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Bumble Owner, Facing Off With Tinder, Boosts Spending

The owner of dating app Bumble said it plans to spend $100 million creating new dating apps, part of a revamp of the privately held holding company that also ow...

Bumble Owner, Facing Off With Tinder, Boosts Spending

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Bumble owner to spend $100 million on dating apps The owner of dating app Bumble said on Friday it would revamp its holding structure and spend $100 million, as it looks to better compete with Match Group's Tinder....
22:13, 06/14/2019

Tinder’s popularity overseas boosts new subscriber numbers, defies estimates Popular dating app Tinder is only getting hotter — thanks to its growing popularity overseas. Shares of Tinder parent company Match Group soared to record heights on Wednesday after it told investors that Tinder added 503,000 new subscribers in the s...
08:39, 08/08/2019

Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recommended guidelines too....
18:26, 06/14/2019

BA owner boosts Boeing with deal to buy 200 737 MAX jets The owner of British Airways has signed a letter of intent to order 200 Boeing 737 MAX jets - the aircraft model currently grounded following two deadly crashes....
21:52, 06/18/2019

China's first-half fiscal spending up 10.7% as Beijing boosts support for economy China's fiscal spending increased 10.7% in the first six months from a year earlier, the finance ministry said on Tuesday, underlining the government's bid to support the slowing economy....
06:52, 07/16/2019

Marriott owner facing huge GDPR breach fine The owner of the Marriott hotel chain is set to face a £99m fine following a data breach that left thousand of customer details exposed.The fine from the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) comes after the personal data of app...
19:52, 07/09/2019

8chan Owner Jim Watkins Facing Summons to Testify Before Congress, Child Porn Probe in Philippines Infamous image board 8chan, breeding ground for neo-Nazis and a favored place for white supremacist mass shooters to drop manifestos before going on murder sprees, is only having its troubles get worse.Read more......
07:26, 08/07/2019

Colts owner Jim Irsay sets auction record by spending $3.975 million for David Gilmour guitar Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour put instruments up for bid to benefit environmental organization ClientEarth, and Colts owner Jim Irsay paid up.       ...
17:26, 06/21/2019

Top Senate Democrat says he is worried Trump will 'bumble' into war The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Thursday he was worried that President Donald Trump may "bumble" into a war with Iran and he said there needed to be an open debate and a congressional decision on funding before any military operation was ...
07:00, 06/21/2019

Bumble and Gen. G form first pro all-women 'Fortnite' team Women make up roughly 35 percent of Fortnite's players, but none of them were represented at this year's World Cup. Bumble, the women-first dating app, has teamed up with esports organization Gen. G in order to change that. The two companie...
09:00, 08/07/2019

Apple is spending up to $15M per episode on its TV shows, as Netflix starts spending less There was a time, not that long ago in fact, where HBO’s reported budget of $5 million spent on each episode of Game of Thrones sounded pretty extreme. Like something approaching a small movie budget. Not that Westeros fans would argue such spe...
00:52, 07/12/2019

Bumble’s Louise Troen on censoring dick pics using AI We’re coming to you live from day one of TNW 2019, our flagship conference in Amsterdam. Up next is Louise Troen, Bumble’s iconic VP of Internal Marketing and Communications in the UK. Troen joined Bumble when the billion-dollar company was still a s...
12:39, 05/09/2019

Bumble’s Louise Troen is live at TNW2019 – tune in now! Welcome to day one of TNW’s annual conference, taking place in the industrial hipness of Amsterdam’s NDSM Wharf. The sun’s out. The coffee is brewing. It’s a beautiful day. Now, let’s talk some tech. In five minutes, Louise Troen, Bumble’s iconic VP ...
11:00, 05/09/2019

Bumble hiring person to travel the world and go on dates for a year Dating app Bumble is looking for a singleton to travel the world going on dates. The app is hiring a “Global Connector Bee” to test out its matchmaking service across the globe. And the lucky employee will be paid to fly as far-flung as A...
02:26, 06/08/2019

U.S. consumers sue Bumble Bee, Chicken of the Sea, StarKist over 'dolphin-safe' tuna claims U.S. consumers sued Bumble Bee, Chicken of the Sea and StarKist, accusing the country's three major packaged-tuna brands of deceiving them into thinking their tuna is caught only through "dolphin-safe" fishing practices....
19:26, 05/14/2019

Bumble CEO’s Russian biz partner oversaw ‘sleazy’ office culture: report Bumble — the No. 2 dating app in the US behind Tinder — has a complicated relationship status when it comes to its corporate parent. Bumble’s chief executive, Whitney Wolfe Herd — a Tinder co-founder who left the hookup app after accusing a male coll...
03:00, 07/09/2019

Bumble’s new ‘Private Detector’ protects users from rude, lewd and nude photos Bumble is stepping up safety precautions on its popular dating site with a new feature that will shield users from, uh, junk mail. Bumble’s “Private Detector” will use artificial intelligence to tackl......
18:52, 04/28/2019

Like a Boss: Whitney Wolfe Herd’s Work Diary: Fighting Misogyny, One Bumble Brand at a Time The dating-app founder’s week includes testifying before the Texas Legislature, planning a new headquarters and avoiding a lethally enthusiastic Great Dane....
12:13, 05/09/2019

Kenny Stills criticizes Dolphins owner for Trump fundraiser, owner responds Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills criticized owner Stephen Ross for hosting a Donald Trump fundraiser Wednesday on TWITTER. The Dolphins' billionaire owner responded with a statement hours later....
11:52, 08/08/2019

USA TODAY owner Gannett and GateHouse Media owner agreed to merge together On their own, each company has dealt with the decline of print revenue caused by the disruptive forces of online news, social media and smartphones.       ...
06:39, 08/06/2019

GateHouse Media owner to acquire USA TODAY owner Gannett GateHouse Media owner and USA TODAY owner Gannett have agreed to merge in a deal aimed at cutting costs and enabling digital growth.       ...
22:13, 08/05/2019

Tinder wants to help you find a Bonnaroo boo Tinder is rolling out a new feature for summer music festival-goers looking for romance. The popular hookup app announced a "Festival Mode" that will let users sort through matches who are attending the same music festival. If you opt-in, your Tinder...
00:13, 05/03/2019

Has Tinder lost its spark? Dating apps are a huge success – but people are looking elsewhere for the perfect matchOn paper, it’s a great time to be on a dating app. In the seven years since Tinder’s entrance on to the dating scene in 2012, it has gone from fringe novelty to ro...
12:52, 08/11/2019

Tinder's most 'swiped-right' man on how to get more dates Tinder’s most ‘swiped-right’ man reveals how you can bag more dates, from logging on at 2 p.m. on Sundays to uploading photos with yellow backgrounds....
17:52, 08/03/2019

‘Is 55 Too Old to Go on Tinder?’ What Dating Looks Like for the Middle-Aged I’ve been fielding a lot of questions about dating apps lately. There are 2 a.m. texts like: “Is 55 too old to go on Tinder?” And existential laments like: “I thought I was just leafing through photos but it turns out I was sw...
18:13, 08/06/2019

Tinder made a Lite app that’s 25x smaller than the original Tinder today unveiled a stripped-down version of dating app for Android, dubbed Tinder Lite, for developing countries. The app will soon go live in Vietnam. followed by other Southeast Asian countries. The company said the new app is about 25 times s...
10:00, 07/11/2019

Tinder lawsuit: ex-VP accuses former CEO of sexual assault Rosette Pambakian says she was fired after she complained about alleged 2016 attack by Gregory BlattAn ex-executive at dating site Tinder has sued the company and says she was sexually assaulted by its former CEO.The lawsuit filed on Monday in Los An...
07:00, 08/06/2019

How to Use Tinder's New Safety Features for LGBTQ+ Travelers Dating apps can be great for mingling while you’re traveling, but they can also be a major security risk. That’s why Tinder is rolling out a new “Traveler Alert” feature that was developed in collaboration with the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexua...
00:00, 07/26/2019

DC Rally Against Tech 'Censorship' Seems to Be Mostly This Guy Screaming About His Tinder Ban Today in apocryphal right-wing horror stories of Big Tech’s censorship of conservatives: This dude at a D.C. “Demand Free Speech” rally to “demand unbiased social media, and an end to censorship” thrown by the far-right Proud Boys organization on Sat...
23:13, 07/06/2019

Teens accused in plot to lure men on Tinder and then rob them _____ (CNN) – Five teens have been arrested for a string of armed robberies against men who believed they were meeting up with a woman they had met on Tinder, police said. Bryan Gonzalez, 19; Jonathan Jimenez, 18; Lesly Portillo, 18; Yarida Vil...
20:26, 05/12/2019

Tinder will let you list your sexual orientation in your profile With the arrival of Pride month, dating app Tinder is making moves to be more welcoming to LGBT users for the event and beyond. In collaboration with GLAAD, the company has announced it will now let users list their sexual orientation in their profil...
15:39, 06/04/2019

A lightweight Tinder Lite app is in the works for emerging markets We've seen Twitter Lite, and Facebook Lite, and many others, and now Tinder is getting in on the act – it says it's developing a lightweight version of its dating app for emerging markets with spotty connections and cheaper phones.Fo...
20:00, 05/12/2019

Former Tinder exec sues ex-CEO and IAC on claim of sexual assault Rosette Pambakian, who previously served as vice president of marketing and communications at Tinder, alleges in the complaint that she was fired in part for claiming Blatt sexually assaulted her.....
05:26, 08/06/2019

Tinder Lite App Planned to Widen Scope of Dating App In a bid to rope-in more users without having to worry about the on-device space management and extravagant Internet usage, dating app Tinder is planning to launch its light-weight Tinder Lite app....
09:00, 05/13/2019

Russia Targets Tinder as a Warning to Facebook and Twitter Tinder last week agreed to store data in Russia and comply with government information requests. Analysts say the regime was sending a message to other online players....
14:13, 06/12/2019

Tinder launches a new safety feature for LGBTQ travelers Dating app Tinder has launched a safety feature for LGBTQ travelers. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
17:26, 07/26/2019

Russia requires Tinder to provide data on its users MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s communications regulator says that Tinder is now required to provide user data to Russian intelligence agencies. The Russian Communications Oversight Agency published a new list of online services operating in Russia that...
15:13, 06/03/2019

‘Mr. Tinder’ finds love offline after 14,600 failed matches The most popular man on Tinder couldn’t find love on the app — instead he found it IRL. Male model and trained pilot Stefan-Pierre Tomlin, 29, earned the title “Mr. Tinder” in 2017 after the app announced he’d gotten a record-...
22:13, 08/20/2019

Teens accused in plot to lure men on Tinder and rob them at gunpoint Five teens have been arrested for a string of armed robberies against men who believed they were meeting up with a woman they had met on Tinder, police said....
11:52, 05/12/2019

Tinder wants to protect LGBTQ users in countries that discriminate Tinder wants to keep its users safe in the nearly 70 countries that have discriminatory LGBTQ laws. Today, the company is launching a feature called Traveller Alert. When members of the LGBTQ community open the app in one of those countries, the aler...
20:39, 07/24/2019

Former Tinder exec says she was fired over sexual assault complaint A one-time senior executive at Tinder who publicly accused the dating app’s former CEO of sexually assaulting her has filed a new lawsuit against him and her former parent companies, alleging she was canned for speaking out. The accusations fro...
11:00, 08/06/2019

Russia orders Tinder to turn over user data Personal user data from the popular dating app Tinder can now be monitored by Russian intelligence agencies after it was added to a special data storage register. Tinder could be banned in Russia if it fails to comply....
00:13, 06/04/2019

Boyfriend Dungeon interview: Falling in love with ‘Tinder for Swords’ Boyfriend Dungeon is a role-playing game in which you date your weapons. Kitfox Studios captain Tanya Short shared how this unique conceit came about.Read More...
20:26, 07/04/2019

Tinder's new feature lets users choose up to three sexual orientations Starting this month, the app will include a new "orientation" feature, which allows users to choose from several terms to describe their sexual orientation....
13:52, 06/05/2019

Modern romance: Tinder swipers get matching tattoos before first date It was tat at first sight. “Just looking for a Tinder match to get matching tattoos with,” reads Chris DeSanti’s bio on the dating app. “Match my impulsiveness and spontaneity. On Saturday, he found his match. “I immediately swiped ’cause...
01:26, 05/04/2019

Tinder Bypasses Google Play Joining Revolt Against App Store Fee Tinder joined a growing backlash against app store taxes by bypassing Google Play in a move that could shake up the billion-dollar industry dominated by Google and Apple....
09:52, 07/20/2019

Russia wants Tinder data — but info could be used to target LGBTQ2 users This month, the Russian Communications Oversight Agency added Tinder to the list of companies required to hand over information to the country's intelligence agencies....
21:00, 06/03/2019

Match Group adds more Tinder subscribers, shares surge Match Group beat quarterly profit and revenue estimates on Tuesday, as more people joined its popular dating app, Tinder, sending shares up as much as 8 percent in extended trading....
00:52, 05/08/2019

