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Global renewable energy initiative aims to bring a billion people in from the dark

Worldwide commission aims to end energy poverty in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia by driving investment in new technology Electricity could be delivered to more than a billion p...

Global renewable energy initiative aims to bring a billion people in from the dark

Source: theguardian.com

More than 2,500 people worked to bring Netflix’s ‘Dark Crystal’ prequel to life Netflix released its new 10-episode series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance on Friday, leading into the long Labor Day weekend, giving fans of fantasy adventures like this a new world to dive into. It’s actually a prequel to the Jim Henson 1983 movie, The Dark Crystal, which got dramaticall...
02:35, 09/04/2019

Renewable energy jobs in UK plunge by a third Exclusive: report reveals investment in the sector has halved in recent yearsThe number of jobs in renewable energy in the UK has plunged by nearly a third in recent years, and the amount of new green generating capacity by a similar amount, causing havoc among companies in the sector, a new report ...
21:00, 05/30/2019

Salt could be the future of renewable energy A Swedish power company is testing the use of salt — though not quite the common table variety — to store heat, which accounts for more than half the power consumed in Germany....
02:51, 05/10/2019

Daily on Energy, presented by FreedomWorks: White House aims to boost ‘energy dominance’ at FERC with new climate guidance Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:34, 06/24/2019

These states are producing the most renewable energy. Where does yours rank? Using data from the Energy Information Administration, 24/7 Wall St. identified the states producing the most renewable energy.       ...
18:17, 07/26/2019

Why tidal power won't solve the world's renewable energy needs There are widespread calls for the UK government not to abandon a trailblazing tidal power project, but this energy source is no green panacea, says Hans van Haren...
20:17, 04/28/2019

We can’t recycle black plastic, but now we can use its carbon for renewable energy The big problem with plastics is that though they last for a very long time, most are thrown away after only one use. Since plastics were invented in the 1950s, about 8,300m metric tonnes (Mt) have been made, but over half (4,900 Mt) is already in landfill or has been lost to the environment. In 201...
13:34, 06/26/2019

India plans to add 500 GW renewable energy by 2030: government India plans to add 500 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy to its electricity grid by 2030, in a bid to clean up air in its cities and increase the share of renewables in its electricity grid, the government said on Tuesday....
18:00, 06/25/2019

America's renewable energy capacity overtakes coal for the first time America's renewable energy capacity has overtaken coal for the first time ever. According to a report by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the addition of new solar, wind and hydro capacity in the first four months of the year pushed r......
15:34, 06/13/2019

Miner Anglo American to use only renewable energy in Chile by 2021 Anglo American Plc said on Wednesday it would use only renewable sources to power its mine operations in Chile beginning in 2021, thanks to a deal the global miner signed with the Chilean subsidiary of Italian energy giant Enel....
02:17, 07/25/2019

Power struggle hindering U.S. growth of renewable energy, experts say As more options for green technologies emerge in the U.S., there's a power struggle for control of the electricity market -- between customers and vendors of solar power and utilities that deliver and sell to the masses....
20:34, 08/05/2019

China pushes regions to maximize renewable energy usage China's parliament will send inspection teams throughout the country to ensure regions are prioritizing renewable energy resources, the official Xinhua news agency reported, in a bid to cut waste and boost the sector's profitability....
08:51, 08/30/2019

Scientists develop way to turn wastewater into affordable, renewable energy Stanford University scientists have tested a prototype of a battery that could tap into the mix of salty seawater and freshwater -- known as "blue energy" -- at wastewater treatments plants....
20:17, 07/31/2019

Vision Fund makes $110 million bet on renewable energy storage Softbank Group's Vision Fund has made its first foray into energy storage technology with a $110 million investment in Switzerland-based Energy Vault....
02:00, 08/15/2019

Spain struggles to regulate renewable energy gold rush Spanish authorities fear that a speculative rush threatens to hold back the development of renewable energy, saying coveted rights to connect to the national power grid are being secured with the sole aim of selling them on for a profit....
11:17, 07/19/2019

'Most renewable energy companies' linked with claims of abuses in mines Corporate watchdog urges clean-up of supply chains as analysis finds weak regulation and enforcement has led to lack of scrutiny Most of the world’s top companies extracting key minerals for electric vehicles, solar panels and wind turbines have been linked with human rights abuses in their mines, r...
05:34, 09/06/2019

Amazon is launching renewable energy projects in Virginia and Ireland Amazon has announced two new renewable energy projects, including a solar farm in a Virginia county and a new wind farm planned in Cork, Ireland       ...
14:51, 08/02/2019

Electric cars could form battery hubs to store renewable energy By 2050, National Grid predicts, 35m electric cars will supply energy when neededA fleet of 35m electric vehicles could help the UK reach its net-zero carbon target by forming large battery hubs to store renewable energy, according to the country’s energy system operator.National Grid predicts that ...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Renewable energy sector hails New York state's new climate plan Investors, developers and users of renewable energy at an industry conference in New York this week were buzzing about the state's ambitious plan https://www.reuters.com/article/us-climate-change-new-york/new-york-lawmakers-pass-aggressive-law-to-fight-climate-change-idUSKCN1TK2GT to reduce greenhou...
00:17, 06/21/2019

Daily on Energy: The case for cutting renewable subsidies to save nuclear Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:17, 07/11/2019

Renewable sources surpassed coal's energy production for the first time in April The United States generated more energy from renewable sources than from coal for the first time in April, the Energy Information Administration said....
00:17, 06/28/2019

Daily on Energy: Ohio’s new law a blow to renewable electricity mandate momentum Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:17, 07/25/2019

Norway Fund Boosts Renewable Energy, Divests Fossil Fuels Norway’s parliament steered its $1 trillion sovereign-wealth fund to pull an estimated more than $13 billion from oil, gas and coal extracting companies and move up to $20 billion into renewable-energy projects and companies....
20:00, 06/12/2019

Angus Taylor taken to task over sudden drop in renewable energy investment Labor tells clean energy sector it should celebrate reaching 33,000 GWh target despite ‘full frontal assault’ by CoalitionAngus Taylor has defended the government’s record on renewable energy as Labor and the Greens ambushed the minister over a sudden drop in investment in clean energy.Labor’s clima...
01:34, 09/12/2019

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14:00, 05/02/2019

Football is ‘refuge for those who have left everything’; UN initiative aims to bolster well-being of refugee, migrant children in Peru Sport brings people together “regardless of conditions or flags”, a senior United Nations official in Perú said on Tuesday referring to a new initiative launched over this past weekend to promote the well-being of children and youth in Lima’s refugee and migrant communities through football. ...
23:34, 08/27/2019

Who's revolutionizing renewable energy in Hawaii? The Dutch video game designer who owns Tetris A Dutch video game designer has established a laboratory on the Big Island that is focused on developing alternatives to fossil fuels for energy.       ...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Gilead donates anti-HIV drug for 200,000 people to help Trump initiative Pharmaceutical giant Gilead Sciences will donate the anti-HIV drug Truvada to the federal government so it can move toward its goal to eliminate HIV transmission in a decade....
01:34, 05/10/2019

Starry aims to bring its $50, 200Mbps broadband to 25 more US states Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | metamorworks) Starry, a wireless home Internet provider, says it has acquired enough spectrum to offer service to 40 million households in more than 25 US states. Starry's network already passes more than 1.5 million households in Boston, Washington, DC, Los Angeles...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Redfin Aims to Bring E-Commerce to Home Buying Web-focused companies are increasingly competing with traditional brokerages, moving to displace agents from the process of selling a house, and now the other side....
00:34, 05/09/2019

Elmed interconnector aims to bring solar power from the Sahara to Europe The situation in North Africa is increasingly difficult to read, like in Algeria, or even menacing when you look at Libya. But Europe is hoping to energize ties with the difficult region through a renewable energy link....
16:34, 05/24/2019

Gayming Magazine: New media platform aims to bring gaming LGBTQ+ communities together A new online magazine is set to take the gaming world by storm by acting as a hub for LGBTQ+ stories and voices across the industry. Here's what you need to know....
01:17, 06/01/2019

'Come Bring Your Punk Ass Down To Applebee's' Is The NASCAR Energy We Need On Friday, as practice laps wound down for the Brickyard 400, Mike Harmon clipped Michael Annett’s bumper, ripping it right off. Annett expressed frustration, saying that talking the incident over with Harmon was “arguing with an idiot.”...
23:00, 09/08/2019

Tried to Bring "A Bit of the Monkey": His Dark Materials' Ruth Wilson His Dark Materials held a much-anticipated panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 on Thursday, with cast members Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, James McAvoy, and Lin-Manuel Miranda appearing on stage alongside......
10:00, 07/19/2019

Bring on the battle bears in this new teaser for HBO's His Dark Materials show HBO is about to find itself—as of Sunday—with a serious dearth of high-fantasy big-budget literary adaptations on its slate. Which might explain why the network unleashed a new teaser for its Philip Pullman show His Dark Materials today, re-introducing viewers to Dafnee Keen’s resourceful orphan Lyr...
15:51, 05/18/2019

A New Experiment Narrows Potential Properties of Dark Energy Particle An experiment in the United Kingdom has failed to find evidence of a particle meant to explain most of the universe’s mass. But the search isn’t over.Read more......
07:00, 08/21/2019

Mysterious signals from space could teach us how dark energy works Weird bursts of radio waves from space could be used to measure cosmic distances, which would help us learn about dark energy and the universe’s expansion...
21:34, 08/08/2019

NASA engineers deliver hardware for ESA Dark Energy mission NASA engineers delivered critical hardware for the European Space Agency's Dark Energy mission this week. The hardware is essential to one of the instruments on the mission's Euclid spacecraft....
18:34, 07/24/2019

Dark Phoenix's Simon Kinberg Took Inspiration From Nolan's Batman to Bring the X-Men Down to Earth There’s an unsteady, chaotic energy coursing through much of Simon Kinberg’s Dark Phoenix. It almost feels like an extension of the existential crisis its titular hero finds herself in as she becomes the most powerful mutant to ever walk the Earth. That feeling, according to Kinberg, was a wholly in...
07:34, 06/12/2019

Experiments with a single atom rule out the 'fifth force' theory of dark energy Scientists have long known that the universe is expanding, but in the '90s data from the Hubble telescope showed something strange: the expansion is happening faster now than it did when the universe was younger. This flew in the face of all our mode......
15:34, 08/26/2019

'Terminator: Dark Fate' to be rated R, bring back Eddie Furlong as John Connor Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger will be joined by another familiar face in the upcoming film "Terminator: Dark Fate" — Eddie Furlong, who played John Connor in "Terminator 2: Judgment Day."...
00:17, 07/19/2019

China aims to overtake US as global leader in AI innovation The US still ranks far ahead of both China and the EU in AI innovation, but China is making moves to change things, according to a Center for Data Innovation report....
13:00, 08/24/2019

HSBC-backed startup aims to become LinkedIn of global trade In a first of its kind initiative, HSBC Holdings Plc is backing the launch of a technology startup that aims to connect small-and-medium-sized manufacturers with component suppliers in different parts of the world as part of its trade banking push....
08:51, 06/24/2019

Colony Capital Aims to Invest $5 Billion in Latin America Investment-management firm Colony Capital said its newly acquired business in Latin America seeks to invest $5 billion in the region in coming years, much of it in Mexico....
22:17, 05/22/2019

Malaysia aims to recover nearly $1 billion paid out by former 1MDB unit Malaysia is pursuing civil action to recover about 4 billion ringgit ($954.65 million) of funds disbursed by a former subsidiary of 1MDB, a now-defunct state fund under investigation for money laundering, the finance minister said on Wednesday....
15:00, 09/04/2019

Malaysia aims to recover about $5 billion in 1MDB-linked assets Malaysia is looking to recover about $5 billion worth of foreign assets linked to state fund 1MDB, set up in 2009 by then prime minister Najib Razak and the subject of money laundering probes, an anti-graft official said on Friday....
08:17, 06/21/2019

Campaign aims to get people to better prepare for death Initiative comes as survey suggests talking about dying is still an uncomfortable subjectIt comes to us all in the end. But despite the inevitability of death, few of us feel comfortable talking about it and most have made no plans for how we would like our final moments to play out, according to re...
15:17, 05/11/2019

Tech tool aims to predict global water conflicts before they happen LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Artificial intelligence can predict where conflicts over scarce water will break out up to a year in advance and allow action to prevent them, researchers said on Friday....
13:34, 06/14/2019

Nike aims sneaker subscriber scheme at $10 billion U.S. kids market Nike Inc will launch a new subscription service for kids sneakers this week that seeks to woo parents with an offer of fewer nightmarish trips to the shoe store in exchange for a regular fee and consistent brand loyalty....
15:17, 08/12/2019

Elizabeth Warren’s New $7 Billion Plan Aims to Support Entrepreneurs of Color People of color only own 18% of businesses with paid employees, despite making up about 40% of the U.S. population, according to the Census Bureau. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, to nobody’s surprise, has a plan to fix that. If elected President, the Massachusetts Democrat says she would invest $7 bil...
08:51, 06/15/2019

The 2020 Volkswagen ID.3 Aims To Be A 341-Mile Electric People's Car The 2020 Volkswagen ID.3 is the first of the German automaker’s upcoming onslaught of electric vehicles. We’ve seen it in concept form before but now it’s at the Frankfurt Motor Show in production spec, as a funky teal hatchback with a WLTP-estimated range of over 340 miles. And it should be a sin t...
03:17, 09/10/2019

The second annual By The People festival aims to be bigger, better and barge-ier An art barge on the Anacostia and a highbrow video installation in a hotel are just two examples of how Halcyon's festival is bringing art and civic dialogue to every corner of D.C....
21:51, 06/12/2019

China's Alibaba aims to double Tmall Global brands with English portal Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Wednesday launched an English-language website for its Tmall Global marketplace aimed at merchants, in an attempt to double the number of international brands on the platform to 40,000 in the next three years....
13:34, 06/26/2019

Two Israelis arrested in global 'dark' Internet probe Two Israelis have been arrested on suspicion of setting up a "dark" Internet site that was used to buy weapons, drugs and stolen credit cards, Israeli police said on Tuesday....
13:34, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-China's Alibaba aims to double Tmall Global brands with English portal Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Wednesday launched an English-language website for its Tmall Global marketplace aimed at merchants, in an attempt to double the number of international brands on the platform to 40,000 in the next three years....
14:00, 06/26/2019

