NEWSWORLDA.NEWS: Latest News and Analysis 03:28, 2019-09-14

Top data firm cites hypocrisy in boycott over ICE work

One of Silicon Valley’s top data firms is pushing back hard on a boycott effort tied to its work for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and its founder’s connection with Presiden...

Top data firm cites hypocrisy in boycott over ICE work

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De Blasio cites reading The Post, making phone calls as proof of hard work Happy to help, Bill. Mayor Bill de Blasio insisted Wednesday that, despite what the seven hours he spent at City Hall in May would have you think, he’s hard at work — citing a few phone calls he made about The Post’s front-page story on a...
01:14, 2019-09-05

Wedding venue owner cites ‘Christian race,’ refuses to work with interracial couple The owner of a Mississippi wedding venue refused to work with an interracial couple because of her Christian beliefs, viral video shows. LaKambria Welch, the sister of the groom, said she visited Boone’s Camp Event Hall on Saturday to find out why he...
23:56, 2019-09-03

AIIMS Doctors To Boycott Work Tomorrow In Support Of Bengal Agitation Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi today attended to patients in helmets and bandages to convey their support for counterparts in West Bengal who have gone on......
18:56, 2019-06-13

Israeli work management firm monday.com raises $150 million Israel's monday.com, a work management platform, said on Tuesday it raised $150 million in a late-stage financing round, bringing total funding to $234.1 million....
16:00, 2019-07-30

Argus Media sale to value oil data firm at £2bn The private equity backer of Argus Media, one of the world's most important sources of oil pricing data, is preparing to offload half its stake in a deal that will value it at about £2bn....
14:42, 2019-05-29

Police suspend work with major forensics firm after cyber-attack More than half of outsourced case work disrupted due to Eurofins security breachPolice have halted all work with the UK’s largest private forensics provider after a ransomware attack, in the latest crisis to hit the forensics sector.Eurofins, which c...
19:42, 2019-06-21

Hey, Jeff Bezos: I work for Amazon – and I'm protesting against your firm's climate inaction Later this month, more than 1,000 Amazon staffers will walk out to demand action. Rebecca Sheppard is one of the strike’s organizersSince late last year, a group of workers within Amazon have been organizing to push the company to radically reduce it...
19:56, 2019-09-10

Vivendi's Havas buys Battery, advertising firm known for Netflix work French advertising company Havas, part of the Vivendi media conglomerate, has agreed to buy U.S. advertising company Battery, whose clients include Netflix....
13:00, 2019-06-20

Robert De Niro’s firm sues employee for $6M for binging 55 eps of Friends at work We need a new category for this sort of Netflix activity. Robert De Niro’s company has filed a $6 million lawsuit against a former employee who purportedly binged Netflix while on the clock, Variety reports. Canal Productions, the actor’s loan-out co...
02:56, 2019-08-21

Google to Acquire Data-Analytics Firm Looker Google has made a long-awaited acquisition to bolster its cloud-computing business, a booming industry where it has lagged behind rivals. The tech giant has reached a deal to acquire Looker for $2.6 billion in cash....
17:56, 2019-06-06

Google to buy data analytics firm Looker for $2.6 billion Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive Thomas Kurian....
16:00, 2019-06-06

Salesforce to buy big data firm Tableau Software for $15.3 billion Salesforce.com Inc said on Monday it would buy big data company Tableau Software for $15.3 billion in an all-stock deal, marking the biggest acquisition in the company's history....
15:28, 2019-06-10

Top Russian internet firm reportedly under pressure on data MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s leading internet company says it’s committed to data privacy as it responds to reports that the national intelligence agency is pressuring it into handing over encryption keys. Yandex, which runs Russia’s most...
17:42, 2019-06-04

Facebook sues firm for allegedly misusing app data to target ads Facebook is trying to preempt Cambridge Analytica-style scandals with legal action. The social network has sued the South Korean analytics firm Rankwave for allegedly misusing its app data for ad targeting (thus breaching its contract) as well as fa...
06:14, 2019-05-12

Bayer hires law firm to probe Monsanto data collection Bayer on Tuesday hired law firm Sidley Austin to investigate a Europe-wide data collection scheme run by its Monsanto unit, which targeted journalists, politicians and other stakeholders to influence the debate on pesticides....
14:28, 2019-05-21

Home DNA-testing firm will let users block FBI access to their data A big home DNA-testing company, FamilyTreeDNA, is to allow customers to block law-enforcement agencies from accessing their data, after a recent backlash...
16:14, 2019-04-28

Facebook Sues South Korea Data Analytics Firm Facebook is suing South Korean data analytics firm Rankwave to make sure it isn't breaking the leading social network's rules, the US company said Friday....
14:42, 2019-05-11

Police raid cybersecurity firm over Bulgaria's biggest data breach Police investigating Bulgaria's biggest-ever data breach have detained a manager of a cybersecurity company, raided its offices and seized computers, they said on Wednesday....
12:56, 2019-07-24

Israel's Azrieli buys stake in data centres firm Compass for $135 mln Israeli real estate developer Azrieli Group said on Thursday it was acquiring 20% of Compass Holdco for $135 million for its first investment in the North American data centres market....
10:28, 2019-07-18

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firm, Mexican assets hit by poor GDP data Most Latin American currencies climbed on Friday as the dollar weakened, but Mexico's peso and stocks underperformed after data showed that its economy shrank in the first quarter. Regional currencies, except for Mexico's, rose between 0.2% and 0...
23:28, 2019-05-24

LabCorp Patient Data Affected in Breach of Collection Firm's Systems Medical-testing giant Laboratory Corp. of America said 7.7 million of its patients may be affected by the same data breach at a collections firm that also did business with Quest Diagnostics Inc....
11:14, 2019-06-05

Hackers steal data from telcos in espionage campaign: cyber firm Hackers broke into the systems of more than a dozen global telecom firms and stole huge amounts of data in a seven-year spying campaign, researchers from a cyber security company said, identifying links to previous Chinese cyber-espionage activities....
17:28, 2019-06-25

The war inside Palantir: Data-mining firm’s ties to ICE under attack by employees So far, Palantir has stood firm in its support of the government, even as employees and activist groups say there is growing evidence that Palantir lends support to ICE agents whose work violates the civil liberties of undocumented immigrants. A work...
20:00, 2019-08-22

Blood-testing firm Quest Diagnostics says data breach may have exposed 12M patients The world's largest blood-testing firm said Monday a security breach has compromised the sensitive personal information of nearly 12 million patients....
23:28, 2019-06-03

Report: Real estate title firm exposes data in 885M flies SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A respected security blog is reporting that a flaw on the website of a major real estate title company exposed the bank account numbers and other sensitive information contained in 885 million files. Krebs On ...
02:14, 2019-05-25

IT firm manager arrested in massive Ecuador data breach case affecting 20M people Ecuador offiicals have arrested the general manager of IT consulting firm Novaestrat after a massive data breach exposed the personal information of more than 20 million individuals, including 6.7 million children. The 18GB cache of data was attribut...
08:28, 2019-09-18

OFFICIAL CORRECTION-Israel's Azrieli buys stake in data centres firm Compass for $135 mln Israeli real estate developer Azrieli Group said on Thursday it was acquiring 20% of Compass Holdco for $135 million for its first investment in the North American data centres market....
20:42, 2019-07-18

Tech workers protest data mining firm Palantir for role in immigrant arrests Activists post news reports on company’s work with Ice to developers’ program GithubPalantir, the CIA-backed data-mining firm co-founded by Donald Trump’s ally Peter Thiel, became the target of an online protest organized by tech activists against th...
02:00, 2019-05-14

Asia shares rise on trade talks hope, firm U.S. data; safe havens sold Asian stocks gained on Friday, joining a global trend as investors took heart from firm U.S. economic data plans hopes a meeting between U.S. and Chinese negotiators next month signals an easing in trade tensions....
10:01, 2019-09-06

IMF suspended work with Venezuela on economic data after political upheaval The International Monetary Fund suspended work with Venezuela on its economic data in January because of questions about the legitimacy of the government, the IMF said on Thursday, two days after the central bank reported its first data in nearly fou...
18:28, 2019-05-30

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03:14, 2019-09-08

I'm Grammarly Language Data Manager Courtney Napoles, and This Is How I Work Grammarly, the Chrome extension that helps people write right, bases its spelling, grammar, and word use suggestions on intense analysis of vast databases of the written word. One of the people analyzing that data is Dr. Courtney Napoles, a computer ...
16:28, 2019-07-17

Major data breach puts all Ecuadorans - including Julian Assange - at risk of identity theft, security firm warns The entire population of Ecuador – including Julian Assange, who spent years living at the country’s embassy in London -- might now be at risk of identity theft after a trove of personal data was found on an unsecured server, a cybersecurity firm is ...
15:42, 2019-09-17

U.S. stocks trade lower amid fears strong jobs data will work against rate cut hopes The Federal Reserve Board will meet at the end of July to decide what will happen to interest rates in light of the nation’s longest economic expansion on record, now in its 10th year....
22:28, 2019-07-05

U.S. stocks close lower amid fears strong jobs data will work against interest rate cuts U.S. markets came off all-time highs on Friday as investors interpreted strong employment data as an argument against their much hoped-for interest rate cuts. All three indices closed Friday in the re......
23:42, 2019-07-05

Zomato's Clarification On 'Halal' Tag After Some Accuse It Of Hypocrisy Food delivery platform Zomato, which is facing backlash and being accused of hypocrisy by some people on social media for using a 'halal' tag on restaurants, after refusing to change the food delivery......
19:14, 2019-08-01

Lawmaker: Abortion comments meant to criticize hypocrisy MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama lawmaker who remarked “kill them now or kill them later” during debate on an abortion bill said he was trying to criticize politicians’ focus on abortion as they neglect social services. The commen...
07:28, 2019-05-03

Melania Trump and the Hypocrisy of White American Motherhood Over the last few years, much of the conversation around Melania Trump has hinged on her foreignness—both in the literal sense, and in the ways she breaks from White House traditions: She’s a former lingerie model, the first first lady in more than t...
21:28, 2019-06-26

David Wallace-Wells: ‘There are many cases of climate hypocrisy’ The journalist and author on the climate crisis and how the US and China will be key to averting disasterDavid Wallace-Wells is the deputy editor of New York magazine. In July 2017, he wrote a long-form essay about the dire prospects for human civili...
11:28, 2019-08-25

Ravi Shankar Prasad Slams Opposition "Hypocrisy" On EVM Issue Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Wednesday accused the Opposition of adopting double standards on the issue of EVMs, saying leaders from their parties had become chief ministers and Prime Ministers......
22:00, 2019-07-03

Chinese Media Slam Australian "Hypocrisy" Over Doping Case After Australian swimmer Shayna Jack failed a drugs test, Chinese media accused the team of "utter hypocrisy" following anti-doping protests targeting China's Sun Yang....
18:28, 2019-07-30

Ilhan Omar calls out Trump for 'complete hypocrisy' – video Being critical of US policy isn’t the same as hating the US, argues Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar in an impassioned rebuke to Donald Trump’s tweets suggesting she should ‘go back to where she came from’. Omar told a media conference in Washingto...
14:00, 2019-07-16

We Need New Stories by Nesrine Malik review – an excellent nose for hypocrisy The award-winning journalist debunks prevailing prejudices in this insightful and persuasive bookBrexit, Trump, colonialism, Tommy Robinson, “incels”, identity politics: award-winning Guardian journalist Nesrine Malik’s new book stares into the heart...
08:42, 2019-09-03

‘Gemstones’ creator Danny McBride smacks down religious hypocrisy Danny McBride and Adam Devine play brothers on HBO’s new comedy “ The Righteous Gemstones ” — but in their very first meeting, Devine had to flee. “I met Danny at a party once [a few years ago],” says Devine, 35. “And I go, ‘You’re a bright shooting ...
09:00, 2019-08-10

Comey IG report exposes the hypocrisy of the ‘Russia hoax’ crowd Republicans have repeatedly cried foul that the media would focus on unproven Russia allegations. But for two years, they've been explicitly pushing a baseless accusation against James Comey that has now been proven false....
15:56, 2019-08-30

Pak Left Red-Faced At UN As Baloch Activists Expose Islamabad's Hypocrisy Baloch political activists and human rights defenders shredded Pakistan for atrocities and gross human rights violations against Baloch people. The Baloch Human Rights Council organised a briefing on......
23:14, 2019-09-11

Ivanka Trump's embrace of nature sparks cries of hypocrisy The president’s daughter shared photos of a vacation in Wyoming, causing blowback over her father’s poor environmental recordIvanka Trump shared a series of pictures on social media over the weekend of herself, husband Jared Kushner and their childre...
19:14, 2019-08-20

