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Warren plans to increase annual refugee admissions nearly 800 percent from FY2018

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Thursday released a sweeping immigration plan that would dramatically increase the number of refugee admissions by nearly 800 percent from FY 201...

Warren plans to increase annual refugee admissions nearly 800 percent from FY2018

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13 things you may have missed at Warren Buffett's annual gathering Tens of thousands of investors decamped to Omaha, Nebraska, on Saturday for Warren Buffett's annual shareholder's meeting to hear about the state of Berkshire Hathaway....
15:00, 05/06/2019

7 big thoughts from Warren Buffett during annual Berkshire Hathaway meeting Here are seven topics Warren Buffett addressed that Berkshire shareholders — and investors at large — will find interesting.        ...
00:17, 05/05/2019

Berkshire shareholders seek Warren Buffett's wisdom at annual meeting Tens of thousands of shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway Inc will gather in Omaha this weekend to hear life advice from billionaire Warren Buffett, but they also will look for clues on what he plans to...
08:00, 05/04/2019

Here are the big stocks Warren Buffett is betting on ahead of his annual meeting this week Before Warren Buffett shares his latest thoughts with Berkshire's shareholders at the "Woodstock for Capitalists," let's look at his biggest holdings....
15:34, 04/30/2019

Warren Buffet plays lead in annual ‘Woodstock of Capitalism’ An estimated 40,000 people are expected in town for the event, where Buffett and Munger preside over the meeting and spend hours answering questions.        ...
03:00, 05/04/2019

BRIEF-Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger answer questions at Berkshire annual meeting Buffett says bottom-line earning figures are 'totally capricious' Buffett says size of cash holdings does not determine berkshire's willingness to buy back shares Buffett says he doesn't think u.s. Wi...
19:00, 05/04/2019

Money Moves: Elizabeth Warren Touts Plan to Increase Pay for Black and Brown Women Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth “I have a plan for that” Warren pledged Friday to help close the pay gap suffered by women of color, especially by women who are black or brown....
23:17, 07/05/2019

BRIEF-Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, Ajit Jain make comments at Berkshire annual meeting Buffett says first quarter was weak at all four of our furniture operations Buffett says he would not get excited about so-called alternative investments Buffett says people who made decision to inves...
10:34, 05/05/2019

Georgetown University Plans to Dismiss 2 Students Tied to Admissions Scandal One of the students filed a lawsuit against Georgetown, saying the university denied him due process. The student’s father has pleaded guilty in the case....
22:34, 05/15/2019

BRIEF-Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, Greg Abel answer questions at Berkshire annual meeting; board is elected Buffett says it is good if fannie mae and freddie mac are authorized to do more lending against manufactured homes Buffett says we would love to put more money into the united kingdom Buffett says we ...
10:34, 05/05/2019

Netflix plans to raise prices in the UK by up to 20 percent Netflix is raising prices in the United Kingdom for the first time since 2017, according to The Guardian. The streaming service will bump up monthly fees for subscribers by as much as 20 percent. The ...
05:51, 05/31/2019

PlayStation Vue applies a $5-a-month increase to all live TV plans Screenshot of PlayStation Vue live television service. (credit: Sony) Sony announced that it is increasing the subscription cost for its live TV streaming service. PlayStation Vue customers will see...
02:00, 07/02/2019

Brazil plans to slash funding of universities by 30 percent Education officials in Brazil’s far-right government say they are slashing university funding 30%, a move at least partly motivated by complaints about partisan activities on campus...
00:34, 05/02/2019

Factbox: Responses to Iranian plans to increase uranium enrichment Iran announced on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a major escalation that could eventually culminate in the return of all internati...
17:34, 07/07/2019

Apple is having its annual event where it lays out plans for the next year — here's what to expect Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) will show how Apple is evolving the iPhone in the face of a contracting smartphone market....
16:00, 06/02/2019

Czech finance ministry plans 7 percent rate for new digital tax The Czech Finance Ministry said on Tuesday it was finalizing a plan to tax global internet giants and would submit a proposal by the end of May for a 7 percent rate....
16:00, 04/30/2019

Samsung faces 60 percent drop in profits, still plans foldable phones A few weeks ago, Samsung warned investors that its Q1 profit would drop about 60 percent from the same period in 2018. Now the detailed report has arrived, confirming that projection with an operating...
05:51, 04/30/2019

Elizabeth Warren Has Lots of Plans. Together, They Would Remake the Economy. Ms. Warren could face a difficult path to winning over moderates, but by pushing out so many proposals so early, she is forcing her Democratic rivals to play catch-up....
22:34, 06/10/2019

15 cities mark World Refugee Day with Refugee Food Festival This month, displaced people are cooking up exotic dishes in nearly 150 restaurant kitchens across the world. The Refugee Food festival promotes positive attitudes — and helps trainee chefs launch new...
08:00, 06/21/2019

Fill teacher training gaps to tackle traumatized refugee and migrant students, urges UN on World Refugee Day On World Refugee Day, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is calling for more support to fill the gaps in training for teachers on trauma and psychosocial assistance for ...
00:00, 06/21/2019

Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren Introduce Racial Equity Plans At the Essence Festival, Ms. Harris called for $100 billion to help black families buy homes, and Ms. Warren called for new rules for federal contracts....
00:51, 07/07/2019

Harris appears to knock Warren, other 2020 Dems: 'I'm not churning out plans like a factory' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., agreed with a radio host on Friday after he mocked her fellow 2020 presidential candidates by claiming they were acting like talk show host Oprah Winfrey by handing out f...
22:17, 07/12/2019

Climate Change Takes Center Stage as Biden and Warren Release Plans Even former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. has embraced the goals of the Green New Deal, showing just how far the Democratic field has moved on climate change....
03:00, 06/05/2019

Free college plans such as Elizabeth Warren's are pretty pricey. Some say her plan would benefit the rich most Who will free public college and debt forgiveness touted by Elizabeth Warren actually benefit? Probably the middle class and the wealthy.        ...
23:17, 04/28/2019

Free college plans like Elizabeth Warren's are pretty pricey. Some say her plan would benefit the rich most Who will free public college and debt forgiveness touted by Elizabeth Warren actually benefit? Probably the middle class and the wealthy.        ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

CBOE CEO Edward Tilly At 30th Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference: Announces Plans For June 22 Launch of 24-Hour VIX Futures Trading CHICAGO and BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange(SM) (CFE®) plans to extend CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) futures trading hours to nearly 24 hours a day, fi...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Border Patrol Chief on migrant crisis: We're seeing 'increase after increase,' no signs of slowing A U.S. Border Patrol official said Friday that authorities are seeing "increase after increase" when it comes to the number of large groups of migrants seeking asylum. ...
19:34, 06/07/2019

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE 2009 ADV UP THREE PERCENT; June 2009 Daily Volume Averages 4.2 Million Contracts, Down 14 Percent CHICAGO, July 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that average daily volume during June was the highest to date during 2009, while total trading volume at CFE reached its hi...
09:34, 05/02/2019

Banks can help to alleviate the refugee crisis Humanitarian crises are emerging market issues and local banks are the best way to distribute aid. Banks should make it easier and cheaper to get funds to them....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Refugee found hiding in car glove box A refugee travelling from Morocco has been pictured stashed in a car glove box, while others trying to cross the border were rescued from an engine compartment and a dump truck....
18:17, 05/27/2019

What it’s like being a transgender refugee sex worker in Pakistan It’s a dark underworld rarely brought to light in discussions of human rights and refugees. But there is a growing pool of refugees in Pakistan – who have fled oppression in neighboring Afghanistan an...
05:51, 05/07/2019

5G connected car plans get boost as EU Wi-Fi plans rejected Plans to make Wi-Fi industry standard for connected car technology within the EU have been dealt a blow after they were rejected by member states.As many as 21 member states have voted against the pro...
15:00, 07/08/2019

Jay Inslee Is Actually Taking the Climate Refugee Crisis Seriously In a future where storms are more powerful and entire communities are destroyed, people are going to need somewhere to go. They’re gonna need new homes—and a leader willing to let them in.Read more......
18:00, 06/06/2019

EU countries put pressure on refugee sea rescue missions A court in Malta has fined a German captain for sailing an improperly registered rescue ship to save displaced people on the Mediterranean Sea. Malta and Italy have repeatedly closed ports to voluntee...
03:51, 05/15/2019

Americans eat like refugees in honor of World Refugee Day TUCSON – It’s called The Ration Challenge. Thousands of American honoring World Refugee Day by rationing their food. Participants were sent a box of food to last them a week. The food they...
14:51, 06/21/2019

Germany: Death threats sent to pro-refugee politicians As the investigation into the murder of Walter Lübcke intensifies, Cologne's mayor and several other German politicians have had their lives threatened. Police say the threats likely also stem from ri...
00:34, 06/20/2019

| Australia election triggers refugee suicide attempts At least four refugees in Australia's offshore Pacific camps have attempted suicide since the conservative government's shock re-election, according to refugees, advocates and police....
18:51, 05/21/2019

'I wouldn't be the refugee, I'd be the girl who kicked ass': how taekwondo made me When she arrived in the US as a 10-year-old refugee, Dina Nayeri found it hard to fit in. But that all changed when she hatched a plan to get into Harvard – by becoming a taekwondo championWhen I was ...
07:17, 05/31/2019

UN refugee agency evacuates 131 refugees from Libya to Niger CAIRO (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says it has evacuated 131 African refugees from Libya to its emergency transit center in neighboring Niger. The UNHCR released a statement Thursday sayin...
19:51, 06/20/2019

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Security Council members at UN Headquarters in New York ...
00:51, 06/25/2019

Refugee law changes will hurt victims of domestic violence, advocates say In the U.S., domestic violence is no longer grounds for asylum claims. Canada has moved to prevent people from making refugee claims in Canada if they have made similar claims in certain other countri...
01:00, 05/09/2019

| Why Afghan refugee women in Pakistan fear repatriation Female refugees in Pakistan have told Al Jazeera that they are reluctant to return to Afghanistan because they fear violence and the forced recruitment of their children as child soldiers....
22:34, 05/09/2019

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last y...
13:34, 06/19/2019

Jordan buckling under pressure of growing refugee crisis Jordan’s dangerous geopolitical position, surrounded by civil wars and taking in overwhelming amounts of foreigners, could seriously threaten the survival of one of the only stable regimes left in the...
19:34, 07/12/2019

Tokyo 2020 refugee team to be bigger than in Rio: IOC's Bach The Tokyo 2020 Olympics refugee team will be bigger than the inaugural 10-member squad in Rio de Janeiro four years ago, the International Olympic Committee said on Thursday....
20:51, 06/20/2019

Habitat For Humanity Helps Single, Refugee Father LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A single father spoke with LEX 18 about how his life was changed by the Habitat For Humanity Homeowner Program. The stories Joseph Bashombenshombo could tell would send...
02:51, 06/20/2019

