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Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting

Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an education program it started a yea...

Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting

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Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart leaders at annual shareholders meeting Sen. Bernie Sanders will come face-to-face with Walmart's corporate leadership during the retail giant's annual shareholders meeting in Arkansas on Wednesday, where he is slated to introduce an employ...
14:34, 06/05/2019

Berkshire Hathaway shareholders learn what it's like to fly a plane ahead of annual meeting Berkshire Hathaway shareholders got something they had never seen experienced before ahead of the conglomerate's annual meeting: the chance to fly a fighter jet, virtually speaking....
21:17, 05/06/2019

Walmart workers invited a special guest to crash the company’s annual meeting: Bernie Sanders The presidential candidate, who has repeatedly called on Walmart to improve its working conditions, will introduce a shareholders’ proposal that would give hourly workers a seat on the company’s board...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Walmart Expands Next-Day Delivery Walmart will offer free next-day delivery to more U.S. homes, seeking to boost shipping speeds after rival Amazon.com said it plans to invest $800 million to expand one-day delivery....
09:17, 05/14/2019

UA Mobile Health Program expands TUCSON – The University of Arizona is expanding its mobile health program. The Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation, Youth on Their Own and Primavera Foundation’s Casa Paloma teamed up with the prog...
09:34, 05/15/2019

Nvidia expands colocation program around the globe As part of its efforts to build up its data center business, Nvidia is adding partners in Europe, Asia and North America to the DGX-Ready Data Center program....
16:34, 07/11/2019

Walmart launches online pet pharmacy, expands clinics Retail giant Walmart on Tuesday launched a new online pet pharmacy and detailed plans to expand to 100 veterinary clinics in locations across the United States....
17:34, 05/07/2019

Opinion: Firms Must Value Workers Like Shareholders, Says Raghuram Rajan While corporations cannot, and should not, take on responsibilities that are properly those of the government or the local community, they can do better for themselves and for society by explicitly......
14:51, 05/01/2019

Teachers sue Education Dept., Betsy DeVos over 'misleading' loan forgiveness program The American Federation of Teachers, one of largest educators unions in the United States, filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Department of Education, demanding it fix a loan forgiveness program it ...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Delivery wars: Target expands same-day shipping option in the latest move against Walmart, Amazon Target announced Thursday that online shoppers in 47 states will now be able to get items delivered same day by paying a flat fee of $9.99 per order.       ...
15:34, 06/13/2019

Fridays for Future climate activist denounces RWE at shareholders' meeting Luisa Neubauer told RWE shareholders their company's long affair with coal needed to end soon. A leader for the German Fridays for Future movement, she said the energy giant bears responsibility for t...
18:00, 05/03/2019

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

Alphabet investors and employees are planning a joint demonstration at shareholders' meeting The groups will try to pressure investors to vote on proposals that ban NDAs in harassment and discrimination cases and tie executive compensation to diversity goals....
21:00, 06/14/2019

Findlay Prep produced 17 NBA players. Then overnight, the controversial program shut down. The Nevada high school for elite basketball prospects was both admired and reviled over a wildly successful run. Now the players left behind are picking up the pieces....
16:34, 06/27/2019

Trump orders review of controversial biofuel waiver program: sources U.S. President Donald Trump has directed members of his Cabinet to review the administration’s expanded use of waivers exempting small refineries from the nation’s biofuel policy, after hearing from f...
18:51, 06/20/2019

College Board president pushing 'adversity score' is same man behind controversial Common Core program The College Board president behind the recent decision to assign applicants an "adversity score" is the same man who peddled Common Core, one of the colossal failures of the U.S. educational system. ...
14:00, 05/17/2019

Walmart's Robots Don't Appear to Be Going Over So Great With All of Its Workers Retail giants are increasingly turning over jobs and tasks performed in the past by human workers to a growing workforce of robots. A new report on this automation of jobs by Walmart says it’s led to ...
12:34, 06/07/2019

Employers Are Steering Workers Toward Controversial Stem Cell Therapies A Midwestern grocery chain, Hy-Vee, is taking an unusual—and highly controversial—approach to reducing health care costs. Before employees in certain cities can undergo knee replacement, t...
20:34, 06/19/2019

Workers at Chilean Walmart retailers strike over wages As many as 17,000 workers at Walmart´s largest union in Chile walked off the job early Wednesday morning, demanding better salaries after negotiations over a new labor contract broke down earlier this...
16:34, 07/10/2019

Visa expands women’s soccer effort ahead of World Cup SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Visa will be the presenting sponsor of the player of the match award at the Women’s World Cup in France, agreed to a five-year sponsorship with the U.S. Soccer Federation an...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Walmart managers take home an average of $175,000 a year. How much do their workers make? All of Walmart's U.S. employees earn more than the federal minimum wage of $7.25, with the average wage for full-time hourly workers $14.26 per hour.        ...
08:34, 05/09/2019

As Walmart turns to robots, it’s the human workers who feel like machines Some workers at the retail titan's superstores said they had expected the robots would take their jobs one day. But they hadn't expected this strange middle period, during which they'd have to work al...
22:17, 06/06/2019

Walmart Chile reaches agreement with union workers to end six-day strike Walmart Chile said its store locations would resume normal operations on Tuesday after it reached an agreement with a union of 17,000 workers who walked off the job last week, ending a six-day strike ...
18:17, 07/16/2019

Walmart's expanding the chance to go to college for a dollar a day to more of its workers Walmart's helping its employees pursue degrees in 14 more fields, and extending the college offering to high school students for the first time.        ...
09:00, 06/04/2019

Google flood forecasting expands in India ahead of monsoon season Google has been publicly working on an AI-driven flood-prediction system since September, and that service is about to get a lot more data points. Google's flood forecasting service, which predic...
22:17, 05/07/2019

Visa expands women's soccer effort ahead of World Cup Visa will be the presenting sponsor of the player of the match award at the Women's World Cup in France, agreed to a five-year sponsorship with the U.S. Soccer Federation and is launching a campa...
16:00, 05/30/2019

Bernie Sanders’ socialist policies would crush the Walmart workers he says he’s fighting for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, isn’t one to mince words when it comes to corporate greed. On Wednesday, the presidential candidate attended a Walmart shareholders meeting and blasted the company’s leaders...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Alibaba shareholders approve stock split that could boost shares ahead of reported Hong Kong IPO The one-to-eight stock split would mean the current number of ordinary shares — which stands at 4 billion — will increase to 32 billion. It comes ahead of a reported Hong Kong listing....
12:00, 07/16/2019

Bernie Sanders slams Walmart in speech at shareholder meeting US Sen. Bernie Sanders traveled to Arkansas on Wednesday to blast Walmart for paying “starvation wages.” In a three-minute speech at the retail giant’s annual meeting, the presidential hopeful urged s...
21:34, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minim...
08:17, 06/05/2019

RPT-Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minim...
12:51, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hour minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minim...
07:00, 06/05/2019

Why Netflix Is Editing Controversial 13 Reasons Why Suicide Scene Ahead of Season 3 Netflix is doing something it's rarely done before and editing not just any show, but 13 Reasons Why. The streamer announced it is going back into season one and removing the controversial......
17:00, 07/16/2019

AB de Villiers has no regrets over controversial retirement U-turn ahead of Cricket World Cup South African legend AB de Villiers says he has no regrets over his controversial offer to come out of international retirement for this summer's World Cup, insisting: "it was something I had to get o...
17:00, 07/17/2019

"We Love America": Trump's Undocumented Ex-Workers Seek Meeting With Him More than 20 undocumented workers previously employed by President Donald Trump's company have requested a meeting with their former boss to discuss how to update the country's immigration system and....
06:51, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong protesters push ahead with mass rally despite suspension of controversial bill Hong Kong is preparing for another day of protest as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled leader to suspend a controversial extradition bill....
09:17, 06/16/2019

Oil edges lower ahead of G20, OPEC meeting Oil prices edged lower on Thursday, pressured by worries about whether the G20 summit will produce a breakthrough on trade that could strengthen the global economy and boost oil demand....
21:34, 06/27/2019

Oil edges higher ahead of G20, OPEC meeting Oil prices edged higher on Thursday on expectations that OPEC will extend an output cut agreement, while investors awaited a meeting between the United States and China that could produce a breakthrou...
01:51, 06/28/2019

US futures mixed ahead of more earnings, Fed meeting U.S. stock index futures were pointing in different directions Tuesday morning, as market participants prepared for another day of corporate earnings and fresh data releases....
10:51, 04/30/2019

China is not budging ahead of Xi-Trump G-20 meeting The Chinese Ministry of Commerce maintained a firm stance against the U.S. during a weekly press conference on Thursday, less than two days ahead of a scheduled meeting between the leaders of the two ...
13:17, 06/27/2019

Amazon workers in Germany strike ahead of major sale German labor union Verdi has called on employees at Amazon facilities in the country to strike. Workers pushing for better wages have timed the work stoppage to coincide with a major sale day for the ...
05:51, 07/15/2019

Immigrant Workers Fired From President Trump’s Golf Clubs Seeking White House Meeting To Avoid Deportation (NEW YORK) — A group of immigrant workers fired from President Donald Trump’s golf clubs say they want to meet with him at the White House to make the case that they should not be deported...
13:00, 07/06/2019

Facebook executive meeting with lawmakers ahead of FTC settlement Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg was meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of an expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, a spokesman for Senator J...
22:51, 05/07/2019

Dow futures rise ahead of Trump-Xi meeting at the G-20 summit U.S. stock index futures were higher Friday morning, as traders await a key meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20....
08:34, 06/28/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold holds steady ahead of Fed meeting Gold held steady in early Asian trade on Tuesday as investors awaited the start of a two-day monetary policy meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve for clues on interest rates....
08:00, 06/18/2019

Trump lands at DMZ ahead of meeting with North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump arrived at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas on Sunday ahead of his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
08:34, 06/30/2019

CORRECTED-Canadian businesses have a message ahead of the election: We need immigrant workers Canadian unemployment is at an all-time low and businesses have a message for politicians ahead of October's national election: We need immigrant workers so do not make the campaign about keeping them...
23:51, 06/26/2019

REFILE-Canadian businesses have a message ahead of the election: We need immigrant workers Canadian unemployment is at an all-time low and businesses have a message for politicians ahead of October's national election: We need immigrant workers so do not make the campaign about keeping them...
23:51, 06/26/2019

