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Facebook's Libra Project Is Getting Hammered From All Sides, With Fed Chair Raising 'Serious Concerns'

Facebook’s already-troubled Libra cryptocurrency project, which has already run into significant opposition among the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services and the Senate Bank...

Facebook's Libra Project Is Getting Hammered From All Sides, With Fed Chair Raising 'Serious Concerns'

Source: gizmodo.com

Fed chief calls for Facebook to halt Libra project until concerns addressed U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns are addressed, comments that pressured the project and dented the price of the ori...
2019-07-10 21:32

Halt Libra Project Until Concerns Addressed: Federal Chief To Facebook US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns are addressed, comments that......
2019-07-11 07:16

Team Trump raises concerns of fund raising war A fight has broken out over two new Republican fundraising sites built to take advantage of GOP support for President Trump and down ticket candidates and provide the party with platforms that can compete with the hugely successful Democratic site Ac...
2019-07-09 19:48

Mineworkers fear 'reprisals' for raising safety concerns amid spike in deaths Union worries about ‘reporting culture’ at Queensland mines, where most workers are now employed as casualsContract and casual mineworkers in Queensland are fearful of “retribution” if they complain about questionable safety practices, their union sa...
2019-07-10 09:16

US Treasury has 'serious concerns' Libra could be used for terrorism The US government views cryptocurrencies, including Facebook-backed Libra, as a national security issue. In a press conference today, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Treasury Department has "very serious concerns" that Libra could be misus...
2019-07-16 03:48

Fed's Powell Says Facebook's Libra Raises 'Serious Concerns' Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and legislators in both parties expressed broad concern about Facebook’s plan to create a cryptocurrency-based payment network....
2019-07-12 08:48

Facebook Libra Digital Currency Raises 'Serious Concerns': US Fed Chief US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns are addressed....
2019-07-11 08:32

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency stirs criticism, privacy concerns US lawmakers have grilled Facebook on its ambitious plan to create a financial ecosystem based on a digital currency called Libra. The project is viewed with skepticism in many countries, including Germany....
2019-07-16 19:16

Facebook official says regulatory concerns to be addressed before Libra launch Facebook Inc's top official overseeing the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency plans to tell U.S. lawmakers the company will not launch the digital currency until regulatory concerns and approvals are fully addressed....
2019-07-15 20:00

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
2019-06-18 20:48

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.Read More...
2019-06-19 06:32

'Facebook is already too big and too powerful': Senate to dig into Libra, the tech giant's new crypto project (FB) The US Senate Banking Committee plans to hold a hearing on Facebook's newly-announced Libra cryptocurrency project on July 16th, Reuters reports. On Tuesday, Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), the ranking member of the committee, responded to the announc...
2019-06-20 00:32

Facebook currency project 'cannot go forward' until concerns addressed: Powell U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns were addressed, piling further pressure on the controversial project....
2019-07-10 20:16

Facebook had to invent a totally new programming language, Move, for its Libra cryptocurrency project because no other language was up to the task (FB) Reuters Last week, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency of its own called Libra — an initiative that has already drawn the attention of Silicon Valley, government officials, and even astrologists. Less noticed was the fact that Facebo...
2019-07-02 04:00

Jordan Spieth is getting hammered for calling out his caddie at the U.S. Open On the par-4 eighth hole, Spieth hit his tee shot into the water, and after a penalty drop, sent his third into the deep rough.        ...
2019-06-14 05:16

Corona brewer’s stock hammered on Mexico tariff fears Threats of tariffs on Mexican imports were a major buzzkill for the company that brews Corona. Shares of Constellation Brands — which also brews Negra Modelo and Pacifico — tumbled 5.8 percent, to $176.45, on Friday as investors worried that the comp...
2019-06-01 13:16

British Airways gets hammered with a record £183m fine for data breach The ICO has penalized British Airways with a record fine of £183 million for a data breach that occurred last year.The incident came to light last September, when British Airways revealed that a sophisticated hack had led to 380,000 customer acc...
2019-07-08 22:32

| S15: So which SA sides crack the knockouts? Beating the Hurricanes in Jo’burg would make the Lions hard to stop as best finishers of the strictly SA-based sides in Super Rugby, writes Rob Houwing....
2019-06-05 14:48

The end of liberalism? At the G20, Putin sides with the populists Russian President Vladimir Putin set the tone for debate at the G20 meeting in Osaka during a sit-down interview with the Financial Times by making a provocative point: Western liberalism, he said, had run its course....
2019-06-29 01:16

Opinion: Unnecessary Sea-Watch 3 provocations from both sides The arrest of the "Sea-Watch 3" captain raises the question of who stands to benefit from such acts of protest. Ultimately, it may play into the hands of Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, writes Bernd Riegert....
2019-07-02 02:32

Biden Comes Under Attack From All Sides in Democratic Debate Senator Kamala Harris confronted the former vice-president in a searing moment over racial equality, and others attacked him on policy and generational divide....
2019-06-28 06:16

Llorente switches sides from Real to Atletico "Atletico Madrid have agreed a deal to sign Spanish midfielder Marcos Llorente from neighbours Real Madrid, the La Liga runners up said in a statement on Thursday."...
2019-06-20 17:48

Trump and Iran may be on the brink of a war that would likely be devastating to both sides Jonathan Ernst/Reuters The US could be on the brink of war with Iran after weeks of rising tensions. The US has sent bombers, an aircraft-carrier strike group, and more to the Middle East in response to unspecified threats to US forces or interests...
2019-05-24 01:00

Ratepayer Group Sides With PG&E Bondholders on Exclusivity California’s leading advocacy group for electricity ratepayers wants the bankruptcy court overseeing PG&E’s restructuring to let the troubled utility’s various stakeholders chime in on how it should be overhauled....
2019-07-02 02:48

Bernie Sanders is taking sides in the Pelosi-AOC feud Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke out about the political rift among House Democrats, saying House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should take it easy on Congress’ younger members. The 2020 Democratic contender came to the defense of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...
2019-07-15 20:00

In Global Tech Battle, the Philippines Has Chosen Sides: Not the U.S. The sometime U.S. ally has thrown in wholeheartedly with Chinese companies to expand its telecommunications network, shunning American warnings about cybersecurity risks. Some in the country worry they’re now vulnerable....
2019-07-15 19:48

U.S. Supreme Court sides with Native American elk hunter The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Native American elk hunter, citing an 1868 treaty between his tribe and the U.S. government as it revived his legal challenge to a conviction for hunting out of season in Bighorn National Forest in Wyom...
2019-05-21 14:48

In Libyan War, Turkey Takes Sides Against Mideast Rivals Turkey is providing military assistance to Libyan authorities that has allowed the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli to contain the advance of a powerful militia commander but also opened a deadly new front in conflicts pitting Ankara against Middle ...
2019-07-02 17:16

EU urges US to respect both sides in Mideast peace moves BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is urging the United States to respect the needs of both Israelis and the Palestinians in any future Mideast peace moves. Juncker’s office says that in a meeting Tuesday, Preside...
2019-06-04 20:48

U.N. says Yemeni warring sides agree port ceasefire moves Yemen's warring parties have agreed new measures to enforce a ceasefire and facilitate a troop pullback from the flashpoint port of Hodeidah, the United Nations said on Monday....
2019-07-15 23:16

BJP Takes Over Darjeeling Local Body After 17 Councillors Switch Sides The BJP on Saturday gained control of Darjeeling's municipal body after seventeen Gorkha Janmukti Morcha councillors switched over to the party, giving it the majority in the 32-strong assembly....
2019-06-08 18:32

Klobuchar refuses to take sides on segregationist spat between Biden and Harris Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., defended both former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., in their war of words over the former’s comments about working with segregationist lawmakers in the past....
2019-07-07 20:16

EQT's largest shareholder sides with Rice nominees in proxy fight Natural gas producer EQT Corp's largest shareholder on Monday extended its support for the nominees of Toby and Derek Rice, the two brothers who sold their company to EQT more than a year ago and are pressing for changes to its board....
2019-07-01 14:32

| Banyana players need top level football to close gap to top sides - coach Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis says she is proud of her charges despite failing to proceed to the last 16 of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup....
2019-06-18 10:32

Sudanese man shot dead during protest as sides wrangle over transition Paramilitary forces backed by Sudan's ruling military council fired at protesters in the southeastern state of Sennar on Sunday, witnesses said, and one man died of a shot to the head, according to opposition medics....
2019-07-14 18:16

Trump Relies on Populist Language, but He Mostly Sides With Corporate Interests President Trump’s inflammatory appeals to white working-class voters have not been matched by legislative accomplishments aimed at their financial well-being....
2019-07-23 20:00

House GOP leader sides with AOC on pay hike, says Congress at risk of being only for millionaires House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., appeared to echo New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying members of Congress deserve a pay raise -- or else only millionaires will be able to serve....
2019-07-06 10:16

Ocasio-Cortez sides with Booker over Biden’s segregationists comments WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez inserted herself into the Democratic primary race Thursday, tweeting that Vice President Joe Biden was in the wrong for suggesting Sen. Cory Booker was out of line for criticizing comments Biden made a...
2019-06-20 22:32

Supreme Court sides with Alabama company in patent dispute WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with an Alabama company over the U.S. Postal Service in a patent dispute. The justices said Monday that the government can’t use a 2011 law to challenge a patent held by Birmingham-based Return Mail...
2019-06-10 16:32

Judge sides with Democrats in Trump bank subpoena fight NEW YORK — A federal judge on Wednesday allowed the House to move ahead with subpoenas seeking years of President Donald Trump’s financial records from Deutsche Bank and Capital One, dealing the second blow in a matter of days to Trump's legal strate...
2019-05-22 23:16

Ursula von der Leyen: hard Brexit would be massive blow for both sides Exclusive: newly elected EU chief suggests there could be emergency help for IrelandThe European commission’s new president has said a hard Brexit would have “massively negative consequences” for both Britain and the EU, and said Brussels could provi...
2019-07-18 19:32

Biden and Trump are just two sides of the same misogynistic coin | Arwa Mahdawi Donald Trump’s disdain for women manifests itself in crass braggadocio, while Joe Biden’s is in the form of patronizing paternalismSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
2019-06-08 16:32

This $13 toothbrush has bristles on both sides, which makes it easier for my toddler to brush her own teeth Courtesy of Alicia Betz / Business Insider The Grabease Double Sided Toothbrush has a choke guard, short handle, and bristles on both sides to make it easy for toddlers to brush their own teeth — and let's be real — for parents to do it ...
2019-07-13 20:48

Both sides in Sudan political crisis hail power-sharing deal Sudan’s military leaders and its pro-democracy movement are welcoming a power-sharing agreement, raising hopes it will end a three-month political crisis that paralyzed the country and led to a violent crackdown that killed scores of protesters...
2019-07-05 18:48

Supreme Court sides with property owners in fight over cemetery mandate The Supreme Court ruled Friday that people can sue in federal court if they believe state or local governments have infringed on their property rights, siding with a Pennsylvania woman fighting her town over a supposed cemetery on her land....
2019-06-21 22:16

From Batman to Holy Land, comics artist sees heroes on all sides An American comic book illustrator once feted for a portfolio including Batman and Wonder Woman covers has found a new calling in the Holy Land - drawing the everyday good and bad guys he sees on all......
2019-06-20 14:32

