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Ukraine president dissolves parliament, names lawyer with ties to tycoon chief of staff

Volodymyr Zelenskiy has named Andriy Bogdan as head of his presidential administration. The lawyer has ties to one of Ukraine's richest men and a for...

Ukraine president dissolves parliament, names lawyer with ties to tycoon chief of staff

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Ukraine’s New President Dissolves Parliament and Calls a Snap Election Volodymyr Zelensky wants to consolidate power with a Parliament led by his new political party. He said his first priority is ending a prolonged separatist conflict....
14:38 2019-05-21

McCarthy names GOP veteran Dan Meyer as new chief of staff House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is bringing in an old GOP hand as his top aide, part of the California Republican’s attempt to win back the House in 2020. McCarthy has hired Dan Meyer, a top Repu...
05:17 2019-06-04

Factbox: New Ukraine president picks top reformist, men with oligarch ties Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has appointed a mix of people to his core team, which includes a reformist former finance minister, men with ties to a controversial oligarch and people fro...
19:34 2019-05-31

Ukraine: President Zelenskiy disbands parliament on inauguration day Volodymyr Zelenskiy has moved to disband parliament after being sworn in as the new president of Ukraine. The political novice is under pressure to deliver much-needed reforms after unseating incumben...
14:51 2019-05-21

Ukraine’s New President Signs Decree to Dissolve Parliament and Calls for Snap Election (KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s new president on Tuesday ordered the dissolution of the nation’s legislature and called a snap election in two months, hoping to ride the wave of his elec...
02:34 2019-05-22

Ukraine's president asks parliament to sack foreign, defense ministers, SBU head Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has asked parliament to sack the foreign and defense ministers and the head of the security service SBU, the presidential press service said on Thursday....
14:17 2019-05-30

Mexico minister who resigned had differences with chief of staff -president Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday that former Finance Minister Carlos Urzua, who resigned on Tuesday, had differences with the president's chief of staff and businessman ...
15:51 2019-07-10

Ukraine parliament election may happen on July 21: presidential adviser Ukraine may hold a snap parliamentary election on July 21, an adviser to new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Tuesday after Zelenskiy held consultations with lawmakers....
17:00 2019-05-21

Ukraine’s leader disbands parliament, calls snap election Ukraine’s newly-sworn president orders to dissolve the nation’s legislature and call snap elections within two months, hoping to ride the wave of his electoral success to get his supporters into parli...
18:17 2019-05-21

Ukraine's Constitutional Court backs decree dissolving parliament: Ukrinform Ukraine's Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday that President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's move to dissolve parliament was constitutional, the Ukrinform news agency reported on Thursday....
15:51 2019-06-20

Jordan names new envoy to Qatar, two years after downgrading ties Jordan appointed a new ambassador to Qatar on Tuesday, a step toward restoring normal relations two years after Amman withdrew its ambassador in solidarity with Gulf Arab allies who severed ties with ...
17:51 2019-07-16

Ukraine's new president commits to EU, NATO membership Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy intends to keep Ukraine "on the path of European and Euro-Atlantic integration." He also said he is ready to negotiate with Russia to end the war in Eastern Ukr...
22:34 2019-06-04

Fin24.com | What if a comedian really became president? Ukraine now faces serious questions If there’s one thing Volodymyr Zelenskiy seems to have learned from playing a fictional Ukrainian president on television, it’s that you shouldn’t make any firm commitments if you want to gain power f...
20:00 2019-05-21

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine's president Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in Monday as the sixth president of Ukraine, vowing to achieve a ceasefire with Russian-backed separatists while announcing the disbandment of parliament....
17:17 2019-05-21

Georgia’s ex-president back in Ukraine; citizenship restored KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Georgia’s ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili has arrived in Ukraine a day after its new leader reinstated his citizenship. Saakashvili arrived in Kiev on Wednesday following t...
18:34 2019-05-29

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in the eastern Donbass region and Crimea....
17:00 2019-06-05

Ukraine president kicks official out of meeting over criminal record Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy had a regional official expelled from a meeting broadcast live on television on Wednesday because of a past criminal record....
22:17 2019-07-10

Ukraine ready for peace, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy tells DW With conflict simmering in the east, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is hoping to secure a political solution to end a separatist insurgency. He told DW that he has the support of German Chanc...
06:51 2019-07-06

Party of Ukraine's new president leads parliamentary vote race The party of Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has kept a strong lead ahead of a parliamentary election due on July 21, an opinion poll showed on Monday....
11:17 2019-06-10

Artists use Ukraine president's candy wrappers for critical portrait As Ukraine heads in a presidential election on Sunday, two artists have created an unflattering portrait of incumbent Petro Poroshenko using sweet wrappers and bullet casings....
17:00 2019-05-21

Here's Trump Freaking Out at His Chief of Staff for Coughing The human body is a fragile, delicate machine. We’re born, we grow, and eventually we die. Along the way, we might even cough a few times, which is evidently an unforgivable sin for President Donald T...
16:00 2019-06-17

Ethiopia PM says army chief of staff attacked Ethiopia's army chief of staff, General Seare Mekonnen, has been attacked, the country's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said in a national television address early Sunday....
23:17 2019-06-27

Ukraine's Russian-speaking president gives glimmer of hope to war-torn east In one of his first acts as Ukrainian president, comedian-turned-politician Volodymyr Zelenskiy held out a symbolic olive branch to people in Ukraine's mostly Russian-speaking Donbass region, by switc...
19:17 2019-07-17

Rock star seeks to upstage comedian president in Ukraine vote Standing on stage in a black t-shirt, Ukrainian rock star Sviatoslav Vakarchuk turns to his massed ranks of fans and asks if they are fed up about how their country is run....
17:34 2019-07-08

Reporter behind NY Times Biden-Ukraine story becomes Ukrainian president's spokeswoman A freelance reporter who helped break a story for The New York Times on former Vice President Joe Biden's questionable ties to Ukraine is now joining the new Ukrainian president's administration. ...
04:34 2019-06-04

Volkswagen names new chief executive at Tennessee plant CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — German auto maker Volkswagen has named a new chief executive at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Plant spokeswoman Amanda Plecas said in a phone interview Friday that F...
23:17 2019-05-24

UC Berkeley names its first-ever chief innovation and entrepreneurship officer The University of California at Berkeley appointed Richard Lyons as the university's first-ever chief innovation and entrepreneurship officer (CIEO).Read More...
05:34 2019-07-11

Pfizer names former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb to its board Pfizer Inc said on Thursday it has named former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to its board of directors, effective immediately....
23:34 2019-06-27

Open audition: Ukraine's comedian president invites citizens to run in July poll A comedian and entrepreneur, 29-year-old Roman Hryshchuk had only been in politics for a few weeks when he found himself in front of a semicircle of voters in a park in western Kiev, fielding question...
09:51 2019-07-12

Won't Beg India For Resumption Of Bilateral Ties, Says PCB Chief India and Pakistan have not played any bilateral series since January 2013. Both the teams have, however, met several times in the multilateral events....
12:00 2019-06-14

Esquire Magazine Names Michael Sebastian Editor-in-Chief Esquire elevated its digital director, Michael Sebastian, to run the magazine’s print and online editions amid tumult in publishing and men’s fashion....
20:17 2019-06-10

Trump names former ICE chief Thomas Homan as ‘border czar’ President Trump on Friday announced that Thomas Homan, the former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, will return to his administration as the new “border czar.” “He’ll be a ...
19:34 2019-06-14

Michigan State University names new president A medical researcher who has led Stony Brook University in New York for nearly a decade will be the next president of Michigan State University in the wake of the most extensive sexual abuse scandal i...
00:51 2019-05-29

Flame-throwing AOC chief of staff ‘looking for fight’ with Nancy Pelosi Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may be putting the heat on Congress, but it’s her chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, who’s dropping the napalm. In the last three weeks, he’s accused House Speaker Nancy Pelo...
09:51 2019-07-14

Ukraine president vows anti-corruption drive, says people tired of waiting for better life New Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday used his first trip to North America to promise a sweeping anti-corruption drive, saying his people were fed up of waiting for a better life....
00:51 2019-07-03

Ukraine Ex-President Accused of Ripping Out Sensitive Servers From Situation Room Before Leaving Office The staff of Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelensky made a curious discovery several days after the administration began its term—a situation room where the president meets to discuss national sec...
02:34 2019-05-30

CBOE Names Pamela Culpepper New Chief Human Resources Officer CHICAGO, IL -- April 19, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has added Pamela Culpepper to its management team as Chief Human Resources Office...
11:17 2019-05-22

WHO names emergency Ebola response chief to help stem epidemic in Congo The United Nations said it has appointed an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator as part of increased efforts to combat an epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 ...
11:34 2019-05-24

After Rahul Gandhi's 'No', Congress Names Adhir Chowdhury Lok Sabha Chief The Congress today named senior West Bengal leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury its leader in Lok Sabha, after failing to convince Rahul Gandhi to take up the post....
13:34 2019-06-18

Ex-OU president says severing ties was best for university Former University of Oklahoma President David Boren says he initiated the termination of his contract with the school he led for 24 years because he felt a sexual misconduct probe was damaging the ins...
00:34 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-SNC-Lavalin names Ian Edwards interim president, CEO SNC-Lavalin Group Inc on Tuesday named Chief Operating Officer Ian Edwards interim president and chief executive officer, and tasked him to review the Canadian construction firm's "strategic direction...
16:00 2019-06-11

Ethiopia's chief of staff killed in coup attempt in Amhara state Ethiopia's chief of staff and at least three other senior officials have been killed during a coup attempt by an army general in the northern state of Amhara, state television said on Sunday....
13:51 2019-06-23

Order to hide USS John McCain from Trump not 'unreasonable' – chief of staff ‘We all know how the president feels about the former senator’Trump confirms USS John McCain was hidden from his viewAn order to have a ship named for the late Senator John McCain hidden from view dur...
08:34 2019-06-03

‘His own fiefdom’: Mulvaney builds ‘an empire for the right wing’ as Trump’s chief of staff The former tea party lawmaker has focused his efforts on pushing conservative policies — while mostly steering clear of the Trump-related pitfalls that tripped up his predecessors....
08:17 2019-07-15

Ajendra Bahadur Singh Is New Deputy Chief Of Integrated Defence Staff Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh assumed the duties of Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Doctrine Organisation Training) on May 31, said a press note from the Indian Navy....
17:17 2019-06-02

Trump Punks Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney for Coughing During Interview President Donald Trump threatened to donkey kick the fuck out of his Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney for coughing during a taped interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos, which aired Sunday....
18:34 2019-06-17

