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Can companies be an ally in the fight for LGBTI equality?

As Pride season kicks off, the economic benefit for countries and companies of LGBTI acceptance seems to be more evident than ever. Yet is it only ab...

Can companies be an ally in the fight for LGBTI equality?

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Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a significant level of resistance and backlash remai...
23:51 2019-05-21

U.S. women's team right to fight for equality, says Duggan "England forward Toni Duggan has said she supports the U.S. women\u0027s soccer team in their battle for equal pay with their male counterparts but does not think that England\u0027s women players sho...
19:51 2019-06-06

Soccer: U.S. women's team right to fight for equality, says Duggan England forward Toni Duggan has said she supports the U.S. women's soccer team in their battle for equal pay with their male counterparts but does not think that England's women players should adopt a...
13:51 2019-06-06

Argentine soccer equality fight makes English appreciative Once the messages from home arrived, Argentina midfielder Ruth Bravo truly grasped the scale of the team's achievement at the World Cup       ...
09:00 2019-06-14

Opinion: U.S. women can chase World Cup title, fight for equality at same time The entire women's national team has sued U.S. Soccer for gender discrimination, including claims that some earn 38 percent of what men earn.       ...
20:17 2019-06-09

Women's World Cup: Alex Morgan’s fight for equality reaches new heights Winning this tournament is about more than acquiring another title for world champion and Olympic gold medalist Alex Morgan. A successful World Cup could accelerate her fight for change in the women's...
14:00 2019-06-10

China says it will blacklist US companies as trade fight heats up China's Ministry of Commerce said on Friday that it will soon publish a blacklist of “unreliable” foreign entities it claims have damaged its domestic industries, an apparent retaliation for the U.S. ...
01:51 2019-06-01

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Disability inclusion, minimum wage, and LGBTI rights in Botswana This Tuesday, we cover: a new strategy for disability inclusion; continued talks on social justice at the international labour conference; an update on Yemen; a historic Security Council resolution on...
20:34 2019-06-11

Anthony Joshua fight prize money: How much will AJ make from Andy Ruiz Jr fight? ANTHONY JOSHUA is making his US debut against Andy Ruiz Jr at Madison Square Garden tonight, but how much will the heavyweight champion pocket in prize money?...
23:34 2019-06-01

Will The Equality Act Actually Do Anything? Let’s Discuss On Friday, the House of Representatives passed the Equality Act—an act that provides sweeping protections for the LBGTQ community and the first of its kind to be passed by any chamber of Congress....
23:00 2019-05-21

Trump ally and top cop named to head ATF President Trump has gone out of his way to support and embrace the nation’s law enforcement and now he has picked the nation’s top police union chief to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms a...
00:00 2019-06-07

"There'll Be Tit-For-Tat": Minister After Ex-NDA Ally's Warning Over EVMs Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said "there will be tit for tat", hours after former NDA ally Upendra Kushwaha warned of "bloodshed" if the ruling BJP and its allies tried to manipulate......
12:17 2019-05-22

Corbyn ally suspended after 'antisemitic rant' One of Jeremy Corbyn's close allies has been suspended from the party after he was recorded claiming Labour’s antisemitism crisis was "whipped up" by the Israeli embassy, according to Sky source...
15:51 2019-05-31

Nazarbayev ally set to win Kazakh presidential election Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the interim president of Kazakhstan hand-picked by veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev as his successor, will confirm his position on Sunday in an election triggered by Nazarbay...
07:51 2019-06-09

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All' On this International Women's Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a world in which women and girls can freely exercise their sexual and...
19:34 2019-05-21

US threatens to impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute goes beyond the weaponry. Differences on Syria and Ir...
11:00 2019-05-25

US wants access to NHS in post-Brexit deal, says Trump ally Before president’s visit, Woody Johnson says every area of UK economy up for discussion The US will want business access to the NHS in any post-Brexit trade deal, the US ambassador has said, prompting...
20:34 2019-06-02

Ally of Kazakhstan’s longtime ex-leader wins presidency MOSCOW (AP) — Preliminary results show an ally of Kazakhstan’s former president has won the presidential election. The Central Election Commission in this Central Asian country said Monday that ...
11:51 2019-06-10

Nazarbayev ally set to win Kazakh vote as hundreds protest Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the interim president of Kazakhstan hand-picked by veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev as his successor, will confirm his position on Sunday in an election triggered by Nazarbay...
12:17 2019-06-09

China official wants 'equality and mutual respect' from U.S. The U.S. ratcheted up tensions with China last week by putting Huawei Technologies on a blacklist that jeopardizes its supply of American components from semiconductors to the Google software that run...
15:34 2019-05-23

Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality GENEVA (AP) — Women across Switzerland are walking off the job and staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and less sexual harassment and violence. It’s the first such protes...
12:00 2019-06-14

Marriage Equality Comes to Taiwan in a Historic First for Asia Tens of thousands of celebrators gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament on May 17, waving rainbow flags as the island’s government became the first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. The...
14:34 2019-05-23

Obama v Doma: how gay Americans marched towards equality From Joe Biden’s unplanned endorsement to a White House lit by the rainbow flag, LGBTQ Americans lived through three extraordinary yearsOn 6 May 2012, Joe Biden went on Meet the Press to endorse marri...
17:17 2019-06-02

Rahul Gandhi Should Stay, Says Ally HD Kumaraswamy, Meeting Tomorrow The Congress's Karnataka ally HD Kumaraswamy is about to add his voice to the leaders who want Rahul Gandhi to continue as the party president. Mr Gandhi has been adamant about his decision to step......
16:17 2019-05-29

US Will Work Closely With "Great Ally" India: Trump Administration India is a "great ally" of America and the US will continue to work closely with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Trump administration has said, asserting that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was......
03:34 2019-05-29

Navalny ally Leonid Volkov sentenced to 20 days in jail Leonid Volkov, a senior aide to Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, has been sentenced to 20 days in jail over a rally organized last year. Volkov told people to keep fighting for freedom of exp...
02:00 2019-05-23

Cross-sports push at World Cup for gender pay equality Venus Williams joined retired soccer star Julie Foudy and ice hockey player Hilary Knight on the Eiffel Tower to highlight the push for pay equality for women athletes      &...
01:51 2019-06-16

Want to be a male ally? Start by helping to clean the house | Moira Donegan Liberal men say they want to be equal partners in housework and parenting. But it hasn’t happenedImagine if the dishes stopped getting done. Imagine if no one did the laundry, and it piled up, stained...
17:00 2019-06-12

Ally of Kazakhstan’s Longtime Ex-Leader Wins Presidency Amid Protests (MOSCOW) — Preliminary results show an ally of Kazakhstan’s former president has won the presidential election. The Central Election Commission in this Central Asian country said Monday th...
14:51 2019-06-10

Behind Biden’s Reversal on Hyde Amendment: Lobbying, Backlash and an Ally’s Call Mr. Biden suddenly renounced his support for a measure to restrict federal abortion funding after blacks, women’s groups and a longtime friend urged him to do so....
02:34 2019-06-08

Argentina's Fernandez duo close to winning key ally in election race: sources Argentina's political pairing of moderate Peronist Alberto Fernandez and firebrand ex-president Cristina Fernandez are closing in on sealing an important ally to help beat incumbent President Mauricio...
00:34 2019-06-01

Cannes Says It’s Making Strides for Equality. Some Women See Backward Steps. The festival is again being called out for its track record in rewarding female filmmakers, and for honoring an actor who admitted to having slapped women....
17:17 2019-05-21

Without ‘transformative shifts,’ women will wait two centuries for gender equality “I think it's almost a joke that it will take the world so long to create women empowerment, particularly as we know that there’s an economic upside in empowering women in the range of $28 trillion.”...
23:51 2019-05-21

Swiss women stage strike for long-delayed equality Women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the first such walkout 28 years ago....
14:51 2019-06-14

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, according to a high-level United Nations forum on the si...
15:34 2019-05-21

Russian police arrest Navalny ally Leonid Volkov over protest rally A senior aide to Russia's opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained over a rally organized by the opposition last year. In 2018, Navalny himself served two stints in jail for violating protes...
14:51 2019-05-21

Venezuela Socialist Party deputy head visits ally Cuba for two days Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban government officials on Friday during a trip to Havana in a show of unity even as Cuba is being courted to help resolv...
21:51 2019-06-07

Preliminary results in Kazakhstan’s presidential election show ally of former president win by landslide. MOSCOW (AP) — Preliminary results in Kazakhstan’s presidential election show ally of former president win by landslide. The post Preliminary results in Kazakhstan’s presidential election s...
11:51 2019-06-10

Cambiemos leaders tussle with ally Elisa Carrió over dismal Córdoba election Cambiemos was divided between rival candidates in the Córdoba provincial elections after a schism pitted two candidates against each other. Coalition leaders like Carrió blame the national government ...
17:00 2019-05-21

U.S. women’s soccer team is using World Cup stage to shine spotlight on equality A media appearance highlighted the team's missions of defending their world championship, growing the game's audience and discussing issue of fairness....
04:51 2019-05-25

UK equality watchdog opens antisemitism probe into opposition Labour party Britain's equality watchdog said on Tuesday it was launching a formal investigation to determine whether Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party has discriminated against, harassed or victimized people because t...
14:17 2019-05-28

Andre Lotterer believes expecting Le Mans LMP1 equality is "naive" Rebellion LMP1 driver Andre Lotterer believes it is "naive" to think a weight increase for Toyota will close the gap to non-hybrid privateers at the upcoming Le Mans 24 Hours....
16:51 2019-06-05

Easing fears and promoting gender equality in Chad’s girls-only classrooms A teacher holds up a drawing of an adolescent girl who has just been caught unawares by her first menstruation cycle, while at school. She’s addressing neat rows of young women sitting in class, in th...
15:51 2019-05-21

Mulvaney aims to install ally atop legislative affairs which could give him more control of agenda Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is looking to install an ally to become the head of legislative affairs as Shahira Knight departs. If a former Mulvaney associate takes over the office, it could gi...
21:17 2019-05-22

Exclusive: American banker and Putin ally dealt in access and assets, emails reveal A senior American banker once secretly awarded a shareholding in powerful Moscow investment bank Renaissance Capital to one of Vladimir Putin's closest friends and brokered meetings for the friend wit...
09:17 2019-06-10

Indian PM's close ally, Amit Shah, helped craft winning election strategy With India's ruling Hindu nationalists headed for a stunning election victory on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's powerful right hand man, Amit Shah, could reap his reward as a potential home ...
13:51 2019-05-23

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Trump ally, defeats 3 challengers to win Republican nomination in bid for second term LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Trump ally, defeats 3 challengers to win Republican nomination in bid for second term. The post Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Trump ally, defeats 3 cha...
03:00 2019-05-22