Senior Chinese diplomat urges all sides to ease Gulf region tension China urges all sides to exercise restraint and ease tension in the Gulf region, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Tuesday, amid a standoff between Iran and United States following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-18 07:32

Norwich spurn spending spree as promoted sides stay cautious | Ben Fisher Daniel Farke and Chris Wilder are keen to learn from others’ mistakes and resisting the urge to splash out excessivelyIt is hardly a science but for a rough indication of how promoted clubs can best make a fist of staying up, perhaps it is best to ex...
2019-07-18 19:48

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for same-sex wedding The Supreme Court on Monday wiped away a ruling that went against a bakery in Oregon that refused to make a cake to celebrate the wedding for a same-sex couple....
2019-06-18 00:16

We want to uphold nuclear deal if all sides do, Iran's IAEA ambassador tells paper Iran intends to preserve the nuclear deal with major powers if all parties fulfill their obligations under it, its ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) nuclear body told a German newspaper in an interview published on Wednesday...
2019-07-10 22:16

Watch a Dummy Lose Control of a Ferrari F12 and Crash It Into Barriers on Both Sides of the Road A Ferrari F12 puts down about 730 horsepower to its rear wheels. That’s a lot of power. On a somewhat wet road like we see in this video, it’s pretty likely that stomping hard on the benzina pedal will result in those rear wheels spinning and losing ...
2019-07-02 07:16

Gorsuch sides with Supreme Court liberals on Native American treaty case Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch joined liberal justices in a 5-4 decision that upheld hunting rights for Native Americans against Wyoming under a 19th-century treaty signed before it became a state....
2019-05-21 16:16

Jeremy Hunt sides with Donald Trump over attack on London Mayor Sadiq Khan Jeremy Hunt has said he agrees with Donald Trump's criticism of Sadiq Khan over his record on knife crime - but he added he would not use the words used by the president in a series of tweets attacking the London mayor....
2019-06-17 22:16

David Letterman says Trump makes it hard for late-night hosts to make fun of both sides Former "Late Show" host David Letterman suggested on Friday that President Trump made it more difficult for late night hosts to humiliate both sides when joking about politics....
2019-05-31 23:48

Hair raising! The return of the perm The trend responsible for some of the 80s’ most ‘memorable’ barnets is back. But fear not – the modern look is less Deirdre Barlow, more a tumble of soft wavesIt is a truth universally acknowledged that everybody wants the opposite of the hair they h...
2019-05-21 20:32

Raising the steaks: how to have a fancy barbecue Tired of guests taking you for granted while you slave over a hot grill? Try your hand at marinated goat, deconstructed ratatouille or boozy poultryThere is a lot to be said for barbecues, including smell, taste, poignant memories of summers past, li...
2019-07-18 15:32

PlayStation Vue is raising prices for all of its plans Another year, another price hike for the PlayStation Vue TV-streaming service. On Monday, the company announced that it was raising the prices of all of its multi-channel plans by $5 per month. The change will be effective starting today for new subs...
2019-07-01 23:48

Veterans speak out against raising the age of tobacco use to 21 Military members often joke that they, particularly the lower enlisted, are held together by caffeine, alcohol, tobacco, and more alcohol. If a new bill proposed in the Senate becomes law, service members younger than 21 would lose access to their ci...
2019-05-24 07:00

Raising Cane’s to open third Tucson restaurant TUCSON – Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers is set to open is the third restaurant in Tucson. The Louisiana-based company will open its new location in late October at 4225 Oracle Road. Raising Cane’s plans to hire 75 crewmembers. Raising Cane’s / ...
2019-06-20 23:48

Mom shares experience of raising intersex children OGDEN, Utah — When doctors said her youngest child would be a girl, Amie Schofield chose the name Victoria. Then doctors said the child would be a boy, so she switched to Victor. It turned out neither was exactly right. The blue-eyed baby was interse...
2019-06-10 23:16

Raising hemp a learning experience for Philpot family PHILPOT, Ky. (AP) — The federal legalization of hemp through the Hemp Farming Act, a part of the 2018 Farm Bill, has brought seasoned farmers and would-be gold rushers alike into the hemp game. For those neo-farmers hoping to cash in, hemp represents...
2019-06-15 19:48

Pakistan arrests 6 men for raising funds for outlawed group MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan says it arrested six men accused of raising funds for an outlawed Pakistan-based group that claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing that killed 40 Indian troops in Kashmir earlier this year. Sarfraz Ahmad, an o...
2019-05-29 09:16

Utah family struggles raising intersex child When doctors said her child would be a girl, Amie Schofield chose the name Victoria. Then they said the child would be a boy, so she switched to Victor. It turned out neither was right. The baby was intersex, with both male and female traits. (June 1...
2019-06-10 22:32

UPDATE 3-Barrick set to take full control of Acacia after raising bid Barrick Gold Corp has struck a deal to buy out its fellow shareholders in Acacia Mining with a higher bid than originally proposed, raising expectations Acacia's long-running tax dispute with the Tanzanian government will finally be resolved....
2019-07-19 19:32

Chipotle to consider raising prices in response to Trump tariffs Chipotle Mexican Grill is considering increasing prices after 2019 costs are predicted to rise by about $15 million because of tariffs proposed last week by President Trump....
2019-06-03 23:00

Community raising money for funeral of slain teen TUCSON-The local community gathered for a car wash on Saturday to raise money for the family of a slain Tucson teenager. The car wash, held off Irvington Road and I-10, was for 18-year-old Julian Zepeda. According to police, Zepeda was shot and kille...
2019-06-02 08:16

Nigeria's cattle-raising Fulani people – in pictures With over 200 million people and an emerging middle class, Nigeria is witnessing a boom in demand for meat. Most of the demand is met by pastoralists from the ethnic Fulani group, who follow time-honoured techniques of raising cattle, driving them so...
2019-06-28 12:16

Assange Indicted Under Espionage Act, Raising First Amendment Issues The WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces 17 counts in a superseding indictment over his role in obtaining and publishing classified documents in 2010....
2019-05-24 04:16

No More Deals: San Francisco Considers Raising Taxes on Tech In 2011, San Francisco cut taxes to lure tech firms. Eight years later, gaping income inequality has city officials looking for ways to get tech to pay its share....
2019-07-17 01:32

Tesla is raising the price of its 'full self-driving' package by $1,000 A couple of months after Tesla started selling the "full self-driving" option again, Elon Musk warned interested customers that its price will "increase substantially over time." The first price hike happened on May 1st, adding $1,000 to the $5,000 -...
2019-07-17 20:48

Hey big spender - how luxury brands are raising the stakes on Instagram Big-spending luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior are splashing out on everything from dance-fuelled fashion shows to teams of advisers as they target social media platforms in the hunt for young shoppers....
2019-06-07 17:16

"Record Of Raising Expectations, Not Delivering": Congress' Jibe At BJP The Congress alleged on Thursday that the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government had a record of raising high expectations by making tall promises but not delivering anything and the president's......
2019-06-20 18:01

More states targeting teen vaping by raising the buying age to 21 Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in restricting the sale and use of tobacco to those 21 and older....
2019-07-02 07:16

Fed chair is in a box of Trump’s making Addressing a conference in Chicago, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell suggested the central bank could cut interests rates if the trade war necessitates action to stabilize the economy....
2019-06-05 16:32

SoftBank Faces Challenges Raising Latest $100 Billion Fund SoftBank’s bid to raise a second mega fund has met with a chilly reception from some of the world’s biggest money managers, signaling that a crucial initiative for the firm faces significant hurdles....
2019-06-02 23:16

The Americanization of Archie: How Meghan Markle Will Mix Her Roots With Royalty When It Comes to Raising Her Son Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's wedding last year had all the royal bells and whistles, from the bride's designer dress, the A-list guest list and wall-to-wall television coverage to the......
2019-05-23 12:48

Raising minimum wage to $15 an hour would lift pay for up to 27M but leave 1.3M jobless Doubling U.S. minimum wage to $15 an hour would raise pay for up to 27 million workers and lift 1.3M from poverty but leave 1.3M jobless, CBO says.       ...
2019-07-09 00:48

A quarter of moms, dads raising teens say they are helicopter parents More people admit to being helicopter parents than you’d think. A quarter of parents raising teens admit that they are the main barrier to their kids becoming independent, according to a new poll from the University of Michigan published Monday...
2019-07-22 23:16

Kushner Sees a Problem in Trump’s Fund-Raising, but Not Everyone Agrees The involvement of the president’s son-in-law is described as something of a defensive move to prevent rivals from taking over a job with great power and proximity to the president....
2019-06-04 07:32

Southern Arizona family raising awareness for domestic violence TUCSON-  A Southern Arizona mother is grieving the loss of her daughter who was shot and killed just a few weeks ago. On Saturday the family held a carwash off Alvernon and Grant to raise money for emergency expenses. 25-year-old Marilynn Pacheco was...
2019-07-14 01:48

Father of the Year Honoree talks challenges to raising five kids TUCSON- One of the seven fathers being recognized by the Father’s Day Council Tucson is Stuart Mellan.  Mellan is the President and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona. With his wife and five kids he shared what fatherhood was like...
2019-05-31 05:32

Netflix reports drop in U.S. subscribers, its first ever, raising concern about its future The streaming service’s numbers were far lower than even its own estimates for the second quarter, causing a Wall Street sell-off and fears that its dominance could be weakening....
2019-07-18 07:16

Some Surge, Others Sputter: 5 Lessons From the Democratic Fund-Raising Reports Second-quarter totals show a lower tier of candidates burning through cash trying to stay viable, while the leaders banked millions. Elizabeth Warren now has more than 300 people on her payroll....
2019-07-16 17:16

What Is the Best Punishment for Someone Who Steals Your Office Chair? Yesterday afternoon, I returned to my office after the holiday to find that someone had taken my good rolling chair—a very comfortable Herman Miller Aeron, thank you Nick Denton—and replaced it with another one which was not only shitty (old, covered...
2019-05-31 21:16

Japan's SoftBank is reportedly grappling with raising money for its latest fund Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group has reportedly hit a roadblock in its quest to raise money for its latest fund, according to the Wall Street Journal....
2019-06-03 09:00

U.S. to keep raising pressure until Iran abandons nuclear arms program: Bolton The United States will keep increasing pressure on Iran until it abandons its pursuit of nuclear weapons and ceases its violent activities in the Middle East, John Bolton, the White House national security adviser, said on Monday....
2019-07-08 23:00

House Committee to Issue Blitz of Subpoenas, Raising Heat on Trump The House Judiciary on Thursday will vote to issue a blitz of subpoenas targeting the biggest names in the investigation on whether President Trump obstructed justice....
2019-07-09 17:32

It’s not just paychecks: The surprising society-wide benefits of raising the minimum wage With its effect on employment all but settled, researchers are looking at crime, mental health and even worker productivity to better understand the effects of higher earnings....
2019-07-09 01:16

An eyebrow-raising $10,000 bet was placed on the Lakers just minutes before the team traded for Anthony Davis AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman The Los Angeles Lakers started the NBA offseason with a bang on Saturday, trading for Anthony Davis. Just minutes before news of the trade broke, somebody placed a $10,000 wager on the Lakers to win the 2020 championship at 5/...
2019-06-18 00:32

