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Macron’s ex-No. 2 spent public funds on gold hairdryer: reports

French President Emmanuel Macron is taking heat over a hairdryer of gold. Macron, who presided over France’s Bastille Day parade Saturday in Paris, is facing fallout from the lavis...

Macron’s ex-No. 2 spent public funds on gold hairdryer: reports

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Brooklyn community board spent $26K in public funds on SUV A Brooklyn community board took $26,000 in public funds and splurged on a hybrid SUV that was reportedly found parked at the board manager’s home. The borough’s Community Board 1 spent the money — which came from a city grant — on a Toyot...
2019-05-23 22:32

How Electronic Gold Differs From Gold Exchange Traded Funds E-gold enables investors to invest their funds into gold in smaller denomination and hold it in a demat (dematerialised) form. It provides benefits like flexibility of buying, say analysts....
2019-08-03 09:48

Philly professor spent nearly $200K in fed research funds at strip clubs A university professor from Philadelphia blew nearly $200,000 of federal research dollars at strip clubs in the City of Brotherly Love — and now his former employer is stuck with the bill, a report said Monday. Drexel University settled with federal ...
2019-10-08 09:00

Mexico City to hold Formula 1 race without public funds Mexico City's mayor says a group of businessmen has resolved financing questions about this year's Formula One race in Mexico's capital        ...
2019-08-08 01:16

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrument for filing and agreed to pay $10,450 in restitution as part of a no-jail plea deal....
2019-06-04 00:16

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu's Wife Convicted Of Misusing Public Funds An Israeli court Sunday convicted the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of fraudulently using state funds for meals, under a plea bargain which dropped more severe charges....
2019-06-16 19:48

Supreme Court agrees to hear church-state dispute over public funds The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a case in which a Montana court ruled that religious schools can not participate in a tax credit program that reimbursed scholarship donations....
2019-06-28 22:32

Boris Johnson Is Facing Allegations That He Groped Women and Misused Public Funds. Here’s What to Know Boris Johnson has been rocked by fresh allegations relating to his personal life, as he continues to battle intransigent lawmakers over his approach to Brexit. On the eve of the Conservative Party Conference, Charlotte Edwardes, a journalist for the ...
2019-10-02 17:48

Boris Johnson urged to justify 'awarding public funds to close friend' Sir Alastair Graham, former standards watchdog chief, says there is prima facie case of PM having broken code of conductBoris Johnson is under growing pressure to explain why he allegedly failed to declare an interest in the allocation of public mone...
2019-09-22 23:48

Boris Johnson repeatedly declines to comment on claims he 'awarded public funds to friend' Prime minister refuses six times to be drawn on ties to Jennifer Arcuri, who received thousands in taxpayers’ moneyBoris Johnson has repeatedly declined to comment on reported allegations he failed to declare close personal links to an American woman...
2019-09-23 13:16

Acacia Mining reports 13% rise in gold reserves for Tanzania mine Acacia Mining on Friday reported a 13% rise in gold reserves at the end of May for its Gokona Mine in North Mara, Tanzania, adding weight to its view that majority shareholder Barrick Gold's buyout proposal undervalued the miner....
2019-07-05 11:16

Uber reports $5.2 billion loss, despite rising revenue, after going public The staggering loss showed Uber is having trouble finding a path to profitability for its array of businesses — including ride-hailing, food delivery, scooters and freight....
2019-08-09 09:48

Sutra professional hairdryer on sale for 60 percent off Choosing a hairdryer seems like an easy enough task. After all, they serve the same function — blowing hot air to your locks so you can style them just the way you want them to. Unfortunately, not all hair dryers are made equal. The affordable ones t...
2019-08-14 17:00

Coated paper holds secret messages that can be erased with a hairdryer When paper with a special manganese-based coating is printed with water, the message is only visible in UV light – and it can be erased with a hairdryer...
2019-09-25 19:16

Horse fatality reports made public for first time by Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Controversial privacy practices have kept details of Kentucky horse fatalities secret. But now they have been made public.       ...
2019-06-28 16:48

Valarivan Wins Gold; India Bag 10m Air Rifle Team Gold With World Record Elavenil Valarivan defended her gold medal in the Junior World Cup as she beat compatriot Mehuli Ghosh (630.4) by 1.4 points in the women's air rifle final on Monday....
2019-07-16 00:16

Forget Red and Gold For Christmas, GLOSSYBOX's Advent Calendar Is a Rose Gold Dream Are you sick of me and my Advent calendars yet? Probably not if you’re reading this. If the Funko, LEGO, and sock calendars weren’t your thing, maybe you’ve been holding out for a beauty-related calendar. Well, you’re in luck! GLOSSYBOX just announce...
2019-09-22 10:16

‘Bitcoin is digital gold’ meme becomes real as BTC and gold markets align Bitcoin is often called “digital gold,” pitched as an alternative to the real thing. In 2019, the meme is actually true, as the two assets have performed almost identically over the past 30 days. The chart below shows the year-to-date performance of ...
2019-07-09 20:32

Athletics: Gold is gold even without my flag, says Russian champion Sidorova Russian pole vaulter Anzhelika Sidorova said her victory at the world championships on Sunday had not been overshadowed by the absence of her country's flag and the scandal surrounding its athletics federation....
2019-09-30 09:48

Phil Neville using Sir Alex Ferguson's 'hairdryer' to fire England Women's World Cup bid, reveals Karen Carney England Women midfielder Karen Carney has revealed how Phil Neville has subjected the squad to Sir Alex Ferguson's infamous 'hairdryer treatment' in their World Cup quest....
2019-06-04 14:16

'Don't come if you like gold': Turks march against planned gold mine Thousands of Turks including opposition lawmakers staged a peaceful and unusually large protest on the outskirts of a small western town on Monday against what they say will be pollution from a foreign-owned gold mine project....
2019-08-06 10:48

Gold: See the Gold Chart We Showed Subscribers EWI analyst Tom Denham saw the turn coming in gold. He shows you the chart and Elliott Wave pattern he used to anticipate gold's recent move, and what's next. Log in or sign up free to see the chart now....
2019-07-31 19:16

Search on for 'monkey' in Texas town after reports of primate swinging through trees, attacking residents: reports Police and animal control staffers continued their search Tuesday for a loose primate that has been reportedly spotted swinging through trees and terrorizing residents in small Texas town over the past two days....
2019-09-11 21:00

I Spent 2 Weeks With the New Apple Watch. Here’s What I Think About It When it comes to smartwatches, Apple’s got it on lock. Other wearables exist, but most are pretty hit-or-miss when it comes to the right balance of functionality and performance. And none, no matter your perspective, integrate into the iPhone t...
2019-10-01 19:00

Yankees’ hunt for ace is energy better spent elsewhere Hal Steinbrenner calls Brian Cashman. The son channels his impetuous father and tells the Yankees general manager that one championship in two decades is unacceptable, especially when the Red Sox have won four. Inspired by the gung-ho fervor of the C...
2019-07-15 23:48

Why an Heiress Spent Her Fortune Trying to Keep Immigrants Out Newly unearthed documents reveal how an environmental-minded socialite became an ardent nativist whose money helped sow the seeds of the Trump anti-immigration agenda....
2019-08-15 04:48

Tourists spent nearly $2.5B in Tucson last year TUCSON – When it comes to tourism in Tucson, business is booming. “We’ve had a really incredible year. It’s been sort of a run of a few really good years with double-digit increases,” said Dan Gibson of Visit Tucson. “Tourists in 20...
2019-08-14 07:32

We spent a day shadowing Google interns. Here's what it's really like In her first few months at Google, Cedoni Francis shuttled between the company's New York, Mountain View, and Los Angeles offices for orientation and business meetings. She helped secure a major brand partnership for YouTube and assisted the teams th...
2019-10-03 16:48

Tom Steyer has already spent $1 million on ads one day into 2020 bid Tom Steyer spent about $1 million on political ads in the first four primary and caucus states on Tuesday – the same day he launched his bid for the 2020 Democratic nomination, according to a report. The California billionaire, who’s been...
2019-07-09 21:32

I’ve spent 15 years in a job that breaks my heart My workmates don’t want to know me; my boss doesn’t value me. Should I just shut up and take what I’m given?I spend every working day in a cubicle in a bland office. My job is fairly solitary. I have tried to organise events to make work more fun, to...
2019-09-13 14:32

Man has spent nearly $37,000 fighting $120 speeding ticket A man’s quest for justice is drawing criticism after he’s spent close to $37,000 to fight a $120 speeding ticket including spending his sons inheritance.        ...
2019-09-11 00:16

$3.3M to be spent on revitalizing Saskatchewan’s provincial parks The government of Saskatchewan is investing more than $3.3 million for facility and infrastructure improvements in northern provincial parks in 2019-20....
2019-08-09 15:16

He spent 17 years in prison after Tiananmen. But he will not be silent. The role of the uneducated and the apolitical in the 1989 protests has often been overlooked. And their punishments were often much harsher than those endured by the high-profile student leaders....
2019-06-01 18:16

Chicago spent more than $30K to capture ‘Chance the Snapper’ The city of Chicago's efforts to wrangle the alligator nicknamed Chance the Snapper, who was found living in a park lagoon this summer, cost more than $33,600....
2019-08-02 00:16

Jana Hunter: 'I spent most of my life hiding from myself' The singer, who identifies as transmasculine, talks about his ‘politically risky’ new album and the difficulties behind his transitionIn November of 2005, Jana Hunter released a collection of songs recorded almost entirely alone over a decade, titled...
2019-09-23 08:48

Woodstock’s first performer spent decades in this Village pad Benjamin Scheuer, a playwright, singer and songwriter best known for his off-Broadway show, “The Lion,” is about to list his home at 106 Waverly Place for $3.65 million — or as a $10,000-a-month rental. The (now) two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo has s...
2019-06-27 18:32

Study: Up to $935B spent on healthcare in U.S. may be wasted The Journal of the American Medical Association said Monday that up to $935 billion, roughly a quarter of total health care spending in the United States, is wasted each year....
2019-10-07 23:32

This Corvette Spent Over 20 Years At The Bottom Of A River Three years ago, police near Portland, Oregon discovered a yellow Corvette submerged in Willamette River near a boat ramp. The Corvette, reportedly stolen over 20 years ago, was finally dragged out of the river by a team of divers working on a river ...
2019-09-22 23:48

Revealed: What 'McMafia' wife spent £16m on at Harrods The eye-watering sums of money spent on designer clothes, jewellery and chocolate by the woman hit with the UK's first unexplained wealth order (UWO) have been revealed....
2019-05-28 14:16

I spent way too long playing with the new Steam Library I have a confession to make: I've despised Steam for years now. I just cant stand to look at it – looking like it came out of the '80s the way it does. For all their problems, I'd much rather use Origin, GOG, or yes, even the Ep...
2019-10-04 08:16

A Day Well Spent With... Dr Alexandrides Yannis, founder of 111SKIN With celebrity fans like Margot Robbie and Priyanka Chopra, founder of 111Skin, Dr Alexandrides Yannis, shares his wellness and skincare tips and tricks with us...
2019-06-02 10:00

NBA free agency: Roughly $3 billion spent on Day 1 The first day of NBA free agency was one of the wildest in recent memory, as roughly $3 billion — yes, billion — in new contract money was agreed to.       ...
2019-07-01 18:01

New NYCHA head spent over $40G in travel expenses at old gig He likes to hit the road almost as much as his boss does. The new head of the New York City Housing Authority averaged nearly one business trip a month over more than two years at his last job — and racked up more than $40,000 in travel expenses doin...
2019-09-16 16:00

IT budgets 2020: How the money will be spent, and who will spend it IT budgeting is challenging at the best of times, but for 2020 an extra helping of political and economic instability -- possibly even global recession -- will make things even harder for CIOs....
2019-09-03 21:48

Someone spent $1.3 million on a malware-ridden laptop and I clearly don’t understand art If you’d bought a Samsung NC10 the day it was released, the laptop would have set you back about $499. That was 11 years ago. Today, that same laptop, loaded with malware, fetched a cool $1.3 million at auction. I clearly should have paid more attent...
2019-05-29 06:48

GAO report: Pentagon spent nearly $1B on improper travel payments The Department of Defense incorrectly distributed nearly a billion dollars in travel fees over a three- year period, a General Accounting Office report said....
2019-08-16 21:16

Neanderthals spent a surprising amount of time underwater Neanderthals’ bony ear growths – similar to “surfer’s ear” in modern water-loving humans – suggest they spent lots of time foraging in aquatic environments...
2019-08-15 06:48

Treasury: Federal gov't has spent record $3.7T, widened deficit A new U.S. Treasury Department report says the federal government has spent a record $3.7 trillion so far this year -- the most it's used over the first 10 months of a U.S. fiscal year since the Great Recession....
2019-08-15 02:48

