REGIONBUSINESSLIVE.NEWS: Top and Breaking News 21:14 2019-10-09

Altria's chance of writing down its Juul investment has 'increased materially,' Fitch says

The chance that Altria writes down the value of its $12.8 billion investment in Juul has "increased materially" amid uncertainty around the e-cigarette industry, Fitch credit analysts say....

Altria's chance of writing down its Juul investment has 'increased materially,' Fitch says

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Atlantia's investment in Alitalia may normalise relations with govt-Fitch Credit rating agency Fitch said that the selection of infrastructure group Atlantia as a partner in the rescue of Alitalia suggested a potential normalisation of relationship with the Italian government....
12:42 2019-07-24

Wall Street firms see increased chance that Trump takes action to weaken the dollar Wall Street analysts say it is increasingly possible the Trump administration will try using a stronger weapon in the currency wars than just presidential tweets....
23:28 2019-07-15

There's now a 60% chance of a hard Brexit, says chairman of UK investment firm Theresa May's replacement as U.K. prime minister will likely be stridently pro-Brexit, says Martin Gilbert, chairman of Aberdeen Standard Investments....
10:28 2019-06-06

Annalee Newitz and Charlie Jane Anders on the Intersection Between Writing About Science and Writing Science Fiction io9 was founded as a website dedicated to both science journalism and science-fiction and cultural criticism. And although that mission has evolved over the years, that intersection between science and science fiction is something that still drives c...
17:00 2019-08-31

Report: Juul's Meaningless Attempts at Self-Regulation Just Led to Explosion in Knockoff Juul Pods Juul pulled almost all of its flavored nicotine pods other than menthol and mint off the market last year under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, which under recently departed Administrator Scott Gottlieb was pursuing a hardline stance ...
15:28 2019-08-14

Juul CEO: 'Don't Use Juul' If You're Not Already Addicted to Nicotine Even the guy running Juul admits that you probably shouldn’t use its highly addictive products if you’re not already addicted to nicotine.Read more......
23:28 2019-08-30

ING sees 40% chance of an election, 25% chance of a 'no-deal' Brexit ING, one of Europe's largest banks, said on Tuedsay it saw a 25 percent chance of a no-deal Brexit and a 40 percent chance of an election in Britain....
12:28 2019-08-13

Fitch cuts outlook for Boeing to "negative" Fitch Ratings lowered its outlook for Boeing Co to "negative" from "stable" on Monday, citing regulatory uncertainty about the timing of its 737 MAX jets' return to service....
16:42 2019-07-22

Fitch Downgrades Mexico's Sovereign Rating Fitch Ratings lowered Mexico’s sovereign debt rating, saying the deteriorating credit profile at Pemex weighs on government finances while the economy is underperforming and the country faces external threats on the trade front....
08:14 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Fitch cuts outlook for Boeing on 737 MAX issues Fitch Ratings lowered its outlook for Boeing Co to "negative" from "stable" on Monday, citing regulatory uncertainty around the timing of its 737 MAX jets' return to service....
16:42 2019-07-22

Deutsche Bank Credit Rating Downgraded by Fitch Fitch Ratings on Friday downgraded Deutsche Bank AG’s long-term debt rating, citing the German lender’s low profitability and doubts about its business model....
22:42 2019-06-07

Fitch Downgrades Hong Kong After Months of Protests Fitch Ratings downgraded Hong Kong, saying months of unrest were testing the city’s relationship with mainland China and had dented its reputation as a well-governed, stable place to do business....
11:00 2019-09-06

Jio Fiber to Expand Broadband Market, Will Help Airtel: Fitch Jio Fiber will expand the market and increase the scope for all operators to grow, including Airtel, since the home broadband penetration in India is well below 10 percent, according to analysts....
16:00 2019-08-13

Fitch, Moody's cut Boeing's debt outlook to 'negative' on 737 MAX problems Fitch Ratings and Moody's lowered their outlooks for Boeing Co to "negative" from "stable" on Monday, citing delays in its 737 MAX jets' return to service....
00:56 2019-07-23

Fitch Downgrades Hong Kong Over China’s Stronger Hand The ratings firm cited Beijing’s growing influence over the city, suggesting that the barriers separating their legal and financial systems were blurring....
20:14 2019-09-06

Fitch downgrades Hong Kong as city braces for more protests Global credit rating agency Fitch Ratings on Friday downgraded Hong Kong's long-term foreign currency issuer default rating to "AA" from "AA+" following months of unrest and protests in the Asian financial hub....
09:28 2019-09-06

Fitch downgrades WeWork after aborted IPO leaves financing hole Global credit rating agency Fitch Ratings on Tuesday downgraded WeWork's credit rating by two notches to "CCC+", putting the Softbank-backed office-sharing firm deep into junk territory a day after it abandoned an initial public offering....
07:42 2019-10-02

Fitch cuts Boeing's debt outlook to 'negative' on 737 MAX problems Fitch Ratings lowered its debt outlook for Boeing Co to "negative" from "stable" on Monday, citing regulatory uncertainty around the timing of its 737 MAX jets' return to service....
20:14 2019-07-22

Boeing slides after Fitch turns negative on maker of grounded 737 Max Fitch Ratings issued a negative outlook for Boeing, citing prolonged effects of the worldwide grounding of its 737 Max planes, the manufacturer's best seller....
18:14 2019-07-22

Samsung may gain from Huawei's plight in ongoing trade war - Fitch Samsung Electronics Co Ltd may have a chance to strengthen its position in the smartphone market due to the hurt caused to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in the wake of U.S.-China trade tensions, according to Fitch Ratings....
04:56 2019-05-27

More flexible yuan could be positive for China's credit rating: Fitch A freer-floating yuan could be a positive for China’s sovereign credit rating, agency Fitch said on Tuesday, by helping preserve its foreign exchange reserves and cushioning some of the negative effects of U.S. trade tariffs....
10:28 2019-08-06

More flexible yuan could be positive for China's credit rating - Fitch A freer-floating yuan could be a positive for China’s sovereign credit rating, agency Fitch said on Tuesday, by helping preserve its foreign exchange reserves and cushioning some of the negative effects of U.S. trade tariffs....
11:28 2019-08-06

Fitch, S&P downgrade Argentina debt as default risk grows Ratings agencies Fitch and Standard & Poor's downgraded Argentina's sovereign debt rating on Friday, flagging higher chances of a default in the wake of a shock primary election result that plunged the country into its latest economic crisis....
01:56 2019-08-17

Your local Abercrombie & Fitch store might be shrinking as part of redesign While Abercrombie & Fitch says it's closing three of its largest stores, it plans to open more, smaller locations and shrink existing shops.        ...
17:28 2019-05-30

BUZZ--Street view: Choppy Q2 ahead for Abercrombie & Fitch ** Apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co on Wednesday forecast second-quarter sales below estimates, amid slowing demand for Hollister, a brand that has fuelled company growth over the last two years...
12:01 2019-05-30

American Eagle Outfitters is following rival Abercrombie & Fitch by getting into the CBD business Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters is following in rival Abercrombie & Fitch's footsteps by getting into the booming CBD business and partnering with Green Growth Brands....
14:42 2019-07-11

Trade war risks outweigh gains from stimulus for emerging markets: Fitch Looser monetary policy from major central banks will help relieve some of the pressures felt by emerging markets but U.S.-China trade tensions remain an urgent concern, a senior official at Fitch Ratings said....
17:56 2019-06-20

UPDATE 3-Fitch cuts Boeing's debt outlook to "negative" on 737 MAX problems Fitch Ratings lowered its debt outlook for Boeing Co to "negative" from "stable" on Monday, citing regulatory uncertainty around the timing of its 737 MAX jets' return to service....
18:28 2019-07-22

UPDATE 2-Abercrombie & Fitch shares plummet on sluggish Hollister demand Abercrombie & Fitch Co forecast second-quarter sales below estimates on Wednesday after the apparel retailer posted its slowest rise in quarterly same-store sales at its surf-themed Hollister brand in two years, sending shares down 18%....
16:28 2019-05-29

Mexico faces headwinds to growth as oil production slows -Fitch Solutions Mexico will face "significant headwinds" for economic growth, as slowing activity in its oil and gas sector weighs on industrial production, Fitch Solutions Macro Research said on Friday....
11:42 2019-07-13

Abercrombie & Fitch will sell Green Growth Brands' CBD products in more than 160 stores Abercrombie & Fitch is going to sell Green Growth Brand's CDB-infused body-care products like lip balms and sugar scrubs in more than 160 stores....
19:00 2019-06-27

UPDATE 1-Fitch downgrades Mexico and Moody's lowers outlook, hammering peso Credit ratings agency Fitch downgraded Mexico's sovereign debt rating on Wednesday while peer Moody's changed the country's outlook to negative from stable, hammering the Mexican peso....
02:28 2019-06-06

UPDATE 2-General Electric insurance called 'risky' by Fitch; shares fall again General Electric Co ranks among the riskiest backers of long-term care insurance, suffering from both high exposure to claims and a relatively small cash pile to pay them, Fitch Ratings said in a report on Tuesday that sent GE's shares tumbling....
20:56 2019-08-20

UPDATE 2-In double whammy, Fitch downgrades Mexico and Moody's lowers outlook In a double blow for Mexico, credit ratings agency Fitch downgraded the nation's sovereign debt rating on Wednesday, citing risks posed by heavily indebted oil company Pemex and trade tensions, while Moody's lowered its outlook to negative....
03:56 2019-06-06

Fitch: Samsung stands to benefit from U.S. sanctions against Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei Samsung Electronics could take advantage of U.S. sanctions against Huawei, the Chinese smartphone giant that has become its chief rival in the global smartphone market....
11:56 2019-05-27

Fitch adds environmental risk metric to mortgage-backed securities ratings Fitch Ratings will factor natural disaster and catastrophic risk into their ratings of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), the firm announced Tuesday, the first of the three major U.S. credit ratings agencies to consider environmental risk...
08:14 2019-06-06

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks up, Argentine peso closes up before Fitch downgrade Most Latin American stocks rose on Monday, joining a rebound in global markets on hopes of fiscal and monetary stimulus in major economies, while Argentina was handed a fresh blow as Fitch downgraded its credit rating, pushing it deeper into junk ter...
08:56 2019-08-17

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Abercrombie & Fitch cuts full-year sales forecast (Aug. 29) Abercrombie & Fitch Co cut its full-year sales forecast on Thursday after missing Wall Street estimates for the second quarter, as the U.S. apparel retailer bore the brunt of escalating trade tensions between Washington and Beijing....
15:14 2019-08-30

Fitch cuts Hong Kong's credit rating amid unrest in the city A now withdrawn extradition bill has sparked protests that have occasionally degenerated into violence, creating Hong Kong's worst social unrest in decades and hurting the city's economy....
11:28 2019-09-06

Fitch downgrades Saudi Arabia's credit rating stressing a 'risk of further attacks' Saudi Arabia's strong credit rating has been taken down a notch thanks to geopolitical risks two weeks after major attacks on its oil infrastructure....
17:14 2019-09-30

The Art of Writing JRPGs If there’s one thing Yoshitaka Murayama knows better than most people in the world, it’s how to bring Japanese role-playing games to life. While at Konami, he created the Suikoden series, and more recently did the scenario for The Alliance Alive. Dur...
21:56 2019-09-19

UPDATE 4-Pemex bonds tank after Fitch 'junk' rating, Mexico slams downgrade The bonds of Mexican state oil company Pemex took a beating on Friday as investors fretted over chances that Moody's ratings agency could soon follow Fitch in downgrading the debt to "junk," which would trigger a forced sell-off....
23:56 2019-06-07

UPDATE 2-Abercrombie & Fitch cuts full-year sales forecast on tariff impact Abercrombie & Fitch Co cut its full-year sales forecast on Thursday after missing Wall Street estimates for the second quarter, as the U.S. apparel retailer bore the brunt of escalating trade tensions between Washington and Beijing....
17:42 2019-08-29

A life without reading or writing? Nothing could be cozier than snuggling up with a book on a rainy day, right? But more than 12% of adults in Germany can't enjoy that luxury. Many also struggle with writing a postcard or text message....
13:42 2019-10-07

UPDATE 2-Pemex bonds drop after Fitch 'junk' rating, Mexico president slams downgrade Mexico's president on Friday lashed out against rating agency Fitch's downgrade of state oil firm Pemex's debt to "junk" status, as its bonds took a beating and investors fretted over the possibility that Moody's would soon follow suit....
21:00 2019-06-07

Abercrombie & Fitch cuts full-year sales forecast on tariff impact, shares fall Abercrombie & Fitch Co cut its full-year sales forecast on Thursday, accounting for the potential impact of increased U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports, sending its shares down 12%....
14:00 2019-08-29

Abercrombie & Fitch shares tank 17% on weak same-store sales, retailer closing 3 flagship stores Abercrombie's same-store sales growth of 1% during the first quarter came in short of what analysts were expecting, sending the retailer's stock tumbling....
15:28 2019-05-29

Toni Morrison Was Writing a New Novel When She Died Toni Morrison, who died Monday at the age of 88, was working on a new novel at the time of her death, her publisher confirmed. There are no other details available at this time, including whether the unfinished manuscript will ever be made available ...
23:00 2019-08-06

