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Chicago Bears' Eddy Pineiro: Scrutiny over kicker competition 'a little exhausting'

Eddy Pineiro is in a competition against Elliott Fry for the Bears' kicking job, but scrutiny from previous struggles has Pineiro on edge.       ...

Chicago Bears' Eddy Pineiro: Scrutiny over kicker competition 'a little exhausting'

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Bears acquire kicker Eddy Pineiro from Raiders The Chicago Bears have acquired Eddy Pineiro from Oakland, adding another kicker to the mix to replace Cody Parkey        ...
03:17, 05/08/2019

Bears’ hilarious kicking saga takes another turn with Eddy Pineiro If it seems impossible, believe it. The Bears’ kicking situation has only gotten more hilarious since cutting Cody Parkey. As soon as this NFL offseason began, Chicago rid itself of the kicker who double-doinked a 43-yard field goal in an NFC w...
04:00, 05/07/2019

Ex-Bears kicker warns Gould of Chicago return It might seem like it would be a perfect reunion, but former Bears kicker Kevin Butler said Robbie Gould needs to be "careful what you wish for" when it comes to his wanting to return to Chicago via trade....
07:34, 05/02/2019

Buccaneers GM on taking another kicker after recent bust: 'Kicker's a very important position' For the second time in the past four drafts, the Buccaneers have selected a kicker in the NFL Draft. Matt Gay was taken in the fifth round.        ...
21:17, 04/28/2019

Eddy Merckx celebrated as Tour de France's great Thousands of people gathered in downtown Brussels as the Belgian capital turned yellow to celebrate cycling great Eddy Merckx's maiden Tour de France victory half a century ago. (July 5)        ...
21:00, 07/05/2019

Re-Cycle: When Eddy Merckx descended the Galibier for victory in Valloire in 1972 "Stage 18 of the 2019 Tour de France will not be decided on the mythical Col du Galibier but on the downhill run to Valloire – 47 years after the great Eddy Merckx won on the Tour\u0027s only previous finish in the small Alpine ski resort."...
03:34, 07/25/2019

Jets’ kicker issue isn’t going away: ‘Just got to do a better job’ ATLANTA — The Jets’ kicking situation did not get much clarity Thursday night. Taylor Bertolet, who signed Sunday after Chandler Catanzaro retired from the NFL, went 1-for-3 on extra points, but also made a 49-yard field goal in the Jets’ 22-10 win o...
08:51, 08/16/2019

The Bears' Search For A New Kicker Has Already Gotten Pretty Sad The Chicago Bears are still searching for a new kicker after Cody Parkey’s double-doink knocked the team out of the playoffs this past season. That, in combination with the kicker’s appearance on the Today show, did not sat well with the franchise an...
00:34, 05/05/2019

Report: Kicker Janikowski retiring Kicker Sebastian Janikowski, who seemingly set as many marks off the field as he did on it in a career that spanned nearly two decades, is retiring, ESPN reported Sunday....
03:17, 04/29/2019

Bucs GM defends picking 2nd kicker in 4 drafts Despite getting burned after trading up to pick kicker Roberto Aguayo in the second round in 2016, the Buccaneers decided to spend a fifth-round pick on Utah kicker Matt Gay in this year's draft....
18:51, 04/28/2019

TCU kicker could miss season after he was hit by a car while driving a scooter TCU kicker Cole Bunce will likely miss the entire season as a result of injuries he sustained from a car crashing into him while riding a scooter.       ...
22:00, 08/05/2019

Where Jets may turn next as kicker conundrum continues Taylor Bertolet had the locker closest to the door Thursday night in the Jets’ locker room. As he got dressed, reporters gathered around and a few teammates offered him encouragement on their way out. Then, Bertolet turned and faced the reporters and...
08:51, 08/17/2019

Rivera: Timeout call was to help Bears test kicker Panthers coach Ron Rivera admitted he called timeout before Elliott Fry's 43-yard field goal attempt Thursday night because he wanted to help the Bears better evaluate the rookie kicker....
10:00, 08/09/2019

Jets kicker facing pressure in this preseason matchup Three things to watch when the Jets play the Falcons on Thursday night in their second preseason game. Kicking it The pressure is on Taylor Bertolet on Thursday. The new kicker has a few weeks to impress the Jets coaches, or they will be looking for ...
10:17, 08/15/2019