Robert O’Brien ‘Looks the Part,’ but Has Spent Little Time Playing It Mr. O’Brien, President Trump’s new national security adviser, is said to bring milder views and a sunnier personality to the job than John R. Bolton....
2019-09-19 06:32

How a jailed banker’s wife spent $20M at Harrods: report The suspiciously rich wife of a jailed Azerbaijani banker managed to blow $20.2 million at upscale London department store Harrods over a decade-long spending spree — including an eye-popping $760,000 in a single day, according to a new report. Betwe...
2019-05-30 01:32

Billionaire Tom Steyer has nearly spent his way to a spot in the third Democratic debate The former hedge-fund manager and activist has piled millions into both Facebook and television ads since he entered the presidential race last month....
2019-08-14 03:32

UK car firms have 'spent £330m on no-deal Brexit plans' UK car manufacturers have stepped up their warnings over a no-deal Brexit, saying they have spent £330m collectively to date on mitigation measures....
2019-08-01 05:32

Here’s Why Apple Just Spent $1 Billion to Buy Intel’s Modem Business Apple is buying Intel’s struggling cellular modem unit, bringing on key engineering talent and patents that will allow the technology giant to more quickly develop crucial components to connect its devices to the mobile internet. The deal is va...
2019-07-31 22:16

Parker Posey just spent $1.5M on a cute walk-up apartment Unlike her character Darla Marks in the 1993 cult classic film “Dazed and Confused” — a rising high-school senior who bullies and hazes a group of soon-to-be freshmen girls — actress Parker Posey is all grown up. So grown up, in fact, tha...
2019-05-31 02:48

U.S. Spent Two Weeks on Edge Over Iran's Missile Boats For two weeks in May, the U.S. military shadowed two Iranian commercial boats sailing around the Persian Gulf as policy makers in Washington and Tehran traded threats and taunts. Here is how it played out day by day....
2019-06-06 19:48

Why a Banking Heiress Spent Her Fortune on Keeping Immigrants Out Newly unearthed documents reveal how an environmental-minded socialite became an ardent nativist whose money helped sow the seeds of the Trump anti-immigration agenda....
2019-08-14 21:00

Pentagon Says It Spent $184,000 in 2 Years at Trump’s Scotland Resort The House Oversight and Reform Committee released the figure amid criticism from Democrats about spending taxpayer money at properties owned by the president....
2019-09-18 22:00

I spent a day in LA immigration court, these powerful portraits tell the story Harrison Hill, a photographer for USA TODAY, documented the migrant crisis outside LA immigration court for USA TODAY's project "The Migrants."        ...
2019-10-01 05:16

A man spent $300 on a painting at a thrift sale. It could be worth millions Philip Stapleton was perusing a thrift sale in the U.K. when he came across a painting he liked so much, he spent nearly $300 on, even though he assumed it to be fake. But after doing some research and talking to experts, the 52-year-old antique coll...
2019-06-07 16:48

A Modder Has Spent Years Adding Spider-Man Into GTA San Andreas J16D is a modder who has created a lot of different mods for Grand Theft Auto San Andreas. But one particular idea has been lodged in their brain since at least 2015. J16D has been working on and improving a simple idea: Bring Spider-Man and his web-...
2019-07-21 18:48

This Is The Move James Harden Spent His Summer Developing James Harden teased a new, never-before-seen offensive move over the summer, something he’d been working on and perfecting this offseason, something that would be so intricate and unexpected that our poor, simple, obsolete brains would automatically ...
2019-10-01 16:16

Trump’s Spent Years Being a Total Dick to Rudy Former New York City Mayor and frothy-mouthed cable news fuck-up Rudy Giuliani is arguably President Donald Trump’s most vigorous public defender, spending what seems like his every waking moment spewing unhinged conspiracy theories about the deep st...
2019-10-02 10:32

A day in the life of the River Thames: 24 hours spent on its waters London's river is home to everything from seals to seahorses and the nation's busiest lifeboat service. Frankie McCoy hitches a ride along the Thames to delve into its depths...
2019-07-18 18:32

Dog who spent 400 days at animal shelter is finally adopted A dog whot spent 400 days at a Kansas animal shelter now has a forever home — exactly a week after a man moved into her kennel and vowed to live there until the pup was adopted. Animal advocate Scott Poore — who had been staying with 3-ye...
2019-09-26 00:32

Apple is trying to save my hearing after I spent years ruining it My love affair with loud music started in earnest in my sophomore year of high school, when I got an iPod for my birthday and immediately started blasting Black Mages albums and anime theme songs. Fast forward fifteen years, and my morning commute ne...
2019-06-18 02:01

Microsoft employees spent eight weeks singing their own praises Around 150 Microsoft employees and interns got together to create a musical that will surely incite different emotions in different people. Well, at least there's a joke about Windows Phone....
2019-09-10 04:16

A man who spent nearly 46 years in prison for a wrongful conviction will get $1.5 million Imprisoned for more than 45 years for a murder he didn't commit, Richard Phillips spent more time behind bars than any other wrongfully imprisoned person in America....
2019-05-22 11:48

Army Spent Rs 1.24 Crore On Its Dog Squad In 2018-19: Centre The Army incurred Rs 1.24 crore on its dog squad for training, food and expenses such as medicines during 2018-19, Minister of State in the Defence Ministry Shripad Naik said on Wednesday....
2019-07-03 23:00

BJP Spent Most In 2014 Maharashtra, Haryana Elections: Report Maharashtra Polls 2014: The BJP had spent over 60 per cent of the total expenditure by all political parties, on publicity, travel, miscellaneous expenses and lumpsum amount to the candidates in the......
2019-10-10 20:32

Rudy Giuliani Has Spent the 9/11 Anniversary Going Nuts Online For many people, September 11 is a time for solemn reflection. For former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, it seems, the 18th anniversary of 9/11 is an opportunity to just absolutely wild out online....
2019-09-11 22:16

Rs 3,800 Crore Spent On Publicity Of Government Schemes In Last 3 Years The central government has spent over Rs 3,800 crore on the publicity of government schemes in the last three years, the Lok Sabha was informed on Friday....
2019-06-28 18:32

Flavor Your Favorite Amaro With a Spent Vanilla Bean Vanilla beans are expensive. There is no getting around it. Vanilla beans are also delicious—yet another unavoidable truth. These hard facts make me reluctant to ever toss a pod, not matter how devoid of seeds it is. After I have methodically scraped...
2019-07-08 22:32

A Spice Company Spent $92,000 on Pro-Impeachment Facebook Ads in a Week A Wisconsin-based purveyor of pepper, paprika and poppy seeds spent more on impeachment-related Facebook ads than any entity besides President Trump....
2019-10-12 02:16

Scott Kelly Spent a Year in Orbit. His Body Is Not Quite the Same. NASA scientists compared the astronaut to his earthbound twin, Mark. The results hint at what humans will have to endure on long journeys through space....
2019-05-22 20:16

Colts owner Jim Irsay spent a whole lot of money on guitars Jim Irsay really knows how to pull some strings. During the David Gilmour Guitar Collection auction at Christie’s New York on Thursday, Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay picked up a few precious items, including a 1969 black Fender Stratocaste...
2019-06-21 22:32

Quadriga Founder Spent Client Money, Bankruptcy Monitor Says The court-appointed monitor for bankrupt QuadrigaCX said the Canadian cryptocurrency exchange’s late founder took most of the money entrusted to him by clients and spent much of it on himself and his wife....
2019-06-21 01:32

Barnaby Joyce spent less than three weeks on the ground while drought envoy Travel records emerge as former deputy PM takes to Facebook to defend his work as Scott Morrison’s special envoyBarnaby Joyce spent less than three weeks on the ground in drought-affected communities outside of his electorate while engaged as the gov...
2019-09-24 20:32

Private investigator has spent a decade on Jeffrey Epstein's trail When Detective Michael Fisten hung up his badge after 30 years in law enforcement and started a new career as a private investigator, he thought his first case wouldn't last more than a couple of weeks....
2019-07-21 13:00

Revealed: top UK thinktank spent decades undermining climate science Institute of Economic Affairs has links to 14 members of Boris Johnson’s cabinetHow vested interests tried to turn the world against climate scienceThe UK’s most influential conservative thinktank has published at least four books, as well as multipl...
2019-10-10 19:00

Dairy farmers, animal activists want to know how $900 million for marketing was spent Several groups seek legislation requiring public disclosure of records showing how $900 million paid by farmers into mandatory programs is spent.       ...
2019-10-03 03:32

Ex-Cop Fielded By Sena Says Spent Over 2 Years Of Jail Term In Hospital Former encounter specialist Pradeep Sharma, who is contesting the upcoming Maharashtra polls as Shiv Sena candidate, has said during his jail term of three-and-a-half years in the Lakhan Bhaiya......
2019-10-10 20:32

Yankees’ Aaron Boone spent his MLB punishment in fine style Aaron Boone didn’t have a bad seat for Friday’s win over the Rockies, when he served a one-game suspension for his profanity-laced rant in the first game of Thursday’s doubleheader against the Rays. The manager spent the game in the suite of team own...
2019-07-21 00:01

You Spent $1,500 on Virtual Bazookas? Kids Are Splurging on Digital Goods The days of children blowing their allowance on comic books and candy are long gone. Kids are now spending hundreds or even thousands of dollars on more ephemeral goods such as outfits for their videogame avatars....
2019-07-16 19:16

£680m of UK foreign aid spent on fossil fuel projects – study Cafod says UK is saddling poorer nations with outdated, polluting technologiesThe British government has spent £680m of its foreign aid budget on fossil fuel projects since 2010, according to analysis that highlights the UK’s failure to align diploma...
2019-07-23 09:16

Man who spent 33 years in prison for heinous murder is innocent: prosecutors A Long Island man who spent 33 years in prison for the attempted rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl is innocent of the heinous crime, according to prosecutors, who are recommending Wednesday that his conviction be overturned. Keith Bush and his de...
2019-05-22 19:00

Alphabet's internet balloons have spent a million hours in the stratosphere The fledgling internet balloon industry just marked an important achievement. Alphabet's Loon has recorded over 1 million hours of stratospheric flight for its balloons, covering about 24.9 million miles. The figures aren't completely sho...
2019-07-23 22:32

I Spent a Week Interrogating My Dislike of Pete Buttigieg and These Are My Findings It was the Vogue profile of Pete Buttigieg that did me in. Early on, when the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, first announced the formation of an exploratory committee and then formally tossed his hat in the ring for the presidential nomina...
2019-06-18 20:48

Cameron Boyce's Sister Says They Spent "Normal and Fun" Time Together Before His Death Cameron Boyce's younger sister and only sibling Maya Boyce is breaking her silence about the death of the Disney Channel star, recalling how they had a "normal and fun" time together......
2019-07-12 02:00

Someone Spent $1.3 Million on Laptop Infected With Six of The Most Destructive Computer Viruses A used Samsung NC10 cost less than $200. But a used Samsung NC10 with six of the most dangerous types of malware is apparently worth $1.345 million—so long as it’s art.Read more......
2019-05-28 20:48

| Miller-Uibo sparkles as Blake shows he is not spent force Shaunae Miller-Uibo came from behind to overhaul home hope Dina Asher-Smith and win a star-studded women's 200 metres at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting....
2019-08-18 22:00

Empire of Sin: Brenda Romero spent decades noodling on this mob strategy-RPG Brenda Romero of Romero Games has wanted to make a game about the 1930s Chicago mob for a long time. She is getting that chance with Empire of Sin.Read More...
2019-10-06 14:48

Couple arrested after bank mistakenly deposited $120,000 they later spent, police say The couple from Montoursville, Pennsylvania allegedly purchased a car, paid their bills and handed the money out to friends, police said.        ...
2019-09-09 17:48

I’m the gutter gourmet: how I spent a month eating other people's leftovers We don’t talk enough about the street food scandal – leftovers chucked away without a second thoughtEvery day for the past month complete strangers have bought me lunch. And breakfast. And dinner. And they don’t even know it.I have been living high o...
2019-05-30 08:16

How Each America's Got Talent Winner Has Spent--or Squandered--Their Chance at Fame When America's Got Talent returns for season 14 on Tuesday, May 28, it'll look a little different. Not only is seasons 12 and 13 host Tyra Banks out, but so are longtime judges......
2019-05-28 15:32

Chicago spent almost $34G to catch alligator living in city park The alligator that became a national media sensation after it was spotted in Chicago’s Humboldt Park Lagoon proved to be an expensive pest for the city....
2019-08-01 23:00

Verstappen spent most of Monaco GP in wrong F1 engine torque mode Monaco Grand Prix nearly-man Max Verstappen spent most of his race in the wrong Formula 1 engine torque mode after the pitlane incident he had with Valtteri Bottas...
2019-05-27 20:00

