WORLDD.NEWS: Breaking News, World News, US News 03:34, 09/14/2019

New Jersey brokerage firm to pay $13 million to settle federal allegations -U.S. CFTC

A New Jersey-based brokerage will pay $13 million to settle charges that it failed to supervise employee conduct during telephone trades and made false or misleading statements to ...

New Jersey brokerage firm to pay $13 million to settle federal allegations -U.S. CFTC

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Chicago brokerage to pay $1.5 million for cyber attack lapses: U.S. CFTC The U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Friday that a Chicago-based futures brokerage will pay a total of $1.5 million for letting cyber criminals breach the firm's email systems and withdraw $1 million from a customer's account....
22:01, 09/13/2019

Wells Fargo to pay at least $385 million to settle scam allegations Wells Fargo agreed to pay at least $385 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that it allegedly scammed millions of auto-loan customers into buying insurance they didn’t need. The settlement covers customers who were bilked out of tens of millions of dollars for about 11 years through September 2...
01:51, 06/08/2019

Novartis Sets $700 Million Provision to Settle Bribery Allegations Swiss drugmaker Novartis set aside $700 million to settle a long-running lawsuit alleging it treated U.S. doctors to lavish dinners and other events in return for boosting prescriptions....
13:34, 07/18/2019

Heritage Pharmaceuticals to pay $7 million to settle price-fixing allegations Heritage Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay more than $7 million to settle allegations that it fixed the prices of several medicines, including a key diabetes drug, the Justice Department said....
00:00, 06/01/2019

Equifax to pay up to $700 million to settle state and federal investigations into 2017 security breach Equifax has agreed to pay $650 million to settle a series of state and federal investigations into a massive 2017 data breach that left more than 147 million Americans’ names, Social Security numbers, credit-card details and other sensitive information exposed....
17:00, 07/22/2019

Options Clearing Corp. to Pay $20 Million to SEC, CFTC The central clearinghouse serving as a backstop for trades in the options market has agreed to pay a $20 million fine and strengthen its compliance programs to settle U.S. regulatory investigations....
21:00, 09/04/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. CFTC awards nearly $2.5 million to Cargill whistleblower The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has awarded about $2.5 million to a whistleblower in a 2017 case against global grain trader Cargill Inc over alleged violations in how it handled trades, the agency said on Tuesday....
02:34, 06/26/2019

TV Station Owners Settle Justice Department Antitrust Allegations A group of five television station owners agreed to settle Justice Department charges that they used third-party firms to illegally coordinate on sales of local advertising spots....
11:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook to settle FTC privacy allegations, adopt new policies: sources The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay roughly $5 billion, two people briefed on the matter said....
22:00, 07/23/2019

Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $5 billion to U.S. to settle allegations The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion, two people briefed on the matter said....
05:51, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $5 billion to U.S. to settle allegations The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion, two people briefed on the matter said....
02:17, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $5 billion to U.S. to settle allegations The Federal Trade Commission is set to announce on Wednesday that Facebook Inc has agreed to a sweeping settlement of significant allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay $5 billion, two people briefed on the matter said....
22:51, 07/23/2019

CFTC says Kraft, Mondelez to pay $16 million in wheat price manipulation case The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Thursday Kraft Heinz Co and Mondelez International Inc will have to pay $16 million in penalty regarding a wheat manipulation case that dates back to 2015....
20:34, 08/15/2019

Kraft is suing the CFTC to keep the lid on a $16 million fine in market manipulation case Kraft has filed a contempt motion against the CFTC over a press release announcing the $16 million fine to settle claims of manipulating wheat prices....
19:34, 08/22/2019

Google, YouTube to pay $170M to settle allegations of illegally collecting data on kids YouTube had been accused of tracking viewers of children's channels using cookies without parental consent and using those cookies to deliver million of dollars in targeted advertisements....
23:34, 09/04/2019

Judge to settle impasse in Newark, New Jersey water emergency Residents of Newark, N.J., are waiting to learn whether a judge will order the city to hand out bottles of water in response to lead contamination in the public supply, and some filters that were given that don't work....
02:51, 08/20/2019

Kraft is taking the CFTC to court keep the lid on a $16 million fine in market manipulation case Kraft has filed a contempt motion against the CFTC over a press release announcing the $16 million fine to settle claims of manipulating wheat prices....
18:34, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 2-CFTC says Kraft, Mondelez to pay $16 million in wheat price manipulation case The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Thursday Kraft Heinz Co and Mondelez International Inc will have to pay $16 million in penalty regarding a wheat manipulation case that dates back to 2015....
20:34, 08/15/2019

SEC fines audit firm RSM $950,000 to settle independence violation claim The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Tuesday that it fined public accounting firm RSM US LLP $950,000 to settle claims it violated the agency's auditor independence rules....
22:00, 08/27/2019

Deutsche Bank is first to settle bond-rigging lawsuit, amid federal probe Deutsche Bank AG will pay $15 million to resolve claims it conspired to rig prices of bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, becoming the first of 16 financial services companies to settle litigation by investors....
05:19, 09/13/2019

WhatsApp spyware: UK firm promises new 'respect for human rights' following allegations Novalpina Capital to establish new rules at NSO Group following multiple allegations that technology was used to spy on dissidents and the mediaA controversial Israeli cyber weapons company has agreed to establish new internal rules on ways it will protect human rights activists and journalists foll...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Cybersecurity firm Siemplify raises $30 million, brings total to $58 million U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity provider Siemplify said on Monday it raised $30 million in private funding, bringing its total raised to date to $58 million....
14:17, 05/20/2019

YouTube under federal investigation over allegations it violates children’s privacy YouTube executives are discussing broad changes to how the video platform handles children’s content and are also examining ways to improve core features to limit hate speech in response to criticism that the video-streaming platform has done too little to prevent harm....
02:00, 06/20/2019

CUNY hires high-priced law firm to handle sexual misconduct allegations The board of the public university system approved spending up to $1.5 million to hire high-powered law firm Covington & Burling to investigate “various claims.”...
22:51, 07/06/2019

New Jersey picks Danish firm Orsted for wind energy project ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has chosen a Danish company to build a wind energy project off the coast of Atlantic City that could power half a million homes. The state Board of Public Utilities on Friday chose Orsted to build a project that would generate 1,100 megawatts of electricity. The...
01:34, 06/22/2019

Jersey Shore Star ‘The Situation’ Released From Federal Prison (NEWARK, N.J.) — “Jersey Shore” cast member Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino is now a free man. The 37-year-old reality television star’s publicist says he was released from prison in Otisville, New York, around 8:30 a.m. Thursday. He took to Twitter shortly after ...
00:01, 09/13/2019

KPMG to Pay as Much as $50 Million to Settle SEC Probe KPMG is preparing to pay as much as $50 million to settle civil claims related to the conduct of former partners who learned which of their audits would be subject to surprise regulatory examinations....
05:00, 06/14/2019

Raymond James Entities Settle With SEC for $15 Million Raymond James Financial has settled an order with the Securities and Exchange Commission over improperly charging fees and excess commissions and has agreed to pay the regulator $15 million....
01:34, 09/18/2019

Drugmaker Endo to pay $10 million to settle opioid lawsuit Endo International Plc on Tuesday said it had agreed to pay $10 million to avoid going to trial in October in a landmark case by two Ohio counties accusing various drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
16:00, 08/20/2019

Google will pay $11 million to settle hundreds of age discrimination suits Following a long legal process that started in 2015, Google will pay out $11 million to settle 227 claims from people who believe they were wrongly denied a career at the company because of their age. The settlement agreement is still waiting for the......
04:51, 07/23/2019

Microsoft will pay $25 million to settle Hungary bribery charges Microsoft is on the hook at home for alleged crimes abroad. The company has agreed to pay about $25 million in settlements with both the Justice Department and SEC over charges that its Hungary subsidiary violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.......
12:34, 07/23/2019

Alibaba to pay $250 million to settle lawsuit over pre-IPO warning on counterfeiting Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Monday it will pay $250 million to settle a U.S. lawsuit faulting the Chinese e-commerce company for concealing a regulatory warning about its ability to stop counterfeiting before it went public in 2014....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Walmart To Pay Over $282 Million To Settle Anti-Corruption Charges Walmart agreed to pay more than $144 million to settle the SEC's charges and approximately $138 million to resolve parallel criminal charges by the Department of Justice, for a combined total of more......
09:51, 06/21/2019

Prudential subsidiaries to pay nearly $33 million to settle disclosure charges: SEC Two Prudential subsidiaries have agreed to pay nearly $33 million to settle charges they failed to disclose conflicts of interest and made misleading disclosures regarding 94 insurance-dedicated......
02:52, 09/17/2019

Facebook to pay $100 million to settle with SEC over misuse of user data Facebook Inc agreed to pay a $100 million fine to settle charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it misled investors for more than two years about the misuse of its users' data, the regulator said on Wednesday....
16:34, 07/24/2019

Walmart Agrees to Pay $282 Million to Settle Bribery Investigation The settlement ends an inquiry into the retailer’s dealings with government officials in Brazil, Mexico, India and China, which came after a New York Times report in 2012....
21:00, 06/20/2019

Duke University Moves to Settle No-Poach Case for $54.5 Million Duke and the University of North Carolina are fierce competitors on the basketball court, but when it comes to medical hiring, they have been cozy collaborators, according to a class action that Duke moved to settle for $54.5 million....
08:51, 05/21/2019

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle US opioid charges Morris & Dickson, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspicious orders of the opioids hydrocodone and oxycodone....
23:17, 05/24/2019

Equifax could pay $700 million to settle with FTC over 2017 data breach, report says The 2017 Equifax data breach was one of the nation's largest breaches. Now it appears that Equifax could be close to settling with the FTC and states.       ...
04:34, 07/20/2019

Google to settle YouTube child privacy violations for up to $200 million Google will allegedly pay between $150 and $200 million to end the FTC investigation into whether YouTube violated a children's privacy law, Politico reported this afternoon. The FTC reportedly voted along party lines (3-2) to approve the settlement,......
09:17, 08/31/2019

Google Agrees to Pay Up to $200 Million to Settle FTC Youtube Investigation: Report The Federal Trade Commission is fining Google between $150 million and $200 million to settle the whole debacle with its subsidiary, YouTube, allegedly breaking children’s privacy law, Politico first reported Friday. Read more......
13:17, 08/31/2019

Walmart to Pay $282 Million to Settle Claims of Corrupt Payments Abroad Walmart has agreed to pay about $282 million to settle both criminal and civil claims related to payments made by outside consultants in Brazil, China, India and Mexico....
07:00, 06/21/2019

Walmart to pay $282 million to settle charges of corruption at its foreign subsidiaries The company acknowledged wrongdoing as part of the settlements, which end a seven-year investigation into the company’s compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which prohibits U.S. companies from bribing foreign officials....
00:51, 06/21/2019

Alibaba pays $250 million to settle lawsuit over pre-IPO counterfeiting warning Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Monday it will pay $250 million to settle a U.S. lawsuit faulting the Chinese e-commerce company for concealing a regulatory warning about its ability to stop counterfeiting before it went public in 2014....
17:00, 04/29/2019

Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Sunday it had agreed an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped to fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
18:51, 05/26/2019

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle U.S. opioid charges Morris & Dickson Co, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspicious orders of the opioids hydrocodone and oxycodone....
22:51, 05/24/2019

Walmart to pay $282 million to settle seven-year global corruption probe Walmart Inc said on Thursday it will pay $282 million to settle a seven-year-long investigation into whether its overseas units in Mexico, Brazil, China and India violated the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act....
03:34, 06/21/2019

Microsoft to Pay $26 Million to Settle Probe Into Hungarian Kickback Scheme Microsoft will pay $26 million to settle claims that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act when a handful of Hungarian employees inflated margins on software sales to fund an improper payment......
11:00, 07/23/2019

Harvey Weinstein Is Said to Reach $44 Million Deal to Settle Lawsuits About $30 million would be set aside for women who have accused him, employees of his former studio and creditors, according to people briefed on the matter....
05:51, 05/24/2019

Report: Spartans paid $1.2 million to settle Title IX disputes Michigan State paid $1.2 million combined to a woman and a former football player after two Title IX investigations first exonerated the player, then reversed that decision, ESPN reported Wednesday after an open records request....
06:00, 07/11/2019

Canada Earmarks $690 Million to Settle Claims of Sexual Misconduct in Military The proposed settlement also commits the country’s military to improve its complaints process and to create a forum for victims to share their experiences with the military’s top brass....
13:34, 07/19/2019

Wells Fargo Agrees to Settle Auto Insurance Suit for $386 Million The deal would resolve a case brought by customers who took out car loans and were forced to pay for unnecessary auto insurance without their knowledge....
03:00, 06/08/2019

SEC fines Juniper Networks more than $11.7 million to settle internal control violations The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday that it had fined and settled with California-based Juniper Networks, Inc. more than $11.7 mln to resolve charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)....
02:17, 08/30/2019

Google to pay $170 million to settle charges it violated kids’ privacy law on YouTube The settlement also requires YouTube to implement changes designed to ensure channels directed at children younger than 13 aren’t collecting data for the purpose of serving them targeted ads....
16:00, 09/04/2019

Equifax nears deal to pay about $700 million to settle U.S. data breach probes: WSJ Credit reporting company Equifax Inc is close to a deal to pay around $700 million to settle data breach probes with U.S. regulators and states, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
02:51, 07/20/2019

Mallinckrodt to pay $24 million in cash to settle opioid lawsuits with two Ohio counties Mallinckrodt plc said on Friday it had agreed to pay $24 million in cash to two counties in Ohio, to settle lawsuits related to an ongoing multidistrict opioid litigation in the United States....
02:34, 09/07/2019

Harvey Weinstein Reaches Deal To Settle Cases For $44 Million: Report Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, an accused in rape and sexual assault cases, has reached a provisional $44 million settlement with alleged victims and creditors, the Wall Street Journal reported......
08:00, 05/24/2019

Drugmaker Endo to pay $10 million to settle opioid case ahead of trial Endo International Plc on Tuesday said it had agreed to pay $10 million to avoid going to trial in October in a landmark case by two Ohio counties accusing various drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
17:00, 08/20/2019

Prudential Pays $32.6 Million to Settle Probe of Mutual-Fund Business The company agreed to settle claims that it didn’t disclose how a reorganization of its mutual-fund business would cost the funds millions in lost interest income....
22:51, 09/16/2019

Nomura pays $26.5 million to settle U.S. charges over traders' lies about bond prices Nomura Holdings Inc will pay $26.5 million to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges that it failed to properly supervise five former traders who lied to customers about mortgage bond......
01:17, 07/16/2019