Brazil's Vale names logistics exec as new coal and ferrous metals chief Brazil's Vale SA , the world's top iron ore miner, has named Marcelo Spinelli as its new head of coal and ferrous metals, it said in a filing on Monday....
17:34 2019-05-27

E.U. Names Germany’s Defense Minister President of European Commission European Union leaders nominated Ursula von der Leyen, Germany’s defense minister, for arguably the most powerful position in Brussels: president of the European Commission....
20:17 2019-07-02

Guinea-Bissau president names new prime minister 'in name of peace' Aristides Gomes has been named as Guinea-Bissau's new prime minister, ending a long political deadlock. President Jose Mario Vaz had refused to name his estranged deputy to the post....
22:17 2019-06-22

Austrian president names Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor President Van der Bellen has named Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor to take over for the outgoing Sebastian Kurz. The first woman to hold the office, Bierlein will serve as chancellor until electi...
17:51 2019-05-30

Israel Names Golan Heights Settlement After President Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Israeli settlement in the Israel-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli ...
16:34 2019-06-17

House Democrats take aim at AOC's chief of staff for tweet targeting Native American lawmaker The official House Democrats Twitter account tweeted a harsh rebuke of New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff Friday, responding strongly to a comment he made weeks ago that ...
07:17 2019-07-13

Donald Trump rages at chief of staff for coughing during interview: ‘Leave the room’ PRESIDENT Donald Trump scolded the White House Chief of Staff Nick Mulvaney and kicked him out of the Oval Office for coughing during an all-access interview....
14:17 2019-06-17

AOC's chief of staff deletes tweet attacking Blue Dog Caucus as 'New Southern Democrats' The chief of staff of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, deleted a tweet accusing moderate House Democrats of being the "new Southern Democrats" following a House vote that approved funding for the ...
12:34 2019-06-28

Merkel 'in good health' and ready to serve full term: chief of staff Chancellor Angela Merkel is in good health and on track to serve her full term in office through to 2021 in coalition with her Social Democrat (SPD) governing allies, her chief of staff told Reuters o...
19:17 2019-07-17

House Dem blasts 'juvenile' Ocasio-Cortez, chief of staff: 'Ignorance is beyond belief' Rep. William Lacy Clay, D-Mo., added to the mounting Democratic criticism of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., slamming her "inappropriate" suggestion that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., i...
02:00 2019-07-12

Ethiopia's chief of army staff was killed in Addis Ababa by bodyguard: PM's office Ethiopia's army chief of staff was killed in his home in Addis Ababa by his bodyguard, the prime minister's office said on Sunday, linking the attack to Saturday's coup attempt in the northern state o...
13:51 2019-06-23

Mexican authorities raid ex-Pemex chief Lozoya's home - lawyer Mexican authorities raided the home of the former chief executive officer of state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, on Tuesday night when he was not home, his lawyer Javier Coello said in an interview w...
08:51 2019-05-29

Mexican authorities raid ex-Pemex chief Lozoya's home: lawyer Mexican authorities raided the home of the former chief executive officer of state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, on Tuesday night when he was not home, his lawyer Javier Coello said in an interview w...
08:51 2019-05-29

CBOE Names John F. Deters Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Initiatives CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has appointed John F. Deters as Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Ini...
13:17 2019-05-22

Afghan president says he’ll visit Pakistan to improve ties KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says he will visit Pakistan on June 27 to open a new chapter in his country’s uneasy relationship with its neighbor and mend ties that are...
08:34 2019-06-04

Kosovo president says deal on ties with Serbia possible this year Kosovo's president said on Friday he was hopeful about reaching a deal with Serbia this year on normalizing ties despite a recent increase in tensions and that a planned meeting on July 1 in Paris cou...
18:00 2019-06-07

Afghan president says he'll visit Pakistan to improve ties Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says he will visit Pakistan on June 27 to open a new chapter in his country's uneasy relationship with its neighbor and mend ties that are often characterized by mistrust...
11:34 2019-06-04

| Europe's ties with Africa must change - Ghana president Africa must change its relationship with Europe if it wants to become self-reliant and exploit rich resources that could transform the continent, Ghana's president said....
21:17 2019-07-12

Vice-chief of defence staff resigns, citing plan Mark Norman was to replace him Lt. Gen. Paul Wynnyk said in a letter that he was informed of a plan for Mark Norman to return to his old job and replace him. That changed when he reached a settlement with Ottawa....
06:51 2019-07-10

Albania’s parliament to vote on ousting president TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s parliament has started to debate a no-confidence motion against President Ilir Meta after he canceled upcoming municipal elections. Thursday’s no-confidenc...
12:00 2019-06-13

European Parliament begins voting for new president With many MEPs voicing their disapproval over the nominations for the bloc's top four posts, it remains to be seen whether lawmakers will follow the recommendation of EU leaders when picking the assem...
11:17 2019-07-03

"India On Way To Become Fifth Largest Economy": President To Parliament Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government in its second term will implement more economic reforms, raise investment in the farm sector, provide collateral-free loans to entrepreneurs and further......
14:17 2019-06-20

Algeria parliament president Bouchareb resigns: Ennahar TV Algerian parliament president Moad Bouchareb quit on Tuesday, Ennahar TV and a parliamentary source said, after prolonged demands for his removal by protesters who saw him as a pillar of the ruling el...
13:51 2019-07-02

Latvian parliament elects former judge Levits president Latvia's parliament elected former European Court of Justice judge Egils Levits as the Baltic country's next president on Wednesday, a largely ceremonial role that also brings with it limited politica...
13:01 2019-05-29

Albania: Parliament starts procedure to oust the president Albania’s parliament has started the procedure to oust President Ilir Meta for violating the constitution with his attempt to cancel upcoming municipal elections...
13:34 2019-06-17

President's Joint Address To Parliament After Elections: Top 10 Quotes In his first address to the parliament after the national elections, President Ram Nath Kovind today congratulated the Election Commission "for successful completion of the world's largest election"....
11:34 2019-06-20

Triple Talaq Must Go For Equal Rights To Women: President To Parliament President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said eradication of social evils like ''Triple Talaq'' and ''Nikah-Halala'' is imperative for ensuring equal rights for women in the country....
14:17 2019-06-20

"Centre Making Efforts To Ensure Peace In J&K": President To Parliament President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the central government is making all efforts to ensure a safe and peaceful environment for the people of Jammu and Kashmir....
14:17 2019-06-20

South Africa swears in new parliament, excludes deputy president South Africa began swearing in its newly elected parliament on Wednesday, excluding President Cyril Ramaphosa's influential deputy David Mabuza, who put off taking up his seat to address accusations h...
17:51 2019-05-22

PM Modi Meets South Korea President, Discusses Ways To Enhance Trade Ties Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met South Korean President Moon Jae-in and discussed ways to enhance trade, economic and people-to-people relations....
19:00 2019-06-28

European Parliament elects Italy's David-Maria Sassoli as new president David-Maria Sassoli, a center-left Italian lawmaker, was elected as the new president of the European Parliament. The vote came amid tensions over other nominations to the EU's top jobs, which are sti...
15:51 2019-07-03

Full Text Of President Kovind's Speech At Joint Session Of Parliament President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday addressed the joint session of parliament. He said the people of India have given a "clear mandate to the government to continue the developmental journey that......
11:34 2019-06-20

A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending CAIRO (AP) — A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending. The post A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed...
07:00 2019-06-18

Parliament Session Updates: Amit Shah Moves Bill On J&K President's Rule Home Minister Amit Shah Friday moved a statutory resolution in the Lok Sabha to extend President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir for a period of six months....
12:34 2019-06-28

Former Italian journalist David-Maria Sassoli elected European Parliament president The European Parliament overwhelmingly elected Italian David-Maria Sassoli Wednesday as its new president, with 345 votes in the second round of balloting....
16:17 2019-07-03

AOC's chief of staff slams Pelosi on Twitter over op-ed controversy: 'Pelosi is just mad that she got outmaneuvered (again)' Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Images Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Chief of Staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a series of tweets on Saturday and Sunday after a New York T...
12:51 2019-07-08

CBOE Holdings Names Edward T. Tilly to Succeed Edward J. Joyce as President and COO CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that CBOE Executive Vice Chairman Edward T. Tilly will succeed Edward J. Joyce as President and COO of CBOE Hol...
09:51 2019-05-23

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties. The post North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President...
14:51 2019-06-30

Chief During Turmoil at Children’s Hospital May Be Next UNC President Dr. William Roper led the UNC Health Care system, which is being investigated over concerns about its pediatric heart surgery program during his tenure....
20:17 2019-07-05

Elizabeth Warren, a Lawyer, Got Paid?? to Be a Lawyer?? The Washington Post published a report late Wednesday night in which the venerable newspaper walked readers through a list of past cases that Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a lawyer, worked on while she was s...
19:00 2019-05-23

Jharkhand Congress Chief Becomes 4th State Party President To Resign Taking responsibility of the party's debacle in the recently held Lok Sabha elections, Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Ajoy Kumar Monday resigned from his post....
07:17 2019-05-28

Balasaheb Thorat Named Maharashtra Congress Chief By Party "President" Congress leader Balasaheb Thorat was appointed as the president of the party's Maharashtra unit today, replacing Ashok Chavan in the wake of the party's drubbing in the recent Lok Sabha elections. The...
22:51 2019-07-13

Sri Lanka President Slams Intelligence Chief Over Easter Attack Testimony Sri Lanka's president publicly rebuked his intelligence chief on Thursday after he told a parliamentary panel that the Easter suicide bombings in which 258 people died could have been avoided....
21:17 2019-05-30

Sri Lanka President Sacks Intelligence Chief Over Easter Attacks Probe Sri Lanka's president has sacked the national intelligence chief and will not cooperate with a parliamentary investigation into security lapses before the Easter suicide bombings, officials said......
20:00 2019-06-08

Ethiopian Army Chief, Regional President Killed In "Hit Squad" Attack Ethiopia's army chief and the president of a key region have been shot dead in a wave of violence highlighting the political instability in the country as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tries to push......
15:51 2019-06-23

Mexico's President names deputy finance minister Herrera as new finance minister Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador named on Tuesday deputy finance minister Arturo Herrera as the country's new finance minister, replacing Carlos Urzua, who stepped down earlier in the da...
19:34 2019-07-09

CMC tycoon Cruddas hands £50,000 to Johnson bid Boris Johnson has been handed £50,000 by Peter Cruddas, one of the City's leading figures, as he seeks to blow rivals away financially and rebuild his standing among employers in the race for the...
15:17 2019-06-07

Sotheby's snapped up by French tycoon Drahi for $3.7 billion Franco-Israeli cable magnate Patrick Drahi made a surprise move into the art world by snapping up Sotheby's in a deal worth $3.7 billion, marking the art auction house's return to private ownership af...
23:17 2019-06-17