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

Tinder Seeks to Keep LGBTQ Users Safe While Travelling Internationally Tinder has announced a new safety feature for members of the LGBTQ community aiming to protect them from the risk of using dating apps in nearly 70 countries where the LGBTQ status still remains......
17:26, 07/25/2019

Match Group surges as Tinder drives earnings beat Online dating services provider Match Group Inc forecast third-quarter sales above estimates and reported better-than-expected second-quarter revenue on Tuesday, as its popular app Tinder attracted more users....
23:00, 08/06/2019

5 teens arrested, accused of using Tinder to trap dates and rob them at gunpoint Five teenagers who allegedly lured their victims from Tinder using fake profiles were arrested in connection to a string of armed robberies and carjackings in San Jose, California, police announced on Thursday....
02:00, 05/12/2019

Tinder Lite brings the dating app to countries with limited data Tinder is finally ready to take the wraps off its lightweight dating app. The company has formally unveiled Tinder Lite for Android, a version of the service designed for areas with limited data and lower-cost phones. It still has the familiar swip...
22:26, 07/10/2019

Creep pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 12-year-old he met on Tinder A 22-year-old California creep admitted to having sex with a 12-year-old girl he met on Tinder — and was sentenced to roughly a year in prison. Sean Michael Rickard, of Anaheim, pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor Wednesday and...
02:00, 07/13/2019

Tinder the Top Revenue Generating Non-Game App in H1 2019: Sensor Tower While consumers spent an estimated $25.5 billion globally on Apple's App Store in the first half of 2019, Google Play's estimated gross revenue was $14.2 billion for the half, the research showed....
20:39, 07/13/2019

The Russian Government Now Requires Tinder to Hand Over People's Sexts Tinder users in Russia may now have to decide whether the perks of dating apps outweigh a disconcerting invasion of privacy. Russian authorities are now requiring that the dating app hand over a wealth of intimate user data, including private message...
20:13, 06/03/2019

Armed gang posed as single women on Tinder to lure men Swipe right with caution. Police in San Jose, California, arrested five people for allegedly staging a series of armed robberies, assaults and carjackings by asking unsuspecting men to meet “Victoria” or “Becky,” two fictional profiles they set up on...
01:52, 05/14/2019

Man accused of murdering Tinder date slashes his own throat in court Chaos broke out in a Nebraska courtroom Monday when a man accused of suffocating and dismembering a woman who vanished after a Tinder date in 2017 slashed his own throat and collapsed. During his murder trial, 52-year-old Aubrey Trail yelled: “...
06:26, 06/25/2019

Tinder, Despite Cooperation, Says It Hasn't Shared User Data With Russia Yet Tinder said on Tuesday it had agreed to be added to a list of entities obliged to hand over user data and messages to Russian law enforcement agencies on demand....
07:52, 06/05/2019

Tinder preps 'Lite' version of its dating app for data-limited areas Add Tinder to the growing list of tech giants launching lightweight apps to reel in more users. As part of an earnings call, Match Group divulged plans for a Tinder Lite app that would be smaller and better-suited to area where cellular data "comes....
03:13, 05/12/2019

How we met: ‘His Tinder profile said he wanted to cycle round the world. I asked: When are we leaving?’ Mike and Helen Langridge live in Edinburgh. Mike, 32, is a solicitor and Helen, 30, works for an outdoors clothing companyWhen Helen saw on Mike’s Tinder profile that he was a keen cyclist and wanted to cycle around the world, she sent him a message....
15:13, 07/15/2019

I swiped left on Tinder so he found me on LinkedIn. Why can't some men take no for an answer? | Katie Cunningham Online dating is good in theory but it relies on people to respect boundaries. On apps, as in real life, that doesn’t seem to be happeningLast week I got a message on LinkedIn from a man I’ve never met. This was weird enough to begin with – like most...
08:52, 05/10/2019

Tinder launches LGBTQ safety feature in countries with discriminatory laws Tinder will be launching "Traveler Alert" in approximately 70 countries around the world which have laws "effectively criminilazing LGBTQ status."        ...
19:00, 07/24/2019

Tinder’s Newest Feature Aims to Keep LGBTQ People Safer Across the World With a new feature, Tinder says it wants to make the swiping experience safer for its LGBTQ users traveling and living in certain countries. On Wednesday, the dating app introduced a new safety update dubbed “Traveler Alert” that will war...
00:52, 07/25/2019

Russia orders Tinder dating app to share user data on demand Russia said on Monday it had added the popular dating app Tinder to a list of entities obliged to hand over user data and messages to law enforcement agencies on demand, including the main successor agency to the Soviet-era KGB....
19:39, 06/03/2019

Russia intel agencies can now force Tinder to hand over user data MOSCOW — Dating app Tinder is now required to provide user data to Russian intelligence agencies, the country’s communications regulator said Monday. The app was included on a new list of online services operating in Russia that are required to...
18:13, 06/03/2019

Tinder rebels against Google Play app fees by taking direct payments Tinder is exploring a different approach to fighting app store fees -- it's simply ignoring what the store operators want. The dating giant has introduced a default payment process into its Android app that skips Google Play's system entir...
00:13, 07/22/2019

Tinder required to provide user data to Russian government: report The Russian government on Monday reportedly announced that the dating app Tinder is required to release user data to state intelligence agencies in an effort to control online activity....
20:39, 06/03/2019

Stock of Tinder’s parent company soars thanks to dating site’s ‘secret sauce’ Spring is in full swing — and Wall Street is gaga over Tinder again. Shares of Match Group, the hookup app’s parent company, soared 12 percent to $67.88 on news of hotter-than-expected growth in paid subscribers, as the app’s pricey “Tinder Gold” fea...
17:39, 05/09/2019

Russia Orders Tinder to Share User Data Amid Online Clampdown Russian authorities have ordered dating app Tinder to share user data and messages with government and intelligence agencies, in the latest sign of Moscow’s tightening grip over online activities in the country....
18:26, 06/03/2019

Tinder launches new safety feature for LGBTQ users when traveling to 70 countries where being gay is still illegal Reuters Dating app Tinder has unveiled a new 'traveler alert' aimed at LGBTQ users who may face danger when traveling abroad to countries with discriminatory laws in place. The feature will trigger a safety update giving users the choice of keeping ...
10:13, 07/25/2019

Man jailed after using ex-UFC champ Cody Garbrandt's photo in Tinder catfish scam Ex-UFC champ Cody Garbrandt's likeness was used by a Welsh supermarket worker to "catfish" a host of women and swindle them out of more than $20,000.       ...
19:52, 07/27/2019

Man accused of butchering girlfriend's 24-year-old Tinder date slits own throat in court A MAN accused of murdering his girlfriend's Tinder date dramatically slit his own throat in court after screaming that his “accomplice” girlfriend is innocent....
21:13, 06/26/2019

Tinder’s new safety feature hides profiles of LGTBQ+ people in discriminatory countries Yesterday, Tinder announced the release of its new feature, “Traveler Alert,”  which aims to protect its LGTBQ+ users when they travel to countries where they may be at risk. The safety feature automatically hides users’ profiles, including sexual or...
14:26, 07/25/2019

Russia Demands Tinder Share User Data, Messages With Its National Intelligence Agencies (MOSCOW) — Russia is requiring dating app Tinder to hand over data on its users — including messages — to national intelligence agencies, part of the country’s widening crackdown on internet freedoms. The communications regula...
18:52, 06/03/2019

Owl Rock's IPO Boosts Niche Market Asset manager Owl Rock’s business development company, with a valuation of about $6 billion, highlights the growth potential for private debt markets as institutional investors expand to remote corners of Wall Street....
22:39, 07/19/2019

Care.com Boosts Vetting After Scrutiny Online child-care marketplace Care.com plans to overhaul its business model to include in-depth background checks for caregivers following heightened scrutiny of its vetting practices....
02:52, 05/10/2019

EU boosts aid for Bosnia's migration influx The European Union promised 10 million euros in aid to Bosnia. The funds are earmarked to to build new reception centers and support the more than 7,000 migrants currently based in the Balkan state....
20:26, 08/19/2019

BP boosts Saudi, U.S. oil reserves estimates BP raised its estimates of Saudi and U.S. crude oil reserves at the end of last year by 12% and 22%, respectively, in its benchmark 2019 Statistical Review of World Energy....
16:00, 06/11/2019

Refinancing Boom Boosts Mortgage Lending Lenders made $565 billion of mortgage loans in the second quarter, the most in more than two years. Falling rates encouraged homeowners to refinance....
19:13, 07/29/2019

iOS 13: Bug fixes, performance boosts, and poaching ideas It's a fact of life that as operating systems mature, the excitement of revolutionary new features gives way to small, evolutionary changes and poaching ideas from others....
18:39, 05/08/2019

Amazon boosts its UK grocery delivery service Amazon's UK fresh food delivery service is rolling out to a number of new cities, including Glasgow, Newcastle and Liverpool. Rounding out the list is Sheffield and Portsmouth with more, currently unspecified, locations coming online later in th...
15:00, 06/13/2019

New vaccine strategy boosts T-cell therapy A promising new way to treat some types of cancer is to program the patient’s own T cells to destroy the cancerous cells. This approach, termed CAR-T cell therapy, is now used to combat some types of leukemia, but so far it has not worked well agains...
20:26, 07/11/2019

Zendesk boosts CRM capabilities with Smooch deal Zendesk has announced that it has acquired the Montreal-based company Smooch which provides a platform to help connect businesses with customers across a wide variety of messaging platforms both on the web and on mobile.The acquisition will help the ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

City boosts pay for pre-K workers with $15 million deal Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a three-year, $15 million deal with unions to boost the pay of early childhood educators working for nonprofits. “We cannot have a system where certified teachers at community-...
02:39, 07/10/2019

Fed rate-cut sign boosts stocks, dollar drops World stock markets jumped on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 hitting a record high, while the 10-year U.S. Treasury note yield dipped below 2% as investors digested a signal from the Federal Reserve of potential U.S. interest rate cuts as ...
01:26, 06/21/2019

Longtime investor Lampert boosts stake in AutoNation Former Sears CEO Eddie Lampert, a longtime Auto Nation shareholder, has started to accumulate shares in the retailer after several years of cutting his stake....
17:52, 05/16/2019

PPF boosts its stake in consumer lender Home Credit Czech investment group PPF has increased its holding in global consumer lender Home Credit after buying a 2.5 percent stake from co-shareholder Emma Capital in a deal valuing the company at 8.5 billion euros ($9.55 billion), the shareholders said....
20:00, 05/01/2019

Fluoride boosts the stability of perovskite solar cells The addition of a small amount of fluoride, the same chemical added to municipal water to prevent tooth decay, increases the stability of perovskite solar cells....
21:13, 05/13/2019

Dropbox Boosts Storage, Features, and Price for 'Plus' Users We’ll start with the semi-bad news: Dropbox is kicking up the price of its Plus plan from $10 to $12 per month. You’ll have to go for one fewer coffee if you want to stay on budget with your wild cloud-storage spending....
21:13, 05/30/2019

Strong labor market boosts U.S. consumer confidence Consumer confidence jumped in May as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite signs that activity was slowing after being temporarily boosted by exports and a build-up of inventories....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Trump boosts reputation of cozying up dictators at G-20 Summit President Donald Trump continued to embrace a reputation of cozying up to dictators Friday, defending his relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
22:13, 06/29/2019

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

Report: China boosts food aid to North Korea China is to increase the volume of food supply to North Korea and is encouraging Chinese tourism to the country following President Xi Jinping's first state visit to Pyongyang, according to a Japanese press report....
11:52, 08/21/2019

Bevin’s loan boosts his reelection campaign effort FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Matt Bevin’s latest campaign-finance report shows the Republican loaned $2 million to his reelection campaign just before last month’s primary election. The report submitted on Thursday shows Bevin raised nearly...
15:26, 06/28/2019

Starbucks Boosts Sales With Help From New Drinks, Store Upgrades The world’s largest coffee chain said sales rose in its key U.S. and China markets, thanks to new drinks and upgrades to the company’s stores and digital-ordering platforms....
01:13, 07/26/2019

Growth in number of users boosts Twitter revenue by a fifth Tweaks to user experience help company to better-than-expected profitability of $76m Twitter’s revenue rose by almost a fifth year on year, the company reported on Friday, leading to “better-than-expected profitability” of $76m (£61m) in the second q...
15:26, 07/26/2019

Pew: Mexico deports more illegal immigrants than US, boosts apprehensions 32% Mexico is paying attention to the surge of illegal immigrants through its nation, recently deporting more than the United States and arresting 32% more than it did last year, according to a new report....
18:13, 06/12/2019

BP Boosts Its Biofuels Business with Brazilian Joint Venture Energy giant BP is doubling down on biofuels with a joint venture with agricultural trader Bunge in Brazil, betting that the global movement to reduce carbon emissions will boost demand for low-carbon fuels....
19:13, 07/22/2019

Buffett's Berkshire boosts Amazon.com bet, attracts Ackman Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday said it boosted its stake in Amazon.com Inc by 11% during the second quarter, increasing its bet on the powerful online retailer even as stocks traded near record highs....
00:52, 08/15/2019