U.S. fines Deutsche Bank $16 million to settle China, Russia corruption charges Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay more than $16 million to settle charges that it violated U.S. corruption laws by hiring relatives of foreign government officials in order to win or retain business, the U.S. regulator said in a statement....
15:34, 08/23/2019

Harvey Weinstein reportedly has a tentative $44 million deal to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, citing people familiar with the deal, reported that $30 million would go to plaintiffs and $14 million would be used to pay legal fees....
15:00, 05/24/2019

KPMG Agrees to Pay $50 Million Penalty Tied to Misconduct Allegations KPMG agreed to pay $50 million to settle allegations that former employees got an unlawful sneak peek at regulators’ plans to inspect its work and auditors at the firm cheated on internal training exams....
23:00, 06/17/2019

Encompass Health to pay $48 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations: DOJ Encompass Health Corp has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday....
20:00, 06/28/2019

New Jersey man awarded $3.65 million after being hit by golf cart Mario Zaburski was playing at Alpine Country Club in 2015 when hit in knee by cart. He fell on his back, needed surgery and missed a year of work.        ...
05:51, 08/02/2019

Babe Ruth jersey auctioned for record $5.64 million The Babe knows how to bring in a buck. A jersey worn by Yankees icon Babe Ruth around 1928-30 sold for $5.64 million, a record price for sports memorabilia, during the Babe Ruth Collection auction at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, according to Hunt Auctions. The previous mark of $4.4 million was set by...
03:34, 06/16/2019

Report: Michigan State Paid $1.2 Million To Settle Lawsuits Related To Keith Mumphery's Sexual Misconduct Case Michigan State University paid a combined $1.2 million to former Spartan and Houston Texans football player Keith Mumphery and a woman he allegedly sexually assaulted, known as Jane Doe, according to settlement documents from May reported on by ESPN on Wednesday. The payouts—$725,000 for Mumphery, ...
04:17, 07/12/2019

Babe Ruth jersey sells for record $5.64 million at auction An anonymous buyer bought the jersey from 1928-30 for $5.64 million, a record price for a piece of sports memorabilia.       ...
12:34, 06/17/2019

Babe Ruth road jersey sells at auction for $5.6 million NEW YORK (AP) — A Babe Ruth road jersey dating to 1928-30 has sold at auction for $5.6 million. Hunt Auctions, which handled Saturday’s sale, says the price breaks a record for the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold. A Ruth jersey from 1920 previously sold for $4.4 million. T...
23:17, 06/15/2019

Delivery robot firm Starship raises $40 million Starship Technologies, a company set up by two founders of video messaging business Skype, has raised another $40 million to expand its delivery robot business, it said on Tuesday....
22:00, 08/20/2019

US Firm To Pay Over $1 Million Due To H-1B Visa Holders Including Indians An American employment service company has agreed to pay USD 1.1 million in back wages to nearly 600 H-1B employees, a large number of whom are highly-skilled Indian IT professionals....
09:51, 06/05/2019

'The Sopranos's' New Jersey home is reportedly listing for sale for a 'starting price' of $3.4 million Anthony Neste/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images A piece of "The Sopranos" history is now for sale. The New Jersey house, and former filming location, that fictional mob boss Tony Soprano's called home in the HBO series is being listed for $3.4 million, the New York Times reported. The listing...
07:00, 06/02/2019

New Jersey woman admits role in smuggling $2 million in airplane parts to Iran A Morristown woman pleaded guilty to conspiring with an Iranian national to smuggle airplane components worth an estimated $2 million to Iran.        ...
19:51, 06/16/2019

New Jersey officials speed up Newark lead pipe replacement with $120 million plan New Jersey unveiled a $120 million plan on Monday to speed up the replacement of old lead pipes in Newark in response to mounting alarm about the toxic metal leaching into the drinking water in the state's largest city....
01:00, 08/27/2019

State Street pays $94.3 million to settle U.S., state charges over hidden fund markups State Street Corp agreed to pay $94.3 million to settle federal and state regulatory charges it routinely overcharged mutual fund customers and other clients over roughly 17 years by adding hidden markups on back-office expenses....
21:00, 06/27/2019

Payments tech firm Nuvei to buy Britain's SafeCharge for $889 million U.S. payments technology firm Nuvei Corp said it would buy SafeCharge International Group Ltd in an all-cash deal valued at $889 million to expand in the fast-growing electronic payments industry....
12:17, 05/22/2019

French firm Suez settles one of two disputes with Argentina for €220 million French water and waste management company receives compensation from the government, settling one of its legal disputes with country dating back to Néstor Kirchner's presidency....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Real estate firm Compass announces $370 million in new funding Real estate firm Compass announced $370 million in new funding on Tuesday. Robert Reffkin, CEO and founder of Compass, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
17:17, 07/30/2019

Private-Equity Firm Abraaj Is Fined a Record $315 Million Dubai’s financial regulator imposed its largest-ever penalty on collapsed private-equity firm Abraaj Group for deceiving investors and carrying out unauthorized activities....
17:17, 07/30/2019

Golf cart injury at New Jersey country club leads to $3.6 million jury verdict A New Jersey jury has awarded $3.6 million in damages to a man who was injured in a golf cart accident at an exclusive country club, according to a report....
23:17, 08/02/2019

Fintech firm Pagaya issuing $115 million asset-backed security U.S.-Israeli Pagaya, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to manage institutional money, said on Thursday it is issuing a $115 million consumer credit asset-backed security (ABS) led by structuring agent Cantor Fitzgerald....
15:00, 08/22/2019

Israeli software firm Lightricks raises $135 million at $1 billion valuation Israeli software company Lightricks, the creator of several photo and video editing apps, said on Wednesday it has raised $135 million in financing at a $1 billion valuation....
14:51, 07/31/2019

Private-Equity Firm Abraaj Fined a Record $315 Million in Dubai Dubai’s financial regulator fined collapsed private-equity firm Abraaj Group $314.6 million for deceiving investors and carrying out unauthorized activities....
10:51, 07/30/2019

Bayer teams up with biotech firm Arvinas in deal worth up to $750 million German drugmaker Bayer has signed an alliance with Arvinas Inc to gain access to the U.S. biotech firm's experimental protein drugs and crop protection technology in a deal worth up to $750 million....
17:34, 06/04/2019

Ride-hailing firm Grab says to invest $500 million in Vietnam over five years Ride-hailing firm Grab said on Wednesday it will invest $500 million in Vietnam over the next five years to expand its services in the Southeast Asian country....
23:51, 08/28/2019

Cyber defense firm Cybereason raises $200 million from Japan's Softbank U.S.-Israeli cyber security provider Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million from Japan's Softbank and its affiliates, bringing the company closer to an initial public offering....
15:00, 08/06/2019

Malaysia Seizes $240 Million From Chinese State Firm's Account: Report Malaysia has seized more than 1 billion ringgit ($243.25 million) from a bank account of state-owned China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Ltd (CPP), the Straits Times newspaper said on Saturday....
15:00, 07/14/2019

Toyota reportedly may invest about $550 million in China ride-hailing firm Didi Toyota Motor is considering investing about $550 million in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday....
17:17, 05/29/2019

Toyota may invest about $550 million in China ride-hailing firm Didi: Nikkei Toyota Motor Corp is considering investing about 60 billion yen ($550 million) in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday....
08:34, 05/29/2019

Tencent scraps plan to invest $150 million in Chinese education firm VIPKid: sources Tencent has shelved plans to invest about $150 million to lead a fresh fundraising round for a Chinese education firm VIPKid, two people familiar with the matter said, as Beijing moved to tighten oversight of online education platforms....
12:51, 08/29/2019

$250 million Sandmann lawsuit against Washington Post dismissed by federal judge Nick Sandmann and Nathan Phillips were captured on videos that went viral in January when they stood across from each other on the National Mall.        ...
01:17, 07/27/2019

Questions remain over $100 million Federal investment in Boat Harbour Project Environmentalists, First Nations and other concerned parties saw the influx as a smart move, one that would certainly help the cleanup project at the Nova Scotia effluent treatment facility....
02:34, 05/25/2019

U.S. Lawmakers Balk at $700 Million Equifax Fine, Renew Calls for a Federal Data Breach Law Several U.S. lawmakers have called for further action in the wake of a $700 settlement reached by state prosecutors with the credit bureau Equifax over its disastrous 2017 data breach.Read more......
02:00, 07/24/2019

Zion Williamson’s jersey is a hot seller. His high school jersey, that is. The latest fashion trend among fans is sporting the high school jerseys of the NBA's young stars, and small-time vendors are stepping in to fill the demand....
17:51, 06/20/2019

Zion Williamson’s jersey has become a hot seller. His high school jersey, that is. The latest fashion trend among fans is sporting the high school jerseys of the NBA's young stars, and small-time vendors are stepping in to fill the demand....
14:51, 06/20/2019

Whirlpool dryer recall: Homeowners urged to unplug tumble dryers after firm faces order to recall half a million machines Hundreds of thousands of owners of unmodified Whirlpool tumble dryers have been urged to unplug them immediately as the firm faces an "unprecedented" order to recall the machines....
13:34, 06/12/2019

Want to live in 'The Sopranos' house in New Jersey? It's yours for a cool $3.4 million The home of fictional mobster Tony Soprano, seen in HBO's 'The Sopranos,' is on the real-estate market with a starting price of $3.4 million.        ...
00:34, 06/03/2019

Speculators cut bullish bets on U.S. dollar - CFTC and Reuters Speculators cut their net long bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
22:00, 05/10/2019

Speculators trim bullish bets on U.S. dollar -CFTC, Reuters Speculators reduced their bullish bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week to the smallest position since early April, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
23:34, 06/07/2019

London must not become offshore centre post Brexit - CFTC chair Policymakers should "tether" London to the European Union to avoid isolating the region's largest financial hub, harming the euro zone economy and spawning an offshore financial centre, the head of the U.S. derivatives watchdog said....
19:51, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Speculators cut bullish bets on U.S. dollar - CFTC and Reuters Speculators cut their net long bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
06:34, 05/11/2019

Speculators up net long USD bets to 5-week high -CFTC, Reuters Speculators boosted their net long bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week to a five-week high, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
06:52, 09/21/2019

U.S. net long dollars fall to lowest since mid-February -CFTC, Reuters Speculators' net long dollar position fell to their lowest level since mid-February in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
07:00, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. net long dollars drop to four-month low -CFTC, Reuters Speculators' net long dollar position in the latest week fell to the lowest level since mid-February, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar position dropped to $22.596 billion in the week ended...
07:00, 06/22/2019

Deutsche Bank to transfer up to 800 to BNP in prime brokerage deal: source A deal in the works for BNP Paribas to assume the prime brokerage operations of Deutsche Bank will involve the transfer of up to 800 people, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Friday....
15:34, 08/23/2019

Citi combines its stock trading and prime brokerage business Citigroup is combining its stock trading business with its prime brokerage unit, which caters to hedge funds, private equity firms and other investors....
21:17, 07/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Speculators trim bullish bets on U.S. dollar -CFTC, Reuters Speculators reduced their bullish bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week to the smallest position since early April, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the dollar's net long position, derived from net positions...
23:34, 06/07/2019

Charles Schwab in talks to buy USAA wealth-management, brokerage units - WSJ Charles Schwab Corp is in talks to buy brokerage and wealth-management operations from USAA for about $2 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter....
21:17, 07/15/2019

LIME BROKERAGE TO ACQUIRE MINORITY INTEREST IN CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE, LLC ##GlossaryLink value='1'##NEW YORK and CHICAGO - January 8, 2008 - CBSX and Lime Brokerage announced today that Lime has acquired a minority interest in the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX), a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). ......
11:17, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Citi combines its stock trading and prime brokerage business Citigroup Inc is combining its stock trading business with its prime brokerage unit, which caters to hedge funds, private equity firms and other investors....
22:51, 07/29/2019

Charles Schwab in talks to buy USAA wealth-management, brokerage units: WSJ Charles Schwab Corp is in talks to buy brokerage and wealth-management operations from USAA for about $2 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter....
23:17, 07/15/2019

CBOE Holdings To Present At KBW Securities Brokerage & Market Structure Conference CHICAGO, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that Alan Dean, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Edward Provost, Executive Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer, will present at the KBW Securities Brokerage & Market S...
19:51, 05/02/2019

Charles Schwab in Talks to Buy USAA Wealth-Management, Brokerage Units Charles Schwab is in talks to buy brokerage and wealth-management operations from USAA for roughly $2 billion, a move that would push the discount-brokerage pioneer further into financial advice....
22:17, 07/15/2019

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic Presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
01:00, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Speculators cut long dollar bets in latest week -CFTC, Reuters Speculators reduced their bullish bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the dollar's net long position, derived from net positions of International Monetary Market speculato...
03:34, 09/14/2019

Fraudsters fined $360,000 for running bogus Bitcoin trading ring, impersonating CFTC A Texas federal court has granted a motion for a default judgement against two individuals who solicited money by fraudulently representing the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CTFC) in a bid to extract Bitcoin from investors.  Defendants Morgan Hunt and Kim Hecroft were ordered to pay almos...
12:34, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Speculators up net long U.S. dollar bets to 5-week high -CFTC, Reuters Speculators boosted their net long bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week to a five-week high, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar position was $15.29 billion in the week ended Sept. 17. The n...
06:52, 09/21/2019

China Brokerage's $2 Billion Offering Kick-Starts London Stock Link Chinese brokerage Huatai Securities plans to raise as much as $2 billion selling London-listed share-backed instruments this week, reviving the postponed Shanghai-London Stock Connect program....
09:34, 06/12/2019

CBOE Holdings to Present at KBW Securities Brokerage & Market Structure Conference on November 19 CHICAGO, IL November 17, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the KBW Securities Brokerage & Market Structure Conference in New York City on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time....
08:34, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings to Present at Sandler O'Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference CHICAGO -- June 2, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that CBOE Holdings’ Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Edward Tilly and President and Chief Operating Officer Chris Concannon will speak at the Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference in New York on Wedn...
20:00, 05/01/2019

CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TESTIFIES AT SEC-CFTC JOINT MEETING ON HARMONIZATION OF REGULATION CHICAGO, September 2, 2009 - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), today testifies at a joint meeting on harmonization of regulation of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). ......
08:51, 05/03/2019

CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO PARTICIPATE IN SEC-CFTC JOINT MEETINGS ON REGULATION HARMONIZATION CHICAGO, September 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that August was the most active month of trading during 2009.Average daily volume during August 2009 was 5,025 contracts, exceeding 4,084 contracts per day during July 2009 by 23 percent.When compared to a year ago, th...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Speculators lift net long U.S. dollar bets in latest week -CFTC, Reuters data Speculators' net long dollar position rose for the first time in seven weeks, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
00:34, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Speculators raise net long U.S. dollar bets in latest week -CFTC, Reuters Speculators' net long dollar position rose for the first time in seven weeks, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar position was $15.48 billion in the week ended July 9, compared with $14.66 bi...
00:34, 07/13/2019

CBOE Holdings to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference June 9 CHICAGO, June 6, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that CBOE Holdings’ Chief Executive Officer Edward T. Tilly and Chief Financial Officer Alan J. Dean will speak at the Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference in New York on Thursday, June 9, at ...
04:00, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings To Participate In Sandler O'Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference On June 7 CHICAGO, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that May trading volume for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options Exchange (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) totaled 107.14 million contracts,...
10:34, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at KBW Securities Brokerage & Market Structure Conference on Wednesday, November 30 CHICAGO, Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Edward T. Tilly, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the KBW Securities Brokerage & Market Structure Conference in New York City on Wednesday, November 30, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern ti...
22:34, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. To Present At Sandler O'Neill Global Exchange And Brokerage Conference On June 8 CHICAGO, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that William J. Brodsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Sandler O'Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference in New York, NY, on Friday, June 8, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time....
19:51, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings to Present at Sandler O’Neill 2015 Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference on June 4 CHICAGO, IL -- May­­ 28, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced CBOE Holdings’ Chief Executive Officer Edward T. Tilly will present at the Sandler O’Neill 2015 Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference in New York on Thursday, June 4, at 2:30 p.m. ET....
08:34, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at Sandler O'Neill + Partners Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference on June 10 CHICAGO, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky will present at the Sandler O'Neill + Partners Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference in New York on Friday, June 10, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time. (Logo: http://...
22:34, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings To Present At Sandler O'Neill 2014 Global Exchange & Brokerage Conference On Thursday, June 5 CHICAGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Sandler O'Neill 2014 Global Exchange & Brokerage Conference in New York City on Thursday, June 5 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time....
08:34, 05/02/2019

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

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 Holdings, Inc. to Present at:- Goldman Sachs US Financial Services Conference, Tuesday, December 7 - Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Securities Brokerage and Market Structure Conference, Wednesday, December 8 CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky will present at the Goldman Sachs US Financial Services Conference, Goldman Sachs Conference Center, 200 West Street, New York City, on Tuesday, December 7, at ...
07:34, 05/03/2019

Boeing Looks to Settle 737 MAX Crash Claims Boeing is negotiating settlements with the families of dozens of victims of the two crashes involving 737 MAX jetliners, while some plaintiffs’ attorneys push for a jury trial to air details of the accidents....
22:17, 06/27/2019

AT&T and FTC settle data-throttling dispute AT&T and the Federal Trade Commission have finally reached a settlement as part of a dispute that’s been ongoing since 2014 over an accusation that AT&T throttles the data speed of wireless users on unlimited data plans. The terms (and value) of the settlement reached aren’t yet clear. A...
04:00, 08/27/2019

AT&T and FTC settle lawsuit over data throttling AT&T has reached a truce in an FTC lawsuit accusing it of deceptive data throttling practices. A newly published federal court ruling has revealed that the two parties reached a settlement on August 2nd, and requested a 90-day stay while the FTC......
23:34, 08/24/2019

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE (CBSX) VOLUME TOPS 3 BILLION SHARES TRADED DURING 2008Growth in Volume, Listings and Participation; 2008 Highlights Include Lime Brokerage Investment, Functionality to Facilitate Automated Stock and Options Orders Chicago, January 15, 2009 - The CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that more than three billion shares were traded at the Exchange during 2008, its first full year of trading.The Exchange, now 22 months old, had sustained growth in trading volume and the number of trades executed and continu...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Lloyds to pay £140m to settle £100bn funds row Britain's biggest high street bank is to pay about £140m to Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) to settle a bitter legal fight over the future of a £100bn asset management mandate....
20:17, 07/22/2019

Perfect for 8 innings, Rays settle for 4-1 win over Orioles The Tampa Bay Rays took a combined perfect game into the ninth inning before Hanser Alberto beat the shift with a leadoff single against Ryan Yarbrough, wrecking history in the making in their 4-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles       ...
00:00, 07/15/2019

Hudson's Bay to pay C$4.5 mln to settle with Canada's competition watchdog Hudson's Bay Co will pay C$4.5 million ($3.34 million)to settle a case related to the departmental store chain's advertising and pricing practices for its sleepwear sets, the Competition Bureau said on Wednesday....
21:34, 05/08/2019

Rupee Rises By 40 Paise To Settle At 70.94 Against Dollar Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman slashed corporate tax by almost 10 percentage points as the government looked to pull the economic growth out of six-year low....
16:51, 09/20/2019

Bryan Singer to pay $150,000 to settle rape allegation Claim denied by director will be discharged following bankruptcy proceedings involving complainant Cesar Sanchez-GuzmanOne of the key allegations against Bryan Singer looks set to be settled out of court after the director agreed to pay $150,000 to resolve allegations that he raped a 17-year-old boy...
19:34, 06/13/2019

Deutsche Bank to pay $16m to settle US ‘princelings’ case Regulator had said it corruptly hired unqualified relatives of foreign officials to win businessDeutsche Bank has agreed to pay a $16m (£13m) fine to US authorities overallegations that it hired unqualified relatives of powerful Russian and Chinese government officials to win business.The Securities...
01:34, 08/24/2019

Rupee Rises 49 Paise To Settle at 69.53 Against Dollar On weekly basis, the domesticcurrency gained 70 paise helped by a host of domestic and global factors like stable political outlook with NDA (National Democratic Alliance) government's return,......
16:51, 05/24/2019

Van Dijk has chance to settle Ballon d'Or debate "Virgil van Dijk can take a massive step towards confirming his status as the world\u0027s finest defender by snuffing out Cristiano Ronaldo in the Nations League final, writes Marcus Foley."...
23:00, 06/08/2019

Equifax to pay up to $700 mln to settle 2017 data breach -U.S. FTC Equifax Inc will pay at least $575 million, and potentially as much as $700 million, to settle allegations over its massive over 2017 data breach, U.S. regulators said in a statement on Monday....
14:34, 07/22/2019

All the Cozy New Comics Series to Settle in With This Fall Sure, the planet’s on fire more often than not these days, but fall usually means nights drawing in, chilly breezes, and dreary weather as the leaves on the trees turn a golden hue. Basically: perfect comics reading weather. Need a new series or 25 to get into this fall? io9 has you covered!Read mor...
04:17, 08/29/2019

Xi has list of demands to settle US-China trade war Chinese President Xi Jinping during the upcoming G20 summit will hand President Trump a list of terms that he wants met in order to settle a rocky trade war between the two nations, according to reports. Beijing will insist Trump lift tariffs on Chinese goods while undoing a ban on the sale of US te...
22:00, 06/27/2019

Arizona regents settle $2M lawsuit over gender pay gap TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Three former college deans have settled their $2 million lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents alleging gender discrimination. Both parties announced in a joint statement Wednesday that the matter was “mutually resolved” for an undisclosed amount. Former Unive...
22:00, 07/24/2019

Musk, SEC settle legal dustup over his Tweets Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the SEC settled a legal dispute over how Musk posts news about the EV maker, avoiding a decision by a federal judge in New York on whether the billionaire should be held in contempt of court....
22:34, 04/28/2019

New PGA Tour season starts with dust yet to settle on old one It is only 16 days since Rory McIlroy was crowned FedEx Cup champion but players are already gearing up for the new U.S. PGA Tour season with the opening event, the Greenbrier Classic, kicking off in West Virginia on Thursday....
11:34, 09/11/2019

Gravitational waves could settle mystery of the universe's expansion Supernovae and the big bang's afterglow give us conflicting numbers on how fast the universe is expanding. Gravitational waves could help settle things...
15:34, 08/22/2019

The Raptors refused to settle on just being good. They risked everything to be great. Trysta Krick on how the perennially good Toronto Raptors took a massive gamble in hopes of being great, and the gutsy moves looks like they paid off.        ...
19:34, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Prudential subsidiaries to pay nearly $33 mln to settle disclosure charges -SEC Two Prudential subsidiaries have agreed to pay nearly $33 million to settle charges they failed to disclose conflicts of interest and made misleading disclosures regarding 94 insurance-dedicated mutual funds they advised, the U.S. securities regulator said on Monday....
02:17, 09/17/2019

D-Link agrees to new security monitoring to settle FTC charges Enlarge (credit: Penn State / Flickr) Router and webcam maker D-Link has agreed to implement a new security program to settle charges it failed to safeguard its hardware against well-known and preventable hacks and misrepresented its existing security regimen. Tuesday’s agreement settles a 2017 co...
04:51, 07/03/2019

NASA is running a competition to figure out how to settle the galaxy You have 80 million years, a fleet of starships, and a galaxy to colonise: Go! That’s the problem astrophysicists face in a NASA challenge to settle the stars...
17:00, 05/29/2019

MGM Resorts could pay $800M to settle lawsuits over Las Vegas massacre Casino giant MGM Resorts told federal regulators Thursday it might pay up to $800 million to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas — the deadliest in modern US history. “The company believes it is reasonably possible that a settlement will be reached” by next Ma...
19:51, 05/17/2019

Swimming: Dust still to settle after dramatic world championships If the world swimming championships in Gwangju were just a taste of what is to come at the 2020 Olympics, then in the words of recently retired Australian sprinter James Magnussen -- "Brace yourselves"....
15:51, 07/29/2019

Russia's Kremlev offers to settle AIBA debt Russian boxing official Umar Kremlev has reiterated his offer to clear debts of the governing body of amateur boxing (AIBA) to protect the interests of boxers and preserve the organization....
15:34, 05/29/2019

France orders Google to pay $1.1B to settle tax fraud case Authorities ordered tech giant Google Thursday to pay more than $1 billion after a lengthy examination into the company's business activities in France, which prosecutors suspect were done to evade taxes....
17:34, 09/13/2019

Microsoft agrees to pay $25M to settle Hungary bribery case Software and tech giant Microsoft has agreed to pay more than $25 million to settle a Hungarian bribery case, the U.S. Justice Department announced Monday....
22:00, 07/22/2019

De Blasio donors agree to settle lobbying violation for $65K Three city developers agreed to pay $65,000 to settle claims that they violated a state lobbying law by donating to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s since-shuttered Campaign for One New York. The New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics announced the five-figure payout in a press release Thursda...
07:18, 09/20/2019

Will Try To Settle Differences With Pakistan On Kartarpur Corridor: India India will try to resolve differences with Pakistan on issues relating to Kartarpur corridor when the two sides hold talks on its implementation on July 14, the External Affairs Ministry said on......
22:17, 07/04/2019

Milwaukee pays nearly $7M to settle jail death lawsuit MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee County paid nearly $7 million to settle a lawsuit from the family of a man whose dehydration death in jail was described by his attorneys as torture. Attorneys for 38-year-old Terrill Thomas called the settlement one of the largest ever in Wisconsin for a jail death. Tuesd...
01:34, 05/29/2019

Third Point, U.S. settle over antitrust filing in DowDuPont stake Third Point LLC has agreed to pay more than $600,000 to settle allegations the hedge fund failed to properly file for antitrust clearance when it bought DowDuPont stock two years ago, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday....
02:17, 08/29/2019

Rupee Rises By 40 Paise To Settle At 70.94 Against Dollar: 10 Points The rupee settled 40 paise higher against the dollar on Friday. The local currency opened on a strong note at 71.19 and shuttled between a high of 70.68 and a low of 71.19 during the day. The domestic......
08:00, 09/21/2019

FTC, AT&T settle 2014 lawsuit over data slowdowns: court The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and AT&T Inc reached a settlement agreement on a 2014 case that accused the company of slowing down data sent to wireless devices, a federal court ruling showed on Friday....
03:34, 08/24/2019

Flipkart, Goqii Settle Dispute Over Sharp Discounting Walmart unit Flipkart has settled a legal dispute with an Indian startup that alleged it suffered losses because its products were sharply discounted on the global retailer's website....
16:00, 06/14/2019

Braves settle score with Ureña and beat Marlins 7-2 MIAMI (AP) — Freddie Freeman and Brian McCann each homered to help the Atlanta Braves settle their score with Jose Ureña and beat the Miami Marlins 7-2 Friday night. Braves right-hander Kevin Gausman was ejected in the second inning for throwing a 97 mph fastball behind Ureña, who was at the center ...
09:51, 05/04/2019

FCA, U.S. in talks to settle training center criminal case The federal probe has led to charges of tax fraud and other crimes against former FCA US employees and people associated with the UAW. "We continue to cooperate with this investigation and are in discussions with the DOJ about a potential resolution of its investigation," FCA said in a government fi...
21:17, 06/19/2019

Ex-NFL player, woman settle suits against Michigan State A former NFL player has settled a lawsuit against Michigan State University alleging his rights were violated when he was expelled after a sexual misconduct investigation        ...
03:51, 05/11/2019

Yale, ex-basketball player settle lawsuit over expulsion HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Yale University has settled a lawsuit brought by a former Yale basketball team captain who sued the university after being expelled over sexual misconduct allegations he denied. A federal judge in Hartford on Tuesday dismissed Jack Montague’s lawsuit. Details of the agre...
23:51, 06/25/2019

Michael Jackson’s estate and former manager settle lawsuit SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit between a former manager of Michael Jackson and his estate. The settlement announced Thursday with Tohme Tohme (TOH’-mae TOH’-mae) ends one of the last remaining legal fights involving Jackson’s estate and comes...
21:34, 05/23/2019

Producers, Stars of 'Bones' Settle With Twentieth Century Fox The producers and stars of the television crime drama “Bones” have settled their legal battle with the Twentieth Century Fox Television studio over $128.5 million in punitive damages that an arbitrator awarded them earlier this year....
05:00, 09/12/2019

FTC, AT&T settle 2014 lawsuit over data slowdowns - court The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and AT&T Inc reached a settlement agreement on a 2014 case that accused the company of slowing down data sent to wireless devices, a federal court ruling showed on Friday....
04:34, 08/24/2019

Prisoners settle suits over potentially tainted injections HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut prison inmates who say they received injections from a vial of insulin that was potentially tainted with hepatitis have settled their lawsuits against the state. The settlements, finalized last month, call for the inmates to receive between $750 and $2,000 each. Th...
22:00, 05/30/2019

