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Skirting U.S. sanctions, Cubans flock to cryptocurrency to shop online, send funds

Jason Sanchez, 35, was able to start buying spare parts online last year for his cellphone repair shop in Havana thanks to the advent of cryptocurrency trading in Communist-run Cuba....

Skirting U.S. sanctions, Cubans flock to cryptocurrency to shop online, send funds

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Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Cubans resort to Bitcoin to bypass US sanctions’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Planck used to say: Shleppppppp i...
15:42 2019-09-14

Cuba’s government is considering using cryptocurrency to bypass US sanctions Cuba‘s government is eyeing the potential use of cryptocurrency to boost its economy. The proposal forms part of a series of measures seeking to improve the country’s deepening criss exacerbated by US sanctions. The new measures were announced this w...
11:56 2019-07-03

Trump officials defend decision to send FEMA funds to ICE ahead of Hurricane Dorian (NBC News) — Trump administration officials said Sunday that transferring $155 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Disaster Relief Fund to Immigration and Customs Enforcement won’t affect the federal government...
06:28 2019-09-02

Amazon and Western Union team up to make it easier to shop online, then pay with cash Amazon will enable shoppers to buy online, then head to Western Union to pay with dollars, making it easier for those who prefer or need to use cash.       ...
19:42 2019-09-18

U.S. Sanctions Iran's Central Bank, Says It Will Send Military Forces to Saudi Arabia The U.S. said it would send military forces and hardware to Gulf allies and moved to sever some of Iran’s last ties to world markets on Friday, while preparing to outline a case for international action next week when world leaders gather at the Unit...
14:42 2019-09-21

'Firm actions' on supertanker by Gibraltar send clear sanctions message: UK PM May's spokesman Britain welcomed on Thursday the "firm actions" by Gibraltar to detain a supertanker on suspicion of carrying crude oil to Syria, saying the move sent a clear message that the violation of EU sanctions was unacceptable....
14:28 2019-07-04

Trump to send more troops to Poland, protect Germany with Nord Stream sanctions The US and Polish presidents agreed that the US would deploy 1,000 additional US troops. Military hardware and LNG sales were agreed, and Trump mooted Nord Stream 2 sanctions to protect Germany from Russia....
02:42 2019-06-13

US sanctions Argentina-based online pharmacy WASHINGTON (AP) — United States is designating the Argentina-based online pharmacy Goldpharma and eight Argentine citizens as significant foreign narcotics traffickers. The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control says Gold...
19:28 2019-05-23

UN cybercrime chief: Cryptocurrency makes investigating online child abuse tougher The head of the United Nation’s cybercrime and anti-money-laundering branch has warned that investigating online child sexual abuse has become considerably more difficult since the advent of cryptocurrency. Neil Walsh told Australia’s ABC the true sc...
12:42 2019-08-29

Kind Words Is A Game Where You Send Confessional Letters To Online Strangers “I always read the stuff people send me the wrong way,” a stranger on Kind Words, a new PC game where you write and receive confessional letters. “I read it as if they are upset with me and don’t want to talk to me. They’ve always told me this isn’t ...
21:00 2019-09-13

U.S. imposes sanctions on Argentina-based online pharmacies for opioids The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday placed sanctions on Goldpharma, an Argentina-based network of online pharmacies that it said contributed to the opioid crisis by selling clandestinely produced narcotics to customers in the United States....
18:42 2019-05-23

‘Big Boss’ billionaire indicted on charges of skirting U.S. aluminum tariffs A federal grand jury indicted Zhongtian Liu on charges of smuggling enormous quantities of aluminum into the country and evading $1.8 billion in anti-dumping duties....
01:56 2019-08-01

'Skirting ethical rules': Trump's key staff under investigation at interior agency Based in part on reporting by the Guardian last year, a non-partisan group alleged a ‘disturbing pattern of misconduct’Following allegations of a “disturbing pattern of misconduct” at Donald Trump’s interior department, based in part on Guardian repo...
15:28 2019-05-21

Hurricane Lorena races north after skirting Mexico's Los Cabos resort The government of Mexico suspended hurricane warnings for parts of the Baja California peninsula as Hurricane Lorena headed north over the Gulf of California on Saturday, after skirting the resort area of Los Cabos....
19:14 2019-09-21

Cubans seek to revive little-known tango legacy Cuba may be known now for upbeat salsa, but long before that genre even emerged its Afro beats fed into the melancholic Argentine tango which was widely popular on the Caribbean's largest island....
14:14 2019-07-19

U.S. seeking to make Cubans seek asylum in Honduras: minister Honduran Foreign Minister Lisandro Rosales said on Tuesday that negotiations with the United States could make Cuban migrants passing through the Central American country seek refuge there....
08:00 2019-09-18

U.S. ramps up returns of asylum seekers to Mexico, adding Cubans The United States is more than doubling the number of asylum seekers it returns to Mexico in one city and adding groups like Cubans as it rapidly expands a policy to make migrants wait out claims south of the border, Mexican and U.S. officials said....
23:14 2019-06-21

More Cubans seek asylum in Mexico amid clampdown on legal path to US US-bound Cubans used to encounter far fewer obstacles on the migration passage, but that’s changed due to crackdownsYatsel Jerez Ramón has been in Mexico for six weeks, and so far, nothing has gone well for the Cuban migrant trying to reach the Unite...
20:56 2019-09-03

Five Cubans discovered on makeshift sailboat in Florida Keys, US Coast Guard says Members of the U.S. Coast Guard intercepted a makeshift sailboat off the coast of the Florida Keys on Friday afternoon and discovered five Cuban nationals on board, officials said....
16:00 2019-07-20

U.S. imposes sanctions on people, firms it says helped North Korea evade sanctions The United States has imposed sanctions on two people and three firms and identified a blocked ship that it says helped North Korea evade sanctions, the Treasury Department said in a statement on Friday....
18:42 2019-08-30

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran's Foreign Minister Amid Rising Sanctions The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions against Iran's foreign minister, Mohammed Javad Zarif, effectively slamming the door on the country's top diplomat....
03:42 2019-08-01

200 Years Before the ‘Send Her Back’ Chants, This U.S.-Backed Effort Tried to Send Free Black Americans ‘Back’ Whether or not they knew it, the crowds who cheered President Donald Trump at a July 17 rally in North Carolina by chanting “send her back” in reference to Rep. Ilhan Omar were part of a long American story of telling certain people they ...
00:42 2019-07-23

Consumers won’t flock to 5G as quickly as they did with 4G The adoption of the fifth generation (5G) of cellular technology will be slower than 4G in the consumer space due to various factors, an industry expert said. Speaking to TechRadar Middle East, Sukhdev Singh, vice-president at market research and ana...
18:00 2019-07-07

Celebs flock to FaceApp - but what are the risks? An app which artificially alters faces to make them look older has gone viral on social media over the past few days, with people rushing to download it and take part in the #FaceAppChallenge....
13:14 2019-07-18

Investors Flock to Gold ETFs Gold exchange-traded funds are regaining their luster. Investors poured about $2.6 billion into gold-backed ETFs in July, the highest total since March 2013, data from the World Gold Council show....
16:14 2019-08-16

Instagrammers flock to toxic lake for selfies An industrial dump site in Siberia whose turquoise lake resembles a tropical paradise has become a magnet for Instagrammers.       ...
19:42 2019-07-17

Venezuelans flock to Peru before new entry requirements Venezuelan citizens were rushing to enter Peru Thursday less than two days before it imposes new entry requirements on migrants fleeing the crisis-wracked South American nation....
02:42 2019-06-14

GTA Online opens in-game casino amid online gambling debate Rockstar just opened up the first casino in Grand Theft Auto Online, the Diamond, where players can pay real money to gamble in game. The casino has been empty for the first six years of GTA Online‘s existence (side note: I feel old). The resort has ...
06:28 2019-07-24

Tourists flock to Uluru before ban, straining sacred site Tourists to Australia’s Uluru, a massive sandstone monolith in the heart of the Northern Territory’s dry “Red Centre”, are flocking to climb the land structure before soon being banned from doing so....
21:28 2019-07-11

More Than 2 Million Muslims Flock to Mecca For Beginning of the Hajj (MECCA, Saudi Arabia) — More than 2 million pilgrims were gathered in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia on Friday to perform initial rites of the hajj, an Islamic pilgrimage that takes the faithful along a path traversed by the Prophet Muh...
07:00 2019-08-10

| Aussies flock to Kiwi migration site after election The number of Australians making online queries about migrating to New Zealand has surged after conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison's shock election win, official data showes....
11:56 2019-05-22

New Yorkers flock to Central Park to play with birds They were winging it in Central Park Saturday. More than 400 people turned out for the New York City park rangers Raptor Fest, an annual event that aims to inform New Yorkers about the wildlife found in the Big Apple, beyond the concrete jungle. Amid...
08:14 2019-09-15

Fox News viewers flock to Trump’s holiday speech Fox News Channel viewers gave the network unusually high ratings for the Fourth of July because it aired President Donald Trump’s Washington parade and speech...
18:14 2019-07-11

Climbers Flock to Uluru Before a Ban, Straining a Sacred Site A rush of visitors to the central Australia monolith ahead of an Oct. 26 deadline has brought an increase in trash, trespassing and illegal camping, officials say....
21:28 2019-07-11

8chan: ex-users of far-right site flock to new homes across internet Site’s shutdown in wake of El Paso shooting likely to drive users to other, similar sites – as well as mainstream social mediaFormer members of 8chan have scattered across the internet after the far-right site was shut down over the weekend, finding ...
10:56 2019-08-09

Russians Flock to Easy Loans as Income Dips More ordinary Russians have come to depend on easy loans to buy goods, maintain a certain lifestyle or simply to survive. As some of them spend nearly 40% of their wages on loan repayments, top officials worry the borrowing bubble might blow up in 20...
18:56 2019-08-04

As millions flock to Area 51, scientists say extraterrestrial life isn't impossible Two million people signed up on Facebook to go alien hunting at the highly classified US air force facility Area 51. Are they crazy or is there something to it? What would happen if we came into contact with aliens?...
18:42 2019-07-31

Tourists flock to visit Chernobyl after HBO airs its popular series Tourists have flocked to Chernobyl, Ukraine to see the disaster zone and nuclear power plant depicted in HBOs new series "Chernobyl."       ...
23:56 2019-06-11

iPhone 11 preorders start strong as consumers flock to the Pro models There’s no getting around the fact that iPhone sales over the past few years have been somewhat stagnant at best. This, though, shouldn’t come as much of a surprise given that iPhone users are holding onto their devices for much longer th...
19:14 2019-09-18

Space-obssessed tourists flock to Chile for solar eclipse LA SERENA, Chile — The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region’s clear skies. In Coquimbo, a region spanning the Pacific c...
20:42 2019-06-10

2020 presidential hopefuls flock to Iowa State Fair It’s a fried-food mecca — and political minefield. The Iowa State Fair kicked off Thursday and a roster of 2020 presidential hopefuls will rotate through the event that’s served up make-or-break moments for past candidates alongside...
01:14 2019-08-09

Foodies, faithful flock to Metro Detroit Ramadan festivals Shortly before midnight, a buzzing crowd stood patiently in a line that bent around the corner of a community center and stretched far back into the night....
19:28 2019-05-31

Junkies again flock to reopened 32nd Street pedestrian plaza If you build it, they will slum. Like the swallows to Capistrano, junkies are again flocking to West 32nd Street near Penn Station now that the city Department of Transportation has reinstalled a controversial pedestrian plaza there, according to loc...
08:00 2019-08-06

Futures turn lower as investors flock to bonds, gold U.S. stocks futures turned lower on Wednesday after investors flocked to safe-haven gold and U.S. government bonds amid worries over the escalation in U.S.-China trade war denting global growth....
15:00 2019-08-07

Russia: Plane crash-lands after hitting flock of birds A Ural Airlines plane carrying over 200 people managed to land in a cornfield near a Moscow airport after a flock of birds hit the plane's engines. The pilot and crew have been hailed as heroes for saving the passengers....
18:42 2019-08-16

Targeted in Walmart attack, Hispanics in El Paso flock to firearms classes More El Paso residents than ever before crowded into a class over the weekend to become certified to carry a concealed gun in public in Texas after this month's mass shooting at a Walmart store that killed 22 people....
14:56 2019-08-13

Instagrammers flock to cliffs where woman taking selfie plunged to death On the morning of Aug. 17 at around 11:20 a.m., a woman slipped off a cliff in the suburbs of Sydney, Australia, and plummeted to her death. Just a short time later, as helicopters still swarmed overhead, visitors treading in her steps at the scenic ...
01:00 2019-08-27

EBay beats estimates as more shoppers flock to site, shares rise EBay Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Wednesday, as efforts to make its platforms easier to navigate attracted more customers, coupled with growth in its advertising and payments businesses....
01:14 2019-07-18