Google boosts analytics capabilities with Looker deal Google has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the data analytics platform Looker in $2.6bn all-cash transaction.The deal is expected to closer later this year after receiving the necessary regulatory approvals at whi...
00:00, 06/08/2019

Ferrari boosts engine in Barcelona to try to catch Mercedes MADRID (AP) — Five rounds into the Formula One season and Ferrari is already running out of time to catch Mercedes in the championship race. Ferrari drivers Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc trail the Mercedes duo of Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hami...
18:13, 05/08/2019

Strong Jobs Report Boosts Discount Brokers Shares of discount brokerage firms such as E*Trade and Charles Schwab were among the top gainers in the S&P 500 stock index after the Labor Department released stronger-than-expected U.S. employment data....
19:00, 07/05/2019

European boosts gasoline exports to U.S. after PES refinery fire Gasoline exports from Europe to the U.S. East Coast rose sharply in early July after a fire at a major refinery in Philadelphia left a supply shortage in the densely populated region....
12:13, 07/03/2019

Draghi shock hits euro, boosts stocks European shares rallied and the euro took a sharp hit on Tuesday in a knee-jerk reaction to European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's comments indicating a possibility of new rate cuts or asset purchases....
11:52, 06/18/2019

Allergan raises 2019 forecasts as Botox boosts results Allergan Plc raised its profit and revenue forecasts for the year on Tuesday as it beat expectations for quarterly profit, fueled by higher sales of its blockbuster anti-wrinkle injection Botox....
16:39, 05/07/2019

WRC Finland: Tanak closes in on victory, Hyundai boosts Neuville Ott Tanak is one stage away from securing his second consecutive Rally Finland victory, while his World Rally Championship rival Thierry Neuville moved up a place following Hyundai team orders...
15:52, 08/04/2019

Arconic Boosts Outlook, Furthers Cost-Cutting Initiatives Arconic boosted its profit outlook for the year, as strong growth in its aerospace business propels the aluminum-components manufacturer towards a break up by the middle of 2020....
22:52, 08/02/2019

eBay’s improved AI translation boosts Spanish-language sales Since eBay added artificial intelligence translations for product listings in 2014, sales from the US to Spanish-speaking Latin American nations increased by almost 11 percent, according to a study. Researchers from MIT and Washington University in S...
22:39, 05/15/2019

Iraq boosts security measures at base where US trainers stay A top Iraqi air force commander says security measures have been increased at one of the country’s largest air bases that houses American trainers, following an attack last week...
13:26, 06/22/2019

Trump boosts possible Lewandowski Senate bid ahead of New Hampshire rally President Trump has a message for New Hampshire Republicans ahead of his visit Thursday: “Corey’s an outstanding guy. If he ran and won, he would be a great senator.”...
22:52, 08/15/2019

Stimulus optimism boosts stocks, eases pressure on bonds World stock markets rose on Monday on signs that major economies would look to prop up stalling growth with fresh stimulus measures, easing pressure on bonds and dampening demand for perceived safe-havens such as gold....
14:00, 08/19/2019

Chernobyl Connection With Lithuania Boosts "Dark Tourism" Destination Walking along the top of Lithuania's decommissioned nuclear reactor, the set of HBO's critically acclaimed "Chernobyl" TV series, tourist Vytas Miknaitis says he's not "afraid at all"....
23:13, 08/19/2019

Wall St. set to open higher after Bullard boosts rate cut hopes Wall Street was set to open higher on Tuesday, bouncing back from a selloff in technology stocks a day earlier, after a senior Federal Reserve official pointed the way to a cut in interest rates in response to slowing economic growth....
15:26, 06/04/2019

Nvidia Boosts Self-Driving AI Business With Volvo Trucks Deal Volvo, which demonstrated its first autonomous truck last year, said the partnership would develop a flexible, scalable self-driving system, which is planned to be used first in pilot schemes before......
15:13, 06/18/2019

Plan for a Xi-Kim Summit Boosts North Korea-Linked Stocks Shares in Chinese construction and travel groups rose ahead of a visit by President Xi Jinping to North Korea, on hopes of closer economic ties between the two countries....
10:52, 06/18/2019

Two-hour ‘dose’ of nature significantly boosts health – study Researchers say simply sitting and enjoying the peace has mental and physical benefitsA two-hour “dose” of nature significantly boosts health and wellbeing, new research shows, even if you simply sit and enjoy the peace.The physical and mental health...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Tunisia boosts renewables with 'game-changing' solar tender Tunisia is set to select the winners of its "game-changing" 500 megawatt (MW) solar energy concessions tender by September as it seeks to attract more foreign investment in renewable energy, industry and energy minister Slim Feriani said on Wednesday...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Michelisz boosts WTCR title hopes with Nurburgring Nordschleife win Hyundai World Touring Car Cup driver Norbert Michelisz boosted his title chances by claiming his first victory of 2019 in the opening Nurburgring Nordschleife race...
20:00, 06/21/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Liberia boosts efforts to guard against rising seas With rising sea levels due to climate change already affecting coastal communities in Liberia, there are fears that densely populated parts of the capital Monrovia could be submerged, unless action is taken....
20:52, 04/28/2019

AOC's backing boosts New York progressive in local Democratic primary Political newcomer Tiffany Caban, an insurgent progressive Democrat endorsed by U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, led a nationally watched primary race for district attorney in the New York City borough of Queens on Tuesday....
08:26, 06/26/2019

U.S. Boosts Natural-Gas Exports to EU, Aiming to Dent Russian Sales The U.S. has nearly tripled its natural-gas exports to the European Union since July and signed new licenses seeking to establish American energy as an EU mainstay....
22:52, 05/02/2019

| Ighalo boosts Golden Boot hopes as Nigeria finish third Odion Ighalo boosted his chances of winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations after he netted Nigeria's winner to ensure his side third place....
09:39, 07/18/2019

Zandvoort WTCR: Esteban Guerrieri boosts points lead with win Munnich Motorsport Honda driver Esteban Guerrieri scored a crucial second victory of the World Touring Car Cup season in the second race at Zandvoort to extend his points lead...
15:13, 05/19/2019

Cancer: New compound boosts chemo, prevents treatment resistance A new study in mice finds a compound that boosts the effectiveness of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin and stops cancer cells from becoming resistant to it....
14:39, 06/09/2019

Wall St. rises as Huawei reprieve boosts tech shares Shares of technology companies helped lift Wall Street on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased curbs on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, alleviating investor concerns about pressure on future corporate results in the sector....
00:26, 05/22/2019

Clint Frazier boosts trade value as scouts linger over Yankees’ win BALTIMORE — With the Giants and Pirates having scouts at Camden Yards on Tuesday night, Clint Frazier could not have picked a better time to display his right-handed power in front of clubs who could provide a starting job for him. The going-nowhere ...
11:13, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Buffett's Berkshire boosts Amazon.com bet, attracts Ackman Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday said it boosted its stake in Amazon.com Inc by 11% during the second quarter, increasing its bet on the powerful online retailer even as stocks traded near record highs....
01:13, 08/15/2019

Demand for fiber broadband to watch Netflix boosts UK's TalkTalk British broadband provider TalkTalk reported a 17% rise in full-year core earnings to 237 million pounds ($300 million), in line with expectations, as it benefited from lower costs and customers switching to faster fiber products to watch video....
13:00, 05/23/2019

S&P 500 hits record high as trade optimism boosts techs Gains in technology stocks lifted the S&P 500 to a record high on Monday, powered by growing optimism around U.S.-China trade talks and a likely reprieve for Chinese telecoms company Huawei....
17:00, 07/01/2019

Erratic weather boosts energy demand, denting climate goals: BP Extreme temperatures around the globe drove a sharp acceleration in energy demand and carbon emissions last year, oil giant BP said on Tuesday, issuing a stark warning that the world risks losing the battle against climate change....
16:26, 06/11/2019

Eating nuts in the first trimester boosts baby’s intelligence, study suggests Women who eat nuts in early pregnancy have brainier kids, a study suggests. Their children developed better memories, higher levels of attention and more thinking skills. Around three handfuls of nuts a week – 90 grams – in the first three months of ...
20:39, 05/08/2019

UnitedHealth boosts earnings forecast, set to pass price discounts to patients UnitedHealth Group Inc will stick with its decision to pass on drug maker discounts to patients to help them beat rising medicine prices despite the U.S. government having withdrawn a similar proposed policy in its health programs, its top executive...
17:52, 07/18/2019

Trump administration: Energy storage boosts renewables, national security Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:00, 06/12/2019

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

GLOBAL MARKETS-Fed rate-cut sign boosts stocks, dollar drops World stock markets jumped on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 hitting a record high, while the 10-year U.S. Treasury note yield dipped below 2% as investors digested a signal from the Federal Reserve of potential U.S. interest rate cuts as ...
23:52, 06/20/2019

Odion Ighalo Boosts Golden Boot Hopes As Nigeria Finish Third Nigeria maintained their perfect record in third place playoffs at the Cup of Nations having won six other matches between the beaten semi-finalists....
08:13, 07/18/2019

Canada’s low unemployment rate boosts demand for temporary foreign workers The federal government says the volume of applications to hire temporary foreign workers is up almost 25 per cent over last year - partly because of Canada's low unemployment rates....
22:52, 06/04/2019

Less is more? Inditex cuts stores but boosts space in home market Spain The list of retail casualties shutting up shop seems to grow by the month but Inditex, the world's largest clothing retailer, is still betting on its network of physical stores to drive growth....
14:00, 06/20/2019

Oil falls as U.S. resumes Gulf of Mexico output, boosts shale supplies Oil prices dipped on Tuesday, extending losses from the previous session, as output in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico resumed after Hurricane Barry and as U.S. shale production is set to rise to a record....
10:39, 07/16/2019

Expect pricier toys this Christmas as Trump boosts China tariffs In the toy industry, Trump's new tariffs on China come at a particularly bad time: September is a peak holiday shipping month for toy companies....
00:00, 08/03/2019

Tesla boosts capital raise to $2.7 billion, Musk buys more stock Tesla Inc on Friday was set to raise up to $2.7 billion in a record-setting capital raising for the electric carmaker, as investors scooped up a mix of new stock and convertible notes that will recharge the company's cash-depleted balance sheet....
19:26, 05/03/2019

Indoor tanning may trigger gene mutation that boosts melanoma risk (Reuters Health) - Indoor tanning is associated with a higher risk of developing the deadly skin cancer melanoma at younger ages, and a recent study suggests the ultraviolet (UV) light in tanning beds may be triggering genetic mutations that can lead...
23:52, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 2-Allergan raises 2019 forecasts as Botox boosts results Allergan Plc raised its profit and revenue forecasts for the year on Tuesday as it beat expectations for quarterly profit, fueled by higher sales of its blockbuster anti-wrinkle injection Botox....
14:52, 05/07/2019

UN boosts humanitarian appeal to help tackle Zimbabwe’s ‘worst-ever’ hunger crisis With Zimbabwe now experiencing its “worst-ever hunger crisis”, the UN food relief agency has revised its humanitarian appeal to step up food assistance to people most affected by drought, flooding, and economic stagnation. ...
18:13, 08/07/2019

India boosts Hindu pilgrimage to holy cave in conflict-torn Kashmir India is hailing a Hindu pilgrimage to a holy cave high in the snow-capped mountains of contested Kashmir as an example of communal harmony, in a region where the Muslim-majority population is overwhelmingly hostile to its rule....
07:52, 07/28/2019

Passport agency boosts minimum routine application wait time by 50 percent The processing time for routine service jumps from six to eight weeks. Until May 31, the interval between application and delivery was four to six weeks. Expedited service is available in two to three weeks, for an extra $60....
16:52, 06/14/2019

Dell boosts XPS 13, Inspiron laptop lines with Intel Comet Lake processors Dell isn't waiting until the holiday season to bring Intel's new 10th-Generation Comet Lake processors (CPUs) to some of its most popular mobile devices. We already knew about the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 getting 10-nanometer (nm) Ice Lake inside...
17:00, 08/21/2019

AmEx warns of higher costs as it boosts rewards program, shares fall American Express Co warned of higher operating costs this year as the credit card issuer spends heavily on rewards programs to attract customers in an increasingly crowded market, sending its shares down 2.5% on Friday....
22:52, 07/19/2019

Harvey hopes Indianapolis podium boosts 2020 full IndyCar chance Jack Harvey hopes his breakthrough IndyCar podium on the Indianapolis road course boosts his chance of securing a first full season in the series in 2020...
16:13, 05/14/2019

China censors Trump and boosts propaganda ahead of vital trade summit It's headline news in the rest of the world, but in China, US President Donald Trump's threat to sharply raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods has barely registered a mention on the news agenda....
07:39, 05/09/2019

‘Winning helps’: World Cup journey boosts women’s football revival in Italy Milena Bertolini’s team face the Netherlands in the quarter-finals on Saturday and the country is beginning to appreciate the women’s game once moreIn 2015, a senior Italian football official dismissed female players as a “bunch of lesbians”. Felice ...
19:26, 06/28/2019