Japanese entertainment tycoon Johnny Kitagawa dies at 87 Johnny Kitagawa, who produced famous boybands such as Arashi and SMAP, has died of subarachnoid cerebral hemorrhage after serving as kingpin of Japan’s entertainment industry for more than half a cent...
09:00 2019-07-10

Antivirus Tycoon John McAfee Plans Presidential Run ... From Cuba After making a fortune with his early antivirus software, then being caught up in murder and drugs cases in Belize, US millionaire John McAfee has now added a new chapter to his tumultuous life story:...
22:17 2019-07-06

Thai tycoon gets additional year in prison in poaching case A Thai construction tycoon has been sentenced to an additional one year in prison for bribing a park ranger in relation to a high-profile case of poaching endangered animals in a wildlife sanctuary la...
15:17 2019-06-11

Israeli tycoon 'hired intelligence firm to influence tax policy' Idan Ofer allegedly hired Black Cube in 2014 but firm denies meeting and is suing TV showAn Israeli investigative TV show has claimed that one of the country’s richest men hired the Israeli intelligen...
12:34 2019-06-07

Buyout tycoon Hands in care home sale talks Guy Hands, one of Britain's most prominent financiers, is in talks to sell a disputed portfolio of two dozen care homes to a specialist real estate investor for more than £200m....
15:17 2019-06-14

British Retail Tycoon Charged With Spanking Fitness Teacher In US The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanour assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her......
07:17 2019-06-01

Taiwan’s iPhone Tycoon Walks a Fraught U.S.-China Line in Presidential Run Terry Gou, who on Friday stepped back from his electronics empire, must strike a balance between the Washington and Beijing as the trade war simmers....
10:17 2019-06-21

Retail tycoon Philip Green charged in U.S. with spanking pilates teacher The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanor assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her inapprop...
00:51 2019-06-01

How Indian-Born Tycoon's Luxe Vacation Home Got Tangled In Canadian Probe It appeared to be the coup de grace of a Canadian dirty money probe into real estate: a sprawling island manor off the coast of Vancouver that the government said was linked directly to an alleged......
07:34 2019-06-11

UPDATE 2-El Salvador rejects Mexican tycoon Slim's bid for local Telefonica unit El Salvador's competition authority on Tuesday said it had rejected a bid by Mexican telecoms company America Movil to acquire the local unit of Spanish rival Telefonica, arguing the planned takeover ...
21:51 2019-05-21

Exclusive: Greensill issued false statement on bonds sold by metals tycoon Gupta Financing group Greensill Capital, which is backed by Japan’s SoftBank Group and General Atlantic of the U.S., last year provided a false statement to market participants relating to bonds it had issu...
15:17 2019-07-07

Dubai court restores yacht to Russia tycoon, move disputed in divorce contest A $436 million superyacht belonging to a Russian billionaire at the center of one of the world's costliest divorce battles has been released by a Dubai court after being impounded last year, but legal...
17:00 2019-05-21

Retail tycoon Philip Green charged with assault after pilates teacher alleges inappropriate touching The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanor assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her inapprop...
23:17 2019-05-31

In 911 call alleged victim of Sir Philip Green calls retail tycoon: ‘The British Harvey Weinstein’ TUCSON —  In a 911 call made to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department earlier this year, a woman claimed to be a victim of sexual harassment by British billionaire, Sir Philip Green. In the...
11:17 2019-07-04

President Trump Responds to President Carter’s Attacks on His Legitimacy: ‘He Was a Terrible President’ WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it nothing more than a “Democrat talking point,R...
16:51 2019-06-29

Price guidance for Ukraine eurobond at 6.875%-7% - IFR Price guidance for Ukraine's seven-year euro-denominated eurobond is at 6.875 to - 7 percent and demand exceeded 4 billion euros, according to IFR, Refinitiv's capital markets news service....
15:01 2019-06-13

Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelenskiy: 'We are all Ukrainians, we are all the same people' Ahead of the EU-Ukraine summit on July 8, the Ukrainian president tells DW that he is prepared to do everything he can to achieve peace in eastern Ukraine....
22:51 2019-07-05

Chernobyl to become official tourist attraction, Ukraine says Chernobyl, the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster which resulted in thousands of deaths, is to become an official tourist attraction, Ukraine's president has announced....
16:17 2019-07-11

4 Killed As Military Helicopter Crashes In Ukraine A Ukrainian Soviet-designed military helicopter Mi-8 crashed late on Wednesday in western Ukraine, killing all four crew members, Ukrainian land forces said on Thursday....
10:34 2019-05-30

Ukraine says it has agreed exchange of prisoners with Russia A senior Ukrainian official said on Tuesday his country and Russia had agreed to exchange prisoners from the conflict in eastern Ukraine over the next month....
17:51 2019-07-16

U.S. to send additional $250M in military aid to Ukraine Ukraine is to receive $250 million in military aid, some of it for lethal weapons, the U.S. Defense Department announced, bringing total U.S. security assistance to the country to $1.5 billion since 2...
20:00 2019-06-19

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as it continues to counter Russian-backed forces in i...
00:17 2019-06-20

Is Ukraine headed for a snap parliamentary election? Freshly sworn-in President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is seeking to capitalize on his popularity and cement his grip on power. But will his call for snap elections get him the support he needs in parliament?...
14:51 2019-05-21

Four suspects charged with shooting down passenger jet in Ukraine Four people – three Russians and one Ukrainian – will face murder charges in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine in which 298 people were killed in 2014, officials said Wednesd...
14:51 2019-06-19

Ukraine holds its biggest ever Gay Pride parade Huge crowds, including Western diplomats, have marched through central Kyiv for the city's annual Gay Pride parade. Authorities deployed a heavy police contingent and National Guard members to protect...
08:34 2019-06-24

New Ukraine Leader Calls Snap Election Ukraine’s new president called snap parliamentary elections as he sought greater authority to tackle a weak economy and a military conflict with Russia-backed separatists....
22:34 2019-05-21

Investigators Charge Four Suspects in MH17 Downing Over Ukraine International investigators have brought murder charges against four suspects including a Russian former security-service colonel in the downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine in 2014 that sparked ...
16:00 2019-06-19

Thousands march in Ukraine’s largest ever Pride parade Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats joined thousands marching in a gay pride parade in Kiev on Sunday, the biggest and most peaceful ever in the former Soviet country....
14:51 2019-06-23

Pope to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the fallout fro...
11:17 2019-06-06

4 suspects named in 2014 shootdown of MH17 over Ukraine Investigators on Wednesday named four suspects they say are responsible for the shootdown of a Malaysian Airlines flight five years ago over Ukraine....
17:17 2019-06-19

Ukraine investigates grenade attack on Kiev TV station Ukrainian authorities said on Saturday they were investigating an attack on a Kiev television station owned by an opposition election candidate, which caused damage but injured no one....
18:17 2019-07-13

Ukraine to rate Volodymyr Zelenskiy's Servant of the People The president's Servant of the People party looks set to come out on top in upcoming parliamentary elections. That could shake up Ukraine's political establishment, leading to an odd coalition and unf...
08:34 2019-06-24

Ukraine soccer league expands after conflict disruption Ukraine's soccer league is expanding back to 16 teams after years of turmoil sparked by the annexation of Crimea and the conflict in the country's east       ...
15:17 2019-07-11

Ukraine Soldier Gets 24 Years In Prison For Journalist Deaths An Italian court on Friday sentenced a Ukrainian former national guard commander to 24 years in prison for the murder of a photographer and his translator in the early days of the conflict in eastern....
19:51 2019-07-12

Putin to meet pope in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with Pope Francis on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders meet at the Vatican to discuss the crisis in their country, and amid speculation...
01:17 2019-07-04

The big picture: national pride flourishes amid war in Ukraine Mark Neville captures a moment full of symbolism on the fringes of the conflict in DonbassOver the past three years, London-based photographer Mark Neville has been travelling around Ukraine to work o...
16:34 2019-05-21

Fighting in Ukraine threatens water supply for 3.2 million A recent escalation of fighting in Eastern Ukraine is threatening access to safe water and sanitation for more than 3 million people, including 500,000 children, UNICEF warned on Wednesday, calling fo...
10:51 2019-07-04

Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintaining sanctions against Russia....
01:17 2019-06-19

Ukraine Wants Chernobyl To Be Tourist Site. Experts Don't Agree The tourists first started flocking to Chernobyl nearly 10 years ago, when fans of the video game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. wanted to see firsthand the nuclear wasteland they'd visited in virtual reality....
08:51 2019-07-13

Ukraine's Zelenskiy proposes peace talks with Putin Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who has said resolving ongoing disputes with Russia would be his top priority, has called for internationally mediated talks. Moscow says it will consider the ...
01:51 2019-07-09

Ukraine says driver of missile that shot down plane has been held for two years Ukraine said on Wednesday that it has been holding the driver of the trailer carrying the missile that shot down a Malaysian airliner in 2014, saying he had captured two years ago and was now serving ...
16:51 2019-07-17

Russia backs fresh talks on eastern Ukraine conflict Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has talked about the prospect of peace in eastern Ukraine with Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader said he was open to restarting negotiations under an internati...
22:51 2019-07-11

Germany's Maas hopes for peace in eastern Ukraine under new leader The top diplomats from Germany and France are set to visit Ukraine to stress their countries' support for peace there. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Ukrainians had set great hopes in their n...
17:51 2019-05-30

Ukraine Plans Euro-Denominated Bond Issue This Week Ukraine is preparing to issue its first international bond under the administration of President Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian who was elected in April amid widespread discontent about corrupt...
20:34 2019-06-10

Russia halts transit of Kazakh LPG and coal to Ukraine - document Kazakhstan's state railway company has suspended liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and coal shipments to Ukraine after transit nation Russia banned such shipments from its territory, according to a docume...
17:34 2019-05-27

Ukraine: Zelenskiy's Servant of the People party vows 'radical changes' Ahead of Ukraine's parliamentary election, the party of newly elected President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has pledged to fight corruption and increase defense spending. Zelenskiy's new party is well ahead i...
02:00 2019-06-10

Ukraine Role Focuses New Attention on Giuliani’s Foreign Work A Ukrainian-Russian developer says he hired the former New York mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani to lobby. Mr. Giuliani says he never lobbied the U.S. government....
02:34 2019-07-01

Giuliani meets with former diplomat as he continues to press Ukraine inquiries President Trump’s personal lawyer has been seeking to sow doubts about the origins of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election....
04:51 2019-05-25

The Latest: Ukraine leader calls snap parliamentary election The Latest on Ukraine's politics (all times local): 6 p.m. Ukraine's new president has signed a decree dissolving the parliament and calling a snap election in two months....
17:51 2019-05-21