Michigan man who wrongfully spent 45 years in prison will get $1.5 million from the state Richard Phillips had long declared his innocence in a fatal shooting in the Detroit, Michigan area in 1971. He was exonerated in 2018.        ...
2019-05-21 14:48

Couple adopts 6 siblings who spent nearly 5 years in foster care A Pennsylvania couple adopted a group of six siblings who had spent nearly five years in foster care. Steve and Rob Anderson-McLean of Pittsburgh said they were inspired to take in the brothers and sisters after hearing about siblings being separated...
2019-05-31 01:32

Tim Cook spent a lot of time charming the Trump administration, and it seems to be paying off Trump seems to listen to Cook and take his concerns seriously. That's a surprising development for a business leader who supported Hillary Clinton in 2016. But Cook has taken care to cultivate ties with Trump and his family....
2019-10-05 22:32

Matter: Scott Kelly Spent a Year in Orbit. His Body Is Not Quite the Same. NASA scientists compared the astronaut to his earthbound twin, Mark. The results hint at what humans will have to endure on long journeys through space....
2019-05-22 00:48

Dayton shooter spent two hours in area before attack, likely acted alone: police A gunman who killed nine people in Dayton, Ohio earlier this month spent two hours in the nightlife neighborhood before unleashing an attack on bar goers and probably carried it out alone, police said on Tuesday....
2019-08-14 19:32

10 years after I bought my house, I spent over $21,000 for updates and repairs. Here are 6 expenses I never saw coming. Courtesy of Kate Dore The author, Kate Dore, bought a 1,400-square-foot home in Nashville, Tennessee in 2009. Over the past six months alone, she spent $21,140 in home repairs and improvements. After 10 years in the house, she had to take on project...
2019-06-24 06:00

Hawaii hiker who spent 17 days lost in the forest says she was irresponsible and unprepared https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/05/28/hawaii-missing-hiker-amanda-eller-rescued-watt-dnt-ebof-vpx.cnn_2626663_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – A woman who survived 17 days in a forest in Hawaii after she got lost while hiking says she...
2019-06-03 01:32

US military spent more than $184G at Trump's Turnberry resort since 2017, lawmakers say The U.S. military has spent more than $184,000 at President Trump's luxury resort in Scotland over the past two years, according to documents the Pentagon provided to the House Oversight Committee....
2019-09-19 10:00

He spent his career putting gangs in jail. A radical idea changed everything Despite years of tough policing, Oakland couldn’t get a handle on gun crime. Was the solution a community-based approach?Want the latest news on our investigation? Sign up to our newsletter Ersie Joyner had a banner year in 1995. He was just four yea...
2019-06-04 10:48

Google Photos Fixed the Bad Photo Organization That I Spent Years Creating If you’ve lived long enough to remember the early days of digital photography, you may well have hundreds of thousands of pictures squirreled away on your computer, from various cameras and phones and the web, all terribly organized and almost beyond...
2019-05-21 19:16

I spent a day eating food cooked by robots in America's tech capital Vivian Ho befriended an electronic arm and grappled with a defunct tea maker during a trip through Silicon ValleyAround the world, an industry has emerged around automating food service through robotics, raising questions about job security and mass ...
2019-06-27 20:48

Military spent $184,000 at Trump’s Scotland resort, according to documents released by Democrats The House Oversight Committee is investigating whether Trump has violated a constitutional provision that prevents presidents enriching themselves through the office....
2019-09-19 01:32

A conservative dark money group reveals how much it spent to push Trump's tax cut law Conservative nonprofit dark money group American Action Network dramatically increased its media spending during the tax reform debate of 2017 and the buildup to the 2018 congressional midterm elections....
2019-05-23 21:32

Pete Alonso’s trade deadline spent pumping up Mets fans Confused by the Mets’ trade deadline approach? Pete Alonso is here to pump you up. The slugging first baseman tweeted out a message to Mets fans as the team tries to put together a wild-card push. “Thank you guys so much for your unwaveri...
2019-07-31 20:32

Conservatives Who Spent Months Smearing Ilhan Omar Are SHOCKED She's Being Attacked After an entire crowd full of Trump supporters chanted “send her back” about a U.S. citizen and congresswoman at the encouragement of the racist president, a bunch of people who have spent months attacking Ilhan Omar’s every move began to realize tha...
2019-07-19 02:32

Adequate Man I Can’t Tell Who The Fuck Is Joking Anymore | The Slot I Spent a Week Interrogating My Adequate Man I Can’t Tell Who The Fuck Is Joking Anymore | The Slot I Spent a Week Interrogating My Dislike of Pete Buttigieg and These Are My Findings | Splinter It’s Looking Like Trump Wasn’t Bluffing | The Root Miami Officer Acquitted of Attempted...
2019-06-19 08:48

$800,000 spent at jeweller in one day on Najib Razak's credit cards, court hears Platinum cards of former Malaysian prime minister used for spree at jeweller in Italy, say prosecutorsCredit cards belonging to the disgraced former prime minister of Malaysia were used to spend more than $800,000 at a jeweller in Italy in a single d...
2019-07-16 17:48

Margot Robbie Spent Her 29th Birthday In Chanel’s Couture Library For the Chanel Haute Couture autumn/winter 2019 show, Robbie chose classic bouclé separates from the Cruise 2020 collection – Virginie Viard’s first solo work for the house...
2019-07-02 18:00

Rory Stewart: I will double foreign aid spent on climate change fight Tory leadership candidate Rory Stewart has said he would double the amount of foreign aid spent on fighting climate change, and revealed he wants to reform Britain's spy agencies....
2019-05-29 12:48

Sean Hannity and Bill de Blasio spent 41 minutes interrupting each other on Fox News Fox News’s Sean Hannity spent more than 41 minutes interviewing New York City Mayor and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio. It went pretty much how you’d expect....
2019-08-08 20:48

Trump has spent years financially compelling people to attend his rallies Gerry Broome/AP President Donald Trump has frequently accused protesters and activists of being paid by powerful liberal forces, but many the attendees at his own events were financially compensated to be there. Despite his own disdain for supposed...
2019-08-19 21:00

Blunt-smoking son of college admissions cheats spent week in Rikers Now he can bust rhymes about the big house. The rich kid-rapper son of two Upper East Side residents who pleaded guilty in the college admission scandal spent more than a week jailed at Rikers Island because his angry dad refused to bail him out, the...
2019-06-11 23:48

Jeffrey Epstein spent $350K to ‘influence’ potential witnesses: feds Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein used some of his staggering net worth of $500 million to “influence” potential witnesses against him, Manhattan federal prosecutors charged Friday. The globe-trotting former hedge fund manager — who was...
2019-07-13 03:32

Brazil rejects £18m Amazon aid claiming fund is better spent reforesting Europe The Brazilian government today dismissed an £18 million aid offer from G7 countries to tackle wildfires raging in the Amazon and suggested that the money might be better spent trying to "reforest Europe"....
2019-08-28 01:00

The Pentagon says it only spent $1.2 million on Trump's July 4th blowout, but it's not clear where that number came from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ian Cotter/ The Pentagon says the cost of military support for President Donald Trump's July Fourth event, "A Salute to America," was only $1.2 million. The show featured flyovers by stealth...
2019-07-10 10:32

Sarah Hyland thanks fans for support after revealing she spent the weekend in the hospital Sarah Hyland thanked fans for sending well wishes after she stayed in the hospital over the weekend with an unknown illness.        ...
2019-06-27 19:00

Kim Kardashian West helped a man who spent 23 years in prison finally get released Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Kim Kardashian West has helped secure the release of another man from prison. Momolu Stewart, 39, was released on Monday after spending nearly 23 years behind bars for a murder he committed when he was 16. Kardashian West too...
2019-10-09 03:32

The Trump administration spent months trying to make sure undocumented immigrants can't go to school Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Stephen Miller, President Donald Trump's nativist advisor, tried to devise a plan that would keep undocumented immigrant children from attending public schools, Bloomberg reported. He eventually gave up after being told...
2019-08-18 21:32

£100,000 spent on jewels in one day, £232,000 the next: banker's wife and her London shopping spree Martin Bentham lifts the lid on the extraordinary lifestyle enjoyed by the wife of a jailed businessman — the target of Britain's first unexplained wealth order...
2019-05-28 15:48

A Minnesota Farmer Spent His Life Collecting Cars And Now His Gigantic Fleet Is Up For Auction This weekend will be a wild time near the small town of Wheaton, Minnesota, because a roughly 200-car collection belonging to a farmer who passed away in December is headed for auction. And the fleet, filled with some true gems, will no doubt bring i...
2019-08-09 00:16

Russian oligarch says he spent $20M after McCabe asked him to help free retired FBI agent from Iran A Russian oligarch caught in the crosshairs of Robert Mueller’s Russia probe says he spent over $20 million of his own money at the behest of Andrew McCabe, the fired deputy of the bureau, on a mission – that was later scuttled – to free a retired FB...
2019-07-03 15:00

Boy who spent vacation money on food for hurricane evacuees surprised with Disney trip JACKSONVILLE, Fla.  (WESH) — The boy who spent the money he was saving to visit Disney World to buy food for Hurricane Dorian evacuees was given a wonderful surprise. Jermaine Bell, 6, spent a year saving for a birthday trip to Walt Disney World. Whe...
2019-09-09 23:48

Ex-MLB star Lenny Dykstra, wrestler spent 9 hours dumpster diving for dentures Former Major League Baseball star Lenny Dykstra and his wrestler friend spent 9 hours dumpster diving behind a Jersey Mike’s over the weekend to find Dykstra’s $80,000 dentures that had accidentally been thrown away....
2019-06-19 10:48

Winning lottery ticket spent a month on oblivious winner's coffee table A Maryland man said he was cleaning the clutter off his coffee table when he discovered a forgotten Powerball ticket that earned him a $50,000 payday....
2019-07-13 00:48

Gran Turismo Sport Has Spent Two Years Adding Great Stuff For Free When Gran Turismo Sport launched in October 2017, it was easy to regard it with suspicion. Despite being the first—and at this rate, perhaps only—Gran Turismo game on the PlayStation 4, it lacked the numeral that would’ve clearly signaled it as the n...
2019-05-31 23:48

It's Happening! Tyler Cameron Spent the Night at Bachelorette Hannah Brown's House Hannah Brown's journey to find love has taken her home with Tyler Cameron. It's no secret at this point that ABC's season 15 Bachelorette is still one after breaking off her......
2019-08-03 00:32

Taylor Swift’s Dad Delivered Pizzas to Fans Who Spent the Night Waiting For Her Performance Taylor Swift is making the rounds ahead of the long-awaited release of her seventh studio album Lover and her fans are traveling with her. Hundreds of them camped out overnight on Wednesday to sing along with Swift during her Good Morning America app...
2019-08-22 17:16

The 'world's greatest living travel writer' has spent 32 years in Japan. Here's what he's observed. Brigitte Lacombe Pico Iyer is the author of eight works of nonfiction and two novels. The following is an excerpt from his book, "A Beginner's Guide to Japan: Observations and Provocations." Iyer has spent 32 years in Japan, his adopted home. In ...
2019-09-28 20:00

James Poniewozik spent countless hours watching Trump on TV. Then he wrote a book about it. A longtime TV critic contends in his new book "Audience of One" that Donald Trump's background as a TV personality is central to understanding him as a political figure....
2019-09-05 01:00

NRA spent $1.6 million lobbying against tougher background checks in run-up to latest mass shootings Calls for tougher background checks and gun control in general have increased yet again in the wake of three mass shootings in California, Texas and Ohio that have left more than 30 people dead....
2019-08-05 23:32

A Day Well Spent With... Susie Willis, founder of natural skincare brand Romilly Wilde 'At 50 I feel fitter, stronger and more energetic than at 25. 30 years ago I didn't know what wellness was. I lived on skittles, rose wine and pringles'...
2019-06-23 15:48

Va. Gov. Ralph Northam's med school reportedly spent $368,000 investigating racist yearbook photo The investigation into whether Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam appeared in a racist yearbook photo as a medical student reportedly cost his former medical school $368,000. ...
2019-09-18 00:48

Trump Reportedly Spent Tons of Money on Facebook Ads Wishing Himself a Happy Birthday Just like the rest of us, Donald Trump is having a birthday this year. Unlike the rest of us, he is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to remind his Facebook-happy base about it, according to a report from the New York Times....
2019-05-21 22:16

Lenny Dysktra spent Father's Day weekend dumpster-diving for his $80K dentures Former Mets, Phillies outfielder says he spent nine hours over the weekend searching through trash outside a Jersey Mike's sub shop for his teeth.       ...
2019-06-18 22:48

From Waking Up to Planting a Flag on the Moon, Here’s How the Apollo 11 Astronauts Spent July 20, 1969 The triumph of the astronauts, especially Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, was more than a victory for the United States, but instead a victorious moment for all mankind and no other moment will seem as big until we reach beyond the m...
2019-07-20 18:16