BHP removing offshore workers from two Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of storm BHP Billiton on Tuesday said it began evacuating workers and reducing operations at two offshore platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico as a safety precaution ahead of an approaching storm....
04:34, 07/10/2019

'We are not criminals or seeking a free ride in America': Undocumented workers at a Trump golf club request meeting with the president in a letter REUTERS/Mike Segar In a letter to President Donald Trump, 21 former employees, all undocumented, requested to meet with the president. Some of the former workers who signed the letter worked in clos...
13:51, 07/04/2019

Trump Tours Demilitarised Zone Ahead Of Meeting With Kim Jong Un US President Donald Trump arrived Sunday in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the Korean peninsula ahead of a meeting with the North's leader Kim Jong Un....
12:34, 06/30/2019

Treasury yields little changed ahead of G-20 trade meeting between US and China Treasury yields were little changed on Friday as investors got ready for a crucial meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit....
00:51, 06/29/2019

India Must Withdraw Tariffs, Says Trump Ahead Of Meeting With PM Modi US President Donald Trump today termed India's imposition of retaliatory tariffs as "unacceptable" and said it most be withdrawn. He said he is looking forward to his talks with Prime Minister......
06:34, 06/27/2019

Trump lands in South Korea ahead of possible meeting with Kim Jong Un President Trump landed just outside Seoul for a meeting with South Korea’s leader — and a possible “quick hello” with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. But if the proposed handshake at th...
20:17, 06/29/2019

Dow tumbles again ahead of high-stakes US-China trade meeting US stocks tumbled on Thursday, with focus on a high-stakes meeting between the United States and China that could decide the fate of a long-awaited trade deal, even as additional tariffs on Chinese go...
19:51, 05/09/2019

China, U.S. trade officials talk ahead of Trump-Xi meeting Senior Chinese and U.S. trade officials spoke by telephone on Monday ahead of talks between Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump set for later this week, as the world's two lar...
07:17, 06/25/2019

U.S., China rekindle trade talks ahead of Trump-Xi G20 meeting China and the United States are rekindling trade talks ahead of a meeting next week between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, cheering financial markets on hopes that an escalating trade war bet...
04:00, 06/19/2019

Soaring oil prices cast shadow on US ahead of Opec meeting Risk to oil market of three simultaneous disruptions becomes lobbying point for Iran and LibyaIn November 2018, Donald Trump tweeted: “Oil prices getting lower … a tax cut for America and the world! E...
19:00, 05/17/2019

METALS-Copper set for worst quarter in 3-1/2 years ahead of Trump-Xi meeting Copper prices edged higher on Friday but were on track for their weakest quarterly performance since the end of 2015, weighed down by demand fears from the U.S.-China trade war....
10:34, 06/28/2019

Frank Lampard insists ‘Spygate’ is no concern ahead of Leeds meeting • Derby will face Bielsa’s team on Saturday• ‘I don’t care about the talk of spies,’ says LampardFrank Lampard has claimed he no longer cares about “Spygate” ahead of Derby County’s play-off semi-fina...
01:00, 05/07/2019

FOREX-Dollar steady ahead of Fed meeting; low chances of June rate cut The U.S. dollar was roughly unchanged on Monday, hovering near the two-week high set earlier in the session as investors reconsidered how dovish the Federal Reserve is likely to be at this week's poli...
23:17, 06/17/2019

Xi Jinping Will Make First Visit to North Korea Ahead of Meeting With Trump At a time when tensions among North Korea, China and the United States have been high, some officials see Mr. Xi’s trip to Pyongyang as a way to cool things down....
18:51, 06/17/2019

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

USDA reports large U.S. soybean sale to China ahead of Trump-Xi meeting The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Friday reported a large soybean sale to China in a surprise deal ahead of a meeting at the G20 summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese Presi...
18:17, 06/28/2019

Deutsche Bank supports European shares ahead of G20 meeting, U.S.-China talks Germany's top lender Deutsche Bank propped up European stocks on Friday, but investors were generally cautious ahead of a pivotal G20 meeting where progress on U.S-China trade talks will be closely mo...
10:34, 06/28/2019

Soccer: Visa partners with U.S. Soccer to boost women's program ahead of World Cup Visa on Thursday announced a "substantial investment" in the future of women's soccer as they agreed a five-year partnership with the U.S. Soccer Federation, just eight days before the start of the wo...
17:00, 05/30/2019

Manmohan Singh Meets Congress Chief Ministers Ahead Of NITI Aayog Meeting Four Congress chief ministers and Karnataka's HD Kumaraswamy met former prime minister Manmohan Singh this morning to discuss issues of their respective states, especially those related to farmers and...
12:00, 06/15/2019

Ahead of Meeting Rahul Gandhi, Ashok Gehlot Talks Of National Poll Defeat Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot owned responsibility for the party's poor showing in the state in the national election today, hours before a Chief Ministers of the Congress ruled states was to....
13:00, 07/01/2019

Mike Pompeo, Sergei Lavrov talk in Russia ahead of Vladimir Putin meeting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov for three hours Tuesday before a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss relations....
23:00, 05/14/2019

Ebola emergency meeting to go ahead as UNICEF warns of higher risk to very youngest children Ahead of a key expert meeting convened by the United Nations to decide whether to declare the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) an international health emergency, th...
22:17, 07/16/2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s de facto chief secretary is seen at border ahead of possible Kim-Trump meeting PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s de facto chief secretary is seen at border ahead of possible Kim-Trump meeting....
14:00, 06/30/2019

Trump makes his first visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone, ahead of meeting Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Trump makes his first visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone, ahead of meeting Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un....
08:17, 06/30/2019

‘I Thought I Was Meeting a Nerd:’ Michelle Obama Shares Her First Time Meeting Barack Obama Like I’ve said before, the America in which I reside is currently single and is using this time to rediscover itself after the Obamas’ departure from the blackest administration in history....
06:34, 07/08/2019

AIG to reach out to shareholders over executive pay: CEO American International Group Inc Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault said on Thursday the insurer is reaching out to shareholders, per its usual custom, who last month gave his $21 million compe...
06:17, 06/07/2019

AIG to reach out to shareholders over executive pay -CEO American International Group Inc Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault said on Thursday the insurer is reaching out to shareholders, per its usual custom, who last month gave his $21 million compe...
21:00, 06/06/2019

EQT shareholders Rice brothers say board changes not enough EQT Corp shareholders Rice brothers on Thursday said the company's plan to replace three board members was not enough and urged it to change its leadership....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Nomura shareholders vote to keep embattled CEO Japan's Nomura Holdings Inc won shareholder approval on Monday for the re-appointment of its chief executive officer, overcoming concerns about the leaking of market information and its first annual l...
10:34, 06/24/2019

Betting giant GVC's shareholders revolt over pay Ladbrokes and Coral owner GVC has suffered a shareholder revolt over pay despite its boss agreeing to a £150,000 salary cut in an attempt to calm investor anger....
20:51, 06/05/2019

GE Bondholders Benefit at Shareholders' Expense General Electric’s bonds are outperforming GE’s stock by one key measure, a sign that the company’s restructuring is benefiting lenders more than shareholders....
19:34, 07/10/2019

Joe Biden Is Ahead in the Iowa Polls. But His Rivals Are Ahead on Organizing To read the polling binders, former Vice President Joe Biden is a runaway favorite here in Iowa in the Democratic primary. But behind the scenes, he’s playing a furious game of catch-up. As the ...
03:51, 06/12/2019

Shareholders say Bayer bosses need more time after AGM rebuke Two of Bayer's largest German investors said the drugmaker's embattled management needed to stay at the helm for now to avoid further upheaval, despite a share price slump in the wake of the $63 billi...
10:00, 04/29/2019

Boeing CEO faces shareholders for first time since 737 MAX crashes Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg will face shareholders on Monday for the first time since two fatal crashes that led to the 737 MAX's grounding worldwide and triggered investigations, laws...
07:34, 04/29/2019

Boeing CEO faces shareholders frustrated by 737 Max response Dennis Muilenburg stuck to a script, saying that the company “owns” some responsibility but stopped short of acknowledging any design flaws in the aircraft....
21:17, 04/29/2019

Shareholders snub UBS leadership over French tax conviction UBS Group shareholders refused on Thursday to endorse the performance of the Swiss bank's leadership last year in a rare rebuke sparked by a French conviction for helping wealthy clients evade taxes....
18:34, 05/02/2019

UBS chairman defends French tax case to shareholders UBS Group had to go to court in France to fight charges that the Swiss bank helped wealthy clients dodge taxes because it was unable to strike a reasonable settlement, Chairman Axel Weber told shareho...
13:34, 05/02/2019

Advisory firms say AIG shareholders should vote 'no' on executive pay American International Group Inc shareholders should vote against compensation packages for top executives at the insurer's annual meeting next week, according to two advisory firms that hold sway ove...
08:34, 05/16/2019

JPMorgan Shareholders Approve Jamie Dimon's Pay JPMorgan Chase investors voted to approve the chief executive’s pay at the bank’s annual meeting over the objections of ISS, the shareholder-advisory firm....
05:17, 05/22/2019

RPT-Boeing CEO faces shareholders for first time since 737 MAX crashes Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg will face shareholders on Monday for the first time since two fatal crashes that led to the 737 MAX's grounding worldwide and triggered investigations, laws...
12:34, 04/29/2019

Boeing shareholders meet amid 737 Max questions Moment of silence for Boeing 737 max crash victims opens shareholders meeting on a somber note. (April 29)        ...
20:17, 04/29/2019

BP shareholders overwhelmingly adopt climate resolution BP shareholders overwhelmingly approved a climate resolution on Tuesday backed by investors and the oil and gas company which calls for it to meet the 2015 Paris climate agreement....
20:34, 05/21/2019

Global Fashion Group IPO mostly backed by existing shareholders Global Fashion Group (GFG) raised less than half the sum it had originally targeted in an initial public offering of new shares that drew weak investor demand and ended up being mostly backed by its e...
21:17, 06/29/2019

Mitsubishi Motors shareholders approve ouster of Ghosn TOKYO (AP) — Mitsubishi Motors Corp. shareholders have approved the ouster of Carlos Ghosn, who was pivotal in the Japanese automaker’s three-way partnership with Nissan and Renault until he was...
05:34, 06/21/2019