The best sci-fi books put humanity at the heart of their writing Science fiction books like ZED and This Is How You Lose the Time War use exhilarating writing to create worlds that seem eerily similar to ours, says Helen Marshall in her monthly sci-fi column...
15:00 2019-07-08

How writing about a goldmine cost a top reporter his job Jabir Idrissa is living hand-to-mouth after a crackdown on the media in TanzaniaTwo years ago, Jabir Idrissa was one of Tanzania’s leading investigative journalists, breaking stories on alleged corruption, the environment and human rights abuses for ...
22:00 2019-06-18

CORRECTED-Abercrombie & Fitch cuts full-year margin forecast on tariff impact, shares fall (Aug. 29) Abercrombie & Fitch Co cut its full-year gross margin forecast on Thursday, accounting for the potential impact of increased U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports, sending its shares down 12%....
15:14 2019-08-30

Why John Green Likes Writing for Teenagers The Y.A. author, whose novel “Looking for Alaska” has just been adapted for a Hulu series, says “young people are thinking about so many important questions, about love and meaning and justice.”...
14:28 2019-10-10

A quick and easy guide to writing a good CV Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Resumes are important. They help showcase your experience, skills, and potential to possible employers. Do them ...
00:14 2019-06-20

Kurt Cobain has a writing credit on Lil Nas X's "Panini" Lil Nas X is a goddamned phenomenon, an artist who turned a Nine Inch Nails sample and a love for country into a chorus capable of making an auditorium’s worth of grade schoolers flip their shit. “Old Town Road” is a gift, yes, but a joyful byproduct...
22:56 2019-06-20

What's the best mini-laptop for YouTube and writing reports? Peter wants a mini-laptop to go with his old BlackBerry phone. What are his options? I’m old-school now at 71, but I’m still designing and working as a consultant. I had nothing but BlackBerry smartphones for years. Then it all went wrong. My boring ...
10:14 2019-07-18

Former Hearst CEO Frank Bennack writing memoir Former Hearst CEO Frank Bennack is working on a memoir: Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday that Bennack’s “Leave Something on the Table: And Other Surprising Lessons for Success in Business and in Life” will come out in October...
20:56 2019-06-18

Ohio man busted for writing AOC ‘should be shot’ on Facebook An Ohio fugitive has been busted for writing on social media that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “should be shot” and for illegally having ammunition, officials said Friday. Timothy Ireland Jr., 41, of Toledo was charged in the Northern District Court...
05:00 2019-08-10

Hamilton 'proud to be writing history' with Mercedes "Spanish Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton was delighted to be part of another Mercedes 1-2 race success, their fifth in a row at the start of the 2019 season."...
22:42 2019-05-21

Jon Favreau is already writing season 2 of ‘The Mandalorian’ for Disney+ At this point, it’s hard to figure out when Jon Favreau sleeps anymore, with the jack-of-all-trades writer, director, and actor just coming off roles in Avengers: Endgame as well as Spider-Man: Far From Home and preparing to debut his CGI-heavy...
10:28 2019-07-13

'Kathy Acker was incredibly warm – but her writing was so aggressive' As she prepares to direct an unstaged script by the late pirate queen of counterculture, theatre-maker Kate Valk recalls how they met – and how she dealt with Acker’s challenging attitude to sexKate Valk leads the way up a winding marble staircase, p...
18:28 2019-07-31

Cat Person author Kristen Roupenian on the trouble with writing about sex Mary Gaitskill’s collection Bad Behaviour has defined her career. Will a new generation of female writers be stereotyped in the same way?In 2017, “Cat Person”, the first short story I’d ever published, went viral. In the story, a college student name...
12:14 2019-08-03

Eve Ensler: ‘Writing about my father's abuse has freed me from hate' The playwright and activist on honouring her body, secret initiations and being happy in her 60sBorn in New York, Eve Ensler, 66, premiered her play The Vagina Monologues in 1996. It has since been translated into 48 languages and performed in more t...
15:28 2019-06-22

Alex Cameron, Jemima Kirke and the behaviour of men: 'I can't get away from writing about it' The Australian artist has been under fire for his ironic personas but his new album is a left-turn, and a ‘gift’ to the actor he wrote it for “No matter how hard I try, I can’t get away from writing about the behaviour of men,” Alex Cameron says.The ...
18:14 2019-09-12

‘What’ll happen if I try this?’: David Mitchell on writing Cloud Atlas Bold and ambitious, this wildly inventive novel blurred genre boundaries in six interlinked stories. The author reveals his inspirations • The 100 best books of the 21st centuryBig books are made of many ingredients, and Cloud Atlas is no exception. ...
09:42 2019-09-21

Adam Ferrara is always writing jokes — even while playing pool Adam Ferrara bounces between coasts these days, but says there’s no contest as to where he prefers to do stand-up. “I’m a better comic in New York — there’s more energy to draw from,” says the comedian and actor (“Rescue Me,” “Top Gear US”). Born 53 ...
23:56 2019-09-19

Covering the Closer: Two Decades of Writing on Mariano Rivera Ahead of Rivera’s induction into the Hall of Fame this weekend, we compiled excerpts of New York Times articles from a handful of the biggest moments of his storied career....
16:14 2019-07-21

Woman raped by Brock Turner is writing memoir NEW YORK (AP) — The woman who was raped by college swimmer Brock Turner and confronted him in court before his sentencing is writing a memoir. Viking Books announced Wednesday that it would publish the book, currently untitled, by the woman known pub...
23:28 2019-06-05

What I learned writing about climate change and the US south for a year I crisscrossed a region – my own – that is mired in a culture of denial and delay. The conversation on the climate crisis has not changed fast enoughIt’s 96 degrees in downtown Beaufort, North Carolina, a place where I spent much of my childhood. The...
00:00 2019-08-08

Why John Waters Swears By his Motivating 'Writing Sweater' The filmmaker and writer, whose new book of essays, ‘Mr. Know-It-All: The Tarnished Wisdom of a Filth Elder,’ was released last month, considers the ways clothing can inspire....
21:28 2019-06-04

Here's to bandit country: the Irish border, writing's new frontier Once overshadowed by Dublin and Belfast, the border regions are finally being recognised for inspiring some of Ireland’s best writing – and it’s not all about BrexitAsk anyone where they think about when they think about Irish writing and they’ll pro...
11:42 2019-06-11

Sunday with Ian Rankin: ‘I always worry when I start writing it'll be no good’ The crime writer on unread books and bright ideasWhat’s the first thing you see when you wake up? The huge pile of unread books by my bed. I buy too many books, then publishers and authors send more, probably 300 books a year. I can read 70 or 80 at ...
12:14 2019-08-11

Excerpts From Mahatma Gandhi's Writing Put Together In Form Of Book Excerpts drawn from Mahatma Gandhi's books, letters and essays on non-violent civil disobedience and activism have been put together in form of a book, publisher Penguin Classics said....
13:14 2019-09-30

Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins writing how-to book, graphic novel LOS ANGELES (AP) — After dominating the digital world, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins is branching out — offline. Blevins revealed Wednesday he is writing three books to be published later this year, including a how-to on streaming video games and...
22:00 2019-06-19

5G security: does more data mean increased risk? It’s easy to overhype 5G, but it’s not an exaggeration to suggest the arrival of the next generation network represents the most significant development in the history of mobile communications.The transitions from 2G to 3G, and 3G to 4G...
16:42 2019-06-05

U.S. Jobless Claims Increased Last Week The number of Americans applying for first-time unemployment benefits rose last week but remained near historically low levels, a sign of a firm labor market....
16:42 2019-08-01

Here's How Much Vehicle Emissions Have Increased In Your City At the heart of how Americans get around is a paradox: the vehicles we use keep getting more efficient, but the emissions from those vehicles have gone way up....
11:28 2019-10-11

“WHAT HAPPENED????” How a remote tech writing gig proved to be an old-school scam Enlarge / Maybe this is the "Mark Taylor" I seek... (credit: Getty Images | vladru) After a layoff dumped me into the job market for the first time in more than a decade, I had an all-too-close encounter with a new breed of digital fraudsters who p...
15:56 2019-06-02

Underland Reimagines Nature Writing About an Increasingly Unnatural World Traditional nature writing explores the majesty of earth’s topographies—its fields and streams and mountains—those sunlit places bursting with blues and greens. Such writing reminds us of the beauty of pristine nature and evokes a desire to get out o...
15:28 2019-06-01

John Carpenter and Anthony Burch Are Co-Writing a New Joker Comic The Joker? Oh, you mean the Joker? No, no, the Joker. Lately, there are a lot of Jokers. The newest one is being written by John Carpenter. Read more......
07:56 2019-07-14

In 1999, video game writing hit a high-water mark Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Pl...
09:00 2019-08-09

Ali Smith: ‘Toni Morrison’s writing changes my life every time I read it’ The novelist on Muriel Spark, Katherine Mansfield and learning to read with the BeatlesThe books I am currently readingVolume 1 of a really good new collection of Katherine Mansfield’s letters, still in manuscript; Isabel Colegate’s Orlando trilogy; ...
14:01 2019-06-29

Toni Morrison on Solidarity and the Labor of Writing Is Still Relevant Nearly 40 Years Later The death of acclaimed author, Nobel Laureate, and Pulitzer Prize winner Toni Morrison has been met with an outpouring of reflections and tributes, each highlighting her incomparable contributions to literature and the black American experience. But ...
07:14 2019-08-07

‘Start writing history’ – Commissioner McEnroe’s message for Kyrgios "The self-appointed Commissioner of Tennis returns for the French Open and is pleading with the absent Nick Kyrgios to write some tennis history of his own."...
12:42 2019-05-29

Steven Spielberg is writing a horror show you can only stream at night Mobile streaming service Quibi has locked down a number of intriguing projects ahead of its launch next year, including a revival of MTV's Punk'd and a semi-fictionalized account of the story behind Snap. Steven Spielberg is working on a Qu...
17:00 2019-06-11

A Chat With Jia Tolentino, Woman Famous for Writing a Story About a Man Who Had Sex With a Dolphin Jia Tolentino, a staff writer at the New Yorker, is on the precipice of releasing her first book, Trick Mirror, a collection of acutely observed essays that is befittingly receiving a compendium of breathless reviews, many of which designate her as t...
20:14 2019-08-06

Earliest Writing System May Have Been Developed by Ancient Metalworkers 6,000 Years Ago An Israeli academic has claimed to have found the earliest writing in the world. He claims that a proto-writing system was developed by ancient metalworkers over 6,000 years ago in the southern Levant. ...
05:14 2019-08-06

How Herman Melville's 'Moby-Dick' anticipated modernist writing He was born 200 years ago, yet Melville is still one of the world's most celebrated authors. His best-known book was so far ahead of its time that it was largely forgotten for almost a century before being rediscovered....
18:42 2019-07-31

The writing on the wall that could spell disaster for Erdoğan in Istanbul election A shock mayoral win in March led the regime to void elections. Polls suggest a new ballot on Sunday may boost the anti-government voteThe graffiti appeared in Istanbul’s Gayrettepe neighbourhood one morning last month. It showed the word “justice” wr...
23:14 2019-06-22

In ‘Underland,’ Excellent Nature Writing From Deep, Dark Places In his latest book, the acclaimed English nature writer Robert Macfarlane goes beneath forest floors, and into sea caves and sinkholes, among other subterranean adventures....
20:28 2019-06-03

Brock Turner’s rape victim writing memoir about her assault The woman sexually assaulted by a former Stanford University swimmer is writing a memoir about her harrowing experience. The nonfiction book “will reclaim the story of her sexual assault, expose the arduous nature of the legal system, and emerg...
20:14 2019-06-06

Steven Spielberg writing horror series you can only stream after midnight For someone who’s been criticizing streaming platforms, Steven Spielberg is surely adapting fast to the best entertainment format available right now. Not only is the Hollywood veteran working on a reboot of his Amazing Stories for Apple TV+, but he’...
21:28 2019-06-11

Weeding, writing and arithmetic… why green fingers are good for our children Schools should teach pupils gardening skills to instil a passion for the environment in future generations, says horticultural chiefFrom the water vole to the Scottish wildcat, the dwindling numbers of Britain’s most at-risk animals are well document...
14:28 2019-07-21

Steven Spielberg is writing a horror series you can only stream after midnight For someone who’s been criticizing streaming platforms, Steven Spielberg is surely adapting fast to the best entertainment format available right now. Not only is the Hollywood veteran working on a reboot of his Amazing Stories for Apple TV+, b...
23:42 2019-06-11

Paul McCartney writing ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ stage musical Paul McCartney is writing his first stage musical, an adaptation of classic movie “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Producer Bill Kenwright says the ex-Beatle has been collaborating with “Billy Elliot” playwright Lee Hall...
03:00 2019-07-18

Cops writing traffic ticket bust man with hot-pink pistol A man packing a hot-pink handgun was busted by cops after leaving his car double-parked in Harlem, police said Wednesday. Cops were writing Quincy Walker a ticket for blocking traffic on Amsterdam Avenue near 149th Street around 8 p.m. Tuesday, when ...
10:56 2019-08-22