Boris Johnson announces new railway between Manchester and Leeds and boosts fund for North by £3.6bn Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged a £3.6 billion boost for left behind Northern towns today as he announced a new rail link between Manchester and Leeds....
05:00, 07/28/2019

Canada boosts provincial legal aid for asylum claims amid funding disagreement Canada will allocate a one-time investment of C$26.8 million ($20.2 million) to provincial legal aid for asylum claims to compensate for services "jeopardized" by provincial cuts, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday....
06:39, 08/13/2019

World stocks rise, dollar drops as Fed chair boosts rate-cut hopes A broad index of world stock markets edged higher on Wednesday while the U.S. dollar fell as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank this month....
23:13, 07/10/2019

Surprise rise in Chinese exports boosts shares in Europe and Asia – as it happened Greek unemployment drops to eight-year lowGold, a safe-haven asset, hovers near $1,500 an ounce 2.49pm BST A degree of calm has returned to world stock markets, after heavy selling earlier this week amid fears that the one-year trade war between the ...
16:13, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Centauro boosts offer for Netshoes to outbid Magazine Luiza Apparel retailer Grupo SBF SA , operator of Brazil's Centauro stores, has boosted its offer for online sports retailer Netshoes Cayman Ltd to $3.70 per share, as it tries to outbid rival contender Magazine Luiza SA....
17:13, 06/12/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St edges higher as Fed's Williams boosts rate-cut hopes U.S. stocks moved higher on Thursday after a slow start as comments from New York Fed President John Williams further cemented expectations for interest rate cuts from the U.S. central bank at the end of the month....
23:13, 07/18/2019

For female vets, sex assault in military boosts odds of lasting sexual pain (Reuters Health) - Military women who are sexually assaulted may be at an especially high risk of developing lasting sexual pain, a U.S. study suggests....
00:13, 06/12/2019

Paradise islands of Pacific increasingly vulnerable to climate change, as UN boosts resilience A seeming paradise, life on the Pacific islands is threatened by climate change and extreme weather, frustrated by remoteness and a lack of educational and economic opportunities. Secretary-General António Guterres begins a visit to the region this w...
20:52, 05/10/2019

Tinder launches 'festival mode' feature for music fest hookups The popular mobile dating application announced plans to roll out “Festival Mode” this summer.        ...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Oil adviser 'blinded by attraction' could lose £180k handed to Tinder lover after she declared herself bankrupt A businessman who handed more than £180,000 to his Tinder lover while "blinded by attraction" could end up with not recovering a penny despite a judge ordering her to repay him....
13:00, 07/01/2019

From violence to dialogue: as land conflicts intensify, UN boosts efforts to resolve disputes through mediation The town of Kitchanga, in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), hosts the highest concentration of internally displaced people in the country, and has been one of the regions most affected by clashes between local communi...
16:26, 05/26/2019

LG’s practical innovation, the V50 ThinQ 5G's Dual Screen, boosts gaming and productivity without folding a phone Advertorial by LG (disclaimer)We probed you recently whether you plan on buying a 5G phone this year, and a quarter of our respondents answered affirmatively, despite the dearth of such devices. After all, 5G is the newest and hottest trend in mobile...
18:13, 05/21/2019

Instant view: OPEC's nine-month oil output curb boosts price outlook, shale OPEC ministers on Monday agreed to extend the oil producers' group supply cuts until early 2020 to prop up crude prices and offset the risk of a market glut amid growing U.S. output and a weakening global economy....
23:52, 07/01/2019

Trump administration boosts ability to deny green cards to immigrants using welfare programs The Trump administration on Monday issued a long-awaited rule strengthening the ability of federal officials to deny green cards to immigrants deemed likely to rely on government aid. ...
21:00, 08/12/2019

Texas power prices almost double as heat wave boosts demand to record high Spot power prices in Texas almost doubled for Wednesday on forecasts demand for electricity would hit record levels next week as consumers crank up their air conditioners to escape a heat wave baking much of the state....
14:13, 08/07/2019

Bruce Willis gets booed for throwing a baseball poorly, boosts non-celebrity egos worldwide Celebrities live such a idyllic existence that they appear, at times, to actively seek out embarrassment. Consider anyone who agrees to play late night talk show games with Corden or Fallon, having already fulfilled their promotional duties with a st...
21:39, 05/17/2019

UK factories suffers biggest contraction in six years; trade truce boosts markets - business live Trade optimism is pushing markets up despite weak factory data in the UK, the eurozone and ChinaLatest: UK factories suffer slump in JuneFactory PMI slumps to just 48.0, down from 49.2Earlier:FTSE 100 surges to highest since AprilIntroduction: US-Chi...
13:26, 07/01/2019

Trump Boosts Fired Google Engineer Who Proposed Richard Spencer Fundraiser, Suggested Skinheads Rebrand On Monday morning, President Donald Trump finally took the time to issue a (hollow and thoroughly unconvincing) denunciation of white supremacy in the wake of mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas over the weekend that collectively result...
17:26, 08/06/2019

Blind date: ‘Oh god, we’ve been on a Tinder date before...’ Hannah, 29, accessory designer, meets Tom, 25, executive assistantWhat were you hoping for?The love child of Louis Theroux, Mark Ronson and Richard Ayoade. Failing that, a plus one for my Cotton-Eye-Joe-themed 30th in a few months. Continue reading.....
08:00, 06/15/2019

U.S.-Mexico migration deal boosts USMCA approval drive-Mexico official The deal over migration struck on Friday between Mexico and the United States has given a boost to the process of ratifying a new North American trade deal known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a senior Mexican official said....
04:52, 06/08/2019

Chipotle earnings top estimates as digital sales double, boosts same-store sales outlook Chipotle Mexican Grill on Wednesday reported earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations after doubling its digital sales during the quarter....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Facing up to Europe's far right – podcast The EU elections, beginning on 23 May, are a test for Europe’s mainstream parties as populists appear to be gaining momentum with stark anti-immigration campaigns. Anushka Asthana is joined by Jennifer Rankin, Shaun Walker and Angelique Chrisafis to ...
11:52, 05/16/2019

Who is Steve Rolls, and why is he facing GGG? Steve Rolls believes he's one of the best-kept secrets in the middleweight division. He could be right: His next opponent, former unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, hadn't heard of Rolls until the fight was signed....
18:00, 04/30/2019

R Kelly facing further sex charges Singer R Kelly is facing further sex crimes allegations after being accused of paying a 17-year-old girl to dance naked for him after meeting her before a concert in 2001....
04:13, 08/06/2019

You're Spending Too Much on 'Convenience' How much money do you waste each month? Have you ever tallied it up, or do you just groan at the impulse buys as they add up on your bank statement?...
22:13, 05/09/2019

NVIDIA 'Super' GPU leaks hint at not-so-super speed boosts There might not be much mystery left to NVIDIA's "Super" launch. VideoCardz claims to have detailed specs and release details for the company's GeForce RTX Super lineup, and they appear to be what you'd expect: souped-up versions of e...
00:52, 06/29/2019

Brad Pitt playing a stuntman in 'Once Upon A Time in Hollywood' boosts case for Oscar category Stunt professionals have advocated for Oscar recognition. Brad Pitt starring as stuntman Cliff Booth in "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" sure helps.        ...
07:26, 07/27/2019

When Facing BlazBlue's Big Bodies, Sometimes The Best Option Is To Run Away When fighting game players talk about “running away” in terms of a competitive strategy, it can involve a bunch of different techniques, depending on the game. In very few instances does this mean literally running away in-game, but one BlazBlue: Cro...
17:39, 05/14/2019

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation, UN says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
20:41, 08/12/2019

Islanders facing an Anders Lee conundrum The assumption was that Islanders team president Lou Lamoriello would not have approved naming Anders Lee captain if there wasn’t an understanding on a new contract for the 28-year-old Minnesotan. Well, that wasn’t the case. The future of Lee, and th...
06:00, 05/06/2019

Anchors from China’s state TV and Fox are facing off After weeks of back-and-forth sniping on television and Twitter, Trish Regan from the Fox Business Network and Liu Xin from China Global Television Network will debate on behalf of their respective governments about tariffs and technology....
15:52, 05/28/2019

Switzerland-EU partnership row facing deadline Easy trading in Swiss shares from within the EU could crumble at midnight Sunday in a row over a new partnership deal. For months, Bern has refused to sign the long-negotiated treaty text on multiple links with the bloc....
12:26, 06/30/2019

Mexico facing a guacamole crisis It has become increasingly common for Mexico City's taquerias to serve fake guacamole in their tacos. The guacamole no longer has any avocado. High demand, measly harvests and US and Mexican drug cartels are to blame....
01:00, 07/23/2019

Facing your AI self at the 'Neural Mirror' art installation Italian design studio Ultravioletto has created a mirror that lets you see yourself the way corporations see you: as a collection of data points. At first, the Neural Mirror installation (located at a former church in the Italian city of Spoleto), se...
19:13, 07/29/2019

At least one more contender facing the axe following fractious TV debate At least one more contender for the Tory leadership will be eliminated from the race today, following a sometimes fractious, but largely inconclusive TV debate....
08:52, 06/19/2019

Neymar facing two police investigations Accused of raping and assaulting a Brazilian model in a hotel room in Paris last month, Brazilian footballer Neymar is facing two separate police investigations in Brazil, according to Rio de Janeiro's Police press office....
00:13, 06/08/2019

Jets GM Joe Douglas facing first big test Two months after getting hired as the general manager, Jets general manager Joe Douglas faces his first test. He and his personnel staff must comb through the 1,200 players about to get cut next weekend and figure out who can help the team. “We are p...
14:52, 08/25/2019

US construction spending falls 0.8% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — Spending on U.S. construction projects fell in May, the first drop in six months, as home building fell for a fifth straight month. The Commerce Department says spending fell 0.8% in May, the first decline since a 1.3% drop in Novem...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Track Your Spending Using a Pen and Paper Budgeting apps are plentiful, but it can take some trial and error to find one you love. And if you’re someone who’s trying to spend less time in front of a screen, sometimes the last thing you want to do is open your budgeting app for a checkup....
17:52, 06/12/2019

The CBO sounds another spending alarm Just 10 months into the fiscal year, our budget deficit has already surpassed the totality of that of 2018. Currently at $867 billion, the federal government's 2019 budget deficit is slated to surpass the $1 trillion mark....
04:00, 08/14/2019

Politicians can’t stop spending — and they don’t want to Dear John: Your column about debt is right on. I have been following federal spending, deficits and debt for many decades. Where you and I part is that I believe that all this excessive federal spending is the result of central banking, i.e., the Fed...
16:13, 07/14/2019

So, What Are You Spending Your Equifax Money On? Back in 2017, credit rating agency Equifax suffered what those in the data security business call a “catastrophic fuckup” affecting in the neighborhood of 150 million Americans, all of whom are now eligible for, on average, $125—and up to $20,000 in ...
22:53, 07/26/2019

NYSE floor traders are facing job extinction The New York Stock Exchange’s fabled floor traders, fearing steeper job losses in their already diminished ranks, are an endangered species. With the heyday of the human floor trader now ancient history, many observers say the bell now tolls for the ...
14:13, 08/04/2019

Apple TV+ will launch in November for $9.99, facing off against Disney+ at $6.99 Enlarge / Tim Cook announces Apple TV+ at an event on March 25, 2019. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Disney earlier this year announced that it will launch its Disney+ streaming TV service on November 12 in the United States for $6.99 per month. Yesterday, B...
03:00, 08/21/2019

He threw a fridge off a cliff, now he's facing trial A man mocked recycling as he dumped a fridge off a cliff in Almería, Spain. Police made him haul it back up and now he's facing trial and a possible fine....
01:26, 08/05/2019

R. Kelly facing sex crimes charges in Minnesota Minnesota authorities are charging R. Kelly with two counts of prostitution and solicitation involving a girl under 18 for an alleged 2001 incident.        ...
05:00, 08/06/2019

Jeurys Familia now facing his next Mets dare Jeurys Familia’s pedigree and contract alone won’t be enough. For now, he’s going to have to prove he’s worthy of returning to his previous role as the team’s setup man. Until that happens, Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman aren’t just going to lose the ...
00:52, 05/13/2019

Boeing CEO keeps job intact after facing questions on 737 MAX crashes Boeing Co CEO Dennis Muilenburg emerged with his job intact at an annual meeting on Monday and promised to win back the public's trust after facing tough questions in the wake of two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX plane....
22:26, 04/29/2019

Facebook says some users facing outage on its platforms Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram....
18:39, 07/03/2019

UK chain facing backlash over ‘LGBT’ sandwich A UK retail chain is getting roasted on social media over a controversial sandwich. In celebration of Pride festivities in the UK, Marks and Spencer recently began offering its “LGBT” sandwich — a guacamole-inclusive twist on a BLT — complete with pa...
23:13, 05/06/2019