India Pledges To Contribute USD 5 Million To UN Palestine Refugee Agency India has pledged to contribute USD 5 million in 2019 to the UN Palestine Refugee Agency, even as it voiced concern over the agency's difficult financial situation due to voluntary contributions from....
08:00, 07/02/2019

Scores of Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh destroyed by flooding Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have drenched the Cox’s Bazar settlement, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters, and injuring 11 people, the UN refugee agency, UN...
20:34, 07/05/2019

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany, one says Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing charges at home, one of them said on Wednesday, in what is apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democ...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Jack Dorsey told us about Square’s plan to help refugee entrepreneurs Europe’s refugee crisis is often framed as merely that – a crisis. The Syrian civil war, to name just one of the many humanitarian catastrophes that occurred this decade, resulted in a flood of people...
17:51, 06/11/2019

Rescue boat captain: Don't let my case distract from refugee crisis Sea-Watch 3 captain Carola Rackete has pleaded with authorities not to be distracted from the humanitarian crisis off the coast of Libya. She said the EU needs to stop cooperating with the Libyan coas...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Rocket strike on Syria refugee camp kills 10 civilians: U.N. At least 10 civilians were killed and 30 wounded in Syria by a rocket strike on the Neirab camp for Palestinian refugees close to the city of Aleppo on Tuesday night, the United Nations said in a stat...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Mexico’s refugee agency asks UN for help amid application surge MEXICO CITY – Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico’s tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across t...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation following a brawl with locals....
17:34, 06/09/2019

Norwegian Refugee Council: More people displaced by fighting, disasters than ever before More people have been displaced in their home countries by events like war, violence and natural disasters than at any other time in history, a new report said Friday....
16:00, 05/10/2019

Italy frees Eritrean refugee mistaken for human trafficker An Eritrean carpenter residing in Sudan was arrested in 2016 as part of a joint British-Italian operation. Three years later, a court in Sicily said he isn't the human trafficking kingpin they wanted....
00:34, 07/13/2019

Venezuela's 'staggering' exodus reaches 4 million, UN refugee agency says Social and political crisis drives tide of migrantsColombia and Peru host half of fleeing Venezuelans Related: Venezuela at the crossroads: the who, what and why of the crisis More than 4 million Vene...
18:51, 06/07/2019

From refugee to Rouen, Fulutudilu ready to shine for South Africa Ode Fulutudilu's early life was one of upheaval as her family fled Zaire and then Angola, but her selection for South Africa at the 2019 women's World Cup shows she has not let those tough beginnings ...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Sea-Watch rescuers slam 'shameful' German, EU refugee policy The humanitarian NGO has accused the EU of deliberately allowing tense standoffs over migrants at Mediterranean ports to deter ships from rescuing people. Sea-Watch captain Carola Rackete is under hou...
19:17, 07/02/2019

Turning boats into bags, refugee stitches together life in Greece Bent over a sewing machine, Fariba Amini stitches her latest design using the unlikeliest of fabrics: a sheet from a discarded rubber dinghy, like the one that brought her and thousands more refugees ...
17:17, 06/05/2019

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy campa...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Refugee agencies urge EU to greater migrant efforts in Libya The UN's refugee agency and the International Organization for Migration are urging the European Union to take urgent action to help migrants fleeing conflict-torn Libya or stuck in detention centers ...
16:34, 06/07/2019

Syrian refugee arrested for plot to bomb Pittsburgh church Federal authorities have arrested a Syrian refugee who was plotting to attack a Pittsburgh church, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Mustafa Mousab Alowemer, 21, was charged with one coun...
02:00, 06/20/2019

Australian Fights to Save Her Grandchildren From Syrian Refugee Camp Karen Nettleton spent the past five years searching for her grandchildren, whose father was an ISIS fighter. Now their fate has become a political football....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Syrian refugee charged in church bombing ordered detained PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Syrian refugee charged with plotting to bomb a Pittsburgh church to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq has been ordered detained Friday. A criminal complaint alleges Mu...
19:17, 06/21/2019

Inside the secret lives of transgender refugee sex workers in Pakistan It’s a dark underworld rarely brought to light in discussions of human rights and refugees. But there is a growing pool of refugees in Pakistan – those who have fled oppression in neighboring Afghanis...
20:51, 05/06/2019

AP Photos: Refugee women find relief in Greek soccer Players in Greece's first refugee women's soccer team weren't allowed to take part in an international tournament but still found a way to win       ...
15:34, 07/09/2019

UN Palestinian refugee agency urges donors to fill shortfall DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — The head of the U.N. agency that helps 5.3 million Palestinian refugees says it is mobilizing to replenish a $211 million shortfall in the face of U.S. funding cuts. Pierre Kra...
18:34, 06/17/2019

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 refugees and migrants, including young children, ab...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Painting and scraping: An Afghan refugee's hopes for German residence When Afghan asylum seeker Yar Mohammad Haiqar found a job as a painter in a small Bavarian city, he couldn't stop smiling at what he hoped would be an opportunity to build a good life and a secure fut...
23:00, 06/20/2019

Refugee crisis could be 'stroke of luck in German history,' says ex-president Former President Christian Wulff has warned Germans from entertaining far-right causes. He said the arrival of refugees at the height of the migration crisis could eventually be as momentous as reunif...
00:34, 06/20/2019

Scale of displacement across Myanmar ‘very difficult to gauge’, says UN refugee agency Concern over escalating violence in Myanmar’s Chin and Rakhine states continues to grow, with civilians reportedly forced to flee both internally, and across the border into Bangladesh, where hundreds...
18:34, 04/28/2019

College admissions scandal is getting the TV treatment It’s a part Lori Loughlin was born to play. The widespread college admissions scandal is getting the small-screen treatment from one of the writers of “The People v. OJ Simpson,” according to a new re...
23:17, 05/09/2019

Ex-USC AD Haden investigated in admissions scandal Former Southern Cal athletic director Pat Haden is being investigated for a potential role in the national college-admissions cheating scandal that has involved several high-profile universities, incl...
03:51, 06/06/2019

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers passed a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, as well as to deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal but also may even ...
15:34, 06/07/2019

Asylum-seekers left in 'inhumane' conditions in German refugee center Inhabitants of Fürstenfeldbruck, a refugee processing center near Munich, told DW of overcrowding, filth and bureaucratic limbo, leading to at least one suicide attempt. Bavarian officials say conditi...
22:51, 05/15/2019

Hong Kongers wanted for rioting granted refugee status in Germany Two Hong Kong residents wanted for rioting have been granted refugee status in Germany, in a major blow to the city's international reputation as fears grow of shrinking political freedoms in the semi...
06:00, 05/23/2019

‘Bread is practically sacred’: how the taste of home sustained my refugee parents Nothing taught me more about my parents – and myself – than the food they cherished after fleeing wartorn Bosnia. By Aleksandar HemonMy parents’ social life in Bosnia (and therefore their children’s) ...
09:51, 06/13/2019

Assad demolishes refugee homes to tighten grip on rebel strongholds As the civil war wanes, the government is blowing up properties in areas it claims were opposition heartlandsAmjad Farekh’s shops had survived Syria’s long civil war, but not the new, unsteady peace t...
01:00, 06/09/2019

Shunned Congolese refugee on raising a son born out of rape: the baby had a right to live For the scores of Congolese women who have raped, the trauma and banishment only deepens if they conceived a child from the attack. But some brave voices are speaking out in the hopes of drawing aware...
19:00, 07/01/2019

UN agency chief calls Ethiopia’s revised refugee law ‘one of most progressive’ in Africa Ethiopia has revised its existing refugee law, making it easier to obtain work permits, drivers’ licenses and access primary school, a move being hailed by the head of the United Nations refugee agenc...
22:34, 04/28/2019

‘World’s deadliest sea crossing’ claimed six lives a day in 2018: UN refugee agency Six people died every day last year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe – “the world’s deadliest sea crossing” - the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Wednesday, citing ongoing political d...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey helps UK refugee entrepreneurs take payments Square, the payments company co-founded by Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey, has launched an initiative to enable refugee entrepreneurs to accept card and mobile payments, to help get their busines...
21:17, 06/11/2019

Germany: Migrants attack police probing death at refugee center A group of migrants have pelted officers with stones as they tried to investigate the death of a woman at the migrant center in the southern German city of Regensburg. A three-hour operation ensued to...
04:51, 05/12/2019

Canada-style refugee deal still on the table in Trump talks with Mexico The Trump administration's deal with Mexico on Friday to avoid tariffs could lead to Mexico adopting the same agreement Canada has with the U.S. regarding refugees: Whatever country gets the refugees ...
07:34, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong Independence Activists Granted Refugee Status In Germany Two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from the semi-autonomous Chinese city receiving such protection....
21:17, 05/22/2019

Germany passes refugee migration 'stress test': expert report A team of researchers concluded that Angela Merkel managed the 2015 refugee crisis "quite well," and Germany is better prepared for another one. But some experts had stinging words for the EU's disjoi...
16:17, 05/08/2019

How Afghanistan cricket team went from refugee camps to competing with the world's best There has been a sense, through the first half of a disappointing second World Cup campaign for Afghanistan, that an early chapter of their cricketing history is closing....
18:34, 06/18/2019

Iraqi Refugee Is Convicted in Germany of Raping and Murdering Teenage Girl The man was sentenced to life in prison for killing the 14-year-old in a case that fueled outrage, particularly on the far right, at the handling of asylum seekers....
14:00, 07/10/2019

Niger population’s suffering ‘increasing with each passing month’: UN Refugee Agency An upsurge of violence in the south-east of Niger means that the population’s suffering is increasing “with each passing month,” a UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) spokesperson warned on Tuesday, at a press ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

How U.C. Will Change Its Admissions Process After the Bribery Scandal Friday: The University of California president, Janet Napolitano, discussed the shifts; a witness gave stunning testimony in the trial of a Navy SEAL; and Speaker Nancy Pelosi paid up....
19:17, 06/21/2019

Another parent busted in college admissions scandal Federal prosecutors have busted yet another parent in the nationwide college admissions scandal, officials announced Friday. Tech executive Jeffrey Bizzack was nabbed for paying $250,000 to bribe his ...
23:51, 06/28/2019

F.B.I. Is Said to Be Investigating College Admissions Practices at T.M. Landry The private school in Louisiana, once celebrated for helping underprivileged and minority students attend elite colleges, is now under federal investigation over its college applications....
22:00, 06/02/2019

Former USC coach pleads guilty in admissions scheme A former soccer coach at the University of Southern California has pleaded guilty to creating fake athletic profiles in the college admissions bribery scheme...
20:34, 05/14/2019

There's a TV Show About the College Admissions Scandal In Development Well this felt inevitable. In a good way. There's reportedly a TV show in the works about the now infamous college admissions scandal, which indicted both Felicity Huffman and Lori......
03:00, 05/08/2019