Ukraine police officers arrested for murder in killing of five-year-old boy Two Ukrainian police officers were arrested on suspicion of murder on Tuesday, accused of fatally shooting a five-year-old boy while drunkenly firing weapons at cans and bottles in the courtyard of an...
15:51 2019-06-04

Investors Dodge Global Worries in Currencies of Egypt, Ukraine Investors are snapping up exotic currencies like the Egyptian pound and Ukrainian hryvnia as they seek assets with little correlation to global markets amid rising worries over growth and trade....
22:17 2019-06-20

Russia rebuffs Ukraine's case over rebel support at U.N. court Russia told a hearing at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday that the court lacks jurisdiction in a case filed by Ukraine against Moscow over its alleged support of pro-Russian separati...
17:51 2019-06-03

Ex-Georgian leader Saakashvili stages triumphant return to Ukraine Former Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili returned to Ukraine on Wednesday, greeted by cheering supporters and music at Kiev airport, after new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy restored his Ukrainian ci...
20:17 2019-05-29

Ukraine plans to make Chernobyl an official tourist attraction For your next vacation, why not go nuclear. The area surrounding Chernobyl — the location of the most devastating nuclear accident in history — will be turned into an official tourist site, a report s...
02:51 2019-07-11

Kyrgyzstan-born German sentenced for joining militants in Ukraine A German national has gotten a mild sentence after admitting to taking part in the east Ukraine conflict. He stayed with the pro-Russian rebels for two years, but exactly what he did in the conflict z...
20:51 2019-07-10

| Trudeau promises support for Ukraine in wake of Russian 'aggression' Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau promised to support Ukraine in the wake of Russian "aggression", after a meeting with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky in Toronto....
00:51 2019-07-04

Ukraine says transport organizer of missile that shot down MH-17 plane in jail Ukraine said on Wednesday a rebel who organized the trailer carrying the missile that shot down a Malaysian airliner in 2014 had been captured two years ago and was now serving a sentence in Ukraine....
19:17 2019-07-17

UN court: Russia must free detained Ukraine ships, sailors BERLIN (AP) — A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailors. The Hamburg-based International ...
15:00 2019-05-25

Pope Francis and Putin meet at Vatican, discuss Syria, Ukraine A day before he is scheduled to meet with Ukranian Catholic leaders, Pope Frances welcomed Russian  President Vladimir Putin Thursday, speaking with him for just under an hour about a variety of issue...
00:51 2019-07-05

With Memories Of MH17 Downing Over Ukraine, Airlines Avoid Persian Gulf Several international airlines said Friday that they had begun diverting flights to avoid some of the airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman, where Iran shot down a U.S. drone a day.....
06:34 2019-06-22

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current situation in the country....
21:17 2019-07-16

Ukraine election proves Canada’s support works — and must continue: ambassador "It's something which most Canadians take for granted but it's not something we take for granted in our part of the world," the Ukrainian ambassador said of free elections....
01:17 2019-07-01

Putin, Merkel and Macron discuss Ukraine in phone call: Kremlin President Vladimir Putin discussed the conflict in eastern Ukraine with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron in a phone call on Tuesday, the Kremlin said....
23:17 2019-05-21

Putin and pope hold 'substantive' talks in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Pope Francis for "very substantive" talks on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at the Vatican....
19:34 2019-07-04

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and that a replacement is on the way. President Donald Tr...
01:34 2019-06-13

These are the Ten Best Car Names Nobody is Using Yet Normally, when I come up with car names, my goal is to try and find the worst possible names, like the Mushler Groincat, but this time, for some inexplicable reason, I decided I want to really try. I’...
01:34 2019-06-24

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan. Trump told reporters at the White Hou...
09:17 2019-06-11

Names you need to know from Day 2 of the MLB draft Sons of major leaguers, potential hidden gems and ... a Navy flight officer? These players weren't first-round picks, but they're still worth tracking....
00:34 2019-06-05

Civilians ‘continue to pay highest price’ in Ukraine conflict, with peace prospects losing ‘momentum’ “Civilians continue to pay the highest price” arising from Ukraine’s on-going conflict with separatist rebels in the east, the UN Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesd...
17:51 2019-05-21

Joint UN, OSCE engagement can address crisis in Ukraine, other ‘dark spots of conflict’ in Europe What is happening in and around Ukraine is “unacceptable, the Chairperson-in-Office for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) told the United Nations Security Council on Thurs...
17:51 2019-05-21

Most Of These Team Names Would've Been Way Better Than "Raptors" The second-most ’90s thing in professional sports is the Hornets still using teal as a primary color. (And, considering it’s the second edition of that franchise, it can be viewed in a more forgiving ...
13:00 2019-05-29

Wimbledon 2019: The 50 names you need to know -- and why From who's hot and not to potential upset picks to grass-court power rankings, these are the players most likely to shape what happens over the next two weeks....
00:17 2019-07-01

Forbes names Jay-Z the first hip-hop billionaire Forbes announced Monday that Jay-Z has become the first hip-hop artist to rack up a billion-dollar fortune, thanks to lucrative investments in real estate, art, liquor and businesses like Uber.  ...
09:00 2019-06-04

CBOE Names Five New Officers CHICAGO, IL -- March 3, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has added five new officers to its management team: Stephanie Klein, Chief Marketing ...
12:34 2019-05-22

Children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine ‘too terrified to learn’ amid spike in attacks on schools Schoolchildren are bearing long-lasting mental and physical scars of eastern Ukraine’s conflict, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday, as the agency warned of an “alarming” incre...
17:51 2019-05-21

Dutch probe to charge 4 suspects with murder in 2014 shootdown of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine After a five-year probe, Dutch-led investigators charged four suspects with murder in the shootdown of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014.        ...
23:34 2019-06-19

We're The Staff of Jalopnik, Let's Chat We made it past Memorial Day, and that means one thing: from now until Labor Day (maybe a bit after that, honestly) summer Fridays are in full effect. That means you aren’t really doing any work on af...
00:17 2019-06-01

What the Hell Is Going on With Ron DeSantis' Staff? Politico reports that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has had up to seven aides quit in the last day. Some of these aides have been on DeSantis’ staff since his 2018 campaign. This is very strange!...
05:01 2019-06-07

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker government following the fall of the right-wing coalit...
21:00 2019-05-30

Ramaphosa names cabinet for his 'clean-up' South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has picked a new Cabinet that is largely devoid of the taint of corruption and incompetence — and warned that ministers will be "closely monitored."...
20:34 2019-05-30

Bed Bath & Beyond Names Four Independent Directors Bed Bath & Beyond named four new independent directors to its board and reached a settlement with the three activist investors who had been pressuring the company to make leadership changes....
14:51 2019-05-29

New Team Modi Leaves Out These Big Names As Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet were sworn in today by President Ram Nath Kovind, several high-profile ministers from the previous government were left out of the line-up....
21:00 2019-05-30

‘The new Ford Puma is here, but surely there were better names available’ Opinion 26 Jun, 2019 Editor-in-chief Steve Fowler bemoans Ford's lack of imagination in dusting off the Puma name for its new small SUV...
19:34 2019-06-27

UAW headquarters staff relocated after fire It is unclear when employees will return to UAW headquarters after a fire broke out Saturday on the third floor of Solidarity House. Patrick McNulty, chief of fire investigation for the Detroit Fire D...
23:34 2019-07-16

More than 40 Swiss military staff hit with vomiting bug Four critical after members of academy in central Switzerland suddenly suffer acute gastrointestinal problems More than 40 military staff and recruits at an academy in central Switzerland were sent to...
05:17 2019-07-05

U.N. says to move some staff out of Sudan temporarily the United Nations said on Wednesday it is temporarily removing some civilian staff from Sudan because of the security situation in the country, where security forces on Monday carried out a deadly ra...
01:34 2019-06-06

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses....
04:00 2019-06-08

Durex Owner Names Pepsi Executive as CEO Reckitt Benckiser has tapped one of Pepsi’s most senior people to be its new chief executive, as the owner of Durex condoms and Dettol cleaning products looks to revive growth after a challenging few ...
12:00 2019-06-12

Bed Bath & Beyond names new directors to placate activists Bed Bath & Beyond said on Wednesday a group of activist investors, which had pushed for sweeping changes at the home-goods retailer, has withdrawn its slate of 10 board nominees after reaching an agre...
01:17 2019-05-30

Smithsonian names first African American secretary The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the new leader of all Smithsonian museums. Lonnie Bunch was named the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian, the fir...
00:51 2019-05-29

Kia Names Its New Millennial-Focused Compact SUV 'Seltos' The name of Kia’s new compact SUV—which will be unveiled in full later this month—is Seltos, named, according to Kia, after Celtos, son of Hercules. Celtos?...
03:51 2019-06-05

How hurricane names are 'retired' from use for future storms To retire a storm name – and have it removed from the list – the hurricane must be “so deadly or costly that the future use of its name on a different storm would be inappropriate for obvious reasons ...
19:00 2019-07-12

How to avoid an SEO nightmare when changing domain names The words ‘domain migration’ have the potential to strike dread into the hearts of even the most experienced webmasters, but with careful planning and execution, the process needn't...
17:51 2019-07-10

Germany's troubled SPD names new justice minister Germany's troubled Social Democrats (SPD) have nominated a new justice minister to take over from Katarina Barley who has left to become a lawmaker in the European Parliament, sources in the center-le...
14:17 2019-06-19

Most popular baby names of 2019 (so far) are surprisingly different In the first quarter of this year, the most popular baby name are surprising. At least, according to Nameberry. Posie? Milo?        ...
21:17 2019-05-21

WarnerMedia names Ann Sarnoff as CEO of Warner Bros WarnerMedia on Monday said it appointed Ann Sarnoff as the chief executive officer of Warner Bros, the first woman to run one of Hollywood's most powerful studios in its 96-year history....
21:34 2019-06-27

McIlhenny Co. names descendant of Tabasco founder as CEO LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana-based McIlhenny Co., which produces Tabasco sauce, has named the great-great-grandson of Tabasco creator Edmund McIlhenny as its new president and chief executive o...
18:51 2019-06-10

USA Basketball announces 20 names for World Cup camp COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Basketball has announced the 20 names for the national team training camp to be held this summer in advance of the FIBA World Cup in China. Most of the 35 players se...
18:51 2019-06-10

The 2020 MLB draft class is stacked! Here are the names to know Whether it's jaw-dropping power or hard-throwing aces you want, next year's crop of talent has us excited. These are some of the future stars who could go No. 1 overall....
20:17 2019-06-10

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Australian. Morrison named Ken Wyatt as the indigenous aff...
10:00 2019-05-26