Inside Trump's DC hotel, where allies and lobbyists flock to peddle their interests Fossil fuel interests, pro-gun groups, foreign delegations and all manner of allies visit the Trump International Hotel to cozy up to the administration, say watchdogsOn 25 July, the conservative Heartland Institute is slated to host a one-day meetin...
10:01 2019-07-18

Hundreds flock to El Paso shooting victim’s funeral after public invite Hundreds of mourners from around the country flocked to the funeral of a stranger on Friday — an El Paso Walmart shooting victim whose husband had invited the public to help him mourn her. Margie Reckard, 63, died when a racist gunman opened fire at ...
10:00 2019-08-17

Russian plane crash-lands outside Moscow after striking flock of gulls A Russian passenger jet flew into a flock of birds then crash-landed in a cornfield just outside a Moscow airport Thursday, according to Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency....
15:28 2019-08-16

Children flock to play on seesaws mounted on US/Mexico border fence California professor of architecture Ronald Rael designed a set of seesaws to be installed at the US/Mexico Border. The toys have been played with by both US and Mexican families.        ...
19:00 2019-07-31

All 3 Leaders Of Upendra Kushwaha's Party Flock To Nitish Kumar's Team After drawing a blank in the Lok Sabha elections, former Union minister Upendra Kushwaha's Rashtriya Lok Samata Party got yet another setback today as all three of its members in the bicameral......
16:28 2019-05-26

Flock of birds prompts South Korea to scramble fighter jets South Korea scrambled fighter jets after detecting an unidentified object flying near its border with the North — but the intruder turned out to be a flock of birds, officials said. The South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff earlier said radar detected “trace...
17:28 2019-07-01

Southwest expands Hawaii flights with $99 fares as tourists flock to the islands Southwest Airlines is expanding its Hawaii network with more flights from cities in California and between islands, pushing down competitor's shares....
14:42 2019-08-16

Hajj 2019: 1.8 million Muslims flock to Mecca to take part in holy pilgrimage Over 1.8 million Muslims have flocked to Saudi Arabia to take part in the annual hajj pilgrimage, with stunning pictures showing huge crowds at Mecca's Grand Mosque....
16:56 2019-08-08

UPDATE 1-EBay beats estimates as more shoppers flock to site, shares rise EBay Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Wednesday, as a multi-year effort to make its platforms easier to use attracted more customers, sending its shares up 5%....
23:56 2019-07-17

Fans flock to Abbey Road on the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' classic photo On August 8, 1969, the Beatles took staged a photo shoot for the cover of "Abbey Road," the last album the band recorded as a group (even though it was released before "Let It Be")....
22:56 2019-08-08

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Futures turn lower as investors flock to bonds, gold U.S. stocks futures turned lower on Wednesday after investors flocked to safe-haven gold and U.S. government bonds amid worries over the escalation in U.S.-China trade war denting global growth....
15:00 2019-08-07

‘Stranger Things’ fans flock to grocery store from famous ‘Eggo’ scene Fans like to re-create the Eggo scene onsite, and some even ask the store's manager to play the baffled employee and chase them out of the store. He usually obliges....
00:56 2019-08-22

‘Unidentified object’ flying over DMZ sparking media frenzy turns out to be flock of birds An “unidentified object” detected flying near South Korea’s border with North Korea that sparked a media frenzy and prompted the south to launch fighter jets on Monday turned out to be a flock of birds....
15:56 2019-07-01

23 injured as Russian plane crash lands in field after hitting flock of birds A passenger jet made an emergency landing in a field outside of one of Moscow's airports after colliding with a flock of birds, Russian officials said....
18:56 2019-09-02

| WATCH | Curious visitors flock to Nazi design expo, but selfies banned A Dutch museum has banned visitors from taking photos at a controversial exhibition of designs from Hitler's Nazi regime to stop them being "interpreted the wrong way"....
18:00 2019-09-20

Picture perfect: Chinese tourists flock to lake to recreate viral photos Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country's latest selfie craze....
17:56 2019-06-21

As candidates flock to Iowa State Fair, officials watch for African swine fever As Democratic presidential hopefuls flock to the Iowa State Fair this weekend, officials there will be on the lookout for an unseen intruder: African swine fever....
13:00 2019-08-09

Folkies flock to southwest Virginia for roots music, ground zero of country, bluegrass, Americana What was later segmented into country, bluegrass and Americana sounds was essentially created and fueled in a tiny Blue Ridge town.        ...
00:00 2019-08-13

2020 Democrats flock to McDonald's strikes as workers push for raise, harassment policy changes Kamala Harris will rally with McDonald's workers in Las Vegas, while Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker will join with striking workers in South Carolina....
15:42 2019-06-14

GTA 5 Online Casino Cars leak: 22 new cars revealed in Grand Theft Auto Online Update DLC Rockstar is rolling out a new update for Grand Theft Auto Online today, and as the update goes online for players, leakers are already starting to show us what's in store....
14:28 2019-07-23

The 5 best sales you can shop right now Apologies to your paycheck—these deals happening at Wayfair, Anthropologie, and other stores are just too good to miss.       ...
20:56 2019-09-20

Here are the 5 best times to shop With these shopping tips, you can figure out the best time — or at least a good time — to purchase almost anything.       ...
19:28 2019-07-18

'Shop Contest: Why So Serious? The world will get a new Joker film in October. But some folks, including some film critics, have already seen the film and the reviews are surprisingly positive. Maybe this new Joker movie is actually really good?! Or maybe it’s terrible? I don’t kn...
19:42 2019-09-01

'Shop Contest: Why So Serious, Winners! We live in a society that loves photo manipulation contests. So, after the first reviews of the upcoming Joker film went live last week, I asked you fine folks to create some images featuring the new and dark Joker....
04:28 2019-09-08

How to shop for the best clothes on Amazon Buying clothes online can be hit or miss, but there are tricks to finding amazing clothing on Amazon, like shopping in the Outlet or Boutique sections.       ...
21:56 2019-09-13

'Shop Contest: E3 2019 It’s that time of the year when we all gather around a computer screen or television and watch trailers and teasers. Surprises! Disappointments! Boring executives! Montages! Let’s have some E3 themed fun this week....
23:42 2019-06-09

Here's a Simple Way to Shop More Sustainably Forgo clothing and accessories that use polluting dyes. The downside? You may look like a scoop of vanilla ice cream, as the alternatives are almost always off-white....
21:28 2019-07-23

'Shop Contest: Oh No, Claptrap Borderlands 3 is out and that means Claptrap is back. Dread it. Run from it. Claptrap still arrives. He’s here to be funny and annoying. Oh and also meta. So let’s get meta and add Claptrap to some other things....
19:28 2019-09-15

The best deals and sales you can shop this week From early Prime Day deals to sitewide sales at popular apparel stores, there are some amazing opportunities to save on great stuff.       ...
22:28 2019-07-08

The 8 best Father's Day sales you should shop right now There are loads of sales happening for Father's Day at places like L.L.Bean, Home Depot, Ancestry.com, and more.       ...
17:56 2019-06-10

Shop Your June 2019 Horoscope! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
12:14 2019-06-01

Comparison Shop for Literally Anything Using 'Versus' Versus is a tiny website that does a tiny thing, and it does it very well. Enter a product or service—or anything at all—and Versus will tell you the alternatives. Search for Photoshop, and you’ll get comparable Adobe products Lightroom and Illustrat...
20:14 2019-06-21

All the best deals and sales you can shop this week We're watching for all the best sales so you can shop smarter and avoid fake "discounts" that aren't worth your time.       ...
17:42 2019-06-17

Shop Your September 2019 Horoscope! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
14:00 2019-09-01

'Shop Contest: E3 2019, Winners! Last week was E3 2019 and to celebrate that giant convention of trailers and teasers I asked you wonderful people to create some E3 announcements of your own. Things got a bit...strange....
22:42 2019-06-15

'Shop Contest: Happy Birthday! In a few days, August 20th to be precise, I celebrate my birthday. I’m having a party, but maybe you wonderful Kotaku readers can help plan a second party. But as I write about video games, legally it must be video game-related. Them’s the rules....
23:14 2019-08-18

Shop Your August 2019 Horoscope! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
12:28 2019-08-01

The Cleanest Car Repair Shop I've Ever Seen Is in Japan It’s always neat and interesting to see how people in other countries conduct their day-to-day business. A glimpse into a Japanese car repair shop reveals one that is cleaner than nearly any other office (let alone shop) I’ve ever seen....
19:42 2019-06-17

'Shop Contest: Danny Trejo Did you see the recent news about how Danny Trejo saw a car crash and jumped into action, saving a young child and then taking care of that kid until the scene was safe? That dude is cool. He should be in more video games! So......
23:42 2019-08-11

Tell us about your treasured charity shop finds To celebrate Second Hand September we would like to see photos of your favourite charity shop clothesThis September Oxfam is asking people to opt out of buying new clothes and instead go for secondhand items from charity shops. Second Hand September ...
11:56 2019-08-29

Five apps you've never heard of that teens are using to shop E-commerce giants like Amazon and eBay top the chart of most-used retail apps, but a few you might not have heard of are quickly rising in the ranks....
14:28 2019-08-06

The best deals and sales you can shop this Monday Nothing makes a Monday go by faster than a little online shopping, especially when you can save some money and get something you'll love.       ...
19:56 2019-06-17

'Shop Contest: Switch Lites For Everyone The Switch Mini Lite was revealed and it looks sooooo good. I already own a Switch and never play it in portable mode, but I still want one of these brightly colored mini consoles. And I bet others do too. So......
19:28 2019-07-14

This week in Savage Love: Shop around I’m a straight cis woman in my early 40s and a single mother. I have not dated or hooked up with anyone in years. While I miss dating, the biggest issue right now is that my sex drive is off the charts. While watching porn and masturbating once my ch...
09:56 2019-06-12

Warren's Campaign Is Now a Union Shop On Tuesday night, the Wall Street Journal reported Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s campaign staff will unionize. The union will be represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320; the union’s business manager told the Journal t...
16:42 2019-06-05

The best Fourth of July sales you can shop right now Fourth of July deals are here and you can save on mattresses, appliances, and so much more this Independence Day.       ...
00:28 2019-06-29

Peckish penguins pop by sushi shop A pair of sneaky penguins were found hiding in a sushi shop near Wellington train station in New Zealand. (July 17)        ...
16:28 2019-07-17

Be Prepared For the Worst With This Shop-Vac, Now Cheaper Than Ever You don’t need a Shop-Vac until you really, really need a Shop-Vac, so prepare for the leaks life throws your way with this 8-gallon model, marked down to an all-time low $73 today. Unlike a regular vacuum that you can only use on dry messes, a Shop-...
16:14 2019-08-16

'Shop Contest: Keanu Reeves This isn’t the most surprising contest, I know. But look, what else was I going to do? The internet loves Keanu Reeves and he just appeared at E3 this past week. Let’s honor Mr. Theodore Wick Neo himself and add him to more video games. The world nee...
21:42 2019-06-16

Shop Your July 2019 Horoscope! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. Can......
12:28 2019-07-01

'Shop Contest: Freelancing After Making Super Mario Maker 2 was recently released and I’ve got Mario Maker 2 on the brain. I also wonder if making levels pays very well? Probably not. So construction Mario and his bro must work some side gigs to help make ends meet....
18:56 2019-07-07

'Shop Contest: National Mustard Day, Winners! Happy National Mustard Day! Grab your bottles of mustard and start eating stuff covered in that spicy, yellow sauce. This magical day only comes once a year, so take advantage of it! To celebrate the holiday, I asked you wonderful folks to create som...
03:00 2019-08-04

The Meatball Shop's mouthwatering menu Go inside the New York-based chain that's elevating a staple of American comfort food in an endless variety of ways.       ...
20:28 2019-09-01

'Shop Contest: That Weird Switch Teaser Hey, remember a few days ago when Nintendo quietly dropped a teaser for some weird peripheral or game for the Switch? It looks like it might be a Wii Fit or Wii Sports successor. It also looks really silly....
10:56 2019-09-09

Trying to save money on buying a car? Shop for a loan first With the cost to own a new vehicle rising, it’s more important than ever to be smart about the process from start to finish.       ...
00:42 2019-06-19

Celtics shop Baynes to clear cash Kyrie Irving and Al Horford are expected to opt out of their contracts with the Boston Celtics, who are placing center Aron Baynes on the block to clear a total of $23 million in salary cap space, ESPN reported Thursday....
18:28 2019-06-20

How to shop with Alexa and get early access to deals ZDNet breaks down all of the ways that Amazon Prime members can use Alexa to shop, find the best deals, track their packages, and more when shopping on Amazon....
18:28 2019-07-17

By The Gods, I Just Want To Hang Out At Charon's Shop In Hades Escaping the House of Hades is no easy task. The ever-changing pathways through the Underworld are filled with danger—vicious specters prowl, eager for a kill, and traps are scattered everywhere. The music is a steady, pulsating rhythm to amplify tha...
19:28 2019-08-24

What's Actually Worth Buying at the Duty-Free Shop As if your vacation needed more opportunities to spend money, you find yourself considering the duty-free shop at the airport. Sure, you can walk past some of them, keeping your money deep in your pockets as you seek an appetizing pre-flight snack. B...
03:28 2019-07-18