Veteran kicker Sebastian Janikowski announces retirement One of three kickers in NFL history to be drafted in the first round, Sebastian Janikowski ranks 10th on the all-time scoring list.        ...
13:34, 04/29/2019

Kaare Vedvik is the stud Norwegian kicker the Ravens are looking to trade Ravens backup kicker Kaare Vedvik is familiar with using preseason games as an opportunity to showcase what he’s worth. The undrafted 25-year-old went 4 for 4 on field goals in Thursday night’s preseason opener against the Jaguars, with a long of 55 ...
22:34, 08/09/2019

Chiefs sign kicker Butker to 5-year contract extension KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs signed kicker Harrison Butker to a five-year contract extension Thursday, locking up the former Panthers practice squad player through the 2024 season. The 23-year-old Butker was signed away from Carolin...
00:34, 06/14/2019

New York Jets kicker, 28, abruptly retires after poor preseason performance New York Jets kicker Chandler Catanzaro abruptly announced his retirement from the NFL on Friday after struggling during the preseason opener against the New York Giants....
00:51, 08/13/2019

Jets have kicker problem: Chandler Catanzaro misses two extra points If you have ever kicked a football, think about sending your résumé to the Jets headquarters in Florham Park. Jets general manager Joe Douglas may need to hold kicker tryouts soon after Chandler Catanzaro missed two extra points on Thursday night in ...
12:00, 08/09/2019

Hope Solo Petitions Court To Join USWNT's Equal Pay Mediation As The Designated Ass-Kicker The USWNT will soon enter mediation with the U.S. Soccer Federation in an effort to resolve the team’s equal pay lawsuit. Former USWNT star Hope Solo is concerned about whether the current national team will have the kind of cussed hard-ass they’ll n...
02:00, 07/24/2019

U.S. EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules and revamping vehicle emission standards who came under scrutiny for ethics allegations, will step down in days, he said on Wednesday....
01:34, 06/27/2019

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early insight into how the U.K. central bank will approach the new cryptocurrency....
06:34, 06/21/2019

David de Gea under scrutiny after mistakes at Man United David de Gea is under pressure at Manchester United after a hat trick of mistakes in three of the team's biggest games of the season        ...
15:51, 04/29/2019

US regulators under scrutiny as they look to punish Facebook WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal privacy regulators are under scrutiny in Congress as they negotiate a record fine with Facebook to punish the company for alleged user-privacy violations. Eyes are on the Federal Trade Commission as it also considers a rare ...
11:34, 05/08/2019

Care.com Boosts Vetting After Scrutiny Online child-care marketplace Care.com plans to overhaul its business model to include in-depth background checks for caregivers following heightened scrutiny of its vetting practices....
10:17, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules and revamping vehicle emission standards who came under scrutiny for ethics allegations, will step down in days, he said on Wednesday....
00:34, 06/27/2019

Report: The FTC May Be Considering Closer Antitrust Scrutiny of Amazon The Federal Trade Commission is putting Amazon under “closer watch,” a move that may signify heightened interest in some kind of antitrust investigation against the online retail behemoth, the Washington Post reported on Friday.Read more......
03:17, 06/03/2019

A hefty donation to Trump’s inaugural comes under scrutiny WASHINGTON (AP) — Real estate mogul Franklin Haney contributed $1 million to President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee and all he’s got to show for the money is the glare of a federal investigation. The contribution from Haney came as ...
17:34, 05/27/2019

Film stunts under scrutiny after deaths and serious injuries CGI-weary audiences’ demand for complex ‘real’ action is increasing the risk for performersThis week, the British stunt performer Joe Watts suffered a serious head injury on the set of the film Fast & Furious 9, at Warner Bros Studios in Leavesden, H...
20:17, 07/26/2019

'Adults don't get it': why TikTok is facing greater scrutiny Success of video-sharing app among young has brought with it investigations over child safetyThe most downloaded app on the App Store for the last year makes almost no money, is barely understood by anyone over 25, and has already faced investigation...
17:17, 07/05/2019

Biden's son under scrutiny for helping China spy on Muslims The son of Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden is under scrutiny for allegedly investing in a surveillance app used to spy on Muslims in China....
20:34, 05/04/2019