Syrian refugee arrested in plot to bomb Pittsburgh church for ISIS, feds say The FBI foiled an attempted bomb plot and arrested a Syrian refugee on Wednesday who allegedly planned to bomb a church in Pittsburgh in the name of the Islamic State, investigators have revealed....
20:00, 06/20/2019

In Tanzania, UN refugee chief praises ‘regional peacemaker’ role, and efforts to welcome neighbours on the run The head of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has praised Tanzania for the long-standing welcome it offers hundreds of thousands of refugees, describing it as a “regional peacemaker” in an unstable part o...
22:34, 04/28/2019

'I saw hell': under fire inside Libya's refugee detention centres | Sally Hayden As deadly airstrikes prompt plans to release detainees, fears rise for those trapped in the country amid claims of serious abuses Kosofo was hiding in the bathroom when a deadly airstrike ripped throu...
10:17, 07/10/2019

German court jails Iraqi refugee Ali B. for life on rape and murder charges A German court sentenced 22-year-old Iraqi national Ali B. to life in prison for raping and killing a 14-year-old girl in Mainz. The man had admitted to murder but insisted that he and the girl had co...
11:34, 07/10/2019

Stateless Rohingya refugee children living in ‘untenable situation’, UNICEF chief With around half a million in effect, stateless Rohingya refugee children living in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar camp, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) chief stressed on Friday that the interna...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Three more parents plead guilty in college admissions scandal Three wealthy parents pleaded guilty Wednesday to paying bribes to boost their children's standardized test scores as part of a nationwide college admissions scandal....
02:34, 05/23/2019

Another coach to plead guilty in college admissions scandal The former head coach of the University of Southern California women’s soccer team has agreed to plead guilty for his role in the nationwide college admissions scandal that has ensnared high-profile p...
05:34, 06/04/2019

Accountant in U.S. college admissions scandal to plead guilty An accountant who once worked for the mastermind behind the U.S. college admissions cheating and bribery scandal has agreed to plead guilty and cooperate in the ongoing investigation, federal prosecut...
03:00, 06/01/2019

'Family Guy' Emmys ad pokes fun at college admissions scandal 'Family Guy' released an ad for Emmys consideration where the cartoon cast is photoshopped as a rowing team, making fun at the recent college admissions scandal....
20:17, 06/04/2019

3 more parents plead guilty in college admissions scam BOSTON (AP) — A married couple and a California businessman are the latest parents to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions scam. Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio entered the...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Georgetown to expel 2 students linked to admissions scandal WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., says it is expelling two students linked to an admissions scandal involving the school’s former tennis coach. Former coach Gordon Ern...
15:51, 05/16/2019

A 3rd parent pleads guilty in college admissions scheme BOSTON (AP) — A California executive who pleaded guilty to charges that he paid $400,000 in bribes to get his son into Georgetown University has been fired. Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday i...
02:34, 05/08/2019

Richard Carranza slams parents who question admissions changes Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza vowed Wednesday to remake admissions to the city’s specialized high schools to enroll more black and Latino students — and got hearty cheers from nearly every membe...
12:34, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Businessman pleads guilty in admissions scheme BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the plea of actress Felicity Huffman in the college admissions bribery scheme (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A California businessman has pleaded guilty to paying $250,000 in...
21:34, 05/13/2019

14 more rejected students sue universities, mastermind of admissions scheme Fourteen more students whose applications were rejected by schools tied to the college admissions scandal have filed a class-action lawsuit.        ...
06:51, 06/19/2019

Throw the college admissions scam bribers in the gulag I purposely haven’t written yet about the college cheating scheme that landed actresses Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and a bunch of others in hot water because I kind of understand. When you have k...
04:34, 05/30/2019

Former accountant to plead guilty in college admissions scam BOSTON (AP) — An accountant who worked for the consultant at the center of the college admissions bribery scheme has agreed to plead guilty in the sweeping case . Court documents filed Friday show Ste...
02:00, 06/01/2019

Judge to Decide First Sentence in College Admissions Scandal The sentencing of a former Stanford University sailing coach raises questions about the role of universities, who have been described as victims in the admissions scheme....
20:34, 06/12/2019

‘Brutal weather’ continues as Rohingya refugee children endure devastating rainfall in Bangladesh Heavy flooding and landslides in the Rohingya refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, has left thousands of children and families in an increasingly dire situation with critical infrastructure dam...
21:34, 07/09/2019

UN chief praises impact of Palestine refugee agency as ‘our common success’, at key pledging conference The work of the UN body responsible for assisting Palestine refugees, UNRWA, which has allowed millions of children to receive an education that promotes UN values of human rights and tolerance, as we...
19:34, 06/25/2019

As monsoon rains pound Rohingya refugee camps, UN food relief agency steps up aid Since 4 July, heavy monsoon rains and wind have pounded the refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, with deaths, displacement and major damage following in their wake, the World Food Programme (WFP...
18:51, 07/12/2019

Record displacement shows ‘we're almost unable to make peace’, warns UN refugee agency chief A record 70.8 million people fled war, persecution and conflict in 2018, UN refugee agency chief Filippo Grandi said on Wednesday, appealing for greater international solidarity to counter the fact th...
12:17, 06/19/2019

Mexico's tiny refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting ...
06:00, 05/22/2019

Felicity Huffman to Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scam BOSTON — Actress Felicity Huffman is scheduled to plead guilty Monday to allegations she paid $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT score as part of a nationwide college admissions cheating sc...
17:17, 05/13/2019

NYC beverage bigwig pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Big Apple beverage bigwig Gregory Abbott and his wife on Wednesday admitted to paying $125,000 to doctor their daughter’s college entrance scores as part of the nationwide college admissions che...
01:51, 05/23/2019

UA College of Medicine relaunches Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway program TUCSON – The University of Arizona College of Medicine is relaunching its Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway (P-MAP) program, which was initially introduced in 2014. Students that complete the program wil...
21:51, 05/21/2019

Meet the posh billionaire family entangled in admissions scam The Chinese Stanford student whose parents paid $6.5 million to a crooked college fixer for securing her spot at the top school comes from a family of Bentley-driving billionaires who sent her to posh...
00:17, 05/04/2019

Ex-USC coach, accountant plead guilty in college admissions scam A former women's soccer coach at the University of Southern California and a bookkeeper pleaded guilty Thursday to being part of a college admissions scam....
23:00, 06/27/2019

The real-life college admissions scandal was even crazier than this novel predicted Most of the time, novelists turn in their manuscripts, complete edits and then hope that their book is well received once it makes its way into the bookstore displays and library shelves. And sometime...
02:51, 07/07/2019

Chinese family paid $6.5M in US college admissions scam: source The family of a Chinese student admitted to Stanford University paid $6.5 million to the central figure in the US college admissions scandal, a source with knowledge of the investigation says....
08:34, 05/03/2019

Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty in College Admissions Scandal Felicity Huffman is ready to face the consequences for her actions. On Monday afternoon, the Hollywood actress officially pleaded guilty to charges of mail fraud and honest services mail......
22:51, 05/13/2019

L.A.’s Elite on Edge as Prosecutors Pursue More Parents in Admissions Scandal New parents have been told that they’re under investigation, while others worry that they will be. “This is the only thing they can think about,” one lawyer says....
21:17, 05/01/2019

Stanford's former sailing coach gets one day in prison for role in admissions scandal John Vandemoer admitted to agreeing to help students gain Stanford entry in exchange for money for his sailing programA former head sailing coach at Stanford has been sentenced for his role in a sweep...
00:17, 06/13/2019

College admissions scam mastermind was an ‘aggressive’ basketball coach The mastermind behind the sweeping college admissions scandal was also once an “aggressive” youth basketball coach who ran grueling, four-hour practices and teased kids as “meatpackers,” according to ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Pimco's Ties to Architect of College-Admissions Scam Ran Deep Concerns about Pimco’s connection to the college-admissions scandal has prompted it to examine employee dealings with the central figure behind the scheme....
15:17, 05/20/2019

Report: Former Southern Cal AD Pat Haden being investigated in college admissions scandal Report: Federal investigators are examining ex-USC AD Pat Haden's potential role in the college-admissions scandal that rocked several universities.        ...
05:34, 06/06/2019

SAT to add ‘adversity score’ that will factor student hardships into college admissions The SAT exam, used by a majority of colleges to grant entrance, will be adding an “adversity score” to the test that will take into account a student’s socioeconomic background in an effort to help co...
05:17, 05/17/2019

Big-shot lawyer pleads guilty in college admissions scam A big-shot Big Apple lawyer on Tuesday admitted to paying $75,000 to doctor his daughter’s ACT exam as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal. Gordon Caplan, a former co-chai...
01:51, 05/22/2019

‘Family Guy’ ribs college admissions scandal in Emmy ad campaign “Family Guy” has “earned” the right to take a tongue-in-cheek bite out of the college admissions scandal. Well, perhaps that’s debatable — but it doesn’t make the s...
00:17, 06/05/2019

Insurance executive pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Toby MacFarlane's daughter said in her college application essay that on the soccer and lacrosse fields she looked like "a boy amongst girls with my hair tied up, arms sleeveless, and blood and bruise...
16:51, 06/22/2019

TPG Says Executive Introduced Colleagues to College Admissions Scheme’s Leader William E. McGlashan Jr., who was fired after being named in the scandal, connected members of the deal team to William Singer for business discussions, but nothing came of them, the investment firm s...
19:34, 04/28/2019

Parents Plead Guilty In US College Admissions Bribery Scandal A California couple who paid $600,000 to help their children get into major universities pleaded guilty on Wednesday and agreed to cooperate with investigators, potentially leading to new charges in.....
12:51, 05/02/2019

Obama deal sent Rwandans accused of butchering Americans to Australia amid refugee swap: report The Obama administration reportedly agreed to offload three Rwandans accused of slaughtering Americans to Australia -- a previously unknown arrangement connected to a broader migrant swap between the ...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Ex-Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in U.S. college admissions scandal A former Stanford University sailing coach avoided prison on Wednesday in the first sentencing to result from the U.S. college admissions scandal after admitting he took bribes to help children of wea...
23:51, 06/12/2019

Wealthy California couple pleads guilty in college admissions scandal A California couple pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges in court for paying $600,000 in bribes to get their daughters into UCLA and USC.        ...
17:51, 05/01/2019

Ex-Stanford sailing coach faces first sentence in college admissions scandal Federal prosecutors have recommended 13 months of prison for former Stanford sailing head coach John Vandemoer. He say probation is sufficient.        ...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Prosecutors recommend 4-month sentence for Felicity Huffman in admissions scandal Prosecutors in Massachusetts recommended a four-month prison sentence for actor Felicity Huffman on Monday after she formally entered her guilty plea in a college admissions scandal, court documents i...
23:51, 05/13/2019