Castro says Trump's North Korea meeting is 'raising the profile of a dictator' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro on Sunday criticized President Trump for meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without making any demands of the hermit kingdom’s strongman....
2019-06-30 19:16

Baby Falls From Second Floor, Caught By Teenager In Hair-Raising Video Chilling CCTV footage has captured the moment a two-year-old girl fell from her second floor family apartment and was caught by a teenager standing below....
2019-06-27 20:01

In Hair-Raising Stunt, Siblings Walk On Wire 25 Stories Over New York Siblings from a famed circus family - the Flying Wallendas - walked a wire strung 25 stories over New York's Times Square Sunday, in a hair-raising balancing act performed across five city blocks....
2019-06-24 09:48

Shunned Congolese refugee on raising a son born out of rape: the baby had a right to live For the scores of Congolese women who have raped, the trauma and banishment only deepens if they conceived a child from the attack. But some brave voices are speaking out in the hopes of drawing awareness....
2019-07-02 03:16

Tankers Attacked Again in Gulf of Oman, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict Two tankers have been hit, forcing their crews to abandon ship, near where four tankers were damaged last month. It was not clear who carried out the attacks....
2019-06-13 13:00

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Slams Congress For Raising Doubts Over EVMs Hitting out at the Congress for raising doubts over the use of Electronic Voting Machines in the Lok Sabha polls, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday said the grand old party is showing......
2019-06-14 15:00

EnSilo is raising a series B to monitor and remediate cyber threats (Updated) EnSilo's security platform enables IT teams to proactively respond to cyber threats and conduct detailed analyses of ongoing and past intrusions.Read More...
2019-06-05 03:48

Biden unveils climate plan, raising corporate taxes to pay for investment Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that included reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts to help fund investment needed to achieve 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050....
2019-06-04 14:48

After Raising $120,000 On Kickstarter, Cult Classic Charles Barkley RPG Sequel Has Fallen Apart Over the weekend, the Kickstarter for Barkley 2, the sequel to the 2008 cult classic RPG spoof Barkley Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden, got its first backer update in nearly two years. It’s not good news. According to the update, Barkley 2 has lost nearly it...
2019-06-04 05:32

In Gulf of Oman, Tankers Are Struck Again, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict Suspected attacks forced the crews of two tankers to abandon ship, near where four tankers were damaged last month. It was not clear who was involved....
2019-06-13 19:00

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of "extreme rain" and more flooding ahead of the storm's predicted landfall by early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
2019-07-12 06:00

Ex-Asos chair gets on board for Trainline float The former chairman of Asos, the online fashion giant, is being lined up to help steer Trainline, the UK's biggest rail ticket booking app, through a £1.5bn stock market flotation....
2019-06-10 20:16

Sit Back, Relax, and Enjoy This Zero Gravity Chair For Just $30 Amazon is offering up Sunjoy’s Zero Gravity Chair in the Gold Box today for just $30. This lounger features a lockable reclining system that adjusts to fit your body perfectly, plus a folding mechanism for when it’s time to put it in storage for the ...
2019-05-21 22:48

FCC chair says he will back T-Mobile, Sprint merger Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai said Monday he is giving a thumbs up to the $26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint after the companies agreed to a series of commitments....
2019-05-21 16:16

RNC chair says there’s ‘no place’ for Trump’s rhetoric against Omar ​WASHINGTON – President Trump’s attacks against ​Democratic ​Rep. Ilhan Omar at a raucous rally Wednesday that prompted “send her back” chants from his supporters were not acceptable, according to a top Republican official. “There’s no place for that...
2019-07-18 17:16

De La Rue chair faces ousting by rebel investor The banknote and passport printer ‎De La Rue is facing a fresh round of boardroom upheaval amid a threat from a furious City investor to oust its chairman at an extraordinary general meeting....
2019-07-16 23:16

AstraZeneca seeks formula to discover next chair AstraZeneca (AZ), the FTSE-100 pharmaceuticals group, is preparing a search for the successor to the chairman who helped it fend off Pfizer's £69bn takeover bid five years ago....
2019-06-04 00:16

State GOP chair not ruling out running a Dem for Queens DA The newly minted chair of the state Republican Party said Monday he would not rule out running a moderate Democrat against the victor in the too-close-to-call Democratic primary for Queens DA. “In places where you’re very outgunned in terms of enroll...
2019-07-09 06:32

Fed chair Jerome Powell is just saying what Trump wants to hear You have to admire Donald Trump. Not only did he win the presidency of the US against long odds, but also now he’s moonlighting as the unofficial chairman of the Federal Reserve. President Trump didn’t actually take over the Fed job, but he might as ...
2019-07-11 08:32

Industry veteran Lovell to chair Interserve An industrial turnaround veteran who was parachuted into Carillion just weeks before its collapse is to take on another big outsourcing job as the next chairman of Interserve Group....
2019-07-11 23:16

Dia Mirza Praises Congress Lawmaker For Raising Assam's Coal Mining Issue Actress Dia Mirza is all praises for Congress lawmaker Pradyut Bordoloi who represents Nowgong in Assam after he raised the issue of illegal coal mining in the Lok Sabha during zero hour....
2019-07-04 17:48

Blue Mountains wilderness would be 'permanently' changed by raising dam wall, leak reveals Draft report says Warragamba dam changes would affect Aboriginal historical sitesA leaked draft report has predicted world heritage areas of the Blue Mountains would be “permanently” changed by a controversial New South Wales government plan to raise...
2019-06-13 13:00

India faces weak monsoon rains, raising fears for crops, economy India's monsoon rains were below average for the fourth straight week, with rainfall scanty over central and western parts of the country in the week ended on Wednesday, raising concerns about major crop production and the impact on the nation's econ...
2019-06-28 04:48

From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get higher minimum wages next year.        ...
2019-05-21 18:16

A fast-growing web of Amazon-owned doorbell cameras is raising privacy fears Critics complain police partnerships with the doorbell camera company Ring is turning neighborhoods into places of constant surveillance.       ...
2019-07-19 22:00

India's monsoon rains below average in past week, raising crop worries India's monsoon rains were 20% below average in the week ending on Wednesday, the weather office said, as summer showers turned patchy over the central, western and southern parts of the country, raising concerns over the progress of crop plantings....
2019-07-18 09:16

25 years later, Soul Asylum's "Runaway Train" is still raising awareness for missing children Soul Asylum’s breakthrough 1993 hit “Runway Train” won the Grammy for Best Rock Song and peaked at number five at the Billboard Hot 100. Fueling the song’s popularity was its Tony Kaye-directed video, in which photos of actual missing children/possib...
2019-05-24 19:32

Shark Jumps Out Of Water, Snatches Fish From Line In Hair-Raising Video A video that has gone viral online shows the group fishing on a boat in Cape Cod when a great white shark leaps out of water to snatch a fish they had caught....
2019-07-23 01:01

Washington Post 'analysis' claims the CBO is wrong about the downside to raising the minimum wage. It just won't tell you why The Congressional Budget Office’s dim view of efforts to raise the national minimum wage to $15 an hour is wrongheaded and based on bad data, according to an article published this week by the Washington Post....
2019-07-12 04:32

Tennessee mothers discuss raising LGBT kids in a state set to 'legalize hate' Republican lawmakers have introduced six anti-LGBT bills, which the Tennessee Equality Project has dubbed the Slate of HateAfter a round at the salad bar at Ruby Tuesdays, the moms gather in a booth at the back of the restaurant in Clarksville, north...
2019-05-27 14:00

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
2019-05-28 15:48

Reports: Mets GM throws chair in heated meeting The All-Star break is not quite here yet, but the New York Mets have had enough drama to fill numerous seasons, and that was before their general manager reportedly threw a chair during a heated meeting with the coaching staff....
2019-07-07 07:32

Brodie Van Wagenen — not a chair — is to blame for Mets’ mess Maybe Brodie Van Wagenen should throw around chairs more often. A day after the Mets general manager channeled his inner Bobby Knight by throwing a chair during a meeting with the Mets coaching staff, his team delivered a 6-5 win over the Phillies on...
2019-07-07 13:48

Office Chair Racing Is Officially the Purest Sport When someone tells you their racing series is inspired by Formula One, you’re probably thinking it involves some high-performance cars that race at prestigious international tracks. But this is office chair racing, and it’s the greatest sport in the ...
2019-06-12 02:16

Former DNC chair Ed Rendell: Dems' debate wasn't Biden's best Former Vice President Joe Biden didn't offer his best debate performance, according to former DNC chair Ed Rendell, who also dismissed Rep. Eric Swalwell's, D-Calif. critiques about the former senator's age....
2019-06-29 02:32

Kyrgios throws chair, walks off court, gets defaulted "Nick Kyrgios showed his explosive side yet again at the Rome Masters as he hurled a chair after an unsportsmanlike warning, stormed off and got defaulted."...
2019-05-21 16:16

MTA bus driver attacked by chair-wielding stranger in the Bronx A stranger hurled a folding chair at an MTA bus driver in the Bronx, striking the worker in the head, police said. The 56-year-old driver was talking to a colleague on White Plains Road near East 226th Street in Wakefield — just steps from the White ...
2019-07-23 20:16

Metro Bank to seek new chair as Hill steps aside Metro Bank will on Wednesday try to draw a line under a series of corporate governance rows with the City by announcing that it is kicking off a search for a new chairman....
2019-07-23 20:16

FCC chair: 911 call operators should be able to track VoIP calls Location tracking can sometimes mean the difference between life and death when it comes to 911 calls. If you ring the emergency services with a cell phone using your provider's network, the call handler is able identify where you are, and ensur...
2019-07-11 00:32

Fed chair gets backup from Congress amid Trump onslaught Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is one of President Donald Trump's favorite targets, but he's cultivated an army of fans at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue....
2019-07-11 02:32

State GOP chair: Cuomo cares more about criminals than taxpayers ​The chairman of the New York State Republican Party slammed Gov. Cuomo for caring more about criminals than “hard-working” taxpayers. Nick Langworthy, who ousted former chairman Ed Cox in May, said for Republicans to gain power in the st...
2019-07-01 02:48

U.S. House Judiciary chair says still expects McGahn to testify U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Monday the panel will meet on Tuesday as planned and expects Don McGahn to testify, despite President Trump's order that his former counsel not appear....
2019-05-21 21:16

Debt Limit Deadline Accelerates, Research Group Finds, Raising Pressure on Congress The U.S. government could exhaust its ability to pay its bills in the first half of September, according to a new estimate, creating pressure on Congress to suspend or raise the federal debt ceiling sooner than lawmakers had expected....
2019-07-08 22:48

A Pennsylvania mayor calls off an LGBTQ flag-raising at City Hall just minutes before the event The rainbow flag that is the symbol of the LGBTQ community was set to be raised at Reading, Pennsylvania, City Hall to kick off the city's weeklong Pride celebration. But the mayor called things off just minutes before the ceremony because, he says, ...
2019-07-18 07:00

West Coast braces for heat wave, raising fears of wildfires in Northern California Near-record high temperatures are expected to roast the West Coast next week, with gusty winds raising the danger of fire in a region still coping with last year's deadly wildfires.        ...
2019-06-08 18:00