Climate crisis: Is travel writing — or even traveling — still morally legitimate? As we grapple with climate change, travel journalist Paul Sullivan considers the cognitive and moral dissonance involved in selling destinations at a time when the planet needs us to be traveling less....
05:00 2019-09-06

Nxivm leader was writing twisted handbook on sex slavery: testimony Nxivm leader Keith Raniere planned to market his alleged sex cult — and was even in the process of writing a handbook about his twisted obsession, a former member said. DOS slave Lauren Salzman testified Monday she was helping Raniere edit his ...
19:56 2019-05-21

'I miss him': How 'Empire' addressed writing off Jussie Smollett's character In Tuesday night's season 6 premiere, "Empire" acknowledged the elephant in the room: Jussie Smollett's absence following his hate crime hoax scandal.        ...
04:00 2019-09-26

After Backlash, Nike Puts Protections for Pregnant Athletes in Writing Protections for their pregnant athletes? After facing criticism for not including allowances for maternity and postnatal leave in its sponsorship contracts, Nike has decided to “just do it.”...
00:00 2019-05-22

Bezos blasted for saying Amazon writing its own facial recognition laws An activist group pushing for a federal ban on facial recognition blasted Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos over comments this week about the company’s efforts to write its own regulations for the controversial tech. In response to a reporter’s quest...
00:56 2019-09-28

Writing: Making Your Mark reveals the power of the written word Is a written culture necessary to make a better culture or better citizens? A smart, satisfyingly deep exhibition at the British Library leaves us wondering...
16:42 2019-05-21

Wally Lamb, prison at odds again over inmate writing program Author Wally Lamb says he was barred from entering a Connecticut women’s prison to resume a writing program that had been reinstated after an investigation cleared him...
00:56 2019-09-28

Hey, Sophie Turner, the ‘Game of Thrones’ season 8 writing is what’s disrespectful The eighth Game of Thrones season is finally over, and so are our dreams about getting the satisfying Game of Thrones story we wanted. Even before the finale aired it was clear we were witnessing the worst Game of Thrones season in history, and a dis...
23:42 2019-05-21

Vitamins and supplements for increased blood flow Although there is little robust research to support the claims of their effectiveness, some vitamins may help increase blood flow. Learn about them here....
02:42 2019-07-24

Study finds the national median age has increased NBC — According to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, half of the United States population is now over the age of 38 years old. That’s because the media age increased from 38.2 years in 2018, up from 37.2 years in 2010. More than four ...
03:42 2019-06-21

Increased immigration may be a boon for social security Before you think I’m against immigration, let me state once again my feelings on the issue. I am very much pro-immigration. The US should allow lots of new people into this country in hopes that they become good, tax-paying citizens. Why? Because it’...
15:14 2019-07-16

"Respect For India Has Increased Since 2014": PM On His Return From US Thousands of people gathered at New Delhi's Palam airport on Saturday evening to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi upon his return from a week-long trip to the United States to attend the 74th......
23:42 2019-09-28

Deaths on German roads increased in 2018 Road deaths in Germany increased in 2018 after two years of decline. The largest increase was among cyclists, and with the introduction of e-scooters, advocacy groups are calling for change....
06:56 2019-07-10

These hackers are supercharging your sex toys for increased pleasure This article was originally published on SEXTECHGUIDE, an independent publication that looks at the intersection between sex and technology in a non-explicit, as close to a ‘safe for work’ way as possible – including app reviews, adult VR info, sexte...
14:00 2019-08-31

Carly Simon writing memoir about friend Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Carly Simon is writing an "intimate, vulnerable" memoir about a very famous friend, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.        ...
18:00 2019-05-21

Akilah Hughes on YouTube, podcasting, and the uphill battle of book-writing Comedian and writer Akilah Hughes first started posting videos on YouTube over a decade ago as a way to hone her voice, especially when it felt like no one in her suburban Kentucky hometown would listen. As the YouTube community grew, so did her audi...
08:56 2019-09-28

Maharashtra College Expels 6 Students For Writing To PM, Cites Poll Code The Congress on Saturday complained to the Maharashtra Chief Electoral Officer against the recent "expulsion" of six students by a university citing the model code of conduct, after they wrote to......
18:14 2019-10-12

San Diego synagogue shooting suspect said N.Z. shooter’s writing was ‘spot on’: docs The San Diego synagogue shooting suspect expressed regret in a text message that he missed seeing the livestream video of the New Zealand killings in March....
08:14 2019-08-01

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a long-shot presidential bid....
09:28 2019-06-06

Activists blast Bezos for saying Amazon is writing its own facial recognition laws An activist group pushing for a federal ban on facial recognition blasted Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos over comments this week about the company's efforts to write its own regulations for the controversial technology....
04:42 2019-09-27

Journalist says CBP agent refused to return passport until he admitted to writing 'propaganda' A U.S. Customs and Border Protection official withheld journalist Ben Watson's passport until he admitted to writing 'propaganda.'        ...
03:14 2019-10-06

After UK Envoy Sacked, Diplomats Fear Putting Trump Criticism In Writing The lightning-fast resignation of Britain's ambassador to the United States on Wednesday after a leak of his correspondence criticizing the Trump administration has sent shivers down the spines of......
04:56 2019-07-11

A new government study shows pot use in pregnant women has increased NBC — More women are smoking marijuana while pregnant. Government researchers analyzed data from over 467,000 women who were between the ages of 12 and 44. Overall, 7% of the women said they smoked marijuana while pregnant in 2017. That is an i...
10:28 2019-06-20

Germany facing risk of increased water shortages Germans have never had to worry much about water scarcity. But with rising global temperatures driving record heatwaves and prolonged droughts, demand for the precious resource is increasing....
10:28 2019-08-08

Increased recycling collection fees possible for Saskatoon residents Saskatoon city council will decide whether to increase fees for curbside recycling collection following the end of the seven-year contract with Loraas....
16:00 2019-09-10

High fat diet may cause brain changes, leading to increased desire to eat In a study, mice who ate a high-fat diet experienced hypothalamic inflammation, causing changes to their microglial cells. Researchers say these physical changes caused neurological ones that may lead to obesity....
00:56 2019-09-10

PTSD linked to increased risk of ovarian cancer (Reuters Health) - Women who exhibit many classic symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be much more likely to develop ovarian cancer than their counterparts who don't, a new study suggests....
05:14 2019-09-14

Producers price index increased 0.1 percent in August The Producer Price Index, which measures the average change in the prices domestic producers receive for their output, increased 0.1 percent in August, according to a new report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics....
19:28 2019-09-11

Putin says no risk of increased radiation after rocket blast Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday there was no risk of increased radiation levels after a blast at a military site in northern Russia on Aug. 8 that killed at least five people....
19:56 2019-08-19

Will Outline Increased Iran Sanctions Within 48 Hours, Says Trump U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday told reporters that he would provide more details about increased U.S. sanctions on Iran within 48 hours, after announcing them earlier on Twitter....
22:56 2019-09-18

Trump Warns Iran "Sanctions Will Soon Be Increased, Substantially" President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an emergency......
17:42 2019-07-10

Palestinians reject U.S. charge of increased prisoner stipends The cash-strapped Palestinian Authority (PA) denied on Thursday U.S. allegations it had increased payments to families of militants in Israeli jails, and said the main obstacle to peace was Israeli occupation of Palestinian land....
15:14 2019-07-11

Knee injuries tied to increased risk of arthritis (Reuters Health) - Osteoarthritis of the knee is more common in people who've had injuries to the ligament or the cartilage that help stabilize the knee joint, a research review suggests....
00:28 2019-05-31

Increased power needs for Wi-Fi 6 / 802.11ax: How does this impact PoE access points? Power over Ethernet (PoE) is limited to 30W, but higher power is required for high-performance Wi-Fi 6 access points. Can businesses with existing cabling upgrade without running new cables?...
03:56 2019-07-13

Landslides have increased by 6000 per cent on an Arctic island The landscape of Banks Island in the far north of Canada is being reshaped by global warming-triggered land slumps, and the situation is set to get much worse...
14:42 2019-05-21

Global restrictions on religion increased over decade, Pew report Restrictions on religion are on the rise, not just under authoritarian regimes but also in European democracies, according to the US Pew center. It found Christians are harassed in 143 countries, and Muslims in 140....
10:28 2019-07-16

iPhone Production Reportedly Increased Post Huawei Ban Apple has reportedly increased the iPhone assemblies and shipments to 40 million units in the quarter ending in June which was originally estimated at 39 million....
16:28 2019-06-29

Researchers find cause for increased disease burden after midlife When important molecular programs that encourage longevity begin to break down, that's when the body crosses over into the stage of a midlife crisis....
02:14 2019-06-07

Living with HIV means increased risk of heart disease (Reuters Health) - People living with HIV are more likely to get heart disease than those without the virus, making it all the more critical they do things like exercise, eat well, and avoid smoking, U.S. doctors say....
06:14 2019-06-07

Abercrombie & Fitch CEO says smaller stores are the future (as it closes 3 of its largest stores) While Abercrombie & Fitch is planning to close three more of its flagship retail locations, it's opening additional smaller-format stores in a bid to keep traffic growing....
19:00 2019-05-29

After British ambassador’s downfall, diplomats fear putting Trump criticisms in writing The resignation of Kim Darroch prompted discussions about moderating the tone of assessments about the Trump administration. But one former diplomat said the extra caution won’t last....
02:56 2019-07-11

Well-Deserved Break: After All His Hard Work, Robert Mueller Is Relaxing By Writing A Report About Himself After spending a long two years conducting an investigation into Russia’s efforts to sway the 2016 election in favor of Donald Trump, Robert Mueller is finally enjoying a well-deserved break. With his exhaustive 448-page report on Russian interferenc...
14:32 2019-05-21

It's Andy Muschietti in talks to direct The Flash, with Christina Hodson possibly writing In March, Ezra Miller announced a plan to jumpstart the long-delayed Flash movie by teaming up with legendary comic writer Grant Morrison to write a whole new script, scrapping whatever previous writers and directors (including Rick Famuyiwa and Game...
09:42 2019-07-03

Emily Doe, the survivor in the Brock Turner sexual assault case, is writing a memoir Emily Doe, who was sexually assaulted by ex-Stanford University student Brock Turner, is writing a memoir on her assault, the trial and her recovery.        ...
05:42 2019-06-06

Why is a TV critic writing about Trump's rise? It makes perfect sense to James Poniewozik James Poniewozik, the New York Times TV critic, looks at the evolution of Donald Trump and TV in the excellent book 'Audience of One.'        ...
09:42 2019-09-17

Facebook increased Vietnam content restrictions by 500% during 2018 - report Facebook increased the amount of content it restricted access to in Vietnam by over 500% in the last half of 2018, the U.S. social media giant said in a report released on Friday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up its crackdown on online dissen...
12:28 2019-05-24

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its public schools....
23:00 2019-06-14

Gold Prices At An All-Time High On Increased Demand: 10 Points Rising for second day in a row, gold prices registered a new record high on Wednesday. Gold prices rose by Rs 50 to hit an all-time high of Rs 38,820 per 10 gram in Delhi, news agency Press Trust of......
16:56 2019-08-21

CBOE Holdings Declares Increased Third-Quarter 2017 Dividend CHICAGO – July 28, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced its Board of Directors declared an increased quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share of common stock for the third quarter of 2017, representing an 8 percen...
23:00 2019-05-21

CBOE Holdings Declares Increased Third-Quarter 2016 Dividend CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors declared an increased dividend of $0.25 per share for the third quarter of 2016, representing a 9 percent increase compared to the prior quarter’s dividend of $0.23 per sh...
07:28 2019-05-22

CBOE Futures Exchange November Volume Increased 9% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that trading volume during November 2011 totaled 822,783 contracts, an increase of nine percent from the 751,481 contracts traded in November 2010. Average da...
12:56 2019-05-22

Obesity linked to loss of gut antibody, increased insulin resistance Obesity may cause a gut bacteria known as immunoglobulin A to leak through stomach tissue, leading to inflammation that causes the body to develop insulin resistance....
23:14 2019-08-13

Hauliers face increased fines under new no-deal Brexit powers Hauliers will face increased fines and civilian traffic officers will be granted new powers in the event of a no-deal Brexit under government plans to try and avoid debilitating customs delays at Dover. ...
04:01 2019-08-01

Extra red meat helpings linked to increased odds of death (Reuters Health) - Adults who increase the amount of red meat they consume over the years also increase their odds of dying sooner than those who hold steady or reduce meat intake, a U.S. study suggests....
00:28 2019-06-21

Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions increased for fourth year in a row in 2018 UN estimates indicate net greenhouse gas emissions in 2018 were 537 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalentAustralia’s greenhouse gas emissions continued to rise in 2018, according to a government report to the United Nations.The submission shows...
08:00 2019-05-29

Miner Acacia agrees to increased buyout offer from Barrick The world's second biggest gold miner Barrick Gold Corp has agreed a deal to buy Tanzania-focussed Acacia Mining that values the firm at 951 million pounds, Acacia said on Friday....
09:42 2019-07-19

UAW approves increased pay for striking General Motors, Aramark workers United Auto Workers members currently on strike will receive a pay increase and the opportunity to secure part-time employment beginning Sunday, the union said....
22:00 2019-10-13