Austria's far-right FPÖ party under scrutiny for ties to Russia The Austrian government has collapsed over a scandal involving the alleged niece of a Russian oligarch. The far-right FPÖ party's unquestioning proximity to the Kremlin has become their undoing....
23:17, 05/21/2019

Google's Scrutiny by Justice Department Has Been Building The Justice Department’s plans to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google have been building over time, amid a growing public conversation about whether the government should do more to scrutinize the handful of giant tech firms that dominate the U.S. lan...
18:00, 06/02/2019

F.A.A. Leaders Face Scrutiny Over Boeing 737 Max Certification At a Senate committee hearing Wednesday, officials from the Federal Aviation Administration defended their approval of the 737 Max and their response to two fatal crashes....
07:00, 08/01/2019

Board Steps Up Its Scrutiny of Financial Planners The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards is upgrading its scrutiny of financial planners and appointing a task force to review its enforcement and disclosure procedures....
06:34, 07/31/2019

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
13:17, 07/17/2019

Facebook’s new currency plan under scrutiny in Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers. It’s already being shadowed by negative comments from President Donald Trump, his treasury secretary ...
07:51, 07/16/2019

Bitcoin drops more than 10% as scrutiny of cryptocurrencies grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10% over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's planned Libra digital coin....
11:00, 07/15/2019

Amazon’s Deliveroo Investment Is Halted for U.K. Scrutiny A British regulator ordered that an Amazon-led cash infusion into the food-delivery start-up be paused to study whether it creates competition concerns....
17:51, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules, revamping vehicle emission standards and biofuels, who was under scrutiny for ethics allegations, is stepping down June 30, the agency said on Wed...
20:17, 06/26/2019

Where's Johnson? UK PM candidate criticized for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticized on Tuesday by rivals who said the former foreign minister was avoiding public scrutiny in the contest....
18:00, 06/11/2019

Roche's $4.3 bln Spark bid delayed again amid U.S., UK scrutiny Swiss drugmaker Roche's $4.3 billion takeover of U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics has been pushed back again, possibly beyond the first half, as regulators continue to scrutinize the deal for its effect on competition....
09:34, 06/10/2019

Oil Volatility Puts 2019 Rally Under Scrutiny Crude-oil volatility is under scrutiny after President Trump ended waivers on Iran sanctions and then urged OPEC to bolster supply and keep prices low....
15:00, 04/29/2019

Fed, Congress Promise Scrutiny of Facebook Cryptocurrency The social network began to learn how Washington will check its push into digital currencies, with leaders of the Federal Reserve and an influential Senate committee saying they will scrutinize its rollout....
01:00, 06/20/2019

Apple CEO says scrutiny is ‘fair’ but denies company is a monopoly Apple chief executive Tim Cook denied that the company is a monopoly as the US government gears up for a potentially unprecedented probe into whether the iPhone maker and other technology giants are misusing their massive market power. Cook, speaking...
06:00, 06/05/2019

Tech giants revenues soar as they come under increased scrutiny Amazon and Alphabet each reported revenues up by a fifth in the latest quarter - in results published as US tech giants come under increasing scrutiny from regulators....
14:00, 07/26/2019

Amazon exec says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some critics to break up the company with a simple message: we welcome any review....
23:00, 06/05/2019

Juul’s ‘switch’ campaign for smokers draws new scrutiny WASHINGTON (AP) — E-cigarette giant Juul is pushing into TV with a multimillion-dollar campaign touting its vaping device as an alternative for middle-age smokers. And that’s raising concerns among health activists and others. Juul devices have...
22:51, 05/09/2019

Airbus Foresees More Regulatory Scrutiny After Boeing's 737 MAX Crashes The new chief operating officer of Airbus said the European plane maker expects more regulatory scrutiny after two crashes by Boeing’s 737 MAX jets have raised questions about safety oversight....
16:17, 05/21/2019

Amazon executive says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some critics to break up the company with a simple message: we welcome any review....
23:17, 06/05/2019

Intuit Raises Outlook Amid TurboTax Scrutiny Intuit raised its profit and sales outlook for the year, citing strong results in the latest quarter despite mounting legislative scrutiny over the business practices of its TurboTax tax-preparation software unit....
02:17, 05/24/2019

Why Google's Advertising Dominance Is Drawing Antitrust Scrutiny Google is the major force at every layer between advertisers and websites, one reason the Justice Department is laying the groundwork for potential antitrust action. Here’s a look at the tech giant’s advertising dominance, in three charts....
14:51, 06/17/2019

