NEWS2BUSINESS.NET: Top News and Analysis 23:00, 09/13/2019

Is India's central bank still independent?

When India’s central bank recently approved a $24.4 billion payout to the federal government, questions were raised whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi had pushed the bank into a more political role. So, has he?...

Is India's central bank still independent?

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Chinese central bank steps up liquidity support for smaller lenders after Baoshang Bank takeover The People's Bank of China signaled its readiness to supply smaller banks with a steady stream of cash after the takeover of a troubled lender, letting more banks the funds and boosting liquidity to the system....
10:32, 06/06/2019

Australia's central bank says 'likely' will have to cut rates again - Australia's central bank believes it will likely have to cut interest rates further from the current record low of 1.25% in order to push down unemployment and revive growth in wages and inflation....
09:32, 06/18/2019

Germany's central bank warns of possible recession The Bundesbank has warned that a slump in the German economy could have continued over the summer. It cited the US-China trade war as one factor weighing on German exports....
06:32, 08/20/2019

China may have a new way of boosting its economy. Here's what the central bank just did China has used both monetary and fiscal measures to lift economic activity as its trade war with the U.S. looks set to intensify in the coming months....
13:32, 08/20/2019

China's central bank could be trying to shore up the yuan The People's Bank of China set the midpoint at 7.0810 per dollar — weaker than the previous day's fix, but stronger than what markets expected....
13:16, 08/27/2019

U.S. car tariffs alone would have limited impact on EU, central bank says The immediate impact of such levies would be small even though escalating trade tensions could have grave consequences for the global economy, a study concludes....
19:16, 04/28/2019

China's Yuan Weakens Despite the Will of its Central Bank Why has China's central bank let the yuan plunge against the US Dollar since April 2018? Well, China's central bank tried and failed to change the trend. who saw the decline coming? Chart of the Day has the answer....
03:00, 06/11/2019

The Downsides of Central Bank Mission Creep Many central banks argue that they have a mandate to act on the impact from climate change. This sort of mission creep might only serve to enmesh central banks more in politics—and make them less reliable for investors....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Japan's Lesson for the Fed: No Central Bank Is an Island In the rally currently roaring through the global bond market, Japan is being left behind, exposing the key flaws in its unique monetary policy platform....
11:48, 06/19/2019

The Central Bank Punishing Lenders That Won’t Lend Nigeria’s central bank introduced measures last year to encourage commercial banks to lend more, part of a bid to revive one of Africa’s biggest economies. Credit growth, however, has stagnated, despite the new rules enabling lenders to deploy funds previously earmarked as reserves. Now, central ban...
19:16, 07/26/2019

Central bank slashes German growth predictions Germany's Bundesbank has cut its projections for economic growth in 2019, citing "lackluster" exports. It said both growth and the inflation rate in the eurozone's biggest economy were currently facing risks....
18:32, 06/07/2019

European Central Bank cuts deposit rate The European Central Bank announced Thursday it will cut its deposit rate and make new monthly bond purchases in the billions among other steps to help boost the Eurozone economy....
02:16, 09/13/2019

India's central bank is on track for 'at least one more' rate cut, JPMorgan says The Reserve Bank of India cut its policy repo rate, or the rate at which it lends to banks, by 25 basis points from 6% to 5.75% and changed its stance from neutral to accommodative....
11:48, 06/07/2019

The Latest: European Central Bank concerned by tariffs VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The Latest on the European Central Bank’s monetary policy meeting (all times local): 4:10 p.m. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi says the bank extended its promise of record low interest rates because of headwinds facing the economy such as rising trade pro...
15:16, 06/06/2019

India’s central bank cuts lending rate to 5.75% NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s central bank has cut its key interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to 5.75% from 6% with immediate effect to fortify the economy as consumer spending and corporate investment falter. The interest rate is what the Reserve Bank of India charges on lending to c...
10:00, 06/06/2019

China's Central Bank to Free Up $126 Billion for Lending The People’s Bank of China plans to reduce the amount of reserves that commercial banks are required to keep with the central bank by half a percentage point as the world’s second-largest economy faces increasing pressure from a trade war with the U.S....
13:48, 09/06/2019

Pakistan appoints IMF economist to head central bank Pakistan has appointed an IMF economist to head its central bank amid ongoing talks with the international lending agency over a key $8 billion bailout package...
09:32, 05/05/2019

WhatsApp Pay Can't Launch Without RBI Nod, Central Bank Tells Top Court Central bank says messaging platform WhatsApp needs its permission to operate its e-payment feature after Supreme Court hears NGO petition questioning compliance with data localisation norms...
11:16, 05/03/2019

Brazil economy likely shrank in Q1, says central bank chief Brazil's economic slowdown of late last year spilled over into this year, so much so that there's a "relevant probability" that the economy contracted slightly in the first quarter, central bank President Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Fed Governor Says Central Bank Could Take Advantage of Trade War Inflation Lael Brainard, a Fed governor, said the potential inflation on imports caused by President Trump’s tariffs could help the central bank achieve one of its primary goals....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Italy central bank to spurn firms that don't go green The Bank of Italy plans to adopt investment criteria which reward companies that take action on climate change, joining other central banks, commercial banks and fund managers in ratcheting up pressure on boardrooms to go green....
12:48, 05/18/2019

Trump escalates war of words with central bank boss Donald Trump has stepped up his attacks on Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell, comparing him to a bad golfer and blaming the US central bank for slow economic growth....
23:16, 08/21/2019

| Liberia president seeks to clean up central bank Liberian President George Weah has shaken up the leadership of the Central Bank of Liberia in a bid to restore confidence in an institution dogged by scandal....
23:00, 05/29/2019

Germany likely to head into recession, central bank warns Bundesbank says summer’s slump in exports is expected to continue into the autumnGermany’s economy is heading into recession after the country’s central bank warned that a slump in exports during the summer was likely to continue into the autumn.The Bundesbank said a downturn in orders for cars and ...
01:00, 08/20/2019

IMF's Christine Lagarde nominated for top job at European Central Bank The European Council officially nominated on Tuesday Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, to become the next president of the European Central Bank....
00:32, 07/03/2019

European Central Bank joins Fed in paving way for stimulus The European Central Bank is signaling it could cut interest rates or restart bond purchases in coming weeks to support weakening economy growth in the face of tensions over trade...
14:48, 07/25/2019

Erdogan Dismisses Governor of Turkey's Central Bank President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed the governor of Turkey’s central bank, sparking fresh investor concerns over the independence of an institution that has strained to combat runaway inflation....
14:48, 07/07/2019

Turkey’s President Removes Head of Central Bank Differences between Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the bank’s governor, Murat Cetinkaya, had deepened as the bank held its benchmark interest rate at 24 percent....
23:16, 07/06/2019

China's central bank has one less worry after the Fed's rate cut, analysts say The U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate cut takes some pressure off the People's Bank of China, amid the multitude of challenges it already faces to keep the economy growing steadily....
21:16, 08/01/2019

The Central Bank Punishing Lenders That Won’t Lend: QuickTake Nigeria’s central bank introduced measures last year to encourage commercial banks to lend more, part of a bid to revive one of Africa’s biggest economies. Credit growth, however, has stagnated, despite the new rules enabling lenders to deploy funds previously earmarked as reserves. Now, central ban...
15:32, 07/26/2019

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, stop investing in companies that burn coal....
21:00, 05/24/2019

Argentine central bank uses $50 million in reserves to defend the peso Argentina's central bank used $50 million in its own reserves, for the first time since September last year, to intervene in the foreign exchange market and defend the peso in the face of a massive sell-off, traders said....
20:48, 08/12/2019

Retired Lebanese soldiers picket central bank over cuts Retired soldiers in Lebanon started picketing the Central Bank building late on Sunday in protest at draft budget proposals to cut the state wage bill, saying they aimed to stop workers entering on Monday morning....
23:48, 05/12/2019

Eurozone inflation ticks up in hopeful sign for central bank FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation rose in April in the 19-country eurozone, an encouraging sign for the European Central Bank in its struggle to sustainably raise price levels. The European Union’s statistics agency Eurostat said Friday that annual inflation rose to 1.7% in April from 1.4% i...
12:16, 05/03/2019

Former Fed official urges central bank not to ‘bail out’ Trump on the economy William C. Dudley, the former New York Fed chief, said “officials could state explicitly that the central bank won’t bail out an administration that keeps making bad choices on trade policy.”...
21:16, 08/27/2019

Venezuela's Central Bank Releases Data on Dire Economy Venezuela’s economy contracted 19.2% in the first nine months of 2018 from the year-earlier period, as private consumption fell sharply and inflation soared in the crisis-racked nation, Venezuela’s central bank said....
14:00, 05/29/2019

UK central bank holds rates as it assesses Brexit delay LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England has kept its main interest rate on hold at 0.75% following its first policy meeting since Britain was granted a Brexit delay. Governor Mark Carney will hold a news conference later Thursday where the focus will be on his views of the economic impact of the Brexit ex...
15:16, 05/02/2019

Australia's central bank will consider a rate cut at June meeting, governor says Australia's central bank will consider the case for lower interest rates at its June policy meeting, Governor Philip Lowe said in a speech on Tuesday....
13:32, 05/21/2019

Turkish lira weakens after central bank chief is fired The Turkish lira has dropped by around 2% against the dollar after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan fired the central bank governor reportedly over disagreements on interest rate cuts...
11:00, 07/08/2019

Mexico central bank governor says core inflation a 'challenge' Mexican central bank Governor Alejandro Diaz de Leon sees core inflation as a 'challenge' and said the bank will consider new information over the coming weeks before taking further monetary policy actions, he told Reuters in an interview on Thursday....
07:32, 08/16/2019

Italian central bank chief takes populists to task MILAN (AP) — The head of Italy’s central bank has issued strong warnings against some of the populist government’s economic prescriptions. Ignazio Visco’s annual address in Rome on Friday coincides with a deadline from the EU Commission for Italy to explain why it is lagging in deb...
14:32, 05/31/2019

European Central Bank: ready to give more stimulus if needed FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank President Mario Draghi says that the eurozone’s monetary authority stands ready to cut interest rates and could re-start its bond purchase stimulus program if the economy needs it. Draghi said in a speech Tuesday at a conference in Sintra, Portug...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Christine Lagarde resigns from IMF to become president of European Central Bank International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde submitted her resignation Tuesday to take on a new role as president of the European Central Bank....
03:32, 07/17/2019

German central bank expects feeble growth in second quarter BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s central bank says it expects the country’s economy, Europe’s biggest, to turn in a feeble performance in the current quarter after returning to growth in the winter. Solid consumer spending and a construction boom helped the economy grow by 0.4% in the Janua...
14:48, 05/20/2019

Australia's central bank takes 'responsibilty' for note typo Millions of A$50 ($35) banknotes in Australia have an embarrassing typographical error that was overlooked by the country's central bank before they were printed and circulated....
15:48, 05/09/2019

IMF's Lagarde Wins EU Support to Lead European Central Bank European leaders nominated International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde to become the next president of the European Central Bank....
14:32, 07/03/2019

Take it easy: central bank U-turns loosen financial conditions Rate cut bets and rallying equity and bond markets are feeding into a gradual loosening of financial market conditions that could potentially send world growth ticking higher by the end of the year,......
17:48, 07/18/2019

Iran central bank: U.S. sanctions aren't harming oil exports The leader of Iran's central bank on Wednesday downplayed the impact of existing and new U.S. sanctions -- retaliatory measures by the Trump administration to punish Tehran for nuclear and military activity....
20:00, 06/26/2019

Brazil's economy is expected to recover in Q2 - central bank chief Brazil's economy is expected to recover in the second quarter of this year after contracting in the first, thereby avoiding technical recession, central bank chief Roberto Campos Neto said on Tuesday....
18:48, 06/27/2019

European Central Bank sends Italy a warning over debt FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank says that challenges to financial stability in the eurozone have risen amid risks to economic growth from trade tensions, and warns that indebted governments such as Italy could run into trouble if they don’t heed rules limiting debt and defi...
11:00, 05/29/2019

Lebanon stock trading suspended over central bank strike BEIRUT (AP) — The Beirut Stock Exchange says it is suspending trading due to the open strike declared by the employees of Lebanon’s central bank. Hundreds of Lebanese public employees are on strike amid concerns that their salaries and benefits might be cut as the government discusses an auste...
13:48, 05/06/2019

Australia's central bank cuts interest rates again — more easing may be on the way The Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) quarter-point cut took cash rates to an all-time low of just 1% and left limited room for more reductions....
16:32, 07/02/2019

Central Bank alters monetary policy to stabilise peso With the apparent approval of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Central Bank was able to face money markets at the start of last week without the previous restrictions on the exchange rate – the fourth change to monetary policy in six weeks....
16:48, 05/04/2019

Former Fed leaders fight Trump's attempts to influence central bank Four former Federal Reserve leaders are stressing the importance of an independent central bank in maintaining economic stability as President Trump attempts to influence its current chief through barbed public statements and Twitter posts....
17:48, 08/06/2019

German central bank chief slams ECB stimulus package Interest rate cuts and bond-buying programs to boost Europe's flagging economy "overshot the mark," according to Jens Weidmann. And he wasn't the only central banker to criticise Mario Draghi's monetary policy plans....
23:00, 09/13/2019

