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Opinion: The world has reached a crossroads in trade policy

It's not too late for US trading partners to decide which path to take: one based on retaliation leading to trade destruction, or a path where tariffs are reduced. The window to de...

Opinion: The world has reached a crossroads in trade policy

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Opinion: Major League Baseball is at a crossroads. What does it want to become? Baseball is at a crossroads. Juiced balls, intentional or not, is among the litany of anxieties that are troubling the players and the union.       ...
03:17, 07/10/2019

How the U.S.-China Trade War Reached a Turning Point Since December, a truce has kept the trade war between the world’s two biggest economies from escalating. Under the agreement between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, the U.S. postponed indefinitely a threatened increase, to 25 percent from 10 percent, in tariffs on almo...
05:51, 05/06/2019

Trump says U.S. will be 'taxing' China until trade deal is reached President Donald Trump said on Thursday Chinese President Xi Jinping was not moving fast enough on reaching a trade agreement and that the United States would be "taxing" China until a deal is secured....
23:17, 08/01/2019

Trump says U.S. can sell to Huawei again after truce reached in trade war U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping called a truce to the trade war between the U.S. and China at the G20 summit in Japan. And as we suspected all along, Huawei was used as a bargaining chip. Bloomberg reports that the U.S. got favorable terms on a deal that will see C...
20:17, 06/29/2019

Man Sets World Record For Highest Speed Reached On A Tuk Tuk A man who has set a new world record for the highest speed reached on a tuk tuk says he is "over the moon" at his achievement. Matt Everard, 46, from Essex, UK, set a speed of 119.583 kmph on a tuk......
09:17, 05/14/2019

Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass says a US-China trade deal can't be reached Billionaire hedge fund manager Kyle Bass is doubtful a trade deal between the U.S. and China can be reached and believes rate cuts are less effective these days....
23:17, 07/25/2019

Trump says U.S. and Mexico have reached a deal on trade and migration, with the threat of tariffs on Mexican imports ‘indefinitely suspended’ “I am pleased to inform you that The United States of America has reached a signed agreement with Mexico,” President Trump tweeted Friday. “The Tariffs scheduled to be implemented by the U.S. on Monday, against Mexico, are hereby indefinitely suspended.”...
03:17, 06/08/2019

European trade policy seen going greener after EU parliament vote The rise of the Greens, the "Greta effect" of a young Swedish climate activist and the entry of French President Emmanuel Macron's party into the European Parliament are likely to result in a more defensive and climate-oriented EU trade policy....
18:17, 05/27/2019

Stocks Slip as Investors Weigh Trade Against Monetary Policy U.S. equity markets ticked slightly lower as investors wavered between fears of rising trade tensions and hopes that policy makers will bolster markets with fresh stimulus measures....
04:17, 06/12/2019

Uber chief executive laments U.S. trade policy for lackluster IPO Uber Technologies Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said on Tuesday the company's initial public offering last month was hurt by U.S. trade tensions even as he downplayed recent volatility in the stock price....
20:34, 06/11/2019

U.S. lawmakers say tariffs on EU olive oil pit Trump trade policy against demand U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday urged the U.S. Trade Representative's Office not to impose new import tariffs on European olive oil, warning they could lead to an olive oil shortage and higher prices in the United States....
10:00, 08/22/2019

Opinion: Astros save MLB trade deadline from being an all-time dud In what was emerging as the dullest and most pathetic trade deadlines in ages, the Astros stepped up and seized the moment, grabbing Zack Greinke.       ...
01:51, 08/01/2019

Opinion: Josh Rosen, Dolphins both win out in trade with Cardinals Josh Rosen will get a chance to prove himself for a young team, while the Dolphins obtained a low-risk, high-reward option at quarterback.        ...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Opinion: Africa's new free trade zone is still just a dream Trade within Africa has enormous potential. Whether a new free trade zone on the continent will realize that potential is up to the more than 50 nations participating in it, writes DW's Claus Stäcker....
22:00, 07/08/2019

China to unveil special tax policy in Shanghai Free Trade Zone China said on Tuesday it will implement a special tax policy in the newly expanded Shanghai Free Trade Zone, in a bid to promote free trade as Beijing's year-long trade dispute with Washington threatened to escalate into a full-blown economic war....
01:34, 08/07/2019

Larry Kudlow: Huawei policy now part of trade talks with Beijing White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow confirmed Friday that the U.S. policy towards Chinese telecom giant Huawei would be a factor in the upcoming trade talks with Beijing....
20:00, 07/05/2019

Global stocks lifted by hopes for monetary policy, U.S.-China trade Global stocks rallied on Tuesday and benchmark government bond yields tumbled after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at economic stimulus, with equities getting an extra boost from confirmation that U.S. President Donald Trump would meet China's president to talk about trade....
00:17, 06/19/2019

Global stocks fueled by hopes on monetary policy, U.S.-China trade Global stocks rallied on Tuesday and benchmark government bond yields tumbled after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at economic stimulus, while equities got an extra boost when U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed a meeting with China's president amid the countries' trade disput...
21:34, 06/18/2019

Fed's Rosengren: Trade war is a 'prominent downside risk' and another reason for policy patience The escalating trade war between China and the U.S. could increase pressure on the overall economy, according to Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren....
20:17, 05/21/2019

Opinion: Trevor Bauer trade was the right move for everyone – especially the Indians Cleveland parted with their enigmatic pitcher days after his latest meltdown – and got quite a haul in return.       ...
18:17, 07/31/2019

Opinion: Marcus Stroman trade is a stroke of genius by the Mets Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen woke up this sleepy trade deadline with a thunderbolt Sunday afternoon, acquiring Blue Jays ace Marcus Stroman.       ...
15:51, 07/29/2019

Pricier grills but cheaper meat: how Trump's trade policy plays on July 4 U.S. consumers likely paid more for grills to cook their Independence Day hot dogs and burgers this year because of the U.S.-China trade war, but they will find some consolation in less costly meat for cookouts as tariffs curb U.S. exports....
02:00, 07/04/2019

Trump's trade policy is a hot mess of conflicting goals – with few winners | Jeffrey Frankel Tariffs war with China has hurt almost every segment of the US economy Earlier this month, the US President, Donald Trump, suddenly revealed that a trade agreement between the US and China was not imminent after all. On the contrary, on 10 May the Trump administration raised its previous 10% tariff ...
16:34, 05/23/2019

RPT-Pricier grills but cheaper meat: how Trump's trade policy plays on July 4 U.S. consumers likely paid more for grills to cook their Independence Day hot dogs and burgers this year because of the U.S.-China trade war, but they will find some consolation in less costly meat for cookouts as tariffs curb U.S. exports....
15:00, 07/04/2019

Warren promises bigger role for liberal groups in setting trade policy Elizabeth Warren promised Monday that she would make federal trade policy more transparent and give a bigger role labor and environmental groups in setting the policy. The top contender for the Democrat's 2020 presidential nomination said the change was intended to block corporations from setting th...
00:17, 07/30/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils trade platform challenging Trump's China policy Sanders' platform is a jab at President Donald Trump, who pledged to overhaul U.S. trade deals but has has struggled to fully follow through on his promise....
00:34, 04/30/2019

Opinion: 1999 World Cup team still the best the US has had — for now Picking the best U.S. women's soccer team is a nearly impossible task, but since Ali Kreiger raised the question, Nancy Armour gives it a shot.       ...
03:17, 06/24/2019

U.S. World Cup goal celebrations polarizes opinion The United States' record 13-0 drubbing of Thailand at the Women's World Cup on Tuesday did not sit well with everybody, with opinion divided on whether the team should have so mercilessly punished a hapless opponent....
03:00, 06/12/2019

Opinion: Is too much being asked for France as it hosts World Cup? France is trying to become first team to hold the men's and women's World Cup titles at same time.        ...
00:00, 06/07/2019

Opinion: What's the most surprising number at the World Cup? Seven. Europe has seven teams in the World Cup quarterfinals, its most in tournament history. And Spain, eliminated by the USWNT, put the world on notice.       ...
21:51, 06/26/2019

Opinion: Why did the Reds keep Yasiel Puig in game amid trade discussions? The Reds deserve plenty of ridicule for leaving Yasiel Puig in the game — he was involved in the benches-clearing brawl — after they traded him.       ...
18:17, 07/31/2019

Amidst high trade tensions and policy uncertainty, UN cuts economic growth forecast Against a backdrop of unresolved trade tensions, high international policy uncertainty and softening business confidence, the UN on Tuesday announced a broad-based slowdown in the global economy and cut its growth predictions. ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Opinion: The USWNT had better win the World Cup or legacy will be that of celebration flap The U.S. women's national team needs to win this year's World Cup or they'll only be remembered for their celebration debacle in win over Thailand.       ...
20:17, 06/21/2019

Opinion: Carli Lloyd wants to start, but she wants another World Cup title even more Carli Lloyd is playing in her third World Cup, but is coming off the bench for the first time thanks to an abundance of talent at forward.       ...
04:34, 06/15/2019

Opinion: Why this World Cup will show how investing in women pays off Although the U.S. women continue to fight U.S. Soccer over discrimination ahead of the World Cup, investment in the game is coming from elsewhere.        ...
00:51, 05/31/2019

Opinion: C'mon, FIFA. Let the women have their day with World Cup final FIFA allowed two confederations to schedule championship games of men's tournaments on the same day as the World Cup final for the women.       ...
10:17, 07/07/2019

Opinion: Disappointment and hope in Germany's World Cup exit Germany are out of the Women's World Cup. DW's Jonathan Harding thinks that although the defeat was deserved and the manner of the exit was disappointing, this Germany team is right at the start of their development....
23:00, 06/29/2019

Opinion: NBA stars opting out of FIBA World Cup is not new. Here's why it happens Prominent NBA players have withdrawn from the FIBA World Cup in China, but they have legit reasons. The U.S. still has a team capable of winning gold.       ...
17:00, 08/05/2019

Opinion: Led by Megan Rapinoe, this World Cup should be a seminal moment From her comments about Donald Trump to her criticism of FIFA, Megan Rapinoe has been the perfect voice for the Women's World Cup. It's up to FIFA to follow her lead and show that it is serious about the women's game....
03:00, 07/08/2019

Opinion: Women's World Cup hurt by lack of organization Germany's win against Nigeria was played in front of an almost full house. This is the exception rather than the rule, owing partly to FIFA's lack of planning. The women's game deserves better, argues DW's Felix Tamsut....
23:51, 06/22/2019

Safety first: markets wary of world politics and policy and dash for bunkers Gold, Switzerland's franc, Japan's yen, top-rated government bonds, and even bitcoin -- investors have dashed for havens and alternative assets this week as anxiety grows about trade wars, U.S.-Iran tensions and negative interest rates....
18:00, 06/25/2019

Opinion: Rangers accelerate rebuild in big-time trade for Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba The New York Rangers acquired defenseman Jacob Trouba from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for Neal Pionk and a first-round pick.       ...
02:34, 06/18/2019

Opinion: After decades of dominance, the rest of the world is catching up with the USWNT Rather than two or three favorites, there are five or six countries with legitimate title aspirations at this World Cup       ...
22:51, 06/08/2019

Opinion: U.S. women called a lot of things at World Cup, but slackers won't be one of them USWNT coach Jill Ellis says her team will play to win, even though Group F winner likely will have to play France and England to get to title game.       ...
19:17, 06/17/2019

Opinion: Nothing against Sweden, but World Cup final deserves a fresher matchup Sweden and the Netherlands play Wednesday to determine the USWNT's opponent in Sunday’s World Cup final. Who to root for should be obvious.       ...
06:34, 07/03/2019

GRAPHIC-Safety first: markets wary of world politics and policy and dash for bunkers Gold, Switzerland's franc, Japan's yen, top-rated government bonds, and even bitcoin -- investors have dashed for havens and alternative assets this week as anxiety grows about trade wars, U.S.-Iran tensions and negative interest rates....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Opinion: Women's World Cup soccer still gets second-class treatment from FIFA Global soccer leader FIFA says it cares about development of the women's game, but even with the World Cup approaching, the women are still getting second-class treatment.        ...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Opinion: Believe the hype. France shows why it's a World Cup favorite with dominant win France is trying to become the first country to hold both men's and women's World Cup titles. Friday's win over South Korea showed that's possible.       ...
06:17, 06/08/2019

Opinion: US women aren't backing off at World Cup as they dominate Chile Carli Lloyd becomes the first player with a goal in six consecutive World Cup games in the Americans' 3-0 rout against Chile on Sunday.       ...
00:51, 06/17/2019

Opinion: Megan Rapinoe embodies all the swagger, fearlessness of the US World Cup team The U.S. women’s team took over New York as it did the World Cup – with a swagger and fearlessness never before seen in so many young American women.       ...
03:00, 07/11/2019

Opinion: At 41 and playing in her seventh World Cup, Brazil's Formiga one for the ages When Brazilian superstar Formiga, now 41, made her World Cup debut in 1995, 150 players at this year's tournament had not yet been born.       ...
22:51, 06/08/2019

Opinion: Rant about World Cup goals if it makes you feel better, but U.S. women not listening Since arriving in France, the Americans have spoken often of “the bubble.” They’ve closed ranks, and largely closed themselves off, to stay focused.       ...
19:51, 06/13/2019

Opinion: Not everybody is supporting US women's team in 2019 World Cup quest With Spain in the rear-view mirror and France on the horizon, most American sports fans are all on board with the U.S. women’s World Cup soccer team       ...
20:51, 06/26/2019

Opinion: Brooks Koepka deserves more recognition for the way he has dominated golf world Brooks Koepka is making history in front of our eyes with four major wins in the last 23 months. It's time he got the recognition he deserves.        ...
04:51, 05/20/2019

Opinion: Only arrogant if you can't back it up and US women do, advancing to World Cup final Alex Morgan sips tea and Alyssa Naeher shuts down England as the U.S. women advance to the World Cup final with a 2-1 win.       ...
01:00, 07/03/2019

Opinion: Winners/losers of quarterfinals -- France wins the World Cup, sort of France wins over public and Sweden finally beats Germany at a major tournament for first time since 1991: Winners and losers from quarterfinals.       ...
19:34, 06/30/2019

