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Exclusive: U.S.-backed Syrian forces halt counter-Islamic State operations - sources

U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters have halted operations against Islamic State in Syria as Turkey launches a military offensive in Syria's northeast, two U.S. officials and a Kurdish military source said on Wednesda...

Exclusive: U.S.-backed Syrian forces halt counter-Islamic State operations - sources

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Exclusive: Space firm founded by billionaire Paul Allen closing operations - sources Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, the space company founded by late billionaire and Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, is closing operations, cutting short ambitious plans to challenge traditional ...
2019-05-31, 22:56

Syrian troops enter northeastern town after deal with Kurdish forces: state media Syria's troops have entered a northeastern town, Syrian state media said on Monday, after Washington announced it was abruptly pulling out its forces, and its former Kurdish allies reached a deal with...
2019-10-14, 12:00

Exclusive: Sempra nears $3 billion Chile sale to China's State Grid - sources U.S. power company Sempra Energy is near an agreement to sell its Chilean business to State Grid Corporation of China for close to $3 billion, the latest deal in its bid to shed non-core assets, peop...
2019-10-12, 04:28

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, senior opposition officials and rebel source...
2019-05-25, 21:00

Exclusive: India aims to raise $47 billion from stake sales in state firms over 5 years - sources The Indian government has plans to raise as much as 3.25 trillion rupees ($47.4 billion) in the next five years by reducing its stakes in some large state-owned firms to 40%, two senior government off...
2019-07-12, 13:00

U.S. urges Turkey to halt drilling operations off Cyprus coast The U.S. State Department on Tuesday urged Turkish authorities to halt energy drilling operations off the Cypriot coast in the Mediterranean, a day after Cyprus protested a Turkish ship dropping ancho...
2019-07-10, 05:42

UPDATED: Thousands flee fighting around Libyan capital as Guterres condemns escalation, urges 'immediate halt' to all military operations The UN chief António Guterres strongly condemned  on Monday night the military escalation and ongoing fighting in and around the Libyan capital, Tripoli, including an aerial attack earlier in the day ...
2019-05-21, 19:56

Russia-backed Syrian forces step in as U.S. retreats Russia-backed Syrian forces wasted no time in taking advantage of an abrupt U.S. retreat from Syria on Monday, deploying deep inside Kurdish-held territory south of the Turkish frontier less than 24 h...
2019-10-14, 16:56

Turkish forces capture key Syrian border town Turkish troops entered central Ras al-Ayn according to Turkey’s Defence Ministry, marking the most significant gain since the invasion began Wednesday....
2019-10-12, 15:42

Turkish forces intensify bombardment around Syrian town Turkish forces stepped up their bombardment around a town in northeast Syria on Saturday, the fourth day of an offensive against a Kurdish militia, after U.S. troops in the region came under artillery...
2019-10-12, 09:56

Lebanon forces Syrian refugees to tear down walls BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Lebanese troops have entered refugee settlements in a town near the Syrian border to make sure that brick and concrete walls have been...
2019-07-01, 14:42

Turkish forces say they’ve captured key Syrian border town Turkey’s military says it captured a key Syrian border town under heavy bombardment in its most significant gain since an offensive against Kurdish fighters began four days ago...
2019-10-13, 00:14

Syrian rebel forces withdraw from Khan Shaykhun Opposition forces withdrew from the northwest Syrian town of Khan Shaykhun on Tuesday after Syrian government forces invaded Idlib province, local observers said....
2019-08-20, 17:14

Syrian army moves to confront Turkish forces as U.S. withdraws The deal between Syria’s Kurds and its government is a major shift in alliances that came after President Donald Trump ordered all U.S. troops withdrawn....
2019-10-14, 18:00

Syrian Troops Prepare to Confront Turkish Forces As U.S. Withdraws AKCAKALE, Turkey — Syrian government troops moved into a series of towns and villages in northern Syria Monday, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces in the area, as U.S. troops p...
2019-10-14, 23:56

U.S. forces strike Syrian al Qaeda facility: Defense Department U.S. forces struck an al Qaeda facility north of Idlib in Syria on Saturday in an attack aimed at the organization's leadership, U.S. Central Command, part of the Department of Defense, said....
2019-09-01, 03:42

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation following a brawl with locals...
2019-06-09, 17:28

Turkish forces capture center of key Syrian border town Turkish forces captured a key Syrian border town under heavy bombardment and fierce fighting Saturday on the fourth day of an offensive that has drawn international condemnation....
2019-10-12, 16:56

Turkish-led forces pursue assault around Syrian border towns Turkish forces targeted areas around two Syrian border towns with fresh shelling on Sunday, pressing on with their offensive against Kurdish militia for a fifth day in the face of fierce international...
2019-10-13, 10:42

Turkish forces escalate military barrage on Syrian Kurds Turkey stepped up its air and artillery strikes on Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Friday, escalating an offensive that has drawn warnings of humanitarian catastrophe and turned Republican lawma...
2019-10-11, 18:00

Syrian troops enter Kurdish fight against Turkish forces Deal to support Kurds in exchange for key cities set to open new front in civil warSyrian troops have begun sweeping into Kurdish-held territory on a collision course with Turkish forces and their all...
2019-10-14, 11:42

Syrian Observatory: government forces deploy to Ain Issa in northern Syria Syrian government forces have deployed to Ain Issa in northern Syria, the Syrian Observatory said on Monday, to the frontlines of territory where Turkish forces have mounted an invasion since last wee...
2019-10-14, 12:00

Syrian army prepares for clashes with Turkish forces as U.S. troops withdraw The Syrian army’s deployment near the Turkish border came hours after Syrian Kurdish forces previously allied with the U.S. said they had reached a deal with President Bashar Assad’s government to hel...
2019-10-14, 17:14

Hundreds of ISIS Supporters Escape as Turkish Forces Near Key Syrian Town (AKCAKALE, Turkey) — Turkish forces approached a key Kurdish-held town in northern Syria on Sunday, setting off clashes that allowed hundreds of Islamic State supporters to escape from a camp fo...
2019-10-13, 18:28

Syrian rebels say Russian-backed forces prepare to resume offensive Syrian rebel fighters on Wednesday said Russian-backed forces were amassing troops in preparation for resuming a five-month offensive in northwest Syria after a second day of raids by jets believed to...
2019-09-12, 04:28

Syrian rebels say Moscow deploys ground forces in Idlib campaign Russia has sent special forces in recent days to fight alongside Syrian army troops struggling to make gains in a more than two month assault in northwestern Syria to seize the last opposition bastion...
2019-07-18, 03:00

Syrian army to deploy along Turkish border in deal with Kurdish-led forces BEIRUT/AMMAN — The Syrian army will deploy along the length of the border with Turkey in an agreement with the Kurdish-led administration in northern Syria to help repel a Turkish offensive, the...
2019-10-14, 00:14

Turkish-led forces advance into Syrian border town, fighting rages Turkish-backed Syrian rebels advanced into Ras al Ain in northeast Syria on Saturday but it was unclear how far, with Turkey saying the town center had been taken and Kurdish-led forces denying this a...
2019-10-12, 16:56

Syrian forces drop banned cluster bombs and target hospitals Sky News has seen first-hand evidence that hospitals in Idlib are being targeted by Syrian regime forces who also appear to be using banned cluster bombs as they rachet up their bombardment of the las...
2019-05-28, 14:56

Kurdish-led Syrian force: U.S. forces have quit Turkish border area Kurdish-led forces in northeast Syria said on Monday U.S. forces had withdrawn from areas at the border with Turkey where a threatened Turkish offensive would hurt its war against Islamic State and ro...
2019-10-07, 11:28

Russian-backed Syrian forces storm Kurdish territory to counter Turks Russian-backed Syrian fighters wasted no time capitalizing on the US withdrawal from Syria on Monday, deploying troops deep inside Kurdish territory south of the Turkish border less than 24 hours afte...
2019-10-14, 23:56

Monitor: Turkish forces, allies seize parts of Syrian town Suluk Turkish forces and their Syrian allies seized large parts of the northern Syrian town of Suluk in a new advance against the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the Syrian Observatory for Human...
2019-10-13, 10:42

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area - ministry A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, causing damage but no casualties, the Turkish Defense...
2019-06-16, 11:14

Syrian Goalkeeper Turned Rebel Fighter Dies In Fight With Regime Forces A Syrian goalkeeper turned rebel fighter who starred in an award-winning documentary died Saturday of wounds sustained fighting regime forces in northwestern Syria, his faction said....
2019-06-08, 20:42

Exclusive: Military leader of Syrian Kurds tells US 'you are leaving us to be slaughtered' The commander of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces told a senior US diplomat, "You are leaving us to be slaughtered," demanding to know whether the US is going to do anything to protect Syrian ...
2019-10-13, 02:42

Syrian government forces march into Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib: Observatory, rebel source Syrian army troops and their allies entered Khan Sheikhoun in northwest Syria, advancing against insurgents in the town where ground battles raged on Monday night, a monitor and a rebel source said....
2019-08-20, 00:28

Syrian army deploys forces to aid Kurds amid Turkish offensive as Trump orders military withdrawal Syrian government troops were heading to the country's northern border on Monday to "confront Turkish aggression" after making a deal with the U.S.-allied, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, offici...
2019-10-14, 05:56

Exclusive: Pro-Turkish forces cut off main road to Kurdish city of Kobani Pro-Turkish forces cut off the main road between the east and west of Syrian Kurdish territory Sunday, effectively cutting off the main city of Kobani....
2019-10-13, 16:28

State Department Expels Two Cuban Diplomats Over Alleged ‘Influence Operations’ (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. announced Thursday that it is expelling two Cuban diplomats and restricting travel of members of Cuba’s permanent mission to the United Nations as leaders gather fr...
2019-09-20, 05:14

Islamic State leader says 'daily operations' underway in purported message Islamic State's media network on Monday issued an audio message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi saying operations were taking place daily and urging freedom for women jailed in...
2019-09-16, 20:56

Exclusive: Fitbit considers whether it should explore a sale - sources Wearable device maker Fitbit Inc has been in talks with an investment bank about the possibility of exploring a sale amid challenges in successfully pivoting from fitness trackers to smartwatches, peo...
2019-09-20, 21:42

Exclusive: EU to clear without conditions FIS' $35 billion Worldpay bid - sources EU antitrust regulators are set to approve without conditions a $35 billion bid by U.S. financial services provider Fidelity National Information Services Inc (FIS) for payments company Worldpay , pe...
2019-07-01, 17:00

Exclusive: Comcast emerges as new Google antitrust foe - sources Comcast Corp , one of America’s largest media and communications companies, is wading into the epic regulatory pile-on against big tech companies such as Google, according to people familiar with the ...
2019-10-01, 14:00

Exclusive: U.S. Justice Dept considering Apple probe - sources The U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential probe of Apple Inc as part of a broader review of whether technology giants are using their size to act in an anti-competitive manner, two ...
2019-06-03, 22:42

Exclusive: WeWork considers IPO valuation of as low as $10 billion - sources WeWork owner The We Company may seek a valuation in its upcoming initial public offering of between $10 billion and $12 billion, a dramatic discount to the $47 billion valuation it achieved in January...
2019-09-13, 17:00

Exclusive: FIS to win EU approval for $35 billion Worldpay deal: sources U.S. financial services provider Fidelity National Information Services Inc (FIS) is set to gain unconditional antitrust approval from the European Union for its $35 billion bid for payments company...
2019-07-01, 21:56

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base: military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources s...
2019-06-22, 01:00

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources s...
2019-06-22, 00:42

Exclusive: After 50 years in UK North Sea, Exxon eyes the exit - sources Exxon Mobil is considering a sale of its assets in the British North Sea after more than 50 years in the oil and gas basin as it focuses on U.S. shale production and new projects....
2019-08-13, 19:56

Exclusive: U.S. set to give Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers - sources The U.S. Commerce Department is expected to extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from U.S. companies so that it can service existing customers, ...
2019-08-17, 12:28

Exclusive: Third Point builds stake in Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica - sources Third Point LLC, the U.S. hedge fund that has pushed for changes at companies ranging from Nestle SA to Campbell Soup Co , has amassed a stake in Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica SA , people familiar w...
2019-08-25, 18:28

Exclusive: U.S. seen open to mechanism to end aircraft subsidy fight - sources The United States is expected to be open to negotiations on an "enforceable mechanism" that could allow European planemaker Airbus to receive government funding on commercial terms and ease the risk o...
2019-06-19, 02:14

Exclusive: U.S. will not accept more Turkish F-35 pilots over Russia defenses - sources The United States has decided to stop accepting any additional Turkish pilots who planned to come to the United States to train on F-35 fighter jets, U.S. officials say, in a clear sign of the escalat...
2019-06-07, 05:14

Exclusive: U.S. seen open to mechanism to end aircraft subsidy spat - sources The United States is expected to be open to negotiations on an "enforceable mechanism" that could allow European planemaker Airbus to receive government funding on commercial terms and ease the risk o...
2019-06-18, 17:14

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to send more troops to Middle East - sources The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for attacks on oil tankers last week, two U.S. officials...
2019-06-18, 00:28

Exclusive: WeWork to press on with IPO launch despite valuation concerns - sources WeWork owner The We Company plans to proceed with an investor roadshow for its initial public offering (IPO) as early as next week, braving concerns over the valuation it can achieve in a listing, peo...
2019-09-07, 01:56