Swiss Central Bank Fires Warning Shot on Currency The Swiss central bank appears to have taken its most significant steps to weaken the Swiss franc in two years as looming rate cuts abroad strengthened the currency....
23:48, 07/29/2019

China's Central Bank Unveils New Mortgage Loan Policy China’s central bank adjusted interest-rate mechanisms Sunday for the second time this month, this time focused on mortgage loans, in what it said was a bid to price them closer to market rates but also in ways that might avoid further inflating property prices....
22:16, 08/25/2019

Lebanon's Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefits will not be cut....
13:32, 05/07/2019

Lebanon’s Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days BEIRUT (AP) — Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefits will not be cut. The strike began last Friday and raised concerns it could paralyze the country’s banking sector, which relies on the Central ...
11:32, 05/07/2019

Lebanon central bank workers strike, PM demands budgetary 'realism' Lebanese central bank employees went on strike on Monday over state budget proposals that would cut their benefits but Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said failure to pass a "realistic" budget would be like a "suicide operation" against the economy....
05:48, 05/07/2019

Christine Lagarde "Honored" To Be Tapped To Head European Central Bank International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on Tuesday announced she would step down "temporarily" from the global crisis lender after being nominated to lead the European Central Bank....
01:32, 07/03/2019

Russia's thirst for gold is just a diversification play, central bank governor says Russia's surge in gold buying over the past year is simply down to a wish to diversify its portfolio of reserves, the central bank governor told CNBC Friday....
20:00, 04/28/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on hopes of central bank stimulus Global stock markets gained on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on stimulus that's expected from the world's central banks to support slowing growth....
11:32, 09/09/2019

Dutch central bank tested blockchain for 3 years. The results? ‘Not that positive’ The Dutch central bank developed and evaluated four distributed ledger technology (DLT) prototypes in three years, but so far blockchain hasn’t lived up to the hype, The Banker reports. In fact, the only use-case it can easily envision is cross-border payments, after it discovered that markets with ...
22:00, 05/01/2019

Aussie dollar rallies as central bank holds rates, cut still on the menu The Aussie dollar popped up almost half a cent to $0.7042 on the decision, giving it a gain for the day of 0.7 percent. It faces tough resistance around $0.7070, however....
13:16, 05/07/2019

Turkish Lira Falls After Erdogan Ousts Central Bank Chief The Turkish lira dropped sharply as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to fire the governor of the central bank left investors worried about economic mismanagement in a country dealing with high inflation and sluggish growth....
17:00, 07/08/2019

Trump Asks Who Is Bigger Enemy, US Central Bank Chief Or China's Xi President Donald Trump reacted furiously on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell spoke about the trade war with China and economic risks to the United States, asking whether his appointee......
19:48, 08/23/2019

Erdogan reportedly said Turkey may face 'serious problems' if the central bank is not overhauled A presidential decree released Saturday said Turkish central bank Governor Murat Cetinkaya was removed from his post and replaced with his deputy, Murat Uysal....
07:16, 07/10/2019

Dutch central bank has new rules for crypto, says it’s ‘vulnerable to financial crime’ The Dutch central bank has today announced it must begin supervising cryptocurrency companies (including wallet providers) under the fifth European anti-money laundering directive, which came into effect in July. Firms that offer services to exchange between cryptocurrency and “regular money” (fiat)...
15:48, 09/03/2019

Christine Lagarde Defends the European Central Bank’s Low Rates as She Prepares to Take Over (FRANKFURT, Germany) — Incoming European Central Bank head Christine Lagarde is defending the bank’s record low rates and other stimulus measures as she prepares to take over with the economy facing trouble from trade wars and Brexit. During hearings in the European parliament Wednesday,...
07:00, 09/05/2019

Asian stocks up slightly as investors await central bank moves Asian stocks rose slightly Monday. Investors are looking out this week for signs about how central banks around the world may take action to support economic growth....
09:32, 09/09/2019

Russian central bank holds key rate, signals future cuts Russia's central bank held its key interest rate at 7.75 percent on Friday in line with market expectations, but said it could consider cutting rates as early as June....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Turkey fires central bank chief as economic crisis endures No reason was given for Murat Cetinkaya's sacking, but the governor had been loath to cut the interest rate from 24%. Over the past year, Turkey has faced skyrocketing inflation as a result of a debt and currency crisis....
10:48, 07/06/2019

Turkey fires central bank governor as policy differences deepen Turkey on Saturday fired its central bank governor and replaced him with the bank's deputy governor, a presidential decree published on the official gazette showed....
17:01, 07/06/2019

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra: Bank of England's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does not allow money laundering or finance terrorism, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said....
10:16, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-China central bank urges calm after Baoshang takeover China's central bank sought to calm investors on Sunday after last month's takeover of Inner Mongolia-based Baoshang Bank, saying regulators are not planning any more such moves for the moment....
17:32, 06/02/2019

South Africa's rand continues to tumble on central bank worries South Africa's rand fell again early on Friday, reaching a new 2019 low as assurances by the ruling African National Congress about the independence of the central bank did little to ease nerves about economic policy....
11:00, 06/07/2019

Australia's central bank flags lower rates in jobs hunt Australia's top central banker on Thursday said it was not "unrealistic" to expect a further reduction in interest rates given ample slack in the labor market, and called on the government for action on fiscal stimulus....
06:32, 06/20/2019

Bond Yield Hits 20-Month Low After US Central Bank Signals Rate Cut The benchmark 10-year bond yield was at 6.75 per cent, as of 9:15 am, its lowest level since October 17, 2017, and down 9 basis points from its previous close....
10:16, 06/20/2019

Stocks Tread Water Ahead of Major Central Bank Meetings Investors await a series of central bank policy meetings this week, with the main focus to be on the Federal Reserve, whose members are likely to debate an interest-rate cut....
14:48, 06/17/2019

European Central Bank cuts interest rates for first time since 2016 The European Central Bank (ECB) has cut interest rates for the first time since 2016, while introducing a sweeping stimulus package in an attempt to kick-start a lacklustre eurozone economy and stave off recession....
14:32, 09/12/2019

Global Central Bank Shift Eases Drag on Chinese Currency Shifts toward easier monetary policy by central banks in the U.S. and Europe have reduced some of the downward pressure building on China’s currency....
15:16, 06/22/2019

Brazil's central bank sees $5.3 bln current account deficit for July Brazil's central bank expects the country's current account deficit will widen to $5.3 billion in July, Fernando Rocha, head of the bank's statistics department, said on Thursday....
18:00, 07/25/2019

Brazil’s central bank aims to stimulate competition through open banking New regulation would see top-12 banks adopt open banking second half of next year; central bank hopes better risk management will lower cost of credit, spur growth....
13:48, 05/01/2019

IMF's Christine Lagarde Wins EU Support to Lead European Central Bank European leaders have agreed to nominate International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde to become the next president of the European Central Bank....
20:32, 07/02/2019

Zambian president fires finance minister, replaces her with central bank's Ng'andu Zambia's president has fired Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe and appointed central bank deputy governor Bwalya Ng'andu to replace her, the president's office said....
11:00, 07/15/2019

Erdogan reportedly says Turkish central bank chief ousted for refusing rate cut Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sacked the central bank governor for refusing the government's repeated demands for rate cuts, Hurriyet newspaper on Sunday quoted Erdogan as telling a meeting with his party's lawmakers....
06:00, 07/08/2019

European Central Bank bigwig outlines why Facebook’s Libra isn’t real cryptocurrency A representative of the European Central Bank (ECB) has slammed Facebook‘s quasi-cryptocurrency Libra, referring to its proposed ecosystem as a “siren call.” Yves Mersch, Luxemborgian lawyer and ECB executive board member, even told attendees of the European System of Central Banks’ legal conference...
17:48, 09/02/2019

New Zealand central bank revokes ANZ's permission to assess operational risk capital New Zealand's central bank has revoked Australia and New Zealand Banking Group's local license to calculate its own operational risk capital due to "persistent" control failures, adding to the bank's minimum capital requirement in the country....
09:48, 05/17/2019

US tariffs could cut China's GDP growth by 0.3 percentage points, says Chinese central bank advisor Plans by Washington to hike tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods could cut China's growth by 0.3 percentage points but the strengthening economy has become more resilient to external shocks, a Chinese central bank advisor said on Friday....
04:16, 05/10/2019

As Recession Fears Grow in Europe, Central Bank Signals Stimulus Increase Mario Draghi, the central bank’s president, said “additional stimulus will be required” unless the economy improves. Action could come as early as July....
00:00, 06/19/2019

Banks reopen after workers suspend austerity strike against Lebanon Central Bank Employees at Lebanon's Central Bank have decided to suspend their strike until Friday -- hoping negotiations with the government over proposed austerity measures will lead to a breakthrough....
18:00, 05/07/2019

Hemmed in by sanctions, Venezuela central bank moves forex operations to cash Venezuela's central bank has begun using piles of cash rather than electronic transfer to sell foreign exchange to local banks, according to five finance sector sources, a sign of how the nation's economy has become increasingly primitive amid a hyperinflationary meltdown....
00:48, 05/04/2019

Brazil needs concrete progress on reform to anchor inflation -central bank chief Concrete progress on Brazil's fiscal and economic reform agenda is crucial to a benign outlook for inflation, central bank President Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday, adding that current inflation expectations are in line with targets....
00:32, 07/05/2019

Dutch central bank to regulate crypto firms from January 10, orders them to register The Dutch central bank announced on Tuesday it would begin regulating companies that offer crypto-currency services beginning on Jan. 10 and said they must register to remain in business....
01:16, 09/04/2019

China's central bank denies it's devaluing country's currency to counter tariffs China has allowed its yuan to break through 7 against the dollar for the first time in 11 years, but it insisted the move is not "competitive devaluation."...
15:48, 08/05/2019

In Firing Central Bank Chief, Turkey’s Leader Trades Credibility for Growth The move by Recep Tayyip Erdogan dealt a new blow to the central bank’s credibility while threatening to intensify the nation’s wrenching economic crisis....
23:16, 07/06/2019

Bond yields, stock prices supported ahead of central bank meetings Asian stock markets held firm and bond yields rose on Wednesday as hopes of diminishing U.S.-China tensions and reduced risk of no-deal Brexit prompted investors to take profit in risk-off trade ahead of key central bank policy meetings....
06:16, 09/11/2019

China's Central Bank Reforms Rates to Boost Cheap Funding for Businesses The People’s Bank of China unveiled a long-awaited reform to its interest-rate mechanism, a move aimed at reducing financing costs for businesses struggling with a cooling economy....
20:00, 08/17/2019

Argentina central bank faces peso test ahead of fraught election Argentina's central bank must toe a politically fraught line between providing support for the peso without blasting through the bank's reserves, as policymakers seek to salvage the currency ahead of the October presidential election, analysts said on Friday....
22:32, 08/16/2019

Trade war could trigger a 'global financial crisis,' says ex-China central bank chief China continued to ramp up the rhetoric against the U.S. on Friday, with a former Chinese central bank chief saying that further escalation in trade tensions between Washington and Beijing could greatly hurt the global economy....
13:16, 05/31/2019

Hard for Xi, Trump to make progress on trade: former China central bank chief China's President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to find it "difficult" to make major progress toward ending their countries' trade war when they meet at a G20 summit in Japan in June, a former top Chinese official said on Friday....
08:48, 05/31/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Assets fall after ECB fails to act; Russia central bank eyed Emerging-market assets fell on Friday, on track to end the week lower, as investors shied away from riskier assets after the head of the European Central Bank disappointed them by toning down expectations of aggressive monetary-policy easing....
11:00, 07/26/2019

Rising bond yields support value stocks ahead of central bank meetings Bond yields climbed and stock markets held steady on Wednesday, as hopes of easing U.S.-China tensions and diminished risk of a no-deal Brexit prompted traders to take profit before key central bank meetings....
06:16, 09/11/2019

China's central bank is poised to cut interest rates amid trade war, economist says The People's Bank of China is expected lower rates twice later in 2019 and once in 2020 amid the country's trade fight with the U.S., said a Bank of America Merrill Lynch economist on Wednesday....
06:16, 06/06/2019

Mexico central bank board member says this is 'game changer' after U.S. tariff threat Mexican central bank board member Jonathan Heath said on Twitter Thursday night "this is a game changer," after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico if the flow of illegal immigrants across the southern border is not stopped....
07:48, 05/31/2019

Fed's Powell treads carefully as Trump's central bank pick faces trouble Conservative commentator Stephen Moore's sexist comments about women have put in jeopardy his path to the Federal Reserve, with the No. 2 Republican in the Senate saying Wednesday that President Donald Trump's potential nominee may not have the votes to be confirmed....
12:48, 05/02/2019

Central bank policy has left no 'safe havens' for investors, bond expert says There are no traditional "safe havens" for investors anymore given the current climate for bond yields, according to Stephen Oh, the global head of credit and fixed income at PineBridge Investments....
21:48, 09/11/2019

Argentina central bank faces peso test ahead of October election Argentina's central bank must toe a politically fraught line between supporting the peso without blasting through the bank's reserves, as policymakers seek to salvage the currency ahead of October's presidential election, analysts said on Friday....
07:00, 08/17/2019

The European Central Bank meets as inflation cools and trade tensions heat up The European Central Bank (ECB) announced its easy-money exit strategy one year ago. But twelve months on, the world couldn't look more different....
10:32, 06/06/2019