Opinion: U.S. women can chase World Cup title, fight for equality at same time The entire women's national team has sued U.S. Soccer for gender discrimination, including claims that some earn 38 percent of what men earn.       ...
22:34, 06/09/2019

Opinion: Opponents aren't only factor working against US women at World Cup US women have the toughest path and will get the least amount of rest among the favorites in the World Cup knockout rounds.       ...
21:51, 06/22/2019

Opinion: With dominant World Cup win over Sweden, USWNT puts the rest of the field on notice With 2-0 World Cup victory over Sweden that clinched top of Group F and avenged most embarrassing loss in team history, USWNT put everyone on notice.       ...
01:00, 06/21/2019

Opinion: Alyssa Naeher makes a statement with penalty save to preserve US win at World Cup Alyssa Naeher, who has been ruthlessly compared to predecessors Hope Solo and Briana Scurry, saved the USWNT in the semifinals vs. England.       ...
04:00, 07/03/2019

Opinion: The Women's World Cup showed Europe is on rise. What will USWNT do to keep pace? U.S. Soccer needs to settle lawsuit, bolster NWSL and examine youth structure to keep ahead of European teams at next Women's World Cup.       ...
14:51, 07/08/2019

Opinion: Two weeks in at World Cup, USWNT among winners, while FIFA remains a huge loser Two weeks in at the World Cup, record TV ratings show there is interest in women's sports, but FIFA has done a terrible job of marketing in France.       ...
00:00, 06/22/2019

Opinion: U.S. soccer team bench a lot like White Walkers, and that should scare World Cup foes Americans will have luxury of bringing in players like Carli Lloyd, Christen Press and Mallory Pugh as subs at the World Cup next month in France.        ...
03:00, 05/27/2019

Opinion: Win or lose in final, Netherlands emerges from Women's World Cup as a force Netherlands had never qualified for a major international tournament until 2009 European championships. Now here they are in the World Cup final.       ...
18:34, 07/04/2019

Opinion: World Cup puts U.S. women, families in touch with history, our Greatest Generation Six months after U.S. women tour Omaha Beach with 99-year-old World War II veteran Steve Melnikoff, their families get a similar opportunity.       ...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Opinion: Americans Lindsey Horan, Mallory Pugh show there's more than one way to get to World Cup Lindsey Horan became first U.S. woman to skip college. Mallory Pugh followed her four years later. They, and U.S. soccer are the better for it.       ...
22:34, 06/09/2019

Opinion: It'll be newcomer vs. champion for World Cup title as Netherlands, US meet in final The Netherlands proves 2017 European title was no fluke by reaching World Cup final with semifinal win against Sweden, will face US for title.       ...
02:17, 07/04/2019

Opinion: US women's soccer team personified America at its best with World Cup championship The U.S. women's World Cup title Sunday is one for the ages, for sure. More than that, though, they’re a team for the ages. For this age.       ...
01:34, 07/08/2019

Major League Baseball is at a crossroads. What does it want to become? Baseball is at a crossroads. Juiced balls, intentional or not, is among the litany of anxieties that are troubling the players and the union.       ...
23:51, 07/09/2019

Opinion: More than title at stake for USWNT in World Cup final. Trophy would boost legal case US women have deflected questions about gender discrimination suit against US Soccer, but they know case gets stronger with another World Cup trophy.       ...
07:17, 07/06/2019

Opinion: Why U.S.-France World Cup match is biggest game in women's soccer history Friday’s quarterfinal between the world’s top-ranked team and the World Cup host carries a significance that reaches well beyond our country.       ...
23:00, 06/27/2019

Opinion: World Cup ticket debacle shows FIFA lacks not only a conscience but common sense Two weeks before the World Cup, fans learn tickets purchased together aren't necessarily together in stadiums. And FIFA isn't doing much to fix this.        ...
02:34, 05/23/2019

Opinion: Messages matter, and teams in World Cup final send good one with female coaches For only second time since the World Cup began in 1991, both teams in the final will have a female coach: Jill Ellis and Sarina Wiegman.       ...
15:17, 07/07/2019

Opinion: Jill Ellis puts lot of weight in experience in choosing roster for Women's World Cup Of the 23 US Women's World Cup players, 12 were on the squad that won the title in 2015. Of 11 newcomers, 7 have 30 or more national team appearances        ...
23:34, 05/02/2019

Opinion: USWNT's Alex Morgan points out glaring sexism surrounding World Cup celebrations USWNT's Alex Morgan discusses double standard over women's World Cup celebrations, while pointing out male athletes are "grabbing their (genitals)."       ...
23:17, 07/05/2019

Europe at crossroads as far right makes big gains in vote BRUSSELS (AP) — The traditional centrist leaders of Europe have been assailed from the nationalist, anti-immigration far-right and the environmental activist left in polarized, continentwide elections that will force pro-European moderates into forging new alliances. The main issue uniting those occ...
06:17, 05/27/2019

Share - An instagram star at a crossroads - video Tim is an 18-year-old Asian-American with more than 4m followers on Instagram. He lives online, grabbing his phone first thing in the morning and even taking baths with it sometimes. Although Tim usually shares funny memes, he occasionally posts about mental health. In exploring his reasons for thes...
21:51, 07/19/2019

China's Xi says Gulf stands at 'crossroads of war and peace' The Gulf region is in a very sensitive situation and is "standing at a crossroads of war and peace", Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday, calling for calm and restraint and talks to resolve the issue....
06:34, 06/28/2019

WWE Money in the Bank a crossroads for both company and storyline Two Money in the Bank ladder matches and a number of dream title bouts basically ensure that MITB will not disappoint, but will it be enough to get the WWE machine back on track after a post-WrestleMania lull?...
15:51, 05/17/2019

Nothing gold can stay: Warriors at crossroads after Finals loss The Golden State Warriors, a basketball dynasty that redefined the sport with their long range shooting and small ball lineups, face an offseason of uncertainty after falling short in their bid to win a third consecutive NBA title on Thursday....
08:34, 06/14/2019

China's Xi says the Gulf region stands at 'crossroads of war and peace' Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday that the Gulf region is in a very sensitive situation following increased tensions between Iran and the United States....
05:17, 06/28/2019

Semenya at career crossroads with little time to choose direction Caster Semenya has 30 days to challenge the decision to dismiss her appeal against restrictions being placed on female athletes with elevated levels of testosterone - but the timescale for choices over her career direction is far shorter....
21:51, 05/01/2019

Richmond Is at a Crossroads. Will Arthur Ashe Boulevard Point the Way? On Saturday, the city will rename a major thoroughfare after Ashe. It will slice across Monument Avenue, known for its outsized statues of Confederate generals....
19:17, 06/21/2019

John Elway, at a crossroads, needs answers for Broncos' future Since winning Super Bowl 50, Elway's Broncos have slid and fallen apart. Now Denver's beloved star faces real questions about his future with the team....
19:34, 07/17/2019

A Messy Exit Leaves Planned Parenthood at a Philosophical Crossroads The departure of Planned Parenthood’s president, Leana Wen, underscores a central tension: Is it a political organization first, or a health organization? And can it be both?...
06:17, 07/18/2019

Divorce? Merger? Renault-Nissan alliance faces crossroads Renault was poised to strengthen its hand in its alliance with Nissan just a couple weeks ago, when Fiat proposed a combination of the two European automakers. Instead, Nissan’s reluctance to back further negotiations triggered the deal’s collapse....
19:51, 06/11/2019

Eden Hazard exit leaves resilient Chelsea at a crossroads this summer Only Chelsea can end the season with another major European trophy in the cabinet and go into the summer break with more questions about the future than answers....
12:17, 05/30/2019

With South Africa at a Crossroads, President Seeks Middle Path in Vote President Cyril Ramaphosa has positioned himself as a voice of moderation in the battle for South Africa’s future, as he seeks a full term in Wednesday’s election....
23:51, 05/06/2019

Bundesliga: Mario Götze faces yet another crossroads with a move abroad a possibility Five years after his World Cup winner, Mario Götze faces another battle to reestablish himself. New faces at Borussia Dortmund mean a scrap for selection and with his contract expiring, Götze admits he may look abroad....
19:34, 07/22/2019

Nintendo's Switch Lite puts the company's console lines at a crossroads The company improved its hit-and-miss home console record with the Switch while the Switch Lite is heir to its portable device legacy. With those products covering the range of console gaming settings, Nintendo will have to push something aside as it considers future consoles....
01:00, 07/18/2019

Opinion: Browns shouldn't accommodate Duke Johnson's trade demands, Cleveland should cut disgruntled back Duke Johnson has made it clear he wants out of Cleveland. Coach Freddie Kitchens should oblige the RB - but with a release rather than a trade.        ...
15:51, 06/07/2019

Opinion: USWNT's Megan Rapinoe is living her patriotism at World Cup. What's your excuse? USWNT star Megan Rapinoe has a platform, and she's using it at the World Cup. She's showing she's more American than her critics, writes Nancy Armour.       ...
22:17, 07/03/2019

Opinion: Quarterfinal victory over France can't be U.S. women's high point at World Cup The U.S. women have reached the semifinals or better at every World Cup, a tournament that began in 1991. They are aiming for their fourth title.       ...
23:34, 06/29/2019

Opinion: Calling for (ridiculous) new celebration rules after USWNT's blowout win at Women's World Cup The USWNT throttled Thailand 13-0 on Tuesday at the Women's World Cup. But their celebrations rubbed some the wrong way. Here's one way to handle it.       ...
07:51, 06/13/2019

Opinion: Here's what's behind criticism of U.S. women and World Cup celebrations The U.S. women's 13-0 rout of Thailand was the biggest win in World Cup history, and Alex Morgan tied a single-game record with five goals.       ...
02:51, 06/16/2019

Opinion: The World Cup might be over, but we aren't nearly done with USWNT's stars The USWNT won the World Cup. But they won't be leaving the spotlight soon with a showdown with U.S. Soccer coming up and the 2020 Olympics looming.       ...
23:00, 07/08/2019

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country now stands “at the crossroads between peacekeeping and development”, urging all concerned parties to continue building on progress made, or “risk losi...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Humanity ‘at a crossroads’ as damage to planet poses growing risk to health, UN environment agency warns Human activity is damaging the planet so badly, exacerbated by climate change, that it will increasingly put our health at risk, warns a major report from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), released on Wednesday at the UN Environment Assembly, currently taking place in Nairobi....
18:34, 04/28/2019

How Trump’s Trade War Is Being Fought Around the World Mexico, China, Japan, Europe, Canada: The White House’s various conflicts add up to a broad assault on a postwar effort to build economic ties around the world....
18:51, 05/31/2019

How 7 World Trade Center beat the odds It was the little lease that could — and now, the deal that proved to be the turning point in downtown’s commercial rebirth after 9/11 is getting a second wind. Sources said the New York Academy of Sciences and Silverstein properties will renew the academy’s lease for 40,000 square feet at Seven Wor...
05:00, 05/30/2019

Bundesbank's Weidmann: U.S.-China row may reduce world trade by 1% A trade dispute between the United States and China could reduce global trade by 1% in the medium term, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said on Sunday....
13:51, 06/09/2019

Trump Presses World Trade Organization on China The administration ratcheted up pressure on the World Trade Organization to overhaul a provision it argues has allowed China to game global trading rules....
01:17, 07/27/2019

New memorial dedicated at World Trade Center site The National September 11 Memorial & Museum dedicated an new memorial Thursday to honor anyone who developed an illness or died after being exposed to dust and smoke released in the collapse of the World Trade Center towers. (May 30)        ...
00:17, 05/31/2019

Abe Says Overhauling World Trade Organization Is High on G-20 Agenda Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would use the country’s presidency this year of the Group of 20 large industrialized and emerging countries to push for an overhaul of the World Trade Organization....
02:00, 04/29/2019

3 Countries Cut Rates as World Braces for More Trade War Turbulence Central banks in India, Thailand and New Zealand cut interest rates in what one analyst called “defensive action” amid fears of worsening U.S.-China tensions....
00:34, 08/08/2019

The U.S.-China Trade War Reveals America’s New World Status “I say openly to President Xi and all of my many friends in China that China will be hurt very badly if you don’t make a deal.” Thus spake President Donald Trump this week in the new medium of modern diplomacy – Twitter. The trade war between the U.S. and China has entered a ...
14:17, 05/17/2019

Oh No, a Bad Salmonella Has Reached the U.S. Here’s a little morsel of horror to carry you through the weekend. Scientists at North Carolina State University say they’ve discovered disease-causing Salmonella bacteria in the U.S. that can resist one of the few remaining antibiotics available for certain infections. What’s worse, the mutation re...
23:34, 06/14/2019

G20: Trump trades jokes, talks trade with world leaders U.S. President Donald Trump talked trade, military and Iran with world leaders Friday all with a smile and a joke or two during the first day of the two-day G20 summit in Japan....
12:17, 06/28/2019

World stocks rise on hopes of US-China trade truce Global markets advanced Thursday on hopes for a trade truce between the United States and China and the Federal Reserve's hint at lower rates.       ...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Carta snags new office space in One World Trade Center Two tenants duked it out for the 82nd floor of One World Trade Center and, as the Post’s Steve Cuozzo reported in June, Olo won. Now, the second tenant, Carta, has leased 36,099 square feet on the 81st floor. Carta also known as eshares, has outgrown its space at the nearby 515 Greenwich St. The......
05:34, 07/24/2019

The U.S.-China Trade War Is Steering the World Toward Crisis and There Is No Easy Retreat Leaders and elder statesmen of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) gathered at the balmy seaside resort of Beidaihe just east of Beijing Saturday to kick off their annual summer retreat. It’s a famously clandestine affair, with roads closed, checkpoints erected and burly security officers prowli...
23:34, 08/07/2019

MLB playoff rankings: Eight best World Series bets after the trade deadline Baseball's trade deadline has passed and the league's contenders had varying levels of success in acquiring additional assets. Who's in the best shape?       ...
04:51, 08/01/2019

World trade panel sides with India vs US in renewables tiff GENEVA (AP) — A World Trade Organization dispute panel has ruled in favor of India in its complaint against the United States over subsidies and rules applied by eight U.S. states in the renewable energy sector. The ruling made public Thursday hands a defeat to the U.S. government, which has been pr...
17:51, 06/27/2019