CORRECTED-China's Alibaba aims to double Tmall Global brands with English portal Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Wednesday launched an English-language website for its Tmall Global marketplace aimed at merchants, in an attempt to double the number of international brands on the platform to 40,000 in the next three years....
14:00, 06/26/2019

Faltering Factories Cast a Dark Cloud Over the Global Economy Factory output is slowing in a number of key economies, darkening the outlook for the global economy and increasing the likelihood that leading central banks will respond with fresh stimulus....
15:51, 06/21/2019

Tinder’s Newest Feature Aims to Keep LGBTQ People Safer Across the World With a new feature, Tinder says it wants to make the swiping experience safer for its LGBTQ users traveling and living in certain countries. On Wednesday, the dating app introduced a new safety update dubbed “Traveler Alert” that will warn users who have identified themselves as lesbian,...
00:51, 07/25/2019

Blue Origin: Bezos company aims to take people to moon by 2024 The Amazon CEO’s rocket company touts ‘vision of going to space to benefit Earth’The tech billionaires’ space race is heating up.Jeff Bezos’s aerospace company, Blue Origin, aims to take people to the moon by 2024, he announced on Thursday. Continue reading......
00:34, 05/10/2019

With "Sabka Vishwas", Centre Aims To Meet People's Aspirations: PM Modi The BJP-led NDA government is working to meet people's aspirations in its second term after addressing their needs in the last five years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said this morning, asserting it......
11:34, 08/15/2019

A ransomware revival leads to 2.2 billion stolen credentials on the dark web in Q1 In a new report, McAfee Labs said cybercriminals were focusing in on attacking weak IoT devices and extracting huge troves of data from large companies....
02:51, 08/29/2019

Bitcoin Criminals Set to Spend $1 Billion on Dark Web This Year: Report Bitcoin's use in illegal online marketplaces peddling everything from drugs to child porn is on pace to set a record this year at more than $1 billion....
17:00, 07/02/2019

Exclusive: India aims to raise $47 billion from stake sales in state firms over 5 years - sources The Indian government has plans to raise as much as 3.25 trillion rupees ($47.4 billion) in the next five years by reducing its stakes in some large state-owned firms to 40%, two senior government officials told Reuters, in the nation's biggest privatization push in more than two decades....
12:51, 07/12/2019

Oil outlook sours as sanctions, global tensions fail to bring out bulls Sentiment in the oil market has shifted dramatically in recent days, with hedge funds, producers and traders all taking a more bearish tack in response to what they see as weakness in worldwide demand....
07:51, 07/22/2019

Older people use more energy - and it's not just because of wealth The average age is rising around the world - a demographic shift that could pose a significant challenege toefforts to rein in emissionns and climate change...
12:17, 05/21/2019

Saudi oil attack sends global energy prices soaring An attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities caused energy prices to increase worldwide and reignited fears of a U.S. military confrontation in the Middle East.       ...
01:18, 09/17/2019

Global warming targets at risk from energy plants' CO2 emissions Carbon emissions from existing and planned fossil fuel energy plants and projects will exceed the amount needed to curb global warming, jeopardizing a 1.5 degree Celsius temperature limit goal, scientists said in a study on Monday....
20:00, 07/01/2019

Why Tiny Timor-Leste Is Defying Global Energy Giants When Timor-Leste became a country in 2002, it did so with a built-in advantage: the Bayu-Undan oil and gas field. It’s generated billions of dollars that helped develop the Southeast Asian country’s infrastructure, but it hasn’t brought much in the way of jobs for Timor-Leste’s 1.2 million people. T...
22:17, 08/28/2019

Clean energy projects worth $1.5 billion seek Finnish aid Fifteen companies have applied for Finnish investment aid to partly fund new large-scale demonstration energy projects worth $1.5 billion, six of them replacing coal and other fossil fuels, the government said on Thursday....
14:34, 06/20/2019

Democrat Buttigieg unveils $80 billion plan to bring internet to all rural Americans Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled an ambitious plan on Tuesday to transform the economy of rural America, including spending $80 billion to provide high-speed internet and $50 billion over a decade to help farmers combat climate change....
21:17, 08/13/2019

You want a dark Mel Gibson comedy about rich Jewish people? You got it! Rothchild, a new film starring the ‘polarising’ star is being touted around Cannes. If you don’t get the gag, well, join the club …Let me tell you something about the god that Mel Gibson worships up there in his private $42m, 17-acre church compound in Malibu’s Agoura Hills (congregation: 70). He – ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Oil tanker attacks raise fear of surge in global energy prices Concern centres on Iran’s ‘nuclear option’ of closing the strait of Hormuz to shippingThe attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman has escalated tensions between the US and Iran and raised fears of a surge in global energy prices.Concerns over a spike in prices centre on Tehran’s potential to c...
15:00, 06/15/2019

US must 'reassert global leadership' in nuclear energy or lose out to Russia and China If the U.S. does not reassert global leadership in this sector, others will. Russia and China today account for more than 60 percent of new nuclear plants under construction worldwide, write Sens. Mike Crappo and Sheldon Whitehouse....
17:17, 05/22/2019

Australia could cut emissions halfway to Paris target under global energy standards Report says Australia missing opportunity to ‘easily’ meet emissions targets and fight climate crisisAustralia could cut greenhouse gas emissions halfway to its Paris agreement target, and save $7.7bn a year in bills, by adopting existing global standards on energy efficiency.From new hot water heat...
22:00, 06/11/2019

I used to think festivals weren’t for older people. Now, I say, bring it on | Coco Khan My friends say they’re ‘too old’ to go, but where do we learn to shut ourselves out of experiences we love?For the British teenage music‑lover, a summer festival is a rite of passage. I remember my first as if it were yesterday. I prepared weeks in advance, gathering intel from the wristband-flaunti...
22:00, 06/14/2019

Iran, Venezuela to complicate global oil deal talks - Kazakh energy minister Talks between OPEC and its allies next month over whether to extend their global oil output cut deal will be complicated by uncertainties over Iran and Venezuela's stance, Kazakh Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbayev said....
10:17, 06/24/2019

Power to the people: how Spanish cities took control of energy The ‘sunshine tax’ is dead, and Barcelona and Cádiz are mounting a renewables revivalAfter a close fight, Barcelona’s radical mayor, Ada Colau, is expected to take office for a second term on Saturday, vindicating her often-criticised policies, which have included making sure all the city’s municipa...
14:17, 06/14/2019

India, Russia Target $30 Billion In Trade By 2025, Announce Energy Deals India and Russia are targeting $30 billion of annual trade by 2025, foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale said on Wednesday as a string of energy deals deepened economic ties between the nations....
19:01, 09/04/2019

Houthi attack on Saudi oil field aims to disrupt global oil supply: Saudi minister A drone attack by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on a Saudi oil field on Saturday aims at disrupting the global oil supply, said the kingdom's energy minister, Khalid al-Falih....
16:00, 08/17/2019

‘Avengers Endgame’ nears global record with over $2 billion LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Avengers: Endgame” has crossed the $2 billion mark at the global box office in record time and is leaving newcomers in its dust. The Walt Disney Co. estimates Sunday that the Marvel blockbuster has added $145.8 million from North American theaters and $282.2 million i...
19:34, 05/05/2019

Shining a light on sustainable power: how clean energy is helping to improve camps for displaced people Hauwa, from Borno State in north-eastern Nigeria, fled her home village of Adamari with her husband and four children in March, when violence struck. Now, she is in the relative safety of a UN-run camp but, with little electricity available at night, lighting is scarce, and darkness can mean danger....
04:34, 06/15/2019

BlackRock raises $2 billion for Global Credit Opportunities Fund BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset management firm, said on Wednesday it had raised $2 billion for its flagship opportunistic credit fund, Global Credit Opportunities, reflecting investor......
19:51, 07/31/2019

Broadcom's $2 billion warning rattles global chip sector Broadcom Inc sent a shockwave through the global chipmaking industry on Friday with its forecast that U.S.-China trade tensions and the ban on doing business with Huawei Technologies would knock $2 billion off the company's sales this year....
21:34, 06/14/2019

Trade uncertainty to trim $850 billion global output: Fed paper Trade policy uncertainty driven by the Trump administration's escalating dispute with China means hundreds of billions of dollars in lost U.S. output and as much as $850 billion lost globally through early next year, research published this week by the Federal Reserve suggests....
08:00, 09/06/2019

Broadcom's $2 billion warning shocks global chip sector LONDON/BENGALURU - Broadcom Inc sent a shockwave through the global chipmaking industry on Friday with its forecast that U.S.-China trade tensions and the ban on doing business with Huawei Technologies would knock $2 billion off the company's sales this year....
15:34, 06/14/2019

Global Payments, Total System to Combine in $21.5 Billion Deal Global Payments and Total System Services agreed to combine in an all-stock transaction valued at roughly $21.5 billion, the latest in a string of deals involving large financial technology firms....
22:51, 05/28/2019

'We Are Swamped': How a Global Trash Glut Hurt a $25 Billion Industry India’s garbage business, from scrap pickers on the ground through layers of sorting middlemen to plastic pellet producers, is struggling with low prices after China restricted garbage imports....
03:17, 07/29/2019

How SoftBank and its $100 billion Vision Fund has become a global start-up machine SoftBank has invested almost $40 billion into 14 innovative start-ups ranked on CNBC's 2019 Disruptor 50 list. The fund has made large VC investments in each of these companies for sizable equity stakes....
17:51, 05/17/2019

Government To Plan $10 Billion Global Bond Sale In October: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the offshore bond sale plan in the annual budget, amid shrinking options to raise funds to boost spending on infrastructure....
14:17, 07/24/2019

Global Payments nearing $20 billion deal to buy Total System: source Payment technology company Global Payments Inc is nearing a deal to acquire peer Total System Services Inc (TSYS) for about $20 billion in an all-stock deal, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday....
22:00, 05/24/2019

Dream Global REIT to be bought by Blackstone funds in $4.7 billion deal Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trust said funds managed by Blackstone Group Inc would buy the Canadian firm in a C$6.2 billion ($4.69 billion) deal....
08:17, 09/16/2019

Global drone market estimated to reach $14 billion over next decade: study The worldwide non-military drone market, dominated by manufacturers in China, will triple in size to $14.3 billion in sales over the next decade, a study released on Wednesday said, even as U.S. officials warn of national security risks....
00:00, 07/18/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' crushes box office records in $1.2 billion global debut Superhero movie "Avengers: Endgame" smashed box office records with global ticket sales estimated at $1.2 billion through Sunday, distributor Walt Disney Co said....
18:51, 04/28/2019

How China Is Planning to Rank 1.3 Billion People China has a radical plan to influence the behavior of its 1.3 billion people: It wants to grade each of them on aspects of their lives to reflect how good (or bad) a citizen they are. Versions of the so-called social credit system are being tested in a dozen cities with the aim of eventually creatin...
16:34, 06/04/2019

Almost a billion people watch esports {=~DATA!~=} My new Q3 Global Digital Statshot report – published in partnership with We Are Social and Hootsuite – reveals that almost 1 billion people around the world are already watching video game tournaments. Data from GlobalWebIndex shows that ‘esports’ audiences have grown by...
16:51, 07/30/2019

Saudi oil attack roils global energy markets; Trump says U.S. 'locked and loaded' Global energy prices rocketed higher after a weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities that disrupted more than 5 percent of the world's daily supply.        ...
13:18, 09/16/2019

Heat stress spike predicted to cost global economy $2,400 billion a year An increase in heat stress at work linked to climate change is set to have a massive impact on global productivity and economic losses, notably in agriculture and construction, UN labour experts said on Monday....
19:00, 07/01/2019

Americans Are Some of the Most Stressed-Out People in the World, a New Global Survey Says Americans are some of the most stressed-out people in the world, according to Gallup’s annual Global Emotions report. For the report, Gallup polled about 1,000 adults in countries around the world last year about the emotions they’d experienced the day before the survey. Negative emotion...
18:17, 04/28/2019

The global economy is broken, it must work for people, not vice versa Three new books reveal the same picture: the global economy is shattered. They suggest how a more people-focused approach than capitalism might alleviate poverty and encourage jobs...
15:51, 08/03/2019

Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026 Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from WHO, Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners. The commitment is part of the Eliminate Yellow fever Epidemics (EYE) in Africa strategy, which was...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Banks are paying people to borrow money. That’s alarming news for the global economy. Rattled investors are so desperate for a safe place to park their savings that they are paying for the privilege of lending money to European companies and governments....
01:34, 08/15/2019

Over 3.5 billion people are on social media; Facebook still biggest with teens; Esports on the rise The new Global Digital Statshot report from Hootsuite and We Are Social is packed with all the latest data you need to understand how people are using the internet in July 2019. You’ll find the complete report in the SlideShare embed below, but read on for my summary of this quarter’s es...
15:17, 07/17/2019

Why this investor left the pursuit of billion-dollar exits to help employers hire people with autism Brian Jacobs left Emergence Capital to start his own venture firm and invest in companies that are making people on the autism spectrum more employable....
18:00, 08/25/2019

'When I started selling eyebrow products, people thought I was crazy': how to make a billion in beauty At this year’s BeautyCon festival in LA, makeup moguls Huda Kattan and Anastasia Soare reveal what it takes to hit $1bnLast weekend, more than 200 brands and 20,000 beauty fans flocked to the Los Angeles Convention Center for BeautyCon, an annual festival that gives celebrities and brands the chance...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Over 820 million people suffering from hunger; new UN report reveals stubborn realities of ‘immense’ global challenge After nearly a decade of progress, the number of people who suffer from hunger has slowly increased over the past three years, with about one in every nine people globally suffering from hunger today, the United Nations said in a new report released on Monday....
20:51, 07/15/2019

These Dark Rey Star Wars Reactions Will Make You Want to Turn to the Dark Side and Never Look Back The Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker trailers are dropping clues left and right about what’s to come in the final film of the galaxy far, far away sequel trilogy. After the first teaser trailer for the movie hinted that Emperor Palpatine (Ian McDiarmid) — who seemingly died at the hands of ...
18:00, 08/27/2019

Global Payments, TSYS merge in $21.5 billion deal as fintech, payments market evolves to be software driven The idea is that the combination of Global Payments and TSYS will have a software stack and developers to better compete in omnichannel, e-commerce and digital payments....
20:00, 05/28/2019