Blunt-smoking ‘rapper’ busted for assaulting college admissions scam dad The blunt-smoking wannabe rapper who defended his wealthy parents when they were exposed in the wide-ranging college admissions bribery scandal was busted this week for attacking his father, The Post ...
05:17, 05/24/2019

Coach pleads guilty to college admissions scam, could hurt Loughlin A former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California switched her plea to guilty Tuesday in the college admissions scam, admitting to creating fake athletic profiles for the childr...
00:34, 05/16/2019

Tearful Felicity Huffman admits role in U.S. college admissions scandal Actress Felicity Huffman tearfully pleaded guilty on Monday to paying to rig a college entrance exam for her daughter, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which wealthy parents used fraud to secure thei...
01:00, 05/14/2019

College scammer Rick Singer lied about serving on admissions committees Not only did he fabricate the credentials of college applicants — he faked his own, too. College admissions guru William “Rick” Singer was a con man so brazen that he lied under oath about serving on ...
02:34, 05/28/2019

College admissions scam mastermind reportedly told clients to lie about ethnicity Crooked college consultant William “Rick” Singer reportedly advised some of his rich white clients to pretend their kids were “minorities” in order to gain entry to elite universities. Top...
05:34, 05/19/2019

Ex-USC soccer coach and accountant plead guilty in college admissions scandal A former University of Southern California coach who took bribes to get students into the school and the accountant who made the scam look legitimate pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to racket...
22:17, 06/27/2019

Georgetown to expel student after he sues over its handling of college admissions probe Georgetown moved to dismiss Adam Semprevivo, a student whose dad pleaded guilty to paying $400,000, who is suing the school        ...
22:34, 05/15/2019

Felicity Huffman set to plead guilty in largest-ever college admissions scandal Felicity Huffman is set to plead guilty in Boston federal court on Monday to charges in the nation's largest-ever college admissions scandal.        ...
07:17, 05/13/2019

Former USC women's soccer coach pleads guilty in college admissions scandal A former University of Southern California assistant soccer coach pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit racketeering in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions scandal....
04:00, 05/15/2019

Who will play Lori Loughlin in Annapurna's TV version of the college admissions scandal? The college admissions scandal, in which a bunch of rich people—some of them famous!—simply tried to help their stupid, unathletic children with no discernible talents get into a good college, is fina...
01:17, 05/08/2019

Bruce and Davina Isackson to plead guilty in college admissions scandal A pair of wealthy California parents are expected to plead guilty to conspiracy charges for paying more than $600,000 in bribes as part of a widespread college admissions scandal....
23:34, 04/30/2019

Oral Roberts University settles U.S. claim it violated admissions incentive ban Oral Roberts University agreed to pay $303,502 to resolve allegations it illegally compensated a recruiter with a share of tuition the school received by enrolling recruited students, the U.S. Departm...
20:51, 06/05/2019

‘Kids Need a Good Start’: Readers Debate Admissions at Elite N.Y.C. Schools The drop in black and Hispanic student admissions to New York’s specialized high schools led to an impassioned discussion among readers with personal experiences at them....
23:00, 06/05/2019

Blunt-smoking son of college admissions cheats spent week in Rikers Now he can bust rhymes about the big house. The rich kid-rapper son of two Upper East Side residents who pleaded guilty in the college admission scandal spent more than a week jailed at Rikers Island ...
23:51, 06/11/2019

Actress Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in U.S. college admissions scandal Actress Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty on Monday to paying to rig a college entrance exam for her daughter, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which wealthy parents used bribery and fraud to secure th...
21:51, 05/13/2019

Lori Loughlin’s former co-star says she was 'a very driven person’ before college admissions scandal Pamela Donnelly first met Lori Loughlin on the set of “The Edge of Night” back in 1983 — and she was surprised by what she witnessed while filming the soap opera series....
13:51, 06/06/2019

UK says it does not want to increase tension with Iran Britain is not seeking to escalate the situation with Iran, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Friday, as tensions continue between London and Tehran over a seized Iranian tanker and the passage of ...
15:34, 07/12/2019

‘Culinary solidarity’: Refugee dinners combat anti-immigration sentiment, one plate at a time Across the country, supper clubs and catering companies, co-ops and cooking classes, breaking-bread dinners and culinary tours are using food as a political tool....
13:51, 06/28/2019

The Mastermind Behind The College Admissions Scandal Used To Be A Crazy Middle School Basketball Coach The members of a middle school basketball team that represented a Jewish Community Center in Omaha, Nebraska, were not expecting the 2001 season to be an auspicious one. The previous season had produc...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Former Texas men's tennis coach pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Federal authorities said Monday that Michael Center will plead guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.        ...
01:17, 05/17/2019

State Senate won’t back de Blasio plan to overhaul high school admissions Mayor Bill de Blasio’s controversial plan to scrap the single admissions test that determines entry into the city’s specialized high schools is dead this year, a key state senator said Tuesday. “The S...
14:34, 06/19/2019

Report: Rich Dickwads Are Freaking Out About More Potential College Admissions Bribery Charges Here is just an extremely satisfying paragraph, from a delightful New York Times report about Los Angeles “elites” enduring “ripples of fear” as prosecutors progress toward another round of charges ag...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Chinese family who paid $6.5 million in college admissions scandal claims they were duped The Chinese family that has been outed as paying $6.5 million to the consultant at the center of a nationwide college admissions scandal to help their daughter get into Stanford University is now clai...
16:17, 05/03/2019

Poll says majority of voters oppose de Blasio’s high school admissions plan A poll commissioned by a group opposed to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s specialized high school admissions plan found that 56 percent of respondents favored the current single-test system, the organiza...
20:17, 05/31/2019

College admissions scandal: Parents say payments to ringleader weren't bribes Defense attorneys of parents charged in the 'Varsity Blues' case say Rick Singer told parents their money would go to school programs, not bribes.        ...
05:34, 06/04/2019

Wealthy California couple expected to plead guilty in college admissions scandal A California couple is expected to plead guilty to conspiracy charges in court for paying $600,000 in bribes to get their daughters into college        ...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Third parent pleads guilty in college admissions scandal: This one paid $400K to get son into Georgetown Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying $400,000 to Rick Singer to get his son into Georgetown University, part of a nationwide scandal.        ...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Ex-Stanford coach John Vandemoer receives one day in prison for college admissions scandal Former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer will spend one day in prison, a federal judge in Boston determined Wednesday, for his role in a wide-ranging college admissions scandal....
22:51, 06/12/2019

Lori Loughlin wants a trial to clear her name in college admissions scandal, report claims Lori Loughlin wants to go to trial to preserve her reputation following the allegations against her and husband Mossimo Giannulli in the college admissions scandal, a new report claims....
18:17, 04/30/2019

Ex-Stanford sailing coach avoids prison time in college admissions scandal Stanford University's former sailing coach, who received hundreds of thousands of dollars for his program in exchange for helping prospective students get recruited to the elite school as athletes, wa...
02:00, 06/13/2019

Ex-USC soccer coach reverses course, agrees to plead guilty in college admissions scandal Ali Khosroshahin, a former women's soccer coach at USC, has agreed to plead guilty to racketeering charges for taking bribes from Rick Singer.        ...
23:17, 06/03/2019

Stanford Coach Avoids Prison in Admissions Scandal. Have Colleges Avoided Blame? The first sentencing in the scandal raised questions about culpability in the case and the role of universities, who have been described by prosecutors as victims....
05:17, 06/13/2019

Former Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in first sentence of college admissions scandal John Vandemoer is the first of the 22 defendants who have pleaded guilty in the nation's sweeping college admissions scandal to be sentenced.        ...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Former real estate president and his wife plead guilty in college admissions scam The former president of a California real estate firm and his wife pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday for using their wealth to improperly get their children into prominent universities as part...
21:17, 05/01/2019

Lori Loughlin digs in — and 7 more surprises and takeaways in college admissions scandal What we've learned so far in the historic case against wealthy parents accused of paying bribes to get their children into college.        ...
13:17, 06/10/2019

Felicity Huffman returns to court May 13 to plead guilty in college admissions scam At her next court appearance on May 13, Huffman will plead guilty to mail fraud and honest services mail fraud for her role in the college admissions scam. A judge will then set a date for sentencing...
20:51, 04/29/2019

How can I increase my laptop’s storage space? Marex has run out of space for music and graphic design work; thankfully, adding an SSD is easy I use a Dell 15-5577 laptop with 8GB of memory for music production and graphic design. The problem is t...
10:34, 05/16/2019

Corruption perceived to be on the increase in Africa Transparency International and Afrobarometer have launched a new edition of the Global Corruption Barometer - Africa. It shows that most people think that corruption is increasing and governments are ...
22:51, 07/11/2019

US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending increased 0.4% in May, a modest gain that suggests Americans remain cautious about their finances. The Commerce Department said Friday that incomes rose 0.5% and in...
14:51, 06/28/2019

The 2020 Nissan GT-R Got Another Big Price Increase Each time a new model year of the Nissan GT-R comes around, it’s a reminder that we’re all a year older, and, like the GT-R, probably haven’t grown much or significantly improved ourselves during that...
22:17, 07/08/2019

Premier League ratings on NBC increase NEW YORK (AP) — The final-day drama in England’s Premier League delivered big viewership numbers for NBC. The network and Nielsen say 2.2 million viewers tuned in for “Championship Sunday,...
23:34, 05/15/2019

China to Increase Tariffs on Certain U.S. Imports China said it would raise tariffs to as high as 25% on $60 billion worth of U.S. imports, in response to the U.S. increasing tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods....
16:34, 05/13/2019

NBC’s first-ever Indy 500 delivers 11% ratings increase NBC’s first-ever broadcast of the Indianapolis 500 showed an 11% ratings increase over last season according to NBC, Nielsen and Abode Analytics. Sunday’s race averaged a combined 5.446 mi...
09:34, 05/28/2019

Russia Says It Won't Increase Presence in Venezuela Russia said it had rotated a group of weapons specialists in Venezuela and emphasized that it didn’t intend to increase its military presence in the country....
03:34, 06/28/2019

GM investing $24M to increase pickup production The investment will include enhancements to the Fort Wayne plant's conveyors and other tooling to support the increased production. Work is expected to be completed this summer....
21:34, 05/30/2019

Couple who paid $600K to get kids into UCLA, USC pleads guilty in college admissions scandal A California couple pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges in court for paying $600,000 in bribes to get their daughters into UCLA and USC.        ...
19:51, 05/01/2019

Jumaane Williams: Admissions test plan sends message ‘your kids are too dumb to pass’ Public Advocate Jumaane Williams on Friday said the city’s push to scrap its single-test admissions system for elite high schools is like “saying your kids are too dumb to pass.” The...
23:51, 05/10/2019

Inside the Past 2 Months of Felicity Huffman's Life Amid the College Admissions Scandal Two months ago, life as she knew it changed for Felicity Huffman. It was on March 12 that the star was arrested after being named one of many defendants accused of being involved in a......
22:51, 05/13/2019

