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Federal Reserve fixed its own fumble by cutting rates

Last week, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell telegraphed to the markets that a rate cut is coming. There seems to be quite a bit of uncertainty over why the Fed would cut rate...

Federal Reserve fixed its own fumble by cutting rates

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Federal Reserve unlikely to raise rates in 2019 Rest easy: The Fed’s punch bowl isn’t going anywhere. Even if economic conditions improve this year, members of the Federal Reserve agreed that they won’t likely raise interest rates, according to minutes released Wednesday from the Federal Open Mark...
2019-05-23 19:32

Mortgage rates poised to drop after Federal Reserve announcement The 30-year fixed-rate average ticked up slightly this week to 3.84 percent. But the central bank's concerns about the economy could drive rates lower....
2019-06-21 04:16

Federal Reserve holds steady on rates but signals possible cuts ahead The US Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday but signaled possible rate cuts of as much as half a percentage point over the remainder of this year, as it responded to increased economic uncertainty and a drop in expected inflation. ...
2019-06-19 23:48

Here Are The Fixed Deposit (FD) Interest Rates Of Top Lenders Currently, on a three-year fixed deposit below Rs 2 crore, SBI pays an interest rate of 6.7per cent. As compared to this, HDFC Bank offers 7.4per cent and ICICI Bank pays 7.5 per cent on fixed......
2019-06-04 13:32

Check Out Latest Fixed Deposit (FD) Interest Rates Of Key Banks Leading banks like State Bank of India (SBI), HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, among others offer the facility of opening a fixed deposit. These days FDs can also be created online. The interest rates on FDs......
2019-05-25 15:00

SBI Fixed Deposit Account: Interest Rates, Tenure, Other Details In a SBI FD account, depositor can park lump sum amount and also avail features like choice of interest payout and liquidity through overdraft (OD) or premature withdrawal, noted the lender on its......
2019-06-08 16:16

SBI Reinvestment Fixed Deposit Plan: Interest Rates, Tenure And More In case of a reinvestment plan, interest is given at the time of maturity. Regular interest is added to the principal and compound interest calculated and paid thereon, according to SBI. On the other......
2019-06-07 15:32

Fixed Deposit Interest Rates: Here's What Post Office And Banks Pay Fixed deposit accounts can be created by visiting a bank branch or even online. These days, most banks offer the facility of opening fixed deposits online....
2019-06-15 17:00

US Federal Reserve is 'doing a fine job,' IMF's Zhang says The U.S. Federal Reserve has come under fire in recent months for not lowering interest rates but the IMF's deputy managing director defended the central bank....
2019-07-15 19:48

BlackRock sees Fed cutting U.S. rates by 25-50 bps 'over the next few months' The Federal Reserve may reduce key U.S. interest rates by between 25 and 50 basis points in the coming months due to global trade conflicts and signs of a cooling jobs market, BlackRock's top bond manager Rick Rieder said on Friday....
2019-06-07 23:48

Fed seen cutting U.S. rates by 25 bps late July: BAML The Federal Reserve will likely reduce key U.S. borrowing costs by a quarter point at its upcoming July 30-31 policy meeting with the chance of a 50 basis-point decrease, Bank of America Merrill......
2019-07-11 03:16

Here Are Latest Fixed Deposit Interest Rates Offered By HDFC Bank Fixed deposit interest rates are subject to change from time to time. Last week, private sector lender Axis Bank also revised its fixed deposit interest rates on select maturities...
2019-06-06 17:16

ICICI Bank Revises Fixed Deposit Interest Rates, Details Here The fixed deposit accounts which have a lock-in period of five or 10 years also offer income tax benefit under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act, 1961...
2019-06-17 15:00

Check Out Latest Fixed Deposit Interest Rates Of SBI, Post Office The interest rates on fixed deposits (FDs), which are revised from time to time, vary according to the tenor of a fixed deposit across various maturities. India Post - which operates a network of more......
2019-06-11 16:48

U.S. Fed, PBOC seen cutting rates on trade tensions - BAML Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts said on Tuesday they expect the U.S. and Chinese central banks would reduce domestic interest rates in the coming months as the trade conflict between their governments have intensified since May....
2019-06-04 18:48

Emerging Market Central Banks Keep Cutting Rates Then, interest rate hikes by emerging market central banks outstripped or matched cuts for nine straight months as they battled the fallout from a strong dollar, rising inflation and softer......
2019-07-02 13:32

Punjab National Bank Revises Fixed Deposit Interest Rates From Today The fixed deposit accounts which have a lock-in period of five or 10 years also offer income tax benefit under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act, 1961...
2019-07-01 19:48

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

Big Banks Ace First Round of Federal Reserve's 'Stress Tests' The biggest banks in the U.S. have enough reserves to continue lending in a severe economic downturn, the Federal Reserve said in its annual review of large financial firms....
2019-06-22 04:32

Case for Cutting Rates Can Be Found in Close Calls of the 1990s Sometimes the Fed cuts rates as a form of insurance, because the risk of bad things happening has gone up: For parallels to questions the Fed faces, analysts point to two rate cuts from the 1990s....
2019-06-17 04:48

JP Morgan strategist: Fed is 'fundamentally making a mistake' by cutting rates A top strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management said on CNBC's "Power Lunch" that the Fed will be "fundamentally making a mistake" by cutting rates this month....
2019-07-11 03:32

Laffer: Federal Reserve shouldn’t be independent from White House Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Arthur Laffer, an economist who served as an adviser to President Trump’s 2016 campaign, took some shots at the embattled Federal Reserve chairman as he also questioned the body’s autonomy. “The fed shoul...
2019-06-30 18:00

Fed Officials Make the Case for Cutting Interest Rates as Risks Loom The presidents of the St. Louis and Minneapolis branches of the Federal Reserve want rates cut now, and even the central bank’s vice chair says uncertainty is growing....
2019-06-21 19:48

S&P 500 Hits Record High As Federal Reserve Signals Rate Cuts The benchmark S&P 500 index, which has risen 7% so far in June and is on track to recoup its previous month's losses, hit an intraday record high of 2,956.20 on Thursday...
2019-06-20 22:16

U.S. Federal Reserve leaves its key rate unchanged but hints of future cuts The U.S. Federal Reserve kept its benchmark rate — which influences many consumer and business loans — in a range of 2.25 per cent to 2.5 per cent, where it’s been since December....
2019-06-20 10:32

President Trump Taps Economists to Fill Two Key Federal Reserve Positions (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump, who has criticized the Federal Reserve for not cutting interest rates, said Tuesday that he intends to nominate two economists to fill influential positions on the central bank’s Board of Governors. ...
2019-07-03 12:16

Federal Reserve facing uncertainty ahead of interest rate decision The Federal Reserve sounded a lot more hawkish this week — meaning members suddenly seem less amenable to interest rate cuts. I explained in my last column how the Fed has been getting mixed signals from economic indicators and essentially is stuck a...
2019-06-27 18:48

U.S. banks clear first hurdle of Federal Reserve's annual stress test The 18 largest banks operating in the United States took the first step toward doling out capital on dividends, share buybacks and other investments on Friday, after clearing the first stage of their yearly health checks with the U.S. Federal Reserve...
2019-06-21 23:16

Senators Ask Federal Reserve to Review Trump’s Deutsche Bank Transactions Seven Democrats, including the presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, want the Fed to examine the bank’s compliance with anti-money-laundering laws over flagged transactions....
2019-06-07 06:48

As Federal Reserve Cut Looms, HSBC Favours China Shares Over India Shanghai shares have gained 17 per cent so far this year. But they slid about 7.6 per cent between early May and early June as the US-China trade war re-escalated...
2019-07-11 23:00

Powell says the strong June jobs report did not change the Federal Reserve outlook Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell was asked by Congress on Wednesday whether the recent strong U.S. jobs report changed his perspective on reducing federal interest rates....
2019-07-10 17:48

UPDATE 1-U.S. banks clear first hurdle of Federal Reserve's annual stress test The 18 largest banks operating in the United States took the first step toward doling out capital on dividends, share buybacks and other investments on Friday, after clearing the first stage of their yearly health checks with the U.S. Federal Reserve...
2019-06-22 00:16

Federal Reserve expresses concern about U.S. economy and signals interest rate cuts are likely President Trump has urged the Fed to cut interest rates for months. Nearly half of Fed leaders predict there will be a rate cut by the end of the year....
2019-06-20 07:48

The fate of Trump’s economy now hinges on the Federal Reserve, the agency the president called ‘crazy’ The Fed’s consideration of an interest-rate cut to counter the president’s trade war puts the central bank and its chair — which have prioritized independence from politics — in an uncomfortable position....
2019-06-08 06:48

U.S. Federal Reserve ends 2013 'London Whale' enforcement action against JPMorgan Chase The U.S. Federal Reserve announced on Thursday it had terminated a 2013 enforcement action it imposed on JPMorgan Chase after the bank reported significant losses stemming from its "London Whale" trading scandal....
2019-06-07 00:32

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

Senate Democrats urge Federal Reserve to probe Deutsche Bank's relationship with Trump, Kushner Senate Democrats are now urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank’s relationship with President Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner, following reports that bank officials ignored alleged suspicious activities on their accounts....
2019-06-06 23:32

Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
2019-05-22 17:48

Federal Reserve Chairman Powell: 'Moderate' risk from corporate debt Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Monday that the central bank is closely monitoring a sharp rise in corporate debt.        ...
2019-05-21 18:16

Your Money Adviser: Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
2019-05-21 14:31

Cutting off Huawei’s access to technology is cutting off innovation I’ve been using mobile phones since the mid-nineties and have seen several companies impact the industry. Motorola and Nokia helped shape much of the earlier years of mobile phones with the latter introducing me to my first “smartȁ...
2019-05-24 23:00

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic Presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
2019-06-14 02:16

Every sport you love could be fixed At first, the 2016 NBA Finals didn’t look like they were going to be much of a contest. The Cleveland Cavaliers trailed the Golden State Warriors 3-1 and a mercy kill appeared imminent. And then the Cavs caught a break....
2019-06-02 00:48

Apple says iPhones can now be fixed at all U.S. Best Buy stores Apple Inc and Best Buy Co Inc said on Wednesday that they have extended a partnership that will allow the Minneapolis-based retailer's technicians fix iPhones at any Best Buy store in the United States....
2019-06-19 16:32

Lucifer's Cars Are Fine but We Fixed Them Lucifer, a wonderful show about a crime-solving Devil who’s bored with Hell and living in Los Angeles instead, came back for a fourth season this year after Netflix swooped in and saved it from TV cancelation. As anything that includes the slight men...
2019-06-03 23:00

Apple says it fixed the MacBook Pro keyboard The MacBook Pro is getting an upgrade today and yes, it's the upgrade you've been waiting for. After acknowledging problems with the "butterfly" mechanism in its MacBook keyboards and later offering next-day repairs, the company is now atte...
2019-05-21 21:00

Having trouble with Amazon Alexa? You’re not the only one. [Update: It’s fixed.] Update: An Amazon spokesperson told TechCrunch “This afternoon we had an issue that impacted some Alexa customers’ ability to interact with the service. The Alexa service is now operating normally.” If your requests to Alexa are being me...
2019-05-21 14:38

Renault say fundamental engine problem has been fixed Daniel Ricciardo and Nico Hulkenberg can expect to be back on full power from Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix after Renault fixed a fundamental engine problem that has slowed them in recent races....
2019-05-25 03:16

Messi On Copa América: "I Think The Cup Is Fixed For Brazil" Despite the absence of Lionel Messi, and being down to 10 men on the field, Argentina were able to hold off Chile in the Copa América third place game with a 2-1 victory to take home bronze in the tournament. However, the Argentinian superstar was no...
2019-07-08 08:16