'Adults don't get it': why TikTok is facing greater scrutiny Success of video-sharing app among young has brought with it investigations over child safetyThe most downloaded app on the App Store for the last year makes almost no money, is barely understood by anyone over 25, and has already faced investigation...
16:52, 07/05/2019

Combat 18: The neo-Nazi network facing a ban in Germany Germany may soon ban the neo-Nazi group Combat 18 as a terrorist organization. Given Germany's history, and a recent killing allegedly tied to neo-Nazi circles, the main mystery may be why it hasn't been banned yet....
01:00, 07/06/2019

Facing the Ubiquity of Fortnite in Our Kids' Lives About a week after the *L* dance was decoded, and 72 hours after the carpool surveillance, my wife and I convened the Fortnite security council again....
16:39, 05/20/2019

Tesla, Facing Setbacks and Skeptics, Tries to Get Back on Course Elon Musk’s electric-car company began the year with high expectations. But it has confronted a series of problems and a loss of investor confidence....
12:13, 06/10/2019

Photographer recounts facing Dallas gunman DALLAS (AP) — Waiting outside a federal courthouse, photographer Tom Fox took in Dallas’ 8 a.m. bustle. People dressed for work got out of cars. A homeless man danced on a street pole. But when what initially sounded like a truck backfiring cla...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Giancarlo Stanton facing first big recovery hurdle Giancarlo Stanton will get a glimpse of how his left arm will respond to swinging a bat Tuesday. “Ramp it up and see how it goes,’’ said Stanton, who went on the IL April 1 with a strained left biceps and then had a cortisone injection for a left sho...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Joe Flacco channeling Eli Manning in facing new reality Stop us if you’ve heard this before: “Listen, I have so many things to worry about. I’m trying to go out there and play good football,” veteran quarterback says. “[Insert recently drafted quarterback’s name] is going to learn ...
07:39, 05/14/2019

'The small car market is facing an ownership revolution' Opinion 15 Aug, 2019 With small cars getting increasingly more expensive, owners are turning more to PCP deals to get the best value, says John McIIroy...
05:13, 08/16/2019

Fed, Facing Pressure on Rate Cut, to Decide on Next Move Federal Reserve officials will wrap up their two-day meeting Wednesday after discussing whether they will need to lower the benchmark interest rate, if not now, then in summer....
15:26, 06/19/2019

Man City facing 1-season ban from Champions League Manchester City has not been cooperating with investigators and is facing a one-season ban from the Champions League for violating financial monitoring rules, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press. City released a statement Tuesda...
16:52, 05/14/2019

Powell says economy facing growing uncertainties WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the economic outlook has become cloudier since early May, with rising uncertainties over trade and global growth causing the central bank to reassess its next move on interest rates. Speak...
20:00, 06/25/2019

5 ways to get more back from your everyday spending Want to get back even more from your everyday spending? Here are five ways to get even more back from your everyday spending.        ...
13:13, 05/01/2019

CFOs Grapple With How Much Cybersecurity Spending is Enough Figuring out just how much money to earmark for cybersecurity has become a challenge, executives at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network Annual Meeting told CFO Journal....
13:13, 06/13/2019

Election spending’s trickle-down conundrum Here’s the ironic thing about next year’s presidential election: The economy will be boosted by the flood of campaign money being spent at a time when the 26 Democrats running for president want the economy to look lousy so they can defeat President ...
17:39, 08/01/2019

Why It's Worth Spending Money to Save More of It A lot of personal finance advice gets caught up in the little things—the cup of coffee you buy in the morning for $3. The streaming music subscription for $9.99 per month. Cut out these small expenses and clutch those dollar bills and you’ll save tho...
16:39, 07/03/2019

Here's how much Americans are spending on their kids' allowance A new survey shows that 40% of Americans are paying their kids an allowance. Here's how much they are paying and other ways you can teach your children about money....
19:52, 06/14/2019

Don’t let Congress bust the spending caps again Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., recently told reporters he had spoken with Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., about a potential deal to increase the discretionary spending caps for fiscal years 2020 and 2021. House and Senate Republicans ...
12:00, 05/02/2019

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

Which 2020 presidential candidate is spending the most? To identify the candidates spending the most and least, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed official campaign spending between Jan. 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019.       ...
14:26, 08/14/2019

Progress seen on debt, spending talks WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican in the House says congressional negotiators are making progress on two must-do items on the legislative agenda: averting automatic budget cuts and meeting a deadline later this year to increase the government̵...
21:39, 05/21/2019

US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending increased 0.4% in May, a modest gain that suggests Americans remain cautious about their finances. The Commerce Department said Friday that incomes rose 0.5% and inflation remained tame, increasing just 1.5% in the...
15:26, 06/28/2019

Portugal’s PM gets his way in defeat of spending bill LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s prime minister isn’t carrying out his threat to resign — and has even scored a political victory over opponents six months before a general election. Socialist Prime Minister Antonio Costa had threatened...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Here's where Americans are vacationing this summer -- and what they're spending Just about half of Americans are hitting the road in the next three months. Where are we headed and how will we get there? For the most part, it's somewhere we can drive to....
15:13, 06/16/2019

Yankees’ Luke Voit facing two very different injury options TORONTO — There is a chance for a resolution to Luke Voit’s hernia problem this week. Either the Yankees first baseman is going to be able to return to action from the injured list or he will have season-ending surgery. “It is possible, want to see h...
09:52, 08/11/2019

Swede facing extradition to US over $11M Bitcoin investment scam A Swedish citizen has been charged with securities, wire fraud, and money laundering in a scheme that saw him encourage victims to invest using cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin In a complaint submitted on March 4, 2019, and unsealed yesterday, Roger ...
14:13, 06/20/2019

New York becomes battleground for top Democrats facing insurgent challenges Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s defeat of an incumbent has inspired progressives: ‘The goal is to make the party work for its base’Jamaal Bowman was a teenager living in a rent-stabilized apartment on Manhattan’s Upper East Side when Donald Trump placed f...
17:00, 08/22/2019

It’s World Cup knockout time: The challenges facing USWNT The World Cup has dispensed with the formalities, and now can move on to its riveting climax … in the quarterfinals? The draw for the knockout stages of women’s soccer’s marquee tournament has presented a fascinating, even cruel, twist: a final-worth...
07:52, 06/23/2019

Michigan priest facing allegation of misconduct with minor SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saginaw is on administrative leave while church officials investigate an allegation of misconduct with a minor. The decision regarding the Rev. Dennis Kucharczyk was announced Tuesday....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Oro Valley man facing additional child pornography charges TUCSON – An Oro Valley man arrested after police say he attached child pornography to a job application is now facing more charges. According to court records, 72-year-old Paul Scalzitti is facing five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. ...
10:13, 06/19/2019

Facing 3-1 deficit, Warriors hope to reverse history A defiant Golden State Warriors team are adamant they can overturn a 3-1 deficit to the Toronto Raptors and erase memories of becoming the first team to fail to win the NBA title after holding the same advantage....
11:00, 06/08/2019

Mercedes-Benz facing €1bn fine over emissions software German media reports 280,000 diesel-powered E- and C-Class models feature emissions-cheating technology Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler is facing a fine ranging from €800 million (£740m) to €1 billion (£925m) for diesel emission-related violat...
16:06, 08/12/2019

Baidu is facing an unlikely challenger in China's search market TikTok parent ByteDance recently announced plans to launch a search product to challenge incumbent Baidu, a company which has more than 70% market share in China....
06:39, 08/09/2019

Lexington Man Facing Charges After Shots Fired Incident LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man is facing charges after he allegedly fired a gun at his girlfriend. Police arrested Colten Gowins just before 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. An arrest citation says that on March 18, Gowins fired in the direction of his girl...
12:39, 05/29/2019

Elderly in Queens apartment facing 4 months without elevator A six-story Queens apartment building with a large elderly population is losing its only elevator for four months starting Monday — leaving its residents up in arms. “I am angry and frustrated,” said Farida Ghani, 75, a longtime resident of the 66-un...
11:45, 08/12/2019

Facing Little Resistance, the Yankees’ Main Goal Is Health With a spot in the playoffs all but assured, the Yankees have the luxury of coasting through the last six weeks of the season while focusing on the recovery of several players....
03:52, 08/13/2019

Accused: the Russians facing 'politically motivated' charges Journalist Ivan Golunov was freed after an outcry. Others have not been so fortunateThe case of Ivan Golunov, a Russian investigative reporter who was arrested on drug dealing charges and beaten in jail, has cast a renewed spotlight on those who fall...
09:39, 06/15/2019

Argentina again facing early elimination at Copa America BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — A year later, Argentina is again facing the prospect of an early elimination. After struggling in the group stage of the World Cup in Russia, Argentina also got off to a bad start at the Copa America in Brazil. And anoth...
18:52, 06/18/2019

China facing shortage of pediatricians, especially in rural areas (Reuters Health) - China is facing a shortage of pediatricians and, just as in America, that scarcity is being felt most in rural areas, researchers report in a new study....
02:26, 06/29/2019

| 'I'm ready for special moment' of facing Federer, says Nadal Rafael Nadal resumes his spellbinding 15-year rivalry with Roger Federer for a place in the Roland Garros semi-finals, insisting it will be a "special moment"....
00:39, 06/05/2019

David Price exits with flu-like symptoms after facing just 3 batters It looks like the Boston Red Sox may have dodged a bullet when it comes to David Price. The Boston Red Sox left-hander left Saturday’s game in Houston in the first inning after facing just three batters and throwing 15 pitches. The team said it...
04:00, 05/26/2019

Former sheriff’s employee facing manslaughter in fatal ATV crash OWEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A former Franklin County Sheriff’s employee is now facing a manslaughter charge following a fatal ATV crash. Mario Chavez now faces second degree manslaughter in the alleged DUI crash that killed a 73-year-old ...
19:00, 06/28/2019

City facing possible $85M lawsuit over Marcy Houses unrest Five people involved in last weekend’s melee with cops at the Marcy Houses housing project in Brooklyn plan to sue the city and the NYPD for a combined $85 million — claiming they were victims of police brutality. Three men and two women ...
07:52, 08/22/2019

| Djokovic facing tricky Roland Garros opener Novak Djokovic begins his bid for a fourth consecutive Grand Slam title on Monday against Poland's Hubert Hurkacz at Roland Garros, while Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal also open their campaigns....
08:52, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 7-Boeing CEO keeps job intact after facing questions on 737 MAX crashes Boeing Co CEO and Chairman Dennis Muilenburg emerged with his job intact at an annual meeting on Monday and promised to win back the public's trust after facing tough questions in the wake of two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX plane....
23:39, 04/29/2019

Osaka, Azarenka facing different pressures at French Open While Naomi Osaka is feeling the weight of her first Slam as world No. 1, second-round opponent Victoria Azarenka is trying to climb back to those heights....
20:52, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 6-Boeing CEO keeps job intact after facing questions on 737 MAX crashes Boeing Co CEO Dennis Muilenburg emerged with his job intact at an annual meeting on Monday and promised to win back the public's trust after facing tough questions in the wake of two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX plane....
22:52, 04/29/2019

India’s Modi facing urgent economic challenges after win NEW DELHI (AP) — Dissatisfaction with India’s lagging economy didn’t deter voters from handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party a landslide parliamentary election victory. Now, they’ll be expecting someth...
10:00, 05/24/2019

RJ Barrett on first Knicks game — and facing Zion Williamson LAS VEGAS — RJ Barrett has faced Zion Williamson countless times in practice as teammates at Duke. Now they get the Las Vegas stage as opponents. Barrett, the Knicks’ new 6-foot-7 lefty lottery pick, doesn’t have any grand advice for his Knicks teamm...
04:13, 07/05/2019

America is facing a pension crisis. Retirees will pay the price if we don't act now Few have seen firsthand the frustration of Washington gridlock and partisanship more than we have. We know all too well when something doesn't get fixed in D.C., it can end up hurting people back home. When it comes to the multiemployer pension plan ...
04:00, 08/15/2019

Jets kicker facing pressure in this preseason matchup Three things to watch when the Jets play the Falcons on Thursday night in their second preseason game. Kicking it The pressure is on Taylor Bertolet on Thursday. The new kicker has a few weeks to impress the Jets coaches, or they will be looking for ...
16:26, 08/15/2019

The Yankees’ obstacle facing the rolling Domingo German The winningest pitcher in baseball may have to sacrifice that title to help the Yankees win a championship. Domingo German moved ahead of Justin Verlander by earning his major league-best 16th victory in the Yankees’ 8-3 win over the Orioles Tuesday ...
06:26, 08/14/2019

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how secure Libra would be, and on the fact that a subsidiary called Calibra will be in charge of Libra, ...
01:39, 06/19/2019

Nintendo is facing a class-action lawsuit over ‘Joy-Con drift’ As more and more reports of flaws in the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con controllers surface, a New England law firm is championing the players with a lawsuit against the company. If you haven’t experienced it, the fault occurs sometimes in Joy-Con that ha...
01:00, 07/23/2019