Report: Uber spent $200K a year on balloons for staff anniversaries; stickers to be used instead To cut back on costs, Uber is cutting helium balloons, which cost the company over $200,000 a year, a report says.       ...
2019-08-15 06:16

Military spent $184,000 at Trump’s Scotland resort, according to documents released by House Democrats The House Oversight Committee is investigating whether Trump has violated a constitutional provision that prevents presidents enriching themselves through the office....
2019-09-18 22:32

Google spent 10 years researching what makes the 'perfect' manager — here at the top 10 traits they found Justin Sullivan/Getty If you have great managers and team leads, not only will you get the best out of your people, but they'll also be more likely to stick around. That's why for 10 years, Google has conducted research to figure out what makes the ...
2019-06-24 06:00

Susan Rice has spent her career fighting off detractors: ‘I inadvertently intimidate some people, especially certain men’ Her new memoir “Tough Love” explores her D.C. upbringing that primed her for success and the adversity she faced through two administrations, especially from conservatives on Benghazi....
2019-10-07 18:00

Biden tells crowd he spent weekend celebrating granddaughter’s graduation with Obama Joe Biden told an Iowa crowd Tuesday that he had spent the weekend with his best buddy former President Barack Obama to celebrate the high school graduation of his granddaughter and Obama’s daughter....
2019-06-12 09:16

This cleverly designed duvet cover uses an optical illusion to make it look like you spent a ton of time making the bed Crane & Canopy Crane & Canopy is a luxury bedding and home company making some of the most comfortable sheets and duvet covers I've ever slept on. The Nova duvet cover ($139-$189) is a personal favorite because it gives the illusion of a perfectly ...
2019-09-24 05:00

The Greatest Minor League Basketball Player Of All Time Spent A Career Forgetting His Dream Sitting in front of his locker at the Staples Center that night in January 2007, Renaldo Major hesitated. Earlier that day, the 24-year-old guard had signed a 10-day contract with the Golden State Warriors before promptly making his NBA debut in a ro...
2019-09-27 03:16

Nancy Pelosi Says She Hasn't 'Spent Any Time' Thinking About the Most Recent Rape Allegation Against the President Nancy Pelosi, the most powerful woman in Congress and likely all of the Democratic Party, said on Thursday that she hasn’t spent any time thinking about the most recent rape allegation made against the president....
2019-06-28 00:48

Dayton gunman spent half-hour inside bar before returning for rampage, police chief says The gunman who killed nine people, including his sister, in a 32-second rampage Aug. 4 in Dayton, Ohio, seems to have planned the attack “well before” arriving at the city’s Oregon District, the city’s police chief said Tuesday....
2019-08-14 11:00

I spent 21 years of my life angry before I realised we in the slums must lead change | Kennedy Odede Kenya is on the rise. Those living in slums such as Kibera will only share in the progress if urban solutions come from our communityThe future is shining in Kenya. By many measures, life is better than it has ever been. A decade of steady economic g...
2019-08-07 13:48

Multi-Billionaire David Koch, Who Spent Millions Supporting Conservative Policies, Dies at 79 (WASHINGTON) — Billionaire industrialist David H. Koch, who with his older brother, Charles, transformed American politics by pouring their riches into conservative causes, has died at age 79. His older brother, Charles, the death on Friday, sa...
2019-08-23 18:32

Catholic priest Joseph McLoone stole church money and spent it on himself, Grindr men, authorities say A Catholic priest in Pennsylvania was charged with theft after he stole nearly $100,000 from his parish over several years.        ...
2019-08-23 06:48

The Root Trump Spent More Than Three Times the Cost of Robert Mueller’s Russia Investigation Playing The Root Trump Spent More Than Three Times the Cost of Robert Mueller’s Russia Investigation Playing Golf at His Own Resorts | Deadspin The NFL Is Apparently Determined To Screw Up The Hail Mary | Jezebel How Do We Make Cis Men Give a Shit About Abor...
2019-05-23 20:00

I spent 3 days in Lisbon, Portugal — and I totally get why it's the most popular travel destination for millennials in 2019 ESB Professional/Shutterstock Lisbon, Portugal, is the most popular travel destination for millennials, according to müvTravel. I recently visited Lisbon and I totally see why millennials love it. The city delivers on the millennial aesthetic a...
2019-10-12 15:48

I've spent free nights in Hawaii, Colorado, and South Carolina thanks to one of my favorite under-the-radar hotel cards Wyndham Resort at Avon/Facebook If you're planning a longer stay, want extra space for your family, or simply want extra amenities, a timeshare or vacation rental could be a better option than a standard hotel room. You can't use most travel rewards...
2019-07-13 20:48

Cardi B tweeted 'Wish I was dead,' then quickly deleted it after a weekend spent defending herself from rape and 'blackfishing' accusations Theo Wargo/Getty Images Fans captured screenshots of Cardi B tweeting "I wish I was dead" on Sunday before the rapper quickly deleted it. Cardi B refuted accusations that she raped men in an Instagram Live stream on Friday, and deleted another tweet...
2019-07-22 03:48

Jilted lover who killed ex, comedy club owner spent hours inside home: prosecutors A jilted ex-boyfriend charged in a double murder spent 3-and-a-half hours inside a New Jersey home before he was caught chasing his lover down the street and stabbing her to death, prosecutors said Wednesday. Joseph Porter made his first appearance i...
2019-08-14 23:32

Trump Spent More Than Three Times the Cost of Robert Mueller’s Russia Investigation Playing Golf at His Own Resorts Ever since special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation began, Republicans and most importantly President Donald Trump have loved to tout how it was all a waste of money....
2019-05-23 07:32

Will MLP Funds Sell MLPs? MLPs are losing favor as big energy infrastructure companies convert to corporations. Although an MLP fund selling most of its MLPs might seem implausible, it represents a growing risk for their holders....
2019-05-21 14:48

Why Index Funds Are Not Always Your Best Choice If you can live with a long-run return that approximates the long-run growth of the economy (about 3%) plus inflation (about 2%), an S&P 500 index fund may be just what you need....
2019-05-21 14:48

I spent an hour playing the crazy upcoming 'Super Mario' game where you can play unlimited levels and create your own — here's what it's like Nintendo Nintendo's next major "Super Mario" game is headed to the Nintendo Switch in late June. The new game, "Super Mario Maker 2," is a long-awaited sequel to a cult classic Mario title from Nintendo's failed Wii U console. I got a chance to play...
2019-05-28 22:48

Demi Lovato spent her birthday at an Ariana Grande concert with Taylor Swift nemesis Scooter Braun Demi Lovato celebrated her 27th birthday with fellow singing superstar Ariana Grande – and Scooter Braun, the nemesis of another singer: Taylor Swift.        ...
2019-08-21 11:32

A wealthy Iraqi sheikh who urges a hard-line U.S. approach to Iran spent 26 nights at Trump’s D.C. hotel The unusually long stay by Nahro al-Kasnazan, who served as a paid CIA informant during the Iraq War, shows how the hotel attracts foreigners who have an agenda to pursue with the Trump administration....
2019-06-06 19:00

U.S. fed funds futures hit record volume at 1.29 mln - CME U.S. federal funds futures reached record one-day volume, totaling 1.29 million contracts, on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve signaled it was prepared to lower interest rates later this year, exchange operator CME Group said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 18:48

Can't Say How Funds From RBI Will Be Utilised: Nirmala Sitharaman A day after the Central Board of Reserve Bank of India decided to payout Rs 1.76 lakh crore from its reserve and surplus to the government of India, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said......
2019-08-27 23:00

Penny-Pinching Funds Are Going to Get Even Cheaper Index funds that are merely cheap aren’t good enough for retirement investors, contend several recent lawsuits, the latest sign that the cost of investment management is on its way to zero....
2019-09-27 19:00

U.S. DOT awards 3 states AV research funds Michigan and Ohio received $7.5 million each while Virginia landed $15 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Automated Driving Systems Demonstration Grants....
2019-09-13 14:00

How the Hedge Funds Are Really Playing Brexit It’s hardly controversial to short the pound, but Crispin Odey and his ilk also have their eyes on a low-tax, low-regulation, no-deal Brexit paradise....
2019-10-01 23:32

I retired as a millionaire at 31 to travel the world for a year, and I spent the same on costs abroad as I did living at home. Here's my exact budget breaking down how I did it. Courtesy of Kristy Shen Kristy Shen and Bryce Leung of Millennial Revolution retired from their computer engineering jobs at age 31 to travel the world. After a year of travel, Shen did the calculations: They had traveled for the same cost as stayin...
2019-09-28 20:00

Florida mother details frightening minutes spent waiting for help after she accidentally locked her 10-month-old daughter and her keys inside her car (WPTV)  Body camera video captured tense moments of Stuart, Florida police helping a mother rescue her daughter from a locked car. Now, Christina Tufford wants other parents to learn from her experience. Earlier this month, Tufford said she took...
2019-08-14 08:00

Ex-minister accused of mismanaging Ebola funds Former Democratic Republic of Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3 million that were allocated to fighting the Ebola outbreak in the country, one of his lawyers told CNN on Monday....
2019-09-19 01:00

Argentine Vote Slams U.S. Bond Funds Yield-seeking investors everywhere are getting singed this week by the meltdown in Argentina’s markets following the victory of a populist candidate in the South American nation’s presidential primary election....
2019-08-14 11:00

Funds power up stake in £6bn UK nuclear fleet A consortium of infrastructure funds is in advanced talks to buy a stake in the UK's £6bn ageing fleet of nuclear power stations amid growing concerns about their reliability....
2019-09-15 05:32

WHO: Ebola funds not enough to fight virus through end of 2019 The World Health Organization is running low on funding it needs to fight a deadly outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the United Nations health agency said Friday....
2019-09-14 00:32

Over 50 and Freelancing to Fill the Gaps in Retirement Funds Whether they chose to retire or were forced out of a job, a significant chunk of American workers over the age of 50 are finding they need to reinvent themselves....
2019-09-12 21:32

Funds Under PM-Kisan Scheme Yet To Be Transferred To Farmers In UP Funds under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi could not be transferred to 1.5 lakh farmers in Uttar Pradesh due to "data mismatch" and they will soon receive funds after the problem is rectified,......
2019-05-30 10:48

| DRC ex-health minister questioned over use of Ebola funds Oly Ilunga, who resigned as DR Congo health minister last month, has been questioned as part of an inquiry into the use of public funds earmarked to tackle the Ebola epidemic, his lawyer says....
2019-08-28 18:16

U.S. federal funds rate fell below top-end of Fed's target The average interest rate on what the banks charge each other to borrow reserves overnight on Thursday fell below the upper-end of the Federal Reserve's target range for the first time this week in the aftermath of turmoil in money markets....
2019-09-20 20:16

Accused Terrorists Use Loopholes to Tap Frozen Funds Loopholes in U.N. Security Council sanctions procedures are allowing blacklisted al Qaeda and Islamic State terrorists and their supporters to tap their bank accounts despite a U.N. asset freeze, according to documents reviewed by The Wall Street Jou...
2019-06-20 02:16

Lloyds to pay £140m to settle £100bn funds row Britain's biggest high street bank is to pay about £140m to Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) to settle a bitter legal fight over the future of a £100bn asset management mandate....
2019-07-22 23:00

SEC adopts new rules on exchange traded funds The Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday said it would adopt a new rule to modernize how exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are brought to the market and their regulation....
2019-09-26 21:48

Here's why you might find stocks such as Microsoft in ESG-friendly funds ESG — or environmental, social and governance — is an investing theme that is gaining traction on Wall Street, but the stocks inside many ESG funds may come as a surprise....
2019-10-01 02:16

Hedge funds chart course through 'IMO 2020' storm Shipping companies, refineries, freight derivatives or diesel cracks? Investment funds are placing their bets as the shipping sector prepares for new rules limiting sulfur emissions from ocean-going vessels....
2019-07-08 10:32

Here's why you might find stocks like Microsoft in ESG-friendly funds ESG, an investing theme that stands for Environmental, Social and Governance, is gaining traction on Wall Street, but the stocks inside many ESG funds may come as a surprise....
2019-09-30 02:00

EOS co-CEO accused of using company funds for ‘lavish lifestyle’ The co-head of a popular lip balm maker bled his company dry to fund his “lavish lifestyle” — and then called the cops on his business partner after he complained, according to a new lawsuit. Jonathan Teller, co-CEO of EOS, which makes a popular egg-...
2019-10-10 20:00

| Legends to help raise funds for Small’s family The South African Rugby Legends Association has established a fundraising initiative in aid of James Small’s family following the former Springbok wing’s tragic death....
2019-07-19 13:48