US warns French digital services tax targets American companies, raising tariffs threat The U.S. Trade Representative's Office announced Wednesday that it had launched an investigation into whether U.S. companies were being unfairly targeted by a tax on digital services expected to pass the French parliament Thursday, raising the threat...
2019-07-11 04:16

U.S. House Judiciary chair says panel will hold McGahn in contempt The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said in a television interview on Monday that his panel will hold the former White House counsel in contempt of Congress for not testifying....
2019-05-21 21:16

The first US national park to allow a powerful 'track chair' to experience trails Trails through Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore can be steep or sandy -- but people who require hiking mobility assistance can now rent a motorized chair with treaded tracks to get around....
2019-07-10 03:32

London must not become offshore centre post Brexit - CFTC chair Policymakers should "tether" London to the European Union to avoid isolating the region's largest financial hub, harming the euro zone economy and spawning an offshore financial centre, the head of the U.S. derivatives watchdog said....
2019-06-04 19:48

U.S. House chair says NY law may not be relevant in securing Trump's federal returns The top U.S. House of Representatives Democrat for tax policy suggested on Tuesday that a newly minted New York law giving Congress access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns may not be relevant to his own efforts to obtain the president's ...
2019-07-10 05:32

Don’t swing too far left, state party chair warns Democrats New York state Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs is warning lawmakers not to veer too far to the left — particularly objecting to a measure that would grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. “We are getting such a banging on several of the things...
2019-06-07 05:16

‘Manspreading’ chair wins award for forcing dudes’ legs together Take a pew, sitting down just got woke! A British student has snagged a nifty design award for creating an anti-manspreading chair. Fed up with men who luxuriate in their seating, University of Brighton student Laila Laurel, 23, fashioned a pair of h...
2019-07-20 02:32

Fed Chair Powell Signals Rate Cut as Economic Risks Loom Jerome H. Powell sent stock markets higher with comments that trade tensions and global economic issues continue to weigh on the United States economy....
2019-07-11 01:32

Brodie Van Wagenen Got So Mad During A Meeting With Mets Coaches That He Threw A Chair After Edwin Diaz blew yet another save for the Mets on Friday in an eventual 7-2 loss to the Phillies, Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen called for a meeting with team coaches and went ballistic on them, according to the New York Post. Things b...
2019-07-08 08:16

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....
2019-05-29 18:16

U.S. equity funds add $1.7 billion ahead of Fed chair testimony: BAML Investors pumped money into bonds and equities in the week to Wednesday with U.S. stock funds adding $1.7 billion, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, as markets tried to weigh hopes for......
2019-07-13 04:16

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn holding news conference in Tokyo Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn plans a news conference Friday that would be his first since he was arrested in November on financial misconduct allegations...
2019-06-28 09:32

Fed Chair Powell's job is safe 'at the present time,' Larry Kudlow says The Trump administration is making "no effort" to remove the Fed's Jerome Powell, top White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 15:00

Queer Eye's Antoni opens up in the drag makeover chair with Miz Cracker The Them YouTube channel is kicking off Pride Month with an impressive makeover: Antoni Porowski, food expert on the popular Netflix series Queer Eye. Porowski, who says he hasn’t dressed up like a girl since 5th-grade Halloween (except for his Britn...
2019-06-06 00:16

'On your mark, get set, roll': Japan's office chair racing – video Dozens of people in Japan have taken part in a race on office chairs - a competition which was inspired by Formula One and Le Mans.The contest, which founded 10 years ago, involves teams of three battling it out across two hours to see who can comple...
2019-06-11 23:48

FBI searches home of Metro chair amid grand jury probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents have searched the home of the chair of the Washington, D.C., transit authority, days after he announced his resignation over an ethics violation. Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Chair Jack Evans acknowl...
2019-06-22 00:32

Heartbreaking Pics Show Puppy Dumped On Side Of Road With Chair, TV A puppy found abandoned in an armchair on the side of a Mississippi road wouldn't leave the piece of furniture, hoping his owners would come back for him....
2019-06-27 20:01

FCC Chair Backs T-Mobile and Sprint Deal, Clearing Hurdle for Merger Ajit Pai said he's satisfied with the companies' promises to build a 5G network and spin off a subsidiary brand. The Justice Department still has doubts....
2019-05-21 18:32

London Bridge inquest: man threw chair to distract attackers from victims Gerard Vowls followed trio, shouting and throwing bottles, and tried to draw them towards policeA man followed the three London Bridge attackers, shouting and throwing objects at them in an attempt to lure them into the line of fire for armed police,...
2019-05-21 20:32

Trump Believes He Has Authority To Demote Fed Chair Jerome Powell: Report US President Donald Trump believes that he has the authority to replace Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and demote him to be a board governor, but is not planning to do so presently, Bloomberg......
2019-06-20 10:16

FCC chair backs merger after T-Mobile and Sprint pledge 97% U.S. 5G coverage in 3 years Ajit Pai has thrown his weight behind T-Mobile's and Sprint's merger after the carriers promised to deploy 5G across the entire U.S., including rural areas.Read More...
2019-05-21 15:16

Blood, sweat but no tears in Japan's office chair grand prix The rattle of tiny plastic wheels echoed through the normally sleepy streets of Hanyu on Sunday morning as the small city 60 kilometers north of Tokyo played host to the Japan office chair 'Isu' grand prix....
2019-06-09 13:32

Looking past ugly Cody Rhodes’ chair shot to rate AEW’s second show Fyter Fest was another step forward for All Elite Wrestling because of its storytelling and buffet approach to presenting pro wrestling. The free Saturday night show, which wasn’t as good as May’s Double or Nothing, which cost $50, was a solid ...
2019-07-02 01:32

DNC Chair Perez defends free healthcare for illegal immigrants: ‘This is not a handout’ A key issue that has come up during the Democratic primary season whether those who enter the United States illegally should be eligible for free health care, and Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez is fully endorsing it....
2019-06-30 16:32

EU to chair high-level meeting on Iran nuclear deal June 28 BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union will chair a meeting of the nations involved in the embattled Iran nuclear deal in Vienna on June 28. Besides the EU, the meeting will be attended by high-level representatives from China, France, Germany, Russia, B...
2019-06-20 21:48

UK economy returns to growth; Fed chair hints at US rate cut - business live Rolling coverage of the latest financial news, including new growth figures for MayLatest: Fed chair Jerome Powell on US outlook Powell cites global weakness and trade tensionsEarlier:UK grew by 0.3% in May, after April contractionExperts: Storm clou...
2019-07-10 15:32

Brodie Van Wagenen throws chair in heated meeting with Mets coaches Tempers are flaring at Citi Field. A tumultuous Mets season took another strange twist, with general manager Brodie Van Wagenen punctuating a heated meeting with the team’s coaching staff by throwing a chair, according to club sources. The incident o...
2019-07-07 05:00

Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, citing a vote that showed strong support for the idea among outside investors in...
2019-06-04 19:48

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog's Governing Council Meeting On June 15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's Governing Council on June 15 to discuss various issues concerning water management, agriculture and security, official sources......
2019-06-04 17:32

Channel 4 to 'empty chair' Boris Johnson at Tory leadership TV debate Frontrunner refuses invite, but will take part in a similar BBC-hosted event two days laterBoris Johnson will be represented by an empty podium in a television debate on Sunday night as his five remaining rivals to be Britain’s next prime minister fi...
2019-06-14 21:48

Fed chair Powell promises to protect US economy from trade war - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Britain’s building sector suffers its worst month in over a yearLatest: Hopes of China and Mexico progressSouth African GDP shrinksUK construction PMI fell last month amid Brexit fearsInt...
2019-06-04 16:32

UPDATE 1-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....
2019-05-29 19:16

You Need This Memory Foam Seat Cushion If You Spend Your Workday In an Office Chair It is literally no surprise to anyone who has ever worked in an office that sitting in a desk chair sucks. Even if your chair isn’t totally uncomfortable, it still can do a number on your back and overall health to sit down for your entire work day. ...
2019-05-24 07:48

Sudanese medical group says 40 bodies pulled from the Nile River, raising death toll in military’s crackdown to 100 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese medical group says 40 bodies pulled from the Nile River, raising death toll in military’s crackdown to 100. The post Sudanese medical group says 40 bodies pulled from the Nile River, raising death toll in militar...
2019-06-05 17:00

House Judiciary Chair Says President Trump Is Guilty of ‘High Crimes and Misdemeanors’ (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee chairman said Sunday that this week’s hearing with Robert Mueller will air “very substantial evidence” of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump and make a public case for impeachment...
2019-07-22 00:48

UPDATE 1-Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, citing a vote that showed strong support for the idea among outside investors in...
2019-06-04 19:48

Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow: Hats off to AOC, she 'nailed' her questions to Fed chair Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow applauded Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Thursday for her questions to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.  ...
2019-07-11 20:16

Trump reportedly discussed firing Fed chair Jerome Powell over rate hikes President said he was ‘not happy’ with decision to raise ratesNot clear whether Trump has authority to force Powell outDonald Trump has reportedly discussed firing Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell, his latest move a series of unprecedented atta...
2019-06-18 19:00

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog Council Meet On Saturday, Drought On Agenda Farm distress, drought and security concerns in Maoist-affected districts will be high on the agenda when Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's governing council at the......
2019-06-14 00:48

Vice Chair Clarida: If economy slows, Fed will implement policy to keep it in a 'good place' He said he will be watching current conditions, in particular the trade war and the inverted yield curve in the bond market, for clues about where the Fed should go next....
2019-06-04 20:48

Trump has no plans to fire Fed Chair Powell ‘at the present time,’ Larry Kudlow says The president has been saying for months that the Fed should cut interest rates, a move that probably would boost the economy and the stock market ahead of the 2020 election....
2019-07-10 05:01

Nature Is Incredible: Researchers Have Observed Chimpanzees Using An Electric Chair To Execute Each Other For Murder An exciting new discovery has once again proven just how capable and intelligent animals truly are: A group of scientists studying primates just observed chimpanzees using electric chairs to execute one another for murder....
2019-05-22 03:16

World stocks rise, dollar drops as Fed chair boosts rate-cut hopes A broad index of world stock markets edged higher on Wednesday while the U.S. dollar fell as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank this month....
2019-07-10 23:16

House panel chair asks watchdog for probe of Homeland Security leaders The chairman of a U.S. House panel asked an internal watchdog on Friday to investigate whether top officials at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. border service knew about a Facebook group where agents posted racist and misogynis...
2019-07-06 04:48

Boeing Employee Claims White Co-Workers Hung Noose, Urinated on His Chair A lawsuit filed by a South Carolina man claims he endured years of racial harassment and intimidation that included the urine, the n-word and the recently-popular Caucasian hobby of hanging nooses. Even worse, the employee alleges that supervisors at...
2019-06-15 19:32

Asia stocks rise, dollar sags as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks rose and the dollar sagged on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
2019-07-11 02:48

Reports: Mets general manager blows up at staff, throws chair in frustration Tempers flared for Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen in a post-game meeting Friday that saw him erupt at staff and throw chair, according to reports.       ...
2019-07-07 23:00

Nick Kyrgios throws chair at Italian Open; players debate punishment Nick Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage and was defaulted from his second-round match at the Italian Open.        ...
2019-05-22 05:48