You can build a thriving eCommerce shop with fesh. If you haven’t tried to tackle one before, raising an eCommerce site to function correctly takes some serious back-end know-how. Or you can just let fesh. do all the heavy lifting for you with their all-in-one fesh. eCommerce Shop Builder plan. A lif...
00:42 2019-07-12

'Shop Contest: National Fried Chicken Day Next weekend on July 6th, we all celebrate National Fried Chicken Day. Or at least we should. So instead of waiting until next weekend to do this contest, let’s get a jump on the festivities now!...
19:56 2019-06-30

'Shop Contest: Happy Birthday, Winners! I’m back after a weekend away. Did you miss me? I had a wonderful birthday and vacation and now I return to judge your creations for our latest contest. I asked you folks to throw me some video game parties and most of you did just that....
03:28 2019-09-01

'Shop Contest: Danny Trejo, Winners! Last week I asked you folks to create some images to honor and celebrate the man, myth, and legend himself, Danny Trejo. He recently saved a small child from a car crash, on top of other cool stuff....
12:00 2019-08-18

This Sandwich Shop Is Florence's Most Legendary Street Eat A visit to Florence city would not be complete without a trip to one of its most iconic eateries - All'Antico Vinaio. A video by Insider explores what makes this sandwich shop Florence's most......
13:28 2019-06-20

'Shop Contest: Keanu Reeves, Winners! I’m back, after taking a weekend off. I feel refreshed and ready to judge. Two weeks ago, you fine folks were tasked with creating images featuring the internet’s favorite actor, Keanu Reeves. I got a LOT of entries, so I’m sorry if your picture didn...
01:28 2019-06-30

'Shop Contest: Finding The Next Twitch Superstar Ninja, the former Twitch superstar, has left the popular streaming service and is now only on Mixer. This leaves a gap for someone else to jump into Twitch streaming and become the next Ninja! Let’s figure out who that next famous streamer might be....
00:56 2019-08-05

Browse Airbnb When You're Tempted to Stress Shop As much as I hate to admit it, I’m a stress shopper. More specifically, I’m an online stress shopper. I was never really a “mall person”—even in the ‘90s when “likes to go shopping” was considered a personality trait for young women....
21:28 2019-06-06

'Shop Contest: Death Stranding Baby We finally have a release date for Death Stranding and it actually turns out this game is coming out and will soon be playable. WEIRD! The star of these past trailers hasn’t been Mads Mikkelsen or any other actors. Instead, the real star has been tha...
19:00 2019-06-02

'Shop Contest: Switch Lites For Everyone, Winners! The new Switch console, the Switch Lite, looks like a pretty piece of candy. I want one, even though I don’t need one. I assumed others felt this way, so I asked you wonderful people to hand out Switch Lites to anyone you felt like. I got a lot of g...
23:56 2019-07-20

The 8 best Father's Day sales you should shop this month There are loads of sales happening for Father's Day at places like L.L.Bean, Home Depot, Ancestry.com, and more.       ...
00:14 2019-06-09

Facebook wants Quill to be a one-stop shop for VR animators Facebook's Quill is a tool that helps artists create virtual reality illustrations and animations, and the latest version will offer them more ways to realize their visions. Quill 2.0 has additional features allowing animators to make their crea...
22:28 2019-08-01

'Shop Contest: The Next Twitch Superstar, Winners! Ninja has left Twitch and is now streaming only on Mixer. This has left a large hole at that website. Who will step up to be the next Ninja? Sure, some already popular streamers at Twitch might be better candidates for taking over the top spot. But m...
03:00 2019-08-11

Follow the thread: the old draper’s shop that's a new home Textile designers have run a series of large ribbons through this restored Victorian shop, now converted into a home with clues to its working pastThe highly tailored home that Helen and Andrew Magowan have created for themselves is full of stories. ...
19:28 2019-06-08

Local shop changes name over offensive language concerns TUCSON – A local Tucson shop recently had to change names because the language could be considered offensive. The name was Creative Tribe. It was to try and convey inclusiveness and togetherness, but people in the Native American community enli...
18:14 2019-07-03

This shop sells over 20 flavors of rice pudding Rice to Riches in NYC sells 21 flavors of rice pudding. We tried the three most popular flavors: chocolate chip, chocolate hazelnut, and raspberry. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. See Also:Dalgona is a popular Korean street snackThis ice c...
13:14 2019-07-19

Vase bought for $1 at thrift shop could be worth $100,000 When a bargain hunter in England listed a small vase purchased at a local thrift shop on eBay, they couldn’t possibly have expected their $1.23 investment to turn into almost $100,000....
18:14 2019-09-05

Bloomingdale’s debuts ‘Pride for All’ rainbow pop-up shop Get ready to ride the rainbow. The latest iteration of the Carousel — Bloomingdale’s fanciful rotating pop-up shop — is dubbed “Pride for All” and was curated by Out magazine Editor-in-Chief Phillip Picardi. Naturally, Picardi’s vision spotligh...
16:56 2019-06-21

'Shop Contest: Freelancing After Making, Winners! Construction work is hard work. So last week I asked you wonderful Kotaku readers to show me how the Mario Bros. make more money on the side. I got a whole bunch of...strange jobs. I’m not sure how well these pay, but I write about video games for a ...
09:42 2019-07-14

How Tim Hortons became a coffee shop darling in Canada but not in the US Tim Hortons is a one-stop shop in Canada. But while the company has been a darling among Canadians for years, the same can't be said for its footprint in the U.S....
21:28 2019-09-04

The Ultimate Japanese Tuning Shop That Disappeared There was a golden age of imports and tuning in Southern California, and Riki Yoshida was lucky enough to have been there for it. Born in Japan, Yoshida and his family emigrated to the United States when he was three, settling down in Torrance, Calif...
18:56 2019-06-21

Money Shop plans £18m customer payout pot One of Britain's biggest short-term consumer lenders is to ring-fence an £18m compensation pot for creditors as it prepares to wind itself up following a surge in customer complaints....
04:01 2019-07-16

10 fashion and beauty sales to shop this week before they're gone Welcome the autumn season in style with deals on summer clearance, marked-down beauty items, and everything in between.       ...
01:42 2019-09-10

Germany's oldest copy shop is still going strong after 200 years Berlin's Gipsformerei has been making plaster copies of famous sculptures since the early 19th century. It is one of the last places on Earth plying this unique craft, and against all the odds, its order books are full....
10:42 2019-08-29

Magna opens $1.38 billion paint shop in Slovenia The paint shop, which complements contract vehicle production at a Magna Steyr plant in Graz, Austria, started test runs in March. The new plant currently employs 200 people and is poised to employ an additional 200 workers....
22:42 2019-07-15

Lopez Obrador says will shop abroad if necessary to fix medicine shortages Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador vowed on Monday to alleviate a medicine shortage in public hospitals, pledging to shop abroad for essential drugs if necessary and blaming the situation on companies upset about his crackdown on overprici...
01:56 2019-05-28

Dentsu to Buy Marketing Shop MuteSix in a Bid for Startup Clients Dentsu has agreed to acquire the direct-to-consumer marketing agency MuteSix, as the agency holding company looks to forge new relationships with emerging brands....
20:42 2019-08-28

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2019: Shop These Best-Sellers Before They're Gone! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
19:14 2019-07-31

23 Father’s Day Gift Ideas For All the Impossible-to-Shop-For Dads Out There We journeyed to the furthest reaches of the e-commerce universe to bring you these can’t-miss gifts for fathers of all ages, interests, and general levels of stodginess....
19:28 2019-06-10

Reformation Has Set Up Shop In Selfridges – And It Promises Monthly Exclusives It will launch with 120 pieces, including extended sizes, with newness coming throughout the season – plus, a monthly batch of styles exclusive to the store...
10:14 2019-07-05

'How is this not inciting violence?': gun shop billboard targets the Squad North Carolina billboard calls congresswomen ‘The 4 Horsemen’ in what anti-gun violence advocates call an incitement to violenceA gun shop in North Carolina has erected an advertising billboard invoking an apocalyptic prophesy to mock the progressive...
19:14 2019-08-02

'Shop Contest: Let's Make Our Own Splinter Cell Sequel Over the last week and a half, it seems a lot of folks have been talking about Splinter Cell. This is because of a cruel joke Tweet from Ubisoft developers. But if Ubisoft won’t make a new Splinter Cell game, well then screw it, we will....
03:56 2019-05-27

Mesa woman accused of leaving her 2 kids in hot car to shop MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A Mesa woman is accused of negligent child abuse after allegedly leaving her two toddlers in a hot car while she went shopping for baby food at a supermarket. Mesa police say 23-year-old Jaimie Cassell was arrested Sunday afternoon...
04:14 2019-08-06

Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen shop for homes in the NYC ‘burbs New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Brazilian stunner Gisele Bündchen are looking at city schools for their brood. But that hasn’t stopped them from house hunting outside the city — in Greenwich, Conn., and Alpine, NJ. While the coup...
01:42 2019-08-01

Shop Nasty Gal's First Curve Swimwear Line for Sizes 0-20 We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
19:14 2019-05-21

Bidders invited to shop for retailer Karen Millen The Icelandic owner of Karen Millen has decided to kick off an auction of the fashion chain, paving the way for another of the high street's best-known brands to change hands....
21:00 2019-06-27

Chemical checkout: find out what could be hiding in your weekly shop Food additives commonly found in US bread, soft drinks and candy are all banned in Europe. Here’s how they end up in your cart – and how you can avoid them Continue reading......
08:56 2019-05-29

'Shop Contest: That Weird Switch Teaser, Winners! Last week, Nintendo dropped a strange teaser for a weird Switch fitness...thing. Now we know what it is and it looks kinda cool! But last weekend we had no idea. So I asked you wonderful Kotaku readers to get creative with the teaser and you didn’t d...
15:56 2019-09-15

Maryland gun shop robbery leaves 1 dead; 4 at large ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Maryland Police responding to a burglary at a Rockville gun shop say one person is dead and four others are at large and “armed and dangerous” after a clash with authorities. News outlets report five men used a stole...
14:42 2019-06-13

‘We’ve got to protect ourselves’: Some threaten to shop elsewhere if they can’t openly carry guns After multiple mass shootings in the United States, major retail chains, including CVS, Walgreens and Kroger, have joined Walmart in asking customers to stop openly carrying guns to their stores....
02:14 2019-09-07

Shop Prime Day 2019 early with these deals and steals The summer’s hottest sale is almost here: Amazon Prime Day begins at midnight on Monday, July 15th. And while the official start is days away, Amazon is releasing a select number of deals that you can shop now, ahead of the rush. From major dis...
19:28 2019-07-12

Another Diamond District jewelry shop was robbed: cops A man swiped a diamond watch worth $43,000 from a Midtown jewelry store Thursday, police said. The thief was browsing at the jewelry shop Flawless on W. 47th Street near 6th Avenue at about 1 p.m. when the heist occurred, officials said. “A guy came ...
22:42 2019-09-19

'Shop Contest: Death Stranding Baby, Winners! Last week your wonderful readers took the baby from Death Stranding and took it on some grand adventures. I got a ton of entries this week and narrowing it down to 1 winner and just 10 runner-ups was a hard task. Maybe as hard as taking a baby across...
05:42 2019-06-09

CBOE Livevol Launches New Data Shop Website CHICAGO , April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced that it has launched a new website, CBOE Livevol Data Shop, which offers clients a full suite of uniquely customizable market data sets......
07:28 2019-05-22

Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen shop for homes in the NYC ’burbs New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Brazilian stunner Gisele Bündchen are looking at city schools for their brood. But that hasn’t stopped them from house hunting outside the city — in Greenwich, Conn., and Alpine, NJ. While the coup...
14:28 2019-08-04

'Shop Contest: Game Of Thrones Finale, Winners! Last week, I asked you wonderful Kotaku readers to celebrate the end of Game Of Thrones by adding video game characters into the world of the show. Well, the finale aired and now the contest is over. Which is better? This contest or the finale. I’ll ...
01:00 2019-05-26

Starbucks apologizes to police for encounter in Arizona shop TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Starbucks is apologizing after an employee reportedly asked six police officers to leave or change their location in one of the company’s shops in a Phoenix suburb because another customer reported feeling unsafe. Starbucks said i...
21:56 2019-07-06

Moose crashes through pizza shop’s window in Maine Sorry, big guy. Restaurant’s closed. Police in the town of Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, say a moose crashed through the window of a now-closed pizzeria at about 1:30 a.m. on Friday morning. Matt Poole, an officer with the Piscataquis County Sheriff’s Offic...
00:42 2019-06-18

Car Stuck in the Shop? The New Waiting Room Has Movies and Manicures The service department accounts for half a dealership’s profits, on average, so some are trying to keep customers happy with amenities that include fitness centers and even massages....
23:14 2019-06-13