Exclusive: Iraq close to pipeline deal with BP and Eni, rather than Exxon - sources Iraq is close to reaching a deal with oil majors BP and Eni for an export pipeline project that was initially planned as part of a mega-deal with U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil, according to five senior...
2019-08-08, 21:42

Exclusive - Democrats consider a lawyer and a law professor for commissioner seat at SEC: sources Democrats are considering an attorney and a law professor to replace Democratic Commissioner Robert Jackson when he steps down from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), expected in comin...
2019-08-03, 03:42

Exclusive: Verizon sought buyers for Yahoo Finance - sources Verizon Communications Inc earlier this year looked for buyers for Yahoo Finance, one of the most popular internet destinations for financial news and portfolio management tools, three people familiar...
2019-07-11, 20:56

Exclusive: KKR explores $5 billion sale of Epicor Software - sources Buyout firm KKR & Co Inc is exploring a sale of Epicor Software Corp that could value the U.S. enterprise resource planning software provider at close to $5 billion, including debt, people familiar w...
2019-08-22, 21:28

Exclusive: EPA to unveil less ambitious U.S. biofuel credit reform - sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to unveil a narrowed-down version of its proposed biofuel credit market reform this month after regulators concluded many of the agency’s initial ideas r...
2019-05-24, 00:00

Exclusive: ECB package could include rate cut, tiering, new guidance: sources ECB policymakers are leaning toward a stimulus package that includes a rate cut, a beefed-up pledge to keep rates low for longer and compensation for banks over the side-effects of negative rates, fiv...
2019-09-03, 18:28

Exclusive: Zambian government has no plans to seize First Quantum - sources Zambia has no plans to seize the assets of Quantum Minerals Ltd and the copper producer intends to stay in the country despite the government's move to wrest control of a rival miner, government and i...
2019-06-11, 13:28

Exclusive: Democrats consider a lawyer and a law professor for commissioner seat at SEC - sources Democrats are considering an attorney and a law professor to replace Democratic Commissioner Robert Jackson when he steps down from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), expected in comin...
2019-08-04, 06:14

Exclusive: FCA-Renault revival may hinge on Nissan stake cut - sources Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Renault SA are looking for ways to resuscitate their collapsed merger plan and secure the approval of the French carmaker's alliance partner Nissan Motor Co Ltd , acc...
2019-06-10, 09:56

Exclusive: J.C. Penney taps debt restructuring advisers - sources J.C. Penney Co Inc has hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options that would buy more time for the money-losing U.S. retailer to forge a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said on ...
2019-07-19, 03:14

UPDATE 3-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources s...
2019-06-22, 17:14

UPDATE 2-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources s...
2019-06-22, 00:42

Syrian Kurds Say Turkish Shells Hit an Islamic State Prison (BEIRUT)–– Syrian Kurdish officials say Turkish shelling has hit a prison holding Islamic State militants in northeastern Syria. A video shared by the officials Friday shows a shell landin...
2019-10-12, 02:28

Three Syrian soldiers killed by Israeli rockets: state media Three Syrian soldiers were killed and seven wounded by Israeli rockets fired into Quneitra province, Syrian state media said on Sunday, citing a military source....
2019-06-02, 04:42

Syrian state TV reports Israeli attack in southern Syria Syrian state television said on Wednesday that Israel struck a strategic area in southern Syria overlooking the Golan Heights where Western intelligence sources previously said Iranian-backed militias...
2019-07-24, 03:42

Syrian army deploys to town near Raqqa-state media The Syrian army has deployed to the town of Tabqa near Raqqa, Syrian state media reported on Monday, restoring the state's foothold in an area that is home to a major hydroelectric dam....
2019-10-14, 12:00

Syrian Kurds hand over four 'Islamic State' children to Germany Kurdish authorities in Syria have handed over four children to Germany who had parents that were "Islamic State" fighters. Many EU countries are grappling with how to handle returning foreign fighters...
2019-08-20, 02:00

Exclusive: India set to outlaw six single-use plastic products on October 2 - sources India is set to impose a nationwide ban on plastic bags, cups and straws on Oct. 2, officials said, in its most sweeping measure yet to stamp out single-use plastics from cities and villages that rank...
2019-08-29, 04:14

Exclusive: Boeing bid for Embraer unit faces EU antitrust probe - sources Boeing is set to face a EU antitrust investigation of up to five months into its bid for a controlling stake in the commercial aircraft arm of Brazil's Embraer, people familiar with the matter said on...
2019-09-23, 16:28

Exclusive: WeWork to host Wall Street analyst day in IPO push - sources The We Company, parent of flexible workspace operator WeWork, plans to host an analyst day for Wall Street banks on July 31, as the company steps up its preparations for an initial public offering (IP...
2019-07-19, 03:14

Exclusive: Trump campaign targeted by Iran-linked hackers - sources A hacking group that appears to be linked to the Iranian government attempted to break into President Donald Trump's re-election campaign, but did not succeed, sources familiar with the operation said...
2019-10-04, 22:00

Exclusive: Citgo chooses new CEO to navigate political, legal turmoil - sources Citgo Petroleum Corp has selected Carlos Jorda as its next chief executive, according to three people familiar with the matter, turning to a seasoned refinery expert and native Venezuelan to run a com...
2019-08-13, 13:28

Exclusive: Deutsche Bank's problem derivatives cloud recovery - sources Deutsche Bank AG's turnaround strategy rests in large part on shedding 288 billion euros of unwanted assets. Three bank insiders said it will take years, tying up capital that could have generated in...
2019-07-24, 00:42

Exclusive: Exxon agrees $4 billion sale of Norway oil and gas assets - sources Exxon Mobil has agreed to sell its Norwegian oil and gas assets for up to $4 billion, marking the U.S. firm's exit from production in the country after more than a century, three sources familiar wit...
2019-09-05, 19:28

Exclusive: IKEA to face EU order to pay Dutch back taxes - sources IKEA brand owner Inter IKEA could be ordered to pay millions of euros in Dutch back taxes by the end of the year, two people familiar with the matter said, as EU competition enforcers push on with the...
2019-10-07, 12:00

Exclusive: Despite threats, Italy's 5-Star ready to compromise with Atlantia - sources Italy's ruling 5-Star Movement is noisily threatening to rip up Atlantia's motorway concession over last year's deadly bridge collapse in Genoa, but sources have told Reuters the party is prepared to ...
2019-07-04, 14:42

Exclusive: Hedge fund D.E. Shaw to push for break-up of Emerson - sources Hedge fund D.E. Shaw & Co is building a stake in Emerson Electric Co and is planning to push for changes, including a potential split-up of the U.S. industrial conglomerate, people familiar with the ...
2019-09-27, 21:42

Exclusive: Barneys New York explores options that include bankruptcy - sources U.S. luxury department store operator Barneys New York Inc is exploring options that include a bankruptcy filing, as it struggles with high rents and changing consumer tastes, people familiar with the...
2019-07-14, 01:14

Exclusive: Chevron Phillips Chemical in bid to acquire Nova Chemicals - sources ​Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP, a joint venture between Chevron Corp and Phillips 66, has offered to acquire Nova Chemicals Corp for more than $15 billion including debt, people familiar with t...
2019-06-20, 23:14

Exclusive: WhatsApp in talks to launch mobile payments in Indonesia - sources Facebook Inc's messaging service WhatsApp is in talks with multiple Indonesian digital payment firms to offer their mobile transaction services, in a bid to tap the nation's fast growing e-commerce s...
2019-08-20, 12:56

Exclusive: U.S. set to grant tentative approval to American, Qantas venture - sources The U.S. Transportation Department is expected to provide tentative approval to a bid by American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd to operate a joint venture, two people briefed on the matter...
2019-06-03, 04:56

Exclusive: Renault chairman weakened as Macron snubs meeting - sources French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interference at the carmaker, sources told Reuters, rais...
2019-06-12, 21:00

Exclusive: Amazon interested in buying Boost from T-Mobile, Sprint - sources Amazon.com Inc is interested in buying prepaid cellphone wireless service Boost Mobile from U.S. carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
2019-05-31, 08:42

Exclusive: Deutsche Bank braced for continued Fed restrictions on U.S. business - sources Deutsche Bank AG executives expect U.S. regulators to continue to impose restrictions on its Wall Street investment bank even if it passes an annual health check, three sources familiar with the matte...
2019-06-20, 23:14

Exclusive - Codelco's Chuquicamata smelter restart delayed until end-October: sources The reactivation of a smelter belonging to Chile's state-run Codelco, the world's top copper producer, will be further delayed until the end of October this year after missing a previous target of Apr...
2019-08-02, 02:42

Exclusive: Buyout firm CD&R pursues bid with PPG for Buffett-backed Axalta - sources Buyout firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC is in talks to partner with U.S. paint maker PPG Industries Inc to make an acquisition offer for Axalta Coating Systems Inc, the U.S. coatings company whose la...
2019-09-17, 19:56

Exclusive: TikTok owner ByteDance's H1 revenue better than expected at over $7 billion - sources China's ByteDance, owner of video-sharing app TikTok and one of the world's most valuable unicorns, booked revenue of 50-60 billion yuan ($7 billion to $8.4 billion) in a better-than-expected result f...
2019-09-30, 17:42

Exclusive: Airbus, Boeing indicate they may pull out of Canada fighter jet race - sources Airbus SE and Boeing Co may pull out of a bidding process to supply Canada with new fighter jets because they say the contest is unfairly tilted toward Lockheed Martin Corp, two sources with direct kn...
2019-07-08, 22:56

Exclusive: Exxon eyes UK North Sea exit after 50-year presence - sources Exxon Mobil is considering an exit from the British North Sea after more than 50 years in the oil and gas basin as it focuses on U.S. shale production and new projects....
2019-08-13, 17:00

Exclusive: Citgo to appoint new CEO to navigate political, legal turmoil - sources Citgo Petroleum Corp has selected Carlos Jorda as its next chief executive, according to three people familiar with the matter, turning to a seasoned refinery expert and native Venezuelan to run a com...
2019-08-13, 17:00

Syrian air defences respond to rebel drones in Hama province: state TV Syrian air defences responded on Tuesday to drones launched by rebels near a helipad in Jubb Ramlah village in Hama province, Syrian state TV reported, describing the rebels as "terrorists"....
2019-06-04, 22:00

Syrian state media claims Israeli airstrikes hit sites near Damascus Regime says air defences confronted the attack, which was launched from Lebanese airspaceFour civilians have been killed and 21 injured in Israeli missile strikes near Damascus, Syria’s state news age...
2019-07-01, 09:14

Syrian state media: Israeli missile strike kills four civilians Israeli warplanes fired missiles targeting Syrian military positions in Homs and the Damascus outskirts in an attack that killed at least four civilians and wounded another 21, Syrian state media said...
2019-07-01, 04:28

Germany: Syrian faces Islamic State-linked terrorism charges BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors in Germany say a 31-year-old Syrian citizen faces terrorism charges for joining the Islamic State group in Syria. Fares A.B., whose last name wasn’t released for privac...
2019-06-19, 11:42

Syrian Kurds hand over French, Dutch Islamic State orphans A Syrian Kurdish official says authorities in northeastern Syria have handed 12 French and two Dutch orphans whose fathers were killed fighting for the Islamic State group back to their countries....
2019-06-10, 12:56

Exclusive: Mexico moves to launch world's largest oil hedge program - sources Mexico has made the first moves to launch its annual $1 billion oil hedging program by asking banks for quotes, sources familiar with the deal said, while buying in financial oil options contracts for...
2019-09-05, 22:14

Exclusive: Ping An-backed Lufax to ditch P2P lending on regulatory woes - sources Lufax, one of China's largest online wealth management platforms that is backed by financial giant Ping An Insurance , plans to exit its once-core peer-to-peer lending (P2P) business, three sources wi...
2019-07-18, 12:14

Exclusive: Foxconn exploring sale of $8.8 billion display plant in China - sources Taiwan's Foxconn is exploring the sale of its upcoming $8.8 billion display panel factory in China, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as demand for the product wanes amid an intensifying U...
2019-08-02, 07:28

Exclusive: Wells Fargo board weighs keeping interim CEO in place - sources Wells Fargo & Co board members are considering keeping interim Chief Executive Allen Parker in the job permanently even after saying they would seek an outsider to fill the role, according to two sour...
2019-06-06, 01:00

Exclusive: Australia concluded China was behind hack on parliament, political parties – sources    Australian intelligence determined China was responsible for a cyber-attack on its national parliament and three largest political parties before the general election in May, five people with direct k...
2019-09-16, 05:42

Exclusive: Repsol in advanced talks to buy Exxon assets in Gulf of Mexico - sources Spanish oil giant Repsol SA is in advanced talks to acquire some deepwater assets in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico from Exxon Mobil Corp for about $1 billion, three people familiar with the matter said on M...
2019-09-10, 07:00

Exclusive: FAA tells U.N. aviation agency 737 MAX ungrounding in U.S. could happen by late June - sources U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) representatives told members of the United Nations' aviation agency they expect an ungrounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets in the United States as early as l...
2019-05-24, 04:00

Exclusive: Trump administration tries to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy - sources President Donald Trump's administration has been scrambling to stem the tide of rising anger in Farm Belt states after its decision this month to allow numerous oil refiners to mix less ethanol into t...
2019-08-20, 21:42

Exclusive: Western intelligence hacked 'Russia's Google' Yandex to spy on accounts - sources Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people wi...
2019-06-27, 20:56