Taylor Swift celebrates Pride, talks equality in Wango Tango performance Taylor Swift was taking the kickoff of Pride Month pretty seriously — and the title of the Rolling Stones’ “She’s a Rainbow” pretty literally — during the climax to Saturday night’s annual iHeartRadio...
01:34 2019-06-03

Beto O'Rourke's plan for LGBTQ equality aims to overturn Trump policies Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a proposal Wednesday morning to achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans and reinstate protections abandoned by President Donald Trump....
17:17 2019-06-12

Taylor Swift Urges GOP Senator to Support LGBTQ Equality Act: ‘Think About the Lives You Could Change’ Taylor Swift is imploring Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee to defend LGBTQ rights by supporting the Equality Act. The legislation, which prevents discrimination based on sexual orientation...
23:51 2019-06-01

Taylor Swift Gets Political As She "Personally Rejects" President Trump's Stance on Equality Act Taylor Swift is kicking off 2019 Pride Month with a very political message. The 29-year-old singer took to Instagram on Saturday and posted a photo of a letter that she wrote to Sen.......
00:51 2019-06-02

Trump ally Lindsey Graham ready to revoke president’s emergency power on arms sales The Republican said the administration’s end run around Congress merits stripping authority from the White House, while Democrats accused the State Department of creating a “phony” crisis....
04:34 2019-06-13

Japanese prime minister and Trump ally Shinzo Abe visits Tehran to help ease US-Iran tensions Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe landed in Iran on Wednesday in a bid to ease tensions between Washington and Tehran, just hours after Iran-backed rebels in Yemen fired a missile at Saudi airport....
18:17 2019-06-12

Taylor Swift slams Trump on LGBT stance, presses Senate to advance Equality Act Taylor Swift marked the beginning of Pride month with a late-night social media post calling for passage of the Equality Act        ...
09:34 2019-06-02

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day...
17:51 2019-06-08

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and marginalized groups if the region is to achieve the amb...
17:34 2019-05-29

Tony Stewart's reaction to Clint Bowyer throwing punches: 'If you're gonna fight, fight' Stewart-Haas Racing's Clint Bowyer threw a flurry of punches at Ryan Newman after NASCAR All-Star Race but got flak for leaving his helmet on.        ...
08:17 2019-05-23

Inclusion, equality a must for ‘long-lasting peace and sustainable development’, UN official tells high-level event in Baku Exclusion and deep inequality will forever thwart “long-lasting peace and sustainable development”, a high-level official from the United Nations cultural agency said on Thursday at the 5th World Foru...
15:51 2019-05-21

Pete Willsman suspended from Labour Party after Jeremy Corbyn ally 'blames Israeli embassy for anti-semitism row' One of Jeremy Corbyn's allies was suspended from the Labour Party today for allegedly claiming that Israeli "agents" were whipping up allegations about anti-Semitism in the party....
13:00 2019-05-31

How can companies cut the UK's class pay gap? Professionals from poorer families earn almost £7,000 less per year than those from wealthier ones, despite businesses claiming to act on social mobilityIt’s no surprise that social class can affect y...
15:00 2019-05-21

Companies are trying something new with their 401(k) plans. It might get you to save more A growing number of companies automatically take money from their employees paychecks and deposit it into a retirement account — even after a worker has opted out....
00:34 2019-06-13

Promoted: Why oil companies are in Formula E Shell's presence in motorsport may well be most famously associated with Formula 1, but it has also grown its presence with strategic partnerships in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship...
21:17 2019-06-06

These Drug Companies Are Too Frail to Cure The calamity engulfing generic-drug stocks has many causes. They are all made worse by one simple malady: too much debt. Solving the problem is much tougher than identifying it....
23:34 2019-06-02

China clamps down on Ford, other U.S. companies Though China didn’t spell out any links between the $23.8 million antitrust fine on Ford and the U.S. tensions, "it’s hard to see it as not related," said Andrew Polk, co-founder of research firm Triv...
19:17 2019-06-05

U.S. Considering Expanding Blacklist of Chinese Companies The U.S. is considering expanding the list of Chinese companies on a blacklist for U.S. suppliers amid escalating tensions between the two economic powers, according to a person familiar with the matt...
04:17 2019-05-23

What Tech Companies Pay Employees in 2019 Marvel at the median income at Google and Facebook, but remember: Reducing the pay of tens of thousands of people to a single number has its shortcomings....
22:51 2019-05-21

Consumers still aren't sure how companies are using their data Despite the introduction of GDPR last year, new research has revealed that consumers are still in the dark when it comes to how their data is collected, stored and used.Mobile journey marketing compan...
22:01 2019-05-24

600 companies warn Trump on China tariffs American retailers, manufacturers and tech companies warned President Donald Trump on Thursday that tariffs on China will damage the US economy, lead to job losses and harm millions of consumers....
22:51 2019-06-14

Car Companies Train Focus on Distracted Driving Combating distracted driving has long been a frustrating challenge for car companies, regulators and law enforcement. New technologies, including eye-tracking cameras and steering sensors, aim to help...
02:00 2019-06-16

Survey: Companies add fewest jobs in 9 years in May WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in nine years, a private survey found, as manufacturers, construction firms and mining companies cut workers. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesda...
15:01 2019-06-05

The top 10 most innovative machine learning companies in 2019 These 10 companies are working with cutting-edge machine learning technologies to transform their business operations, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
18:17 2019-06-07

New Hampshire sues 3M, Dupont, other chemical companies CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is suing eight companies including 3M and Dupont for damage it says has been caused statewide by a class of potentially toxic chemicals found in everything from pizz...
18:34 2019-05-29

More Americans Are Living Solo, and Companies Want Their Business Consumer-products firms are catering to single-person households, upending generations of family-focused marketing; smaller appliances, individual packaging, giant toilet-paper rolls....
03:51 2019-06-03

Why Alcohol Companies Are Betting on Non-Alcoholic ‘Booze’ It’s a Wednesday evening in Brooklyn, NY, and bars are dead. Tea-candle-dotted tables sit empty, waiting for a happy hour rush that isn’t. But tucked away on a side street, hours before it...
21:34 2019-06-03

How tech companies are shaping the rules governing AI Enlarge (credit: Mina De La O | Getty Images) In early April, the European Commission published guidelines intended to keep any artificial intelligence technology used on the EU’s 500 million citiz...
15:00 2019-05-21

The top 10 most innovative big data analytics companies in 2019 With data analytics sweeping the enterprise, these are the top vendors organizations should pay attention to this year, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
19:17 2019-05-23

The U.S. war on Huawei may end up hurting American tech companies The Trump administration's restrictions on Huawei are likely to prod China to close the technological gap with the United States, possibly creating new competitors for now-dominant American firms, acc...
20:34 2019-05-24

The top 4 mistakes companies make when taking VC funding Startup funding has reached record levels. But founders who get caught up in the rush for cash could make major mistakes, risking their company’s future.Read More...
21:51 2019-06-02

You are what you eat: 10 companies Apple gobbled up in the past year Apple has been on a bit of an acquisitions binge over the last year. With WWDC nearly upon us, which of these acquisitions might show up as part of technology showcases during the event's keynote? Rea...
17:34 2019-05-31

FCC allows phone companies to auto-block robocalls The FCC voted Thursday to allow phone companies to block robocalls automatically for their customers. The vote would allow phone service providers like Verizon to switch on technology that blocks robo...
02:00 2019-06-07

Only 1/3 of companies have achieved expected cloud outcomes Cloud expectations are not meeting reality, as the majority of companies aren't seeing the benefits of cloud migration, according to an Accenture report....
21:17 2019-06-03

NASA will send three landers from three different companies to the Moon NASA plans to return humans to the Moon within the next five years. That’s a tall order and, while many people remain skeptical that the agency can pull it off without the massive increase in bu...
04:17 2019-06-06

W.Va. governor’s companies faced with tax issues in 2 states BEAVER, W.Va. (AP) — A real estate company owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family has avoided a tax sale in Virginia by paying more than $400,000, while a county attorney in Kentucky s...
03:51 2019-06-14

Millennials Prize Experiences. Now So Do Travel Companies. Forget the thread count, plush bathrobes and white goose-down pillows. A vacation is no longer defined by where you stay, but what you do—at least for many millennials....
14:00 2019-06-10

Companies sprint to ship goods from Mexico Companies have been rushing to ship as many goods as possible out of Mexico to get ahead of possible tariffs threatened by President Trump, hurriedly sending cars, appliances and construction material...
18:34 2019-06-10

Grenfell families sue US companies over deadly fire More than 200 survivors and relatives of many of those killed in the Grenfell Tower fire are taking legal action in the US against three firms over the blaze....
01:34 2019-06-12

Why companies need to view complaints as an opportunity, not a failure This might sound like a strange question in the context of financial services, but have you ever heard of Kintsugi? No matter if not because I’m about to explain exactly what it is – and...
13:34 2019-06-12

Markets Right Now: Stocks rebound, led by tech companies NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising at the open on Wall Street Friday, led by gains in technology companies, as the market tr...
16:34 2019-05-24

‘A new era’: Trump and 2020 hopefuls are singling out more American companies by name How companies should respond as a presidential norm of criticizing American enterprise in more generic terms is giving way to a naming and shaming strategy on both sides of the aisle....
15:17 2019-06-13

Your iPhone is leaking personal info to tracking companies Ahead of Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas earlier this January, Apple strategically placed a privacy-focused billboard bearing the catchphrase: “What happens on your iPhone, stays on your ...
23:17 2019-05-29

U.S. farm aid should not benefit foreign companies -Democratic senators Nine Democratic senators urged the Trump administration to ensure an aid package meant to compensate U.S. farmers for losses stemming from the U.S.-China trade war does not end up in the hands of fore...
21:51 2019-05-30

The unsung heroes of 5G: which companies are pushing the tech forward? 5G is finally here. It’s the fifth generation of mobile networks and a massive upgrade on current 4G mobile technology, promising far higher speeds, lower latency and the potential to do more, ...
14:51 2019-05-31

Cable companies can save money now that DOCSIS 3.1 upgrade is mostly done Enlarge / A Comcast van in Sunnyvale, California, in November 2018. (credit: Getty Images | Andrei Stanescu) Cable-company spending on network equipment is dropping as major providers like Comcast a...
00:17 2019-06-15

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their efforts to lobby Australia’s biggest companies on clima...
01:34 2019-06-14

The real cost of cutting the cord: What streaming companies don't want you to know Most of us have a love-hate relationship with cable. We like television. We love a handful of stations. But we don't need hundreds of useless channels, many of them boring, some of them in languages w...
17:34 2019-05-25

Why Europe Wants to Pump Up Companies to Make ‘National Champions’ “National champions” are back in fashion, particularly in Europe. The term is code for government support for home-grown corporate powerhouses as a way to give them an edge over outside competitors an...
19:17 2019-06-07