Norway wealth fund should move more investment to North America, central bank says Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund should shift billions in investments from European stock markets and instead invest more in the United States and other North American markets to seek higher returns, the fund's manager recommended on Tuesday....
14:16, 08/27/2019

Exclusive: Yuan at right level, disorderly capital flows unlikely - China central bank official China's yuan is at an appropriate level currently and two-way fluctuations in the currency will not necessarily cause disorderly capital flows, a senior official at the People's Bank of China told Reuters on Tuesday....
17:00, 08/13/2019

Wall Street edges higher ahead of major earnings, central bank meetings U.S. stocks eked out small gains on Monday as investors were wary of making big bets ahead of key central bank meetings on interest rates and waited for earnings from marquee companies including Facebook and Amazon due later this week....
19:32, 07/22/2019

Swedish central bank Riksbank talks rate hike amid recession fears The Riksbank is sticking with its plan to raise its main interest rate in the next few months despite recession worries. The hawkish stance, which puts the bank at odds with major central banks, has left experts puzzled....
16:16, 09/06/2019

Japan's central bank chief Kuroda sounds alarm on global economy ahead of G-20 Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said Group of 20 meetings this year will discuss current account balances and also said bilateral trade measures will not resolve such imbalances....
08:00, 05/27/2019

Turkish currency and stocks drop after President Erdogan fires top central bank official Turkey's stocks and currency dropped on Monday as investors ditched Turkish assets after the country's central bank governor was ousted by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
23:48, 07/08/2019

China's central bank chief meets head of Hong Kong monetary authority China's central bank governor met the chief executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority on Wednesday to discuss financial cooperation in the so-called Greater Bay Area of southern China, the People's Bank of China said....
04:16, 08/29/2019

Shares in Asia trade mixed as European central bank delays rate hike Stocks in Asia were mixed in early trade on Friday as the European Central Bank said it would delay its first post-crisis interest rate hike till at least the middle of next year....
04:48, 06/07/2019

European Central Bank at the heart of German Bund problem, says Financial Times' Tom Stubbington Tommy Stubbington, Financial Times markets reporter, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss Germany's interest rates and Denmark's negative mortgages rates....
20:48, 08/21/2019

RPT-Indian central bank to review data storage rules for payment firms-govt India's central bank will look into concerns about data storage rules that have been raised by companies, a government statement said on Tuesday, months after entities such as Mastercard and Visa were forced to store more of their data locally in the country....
10:32, 06/18/2019

Australia PM struggles to meet tax relief election pledge, central bank urges stimulus Australia's re-elected coalition said on Tuesday it would struggle to deliver tax breaks for tens of millions of voters by July 1, a cornerstone of it's election campaign, as the central bank called for stimulus to aid a slowing economy....
09:16, 05/21/2019

Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China’s central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting....
11:16, 06/08/2019

European Central Bank extends date of earliest interest rate increase to mid-2020 instead of end of year VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — European Central Bank extends date of earliest interest rate increase to mid-2020 instead of end of year....
15:16, 06/06/2019

South Korea's central bank holds rates steady but trade woes strengthen calls to cut South Korea's central bank kept monetary policy unchanged on Friday but a split vote in the decision provided a firm signal the bank was shifting to a dovish footing as the intensifying Sino-U.S. trade war bolstered the case for more stimulus....
09:16, 05/31/2019

People are buying up the asset class that loves trade wars, central bank easing and volatility Fear about slowing growth and the prospect of lower interest rates have pushed the price of gold higher, but analysts say it may be nearing the top of its run for now....
03:32, 06/06/2019

Indian court asks central bank to confirm WhatsApp's compliance with local data rules India's top court has given the central bank six weeks to report on whether WhatsApp had complied with data localization norms as the Facebook-owned messenger gears up to launch a payments service in the country, a person involved in the matter said....
19:16, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
06:00, 07/12/2019

Ex-China central bank chief says no major trade breakthrough seen at China-U.S. meeting Former Chinese central bank governor Dai Xianglong said on Friday he expected no major breakthrough over trade at an anticipated meeting between Chinese and U.S. leaders in Japan at the end of June....
04:48, 05/31/2019

Argentina central bank to keep tight monetary policy despite currency policy changes Argentina's central bank will maintain a tight monetary policy despite changes to recently implemented currency restrictions, central bank President Guido Sandleris said on Monday....
00:32, 09/03/2019

Australian central bank cuts benchmark rate by 0.25% to a new record low of 1.25% in 1st rate change in almost 3 years. MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian central bank cuts benchmark rate by 0.25% to a new record low of 1.25% in 1st rate change in almost 3 years....
07:16, 06/04/2019

Asia markets set to trade mixed ahead of trade talks, central bank decisions Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade mixed on Tuesday as investors await developments from U.S.-China trade talks this week in Shanghai as well as monetary policy decisions from major central banks....
02:16, 07/30/2019

Taking 'responsibilty': Australia printed typo 46 million times on $50 bills, central bank admits Australia's central bank is taking "responsibilty" – or rather, responsibility – for a microscopic typo on 46 million bank notes.        ...
17:48, 05/09/2019

Central America to Central Europe: Hondurans in Germany Annually, thousands of people leave Central America to search for more-sustainable conditions elsewhere. Most head to the United States. But some Central Americas have applied for asylum in Germany and the EU....
00:32, 07/27/2019

CORRECTED-Investors renew calls for Deutsche Bank to trim investment bank Deutsche Bank investors are renewing calls for it to scale back its investment bank division ahead of what promises to be a challenging annual shareholder meeting next week....
20:32, 05/16/2019

Deutsche Bank to quit equities, shrink investment bank in 7.4 bln euro overhaul Deutsche Bank said on Sunday it plans exit its global equities business and scale back its investment bank in a sweeping, 7.4 billion euro overhaul designed to turn around the struggling German flagship lender....
20:16, 07/07/2019

Deutsche Bank plans radical overhaul with €50bn hived off to 'bad bank' – reports The struggling German lender will move poorly performing assets and drastically shrink its investment banking arm, the FT saysDeutsche Bank has drawn up plans for a radical restructuring which will involve the creation of a “bad bank” to hold tens of billions of euros of toxic assets and a round of ...
10:00, 06/17/2019

Bank of America's push to turn around investment bank is bearing fruit Bank of America Corp said on Monday its deal-making unit is gaining momentum with midsized companies as it focuses on the sector to regain market share....
02:32, 09/10/2019

CITIC Bank Private Bank: Success = Technology + Human Touch CITIC Private Bank is leading Chinese private wealth managers in the adaptation of technology, but it is not forgetting the most important element of customer service and the notion that each App Must Have the Warmth of the Human Touch!...
20:16, 04/28/2019

Investors renew calls for Deutsche Bank to trim investment bank Deutsche Bank investors are renewing calls for it to scale back its investment bank division ahead of what promises to be a challenging annual shareholder meeting next week....
19:48, 05/16/2019

Deutsche Bank CEO to invest 25% of fixed salary in bank's shares: source Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Officer Christian Sewing is planning to invest a quarter of his fixed salary in the bank's shares, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
16:00, 07/09/2019

Deutsche Bank CEO to invest 25% of fixed salary in bank's shares - source Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Officer Christian Sewing is planning to invest a quarter of his fixed salary in the bank's shares, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
14:32, 07/09/2019

RPT-Investors renew calls for Deutsche Bank to trim investment bank Deutsche Bank investors are renewing calls for it to scale back its investment bank division ahead of what promises to be a challenging annual shareholder meeting next week....
10:16, 05/17/2019

WRAPUP 1-Loan growth fuels profit beat at Royal Bank of Canada, TD Bank Royal Bank of Canada and Toronto-Dominion Bank beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profits on Thursday, as strong loan growth boosted their retail banking businesses and interest income....
17:32, 05/23/2019

Deutsche Bank is kicking off a brutal cull of 18,000 jobs as part of a $8.3 billion overhaul. Here's what we know about what's going on at the German bank. Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach Deutsche Bank CEO Christian Sewing revealed a sweeping overhaul of Germany's biggest bank after a supervisory board meeting on Sunday. The restructuring plan will see the bank shift from servicing asset managers and hedge funds to selling cash management, trade finance, and ...
18:32, 07/08/2019

Deutsche Bank may create 'bad bank' for high-risk assets Germany's largest lender is planning to isolate up to €50 billion in high-risk assets, reported the Financial Times. The bank's chief executive has vowed to restore sustainable profitability to the ailing lender....
17:48, 06/17/2019

Deutsche Bank to reportedly set up 50 billion euro bad bank; shares pop over 3% Deutsche Bank is planning to overhaul its trading operations by creating a "bad bank" to hold tens of billions of euros of assets, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
14:00, 06/17/2019

Deutsche Bank chair against strategy change at investment bank - FT Deutsche Bank Chairman Paul Achleitner told the Financial Times that Germany's largest lender did not need a fundamental overhaul of its investment division after merger talks with rival Commerzbank failed....
08:32, 04/29/2019

Exit of Deutsche Bank's investment bank chief marks end of era The head of Deutsche Bank's investment bank agreed to step down on Friday in a sign of the division's waning influence as Germany's largest lender prepares a multi-billion dollar restructuring aimed at reversing a decline in its fortunes....
19:48, 07/05/2019

Deutsche Bank's bank capital debt back in the red, CDS decline Deutsche Bank's capital boosting Additional Tier I debt issues dropped back into the red on Monday, giving away gains made in early trade following news of the German lender's planned overhaul over the weekend....
12:32, 07/08/2019

Deutsche Bank is about to undergo its biggest restructuring ever. Here's what we know about what's going on at the German bank. Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach Deutsche Bank CEO Christian Sewing is expected to announce a sweeping overhaul of Germany's biggest bank after a supervisory board meeting on Sunday. The restructuring will reportedly focus on its US business and could include the cutting of 15,000 to 20,000 jobs. We've outl...
23:00, 07/06/2019

PNB's Board To Meet Soon On Merger With Oriental Bank, United Bank The bank has received a communication from the Ministry of Finance that the alternative mechanism after consultation with Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided that Punjab National Bank, Oriental......
03:00, 09/01/2019

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15:32, 05/30/2019

Could an independent Wales go it alone? Wales is not too poor to be an independent nation. The ex-first minister of Wales believes so anyway, though others are less sure. So, how would Wales fare economically if it had to go it alone in a post-Brexit world?...
13:16, 08/09/2019

Deutsche Bank U.S. Operations Chief to Leave Bank Deutsche Bank AG’s chief operating officer for the Americas, Kate Clifford, has quit after a little more than a year in the role, according to people familiar with the matter....
12:16, 06/05/2019

Deutsche Bank CEO Signals More Cuts to Investment Bank Chief Executive Christian Sewing signaled the lender will shrink its investment bank as it struggles to stabilize the business and regain support from investors who have pushed its shares to record lows....
12:48, 05/23/2019

U.S. regulators ask Deutsche Bank to explain "bad bank" proposal -FT U.S. regulators have sought explanation from Deutsche Bank AG about its "bad bank" proposal and its impact on U.S. operations at the loss-making German lender, the Financial Times reported on Monday....
06:48, 06/24/2019

U.S. regulators ask Deutsche Bank to explain 'bad bank' proposal: FT U.S. regulators have sought explanation from Deutsche Bank AG about its "bad bank" proposal and its impact on U.S. operations at the loss-making German lender, the Financial Times reported on Monday....
12:00, 06/24/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond Names Four Independent Directors Bed Bath & Beyond named four new independent directors to its board and reached a settlement with the three activist investors who had been pressuring the company to make leadership changes....
15:00, 05/29/2019

I believe Huawei is independent, executive tells UK MPs John Suffolk says Chinese requirement to cooperate with spy agencies does not applyHuawei is not obliged to compromise its products in order to comply with China’s intelligence law, a senior executive at the company has told MPs at a UK parliamentary hearing.John Suffolk, the telecoms firm’s global ...
22:16, 06/10/2019

6 Independent Jewellery Brands To Know About This Summer Strong design AND affordable aren't always phrases that go together in the jewellery world but the collections from the independent designers featured here combine the two in equal measure....
09:48, 05/26/2019

Deutsche Bank to set up 50 billion euro bad bank: FT Deutsche Bank is planning to overhaul its trading operations by creating a "bad bank" to hold tens of billions of euros of assets and shrinking or shutting its U.S. equity and trading businesses, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
23:48, 06/16/2019

Deutsche Bank's bad bank a 'pimple on the backside' As part of a major restructuring plan, Germany's largest lender is setting up a new unit to isolate €74 billion in toxic assets. So-called bad banks have been created before, but will this one work?...
13:32, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Deutsche Bank to set up 50 bln euro bad bank -FT Deutsche Bank is planning to overhaul its trading operations by creating a "bad bank" to hold tens of billions of euros of assets and shrinking or shutting its U.S. equity and trading businesses, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
00:48, 06/17/2019

The Latest: BCA head: Damond probe thorough, independent The Latest on a Minneapolis police officer being convicted of murder and manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman who had called 911 (all times local): 8:15 a.m....
00:16, 05/02/2019

Rheingau Music Festival: 'We are totally independent' In a country with a highly subsidized culture scene, Germany's Rheingau Music Festival stands out — it doesn't depend on public funding. The managing director explains how that works....
21:00, 06/21/2019