Exclusive: U.S. pursues sale of over $2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, sources say, angering China The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, sparking anger from Beijing which is already invol...
2019-06-06, 13:56

Exclusive: We Company CEO Neumann starts talks on his role at WeWork parent - sources WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann has started talks with board directors and investors to discuss his future role, including the possibility of giving up his title as chief executive of the U.S. office-s...
2019-09-23, 17:42

Exclusive: Morgan Stanley likely to gain majority control of China securities JV in H2 - sources Morgan Stanley is likely to get regulatory approval for owning a majority stake in its Chinese securities joint venture in the second half of this year, people with direct knowledge of the matter tol...
2019-06-28, 08:56

Exclusive: PES may report toxic chemical release in June refinery blast -sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions was expected to report to government officials on Friday that the toxic chemical hydrofluoric acid may have been released from its refinery in June, when a series of blas...
2019-08-02, 23:14

Exclusive: Jaitley unlikely to remain Indian finance minister in Modi's new term - sources India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is unlikely to continue in his current role due to poor health as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his second term, according to four sources with knowledge of...
2019-05-24, 13:28

Exclusive: Valve to fight EU antitrust charges, five videogame publishers to settle: sources Valve Corp, owner of the world's largest video game distribution platform "Steam", plans to fight EU antitrust charges of preventing cross-border trade, unlike five video game publishers which plan to...
2019-08-29, 22:14

Exclusive: Buyout firms KKR, Blackstone among bidders for Philippine hospitals group - sources Buyout firms KKR , Blackstone and CVC are among bidders competing for a stake in the hospital unit of Philippines' Metro Pacific Investments Corp , people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
2019-08-16, 13:28

Exclusive: Aviva's Asian units attract interest from global suitors - sources German insurer Allianz, Nippon Life and MS&AD Insurance are vying with rivals to buy the Singapore and Vietnam businesses of Britain's Aviva in a deal likely to be worth up to $2.5 billion, sources sa...
2019-09-24, 14:00

Exclusive: Saudi Aramco lures sovereign funds to hit $2 trillion IPO valuation - sources State-owned Saudi Aramco has approached Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), Singapore's GIC and other sovereign wealth funds to invest in the domestic leg of the oil giant's listing at it seeks to ...
2019-09-26, 15:42

Exclusive: U.S. pursues sale of over $2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, sources say, in test for China The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war bet...
2019-06-06, 06:00

Exclusive: U.S. congressional probe finds possible lapses in Deutsche Bank controls - sources U.S. congressional investigators have identified possible failures in Deutsche Bank AG's money laundering controls in its dealings with Russian oligarchs, after the lender handed over a trove of tran...
2019-09-06, 16:14

Exclusive: White House preparing order that would cut drug prices for Medicare - sources U.S. President Donald Trump is considering a sweeping executive order that would cut prices on virtually all branded prescription drugs sold to Medicare and other government programs, according to tw...
2019-07-25, 01:00

Exclusive: Cigna seeks sale of group benefits insurance business - sources U.S. health insurer Cigna Corp is exploring a sale of its group benefits insurance business, which could be valued at as much as $6 billion, four people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
2019-08-20, 18:28

Exclusive: Germany's Bayer seeks animal health merger with Elanco - sources Bayer has approached U.S. drug firm Elanco Animal Health to discuss a possible combination of their pet-health businesses to create an industry giant, three sources familiar with the matter told Reu...
2019-07-09, 20:14

Exclusive: China warns India of 'reverse sanctions' if Huawei is blocked - sources China has told India not to block its Huawei Technologies from doing business in the country, warning there could be consequences for Indian firms operating in China, sources with knowledge of the mat...
2019-08-06, 20:14

Exclusive: JPMorgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma - sources JPMorgan Chase & Co has cut ties with Purdue Pharma LP over the OxyContin maker's alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, forcing it to find a new bank to manage cash and bill payments, people familia...
2019-05-23, 21:56

Exclusive: Operator of Venezuelan PDVSA's fleet seeks to detain tankers: document, sources German shipping firm Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has moved to legally detain three of Venezuelan PDVSA's oil tankers to collect on late payments owed to it by the state-run oil company, acco...
2019-05-23, 21:56

Exclusive: Exxon's $53 billion Iraq deal hit by contract snags, Iran tensions - sources Just weeks ago, U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil looked poised to move ahead with a $53 billion project to boost Iraq's oil output at its southern fields, a milestone in the company's ambitions to expand ...
2019-06-21, 10:14

Exclusive: Grab in talks to merge Indonesian payment firms to overtake Gojek - sources SoftBank-backed ride hailer Grab is in talks to merge OVO, an Indonesian digital payments firm in which it owns shares, with an Ant Financial-backed local peer to build heft and power ahead of archriv...
2019-09-11, 11:14

Exclusive: Antitrust probers in Congress ask Spotify to detail alleged Apple abuses - sources U.S. lawmakers have requested information from Apple critic Spotify as part of an antitrust probe, according to two sources briefed on the investigation into allegations the iPhone maker engages in a...
2019-10-04, 22:28

Exclusive: Arbitration court rejects India's plea in case against Nissan - sources, document The Permanent Court of Arbitration in Singapore has rejected India's argument that the court does not have the jurisdiction to rule on a case brought against India by Japan's Nissan Motor, according t...
2019-05-29, 13:14

Exclusive: Ping An-backed Lufax to ditch P2P lending amid regulatory woes - sources Lufax, one of China's largest online wealth management platforms that is backed by financial giant Ping An Insurance , plans to exit its once-core peer-to-peer lending (P2P) business, three sources wi...
2019-07-18, 10:42

Exclusive: Purdue Pharma nears partial opioid settlement, bankruptcy filing - sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is nearing a partial agreement to resolve widespread litigation over its alleged role in fueling the U.S. opioid crisis and plans to tussle with states opposing its se...
2019-09-11, 20:56

Exclusive: Shared Afghanistan interests create opening for U.S.-Iran back channel - sources Western intermediaries are trying to persuade arch foes Iran and the United States to cooperate on bolstering security in Afghanistan as U.S. President Donald Trump seeks to extract America from its l...
2019-08-18, 06:00

Exclusive: Boeing seeking to reduce scope, duration of some physical tests for new aircraft - sources Boeing Co engineers are reducing the scope and duration of certain costly physical tests used to certify the planemaker's new aircraft, according to industry sources and regulatory officials....
2019-06-16, 12:56

Exclusive: T-Mobile prepares for Boost auction if Dish Network talks stall - sources T-Mobile US Inc is preparing an alternative plan if a deal to sell wireless assets to Dish Network Corp falls through, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
2019-06-20, 03:42

Exclusive: Tencent and Riot Games developing mobile version of League of Legends - sources China's Tencent Holdings Ltd is working with its U.S. unit Riot Games to develop a mobile version of "League of Legends", the world's most popular desktop-based game, three sources with knowledge of t...
2019-05-22, 12:14

Exclusive: Canada set to postpone Huawei 5G decision to after vote, given sour ties with China - sources Canada is likely to postpone a decision on whether to allow China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to supply 5G network equipment until after the October federal election, given increasingly strained rela...
2019-07-15, 20:28

Exclusive: Hackers apparently linked to Iran tried to intrude in Trump 2020 campaign: sources A hacking group that appears to be linked to the Iranian government attempted to break into U.S. President Donald Trump's re-election campaign but were unsuccessful, sources familiar with the operatio...
2019-10-04, 22:28

Exclusive: Alibaba postpones up to $15 billion Hong Kong listing amid protests: sources China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has delayed its up to $15 billion listing in Hong Kong amid growing political unrest in the Asian financial hub, two people with knowledge ...
2019-08-21, 10:00

Exclusive: U.S. tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules - sources The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, wide...
2019-06-20, 01:28

Exclusive: Italian prosecutors widen probe over safety of Atlantia-operated bridges - sources Italian prosecutors have widened an inquiry into suspected safety breaches at subsidiaries of Atlantia ATL.MI to include more employees and viaducts than they identified last month, two sources close ...
2019-10-01, 21:00

Exclusive: Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs poised to lead Airbnb's listing - sources Short-term home rental company Airbnb Inc is set to hire Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs Group Inc as joint lead advisers on its planned stock market flotation next year, people familiar with the......
2019-10-03, 03:00

Exclusive: Nissan, Dongfeng in talks to form fleet-management venture with Didi - sources Nissan Motor Co and its China partner Dongfeng Group are in talks with Didi Chuxing to launch a joint venture to manage car fleets for Didi's ride-hailing and car-sharing services, five people familia...
2019-06-27, 22:42

Exclusive: Trump orders cabinet to assuage farmer unrest over biofuel policy - sources President Donald Trump ordered cabinet members on Monday to stem the tide of rising anger in Iowa and other Farm Belt states over his administration's decision to allow numerous oil refiners to mix le...
2019-08-20, 19:42

Exclusive: Tencent and Riot Games developing mobile version of League of Legends -sources China's Tencent Holdings Ltd is working with its U.S. unit Riot Games to develop a mobile version of "League of Legends", the world's most popular desktop-based game, three sources with knowledge of t...
2019-05-22, 18:56

Exclusive: Boeing, grappling with uneven 737 supply chain, targets 52 per month in February - sources Boeing Co has told suppliers it will resume production of its best-selling 737 jets at a rate of 52 aircraft per month in February 2020, then stepping up to a record 57 jets monthly in June, three pe...
2019-08-22, 20:42

Syrian army opens corridor for people to leave rebel bastion: state media Syrian government forces opened a corridor on Thursday for people who want to leave insurgent territory in northwest Syria, where the army has mounted air and ground attacks, state media said....
2019-08-22, 12:00

Exclusive: Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks - sources Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledg...
2019-06-12, 02:56

Exclusive: Amid crisis, China rejected Hong Kong plan to appease protesters - sources Earlier this summer, Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, submitted a report to Beijing that assessed protesters' five key demands and found that withdrawing a contentious extradition bill co...
2019-08-30, 16:42

Exclusive: Foxconn eyes sale of $8.8 billion China plant amid trade war woes - sources Taiwan's Foxconn is exploring the sale of its new $8.8 billion display panel factory in China, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as demand for the product wanes amid an intensifying U.S.-C...
2019-08-02, 08:14

Exclusive: Tinder breaks into scripted original content, wraps filming first video series - sources Popular dating app Tinder has wrapped filming on its first television series, as owner Match Group Inc seeks to dive deeper into creating original content, people with direct knowledge of the project ...
2019-09-16, 21:42

Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another . The post Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post...
2019-05-27, 21:56

Syrian crisis topped talks between Egyptian president, Saudi crown prince: Egypt's state TV The Syrian crisis topped the talks held between Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the sidelines of the G20 summit, Egypt's state TV said on Saturday...
2019-06-29, 09:28

Exclusive: Brazil's Petrobras refineries sale lures trading companies, PetroChina, Saudi Aramco - sources Brazil's planned privatization of eight Petroleo Brasileiro SA refineries has lured several of the world's largest trading and oil companies as prospective bidders, two sources with knowledge of the ...
2019-08-27, 05:28

Exclusive: Aramco Trading sells first U.S. West Texas Light crude to South Korea's Hyundai - sources Aramco Trading Company (ATC) sold its first-ever cargo of U.S. West Texas Light (WTL) crude, with a South Korean refiner the buyer, as the Saudi Aramco unit expands its U.S. oil dealings to boost trad...
2019-08-28, 09:28

Exclusive: As North Korea expands arsenal, Japan's missile defense shield faces unforeseen costs - sources Additional tests may add at least $500 million to Japan's price tag for two U.S.-built ballistic missile interceptor stations that could struggle to shoot down the latest North Korean missile types, f...
2019-09-27, 10:14

Oklahoma State’s wild 6-5 win over Texas Tech forces Game 3 LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Noah Sifrit raced home on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning and Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 6-5 on Saturday night to force a deciding Game 3 in the NCAA Super Reg...
2019-06-09, 06:56

Islamic State attacks kill seven security forces in Iraq At least seven members of Iraq's security forces were killed and 16 wounded overnight in two separate attacks by Islamic State militants, police said on Thursday....
2019-08-01, 11:28

Trump: Kurdish-led forces may intentionally be releasing Islamic State militants U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that Kurdish-led forces in northeast Syria might be releasing captive Islamic State militants to lure U.S. troops back to the area, adding that they could be...
2019-10-14, 16:56

Oklahoma State's wild 6-5 win over Texas Tech forces Game 3 Noah Sifrit raced home on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning and Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 6-5 to force a deciding Game 3 in the NCAA Super Regional      ...
2019-06-09, 06:00

Islamic State attacks kill seven security forces in Iraq: police At least seven members of Iraq's security forces were killed and 16 wounded overnight in two separate attacks by Islamic State militants, police said on Thursday....
2019-08-01, 11:56

Exclusive: Aaron Rodgers has new MVP 'Mahomie' in State Farm ads State Farm will release a new series of commercials -- three, 30-second spots -- two of which bring reigning NFL MVP Mahomes into the player-agent spat between Rodgers and his make-believe player rep ...
2019-09-05, 16:14

Exclusive: Islamic State suspects sent by U.S. from Syria to Iraq U.S. forces have quietly sent at least 30 suspected foreign Islamic State fighters captured in Syria last year and in late 2017 to stand trial in Iraq, interviews with the men, Iraqi sources and court...
2019-05-29, 10:56