Felicity Huffman pleads guilty to paying $15,000 to rig daughter’s SAT score in college admissions scheme BOSTON (AP) — Felicity Huffman pleads guilty to paying $15,000 to rig daughter’s SAT score in college admissions scheme....
21:51, 05/13/2019

Napa vineyard owner, NYC attorney plead guilty in college admissions ACT, SAT cheating scandal Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying bribes to Rick Singer to have Mark Riddell cheat for their kids on the ACT, SAT        ...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Olivia Jade's grades, application and more documents to be placed under seal in college admissions case Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli and several other defendants in the college admissions case have agreed to an order that will keep several key documents out of the public eye.    ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Giannis says he's at '60 percent' of his potential Despite coming off a dominant MVP season in which he lead the Bucks to the Eastern Conference finals, Giannis Antetokounmpo told ESPN "there's a lot of things I can improve on."...
08:51, 07/14/2019

Here's how you can get a brand-new Galaxy S9 for only $300 (50 percent off) If that $350 refurbished Galaxy S9 from a couple of days ago seemed like a killer deal but you held off anyway for something better, that something has arrived in the form of a brand-new 2018 Samsung ...
15:17, 06/15/2019

The 77 Percent: Join the debate 77 percent of Africans are younger than 35. Those 77 percent can shape the continent's future. We join African youths as they share their stories, their dreams and their challenges. Come and join the ...
22:34, 05/28/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: The PS4 Pro for 10 percent off This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wire...
21:00, 05/09/2019

85 percent of Americans say they won’t throw this out More than eight in ten Americans consider themselves to be people who hold on to keepsakes, with 38 percent of even admitting to having kept a keepsake for over 20 years....
17:34, 06/14/2019

Weigh-in for annual NYC hot dog eating contest Eleven-time men's champion Joey Chestnut and and five time women's champion, Miki Sudo weighed-in for the annual Nathan's Famous International Fourth of July hot dog-eating contest. (Ju...
01:34, 07/04/2019

The best credit cards with no annual fee of 2019 The best credit cards with no annual fee can earn you rewards, sign-up bonuses, and cash back without costing any extra money on your part.       ...
20:34, 06/26/2019

GM goes virtual with 2019 annual meeting GM will host its 2019 annual shareholders meeting on June 4 via a live video webcast. Shareholders will not be allowed to attend the meeting in person....
18:00, 04/29/2019

Amid Venezuela exodus, UN refugee envoy Angelina Jolie visits camps on Colombian border, appeals for humanity, more support As the United Nations announced four million Venezuelans have fled their country, Angelina Jolie, a special envoy for the world body’s refugee agency, visited camps along the Colombian-Venezuelan bord...
19:17, 06/10/2019

Walmart: Tariffs will increase prices for shoppers The chief financial officer of Walmart warned more tariffs could lead to an increase in prices for shoppers.        ...
19:34, 05/16/2019

These common drugs may increase dementia risk Drugs that doctors often use in the treatment of overactive bladder, gastrointestinal conditions, and depression may increase dementia risk by almost half....
11:00, 06/25/2019

Libra cryptocurrency will increase financial inclusion The Libra Association, created in part by Facebook to launch a digital currency, is not in tension with regulatory oversight, writes Dante Disparte.       ...
01:17, 07/04/2019

Trump threatens to increase tariffs on China WASHINGTON – Pushing for a quicker outcome to trade talks with China, President Trump announced he’ll increase tariffs with the country this week. “For 10 months, China has been paying Tariffs t...
19:51, 05/05/2019

EU will seek a sharp increase of US gas imports by 2023 The European Union will seek to increase its imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States to 8 billion cubic metres per year by 2023....
13:00, 05/02/2019

Lenovo fuels the first PC sales increase in six months The PC market has been pretty gloomy of late, but global shipments went up by at least 1.5 percent after two down quarters, according to Gartner and IDC. Lenovo led the pack with a 25 percent share, f...
14:00, 07/12/2019

IRS proposes update to Form W-4 to increase accuracy The IRS has proposed an update to the Form W-4 that it says will increase its accuracy and reduce its complexity. But experts say it may prove a bit more difficult for employees to complete. The form,...
19:51, 05/31/2019

The Latest: Gas prices could increase on refinery closure PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the announcement that an East Coast oil refinery that caught fire will close (all times local): 1:30 p.m. AAA says gasoline prices may increase after the announcement...
20:51, 06/26/2019

Oro Valley residents could see water rate increase ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Residents in Oro Valley could see their water rates increase. Oro Valley council members will be voting to approve the increase Wednesday night. If it passes, everyone in the...
20:17, 05/15/2019

US weekly jobless claims increase slightly First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 215,000 in the most recent week, following the 211,000 claims reported for the prior week....
15:51, 05/30/2019

Recommended gap between smear tests could increase thanks to HPV test A more sensitive way of screening for cervical cancer will be introduced in the UK this year, and could allow women to safely wait longer between tests...
18:34, 04/28/2019

U.S. weekly jobless claims increase slightly The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits increased moderately last week, suggesting the labor market remains on solid footing even as the economy is slowing....
15:00, 05/30/2019

Did Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why really increase suicide rates? A study shows that a rise in suicide among children age 10 to 17 occurred after Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why was released, but the show may not be to blame...
20:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. measles cases increase to 25-year high Measles cases in the United States rose to 880 last week, to the highest level in 25 years, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
23:51, 05/20/2019

Trump threatens to increase tariffs on China again ​​President Trump on Thursday upped the ante on China, ​saying he’ll decide by the end of the month whether to impose tariffs ​on another​ $300 billion ​in​ Chinese imports. ​”Our talks wi...
17:34, 06/06/2019

Johnson says he is prepared to increase public borrowing Favourite to be PM is challenged over how he would invest in services and cut taxesBoris Johnson has said he would be willing to increase public borrowing to pay for infrastructure projects as he was ...
20:00, 06/30/2019

Does living alone increase mental health risk? A recent study concludes that living alone is strongly linked to poorer mental health. According to the analysis, the main driver seems to be loneliness....
19:34, 05/02/2019

TV ratings increase for second round of Democratic debate The ratings for the second round of the Democratic debate on Thursday night jumped more than 15 percent from the night before, a report said. The audience rose on all three venues — NBC, MSNBC, and Te...
02:17, 06/29/2019

Trump has referred to his Wharton degree as ‘super genius stuff.’ An admissions officer recalls it differently. The retired admissions officer, James Nolan, says he got a call on Trump’s behalf from Fred Trump Jr., Donald Trump’s older brother who also happened to be a close friend of Nolan’s....
21:17, 07/08/2019

College admissions scandal: Harvard fires coach who sold home to athlete's father The head fencing coach received nearly double the assessed value on his home when he sold it to a future athlete's father.        ...
02:51, 07/10/2019

Prosecutors recommend Felicity Huffman receive 4 months in prison for her part in the college admissions scandal Actress Felicity Huffman appeared in federal court in Boston on Monday afternoon to plead guilty in the college admissions scandal. Prosecutors recommended Huffman receive a four-month prison sentence...
22:51, 05/13/2019

Felicity Huffman's daughter graduates high school amid college admissions scandal Sophia Grace, 18, graduated from the Los Angeles High School of the Arts Monday and her proud parents were on hand to celebrate the milestone.        ...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Rubberneckers, rejoice: Gangster Capitalism covers the celebrity college admissions scandal in unflattering detail Adulting, the latest comedy podcast premiere from WNYC Studios, allows listeners to explore the difficulties of growing up while laughing your ass off along the way. Recorded live at Union Hall in Bro...
20:17, 06/03/2019

Diversity Fail: Admissions Statistics Show That More Than 90% Of Harvard’s Incoming Freshman Class Is Made Up Of Nerds Harvard has made small strides on some measures of diversity in recent years, but there are still certain arenas in which the university is sorely lacking. Case in point: Admissions statistics reveal ...
12:00, 05/02/2019

UniCredit profits up 25 percent, best 1Q in a decade Italy's largest bank by assets, UniCredit, posted its best quarter in a decade, with a 25% boost in first-quarter profits as the bank pushes ahead with a reorganization plan that includes deep cost-cu...
11:51, 05/09/2019

CBOE First-Half 2010 ADV Up 7 Percent CHICAGO, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that average daily volume (ADV) year to date through June 2010 was 4.9 million contracts, up seven percent from...
07:34, 05/02/2019

U.S. TVA to cut carbon emission by 70 percent by end of next decade: CEO The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) expects to reduce carbon emissions at the U.S.-owned power generator by 70 percent from 2005 levels by the end of the next decade, the company's chief executive of...
02:34, 06/01/2019

Packers profit drops 98 percent to $724,000 GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Green Bay Packers reported a profit of just $724,000 in their latest fiscal year, which included their second straight season without a playoff appearance, a large contract exten...
18:00, 07/13/2019

The Old Guard performs the annual 'Flags In' for Memorial Day Army soldiers with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment — commonly referred to as The Old Guard — perform their annual tradition of ‘Flags In’ by marking each tombstone at Arlington National Cemetery with a...
21:17, 05/26/2019

Lawmakers at bat for annual charity baseball game WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are stepping up to the plate for the annual Congressional Baseball Game, a summer tradition that raises money for charity. Members of Congress square off in a rivalry that ...
04:17, 06/27/2019

Record Turnout For Annual Heart Walk LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – It was a record breaking Heart Walk for the American Heart Association at Keeneland Saturday morning. The annual Central Kentucky walk raises money for the association&...
02:51, 05/12/2019

Hundreds of orcas hold an annual meeting and now we may know why We may now know why Orcas mysteriously meet near Australian every year. Underwater canyons funnel squid to the area making it a perfect feasting spot...
15:17, 06/24/2019

Watch Boeing's annual shareholder meeting Boeing is hosting its annual meeting in Chicago. Shareholders are likely eager to hear more about the grounding of its 737 Max aircraft and the impact on its future business....
17:34, 04/29/2019

GM gets mixed reactions for first virtual annual meeting GM's roughly hourlong annual meeting was praised for allowing easier access for shareholders to attend, but condemned as cowardice and depriving shareholders of in-person contact with board members....
19:34, 06/04/2019

Workers celebrate annual “May Day” at Armory Park TUCSON – The annual May Day “International Workers’ Day” Celebration was held at Armory Park on Wednesday, May 1.  The event helps celebrate what organized labor and unions have done for the wor...
13:00, 05/02/2019

4th Annual Juneteenth Celebration Held In Lexington LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – On Saturday people gathered in Lexington for the annual Juneteenth celebration. Organizers say it’s about remembering the past, and also building a stronger commu...
05:17, 06/23/2019

MLB Blaming Its Own Players For Not Being More Popular Is Now An Annual Event Remember last year, during the All-Star break, when commissioner Rob Manfred responded to questions about MLB’s struggles to promote the historically great Mike Trout by shifting blame onto Trout hims...
09:00, 07/10/2019