Parents, children disagree on when they'll be financially independent A recent survey identifies the key points at which young adults should hit key financial milestones. For many, those pressures can contribute to a quarter-life crisis....
16:32, 07/23/2019

A Majority of Nissan's New Board Will Be Independent Directors Nissan Motor said it would nominate an 11-member board with seven independent directors, seeking to add outside oversight after governance problems that the company blamed on former Chairman Carlos Ghosn....
12:48, 05/17/2019

South Sudan's independent media under pressure Eight years after independence, South Sudan still struggles to address media challenges. Independent journalists continue to fear for their freedom. Many choose to abandon either the country or their profession....
13:16, 07/09/2019

Ethiopia delays referendum on new independent region Members of the Sidama ethnic group must now wait several months longer for a referendum that could lead to the setting up of a new independent region. Many, especially young Sidama, are unhappy with the delay....
00:16, 07/19/2019

Tulsi Gabbard Says Will Not Run As Independent Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress to run for the presidency, has said that she will not contest as an independent candidate if she fails to win the Democratic presidential......
21:16, 08/30/2019

Cuba legalizes independent movie-making Cuba's Communist government on Thursday issued a decree legalizing the country's independent movie industry in a move that should facilitate production, although critics said it fails to resolve issues of censorship and distribution....
23:32, 06/27/2019

Tulsi Gabbard Says Will Not Run As An Independent Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress to run for the presidential post, has ruled out contesting as an independent candidate if she fails to win the Democratic presidential......
16:48, 08/31/2019

Amash mulling over presidential bid as independent after leaving GOP Just days after announcing he was leaving the GOP over his disagreements with President Trump and the party’s top brass, Rep. Justin Amash, I-Mich., said on Sunday that he is not ruling out a possible White House run in 2020....
19:16, 07/07/2019

Teens don't believe they'll be financially independent from parents by 30: Survey More than 30% of teens don't believe they'll be financially independent from their parents by 30, according to a new study from Junior Achievement and Citizens Bank....
15:48, 04/29/2019

Independent Cuban think tank says closing under pressure One of Cuba's only independent think tanks said Monday that it is closing because of pressure from what it described as powerful institutions on and off the communist island, though it gave no details....
01:00, 05/21/2019

The Best Toys to Make Your Kid Independent, According to a Montessori Teacher One of the hallmarks of the Montessori method is an emphasis on independence. I’m seeing this firsthand as—I kid you not—my seven-month-old infant came home from his first week of Montessori having learned how to hold his own bottle with two hands like a Stanley Cup champion. Simone Davies, a Montes...
04:48, 07/13/2019

Virginia Beach considers independent shooting investigation NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The city of Virginia Beach may soon commission an independent investigation into the mass shooting that claimed 12 lives last month, but the findings might not come out quickly enough for some victims’ families and state lawmakers. James Wood is a City Council member and Vi...
21:16, 06/25/2019

Apple Watch set to get one step closer to being independent from your iPhone Even if you own the full LTE version of the Apple Watch 3 or Apple Watch 4, neither of these devices work entirely without an iPhone, but a new hint in the watchOS 6 beta suggests we may be getting close to that reality.According to VentureBeat's Jeremy Horwitz, the latest watchOS 6 developer b...
11:48, 06/19/2019

Virginia Beach approves independent investigation into shooting The Virginia Beach city council voted unanimously Tuesday for an independent investigation into a May 31 mass shooting at the city's municipal center that killed 12 people and wounded four others....
17:00, 07/03/2019

Magic Leap’s Independent Creator Program delivers its first app Last fall, Magic Leap launched its Independent Creator Program (ICP), which was meant to give developers the funding and support they need to launch apps and games on the company's augmented reality headset. Today, the first app to come out of the pr......
18:48, 07/25/2019

BMRT 3D Maccio Racing win EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy "The 2nd-fastest Superstock and 7th past the finish line, BMRT 3D Maccio Racing walked away with the €4,000 cash prize awarded to the winner of the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy at the 8 Hours of Slovakia Ring."...
12:32, 05/13/2019

Michigan State OKs independent probe of handling of Nassar EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University is authorizing what it says will be an independent investigation of the school’s handling of sexual assault complaints against now-imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar . The board of trustees unanimously approved the probe Friday. It...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Kavanaugh and Gorsuch defy Dem predictions with independent streak Democrats’ warnings that Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh would solidify an unwavering conservative majority on the bench so far have not come to pass, with the two Trump-nominated justices crossing over to side with liberal colleagues on numerous occasions since joining the c...
14:48, 05/22/2019

UN urges independent probe in Strait of Hormuz crisis UN chief Antonio Guterres has called on all actors in the region to "avoid a major confrontation." The US and UK have accused Iran of attacking tankers transiting through the Persian Gulf....
13:16, 06/15/2019

Ex-Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz ends independent bid for president Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz on Friday abandoned his quixotic bid for the White House as an independent. “My belief in the need to reform our two-party system has not wavered, but I have concluded that an independent campaign for the White House is not how I can best serve our country a...
19:48, 09/06/2019

U.S. calls for ‘independent and credible’ investigation into Sudan crackdown Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown "constituted a 180 degree turn in the way events were going with murder, rape, pillaging, by members of the Security Forces."...
18:16, 06/15/2019

Russians rally for independent candidates to stand in elections Thousands of people have turned out in Moscow to protest the non-registration of independent candidates for local elections. This issue is one of the rare cases that has united Russia's usually divided opposition....
23:00, 07/20/2019

Nissan CEO's departure hastened by independent directors, report says Outside directors Jenifer Rogers and Keiko Ihara, members of corporate governance committees created in the aftermath of the arrest of former chairman Carlos Ghosn, pushed for Saikawa's departure at a board meeting that went on for several hours....
16:48, 09/12/2019

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz drops independent presidential bid Schultz said Friday in a letter posted on his website, ``I have concluded that an independent campaign for the White House is not how I can best serve our country at this time.''...
14:48, 09/06/2019

Reality check: Scheer wants Canada to be ‘energy independent.’ Is this possible? Andrew Scheer is touting energy independence as a path to economic prosperity for Canada, a goal he says could be achieved through a dedicated, coast-to-coast right-of-way specifically set aside for energy infrastructure projects like pipelines and long-distance electricity transmission lines....
13:48, 05/30/2019

Nissan CEO's exit hastened by independent directors, report says Outside directors Jenifer Rogers and Keiko Ihara, members of corporate governance committees created in the aftermath of the arrest of former chairman Carlos Ghosn, pushed for Saikawa's departure at a board meeting that went on for several hours....
17:49, 09/12/2019

London teen missing in Malaysia isn’t independent: parents The parents of a 15-year-old London girl who mysteriously disappeared from a Malaysian eco-resort a week ago say she isn’t independent and has difficulty walking in new details to support their conviction that she had been abducted...
04:32, 08/10/2019

Amazon Faces E.U. Inquiry Over Data From Independent Sellers European antitrust regulators have opened an investigation into the data that Amazon uses from third-party sellers who rely on the tech company’s site...
17:00, 07/17/2019

Cuomo booted MTA board member for being too ‘independent’, sources say Gov. Cuomo bounced one of his newest MTA-board appointees last week — a move that came because his pick was too “independent,” sources said. Michael Lynton, 59, former chair of Sony Entertainment and current board chair of the company that owns Snapchat, was booted after only two months. His removal...
02:16, 06/09/2019

Magic Leap’s Independent Creator Program graduates its first game PuzzlAR: World Tour is a port of an existing smartphone AR game from Portuguese team, Ontop Studios, and it's the first Magic Leap game from its Independent Creator Program to go live.Read More...
16:16, 07/28/2019

Departure of Nissan's Saikawa hastened by independent directors - sources The fate of Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa was sealed by two external directors who persuaded the board on Monday to oust the company veteran and spare the carmaker more reputational damage after a string of high-profile scandals, two sources said....
15:48, 09/12/2019

Shakeel Ahmed, Contesting As Independent In Bihar, Suspended By Congress Shakeel Ahmed, a Congress stalwart, has been suspended by the party for playing spoilsport in the Bihar mahagathbandhan's efforts to consolidate anti-BJP votes in Madhubani by filing papers as an......
20:32, 05/05/2019

Over 40% of minority shareholders of Turquoise Hill oppose independent directors A large proportion of the minority shareholders in Rio Tinto Plc -controlled Turquoise Hill Resources voted against the re-election of the company's independent directors on Tuesday....
21:48, 05/14/2019

sex, lies, and videotape at 30: how Steven Soderbergh changed independent cinema In 1989, the micro-budget drama took the industry by surprise and changed our concept of what an indie film could achieve“I’m still making movies about two people in a room,” Steven Soderbergh told Filmmaker magazine last year, suggesting his cinema hadn’t drifted all that far from the sparse setup ...
19:00, 08/19/2019

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy, who reports to the Human Rights Council, issued the warning against the background of widespread suffering in the South American co...
20:32, 04/28/2019

Atop Tech Antitrust Probe, a Democrat With an Independent Manner Technology companies are set to come into the crosshairs of a House panel led by Rep. David Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat with an independent streak....
20:48, 06/10/2019

U.N. calls for independent probe into Venezuelan navy captain's death Venezuelan authorities must conduct an independent and transparent investigation into the death in custody of a navy captain amid allegations of torture, U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday....
20:48, 07/01/2019

Laffer: Federal Reserve shouldn’t be independent from White House Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Arthur Laffer, an economist who served as an adviser to President Trump’s 2016 campaign, took some shots at the embattled Federal Reserve chairman as he also questioned the body’s autonomy. “The fed shouldn’t be independent of the administration. Never s...
21:32, 06/30/2019

UnitedHealth's Optum strikes deal with Bay Area hospital in bid to keep it independent United's Optum is launching a new partnership with John Muir Health aimed at helping the small northern California hospital operator become more competitive with its larger rivals in the Bay Area....
13:48, 07/17/2019

'Difference-maker' independent voters in U.S. presidential election crosshairs Ellen Kirschner is no cheerleader for Donald Trump, but the retired Florida letter carrier also feels unsure about voting for a Democrat in next year's presidential election....
04:16, 08/31/2019

Apple to supply parts to independent repair shops for first time Apple Inc said on Thursday it will begin selling parts, tools and repair guides to independent shops to fix broken iPhones, a major change after years of lobbying against laws in some U.S. states that would have compelled it to do just that....
20:48, 08/29/2019

Ex-Jaguar designer Ian Callum launches independent design firm Ian Callum left Jaguar after 20 years as its design chief New Warwick-based company comprises 18 experts and will undertake a diverse range of commissions Ex-Jaguar designer Ian Callum has launched a new business venture, just weeks after his high-profile departure from the company’s styling depa...
09:16, 07/17/2019

Some calling for independent probe of fatal Texas drug raid HOUSTON (AP) — The investigation into the deadly January drug raid by Houston police that killed a couple and injured five officers has some local officials and community activists asking whether the probe should be taken over by an independent third party. The Harris County District Attorney’...
23:00, 06/28/2019

Jony Ive leaves Apple to form independent design firm Jony Ive, perhaps the most famous product designer in Apple history, has departed the company to form his own design studio - and one of its clients will be...Apple.Ive started at Apple in 1992 and designed the iconic looks of the iMac, iPod, iPhone, iPad, MacBook, and portions of the company’...
23:48, 06/27/2019

Flying, insect-like robot flits closer to independent flight Enlarge / The RoboBee X­Wing without its power and electronics. (credit: Noah T. Jafferis and E. Farrell Helbling, Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory) Just over six years ago, when researchers at Harvard announced that they had made tiny flying robots, they immediately began talking about the prospe...
01:16, 06/27/2019

Ex-owner of Russia's largest independent oil refinery arrested in Moscow A former owner of the debt-laden Antipinsky refinery, Russia's largest independent oil-processing plant, was arrested in Moscow, his company said in a statement on Sunday....
00:16, 07/15/2019

Vice-Admiral Mark Norman probe was ‘thorough, independent’, RCMP says Much of the criticism in the Mark Norman case has centred on why the Mounties did not interview members of Stephen Harper's former Conservative government....
03:32, 05/11/2019

Sweden rebuffs Trump over U.S. rapper charges, saying courts independent Sweden on Friday dismissed an angry outburst from U.S. President Donald Trump after prosecutors charged U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky with assault, saying the country's judicial system was independent of political interference....
13:32, 07/26/2019

Ram Jethmalani Shaped Criminal Law In Independent India: Arvind Kejriwal Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday condoled the death of veteran lawyer Ram Jethmalani, saying his void would never be filled and his name would be written in golden words in the legal......
11:00, 09/08/2019

Ross Perot, Who Mounted Independent Presidential Bids, Dies at 89 (DALLAS) — H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89. Perot, whose 19% of the vote in 1992 stands among the best showings by an independent candidate i...
19:48, 07/09/2019

Apple will supply parts to independent repair shops for first time Apple said on Thursday it will begin selling parts, tools and repair guides to independent shops to fix broken iPhones, a major change after years of lobbying against laws in some US states that would have compelled it to do just that. Apple said the program, which should help ease heavy demand on A...
18:16, 08/29/2019