Renault chief endures Nissan shareholders' fury Jean-Dominique Senard says his top priority is mending relations with Nissan. But a raucous backlash by investors shows just how deep the bad blood runs....
06:17, 07/01/2019

Facebook shareholders call for Zuckerberg’s ouster as chairman Even Facebook’s investors are fed up with Mark Zuckerberg. Pension funds on Tuesday called for the 35-year-old tech tycoon to be replaced as chairman of the social network by an independent director, ...
05:17, 06/05/2019

Nissan governance steps, board win shareholders’ approval YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Scandal-battered Nissan has won shareholders’ approval for a new system of committees to oversee governance and for keeping Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa on its board. Th...
11:00, 06/25/2019

Anadarko shareholders to vote next month on Occidental deal Anadarko Petroleum Corp shareholders will vote Aug. 8 on the oil and gas producer's planned $38 billion sale to Occidental Petroleum Corp - the biggest oil and gas deal of the year....
01:00, 07/12/2019

'We are the rightful owners' of Anadarko, Occidental CEO tells shareholders Occidental Petroleum Chief Executive Vicki Hollub on Friday touted her $38 billion deal for Anadarko Petroleum Corp and defended the pricey terms she negotiated in a 90-minute session with billionaire...
20:17, 05/10/2019

Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) with the company´s initial public offering, according to documents filed with Bra...
06:51, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Osram says no plan B if shareholders reject takeover bid German lighting group Osram will not change its strategy if shareholders reject a private equity takeover bid that the company's management supports, its CEO said on Friday....
12:34, 07/05/2019

Slack Plans May 13 Online Presentation for Prospective Shareholders Slack Technologies is planning to make an online presentation to prospective shareholders May 13 as the messaging-platform company moves closer to a stock-market debut that is expected in June, people...
03:51, 05/03/2019

Occidental shareholders criticize bid for Anadarko, Buffett financing Several major Occidental Petroleum Corp shareholders have voiced opposition to the oil company's $38 billion bid for rival Anadarko Petroleum Corp that now includes a pricey financing deal with billio...
01:51, 05/03/2019

Tesla Shareholders Reject Corporate-Governance Measures Tesla Inc. failed to pass corporate governance changes at the electric-car maker that its directors had proposed to give stockholders a greater voice in company matters....
04:17, 06/12/2019

Occidental Chief Defends Anadarko Deal to Shareholders Occidental Petroleum Chief Executive Vicki Hollub defended her aggressive and ultimately successful pursuit of Anadarko Petroleum in her first public remarks to investors after striking the $38 billio...
06:34, 05/11/2019

Standard Bank shareholders vote down climate-risk resolution Standard Bank shareholders on Thursday voted down a resolution that would have required the South African lender to report climate risk in its activities, although they passed another forcing it to di...
16:51, 05/30/2019

Rich Energy shareholders say "rogue" individual behind Haas F1 tweet The shareholders behind the Rich Energy brand have described the claim that it had terminated its deal with the Haas Formula 1 team as "the rogue actions of one individual"...
17:34, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 2-Hudson's Bay chairman, shareholders propose C$1.74 bln go-private deal Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker on Monday teamed up with other shareholders and offered to take the struggling Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal....
18:17, 06/10/2019

Occidental urges shareholders to reject activist Icahn's proposal Occidental Petroleum Corp on Tuesday called on its shareholders to reject https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/797468/000114036119012312/nc10003014x1_prec14a.htm activist investor Carl Icahn's move...
02:34, 07/03/2019

Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and separating CEO: chairman Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate...
02:51, 05/30/2019

Musk tells Tesla shareholders consumer demand not a problem Tesla has said it expects to deliver 90,000 to 100,000 cars in the second quarter, but questions of demand have lingered after a disappointing first quarter with deliveries of just 63,000 vehicles....
15:17, 06/12/2019

Proxy adviser ISS urges shareholders to vote against Nissan CEO reappointment Leading proxy advisory firm ISS has urged shareholders of Nissan Motor Co Ltd to vote against the reappointment of Chief Executive Officer Hiroto Saikawa as a director of a Japanese automaker battling...
05:00, 06/12/2019

MSG Shareholders Sue James Dolan, Reportedly For Spending Too Much Time With His Band A group of shareholders in the Madison Square Garden Company claim that MSG CEO and Knicks owner James Dolan is paying himself way too much money for a job he’s barely doing. Court records show shareh...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Goldman Sachs shareholders back directors, executive pay packages Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Thursday that shareholders voted to elect all of the company's directors and that more than 90 percent of votes favored its executive pay packages....
18:34, 05/02/2019

Proxy advisers urge shareholders to vote against Nissan CEO reappointment The move marks a rare public rebuke by international proxy firms against the CEO of a top-tier Japanese company, and comes just as the scandal-hit automaker struggles to move on from the legacy of Car...
15:17, 06/12/2019

Exxon shareholders reject splitting CEO, board chair roles Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have split the roles of the chief executive and board chairman at the largest publicly-traded oil producer....
18:51, 05/29/2019

Neuberger urges Verint shareholders to back its three board nominees Asset manager Neuberger Berman on Monday urged the shareholders of data analytics company Verint Systems to vote for its three director nominees after the company rejected them last month....
20:51, 05/13/2019

Nucor shareholders reject proposal on disclosing lobbying details Nucor Corp shareholders have rejected a proposal that would make the company report on its political lobbying, heading off efforts to make one of the most high-profile corporate actors in Washington m...
23:17, 05/14/2019

Occidental chief faces shareholders on cusp of takeover victory Occidental Petroleum Chief Executive Vicki Hollub takes her case for buying Anadarko Petroleum to the company's shareholders on Friday, bolstered by rapid deal-making that put her on the cusp of victo...
07:34, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) in the company's initial public offering, according to documents filed with Brazi...
06:51, 06/07/2019

Boeing Wins Shareholders' Confidence, Prepares For Key 737 MAX Test Flight Boeing executives successfully beat back shareholder challenges to their authority on Monday as the company signaled it expects regulators to take a key step next week in the effort to get the 737 MAX...
04:34, 04/30/2019

Deutsche Bank flags 'tough cutbacks' as shareholders grumble Chief executive Christian Sewing has promised to speed up the embattled bank's "transformation," as he faces disgruntled shareholders and activists in Frankfurt....
17:51, 05/23/2019

Morgan Stanley shareholders vote to approve executive pay, director Morgan Stanley said on Tuesday that more than 95 percent of shares voted to approve its executive compensation packages and that all of its directors were elected at the bank's annual shareholder meet...
18:34, 05/23/2019

Renault chairman ‘begs’ for trust of skeptical Nissan shareholders Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard begged skeptical Nissan shareholders to believe that he has the company’s best interests at heart, while arguing that the scrubbed merger between Renault and FCA...
16:00, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 2-JPMorgan shareholders advised to vote against executive compensation by ISS Proxy advisory group ISS has advised JPMorgan Chase & Co shareholders to vote against the bank's executive compensation at its upcoming annual shareholder meeting, according to a report the firm publi...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Gannett board members reelected as shareholders reject MNG nominees Gannett shareholders have voted to reject MNG Enterprises' board nominees, according to preliminary results of the vote.        ...
19:34, 05/16/2019

Over 40% of minority shareholders of Turquoise Hill oppose independent directors A large proportion of the minority shareholders in Rio Tinto Plc -controlled Turquoise Hill Resources voted against the re-election of the company's independent directors on Tuesday....
23:17, 05/14/2019

Gannett shareholders reject hedge fund’s board candidates The vote at Gannett’s annual meeting amounted to a rejection of Alden’s Media News Group’s attempt to acquire the newspaper chain through a hostile takeover launched in January....
20:34, 05/16/2019

This solar array expands itself at the right temperature Wouldn’t it be nice to have a solar panel that’s only there when the sun shines on it? That’s the idea behind this research project, which uses shape-shifting materials to make a sol...
01:17, 07/05/2019

Hotspot Expands Sales Team NEW YORK and LONDON – August 18, 2017 – Hotspot, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for institutional foreign exchange (FX) trading globally, announced Mike Cahill’s appointment to th...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Lime expands scooter reservations to the US Scooter services have their share of issues, but Lime will at least make sure there's a scooter to use in the first place. In the wake of a limited release in three countries, Lime has made scoo...
21:34, 07/02/2019

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulat...
20:34, 05/22/2019

Vale shareholders push to loosen company control over board elections Minority shareholders of Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA have enough votes to request that board members be elected independently using a cumulative voting system and not in a single vote approving a...
20:34, 04/28/2019

Mark Zuckerberg to remain Facebook chairman after failed bid by shareholders to oust him Mark Zuckerberg will remain as chairman of Facebook after an attempt to strip him of the position put forward by a group of shareholders was rejected....
21:34, 05/31/2019

Two Exxon shareholders to withhold support for directors over climate change response Two Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders said on Friday they would withhold their support for the re-election of all ExxonMobil directors at the company's annual meeting due to the U.S. oil major's "inadequa...
05:00, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Over 40% of minority shareholders of Turquoise Hill oppose independent directors A large proportion of the minority shareholders in Rio Tinto Plc-controlled Turquoise Hill Resources voted against the re-election of the company's independent directors on Tuesday....
23:17, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Occidental urges shareholders to reject activist Icahn's proposal Occidental Petroleum Corp on Tuesday called on its shareholders to reject activist investor Carl Icahn's moves to launch a proxy fight for four seats on the company's board....
02:34, 07/03/2019

Nissan shareholders set to back CEO Saikawa amid fraying ties with Renault Nissan Motor shareholders are widely expected to back Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa at an annual general meeting on Tuesday, extending his tumultuous tenure at an automaker shaken by scandal and the ...
12:17, 06/24/2019

Amazon Shareholders Reject Facial Recognition, Climate Change Proposals Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders at an annual meeting in Seattle voted against proposals related to two major social issues: climate change and facial recognition technology....
13:00, 05/23/2019

Activists call on Facebook shareholders to dump Mark Zuckerberg as chairman Civil rights and corporate accountability activist groups encouraged Facebook shareholders not to vote to keep CEO Mark Zuckerberg as chairman of the board, citing his majority voting rights and past ...
01:34, 05/07/2019

Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and splitting CEO, chairman roles Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate...
10:34, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 5-Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and separating CEO-chairman Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate...
02:17, 05/30/2019