Samsung Galaxy Fold has apparently been fixed After months of delays Samsung might finally be ready to release the Galaxy Fold, as the handset has supposedly now been redesigned, hopefully fixing the issues it faced.That’s according to ‘people familiar with the matter’, spea...
2019-07-03 11:48

New reserve Laurent could race for Toyota if drivers have clashes New Toyota LMP1 reserve driver Thomas Laurent could make his race debut with the manufacturer as early as the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship season...
2019-06-12 16:32

Bangladesh call for reserve days after another World Cup washout • Steve Rhodes frustrated after Sri Lanka game rained off• Bangladesh coach: ‘Why can’t we have a reserve day?’The Bangladesh coach, Steve Rhodes, bemoaned the lack of reserve days at the World Cup after a tournament-record third abandonment in the s...
2019-06-11 23:48

Notices To 15 Websites Fraudulently Using Corbett Tiger Reserve's Name Authorities at Corbett Tiger Reserve have sent notices to 15 websites for fraudulently using its name to accept bookings from people for wildlife tourism and other facilities, officials said today....
2019-06-20 18:01

Samsung has fixed our biggest complaint about the Galaxy S10 camera! The Samsung Galaxy S10 series are very good all-around phones. They have tons of features and utilities that enrich the day-to-day life of a smartphone fan and incredibly good cameras. However, a choice that Samsung made for the phones kind of baffle...
2019-06-10 17:00

Valladolid v Valencia on final day of La Liga ‘was fixed’, says judge • El Mundo says up to seven Valladolid players were involved• No suggestion that Valencia players were awareThe final-day victory against Valladolid that secured Valencia’s place in the Champions League was prearranged by a criminal gang and up to se...
2019-06-04 16:32

PG&E says it’s fixed many major safety risks on lines, poles SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. officials say the utility discovered around 1,000 high-priority safety risks on its transmission lines and distribution poles during several months of inspections and most have been fixed. Sumeet...
2019-06-20 04:48

The Morning After: Apple fixed the 'butterfly' MacBook Pro keyboard Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. If you've been waiting to upgrade to a new MacBook Pro, then today's news could be just what you need to hear. Otherwise, we've got a detailed breakdown of PS5 info straight from Sony, an esports ...
2019-05-22 16:00

How to get your MacBook keyboard fixed now that Apple is repairing them for free If your Apple MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro isn't working right, Apple is fixing most of the models sold within the last four years for free....
2019-05-22 15:48

Twitch Still Hasn't Fixed Its Racist Emote Problem During a recent stream hosted by prominent leftist streamer Hasan Piker, a familiar scene unfolded. He was talking about a 1985 trip Bernie Sanders took to Nicaragua when his Twitch chat started spamming the “Cmonbruh” emote, an image of a skeptical-...
2019-06-05 03:48

Sapphire Reserve Strains JPMorgan's Ties With United Airlines JPMorgan’s Sapphire Reserve has been a hit with frequent travelers and big spenders since its launch nearly three years ago. That is a problem for United Continental Holdings, which wants those same customers to sign up for and spend on the airline’s...
2019-06-27 20:00

Men On The Moon So Why No Group-Stage Reserve Days: Bangladesh Coach The umpires' decision left tournament chiefs with the unwanted record for the most number of abandoned games at a World Cup, surpassing the two each at the 1992 and 2003 editions....
2019-06-12 01:48

Camera captures bear’s rub on tree at Russian nature reserve MOSCOW (AP) — An Asian black bear in Russia has been captured on video enjoying a backrub against a tree — before trying to eat a surveillance camera. The video, posted recently by the Land of the Leopard national park in Russia’s Far East, sho...
2019-06-18 20:00

Manchester Weather Forecast: Intermittent Rain Expected On Reserve Day India will be through to the World Cup 2019 final if the match is called off on the reserve day because of their higher position on the points table....
2019-07-10 05:32

Toyota LMP1 reserve Thomas Laurent back to LMP2 for '19/20 WEC Toyota test and reserve driver Thomas Laurent will return to the LMP2 class for the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship, after signing with current championship leader Signatech-Alpine...
2019-06-14 16:48

All-white panda caught on camera in Chinese nature reserve BEIJING (AP) — A rare all-white giant panda has been photographed for what a Chinese nature reserve says is the first time. Wolong National Nature Reserve released a photo showing the panda as it crossed through a verdant forest in southwestern China...
2019-05-28 14:32

Delhi's Unauthorised Colonies To Be Fixed, Arvind Kejriwal Thanks Centre Residents of unauthorised colonies in Delhi will soon have ownership rights of their properties, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said today. He went on to say that the Centre has "agreed" to the......
2019-07-18 12:00

Samsung’s embarrassing Galaxy Fold is fixed, but it’s not launching until the holidays If you’ve been hoping to buy the Galaxy Fold this summer, then you’d better dispense of those dreams right now. Samsung’s most significant failure since the Galaxy Note 7 battery fire fiasco isn’t hitting stores anytime soon, ...
2019-07-03 22:48

Samsung exec says “most” of the Galaxy Fold’s display problems have been fixed When Samsung sent the first batch of Galaxy Folds to reviewers, it quickly became apparent there were some problems. Phones failed due to dust getting caught under the screen, due to reviewers removing a protective layer that appeared to be a standar...
2019-06-20 06:48

Samsung has fixed the Galaxy Fold, but now the Mate X release is in trouble Samsung is gearing up for the final release date of the Galaxy Fold, after the few preview specimens it sent out to tech reviewers and assorted "influencers" were either abused or exhibited strange display artifacts. Korean media is reporting today t...
2019-06-13 17:32

Motor racing: Renault say fundamental engine problem has been fixed Daniel Ricciardo and Nico Hulkenberg can expect to be back on full power from Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix after Renault fixed a fundamental engine problem that has slowed them in recent races....
2019-05-24 14:16

Triple Eight: Ford Supercars parity "slip-up" will be fixed by 2020 Triple Eight boss Roland Dane says he expects the parity "slip-up" with Ford's new Mustang to be corrected before the 2020 season, without Supercars resorting to costly wind tunnel testing...
2019-06-18 14:32

CORRECTED-Hargreaves Lansdown CEO to forgo bonus until Woodford is fixed - FT Hargreaves Lansdown Chief Executive Officer Chris Hill is forgoing his bonus of as much as 2.1 million pounds ($2.65 million) until fund manager Neil Woodford's troubles are resolved, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
2019-06-17 14:48

Was Kyrie Irving At The Club With Nets Reserve Alan Williams? [Update] Soon-to-be free agent Kyrie Irving was on Manhattan’s Upper East Side yesterday, if you accept the word (and image) of a local real estate developer....
2019-06-07 03:00

Rare all-white panda with red eyes caught on camera in nature reserve The rare all-white giant panda has red eyes and lacks the usual black fur, the Wolong National Nature Reserve in Sichuan said.        ...
2019-05-28 14:48

Mozambican wildlife reserve wipes out elephant poaching thanks to US support group A U.S. wildlife support group working with the Mozambican government has become arguably the first in Africa to successfully clamp down on elephant poaching, while other Southern African countries are struggling to cope with culling and hunting of wi...
2019-06-18 19:32

San Francisco plans to reserve parking lot for homeless living out of vehicles: reports A California city with a rising homeless population is reportedly planning to open its first facility to serve those who are living out of their cars and recreational vehicles....
2019-07-16 06:00

Google fixed the Android Q beta bootloop issue, so it’s safe to install again Google a few days ago released the fourth Android Q beta version to testers, but Pixel users quickly discovered a bug that essentially bricked the phone, forcing it into a boot loop. The only fixes available to users were factory resets or booting in...
2019-06-12 15:00

Factbox: British bookmakers cut back after fixed-odds machine curbs Gambling company William Hill plans to close 700 betting shops, putting 4,500 jobs at risk, after Britain in April cut the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals....
2019-07-04 16:48

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

Antigua: sprawling 'Chinese colony' plan across marine reserve ignites opposition Opponents warn construction of the Yida project, which includes a manufacturing hub, puts island at risk of hurricane damagePlans to construct a sprawling “Chinese colony” complete with factories, homes and holiday resorts across a pristine marine re...
2019-06-20 17:00

Reserve Keszthelyi beats Gilkes, Bovy to Norising W Series race seat Reserve driver Vivien Keszthelyi will contest the fourth W Series round at Norisring this weekend, having beaten Megan Gilkes and fellow reserve Sarah Bovy to a spot on the grid...
2019-07-06 09:48

Damaged sense of smell fixed in mice by squirting stem cells up nose Stem cell therapy delivered through nasal droplets can restore a sense of smell in mice – but it will take time to develop a safe nasal spray for humans...
2019-05-30 18:32

Border crisis must be fixed by Congress, top official says after migrant teen dies in US custody After a teen migrant died in U.S. custody, it is Congress' responsibility to "step up" and provide proper funding for the Border Patrol's processing duties....
2019-05-23 00:48

Duterte ‘seriously considering’ cutting ties with Iceland The Philippine president is “seriously considering” cutting diplomatic ties with Iceland, which spearheaded a resolution initiating a UN investigation into the thousands of deaths of suspects under his anti-drug crackdown...
2019-07-16 06:00

All Fixed Up: What Chip and Joanna Gaines Have Built Since Rewriting the Rules of Fame to Suit Their Family When Chip and Joanna Gaines announced in 2017 that they had made the "bittersweet" decision to end their hit HGTV show, Fixer Upper, fans were at a loss. Why? was the overarching......
2019-05-31 15:00

UAE jumps 16 places globally to rank 25th in fastest fixed broadband speed in June UAE has jumped 16 places to rank 25th in fixed broadband speed and connectivity globally, according to Ookla’s Global Speed test Index conducted in June this year.The global speed test compares internet speed data from around the world on a mo...
2019-07-19 12:16

Cutting just 300 calories a day can significantly benefit your health Cutting out the calorie equivalent of a bagel, slice of pizza, side of fries or six Oreo cookies a day can pay off for your heart health and your waistline....
2019-07-16 19:16

Cutting back on fatty foods might be bad for you: study You might want to rethink that low-fat diet. A new report in the medical journal BMJ suggests current dietary recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO) — which suggest limiting saturated fat intake — might actually hurt your health. Th...
2019-07-05 21:32

Remember dealers when cutting buyers' options Automakers are trimming their lineups to maintain their profit margins in the hopes of riding out an expected sales downturn, but they should consider the impact on suppliers, dealers and consumers who will be affected by that move....
2019-05-27 10:16

Tesla is cutting the price of its top-selling Model 3 Tesla is cutting the price of the Model 3, as it aims to make its best-selling product more affordable, and is discontinuing other vehicles.       ...
2019-07-17 15:48

Cutting the cord trick can save you money Streamers give paid subscribers 30 days to watch even if you cancel on the first day. Cord cutting expert recommends doing just that and bingeing away        ...
2019-05-27 16:48

Cutting 300 Calories a Day Shows Health Benefits Calorie restriction led to weight loss, lower cholesterol and less inflammation. Whether it extends life span and wards off disease long-term remains unproven....
2019-07-16 12:16

Cutting just 300 calories a day can improve your heart health Cutting just 300 calories a day can improve your heart health. That’s according to new research from Duke University. The study tracked over 200 adults who were at a normal weight or carrying just a few extra pounds. Those who ate 300 fewer cal...
2019-07-13 01:16

RBI Seen Cutting Rate On June 6, May Turn "Accommodative" Beginning a three day review on Tuesday, the Reserve Bank of India's six-member monetary policy committee (MPC) can draw comfort from subdued inflation. Running at 2.92 per cent annually in April,......
2019-06-04 05:32