State Dept. Forces Out Official Who Worked on Plan That Led to Ex-Employer's Arms Deals The State Department has forced out a senior official who played a role in crafting a plan that led to billions of dollars going to the defense firm he formerly represented as a lobbyist, according to...
2019-06-06, 01:28

Islamic State claims car bombs at Libya's eastern forces camp in Derna Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit belonging to the eastern forces of the Libyan National Army (LNA) in Derna earlier this week,...
2019-06-07, 02:56

Phone companies and state attorneys general join forces to fight robocalls US consumers receive as many as 350,000 unwanted calls every three minutes, according to the FCC. Despite multiple efforts to end the onslaught, an estimated 4.7 billion robocalls hit American phones ...
2019-08-23, 00:42

Turkey says Kurdish forces emptied Islamic State prison in northeast Syria Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Monday Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters had emptied a jail holding Islamic State prisoners in a part of Syria where Ankara is mounting an offensive, and that th...
2019-10-14, 16:56

Exclusive: Deutsche Bank has discussed adding assets to bad bank if sales go well - sources Some senior Deutsche Bank AG officials have discussed the possibility of putting additional problematic assets worth billions of euros into a unit it created earlier this year, if the bank is able to...
2019-09-19, 11:00

As Turkish forces advance in northeast Syria, Russia warns of Islamic State revival Russia, the United Nations and Western nations have expressed concern over the rise of the Islamic State in northeast Syria following the Turkish-led incursion....
2019-10-12, 18:56

Islamic State family members escape camp as Turkey-backed forces close in: Kurdish-led authority An offensive by Turkey and its Syrian allies is nearing a camp for displaced people in northern Syria holding thousands of members of "Islamic State families", some of whom have managed to escape afte...
2019-10-13, 10:42

State Department's policy planning chief 'fired': sources The head of policy planning at the State Department, Kiron Skinner, was fired on Thursday after nearly a year in the job, according to two sources familiar with the decision....
2019-08-03, 03:42

Exclusive: Banned Russian athletics coach wins state contracts for sports facility Russian race walking coach Viktor Chegin, who was banned for life for doping in 2016, has won state contracts to provide security at a sports venue where he was formerly head coach, procurement docume...
2019-06-06, 16:56

Exclusive: U.S. state attorneys general plan lawsuit to stop Sprint and T-Mobile merger At least 10 state attorneys general plan to jointly file a lawsuit as soon as Tuesday to stop the $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile, a deal that would reduce the number of nationwide wireless ...
2019-06-11, 17:56

Exclusive: Secretary of State Pompeo Declines to Sign Risky Afghan Peace Deal The U.S. is closing in on a deal with the Taliban that is designed to wind down America’s 18-year war in Afghanistan, but the best indication of how risky the pact may be is this: Secretary of S...
2019-09-04, 21:56

Mamata Banerjee To Meet PM Modi, State Issues On Agenda, Say Sources Banegal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is coming to Delhi tomorrow to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Wednesday's meeting between the two leaders -- their first since the Lok Sabha elections --......
2019-09-16, 15:42

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals: sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies tha...
2019-05-24, 00:42

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals -sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies tha...
2019-05-24, 03:28

Ted Cruz: John Bolton ouster may signal 'deep state forces' winning fight to salvage Obama Iran deal Sen. Ted Cruz openly speculated that "deep state forces" may have influenced President Trump's decision to force out national security adviser John Bolton....
2019-09-11, 21:14

Exclusive: Libyan state oil firm cuts back fuel supplies to east amid battle over capital Libya's state oil firm has restricted kerosene supplies to areas controlled by eastern commander Khalifa Haftar in what diplomats and oil officials said was an attempt to prevent his troops using them...
2019-09-06, 13:56

Pompeo could 'pull a Kissinger' and replace Bolton while remaining secretary of state: Sources As President Trump begins considering replacements for former national security adviser John Bolton, sources close to the administration say it's possible Trump will make an unusual pick and ask Secre...
2019-09-11, 21:14

Salesforce open sources research to advance state of the art in AI for common sense reasoning Deep learning is great for many applications, but common sense reasoning is not one of them. New research from Salesforce promises to alleviate this, advancing previous results by a considerable margi...
2019-06-27, 19:14

UPDATE 1-New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals -sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies tha...
2019-05-24, 03:28

U.S. forces will not defend Kurdish forces in Syria: U.S. official The United States informed the commander of the Kurdish-led SDF forces in Syria on Monday morning that U.S. forces will not defend them from Turkish attacks anywhere, a U.S. official told Reuters ahea...
2019-10-07, 11:28

Bridging the gap between developers and operations, or not Tech vendors such as VMware are rolling out tools to facilitate closer collaboration between the developer and operations teams with in an organisation, but not everyone believes this is necessarily a...
2019-08-30, 05:14

Industry 4.0: for smarter operations Industry 4.0 has caused an evolution in technology. We’ve witnessed the impact across sectors including the supply chain, manufacturing and safety, bringing an unprecedented rise in data availa...
2019-07-24, 14:14

3M to take about $160 mln charge as it deconsolidates Venezuelan operations 3M Co said on Tuesday it would incur a pretax charge of about $160 million, or 27 cents per share, in the second quarter, as the company suspended local operations in Venezuela....
2019-06-11, 22:28

Behind the GM strike: Declining productivity at U.S. operations General Motors Co's U.S. workforce productivity has declined since the automaker recovered from a 2009 bankruptcy, even as its profit per employee has risen, a Reuters analysis shows....
2019-10-04, 01:14

Greenpeace activists halt BP's North Sea oil rig Greenpeace activists said on Sunday they halted the progress of an oil rig destined for BP Plc's North Sea exploration program off the coast of Scotland....
2019-06-10, 00:42

DOJ will ask Facebook to halt end-to-end encryption plans The Department of Justice is set to ask Facebook to pause plans for end-to-end encryption across all of its messaging services. It will urge the company not to move forward "without ensuring that ther...
2019-10-03, 23:14

Canada suspends operations at Venezuela embassy Canada has temporarily shut its embassy in Venezuela, saying President Nicolas Maduro's government is refusing to renew visas for Canadian diplomats. Ottawa is also reviewing the status of Venezuelan ...
2019-06-03, 08:42

U.S. Companies Say Trade War Is Hitting China Operations More American companies are hurting as the U.S.-China trade war intensifies, a new survey of businesses shows, with many saying they are losing sales in China and either slowing or canceling investmen...
2019-08-29, 20:14

Sports Illustrated’s media operations just got sold — again Sports Illustrated’s media operations have been sold again. Authentic Brands Group — a licensing firm headed by Jamie Salter that acquired the venerable brand late last month from Meredith Corp. for $...
2019-06-17, 17:56

Biden cancer group shuts down operations The Biden Cancer Initiative, a non-profit organization started by former Vice President Joe Biden to support cancer prevention and research, said on Monday it suspended operations last week, two and a...
2019-07-15, 21:00

Canada suspending operations at embassy in Venezuela TORONTO (AP) — Canada is suspending operations at its embassy in Venezuela. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a statement Sunday that Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro’s regime ̶...
2019-06-03, 02:56

No impact from Broome earthquake on Australia oil, gas operations Oil and gas operations onshore and offshore Western Australia were unaffected by a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that struck off the northern coast of the state on Sunday, the country's offshore petroleum ...
2019-07-15, 08:14

Mexico says 122 Mexicans detained in Mississippi operations Mexico's foreign ministry said on Thursday that 122 Mexicans had been detained in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi as part of sweeping U.S. immigration operations....
2019-08-09, 03:56

Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations - WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing pe...
2019-07-14, 08:56

Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations: WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, ...
2019-07-14, 12:42

UN: 5,287 killings in Venezuela security operations in 2018 The U.N. human rights chief says in a new report that Venezuela’s government has acknowledged nearly 5,300 killings during security operations last year, saying the deaths stemmed from “resistance to ...
2019-07-04, 20:14

Bolton Says U.S. Is Expanding Offensive Cyber Operations The U.S. intends to expand offensive cyberoperations to counter digital economic espionage and other commercial hacks, White House national security adviser John Bolton said at The Wall Street Journal...
2019-06-13, 18:14

Economy Has Come To A Halt Under Narendra Modi Government: CPM CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Friday attacked the BJP-led government at the Centre, saying indicators show that the economy has "ground to a halt"....
2019-08-02, 09:28

Saudi Oil Attacks Could Halt Natural-Gas Rally Natural-gas prices have recovered from their summer swoon, but analysts and investors are skeptical that the gains will last, particularly after the attacks on Saudi oil facilities....
2019-09-20, 16:42

Federer recovers to halt Kyrgios at Laver Cup "Roger Federer maintained his 100% Laver Cup record against Nick Kyrgios on Saturday with a thrilling 6-7(5) 7-5 10-7 victory over the Australian to give Team Europe a 5-3 lead."...
2019-09-21, 19:56

| Federer disappointed as US Open run comes to abrupt halt Roger Federer struggled to hide his disappointment after his bid for a first US Open title since 2008 ended abruptly with a five-set loss to Grigor Dimitrov in the quarter-finals....
2019-09-04, 07:42

Homebuilding came to a halt at end of 2018: Taylor Morrison CEO CNBC's Diana Olick sat down with Sheryl Palmer, Taylor Morrison CEO, at CNBC's Capital Exchange event to discuss the current state of the homebuilding industry....
2019-05-22, 00:00

Walmart to halt sales of vaping products Walmart announced Friday it will stop selling all e-cigarettes after health officials linked at least seven deaths and hundreds of illnesses to vaping products....
2019-09-21, 03:14

Could targeting this enzyme halt ovarian cancer? Scientists have identified an enzyme that promotes cell proliferation in the most common and lethal ovarian cancer and could serve as a treatment target....
2019-07-17, 05:14

Osaka brings Gauff's New York run to a halt Defending champion Naomi Osaka brought American teen Coco Gauff's captivating U.S. Open run to a swift end with a 6-3 6-0 win on Saturday to secure her spot in the fourth round....
2019-09-01, 03:42

Brandon Nimmo’s rehab comes to crashing halt It’s a pain in the neck. Brandon Nimmo was a late scratch from the lineup Friday night for Triple-A Syracuse with neck soreness, the Mets said. He will be reevaluated on Saturday. Nimmo has been on th...
2019-06-15, 10:42

Thunderstorms grind area airports to a halt Area airports were slammed with hours-long delays Sunday night after severe thunderstorms battered the Tri-State. The storms packed a punch with the threat of 60 mph winds and penny-sized hail when th...
2019-06-03, 08:14

MoviePass to Halt as Parent Explores Possible Sale MoviePass parent Helios & Matheson plans to “explore all strategic and financial alternatives,” including a sale or reorganization, and said MoviePass would stop service, effective Saturday....
2019-09-14, 02:56

Volvo and Geely to merge combustion engine operations News 7 Oct, 2019 Volvo and Geely to combine combustion engine production into a single stand-alone business, allowing Volvo to focus on electrification...
2019-10-08, 02:00

American Airlines restructures operations and commercial teams American Airlines Group Inc said on Thursday it would restructure its operations and commercial teams and announced a host of new appointments as the No. 1 U.S. airline increases focus on revenue gro...
2019-10-10, 20:14

TD Bank Group's Profit Lifted by U.S. Retail Operations Toronto-Dominion Bank Group joined its largest Canadian rival in slowing spending during its fiscal third quarter amid macroeconomic uncertainty and falling interest rates, which pressured margins....
2019-08-29, 21:56

Huawei Plans Extensive Layoffs at Its US Operations: Report Huawei is planning extensive layoffs in the US as the company grapples with its US blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-07-15, 08:28

Surgeons not good at predicting benefit from knee operations (Reuters Health) - Surgeons are no better at determining which patients might benefit from operations to treat torn knee cartilage than if they just flipped a coin, a new study suggests....
2019-08-16, 16:14

Operations In J&K Being Conducted In Professional, Dedicated Manner: Army The Army on Thursday said its operations in Jammu and Kashmir are conducted in a professional and dedicated manner and the force has a code of conduct which values human dignity....
2019-06-20, 14:28

Canada to Suspend Diplomatic Operations at Embassy in Venezuela Canada said Sunday it was temporarily suspending its diplomatic operations in Venezuela, and planned to evaluate the status of Venezuelan diplomats in Ottawa....
2019-06-03, 17:42

Behind the GM strike: Declining productivity at U.S. operations: Reuters analysis General Motors Co's U.S. workforce productivity has declined since the automaker recovered from a 2009 bankruptcy, even as its profit per employee has risen, a Reuters analysis shows....
2019-10-03, 23:42

Behind the GM strike: Declining productivity at U.S. operations -Reuters analysis General Motors Co's U.S. workforce productivity has declined since the automaker recovered from a 2009 bankruptcy, even as its profit per employee has risen, a Reuters analysis shows....
2019-10-04, 00:56

Storm could become first hurricane of season and is already shutting down energy operations The U.S. energy industry has halted about a third of Gulf of Mexico oil production and expects more disruptions, as the industry braces for the first hurricane of the year....
2019-07-10, 22:28

Trump EPA proposes easing methane limits at oil and gas operations The Trump administration on Thursday proposed rescinding Obama-era limits on oil and gas industry emissions of methane, one of the main pollutants scientists link to climate change....
2019-08-29, 21:28

Timeline: Turkey’s military operations in Iraq and Syria Turkey's armed forces have conducted several large-scale military operations over the decades in northern Iraq and northern Syria against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Syrian Kurdish YPG militia...
2019-10-12, 09:56