The education of Zion Williamson His dunks inspire awe, his all-around game will make him millions. But to understand his legend, you have to go back to the place where it all started....
19:51, 05/08/2019

New CRISPR platform expands RNA editing capabilities CRISPR-based tools have revolutionized our ability to target disease-linked genetic mutations. CRISPR technology comprises a growing family of tools that can manipulate genes and their expression, inc...
22:51, 07/11/2019

BMW expands 8-series lineup with Gran Coupe The four-door, five-seater -- a first for the 8 series -- is a nod to changing consumer tastes and opens the 8-series lineup to a larger market than the two-door model. The 2020 8-series Gran Coupe wi...
18:00, 06/19/2019

New York Marathon expands 'virtual race' Jogging solo in Florida in near 80 degree Fahrenheit heat, Theresa Winterhalter's New York City Marathon experience last November looked much different to what you would expect from the world's bigges...
15:00, 06/11/2019

Apple expands repair service to all U.S. Best Buy stores Four-fifths of Apple's U.S. customers will now be able to obtain authorized Apple repairs locally within a 20 minute drive from their homes.Read More...
22:17, 06/19/2019

Mercedes expands small crossover lineup with GLB Mercedes will pad its lineup of compact premium crossovers -- one of the fastest-growing light-truck segments -- when the GLB, available with a third-row seat and slotted between the GLA and GLC, goes...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Apple Expands Repair Services to Best Buy Stores in the US Apple has partnered consumer electronics retailer Best Buy with the company's nearly 1,000 stores that would provide expert service and repairs for Apple products....
19:00, 06/20/2019

Israel's MyHeritage expands DNA testing to health Israel's MyHeritage, a service for family history and DNA testing, said on Monday it was launching a test that provides comprehensive health reports to consumers....
22:51, 05/20/2019

Amazon expands one-day shipping. Four experts weigh in Amazon's core two-day shipping offering has been cut in half, while the company also posted better-than-expected earnings. Four experts weigh in on their main takeaways from the company's qu...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Maine expands list of abortion providers AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is making it easier to get an abortion with the governor’s signing of her bill to allow nurse practitioners and other non-doctors to perform abortions. Democratic Gov...
01:17, 06/11/2019

Eni expands its Middle East presence with new exploration Eni reached accords for exploration in two areas of Oman, one in partnership with BP, a day after it announced new exploration in Bahrain and the UAE....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Lyft expands wheelchair accessible rides in LA and SF Lyft is testing a special line of cars just for riders who use wheelchairs. The ridesharing company announced today that it was piloting a new WAV (wheelchair accessible vehicle) service in Los Angele...
19:17, 07/09/2019

Lyft expands bike rentals to Washington DC Lyft has expanded beyond traditional rideshare and into other areas like car rentals and transport to and from events. Now, it is updating its app to provide bike-sharing services in the Washington, D...
12:17, 06/28/2019

Proxy adviser Glass Lewis recommends EQT shareholders vote for company's nominees Proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co has recommended that investors in natural gas producer EQT Corp vote in favor of the company's board nominees, putting it at odds with another proxy advisory firm which...
00:34, 06/30/2019

Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement.        ...
03:17, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 3-Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulat...
23:51, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 4-Barrick's buyout offer for Acacia unit irks minority shareholders Barrick Gold Corp's proposal to take full control of its Acacia Mining Plc unit to resolve a long-standing tax dispute with Tanzania has drawn the ire of Acacia's minority shareholders, who may have t...
23:51, 05/22/2019

Amazon Shareholders Fail to Limit Company's Sale of Facial Recognition Software Long-simmering concerns over Amazon’s facial recognition software came to a head today during the company’s annual shareholder meeting, where activist investors put forward several agenda items that w...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Italian utility Enel launches tender offer for Eletropaulo shareholders - filing Italian utility Enel SPA launched on Thursday a tender offer to purchase a 4.1% stake in its Brazilian power distribution company Eletropaulo Metropolitana that was still in the market, according to a...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Mom must get education, job after daughter’s shooting death GARY, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana woman who pleaded guilty to a reduced neglect charge stemming from her 2-year-old daughter’s shooting death has been ordered to take parenting classes, g...
16:34, 06/25/2019

The Latest: California OKs new sex education guidance SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the California State Board of Education’s vote to revise sex education guidance for public school teachers (all times local): 5:04 p.m. California has ove...
05:51, 05/09/2019

Want An Education Loan? Here Are Five Things To Know About SBI Loans SBI Student Loan: State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, offers education loans for higher studies. State Bank of India offers student loans to Indian citizens for pursuing higher......
21:51, 05/13/2019

How is education linked to Alzheimer's progress? New research asks to what extent, if any, a person's level of education is linked to the presence of Alzheimer's disease and the rate of cognitive decline....
20:51, 06/12/2019

U.S. expands Venezuela sanctions in Maduro pressure campaign The Trump administration on Friday expanded the scope of its Venezuela sanctions to the defense and security services sectors to try to crank up economic pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Madur...
02:00, 05/11/2019

As Diplomacy Shifts, U.S. Expands Military-Style Training The State Department is opening more military-style counterterrorism training facilities around the world, expanding plans to prop up local forces as the Trump administration seeks cutbacks in convent...
22:17, 05/06/2019

Uber expands Pro perks globally, but drivers would probably prefer better pay Uber is bringing its driver-focused Uber Pro service to international markets, including Mexico and India, following a series of pilot programs.Read More...
23:17, 07/02/2019

NHL expands video review after calls missed in playoffs VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The NHL is expanding its video review process to a format that would have had the potential to alter two notable missed calls during the playoffs — though the rule c...
05:34, 06/21/2019

Dyson expands its home and well-being portfolio for India with three new products British home technology manufacturer Dyson has added three new products to its portfolio for the Indian market. It has launched a new iteration of the V10 cordless vacuum cleaner - the V11 Absolute Pr...
16:34, 05/08/2019

Samsung receives a patent for a phone that expands to become a tablet With the Samsung Galaxy Fold in limbo at the moment, the foldable handset is far from the most ambitious smartphone design that Samsung has been thinking about creating. Last month, a patent received ...
11:00, 07/02/2019

Instagram Expands Explore Tab With Stories, Shuts Down Direct App Instagram is putting an end to Direct, its standalone camera-first messaging app. The app is also doubling down on Stories with revamped Explore section....
16:51, 05/17/2019

Facebook expands rules on political ads to Canada and Ukraine Facebook Inc on Tuesday added Canada and Ukraine to the list of countries where advertisers looking to run political ads on its platform must first verify their identity and disclose who paid for the ...
18:34, 06/25/2019

Instagram expands its Explore tab with Stories, IGTV, and Shopping Instagram is increasingly placing more of its eggs in its Stories, Shopping, and IGTV baskets, with the photography and videography-centric social media platform now bringing these features to an even...
10:17, 05/17/2019

Capgemini expands with technology venture capital fund Global business consultancy Capgemini is launching its first-ever investment fund, with plans to invest up to 90 million euros ($102 million) in early-stage technology companies....
20:17, 06/11/2019

China's Didi expands partnership with automaker GAC Group Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Wednesday it would expand its partnership with Guangzhou Automobile Group Co Ltd (GAC Group) to areas such as ride-hailing operations and autonomous dri...
13:17, 06/26/2019

"Will Take JDU On-Board When Cabinet Expands": Ram Vilas Paswan Party The Lok Janshakti Party on Wednesday said it will try to persuade the JD(U) to join the Narendra Modi government on expansion of the Union cabinet, which is likely within six months....
20:34, 06/12/2019

As BTS’s Reach Expands, an Army of Dedicated K-Pop Translators Grows The fans who devote their time to interpreting lyrics, tweets and interviews for listeners who don’t speak Korean are hard-working, passionate and unpaid....
22:00, 07/04/2019

Volkswagen Expands Network With First City & Pop-up Stores In India German auto giant has inaugurated its first city and pop-up stores in India, in a bid to expand its presence and touchpoints in the country. The manufacturer opened its first City store at Richmond......
17:51, 05/14/2019

Chevy expands V-8 engine availability on 2020 Silverado The Silverado's 6.2-liter gasoline engine — rated at 420 hp and 460 pound-feet of torque — will expand to five of eight trim levels for the upcoming model year....
18:00, 05/22/2019

CBS expands its streaming local news service to Los Angeles CBS has expanded its local news streaming service to Los Angeles after it debuted CBSN New York in December, giving Los Angelenos another way to find out what's happening around town. The ad-supp...
23:34, 06/10/2019

In Duisburg, China expands trade influence in Germany As one of the end points for China's vast new global trade route, the former industrial city of Duisburg is well known to many Chinese businesses. Many Duisburg residents are optimistic about Beijing'...
17:00, 06/16/2019

Keywords expands game development outsourcing in Japan Keywords has more than 6,000 employees, and it recently added 45 more with the acquisition of Wizcorp, an engineering services company in Japan.Read More...
21:34, 05/11/2019

Berklee College Expands Online, to Graduate Degrees Applications for the graduate programs — a master of music in music production and a master of arts in music business — will be accepted starting Feb. 21....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Hopper expands price predictions to 270,000 hotels in 230 countries Hopper, which uses AI and machine learning to predict travel rates, is expanding its hotel price predictions to roughly 270,000 properties around the globe.Read More...
18:17, 06/20/2019

Ukraine soccer league expands after conflict disruption Ukraine's soccer league is expanding back to 16 teams after years of turmoil sparked by the annexation of Crimea and the conflict in the country's east       ...
15:00, 07/11/2019

Investors retreat from U.S. stock funds as trade war expands Investors pulled approximately $4.7 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold U.S. stocks last week as concerns about escalating trade wars weighed on equity markets worldwide, a...
18:34, 06/05/2019

Discovery expands golf partnership to European Tour "The European Tour and Discovery Inc announced a new partnership on Thursday, giving golf fans access to more than 40 tournaments annually through their on-demand video-streaming service GOLFTV."...
16:00, 05/01/2019

PayPal expands access to its ecommerce platform to SMBs Small businesses will soon be able to take advantage of the same online shopping infrastructure used by Instagram and Facebook as PayPal has announced that it is rolling out a new ecommerce platform.T...
21:34, 06/03/2019

Mercedes-Benz expands subscription service to Atlanta In addition to being Mercedes-Benz's U.S. headquarters, Atlanta's demographics and surging population of high net-worth professionals makes the region a natural expansion market for subscription servi...
10:17, 06/04/2019