Black voters are cutting Biden some slack — for now The former vice president’s talk of working with segregationists has not torpedoed Biden’s strong support among African Americans. But they warn their patience is not unlimited....
2019-06-23 09:48

Reserve Bank Governor Meets Arun Jaitley Amid Rumours Of BJP Leader's Poor Health Mr Jaitley, 66, suffers from kidney problems and underwent a transplant in 2018. He was then operated on in January, reportedly for soft tissue cancer in his left leg, which prevented him from......
2019-05-26 19:32

How Your Brain Perceives Magicians Cutting Their Assistants in Half Let me start by describing one of the first magic tricks I learned to perform when I was a kid. Here is what the audience sees: I reach into my pocket and reveal a jumbo-sized card depicting the four of spades on one side and the ace of spades on the...
2019-05-23 05:00

China hints at cutting off US from rare earth minerals The Chinese government threatened Wednesday to limit exports of rare earths — chemical components used in various types of high-tech equipment — as part of its trade war with the Trump administration....
2019-05-29 17:48

Russia launches cutting-edge telescope into orbit If all goes well, the telescope will arrive at its designated position in three months, becoming the first Russian spacecraft to operate beyond Earth's orbit since the Soviet era....
2019-07-14 03:48

Goldman says buy UPS, Fedex because concern Amazon is cutting them out is overblown Goldman Sachs is recommending buying FedEx and UPS, seeing more than 20% gains for both stocks, as the logistics companies are seen competitive against new entrants like Amazon....
2019-07-10 17:48

Cutting Calories May Improve Your Health Even If You’re Not Trying to Lose Weight Calorie restriction is typically associated with weight loss. But a growing body of research suggests a lower-calorie diet may bring a range of other health benefits, even for those who aren’t trying to drop pounds. The latest study, published ...
2019-07-13 07:48

Germany's Merkel says to decide on CO2-cutting laggards by September Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her cabinet would decide by September how to handle areas where carbon-cutting efforts are lagging and threatening compliance with Germany's climate targets for 2030....
2019-06-04 12:16

Steve Kerr cutting off the Kevin Durant updates OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors coach Steve Kerr said he is going to be less revealing about Kevin Durant’s workout progress, as speculation has grown the Golden State star may not return at all, especially with the Raptors taking a 3-1 series lead in the...
2019-06-08 14:32

IKEA Closing Only US Furniture Factory, Cutting 300 Jobs IKEA said it will close its only US factory at the end of the year, cutting 300 jobs, as it will be more cost effective to make the products in Europe and import them....
2019-07-16 11:00

The real cost of cutting the cord: What streaming companies don't want you to know Most of us have a love-hate relationship with cable. We like television. We love a handful of stations. But we don't need hundreds of useless channels, many of them boring, some of them in languages we don't understand. Month after month, we pay our ...
2019-05-25 18:32

Wells Fargo tempers cost-cutting outlook Wells Fargo & Co reported higher quarterly earnings on Tuesday, due in part to lower expenses, but the bank reined in its outlook for cost cuts to invest in improving its risk management....
2019-07-16 21:48

CLIMATE CHANGE FOCUS: Cutting emissions, one bog at a time Farmers and entrepreneurs in rural eastern Europe are helping to tackle climate change while boosting their livelihoods as a result of regenerating ancient wetland peat bogs....
2019-05-21 17:16

Deutsche Bank cutting space at new office prior to move Embattled Deutsche Bank is downsizing so fast it’s giving up some of its relocation space at Time Warner Center before it even moves in. The German giant has already returned two floors to landlord Related Companies, sources told Realty Check. Althou...
2019-07-16 05:32

Fla. man arrested for allegedly cutting off the penis of his wife's lover A Florida man was arrested after allegedly attacking and mutilating a man he says is his wife's lover. Veuer's Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
2019-07-17 20:48

The real cost of cutting the cord: What streaming companies don’t want you to know Do it wrong, and cord-cutters might end up paying more than traditional cable, which is exactly what streaming companies don’t want you to realize.        ...
2019-05-23 15:01

Employees sour on Tesla amid cost-cutting, layoffs Tesla Inc’s rankings at two high-profile job websites have declined, suggesting that job dissatisfaction at the electric car company is intensifying amid layoffs, strategy shifts and executive turnover....
2019-06-10 13:32

Ford cutting 12,000 jobs in Europe in effort to increase profits The job losses amount to about a fifth of Ford’s work force in Europe and are part of a broad restructuring that includes the previously announced closure of six plants....
2019-06-27 18:48

Cost-cutting MNG reaches deal to buy bankrupt Reading Eagle MNG Enterprises, after losing its $1.36 billion bid to stage a hostile takeover of Gannett, this week got a consolation prize when it reached a deal to pay $5 million to acquire the Reading Eagle out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy. According to a WARN (Wor...
2019-05-24 06:48

Ford cutting 7,000 white-collar jobs despite healthy profits Ford is cutting about 7,000 white-collar jobs, which would make up 10% of its global workforce. The company has said it was undertaking a major restructuring and on Monday said that it will have trimmed thousands of jobs by August. The company said t...
2019-05-21 16:00

Cable companies might have a secret weapon to deal with cord-cutting Cable companies like Altice USA Inc. are starting to gravitate toward a business move that might — might — help them staunch the mounting losses on the cable side of their business. The solution? Offering cut-rate cellphone service, which...
2019-05-29 06:16

Nestlé Focuses on Factories, Procurement to Hit Cost-Cutting Goal Nestlé has achieved about half of the cost savings it hopes to implement by 2020 in a cost-cutting effort focused on boosting efficiency and centralizing procurement....
2019-05-24 13:32

Ford Wants to Claw Back to Profitability by Cutting 12,000 Jobs by End of 2020 Ford’s plans to cut a bunch of jobs in Europe, upcoming strict emissions regulations in Europe spell trouble for automakers, a new legislative bill designed to help consumers and more await you in The Morning Shift for Thursday, June 27, 2019....
2019-06-28 01:16

4 Women With Lives Scarred by Genital Cutting: Could a Surgeon Heal Them? Over 200 million women and girls alive today have been circumcised. Four of them shared with The Times their pain, emotional trauma and sexual struggles — and their journey to feel whole....
2019-05-24 09:48

Man faces life in prison for cutting up, dissolving girlfriend’s body A Texas man who killed his live-in girlfriend, cut her body into small pieces, and dissolved the remains in chemicals was sentenced to life behind bars for the horrifying murder, prosecutors said this week. Kevin Wayne Powell, 50, described in local ...
2019-05-23 20:16

Ex-heavy metal drummer Jeremy Spencer of Five Finger Death Punch fame sworn in as Indiana reserve officer Musician and former Five Finger Death Punch drummer Jeremy Spencer is joining his “brothers” in blue as a way to give back to his home state of Indiana....
2019-06-11 16:48

Tesla employees' morale suffers amid cost-cutting, layoffs Tesla placed 16th on LinkedIn's annual "Top Companies 2019" list published in April, compiled from billions of actions taken by its over 600 million users that indicate job interest and demand. It held the fifth and sixth spots in 2018 and 2017, resp...
2019-06-11 01:16

Brazil's Cielo cutting costs to face fiercely competitive market Brazil's largest credit card processor, Cielo SA, is tightening its belt amid fierce competition with rivals like PagSeguro Digital Ltd and StoneCo Ltd to boost profitability and free up money for new products....
2019-07-15 17:32

This Sunday is Cut the Cord Day! A record number of Americans are cutting their cable bill (NBC News) Last quarter one million people opted out of satellite and cable TV. However, most aren’t cutting ties completely and are turning to streaming services instead. If you’re cutting the cord to save money keep in mind video subscr...
2019-07-06 08:00

Cutting 300 Calories In Your Daily Diet May Protect Heart And Cut Risk Of Diabetes Even those who have a healthy BMI could benefit immensely, if they were to cut back on consuming a few extra calories from their diet, the study reveals....
2019-07-15 09:32

Two more shippers join Maersk's cost-cutting blockchain-based platform Two of the world's biggest shipping groups will join a Maersk led blockchain platform aimed at boosting efficiency and limiting the enormous paper trail of global container shipping....
2019-05-28 14:16

Deutsche Bank starts cutting London jobs with 18,000 at risk worldwide Some staff in London reported to be in tears after hearing their jobs have goneWhat went wrong at Deutsche Bank?Profile of Deutsche Bank boss Christian Sewing Nils Pratley: Deutsche Bank is clutching at strawsDeutsche Bank started slashing thousands ...
2019-07-09 02:32

The comeback state of 2019: Kansas economy rebounds from tax-cutting disaster Kansas is running a budget surplus this year, and it is a big deal for the state, which saw revenue vanish in a disastrous tax-cutting experiment by former Gov. Sam Brownback. Kansas made the biggest move up CNBC's 2019 Top States for Business....
2019-07-10 22:16

Daily on Energy: The case for cutting renewable subsidies to save nuclear Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-07-11 18:00

Morgan Stanley sees Fed cutting by half percentage point at July meeting Morgan Stanley economists expect the Fed to take decisive action to cut rates, reducing its fed funds target range by a half percentage point at its July meeting....
2019-07-11 07:48

As summer heats up, Calif. utility starts cutting power to prevent wildfires Enlarge / A firefighter passes by a Smokey the Bear fire danger sign during a brush fire in Burbank, Calif., on May 25, 2018. (credit: Ronen Tivony/NurPhoto via Getty Images) This weekend, one of California's largest utilities—Pacific Gas and Elec...
2019-06-11 02:48

Google just dealt a huge blow to Huawei, reportedly cutting it off from Android updates It was only about two months ago that Richard Yu, the CEO of Huawei’s consumer products division, was telling a German newspaper that the beleaguered Chinese smartphone brand had been prepping a mobile OS as a kind of Plan B if the company ever...
2019-05-21 16:16

Abbott device helps in cutting blood sugar in type 2 diabetics: study Insulin-dependent patients with type 2 diabetes saw a significant drop in their blood sugar levels after wearing Abbott Laboratories Inc's continuous glucose monitoring system for three months compared with those who use routine fingerstick testing, ...
2019-06-08 23:00

Volvo Cars launches cost cutting measures as trade war dents profit again Sweden's Volvo announced new measures to cut fixed costs by 2 billion Swedish crowns ($214 million) on Thursday, as it became the latest carmaker to warn that pricing pressure and tariffs arising from the Sino-U.S. trade war were denting profitabilit...
2019-07-18 08:48

Abbott device helps in cutting blood sugar in type 2 diabetics - study Insulin-dependent patients with type 2 diabetes saw a significant drop in their blood sugar levels after wearing Abbott Laboratories Inc's continuous glucose monitoring system for three months compared with those who use routine fingerstick testing, ...
2019-06-08 23:48

Kohl's cutting prices and increasing promotions to preserve market share Kohl's poor first quarter performance will spawn bargains for sharp-eyed shoppers in coming months as the retailer cuts prices to preserve market share.        ...
2019-05-22 12:48

District apologizes for cutting off valedictorian who mentioned Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice A Texas school district is apologizing for cutting off the microphone of a valedictorian after she cited the names of two black “victims of injustice,” claiming the move wasn’t intended to censor her freedom of speech. Rooha Haghar, 19, posted a 33-s...
2019-06-12 17:16

FCA, Renault face tall odds delivering on cost-cutting promises in merger FCA and Renault have raised the stakes for themselves by ruling out plant closures. That increases the pressure to achieve more than $5 billion in promised annual savings from pooling procurement and research investments....
2019-05-29 23:16

Prosecutors accuse MS-13 of 7 'medieval-style' slayings, including cutting heart out of rival Los Angeles MS-13 gang members were charged Tuesday with the “medieval-style” slayings of seven people, including a rival gang member who had his heart cut out of his chest....
2019-07-17 06:16