Trade conflicts are threatening the world with 'chaos,' expert warns Nations need to cooperate to overcome their differences instead of resorting to retaliatory measures that hurt global growth, an international trade expert told CNBC on Friday....
11:51, 06/07/2019

World Trade Center contractors indicted for ‘pay-to-play’ scheme A trio of crooked contractors was busted for a “pay-to-play” bribery scheme involving the construction of the World Trade Center, authorities said. James Luckie, 58, the former Cushman & Wakefield electrical manager, allegedly accepted extravagant gifts — including pricey Knicks tickets and a Florid...
19:17, 05/30/2019

New memorial area dedicated at World Trade Center site The 9/11 Memorial Glade honors rescue and recovery workers who were sickened or died after responding to the Sept. 11 attacks.        ...
08:51, 06/01/2019

IMF's Lagarde says U.S.-China trade war could be risk for world economic outlook The trade war between the United States and China could be a risk to the world economic outlook if it is not resolved, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde told Reuters on Friday during a visit to Uzbekistan....
22:17, 05/17/2019

World economy rebound thrown into doubt by escalating trade war Fears that companies will shelve investment, consumers will cut spending and stocks will slide have been revived after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s fragile trade truce was shattered with both sides slapping fresh tariffs on the other’s goods....
03:00, 05/16/2019

World share markets continue rally on trade, Fed hopes Stock indexes around the world gained on Tuesday as investors piled into riskier assets as they bet on Federal Reserve interest rate cuts and that a U.S.-China trade agreement could follow the U.S.-Mexico deal....
20:34, 06/11/2019

World Trade Organization opens the way for Chinese sanctions against US tariffs in Obama-era The WTO ruling recognized that the United States had proved that China used state-owned enterprises to subsidize and distort its economy. But the U.S. must accept Chinese prices to measure subsidies, even though USTR viewed those prices as "distorted," it also said....
05:00, 07/17/2019

China's trade threats deal fresh blow to world stocks China's threat to impose counter-measures in retaliation for the latest U.S. tariffs knocked stocks sprawling on Thursday, checking earlier attempt to recover from a rout sparked by fears of a world recession....
13:34, 08/15/2019

US Adds India To Steel Tariff Dispute At World Trade Organization The dispute follows similar complaints against China, the European Union and others who retaliated in the same way, saying the US tariffs were essentially "safeguard" measures that should be......
19:34, 07/04/2019

Escalating U.S.-China Trade Fight Stings Companies World-Wide From the world’s biggest miners to German car makers and Japanese manufacturers of iridescent powder for cosmetics, producers around the world are bracing as the U.S. escalates its tariff fight with China....
16:00, 05/10/2019

Trade war would have a 'devastating' impact on the world economy, Morgan Stanley CEO Gorman says Morgan Stanley is the sixth biggest U.S. bank by assets, but it has leading businesses in Wall Street arenas like equities trading and mergers advice....
22:51, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 1-IMF's Lagarde says U.S.-China trade war could be risk for world economic outlook The trade war between the United States and China could be a risk to the world economic outlook if it is not resolved, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde told Reuters on Friday during a visit to Uzbekistan....
02:34, 05/18/2019

How Trump's trade war threatens China's ambition to lead the world in technology China's intensified tariff war with the Trump administration is threatening Beijing's ambition to transform itself into the dominant player in global technology....
23:17, 05/12/2019

VMware adjusting for a 'two trading-bloc world' as US-China trade war escalates, says CEO American companies are having to adjust accordingly to operating in two distinct Chinese and American marketplaces as the trade war escalates, Patrick Gelsinger tells CNBC....
12:00, 08/24/2019

One of the world's biggest investors warns of low returns amid US-China trade war GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, says it's investing in countries such as Vietnam to cushion the impact from heightened political uncertainty....
05:17, 07/03/2019

World Trade Center dust linked to prostate cancer in 9/11 responders Dust from the World Trade Center in New York, which contained metals and organic compounds, may have triggered chronic inflammation and played a role in prostate cancer in Sept. 11 first responders....
22:17, 06/21/2019

DNA testing identifies victim of 9/11 attacks at New York's World Trade Center Nearly 18 years after the Set. 11, 2001, attacks in New York City, authorities have identified another person whose remains were found near a Manhattan skyscraper....
16:00, 06/11/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade uncertainty stops world stocks in tracks World shares were steady on Friday as uncertainty ahead of a meeting on trade between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping deterred traders from making bold directional bets....
12:17, 06/28/2019

The Ebola virus has reached Uganda Three cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda, a boy has died. Uganda is confident it can contain the virus using an Ebola vaccine, but experts fear that there could be more undetected cases....
20:51, 06/12/2019

Humans may have reached Europe by 210,000 years ago Enlarge / A view of the Apidima 1 skull from behind (left), above (center), and below (right). The scale bar represents 5 cm. (credit: Harvati et al. 2019) A few fossilized bones from the back of a skull may prove that our species spread into Eurasia much earlier than previously suspected. A new s...
19:51, 07/10/2019

How jazz reached the homes of millions Was the first jazz album recorded in New York or in Berlin? For International Jazz Day, expert Bert Noglik discusses the role of technology for pioneers of the genre, from the Original Dixieland Jazz Band to Miles Davis....
16:17, 05/01/2019

CDC Says Measles Cases in U.S. Have Now Reached Over 1,000 So Far in 2019 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday that 1,001 cases of measles have been reported so far in the U.S. throughout 2019.Read more......
07:34, 06/06/2019

Has Tokyo reached ‘peak city’? You could argue that the world’s biggest city has hit a sweet spot: a flatlining population, pervasive transit and little gentrification. But is ‘peak city’ even possible – and where does Tokyo go from here?Tokyo is often described as crowded, mushrooming, figuratively bursting at the seams. Except,...
08:00, 06/14/2019

"Trade Tensions Sapping World Economy's Strength": IMF Cuts Global Growth Global trade tensions and continued uncertainty are sapping the strength of the world economy, which faces a "precarious" 2020, the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday....
17:51, 07/23/2019

World stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
00:00, 05/30/2019

Amid stocks rout, Warren Buffett warns U.S.-China trade war would be ‘bad for the whole world’ Stocks are reeling after President Trump tweeted on Sunday that he will raise tariffs on billions worth of Chinese imports, despite ongoing trade talks....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Stunning Zack Greinke trade makes Astros the World Series favorite Houston landed the 35-year-old right-hander in a deal with the Diamondbacks on Wednesday, adding Greinke to an already strong rotation.       ...
01:51, 08/01/2019

World stocks hover near two-month low, investor fears over U.S.-China trade war ease World stocks hovered near two-month lows on Tuesday, although slightly more optimistic comments from U.S. and Chinese officials on trade brought some comfort a day after equities suffered their worst selloff so far this year....
13:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. Treasury secretary plans China visit as trade war clouds world economy U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday he will likely travel to China soon to continue talks as Washington and Beijing seek to resolve a trade war that has cast a pall over the global economy and financial markets....
23:00, 05/15/2019

India’s Marathon Election Has Reached Its Next-to-Last Phase (NEW DELHI) — Indians voted Sunday in the next-to-last round of a six-week-long national election marked by a highly acrimonious campaign that has seen Prime Minister Narendra Modi blame opposition party chief Rahul Gandhi’s family for the country’s ills. Sunday’s voting in 5...
06:34, 05/13/2019

These Female Veterans Reached Congress. Now They Want to Recruit Others. A new political action committee, the Service First Women’s Victory Fund, will raise money for Democratic candidates with national security backgrounds....
11:34, 05/09/2019

Agreement reached to hold off Mexico tariffs President Trump tweeted Friday he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico. The Mexican Ambassador to the US said on Friday that the two countries will work together. (June 7)        ...
20:00, 06/10/2019

2 Climbers From Kolkata Die On Kanchenjunga, One Had Reached Summit Two Indian climbers from Kolkata have died near the summit of Mount Kanchenjunga during an expedition on the world's third highest mountain in Nepal. One of them had successfully scaled Kanchenjunga....
13:34, 05/16/2019

Anchorage Has Never Reached 90 Degrees. That Could Change This Week. Anchorage could set a heat record this week, with a forecast high potentially reaching 90 degrees. The city has canceled its Fourth of July fireworks celebration....
09:34, 07/04/2019

The U.S. and Guatemala Reached an Asylum Deal: Here’s What It Means President Trump says the deal will take effect soon. But there are still major obstacles to clear — and uncertainty about its potential effectiveness....
10:51, 07/29/2019

Stena Impero: How tensions reached this point and what happens next Tensions between the UK and Iran show no sign of easing thanks to the latest drama in the Gulf, which saw a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Tehran as it sailed through the Strait of Hormuz....
00:34, 07/23/2019

Migrant border arrests reached nearly 100,000 in April U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested nearly 100,000 undocumented immigrants at the border in April, the second month in a row the number has topped 90,000, federal data indicate....
23:17, 05/08/2019

Belarusian oil company says no decision reached yet on Russian oil Deputy head of Belarus state oil company Belneftekhim, Vladimir Sizov, on Monday said that negotiations with Russia on contaminated Russian oil are ongoing and no decision has yet been reached....
17:34, 04/29/2019

Bretton Woods at 75: Has the system reached its limits? 75 years ago, the Bretton Woods conference laid the foundations for much of today's global economic order. But the system is facing a serious threat from growing nationalism and protectionism worldwide....
10:51, 07/22/2019

No agreement reached to stave off Mexico tariffs After two days of talks between U.S. officials and Mexico, there is no agreement between the two sides to stave off 5 percent tariffs that are expected to begin Monday. (June 6)        ...
09:51, 06/07/2019

G20: world leaders urge Trump and Xi to reach a trade deal or risk global economy Financial markets fall amid growing fears that talks in Osaka will fail to break logjamDonald Trump and Xi Jinping have been urged to reach a trade deal or risk setting the global economy on a downward path as world leaders gathered in Japan for the G20 summit.Russian president Vladimir Putin, India...
14:34, 06/28/2019

The world's largest shipping firm warns of 'considerable uncertainties' as trade tensions rise Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties."...
10:17, 05/24/2019

World Bank chief urges reforms to attract investment amid trade uncertainty Uncertainty from trade tensions and slowing global growth is increasing the need for developing countries to pursue reforms that make them more attractive to private investment, World Bank President David Malpass said....
12:17, 06/29/2019

Global Economy Cools Faster Than Expected as Trade Tensions Rise, World Bank Says The global economy has stumbled sharply in the first half of the year with trade and investment flows between countries falling faster than expected, according to semiannual forecasts released by the World Bank....
23:34, 06/04/2019

| US China trade war | North Korean ship: WATCH the top World news videos for today China won't swallow 'bitter fruit' in US trade war | Seized North Korean Cargo Ship Arrives in American Samoa; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
06:51, 05/13/2019

‘The boxer is the first to know, but the last to admit it.’ How the sport’s finest reached their last fight Most boxers, even those who go out on a win, fight past their peaks as their bodies and minds plead for them to stop. Elliot Worsell investigates The post ‘The boxer is the first to know, but the last to admit it.’ How the sport’s finest reached their last fight appeared first on B...
19:51, 06/21/2019

Record high UK temperature could have been reached: Provisional data A British record high temperature, 38.7 Celsius (101.6 Fahrenheit), may have been reached on Thursday, provisional data from the UK Met Office showed on Friday....
19:17, 07/26/2019

Ricciardo: Renault reached performance "stalemate" on Friday Daniel Ricciardo believes Renault needs to "take a few steps back" to figure out why its upgraded Formula 1 car reached a performance "stalemate" during Spanish Grand Prix practice...
02:34, 05/11/2019

Guilty verdict reached in Canadian couple slaying Jurors have found a Washington state man guilty in the 1987 killings of a Canadian couple. William Earl Talbott II was arrested last year in the deaths of Tanya Van Cuylenborg and her boyfriend Jay Cook. (June 28)        ...
02:17, 06/29/2019

Terrawatch: snowball Earth – when glaciers reached the tropics Rock deposits show there have been many times when the planet has been covered in iceOnce upon a time, about 650m years ago, our planet was covered in ice. Glaciers stretched as far as the tropics, and equatorial regions were as cold as modern day Antarctica.Life clung on, huddling around geothermal...
14:17, 05/01/2019

With another semi-final reached, England can't hide their belief England are heading to Lyon for a women's World Cup semi-final after their 3-0 win over Norway on Thursday and there is no hiding their conviction that they have a real chance of claiming their first title....
14:51, 06/28/2019

Mexican president hopeful a deal with U.S. on tariffs can be reached Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he is "optimistic" that talks in Washington aimed at averting across-the-board tariffs on Mexican exports to the United States can reach an agreement....
17:17, 06/05/2019

Trump Jr to testify before Senate committee after deal reached Agreement averts confrontation over subpoena of president’s son in Russia investigationDonald Trump Jr will testify in a closed-door interview with the Senate intelligence committee next month, pulling the two sides back from a confrontation over a subpoena as part of the panel’s Russia investigatio...
06:17, 05/15/2019

Trump says deal reached on spending, debt limit President Donald Trump said on Monday a two-year deal had been reached with congressional leaders to raise the Treasury Department's borrowing authority and to set budget spending caps....
02:17, 07/23/2019

Record high UK temperature could have been reached-provisional data A British record high temperature, 38.7 Celsius (101.6 Fahrenheit), may have been reached on Thursday, provisional data from the UK Met Office showed on Friday....
18:34, 07/26/2019

Alaska labor deal reached to end 10-day ferry strike Alaska officials and the union for striking boat workers have reached a deal to end a walkout that has shut down the state's ferry system for 10 days at the peak of the summer tourist season, the parties said on Friday....
11:17, 08/03/2019

Journey-planning app Google Trips has reached the end of the line Google has officially shut down its travel-planning app Google Trips, and shifted its features into Maps and Search.Trips' departure was announced in June, and today Google has officially ended support for the app. If you didn't manage to back up your notes and destinations in time, don&ap...
18:00, 08/06/2019

Pact is reached in Mozambique but prospects for peace still uncertain With a handshake and a hug, Mozambique's leaders hoped on Tuesday to close the book on a decades-long conflict. But an election in October and new causes of violence mean lasting peace is far from assured....
21:00, 08/06/2019