Bosch India Expands Its Bidadi Plant In Karnataka Bosch is one of the major players for supply of technology and services in India and it recently inaugurated its expanded facility in Bidadi, Karnataka. The company has invested about 31 million Euros...
11:00, 07/17/2019

US expands probe into airbag failures to 12.3 million vehicles U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning airbag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles because the bags may not inflate in a crash....
19:00, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Proxy adviser Glass Lewis recommends EQT shareholders vote for company's nominees Proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co has recommended that investors in natural gas producer EQT Corp vote in favor of the company's board nominees, putting it at odds with another proxy advisory firm which...
02:34, 06/30/2019

Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil Brazil's president is dismissing protests against his cuts to education funding, saying the student demonstrators are "useful idiots" who have "nothing in their heads"....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Jobs and education help women advance, not abortion Kathryn Kaufman, the managing director for Global Women's Issues at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, recently wrote that as a Republican and a Christian woman, she supports abortion becaus...
23:00, 06/13/2019

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access to education in the country. According to a report ...
12:17, 05/28/2019

Catalyze your data science education with this $20 bundle Over six courses packed with 130 hours of training, this is where to start understanding today’s data revolution. From key programming disciplines like Python and R Programming to some of the more cri...
15:17, 05/28/2019

Mothers' education can matter for diabetic kids Family background can matter for the health of diabetic children, according to researchers in Denmark who found young patients' blood sugar control was linked with the level of education their mothers...
00:51, 06/29/2019

Brazil's students protest education cuts Students and teachers have taken to the streets in more than half of Brazil's states to protest deep cuts in funding for public education. The government ordered soldiers to guard the Education Minist...
01:00, 05/16/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Children in warzones denied right to education  Millions of children around the world are being denied a “safe place to learn”, due to ongoing conflicts according to the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF....
17:34, 06/24/2019

California set to change sex education guidance for teachers SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California State Board of Education is set to vote on new guidance for teaching sex education in public schools that some opponents are calling unnecessary and even obsce...
09:17, 05/08/2019

‘Education transforms lives’ says UN chief on first-ever International Day Education is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development because it gives people across the world the skills needed to realize all 17 Global Goals (SDGs), said the UN chief on Thursday...
23:34, 04/28/2019

What it's really like to be an Amazon Flex delivery driver as Prime one-day shipping expands As Amazon makes one-day shipping the norm for Prime members, Flex drivers help get packages the last mile to each address. CNBC spoke to these on-demand contract workers all over the country to find o...
18:51, 06/19/2019

Amazon expands free one-day shipping perk for Prime members Amazon announced it will expand the number of products eligible for one-day shipping to Prime members. No minimum purchase is required, Amazon said.        ...
21:34, 06/03/2019

Merck Seeks More Deals as It Expands Its Cancer Treatments Portfolio Merck is searching for small and midsize deals, including more transactions aimed at expanding its portfolio of cancer treatments beyond the company’s top-selling product Keytruda....
20:51, 06/19/2019

Google expands Flutter mobile app SDK to the web, desktop, and embedded devices Google's Flutter open source mobile UI framework is now a multi-platform UI framework, supporting the web, desktop, mobile, and even embedded devices.Read More...
23:51, 05/07/2019

Sri Lanka expands curfew amid growing backlash against Muslims KINIYAMA, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka widened a curfew on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants and blocked Facebo...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Dragon Quest Builders 2 expands just about everything in a fight against an evil cult Square Enix showed off more about Dragon Quest Builders 2 today during its Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) press briefing today in Los Angeles. It's comnig out July 12 for the PlayStation 4 and the...
05:51, 06/11/2019

Apple expands keyboard repairs to newer models of MacBook Apple Inc said on Tuesday it will repair typing-related problems in 'butterfly' keyboards for an expanded set of laptops, that include newer versions of MacBook, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models....
22:34, 05/21/2019

Apple expands tvOS gaming with PS4, Xbox One S controller support Enlarge / Controller not shown to scale. At the 2019 WWDC keynote today, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that the company is expanding Apple TV controller support to include "two of the best and most ...
22:34, 06/03/2019

GM expands Super Cruise hands-free system in U.S., Canada A majority of the additional Super Cruise miles will be in the U.S., but Canada's availability also will significantly increase from the roughly 8,000 miles offered now....
17:51, 06/05/2019

As Israeli group expands, Palestinian houses face demolition JERUSALEM (AP) — Dozens of Palestinian-owned residences in east Jerusalem face the threat of demolition by Israeli authorities to make way for a new park being developed by a nationalist Jewish organi...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Google expands UI framework Flutter from just mobile to multi-platform In addition to mobile apps, developers will be able to use Flutter to build apps for the web, desktop and embedded devices -- all from a single code base....
08:00, 05/08/2019

Congress expands probe of White House personal email use Top aides in President Donald Trump's White House, including his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will come under increased scrutiny for their use of personal emails and other unof...
07:17, 07/02/2019

Target expands same-day delivery to basically everyone in order to combat Amazon Time was, Amazon led the way in pushing the e-commerce industry towards a consumer expectation that delivery should be free. Then came the push for a two-day delivery option, and now that Amazon is st...
01:34, 06/14/2019

Nessus expands vulnerability scanner offerings to 16 IPs in commercial environments Tenable introduced the free Nessus Essentials product, and also discussed the wisdom of building apps in Electron, along with fixes for Spectre and Meltdown....
14:51, 05/24/2019

Karnataka Chief Minister Expands Cabinet By Inducting 2 Ministers Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today expanded his cabinet by inducting two Independent MLAs into the ministry in an apparent move to give stability to his 13-month-old wobbly government....
14:00, 06/14/2019

Probe into alleged BBVA spying case expands to former CEO: sources A magistrate looking into an alleged spying case at Spanish bank BBVA expanded his investigation on Tuesday to former chief executive Angel Cano, two judicial sources said on Tuesday....
19:34, 07/02/2019

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Senate voted 34-20 for the bill to remove restrictio...
20:00, 06/01/2019

Amazon Expands Voice Announcements to All Alexa-Powered Devices Amazon is rolling out the Announcements feature across all of Alexa-compatible devices. The feature lets users send a short voice message to Alexa-enabled devices that are part of the same network......
10:17, 05/27/2019

Guy Benson’s Fox News Radio show expands, shifts to afternoons Guy Benson’s role on Fox News Radio will expand with the debut of “The Guy Benson Show” on June 3 at 3 p.m. ET, Fox News Radio vice president John Sylvester announced on Thursday....
21:17, 05/31/2019

Vertex Pharmaceuticals expands into Duchenne gene therapy with new deals Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc said http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/htmlnews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20190606:nBw4wRKsa on Thursday it would acquire privately held Exonics Therapeu...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Tyson expands recall of chicken strips over metal concerns Tyson Foods is expanding the recall of its chicken strips, after getting more complaints that buyers found pieces of metal in their dinners, federal officials said....
16:00, 05/05/2019

Target expands family leave, child care benefits MINNEAPOLIS (KARE) — Target Corporation announced some new benefits Monday aimed at supporting employees with families. The Minneapolis-based company says it will begin offering “affordable back...
19:34, 06/12/2019

Facebook expands Watch service as user numbers grow Facebook Inc said on Wednesday monthly users to its Watch video service had doubled since December while announcing more partnerships with international broadcasters and publishers in its bid to take ...
14:17, 06/12/2019

Cboe Expands Market Data Sales Team with Key Hires LONDON – 1 May 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the expansion of its Market Data Services team with ...
14:34, 05/01/2019

U.S.' Tyson expands chicken strips recall over possible metal contamination U.S. meat processor Tyson Foods Inc on Saturday said it expanded a recall of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips after more consumers found fragments of metal in some products....
12:17, 05/04/2019

Tyson expands chicken strips recall over possible metal contamination U.S. meat processor Tyson Foods Inc on Saturday said it expanded a recall of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips after more consumers found fragments of metal in some products....
10:17, 05/04/2019

Facebook Dating Expands to 14 More Countries, Gets a Secret Crush Feature Facebook Dating will now be available in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Guyana, Laos, Malaysia, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Singapore, Suriname, Uruguay, and Vietnam....
10:51, 05/01/2019

Islamic State expands reach in Afghanistan, threatening West The Islamic State group has lost its caliphate in Syria and Iraq, but in the forbidding mountains of northeastern Afghanistan the group is expanding its footprint, recruiting new fighters and plotting...
08:51, 06/10/2019

Cboe Expands U.S. Equities Leadership Team with New Senior Hire CHICAGO – June 20, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Adam Inzirillo, a longtime veteran of U.S. equities tradin...
16:34, 06/20/2019

Italian, Greek Bonds Rally as Hunt for Yield Expands Investors are buying bonds from once-avoided European countries, spurred by expectations that ongoing easy-money policies from central banks will continue to fuel demand for debt....
22:17, 07/17/2019

Walgreens expands epinephrine shot partnership as shortage persists Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Thursday Kaleo Inc's epinephrine auto-injectors for infants and toddlers will be available at its pharmacies, expanding a partnership amid a shortage for the emerg...
17:00, 07/11/2019

Cuadernos probe: Bonadio expands charges against Fernández de Kirchner Federal judge again calls for Unidad Ciudadana leader – who is likely to face President Mauricio Macri in October's presidential election – to be remanded in custody and expands lien on the senator’s ...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Research: The best way to stop the spread of fake photos is education It can be hard to tell whether a picture is real. Consider, as the participants in our recent research did, these two images and see whether you think neither, either or both of them has been doctored...
20:51, 07/02/2019

"Was Under No Pressure": Education Panel Chief On "Hindi-Imposition" Row Eminent scientist and academician Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan today denied that his team had come under any kind of pressure while drafting the new education policy, specifically over a three-language....
20:34, 06/05/2019

Let's stop the argument that financial education doesn't work Research continues to validate financial education, leading to better decision-making, heightened confidence and increased self-efficacy. If you impugn our field, you have no understanding of what it ...
17:51, 06/13/2019

World leaders have 'a lot to answer for' over damning figures on education Former prime minister of New Zealand Helen Clark condemns complacency as Unesco data shows one in six children won’t be in school by 2030World leaders have “a lot to answer for” as new figures reveal ...
16:17, 07/09/2019