China steel hub Hebei moves 2019 industrial capacity cutting targets forward China's top steelmaking province of Hebei has moved up the target dates for cutting industrial capacity and relocating plants by two months to the end of October, the provincial environmental department said....
2019-07-08 13:16

Lean, mean, grass-cutting machine: Honda breaks record for fastest lawnmower acceleration It only took Honda's Mean Mower V2 6.29 seconds to go from zero to 100 and beat the Guinness World Record for the fastest acceleration of a lawn mower.       ...
2019-06-11 19:32

After 6 years with the Chase Sapphire Preferred as my go-to card, I upgraded to the Sapphire Reserve and I've never looked back Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network if you apply for a credit card, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective Shayanne Gal/Business Insider The Chase Sapphire Preferred Car...
2019-06-06 00:48

Fixed-income investments like bonds aim for steady income, lower risk in your portfolio Many investors depend on fixed income as part of their strategy. These types of investments can generate payout of interest and return of principal.       ...
2019-06-17 12:32

Deutsche Bank CEO to invest 25% of fixed salary in bank's shares: source Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Officer Christian Sewing is planning to invest a quarter of his fixed salary in the bank's shares, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 14:16

Understanding your options to borrow: Fixed-rate and variable-rate loans When you borrow money, you may have a choice between a fixed-rate loan or a variable-rate loan. Find out how to choose which one is right for you.        ...
2019-05-24 13:16

Deutsche Bank CEO to invest 25% of fixed salary in bank's shares - source Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Officer Christian Sewing is planning to invest a quarter of his fixed salary in the bank's shares, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 13:48

Sadly, 'Game of Thrones' never fixed its problem with women, even in the series finale Spoiler alert! "Game of Thrones" series finale "The Iron Throne" proved that writers never figured out how to write fully developed female characters.        ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Appeals court turns down requests to halt Trump rule cutting Planned Parenthood funding A federal appeals court allowed a Trump administration rule that would cut Planned Parenthood funding to go forward while it considers the rule at greater length....
2019-07-12 00:16

Slurp Alert: Beat The Heat With This Lip-Smacking Cutting Chai Kulfi (Watch Recipe Video) Did you know that you can use a cup of chai to make a bevy of dishes? This summer, how about using your favourite cutting chai to make delicious kulfi!Surprised? Don't be....
2019-07-04 18:48

Cutting classes, exercise for migrant kids? Trump makes children pawns in dangerous game. Trump officials are legally obligated to nurture migrant children, not harm their chance for healthy development. Congress must hold them accountable.        ...
2019-06-20 13:32

New Polar 'fitness watch' touts stellar battery life and cutting-edge health tracking features Some people use their smartwatches essentially as wrist-worn extensions of their smartphones. Others buy super-affordable wearable devices to count steps, monitor their sleep (with a relatively low degree of accuracy), and keep general track of casua...
2019-06-27 23:00

Man Killed By Tiger In Corbett Tiger Reserve A daily wage labourer, patrolling the Kalagarh area of the Corbett Tiger Reserve along with forest guards, was mauled to death by a tiger that attacked the group and dragged him away by the neck,......
2019-07-16 16:16

Fed's Mester: Too Soon To Say What Happens Next With Rates Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said she is open to lowering rates if the economic outlook deteriorates, but she also questioned whether cutting short-term borrowing costs would do much to push inflation back up toward the central bank’s targe...
2019-07-02 22:00

Who – Or “What” – Drives Interest Rates? EWI's Murray Gunn explains the role of the Federal Reserve in "driving" interest rates and the economy -- you me be surprised to find out who (or what) is doing the real driving....
2019-05-21 15:48

Where to Invest When the Fed Cuts Rates Many believe the Federal Reserve is pivoting from raising interest rates to lowering them once again. Investors say rate cuts will spur spending and potentially prolong the bull market, but that is not a sure thing....
2019-07-07 18:32

Are U.S. and UK Interest Rates About to Converge? The U.S. and UK have many similarities, including low unemployment and core inflation, but their interest rates are wide apart. Is this gap about to close?...
2019-06-11 15:48

U.S. Suicide Rates Are the Highest They’ve Been Since World War II U.S. suicide rates are at their highest since World War II, according to federal data—and the opioid crisis, widespread social media use and high rates of stress may be among the myriad contributing factors. In 2017, 14 out of every 100,000 Ame...
2019-06-20 15:16

Fed may cut rates if inflation keeps disappointing: Bullard Further weakness in inflation could prompt the U.S. Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, even if economic growth maintains its momentum, James Bullard, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 10:32

HPV vaccinations for boys could cut cancer rates in men New research suggests that vaccinating boys against human papillomavirus, or HPV, could cut cancer rates related to the virus in men in the long term....
2019-06-28 00:48

Fed likely to resist pressure to cut U.S. rates this week The U.S. Federal Reserve, facing fresh demands by President Donald Trump to cut interest rates, is expected to leave borrowing costs unchanged at a policy meeting this week but possibly lay the groundwork for a rate cut later this year....
2019-06-17 13:48

Australia's central bank says 'likely' will have to cut rates again - Australia's central bank believes it will likely have to cut interest rates further from the current record low of 1.25% in order to push down unemployment and revive growth in wages and inflation....
2019-06-18 06:48

Fed likely to leave rates alone but signal readiness to cut WASHINGTON (AP) — Jerome Powell has tantalized the financial world with the prospect that the Federal Reserve he leads may soon cut interest rates for the first time in over a decade. Probably not quite yet, though. When the Fed issues a policy state...
2019-06-17 19:16

Here are the winners and losers if the Fed cuts rates Jay Jacobs of Global X Funds says a Fed rate cut will be challenging for banks, but the technology sector and energy pipeline companies could benefit....
2019-07-16 10:16

Tariffs could be the Fed’s excuse to cut interest rates The Federal Reserve needs an excuse to cut rates at its next meeting, and it will point to the tariffs as an impetus to cut. But let’s call it what it really is. The Fed raised rates too quickly late last year, and now needs to adjust accordingly. As...
2019-06-09 05:16

Should You Invest in CDs Before Interest Rates Peak? After several post-recession seasons of pretty-much-zero interest rates on certificates of deposit, recent years have seen marked improvement. That’s thanks in part to the federal funds rate, which the Federal Reserve has raised nine times between De...
2019-06-01 04:01

Fed's patience on interest rates to last 'for some time' U.S. Federal Reserve officials at their last meeting agreed that their current patient approach to setting monetary policy could remain in place "for some time," a further sign policymakers see little need to change rates in either direction....
2019-05-23 02:32

Fed holds rates steady. Here's what that means for your wallet Here's a breakdown of what Wednesday's Fed decision means for your bank account, mortgage, credit card, student loan balance and car payment....
2019-06-19 21:00

RBI To Cut Rates In June, But Analysts Split On If It Should: Poll Under Governor Shaktikanta Das, who took over as RBI governor from Urjit Patel in December last year, the central bank delivered rate cuts at its previous two meetings, in February and April....
2019-05-29 13:16

Bank Stocks Hurt by More Than Falling Rates Bank stocks soared ahead of the S&P 500 early in the year, but recent worries that trade tensions will hit the economy have dented shares of lenders in several ways....
2019-05-29 16:32

Fed will likely cut rates based on geopolitical issues, strategist says Jeffrey Taylor, co-founder and managing director of Digital Risk, says he'll be watching the U.S. housing market over the next six months as an indicator of the American economy....
2019-06-07 19:00

The market now thinks the Fed will cut rates twice by January 2020 Futures trading indicated a 63% chance of a September cut and a 62% probability of another easing by January, according to the CME's FedWatch tool....
2019-05-29 18:32

Interest rates in Australia are still heading to zero: Investor Chris Bedingfield of Quay Global Investors says, unless there's a significant policy change, interest rates in Australia will end up effectively at zero. He also discusses the factors that are bringing about stabilization in the housing market....
2019-07-02 12:16

Reinsurance rates rise by up to 25% in Florida-Willis Re Property reinsurance rates rose by up to 25% in the latest renewal round in areas of Florida hit by hurricanes, reinsurance broker Willis Re said on Monday....
2019-07-01 18:16

Petrol Prices Lowered Nearly 2% In May, Diesel Rates Down 0.3% Domestic petrol and diesel prices were lowered nearly 2 per cent this month. In Delhi and Mumbai, the price of petrol was decreased by Rs 1.40 per litre and Rs 1.36 per litre in May 2019, data from......
2019-05-31 06:16

China isn't likely to cut interest rates in the near future: Investor Ronald Wan of Partners Financial Holdings says the Chinese authorities are in a dilemma about whether to cut interest rates because doing so would damage the exchange rate and send a wrong signal that the government wants to push up the property sect...
2019-07-18 04:00

Overall cancer death rates falling in U.S., NIH reports Each year, cancer death rates among men and women in the United States between ages 20 and 49 fell by 1.8 percent and 1.4 percent, the National Cancer Institute reports....
2019-05-31 17:32

How Petrol And Diesel Rates Have Changed In Last Few Weeks Petrol price today:With effect from 6 am on May 24, the price of petrol was revised to Rs 71.39 per litre in Delhi and Rs 77 per litre in Mumbai, from Rs 71.25 per litre and Rs 76.86 per litre the......
2019-05-24 06:48

Citi sees case for Fed to cut rates 50 bps in July Citi economists said on Friday if the Federal Reserve decides to lower U.S. interest rates next month, it would do so with a bold 50 basis-points cut, together with an earlier end of its balance sheet reduction....
2019-06-22 00:16

A glance at US mortgage rates: down for 6th straight week Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell for the sixth consecutive week, with the key 30-year loan rate at its lowest point since September 2017. The post A glance at US mortgage rates: down for 6th straight week appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-06 20:32

Trump Isn’t Alone. These Millennials on the Left Want Low Interest Rates, Too. Sam Bell and his colleagues at Employ America want the central bank to cut interest rates now, and to lift them less quickly after the next recession, to create more jobs....
2019-06-12 23:16

Did Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why really increase suicide rates? A study shows that a rise in suicide among children age 10 to 17 occurred after Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why was released, but the show may not be to blame...
2019-05-21 15:48

Mortgage applications surge as rates drop Mortgage rates are hitting their lowest level in 2 years. Matt Graham, Mortgage News Daily, and CNBC's Diana Olick join the 'The Exchange' to discuss where mortgage rates could go from here....
2019-06-13 06:32

Ryanair 'hikes fares with rip-off exchange rates' Holidaymakers who book Ryanair flights from abroad are paying inflated fares after being slapped with rip-off exchange rates, a consumer group has said....
2019-06-14 15:48

Rise in suicide rates in U.S. youth, especially girls (Reuters Health) - Suicide rates among U.S. youth have been on the rise for nearly a decade, with the sharpest increase in young girls, a new study shows....
2019-05-22 11:48

SBI Reduces Key Lending Rates, Home Loans To Get Cheaper The marginal cost of fund-based lending rate, or the MCLR, will now stand at 8.40 per cent for the one-year tenor, down from 8.45 per cent, with effect from July 10, 2019, SBI said in a statement....
2019-07-09 17:16

Now the market thinks the Fed could make an even deeper cut to rates later this month Even with better economic data, the market is betting the Fed will now cut interest rates by 50 basis points in July, after dovish comments from two Fed officials Thursday....
2019-07-19 01:48

Mortgage applications surge on refinances as rates hit 21-month low As mortgage rates fell to the lowest level since September 2017, mortgage applications surged 26.8% last week, led by an increase in refinancing.       ...
2019-06-13 06:32

