, 06/11/2019

Danielle Steel is a prolific writer, but is that to be envied? | Oliver Burkeman Working all the time, she’s written 179 books. But compulsive productivity has a flip sideThe novelist Danielle Steel has written 179 books, releasing them at the rate of seven a year – and for all I know, she’ll have released a few more in the days ...
20:00, 05/31/2019

Longtime Texas baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies at 64 DALLAS (AP) — Gerry Fraley, a longtime baseball writer who spent most of his career with The Dallas Morning News, has died. He was 64. Fraley died early Saturday after a two-year battle with cancer, the newspaper reported. After covering the Braves f...
22:39, 05/25/2019

Hemingway center opens in Cuba to preserve writer's work A restoration center to preserve the work of Ernest Hemingway opened in Cuba on Saturday, highlighting an area of cooperation with the United States even as bilateral ties between the old Cold War foes have chilled again....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Opinion: This sports writer didn't need Mom to throw BP. He needed her for everything else In those families where Dad coaches the soccer team, throws batting practice and tosses the football, what does Mom do? The important stuff.        ...
14:13, 05/12/2019

Gyorgy Konrad, Writer and Dissident in Communist Hungary, Dies at 86 Mr. Konrad, known internationally for books like his novel “The Case Worker,” advocated individual liberty and played a prominent role after Communist rule ended....
13:52, 09/14/2019

Nobel Prize-Winning Writer Toni Morrison Dies At 88 Toni Morrison, the first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, has died following a short illness, her family said in a statement on Tuesday. She was 88....
16:13, 08/06/2019

Fans Queue Up As Writer Margaret Atwood Unveils "The Testaments" Margaret Atwood released the much-anticipated sequel to her award-winning 1985 novel "The Handmaid's Tale" on Tuesday, with "The Testaments" set to become a similar smash....
16:39, 09/10/2019

Primo Levi: Remembering the Holocaust writer born 100 years ago He managed to survive Auschwitz by chance. The Italian Jewish chemist then went on to write invaluable autobiographical accounts of life in the Nazi concentration camps and of displaced people after World War II....
10:52, 07/31/2019

Bosnia-born Matrix co-writer foresees partition of America Novelist and Matrix co-writer Aleksandar Hemon worries that growing U.S. social divisions could bring about the partition of the United States, saying present-day America reminds him of his native Bosnia, ethnically divided after war in the 1990s....
19:26, 08/22/2019

The Rolling Stones finally allow "Bittersweet Symphony" writer to get his royalties Today in happy news that is still tinged with a faint sense of sadness (is there a word for that?), NME is reporting that Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have released their control of the rights to The Verve’s hit “Bittersweet Symphony” and given the...
02:26, 05/24/2019

No foul play suspected in disappearance of California automotive writer The search for a prominent automotive journalist missing since last week in northern California's gold country has focused on a river where his motorcycle, clothing and other belongings turned up, but no foul play is suspected, authorities said on Th...
06:39, 06/13/2019

Kenyan writer Wainaina, challenger of African stereotypes, dies at 48 Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an openly gay man, has died aged 48....
13:26, 05/22/2019

'Tame the nightmare': U.S. writer McKibben pushes climate strike Bill McKibben, a U.S. author and leading figure in global climate activism, has challenged adults to join a youth-led general strike in September, saying bold action may yet prevent civilization being cut off "at the knees."...
12:26, 06/14/2019

South African writer Pumla Gqola on books and liberation Twenty-five years after the first post-apartheid elections took place in South Africa, Pumla Gqola, a prominent feminist author in the country, shares her views on democracy with DW....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Australia concerned writer faces espionage charge in China The Australian government says it is “very concerned and disappointed” that a Chinese Australian writer has been formally arrested in China on suspicion of espionage...
04:26, 08/27/2019

George R.R. Martin Says Game of Thrones Ending Was Freeing as a Writer Writing a fantasy epic is hard. Writing a fantasy epic while also competing with a television show that adapts said epic, and will finish before you? Apparently that’s way harder.Read more......
06:52, 08/19/2019

"She's Not My Type": Trump Denies Sexual Assault Allegations By US Writer President Donald Trump on Monday said New York-based writer E. Jean Carroll was "totally lying" when she accused him of sexually assaulting her more than two decades ago, adding that Carroll is "not......
05:00, 06/25/2019

Pixar's Coco Writer Will Oversee Netflix's Narnia Projects Netflix has tapped Coco co-writer Matthew Aldrich to oversee the development of its live-action film and TV series adaptations of C.S. Lewis' "The Chronicles of Narnia" series of fantasy novels....
13:26, 06/13/2019

Two women say writer told them of alleged Trump assault at the time Two women have backed up writer E. Jean Carroll's account of an alleged sexual attack by President Donald Trump more than 20 years ago, both saying in an interview published on Thursday that she had told them about it at the time....
18:00, 06/27/2019

Australian writer formally arrested in China on suspicion of espionage Yang, who was born in China, was detained in the southern city of Guangzhou in January amid growing tension between Australia and its largest trading partner....
06:52, 08/27/2019

Australia ‘Very Concerned’ Writer Could Face Espionage Charge in China (CANBERRA, Australia) — The Australian government said on Tuesday it was “very concerned and disappointed” that a Chinese Australian writer had been formally arrested in China on suspicion of espionage. Yang Hengjun has been in Chin...
14:52, 08/27/2019