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital currency called Libra that will roll out for use in 2020 and allow the platform’s billions of users acro...
2019-06-18 21:00

NY State Dem Chair: Trump 'dirt' comments 'whole different scenario' than Clinton campaign using Steele dossier President Trump potentially viewing opposition research information from foreign governments is very different than Hillary Clinton utilizing a Russian-sourced dossier, according to a Democratic Party official....
2019-06-14 04:00

House Judiciary Chair backs AOC's tweet comparing migrant centers to concentration camps House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., suggested on Tuesday that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, D-N.Y., was right to compare migrant detention centers under President Trump to the concentration camps seen during the Holocaust....
2019-06-19 05:16

Embattled Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell hints interest rate cut likely in July Powell says trade tensions and weak global growth "continue to weigh" on the U.S. economy, a strong signal that the Fed is likely to lower the benchmark interest rate in July, according to prepared remarks ahead of his congressional testimony Wednesd...
2019-07-10 15:32

This Stranger Things Season 3 Line Made Stephen King Fall Out of His Chair Laughing Warning: This post contains spoilers for Stranger Things season 3. If you thought the fan favorite of Stranger Things season 3 was Erica Sinclair (Priah Ferguson), then you’re in good company. Stephen King apparently laughed so hard at one of E...
2019-07-16 15:00

World stocks rise, dollar drops as Fed chair remarks boost rate-cut hopes A broad index of world stock markets edged higher on Wednesday while the U.S. dollar fell as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank this month....
2019-07-10 21:32

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It? On Tuesday Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that it will launch (along with 27 other partners) in 2020. A little like Bitcoin and a little like PayPal, Libra will be a new digital currency, one available to people without bank accounts or c...
2019-06-19 16:00

Facebook set for grilling on Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is set to face further scrutiny on its ambitions to launch a cryptocurrency after "very serious concerns" were raised by senior US government members.The company is set to be questioned by the US Senate Banking Committee over its Libra crypt...
2019-07-16 17:32

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early insight into how the U.K. central bank will approach the new cryptocurrency....
2019-06-21 06:00

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
2019-06-14 07:16

Facebook Libra scams already on the rise Ahead of the launch of Facebook Libra, a new investigation by The Washington Post has discovered a dozen accounts, pages and groups on both Facebook and Instagram that claim to be official hubs of the social networking giant's new cryptocurrency...
2019-07-23 22:16

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Read More...
2019-07-05 01:16

UK MP on Libra: Facebook’s almost trying to turn itself into its own country Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency‘ Libra is ruffling feathers among UK politicians amid concerns that the technology giant’s entry into the world of finance would give it too much power. Similarly to their US counterparts, which questioned Facebook‘s blockc...
2019-07-22 21:16

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
2019-07-16 21:48

SEC Weighs Whether to Regulate Facebook's Libra U.S. securities regulators are examining whether Facebook Inc.’s planned cryptocurrency should fall under their oversight, a development that could further complicate the project....
2019-07-13 15:48

Why (Almost) Everybody Hates Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Facebook Inc. says its mission is to “bring the world closer together.” Its plans to launch a digital currency called Libra have succeeded in uniting central bankers and financial regulators from around the globe, along with U.S. President Donald Tru...
2019-07-16 09:48

Facebook reveals new Libra cryptocurrency Facebook has finally taken the wraps off its long-awaited cryptocurrency.The social media giant has revealed that it will be launching the new Libra cryptocurrency as part of its blockchain-powered Calibra digital wallet, coming to Messenger and What...
2019-06-18 14:01

Curtis Anthony says his coworkers left a noose on his desk and urinated on his chair. Now he's suing Boeing Curtis Anthony claims Boeing “allowed an atmosphere of racial hostility and harassment towards African Americans" to exist.        ...
2019-06-18 07:00

Schiff, House Intelligence chair, says he first learned of Russian attacks on Senate campaigns at a security forum The California Democrat recalled his surprise when a Microsoft representative said at a conference last year that three Senate campaigns had been attacked by what seemed like the same Russian government-linked group that interfered in the 2016 electi...
2019-07-21 23:32

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks gain, dollar droops as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks gained and the dollar drooped on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
2019-07-11 06:00

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks rise, dollar sags as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks rose and the dollar sagged on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
2019-07-11 06:00

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
2019-06-18 14:16

Stablecoins like Libra must be held to highest standards: G7 Stablecoins like Facebook's Libra can foster financial inclusion but they must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure that they aren't used to launder money and that users are protected, a Group of Seven taskforce on the issue conclu...
2019-07-18 17:00

Facebook takes aim at e-commerce with Libra cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and global payments....
2019-06-18 16:48

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative....
2019-06-18 21:00

Steer Clear of Libra Cryptocurrency Scams Libra hasn’t even officially debuted on Facebook yet, but the highly anticipated cryptocurrency has already gotten a ton of interests—from scammers. In fact, it’s hard to tell who is more interested in Libra at this point: those looking to make a qui...
2019-07-23 21:16

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others like bitcoin more in the mainstream....
2019-06-18 17:00

Investors Bet That Visa, Mastercard Can Stand Up to Libra Investors are betting that Facebook’s efforts to create a blockchain-based payments system won’t threaten credit-card companies’ winning streak—at least for now....
2019-06-18 21:00

Facebook needs to drop Libra and buy Square, Jim Cramer says "It's clearly doing more harm than good," the "Mad Money" host says. Instead Facebook should buy Square for $70 billion and expand the payments network worldwide....
2019-07-18 01:32

Facebook won't make Libra available until regulators are happy Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate hearing, Calibra head David Marcus has stressed that the social network won't offer the virtual money...
2019-07-16 03:48

Facebook to Hire Banking Expert to Run 'Libra' David Marcus, Facebook's vice president of messaging products and a key figure behind 'Libra' digital currency project, made the statement in an interview....
2019-06-30 00:48

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that it would roll out a new digital currency, called Libra, from 2020....
2019-07-17 21:48

Facebook's Libra coin likely to run a regulatory gauntlet Facebook Inc will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny over a new digital currency that the social media company hopes will become globally recognized legal tender within a year....
2019-06-29 00:00

Libra cryptocurrency will increase financial inclusion The Libra Association, created in part by Facebook to launch a digital currency, is not in tension with regulatory oversight, writes Dante Disparte.       ...
2019-07-04 02:16

Facebook's real goal with Libra is to become even more of a utility David Marcus, the head of Facebook's digital currency project, said the company expects Libra will drive more advertising revenue for the company....
2019-07-15 21:32

How Facebook's Libra could lead you to clean out your wallet Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra has some experts concerned about security issues. A possible bigger problem: out-of-control spending by consumers....
2019-07-05 22:16

Donald Trump is 'not a fan' of cryptocurrency, Facebook Libra Just hours after a "social media summit," the president's Twitter account posted a thread aimed at, of all things, cryptocurrency. After starting off by claiming he's "not a fan of Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies, which are not money, an...
2019-07-12 04:00

Facebook co-founder warns against Libra cryptocurrency Chris Hughes says firms involved such as Paypal and Mastercard will wield too much powerOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned that the social network’s plans for a digital currency called Libra could allow corporations involved in the scheme to wi...
2019-06-21 17:32

Facebook's Libra Is a License to Print Money A bunch of big companies have agreed to pony up $10 million each to take part, and it is easy to see why: On some reasonable-sounding assumptions about its take-up, it could be insanely profitable in real money, too....
2019-06-23 16:00

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
2019-07-17 13:32

India isn’t keen on Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook’s new digital currency Libra has received an early jolt from the Indian government. The authorities in Asia’s third-largest economy are no more keen on the social media giant’s project than any cryptocurrency that came before it. “Design of ...
2019-07-08 19:32

Facebook warned Libra cryptocurrency will come under close scrutiny UK financial regulator highlights concerns over consumer protection and privacy Facebook’s plans for a global cryptocurrency, Libra, will warrant close scrutiny by governments across the world, according to one of the UK’s most senior financial regul...
2019-07-03 11:16

Why Facebook's Libra currency gets the thumbs down | Joseph Stiglitz Only a fool would trust Facebook with their financial wellbeing. But maybe that’s the point of the Libra currencyFacebook and some of its corporate allies have decided that what the world really needs is another cryptocurrency, and that launching one...
2019-07-02 17:00

Facebook Needs 'Very High Standard' For Libra Coin: US Treasury Facebook must meet "a very high standard" before it moves ahead with its planned digital currency Libra, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday....
2019-07-16 11:00

Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politicians across the globe. Facebook is fighting a ...
2019-07-16 13:48

Facebook Unveils Libra, Cryptocurrency Rival to Bitcoin Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets and designed for mainstream users....
2019-06-18 14:16

Facebook Unveils Plans For Global Cryptocurrency 'Libra' Facebook and some two dozen partners on Tuesday released a prototype of a cryptocurrency called Libra, whose rollout as global digital money is expected next year....
2019-06-19 10:00

Federal Reserve already concerned over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra hasn’t been launched yet, but it’s already giving the Federal Reserve a headache. “Libra raises serious concerns regarding privacy, money laundering, consumer protection, financial stability,” Fed Chairman Jerome Powel...
2019-07-11 08:32

Why governments around the world are afraid of Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency Critics worry Libra would threaten government-backed currencies and consumer privacy, while giving Facebook reign over an unprecedented global financial system....
2019-07-12 20:16

US lawmakers tell Facebook to halt the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency US lawmakers have asked Facebook to "immediately cease implementation plans" of its Libra cryptocurrency. Before it proceeds any further, the House Financial Services Committee, led by Democrat Maxine Waters, wants to examine risks around cyber secur...
2019-07-03 13:16

Libra: US Congress asks Facebook to pause development Legislators say they need time to investigate cryptocurrency and its potential impactThe US Congress has asked Facebook to pause development on its Libra cryptocurrency until lawmakers have had more time to investigate the ramifications of the compan...
2019-07-03 16:00

Congress Demands Facebook Put Brakes on Libra Cryptocurrency Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is off to a rocky start. After announcing Libra last month, U.S. lawmakers were none too thrilled given the social media giant’s dubious track record with privacy. Now, the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services is...
2019-07-03 19:16

Can Facebook's Libra Avoid Regulators? History Suggests Not For all its crypto styling, Facebook’s Libra looks less like bitcoin and more like a 50-year-old type of investment fund that has attracted intense regulatory scrutiny since the 2008 financial crisis. Investors should be skeptical of claims it can es...
2019-07-04 15:16

Facebook Says Libra Cryptocurrency to Be Regulated by Swiss Authorities Facebook said its Libra cryptocurrency will be regulated by Switzerland’s financial watchdog, adding the digital money would never compete with national currencies or undermine the role of central banks....
2019-07-15 19:16

Washington Has Doubts About Facebook's Libra Payments Network Cryptocurrency backers found a silver lining in President Trump’s Thursday attacks on bitcoin: The attention from him—and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell the same day—shows the industry’s growing importance....
2019-07-13 01:16

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
2019-06-18 16:00

Bitcoin fans spy opportunity in Facebook Libra launch Bitcoin’s backers are adamant that Facebook Inc.’s FB 4.24% coming digital currency, Libra, won’t spell the demise of other cryptocurrencies. To the contrary, many believe the launch of Libra spells opportunity....
2019-06-18 16:16