Lewis B. Cullman, Patron of the Arts and Education, Dies at 100 Resisting his father’s pleas to join the family tobacco business, Mr. Cullman made a fortune on his own, and, with his wife, proceeded to give it away....
21:51, 06/07/2019

Education nonprofit moves into historical Cunard Building This is just what the city doctor ordered: More space for training teachers. The Relay Graduate School of Education is opening downtown this week in larger space at the historical Cunard Building at 2...
04:17, 06/26/2019

US Education Department to investigate UNC Middle East event CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education is investigating a conference on the Middle East held at the University of North Carolina after a legislator raised complaints that participan...
16:34, 06/18/2019

Two more universities get into blockchain education with specialized online courses This week sees two more universities get into the blockchain game by offering courses in cryptocurrency, fintech, and distributed ledger technology. Earlier this week, Ireland‘s Minister for Business,...
12:34, 05/31/2019

European polls will be 'difficult' for Conservative, says UK education minister European elections are going to be "difficult" for the governing Conservative Party, education minister Damian Hinds said on Sunday, when questioned over those Conservatives who say they will transfer...
14:34, 05/12/2019

UNESCO warns millions of kids left behind on education Without urgent action, one in six children worldwide will be out of school by 2030, a new UNESCO report warns. Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told DW the world is walking towards "an en...
19:34, 07/09/2019

Democratic candidates call for more higher education funding LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Democratic candidates running for Kentucky governor have vowed to push for more state funding for higher education as they met for their second televised debate this week. A...
22:51, 05/15/2019

Israeli education minister favors gay 'conversion therapy' Israel's education minister voiced support on Saturday for so-called gay "conversion therapy", drawing a disavowal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose government's religious-rightist tilt ha...
03:00, 07/14/2019

Gallup: Hope for education differs among poor Americans Americans who live in impoverished neighborhoods nationwide don't agree on whether their children have access to high-quality public schools, new research said Tuesday....
22:34, 06/04/2019

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees make it to secondary school, and just one per cent...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Here is how Americans spend their money based on their level of education This is how Americans spend their money on depending on their education levels. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
18:01, 06/13/2019

Oregon teachers the latest to walk out for more education funds Hundreds of teachers in Oregon are planning a statewide walkout on Wednesday to rally for more education funding -- following a lead taken by tens of thousands of other educators nationwide....
22:51, 05/08/2019

NYC spends double the national average on education, has little to show for it New figures released Tuesday show that New York City spends more than twice the national average to educate its public-school students — but recent test scores reveal a sorry return on that investment...
09:34, 05/22/2019

FCC will auction 2.5GHz spectrum for 5G, remove education requirements As expected, the FCC has done away with educational requirements for fallow 2.5GHz spectrum that could more usefully be utilized for 5G networks.Read More...
05:17, 07/11/2019

Sexual assault survivors are using this sex education app to regain confidence For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. With female sexua...
21:34, 07/15/2019

China's Ping An to invest in education startup iTutorGroup Ping An Insurance Group Co Of China said on Friday it would invest in online education company iTutorGroup, in a move to expand its "smart education" business....
12:00, 07/13/2019

Protesters March in Brazil Against Bolsonaro's Education Cuts Students and teachers took to the streets across Brazil to protest spending freezes, marking the first nationwide demonstrations against President Jair Bolsonaro as he struggles to maintain his popula...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Alaska lawmakers near showdown with governor over education cuts Alaska lawmakers were heading for a showdown with Governor Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday to try and stop his bid to slash spending on higher education - a move the state's main university has warned coul...
20:00, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Walgreens expands epinephrine shot partnership as shortage persists Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Thursday it expanded its partnership with Kaleo Inc to include the company's epinephrine auto-injectors for infants and toddlers in its pharmacies amid a national ...
19:17, 07/11/2019

Sen. Angus King’s unplanned road trip home expands his horizon After a canceled flight, the senator joined a group of strangers who rented a car and drove overnight to Maine. King got a chance to learn about his constituents....
12:51, 06/26/2019

Garmin expands Forerunner line of GPS running watches with five new models for every budget While Garmin makes all kinds of wearable devices, ranging from super-basic activity trackers to luxury smartwatches, its central focus remains on so-called GPS running watches, designed to take on the...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Putin expands list of on fast-tracked Russian passports for Ukrainians Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree expanding the list of Ukrainians and citizens of some other countries eligible for fast-tracked Russian passports, the Kremlin said on Wednesday....
14:17, 05/01/2019

Israel expands Gaza fishing zone, implementing cease-fire Israel says it is expanding the permitted fishing zone off Gaza’s coast, the latest sign that a cease-fire deal with Palestinian militants is moving forward...
18:51, 05/21/2019

Facebook expands political advertising disclaimers and authorization to Canada and Ukraine Facebook announced it will require political and social issue advertisers to be authorized in Canada and Ukraine, with more countries to follow.       ...
17:34, 06/25/2019

Russia’s Yandex expands its Alice voice assistant to the smart home Russian internet giant Yandex has announced a big expansion for its digital assistant Alice, introducing integrations with various smart home products.Read More...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Brass knuckles, clubs: New Texas law expands limits of open carry Coming this fall, it will be legal in Texas to carry brass knuckles, clubs and self-defense keychains, according to reports. It will be an extension of open carry laws that include rifles and guns. Ov...
09:17, 05/30/2019

Some parents turn to insurance to protect the cost of their kids' education With the cost of a four-year degree at a public college at more than $80,000 — and nearly $15,000 at private universities — tuition insurance is gaining a foothold....
21:34, 05/09/2019

#StopHindiImposition Protest Erupts Against Centre's Draft Education Plan Hindi should not be made a mandatory third language in schools, a popular campaign on social media said on Saturday, as Twitter was flooded with messages protesting a draft education policy submitted....
16:00, 06/01/2019

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call Santi “it”.“It’s sort of like treating me as a diffe...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Meghan Markle Champions Female Education in Inspiring Message Meghan Markle surprised attendees at the CAMFED Education Changes Everything Gala in New York on Thursday by appearing in a pre-recorded message and talking about the importance of female......
00:00, 05/11/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico's Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country's Senate rejected legislation previously passed in the lower house....
02:51, 05/02/2019

Israelis call for education minister to resign over gay conversion remarks Hundreds protest in Tel Aviv after Rafi Peretz says gay conversion ‘therapy’ worksHundreds of demonstrators have called on Israel’s new education minister to resign after the far-right politician said...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico’s Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country’s Senate rejected legislation previously passed in the lower house...
00:34, 05/02/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Broad Plan to Overhaul Education Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Saturday his plans for a comprehensive overhaul of the nation’s education system that would pay teachers more and end for-profit charter schools....
02:17, 05/19/2019

Forget Sats – find a true measure of education | Letters Clive Stafford Smith says Sats are irrelevant to his son’s life and Mary Bousted defends Labour’s proposed assessment reforms, while Ann Moore and Richard Wetherell highlight the negative effects of t...
22:34, 05/15/2019

State news reports Iran’s education minister has resigned TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that Iran’s minister of education has resigned to run for a seat in parliament in February 2020. IRNA said Thursday that President...
21:00, 06/06/2019

She Left the Education Dept. for Groups It Curbed. Now She’s Back, With Plans. As the architect of higher education policy, Diane Auer Jones is pushing to overhaul accreditation, and, to critics, revive the fortunes of “bottom feeder” for-profit colleges....
03:00, 06/10/2019

HP Chromebook 14A G5 review: An AMD-powered workhorse for education or business users The 14-inch HP Chromebook 14A G5 has its drawbacks, including a moderate screen resolution, but it offers a very good keyboard and comes at an attractive price....
13:34, 05/30/2019

'Education under fire' as attacks on Afghan schools jump, UNICEF says Attacks on schools in Afghanistan increased almost threefold last year, making it increasingly difficult to ensure an education for children in many parts of the country, the United Nations children's...
02:34, 05/28/2019

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its public schools....
03:34, 06/15/2019

The Trump administration is waging a quiet war on education | Ross Barkan The Trump/DeVos vision of American education? Unshackle the rich and let them turn a profit at the expense of working-class studentsPerhaps nothing illustrates the perverse nature of Donald Trump’s ad...
08:17, 06/14/2019

At Delhi's Slum, Rohingya Pin Hope On Education To Make Life Better Life may be all about slums, cramped lanes and one-room hutments for Rohingya refugees in Delhi's Kalindi Kunj Camp, but the younger generation of the community is setting its sights on becoming......
11:17, 07/14/2019

State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia suddenly resigns State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia surprised school officials on Monday by announcing that she’s stepping down after four years at the helm. Elia said she plans to join a national education-a...
05:17, 07/16/2019

Arizona Board of Education backs off changes to sex ed curriculum amid uproar A move to change Arizona’s sex education guidelines crashed and burned earlier this week after an irate group of parents, advocates and lawmakers descended en masse on an Arizona Board of Education me...
19:00, 06/25/2019

Biden education plan would boost teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap betw...
23:51, 05/28/2019

Olympic great Johnson embarks on stroke education campaign Champion Olympic sprinter Michael Johnson has minor lingering effects from a stroke, but has made an excellent overall recovery and is urging others to be aware of the symptoms that could indicate the...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Education critical to ensure future of forests, and reverse their destruction The UN drew attention to the vital role that forests play in addressing some of the world’s greatest environmental challenges on Thursday, and the importance of tackling the issues that threaten them,...
20:51, 04/28/2019

"Don't Incite Us": Raj Thackeray's Party On Centre's Draft Education Plan Joining ranks with the recent protests over the three language formula proposed in the draft National Education Policy 2019, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena on Sunday spoke against enforcement of Hindi......
06:51, 06/03/2019

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred an...
05:17, 06/11/2019

Former Puerto Rico education secretary and five others arrested in corruption probe Six people, including Puerto Rico's former education secretary, were arrested in a sweeping corruption probe that alleges they steered federal funds to unqualified but connected contractors, federal o...
22:34, 07/10/2019

Former Secretary of Education questions Joe Biden's 'soft' stance on China Former Vice-president and 2020 hopeful Joe Biden has got it “so wrong,” Dr. Bill Bennett, former Secretary of Education and Fox News contributor said on America’s Newsroom Thursday, referring to Biden...
19:34, 05/02/2019