David Makes Man Is a Stirring Portrait of Black Boyhood From a Moonlight Writer It’s a story pop culture keeps retelling: A smart, kindhearted kid from a poor neighborhood sees his potentially bright future threatened by gangs. Movies like Boyz n the Hood set the prototype in the 1990s. The 21st century has brought variati...
15:52, 08/08/2019

'Practical Magic' streaming series coming from 'Jessica Jones' writer WarnerMedia announced that Melissa Rosenberg will write an HBO Max streaming series based on another novel by "Practical Magic" author Alice Hoffman, set before the events of the Sandra Bullock/Nicole Kidman film....
22:26, 08/19/2019

Tanya Saracho and Mishel Prada on Vida and the value of an inclusive writer's room Starz’s vibrant comedy-drama Vida, one of our favorite shows of 2018, returns for its second season this Sunday. Ahead of its release, we sat down with creator and showrunner Tanya Saracho, and star Mishel Prada to talk about the show, the infamous “...
21:52, 05/20/2019

Original Easy A writer developing new spin-off, possibly without Emma Stone Nearly a decade after Easy A turned Emma Stone into a star, Screen Gems has decided that it’s time to go back and do a sequel—or a “spin-off,” though that doesn’t seem like the right word (we’ll get to that later). This comes from Variety, which says...
21:26, 06/20/2019

Physician, ultrarunner, thriller writer… meet the man who lives life to the full Professor Hugh Montgomery says mastering new skills helps him relax – and makes life appear to last longerI meet Prof Hugh Montgomery the day after the heatwave reaches its sticky, stultifying peak, a day when Londoners are red-eyed, over-caffeinated...
20:00, 08/17/2019

Oh Jesus, Nic Cage is starring in a "hardcore cop thriller" from Green Book writer Nick Vallelonga, the Oscar-winning screenwriter responsible for both racist tweets and racism-solving movies, has found a new collaborator in Nicolas Cage, who we’re guessing is only just getting his voice back after that viral karaoke rendition of “...
21:39, 05/17/2019

A new documentary about Toni Morrison puts a great American writer into context Calling Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ documentary Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am just a “biography” of the Pulitzer- and Nobel-winning novelist doesn’t properly describe what the filmmaker’s doing here. From the opening minute, the movie jumps straight...
23:52, 06/18/2019

A Writer Followed 3 Women’s Sex Lives for Nearly a Decade. The Result Is a Compelling Portrait of Desire “Express yourself, don’t repress yourself/ Express yourself, don’t repress yourself.” The opening lines from Madonna’s song “Human Nature” are pretty simple. And yet when it was released in 1995, the song was...
19:52, 06/27/2019

'I am transgender': Guardian football writer Nicky Bandini comes out in Twitter video Guardian football writer Nicky Bandini, who previously worked under the name of Paolo, has come out as transgender.In a video posted on Twitter, the Serie A expert said: 'The thing that you need to know is nothing much changes in terms of my work. I ...
20:00, 08/16/2019

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

Writer E. Jean Carroll accuses Trump of rape. Why are we so reluctant to talk about it? Advice columnist E. Jean Carroll wrote in her memoir that President Donald Trump raped her in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room in the 1990s.        ...
07:26, 06/25/2019

Seattle Times suspends reporter for sexual misconduct with female writer The Seattle Times on Sunday suspended real estate reporter Mike Rosenberg after another journalist, Talia Jane, tweeted screenshots of direct messages he sent that she alleged were sexually explicit and harassing. Jane, 29, did not reveal Rosenberg&#...
08:39, 05/09/2019

Chinese Australian writer facing possible charges after six months in China jail Australian authorities are seeking to confirm that a China-born Australian writer has been moved to a detention center in Beijing ahead of possible charges Friday for allegedly endangering China's national security....
04:39, 07/19/2019

Toni Morrison: farewell to America's greatest writer – we all owe her so much | Chigozie Obioma Booker nominated author Chigozie Obioma reflects on losing a ‘literary mother’ and her encouragement for generations of black and African writers to come‘Rest, Toni Morrison. You were magnificent’: leading writers on the great American authorIt was w...
17:52, 08/07/2019

Doctor Who writer and script editor Terrance Dicks dies aged 84 Tributes flood in to writer behind second Doctor’s swansong as well as prolific author of novelisations The former Doctor Who writer and script editor Terrance Dicks has died aged 84.Dicks had a long association with the BBC’s longest-running sci-fi ...
17:00, 09/03/2019

Legendary baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies after cancer battle Gerry Fraley, who spent three decades at The Dallas Morning News covering the Texas Rangers, baseball and other sports, died Saturday at 64.        ...
19:00, 05/25/2019

Game of Thrones Writer to Consult on Lord of the Rings Prequel Series Game of Thrones alum Bryan Cogman has been tapped by Amazon Prime Video to work as a consultant on its in-the-works Lord of the Rings prequel series....
09:52, 05/22/2019

China Formally Arrests Australian Writer on National-Security Grounds China formally arrested an Australian writer on alleged national-security grounds, his lawyers said, advancing a case that has added to tense relations between Beijing and Australia....
18:39, 07/18/2019

Writer sues after losing book deal over transit worker flap WASHINGTON (AP) — A writer who faced social media backlash for calling out a transit worker eating on a train is suing her publisher. Lawyers for Natasha Tynes filed suit against publisher Rare Bird Lit., Inc. on Friday in Los Angeles County Superior...
01:00, 06/09/2019

The Flash Film in Talks With Stephen King's It Director, Bumblebee Writer The standalone Flash movie has reportedly found a new director and writer in Andy Muschietti and Christina Hodson, respectively. Pre-production is expected to start by January 2020....
10:52, 07/03/2019