Here Are SBI Interest Rates On Home Loans After Latest Revision SBI interest rate: The latest key lending rate, which took effect on Wednesday, was the third downward revision this financial year, according to SBI, the country's largest lender. SBI's one-year MCLR......
2019-07-11 23:00

Penalties not lowering hospital-acquired infection rates (Reuters Health) - A penalty program established to reduce infections and other complications in U.S. hospitals hasn't made these events less likely or reduced fatalities or repeat hospitalizations, a large study suggests....
2019-07-11 00:16

SBI Small Account: Eligibility, Interest Rates, Other Features SBI's small accounts can be opened by any individual who is above 18 years and do not have officially valid KYC (Know Your Customer) documents. However, there are many restrictions in operation of......
2019-05-25 15:00

UPDATE 1-U.S. 30-year mortgage rates drop below 4% - Freddie Mac Interest rates on U.S. 30-year fixed-rate mortgages fell below 4% for the first time since January 2018 in step with declining U.S. bond yields due to growing trade tension between China and the United States, Freddie Mac said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 19:48

Sen. Pat Toomey: Obama near-zero Fed rates fostered the wealth resentment still with us "The Fed's behavior when they held rates at zero for such an extended period probably did contribute to some understandable resentment," he says....
2019-07-11 07:48

Trump repeats call for Fed to lower interest rates U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday repeated his call for the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates, saying that such a step would further boost the economy....
2019-07-05 19:48

The Gap Between Male and Female Youth Suicide Rates is Narrowing in the U.S. For decades, U.S. boys have died by suicide far more frequently than girls, even though girls attempt suicide and report contemplating it more often. In the suicide prevention world, the phenomenon is known as the gender paradox. The paradox still pe...
2019-05-21 16:00

Norwegian startups flocking to New York for lower tax rates The Norwegians are coming to New York with startup companies, fresh ideas and millions in capital. And hundreds of these startups are raring to go, say business executives. The city is the gateway for a growing number of fledgling companies from Norw...
2019-07-07 16:16

How should you compare personal loans? Don't just look at interest rates When it comes to comparing personal loans, interest rates alone don't tell the whole story. Instead, look at the annual percentage rate.       ...
2019-06-12 19:00

Mortgage applications surge on refinances as as rates hit 21-month low As mortgage rates fell to the lowest level since September 2017, mortgage applications surged 26.8% last week, led by an increase in refinancing.       ...
2019-06-12 19:00

Now hiring for a Trump-branded Fed: GOP flip-floppers on rates The president has one key quality in mind in filling out the central bank: a willingness to cut interest rates in a strong economy, violating years of GOP orthodoxy....
2019-07-08 12:32

SBI Savings Plus Account: Eligibility, Interest Rates And Other Details SBI Savings Plus Account: Customers are required to maintain a monthly average balance (MAB) for this account. Monthly Average Balance (MAB) is the sum of all the end of day closing balance divided by......
2019-05-29 00:32

Fed Holds Interest Rates Steady, Hints at Possible Cuts Federal Reserve officials held their benchmark rate steady but hinted they would cut rates in the months ahead if the outlook weakens. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell also pushed back on the idea President Trump might demote him: “I have a four-year term ...
2019-06-19 22:16

Powell Suggests Fed Could Cut Rates If Trade Spat Escalates Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank is closely monitoring the recent escalation in trade tensions and that it would respond if needed to keep the economy growing steadily....
2019-06-04 19:32

Home sales fall again despite lower mortgage rates Existing-home sales fell 0.4% in April and are down 4.4% from a year ago. The big drop in mortgage rates didn't help the sales.        ...
2019-05-22 02:16

Glacial melt rates in the Himalayas have more than doubled since 2000 Global warming is shrinking the glaciers in the Himalayas. According to a new survey, glaciers in the region have lost roughly a vertical foot and half of ice....
2019-06-20 00:32

Euthanasia and assisted dying rates are soaring. But where are they legal? It is available in a growing number of countries and jurisdictions – but not the UK, where it remains outlawed“The main difference between euthanasia and assisted suicide is who performs the final, fatal act,” said Richard Huxtable, professor of medi...
2019-07-15 08:32

Fed leaves interest rates alone, resisting Trump's pressure for a cut The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday, resisting pressure from President Trump to reduce them as his escalating trade disputes threaten U.S. economic growth....
2019-06-20 00:48

Bank of England set to keep rates on hold over Brexit unease LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England is expected to keep interest rates on hold Thursday but indicate a possible increase later this year despite uncertainty over Brexit. The rate-setting Monetary Policy Committee is tipped to keep its key rate at 0.75%...
2019-06-20 10:32

US interest rates left unchanged as 'uncertainties' arise US interest rates have been left unchanged, but the Federal Reserve signalled it is prepared to start cutting rates if needed, to protect the US economy....
2019-06-20 02:32

Citi sees case for Fed to lower rates by 50 bps in July Citi economists said on Friday if the Federal Reserve decides to lower U.S. interest rates next month, it would do so with a bold 50 basis-points cut, together with an earlier end of its balance sheet reduction....
2019-06-22 12:16

Companies Aren't Cheering Lower Interest Rates Last year, U.S. corporate pension funds had one of their better years in recent history, despite the fact that stocks and bonds both did poorly. Higher interest rates helped, as did a rush to contribute to pensions ahead of tax changes. Both impacts ...
2019-07-15 19:16

Growth of unprotected sex pushes up European syphilis rates A reduced fear among gay and bisexual men of catching HIV has led to riskier sex and higher rates of syphilis, a new report says. The disease can cause severe health complications if left untreated....
2019-07-12 21:48

Cholesterol improves in US kids despite high obesity rates CHICAGO — Cholesterol levels in children and teens improved in the latest analysis of U.S. health surveys, yet only half of them had readings considered ideal. Overall, 7% of kids had high cholesterol in surveys from 2009 to 2016. That was down from ...
2019-05-23 01:48

Falling mortgage rates may already be lifting home prices Mortgage rates have been falling steadily since the last week of April, and that may be reigniting home price appreciation. The lower the rate, the more purchasing power buyers have....
2019-06-20 16:48

U.S. 10-year yields may fall to 1.75% if Fed cuts rates - Goldman Benchmark U.S. 10-year Treasury yields may decline to 1.75% and the yield curve may steepen further if the Federal Reserve lowers interest rates two to three times, Goldman Sachs analysts said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 18:48

Africa battles high rates of suicide and depression Many African countries are struggling with high suicide rates for which there is no simple explanation. However, one thing is evident: There is a lack of professional help and comprehensive research into the causes....
2019-06-08 22:16

US long-term mortgage rates little changed; 30-year at 3.84% WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates were little changed this week. The key 30-year, fixed-rate loan hovered around an average 3.8% for the third straight week. Before leveling off, rates marked six straight weeks of declines putting them ...
2019-06-20 18:32

Africa battles high rates of suicide, depression Many African countries are struggling with high suicide rates for which there is no simple explanation. However, one thing is evident: There is a lack of professional help and comprehensive research into the causes....
2019-06-09 03:16

One major bank is holding the line, saying the Fed won't cut rates this year The economists at Citi maintained their call for no rate cuts this year after the Federal Reserve said the case for an easier monetary policy has strengthened....
2019-06-21 02:48

UPDATE 1-Citi sees case for Fed to lower rates by 50 bps in July Citi economists said on Friday if the Federal Reserve decides to lower U.S. interest rates next month, it would do so with a bold 50 basis-points cut, together with an earlier end of its balance sheet reduction....
2019-06-22 03:48

Fed's Brainard says risks bolster argument for lower-than-expected rates Policymakers have to shift down their future interest rate expectations because of growing risks to the U.S. economy, a Federal Reserve official said on Friday in remarks that reinforce expectations that the central bank could cut rates soon....
2019-06-21 23:16

Stall in vaccination rates putting children at risk, says Unicef Agency blames war, inequality and complacency for 20 million children missing immunisationA dangerous stagnation in vaccination rates is putting children at risk of preventable diseases around the world, the UN children’s agency has warned, blaming c...
2019-07-15 17:16

UPDATE 2-Erdogan pledges return to low interest rates in Turkey Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he remains opposed to the country's tight monetary policy and pledged a "definitive solution" to soon lower the central bank's key interest rate from 24%....
2019-06-20 18:48

Rising rates of marijuana use among pregnant women spark concern (Reuters Health) - Increasing numbers of pregnant women are using marijuana in the U.S. and that may result in issues for their babies, two new studies suggest....
2019-06-21 08:32

Emerging Markets Cut Rates Amid Expectations of Looser Fed Policy Central banks in emerging markets around the world are cutting interest rates, with Russia the latest example, as expectations of easier money in the U.S. gives developing markets the room to stimulate their economies....
2019-06-14 21:00

Australia's central bank cuts interest rates again — more easing may be on the way The Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) quarter-point cut took cash rates to an all-time low of just 1% and left limited room for more reductions....
2019-07-02 15:32

Interest Rates On Small Savings Schemes For September Quarter India Post, which operates a network of more than 1.5 lakh post offices across the country, offers nine options under its small savings scheme portfolio. These include fixed deposit or time deposit......
2019-06-29 15:48

SBI Flexi Deposit Scheme: Tenure, Interest Rates And Other Details For SBI's flexi deposit account, the minimum instalment amount is Rs. 500, and in a financial year, an investor needs to deposit a minimum of Rs. 5,000...
2019-06-30 19:48

Bank of Mexico Maintains Interest Rates in Split Vote The Bank of Mexico kept interest rates unchanged Thursday in a split decision, citing risks for inflation from both domestic and external sources and a worsening outlook for economic growth....
2019-06-28 03:32

WRAPUP 1-U.S.-China trade agreement takes little pressure off Fed to cut rates An agreement by the United States and China to return to the negotiating table on trade is doing little to relieve pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates....
2019-07-01 15:48

G7 deal on minimum tax rates seen eluding ministers - French source France will use a G7 finance ministers' meeting it is hosting next week for a new push on minimum corporate taxation, although it is too early to agree on a specific rate, a finance ministry source said on Friday....
2019-07-12 19:32

Fed likely to leave rates steady, despite market outlook and Trump demands The U.S. Federal Reserve concludes its latest two-day policy meeting on Wednesday expected to leave interest rates on hold but flag whether it plans to cut rates later this year as investors expect and the U.S. president has demanded....
2019-06-19 17:00

Danske Bank second-quarter pre-tax profit hit by costs, low interest rates Danske Bank's second-quarter pretax profit came in below expectations on Thursday hit by low interest rates and higher costs associated with compliance in the aftermath of a money-laundering scandal at its Estonian branch....
2019-07-18 08:32

Fed stands pat on rates, signals it's prepared to cut if trade war intensifies The Fed kept its key interest rate at 2.25% to 2.5% but signaled it was prepared to cut rates if the US trade war with China deepens       ...
2019-06-19 23:48

Riskier male sex pushes Europe's syphilis rates up 70% since 2010 Syphilis cases have soared in Europe over the last decade and become, for the first time since the early 2000s, more common in some countries than new cases of HIV, health experts said on Friday....
2019-07-12 10:00

Storing sperm in a freezer for a decade hardly affects birth rates Many countries impose time limits on storing frozen sperm, but a sperm bank study has found this may not be necessary as it has little effect on birth rates...
2019-06-27 18:48

Greece taps bond market again as borrowing rates drop Greece has launched a bond auction, its third effort in 2019 to raise money from international markets, as it aims to take advantage of an improvement in borrowing rates....
2019-07-16 14:32

Danske Bank profit hit by higher costs, low interest rates Danske Bank's second-quarter pre-tax profit came in below expectations on Thursday, hit by low interest rates and higher costs associated with compliance following a money-laundering scandal at its Estonian branch....
2019-07-18 12:00