Daily on Energy: Trump loses grasp on history and the facts in talking energy SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
20:51, 05/15/2019

Daily on Energy: Trump targets Appalachia and swing states for next big energy push Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:00, 06/06/2019

We Tried Rich Energy, the Shady Energy Drink Sponsoring America’s F1 Team When we learned that Rich Energy, Haas F1's mysterious and seemingly sketchy sponsor, could be purchased online, we knew we had to try it. So we did! And we did so on camera....
18:17, 07/05/2019

Daily on Energy: Feds invite fight with states over energy storage SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Daily on Energy: Revived Ex-Im Bank set to advance Trump’s energy agenda Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:00, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Rice Energy founder to drop lawsuit against energy producer EQT Toby Rice, the co-founder of Rice Energy, which was acquired by EQT Corp in 2017, said in a statement on Sunday he would drop his lawsuit against EQT after the U.S. oil and gas producer said it was not seeking to manipulate the outcome of his board challenge....
07:17, 05/06/2019

Daily on Energy: Iraqi energy transition grows more urgent amid tensions with Tehran SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Daily on Energy: Utility group CEO says popular nuclear energy bill could be a bailout in disguise SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Daily on Energy: Rick Perry takes energy battle with Russia to the frontlines of Kiev Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Daily on Energy, presented by FreedomWorks: Philadelphia refinery explosion sets up East Coast energy bottleneck Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:51, 06/25/2019

Sechin says Russian energy is 30% cheaper than U.S. energy Russian and U.S. energy molecules are identical but Russian energy is 30% cheaper, oil executive Igor Sechin said on Thursday in response to comments last week by U.S. officials that Washington was exporting "molecules of freedom."...
12:51, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-PDC Energy to buy SRC Energy for $971 mln in cash push Oil and gas producer PDC Energy Inc said on Monday it would buy smaller rival SRC Energy Inc in a $971.3 million deal to boost its cash flow as investors in the sector press for higher returns from companies....
14:34, 08/26/2019

E.ON UK to supply 3.3m customers with 100% renewable electricity One of Britain’s biggest green energy switches to date will come at no extra costMore than 3m homes are to automatically receive renewable energy from E.ON UK at no extra cost in one of the UK’s biggest green energy switches to date.The big six supplier says it will respond to rising public concern ...
12:34, 07/09/2019

Fungus headphones could be the future of renewable tech With 50 million tons of electronic waste generated each year, and much of that not recycled, it's little wonder that tech brands and consumers alike are growing increasingly concerned about the environmental impact of their gadgets.But one Finnish design company may have found the solution. Res...
11:51, 05/29/2019

Shift to renewable electricity a win-win at statewide level Amid rollbacks of the Clean Power Plan and other environmental regulations at the federal level, several U.S. states, cities, and towns have resolved to take matters into their own hands and implement policies to promote renewable energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. One popular approach, now...
06:35, 08/15/2019

Steve Bullock Hates Dark Money. But a Dark Money Lobbyist Is Helping His Presidential Campaign Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is staking his name and presidential campaign on battling “dark money” — a commonly used term for secretive political cash meant to influence elections. He’s even suing President Donald Trump’s administration over it. But next month, Bullock i...
18:51, 07/08/2019

Renewable electricity beat out coal for the first time in April Enlarge / Wind turbines near Palm Springs, Calif. (credit: nate2b / Flickr) A remarkable thing happened in the US in April. For the first time ever, renewable electricity generation beat out coal-fired electricity generation on a national level, according to the Energy Information Agency (EIA). Wh...
18:00, 06/28/2019

Fungus headphones offer a glimpse at the renewable future of electronics It turns out headphones are the perfect product to showcase the potential for growing electronics. The typical set has a mix of plastic, leather and mesh -- not the most environmentally friendly ingredients. To prove that we could swap those out for......
19:51, 05/28/2019

Making industrial chemicals “green” requires a lot of renewable electricity Enlarge / Huntsman Olefins petrochemical industry, manufacturer of ethylene and propylene, Wilton, Teesside, UK. (credit: Photo by Photofusion/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) When we think about climate change, we most often think about emissions from two sectors: energy and transportati...
20:51, 05/20/2019

Britain to launch new scheme to pay households for unused renewable power Britain will launch a new scheme to pay households producing energy from renewable sources, such as solar panels, for their surplus electricity, the government said on Sunday....
09:17, 06/09/2019

Will Achieve Target Of 175 Gigawatts Renewable Power By 2022: Minister New and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh Thursday expressed confidence that the government will not only achieve the target of installing 175 gigawatts of renewable power by 2022 but also cross......
22:00, 07/04/2019

U.S. generation of renewable fuel credits fall modestly in June - EPA The United States generated slightly fewer renewable fuel blending credits in June from the prior month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Thursday....
05:51, 07/19/2019

Asian renewable investment to overtake upstream oil and gas spending in 2020: Rystad Renewable energy investment in the Asia-Pacific region will overtake spending on oil and gas exploration by 2020, consultancy Rystad Energy said on Monday....
11:51, 05/28/2019

South Korea confirms plans to step up shift to renewable power South Korea's energy ministry on Tuesday said it had finalised plans to raise the share of the country's power output generated from renewable sources to as much as 35 percent by 2040....
05:17, 06/04/2019

Ohio lawmakers pass bill to cut renewable requirement, help nuclear and coal Enlarge / Water vapor is emitted from the cooling towers of the FirstEnergy Corp. Perry Nuclear Generating Station in Perry, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010. (credit: David Maxwell/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, lawmakers in Ohio's House of Representatives voted 53-43 in favor of ...
21:00, 05/31/2019

PG&E unable to strike deal over renewable power contracts: court documents PG&E Corp was unable to reach a deal with NextEra Energy Inc and other companies with which it has billions of dollars in power contracts in a jurisdictional dispute over the bankrupt utility's ability to walk away from or amend those agreements, according to court documents....
22:34, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E unable to strike deal over renewable power contracts -court documents PG&E Corp was unable to reach a deal with NextEra Energy Inc and other companies with which it has billions of dollars in power contracts in a jurisdictional dispute over the bankrupt utility's ability to walk away from or amend those agreements, according to court documents....
22:51, 05/03/2019

New Scientist joins the Covering Climate Now initiative New Scientist has joined Covering Climate Now, a journalistic collaboration providing extensive coverage of the UN climate action summit taking place this month...
06:34, 09/06/2019

Democrats divided on sanctuary city initiative TUCSON — The fall campaign is underway. On Tucson’s sanctuary city initiative, Democrats are divided. “It’s been difficult,” Pima County Democratic Party Chair Alison Jones said. “Ideally we’d like to be on the same page all the time.” The local party ...
12:18, 09/16/2019

Amazon plans to spend $700 million on this new initiative Amazon.com is expected to announce on Thursday it plans to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce to help its employees move into more advanced jobs.       ...
14:00, 07/11/2019

Berlin takes a new approach to the Three Seas Initiative Germany is begun to show support for the eastern European initiative. President Steinmeier is traveling to Ljubljana to meet with the group, as the region has come into the geopolitical focus of major powers....
01:51, 06/06/2019

Melania Trump to announce expansion of ‘Be Best’ initiative WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is celebrating the anniversary of her ‘Be Best’ children’s initiative by announcing plans to expand it. Tuesday marks one year since the first lady launched her signature initiative with its focus on child well-being, social media use and drug abuse....
18:17, 05/07/2019

United States did not agree to G7 Amazon aid initiative: NSC The United States did not agree to a $20 million emergency aid package to help battle wildfires announced by French President Emmanuel Macron at a G7 summit this weekend, a spokesman for the U.S. National Security Council (NSC) said on Wednesday....
02:17, 08/29/2019

Shipping Blockchain Initiative Gathers Steam A blockchain initiative for seaborne cargo aimed at cutting costs and improving tracking of shipments is getting a boost with the addition of two big container shipping operations....
15:51, 07/02/2019

Denver votes against initiative to decriminalize psilocybin Late results showed nearly 55% of voters had rejected proposal on psychoactive substance in ‘magic mushrooms’Voters on Tuesday appeared to reject an attempt to make Denver the first US city to decriminalize psilocybin – the psychoactive substance in “magic mushrooms” – and add a new chapter to the c...
16:00, 05/08/2019

'Game of Thrones': Alfie Allen says he personally faced 'dark, dark moments' playing Theon Alfie Allen is opening up about the toll his "Game of Thrones" role of Theon Greyjoy took on his mental health.        ...
22:34, 08/20/2019

Libya's UN-recognised government launches peace initiative Plan comes after efforts to persuade US that White House had wrong message on LibyaLibya’s UN-recognised government in Tripoli has sought to break the deadlock in the country’s civil war by launching a peace initiative which will include a national peace forum followed by simultaneous parliamentary ...
08:00, 06/17/2019

Biden adviser working to pass top Trump initiative An adviser to Joe Biden is teaming up with GOP operatives to convince Congress to pass President Trump's United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement, which was negotiated as a replacement for the North America Free Trade Agreement....
06:00, 05/11/2019

ThriveNYC lacks initiative to prevent recidivism among mentally ill A staggering 48% of Big Apple inmates with mental illness end up back in jail within a year of their release — yet the city's $250 million-a-year mental health program ThriveNYC has no targeted initiatives to help them....
09:17, 06/18/2019

Obama gets political again, launches initiative to fight gerrymandering Former President Barack Obama is back in the political arena, announcing a new initiative to combat partisan gerrymandering -- though Republicans say the efforts are really about helping Democrats....
16:00, 08/27/2019

U.S. 'very confident' it can build maritime initiative in Gulf: Pompeo U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that he was "very confident" the United States would be able to build a maritime coalition in the Gulf, despite a lukewarm response from European and Asian allies....
07:17, 08/04/2019

U.S. officials to brief diplomats on maritime security initiative for Gulf U.S. officials will speak to members of the Washington diplomatic corps on Friday about a new initiative to promote freedom of navigation and maritime security around the Strait of Hormuz, the State Department said on Wednesday....
03:17, 07/18/2019

German victims of Stalinism get recognition with Last Address initiative A Russian human rights group has unveiled its first Last Address plaque in Germany. The memorial, located outside a home in Thuringia, is part of an initiative commemorating victims of Soviet persecution....
07:01, 09/04/2019

'Iron Man' Unveils Tech Initiative to Save Earth Robert Downey Jr. has announced a new initiative called The Footprint Coalition that would help clean up the planet using advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and......
17:17, 06/05/2019

Judge to decide soon on sanctuary city initiative lawsuit TUCSON – A judge is expected to make a decision by Friday regarding a lawsuit filed by the Pima County Republican Party to keep a sanctuary city initiative off the November ballot. On Monday, oral arguments were heard regarding the initiative to make Tucson a sanctuary city. A judge is expect...
17:17, 08/13/2019

Salesforce.com signs on to White House job-training initiative San Francisco-based cloud software company Salesforce.com Inc on Thursday said it was joining a White House initiative to provide training for new skills to U.S. workers....
15:34, 05/16/2019

Tucson council votes on sanctuary city initiative TUCSON – The city of Tucson is now one step closer to becoming a “sanctuary city”. On Tuesday Tucson city council members voted to put a voter sponsored initiative on the November ballot. City officials say the council was legally required to approve the measure after the group beh...
08:34, 08/07/2019

Arizona’s 2020 marijuana initiative tries to fix what went wrong the last time PHOENIX — Arizona’s second attempt to legalize recreational marijuana responds to the questions that doomed the first effort, in 2016. Worried about your kids eating pot gummies? Supporters say they’ve got you covered. How about people getting high on the highway? This initiative claims ...
03:17, 08/13/2019

Prince Harry launches sustainable travel initiative Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, has launched a global sustainable travel initiative, hot on the heels of criticism over his use of private jets when taking vacations....
19:34, 09/03/2019

New Jersey pizzeria launches missing pets initiative A New Jersey pizzeria wants to reunite people with their missing pets — and won’t ask them for any dough for the help. Angelo’s Pizza in Matawan announced they’re placing flyers of missing furry friends on pizza boxes in an attempt to reunite the pets with their owners. “Anyo...
00:17, 07/18/2019

Maruti Suzuki Service On Wheels Initiative Launched The Maruti Suzuki Service on Wheels Initiative aims to expand the automaker's presence across India, while offering a more convenient ownership experience to customers...
19:00, 09/03/2019

Big Ocean Cargo Carriers Join Blockchain Initiative Two major European ship operators have joined a blockchain platform, in a significant boost for the adoption of the technology across the logistics industry....
18:51, 05/28/2019

Apple augments its health initiative with another significant acquisition In an effort to further boost its growing health initiative, Apple reportedly acquired startup Tueo Health, which has been working on a system to help parents monitor children with asthma while asleep. According to CNBC, Tueo raised $1.1 million in seed funding in 2017, and then in late 2018, both C...
23:00, 05/27/2019

Melania Trump's Missed Opportunity One Year Into Her 'Be Best' Initiative To celebrate the White House's newly renovated bowling alley, first lady Melania Trump hosted children of Secret Service members for an afternoon of strikes and gutters. "Be Best" branded shirts - a......
05:34, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Denver ‘magic mushroom’ initiative is losing DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a Denver vote to decriminalize magic mushrooms (all times local): 10:55 p.m. An effort to decriminalize psilocybin, the psychoactive ingredient in “magic mushrooms,” appears to be losing in Denver. The citizen-led initiative sought to make Denver the first U.S...
08:00, 05/08/2019

NYC initiative registers more than 18,000 high school students to vote A new de Blasio administration initiative successfully registered more than 18,000 city students to vote this year, according to the Department of Education. City Hall’s inaugural Civics for All campaign swept into city schools for a full week and netted a record-high number of new ballot-cast...
06:17, 05/22/2019

Burns maiden ton helps England take initiative in Ashes opener "Rory Burns smashed an unbeaten maiden test century as England gained the upper hand in the first Ashes test by finishing day two on 267-4, trailing Australia by just 17 runs on Friday."...
01:17, 08/03/2019

Pima County GOP files suit against sanctuary city initiative TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Pima County Republican Party has filed a lawsuit to try to keep the “sanctuary city” initiative off the November ballot. The Arizona Daily Star reports the suit was filed Friday. It challenges individual signatures and whether paid petition signature gatherers filled the for...
03:00, 07/22/2019