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance's Creators and Writer Dig Deep on Reinventing a Classic The Dark Crystal is a beloved fantasy film whose legacy has almost become bigger than the movie itself. Released in 1982, the movie didn’t fare well in theaters, but it’s since gained a strong following and an expanded lore. So, what does Netflix’s T...
23:52, 08/21/2019

‘2 Broke Girls’ writer Liz Astrof finds laughs in her home life, too TV comedy writer Liz Astrof (“2 Broke Girls,” “King of Queens”) periodically takes her two kids on so-called “Guilt Trips” (so named because she works overtime all the time). It’s one of countless hilarious tales relayed in “Don’t Wait Up: Confession...
01:00, 08/04/2019

Seattle Times Journalist Suspended After Harassing Writer With Gross Twitter DMs Seattle Times journalist Mike Rosenberg was apparently suspended by the newspaper after he seemingly sent writer Talia Jane an explicit direct message early Sunday morning. Jane alerted the paper to his behavior, and editors subsequently announced th...
06:39, 05/06/2019

Kahaani Writer-Director Sujoy Ghosh on Making His Netflix Debut With Typewriter Typewriter, Netflix's next Indian original series from Sujoy Ghosh, is about a bunch of kids trying to capture a ghost that inhabits a haunted house in small-town Goa. Ghosh, Purab Kohli, and Palomi......
16:00, 07/11/2019

‘Hobbs & Shaw’ writer talks to us about the latest blockbuster ‘Fast & Furious’ movie The newest installment in the Fast & Furious franchise — Hobbs & Shaw, topped by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jason Statham — looks headed to a $57 million opening weekend in North America, according to early estimates. If yo...
04:39, 08/05/2019

A Former Vanity Fair Writer Criticizes the Handling of Her 2003 Profile of Jeffrey Epstein The arrest of the financier reopened old wounds in the world of magazine journalism, with the writer Vicky Ward accusing the editor Graydon Carter of having toned down an article....
02:13, 07/10/2019

Portland mayor should be investigated by feds over Antifa attack on conservative writer, Sen. Cruz says Sen. Ted Cruz is calling for federal law enforcement to investigate Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler following criticism of his handling of protests this weekend during which a conservative writer claims he was attacked by members of Antifa....
23:26, 07/01/2019

AMC orders episodic anthology series from Black Mirror and Stranger Things writer AMC already has a season-long anthology series in the form of The Terror, but now it’s getting the other kind of anthology show from writer Will Bridges (a veteran of Black Mirror and Stranger Things). According to a press release, the untitled six-e...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Yang Hengjun: Australian writer detained in China expected to be charged, lawyer says Yang, who has been detained for six months, is expected to be charged with endangering national securityAustralian writer Yang Hengjun is expected to be formally charged with endangering national security, according to his lawyer. Yang, a Chinese pub...
11:26, 07/18/2019

Mortal Kombat writer promises R-rating, ample chances for characters to "finish him" Once upon a time, the only way weirdo kids could only see violence onscreen was by sneaking into movies or playing Mortal Kombat, the video game that kept your terrified parents up at night. It’s nostalgic, honestly, to remember the days we huddled i...
22:39, 07/12/2019

Amazon orders comedy series from ‘Girls Trip’ writer Tracy Oliver Amazon has ordered ten episodes of a comedy series about the lives of four black women in New York City from Tracy Oliver, reported Deadline. Oliver, who is best known for her work in Girls Trip, Awkward Black Girl and teen drama The Sun is Also a St...
05:13, 07/09/2019

Swiss writer Lukas Bärfuss wins prestigious Georg Büchner Prize German's most esteemed literary prize has been awarded to the prodigious Swiss author, playright and essayist, who was praised for examining the "fundamental existential condition of modern life."...
13:00, 07/09/2019

“She Was Our Seer, Our Oracle, Our Liberator”: Writer Kuchenga Pays Tribute To Toni Morrison “With the passing of Toni Morrison, following the passing of Ntozake Shange, following the passing of Maya Angelou; black women writers are now in mourning for these mothers who most definitely still viewed us, quite rightly, as children”...
21:52, 08/07/2019

Massive Search Underway for Auto Journalist and Former Jalopnik Writer Davey Johnson The global community of automotive journalists isn’t particularly huge, so when something happens to one of our own, it gets our attention. When it happens to one as well-liked, respected, and well-known as Davey Johnson, it’s a big deal. The last an...
00:26, 06/11/2019

HBO's 'Chernobyl' writer urges tourists to show respect when visiting disaster site Craig Mazin, the writer-producer on HBO's "Chernobyl" miniseries, has urged fans on Twitter to be respectful when visiting the nuclear disaster site....
02:00, 06/13/2019

'We're living in emergency times': nature writer Barry Lopez's dire warning We must learn from the wisdom of traditional societies, says the writer whose new book Horizon describes his life through his experience of six geographical regionsWhile Extinction Revolution was gearing up for another impressive protest, Barry Lopez...
16:00, 05/07/2019

The Pretty One: With a New Memoir, Writer-Activist Keah Brown Is Redefining Disability on Her Own Terms How do you say the word “disability”? Does it feel shameful or derogatory, or does it roll off of your tongue, matter-of-factly? Writer and disability activist Keah Brown wishes we were all less precious when talking about disability, because while i...
18:39, 08/07/2019

New York Times op-ed writer calls for public shaming of US Border Patrol agents A human rights professor called for the identities of U.S. Border Patrol agents to be made public so they can be "shamed" for the mistreatment of migrants, saying a "mass atrocity" may be taking place. ...
16:39, 07/01/2019