Kentucky Association of Counties names new director FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Association of Counties has a new leader at the helm. The group’s board of directors appointed Jim Henderson as executive director and CEO. The association say...
11:51 2019-06-04

BMW names 17-year veteran to top N.A. marketing post Uwe Dreher, who led the launch of the automaker's i electrified vehicle subbrand, will replace Trudy Hardy on July 1. Hardy will become vice president of BMW Motorrad of the Americas....
21:34 2019-05-29

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Guterres in Kenya, Prisoners sick in Iran, #GlobalGoals, Myanmar, Ukraine updates, and new space partnership This Wednesday’s UN top stories are: latest global terror warnings; political prisoners denied health access in Iran; high-level discussions on Sustainable Development Goals; continued abuse of Rohing...
03:00 2019-07-11

Security Council: UN calls for ‘spirit and letter’ of Ukraine agreements to be upheld, as Russia issues simplified citizenship decree The UN’s political affairs chief has urged all parties to the peace plan protocol for eastern Ukraine known as the Minsk Agreements, to avoid “any unilateral steps” that could undermine efforts to dem...
17:51 2019-05-21

| AYO says staff that testify at PIC inquiry won't face repercussions AYO Technology Solutions says it is "utterly dismayed" by the implication that its employee Naahied Gamieldien may face internal company repercussions for testifying at the commission of inquiry into ...
19:34 2019-05-21

AT&T Cuts Ad Sales Staff at WarnerMedia Unit AT&T’s WarnerMedia began making significant job cuts in its ad sales division, as it continues to reshape the businesses it bought in as part of the Time Warner Inc. deal last year....
04:17 2019-07-11

Sexual harassment 'a necessary evil', MPs' staff tell inquiry MPs' staff face an "unacceptable risk" of bullying and harassment, which is viewed as a "necessary evil" by some workers in parliament, an independent report has found....
13:51 2019-07-11

Man Utd backroom staff member hospitalised in Australia "A member of Manchester United\u0027s backroom staff has been rushed to hospital during the club\u0027s pre-season tour of Australia, with reports claiming he had taken an overdose."...
15:34 2019-07-12

Amnesty International to make almost 100 staff redundant ‘Overspending by organisation’s senior leadership team’ blamed for £17m budget deficitAmnesty International is to cut almost 100 jobs as part of urgent restructuring to tackle a “serious budget defici...
16:51 2019-06-06

Blind date: ‘She was escorted in by the staff as if she was famous’ Georgie, 21, a dancer, meets Matt, 27, a police officerWhat were you hoping for?I had checked out the restaurant beforehand and was hoping for an amazing meal… with a side of banter from Matt thrown i...
22:51 2019-06-08

Martelli, Eisley part of new staff at Michigan ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Former Saint Joseph’s coach Phil Martelli is joining Juwan Howard’s new coaching staff at Michigan. Michigan announced Friday that Martelli, Howard Eisley and Saddi...
21:34 2019-06-07

IBM CIO Focuses on User Experience to Keep Staff Happy Fletcher Previn, IBM’s chief information officer, is prioritizing design thinking and the user experience in the development of internal applications and systems, in an effort to attract and retain em...
11:17 2019-06-20

Todd McShay isn’t joining the Jets staff, after all Joe Douglas’ Jets staff won’t have Todd McShay on it. The ESPN NFL draft analyst decided to remain with the network, compatriot Chris Mortenson tweeted on Thursday, taking himself out of t...
05:51 2019-06-14

The Engadget Staff on ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ Netflix has lots of old TV shows in its library, but few of them have received as much attention and promotion as this one. A 24-year-old Japanese cartoon about giant robots fighting monsters hardly s...
18:17 2019-06-14

The Engadget staff on that 'Game of Thrones' finale For this month's video IRL, we couldn't miss talking about the conclusion of one of the biggest TV series ever, HBO's Game of Thrones. After years of speculation about how the epic stor...
16:34 2019-05-21

Joe Biden's Campaign Staff Is at the End of Their Damn Rope It’s not often that you should feel bad for people who willingly sign up to help Joe “Son” Biden reach the White House, but today might just be one of those days....
16:00 2019-06-20

On International Day, UN stands in solidarity with some 20 detained staff Marking International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to UN personnel abducted, detained or missing while serving....
21:17 2019-05-21

'It has transformed my life': the restaurant where all staff have a disability Universo Santi in the southern Spanish city of Jerez is dedicated to helping people with disabilities join the mainstream workforceThe first thing that strikes you is the calm, the light, the modern a...
13:34 2019-06-10

Valedictorian says her mic was cut when she spoke the names of black victims of police The cut-off was cited as a "technical difficulty," alleges Rooha Haghar. Her principal is visible in the video making a gesture.        ...
01:00 2019-06-07

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Announces Reorganization and Names New Officers CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today an organizational realignment, including the consolidation of two major divisions, the creation of new areas of...
09:51 2019-05-23

When the Names on Campus Buildings Evoke a Racist Past As students demand the renaming of buildings whose names pay tribute to controversial historical figures, universities are at a loss for easy solutions....
12:01 2019-05-23

Yosemite National Park's iconic names restored Original names of many iconic structures in Yosemite National Park will be restored because of a legal settlement over trademarks, the National Park Service said....
22:17 2019-07-15

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

Pelosi names members of key trade working group House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal will lead the House Democrats' Trade Working Group, a task force charged with negotiating with the Trump administration to overhaul elements of the U.S.-Mexi...
00:00 2019-06-14

Fake Magic: The Gathering Card Names Are Fantastic Jason Rohrer (Passage, Sleep Is Death) thought it’d be fun to train an AI to create fake Magic: The Gathering card names. It was a good hunch....
03:34 2019-06-20

Amsterdam’s Stedelijk modern art museum names new director The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam says it has appointed Rein Wolfs as its new director, replacing Jan Willem Sieburgh, who filled the prestigious role on an interim basis after the previous director quit...
15:51 2019-06-07

Roche names new head of $13 billion diagnostics unit Swiss drugmaker Roche on Tuesday named a new head of its $13-billion-per-year diagnostics business and also said board member Peter Voser is stepping down to focus on his expanded duties as interim he...
15:34 2019-06-11

UNESCO names 29 new World Heritage sites for 2019 From the ruins of ancient Babylon in Iraq to the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright to the Prosecco region of northeast Italy, UNESCO's World Heritage Committee added 29 new cultural and natural sites...
08:51 2019-07-10

Pope names women to key Vatican department for first time Pope Francis appointed women on Friday to a key Vatican department for the first time since it was founded more than 50 years ago, a move welcomed by Catholic women's groups as a significant advance....
18:34 2019-05-24

IHOP is changing names again over burgers, but not to IHOb this time IHOP is highlighting its burgers again by launching three new ones – and calling them "pancakes." It's a reference to last year's IHOb stunt.        ...
20:17 2019-06-03

These Rage 2 Characters Have Amazing Names But No Backstories, So I Made Some Up I’ve met some real characters during my time playing Rage 2. And by characters, I mean glorified quest dispensers. There’s old guy, cool lady, and of course—who could forget?—third main story person. ...
02:51 2019-05-25

Congressional panel names witnesses for Boeing Max hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — A famous airline pilot and a former safety regulator are among witnesses scheduled for a congressional hearing on the grounded Boeing 737 Max. The House aviation subcommittee said Mo...
03:34 2019-06-11

Giants’ underdog Grant Haley is fighting new names for his job As he was asked about the new defensive backs’ room, a defiant smile and an aura of confidence swept across cornerback Grant Haley’s face, contemplating his newfound positional battle. “There’s a lot ...
06:51 2019-06-10

Time to get back to work as Australian PM names cabinet Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison named his new cabinet on Sunday, with most positions staying the same, saying the government had "a significant agenda" to deliver and it was time to get back ...
11:00 2019-05-26

Sucher leads Travelers Championship as big names struggle Zack Sucher shoots 65 on Friday to move to 11 under par, takes two-stroke lead midway through second round of the Travelers Championship        ...
00:17 2019-06-22

I Made a Quiz to See if You Know the Literal Meaning of Carmaker's Names We use words all the time—hell, I’m even using some right now, as I’m typing this! That’s why it’s sometimes alarming to realize that, hey, I don’t actually always know the full, literal meaning of ev...
16:51 2019-06-28

Uber Names Melbourne as First Non-US City for Flying Car Programme Uber has selected Melbourne, Australia, as the first non-US city for its aerial ridesharing service that is expected to launch in 2023, as it unveiled new partners for the ambitious initiative....
10:51 2019-06-12

Names Released In Perry Co. Officer-Involved Shooting HAZARD, Ky. (LEX 18) – Kentucky state police have identified the trooper and the man killed in an officer involved shooting incident in Perry County. According to officials, on June 11 KSP Troop...
22:17 2019-06-20

Mayor de Blasio finally names new NYCHA boss New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named the head of Minneapolis’ tiny public housing agency, Gregory Russ, as the new top boss of the city’s massive and scandal-rocked Housing Authority, ending a mon...
10:00 2019-06-19

Finland's new proposed coalition government names ministers Finland's proposed new center-left coalition government has named candidates for Cabinet posts including the first-ever foreign minister from the Greens environmentalist party....
20:51 2019-06-05

The most popular baby names of 2018 are finally here and not much has changed The Social Security Administration is one of the best sources for measuring a name's popularity. They announced the top boy and girl names in 2018.        ...
21:17 2019-05-21

ABB names ex-GE exec Maryrose Sylvester to lead U.S. business ABB has appointed industrial and software specialist Maryrose Sylvester as the new head of its U.S. business, the Swiss engineering company said on Wednesday, replacing company veteran Greg Scheu, who...
08:34 2019-06-12

Reckitt names Pepsico executive Laxman Narasimhan CEO British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser on Wednesday named Pepsico executive Laxman Narasimhan to succeed Rakesh Kapoor as chief executive officer. (Reporting by Muvija M in Bengaluru Editing b...
08:34 2019-06-12

W.Va. Catholic diocese releases more accused priests’ names CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s only Roman Catholic diocese has released the names of two more priests who it says have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse in the state. The two...
00:00 2019-05-29

W.Va. Catholic diocese releases more accused priests' names West Virginia's only Roman Catholic diocese has released the names of two more priests who it says have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse in the state....
00:51 2019-05-29

Finland’s new proposed coalition government names ministers HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s proposed new center-left coalition government has named candidates for Cabinet posts including the first-ever foreign minister from the Greens environmentalist party. F...
19:17 2019-06-05

Nomura names four stocks set to benefit from China's 5G push According to Japanese bank Nomura, China's 5G rollout in the country should boost demand for Chinese companies in the network infrastructure and equipment space. It picked out four stocks which w...
07:51 2019-07-05