Congress finally catches up to the ‘bitcon’ after Libra controversy As I was saying in a column back on May 22, bitcoin and all the other phony cryptocurrencies need to be investigated. They are “bitcons” — confidence games that are going to eventually cheat anyone foolish enough to entrust their money to these scams...
2019-07-18 12:00

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how secure Libra would be, and on the fact that a subsidiary called Calibra will be in charge of Libra, ...
2019-06-19 12:32

Facebook's Libra Could Give Dollar, Banks Some Welcome Competition Facebook’s new digital currency has the potential to become a true alternative to national currencies by creating a de facto central bank, which other fin-tech startups and cryptocurrencies have failed to do....
2019-06-27 20:16

Facebook's Libra puts 'unregulated cryptocurrencies' into focus The G7 ministers said this week they want to clamp down on cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra, arguing new and untested digital coins risk destabilizing international monetary systems. But can they and should they?...
2019-07-19 21:32

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new technology could be tough....
2019-06-27 20:16

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Libra Coin Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on......
2019-06-20 08:32

Japan urges G7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook Inc's Libra digital currency for any fresh challenges that could be overlooked by existing regulations....
2019-07-18 07:00

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
2019-07-17 19:00

‘Arrogance,’ ‘a ploy,’ ‘bold’: Here’s what officials are saying about Facebook’s Libra Officials at home and abroad sounded off this week about Facebook's plans to start a cryptocurrency, expressing fears it could destabilize financial markets....
2019-07-20 02:16

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the new financial service will allow consumers to keep their cryptocurrency safe, as well as make various t...
2019-06-19 05:48

'I don't think you should launch Libra': US lawmakers hammer Facebook over currency House members challenge company over its plans to protect data and question its goals in latest clash on Capitol HillFacebook once again faced intense questioning from US lawmakers over the future launch of its cryptocurrency project Libra, in a comb...
2019-07-18 00:16

Facebook cryptocurrency Libra skewered on Capitol Hill Facebook has pitched the cryptocurrency as a way to bridge a gap in the financial system for those who lack access to traditional banking. But regulators around the world and U.S. lawmakers have questioned the plan....
2019-07-16 23:32

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Facebook was questioned by senators who said they don’t trust the social-media giant to operate a global cryptocurrency, but its main challenge will be overcoming skepticism from global regulators....
2019-07-17 00:48

Facebook's Libra Coin Frightening, Company Co-Founder Says Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, who initiated the call to break up the social networking giant, has termed the new digital currency Libra "frightening"....
2019-06-22 13:16

Facebook's Libra launch will extend its global domination Cryptocurrency could wipe out many businesses and further concentrate corporate powerEvery week, dozens of people walk into the Sunshine convenience store in Charlottesville, Virginia, to send money to relatives in other countries. They use a service...
2019-06-18 19:00

Here are the Senate’s sickest burns dished out to Facebook’s Libra Facebook‘s digital currency, Libra, has been causing a bit of a ruckus lately. Since its plans became public a few weeks ago, headlines have largely been awash with why it’s probably a bad idea. Nations all over the globe started to wake up to the re...
2019-07-17 16:00

BoE's Carney says keeping open mind on Facebook's Libra Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said he is keeping an 'open mind' on the potential utility of Facebook's planned cryptocurrency, but warned it may face strict regulation if it takes off....
2019-06-18 20:48

Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency: How It Stacks Up to Bitcoin and PayPal In many ways, Libra appears to operate more like existing web-payment systems, such as PayPal, than bitcoin. Here’s how Facebook’s new system compares with systems already out there....
2019-06-28 12:32

Democrats call on Facebook to abandon Libra cryptocurrency Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, compared Facebook to scandal-plagued Wells Fargo and said the tech giant shouldn't be allowed to proceed....
2019-07-17 22:16

Libra launch won't happen until regulators are happy: Coeure Global regulators will not let Facebook launch its Libra currency until all their concerns, ranging from money laundering to financial stability, have been addressed and "a prolonged discussion" may be needed first, the man in charge of their respons...
2019-07-18 17:00

Bitcoin near two-week highs, fueled by hopes for Facebook's Libra Bitcoin held on Tuesday near its highest for two weeks after surging as much as 9% overnight, a move analysts said was probably driven by hopes that cryptocurrencies are gaining wider acceptance after Facebook disclosed plans for a digital coin....
2019-07-09 14:16

Germany's Scholz sounds alarm on cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said regulators must ensure that cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's planned digital coin Libra do not threaten financial stability and consumer privacy....
2019-07-16 15:00

Explainer: 'Stablecoins' in the spotlight as Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency The original cryptocurrency accounts for over half of the $285 billion global coin trading market. But that dominance is under threat, with a host of alternative digital coins emerging as developers race to build cryptocurrencies able to enter mains...
2019-06-18 16:48

UPDATE 1-France says Facebook's Libra not yet viable as G7 minister meet France said on Wednesday the conditions were not ripe for Facebook to go ahead with plans for its Libra digital coin, as G7 finance ministers gathered north of Paris on Wednesday for a meeting focused on reining in the powers of big tech giants....
2019-07-17 15:01

Facebook faces more scrutiny from Congress over Libra cryptocurrency plan Facebook Inc faces more questioning by U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
2019-07-17 17:00

'Flakey, unstable, bad with money': Astrologers on Facebook's Libra currency With Mars in the 12th house at the time of the announcement, the new cryptocurrency should ultimately succeedWhen Facebook announced its cryptocurrency Libra, which shares its title with an astrological sign for people born approximately between Sept...
2019-06-20 21:48

President Trump takes aim at Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra, saying it should be regulated Taking aim at Facebook's plans to launch a virtual currency, known as Libra, and wallet, named Calibra, Trump said in a series of tweets that the currency would have "little standing or dependability."...
2019-07-12 04:48

Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concerns•Facebook’s Libra launch will extend its global domination•All you need to know about Facebook’s new cryptocurrencyFacebook has announced a digital currency ...
2019-06-18 13:16

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet Facebook has announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. The company also announced Calibra, a new subsidiary that will build a digital wallet for Messenger, WhatsApp, and a standalone app on iOS ...
2019-06-18 13:32

Facebook Libra chief testifies in Congress to explain cryptocurrency The head of Facebook's blockchain division will appear in Congress Tuesday for the first of two hearings about the social media network's plans to roll out a new digital financial system next year....
2019-07-16 13:16

Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ is missing one thing: monetary policy Facebook has outlined the economics of its new Libra cryptocurrency, revealing it will create a secondary token intended specifically to pay dividends to early backers. It’s called the Libra Investment Token, and it will only be available to members ...
2019-06-18 15:32

G7 urges tough Libra regulation, agrees to tax digital giants Digital currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset the world's financial system, Group of Seven finance ministers and central bankers said on Thursday....
2019-07-18 17:00

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors and non-profit members, with an expected launch in the first half of 2020....
2019-06-18 16:00

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its corresponding custodial digital wallet, but failed to provide specifics about its launch plans. Given ...
2019-06-18 17:48

Facebook’s Libra currency gets backing from MasterCard, Visa, PayPal and more Today, Facebook finally announced its long-rumored cryptocurrency platform, Calibra. Some speculated that the company would rely on outside firms and existing cryptocurrency exchanges, like the Winklevoss twins' Gemini. Instead, Facebook's ...
2019-06-18 21:48

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.       ...
2019-06-18 22:16

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency 'poses risks to global banking' Move could affect competition and data privacy, warns Bank for International SettlementsFacebook’s plan to operate its own digital currency poses risks to the international banking system that should trigger a speedy response from global policymakers...
2019-06-23 19:16

Facebook forced to take action against fraudsters peddling fake Libra It’s barely been a month since Facebook unleashed its cryptocurrency Libra into the wild and published its whitepaper. But already, the social media giant has been forced to address a growing number of fake communications associated to its digital as...
2019-07-23 15:01

Facebook's Libra: Why is the world fascinated by a cashless society Facebook’s Libra is joining the cryptocurrency world alongside Bitcoin and Ethereum, but this isn’t the first cashless method on the market. As companies are simplifying consumer transactions, will cash reach an expiration date? We explai...
2019-06-28 18:32

Facebook Libra digital currency will carry hidden costs When Facebook announced its intention to get into the money business, we wondered what would be next. Its own court system? An army?: Our view       ...
2019-07-04 02:16

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail: UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's financial watchdog said on Tuesday, in another sign that the planned project will face deep scrutiny....
2019-07-02 17:48

Bitcoin price falls below $10,000 as boost from Facebook's Libra fades Cryptocurrency climbed to nearly $14,000 on news social network was launching rivalThe price of bitcoin has fallen back below $10,000, down 30% from last week’s peak of nearly $14,000.Continuing its wild ride, the digital currency dropped to $9,717 o...
2019-07-02 10:48

Singapore wants more details on Facebook Libra before deciding on regulatory response Country's central bank remains in talks with Facebook and wants more details on how the US social media platform plans to implement its cryptocurrency before exploring potential legislation....
2019-07-08 23:00

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces questions from international regulators Chair of Financial Stability Board says company’s plans could spark closer scrutiny of cryptocurrenciesFacebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is facing increasing skepticism from international regulators days after ambitious plans for it were unveiled by th...
2019-06-27 20:48

Bernie Sanders: Walmart resistance to raising minimum wage is 'grotesque,' slams Walton family Sanders made the comments in an exclusive interview ahead of Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting, where he has been invited by a workers’ rights group.        ...
2019-06-05 06:16

Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Treasury secretary took the unusual step on of saying he had serious concerns it could be used for illic...
2019-07-15 23:32

Britain won't try to stop Facebook's new Libra digital coin, says UK finance minister Regulators, not lawmakers, should decide whether Facebook needs a banking license to launch Libra, says outgoing U.K. Finance Minister Philip Hammond....
2019-07-15 18:32

Japan sets up working group on impact of Facebook's Libra ahead of G7 Japanese authorities have set up a working group to discuss the impact Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin could have on monetary policy and financial regulation, government sources said, ahead of a G7 finance leaders' gathering where the topic wi...
2019-07-13 02:32

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues - BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 10:32

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies: FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-founder Chris Hughes said in an opinion piece in the Financial Times on Friday....
2019-06-21 13:16

Smaller cryptocurrencies feel pain as criticism of Facebook's Libra grows Bitcoin hasn't been the only casualty of the backlash by the world's major economic powers against Facebook's plans for a cryptocurrency, with smaller digital coins also feeling the burn....
2019-07-18 07:00

‘Trust’ was mentioned 69 times at Facebook’s Libra Senate hearing – nice In the 220-minute-long Senate hearing where Facebook’s head of Calibra, David Marcus, was grilled on the company’s “cryptocurrency” plans, the word trust was mentioned every two minutes on average, working out to 69 times in total. Not all of these i...
2019-07-19 00:01

Rep. Maxine Waters asks Facebook to pause work on cryptocurrency Libra Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters on Tuesday requested that Facebook pause its development of Libra, an upcoming cryptocurrency that the company plans to release in 2020....
2019-06-19 01:00

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues: BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 11:00

Trump bashes Bitcoin and calls for regulation of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Facebook a few weeks ago unveiled its Libra digital coin and blockchain endeavor, a product meant to significantly reducing the remittance fees and waiting time when people exchange money on Facebook. The company created a spinoff to handle the Libra...
2019-07-12 22:16