'Shop Contest: National Fried Chicken Day, Winners! I love fried chicken. From a fast food joint, a local diner or homemade, I love it all. So in celebration of National Fried Chicken Day, I asked you wonderful readers to create some images featuring video game characters and fried chicken. You didn’t...
02:28 2019-07-07

Video: Woman Steals Stroller From Shop - And Forgets Her Baby Behind Three women were caught on camera stealing a stroller from a store. Their theft attempt, however, was foiled when one of them forgot her baby inside the New Jersey store....
22:28 2019-08-26

Instagrammers, Pose With Pink Elephants, Colourful Confetti At This Shop The Selfie Factory pop-up at Westfield, one of Europe's biggest shopping centres, has seen thousands pass through the 20-odd themed booths and backdrops for quirky images to upload on social media....
08:42 2019-09-12

Coles relaunches Little Shop promotion despite criticism over plastic waste Mini replicas were previously discovered by environmental groups on beaches and in waterwaysColes is relaunching its Little Shop promotion with 30 new mini replicas, despite ongoing criticism from environmental groups about plastic waste.The promotio...
15:42 2019-07-12

How to Shop Target's 20th Anniversary Design Collection Before It Sells Out We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
15:00 2019-09-11

Bear named ‘Cheeseburger’ tries to swipe Colorado pot shop’s dumpster That’s not a honeypot! A Colorado black bear was caught on surveillance footage trying to break into — and then attempting to steal — a pot shop’s dumpster. Footage tweeted Tuesday by Colorado Parks and Wildlife shows the animal slinking ...
05:28 2019-07-25

The best back-to-school deals to shop on Prime Day 2019 — for all ages Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Prime Day 2019 is 48-hours this year, and we're keeping track of the best back-to-school deals below. We'll be updating this post in real-time, adding the best new deals as they surface and alerting you to sellouts. If ...
23:56 2019-07-15

Watch: Deer runs through thrift shop, exits through window A security camera at a thrift shop in Alberta captured the moment a confused deer ran through the store, took out a display and exited through a window....
20:14 2019-07-01

Driver killed when storm blows shop’s roof onto car in Kentucky A Kentucky driver was killed when a pawn shop’s roof crashed on top of his car during a severe thunderstorm, according to new reports. The roof blew off Wednesday afternoon in Prestonburg, trapping four cars — only one occupied, by a man...
17:42 2019-05-30

5 New York Fashion Week Spring 2020 Trends You Can Shop Now We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
12:28 2019-09-13

Ex-employee of famed comic shop accused of swiping $50K in merchandise Nearly $50,000 in comic books were ripped off from Colorado’s famed Mile High Comics shop — in what prosecutors determined was an inside job. Francisco Ysidro Ruiz, 39, was charged Tuesday after he allegedly stole 15 valuable comic books from t...
17:42 2019-06-21

Oro Valley Police to hold ’15th Annual Shop with a Teacher’ For the 15th consecutive year, Oro Valley Police and the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 53 will be celebrating a “Shop with a Teacher” event. Officers will be at the Oro Valley Target store on Oracle Road on Tuesday, August 20, at 2 p.m. It will be ...
15:00 2019-08-10

‘Most prisoners want to work’ – the shop where inmates’ crafts fill the shelves The Maine state prison’s labour programme not only gives prisoners a skill, but also prepares them for re-entry into societyWhen Kathy Ford stopped in at the Maine state prison showroom while on vacation from Pennsylvania with her friends, she didn’t...
18:28 2019-07-06

Jonathan Groff to lead ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ off-Broadway revival And it goes uptown! “Little Shop of Horrors,” the proudly weird sci-fi musical comedy with music by Alan Menken and book and lyrics by Howard Ashman, is getting its first proper off-Broadway revival steps from Times Square. Beginning Sept. 17 at the ...
02:56 2019-07-23

The best Labor Day sales on tech, mattresses, clothing, and more that you can shop this weekend Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Labor Day is on Monday, September 2. You can take advantage of many end-of-summer and Labor Day sales through September 2 and beyond. See our full list of online sales across mattresses and bedding, home and kitchen, ...
22:00 2019-09-02

Cuba's first 'sex shop' tackles taboos, fuels legalization calls An exhibit-cum-pop-up store of handcrafted dildos in Havana is throwing new light on sexual taboos in Cuba stemming from its macho culture and decades of isolation, and has re-ignited calls for the......
20:28 2019-06-27

'Shop Contest: Let's Make Our Own Splinter Cell Sequel, Winners! Last week I asked you, fine folks of Kotaku, to pitch some Splinter Cell sequel ideas, but only crossovers. That’s how we make this series big again. I got some wonderful entries this week and hopefully, Ubisoft is watching. I think we got some reall...
22:42 2019-06-01

Coffee shop with ‘hot’ shirtless male baristas opens in Seattle The Dreamboyz Espresso coffee shop opened this month in Seattle’s Capitol Hill, in the same location of a former LadyBug Bikini Espresso shop, which reportedly closed due to lack of business....
08:28 2019-09-20

Body Shop gets greener with refillable shower gel and activism zone New concept store in central London is attempt to return to roots of founder Anita RoddickThe Body Shop is going back to the future with a UK concept store that aims to return to the activist roots of its late founder, the environmental and human rig...
20:00 2019-09-17

Supreme: How an Upstart NYC Skate Shop Changed Fashion Forever An exclusive inside look at how James Jebbia's upstart New York clothing brand became a global streetwear powerhouse known for its drops and collaborations....
14:28 2019-07-24

Shop til they drop: the play that takes us inside an Amazon warehouse Using testimonies from anonymous workers, a new Edinburgh show explores what it’s like to work for the world’s richest company. Its creators takes us on a fact-finding tourA black box floats beneath our feet, containing a barrel of whey protein, 24 c...
07:56 2019-07-24

Wealthy weekender's guide: Where to eat, shop, stay, and party in the Hamptons Saunders & Associates; Samantha Lee/Business Insider The Hamptons, a series of beach towns dotting eastern Long Island, New York, are a popular summer destination for the wealthy. Business Insider spoke with Hamptons-based real-estate agent Diane S...
21:56 2019-08-31

Starbucks execs, police meet after incident in Arizona shop TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Starbucks executives have met with a suburban Phoenix police department after six officers were asked to leave one of the company’s shops because a customer felt unsafe. Tempe Officers Association President Rob Ferraro says ...
17:56 2019-07-09

Shop worker's body found behind freezer 10 years after disappearance Ten years after going missing, a supermarket worker has been found dead in a gap behind a freezer in the store - where he is thought to have taken a break....
05:56 2019-07-24

Inconvenience store: Tacoma shop’s facial recognition AI is a racist nightmare A convenience store in Tacoma has installed a facial recognition security system to deny customers entry unless they’re approved by an AI. This news has likely been well-received by the city’s discrimination attorneys. State-of-the-art facial recogni...
05:14 2019-07-02

Man gets tackled at bagel shop following rant about women and being short: 'You're not God or my father or my boss!' After footage of a short man ranting at customers at a bagel shop before getting tackled went viral, the star of the video apparently proclaimed that he’s the “Martin Luther King Jr” of short men....
22:28 2019-07-11

This shop in Seattle can fix the original Tesla Roadsters that Elon Musk left behind Carl Medlock used to work at Tesla. Now he's one of the few people in the U.S. that can fix the company's original Roadster electric vehicles....
06:56 2019-08-25

UK launches controversial chicken shop campaign to combat knife crime The British Home Office has launched a campaign to combat the UK's rising rates of knife crime using promotional material in fast-food shops. A backlash has ensued on social media amid suggestions of racial stereotyping....
03:00 2019-08-15

Body of Missing Indian Coffee Shop Tycoon Found in River (BANGALORE, India) — Fishermen on Wednesday found the body of an Indian coffee shop chain owner in a river, two days after he disappeared, police said. The body of Cafe Coffee Day founder V.G. Siddhartha has been identified, police Commissioner...
22:56 2019-07-31

Your Tesco shop could save you money on your new mobile phone deal and bills Tesco has announced some good news for its Clubcard holders that are in the market for a new smartphone or looking to save on their bills. You can now spend Clubcard points at Tesco Mobile, including buying a new phone. The best bit is that Club...
17:14 2019-06-19

Inside Hemen & Co: the tiny Kolkata sitar shop that supplied the Beatles George Harrison and Ravi Shankar were loyal customers. More than 70 years since it opened, this family business is still crafting instruments that last a lifetimeIn a dusty, crowded corner of south Kolkata, India, is a quaint 73-year-old musical inst...
19:14 2019-09-10

Livestock on the loose! Yak en route to butcher shop escapes into Virginia mountains A yak named Meteor was reportedly on its last ride when it escaped its trailer, fleeing into the Virginia mountains.        ...
05:00 2019-09-16

Outrage after police threaten family over four-year-old taking doll from shop Phoenix mayor apologises saying video makes her ‘sick’Police investigate and family makes $10m civil claimThe mayor of Phoenix, Arizona, has apologised after video footage emerged showing police officers pointing their guns and threatening to shoot a...
00:56 2019-06-17

'Something fishy': penguins detained by New Zealand police after sushi shop stakeout The flightless birds were found huddling near the grills under the shop, where it was warm“Waddling vagrants” in the form of two little blue penguins have been released by police after they were detained for setting up home under a Wellington sushi o...
05:28 2019-07-16

Reputed mobster pleads guilty to selling $40K of cocaine in gelato shop Would you like some coke with your gelato? A reputed associate of the Bonanno crime family copped a plea Thursday in a narcotics-trafficking scheme that involved the sale of $40,000 worth of cocaine in a Manhattan gelato shop. Salvatore Russo, 46, fa...
21:00 2019-09-05

Thief breaks into Subway sandwich shop, fixes himself chicken hero A hungry crook broke into a Subway sandwich shop in Washington DC and fixed himself a midnight snack, police said. The suspect, wearing a collard shirt and khaki shorts, broke into the store in the Northwest section of the city at about 1:50 a.m. on ...
18:42 2019-09-05

Knock-Off Shop Busted for Making Fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis in Brazil Police in Brazil’s southern state of Santa Catarina have apparently just shut down a factory making knock-off Ferraris and Lamborghinis that, based on the photos, actually didn’t look terrible. That’s probably why they came up on the real companies’ ...
16:28 2019-07-17

Smoke Shop Smashed: Intoxicated Driver Slowly Drives Through Store An Oklahoma woman was arrested Tuesday after she was caught on camera driving her car through a medical marijuana dispensary. Leslie Peake, 57, was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs. Ziggyz Cannabis store manager Chase Uhl was in the ...
04:00 2019-06-13

Starbucks apologizes after 6 AZ police officers reportedly asked to leave shop NBC NEWS – Starbucks apologized Saturday after an employee reportedly asked six officers to leave one of the company’s stores in a Phoenix suburb because a customer reported feeling unsafe. In a letter addressed to the Tempe Police Depart...
06:56 2019-07-09

Dairy Farmers Are Closing Up Shop. A Rite of Summer That Celebrates Them Lives On. Thousands of people in Wisconsin visit farms each June for a tradition known as the dairy breakfast. In one county where the industry struggles, two families kept the breakfast going....
13:56 2019-06-21

Todd Snyder opens a menswear shop in Tribeca’s former ‘Liquor Store’ It’s unusual for a new retail space to feel like a homecoming. But when American menswear designer Todd Snyder (whose fans include The Rock, Nick Jonas and Armie Hammer) steps into his new Tribeca shop, the nostalgia flows freely. “I was here way bac...
11:42 2019-09-20

Fortnite Fortbyte 6 Accessible with Yay Emote at an ice cream shop in the desert Location Fortbyte 6 of 100 is now live in the game with a clue that reads "Accessible with Yay Emote at an ice cream shop in the desert". Here's the location to help you locate this latest Fortbyte challenge puzzle piece....
16:14 2019-05-22

Kacey Musgraves just made this tiny Koreatown photo shop famous It’s not every day that one of the most famous people on the planet walks into your storefront business, and it’s perhaps even rarer that they’d take more than a marginal interest in its health and longevity. Still, that’s what happened to the owner ...
13:42 2019-08-30

Why Index Funds Are Not Always Your Best Choice If you can live with a long-run return that approximates the long-run growth of the economy (about 3%) plus inflation (about 2%), an S&P 500 index fund may be just what you need....
16:56 2019-05-21

Will MLP Funds Sell MLPs? MLPs are losing favor as big energy infrastructure companies convert to corporations. Although an MLP fund selling most of its MLPs might seem implausible, it represents a growing risk for their holders....
16:56 2019-05-21

Cryptocurrency 101: What every business needs to know There’s promise and peril in the still-evolving world of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ether. Here's everything individuals and businesses need to know about the basics of wallets, exchanges, and the next directions in this expanding ecosystem...
21:56 2019-06-18

All the best Fourth of July sales to shop during the holiday weekend — on mattresses, furniture, clothes, and more Old Navy While most of us celebrate Independence Day on July 4 with fireworks and barbecues, retailers are celebrating with big sales. We rounded up all the best sales happening now. From clothes to tech, you'll find the best deals below — and...
06:00 2019-07-04