9 incredibly successful companies founded by military veterans Amazon Some of the world's most recognized companies have founders who served overseas. The companies include retail giant Walmart, whose founder Sam Walton served as an Army captain. Here are other...
23:00 2019-05-27

China Grants 5G Licences To Four Domestic Companies For Commercial Use China today granted 5G commercial licences to four domestic companies, taking a big step in its bid to be a global leader in next generation wireless networks amid fierce rivalry from the United......
11:00 2019-06-06

Big Mining Companies Disclose Questionable Stability of Dams Some of the world’s largest mining companies said more than a dozen dams under their authority have at times failed stability assessments by outside experts, some of them in locations where a dam brea...
06:34 2019-06-08

Trump's trade war is here to stay. Companies like mine will pay the price The Trump administration's escalating trade war with China has left American companies with little choice. They must either scale back their reliance on Chinese manufacturers or get comfortable with h...
00:34 2019-06-12

U.S. FCC makes it easier for phone companies to block 'robocalls' U.S. regulators on Thursday voted to allow phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default as Americans grapple with billions of deceptive and annoying calls every year....
19:17 2019-06-06

Companies lag in climate-related disclosures: G20 Task Force Companies are failing to disclose sufficient detail about how exposed they are to the potential risks of climate change, a global task force said in a report on Wednesday....
16:34 2019-06-05

Trump likes EU fines against big US tech companies and would like some of that money, too President Donald Trump said he likes the fact the European Union fines big tech companies — and that the U.S. could benefit from some of that cash windfall, too....
16:17 2019-06-10

How do drug companies arrive at the names they give their products? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsHow do drug companies arrive at the names they...
14:51 2019-06-04

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Gro...
22:51 2019-06-09

Six companies made initial best offers for Colombia oil contracts Six oil companies have made the initial best offers on 11 oil exploration contracts in Colombia, the government said on Friday, as a bidding process meant to revitalize its long-stagnant oil sector mo...
00:01 2019-06-15

Foxconn awards contracts to ‘Wisconsin-based’ companies MILWAUKEE (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group has awarded $13 million in contracts to three firms it describes as “Wisconsin-based.” The Journal Sentinel reports that while the...
15:34 2019-05-30

More than 600 U.S. companies warn Trump against imposing tariffs on China Over 600 American companies and business associations warned President Donald Trump that a trade war with China will hurt the United States, urging him to return to the negotiating table with its larg...
12:34 2019-06-14

Kushner Companies purchases $39M retail condo in Soho The family company, now run by Charles Kushner, daughter Nicole Kushner Meyer and President Laurent Morali, signed a contract last week, a source told Between the Bricks, to purchase a retail condo in...
10:17 2019-06-05

Factbox: Effect of potential Mexico tariffs on U.S. companies U.S. companies have begun to respond to President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexican imports with mixed comments on the effects they would have on them and their customers....
20:51 2019-06-04

Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
21:17 2019-05-22

Factbox: Global tech companies shun Huawei after U.S. ban Global technology companies, including chip suppliers, are cutting off their ties with China's Huawei Technologies Co after the Trump administration put the world's largest telecom equipment maker on ...
22:34 2019-05-22

More than 600 US companies urge Trump to resolve the trade war with China More than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
16:17 2019-06-14

More film companies considering boycotting Georgia over abortion bill Disney and other film companies announce they are considering boycotting Georgia because of the recent anti-abortion laws.        ...
19:51 2019-05-30

Work-life-dog balance? Here are the 10 most pup-friendly companies of 2019 Tech companies are well-known for using office perks to attract millennial talent, and their bring-your-pet-to-work policies are catching on.       ...
16:51 2019-06-13

Companies See Climate Change Hitting Their Bottom Lines in the Next 5 Years Some of the world's largest companies estimate they face roughly $1 trillion in climate-related risks, with most of that looming in just the next five years....
06:34 2019-06-04

Cable companies might have a secret weapon to deal with cord-cutting Cable companies like Altice USA Inc. are starting to gravitate toward a business move that might — might — help them staunch the mounting losses on the cable side of their business. The so...
10:17 2019-05-29

China warns its companies on U.S. travel, rebuffs trade criticism China warned its companies operating in the United States on Tuesday they could face harassment from U.S. law enforcement agencies, as it also rebuffed U.S. criticism of a trade white paper as "singin...
14:00 2019-06-04

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published by British-based ch...
12:17 2019-06-04

Climate scientists partner with McKinsey to push companies to self-regulate Leading climate science institute Woods Hole Research Center is taking its first run at directly influencing corporate behavior on climate change through a collaboration with global consulting powerho...
20:01 2019-06-04

China warns tourists, companies about risks in U.S.: state media China's foreign ministry has warned companies operating in the United States they could face harassment from U.S. law enforcement agencies, state media reported on Tuesday....
10:34 2019-06-04

U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in nine years, survey finds U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in nine years, a private survey found, as manufacturers, construction firms and mining companies cut workers.        ...
20:17 2019-06-05

UK energy companies fail to promote women to executive roles Male-dominated boards due to lack of flexible working and unconscious bias, report findsLeading UK energy companies are failing to promote women into senior roles, figures show.Just 6% of executive bo...
00:34 2019-05-22

Investor Karen Firestone: Keep an open mind when companies try new things that seem out there Equinox is branching out of its expertise, opening its first branded hotel and investing in a real estate project that will include co-workspace and apartments....
15:00 2019-06-02

VA Bans Injectable Wound-Care Products From MiMedx and Other Companies for Many Uses The Department of Veterans Affairs has advised its facilities not to use injectable amniotic tissue products for the most common uses because the effectiveness of the products, including those made by...
18:51 2019-06-14

China Warns Tech Companies About Complying With Trade Restrictions Chinese authorities summoned some of the world’s largest tech companies this week to tell them they could face repercussions if they bow to U.S. trade restrictions, according to a person familiar with...
23:17 2019-06-08

FDA and FTC Hit Vape Companies With Warnings Over Influencer Posts on Social Media Multiple vaping companies were sent letters by federal regulators this week over posts by social media influencers that did not include necessary warnings about the vape products.Read more......
04:00 2019-06-08

Salesforce bans companies that sell certain types of guns from using its software The new Salesforce policy will apply to new customers, as well as existing customers when their contracts are up for renewal, and will apply to companies that sell automatic, semi-automatic and 3D pri...
20:34 2019-05-30

U.S. gig workers get support from private companies, but public policy lags As the gig economy matures and embraces more of the U.S. workforce, workers are taking freelance jobs seriously. It's time our public policy did too.Read More...
01:51 2019-06-03

Are smart home gyms the future? Companies like FightCamp and Bowflex think so FightCamp offers an interactive library of workouts available via subscription. And the Bowflex Max Trainer cardio machine incorporates artificial intelligence to help you step your home workout game ...
19:51 2019-06-10

U.S. Weighs Letting Companies Seek New Penalties Over Currency Manipulation U.S. companies would be able to seek penalties against foreign competitors they say benefit from artificially weak currencies, under a new rule proposed by the Trump administration....
11:17 2019-05-25

U.S. companies sued over London's deadly Grenfell Tower fire Defects in products made by U.S. companies ignited and fueled the catastrophic 2017 Grenfell Tower fire in London that killed 72 people, according to a lawsuit filed in Philadelphia on Tuesday on beha...
08:17 2019-06-12

Trump claims US companies will leave Mexico if he imposes tariffs President Trump predicted on Sunday that American companies operating south of the border will return to the United States because of his threat to impose tariffs if Mexico doesn’t crack down an...
16:51 2019-06-02

The real cost of cutting the cord: What streaming companies don’t want you to know Do it wrong, and cord-cutters might end up paying more than traditional cable, which is exactly what streaming companies don’t want you to realize.        ...
13:34 2019-05-23

Amazon will be 'left alone' by regulators while other big tech companies suffer, Stifel says Amazon is likely to escape the increased scrutiny from federal regulators that the other big technology companies are currently facing, according to Stifel....
18:17 2019-06-07

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
03:00 2019-05-23

U.S. senators launch bill to broaden shell companies' disclosures A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Monday announced they were introducing a bill to toughen U.S. laws requiring shell companies to disclose their true owners' identity....
03:34 2019-06-11

WRAPUP 1-China warns its companies on U.S. travel, rebuffs trade criticism China warned its companies operating in the United States on Tuesday they could face harassment from U.S. law enforcement agencies, as it also rebuffed U.S. criticism of a trade white paper as "singin...
12:00 2019-06-04

Brazil meat companies BRF and Marfrig agree to discuss merger -filing The boards of Brazilian food processors BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA have agreed to open discussion on a potential merger of the two companies that would create one of the world's largest meat p...
03:00 2019-05-31

China’s Probe of FedEx Demonstrates Beijing’s Ability to Hit Back at U.S. Companies Chinese regulators say they have launched an investigation into the U.S. delivery company FedEx after receiving “complaints from users,” Hong Kong’s South China Morning post reports....
09:34 2019-06-03

NASA picks three companies to attempt Moon landings in 2020 and 2021 With its Z-01 lander, Orbit Beyond will make the first attempt to land on the Moon in September, 2020. [credit: Orbit Beyond ] ...
23:51 2019-05-31

Trump’s Threatened Tariffs on Mexico Are Already Wreaking Havoc With American Companies The surprise announcement by President Donald Trump of an escalating tariff regime against Mexico sent ripples through almost every economic sector in the U.S., hammering American companies that sell ...
17:34 2019-05-31

China Creates 'Unreliable Entity List' of Foreign Companies Following U.S. Ban on Huawei The Chinese government announced on Friday that it would create an “Unreliable Entity List” of foreign companies and individuals that threaten the interests of Chinese companies. Read more......
15:17 2019-05-31

Vaping companies reprimanded for violating tobacco ad rules on Facebook, Instagram The FDA and FTC issued warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for allegedly used influencers to advertise their products on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter who failed to include required warnin...
20:34 2019-06-07

Brazil sues tobacco companies to recover public health costs Brazil’s Attorney General’s Office is suing multinational tobacco companies to recover costs by the public health care system in treating smoking-related illnesses...
17:51 2019-05-23

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China: letter Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses an...
06:34 2019-06-14

Companies lobby U.S. Congress on carbon tax; senator expects bill in weeks Representatives from more than 70 companies met with U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to push for a tax on carbon emissions to fight climate change, and a senator said bipartisan legislation containing suc...
22:34 2019-05-22

G-20 agrees to wrap up digital tax rules on tech companies like Facebook by 2020 Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final communique issued by the ...
14:34 2019-06-10

Vaping harms the brain and companies shouldn't pay influencers to promote it, FDA says The Food and Drug Administration sent warnings Friday to companies that used paid social media influencers to promote nicotine solutions.       ...
01:17 2019-06-08