Indian Writer Annie Zaidi Wins USD 100,000 Global Book Prize 'Nine Dots' Indian writer Annie Zaidi was on Wednesday announced as the 2019 winner of the USD 100,000 Nine Dots Prize, a prestigious book prize created to award innovative thinking that addresses contemporary......
22:52, 05/29/2019

Charles Bukowski: San Pedro plans to honor star writer after tourist demand A historian is raising funds to immortalize the cult writer and poet ahead of his centennial birthday next yearAs the unofficial historian of San Pedro, the rough but charming working-class port of the city of Los Angeles, Angela Romero fields one qu...
12:52, 08/20/2019

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by ...
04:39, 06/12/2019

Legion writer Jennifer Yale to adapt Chuck Palahniuk's Invisible Monsters for TV It looks like Hollywood is finally ready to take another stab at the works of Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk, a decade after we all forgot that Clark Gregg (of MCU fame!) directed an adaptation of Choke with Sam Rockwell. According to Deadline, Fa...
01:39, 09/18/2019

Pose writer and director Janet Mock signs historic Netflix deal Janet Mock, a director, producer, and writer on FX’s Pose, just inked a three-year, multimillion-dollar deal with Netflix that allows the streamer exclusive rights to her TV series and a first-look option on feature film projects. As Variety notes, t...
11:26, 06/20/2019

Praisesong for the Writer: The Literary World Mourns the Death of Author Paule Marshall “Heartbreaking news...Another beloved elder has crossed over,” tweeted two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage on Thursday afternoon. On the heels of Toni Morrison’s death on Aug. 5, the beloved elder Nottage was referring to was auth...
23:26, 08/17/2019

Donald Trump sexually assaulted E. Jean Carroll in the mid-1990s, writer says in new book E. Jean Carroll says in a new book that President Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room of the Bergdorf Goodman store in New York City in the mid-1990s. The White House strongly denied her claims....
21:13, 06/21/2019

She’s Gotta Have It Writer Responds to John Boyega Regarding ‘Trash’ Black Brits Scene In the fifth episode of She’s Gotta Have It’s second season, titled, “SuperCaliFragiSexy,” Nola Darling (DeWanda Wise) and her new lust interest Olumide “Olu” Owoye (Michael Luwoye) are chillin’ on the couch discussing Black British actors’ impact on...
20:13, 06/05/2019

Baseball Writer Jonah Keri Arrested, Charged With Assault On His Wife [Update] Baseball writer Jonah Keri, who works for The Athletic, Sportsnet, and DraftKings, was arrested Thursday and charged after an alleged assault on his wife, as reported today by CTV Montreal....
22:13, 07/19/2019

Creator Marta Kauffman on Grace and Frankie and building out a successful writer's room Grace And Frankie is one of Netflix’s most popular, longest running shows, largely thanks to the chemistry between Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. At the helm of the hit show is showrunner and Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman. We recently sat down with...
20:52, 06/12/2019

Veteran NFL writer Don Banks dies after covering Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremony Don Banks, best known for his 17 years at Sports Illustrated, died in his sleep Sunday after just covering the Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremonies.       ...
17:52, 08/05/2019

Michelle Rodriguez calls bullshit on Hobbs & Shaw writer's #JusticeForHan promise Michelle Rodriguez is a complicated person. Sometimes she has Good Takes, like when she refused to do more Fast And Furious movies until they committed to handling the female characters better. Sometimes she has Bad Takes, like when she dismissed tha...
01:52, 08/07/2019

While Social Media Giants Struggle to Police Hate Speech and Divisive Rhetoric, This Knitting Site Just Banned Posts Supporting the Trump Administration Ravelry, a popular social network and online community for knitters and other needleworkers, has banned posts in support of President Donald Trump, saying his administration is “undeniably” supportive of white supremacy. The website publ...
23:52, 06/24/2019

D.C. writer who lost book deal for shaming transit worker sues publisher for $13M: report A D.C.-based writer who lost her book deal for shaming a black Metro worker opened a $13 million lawsuit against her publisher on Friday, according to a report....
12:00, 06/10/2019

A New Toni Morrison Documentary Gives the World’s Greatest Living Writer Her Flowers, and Plants New Seeds Toni Morrison had to figure out a way to talk to Muhammad Ali. It was the mid-seventies and at the time, she was his editor, tasked with bringing his autobiography to the world. But Ali wouldn’t speak to her—deferring instead to whatever man was in t...
23:00, 06/21/2019

'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' writer, director Simon Kinberg takes blame for film's failure For Simon Kinberg, the buck stops here when it comes to the failure of "Dark Phoenix" to live up to the commercial and critical success of previous films in the "X-Men" franchise....
07:52, 06/17/2019

Seattle Times suspends reporter after accusations he sent sexually explicit messages to female writer The Seattle Times on Sunday suspended real estate reporter Mike Rosenberg after another journalist, Talia Jane, tweeted screenshots of direct messages he sent that were sexually explicit and harassing. ...
22:52, 05/06/2019

John Wick writer launches grappling hook over to Just Case video game adaptation The Just Cause video game series has always been built on unnecessarily dramatic stunts, allowing players to, say, destroy an enemy base by having protagonist Rico Rodriguez fly a fighter jet toward the base, then jump out and ride on top, then shoot...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Like a Mother: With a New Column and Coast, Writer-Activist Jamilah Lemieux Talks Progressive Parenting Jamilah Lemieux is a millennial working mother—emphasis on working. The acclaimed journalist, activist, cultural critic, communications expert and “fixer” is one of the leading voices of her generation on issues of race, gender and sexuality, putting...
21:13, 07/29/2019

Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers' New Writer Breaks Down the Big Twists of Today's Major Issue A new era has begun for the world’s most morphinominal heroes. Not just because the series has a new creative team in Shattered Grid’s Ryan Parrott and Daniele Di Nicuolo, but because after some time away, the original Power Rangers are back. And thi...
22:13, 06/26/2019

Dwyane Wade details supporting son at Miami Pride, tells parents: 'Get to know your kids' The NBA basketball star said it's a parent's job "to facilitate their lives and to support them and be behind them in whatever they want to do."        ...
21:52, 06/18/2019

With major PC OEMs supporting Linux, is this the year of the Linux laptop? While boutique vendors like System76 catered to Linux enthusiasts for years, major brands such as Dell, Lenovo, and now Huawei are selling Linux-powered notebooks....
20:13, 09/16/2019

"Stop Supporting Terrorism, Else Will Stop River Water": Gadkari To Pak Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday warned Pakistan that India will not hesitate to stop water of rivers flowing to that country if Islamabad does not end its support to terrorism....
09:52, 05/09/2019

Giants Cleans Up at Daytime Emmys, Takes Home Outstanding Lead Actress and Outstanding Supporting Actor Smash hit web series Giants continued its reign on Friday, with actress Vanessa Baden Kelly and actor Terrence Terrell taking home the hardware for Outstanding Lead Actress and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Digital Daytime Drama Series at the 46t...
07:26, 05/07/2019

In Death Threat Against Ilhan Omar, Writer Vows to Shoot Congresswoman at Minnesota State Fair Dogged by death threats and public attacks, Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar revealed in a chilling Twitter post on Wednesday why she requires a security detail....
22:52, 08/29/2019

Portland police release photos of suspects in violent Antifa clashes that injured conservative writer Authorities in Oregon released images of suspects involved in the Antifa-led attacks last weekend that injured several conservative demonstrators -- and at least one journalist -- as the head of Portland's police union told the city's mayor on Monday...
21:13, 07/02/2019

Fellow writers, fans shocked and saddened by death of Christian writer Rachel Held Evans Rachel Held Evans, who is known for her progressive Christian voice, died early Saturday morning after a brief illness, according to her husband.        ...
20:39, 05/05/2019

Barstool Sports fires writer for mocking Utah student Mackenzie Lueck before she was found dead The popular sports website Barstool Sports fired one of its writers for mocking Mackenzie Lueck, the missing 23-year-old college student who was found dead Friday. ...
19:26, 07/01/2019

Russ Conway dies; writer's articles led to jail for NHL Players Association boss Alan Eagleson Longtime Boston hockey writer Russ Conway, a 1992 Pulitzer Prize finalist whose writing led to NHLPA boss Alan Eagleson's ouster, dies at 70.       ...
15:26, 08/21/2019

Rep. Ilhan Omar decries hate after death threat in which writer vowed to shoot her at Minnesota State Fair “Until deranged people like this stop threatening my life and the lives of others, I have to accept the reality of having security,” the Minnesota Democrat said, sharing a photo of the threat....
11:13, 08/29/2019

Auto writer Davey Johnson took a motorcycle for a test drive in the Sierra Nevada last week. Now he's missing Automotive journalist Davey G. Johnson was last heard from Wednesday, when he told a friend he was going home after a test drive in the Sierra Nevada.        ...
04:13, 06/11/2019

Crazy Rich Asians Co-Writer Left Sequel After Learning White Male Colleague Earned Around 10 Times Her Salary Despite some incremental and largely cosmetic victories, Hollywood is a hostile place for women, particularly women of color. Here’s one recent example: According to the Hollywood Reporter, Crazy Rich Asians co-screenwriter Adele Lim left the forthco...
07:26, 09/05/2019

Weaves, Wigs & Edges: South Side Writer and Star Chandra Russell Tells Us Why Baby Hairs Are a Waste of Time The scene is all too familiar to any woman who likes to supplement her strands with a little “extra”: negotiating with your local purveyors of hair over the best quality for hopefully the best price. It’s also the opening of episode 6 of South Side, ...
00:39, 08/29/2019

How the Venezuelan 'coup' didn't get beyond street demonstrations supporting Juan Guaido Like past attempts to oust President Nicolas Maduro, the opposition seemed outmaneuvered again Tuesday.        ...
19:52, 05/01/2019

Mindy Kaling addresses backlash from supporting comedian Aziz Ansari: He's a 'good person' Mindy Kaling is opening up about the reaction she received from supporting comedian Aziz Ansari after a #MeToo allegation was made against him in 2018.        ...
04:39, 06/20/2019

How Final Fantasy IX's Strategy Guide Turned Out So Horrible (And Other Answers From A Veteran Guide Writer) “The thing about strategy guide publishing is that it’s a parasitic industry,” says Doug Walsh, who spent 18 years writing video game guides for the two biggest publishers, BradyGames and Prima. Perhaps that’s why the infamous Final Fantasy IX guide ...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Chernobyl writer urges Instagrammers to show 'respect' after 'inappropriate' selfies taken at nuclear disaster site A writer and producer of HBO's series Chernobyl has waded into a debate about "inappropriate" selfies taken at the site by urging Instagrammers to behave with "respect"....
14:00, 06/12/2019