Vets with PTSD at increased risk of death from suicide, accidents U.S. veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are more likely than typical Americans to die of causes including suicide and accidental injuries, a recent study suggests....
21:28 2019-06-27

Increased northern cod quota could slow species’ recovery: conservationist The commercial cod fishery, essential to Newfoundland and Labrador's fishing industry, collapsed and was placed under a moratorium in 1992, throwing thousands out of work and sparking protests....
21:42 2019-06-27

Raymond James upgrades Apple on 'increased conviction in a 5G iPhone' Raymond James upgraded Apple and said its most recent checks show Apple is preparing to bring a 5G iPhone to a wider range of models than previously thought....
12:42 2019-07-18

Trump warns Iran sanctions to be increased ‘substantially’ on Twitter On Twitter, Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon...
21:14 2019-07-10

Drinking sugary drinks linked to an increased risk for all cancers Drinking an average of just under 200 ml of a sugar-sweetened drink or fruit juice each day has been linked to an 18 per cent increase in cancer risk...
02:28 2019-07-11

Ox-drawn plows to blame for increased inequality in Eurasia beginning in 4,000 BC The adoption of the ox-drawn plow, not the advent of agriculture, triggered an accelerating increase in inequality among Eurasian societies beginning around 4000 B.C....
00:00 2019-09-19

Independent Cuban journalists petition against increased government repression A group of 55 independent journalists, bloggers and activists in Communist-run Cuba launched a petition this week denouncing increased media repression and calling for guarantees for press freedom....
00:28 2019-09-19

Farmer Suicides Increased After Rs 70,000 Crore Waiver Scheme: Government Suicides by farmers increased after a loan waiver of Rs 70,000 crore was announced by the previous UPA government in 2008, Union minister Parshottam Rupala said today....
10:42 2019-07-09

Cannabis use in Canada increased 40 per cent between 2013 and 2017: UN report It says the increase in Canada during this time was more pronounced in adults aged 20 or older, while it declined among young people aged 19 or younger....
22:00 2019-07-01

Libya’s Increased Oil Production Thwarts OPEC’s Reduction Plans Despite the country’s political instability, its production has grown to 885,000 barrels a day, undercutting OPEC’s efforts to shrink supplies worldwide....
15:14 2019-05-21

Men who conceive with assisted reproduction at increased prostate cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Men who conceive children using assisted reproduction techniques (ART) like in vitro fertilization (IVF) are more likely to develop prostate cancer and may benefit from screening, a recent study suggests....
08:42 2019-10-11

Study: Increased HPV vaccinations may prevent 1,300 cases of cancer in California Increasing HPV vaccination to 99.5 percent in California could prevent cancer in more than 1,300 people, a study says, as U.S. and global agencies promote the vaccine as a way to prevent cervical and other cancers....
22:56 2019-07-02

Germany's Muslims demand better protection amid increased threats Germany's Muslims feel increasingly threatened after a number of recent bomb scares at mosques. Now, the heads of the country's leading Muslim associations want the government to take protective action....
01:28 2019-07-25

Centennial Coal massively increased emissions from two mines with no penalty Miner given permission due to ‘loopholes’ in safeguard mechanism, Australian Conservation Foundation saysAn Australian mining company was able to massively increase greenhouse gas emissions from two of its coalmines without penalty under a government...
06:00 2019-10-06

Uber and Lyft increased traffic delays in San Francisco by 40 percent Uber and Lyft say they help cut down on vehicle congestion, but a new analysis of San Francisco traffic found they did the opposite over a six year period...
15:28 2019-05-21

Russian propaganda increased after 2016 U.S. election: Senate committee The Senate committee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election said on Tuesday that the Kremlin's best-known propaganda arm increased its social media activity after that vote, adding to concerns about foreign meddling in the curre...
23:42 2019-10-08

Drinking more soda and juice tied to increased diabetes risk (Reuters Health) - People who increase their consumption of sodas, juices and other sweet drinks over time are more likely than those who don't to develop diabetes, a U.S. study suggests....
03:14 2019-10-10

Vaping Ban: Is This the Beginning of the End for Juul? The e-cigarette and vaping industry faces renewed scrutiny from federal regulators over its alleged efforts to market products to underage consumers....
01:00 2019-09-12

Juul stops all US ads, boots CEO Enlarge / Menthol pods for Juul Labs Inc. e-cigarettes are displayed for sale at a store in Princeton, Illinois, U.S., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) As e-cigarette-maker Juul faces increasingly searing scrutiny for alleged...
22:14 2019-09-25

We Are Meharry, Not Juul’s Marionette When my alma mater—Meharry Medical College (one of only three historically black colleges and universities that produces physicians, dentists, and biomedical researchers)—welcomed a $7.5 million donation from Juul/Altria, the world’s leading e-cigare...
19:01 2019-07-10

FDA says Juul ‘ignored the law’ and warns it may take action The Food and Drug Administration has put vaping giant Juul on notice with a pair of letters calling out the company for misleading statements about its products and ongoing targeting of teens. It is demanding written answers to a boatload of pertinen...
03:00 2019-09-10

The atrocious ‘Game of Thrones’ finale is the officially lowest-rated show ever to get an Emmy nod for writing Let’s be clear about one thing right from the top here. HBO’s Game of Thrones deserves tons of praise for the impressive pile of Emmy nominations it just picked up a few days ago — 32, to be exact, the most ever accumulated for a sh...
02:28 2019-07-20

Why is a TV critic writing about Trump's rise? It makes perfect sense to James Poniewozik James Poniewozik, the New York Times TV critic, looks at the evolution of Donald Trump and TV in the excellent book 'Audience of One.'        ...
03:28 2019-09-10

Donald Trump Jr. is writing a book and Twitter has title ideas — that his siblings love After it was announced that Donald Trump Jr. is planning a book, his critics came armed with title ideas like "Hop on Pop's Coattails."        ...
23:42 2019-05-22

Reward increased to $52K in Dulce Maria Alavez missing girl case Nearly a month after 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez disappeared from a New Jersey park, the reward for any information leading to her return has jumped to $52,000, authorities announced. Unions representing New Jersey State Police troopers and officer...
18:56 2019-10-10

4 Your Health: E-cig marketing increased young adults likelihood of vaping by 30 percent New research suggests the popularity of e-cigarettes among teens and young adults has been fueled by unregulated advertising of the devices. A new study from the University of Texas found teens who recalled store-based e-cigarette ads were twice as l...
00:42 2019-08-27

Trump announces increased tariffs on China in latest trade war salvo President Trump announced on Twitter Friday that his administration will retaliate against China by raising on imports from the Asian nation amid a bitter trade war between the two countries....
09:00 2019-08-24

Gender minority college students at increased mental health risk (Reuters Health) - Gender minority students in U.S. colleges and universities are four times as likely as other students to experience mental health problems, researchers say....
07:00 2019-08-24

Safer opioid Tramadol linked to increased risk of low blood sugar People who use the drug Tramadol, commercially marketed as ConZip or Ultram, have 10 times the risk of developing hypoglycemia, a condition marked by a sharp drop in blood sugar, according to new research....
16:28 2019-08-28

Why the esports audience is set to surge — and how brands can take advantage of increased fans and viewership This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. BI Intelligence Espor...
18:42 2019-07-08

Cboe Global Markets Declares Increased Third-Quarter 2019 Dividend CHICAGO – July 31, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared an increased quarterly cash dividend of $0.36 per share of common stock...
02:28 2019-08-01

Increased screen time can cause development problems in kids, experts warn Dr. Pamela Hurst-Della Pietra, a well-known child development expert, tells Fox News there has been a 28 percent increase in psychiatric emergency department visits related to suicide attempts since 2011; the CDC says suicide rates are up 30 percent ...
03:56 2019-08-17

Former U.S. pro football players may face increased risk of heart rhythm problem (Reuters Health) - Former players from the National Football League may face an increased risk of a type of irregular heartbeat that could lead to stroke, a new study suggests....
00:14 2019-07-25

Russia's Putin denies increased radiation levels following deadly blast Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that there's no risk of increased radiation levels following a deadly blast at a military site in Northern Russia earlier this month that killed at least five people....
00:14 2019-08-20

Chronic depression after heart attack tied to increased risk of death (Reuters Health) - Heart attack survivors with chronic mood disorders may be more likely to die prematurely than their counterparts who don't suffer these problems, a recent study suggests....
23:42 2019-06-12

Trump announces increased troop presence in Poland in meeting with Duda The president and his Polish counterpart agreed that the US would deploy 1,000 additional US troops. Military hardware and LNG sales were penned; Trump also mooted sanctions for Germany for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline....
22:28 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-Miner Acacia agrees to increased buyout offer from Barrick Barrick Gold Corp has agreed to buy out fellow shareholders in Acacia Mining in a deal that values the firm at 951 million pounds, ending a two-month standoff between the world's second biggest gold miner and its Africa unit....
09:42 2019-07-19

Portugal election: Socialists retain power with increased share of the vote António Costa bucks the trend of declining fortunes for Europe’s left, but remains short of an outright majority Portuguese prime minister António Costa’s Socialist party has won the country’s general election but has fallen short of an outright majo...
05:56 2019-10-07

Family history of diabetes linked to increased bone fracture risk Families with a history of diabetes have a higher bone density than those who don't, which can put them at a higher risk for bone fragility or fractures, new research suggests....
22:28 2019-08-21

US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted. The post US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted appe...
14:56 2019-06-12

Signs of new U.S.-China trade discussions emerge as increased tariffs loom The United States and China gave signs on Thursday that they will resume trade talks as the two economic superpowers discussed the next round of in-person negotiations in September ahead of a looming deadline for additional U.S. tariffs....
02:14 2019-08-30

4 Your Health: New report shows drug prices increased faster than inflation (NBC News)- One of the most commonly prescribed anti-depressants seems to reduce anxiety more than depression. Researchers in the U.K. studied the effects of Zoloft on over 600 patients. After six weeks, patients felt less anxiety, but the drug did ...
09:42 2019-09-21

4 Your Health: Soft drinks linked to increased risk of early death (NBC)- Lifestyle plays a bigger role than family history when it comes to heart disease risk. Scientists studied over 1,000 middle aged adults with coronary artery disease. While there was a genetic impact nearly three-quarters had multiple lifestyle...
23:56 2019-09-03

Fact-Checking Trump’s Statements on Increased Military Strikes in Afghanistan A survey of military operations seems to indicate that, at best, the president is exaggerating the pace of current operations, even if they have increased in recent weeks....
20:42 2019-09-12

Increased Traffic Fines Too Harsh, Won't Apply In Bengal: Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that she will not implement the new law that imposes hefty fines for traffic violations, a day after BJP-ruled Gujarat slashed penalties....
15:56 2019-09-11

Evening newscasts increased ‘impeachment’ talk following Mueller report, study says Evening newscasts on ABC, CBS and NBC have ramped up “impeachment” talk since Special Counsel Robert Mueller announced that he did not find evidence that of Russian collusion, according to a new study....
22:00 2019-06-04

Sepsis survivors at increased risk of death after critical illness – study Being older, male and having multiple health problems found to heighten risk factorsSepsis survivors are at a heightened risk of death in the years after their illness if it has been critical, research has shown.Of those discharged from hospital in E...
18:42 2019-05-31

Juul Illegally Marketed E-Cigarettes, F.D.A. Says The agency sent a warning letter to the company, saying it violated regulations by touting its vaping products as safer than traditional tobacco cigarettes....
20:28 2019-09-09

Juul warned by FDA over marketing practices The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Juul Labs Inc on Monday for marketing its e-cigarettes as safer than traditional cigarettes, the latest move by the agency to curb the use of vaping devices that have become extremely popular among teens....
09:14 2019-09-10

Juul Hires Another Top Altria Executive Juul Labs is bringing over a second high-ranking executive from Marlboro maker Altria Group as the vaping startup attempts to repair its damaged relationship with regulators amid a rise in teen vaping....
08:00 2019-10-02

Juul Replaces Its C.E.O. With a Tobacco Executive The surprise announcement was the latest sign of crisis at a company under scrutiny over its vaping products that have been highly popular among teenagers....
00:28 2019-09-26

Ronan Farrow’s writing partner agrees NBC went easy on Harvey Weinstein to protect Matt Lauer Ronan Farrow’s reporting partner has penned his own first-person account corroborating that the two execs at the helm of NBC News systematically shut down their investigations into Harvey Weinstein because the movie mogul threatened to expose s...
10:28 2019-10-12

Netanyahu denies writing message that caused Facebook to sanction his page's chatbot over hate speech Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has denied writing a message that caused Facebook to sanction his page for a violation of its hate speech policy....
02:56 2019-09-13

James Comey is swimming in cash between six-figure speaking fees, writing contracts, and his book deal Drew Angerer/Getty Images Former-FBI director James Comey has forged a lucrative second-act in media. Comey was infamously fired by President Donald Trump in 2017, and in his new life he's made it his mission to return the favor and drive Trump from...
03:00 2019-10-13

Georgia substitute teacher fired for writing list that labeled students as ‘angels’ or ‘devils,’ district says A Georgia school district says it has fired a substitute teacher this week after she wrote a list that categorized students as either “angels” or “devils”....
00:00 2019-09-21