15th Annual Fatherhood Initiative Held At Douglass Park LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – On Saturday the 15th annual Fatherhood Initiative was hosted by the First African Baptist Church. The goal is to encourage dads to be involved. “Everyone kept telling me today it takes a village to raise children. and fathers are a very important part of that vi...
02:34, 06/16/2019

Melania Trump Marks 1-Year Anniversary of Her ‘Be Best’ Initiative as President Looks On (WASHINGTON) — Melania Trump celebrated Tuesday’s anniversary of her “Be Best” initiative by announcing its expansion and another international trip to promote it. The first lady launched “Be Best,” her first major initiative, a year ago Tuesday to focus on child ...
00:17, 05/08/2019

Prince Harry launches sustainable travel initiative Travalyst Amid questions over his eco-credentials, Harry has joined forces with travel industry firms to look at improving conservation and benefitting local communitiesPrince Harry’s new charitable foundation, Sussex Royal, has helped launch an initiative to raise awareness of, and promote, sustainable trave...
19:34, 09/03/2019

GOP ramping up grassroots, state-level efforts with new initiative before 2020 State party committees are descending onto the nation's capital on Wednesday and Thursday to start training under a new Republican National Committee (RNC) initiative that intensifies the party's focus on grassroots development before 2020....
23:51, 05/29/2019

Muslim, Jewish leaders team up in 'exemplary' European initiative Imams and rabbis from across Europe are attending a summit in Italy organized by the Muslim Jewish Leadership Council. Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and right-wing populism are all topics they'd like to address better....
11:18, 09/16/2019

Ivanka Trump to promote women’s initiative in South America Ivanka Trump will call attention to issues that make it difficult for women in developing countries to prosper financially when she travels to South America in September...
18:34, 08/08/2019

Mamata Banerjee Backs Raj Thackeray Initiative For End To Voting Machines Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Wednesday invited West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to a rally his party will hold on August 21 in Mumbai to launch a movement demanding the......
20:17, 07/31/2019

Sen. Joe Manchin: Bloomberg's carbon initiative would 'punish' West Virginians Sen. Joe Manchin, D., W.V., has argued that philanthropist Mike Bloomberg's new carbon initiative would "punish" his constituents and fail to combat climate change in the way it intends to....
17:51, 06/12/2019

Mathieu van der Poel pounces to take Tour of Britain initiative in Kendal • Young Dutchman overhauls Matteo Trentin• Van der Poel has 1sec lead going into Wirral sectionSince the Tour of Britain had left Glasgow the question had been not whether Mathieu van der Poel would strike but when and where. In Kirkcudbright, Kelso and Newcastle, he had been slightly out of positio...
05:01, 09/11/2019

No "Honest Initiative" From Mamata Banerjee, Say Bengal Doctors: 10 Facts The strike by doctors in West Bengal is likely to continue into a sixth day today after junior doctors, in a late-night meeting on Saturday, said they would not return to work. This came after yet......
10:51, 06/16/2019

Kohl's Says Processing Amazon Returns Is Its 'Single Biggest Initiative' in 2019 Retail chain Kohl started a program to accept unwanted Amazon returns at all 1,150 of its stores in April, and it looks like it’s rolling the dice on it big time now that a limited test period has concluded. According to a report in the New York Times on Monday, Kohl’s is now describing the effort t...
08:00, 07/09/2019

Bloomberg and Bats Europe Announce Joint Initiative on MIFID II Reporting London, April 20, 2017 –Bloomberg and Bats Europe have today announced they plan to provide Bloomberg customers with the ability to use their respective Approved Publication Arrangements (APA)1 to fulfil MiFID II transparency reporting requirements....
20:00, 05/01/2019

Prince Harry launches sustainable travel initiative after being ridiculed for using private jet Britain's Prince Harry launched a sustainable travel initiative weeks after he and Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, were criticized for using private jets on their vacations....
23:34, 09/03/2019

Pinal County inmates receive tablets in initiative to reduce recidivism PINAL COUNTY – Inmates in Pinal County will be receiving tablets in an attempt to help prepare them for life after incarceration. Pinal County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with Securus Technologies will be supplying the tablets at no cost to taxpayers. With the tablets, inmates are ab...
14:17, 07/31/2019

NASA executive quits weeks after being named to lead moon initiative A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
08:00, 05/24/2019

The Guardian joins a major media initiative to combat the climate crisis More than 60 news outlets worldwide have signed on to Covering Climate Now, a project to improve coverage of the emergencyFor a week this September, dozens of news organizations in the US and around the world will join forces to devote their front pages and airwaves to a critical but under-covered s...
10:00, 07/26/2019

NFL partners with Jay-Z on Super Bowl halftime entertainment, social justice initiative The deal, which extends to other league entertainment events throughout the season, does not contain a provision for Jay-Z to perform at the Super Bowl....
09:52, 08/14/2019

Brexit to China? Boris Johnson praises Xi's Belt and Road Initiative Chinese President Xi Jinping might have a new partner at 10 Downing Street for his ambitious project to expand Communist Party economic influence overseas....
00:51, 07/25/2019

World organization launches initiative to eradicate African swine fever As African swine fever continues its relentless spread across Asia, the World Organisation for Animal Health this week announced it will launch a global initiative to control -- and hopefully eradicate -- the disease....
03:34, 06/01/2019

Border Patrol Initiative brings awareness of desert dangers to migrants TUCSON — It’s a journey migrants take to come to the United States, traveling through the hot desert. Border Patrol shows how the trek can be a life or death situation. The goal of the Border Safety Initiative is to educate and inform potential migrants of the dangers and hazards of cros...
03:34, 05/10/2019

Prince Harry Defends Private Jet Flights as He Launches New Travel Green Initiative Prince Harry launched a new green initiative Tuesday in Amsterdam that aims to improve sustainability in the tourism industry––amid controversy surrounding his use of a private plane. Travalyst, an initiative that includes global partners such as TripAdvisor and Visa, is meant to incenti...
18:00, 09/03/2019

NASA Executive Quits Weeks After Appointment To Lead 2024 Moon Initiative A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling......
08:00, 05/24/2019

CERN scientists join Zenuity machine learning for autonomous vehicles initiative Zenuity, a joint venture between Volvo and Autoliv, today said it plans to work with CERN to speed machine learning for autonomous vehicles.Read More...
21:17, 08/29/2019

"Chinese" Cyber Spies Targeting Belt And Road Initiative Players: Report A Chinese cyber espionage group is believed to be targeting key countries for China's Belt and Road Initiative, reveals a report by FireEye, an American cyber-security company....
22:34, 06/14/2019

Afghan president opens grand assembly in bid to gain initiative in Taliban talks Thousands of Afghans congregated in Kabul on Monday for a rare consultative meeting aimed at finding ways to negotiate a peace deal with the Taliban and end Afghanistan's war....
11:00, 04/29/2019

PDC Energy to buy SRC Energy for $971 million Oil and gas producer PDC Energy Inc said on Monday it would buy smaller rival SRC Energy Inc for $971.3 million, the latest deal in a sector facing investor pressure to cut costs....
14:34, 08/26/2019

CBOE Futures Exchange's Expanded Trading Hours Initiative To Begin In Late September CHICAGO, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced that the first phase of its previously announced plans to expand CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® index) futures trading hours will begin in late September, with the second phase to begin in the weeks that follow. ...
10:34, 05/02/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Trump’s HIV initiative gets a boost thanks to an Obamacare rule Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:17, 06/12/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S.-China trade truce pushes global stocks higher Global stocks rallied and bonds retreated on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that a breakthrough between the world's two largest economies would jumpstart global economic growth....
16:51, 07/01/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock futures fall as new tariffs darken global outlook Wall Street stock futures weakened in early trade on Monday, setting a dour tone for Asian markets after tit-for-tat tariffs between the United States and China took effect, reinforcing investors' gloomy expectations for global growth prospects....
07:00, 09/02/2019

New UN Global Climate report ‘another strong wake-up call’ over global warming: Guterres The increasing number of natural disasters and dangers linked to climate change, highlighted in a major UN report released on Thursday, represents “another strong wake-up call” to the world, which must be countered by finding sustainable solutions quickly, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has s...
18:34, 04/28/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions Global equity markets rose on Tuesday, led by chipmakers and companies exposed to Asia, after the United States temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed on China's Huawei Technologies, while the dollar rose on a flight to quality....
17:51, 05/21/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares turn flat as sentiment wanes Global shares were steady on Monday as a weak euro zone sentiment survey and political uncertainty in the wake of Spain's elections proved a drag on earlier gains driven by strong economic data out of China and the United States....
15:34, 04/29/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares advance on data boost from U.S., China Global shares rose on Monday, aided by data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months and a strong reading of U.S. first quarter growth data last week....
12:34, 04/29/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks drop on fears of expanding trade war Global equities tumbled and safe-haven sovereign bonds surged Friday after President Donald Trump's unexpected threat of tariffs on Mexican goods added to fears that escalating trade wars will push the U.S. and other major economies into recession....
18:17, 05/31/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil plunge on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's economy in contraction and China's worsening....
21:34, 08/14/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks shiver as new U.S.-China tariffs add to global gloom Global stock prices fell on Monday after the United States and China imposed new tariffs on each other's goods, reinforcing investors' worries over slowing global growth....
07:00, 09/02/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S.-China trade truce lifts global stocks, gold falls Global stocks rose and bonds retreated on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that a breakthrough between the world's two largest economies would jumpstart global economic growth....
21:00, 07/01/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference September 10 CHICAGO – September 4, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Chris Isaacson, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and Brian Schell, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, w...
23:34, 09/04/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global growth woes, trade uncertainty drag on Asian shares Asian shares wobbled on Tuesday, U.S. Treasury yields fell and gold rebounded as weak global factory activity reinforced fears about slowing growth, while doubts over whether the United States and China can pull off a trade deal also hurt sentiment....
11:34, 07/02/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares falter, bonds rally on global risk aversion Asian shares sank on Wednesday and bonds rallied as investor sentiment soured over growing worries about world growth with trade tensions between Washington and Beijing showing no signs of easing....
06:00, 05/29/2019

Global shares rocky, yuan weakens as global trade talk shakes markets A major global stocks index fell modestly on Friday while the Chinese yuan weakened as persistent global trade tensions hovered over financial markets....
22:17, 05/17/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference September 12 CHICAGO – September 10, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Edward Tilly, Cboe Global Markets Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Brian Schell, Cboe Global Markets Executive Vice President, C...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Hurricane Dorian insured losses in Caribbean to range from $1.5 billion to $3 billion: AIR worldwide Insurance industry losses in the Caribbean spurred by Hurricane Dorian will range between $1.5 billion to $3 billion, according to catastrophe risk modeler AIR Worldwide, a Verisk Analytics Inc unit....
20:34, 09/06/2019

California governor unveils record $213 billion budget, says $70 billion recession could hit coffers California Gov. Gavin Newsom, in his revised state budget released Thursday, proposed a record-setting $213.5 billion spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year — that's a 2% increase over his January budget....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Jeff Bezos Cashes in $1.8 Billion of Amazon Stock, Will Keep $1.4 Billion After Taxes Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the world’s richest person, has cashed in $1.8 billion worth of Amazon shares, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission submitted last night. Bezos will keep an estimated $1.4 billion from the sale after taxes, based on calculations by Fo...
21:17, 08/01/2019

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid lawsuits: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
02:34, 08/28/2019

Drugmaker Purdue Pharma reportedly offered $10 billion to $12 billion to settle opioid claims Reuters Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits for $10 billion to $12 billion, NBC News reported on Tuesday, The lawsuits accused the company of aggressively marketing prescription opioids while misleading prescribers and consumers about ri...
06:34, 08/28/2019

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The $19 billion valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25 percent this year, and company shares were up over 1% in morning trading Tuesday....
18:00, 05/07/2019

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid claims: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, is in discussion to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
22:00, 08/27/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 29 CHICAGO – May 22, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Brian Schell, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at Deutsche Bank...
08:17, 05/23/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally, bond yields plunge after Fed hints at rate cuts A gauge of global stock markets edged near this year's peak while benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
03:51, 06/20/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 30 CHICAGO – May 23, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Chris Concannon, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at Deutsche Bank’s 8th Annual Global Financial Services Conference in New Y...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.       ...
01:34, 06/15/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 6 CHICAGO – May 29, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference on Thursday, June 6 a...
03:34, 05/30/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 7 CHICAGO – June 1, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Edward Tilly, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, along with Chris Concannon, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Sandl...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Harry Potter Wizards Unite Energy: How to get Spell Energy quickly in Wizards Unite? HARRY Potter Wizards Unite has finally launched – but one thing players are struggling with is Spell Energy. So here we reveal how to get more Spell Energy in the game....
18:00, 06/24/2019

China's renewable power capacity up 9.5% year-on-year in June China's total renewable power capacity rose 9.5% to 750 gigawatts (GW) in the year to June amid Beijing's push to boost clean energy consumption as part of its anti-pollution campaign....
17:34, 07/25/2019

Uber Lost Another $5.2 Billion, Has Now Burned $16.2 Billion Since 2016 Uber, a company that uses rich people’s money to subsidize artificially cheap taxi rides provided by underpaid drivers, continued its streak of having never made a profit by losing another $5.2 billion in the second quarter of 2019....
01:34, 08/09/2019

Tesla Seeks to Raise as Much as $2.7 Billion, Up From $2.3 Billion Tesla increased the amount it could raise through a stock and bond sale by $400 million and Chief Executive Elon Musk now plans to buy $25 million of the stock....
15:17, 05/03/2019

GM’s Cruise raises $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation GM's self-driving Cruise division has raised $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation ahead of the rollout of its first commercial taxi service.Read More...
19:34, 05/07/2019

'Dark Phoenix' is 'The Dark Knight' of X-Men, says director The stars of "Dark Phoenix" discuss the latest X-Men film, with writer/director Simon Kinberg comparing it to Christopher Nolan's Batman classic, "The Dark Knight." (June 5)        ...
17:51, 06/05/2019

Google's Privacy Sandbox Initiative to Protect Users' Privacy on Web In a bid to protect users' privacy as they open ads on the Web, Google has announced a new initiative called "Privacy Sandbox" to develop a set of open standards to fundamentally enhance privacy on......
11:00, 08/23/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency update on Cities #WithRefugees initiative and World Health Organization’s flags Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo....
01:00, 06/21/2019

