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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. ...

Juul stock values plummet amid federal crackdown

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Juul raises $325 million for global expansion amid US crackdown US 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, including in New York. Juul — 35% owned by Marlboro maker Altria Group...
15:42, 2019-08-20

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....
14:28, 2019-09-12

You snooze, you lose: iPhone trade-in values plummet for Pixel 3a purchases For a couple of extremely well-reviewed phones that didn't seem to need special introductory offers and discounts to impress stock Android enthusiasts on tight budgets, the Pixel 3a and 3a XL sure got a lot of deals during their first couple of weeks...
09:56, 2019-05-21

Slack stock surges at debut, values company at more than $23 billion Shares of Slack Technologies Inc, the fast-growing workplace messaging and communication platform, soared nearly 50% in their public trading debut on Thursday, valuing the company at more than $23 billion....
04:42, 2019-06-21

Slack stock surges at debut, values company at more than $25 billion Shares of Slack Technologies Inc, the fast-growing workplace messaging and communication platform, soared nearly 60% in their public trading debut on Thursday, valuing the company at more than $25 billion....
19:56, 2019-06-20

UPDATE 4-Slack stock surges at debut, values company at more than $25 billion Shares of Slack Technologies Inc, the fast-growing workplace messaging and communication platform, soared nearly 60% in their public trading debut on Thursday, valuing the company at more than $25 billion....
20:42, 2019-06-20

U.S. markets plummet on Wall Street amid warnings over China All three major U.S. markets plummeted in trading Monday amid warnings about the ongoing trade dispute with China and a sudden loss in the Chinese yuan....
22:56, 2019-08-05

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....
18:28, 2019-09-09

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.       ...
20:56, 2019-06-14

Putin: Liberal values ‘obsolete,’ people in West prefer ‘traditional’ values Liberal values embraced by many in Western nations have been destabilizing and clash with the best interests of most citizens, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview published Thursday....
12:42, 2019-06-28

Universities Face Federal Crackdown Over Foreign Financial Influence The Education Department has begun a crackdown on colleges and universities that fail to disclose gifts from foreign governments, fearing undue influence....
20:42, 2019-08-30

Exclusive: Two powerful Canadian provinces argued against federal drug price crackdown Canada's two most populous provinces, Ontario and Quebec, have privately expressed concerns with a federal government plan to slash the price of patented drugs, arguing that such regulatory changes could hurt investment in life sciences....
22:56, 2019-07-30

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...
19:00, 2019-08-30

Federal Reserve must learn to leave the stock market alone President Trump was elected as a Washington outsider and a political and economic disruptor — someone to fight for the people, not his own political donors or Washington lifers. However, when it comes to appointing a member to the Federal Reserve, co...
09:28, 2019-05-05

Houston man first to be indicted for bump stock possession since federal ban A Houston man was indicted Wednesday on federal charges of possessing a rifle with a bump stock attached to it, in what is believed to be the first such case since the Trump administration banned the device earlier this year....
00:28, 2019-09-07

Texas man becomes first person ever charged under federal bump stock ban A Texas man was arrested for owning a bump stock device — making him the first person to be charged under the federal ban. The device, which is used to transform a semi-automatic firearm into a rapidly-firing machine gun-esque weapon, was attac...
14:28, 2019-09-06

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 ...
17:00, 2019-08-14

Arrests Jump In China's Xinjiang Amid Crackdown The number of people arrested and imprisoned in China's Xinjiang skyrocketed in 2017, according to official data, as Beijing tightens its grip on the troubled region with surveillance and mass......
23:00, 2019-09-02

Deportee tried to re-enter US with boy not his son, ICE says amid child-smuggling crackdown A Honduran man who had been deported in 2013 was charged with alien smuggling in Texas last week for trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with a 6-month-old child he falsely claimed was his son, U.S. immigration officials said....
13:14, 2019-05-17

Federal drug crackdown yields 32 arrests in notoriously drug-heavy San Francisco neighborhood “It’s pretty bad. They're just shooting up right in front of you,” one local business owner described the drug-infested area.        ...
07:14, 2019-08-08

India’s Modi awarded UAE medal amid Kashmir crackdown Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received the United Arab Emirates’ highest civilian honor during a visit to the oil-rich Gulf nation amid Kashmir crackdown...
12:42, 2019-08-24

Crowds decline at Venezuela protests amid fears of crackdown A modest crowd of Venezuelans has taken to the streets to show support for the opposition-led congress which has come under increasing pressure from the government of President Nicolás Maduro....
19:28, 2019-05-11

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for days at the hands of Beijing police....
06:14, 2019-05-26

Mexico vows to help Central American migrants amid crackdown MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his country must help Central Americans fleeing poverty and violence. López Obrador said in the northern state of Chihuahua Saturday that the refusal to help foreigners in need is ...
02:14, 2019-06-16

India scraps special status for Kashmir amid crackdown India's government on Monday revoked the special status of Kashmir in a bid to fully integrate its only Muslim-majority region with the rest of the country....
12:56, 2019-08-05

| Australian police raid public broadcaster amid media crackdown Australian police have raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours in a sharp crackdown on sensitive leaks....
06:28, 2019-06-06

Central Americans yearning for U.S. turn to smugglers amid Trump asylum crackdown Frustrated by a long wait in Mexico for his U.S. asylum application and fearful of being returned to El Salvador, 30-year-old Omar Gonzalez said he would pay a smuggler to take him on the perilous journey north across the border to the United States....
03:00, 2019-06-27

Trump Administration Says Border Crossing Arrests Drop Amid Mexican Crackdown PHOENIX — The Trump administration said Monday it saw a 30% drop in the number of people apprehended at the southern U.S. border from July to August, amid an aggressive crackdown by the Mexican government on migrants traveling north. Acting Cus...
09:00, 2019-09-10

U.S. states unsure how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online suppliers, and the states say there is little they can do to stop it....
13:00, 2019-06-27

Border arrests show sharp decline in August amid Trump's immigration crackdown President Donald Trump has made reducing illegal immigration a top priority of his administration and reelection campaign. The latest figures indicate his immigration crackdown may be reducing the number of border crossers....
23:00, 2019-09-09

US states unsure of how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online suppliers, and the states say there is little they can do to stop it....
18:42, 2019-06-27

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......
01:56, 2019-08-31

‘Search For & Refuse All Deliveries.’ Amid Trade War, Trump Urges USPS Crackdown on Fentanyl Trafficking From China With tensions over trade with China escalating, President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is “ordering” the U.S. postal service and express shipping companies to “SEARCH FOR & REFUSE all deliveries of fentanyl,” a deadly s...
08:14, 2019-08-24

Small Stock Fund Provides Safe Haven Amid Trade War Sandy Villere, one of the portfolio managers of the Villere Balanced Fund (VILLX), which is up 9.7% this year and is beating both the S&P 500 and the Russell 2000, said "Small-caps have the wind at their back with deregulation, lower corporate taxes ...
15:14, 2019-05-01

Factbox: Swiss measures to safeguard stock market amid EU row The Swiss government has drawn up measures that it says will help protect the domestic stock market should the European Union seek to block EU-based investors from trading on Swiss exchanges in a row over a new treaty....
15:14, 2019-06-16

Tesla Reduces Prices On Model S and X Amid Stock Slump Faced with a slumping stock price and questions about demand for its vehicles, Tesla has lowered the U.S. base prices of its two most expensive models. The company on Monday cut $3,000 from the price......
12:14, 2019-05-22

London stock exchange could delist Swiss companies like UBS amid EU standoff The London stock exchange (LSE) has warned investors they could be forced to delist Swiss stocks from Monday due to a political standoff between Switzerland and the European Union (EU)....
10:42, 2019-06-26

US stock futures point to a mixed open amid China slowdown fears U.S. stock index futures were mixed Monday morning investors pause for breath following a record-setting performance on Wall Street last week and monitor Chinese economic data....
09:00, 2019-07-15

Deutsche Bank is first to settle bond-rigging lawsuit, amid federal probe Deutsche Bank AG will pay $15 million to resolve claims it conspired to rig prices of bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , becoming the first of 16 financial services companies to settle litigation by investors....
00:56, 2019-09-13

Trump trades barbs with Federal Reserve chair amid economic turmoil Powell said President Donald Trump's trade wars have complicated the Fed's ability to set interest rates and have contributed to a global economic slowdown....
21:28, 2019-08-23

Massachusetts judge allowed to keep $181K salary amid federal charges for obstructing ICE In a reversal, a Massachusetts judge indicted for allowing an undocumented immigrant to evade ICE will be able to keep her $181,328 annual salary.        ...
21:43, 2019-08-13

German recession fears weigh on stock markets amid U.S.-China trade tensions The markets have been in a spin cycle since President Donald Trump announced on Aug. 1 that he would impose 10% tariffs on about $300 billion in Chinese imports....
16:42, 2019-08-14

Fantasy football: Austin Ekeler’s stock rises amid Melvin Gordon holdout A week of preseason football would not be complete without contract holdouts, injuries, odd “Hard Knocks” quotes from Jon Gruden and, of course, helmet drama. Here are some of the fantasy-relevant headlines from around the league: — Melvi...
17:28, 2019-08-15

UPDATE 2-Deutsche Bank is first to settle bond-rigging lawsuit, amid federal probe Deutsche Bank AG will pay $15 million to resolve claims it conspired to rig prices of bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , becoming the first of 16 financial services companies to settle litigation by investors....
22:56, 2019-09-12

Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler support Planned Parenthood amid loss of federal funding Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler and Maggie Gyllenhaal are defending Planned Parenthood against what they call a "direct attack on the equality of women."        ...
17:00, 2019-08-23