Ford to launch three new model names by 2024 in Europe What we think Ford's Mustang-inspired electric crossover will look like Ford will indirectly replace its larger car range and ditch MPVs in favour of "utility vehicles”, while 12,000 job losses are ...
02:17 2019-06-28

The Latest: Coroner names 4 reservation shooting victims YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on the killings on the Yakama Indian Reservation in Washington state (all times local): 2 p.m. The Yakima County coroner has released the names of four of the five peop...
01:34 2019-06-12

U.S. Open starts in cool conditions as big names limber up Sam Saunders, grandson of golf great Arnold Palmer, hit the first tee shot from the first hole as the U.S. Open began on a cool morning on the Monterey Peninsula on Thursday....
20:17 2019-06-13

Names released of 3 charged with animal cruelty at dairy Authorities have released the names of three former employees of a large northwestern Indiana dairy farm who were charged with animal cruelty following the release of undercover video showing workers ...
19:51 2019-06-11

N4T Investigators: Lawyer & Disorder TUCSON – The News 4 Tucson Investigators have learned that an Arizona attorney with Tucson connections has been suspended from practicing law. The attorney, Augustine Jimenez III, better known as Augi...
09:17 2019-07-02

'Toxic' treatment of House of Lords staff revealed A shocking dossier on sexual harassment and bullying in the House of Lords has prompted demands from a top QC for a crackdown on peers' behaviour towards staff....
05:34 2019-07-11

Pay raise approved for TUSD teachers, support staff TUCSON — When educators head back to work in Southern Arizona’s largest school district, they’ll be making more money. The Tucson Unified School District has approved a budget that includes sala...
04:51 2019-07-11

Ex-Top Court Staff Tampers With Information To Get Job For Daughter: Cops The desire to see his daughter working at the BSES prompted a former Supreme Court staffer to allegedly post wrong information related to a case involving Reliance Communications Chairman Anil Ambani....
20:00 2019-06-02

Maker Faire halts operations and lays off all staff Financial troubles have forced Maker Media, the company behind crafting publication MAKE: magazine as well as the science and art festival Maker Faire, to lay off its entire staff of 22 and pause all ...
04:34 2019-06-08

De Blasio blames his staff for missing 9/11 memorial event Mayor de Blasio’s staff threw themselves under the bus Friday to protect their boss from the fallout over his blowing off a memorial event for those who died from toxic exposure to Ground Zero after 9...
07:01 2019-06-01

Rights group: Staff threatened following incendiary report CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group has accused Egypt’s state-controlled media of launching a smear campaign against its staff. Human Rights Watch says the campaign started after it released a r...
11:34 2019-05-31

Joy Behar: Staff who kept Hillary Clinton from ‘The View’ should have 'been fired' “The View” co-host Joy Behar thinks Hillary Clinton made a “mistake” by not making more appearances on the daytime gabfest during the 2016 presidential campaign – and that someone “should have been fi...
17:17 2019-05-22

Congressional staff members visiting Fort Knox FORT KNOX, Ky. (AP) — Congressional staff members for lawmakers from across the country are touring the Fort Knox Army post in Kentucky this week. Fort Knox officials say the visits are meant to give ...
11:00 2019-05-29

‘Newsweek’ staff replacements continue at full force There’s more upheaval at Newsweek, as full-timers are being gradually replaced by a slate of well-credentialed journalists — who are being hired on a part-time basis....
10:51 2019-05-29

Sinema’s staff to hold office hours in Tucson TUCSON – The staff of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema will host mobile office hours on Wednesday in Tucson. Office hours will be from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Joel D. Valdez Main Library, located at 101 N. Stone Av...
22:17 2019-05-22

UN Relocates Staff From Sudan Amid Crackdown On Protesters The United Nations is moving some of its staff from Sudan, a spokeswoman said Wednesday, as the number of dead from a crackdown on protesters soared to more than 100....
00:51 2019-06-06

Warren recognizes 2020 campaign staff union Elizabeth Warren acknowledged Thursday that her presidential campaign staff had unionized, meaning that she will not contest the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320 claim, annou...
01:17 2019-06-07

U.S. government staff told to treat Huawei as blacklisted A senior U.S. official told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff this week that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion wit...
09:00 2019-07-03

Ebony and Jet magazines laying off remaining editorial staff Ebony and Jet magazines have been laying off their remaining editorial staff en masse after failing to make payroll last month — the latest in a long line of slights suffered by workers at the hands o...
06:34 2019-06-21

Louvre reopens after staff go on strike amid overcrowding PARIS — The Louvre museum in Paris reopened to the public Wednesday after being shut down for a day when workers complained about overcrowding and walked out Monday. Union representatives met Wednesda...
20:17 2019-05-29

New doc shows Beto admitting he's a 'giant a**hole' to his staff HBO will feature a documentary Tuesday night that features former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, expressing gratitude to his 2018 senatorial campaign staff for dealing with him as he sometimes acted lik...
22:34 2019-05-28

Oil majors evacuate U.S. Gulf platform staff before storm Major U.S. oil producers on Tuesday began evacuating and shutting in production at their deepwater Gulf of Mexico platforms in advance of a tropical disturbance expected to become a storm this week....
03:34 2019-07-10

Redskins surprised by OT Williams’ training staff concerns ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams skipped the opening day of the team’s mandatory minicamp reportedly over contract concerns. The reason for his absence reported...
05:01 2019-06-06

Senior staff: Tokyo's oldest workers – in pictures These bartenders, sushi chefs and sweetshop owners are still working in their 80s and 90s, running family businesses and maintaining traditional crafts as the city changes around them Continue reading...
15:00 2019-06-12

Amazon staff will strike during Prime Day over working conditions While Amazon is busy hyping up this year's Prime Day extravaganza, its workers will be drawing attention to more serious issues than price cuts. Staff at a warehouse in Shakopee, Minnesota will h...
03:00 2019-07-09

Frank Lampard names his first ever Chelsea XI as Blues take on Bohemians in Dublin Frank Lampard has named his first Chelsea XI since taking over at Stamford Bridge as the Blues prepare for their first pre-season friendly against Bohemians....
23:01 2019-07-10

Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global treasurer, according to a memo sent by bank leaders o...
20:51 2019-05-28

Skoda names student-built Kodiaq pick-up concept One-off Mountiaq is part of annual project by students on Czech firm's training programme Skoda will showcase a one-off pick-up concept in June as part of a student training programme, and has reveal...
14:51 2019-05-28

FDA names 16 dog food brands most linked to cases of heart failure The Food and Drug Administration said it has expanded a year-long investigation into links between dog foods and congestive heart failure, and has named more than a dozen brands most often associated ...
20:17 2019-06-28

India’s prime minister names Cabinet after decisive election NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s newly sworn in Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named a Cabinet of ministers, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party...
11:34 2019-05-31

Israel's Netanyahu names new Golan settlement 'Trump Heights' Israel's cabinet has visited the Golan Heights to inaugurate the country's controversial new settlement. In March, Trump recognized the territory that Israel seized from Syria in 1967 as belonging to ...
00:17 2019-06-17

India's prime minister names Cabinet after decisive election India's newly sworn in Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named a Cabinet of ministers, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with deliveri...
10:34 2019-05-31

Apple, Psalm, Poet, Oh My! Revisiting Hollywood's Most Unique Kid Names In need of a standout name for your newborn? Look no further than Hollywood. After all, celebrity parents have been known to give their kids some pretty standout names, as evidenced by......
23:51 2019-05-30

Brazil judge names bankruptcy administrator for Atvos - document A Brazilian judge has named restructuring firm Alvarez & Marsal as judicial administrator of ethanol company Atvos' in-court restructuring, according to a document seen by Reuters....
21:51 2019-05-30

Shiv Sena Names Arvind Sawant For PM Modi's New Cabinet Arvind Sawant has been proposed by the Shiv Sena for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government, the party's Sanjay Raut said today hours before the oath ceremony on Thursday. Arvind Sawant won the...
10:51 2019-05-30

Adani justified in demanding names of CSIRO scientists, deputy PM says Mining company said it wanted ‘peace of mind’ that groundwater review would not be ‘hijacked’ by anti-coal activists The deputy prime minister, Michael McCormack, has defended Adani after revelations ...
02:34 2019-07-16

Swiss drugmaker Novartis names new drug division head Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis named Marie-France Tschudin head of its main drugs business after its previous manager, Paul Hudson, was poised to take the CEO position at French drugmaker Sanofi...
08:17 2019-06-07

Why Private Equity’s Biggest Names Are Getting Into a Small-Loan Backwater In finance, boring and safe often go together. There could hardly be a more boring category name than business development companies (BDCs), or a more boring role than their original business model: t...
15:51 2019-06-11

‘People with no names’: the drowned migrants buried in pauper’s graves As deaths in Rio Grande increase, Piedras Negras has buried unidentifiable bodies removed from water by first respondersMost graves in the large municipal cemetery on the outskirts of the Mexican bord...
08:00 2019-06-29

Grubhub has bought thousands of domain names to compete against its own customers Online food delivery company Grubhub has purchased thousands of domain names that resemble those of businesses that are either already on its platform or are trying to be according to a new report fro...
06:51 2019-06-29

Biden Campaign Names Cedric Richmond as National Co-Chairman The Times spoke to Mr. Richmond, a Louisiana congressman and former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, about his new role with the campaign....
11:17 2019-05-31

Annual ‘Dr. Beach’ list names Oahu’s Kailua best in America KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — In Kailua, the sand is soft and white, the water is clear and calm, and the view is exactly what you would expect from a beach in the Hawaiian Islands. Those are among the reason...
12:17 2019-05-23

French ride-hailing app Kapten names new CEO as co-founders step down French ride-hailing app Kapten, one of many such firms looking to take on the likes of Uber , named Sebastien Oebel as its new chief executive and added that its co-founders would be stepping down fro...
12:00 2019-06-04

FCC names winners of $2.7 billion 24-28GHz millimeter wave auctions Six months after the FCC started the bidding process for U.S. millimeter wave spectrum, the winners of the $2.7 billion auction have finally been revealed.Read More...
15:51 2019-06-04

IHOP is changing names and putting a pancake in the middle of a burger IHOP is highlighting its burgers again by launching three new ones – and calling them "pancakes." It's a reference to last year's IHOb stunt.        ...
23:17 2019-06-03

Israel names new Golan Heights community after Donald Trump Israel announced that it has named a new community in the disputed Golan Heights after President Donald Trump for his recognition of Israeli rule over the area....
15:34 2019-06-17