Barrick could sell some of Acacia Mining's operations after takeover -CEO Barrick Gold could sell some mining assets owned by Acacia Mining after it gains full control of its African unit, chief executive Mark Bristow told Reuters....
2019-07-19, 16:00

Cryptocurrency Exchange Koinex Shuts Operations: 10 Things To Know Cryptocurrency exchange Koinex on Thursday announced its decision to shut down all of its digital assets exchange services and operations. In a series of posts on microblogging site Twitter, Koinex......
2019-06-27, 23:14

UPDATE 1-Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations - WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing pe...
2019-07-14, 14:42

UAE's BPGIC to expand storage capacity, refinery operations The United Arab Emirates' Brooge Petroleum and Gas Investment Co. (BPGIC) plans to boost crude oil storage capacity and expand refining facilities after managing to lease additional land in Fujairah f...
2019-10-10, 09:14

2 big US coal companies combine Wyoming, Colorado operations Two of the world’s largest coal producers have announced they will combine mining operations in Wyoming and Colorado in an attempt to improve their competitiveness against growing competition fr...
2019-06-19, 19:28

Early after routine heart procedures, other operations become riskier (Reuters Health) - Patients who have so-called percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures to restore blood flow to the heart may be more likely to have complications with non-cardiac surgery ...
2019-08-31, 07:28

Maker Faire halts operations and lays off all staff Financial troubles have forced Maker Media, the company behind crafting publication MAKE: magazine as well as the science and art festival Maker Faire, to lay off its entire staff of 22 and pause all ...
2019-06-08, 07:28

Hindon Airport Near Delhi Begins Operations Today Hindon Airport: The first flight to Pithoragarh from Hindon will be from the Heritage Aviation company, which plans to launch flights for Dehradun, Hubli, Shimla and other popular tourist......
2019-10-11, 10:56

Fitbit to shift manufacturing operations outside of China from January Wearable device maker Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it plans to shift its manufacturing operations outside of China for effectively all of its trackers and smart watches from January, in response to th...
2019-10-09, 18:00

ICE announces hundreds of migrants arrested in raid operations The Trump administration announced Tuesday that in a period of just over two months, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested more than 900 people who had remained in the country despite bein...
2019-07-23, 20:28

Twins conjoined by skulls separated after 50 hours of operations Two-year-old twins who were joined by their skulls and blood vessels have been successfully separated after having three major operations at a London hospital....
2019-07-15, 19:56

Struggling Beauty Giant Coty to Restructure Operations Cosmetics-and-fragrance giant Coty said it would restructure its operations and take a $3 billion write-down on the multibillion-dollar beauty business it acquired nearly three years ago from Procter ...
2019-07-01, 17:28

Newspapers, digital news operations hit with layoffs as disruption About 1 in 4 American newspapers did layoffs in 2018 as the media continued to grapple with falling revenue, according to a Pew Research Center study.       ...
2019-08-01, 16:28

How Soon Can Oil and Gas Operations Begin In the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? The oil and gas industry is one step closer to accessing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Bureau of Land Management released the final environmental impact statement for oil and gas drilling o...
2019-09-14, 06:28

Pemex debt operations refinance liabilities of $20.1 bln - ministry Recent operations to reduce the debt burden of Mexican state oil company Pemex have refinanced liabilities worth $20.1 billion, Mexico's finance ministry said on Friday....
2019-10-11, 18:28

Trump presses U.S. companies to close China operations President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ordering U.S. companies to look at ways to close their operations in China and make more of their products in the United States instead, sending U.S. marke...
2019-08-24, 05:14

General Motors cuts some 350 jobs in Thailand operations General Motors has cut about 350 jobs from its Thai subsidiary's operations, a labor representative said on Friday, slashing more than 15% of the workforce for the U.S. automaker that has two factori...
2019-08-31, 00:14

Trump EPA proposes scrapping methane limits at oil and gas operations The Trump administration on Thursday proposed rescinding Obama-era limits on oil and gas industry emissions of methane, one of the main pollutants scientists link to climate change, a move that drew b...
2019-08-29, 23:00

US Restricts Flight Operations After Iran Shoots Down Drone Washington on Thursday barred American civilian flights from Tehran-controlled airspace over the Gulf and Gulf of Oman "until further notice" after Iran shot down a US military drone....
2019-06-21, 10:14

U.S. expels two of Cuba's U.N. diplomats, citing 'influence operations' The Trump administration on Thursday ordered the expulsion from the United States of two members of Cuba's delegation to the United Nations and restricted travel of the remaining mission members to Ma...
2019-09-20, 02:00

LSU unveils jaw-dropping renovations to its Football Operations Building LSU's Football Operations Building has received around $28 million worth of renovations and expansions. They unveiled the work on Sunday.       ...
2019-07-22, 04:28

Volvo, Geely to merge combustion engine operations Volvo Cars will merge its engine development and manufacturing assets with those of parent Geely, creating a division to supply in-house brands Lotus, LEVC, Lynk and Proton, and also potential rivals ...
2019-10-07, 12:00

HK airport says it has injunction to stop protesters obstructing operations Hong Kong's Airport Authority said on Wednesday it had obtained an interim injunction to restrain people from "unlawfully and wilfully obstructing" the operations of the city's international airport a...
2019-08-14, 07:00

RPT-Behind the GM strike: Declining productivity at U.S. operations -Reuters analysis General Motors Co's U.S. workforce productivity has declined since the automaker recovered from a 2009 bankruptcy, even as its profit per employee has risen, a Reuters analysis shows....
2019-10-04, 13:00

Osaka brings Gauff's New York run to abrupt halt "Defending champion Naomi Osaka brought American teen Coco Gauff\u0027s captivating U.S. Open run to a swift end with a 6-3 6-0 win on Saturday to secure her spot in the fourth round."...
2019-09-01, 15:56

Mexico military police halt migrant caravan on its way to U.S. Mexico's military police on Saturday halted and turned back a caravan of up to 2,000 migrants from Africa, the Caribbean and Central America, hours after they embarked toward the United States, accord...
2019-10-13, 05:00

Can we halt multiple sclerosis? Catherine Lubetzki is finding out how People affected by multiple sclerosis hold the key to understanding the condition, says Catherine Lubetzki, and she hopes her work could one day stop MS in its tracks...
2019-08-28, 11:14

Cancer worries halt shipments of generic Zantac A division of Novartis is reportedly halting distribution of generic Zantac pills amid concerns about an ingredient possibly linked to cancer.       ...
2019-09-20, 13:14

Boeing May "Temporarily" Halt MAX Production If Grounding Extended Boeing could further scale back output on the 737 MAX or even "temporarily" halt production if the grounding is extended much beyond current expectations, the company's chief executive said Wednesday....
2019-07-24, 22:56

Fate of bid to halt Oklahoma's permitless carry law is unclear Thousands of signatures for a petition to stop a law that would let most Oklahomans over the age of 21 get a gun without a permit or training requirements were submitted to the Secretary of State's of...
2019-08-31, 15:42

California Bill Would Halt Facial Recognition on Bodycams A bill approved by the state senate would set a three-year moratorium on police use of recognition algorithms. Privacy advocates want a permanent ban....
2019-09-12, 12:00

Bad Weather Conditions Halt Search Ops For Missing AN-32 Plane Airborne search operations to locate the missing AN-32 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force could not be carried out today due to bad weather conditions....
2019-06-09, 18:28

UPDATE 1-Netherlands to halt Groningen gas production by 2022 The Netherlands will halt production at Groningen, Europe's largest onshore natural gas field, by 2022, eight years earlier than initially planned, the Dutch government said on Tuesday....
2019-09-10, 14:42

Boeing may cut or halt 737 output if return to service delayed - CEO Boeing does not rule out further reducing or temporarily shutting down production of its grounded 737 MAX aircraft if its estimates on the timing of a return to service have to be revised, Chief Execu...
2019-07-24, 18:14

Boeing posts biggest loss on 737 MAX, may have to halt production of jet Boeing Co posted its largest-ever quarterly loss on Wednesday due to the spiraling cost of resolving issues with its 737 MAX, warning it may have to shut production of the grounded jet completely if ...
2019-07-24, 22:14

Yemen rebels vow to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia The announcement comes a week after Houthi rebels clamed responsibility for a strike that crippled a key Saudi oil facility. The rebel group says the move is part of a peace plan to end the devastatin...
2019-09-21, 13:42

US lawmakers tell Facebook to halt the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency US lawmakers have asked Facebook to "immediately cease implementation plans" of its Libra cryptocurrency. Before it proceeds any further, the House Financial Services Committee, led by Democrat Maxine...
2019-07-03, 13:56

Pentagon Urges Turkey to Halt Its Invasion Into Syria (WASHINGTON) — An “impulsive” decision by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to invade northern Syria will further destabilize a region already caught up in civil war and puts Am...
2019-10-12, 02:28

Earthquake brings entire NBA Summer League to a halt LAS VEGAS — Friday night’s Pelicans-Knicks matchup was expected to be a showstopper, just not like this. The summer league game was halted in the middle of play with 7:53 left in the fourth quarter, t...
2019-07-06, 10:14

Walls will not halt migration: Guatemala president-elect Those who believe that walls will halt migration are mistaken, Guatemala's President-elect Alejandro Giammattei said at an event in Mexico City on Monday....
2019-10-07, 17:42

Rallies in all 50 states aim to halt anti-abortion movement in U.S. Hundreds of rallies are scheduled nationwide Tuesday to oppose new momentum in recent weeks to overturn the Supreme Court's 46-year-old ruling that makes abortion legal in the United States....
2019-05-21, 15:42

Pentagon urges Turkey to halt Syria incursion Defense Secretary Mark Esper said it was an "impulsive" decision by Turkish President Erdogan to invade northern Syria and it will further destabilize the region and put America's Syrian Kurdish partn...
2019-10-11, 20:56

Trump says no deal yet with Mexico to halt 5% tariff plan WASHINGTON (AP) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials are claiming progress in White House talks. But President Donald Trump declared it was “not nearl...
2019-06-06, 08:00

US wants Facebook to backdoor WhatsApp and halt encryption plans Extreme closeup photo of a hand holding a smartphone using WhatsApp. (credit: WhatsApp) Attorney General William Barr plans to once again make his case against end-to-end encryption for the masses, ...
2019-10-04, 13:28

The Latest: France calls for halt to fighting in Libya The Latest: France is calling for Libya’s warring sides to stop fighting and resume talks after an airstrike killed more than 40 people in a migrant detention center...
2019-07-03, 14:56

Iraq President Calls For "Halt To Escalation" After Protests Iraq's president called Monday for a "halt to escalation" and proposed a national dialogue in response to nearly a week of anti-government protests that have left more than 100 dead....
2019-10-08, 06:28

US asks Gibraltar to halt release of Iranian tanker Media in Gibraltar report that the US Department of Justice has requested a halt to the release of Grace 1, an Iranian tanker held on suspicion of shipping oil to Syria. The United States submitted a ...
2019-08-16, 13:28

Former OMB director says a halt in US consumer spending would bring on a recession Jim Nussle, a former Office of Management and Budget director, told CNBC that a strong U.S. consumer is the only thing keeping the country from recession....
2019-08-22, 02:56

Homophobic banners halt football match in France It is the second Ligue 1 fixture in 48 hours to be stopped due to anti-gay sentiments. The league has been trying to stamp out the problem, which is becoming increasingly prevalent....
2019-08-31, 12:42

British Airways grinds to a halt as pilots go on 2-day strike The flagship airline was forced to cancel nearly all flights during a 48-hour pilot strike after negotiations deadlocked over salary. About 195,000 customers were slated to fly on Monday and Tuesday....
2019-09-10, 00:42

DOJ asks Facebook to halt end-to-end encryption plans (updated) The Department of Justice is set to ask Facebook to pause plans for end-to-end encryption across all of its messaging services. It will urge the company not to move forward "without ensuring that ther...
2019-10-04, 05:56

ALEC members halt green energy proposal Take a good look at the language included in a “clean energy” resolution that came up for consideration during a recent gathering of free-market activists and compare it to a proposal known as the “Gr...
2019-09-13, 21:56

Jaguar Land Rover to halt production after Brexit JLR will close its plants for a week in November to reduce supply chain disruption following UK departure from EU Jaguar Land Rover is again planning a temporary shutdown of its main UK production pl...
2019-09-27, 14:28

SpiceJet To Shift Entire Mumbai Operations To Terminal 2 From October 1 SpiceJet's entire operations (passenger and cargo) at Mumbai Airport will be consolidated at Terminal 2from October 1, said the airline's chairman in a statement....
2019-08-21, 12:14

Plains says Cactus II pipeline to begin partial operations in late Q3 Plains All American Pipeline LP's Cactus II crude oil pipeline will begin partial service late in the third quarter of 2019, the company's Chief Operating Officer Chris Chandler said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11, 22:28

30 Killed In Bihar Rains, Rescue Operations Gain Momentum Death toll in the Bihar's rain related disaster on Tuesday mounted to 30 even as relief and rescue operations gathered momentum with improved weather conditions and assistance commissioned by the......
2019-10-02, 02:14

VMware Appoints Pradeep Nair to Lead India Operations Global enterprise software leader VMware on Friday announced to appoint Pradeep Nair as vice president and managing director for its India operations....
2019-08-02, 17:28

USS Lincoln, USS Kearsarge conduct joint operations in Persian Gulf The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln and amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge conducted joint operations with their strike groups in the Persian gulf last week amid rising tensions with Iran....
2019-05-21, 14:39