'Doctor Who' writer, script editor Terrance Dicks dies at 84: 'He will always be a legend of the show' Terrance Dicks, author of children’s books and a longtime script editor for the popular British TV series “Doctor Who,” has died. He was 84.        ...
13:39, 09/03/2019

TV writer David Milch, creator of 'NYPD Blue,' 'Deadwood, reveals he has Alzheimer's Milch, 74, said his Alzheimer's symptoms began about five years ago when began having trouble with memory recall and controlling his temper. Eventually, the brain disorder began to have an impact on his writing.       ...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Why SoftBank Needs a Second Vision Fund Softbank could use a second technology megafund following the success of its Vision Fund, which has added a powerful shot of growth to the company’s recent financial results....
01:52, 08/08/2019

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

NYC’s rainy day fund could be in danger The city’s rainy day fund is at risk of drying up, fiscal watchdogs warned Wednesday. The budget surplus plummeted by $355 million over the past year from $4.221 billion to $4.576 billion, according to City Comptroller Scott Stringer. Those fun...
09:26, 08/08/2019

This Fund Is Riding Bitcoin to Top Bitcoin is booming again. One of the biggest beneficiaries is Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, a fund that provides everyday investors with access to the world’s most popular cryptocurrency....
17:13, 06/30/2019

| The US shooting victims - what we know A hero mother shielding her infant, Mexican nationals shopping just across the border, a 15-year-old soccer player: Details began to emerge of the 31 victims of back-to-back shootings in Texas and Ohio - and the stories behind the grim statistics....
22:13, 08/06/2019

Sen. Lee willing to fund 9/11 victim program for only 10 years GOP Sen. Mike ​Lee, who blocked a vote on a bill for 9/11 victims in the Senate, on Thursday suggested funding the program for 10 years instead of through 2092 as advocates have sought. “Last night Jon Stewart said he believed a billion dollars a yea...
20:00, 07/18/2019

Norway's wealth fund earned $28.5 bln in Q2 Norway's $1.1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, made a 3.0% return on investment in the second quarter, earning 256 billion Norwegian crowns ($28.5 billion), it said on Wednesday....
10:39, 08/21/2019

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

Want to Profit From a Trade War? There’s an Investment Fund for That There are funds on the market that could help you profit from American trade tensions with countries like China. But short-term bets are inherently risky....
11:39, 07/11/2019

How To Check Provident Fund (PF) Balance In an EPF account, the employee contributes 12 per cent of his or her salarytowards the account, and an equal amount is contributed by the employer, according to the EPF website - epfindia.gov.in....
00:39, 08/29/2019

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

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

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

Woodford fund goes into second month of suspension Fund manager Neil Woodford will keep his flagship £3.7bn fund frozen for at least another month, leaving thousands of investors without access to their money....
00:00, 07/02/2019

NYC to become first city to directly fund abortions New York City could become the first city to set aside funds strictly for abortion, according to a councilmember who called the move a "beacon for the rest of the country."...
15:52, 06/18/2019

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

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

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

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

Why Africa’s Biggest Fund Manager Is Under Fire The Public Investment Corp. is the behemoth of Africa’s fund managers, overseeing $150 billion in pension assets for more than 1 million South African state workers. While the PIC, as it’s widely known, was long heralded for delivering market-beating...
13:26, 07/01/2019

Logo becomes a point of contention for 9/11 family fund The family of a Bloomberg staffer who was killed in the World Trade Center on 9/11 is fighting an apparel company over what they claim is trademark infringement on a logo the family designed as part of a charity fundraiser after his death. The Bill K...
17:13, 09/11/2019

Conditions Under Which You Can Withdraw From Your Provident Fund Account The subscribers can put a claim for 'advance' withdrawal online via EPFO's website - unifiedportal-mem.epfindia.gov.in. The claim is then forwarded to the employer for approval. Once approved, the......
22:13, 08/24/2019

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

Investigation Intensifies Into Top Trump Fund-raiser Elliott Broidy, who raised money for Donald J. Trump’s 2016 campaign and his inauguration, is the subject of a wide-ranging inquiry of foreign influence....
01:52, 07/09/2019

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

U.S. value fund managers betting shift to value stocks won't last The massive U.S. market rotation into value stocks over the last two weeks is finally giving value fund managers a reason to be hopeful after years of underperformance....
09:13, 09/17/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

Why Fund Managers Are Scared of Sudden Withdrawals   Why have markets been so alarmed over sudden withdrawals from a handful of European investment funds, like London-based H2O Asset Management? And why did their troubles lead the head of the Bank of England to warn that some funds were “built on lies”...
23:26, 07/10/2019

BT suggests it could cut dividend to fund fibre expansion BT has suggested it could cut the dividend handed out to shareholders in order to invest in fibre to the premise (FTTP) infrastructure.Speculation that BT is preparing to cut its dividend for the first time since 2009 has been mounting, with some exp...
20:13, 07/11/2019

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

SoftBank reveals details of new $108bn fund SoftBank Group has announced that it will launch its second Vision Fund with the help of Apple, Foxconn, Microsoft, other tech giants and investors.The new fund will be called the Vision Fund 2 and it will focus on technologies based on artificial in...
19:13, 07/26/2019

SoftBank’s profit nearly quadruples on fund investments TOKYO — Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. reported Wednesday its fiscal first quarter profit nearly quadrupled to 1.122 trillion yen ($10.6 billion) as its fund investments boosted income. Tokyo-based SoftBank’s April-June profit...
13:26, 08/07/2019