India imposing increased, retaliatory tariffs on US exports including apples, almonds India is now imposing increased tariffs on 28 U.S. products including apples, almonds and walnuts, a move seen as a retaliatory act.       ...
19:56 2019-06-16

Norway's increased military budget omits NATO missile defense system Norway will increase its 2020 defense budget by $218 million, the government announced, but it does not include participation in NATO's missile defense system....
22:00 2019-10-09

This Is America: Dayton, Ohio, Mayor Had Security Increased After Public Fallout With Trump Please think about what I am about to say: An American mayor was assigned security after a public feud with the president of the United States, because the American mayor needed protection from the sycophants who follow the president....
02:14 2019-08-20

Trump Signs Executive Order to Offset Agencies' Increased Administrative Spending The White House announced a new effort aimed at reining in spending at federal agencies by requiring them to offset administrative actions that boost mandatory spending with cuts elsewhere....
10:14 2019-10-11

"Increased Income Taxes Spooked Markets": Anand Mahindra On Union Budget Noted industrialist Anand Mahindra gave a guarded review of the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's first union budget on Friday, balancing rare criticism for the lack of splashy announcements with......
18:14 2019-07-05

Analysts doubt feds will go 'nuclear' on big tech, but see the increased scrutiny as a growing risk Analysts say the likelihood of a "nuclear option" from regulators — like a break-up of tech conglomerates forcing them to expose search algorithms — is small....
18:42 2019-06-04

Juul Labs suspends advertising in U.S., replaces CEO Juul Labs said on Wednesday it would suspend all broadcast, print and digital product advertising in the United States, and replaced Chief Executive Officer Kevin Burns with Altria Group Inc executive K.C. Crosthwaite....
17:42 2019-09-25

‘I’m sorry their child is using the product’: Juul CEO apologizes to parents Speaking to CNBC on a factory tour for a new documentary about vaping, Juul chief executive Kevin Burns was asked what he would say to a parent of a teenager who had been using his product....
18:14 2019-07-16

Several investors want to dump Juul after 35% of stock value vaporizes Juul shares are getting vaped again. Privately traded stock in the popular e-cigarette maker has plunged by more than a third from late last year’s peaks amid widening fears about health crises and government clampdowns. Several sizable Juul investor...
12:42 2019-09-25

My dad easily gave up his Marlboros. Now he won't give up his Juul I bought my 69-year-old father a Juul e-cigarette six months ago to see if he'd give up his Marlboro cigarettes. He easily quit smoking. Now he likes his Juul so much he doesn't plan to get rid of it....
15:42 2019-06-16

Scientists Wanted: Recruited by Juul, Many Researchers Say No Juul needs good science to prove to the F.D.A. that its e-cigarettes offer more benefits than risks. Some researchers say they are loath to take the company’s money....
09:14 2019-05-27

Juul Is Staring Down Yet Another Investigation Into Whether It Marketed to Kids E-cigarette giant Juul is looking at a fresh investigation into whether the company “actively” marketed its products to children, an allegation that has dogged the company even as it now says it’s working to cut off kids’ access to its products.Read ...
11:56 2019-06-15

E-Cig Giant Juul Is Considering Opening Its Own Vape Shops Vape giant Juul is looking into opening its own vape shops, according to reports, and may already be exploring ways to squash arguments that doing so would grant greater access to its products to teens amid intense scrutiny from the Food and Drug Adm...
23:14 2019-06-01

Hedge Fund Slashes Juul's Valuation Hedge fund Darsana Capital Partners recently wrote down its investment in Juul by more than a third and now holds it at a price that values the e-cigarette company at $24 billion, said people familiar with the matter....
18:56 2019-10-04

FTC is reportedly investigating Juul's marketing practices The Federal Trade Commission is investigating whether e-cigarette maker Juul used deceptive marketing and targeted minors, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal....
09:42 2019-08-30

Cramer: 'We beat smoking in this country. Then Juul came along' "It's a great thing" that e-cigarette manufacturer Juul is facing intense scrutiny and potential federal restrictions, says CNBC's Jim Cramer....
23:42 2019-09-25

Most of Juul’s Twitter followers are teens who can’t buy e-cigs Almost half of the people who followed Juul on Twitter last year were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States, according to a study published on Monday. Researchers analyzed data collected in April 2018 on public follower...
15:01 2019-05-21

Juul's app-connected e-cigarette keeps tabs on your vaping E-cigarette manufacturer Juul has come under fire for contributing to teen smoking rates. Recently, the company has been scrambling to demonstrate its products are aimed at adults, not teens. Its latest defense is an app-connected e-cigarette which r...
19:28 2019-08-05

Juul Tried to Position Itself As a Responsible Actor. It Backfired. Juul Labs pursued a strategy to win over Washington. But the e-cigarette maker wound up further alienating regulators, helping to thrust the once-soaring startup into a crisis that threatens its future....
19:00 2019-09-23

Juul Explores Opening Its Own E-Cigarette Stores in U.S. Juul Labs, the controversial e-cigarette maker, is exploring plans to open its own U.S. retail shops, looking to capitalize on its early dominance of the American market, according to people familiar with the matter....
01:28 2019-05-31

FDA warns Juul about advertising to school children The Food and Drug Administration put Juul Labs Inc., on notice Monday for allegedly advertising their products as “much safer than cigarettes” to kids in a school presentation....
21:14 2019-09-09

Two school districts sue Juul over vaping 'epidemic' Two public school districts on Monday sued Juul Labs Inc, accusing the company of endangering their students and draining their resources by marketing its addictive e-cigarettes to teenagers....
02:00 2019-10-08

Soft drinks, including sugar-free, linked to increased risk of early death Drink more water, say experts as they argue study proves need for curbs on consumptionPeople who regularly consume soft drinks have a higher risk of an early death, researchers have found, with the trend seen for both sugared and artificially sweeten...
20:28 2019-09-03

Inside the NRA’s finances: Deepening debt, increased spending on legal fees — and cuts to gun training The gun rights organization, which saw a boost in revenue in 2018, spent more on administrative costs and fundraising, ending the year with a growing shortfall, according to a financial report obtained by The Washington Post....
02:28 2019-06-15

World's largest active volcano in Hawaii upgraded to increased alert level Federal officials raised the alert level Tuesday for the world's largest active volcano, Hawaii's Mauna Loa, which last erupted in 1984.        ...
20:14 2019-07-03

Diet Rich In Refined Carbs, Red Meats Linked With Increased Risk Of Colorectal Cancer A new study has now linked the consumption of inflammatory diets with increased risk of colorectal cancer, which is the fourth most-frequent cancer worldwide....
15:28 2019-07-16

Trump, India's Modi discussed economic ties, increased trade: White House U.S. President Donald Trump spoke to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a phone call on Monday, during which the two leaders "discussed how they will continue to strengthen United States-India economic ties through increased trade," the White Hou...
19:56 2019-08-19

Juul faces House investigation over teen e-cigarette use Juul is facing even more heat over concerns that it's contributing to teen vaping. The House Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy has opened an investigation into the "youth e-cigarette epidemic" that could determine if Juul had markete...
20:00 2019-06-16

Juul Heist Thwarted by Lyft Driver, Cops Also Many things stand in the way of successfully pulling off an Ocean’s 11-style caper, among which picking an appropriate target and having an exit strategy are paramount. Climbing info a Lyft after stealing a $43 vape kit in broad daylight from a store...
00:28 2019-08-03

Juul reportedly faces federal criminal investigation E-cigarette maker Juul reportedly faces a federal criminal probe as the backlash over vaping concerns continues.       ...
01:56 2019-09-25

Juul's New E-Cig Sure Is Collecting a Dumb Amount of Data About Its Users As Juul explores ever-more creative means by which to curb what government officials refer to as an “epidemic” of teen vaping, one of its latest stabs at that undertaking involves collecting personally identifying data to verify that a user is legall...
23:00 2019-08-05

Hedge fund Darsana slashes Juul’s valuation by over a third Hedge fund Darsana Capital Partners has cut the value of its investment in Juul Labs by more than a third, a report Friday said. The write-down values the San Francisco-based company at $24 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported. The move comes am...
00:28 2019-10-05

WeWork, Uber, Juul: CEO ousters that have gripped the headlines CEOs of some of the nation's most well-known companies headed for the exit this week. Departure of WeWork's Adam Neumann is just latest in long line.       ...
18:00 2019-09-29

Juul Illegally Claimed That Its Products Were Safer than Cigarettes, FDA Says Juul illegally marketed its e-cigarettes as less harmful than tobacco cigarettes, and must find a way to correct that violation, according to a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). E-cigarettes like Juuls, which heat liquid nic...
02:28 2019-09-10

Juul hires former tobacco exec as CEO and ceases all US marketing Juul has announced a major shakeup of its juggernaut vape business. For starters, former Altria executive K.C. Crosthwaite is replacing Kevin Burns as the company's chief executive. Altria, if you need a refresher, is one of the largest tobacco ...
14:42 2019-09-25

Feds rip Juul for claiming its e-cigarette is safer than smoking Juul Labs violated US rules against marketing to teens by telling a group of New York high school kids that its wildly popular e-cigarettes were “totally safe,” according to the Food and Drug Administration. In letters to the vaping giant on Monday, ...
07:14 2019-09-10

FDA Warns Juul About Marketing Products as Safer Than Cigarettes Juul Labs has wrongfully marketed its electronic cigarettes and liquids as being safer than traditional cigarettes, the Food and Drug Administration said....
08:00 2019-09-10

Juul Labs quietly considering overseas financing round Juul Labs is opening its books to overseas investors as it looks to raise cash ahead of a global growth spurt, The Post has learned. The e-cigarette maker — whose wildly popular vaping devices have helped create a nicotine “epidemic” among US teens, ...
03:56 2019-05-22

India defends e-cigarette ban in court with attack on Juul The impending introduction of Juul e-cigarettes in India was a factor in the government's decision to ban the sale of vaping products, a top government lawyer said in court on Tuesday while defending the order....
23:14 2019-10-01

Juul gave presentations in schools to kids—and the FDA is fuming Enlarge / WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 25: A young man wears a shirt that reads DITCHJUUL while James Monsees, co-founder and chief product officer at JUUL Labs Inc., testifies before the House Economic and Consumer Policy Subcommittee, which is examining J...
17:00 2019-09-11

Juul CEO steps down amid intense company scrutiny By Lucy Bayly Kevin Burns has stepped down as chief executive of embattled e-cigarette maker Juul, amid intensifying scrutiny of the brand’s marketing practices and a public health crisis that has seen nine deaths related to vaping products and...
16:56 2019-09-25

Manhattan parents sue Juul for hooking their teen on nicotine Two Manhattan parents filed a lawsuit on Tuesday claiming their teenage daughter was sickened by e-cigarette giant Juul because the company illegally marketed the product to child using “big tobacco’s youth marketing playbook.” Pare...
09:14 2019-09-18

Rescue a Fallen AirPod With a Juul Charger and Floss Apple, the world’s biggest seller of expensive, droppable objects, reached their peak with AirPods: $169 a pair, cordless, and intended for pulling in and out of your ears five times a day. You will eventually drop one into a tight space, behind furn...
22:28 2019-05-31

Juul raises over $750 million in expanded funding round E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, which is facing regulatory scrutiny in the domestic U.S market, has raised $785.2 million in an equity and debt offering as it looks to expand globally, a regulatory filing showed....
02:00 2019-08-31

Juul is exploring plans to open its own US retail shops E-cigarette maker Juul Labs is considering opening U.S. retail shops that would only admit adults, a person familiar with the situation told CNBC on Thursday....
20:56 2019-05-30

Juul will require retailers to scan IDs before selling its vapes By May 2021, anyone looking to purchase a Juul e-cig will have to have their ID scanned. Juul announced today that it will soon require all retailers to use an updated point-of-sale (POS) system. When Juul products are scanned, the POS will prompt th...
17:42 2019-08-29

FTC probes marketing practices of e-cigarette maker Juul: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission is investigating the marketing practices of e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
20:56 2019-08-29

The FTC is reportedly investigating Juul's teen marketing tactics Juul is facing yet another investigation. This time, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is looking into the company's marketing practices. It will decide whether Juul used deceptive marketing, including targeting minors and using social media in...
02:42 2019-08-30

How Juul's reputation went from high-tech cool to hazardous The swing in the reputation of Juul Labs – from a cigarette alternative to a public danger – has engulfed the vaping company in crisis.       ...
00:56 2019-09-26

Juul CEO Resigns, Company Announces It Will Stop All Advertising Juul Labs CEO and cofounder Kevin Burns is stepping down from the San Francisco-based e-cigarette giant, according to a press release published on the company’s website. Juul also announced that it will stop all print, digital, and broadcast advertis...
16:00 2019-09-25

Federal Prosecutors Conducting Criminal Probe of Juul Federal prosecutors in California are conducting a criminal probe into e-cigarette maker Juul Labs, according to people familiar with the matter, escalating law-enforcement scrutiny of the startup....
01:56 2019-09-24

Juul's sales halted in China days after launch U.S. e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc said on Tuesday its products were not currently available on e-commerce web sites in China, days after it entered the world's single-largest market for tobacco consumption with over 300 million smokers....
04:28 2019-09-18