EPA threatens to withhold funds from California over air quality The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday threatened to withhold billions from California’s highway funds over the state’s purported failure to tackle air pollution....
2019-09-25 05:32

EOS co-CEO used company funds for ‘lavish lifestyle’: lawsuit The co-head of a popular lip balm maker bled his company dry to fund his “lavish lifestyle” — and then called the cops on a business partner who complained, according to a new lawsuit. Jonathan Teller, whose Eos makes an egg-shaped lip balm sold at d...
2019-10-12 00:00

Lloyds in £140m settlement with funds giant Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to pay £140m to Standard Life Aberdeen to settle a legal fight over the future of a £100bn asset management mandate....
2019-07-24 15:16

Why Target Date Funds Dominate The 401(k) Market Target Date Funds are soaring in popularity but they can vary widely. Here are some tips for investors looking to invest in one of the hottest growing areas of investing....
2019-05-21 14:48

Cboe Welcomes New FormulaFolios Funds to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed two new FormulaFolios funds to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
2019-05-21 16:00

Home Office spent thousands in taxpayers' money on Crystal Maze staff trip at height of Windrush scandal Home Office managers have been reminded to spend taxpayers' money "carefully and wisely" after splashing thousands on a team-building trip to the Crystal Maze experience at the height of the Windrush scandal....
2019-08-06 22:16

An unnamed Saudi buyer spent $52.2 million on a 20,000-square-foot Los Angeles mansion and a neighboring house for his staff. Take a look inside the compound. Simon Berlyn An unidentified buyer from Saudi Arabia recently dropped $52.2 million on a compound of two neighboring houses in Los Angeles, The Wall Street Journal reported. The larger home, which includes a 200-foot infinity pool and a 12-car garag...
2019-05-30 22:16

Hedge funds in talks to sell i and regional papers The hedge funds which took control of the i newspaper and hundreds of regional titles last year are in talks about a break-up and sale of its assets....
2019-07-08 18:00

One of the Most Powerful Women in Hedge Funds Doesn't Run Money In the overwhelmingly male world of hedge funds, Ilana Weinstein is one of the most powerful women. But Ms. Weinstein doesn’t manage money. Instead, she scouts the people who do....
2019-06-19 19:16

Pentagon to divert $3.6B in funds from various projects toward border wall The defense secretary on Tuesday approved a border-wall spending plan that will divert funds from more than 100 military construction projects to earmark $3.6 billion for constructing a wall on the southern border with Mexico. The plan to allocate mo...
2019-09-04 05:48

Despite need for Sinai funds, Egypt unlikely to join Kushner plan A U.S.-proposed $9 billion aid package could tempt Egypt with long-sought financing to transform its strife-torn Sinai peninsula, but analysts say political risks are likely to outweigh any potential financial benefit....
2019-06-27 21:48

U.S. stock funds post second straight weekly outflow U.S. equity funds saw $7.9 billion in outflows in the last week, the second consecutive weekly drawdown, as bond and money market funds drew money, according to data released by Lipper on Thursday....
2019-10-05 03:00

Mobile marketer IronSource gets $400 million investment from CVC Funds CVC Funds has invested $400 million in mobile marketing firm IronSource, making IronSource one of Israel's first unicorns, with a valuation over $1 billion.Read More...
2019-10-04 11:00

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

Planned Parenthood to decline Title X funds over 'gag rule' Planned Parenthood announced Monday it is leaving the Title X program after the government said it must comply with a new rule banning the organization from providing information on abortion access....
2019-08-19 21:48

Carranza protégé once quit job in ‘mismanaged’ funds scandal He used sexual innuendo in front of students, and quit a former job after thousands of dollars meant for kids’ clubs vanished. Since September 2018, Abram Jimenez has served as “senior executive director for continuous school improvement” with the De...
2019-06-16 10:16

UAW board member charged with embezzling union funds Vance Pearson, a 17-year UAW employee who succeeded President Gary Jones as Region 5 director in Missouri last year, is among the current and former officials cited in an investigator’s affidavit as authorizing and concealing union-funded purchases o...
2019-09-13 01:00

Foreign funds loosen bearish bet on big Italian banks Funds that built big short positions in Italy's leading banks from early 2018 have lowered the size of their bets in the last few months as political worries eased, regulatory data shows....
2019-05-23 02:32

Nearly 30% of de Blasio’s campaign funds came from New York hotel industry Politics may make for strange bedfellows, but few are cozier than Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Big Apple’s hotel industry. After getting a big boost during his first mayoral race from a cousin tied to the city’s hotel workers union, de Blasio has bee...
2019-09-03 15:00

SEC says closed-end funds should disclose more, managers differ on requirements NEW YORK, June 20 (LPC) - Firms that manage closed-end funds agree that regulatory proposals that would force managers to disclose more information to investors including factors affecting performance as well as investment strategies could be benefic...
2019-06-20 18:48

U.S. federal judge blocks use of some funds for border wall A U.S. federal judge on Friday blocked the Trump administration's use of $1 billion in funds to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico, but declined to issue a permanent injunction....
2019-06-29 10:48

U.S. Army vows more funds, measures to fix housing hazards Pledging to overcome a housing crisis on its installations, the U.S. Army is outlining new steps it is taking to provide better housing for families of service members while demanding accountability from private landlords and Army commanders....
2019-10-09 20:32

Billions of euros of EU funds misspent last year: auditors More than 4 billion euros ($4.3 billion) of European Union funds were misspent last year, EU auditors estimated in a report released on Tuesday, which highlighted poor checks in receiving states on how the bloc's funds are invested....
2019-10-08 04:32

Pakistan arrests 6 for collecting funds for militant groups MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say six people have been arrested for allegedly collecting funds for two outlawed militant organizations. Muhammad Ashraf, an official with the Punjabi police’s counterterrorism department, said Saturday...
2019-05-25 10:48

Hedge Funds Wager China's HNA Will Look After Foreign Investors Hedge funds have made quick profits on debt tied to HNA Group, even as the airlines-to-hotels conglomerate has scaled back internationally and fallen behind on other obligations....
2019-08-25 15:00

Hedge Funds and Bad Tactics Kill $4.4 Billion Deal AMS still looks best placed to win out (eventually) in its tussle with Bain for Osram. But it’s going to be a tortuous route getting there, if it makes it at all....
2019-10-07 16:48

Consumers see funds disappear in Zelle account scam Chrysanthi Rausch was taking a nap on her couch two months ago when she got a call from a number she didn’t recognize. On the other end of the line was a woman who said she worked for KeyBank, Rausch’s local bank, calling to alert her of ...
2019-06-18 04:48

UAW official charged with conspiring to embezzle union funds A senior member of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union was arrested Thursday and charged with conspiring with other union officials to embezzle hundreds of thousands of dollars in union money, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Detroit said....
2019-09-12 21:32

Will Brexit pollsters again help hedge funds make millions? Bloomberg's allegations that Nigel Farage may have influenced forex markets to help hedge funds on Brexit referendum night in 2016 have not gone away. We ask if something similar could happen on October 31?...
2019-07-16 01:48

Hedge funds up 7% in 2019 but struggling in broader market Hedge funds are gaining steadily this year but still lagging well behind the broader market. The $3.2 trillion industry gained 7% through April, when the S&P 500 popped 17.5%, according to data released Tuesday by Preqin. While hedgies like to blast ...
2019-05-22 04:48

Fed Injects More Into Money Markets After Banks Bid Heavily for Funds The Federal Reserve Bank of New York saw huge demand from banks as they rushed to bid on the $75 billion on offer in a second day of intervention to ease a crunch in overnight funding markets....
2019-09-18 20:00

Hungarian PM Orban: conditions for EU funds just 'political slogan' Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday said a proposal to make EU development funds conditional on upholding democratic principles and the rule of law was no more than a "political slogan" used to attack member states....
2019-09-30 22:48

Permira Funds to buy contract manufacturer Cambrex in $2.4 bln deal Contract development and manufacturing company Cambrex Corp said on Wednesday it was being bought by an affiliate of private equity firm Permira Funds in a deal valued at about $2.4 billion, including net debt....
2019-08-07 13:16

Research on children’s health risks in doubt over EPA funds WASHINGTON (AP) — Children’s health researchers say uncertainty about funding from the Environmental Protection Agency is jeopardizing or ending long-running studies about the harm posed by pesticides and other pollution. The EPA and the Nation...
2019-05-22 01:00

Investors retreat from U.S. stock funds as trade war expands Investors pulled approximately $4.7 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold U.S. stocks last week as concerns about escalating trade wars weighed on equity markets worldwide,......
2019-06-05 18:32

Brownsville gets $9M in anti-violence funds following wild shoot-out A longtime crime-ridden Brooklyn neighborhood is getting $9 million from City Hall for safety measures in wake of a wild shoot-out at a packed block party there last week that left 11 injured and one dead. Mayor Bill de Blasio, Council Speaker Corey ...
2019-08-07 01:32

Asia sovereign wealth funds: Lifting the lid on Singapore’s GIC In a rare interview, chief executive Lim Chow Kiat explains the investment discipline that underpins one of the world’s most influential and sophisticated funds – and his fears over the impact of a polarized political world on global investment....
2019-05-21 20:48

Investors wade into U.S. stock funds as S&P 500 touches records Investors edged into the U.S. stock market last week, as the benchmark S&P 500 index hovered near record highs, by adding $1.1 billion into mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic......
2019-07-24 20:00

| Biden, in flip, opposes ban on federal funds for abortion Leading US Democrat Joe Biden, facing major pressure from several rivals chasing the party's 2020 presidential nomination, reversed his longstanding opposition to using federal funds for abortions....
2019-06-07 12:16

Your portfolio is probably heavy on index funds. Now may be the time to make changes Index funds have become hugely popular, and they account for a large following in 401(k)-style retirement plans. They're also reliant on tech stocks.       ...
2019-07-21 18:48

After INF treaty's demise, U.S. seeks funds for missile tests The United States will no longer be prohibited from having ground-launched intermediate-range missiles once it pulls out of an arms control treaty with Russia on Friday, but funds to test and develop the missiles may soon run out, officials say....
2019-08-02 07:16

Yemen will face severe aid cuts without new funds soon, warns UN The United Nations is facing having to cut 22 aid programs in the impoverished country. Only half of pledged donations for 2019 have been delivered so far....
2019-08-22 06:00

Trump Administration Threatens to Cut U.S. Highway Funds From California Saying California has the worst air quality in the country, the E.P.A. chief fires the latest salvo in an escalating battle over clean air and states’ rights....
2019-09-24 07:00

U.S. Promises Security Aid, but No Funds, to Guatemala to Curb Migration In Guatemala, the homeland security secretary offset requests for restoring funding cuts by offering hands-on assistance from United States agents and investigators....
2019-06-01 18:48

Biden Gets Impeachment, Castro Talks High Rents and Booker's Totally Spent: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 11 The Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings takes a one-week snapshot of the campaign season and imagines, using just that week, which candidate running for president would be best for black America. Most weeks we (me, Dr. Jason Johnson, politics...
2019-09-27 18:32

Phoenix facility where woman was raped losing Medicaid funds PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. officials have told the long-term care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and gave birth last year that it will lose Medicaid funding. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services told Hacienda HealthCare this week ...
2019-06-21 02:16

JPMorgan set for historic majority stake in China funds JV: sources JPMorgan was on Friday poised to become the first foreign company to hold a majority stake in a Chinese mutual fund business, two sources said, setting a precedent that one analyst said would trigger......
2019-08-02 22:16

British companies, pension funds may have to report climate risks British public companies and pension funds may have to publish by 2022 what risks their businesses face from climate change under a new so-called green finance strategy....
2019-07-02 14:00

Retired Oklahoma judge to mediate opioid settlement funds NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma State Supreme Court justice will attempt to resolve a dispute over how to disburse an $85 million settlement of a state lawsuit with Teva Pharmaceuticals. Cleveland Count District Judge Thad Balkman said Monday ...
2019-06-18 16:16

Bond Exchange-Traded Funds Pass $1 Trillion in Assets The amount of money in fixed-income exchange-traded funds passed $1 trillion in June, an ascendance that has reshaped the market where countries and companies raise money to pay their bills....
2019-07-01 15:32

US yanks funds for anti-Iran Twitter feed after complaints WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it’s suspended funding for an online project aimed at fighting Iranian disinformation after it tweeted harsh criticism of individual human rights workers, academics and journalists, some of whom are U...
2019-06-01 19:48

Equifax on the hot seat for running out of data breach settlement funds Even when making restitution to victims of its massive 2017 data breach, Equifax still can’t seem to avoid a mess. The credit reporting agency is now attracting a ton of scrutiny after the Federal Trade Commission revealed in an urgent announce...
2019-08-03 09:32