Khashoggi's son denies settlement reached over father's murder Salah Khashoggi, the son of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has denied reports that a settlement has been reached between his family and the Saudi government over his father's murder....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Brandon Shell has reached last Jets opportunity with new regime As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is possible to fully evaluate them before......
20:00, 06/27/2019

Orioles' Davis reached 'breaking point' before spat Two days after Orioles first baseman Chris Davis had to be restrained from going after manager Brandon Hyde in the dugout, Davis said Friday that the two have talked and their relationship will be fine....
22:51, 08/09/2019

China says reached 'broad consensus' with U.N. after Xinjiang visit China and the United Nations have reached a "broad consensus" about counter-terror work, China's Foreign Ministry said on Sunday after a controversial visit by a senior U.N. official to the restive far western Chinese region of Xinjiang this week....
06:51, 06/16/2019

Dutch PM Rutte hopes agreement will be reached on top EU jobs Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Tuesday said he hoped EU leaders would reach a decision on filling the bloc's top posts, but declined to speculate about the chances of Dutchmen Frans Timmermans becoming the next European Commission president....
11:51, 07/02/2019

Trump targets China in call for World Trade Organization to reform 'developing' country status US President Donald Trump put pressure on the World Trade Organization on Friday to change how it designates what are developing countries, singling out China and other countries for unfairly getting preferential treatment....
22:51, 07/26/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks hover near 2-month low, investor fears over US-China trade war ease World stocks hovered near two-month lows on Tuesday, although slightly more optimistic comments from U.S. and Chinese officials on trade brought some comfort a day after equities suffered their worst selloff so far this year....
11:17, 05/14/2019

Man reached into parked car, fondled sleeping Brooklyn woman: cops A stranger fondled a woman as she slept in the passenger seat of a parked car in Brooklyn, police said. The 32-year-old victim was sleeping in a car parked at 83rd Street and Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridge around 12:45 a.m. July 5 when the man approached, cops said late Wednesday. He reached in through....
23:00, 07/18/2019

House Democrat says tentative deal reached for Mueller to testify A member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Sunday that a tentative deal has been reached for special counsel Robert Mueller to testify before the panel on May 15 about Russian influence during the 2016 election. “We think the American people have a right to hear directly from him,”...
18:51, 05/05/2019

Hispanic population reached high of 59.9M last year, but growth slowing The population of Hispanic people in the United States reached a new high of 59.9 million in 2018, but the rate of growth has slowed in recent years, U.S. census figures indicate....
06:00, 07/10/2019

Reached "Broad Consensus" With UN Over Counter-Terror Work, Says China China and the United Nations have reached a "broad consensus" about counter-terror work, China's Foreign Ministry said on Sunday after a controversial visit by a senior UN official to the restive far......
14:00, 06/16/2019

Workplace stress has reached near-epidemic levels. These 4 tips can keep you sane The demands of the modern workplace have proved to be a major pain point that ratchets up the pressure on employees and can lead to serious physical and mental health issues. Here are some simple strategies to avoid feeling stressed on the job....
19:00, 06/01/2019

'Verbal settlement' reached in Stephon Clark's family lawsuit The family of Stephon Clark, the unarmed black man fatally shot by Sacramento police last year, has reached a verbal settlement with the city, according to court records....
01:00, 06/20/2019

Reached Consensus With India To Break Up And Down Circle: Chinese Envoy China and India have made a lot of progress in building trade ties in the last 14 years but there is still scope for improvement, outgoing Chinese envoy Luo Zhaohui said....
11:00, 05/22/2019

UK record-high temperature of 38.7C reached on July 25 - weather service Britain recorded its highest-ever temperature of 38.7 Celsius (101.7 Fahrenheit) in Cambridge on July 25, the country's national weather service said on Monday, confirming an earlier provisional reading....
03:51, 07/30/2019

Baseball's 106mph barrier: have pitchers reached the limits of their velocity? The 100mph fastball used to be a rarity: now it’s an everyday occurrence in Major League Baseball. But the human body may not be built for such speedsSidd Finch was almost too good to be true. The rookie pitcher, while in spring training with the New York Mets, was reported to have shattered pitchin...
12:51, 05/21/2019

Attorney General Barr says Mueller 'could've reached a decision' on obstruction U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who led a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, could have reached a decision on whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, but chose not to....
00:00, 05/31/2019

Trump suspends tariffs on Mexico after deal on immigration reached U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he has indefinitely suspended the threat of tariffs against Mexico after reaching "a signed agreement" on immigration....
04:00, 06/08/2019

Tobacco industry anti-smoking ads reached less than half of U.S. adults Court-ordered anti-smoking ads sponsored by the tobacco industry reached only around 40% of adults and about half of all smokers in the U.S., a recent study suggests....
02:34, 08/17/2019

Disney and Charter have reached a multi-year distribution deal Disney and Charter Communications inked a multi-year deal today that will deliver a wide range of content -- from college sports to The Bachelor -- to Spectrum subscribers. The deal avoids a blackout of Disney-controlled networks like ABC and ESPN, r......
03:00, 08/15/2019

Malta says deal reached with Italy to take migrants from rescue boat Malta said it will accept migrants from a rescue vessel that had been headed toward Italy. A second boat with rescued migrants is also sailing for Lampedusa, where Italian officials have said it won't be allowed to dock....
20:17, 07/06/2019

The Latest: Deal reached to lower Michigan auto insurance LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Michigan’s auto insurance legislation (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Michigan’s Democratic governor and Republican leaders say they’ve reached a bipartisan agreement on legislation to cut the state’s high car insurance premiums. Gov. Gretchen...
15:34, 05/24/2019

Trump says agreement reached with Guatemala to restrict asylum seekers Immigrant rights advocates say the ‘safe third country’ agreement is cruel and unlawful, though it could still be blockedDonald Trump announced Friday that Guatemala was signing an agreement to restrict asylum applications to the US, a move that immigrant rights advocates said was cruel and unlawful...
01:17, 07/28/2019

SAS CEO says deal reached with unions to end week-long pilot strike SAS AB's top executive said late on Thursday that the Scandinavian airline and its pilot unions in Sweden, Denmark and Norway had reached a deal to end a strike that has affected hundreds of thousands of travellers over the past week....
01:34, 05/03/2019

Liverpool route to the Champions League Final: How the Reds reached Madrid After reaching their ninth final in Europe's top club competition - and second in succession in the Champions League - Liverpool will be looking to win a sixth European Cup when they face Tottenham in Madrid on June 1....
01:00, 05/31/2019

La Liga on TV in UK and Ireland: Will a deal be reached before Barcelona face Real Madrid? Fans of La Liga in UK and Ireland will be able to watch the competition for the first three weeks, but there is still no deal in place to broadcast the competition for the remainder of the season....
15:00, 08/22/2019

Trump Throws Huawei a Lifeline, but It Hasn't Reached Safe Harbor Yet President Trump’s decision to allow U.S. products to be sold to Huawei eases the administration’s toughest measure against the hobbled Chinese tech company, though it isn’t clear how far the reprieve will go....
18:17, 06/30/2019

Anchorage reached 90 degrees on the 4th of July, shattering previous all-time record The National Weather Service confirmed that the temperature in Anchorage reached 90 degrees, breaking an all-time high that was set 50 years ago.        ...
23:00, 07/05/2019

Energizer's giant battery phone reached just 1 percent of its funding goal Remember the comically enormous phone that Avenir Telecom showed off under the Energizer brand at this year's Mobile World Congress? Its subsequent crowdfunding campaign has crashed and burned, as The Verge points out....
13:17, 04/30/2019

He joined the ‘Seven Summits Club’ when he reached Everest’s peak. He died climbing down. Christopher Kulish had acheived his goal of reaching the highest peaks on every continent before he became the second American in a week to die on the descent....
05:17, 05/29/2019

Tottenham route to the Champions League Final: How Spurs reached Madrid Tottenham have reached their first-ever Champions League Final after booking a date against Premier League rivals Liverpool and they did it in dramatic fashion....
01:00, 05/31/2019

Mixed verdict reached in Penn State frat-fall death case The former manager of a Penn State fraternity where a pledge fell during a night of hazing and drinking and later died has been convicted of hindering apprehension but acquitted of evidence tampering and obstruction....
01:34, 05/31/2019

Zookeepers ran to close gates before killer tiger reached public, inquest hears Hamerton zoo park workers tell how enclosure was left open after attack on Rosa KingZookeepers rushed to close gates to an enclosure before a tiger that killed their colleague could reach a public area, an inquest has heard.Rosa King, 33, was savaged by a male Malayan tiger called Cicip at Hamerton ...
21:51, 07/02/2019

Has the politics of climate change finally reached a tipping point? | John Vidal People increasingly see the environmental crisis as a national priority. This is an opportunity for bold action from governmentLast week a small campaign group in the staunchly conservative town of Shrewsbury called a public meeting about climate change. The organisers were delighted when 150 people...
10:51, 05/15/2019

Hunger strike ends after agreement is reached on Indigenous Peoples’ space in Ottawa Polson was protesting the fact the Algonquin Nation was not an equal partner in the redevelopment of the building in the former U.S. Embassy, which is meant to become a centre known as the Indigenous Peoples Space....
03:00, 07/03/2019

No budget deal reached as spending cuts, debt ceiling threaten economy Congressional leaders and the Trump administration left a critical meeting on Wednesday still with no budget agreement, deadlocked over how much to raise domestic spending to avoid a fiscal calamity.In the face of the lack of progress, administration officials are pitching a short-term agreement to ...
00:17, 06/20/2019

Report: Magic's Skeleton Reached Out Of The Grave, Grabbed A Microphone, And Screwed The Lakers At this point, I’m ready to believe anything about Magic Johnson’s ability to screw over the Los Angeles Lakers, which according to a new report from The Athletic, was not lost with his departure from the team’s front office....
01:00, 07/24/2019

Arsenal's route to the Europa League Final: How the Gunners reached Baku Arsenal's route to the Europa League Final in Baku included an earlier trip to the Azerbaijani capital as well as a relocated fixture in Ukraine and some tricky knockout ties....
23:00, 05/24/2019

Orange County reached settlement that allows cops to arrest homeless people in some areas Orange County reached a settlement Tuesday that will allow law enforcement to immediately arrest homeless people in certain locations, including the John Wayne Airport, flood control channels and high-risk wilderness areas....
13:34, 07/17/2019

Motion filed after plea agreement reportedly reached in case against Nogales BP agent TUCSON – A plea agreement appears to have been reached Thursday in the case of Matthew Bowen, the Border Patrol agent accused of depriving a migrant of his rights under the color of law and falsifying records after he reportedly struck the fleeing migrant with his patrol vehicle in 2017. On De...
03:17, 08/13/2019

Scout thinks Tim Tebow has 'reached his top' as minor league season nears All-Star break While the New York Mets have kept the faith that Tim Tebow will eventually make the major leagues, one scout wondered whether a past injury and better competition are impeding his progress....
21:51, 06/14/2019

Boris Johnson, Britain’s likely next prime minister, is a hack — a journalist who has reached the pinnacle of power The key to understanding Johnson, say his biographers, lifelong observers, friends and enemies in a dozen interviews with The Washington Post, is to see him first as a hack — the self-deprecating but not pejorative Britishism for a working journalist shoveling reams of copy to his masters on deadlin...
20:51, 07/20/2019

John McDonnell says he cried with joy when Jeremy Corbyn reached Labour leadership shortlist in 2015 Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has admitted that he cries "all the time" and burst into tears when Jeremy Corbyn reached the Labour leadership shortlist in 2015....
21:34, 06/01/2019

A Nebraska farmer couldn't call for help with his leg stuck in machinery. He reached for his pocket knife Kurt Kaser was unloading corn last month when he got out of his truck and accidentally stepped on the grain hopper opening.        ...
11:17, 05/17/2019

Trump administration, Congress reached out to former adviser Flynn as he cooperated with Mueller, docs show Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel's office that people connected to the Trump administration and Congress reached out and contacted him as he cooperated with the Russia investigation, and he provided a voicemail recording of one such communication, p...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Iran’s president says higher uranium enrichment will resume if new nuclear deal terms not reached within 60 days TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president says higher uranium enrichment will resume if new nuclear deal terms not reached within 60 days....
08:00, 05/08/2019

Detroit Golf Club workers threaten strike if no deal reached before Rocket Mortgage Classic Detroit Golf Club groundskeepers are calling for new contract ahead of this week's Rocket Mortgage Classic on the PGA Tour.        ...
23:34, 06/24/2019

The White House and Congress just reached a deal that would avert a major fiscal crisis in Washington this fall REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst The Trump administration and congressional Democrats forged an agreement to add billions to government spending and lift the debt limit for two years. The deal lowered the risk of a disastrous fiscal crisis in Washington this fall. The agreement still needs to be finalized. L...
18:17, 07/23/2019

Iran warns Europe it 'will take next step' to enrich uranium to weapons-grade level if new deal isn't reached Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani warned Europeans nations Wednesday that Tehran will "take the next step" in increasing its uranium enrichment closer to weapons-grade levels this coming Sunday if they do not offer a new deal by then....
11:00, 07/03/2019

CBS and Viacom have reportedly agreed that Viacom CEO Bob Bakish would lead the combined company if a merger deal is reached (CBS, VIAB) Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Viacom (Reuters) — Viacom Inc's Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish is expected to lead the combined company if merged with CBS Corp, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources familiar with the matter. The companies, both controlled by Shari Reds...
18:51, 08/04/2019

VOLUME IN S&P 500 INDEX OPTIONS SETS NEW SINGLE DAY TRADING RECORD ON MONDAY; CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) Reached New Intraday and Closing Highs CHICAGO, October 6, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that on Monday, October 6, several records were established at the Exchange as trading in S&P 500 Index (SPX) options soared to a new all-time high and the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) reached record levels both intra-day ...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Countdown to US-Mexico tariff deadline: Trump says there's 'good chance' a deal can be reached Trump has threatened to slap tariffs on all Mexican imports unless the Mexican government stops the flow of Central American migrants into the U.S.        ...
23:17, 06/07/2019

Browns QB Baker Mayfield reached out to Giants' Daniel Jones to 'clear the air' on remark After the Cleveland Browns QB received criticism for comments he made in a GQ interview, Baker Mayfield said he texted Daniel Jones.       ...
19:34, 08/21/2019