Legal immigrant John Oliver has some thoughts on GOP immigration hypocrisy Just a word of advice to fear-mongering, race-baiting, anti-immigrant politicians: You probably don’t want to piss off a guy who’s been through the arduous legal immigration process—and who has an award-winning weekly TV show—by lying about immigrati...
15:00, 2019-09-16

In China Tech, ‘996’ Means Work, Work and More Work Few issues have proven more divisive of late in Chinese technology circles than the pervasive culture of extreme overtime, known for years by the punchy moniker “996.” The three digits describe a punishing schedule of 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., six days a wee...
04:00, 2019-05-12

Colombia leader hits out at 'hypocrisy' of middle-class cocaine users Iván Duque decries social acceptability of drug that inflicts environmental and social damage on producersMiddle-class cocaine users are inconsistent hypocrites if they fail to recognise the environmental and social damage their drug use is inflictin...
01:56, 2019-06-18

Mitch McConnell Confirms His Brain-Melting Hypocrisy Over the Supreme Court In 2016, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used former President Obama’s lame duck status as his excuse to block Merrick Garland’s nomination for the Supreme Court after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia....
16:42, 2019-05-29

Pompeo: China and Russia have ‘morally reprehensible’ hypocrisy on human rights China and Russia have a “morally reprehensible” tactic of cloaking human rights abuses in hypocritical speeches, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
05:28, 2019-09-14

Manny Machado rips MLB Network analysts for hypocrisy during Instagram rant San Diego Padres third baseman Manny Machado tore into MLB Network commentators Dan Plesac and Eric Byrnes during an Instagram Live rant on Tuesday.       ...
23:00, 2019-07-17

Mexico president accused of hypocrisy for backing tough anti-protest laws Andrés Manuel López Obrador – who made his name as a protester – backs laws that could see activists jailed for 20 yearsMexico’s president – a man who made his name blockading Pemex petroleum installations in southeastern Tabasco state – has been cri...
07:42, 2019-07-30

China state media criticize foreign 'hypocrisy' over Hong Kong after climbdown Foreign "meddling" in the affairs of Hong Kong is hypocritical and "ill-intentioned", and Beijing will continue to back embattled chief executive Carrie Lam despite calls for her to resign, the official China Daily said on Monday....
08:00, 2019-06-17

Sen. John Kennedy says AOC's 'hypocrisy is breathtaking,' slams Dem for opposing border funding bill Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., is harming the effort to solve the border crisis and is being hypocritical in her criticism of federal agents, according to Sen. John Kennedy, R-La....
04:42, 2019-06-26

A Black Officer, a White Woman, a Rare Murder Conviction. Is It ‘Hypocrisy,’ or Justice? Mohamed Noor this week became the first Minnesota police officer convicted of murder in an on-duty killing, prompting mixed feelings among social justice advocates....
21:42, 2019-05-03

Acting ICE Director Cuccinelli blasts Congress for 'complaining' about border without acting: 'It's the height of hypocrisy' Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Ken Cuccinelli is defending his agency and the Trump administration's approach to immigration while accusing Congress of complaining about a crisis at the border they have done nothing...
17:56, 2019-07-07

"Do Work Hired To Do, Not Spend Time On Non-Work Topics": Google To Staff Google has a message to its workers: heads down and do your job. Google issued new guidelines in a memo Friday for how its roughly 100,000 employees ought to conduct themselves....
07:56, 2019-08-24

Survivors, advocates upset over Teen Vogue’s ‘sex work is real work’ op-ed Sex trade survivors and anti-trafficking advocates are furious over a new Teen Vogue column that argues selling sex is a legitimate job and should be decriminalized — saying it glorifies the trade and ignores its many victims. Dr. Tlaleng Mofok...
01:42, 2019-05-03

Dozens of Designers Work in Shifts to Create Hong Kong Protest Art. Here Are Some Examples of Their Work When he heard that people in Hong Kong were forming a human chain to call for democracy on Aug. 23, a local designer who goes by the name Phesti borrowed from the imagery of local subway signs to create a logo of figures holding hands. Underneath, in...
05:28, 2019-09-19

We’ll work with cities, even when provinces won’t work with Ottawa: Trudeau He says his government has a plan to deal with climate change and that politicians of all stripes mustn't close their eyes to what is happening around them....
21:00, 2019-05-31

Work Advice: New job means having to make new work friends Usually, finding “our people” at work takes weeks and months of daily proximity and small talk, borrowing staplers and awkwardly sipping sodas at work-sponsored social events....
23:00, 2019-08-16

Work-knife balance: the joy of eating at work Why feel guilty about eating alone at your desk or sneaking out for a hangover-busting fry-up? Dining during office hours can be one of life’s great pleasuresEating in the office is not usually considered one of life’s great treats. It is hard to see...
12:56, 2019-09-05

Five things you need to know about CITES 18 Wildlife trafficking is a growing threat to our planet's biodiversity. As international stakeholders convene to regulate the trade, DW fills you in on five of the biggest debates at CITES 18....
20:42, 2019-08-16

5 things you need to know about CITES 18 Wildlife trafficking is a growing threat to our planet's biodiversity. As international stakeholders convene to regulate the trade, DW fills you in on five of the biggest debates at CITES 18....
22:28, 2019-08-17

UAW cites some progress in GM talks With the union's strike against the automaker set to enter its fifth day, UAW Vice President Terry Dittes cautioned that several issues remain unresolved and negotiations aimed at ending the walkout could stretch into the weekend and beyond....
00:00, 2019-09-20

Cybersecurity vendor that protects firms from data breaches hit by data breach You know it’s a bad day for cybersecurity when a leading provider of internet firewall services that helps safeguard websites from malicious attacks suffers from a security breach of its own. Imperva, a popular California-based security vendor, discl...
19:28, 2019-08-28

Google Maps integrates more travel data, AR in an artful data mashup Yes, Google Maps is integrating augmented reality and hotel and flight reservations. But the big picture revolves around how Google can integrate data and its search into multiple venues....
20:28, 2019-08-08

Capital One data breach compromises 106 million customers’ personal data US-based bank, Capital One, revealed last night a data breach that exposed data of exposed the data of 106 million credit card applicants including names, phone numbers, addresses, and dates of birth. In addition, 140,000 US social security numbers, ...
10:56, 2019-07-30

Multi-cloud data catalogs the easy way, using metadata and machine learning by Waterline Data Data governance is drudgery, but in the post-GDPR world, it's beyond foundational. It's essential. Waterline Data wants to help do it the easy way, automating as much of it as possible....
17:00, 2019-06-27

Microsoft’s Azure Data Share aims to make big data sharing easier and safer At Inspire 2019 in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced a new service -- Azure Data Share -- designed to make sharing big data "easier" and "safer."Read More...
00:00, 2019-07-12

Getting your corporate data ready for prescriptive analytics: data quantity and quality in equal measures Good news: there's nothing special about getting your data ready for prescriptive analytics. Bad news: you need to do what's needed to get your data ready for any type of analytics - and that's hard work....
23:56, 2019-06-21

DPS cites driver with dummy in HOV lane PHOENIX – A second driver was cited Tuesday for having a “very stiff-looking passenger” in a vehicle while driving down the HOV lane. RELATED: Driver caught with dummy in HOV lane Department of Public Safety said the driver was caught by a trooper al...
23:14, 2019-07-31

Exclusive: Fearing data privacy issues, Google cuts some Android phone data for wireless carriers Alphabet Inc's Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, because of Google's concerns that sharing data from users of ...
15:28, 2019-08-19

U.S. regulator cites new flaw on grounded Boeing 737 MAX The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has identified a new risk that Boeing Co must address on its 737 MAX before the grounded jet can return to service, the agency said on Wednesday....
04:00, 2019-06-27

Data scientist vs. data analyst: 3 main differences While there are many overlapping skills, the roles of data analyst and data scientist demand different requirements and earn different salaries, according to Indeed....
19:42, 2019-08-08

Data breach reveals personal data of almost all of Ecuador Information including personal details such as names, addresses, national identity numbers and phone numbers has been compromised. The government has described the issue as a "major concern."...
23:57, 2019-09-16

Tech Data leaks 246GB of customer data IT giant Tech Data has plugged a data leak which exposed 264GB of customer data to the public after being informed of the leak by security researchers.Security researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar of vpnMentor first discovered that a log management s...
23:14, 2019-06-07

Capital One Data Breach Compromises Data of Over 100 Million A software engineer, facing federal charges in Seattle, was accused of gaining access to 140,000 Social Security numbers and 80,000 bank account numbers....
04:00, 2019-07-31

Data.world joins forces with Capsenta to bring knowledge graph-based data management and consumer grade UI to the enterprise data.world has been expanding its footprint in the enterprise. The acqui-hiring of Capsenta complements its portfolio with knowledge graph virtualization to connect data in the cloud and on premise, and a UI to build knowledge graphs...
18:42, 2019-06-19

Rishard Matthews cites brainwashing, being used for entertainment in NFL retirement Former Tennessee Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews announced his retirement from the NFL on social media Monday, citing "brainwashing" and being used "for entertainment" among his reasons for stepping away....
07:28, 2019-08-13

CITES: Sharks and ivory leave delegates divided If there's one thing to take away from this year's CITES endangered wildlife conference, it's that species protection is a high priority — but not everyone agrees with how it should be done....
21:28, 2019-08-28

Hariri says Lebanon far from bankruptcy, cites risks of no reform Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Monday Lebanon was far from bankruptcy but failure to pass a "realistic" budget that brings down the state deficit would be tantamount to a "suicide operation" against the economy....
22:28, 2019-05-06

Conservationists push at CITES conference to ban trophy hunting A group of activists is trying to persuade an international conservation conference to ban trophy hunting, which outrages some animal lovers but has long been tolerated by some environmentalists as a way of protecting wildlife....
15:42, 2019-08-20

AOC complains about Pelosi barbs, cites death threats Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez complained Thursday that it was unfair for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to single her and three other female freshman Democratic lawmakers out for criticism — and warned that the repercussions could be dangerous. “It’s sin...
00:28, 2019-07-12

Round-up: the key decisions to protect wildlife from the CITES summit Giraffes, sharks and otters were granted stronger protections at the CITES wildlife trade summit in Geneva, but a stalemate prevailed on elephants and the ivory trade...
18:14, 2019-08-29

Mexico’s treasury secretary resigns, cites interference Mexico’s treasury secretary has resigned, complaining of the appointment of unqualified officials by “influential people in the current administration who have clear conflicts of interest.”...
00:56, 2019-07-10

UPDATE 5-U.S. regulator cites new flaw on grounded Boeing 737 MAX The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has identified a new risk that Boeing Co must address on its 737 MAX before the grounded jet can return to service, the agency said on Wednesday....
02:42, 2019-06-27

Here’s What to Know About the Mulan Boycott The current political turmoil in Hong Kong has extended to an unlikely battleground: Disney’s live-action remake of Mulan. On Thursday, an online protest emerged against the film after its star, Liu Yifei, expressed support for the Hong Kong po...
22:14, 2019-08-16

Amid Battle With BJP Over Kolkata Violence, Trinamool Cites "Evidence" Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress has claimed to have "irrefutable evidence" that BJP goons are responsible for yesterday's violence at Amit Shah's rally and the vandalism at Vidyasagar College in......
17:56, 2019-05-15

47 Children Die In Bihar, State Cites Low Blood Sugar As Prime Cause Chief Minister Nitish Kumar yesterday said that it seems that there is a lack of information and awareness among the people as how to tackle Acute Encephalitis Syndrome and Hypoglycemia....
18:56, 2019-06-13

Trump cites Ramadan as time of ‘hope, tolerance and peace’ WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is celebrating the month of Ramadan as a time when people join forces in “pursuit of hope, tolerance and peace.” Trump is holding an iftar dinner for ambassadors and members of the diplomatic corps...
04:14, 2019-05-14

Colts QB Andrew Luck retires at 29, cites frequent injuries Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, in a surprise announcement, said he made the "hardest decision of my life" to retire from the NFL at age 29, citing frequent injuries....
18:42, 2019-08-25

U.S. sues Edward Snowden over new book, cites non-disclosure agreements The United States filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who in 2013 leaked secret documents about U.S. telephone and Internet surveillance, saying his new book violates non-disclosure agreem...
20:28, 2019-09-17

Uber Cites Tight Competition After Posting $1 Billion Loss Uber executives sought to reassure investors about its growth as an onslaught of competition from ride-hailing and delivery rivals led to a $1 billion loss in the first quarter....
04:42, 2019-05-31

US Sues Edward Snowden Over Memoir, Cites Non-Disclosure Agreement The United States filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who in 2013 leaked secret documents about U.S. telephone and Internet surveillance,......
22:42, 2019-09-17

On PM's "Minorities' Fear" Remark, Asaduddin Owaisi Cites Cow Vigilantes Asaduddin Owaisi, the leader of AIMIM (All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen) has joined issue with Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his comment that the minorities have been "deceived" and "made to......
15:28, 2019-05-26