Homeland Security Is Moving FEMA Funds to Pay for Border Programs (WASHINGTON) — The Department of Homeland Security is moving $271 million from other agencies such as FEMA and the U.S. Coast Guard to increase the number of beds for detained immigrants and support its policy forcing asylum seekers to wait in ...
2019-08-28 07:00

Sebi Tightens Rules For Pledged Shares, Mutual Funds Sebi meeting today: Sebi made it mandatory for all liquid schemes to have at least 20 per cent in liquid assets such as cash, government bonds, treasury bills or repo in government securities...
2019-06-27 18:32

Brazil makes U-turn on £16m Amazon fire-fighting funds Brazil appears to have backtracked on its rejection of G7 funds to fight the Amazon forest fires, saying it will accept as long as it has control over how the money is spent....
2019-08-28 19:16

India becomes investment darling for sovereign wealth and pension funds Sovereign wealth funds are piling into India, buying stakes in everything from airports to renewable energy, attracted by political stability, a growing middle class and reforms making it more enticing for foreigners to invest....
2019-06-21 09:48

Investor LGIM dumps ExxonMobil from its Future World funds Britain's biggest asset manager has removed ExxonMobil and four more companies from its 5 billion pounds ($6.3 billion) Future World Funds, and said it would vote against their chairs for failing to confront the threats posed by climate change....
2019-06-21 13:16

UPDATE 1-Permira Funds to buy drug contract manufacturer Cambrex for $2.02 bln Private equity firm Permira Funds will buy Cambrex Corp for about $2 billion, the drug contract development and manufacturing company said on Wednesday....
2019-08-07 13:16

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network has security vulnerabilities that could cause loss of funds Security vulnerabilities have been discovered in “various” Bitcoin Lightning Network projects that have potential to cause users to lose their cryptocurrency. Those running Lightning Network nodes have been advised to upgrade their clients as soon as...
2019-08-30 16:32

Retiring judge Strine calls on funds to protect U.S. workers As chief justice of Delaware's Supreme Court, Leo Strine has decided disputes affecting powerful U.S. companies and investors, but his departing thoughts were reserved for some unheralded participants in corporate America: workers....
2019-07-09 03:16

Centre Gets Notice On Funds For Flood Relief In Maharashtra, Karnataka The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Centre's response on a plea seeking complete rehabilitation of flood-affected families of Sangli, Kolhapur and Satara districts of Maharashtra....
2019-08-30 21:32

U.S. funds look for 'crazy cheap' stocks as indexes hit record highs Record highs in the U.S. stock market and the anticipation of equity-friendly interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve later this year are prompting top-performing large-cap fund managers to seek......
2019-06-27 20:00

Gulf between US Open prize funds for women and men remains a chasm Second major of the season gets under way at the Country Club of Charleston on Thursday but the $5.5m purse is dwarfed by the men’s of $12.5mThe USGA normally has to wait until June before the annual necessity to hunker down as criticism flies from a...
2019-05-30 01:32

EU gives Nigel Farage 24 hours to explain Arron Banks funds European parliament summons Brexit party leader over failure to declare expensesNigel Farage has been given 24 hours by the European parliament to explain in person his failure to declare lavish expenses funded by Arron Banks, an insurance tycoon und...
2019-06-05 08:48

Germany to cut part of funds sent to Brazil for Amazon preservation: newspaper Germany will partially suspend funds sent to Brazil to finance projects aimed at preserving the Amazon forest due to increasing deforestation, Brazilian newspaper Folha de S.Paulo reported on Saturday....
2019-08-11 02:32

Virginia city to divest budget funds from fossil fuels CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Officials in Charlottesville, Virginia, have voted to divest the city’s operating budget investments from any entity involved in the production of fossil fuels or weapons. WVIR-TV reports the City Council voted 4-1 l...
2019-06-10 13:32

Margaret Hunter pleads guilty to misuse of campaign funds Margaret Hunter, the wife of Rep. Duncan Hunter, pleaded guilty in a San Diego court Thursday to conspiring to misuse campaign funds on personal expenses....
2019-06-14 00:32

Investors retreat further from U.S. stock funds as trade tensions mount: ICI Investors extended their retreat from the U.S. stock market by pulling nearly $8.2 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic equities last week, according to data......
2019-06-13 04:16

Huawei fights to keep U.S. funds flowing to its rural mobile customers China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's biggest telecoms equipment maker, argued on Wednesday that Washington should scrap plans to prohibit wireless companies from using U.S. government funds to buy Huawei gear for their networks....
2019-06-12 23:32

Investors retreat further from U.S. stock funds as trade tensions mount -ICI Investors extended their retreat from the U.S. stock market by pulling nearly $8.2 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic equities last week, according to data released on Wednesday by the Investment Company Institut...
2019-06-12 20:32

Six companies to compete for $2.5B in funds to install Navy C4ISR systems The Navy awarded six companies task orders for a potential 10-year, $2.5 billion contract to install and support command, control, communications, computer, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems....
2019-07-19 00:32

Woman accused of stealing funds meant for paralyzed officer HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) — The former president of a Missouri police charity is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the organization as well as proceeds intended for an officer paralyzed in the line of duty. Angela McMunn of De Soto faces four f...
2019-06-12 00:16

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

Government Not To Seek Funds For State-Run Bank Recapitalisation: Report In 2018-19, the government had pumped in the highest-ever infusion of Rs 1.6 lakh crore into PSBs to meet regulatory and growth capital requirements....
2019-06-11 14:48

Planned Parenthood Refuses Federal Funds Over Abortion Restrictions Facing a Trump administration rule that forbids referrals for abortion, the organization decided to reject federal funds for family planning for low-income women....
2019-08-20 03:16

Venezuela's Guaido calls for probe into funds for military defectors Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for an investigation into claims his representatives misappropriated funds intended to help defectors from the Venezuelan military living in Colombia....
2019-06-16 08:32

RBI Removes Charges On National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) The Real Time Gross Settlement System (RTGS) is meant for large-value instantaneous fund transfers while the National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) System is used for fund transfers up to Rs 2......
2019-06-06 11:16

Netherlands, Switzerland suspend UNRWA funds amid scandal The Netherlands and Switzerland have suspended funding to the United Nations aid agency for Palestinian refugees days after an ethics report alleged widespread mismanagement and misconduct....
2019-08-01 14:00

UPDATE 1-India to investigate Jet Airways over alleged funds mismanagement India ordered an investigation on Thursday into alleged mismanagement of funds at Jet Airways , which halted operations in April after running out of cash....
2019-07-04 22:48

Devil in the data as funds call for scrutiny of LSE's Refinitiv deal Some trading and investment firms are calling for competition regulators to scrutinize London Stock Exchange's proposed $27 billion takeover of financial information provider Refinitiv to prevent further market data price hikes....
2019-07-31 18:48

Trump administration loses bid to lift bar on funds for border wall A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to lift an injunction barring the Trump administration from using $2.5 billion intended for the fight against illegal narcotics to build a wall along the southern U.S. border with Mexico....
2019-07-04 05:00

Paper Round: Arsenal need more funds from Kroenke for Zaha transfer "Arsenal need more cash to afford Wilfried Zaha and Kieran Tierney, Tottenham could sell Danny Rose and Kieran Trippier, and Leicester City want Lewis Dunk."...
2019-07-04 09:00

Clinician: Losing federal funds puts women at risk The impact of Planned Parenthood's decision to pull out of the federal family planning program is reverberating around the country. Chicago nurse practitioner Jolanta Markiewicz says her patients will be negatively impacted. (Aug. 21)  ...
2019-08-22 17:16

Mexico wants U.S. to reroute funds to tackle migrant surge: sources Mexico wants the United States to redirect security funding toward boosting economic development in the Mexico-Guatemala border region to try to stem the flow of migrants from the region, Mexican officials said on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 06:48

Opinion: India's Hedge Funds Threatened by Higher Taxes The Securities and Exchange Board of India, or SEBI, has always been suspicious of the source of capital for hedge funds investing in India from Singapore or Hong Kong....
2019-07-16 17:32

Jet Funds Siphoned Off, Rules Violated Before Collapse? Probes Launched Days after former Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal and wife Anita Goyal were dramatically taken off an aircraft to stop them from leaving the country, NDTV has learnt that two separate investigations......
2019-05-27 14:48

Sara Netanyahu sentenced to pay fine for misusing state funds JERUSALEM — The wife of Israel’s prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday accepted the plea bargain Sara Netanyahu signed with prosecutors to settle the ...
2019-06-16 11:32

Tough Month Cuts U.S.-Stock Funds' 2019 Gain to 10% In May, all three things that had been boosting stocks in April—positive market outlooks, Treasury yields and optimism about a U.S.-China trade deal, ended. But the damage may be short-lived....
2019-06-10 07:48

EPA blasts California air quality, threatens to withdraw highway funds The Trump administration on Tuesday escalated its fight with California over environmental issues by threatening to withdraw billions of dollars in federal highway funds because of poor air quality in the state....
2019-09-25 00:00

Trump administration considers tapping U.S. TSA funds for border: source The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is considering tapping more than $230 million from the Transportation Security Administration to fund operations on the U.S.-Mexico border if Congress fails to approve additional funding, a person briefed on t...
2019-05-21 21:16

Washington Gives Exchange-Traded Funds Fast Lane to Market Wall Street on Thursday got relief for one of its faster-growing inventions, with regulators clearing a path for exchange-traded funds to be issued more easily....
2019-09-27 01:16

Index funds invest trillions but rarely challenge management Index funds now control half https://tmsnrt.rs/2Mhmc6L the U.S. stock mutual fund market, giving the biggest funds enormous power to influence decisions and demand better returns at the companies in which they invest trillions of dollars....
2019-10-08 13:16

U.S. private equity fundraising swells as mega funds get bigger U.S. private equity firms raised $191 billion in the first nine months of 2019, nearly as much as in all of 2018, as investors flocked to well-known managers raising large capital pools, according to a report by research firm Pitchbook....
2019-10-10 13:32

U.S. charges Prudential subsidiaries for allegedly misleading 94 mutual funds The top U.S. securities regulator on Monday said it had charged AST Investment Services Inc. and PGIM Investments LLC, subsidiaries of Prudential, for failing to disclose conflicts of interest and......
2019-09-16 22:16

Hungarian premier Orban: conditions for EU funds just 'political slogan' Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday said a proposal to make EU development funds conditional on upholding democratic principles and the rule of law was no more than a "political slogan" used to attack member states....
2019-09-30 23:48

Investors retreat from U.S. stock funds amid impeachment inquiry Investors pulled nearly $14 billion out of mutual fund and exchange-traded funds that hold U.S. stocks last week, ending what had been the largest surge into domestic stock funds since December 2016,......
2019-10-02 20:48

Antetokounmpo funds basketball court in fire-ravaged Greece Greek NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo has agreed to fund the construction of an indoor basketball court in a fire-ravaged area outside Athens where at least 100 people were killed last year....
2019-05-21 18:48

Exclusive: Germany wants to cap next EU budget at 1%, seeks more funds for climate and migration Germany wants to cap the European Union's next budget for 2021-27 at 1% of the continent's economy, a scenario that would still see Berlin contribute some 10 billion euros more every year, according to a document seen by Reuters....
2019-09-16 15:00

Mutual Funds' Embrace of High-Profile Unicorns Backfires Mutual funds that invested billions in big technology startups are now suffering losses in newly public companies and are being forced to mark down their holdings of private companies that are no longer investor darlings....
2019-10-11 15:16

Scaramucci celebrates hedge funds in Vegas at SALT with less glitz After a one-year pause, the hedge fund industry schmooze fest organized by Anthony Scaramucci, the investment manager who briefly served as President Donald Trump's communications director, returned......
2019-05-21 17:48

Big U.S. hedge funds regain ardor for FAANGs in first quarter: filings Some of the biggest, highest-profile U.S. hedge fund investors and money managers fell back in love with FAANGs in the first quarter, according to regulatory filings released on Wednesday....
2019-05-21 17:48

‘I Waited Eight Years.’ Meet the K-Pop Superfans Who Spent Their Savings to Meet Their Favorite Idols In her room at the AC Hotel in Times Square, Hayley Baye selected her outfit with purpose. For her first time at KCON, the Korean culture convention featuring performances from some of K-pop’s buzziest groups, the 24-year-old executive assistan...
2019-07-25 03:00

Boy who spent Disney money to help Hurricane Dorian evacuees gets free Disney World trip Jermaine Bell used money he saved for Disney to help people fleeing Hurricane Dorian. Disney rewarded his grand gesture with a free trip.       ...
2019-09-10 06:48

Farmers slam Trump's China tariffs despite billions spent on aid packages — 'farmers do not want a payout' Reuters/Jonathan Ernst The US collected $63 billion in tariffs in the year through to June, abut half of which was from new tariffs on China. But roughly an equal amount of those fresh levies went back on aid to farmers who had been left stricken du...
2019-08-08 11:32