Jony Ive is reportedly leaving Apple over its stifling operations focus Insider accounts provide greater insights into the departure of Apple's design chief Jonathan Ive, who apparently chafed at Tim Cook's focus on operations.Read More...
2019-07-01, 16:14

Finnish NGO quits operations in North Korea amid sanctions A Finnish non-governmental organization has decided to end its humanitarian project in North Korea due to restrictions from international sanctions, after more than two decades of operation in the imp...
2019-06-13, 11:56

Maker Faire ceases operations amid financial trouble It's a grim time for fans of homebrew gadget creation. Maker Media, the company responsible for Maker Faires and Make:, has stopped operations and laid off all its staff. CEO Dale Dougherty exp...
2019-06-08, 22:14

Trade war dims outlook for U.S. business operations in China: survey U.S. companies doing business in China are still making profits there, but 81% say escalating trade tensions between the world's two largest economies have affected their business operations, a survey...
2019-08-30, 04:00

U.S. CDC activates emergency operations center for vaping-related illnesses The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Monday it has activated its emergency operations center to coordinate the investigation into hundreds of cases of severe lung illnesse...
2019-09-17, 00:28

CDC activating Emergency Operations Center to aid vaping crisis investigations As U.S. health officials are investigating what might be causing hundreds of serious breathing illnesses in people who use e-cigarettes and other vaping devices, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control a...
2019-09-17, 03:42

Conjoined Twin Girls Successfully Separated After 50 Hours of Operations Surgeons announced on Monday that they have separated conjoined twin sisters after multiple surgeries that took more than 50 hours to complete. Two-year-old Safa and Marwa Ullah underwent three surger...
2019-07-16, 11:56

U.S. General Motors workers to strike, likely impact Canadian operations A strike by 49,200 union workers would bring to a halt GM’s U.S. production, and would likely stop the company from making vehicles in Canada and Mexico as well....
2019-09-15, 19:14

New McLaren GT Special Operations showcase heading to Pebble Beach Bespoke division's architecture-inspired styling modifications to latest McLaren include unique paint and interior trim McLaren has unveiled a series of personalisation options open to buyers of it...
2019-08-15, 00:14

Norsk Hydro shares jump as Brazil operations ramp up Aluminum producer Norsk Hydro has managed to ramp up operations at its Alunorte refinery in Brazil despite a cyber attack in March, the firm said on Tuesday, boosting its shares....
2019-07-23, 14:14

Ecuador's Petroamazonas suspends operations at three oilfields amid protests Ecuadorean state-run oil company Petroamazonas EP suspended operations at three oil fields in the Amazon region on Monday, the country's energy ministry said, as protests against austerity measures co...
2019-10-08, 02:56

UPDATE 3-Trump presses U.S. companies to close China operations President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ordering U.S. companies to look at ways to close their operations in China and make more of their products in the United States instead, sending U.S. marke...
2019-08-23, 20:00

FCA India Head Kevin Flynn To Helm Australia Operations Flynn will be taking charge of his new position immediately, however, he will also continue to head the India business until his successor is announced....
2019-08-02, 05:28

Commercial Flight Operations May Begin At Hindon Airport By June End Commercial flights are likely to start operations from the Hindon airport near Delhi by the end of June as the Ministry of Defence has given all requisite approvals, said a senior official of the......
2019-05-28, 14:42

UPDATE 1-No impact from Broome earthquake on Australia oil, gas, port operations Oil and gas operations onshore and offshore Western Australia were unaffected by a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that struck off the northern coast of the state on Sunday, the country's offshore petroleum ...
2019-07-15, 09:28

Kochi Airport To Restart Flight Operations From Noon Tomorrow Flight operations at Cochin International Airport in Kerala that were stopped on Friday morning will resume at noon on Sunday, the airport authorities said today. They said the opening time has been.....
2019-08-10, 15:00

RBI Action Not To Impact Normal Operations: Lakshmi Vilas Bank Lakshmi Vilas Bank-RBI News: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has advised Lakshmi Vilas Bank on the restrictions put in place and the actions to be taken. Lakshmi Vilas Bank will report the RBI on the....
2019-09-28, 19:28

Supreme Court Allows Meghalaya To Call Off Operations In Mine Tragedy Seven months after 15 people were trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya, the Supreme Court today allowed the state government's plea seeking its permission to call off the ongoing operation to....
2019-07-12, 15:56

NASA Awards Contract for WFIRST Science Operations Center NASA has awarded a contract to the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Maryland for the agency’s Wide Field Infrared Su...
2019-07-02, 02:28

Vector’s CEO departs, rocket company pausing its operations [Updated] Enlarge / In May 2018, Vector launched a full-scale prototype of the Vector-R rocket on a short flight. (credit: Vector) Saturday a.m. Update: Multiple former employees of the rocket company Vector ...
2019-08-10, 17:56

Strong quake in Peru kills one person, disrupts some oil operations A magnitude 8 earthquake killed one person, destroyed dozens of homes and disrupted some oil operations as it rocked Peru early on Sunday, authorities said....
2019-05-26, 23:56

US soldier who won dozens of awards killed in combat operations in Afghanistan 40-year-old James G. “Ryan” Sartor, who joined the Army in 2001, was killed Saturday during combat operations.        ...
2019-07-14, 20:42

Thomas Cook's demise leaves its German operations hanging The collapse of one of the world's oldest travel agencies leaves a question mark over its profitable German operations. Will the government step in and will an insurance scheme to compensate holidayma...
2019-09-24, 16:00

Public safety concern suspends operations at Port of San Luis SAN LUIS, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection suspended operations at the U.S. Port of Entry in San Luis Monday morning due to a public safety concern, officials say. The Port of San Lui...
2019-07-16, 07:56

NASA Awards Contract for Telescope Facility Management, Operations NASA has awarded a contract to University of Hawaii Systems in Honolulu for management and operational support of the agency’s Infrared Telescope Facility (IRTF) and related services....
2019-06-28, 23:00

Heavy rains limit operations at Oklahoma refinery, oil pipeline Heavy rains and storms slamming the central United States forced the closure of a HollyFrontier Corp refinery in Oklahoma and a portion of Tallgrass Energy LP's crude oil pipeline on Thursday....
2019-05-24, 00:00

Starbucks licenses Thai operations to Charoen-backed venture Starbucks Corp said on Thursday that a company controlled by Thai billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi and a Hong Kong-based firm had won an exclusive deal to operate and develop its retail business ...
2019-05-23, 13:00

The Syrian War: Today’s Top Developments Hours after reaching an agreement with Kurdish forces, the Syrian Army entered a key town near the Turkish border — a significant shift in the power dynamic....
2019-10-15, 01:56

Who Are the Syrian Kurds the U.S. Is Abandoning? U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to give a green light to a Turkish military offensive against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria effectively abandons one of America’s closest allies in the figh...
2019-10-08, 09:14

Strike grinds Hong Kong’s transportation system to a halt Modes of transit in the normally efficient financial hub were suspended or delayed Monday, including the airport express train linking the city center to the airport....
2019-08-05, 07:28

Nancy Pelosi Has to Decide Whether to Halt a New Push to Impeach Trump Amid Tuesday’s circus show in Congress, it was almost hard to notice that someone did the damn thing and filed articles of impeachment against the president. That person was Rep. Al Green, who acted d...
2019-07-17, 18:56

Conservationists applaud decision to halt construction of Rosemont Mine TUCSON -Wednesday night, a federal judge halted the construction of the Rosemont Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains, overturning the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of the plans for the project. Co...
2019-08-02, 07:28

Merkel suggests she wants to uphold halt in arms exports to Saudi Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday suggested she wanted to stick to Germany's halt in arms exports to Saudi, saying she did not see any reason to change the government's stance and Berlin had tied it...
2019-09-17, 14:28

Saudi Arabia, UAE call for halt in fighting in Yemen’s south Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates call for end to fighting in southern Yemen between forces loyal to internationally recognized government, UAE-backed separatists...
2019-09-08, 16:42

The Netherlands won't lift small gas fields output after Groningen halt The Dutch government said on Friday it would not increase production at small gas fields in the Netherlands to compensate for halting production at Groningen in coming years....
2019-10-04, 13:00

Senate passes bill to halt government shutdown risk The Senate passed a short-term funding bill Thursday amid dispute over border wall funding that delays the risk of a government shutdown through Nov. 21....
2019-09-26, 22:00

August rainfall brings UK wheat harvest to ‘shuddering halt’ National Farmers’ Union says only farms in south-east England able to start harvestAugust’s wet weather has brought this year’s wheat harvest to a “shuddering halt”, the deputy president of the Nation...
2019-08-19, 18:28

Egypt demands Christie’s halt auction of King Tut statue CAIRO (AP) — Egypt is trying to halt an auction of a 3,000-year-old stone sculpture of the famed boy pharaoh Tutankhamun at Christie’s in London. The Foreign Ministry issued a statement late on ...
2019-06-11, 12:00

Pete Alonso’s Big Day Helps Halt Mets’ Losing Streak at Three Alonso, a rookie first baseman, went 5 for 5, reached base six times, and tied Cody Bellinger’s record for homers by a rookie in the National League....
2019-08-16, 22:42

Our diets must change to halt nature loss, says UN biodiversity chief Next year is crunch time if we are to stop destroying nature - and it's not just governments that need to act, says UN biodiversity chief Cristiana Pașca Palmer...
2019-09-26, 14:00

Mets’ magical run grinds to halt as Braves finish off sweep In a good news/bad news proposition for the Mets, they finish the season with three games against the Braves at Citi Field. By then, there is a strong chance the Braves won’t be playing for anything a...
2019-08-26, 03:28

Ashok Leyland Shares Tank 5 Per Cent Over Production Halt Earlier too, Ashok Leyland had announced 16 non-working days for its facility in Ennore, five days at Hosur, Tamil Nadu unit, 10 days each in Alwar, Rajasthan and Bhandara, Maharashtra unit and 18......
2019-10-07, 16:28

Trump Sees Progress in Mexico Talks But ‘Not Nearly Enough’ to Halt Tariffs (WASHINGTON) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials claimed progress in White House talks late Wednesday, but President Donald Trump declared it was ...
2019-06-06, 05:42

Apple's Challenge for iPhone 11: Halt Sales Slide in China As Apple’s iPhone 11 models went on sale world-wide today, they face their biggest challenge in China, Apple’s second-largest market, where new cameras and lower prices aim to help stanch sales declin...
2019-09-21, 02:28

Cheat sheet: Can Verstappen, Red Bull halt Mercedes' dominance? Here's everything you need to know about the Monaco Grand Prix, including whether or not Mercedes can pull off the unthinkable and win all 21 races in season 2019....
2019-05-23, 14:00

EIB to halt Turkey govt-linked lending till year-end The European Investment Bank (EIB) will not do any new lending in Turkey linked to the government until at least the end of the year while it carries out a strategy review....
2019-07-24, 11:56

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patients who complete treatment without interruptions, a ...
2019-07-16, 22:00

Russia says it's Turkey's duty to halt fighting in Syria's Idlib The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signaling it would continue to back a Syrian government ...
2019-05-31, 15:28

Trudeau scrambles to halt damage as third blackface incident emerges Video of Canadian PM with his face, arms and legs painted black surfaced less than five weeks before federal election Justin Trudeau is scrambling to halt further damage to his re-election campaign af...
2019-09-19, 22:28

4 Your Health: Exercise may halt physical signs of Alzheimer’s disease Exercise may be able to halt the physical signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin studied over 300 people who had a family history of Alzheimer’s. Overal...
2019-08-10, 05:14

Merkel urges halt to Turkey's military incursion in Syria Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for an immediate cessation of fighting in Syria. Clashes between Turkish and Kurdish fighters allowed some 785 "Islamic State"-affiliated individuals to flee a guar...
2019-10-14, 02:42

Hot weather could force EDF to halt output at Golfech nuclear plant French utility EDF may have to shut down electricity generation at its 2,600 megawatt (MW) Golfech nuclear power plant in the south of France from Tuesday July 23 because of high temperatures forecast...
2019-07-19, 12:28

U.N. climate summit to test world’s resolve to halt warming After a summer of wildfires, heat waves and hurricanes, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he is banking on new pledges from governments and businesses to abandon fossil fuels duri...
2019-09-19, 16:56

New early quake detection in California could automatically halt trains The back-to-back earthquakes in California ended a period of relative seismic calm and brought renewed awareness to development of the state's early warning system....
2019-07-10, 00:00

EU urges Iran to halt further measures undermining nuclear deal The European Union on Sunday strongly urged Iran to stop actions that would undermine a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, saying it was in touch with other parties to the deal and may set up a joint commiss...
2019-07-07, 18:56

Mexico seeks to halt 'illegal' auction of pre-Columbian art in Paris Mexico's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday urged French elite auction house Millon to halt what it called an "illegal" auction of 120 pieces of pre-Columbian artifacts at an event scheduled for Wednesday in...
2019-09-18, 06:28

Impeachment fight threatens to grind legislative work to halt The escalating, all-consuming fight on Capitol Hill over the House Democrat-led impeachment inquiry against President Trump is threatening to derail legislative deals once seen as within reach as lawm...
2019-09-28, 09:00