Asia stocks set to trade lower as trade worries weigh on investor sentiment Stocks in Asia were set to decline despite the S&P 500 touching a new record overnight stateside, with trade concerns weighing on investor sentiment....
02:00, 07/03/2019

Asia stocks set to trade lower amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed....
02:17, 07/17/2019

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer appears in Senate on tariffs, trade deals U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will spend the next two days being grilled by Congress over trade talks with China and the use of tariffs and other measures by the Trump administration....
18:34, 06/18/2019

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Association -- and the cost is expected to grow....
22:17, 07/17/2019

Fin24.com | Nigeria keen to join Africa free trade zone, trade minister says Nigeria will sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement as soon as President Muhammadu Buhari approves an impact-assessment report he asked for, the country’s trade minister has said....
05:17, 05/22/2019

Wall Street was ready for the latest twist in the trade war. Here's how experts think Trump and Xi's trade truce will play out. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque The year-old trade war between the US and China reached a temporary truce as Presidents Donald Trump of the US and Xi Jinping of China said they're delaying new tariffs to let negotiations continue. That outcome of the G20 summit in Japan isn't the resolution some investors...
02:17, 06/30/2019

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and faced questioning about the enduring trade conflict with China....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Asian markets mostly trade lower ahead of trade talks Asian markets traded cautiously lower Monday as investors prepared for upcoming trade talks between the United States and China, as well as the Federal Reserve's hotly anticipated decision on interest rates....
09:51, 07/29/2019

Ball in U.S. court to start trade talks: EU trade chief EU-U.S. talks that could prevent the United States imposing punitive car tariffs have made some progress, but Washington must decide if it wants to negotiate with Brussels on a broad removal of import duties, the EU trade chief said on Monday....
18:17, 05/27/2019

China Trade Talks Complicate Outlook for Trade Deficit The U.S. trade gap showed signs of stabilizing in March as exports and imports both grew, though economists said unpredictable trade negotiations with China complicate the outlook for the rest of the year....
21:17, 05/09/2019

2019 MLB trade deadline rumors and trade tracker With Major League Baseball's trade deadline just a day away -- Wednesday at 4 ET -- rumors may soon give way to reality.       ...
18:51, 07/30/2019

TSA changes policy to allow some CBD oil and medications on planes The Transportation Security Administration quietly changed its cannabis policy over the weekend to allow passengers to bring some forms of cannabidiol (CBD) oil, plus an FDA-approved marijuana based drug, on flights. All forms of marijuana were previously prohibited in checked and carry-on bags....
23:34, 05/28/2019

What Trump Can (And Can’t) Do to Steer Fed Policy President Donald Trump is unhappy that the U.S. Federal Reserve under the chairman he chose, Jerome Powell, raised interest rates. But while the president can authorize military operations, issue rules by executive order, convene Congress and pardon criminals, he can’t do much about the Fed. That do...
23:34, 05/06/2019

Fed's Harker: Monetary Policy Can't Be Run on Rules Alone Philadelphia Fed leader Patrick Harker said human judgment is critical in making monetary policy, in comments that pushed back on the setting of interest-rate policy by rules alone....
17:51, 05/20/2019

The Fed: Is There Such a Thing as a "Neutral" Rate Policy? Our analyst Murray Gunn says "The Fed doesn’t control the economy." Now see his evidence -- namely, a 40-plus year chart of GDP and the Fed Funds rate....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Trump unveils new US immigration policy At a speech at the White House, President Trump unveiled his administration's new immigration policy plans. He said that it would be merit-based, aiming to increase the proportion of skilled migration....
22:00, 05/16/2019

US African policy's lost 'dynamics' At the US-Africa economic summit, stakeholders from both sides meet to discuss future business. Africa's political elite is represented in large numbers. Interest in the US is not as strong....
17:17, 06/17/2019

Bad riders could be banned under new Uber policy Badly behaving Uber passengers can be banned from using the ride-sharing service if their rating score falls below a certain threshold, the company said in a policy update Wednesday....
03:34, 05/30/2019

Trump Says Fed Policy Makers Have Become 'Very Destructive' President Trump said that the Federal Reserve has given China a competitive advantage over the U.S. with its monetary policy, adding that it’s clear some officials haven’t listened to his advice to cut interest rates....
14:17, 06/11/2019

Here's why the bond market is really scared about Fed policy One area that has been raising alarm bells is the market's growing expectation that inflation will go lower and lower, and stay there for a long time....
18:34, 08/23/2019

US policy toward Iran is all stick and no carrot The motorcycle zipped past our taxi as we headed to Tyre in southern Lebanon, veering off the road onto a dirt track leading up into the hills. The passenger on the back of the motorcycle had what appeared to be long tubes, concealed by cloth, strapped to his back....
11:34, 06/15/2019

Elizabeth Warren is a policy fraud When Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks, liberals swoon over her supposed mastery of policy. She markets T-shirts emblazoned with her refrain that she “has a plan for that.” Even those political journalists who question her chances of capturing the Democratic nomination accept this basic pre...
02:51, 08/01/2019

|OPINION:SAishobbledbymarketchangeasrandwrestleswithchallenges The downside of being the most liquid emerging market currency is that it’s hard to avoid the impact when investors turn cold on risk assets. Unfortunately, South Africa’s rand has other issues to wrestle with too....
21:17, 05/30/2019

|OPINION:Therainbownationneednotbeachildishdaydream South Africa’s past is something people only seem comfortable to engage with based on how it informs their present. When we went to the polls to vote last month, many South Africans, politicians included, sounded off on inequality, race and privilege, says Khulekani Magubane....
23:17, 06/02/2019

|OPINION:Tradewarthreatenspeacedividendforstocks The Cold War had a chilling effect on the market for decades. The trade war with China and intensifying tensions with Mexico threaten to do the same, says Stephen Gandel....
16:51, 06/01/2019

Opinion: No revolution in the EU The European Parliament will be more heterogenous than before, so finding a majority and reaching compromise will be a serious challenge, writes Bernd Riegert....
18:51, 05/27/2019

Opinion: How the Volkswagen ID 3 got its name Volkswagen's eagerly-anticipated first bespoke electric model ditches the brand's long-held naming traditions for good reason So it turns out that three really is the magic number - at least as far as Volkswagen is concerned. After much anticipation, the brand has revealed that it’s first electric ...
02:34, 05/09/2019

I bought a $500,000 life insurance policy at age 25 and I'd recommend every 20-something do the same Shutterstock Four years ago, I bought a $500,000 term life insurance policy. At the time, I was 25 years old. Becoming a new dad and recent homeowner were two events that influenced my decision to get life insurance at a young age. Buying life insurance in my mid-20s also saved me money because it ...
23:34, 08/18/2019

Europe's Recovery Hinges on Fiscal Policy Will Germany, the lynchpin of the eurozone economy, take the lead with fiscal stimulus by raising spending and cutting taxes to bolster Europe's recovery?...
21:17, 06/26/2019

Fed's Kashkari: Monetary Policy Has Been Too Tight During Expansion Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari reiterated Thursday his view that the U.S. central bank raised rates too early in the expansion and has caused inflation to be lower than it might have been....
18:17, 05/16/2019

Delhi Government To Come Up With A Dedicated EV Policy Next Month The State Government had started working on the policy in November last year and is on the verge of finalising it. The Government is planning to roll out the policy in July 2019....
15:00, 06/26/2019

Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Turkey's partnership in the program if Ankara pursues a plan to buy a Russian missile defense system....
18:00, 05/23/2019

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' policy Defence minister Wei Fenghe dismisses criticism that the incident was not handled properlyChina has defended the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on student protesters in a rare public acknowledgement of the event, days before its 30th anniversary, saying it was the “correct” policy.After seven weeks of p...
17:17, 06/02/2019

Don't let oil prices drive Iran policy, Mr. President Iran's escalation of hostility in the Gulf of Oman is a dangerous situation. Targeting civilian oil and chemical tankers, Iran is threatening free passage of a critical global trade route....
06:17, 06/15/2019

Mets’ ridiculous Yankees policy is only hurting them The Mets’ insistence on placing a tariff on the Yankees reeks of insecurity. When a team, in this case the one owned by the Wilpons, essentially quarantines another one from trade talks, that does not represent an out-of-the-box approach. Rather it boxes in management by reducing the field by one. W...
08:17, 07/30/2019

A month after G20, Trump's policy achievements appear to be unraveling At the end of June, US President Donald Trump appeared to have deals in hand with North Korea and China that would have put nuclear and trade talks back on track....
10:17, 08/02/2019

European Stocks Rise After ECB Policy Decision U.S. futures wavered and European stocks gained after the European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged and ahead of a statement from bank President Mario Draghi later today....
14:17, 07/25/2019

DoorDash changes tipping policy following customer outrage Popular US food delivery app bowed to pressure after customers learned the company took tips intended for delivery driversPopular US food delivery app DoorDash has bowed to pressure and changed its tipping policy after customers learned the company took tips intended for delivery drivers.Many of the...
22:00, 07/25/2019

Hurricane travel insurance: When should you buy it and what kind of policy do you need? Don't wait until a storm is on its way to buy insurance. And remember: the insurance company – not you – decides when the policy kicks in.       ...
21:17, 07/15/2019

What Is India's "No First Use" Nuclear Policy: Explained In Five Points Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today underscored that India reserves the right to revoke its 'No First Use' pledge, which has been the cornerstone of its nuclear weapons policy for decades. "It......
19:34, 08/16/2019

Will he? Won't he? How Trump's impulses are driving his Iran policy Everything Trump has done in relation to Iran, driven by his duelling impulses, has kept the US on a trajectory towards conflictOrdering airstrikes and then calling them off at the last minute is one way of working through the contradictions in your Middle East policy, but it is very expensive and h...
20:17, 06/21/2019

How does Labour plan to pay for its energy nationalisation policy? Taking back control from private shareholders will cost a Labour government billionsThe Labour Party has announced plans to take back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders, as part of a sweeping nationalisation policy. We look at how a Labour government plans to pay for the m...
22:17, 05/16/2019

Will the EU's carrot-and-stick policy for Pakistan work? The EU wants to promote trade, regional peace and democracy by tightening its strategic engagement with Pakistan. But does Brussels need to reset its priorities as Islamabad drifts toward authoritarianism?...
18:00, 07/15/2019

YouTube says its policy on 'instructional' hacking videos isn't new This week Kody Kinzie, co-founder of the ethical hacker group Hacker Interchange, reported that its YouTube channel had received a strike for breaking one of its rules. Which rule? A ban against "Instructional hacking and phishing: Showing users how......
07:52, 07/06/2019

ECB's policy message well understood by market: Visco Investors have understood the European Central Bank's latest policy message "very well", ECB policymaker Ignazio Visco said on Sunday when asked about a rise in the euro despite the possibility of new monetary easing....
13:51, 06/09/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil's environmental policy Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is "wrecking" environmental protections....
02:17, 05/09/2019

Target implements policy that allows moms to breastfeed ‘wherever’ TODAY – Last week a Texas mom who was breastfeeding her 10-month-old son at a local pool was asked to cover up while she nursed. When she refused, police escorted her from the pool. Stories about moms being shamed or punished for breastfeeding their babies in public are common — but Target is ...
02:00, 06/20/2019

Key Points To Know About RBI's February, April Policy Reviews Before the release of the RBI's June 6 statement, in which economists expect a reduction in repo rate, here's a recap of the last two bi-monthly reviews, in February and April this year....
10:17, 06/05/2019

Adam Silver: NBA could abolish 'one-and-done' policy by 2022 NBA Commissioner Adam Silver believes the "one-and-done" policy that prevents high school players from immediately joining the NBA could be abolished by 2022....
05:00, 05/13/2019

IMDb changes names policy after transgender protest The film website now allows users to remove birth names, revising earlier policy after feedback from LGBTQ+ groupsThe Internet Movie Database, the web’s largest resource of film and TV information, is revising its policy on whether birth names must be included in talent profiles.The site – which is ...
19:51, 08/13/2019

Apple’s repair policy is a far cry from its customer-first philosophy Apple’s customer support is a topic so expansive, you can write a book about it and it will rival War and Peace not only in length but in the amount of drama it will contain as well. Stories about people’s experience with Apple service representatives cover the whole spectrum of human emotions: from...
17:17, 05/15/2019

|OPINION:IfRamaphosachoosesSAoverANC,itmaybegoodforboth Having helped carry the ANC across the finish line in elections earlier this month, despite South Africans’ impatience with the party’s persistent corruption, President Cyril Ramaphosa will now need to lead his party toward greater reform....
14:17, 05/18/2019

Opinion: How important is a car's nationality? Brum brum: Defender production is leaving the Midlands The new Land Rover Defender will be built in Slovakia but can still be seen as a British icon It’s official: the new Land Rover Defender will be built in Slovakia, and not Solihull.  That won’t really be much of a surprise to Autocar readers:...
13:34, 05/02/2019

|OPINION:Sorry,Amazon.KimKardashianisnowastore Luxury fashion is getting ready for its selfie. If it likes what it sees, the global apparel market could become a battle of the Everything Store against the Everyone Store, says Andrea Felsted....
14:00, 06/01/2019

Opinion: Dyson car hardly looks like a gamble Proven success in other markets has given the brand expertise in electric motors that should prove vital to car development Never let it be forgotten that Dyson makes a hair dryer that costs £299 – when you can buy something that’s supposed to do the same job in a supermarket for £12.95. Such is it...
02:34, 05/09/2019

Opinion: JLR and BMW is an old alliance rebooted It shouldn't come as that big a surprise to see the two brands partnering up on electrification Nineteen years ago, BMW’s ownership of the then Rover Group was about to hit the rocks. Into its fifth year, the Rover 75 saloon had just arrived in showrooms but, behind the scenes, BMW - then a much sm...
23:17, 06/06/2019

Opinion: why the McLaren F1 still excites 25 years on from our first spin in the legendary F1, we reflect on the innumerable areas in which it still stands out Just how fast is a McLaren F1? In May 1994, an eager 14-year-old picked up a copy of Autocar that promised to reveal all. Inside, an in-depth road test – sorry, the only road test –...
14:17, 06/08/2019