Vineyard Vines arrives at Target on Saturday. How to shop the limited-edition collaboration Set your alarm clock if you're interested in shopping Target's latest designer collaboration, Vineyard Vines. The new collection goes on sale May 18.        ...
14:32 2019-05-21

Fortbyte 68 Found Within A Snowy Town Book Shop Location - Season 9 Guide Fortbyte 68 of 100 is now live in the game with a clue that reads "Found within a snowy Town Book Shop". Here's the location to help you locate this latest Fortbyte challenge puzzle piece....
17:14 2019-06-03

Legitimate opioid prescriptions increase risk for drug users who doctor shop About one in every 200 people prescribed opioids in 2016 had a family member who sought medications from multiple prescribers and to fill them at multiple pharmacies, a practice known as doctor shopping....
15:28 2019-05-21

Starbucks apologizes after police officers asked to leave shop because of customer complaint Starbucks apologized to police officers who asked to leave from its location in a Phoenix suburb after a customer said they didn't feel safe with cops present. ...
03:42 2019-07-07

Priceless Notes, Poems By Sahir Ludhianvi Found In Mumbai Scrap Shop A number of priceless handwritten letters, diaries, nazm, and black and white photographs of legendary Urdu poet-lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi were found at a scrap shop in Mumbai, and has been bought by......
00:14 2019-09-09

Maguire and Pérez show it still pays to shop in unheralded locations | Paul Wilson Statement spending can work in the Premier League but for every Virgil van Dijk there is a Paul Pogba or Romelu LukakuMike Ashley is the Premier League equivalent of Captain Rum – the seafarer from Blackadder who runs his ship in a contrary manner to...
14:42 2019-07-06

Starbucks shop boots police officers because customer ‘did not feel safe’ around them: reports Some police officers in Tempe, Ariz., say they were asked to leave a Starbucks coffee shop on the Fourth of July because a customer complained they “did not feel safe” with the cops present, according to reports....
07:14 2019-07-06

Police: California sex shop owner dies in blaze he started inside business The owner of a troubled California sex shop was identified Tuesday as the dead body found in the store over the weekend after authorities say he set his business on fire. ...
02:42 2019-09-19

Starbucks apologizes after police officers reportedly asked to leave Arizona shop http://x-default-stgec.uplynk.com/ausw/slices/e81/c0ab5584e67842a5a9ab685b5c0d943b/e8121ed0ac0d4a118a219268f34c9e11/e8121ed0ac0d4a118a219268f34c9e11_g.mp4 _____ Starbucks apologized Saturday after an employee reportedly asked six officers to leave on...
23:00 2019-07-07

Raiding Area 51? You'll find a sci-fi brothel, a gift shop and a bunch of desert A sci-fi brothel, an extraterrestrial souvenir shop and a fireworks dealer: This is the epicenter of the Area 51 raid to 'see them aliens.'        ...
15:56 2019-07-19

Starbucks apologizes after employee asks police officers to leave Phoenix shop Starbucks is apologizing after an employee reportedly asked six police officers to leave or change their location in one of the company's shops in a Phoenix suburb....
12:14 2019-07-07

Read This: How a rural gun shop's billboard represents MAGA culture's offline proliferation Much concern has been raised in the past few years about the role of social media in the iteration and spread of hateful rhetoric, and rightfully so. There is no shortage of stories of once-moderate or politically uninvolved family members getting...
01:14 2019-08-23

Body Shop and Aesop owner close to buying Avon in £1.58bn deal Brazil’s Natura Cosméticos reportedly expected to swoop on doorstep-selling firmThe Brazilian owner of the Body Shop has agreed to buy Avon Products in a deal that values the US cosmetics company at more than $2bn (£1.58bn), according to reports.Natu...
14:42 2019-05-22

Long Island bagel shop customer goes on bizarre tirade over dating apps A Long Island bagel shop customer was caught on camera lashing out at other patrons in a bizarre tirade about women rejecting him because of his short stature. “Why is it OK for women to say, ‘Oh you’re 5 feet’ on dating sites...
22:42 2019-07-10

Smithfield Foods says will not take U.S. farm aid funds Smithfield Foods, a subsidiary of China's WH Group, said on Friday it would not take money the U.S. farm aid program designed to offset losses from Washington's trade war with Beijing....
20:14 2019-05-31

Can't Say How Funds From RBI Will Be Utilised: Nirmala Sitharaman A day after the Central Board of Reserve Bank of India decided to payout Rs 1.76 lakh crore from its reserve and surplus to the government of India, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said......
20:14 2019-08-27

U.S. DOT awards 3 states AV research funds Michigan and Ohio received $7.5 million each while Virginia landed $15 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Automated Driving Systems Demonstration Grants....
01:56 2019-09-13

U.S. fed funds futures hit record volume at 1.29 mln - CME U.S. federal funds futures reached record one-day volume, totaling 1.29 million contracts, on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve signaled it was prepared to lower interest rates later this year, exchange operator CME Group said on Thursday....
17:56 2019-06-20

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital currency called Libra that will roll out for use in 2020 and allow the platform’s billions of users acro...
21:14 2019-06-18

FCA proposes ban on cryptocurrency products Financial Conduct Authority says crypto-assets are ill-suited to small investors and very volatileThe UK’s markets regulator has proposed a ban on financial instruments linked to digital cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, warning that such products co...
14:14 2019-07-03

Cryptocurrency Derivatives Face U.K. Ban A British regulator proposed a ban on selling derivatives based on bitcoin and other digital currencies to individual investors, calling these products “unsuitable investments” for nonprofessionals....
13:42 2019-07-04

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
01:56 2019-06-14

AT&T now accepts cryptocurrency, and it’s probably a bad idea American cell network operator AT&T has announced it’s accepting cryptocurrency as an online payment option. AT&T says it will be offering the payment method through cryptocurrency payment services provider BitPay. The mobile carrier will allow custo...
12:42 2019-05-24

You can now buy shares in this brewery using cryptocurrency Paying for coffee with Bitcoin is a common trope in the cryptocurrency industry, but what about beer? More specifically, what about buying shares of a beer company with Bitcoin? The edgy Scotland-based brewery BrewDog announced yesterday that it’s ex...
14:28 2019-07-05

China set to launch its own cryptocurrency China is preparing to launch a national cryptocurrency as part of a plan to expand further into financial technology.The system could be the most advanced cryptocurrency released to date, opening up the world's largest domestic market to the tec...
21:56 2019-09-06

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's Upcoming Cryptocurrency In case you hadn’t heard, Facebook’s working on a cryptocurrency. There have been plenty of rumors floating around on the secretive project, codenamed Libra, for a while now, but this week we saw the floodgates open with reports of a likely official ...
04:01 2019-06-08

Man who allegedly stole Super Bowl champion's rings stopped with help from 'Pawn Stars' shop An Arizona hotel employee was arrested earlier this month for allegedly stealing the Super Bowl rings of former Washington Redskins offensive lineman Mark May....
23:14 2019-07-18

Roslyn Pilmar, Evan Wald get 25 years to life in coffee shop owner’s murder A Brooklyn federal prosecutor whose father was hacked to death pleaded with a judge Monday to go easy on the killers — his own mother and uncle. Assistant US Attorney Philip Pilmar — whose wealthy businessman father, Howard Pilmar, was murdered by th...
00:14 2019-07-09

Permitted development changes: what do we need to know about buying a kebab shop under newly relaxed planning permission rules? We'd like to buy a vacant kebab shop under the Government's newly relaxed permitted development rules. What do we need to consider before we make enquiries?...
12:14 2019-06-04

Woman uses social media to find owner of wedding pictures found in thrift shop A woman who purchased a lunch bag from a California thrift shop made an unexpected discovery: a USB drive containing photos from a wedding nine years earlier....
19:00 2019-07-01

Why Target Date Funds Dominate The 401(k) Market Target Date Funds are soaring in popularity but they can vary widely. Here are some tips for investors looking to invest in one of the hottest growing areas of investing....
16:56 2019-05-21

| DRC ex-health minister questioned over use of Ebola funds Oly Ilunga, who resigned as DR Congo health minister last month, has been questioned as part of an inquiry into the use of public funds earmarked to tackle the Ebola epidemic, his lawyer says....
11:42 2019-08-28

Accused Terrorists Use Loopholes to Tap Frozen Funds Loopholes in U.N. Security Council sanctions procedures are allowing blacklisted al Qaeda and Islamic State terrorists and their supporters to tap their bank accounts despite a U.N. asset freeze, according to documents reviewed by The Wall Street Jou...
02:14 2019-06-20

| Legends to help raise funds for Small’s family The South African Rugby Legends Association has established a fundraising initiative in aid of James Small’s family following the former Springbok wing’s tragic death....
14:42 2019-07-19

Lloyds in £140m settlement with funds giant Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to pay £140m to Standard Life Aberdeen to settle a legal fight over the future of a £100bn asset management mandate....
14:14 2019-07-24

Argentine Vote Slams U.S. Bond Funds Yield-seeking investors everywhere are getting singed this week by the meltdown in Argentina’s markets following the victory of a populist candidate in the South American nation’s presidential primary election....
09:28 2019-08-14

Pension Funds Fell Short in 2019 Public pension plans fell short of their projected returns this year, adding to the burden on governments struggling to fund promised benefits to retired workers....
15:28 2019-08-06

100 UK towns will be able to apply for faster broadband funds As many as 100 towns across the UK will eligible for funding to improve broadband in their area as part of the government’s ‘Town Deals’ initiative.The £3.6 billion fund is aimed to supporting town regeneration for areas wit...
13:56 2019-09-06

Over 50 and Freelancing to Fill the Gaps in Retirement Funds Whether they chose to retire or were forced out of a job, a significant chunk of American workers over the age of 50 are finding they need to reinvent themselves....
08:14 2019-09-13

WHO: Ebola funds not enough to fight virus through end of 2019 The World Health Organization is running low on funding it needs to fight a deadly outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the United Nations health agency said Friday....
00:28 2019-09-14

Cboe Welcomes New FormulaFolios Funds to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed two new FormulaFolios funds to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
23:00 2019-05-21

Hedge funds chart course through 'IMO 2020' storm Shipping companies, refineries, freight derivatives or diesel cracks? Investment funds are placing their bets as the shipping sector prepares for new rules limiting sulfur emissions from ocean-going vessels....
07:56 2019-07-08

Lloyds to pay £140m to settle £100bn funds row Britain's biggest high street bank is to pay about £140m to Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) to settle a bitter legal fight over the future of a £100bn asset management mandate....
19:42 2019-07-22

U.S. federal funds rate fell below top-end of Fed's target The average interest rate on what the banks charge each other to borrow reserves overnight on Thursday fell below the upper-end of the Federal Reserve's target range for the first time this week in the aftermath of turmoil in money markets....
21:14 2019-09-20

Funds power up stake in £6bn UK nuclear fleet A consortium of infrastructure funds is in advanced talks to buy a stake in the UK's £6bn ageing fleet of nuclear power stations amid growing concerns about their reliability....
19:56 2019-09-14

Ex-minister accused of mismanaging Ebola funds Former Democratic Republic of Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3 million that were allocated to fighting the Ebola outbreak in the country, one of his lawyers told CNN on Monday....
21:42 2019-09-18

Ferrexpo says funds to Ukrainian charity may have been misappropriated London-listed mining firm says none of its directors or employees are implicatedThe London-listed mining company Ferrexpo has found that money donated by the company to a Ukrainian charity may have been “misappropriated” – but said that none of its d...
15:14 2019-08-30

Tech Tips: Cryptocurrency Business One major tech giant is trying to get into the cryptocurrency business, News 4 Tucson’s Quincey Hobbs takes a closer look on how it works. Learn more in the video below....
03:42 2019-07-06

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Read More...
04:28 2019-07-05

Telegram hasn’t given up on its ‘Gram’ cryptocurrency As Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra faces challenges from legislators, another social platform is getting ready to launch its own digital currency. According to a report in the New York Times, Telegram is aiming to launch its own coin, the Gram, ...
12:28 2019-08-28

Government Cryptocurrency Cop Heads to Law Firm The former government lawyer who managed Washington’s crackdown on cryptocurrency fraud is joining Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, a white-shoe law firm whose clients include some of Wall Street’s biggest banks and stock exchanges....
04:42 2019-08-21

Facebook set for grilling on Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is set to face further scrutiny on its ambitions to launch a cryptocurrency after "very serious concerns" were raised by senior US government members.The company is set to be questioned by the US Senate Banking Committee over its Libra crypt...
17:14 2019-07-16

Bitcoin 101: Your essential guide to cryptocurrency Thomson ReutersBitcoin is everywhere. The cryptocurrency is seemingly in the news every day as investors and businesses try to understand the future of this digital finance. But what is Bitcoin all about?See the rest of the story at Business InsiderS...
13:00 2019-08-05