Biracial rapper pulls out of festival after learning white people charged $10 more than people of color A biracial rapper pulled out of a Michigan music festival after she learned that white people would be charged twice the amount to attend than "people of color."...
19:17, 07/07/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian markets waver amid global growth, trade uncertainty Asian shares wobbled on Tuesday, U.S. Treasury yields fell and gold rose as weak global manufacturing activity reinforced worries about slowing growth while uncertainties over the prospect of a Sino-U.S. trade deal also hurt sentiment....
06:34, 07/02/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stock markets, bonds rally in expectation of rate cuts Record low bond yields in Europe and the expectation of further interest rate cuts by central banks worldwide helped push global stock market indices higher Wednesday as the benchmark U.S. S&P 500 hit another record high....
16:51, 07/03/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Chinese trade data calms volatile global markets Stronger-than-expected Chinese export data helped push global stock markets higher on Thursday following a volatile week that had investors scrambling for safety on fears of a worldwide economic pullback....
20:00, 08/08/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Gold gains as trade concerns weigh on global markets Signs of further escalation of the trade war between the United States and China and weak economic data from the United Kingdom weighed on global markets on Friday, capping a volatile week that has pushed gold to its highest level in six years....
20:51, 08/09/2019

CBOE Holdings Agrees to Acquire Bats Global Markets to Strengthen CBOE Holdings' Global Position in Innovative Tradable Products and Services, and Achieve Meaningful Cost and Operational Efficiencies CHICAGO and KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 26, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Bats Global Markets, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement, which has been approved by the Board of Directors of each company by unanimous votes of the members of the boards present...
20:00, 05/01/2019

SquareBook aims to fix the IPO process A new bookbuilding platform is at the heart of an attempt to unbundle a process that some feel is no longer able to serve growth companies in need of capital....
23:51, 07/26/2019

Why cat people and dog people's personalities match those of their pet People's personalities often have more in common with their dog or cat than their friends, and now we know why owners and their animals are such a purr-fect match...
13:51, 07/05/2019

MediaTek aims to take on Qualcomm with new 5G chip Taiwan-based chip supplier MediaTek Inc on Wednesday released a new 5G chip for fast, high-end smartphones that aims to take on much larger rival Qualcomm Inc ....
08:00, 05/29/2019

Bank of China aims big in little Sri Lanka BoC has only just opened its first Sri Lankan branch, but already it wants to be the biggest foreign player in the market. In an exclusive interview, Asiamoney sits down with the lender’s senior local bankers to discuss its goals and ambitions....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Beyond Meat Aims for Break-Even 2019 Beyond Meat said quarterly sales more than tripled in the meat-replacement supplier’s first financial report since going public in May, though the company continued to lose money as it ramped up production....
01:51, 06/07/2019

Hypersonic jet aims for London-NY in 90 mins US aviation start-up Hermeus reveals plans for a hypersonic jet that would travel at five times the speed of sound. That could whisk passengers from New York to London in 90 minutes or less....
18:34, 05/21/2019

VW aims to raise $2B from truck unit IPO A successful IPO of VW's Traton heavy-trucks unit would generate funds for the automaker's EV push and for Traton's expansion outside of its main European market....
17:34, 06/14/2019

Abortion ban aims for U.S. Supreme Court, but won’t get there soon Alabama’s virtual ban on abortion is the latest and most far-reaching state law seemingly designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsider a constitutional right it announced 46 years ago in the landmark Roe v. Wade decision....
07:34, 05/16/2019

Former Oil CEO Aims to Change How the U.S. Exports Natural Gas SeaOne Holdings, founded by the former chief of shale giant EOG Resources, has new technology for shipping U.S. natural gas abroad—and a plan to build natural-gas power plants in Colombia....
21:17, 09/16/2019

GOG Galaxy 2.0 aims to put all your digital games in one place Competition is supposed to be good, right? It means a bigger selection and better prices, so it's great for consumers. But when the Epic Store launched last December, gamers were pissed. Because it meant their digital games collection was now fragmen......
19:17, 07/30/2019

| Solskjaer aims to splash the cash in January Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is expected to bolster his squad with two new signings when the English transfer window reopens at the start of January....
01:34, 08/23/2019

New regime aims to keep Appalachian St. atop Sun Belt Defending Sun Belt Conference champions Appalachian State will have to adapt to a new regime to prolong its three-year reign atop the Sun Belt Conference       ...
23:34, 08/15/2019

Munster aims for “positive” ERC Junior finale "Grégoire Munster wants to end his maiden FIA ERC3 Junior Championship campaign on a “positive note” following a season of mixed results in the Pirelli-supported category."...
12:34, 08/16/2019

Company aims to make flying ‘less miserable’ Being stuck in the plane’s cramped middle seats can be a real pain in the behind – often figuratively and literally – but a company in Colorado is aiming to change that. Molon Labe Seating’s new S1 “Space Seat” design, which was approved by the FAA in June, arranges its rows of economy airline seati...
23:17, 07/19/2019

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. drug regulators are launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. Currently, when patients want what’s called “compassionate use” access to an...
17:00, 06/03/2019

HBO’s ‘What Happened on September 11’ aims to help kids understand Seared into the memory of anyone who was alive to see it, the haunting visual of New York City’s mighty twin towers falling will never be forgotten. But 18 years later, many young schoolchildren still don’t know what it’s all about. That’s the inspiration behind Amy Schatz...
03:02, 09/12/2019

Huawei aims to accelerate AI usage to at least 50% by 2024 At the AI Everything Summit in Dubai this week, Huawei presented a global AI development strategy that aims to help businesses to implement and integrate various AI solutions.A key highlight was Huawei’s Atlas AI computing platform, which covers the cloud, edge, and terminal. And is based on ...
10:34, 05/05/2019

New war on cancer aims at longterm survival, not cure Scientists want to ‘take away the fear’ by halting mutation of cells, even in advanced casesLeading scientists are embarking on a new war against cancer, aimed not necessarily at curing it but at turning it into a condition that people can live with.The world-renowned Institute of Cancer Research is...
01:34, 05/16/2019

Retired DE Long aims to destigmatize marijuana Chris Long said Tuesday that last week he talked about using marijuana in the hopes of destigmatizing the drug and hopes the NFL will one day lift the "arbitrary ban" on it....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Samsung's new Galaxy A90 aims to make 5G more affordable After details of the Galaxy A90 5G leaked less than 24 hours ago, Samsung has confirmed that the third of its smartphones to get the 5G treatment won't be an expensive flagship, but will instead come from its mid-range Galaxy A series.Following the earlier Galaxy S10 5G and the Galaxy Note 10 5...
11:00, 09/03/2019

Argentina Aims to Restructure Debt With IMF, Bondholders Argentina’s government said it will look to restructure its debt with the International Monetary Fund and bondholders in an effort to stem a crisis of confidence....
09:17, 08/29/2019

Here’s How ‘Green Finance’ Aims to Save the Planet The field that’s become known as green finance could be at a tipping point. After a decade of explosive growth, it’s running into a perhaps surprising roadblock: a shortage of projects that are green enough. That’s set off a scramble to create a wider range of debt-market instruments and incentives....
12:34, 09/06/2019

Petition aims to change the date of Halloween A petition that already has over 60,000 signatures aims to move Halloween from October 31 to the last Saturday of the month.        ...
15:34, 07/26/2019

Daniel Cormier aims for third shot at Jon Jones: 'It's all I want' UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier wants one more shot at Jon Jones before he retires from MMA. Here are comments, plus the best moments from the latest episode of Ariel Helwani's MMA Show....
03:17, 05/07/2019

The web is under attack: This ambitious project aims to save it Misinformation, deliberate blackouts and the worst consequences of big tech are undermining the online world. The Web Foundation thinks it may have a way to fight back....
16:34, 05/15/2019

Switzerland aims to legalise medical marijuana The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana, proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat people suffering from cancer or other serious conditions....
18:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. bill aims to thwart China's EV dominance A U.S. senator plans to introduce legislation on Thursday to streamline regulation and permitting requirements for the development of mines for lithium, graphite and other electric-vehicle supply chain minerals, as part of a plan to offset China's dominance in the EV market....
20:51, 05/02/2019

How Uber Aims To Move Things Around The World Uber's biggest competitor isn't rival ride-hailing service Lyft, analysts say, but Amazon, which moves goods all over the world. It has budding businesses such as freight forwarding, food delivery and......
11:17, 05/10/2019

Groundbreaking trial aims to reduce miscarriages by 50% Women who have suffered recurrent miscarriages will take part in a groundbreaking trial to find out if antibiotics could reduce inflammation of the womb and increase live birth rates....
23:00, 09/13/2019

‘Archaeology of D-Day’ Aims to Preserve What the Soldiers Left Behind For the past 10 years, a cadre of field researchers in France has been digging up, documenting and cataloging the physical remains of the Normandy invasion....
18:51, 06/05/2019

Boeing Now Aims to Finish Software Fix for 737 Max in September Boeing says it expects to finish work on updated flight-control software for the 737 Max in September, a sign that the troubled jet likely won't be flying until late this year....
08:34, 06/28/2019

Woods aims to get back on track for FedEx Cup Playoffs Golfweek's Steve DiMeglio discusses Tiger Woods' recent struggles and how he can get back on track for the FedEx Cup Playoffs.        ...
11:00, 08/06/2019

WeWork Aims to Go Public in September, Sooner Than Expected Office-space company WeWork is aiming to go public in September, earlier than many investors had expected, after boosting a loan facility the office-space manager hopes will pave the way for the listing....
11:51, 07/24/2019

'I've got HIV and it's OK': Gareth Thomas aims to tackle stigma – video Gareth Thomas has revealed that he is HIV positive. In an emotional message shown by BBC Wales, the former Welsh rugby international said 'the reason I'm doing this is because firstly I want to remember what it's like to live again. I want to remember what it's like to feel free'. Thomas, who came o...
02:17, 09/16/2019

Malaysia aims to recover about $5 bln in 1MDB-linked assets Malaysia is looking to recover about $5 billion worth of foreign assets linked to state fund 1MDB, which is the subject of money laundering investigations, an anti-graft official said on Friday....
06:17, 06/21/2019

The $1599 Naim Mu-so 2 aims to be the ultimate all-in-one wireless speaker High-end audio is catching up to the times. Where once audiophiles might scoff at wireless speakers, now industry stalwarts like Bowers and Wilkins, KEF, and others are exploring the convenience of streaming music and all-in-one systems. But one of the first of these was Naim’s Mu-so, a streaming sp...
22:51, 05/08/2019

Mining magnate aims to be kingmaker after Australian election A billionaire who built his own Jurassic Park and promises a replica Titanic may hold the balance of power in Australia's parliament if his populist campaign wins enough votes in Saturday's general election....
10:51, 05/17/2019

Plastic straws and bags no more: Canada aims to clean up its act Canada plans to ban some single-use plastics like straws, bags and cutlery by early 2021 to reduce waste and litter and protect the world's oceans, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday....
17:34, 06/10/2019

NASA's Artemis program aims to put first woman on moon NASA's Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon is to include eight rocket launches to put a mini space station in lunar orbit by 2024. That's when it hopes to land its first female astronaut on lunar soil....
07:00, 05/24/2019

XFL aims to not repeat mistakes of other spring football leagues Oliver Luck, commissioner of the XFL, thinks the league, a reboot of the late-90's league, is well planned and financed, and in position to succeed.       ...
12:51, 06/24/2019

New program aims to house 150 homeless in Pima County TUCSON – Pima County Administration has committed $1.5 million annually for the next two years to approach homelessness in the community, the county announced Thursday. According to Pima County, the 2-year pilot program, “Housing First,” will house 150 individuals. They say their goal is to improve ...
20:17, 05/02/2019

DJI aims for the best first-person drone experience with new goggles, controller and more New gear from DJI will equip you with everything you need to become the best first-person drone racer that’s ever graced the Earth — you’ll be the Anakin Skywalker of FPV drone racers. The company is launching a new suite of products specifically to make the most of Digital First ...
14:17, 08/01/2019

Cepsa aims to produce up to 2.5 mln tonnes/yr low-sulphur fuel oil * Spanish refinery Cepsa aims to produce 2.2 million-2.5 million tonnes per year of shipping fuel that will be compliant with new IMO rules capping sulphur emissions, the head of marine fuels for Cepsa Trading said...
13:51, 05/23/2019

SVOLT aims to make battery cells in Europe SVOLT Energy Technology, which was carved out of China's Great Wall Motor Co., aims to start production of battery cells in Europe in early 2023, with a targeted investment of over 2 billion euros ($2.21 billion). Germany is of particular interest to the group, a company official said....
00:00, 09/12/2019

This Hyundai Aims To Be The World's Most Capable Electric Rally Car While the World Rally Championship is switching to hybrid engines for the 2022 season, rally driver Hayden Paddon and a team of researchers are about to do WRC one better. They’re coming out with a Hyundai Kona EV rally car in 2020, a vehicle that will be able to complete a full-length event solely ...
20:00, 08/20/2019

Marijuana industry aims at environmental, ethical goals LOS ANGELES (AP) — An alliance of large marijuana businesses has a message for the public: We’re good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global Cannabis Partnership that includes Canopy Growth Corp. and other major companies issued guidelines Tuesday aimed at minimizing greenhouse gas emissions...
02:34, 06/19/2019

U.S. aims to cut dialysis in centers, increase transplants by 2025 The Trump administration on Wednesday said during a press briefing that it planned to change the way it pays for kidney disease treatments to favor lower cost care at home and transplants over the current standard, dialysis clinics....
16:17, 07/10/2019

Government Aims To Build 1.95 Crore Houses Under PM's Scheme Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said the government will build 1.95 crore houses under the Pradhan Mantari Awas Yojna (PMAY) - Gramin over the next two years....
15:34, 07/05/2019

Toyota Aims To Counter Mistakes Of Gas Pedal For Brake Toyota Motor Corp. plans to introduce a safety function as early as this year to help prevent accidents caused by drivers slamming the accelerator instead of the brake by mistake, the Yomiuri......
23:17, 08/12/2019

With data centers in the UAE, Microsoft aims to rev up digital transformation Microsoft is looking to digitally transform one million businesses in the Middle East in the next three years with the official opening of two data centres in the UAE, a top company official said.The US software giant, which has been present in the UAE for more than 25 years, has announced one data ...
15:00, 06/19/2019