New blood pressure guidelines may raise gestational hypertension rates After researchers used the adapted guidelines to see how many pregnant women had high blood pressure, they found more than 25 percent suffered from gestational hypertension....
2019-07-06 05:00

Petrol, Diesel Rates Cut For Fourth Straight Day, Check Prices Here State-run oil marketing companies review the domestic fuel prices on a daily basis and any revisions are implemented at the fuel stations with effect from 6 am...
2019-06-16 12:16

Pimco exec: The Fed may cut rates by July if trade wars continue "I think the Fed could cut as soon as July and I think that they'll go 50 basis points," says Mark Kiesel Pimco's chief investment officer of global credit....
2019-06-07 00:00

Airlines complain about rates to ship jet fuels on Buckeye's pipeline Major airline companies have complained to U.S. regulators about fees to ship jet fuel on Buckeye Pipe Line Company's refined products line to New York City area airports, saying they have each overpaid between $900,000 and $1.7 million....
2019-06-06 20:32

Shippers raise rates for cargo from U.S. to Venezuela: documents, sources Two major shipping lines this month have raised their rates for transporting goods from the United States to Venezuela, according to three industry sources and two documents, as U.S. sanctions limit transit between the two nations....
2019-05-28 02:16

How Interest Rates, Inflation Impact Equity Select Sectors Tech stocks loathe volatility, higher short-term rates benefit financials but hurt real estate and utilities. See key factors that drive equity select sectors....
2019-06-12 03:16

Bets on Falling Interest Rates Unleash Gold Rally Gold is on its longest winning streak in almost a year and a half, the latest signal that investors are preparing for the Fed to lower interest rates amid signs of a slowdown in economic growth....
2019-06-09 18:16

New U.S. Diabetes Cases Are Declining as Obesity Rates Climb. Officials Don’t Know Why NEW YORK (AP) — The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren’t sure why. New federal data released Tuesday found the number of new diabetes diagnoses fell to abou...
2019-05-29 04:32

Home sales fell in April despite a big drop in mortgage rates Sales of existing U.S. homes fell 0.4% in April compared with March to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 5.19 million units, according to the National Association of Realtors. Sales were 4.4% lower compared with April 2018....
2019-05-21 17:48

Petrol, Diesel Prices Kept Unchanged, Here's How To Check Latest Rates Petrol price today: With effect from 6 am on Wednesday, May 22, the price of petrol remained at Rs 71.17 per litre in Delhi and Rs 76.78 per litre inMumbai, according to notifications from Indian Oil.......
2019-05-22 19:00

Fed Minutes Show Officials in No Rush to Change Interest Rates Federal Reserve officials said they are committed to a “patient approach,” even if the economy strengthens, according to minutes of their last meeting....
2019-05-22 21:00

Markets Rally as Powell Suggests Fed Could Cut Rates if Economy Weakens Jerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chairman, said the central bank was “closely monitoring” trade and “as always, we will act as appropriate” to sustain the expansion....
2019-06-04 22:48

What’s Driving the Housing Downturn? Interest Rates or Investor Psychology Housing data in 2018 looked ... unhealthy. The "villain" seems obvious -- namely, central bank rate hikes. But now see the charts and evidence that show a different (and far more credible) explanation....
2019-05-21 21:48

Where Trump has support in battle with Fed over rates: The smallest small businesses The smallest businesses on Main Street are preoccupied with high interest rates they say hold them back, while larger business owners are more focused on the tight labor market, according to the CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey....
2019-05-21 14:48

Fed Could Mull Lower Rates if Inflation and Global Risks Worsen Richard Clarida, the Fed’s vice chairman, said persistently low inflation or worsening global conditions could cause officials to reconsider patience....
2019-05-30 23:00

European banks have paid over 20 billion euros to the ECB since negative interest rates European banks have transferred 21.4 billion euros ($24.2 billion) in revenues to the European Central Bank (ECB) in the five years since negative interest rates were introduced....
2019-06-10 17:00

Fed Holds Rates Steady, Hints at Cuts if Outlook Doesn't Improve Federal Reserve officials held interest rates steady, but strongly suggested they would cut them in the months ahead if an economic outlook clouded by uncertainty over trade policy didn’t improve....
2019-06-20 04:48

Suicide rates among young people reach their highest level since 2000 Suicide rates among young people are rising, reaching the highest levels since 2000, a study published Tuesday finds. But most alarming, the researchers said, was a 21 percent rise in boys aged 15-19 dying by suicide in 2017 from the year before. &#...
2019-06-20 04:01

Are interest rates going down? Trade war, stock market, vulnerable economy may press Fed The Federal Reserve is likely to open the door to a possible rate cut in July, depending on U.S.-China trade talks in coming weeks, economists say.       ...
2019-06-17 17:16

President Spoke With Fed Chairman Amid Public Campaign for Lower Rates President Trump spoke with Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell by phone in April during a period in which the White House escalated pressure on the central bank to keep interest rates low....
2019-06-08 01:48

Australian interest rates head for 1% as emergency measures loom for economy RBA governor drops strong hint of fresh cuts to 1.25% cash rate while experts say US-style quantitative easing is on the cardsInterest rates are heading for unprecedented lows below 1% and the Reserve Bank could even be forced into extraordinary meas...
2019-06-21 20:16

The China trade war is leading to lower mortgage rates for American homebuyers Trade tensions with China may be a boon to the U.S. housing market. Investors are rushing into the relative safe-haven of the bond market, cause the yield on the U.S. 10-year Treasury to plummet. Mortgage rates loosely follow that yield....
2019-05-23 20:32

Instant view: Fed holds interest rates steady, sets up for cuts The U.S. Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday but signaled possible rate cuts of as much as half a percentage point over the remainder of this year, as it responded to increased economic uncertainty and a drop in expected inflation...
2019-06-19 23:00

Phones with the highest screen refresh rates, and the Android games to match We bet you've never given the refresh rate of your smartphone display a second thought until the OnePlus 7 Pro came about. The up-and-coming phone maker managed to create a thing of contrasts. On one hand, it can hit a 50% higher refresh rate than mo...
2019-06-19 05:48

Dow tops 27,000 for the first time on easing trade tensions, prospect of lower rates The Dow topped 27,000 for the first time Thursday as easing trade tensions and the Fed’s campaign to lower rates offset lingering economic worries.       ...
2019-07-12 02:48

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi blasts Trump pressure on Fed over interest rates The U.S. Federal Reserve should be independent and not under the influence of President Donald Trump in setting monetary policy, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 18:16

E-cigs can double success rates of quitting smoking, UK study finds People using e-cigarettes to quit smoking are about 95% more likely to report success than those trying to quit without help from any stop-smoking aids, according to the results of a large study in England....
2019-05-23 02:32

Small Savings Schemes To Fetch Lower Interest Rates From Today Post office interest rates: The government currently reviews the interest rates applicable to small savings schemes such as the 15-year Public Provident Fund (PPF), the Senior Citizen Savings Scheme,......
2019-07-01 07:00

Fuel Rates Hiked Across Metros, Check Petrol, Diesel Prices Here Oil marketing companies review the domestic fuel prices on a daily basis and any revisions are implemented at the fuel stations with effect from 6 am...
2019-06-23 11:48

Measles in Europe: infection rates highest in a decade, says UN health agency Although more children than ever before are being vaccinated against measles across Europe, overall infection rates are the highest in a decade, and a three-fold increase on last year, according to new data published on Thursday by the World Health O...
2019-05-21 17:16

China vows to raise recycling rates of rural plastic mulch China vowed to improve the recycling rates of plastic mulch used in farming, the government said on Wednesday, amid mounting concerns about soil contamination as unrecovered bits of the thin film get left behind, leaving traces in crops....
2019-07-03 07:32

Falling interest rates are sending a warning signal to the stock market The swift drop in interest rates may make mortgages and lots of other loans cheaper, but they don't necessarily mean good things for the stock market....
2019-05-29 01:32

Teen drivers with ADHD have higher crash rates even with graduated licenses (Reuters Health) - New teen drivers with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder are more likely to crash their cars than adolescents who don't have ADHD - especially right after they get their license, a new study suggests....
2019-05-21 19:48

More Millennials Are Dying ‘Deaths of Despair,’ as Overdose and Suicide Rates Climb There’s been a marked uptick in so-called deaths of despair—those involving drugs, alcohol or suicide—among millennials over the last decade, according to a new report released by public-health groups Trust for America’s Healt...
2019-06-13 19:00

Greater China markets struggle for gains even as investors expect the Fed to cut rates In China, the Shanghai composite fell 1.17% to 2,827.80 and the Shenzhen composite was down 2.08% at 1,463.70. Taiwan's Taiex fell 0.5% to 10,409.20 while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was fractionally higher in the final hour of trade....
2019-06-06 13:00

With H-1B rejection rates approaching 40%, Indian IT will urgently need a new service delivery model Canada and Mexico have become alternative development and delivery hubs for IT Services companies but they are simply band aids for a more complex problem that requires a long-term, robust solution....
2019-05-30 22:32

HHS Secretary Alex Azar blames 'complacency' for falling vaccination rates Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar blamed falling vaccination rates Tuesday on not just misinformation but also unwarranted satisfaction about the public's health....
2019-05-22 02:32

Trump needs to make peace with China and get a cut in interest rates | Larry Elliott US president’s target has tended to be Beijing but his focus is likely to turn more to the Federal ReserveStock markets around the world are sending a message to Donald Trump: end your trade war with China or face the nightmare scenario of running fo...
2019-05-30 04:01

Lennar profit beats as lower mortgage rates boost home sales Lennar reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the No. 2 U.S. homebuilder's sales got a boost from lower interest rates for mortgages....
2019-06-28 00:32

Suicide rates among America's young people continue to soar, study shows Suicide rates among young people have continued to soar in recent years -- so much so that the rate among 15- to 24-year-olds climbed in 2017 to its highest point since 2000, new research has found....
2019-06-18 20:00

Fed's Quarles: Regulatory Tools Better Suited Than Interest Rates to Promote Financial Stability The Federal Reserve’s point man on bank regulation said Thursday that interest rates should be used to achieve the central bank’s inflation and employment goals rather than to address concerns about financial stability....
2019-05-30 19:48

More Americans are finally moving cash to online banks for higher interest rates More Americans are moving their cash to online banks to earn interest of 2% or more. But many feel more comfortable with a local branch        ...
2019-05-23 15:48

China's central bank is poised to cut interest rates amid trade war, economist says The People's Bank of China is expected lower rates twice later in 2019 and once in 2020 amid the country's trade fight with the U.S., said a Bank of America Merrill Lynch economist on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 07:32

Petrol, Diesel Prices Hiked Marginally. How To Check Latest Fuel Rates Domestic petrol and diesel prices were hiked across Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata on Tuesday. While the increase in petrol prices in the four metros was to the tune of nine paise per litre, the......
2019-05-28 08:00

China shares tumble amid dampened expectations for Fed to slash interest rates Stocks in Asia were lower on Monday after a strong jobs report last Friday stateside moderated expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could soon be making a move on interest rates....
2019-07-08 16:32

Temporary Reduction In GST Rates Needed To Boost Auto Industry: Dr. Goenka, MD, Mahindra Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman did not announce any relief for vehicles running on diesel and petrol in the Union Budget 2019. But a temporary reduction in GST rates is the need of the hour to......
2019-07-05 20:48

Powell signals Fed prepared to cut rates this month despite improved jobs, trade backdrop Fed chief Powell plans to tell Congress today officials are prepared to cut interest rates in late July despite an improved jobs and trade picture       ...
2019-07-10 18:16