Ineos facing Tour de France leadership conundrum Ineos's Egan Bernal and Geraint Thomas are ideally-placed at the Tour de France to turn up the pressure on yellow-jersey holder Julian Alaphilippe, but the British team are facing a leadership conundrum as the race reaches its climax....
23:00, 07/25/2019

A cast of thousands: products from China facing 25% US tariff Higher tariffs have been imposed on a broader range of imports as talks continue US-China trade war: latest updatesHigher tariffs come into effect as talks continueWhat has Trump done and what next?There are nearly 6,000 products that will now face 2...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Burnout: Facing the damage of 'chronic workplace stress' Burnout is a common occurrence among modern day workers. But what is it, why does it happen, and how can we overcome it? This Spotlight feature explores....
20:13, 08/03/2019

The Fiver | Steve Barnes's author ego could be facing his toughest job yet Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!During his second stint in management as boss of Huddersfield Town, Steve Bruce somehow found time to author three crime thrillers entitled Striker! Sweeper! and Defender! Read by few at the time but...
18:52, 07/17/2019

Joy-Con 'Drift' Has Gotten So Bad, Nintendo Now Facing a Class-Action Lawsuit Even if you haven’t encountered this problem yourself, you’ve almost certainly heard of a Switch owner who has: Joy-Con drift. This issue causes the Switch’s detachable controllers to detect input—or drift—even when nothing is actually touching the a...
21:13, 07/22/2019

Apple is facing a 'low bar of expectations' but it might work in the company's favor Analysts say that low expectations Apple a lot of room to overachieve, even as the company is coming off of of two straight quarters of year-over-year revenue decline....
15:13, 07/30/2019

Guatemalan migrants have Mexico facing a border crisis of its own When the migrant caravans cross the Suchiate River and international bridge from Guatemala, Adan Lopez springs into action in this steamy tropical city: He shuts down his shop and takes cover....
06:39, 05/07/2019

Gavin Newsom pardons 7 felons facing deportation California Governor Gavin Newsom used his executive authority to pardon more than a dozen illegal immigrants who went to prison after facing convictions including soliciting to commit murder and grand theft....
03:13, 05/16/2019

US Attorney General facing contempt vote in Congress US House Democrats are set to vote on whether to hold US Attorney General William Barr in contempt over his refusal to release a full version of the Mueller report. President Trump has used his executive privilege....
21:00, 05/08/2019

Head of Deadspin, The Onion facing heat from own reporters The head of G/O Media, which owns The Onion, Jezebel and other web sites, is going on the defensive over a planned expose on his hiring practices — to be published by one of his own publications. G/O Media’s CEO Jim Spanfeller is punching back at a y...
01:39, 07/31/2019

'Go and we die, stay and we starve': the Ethiopians facing a deadly dilemma In the rarely visited town of Gedeb, fears are rife over state plans to return 150,000 people to areas they fled because of ethnic violenceLast week, a car rolled through the town of Gedeb in southern Ethiopia, flanked by federal police. A local offi...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Jets facing familiar problem with Quinnen Williams The Jets draft picks are reporting on Friday, but their top selection may not be among them. NFL.com reports that the Jets were hoping defensive tackle Quinnen Williams would be on a flight to the area on Thursday night, but the unsigned No. 3 pick w...
15:26, 07/19/2019

Germany facing risk of increased water shortages Germans have never had to worry much about water scarcity. But with rising global temperatures driving record heatwaves and prolonged droughts, demand for the precious resource is increasing....
06:13, 08/08/2019

Snapchat spending $1B to give users more of what they love Snapchat knows how much its users love vomiting rainbows and seeing what they’d look like as the opposite gender — so it plans on giving them more. The parent company on Tuesday said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt to beef up Snapchat, in...
06:13, 08/07/2019

India Hopes to Snap Out of Slump With More Spending India plans to increase spending and allow more foreign investment as it attempts to jump-start a stalled economy that has emerged as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s biggest challenge....
14:39, 07/05/2019

Apple is spending more than ever on R&D to fulfill the 'Tim Cook doctrine' Apple spent $4.2 billion on research and development in the quarter ending in June, the highest quarterly amount it has ever spent on research and development....
17:26, 08/03/2019

Why Spending Time With Friends Is One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Health When someone sets out to improve their health, they usually take a familiar path: starting a healthy diet, adopting a new workout regimen, getting better sleep, drinking more water. Each of these behaviors is important, of course, but they all focus ...
14:39, 06/25/2019

U.S. consumer spending, inflation rise moderately in May U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
15:26, 06/28/2019

Nations must protect spending on the vulnerable, says IMF chief Shift in stance comes as more countries raise concerns about inequality – Christine LagardeThe International Monetary Fund is urging countries to protect spending on health, education and vulnerable groups amid growing concern among its members about...
15:52, 06/15/2019

Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies dented the social-networking giant’s reputation....
18:26, 06/14/2019

Travel agents reveal how much you should really be spending on your honeymoon Getty Images The average US couple spends $4,500 on their honeymoon. But the cost of a honeymoon can vary widely based on the style of vacation you choose, your accommodations, and several other factors. We asked travel agents how much couples shoul...
23:26, 06/27/2019

Theresa May pledges to make UK aid spending more eco-friendly Prime minister will tell G20 leaders they are last generation that can limit global warmingTheresa May is to pledge that Britain’s aid budget will in future be spent in a more environmentally sustainable way and tell her G20 counterparts: “We are the...
00:13, 06/29/2019

Take-Two profits soar thanks to 'GTA' and 'Red Dead' online spending Need further proof that Rockstar's online games are the cornerstone of its business these days? You just got it. Publisher Take-Two has reported that its profit jumped 39 percent year-over-year in the spring quarter to a hefty $540.5 million, ...
11:52, 08/06/2019

US consumer spending, prices rise moderately U.S. consumer spending and prices rose moderately in June, pointing to slower economic growth and benign inflation that could see the Fed cutting rates for the first time in a decade....
15:39, 07/30/2019

Average User Still Spending 38 More Minutes On Facebook Per Day Than They Should Facebook, a company so heinous that it was cited by the United Nations as being complicit in genocide, is still the most popular social network in the world. But people are at least spending less time on the site these days.Read more......
19:26, 05/28/2019

U.S. Consumer Spending Slowed Slightly in June Americans’ spending moderated slightly in June but remained strong, a sign that high consumer confidence and low unemployment continue to fuel economic growth....
16:26, 07/30/2019

U.S. Consumers Boost Spending Despite Trade Tensions American shoppers ramped up their spending in May, providing critical fuel for the U.S. economy’s continued expansion despite trade tensions and slowing global growth....
18:52, 06/14/2019

Hammond sounds warning over spending warchest Philip Hammond has challenged Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt over their spending plans saying the "fiscal firepower" built up for a no-deal Brexit will only be available if there is an "orderly transition"....
14:39, 07/01/2019

The major expenditures of NY’s $1.26B capital-spending plan ALBANY — In the final hours of this year’s legislative session, lawmakers passed a massive “big ugly” bill that jacks up state spending on capital projects by $1.26 billion. The package addresses some worthy causes. It directs $100 million to the tro...
06:52, 06/22/2019

People are spending $500 a month to avoid their co-workers When The Wing, a co-working space for women, opened its first location in October 2016, Nik Aliye immediately applied for a membership. At the time, the now 27-year-old New Yorker worked in media — and her company had an office in SoHo where most of ...
16:52, 07/08/2019

La Liga's big clubs have different outlooks after summer of spending Barcelona are fighting to maintain supremacy, Atlético have a new identity and Real Madrid’s rebuild is under threatSometimes being the best isn’t good enough and this time being second best might not be either. Being third definitely isn’t. A week a...
20:00, 08/16/2019

New technologies drive military spending: SIPRI Military spending has surged across the globe, according to a new report published by SIPRI. With new advances in defense technologies, countries are spending more to gain an edge....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Tiffany Stung by Drop in Tourist Spending in U.S. Tiffany reported a drop in sales for the second straight quarter and warned of more weakness ahead, dragged down by lower demand from tourists to the U.S....
23:00, 06/04/2019

Harvard study: Remodeling spending to slow CNBC's "Power Lunch" team breaks down a Harvard study that shows remodeling slowing with Kermit Baker, director of Remodeling Futures Program and chief economist at the American Institute of Architects....
22:52, 06/11/2019

Dream of spending your retirement on the beach? Here are the best towns Spending your days with your toes in the sand may sound like the perfect way to spend your retirement. Here are top beach towns for retirees from U.S. News & World Report....
21:00, 06/11/2019

Missing Spending Stimulus Weighs On U.S. Growth The U.S. economy was supposed to get a lift this year from higher government spending enacted in 2018, but so far much of that stimulus hasn’t shown up, puzzling economists....
23:26, 07/09/2019

Macaskill on markets: Apple and the IT spending serpent As technology spending escalates, financiers now face a temptation to reframe costs as an investment in future growth, safe in the knowledge that it is extremely difficult to check their assertions....
21:39, 06/03/2019

U.S. consumer spending strong; manufacturing struggling U.S. retail sales surged in July as consumers bought a range of goods even as they cut back on motor vehicle purchases, which could help to assuage financial market fears that the economy was heading into recession....
18:00, 08/15/2019

First on CNN: More NRA leaders step down amid spending controversy Three more National Rifle Association leaders have stepped down, CNN has learned, in a broadening of a leadership exodus amid a controversy over the group's spending....
01:52, 08/21/2019

US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending slowed in April with inflation up, but still far below the target set by the Federal Reserve. There was a burst of spending in the prior month as well. The Commerce Department said Friday that spending increased 0....
18:13, 05/31/2019

Trade War May Be Slowing Business Spending and Factories, Fed Says A report by Federal Reserve officials said that United States economic activity increased at a “solid pace” in early 2019, but that risks still loomed....
20:52, 07/05/2019

Rishi Sunak: Government spending more on no-deal Chief Secretary to the Treasury Rishi Sunak has told the BBC the government is spending additional money on no-deal Brexit preparations and extra staff at the borders....
18:52, 08/01/2019

'Chernobyl' is such a hit its broadcaster is doubling its spending on new shows European broadcaster Sky has announced plans to more than double its spending on original shows over five years after scoring a major hit with "Chernobyl."...
20:13, 06/12/2019

April Consumer Spending Remains Solid U.S. households spent at a slower but still solid pace in April, suggesting consumers can help extend an already decadelong expansion amid signs economic momentum is easing....
17:26, 05/31/2019

Brad Pitt's 'Once Upon A Time in Hollywood' role boosts stunt profession and Oscar push Stunt professionals have advocated for Oscar recognition. Brad Pitt starring as stuntman Cliff Booth in "Once Upon A Time in Hollywood" sure helps.        ...
04:13, 07/28/2019

Trump facing 'some unfair criticism' over Kim Jong Un comments, Tom Rogan says Some of the blowback from President Trump's comments about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are "unfair criticism," according to the Washington Examiner's Tom Rogan....
02:13, 05/29/2019

Parts of southern India facing acute water shortages Millions of people are turning to water tank trucks in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu as house and hotel taps run dry in an acute water shortage caused by drying lakes and depleted groundwater....
12:52, 06/19/2019

Venezuela opposition figure, facing arrest warrant, says he met with generals Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, evading arrest in a Spanish diplomatic residence, on Thursday disclosed he met with senior military officials before a failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro this week....
01:52, 05/03/2019

Pope says Argentine bishop now facing Vatican abuse trial VATICAN CITY (AP) — An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis is on trial at the Vatican on accusations he sexually abused seminarians. Francis revealed the development in an interview with Mexico’s Televisa Tuesday. He said he received the res...
23:00, 05/28/2019

The Holocaust survivor, 87, facing eviction in California: 'Will they throw me to the ground?' Exclusive: Musiy Rishin speaks out about landlord who wants wealthier tenants and has fought to evict him and his dying sonMusiy Rishin knows how to survive.He narrowly escaped the Nazis’ massacre of Jews in the Ukraine in 1941. His family lived thro...
21:26, 08/18/2019

Bolton facing points deduction after postponing Doncaster match • League One club set to be referred to independent commission• Bolton facing another points deduction if guilty of misconductBolton Wanderers face another points deduction from the EFL after unilaterally postponing Tuesday night’s League One fixture...
19:00, 08/20/2019

Buttigieg Facing Test of Leadership After Shooting in South Bend The shooting of a black resident by a white police officer has revived scrutiny of Mr. Buttigieg’s sometimes strained relationships with the black community....
05:39, 06/19/2019

UFC fighter Desmond Green facing 20 charges after deadly crash Desmond Green, a UFC lightweight, is in custody at the Broward County Main Jail after being arrested on 20 different charges Tuesday. He is being held on bonds totaling $194,000, per online records. Those charges, which come from the 29-year-old̵...
18:52, 06/27/2019

Challenges facing networks broadcasting Yankees-Red Sox London battle How do you give a regular-season game a World Series feel when the stadium it’s being played in has never seen a baseball game? That is the challenge facing Fox on Saturday as it broadcasts the first of two games — ESPN has the second — at London Sta...
10:26, 06/28/2019