Facebook warned Libra cryptocurrency will come under close scrutiny UK financial regulator highlights concerns over consumer protection and privacy Facebook’s plans for a global cryptocurrency, Libra, will warrant close scrutiny by governments across the world, according to one of the UK’s most senior financial regul...
11:34, 07/03/2019

Amazon's Deal Spree Is Threatened by Washington Scrutiny Amazon.com has been on a buying binge in recent years, but the U.S. government’s increased scrutiny of large tech companies threatens to slow that pace....
14:17, 07/03/2019

Trump drops his choice for spy chief after scrutiny over resume U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he had dropped his choice for spy chief, Representative John Ratcliffe, after questions about the congressman's lack of experience and possible exaggerations in his resume....
21:34, 08/02/2019

Amazon's Alexa comes under scrutiny of Luxembourg privacy watchdog Luxembourg's privacy regulator has asked Amazon for information regarding its Alexa voice assistant, an indication of rising regulatory unease over companies' use of personal data....
23:34, 08/08/2019

Roche's $4.3 billion Spark bid delayed again amid U.S., UK scrutiny Swiss drugmaker Roche's $4.3 billion takeover of U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics has been pushed back again, possibly beyond the first half, as regulators continue to scrutinize the deal for its effect on competition....
14:51, 06/10/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces EU antitrust scrutiny Facebook's Libra is reportedly being probed by the European Union's competition authorities. The cryptocurrency plan has been met with intense skepticism from both data protection activists and regulators....
10:51, 08/21/2019

Facebook Remolds Defense Team as Scrutiny Intensifies Facebook has been revamping the leadership of its defense teams in the face of what is potentially the most serious antitrust threat to the company in its 15-year history....
00:51, 06/07/2019

Trump administration giving hi-tech visas new scrutiny The administration began rejecting more visa extensions for immigrants with high-tech or other specialized skills, a little-noticed policy change that will put the brakes on migration....
12:00, 08/02/2019

Bitcoin Drops More Than 10 Percent as Scrutiny of Cryptocurrencies Grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10 percent over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's planned Libra digital coin....
20:00, 07/15/2019

U.N. Probe Calls for More Scrutiny of Prince Over Khashoggi Murder A top U.N. investigator found “credible evidence” that warrants further investigation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s responsibility in the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
18:51, 06/19/2019

Microbiome Testing Startup Under Scrutiny for Billing Practices Special agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation searched the offices of lab-test startup uBiome as similar inquiries by state authorities and insurers examine the company’s billing practices....
22:17, 04/28/2019

UK Tories accuse favorite Boris Johnson of ducking scrutiny Contenders to become Britain's next prime minister are accusing front-runner Boris Johnson of trying to dodge scrutiny by not agreeing to join televised debates....
13:17, 06/14/2019

Google Axes Lobbyists Amid Growing Government Scrutiny Google has fired several of its largest lobbying firms as part of a major overhaul of its global government affairs and policy operations amid the prospect of greater government scrutiny....
13:00, 06/12/2019

Cybersecurity of medical devices under scrutiny after FDA recalls insulin pumps According to experts, however, this is not an anomaly. Medical devices, including medical implants, are likely vulnerable to cybersecurity breaches due to an absence of clear quality assurance standards....
23:51, 06/29/2019

Military parts supplier TransDigm draws scrutiny over prices In a letter addressed to Defense Department Inspector General Glenn Fine, members of the House Oversight Committee called for a comprehensive investigation into the business practices of Transdigm, an Ohio-based military equipment supplier....
22:51, 06/08/2019

Alphabet: Google parent's profits hit $9bn amid increased scrutiny Company’s earnings rebound even as justice department announces antitrust review of major tech firmsGoogle’s parent company Alphabet rebounded from a difficult start to the year on Thursday, when it reported higher than expected revenue and earnings....
23:17, 07/25/2019

No Scrutiny On Sensitive Bills, Opposition Plans Parliament Boycott The opposition has decided to hold a planned boycott of the ongoing parliament session, upset over the government's refusal to send certain controversial bill for further scrutiny....
14:17, 07/24/2019