Autocar names top 100 British female rising stars in the car industry The next generation of female leaders in automotive are recognised today Autocar has revealed the top 100 female rising stars in the car industry, with the list topped by Emma King, an EV pioneer adv...
12:51 2019-06-19

Accused Mar-a-Lago intruder can be her own lawyer A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort will be allowed to act as her own attorney, a judge ruled Tuesday. Yujing Zhang was found to be competen...
13:34 2019-06-12

Putin says Russia will do all it can to improve ties with U.S. Russia's president said on Saturday that Moscow would do all it could to improve relations with the United States that have been strained by years of diplomatic conflicts over Ukraine and accusations ...
20:34 2019-06-29

These Are Our Readers' Four Favorite Hair Ties We asked and you answered. Hair ties are a headache for anyone who has long hair. If you’ve been on the hunt for a hair tie that won’t let you down, see the finalists below. Be sure to vote for your p...
05:17 2019-06-07

Riley HR ties it in 9th, Braves top Bucs in 11 for 6 in row Austin Riley tied the game with a solo homer in the ninth inning and scored the winning run on Ozzie Albies' double off Michael Feliz in the 11th, leading the Atlanta Braves past the Pittsburgh P...
12:17 2019-06-13

Germans split over deepening ties with the EU A major poll shows a majority of voters feel Germany should strengthen EU ties, but a growing bloc wants more autonomy. Many also say fighting climate change must be a priority — but they don't want t...
14:51 2019-05-21

Duterte ‘seriously considering’ cutting ties with Iceland The Philippine president is “seriously considering” cutting diplomatic ties with Iceland, which spearheaded a resolution initiating a UN investigation into the thousands of deaths of suspects under hi...
04:34 2019-07-16

After reportedly laying off 20% of its staff amid dwindling downloads, HQ Trivia is about to try something new HQ Trivia HQ Trivia has reportedly laid off about 20% of its staff, leaving the live game show startup with less than 30 employees. Downloads of the HQ Trivia app were down 92% in June when compared ...
23:17 2019-07-05

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor resigned in hopes of sparing more layoffs,...
23:00 2019-05-21

BuzzFeed staff stages walkout over stalled union contract Angry journalists at Buzzfeed staged a walkout in four cities on Monday to protest what they say is management’s stonewalling of their efforts to hammer out a first-ever union contract. The union for ...
04:17 2019-06-18

BBC pay list: Theresa May says corporation must explain why staff costs are up despite TV licences cut Downing Street has called on the BBC to explain why staffing costs are increasing despite the corporation saying it cannot afford to fund TV licences for the over-75s....
01:00 2019-07-03

Petition Filed to Create First Union for Guggenheim Museum Staff Under the proposal, about 90 art installers and facilities workers at the museum would become members of the International Union of Operating Engineers....
19:34 2019-06-12

Ex-Army staff sergeant to get Medal of Honor for Iraq valor WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump will award the nation’s highest military honor to former Army Staff Sgt. David G. Bellavia for actions in Iraq. Bellavia was leading...
18:51 2019-06-10

Trump appointee says personnel staff likely won’t be furloughed, but doesn’t rule it out The announcement comes a week after The Post reported the White House's threat to furlough — and possibly lay off — 150 employees at the Office of Personnel Management over a dispute with Congress....
05:51 2019-06-29

Democratic presidential hopefuls spend heavily on digital ads, staff The crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls spent heavily on digital advertising, investing early in ads that can bring more name recognition and help raise money, according to disclosures f...
08:34 2019-07-16

Air New Zealand drops ban on staff tattoos amid discrimination concerns Air New Zealand said on Monday it was ending a longstanding ban on staff having visible tattoos after facing criticism that the policy discriminated against Māori employees....
06:51 2019-06-10

Shitcoin factory Cryptopia owes over $3M to creditors, staff, and hodlers Liquidators of now defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia have revealed that it owes investors, creditors, and staff a total of over $3 million. Grant Thornton New Zealand published its first liqui...
23:00 2019-05-31

BP evacuates staff, shuts in production at four U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms BP Plc on Tuesday began to evacuate and shut in production at four offshore U.S. Gulf of Mexico production platforms as a developing weather disturbance moves across the Gulf of Mexico, a company spok...
03:34 2019-07-10

Estonia questioned 3 Aripank staff in new money laundering probe Estonian police said they held three employees of local bank Tallinna Aripank for questioning this week for 48 hours as part of an investigation into suspected money laundering and bribery....
16:00 2019-06-15

Jaguar's Castle Bromwich staff face move to four-day week Imminent departure of current XJ prompts JLR to reconsider shift patterns at one of its main production facilities Jaguar Land Rover’s Castle Bromwich plant could be moved to a four-day working week,...
20:34 2019-06-12

Panel: Governor’s staff botched sex assault claim response TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey legislative panel investigating Gov. Phil Murphy’s handling of a sexual assault claim made by one state worker against another found the administration mishandl...
19:17 2019-06-05

Kim Jong Un executes staff from failed Hanoi summit as US spies North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has been purging the officials that took part in the Hanoi summit in January. The summit abruptly finished early with no agreement between North Korea and the United ...
12:51 2019-05-31

CVC Awaits Sanction To Prosecute 123 Corrupt Govt Staff; 45 From Banks The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is awaiting sanction from different organisations to prosecute 123 government employees, including IAS officers and those working in central probe agencies like....
14:00 2019-06-10

U.S. government staff told treat Huawei as blacklisted: email A senior U.S. official this week told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion wit...
04:51 2019-07-03

UK Parliamentary Staff Face Unwanted Sexual Advances: Report People working for lawmakers in Britain's lower house of parliament face an unacceptable risk of sexual harassment and bullying, which has been hidden because staff fear reprisals, according to a......
15:51 2019-07-11

BJP Lawmaker's Guards Thrash UP Toll Plaza Staff. "Self Defence," He Says The security personnel of a BJP lawmaker thrashed toll plaza employees in Agra on Saturday. One of the security personnel also fired in the air from his gun during the argument with the toll staff....
14:17 2019-07-06

Factbox: Deutsche Bank staff react to 18,000 global job cuts Whole teams at Deutsche Bank were told on Monday their jobs had been axed as it began 18,000 job cuts globally in one of the biggest overhauls to an investment bank since the aftermath of the financia...
16:51 2019-07-08

Jet Asks Staff To Extract Data From Servers Before System Blackout The airline has written to its engineering staff that effective June 1, 2019 both Jet Airways and JetLite AMOS Production Environment will not be available for use...
05:34 2019-05-30

Deutsche Bank to layoff 126 New York staff as part of restructuring Deutsche Bank AG plans to lay off 126 employees in New York in the coming months, according to a filing the bank made with New York state that was made public on Thursday....
02:51 2019-07-12

Trump admin booting 81% of land agency's staff out of DC next year The Trump administration is shifting most of the Bureau of Land Management's personnel in its Washington, D.C. headquarters out west by the end of next year....
06:00 2019-07-17

UK parliamentary staff face unwanted sexual advances, report says People working for lawmakers in Britain's lower house of parliament face an unacceptable risk of sexual harassment and bullying, which has been hidden because staff fear reprisals, according to a offi...
12:00 2019-07-11

House Speaker Pelosi says Trump's family or staff should do an 'intervention' "This time, another temper tantrum, again. I pray for the president of the United States," Pelosi said. "I wish that his family or his administration or his staff would have an intervention for the go...
19:34 2019-05-23

Former Colorado coach Ricardo Patton joins Vandy’s staff NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Colorado and Northern Illinois coach Ricardo Patton has joined Vanderbilt’s staff as a senior adviser to new coach Jerry Stackhouse. Stackhouse ann...
19:34 2019-05-23

Trent Yawney joins McLellan’s coaching staff with LA Kings EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Trent Yawney has joined Todd McLellan’s staff as an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Kings. The Kings announced the hiring Tuesday. Yawney was an assistant coach wi...
02:34 2019-06-19

Pelosi calls on Trump family, staff to stage an intervention WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on President Trump’s inner circle to stage an intervention with him after he abruptly ended an Oval Office meeting with Democratic leaders on Wednesday t...
20:51 2019-05-23

U.S. election cybersecurity agency staff 'strained to the breaking point' As the U.S. government prepares to defend the 2020 presidential election from cyber threats, the federal agency charged with helping administer elections, the Election Assistance Commission, says it i...
02:51 2019-05-23

How Solskjær is shaking up Manchester United’s staff in push for success The summer has been dominated by the Pogba saga but quietly the manager has reordered the first-team and under-23 set-upsAs Ole Gunnar Solskjær grapples with the formidable challenge of overhauling hi...
17:17 2019-07-14

Waymo hires former Anki staff to lead its self-driving trucks Anki's robotic toy business is no more, but the expertise behind it might live on. Waymo has hired 13 of Anki's robotics experts to head its self-driving truck efforts. The recruits includ...
00:34 2019-06-28

Patrick Staff: The Prince of Homburg review – escape to dreamland Dundee Contemporary Arts Inspired by a 19th-century play, Staff examines ideas of freedom, dissidence and the queer body through sculpture, installation and filmIf Trump, Brexit and Boris Johnson – to...
19:17 2019-06-27

Hardaway adds ex-Suns assistant Toppert to Memphis’ staff MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis coach Penny Hardaway has added more NBA experience to his staff by hiring former Phoenix Suns assistant Cody Toppert. Toppert spent the 2018-19 season as an assistant coa...
03:34 2019-06-11

Staff evacuated as rocket strikes near foreign oil firms in Iraq A rocket hit a site in southern Iraq used by foreign oil companies on Wednesday, including U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil, wounding three people and threatening to further escalate U.S.-Iran tensions in...
14:17 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-U.S. govt staff told to treat Huawei as blacklisted A senior U.S. official told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff this week that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion wit...
07:00 2019-07-03

Warren supports campaign staff decision to join union Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Thursday endorsed her campaign staff's decision to unionize, an expected move from the U.S. Senator from Massachusetts who has made workers' right...
19:17 2019-06-06

Casillas to join Porto staff during heart attack recovery FC Porto says that goalkeeper Iker Casillas will join its staff while he continues his recovery from a heart attack       ...
18:51 2019-07-15

Airbus moves staff to help secure Hamburg jet output: sources Airbus is mobilizing staff from outside Germany to assist with a tricky production ramp-up of A321 passenger jets at its plant in Hamburg, industry sources said....
20:51 2019-05-28

U.S. govt staff told treat Huawei as blacklisted-email A senior U.S. official this week told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion wit...
07:00 2019-07-03

Easyjet, Thomas Cook and Ryanair — Brexit's effect on tourism's big names Profits have plunged at Ryanair and Easyjet, while 43% of troubled tour operator Thomas Cook's summer holidays remain unsold. The travel sector can only lick its wounds and wait out the Brexit uncerta...
14:51 2019-05-21