Julián Castro Unveils Education Plan With Focus on Universal Pre-K Mr. Castro’s sweeping plan would also eliminate tuition at public universities and community colleges and overhaul the student-debt repayment process....
21:34, 05/13/2019

U.S. women with less income, education often lack access to infertility care (Reuters Health) - Although women from all walks of life tend to experience infertility at similar rates, a new U.S. study suggests there are wide disparities in access to treatment....
05:00, 07/18/2019

Western UN envoys condemn China's Muslim 're-education' camps China is reportedly holding up to 1 million Uighurs in internment camps, described as "concentration camps" by rights groups. Diplomats rarely send open letters to the UN Human Rights Council to slam ...
21:51, 07/10/2019

House GOP education bill moving forward as teachers protest CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Despite teacher protests, Republicans in the West Virginia House of Delegates have advanced their wide-ranging education proposal to allow the state’s first charter scho...
02:00, 06/18/2019

Streamline The Education System: Top Court To Central, State Governments The entire education system of the country should be streamlined so that students do not have to face stress while seeking admissions to various courses, the Supreme Court said Tuesday....
19:51, 06/04/2019

Gorsuch replaces Biden as chair of civic education group Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch is taking on a new role as the honorary chairman of a nonpartisan group devoted to education about the Constitution, replacing former Vice President Joe Biden....
22:00, 05/14/2019

Julián Castro makes universal pre-K focus of education plan AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is calling for free public college tuition and universal prekindergarten under a new education plan in his 2020 campaign. The forme...
11:00, 05/14/2019

UN agency: higher education bodies back ‘climate emergency’ The U.N. environment agency says networks and organizations representing more than 7,000 institutions of higher and further education around the world have signed a letter declaring “a climate emergen...
03:17, 07/11/2019

Protesters march across Brazil, enraged by Bolsonaro education cuts Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to march against education spending freezes by the government of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, who labeled the march...
21:17, 05/15/2019

Special education teacher gives student with autism award for ‘most annoying’ An Indiana fifth-grader, who has autism, was given a “most annoying male” award by his teacher during a ceremony attended by classmates and the school faculty, according to the boy’s...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap...
03:51, 05/29/2019

Ottawa expands insurance for Canadian canola exporters amid China dispute Ottawa increased the insurance coverage available for canola exporters, a government corporation said on Thursday, as it seeks to reduce trade risks amid a dispute with China....
20:00, 06/13/2019

Salmonella outbreak connected to backyard poultry expands to 41 states, sickens hundreds: CDC The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week announced the salmonella outbreak that has been linked to backyard poultry — such as chicks and ducklings — has expanded, sickening a new...
20:34, 06/15/2019

Search for bikini-clad woman in Mojave Desert expands with off-road vehicles Nearly 20 people are now scouring the Mojave Desert in California for a 69-year-old bikini-clad Arizona woman who vanished Friday while hiking with her husband as sweltering temperatures continue to b...
19:00, 07/17/2019

Motorsport Network expands in Middle East and North Africa with joint venture Motorsport Network, the integrated digital platform that is the global destination for automotive and motorsport fans, is delighted to announce further expansion in the Middle East and North Africa re...
17:34, 06/27/2019

Cboe DataShop Expands Offering with Wall Street Horizon Event Data CHICAGO – March 22, 2018 –  Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe DataShop has added Wall Str...
14:34, 05/01/2019

Bats Europe Expands BXTR to Offer Buy-Side Trade Reporting Services LONDON – 3 April 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it has expanded its trade reporting facility, BXTR, to offer a n...
15:17, 05/01/2019

Sears expands DieHard brand to lawn and garden tools after surviving bankruptcy Sears plans to expand its DieHard battery brand as the retailer seeks to regain momentum after surviving Chapter 11 bankruptcy.        ...
23:51, 05/07/2019

Maruti Suzuki Expands To Newer Cities In India With Mobile Nexa Terminal Maruti Suzuki has flagged off its new mobile Nexa terminal that will be expanding the premium dealership network to newer cities and town across the country, where the company does not have presence.....
15:00, 06/04/2019

How retailers can compete against Amazon as the retail giant expands further into online grocery (AMZN) Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. That's the strategy e-tailers will have to adopt if they want to compete with Amazon. To fight back against the e-commerce giant's expanding dominance,...
08:17, 05/06/2019

Putin expands list of Ukrainians, others eligible for fast-track Russian passports Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree expanding the list of Ukrainians and citizens of some other countries eligible for fast-tracked Russian passports, the Kremlin said on Wednesday....
20:34, 05/01/2019

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregate” public education....
02:17, 05/19/2019

Migrant kids could lose education classes, sports, legal aid at shelters TUCSON — The Trump administration cites funding constraints as the reason its directed the Office of Refugee Resettlement to start cutting English classes, recreation and legal aid to migrant ch...
14:51, 06/09/2019

Brazil education cuts spur biggest protests yet against Bolsonaro government Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to rally against education spending freezes in the biggest demonstrations to date against the government of President Jair...
22:34, 05/15/2019

Students protest across Brazil over Jair Bolsonaro's sweeping cuts to education From Amazon cities to small towns in the deep south, demonstrators turned out to condemn funding cutsTens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have taken to the streets of Brazil for their...
07:17, 05/31/2019

Democrat Jay Inslee ties climate change into 2020 education plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee, who has made climate change the major issue in his campaign, said Friday he will incorporate the issue into his education plan....
15:51, 07/06/2019

Democrat Warren says she would pick a public school teacher for education post Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren pledged on Monday that if she wins the White House in 2020, her education secretary will be "a former public school teacher who is committed to publi...
23:51, 05/13/2019

Bengal Education Minister Appeals To Junior Doctors To Withdraw Strike Senior Trinamool Congress leader West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee appealed to striking junior doctors to "keep aside" misunderstandings and withdraw their agitation, which entered its....
14:00, 06/14/2019

Israeli education minister under fire for supporting LGBTQ2 conversion therapy Rafi Peretz, who leads a small religious nationalist party, said in a televised interview over the weekend that he supports conversion therapy and has performed it....
21:51, 07/14/2019

House panel probes education secretary DeVos' personal email use A U.S. congressional committee on Monday sought records from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos relating to her use of private email accounts, expanding an investigation into how President Donald Trump's...
00:51, 07/16/2019

Biden's education plan pledges to 'defeat' the NRA, support assault weapons ban Former Vice President Joe Biden pledged on Tuesday to "defeat the National Rifle Association (NRA)" as part of his 2020 campaign promise to fight for school safety....
04:17, 05/29/2019

U.S. education groups McGraw-Hill, Cengage plan all-stock merger - WSJ Educational publishers McGraw-Hill Education Inc and Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc are planning an all-stock merger, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday....
10:00, 05/01/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Education Plan to Eliminate Student Debt Senator Bernie Sanders, along with Representatives Ilhan Omar and Pramila Jayapal, would cancel all student debt and eliminate tuition at public and community colleges....
22:34, 06/24/2019

Terror attacks on Afghan schools leave millions with no formal education Terrorist attacks against schools in Afghanistan have forced more than 1,000 to close, meaning nearly half the nation's children won't get a formal education, UNICEF reports....
16:51, 05/28/2019

Trump’s Education Department resolves nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as Obama's The Department of Education on Wednesday released new data showing that it has resolved nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as the Obama administration, a direct rebuttal of complaints from l...
01:17, 07/11/2019

Quebec education minister provokes controversy with Malala Yousafzai photograph Quebec's education minister has sparked controversy after posing for a picture with Malala Yousafzai, then saying the education advocate would not be allowed to become a teacher in the Canadian provin...
23:51, 07/09/2019

Trump Administration Plans to Cut Education and Recreation for Migrant Children in Shelters Citing financial constraints, the administration said it would begin restricting or canceling education, legal and recreational services for migrant children housed in shelters....
23:51, 06/05/2019

U.S. education groups McGraw-Hill, Cengage plan all-stock merger Educational publishers McGraw-Hill Education Inc and Cengage Learning Holdings II Inc are planning an all-stock merger, McGraw-Hill said on Wednesday....
14:34, 05/01/2019

4 Years of College, $0 in Debt: How Some Countries Make Higher Education Affordable When we asked people around the world what sort of financial burden they bore for their higher education, we heard how much it varies from country to country....
11:17, 05/28/2019

"Beautiful Solution," Tweets AR Rahman After Centre Tweaks Education Draft Amid protests over the draft version of the National Education Policy 2019, the NDA-ruled government at the centre clarified on Sunday that Hindi will not be thrust upon any state. The centre's......
09:34, 06/03/2019

Trump admin axing education, recreation programs for migrant children The influx of children crossing the border without a parent or legal guardian was putting a "tremendous strain" on the resources of the agency tasked with housing them, the Trump administration says....
01:00, 06/06/2019

Centre To Remove 'Minimum Education' Rule Needed To Get A Driving Licence The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport vehicle....
05:00, 06/19/2019

Brazil education freeze spurs biggest protests yet against Bolsonaro government Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to rally against education spending freezes in the biggest demonstrations yet against President Jair Bolsonaro, who called...
08:00, 05/16/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education overhaul in appeal to black voters Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled an education policy proposal on Saturday designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system, in a bid to appeal to black voters...
22:34, 05/18/2019

Trump's new immigration plan emphasizes skills and education over family connections The proposal includes two parts – a physical infrastructure component that would include border wall construction and be financed by new fees on trade collected at the border, and a revamped points sy...
22:51, 05/15/2019

State Education Department moves to boost oversight of private schools The state Education Department proposed revised rules Friday to boost its oversight of private and religious schools. The regulations would require the nonpublic schools to provide “substantially equi...
04:34, 06/01/2019

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'will be delighted to pay more in taxes' for free health care, education Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, continued to defend democratic socialism and argued that Americans would be "delighted to pay more in taxes" if his policies are carried out. ...
10:17, 06/13/2019

An outstanding Jane The Virgin tackles guilt, education, and living with a Martian tail “Chapter Ninety-Four” is an episode full of major developments that drive character arcs forward, but before we get to any of them, I have to shout out the star of this episode: Rogelio’s Martian tail...
14:00, 06/20/2019

Biden unveils education plan, his first major policy proposal as 2020 candidate The plan would help teachers tackle debt, triple funding for districts with a high proportion of low-income students and boost the number of health professionals in schools....
01:34, 05/29/2019