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

The euro zone now has a budget — but no agreement on how to fund it The 19 finance ministers agreed, after a marathon meeting that ran into the early hours of Friday morning last week, that the euro zone should have its own budget to help with structural reforms and public investment....
16:52, 06/19/2019

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

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 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

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

Ackman eyes more gains for his fund with help of Berkshire, others Billionaire investor William Ackman, whose portfolio has gained almost 50% this year, said his fund can keep delivering "high, long-term" returns, and he expects that a newly disclosed stake in Berkshire Hathaway Inc will help boost gains....
12:00, 08/16/2019

Jon Stewart Challenges McConnell On 9/11 Fund: ‘Meet With Them’ New York (CNN Business) — Jon Stewart had plenty to say to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday night. Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show,” popped up on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” to respon...
17:39, 06/18/2019

Steel pension fund in talks about £10.5bn buyout The trustees of the £10.5bn British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) are in secret talks to offload it two years after it was handed £550m to secure a rescue of the UK's biggest steel producer....
14:00, 06/29/2019

Australian business should cut less, grow more, fund manager says IFM Investors calls for focus on long-term revenue growth, and supports BHP’s pledge to curb carbon emissionsThe head of IFM Investors says the $140bn investment powerhouse will be pushing Australian company bosses to work on growing their businesses...
14:52, 07/29/2019

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

Senate expected to pass 9/11 fund extension The Senate is expected to pass a bill Tuesday to fund the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090, permanently compensating individuals who were injured during the 2001 terrorist attacks and its aftermath rescuing people and removing debris under ...
17:13, 07/23/2019

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

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

NZ to fund NZ$10m to support Pacific cybersecurity strategy Over the next five years, the New Zealand government will support Pacific countries as they secure their infrastructure and data, enhance online safety, and implement new cyber crime laws....
04:27, 09/13/2019

A top-performing hedge fund is making a big bet on gold An under-the-radar hedge fund is ruling the industry with a nearly 30% return this year on its long positions, and it's more than doubling its bet on gold....
01:52, 08/21/2019

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

Trump signs 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund into law WASHINGTON – President Trump signed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill into law Monday, surrounded by first responders in the White House’s Rose Garden. Trump’s signature marked the end of a 15-year fight to get the government to permanentl...
18:00, 07/29/2019

How Jon Stewart Became a Fierce Advocate for 9/11 Victims “You should be ashamed of yourselves,” the former “Daily Show” host told lawmakers on Capitol Hill for not funding health care for emergency personnel....
22:39, 06/12/2019

Remembering Kosovo's youngest victims Photos and stories, little sweaters and shoes, a cradle and marbles: An exhibition remembers children killed in the Kosovo War, which ended 20 years ago....
05:13, 06/10/2019

The pro-life cause should and can care about rape victims, too Alabama is slated to sign the strictest abortion ban in the nation into law. It would ban any and all abortions, even in cases of rape or incest, with the sole exception of when an abortion is needed to save the mother's life....
19:00, 05/15/2019

The FBI wants help from victims of QuadrigaCX's cryptocurrency collapse Remember that wild cryptocurrency story from earlier this year? The one where a Canadian exchange shut down shortly after co-founder and CEO Gerald Cotten died, claiming he was the only one who could access its wallets. Wallets that should've st...
15:13, 06/05/2019

These are the victims of the Dayton mass shooting A mom of two studying to be a nurse, a graduate student learning to care for cancer survivors — and the shooter’s own sister — were among the victims of the Dayton, Ohio, massacre. Connor Betts, 24, killed nine people when he opened fire on a packed ...
06:13, 08/05/2019

Australia's 'Egg Boy' donates to Christchurch victims The 17-year-old who went viral cracking an egg over a politician's head was given thousands by the public to cover his legal fees and allow him to "buy more eggs." He has donated the money to victims of a mosque attack....
09:26, 05/29/2019

Australian ‘Egg Boy’ donates $70,000 to Christchurch victims SYDNEY (AP) — The Australian teenager who cracked an egg on the head of a politician for his remarks about the New Zealand mosque massacre has donated almost $70,000 to people affected by the killings. Will Connolly, 17, became known worldwide as ...
10:52, 05/29/2019

US Catholic abuse victims to sue Vatican Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican. They aim to force the Catholic Church to release the names and details of thousands of priests involved in alleged abuse cases....
07:39, 05/14/2019

Equifax victims unlikely to get $125 due to ‘overwhelming’ response Victims of Equifax’s 2017 data breach will get nowhere near the $125 each that was originally promised — with regulators admitting on Wednesday that they haven’t set aside enough cash to meet an “overwhelming” response. Some 4.5 million people have v...
00:26, 08/01/2019

For Ponzi Victims, the Aftermath Is Long When frauds collapse, trustees sweep in to help investors get back some of what they lost; in some cases, investors wait almost a decade for their first checks....
06:13, 06/22/2019

Luxembourg PM promises aid for tornado victims Hundreds of emergency workers and volunteers have been cleaning up after the twister left a "swath of desolation" over a large area of Luxembourg. Victims may apply for government aid for the damage....
10:39, 08/13/2019

Golfers pay tribute to UNC Charlotte victims Dozens of golfers at the Wells Fargo Championship paid tribute to the shooting victims at UNC Charlotte by wearing a small ribbon with the school's color on their hats during Thursday's opening round....
23:52, 05/02/2019

"Will Help In Every Way": Yogi Adityanath To Victims Of UP Shootout Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today met the families of the 10 tribal farmers killed in a shootout in Sonbhadra district this week, and promised "strict action". The Chief Minister's......
11:39, 07/21/2019