Canada Proud spent more than $100k boosting online posts: Elections Canada docs Elections Canada documents say Canada Proud has spent more than $100,000 this campaign season boosting its online anti-Trudeau message, funded in part by several key big-ticket donors....
2019-09-20 01:48

Federal court rules that use of military funds for border wall is ‘unlawful’ _____ The Trump administration cannot access $2.5 billion in military funding to construct portions of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, the U.S. District Court for Northern California ruled late Friday. In the first of two lawsuits, Judge Haywood...
2019-06-30 03:16

In photos: Plane Pull competition raises funds to fight kid cancer JetBlue Airlines hosts an annual Plane Pull competition for charity with a match-up of Brits vs. Yanks at JFK Airport in New York City on May 21, 2019....
2019-05-22 08:48

Jefferies' Zervos explains why real estate funds his last chance trade David Zervos, Jefferies chief market strategist, joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss why real estate funds, or REITs, are his last chance trade....
2019-08-08 22:48

Germany to cut 35 million euros in funds to Brazil for Amazon preservation: newspapers Germany decided to suspend 35 million euros ($39 million) in funds sent to Brazil to finance projects aimed at preserving the Amazon forest due to increasing deforestation, Brazilian media outlets reported on Saturday....
2019-08-11 23:16

Opinion: India's Exotic Funds Are a $40 Billion Time-Bomb for Investors Exotic funds, designed for wealthy investors, have grown to $40 billion from nothing in just seven years, expanding by 71% in the 12 months through March...
2019-06-19 11:32

US cuts funds for ‘anti-propaganda’ Iran group that trolled activists The Iran Disinformation Project was funded by a state department group created to counter foreign propagandaThe US state department has cut off funding to a group that purported to combat Iranian propaganda, after it was found to be trolling US journ...
2019-06-01 02:00

House panel looks to block funds for low-yield nuclear warhead development Legislation by a Democratic-lead U.S. House committee would block funding for the deployment of a new low-yield nuclear warhead, proposed by the Trump administration amid Russia restarting its own nuclear testing....
2019-06-05 00:16

PrimaryBid raises funds to expand across European equity capital raising The company is expanding its UK-tested platform through an agreement with Euronext to bring the retail bid into follow-on offers from listed SMEs across Europe....
2019-09-24 18:00

Lack of funds forces UN to close down life-saving aid programmes in Yemen The United Nations announced on Wednesday that it is being forced to close down several humanitarian programmes in Yemen because money pledged by Member States to pay for them has “failed to materialize”. ...
2019-08-21 22:32

U.S.-based equity funds post $22 bln outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data released by Refinitiv's Lipper research service on Thursday. (Report...
2019-05-30 23:00

Federal judge blocks Trump from using $2.5B in military funds for border wall A California federal judge issued a ruling blocking President Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funds to build a wall along the southern border....
2019-06-29 20:32

NASA Funds CubeSat Pathfinder Mission to Unique Lunar Orbit NASA has awarded a $13.7 million contract to Advanced Space of Boulder, Colorado, to develop and operate a CubeSat mission to the same lunar orbit targeted for Gateway – an orbiting outpost astronauts will visit before descending to the surface of th...
2019-09-13 21:32

Dream Global REIT to be bought by Blackstone funds in $4.7 billion deal Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trust said funds managed by Blackstone Group Inc would buy the Canadian firm in a C$6.2 billion ($4.69 billion) deal....
2019-09-16 05:48

U.S. judge urges parties to wisely use Purdue opioid settlement funds A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Thursday urged parties that will benefit from a proposed settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP to focus on addressing the opioid addiction crisis and avoid battling over the deal's billions of dollars....
2019-10-11 00:16

Risk appetite emerges as U.S.-based equity funds attract $4.4 billion U.S.-based equity funds attracted $4.4 billion of inflows in the week ended Wednesday, following two consecutive weeks of cash outflows totaling $34 billion, according to Refinitiv's Lipper, as the......
2019-06-14 00:48

Madhya Pradesh Minister's Sister Accused of Pinching "Toilet" Funds Tara Bai, the sister of Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bala Bachchan, has been accused of misappropriating public funds meant for constructing toilets, among other projects....
2019-06-28 17:32

Investment managers don’t understand how to rate funds managed by black people Enlarge (credit: Govt. of Alberta / Flickr) Science has struggled to increase the diversity of the research community, trying to ensure that everyone has an equal opportunity to contribute to humanity's advances. But science's struggles are nothing...
2019-08-14 02:16

WeWork India Fighting for New Funds After Talks With Local Lender Collapse WeWork's India franchise has seen talks with local lender ICICI Bank on $100 million in funding break down since The We Company's botched stock market launch....
2019-10-10 15:32

Rs 300-Crore Bungalow, Funds Seized In Probe Against Kamal Nath's Nephew The Income Tax department has seized a Rs 300-crore Delhi Bungalow under the anti-Benami law in its probe against Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath. The tax department......
2019-08-12 07:00

U.S. federal judge blocks $1 billion in funds for Trump’s border wall U.S. District Court Judge Haywood Gilliam in Oakland, California said the use of the funds for the wall for "border barrier construction" in two areas "is unlawful."...
2019-06-29 06:48

Congo police detain ex-health minister in Ebola funds probe Police in Congo have detained the former minister of health amid an investigation into the use of Ebola funds as confirmed Ebola deaths rose to near 2,000 and confirmed cases of the virus exceeded 3,000 in the sprawling African nation...
2019-09-14 17:16

UPDATE 1-Investor LGIM dumps ExxonMobil from its Future World funds Britain's biggest asset manager has removed ExxonMobil and four more companies from its 5 billion pounds ($6.3 billion) Future World Funds, and said it would vote against their chairs for failing to confront the threats posed by climate change....
2019-06-21 09:48

Trump EPA blasts California air quality, threatens to withdraw highway funds The Trump administration escalated its fight with California on Tuesday, accusing the state of failing to enforce the U.S. Clean Air Act and threatening to withdraw billions of dollars in federal highway funds to the country's most populous state....
2019-09-24 21:32

California sues Trump administration over high-speed rail funds California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration after it confirmed last week it will withhold $929 million in high-speed rail funding awarded to the state in 2010....
2019-05-21 21:16

National Probe Agency Alleges Kashmiri Separatists Got Funds From Abroad The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has alleged that its probe into terror financing in Jammu and Kashmir revealed that hardline separatists received funds from abroad and utilised them for......
2019-06-16 19:48

In crisis-hit Argentina, cancer researcher turns to game show for funds Amid a swirling economic crisis and protests over budget cuts for research in Argentina, one scientist has found a novel way to fundraise: winning money on a television game show....
2019-05-21 16:00

India orders probe into Jet Airways over alleged mismanagement of funds -document India's Ministry of Corporate Affairs on Thursday ordered an investigation into embattled Indian carrier Jet Airways over alleged mismanagement of funds, in another headache for the airline that halted operations in April after running out of cash....
2019-07-04 22:48

Funds managing $2 trillion urge cement makers to act on climate impact European funds managing $2 trillion in assets called on cement companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions on Monday, warning that a failure to do so could put their business models at risk....
2019-07-22 06:00

Judge rules against hedge funds that challenged 2016 Jarden deal A Delaware judge ruled against hedge funds on Friday that tried to get more cash out of Newell Brands Inc's 2016 acquisition of consumer goods company Jarden Corp, the latest setback for a......
2019-07-20 02:32

New White Paper on Analysis of Options-Based Funds and Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO – March 6, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the publication of a new study, “Performance Analysis of Option-Based Equity Mutual Funds, CEFs an...
2019-05-21 15:16

14 Tamil Nadu Men Raised Funds To Set Up ISIS Cell In India: Sources Fourteen men from Tamil Nadu who were arrested by the National Investigation Agency raised funds in Dubai to set up a cell of the terror group in ISIS in India, sources in the probe agency have said....
2019-07-17 09:16

Pence calls for more funds after touring border patrol station in Texas Vice President Mike Pence toured a sweltering, foul-smelling and overcrowded Border Patrol station in Texas on Friday night — and left calling for more funds to meet the growing migrant crisis. “I was not surprised by what I saw,” at the McAllen Bord...
2019-07-13 13:32

National Grid invests in 4 startups, 2 VC funds to boost energy tech National Grid Partners, the investment arm of energy firm National Grid, invested in companies at the intersection of energy and technology.Read More...
2019-06-12 14:32

Investors pour $28 bln in money-market funds as S&P hit record high -Lipper U.S.-based money-market funds attracted about $28 billion in the week ended Wednesday, their largest weekly inflow since mid-May, as the S&P 500 Index rose above 3,000 for the first time on Wednesday....
2019-07-11 22:16

UPDATE 1-Risk appetite emerges as U.S.-based equity funds attract $4.4 bln U.S.-based equity funds attracted $4.4 billion of inflows in the week ended Wednesday, following two consecutive weeks of cash outflows totaling $34 billion, according to Refinitiv's Lipper, as the United States and Mexico struck a deal to avert tari...
2019-06-14 00:32

Kid donates Disney trip funds to search for missing mom Jennifer Dulos A 7-year-old Connecticut boy has donated all the money he saved up for a Disney trip to help the search for missing mom Jennifer Dulos. Riley Daigle, of Wethersfield, was “so sickened and upset” that the New Canaan mom’s five kids w...
2019-06-13 19:48

Israeli court convicts Sara Netanyahu for misusing state funds Prime minister’s wife admits to lesser charge in plea bargain and pays £12,000 fine Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel’s prime minister, has been convicted of illegally misusing thousands of pounds of public funds on lavish meals.A Jerusalem court on...
2019-06-16 20:00

Appeals court rules Trump can’t use Pentagon funds for border wall Pentagon funds that President Trump wants to use for a border wall will remain frozen, a San Francisco appeals court ruled Wednesday. The divided three-judge panel of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with a May lower court ruling that halte...
2019-07-04 09:32

Two years after California wildfires, survivors poised to lose housing funds Insurance money to expire while many residents remain without shelter, amid the slow process of rebuildingTwo years ago, they lost everything – their homes, baby photos, family heirlooms, keepsakes, jewelry, mementos – in a flurry of wildfires that r...
2019-10-08 19:32

Vulture funds load Britain's iconic firms with huge debts Thomas Cook is probably the best-known UK firm to drown under a huge debt pile. Shadowy private equity deals and low-interest rates have led to a record increase in corporate financing at a time of ultra-low margins....
2019-09-27 15:32

Biggest U.S. index funds oppose most climate proposals in shareholder votes The far-reaching impacts of climate change on companies have investors pressing corporate leaders for action to minimize environmental damage and to maximize disclosure of risks to their businesses. The threats range from more frequent floods or wild...
2019-10-08 13:16

Investors race into U.S. stock funds with largest weekly surge since June Investors jumped back into mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold U.S. stocks last week by sending approximately $11.8 billion in net assets into the category, the greatest weekly surge......
2019-09-26 02:32

U.S. judge denies Democrats' lawsuit to stop border wall funds A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected a lawsuit by Democrats in the House of Representatives that sought to block President Donald Trump's plan to divert funds to help build a border wall....
2019-06-04 05:32

Apple supplier Japan Display loses out on Chinese funds: Nikkei Chinese investment firm Harvest Group will not provide any financial aid to Apple Inc supplier Japan Display Inc, the Nikkei said on Thursday, possibly disrupting restructuring plans for the cash-strapped LCD maker....
2019-09-26 10:00

Justice Dept. sues crypto exchange for laundering ransom funds The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a civil lawsuit against a cryptocurrency exchange and one of its owners, saying they laundered ransom funds collected through cyberattacks and other illicit activity....
2019-08-02 18:32

Austria: Far-right ex-leader Strache investigated for reported misuse of party funds Prosecutors have confirmed an investigation against the ex-leader of far-right FPÖ party, Heinz-Christian Strache, on suspicion of embezzling party funds. Strache was forced out of government over the "Ibiza" scandal....
2019-09-27 08:16

New York candidates can tap into campaign funds to cover child care expenses Candidates running for state or local office in New York will now be able to use campaign funds for child care expenses, according to legislation signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tuesday. State law authorizes candidates to use donations for expen...
2019-07-31 19:00

Investors book profits from U.S.-based equity funds ahead of Fed meeting U.S.-based equity funds posted more than $8.4 billion of cash withdrawals in the week ended Wednesday, following two weeks of inflows, according to Refinitiv's Lipper....
2019-07-31 18:32

Karmic reckoning? Investors in activist hedge funds agitate for change Frustrated by high fees and uninspiring returns, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and other big institutional investors are demanding U.S. activist hedge funds be more transparent about their......
2019-07-31 18:32