Nonprofits using cryptocurrency to help needy Venezuelans BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela — Andreina Cordero started the year skipping meals so her three kids could eat. Her husband, a construction worker, was out of a job. And the family’s savings had been devastated by the nation’s hyperinflation, lim...
22:56 2019-05-22

Facebook is already awash with fraudulent ads about its own cryptocurrency Facebook revealed its cryptocurrency plans just a month ago, and already it's the subject of a wave of fraudulent ads. As The Washington Post reports, around a dozen fake accounts, pages and groups have appeared on Facebook and Instagram, presen...
18:14 2019-07-23

Government Panel Recommends Ban On Cryptocurrency The panel was set up in 2017 by the then finance minister, Arun Jaitley, after reports of extensive money laundering with the use of digital currencies...
19:28 2019-07-22

AT&T is the first major US wireless carrier to let you pay via cryptocurrency If you’re an AT&T mobile customer, and you have some extra bitcoin lying around that you’re not doing anything with, you can now use it to pay your phone bill. AT&T just became the first big US wireless carrier to announce that its custom...
04:56 2019-05-25

Why (Almost) Everybody Hates Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Facebook Inc. says its mission is to “bring the world closer together.” Its plans to launch a digital currency called Libra have succeeded in uniting central bankers and financial regulators from around the globe, along with U.S. President Donald Tru...
15:28 2019-07-16

The FBI wants help from victims of QuadrigaCX's cryptocurrency collapse Remember that wild cryptocurrency story from earlier this year? The one where a Canadian exchange shut down shortly after co-founder and CEO Gerald Cotten died, claiming he was the only one who could access its wallets. Wallets that should've st...
14:28 2019-06-05

The Cryptocurrency That's Leading the Pack in 2019 Our Cryptocurrency analysis showed subscribers a bullish Elliott Wave trade set-up on Cardano's price chart, namely: A third wave. See it for yourself....
21:14 2019-05-21

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
05:00 2019-06-14

Facebook's cryptocurrency may debut this month Facebook's long-rumored cryptocurrency may be on the cusp of launching, and with a few twists to boot. The Information sources say the digital money is expected to premiere later in June. The social network is reportedly planning a big push th...
05:00 2019-06-06

Hacker ordered to pay back almost £1m in cryptocurrency A hacker who carried out cyber attacks on dozens of firms including Sainsbury's and Uber while living at a caravan park in Kent has been ordered to pay back more than £900,000 in cryptocurrency he had stashed away....
00:42 2019-08-24

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

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms, but also raise privacy concerns. (June 18) &...
00:00 2019-06-19

Cryptocurrency Is "Not Money", Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump expressed his mistrust of cryptocurrency Thursday, saying it was "not money" and warning that those wishing to join the trade would have to abide by banking regulations....
08:42 2019-07-12

It sure looks like Apple is gearing up for more cryptocurrency apps At this year’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) the company is set to announce the release of “CryptoKit;” a cryptography-oriented tool kit for Apple developers. While the iPhone-maker avoids mentioning the magical words ‘blockchain’ and ...
20:42 2019-06-05

The Morning After: Facebook is launching its own cryptocurrency Happy Wednesday to you. If you're a Firefox user, update your browser. We'll wait. If you're into crypto, read up on Facebook's own take on digital currency (and explain it to me if you could). If you're into Quidditch and hi...
15:42 2019-06-19

Facebook could announce its own cryptocurrency next month Public interest in cryptocurrency could be set for a rebound as social media giant Facebook is planning to announce its own digital coin later this month according to a new report from The Information.Last year, the company appointed former PayPal ex...
19:28 2019-06-06

Libras unhappy with name for new Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook's new Libra cryptocurrency won't be seen until next year, but an unusual chorus of criticism is already being heard -- specifically, from persons born between Sept. 23 and Oct. 23....
21:28 2019-06-19

What’s a cryptocurrency exit scam and how do I spot one? Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. Google ‘cryptocurrency’ and the likelihood is you’ll see ‘exit scam’ somewhere in the results. But, what ar...
18:28 2019-07-16

Mastercard is assembling its own cryptocurrency team Big payment companies face revolutionary pressures from the development of digital money. Mastercard, which is partnered with Facebook on its Libra cryptocurrency announced in June, is now putting together its own cryptocurrency team. “Do you have th...
23:14 2019-08-18

Rick Santorum Is a Cryptocurrency Guy Now, Apparently In what is either an incredible blockchain-enabled monetization opportunity or a sign that perhaps the gears are finally starting to fall out of this thing, Republican politician, failed presidential candidate, and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Sa...
08:28 2019-06-12

If you shop at Amazon, make sure you're using a credit card that earns you bonus points or cash back. Here are 4 of the best options. John Zeedick/AP Photos Amazon sells just about everything. If you frequently make purchases with the retailer, you should use a credit card that earns you bonus rewards or cash back on your spending. One top option is the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa S...
19:56 2019-09-15

Bull, meet China shop: Trump's foreign policy in Asia is disastrous | Michael H Fuchs Crippling challenges threaten Asia’s bright future – and the US is not helpingAsia’s historical, political and economic landmines are increasingly blowing up, and Donald Trump seems intent on accelerating the damage in ways that could threaten US nat...
18:00 2019-08-09

Brooklyn community board spent $26K in public funds on SUV A Brooklyn community board took $26,000 in public funds and splurged on a hybrid SUV that was reportedly found parked at the board manager’s home. The borough’s Community Board 1 spent the money — which came from a city grant — on a Toyot...
23:28 2019-05-23

Pentagon to divert $3.6B in funds from various projects toward border wall The defense secretary on Tuesday approved a border-wall spending plan that will divert funds from more than 100 military construction projects to earmark $3.6 billion for constructing a wall on the southern border with Mexico. The plan to allocate mo...
13:56 2019-09-04

Hedge funds in talks to sell i and regional papers The hedge funds which took control of the i newspaper and hundreds of regional titles last year are in talks about a break-up and sale of its assets....
14:28 2019-07-08

Your portfolio is probably heavy on index funds. Now may be the time to make changes Index funds have become hugely popular, and they account for a large following in 401(k)-style retirement plans. They're also reliant on tech stocks.       ...
21:42 2019-07-21

Thomas Cook has approached UK government for bailout funds: FT Britain's Thomas Cook Group Plc has approached the UK government for a bailout in an attempt to save itself from collapse after its lenders threatened to pull out of a proposed rescue deal, the Financial Times reported late on Friday....
10:14 2019-09-21

Asia sovereign wealth funds: Lifting the lid on Singapore’s GIC In a rare interview, chief executive Lim Chow Kiat explains the investment discipline that underpins one of the world’s most influential and sophisticated funds – and his fears over the impact of a polarized political world on global investment....
14:31 2019-05-21

Investors wade into U.S. stock funds as S&P 500 touches records Investors edged into the U.S. stock market last week, as the benchmark S&P 500 index hovered near record highs, by adding $1.1 billion into mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic stocks, according to data released Wednesday by the ...
18:56 2019-07-24

U.S. Promises Security Aid, but No Funds, to Guatemala to Curb Migration In Guatemala, the homeland security secretary offset requests for restoring funding cuts by offering hands-on assistance from United States agents and investigators....
18:14 2019-06-01

Investors retreat from U.S. stock funds as trade war expands Investors pulled approximately $4.7 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold U.S. stocks last week as concerns about escalating trade wars weighed on equity markets worldwide,......
20:00 2019-06-05

Planned Parenthood to decline Title X funds over 'gag rule' Planned Parenthood announced Monday it is leaving the Title X program after the government said it must comply with a new rule banning the organization from providing information on abortion access....
21:00 2019-08-19

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....
04:42 2019-06-29

| 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....
13:28 2019-06-07

Centre Releases Rs 47,436 Crore Funds To States For Afforestation The Centre on Thursday released Rs 47,436 crore to different states in a major boost towards promoting afforestation and achieving green objectives in the country....
17:42 2019-08-29

US To Withdraw, Withhold Funds From Afghanistan, Blames Corruption U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the United States would withdraw about $100 million earmarked for an energy infrastructure project in Afghanistan and withhold a further $60......
22:42 2019-09-19

Brownsville gets $9M in anti-violence funds following wild shoot-out A longtime crime-ridden Brooklyn neighborhood is getting $9 million from City Hall for safety measures in wake of a wild shoot-out at a packed block party there last week that left 11 injured and one dead. Mayor Bill de Blasio, Council Speaker Corey ...
06:00 2019-08-07

One of the Most Powerful Women in Hedge Funds Doesn't Run Money In the overwhelmingly male world of hedge funds, Ilana Weinstein is one of the most powerful women. But Ms. Weinstein doesn’t manage money. Instead, she scouts the people who do....
18:14 2019-06-19

Carranza protégé once quit job in ‘mismanaged’ funds scandal He used sexual innuendo in front of students, and quit a former job after thousands of dollars meant for kids’ clubs vanished. Since September 2018, Abram Jimenez has served as “senior executive director for continuous school improvement” with the De...
09:28 2019-06-16

Fed Injects More Into Money Markets After Banks Bid Heavily for Funds The Federal Reserve Bank of New York saw huge demand from banks as they rushed to bid on the $75 billion on offer in a second day of intervention to ease a crunch in overnight funding markets....
22:56 2019-09-18

Consumers see funds disappear in Zelle account scam Chrysanthi Rausch was taking a nap on her couch two months ago when she got a call from a number she didn’t recognize. On the other end of the line was a woman who said she worked for KeyBank, Rausch’s local bank, calling to alert her of ...
02:56 2019-06-18

Will Brexit pollsters again help hedge funds make millions? Bloomberg's allegations that Nigel Farage may have influenced forex markets to help hedge funds on Brexit referendum night in 2016 have not gone away. We ask if something similar could happen on October 31?...
17:00 2019-07-15

Hedge Funds Wager China's HNA Will Look After Foreign Investors Hedge funds have made quick profits on debt tied to HNA Group, even as the airlines-to-hotels conglomerate has scaled back internationally and fallen behind on other obligations....
16:00 2019-08-25

Israeli PM’s wife sentenced for misusing state funds JERUSALEM (AP) — The wife of Israel’s prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday accepted the plea bargain Sara Netanyahu signed with prosecutors to settle...
11:28 2019-06-16

UAW board member charged with embezzling union funds Vance Pearson, a 17-year UAW employee who succeeded President Gary Jones as Region 5 director in Missouri last year, is among the current and former officials cited in an investigator’s affidavit as authorizing and concealing union-funded purchases o...
01:56 2019-09-13

SEC says closed-end funds should disclose more, managers differ on requirements NEW YORK, June 20 (LPC) - Firms that manage closed-end funds agree that regulatory proposals that would force managers to disclose more information to investors including factors affecting performance as well as investment strategies could be benefic...
19:00 2019-06-20

Hedge funds up 7% in 2019 but struggling in broader market Hedge funds are gaining steadily this year but still lagging well behind the broader market. The $3.2 trillion industry gained 7% through April, when the S&P 500 popped 17.5%, according to data released Tuesday by Preqin. While hedgies like to blast ...
03:56 2019-05-22

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

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

Foreign funds loosen bearish bet on big Italian banks Funds that built big short positions in Italy's leading banks from early 2018 have lowered the size of their bets in the last few months as political worries eased, regulatory data shows....
02:28 2019-05-23

Nearly 30% of de Blasio’s campaign funds came from New York hotel industry Politics may make for strange bedfellows, but few are cozier than Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Big Apple’s hotel industry. After getting a big boost during his first mayoral race from a cousin tied to the city’s hotel workers union, de Blasio has bee...
20:56 2019-09-03

Family Raising Funds For 10-Year-Old Killed In Crash STANTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The family of a 10-year-old girl killed in a crash in Powell County is raising funds for her funeral. According to deputies, the girl was in a vehicle with her friend and her father. The father was coming up to the inter...
14:42 2019-06-21

Chip and Joanna Gaines are opening a library-inspired coffee shop this fall. Here's a sneak peek inside. Mireya Acierto/FilmMagic Earlier this year, the "Fixer Upper" couple Chip and Joanna Gaines said they would be opening a new coffee shop in Waco, Texas, but they've only now shared more details about it. Joanna said the coffee shop will be library-i...
23:56 2019-09-04

Bitcoin takes hit as lawmakers rip Facebook’s cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin plunged 10 percent on Tuesday after Facebook’s own digital currency project faced another drubbing — this time by lawmakers. A Facebook executive in charge of the planned digital coin, known as Libra, received a harsh reception T...
04:14 2019-07-17

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others like bitcoin more in the mainstream....
15:42 2019-06-18

Libra cryptocurrency will increase financial inclusion The Libra Association, created in part by Facebook to launch a digital currency, is not in tension with regulatory oversight, writes Dante Disparte.       ...
01:14 2019-07-04

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
15:42 2019-06-18

India isn’t keen on Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook’s new digital currency Libra has received an early jolt from the Indian government. The authorities in Asia’s third-largest economy are no more keen on the social media giant’s project than any cryptocurrency that came before it. “Design of ...
18:28 2019-07-08