Tarantino Movie Aims to Tap a Bygone Era---and Formula for Success Quentin Tarantino’s new movie, ‘Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood,’ will have to do more than summon 1960s Los Angeles to buck recent moviegoing trends. It will have to persuade adults who increasingly stream R-rated content at home to go to the movie theater instead....
12:34, 07/26/2019

Intel's Project Athena aims for more efficient laptops Intel is making a move toward a more power-efficient future with its Project Athena initiative. The company is following up on the project it had announced at CES 2019, which will see Intel offer guidance to equipment and PC component manufacturers to create future laptops.This week, the wraps came ...
03:34, 05/09/2019

U.S. House panel aims for May 15 hearing on Boeing 737 MAX: sources The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is tentatively planning a May 15 hearing on the now grounded Boeing 737 MAX and the Federal Aviation Administration's aircraft certification program, three people briefed on the matter said on Wednesday....
23:17, 05/01/2019

Andy Murray Aims For Singles Return This Year Andy Murray will step up his comeback bid from the hip surgery he underwent in January when he competes in the doubles with Feliciano Lopez at Queen's Club next week....
17:00, 06/12/2019

Islamic State in Afghanistan aims to attack US, general says RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AP) — The Marine general overseeing the U.S. war effort in Afghanistan says the Islamic State affiliate there has hopes of attacking the U.S. homeland. But Gen. Frank McKenzie, head of Central Command, says the extremist group’s aspirations are being frustrated by A...
03:00, 06/13/2019

New Red Bull junior O'Ward aims to go "straight" to F1 from IndyCar IndyCar driver Patricio O'Ward admits he is now targeting a move "straight into Formula 1" following his induction into the Red Bull junior programme...
12:51, 05/16/2019

Nogales youth group aims to eliminate waste NOGALES, Ariz. – About 70 percent of seasonal produce enters the United States through Mexico with 6,000 tons of produce going to waste in Nogales. The group Waste Not is stepping up to address the issue of waste with the help from Startup Unidos, Southwest Folklife Alliance and the University...
16:51, 06/11/2019

Sick Hamilton aims to sleep off Hockenheim disappointment Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton is planning to get plenty of rest over the next few days as he seeks to shake off the sickness that laid him low in Sunday's German Grand Prix....
15:51, 07/29/2019

As Gabon's new forests minister, UK conservationist aims to lead by example Gabon hopes to lead by example in stamping out illegal logging of the world's tropical hardwoods, a prominent British conservationist said on Tuesday after being named the central African country's new forests minister....
20:00, 06/11/2019

Plan Aims to Ease Mortgage-Reporting Rules Small banks and credit unions could get a break on providing mortgage data to the government, reducing the amount of borrower information collected under a law aimed at preventing lending bias....
13:17, 05/03/2019

Man who bought tuk tuk after 'boozy night' aims for speed record A "fanatical petrol-head" and his "adrenaline junkie" cousin are setting out to break the land speed record for a tuk tuk after buying one during a boozy night on eBay....
19:34, 04/28/2019

As WeWork's Losses Mount, It Aims to Distance Itself From Uber As WeWork heads toward an initial public offering, its ebullient chief executive believes it shouldn’t be lumped in the same category as massively money-losing companies like Uber and Lyft....
05:17, 05/16/2019

Nestle institute aims to develop packaging of the future Nestle has set up a research institute to develop more environmentally friendly packaging for its products and reduce plastic waste, taking matters into its own hands rather than relying on its suppliers....
21:00, 09/12/2019

Lighthizer aims for trade deal with Japan in a few months U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Thursday that he expected to work out a trade deal with Japan within a few months, and warned that the U.S. would lose market share in the country if talks failed....
01:51, 06/19/2019

EU aims to complete top jobs jigsaw puzzle on June 30 European Union leaders will meet again on June 30 to seek agreement on who should inherit the bloc's top jobs - including the head of its central bank - after failing to get a deal in talks dragging into the small hours on Friday....
06:00, 06/21/2019

UnitedHealthcare aims to cut maternity care costs with new program UnitedHealthcare Group said on Thursday it had launched a new program to cut maternity costs under which partner hospitals would be paid a fixed rate for care during and after pregnancy, rather than for every service rendered....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Audi Sport aims to double sales by 2023 Performance sub-brand wants to speed up development times; RS1 and R8 successor under consideration Audi Sport plans to double its sales by 2023 as part of a huge expansion of the Audi's performance arm. Audi Sport, now under an entirely new management team led by joint managing directors Oliver H...
22:51, 09/09/2019

Trump Administration Aims to Privatize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac The Trump administration said it would support returning mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to private hands, a development that could keep the companies at the center of the housing market for decades to come....
05:00, 09/06/2019

California governor aims to hike security grants California's Democratic governor is vowing to spend $15 million for increased security at "soft targets" like the synagogue where a gunman opened fire over the weekend, killing one worshipper....
06:17, 04/30/2019

Japan aims for ‘harmony’ at G-20. Is it sidestepping climate change? Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has vowed to show leadership on the environment, but critics say he’s just trying to smooth over differences between the United States and other countries....
20:00, 06/28/2019

Berchelt eyes Lomachenko, but aims to take care of Vargas first Miguel Berchelt bloodied Francisco Vargas on his way to the WBC junior lightweight title in 2017. He hopes for another great performance in the rematch Saturday night, with a potential Vasiliy Lomachenko fight in the future....
17:51, 05/08/2019

12-Metre Ship Aims To Be First To Cross Atlantic Without A Crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-metre-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
00:51, 05/22/2019

New PNG leader aims to 'maximize gain' from resources sector Former finance minister James Marape was elected prime minister of Papua New Guinea on Thursday, and the critic of a major global gas development deal vowed to review management of the nation's resource riches....
09:17, 05/30/2019

The first annual FantasyWood Festival aims to enchant and engage Over Memorial Day weekend, Merriweather Park will be filled with fairies, unicorns, mermaids and monsters. Accept The Quest, and you can become part of the story, too....
00:51, 05/22/2019

Google aims for greater transparency on how it ranks news As it has done with several of its products, Google is aiming for greater transparency about a core aspect of its services: news. It opened a website to detail its objectives, principles and approaches to managing news experiences across its various......
20:51, 05/06/2019

EU aims for ‘perfect gender balance’ with female nominations BRUSSELS — For the first time, European Union leaders nominated women for half of the top positions they filled Tuesday to lead the world’s biggest trade bloc. And the women were picked for what are arguably the two most important jobs of the four posts: heading the EU’s executive Commission and lea...
01:17, 07/04/2019

UK Parliament vote aims to delay no-deal Brexit UK prime minister Boris Johnson suffered a major Brexit blow Tuesday — losing his majority in the House of Commons and then a vote in Parliament that threatens his vow to leave the European Union next month. The dramatic day set the stage for a showdown Wednesday — when a cross-party alliance will t...
02:34, 09/04/2019

12-meter ship aims to be first to cross Atlantic without a crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-meter-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
21:00, 05/21/2019

Buttigieg aims to find a way to attack Fox without alienating its viewers The South Bend, Ind., mayor is hoping that calling out Trump’s favorite network and how its personalities have misled its viewers may ultimately be more winsome than ignoring Fox viewers altogether....
20:17, 05/20/2019

HQ Trivia aims for comeback with new cash prizes and a new host HQ Trivia has hired a new main host, Matt Richards, and this evening (at 6 p.m. Pacific) it is launching its Season 4 theme, "The money is in your hands."Read More...
13:34, 05/21/2019

Carvana aims to raise more than $500M with new debt, equity One analyst estimates the additional capital should provide the used-vehicle retailer, which has been unprofitable since it went public in 2017, with enough cash through the second half of 2020....
01:17, 05/22/2019

Jeweller Pandora aims to regain sparkle after LA relaunch Danish jewellery maker Pandora is stepping up efforts to win back shoppers with a brand relaunch in Los Angeles, plus new themed collections based on Harry Potter and Walt Disney's Frozen and a revamp of its stores....
15:51, 08/29/2019

Google’s AI Assistant aims to transcend the smart speaker SAN FRANCISCO — When Google launched its now distinctive digital assistant in 2016, it was already in danger of being an also-ran. At the time, Amazon had been selling its Echo smart speaker, powered by its Alexa voice assistant, for more than a year. Apple’s Siri was already five years old and fami...
03:34, 05/07/2019

Germany: Hamburg aims to legalize dumpster diving Dumpster diving for food is considered theft in Germany, even if others have thrown the food away. The city of Hamburg wants to decriminalize the act and prohibit supermarkets from throwing out food....
20:00, 05/31/2019

Macy's aims to save up to $550 mln in 2-4 years, shares rise Macy's Inc said on Thursday it aimed to save $400 million to $550 million annually in the next two to four years, as the department store chain cuts back on discounts, while focusing more on targeted promotions for customers....
17:51, 09/05/2019

New bill aims to protect those who work in Arizona heat TUCSON – Hot temperatures can be deadly especially for those working in the heat all day long. Just this month, Congressman Raul Grijalva introduced a new bill that would protect workers from heat stress. In a letter to House colleagues, Grijalva said there is no federal heat standard that ens...
02:51, 07/16/2019

Amazon's New Multistory Warehouse Aims to Cut Delivery Times Amazon.com has agreed to take space in a first-of-its-kind three-story warehouse, a new type of fulfillment center that could reduce delivery times in congested cities to hours rather than days....
16:17, 09/10/2019

BMW aims to double electric and hybrid sales in next two years Carmaker to have 25 electrified models on sale by 2023 as strict new EU rules loomBMW is accelerating its push away from the internal combustion engine towards battery technology, as the German carmaker seeks to double the number of electric and hybrid vehicles it sells in the next two years.The com...
12:17, 06/25/2019

Singapore aims to create 10,000 tech jobs in three years Singapore on Wednesday said it has plans to create up to 10,000 jobs in the technology sector over three years in an initiative to establish the city-state as a global hub for the industry....
17:00, 06/26/2019

CDU's AKK aims to boost Bundeswehr budget to NATO target Germany's defense minister plans to increase military spending to the NATO target of 2% of gross domestic product. The SPD, Merkel's coalition partners, said they would not allow Trump to dictate military spending....
06:51, 07/22/2019

Nemak aims to end Unifor strike in Canada through dialogue The strike at the Canada plant that supplies engine blocks for the Chevrolet Silverado diesel pickup is now more than a week old. Unifor is trying to stage a 3,000-person rally Tuesday on a vacant lot adjacent to the plant, a union spokesman said....
21:18, 09/09/2019

MyDelfi aims to reshape the automotive dealership sector A Dubai-based automotive tech start-up – MyDelfi – is aiming to induce fresh blood into the customer buying patterns and reshape the automotive dealership sector.Its founder Dr. Roberto Kallookaran, a former Daimler executive, has also worked as management consultants in the automotive...
13:00, 09/08/2019

New Organization Aims to Increase Visibility for the LGBTQ+ in Motorsport Motorsport isn’t known for being the most diverse and inclusive thing in the world, and visibility for minorities has always needed more work. Racing Pride, an organization dedicated to promote LGBTQ+ visibility, is determined to change that....
22:00, 06/06/2019

Putin Aims to Revive the Economy With a Plan. And Pianos. As Russian officials unveil a spending plan aimed at doubling growth in its troubled economy, critics see a $400 billion effort in Soviet-era planning....
00:00, 06/06/2019

U.S. Forest Service aims to speed up logging, infrastructure projects The U.S. Forest Service, which manages millions of acres of national forests and grasslands, on Wednesday proposed "bold" changes for how it carries out environmental reviews of logging, road building and mining projects on public land, a move that raised red flags for environmental groups....
00:51, 06/13/2019

Pebble Beach aims to keep harmful golf balls out of ocean Pebble Beach Golf Links, which hosts the U.S. Open this week, hopes the world's best golfers will keep their balls on the fairways and out of the sensitive coastal waters, which have been overwhelmed by decades of golf ball pollution....
02:51, 06/13/2019

Campaign Aims to Keep Judge’s Copy of ‘Lady Chatterley’s Lover’ in U.K. The auctioned copy of D.H. Lawrence’s novel was used in perhaps the most famous British obscenity trial of the past century and has been designated a cultural treasure....
16:51, 05/25/2019

Indonesia aims to start electric vehicle production in 2022 Indonesia is aiming to start producing electric vehicles (EVs) in 2022, a senior official at the Industry Ministry told Reuters on Thursday, after a number of companies disclosed plans to invest in the country....
14:17, 07/18/2019

Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years ago, NASA is gearing up for a long term presence on Earth's satellite that the agency says will eventually enable humans to reach Mars....
13:34, 07/18/2019

Boeing aims to strengthen engineering oversight after panel review Boeing Co needs to reorganize its engineering reporting lines company-wide and ensure higher ranking officials, including its CEO, get faster feedback about potential safety concerns from lower levels of the company, according to an internal review at the U.S. planemaker following two recent fatal c...
18:17, 08/30/2019

Alibaba Aims to Double Tmall Brands With New English Portal Alibaba has launched an English-language website for its Tmall marketplace aimed at merchants, in an attempt to double the number of international brands on the platform to 40,000 in the next three......
18:51, 06/26/2019

Rihanna's Fenty label aims to rip up fashion industry rules Singer’s new clothing line, on sale this week, has ditched traditions such as catwalk showsA corseted Japanese denim minidress ($810), a cotton canvas blazer belted with a coordinating bumbag ($1,100), oversized sunglasses ($460) and a brass-and-crystal earcuff ($420) will go on sale at a pop-up bou...
19:17, 05/21/2019

China's president aims to expand Belt and Road project China's President Xi Jinping urged more countries Saturday to support his country's Belt and Road project in his remarks at the second forum on the initiative....
22:51, 04/28/2019

Odell Beckham Jr aims to make Cleveland Browns the 'new Patriots' Wide receiver was recently traded from Giants to BrownsCleveland showing signs of uptick after years in doldrumsOdell Beckham Jr, a player known for his confidence in his abilities, aims to turn the Cleveland Browns into a team to rival the all-conquering New England Patriots.After years in a long-t...
20:34, 05/07/2019

Rpt-Livent aims to boost lithium sales to EV sector by 2020 Livent Corp aims to derive more than half of its lithium sales from the electric vehicle industry by next year, a shift for a company that historically has supplied the white metal for use in greases and other industrial products, its chief executive said Tuesday in an interview....
13:34, 05/15/2019