CITES: Elephant ivory ban upheld, but legal loopholes remain The CITES wildlife summit voted down proposals for one-off ivory sales. But with loopholes continuing to drive elephant poaching, the exctinct woolly mammoth could help protect the endangered animals....
00:14, 2019-08-24

Would-be bomber gets 16-year term; judge cites mental health A federal judge on Monday handed an Illinois man a 16-year prison sentence for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating a car bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012, saying she factored in his mental health in imposing a sentence much lower than p...
04:28, 2019-05-07

WFP may suspend aid in Houthi-held areas of Yemen, cites obstruction The World Food Programme is considering suspending aid delivery in the areas under the control of Yemen's Houthi group because of fighting, insecurity and interference it its work, the agency said on Monday....
19:28, 2019-05-20

"What About China, Pak": Ghulam Nabi Azad Cites Strategic Issues On J&K The BJP has no sense of history and geography and "destroyed" Jammu and Kashmir for more votes, Congress's Ghulam Nabi Azad said today amid the tumult over the government's move to end special status......
12:00, 2019-08-05

Mexican foreign minister cites sharp decrease in immigration to U.S. Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said after a White House meeting on Tuesday that there has been a "significant decrease" in U.S.-bound immigration through Mexico, especially from Central America, and he expected the trend to continue....
04:28, 2019-09-11

California governor apologizes to Native Americans, cites 'genocide' California Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday apologized to Native Americans for violence and other wrongdoings they suffered during the state's history and called their mistreatment genocide....
04:00, 2019-06-19

Has 'the sacrificial lamb' arrived?: U.N. cites new recordings in Khashoggi murder Moments before Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed and dismembered last October, two of his suspected murderers waiting at the kingdom's Istanbul consulate fretted about the task at hand, according to a U.N. report published on Wednesday....
21:00, 2019-06-19

ECB's Draghi cites 'substantial' concerns about Facebook's Libra plans European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has added his voice to a chorus of policymakers concerned about Facebook's proposed digital currency Libra....
18:42, 2019-07-25

Allergan Recalls Breast Implants After FDA Cites Lymphoma Link Allergan recalled certain textured breast implants from the market after U.S. health regulators said there was an increase in cases of a rare type of cancer and deaths among women receiving the implants....
00:28, 2019-07-25

Uddhav Thackeray Says Hopeful About Temple In Ayodhya, Cites Article 370 Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, who months ago criticized the BJP for not delivering on its promise of building a Ram temple at Ayodhya, did a U-turn today....
20:00, 2019-09-16

Sri Lankan Cardinal Cites ‘Foreign Intelligence’ Saying More Attacks on Churches are Possible (COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — Sri Lanka’s Catholic cardinal says that he has received “foreign information” that attempts would be made this week to attack a church and another Catholic institution. Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith made the ...
21:56, 2019-05-02

Trump blasts comments by ECB's Draghi, cites unfair competition U.S. President Donald Trump criticized European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's comments earlier on Tuesday that further monetary policy changes may be needed by the ECB, saying that would spark unfair European competition against the United St...
14:14, 2019-06-18

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were defensive purposes, citing concerns about a threat from Iran....
05:14, 2019-06-18

Search warrant cites synagogue shooter's hatred of Judaism A search warrant says the sole suspect in a Southern California synagogue shooting told an investigator that he adopted his hatred of Judaism 18 months before the fatal attack....
21:42, 2019-06-17

Trump Fed pick Moore cites smear campaign, won't withdraw: ABC U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to fill a vacant seat at the Federal Reserve said on Sunday a smear campaign was being waged against him, after past writings and comments about women sparked renewed criticism by Democratic lawmakers....
17:00, 2019-04-28

Trump cites very good talks with Congress on debt ceiling U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that talks with Democrats and Republicans on raising the debt ceiling were going well and that it was important to take care of the military in any spending legislation....
19:14, 2019-07-22

Portugal suspends visas for Iranians, cites security reasons Portugal has suspended the issuance of entry visas for Iranian nationals for unspecified security reasons, Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva said on Tuesday, adding the move was not related to bilateral relations between the two countries....
22:14, 2019-07-16

U.S. attorney general cites 'irregularities' at jail where Epstein died U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Monday criticized "serious irregularities" at the federal prison where Jeffrey Epstein died in an apparent suicide, adding that the sex-trafficking investigation involving the disgraced financier would continue....
23:14, 2019-08-12

Russia to help beef up Venezuela's armed forces: RIA cites official Russia plans to take steps to strengthen Venezuela's armed forces, RIA news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Friday....
12:42, 2019-07-05

Search warrant cites synagogue shooter’s hatred of Judaism SAN DIEGO (AP) — A search warrant says the sole suspect in a Southern California synagogue shooting told an investigator that he adopted his hatred of Judaism 18 months before the fatal attack. John T. Earnest also told a San Diego Sheriff’s de...
19:00, 2019-06-17

CITES bans imports of elephants caught in African wild Zoos will no longer be able to import wild-caught African elephants into the United States, China or anywhere else, under a resolution approved Tuesday by more than two dozen nations....
22:14, 2019-08-27

US Official Cites "Irregularities" At Jail Where Jeffrey Epstein Died US Attorney General Bill Barr said Monday there were "serious irregularities" at the jail where Jeffrey Epstein died of an apparent suicide, and pledged to pursue any co-conspirators in the sex......
19:15, 2019-08-12

In Russia, PM Modi Cites Mahatma Gandhi, Leo Tolstoy's Friendship Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that Russian writer-philosopher Leo Tolstoy and Mahatma Gandhi had a "indelible effect" on each other and said that Indian and Russia must take inspiration from......
12:28, 2019-09-05

Mexican foreign minister cites advances in U.S. immigration talks Mexican officials have made some advances in their talks with U.S. officials to address the immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Thursday after meetings at the U.S. State Department....
20:14, 2019-06-06

Trump Cites Hong Kong Concerns in Talks With China President Trump warned Chinese President Xi Jinping against reacting violently to protests in Hong Kong, saying that could threaten a trade deal, speaking hours after administration officials confirmed a new round of talks....
06:14, 2019-08-19

Banco do Brasil CEO cites "worry" about possible Odebrecht bankruptcy protection The Chief Executive Officer of state-controlled Banco do Brasil SA said on Wednesday there is a "worry" about a potential bankruptcy filing by construction conglomerate Odebrecht SA....
17:42, 2019-06-05

Cathay suspends second pilot, cites misuse of company information Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways said it had suspended with immediate effect on Tuesday a second officer operating flight CX216 for misuse of company information, and had also commenced internal disciplinary proceedings....
11:56, 2019-08-13

The SoulCycle Boycott Seems Like It's Actually Working Remember last month when a bunch of people got really upset that the billionaire who owns a group of trendy gyms was hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump in the Hamptons? Well, their calls for a boycott of at least one of those exercise co...
00:56, 2019-09-07

AG William Barr cites 'irregularities' in jail where Jeffrey Epstein died U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Monday there were "serious irregularities" at the federal jail where accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein was found dead....
02:42, 2019-08-13

UK report cites Labour row as contributing to rise in anti-Semitic incidents The number of anti-Semitic incidents in Britain rose in the first half of the year, according to a charity on Thursday that cited alleged anti-Semitism in the opposition Labour party as a contributing factor....
06:28, 2019-08-01

Killing endangered species to save them? Trophy hunters lobby at CITES As conservationists and campaigners thrash out wildlife trade rules, a debate rages over whether trophy hunting helps or hinders the protection of endangered species....
15:56, 2019-08-27

England’s Jack Leach cites ‘weird thoughts’ during nervous nineties • Nightwatchman falls eight runs short of century against Ireland• ‘I can’t believe. I just tried to soak up some balls,’ says LeachJack Leach said on Thursday night that he now knew about the nervous nineties, after falling just eight runs short of ...
23:56, 2019-07-25

Trump denies ordering Mueller be fired, cites Nixon’s mistakes President Trump said he did not order the White House counsel to fire special counsel Robert Mueller because that “didn’t work out too well” for former President Nixon during Watergate. “I wasn’t going to fire [Mueller],...
19:42, 2019-06-16

Trump cites report Biden may scale back campaign schedule: 'If I ever did that it would be over' President Trump told New Hampshire rally-goers Thursday that the campaign of Joe Biden was a "disaster" following a report that the 2020 Democratic frontrunner may scale back his scheduled appearances following weeks of verbal gaffes....
13:56, 2019-08-16

Rafael Benítez cites lack of trust as reason for leaving Newcastle • Spaniard left St James’ Park this summer after three years• Club claim Benítez’s exit was motivated by Chinese moneyRafael Benítez says his decision to leave Newcastle was due to a lack of trust rather than the financial attraction of China.Benítez...
15:42, 2019-08-13

Russia's Sistema has no plans to sell Detsky Mir - TASS cites chairman Russian business conglomerate Sistema has no plans to sell its stake in children's retailer Detsky Mir, TASS news agency quoted Sistema Chairman Vladimir Yevtushenkov as saying on Thursday....
06:28, 2019-09-05

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi cites need to impeach Trump if wrongdoing found U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said that if Democrats' investigations of President Donald Trump find significant wrongdoing, the chamber would have to move to impeach him....
17:00, 2019-06-19

"Exit Polls Are All Wrong," Says Shashi Tharoor, Cites Australia Surprise Lok Sabha elections 2019 exit polls: Hours after exit polls on Sunday indicated a huge win for the National Democratic Alliance, Congress parliamentarian Shashi Tharoor tweeted his reading of the......
08:28, 2019-05-20

Trump says border initiatives working, cites drop in illegal crossings President Trump, in an exclusive interview airing on "Fox & Friends," on Thursday morning, said maneuvers taken by his administration to secure the U.S.-Mexico border have resulted in a major drop in illegal crossings and a safer working environment ...
13:14, 2019-09-19

UPDATE 2-Nutrien misses estimate, cites unfavorable weather conditions Nutrien Ltd, the world's largest crop nutrient provider, missed profit estimates for the second straight quarter on Thursday, as flooding across the United States and drought in Australia disrupted the agriculture supply chain....
06:28, 2019-05-10

Trump associate Sater cites health for skipping Congress meeting Felix Sater, the Russian-born former business associate of President Donald Trump, failed to appear before a House of Representatives panel because of health issues, his lawyer said....
17:56, 2019-06-21

Head of Planned Parenthood groups departs, cites differences over abortion The leader of reproductive services provider Planned Parenthood Federation of America and its political arm said on Tuesday that she was leaving both organizations over philosophical differences in their approaches to abortion rights....
01:42, 2019-07-17

Pompeo announces US to rescind $160 million in aid to Afghanistan, cites government corruption Washington is rescinding $160 million directed to Afghanistan, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Thursday, citing unacceptable levels of corruption in the Afghan government....
00:00, 2019-09-20

Uganda says malaria prevalence surges, cites climate change and refugees Uganda said on Wednesday it had recorded a 40% surge in the incidence of malaria, attributing the increase to a range of factors including a refugee influx, climate change and a decline in the use of protective nets....
21:56, 2019-08-14

Lewandowski cites relationship with Trump, ‘fundraising prowess,’ as he mulls Senate run Corey Lewandowski says if he runs for the Senate in his home state of New Hampshire, his ability to fundraise thanks to his close relationship with President Trump would make him the most formidable Republican to face off next year against Democratic...
22:14, 2019-08-09

UPDATE 1-Nutrien misses estimate, cites unfavorable weather conditions The world's largest crop nutrient provider, Nutrien Ltd, missed profit estimates for the second straight quarter on Thursday, as a severe winter in Canada delayed planting, while flooding in the U.S. Midwest crippled the agriculture supply chain....
01:00, 2019-05-10

IQE posts first-half pretax loss, cites weak smartphone market IQE Plc reported a first-half loss on Tuesday, months after it flagged order delays at its wireless unit as U.S. restrictions on China's Huawei hit the chip industry's supply chain....
09:56, 2019-09-03

Panama to withdraw flag from tanker towed to Iran, cites violations Panama's maritime authority said on Saturday it had begun the process of withdrawing the registration of an oil tanker called MT Riah, which was towed to Iran after it disappeared from ship tracking maps in the Strait of Hormuz on July 14....
03:56, 2019-07-21

Colombia player’s wife cites death threats after Copa exit BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — The wife of the Colombia defender who missed a penalty kick that led to the team’s elimination in the Copa América says he and his family have received death threats. Daniela Mejía, wife of William Tesillo, says some of ...
02:00, 2019-07-01

Panama says withdrawing flag from tanker towed to Iran, cites violations Panama's maritime authority said on Saturday it had begun the process of withdrawing the registration of an oil tanker called MT Riah, which was towed to Iran after it disappeared from ship tracking maps in the Strait of Hormuz on July 14....
06:28, 2019-07-21