Libra cryptocurrency: dare you trust Facebook with your money? | John Naughton The social media giant’s foray into bitcoin territory – with some financial big hitters on board – should prompt suspicionWe’ve known for ages that somewhere in the bowels of Facebook people were beavering away designing a cryptocurrency. Various nam...
2019-06-23 08:48

Facebook's cryptocoin Libra could become a worldwide currency, says CEO of fintech startup Tally "It literally threatens the governments that issue currency, the banks that store it and the actual transmission network," Tally's Jason Brown says....
2019-06-18 21:32

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra: Bank of England's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does not allow money laundering or finance terrorism, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said....
2019-06-21 13:16

Swiss group that's supposed to oversee privacy for Libra says it hasn't heard from Facebook at all The Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner said on Tuesday it had not yet been contacted by Facebook about overseeing privacy protections for the Libra cryptocurrency....
2019-07-16 20:16

France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France's central bank governor said on Friday....
2019-06-21 14:32

‘Crypto Twitter’ anxiously awaits white paper for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Tomorrow, Facebook is expected to release full details of its new “cryptocurrency” project Libra — as always, Twitter has lots to say. Few concrete facts about Facebook‘s Libra (formally known as GlobalCoin) have been made public so far. Reports indi...
2019-06-17 18:32

The tech industry is starting to doubt Facebook will be able to launch its Libra currency by 2020 "I think two years from now we're going to be like do you remember that Facebook thing? Libra?" said Bismarck Lepe, CEO of product development company Wizeline....
2019-07-10 22:16

Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek a banking charter and make themselves subject to U.S. and global regulations if they wanted...
2019-07-12 03:48

Ohio congresswoman says lack of financial literacy could be a problem for Facebook Libra users Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, grilled Facebook's David Marcus, asking about the steps he will take to educate the 1.7 million unbanked people Libra plans to reach....
2019-07-19 19:16

Iran tanker seizure latest: Theresa May to chair Cobra meeting after British tanker seized Theresa May will chair a meeting of the Government's emergency committee Cobra on Monday after Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Persian Gulf....
2019-07-22 00:16

How to Not Get Owned by Your Project Car The last straw—and I mean, there were several “last straws” in my mind but this was the very last, final straw—was when a Port Authority cop kicked my car out of a tunnel....
2019-05-21 21:00

Bitcoin takes a tumble as US lawmakers grill Facebook on plans to introduce its own Libra cryptocurrency Reuters The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value. The devaluation comes after US lawmakers grilled Facebook on its plans to introduce its own cryptocurrency Libra in 2020. David Marcus, the company'...
2019-07-17 08:48

Facebook says cryptocurrency Libra won't happen without 'full government approval' amid broad resistance Amid growing bipartisan resistance to its proposed digital coin, Facebook will tell lawmakers that it won't move forward with its Libra cryptocurrency without full government approval and regulatory oversight....
2019-07-17 05:00

David Marcus, head of Facebook Libra cryptocurrency, grilled by skeptical Senate lawmakers Senate lawmakers said Tuesday they don't trust a plan by Facebook to devise and roll out an entirely new digital cryptocurrency system, the Libra, next year....
2019-07-16 22:00

UPDATE 1-Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek a banking charter and make themselves subject to U.S. and global regulations if they wanted...
2019-07-12 03:48

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms.       ...
2019-06-18 14:00

A Michigan congressperson said Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency reminded him of a 'platypus' but then decided it was more like a traveler's check (FB) Bill Clark/Getty Images David Marcus, head of Facebook's cryptocurrency efforts, testified at a House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services hearing about Libra, the social network's forthcoming cryptocurrency. Rep. Bill Huizenga used hi...
2019-07-18 18:32

UPDATE 3-Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek a banking charter and make themselves subject to U.S. and global regulations if they wanted...
2019-07-12 04:48

France to create a joint G7 cryptocurrency task force amid Facebook’s Libra woes France is putting together a Group of Seven Nations (G7) task force to explore how central banks can make sure cryptocurrencies adhere to money-laundering and consumer protection rules. That’s according to the country’s central bank governor who anno...
2019-06-21 22:00

Democratic Chair: 'we need to see' Mueller report Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez says Democrats need to see the entire Mueller report, not just the redacted version. He said Congress has a constitutional duty to conduct oversight, including completing thorough investigations. (May ...
2019-05-30 15:48

Project Scarlett: what we know so far about the next Xbox Having announced its next video game console at E3 2019, Microsoft is being tight-lipped on further details – but the clues are there if you’re lookingThere still isn’t much that’s clear about Project Scarlett, Microsoft’s follow-up to the Xbox One, ...
2019-06-10 16:32

DJ Arrested At ‘Project Graduation’ OLDHAM COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A DJ was charged with public intoxication after deputies say he appeared to be drunk at the North Oldham High School’s “Project Graduation.” Denis Rhodes appeared to be drunk Saturday night during...
2019-06-04 01:00

Monsoon Dust Project ARIZONA – The State of Arizona is hoping a new dust detection system will help keep drivers safe during monsoon. Arizona Department of Transportation will be widening sections of Interstate-10 for a project aimed at reducing dust-related crashe...
2019-06-23 10:48

Who Won Project Runway Season 17? Well, all we have to say is that the Project Runway judges made the right decision. Sebastian Grey was just named the winner of season 17 of the reality competition in its first year......
2019-06-14 09:00

Who Should Win Project Runway Season 17? Tonight, Project Runway will declare the first winner since its return to Bravo. The final three--Hester Sunshine, Garo Sparo, and Sebastian Grey--aren't much of a surprise for......
2019-06-13 20:16

Xbox Project Scarlett vs PS5: what we know so far And so it begins. The dawn of a new console war, as two gaming titans re-enter the ring for another dust-up. Our combatants? Xbox Project Scarlett vs PS5. Microsoft vs Sony.Alpha and Omega. Beginning and End. Yes, we take gaming very seriously. ...
2019-06-13 23:48

Tech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Cloud's debacle This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the companies that hire the most data scientists, four significant impacts of a security breach, and a first-hand account of a major hack job....
2019-06-19 19:16

Libra Scammers Are Promising Early Access to Facebook's Digital Currency to Steal Private Information If you search YouTube for Facebook’s Libra, you’ll find plenty of videos that tell you how to buy the digital currency. The problem is that many of the videos are published by scam artists who are apparently trying to steal your personal information....
2019-07-23 18:16

Meat Producers Hit on Flooding Concerns U.S. meat producers’ pain worsened Monday, as their shares were hurt by fears about how persistent flooding is affecting crops they rely on for feed....
2019-06-18 07:32

Bonds Raise Recession Concerns A rally in U.S. Treasuries, with prices rising and yields dropping, has reignited concerns over the health of the economy. What's driving the bond market?...
2019-06-03 21:16

Oil Wavers As Oversupply Concerns Ease Oil prices wavered between gains and losses on Wednesday as concerns about oversupply were mitigated by government data showing a decline in U.S. production and crude stockpiles....
2019-06-19 19:48

Oil slips to around $63 as Iran concerns fade for now Oil slipped to around $63 a barrel on Tuesday as concerns faded for now that rising tensions in the Middle East would escalate and hit oil supplies, compounding the impact of a weaker demand outlook....
2019-07-23 18:16

At least four more die on Everest amid overcrowding concerns Latest deaths, including an Irish climber, come as others report ‘insane’ delays at the peakFour more deaths have been reported on Everest as concerns grow about the risks posed by the severe overcrowding on the world’s highest mountain this year.Kev...
2019-05-24 23:01

As the far-right culture war escalates, concerns grow Consolidating its major party status in recent European elections, the AfD succeeded in part through the use of the arts in its campaigning. Critics say it's part of an ongoing push for "cultural hegemony."...
2019-05-31 20:00

Oil slips to around $63 as Iran concerns fades for now Oil slipped to around $63 a barrel on Tuesday as concerns faded for now that rising tensions in the Middle East would escalate and hit oil supplies, compounding the impact of a weaker demand outlook....
2019-07-23 13:32

For under $30, this course bundle simplifies IT project management The steps for leading a successful tech program are outlined in The Complete IT Project Management Certification Bundle, a nearly $800 package of courses now discounted over 90 percent to only $29 from TNW Deals....
2019-07-21 03:48

‘Project Runway’ may be done for good after ratings dip The Bravo reality show — which aims to find the next big thing in fashion — failed to get an Emmy nod for the first time in its 15-year run as ratings have plunged by half year on year....
2019-07-22 21:00

Ina Road project is officially completed TUCSON – Drivers have seen construction at Ina Road and Interstate 10 for more than two years. About two months ago, the ramps opened up. Now the entire project is done. INA ROAD: I have great news this morning!! Tune into @KVOA for an update ...
2019-06-20 23:48

BBC: Russia is working on a Tor de-anonymization project Hackers have stolen a massive trove of sensitive data and defaced the website of SyTech, a major contractor working for Russian intelligence agency FSB (Federal Security Service). BBC Russia, which reported the breach, said “it’s possible that this i...
2019-07-22 11:48

Exchanges Shy Away From Mini-IPOs After Fraud Concerns Nasdaq Inc. and the New York Stock Exchange are pulling back from a fast-track IPO process for small companies known as Reg A+, following a spate of embarrassing listings....
2019-06-10 16:48

No Novelis concessions for now despite EU concerns over Aleris bid -sources U.S. aluminium producer Novelis has no plans for now to offer concessions despite EU antitrust objections over its $2.6 billion buy of processor Aleris, people close to the situation said on Thursday....
2019-07-04 15:16

FaceApp row: UK watchdog monitoring privacy concerns Information Commissioner’s Office says people should check how apps use their data The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is considering allegations that FaceApp, the face-ageing photo app that has gone viral, is misusing personal data.“We are a...
2019-07-18 16:48

G-20 leaders express 'serious concerns' about trade tensions Leaders from some of the world's largest economies discussed concerns over trade tensions amid ongoing international issues such as the trade war between the United States and China....
2019-06-09 21:16

U.S. Treasurys Gain as Growth Concerns Deepen Yields on U.S. government bonds fell to fresh lows as a deepening rift between the U.S. and China over trade is leading global investors to seek safe assets....
2019-05-29 18:48

DOJ Announces Probe Into Big Tech Over Antitrust Concerns The Justice Department is finally set to being its long-rumored review of monopoly concerns in the areas of online search, ecommerce, and social media, specifically targeting big tech companies such as Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple. An exceptio...
2019-07-24 00:32

New concerns after e-cigarette explosion breaks 17-year-old’s jaw _____ A 17-year-old was using an e-cigarette when it suddenly blew up in his face. The force of the blow was so powerful that it broke his jaw bone. The explosion could be linked to lithium batteries overheating inside the vape device....
2019-06-23 21:48

Merkel Is Seen Shaking Again, Renewing Health Concerns It was the third time in less than a month that Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany had been seen trembling, but she insisted that her health was fine....
2019-07-10 15:48

All the RJ Barrett concerns have been on display in summer league LAS VEGAS — When it was over Sunday night, Suns players basked in their overtime victory over the Knicks. They privately made comments about how much easier it was to guard the much-hyped 6-foot-7 sniper RJ Barrett than they thought, according to an ...
2019-07-09 19:48