NASA Invites Public to Submit Names to Fly Aboard Next Mars Rover Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, NASA is giving the public an opportunity to send their names — etched on microchips — to the Red Planet with NASA's Mars 2020 rover,...
05:17 2019-05-22

Trump names former ICE official who said undocumented immigrants 'should be afraid' border czar "Tom Homan is coming back," Trump said during a sprawling interview on Fox News. "He's going to be very much involved with the border. That's what he really wants to be involved with."...
17:00 2019-06-14

CBOE Futures Exchange Names James F. Lubin Managing Director CHICAGO, December 12, 2011 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that James F. Lubin, a 30-year veteran of the futures industry, has been named Managing Director of CBOE Futures Excha...
09:51 2019-05-23

Scottie Pippen names 5-year-old in lawsuit over damage to Florida house Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen named a 5-year-old girl in a lawsuit against her parents accusing the child of vandalizing his Florida home with crayons and markers....
20:17 2019-05-31

Guggenheim names Anheuser-Busch a 'best idea' on its shift away from traditional brands Shifting focus to Michelob Ultra from Bud Light and a strong innovation pipeline in craft brands have increased Guggenheim's conviction in the beer-maker's growth trajectory....
03:34 2019-05-23

| US names envoy to find 'peaceful political solution' in Sudan: official The US State Department has nominated experienced Africa hand Donald Booth as a special envoy to Sudan, hoping he can help craft a "peaceful political solution" between the military rulers and groups ...
12:34 2019-06-13

Beloved Yosemite landmarks' original names restored after trademark dispute Visitors were unhappy when a changeover in services prompted the national park to change the names of hotels and attractionsSome of Yosemite’s most well-known and beloved attractions will get their or...
06:34 2019-07-17

NYPD names Bronx high school student ‘Police Commissioner for a Day’ She went from high school student — to police commissioner. At least for a day. Beyonce Dennis, an 18-year-old senior at Bronx Studio School for Writers and Artists, was chosen for the honorary ...
07:17 2019-06-13

Scaloni delivers a shock as he names Argentina's squad for Copa América Agüero recalled, with River Plate left back Milton Casco a shock name in the squad. Meanwhile, there's no place for Sevilla right-back Gabriel Mercado or controversial Inter Milan forward Mauro Icardi...
00:34 2019-05-22

Jermall Charlo dominates Brandon Adams and sets sights on big names Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin are on Jermall Charlo’s hit list The post Jermall Charlo dominates Brandon Adams and sets sights on big names appeared first on Boxing News....
15:51 2019-06-30

Mastercard to allow transgender people to use chosen names on credit and debit cards Mastercard will allow trans people to use their chosen names on credit and debit cards in an effort to combat discrimination at the cash register.       ...
22:51 2019-06-17

UNESCO names ancient Babylon city a World Heritage Site The UN body has described the ancient city as a "unique testimony to one of the most influential empires of the ancient world." After years of damaging interventions, Babylon will now gain protected s...
03:17 2019-07-06

WWE names Paul Heyman, Eric Bischoff executive directors of Raw, Smackdown WWE announced on Thursday that Paul Heyman has been named the executive director of Monday Night Raw with Eric Bischoff named the executive director of Smackdown....
05:34 2019-06-28

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha Names a New Cabinet (BANGKOK) — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Wednesday officially named his new Cabinet, a mix of members of the military government he headed after leading a 2014 coup and key politicia...
03:51 2019-07-11

Broadcom looks to old software names like Symantec and Tibco as chip business deteriorates If the Symantec deal doesn't get done, Broadcom has also been working on a deal to acquire an infrastructure software company and has considered Tibco. Broadcom needs software because its semicon...
19:17 2019-07-05

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global treasurer, according to a memo sent by bank leaders o...
23:51 2019-05-28

‘Kai the Hitchhiker’ gets 57 years for New Jersey lawyer’s murder One-time Internet sensation “Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker” was sentenced Thursday to 57 years in prison for beating a prominent New Jersey lawyer to death in 2013. Caleb “Kai” McGil...
01:17 2019-05-31

Lawyer sentenced to 5 years for scamming Barkley, others A lawyer convicted of swindling NBA star Charles Barkley and using the name of former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to bolster an investment scam was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday....
14:17 2019-07-17

Kentucky lawyer may be suspended for giving inmate $11 BELLEVUE, Ky. (AP) — A north Kentucky lawyer may be suspended for giving her incarcerated boyfriend $11 to use a vending machine. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Virginia Riggs was convicted of promot...
11:34 2019-06-21

Lawyer: Officer in Eric Garner case wants to keep his job NEW YORK (AP) — A New York Police Department patrolman accused of using a chokehold in the 2014 death of Eric Garner wants to keep his job because “it’s in his blood,” his lawyer sai...
01:51 2019-06-07

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud: lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform, a lawyer said on Wednesday....
19:34 2019-06-05

Julian Assange too ill for court date, lawyer says A lawyer for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange says that his client was too ill to appear in court via video link. This comes as June 12 is set as the next date in a hearing on his potential extraditio...
17:51 2019-05-30

| Neymar's rape accuser abandoned by third lawyer The woman who has accused Brazilian football star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel has been dropped by a third lawyer - the latest twist in the scandal....
09:17 2019-06-12

Lawyer for former priest denies new sex abuse allegations LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer for a former Catholic priest facing sexual abuse charges as part of the Michigan attorney general’s ongoing investigation into clergy abuse is denying the new alle...
15:17 2019-06-28

Taylor Swift's lawyer says she was never given opportunity to buy masters Donald Passman refutes Big Machine label head Scott Borchetta’s claim that Swift ‘had every chance’ to own her recordingsA lawyer for Taylor Swift has denied a claim by her former label head that the ...
16:00 2019-07-03

Lawyer: Ukrainian oligarch like to extradited to US in July CHICAGO (AP) — A lawyer for a Ukrainian oligarch who has business ties to President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign manager and is charged in an international bribery case in Chicago says his client ...
01:51 2019-06-07

Lawyer: Decision on park shooting charges could be near A lawyer for one of two U.S. Park Police officers who shot and killed a northern Virginia man after a traffic stop says he expects a resolution to the criminal investigation soon....
07:17 2019-06-08

Weinstein arrives to court, lawyer wants off case Harvey Weisnstein arrived to court in Manhattan Thursday as yet another attorney is requesting to be withdrawn from the former media mogool's sexual assualt case. (July 11)    ...
18:17 2019-07-11

Lawyer: Ukrainian oligarch likely to be extradited in July CHICAGO (AP) — A lawyer for a Ukrainian oligarch who has business ties to President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign manager and is charged in an international bribery case in Chicago says his client ...
06:51 2019-06-07

Mazara's 505-foot HR ties longest in Statcast era Rangers outfielder Nomar Mazara clubbed a 505-foot home run Friday night at Globe Life Park -- it's tied for the longest homer ever in the Statcast era....
10:34 2019-06-22

Arts institutions: cut your ties with BP | Farhana Yamin We at Extinction Rebellion call for the National Portrait Gallery and Royal Opera House to stop enabling this agent of climate breakdownWhen Extinction Rebellion activists shut down London in April, w...
21:00 2019-06-09

UK health minister say Britain needs to reset ties with U.S. Britain needs to reset its relationship with the United States following a diplomatic spat with Donald Trump, health minister Matt Hancock said on Wednesday, as he failed to give his full backing to t...
11:51 2019-07-10

Renault's Nissan Ties Are Called a Priority Strains over a busted merger between Fiat Chrysler and Renault, and lingering hostilities between Renault and its Japanese alliance partner Nissan Motor, spilled out into the open....
01:51 2019-06-10

VW, Ford deepen ties with deal on EV, AV tech Volkswagen will invest $2.6 billion in cash and assets in Argo AI, and Ford has agreed to use VW's flexible electric vehicle platform for a future battery-powered vehicle in Europe....
18:34 2019-07-12

Vladimir Putin Says Russia Will Do All It Can To Improve Ties With US Russia's president said on Saturday that Moscow would do all it could to improve relations with the United States that have been strained by years of diplomatic conflicts over Ukraine and accusations....
13:34 2019-06-29

Schumer wants FBI to probe FaceApp’s possible Kremlin ties Sen. Chuck Schumer on Wednesday asked the director of the FBI to probe whether data shared on the popular FaceApp software is ending up in the hands of the Russian government or third-party companies ...
04:51 2019-07-18

Protesters Disrupt Amazon Event Over Its Ties With ICE Demonstrators disrupted an Amazon event in New York, voicing opposition to the company’s ties to entities that enforce the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration....
03:34 2019-07-12

Trump threatens to ‘take a look’ at Google for China ties Trump’s shot at Google came in a tweet that cited recent comments from Peter Thiel, a venture capitalist and one of the president’s top supporters, who this week called for the FBI and the CIA to prob...
05:00 2019-07-17

Tariff Dispute Complicates U.S. Ties With Mexico President Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexico was averted by an immigration deal late Friday, but scrambles anew the already-delicate relationship between two neighbors struggling to resolve th...
03:00 2019-06-10

Trump Threatens To "Take A Look" At Google's Ties With China US President Donald Trump on Tuesday appeared to threaten that his administration would "take a look" at Google, opening an investigation into the search giant out of concern that it has been breached...
16:17 2019-07-17

Xi says China will promote steady ties with Iran Chinese President Xi Jinping told Iran's president on Friday that China will promote steady development of ties with Iran no matter how the situation changes, Chinese state media said....
09:17 2019-06-14

Austria's far-right FPÖ party under scrutiny for ties to Russia The Austrian government has collapsed over a scandal involving the alleged niece of a Russian oligarch. The far-right FPÖ party's unquestioning proximity to the Kremlin has become their undoing....
02:34 2019-05-22

Trump administration names veteran diplomat Donald Booth as envoy for Sudan The United States on Wednesday named veteran diplomat Donald Booth as its envoy to Sudan amid an international push for a peaceful transition after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
20:51 2019-06-12

Several familiar names still alive as WSOP main event hits money bubble Players reached the money bubble at the World Series of Poker late Monday, guaranteeing at least a $15,000 payday. But for some, like defending champ John Cynn, the journey is over....
23:51 2019-07-09

Burundi names head of ruling party militia to lead state broadcaster Burundi has appointed the head of the ruling party youth league to head its state-run broadcaster, a move an opposition party has described as a danger to press freedom....
05:00 2019-07-15

Google Search redesign adds website names and logos to results page Google is bringing a new Search layout to mobile, and it's rolling out the changes beginning today. Now, when you search on your mobile device, you'll see a website name and logo at the top ...
18:17 2019-05-22