Under tariff threat, Mexico less attractive to companies avoiding China trade war A flood of companies eyeing Mexico as a safe haven from the U.S. trade war with China risks evaporating after President Donald Trump last week threatened to unleash tariffs on Mexico too....
01:17 2019-06-08

Ford ready to sell Russian plants, says companies have shown interest "We are open to discuss potential sales to other companies," Ford of Europe Chairman Steven Armstrong on the sidelines of the International Economic Forum. "We have had interest from a number of diffe...
16:17 2019-06-07

Microsoft Quietly Pulls Its Database of 100,000 Faces Used By Chinese Surveillance Companies Back in 2016, Microsoft built a database of more than 10 million images featuring roughly 100,000 people. Today, the Financial Times has reported Microsoft quietly deleted this database, dubbed MS Cel...
01:17 2019-06-07

NASA chooses companies to design part of its Artemis lunar lander Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) Although NASA's plans to land humans on the Moon by 2024 face some political headwinds, the space agency has taken its first concrete ste...
16:51 2019-05-21

Perfect Just As You Are: Massachusetts Bill Would Reward Companies for Not Altering Models’ Appearance in Their Ads One lawmaker in Massachusetts is set on making money moves in favor of “body confidence” by sponsoring legislation that would provide financial incentives to companies that did not alter the look of m...
10:34 2019-06-05

Your Money Adviser: Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
14:51 2019-05-21

Senator Introduces Do Not Track Bill to Block Companies From Collecting Your Data A new bill is trying to create a program similar to The Do Not Call list, except it would stop companies from tracking your online activities.Read more......
15:17 2019-05-21

THE IN-STORE CHECKOUT REVOLUTION: How payments companies can take advantage of a $21 billion opportunity This is a preview of The In-Store Checkout Report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all E-Commerce industry research reports. Although there are...
01:51 2019-06-10

The secretive nonprofit that made millions suing companies over cancer warnings Enlarge / SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 18, 2013: A sign in a Starbucks coffee shop warns customers that coffee and baked goods sold at the shop and elsewhere contain acrylamide, a chemical known to cause c...
13:17 2019-06-06

Robocall ruling by FCC will let phone companies block unwanted calls by default The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to allow phone providers to block robocalls and other unwanted calls by default.        ...
23:00 2019-06-06

Bats Europe Launches Two New Indices Designed to Measure Impact of Brexit on UK Companies LONDON – 22 March 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it has launched the Bats Brexit 50/50 Indices, two new be...
10:01 2019-05-22

'Big stick' energy bill: Coalition MP wants economy-wide power to break up big companies Keith Pitt says laws that target price-gouging energy companies should be extended to all big businessesThe Nationals MP Keith Pitt has broken ranks to endorse a push by the Centre Alliance to legisla...
07:17 2019-06-11

Elizabeth Warren rakes in tech cash while threatening to break up companies via billboard Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., is raking in donations from Big Tech companies in Silicon Valley, despite her new billboard calling for the breakup of Big Tech....
00:51 2019-06-01

Looser procurement rules for F-35 fighter jets will hurt Canada, rival companies say The Liberals revealed earlier this month that they plan to ease industrial requirements for aerospace companies in the $19-billion competition to replace Canada's aging CF-18s with 88 new fighter jets...
15:51 2019-05-30

Hundreds of foreign companies attend North Korea trade fair despite sanctions An international trade fair in North Korea this week may be the largest such event on record, analysts said on Tuesday, with hundreds of Chinese and other foreign vendors taking part despite sanctions...
14:32 2019-05-21

Airbus is one of the most powerful companies in aviation. Here's a closer look at its rise from upstart to industry titan. Airbus On May 29, 2019, Airbus celebrated its 50th birthday. In the five decades since its founding, Airbus has developed from a fledgling upstart to one of the industry's titans. Over the past 20 ye...
22:34 2019-05-30

Digital transformation efforts changing companies, careers, teams on multiple fronts A study by Deloitte and MIT Sloan Management Review highlights how managers expect their companies and careers to change in unforeseen ways due to digitization....
18:34 2019-06-04

The key to stopping social media censorship is not to smash tech companies, but to amend Section 230 With Democrats and Republicans alike eager to flex government power over private social media companies, one option remains most appealing to limited government conservatives. Section 230 of the the C...
02:00 2019-06-06

Huawei ban threatens U.S. national security, tech companies warn Trump administration U.S. technology companies have told the Commerce Department that the Trump administration’s ban on selling to the Chinese tech giant Huawei could significantly harm their bottom lines and might damage...
02:34 2019-06-08

Companies rush to export goods out of Mexico ahead of Trump’s proposed tariffs Trump says he will impose five per cent tariffs on all goods imported from Mexico starting Monday unless the country does more to stop the flow of Central American immigrants into the U.S....
01:51 2019-06-08

Report: China Warns Foreign Tech Companies Not to Comply With Trump Trade Bans Chinese government officials summoned representatives from major tech companies both from the U.S. and elsewhere this week to warn them of “dire consequences” if they go along with the Trump administr...
05:51 2019-06-09

Home workout: Companies like Peloton, Mirror, FightCamp push remote fitness forward Brands like Peloton, Tonal, Mirror and FightCamp sell interactive home gym tech. However, smart boxing, cycling and lifting classes aren't cheap.       ...
11:17 2019-06-11

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn away people based on religious beliefs. Amazon, Dell,...
21:17 2019-05-21

Inside the secret messages that allegedly show how big drug companies plotted to increase the price of your medicines Getty In April 2014, after the drugmaker Mylan hiked prices on more than seven of its drugs, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, the world's largest generic drugmaker and one of Mylan's biggest rivals, al...
04:51 2019-06-08

Chemical companies at centre of Guardian's Cancer Town series face state legal action Exclusive: Louisiana agency moves to sue companies associated with neoprene plant over alleged Clean Air Act violationsLouisiana’s environment agency has moved to sue the two chemical companies associ...
22:34 2019-06-12

Mother of Oklahoma football player who died of opioid overdose: I 'absolutely' hold drug companies responsible An Oklahoma mother whose son died of a prescription opioid overdose has argued that pharmaceutical companies are to blame for the modern opioid crisis, not doctors, ahead of a landmark civil case in h...
01:01 2019-05-29

Criminal gang facing jail after laundering profits of £8 million drugs supply operation through sham companies Members of a criminal gang who ran an £8 million drugs supply operation across the UK while laundering profits through a web of 'front' companies are facing jail....
17:17 2019-06-12

Telecom Panel Defers Decision On Telecom Companies Penalty: Report The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India in October 2016 recommended imposing a total penalty of Rs 3,050 crore on Airtel, Vodafone, and Idea for allegedly denying interconnectivity to Jio...
19:51 2019-06-13

Vietnam: China companies using fake ‘Made in Vietnam’ labels HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam’s government says it is taking more steps to prevent Chinese companies from using illegal “Made in Vietnam” labels to avoid high tariffs that have been ...
17:00 2019-06-10

Who The Hell Knows How This Ends, But At Least It's Not Without A Fight Nope, I have nothing for you. I cannot explain how the Golden State Warriors won Game 5 of the NBA Finals, and neither can any of you. A team in tatters refused to shred, and it remains obstinate in t...
17:34 2019-06-11

The Fight Is Still Happening for the Rest of Us In June, millions of people will gather in New York City to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the uprising at the Stonewall Inn, which marked the start of a national pride movement. But some in the Mi...
21:34 2019-05-30

Is there finally more help in the fight against robocalls? NEW YORK (AP) — Is the world getting safer from robocalls? It’s not clear. The Federal Communications Commission plans to vote Thursday on giving wireless carriers permission to do more against ...
19:17 2019-06-05

CBOE Holdings Takes Equity Stake in Eris Exchange Holdings and Companies Announce Strategic Product Partnership CHICAGO, May 23, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Eris Exchange, LLC announced today that CBOE Holdings has made a minority equity investment in its parent, Eris Exchange Holdings, LLC. Eri...
11:17 2019-05-22

Sentencing set for man who tried to fight for Islamic State CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man who pleaded guilty to trying to fight for the Islamic State group is being sentenced. Federal court documents show sentencing is set for Monday morning for...
18:51 2019-06-10

Law enforcement help in a brother’s fight against cancer TUCSON – A Pima County Sheriff’s Deputy battling an aggressive form of cancer is getting a little help from his fellow law enforcement officers. A fundraiser was held on Thursday, June 13t...
00:51 2019-06-15

Trump isn’t sabotaging the fight against HIV — he’s leading it If you took Democrats and left-wing activists at their word, you’d think President Trump was intentionally sabotaging HIV research. The gay issue website Queerty described the Trump administration’s r...
02:51 2019-06-08

The fight against HIV: then and now – Science Weekly podcast Earlier this year, the UK government announced it wanted to end new HIV transmissions in England by 2030. Hannah Devlin looks at the history of the epidemic, including its impact on the gay community,...
07:51 2019-06-14

BBB Gives Advice To Help Fight Off Scam Calls (LEX 18) – If you feel like your phone keeps ringing with scammers trying all new methods, you’re not alone. The Better Business Bureau tells LEX 18 there’s a push on the federal lev...
21:34 2019-06-03

Apollo 11: the fight for the first footprint on the moon The decision to let Neil Armstrong take the first steps on the moon was controversial – especially with his colleague Buzz AldrinIt was 1969. The last year for President Kennedy’s pledge to land a man...
17:17 2019-05-25

In a Trade Fight, Small Could Be Beautiful Again Until recently, investors saw smaller companies as a trusty shield against trade tensions. Given the health of the U.S. domestic economy, they should see them that way again....
19:17 2019-05-22

The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
19:17 2019-05-22

This new compound could fight potent 'superbugs' The emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is creating a global crisis, but a newly developed compound offers fresh hope in addressing this issue....
12:00 2019-05-30

Fight Back Against Dry Air With This Discounted Humidifier Dry winter air isn’t an issue anymore, but depending on where you live, you might need a humidifier year round. Breathe easier with this highly rated Levoit humidifier, on sale for $68 when you clip t...
01:00 2019-05-30

US to launch new program to fight extremism in Philippines U.S. and Philippine officials on Tuesday were discussing a new program to thwart efforts by Muslim extremists to recruit and mobilize followers in the country's south after a bloody siege by jihadists...
10:51 2019-06-04

Hamilton would rather fight Ferrari than battle with Bottas "Five times world champion Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes should not be blamed for their dominance and he would far rather be in a battle with Formula One rivals Ferrari and Red Bull than team mate Valt...
18:34 2019-05-21

Virginia man bit off, swallowed grandfather’s fingertip during fight ROANOKE, Va. — A Virginia man has been tried by a judge after biting off his grandfather’s fingertip and swallowing it during an argument. The digit was never recovered. The Roanoke Times ...
00:51 2019-06-11