Provocative tweet from federal agency amid SNC-Lavalin affair ‘total coincidence,’ docs reveal "Our prosecutors must be objective, independent and dispassionate, as well as free from improper influence — including political influence," the tweet posted on March 7, 2019 read....
11:14, 2019-05-08

Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections More than six in ten Americans say they have become more supportive of transgender rights compared to their stances five years ago, according to a new survey. The findings from the Public Religion Research Institute, a nonpartisan research organizati...
15:42, 2019-06-11

U.S. indexes plummet after key Treasury bond yield sinks to new low All three major U.S. stock indexes fell Wednesday upon rising concerns of an approaching recession, signaled in part by the benchmark 30-year Treasury bond falling to a record low....
23:56, 2019-08-14

Chile's SQM profits plummet on falling lithium prices Chile's SQM, the world's No. 2 producer of lithium, saw its quarterly earnings plummet by nearly half amid a slump in prices for the ultralight battery metal, even as sales volumes grew....
14:56, 2019-08-22

Samsung Q1 profits plummet from lowered chip demand Samsung has posted operating profits of 6.23 trillion won for the first quarter of 2019, its lowest since the 2016 Galaxy Note 7 recall, with the company attributing the decline to lowered demand for memory chips....
07:00, 2019-04-30

New car sales 2019: market down 4.9% as plug-in hybrid registrations plummet News 4 Jul, 2019 Alternatively fuelled vehicle sales fell for the first time in 26 months, with sales of PHEVs dropping by 50.4 per cent...
16:28, 2019-07-04

‘CBS Evening News’ ratings plummet on Norah O’Donnell’s debut Norah O’Donnell’s debut as the new “CBS Evening News” anchor drew much media fanfare but fewer viewers. The former co-host of “CBS This Morning” came in last place among evening shows on Monday despite a much-publicized premiere that included a sit-d...
00:00, 2019-07-18

The ‘Pantaleo Effect’: NYPD arrests plummet in wake of firing The number of arrests and criminal summonses handled by city cops last week plummeted compared to the same period in 2018 — and law enforcement sources warn it’s the “Pantaleo Effect.’’ Officer Daniel Pantaleo was fired by NYPD Commissioner James O’N...
11:56, 2019-08-27

U.S. markets plummet; Treasury designates China a currency manipulator All three major U.S. markets plummeted in trading Monday amid warnings about the ongoing trade dispute with China and a sudden loss in the Chinese yuan....
00:56, 2019-08-06

FDNY firefighter who died in 2017 plummet was not wearing harness William Tolley, 42, was standing in the basket, which was attached to a 75-foot ladder, when it got stuck against the roof of the five-story residential building, the probe concluded....
08:42, 2019-06-16

Pinterest shares plummet on disappointing 2019 revenue forecast Pinterest Inc on Thursday forecast 2019 revenue broadly in line with Wall Street targets, disappointing investors who had expected more from the freshly public, high flying stock, and sending its shares down 16 percent....
01:56, 2019-05-17

Corn prices plummet as USDA shows far more acres planted than predicted Corn prices plummeted Friday after the U.S. Department of Agriculture released data on the number of acres planted, showing numbers that were far above what was predicted....
22:56, 2019-06-28

Imports to El Paso plummet while U.S.-Mexico trade hits all-time high Annual trade has plummeted across the international bridges in El Paso by just over $4 billion, even though U.S.-Mexico trade recently reached an all-time high....
23:28, 2019-06-03

Mets plummet to fourth place in division after ugly loss to Braves ATLANTA — Hey, Miami Marlins, come get them. The number of NL East teams chasing these disappointing Mets shrunk to one Wednesday night, as manager Mickey Callaway’s crew ran itself out of innings on the bases and Steven Matz crumbled against this im...
07:00, 2019-06-20

Automakers Demand Tax Cuts, Analysts Slash Forecasts As Sales Plummet Data from Tata Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra, which together account for about two-thirds of the commercial vehicles market, show that sales of trucks, an indicator of economic activity, fell by......
19:28, 2019-09-02

UPDATE 3-Pinterest shares plummet on disappointing 2019 revenue forecast Pinterest Inc on Thursday forecast 2019 revenue broadly in line with Wall Street targets, disappointing investors who had expected more from the freshly public, high flying stock, and sending its shares down 16 percent....
01:56, 2019-05-17

GE was the most popular industrial stock for hedge funds last quarter. Here are 9 firms that likely took a beating after the stock tanked on fraud claims. (GE) AP Images / Richard Drew Hedge funds scooped up more shares of General Electric in the second quarter than any other company in the industrial sector. The funds were most likely trying to buy the dip as the stock has shed more than 60% of its marke...
22:42, 2019-08-16

Ulta shares plummet as profit and sales miss expectations and company slashes outlook Shares of Ulta Beauty tanked 21% after the company reported earnings after the bell Thursday that missed analysts' expectations and slashed its outlook for the fiscal year....
01:28, 2019-08-30

Heart-racing video shows toddler plummet 6 stories, bystanders catch him with blanket The scene unfolded Monday in China's Chongqing Municipality and was captured in in gut-wrenching video published by state media CCTV.        ...
20:28, 2019-08-01

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
18:56, 2019-06-13

This 2019 Study Reveals the Best Used Car Values for Under $20,000 New car sales are slowing down and due to the rising average cost of a brand new model, more buyers are pivoting to the preowned market. It’s no secret that letting someone else take the depreciation can result in a better value for your dollar, but ...
06:28, 2019-06-14

The business use and values of data analytics David Gonzalez discusses how Vodafone is applying AI to generate real business value, such as how AI is impacting the workforce and society, and how emerging technologies like 5G will play a crucial role in the ability to process even more data which...
14:56, 2019-07-18

Property values in my neighborhood are skyrocketing and friends tell me to 'just buy already,' but here's why I won't Jon Bilous / Shutterstock.com Megan DeMatteo lives in an up-and-coming Baltimore neighborhood where rising property values make buying a home seem like a no-brainer. However, she writes, renting in the neighborhood is accessible and exactly what she...
00:56, 2019-06-16

Inside the world of deciding second-hand car values Andrew Mee and Derren Martin watch the used car market like hawks Who determines what used cars are worth and how is it done? We take a look behind the scenes at Cap HPI In a smart office block in Leeds rest the hopes of millions of car buyers and...
11:56, 2019-05-05

From SRI to ESG, values-aligned investing has many names. Let's decode the lingo Values-aligned investing is called by many different names, which are commonly misused or misunderstood by investors. Decoding the terminology will make this type of investing more accessible to advisors and investors alike....
16:28, 2019-04-28

Michael Dell: Technology must reflect our humanity and our values While technology can amplify human genius, it can also amplify human frailty, and the Dell Technologies CEO is urging those building to build a future that reflects the best of humanity....
03:00, 2019-04-30

'Values I believe in': Brazil's new rightwing rappers embrace Bolsonaro The country’s hip-hop is typically progressive, but MCs in Maga hats provide the soundtrack to a far-right presidencyThe Trumpian mantra on his “Make America Great Again” cap leaves little doubt Ricardo Alves stands to the right of your average Brazi...
20:14, 2019-06-18

In Hong Kong, colonial flag still a symbol of prized values Of all the dramatic photos showing hundreds of young protesters storming Hong Kong’s legislature this week, one image makes for particularly uncomfortable viewing in Beijing: The British colonial flag draped aloft a podium in the assembly’s chamber...
05:56, 2019-07-05

Congress Leader Praises PM Modi, Says He Adopted Gandhian Values Congress leader AP Abdullakutty has courted controversy by praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the BJP-led NDA's massive victory in the Lok Sabha election, prompting the party to seek an......
07:28, 2019-05-29

CBOE Short-term VIX Index Values Now Disseminated Every 15 Seconds CHICAGO, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) today announced that it has expanded the frequency for disseminating values on its recently created CBOE Short-term Volatility IndexSM (VXSTSM index). VXST i...
18:28, 2019-05-03

Russia's Putin says liberal values are obsolete: Financial Times Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview published on Thursday that liberal values were obsolete because they had been rejected by the majority of the people in Western nations....
21:42, 2019-06-27

Fantasy football: Running backs with easiest schedules, best values New England Patriots running back Sony Michel could be the steal of your draft this season, according to UPI senior sports writer Alex Butler. Read for more running backs with easy schedules in 2019....
23:00, 2019-08-14

Jalopnik This 2019 Study Reveals the Best Used Car Values for Under $20,000 | io9 Updates From Stran Jalopnik This 2019 Study Reveals the Best Used Car Values for Under $20,000 | io9 Updates From Stranger Things, Bill & Ted 3, and More | Kotaku Square Enix Doesn’t Know Where Some Of Its Old Games Are | Lifehacker How Do I Digitize and Share a To...
19:56, 2019-06-14

Spice Girls review – nostalgia, branding and bad British values Croke Park, DublinThe Poshless group give the fans what they want, but union jacks and product placement can’t cover a lack of materialOf all the things that might have derailed the Spice Girls’ reunion, a lack of interest wasn’t one – there are 80,0...
14:28, 2019-05-25

Fantasy Football Week 2: Upgrade your roster with the Trade Values Chart Got an unexpected hole to fill after Week 1? Want to take advantage of some depth? Dave Richard's first trade values chart can help you find the right move to bolster your team....
07:56, 2019-09-13

Fantasy football rankings: Your guide to player values for 2019 draft The DVQ (Draft Value Quotient) is the formula the Fantasy Madman uses to evaluate the draft value and fantasy football ranking of players across a uniform platform. Each player is rated based on projected points and evaluated based on how they stack ...
01:56, 2019-07-28