U.N. calls for independent look into death of former Egypt leader Mohammed Morsi The United Nations human rights office called for an independent investigation Tuesday into the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, a day after he died inside a Cairo courtroom....
22:48, 06/18/2019

Bigotry makes politicians ‘complicit in the violence that follows’ : UN independent experts Responding to the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio on Saturday, a group of independent UN experts has called out the “increased use of divisive language”, as well as attempts to marginalise racial, ethnic and religious minorities”, by some politicians and leaders....
00:16, 08/08/2019

Kinder Morgan Canada to remain independent after strategic review Pipeline company Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd said on Thursday it would continue as a stand-alone entity, following a strategic review that considered options including a sale....
01:48, 05/10/2019

Sweden rebuffs Trump over US rapper charges, saying courts independent Sweden on Friday dismissed an angry outburst from U.S. President Donald Trump after prosecutors charged U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky with assault, saying the country's judicial system was independent of political interference....
15:00, 07/26/2019

Two Independent Karnataka Lawmakers Seek To Withdraw Top Court Plea Two Karnataka Independent lawmakers today urged the Supreme Court to allow them to withdraw their plea seeking its direction to the state assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar to conduct "forthwith" floor......
10:00, 07/24/2019

An independent report on Facebook’s alleged liberal bias tells us nothing Conservatives have long lamented that Facebook has a liberal, or anti-conservative, bias. Since the 2016 election, the company has been grilled on the issue by the White House more than once. In an attempt to clear the air, Facebook enlisted an indep......
00:48, 08/21/2019

sex, lies and videotape at 30: how Steven Soderbergh changed independent cinema In 1989, the micro-budget drama took the industry by surprise and changed our concept of what an indie film could achieve“I’m still making movies about two people in a room,” Steven Soderbergh told Filmmaker magazine last year, suggesting his cinema hadn’t drifted all that far from the sparse setup ...
12:16, 08/21/2019

Huawei Asks India to Take 'Informed and Independent Decision' on 5G Trials Huawei has urged India to make an "informed and independent decision" on permitting its 5G trials in the country as Huawei reels under pressure following the US ban....
08:32, 06/24/2019

U.N. chief calls for independent probe into Gulf tanker attacks United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Friday for an independent investigation to establish the facts and who was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers this week in the Gulf of Oman....
21:16, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Kinder Morgan Canada to remain independent after strategic review Pipeline company Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd said on Thursday it would continue as a stand-alone entity, following a strategic review that considered options including a sale....
01:48, 05/10/2019

Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, citing a vote that showed strong support for the idea among outside investors in the world's largest social media company....
19:48, 06/04/2019

Brexit poses ‘particular risk’ to British people in poverty: UN independent expert Brexit – the United Kingdom’s impending exit from the European Union – will drive more UK citizens into poverty unless the Government takes action to shield the most vulnerable, warned Philip Alston, the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, in a damning statement released on Fr...
00:32, 04/29/2019

Family of man shot in the back by police in Colorado call for independent investigation The attorney for the family of a man shot in the back and killed by police in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is calling for an independent investigation into the shooting....
12:32, 08/16/2019

Bird Sued for Classifying Workers Who Charge Scooters as Independent Contractors A worker for the e-scooter company Bird has sued the billion-dollar micro-mobility startup for classifying the workers who charge the e-scooters as independent contractors in order to save money and cut costs....
19:00, 05/07/2019

U.S. has lost 24 million acres of natural land in 16 years: independent report The United States has lost the equivalent of nine Grand Canyon national parks, or 24 million acres (9712455.41 hectares) of natural area, between 2001 and 2017 due to agriculture, energy development, housing sprawl and other human factors, making the country more vulnerable to the impacts of climate...
16:48, 08/06/2019

In Norway, I finally found out what it means to be a truly independent woman | Hasina Shirzad After leaving Afghanistan I was unprepared for life in a country where tasks are not strictly divided between the sexesMy life story might be summed up like this: I’ve travelled from one of the worst countries in the world for women to one of the best countries. I am an Afghan refugee in Norway. Ada...
09:32, 07/24/2019

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles, making it harder to reach informed decisions....
19:32, 05/24/2019

European pilots urge EU regulator to conduct independent review of Boeing 737 Max European pilots are urging the EU's aviation regulator to conduct an independent and thorough review of the Boeing 737 Max before it flies again. The planes have been grounded since mid-March following two fatal crashes....
17:16, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Over 40% of minority shareholders of Turquoise Hill oppose independent directors A large proportion of the minority shareholders in Rio Tinto Plc-controlled Turquoise Hill Resources voted against the re-election of the company's independent directors on Tuesday....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Cuba finally legalizes independent movie-making — but censorship still an issue Cuba’s Communist government has issued a decree legalizing the country’s independent movie industry in a move that should facilitate production, although critics said it fails to resolve issues of censorship and distribution....
22:32, 06/28/2019

Representative Justin Amash, Newly Independent, Resigns From Oversight Committee After leaving the Republican Party, Mr. Amash withdrew from the committee, most likely pre-empting his removal but depriving Democrats on the panel of their only bipartisan ally....
02:48, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, citing a vote that showed strong support for the idea among outside investors in the world's largest social media company....
19:48, 06/04/2019

China's Didi Chuxing launches autonomous driving unit as independent company Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Monday it has launched its autonomous driving unit as an independent company that will focus on research and look to deepen collaboration with automakers....
08:16, 08/05/2019

Federal watchdog agency: Misclassifying workers as independent contractors is not a labor violation Misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor is not itself a violation of federal law, the National Labor Relations Board ruled Thursday in a victory for employers....
06:16, 08/30/2019

‘I Feel More Independent.’ California City Tests Out Universal Basic Income Plan (STOCKTON, Calif.) — Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang wants to give cash to every American each month. Susie Garza has never heard of Yang. But since February, she’s been getting $500 a month from a nonprofit in Stockton, California, as part of an experiment that offers some...
02:48, 09/04/2019

Rights of ‘gilets jaunes’ protesters in France, ‘disproportionately curtailed’, say UN independent experts French protesters’ rights have been “disproportionately curtailed” during the wave of recent “gilet jaunes”, or yellow jacket demonstrations across the country over Government economic policies, said a group of independent UN human rights experts on Thursday....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Libya detention centre airstrike could amount to a war crime says UN, as Guterres calls for independent investigation An airstrike on a detention centre in Tripoli that killed scores of migrants and refugees “deserves more than condemnation”, UN agencies said on Wednesday, as both the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the head of the UN mission in Libya (UNSMIL), insisted that it may amount to a war crime. ...
16:48, 07/27/2019

Saudi Arabia in spotlight as UN-appointed independent investigator publishes full Khashoggi findings Responsibility for the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi lies with “high-level officials” of the monarchy, a UN-appointed independent investigator said on Wednesday, in a renewed call for full State accountability for the crime. ...
18:32, 06/19/2019

Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military, independent UN experts claim in new report   Money earned by the Myanmar military from international and domestic business deals, “substantially enhances its ability to carry out gross violations of human rights with impunity” according to a report released on Monday by an independent United Nations group looking into military-business ties in...
23:48, 08/05/2019

Politicization of migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary making them scapegoats, independent UN human rights expert warns  Expressing deep concern over how migration and migrants themselves are being politicized and scapegoated in Hungary, an independent United Nations human rights expert on Wednesday urged the Government to immediately end its “crisis” approach to the issue. ...
20:32, 07/17/2019

UN chief accepts independent report on Myanmar, highlighting ‘systemic’ failure surrounding Rohingya crisis An independent review into how the UN System operated in Myanmar in the years leading up to the mass exodus of the Rohingya following serious human rights abuses, has concluded there were “systemic and structural failures” that prevented a unified strategy from being implemented....
00:32, 06/18/2019

Evidence shows ‘brutal’ killing of Saudi journalist ‘planned and perpetrated’ by State officials: UN independent expert Evidence collected in Turkey shows on initial examination, that former dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of “a brutal and premeditated killing, planned and perpetrated by officials of the State of Saudi Arabia,” according to the United Nations expert conducting an independent h...
20:00, 04/28/2019

This online company 3D-prints beautiful and unique lamp designs from independent designers — here's how 4 different styles look in real life Gantri At Gantri, you can shop beautiful and unique 3D-printed lamps created by independent designers from around the world. All the lamps are creative and eye-catching, not to mention light, durable, and functional. At $98 to $188, they're pricier than average lamps — but they're clearly ...
02:48, 08/30/2019

Steve Smith injury: Australian cricket's medical chief calls for team doctors to be independent Australia's medical chief Alex Kontouris believes that independent doctors could be on the way to assess head injuries following Steve Smith's withdrawal from the Second Ashes Test at Lord's....
05:00, 08/20/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Independent experts on Myanmar, Guterres denounces US mass shootings, Libyan airport violence, UN Spokesperson on Kashmir Our main stories today: Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military; UN chief renounces shootings in the United States; ‘Repeated indiscriminate’ shelling of Libyan airport raises concern; UN voices ‘concern’ over Kashmir; and new UN agriculture chief reaffirms commitment with Italy o...
06:48, 08/07/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Independent UN experts on Myanmar, UN chief renounces attacks in US, Libyan airport violence, UN spokesperson on Kashmir, and FAO and Italy on development Our main stories today: Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military; UN chief renounces shootings in the United States; ‘Repeated indiscriminate’ shelling of Libyan airport raises concern; UN voices ‘concern’ over Kashmir; and new UN agriculture chief reaffirms commitment with Italy o...
10:16, 08/06/2019

What’s a Bad Bank and How Can It Help Deutsche Bank? When a lender is in trouble and decides to switch strategy, the solution can be what’s commonly referred to as a “bad bank.” It’s a plan that Deutsche Bank AG is said to be studying to help it return to profit by reducing its focus on investment banking. But while the idea might sound simple, carryi...
10:50, 07/06/2019

'Robot umpires' debut in independent Atlantic League 'Robot umpires' debut in independent Atlantic League; computer calls balls and strikes at All-Star Game       ...
16:48, 07/11/2019

A$AP Rocky latest: Sweden hits back at Trump's outburst insisting the country's legal system is independent of politics Sweden has dismissed an angry outburst from Donald Trump over A$AP Rocky's assault charge, insisting the country's judicial system is independent of political interference....
18:00, 07/26/2019

Central America's most charming city Cobbled streets, colonial Spanish architecture, nearby volcanoes and perfect weather all year round make Antigua, Guatemala, a jewel in Central America's crown....
15:48, 05/20/2019

TPD investigating homicide in Central Tucson TUCSON -The Tucson Police Department is investigating a homicide near the 2600 block of North Palo Verde Avenue. According to officials, the suspect is in custody. Details are limited at this time, stay with News 4 Tucson for the latest updates. ...
07:16, 05/16/2019

| Three dead in central Paris fire Three people have died and another was seriously injured in a fire that broke out in a building in central Paris in the early hours of Saturday, fire services said....
20:16, 06/22/2019

Mel Rodriguez on Getting On, Will Forte, and On Becoming A God In Central Florida If you’ve watched any television in the past twenty years, you’ve seen Mel Rodriguez. With guest spots on everything from Gilmore Girls to Big Love to Community, the actor made a habit of popping up for an episode or two—often as a law enforcement officer—before landing the role of Nurse Patsy De La...
01:16, 08/21/2019

Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us Is More Than a Vindication of the Central Park Five Nearly an hour into the premiere episode of Ava DuVernay’s Netflix miniseries When They See Us, four of the boys who will soon be known as the Central Park Five are left alone together in a holding cell. (The fifth, Korey Wise, is locked in with adults because he’s all of 16 years old.) ...
18:16, 05/21/2019

TPD: Investigating homicide in central Tucson TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department is investigating a homicide near Stone Avenue and Fort Lowell Road. According to TPD, the homicide happened in the 400 block of E Navajo Rd. Details are limited at this time, stay with News 4 Tucson for the latest update....
09:00, 06/18/2019

'Central casting': Trump is talking more than ever about men's looks President Donald Trump told Fox News in June that it's "tough" to follow his instincts and withdraw all troops from Afghanistan when a "great-looking, central casting" military general urges him not to....
03:32, 08/14/2019

Central U.S. cleans up after severe weather After a weekend of what AccuWeather Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer called the worst setup for severe weather he has seen in years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Storm Prediction Center issued over 50 preliminary tornado reports across the central United States, and there m...
19:48, 05/19/2019

TFD working rollover in central Tucson TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department is working a vehicle rollover that occurred near First Street and Sixth Avenue Thursday evening. According to the Tucson Police Department, two vehicles collided shortly after 5 p.m. One patient was evaluated at the scene and was cleared. Two were transported to...
06:00, 08/16/2019

When They See Us: You Will Not Only See the Central Park Five; You'll Hear, Feel, and Want to Fight for Them Central Park Five. It’s a name that has been bestowed upon Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Jr., and Korey Wise. Five men—then teenagers—who tragically embodied the turn of phrase, “wrong place at the wrong time,” were essentially immortalized into infamy as soon as th...
21:32, 05/21/2019

Wildfires hit central Portugal, 1,000 firefighters mobilized More than 1,000 firefighters battled three blazes sweeping across central Portugal early on Sunday, prompting authorities to partially evacuate a village and leaving one person with severe injuries....
04:48, 07/21/2019

| 95 killed in attack on central Mali village Ninety-five people in a central Malian village inhabited by the Dogon community have been killed by gunmen in an overnight attack, a local official and a security source said....
23:00, 06/10/2019