Pelosi cites 'progress' in talks to clinch budget deal this month House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested on Tuesday that she and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin may be within striking distance of a two-year agreement to avoid billions in automatic spending cuts and a default on the nation’s debt. “We have a clear...
06:28, 2019-07-17

Report Cites Trump Policy Decisions in Signs of Islamic State Comeback Islamic State militants are strengthening their capability to carry out insurgent attacks in Iraq and Syria, according to a new report to Congress by the Pentagon’s Office of Inspector General that in part links Trump administration policy decisions ...
05:14, 2019-08-08

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi cites key problems in way of USMCA trade pact approval U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday outlined several key impediments to congressional approval of a U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was set to arrive in Washington to push for ...
17:00, 2019-06-19

Hotstar Cites 'Technical Difficulty' for Game of Thrones Live Stream Blackout Hotstar has admitted a 'technical difficulty' caused the blackout and interruption to the live stream of Game of Thrones season 8 episode 5 "The Bells"....
10:42, 2019-05-13

Trump cites intelligence that China moving troops to Hong Kong border U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, citing U.S. intelligence, said China's government was moving troops to its border with Hong Kong and he urged calm as clashes continued between protesters and authorities in the former British colony....
23:28, 2019-08-13

Wife of American Imprisoned in Iran Cites ASAP Rocky in Plea for Trump’s Help “I believe the ordeal of my husband and other unjust detention cases deserve the same level of attention,” said Hua Qu. Her husband has been imprisoned for three years in Iran....
22:00, 2019-08-08

Nick Carter gets restraining order against brother Aaron, cites 'alarming behavior' Nick Carter says his brother recently confessed that he harbors thoughts of "killing my pregnant wife and unborn child." Aaron says he's "astounded."        ...
06:00, 2019-09-18

Sanders accuses The Post of biased coverage due to his criticism of Amazon, cites no evidence “Maybe there’s a connection,” the senator from Vermont said at a town hall in New Hampshire. Martin Baron, The Post’s executive editor, responded that the newsroom operates “with full independence.”...
04:14, 2019-08-13

Pilot cites lightning strike; American among dead in Moscow crash that killed 41 The Aeroflot captain who landed a fiery Superjet 100 says a lightning strike and full fuel tanks may have led to the inferno that killed 41 people.        ...
20:28, 2019-05-06

Canada's Whitecap Resources cuts H2 2019 capex, cites global uncertainty Oil and gas producer Whitecap Resources Inc on Monday cut its capital spending plan by 17% for the second half of 2019 citing global economic uncertainty....
02:42, 2019-08-27

Liam Hemsworth files for divorce from Miley Cyrus, cites irreconcilable differences Liam Hemsworth filed for divorce from pop star Miley Cyrus days after the famous couple announced their split. He cited irreconcilable differences.        ...
02:56, 2019-08-22

Pentagon ends Boeing 'kill vehicle' contract, cites technical problems The U.S. Defense Department said on Wednesday it is canceling a Boeing Co contract for a "kill vehicle" due to technical design problems after spending $1.2 billion on the project....
05:14, 2019-08-22

Trump denounces white supremacy after shootings, cites video games and internet President Donald Trump on Monday called for urgent action to prevent gun violence and said all Americans must "condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy" after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed 29 people and wounded dozens....
20:56, 2019-08-05

Ex-Trump lawyer slams Mueller report as a ‘fraud,’ cites misleading quote The reported discrepancy between a 2017 voicemail transcript and a quotation in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report is a "serious issue," Alan Dershowitz said Monday night....
09:56, 2019-06-04

Mnuchin cites 'conceptual' enforcement agreement ahead of China trade talks If the two countries can't strike "a deal that's good for us," then President Trump is "perfectly fine continuing the tariffs," Mnuchin says....
18:00, 2019-09-09

Judge cites Post revealing NYPD failure to enforce Epstein check-ins The Manhattan federal judge overseeing Jeffrey Epstein’s case Monday cited an exclusive Post report revealing how the pedophile hadn’t ever checked in with the NYPD as required for sex offenders. As Epstein’s lawyers tried to argue why their client s...
23:56, 2019-07-15

FedEx apologises for not delivering Huawei phone to U.S., cites operational error-report FedEx Corp said an "operational error" caused a Huawei Technologies Co Ltd phone to not be delivered to the United States and the package delivery company apologised for the error, the Global Times reported on Sunday....
23:56, 2019-06-23

UPDATE 1-IQE posts first-half pretax loss, cites weak smartphone market IQE Plc reported a first-half loss on Tuesday, months after it flagged order delays at its wireless unit as U.S. restrictions on China's Huawei hit the chip industry's supply chain....
09:56, 2019-09-03

FedEx apologizes for not delivering Huawei phone to U.S., cites operational error: report FedEx Corp said an "operational error" caused a Huawei Technologies Co Ltd phone to not be delivered to the United States and the package delivery company apologized for the error, the Global Times reported on Sunday....
08:14, 2019-06-23

Trump cites executive privilege to block Congress from getting full Mueller report The White House on Wednesday invoked the legal principle of executive privilege to block the release of the unredacted Mueller report on Russian election meddling, challenging U.S. House Democrats as they met to vote on holding Attorney General Willi...
22:42, 2019-05-08

Russia nuclear sub fire could have caused catastrophe: report cites navy official A fire aboard a top-secret Russian nuclear submarine could have led to a "catastrophe of global proportions" if not for the selfless actions of the crew, a senior navy official was cited by a Russian media outlet as saying....
17:42, 2019-07-08

Colombine shooting survivor found dead, family cites opioid addiction A survivor of the 1999 Colombine shooting was found dead in his Colorado home at 37, local media reported Saturday. Austin Eubanks had struggled with an opioid addiction since days after the mass shooting, which claimed the life of his best friend as...
08:28, 2019-05-19

Russia nuclear monitoring cites lost contact after mystery blast: report A nuclear official said in an email Sunday that two Russian nuclear monitoring stations—specifically designed to detect radiation— “went silent” in the days following an explosion by what many believe was a nuclear-powered missile earlier this month ...
06:14, 2019-08-19

NYC judge cites danger, flight risk in refusing bail for Jeffrey Epstein A federal New York judge refused bail Thursday for billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, on charges he sexually exploited and trafficked teenage girls -- saying he's too dangerous to be on the streets and a serious flight risk....
20:28, 2019-07-18

Oakland Raiders' Jalen Richard vows to keep children unvaccinated, cites his own 'research' Oakland Raiders running back Jalen Richard opened up a conversation about vaccines on social media Wednesday after he vowed he would not get his children vaccinated....
15:56, 2019-07-11

Turkish election board cites polling station irregularities in annulment decision Turkey's High Election Board (YSK) on Wednesday cited a series of irregularities, notably in the appointment of polling station officials, in justifying its annulment of March's mayoral election in Istanbul....
20:28, 2019-05-22

No 'boots on the ground' in Iran dispute, Trump says; cites 'unlimited time' for new deal U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he was "not talking boots on the ground" should he take military action against Iran and that he had "unlimited time" to try to forge an agreement with Tehran....
22:42, 2019-06-26

Agency downgrades Newfoundland and Labrador’s credit rating, cites Muskrat Falls On Thursday, Moody's Investors Service downgraded the province's long-term senior unsecured debt ratings to A1 from AA3. It also changed the outlook to stable from negative....
23:14, 2019-07-25

NTSB cites driver error, Tesla Autopilot design in crash report The safety board, which previously criticized Tesla's driver assistance system Autopilot after a 2016 fatal crash in Florida, said that the system's design "permitted the driver to disengage from the driving task."...
22:28, 2019-09-04

AT&T stock rises after Trump suggests a boycott President Trump's years-long effort to punish CNN for its news coverage took a new, yet wholly unsurprising turn on Monday when he suggested a boycott of CNN's parent company AT&T....
18:14, 2019-06-04

| Boycott slams England for 'batting without brains' Geoffrey Boycott has torn into England after they collapsed to 67 all out in the third Test against Australia, saying they "batted without brains" and "threw away the Ashes"....
15:00, 2019-08-24

Brazil does not expect boycott due to deforestation: spokesman Brazil's government does not expect an international boycott of Brazilian products due to increasing deforestation in the Amazon rainforest basin, presidential spokesman General Otavio Rego Barros said on Wednesday....
03:14, 2019-08-08

Trump, in tussle with CNN, suggests boycott of parent AT&T President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday immediately after he arrived in London for a pomp-filled state visit to Britain to complain about CNN...
09:14, 2019-06-04

Boycott of Everything Japanese Mushrooms Across South Korea What began as an obscure, tech-supply trade fight between Tokyo and Seoul has erupted into a boycott mushrooming across South Korea, a backlash targeting Japanese apparel, travel and electronics....
18:00, 2019-07-18

Hundreds demand election boycott in Kazakhstan Hundreds of Kazakhs rallied in their two main cities on Wednesday, calling for a boycott of June presidential elections that they dismissed as a cover for an orchestrated handover of power....
15:00, 2019-05-01

3 production companies boycott Georgia after abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — Executives from three production companies say they won’t film in Georgia because of the state’s “heartbeat” abortion ban. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports they include David Simon of Blown Deadline, Chr...
19:42, 2019-05-10

Women's hockey stars to boycott pro leagues Women's hockey players said they will boycott playing in professional leagues next season, with sources telling ESPN that the hope is the statement applies pressure on the NHL to support a women's league with financial and infrastructural resources....
18:00, 2019-05-02

Israel will consider U.S. Mideast plan, Palestinians to boycott Israel's prime minister said on Sunday he would give U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan fair and open consideration, while the Palestinian president rejected the proposal....
01:14, 2019-06-24

Trump Slams CNN Owner, Suggests Boycott Of AT&T US President Donald Trump appeared to call todayfor a boycott of AT&T in order to force "big changes" at CNN after criticizing the cable news network's coverage as he began a visit to Britain....
19:56, 2019-06-03

Hollywood Is Gearing Up to Boycott Georgia Over Its New Abortion Law Three Hollywood production companies have announced that they will boycott the state of Georgia over Draconian new abortion laws, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The companies include David Simon’s Blown Deadline Productions, Killer Films, and t...
09:42, 2019-05-10

Behar says Ben Carson is under POTUS' 'influence,' cites Trump's 'cult of mentally crazy people' Housing and Urban Devlopment Secretary Ben Carson received some tough criticism from "The View" where co-hosts Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg suggested he was making poor, misinformed decisions as head of the department....
22:42, 2019-05-22

Republican Rep. Sean Duffy to resign next month, cites health complications with child due in October In a statement, the Wisconsin congressman said it is “the right time for me to take a break from public service in order to be the support my wife, baby and family need right now.”...
09:56, 2019-08-27

Mamata Banerjee Cites "Flaws", Urges PM Modi To Call Meet On Poll Funding West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has assiduously avoided meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. But she wrote to PM Modi today, urging him to call an......
18:42, 2019-07-25

U.S. safety agency cites Tesla Autopilot design as factor in 2018 California crash The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Wednesday cited driver errors and Tesla Inc's Autopilot design as the probable cause of a January 2018 crash of a Model S into a parked fire truck on a highway in California....
01:14, 2019-09-05

UPDATE 2-Mosaic cuts profit view; cites bad weather, weak phosphate margins U.S. fertilizer company Mosaic Co cut its full-year earnings forecast and posted a lower-than-expected profit, as rains and flooding in the United States hit its volumes and phosphates margins, sending its shares down as much as 12.3%....
18:00, 2019-08-06

'CBOE Streaming Markets' is New Direct-Access Data Service From CBOE Holdings' Market Data Express CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Market Data Express, LLC, a subsidiary of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE), has launched a new market data service known as "CBOE Streaming Markets" (CSM). The service provides three separate, direct datafeeds ...
03:42, 2019-05-05

Ex-UK PM May prompts storm over knighthood for cricket hero Boycott Former British Prime Minister Theresa May has chosen Geoffrey Boycott, one of her cricket heroes, for a knighthood, attracting criticism from domestic abuse charities....
21:28, 2019-09-10

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retaliation and online flyers urged people not to buy anything in, or from Alabama....
03:28, 2019-05-17

House condemns Israel boycott over liberal objections The House passed a resolution Tuesday condemning a global boycott movement against Israel, with the lopsided vote coming over the objections of some progressives who claim the measure violates their First Amendment rights.The controversial resolution...
02:28, 2019-07-24

House Overwhelmingly Condemns Movement to Boycott Israel The 398-to-17 vote brushed aside voices of dissent within the Democratic Party, including two freshman representatives who are the House’s most vocal backers of the movement....
03:00, 2019-07-24