Ola Aims To Deploy 10,000 Electric Two And Three-Wheelers In India By March 2020 India's Ride-hailing service provider Ola is reportedly betting big on two and three-wheelers for its electric mobility drive. In fact, the company is expected on deploying 10,000 electric vehicles......
11:34, 05/13/2019

Danish project aims to plant 1m trees across nation in TV fundraiser Telethon asking viewers to give £2.4m for forests project to help tackle climate crisisPeople in Denmark will be able to “plant trees” from the comfort of their sofa in what is believed to be the world’s first TV fundraiser for forests.On Saturday the national broadcaster TV2 will air Denmark Plants...
14:51, 09/13/2019

$54 million study aims to improve Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft Members of the Eurofighter Typhoon fighter plane program at the Paris Air Show on Wednesday signed a $54 million contract to conduct studies to improve the aircraft....
22:00, 06/19/2019

Quebec provincial leader aims to boost use of hydroelectric power François Legault, premier of Canada's hydroelectricity-reliant Quebec province, on Sunday said he would present a sweeping plan to electrify public transport, and heating and air conditioning by the end of 2019 or the start of 2020....
03:00, 05/27/2019

Newcastle manager Bruce aims to prove doubters wrong "Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce admits he has \"big shoes to fill\" as he steps in to replace fan-favourite Rafa Benitez, but is determined to prove his doubters wrong."...
20:34, 07/18/2019

Racing Lines: The Brit who aims to conquer Pikes Peak Robin Shute is aiming for the pinnacle at Pikes Peak this week Robin Shute will take on Colorado’s fearsome mountain climb this Sunday A track measuring 12.42 miles, featuring 156 turns, rising 4720ft to a heady altitude of 14,110ft… Like the Nürburgring Nordschleife and the Isle of Man TT cou...
03:34, 06/27/2019

New bill aims to stop China from getting its hands on sensitive US technology A bill introduced by Republican senator Josh Hawley aims to stop the Chinese government from obtaining sensitive American technology by placing limits on the sale of "core technologies."...
21:51, 05/15/2019

Zarco aims to "control emotions" and accept KTM MotoGP situation Johann Zarco says he is now more accepting of his situation at KTM and aims to "better control" his emotions in the second half of the 2019 MotoGP campaign...
19:51, 08/01/2019

Cisco acquires Voicea, aims to add transcription, analytics to WebEx Voicea can transcribe, take notes and create action items from meetings and voice and video calls. Cisco is betting that Voicea can give WebEx an edge....
18:00, 08/06/2019

Trump aims to slash number of federal advisory committees WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the need for advisory committees created under the Federal Advisory Committee ...
00:00, 06/15/2019

At $40,000 a bottle, Tokaj winemaker aims to revive royal heritage A Hungarian winemaker in the Tokaj region known for its golden dessert wine is selling a vintage for $40,000 a bottle, hoping to revive the royal heritage of a wine revered by kings and connoisseurs....
18:17, 04/28/2019

US legislation aims to thwart China's electric vehicle dominance Senator Lisa Murkowski will introduce legislation to streamline regulation and permitting requirements for the development of electric-vehicle supply chain minerals, part of a plan to offset China's dominance in the space....
20:51, 05/02/2019

Klopp pokes fun at finals record as he aims for 7th time lucky "Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp is looking to put right a dismal personal record of six straight defeats in finals when his side take on Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday\u0027s Champions League final."...
21:00, 05/31/2019

Bucharest Open Books Night aims to get Romanians reading Romanians are among the least avid readers in the European Union, but an Open Books Night to promote reading now in its seventh year has proved a big hit....
18:17, 04/28/2019

NYSE Aims to Speed Up Trading With Core Tech Upgrade A troubled technology overhaul at the New York Stock Exchange is about to face its biggest challenge yet: the upgrade of the core technology on its flagship exchange....
13:34, 08/05/2019

NASA aims to probe mysterious atmospheres of Uranus and Neptune Nearly 30 years after a NASA spacecraft visited the farthest planets in our solar system, Uranus and Neptune, the space agency is looking to go back....
18:34, 04/29/2019

Government Aims To Raise Rs 15,000 Crore By Stake Sales: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman set an ambitious target of Rs 1.05 lakh crore ($15.33 billion) from the sale of stakes in state-run companies, compared with Rs 85,000 crore the previous year, in......
14:34, 07/08/2019

Livent aims to boost lithium sales to EV sector by 2020 Livent Corp aims to derive more than half of its lithium sales from the electric vehicle industry by next year, a shift for a company that historically has supplied the white metal for use in greases and other industrial products, its chief executive said Tuesday in an interview....
03:17, 05/15/2019

A project aims to help ISPs mind their routing security manners When my kids were younger, we used to tell them we were going to send them to "manners camp" if they didn't behave properly at the dinner table. An Internet Society-supported initiative, the Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS), has tried to coax Internet service providers into minding...
08:00, 09/06/2019

UN experts: Islamic State aims for resurgence in Iraq, Syria U.N. experts say leaders of the Islamic State extremist group are aiming to consolidate and create conditions for an “eventual resurgence in its Iraqi and Syrian heartlands.”...
00:51, 08/01/2019

Google's AI Assistant aims to transcend the smart speaker Even as Google Assistant remains commercially overshadowed by Alexa, it keeps pushing the boundaries of what artificial intelligence can do every day.        ...
16:00, 05/07/2019

FedEx aims to boost service, profit more from online shopping FedEx Corp said on Thursday it will begin offering Sunday residential delivery and handoff fewer e-commerce packages to the U.S. Postal Service, as it works to bolster service and wring more profits out of the online shopping boom....
03:00, 05/31/2019

New federal rule aims to help cover meds for chronic conditions People with heart disease, osteoporosis and depression may be able to save money treating those conditions if their insurance companies decide to opt-in on a new federal rule....
00:51, 07/18/2019

Democratic presidential contender Hickenlooper aims to fight monopolies Democratic presidential hopeful John Hickenlooper, a two-time former governor of Colorado, called on Friday for beefing up U.S. anti-trust laws, part of a business-friendly yet progressive agenda he hopes will set him apart among 20 candidates seeking the party's presidential nomination....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Airbus startup aims to make satellite imagery easier to use Airbus might just make it easier to use the growing treasure trove of high-res satellite imagery. The aerospace giant has launched a space tech startup, UP42, that promises to make satellite (and drone) image data accessible to individuals and small......
17:34, 05/07/2019

Volkswagen aims to boost in-house software development to 60% by 2025 Volkswagen said on Tuesday it would put 5,000 digital experts into a new unit called "Car.Software" by 2025 as the German carmaker aims to develop at least 60% of its software in-house by then, up from less than 10% currently....
10:17, 06/18/2019

Bipartisan Senate plan aims to help more Americans save for retirement Bipartisan lawmakers introduced a new plan Tuesday designed to help more Americans save for retirement -- offering new flexibility and help for low-income citizens who've saved nothing....
23:17, 05/14/2019

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Those are the places her team of 150 volunteers visited during the midterm elections last year, register...
08:51, 06/04/2019

India aims to expel all illegal migrants, interior minister says India will identify and deport illegal immigrants from across the country, the interior minister said on Wednesday, stepping up a campaign that critics say could stoke religious tension and further alienate minority Muslims....
15:34, 07/17/2019

Dorian grazes Carolina coast, aims for Outer Banks Hurricane Dorian is raking the Carolina coast with howling, window-rattling winds and sideways rain, spinning off tornadoes and knocking out power to more than 200,000 homes and businesses. (Sept. 5)        ...
09:34, 09/06/2019

UK offers HPV vaccines to boys, aims to stop 100,000 cancer cases Some 100,000 cases of cancer could be prevented in Britain in the next 40 years by a vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes cancers of the cervix, mouth, anus and genitals, UK health officials said on Tuesday....
01:51, 07/09/2019

Japan space startup aims to compete US rivals within years A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space last month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American rivals such as SpaceX...
10:34, 05/15/2019

HUD proposal aims to remove undocumented immigrants from public housing TUCSON- A proposal by the Trump administration could see thousands of families removed from federal housing programs, including hundreds in Arizona. The plan would bar families from public housing if any member of the household is undocumented. Undocumented immigrants are ineligible for benefits but...
04:34, 06/20/2019

U.S. Aims a Megaphone at Iranian Public as Part of Pressure Campaign The effort uses social media, YouTube and traditional broadcasters to appeal for opposition to the leadership in Tehran, but many in the country seem dismissive of its efficiency....
13:51, 07/25/2019

Mexico tree plan in El Salvador aims to stem migration Mexico is bringing to El Salvador a tree-planting program that aims to support rural residents and ease economic pressures driving thousands of people to leave for the United States...
01:17, 07/20/2019

Boeing aims for first flight of 777X in late June: sources Boeing Co is looking to make the first test flight of its 777X twin-aisle jet as soon as late June, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday, slightly later than the planemaker had planned, but still on track for putting the plane into airline service in 2020....
00:00, 05/30/2019

In Ukraine Snap Elections, New President Aims to Consolidate Power Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian who was elected in April, is seeking to strengthen his position by leading his party to control of the country’s Parliament....
00:00, 07/22/2019

New Red, White and Blue Program aims to help vets recover from trauma TUCSON- A behavioral healthcare facility in Tucson launched a new program aimed at helping those who put their life on the line recover from trauma. Sierra Tucson began its new Red, White and Blue Program designed for active duty military, veterans and first responders. “We find that veterans ...
00:17, 07/05/2019

The Latest: ACLU petition aims to stop Missouri abortion law ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the possible closure of Missouri’s only abortion clinic (all times local): 12:25 p.m. The ACLU of Missouri is seeking a statewide vote on a new law that will ban most abortions starting at eight weeks of pregnancy. The ACLU said Tuesday that it has submitted a re...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Refugees Got Talent: UN-backed show aims to change perceptions Poet, dancer and a reggae singer were among those displaying their skills in SicilyA teenage poet from Nigeria, a reggae singer from Sierra Leona and a Colombian dancer were among those competing in Sicily this weekend in a UN-backed talent show aimed at reshaping the narrative around migrants.Refug...
16:51, 06/23/2019

Bridgestone India Aims to reduce 150,000 tons of CO2 Emission In The Next Two Decades While using solar energy is good for the environment, it also reflects positively in monetary terms. 1MW of solar power results in savings of nearly 59 million rupees worth of electricity expenses in......
15:00, 05/06/2019

Badminton: 'Silver girl' no more, India's Sindhu aims higher Dubbed "silver girl" for a string of near-misses on the international stage, India's Pusarla Sindhu hopes to have finally shed that unwanted moniker after capturing her first world badminton championships title at the weekend....
19:00, 08/26/2019

Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls The US Senate has shown bipartisan support for a bill to crack down on robocalls, and now it's the House's turn. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg Walden have introduced a bipartisan Stopping Bad Robocalls A......
00:51, 06/21/2019

An island without fish? Cuba aims to tackle problem with law overhaul In the sleepy Cuban fishing village of Cojimar that inspired Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea," locals say they are struggling to catch fish....
02:34, 08/28/2019

Brazil med school network Afya aims to raise $250 mln in U.S. IPO -sources Brazilian medical education group Afya SA hopes to raise at least $250 million in an initial public offering, three sources with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday, the latest in a series of South American companies to seek U.S. listings....
14:34, 06/26/2019

A new controller aims to fix the Nintendo Switch’s lack of voice chat It’s 2019, the Nintendo Switch is the vanguard of the next generation of video game consoles, and — in case you needed reminding — it still doesn’t have voice chat support. Well, at least the company hasn’t personally enabled it yet. Third-party sources are working to patch the gap. Kotaku today hig...
03:00, 07/24/2019

Djokovic aims to extend Slam streak at French Open The four remaining quarterfinal matches at the French Open have been rescheduled for Thursday after a washout Wednesday due to rain        ...
10:34, 06/06/2019

Exclusive: NATO aims to make space new frontier in defense NATO aims to recognize space as a domain of warfare this year, four senior diplomats said, partly to show U.S. President Donald Trump that the alliance is relevant and adapting to new threats after he signed off on the creation of a U.S. Space Force....
13:34, 06/21/2019

U.S. Aims to Block Sale of Ukraine's Aerospace Company to China U.S. national-security adviser John Bolton is seeking to scuttle the pending Chinese purchase of a Ukrainian aerospace company on grounds that it will give Beijing vital defense technology, according to senior U.S. administration officials familiar with the matter....
04:00, 08/24/2019

Real estate investor aims to sell $12.5M Manhattan townhouse Tech investor Arthur Becker’s stake in the Cary Tamarkin-designed 10 Sullivan St. — which was around $20 million — keeps paying off. In 2016, Becker had that stake transferred to three adjacent townhouses — Nos. 30, 40 and 50 Sullivan St. Now he’s listing No. 50 for $12.5 million. He also just sold ...
03:34, 05/09/2019

O’Rourke releases proposal that aims to improve veterans’ lives The former congressman, who is intimately aware of the challenges facing veterans, called for more funding and ending the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan....
21:34, 06/24/2019

Samsung aims to double online smartphone sales in India Samsung Electronics aims to double its online smartphone sales in India this year to $1 billion, driven largely by a new budget range of devices, the head of its mobile business for the country said on Wednesday....
15:34, 05/29/2019

Oracle aims to move all of its on-premise customers in MEA on to cloud in two years Oracle wants to get all of its 4,000 on-premise customers in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region on to the cloud in the next two years.It is a challenging task but Arun Khekar, senior vice-president for business applications at Oracle for Middle East, Africa and India,said in an exclusive interv...
12:34, 07/22/2019

Zhiyun’s Smooth-Q2 aims to be the most portable quality smartphone gimbal available Zhiyun has been steadily rolling out new gimbals for smartphones and dedicated cameras for a few years now, and the company’s quality and feature set has improved dramatically over time. Now, it’s launching the Zhiyun Smooth-Q2 smartphone gimbal on Kickstarter, with the aim of delivering...
17:51, 08/28/2019

'The Goldfinch' aims to live up to book at Toronto Film Festival 'The Goldfinch' felt the pressure to live up to the award-winning book upon which the film is based, members of the cast and crew said at the Toronto Film Festival premiere on Sunday....
06:00, 09/09/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. aims to cut dialysis in centers, increase transplants by 2025 The Trump administration plans to change the way it pays for kidney disease treatments to favor lower cost care at home and transplants over the current standard, dialysis clinics, top health officials said on Wednesday during a press briefing....
16:17, 07/10/2019