May mayhem: Wild weather wallops central U.S A tornado touched down near Tulsa International Airport amid storms in the Southern Plains that brought a deluge of rain and powerful winds, closing an interstate and flipping campers at a raceway.        ...
06:16, 05/22/2019

How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five With a new Netflix series revisiting the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys, a writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth....
12:32, 05/30/2019

Central Africans ‘need our help now’: UN’s deputy relief chief  “Spikes of violence” in previously unaffected areas of the Central African Republic (CAR) have prompted new displacement, the United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator said on Wednesday, calling for additional funding to meet the humanitarian needs of 2.9 million people....
02:32, 09/05/2019

Man transported to hospital after shooting in central Tucson TUCSON – A man was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after being involved in a shooting Monday morning, police say. Tucson Police Department responded to the intersection of Oracle and Grant roads at about 6 a.m. There is no suspect in custody at this time. The Circle K stor...
02:16, 06/11/2019

Two Confirmed Tornadoes in South-Central Kentucky Friday’s night’s mesoscale convective system rolled in with heavy rain, strong wind, and hail. Along with the usual threats, came a couple of tornadoes embedded in straight-line wind gusts that caused minor damage in Simpson and Allen Counties. Two weak tornadoes were confirmed after survey teams we...
15:48, 06/23/2019

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes central Philippines A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the central Philippines on Monday, the U.S Geological Survey (USGS) said, and a Reuters witness said office buildings swayed in the main business district of the capital, Manila....
20:00, 04/28/2019

On Becoming A God In Central Florida plays a wicked game “What’s winning?! What’s playing?!” Krystal Stubbs demands to know after abandoning Cody at the couples banquet at the Paradise Cay retreat for silver level FAM Washingtons—the setting of the bizzaro and immersive “Many Masters.” Increasingly, it’s clear that no one in FAM really knows what game the...
11:32, 09/16/2019

Multiple tornadoes cause damage in central Indiana Weather officials say severe storms in central Indiana produced at least four tornadoes, leaving thousands without power and damaging buildings. No injuries were reported. (June 17)        ...
10:32, 06/17/2019

Jordan Klepper tries again with new Comedy Central take on the news Former 'Daily Show' stalwart Jordan Klepper has a new series on Comedy Central that tries for the heft of '60 Minutes' and the laughs of 'Daily'        ...
16:48, 05/08/2019

Central Missouri tornado wrecks car dealership A "violent tornado" touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri, according to the National Weather Service, but there were no immediate reports of fatalities. There is heavy damage, including in a Jefferson City car dealership. (May 23)        ...
15:16, 05/23/2019

Second Ave building near Grand Central Terminal set for makeover An overlooked office tower near Grand Central Terminal is now on track for a complete makeover. The glass and steel building at 300 E. 42nd St. sits along the full Second Avenue blockfront to East 41st Street and was recently sold to a new owner. Keith Rubenstein’s Somerset Partners and Meadow Partn...
12:00, 09/04/2019

Sure Seems Like Trump Still Thinks the Central Park Five Are Guilty Nearly three decades after demanding five young people of color be put to death for a crime they didn’t commit, President Donald Trump on Tuesday refused to concede that the Central Park Five are innocent....
23:16, 06/18/2019

Party of 5? Competitive NL Central in for taut 2nd half NL Central providing MLB with needed dose of pennant fever heading into 2nd half; all 5 teams separated by 4½ games       ...
22:48, 07/11/2019

TPD investigating armed robbery in central Tucson TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department is looking to identify a suspect involved in an armed robbery in central Tucson. According to TPD, the suspect has robbed the Circle K at Grant and Oracle two times. Each time the suspect is armed with a knife and steals alcohol. Detectives need help iden...
00:32, 05/25/2019

Second Ave. building near Grand Central Terminal set for makeover An overlooked office tower near Grand Central Terminal is now on track for a complete makeover. The glass and steel building at 300 E. 42nd St. sits along the full Second Avenue blockfront to East 41st Street and was recently sold to a new owner. Keith Rubenstein’s Somerset Partners and Meadow Partn...
20:00, 09/04/2019

Pelosi leads delegation to Central America Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a dozen Democrats are traveling this week to Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras, where living conditions are prompting hundreds of thousands of people to seek asylum in the United States....
17:16, 08/08/2019

80% of Central American migrants choose US, 30% in just four counties Some 80% of all Central American immigrants have landed in the United States, and about 30% live in just four U.S. counties, according to a new analysis of the growing population....
01:00, 09/05/2019

U.S. cuts $185M in aid to Central America over immigration While Mexico avoided President Donald Trump's call for tariffs, other Central American countries will have their foreign aid cut because they haven't done enough to stop the flow of migrants into the United States....
19:32, 06/18/2019

Fourth day of nasty storms ravages central US JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — An outbreak of nasty storms in the Midwest spawned tornadoes that razed homes, flattened trees and tossed cars across a dealership lot, injuring about two dozen people in Missouri’s capital city and killing at least three others elsewhere in the state. The National W...
07:00, 05/24/2019

Comedy Central will keep going down to South Park for at least 3 more seasons In a bit of completely unsurprising news, Comedy Central has announced that it has no intention of shutting down the immortal ratings machine that is South Park any time soon. The network has just picked up the show for three more seasons, meaning it’ll survive through at least 26 seasons and 327 ep...
06:48, 09/13/2019

For world's central banks, a call to hang together Over the decades since World War Two the growth rates, inflation rates, interest rates and business cycles of the world's major economies grew closer together....
21:16, 08/23/2019

Diplomat lists Central Park South co-op for $2.5M The honorary consul of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Mexico, Nadine Karachi-Estrada, and her husband Fernando Estrada, are listing their two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit at 150 Central Park South for $2.49 million. It is also available as a rental asking $7,995 per month. The couple bought the 1,211-squar...
06:00, 06/13/2019

Mexico asks US to invest in Central America WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexico is proposing that the United States finance seven projects designed to boost the economies of three Central American nations whose poverty and violence now pushes desperate migrants to travel north. Mexican foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard told reporters Thursday after meetin...
06:00, 05/24/2019

‘When They See Us’ does justice to Central Park Five’s brutal story One of the most shameful miscarriages of justice in New York State is powerfully and heartbreakingly dramatized in Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us,” a four-part series that drops Friday on Netflix. No matter how well you think you remember the trial of the Central Park Five, the H...
01:48, 06/01/2019

Preserve your ammunition, BIS urges top central banks Bank for International Settlements (BIS) chief Agustin Carstens has urged top central banks to preserve their ammunition for more serious economic downturns rather than deplete it chasing higher growth....
14:16, 06/30/2019

Central US braces for severe storms and tornadoes Extreme weather could hit the central US this weekend, with possible tornadoes, heavy rain, strong winds and large hail. A tornado watch is in effect in western Texas until Saturday morning, while wind gusts of up to 70 miles are expected in Nebraska and northern Kansas, CNN reported. The central pl...
00:00, 05/19/2019

NHC says 50% chance of cyclone over central tropical Atlantic An area of low pressure over the central tropical Atlantic has a 50% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday....
21:02, 09/16/2019

Central Park Five prosecutor dropped by publisher after ‘When They See Us’ doc Linda Fairstein was a Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor when five black and Latino teenagers were charged in the horrific rape of a white jogger. A serial rapist later confessed to the crime....
03:48, 06/08/2019

Trump will not cut police aid to Central America, Barr says U.S. President Donald Trump will not cut aid to police forces in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, his attorney general said on Thursday, softening a previous order to cut foreign assistance to the so-called Northern Triangle nations....
00:48, 05/17/2019

‘When They See Us’ actors revisit Central Park Five case The five young actors who play the accused in the first half of the series were horrified to learn details of the case and hope it can lead to changes in the judicial system....
19:32, 05/31/2019

Heavy rainfall causes floods in central Serbia Torrential rains in the past 24 hours have caused floods in central Serbia that have covered roads and washed into homes, disrupting traffic and damaging bridges....
19:00, 06/03/2019

51 Of 56 Union Ministers In New Central Government Are Crorepatis Out of the 56 ministers in the newly formed Cabinet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 51 are crorepatis, with Harsimrat Kaur Badal -- Shiromani Akali Dal lawmaker from Bathinda in Punjab -- being the......
00:16, 06/01/2019

On Becoming A God In Central Florida explores the horrors of its world There are a lot of dead animals on this show. In the first couple of episodes, Krystal shoots and butchers two gators, a serious crime that puts her further in debt. Last episode, a man trying to expose FAM accidentally crushes his pet bird trying to escape his burning houseboat. And now “Manifest D...
15:32, 09/09/2019

Man displaced after fire near home in central Tucson Smoke from a fire in the front yard of a home in the 3600 block of N Park Ave. TUCSON- A man in his 70s is displaced after a fire damaged his home near midtown. The Tucson Fire Department responded to calls of heavy smoke in the 3600 block of North Park Avenue Tuesday afternoon  When crews arrived t...
08:00, 08/14/2019

Antigua: Central America's most charming city Cobbled streets, colonial Spanish architecture, nearby volcanoes and perfect weather all year make Antigua, Guatemala, a superb travel spot. Could it be Central America's most charming city?...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Man who hanged himself in Central Park was a Broadway actor A Broadway performer who had roles in “War Horse” and “The Phantom of the Opera” was found hanging from a Central Park overpass in the Upper West Side, according to police sources and reports....
05:32, 05/04/2019

AOC touts Netflix series ‘When They See Us’ on Central Park 5 WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gave a thumbs up to the new Netflix series about the Central Park Five, which launched on the streaming service last week. “I’m thrilled that this story is being told, I’m thrilled at how it’s being told because that is something that really was such ...
23:32, 06/04/2019

The NL Central is MLB’s only divisional race worth watching Since 1995, the first postseason with the wild-card berth, 93 of the 144 eventual division champions (65 percent) held at least a share of the division lead at the all-star break....
02:32, 07/11/2019

When They See Us: behind the harrowing Netflix drama about the Central Park Five The cast of Ava DuVernay’s devastating fact-based drama talk about the story’s prescience and their memories of the original caseFrom the 39th floor of the Mandarin Oriental in New York, Central Park’s spring blossom takes centre stage in a sweeping Manhattan panorama. But even from this high up, it...
16:16, 05/30/2019

Central Connecticut gets 1st NCAA victory, beating Cal 7-4 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Dave Matthews hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the fifth inning and Central Connecticut State won its first NCAA Tournament game, beating California 7-4 in a regional elimination game Saturday. The fourth-seeded Blue Devils (31-22) were 0-11 all-time in the tournament a...
22:48, 06/01/2019

Miami pounds 6 homers, beats Central Michigan 18-3 STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Miami’s offense pounded 18 hits, including six homers, to beat Central Michigan 18-3 on Sunday in an elimination game of the Starkville regional in the NCAA Tournament. Miami (41-19) advances to play Mississippi State for the regional championship. The Hurricanes will ...
04:32, 06/03/2019

Strong winds reignite wildfires in central Portugal More than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires in central Portugal on Monday, forcing the evacuation of several villages as the authorities hoped to limit the number of residents at risk....
22:48, 07/22/2019

Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes north-central Peru LIMA, Peru (AP) — A large earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 struck north-central Peru early Sunday, the U.S. Geological survey reported. The quake, at a moderate depth of 114 kilometers (71 miles) struck at 2:41 a.m., 80 kilometers (50 miles) southeast of the village of Lagunas and 158 ...
13:16, 05/26/2019

Flash flooding, heatwave threaten central, Southeast U.S More violent thunderstorms are expected to unleash flash flooding across the central United States in coming days while record high temperatures will bake the Deep South and Carolinas....
21:00, 05/24/2019

Trump administration may take out billboard ads in Central America about migrating to US Trump administration officials are thinking about launching a Public Service Announcement-type campaign in some Central American countries in an attempt to cut down the number of people migrating through Mexico to the United States, according to two senior Homeland Security officials....
22:16, 06/05/2019

Eastern, Central U.S. to sizzle in weekend heat wave A heat wave threatening temperatures as high as 110 degrees F (43 C) from Friday through the weekend moved toward the eastern and central United States, igniting safety warnings....
21:32, 07/18/2019

In Central Govt Jobs Representation Of SC, ST More Than Reservation Limit "However", he added, "reservation of Other Backward Classes (OBC) has shown an increasing trend since it started in September, 1993. As per available information, representation of OBCs, as on......
16:48, 07/17/2019

Tamil Should Be Official Language In Central Government Offices: DMK After stridently opposing the Centre's move to impose the three-language formula, DMK chief MK Stalin on Wednesday demanded that Tamil be made an official language in all central government offices....
22:00, 06/05/2019

Our galaxy's central black hole is oddly quiet – now we may know why The supermassive black hole at the Milky Way’s centre is relatively calm and peaceful, which may be because magnetic fields keep gas and dust just out of reach...
15:48, 06/17/2019

Hundreds of cyclists stage 'die-in' protest in central London Mock funeral procession highlights impact of cars and demands funding for cyclist safetyHundreds of cyclists took part in a staged funeral procession in central London on Saturday before performing a “die-in” near Whitehall to call for greater investment in walking and cycling.The protest, organised...
20:32, 09/07/2019