Cosmetic surgery: Australian industry under scrutiny after horror cases Experts say the sector is infiltrated by dodgy operators cashing in on $1bn obsession with beauty A huge increase in complications associated with cosmetic procedures has prompted a renewed push for increased regulation in a sector experts say has be...
03:51, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson accused of cowardice as he dodges public scrutiny Tory leadership frontrunner avoids interviews and refuses to commit to TV hustingsLatest on Tory leadership contest - live updatesBoris Johnson has been accused of “not having the guts to face the people” in the Conservative leadership race, as he ca...
14:51, 06/11/2019

France Steps Up Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators sweeping powers to audit and fine large social-media companies like Facebook if they don’t adequately remove hateful content—ratcheting up global oversight of Silicon Valley....
14:00, 05/10/2019

Florida State Is Privatizing Its Athletic Department To Shield Itself From Scrutiny Florida State University’s Board of Trustees voted Friday to establish a new organization that’ll run the school’s athletic department: The Florida State University Athletics Association. According to the Orlando Sentinel, FSU boasted that the new or...
00:00, 06/11/2019

YouTube’s cesspool of anger and hate faces growing scrutiny Facebook and Twitter have drawn the lion's share of scrutiny for hosting objectionable content. But YouTube now occupies its own circle of internet hell.Read More...
22:00, 06/10/2019

Possible flight rule violations under scrutiny in New York helicopter crash The deadly rooftop crash-landing of a helicopter in the heart of New York City in rain and fog on Monday raised immediate questions about whether the pilot, the lone fatality, violated rules governing midtown Manhattan's tightly restricted airspace....
20:34, 06/11/2019

Apple CEO says U.S. scrutiny 'fair,' but rejects idea company is a monopoly Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook denied that the company is a monopoly as the U.S. government gears up for a potentially unprecedented probe into whether the iPhone maker and other technology giants are misusing their massive market power....
16:00, 06/04/2019

Boeing to replace 900 inspectors with technology amid increased scrutiny over 737 Max Boeing plans to cut about 900 inspection jobs, using technology replacements at its Seattle area factories, despite uproar over the 737 Max.        ...
12:51, 05/06/2019

Antitrust Scrutiny of Google and Amazon Should Worry Silicon Valley Reports say the federal government is considering antitrust probes of Google and Amazon. Big Tech could be a bogeyman for both sides in the 2020 election....
16:34, 06/03/2019

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
14:17, 06/02/2019

Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators The move by the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission could result in heightened federal scrutiny of the two tech giants' business practices, according to three people familiar with the matter....
12:51, 06/02/2019

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
11:00, 06/02/2019

Boeing’s South Carolina Plant Subject to Increased Scrutiny The factory, which makes the 787 Dreamliner, faces an unusually high level of oversight, a sign of Federal Aviation Administration concerns about the plant....
02:34, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Amazon executive says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some critics to break up the company with a simple message: we welcome any review....
23:00, 06/05/2019

8chan: owner of extremist site lashes out as scrutiny intensifies Jim Watkins defended website amid growing outcry over reports the alleged El Paso gunman used the site to publish his manifestoThe owner of the extremist message board 8chan broke his silence on Tuesday in a defensive video statement that attempted t...
14:34, 08/07/2019

Dutch World Cup success comes at a cost as media scrutiny intensifies Success has come at a cost for the Netherlands at the women's World Cup as increased media scrutiny has turned up the pressure on Sarina Wiegman's side after they booked their spot in the knockouts with three straight wins....
15:34, 06/21/2019

Missing Millions Put an American-Funded Afghan College Under Scrutiny The American University of Afghanistan is at risk of closing after United States government investigators said they could not account for $63 million in spending....
07:00, 05/30/2019

Amid scrutiny over 737 Max, Boeing to replace 900 inspectors. And union is not happy Boeing plans to cut about 900 inspection jobs, using technology replacements at its Seattle area factories, despite uproar over the 737 Max.        ...
16:34, 05/06/2019

Britain’s Prince Andrew faces new scrutiny for ties to Epstein Buckingham Palace has never been able to explain a racy 2001 photo of the Duke of York with a then-teenager who claims Jeffrey Epstein paid her to have sex with the prince....
23:18, 08/13/2019

Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski run for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate to chall...
01:17, 08/16/2019

Tech giants face new scrutiny causing stocks to recoil Tech stocks short-circuited Monday on reports that Silicon Valley’s top companies are facing unprecedented scrutiny of their business practices by government regulators perusing anti-competitive practices. Google parent company Alphabet and Facebook ...
06:17, 06/04/2019