Russia's Putin says U.S. move against Huawei aims to weaken China Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that U.S moves against technology giant Huawei aimed to weaken China, while U.S. tariffs sought to hold the Chinese economy back....
13:51, 06/20/2019

Steam's Interactive Recommender Aims to Personalise Game Discovery Steam Labs has unveiled a new experimental feature called Interactive Recommender that aims to dole out more personalised suggestions with a focus on less popular titles....
10:00, 07/12/2019

Airbus is pushing ahead in tech as it aims for single-pilot planes, says CTO European aerospace giant Airbus is working on technologies that will cut the number of pilots needed in the cockpit, said Grazia Vittadini, chief technology officer at Airbus....
04:51, 06/28/2019

Baldur's Gate 3 aims to pay deep respect to 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons During PC Gamer's PC Gaming Show 2019 event at E3 2019, game developer Larian Studios took the stage to share more details about Baldur's Gate 3, the long-awaited sequel to one of the most critically acclaimed PC game series of all time.Studio founder and creative director Swen Vincke, and...
03:00, 06/11/2019

Google Algorithm Aims to Identify At-Risk Kidney Injury Patients Google’s artificial-intelligence unit says it has developed an algorithm that can predict who is at high risk of developing a common kidney condition....
22:17, 07/31/2019

France: Bastille Day parade aims to showcase European military cooperation German Chancellor Merkel and other European leaders are looking to highlight their shared defense potential on Bastille Day amid rifts with the US. Troops from 10 countries are taking part in the annual Paris parade....
13:00, 07/14/2019

Exclusive: U.S. legislation aims to thwart China's electric vehicle dominance A U.S. senator plans to introduce legislation on Thursday to streamline regulation and permitting requirements for the development of mines for lithium, graphite and other electric-vehicle supply chain minerals, part of a plan to offset China's dominance in the space....
17:00, 05/02/2019

Saudi Arabia reportedly aims to restore one-third of lost oil output by Monday Saudi Aramco is aiming to restore by Monday about a third of its crude output that was disrupted after drone attacks on two key oil facilities, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday,...
03:17, 09/16/2019

In NATO debut, new Pentagon chief aims to 'internationalize' Iran effort Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he aimed to recruit support from NATO allies for U.S. efforts to deter conflict with Iran and "open the door to diplomacy," as he made his international debut as Pentagon chief....
00:00, 06/26/2019

Stanford Team Aims at Alexa and Siri With a Privacy-Minded Alternative A handful of companies already dominate the market for digital assistants. The implications for consumer privacy are a serious concern, researchers say....
10:34, 06/14/2019

Apple aims to protect kids’ privacy. App makers say it could devastate their businesses. Apple plans to change the rules it has for kids apps, raising concerns among some app developers about the way the tech giant wields power unilaterally over its App Store....
14:34, 08/20/2019

China aims to rev up shale gas drive, wean itself off imports amid U.S. trade row China aims to slash its growing dependence on gas imports by boosting domestic projects like shale fields as the security of its energy supply comes under the spotlight amid a festering trade war with the United States....
19:34, 09/02/2019

Saints' Kamara aims to expand his game as 3rd season nears Saints star running back Alvin Kamara says the offseason is a time for him to experiment with training methods and nutrition to improve as an athlete       ...
01:51, 06/14/2019

Swiss study aims to find out if carbon dioxide can be locked in rock Swiss scientists are injecting carbon dioxide into rock deep inside a mountain to discover if the gas leaks out or if it can be locked away to stop it contributing to climate change....
14:00, 05/08/2019

MySafe aims to cash in on growing demand for safe-deposit lockers Many banks have chosen to stop providing a secure vault with safe-deposit boxes globally as it has become difficult and expensive to maintain the service.As banks are closing branches and doing more of their business online, there are now fewer locations where these facilities are offered and mostly...
14:34, 08/26/2019

Indigenous baby health project aims to stop generational trauma Researchers target effects of ‘complex trauma’ and PTSD in bid to improve lives of children and parentsPregnancy and early parenthood are the best times to work with Indigenous families to break the cycle of intergenerational trauma, according to a groundbreaking new research project.Researchers hav...
03:17, 06/22/2019

India aims to provide clean water to all rural houses by 2024 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that piped water will reach all homes in the countryside by 2024, setting a tough target at a time when hundreds of millions don't have access to clean water....
22:34, 06/15/2019

President Trump Aims to Slash Number of Federal Advisory Committees WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the need for all of its advisory committees created under the Federal Advisor...
19:17, 06/15/2019

Immigration attorney worries as White House aims to end Flores Settlement TUCSON — The Flores Settlement is a more than a two-decade-old federal policy that limits how long U.S. Immigration officials can detain migrant children. The Flores Settlement caps a migrant child’s detention at 20 days. Now, this week the White House announced it wants to end the agree...
10:00, 08/24/2019

Car trash to cash: U.S. firm aims to power European stadiums with old car batteries U.S. industrial conglomerate Eaton , which uses second-hand Nissan electric vehicle batteries to power buildings, is in talks with up to six European football stadiums to help power their facilities, according to a senior executive....
16:00, 06/24/2019

Facebook aims to prevent census misinformation after criticism for voter suppression ads Facebook will work to prevent misinformation about the 2020 census, the company announced Sunday, and also launched a civil rights task force .        ...
05:00, 07/01/2019

China aims to grant scrap import licenses, quotas by end-June China aims to grant import licenses and a first batch of import quotas for soon-to-be restricted scrap metal by the end of June, an environment ministry spokesman said on Wednesday....
06:51, 05/29/2019

Wheels24.co.za | British GP: Hamilton aims to bounce back with sixth home win Lewis Hamilton is aiming to bounce back from a rare weekend of disappointment by winning his home British Grand Prix for a record sixth time this weekend -- and in front of the biggest crowd at the historic Silverstone circuit in nearly three decades....
17:17, 07/11/2019

Mahindra Aims To Improve Car Buying Experience With Next-Gen 'World of SUVs' Dealerships Mahindra today launched the 'World of SUVs' a range of next-generation dealerships introduced to improve the car buying experience for its customer. The new World of SUVs has been built on a new, more......
20:17, 06/28/2019

LG Display aims to diversify suppliers due to South Korea-Japan spat LG Display Co Ltd on Tuesday said it is looking to diversify its supplier base in case a diplomatic spat sees Japan extend export curbs on display-making materials bound for South Korea....
12:51, 07/23/2019

McConnell aims to pass disaster aid before Memorial Day amid fresh snags Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) called on the Senate Tuesday to pass a disaster aid package before the Memorial Day recess. “We need to get this done,” McConnell said at a press conference. “We need to pass it out of the Senate before the Memorial Day recess. That is my hope — that Se...
00:17, 05/08/2019

John Stones aims to feed winning addiction with vibrant England Manchester City man wants new trophy in Nations League and is likely to partner Harry Maguire against NetherlandsJohn Stones says winning trophies is “addictive” but the England defender, who has helped Manchester City claim successive Premier League titles, admitted he is desperate to taste success...
02:00, 06/02/2019

Bipartisan Proposal Aims to Curb Anticompetitive Hospital Pricing Contracts Proposed bipartisan draft legislation aims to promote transparency in health-care pricing by protecting consumers from surprise medical bills and boosting competition in the pharmaceutical industry....
20:17, 05/23/2019

Israel holds 5G mobile network tender, aims for 2020 launch Israel launched a tender for fifth-generation (5G) cellular frequencies on Sunday, hoping discounts to cash-strapped mobile phone operators battling fierce competition will entice bids....
00:51, 07/15/2019

Hawaii firm aims to mass produce edible seaweed off coast KAILUA, Hawaii — A Hawaii company hopes to build an underwater farm that can produce large quantities of edible seaweed. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Sunday that Kampachi Farms LLC is working to establish a farm to grow limu more than a mile off Kaiwi Point near Kailua on Hawaii Island. Lim...
10:51, 06/17/2019

Kamala Harris' immigration plan aims to protect migrants, DACA Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has unveiled her plan for immigration, which would use executive authority to guard 6 million undocumented migrants from deportation and offer Dreamers a path to citizens....
21:34, 06/13/2019

Etisalat aims to stay ahead of its Middle East peers in 5G race UAE-based telecom operator Etisalat is investing more than AED 4b in rolling out 5G network base stations this year in a bid to stay ahead of its Middle East peers.Etisalat, which operates in 15 markets across the Middle East, Asia and Africa, is the first in the region to offer 5G commercially....
09:34, 07/11/2019

China aims to relocate 80% of toxic chemical producers after blast: report China aims to relocate more than 80% of its hazardous chemical production capacity by the end of next year, state media reported on Friday, as it embarks on far-reaching reforms in the sector following a fatal explosion at a factory in March....
11:00, 05/24/2019

'Transparent' musical finale aims for upbeat send-off after star's exit Groundbreaking TV show "Transparent" will end with a musical episode in which the Pfefferman family grapples with the death of the character played by Jeffrey Tambor, the award-winning star fired after accusations of sexual misconduct....
10:17, 07/28/2019

Walmart aims to list minority stake in Japan unit Seiyu Walmart said it aims to list its Japanese supermarket unit Seiyu while keeping a majority stake in the business, amid on-and-off speculation the U.S. retail giant was looking to exit Japan where it has struggled to grow....
13:34, 06/26/2019

EU lending bank aims to cut funding for fossil fuel projects by 2020 The European Union has some very long-term environmental goals, but it might not wait around to make some crucial changes. The Guardian has seen proposals from the EU's lender, the European Investment Bank, that would bar funding for any energy infra......
15:51, 07/29/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Malaysia aims to recover about $5 bln in 1MDB-linked assets Malaysia is looking to recover about $5 billion worth of foreign assets linked to state fund 1MDB, set up in 2009 by then prime minister Najib Razak and the subject of money laundering probes, an anti-graft official said on Friday....
07:17, 06/21/2019

Tokyo: North Korea aims to ‘break through’ Japan’s defense zone Japan released more information on the North Korean missile that was launched on Saturday, when Pyongyang tested what it has described as a "super large multiple rocket launcher."...
05:00, 08/28/2019

More than a haircut: Kristen Stewart aims to shine spotlight on Jean Seberg Forty years after actress Jean Seberg died, Kristin Stewart says she wants to show the world that the star of the French New Wave should be known for more than just her short haircut....
03:51, 08/31/2019

$10M plan aims to fortify crumbling cliffs beneath New York homes A New York City community is prepared to spend nearly $10 million to begin reinforcing eroding bluffs that are slowly increasing the risk to homes and business....
03:00, 08/16/2019

Johanna Konta aims to go ‘two steps further’ as she targets French Open title • Konta is in her third semi-final of a grand slam• ‘I will use my experience to deal with the challenge’Johanna Konta, playing the best tennis of her career, is two wins away from being the first British champion at the French Open since Sue Barker 43 years ago but she is determined to stick to the...
04:51, 06/05/2019

Novartis raises full-year targets, aims to settle U.S. lawsuit Novartis boss Vas Narasimhan raised full-year targets on Thursday and announced that $700 million has been set aside in the hope of settling a decade-old lawsuit alleging that the Swiss drugmaker bribed U.S. doctors....
13:34, 07/18/2019

New federal program aims to clean up oceans, reel in ‘ghost gear’ Local members of Parliament announced the new $8.3-million Sustainable Fisheries Solutions and Retrieval Contribution Support Program in Dartmouth on Tuesday....
23:34, 08/27/2019

As Alabama aims to execute second man in 2 weeks, New Hampshire repeals the death penalty Nearly two months after his first execution attempt was called off at the last minute, Christopher Lee Price is scheduled to die on Thursday.        ...
00:17, 05/31/2019

‘Undoing Whiteness’ yoga class aims to dismantle white supremacy A white Seattle yoga instructor is holding a class geared exclusively towards white people to teach how white supremacy is prevalent in their “body, mind and heart.”...
03:34, 06/12/2019

Against the odds, select committee aims to push Congress into the 21st century “Welcome to 1935,” Rep. Dean Phillips’s brother told him when he arrived at the Capitol to take the oath of office, a nod to elements of the institution that remain unchanged....
19:00, 05/25/2019

Chandrayaan-2 moon mission aims to show India's space prowess India wants to solidify its position as a major spacefaring nation by launching its second unmanned lunar mission, which aims to land a rover on the moon's south pole for the first time ever....
18:51, 07/12/2019

Microsoft Aims to Reset Videogame-Streaming Market With 'Ninja' Pact A deal between Microsoft and a celebrity videogamer known as Ninja opened a new front in the tech giant’s battle to dent Amazon’s dominance of the game-streaming business....
20:34, 08/12/2019

Inspired By Ronda Rousey, China's Zhang Weili Aims At MMA History Zhang Weili trained in martial arts as a child but wasn't really sure where her life was headed - until the moment she saw Ronda Rousey become the UFC's first women's world champion in 2013....
08:17, 08/30/2019

Airbus aims to sell more than 1,000 planes over 15 years in Latin America, Caribbean European planemaker Airbus SE plans to sell more than 1,000 new passenger planes in the next 15 years in Latin America and the Caribbean, meeting about half the demand expected in the region, an executive of the company told Reuters.    ...
19:51, 07/12/2019

Brazil’s central bank aims to stimulate competition through open banking New regulation would see top-12 banks adopt open banking second half of next year; central bank hopes better risk management will lower cost of credit, spur growth....
14:34, 05/01/2019

'Without fear': U.S. bill aims to protect athletes after Nassar sex-abuse scandal Two U.S. senators introduced legislation on Tuesday to prevent sexual assaults against athletes by increasing oversight and legal liability for U.S. Olympic and sports officials following the Larry Nassar scandal....
16:51, 07/30/2019

U.S. aims to restart China trade talks, will not accept conditions on tariff use The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday, but Washington will not accept any conditions around the U.S. use of tariffs in the dispute, a senior administration official said on Tuesday....
03:17, 06/26/2019

‘You wake at 4am’: Son Heung-min aims to reward South Korea’s early risers Tottenham forward got up in the night to watch Champions League finals and is set to follow Park Ji-sung by playing in oneSon Heung-min will live the dream on Saturday night when he features for Tottenham in the Champions League final against Liverpool in Madrid. But the South Korea forward can stil...
14:51, 05/28/2019