Google to pay $1 billion in France to settle fiscal fraud probe Google agreed to pay close to 1 billion euros ($1.10 billion) to French authorities to settle a fiscal fraud probe that began four years ago in a deal that may create a legal precedent for other large tech companies present in the country....
08:52, 09/13/2019

PepsiCo offers to settle with Indian potato farmers after backlash Farmers sued for allegedly growing potatoes used in Lay’s crisps without permissionPepsiCo has faced a backlash after suing four Indian farmers who allegedly grew a patented strain of potatoes used in its Lay’s crisps without the company’s permission.The company, which originally sought about $150,0...
14:09, 05/01/2019

EU leaders want to settle on EU Commission chief by June summit: Merkel German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that EU leaders had agreed they would try to settle on a candidate to head the EU executive, the European Commission, by the next time they meet for a summit in June....
22:51, 05/28/2019

Equifax nears deal to pay about $700 mln to settle U.S. data-breach probes -WSJ Credit reporting company Equifax Inc is close to a deal to settle data breach probes by paying around $700 million, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
08:34, 07/20/2019

D-Link agrees to 10-year security assessment to settle FTC lawsuit D-Link has settled a two-year-old lawsuit filed by the FTC over its products' insufficient security, and it has agreed to a few conditions to put the issue to bed. To start with, the company is required to implement a comprehensive software security......
18:34, 07/03/2019

Luke Yates adamant London Broncos will not settle for just survival London Broncos loose-forward Luke Yates insists the team will not be satisfied simply with Super League survival after climbing off the bottom of the table with a 26-24 victory over Hull KR....
16:51, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 mln to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Sunday it had agreed to pay an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
03:00, 05/27/2019

AbbVie, Boehringer Settle U.S. Patent Dispute Over Drug Humira AbbVie and Boehringer Ingelheim said they have resolved their U.S. patent dispute over a biosimilar to Abbvie’s Humira, the world’s biggest-selling drug....
19:34, 05/14/2019

Bohemian Rhapsody's Bryan Singer To Pay $150,000 To Settle Rape Allegation UPDATE: Bohemian Rhapsody director Bryan Singer will pay $150,000 to settle a rape accusation, according to documents obtained by E! News. Singer still denies any......
19:34, 06/13/2019

Teachers union pays $100K to settle election law case ALBANY — The powerful teacher’s union agreed to pay $100,000 to settle allegations it violated state election law. New York State United Teachers okayed a May 15 settlement with Risa Sugarman, the state Board of Elections chief enforcement counsel, according to a report by the Times Union. The case ...
06:17, 05/22/2019

Walmart agrees to pay $282M to settle international bribery investigation Walmart agreed to pay $282 million to settle a U.S. federal bribery investigation involving retailers in Mexico, China, Brazil and India, according to court filings....
09:00, 06/21/2019

Migrants cross oceans, jungles to Mexico to try to settle in the nation or even the U.S. Some say they've given up hope of reaching the United States and just want papers that will allow them to work in Mexico.        ...
21:17, 04/30/2019

PepsiCo offers to settle with Indian farmers it sued over potatoes PepsiCo is suing four farmers in India for copyright infringement, claiming they were growing a variety of potatoes trademarked by the company for exclusive use in its Lays potato chips....
06:17, 04/29/2019

U.N. members sign mediation convention to settle trade disputes Members of the United Nations on Wednesday signed the Singapore Convention on Mediation, an agreement it hopes will make it easier to settle cross-border commercial disputes and stabilise trade relationships....
06:34, 08/07/2019

Belizeans vote for U.N. court to settle Guatemala border dispute Belizeans have voted to ask a top United Nations court to decide on neighboring Guatemala's claim that it is the rightful owner of half of Belize's territory, setting the scene for potential resolution of a dispute that has rumbled on for centuries....
17:51, 05/09/2019

Microsoft to pay criminal fine to settle U.S. anti-bribery charges Microsoft Corp agreed to pay about $25.3 million, including an $8.75 million criminal fine, to settle U.S. charges it violated a federal anti-bribery law by making improper payments to government officials in Hungary and other countries....
17:34, 07/22/2019

Syracuse, New York, diocese pays $11M to settle abuse claims SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse has paid nearly $11 million to settle claims of clergy sexual abuse with 79 people, who are now prohibited from suing. The Post-Standard reports 85 of the 88 people who had applied to the Independent Reconciliation Compensation Program rec...
15:17, 05/02/2019

'Mad Max,' Canada's populist candidate, has a score to settle and it could shape the election Maxime "Mad Max" Bernier, one of the most right-wing figures ever seen in Canadian federal politics, has a score to settle and nothing to lose - a potent mix that could shape the outcome of next month's national election....
09:51, 09/19/2019

OxyContin maker offers up to $12bn to settle more than 2,000 opioid claims Purdue Pharma stands accused of fueling US opioid epidemic that has cost the lives of more than 400,000 people across the USPurdue Pharma and members of the multi-billionaire Sackler family, who own the company that makes the prescription painkiller OxyContin, have offered to settle more than 2,000 ...
01:51, 08/29/2019

Robert Mugabe's family settle row over his final resting place Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be buried in the country's National Heroes Acre monument as a row over his final resting place is settled....
16:17, 09/16/2019

Banks to Use Bitcoin-Like Token to Settle Cross-Border Trades A group of financial firms led by UBS plans to start using a bitcoin-like token to settle cross-border trades, one of the biggest developments yet in the effort to make use of nascent blockchain technology....
18:34, 06/03/2019

U.S. SEC fines Juniper Networks more than $11.7 mln to settle internal control violations The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday that it had fined and settled with California-based Juniper Networks, Inc. more than $11.7 mln to resolve charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)....
02:17, 08/30/2019

Let's settle the Doritos debate: Nacho Cheese vs. Cool Ranch Doritos are arguably the most successful Mexican-American fusion product modern society has witnessed. One doesn’t immediately think Mexico, but of course, Doritos begins with the base product of fried tortilla chips. The American contribution comes via the dusting of flavored spice blend coating th...
18:51, 07/22/2019

O’s snap four-game skid but settle for doubleheader split in Chicago Orioles rally for a 5-4 win over White Sox in Game 1, but Yander Alonso delivers a two-out, two -run single in the ninth to propel Chicago to a 7-6 win in Game 2....
19:34, 05/02/2019

Brooklynites fleeing high rents settle in the beachy Rockaways For decades, the Rockaways has been hyped to the hilt for its distinct summer scene, which has consistently appealed to throngs of sun-loving day trippers craving a bit of beachside revelry along the area’s 5½-mile boardwalk. Now the southwest Queens ’hood is seeing a surge in folks who call the Roc...
02:34, 05/16/2019

Airlines cancel more Boeing 737 MAX flights as some crash victims refuse to settle Southwest Airlines Co will not schedule Boeing 737 MAX flights until at least Oct. 1, the airline said on Thursday, just as the families of some Ethiopian Airline crash victims told a Chicago judge they are not ready to settle litigation....
21:00, 06/27/2019

Spain's Supreme Court to settle 'Wolf Pack' sex abuse case Spain's Supreme Court decides on Friday whether to uphold a ruling that cleared five young men of gang-raping a teenager at a bull-running festival, concluding a case that triggered mass protests and calls to change the law....
02:00, 06/21/2019

Mugabe to get hero's burial as family settle row over his final resting place Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be buried in the country's National Heroes Acre monument as a row over his final resting place is settled....
23:34, 09/13/2019

Motel 6 hotel chain to settle lawsuit over sharing guest lists with ICE Motel 6 has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over claims the budget chain routinely provided guest lists from properties in Arizona to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents, court documents showed on Saturday....
07:34, 06/30/2019

UK government wants to settle second Brexit vote, customs issues quickly: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May's government wants to resolve swiftly the issues of whether to hold a second Brexit referendum and what type of post-Brexit customs relationship to have, May's political spokesman said on Tuesday ....
19:00, 05/21/2019

Nomura pays $26.5 mln to settle U.S. charges over traders' lies about bond prices Nomura Holdings Inc will pay $26.5 million to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges that it failed to properly supervise five former traders who lied to customers about mortgage bond prices....
21:17, 07/15/2019

TechnipFMC resolves U.S. and Brazil probes, hopes to settle French case Oil services company TechnipFMC said it would pay $301.3 million to resolve anti-corruption probes with Brazilian and U.S. authorities, and added it was committed to resolving another probe on its affairs with French authorities....
13:34, 06/26/2019

Carole King, Keala Settle to perform at 'Capitol Fourth' show in D.C. Carole King, Vanessa Carlton, Keala Settle, Lindsey Stirling and Vanessa Williams are confirmed as performers for Thursday night's "A Capitol Fourth" show in Washington, D.C....
17:51, 07/04/2019

Retrophin paid pharma bro Martin Shkreli to settle legal claims — won't say how much Martin Shkreli's lawyer told the judge in his criminal case that the "pharma bro" will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal of his fraud conviction....
00:00, 08/08/2019

Bayer has not proposed paying $8 billion to settle U.S. Roundup claims: mediator Bayer AG has not proposed paying $8 billion to settle all U.S. claims related to the Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken Feinberg said in an email on Friday....
15:51, 08/09/2019

Walmart's Flipkart, Indian startup settle dispute over sharp discounting Walmart unit Flipkart has settled a legal dispute with an Indian startup that alleged it suffered losses because its products were sharply discounted on the global retailer's website....
15:34, 06/14/2019

X-Men director Bryan Singer to pay $150G to settle sex assault claim: report An attorney for Hollywood director Bryan Singer announced Wednesday that the filmmaker will pay $150,000 to resolve allegations that he raped a 17-year-old boy while partying on a yacht in 2003.   ...
09:00, 06/13/2019

Facebook Expected to Settle SEC Claims of Inadequate Disclosures Over Privacy Practices The SEC is expected to announce a settlement with Facebook on Wednesday related to claims it inadequately disclosed risks involving its privacy practices....
04:34, 07/24/2019

Purdue Pharma offers $12 billion to settle opioid lawsuits: report Purdue Pharma and its owners the Sackler family are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $12 billion, NBC News reports, citing two people familiar with the negotiations. The lawsuits allege the company, which manufacturers OxyContin, aggressively marketed the painkille...
01:00, 08/28/2019

Milwaukee mulls $400K offer to Bucks player to settle suit MILWAUKEE (AP) — The city of Milwaukee wants to offer Bucks guard Sterling Brown $400,000 to settle his lawsuit alleging that police used excessive force when they used a stun gun to arrest him over a parking violation. The Journal Sentinel reports that the city’s Common Counci...
19:51, 05/31/2019

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

FTC agrees to settle with Google after child privacy violations found on YouTube Google, who owns the video streaming company YouTube, is expected to pay a multimillion dollar fine for violating federal privacy laws protecting children as part of a settlement....
16:00, 07/20/2019

15 Years After the Friends Finale Let's Settle the Debate: Were Ross and Rachel on a Break? On this day 15 years ago, May 6, 2004, the world said goodbye to Ross, Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Chandler and Joey when Friends ended its 10-season run on NBC. Since then, Friends--and......
21:00, 05/06/2019

Bury owner Steve Dale offers to settle some - but not all – of club’s debts • Proposal to pay football creditors in full and 25% of other money• Deal would avoid winding-up petition but not points penaltySteve Dale, the owner of financially stricken Bury football club, has offered to settle some of the club’s debts and avoid a winding-up petition by paying the football cred...
17:51, 06/25/2019

Dems settle differences, push forward on bill to protect Dreamers House Democrats are moving ahead with a key bill to offer protections to Dreamers after largely settling an intraparty squabble over citizenship rights for people with criminal records.The House Judiciary Committee plans to hold a hearing to debate the bill next week, teeing up quick action on the ...
03:34, 05/15/2019

Walmart, Tesla working to settle lawsuit after solar panel fires Walmart and Tesla are working toward settling a recent lawsuit brought by the department store giant against the energy company for solar panels that Walmart said caused fires at seven different stores. On Tuesday, Walmart filed a Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit to terminate a contract with Tesla fo...
06:00, 08/24/2019

Boeing eyeing 737 MAX approval by October, some crash victims refuse to settle Boeing Co is hoping to win regulatory approval for its revamped 737 MAX by October at the earliest, a company official said on Thursday, meaning that airlines will have to again extend flight cancellations as they await the return of the grounded jet....
23:00, 06/27/2019

Mallinckrodt to settle U.S. drug marketing probe, fight kickback case Mallinckrodt Plc on Wednesday said it had tentatively agreed to pay $15.4 million to resolve a U.S. Justice Department probe into how a drugmaker it now owns marketed an expensive treatment for a rare infant seizure disorder and multiple sclerosis....
04:00, 06/06/2019

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
04:51, 05/23/2019

With 150 million users, Brainly raises $30 million to expand its social learning platform in the U.S. Brainly, which claims 150 million monthly users globally, has raised $30 million to expand its P2P learning platform in the U.S. and elsewhere.Read More...
16:34, 07/25/2019

Mobcrush hits 84 million unique monthly users and pays out $5 million to streamers Mobcrush, a mobile livestreaming service, said its American audience has grown to more than 84 million unique viewers per month (UVPM) across its network.Read More...
17:51, 09/17/2019

Peloton reveals IPO documents showing widening losses of $245.7 million on sales of $915 million Peloton, which previously said it had filed the paperwork confidentially, makes cycles and treadmills with screens for users to join live and recorded fitness classes from their homes, hotel rooms or offices....
00:34, 08/28/2019

$17 million or $70 million? 1930s Porsche fails to sell after auction snafu A bulbous race car from the 1930s was expected to be the most expensive car with the Porsche name ever sold at auction. But the sale was marred by a confusing mix-up on the auction stage....
19:00, 08/20/2019

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
21:34, 06/14/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM), combined, totaled 87.20 million contracts. ...
19:51, 05/02/2019

US housing starts total 1.191 million in July, vs 1.24 million expected CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the July housing starts and building permits. CNBC's Diana Olick and Steve Liesman join the "Squawk Box" team to break down the numbers....
17:34, 08/16/2019

Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN’s July debates. Additionally, a CNN poll this week showed Americans are more enthusiastic about voting right now than at any point since 2003. The people love our never-ending campaigns....
05:34, 09/15/2019

U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million from $80.3 million A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award that Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, saying the punitive damages component was too high....
23:17, 07/15/2019

Samsung sells 2 million 5G phones, predicts over 4 million by end of 2019 Growing demand for Samsung's 5G phones is leading to significant first-year milestones, even though the numbers are still well below 4G levels for now.Read More...
00:34, 09/07/2019