CoA Facing Issues Implementing Conflict Clause: Diana Edulji Stalwarts like Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Ganguly and VVS Laxman are all facing alleged conflict issues with notices served by Ethics Officer Justice (Retd) DK Jain at various point in time....
09:13, 08/20/2019

Crime up but cases facing criminal justice system at 50-year low The number of people formally dealt with by the criminal justice system fell last year to the lowest level since 1970 despite police figures showing a six per cent rise in offending, official statistics revealed today....
15:52, 05/16/2019

2-Month-Old On Life Support, Father Facing Abuse Charges GoFundMe LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– Donations are needed for a two-month-old baby who remains on life support after police say he was abused by his father. WAVE 3 reports that neighbors say Donnie Rowe asked neighbors for help last Friday night....
02:39, 06/15/2019

Warriors facing tricky Klay Thompson injury issue TORONTO — Klay Thompson sat glumly by his locker late Sunday night in the visitors’ dressing room at Scotiabank Arena, quickly downing a postgame rice dish. This should have been a joyous Finals moment for Thompson with his 25 points backing up his p...
08:52, 06/03/2019

Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses The social media giant Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight, according to a source knowledgeable about the discussions....
14:39, 05/14/2019

Opinion: Vulnerable Warriors facing the biggest test of their dynasty Injury-riddled and down 2-1, the Warriors are more vulnerable than ever. And getting back Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson doesn't guarantee anything.        ...
09:13, 06/06/2019

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

Syrians facing forced removal from Istanbul given temporary reprieve Turkey has extended to Oct. 30 its deadline for Syrian migrants not registered in Istanbul to leave the city or face forced removal, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Tuesday....
03:26, 08/21/2019

Ugandan medics facing Ebola outbreak say they lack supplies BWERA, Uganda — The isolation ward for Ebola patients is a tent erected in the garden of the local hospital. Gloves are given out sparingly to health workers. And when the second person in this Uganda border town died after the virus outbreak spread ...
22:39, 06/17/2019

‘They are together, they are equal’: the agonising choice facing father of conjoined twins Separation surgery would save the life of one of the three-year-old girls but lead to the death of the other. Ibrahima Ndiaye tells how he came to his decisionMarieme and Ndeye each have a sticker on their faces: a butterfly for Ndeye, and a green sm...
07:26, 08/05/2019

Facing jail: woman who kept pensioner slave and made her eat cat and dog food An animal shelter boss who kept a pensioner as a modern-day slave and made her eat cat and dog food while spending her savings on designer clothes and holidays is facing jail....
13:39, 06/24/2019

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the environment have been killed in recent years and m...
19:13, 06/17/2019

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

Blind student facing deportation says university reneged on support Bamidele Chika Agbakuribe sold his home in Nigeria to pay fees to Dundee UniversityDundee University took tens of thousands of pounds from a blind Nigerian PhD student in return for what it promised him would be “state of the art” disabled facilities...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra reportedly facing EU competition probe Facebook’s controversial ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra is facing a competition probe by the European Union Commission, according to a document seen by Bloomberg. The European Union’s antitrust regulators are “currently investigating potential anti-competiti...
11:00, 08/21/2019

Expelled student facing more rape charges remains jailed HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A man who was allowed to remain enrolled at Marshall University despite being accused of raping a student will stay in jail after being expelled amid new sexual assault charges. A West Virginia circuit court judge ordered Tue...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Hearing delayed for man facing hate-crime charge in stabbing UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A judge is postponing a pretrial hearing for a white man charged with a hate crime in the fatal stabbing of a black student on the University of Maryland’s campus. Prince George’s County Circuit Court Judge Lawr...
18:39, 05/30/2019

A Grim Border Drowning Underlines the Peril Facing Many Migrants (MEXICO CITY) — The man and his 23-month-old daughter lay face down in shallow water along the bank of the Rio Grande, his black shirt hiked up to his chest with the girl tucked inside. Her arm was draped around his neck suggesting she clung to...
15:52, 06/26/2019

‘Russian Mike,’ Canadian associate to El Chapo, facing charges in NYC A Canadian with ties to Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s Sinaloa drug cartel, has been extradited from Curacao to New York on cocaine trafficking charges, prosecutors said. Trucking company owner Mykhaylo Koretskyy is accused of moving drugs for the carte...
22:52, 06/04/2019

Delta Air facing technical issue with flight bookings, check-ins Delta Air Lines Inc on Wednesday said it was addressing a technical problem that has affected travelers' ability to book, check-in and board planes, resulting in delays....
02:26, 06/20/2019

Opinion: America is facing a pension crisis. Retirees will pay the price if we don't act now Few have seen firsthand the frustration of Washington gridlock and partisanship more than we have. We know all too well when something doesn't get fixed in D.C., it can end up hurting people back home. When it comes to the multiemployer pension plan ...
16:00, 08/15/2019

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation after severe droughts, UN agency says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
07:00, 08/08/2019

Man freed in ‘doppleganger’ case now facing weapons, drug charges KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and drug charges. Federal prosecutors say Richard Jones is charged in a five-count indictment returned W...
23:00, 05/24/2019

The sea captain facing jail after saving the lives of refugees – podcast Carola Rackete defied Italy’s ban on migrant rescue ships by forcing her way into the port of Lampedusa last week. She tells the Guardian’s Lorenzo Tondo she would do it all again, even though she faces a lengthy trial and a possible jail sentence. P...
07:00, 07/09/2019

The Latest: Woman facing felony charges in Bezos protest The Latest on the arrest of a protester who approached Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on stage at a conference in Las Vegas (all times local): 2:50 p.m....
00:13, 06/08/2019

Querrey's reward for Wimbledon quarterfinal? Facing Nadal Sam Querrey is in the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the third time in four years and now needs to beat Rafael Nadal        ...
01:26, 07/09/2019

Boeing facing allegations of manufacturing issues concerning 787 Dreamliner jets The New York Times reported on Saturday that the newspaper's investigation of a Boeing plant "reveals a culture that often valued production speed over quality." CNBC's "Squawk Box" discusses the report....
22:00, 04/28/2019

Facing Little Resistance, the Yankees Make Health Their Main Goal With a spot in the playoffs all but assured, the Yankees have the luxury of coasting through the last six weeks of the season while focusing on the recovery of several players....
16:13, 08/13/2019

From Disneyland to Universal, theme parks are facing a challenging summer Disney, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld are ramping up promotional activity during the typically potent summer travel season.       ...
17:26, 07/15/2019

Key witness in Mueller probe now facing child sex trafficking charges A key witness from the Robert Mueller investigation got slapped with sex trafficking charges on Friday. Businessman George Nader, 60, was already facing child pornography charges — and he has a long history of sexually abusing minors. His lates...
05:13, 07/20/2019

Washington Offers Companies Facing Enforcement a Package Deal Banks, asset managers and public companies could find it easier to settle regulatory enforcement actions without damaging other parts of their business....
07:00, 07/04/2019

‘We are facing a learning crisis’, UN chief warns on International Youth Day Schools are “not equipping young people with the skills they need to navigate the technological revolution”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned, in a message released to mark the UN’s International Youth Day....
02:13, 08/13/2019

European Court says Russia not facing up to domestic abuse problem Russia failed to protect a woman from repeated acts of violence by her former partner, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday, saying her case showed that Moscow was not facing up to its domestic abuse problem....
19:52, 07/09/2019

Christian Benteke facing driving ban after being caught speeding twice in two months Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke is facing a possible driving ban on the eve of the new Premier League season after he was caught speeding twice in two months....
15:39, 07/31/2019

Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at U.S.-Mexico border Number 12,026 - better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba - waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexican official called out numbers from a long list of hopefuls waiting to cross to the United States....
23:13, 07/15/2019

British PM proposes new Brexit deal while facing calls to step down British Prime Minister Theresa May will reveal her "new deal" on Brexit in a speech Tuesday, a last-ditch effort to leave the European Union before she steps down....
18:39, 05/21/2019

Facing tariffs, Foxconn promises to assemble U.S. iPhones outside China A U.S.-China trade war won't imperil production of Apple's flagship product, as its key manufacturer has capacity outside China to supply U.S. demand.Read More...
15:13, 06/11/2019

‘It can’t be allowed to die’: Bury facing empty days and uncertain future The League One club are staring into the abyss with their first two fixtures now suspended by the EFLAt Bury’s historic, homely, Gigg Lane stadium, two days before what should have been the start of the season in League One, the ticket office of the ...
10:26, 08/03/2019

Malaysia extradites ex-Goldman banker facing US graft charge KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s attorney general says former Goldman Sachs executive Roger Ng has been temporarily extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges linked to the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of state investment...
15:13, 05/06/2019

Amazon is now facing an antitrust probe in the European Union, sources say The European Union’s antitrust chief is planning to open a formal investigation into Amazon in the coming days, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.       ...
17:00, 07/16/2019

Jeff McNeil’s looming return has Met facing lineup dilemma Jeff McNeil could be back with the Mets from his left hamstring strain as soon as Saturday, but Mickey Callaway said he hasn’t decided exactly who will wind up missing the most playing time when he returns. “It’s really hard to say,’’ the manager sai...
11:00, 08/24/2019

The key Man Utd figures which highlight the huge challenge facing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first full season in charge of Manchester United kicks off against a backdrop of growing unrest among supporters, who are accusing the club of empty promises, lack of ambition or even ability to lead them back to the summit of ...
11:52, 08/10/2019

Trump Nominee Another Man Facing No Consequences for Alleged Sexual Assault A Senate committee approved Air Force Gen. John Hyten’s nomination to become vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Wednesday despite accusations that he sexually assaulted a colleague. Hyten is currently head of U.S. Strategic Command....
16:52, 08/01/2019

The powerful Democratic lawmakers facing looming primary threats New York has become a battleground for progressive challenges to the establishment: ‘The goal is to make the party work for its base’Jamaal Bowman was a teenager living in a rent-stabilized apartment on Manhattan’s Upper East Side when Donald Trump p...
09:26, 08/22/2019

Taco Bell is facing a tortilla shortage and it might be time to panic It might be time to panic: some Taco Bell restaurants are being affected by a tortilla shortage. In response to reports of a national tortilla shortage, Taco Bell told Fox News that they are working hard to replenish the supply at affected restaurant...
09:52, 07/03/2019

The complications facing Nets’ dream Irving-Durant scenario All signs point to Kyrie Irving coming to Brooklyn. Kevin Durant? It’s complicated. Nets general manager Sean Marks has long been clearing a path toward a dream duo of Irving and Durant. The former seems likelier than the latter. The Post had reporte...
07:52, 06/30/2019

England batsmen will dread facing the mystery movement of Tim Murtagh The Ashes are just nine days away, but England's batsmen will face a very different challenge against Ireland on Wednesday to that at Edgbaston next week....
19:39, 07/23/2019

Thiem facing same old dilemma as usual suspects block his path Austrian claycourt specialist Dominic Thiem has done the 'easy' part by reaching the French Open semi-final for the fourth straight year -- now for the hard bit....
04:52, 06/07/2019

Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien facing assault charge SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Former Super Bowl hero Mark Rypien has been arrested in Washington state on suspicion of domestic violence. The Spokesman-Review cites Spokane police saying Rypien was facing a charge of fourth-degree assault. Rypien, 56, was pr...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Facebook, Google, Amazon likely facing review from Justice Department The Justice Department said Tuesday it would begin an antitrust review of online platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Apple and Amazon .        ...
00:26, 07/24/2019

Todd Chrisley's Son Chase Is Facing His Own Legal Woes Over $16,000 Tax Lien There's another member of the Chrisley family facing financial issues of his own. Chase Crisley, the 23-year-old son of Chrisley Knows Best star Todd Chrisley, is accused of owing......
05:39, 08/14/2019

Andy Murray gives little thought to chance of facing brother at Wimbledon • Scot returns to SW19 for doubles tournament• Murray could play Jamie and Neal Skupski in third roundAndy Murray continues to dominate the British tennis landscape, even though his return to Wimbledon after two years away in various states of physic...
00:00, 06/29/2019

South Sudanese facing famine in all but name, warns UN food agency Record numbers in South Sudan – some seven million people – face acute food shortages, while more than 20,000 are close to famine, the World Food Programme (WFP) warned on Friday....
18:26, 06/14/2019

Faux retirement has Patriots’ Benjamin Watson facing suspension Benjamin Watson’s faux retirement has him in hot water. The New England Patriots tight end is facing a four-game suspension this coming season, stemming from a league-banned substance he took while temporarily hanging up the cleats. “Afte...
08:13, 05/27/2019

FROM THE FIELD: facing up to the extreme mental health pressures of conflict For those caught up in conflict situations, the trauma can lead to severe mental health problems. This is also the case for the humanitarian workers who are trying to help them....
18:13, 07/02/2019

Motor racing: Vettel facing his demons on return to Hockenheim Sebastian Vettel will be battling his demons as well as his Formula One rivals when the Ferrari driver returns to Hockenheim this weekend for his home German Grand Prix....
08:13, 07/24/2019