Rallies in all 50 states Tuesday aim to halt anti-abortion movement in U.S. Hundreds of rallies are scheduled nationwide Tuesday, to oppose new momentum in recent weeks to overturn the Supreme Court's 46-year-old ruling that makes abortion legal in the United States....
2019-05-21, 14:39

After 10-Year Halt, British Airways Resumes Flights To Pakistan British Airways (BA) resumed its flights to Pakistan on Sunday, more than 10 years after it halted the service to that country following a bomb blast....
2019-06-02, 21:56

Indigenous protests in Peru halt output at Frontera oil block Indigenous communities took control of a small airport and an oil pumping station in Peru to demand the government clean up pollution, halting production at an oil block operated by Frontera Energy Co...
2019-09-10, 21:56

Altuve, Alvarez HR as Astros halt Yanks to end 7-game slide Jose Altuve hit a leadoff homer, rookie Yordan Alvarez connected again and the Houston Astros beat the streaking New York Yankees 9-4 to end a season-high seven-game skid     ...
2019-06-23, 23:42

Court won’t halt suits against doctor over drug dose deaths COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A court has declined to pause proceedings in wrongful-death lawsuits against a doctor charged with 25 counts of murder and the Ohio hospital system where he worked. William Husel...
2019-06-27, 20:56

Montenegro moves to halt small hydro power plants Bowing to pressure from environmental groups, Montenegro's government has decided to stop issuing permits for the construction of small hydro power plants and reconsider those awarded so far, economy ...
2019-05-23, 19:00

Britain's easyJet reassures on outlook, hires Ryanair operations chief Britain's easyJet on Thursday reported third quarter trading in line with expectations, boosted by more customers taking optional extra services and enabling it to reiterate its full-year profit fore...
2019-07-18, 10:42

ISIS Leader Says "Daily Operations" Underway In Purported Audio Message Islamic State's media network on Monday published an audio message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi warning that "daily operations" were underway....
2019-09-17, 00:28

Bahamians Begin Rescue Operations as Hurricane Dorian Moves Toward the U.S. Coast (FREEPORT, Bahamas) — Bahamians rescued victims of Hurricane Dorian with jet skis and a bulldozer as the U.S. Coast Guard, Britain’s Royal Navy and a handful of aid groups tried to get foo...
2019-09-04, 21:56

The EPA Is Pausing Operations at Toxic Sites as Hurricane Dorian Lashes the Southeast In response to Hurricane Dorian arriving in the South, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has begun to temporarily shutdown operations at some of the region’s most toxic facilities.Read more......
2019-09-06, 10:42

New Florida law allows medics to carry firearms when responding to 'high-risk' operations A new Florida law went into effect on Monday that allows medics to carry firearms when responding to high-risk operations, including gunman incidents, hostage situations and narcotics raids....
2019-07-02, 16:14

Ted Leonsis announces sweeping changes to Monumental’s basketball operations, hire of Wizards GM The move places the NBA’s Washington Wizards, WNBA’s Mystics, G League’s Capital City Go-Go and the NBA2K team, District Gaming, under the banner of Monumental Basketball....
2019-07-22, 18:14

U.S. Commander Scott Miller: Pentagon not scaling back Afghan operations The commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan denied reports Tuesday that the Pentagon is scaling down operations in the war-torn Middle Eastern nation....
2019-08-13, 19:56

Careem ends Sudan operations as part of Uber takeover deal Careem has ended operations in Sudan as part of its planned takeover by Uber, a spokeswoman said on Monday, less than a year after the Middle Eastern ride-hailing firm launched in the country....
2019-07-01, 15:56

‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats prompts UN concern for future sea operations A move by Italian lawmakers to impose fines of up to €1 million on vessels and organizations carrying out search and rescue operations off the country’s coastline, sparked a new warning on Tuesday fro...
2019-08-06, 19:28

United States expels 2 Cuban U.N. diplomats for conducting 'influence operations' The United States on Thursday ordered the explosion of two Cuban diplomats assigned to the United Nations while restricting all other members of the delegation to the island of Manhattan....
2019-09-20, 10:28

Brazil mining regulator says suspends operations at 54 unsafe tailings dams Brazil's mining regulator ANM on Wednesday said it had suspended operations at 54 tailings dams due to lack of stability. (Reporting by Marta Nogueira)...
2019-10-09, 21:42

NASA Awards Contract for Operations, Maintenance of West Virginia Facility NASA has awarded a contract to the West Virginia University Research Corporation in Morgantown, West Virginia, for support services at the agency’s Katherine Johnson Independent Verification & Validat...
2019-10-03, 17:28

Avid players worry about future as Oro Valley mulls changes to its golf operations ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Since moving to the desert from Seattle in 2005 to play golf year-round, Mike Schoeppach found a home at El Conquistador, Oro Valley’s 36-hole golf layout. “When ...
2019-07-20, 07:56

CFMoto To Start India Operations With 4 Motorcycles; Launch Date Announced Chinese-motorcycle manufacturer CFMoto has announced it will be introducing four motorcycles in India on July 4, 2019. The bike maker has tied up with Bangalore-based AMW Motorcycles to establish its....
2019-06-27, 22:28

South African firms' foreign operations could be at risk after xenophobic attacks A number of Nigerian-owned businesses and properties were targeted during the attacks, leading Lagos to repatriate hundreds of its citizens back to Nigeria last week....
2019-09-18, 18:00

Search-and-rescue operations launched in Channel amid wave of crossings Border Force responds to ‘a number of incidents’ out at seaSearch-and-rescue operations have been launched according to the coastguard after eight people were detained on the Kent coast.Border Force s...
2019-08-31, 20:28

Storm disrupts U.S. Gulf Coast energy operations from refineries to terminals Energy infrastructure on the U.S. Gulf Coast was hit hard by Tropical Storm Imelda on Thursday, as flooding forced a major refinery to cut production and a key oil pipeline, terminals and a ship chann...
2019-09-20, 02:56

UPDATE 3-Strong quake in Peru kills one person, disrupts some oil operations A magnitude 8 earthquake killed one person, destroyed dozens of homes and disrupted some oil operations as it rocked Peru early on Sunday, authorities said....
2019-05-26, 23:28

Airline Involved in 2 Deadly Alaska Crashes Suspends Operations, Officials Say Taquan Air, which operates sightseeing tours and regular air service, was involved in two crashes within a week, officials said. Eight people were killed....
2019-05-22, 02:14

Commandos’ Behavior Prompts Pentagon Review of Special Operations Culture As reports of drug use, violence and other misconduct have multiplied, the head of Special Operations Command said recent episodes “threaten the trust placed in us.”...
2019-08-13, 06:28

Bahrain's Bapco refinery says operations continue after Saudi pipeline cutoff Bahrain's national oil and gas authority said on Monday that facilities at Bapco refinery were continuing without impact on the provision of oil derivatives in the local market, state news agency BNA ...
2019-09-16, 22:00

Divers to test Danube in prep for cruise ship search operations Hungarian and South Korean authorities decided to send divers into the Danube River early Monday to see if they can start searching for the missing victims in last week's deadly boat sinking, official...
2019-06-03, 14:14

Russia suspected of using civilian ships for intelligence gathering and influence operations Russian civilian ships are being used for intelligence gathering and propaganda operations in support of the Kremlin, a new intelligence report says....
2019-08-07, 22:00

Defending champion Red Sox fire Dave Dombrowski as president of baseball operations Less than a year after the club won the World Series, David Dombrowski has been fired as president of baseball operations for the Boston Red Sox.       ...
2019-09-09, 14:56

Canada suspends Venezuela embassy operations, reviewing Maduro envoys Canada will suspend operations at its embassy in Venezuela immediately because its diplomats will no longer be able to obtain visas, the Canadian foreign minister said on Sunday....
2019-06-03, 06:14

Ather Energy Commences Operations In Chennai; Prices Start At Rs. 1.19 Lakh Homegrown EV manufacturer Ather Energy has commenced its operations in Chennai, its second market after Bengaluru. The company held its first customer event last weekend in the city, and has also......
2019-07-08, 20:14

Trump says Taliban talks 'dead,' U.S. military to ramp up Afghanistan operations U.S. President Donald Trump proclaimed talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders dead on Monday, while the general in charge said the U.S. military is likely to ramp up operations in Afghanistan to cou...
2019-09-10, 04:14

Delaware's latest First State title: Only no-kill state for shelter animals Delaware's designation as the country's first no-kill state for shelter animals came from the Best Friends Animal Society.        ...
2019-08-12, 03:42

Islamic State says it killed 12 Nigerian soldiers in Borno state attack: statement Islamic State said on Wednesday its West African branch carried out an attack on a Nigerian army base in northeastern Borno state and that its fighters killed 12 soldiers....
2019-06-20, 02:14

Tesla's use of individual driver data for insurance 'state-by-state proposition' Tesla Inc's use of individual customer data, such as vehicle camera footage and GPS, to price its new insurance products will depend on drivers' authorization and individual U.S. state laws, a senior...
2019-09-05, 07:56

5 US Governors To Visit India Over 2 Months To Boost State-To-State Ties The governors of five US states - New Jersey, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware and Indiana - are scheduled to visit India over the next few months to enhance economic ties between the countries....
2019-09-04, 10:00

With 2020 Looming, Parties Fight State by State Over Voting Access Legislative battles over plans to tighten voting and registration rules have gained urgency with a pivotal election 18 months away. Arizona’s skirmishes are a prime example....
2019-06-03, 19:28

Pac-12: Arizona State should have been penalized on game-ending Michigan State FG miss Arizona State should have been penalized for leaping on Michigan State's game-ending field goal miss, the Pac-12 Conference says.       ...
2019-09-16, 11:42

How Hurricane Dorian could impact Florida State's opener vs. Boise State in Jacksonville For the fourth straight year, a hurricane could impact Florida State football, as Hurricane Dorian could alter the game status for FSU-Boise State.       ...
2019-08-29, 13:14

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long! If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.        ...
2019-05-23, 19:56

Oklahoma State game at Oregon State delayed after Cowboys coaches get stuck in elevator There was a brief delay in Oklahoma State-Oregon State in the third as Cowboys coaches apparently got stuck in an elevator coming back from halftime.       ...
2019-08-31, 14:00

Opinion: Ohio State's easy defeat of Michigan State exposes talent gap between programs Michigan State showed fight, but it's clear the Spartans are short on top-tier talent compared to Ohio State in 34-10 loss to Buckeyes       ...
2019-10-06, 06:28

State Street pays $94.3 million to settle U.S., state charges over hidden fund markups State Street Corp agreed to pay $94.3 million to settle federal and state regulatory charges it routinely overcharged mutual fund customers and other clients over roughly 17 years by adding hidden mar...
2019-06-27, 20:56

Willie Taggart unsure if Florida State players were properly hydrated vs. Boise State Willie Taggart expressed doubt over Florida State's hydration leading up to the Seminoles' season-opening loss to Boise State.       ...
2019-09-03, 08:00

Syrian Civil War Fast Facts View CNN's Fast Facts on Syria's Civil War to learn more about the on-going conflict, the escalating refugee crisis, and to view a timeline of events....
2019-10-12, 00:56

Syrian regime may be committing war crimes, says UK The UK's top official at the UN says the Syrian regime could be committing war crimes after Sky News uncovered evidence suggesting government forces have deliberately attacked hospitals in Idlib....
2019-05-29, 08:14

Turkey cracks down on Syrian refugees President Erdogan has threatened to ditch the EU refugee deal. After election losses and faced with escalating conflict in Idlib, the attitude toward the growing number of Syrian refugees has become i...
2019-09-14, 20:00

U.S. Sanctions Syrian Businessman Samer Foz, Others The Treasury Department sanctioned a top Syrian businessman and more than a dozen individuals and companies for their alleged financial support of President Bashar al-Assad....
2019-06-12, 04:56

Glencore to expand controversial mining operations at McArthur River in Northern Territory Mine has been subject to allegations of contaminating environment and mismanagement of toxic waste Glencore has been given the green light to start work on its plans to vastly extend its controversial...
2019-08-21, 11:56

Owners of dive boat that sank off California coast, killing 34, suspend operations The owners of a dive boat that caught fire and sank off the California coast on Labor Day, killing 34 people, said on Tuesday they had suspended operations indefinitely during an investigation of one ...
2019-10-02, 03:00

Tanker blast at Turkish port kills one Italian crew, operations continue An explosion on an LPG tanker killed an Italian crew member and injured 15 others at the port of Aliaga in Turkey's western Izmir province late on Monday but work at the petrochemical plant has contin...
2019-07-02, 15:28

Tony Soprano's house is for sale, in case you need a base for your legitimate business operations Attention law-abiding civilians looking for a place to live in New Jersey, regardless of whether or not you have connections to any organizations: The house in North Caldwell, New Jersey, used for the...
2019-06-03, 04:14

Soldiers from one special operations task force received 48 combat awards from one deployment US Army/Spc. Cole Erickson US special operations soldiers received 48 combat wars related to their recent six-month deployment to Afghanistan. Four soldiers received awards posthumously, and every ac...
2019-10-02, 22:00

Google appoints Stanley Chen to head Greater China sales, operations Alphabet Inc's Google has appointed Stanley Chen as its managing director of Greater China sales and operations, the company said in a statement on Monday....
2019-06-17, 07:28

Nova Scotia’s Donkin coal mine suspends operations after another roof collapse Nova Scotia's Department of Labour says inspectors have been sent to the Donkin coal mine to look at the extent of a rockfall that occurred over the weekend....
2019-07-08, 22:00