Death toll from storms lashing central U.S. rises to seven The latest in a line of destructive storms pounding the central United States killed at least three people as tornadoes raked across Missouri while heavy rain flooded rivers in Oklahoma, authorities said on Thursday....
03:32, 05/24/2019

US to redirect Central America aid to Venezuela's Juan Guaido In a USAID memo, Donald Trump's administration said that funds would go to paying salaries of Juan Guaido's interim government, local NGO's and the promotion of independent media....
05:16, 07/18/2019

Mnuchin to meet with Chinese central banker at G-20 gathering U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is scheduled to meet with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang at a gathering of G-20 finance leaders in Japan....
06:48, 06/05/2019

Alec Baldwin is getting roasted this summer on Comedy Central Alec Baldwin will prove yet again he can take a punch, this time around at least the verbal kind, when he sits for a Comedy Central roast this summer....
20:00, 06/05/2019

UN food agency boosting aid given to four Central American countries The World Food Program says it’s planning to nearly quadruple the number of people that the UN agency helps in four central American countries affected by drought....
21:32, 08/09/2019

1 dead, 9 hospitalized after central California hazmat spill LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — One person has died after a hazardous material spill in central California, and nine others were taken to a hospital for treatment. Merced County Sheriff’s Deputy Daryl Allen says the spill happened around noon Thursday in a rural area near Los Banos, about 80 miles (1...
02:48, 06/14/2019

Jury for gruesome slaying case to come from central Indiana JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The jury for a southern Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body will come from suburban Indianapolis. Clark County prosecutors and attorneys for 38-year-old Joseph Oberhansley have agreed they’ll pick jury members from among Ham...
18:48, 05/24/2019

TCU tops Central Connecticut 9-5, reaches final of regional FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Hunter Wolfe hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the sixth inning before connecting on a two-run homer in the eighth and TCU beat Central Connecticut State 9-5 in an NCAA regional elimination game Sunday. The Horned Frogs (34-27) earned a rematch with host and No. 5 national...
04:32, 06/03/2019

In A Fracturing World, Central Banks Stuck Together In Zero-Sum Battle The last time major central banks shifted gears together, it was a cooperative move to keep the financial crisis of a decade ago from becoming a full-bore, worldwide depression....
09:32, 09/11/2019

Poland, central European nations mark 15 years in EU Poland and other central European nations are marking the 15th anniversary of their membership in the European Union with a leaders' summit in Warsaw....
19:00, 05/01/2019

| Nearly 100 killed, 19 missing in central Mali village massacre Nearly 100 people were killed in a gruesome overnight attack on a village in central Mali, in the latest violence to strike the fragile region, authorities have said....
12:00, 06/11/2019

Tornadoes, storms, floods wallop South, central U.S. Severe storms and tornadoes roared across the South on Tuesday while heavy rain threatened flash flooding.        ...
01:00, 05/01/2019

BOE's Carney: Central Banks Have Weapons to Fight Next Downturn The possibility of a slowdown “has gone up” around the world but the world’s major central banks still have the capability of responding, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said....
08:34, 09/11/2019

When They See Us review – Netflix's gut-wrenching tale of the Central Park Five Ava DuVernay pulls no punches in this urgent, astonishing retelling of an assault case that opened a window on injustice in AmericaDirector Ava DuVernay doesn’t spend long establishing the normality of the lives of young teenagers Kevin Richardson, Antron McCray, Yusef Salaam, Korey Wise and Raymond...
11:16, 05/31/2019

Comedy Central renews Corporate for a third and final season Comedy Central’s Corporate is sort of like if The Office were a nightmare, but unlike The Office, the show won’t be overstaying its welcome for so long that it loops back around and becomes good again. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Comedy Central has renewed the show for a third and final sea...
01:48, 06/11/2019

Central American Migrants Are 'Voting With Their Feet' Despite U.S. Threats Trump administration aid cuts to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador aren’t slowing migration because the billions of dollars in remittances that migrants in the U.S. send back home dwarf any official assistance....
13:00, 07/19/2019

Uttar Pradesh Gets 10 Central Ministers In PM Modi's Second Term NDA's second term in office Thursday saw eastern Uttar Pradesh bagging the lion share of the ministerial berths with Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself leading the pack....
02:16, 05/31/2019

For Central Americans, Fleeing to Europe May Beat Trying to Reach U.S. A growing number of asylum seekers have found that the journey to the Continent is safer and cheaper than paying smugglers to get them through Mexico....
22:00, 06/09/2019

Cubs vs. Cardinals: Take Chicago in NL Central grudge match The 62nd annual Puerto Rican Day Parade is Sunday, and history will be made. For the first time the Mayor of New York City will not be there. Bill de Blasio, his campaign on fire, will be in Iowa instead. In addition to the state’s Democratic convention, Bill will be attending the Strawberry Rhubarb...
23:00, 06/09/2019

Panama becomes first Central American nation to ban plastic bags Panama on Saturday became the first Central American nation to ban single-use plastic bags to try to curb pollution on its beaches and help tackle what the United Nations has identified as one of the world's biggest environmental challenges....
02:32, 07/21/2019

More tornadoes tear through central US as 40m at risk of severe weather A dozen people injured as twisters rage across KansasMissouri, Pennsylvania and Illinois also report tornadoesMore tornadoes ripped across the central US overnight and on Wednesday almost 40 million people remain at risk of severe weather across a vast area from Texas to New York.Twisters have been ...
01:48, 05/30/2019

Potentially damaging storms begin to rumble across central U.S. People from Iowa through Oklahoma were faced with severe weather into Tuesday night as a round of powerful thunderstorms erupted over the central United States causing major damage....
06:48, 05/29/2019

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans FILE – In this July 4, 2019 file photo, a group of asylum seekers cross the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Thursday, July 4, 2019. (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to end asylum protections for most Centr...
19:16, 07/15/2019

Small fans 10, Mississippi St tops Central Michigan 7-2 STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Ethan Small struck out 10 over six innings, Mississippi State’s offense pounded 16 hits and the Bulldogs rolled to a 7-2 win over Central Michigan on Saturday in the NCAA Tournament. Mississippi State (48-13) scored four runs in the first inning and two more in the thi...
04:48, 06/02/2019

U.N. says it confirms 17 deaths in central Darfur region of Sudan The United Nations said on Thursday it had confirmed the killing of 17 people and the burning of more than 100 houses in Deleij village in Sudan's central Darfur region earlier this week....
15:16, 06/13/2019

Storm-ravaged central U.S. braces for more tornadoes, flooding It will be no rest for the weary across the central United States as lives and property will continue to be threatened by severe weather and flooding this Memorial Day holiday weekend and into Tuesday....
04:00, 05/27/2019

Central Michigan rallies late to beat Miami 6-5 David Cole singled home the game-winning run in the top of the ninth inning to lead Central Michigan over Miami 6-5 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament        ...
07:00, 06/01/2019

Central Park 5 prosecutor won’t seek renewal of Columbia job NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from the Netflix miniseries that dramatizes the events surrounding the Central Park Five trial continues. The New York Post reports that Elizabeth Lederer informed Columbia Law School on Wednesday that she would not seek reappointment as a part-time lecturer due to negative p...
07:48, 06/13/2019

"Don't Block Central Projects, Or Else..." Mamata Banerjee Warned Union Minister Debashree Chowdhury today warned Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that she will face a severe backlash if her government tries to prevent central initiatives from reaching people......
00:16, 06/01/2019

Text 911 service launches in 4 central Kentucky counties LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Officials say people in four central Kentucky counties can now use texting to communicate with emergency dispatchers. Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton said in a statement on Thursday that people can now send text messages to 9-1-1 call centers in Fayette, Jessamine, Garrard and Lin...
11:32, 06/14/2019

One levee breached, others overflowed in rain-soaked Central U.S. The skies cleared over the storm-battered Central United States on Friday, but flooding fears continued as rain-swollen rivers breached a levee in Arkansas and overflowed other barriers, forecasters said....
19:32, 05/31/2019

Worst of flooding is over for central U.S.; trouble forecast for July While the worst may be over in terms of widespread heavy rain, pockets of showers and thunderstorms are likely to cause trouble at the local levels over the central United States into July....
18:32, 06/12/2019

Worst of flooding is over for central U.S.; hurdles to overcome in July While the worst may be over in terms of widespread heavy rain, pockets of showers and thunderstorms are likely to cause trouble at the local levels over the central United States into July....
06:32, 06/12/2019

Cleanup of central Alberta oil spill expected to take 3 weeks Bonterra Energy Corp. says it has 70 workers cleaning up the site of an oil emulsion leak from a pipeline into a creek that feeds the North Saskatchewan River in west central Alberta....
22:32, 08/19/2019

| Woman stabbed in central Sydney knife rampage A man stabbed a woman and attempted to stab several other people in central Sydney before being pinned down by members of the public and detained by police, eyewitnesses and officials have said....
01:00, 08/14/2019

More storms brewing Thursday after tornadoes slam central USA More severe weather was in the forecast Thursday after severe storms and tornadoes roared across the South on Tuesday and Wednesday.        ...
00:16, 05/02/2019

710 Companies Of Central Forces To Be Deployed In Bengal On Polling Day As many as 710 companies of central forces will be deployed in West Bengal for the seventh phase of Lok Sabha Election 2019 after the state witnessed violence in the previous phases of national......
01:48, 05/14/2019

New Yorkers flock to Central Park to play with birds They were winging it in Central Park Saturday. More than 400 people turned out for the New York City park rangers Raptor Fest, an annual event that aims to inform New Yorkers about the wildlife found in the Big Apple, beyond the concrete jungle. Amidst a few stressed-out children and dogs, eager onl...
12:00, 09/15/2019

House Democrats propose reinstating aid to Central America U.S. Democrats in the House of Representatives on Friday proposed reinstating hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras that was cut off by the Trump administration because thousands of their citizens sought asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico....
22:48, 06/21/2019

TPD: Deceased body found in vehicle near central Tucson TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department is investigating after a deceased body was found in a vehicle with obvious signs of gunshot trauma this afternoon. According to TPD, officers were called to 22nd Street and 11th Avenue where they found the deceased male. Detectives are working to identify the mal...
08:00, 07/05/2019

'Inspired by Central Park': the new city for a million outside Karachi Bahria Town promises Pakistan’s middle classes respite from traffic, terror attacks and blackouts – local villagers are fighting to be heard by developersFronted by a dramatic gated arch, its roads fringed with neatly trimmed hedges, palm trees and lush grass, Bahria Town bears little resemblance to...
16:32, 07/08/2019

Grand Central Station springs massive leak Grand Central became “Grand Falls” for Thursday commuters. Stunning video posted to Twitter shows water gushing from the ceiling at the terminal’s subway station during a rain shower. The clip shows a small mop bucket proving woefully insufficient to contain the downpour as riders ...
03:16, 06/21/2019

Pedestrian in wheelchair struck by vehicle in central Tucson TUCSON – A pedestrian with life-threatening injuries was transported to the hospital after being hit by a vehicle late Monday night. The incident happened at about 10 p.m., on Stone Avenue and Drachman Street, across from Pima Community College. Officials say the pedestrian was crossing the street i...
18:16, 08/06/2019

Attacks on central bankers are 'extremely unjust,' former ECB chief says Former European Central Bank (ECB) chief Jean-Claude Trichet condemned attacks on central banks after current President Mario Draghi faced a backlash over the major stimulus package announced Thursday....
12:48, 09/13/2019

Israeli DJ shot dead in club in central Mexico Unidentified gunmen shot dead Israeli electronic music DJ Ronen Dahan, also known as Perplex, during an attack at a dance club in the central Mexican city of San Luis Potosi, authorities said on Saturday....
06:32, 06/30/2019

| Armed group kills more than 30 in Central African Republic: UN More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic, the UN's peacekeeping mission says....
01:32, 05/23/2019

38 dead in latest intercommunal violence in central Mali BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A pair of attacks on ethnic Dogon villages in central Mali has left at least 38 people dead in the latest intercommunal violence to destabilize the troubled area near Burkina Faso, authorities said Wednesday. It was the second time this month that Dogon villages have come under a...
17:00, 06/19/2019

World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
14:16, 06/30/2019

On Becoming A God In Central Florida raises the stakes in "A Positive Spin!" For a moment in “A Positive Spin!,” Krystal Stubbs is poised to blow the lid off FAM. She uses her quick-thinking to thwart Cody, intent on giving a speech to the masses about how FAM ruined her life. But what would be the fun in that? Instead, Krystal turns heel and goes all-in on the FAM lie. The ...
10:48, 09/02/2019

Comedy Central extends its stay on the South Side Good news for fans of Comedy Central’s new Chicago-set comedy series South Side, with Deadline reporting tonight that Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle’s single-season series has just been renewed for a second year on the air. The show stars Sultan Salahuddin and Kareme Young as two would-be entre...
05:16, 08/29/2019

French-Spanish nun killed in Central African Republic PARIS (AP) — A 77-year-old French-Spanish nun has been killed in Central African Republic, where she taught poor schoolgirls. The diocese of Albi in southern France said in a statement that Sister Ines Nieves Sancho was found decapitated near Berberati. The reason for the attack is unclear. Local me...
14:00, 05/22/2019