Mortgage refinancing jumps as rates tumble but loans for home purchases drop again Mortgage rates fell for the fourth straight week leading to a surge in refinancing. But mortgage applications for home purchases fell.        ...
2019-05-22 18:00

‘Complacency’ a factor in stagnating global vaccination rates, warn UN health chiefs More than one in 10 children – almost 20 million worldwide – failed to receive potentially lifesaving vaccines in 2018, the UN said on Monday, citing obstacles including conflict, cost and complacency. ...
2019-07-15 20:16

Even as Goldman Sachs and Ally Bank cut deposit rates, high-yield savings accounts still pay As the probability of a rate cut increases, banks will start to lower deposit rates offered to consumers. Goldman Sachs and Ally Financial have already done so....
2019-07-05 14:48

Asia stocks mixed as RBA meeting minutes show willingness to move on interest rates Minutes from the Reserve Bank of Australia's monetary policy meeting in July showed the central bank was ready to adjust interest rates if required....
2019-07-16 05:16

As rates drop, mortgage refinancing surges but home purchase loans remain tepid Homeowners scramble to refinance mortgages as rates hit the lowest level in 17 months. But mortgage applications for home purchase rose just 0.5%.        ...
2019-06-06 02:48

Boxing News at Five: Joshua rates Wilder’s KO of Breazeale, Dubois labels Gorman a “slob” Anthony Joshua says Deontay Wilder's recent knockout win was "sensational" and "unbelievable", and Daniel Dubois thinks Nathan Gorman is boring The post Boxing News at Five: Joshua rates Wilder’s KO of Breazeale, Dubois labels Gorman a “slob” appeare...
2019-05-30 04:32

WRAPUP 4-Australia cuts rates as global cbanks move to head off trade shocks Australia's central bank cut rates to a record low on Tuesday and signalled willingness to go further as a worsening Sino-U.S. trade war raises recession risks for the world economy, pushing policymakers into what could be a global monetary easing cy...
2019-06-04 12:49

Policy analyst on falling birth rates: Rhetoric from the left contributing to 'change in norms' In response to new statistics revealing the United States has its lowest birth rate in 32 years, Independent Women's Forum senior policy analyst Patrice Onwuka has condemned actions by the political left which she argued have contributed to women ret...
2019-05-21 20:00

South Korea's central bank holds rates steady but trade woes strengthen calls to cut South Korea's central bank kept monetary policy unchanged on Friday but a split vote in the decision provided a firm signal the bank was shifting to a dovish footing as the intensifying Sino-U.S. trade war bolstered the case for more stimulus....
2019-05-31 11:00

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s early days, the law was fairly simple. The Constitution specifies just three federal crimes: piracy, cou...
2019-06-19 05:32

Here’s where the federal parties stand on the carbon tax For the first time in years, climate change and environmental policies are shaping up to be a major issue in the federal election campaign this fall....
2019-07-17 13:16

20% federal inmates are immigrants, mostly Mexican One-fifth of all federal prison inmates are not U.S citizens, many facing illegal immigration charges, according to new data from the Federal Bureau of Prisons....
2019-07-05 21:00

Supreme Court: Federal courts have no say in gerrymandering On its final day before recessing for the summer, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday states have the power to draw their districts as they see fit, and that federal courts have no say in the matter....
2019-06-27 20:32

Roger Stone Pissed Off a Federal Judge Again As diabolically smart as he is, pro-Trump political hit man Roger Stone certainly does some extremely dumb things. Yet again, his behavior might land him in jail pending a November trial for lying to Congress, obstructing justice, and witness tamperi...
2019-06-22 22:48

R Kelly arrested on federal sex trafficking charges R&B singer expected to be taken from Chicago to New York to face charges relating to child abuse images and obstruction of justice The singer R Kelly is facing two sets of federal sex abuse charges, one from New York prosecutors and another from pros...
2019-07-12 18:48

R. Kelly Arrested on Federal Sex Crime Charges: Everything We Know R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on Thursday night on a 13-count indictment. A federal law enforcement source confirms to E! News that the 52-year-old singer was arrested by NYPD and......
2019-07-12 18:32

Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. (May 24)        ...
2019-05-25 02:32

R. Kelly has been arrested on federal sex trafficking charges NBC New York is reporting that music artist R. Kelly, long the subject of allegations of abusive and controlling behavior toward multiple women, has been arrested in Chicago tonight on federal charges of sex trafficking. The arrest was reportedly mad...
2019-07-12 06:32

AP source: Manafort to remain in federal custody WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been transferred to a correctional facility in New York but will remain in federal custody while he faces state fraud charges. That’s according to a senior Justice Department of...
2019-06-18 16:16

New encryption powers used at least five times by federal and NSW police Commonwealth Ombudsman calls for Peter Dutton’s ability to censor its reports on the process to be revokedNew encryption powers to seek assistance from tech companies to spy on users have been used at least five times by federal and New South Wales p...
2019-07-09 22:48

Federal judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion law A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked Mississippi from moving ahead with an abortion law that bans the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which occurs at around six weeks on pregnancy....
2019-05-25 06:16

Elizabeth Warren calls to ban privately run federal prisons Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday announced a new plan to ban private prisons, alleging the companies behind them are “wringing billions out of federal taxpayers” and sacrificing safety to “boost their bottom line.” ...
2019-06-21 17:48

NYT: Sprint, T-Mobile merger could get federal approval next week Just days after AGs representing ten states filed suit to stop the combining of Sprint and T-Mobile, the New York Times reports the Justice Department is "moving closer" to approval. Doing so apparently hinges on an arrangement, previously reported,....
2019-06-15 04:16

House to vote on $15 federal minimum wage Thursday The House of Representatives will vote Thursday on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2026, more than double the current rate of $7.25 an hour. The legislation, titled the Raise the Wage Act, is unlikely to be picked up b...
2019-07-17 04:00

Federal court: Trump can’t ban critics from Twitter account NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court says President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled Tuesday. A three-judge panel agreed with a lower court judge who said Trump...
2019-07-09 20:48

Federal judge blocks ‘heartbeat’ abortion law in Mississippi Washington (CNN) – A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on Friday that forbids abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. In issuing a preliminary injunction, Judge Carlton Reeves said the la...
2019-05-25 04:16

Federal Appeals Court OKs Trump’s Abortion Gag Rules In a decision Planned Parenthood called “devastating,” a federal appeals court Thursday ruled in favor of the Trump administration’s family planning gag rule intended to prevent health providers from making abortion referrals or discussing where a pa...
2019-06-21 01:48

US Asks Federal Court to Throw Out Huawei Lawsuit The US government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Huawei that claimed the US had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
2019-07-05 08:16

Federal prosecutor sits in at Garner administrative trial NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor is sitting in on the administrative trial of a New York City police officer accused of killing Eric Garner with a chokehold banned by the department. The appearance of Assistant U.S. Attorney Elizabeth Geddes at a...
2019-06-05 19:48

U.S. asks federal court to throw out Huawei lawsuit The U.S. government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd that claimed the United States had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
2019-07-04 22:48

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

Boeing’s Dreamliner Plant Is Said to Face Federal Inquiry A Justice Department investigation of the 737 Max jet has widened to include a 787 factory in South Carolina where The New York Times found allegations of shoddy work and flawed quality control....
2019-06-29 09:00

Pakistan Parliament Passes Rs 7.022 Trillion Federal Budget Pakistan's Parliament on Friday gave its nod to the Rs 7.022 trillion federal budget for the fiscal 2019-20, as the ruling party and its coalition partners comfortably defeated the Opposition's move......
2019-06-29 06:48

Police don't know how a man escaped federal custody, but they say he soon killed a DJ Dallas Jones disappeared in April. His name would pop up two months later after a shootout in Indianapolis, Indiana.        ...
2019-06-30 06:32

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer Oklahoma received $270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services want a portion of the windfall....
2019-06-29 02:16

Adani still needs further federal approval despite pre-election green light Work related to groundwater research will need to be signed off as opponents say new government papers show mine is ‘not ready to go’Adani will not be allowed to dig any coal from its Carmichael mine until it gets further federal government approval ...
2019-05-31 06:16

Budget office: U.S. federal deficit will top record $1 trillion The White House Office of Management and Budget says the 2019 federal deficit is projected to surpass the $1 trillion mark -- the highest it's been in years....
2019-07-16 22:00

House Votes to Raise Federal Minimum Wage to $15 The House approved a bill to more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25, a level that has not risen since 2009. Its prospects are dim in the Senate....
2019-07-18 19:00

Kellyanne Conway violated US law and should be fired, federal watchdog says White House spokesman says the agency’s report that the counselor had violated the Hatch Act was ‘deeply flawed’Follow the latest in US politics – liveA US federal watchdog is recommending that Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent and high-profil...
2019-06-14 15:48

Mississippi’s six-week abortion ban heads to federal court JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts the ban even earlier. The law would prohibit most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, at ...
2019-05-21 17:32

Trump orders federal agencies to 'streamline' GMO regulations President Donald Trump has ordered federal agencies to streamline their "agricultural biotechnology regulatory process" to make it easier for companies to develop and market genetically modified foods....
2019-06-12 22:16

ABC headquarters in Sydney raided by Australian federal police Broadcaster’s managing director says raid over 2017’s The Afghan Files series ‘raises legitimate concerns over freedom of the press’The Australian federal police are raiding the ABC offices in Sydney over a series of articles the broadcaster ran in 2...
2019-06-05 08:48

Fake prince sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Colombian native Anthony Gignac, who swindled millions from investors while pretending to be a prince from Saudi Arabia, was sentenced by a federal judge in Miami to 18 ½ years in prison Friday....
2019-06-02 02:32

Report: Former federal official spoke of shooting a judge CHICAGO (AP) — The Justice Department found that the former head of the U.S. Marshals Service’s Chicago office who stepped down last year without explanation made an “inappropriate comment about shooting a judge” during a firearms t...
2019-06-06 17:00

Federal lawsuit filed to block Alabama’s new abortion ban MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed the lawsuit Friday on behalf of Alabama abortion...
2019-05-24 17:00

2 Men Make a Federal Case Out of Being Blocked on Twitter by the Notorious AOC Conservative critics of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are coming for the New York progressive, saying what’s good for the goose is good for the gander when it comes to being blocked from blocking trolls folks on Twitter....
2019-07-11 04:16

Calgary continuing single-use plastics report despite federal ban Despite the announcement of a federal ban, Calgary is continuing with a scoping report on how to reduce or eliminate the use of single-use plastic items....
2019-06-12 04:16

Federal judge releases USC records in gynecologist lawsuit LOS ANGELES (AP) — University of Southern California records reveal medical experts hired to evaluate a campus gynecologist after years of complaints reported there was evidence he preyed on Asian students and had signs of “psychopathy.” ...
2019-05-24 20:48

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse The MTA plans to hire a former federal prosecutor to probe the agency’s rampant overtime abuse issues, a source said. The agency is seeking board approval to retain Carrie Cohen, who co-chairs workplace misconduct investigations at the law firm...
2019-06-12 05:32

Federal Judge Wraps Up Hearings Into CVS-Aetna Deal Two days of unprecedented court hearings on CVS Health’s acquisition of Aetna wrapped up without a firm date for when a federal judge would rule on a Justice Department settlement that allowed the deal....
2019-06-07 10:00

The federal government cut taxes, but Texas raised mine Dear John: Let me help in my tiny little way to [explain] the economy. The federal government cut taxes. I am retired, so for me it was modest. My city (in Texas) immediately saw an opportunity to raise water rates, the county saw the same opportunit...
2019-07-14 18:32