Juul raises $325 million in equity and debt financing E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering, a regulatory filing showed on Monday, as the company looks to speed up its global expansion at a time it is facing growing U.S. regulatory scrutiny....
13:56 2019-08-19

Juul reportedly facing federal criminal investigation E-cigarette maker Juul is reportedly facing a federal criminal probe as the backlash against companies over vaping concerns resumes.       ...
19:56 2019-09-24

Juul says it will keep running 'Make the Switch' ad campaign despite FDA concerns The FDA sent Juul a warning letter this week about its campaign urging people to "Make the Switch" from cigarettes, but the company isn't backing down....
21:56 2019-09-12

Juul introduces new POS standards to restrict sales to minors Juul Labs, the e-cigarette behemoth partially owned by Altria, has today announced a new POS age-verification system that it will require all Juul retailers to comply with by May 2021. The Retail Access Control Standards program, or RACS for short, r...
20:14 2019-08-29

Trump, Maduro confirm 'secret' Venezuela-US talks amid increased pressure on socialist regime President Donald Trump and Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro both confirmed that there have been “secret” discussions between the two nations for months now even as the U.S. ramped up economic sanctions against the socialist regime....
13:42 2019-08-22

Juul sales halted on Chinese websites just days after launch E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc.'s sales have been halted on two websites in China, just days after it launched in the world's biggest tobacco market....
04:56 2019-09-18

Juul’s mint-flavored e-cig sales skyrocketed after other flavors pulled Juul Labs’ plan to curb teen vaping by removing most of its flavored e-cigs has only buoyed sales of its remaining flavors, The Post has learned. Juul, which represented 76 percent of the e-cig market in 2018, has seen sales of its mint flavored pods...
21:00 2019-09-11

Federal prosecutors investigate e-cigarette maker Juul: report Federal prosecutors in California have launched a criminal probe into e-cigarette company Juul amid a nationwide epidemic of vaping-related illnesses, a new report claims. The scope and focus of the investigation by the US Attorney’s Office for...
23:56 2019-09-23

California federal prosecutors conducting criminal probe into Juul: WSJ Federal prosecutors in California are conducting a criminal probe into e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter....
00:42 2019-09-24

Teens made up most of e-cigarette maker Juul's Twitter following - study (Reuters Health) - Almost half of the people who followed Juul Labs Inc on Twitter last year were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States, according to a study published on Monday....
17:14 2019-05-21

Is Juul the new big tobacco? Wave of lawsuits signal familiar problems Vapes were once seen as safe alternatives to smoking, but now the biggest US vape-maker faces similar issues to cigarette companiesSavannah West was 16 when she started “Juul-ing”, a verb often used to describe puffing an e-cigarette of any variety, ...
16:56 2019-09-10

How Juul Hooked Kids and Ignited a Public Health Crisis In the Scheetz household, back-to-school anxiety reached new heights this fall. Jami Scheetz’s 15-year-old son Devon, who has severe asthma, kicked a brutal vaping habit over the summer, with help from a nicotine patch. But as soon as school st...
14:14 2019-09-19

Juul is the new big tobacco? Wave of lawsuits signal familiar problems Vapes were once seen as safe alternatives to smoking, but now the biggest US vape-maker faces similar issues to cigarette companiesSavannah West was 16 when she started “Juul-ing”, a verb often used to describe puffing an e-cigarette of any variety, ...
12:00 2019-09-10

Lawmakers urge FDA to immediately pull Juul, other e-cigarettes from the market A bipartisan group of senators is urging acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless to immediately pull most e-cigarettes off the market, including market leader Juul....
21:14 2019-09-20

Unlisted chemicals in Juul e-cigarettes may irritate throats of users While people who vape are inhaling chemicals used in the products, researchers point out they also inhale the results of reactions between those chemicals -- which may have unknown effects....
23:14 2019-07-31

Juul faces heightened scrutiny, Illinois and DC launch probes The company's rapid rise to the top of the multi-billion dollar U.S. e-cigarette market has been accompanied by accusations from parents, politicians and public health advocates...
08:56 2019-08-31

Juul stock values plummet amid federal crackdown Investors of e-cig giant Juul are seeing their stock valuations go up in smoke as the Trump administration gears up to ban the company’s best-selling product — mint flavored pods. Investors in the privately held San Francisco company have reduced the...
00:28 2019-09-14

Altria suspends U.S. marketing of Juul e-cigarettes, vaping products Electronic cigarette maker Altria announced Wednesday it will suspend marketing products in the United States, and promised to comply with proposed federal policy to remove flavored vaping products from the market....
21:28 2019-09-25

Chinese retailers abruptly stop selling Juul e-cigarettes It appears Juul's fortunes are about to get even worse. Bloomberg reports retailers in China have pulled the company's products just one week after they became available within the country. Citing a "person familiar with the matter," the pu...
11:42 2019-09-18

UPDATE 1-Juul raises over $750 million in expanded funding round E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, which is facing regulatory scrutiny in the domestic U.S market, has raised $785.2 million in an equity and debt offering as it looks to expand globally, a regulatory filing showed....
02:00 2019-08-31

Juul suspends broadcast, print and digital product advertising in the US Juul is suspending much of its U.S. advertising as it fends off investigations tied to its role in allegedly hooking teens on flavored nicotine pods....
16:28 2019-09-25

Juul Introduces Checkout System to Combat Underage Purchases As it faces criticism over underage vaping, e-cigarette maker Juul is offering $100 million in incentives to encourage retailers to adopt its new electronic age-verification system....
14:56 2019-08-29

FTC orders Juul, R.J. Reynolds, other vaping companies to provide key documents The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday ordered six vaping companies to turn over documents detailing their business practices and performance.       ...
20:28 2019-10-03

Juul raises $325 million for global expansion amid US crackdown E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering to speed up its global expansion as US lawmakers seek to crackdown on the vaping company, which has proven popular with teens. Juul — 35% owned by Marlboro maker A...
19:00 2019-08-19

Fidelity fund's big bet on Juul looms large amid controversy Juul Labs Inc has become one the biggest bets in the portfolio of Fidelity’s $28 billion Blue Chip Growth Fund, whose exposure to the troubled e-cigarette maker has climbed to $761 million amid a regulatory backlash and departure of its top executive...
02:00 2019-09-26

Juul CEO steps down amid rise in vaping-related illnesses Embattled e-cigarette manufacturer Juul announced its CEO, Kevin Burns, left the company an unexpected staff shakeup Wednesday morning. He will be replaced by K.C. Crosthwaite, an official at the tobacco giant Altria Group....
14:42 2019-09-25

FTC probes marketing practices of e-cigarette maker Juul: source The Federal Trade Commission is investigating the marketing practices of e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc sending shares of tobacco stocks down, a person briefed on the matter said Thursday....
00:56 2019-08-30

FDA issues warning letters to JUUL on marketing, youth outreach The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has sent two warning letters to JUUL Labs in reference to the e-cigarette giant's marketing practices, based on alleged outreach efforts to adolescents and teens....
00:56 2019-09-10

FDA criticizes Juul for telling students its e-cigs are ‘totally safe’ In a letter published today, the US Food and Drug Administration criticized Juul for telling students that its vaping products are "totally safe" and "99% safer than cigarettes." According to the letter, Juul portrayed its products as "modified risk....
00:28 2019-09-10

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slams Juul's 'fake apology' Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slammed Juul's "fake apology," saying it's "a blatant attempt to deflect attention from the company's wrongdoing" in "creating the youth e-cigarette epidemic."...
19:14 2019-07-15

Lawmaker accuses Juul of illegally advertising vaping as a way to quit smoking Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., is asking the Food and Drug Administration to investigate whether e-cigarette giant Juul is illegally making smoking cessation claims....
23:56 2019-09-05

Juul raises $325 million in equity and debt financing for global expansion U.S. e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering to speed up its global reach at a time of intense regulatory scrutiny in its home market....
17:00 2019-08-19

Juul CEO steps down amid sudden spike in vaping-related illnesses Kevin Burns exits as hundreds of illnesses have been reported in the US and nine deaths have been linked to the lung ailmentsJuul Labs chief executive Kevin Burns stepped down from the tobacco vaping company on Wednesday amid growing concern about te...
18:14 2019-09-25

Juul loses home turf as San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales San Francisco will become the first major city in the United States to ban the sale of e-cigarettes as officials look to control the rapid uptick in teenage use of nicotine devices made by companies such as Juul Labs Inc....
21:28 2019-06-27

Juul CEO tells teens ‘don’t vape’ amid probes into marketing practices E-cigarette manufacturer Juul Labs Inc. — a company worth $38 billion — is telling some of its core consumers to stop using its products. Juul CEO Kevin Burns said, “Don’t vape. Don’t use Juul,” Thursday in a “CBS This M...
19:28 2019-08-30

Congress threatens to subpoena Juul, saying vaping company isn't cooperating with probe The House subcommittee that oversees consumer product investigations launched its a probe of Juul in June. Subcommittee chairman Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., said Juul has not fully complied with the panel's request....
15:42 2019-09-18

Congressional Democrats threaten to subpoena vaping company Juul over documents Congressional Democrats on Wednesday threatened to subpoena Juul Labs if the e-cigarette maker does not provide documents relating to its products and marketing practices, as a House panel looks into whether the company deliberately targeted children...
16:28 2019-09-18

Sen. Durbin blasts FDA on Juul. Says agency 'has no intention' of curbing teen vaping Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin in a scathing letter to Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said he feels Sharpless has "no intention" of tackling what his predecessor Scott Gottlieb labeled an "epidemic" of teen vaping....
20:56 2019-05-30

Juul considers opening retail stores in United States - source Juul Labs Inc is considering opening retail stores in the United States, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, a move that would help the controversial company cash in on the booming popularity of its e-cigarettes....
20:42 2019-05-30

India Bans E-Cigs as Juul Sales Are Mysteriously Halted in China India this week moved to ban e-cigarettes in a move that will see illegal use of the products punishable by up to three years in prison for repeat offenses. Separately, a mysterious halt on Juul sales in China comes just days after the devices were i...
23:14 2019-09-18

CBS, WarnerMedia drop all e-cigarette advertising, including from market leader Juul CBS, CNN and other major media companies are starting to pull e-cigarette advertising off their airways as the death toll from a mysterious vaping-related disease continues to climb....
00:00 2019-09-19

Juul Commits $100 Million to New System to Help Retailers Block Sales to Minors Facing increasing scrutiny for its role in the teen vaping epidemic, e-cigarette maker Juul on Thursday announced a system meant to stop all retail sales of its products to anyone underage. The company is providing more than $100 million in “in...
18:56 2019-08-29

Juul Will Require ID Scans in Latest Attempt at Curbing Teen Vaping In its latest bid to keep the kids from vaping, Juul announced today that retailers will soon have to scan IDs for anyone trying to purchase a Juul e-cigarette.Read more......
22:56 2019-08-29

CDC warns of dangers of nicotine salts used by vaping giant Juul in e-cigarettes A top U.S. health official told lawmakers Tuesday that e-cigarette market leader Juul uses salts in its vaping devices that she said could be particularly dangerous for teenagers....
19:00 2019-09-24

Juul is still hiring despite potential flavored vaping ban, CEO ouster, lung illnesses Juul and its contract partners have hundreds of employees in Wisconsin and are advertising job openings at three manufacturing plants in the state.       ...
23:56 2019-09-29

Juul CEO Steps Down, Vaping Company Suspends All U.S. Advertising Amid Backlash (Bloomberg) — Juul Labs Inc. said Chief Executive Officer Kevin Burns will step down, as the highly valued private e-cigarette company confronts a growing public backlash. The company said in a statement that K.C. Crosthwaite will be joining th...
14:42 2019-09-25

More deaths, investigations and turmoil at Juul: What happened in the vaping crisis this week The furor over vaping reached a crescendo this week with two congressional hearings, hundreds of new cases of a mysterious lung disease, upheaval at e-cigarette maker Juul and canceled merger plans....
18:28 2019-09-28

FDA bashes Juul for illegally marketing vaping products as less harmful than cigarettes The agency said it acted after reviewing testimony from a recent investigation by a House Committee on Oversight and Reform subcommittee into Juul’s marketing and promotion practices....
19:56 2019-09-09

Juul Is Sued by School Districts That Say Vaping Is a Dangerous Drain on Their Resources The lawsuits accuse Juul of endangering students and forcing educators to divert time and money to fight an epidemic of nicotine addiction among teenagers....
00:28 2019-10-08

Juul Executive Tells Lawmakers Electronic Cigarettes Were Never Intended for Teens (WASHINGTON) — A top executive for Juul Labs said that his company never intended its electronic cigarettes to be adopted by underage teenagers, as House lawmakers on Thursday accused the company of fueling the vaping craze among high schoolers...
19:00 2019-07-31

Juul Is in Deep Shit With the FDA for Claiming Its Vape Products Were Safer Than Cigarettes The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to Juul over its marketing practices and representing its products as less harmful than traditional cigarettes, the agency announced this week. The FDA’s warning came with the threat of pulling Juul p...
08:00 2019-09-10

Juul denounces San Francisco legislation prohibiting the sale of e-cigarettes in the city E-cigarette giant Juul on Wednesday criticized the city where it is based after San Francisco supervisors approved a measure to prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes....
22:00 2019-06-19