NASA Awards Launch Range Operations Contract for Wallops Flight Facility NASA has awarded a contract to KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC of Columbia, Maryland, to provide launch range operations support at the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia....
2019-06-05, 22:42

UCP says Alberta’s energy war room’s ‘internal operations’ not subject to freedom of information laws The Kenney government's so-called "energy war room," which is aimed at countering criticism of Alberta's energy industry, is coming under fire again after the province revealed its "internal operation...
2019-10-12, 11:28

Ted Leonsis reveals new structure for Wizards basketball operations, a unique model for an NBA team The move places the NBA’s Washington Wizards, WNBA’s Mystics, G League’s Capital City Go-Go and the NBA2K team, District Gaming, under the banner of Monumental Basketball....
2019-07-23, 02:14

The Veja way: inside the cult sneaker brand's operations in Amazonia – a photo essay Thanks to its ethical credentials and stylish designs, the trainer brand has amassed a devoted following. Here, its co-founder, Sébastien Kopp, files his travelogue from a trip to Amazonia where the s...
2019-06-20, 15:42

Cyclist who underwent 10 operations after being crushed by lorry says London roads are too dangerous for bikes A student who underwent almost six months of hospital treatment following a cycle crash today urged riders to be more safety conscious — and called for more to be done to protect them....
2019-07-23, 18:56

Alaska's Taquan Air suspends operations after two deadly floatplane crashes in one week All Taquan Air commuter and sightseeing flights have been cancelled indefinitely, the Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday.        ...
2019-05-22, 05:28

HP Fastlane RFID-Based Fuel Payment Solution Expands Operations To Pune India's first Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) fuel payment solution, HP Fastlane has expanded its operations to Pune, having established presence in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Thane regions in......
2019-10-14, 13:28

HollyFrontier halts operations at Tulsa, Oklahoma refinery as rain hits region HollyFrontier on Thursday said it is temporarily shutting operations at its 155,300-barrel-per-day Tulsa, Oklahoma, refinery as a precaution due to high water, the latest headache due to bad weather i...
2019-05-23, 19:00

Johnson could face no-confidence vote next week to halt no-deal Brexit SNP’s Stewart Hosie says opposition must unite and that Corbyn must get first chance to be PMThere could be a vote of no confidence in the government next week in order to remove Boris Johnson as prim...
2019-09-28, 13:42

Yemen's Houthi rebels announce halt in attacks on Saudi Arabia Yemen's Houthi rebels said Friday they are halting all drone and ballistic missile attacks on Saudi Arabia, six days after claiming responsibility for a strike that crippled a key oil facility in the ...
2019-09-21, 04:56

"Technical Problems" Halt Op To Retrieve Climbers' Bodies From Nanda Devi A helicopter mission on Wednesday to remove the bodies of five missing climbers believed killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas was halted after encountering technical problems, officials said....
2019-06-05, 14:56

OxyContin maker Purdue begins showdown to halt opioid lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP will ask a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge on Friday to pause litigation against the company and its owners over the objections of U.S. states that allege the company is trying ...
2019-10-11, 14:28

EU's Frontex border force deploys teams to Albania to halt migrants The EU's border protection agency has deployed teams to Albania to support police there in stopping illegal immigration. This is Frontex's first mission outside EU territory, with Brussels dubbing it ...
2019-05-22, 06:28

Halt: In first, Trump’s ambassador to Germany requests $0 more in budget, cuts spending Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany and an ardent supporter of President Trump’s agenda, has broken the long practice of embassies seeking — and getting — more funding every year. In what ...
2019-05-21, 15:14

France, Germany Halt Arms Exports To Turkey Over Syria Offensive France and Germany on Saturday suspended arms exports to Turkey over its offensive into Syria against Kurdish fighters, as protesters denounced Ankara at rallies in several European cities....
2019-10-12, 23:56

Halt Libra Project Until Concerns Addressed: Federal Chief To Facebook US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns are addressed, comments that......
2019-07-10, 23:56

Adversity in Contender Series doesn't halt Phil Rowe's move into UFC Rowe survived a rough start to his fight on Dana White's Contender Series, but the welterweight came on strong and ended up getting the show's only contract on Tuesday....
2019-08-21, 06:14

UPDATE 2-Hong Kong airport grinds to a halt as protests swell Hong Kong's airport cancelled all flights on Monday, with authorities blaming demonstrators for the disruption of one of the world's busiest terminals, a dramatic escalation of anti-government protest...
2019-08-12, 13:56

Fed chief calls for Facebook to halt Libra project until concerns addressed U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns are addressed, comments that pre...
2019-07-10, 23:42

Trump abortion referral 'gag rule' survives demands for emergency halt A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected emergency bids to temporarily set aside its recent decision allowing the Trump administration to enforce a "gag rule" that could strip Planned Parenthood a...
2019-07-12, 09:28

Corbyn calls urgent meeting on tactics to halt no-deal Brexit Jeremy Corbyn has invited the leaders of other political parties from across parliament to an urgent meeting to discuss "all tactics available" to prevent a no-deal Brexit....
2019-08-23, 13:56

Hundreds of protesting Uber, Lyft drivers halt traffic on FDR Drive Hundreds of Uber and Lyft drivers brought traffic on the FDR Drive to a halt Tuesday morning, in protest over what they say is unfair treatment. The caravan of some 300 drivers began at Navy Street an...
2019-09-17, 18:56

Fish farmer Mowi could halt Brazil soy imports over Amazon fires Mowi ASA , the world's largest salmon producer, could stop buying Brazilian soy for its fish farms unless the South American country curbs Amazon deforestation, the Norwegian company said on Wednesday...
2019-08-29, 04:14

Keystone XL pipeline: judge rules government 'jumped the gun' and orders halt District court judge Brian Morris rules Trump administration did not consider environmental consequences before pushing aheadA federal judge has ordered a temporary halt to construction of the controv...
2019-05-21, 21:42

Transgender teen fears being 'stranded' by father's lawsuit to halt transition The case of a 14-year-old who identifies as a boy has sparked a debate over parental rights, free speech and informed consentA transgender teen has issued an emotional plea to a Canadian court, arguin...
2019-09-06, 13:00

Governors Call on Trump to Halt Rollback on Rules for Clean Cars Two dozen governors, including two Republicans and governors of four states that voted for President Trump in 2016, are urging his administration to halt his rollback of clean car rules....
2019-07-09, 06:14

Mexican troop deployment may halt Guatemala’s thriving raft industry TECÚN UMAN, GUATEMALA — Clutching a folder holding his ID documents, Steven Martinez stood uncertainly in no man’s land — the middle of the Rodolfo Robles bridge connecting Guatemala to Mexico — in th...
2019-06-09, 02:00

Senior U.S. lawmaker says Facebook should halt cryptocurrency project pending review U.S. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters said Tuesday that Facebook Inc should halt development of its announced cryptocurrency until Congress and regulators conduct a review....
2019-06-19, 00:28

Danube cruise captain arrested as floods halt search near shipwreck A Hungarian court on Saturday ordered the arrest of the captain of a passenger cruiser that collided with a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube, killing South Korean tourists on board, although ...
2019-06-01, 16:14

Portuguese police halt human trafficking network, 20 women freed A human trafficking network, which forced vulnerable women into sex work across Europe, has been dismantled by Portuguese authorities following a six-month investigation backed by Europol, police said...
2019-06-04, 18:28

China's ANTA sports says it will immediately halt contract renewal negotiations NBA China's ANTA Sports Products Ltd said on Tuesday it will halt contract renewal negotiations with the National Basketball Association (NBA), adding to the list of Chinese firms cutting ties with the le...
2019-10-08, 18:00

Macron hopes to convince G7 leaders to halt trade war and heal divisions French president had lunch with Donald Trump ahead of the summitThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, said he hoped to convince world leaders to pull back from a trade war and heal growing divisions ...
2019-08-24, 19:28

China urges U.S. to halt pressure on Chinese companies, including Huawei China has urged the United States to stop unreasonable pressure on Chinese companies, including Huawei Technologies, foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said at a daily press briefing on Thursday....
2019-10-10, 11:28

Officials twice halt Bulgaria-England Euro qualifier for racist chants The Euro 2020 qualifier between Bulgaria and England has been marred by racist comments shouted by home fans in Sofia. England ultimately won the match 6-0, edging closer to qualification....
2019-10-15, 05:28

Hong Kong Protesters Defy Mask Ban As City Grinds To Halt Masked pro-democracy protesters marched through Hong Kong in defiance of a ban on face coverings as much of the city ground to a halt on Saturday, with the subway suspended and many shops shuttered......
2019-10-06, 10:14

Unifor to halt work at Nemak plant in Canada for 'as long as it takes' While Alfa, the Mexico-based parent company of the parts supplier, has said it was closing the Canada plant because it was too small and inefficient, the union linked the to a plan to shift production...
2019-09-04, 01:42

US may dump over 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands to halt invasive rodents A U.S. government agency is proposing the deployment of 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisc...
2019-07-08, 01:14

Trump’s decision to halt U.S.-Taliban talks pushes Afghanistan towards vote The Taliban, who control or hold sway over roughly half the country, have told Afghans to boycott the vote and warned that rallies and polling stations would be targets....
2019-09-10, 15:00

It’s a Moment of Reckoning For How We Use the Planet to Halt Climate Change, Warns U.N. Report   The human relationship with the land we live on has evolved over the hundreds of thousands of years humans have roamed the planet, but no period has seen as dramatic change as the last century when hu...
2019-08-08, 12:28

Johnson faces new constitutional crisis as Brexit talks grind to a halt It appears increasingly unlikely PM will hit deadline for deal laid down in Benn actBoris Johnson is careering towards a fresh constitutional crisis, after insisting there will be “no delay” to Brexit...
2019-10-04, 22:28

'Full halt': White House says it will not cooperate with Trump impeachment inquiry The White House said Tuesday that it will not cooperate with House Democrats' impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, claiming that the proceedings amount to "baseless, unconstitutional ...
2019-10-09, 01:14

Trump Calls on Syria, Russia to Halt 'Butchery' of Idlib Airstrikes President Trump rebuked the Syrian government and Russian forces for airstrikes that monitoring groups say have killed hundreds of people in the last Syrian-opposition stronghold, amid fears the Assad...
2019-06-03, 18:56

Purdue Pharma seeks to halt opioid suits against company, Sacklers OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP on Wednesday asked a U.S. bankruptcy judge to halt for roughly nine months more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging the company and its controlling Sackler family helped fuel...
2019-09-19, 07:14

Pac-12 Admits Officials Missed Critical Penalty On Last Play In Arizona State's Upset Of Michigan State Things got weird at the end of Arizona State’s ugly 10-7 victory over No. 18 Michigan State in East Lansing last Saturday. The Spartans were in ASU territory and with 11 seconds left in the fourth qua...
2019-09-17, 06:56

Oregon Governor Orders State Police to Find GOP State Senators Avoiding a Climate Vote Oregon is poised to pass sweeping legislation to fight climate change. But before the bill can come to a vote, the Oregon State Police may need to track down the Republican state senators. On Thursday...
2019-06-23, 09:14

Michigan State's Mark Dantonio: Late-game chaos threw me off a bit vs. Arizona State Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said he might have let certain penalties or missed calls bother him late in Saturday’s 10-7 loss to Arizona State.       ...
2019-09-16, 18:28

Hurricane Dorian concerns force move of Florida State-Boise State game to Tallahassee The football game between Florida State and Boise State scheduled for Jacksonville will be moved to Tallahassee due to concerns about Hurricane Dorian       ...
2019-08-29, 19:00

Arkansas State Police confirm that human remains found outside home are that of a former Republican state legislator LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State Police confirm that human remains found outside home are that of a former Republican state legislator. The post Arkansas State Police confirm that human remains...
2019-06-06, 18:42

Missouri to be only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider after state action Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as health officials refuse to renew its last clinic's license to perform the procedure, women's health serv...
2019-05-28, 22:28

What's at stake in Michigan State vs. Ohio State? 'It's a playoff game' Michigan State features 28 players from Ohio, which makes for a key story line when the Spartans visit Ohio State in 'playoff game' between the teams.       ...
2019-10-05, 14:56

Too-many-men penalty costs No. 19 Michigan State in loss to Arizona State Michigan State had too many men on the field for its game-tying field goal in the final seconds vs. Arizona State. It missed the re-kick to lose 10-7.       ...
2019-09-15, 12:56

Iowa State signs Penn State’s Rasir Bolton AMES, Iowa (AP) — Penn State basketball transfer Rasir Bolton has signed with Iowa State. The Cyclones announced on Wednesday that Bolton, who averaged 11.6 points a game as a freshman last season, wi...
2019-05-30, 00:14

Ohio State vs. Michigan State Brings an Uncomfortable Undercurrent For some, the matchup on Saturday brought to mind the massive sexual assault scandals at the two universities, and their problematic responses to them....
2019-10-07, 23:14

Indiana State Sycamores rally, eliminate Ohio State 10-5 Clay Dungan hit a two-run single in a four-run sixth inning, and the Indiana State Sycamores stayed alive by eliminating Ohio State with a 10-5 victory in the Nashville Regional    ...
2019-06-03, 01:00

Bettors will soon find out what Penn State, Ohio State are made of Big Ten powers Penn State and Ohio State will be front and center in prime time TV attractions Friday and Saturday. Though they won’t play each other until Nov. 23, each of these national playoff hope...
2019-09-28, 05:56