We must transform our lives and values to save this burning planet | Susanna Rustin In decades to come we must rethink our agriculture, our love of consumption and our short-termist priorities. It won’t be easyThe case for action to tackle the climate emergency, on a scale far beyond anything that has yet been attempted, is increasi...
12:14, 2019-06-15

The Ideal Healthy Diet: Nutritional Values Of Roti And Rice Compared Carbs And Fats In Roti And Rice: When it comes to rice and roti, the debate goes on as to which is better and healthier? Eating either of them will not adversely affect your health, if consumed......
14:00, 2019-07-17

Steve Spurrier values Alliance of American Football title as much as his ACC and SEC crowns Steve Spurrier places an equal value on his Alliance of American Football title as the ones he won in the ACC and SEC while a college football coach.       ...
23:42, 2019-08-22

Critic’s Pick: ‘Charlie Says’ Review: Complicating Those Manson Family Values The director Mary Harron teams up with the writer Guinevere Turner for this smart, disturbing drama about three of Charles Manson’s female followers....
17:42, 2019-05-09

Putin is right – but the EU shares the blame for the collapse of liberal values | Owen Jones Rightwing demagogues across the world, including in Europe, go unchecked. Darkness threatens to engulf us allVladimir Putin is right. When he celebrates the existential crisis of what he terms “liberalism”, his grounds for triumphalism are substantia...
14:14, 2019-06-28

Elton John blasts Putin for calling liberal values 'obsolete' British singer Elton John said on Friday he was deeply upset by Russian President Vladimir Putin's comment that liberal values were "obsolete" and had been rejected by the majority of people in Western nations....
01:00, 2019-06-29

Brexit Britain and Trump’s America are a betrayal of the values D-day was fought for | Martin Kettle The D-day commemorations have never felt so uneasy. Trump and Brexit are tearing apart the bonds forged after 1945They are saying that Thursday – the 75th anniversary – will be the last of the international D-day commemorations in which the veterans ...
20:28, 2019-06-05

CBOE Stock Exchange Completes Acquisition of National Stock Exchange CHICAGO, January 9, 2012 - CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that it completed the acquisition of all-electronic National Stock Exchange (NSX) on December 30. The acquisition, approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission, allows CBSX t...
18:42, 2019-05-04

'Homeland Dream': Chinese gaming giants unveil titles that play up patriotic values Chinese gaming companies, including giants Tencent and NetEase, unveiled new titles at an industry meet that show off socialist values and patriotic themes amid stricter state censorship and a push to back Communist Party propaganda....
16:28, 2019-08-05

England's Eoin Morgan scolds Alex Hales over 'complete disregard' for team values – video Eoin Morgan has opened up about Alex Hales's removal from the England cricket squad. Morgan said that 'we’ve worked extremely hard on our culture in the last 18 months since the Bristol incident', in reference to the street fight in September 2017 fo...
18:28, 2019-05-02

Fantasy Baseball: Latest H2H trade values chart shows Jose Ramirez losing ground in the top 200 It's taken a while, but Jose Ramirez is finally beginning to slide down the rankings. And it could speed up from here, says Scott White, who assigns a trade value to each of his top 200....
21:00, 2019-05-22

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food crops destroyed in Syria; migrants and refugees in Libya’s detention centres; Ebola in the Democrati...
20:42, 2019-06-04

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE (CBSX) VOLUME TOPS 3 BILLION SHARES TRADED DURING 2008Growth in Volume, Listings and Participation; 2008 Highlights Include Lime Brokerage Investment, Functionality to Facilitate Automated Stock and Options Orders Chicago, January 15, 2009 - The CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that more than three billion shares were traded at the Exchange during 2008, its first full year of trading.The Exchange, now 22 months old, had sustained growth in trading vo...
09:00, 2019-05-05

CBOE Stock Exchange to Acquire National Stock Exchange CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the National Stock Exchange, Inc. (NSX), an all-electronic stock exchange which is owned primarily by severa...
18:42, 2019-05-04

Fantasy Baseball: Latest top 250 trade values for Rotisserie leagues show Kris Bryant, Josh Bell on the rise How does Kris Bryant's move up the rankings impact his trade value? What about Hyun-Jin Ryu's or Keston Hiura's? Scott White reveals in his latest trade chart....
17:28, 2019-05-15

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...
17:42, 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...
05:56, 2019-09-10

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....
02:00, 2019-09-12

Boris Johnson bashes Vladimir Putin: Tory leadership frontrunner blasts Russian president over his attack on Western values EXCLUSIVE: Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson says Putin will be 'proved wrong by history' over his remarks on the West Grim-faced Theresa May meets Russian leader as they shake hands at start of G20 summit in Japan...
13:56, 2019-06-28

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Updated preseason Trade Values Chart sees Ezekiel Elliott's value rocket up Finish your draft and realize you've got an unexpected hole to fill? Want to take advantage of some depth? Dave Richard's first trade values chart can help you find the right move to bolster your team....
18:28, 2019-09-04

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....
21:42, 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....
06:14, 2019-09-10

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...
18:00, 2019-08-05

San Francisco Bans Sale of Juul and Other E-Cigarettes The bill was praised by health groups but has many critics, including those who worry that a blanket ban on e-cigarettes could harm the wider goals of anti-tobacco efforts....
05:56, 2019-06-26

Most of Juul’s Twitter followers are teens who can’t buy e-cigs 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. Researchers analyzed data collected in April 2018 on public...
22:14, 2019-05-20

As Juul Moves Abroad, It's Leaving Some of Its U.S. Restrictions Behind As Juul Labs Inc. expands its e-cigarettes internationally, it hasn’t placed the same restrictions on sales to combat underage vaping in Asia and other markets around the world as it has in the U.S....
21:14, 2019-09-11

JUUL e-cigarette maker sees its valuation top $38B Despite criticisms that it’s helping promote an “epidemic” in teen vaping, e-cigarette maker Juul continues to attract new investors, The Post has learned. Last week, mutual fund giant Capital Re bought a bunch of Juul Labs shares in the secondary ma...
04:28, 2019-05-18

‘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....
23:14, 2019-07-16

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....
17:56, 2019-06-16

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 ...
11:00, 2019-06-15

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....
06:42, 2019-09-10

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....
21:56, 2019-08-29

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....
00:14, 2019-05-31

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

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...
22:28, 2019-06-01

Reynolds, With an Eye on Juul, Wades Into Social Media Camel and Newport cigarettes maker Reynolds American will start marketing its Vuse e-cigarettes on Facebook and Instagram, seeking to regain market share lost to upstart Juul Labs....
14:14, 2019-05-15

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Updated preseason Trade Values Chart reacts to Tony Pollard, Devin Singletary updates Finish your draft and realize you've got an unexpected hole to fill? Want to take advantage of some depth? Dave Richard's first trade values chart can help you find the right move to bolster your team....
19:00, 2019-08-31

CBOE to Begin Publishing Values for CBOE VIX Tail Hedge Index CHICAGO, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today began publishing values for the CBOE VIX Tail Hedge Index(SM) (ticker symbol: VXTH(SM)), the latest addition to a suite of CBOE strategy indexes designed to manage...
18:42, 2019-05-04

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

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 U.S. Food and Drug Administration said....
21:14, 2019-09-09

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...
06:28, 2019-08-03

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

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...
05:00, 2019-08-30

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...
20:00, 2019-08-05

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....
01:14, 2019-09-13

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....
20:28, 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...
05:00, 2019-08-30

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....
05:56, 2019-08-31

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....
19:00, 2019-08-29

Juul targeted teens by spending over $200K on influencers E-cigarette company Juul Labs Inc. went to great lengths to “convey its messaging directly to teenage children” — spending more than $200,000 and marketing to young people by recruiting online influencers, according to a new Congressional report. The...
22:00, 2019-07-26

Feds rip Juul for claiming its e-cigarette is safer than smoking WASHINGTON — Federal health authorities on Monday blasted vaping giant Juul for illegally pitching its electronic cigarettes as a safer alternative to smoking and ordered the company to stop making unproven claims for its products. The Food and Drug ...
21:42, 2019-09-09

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...
00:28, 2019-09-11

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 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...
16:42, 2019-08-30

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...
18:56, 2019-09-09

NC becomes first state to sue e-cigarette maker Juul over targeting teens North Carolina’s attorney general is asking a state judge to bar popular e-cigarette maker Juul Labs from selling to minors and force it to end slick marketing campaigns that appeal to them....
19:14, 2019-05-16

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...
00:42, 2019-06-01

CBOE to Begin Publishing Values for CBOE S&P 500 Skew Index CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that on Wednesday, February 23, the Exchange will begin publishing values for the CBOE S&P 500 Skew Index (ticker symbol: SKEW), a benchmark measure of th...
03:42, 2019-05-05

JUUL answers safety questions before House oversight committee (NBC NEWS)Juul Co-Founder James Monsees appeared before a House oversight subcommittee today in Washington, D.C. Mr. Monsees told committee members Juul was developed for adult smokers who want to quit smoking traditional cigarettes. He stressed th...
19:00, 2019-07-27

Nearly half of Juul's Twitter followers are too young to buy e-cigarettes: study (Reuters Health) - Almost half of the people who followed Juul Labs Inc on Twitter were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States, according a study published on Monday....
18:00, 2019-05-20

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....
01:00, 2019-08-30

Nearly half of Juul’s Twitter followers are too young to buy e-cigarettes -study May 20 (Reuters Health) - Almost half of the people who followed Juul Labs Inc on Twitter were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States, according a study published on Monday....
18:56, 2019-05-20