‘All we know is MONEY!’: US cities struggle to fight hackers Baltimore this month joined Atlanta, San Diego and Newark in the list of US cities hit by ransomware attacks as the cyber intrusions are expected to continue“We won’t talk more, all we know is MONEY! ...
08:34 2019-06-03

Ferguson beat Cerrone by TKO in lightweight fight at UFC 238 CHICAGO (AP) — Tony Ferguson won by technical knockout after a medical stoppage in a lightweight fight against Donald Cerrone at UFC 238 on Saturday night. Ferguson (26-3) won his 12th straight fight,...
11:00 2019-06-09

Pollutionwatch: the fight for clean air at the school gates Parents across Europe take action as air pollution found to restrict children’s lung growthAlmost every week our newspapers report new studies on the damage that air pollution does to our health and e...
22:51 2019-05-23

Zab Judah hospitalised after Cletus Seldin fight Zab Judah needed urgent treatment after stoppage loss Sledin. Jack Hirsch reports from ringside The post Zab Judah hospitalised after Cletus Seldin fight appeared first on Boxing News....
14:17 2019-06-10

When They See Us: You Will Not Only See the Central Park Five; You'll Hear, Feel, and Want to Fight for Them Central Park Five. It’s a name that has been bestowed upon Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Jr., and Korey Wise. Five men—then teenagers—who tragically embodied the turn...
02:51 2019-05-22

Drug Giant Tries New Tactic to Fight Cancer Seeking an edge in the increasingly competitive market for cancer drugs, one of the industry’s largest companies is taking a bold but risky approach: targeting the early stages of the disease....
19:01 2019-05-27

More help to fight robocalls? Regulators to vote Thursday NEW YORK (AP) — Is the world getting safer from robocalls? It’s not clear. The Federal Communications Commission plans to vote Thursday on giving wireless carriers permission to do more against ...
11:17 2019-06-06

China says will fight to end if U.S. escalates trade tensions China will fight to the end if the United States decides to escalate trade tensions, the Commerce Ministry said on Thursday, as U.S. President Donald Trump reiterated his threat to levy additional tar...
11:00 2019-06-06

The Triggers That Make Us Check Our Phones Most Often... and How to Fight Them Reaching for your phone in moments of silence, or because you simply struggle to disconnect, can be socially rude and emotionally tiring (especially if you’re a news fan). University of Washington res...
22:00 2019-05-27

Kik raised $98M with a potentially illegal ICO. Now it wants your money to fight the SEC Kik, the embattled messaging startup behind the Kin cryptocurrency, is now crowd-sourcing donations to help fund its legal battle with US regulators. The Defend Crypto Fund is said to be tailored spec...
19:34 2019-05-28

In U.S.-China fight, fortune may favor bold President Trump's escalating trade war with China could end up being a competitive advantage for some Chinese automakers racing to launch their retail networks in the U.S....
11:17 2019-05-26

Britain to intensify fight against climate change LONDON (AP) — Britain’s prime minister has announced plans to eliminate the country’s net contribution to climate change by 2050. Theresa May said the plan will be put before Parliament We...
12:17 2019-06-12

'It's been coming for a while' - pro cyclists discuss Lopez's fight with fan "Professional cyclists discuss the incident that saw Miguel Angel Lopez fight with a fan at the 2019 Giro d\u0027Italia. Rory Sutherland (AUS) of UAE-Team Emirates, Yves Lampaert (BEL) of Deceuninck -...
17:17 2019-06-02

Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government officials....
14:32 2019-05-21

Trying it on: retailers fight back against repeat returners Stores are tightening their policies and even blacklisting shoppers who make a mockery of their returns policies. But will it change what we buy online?I have always been a serial returner: I order cl...
14:51 2019-05-21

"We Have 52 Lawmakers, Will Fight BJP Everyday," Says Rahul Gandhi Congress parliamentarians will meet today to elect leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party or CPP exactly a week after party chief Rahul Gandhi told the party's top decision making, Congress......
10:34 2019-06-01

Virginia man home again as deportation fight continues ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man whose deportation to Israel was reversed last week is home again. Immigration attorney Patrick Taurel says Abdelhaleem Ashqar was home in Alexandria on F...
02:34 2019-06-15

China blames US for escalating trade fight BEIJING — China issued a report Sunday blaming the United States for the countries’ trade dispute and said it won’t back down on “major issues of principle,” but offered no cla...
16:51 2019-06-02

Brooklyn man charged with murder after fatal fight over shoes A Brooklyn man who allegedly killed his stepmom when she tried to break up a fight between the 55-year-old and his father over shoes last week was charged with murder Tuesday, police and sources said....
02:00 2019-05-29

Facebook opens UK engineering hub to fight harmful content LONDON (AP) — Facebook is opening an engineering center in London that will build tech tools aimed at keeping harmful content off its site. The U.S. social network’s announcement Wednesday comes...
12:17 2019-06-12

Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan will fight Indian Neeraj Goyat in a country Amnesty International claims has an “abysmal” human rights record The post Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in ...
14:17 2019-06-07

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the nail in Hong Kong’s coffin”, a bill that activists s...
07:51 2019-06-07

"Will Fight BJP Every Day": Rahul Gandhi At Parliamentary Party Meet Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, who is trying to step down from the post, today said the party still has 52 lawmakers and "will fight the BJP every day". At a meeting with the party's parliamentarians......
10:34 2019-06-01

Twitter acquires AI startup to help it fight fake news Twitter has acquired London startup Fabula AI, which is working on a technology to detect fake news. On its website, Fabula says its patented technology called Geometric Deep Learning exhibits high su...
22:51 2019-06-04

What McDonald's Workers Really Need to Fight Sexual Harassment is a Union Last September, McDonald’s workers in cities around the country walked off the job to protest the company’s failure to take action to curb endemic sexual harassment in the workplace. Jamelia Fairley,...
08:51 2019-05-22

| Facebook poised to fight disclosure of US privacy assessments Facebook will seek to block disclosures from years’ worth of privacy reports it submitted to the US Federal Trade Commission, according to filings in a lawsuit seeking the release of information in th...
19:34 2019-05-21

The hot, turbulent summer of Public Enemy’s “Fight The Power” “Fight The Power” is arguably Public Enemy’s greatest moment. As the theme song for Spike Lee’s classic film Do The Right Thing, it precipitated the Long Island group’s elevation from hip-hop stars an...
01:51 2019-06-12

With Huawei on Defensive, Ericsson and Nokia Fight Each Other for Edge Ericsson and Nokia are battling each other to take advantage as the U.S. increases its pressure on rival telecom-equipment maker Huawei Technologies of China....
14:51 2019-05-29

California turns to military technology to help fight fires California has a new level of cooperation with the Pentagon as it tries to avoid another deadly, destructive fire season, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday, downplaying friction with President Donald Trum...
09:00 2019-06-04

GOP officials rehash old fight against Volkswagen union vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Top Tennessee Republicans are predicting economic harm if workers at Volkswagen’s car assembly plant in Chattanooga vote to unionize. With 1,700 workers scheduled to vote...
07:34 2019-06-07

Watch: This Circus Uses 3D Holograms Instead Of Animals To Fight Cruelty A circus in Germany has taken an innovative step to fight animal cruelty. Circus Ronacalli has begun to phase out real animals in their acts, replacing them with beautiful 3D holograms instead....
06:00 2019-06-07

Gaethje: UFC should remove McGregor from rankings if he doesn't fight Justin Gaethje is ready to get back into the Octagon, but he cannot do that until the UFC gives him an opponent. He sits down with ESPN to talk about what's ahead at lightweight....
14:38 2019-05-21

This 2,400-year-old bark shield took a beating in an Iron Age fight Enlarge / This is what the shield looked like after being excavated and conserved. (credit: Michael Bamforth) When they found the shield, University of York archaeologists Michael Bamforth and his c...
23:51 2019-05-31

After China Says "Not Afraid" To Fight Trade War With US, Trump Responds U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid......
22:51 2019-06-11

Kim Dotcom enters final fight to avoid extradition to US New Zealand's top court has begun hearing Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom's appeal against extradition to the US. Dotcom faces charges of copyright infringement and racketeering if his extradition goes ...
14:00 2019-06-10

Australian cardinal won't fight sentence if he loses appeal An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirboys in the 199...
13:51 2019-05-27

Australian cardinal won’t fight sentence if he loses appeal SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirb...
11:01 2019-05-27

Lithuania’s new president vows to fight power structures VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The winner of Lithuania’s presidential elections says fighting elitist power structures will be among his top priorities. Gitanas Nauseda says that “oligarchy is ...
16:17 2019-05-27

Double trouble: the fight to be the real Lord Buckethead When the political candidate stood against Theresa May in the 2017 general election, he became a viral star. But not all is wellIt began as a bid to mock Theresa May by standing against the prime mini...
23:34 2019-05-26

Claressa Shields set to fight Ivana Habazin in August FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Claressa Shields is set to fight Ivana Habazin on Aug. 17 on Showtime for the vacant WBO junior middleweight title. The vacant WBC women’s diamond super welterweight champion...
06:51 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-Mexico takes aim at former Pemex CEO in fight against graft Mexico's Finance Ministry said on Monday it had blocked the bank accounts of the former chief executive of state oil firm Pemex, one of ex-President Enrique Pena Nieto's closest advisers, for allegedl...
06:34 2019-05-28

Trade Fight, Curbs on Huawei Threaten 5G Growth in U.S. The Trump administration’s offensives aimed at frustrating the 5G ambitions of China and mobile-technology giant Huawei might end up impeding America’s wireless ambitions, too....
16:17 2019-05-28

Fight for Supremacy in Indoor Farming Escalates With New Funding Venture investors are firing another salvo in the increasingly competitive field of indoor farming, a growing market that has already drawn powerhouse firms like SoftBank Vision Fund and GV....
19:51 2019-06-11

Ford Is Fined in China as Trade Fight With U.S. Rages A $25 million fine for anticompetitive practices appears to make the Detroit automaker the latest company to be singed in the U.S.-China economic clash....
18:17 2019-06-05

France pledges to fight for plant where GE plans 1,044 job cuts French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric Co (GE) factory in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened....
20:51 2019-05-28

'Is it too much to ask?' Matildas take fight to Fifa over fair Women's World Cup pay PFA demands an immediate doubling of prize moneyCurrently women playing for 7.5% of men’s purseThe chasm that exists between men’s and women’s pay in football has been addressed by the World Cup-bound...
08:34 2019-06-04

Istanbul mayoral election centers on fight against corruption Turkey's ruling party has been accused of using Istanbul city funds to benefit business contacts and the president's family. Now an opposition candidate for mayor is vowing to put an end to the nepoti...
21:00 2019-06-13

Women fight to solve mysterious murders in Venezuela More than 8,200 people died in extrajudicial killings in Venezuela between 2015 and 2017, estimates Amnesty International. And the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has accused state-a...
18:17 2019-05-21