Watch: Cardinals one-hit Cubs, regain control of NL Central The St. Louis Cardinals snatched back first place in the National League Central by shutting out the Chicago Cubs in the final game of a division series in Chicago....
13:48, 08/02/2019

1 dead after gas line explosion, fire in central Kentucky One person was killed and others were injured early Thursday when a gas line rupture caused an explosion and fire in central Kentucky, authorities said....
21:48, 08/01/2019

Central bankers weigh up Facebook's Libra plan A senior member of the Swiss National Bank said he was open-minded about Facebook's cryptocurrency project, while an Italian official looked for more information as central bankers try to get to grips with the initiative....
13:16, 06/25/2019

Severe T-storm Watch Issued for Central & Eastern KY SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH is in effect for Central and Eastern Kentucky counties until later this evening. Organized storms capable of reaching severe limits are possible this afternoon and evening. The main threat expected with these storms will be damaging wind gusts. Secondary threats include fre...
20:00, 06/24/2019

2 men shot by gunman on bicycle near Central Park: cops Two men were injured when a gunman on a bicycle opened fire near Central Park, police said Sunday. The men, 42 and 43, were sitting on a park bench on Central Park North near 5th Ave at about 11:45 p.m. Saturday when a man rode up on a bicycle, officials said. The cyclist fired off......
15:32, 07/07/2019

Pedestrian collision in central Tucson turns fatal TUCSON – The pedestrian struck by a vehicle in midtown May 7 died from his injuries, according to Tucson Police Department. At around 8 p.m. May 7, 60-year-old Gordon Mackey was transported with life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a Mazda pickup truck near the intersection of North F...
01:16, 05/21/2019

TPD: Deceased male found in vehicle near central Tucson TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is investigating after a deceased man was found in a vehicle with obvious signs of gunshot trauma on Thursday. According to TPD, officers were called to 22nd Street and 11th Avenue where they found the body. Detectives are working to identify the male and no s...
20:16, 07/05/2019

Police arrest more than 100 in central Florida drug bust Florida police arrested over 100 members of a suspected criminal drug origination and seized 75 firearms and over 500,000 lethal doses of fentanyl, authorities said....
14:32, 05/02/2019

Why central banks should forget about 2% inflation | Jeffrey Frankel Economists remain fixated on the need for 2% inflation. It’s time to move onThe Federal Reserve has some reasons to cut interest rates at its 31 July meeting, or subsequently if the US economy weakens. (There is also a case for holding rates steady, if growth remains as strong as it has been over th...
19:00, 07/26/2019

More storms brewing Thursday after floods, tornadoes hit central USA More severe weather was in the forecast Thursday after severe storms and tornadoes roared across the South on Tuesday and Wednesday.        ...
19:16, 05/02/2019

Central banks to question Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is about to undergo further scrutiny of its Libra cryptocurrency, and it may have to answer some difficult questions. Officials speaking to the Financial Times said that Libra representatives are meeting with officials from 26 central banks......
08:32, 09/16/2019

Why Auschwitz Plays Such a Central Role in Holocaust Remembrance When the Anti-Defamation League announced on Tuesday that anti-Semitic assaults had doubled in the U.S. from 2017 to 2018, the news was shocking but, sadly, not entirely surprising: a shooting left one dead at a California synagogue last Sunday, just days before Thursday’s observance of Yom Ha...
05:16, 05/03/2019

Kirsten Dunst shines in quirky 'On Becoming a God in Central Florida' "On Becoming a God in Central Florida" is every bit as quirky as its title in mostly good ways, foremost by providing a darkly comic vehicle for Kirsten Dunst, who sinks her teeth into this jaundiced look at the pursuit of the American Dream....
09:16, 08/24/2019

Trump refuses to say sorry to Central Park Five over wrongful conviction Donald Trump has refused to apologise to five men wrongly convicted of raping a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago, saying "they admitted their guilt"....
11:32, 06/19/2019

Emerging Market Central Banks Keep Cutting Rates Then, interest rate hikes by emerging market central banks outstripped or matched cuts for nine straight months as they battled the fallout from a strong dollar, rising inflation and softer......
12:16, 07/02/2019

Comedy Central's Corporate wants to help you recycle your old, outdated DVDs Yesterday, we learned that acerbic office satire Corporate will be escorted from the Comedy Central premises, cardboard box in hand, following its upcoming third season. Today, the team behind the series sought to earn a little goodwill among awards voters by offering L.A. residents recycling statio...
02:48, 06/12/2019

TPD: Driver trapped in car after two vehicle collision in central Tucson TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department and Tucson Fire Department are responding to a two-vehicle collision near Speedway Blvd. and Country Club Rd. According to TPD, the two vehicles collided and trapped one of the drivers in their car. Tucson Fire Department is on the scene. The conditions of those ...
09:00, 07/11/2019

Dozens of Central Americans returned from US are sent home by Mexico Dozens of Central Americans who had been returned to the border city of Juarez to await the outcome of their U.S. asylum claims were being bused back to their countries Tuesday by Mexican authorities, a first for the program commonly known as "remain in Mexico."...
21:48, 07/02/2019

Gunmen kill 41 people in central Mali: mayor Unidentified gunmen on motorbikes attacked two villages in central Mali, killing at least 41 people in a part of the country where ethnic reprisal attacks have surged in recent months, a local mayor said on Tuesday....
19:32, 06/18/2019

Man found dead hanging from Central Park overpass A man was found dead on the Upper West Side Friday morning, hanging from a Central Park overpass with a plastic bag around his head, police and park workers said. The 45-year-old man was found dangling by an orange cord from the Winterdale Arch near Central Park West and West 82nd Street around 5:50...
20:00, 05/03/2019

Central African Republic massacres leave more than 30 dead BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Authorities say more than 30 people are dead after a militia attacked several villages in Central African Republic. The government has issued an ultimatum to the leader of a militia group known as 3R, calling on him to hand over those responsible. The bloodshe...
14:48, 05/23/2019

Migrant deaths rise among Venezuelans, Central Americans: U.N. At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing while trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border, the U.N. migration agency said on Tuesday....
19:00, 06/18/2019

Community powers everything as Pose refocuses on its central storylines After a few episodes dabbling in more experimental storytelling—like the fantasy elements woven into both Candy’s death and also Pray Tell’s health scare—“Blow” returns to a somewhat more traditional structure, recentering the season’s ongoing storylines and also not necessarily focusing on just one...
07:48, 07/31/2019

Heavy rains threaten river flooding in central U.S. A swath of heavy rainfall and possible severe weather moving across the central United States on Thursday is threatening to flood several areas where rivers are already swollen from previous rains, the National Weather Service said....
20:32, 05/02/2019

As promised, Trump slashes aid to Central America over migrants U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Monday cut hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, after Trump blasted the three countries because thousands of their citizens had sought asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico....
22:16, 06/17/2019

Trump says Central Park Five ‘admitted guilt,’ won’t apologize President Trump on Tuesday refused to apologize to the Central Park Five — asserting that “they admitted their guilt” and that there are “people on both sides” of the question of their innocence. Trump jumped into the issue as a new Netflix series, “When They See Us” has dredged up memories of...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Central U.S. braces for severe weather, including tornadoes More than 50 million people in the central United States are in the path of strong thunderstorms, damaging wind gusts, large hail and possibly tornadoes over the next few days, forecasters said on Thursday....
02:16, 05/17/2019

Firefighters battle forest blaze in central Spain With 38C forecast, emergency services work to contain fire in Castilla-La Mancha and Madrid regionFirefighters in central Spain are battling strong winds and high temperatures as they struggle to control a fire that has already destroyed over 5,000 acres in the provinces of Castilla-La Mancha and Ma...
17:32, 06/30/2019

World's central banks to tackle technology with BIS innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
14:16, 06/30/2019

Microsoft to open first European store in central London Firm shows commitment to UK with shop, which features a gaming lounge and AR devicesMicrosoft is opening its first European store on Oxford Street, in London featuring a McLaren Senna car customised as an Xbox driving simulator, a gaming lounge and a community education centre where children can lea...
17:48, 07/10/2019

Trump sidesteps question of apology to Central Park 5 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is refusing to apologize to the five men wrongly convicted of rape in the 1989 Central Park Five case, saying “they admitted their guilt.” Responding to a reporter’s statement that the men were exonerated, Trump said Tuesday, “You have...
01:48, 06/19/2019

UN reports migrant deaths on the rise among Central Americans GENEVA – At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing while trying to cross the US-Mexico border, the UN migration agency said on Tuesday. The toll, 50 percent more than the 241 rec...
01:32, 06/19/2019

At least 7 people dead as severe weather continues across Central US As Missouri authorities reported three storm-related deaths Wednesday, the central and southern plains braced for more severe weather Thursday.        ...
11:16, 05/23/2019

67-year-old pummeled while reading book in Central Park: cops A man spending a lazy morning in Central Park reading a Lewis Carroll classic was pummeled by a stranger — for looking at him the wrong way, authorities and police sources said Wednesday. The 67-year-old was thumbing through “Through the Looking-Glass” as he sat near Olmsted Way and West...
20:00, 06/05/2019

400 Central American migrants cross into Mexico, aim to reach U.S. border The border crossing comes after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on Mexican imports unless Mexico does more to stop the passage of migrants through its territory....
03:32, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
14:16, 06/30/2019

Central Recasting: Division rivals ready to challenge Blues After the big and gritty St. Louis Blues bruised their way to the Stanley Cup, Central rivals responded in different ways this offseason to create a stacked division       ...
02:32, 07/03/2019

Sting buys $66M pad in record-breaking Central Park building British musician Sting just paid $65.7 million for a penthouse at 220 Central Park South, the Billionaire’s Row building in New York City where hedge-funder Ken Griffin closed on a unit earlier this year for a record $238 million, according to property records. The new building, designed by Robert A...
23:48, 07/30/2019

Publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as fallout continues for the former Central Park Five prosecutor over the wrongful conviction of five teens for a 1989 rape and beating of a female jogger...
23:32, 06/07/2019

Linda Fairstein dropped by publisher after ‘Central Park Five’ backlash Best-selling crime novelist Linda Fairstein, the former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor portrayed in a new movie as having railroaded the former “Central Park Five,” was dropped by her publisher, Dutton, on Friday. The publisher has “terminated its relationship” with Fairstei...
03:00, 06/08/2019

Linda Fairstein Dropped by Her Publisher After TV Series on the Central Park 5 A Penguin Random House imprint ended its relationship with the prosecutor-turned-novelist after “When They See Us” drew attention to her role in the case....
08:48, 06/08/2019

Michael B. Jordan presents Central Park 5 with courage award LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael B. Jordan says the wrongfully convicted men known as the Central Park Five have shown true courage. Jordan praised the men — Yusef Salaam, Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, and Korey Wise — during a luncheon Friday honoring “When They See Us,” a...
04:16, 06/08/2019

Warren offers anti-corruption plan central to her campaign NEW YORK (AP) — Elizabeth Warren has released a sweeping anti-government corruption proposal, providing a policy roadmap for a fight she says is at the core of her presidential campaign. The Democratic Massachusetts senator is announcing the plan Monday in Manhattan’s Washington Square Park, n...
19:01, 09/16/2019

Last Date To Apply For Top Posts In Central Vigilance Commission Extended The Centre has for the third consecutive time extended the last date for applying for the top posts in the anti-corruption watchdog Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) due to "lack of response" from......
14:32, 06/07/2019

Cops Kept At Bay, Central Forces To Oversee Bengal Voting In Phase 5 Only central security personnel will oversee the voting process in Bengal during the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections on May 6, State Special Police Observer Vivek Dubey has said, adding that......
21:16, 04/30/2019

Watch: Cubs tie Cardinals atop NL Central with shutout victory There is now a tie for first place at the top of the National League Central after the Chicago Cubs earned a shutout victory against the St. Louis Cardinals....
14:16, 08/01/2019

U.S. Supreme Court allows Trump to deny asylum to many Central Americans The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration policies....
08:16, 09/12/2019

Central African Republic peace deal – violated and fragile Six months after armed CAR rebels signed a peace deal with the government, some have flagrantly violated it, experts say, as citizens wonder why the warlords even have seats at the top table....
22:00, 08/15/2019

Central Park Five detective says Netflix series is full of ‘lies’ The ex-NYPD detective who made the first arrests in the Central Park Five case says the Netflix depiction of it is full of “lies” — putting police and prosecutors at risk. Eric Reynolds, who busted Raymond Santana and Kevin Richardson, both 14 at the time, told the Daily Mail that Ava Du...
18:16, 06/29/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S.'s Mnuchin to meet with Chinese central banker at G20 gathering U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is scheduled to meet with People's Bank of China Governor Yi Gang this weekend at a gathering of G20 finance leaders in Japan, marking the first face-to-face discussion between key U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators in nearly a month. A Treasury spokesman confi...
06:00, 06/05/2019

Supreme Court allows Trump to deny asylum to many Central Americans The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a key element of his hardline immigration policies....
13:32, 09/12/2019

Central Park Five member buys $960K Harlem apartment At age 16, Korey Wise was the eldest of the Central Park Five to be wrongfully accused and jailed in the 1989 rape and beating of a 28-year-old jogger. Wise, portrayed by Jharrel Jerome in Netflix’s “When They See Us,” was the only defendant to be tried as an adult and suffered terrible abuse during...
03:32, 07/04/2019