UK PM candidate Hancock asks: Why should Boris Johnson avoid public scrutiny? Matt Hancock, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said other candidates such as favorite Boris Johnson should open themselves up to public scrutiny....
11:17, 06/11/2019

"Were Cocked And Loaded": Trump's Take On Iran Attack Plan Faces Scrutiny US President Donald Trump on Friday described a nail-biting decision to call off an imminent attack on Iran in order to avoid disproportionate casualties, but the account is already facing scrutiny......
07:17, 06/22/2019

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it deals with repercussions from a government corruption scandal....
00:34, 07/18/2019

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promote gender equality in the industry that is still falling short of what many campaigners hoped for....
05:34, 05/20/2019

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
20:51, 07/03/2019

Apple Touts New Privacy Features Amid Scrutiny of Tech Giants Apple sought to tout itself as a digital-privacy crusader with an anonymous login system and tools that prevent apps from tracking a user’s location, a push that is designed to further differentiate it from Google and Facebook, which have built their...
22:51, 06/03/2019

Buyers Await Aviation Regulator's Scrutiny Of Jet's Flying License: Report Recently, London-based AdiGroup partnered with Jet Airways Employee Consortium partnered to bid for 75 per cent stake of Jet under the insolvency resolution process...
14:00, 06/30/2019

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with highest 'scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is reviewing license requests from U.S. companies to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
19:34, 07/03/2019

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with highest 'scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is reviewing license requests from U.S. companies to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
20:17, 07/03/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein deal scrutiny President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019, before Trump boards Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. and then on to Wisco...
09:00, 07/13/2019

Huawei in bid to grow enterprise business amid scrutiny on key telecoms segment Huawei Technologies unveiled on Wednesday a new database management system, in a bid to expand its enterprise business and challenge Western rivals such as Oracle Corp in China, amid growing scrutiny over its main telecom business....
09:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted....
04:00, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski seek the party's nomination for a U.S. Senate seat to chal...
06:51, 08/16/2019

Too gaffe-prone to be president? Biden's blunders prompt fresh scrutiny The former vice-president has cultivated a reputation for saying the wrong thing – but has it evolved into a 2020 liability?Throughout Joe Biden’s decades-long career in politics, he has cultivated a reputation of being gaffe-prone, often stumbling o...
13:17, 08/16/2019

U.S. federal death penalty protocol faces fresh legal scrutiny Plans by President Donald Trump's administration to resume executions of inmates sentenced to death for federal crimes is set to face a stiff court challenge, but a judge's decision on the legality of its new protocol for lethal injections may come t...
23:00, 07/31/2019

Britain’s Prince Andrew faces new scrutiny for ties to Jeffrey Epstein Buckingham Palace has never been able to explain a racy 2001 photo of the Duke of York with a then-teenager who claims Jeffrey Epstein paid her to have sex with the prince....
10:34, 08/14/2019

Brazil’s Judiciary, Once Symbol of Anti-Corruption Drive, Now Faces Scrutiny Decisions by top justices have begun to turn the population against them after years in which the judiciary had grown in the population’s esteem as the face of an anti-corruption drive....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Pandemic bonds face scrutiny after Ebola outbreak yet to trigger payout World Bank funding instruments issued to help emerging countries swiftly tackle pandemics have come under the spotlight after the latest deadly Ebola outbreak has yet to trigger a payout....
22:34, 08/01/2019

Succession knows that sometimes it is a big dick competition In advance of the second season of HBO’s Succession, we’ve decided to revisit the first season episode-by-episode. Yes, we shared some thoughts ahead of its season one premiere and also wrote up the finale, but we’re big fans of Jesse Armstrong’s wic...
22:17, 07/19/2019

The 503-HP 2020 BMW X4 M Competition Is a Real M Car Whether You Like It or Not The latest high-performance car to come from BMW’s M division may be an ugly crossover coupe, but the 2020 BMW X4 M Competition also has over 500 horsepower from BMW’s most powerful inline-six ever, a rear-biased all-wheel drive setup, and 100 percen...
17:00, 06/17/2019

BMW X3 M Competition 2019 review Has many of the dynamic hallmarks of BMW’s best M cars, but lacks a bit of effusive performance charm and SUV-typical dynamic versatility. The BMW X3 M Competition is at once quite a rare and special thing, and also about as common as new performan...
04:00, 06/17/2019