Broadway Breaks Annual Box-Office Record The Broadway theater boom continues as shows set a new annual box-office record, with a combined gross of $1.83 billion in the 2018-19 season, or a more than 10% increase over the prior season....
14:51, 05/29/2019

Create an Annual Father's Day Gift Tradition I would argue that buying a Father’s Day gift is more challenging than buying a Mother’s Day gift. Gifts to show Mom she’s appreciated are pretty standard and welcome every year: jewelry, flowers, a p...
23:34, 06/13/2019

TPD honors 8 fallen officers with annual ceremony TUCSON – Erik Hite, Patrick K. Hardestry, Jeffrey H. Ross, James A. Smith, Barry Headricks, Robert V. Cummins, William Katzenstein and William Elliot – these are the names of the eight Tuc...
23:34, 05/08/2019

Avast top boss to receive annual salary of $1 Cyber security company Avast Plc said on Tuesday its new Chief Executive Officer Ondrej Vlcek will indefinitely waive his annual salary and bonus, and instead receive a $1 for his yearly pay....
17:51, 07/02/2019

46th annual Memorial Day Service at Evergreen TUCSON – The 46th annual Memorial Day service held at Evergreen Cemetery took Monday morning to pay tribute to all the brave men and women who fought for our freedom. “There’s over 8...
22:51, 05/27/2019

China says it will take ‘necessary countermeasures’ after U.S. tariff increase but gives no details of retaliation BEIJING (AP) — China says it will take ‘necessary countermeasures’ after U.S. tariff increase but gives no details of retaliation....
07:34, 05/10/2019

How to increase virtual disk size when running Windows 10 in a VM Newer versions of Windows 10 require larger amounts of free space for installation. Here's how to expand your Windows 10 virtual machine disks to prepare for your upgrade....
14:34, 05/01/2019

Will Increase ''Information-Sharing'' With Indian Forces: US General The Pentagon will prioritise increasing "interoperability and information-sharing capabilities" with the Indian Armed Forces, a top American General told lawmakers....
06:51, 07/12/2019

OAS seeks to increase pressure on Venezuela's Maduro at meeting Latin American leaders will seek to increase pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and further isolate the embattled leader when the Organization of American States (OAS) begins two days of ...
17:17, 06/27/2019

Blu Smart To Increase Mahindra eVerito Fleet To 500 Cars Blu Smart, India's first all-electric taxi service, plans to add 500 Mahindra eVerito electric sedans by April 2020. The start-up has flagged off the first 70 Mahindra eVerito across Delhi, Gurugram,....
15:00, 06/04/2019

U.S. aims to cut dialysis in centers, increase transplants by 2025 The Trump administration plans to change the way it pays for kidney disease treatments to favor lower cost care at home and transplants over the current standard, dialysis clinics, top health official...
19:17, 07/10/2019

Amazon asked some advertisers to increase spend on Prime Day by at least 100% Amazon Prime Day 2019 is an opportunity for Amazon to push companies to spend more on ads, some experts told CNBC. Amazon made $2.72 billion in its "other" segment in the first-quarter of this year, c...
17:34, 07/15/2019

Peanut Immunotherapy May Actually Increase Your Risk of Serious Allergic Reactions A promising therapy for certain food allergies may be riskier than hoped, according to a new review. It found that patients with a peanut allergy given oral immunotherapy—a treatment that exposes them...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Delegation members ask Army to increase training at site PHOENIX (AP) — Members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are asking the U.S. Army to use a National Guard facility in Pinal County to meet a growing demand for training pilots who will fly U...
19:34, 06/12/2019

Trump threatens to 'substantially' increase sanctions on Iran President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions on Iran would be increased "substantially" soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an emergency meeting at Washington's request to weigh ...
23:00, 07/10/2019

German media report increase in EU asylum applications The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. About 206,500 applications were submitted during the first four months of 2019, compared with 179,000 in 2019, according to the European Asy...
05:17, 06/11/2019

Salary increase for Congress? House leaders look to end own pay freeze WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of senior House lawmakers, frustrated by a decade of frozen congressional salaries, are quietly exploring whether to accept an annual pay raise that they’ve shunned s...
22:51, 05/09/2019

New Organization Aims to Increase Visibility for the LGBTQ+ in Motorsport Motorsport isn’t known for being the most diverse and inclusive thing in the world, and visibility for minorities has always needed more work. Racing Pride, an organization dedicated to promote LGBTQ+...
00:00, 06/07/2019

Risk for Dementia May Increase With Long-Term Use of Certain Medicines Here’s what research suggests about a class of drugs called anticholinergics, which treat a wide range of ailments, from depression to bladder issues....
23:17, 06/25/2019

How Trump’s Mexico Tariffs Could Backfire and Increase Immigration President Donald Trump wants to slap tariffs on Mexico if it doesn’t slow migration to the United States, but experts on trade and Latin America warn that the measures could end up driving even ...
00:00, 06/05/2019

Global Stocks Rebound as Tariff Increase Comes Into Force Global stocks rallied in the wake of Washington’s decision to impose higher tariffs on China, and Beijing’s promise to retaliate, as investors pinned hopes on the continuing dialogue between the two n...
11:34, 05/10/2019

U.S. records 75 new measles cases, 9.8% increase, as outbreak grows The United States recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the last week, totaling 839 cases in the country's worst outbreak of the virus since 1994, federal health officials said on Monday....
19:00, 05/13/2019

Leading players want Wimbledon to increase prize money despite £38m pot • Players seeking bigger proportion of tournament revenue• Federer among those calling for lower tiers to get more fundsWimbledon may have to increase its prize money significantly and change the way ...
17:51, 06/27/2019

CBOE Holdings Announces 20% Increase In Quarterly Dividend CHICAGO, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors has raised the company's quarterly dividend to $0.18 per share from $0.15 per shar...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Just a small increase in precipitation could cause widespread road outages According to new computer simulations, it doesn't require an uptick in major downpours to cause flooding capable of knocking out large road networks....
02:34, 05/16/2019

Prices for Mexican tomatoes expected to increase 40% to 85% with new tariff The U.S. will impose a 17.5% tariff on imported Mexican tomatoes, a move that experts say may lead to shortages and price hikes.        ...
04:17, 05/08/2019

New tariff relief for farmers could increase backup of unsellable soy Agricultural economists fear the Trump administration's new tariff relief program will encourage farmers to plant more soybeans this spring that cannot be sold....
02:51, 05/25/2019

Iranian president says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment ‘as much as we want’ The country has repeatedly threatened to increase enrichment beyond the level allowed under the 2015 nuclear deal unless it receives some relief from U.S. sanctions....
02:00, 07/04/2019

Jeremy Hunt: Military spending must increase 'decisively' Jeremy Hunt has signalled he wants military spending to increase "decisively" to counter new threats as he waded into the defence brief in a move many will see as a leadership pitch....
00:00, 05/14/2019

Budget Gives First-Time Homeowners Rs 1.5 Lakh Increase In Tax Deduction The deduction, which now stands at a total of Rs 3.5 lakh, is applicable to loans sanctioned during the current fiscal year and for home worth up to Rs 45 lakh...
17:34, 07/05/2019

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don’t increase emissions BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials say the Trump administration’s decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of gree...
23:51, 05/22/2019

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don't increase emissions Federal officials say the Trump administration's decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses....
01:17, 05/23/2019

E-cigarette use, flavors may increase cardiovascular disease risk E-cigarettes are largely considered safer than traditional cigarettes, but a new study suggests use of the devices -- as well as the flavors, regardless of nicotine content -- may pose a new risk for ...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Poor diet may increase risk for preventable cancers More than 80,000, or 5.2 percent, of invasive cancers diagnosed in the United States in 2015 may have been linked to diet-related causes, according to a new study....
23:51, 05/22/2019

Here’s how Trump’s trade war with China might increase the price of the iPhone The stock market has been particularly volatile as of late, which shouldn’t come as much of a surprise given Donald Trump’s penchant for making threats on Twitter about increasing import t...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Warming Arctic to blame for increase in extreme weather New models suggest a warming Arctic is influencing the behavior of the jet stream and encouraging extreme weather events in the Northern Hemisphere, including cold spells in the winter and heatwaves i...
00:51, 05/30/2019

‘Not guilty’: Lori Loughlin, Canadian David Sidoo among parents formally entering plea in admissions scandal The college admissions scandal has seen 19 people face additional charges of conspiracy to commit fraud and money laundering in connection with the scheme....
16:17, 05/01/2019

White House to unveil sweeping overhaul of immigration system, including merit-based admissions, officials say The White House is set to unveil a sweeping new plan that would radically transform the makeup of immigrants in the United States, ending the visa lottery program and implementing a comprehensive meri...
23:17, 05/15/2019

Former Stanford sailing coach, the 1st person sentenced in the college admissions bribery scheme, avoids prison time BOSTON (AP) — Former Stanford sailing coach, the 1st person sentenced in the college admissions bribery scheme, avoids prison time....
21:51, 06/12/2019

Paradox exec: Steam’s 30 percent fee is “outrageous” (credit: Aurich Lawson) Paradox Interactive (Cities: Skylines, Surviving Mars) seems to be getting fed up with the "standard" 30 percent fee on sales charged by Steam and many other game platforms. ...
23:17, 07/01/2019

New methods reduce antibiotic use by 30 percent, study says Half of the 10 million antibiotic prescriptions written by doctors in ERs go to people with viral infections, which are unresponsive to antibiotics. Researchers say they have new ways to avoid these u...
02:17, 06/20/2019

Study: Catheters cause 25 percent of hospital infections Objects like catheters, needles and other indwelling devices are responsible for roughly one-quarter of the infection problems in hospitals, according to a new study....
00:17, 07/02/2019

GoDaddy revenue rises 12.1 percent in first quarter GoDaddy Inc reported first-quarter revenue on Thursday that rose 12.1 percent, as the web hosting company added more customers and earned more on average from each of its users....
22:34, 05/02/2019

This might be your last chance to get the big-battery Moto E4 Plus at a 50 percent discount The Moto E4 Plus is far from Motorola's latest budget-friendly trooper, but even though the newer and arguably better Moto G7, G7 Power, and G7 Play have been repeatedly discounted of late, this modes...
10:17, 06/18/2019

Pinterest slumps 17 percent after weak forecast Pinterest shares slumped as much as 17 percent on Friday after the online scrapbook company’s disappointing annual forecast shook investors’ faith in its ability to turn in a profit soon. The fall in ...
16:17, 05/17/2019

State oil ADNOC sells 35 percent in refining to Eni, OMV ADNOC sold a 20 percent state in its refinery operations to Italy's Eni and 15 percent to OMV, from Austria in one of the biggest refinery transactions ever....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Graffiti complaints up more than 50 percent in de Blasio’s New York Graffiti, the scourge that former Police Commissioner Bill Bratton once described as the “first sign of urban decay,” has exploded in New York City in the last five years....
04:34, 06/30/2019