Opinion: Sudan must not become another Egypt The conflict between Sudan's ruling military council and protesters is worsening, with reports of deaths and injuries in Khartoum. After months of peaceful protest, demonstrators now deserve Europe's full support....
22:00, 06/03/2019

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which confers dignity on every human being, writes Alexander Görlach....
06:51, 05/17/2019

Opinion: Think twice about outrageous CEO (retirement) pay Daimler chief Dieter Zetsche is just the latest to have his retirement pay package highlighted. Though modest by international standards, these payoffs reward mediocrity and must come to an end says DW's Timothy Rooks....
09:34, 05/22/2019

Opinion: In the end, it was a backroom deal The nomination of Ursula von der Leyen for European Commission president is a victory for Angela Merkel, but a blow to the EU parliament. There's a lesson the parties can learn from this fiasco, says DW's Barbara Wesel....
05:00, 07/03/2019

Opinion: is the new 1 Series still a driver's car? BMW's shift from rear-wheel drive for the latest 1 Series won't please everyone, but it makes sense when you look at the figures In an increasingly homogenised world, variety is always welcome – and from that perspective alone it’s a shame that BMW has abandoned rear-wheel drive for the 1 Series. F...
03:17, 05/27/2019

Share your opinion — become a BI Insider! As a dedicated Business Insider reader, we’d like to invite you to join our BI Insiders Panel, an exclusive online community of Business Insider readers! Here are some of the TOP benefits of being a BI Insider! Earn points towards cutting-edge research reports from the Business Insider Intell...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Opinion: Not your grandparents' Europe Europe has come a long way over two generations, but it's not yet where it needs to be. The EU needs to reform its unequal voting system and give citizens true political voices as Europeans, argues DW's Cristina Burack....
15:51, 05/21/2019

Opinion: Red roses for mom, red cards for the right Mother's Day isn't just about flowers and family, but also feminism and the continuing struggle for women's equal rights. The movement can't let the holiday be co-opted by right-wing populists, writes Astrid Prange....
17:00, 05/12/2019

Opinion: What's next for journalism in the Erdogan era? Journalists have had a hard time in Erdogan's Turkey: initially dismissed from their jobs, hundreds went on to be arrested. Now, they're grappling with the publication of a blacklist. Bülent Mumay asks what's next....
21:51, 07/11/2019

Opinion: The revolt of the masses 2.0 The French revolution overthrew aristocracy, the velvet one ousted Communist regimes. Today, says Ivaylo Ditchev, massed ranks of digital natives are rising up against the final bastion of inequality: the expert....
00:17, 06/01/2019

Opinion: The forgotten lessons of D-Day Representatives from a number of countries are commemorating the Allied landing at Normandy 75 years ago with a gigantic show. But some are forgetting the lessons we must learn from World War II, says DW's Martin Muno....
19:17, 06/05/2019

Global Stocks Edge Up Amid Questions on Fed Policy Stocks mostly rose as investors weighed the chances of a U.S. interest-rate cut after data showed the nation’s inflation was weaker than expected. Crude oil prices jumped after a suspected attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
11:17, 06/13/2019

China’s Evolving Toolkit to Manage Monetary Policy China’s monetary policy is in flux, as the central bank tries to weed out risky lending while ensuring money keeps flowing into the economy. To achieve those sometimes competing goals, the People’s Bank of China is engaging liquidity tools and pricing signals, while keeping its historical benchmarks...
11:34, 06/07/2019

How John Bolton Became Trump’s Attack Dog on Foreign Policy The tip came in from Israeli intelligence: Iran was preparing to attack U.S. or allied forces in Iraq and Syria. U.S. military commanders’ responded by rushing a flotilla of American warships and bombers to the Persian Gulf — enough firepower to do lasting retaliatory damage. But the Ame...
12:51, 05/07/2019

Trump orders new policy about military academies, pro sports WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a presidential memorandum ordering the Pentagon to develop a new policy to allow athletes attending the nation’s military academies to play professional sports immediately after graduating. The memo says student athletes should be able to def...
01:51, 06/27/2019

U.S. Scuttles Arctic Accord on Climate Change Policy The disagreement left the Arctic Council, which was formed to help protect the region's fragile environment, unable to issue a joint declaration for the first time in its history....
14:51, 05/07/2019

Fed Officials Viewed July Rate Cut as 'Recalibration' of Policy Federal Reserve officials saw their move to cut interest rates last month as a “recalibration” rather than the start of a more aggressive easing cycle and were reluctant at their latest policy meeting to say how future moves would unfold....
03:34, 08/22/2019

Asylum seekers anxiously cross into U.S. as new policy kicks in As a new Trump administration policy aimed at making almost all migrants ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border spread fear this week, those at the front of the line in Mexican border cities found the gates to the United States were still open, though they will face a much higher bar to s...
03:00, 07/18/2019

Trump denies friction with top aides over Iran policy U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday denied friction with his hawkish foreign policy advisers on Iran, specifically giving statements of support to White House national security adviser John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
00:17, 05/18/2019

De Blasio still isn’t ready to talk about his 2020 policy proposals Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday he’s not ready to release policy proposals for his 2020 presidential bid — even though he’s been toying with the idea of a White House run for five months. “Is there anything new that you would propose if you’re elected president to address af...
23:34, 05/17/2019

LIC Jeevan Labh Policy: Premium, Sum Assured, Other Details Here LIC Jeevan Labh Policy: Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of Indian, the country's largest life insurance company offers various insurance products which include endowment and term insurance plans.......
16:34, 05/14/2019

Tyreke Evans Kicked Out Of NBA For Drug Policy Violation This afternoon, the NBA announced that Pacers guard and former rookie of the year Tyreke Evans has been “dismissed and disqualified from the league for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program.” The league said he will be eligible to apply for reinstatement in two years....
01:34, 05/18/2019

Honesty is majority policy in lost wallet experiment Public more likely to return wallet containing larger sum of money, global study findsHere’s a moral dilemma: if you find a wallet stuffed with bank notes, do you pocket the cash or track down the owner to return it? We can each speak for ourselves, but now a team of economists have put the unsuspec...
21:34, 06/20/2019

Dan Le Batard rips ESPN’s no-politics policy but stays on the air ESPN spent Friday telling employees that its no-politics policy is still in place even after Dan Le Batard violated it and remained on the air without any known discipline. ESPN officials were spreading the word through the media Friday that nothing has changed in terms of the policy under which it ...
21:17, 07/19/2019

How PM Modi changed the face of Indian foreign policy India has usually adopted a "non-aligned" foreign policy, but since Prime Minister Modi came to power in 2014, New Delhi has shown more assertiveness in international relations, particularly in its dealing with Pakistan....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Huawei warns US hurting itself with tough tech policy ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — A senior executive for Chinese technology giant Huawei says he is hoping the company’s animosity with the United States will be resolved and warned that the U.S. will be shooting itself in the foot if it were to shun Chinese technology. Mika Lauhde, Huawei’s...
13:34, 06/06/2019

Facebook ‘evaluating’ deepfake video policy: Zuckerberg Facebook, like other social media companies, does not have a specific policy against deepfakes, whose potential threat has emerged only in the last couple of years....
06:17, 06/27/2019

Zuckerberg says company ‘evaluating’ deepfake video policy SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is evaluating how it should handle “deepfake” videos created with artificial intelligence and high-tech tools to yield false but realistic clips. Zuckerberg said in an interview at the Aspen Ideas Festival Ideas Festival ...
01:51, 06/27/2019

NFL and marijuana: Players hope for change in punishing policy Retired football players, who use marijuana to help with injuries suffered on the field, are becoming vocal advocates for legal weed.        ...
15:34, 05/15/2019

Fed could signal a policy shift toward future rate cuts WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve seems poised to pivot from keeping interest rates steady to holding out the option of cutting rates if it were to decide that the economic expansion needs support. The Fed isn’t considered ready to announce that it’s reducing rates for the first time...
08:51, 06/19/2019

Zuckerberg says developing deepfake video policy is ‘really important’ Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is evaluating how it should handle “deepfake” videos created with artificial intelligence and high-tech tools to yield false but realistic clips....
01:17, 06/28/2019

Trump’s Policy Could Alter the Face of the American Immigrant The Trump administration’s new means-testing rule is an attempt to change the profile of the American immigrant. No more is the U.S. a place that welcomes the poor....
07:00, 08/15/2019

Trump to lay out immigration policy in coming days -senators U.S. President Donald Trump plans a speech in coming days to lay out his views on how immigration laws should be overhauled, Republican senators said on Tuesday after top White House advisers briefed them on the plan....
00:51, 05/15/2019

Asked about Huawei sanctions, Britain says still reviewing 5G policy The British government is reviewing its policy on 5G and will make an announcement when ready, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Thursday when asked whether U.S. sanctions had persuaded the government to reconsider its strategy....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Democrats fume that de Blasio keeps stealing their policy ideas He may be longing for a loftier official title, but Mayor Bill de Blasio has already been given a new nickname back at home — Bigfoot. The 6-foot-5 mayor — who on Thursday became the 23rd Democrat to announce a 2020 presidential bid — earned the moniker, sources say, for routinely swiping the policy...
15:34, 05/16/2019

Twitter's new policy is aimed squarely at Donald Trump Many Twitter users have been complaining about several tweets disseminated by President Donald Trump. These Twitter members say that if they sent out tweets with the same insults and language used by the president, they would have had their account suspended. After all, besides giving insulting name...
22:34, 06/27/2019

Are right-wing populists a threat to European climate policy? Right-wing populists have been gaining support throughout Europe and many of them deny the dangers of climate change. What does that mean for the future of climate policy on the continent?...
19:17, 05/16/2019

Iran's Tanker Seizure Presents U.K. With Policy Dilemma Britain’s decision to seize an Iranian tanker off the coast of its overseas territory of Gibraltar earlier this month is fast snowballing, dragging the country deeper into an escalating crisis between Iran and the West....
21:51, 07/20/2019

Fed Vice Chairman Says U.S. Monetary Policy 'Is in a Good Place' Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida pushed back against market speculation that the central bank would cut interest rates to boost inflation after price pressures sagged earlier this year....
19:51, 05/07/2019

Indy backup receives 4-game ban for violation of NFL policy INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts offensive tackle Antonio Garcia will miss the first four games of this season after being suspended for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. He will be eligible to participate in this week’s three-day minicamp, training ca...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Modi promotes neighborhood-first policy in Sri Lanka visit Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Sri Lanka for a brief visit as part of his first overseas tour since reelection that emphasizes India’s “neighborhood-first policy.”...
08:51, 06/09/2019

Confusion, fear reigns on Mexico border with new US policy Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refuge claims by Central Americans meant for their bids to find a better life in America...
11:51, 07/17/2019

Iranian students protest university’s hijab policy Students at Tehran University demonstrated on Monday against the Iranian institution’s policy of coercing women to wear hijabs. The headscarf — or hijab — is required in public for all women in Iran. Those who violate the rules are usually sentenced to two months in prison or less and fi...
22:34, 05/14/2019

Trump's public attacks have 'no effect' on Fed policy, Rosengren says Trump's constant berating of the Fed and its actions does not influence the central bank's decisions, Boston Fed's Eric Rosengren says....
05:17, 07/20/2019

New Industrial Policy To Be Announced Soon: President Ram Nath Kovind The government will soon announce a new industrial policy aimed at promoting growth of industries and creation of jobs, President Ram Nath Kovind said Thursday....
11:51, 06/20/2019

Trump burnishes foreign policy at election rally Kicking off his 2020 presidential re-election campaign, President Donald Trump ran through a litany of foreign policy achievements from his first two years in office. (June 19)        ...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Rajasthan Government Releases Biofuel Policy 2019 The Rajasthan government on Friday released biofuel rules-2019 on the eve of the World Biofuel Day. Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot said Rajasthan is the first state in the country to bring the......
11:35, 08/11/2019

1,000 toys displayed at a Michigan church take aim at US immigration policy The dolls and stuffed animals at First United Methodist Church is meant to convey "the enormity" of family separation policies, the organizer said.        ...
04:00, 05/14/2019

A month after G20, Trump's Asia policy achievements appear to be unraveling At the end of June, US President Donald Trump appeared to have deals in hand with North Korea and China that would have put nuclear and trade talks back on track....
11:51, 08/02/2019

ESPN reasserts policy on political talk after attack ESPN is reminding employees of the network’s policy to avoid talking politics after radio show host Dan Le Batard criticized President Donald Trump and the network itself on air...
23:34, 07/20/2019

Asia shares slip, long for clarity on Fed policy Asian shares drifted off on Thursday as uncertainty over the outlook for both U.S. interest rates and the chance of global fiscal stimulus sucked the life out of markets....
10:00, 08/22/2019

UK parliamentary committee questions StanChart's remuneration policy The head of the British parliament's Work and Pensions Committee has written to the chair of Standard Chartered Plc's remuneration committee questioning the bank's executive pension pay levels after more than a third of shareholders voted against its directors' remuneration policy....
07:00, 07/22/2019

Trump arrives in Japan with his Asia policy in tatters Shinzo Abe's long game is paying off. Only a year ago, the Japanese Prime Minister was looking like the odd one out as US President Donald Trump cozied up to China's Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
09:51, 05/24/2019

Under Fire For Its Treatment Of Pregnant Athletes, Nike Changes Policy Having faced increased scrutiny regarding its treatment of pregnant athletes, Nike is changing its policy to guarantee a pregnant athlete's pay and bonuses cannot be cut over the 18-month period......
03:00, 08/17/2019

Airbnb is the latest company to set a strict dating policy If you work at Airbnb and want to date a co-worker, you get just one shot to ask them out. “You can only ask another employee on a date once and it can’t be someone in your chain of management, so not your boss or someone on your team,” an Airbnb employee told MarketWatch, referring......
23:51, 07/01/2019

RBI Ordered To Review Its Disclosure Policy On Banks Under RTI: 10 Points The Supreme Court last week gave the Reserve Bank of India "a last opportunity" to disclose details such as its list of wilful defaulters under Right to Information Act (RTI Act). The top court also......
10:00, 04/29/2019

ECB’s transgender review could result in more medical-driven policy • Testosterone levels may have to match IOC guidelines• Policy could mirror that of Cricket AustraliaThe England and Wales Cricket Board is reviewing its transgender policy before its £20m semi-professional women’s competition starts next year.Under ECB rules the eligibility of players in women’s do...
20:34, 08/14/2019