Facebook reportedly launching new cryptocurrency in June Facebook is expected to announce its digital currency at some point this month, as the social network company has found outside backers that will help strengthen the trust in its upcoming cryptocurrency, The Information reports.The report mentions t...
19:28 2019-06-08

Donald Trump is 'not a fan' of cryptocurrency, Facebook Libra Just hours after a "social media summit," the president's Twitter account posted a thread aimed at, of all things, cryptocurrency. After starting off by claiming he's "not a fan of Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies, which are not money, an...
04:56 2019-07-12

Cryptocurrency exchange Blockport goes bankrupt after failed STO An Amsterdam-based cryptocurrency exchange is facing an uncertain future. Blockport has declared bankruptcy after its security token offering (STO) failed to meet its minimum expectations last month. Blockport’s STO failed to reach its soft cap of €1...
14:28 2019-06-04

Mnuchin joins chorus against Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook’s cryptocurrency plan has finally found a place where it isn’t controversial — because everybody in Washington seems to hate it. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday became the latest to blast “Libra,” the digital currency the social ...
15:14 2019-07-16

Regulators to question Facebook over new Libra cryptocurrency BoE among 26 global banks due to meet with Libra amid fears over risk to state sovereigntyGlobal regulators will question Facebook on Monday about its Libra cryptocurrency amid concerns from EU governments over the threat the digital currency poses t...
00:14 2019-09-16

China's c.bank to issue own cryptocurrency as soon as Nov - Forbes China plans to issue its own crytocurrency as early as Nov. 11, the country's busiest shopping day for online sales, U.S. financial magazine Forbes said, citing two sources familiar with the matter....
08:28 2019-08-28

Facebook takes aim at e-commerce with Libra cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and global payments....
18:28 2019-06-18

Australia: Cryptocurrency unlikely for retail payments, Facebook or not The world is still processing the specifics of Facebook‘s Libra digital currency, but even the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has realized it’s set to rub cryptocurrency purists the wrong way. In a whopping 5,800-word paper published earlier today, ...
14:56 2019-06-20

PwC has a new cryptocurrency auditing tool… and actually, it sounds alright One of the Big Four financial auditing and business services firms, PwC, wants to lend a hand to cryptocurrency businesses and help them keep track of their blockchain transactions. In an announcement released yesterday, PwC says the addition will be...
14:56 2019-06-20

Fed, Congress Promise Scrutiny of Facebook Cryptocurrency The social network began to learn how Washington will check its push into digital currencies, with leaders of the Federal Reserve and an influential Senate committee saying they will scrutinize its rollout....
04:00 2019-06-20

5 charged in connection with $2.7M Australian cryptocurrency scam Australian police have charged five people in connection with a protracted cold call cryptocurrency investment scam that tricked more than 100 victims into losing $2.7 million. The scam, which operated from Australia‘s Gold Coast, was busted as part ...
16:56 2019-08-08

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdles facing the company as it seeks to issue the digital cash called Libra....
23:56 2019-07-17

Regulators Have Doubts About Facebook Cryptocurrency. So Do Its Partners. The social media company said it had signed 27 partners to its Libra project. But executives at some of those companies said they were approaching it warily....
21:42 2019-06-27

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that it would roll out a new digital currency, called Libra, from 2020....
23:28 2019-07-17

Telegram Said to Secretly Plan 'Gram' Cryptocurrency In a document leaked online, Telegram said it wants to create a "standard cryptocurrency used for the regular exchange of value in the daily lives of ordinary people"....
09:56 2019-09-04

Facebook co-founder warns against Libra cryptocurrency Chris Hughes says firms involved such as Paypal and Mastercard will wield too much powerOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned the social network’s plans for a digital currency called Libra could allow corporations involved in the scheme to wield p...
18:00 2019-06-21

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesday revealed plans for its own global digital currency, Libra, which aims to allow users to make purch...
00:00 2019-06-19

Facebook's cryptocurrency plan is taking shape The world's biggest social network has indicated that it wants to move into the payments industry by launching its own cryptocurrency next year. DW looks at what's behind Facebook's not-so-cryptic plan....
13:42 2019-06-18

Facebook faces privacy hurdles in cryptocurrency Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency. One technology expert believes they must first 'convince people to trust' them with their personal information in order for it to succeed. (June 18)   ...
23:56 2019-06-18

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency in Bid to Reshape Finance Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets and designed for mainstream users....
19:42 2019-06-18

Goldman Sachs might launch its own ‘cryptocurrency’ – just like JP Morgan American banking giant Goldman Sachs might be following in the footsteps of its competitor JP Morgan. The bank is considering launching its own cryptocurrency. In an interview with French financial newspaper Les Echos today, Goldman Sachs CEO David S...
16:00 2019-06-28

New cryptocurrency mining malware is spreading across Thailand and the US With the infamous cryptocurrency mining script Coinhive now offline, you’d be forgiven for thinking crypto-jacking was a thing of the past. Sadly though, security researchers have uncovered a new malware family that’s attacking hardware to get it to ...
19:56 2019-06-04

Nonprofits turn to cryptocurrency to help needy Venezuelans Over the past decade, cryptocurrencies like EOS and bitcoin have become popular among investors looking to make large profits from a new and anonymous form of storing wealth....
12:42 2019-05-22

Judge allows suit against AT&T after $24 million cryptocurrency theft Enlarge / An AT&T store in New Jersey. (credit: Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) When Michael Terpin's smartphone suddenly stopped working in June 2017, he knew it wasn't a good sign. He called his cellular provider, AT&...
02:00 2019-07-24

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in more trouble than we thought Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in even deeper trouble than we thought if a recent report is anything to go by. According to the Financial Times, it seems that some of Facebook‘s early backers have been spooked by increasing regulatory scrut...
19:28 2019-08-23

Brave now lets you tip people on Twitter with cryptocurrency You can now tip your favorite Twitter users directly with cryptocurrency with the latest build of the Chromium-based open source browser Brave. The latest Nightly build of Brave will let users send digital tokens as a tip to tweeters of their choosin...
16:00 2019-05-24

North Korea’s cryptocurrency is most likely bullshit — just like its conference North Korea is supposedly preparing to develop its own cryptocurrency to dodge the strict international sanctions crippling its economy, VICE News reports. The project was announced by Alejandro Cao de Benos, the head of “Korean Friendship Associatio...
17:56 2019-09-19

Steer Clear of Libra Cryptocurrency Scams Libra hasn’t even officially debuted on Facebook yet, but the highly anticipated cryptocurrency has already gotten a ton of interests—from scammers. In fact, it’s hard to tell who is more interested in Libra at this point: those looking to make a qui...
21:42 2019-07-23

Planned Parenthood Refuses Federal Funds Over Abortion Restrictions Facing a Trump administration rule that forbids referrals for abortion, the organization decided to reject federal funds for family planning for low-income women....
00:42 2019-08-20

Antetokounmpo funds basketball court in fire-ravaged Greece Greek NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo has agreed to fund the construction of an indoor basketball court in a fire-ravaged area outside Athens where at least 100 people were killed last year....
17:28 2019-05-21

Woman accused of stealing funds meant for paralyzed officer HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) — The former president of a Missouri police charity is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the organization as well as proceeds intended for an officer paralyzed in the line of duty. Angela McMunn of De Soto faces four f...
23:42 2019-06-11

2 BJP Lawmakers Slam Centre In Parliament Over Lack Of Funds For Tourism BJP lawmakers Hema Malini and Rajiv Pratap Rudi on Monday questioned their party's government at the centre in parliament, expressing displeasure over inaction in the development of tourism in their......
19:56 2019-07-08

Netherlands, Switzerland suspend UNRWA funds amid scandal The Netherlands and Switzerland have suspended funding to the United Nations aid agency for Palestinian refugees days after an ethics report alleged widespread mismanagement and misconduct....
06:28 2019-08-01

Macron’s ex-No. 2 spent public funds on gold hairdryer: reports French President Emmanuel Macron is taking heat over a hairdryer of gold. Macron, who presided over France’s Bastille Day parade Saturday in Paris, is facing fallout from the lavish spending of his environment minister, Francois de Rugy, 45, accordin...
16:01 2019-07-14

Investors retreat further from U.S. stock funds as trade tensions mount -ICI Investors extended their retreat from the U.S. stock market by pulling nearly $8.2 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic equities last week, according to data released on Wednesday by the Investment Company Institut...
21:28 2019-06-12

Venezuela's Guaido calls for probe into funds for military defectors Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called for an investigation into claims his representatives misappropriated funds intended to help defectors from the Venezuelan military living in Colombia....
03:14 2019-06-16

Retiring judge Strine calls on funds to protect U.S. workers As chief justice of Delaware's Supreme Court, Leo Strine has decided disputes affecting powerful U.S. companies and investors, but his departing thoughts were reserved for some unheralded participants in corporate America: workers....
02:56 2019-07-09

British companies, pension funds may have to report climate risks British public companies and pension funds may have to publish by 2022 what risks their businesses face from climate change under a new so-called green finance strategy....
18:00 2019-07-02

Sebi Tightens Rules For Pledged Shares, Mutual Funds Sebi meeting today: Sebi made it mandatory for all liquid schemes to have at least 20 per cent in liquid assets such as cash, government bonds, treasury bills or repo in government securities...
00:28 2019-06-28

U.S. funds look for 'crazy cheap' stocks as indexes hit record highs Record highs in the U.S. stock market and the anticipation of equity-friendly interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve later this year are prompting top-performing large-cap fund managers to seek......
20:28 2019-06-27

Gulf between US Open prize funds for women and men remains a chasm Second major of the season gets under way at the Country Club of Charleston on Thursday but the $5.5m purse is dwarfed by the men’s of $12.5mThe USGA normally has to wait until June before the annual necessity to hunker down as criticism flies from a...
19:56 2019-05-29

CVC, Ares target loans with new billion dollar distressed funds NEW YORK, July 2 (LPC) - Global asset managers CVC Capital Partners and Ares Management each raised more than a billion dollars in June for respective distressed investment funds, an indication that portfolio managers are readying capital to pick up ...
20:14 2019-07-02

US yanks funds for anti-Iran Twitter feed after complaints WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it’s suspended funding for an online project aimed at fighting Iranian disinformation after it tweeted harsh criticism of individual human rights workers, academics and journalists, some of whom are U...
20:14 2019-06-01

Centre Gets Notice On Funds For Flood Relief In Maharashtra, Karnataka The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Centre's response on a plea seeking complete rehabilitation of flood-affected families of Sangli, Kolhapur and Satara districts of Maharashtra....
02:28 2019-08-31

Andrew Cuomo, billionaire Jim Chanos will raise funds for Joe Biden Gov. Andrew Cuomo and billionaire hedge fund manager Jim Chanos are slated to join 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden in a fundraising effort in New York next month, according to a report. The main stop on the former vice president’s trip...
20:14 2019-05-29

Trump administration loses bid to lift bar on funds for border wall A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to lift an injunction barring the Trump administration from using $2.5 billion intended for the fight against illegal narcotics to build a wall along the southern U.S. border with Mexico....
03:56 2019-07-04

JPMorgan set for historic majority stake in China funds JV: sources JPMorgan was on Friday poised to become the first foreign company to hold a majority stake in a Chinese mutual fund business, two sources said, setting a precedent that one analyst said would trigger a wave of similar transactions....
18:56 2019-08-02

Former minister arrested over alleged mismanagement of Congo Ebola funds Oly Ilunga detained in connection with $4.3m allocated for fighting the deadly virusThe former health minister for the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been arrested over the alleged mismanagement of $4.3m (£3.4m) dedicated to the Ebola response....
16:42 2019-09-16

Exclusive: Germany wants to cap next EU budget at 1%, seeks more funds for climate and migration Germany wants to cap the European Union's next budget for 2021-27 at 1% of the continent's economy, a scenario that would still see Berlin contribute some 10 billion euros more every year, according to a document seen by Reuters....
19:28 2019-09-16

Trump administration considers tapping U.S. TSA funds for border: source The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is considering tapping more than $230 million from the Transportation Security Administration to fund operations on the U.S.-Mexico border if Congress fails to approve additional funding, a person briefed on t...
00:00 2019-05-22

JPMorgan set for historic majority stake in China funds JV -sources JPMorgan was on Friday poised to become the first foreign company to hold a majority stake in a Chinese mutual fund business, two sources said, setting a precedent that one analyst said would trigger a wave of similar transactions....
18:42 2019-08-02

Tough Month Cuts U.S.-Stock Funds' 2019 Gain to 10% In May, all three things that had been boosting stocks in April—positive market outlooks, Treasury yields and optimism about a U.S.-China trade deal, ended. But the damage may be short-lived....
08:14 2019-06-10

Germany cuts $39M in funds to Brazil for Amazon preservation over deforestation SAO PAULO – Germany decided to suspend $39 million in funds sent to Brazil to finance projects aimed at preserving the Amazon forest due to increasing deforestation, Brazilian media outlets reported on Saturday. The move reflects “great concern...
14:56 2019-08-13