Miriam Margolyes joins Mark Rylance's RSC boycott over BP Fellow actor backs stance on oil firm, and Greta Thunberg hails Rylance as role modelThe row over fossil fuel sponsorship of the arts continued to escalate as actor Miriam Margolyes joined Mark Rylance in his protest against BP’s sponsorship of the R...
15:42, 2019-06-27

Swedish hockey players boycott training, tournament over pay The top female hockey players in Sweden refused to attend training camp Thursday or play in an upcoming international tournament in Finland, the latest such move by a women's national team to get better compensation....
17:56, 2019-08-16

Madonna to perform at Eurovision in Israel despite boycott calls Madonna will perform during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, it has been confirmed, despite calls for her and other stars to boycott the event....
01:14, 2019-05-17

China orders boycott of top film awards in Taiwan Movie stars from mainland China have been banned from participating in Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards — dubbed the "Chinese-language Oscars." It's seen as the latest step by Beijing to up pressure on the self-ruled island....
21:14, 2019-08-07

Zimbabwe players threatening to boycott African Cup opener Zimbabwe players are threatening to boycott Friday’s opening game of the African Cup of Nations against host Egypt because they haven’t been paid, raising the prospect of another major embarrassment for African soccer at the end of one of...
13:56, 2019-06-21

Israel counters Eurovision boycott campaign with Google ads Israel has launched a PR campaign to counter calls for a boycott of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest final in Tel Aviv, using Google ads which refer to the boycott but lead to a glossy website extolling Israel....
17:00, 2019-05-10

Madonna vows to sing at Eurovision, despite calls for boycott Madonna intends to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest final in Tel Aviv, Israel, this weekend, despite calls by activists for her to boycott the event, the singer said Tuesday....
16:28, 2019-05-15

"No Space" For Shooting, Says CWG Chief Despite India's Boycott Threat Shooting has been a high-yielding discipline for India with shooters accounting for 16 of the country's 66 medals, including seven golds, at last year's Gold Coast Games....
10:14, 2019-08-13

Is B.D.S. Anti-Semitic? A Closer Look at the Boycott Israel Campaign The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement aims to press Israel to change its policies toward the Palestinians. It has generated heated debate and much misinformation....
10:00, 2019-07-27

Top women's hockey players to boycott professional leagues More than 200 women's hockey players, including the game's biggest names, said on Thursday they will not play in North American professional leagues next season as part of a boycott they hope brings about a more economically viable league....
00:14, 2019-05-03

Palestinian business leaders to boycott U.S. economic conference Palestinian business leaders on Tuesday rebuffed U.S. plans for an economic conference in Bahrain that has become the spearhead of President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan....
19:14, 2019-05-21

UP Lawmaker Urges Boycott Of "Pro-BJP Shopkeepers", Protests Follow Samajwadi Party lawmaker Nahid Hasan has sparked off a controversy by asking the people of his assembly constituency, Kairana, to boycott "pro-BJP" shopkeepers and instead procure their everyday......
20:14, 2019-07-22

It's Too Early To Call For 2022 CWG Boycott: Sports Minister Shooting has been axed from the 2022 edition by Birmingham Organising Committee, citing logistical issues. The move triggered angry reactions from the IOA and the NRAI....
11:00, 2019-08-27

Netanyahu calls to boycott Israeli channel behind HBO show Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is calling for a boycott of an Israeli TV channel for producing the new HBO docudrama “Our Boys,” which he condemned as anti-Semitic...
11:28, 2019-09-01

Geoffrey Boycott knighted in May's honours despite assault conviction Decision condemned by domestic violence charity as ‘dangerous message’Boycott: ‘I don’t give a toss’ about criticism of knighthoodThe former England cricket captain and commentator Geoffrey Boycott has been knighted in Theresa May’s resignation honou...
13:56, 2019-09-10

Madonna rebuffs Israel Eurovision boycott calls Pop star Madonna has rejected calls for her to boycott this year's Eurovision song contest in Israel, saying she will "never stop playing music to suit someone's political agenda."...
13:14, 2019-05-14

Growing Movement to Boycott Israel Is Condemned by Germany The German parliament condemned as anti-Semitic a growing international movement that targets Israel, and it called on the government to withdraw funding for events or institutions affiliated with the initiative....
20:00, 2019-05-17

‘When They See Us’ sparks call to boycott Linda Fairstein books The explosive Netflix series “When They See Us,” which depicts in excruciating detail the so-called Central Park Five being railroaded by New York state into serving prison time for the rape and assault of the Central Park jogger in 1989,...
01:14, 2019-06-04

The reason why Trump is demanding that Americans boycott AT&T is ridiculous President Donald Trump used his Twitter account (via CNBC) today to call for a boycott of the nation's second largest carrier, AT&T. Did the wireless provider overcharge the White House for unlimited data? Was the president's account throttled preven...
03:00, 2019-06-04

Hong Kong protesters call for 'Mulan' boycott Liu Yifei, the actress starring in Disney's upcoming live-action "Mulan", waded into the Hong Kong protest controversy on Thursday by expressing support for the Hong Kong police....
10:42, 2019-08-16

Uber’s Twisted Logic Means This Isn't a Strike. It's a Boycott Today, many Uber and Lyft drivers in major cities across the country are striking to protest their pay and working conditions, in large part because they’re classified as independent contractors instead of employees. But Uber doesn’t think of its dri...
23:42, 2019-05-08

GOP to boycott buying ads on Twitter until McConnell’s account is unlocked ​WASHINGTON – Republicans Thursday launched a widespread boycott of ad spending on Twitter until the social media giant unlocks Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign Twitter account. President Trump’s reelection campaign, the Republ...
20:28, 2019-08-08

German parliament denounces Israel boycott movement German lawmakers have approved a resolution denouncing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel and describing its methods as anti-Semitic....
17:14, 2019-05-17

Cricketers Boycott and Strauss knighted in May's resignation honours Cricket-loving former PM hands awards to two former England captainsThe former England cricket captains Geoffrey Boycott and Andrew Strauss have been knighted in Theresa May’s resignation honours list for their service to sport.The former prime minis...
03:28, 2019-09-10

Female Hockey Players Say They’ll Boycott in a Bid for One Sustainable League More than 200 female hockey players say they will not compete professionally in North America next season in an effort to establish a single sustainable league....
23:56, 2019-05-02

How will a Hollywood boycott affect the Georgia film industry? After a controversial anti-abortion bill, studios and major stars have threatened to abandon a $9.5bn industry but many are urging them to stayGeorgia is facing a major challenge: Hollywood studios are threatening a boycott after the passing of a law...
11:14, 2019-06-04

CBOE’s Historical Data Subscription Service Migrating to CBOE Livevol Data Shop CHICAGO, IL -- January 6, 2017 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that its historical market data service formerly operated by Market Data Express (MDX) will migrate to CBOE Livevol Data Shop today, January 6....
06:14, 2019-05-02

Ebola cases rising in DR Congo, but UN health agency cites progress in community trust-building A rise in new cases of deadly Ebola virus disease in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been announced, while authorities say that progress is being made in accessing communities that have been wary of outside help, the UN World Healt...
14:48, 2019-04-28

Boris Johnson’s brother quits parliament amid Brexit debates, cites national interest As the United Kingdom spins towards an election, Brexit remains up in the air more than three years after Britons voted to leave the bloc in a 2016 referendum....
17:14, 2019-09-05

Accused American Airlines saboteur denied bail as judge cites evidence of terrorist sympathies A federal judge cited new evidence of potential terrorism sympathies Wednesday in denying bail for a longtime mechanic charged with sabotaging an American Airlines jetliner that prosecutors say could have caused it to crash with 150 people aboard....
17:42, 2019-09-19

Pelosi's deputy backs Trump impeachment inquiry, cites 'grave national security concerns' Assistant Speaker of the House Ben Ray Luján, D-N.M., became the highest ranking Democrat in the House to support moving forward with impeachment proceedings against President Trump, claiming that Trump is “abdicating his responsibility to defend our...
23:28, 2019-08-19

NCAA basketball champion Virginia declines White House invitation, cites logistical issues Virginia’s national basketball team won’t visit the White House to celebrate its national championship won earlier this month against Texas Tech.        ...
14:48, 2019-04-28

After Trump cites Amazon concerns, Pentagon reexamines $10 billion JEDI cloud contract process The eleventh-hour Oval Office intervention comes just weeks before the winning bid was expected to be announced and has now left a major military priority up in the air....
01:14, 2019-08-02

Government steps in to try to avoid India Commonwealth Games boycott • Sports minister Nigel Adams suggests separate shooting event• India unhappy after shooting not chosen as one of the 19 sportsThe government has intervened in an attempt to stop India boycotting the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in protest a...
22:00, 2019-08-13

German parliament declares Israel boycott campaign antisemitic Israeli academics criticise motion, saying it is wrong to conflate BDS and antisemitismGermany’s Bundestag has become the first parliament in Europe to pass a motion labelling the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel as ant...
19:14, 2019-05-17

Germany designates BDS Israel boycott movement as anti-Semitic The German parliament voted on Friday to condemn as anti-Semitic a movement that calls for economic pressure on Israel to end the occupation of Palestinian land, grant Arab citizens equal rights and recognize the right of return of Palestinian refuge...
21:14, 2019-05-17

Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states passed near-total bans on abortion....
22:56, 2019-05-17

How Qatar's Cows Show Growing Resistance To Saudi-Led Boycott Three times a day, the Holstein cows on this dairy farm north of Doha placidly step onto a circular platform to get hooked up to automated milking tubes....
05:14, 2019-07-22

Tlaib urges boycott of Bill Maher after he slams BDS movement Rep. Rashida Tlaib has suggested that viewers boycott comedian Bill Maher’s HBO show after he denounced the international boycott movement against Israel as a “bulls–t purity test.” Tlaib said in a tweet that she was tired of “folks”...
20:42, 2019-08-18

Oregon Republican lawmakers continue climate bill boycott SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Senate was again unable to conduct business because of a Republican boycott of the Legislature over major climate change legislation. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Senate President Peter Courtney announced a lack of q...
22:28, 2019-06-23

Rajasthan Assembly Gives Live Coverage On YouTube After Media Boycott As the media continued to boycott the Rajasthan Assembly proceedings for the second day on Friday in the wake of several restrictions imposed on them, the officials broadcast the proceedings live on......
04:00, 2019-06-29

Qatar says Saudi Arabia invites it to summit amid boycott DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar says its ruling emir received a letter from the king of Saudi Arabia. The letter marks the highest-level, publicly known contact between the two nations since the kingdom and thr...
06:42, 2019-05-27

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in S.Korea as labour row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Monday, as a dispute over compensation for forced wartime labour roiled ties between the U.S. al...
09:00, 2019-07-05

NRAI Supports IOA Proposal To Boycott 2022 CWG For Shooting's Exclusion The IOA on Saturday proposed boycott of the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games for dropping shooting from the roster, and sought the government's approval....
01:14, 2019-07-29

Hollywood producers, actors call for Georgia boycott over abortion law Georgia's passage this week of one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the United States has drawn considerable business backlash from companies opposed to the change, including some Hollywood filmmakers....
01:56, 2019-05-11

Bundesliga: Paderborn fans threaten boycott over RB Leipzig cooperation "Cooperation with RB? Not with us!" Supporters of newly-promoted Bundesliga side SC Paderborn have threatened to take drastic action at matches next season if a planned cooperation with RB Leipzig goes ahead....
04:56, 2019-06-06

Montenegro fire Serbian coach over Kosovo qualifier boycott "Montenegro have fired their Serbian coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic after he pulled out of Friday\u0027s Euro 2020 qualifier against Kosovo, the country\u0027s football association (FSCG) said on Saturday."...
11:56, 2019-06-08

House passes bill opposing Israel boycott — despite AOC’s ‘no’ vote WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution to oppose the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions movement during a Tuesday night vote — but Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez voted nay. A bipartisan grou...
04:00, 2019-07-24

Equinox and SoulCycle face boycott over investor's Trump fundraiser SoulCycle says it does not support fundraiser by Stephen Ross, chair of company that owns EquinoxCustomers of the fitness companies Equinox and SoulCycle are calling for a boycott of the trendy brands after news that a high-profile billionaire invest...
10:28, 2019-08-08

GOP senator calls for China boycott as Hong Kong rages Americans should boycott Chinese products in response to the intensifying political crisis in Hong Kong, a Republican lawmaker urged amid rumors Beijing is ready to use military force to shut down protests....
09:28, 2019-08-14

German Catholic women begin boycott over lack of reforms German Catholic women have launched a weeklong boycott by suspending voluntary work in churches. Their protest has crystallized fury over a male-only priesthood and bishops' foot-dragging on sex scandals....
16:56, 2019-05-13