These 9 cities will be hit hardest by Trump’s new immigration policy The Trump administration issued a new rule that allows the U.S. to reject visa and green-card applications on the basis of the applicant’s income.       ...
03:34, 08/15/2019

Wall St. moves higher; Fed policy meeting on the horizon U.S. stocks ticked higher on Monday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq powering ahead, as investors awaited a pivotal Federal Reserve meeting for clues on the path ahead for interest rates....
17:51, 06/17/2019

Warren's new U.S. immigration policy would end border crossing as a crime Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday announced a broad immigration policy that would decriminalize undocumented border crossing and end the use of privately run detention centers if she is elected president....
21:34, 07/11/2019

Over 900 children separated at U.S. border since policy halted: ACLU The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday asked a federal judge to stop the Trump administration's ongoing separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying the government had taken more than 900 children from their parents since the policy officially ended last year.  ...
08:51, 07/31/2019

Far-right MEPs could threaten EU climate policy, experts warn Fears that predicted influx of climate deniers would obstruct action on environmentAn influx of climate-denying far-right MEPs could pose a “toxic” threat to EU climate policy after the European elections, according to senior MEPs and academics.Populist parties are expected to take up to a third of ...
18:17, 05/21/2019

New US policy on seized property in Cuba threatens EU ties Trump administration changes to the so-called Helms-Burton Act have come into force, allowing for lawsuits against foreign firms in Cuba. The move has set the White House on a collision course with European allies....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Former US Sen. Richard Lugar, foreign policy expert, dies Former longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana, a foreign policy expert who helped spur the dismantling and securing of thousands of nuclear weapons in the former Soviet states, has died....
23:00, 04/28/2019

| Former US Sen. Richard Lugar, foreign policy expert, dies Former longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana, a foreign policy expert who helped spur the dismantling and securing of thousands of nuclear weapons in the former Soviet states, has died...
22:17, 04/28/2019

Joe Biden is now in the 2020 presidential race — here are some of his key policy stances Biden, 76, starts out the race to take on President Trump as the favorite among Democratic voters, consistently taking the top spot in early polling....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Stephen Miller flexes policy might with new asylum crackdown The White House move this week to crackdown on asylum fraud is the latest example of top aide Stephen Miller’s influence on President Trump’s trademark issue, according to insiders....
13:51, 05/02/2019

Venezuela's political crisis exposes policy divisions in EU European countries urged restraint in Venezuela on Tuesday and called for new elections as a way to settle the political crisis in the South American country, but there wasn't a unified voice immediately on whether to support or condemn the opposition's move to oust President Nicolás Maduro....
22:34, 04/30/2019

Wall St. holds on to gains; Fed policy meeting eyed Wall Street's main indexes rose on Monday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq leading the pack, as investors awaited a key Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year....
20:17, 06/17/2019

U.S. Fed policy-makers debate merit of a repo facility Federal Reserve officials argued the pros and cons of a possible policy tool that allows banks to borrow from the U.S. central bank using Treasuries and other securities as collateral, minutes of the Fed's June policy meeting released on Wednesday showed....
02:00, 07/11/2019

Oregon House approves progressive climate policy The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-and trade-program. The program would put an overall limit on greenhouse gas emissions and auction off pollution “allowances” for each ton of carbon industries plan to emit. Only the state’s largest polluters would be targeted. Lawmak...
13:17, 06/18/2019

A Year Later, Twitter’s New Banned Speech Policy Adds Little to the Old One An effort to forbid “dehumanizing” tweets was scaled back after criticism and debate, and for now focuses only on those directed at religious groups....
17:34, 07/09/2019

Venezuela’s political crisis exposes policy divisions in EU European countries have urged restraint in Venezuela and called for new elections as a way to settle the crisis there, but there wasn’t a unified voice on whether to support or condemn the opposition’s move to oust President Nicolás Maduro...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Weightlifter Hubbard becomes lightning rod for criticism of transgender policy Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard's gold medal-winning performance at the Pacific Games continues to reverberate long after the event, with a New Zealand women's group demanding sports authorities put a stop to "unfair" competition....
09:17, 07/30/2019

UK’s Labour shifts policy, now backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain’s main opposition Labour Party says Britain’s next prime minister should hold a referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc...
14:51, 07/09/2019

Lawyers pinpoint EU migrant policy as crime against humanity Human rights lawyers are accusing the European Union of committing crimes against humanity in its treatment of migrants who hope to cross the Mediterranean from Libya...
13:51, 06/03/2019

Allyson Felix: Nike changes policy for pregnant athletes Six-time Olympic gold medallist Allyson Felix says female athletes will "no longer be financially penalised for having a child" after Nike changed its sponsorship contracts....
17:00, 08/17/2019

US abortion policy is 'extremist hate' and 'torture', says UN commissioner Trump administration’s ban on terminations is a crisis directed at women, warns Kate GilmoreThe US policy on abortion is a form of extremist hate that amounts to the torture of women, the UN deputy high commissioner for human rights told the Guardian.The attack on women’s rights was a “crisis”, orga...
08:51, 06/04/2019

Brooklyn man sues DoorDash for ‘misleading’ tipping policy Brooklyn man Alan Arkin's suit blasts DoorDash Inc. for "materially false and misleading" tipping representations on its app, which the court papers called "likely to deceive the public."...
07:51, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Turkey's partnership in the program if Ankara pursues a plan to buy a Russian missile defense system....
19:51, 05/23/2019

Anti-abortion groups found a way around Google’s new ad policy In May, Google announced plans to crack down on misleading advertisements from anti-abortion groups that present themselves as abortion clinics online. In the tech giant’s initial update, it changed its “Healthcare and medicines” policy after numerous allegations that it provided $150,000 in free ad...
18:34, 08/20/2019

Coulthard: "I broke the policy" in DJR Penske Supercars clash Fabian Coulthard has admitted he was at fault for the collision with Supercars championship leading DJR Team Penske team-mate Scott McLaughlin on lap one of the Winton opener...
14:00, 05/25/2019

AFN chief says Canadians are divided on pipelines, energy policy Assembly of First Nations Chief Perry Bellegarde ended his two year boycott of the annual premiers meeting, but says he will keep pushing for a regular Indigenous voice at the table....
15:17, 07/10/2019

Boris Johnson could shift UK policy on Huawei after US warnings British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s national security team is reviewing the United Kingdom’s posture toward Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications giant that U.S. officials regard as a platform for spy agencies....
06:51, 08/13/2019

LIC Jeevan Shanti Policy: Pensions, Premium, Other Benefits Here LIC Policy: Jeevan Shanti Policy is one such single premium plan wherein the policy holder has an option to choose from an immediate or deferred annuity, LIC said on its website. Under the Jeevan......
18:51, 05/09/2019

Is your insurance policy good enough? Here's a checklist to review Folks commonly see insurance as a once-and-done purchase. But you need to review your policies to make sure you have enough coverage.        ...
14:17, 06/02/2019

'More than lip service': Detroit voters look for policy reform in Dems For its voters, hosting the second debate of the 2020 Democratic primaries is an opportunity to shed light on systemic issuesFor Detroit resident Jerry Hebron, gun control and criminal justice reform issues are personal.In June, her cousin, who was about to graduate from high school with honors, was...
10:51, 07/29/2019

YouTube Combats Copyright Trolls With Content ID Policy Changes YouTube’s copyright protection system is kind of a mess. YouTube places much of the burden on content creators to dispute copyright claims, while rights holders can slap strikes or even seize revenue generated by videos after filing a claim, often before the YouTuber even has a chance to respond.Rea...
19:34, 08/16/2019

Monetary policy: Argentina takes its bitter medicine Another financial crisis has rocked the country. As it slips into what could be a deep recession, time is running out to achieve the recovery that could create the conditions for a pro-market candidate to win next year’s presidential elections....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Editor of Carver, McInerney fired for ‘breach’ of policy NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent literary editor has been fired for an undisclosed “breach” of company policy. Gary Fisketjon had worked with such authors as Raymond Carver, Cormac McCarthy and Richard Ford. In confirming Fisketjon’s dismissal, Alfred A. Knopf spokesman Paul Bogaards de...
04:34, 05/18/2019

China says almost 40 states openly back its Xinjiang policy Almost 40 states have written to the United Nations supporting China's policies in the western region of Xinjiang, a Chinese diplomat told the U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday....
17:51, 07/12/2019

One Child Nation: looking back at China's horrifying policy Director Nanfu Wang discusses her shocking, award-winning new documentary and the dangers she faced while making itAuthoritarian states have a quiet, insidious way of dressing up the immoral in the dowdy finery of the bureaucratically sanctioned. To an audience member sitting for Nanfu Wang’s harrow...
16:17, 08/13/2019

Myanmar: UN threatens to withdraw aid over 'policy of apartheid' against Rohingya Exclusive: Body says it will withhold support ‘beyond life-saving assistance’ in internally displaced persons camps The United Nations in Myanmar has warned it will withdraw support in Rakhine state to avoid complicity in a government “policy of apartheid” for Rohingya Muslims.A letter seen by the G...
04:00, 06/17/2019

Trump Fed pick says he would win Senate backing if debate were over policy President Donald Trump's pick for a Federal Reserve Board seat, economic commentator Stephen Moore, said on Thursday he would win the Senate's needed backing for the post if the debate over his prospective nomination were about policy, Bloomberg Television reported....
03:17, 05/03/2019

School district changes cold sandwich policy after backlash WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island school district has reversed its decision to serve cold sandwiches instead of hot lunches to students whose families owe lunch money. Warwick schools said this week it would serve sunflower butter and jelly sandwiches to students whose families are in arrears, spa...
23:51, 05/09/2019

Westboro Baptist protests Morehouse over transgender policy ATLANTA (AP) — The Westboro Baptist Church protested outside of the country’s only all-male historically black college over the school’s new admission policy that accepts transgender men. WXIA-TV reports the demonstrators from the Kansas-based church appeared outside Morehouse College in...
10:34, 05/20/2019

Trump Faces Growing Foreign Policy Tests President Trump’s “America First” foreign policy is being challenged on four fronts at once, creating an extraordinary test of the White House’s ability to manage multiple crises and deliver on its ambitious agenda....
04:00, 05/10/2019

What To Expect From Shaktikanta Das-Led Monetary Policy Committee Today The Monetary Policy Committee, headed by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, will conclude its second bi-monthly review of the current financial year today. While many analysts expect the six-member panel......
08:17, 06/06/2019

Nike to Change Pregnancy Policy in Athlete Contracts Nike said it is adding language to new contracts for female athletes that will protect their pay during pregnancy, after coming under fire for cutting compensation for some athletes....
08:17, 05/18/2019

Lib Dem leader could make it party policy to revoke Brexit Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has said changing his party's policy from demanding a second referendum to outright revocation of Article 50 is "tempting" and could happen by the autumn. ...
07:34, 05/18/2019

WFE Open Letter to Global Financial Policy Makers Following the General Assembly of the World Federation of Exchanges in Milan on 13 and 14 October, the WFE wrote an open letter to global financial policy makers about the role exchanges can play in the current economic situation. ......
08:51, 05/03/2019

Opinion: Will Monsanto be Bayer's undoing? Another heavy blow has been dealt to German company Bayer. The firm was ordered by a US court to pay compensation in yet another glyphosate-related case. Bayer needs to act swiftly, say DW's Henrik Böhme....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Opinion: It's time to end human trafficking To end the trafficking of men, women and children, we need to go after the smugglers — but also hold governments accountable, writes guest commentator Antonio Vitorino of the International Organization for Migration....
16:51, 07/30/2019

Opinion: Why we remember Tiananmen Square Thirty years have gone by since the world watched the Tiananmen Square massacre in China. So why must we remember the events of June 4? It's a deceptively simple question, says academic Perry Link....
22:00, 06/03/2019

Here's a better way for pro-lifers to win the battle for public opinion Thanks to advances in scientific imagery, neonatal medicine, and contraception development, the pro-life movement is more poised than ever to shift evenly-split opinion in its direction. But grandstanding, such as the Alabama bill that would forbid rape victims from obtaining abortions at any point ...
19:17, 05/15/2019

Opinion: Why Volkswagen needs to reinvent its image A new logo is just the beginning of a brand-wide revamp that seeks to draw a line under Dieselgate It’s not hyperbole to say the Volkswagen ID 3 will be one of the most significant cars in the history of the company. The first fully electric car developed on Volkswagen’s all-electric MEB platform, ...
06:00, 08/23/2019

Opinion: Why Jon Stewart fights for the 9/11 heroes In a recent congressional hearing, Jon Stewart displayed passionate conviction for the men and women sickened by exposure to Ground Zero toxins. His testimony has resonated around the country....
09:51, 06/14/2019

Opinion: US women did what was necessary in 13-0 blowout of Thailand The U.S. women beat Thailand 13-0 in its World Cup opener. How's that any different than a college football team running up the score?       ...
00:51, 06/12/2019

Opinion: Has Greta Thunberg gone overboard? Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is sailing from Europe to New York to travel carbon-free. But few ordinary people will be able to follow her example, writes DW's Felix Steiner....
03:34, 08/15/2019

Opinion: Boko Haram — no end in sight Ten years ago, the radical Boko Haram sect became a terror organisation and embarked on a trail of murder and mayhem that continues today. The Nigerian government has learnt little from past mistakes, says Thomas Mösch....
10:17, 08/01/2019

Opinion: The significance of Germany's constitution Most Germans greatly value their constitution, which is also a result of Germany's dark Nazi past. But even so, Germany must work hard to preserve its democracy, argues former constitutional judge Udo Di Fabio....
11:00, 05/23/2019

Opinion: Two all-English finals? Be careful what you wish for... Liverpool and Tottenham in the Champions League final, Arsenal and Chelsea in the Europa League final. Is it all a question of money and do German teams need to spend more to keep up? No and no, writes DW's Matt Ford....
14:17, 05/10/2019

Opinion: The IPCC is right, if we want food, we have to look after our land As we learn how climate change leaves our food security — and us — hanging in the balance, it's time to stop behaving as though the planet were an endless store of goodies, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
12:00, 08/09/2019