RPT-UPDATE 1-India to investigate Jet Airways over alleged funds mismanagement India ordered an investigation on Thursday into alleged mismanagement of funds at Jet Airways , which halted operations in April after running out of cash....
06:42 2019-07-05

Brazil makes U-turn on £16m Amazon fire-fighting funds Brazil appears to have backtracked on its rejection of G7 funds to fight the Amazon forest fires, saying it will accept as long as it has control over how the money is spent....
02:14 2019-08-29

UPDATE 1-India to investigate Jet Airways over alleged funds mismanagement India ordered an investigation on Thursday into alleged mismanagement of funds at Jet Airways , which halted operations in April after running out of cash....
21:42 2019-07-04

Sara Netanyahu sentenced to pay fine for misusing state funds JERUSALEM — The wife of Israel’s prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday accepted the plea bargain Sara Netanyahu signed with prosecutors to settle the ...
18:28 2019-06-16

Margaret Hunter pleads guilty to misuse of campaign funds Margaret Hunter, the wife of Rep. Duncan Hunter, pleaded guilty in a San Diego court Thursday to conspiring to misuse campaign funds on personal expenses....
00:28 2019-06-14

Funds Transfer To Over 1.5 Lakh UP Farmers Stalled Due To Data Mismatch Transfer of funds under the PM Kisan Samriddhi Yojana to more than 1.5 lakh farmers was stalled after problems arose in the data base of the Uttar Pradesh government....
17:00 2019-05-30

Germany to cut part of funds sent to Brazil for Amazon preservation: newspaper Germany will partially suspend funds sent to Brazil to finance projects aimed at preserving the Amazon forest due to increasing deforestation, Brazilian newspaper Folha de S.Paulo reported on Saturday....
11:00 2019-08-11

Government Not To Seek Funds For State-Run Bank Recapitalisation: Report In 2018-19, the government had pumped in the highest-ever infusion of Rs 1.6 lakh crore into PSBs to meet regulatory and growth capital requirements....
15:28 2019-06-11

Jet Funds Siphoned Off, Rules Violated Before Collapse? Probes Launched Days after former Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal and wife Anita Goyal were dramatically taken off an aircraft to stop them from leaving the country, NDTV has learnt that two separate investigations......
14:28 2019-05-27

Opportunist funds bet Turkey's financial shock is past its nadir After a year of relentless currency crisis, a credit freeze and slide into recession, some global investors are betting Turkey has weathered the worst of its biggest financial and economic shock since its 2001 banking collapse - by accident or design...
18:28 2019-07-05

Six companies to compete for $2.5B in funds to install Navy C4ISR systems The Navy awarded six companies task orders for a potential 10-year, $2.5 billion contract to install and support command, control, communications, computer, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems....
15:56 2019-07-18

Devil in the data as funds call for scrutiny of LSE's Refinitiv deal Some trading and investment firms are calling for competition regulators to scrutinise London Stock Exchange's proposed $27 billion takeover of financial information provider Refinitiv to prevent further market data price hikes....
18:56 2019-07-31

Mexico wants U.S. to reroute funds to tackle migrant surge: sources Mexico will propose the United States redirect security funding under the so-called "Merida Initiative" to boosting development of the Mexican southern border in talks aimed at resolving a dispute over migration, officials said on Wednesday....
23:00 2019-06-05

Dream Global REIT to be bought by Blackstone funds in $4.7 bln deal Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trust said on Sunday it is to be bought by funds managed by Blackstone Group Inc in a C$6.2 billion ($4.69 billion) deal....
05:28 2019-09-16

Bond Exchange-Traded Funds Pass $1 Trillion in Assets The amount of money in fixed-income exchange-traded funds passed $1 trillion in June, an ascendance that has reshaped the market where countries and companies raise money to pay their bills....
17:56 2019-07-01

Homeland Security Is Moving FEMA Funds to Pay for Border Programs (WASHINGTON) — The Department of Homeland Security is moving $271 million from other agencies such as FEMA and the U.S. Coast Guard to increase the number of beds for detained immigrants and support its policy forcing asylum seekers to wait in ...
04:56 2019-08-28

Mexico City to hold Formula 1 race without public funds Mexico City's mayor says a group of businessmen has resolved financing questions about this year's Formula One race in Mexico's capital       ...
20:28 2019-08-07

EU gives Nigel Farage 24 hours to explain Arron Banks funds European parliament summons Brexit party leader over failure to declare expensesNigel Farage has been given 24 hours by the European parliament to explain in person his failure to declare lavish expenses funded by Arron Banks, an insurance tycoon und...
00:28 2019-06-05

Paper Round: Arsenal need more funds from Kroenke for Zaha transfer "Arsenal need more cash to afford Wilfried Zaha and Kieran Tierney, Tottenham could sell Danny Rose and Kieran Trippier, and Leicester City want Lewis Dunk."...
08:42 2019-07-04

U.S. equity funds add $1.7 billion ahead of Fed chair testimony: BAML Investors pumped money into bonds and equities in the week to Wednesday with U.S. stock funds adding $1.7 billion, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, as markets tried to weigh hopes for......
19:28 2019-07-12

Retired Oklahoma judge to mediate opioid settlement funds NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma State Supreme Court justice will attempt to resolve a dispute over how to disburse an $85 million settlement of a state lawsuit with Teva Pharmaceuticals. Cleveland Count District Judge Thad Balkman said Monday ...
15:56 2019-06-18

Equifax on the hot seat for running out of data breach settlement funds Even when making restitution to victims of its massive 2017 data breach, Equifax still can’t seem to avoid a mess. The credit reporting agency is now attracting a ton of scrutiny after the Federal Trade Commission revealed in an urgent announce...
03:42 2019-08-03

Big U.S. hedge funds regain ardor for FAANGs in first quarter: filings Some of the biggest, highest-profile U.S. hedge fund investors and money managers fell back in love with FAANGs in the first quarter, according to regulatory filings released on Wednesday....
15:42 2019-05-21

Scaramucci celebrates hedge funds in Vegas at SALT with less glitz After a one-year pause, the hedge fund industry schmooze fest organized by Anthony Scaramucci, the investment manager who briefly served as President Donald Trump's communications director, returned......
15:42 2019-05-21

India becomes investment darling for sovereign wealth and pension funds Sovereign wealth funds are piling into India, buying stakes in everything from airports to renewable energy, attracted by political stability, a growing middle class and reforms making it more enticing for foreigners to invest....
08:42 2019-06-21

Huawei fights to keep U.S. funds flowing to its rural mobile customers China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's biggest telecoms equipment maker, argued on Wednesday that Washington should scrap plans to prohibit wireless companies from using U.S. government funds to buy Huawei gear for their networks....
01:42 2019-06-13

Clinician: Losing federal funds puts women at risk The impact of Planned Parenthood's decision to pull out of the federal family planning program is reverberating around the country. Chicago nurse practitioner Jolanta Markiewicz says her patients will be negatively impacted. (Aug. 21)  ...
16:28 2019-08-22

Investors retreat further from U.S. stock funds as trade tensions mount: ICI Investors extended their retreat from the U.S. stock market by pulling nearly $8.2 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic equities last week, according to data......
01:00 2019-06-13

Opinion: India's Hedge Funds Threatened by Higher Taxes The Securities and Exchange Board of India, or SEBI, has always been suspicious of the source of capital for hedge funds investing in India from Singapore or Hong Kong....
16:00 2019-07-16

Investor LGIM dumps ExxonMobil from its Future World funds Britain's biggest asset manager has removed ExxonMobil and four more companies from its 5 billion pounds ($6.3 billion) Future World Funds, and said it would vote against their chairs for failing to confront the threats posed by climate change....
07:28 2019-06-21

RBI Removes Charges On National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) The Real Time Gross Settlement System (RTGS) is meant for large-value instantaneous fund transfers while the National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) System is used for fund transfers up to Rs 2......
11:28 2019-06-06

Manny Pacquiao launches own cryptocurrency at concert debut Welterweight champ launches own crypto tokens at concert‘Pac’ token will be listed on Global Crypto Offering ExchangeMichael Owen, Caroline Wozniacki also plan to launch tokensPhilippine boxing champion Manny Pacquiao launched his very own cryptocurr...
20:28 2019-09-02

Venezuelans go after diamond-backed cryptocurrency Ponzi with $30M lawsuit A group of Venezuelans that moved to the US to “start a new life” are suing a $30 million cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme that allegedly backed its coins with real diamonds. On Friday last week, a group of Venezuelans submitted a lawsuit claiming they we...
13:28 2019-07-16

Facebook is launching a ‘global’ cryptocurrency in 2020 – we’re all doomed Rumors that Facebook has been working on a cryptocurrency haven’t exactly flown under the radar. And with the latest revelation, the Facebook cryptocurrency machine looks set to step up a gear. Facebook says it will be launching its cryptocurrency – ...
16:00 2019-05-24

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers -WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc , PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its new cryptocurrency, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/2IdYo3a on Thursday....
02:28 2019-06-14

Facebook Confronts Bipartisan Resistance to Cryptocurrency Plans U.S. officials ranging from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, a Republican, to Rep. Maxine Waters, the Democratic chairwoman of a powerful House committee, came out swinging against Facebook’s Libra project....
02:28 2019-07-16

Huobi announces launch of cryptocurrency exchange in Argentina Huobi Group, which runs one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, announced on Tuesday the official launch of a digital asset exchange in Argentina....
00:56 2019-09-18

Senate panel schedules a hearing on Facebook's cryptocurrency It didn't even take 48 hours after Facebook announced its cryptocurrency scheme for the government to raise an eyebrow. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters called for Facebook to halt development, and now the Senate Commi...
10:14 2019-06-20

Facebook cryptocurrency Libra skewered on Capitol Hill Facebook has pitched the cryptocurrency as a way to bridge a gap in the financial system for those who lack access to traditional banking. But regulators around the world and U.S. lawmakers have questioned the plan....
19:01 2019-07-16

U.S. video streaming app YouNow files cryptocurrency offering with SEC U.S. live video streaming company YouNow on Wednesday filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a public offering circular to distribute its own digital currency called Props....
03:28 2019-06-20

Facebook should not be trusted with 'crazy' cryptocurrency plan: senators Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday that Facebook Inc's track record of what they described as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency, labeling the plan "delusional" and "crazy" at a Senate hearin...
22:00 2019-07-16

U.S. lawmaker says still concerned about Facebook cryptocurrency after Swiss meetings The chair of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee said on Sunday she remained concerned about Facebook's plans for a digital currency after meeting the government officials in Switzerland that Facebook has said will regulate it....
23:28 2019-08-25

Mnuchin says Facebook cryptocurrency needs safeguards against money laundering U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Monday voiced serious concern that Facebook Inc's proposed Libra cryptocurrency could be misused for money laundering, adding to the growing regulatory skepticism of the social media company's digital asset p...
23:28 2019-07-15

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers: WSJ Facebook Inc has enlisted more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc, PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back its new cryptocurrency, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday....
02:42 2019-06-14

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin to give briefing on cryptocurrency on Monday U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will give a briefing on cryptocurrency at 2:00 pm ET (1800 GMT) on Monday from the White House briefing room, a White House official said....
23:28 2019-07-15

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...
11:56 2019-07-11

55,000 cryptocurrency users affected in Bitpoint’s $28 million hack Embattled cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has revealed that roughly half of its 110,000 users were affected by last week’s $3.02 billion yen ($28 million) hack, reports The Mainchi. Speaking at a Tokyo press conference, Bitpoint president Genki Oda ...
18:28 2019-07-16

Yet another cryptocurrency mining botnet caught targeting China It seems we can’t go more than a week without news of a new cryptocurrency mining malware or botnet being discovered. This time, security researchers have uncovered another Monero mining botnet that’s targeting China. One of Trend Micro’s security sy...
21:28 2019-06-13

WSJ: Facebook's cryptocurrency finds backing from PayPal and Uber Facebook has secured some pretty big backers for Project Libra, according to The Wall Street Journal. PayPal, Uber, Visa and Mastercard are reportedly investing around $10 million each in the social network's cryptocurrency. Other investors incl...
17:14 2019-06-14

Facebook Unveils Plans For Global Cryptocurrency 'Libra' Facebook and some two dozen partners on Tuesday released a prototype of a cryptocurrency called Libra, whose rollout as global digital money is expected next year....
16:00 2019-06-19

Facebook cryptocurrency: dawn of the corporation-government | Ethan Lou If it gets the green light from regulators, Facebook is on its way to creating its own currency – a prospect that should alarm usFacebook’s cryptocurrency, officially unveiled Tuesday, heralds the rise of the corporation-government, potentially shapi...
17:14 2019-06-19

France to block development of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency Finance minister warns monetary sovereignty of governments could be at riskFrance has said it will block development of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency in Europe because it threatens the “monetary sovereignty” of governments.“I want to be absolutely ...
18:14 2019-09-12

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle grilled the social media company on its plans for a digital currency at a hearing on Tuesday....
18:14 2019-07-16