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 a study published on Monday....
18:56, 2019-05-20

U.S. lawmakers grill E-cig maker Juul over efforts targeted at schoolchildren E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc funded a "holistic health education" camp as part of efforts to market directly to school-aged children, members of a U.S. congressional panel said on Thursday, citing internal company documents....
04:56, 2019-07-26

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....
04:42, 2019-09-10

North Carolina Accuses Juul of Targeting Teens in Lawsuit North Carolina officials are suing Juul Labs, accusing the e-cigarette maker of targeting teenagers and misrepresenting the strength and health risks from the nicotine in its products....
01:28, 2019-05-16

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, ...
04:00, 2019-09-11

House panel: Juul targeted children through 'sophisticated program' A House subcommittee accused Juul, an e-cigarette manufacturer, of deliberately targeting children as young as eight years old in its push to become the nation's leading e-cigarette maker....
12:00, 2019-07-26

North Carolina accuses JUUL of targeting children in lawsuit North Carolina filed a lawsuit against JUUL on Wednesday, accusing the e-cigarette maker of targeting children in its marketing and failing to clearly state the risks associated with the product....
05:00, 2019-05-16

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....
05:56, 2019-08-31

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....
09:14, 2019-07-31

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....
10:56, 2019-09-11

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% of the e-cig market in 2018, has seen sales of its mint-flavored pods skyroc...
00:28, 2019-09-12

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...
17:56, 2019-08-30

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....
13:00, 2019-08-29

UPDATE 3-Teens made up most of e-cigarette maker Juul's Twitter following -study May 20 (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....
19:28, 2019-05-20

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."...
18:42, 2019-07-15

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...
19:28, 2019-07-24

UPDATE 1-Teens made up most of e-cigarette maker Juul's Twitter following -study May 20 (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 a study published on Monday....
18:56, 2019-05-20

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...
03:56, 2019-09-10

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......
23:00, 2019-08-29

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....
21:14, 2019-09-05

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....
19:42, 2019-05-30

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....
15:28, 2019-08-19

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...
18:42, 2019-08-29

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

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....
21:42, 2019-05-30

Nearly Half of Juul's Followers on Twitter Last Year Were Teens, Report Claims Juul says that it has aggressively attempted to curb the use of its products by teens amid ongoing pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, but youth may have made up a significant percentage of the brand’s social following on Twitter in 2018,...
08:56, 2019-05-21

North Carolina Attorney General sues Juul for targeting youth North Carolina's Attorney General filed a lawsuit against Juul Labs Inc on Wednesday, piling more pressure on the biggest U.S. e-cigarette maker that is already under intense scrutiny for its products' usage among teenagers....
00:42, 2019-05-16

U.S. vaping firm Juul plans multiple Asia launches in 2019 U.S. electronic cigarette company Juul Labs Inc plans to launch in multiple Asian locations in 2019 and the Middle East and Africa by 2021 as part of its international expansion, a senior executive said on Tuesday....
13:14, 2019-05-07

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....
02:00, 2019-06-26

Jesper Juul, Danish Familylab therapist, author dies aged 71 Danish-born family therapist Jesper Juul has died aged 71. His best-known book "Your Competent Child" was based on the premise that children should be treated with the same respect as "you would show an adult."...
23:14, 2019-07-26

U.S. lawmakers grill e-cigarette maker Juul over efforts targeted at schoolchildren E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc funded a "holistic health education" camp as part of efforts to market directly to school-aged children, members of a U.S. congressional panel said on Thursday, citing internal company documents....
08:56, 2019-07-26

Pulling Flavored E-Cigs Hurt Sales in a ‘Very Meaningful’ Way, Juul Founders Say Juul founders Adam Bowen and James Monsees, who were named to the 2019 TIME 100 list, called vaping’s potential for helping adult smokers ditch combustible cigarettes “one of the greatest opportunities for public health in the history of ...
14:52, 2019-04-28

House panel: E-cig maker Juul directly targeted children in schools A House subcommittee has accused Juul Labs of deliberately targeting children as young as eight in its push to become the nation's leading e-cigarette maker....
09:14, 2019-07-27

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...
05:14, 2019-07-26

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....
20:28, 2019-06-19

‘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....
01:56, 2019-08-14

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...
15:00, 2019-08-30

Juul Rep Visited a Classroom and Told Teens Vaping Is 'Totally Safe,' for Some Reason There’s a lot of debate about what belongs in the classroom—but it’s safe to say Juul doesn’t. However, two teens testified in Congress on Wednesday that a Juul representative had, in fact, visited their class in April 2018 as part of a health presen...
00:56, 2019-07-26

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

North Carolina lawsuit against Juul creates new legal fight for maker of e-cigarettes The suit, filed in state court, alleges that Juul caused addiction in consumers by “deceptively downplaying the potency and danger of the nicotine” and employed advertising campaigns that targeted people under the legal smoking age....
07:42, 2019-05-16

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....
16:14, 2019-08-19

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

Juul Targeted Schools, Camps and Youth Programs, House Panel Claims House Democrats opened the second day of hearings into the e-cigarette company’s marketing and philanthropic activities. Juul executives were to testify....
20:42, 2019-07-25

Alastair Campbell says he will not be a part of Jeremy Corbyn's Labour because it 'no longer represents his values' Alastair Campbell has said he no longer wants to be a Labour member because Jeremy Corbyn is set to destroy the party and will never win an election against Boris Johnson....
04:56, 2019-07-30

Boston mayor: City can't stop 'Straight Pride' parade over values Boston can't stop a "Straight Pride Parade" just because people disagree with it, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says. Organizers are trying for a permit.        ...
15:14, 2019-06-07

Boston mayor: city can't stop 'Straight Pride Parade' over its values Boston can't stop a "Straight Pride Parade" from taking place just because people disagree with the organizers' cause, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says.        ...
05:28, 2019-06-07

CBOE Begins Disseminating Volatility Index Values on Three of CME Group’s FX Options Contracts: Dollar/Euro, Dollar/Bp and Dollar/Yen CHICAGO, IL and NEW YORK, NY -- January 13, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it began disseminating values for three new volatility indexes that CBOE calculates using the prices of CME Dollar/Euro, Dollar...
11:14, 2019-05-03

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...
08:42, 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.” ...
16:14, 2019-08-28

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...
12:28, 2019-08-01

San Francisco Bans E-Cigarette Sales Despite Being Home to Juul Labs, the Hottest Name in Addiction Technology The city of San Francisco has banned the sale of e-cigarettes, becoming one of the first municipalities in the U.S., along with Beverly Hills, to place such tight restrictions on the nicotine-delivery technology. San Francisco’s ban is scheduled to s...
13:42, 2019-06-26

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....
20:00, 2019-09-09

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 Congressional hearing on Thursday. Lawmakers grilled him over Juul's alleged role in a teen vaping "epidemic."...
21:56, 2019-07-25

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....
10:00, 2019-06-14

North Carolina AG sues e-cigarette maker Juul, says it 'downplayed' dangers of nicotine to children North Carolina sued e-cigarette maker Juul Wednesday, accusing the vaping company of targeting young consumers and misrepresenting the potency and danger of nicotine in its products....
22:14, 2019-05-15

Juul co-founder: Altria invested to change company so it 'doesn't kill people anymore' Juul Labs co-founder and Chief Product Officer James Monsees said that Altria invested in the e-cigarette maker to change their company to no longer kill....
00:42, 2019-07-26

In Washington, Juul Vows to Curb Youth Vaping. Its Lobbying in States Runs Counter to That Pledge. Juul has told the F.D.A. it will do all it can to stop youth vaping. But in state capitols and city halls around the country, the company is embracing measures that undermine that vow....
14:52, 2019-04-28

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....
20:14, 2019-08-26

Tobacco company Reynolds blames teen vaping crisis on Juul in fighting FDA plan to rein in industry The FDA in March proposed limiting sales of fruity e-cigarette flavors to age-restricted stores to curb what it has labeled a teen vaping "epidemic." Reynolds says the plan is "overly broad" and the FDA should instead focus on Juul....
20:14, 2019-05-02

Representatives from JUUL, the electronic cigarette company, answered questions from the House Oversight Committee about the safety of its products, especially regarding youth use (NBC NEWS)Juul Co-Founder James Monsees appeared before a house oversight subcommittee today in Washington, D.C. Mr. Monsees told committee members Juul was developed for adult smokers who want to quit smoking traditional cigarettes. He stressed the ...
07:28, 2019-07-26

At least 50 killed in Sudan crackdown At least 50 people are dead and 326 injured after troops stormed the main camp of pro-democracy protesters in Sudan's capital Monday, according to the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD)....
09:42, 2019-06-05

Sudanese vow to keep up protests after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan’s pro-democracy movement vowed Thursday to press its campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice, as security forces fanned out across the capital...
22:28, 2019-06-07

Inside the Crackdown in Kashmir A week after India stripped Kashmir of its autonomy and imposed a communications blackout, we spent Eid in Srinagar, where security forces are stopping people from moving and speaking freely....
16:42, 2019-08-14

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....
01:28, 2019-09-10

US wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week. Tibor Nagy sa...
14:42, 2019-06-15

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week....
18:00, 2019-06-15

31 foreign nationals busted in ICE crackdown Federal officials nabbed 31 foreign nationals in New York for U.S. immigration laws in a five-day crackdown. Nearly all of those picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement between May 19 and 23 had stayed in the U.S. after being ordered to leav...
19:28, 2019-05-26