Hoda Kotb says spending time with daughters matters 'more than anything' "Today" host Hoda Kotb gave an update on Haley and Hope, her daughters with Joel Schiffman, and shared plans for a new book, "I Really Needed This Today."...
16:52, 08/02/2019

Jeremy Hunt: Military spending must increase 'decisively' Jeremy Hunt has signalled he wants military spending to increase "decisively" to counter new threats as he waded into the defence brief in a move many will see as a leadership pitch....
01:00, 05/14/2019

How to Use the Cash Envelope System to Curb Mindless Spending Some parts of a budget are easy to set and stick to. Your rent isn’t going to fluctuate. Your gym membership is probably a predictable amount. You have a general idea of how much gas you’ll need to buy to make it back and forth to work this pay perio...
16:26, 06/11/2019

U.S. consumer spending posts biggest increase since 2009 U.S. consumer spending increased by the most in more than 9-1/2 years in March, but price pressures remained muted, with a key inflation measure posting its smallest annual gain in 14 months....
15:52, 04/29/2019

Company offering $5,000 spending money for 'Shopping Specialist' A savings-finding website is offering $5,000 in spending money to a "Shopping Specialist" charged with testing out coupon codes and cash back offers....
21:39, 08/02/2019

Trump says he will decide on foreign aid spending cuts within week U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was looking at various options for a budget package that could cut billions of dollars in foreign aid and that he would decide on the issue "sooner than a week."...
01:26, 08/21/2019

U.S. adults are spending big on video games, playing mostly on smartphones The average American video gamer is 33 years old, prefers to play on their smartphone and is spending big on content -- 20 percent more than a year ago and 85 percent more than in 2015, a report showed on Thursday....
14:13, 05/09/2019

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

Australian shoppers are spending less – and Qantas and Coles see their profits dip Consumer demand weakens in face of stagnant wage growth and economic uncertaintyAustralian shoppers have become increasingly careful in their spending habits as a slew of consumer-facing companies reported tougher conditions and a closely watched sur...
12:00, 08/23/2019

Former OMB director says a halt in US consumer spending would bring on a recession Jim Nussle, a former Office of Management and Budget director, told CNBC that a strong U.S. consumer is the only thing keeping the country from recession....
03:52, 08/22/2019

Confident Consumers Keep Spending Amid Soft Inflation U.S. consumers continued to spend and maintained confidence heading into the summer while inflation remained soft, according to data that will likely reinforce the Federal Reserve’s expected decision to lower interest rates....
01:39, 07/31/2019

Will Ask For Details Of Spending On PM Modi's Rallies: Mamata Banerjee Accusing the BJP of doling out money to buy votes in the general election, West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee Sunday said her party will request the poll panel to seek an......
09:39, 04/29/2019

De Blasio’s 2020 campaign is spending ‘pennies’ on digital ads Mayor Bill de Blasio has spent the least on digital advertising out of all the 20 Democratic presidential contenders who participated in the debates — including just $915 on Twitter ads. The term-limited pol has refused to say how much money he has r...
00:52, 07/09/2019

Glendale pup finds new home after spending 276 days in shelter PHOENIX (KPNX) — Gus arrived at the Arizona Humane Society on July 31, 2018. He had been found in Glendale. He was placed on stray hold but no one ever came to claim the 12-year-old Australian shepherd mix, according to the Arizona Humane Society. ...
08:13, 06/07/2019

Burden sharing with U.S. is about more than military spending: German conservative The United States must contribute to international efforts to protect the climate and help Europe respond to the challenge of a rising China, the German chancellor's heir apparent said, arguing that fair burden sharing went beyond military spending....
11:26, 06/12/2019

Poll finds little Republican support for spending cuts A majority of Republican voters oppose federal spending cuts to areas such as healthcare, the environment, and social welfare programs, according to a new poll....
20:00, 06/15/2019

Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending and prices rose moderately in June, pointing to slower economic growth and benign inflation that could see the Federal Reserve cutting interest rates on Wednesday for the first time in a decade....
19:13, 07/30/2019

Leaked Documents Show Some Pretty Insane Spending at the NRA We already knew the National Rifle Association was experiencing internal turmoil and financial problems as of late. But new documents leaked online shed some new light on the extent of spending by the NRA, its chief executive, Wayne LaPierre, and its...
18:39, 05/12/2019

Comcast to double spending at Sky on European original programs Comcast Corp will more than double its investment in European original programming and start an in-house studio at its European unit Sky after Sky's success with the mini-series "Chernobyl," the company said on Wednesday....
21:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. consumer spending posts biggest gain since 2009 U.S. consumer spending increased by the most in more than 9-1/2 years in March, but price pressures remained muted, with a key inflation measure posting its smallest annual gain in 14 months....
15:13, 04/29/2019

Spending money like water – David Cameron’s £8,000 ‘posh tub’ The former prime minister has splashed out on a luxurious addition to his Cornish retreat – what better way to chillax as Brexit unfolds?Writing a book is hard work. Just ask David Cameron. Even though it hasn’t got a title or an exact publication da...
18:52, 05/09/2019

Logistics Spending Jumped 11.4% on Strong Economic Growth Rising logistics costs consumed a bigger share of U.S. corporate spending over the past year as companies rushed to take advantage of an improving U.S. economy, according to a new report....
16:52, 06/18/2019

Senators back big jump in federal highway spending A bipartisan group of U.S. senators unveiled a proposal on Monday to authorize $287 billion in federal government spending over five years to maintain and repair the country's aging highways, bridges and tunnels, but Congress still faces the tough ta...
23:13, 07/29/2019

The Latest: Budget ups fire spending; no money for retrofits SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s budget proposal (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Gov. Gavin Newsom says he wants to see Californians “harden” their homes to protect them from deadly wildfires. But ...
02:13, 05/10/2019

U.S. consumer spending roars back, but inflation tame U.S. consumer spending increased by the most in more than 9-1/2 years in March as households stepped up purchases of motor vehicles, but price pressures remained muted, with a key inflation measure posting its smallest annual gain in 14 months....
18:52, 04/29/2019

UK's Hammond 'prepared to resign' over May's legacy spending plans: ITV British finance minister Philip Hammond is "prepared to resign" over Prime Minister Theresa May's legacy spending plans, ITV reported on Tuesday, citing the Press Association....
04:52, 06/18/2019

Shell eyes dividend and spending boost after 2020 Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday outlined plans to increase spending and dividends after 2020 in a show of confidence by the energy company despite an uncertain outlook for oil and gas prices....
13:52, 06/04/2019

Trump’s lavish inauguration spending eyeballed by the feds Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are poring over tens of thousands of documents related to President Trump’s inauguration in a sign that the investigation into the committee’s finances was moving forward, a new report said Monday. The President’s Ina...
23:39, 05/20/2019

Hammond warns Johnson and Hunt over spending promises Chancellor says no-deal Brexit would drain £26bn that rivals claim could be a ‘war chest’Brexit latest - live updatesPhilip Hammond has warned the two Conservative leadership candidates that their spending plans cannot be funded if the UK crashes out...
15:26, 07/01/2019

Trump says deal reached on spending, debt limit President Donald Trump said on Monday a two-year deal had been reached with congressional leaders to raise the Treasury Department's borrowing authority and to set budget spending caps....
08:39, 07/23/2019

French government reports clear ex-minister of over-spending Two reports have cleared the former No. 2 in the French government of excessive spending a week after Francois de Rugy resigned as environment minister...
20:39, 07/23/2019

Spending Deal Calms Worries, But Is Unlikely to Boost Growth A new spending deal removes a key source of uncertainty heading into a presidential election year, but it won’t translate into a big budget increase, muting its impact on economic growth....
00:13, 07/24/2019

BMW profit hit by anti-trust case, spending on technology FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker BMW says its profits fell 74 percent in the first quarter as earnings were hit by a 1.4 billion-euro ($1.6 billion) set-aside for an expected anti-trust penalty from the European Commission and by higher up-...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Visa earnings beat on higher customer spending Visa beat analysts' estimates for quarterly earnings on Tuesday, as a robust economy encouraged customers to spend more and boosted fees for the world's largest payment processor....
17:52, 07/24/2019

These four places in Asia account for almost 20% of global travel spending Outbound travelers from four major Asia Pacific markets accounted for close to one-fifth of global travel spending last year, highlighting the region's burgeoning travel appetite, according to a new Mastercard report....
14:13, 07/27/2019

Tokyo Olympics cut spending; sports federations unhappy TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics are caught between the proverbial rock and hard place. Tokyo organizers are trying to cut spending, under pressure from the International Olympic Committee, which has been widely criticized for pushing host cities to b...
15:26, 05/08/2019

One-third of Americans have cut back on spending, and some fear a recession is coming A third of Americans are spending less, according to the CNBC/Acorns Invest in You Spending Survey released on Monday. The reasons they cite include fear of a job loss, high medical bills and fear of a recession....
19:39, 07/01/2019

So How Much Is WeWork Spending on Kombucha Taps as it Hemorrhages Billions? WeWork, the coworking space startup, just filed paperwork detailing its financials with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering and boy, oh boy, does it throw away a lot of money. Read more......
20:00, 08/14/2019

California governor to reveal updated spending plan SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is preparing to reveal a revised plan for how the state should spend its more than $200 billion state budget. The Democratic governor’s plan will be announced Thursday and kick off weeks of...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Tentative Federal Budget Would Raise Spending by $320 Billion Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, are close to a deal to increase spending and raise the government’s borrowing limit....
20:39, 07/22/2019

These four Asian countries account for almost 20% of global travel spending Outbound travelers from four major Asia Pacific markets accounted for close to one-fifth of global travel spending last year, highlighting the region's burgeoning travel appetite, according to a new Mastercard report....
07:26, 07/22/2019

French Minister Quits After Criticism Over Lavish Spending French environment minister Francois de Rugy resigned on Tuesday following reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private dinners and renovations to his ministry residence....
18:26, 07/16/2019

French environment minister quits over spending criticism France's environment minister resigned on Tuesday following a week of reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private lobster dinners and costly renovations of his ministerial residence....
02:39, 07/17/2019

UN rights expert slams UK welfare spending cuts A U.N. human rights expert has sharpened his criticism of cuts to social support in Britain, describing recent changes as window-dressing and calling for a "new vision."...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Big Companies Tightened Spending as Trade Fears Intensified Spending on factories, equipment and other capital goods slowed in the first quarter among a broad cross-section of large, U.S.-listed firms, highlighting investor concerns that a key driver of economic growth is fading....
12:00, 05/19/2019

Disney shares drop 5% in high-spending third quarter Disney shares tumbled 5% in after-market trading Tuesday as the Mouse House missed Wall Street’s third-quarter profit and revenue expectations. Chief Executive Bob Iger said the company’s results were weighed down by its merger with Twenty-First Cent...
13:26, 08/07/2019

U.S. budget deficit widens; spending up on health, military The U.S. government's deficit widened to $120 billion in July, fueled by increases in spending on health care and the military, according to data released on Monday by the Treasury Department....
05:26, 08/13/2019

Amazon is spending big to retrain employees – and so should you | Gene Marks While small firms can’t afford the $700m Amazon is spending, they can send workers to conferences and workshops to acquire skills – and get a tax benefitAmazon has been getting a lot of bad press lately, with workers protesting conditions and wages a...
15:39, 07/19/2019

Back to school spending expected to hit record heights (NBC News) The average household spending for back to school is hitting record heights, with a big chunk of that going towards tech. According to the National Retail Federation, consumers are going to spend about $1,673 on back-to-school items this y...
21:52, 07/19/2019

NYCHA’s overtime spending climbs again, hitting $95 million The city’s budget has sprung a big leak. Overtime spending at the city’s embattled Housing Authority ballooned to $95.5 million last year, as employees labored to correct the scandalous living conditions that led to a partial federal takeover of the ...
04:00, 08/14/2019

Debt-Ceiling and Spending Negotiations Split Republicans Some House Republicans are asking President Trump to reject any agreement to set new spending levels and increase the government’s borrowing limit without significant spending cuts, injecting further uncertainty into negotiations....
03:13, 07/22/2019

European NATO members to boost spending this year The European members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization will increase defense spending for the fourth consecutive year amid calls by President Donald Trump for the allies to spend more of their budgets on defense....
21:13, 06/25/2019

I'm 24 and I let a financial planner see my spending habits. It was terrifying, at first At 24, after graduating from a master's program, I'm struggling to figure out how to spend responsibly and save for the things that matter to me.       ...
02:52, 08/26/2019

Donald Trump spending more on Facebook ads in Texas than in any other state Beginning in June, thousands of voters saw a fundraising plea in a Facebook ad from the president's official social media page. It described how the "fake news media" would bolster Donald Trump's re-election bid....
23:13, 08/16/2019

U.S. economy slows in second quarter; consumer spending accelerates U.S. economic growth slowed less than expected in the second quarter as a surge in consumer spending blunted some of the drag from declining exports and a smaller inventory build, which could further allay concerns about the economy's health....
17:39, 07/26/2019