Juwan Howard appears to be ending Michigan’s Fab Five fight Jalen Rose and Chris Webber finally agreed on something last week, and Wednesday afternoon, they got it. Michigan hired Juwan Howard as its basketball coach, and a Fab Five reunion soon could follow, ...
19:51 2019-05-23

Biden still leads in 2020 Iowa poll, three others fight for second Former Vice President Joe Biden still leads the Democratic pack of presidential contenders in a poll of Iowa voters released on Saturday, with Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg in a ...
03:51 2019-06-09

Archdiocese of New York gives up fight over Bishop Sheen’s remains The Archdiocese of New York has finally caved in its long-running legal tug-of-war over the remains of 1950s radio and TV preacher Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen. The archdiocese, which last week lost yet...
03:00 2019-06-10

Ex-Stobart boss Tinkler renews fight with board The former boss of Stobart, the mini-conglomerate, has renewed hostilities with its board just two days after losing a court appeal over his dismissal....
02:51 2019-06-14

Why Rare Earths Are a Low-Grade Weapon in Trade Fight Chinese official media is issuing veiled threats that the nation could restrict exports of rare-earth metals, which China dominates and are used in many high-tech and military applications. That could...
17:17 2019-06-06

On brink of title, Raptors expect a fight from Warriors The Toronto Raptors will try to complete their historic mission in front of their home crowd Monday night against the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
02:00 2019-06-10

Ghosn's fight to prove innocence begins in Tokyo Pre-trial hearings began in Tokyo against Carlos Ghosn over allegations ranging from falsifying financial records to redirecting company money into his own accounts....
12:51 2019-05-23

'We'll fight to the end': China's media ramps up rhetoric in US trade war Voices within Chinese state and private media grow more strident as tensions mountOver the last week, China’s state media outlets have called the US government delusional, compared it to apes shouting...
19:00 2019-05-23

Massive Crowds Take To Streets in 'Last Fight' For Hong Kong Huge crowds of demonstrators took to the streets Sunday to protest a proposed law that would allow Beijing to take people from Hong Kong to stand trial in mainland China....
12:34 2019-06-09

New evidence of deceit alleged in U.S. census citizenship fight The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to i...
22:51 2019-05-30

BOJ Kuroda: G20 reaffirms commitment to use all tools to fight risks Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Sunday the Group of 20 finance leaders reaffirmed their commitment to use all policy tools if risks to their economies materialize....
13:17 2019-06-09

On Politics: Secrecy Fight Between Trump and Congress Escalates A judge ruled that President Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records, and the president moved to block testimony by his former counsel....
15:51 2019-05-21

CBS All Access show 'The Good Fight' comes to TV June 16th When The Good Fight debuted on CBS All Access, it became the streaming service's first exclusive show. It's kept audiences hooked since 2017 and was recently renewed for a fourth season. Now...
22:17 2019-05-29

Record man Ehrlacher ready to fight hard in WTCR "Yann Ehrlacher is preparing to fight hard in order to reproduce the kind of form that made him a Zandvoort winner when the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup visited for the first time in 2018."...
18:34 2019-05-21

In Serie A, 4 teams fight for 2 Champions League places Going into the final day of the Italian league season, four teams still have a chance of securing the last two spots for next season's Champions League        ...
20:17 2019-05-23

High-Speed Traders Back Exchanges in Fight With SEC Three big high-speed trading firms asked a federal court to halt a SEC initiative that would limit the rebates that stock exchanges pay to attract investors’ orders....
23:00 2019-06-14

World Oceans Day: UK joins fight against plastic pollution The UK is joining the global fight against plastic pollution by marking World Oceans Day in a bid to raise awareness about protecting and conserving the seas....
07:34 2019-06-08

This is a $15 trillion opportunity for farmers to fight climate change Indigo Agriculture launched the Terraton Initiative on Wednesday. It gives farmers financial incentives to implement regenerative practices that remove carbon from the atmosphere....
03:51 2019-06-13

Children step up global calls to fight climate change Thousands of young activists in Australia and New Zealand launched a global protest on Friday demanding that politicians and business leaders move swiftly to curb greenhouse gas emissions to fight cli...
06:51 2019-05-24

The fight against childhood blindness could lead to eagle-eyed robots Imparting vision upon machines has been a massive, multi-decade undertaking by the scientific community. And while the acuity of today's state-of-the-art computer systems can match or exceed a hu...
11:51 2019-05-22

China seeks Asian neighbors' support in trade fight with US China is seeking to support from some of its Asian neighbors and Russia in its escalating tariff fight with the U.S. Speaking Wednesday at a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Kyrgyzs...
15:17 2019-05-23

Fight for $15: 2020 candidates slam McDonald’s over workers pay The White House hopefuls—including Bernie Sanders, Julian Castro, Bill de Blasio, and Jay Inslee—joined demonstrations by workers in 13 cities targeting the world’s most powerful res...
04:00 2019-05-24

Botswana hires Hollywood firm to fight elephant hunting PR The Botswanan government has enlisted a public relations firm with deep ties to Hollywood to push back against the bad publicity generated by the southern African nation’s decision to lift its ban on ...
01:34 2019-05-25

Judge sides with Democrats in Trump bank subpoena fight NEW YORK — A federal judge on Wednesday allowed the House to move ahead with subpoenas seeking years of President Donald Trump’s financial records from Deutsche Bank and Capital One, dealing the secon...
09:17 2019-05-23

China seeks Asian neighbors’ support in trade fight with US BEIJING (AP) — China is seeking support from some of its Asian neighbors and Russia in its escalating tariff fight with the U.S. Speaking Wednesday at a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organizatio...
12:17 2019-05-23

Conservative Groups and Big Pharma Join Forces to Fight Medicare for All The conservative movement continues to lose its mind over the prospect of single-payer healthcare, despite most of the Democratic presidential candidates signaling with a big white flag that they are ...
19:51 2019-06-06

Why Dragon Ball Super's Fight Scenes Have Looked Different On Toonami The original Japanese versions of the Dragon Ball Super fight scenes are quick and relentless. However, on Toonami, they were edited and slowed down with dropped frames....
14:17 2019-06-10

Hughie Fury will happily fight Deontay Wilder later this year As Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder delay a natural rematch, Hughie Fury, Tyson's cousin, offers his services for a 2019 fight with Wilder The post Hughie Fury will happily fight Deontay Wilder later thi...
15:17 2019-05-23

Rotten Tomatoes introduces ‘verified’ ratings as a way to fight trolls Rotten Tomatoes has announced a change to its audience score system as part of a multi-step plan to fight trolls which has been underway for a while now. If you’ll recall, there’s been an ...
08:51 2019-05-24

Julianna Margulies opens up about refusing to take a pay cut to show up for The Good Fight Although it lacks the big, flashy spaceship battles that mark the success of that other CBS All Access draw, streaming legal drama The Good Fight has quietly amassed a passionate following for itself,...
22:00 2019-05-25

Woman threw hot coffee on McDonald’s worker during fight: cops A Baltimore woman threw a hot cup of coffee on a Brooklyn McDonald’s worker Thursday morning after the employee asked her to take her feet off the restaurant furniture, police said. Christine Ge...
19:17 2019-05-23

Vote by House Democrats could take subpoena fight to federal court After House Democrats struck a deal with the Justice Department to see evidence from its Russia investigation, the chamber will vote Tuesday on whether to enforce subpoenas against Attorney General Wi...
15:00 2019-06-11

Justin Bieber inexplicably challenges Tom Cruise to a fight via Twitter When Justin Bieber challenged Tom Cruise to an MMA fight on Twitter, people had thoughts of their own on Twitter.       ...
23:51 2019-06-10

The Cookout Playlist: Music Is the Most Important Part of the Celebration (Fight Me) When it heats up outside and the sun shines on you, making that melanin glow even more, you know it’s officially that time—cookout season....
19:17 2019-06-07

Justin Bieber Is Challenging Tom Cruise to a UFC Fight And the Internet Is Very Confused Never say never to a face off between Justin Bieber and Tom Cruise. If you're asking, "What do you mean?" allow us to explain. Last night, Bieber, 25, took to Twitter to......
17:51 2019-06-10

Democratic candidate Buttigieg: 'No going back' in fight for LGBTQ rights Democrat Pete Buttigieg, running to become the first openly gay U.S. president, told activists at an Iowa Pride festival on Saturday there was "no going back to normal" in fighting discrimination agai...
02:00 2019-06-09

Bottas: Bad days like Canada qualifying hurt more in F1 title fight Valtteri Bottas says setbacks like his performance in the final Canadian Grand Prix qualifying session hurt more now he is in a Formula 1 title fight with team-mate Lewis Hamilton...
03:17 2019-06-10

Now it’s a fight to the finish between a no-deal Brexit and remain | Jonathan Freedland Theresa May’s departure and the rise of the Brexit party may have ended any prospect of a compromise with the EUIt’s now all or nothing. Theresa May has gone, most likely taking with her the possibili...
00:17 2019-05-25

Hollywood has its free-speech moment in fight over movie spoilers Content creators have been trying to restrain what critics and consumers say about their movies online, particularly when it comes to plot revelations. Many in the media have pushed back....
01:34 2019-05-23

Georgia House race becomes new battleground in fight over abortion rights Renee Unterman, the Republican state senator who sponsored Georgia's controversial "heartbeat" bill, announced a run for Congress on Thursday, opening a potential new battleground in the national figh...
04:01 2019-06-09

Oral arguments to occur in Trump fight over bank subpoenas NEW YORK (AP) — A judge is poised to hear oral arguments Wednesday over President Donald Trump’s effort to block congressional subpoenas seeking financial records from two banks. The hearing occ...
08:17 2019-05-22

Dragon Quest Builders 2 expands just about everything in a fight against an evil cult Square Enix showed off more about Dragon Quest Builders 2 today during its Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) press briefing today in Los Angeles. It's comnig out July 12 for the PlayStation 4 and the...
07:34 2019-06-11

Edelen Concedes Dem Gov Races As Adkins, Beshear Fight Continues LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — Adam Edelen conceded his race Tuesday evening to become the Democratic standard-bearer in the race for governor as the fight continued between Rocky Adkins and Andy Be...
03:00 2019-05-22

House Democrats move to fight Trump's stonewalling in court Congressional Democrats moved closer on Thursday to suing in federal court for access to the unredacted Mueller report on Russian election meddling, and the evidence underlying it, taking a step bound...
23:17 2019-06-06

Wiggins reacts to Lopez fan fight: 'You can't take fans off the mountain ... but I sympathise' "Bradley Wiggins believes that both the fan and Miguel Angel Lopez will feel terrible after an incident that saw the rider crash and then attack the spectator during Stage 20 of the 2019 Giro d\u0027I...
20:34 2019-06-01

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up Huawei has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government in the telecoms equipment maker’s latest bid to fight sanctions.Read More...
17:34 2019-05-29