Hungarian Coca-Cola ads with same-sex couples trigger calls for a boycott In a statement, Coca-Cola said it would not back down amid the latest instance of vocal anti-gay backlash across parts of post-communist central Europe....
03:14, 2019-08-07

'Boycott Apple' Movement Grows in China as US Goes After Huawei: Report As US-China trade war intensifies along with fresh restrictions on Huawei in the US, there has been a significant rise in "Boycott Apple" movement in China....
08:42, 2019-05-20

Group calls for boycott of airlines that use facial recognition software A digital rights group on Wednesday called on passengers to fly only with airlines that don't use facial recognition technology in an effort to end what it calls an "unethical" practice....
01:56, 2019-06-06

Uber strike London: Why are drivers striking? How long will the boycott last? Hundreds of Uber drivers are expected to stage protests in cities across the UK tomorrow ahead of the rideshare firm's bumper stock market flotation this week....
22:56, 2019-05-07

5 Villages In UP Threaten To Boycott Polls To Protest Water Shortage Facing acute water shortage throughout the year owing to government apathy, voters of five villages in the Jhansi-Lalitpur constituency of Uttar Pradesh have threatened to boycott elections on April......
19:14, 2019-04-28

Hong Kong students boycott classes, hold rallies Thousands of students have rallied in Hong Kong on the first day of classes after the summer break. This follows a weekend during which police used some of their harshest force yet in over three months of demonstrations....
21:00, 2019-09-02

Bowled out by Brexit, former UK PM May honors cricket hero Geoffrey Boycott Former British Prime Minister Theresa May has chosen former cricketer Geoffrey Boycott for a knighthood, honoring her hero whose persistent style she had vowed to emulate in her ultimately failed efforts to deliver Brexit....
07:28, 2019-09-10

Women’s hockey stars announce boycott in demand for 1 league More than 200 of the top female hockey players in the world have decided they will not play professionally in North America next season, hoping their stand leads to a single economically sustainable league. The announcement Thursday comes after the C...
17:14, 2019-05-02

Hong Kong students boycott classes after weekend of violence Hundreds of Hong Kong university and school students swapped classes for democracy demonstrations on Monday, the latest act of defiance in an anti-government movement that has plunged the Chinese-ruled city into its biggest political crisis in decade...
09:28, 2019-09-02

'We're not going to play': Will a player boycott save women's hockey ... or harm it? More than 200 of the world’s best players say they won’t play in North America. They hope that their actions will usher in a better era for the gameLast week an estimated 200 women’s hockey players took part in a social media blitz, issuing a stark s...
11:42, 2019-05-06

RSS-Linked Group Wants Boycott of Chinese Companies, Writes To PM Modi Indians should stop buying from Chinese companies and the government should reconsider trade concessions to its biggest neighbour after China allied with Pakistan on Kashmir, according to an economic......
11:42, 2019-08-23

Bowled out by Brexit, former UK PM May honours cricket hero Geoffrey Boycott Former British Prime Minister Theresa May has chosen former cricketer Geoffrey Boycott for a knighthood, honouring her hero whose persistent style she had vowed to emulate in her ultimately failed efforts to deliver Brexit....
12:42, 2019-09-10

Women's hockey players announce boycott of pro leagues Unhappy with the status quo, more than 200 of the world’s top female hockey players declared they will not compete in North America next season.        ...
00:00, 2019-05-03

In Tel Aviv, Eurovision songfest braces for pro-Palestinian boycott protests As 'Eurovision Song Contest 2019' banners go up across Tel Aviv, behind the glitz of the songfest is the latest manifestation of a bitter row between Israel and an international pro-Palestinian boycott movement....
13:00, 2019-05-03

Mnuchin strikes positive note ahead of China trade talks, cites 'conceptual' enforcement agreement If the two countries can't strike "a deal that's good for us," then President Trump is "perfectly fine continuing the tariffs," Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said....
16:28, 2019-09-09

House Republicans demand hearing after State Dept. cites 'multiple security incidents' under Clinton leadership House Oversight Committee Republicans on Tuesday formally called for a hearing on security breaches at the State Department during Hillary Clinton's leadership, following Monday's revelation that the State Department had uncovered "multiple security ...
00:28, 2019-06-19

Pentagon chief cites 'credible threat' from Iran as reason for moving strike group to Middle East Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that the decision to deploy a U.S. carrier strike group and bomber task force to the Middle East came after “indications of a credible threat” from Iran....
12:42, 2019-05-07

Hundreds of female ice hockey stars boycott North America over conditions Players want to build viable pro league in US and CanadaAthletes have faced low wages and lack of health insuranceMore than 200 of the world’s top female hockey players declared on Thursday they will not compete in North America next season in a dram...
18:28, 2019-05-02

South Korea boycott hitting sales of Japan's Uniqlo, company says A boycott on Japanese goods in South Korea has had an impact on casual clothing chain Uniqlo's sales in the country, the company said on Friday, highlighting the widening economic hit from a diplomatic row over Tokyo's wartime role....
10:56, 2019-08-09

Japanese car sales slump in S.Korea in August amid consumer boycott Japanese car sales tumbled 57% in South Korea in August from a year earlier to 1,398 vehicles, industry data showed on Wednesday, amid a consumer boycott of Japanese vehicles in the wake of a diplomatic row between the countries....
03:28, 2019-09-04

Crusty Country Music Fans Want to Boycott Wrangler Jeans For Partnering with Lil Nas X This week, after Wrangler jeans announced a new yee haw agenda capsule collection with Lil Nas X, some country music fans are calling for a full out boycott....
04:56, 2019-05-23

The US’s Middle East ‘peace summit’ is nonsense. Palestinians are right to boycott it | Ian Black The Trump administration is notoriously biased towards Israel, and its $50bn offer to Palestinians pointedly avoids land rightsIn the toxic history of the enduring conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, the Palestinians have often been accused...
17:14, 2019-06-25

South Korea boycott impacts sales at Japanese retailer Uniqlo A recent boycott on Japanese goods in South Korea has had an impact on casual clothing chain Uniqlo's sales in the country, owner Fast Retailing said on Friday....
12:00, 2019-08-09

Born of a Boycott, a Women’s Ultimate Frisbee League Charts Its Own Path Frustrated by a perceived lack of equality in a male-dominated professional league, a group of players broke off to establish a women’s competition and preserve their vision of the sport....
17:56, 2019-06-28

Women’s hockey stars announce boycott of North American pro league The National Women’s Hockey League is the lone surviving top-level outfit in North America, and most players lack health insurance benefits and can earn as little as $2,000 in a season....
22:00, 2019-05-02

House Democrats split as GOP demands action on anti-Israel boycott Top Republicans called on Democrats to pass a bill opposing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. Democrats argue the GOP is engaging in political gamesmanship....
01:00, 2019-05-17

Players boycott Australian national anthem before State of Origin opener Indigenous players stand silent during Advance Australia FairRetired Queensland great Johnathan Thurston delivers welcome to countryIndigenous NSW players Cody Walker, Latrell Mitchell and Josh Addo-Carr and Queensland’s Will Chambers stood silent du...
13:28, 2019-06-05

House passes resolution condemning global boycott targeting Israel The vote comes after months of turmoil centering on Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), two Muslim freshmen who have stood accused of anti-Semitism....
03:28, 2019-07-24

Greens’ leader urges other parties to boycott French debate that excludes her The Greens are calling it a violation of the"democratic principle of full and fair debate on election issues" and demanding that TVA "respect the inclusion criteria established by the Leaders' Debates Commission."...
03:28, 2019-09-10

200 Women's Hockey Players Pledge To Boycott North American Pro Leagues In an announcement today, 200 women’s hockey players—among them Team USA stars Hilary Knight and Kendall Coyne Schofield—pledged to boycott all North American professional women’s hockey leagues until those leagues start paying players livable wages....
19:42, 2019-05-02

Report: Qatar premier to travel to Saudi Arabia amid boycott DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Al-Jazeera is reporting that Qatar’s prime minister will be heading to Saudi Arabia for two summits, marking the highest-level contact between the neighboring nations since a boycott began in 2017. The Qatar-f...
19:14, 2019-05-29

Prime Day: activists plan protests in US cities and a boycott of e-commerce giant Immigrants and workers say Amazon should cut ties with federal deportation agencies and provide better work conditionsActivists, immigrants and Amazon employees are planning actions against the e-commerce giant on its annual Prime Day, to protest aga...
07:42, 2019-07-15

Georgia’s new abortion law spurs boycott by multiple film production companies Multiple production companies have announced they will no longer film in Georgia after the state passed a restrictive abortion law. The law, signed by Gov. Brian Kemp, a Republican, on Tuesday, bans abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, wh...
19:42, 2019-05-10

Jared Kushner's economic blueprint for Palestinians faces boycott and derision Trump son-in-law’s plan, which ignores the key political issues, is dismissed as ‘a fantasy that is completely divorced from reality’A US-designed economic blueprint for Israeli-Palestinian peace will be launched in Bahrain on Tuesday, without the pa...
10:42, 2019-06-25

Women’s hockey stars demand one North American league with boycott Tired of the status quo and low pay, more than 200 of the world’s top female hockey players announced Thursday they will not play at all this year in an attempt to establish a single, economically viable professional league in North America. &#...
22:14, 2019-05-02

Ron Howard and Brian Grazer say they will boycott Georgia if the 'heartbeat bill' goes into effect Filmmaker Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer have joined the list of Hollywood stars who say they will boycott Georgia after the state's governor signed the controversial "heartbeat bill" into law....
01:00, 2019-05-21

"No Road, No Vote" Group Of Nalanda Villagers Boycott Polls, Smash EVM Shouting "no road, no vote", a group of villagers in Bihar's Nalanda district today boycotted polling and smashed an electronic voting machine (EVM). The group was protesting against alleged lack of......
13:42, 2019-05-19

Hollywood's boycott of Georgia over heartbeat bill could squeeze state's economy A boycott of Georgia spearheaded by actors and producers in the wake of the state’s new abortion restriction threatens to upend its position as the Hollywood of the South....
09:56, 2019-05-25

MLB greats threaten to boycott Derek Jeter’s Hall of Fame induction The animosity from Derek Jeter’s ownership decisions with the Miami Marlins may carry over to his Hall of Fame induction. Andre Dawson and Tony Perez may skip Jeter’s expected ceremony in Cooperstown next year due to hard feelings over Je...
01:14, 2019-07-27

Boycott North Korea's 'inhumane' mass gymnastic displays, says ex-diplomat Defector calls on European tourists and online viewers to shun cultural displays that take children out of schoolThe highest-ranking official to defect from North Korea has called for Europeans to stop being an audience for the “child exploitation” i...
19:56, 2019-05-30

President Trump Tells Americans to Boycott AT&T During Unhinged Twitter Rant President Donald Trump sent a barrage of strange tweets during his flight to the UK overnight, but one of the weirdest tweets instructed Americans to stop using and subscribing to AT&T’s services. CNN, which the president hates because the networ...
18:00, 2019-06-03

University of Alabama votes to return $26.5 million to donor who called for boycott The University of Alabama voted to return a $26.5 million gift from a donor who recently encouraged students to boycott the school over Alabama’s controversial new abortion law....
21:28, 2019-06-07

Eric Dickerson says NFL Hall of Famers may boycott 2019 induction ceremonies Former NFL star Eric Dickerson believes Hall of Famers may skip this year's induction festivities because of issues they have with the league's treatment of retired players....
22:28, 2019-07-20

Baku boycott would solve Arsenal dilemma rather than leave a man behind | Barry Glendenning If Gunners refused to contest Europa League showpiece they would generate headlines that might force Uefa into climbdownLeave no man behind. A code embraced by the US military, it refers to army policy of doing everything and anything possible to avo...
21:00, 2019-05-23

Black leaders boycott Trump visit over 'racist, xenophobic rhetoric' Senior Democrats in Virginia stay away from commemorationPresident says boycotters acting ‘against their own people’Donald Trump on Tuesday waded further into the race row he sparked with a weekend attack on a senior black congressman and the city of...
02:00, 2019-07-31

Pakistan Minister Blames India For Sri Lanka Players' Tour Boycott Science and Technology Minister Fawad Hussain Chaudhry said India threatened the players from Sri Lanka against participating in the upcoming series in Pakistan....
15:00, 2019-09-10

Trinamool Says Will Boycott Centre-Convened Meets, Involves Home Ministry TMC member Saugata Roy Friday said the West Bengal government will continue to boycott meetings called by the centre till the Union Home Ministry stops sending advisory to the state under Article 355....
08:00, 2019-06-22

The call for a boycott against SoulCycle appears to be working despite the tactic's unpredictable record Shutterstock In August, some SoulCycle users were outraged when the chairman of the company that owns the brand — and many others, like Equinox, the Miami Dolphins, and coffee chain Bluestone Lane — hosted a fundraiser at his home for Pr...
18:56, 2019-09-07