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' The Chinese government has said the 1989 crackdown on protesters in Tiananmen Square, which left hundreds of protesters dead, was not a mistake. The defense came days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the killings....
19:42, 2019-06-02

Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette startup that city officials want to kick out, is trying to buy a 29-floor office tower in the heart of the city Getty E-cigarette startup Juul Labs is reportedly in talks to purchase a 29-floor building in downtown San Francisco as it struggles to house a rapidly growing workforce. The startup has come under intense scrutiny from federal and local officials f...
17:56, 2019-05-02

India tightens Kashmir crackdown with curfew Indian police have clashed with Shiite mourners at banned religious processions in Kashmir. Indian authorities have warned residents "not to venture out of their home" amid a tightening crackdown in the contested region....
20:56, 2019-09-08

Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega's government and two prominent journalists were freed from prison Tuesday ahead of a June 18 deadline to release the last of hundreds of people the opposition considers political prisoners...
20:28, 2019-06-11

At least 60 killed in Sudan crackdown, say protest groups Many demonstrators caught up in attack in Khartoum are still unaccounted forParamilitaries killed at least 60 people when they attacked pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum, civil society groups in Sudan have said.Previous estimates put the number of...
15:28, 2019-06-05

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the German daily newspaper Bild, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said “looking away can be fatal — we must c...
13:14, 2019-06-22

U.S. lawmakers, regulators advance crackdown on robocalls The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and 25 state and local agencies on Tuesday unveiled a crackdown on robocalls as a congressional panel prepared to approve a bill that would take new steps to reduce the unwanted calls....
00:00, 2019-06-26

Mexico Detains More Migrants as Crackdown Steps Up ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities reinforced efforts over the weekend to deter Central Americans and others from crossing Mexico to reach the United States, detaining migrants in the south and stationing National Guardsmen along the Rio Grande...
08:56, 2019-06-24

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar’s military has concluded that the organization’s many bodies failed...
05:42, 2019-06-18

Democrats defy Waters on Ex-Im Bank crackdown House Democrats are poised to challenge a deal negotiated by Rep. Maxine Waters that would impose new restrictions on the Export-Import Bank, the first show of resistance among members of the Financial Services Committee since she became chairwoman i...
17:28, 2019-06-21

Church wants more vigorous crackdown on Sri Lankan Islamists The Catholic church in Sri Lanka says the government should crack down on Islamists with more vigor "as if on war footing" in the aftermath of the Easter bombings....
09:50, 2019-04-29

RPT-Moscow braces for another election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russians are expected to rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a police crackdown and a refusal by authorities to meet protesters' demands....
02:14, 2019-08-10

Mexico’s migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown At a migrant shelter near the Guatemala border food is cooked and children play on the patios and at night thin mattresses cover every inch of floor space, including part of the kitchen and the chapel, as migrants try to sleep in the over-capacity sp...
23:00, 2019-06-19

“Operation Call It Quits” – Robocall Crackdown The Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on robocalls. “Our message is simple: it’s time to call it quits,” Bureau of Consumer Protections Director Andrew Smith said Tuesday as he announced a collaboration with multiple law enf...
02:42, 2019-06-26

US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown Top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week...
18:00, 2019-06-15

The political jostling behind Tory internet crackdown Online harms white paper fuses work of DCMS and Home Office, led by PM hopeful Sajid JavidSajid Javid’s warning social media companies face “serious consequences” if they don’t keep users safe marks one of the biggest incursions by the Home Office in...
19:42, 2019-05-01

Five civilians killed in Kashmir since crackdown, says army Deaths over past 30 days follow Indian government’s decision to strip region of autonomyFive civilians have died in Indian Kashmir, including an 18-year-old man, officials confirmed, one month after Delhi’s decision to revoke the region’s special sta...
18:56, 2019-09-04

Muslims celebrate Eid despite severe crackdown in Kashmir The Muslim celebration of Eid-al-Adha was held in the India-administered region of Kashmir Sunday, without its traditional autonomy for the first time in decades....
02:42, 2019-08-13

Sudan hospital traumatized by bloody crackdown After the victims of a deadly crackdown on a protest camp started pouring into a Khartoum hospital, many previous patients there begged to leave in terror, overwhelming doctors....
20:14, 2019-06-07

Inside China’s Surveillance Crackdown on Uyghurs In Xinjiang, northwest China, the government is cracking down on the minority Muslim Uyghur population, keeping them under constant surveillance and throwing more than a million people into concentration camps. But in Istanbul, 3,000 miles away, a co...
15:00, 2019-05-09

Mexico's migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown Thin mattresses cover every inch of floor each night at the Good Shepherd shelter near the Mexico-Guatemala border, even spilling into the kitchen and the chapel, as an over-capacity crowd of migrants tries to find space to sleep....
22:42, 2019-06-19

Emissions Crackdown Fuels Palladium Rally Rising anxiety about the world economy has sent gold on a stellar run. But the haven has been left in the dust by one of its precious-metal peers: palladium....
17:14, 2019-07-04

Sudan military leader says perpetrators of crackdown ID’d KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The deputy chief of Sudan’s ruling military council says the military has identified the perpetrators of the violent dispersal of a pro-democracy sit-in, which left more than a hundred dead earlier this month. But Gen. Mo...
16:42, 2019-06-20

Russia detains more than 1,000 people in opposition crackdown The protest, which authorities declared illegal beforehand, did not represent a major challenge to President Vladimir Putin and his allies who have the resources to break up such demonstrations and jail people....
01:28, 2019-07-28

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operation Call it Quits,” included actions by the Federal Trade Commission and 25 additional federal, ...
11:14, 2019-06-27

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media giant grapples with how to combat hoaxes and deceptions....
00:14, 2019-05-31

Israel seeks Swiss help in overseas tax crackdown Israel's finance ministry has sought help from Switzerland in identifying Israelis it believes have undeclared assets at Union Bancaire Privee (UBP) and Bank Julius Baer, Swiss government documents show....
18:14, 2019-06-26

In Sudan crackdown, bullets fly as doctors struggle During the chaos of a deadly raid on Sudanese protesters at a pro-democracy sit-in in Khartoum on Monday, a man grimaced in pain as doctors sewed his ear back together with no anesthetic....
21:14, 2019-06-05

Former protesters recount 1989's crackdown Thirty years ago, Dong Shengkun was a 28-year-old worker at a printing factory who listened to students' speeches at the Tiananmen Square and joined the protests out of a desire for change. (May 31)        ...
16:00, 2019-05-31

Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyberscam crackdown Federal authorities arrested hundreds of people worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday....
02:00, 2019-09-12

| 4 dead in Sudan a week after bloody crackdown One week after dozens died in a crackdown on Sudanese protesters demanding civilian rule, four people were killed as security forces moved to quell a civil disobedience campaign launched Sunday....
09:28, 2019-06-10

EU reappoints top antitrust cop who led crackdown on tech giants The new European Commission has reappointed Margrethe Vestager to be its antitrust chief, a sign that the crackdown on tech companies will continue.Read More...
19:00, 2019-09-10

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
08:00, 2019-06-14

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
04:14, 2019-06-17

Huawei founder: US crackdown will cost the company $30 billion Huawei’s founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant’s revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years.       ...
14:14, 2019-06-17

Hundreds arrested US-Nigeria crackdown on cyber scams US and Nigerian authorities have dismantled multiple groups running so-called business email compromise schemes. The online scams led to $1.3 billion (€1.2 billion) in worldwide losses in 2018....
08:56, 2019-09-11

U.S. Supreme Court backs Trump on asylum crackdown The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration pol...
01:42, 2019-09-12

Trump EPA rolls back Obama’s coal crackdown Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler on Wednesday finalized the agency’s plan for replacing Obama-era regulations on emissions from coal-fired power plants, part of a long-running effort by the Trump administration to roll bac...
17:56, 2019-06-19

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ships allowed to dock in the city and to oppose the expansion of the city’s airport, saying: “We don’...
19:00, 2019-07-05

281 alleged email scammers arrested in global crackdown The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that 281 suspects had been arrested around the world in connection with email scams and wire transfer fraud....
23:14, 2019-09-11

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
08:00, 2019-06-17

Vanuatu to ban disposable nappies in plastics crackdown: 'We had no choice' Nation suffering disproportionately from climate emergency to phase in ban, believed to be world first, by DecemberIt is but a tiny speck in the Pacific Ocean, but the island state of Vanuatu is leading the global fight against plastic waste. The nat...
09:56, 2019-06-22

The Latest: Sudanese protesters defiant after army crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on aftermath of Sudanese military crackdown on protest sit-in (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Thousands of Sudanese pro-democracy protesters remain defiant of the country’s military rulers, a day after the main s...
13:14, 2019-06-04

30 Years Since The Deadly Tiananmen Crackdown, US Calls It "Heroic" In China the Communist Party made sure the anniversary remained a distant memory, detaining several activists in the run-up to June 4 while popular livestreaming sites conspicuously shut down for......
18:56, 2019-06-04

2020 Democrats fume at DNC over debate criteria crackdown With the deadline to qualify for next month’s third round of Democratic presidential debates closing in, the Democratic National Committee is facing an angry chorus of criticism from the candidates not likely to make the cut....
04:42, 2019-08-27

Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security crackdown....
18:42, 2019-06-05

Moscow couple shaken but defiant after police crackdown Images of a young Moscow couple being beaten in a police crackdown against protesters have spread on Russian social media, and they say the violence has left them shaken but with their resolve strengthened...
18:28, 2019-07-31