Canada to fight Denmark, Russia for claims to North Pole Canada has set up a fight against Russia and Denmark for claims to vast portions of the Arctic seabed, including the North Pole - triggering potential boundary negotiations in the future....
17:34 2019-05-29

Trump administration denies deceit in census citizenship fight The Trump administration denied accusations that it concealed evidence that its plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census was aimed at boosting Republicans' electoral power, and said ...
03:34 2019-06-04

‘They’re Chipping Away.’ Inside the Grassroots Effort to Fight Mandatory Vaccines Christina Hildebrand went down a rabbit hole and emerged at the statehouse in Sacramento. That’s how she describes it–going down a rabbit hole–and in her case it happened 14 years ag...
13:34 2019-06-13

The Only Thing That Can Fight My Crazy Acne Breakouts Is This $16 Niacinamide Serum I might be 28 years old, but I still get breakouts like I’m 14 and only just learning about acne. Over the years, I’ve tried countless products for my skin, and no, Proactiv has never worked for me. M...
04:34 2019-06-04

Key metrics support Gustafsson as the favorite over Smith at UFC Fight Night Alexander Gustafsson has the advantage in almost every significant statistical category heading into Saturday's UFC Fight Night main event in Stockholm against Anthony Smith. If Smith is going to defy...
15:51 2019-05-29

Green's creditor fight places controversial CVAs in peril The successful battle fought by Sir Philip Green to rearrange the debts of his Top Shop-to Dorothy Perkins fashion empire, Arcadia, has thrown a spotlight on the whole company voluntary arrangement (C...
00:17 2019-06-13

Podcast: Roebuck on Lauda's final title in F1's closest ever fight Niki Lauda's final crowning achievement as a Formula 1 driver was his triumph in the 1984 title fight - a battle celebrated in this archive edition of The Autosport Podcast...
19:17 2019-05-21

Chelsea owner Abramovich donates $5m to fight anti-Semitism Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is donating $5m to the Jewish Agency For Israel in a bid to help fight anti-Semitism across the world, the organization said Thursday....
17:00 2019-06-13

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city....
15:51 2019-05-21

Therapy in the office: banks take mental health fight in-house In 'Billions', a U.S. television show set in the world of hedge funds, traders at the fictional Axe Capital regularly attend sessions with an in-house psychiatrist....
10:00 2019-06-03

Italy says it won't seek fight with EU, amid talk of government crisis The Italian government is confident it can reach a compromise with Brussels and avoid sanctions over its deteriorating public finances, the economy minister said as talk of a looming government crisis...
16:34 2019-06-02

China to 'fight at all costs' for 'reunification' with Taiwan: defense minister China will fight anyone who tries to interfere in its "reunification" with Taiwan, Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday in a combative speech peppered with threats against the United States over...
07:17 2019-06-02

China To 'Fight At All Costs' For 'Reunification' With Taiwan: Defence Minister China will fight anyone who tries to interfere in its "reunification" with Taiwan, Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday in a combative speech peppered with threats against the United States over...
07:17 2019-06-02

Legal fight tougher for congressman as wife pleads guilty SAN DIEGO (AP) — Indicted six-term GOP Congressman Duncan Hunter has held steadfast to his contention that a corruption case against him is the result of a political witch hunt. But that argument got ...
06:51 2019-06-14

New documentary on fight to legalise abortion in Argentina arrives to Cannes 'Que Sea Ley,' directed by Juan Solanas – son of senator and filmmaker Fernando 'Pino' Solanas – will premiere this Saturday at the famous French film festival....
17:00 2019-05-21

Wall fight looms again as lawmakers prep for budget talks The House, Senate, and White House are poised to begin talks next week on a budget deal and raising the debt ceiling, but an accord on 2020 spending could be hobbled once again by a fight over border ...
17:17 2019-05-21

Katie Taylor defeats Delfine Persoon in fight of the ages Katie Taylor wins absolute thriller in New York to unify lightweight division The post Katie Taylor defeats Delfine Persoon in fight of the ages appeared first on Boxing News....
06:00 2019-06-02

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight, As U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. Th...
07:51 2019-06-03

Joshua vs Ruiz Jr live stream: how to watch tonight's big fight from anywhere Fight night has arrived, and the unified heavyweight champion of the world is at Madison Square Garden. The UK's Anthony Joshua is putting his belts on the line against Mexican Andy Ruiz Jr in Ne...
02:34 2019-06-02

White House Asserts Executive Privilege In Census Fight WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents related to the Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The Just...
17:51 2019-06-12

Man charged after wife records fight ending with deadly fall A newlywed Illinois prison guard has been charged with assault after his wife recorded a fight that ended with her being found dead at the bottom of a parking garage near the St. Louis stadium where t...
17:17 2019-06-04

US court rules partially in favor of Molson in its fight over a Bud Light ad A U.S. court barred Anheuser Busch InBev from using parts of its marketing that said rival Molson Coors Brewing's MillerCoors used corn syrup in the production of its light beers....
08:00 2019-05-29

England win shows they have the spark and fight to go far at World Cup | Suzanne Wrack England stood up to their opponents’ attempts to frustrate them and displayed an ability to break down stubborn defencesIt was perhaps appropriate that this match in Le Havre became a battle ground. B...
17:00 2019-06-15

German newspaper prints cut-out kippah to fight anti-Semitism German newspaper Bild published a cut-out kippah skullcap on its front page Monday, urging readers to show their solidarity with the country's Jewish community in the face of rising anti-Semitism....
15:51 2019-05-27

'It was a political lynch mob': Steve King pledges to fight GOP over his exile Rep. Steve King, hellbent on making a congressional comeback, is vowing to fight the GOP and force his way back on to the committees from which he was exiled.But the Iowa Republican is finding little ...
19:51 2019-06-05

An Infuriating Story About How Badly the Democrats Botched the Kavanaugh Fight A new book by The Intercept’s Ryan Grim provides damning new insight into Senate Democrats’ abject failure to meaningfully oppose Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination, with Grim reportin...
23:17 2019-06-05

Katie Taylor says showdown with Claressa Shields is a ‘fantasy fight’ In her own words, Katie Taylor explains why she has no interest in jumping up in weight for the sake of her legacy as she prepares for unification in New York The post Katie Taylor says showdown with ...
23:51 2019-05-31

Joshua vs Ruiz Jr: live stream the big boxing fight online from anywhere Andy Ruiz Jr is making his way out of his home in Mexico for a US debut in New York where he hopes to win Anthony Joshua's heavyweight titles. That means he could win – deep breath –...
00:51 2019-05-28

New York lawmakers go after Tom Brady amid nickname fight: 'There's only one Tom Terrific' Tom Brady’s attempt to trademark the nickname “Tom Terrific” has done the unthinkable: bring together two New York congressmen to share their common disdain for the quarterback....
03:34 2019-06-06

Women in Bolivia using theater to fight gender-based violence LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence depicted in the play isn’t just make-believe for the...
19:34 2019-05-27

AG Beshear Wins Tough Dem Primary Fight To Challenge Gov. Bevin (LEX 18) — Andy Beshear won a hard-fought primary election Tuesday to become the Democratic nominee for governor and face off against Gov. Matt Bevin in November. Beshear, the current Kentucky a...
03:00 2019-05-22

Interior secretary, tribes meet amid drilling fight CHACO CANYON NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has met with tribal leaders who are supporting legislation to prevent drilling on land they consider sacred a...
00:51 2019-05-29

How much of a chance would you give Callum Smith in a fight against Canelo Alvarez? Our expert panel gives their take on Callum Smith vs Canelo Alvarez The post How much of a chance would you give Callum Smith in a fight against Canelo Alvarez? appeared first on Boxing News....
17:51 2019-06-06

Carter Stewart, top MLB prospect, bolts to Japan after Braves fight Going to Japan a year after being picked in the top 10 of the draft usually can’t be construed as a victory. Carter Stewart is bucking the norm. The right-hander, who couldn’t complete a d...
20:17 2019-05-21

Turkey's President Erdogan refuses to give up Istanbul without a fight There's an old saying in Turkish politics: "Who wins Istanbul, wins Turkey." The country's biggest city and commercial heart is undoubtedly its biggest political prize and President Recep Tayyip Erdog...
21:00 2019-05-21

Gutsy grandparents fight off burglar who tried to snatch 6-year-old girl A tough-as-nails elderly couple from Indiana fought off an intruder who tried to snatch their 6-year-old granddaughter — leaving the crazed creep with a bloody mug, according to reports Friday. “I wou...
23:34 2019-06-14

Missouri subpoenas clinic doctors amid legal fight A judge is considering whether to force doctors from Missouri's only abortion clinic to testify in a legal fight over the its license, while anti-abortion protesters demonstrate outside the facil...
01:51 2019-06-05

After Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati, Ajit Singh's RLD To Fight Bypolls Alone A day after the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party decided to contest alone all 11 seats in the upcoming assembly bypolls in Uttar Pradesh, their third alliance partner in the recent Lok......
08:34 2019-06-05

Bottas: Canada a "wake-up call" in title fight against Hamilton Valtteri Bottas says he cannot afford many weekends like the Canadian Grand Prix after getting "a bit of a wake-up call" in the Formula 1 title battle...
11:51 2019-06-12

Man fatally shot wife in chest over fight about cigarettes: cops A Michigan man was charged with murder on Monday for fatally shooting his wife in the chest after the two had an argument over cigarette smoking. Vashon Flowers, 46, allegedly shot Jamie Thomas-Flower...
14:51 2019-05-21

Kevin Durant’s fight with Chris Broussard escalates: Don’t call me a liar Kevin Durant is in a Twitter fight again. Only this time, he might actually be winning. The forever-embattled superstar clapped back at Chris Broussard for the second time in three days after the Fox ...
20:17 2019-05-22

On This Day: Micky Ward defeats Arturo Gatti in the first fight of an epic trilogy James Slater recounts how Micky Ward and Arturo Gatti began an unforgettable journey together The post On This Day: Micky Ward defeats Arturo Gatti in the first fight of an epic trilogy appeared first...
15:51 2019-05-21

Guatemala’s Anti-Corruption Fight Inspired Latin America. It May Be Shut Down. A panel of United Nations-backed investigators charged around 700 people. Other countries wanted their own anti-graft groups, but a coming election may spell its end....
15:01 2019-05-21

Vaping Could Make It Harder For Your Body to Fight the Flu, Preliminary Research Suggests Anyone who’s regularly smoked knows that colds and flus can hit them harder than they would a non-smoker. But people who vape could be in for the same sort of trouble, according to some new (and very ...
15:17 2019-05-21

On This Day: Larry Holmes tops Gerry Cooney in Las Vegas Super-Fight Gerry Cooney remembers his massive June 11, 1982 clash with Larry Holmes The post On This Day: Larry Holmes tops Gerry Cooney in Las Vegas Super-Fight appeared first on Boxing News....
12:51 2019-06-11