More deaths, investigations and turmoil at Juul: Here's what happened in the vaping crisis this week The furor over vaping reached a crescendo this week with two congressional hearings, hundreds of new cases of a mysterious lung disease, upheaval at e-cigarette maker Juul and canceled merger plans....
16:56 2019-09-28

Ex-HHS chief: I'm troubled by the Marlboro maker owning so much of vaping leader Juul E-cigarette makers are "using exactly the same techniques that tobacco companies used in the early days to market to kids, to be cool to kids," says Kathleen Sebelius....
21:00 2019-09-25

Juul CEO resigns, vaping company suspends advertising as crisis continues The CEO of Juul Labs has been ousted as the e-cigarette company remains embroiled in a crisis over its vaping products.       ...
15:42 2019-09-25

Lawmakers blast Juul over the company's role in teen vaping 'epidemic' The House Committee on Oversight and Reform's Economic and Consumer Policy subcommittee is examining Juul's marketing and health claims in a two-part hearing on Wednesday and Thursday titled "Examining Juul's Role in the Youth Nicotine...
18:56 2019-07-24

Cboe Global Markets Declares Increased Third-Quarter 2018 Dividend; Announces Increase in Share Repurchase Authorization CHICAGO – August 1, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange- holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared an increased quarterly cash dividend of $0.31 per shar...
19:42 2019-05-21

Family of Dayton gunman apologizes for writing 'insensitive' obituary An obituary for Connor Betts, the gunman in Dayton, Ohio, who killed nine, was removed from a funeral home's website at the request of the family.        ...
01:56 2019-08-15

House panel demands internal documents from Juul in teen vaping probe House Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi is pointing the blame at Juul for the rise in underage vaping, saying that the high levels of nicotine in Juul's pods are "sending kids across the country into rehab, some as young as 15."...
16:42 2019-06-13

Juul Violated Federal Rules by Marketing Vaping Products as Safer Than Cigarettes, F.D.A. Says The agency sent a warning letter to the company. In a separate letter, it also requested more information about the company’s outreach to students, health insurers, employers and Native American tribes....
19:28 2019-09-09

Altria sinks on report that the FTC is investigating whether Juul's marketing is deceptive and targets minors (MO) Reuters Altria Group sank as much as 5% Thursday after The Wall Street Journal reported the Federal Trade Commission is investigating Juul Labs for dubious ads. Altria purchased a 35% stake in Juul for $12.8 billion in December. The FTC investigatio...
07:42 2019-08-30

Juul hires Altria executive to handle regulation amid vaping crisis Juul Labs Inc on Tuesday hired the head of regulatory affairs at its part-owner Altria Group Inc to take on a similar role at the e-cigarette maker, amid a regulatory backlash against the growth of teen vaping in the United States....
07:42 2019-10-02

UPDATE 1-Juul raises $325 million in equity and debt financing for global expansion U.S. e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering, as it looks to expand its global reach at a time of intense regulatory scrutiny in its home market....
13:56 2019-08-19

E-cigarette maker Juul sued by school districts in Kansas, Missouri and New York School districts in Kansas, Missouri and New York sued e-cigarette giant Juul Monday, accusing the company of endangering the lives of students through deceptive marketing misconduct....
20:56 2019-10-08

Juul CEO Exits; Altria, Philip Morris End Merger Talks in Vaping Fallout The leader of e-cigarette maker Juul Labs abruptly exited and two tobacco giants abandoned their blockbuster merger, as the regulatory pressure to combat underage vaping swept through the industry....
20:28 2019-09-25

UPDATE 2-Juul raises $325 million in equity and debt financing for global expansion U.S. e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering to speed up its global reach at a time of intense regulatory scrutiny in its home market....
15:56 2019-08-19

Juul CEO Kevin Burns steps down amid spike in vaping-related deaths Kevin Burns, the chief executive officer of Juul, announced Wednesday that he’s resigning — as deadly vaping-related illnesses continue to sweep the country. Burns will be replaced by KC Crosthwaite effective immediately, the vape company...
15:00 2019-09-25

Amid US vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce sites owned by Alibaba Group and JD.com to tap the world’s largest market of smokers....
10:14 2019-09-12

Amid U.S. vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce sites owned by Alibaba Group and JD.com to tap the world’s largest market of smokers....
10:56 2019-09-13

‘Juul-alikes’ Are Filling Shelves With Sweet, Teen-Friendly Nicotine Flavors Juul, worried about further damage to its reputation as it tries to remake its public image, has filed lawsuits and a complaint with the International Trade Commission....
05:00 2019-08-14

Juul CEO Exits; Altria-Philip Morris End Merger Talks in Vaping Fallout The leader of e-cigarette maker Juul Labs abruptly exited and two tobacco giants abandoned their blockbuster merger, as the regulatory pressure to combat underage vaping swept through the industry....
18:14 2019-09-25

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton are writing their first book together about 'gutsy' women through history Hillary and Chelsea Clinton are writing “The Book of Gutsy Women,” honoring everyone from scientist Marie Curie to climate activist Greta Thunberg.        ...
13:42 2019-08-06

Emily Doe writing memoir to 'reclaim the story' of sexual assault by Brock Turner Emily Doe, who was sexually assaulted by ex-Stanford University student Brock Turner, is writing a memoir on her assault, the trial and her recovery.        ...
15:42 2019-06-06

CORRECTED-Amid US vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce sites owned by Alibaba Group and JD.com to tap the world’s largest market of smokers....
06:42 2019-09-13

Connecticut’s attorney general announces investigation into Juul, one of the largest electronic cigarette makers (NBC News)  Connecticut’s attorney general has launched an investigation into Juul Labs and their marketing practices. In a statement, Juul says its e-cigarettes are “designed to help adult smokers switch from combustible cigarettes to an...
09:28 2019-08-01

Deadly vaping crisis threatens to ensnare Juul's lucrative marijuana sibling, Pax Labs Juul spinoff Pax Labs is suddenly immersed in the nation's marijuana vaping crisis as authorities flag deadly illnesses potentially connected to THC.       ...
12:28 2019-10-14

FDA slams vaping company Juul for illegal marketing practices, threatens fines or seizure Federal health officials slammed vaping company Juul on Monday for illegally advertising its nicotine pods as a safer alternative to cigarettes, threatening to fine or even seize the company's products if it doesn't correct its marketing....
23:28 2019-09-09

Getting This Smoke: Black Activists Slam Meharry Medical School Decision to Take $7,500,000 Grant From Juul Black activists and health experts are slamming what they say is Meharry Medical College’s deal with the devil, in this case, the electronic cigarette company Juul, calling the HBCU’s recent decision to accept a $7.5 million grant from the e-cigarett...
08:01 2019-06-20

Juul CEO Kevin Burns calls vaping-related illnesses 'worrisome,' but won't pull products The CEO of the popular e-cigarette company Juul called the nearly 200 cases of vaping-related illnesses “worrisome” — but said his popular products will stay on the market until “we see some facts.” ...
16:00 2019-08-28

Federal prosecutors in California reportedly open criminal probe of vaping company Juul The probe by the U.S. attorney's office of the Northern District of California is in its early stages, the Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
01:56 2019-09-24

Juul boss exits in vaping crisis as Philip Morris, Altria axe merger talks The chief executive of e-cigarette maker Juul stepped down on Wednesday as merger talks between its biggest investor Altria and Philip Morris collapsed in the face of a regulatory backlash against vaping that could reshape the industry....
02:00 2019-09-26

Juul boss exits in vaping crisis as Philip Morris, Altria end merger talks The chief executive of e-cigarette maker Juul stepped down on Wednesday, with his company beset by a regulatory backlash against vaping, and merger talks between its biggest investor Altria and Philip Morris collapsed....
18:14 2019-09-25

Juul co-founder defends company at hearing over its alleged role in teen vaping 'epidemic' Juul co-founder James Monsees defended the company in a hearing Thursday, as lawmakers grilled him over Juul's alleged role in the teen vaping "epidemic."...
19:42 2019-07-31

Juul-sponsored study shows secondhand vaping emissions are much less toxic than cigarette smoke E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke from cigarettes....
09:14 2019-06-14

Juul hires 'political dark arts' firm led by ex-Clinton campaign director in its fight for survival Juul's Switch Network is designed to have the look and feel of a grassroots movement where citizens are emboldened by a shared cause to lobby lawmakers for change. But Juul's campaign is what politicos call an Astroturf campaign....
02:00 2019-10-02

Vaping giant Juul recruits customers for shadow grassroots lobbying campaign in fight for survival Juul's Switch Network is designed to have the look and feel of a grassroots movement where citizens are emboldened by a shared cause to lobby lawmakers for change. But Juul's campaign is what politicos call an Astroturf campaign....
13:14 2019-10-01

The precarious path of e-cig startup Juul: From Silicon Valley darling to $38 billion behemoth under criminal investigation Associated Press / Craig Mitchelldyer The e-cigarette company Juul, which won an investment from the tobacco giant Altria at a $38 billion valuation, faces an uncertain future. Analysts have credited Juul with single-handedly resurrecting the slumpi...
16:56 2019-10-08

Trump’s vaping crackdown could help Juul by ending the decade’s biggest small-business success story Mom-and-pop vape shops were the great small-business success story of the decade. New regulations could wipe them out and allow big tobacco and big tech to dominate the fast-growing industry....
21:00 2019-09-23

Dispensed: Amazon and Best Buy's expanding healthcare ambitions, the history of controversial e-cig startup Juul, and the lowdown on Novartis' letter to the FDA REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Hello, There must be something in the water that's sparked practically every retailer out there to this month reveal more about their healthcare strategies (Looking at you, Walmart + Sam's Club, Amazon, and Best Buy). See the r...
16:28 2019-09-27

Fake Juul pods line store shelves, worrying users and posing another threat to the embattled company Juul users can buy "compatible" pods that can be vaped with Juul's devices but are made by different companies. Then there are the more troubling, counterfeit products, which advertise themselves as and look like real Juul pods to the naked eye....
20:56 2019-08-26

US existing home sales increased 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates, but sales still weaker than a year ago WASHINGTON (AP) — US existing home sales increased 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates, but sales still weaker than a year ago. The post US existing home sales increased 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates, but sales still weaker than a year ago ...
16:42 2019-06-21

Tropical Storm Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Tropical Storm Barry continues to barrel toward the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, which is more vulnerable to weather-related phenomena. ...
02:00 2019-07-13

England midfielder James Maddison has learned about 'increased spotlight', says Gareth Southgate Gareth Southgate says James Maddison will learn that playing for England brings extra scrutiny after the Leicester player visited a casino after being released from the England squad due to illness....
00:56 2019-10-14

Border Patrol searches have increased on Greyhound, other buses far from border ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Mercedes Phelan was confused last April when Border Patrol agents boarded the Greyhound bus she was riding in Pennsylvania and asked her if she was a citizen. Ten months later, when she says they asked the same thing on an Amtrak tr...
20:42 2019-06-05

Tariffs on tap: Craft breweries facing increased steel, aluminum costs — and warn that costs may fall to consumers When it comes to the US-China trade war tariff talks, what’s on tap for craft breweries is dealing with the ripple effects of this impacting their bottom line....
15:14 2019-05-21

Increased likelihood of a no-deal Brexit after prorogued Parliament is 'terrifying', business leaders warn Business leaders today reacted with dismay to the political crisis sparked by Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament, warning that it only made a chaotic no-deal Brexit more likely....
16:00 2019-08-29

How to Tell If Your Investment Is Really Responsible The boom in responsible investing worldwide throws up a key question for borrowers, fund managers and index compilers: How exactly do you evaluate and compare responsible investments? A whole industry has grown up to try to provide answers. It looks ...
09:56 2019-08-11

There's been an under investment in oil and gas assets: Worley Andrew Wood of Worley says investment in the industry needs to continue in order to meet demand. He also says the business is now more diverse and "far more resilient" to external shocks....
06:28 2019-08-23

The Latest Art Investment? A Jacket At the Paris menswear shows, labels big and small showcased partnerships with established artists, adding a gallery-ready flourish to their fashion collections...
22:28 2019-07-01

The agtech investment imperative We can’t feed 10 billion people without destroying the planet if our ag industry does not dramatically change. Luckily, we're seeing big innovation begin.Read More...
19:42 2019-09-21

Do you consider your home a great investment? Think again Your home may be many things. A place to raise your family. An opportunity to put down roots. But one thing it is not is a great investment, according to expert Jonathan Clements....
16:14 2019-05-22

Top 5 investment robo-advisors It can be tough to decide how to best invest your money, or who to pick to handle it. Tom Merritt suggests five robo-advisors that can help make the task easier....
21:56 2019-06-04

Why FD Is The Best Investment Option For You Today To benefit from competitive interest rates and enjoy high safety and stability of your investment, open a fixed deposi twith a credible issuer such as Bajaj Finance....
15:42 2019-09-30

10 Big Investment Mistakes You Should Avoid Delaying investments is one of the biggest and most common financial mistakes one can make. Majority of people don't start investing in their early age which can result in lower accumulation of......
22:42 2019-06-14