Report: U.S. economy grows 3.2 percent, best in 6 years The growth of the U.S. economy in the first quarter beat analyst predictions and recorded its best performance in six years, according to government figures released Friday....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Consumer price index increases 0.1 percent The nation's consumer price index inched up 0.1 percent in May on a seasonally adjusted basis, slowing from April when it rose 0.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday....
16:34, 06/12/2019

Activist hacking declined 95 percent since 2015 Have you noticed a conspicuous absence of hacktivist attacks lately? You're not the only one. IBM's X-Force has published data showing that activist hacks dropped 95 percent since 2015, fa...
23:00, 05/18/2019

A new tool detects deepfakes with 96 percent accuracy A new tool developed by researchers from the USC Information Sciences Institute (USC ISI) may prove to be a major help in the ongoing war against deepfakes. The tool focuses on subtle face and head mo...
04:51, 06/22/2019

Wholesale prices edge up 0.2 percent in April WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale prices edged up 0.2% in April, driven higher by a big jump in energy costs. The Labor Department says the increase in its producer price index, which measures inflatio...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Disease to cut China pig meat output by at least 10 percent: FAO An African Swine Fever outbreak is expected to cut China's pig meat output by at least 10 percent in 2019 and present opportunities for producers elsewhere, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Or...
17:17, 05/09/2019

U.S. economy 1st quarter growth adjusted down to 3.1 percent The economy grew at a slightly slower rate in the first quarter than first reported, with the Bureau of Economic Analysis saying the real gross domestic product expanded by 3.1 percent instead of 3.2 ...
21:17, 05/30/2019

Trump says trade deal with China was 95 percent done President Trump said Monday that a trade deal with China was “95 percent” complete before Chinese officials pulled the plug, prompting him to double down on his trade war with the world’s second-large...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Bitcoin jumps as much as 6 percent to new six-month high Bitcoin jumped to a new six-month high on Friday in a move that traders said was the result of technical forces, with no immediate news catalysts sending the cryptocurrency higher....
13:51, 05/03/2019

India PC Market Shrinks 8 Percent in Q1, HP Leads: IDC With a market share of 28.1 percent in the first quarter of 2019, HP maintained its leadership position in the Indian personal computing (PC) market, IDC said...
02:51, 05/24/2019

Egypt hikes fuel prices by up to 22 percent Egypt has hiked up fuel and cooking gas prices, in further austerity measures designed to overhaul the country’s ailing economy, but inflicting a heavy cost on the poor and the middle class...
13:17, 07/05/2019

Some Tesla stations now limit Supercharging to 80 percent Tesla has started putting a limit on some Supercharger stations in an effort to reduce wait times. In an employee memo seen by Electrek, the automaker said it has released a feature that will limit cu...
18:51, 05/25/2019

Wimbledon prize money rises 11.8 percent Wimbledon prize money will total 38 million pounds ($49 million) for this year's championships, a rise of 11.8 percent, the All England Club announced on Tuesday....
16:00, 04/30/2019

John Hegarty: 90 percent of content is crap Emma Harman, Managing Director EMEA for Whaler, a company that connects businesses to creators; and John Hegarty, founder of Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH), a creative agency, talked about how technology ...
21:00, 05/09/2019

25th Annual Mayfest Held In Downtown Lexington LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The 25th Annual Mayfest Arts Fair took place in downtown Lexington this weekend. The festival at Gratz Park features local vendors, musicians, dancers, food and activit...
07:34, 05/13/2019

Tohono Chul’s fourth annual Adopt-A-Bee campaign TUCSON – Ever been interested in adopting a unique pet? Now is your chance, during Tohono Chul’s Adopt-A-Bee campaign. The campaign was created to increase awareness of various native bee ...
09:34, 06/12/2019

Tucson Estates holds annual Memorial Day Parade TUCSON – The annual Memorial Day Parade at Tucson Estates was held on Monday, May 27. The parade was put on by the American Legion, American Veterans Post, and Tucson Estates Property Owners Ass...
13:34, 05/28/2019

Nitrate in tap water may cause 12,500 annual cancer cases, study says Nitrate pollution has polluted drinking water around the United States, which may lead to more than 12,500 cases of cancer each year, a new study says....
05:51, 06/12/2019

NHL hands out its trophies at annual Awards Show in Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — The biggest names in hockey are at the Mandalay Bay Events Center for the annual NHL Awards show. The NHL hands out its regular-season trophies Wednesday night at a star-studded event...
02:51, 06/20/2019

Tucson teen wins $500 during annual golf tournament TUCSON – Dozens of aspiring young golfers hit the green this week to compete in the Tucson City Junior Championship Golf Tournament. One of the golfers, David Guerrero, was also awarded the Mich...
06:51, 05/31/2019

Google expected to show off new hardware, AI at annual event SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google CEO Sundar Pichai is expected to showcase much-anticipated updates to the company’s hardware lines and artificial intelligence Tuesday during his keynote at the compa...
08:51, 05/07/2019

The second annual By The People festival aims to be bigger, better and barge-ier An art barge on the Anacostia and a highbrow video installation in a hotel are just two examples of how Halcyon's festival is bringing art and civic dialogue to every corner of D.C....
04:17, 06/18/2019

The WWDC Liveblog: All the OS details from Apple’s annual keynote Enlarge / Neon emoji and animoji images accompanied the invites to press. (credit: Apple) Liveblog starts in: View Liveblog At 10am PDT (1pm EDT, 5pm GMT) on Monday, June 3, 2018, Apple will hos...
15:17, 06/02/2019

ABC silences Speechless, as the annual TV cancellation bloodbath begins It’s that time of year yet again, folks: Bloodbath Day, a.k.a. the annual holiday that sees the major TV networks take a grisly axe to all your favorite mid-tier shows, in advance of rolling out their...
07:34, 05/11/2019

The first annual FantasyWood Festival aims to enchant and engage Over Memorial Day weekend, Merriweather Park will be filled with fairies, unicorns, mermaids and monsters. Accept The Quest, and you can become part of the story, too....
02:17, 05/22/2019

Illinois proposes $1K annual registration fee for electric cars Owners of all-electric vehicles in Illinois may get a huge shock to the wallet — thanks to a proposed $1,000 annual registration fee. The proposed hike is more than 57 times the current yearly fee of ...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Cuba cancels annual ‘Conga Against Homophobia’ parade Cuban activists denounced the government’s decision to cancel this year’s gay rights parade, with some speculating the decision was made due to rising political hostility from the Trump administration...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Eva Kor, survivor of Mengele, dies during annual trip to Auschwitz Forgiveness advocate who dedicated her life to Holocaust awareness testified in 2015 trial of SS officer Oskar GroeningEva Mozes Kor, a survivor of Auschwitz and the death camp’s infamous doctor Josef...
06:01, 07/06/2019

Rome to host new annual multidisciplinary motorsport event SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Rome will host the inaugural edition of a multidisciplinary motorsport event in November, with drivers competing for their country rather than individual recognition. The FIA...
19:34, 06/28/2019

What's the average annual income after taxes in every state? 24/7 Wall St. analyzed IRS data to calculate average incomes after taxes. Taxes reduced incomes by as much as 33.6%, depending on the state.        ...
17:17, 06/01/2019

Soccer-playing robots take the field in annual competition These soccer stars are very dependable — if not a little robotic — on the field. The 2019 RoboCup, the world’s largest annual robotics competition, kicked off Thursday in Australia with robot teams fr...
00:34, 07/05/2019

Met Gala goes ‘camp’ for the annual A-list fashion parade NEW YORK (AP) — The worlds of fashion, film, music and sports converge at the massive Met Gala on Monday night and will show off “camp” as this year’s theme. Lady Gaga, Serena Willia...
20:51, 05/06/2019

Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting: DealBook Briefing Tens of thousands of shareholders will attend the annual meeting of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. DealBook will be here providing analysis through it all....
14:34, 05/04/2019

Meet ‘Mr. Earth Day,’ the Man Who Helped Organize the Annual Observance Nearly 50 years after 20 million Americans participated in the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, more than 190 countries mark the annual day for raising awareness of environmental causes. And the sta...
18:51, 04/28/2019

31st Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference U.S. CHICAGO, IL, November 10, 2014 – The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) will host the 31st Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC), from March 4 through 6, 2015...
22:34, 05/01/2019

Most Canadians can’t disconnect from their smartphones, annual survey finds At least 46 per cent of Canadians are using their mobile devices in the bathroom, according to the Canadian Internet Registration Authority's survey....
23:34, 07/11/2019

Medicare's annual health checkup: 5 things you need to know The annual Medicare Trustees Report, at 249 pages, makes for a long read, but here's the lowdown on how Medicare is doing.        ...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Berkshire Lieutenants Step Into Spotlight at Annual Meeting Ajit Jain and Greg Abel, the two men most likely to succeed Warren Buffett as chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, discussed the conglomerate’s business operations at the company’s annual meeting, i...
02:00, 05/05/2019

Exposure to common virus may increase risk for type 1 diabetes Researchers say there may be triggers to the genetically linked type 1 diabetes, finding in a recent study that coxsackievirus may be one of those triggers....
23:51, 05/22/2019

U.S. stock futures slip after tariff increase takes effect U.S. stock futures fell and Asian shares pared gains on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff increase on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect, ratcheting up tensions between th...
07:17, 05/10/2019

Researchers say there’s a simple way to reduce suicides: Increase the minimum wage “Deaths of despair” can be reduced by increasing wages and tax credits for low-income Americans, according to new research from a team at the University of California at Berkeley....
03:00, 05/04/2019

JP Nadda Reviews BJP Membership Drive, Eyes 20 Per Cent Increase BJP working president JP Nadda on Monday held a meeting to review the preparations for the party's five-week countrywide membership drive that will begin on July 6....
11:17, 07/02/2019

Delays to Brazil's Pension Overhaul Increase Economic Concerns Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s slow-moving effort to get a pension overhaul approved in Congress has left the country’s already struggling economy in limbo as businesses, consumers and markets w...
20:34, 05/08/2019

Consuming Too Much Energy Drink May Increase The Risk Of Heart Abnormalities Energy drinks may get you all pepped up; however, having them too much may increase your blood pressure levels and the risk of electrical disturbances in the heart, finds a recent study....
22:17, 05/29/2019

CNG Price Hiked In Delhi, Seventh Increase Since April 2018 The increase in adjoining Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad was Re 1 per kg to Rs 52.95. CNG rates in Rewari, Gurugram and Karnal in Haryana have been raised by 95 paise....
15:51, 07/03/2019