Alberta’s Jason Kenney tells N.B. he will be ‘relentless’ in fight for Energy East "I've always said that we need multiple pipelines, not just one. One pipeline doesn't just get us the kind of certainty and diversity of markets that we need for Canadian energy."...
23:00 2019-06-14

Conor McGregor offers to host fight between Justin Bieber and Tom Cruise Justin Bieber tweeted out that he wants to fight Tom Cruise in the Octagon and then Conor McGregor jumped in saying he'd love to host the fight.       ...
16:34 2019-06-10

| Semenya wins 2 000m race in Paris amid IAAF fight South African Caster Semenya won a rarely-run 2,000m race in Montreuil, east of Paris, amid her ongoing legal battle with the IAAF over its testosterone rules....
04:51 2019-06-12

Revealed: Mobil sought to fight environmental regulation, documents show Oil giant looked to make tax-exempt donations to universities and civic groups in the early 1990s to promote the company’s interestsOil giant Mobil sought to make tax-exempt donations to leading unive...
08:34 2019-06-12

In photos: Plane Pull competition raises funds to fight kid cancer JetBlue Airlines hosts an annual Plane Pull competition for charity with a match-up of Brits vs. Yanks at JFK Airport in New York City on May 21, 2019....
01:01 2019-05-22

Tyson Fury vs Tom Schwarz live stream: how to watch the fight online from anywhere Tyson Fury, the Gypsy King, is back in the ring and this time he's taking on the undefeated German, Tom Schwarz in none other than Las Vegas. The event should be as spectacular as you'd expe...
17:34 2019-06-11

Gabriele Grunewald: Professional runner inspired 'hope' in cancer fight Gabriele Grunewald, a professional runner who continued her athletic career during an ongoing battle with cancer, has been hailed as an inspiration after succumbing to her decade-long fight with the d...
12:51 2019-06-12

Yorkshire village faces petrochemical giant in anti-fracking fight Ineos, owned by UK’s richest man, wants to overturn ban on well next to sheltered housingA petrochemical company owned by Britain’s richest man is attempting to overrule a Yorkshire council to drill a...
13:34 2019-06-11

Trump lawyers to fight bank-records subpoena before Manhattan judge Lawyers for President Trump will appear before a Manhattan judge Wednesday to argue that House Democrats shouldn’t be allowed to get their hands on the commander in chief’s financial recor...
08:34 2019-05-22

China warns Canada to stay out of Hong Kong extradition fight The warning came mere hours after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland put out a statement reiterating Canada’s concerns about the planned law....
19:51 2019-06-13

Justin Bieber challenged Tom Cruise to an MMA fight and Conor McGregor wants to host it How was your weekend? Good? Did you get outside and enjoy that early summer weather? Maybe have a barbecue or take a trip to the pool or beach? Did you finally find time to knock off a few chapters of...
19:51 2019-06-10

Jessica Biel Weighs in on Vaccine Fight, Drawing Fierce Pushback The entry of Ms. Biel, the Hollywood actress, into the conversation broadened the scope of the national debate, but also provoked a furious response....
21:00 2019-06-13

False start to flashes of a star: Has Aaron Pico learned how to fight? Aaron Pico was once considered the best prospect in MMA. Then he lost his debut in 24 seconds. Returning to the site of his first loss, Pico details his plan for getting back on track....
01:17 2019-06-14

| DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid 'high' risk of spread - WHO chief The World Health Organisation chief urged different political factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo to unite in the battle against Ebola, warning that the risk of spread "remains very high"....
17:00 2019-05-21

Trade War Fight Song Shows Growing Anti-U.S. Sentiment in China Perhaps nothing captures the growing anti-U.S. sentiment in China better than a song about the trade war that is going viral in Beijing: “If the perpetrator wants to fight, we will beat him out ...
02:34 2019-05-22

Will Fight PM Modi's Lies And Hatred With Love: Rahul Gandhi In Wayanad Continuing his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the second day of his visit to Kerala's Wayanad, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said Saturday his Lok Sabha election campaign was filled with....
10:17 2019-06-08

Fight’s On: ACLU, Planned Parenthood Sue to Stop Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union on Friday filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Alabama’s law that bans abortions except in cases of “serious” health risk to the mother...
04:34 2019-05-25

15 Monkeys Die In Madhya Pradesh Forest, Officials Blame Fight For Water The scarcity of water in the season of searing heat has spilled over from the concrete jungles to the forests of Madhya Pradesh. A battle over water is likely one of the reasons behind the death of......
01:00 2019-06-08

UPDATE 4-Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defense law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that ...
16:34 2019-05-29

U.S. court rules in favor of MillerCoors in a sour fight with rival Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the maker of Bud Light beer, from using marketing that suggested rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup, a sweetener, in the...
17:51 2019-05-25

Grizzly bears push into lowland areas as legal fight drags BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Grizzly bears are spreading into new areas of the U.S. Northern Rockies, expanding from remote wildernesses and into low-level farmland amid a legal fight over proposed hunting....
19:51 2019-05-25

Raptors Fight Off Every Warriors Push To Grab A Comfortable Game 1 Victory In retrospect, we had a pretty solid indication that things were turning Toronto’s way in the build up to their Game 1 victory over the Warriors:...
14:00 2019-05-31

Christian rightwing figures warn abortion fight could lead to civil war Wave of extreme bans appears to have amped up predictions by magazines and politicians that abortion is cause of coming conflictProminent figures on the Christian right in the US ranging from religiou...
13:01 2019-05-26

Who Can Adopt These Navajo Children? A Tale of Two Mothers and a Bitter Constitutional Fight Is a law meant to protect the best interests of Native American children based on the child’s tribal ties or on race? A federal appeals court is deciding whether to strike it down....
11:34 2019-06-05

Johanna Konta's up for the fight as she bids for another knockout at French Open There were times in Johanna Konta's career when her mental strength was in doubt, but the manner of the British No1's run to the semi-finals at the French Open suggests she is ready to face any challe...
14:17 2019-06-05

Tim Tebow helps break up fight during minor league baseball game New York Mets minor league outfielder Tim Tebow appeared to try and help douse the hot tempers that flared between the Syracuse Mets and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on Sunday night....
17:17 2019-05-28

Mallinckrodt to settle U.S. drug marketing probe, fight kickback case Mallinckrodt Plc on Wednesday said it had tentatively agreed to pay $15.4 million to resolve a U.S. Justice Department probe into how a drugmaker it now owns marketed an expensive treatment for a rare...
23:17 2019-06-05

New York tenants fight as landlords embrace facial recognition cameras More than 130 residents at a Brooklyn apartment complex oppose plan to use the cameras, whose use, experts say, is quietly expanding in cities Tenants in a New York City apartment complex are fighting...
11:17 2019-05-30

Global pact to fight workplace violence and harassment nears agreement A global treaty aimed at protecting workers from violence and harassment is expected to be agreed next month, though some "tricky" issues remain, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on We...
13:01 2019-05-29

Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington t...
07:51 2019-05-29

China Trade Fight Raises Specter of Rare-Earth Shortage The U.S-China trade dispute has sent prices surging in rare-earth metals, a critical market for industries from electric cars to fuel makers. Chinese media reported that the country may cut exports of...
19:17 2019-05-31

Rory Stewart: I will double foreign aid spent on climate change fight Tory leadership candidate Rory Stewart has said he would double the amount of foreign aid spent on fighting climate change, and revealed he wants to reform Britain's spy agencies....
08:00 2019-05-29

Democratic 2020 hopeful John Delaney escalates fight with AOC over 'Medicare for all' John Delaney's presidential campaign escalated a fight with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over "Medicare for all," blaming the most liberal wing of the Democratic Party for helping elect President Tru...
04:34 2019-06-04

Anthony Joshua happy to wait for Deontay Wilder but he’s warned that the fight may never happen Anthony Joshua keen to wait 'two years' for Deontay Wilder but Eddie Hearn warns both fighters against leaving it too long The post Anthony Joshua happy to wait for Deontay Wilder but he’s warne...
06:34 2019-05-30

Residents fight plans for new concrete plant near Olympic Park over air quality fears An east London community is fighting plans for a concrete factory close to their homes amid complaints their air is already being blighted by dust clouds from an existing plant....
11:34 2019-05-30

Missouri governor says politics plays no role in abortion clinic licensing fight Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Wednesday said politics played no role in the state department of health's intent to close Missouri's sole abortion clinic, a move that would make it the only U.S. sta...
00:17 2019-05-30

Anthony Joshua denies claims he had panic attack before Andy Ruiz Jr fight Boxer also says he was not suffering from food poisoningJoshua to stick with trainer Rob McCrackenAnthony Joshua has denied he had a panic attack or was suffering from food poisoning before his shock ...
15:34 2019-06-05

Australia fight back to beat Brazil as Marta scores landmark goal Australia came from two goals down to beat Brazil 3-2 in the women's World Cup on Thursday, as an own goal from Monica capped a superb fightback and overshadowed a milestone goal for Marta....
20:51 2019-06-13

Alaska Native leaders seek U.S. attorney general's help to fight rural crime U.S. Attorney General Robert Barr on Wednesday promised Alaska Native leaders he would work to strengthen law enforcement in the state's rural areas hit by alarmingly high rates of violent crime....
05:51 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defence bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington t...
08:51 2019-05-29

Justin Bieber backs down from Tom Cruise fight challenge, depriving us all of prime entertainment Within the space of a week, we’ve gained and lost the possibility of witnessing the fight of the century. Bieber V. Cruise, which was first suggested by young Justin, was to be a clash between two of ...
18:17 2019-06-13

With Social Media Campaign, Women In Japan Fight "Heels At Work" Rule A group of Japanese women Monday submitted a petition to the government to protest what they say is a de-facto requirement for female staff to wear high heels at work....
19:51 2019-06-03

Watch: Trump and Theresa May talk to the media in London as Brexit fight rages The presser came three days before May was set to resign as the U.K.'s prime minister after a tumultuous three years trying to follow through on Britain's 2016 Brexit vote to back out of the...
15:00 2019-06-04

Court agrees to expedite Donald Trump appeal in fight for bank records A federal appellate court ruled Friday to accelerate an appeal by President Donald Trump that seeks to block efforts by congressional Democrats to obtain financial banking records....
22:17 2019-05-31

New York aims to fight climate change by creating green union jobs Effort to build offshore wind turbines to power up to 6m homes will create more than 10,000 jobs under Climate Jobs New York planAs global warming has worsened in recent years, environmentalists and u...
00:34 2019-05-22

Netflix Becomes the First Major Hollywood Studio to Pledge to Fight Georgia’s Abortion Bill Since Georgia passed a bill earlier this month that effectively bans abortion after six weeks, most major production companies with ties to the state have stayed quiet. Thanks in part to a generous ta...
06:34 2019-05-29