Trump's Immigration Crackdown Is Curiously Sparing the Bosses Let’s say you’re a piece of shit who wants to reduce the number of undocumented immigrants in this country, for whatever dumbass reason—just pure racism, or because they’re takin’ our jobs, or because MAYBE ISIS???? Surely, with your totally consiste...
17:56, 2019-05-31

Mexico’s crackdown on migrants sends some heading south Mexico’s efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory is showing some bite as some people turn around to head south in the face of increased enforcement, while government officials say they will target human smuggling rings...
05:56, 2019-06-18

Legitimate phone calls are getting blocked in crackdown on robocalls Robocall scams are annoying and they continue to steal money from people. But as services attempt to block them, legitimate robocalls get blocked too.       ...
17:56, 2019-08-29

Mexico officials detain more migrants as crackdown steps up Mexican authorities are reinforcing efforts to deter Central Americans and others from crossing the country to reach the United States, detaining migrants in the south and stationing National Guardsmen along the Rio Grande in the north...
02:28, 2019-06-24

YouTube issues sitewide crackdown on ‘hateful’ videos YouTube will yank down and ban “hateful” and “supremacist” videos — including those that deny violent, well-documented events such as the Holocaust, the company announced Wednesday. “Today, we’re taking another step in o...
22:14, 2019-06-05

'Everyone gets paid': Mexico’s migration networks are thriving despite crackdown President López Obrador says new immigration plan is working, but huge numbers of people still travel north – aided by smugglers’ bribesMario Rosales is organising travel arrangements for his latest clients, a Honduran woman and her two primary schoo...
17:56, 2019-09-12

Sudanese protesters rally to condemn June crackdown Thousands of Sudanese have joined protests condemning a deadly crackdown last month, as tensions remain high despite recent progress toward a power-sharing deal with the ruling military council...
17:42, 2019-07-18

Chinese defense minister says Tiananmen crackdown was justified Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that the bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago was the "correct" decision, citing the country's "stability" since then....
10:42, 2019-06-02

LIRR employees refusing to work overtime after MTA crackdown Hundreds of Long Island Rail Road workers are refusing to work overtime shifts this weekend to protest the MTA’s crackdown on OT abuse, according to a new report. The agency is planning to use its police force to monitor workers’ attendan...
01:00, 2019-05-11

46 ice cream trucks seized in New York City crackdown The city accused ice cream truck operators of evading nearly $4.5 million in fines and violating traffic laws for more than a decade.        ...
19:56, 2019-06-06

Supreme Court backs Trump on asylum crackdown The U.S. Supreme Court granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration policies....
01:42, 2019-09-12

China tightens security around Tiananmen on anniversary of crackdown Tourists thronged Beijing's Tiananmen Square on Tuesday amid tighter-than-usual security, although most visitors approached by Reuters said they were unaware of the bloody crackdown on student-led protests 30 years ago or would not discuss it....
06:42, 2019-06-04

Sudanese protesters: Death toll in military crackdown at 60 Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60....
09:28, 2019-06-05

Death toll rises to 60 following Sudanese crackdown on protesters The death toll rose to 60 Tuesday following Sudanese troops having used live fire the day before to break up months-long protests for civil rule in the country's capital, according to opposition forces....
08:28, 2019-06-05

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. The United Kingdom and Germany requested the closed-door session, set for Tuesday afternoon. ...
09:42, 2019-06-04

Hundreds Protest in Indian-Controlled Kashmir After Crackdown (NEW DELHI) — Hundreds of people have held a street protest in Indian-controlled Kashmir as India’s government assured the Supreme Court that the situation in the disputed region is being reviewed daily and unprecedented security restrict...
22:14, 2019-08-16

U.S. to press Pakistan PM on Afghan peace, terrorism crackdown U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to press Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for help on ending the war in Afghanistan and fighting militants when the two leaders meet at the White House on Monday amid their countries' strained relations....
00:56, 2019-07-22

Mexico to target human traffickers in immigration crackdown Mexico's foreign affairs secretary says the government will not tolerate human trafficking and provided new details of the weekend "rescue" of nearly 800 migrants packed into semi-trailers....
22:42, 2019-06-17

FTC crackdown targets operations responsible for one billion robocalls The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its law enforcement partners are cracking down on robocallers. Today, the FTC announced that it's filed 94 actions against organizations responsible for more than one billion illegal calls. As part of "Oper...
01:28, 2019-06-26

China scapegoats US to set stage for Hong Kong crackdown China is accusing the United States of orchestrating the Hong Kong protests to set the stage for a military crackdown, a rhetorical tactic that hardens ideological tensions between the rival powers....
15:56, 2019-08-15

Four UK citizens arrested in China days after drug crackdown Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese police announced a drug raid there involving 16 foreigners....
11:42, 2019-07-12

Russian police detain nearly 700 in opposition crackdown in Moscow Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the demonstration was illegal....
18:56, 2019-08-03

Russian police detain over 800 in opposition crackdown in Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the demonstration was illegal....
21:42, 2019-08-03

Russian Police Detain Nearly 800 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, after authorities warned the......
00:56, 2019-08-04

Eel smuggling arrests rise 50% in Europe-wide crackdown Europol says about 15m of the creatures were seized last year in trade worth €3bn annuallyThe number of arrests for the smuggling of eels in Europe has increased by 50% after a concerted effort by enforcement agencies to tackle the problem.Eels are i...
19:28, 2019-06-27

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council...
13:42, 2019-06-09

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, international and domestic rights activists said Wednesday....
01:14, 2019-07-11

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term....
19:00, 2019-05-22

Russian opposition plans new election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russian opposition protesters were expected to try and rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a sweeping police crackdown and ban on the event....
13:14, 2019-08-03

| Scores of DRC media 'closed' in crackdown: rights group Dozens of media outlets have been shut down in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the latest crackdown against journalists, a local media rights group says....
01:28, 2019-09-04

Crackdown on immigrant families to start Sunday, Trump says A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of Central American migrants, was on track after a dela...
01:42, 2019-07-13

El Salvador eyes crackdown on gangs over killings of police SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s new National Police chief says he has been ordered to crack down on gangs in the face of rising attacks on security forces. Mauricio Arriaza Chicas says new President Nayib Bukele is taking a stron...
01:14, 2019-06-13

Google cuts off Huawei after Trump administration crackdown The suspension amounts to a major blow to the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker, which will no longer receive access and support for Google’s proprietary apps like Gmail, YouTube and Chrome....
17:28, 2019-05-20

Chinese crackdown on foreign names draws protest BEIJING (AP) — The Manhattan neighborhood, Venice Garden, the Vienna hotel chain. To the ears of the Chinese government, the names are too foreign-sounding and must go. Provinces and cities across China have been issuing notices pressuring private an...
08:42, 2019-06-21

Crackdown On Immigrant Families To Start Sunday, Says Trump A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of......
06:28, 2019-07-13

Feds: Nearly 1,700 arrested in child porn, abuse crackdown WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says nearly 1,700 people have been arrested following a two-month crackdown aimed at targeting suspected child predators. Tuesday’s announcement caps the nationwide investigation conducted by federal, st...
20:00, 2019-06-11

‘What is our crime?’: Detentions of politicians deepen crackdown in Kashmir To maintain control in the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to revoke autonomy for Muslim-majority Kashmir, India has sent thousands of troops to the region and detained hundreds of local politicians and party workers....
02:42, 2019-08-13

PM targets drugs, weapons and phones in prison crackdown Prisons must not be "factories to turn bad people worse", Boris Johnson has warned, as he announced a £100m investment to boost security and cut crime in jails....
18:00, 2019-08-13

Central Americans pursue US dream despite Mexico crackdown SAN MARCOS, Guatemala (AP) — A near-death experience in the Arizona desert a year ago won’t deter Francisco Pérez from another attempt to migrate to the U.S., nor will an increased police presence in southern Mexico. The 23-year-old Guatemalan ...
20:42, 2019-06-10

Twitter’s crackdown on bots and abuse is finally paying off Twitter’s stock soared nearly 10 percent after the social network said moves to ban bots and bad actors are luring new users and advertisers. The San Francisco-based company’s quarterly results on Friday beat Wall Street’s expectations on revenue, ra...
06:42, 2019-07-28

Stephen Miller flexes policy might with new asylum crackdown The White House move this week to crackdown on asylum fraud is the latest example of top aide Stephen Miller’s influence on President Trump’s trademark issue, according to insiders....
17:00, 2019-05-02

Mystery American gets caught up in Hong Kong crackdown Video of the arrest by Hong Kong police of a man who appeared to an American went viral Saturday as social media users publicized the violence that accompanied the 13th week of protests against Chinese overreach in the city. “What charge is thi...
05:28, 2019-09-01

Venture-Capital Stalwart Fights Crypto Crackdown Andreessen Horowitz, a venture-capital firm known for early investments in companies including Facebook, is putting up a fight against Washington’s cryptocurrency crackdown....
18:42, 2019-09-01

Sudan's protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan's capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council....
13:42, 2019-06-09

Church urges more vigorous crackdown on Sri Lankan militants The Catholic Church in Sri Lanka has urged the government to crack down on Islamic extremists with more vigor “as if on war footing” in the aftermath of the Easter bombings...
17:00, 2019-04-29

U.S. calls for ‘independent and credible’ investigation into Sudan crackdown Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown "constituted a 180 degree turn in the way events were going with murder, rape, pillaging, by members of the Security Forces."...
15:28, 2019-06-15

Trump pushes on with immigration crackdown despite legal hurdles U.S. President Donald Trump's administration pushed ahead with its attempts to crack down on migration at the southern border on Monday, defending in court a virtual ban it imposed on asylum seekers and issuing its second sweeping order within a week...
01:56, 2019-07-23