South Korean boycott of Japanese goods hits beer and carmakers Honda down 81% and beer sales fall 97% amid deepening spat over countries’ wartime legacySales of Japanese beer and cars have plummeted in South Korea amid a consumer boycott sparked by a deepening dispute over the countries’ wartime legacy that has ...
14:28, 2019-09-04

Home Depot shoppers threaten boycott over Trump-supporting co-founder Home Depot shoppers have been threatening to boycott the store after its co-founder, Bernie Marcus, revealed in a recent interview that he’d be donating to President Trump’s re-election bid. “Never shopping @HomeDepot again,” ...
07:00, 2019-07-09

Northern Ireland abortion campaigners urge Disney and Netflix boycott Calls for US giants to match stance taken on issue in Georgia Netflix and Disney are threatening to pull film production in Georgia over the US state’s new abortion law – but neither company will comment on whether they will continue to make shows in...
10:42, 2019-05-31

Pro-LGBT Coca-Cola adverts spark boycott calls in Hungary Campaign linked to Sziget festival criticised by senior member of ruling Fidesz partyAdvertisements by Coca-Cola relating to a popular music festival in Hungary that promote gay acceptance have prompted a boycott call from a senior member of the cons...
22:28, 2019-08-05

SoulCycle, Equinox face boycott calls over investor's Trump fundraiser Fitness chains SoulCycle and Equinox on Wednesday sought to distance themselves from a fundraiser for U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly in the works by their billionaire owner, real estate executive Stephen Ross....
03:14, 2019-08-08

Auschwitz museum threatens boycott over fascist presence at book fair ROME – The Auschwitz-Birkenau holocaust museum said on Tuesday it will boycott Turin’s prestigious international book fair if a publishing house close to an Italian neo-fascist group is allowed to have a stand there. The announcement followed g...
03:00, 2019-05-09

Bernie Sanders Finally Appears On His Own Twitch Channel—During Amazon Boycott Last time we checked in on endearingly grouchy democratic socialist uncle and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ Twitch channel, it was notably lacking in Bernie Sanders himself. It also felt more like a campaign commercial than any sort of broadca...
02:28, 2019-07-18

Celebrities criticize proposed boycott of Eurovision over Israeli-Palestinian conflict More than 100 members of the entertainment industry including media personality Sharon Osbourne, Kiss frontman Gene Simmons and music manager Scooter Braun are speaking out against a proposed boycott of this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Israel....
22:42, 2019-04-30

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in South Korea as diplomatic row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Tokyo's curbs on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Friday, as a dispute over compensation for forced wartime labor roiled ties between the U.S. allies....
12:42, 2019-07-05

Russians cite threats for Olympic Games boycott - archive, 9 May 1984 9 May 1984: East Europeans, except Romanians, expected to follow Soviet leadThe USSR is pulling out of the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, the official Soviet news agency, Tass, announced yesterday.A statement from the National Olympic Committee o...
08:28, 2019-05-09

Kamila Shamsie’s book award withdrawn over her part in Israel boycott Nelly Sachs prize was given to Shamsie this month, but its German jury has reversed decision because of the novelist’s pro-Palestinian activism Kamila Shamsie has said that it is a “matter of outrage” that the Israel boycott campaign should be held u...
20:00, 2019-09-19

Tlaib defends Israel boycott, would expand it to Saudi Arabia and Egypt ​WASHINGTON – Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Sunday defended the economic boycott of Israel as a freedom of speech movement that’s “pushing back against racist policies in Israel.” Last week, 398 House members overwhelmingly passed a resolution to oppose the ...
20:56, 2019-07-28

Yankees fans threaten boycott after ban of Kate Smith’s ‘God Bless America’ Kate Smith’s rendition of “God Bless America” has been scrapped at Yankee Stadium, but Bronx Bomber fans are going to bat for her over allegations of racism. Smith’s niece, Suzy Andron, told The Post she is “honored” by the groundswell of support for...
10:00, 2019-05-12

Boycott Congress After Mani Shankar Aiyar Abuses Reporters: BJP To Media The BJP on Wednesday said the media in Himachal Pradesh should boycott the Congress to protest its leader Mani Shankar Aiyar's objectionable behaviour with reporters....
21:56, 2019-05-15

Tom Cotton slams 2020 Dems and 'Squad' over death penalty outrage, cites triple murder by white supremacist Republican Sen. Tom Cotton is taking aim at four of the leading contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination – as well as two Democratic freshman congresswomen who are part of the ‘Squad’ – over their vocal opposition to the Justice Dep...
20:14, 2019-07-26

Chrissy Teigen, other celebs join boycott of Equinox, SoulCycle over Trump fundraiser Chrissy Teigen, Billy Eichner and George Takei call for boycott after it was revealed the chair of Equinox and SoulCycle is fundraising for Trump.        ...
02:56, 2019-08-08

Iranian Judo Champion in Hiding After Refusing to Boycott Competition With Israeli Athlete (DUESSELDORF, Germany) — Saeid Mollaei has been in hiding since he left the Iranian judo team last month, saying he had been ordered to withdraw from the world championships on political grounds. Now he’s training for next year’s Ol...
06:14, 2019-09-17

Olive Garden calls out fake claims they support Trump after boycott trends Olive Garden, the Italian American chain restaurant, was forced to defend itself against potential customer boycotts after a Twitter user claimed the company was funding President Trump's 2020 reelection campaign....
18:42, 2019-08-26

Qatar Airways says return to Syrian airspace part of overcoming Gulf boycott Qatar Airways' return to flying over Syria as its eight-year war dies down is part of its efforts to grapple with a nearly two-year Gulf dispute that has blocked it from using the airspace of many of its neighbors, CEO Akbar al-Baker said on Saturday...
18:56, 2019-05-04

Stacey Abrams visits Hollywood to urge against boycott over Georgia's 'heartbeat' abortion law Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams flew to Los Angeles this week to encourage Hollywood executives and industry officials not to go through with boycotting Georgia over the state’s new heartbeat abortion law....
14:28, 2019-06-13

The Derry Girls are right – a boycott won’t change Northern Ireland abortion law | Anna Cafolla Concentrating on entertainment industry boycotts only lets politicians off the hook and hurts those who can least afford it“You can be sure I will fight tooth and nail to move Insatiable to a state that will protect our rights,” Alyssa Milano said re...
15:28, 2019-06-05

Georgia’s abortion bill has some Hollywood filmmakers vowing a boycott. But the studios are standing pat. Several production companies said they won’t do business in the state, and more than 50 actors signed a letter to legislators saying they will seek to stop production in Georgia....
08:42, 2019-05-11

South Korean boycott of Japan grows ahead of crucial trade decision As a trade spat with Japan threatens to intensify, South Koreans are striking back with a movement to boycott Japanese products that is growing in scale and organization....
16:56, 2019-08-01

UPDATE 1-Japanese automakers' sales fall in S.Korea amid consumer boycott Japanese automakers posted sharper sales falls in South Korea in August, industry data showed on Wednesday, hit by a consumer boycott of Japanese vehicles amid a worsening diplomatic row between the countries....
07:28, 2019-09-04

Disney’s Mulan star sparks call for boycott with Hong Kong stance Crystal Liu, the lead in Disney’s live-action remake, voiced support for police in the cityDisney’s live-action remake of Mulan is facing calls for a boycott after its star voiced support for police in Hong Kong.Crystal Liu, also known as Liu Yifei, ...
05:56, 2019-08-17

Boycott by Whites of South African Restaurant Reflects Growing Sense of Grievance Many Afrikaners are spurning a once-cherished restaurant chain to protest its banning of a white man. The boycott has drawn “an eye roll” among many black South Africans....
13:56, 2019-06-29

Bengal State Lawyers To Boycott High Court Judge Over "Political Remarks" The political battle in West Bengal between the Trinamool Congress and the BJP cast a rare and ominous shadow over the judiciary on Monday, with state-empanelled lawyers at the Calcutta High Court......
17:00, 2019-07-23

Hong Kong students boycott classes as Chinese media warns 'end is coming' School and university students call for democracy after weekend that saw some of the most violent clashes so farPro-democracy demonstrators have disrupted public transport links as students took part in a city-wide class boycott, following a tense we...
08:14, 2019-09-02

Japanese Automakers' Sales Fall In South Korea Amid Consumer Boycott Japanese automakers posted sharper sales falls in South Korea in August, industry data showed on Wednesday, hit by a consumer boycott of Japanese vehicles amid a worsening diplomatic row between the......
11:14, 2019-09-04

From beer to pens, South Koreans boycott Japanese brands as diplomatic row intensifies As soon as supermarket manager Cho Min-hyuk got to work the day after Tokyo imposed curbs on exports to South Korea, he pulled all Japanese products off the shelves....
11:14, 2019-07-19

Phil Neville: Players should boycott social media to combat racist abuse "England women\u0027s coach Phil Neville has urged the football community to boycott social media for six months and \"send a powerful message\" in response to a significant rise in online racist abuse of players."...
18:56, 2019-08-20

Dalit Groom Rides Horse, Community Faces Village Boycott In Gujarat In Gujarat's Mehsana district, the village sarpanch, along with some other village leaders, had issued a diktat asking the villagers to boycott the Dalit community members as a Dalit man rode a horse......
19:14, 2019-05-10

Queensland captain Cherry-Evans backs State of Origin anthem boycott Maroons skipper hopes snub will spark debateIndigenous players won’t sing Advance Australia FairQueensland captain Daly Cherry-Evans says he not only respects a national anthem boycott by State of Origin players, he hopes it sparks debate for change....
07:56, 2019-06-03

Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy thrown in middle of US Open ‘boycott’ controversy The US Open controversy is starting early this year. A frustrated — and anonymous — group of players vented their growing anger with the USGA and revealed to Golf Digest that it almost led to a boycott of the event. “We had about 10–15 guys who...
21:28, 2019-05-28

Campaigners are urging tourists to boycott Sri Lanka's elephant attractions after these photos emerged Animal rights campaigners have called on tourists in Sri Lanka to boycott elephant attractions after photographs of a malnourished female used in a festival were circulated online....
17:00, 2019-08-15

'Come off social media': Phil Neville calls for boycott to combat racism – video Phil Neville has called for the football community to boycott social media in an attempt to combat racist abuse received by players. 'I’ve lost total faith in whoever runs these social media departments, so I just wonder whether now as a football com...
21:42, 2019-08-20

Students boycott software company Palantir for links to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement A group of more than 1,200 college students from 17 American institutions have signed a pledge never to work for a software company that does business with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement....
20:00, 2019-09-16

As Wayfair Workers Protest Migrant Detention, the Specter of a Consumer Boycott Rises Employees and consumers, with the help of activist groups on social media, are targeting companies that are doing business with detention facilities for migrant children....
01:28, 2019-06-27

| Neville calls for social media boycott in wake of Pogba racist abuse Phil Neville believes football players should boycott social media in the wake of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba suffering racist abuse online....
03:42, 2019-08-21

Israel Invokes Anti-Boycott Law to Order Human Rights Worker Deported The case, involving a Human Rights Watch worker, tests the boundaries of criticism and protest in Israel. The advocacy group will appeal to Israel’s Supreme Court....
14:50, 2019-04-28

Phil Neville calls for social media boycott to combat racist abuse • England women’s manager responds to Pogba abuse on Twitter• ‘Let’s come off social media. Let’s see the effect that it has’Phil Neville has called for the football community to “send a powerful message” and boycott social media for six months in re...
21:42, 2019-08-20

A Hollywood boycott over anti-abortion law would hurt the film industry and Georgia's economy A contentious anti-abortion bill proposed in Georgia is throwing Hollywood into turmoil as it mulls over how to respond. A potential boycott of Gerogia wouldn't just hurt the state, it would also hurt Hollywood....
18:14, 2019-06-02

Zimbabwe's women boycott Olympic football qualifier against Zambia over unpaid fees The troubles in women's football in Zimbabwe continue as the national team refuse to play the second leg of their Olympic qualifier against Zambia in Harare....
23:28, 2019-09-02

Virginia Democrats vow to boycott legislature's 400th anniversary celebration if Trump attends Virginia Democratic lawmakers said Friday they will boycott an upcoming ceremony to mark the 400th anniversary of representative democracy in America if President Trump attends, urging organizers to "Send Him Back." ...
02:00, 2019-07-21

Dems decry Omar resolution defending Israel boycott: 'Dead on arrival' High-profile Democrats are decrying a controversial resolution from Rep. Ilhan Omar affirming the right to boycott Israel, even as they rally behind her and three other first-term congresswomen attacked by President Trump....
18:28, 2019-07-19