How Woodford Investment's bets took a bad turn When Neil Woodford left the fund management giant Invesco Perpetual in October 2013 to set up his own company, he was without doubt Britain's most-garlanded asset manager....
19:01 2019-06-04

Solar drives Fifth Third to add investment team Fifth Third is the latest US regional bank to grasp an opportunity to build out its investment bank, by bolting new expertise on to an area in which it already has a strong presence....
11:42 2019-08-22

Solar drives Fifth Third to add investment bankers Fifth Third is the latest US regional bank to grasp an opportunity to build out its investment bank, by bolting new expertise on to an area in which it already has a strong presence....
19:14 2019-08-22

Investment activity in AI gains traction in UAE The hype and excitement around AI are ubiquitous and executives in the UAE clearly see the transformational potential it will have on their organizations in the next three to five years.With a significant number of companies still in the planning pha...
09:56 2019-06-13

VW Ups Its Investment in Ford's Self-Driving Car Unit Volkswagen has agreed to invest around $2.6 billion in Ford’s autonomous-vehicle partner, Argo AI, in a deal that expands an alliance struck earlier this year and values the startup at $7 billion....
17:28 2019-07-12

For Spain, Investment Pays Off at the World Cup Dozens of countries have embraced women’s soccer in recent years. Few have done so quite as completely as Spain, which faces the United States on Monday....
03:14 2019-06-24

Want to Profit From a Trade War? There’s an Investment Fund for That There are funds on the market that could help you profit from American trade tensions with countries like China. But short-term bets are inherently risky....
15:28 2019-07-11

International investment banks: It’s all about China International IBs pride themselves on the diversity of their business in Asia Pacific, but a bank without a decent China business in this region is nowhere. It is the engine of both regional and global growth....
14:31 2019-05-21

What's behind Great Lakes investment surge? It's a big year for auto industry investment in the traditional corners of the Midwest. Center for Automotive Research monitor Bernard Swiecki delves into why....
06:42 2019-08-12

TPG to take a bath on Victoria Plum investment The American private equity giant which owns Victoria Plum is facing a heavy loss on its investment in the online bathrooms specialist in a further sign of the crisis which has engulfed Britain's retail sector....
14:56 2019-07-09

Investment bank environment still very fragile says UBS Investment banking conditions have improved over recent months but remains "very fragile," UBS Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said on Thursday, adding the Swiss lender's own business was performing......
12:00 2019-06-06

The democratization of AI: Why it’s time to make the investment Any hesitation about jumping on the AI train can be put to rest. You can now integrate AI and machine learning without hiring a team of data scientists.Read More...
15:56 2019-06-10

The Brand Investment in eSports Report Phil Ellsworth/ESPN Images eSports viewership is on the rise. Thanks in part to streaming services such as Twitch, the number of eSports fans globally is anticipated to surge 59% over the next four to five years.See the rest of the story at Business ...
06:14 2019-07-24

Consider this investment if you're worried about losing all your money While the rate of return isn't anything to write home about, you get inflation protection and the guarantee that you won't lose your principal....
15:42 2019-08-07

Check Your Investment Portfolio Once a Month It’s a refrain you’ve heard here before: Stop checking your investments. Let the market do its thing. Remain somewhat blissfully unaware. Trust that your nest egg will grow....
00:28 2019-05-30

Rivian lands $350M investment from Cox Cox's first equity investment in an automaker follows other major investments from Ford Motor Co. and Amazon. Electric vehicle maker Rivian and Cox Automotive also said they will explore “partnership opportunities in service operations, logistics and...
17:42 2019-09-10

GM promises UAW 5,400 jobs, $7B in US investment: What it means GM's offer to the UAW for $7 billion in U.S. investments and 5,400 jobs has some nuance that the union might not like.       ...
00:42 2019-09-20

This Investment Straddles "A $1 Trillion Powder Keg" Did you know that Enron's bonds enjoyed an "investment grade" rating just four days before it went bankrupt? Unfortunately true. And, today, other companies and their bonds sit atop "a $1 trillion powder keg." Learn why......
17:00 2019-05-21

In Salzburg, 'Everyman' is an investment banker The 99th Salzburg Festival began with a repeat of the 2017 staging of Hugo von Hofmannsthal's mystery play "Jedermann." In it, Russian actress Valery Cheplanova is decked out as a vamp in a pants suit....
14:00 2019-07-22

FDA blasts Juul for illegally marketing e-cigarettes as less harmful than regular cigarettes The agency said it acted after reviewing testimony from a recent investigation by a House Committee on Oversight and Reform subcommittee into Juul’s marketing and promotion practices....
23:00 2019-09-09

Breaking up with my Juul: why quitting vaping is harder than quitting cigarettes When I realized I had become the face of what the FDA called ‘an epidemic of addiction’, I knew it was time to give it upThe electronic cigarette Juul was invented as a means to help its two co-founders quit smoking. But it’s surprisingly hard to qui...
18:56 2019-10-10

How 'The Current War' Got a Second Chance A new cut of ‘The Current War,’ about the race to electrify America, will open in October, after surviving creative differences, bad reviews, the Weinstein Co. bankruptcy and a reshoot....
18:56 2019-05-22

Now Is Your Chance to See Mercury Unlike Jupiter and Saturn, Mercury isn’t making itself easy to be seen this month, but tomorrow morning might very well be your best chance—clear skies permitting, of course....
18:56 2019-08-08

Google signs up to $2bn wind and solar investment Tech giant’s push for greener energy prompts biggest renewable energy deal in corporate historyGoogle’s chief executive has revealed plans for the biggest renewable energy deal in corporate history.Sundar Pichai said the clean energy deal will includ...
17:42 2019-09-20

White House mulling ban on US investment in China The White House is reportedly mulling limits or even a ban on U.S. investment in China, a potential new escalation in the ongoing trade war with Beijing. The White House and Beijing negotiators have been struggling to get trade talks back on line and...
16:56 2019-09-28

Merkel says Germany is open for Chinese investment German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Germany is open for Chinese investment and she welcomes all Chinese companies to invest in the country....
07:56 2019-09-06

Baby Boomer vs. Millennial Investment Smackdown Owning a basket of stocks that caters to young people with growing spending power sounds better than one focused on those heading for retirement, but the price may not be right....
17:14 2019-06-06

As GM touts investment plans, UAW slams cuts GM's investment commitments ahead of this year's contract negotiations have been met with mixed reactions amid a strategy to close plants in Ohio, Michigan and Maryland....
09:00 2019-06-03

Startup Investment to Keep Soaring After Record Year Investment in closely held technology companies is set to keep rising after hitting a record last year, as more funds that have traditionally invested in public markets chase the returns being generated by startups, a new report shows....
23:56 2019-07-19

Here Are The Investment Options Available Under National Pension System According to NSDL's website, the central government subscribers have the option of selecting the Pension Funds (PFs) and investment patterns in tier I account....
11:56 2019-07-23

Global renewables investment to triple this decade: U.N. Global investment in new capacity for renewable energy is on course to reach $2.6 trillion by the end of this decade, more than triple the amount of the previous decade, a report commissioned by the U.N. Environment Programme says....
17:28 2019-09-05

What Small Manufacturers Say About New Foreign Investment Rules Contract manufacturing is the outsourcing of part of the manufacturing process of a product to a third-party, specializing in design, production, assembly and distribution....
11:42 2019-08-31

Why mezzanine floors are a better investment than a loft conversion Adding an extra level within an existing space attractive - creating a split-level room - is the improvement that gives you the best return on your investment....
18:28 2019-09-20

Donald Trump calls for more Japanese investment in US At the start of a four-day visit, US President Trump has called on Japanese business leaders to boost investment in the US. Trump is hoping to secure a trade deal to curb what he described as Japan's "substantial edge."...
23:00 2019-05-25

Soccer: U.S. players want more investment in women's game The 1999 U.S. women's team may defy comparison in the eyes of many soccer fans but, 20 years after their famous World Cup triumph, the challenges they faced are all too familiar with pay and conditions still at the top of the agenda....
04:42 2019-05-25

KKR Has Quietly Built an Investment-Banking Contender KKR has long been one of the biggest customers of Wall Street banks. Now the private-equity firm is keeping a larger piece of that business for itself and moving further onto some banks’ turf....
00:00 2019-09-26

Volkswagen boss rules out investment in Tesla Herbert Diess Herbert Diess says he admires Elon Musk's EV start-up, but says 'all they are doing, we can do' Volkswagen Group boss Herbert Diess has said he would not consider buying a stake in Tesla. Recent reports suggested that VW was eyeing a...
04:56 2019-09-11

Only 36% of US companies consider digital skills a priority investment Artificial intelligence and net connectivity are the most significant technologies, but US businesses are among the least likely to invest in digital skills....
02:56 2019-09-28

U.S. clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM's Cruise SoftBank has come under increasing U.S. scrutiny over its ties to Chinese firms in the face of an escalating trade and technology war between Washington and Beijing....
21:28 2019-07-06

Cold is the hottest new real estate investment Cold storage warehouses and distribution centers are suddenly in high demand thanks to new food delivery services like Peapod by Giant, Amazon Fresh and Blue Apron....
17:42 2019-06-04

West skeptical of investment from China: survey Chinese investment is causing disquiet in a number of places, particularly in the US and Europe, according to a new survey. The sentiment poses a problem for Chinese firms seeking to expand their global footprint....
16:00 2019-05-21

Why Chinese overseas investment growth is set to slow further Chinese overseas investment growth will likely slow or even decline in the next few years as risks around the world increase, according to new research by Moody's Investors Service....
09:28 2019-08-21

Amazon’s Deliveroo Investment Is Halted for U.K. Scrutiny A British regulator ordered that an Amazon-led cash infusion into the food-delivery start-up be paused to study whether it creates competition concerns....
18:14 2019-07-05

Global fintech investment plummets worldwide The ongoing trade war between the US and China led global fintech investments to fall by 29 percent during the first half of 2019 according to a new report from Accenture.The value of fintech deals worldwide during the first six months of this year d...
23:00 2019-08-19

Corona maker Constellation hit by pot investment loss Constellation Brands Inc slid to a loss in the second quarter as the maker of Corona and Modelo beers booked millions of dollars in losses from its investment in pot company Canopy Growth Corp ....
18:56 2019-10-03

Lazard: Building anecdotes into investment ideas As in financial advisory, so too in asset management: data scientists are the new talents Lazard is seeking to bring in alongside its portfolio managers and analysts....
17:42 2019-10-03

KKR says investment pact with Springer valid for five years U.S. private equity investor KKR said on Wednesday its investment agreement with the main shareholders in German publisher Axel Springer, under which it is making an offer to buy out minorities, was valid for five years....
11:14 2019-06-12

Is Real Estate Crowdfunding a Good Investment? Ask a rich person how they got rich, and there’s a good chance they’ll say they invested in real estate. In fact, real estate is generally accepted as one of the most solid ways to build wealth. That’s why there’s no shortage of people who long to bu...
21:42 2019-08-21

Tony Clark’s Second Chance He was unexpectedly thrust into the position of leading the players’ union. Now, as owners have seemingly gained an advantage, can he fix the sport’s labor landscape?...
12:00 2019-07-08

Here's A Rare Chance to Save $50 On the PS4 Pro Unlike the (more powerful) Xbox One X, the PS4 Pro has been remarkably resistant to discounts since its release. Today though in celebration of E3, you can get it for $350, down from the usual $400. Just note that it doesn’t come with any bundled gam...
06:14 2019-06-08

What Austria’s Kurz Might Do If Given a Second Chance When he took power in 2017, Austria’s Sebastian Kurz became the European Union’s youngest head of government. In May, he also became the shortest-serving chancellor in Austrian history and the first to be thrown out of office since the country was re...
02:28 2019-09-27

Second chance was as bad as the first for Mets’ closer Less than 24 hours later, it didn’t get any better for Edwin Diaz. After blowing a two-run lead in the top of the ninth inning Thursday night in a game that was subsequently suspended, the Mets’ closer doubled down on the damage and gave up the go-ah...
13:28 2019-06-15

Joe Johnson could get second chance with Nets One of the first things Nets GM Sean Marks did when he got to Brooklyn was buy out Joe Johnson’s contract. Could he be bringing back the big shot-making wing? The 38-year-old Johnson will work out for Brooklyn next week at HSS Training Center, accord...
16:56 2019-09-03

Liberia sees a second chance For many international investors, Liberia isn’t relevant. It offers little in terms of natural resource, while global banks find doing business there too risky and its young and poor population offers little commercial opportunity. Can China help tur...
17:14 2019-09-12

NHC says 70% chance of cyclone near Bahamas An area of disturbed weather over the central and southeastern Bahamas has a 70% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone over the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Thursday....
19:28 2019-09-12

Here’s Your Chance to Own Your Own Battleship—Sort Of Most people can only dream of owning their own battleship, but thanks to eBay (of course!) you can now be the proud owner of three battleships—and a light cruiser to boot. The catch: All four ships are underwater and technically shipwrecks. The ships...
02:56 2019-06-21

Red Sox taking chance on their own Tim Tebow There is a Tim Tebow-like experiment underway in Boston. The Red Sox signed Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks last week after selecting the former high school pitcher in the 31st round of the 2019 MLB draft. Franks received a $40,000 signing bonus, ...
09:56 2019-07-16