Ice cream vendor fined $4.4M gets seized trucks back in deal to settle debt Its owners must have brain-freeze. An ice-cream-truck company accused of racking up $4.5 million in traffic fines struck a deal with the city Monday to get back 35 of its vehicles — only to pick up where it left off Tuesday by apparently flouting the law again. Seven trucks whose drivers said belong...
03:34, 07/03/2019

Purdue Pharma reportedly in talks with DOJ to settle criminal, civil opioid probes OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is in talks with the Justice Department to resolve criminal and civil probes into its role in the opioid crisis, The Wall Street Journal reports....
02:34, 09/07/2019

Judge urges Israel Folau and Rugby Australia to settle dispute through mediation Folau may fight his former employers at trial in February if mediation failsIsrael Folau and Rugby Australia could face a February 2020 trial if they fail to resolve a multimillion-dollar unfair dismissal case brought by the former Wallabies player and staunch Christian.Folau’s lawyer, Stuart Wood Q...
17:17, 08/13/2019

Settle With BJP Lawmaker, Cops Allegedly Told Unnao Rape Survivor Family Jailed Uttar Pradesh BJP lawmaker Kuldeep Sengar used to make calls from inside prison to the family of the Unnao teenager who he allegedly raped two years ago and threatened them, a police complaint......
07:17, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Deutsche Bank is first to settle Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac bond-rigging lawsuit Deutsche Bank AG will pay $15 million to resolve claims it conspired to rig prices of bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , becoming the first of 16 financial services companies to settle litigation by investors....
21:00, 09/12/2019

US, India Racing To Settle Trade Disputes Ahead Of PM Modi-Trump UN Meet The United States and India are racing to settle several outstanding trade disputes in time for President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to finalize a limited accord when they meet......
20:51, 09/10/2019

Purdue Pharma and Sacklers offer up to $12bn to settle opioid claims, report says Maker of Oxycontin accused of fueling US opioid epidemicHundreds of cities and counties have sued drug company Purdue Pharma and members of the multi-billionaire Sackler family, who own the company that makes the prescription painkiller OxyContin, have offered to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits from...
23:00, 08/27/2019

Exclusive: Valve to fight EU antitrust charges, five videogame publishers to settle: sources Valve Corp, owner of the world's largest video game distribution platform "Steam", plans to fight EU antitrust charges of preventing cross-border trade, unlike five video game publishers which plan to settle the case, people familiar with the matter said....
04:51, 08/30/2019

Unnao Rape Survivor, Family Can Settle In Madhya Pradesh, Says Kamal Nath Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court order in the Unnao rape case and said the victim and her kin can settle here and his government would treat her as a......
01:51, 08/03/2019

Reports: Harvey Weinstein reaches $44M deal to settle sexual misconduct claims Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has reached an agreement worth $44 million to settle legal claims from women who've accused him of sexual misconduct, reports said Friday....
15:00, 05/24/2019

Harvey Weinstein 'pays millions to settle sexual misconduct civil lawsuits' Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, accused of sexual misconduct, has reportedly reached a multimillion-dollar provisional deal with alleged victims that covers all civil proceedings....
16:34, 05/24/2019

PepsiCo offers to settle lawsuit with Indian farmers over their use of patented Lays potatoes PepsiCo offered to settle its lawsuit against four Indian farmers over their cultivation of patented potato varieties.        ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Blues swoop with 32 seconds left to settle thrilling State of Origin finale New South Wales beat Queensland 26-20 in SydneyJames Tedesco’s last-gasp try secures 2019 seriesIn 80 minutes of high emotion, high action and huge momentum shifts, a final-minute try by James Tedesco saw New South Wales beat Queensland 26-20 and take out the 2019 State of Origin series.In a typical...
15:17, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 6-Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 bln-$12 bln 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....
07:34, 08/28/2019

Catholic Order Paid 2 Black Men a Measly $15,000 to Settle Sex Abuse Claims and Keep It on the Hush The Franciscan Friars, a Catholic religious order, not only paid a paltry sum to two black men who’d been abused as children, but made them promise to keep their mouths shut about it....
08:34, 08/28/2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Says Courts Should Settle Fight Over Trump’s Taxes (WASHINGTON) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that it’s up to the courts to referee his dispute with House Democrats demanding access to President Donald Trump’s tax returns. Mnuchin told a Senate panel that the fight between the administration and the House Ways ...
20:34, 05/15/2019

England boss Phil Neville will not settle for second... even if it clears path to World Cup final Phil Neville's face was a picture when asked if he had heard from his former manager Sir Alex Ferguson, who has been in touch with Scotland boss Shelley Kerr to offer support this week....
16:51, 06/19/2019

Judge Cuts $55 Million From $80 Million Roundup Verdict A federal judge cut down by $55 million a verdict tying Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller to cancer, as the company continues to battle thousands of similar claims throughout the U.S....
01:34, 07/16/2019

US skyscrapers kill 600 million -- yes, million -- birds every year Around 600 million birds die every year in the United States after striking tall buildings -- with Chicago, Houston and Dallas being especially deadly, according to research from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Health Catalyst Aims to Raise $150 Million to $200 Million in IPO Health-data company Health Catalyst Inc.’s initial public offering will bring one of the first digital-health companies to public markets as technology startups race to list shares....
22:17, 04/30/2019

Rudin family sells Whitehall Street office building in bid to settle estate taxes The lower Manhattan office building at One Whitehall St. is in contract for roughly $182 million. The 387,390 square-foot glass and steel building was developed by Rudin Management in 1962 between Bridge and Stone streets and renovated in 1989. It is being sold by cousins Bill and Eric Rudin to sett...
05:34, 07/24/2019

| Ronaldo 'embarrassed' by rape allegations Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted he felt "embarrassed" as he tried to shield his family from allegations he raped a woman in the United States....
11:34, 09/17/2019

AOC attacks Amazon with ‘absurd’ allegations In case you missed it, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — aka AOC — picked quite a fight last week. On ABC News’ “This Week” last Sunday, she attacked Amazon for paying entry-level, order-fulfillment center workers a starting wage of $15 per hour, which happens to be twice the federally mandated minimum wag...
06:00, 06/23/2019

Allegations against top priest under review after AP report VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Catholic Church in Texas says it is reviewing allegations that a top monsignor continued to hear a married woman’s confessions after luring her into a sexual relationship, a potentially serious crime under church law. The announcement was issued by the Galveston-Houston...
22:34, 06/07/2019

Huawei under probe by U.S. prosecutors over new allegations: WSJ U.S. prosecutors are investigating new instances of alleged technology theft by Chinese telecommunication equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:17, 08/29/2019

| Four killed over withcraft allegations in India Four members of a family including two women have been killed by fellow villagers in central India's tribal heartland over allegations of witchcraft, authorities have said....
18:51, 07/21/2019

|SARS:Kieswetterwillrespectprocessfollowing'bullying'allegations The South African Revenue Service (SARS) said in a statement on Monday that it had noted the recent Sunday Times article relating to allegations against SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter in his role as Chair of the Technology Innovation Agency....
13:17, 07/08/2019

McConnell: Allegations against Epstein horrendous Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the sex trafficking accusations against billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein "horrendous," but said he is deferring to President Trump regarding Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's handling of the case. (July 9)        ...
01:00, 07/10/2019

Purdue Pharma reaches tentative deal to settle roughly 2,000 state and local opioid cases OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has reached a tentative agreement to settle some 2,000 opioid lawsuits filed by local governments, Native American tribes and states set to go to trial next month....
01:34, 09/12/2019

Google expected to pay multimillion dollar penalty to settle investigation into how YouTube handles kids' data Google is expected to pay a multi-million dollar penalty to settle an investigation into YouTube's handling of children's data, according to a person familiar with the matter....
03:00, 07/21/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 sales hit 25 million, up 1 million since May Publisher Take-Two revealed today during its financial results for the first quarter that Red Dead Redemption 2's sales now sit at 25 million.Read More...
07:34, 08/06/2019

| Lopez denies match fixing allegations Spanish tennis player Feliciano Lopez categorically denied a report that a match he and doubles partner Marc Lopez lost at Wimbledon in 2017 was fixed....
00:00, 06/20/2019

CFK sits through dramatic allegations of corruption in first trial Fernández de Kirchner spent much of the session liaising with her lawyer and occasionally checking her phone as the court read out a series of dramatic, if not shocking, allegations of corruption....
04:34, 05/22/2019

IOC investigates allegations of bribery over Rio’s 2016 Olympic bid • Former state governor accuses nine members of corruption• Sergei Bubka among those named by Sérgio CabralThe International Olympic Committee has promised to investigate startling new allegations that nine of its members – including pole vault legend Sergei Bubka and Olympic swimming champion Alexa...
14:51, 07/05/2019

Study: Illinois sometimes brushes aside abuse allegations CHICAGO (AP) — A study has found that Illinois’ child welfare agency is so intent on keeping children with their parents and out of foster care that it has sometimes left children in grave danger. The study released Wednesday is comes after Gov. J.B. Pritzker asked the University of Chicago...
08:34, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka Muslim gov't leaders resign over allegations Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations against some of them on links to Islamic extremist militants....
19:34, 06/03/2019

Nike 'concerned' over Neymar rape allegations Nike says it is "very concerned" by the rape allegations against Brazil star Neymar, casting doubt over its partnership with the world's most expensive soccer player....
19:17, 06/07/2019

| Neymar denies he raped woman after allegations Neymar has denied raping a woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her at a Paris hotel, with his father claiming he is the victim of blackmail....
12:34, 06/02/2019

Sri Lanka Muslim gov’t leaders resign over allegations COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations against some of them on links to Islamic extremist militants. Nine Cabinet and junior ministers and two provincial governors re...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Lawyer for former priest denies new sex abuse allegations LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer for a former Catholic priest facing sexual abuse charges as part of the Michigan attorney general’s ongoing investigation into clergy abuse is denying the new allegations. Vincent DeLorenzo, who served several Michigan churches, was charged last month with crimin...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Trump denies rape allegations by US columnist A New York-based advice columnist has accused US President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in a department store. Trump has denied the allegation, calling it "fake news" and saying there was no evidence....
13:17, 06/22/2019

Greater protection for veterans from war crimes allegations Serving military personnel and veterans facing investigations over alleged historical offences are to get greater legal protection under proposals to be announced by the defence secretary....
10:51, 05/15/2019

Lakers' Pelinka denies 'backstabbing' allegations Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka defended himself Monday after former Lakers executive Magic Johnson accused Pelinka of "backstabbing" him....
22:17, 05/20/2019

Nissan CEO Saikawa resigns following corruption allegations The Japanese car manufacturing giant Nissan has announced the resignation of CEO Hiroto Saikawa. His exit comes as company struggles with plunging profits and a scandal surrounding his predecessor, Carlos Ghosn....
21:51, 09/09/2019

What's Going On With Those Child Porn Allegations Against Alex Jones New details surfaced Monday concerning the allegations that child pornography had been discovered on a server linked to conspiracy theorist and radio personality Alex Jones, operator of the InfoWars website.Read more......
07:00, 06/18/2019

Trump denies new rape allegations by US columnist A New York-based advice columnist has accused US President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in a department store. Trump has denied the allegation, calling it "fake news" and saying there was no evidence....
06:51, 06/22/2019

Allegations Confirmed Against BJD Lawmaker Who Made Engineer Do Sit-Ups An administrative inquiry has confirmed allegations against a newly elected Biju Janata Dal lawmaker that he "manhandled" and "insulted" a junior Public Works Department engineer, a senior official......
17:17, 06/10/2019

UN calls for probe into allegations of torture in Lebanon The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights is calling for "a thorough, effective and independent investigation" into the death of a Lebanese man who was allegedly tortured by police intelligence....
14:51, 05/14/2019

Brown out: Pats cut WR amid off-field allegations Antonio Brown's brief stint with the Patriots is over, as the team released him Friday. "We feel that it is best to move in a different direction at this time," the Patriots said....
22:52, 09/20/2019

US says Expedia pays $325,000 over Cuban travel allegations WASHINGTON (AP) — Expedia has agreed to pay more than $325,000 to settle U.S. government allegations that it improperly helped people travel inside Cuba or between the island and places other than the United States. The government says the company appears to have violated U.S. sanctions against Cuba...
02:34, 06/14/2019

Kevin Spacey questioned over UK sex assault allegations Scotland Yard detectives reportedly travelled to US to interview him under cautionThe actor Kevin Spacey has been questioned by Scotland Yard detectives about sex assault allegations in the UK.The officers travelled to the US to interview the Usual Suspects star under caution. Continue reading......
23:00, 07/06/2019

Bury being investigated by police over allegations of fraud Police say report received in June and inquiries are ongoingEFL to consult clubs over plan to readmit club next seasonGreater Manchester Police have started a fraud inquiry into the money crisis that led to Bury’s expulsion from the English Football League last week.In a short statement, the force s...
17:01, 09/03/2019

VW CEO says diesel scandal allegations unfounded, report says German prosecutors are investigating whether VW executives, including CEO Herbert Diess and Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch, should have made a regulatory disclosure to inform investors about the emissions cheating scandal in 2015....
19:00, 05/31/2019

Huawei Denies US Allegations of Technology Theft Beleaguered Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Tuesday denied accusations reported in the Wall Street Journal that it stole technology from a Portuguese inventor....
15:34, 09/03/2019

New corruption allegations hit Puerto Rico’s government SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A top Puerto Rico official says he has appeared before a federal grand jury investigating a former government adviser in the latest corruption allegation to hit the U.S. territory this week. Deputy Chief of Staff Ricardo Llerandi said Tuesday that he answered questions a...
17:00, 06/25/2019

Nike 'very concerned' over Neymar rape allegations Nike says it is "very concerned" by the rape allegations against Brazil star Neymar, casting doubt over its partnership with the world's most expensive soccer player....
16:34, 06/07/2019

NASA Is Investigating Allegations of Extraterrestrial Crime We might have our first-ever case of space crime on our hands, folks. Though I don’t suspect it’s the kind that’d attract interstellar bounty hunters any time soon. Read more......
06:34, 08/25/2019

Satoshi Nakamoto ‘wannabe’ Craig Wright in talks to settle multi-billion dollar Bitcoin suit Craig Steven Wright, the man who’s claimed to be Bitcoin’s anonymous creator countless times, is down to his last hope in the epic $10 billion Dave Kleiman lawsuit: settlement. According to a Florida Federal Court document, which was submitted yesterday, Wright and the Kleiman estate have requested ...
17:00, 09/18/2019