‘American Taliban’ to be freed from federal prison this week Infamous “American Taliban” John Phillip Walker Lindh, who abandoned his California home to fight with Osama bin Laden and the Taliban, will be sprung from a federal prison this Thursday. Lindh, 38, will walk out of the Indiana slammer after serving ...
2019-05-21 21:48

Federal team looks for clues into New York helicopter crash Federal investigators on Tuesday sifted through the wreckage of a helicopter atop a Manhattan skyscraper and interviewed witnesses, seeking to determine why the aircraft crashed on the roof a day earlier, killing the pilot....
2019-06-12 00:00

Federal prosecutors ask for life in prison plus 30 years for 'El Chapo' Captured Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman should spend the rest of his life in prison plus another 30 years, federal prosecutors wrote in court documents filed Wednesday....
2019-07-11 09:32

Federal government commits $73M to Toronto sewer improvements The funding will bolster $133 million in City funds already committed to reduce the amount of basement flooding over four wards in north-west Toronto....
2019-06-10 23:32

Federal jury indicts Delaware man on ‘swatting’ hoaxes GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Delaware man accused of making hoax emergency calls to locations across the country, causing police and SWAT teams to respond. WDEL reports the U.S. Department of Justice ann...
2019-06-18 20:00

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Federal Judge Rules Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry....
2019-05-22 12:48

| 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

Jeffrey Epstein worth more than $500 million, federal prosecutors say Prosecutors called Jeffrey Epstein — who had been friends with presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton — "a serial sexual predator who is charged with abusing underage girls for years."...
2019-07-12 23:48

Joe Biden Reverses Course on Banning Federal Funding for Abortion (ATLANTA) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for aborti...
2019-06-07 10:48

Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from abortion-rights proponents....
2019-06-07 07:16

Alberta set to pass law to kill provincial carbon tax, as federal tax looms The premier's office says that, as with all tax change announcements, it takes effect at the time it's announced, with legislation to support the change coming at a later date....
2019-05-30 20:16

House votes to double federal minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-led House voted to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, more than double the current rate of $7.25, and the first proposed increase in a decade....
2019-07-18 21:00

Trump wants to kill this federal agency. Democrats blasted the idea. House Democrats called an administration plan to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management — the first elimination of a major federal agency in decades — an act of hostility against the apolitical civil service....
2019-05-22 12:16

Federal judge lets Alabama suit over Census proceed BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge says Alabama can proceed with its lawsuit trying to block people from being counted in the 2020 Census if they’re living in the country without documentation. U.S. District Judge David Proctor of Birmingh...
2019-06-06 21:00

With federal ban looming, Chinese security cameras still in use at US military bases Chinese-made surveillance cameras are still operating at U.S. military bases and facilities across the country with only a few weeks to go until the devices are to be federally banned....
2019-07-18 22:00

U.S. federal court delays adoption of healthcare rule on abortion The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and its opponents in a California lawsuit agreed on Friday to delay implementing a rule that would allow medical workers to decline performing abortions or other treatments on moral or religious ...
2019-06-30 04:00

R. Kelly faces federal kidnapping, child sex, racketeering charges Less than a day after he was arrested for charges in Chicago, singer R. Kelly was faced with five new charges in New York Friday that accuse him of racketeering, kidnapping and sexual exploitation of a child....
2019-07-12 20:48

U.S. federal judge orders FDA to implement 10-month deadline for e-cig applications A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the Food and Drug Administration to impose a 10-month deadline for the submission of e-cigarette applications, turning the screws on companies like Juul Labs Inc whose products have come under intense scrutiny f...
2019-07-12 21:48

Texas man accused of abducting girl, 8, faces federal charge FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A man accused of abducting an 8-year-old Texas girl as she was taking a walk with her mother has been charged in federal court with kidnapping. Prosecutors say 51-year-old Michael Webb appeared in federal court in Fort Worth ...
2019-05-22 21:00

Mysterious deaths of over 70 gray whales spark federal investigation Gene Johnson/AP About 70 whales have been found dead so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the most since 2000. This has alarmed experts. In an average year, about 35 whales wash up in the US. Scientists in the...
2019-06-02 00:16

SNC-Lavalin could avoid ban from federal contracts due to delay in policy update An internal federal document obtained by The Canadian Press shows the Liberal government was planning to announce a long-studied revision to its so-called "integrity regime" in early February....
2019-06-01 21:16

House approves federal minimum wage hike to $15 an hour Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage (all times loca...
2019-07-19 02:16

Federal panel reverses ruling that tossed Ky. ethics rules FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal appeals court has reversed a lower court’s ruling that lifted Kentucky’s ban on gifts and donations from lobbyists to lawmakers. The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals wrote in an opinion Thursday that bec...
2019-05-31 01:16

E.P.A. Broke Rules in Shake-Up of Science Panels, Federal Watchdog Says The Government Accountability Office found that the administration “did not consistently ensure” that appointees to E.P.A. advisory boards met federal ethics requirements....
2019-07-15 21:16

Federal employees soon will have more options to withdraw money from their retirement accounts The Thrift Savings Plan is on schedule for a September launch of new account withdrawal options that will remove restrictions many investors long have been sore about....
2019-05-30 15:48

No federal charges for New York policeman in 2014 'I can't breathe' death The New York police officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold during an attempted 2014 arrest, fueling the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, will not face federal criminal charges, Brooklyn's top federal prosecutor said on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 19:48

Federal grand jury probes GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy NEW YORK — A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, examining whether he used his position as vice chair of President Donald Trump's inaugural committee to drum up business deals with foreign leaders...
2019-07-08 17:32

Federal grand jury probing GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy NEW YORK — A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, examining whether he used his position as vice chair of President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee to drum up business deals with foreign leaders...
2019-07-08 20:48

Federal appeals court rules Trump can't ban critics on Twitter President Trump's desire to block critics on Twitter just hit another snag. A federal appeals court in New York has ruled that Trump is violating the First Amendment by blocking people he disagrees with on the social network. Public officials ...
2019-07-10 02:32

A federal appeals court panel is considering the future of the Affordable Care Act (NBC News) A panel of federal judges heard arguments against the Affordable Care Act Tuesday in the latest hearing that could put “Obamacare” in jeopardy. The court heard from Justice Department lawyers and attorneys repersenting 18 state...
2019-07-10 08:00

Federal Appeals Court Judges Appear to Back GOP Efforts to End Obamacare A federal appeals court panel seemed prone Tuesday to back Republican efforts to kill Obamacare, with judges questioning how much of a mandate President Barack Obama’s signature health care law can be since Donald Trump signed a law ending any penalt...
2019-07-10 07:48

Second sex-crimes case against Jeffrey Epstein shows reach of federal law Federal prosecutors in New York say their case stands apart from an earlier Florida case because the crimes were committed in the financier’s Manhattan mansion....
2019-07-09 16:00

Some federal prosecutors disagreed with decision to charge Assange under Espionage Act The prosecutors feared such charges posed serious risks for First Amendment protections and had other concerns, according to people familiar with the matter....
2019-05-25 03:16

President Trump can’t block you on Twitter, federal court rules A US federal court has ruled today that President Donald Trump can’t block his haters on Twitter. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit situated in New York said that since Trump uses the social network to communicate matters rela...
2019-07-10 08:16

Federal judge moves forward on census citizenship question A federal judge will rule on case questioning if the basis of the Trump administration wanting to add a 2020 census citizenship question is discriminatory....
2019-07-06 21:00

Federal prison guard convicted of raping inmate will get new trial A former Metropolitan Detention Center corrections officer accused of raping a female inmate is getting a new trial because prosecutors failed to turn over evidence that could potentially have exonerated him, according to court papers. A jury convict...
2019-07-06 00:16

Firm tied to political donor to pay $110M in federal probe WASHINGTON (AP) — A payment processor run by a prominent political donor will pay $110 million to settle U.S. charges the company knowingly processed transactions for merchants engaging in frauds. The Federal Trade Commission announced this week that...
2019-05-23 22:32

New federal rule aims to help cover meds for chronic conditions People with heart disease, osteoporosis and depression may be able to save money treating those conditions if their insurance companies decide to opt-in on a new federal rule....
2019-07-18 10:32

Jussie Smollett wants Chicago's lawsuit against him moved to federal court Jussie Smollett is steadfast on clearing his name of allegations he staged an elaborate hate crime against himself and wants the lawsuit that the city of Chicago filed against him moved from state court to federal court....
2019-07-04 20:32

Senator probing federal backing of loans to Subway franchisees Fast-food chain Subway has raised the ire of a US senator, The Post has learned. US Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) is investigating the federal government’s backing of loans to Subway franchisees amid complaints — first reported by The Post — t...
2019-05-23 19:32

Oil pipelines remain contentious as more provinces opposed to federal carbon tax Premiers Scott Moe and Francois Legault find common ground in wanting Ottawa out of what they see as provincial territory, but remain split on pipelines....
2019-07-11 02:16

UPDATE 1-U.S. asks federal court to throw out Huawei lawsuit The U.S. government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd that claimed the United States had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
2019-07-05 01:32

Florida inmate charged with threatening to bomb federal buildings PENSACOLA, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida inmate made several bomb threats that led to evacuations at two federal buildings. An FBI complaint says 24-year-old Noah Stirn faces federal charges of interstate threats involving explosives and mailing i...
2019-05-21 17:32

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and away from children....
2019-05-21 21:32

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

Opioid maker agrees to pay $225M to settle federal probes WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics has agreed to pay $225 million to settle federal criminal and civil investigations. The settlement announced Wednesday includes a five-year deferred prosecution agre...
2019-06-06 01:16

Drugmakers Sue to Block Federal Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Three pharmaceutical companies sued the federal government to prevent a proposal requiring drug manufacturers include the list price of prescription drugs in television ads....
2019-06-15 01:16

Paul Manafort transferred to federal prison in lower Manhattan Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign manager, has been moved from a federal lockup in Pennsylvania to a lower Manhattan prison, a source said. Manafort, who was sentenced to more than seven years in March for financial crimes, also faces ...
2019-06-18 09:32

Joe Biden says he still supports ban on federal funding of abortions, after apparent reversal Biden's continued support of the Hyde Amendment, first reported by NBC News, comes about a month after Biden said that he opposed the amendment....
2019-06-05 23:32

Federal Prosecutors Don’t Have to Disclose Secret Flynn Transcripts, Judge Says The federal judge’s order means that prosecutors will not be required to make public highly classified conversations between Michael T. Flynn and a Russian diplomat....
2019-06-05 04:32

Man in body armor fires shots outside federal building in Dallas Video has emerged of a man clad in body armor who fired several shots with a rifle outside a federal building in Dallas on Monday before being wounded by police and taken into custody, according to reports. In the footage tweeted by a KDFW editor, th...
2019-06-17 19:00

Trump ending fetal tissue research by federal scientists WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes. Officials said Wednesday government-funded research by universities will be allowed to continue, sub...
2019-06-05 19:48

Trump aims to slash number of federal advisory committees WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the need for advisory commit...
2019-06-15 03:16

Alberta launches promised constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax The government said the federal tax, which is imposed on any province that doesn't establish its own policy, "disrupts the balance of Canada's federation."...
2019-06-20 21:00

Federal Judge Bars ICE From Immigration Arrests at Massachusetts Courthouses (BOSTON) — A judge has barred federal authorities from arresting people at Massachusetts courthouses for civil immigration violations while a lawsuit challenging the practice plays out. U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani issued the decision Thu...
2019-06-20 22:32

Federal officials: 2019 wildfire season could be worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat could last into Aug...
2019-06-16 11:48

Elections Canada will not use social media ‘influencers’ in federal campaign Elections Canada has scrapped plans to use social-media "influencers" to persuade young Canadians to register to vote in this fall's federal election....
2019-06-21 01:16