The U.S. is pouring millions into Somalia despite concerns over dependency on aid The United States has been the East African country’s largest donor for decades, propping up a succession of weak governments that have struggled to deal with persistent drought and the brutal tactics of Islamist militants....
2019-06-18 01:32

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces environmental pressure under the terms of the EU-Mercosur free trade deal....
2019-07-04 10:16

More U.S. firms making changes in response to climate concerns A survey found that two-thirds of corporate decision-makers who are aware of grave climate-change reports have reviewed or changed their energy management strategies....
2019-06-15 08:00

Facebook COO: 'We Understand' Concerns About Big Tech Companies Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said that the social-media company failed to anticipate foreign interference aimed at disrupting the 2016 U.S. presidential election....
2019-06-19 16:32

Crude Rises But Growth Concerns Remain Oil prices rose a day after U.S. crude futures fell into a bear market by declining more than 20% from their recent highs amid growing worries over global growth....
2019-06-06 23:00

FaceApp security concerns: Russians now own all your old photos The eerie FaceApp photo filter, which uses AI to digitally age your face, has gone viral, with millions on social media sharing their sagging simulacrum, including celebs such as Drake, the Jonas Brothers and Kevin Hart. However, experts warn that th...
2019-07-17 19:32

Oil prices down on swelling U.S. stockpiles, demand concerns Oil prices fell on Wednesday after industry data showed an increase in U.S. crude inventories and on demand concerns linked to a protracted trade war between China and the United States....
2019-05-22 17:32

Over 62,000 pounds of raw beef recalled over E. coli concerns An Illinois company issued a recall for over 62,000 pounds of beef ahead of what’s largely considered the kick-off to grilling season over concerns about E. coli contamination....
2019-05-23 16:32

Local shop changes name over offensive language concerns TUCSON – A local Tucson shop recently had to change names because the language could be considered offensive. The name was Creative Tribe. It was to try and convey inclusiveness and togetherness, but people in the Native American community enli...
2019-07-03 19:00

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesday revealed plans for its own global digital currency, Libra, which aims to allow users to make purch...
2019-06-19 03:16

Congress has not yet asked Boeing CEO to testify about 737 Max concerns As the questions about the developments of the 737 Max continue to mount, some are wondering why Boeing executives haven't been called in front of Congress. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
2019-05-21 19:32

$3.5B Fordham Landing project going up near Harlem River Another industrial wasteland along the Harlem River waterfront in The Bronx is on its way to a face-lift. The $3.5 billion mixed-use Fordham Landing project is planned to rise between the Harlem River and the Major Deegan Expressway. Developer Dynami...
2019-05-22 04:48

Every Xbox One title will be playable on Project xCloud A major selling point for Xbox One is its broad backward compatibility with an array of Xbox and Xbox One games, giving it an enormous library of more than 3,500 titles. When Project xCloud debuts, it'll be capable of streaming any of those game...
2019-05-25 05:32

Microsoft Announces Project Scarlett, The Next-Gen Xbox Microsoft today teased some of its first plans for Project Scarlett, the next-generation Xbox, and the buzzwords make it sound impressive: up to 120 frames-per-second, a solid state drive, ray-tracing, and so on. It’ll be out in the fall of 2020....
2019-06-10 03:16

Six tips for a successful project manager transition The idea of losing the key project manager on a critical project is an unwelcome one, but it happens from time to time. These tips will help your next transition be a smooth one....
2019-05-21 17:32

In Praise of Bravo's Revitalized Project Runway In the 15 years that it's been on the air, Project Runway has always been reliable entertainment. The reality competition show, on which amateur designers compete each week to quickly......
2019-06-07 00:32

Qantas' Project Sunrise could start in 2023: CEO Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas, says the company is asking Airbus and Boeing for their "best and final" offers for an aircraft to operate ultra-long haul flights....
2019-06-03 11:32

The Cold War Project That Pulled Climate Science From the Ice A top secret US nuke installation in Greenland was supposed to end with 600 missiles aimed at the USSR. Instead it opened the door to a huge breakthrough in climate research....
2019-06-12 17:00

Why a "closed" open source project may be just what a community needs Open source projects like Go get flak for being closed to outside contributors, but this may have less to do with Google and more to do with best practices....
2019-06-01 10:00

Facebook pairs its Map With AI service OpenStreetMap project Facebook's effort, aside from also benefiting from mapping data, is designed to work with the open source community to map millions of miles that haven't been mapped....
2019-07-23 17:16

Cyberpunk 2077 will look just as good on PS5 and Project Scarlett as most PCs When it comes to Cyberpunk 2077, the development team is putting consoles first, according to CD Projekt Red's UI director Alvin Liu.In an interview with Wccftech, Liu was asked about the challenges of optimizing Cyberpunk 2077 for low-end hardw...
2019-07-11 04:16

Equinor to decide on UK's Rosebank project by May 2022 Equinor and its partners will make a final investment decision for Rosebank, one of the largest undeveloped oil and gas fields on the British side of the North Sea, by May 2022, the Norwegian major said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 12:49

Microsoft to Test New Videogame-Streaming Project The tech giant said on Sunday it will begin publicly testing its new videogame-streaming initiative in October, just ahead of when Google’s competing service is slated to launch....
2019-06-10 07:16

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Touring Breaks Cover Trust Jaguar's Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) division to come with some absolutely menacing offerings and it sure doesn't disappoint. This time though, the special division has developed a more......
2019-06-07 15:00

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Touring specification announced News 5 Jun, 2019 The Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Touring is a more discreet version of the standard car, with a tiny lip spoiler in place of a huge rear wing...
2019-06-05 22:16

Get ready to upgrade your TV for Xbox Project Scarlett We don't know much about the specs of the Xbox Project Scarlett yet, but we do know it'll be something of a powerhouse. Whether your television can keep up, though, is another matter entirely.Microsoft has claimed the upcoming console will ...
2019-06-27 23:00

The Only Way to Stay Sane With a Budget Project Car: Appreciate the Little Things Not everybody understands the desire to modify a car; to make it faster or tougher or just turn a piece of transportation into a work of art. It’s an intimidating hobby that seems to demand serious money and mechanical talent. But those are not fixed...
2019-06-15 23:00

First part of Kentucky broadband project is complete LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Officials have announced that the first part of a project to install more than 3,000 miles of fiber-optic cable around Kentucky to build a high-speed internet network across the state is complete. News outlets report Gov. Matt B...
2019-06-29 03:00

Pixar's Next Big Project Gets a Title and Some Curious First Details With Toy Story 4's premiere upon us, now’s as good a time as any to start thinking about Pixar’s future projects, and not just ones like Onward that we’ve already seen glimpses of. Today, Disney and Pixar announced the title of Soul, their next m...
2019-06-20 08:00

I Just Sold My Beloved 'Project Swiss Cheese' for $500 The year was 2015, and I’d just left my engineering job to try this whole “writing” thing for Jalopnik. One of my goals was to start a wrenching series for people who share my “cheap bastard” trait, and the first vehicle I chose was a $600 Jeep Chero...
2019-05-25 07:32

UN concerns about Warragamba dam plan labelled ‘extreme embarrassment’ for NSW Unesco committee says proposal to raise wall incompatible with Blue Mountains world heritage listingTraditional owners and the Blue Mountains mayor have welcomed Unesco’s world heritage committee raising concern about a proposal to raise the wall of ...
2019-07-04 08:01

UPDATE 9-Oil flat, Brent around $63/bbl as demand concerns weigh * GRAPHIC: Iran seizes tanker https://tmsnrt.rs/2O646ZX (New throughout, updates prices, market activity and comments, adds Reuters poll on U.S. crude inventories)...
2019-07-23 21:48

Alphabet shares tank over antitrust probe concerns Alphabet Inc.’s shares fell as much as 7 percent Monday following reports that the US Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition. The potential investigation represents the latest attack on a tech company by the Trump adminis...
2019-06-03 22:01

Mexico-US tariff deal: Questions, concerns for migration A deal between Washington and Mexico City to head off tariffs on Mexican imports is being hailed by both countries, but it remains to be seen how effective it may be in slowing immigration...
2019-06-09 03:16

UPDATE 1-Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces environmental pressure under the terms of the EU-Mercosur free trade deal....
2019-07-04 01:00

BMW launches UK-produced Mini Electric despite Brexit concerns BMW has driven ahead with plans to produce its first all-electric version of the MIni at its plant outside Oxford, despite threatening to pull out in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
2019-07-09 22:16

Wealthy donation to state raises concerns about transparency HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Open government advocates and experts on philanthropic donations are questioning the decision to exempt a new partnership between the state of Connecticut and a private foundation from the state’s open records laws. Excit...
2019-06-27 21:48

Oil prices dip on signs of slowing U.S. demand, economic concerns Oil prices fell on Thursday, weighed down by data showing a smaller-than-expected draw on U.S. crude stockpiles along with worries about the global economy....
2019-07-04 16:48

Oil Jumps on Supply Concerns, as Stockpiles Fall by Most Since 2016 Oil prices extended their gains Wednesday after U.S. oil inventories had their biggest one-week drop since 2016 and investors shifted their focus to supply....
2019-06-27 19:16

Oil prices fall on U.S. inventory data, concerns about demand Oil prices fell in thin trade on Thursday, weighed down by data showing a smaller-than-expected draw on U.S. crude stockpiles and worries about the global economy....
2019-07-04 18:32

Redskins surprised by OT Williams’ training staff concerns ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams skipped the opening day of the team’s mandatory minicamp reportedly over contract concerns. The reason for his absence reportedly shifted to a medical-based issue by Wednesday&#...
2019-06-06 04:16

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leadership questions to get a deal done....
2019-06-14 00:48

Dow futures fall more than 100 points as trade war concerns persist U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower Thursday morning, as market participants continue to monitor an intensifying trade war between the world's two largest economies....
2019-05-23 09:16

As FaceApp Goes Viral, So Do Concerns About Privacy, Russia Ties Just as quickly as a free photo-editing app went viral among smartphones users this week, it drew a backlash that exposed growing concerns about digital privacy and the potential for abuse from overseas actors....
2019-07-19 03:32

Facebook’s COO Sandberg goes silent over Zuckerberg privacy concerns MENLO PARK, Calif. — Sheryl Sandberg isn’t worried about the elephant in the room. Facebook’s No. 2 exec made a show of meeting with journalists at the company’s sprawling campus here on Wednesday — but refused to answer any questions about an explos...
2019-06-13 12:16

France to ban widely used crop fungicide over health concerns France's health and safety regulator has decided to ban a widely used crop fungicide after classifying it as a so-called endocrine disruptor posing risks for humans and the environment....
2019-05-28 18:48

Out-of-trust cases raise concerns of 'bloodbath' for retailers U.S. auto sales are at historically robust levels. Yet concern is rising over the number of dealers accused by their lenders of selling vehicles without repaying floorplan loans in a timely manner, a practice known as selling out of trust....
2019-06-10 11:16

BHA will consider concerns over CCTV security weaknesses at Kempton Park • Issues raised after atenolol found on Crowned Eagle• No suggestion Kempton failed to fulfil its obligationsThe British Horseracing Authority said on Thursday that it will “consider” concerns raised by its independent disciplinary panel after highli...
2019-07-18 19:48