Man sues church, Episcopal diocese after abuse allegations TUCSON — A local man is suing Grace Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church and the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona for allegedly ignoring credible accusations of sexual misconduct against a former priest. Charles Taylor said he suffered abuse at the hands of now-deceased Father Richard Babcock in the earl...
22:34, 07/23/2019

After tax fraud allegations, conservation land trusts under scrutiny An investigation by the Senate Finance Committee and a new law proposed in Congress aim to clean up the tax code for private deals with land trusts to protect that land for wildlife habitats, corridors and watersheds....
17:00, 09/11/2019

Platini taken into custody over 2022 World Cup corruption allegations Disgraced former UEFA President Michel Platini has been taken into custody as part of a corruption investigation over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, the French financial prosecutor's spokesperson told CNN on Tuesday....
14:51, 06/18/2019

Dwight Howard: Dealing with sexuality allegations ‘set me free’ Dwight Howard fought through the hurt and found a new level of freedom. The Memphis Grizzlies center said during a two-part interview on Fox Sports 1’s “Fair Game” that airs Wednesday and Thursday that the allegations about him and his sexuality, which surfaced last year and were expanded on in a la...
01:00, 07/17/2019

Malaysian police say political leader behind gay sex tape allegations Malaysian police on Thursday said a leader of a political party was behind videos purporting to show a cabinet minister, seen as a potential successor to Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, engaged in sex with another man....
14:51, 07/18/2019

Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over rape allegations Football star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over allegations of sexual assault in Las Vegas 10 years ago, US prosecutors have said....
00:17, 07/23/2019

Gautam Gambhir, Furious At Atishi Allegations, Threatens To Sue AAP Gautam Gambhir, the BJP's East Delhi candidate, said today that he would file a defamation case after the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) accused him of circulating an offensive pamphlet on his rival Atishi.......
19:51, 05/09/2019

Calls for Kavanaugh’s Impeachment Come Amid New Misconduct Allegations President Trump and other Republicans defended the Supreme Court justice after a New York Times essay described a previously unreported story about him as a student at Yale....
01:18, 09/16/2019

North Carolina GOP pushes back on redistricting allegations RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys for North Carolina Republican lawmakers are pushing back hard in state court over accusations the legislators misled federal judges in an earlier redistricting lawsuit. Republican legislative leaders filed in court on Monday a response to a motion filed by attorneys fo...
02:51, 06/18/2019

Ryan Adams breaks silence after abuse allegations: ‘I have a lot to say’ "I’ve lost friends who have passed away in this time of self reflection and silence. I can’t be like that. There’s been too much that mattered," Ryan Adams wrote....
18:00, 07/23/2019

Domingo to return to the stage amid harassment allegations Placido Domingo appears on stage at the Salzburg Festival this weekend as he performs for the first time since multiple women have accused him of sexual harassment in a report by the Associated Press...
07:34, 08/24/2019

French prosecutors lay out allegations against former IAAF chief Diack French prosecutors have described a web of corruption once rife in world athletics, including bribes paid to cover up athletes' positive drugs tests, in an indictment recommending that Lamine Diack, the Senegalese former head of the IAAF, and his son stand trial....
03:17, 05/22/2019

Over Allegations Of EVM Swap, UP Alliance Candidate Sits On Protest Afzal Ansari, the Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party joint candidate from Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur, has sat on protest outside the strongroom where the electronic voting machines are kept....
22:34, 05/20/2019

CBS responds to Pauley Perrette's harassment allegations Pauley Perrette, a star of "NCIS," left that series in May 2018, and on Twitter, she has recently blamed star Mark Harmon, of whom she says she's "terrified."        ...
19:17, 08/02/2019

Afghan presidential palace rocked by sex harassment allegations High-powered women in Afghanistan have been mobbed on social media after a former official accused them of trading sexual favors for government posts. The controversy could further harm women's rights in the country....
17:51, 05/30/2019

Shakira Appears in Spanish Court Over Tax Evasion Allegations Shakira is denying any wrongdoing with regard to her tax evasion case in Spain. In December, prosecutors charged the 42-year-old Latin pop star for allegedly failing to pay 14.5 million......
17:51, 06/06/2019

UK lawmakers ask authorities to investigate bank forgery allegations British lawmakers on Tuesday asked financial and legal authorities to investigate allegations that banks have forged signatures on legal documents for home repossession and other matters....
13:17, 07/09/2019

U.S. Prosecutors Probe Huawei on New Allegations of Technology Theft Investigators are looking into episodes in which Huawei was accused of stealing intellectual property from people and companies and how it recruited employees from competitors....
11:51, 08/30/2019

France Opens Investigation of Epstein Rape Allegations With world leaders, including Donald Trump, gathered in southern France for a G7 summit this weekend, the timing of this announcement by French authorities is interesting. On Friday, authorities said they had started a rape investigation of the late pedophile and sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein and t...
23:00, 08/25/2019

44 years. 41 molestation allegations. How the past caught up to a former Olympian A 13-month reporting effort by Outside the Lines uncovered 41 allegations of molestation against Conrad Mainwaring, a 1976 Olympian and former coach of a two-time gold medalist....
00:51, 08/02/2019

General Electric analyst weighs in on the fraud allegations Shares of GE suffered its biggest decline since 2009 on Thursday after it was accused of accounting fraud. Bernie Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos told CNBC has a $38 billion problem. GE CEO Lawrence Culp issued a response to the claims saying, "GE will always take an allegation of financial mi...
17:34, 08/16/2019

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up alleged drug use by one of the company’s artists. Yang Hyun Suk said in a statement posted Friday on the website of YG Entertainment that he was ...
12:34, 06/14/2019

Plácido Domingo: US opera houses respond to 'concerning' allegations Domingo, who has been accused of sexual harassment by several women, has seen an invitation rescinded as internal investigations are mountedThe Philadelphia Orchestra rescinded an invitation to opera singer Plácido Domingo on Tuesday afternoon, and the LA Opera promised an outside investigation, aft...
23:51, 08/13/2019

Jim Cramer weighs in on whistleblower allegations against General Electric Shares of General Electric fell in the pre-market Thursday after Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos released a report alleging that GE has masked the depths of its financial problems, resulting in inaccurate and what he's calling fraudulent financial filings with regulators. GE responded by ...
21:34, 08/15/2019

Gender discrimination blamed for Malawi election allegations A group of women in Malawi say Electoral Commission head Jane Ansah is being targeted because of her gender for her part in May's disputed election. Other women say they are playing the gender card....
18:34, 07/10/2019

"My Speech Came From Heart": Mahua Moitra On Plagiarism Allegations Mahua Moitra, the Trinamool Congress lawmaker whose comments in parliament on "seven signs of fascism" went viral last week, has hit out at allegations on social media that her debut speech was......
16:51, 07/03/2019

DOJ watchdog will ‘assess’ allegations of irregularities in Comey testimony Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz – who has been conducting high-profile probes related to the FBI and DOJ’s actions in the Russia investigation – told lawmakers Wednesday his investigators will “assess” new Republican allegations of “inconsistencies” in former FBI director James...
00:00, 09/19/2019

Chief Justice Appears Before Top Court Panel On Allegations Against Him Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has agreed to appear before the three-member in-house committee that is looking into the sexual harassment allegation against him by a former employee of the top......
02:00, 05/02/2019

US Catholic Church reports big rise in sex-abuse allegations NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Roman Catholic Church says that allegations of child sex-abuse by clerics more than doubled in its latest 12-month reporting period, and that its spending on victim compensation and child protection surged above $300 million. The annual report of the U.S. Conference of Catho...
22:17, 05/31/2019

Spanish footballers arrested over match-fixing allegations Former Real Madrid footballer Raul Bravo is among a number of first and second division players and officials who have been arrested in Spain over match-fixing allegations....
00:34, 05/29/2019

Slew of women come forward with new allegations against Epstein: report At least a dozen alleged victims of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein have come forward to lawyers in New York and Florida with new allegations of sexual abuse, a report said Thursday. The women, many of whom were underage at the time of the suspected abuse, have contacted New York attorney...
04:51, 07/12/2019

Daimler Cuts Outlook on Fresh Diesel Allegations Shares of Daimler fell almost 5% after the maker of Mercedes-Benz luxury cars issued a profit warning late Sunday related to a government recall of vehicles suspected of manipulating diesel emissions....
14:34, 06/24/2019

African football president under questioning over corruption allegations • Ahmad Ahmad being questioned by French authorities• Official escorted from Paris hotel on Thursday morningFifa has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football president, Ahmad Ahmad, is being questioned by French authorities investigating corruption allegations, following reports that he ...
23:17, 06/06/2019

UK police arrest 44 on historic child sex abuse allegations LONDON (AP) — Police in northern England say they have arrested 44 people in connection with allegations of child sex abuse between 1995 and 2002. West Yorkshire Police said in a statement Friday that 36 men and 3 women were arrested across the towns of Kirklees, Bradford and Leeds over the last two...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Inaction on Kavanaugh allegations reignites political rancor Sen. Christopher A. Coons, who urged “follow up” four days before Brett M. Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court, questions “constrained” FBI probe....
11:00, 09/17/2019

Iraqi PM denies allegations attack drones took off from Iraq BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister is denying allegations that drones which targeted Saudi oil pipelines last month could have taken off from Iraq, rather than Yemen. The attack — claimed by Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi rebels who are at war with Saudi Arabia — was part of a series of...
11:34, 06/26/2019

Jacob Zuma Says Corruption Allegations Were a Conspiracy to Oust Him The former president of South Africa is accused of taking part in systematic looting of state resources by wealthy allies and African National Congress leaders....
19:51, 07/15/2019

Allegations remain in forefront for Kavanaugh, 7 months after his confirmation Seven months after he joined the US Supreme Court, the cloud of Christine Blasey Ford's sexual assault allegations still hangs over Justice Brett Kavanaugh, recalled in media reports across the political spectrum and unresolved in the US judiciary's own process for handling related ethics claims....
22:00, 05/03/2019

Trinamool Dismisses PM's Allegations On Killing Of BJP Workers In Bengal The Trinamool Congress Monday dismissed as "baseless" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations on killing of BJP workers in West Bengal and claimed that it was TMC members who were being targeted in......
07:00, 05/28/2019

DA reviewing grade-fix allegations at Maspeth High School Authorities are looking into a grade-fixing scandal at a city high school that boasts a near-perfect graduation rate, the Queens District Attorney’s Office said Monday. The stunning allegations involving Maspeth HS — revealed in a front-page Post expose Sunday — are “under review by our Public Integ...
12:51, 09/17/2019

4 Arrests In 2 Days in UP Over Allegations of "Defaming" Yogi Adityanath A man has been arrested in Gorakhpur for allegedly "defaming" Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media. This is the fourth such arrest in the last three days.A freelance......
12:00, 06/10/2019

New Jersey man commutes to his NYC job on a jet ski He may have the most relaxing — and wettest — commute in the Big Apple. Instead of dealing with the chaotic traffic or sardine-packed trains and buses, David Pike commutes from Jersey City to his job in Brooklyn by jet ski every day. His inventive way of getting from point A to point B c...
20:34, 08/27/2019

Amr Warda cut from Egypt Afcon squad following sexual harassment allegations Egyptian FA confirms midfielder ‘dismissed’ from squadWarda alleged to have sent inappropriate messages onlineThe Egypt midfielder Amr Warda has been expelled from the team’s Africa Cup of Nations squad, following allegations that he sexually harassed a number of women online.Warda, who appeared as ...
00:00, 06/27/2019

Trump blasts calls for impeachment of Brett Kavanaugh after new allegations New York Times details new claims against supreme court judgeCastro: ‘Kavanaugh lied under oath. He should be impeached’Donald Trump came storming to the defence of Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday, after the publication of new allegations about the supreme court justice’s behaviour while he was a student ...
16:17, 09/15/2019

Top Dems Are Completely Fucking Up the Response to E. Jean Carroll's Allegations Last week, writer E. Jean Carroll credibly accused the president of sexually assaulting her in a New York City dressing room in the mid-’90s. She was the 17th woman to accuse President Trump of sexual misconduct....
05:34, 06/26/2019

Senegal President's brother resigns after allegations of energy fraud The brother of Senegal's President Macky Sall has resigned from his government post after allegations of fraud relating to natural gas contracts, he said on Monday....
21:00, 06/24/2019

Patriots would not have signed Antonio Brown if they knew of rape allegations Had the New England Patriots known about the rape allegations Antonio Brown was facing, team owner Robert Kraft would not have green-lit signing the wide receiver, according to NFL Network. The Patriots were blindsided by the civil lawsuit Brown’s former trainer Britney Taylor filed Tuesday in...
21:18, 09/15/2019

Renault diesel allegations upheld by court study: report A French probe into alleged emissions cheating by Renault is a step closer to possible court action, Le Monde reported on Monday, after a technical report confirmed that some of its diesel engines were configured to emit more pollutants outside official test conditions....
15:34, 05/13/2019

Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over rape allegations Juventus star had been accused of 2009 assault in Las VegasProsecutor says there is not enough evidence to bring chargesProsecutors in Las Vegas say that Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over allegations he raped a woman at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009.After reviewing a po...
22:51, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Encompass Health to pay $48 mln to resolve False Claims Act allegations -U.S. DOJ Encompass Health Corp has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday....
19:51, 06/28/2019

Man City ban latest: FFP investigation, the allegations and potential punishments explained As Manchester City brace themselves for Uefa charges regarding alleged breaches of Financial Fair Play, Standard Sport considers the potential ramifications of a Champions League ban....
13:51, 05/15/2019

Missing Maleah Davis had been removed from home after abuse allegations The 4-year-old Texas girl who her stepfather said was kidnapped over the weekend had recently been returned home after Child Protective Services removed her, according to a new report. Maleah Davis, who underwent brain surgery just last month, vanished sometime Friday night into Saturday, local poli...
16:51, 05/07/2019

Six Counter-Strike Players Arrested Over Match-Fixing Allegations Victoria Police announced on Friday afternoon announced that six Australians have been arrested in connection with an investigation into rigging Counter-Strike: Global Offensive matches, the first major case of its kind in Australia....
12:34, 08/27/2019

New Tony Robbins book pulled following sexual harassment allegations According to The New York Post, a new book from self-help guru Tony Robbins has been effectively cancelled after BuzzFeed published allegations that Robbins has been known to “berate victims of rape and violence” and made “inappropriate sexual advances” toward female staffers and fans. The Post’s un...
00:34, 05/31/2019