Contraceptive injections do not increase risk of contracting HIV, study finds Research also finds scale of crisis among African women higher than expectedA landmark study has ended 30 years of anxiety that hormonal contraceptive injections may increase women’s chances of infect...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Pakistan beat New Zealand to increase World Cup pressure on England • New Zealand 237-6; Pakistan 241-4; Pakistan win by six wickets• Babar Azam scores century in successful run chasePakistan are making a late surge in the direction of the World Cup’s semi‑final spots...
22:34, 06/26/2019

Petrol prices skyrocket in second-worst monthly increase since 2000 News 3 May, 2019 Petrol and diesel prices both on the rise as a result of higher wholesale costs driven by reduced global oil production...
13:51, 05/03/2019

Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for U.S. shoppers Walmart Inc said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will go up due to higher tariffs on goods from China as the world's largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quart...
18:17, 05/16/2019

New Study Shreds the Idea That Undocumented Immigrants Increase Crime We’ve long known that President Donald Trump’s talking point of undocumented immigrants causing a surge of crime in their U.S. communities is baseless. However, a new analysis from the Marshall Projec...
18:34, 05/13/2019

Ky. Public Service Commission Denies Atmos Gas Rate Increase FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Public Service Commission has denied a request by Atmos Energy to increase residential natural gas rates for about 177,000 customers in central and western parts of ...
11:51, 05/08/2019

Recession Fears Grow in Europe and E.C.B. Signals Increase in Stimulus Mario Draghi, the central bank’s president, said “additional stimulus will be required” unless the economy improves. Action could come as early as July....
14:34, 06/18/2019

ICE will increase family deportations, according to acting director Mark Morgan Mark Morgan said that Immigration and Customs Enforcement will prioritize undocumented criminals, but no illegal immigrants should be exempt.        ...
07:51, 06/05/2019

Federal minimum wage sets record with no increase since 2009 Baseline wage has remained unchanged at $7.25 an hourInflation has raised cost of living by 18% since last raiseThe US federal minimum wage has gone a record length of time without an increase, with t...
20:34, 06/16/2019

Gaza blockade causes ‘near ten-fold increase’ in food dependency, says UN agency At a time when Muslims globally are observing the holy month of Ramadan, more than half the population in Gaza depends on the international community for food aid, the director of the United Nations R...
19:51, 05/13/2019

LTA eager to work with Andy Murray to increase tennis participation • Governing body in regular contact with Murray brothers• Concerns not enough is being done to build on the Scot’s legacyThe chief executive of the Lawn Tennis Association has insisted that British te...
17:34, 06/30/2019

Afghans Supported by U.S. Repel Taliban to Increase Leverage in Talks Afghans supported by U.S. forces push back against the Taliban in a small farming district to help increase leverage in the Doha peace talks. But it’s unclear what the Kabul government will do to keep...
23:17, 06/24/2019

India, China Behind Increase In Global Alcohol Consumption: Study The world consumed ten percent more alcohol per adult in 2017 than in 1990, due in large part to heavier and more widespread drinking in China and India, researchers said Wednesday....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Increase Retirement Age In Phased Manner, Suggests Economic Survey The Economic Survey 2019 has suggested an increase in retirement age in a phased manner, in view of the changing demography in the country. While India has a burgeoning younger population, the balance...
13:00, 07/04/2019

Experiments show dramatic increase in solar cell output In any conventional silicon-based solar cell, there is an absolute limit on overall efficiency, based partly on the fact that each photon of light can only knock loose a single electron, even if that ...
23:00, 07/03/2019

HMRC pushes steep VAT increase for new solar-battery systems Treasury proposes rise from 5% to 20%, while the tax on coal will stay at lower rateHomes hoping to shrink their carbon footprints by installing a solar-battery system face a steep VAT increase from O...
20:34, 06/24/2019

Google warns banning Huawei could increase security risks According to a Financial Times report, Google execs are concerned that banning Huawei could lead to increased security risks. Sources warn that if Huawei is not allowed access to Android updates, it c...
18:17, 06/07/2019

Rwanda's rhino population grows, tourists expected to increase Rhino keepers who successfully delivered five endangered black rhinos to Rwanda spent months hugging and coddling them inside their transport boxes to prepare them for the journey, a rhino handler tol...
20:51, 06/25/2019

Ford cutting 12,000 jobs in Europe in effort to increase profits The job losses amount to about a fifth of Ford’s work force in Europe and are part of a broad restructuring that includes the previously announced closure of six plants....
17:51, 06/27/2019

London police increase patrols after four people killed in as many days The murders of at least five people in just as many days have triggered a massive investigation by London police and an increase of patrol across the British capital....
17:00, 06/17/2019

Huawei ban prompts Apple to slightly increase iPhone production According to a new research report from Cowen, Apple recently told its manufacturing partners to moderately increase iPhone production on account of the recent Huawei ban ushered in by the Trump admin...
06:34, 06/28/2019

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

The Latest: Tenn. police increase death toll at 2 homes to 7 The Latest on the deaths of multiple victims at two homes in rural Tennessee (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Authorities say the death toll at two homes in rural Tennessee has now reached six....
02:00, 04/29/2019

Pfizer Raises Earnings Projections on Biopharma Sales Increase Pfizer raised its full-year earnings projections as the company reported a better-than-expected first-quarter performance, primarily from sales in its biopharmaceutical business....
14:51, 04/30/2019

McSally: 44% increase in sexual assault shows military commanders must do more Unit commanders need to be held responsible for making sure sexual assault cases are processed properly, Sen. Martha McSally said in response to a Pentagon report that found sexual assaults on active-...
04:17, 05/03/2019

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members already there, officials said Friday....
18:51, 05/24/2019

US tariff increase on $200B of Chinese imports takes effect BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump’s increased tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports are taking effect, heightening tensions with Beijing. At 12:01 a.m. Eastern time Friday, the Trump ad...
07:34, 05/10/2019

Beto O’Rourke releases plan to increase voter participation The former congressman and Democratic presidential candidate also hopes it will protect U.S. elections from interference and rebuild confidence in government....
17:34, 06/05/2019

How to Easily Increase Your Chance of Winning The 'Top Prize' With Lottery Scratchers Scratchers have always been a thing I’ve enjoyed buying. I’ll occasionally grab a fun-looking $1 or $2 scratcher from the vending machine at the grocery store as I’m on my way out, or buy one of those...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Germany sees big increase in anti-Semitic acts of violence BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s domestic intelligence agency says the number of anti-Semitic acts of violence rose sharply last year alongside a further increase in those identified as far-right extremi...
16:51, 06/27/2019

Calls increase for Democrats to face climate change in Miami MIAMI (AP) — Rising sea levels could threaten the very existence of Miami and much of the rest of south Florida, and Democrats are facing calls to confront climate change squarely during this weekR...
18:34, 06/25/2019

'That could have been me': 13-year-old on Guatemalan teen refugee who died in US custody We can debate asylum laws, but not whether to treat sick kids or separate families. We have to really take of refugees under under US government care.        ...
11:34, 05/24/2019

Expat, Immigrant, Migrant, Refugee: Why ‘This Land Is Our Land’ No Matter the Label In his new book, Suketu Mehta, who came to the United States from India as a child, delivers a deeply felt corrective to the public rhetoric on immigrants — who they are and why they come....
21:51, 06/04/2019

The rise of Rick Singer: How the mastermind of college admissions scandal built an empire on lies, exploited a broken system By the time Rick Singer began bribing college coaches and test proctors, he had been lying about his own resume and business dealings for years.        ...
22:34, 06/19/2019

Inside Rick Singer's college admissions network: An ex-con half brother, a Welsh soccer team and a former NFL owner As investigators unravel the assets of a $25 million college bribery scheme, one name keeps popping up: Clifford Farrell Singer.        ...
22:17, 05/02/2019

UN refugee agency ‘deeply shocked’ at stabbing death of ‘deeply courageous’ Polish mayor The Mayor of the historic port city of Gdansk in Poland, has died in hospital after being stabbed at a televised charity event on Sunday, prompting the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, to issue a statement o...
19:51, 04/28/2019

TMX Group reports 3 percent fall in first-quarter profit TMX Group Ltd, owner of the Toronto Stock Exchange, reported a 3 percent drop in quarterly profit on Thursday, hurt by slower capital formation business....
02:34, 05/10/2019

61 percent of Americans oppose impeaching Trump: poll Nearly 70 percent of American voters believe a sitting president should be able to be charged criminally, but 61 percent oppose Congress beginning the process to impeach President Trump, a new survey ...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Scientists on the verge of creating 100 percent recyclable plastic We’re surrounded by plastics for much of our lives. Plastics are cheap and easy to make, they’re often incredibly durable and they last just about forever. Unfortunately, those upsides are also terrib...
18:17, 05/08/2019

Dominican Republic tourism has dropped more than 74 percent: study Tourism to the Dominican Republic has taken a massive hit as the embattled Caribbean nation grapples with an onslaught of reports revealing American tourists are dying and falling sick there in droves...
19:34, 06/26/2019

French Lawmakers Approve 3 Percent Tax on Online Giants France's lower house of parliament approved Thursday a small, pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook - and the French government hopes other countries will follow suit....
00:00, 07/05/2019

US added 224,000 jobs in June, unemployment ticks up to 3.7 percent US job growth rebounded strongly in June, but moderate wage gains and mounting evidence that the economy was slowing sharply could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this month....
15:34, 07/05/2019

Reports of Sexual Assault in the Military Soar by 50 Percent to More Than 20,000 Fueled by a significant increase in attacks on women in the military ages 17-24, reports of sexual assault in the military soared by 50 percent in 2018 from the same period two years before, according...
16:17, 05/03/2019

Beyond Meat stock drops 25 percent after analyst’s comment Beyond Meat lost some of its sizzle after a Wall Street analyst said the veggie-burger maker’s surging stock price has finally gotten ahead of itself. The company’s shares — which as of Monday had sur...
01:00, 06/12/2019

DHS predicts up to 25 percent drop in migrant apprehensions at border WASHINGTON — Border Patrol agents are on track to apprehend up to 25 percent fewer undocumented immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in June compared to May, acting Department of Homeland Securi...
23:51, 06/28/2019

Global marijuana use rose by 60 percent over the past decade More people than ever are smoking weed around the world. But how can we decide whether to condemn or support the devil's lettuce when our own governments can't seem to figure it out?...
17:17, 06/26/2019

Homeless population increases by 12 percent in Los Angeles County The number of homeless people in California's Los Angeles County increased to nearly 60,000 despite a multi-million dollar investment aimed at ending homelessness....
05:00, 06/05/2019

News Corp quarterly revenue rises 17.4 percent Wall Street Journal-owner News Corp reported a 17.4 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Thursday, driven by higher sales in its book publishing business....
23:34, 05/09/2019

In the N.B.A. Lottery, the Knicks Will Take Their 14 Percent Shot at Zion Williamson Under the previous lottery system, the Knicks — by finishing with the league’s worst record — would have had a 25 percent chance at getting the Duke star....
08:00, 05/14/2019