Opinion: Car design - the new Mission Impossible? i8 fulfilled its objective as a 'statement piece' for early EV adopters Why planning ten years ahead is getting harder than ever Who’d be BMW Group design director Adrian van Hooydonk, a man consistently accused of popping “all-new” designs out of jelly moulds and somehow simultaneously wrecking ...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Opinion: Why Germany beats the pessimists While investors from all over the world seek their fortunes in Germany, the prophets of doom are talking down Europe's biggest economy. Facts and fears hugely diverge, says economist Thomas Straubhaar....
16:34, 06/07/2019

Opinion: Maguire is not enough for United to succeed "Manchester United have dramatically improved their defensive options with the signings of Harry Maguire and Aaron Wan-Bissaka, but there is still much to do to challenge for the top four."...
15:34, 08/05/2019

Opinion: Trump vs. Huawei, and the end of the smartphone? The trade spat between Washington and Beijing has reached a new level, with successful Chinese telecoms equipment provider Huawei stuck in the eye of the storm. Where will this all end, asks DW's Henrik Böhme....
22:51, 05/24/2019

Opinion: Thailand's democratic dictatorship Although Thailand's military junta has now been formally elected into office, its hold on power shows that the country's politics are a tangled hybrid of democracy and authoritarianism, says Pravit Rojanaphruk....
15:17, 06/06/2019

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally legitimate, says Alexander Görlach....
14:51, 06/12/2019

Opinion: The significance of Germany's Basic Law Most Germans greatly value their Basic Law, which is also a result of Germany's dark Nazi past. But even so, Germany must work hard to preserve its democracy, argues former constitutional judge Udo Di Fabio....
14:51, 05/23/2019

Opinion: BMW could revive British car manufacturing The 75 was made under BMW’s ownership of Rover BMW sold Land Rover nearly 20 years ago, but maintains a strong presence in British industry BMW’s long relationship with the British car industry was triggered way back in 1993. The then Rover Group approached the company and asked to buy BMW’s imp...
23:17, 08/12/2019

Opinion: A Persian Gulf war can have no winners After the attacks on two oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, the US is blaming Iran. How credible is the accusation, asks DW's Rainer Sollich, and could there be other powers at play?...
14:51, 06/15/2019

Opinion: Ukraine is tired of yesterday Nowhere is democracy's huge and impressive potential more striking than in Ukraine. The parliamentary elections have confirmed a political shakeup, which offers a lot more than just new faces, says DW's Bernd Johann....
14:17, 07/22/2019

Opinion: 'Let's hope it wasn't a foreigner' Germany is in shock after a child was killed at Frankfurt's central train station. When tragedies like these happen, people in the country with migrant backgrounds are particularly affected, says DW's Erkan Arikan....
07:51, 08/01/2019

Opinion: Wait, why are we still doing sports drafts at all? Annual amateur drafts are so deeply embedded in U.S. professional sports culture that we rarely stop to think about how dumb they are.        ...
15:51, 05/16/2019

Opinion: Open discussions, not ingratiation The president-elect of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, wants a more objective debate about the rule of law in Europe. But that doesn't mean she'll cozy up to the populists, says DW's Rosalia Romaniec....
19:34, 07/21/2019

Opinion: Turkish democracy is still alive The Turkish opposition’s victory over the ruling party in Istanbul’s rerun election is an important victory for democracy. It also sets the stage for a possible shift in the country’s politics, writes DW's Erkan Arikan....
04:17, 06/24/2019

Opinion: The US and Germany — an everyday estrangement US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has just been to Berlin. The composed diplomatic courtesy shows just how far Germany and the US have drifted apart, writes DW's Jens Thurau....
00:17, 06/01/2019

Opinion: US-Iran escalation a threat, but war unlikely The world is on edge over heightened tensions between the US and Iran. But that doesn't mean military confrontation is imminent, writes Rainer Hermann of the German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung....
23:00, 05/12/2019

Opinion: Land Rover could win at electrification Can the SUV manufacturer emerge from a tumultuous period as a frontrunner of mainstream electrification? Land Rover’s plan to restore sales and fiscal health over the next few years – and set itself on the right low-carbon road – sounds plausible, given how much it achieved in the Tata-owned decade...
08:17, 05/13/2019

Opinion: Is the only safe Jew in Germany an invisible one? That the German government's anti-Semitism commissioner advised Jews against wearing a yarmulke is a scandal. If Felix Klein is right, then German society has a fundamental problem, writes Michel Friedman....
10:51, 05/31/2019

Opinion: Last chance for German carmakers Emissions-cheating scandals hitting German car manufacturers have strained relations between policymakers and the auto industry in the country. But DW's Henrik Böhme says it's still the carmakers calling the shots....
15:00, 06/26/2019

Opinion: The EU must respect the nation-state The EU needs unity where such things as the single currency require it. But it also needs to have respect for the diversity of nation-states and their importance for democracy, says Boris Kalnoky....
23:34, 08/18/2019

Opinion: How much bad blood is there between Warriors and Rockets? While Golden State and Houston do a good job of making it seem like they can’t stand each other, at other times relations are confusingly cordial.        ...
01:00, 05/05/2019

Opinion: A political bombshell in Kosovo Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has surprisingly resigned after being requested to face a special war crimes tribunal in The Hague. This will have far-reaching political consequences, says Vilma Filaj-Ballvora....
18:34, 07/20/2019

Opinion: Strongmen with weak economies Trump, Putin, Erdogan, Orban — are all "strong leaders" who boast that they are fostering economic dominance. The truth, says Alexander Görlach, is that their countries are in decline....
03:51, 05/02/2019

Opinion: The Kremlin fears its own people Russian police reacted with force and arrested more than 1,000 people during opposition protests in Moscow. As the nervousness of Russia's rulers increases, so does the courage of its opposition, writes Mirodrag Soric....
18:51, 07/29/2019

Opinion: Ford's new Puma is a fresh take on the SUV The 'very European' new compact SUV could be the future of the family car The sense of excitement senior Ford people have for the Puma is clear. Ford has taken an admirably fresh look at the booming compact SUV market and decided that another scaled-down, old-school SUV is not the way of the future...
06:51, 06/26/2019

‘They’re deporting the wrong people’: a family torn apart by border policy Leticia Stegall owned a business, paid taxes and had a teenage daughter who was a US citizen, but Ice deported her anywayLeticia Stegall still runs the Blue Line bar. Drawing up the rotas. Ordering barrels of beer. Encouraging the staff to put the TVs on, the umbrellas out and clear the tables quick...
13:17, 08/02/2019

Why the First Democratic Debates Will Force 2020 Candidates to Get Serious About Immigration Policy It’s no accident that the Democratic Party chose to host its first 2020 presidential debate in Miami. Florida is the nation’s biggest battleground, Miami is rich with Democratic voters, and the so-called “capital of Latin America”—a city where more than 70% of the popul...
05:17, 06/26/2019

The Latest: Oregon House approves progressive climate policy SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on Oregon’s cap and trade proposal (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-and trade-program. The program would put an overall limit on greenhouse gas emissions and auction off pollution “allowances” for each ton o...
07:00, 06/18/2019

Sex toy companies unite to protest double standards of Facebook’s ad policy Last month, Dame, a female-founded sex toy company, announced it was suing the MTA (Metropolitan Transportation Authority) for censoring its campaign on NYC’s subway. On the subway today, you’ll probably spot a few ads promoting medication for erectile dysfunction and low male libidos from companies...
11:17, 07/31/2019

HHS moves to roll back Obama-era transgender health policy The Trump administration proposed revoking Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday, a move LGBT groups fear will result in some Americans being denied needed medical treatment....
20:51, 05/24/2019

Australia prime minister joins transgender policy backlash Cricket Australia (CA) have come under fire for a new policy aimed at making the sport inclusive for transgender and gender diverse players, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison describing it as "heavy-handed" and "mystifying" on Friday....
11:00, 08/09/2019

Africa could be about to benefit from dovish policy shifts in the US, experts predict Central bankers across Africa are paying special attention to the noises coming out of the U.S. Federal Reserve as they mull impending calls on monetary policy easing....
17:17, 07/22/2019

MLB examining netting policy after Cubs fan hospitalized by foul ball HOUSTON — Major League Baseball said Thursday it will keep examining its policy on protective netting at stadiums a day after a young fan was struck by a foul ball and hospitalized. The girl was hit during Wednesday night’s game between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros, an incident MLB called “ex...
01:34, 05/31/2019

Top Court To Hear Case Against LIC For "Duping" 5 Crore Policy Holders A non-profit organization engaged in promoting financial literacy has moved the Supreme Court, alleging cheating, especially of senior citizens, by the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) through its......
06:51, 07/05/2019

LIC Jeevan Labh Policy: Premium, Eligibility, Sum Assured, Details Here LIC insurance policy: LIC Jeevan Labh policy comes under three different policy/premium paying terms these are 16 years policy term and 10 years premium paying term, 21 years policy term and 15 years......
13:00, 06/10/2019

Labour frontbencher denies second referendum is official Brexit policy A senior Labour frontbencher has denied the party's official stance on Brexit is to push for a second referendum despite a host of senior colleagues backing a new public vote....
16:17, 06/09/2019

Government To Continue With Zero Terror Policy, Amit Shah Said: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government will continue with the policy of zero tolerance against terror, which brought the BJP back in power with a thumping majority in the recently held national......
20:34, 06/03/2019

Presidential hopeful Biden looking for ‘middle ground’ climate policy Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is crafting a climate change policy he hopes will appeal to both environmentalists and the blue-collar voters who elected Donald Trump, according to two sources, carving out a middle ground approach that will likely face heavy resistance from green activists...
20:34, 05/10/2019

Elizabeth Warren says she'd reverse policy on indicting presidents – live The Senator and 2020 Democratic candidate says she’d push legislation to make it so that a sitting president may be charged with a crimeSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.58pm BST White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the White House is monitoring reports that North Kor...
17:51, 05/31/2019

Sea-Watch rescuers slam 'shameful' German, EU refugee policy The humanitarian NGO has accused the EU of deliberately allowing tense standoffs over migrants at Mediterranean ports to deter ships from rescuing people. Sea-Watch captain Carola Rackete is under house arrest in Italy....
01:51, 07/03/2019

Teens stand in cage outside U.N. building to protest U.S. immigration policy Teenagers stood inside a metal cage outside U.N. headquarters in Geneva on Monday to punctuate a protest by American and Mexican activists demanding that migrant children in U.S. custody be reunited with parents seeking asylum....
18:34, 06/17/2019

SNC-Lavalin could avoid ban from federal contracts due to delay in policy update An internal federal document obtained by The Canadian Press shows the Liberal government was planning to announce a long-studied revision to its so-called "integrity regime" in early February....
19:17, 06/01/2019

Insurgent Democrats, Many of Them Women, Worry a New Party Policy Will Block Them Democratic primary challengers are often female, young and nonwhite. Many fear a recent move by House Democratic leaders will prevent them from being elected....
13:17, 06/02/2019

Brazilian diplomats 'disgusted' as Bolsonaro pulverizes foreign policy Former ambassadors say far-right leader has cuddled up to rightwing nationalists, irked China, infuriated Middle Eastern partners, and jettisoned its position as climate crisis leaderIt has long been considered one of the jewels of Latin American statecraft; a shrewd, dependable and highly trained f...
18:34, 06/25/2019

Corbyn ally admits Brexit policy has 'damaged' Labour Labour's Brexit policy has "damaged" its electoral standing and the party should now discuss whether to revoke Article 50 if it wins the next election, according to an ally of Jeremy Corbyn on Labour's ruling body....
17:00, 07/07/2019

Mexico president mixes left, conservative policy in 1st year Andrés Manuel López Obrador is marking the anniversary of winning Mexico’s presidency, amid an administration that mixes left, conservative policy in 1st year...
05:00, 07/02/2019

Rupp says ‘clear-bag policy’ in force for Ariana Grande show LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Rupp Arena announced a stricter security policy Monday for the upcoming concert with Grammy Award-winning pop superstar Ariana Grande. Grande, one of the best-selling artists in popular music, is set to bring her Sweetener World Tour to Rupp on Sunday, Nov. 17. But if...
16:51, 07/01/2019

Oculus clarifies VR app return policy, allowing 5 refunds over 30 days There's an important but ambiguous caveat to Oculus' return policy, which seemingly allowed any app to be returned if used for less than two hours.Read More...
18:17, 07/19/2019

Ocasio-Cortez teases ‘radical’ policy proposal on Twitter Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teased a “radical” policy proposal on Twitter Wednesday night, promising that she’d unveil the plan on Wednesday. “New policy proposal dropping tomorrow with a special Senate co-lead,” the Bronx Democrat wrote. “It’s radical, which I always love, and we’re keep...
09:17, 05/09/2019

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00:51, 05/28/2019

Can't Fund Mediclaim Policy, Grounded Jet Tells Employees: 10 Points Jet Airways' chief people officer, Rahul Taneja, told the airline's employees on Tuesday that the company is not able to fund the premium towards its group mediclaim policy. In a note to the......
12:51, 04/30/2019

Former Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar, Foreign Policy Expert, Dies at 87 (INDIANAPOLIS) — Former Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar, a Republican foreign policy sage known for leading efforts to help the former Soviet states dismantle and secure much of their nuclear arsenal, but whose reputation for working with Democrats cost him his final campaign, died Sunday. He was 8...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Venezuelan migrants face tougher border policy in Peru Peru is the latest South American country to tighten its border policy for Venezuelans as a migration crisis continues. Migrants desperately tried to cross the border before the deadline....
14:51, 06/15/2019

Trump Endorses an Aspiring Libyan Strongman, Reversing Policy The United States had condemned the Libyan militia leader Khalifa Hifter for trying to depose a U.N.-backed government. Now President Trump has backed him....
19:00, 04/28/2019

U.S. gig workers get support from private companies, but public policy lags As the gig economy matures and embraces more of the U.S. workforce, workers are taking freelance jobs seriously. It's time our public policy did too.Read More...
05:17, 06/03/2019

Punching Iran Over Its Foreign Policy Could Lead to a Faster Path to War Wrestling with Iran’s diplomacy and military activity could prompt a confrontation between Washington and Tehran well before any showdown over a nuclear program....
03:34, 05/30/2019