Prince Andrew 'appalled' by Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse allegations Britain's Prince Andrew has said he is "appalled" by the sex abuse claims against his former associate Jeffrey Epstein. The statement came after footage emerged over the weekend which claimed to show the royal inside Epstein's home in 2010....
23:17, 08/19/2019

ABC, eOne investigating allegations that prompted 'Rookie' actress' exit ABC and eOne said an investigation is being conducted into the allegations of sexual harassment and racism made by "The Rookie" actress Afton Williamson....
03:34, 08/06/2019

Energy Industry Confronts Sexual Misconduct and Harassment Allegations When Whiting Petroleum hired its chief executive in 2017, the company was unaware that allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment had been brought against him at his previous employer, according to a person familiar with his hire....
21:00, 04/28/2019

2 Southwest Key shelters in Phoenix could reopen amid allegations of abuse PHOENIX (AP) — A provider of shelters for immigrant children is looking to reopen two facilities that the state of Arizona forced it to shutter last year because of issues with employee background checks and allegations of abuse. Southwest Key has filed applications to reopen a facility in downtown ...
17:34, 08/20/2019

Boeing facing allegations of manufacturing issues concerning 787 Dreamliner jets The New York Times reported on Saturday that the newspaper's investigation of a Boeing plant "reveals a culture that often valued production speed over quality." CNBC's "Squawk Box" discusses the report....
19:17, 04/28/2019

On Allegations Against Chief Justice, Woman Appears Before In-House Panel A former Supreme Court employee, who levelled allegations of sexual harassment against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, appeared before the in-house inquiry panel and recorded her statement on......
10:17, 04/30/2019

Trump’s Pentagon nominee denies allegations of sexual misconduct With his wife of 32 years sitting behind him and his accuser looking on from a short distance away, Air Force Gen. John Hyten told senators that “all the allegations are completely false.”...
07:17, 07/31/2019

Placido Domingo calls allegations of sexual harassment against him 'inaccurate' Placido Domingo is disputing allegations of sexual harassment against him and says he recognizes there are new rules today that are "very different than they were in the past."...
17:17, 08/13/2019

Antonio Brown ‘thanks’ Patriots for dropping him amid rape allegations Antonio Brown broke his silence on his release from the Patriots in a series of tweets thanking the team and hitting back at accusations against him. “Thank you for the opportunity @Patriots #GoWinIt,” Brown wrote, shortly after the team announced it was cutting him amid allegations he r...
18:34, 09/21/2019

Kick It Out demands action after series of racial abuse allegations Four incidents reported in first round of Football League gamesAnti-discrimination body condemns ‘disgraceful’ behaviourKick It Out has called on the Football Association and clubs to take action against the “disgraceful” incidents of abuse which marred the opening weekend of the season.Fulham defen...
23:34, 08/05/2019

Placido Domingo will be investigated by LA Opera over sexual misconduct allegations Two music companies canceled appearances by Placido Domingo and the Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it would launch an investigation in response to an Associated Press story in which numerous women accused the opera legend of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior spanning decades....
19:00, 08/14/2019

Antonio Brown faces $40K suit over chef’s wild allegations Antonio Brown’s rough preseason continues. The Raiders’ mercurial star wide receiver is the subject of a civil lawsuit filed by Stefano Tedeschi, also known as “The Sports Chef,” who alleges Brown didn’t pay a $38,521.20 bill from the 2018 Pro Bowl, according to ESPN. I...
10:00, 08/15/2019

Montreal Liberal candidate turfed following anti-Semitism allegations Guillet, who was running in Saint-Leonard-Saint-Michel, is a former imam who spoke at the funeral for several of the victims of the Quebec City mosque attack in 2017....
14:17, 08/31/2019

Epstein Accuser Urges Prince Andrew to ‘Come Clean’ on Sex Allegations The prince has been accused of witnessing and taking part in sexual exploitation of young women and girls during his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein....
21:17, 08/28/2019

Berta Cáceres murder trial plagued by allegations of cover-ups set to end Verdict against eight men accused in the murder of Honduran indigenous environmentalist will be handed down on ThursdayThe verdict against eight men accused over the murder of Honduran indigenous environmentalist Berta Cáceres will be handed down on Thursday after a controversial five-week trial pla...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Fraud allegations lead to closure of Amnesty International in Zimbabwe Police are investigating suspected misconduct involving millions of dollars of funds from donorsAmnesty International has shut down its Zimbabwe branch over alleged abuse of donor funds and fraud by staff.The human rights group says it has launched further investigations with the help of police into...
12:51, 06/03/2019

Antonio Brown agent’s questionable defense against rape allegations " I myself am a father. I have two children, two daughters, that I love very much, along with my wife. I wouldn't be doing this interview if I didn't believe Antonio," Drew Rosenhaus said Wednesday on ESPN....
20:01, 09/12/2019

Maduro’s ex-spy chief lands in U.S. armed with allegations against Venezuelan government Gen. Manuel Ricardo Cristopher Figuera emerged from hiding in Colombia to allege Cubans in the palace, foreign fighters in the countryside and rot in Maduro’s inner circle....
07:17, 06/25/2019

"She's Not My Type": Trump Denies Sexual Assault Allegations By US Writer President Donald Trump on Monday said New York-based writer E. Jean Carroll was "totally lying" when she accused him of sexually assaulting her more than two decades ago, adding that Carroll is "not......
06:17, 06/25/2019

Old allegations against Prince Andrew surface amid Epstein scandal Prince Andrew is trapped in a royal mess over his ties to pedophile Jeffrey Epstein — with old allegations surfacing again Monday that the British blue blood once cavorted with “a harem of adolescent girls’’ at the sex molester’s Florida mansion. In sworn testimony from a former Epstein staffer at t...
10:17, 08/20/2019

Cummings fights 'baseless' allegations against wife's non-profit agency House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings is fighting back against allegations that his wife’s nonprofit organization violated its tax-exempt status and posed a potential conflict-of-interest with the work of his congressional panel....
19:00, 05/28/2019

On PM's Congress-Samajwadi "Games" Allegations, Mayawati's Unity Message Mayawati today countered Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark that Congress and the Samajwadi Party were using her, with a strong message of unity. The Congress, who had been kept out of the Uttar......
11:00, 05/05/2019

In Myanmar's conflict-torn Rakhine, fresh allegations of 'war crimes' When 35-year-old Ah Hla showed up to a police station in western Myanmar in late April hoping to see her husband among the prisoners, she didn't know whether he was alive or dead....
15:00, 07/12/2019

Wales shocked by Rob Howley betting allegations, says Warren Gatland Warren Gatland says the Wales squad have been left in shock after his assistant Rob Howley was sent home from the World Cup for an alleged breach of World Rugby's betting and anti-corruption regulations....
05:34, 09/19/2019

"Allegations Not Of Grave Magnitude," Said Judge On Aircel-Maxis Case A day after granting P Chidambaram and his son Karti protection from arrest in the Aircel-Maxis case with strong remarks for the investigative agencies seeking their arrest, a trial court adjourned......
11:00, 09/06/2019

Lawyers duel in Paris over Chris Brown rape allegations Lawyers have issued very different takes on a formal meeting in Paris that was supposed to take place Tuesday between an alleged rape victim and American singer-songwriter Chris Brown...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Congo: Fresh corruption allegations leveled against president's family Global Witness has uncovered evidence linking the president's son, Denis Christel Sassou-Nguesso, to the embezzlement of millions of dollars. The Republic of Congo is no stranger to high profile corruption accusations....
05:34, 08/08/2019

Obama’s Old Basketball Jersey, Yours for Just $100,000? An auction house selling the jersey, which the former president is believed to have worn while playing in high school, says it could fetch that much when bidding closes in August....
11:51, 07/30/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports September 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume: 92.9 Million Total Contracts; 4.9 Million Contracts ADV CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that September 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange SM (CFE...
19:51, 05/02/2019

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 28 PERCENT WITH ADV OF 4.85 MILLION CONTRACTS; NOVEMBER'S4.56-MILLION-CONTRACT ADV MIRRORS RECORD NOVEMBER 2007 Chicago, December 1, 2008- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that through November, trading reached an all-time record of 1.121 billion contracts with an average daily volume (ADV) of 4.85 million contracts. This was 28 percent higher than the same 11-month period in 2007. Year-to...
08:51, 05/03/2019

CBOE RECORDS MOST ACTIVE MONTHEVER: AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 6.1 MILLION CONTRACTS ON 127.2 MILLION SEPTEMBER VOLUME CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that September was its most active month ever as 127.2 million contracts changed hands, with an average daily volume (ADV) of 6.1 million contracts. CBOE's September volume edged out the previous monthly record set ...
08:51, 05/03/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume Of Over 91 Million Contracts; ADV Of Nearly 4 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®...
19:51, 05/02/2019

Balfour Beatty appoints counsel to probe U.S. Air Force base allegations Balfour Beatty has appointed Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP to work with the U.S. Air Force and other authorities to investigate allegations that the construction group falsified maintenance records at a U.S. Air Force base....
15:51, 07/15/2019

Misleading Scantily-Clad Cosplayer Allegations Lead To Arrest In China Earlier this month, the third annual World Line Comic-Con got underway in Chengdu, Sichuan province. On Weibo, China’s version, a net user called Yi er Zai, zai er San, De zai san (loosely “Again and Again Repeatedly”), claimed that cosplayers were barely dressed, posting photos as proof. The images...
14:00, 05/20/2019

Antonio Brown allegations not being investigated, Pennsylvania district attorney clarifies Sexual assault allegations made against New England Patriots star Antonio Brown are not being investigated, a Pennsylvania district attorney’s office clarified Wednesday -- a day after the bombshell lawsuit against the mercurial wide receiver emerged....
21:34, 09/12/2019

The New York Post's Story on E. Jean Carroll's Trump Allegations Is Mysteriously MIA The notoriously right-wing New York Post posted a story last week about the writer E. Jean Carroll’s allegations that President Trump sexually assaulted her in the ‘90s. The article has since mysteriously disappeared from the internet....
08:34, 06/25/2019

Neymar posts message on Instagram denying rape allegations - video Brazil and PSG footballer Neymar published a seven-minute video on Instagram on Sunday to explain his relationship with an unidentified woman who accused him of raping her in Paris last month. The video included WhatsApp messages he says he exchanged with the accuser in a friendly way days later. Ne...
00:17, 06/04/2019

Sean Hannity's sheriff friend faces mounting ethics allegations Carmine Marceno faces questions over whether he is qualified, unusual political payments and relationship with crime victim Carmine Marceno was a rising Republican star in Florida a year ago, having leveraged his crime-fighting prowess, celebrity friendships and knack for self-promotion to secure th...
17:00, 09/18/2019

NC State receives Notice of Allegations from NCAA regarding recruitment of Dennis Smith Jr. North Carolina State receives Notice of Allegations from NCAA regarding alleged rules violations, primarily regarding recruitment of Dennis Smith Jr.       ...
03:00, 07/11/2019

UN Palestinian refugee agency reels over allegations of sexual misconduct, nepotism A controversial U.N. Palestinian refugee agency is reeling from allegations of sexual misconduct and abuses of authority involving the agency chief and other senior management figures -- the latest controversy for the embattled agency that the U.S. withdrew funding from last year...
21:17, 08/03/2019

Prominent Detroit priest removed from pulpit amid allegations of sex abuse The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit said Sunday that it removed a prominent priest from public ministry after reviewing what it described as a “credible allegation” that he had sexually abused a child decades ago....
07:17, 07/08/2019

Conductor James Levine settles lawsuit over sexual misconduct allegations The former musical director of New York’s Metropolitan Opera had sued the company for defamation and breach of contractThe New York Metropolitan Opera has settled a pair of lawsuits out of court with its former conductor James Levine, who has denied accusations of sexual misconduct.Levine’s lawyer E...
15:00, 08/07/2019

Domingo Germán won’t pitch for Yankees again this season after domestic violence allegations Yankee star pitcher Domingo Germán will not return to the field for the remainder of the regular season or playoffs — amid domestic violence allegations involving the mother of his two children, according to a new report. Germán — who has become the Bombers’ most reliable starter i...
19:00, 09/20/2019

Ryan Adams returns to social media in wake of abuse allegations It’s been five months since The New York Times published an in-depth piece on singer-songwriter Ryan Adams, detailing accusations from numerous women he’s been romantically or sexually involved with over the years—including songwriter Phoebe Bridgers, actress Mandy Moore, and one woman who says she ...
21:00, 07/20/2019

Joe Biden's team alters climate policy plan after plagiarism allegations Some passages appeared to borrow from others without citationBiden campaign says citations were ‘inadvertently’ left out Joe Biden’s Democratic presidential campaign has amended his climate policy plan hours after it was released on Tuesday because a handful of passages did not credit some of the so...
16:34, 06/05/2019

Fifa aware of Afghanistan sexual abuse allegations two years ago, according to emails • Fifa has said it was told of the claims in early 2018• Questions raised over Asian Football Confederation account tooFifa and Asian football’s governing body were made aware of sexual abuse allegations against senior Afghanistan football officials and a coach more than two years ago, according to ...
14:51, 06/06/2019

TripAdvisor Is Launching New Tools To Spot Sexual Assault and Misconduct Allegations Two years ago, an expose revealed that TripAdvisor had removed reviews detailing robbery, sexual assault, and rape because they were either flagged as “inappropriate by the TripAdvisor community,” “off-topic” by staff, or were not considered “family friendly.” The site has since admitted it was dele...
01:00, 05/15/2019

NRA Board member calls on CEO LaPierre to resign amid spending allegations Former congressman and National Rifle Association board member retired Lt. Col. Allen West called on the gun rights group to replace longtime CEO Wayne LaPierre amid allegations of lavish spending and financial mismanagement....
02:17, 05/15/2019

Aziz Ansari’s Netflix special: #metoo allegations and Spike Jonze Directed by Spike Jonze, the comic leads with the accusations made against him last year, introducing a more contrite Ansari 2.0Yeah, he leads with it. Important to note that in the canon of blockbuster standup comedians accused of sexual impropriety, Aziz Ansari (Aziz Ansari: Right Now on Netflix, ...
13:34, 07/20/2019

Chris Harrison Speaks Out on Allegations Against Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss The Bachelor franchise is no stranger to scandal. Last week, the show's creator Mike Fleiss made headlines after his pregnant wife Laura Fleiss was granted a temporary restraining......
16:51, 07/23/2019

Nintendo to replace 'Fire Emblem' voice actor after abuse allegations In the future, Fire Emblem: Three Houses will get a patch to completely replace the male protagonist's voice. That's because Nintendo has decided to re-record Male Byleth's lines after several accusations of abusive behavior against his voice actor,......
16:51, 07/28/2019