Costa Rica education minister resigns under Evangelical fire for LGBTQ policy Costa Rica's education minister Edgar Mora resigned on Monday following protests against policies including his support for gender-neutral bathrooms, in a sign the cultural issues that dominated last ...
04:51, 07/02/2019

New Zealand teachers hold country's largest education strike day before 'wellbeing' budget Tens of thousands of New Zealand teachers walked off the job on Wednesday, a day before the government announced its 'wellbeing' budget, calling for higher pay and shorter hours in the country's large...
23:51, 05/28/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education policy overhaul to appeal to black voters Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Saturday announced an education policy proposal designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system in a direct appeal to black v...
19:34, 05/18/2019

India’s Byju’s education platform raises $150 million round for global expansion Indian ed-tech firm Byju’s has raised $150 million in funding in a round led by the Qatar Investment Authority. Byju’s recently acquired augmented reality kids game maker Osmo for $120 mil...
12:51, 07/11/2019

State Education Department ordered Jewish school to accept unvaccinated kids Amid a record-setting nationwide measles outbreak driven largely by New York cases, the state ordered a Long Island school to accept unvaccinated kids into its classes and after-school activities. The...
04:17, 06/02/2019

Health and education start-ups say recruiting has gotten easier in wake of Facebook, Google scandals Traditionally, it's been a huge challenge for health-tech and ed-tech companies to recruit tech talent from Facebook, Google and the other big tech companies....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin, Lamborghini car prices plunge as ultra-luxury market expands Had your eye on a Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin or Lamborghini? Now might be your time as prices fall. Or you can just keep dreaming, like us.       ...
13:00, 06/10/2019

Nick Nurse not about to say sorry for controversial timeout OAKLAND, Calif. — Raptors first-year head coach Nick Nurse had done wonderful work in the NBA Finals’ first four games and the first 45 minutes of Game 5. It took a while before Nurse got second-guess...
15:51, 06/13/2019

Ferguson defeats Cerrone via controversial TKO Tony Ferguson defeated Donald Cerrone by second-round TKO on Saturday at UFC 238 when it was ruled by ringside doctors that Cerrone could not continue due to a swollen right eye....
09:17, 06/09/2019

UAE fast withdrawing from controversial Yemen war The future of Yemen is shrouded in a fresh slew of speculation amid reports this week that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are abruptly withdrawing their troops from the Saudi-led onslaught on the neig...
07:51, 07/13/2019

EU says will respond to controversial US move on Cuba The EU says a move by the US to fully implement the Helms-Burton Act on Cuba violates international law. European companies could be affected by lawsuits resulting from Washington's decision....
12:17, 05/02/2019

Education Department to probe UNC-Duke conference on Gaza after allegations of anti-Semitism emerge The Department of Education will investigate the potential bias of a taxpayer-funded college conference which the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill hosted in partnership with Duke University ea...
05:00, 06/18/2019

Palestinian children’s education deeply impacted by ‘interference’ around West Bank schools, UN warns Alarmed by a high number of reported incidents of interference in or near Palestinian schools in the West Bank since the beginning of the school year in September, the UN called on Wednesday for them ...
23:34, 04/28/2019

With half of Somaliland children not in school, UNICEF and partners launch education access programme Access to education in Somaliland is extremely limited, with more than 50 per cent of children in Somaliland out of school. In an effort to address the problem, the UN children’s fund, UNICEF, has par...
22:34, 07/13/2019

2020 Democrats rail against charter schools and flaunt big spending plans at education forum Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against charter schools and flaunted billion- and trillion-dollar education proposals during a Friday forum hosted by the largest union in the U.S....
17:00, 07/06/2019

Tastemaker: Through the Iconoclast Dinner Experience, Lezli Levene Harvell Gives the Gift of a Spelman Education The Iconoclast Dinner Experience, Dr. Lezli Levene Harvell’s annual series of highly curated culinary events, is becoming well-known for championing the talents and visibility of some of our most exci...
20:51, 05/29/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Proposes Huge Investments in Maternal Health, Child Care and Education Ms. Gillibrand’s campaign introduced a plan that would help new families with everything from diapers and nursery beds to paid leave and prekindergarten....
16:17, 05/22/2019

Google makes $6 million grant to bring computer science education to underserved youth Google is ramping up its computer science education efforts, announcing a $6 million grant to the National 4-H Council, a youth development organization....
21:17, 06/12/2019

Teenager who went viral after arguing with his teacher that there are only two genders barred from returning to the school to finish his education A teenager who went viral after arguing with his teacher that there are only two genders will not be allowed to return to the school where he filmed the confrontation....
15:34, 07/03/2019

UK's controversial use of face recognition to be challenged in court The first legal battle of the UK's use of face recognition technology begins today, the police today it helps them find suspects but critics say it is unlawful...
15:34, 05/21/2019

Guatemala, U.S. Discuss Controversial Migrant Deal Under safe-third-country treaty, the violence-racked Central American nation would require asylum seekers from Honduras and El Salvador to make their claims there....
05:00, 06/20/2019

HD Kumaraswamy's Advice After "Controversial" Remarks By JDS Leader Fed up with the differences in the ruling Congress-JDS coalition and the "Siddaramaiah for CM again'' clamour, senior JDS leader Basavaraj Horatti on Saturday suggested that the assembly be dissolved....
20:17, 05/18/2019

Trump Praises Controversial Hungarian Leader President Trump offered praise for Hungary’s controversial prime minister during the European leader’s first White House visit in more than 20 years, describing him as a highly respected figure who ha...
12:00, 05/14/2019

USWNT tops Spain in World Cup after controversial PK It was the first time in this year’s World Cup that the United States headed into halftime without the lead. Opening up the knockout stage, Spain lived up to the assumption that it would be the first ...
22:51, 06/24/2019

Who is Marianne Williamson? A look at the controversial Democratic candidate Williamson, an author, spiritual leader and self-help expert, topped the list of most-searched-for people during the second Democratic debate on Thursday night....
23:00, 06/28/2019

Croats gather in Austria for controversial commemoration Thousands of Croatian far-right supporters have gathered in a field in southern Austria to commemorate the massacre of pro-Nazi Croats by communists at the end of World War II....
15:51, 05/18/2019

Avs captain takes blame for controversial no-goal Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog shouldered the responsibility Wednesday night after a rare offside call erased a Colorado goal and torpedoed the Avs' momentum in a season-ending loss to the Sharks...
15:34, 05/09/2019

The World’s Most Controversial Coal Mine Doesn’t Add Up Adani’s Carmichael project became a hot-button issue in Australia’s recent election. It could finally be getting the go-ahead, but the math is all wrong....
02:34, 05/24/2019

Aussies could get slugged with a 'Netflix tax' under controversial NBN Co proposal NBN Co has put forward a proposal to its top 50 retail service provider (RSP) partners, asking them what they think of charging a different amount for the data used by streaming video compared with ot...
04:00, 07/02/2019

Why The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019 List Is More Controversial Than Ever Even now, five years on, René Redzepi’s face still lights up when he recalls the April night his restaurant Noma was named best restaurant in the world for the fourth time. After a diffic...
17:17, 06/21/2019

NHL playoffs have often been tilted by controversial calls: Here are some of the most memorable Officiating decisions have drawn criticism in 2019 NHL playoffs, but Brett Hull's illegal foot-in-the-crease goal decided a Stanley Cup championship.        ...
19:51, 05/08/2019

Kim Kardashian says she had 'innocent intentions' with controversial shapewear name Kim Kardashian is opening up about the immense backlash she recently faced after revealing the name of her new line of shapewear: Kimono -- and her decision to change the controversial title.  ...
01:34, 07/09/2019

The Bachelorette's Luke Parker Will Be a "Controversial" Contestant We need to talk about The Bachelorette's Luke Parker. Luke, aka Luke P. on the series (you can never have too many Lukes), got the first impression rose from Hannah Brown in The......
21:17, 05/16/2019

NBA roundup: Warriors fall in controversial finish "Karl-Anthony Towns made a tiebreaking - and controversial - free throw with\r\na half-second remaining in overtime on Friday night, giving the Minnesota\r\nTimberwolves a 131-130 victory that dropped...
15:34, 05/01/2019

UP Minister's Controversial Comment On "Nature Of Rape" An Uttar Pradesh minister today questioned the authenticity of some rape cases saying there is a "nature" of each rape. A video clip of the minister's controversial comment was shared on social media....
01:17, 06/10/2019

Pacman Jones retires after controversial NFL career Adam “Pac-Man” Jones’ career was long and filled with controversy. And now, it is over. Jones announced his retirement on Friday after a 12-year career. The infamous cornerback ends his NF...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Pope laments abortion with controversial 'hit man' remark The head of the Catholic Church has equated getting an abortion for medical reasons with hiring a contract killer. German officials have condemned such rhetoric, saying it is "absolutely unacceptable....
17:51, 05/25/2019

Trump administration imposes major new restrictions on US travel to Cuba, banning many education and recreational trips WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration imposes major new restrictions on US travel to Cuba, banning many education and recreational trips....
17:51, 06/04/2019

Best London commuter areas for schools: four spots with outstanding primary and secondary education within 45 minutes of the capital Due to the exodus of young families from London out to the home counties in search of space and value for money, the South-East now faces an acute pupils-to-places crisis. The region is expecting a 5....
14:51, 05/29/2019

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown said on Tuesday. ...
23:34, 04/28/2019

Biden expands lead over rivals for 2020 U.S. presidential nomination despite lack of support from millennials: Reuters/Ipsos poll Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has expanded his lead over a wide field of candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination by 5 percentage points since he entered the race in late Apri...
22:51, 05/15/2019

San Francisco to paint over controversial George Washington mural San Francisco will spend up to $600,000 to paint over a historical George Washington mural once seen as educational but now criticized as racist and degrading for its depiction of black and Native Ame...
20:51, 07/04/2019

Marvel's Avengers: can the controversial new video game win over the faithful? The Avengers video game has just been unveiled – and has proved divisive, thanks to redesigned characters and a trailer that looked more like a film than a gameBefore this year’s E3, the annual video ...
12:00, 07/01/2019

Pamplona’s Bull Runs Have a Controversial Past. Do They Still Have a Future? It takes about three and a half minutes to complete what’s perhaps the world’s most controversial race. Each year in the second week of July, six bulls are released every day at 8 a.m. int...
19:00, 07/17/2019