Virginia Legislative Black Caucus Will Boycott Event ‘Tarnished’ by President Trump’s Presence (RICHMOND, Va.) — Virginia’s black state lawmakers announced Monday they will boycott an event this week commemorating the beginnings of American democracy because President Donald Trump is scheduled to attend. The Virginia Legislative Bl...
23:42, 2019-07-29

Furious customers are threatening to boycott Wayfair over reports the company is furnishing migrant camps AP Photo/Jenny Kane Wayfair is catching customers' ire online. In a letter signed by more than 500 employees and sent to the company's leadership, workers said they learned of a $200,000 order from a government contractor that has been operating mi...
00:56, 2019-06-26

‘Mulan’ star Liu Yifei’s support for Hong Kong police sparks Disney boycott Disney doesn’t need this right now. Nor do protesters in Hong Kong, who for months have been embroiled in a government boycott. They’re urging fans to discontinue their support of the upcoming live-action “Mulan” remake, claim...
22:42, 2019-08-16

Baseball Hall of Famers mull boycott of Derek Jeter's induction ceremony over firings Two Baseball Hall of Famers are threatening to boycott Derek Jeter’s eventual induction into Cooperstown because of the former shortstop’s decisions as Miami Marlins co-owner....
20:00, 2019-07-29

CVS, Pill Club wage public feud over birth control rates; some shoppers boycott Some CVS shoppers and Pill Club members are calling for a boycott of the drugstore chain, causing hashtags #BoycottCVS and #CVSDeniesCare to trend.       ...
03:28, 2019-08-17

Trump’s Presence at Virginia Event Marking Jamestown Anniversary Brings Boycott, Protest An event to mark the 400th anniversary of the legislative start of Jamestown, Va.,—the English colonial settlement that saw the first captive Africans arrive on these shores—was boycotted by much of the state’s black caucus, as well as other Democrat...
18:56, 2019-07-31

Owner of SoulCycle and the Miami Dolphins faces outrage and calls for boycott over Trump fundraiser The billionaire owner of Equinox is planning a high-dollar Hamptons fundraiser for President Donald Trump, leading to calls for a boycott of the luxury gym and its associated businesses SoulCycle and Blink Fitness....
15:42, 2019-08-08

Georgia governor calls out 'C-list celebrities' threatening to boycott state over abortion bill Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) called out "C-list celebrities" who have threatened to boycott filming in the state if a new abortion law goes into effect. ...
17:00, 2019-05-20

On social media, calls for boycott of Home Depot because co-founder supports Donald Trump Shoppers have taken to Twitter and Facebook to call for a boycott of Home Depot after its co-founder says he will back Donald Trump's reelection bid.       ...
04:28, 2019-07-09

Gizmodo President Trump Tells Americans to Boycott AT&T During Unhinged Twitter Rant | Jalopnik  Gizmodo President Trump Tells Americans to Boycott AT&T During Unhinged Twitter Rant | Jalopnik The Ford v. Ferrari Trailer Makes Me Wish the Damn Movie Was Out Already | Kotaku Square Enix Announces Dragon Walk, Its Version Of Pokémon Go | Lifeh...
18:00, 2019-06-03

Students Boycott Classes on the First Day of the School Year in Hong Kong’s Latest Democracy Protest The Demosisto party of high-profile activist Joshua Wong called a student strike Monday—the first day of the new school year—in a bid to maintain momentum in Hong Kong’s intensifying democratic rebellion. Local media estimated that ...
05:56, 2019-09-02

Wayfair customers call for boycott after employees protest bed sales to border detention camps Wayfair drew backlash and calls from some customers for a boycott after employees protested the company's apparent sale of $200,000 of mattresses and bunk beds destined for a Texas detention camp for migrant children....
21:00, 2019-06-26

Trump: boycott of Equinox and SoulCycle only makes owner Stephen Ross 'hotter' – live President speaks amid protests against two fitness companies over Ross’s involvement with Trump campaignSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.47pm BST Ronna McDaniel, the chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, claimed that...
23:00, 2019-08-09

Theresa May honours list in full: The 57 people chosen by ex-PM as Geoffrey Boycott and Brexit aides given knighthoods Theresa May's resignation honours list has been released, with cricketers Geoffrey Boycott and Andrew Strauss among the stars recognised for services to sport....
20:14, 2019-09-10

South Korean petrol stations refuse to fill up Japanese cars amid growing boycott Sales of holidays, beer and even tickets to see Butt Detective the Movie slump amid trade tensionsPetrol stations and garages in South Korea are refusing to fill up or service Japanese cars as part of a growing boycott of Japanese goods sparked by tr...
10:56, 2019-07-24

Social media users call for Home Depot boycott because co-founder supports Donald Trump Social media users are calling for a boycott of Home Depot after the retailer's co-founder Bernie Marcus revealed he will support Trump's re-election.       ...
19:14, 2019-07-09

Hong Kong Protesters Urge Boycott of Disney's Mulan Remake After Star's Pro-Police Comments Hong Kong is in the midst of political turmoil as anti-government protesters clash with police, and now Disney’s Mulan remake has become an unlikely flashpoint for debate. Read more......
23:42, 2019-08-17

Facebook Cites Mass Shooting Streamed Live on Facebook as Proof Platform Has 'Gotten Better' Questioned over Facebook’s efforts to stop the spread of false information in the aftermath of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, a senior Facebook official called to testify before the House Committee on Homeland Security on Wednesday said the company has...
01:14, 2019-06-27

UN expert cites 'credible evidence' against Saudi crown prince in Khashoggi murder A U.N. human rights expert cited "credible evidence" that high-level officials in Saudi Arabia were involved in the death of Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi.        ...
20:14, 2019-06-19

Mississippi wedding venue cites 'Christian belief' in refusing interracial couple The business owner has since apologized after being captured on video saying she wouldn't allow an interracial couple to get married at her venue.        ...
01:56, 2019-09-04

"What Happened, Happened": Sam Pitroda Says As BJP Cites Anti-Sikh Riots Congress's Sam Pitroda, who is in charge of the party's overseas units, today brushed off the BJP's suggestion that the 1984 anti-Sikh riots took place on the orders of former Prime Minister Rajiv......
00:56, 2019-05-10

Uber strike London: UK drivers launch nine-hour boycott ahead of app's stock market flotation Uber drivers in London and across the UK are set to launch a nine-hour boycott of the app today in the run-up to its stock market flotation on Thursday....
18:42, 2019-05-08

Omar introduces resolution defending boycott of Israel, likens it to boycotts of Nazi Germany, Soviet Union U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar proposed a resolution this week supporting the right to boycott Israel, likening the boycott of the Jewish state to boycotts of Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union....
13:28, 2019-07-18

Pro-life group calls for Netflix boycott after streaming giant threatens to leave Georgia over 'heartbeat' bill A United Kingdom-based pro-life group has called for a boycott of Netflix after the streaming giant said it would consider shunning Georgia over the state's recently-enacted "heartbeat" abortion bill....
20:14, 2019-06-05

Sean Spicer row: Dancing With The Stars fans call for boycott after former Trump press secretary joins line-up Dancing With The Stars fans and crew members are fuming after it was revealed former White House press secretary Sean Spicer will appear on the show's next series....
19:42, 2019-08-22

Al-Jazeera says Qatar prime minister going to Saudi Arabia for summits, marking highest-level contact since boycott DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Al-Jazeera says Qatar prime minister going to Saudi Arabia for summits, marking highest-level contact since boycott....
19:14, 2019-05-29

'Shut it down': Spike Lee wants Hollywood to boycott Georgia over its abortion bill Director Spike Lee is calling for production companies to leave Georgia over a "heartbeat" law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks.        ...
15:14, 2019-06-07

Members of Israeli parliament to Congress: Resolution opposing Israel boycott is 'dangerous to Israel' Nearly two dozen members of Israel’s parliament sent a letter to Congress thanking them for the recent resolution opposing an international effort to boycott Israel but warned that some of the language in the resolution “would be far more dangerous” ...
13:00, 2019-08-13

Calls to boycott Jimmy John's resurface over elephant photo with sandwich chain's founder Hashtag #BoycottJimmyJohns was trending Friday with calls for a boycott after a photo of founder Jimmy John Liautaud with an elephant resurfaced.       ...
03:56, 2019-08-24

Hong Kong protests: China warns activists 'the end is coming' as students boycott schools Chinese state media today warned "the end is coming" for Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters as students boycotted schools after another weekend of chaos gripped the city....
13:28, 2019-09-02

President Trump cites 'political correctness' in Kentucky Derby result: 'Best horse did NOT win' After most controversial decision in race's history, Trump tweeted that 'only in these days of political correctness could such an overturn occur."        ...
03:42, 2019-05-06

Barr cites 'serious irregularities' at jail, says Epstein 'co-conspirators should not rest easy' Attorney General William Barr vowed the federal investigation into accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein would continue despite his apparent suicide.        ...
03:56, 2019-08-13

I don't know if I'll ever buy my own house: CEO of a co-living firm Yoan Kamalski of Hmlet explains how his co-living company brings more value for money for its customers. He also says he has heard people saying that they would rather rent for the rest of their lives instead of buying a home....
19:42, 2019-07-23

A Law-Firm Veteran Who Leads by Listening Andrew Glincher never expected to work in a big law firm, much less run one. He sets his course by his upbringing and a tight crew of ad hoc advisers...
22:28, 2019-06-22

RCA @100: anniversary of firm that popularized radio, TV and more Firm founded by immigrant was sold off in pieces after GE's 1986 purchase. It now exists as licensing name to put on products.       ...
21:56, 2019-07-21

Government Cryptocurrency Cop Heads to Law Firm The former government lawyer who managed Washington’s crackdown on cryptocurrency fraud is joining Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, a white-shoe law firm whose clients include some of Wall Street’s biggest banks and stock exchanges....
23:14, 2019-08-20

Boeing: No firm orders of the 737 Max since March Boeing announced that there were no firm orders for the 737 Max since March and that the companies deliveries were at its lowest level since 2012. CNBC's Phil LeBeau joins "Squawk Box" with the details....
16:28, 2019-08-13

New McLaren GT is firm's most practical, refined model yet McLaren's new Grand Touring model sits outside of Sports, Super and Ultimate series, with luxury and comfort the focus The new McLaren GT, revealed for the first time and on sale now, will “redefine the rules of Grand Touring”, according to the firm...
14:42, 2019-05-15

German software firm TeamViewer's IPO already oversubscribed The initial public offering for German software company TeamViewer was immediately oversubscribed when its shares went on offer on Thursday, putting it on track to reach the 5.5 billion euro ($6.1 billion) valuation it is seeking....
20:43, 2019-09-12

Marketing firm files its own lawsuit against Williamson, CAA RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — There’s a second lawsuit in the marketing fight over former Duke star Zion Williamson. Prime Sports Marketing LLC and company president Gina Ford filed a lawsuit Wednesday in a Florida court, accusing Williamson and the age...
07:28, 2019-06-20

UK to scrutinise takeover of satellite firm Inmarsat Britain said on Monday it would scrutinise the acquisition of satellite communications firm Inmarsat by a private equity-led consortium to examine any potential impact on national security....
20:56, 2019-07-22

Alpina version of BMW X7 on the cards, says firm's boss Alpina's CEO says SUV could be part of future portfolio, and talks about previous plans to make its own version of the i8 Alpina plans to add the X7 SUV to its portfolio of BMW models, company boss Andreas Bovensiepen revealed.  While looking ahead ...
09:00, 2019-07-09

Zion sues to end agreement with marketing firm Zion Williamson is suing to enforce termination of an agreement he signed with Gina Ford and Prime Sports, maintaining the marketing company's deal was unlawful under North Carolina law....
02:14, 2019-06-14

MTG soars as gets Chinese partner for e-sports firm ESL MTG shares leapt as much as 25% on Monday after the Swedish e-sports and gaming firm said Chinese live streaming platform Huya would buy a stake in its Turtle Entertainment (ESL) business and help it expand into China....
14:14, 2019-09-02

Sensex Up 200 Points, Nifty Firm Above 11,100: 10 Things To Know The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 indexes were trading firmly higher after the Reserve Bank of India's central board decided to payout Rs 1.76 lakh crore of excess funds to the central government.......
14:14, 2019-08-27

Judge says Loughlin, husband can stick with their law firm BOSTON (AP) — A judge says actress Lori Loughlin (LAWK’-lin) and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, can continue using a law firm that recently represented the University of Southern California. The couple appeared in Boston feder...
09:28, 2019-08-28

Private equity firm EQT announces IPO plan Swedish private equity firm EQT said on Monday it intended to list its shares on the Nasdaq Stockholm, a highly anticipated initial public offering (IPO)....
08:42, 2019-09-02

Saudi kingdom stands firm after oil attack Saudi Arabia's monarch has reassured his cabinet that the kingdom can deal with the effects of last week's attack. Oil prices have soared since the strikes on key Saudi oil facilities....
21:56, 2019-09-17