U.S. to kick off migrant crackdown on Sunday: Washington Post U.S. immigration authorities plan to launch on Sunday a sweeping effort to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing three unnamed U.S. officials....
20:42, 2019-06-21

German state vows crackdown on criminal clans Intimidation, coercion, assault: clan crime is "not petty crime," according to the interior minister of Germany's most populous state. The problem had been "deliberately ignored" in the past, he said. But not any more....
11:28, 2019-05-16

U.S. might blacklist China's Hikvision over Uighur crackdown: source The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision over the country's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority, a person briefed on the matter said, the latest effort by the Trump administration t...
21:28, 2019-05-22

Nearly 40,000 People Join Moscow Opposition Rally After Crackdown Tens of thousands of opposition supporters rallied in Moscow on Saturday after mass police detentions at recent protests that have been among the largest since President Vladimir Putin's return to the......
03:56, 2019-08-11

De Blasio gets hotel union endorsement after Airbnb crackdown Mayor Bill de Blasio gained his first major endorsement in his quixotic presidential quest from the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council — following his administration’s crackdown on union rival Airbnb. De Blasio will join the labor union...
20:28, 2019-06-05

The Latest: UN health agency concerned over Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 10:25 a.m. The U.N. health agency says it’s gravely concerned over the targeting of patients, medical staff and facilities in Sudan during a military crackdown on pro...
11:00, 2019-06-07

Putin’s Uncertain Future Shadows a Crackdown on Moscow Protests With questions over what will happen when the Russian leader’s term ends in 2024, the Kremlin appears resolved to prevent critics from gaining a political foothold....
20:00, 2019-08-02

Nu Skin shares plunge 16% as China crackdown hits revenues Shares of beauty and wellness products company Nu Skin tanked on Wednesday after the company said China's crackdown on health products is weighing on sales....
19:42, 2019-07-17

On Tiananmen anniversary, Taiwan says China continues to cover up crackdown China continues to cover up the truth about the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, Taiwan's president said on Tuesday, ahead of vigils in the region to commemorate the event....
06:42, 2019-06-04

| Sudan general vows 'gallows' for perpetrators of deadly crackdown A top Sudanese general as vowed to send to the "gallows" those who carried out a deadly crackdown on protesters earlier this month that killed dozens and left hundreds wounded....
12:56, 2019-06-17

| Sudanese protesters demand justice for army crackdown victims Thousands of Sudanese protesters have poured onto the streets of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a sit-in outside the army headquarters that killed more than 100 people....
03:42, 2019-07-14

Google and Facebook Are Facing a Crackdown in Australia After a Sweeping Probe Google and Facebook Inc. are facing a regulatory crackdown in Australia after an inquiry highlighted concerns about their market power and impact on the media industry, adding to a barrage of global action against the technology giants. A final repor...
10:28, 2019-07-26

Mexico’s border crackdown sends migrants south Mexico's efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory showed some bite as people turned around to head south.        ...
15:00, 2019-06-21

Sudan: Thousands rally to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Protesters have called for justice for those killed in a brutal raid on a Khartoum camp. The military and civilian opposition still can't finalize power-sharing months after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
23:00, 2019-07-13

Trump Eyes Crackdown on Homelessness as Aides Visit California The president is pushing his administration to address surging homelessness in liberal cities he loves to hate, like Los Angeles. But his powers are limited....
05:42, 2019-09-11

| Amnesty slams Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa over 'ruthless' rights crackdown Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has led a "ruthless" and systematic crackdown on human rights during his first year in office, according to an Amnesty International report on Monday....
09:28, 2019-08-27

Taiwan calls on China to 'repent' for Tiananmen Square crackdown Taiwan has called on China to "sincerely repent" for the bloody crackdown in Tiananmen Square, as the government remains silent on the 30th anniversary of the tragedy....
11:42, 2019-06-04

De Blasio all talk on crackdown of Times Square’s costumed creeps Mayor Bill de Blasio talked a big game Tuesday about cracking down on Elmo and other costumed creeps harassing tourists and New Yorkers alike in Times Square — but offered no concrete plans for how to do it. “We are going to be all over the situation...
08:56, 2019-09-11

House rejects 2 AOC amendments to limit Trump border crackdown The Democratic-led House rejected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-led efforts Friday to curb President Trump’s border crackdown. Two amendments Ocasio-Cortez authored to a defense authorization bill failed to get enough support from her colleagues on t...
23:28, 2019-07-12

Sudan army urges elections after brutal crackdown on protesters The Sudanese military has promised elections after its agreement with the main opposition coalition broke down. The announcement comes after dozens of protesters were killed by the army and militia....
11:28, 2019-06-04

Wall St. set for weak opening on Huawei crackdown fallout fears U.S. stocks were set to open sharply lower on Monday, as fears over the impact on major technology companies from the United States' crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies added to concerns about the trade war between the two counties....
15:28, 2019-05-20

Thousands demonstrate in Sudan to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Thousands demonstrated in cities across Sudan on Saturday, witnesses said, to mark 40 days since security forces killed dozens when they stormed a protest camp in the capital Khartoum....
22:00, 2019-07-13

Taiwan says 'unrepentant' China covering up June 4 Tiananmen crackdown China continues to cover up the truth about the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, Taiwan's president said on Tuesday, ahead of vigils in the region to commemorate the event....
10:56, 2019-06-04

UK urges China to respect rights on Tiananmen crackdown anniversary Britain urged China to allow its citizens to protest peacefully and enjoy freedom of expression in a statement marking the 30th anniversary of the Chinese government's deadly crackdown on protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square....
10:56, 2019-06-04

Group says arrests raise fears of fresh crackdown in Egypt An international rights group says the recent arrests of a rights lawyer and an activist have raised fears of a fresh crackdown by Egyptian authorities on dissent....
12:28, 2019-05-18

Tanzanian rhino population soars ‘by 1,000%’ after poaching crackdown, imports Endangered rhino populations in Tanzania rose by 1,000 per cent after officials said the country’s government quashed organized gangs guilty of substantial poaching....
17:28, 2019-07-12

Drug Crackdown In Northern Kentucky Town Nets Indictments DAYTON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say more than 20 people were indicated after a six-month investigation into drug trafficking in a northern Kentucky community. Media outlets report that authorities seized fentanyl, meth, cocaine and more drugs and fire...
17:28, 2019-06-22

Facebook's crackdown on dangerous content in groups could backfire, experts say Critics say ‘proactive’ approach could make questionable content harder to detectFacebook is changing its rules on private groups amid growing criticism that some closed communities on the platform are uniting extremists and spreading fake news.The c...
04:14, 2019-08-15

Kashmiris allege night terror by Indian troops in crackdown Residents of Kashmir villages say Indian troops conducted acts of violence and intimidation in nighttime raids beginning just before the New Delhi government stripped the disputed region of its statehood last month...
11:00, 2019-09-14

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing for disaster. The indigenous organizer from the Fort Peck reservation in Montana fears that the prop...
15:42, 2019-05-01

Huawei says Trump crackdown will cost it $30 billion as smartphone sales take a hit Huawei says they are anticipating a huge drop in smartphone sales. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
17:00, 2019-06-17

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector....
20:14, 2019-06-21

A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China's heartland For years, China's industrial heartland has been cloaked in smog, its waterways choked with pollution pumped from enormous clusters of factories churning out the mountains of cement and steel needed to build the Chinese economy....
04:00, 2019-05-24

Cuomo announces new crackdown on fare-beaters, transit violence Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a new crackdown on fare evasion and transit violence in the city, with 500 officers sent to police 50 subway stations and 50 bus routes. Among the ranks will be 200 redeployed MTA cops, 100 Bridge and Tunnels off...
22:42, 2019-06-17

'Systemic failure' of U.N. ahead of Myanmar military crackdown: review There was a "systemic failure" of the United Nations in dealing with the situation in Myanmar ahead of a deadly 2017 military crackdown because it did not have a unified strategy and lacked Security Council support, according to an internal report....
00:42, 2019-06-18

Pakistan announces crackdown on militant leader Hafiz Saeed Counter-terrorism department opens 23 cases against Lashkar-e-Taiba leader and 12 aidesPakistani authorities have announced a crackdown against Hafiz Saeed, the leader of the group blamed for deadly attacks on Mumbai in 2008, amid growing internation...
17:28, 2019-07-04

Vietnam imprisoning more political activists in online crackdown: report HANOI — Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown that has seen the number of prisoners of conscience increase by almost a third since last year. Nearly ...
23:00, 2019-05-13

Trump administration announces major crackdown on asylum seekers The Trump administration on Monday announced a sweeping new policy tightening restrictions for asylum seekers, in a move that could drastically reduce the number of Central American migrants eligible to enter the United States in this way....
15:42, 2019-07-15

Balloon 'Tank Man' in Taiwan marks 30 years since Tiananmen crackdown A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and "tank man" - the lone protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks on Beijing's Tiananmen Square - to mark 30 years since China's......
18:42, 2019-05-21

Determined to reach Europe, migrants defy Morocco's crackdown Senegalese migrant Ismail, 26, is back in the forests around the northern Moroccan port of Tangier, not long after being stopped there by authorities and bussed 872 kilometers south in an attempt to stop him reaching Europe....
16:56, 2019-07-09

Feds arrest 32 in kickoff of San Francisco drug, crime crackdown Federal officials said Wednesday that 32 people, many of them Honduran nationals, had been arrested in connection with two international operations that poured heroin and cocaine into San Francisco's notorious Tenderloin District....
00:00, 2019-08-08