Short-selling: can hedge funds make a fortune from no-deal Brexit? Philip Hammond says Boris Johnson’s rich backers are line to make a killingCrispin Odey: I am not backing no-deal Brexit as shorting opportunityHedge fund millionaires backing Boris Johnson will make a killing from a no-deal Brexit, according to the ...
2019-09-30 20:48

Mutual Funds Outflow At 1.60 Lakh Crore In June: Industry Body In recent months, the mutual fund industry has been grappling with redemption pressure in the wake of debt crises at various groups, including IL&FS, Essel and DHFL...
2019-07-09 03:16

Judge's order blocks Pentagon funds for parts of border wall A federal judge's preliminary injunction has temporarily blocked the Trump administration from using U.S. Defense Department for parts of the border wall with Mexico....
2019-05-25 17:32

Trump administration taps disaster, cyber funds to cover immigration The Trump administration is shifting $271 million earmarked for disaster aid and cyber security to pay for immigration-related facilities, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and a leading congressional Democrat said on Tuesday....
2019-08-28 02:00

Pentagon approves $3.6B military construction funds to build border wall FILE – In this March 11, 2019 photo, construction crews replace a section of the primary wall separating San Diego, above right, and Tijuana, Mexico, below left, seen from Tijuana, Mexico. Defense Secretary Mark Esper has approved the use of $3...
2019-09-04 21:48

Pentagon Diverts Funds From Military Schools For Trump's Border Wall The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would pull funding from 127 Defense Department projects, including schools and daycare centres for military families, as it diverts $3.6 billion to fund President......
2019-09-05 12:48

Pentagon approves diversion of military construction funds for Trump’s wall Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper agrees to take $3.6 billion that was designated for 127 military construction projects to pay for 175 miles of border wall....
2019-09-04 01:00

Republicans support Trump's wall even after he grabs military funds from their states Vulnerable Senate Republicans are standing with President Donald Trump and his efforts to build the wall. And it may cost them. Last week, the Trump administration unveiled its plan to divert $3.6 billion in military construction funding to build th...
2019-09-11 19:00

Right Time To Raise Funds Through Sovereign Bonds: Chief Economic Adviser The government will study "risks and returns" to raise funds through sovereign bonds, possibly in the second half of the current financial year, said Mr Subramanian at an event in Delhi....
2019-07-09 10:48

Years of forex market calm sends currency funds to the wall The Chinese yuan's tumble is stirring hopes of a long-awaited volatility boost for forex markets but any rise will be too late for the currency funds that have shut down this year, and it may be too small to hold out much hope for those that remain....
2019-09-06 17:32

UPDATE 2-Investor LGIM dumps ExxonMobil from its Future World funds Britain's biggest asset manager has removed ExxonMobil and four more companies from its 5 billion pounds ($6.3 billion) Future World funds, and said it would vote against their chairs for failing to confront the threats posed by climate change....
2019-06-21 17:16

Around 600,000 Afghan children face death through malnutrition without emergency funds: UNICEF In Afghanistan, children suffering from the most serious form of malnutrition may die, unless $7 million in funding is found within weeks, UNICEF said on Friday....
2019-05-24 17:48

Judge blocks some funds Trump sought for U.S.-Mexico border wall The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, because the money was not specifically authorized by Congress for construction of the barrier....
2019-05-25 10:16

Carl Beech latest: Police spent more than £4,000 travelling to Australia to question 'murder victim' who was still alive Police travelled all the way to Australia to spend "just a couple of hours" with a man who Carl Beech claimed had been murdered, official documents have revealed....
2019-08-09 03:32

I spent $910 for a roundtrip United flight from Newark to London — and it was worth every dollar when I got my first upgrade to Polaris. Here's what the business class flight was like. Roddy Salazar I've been a member of United's Mileage Plus program for 31 years and have flown 479,533 miles with them. That puts me just shy of halfway to my goal of earning lifetime gold with United by flying one million miles. In August, I flew fr...
2019-10-10 20:00

NASA Funds Demo of 3D-Printed Spacecraft Parts Made, Assembled in Orbit NASA has awarded a $73.7 million contract to Made In Space, Inc. of Mountain View, California, to demonstrate the ability of a small spacecraft, called Archinaut One, to manufacture and assemble spacecraft components in low-Earth orbit. The in-space ...
2019-07-12 22:48

Judge bars Trump from building border wall sections with emergency funds Ruling immediately halts administration’s efforts to use money secured with declaration of national emergencyA federal judge has blocked Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a ...
2019-05-25 05:32

Google funds climate change deniers while touting environmentally friendly policies Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Google has been funding organizations which deny climate change and actively lobby against climate legislation, the Guardian reports. Google donates to the Competitive Enterprise Institute, an organization that was repor...
2019-10-11 14:48

UPDATE 1-WeWork India fighting for new funds after talks with local lender collapse WeWork's India franchise has seen talks with local lender ICICI Bank Ltd on $100 million in funding break down since The We Company's botched stock market launch, and is in early discussions to raise $200 million from new investors, the venture's chi...
2019-10-10 13:32

Boom of planet-friendly funds will impact companies' cost of capital: BlackRock Huge flows of money into investment funds labeled environmentally friendly will make it more costly for some companies to access capital, BlackRock's top mining sector investor said on Thursday....
2019-10-03 12:48

Booker seeks $1.7 million in new funds to stay in Democratic White House race U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker will drop out of the running for his party's 2020 White House nomination unless he can raise $1.7 million over the next 10 days, his campaign said on Saturday....
2019-09-22 03:48

Australian regulator slaps stricter conditions on AMP's pension funds, shares fall Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said it had imposed stricter licensing conditions on AMP Ltd's pension fund units following concerns regarding its compliance with superannuation laws, sending......
2019-06-14 08:00

JP Morgan, Banks Helped Amrapali Group Divert Funds: Supreme Court The court on Tuesday ordered the federal anti-money laundering agency to investigate Amrapali, based in Noida, for diverting funds overseas with the help of JPMorgan and others....
2019-07-24 11:32

California sues Trump administration over withholding high-speed rail funds California and its high-speed rail authority filed suit on Tuesday to prevent the Trump administration from canceling a nearly $1 billion federal grant awarded in 2010 for a "bullet" train project hobbled by extensive delays and rising costs....
2019-05-22 03:48

Lloyds and Standard Life Aberdeen to settle 100 billion sterling funds row: Sky News Lloyds Banking‎ Group PLC will pay about 140 million pounds ($174.72 million) to Standard Life Aberdeen PLC (SLA) to settle a legal fight over the future of a 100 billion pound asset management mandate, Sky news reported on Monday....
2019-07-22 23:48

CORRECTED-Funds managing $2 trillion urge cement makers to act on climate impact European funds managing $2 trillion in assets called on cement companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions on Monday, warning that a failure to do so could put their business models at risk....
2019-07-22 15:01

Liberals force riding association to give funds to candidate replacing Eva Nassif The party fired the riding association president and financial officer on Sunday, ensuring more than $75,000 in funding would be made available to now Liberal candidate Annie Koutrakis' campaign....
2019-10-03 12:48

Congo's former health minister detained over alleged mismanagement of $4.3 million in Ebola funds Former Democratic Republic of Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3 million that were allocated to fighting the Ebola outbreak in the country, one of his lawyers told CNN on Monday....
2019-09-17 15:00

Fact check: Does Trump's reallocation of FEMA funds take money from Puerto Rico? In late July, President Donald Trump's administration informed Congress of its decision to reprogram $271 million from federal agencies, including $155 million from FEMA, in order to finance the effort to return undocumented migrants to Mexico. Thoug...
2019-08-31 00:32

Government won't hold inquiry into hedge funds speculating on no-deal Brexit – as it happened An urgent parliamentary question has examined claims Boris Johnson’s supporters are shorting the poundLatest: Opposition MP demand inquiryUrgent question being heard nowLabour demands action on pound-shorting claimsHammond ‘right’ to question Johnson...
2019-10-01 22:16

US Judge Blocks Some Funds Sought By Donald Trump For Mexico Border Wall The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, because the money was not specifically authorized by......
2019-05-25 06:48

Cape Breton town writes to prime minister opposing funds for airport Premier Stephen McNeil has said the provincial and federal governments are prepared to consider funding the Inverness County airport as a joint infrastructure project....
2019-06-23 18:16

Perez/Stroll F1 grid gains to raise funds for Breast Cancer Care Racing Point's title sponsor SportPesa has launched a grand prix-based initiative to support the Formula 1 team's bid to raise more than £250,000 for a breast cancer charity...
2019-07-12 15:00

Alzheimer’s and cancer funds diverted to care for illegal immigrants: Malkin book Even after spending billions of dollars this year, the federal government is running out of money to care for thousands of illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, forcing the diversion of funds for Head Start and Alzheimer’s and cancer re...
2019-09-08 19:16

After a family vacation in Italy, U.S. congressman's wife admits to misusing campaign funds The wife of a U.S. representative pleaded guilty on Thursday to federal charges alleging misuse of $250,000 in campaign funds and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors who are also bringing charges against her husband....
2019-06-14 04:32

UPDATE 2-Investors pour $28 bln in money-market funds as S&P 500 hit record high -Lipper U.S.-based money-market funds attracted about $28 billion in the week ended Wednesday, their largest weekly inflow since mid-May, as the S&P 500 Index rose above 3,000 for the first time on Wednesday. It was money funds' third consecutive week of...
2019-07-12 01:16

Skirting U.S. sanctions, Cubans flock to cryptocurrency to shop online, send funds Jason Sanchez, 35, was able to start buying spare parts online last year for his cellphone repair shop in Havana thanks to the advent of cryptocurrency trading in Communist-run Cuba....
2019-09-13 06:32

Democratic fundraising committees decline to say whether they will donate, give back Epstein funds Jeffrey Epstein, an accused child sex trafficker, gave at least $80,000 to the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee over a decade ago....
2019-07-25 07:32

SoftBank group to invest $500 million in venture capital funds in Latin America Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to invest $500 million in venture capital funds in Latin America as part of a previously announced plan to invest $5 billion in the region, its managing partner in Brazil, Andre Maciel, said on Friday....
2019-10-11 23:32

New Zealand funds manuka honey trademark bid, leaving Australia with sour taste The New Zealand government is supporting a bid by the country's honey producers to trademark the name "manuka" in China, angering Australian rivals who fear losing out in their joint biggest market for the lucrative product....
2019-09-26 02:00

Hollywood Producer Seeks to Raise Funds to Battle Anti-Abortion Laws Peter Chernin sent an email seeking donations from entertainment power players like Jeff Bezos, Shonda Rhimes, Tim Cook, Ari Emanuel and Ted Sarandos....
2019-06-04 03:32

More funds needed to counter ‘persistent and multi-faceted humanitarian problems’ in Ethiopia Ethiopia is beset by “persistent and multi-faceted humanitarian problems”, the United Nations relief chief said on Tuesday, calling for more international funding as well as support for the Government-led response to the country’s displacement crisis...
2019-09-11 07:48

Risky partner: Top U.S. universities took funds from Chinese firm tied to Xinjiang security The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at least one other university have research partnerships with a Chinese artificial intelligence company that has business ties with police in China's Xinjiang region, where a sweeping crackdown on Uighurs...
2019-06-13 04:48

Senate bill would block federal funds for 2026 World Cup until USWNT gets equal pay West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, who introduced the bill, said that the "clear unequitable pay between the U.S. men’s and women’s soccer teams is unacceptable."...
2019-07-10 05:48

Judge thwarts Trump’s plan to build border wall with military funds A federal judge in California dealt a blow to President Trump’s plans for a signature border wall on Friday, barring the administration from diverting billions in military funds for construction. The decision by US District Judge Haywood S. Gil...
2019-06-29 10:16

UPDATE 1-Apple supplier Japan Display loses out on Chinese funds - Nikkei Chinese investment firm Harvest Group will not provide any financial aid to Apple Inc supplier Japan Display Inc, the Nikkei said on Thursday, possibly disrupting restructuring plans for the cash-strapped LCD maker....
2019-09-26 12:00

Ilhan Omar says questions about alleged affair, misuse of campaign funds are 'stupid' Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., dismissed what she called “stupid questions” from reporters on Wednesday about allegations she misused campaign funds to illegally reimburse her purported paramour for personal travel expenses....
2019-08-30 05:32

Pension funds in Iran on brink of collapse amid US ‘maximum pressure’ campaign EXCLUSIVE: Crippling sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran since President Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal last year have left pension funds throughout the country on the brink of collapse, according to documents reviewed by Nationa...
2019-09-14 00:00

House Democrats nix funds for low-yield nukes, setting up partisan debate that has nothing to do with money PUTTING ON THE BRAKES: Democrats on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces released their proposals for next year’s defense policy bill yesterday and immediately set the stage for a partisan debate over the potentially destabilizin...
2019-06-05 00:48