Joint Chiefs nominee denies assault allegations, enlists key support Sen. Martha McSally — a retired Air Force pilot who revealed this year that she was raped by a superior officer — came out with a staunch defense of Air Force Gen. John Hyten....
23:17, 07/30/2019

Antonio Brown loses helmet endorsement amid rape allegations Helmet manufacturer Xenith cut ties with embattled Patriots receiver Antonio Brown this week amid allegations that he raped his former trainer– ending a deal that lasted less than two weeks. “Xenith has decided to end our relationship with Antonio Brown,” the company said Friday in...
20:19, 09/14/2019

Bachelorette's Peter Weber Breaks Silence on Ex-Girlfriend's "Betrayal" Allegations Peter Weber is speaking out about the claims made against him by his ex-girlfriend. In mid-July, the Bachelorette contestant's ex, model Calee Lutes, came forward with allegations......
23:17, 07/30/2019

Police rape allegations fuel women's protests in Mexico City A recent string of alleged police attacks on women and girls has led thousands of women to take to the streets in the Mexican capital. Women are demanding an end to violence and better security....
08:00, 08/17/2019

N.C. House race boils down to Trump after two years of drama and fraud allegations The race between Republican Dan Bishop and Democrat Dan McCready has prompted an all-hands effort in both parties to turn out voters before ballots are counted Tuesday....
15:34, 09/06/2019

South Korean justice minister nominee denies corruption allegations Cho Kuk, the embattled justice minister nominee, denied academic-related allegations over his daughter and a dubious investment in a private equity fund, as he sought to clarify corruption scandals involving his family....
12:34, 09/02/2019

Trump Backs Supreme Court Judge Amid New Sex Harassment Allegations US President Donald Trump mounted an angry defense of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday as the controversial judge faced calls for an investigation, or even impeachment, over fresh......
02:51, 09/16/2019

Australia's Domino's Pizza rejects workers' allegations over underpaid wages Australia's Domino's Pizza Enterprises Ltd said on Friday it did not mislead franchisees over payments to their employees and that it had not formally received court documents about a class action from workers over underpayment of wages....
06:34, 06/28/2019

Platini 'hurt' by questioning over Qatar 2022 World Cup corruption allegations Former UEFA President Michel Platini says he has been left feeling 'hurt' after being detained as part of a corruption investigation over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar....
13:00, 06/19/2019

Mexico arrests former Pemex security head with allegations of fuel theft The Mexican attorney general's office said on Thursday it had arrested a retired general who was responsible for security at the state oil company Pemex during the previous administration for allegations of fuel theft....
02:51, 07/19/2019

Lawmakers torn over sexual assault allegations made against Trump nominee Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee are torn over the recent sexual assault allegations that were lobbied against President Trump’s nominee for vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. John Hyten. One senator told reporters on Thursday that Congress should be allowed to hear...
04:51, 07/12/2019

Republicans confront Mueller with allegations of double standard in Russia probe Congressional Republicans accused former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday of operating under a double standard in his Russia investigation, alleging during a heated Hill hearing that Mueller threw the book at Trump associates while ignoring wrongdoing by others. ...
19:51, 07/24/2019

Nicaragua ‘crisis’ still cause for concern amid murder, torture allegations: Bachelet Nicaragua’s on-going human rights crisis can be resolved peacefully through dialogue, the UN’s top rights official said on Tuesday, before expressing concern about allegations of torture and murder of protesters involved in last year’s anti-Government demonstrations....
18:51, 09/10/2019

MTV revokes Jason Mitchell award nomination in light of misconduct allegations We reported last week on the sudden firing from multiple projects of actor Jason Mitchell, who—after being accused of misconduct and harassment by a number of his co-stars on multiple sets—has now been dropped from both Showtime’s The Chi and the upcoming Netflix film Desperados. Now, The Wrap repor...
07:34, 05/30/2019

Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss Under Investigation Over Domestic Violence Allegations Mike Fleiss, the creator of The Bachelor, is under investigation by police. As E! News reported earlier today, the producer's pregnant wife, Laura Fleiss, was granted a temporary......
01:34, 07/18/2019

MTV Movie & TV Awards Yank Jason Mitchell’s Best Performance Nod Following Misconduct Allegations The bells continue to toll for embattled actor Jason Mitchell. The MTV Movie & TV Awards have dropped him from contention for this year’s “Best Performance in a Show” award for his work in Showtime’s The Chi following allegations of misconduct against the 32-year-old....
03:34, 05/30/2019

Kamala Harris doubles down on call for Kavanaugh's impeachment: The allegations are 'credible' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., reiterated her call for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh following the criticized New York Times story that revived the sexual misconduct allegations. ...
10:34, 09/17/2019

Rep. Raúl Grijalva faces ethics probe over hostile workplace allegations The House Ethics Committee is examining allegations that Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), the Natural Resources Committee chairman, created a hostile workplace, his spokesman confirmed on Friday. The ethics probe comes four years after the Natural Resources Committee shelled out more than $48,00...
03:00, 06/15/2019

'I Want to Own My Part In it'—Lena Waithe Officially Speaks On Jason Mitchell Allegations For the first time, Lena Waithe is speaking thoroughly on the allegations against actor Jason Mitchell in regard to his alleged misconduct on the set of The Chi. And it seems she wants to set the record straight on some things....
16:51, 05/31/2019

South Korea appointee spurns calls to step down despite growing allegations Justice Minister nominee Cho Kuk on Thursday expressed his firm will not to succumb to growing demand by opposition parties to step down amid snowballing corruption allegations involving his daughter....
11:34, 08/22/2019

"False Allegations": India Rebuts Pak At UN Rights Body Over Jammu And Kashmir India addressed a UN meet today countering Pakistan's repeated claims of human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir. Saying that Pakistan is using a "fabricated narrative", India in a stern worded......
16:51, 09/10/2019

Afghanistan Seeks To Arrest Top Soccer Figure Amid Sex Abuse Allegations Afghan officials issued an arrest warrant Sunday for former Afghan soccer chief Keramuddin Keram, amid an investigation into allegations he had sexually abused members of the women's national soccer......
08:51, 06/10/2019

Vancouver Whitecaps Are Sorry For Mishandling Abuse Allegations Against Ex-Youth Coach, But Not Everyone's Satisfied Since February, MLS’s Vancouver Whitecaps have been mired in a scandal centered around their handling of allegations of abuse made against former girls youth coach Bob Birarda. Fans have protested, and after the team issued an apology, the Whitecaps community criticized it for a lack of transparen...
04:51, 05/04/2019

Alex Morgan: ‘Too much evidence to cover up’ Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegations US women’s national soccer team star Alex Morgan believes “there’s too much evidence to cover up” regarding the rape allegation made against Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese soccer star has repeatedly denied claims made by Kathryn Mayorga that Ronaldo allegedly raped her in a Las ...
17:34, 09/11/2019

Russian sovereign wealth fund says US allegations against Huawei are unproven and unfair The head of Russia's sovereign investment fund has urged the U.S. to back-up claims that China's Huawei represents a national security threat....
10:17, 06/07/2019

News Corp's Retailer-Marketing Business Faces Monopoly Allegations A News Corp competitor in developing in-store advertising claims the company’s News America Marketing unit has created a monopoly in violation of a federal antitrust law....
18:17, 07/12/2019

Kim Kardashian "Deeply Shocked" by Photographer Marcus Hyde Misconduct Allegations Kim Kardashian is speaking out against celebrity photographer Marcus Hyde. In a new post shared on Instagram Stories Tuesday afternoon, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star shared her......
03:17, 07/24/2019

FIFA bans ex-Afghan football chief for life over sex abuse allegations Keramuudin Karim was also fined $1 million after world soccer's governing body received complaints that he sexually assaulted several female players. The controversy left the Afghan women's football team in tatters....
21:17, 06/08/2019

Casey Affleck opens up about sexual harassment allegations, #MeToo movement "I felt like the best thing to do was to just be quiet so that I didn't seem to be in opposition to something that I really wanted to champion," Casey Affleck said....
22:34, 08/06/2019

Casey Affleck reveals 'ton of partying' on film set where harassment allegations were made Actor and director calls the making of 2010 film I’m Still Here ‘confusing’ and ‘a big mess’Casey Affleck has talked about “a ton of partying” on the set of his 2010 mockumentary I’m Still Here where sexual harassment and verbal abuse allegations were made against him by two female members of the cr...
15:00, 08/07/2019

Casey Affleck speaks out on #MeToo allegations, says harassment claims are 'antithetical' to who he is Casey Affleck, who's been accused of sexual harassment in the past, says he kept quiet during the height of the #MeToo movement to avoid being a distraction, even though he supports the cause....
21:00, 08/06/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contracts per day, up 16 percent when compared to 3,528,081 contracts per day during May 2007.Total exchange volume during May rose ten percent to 85,616,975 c...
11:17, 05/03/2019

CBOE RECORDS BUSIEST MONTH EVER - 126.2 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME - 5.7 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that July was its most active month ever as a total of 126.2 million contracts traded, with an average daily trading volume of 5.7 million contracts. July's volume beat the previous monthly record set in January 2008...
08:51, 05/03/2019

'Game of Thrones' finale sets records with 13.6 million TV viewers, 19.3 million overall The series finale of 'Game of Thrones' Sunday is HBO's most-watched single telecast, surpassing a 'Sopranos' episode from 2002.        ...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Historic New Jersey oak tree dead at 600 A New Jersey tree with a history dating back to the area’s first English settlement has come crashing down. The Salem white oak stood proudly for nearly 600 years before it was uprooted Thursday evening, prompting residents to pay tribute to its rich history, according to NJ.com. Under its bra...
17:51, 06/07/2019

Got $100,000 to Buy Obama’s Old Basketball Jersey at Auction? An auction house selling the jersey, which the former president is believed to have worn while playing in high school, says it could fetch that much when bidding closes in August....
21:51, 07/30/2019

Home Cooking for Profit? Sure, Just Not in New Jersey A nationwide boom in home-based food businesses has bypassed the Garden State, the only state that still bars such sales. But home bakers are fighting back....
21:19, 08/13/2019

Crash in New Jersey leaves car nearly vertical A crash on New Jersey’s Garden State Parkway left a car nearly vertical Monday afternoon — but luckily, no one was seriously hurt. The multi-vehicle accident happened on the Jersey toll road in Toms Rivers about 1 p.m., closing the right northbound lane and on-ramp near mile marker 82, accordi...
07:51, 07/30/2019

New Jersey denies gas pipeline permits, but allows do-over MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey regulators have denied key permits for a hotly contested pipeline project that would carry natural gas from Pennsylvania to New York, but they’re allowing an Oklahoma company to try again. The state Department of Environmental Protection rejected permits Wedn...
03:51, 06/06/2019

James Gifting Jersey No. 23 to Davis (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) LeBron James is gifting his #23 jersey number to former Kentucky Wildcat, Anthony Davis when he arrives to play for the Lakers. The NBA has already been notified of the pending jersey change. Davis has worn #23 since arriving at Kentucky for his one season and 7 more years in ...
03:17, 06/28/2019

New Jersey house obliterated in explosion NEW JERSEY (WNBC) – A home somehow exploded in New Jersey Monday, generating a plume of smoke visible from Manhattan as firefighters battled a raging blaze on the ground. Firefighters were called to the scene of the blast on Abbott Avenue in Ridgefield around 11:30 a.m. There was no immediate ...
20:51, 06/17/2019

Police say 10 wounded following shooting at New Jersey bar TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey police say 10 people have been wounded following a shooting at a Trenton bar. Authorities say police were notified of gunfire at about 12:25 a.m. Saturday outside a bar in the 300 block of Brunswick Avenue. Arriving officers found several victims in and around the uni...
14:00, 05/25/2019

New Jersey man dies in fireworks accident NEWARK, N.J. — A man has died of injuries stemming from a fireworks accident in New Jersey’s largest city. Newark police say 23-year-old Antonio Ortiz had burned his fingers and had internal injuries when he was pronounced dead at University Hospital early Sunday. Police do not know what type ...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Visit Jersey Zoo – and stay the night It’s easy to sell glamping with animals to the kids but a more sceptical dad is also won over – particularly by the ‘deep connection’ with other speciesAs the sun sets, a perplexing array of sounds waft over the gently sloping meadow of our campsite. As well as the chaffinch’s call, there’s a curiou...
09:17, 05/31/2019

Dwight Gooden arrested again for DUI in New Jersey Addled former Mets ace Dwight Gooden was arrested Monday night for driving under the influence after heading the wrong way down a one-way street in Newark, NJ — just weeks after another DUI bust involving cocaine, sources told The Post. The legendary ex-pitcher known as “Doc” — who has been in and o...
22:17, 07/23/2019

This New Jersey home cost only $10 — but nobody bought it It can be hard to find a good deal on a home in the New York metropolitan area. In fact, according to Zillow, the median price of homes currently listed in New Jersey is $342,000. So when a 4,000-square-foot Victorian mansion in Montclair, New Jersey, hit the market in 2017 for just $10, you’d expec...
21:17, 07/16/2019

Prince Andrew’s connection to Jeffrey Epstein under new scrutiny following resurfaced allegations, suicide Buckingham Palace has never been able to explain a racy photo of the prince with a then-teenager who says she was “trafficked” for sexual encounters with him....
13:34, 08/14/2019

Newly released letters shine light on ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick allegations Leaked emails revive a scandal involving defrocked Catholic Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, providing new evidence that the former archbishop of Washington, D.C., was disciplined after allegations of sexual misconduct....
16:51, 05/29/2019

Dallas Opera Cancels 2020 Placido Domingo Performance Over Harassment Allegations The Dallas Opera has canceled a 2020 Placido Domingo event due to harassment and groping allegations against the opera superstar. The opera said Thursday the gala had been set for March 11 but was taken off the calendar due to “ongoing developments regarding allegations made against” Dom...
10:34, 09/06/2019

The Chi Showrunner Says 'Everyone Was Well Aware' of Jason Mitchell Misconduct Allegations. We Say Tiffany Boone Deserved Better Following news of actor Jason Mitchell’s misconduct allegations, it looks like a public statement has finally been issued by the staff of Showtime’s The Chi. Due to the allegations, Mitchell was removed from the Showtime series, an upcoming Netflix project, Desperados, and was dropped by his agent, ...
18:17, 05/29/2019

Sour note: Sistine Chapel Choir director resigns after fraud allegations The director of the Sistine Chapel Choir, which has provided the musical backdrop to papal events for centuries, has resigned following allegations of fraud and embezzlement....
04:00, 07/11/2019