Crowds at Venezuela protests diminish as fear of crackdown grows A modest crowd of Venezuelans took to the streets Saturday to show support for the opposition-led congress which is coming under increasing pressure from the government of President Nicolas Maduro....
21:14, 2019-05-11

House Democrats Move to Rein In Trump’s Immigration Crackdown House Democrats pressed toward a vote on $4.5 billion in humanitarian aid to address the plight of migrants at the southern border, as leaders moved to quell a revolt....
01:42, 2019-06-26

Russian police accuse 10 of mass unrest in crackdown on eve of rally Russian authorities on Friday moved to press criminal charges against 10 people for their involvement in what they called mass unrest at an opposition protest last weekend, as defiant Kremlin critics vowed to hold another rally on Saturday....
22:56, 2019-08-02

The German Data Diver Who Exposed China's Muslim Crackdown Research by Adrian Zenz, a born-again Christian anthropologist working alone in a German suburb, thrust China and the West into one of their biggest clashes over human rights in decades, after he showed how China built internment camps and surveillan...
12:56, 2019-05-21

A military crackdown in Hong Kong would backfire on China's economy The idea of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) on the streets of Hong Kong seemed unthinkable just a few weeks ago. Now it is being considered a possibility....
05:14, 2019-08-07

President Widodo warns of crackdown as Jakarta protest continues Protests continued for a second straight night in Jakarta as supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed with police despite warnings of a severe crackdown against those who threaten national security....
20:56, 2019-05-23

New Documents Show Power Games Behind China’s Tiananmen Crackdown A book released in Hong Kong reveals how after the 1989 massacre, China’s top officials united to denounce an ousted leader and embrace a darkly wary worldview....
05:00, 2019-05-31

YouTube's channel removals soar following hate speech crackdown YouTube's tougher stance on hate speech has led it to culling much, much more conent than it has in the past. The Google-owned video service has revealed that it removed over 17,000 channels and 100,000 videos for hate speech, both fivefold inc...
22:42, 2019-09-03

India says Pakistan's crackdown on militant group a 'cosmetic step' India said on Thursday Pakistan’s announcement of a crackdown on Hafiz Saeed, leader of a group blamed for Islamist militant attacks on Mumbai in 2008, lacked sincerity and meant to mislead foreign governments....
17:28, 2019-07-04

Li Peng, hardline Chinese leader in Tiananmen crackdown, dies at 90 Former Chinese Premier Li Peng, reviled by rights activists and many in the Chinese capital as the "Butcher of Beijing" for his role in the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, has died, state media reported on Tuesday....
15:14, 2019-07-23

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which opponents fear will also limit scope to investigate the state for its crackdown on demonstrators....
03:28, 2019-06-08

Scientists feel chill of crackdown on fetal tissue research WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are feeling the chill of the Trump administration’s crackdown on fetal tissue research. Tissue left over from abortions has long been used in lifesaving research. New restrictions are ending such work at the Nationa...
16:14, 2019-06-08

Sudan’s Protesters Reject Military Plan a Day After Bloody Crackdown The movement’s leaders rejected a military plan to hold elections within nine months and instead vowed a civil disobedience campaign to force the military from power....
00:14, 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Canada is worried about potential Chinese crackdown on more exports - PM Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday he was concerned that China could broaden its crackdown on Canada's exports, and said he might seek a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping later this month....
17:28, 2019-06-06

Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan from all activities....
18:28, 2019-06-06

Sudan’s Military Calls for Election After Violent Crackdown on Protesters At least 60 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Khartoum on June 3 when the Sudanese military raided a peaceful sit-in calling for democratic reform. Troops shot into the crowd with live ammunition, set tents alight and beat fleeing protesters...
19:42, 2019-06-06

Tehran Orders Crackdown as Wealthy Use Ambulances to Beat Traffic Celebrities and even private tutors pay large sums of money use emergency vehicles to escape traffic in one of world’s worst cities for traffic jams....
11:00, 2019-08-24

With Pens, Paper and Motorcycles, Journalists Chronicle Kashmir Crackdown Kashmir’s newspapers, cut off from technology by the Indian government, are rising to the occasion to serve readers desperate for information in the war-torn region....
09:00, 2019-08-13

Sudanese Protestors Say 60 People Have Died in This Week’s Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60. The previously reported death toll stood ...
16:42, 2019-06-05

'I thought they would kill me': Thai dissidents targeted in brutal crackdown Ever since sham elections in March, activists have been singled out in a series of brutal attacks as the military tightens its grip on power The blows came hard and heavy on Sirawith Seritiwat’s head. The four men, dressed in motorcycle helmets, blac...
06:56, 2019-07-22

Huawei Chief Predicts Sales Will Flatline After Trump Crackdown Efforts to cut off the Chinese company from U.S. technology will crimp business over the next two years, said Ren Zhengfei, though he vowed a 2021 recovery....
11:00, 2019-06-17

Sexual assaults in U.S. military spike despite Pentagon attempts to crackdown The U.S. Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a survey two years earlier, data that critics say laid bare broken Pentagon promises of a crackdown....
03:14, 2019-05-03

| In blow to big pharma, Canada enacts drug-price crackdown The Canadian government announced final regulations that should cut billions of dollars from patented drug prices that are among the highest in the world....
23:28, 2019-08-10

Venezuelans rush to Peru border ahead of migration crackdown Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Peru's northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requirements at midnight, as one of the hitherto most welcoming destinations for the migrants in South Ame...
21:56, 2019-06-14

Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city legislature....
02:42, 2019-08-11

Timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown - China's Tiananmen protests Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, when Chinese troops opened fire on their own people....
10:42, 2019-05-27

Pakistan Pashtun activists say leader arrests herald state crackdown After a deadly clash between troops and activists at a security post in northern Pakistan, organizers of a rights movement that has unnerved the powerful army say a campaign of intimidation against them has intensified, with many top leaders detained...
13:28, 2019-06-20

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong arrested in crackdown on protests Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was arrested on Friday on suspicion of organizing illegal protests as authorities clampdown on a wave of unrest that has plunged the city into its biggest political crisis in more than two decades....
06:42, 2019-08-30

A run on gas masks: Hong Kong protesters circumvent crackdown on protective gear Items crucial for withstanding violent clashes and tear gas are in short supply, as authorities disrupt the flow of protective equipment into the territory....
13:28, 2019-08-15

Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Has Blunted Police Efforts to Be Tough on Crime Requests for U visas are declining, a sign that undocumented crime victims are losing hope in the program and are less inclined to help the authorities stop criminals....
02:42, 2019-05-15

UPDATE 4-Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city legislature....
22:42, 2019-08-10

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17:42, 2019-09-11

Google removes 210 YouTube channels in Hong Kong misinformation crackdown Google said Thursday that it had shut down 210 YouTube channels after the company learned they were tied to misinformation about the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
08:00, 2019-08-23

Tanzania says elephant, rhino populations rebounding after anti-poaching crackdown Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have begun to rebound after a government crackdown dismantled organised criminal networks involved in industrial-scale poaching, the country's presidency said....
19:42, 2019-07-10

Govt urged to crackdown on 'gambling' loot boxes in games like FIFA Loot boxes that have seen players wrack up huge bills in popular games like FIFA should be recognised as a form of gambling and banned from being sold to children, according to a damning new report....
06:00, 2019-09-12

| Sudan protesters reject army election plan after deadly crackdown Sudan's protest movement has called for fresh rallies and rejected the military rulers' election plan after nearly 40 people were killed in what demonstrators called a "bloody massacre" by security forces....
08:56, 2019-06-06

Washington city's crackdown on 'bikini baristas' wins court blessing Scantily clad "bikini baristas" in Everett, Washington, will have to cover up more of themselves after a federal appeals court on Wednesday freed the city to enforce a dress code requiring that they clothe "minimum body areas" when serving coffee to ...
23:00, 2019-07-03

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebrations by banning public drinking in the roads around the station as well as in public parks....
15:56, 2019-05-13

Sudanese General Strike Launched to Protest Violent Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Shops were closed and streets were empty across Sudan on Sunday, the first day of a general strike called for the start of the workweek by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanes...
00:56, 2019-06-10

Rule-breaking City drivers rack up £25m in fines after Bank crackdown Motorists driving through the Square Mile were fined a record £25 million last year for flouting traffic rules, like going the wrong way up a one-way street....
19:00, 2019-07-05

Senior doctors call for crackdown on home genetic testing kits False results have told women they have mutations linked to breast and ovarian cancer Senior doctors have called for a crackdown on consumer genetic tests, following an influx of patients who have been wrongly told they are carrying dangerous mutatio...
04:28, 2019-07-22

Pakistan announces terrorism finance crackdown on banned militant group Pakistani authorities announced a crackdown on Wednesday against Hafiz Saeed, leader of the group blamed for deadly attacks on Mumbai in 2008, amid growing international pressure to act against militant groups....
17:56, 2019-07-03

Tiananmen Square protests: crackdown intensifies as 30th anniversary nears Authorities expand detention of activists and censorship ahead of 4 June Chinese authorities have detained dozens of people as part of a ramped-up annual crackdown ahead of the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.Tuesday will mark 30 years s...
10:42, 2019-05-31

India bank manager arrested in cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme crackdown The allure of fast profits from cryptocurrency appears to have been too great for one bank manager in India. The manager of a Standard Chartered branch, a private bank in India, has been arrested for running a cryptocurrency scam in which he promised...
15:28, 2019-07-03

Sudan: Deadly crackdown probe results spark fresh protests An official Sudanese investigation said that 87 people were killed when security forces broke up a protest in June. The probe's death toll sparked fresh anger, with protesters saying the death toll was much higher....
05:00, 2019-07-28