These Rape Victims Had to Sue to Get the Police to Investigate As more women come forward to report sexual assault, some say law enforcement has failed them. ‘There was no collection of evidence,’ one victim said. ‘Except off my body.’...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Memorial grows for UNC shooting victims Candles, flowers and cards graced the steps of Kennedy Hall at UNC Charlotte as students work to honor the victim’s of Tuesday’s tragic shooting. (May 2)        ...
01:39, 05/03/2019

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

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

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

State Street to pay $88.8 mln to settle with U.S. SEC on mutual fund overcharges State Street Corp agreed to pay $88.8 million to settle charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it overcharged mutual funds and other clients for expenses related to its custody of client assets, the regulator said on Thursday....
19:52, 06/27/2019

Factbox: Saudi sovereign fund's strategy in focus Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has pursued eye-catching investments abroad over the past several years, part of reform plans to diversify the economy beyond oil and transform the country into a high-tech investment powerhouse....
11:39, 06/28/2019

| US hedge fund billionaire charged with sex trafficking minors Jeffrey Epstein, a hedge fund billionaire with ties to top politicians and celebrities, was charged on Monday with sexually exploiting dozens of young girls....
11:00, 07/09/2019

Former NYC police detective who fought for 9/11 compensation fund dead at 53 Alvarez was diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2016. He traced his illness to the three months he spent in the rubble of the World Trade Center's twin towers after the 2001 terrorist attacks....
19:13, 06/29/2019

Funeral scheduled for detective who fought for Sept. 11 fund NEW YORK (AP) — A funeral will be held Wednesday for a former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund. Detective Luis Alvarez appeared with former “Daily Show”...
17:00, 07/01/2019

U.S. Investigating Deutsche Bank's Dealings With Malaysian Fund The sprawling, multibillion-dollar Malaysian development fraud scandal that has toppled a prime minister and stretched from Hollywood to Wall Street is threatening to implicate Germany’s biggest bank....
02:52, 07/11/2019

Vulture fund Hilco plots swoop on Bathstore A vulture fund which has swooped on a string of retailers including Homebase and HMV is plotting a move to take over Bathstore as it hovers on the brink of collapse....
18:52, 06/21/2019

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

Pensions commit $8B to fund of prison-phone magnate Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores has been freed from his fundraising prison. Two massive pensions — including New York City’s pensions and the Pennsylvania Teachers pension — are planning to commit more money to a new $8 billion fund Gores is raising ...
04:39, 06/20/2019

Fund for cyclist who hit woman on phone soars past £50k More than £50,000 has been raised for a cyclist who was ordered to pay compensation to a pedestrian he crashed into as she crossed the road while looking at her mobile phone....
13:39, 06/24/2019

McConnell to meet 9/11 responders to discuss victim’s fund Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is meeting this week with 9/11 first responders to talk about reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund...
20:00, 06/24/2019

How To Open Public Provident Fund Account With SBI? 10 Things To Know Public Provident Fund (PPF) account, a retirement planning-focused instrument, is considered among the most sought after investment products by financial experts. It is offered by various institutions......
20:13, 06/29/2019

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

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

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

Nancy Pelosi Agrees to Fund More Concentration Camps Today, the House passed a Senate version of a bill that will provide emergency funding to address the crisis on the border, according to CNN. The vote came after disagreements about whether House Democrats should hold out to amend the bill....
03:00, 06/28/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fund investors retreat from U.S. stocks as S&P 500 hits records Investors pulled slightly more than $5 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold U.S. stocks last week, ending what had been the largest rush into domestic stocks since 2016, according to data released Wednesday by the Investmen...
18:39, 07/03/2019

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

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

Deutsche Telekom venture arm closes $350 mln fund to new money Deutsche Telekom's venture capital arm said on Tuesday it was closing its second fund to new money after raising $350 million to invest in software service companies that are powering digital transformation....
12:00, 06/25/2019

Government urged to set up $1bn fund to help farmers protect the environment Long-awaited review says government should consider farming interests before listing threatened speciesThe environment minister should consider farming interests before deciding whether to list threatened species, according to a long-delayed governme...
11:00, 06/27/2019

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

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

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

NASA will fund a revolutionary mission to fly through Titan’s atmosphere Mission concept of Dragon's entry, descent, landing, surface operations, and flight at Titan. [credit: Johns Hopkins APL ] On Thursday, NAS...
02:00, 06/28/2019

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

The Pitfalls of 'Designated Beneficiaries' for Mutual-Fund Accounts “Transfer on death” accounts go directly to beneficiaries upon the owner’s death. But they still need to be carefully coordinated with the owner’s overall estate plan....
07:00, 07/09/2019

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

Mexico says US development aid to fund wind farm, LNG plant The Mexican government says a natural gas plant and a wind farm to produce electricity will be the first two projects under a U.S. development program to improve the economy of Mexico’s poor south as a way to discourage migration...
04:52, 07/11/2019

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

Low-carbon technology fund is tonic for Scottish gin maker Orkney Distillery aims to be the first producer powered by hydrogen and renewable energyA craft distillery in Scotland could become the greenest gin and whisky producer in the world as part of the government’s plans to cut industrial climate emission...
18:52, 08/29/2019

Myanmar Military's Businesses Fund Campaign Against Rohingya, U.N. Says The Myanmar military’s sprawling corporate empire contributed to the expulsion campaign against the country’s ethnic-minority Rohingya and should be sanctioned, the United Nations said in a report....
19:00, 08/05/2019