Autocar Heroes: BMW E30 M3 vs M3 CSL vs M2 Competition - what's the best M Car ever? Three iconic models from BMW's M Division go head-to-head-to-head to settle once and for all which is the best So which is it to be? What is the greatest ever product of BMW's performance arm, the M Division? Is it the BMW E30 M3, the compact 3-Seri...
17:17, 08/15/2019

BMW X4 M Competition 2019 review M Division's 503bhp version of the smaller BMW SUV-coupé has striking pace and sporting purpose This is the other new M Division performance SUV – except that BMW prefers to describe the X4 M Competition as a ‘sports activity coupé’. In this case, ...
04:00, 06/17/2019

Analysts doubt feds will go 'nuclear' on big tech, but see the increased scrutiny as a growing risk Analysts say the likelihood of a "nuclear option" from regulators — like a break-up of tech conglomerates forcing them to expose search algorithms — is small....
18:34, 06/04/2019

UnitedHealth buys PatientsLikeMe, which faced Trump administration scrutiny over Chinese investor PatientsLikeMe was bought by UnitedHealth following a review by Trump's Treasury Department, which scrutinized the start-up because it's backed by Chinese cash....
23:17, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted....
03:34, 07/04/2019

Tech monopoly? Congress increases antitrust scrutiny on Facebook, Google, Amazon House judiciary committee launches investigation into whether current laws and enforcement are enough to address competition issuesCongress is launching a bipartisan investigation into digital markets and the tech industry, looking into giants such a...
04:17, 06/04/2019

Prince Andrew’s connection to Jeffrey Epstein under new scrutiny following resurfaced allegations, suicide Buckingham Palace has never been able to explain a racy photo of the prince with a then-teenager who says she was “trafficked” for sexual encounters with him....
14:51, 08/14/2019

Buttigieg facing scrutiny as family of black man killed by cop plans lawsuit against city A lawyer for the family of a black man killed by an Indiana police officer says South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg hasn’t been “proactive” about officer-involved shootings....
13:17, 06/22/2019

Jeremy Hunt calls Boris Johnson 'a coward' for not facing public scrutiny Boris Johnson's final rival in the race to become Britain's next prime minister has accused him of being a coward for avoiding public scrutiny, as Johnson remains under pressure over an alleged altercation at the London apartment he shares with his g...
17:17, 06/24/2019

After smashing vial, China’s Sun Yang brings scrutiny, controversy to swimming championships Latest doping scandal casts dark cloud over sport. “I think all of us would say that we’re racing dopers at some point,” said one American, “and we shouldn’t really have to say that.”...
12:17, 07/21/2019

Car-hailing giants face risk of suspensions in Shanghai as regulatory scrutiny rises Two of the country’s major car-hailing services providers, Didi Chuxing and Meituan Dianping, have been fined 5.5 million yuan and 1.47 million yuan, respectively, by regulators in Shanghai....
12:51, 08/16/2019

Amazon profits fall short as company faces protests and government scrutiny Second-quarter earnings lower than expected amid threat of government anti-monopoly actionAmazon reported lower-than-expected profits in its second quarter of 2019, as it faces unprecedented pushback from lawmakers and consumers over its growing powe...
23:17, 07/25/2019

This Is What a Drift Competition Looked Like in 1990 Competitive drifting came to America in 2003, and everyone always knew that it had happened in Japan for longer than that. As you can see here, a whole lot longer....
15:00, 06/08/2019

FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
22:17, 06/03/2019

How 'Stealth' Consolidation is Undermining Competition Big tech and big mergers get the headlines, but the real monopoly problem lies elsewhere, writes Greg Ip. In many industries, competition has fallen and corporate concentration risen through acquisitions often too small to draw the scrutiny of antitr...
17:34, 06/19/2019

How the American Idol Top 3 Plan to Win the Competition American Idol has its Top 3, and all is right in the world, according to judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie. "On the money," Perry said about the results of the......
00:17, 05/14/2019

Liz and Dud collide with the competition on a fantastic Lodge 49 “The Slide” boasts all the best things about Lodge 49: bonding time for Liz and Dud (which naturally goes sideways), bonding time for Dud and Ernie (I know it’s only been two episodes, but I’m so glad to see them hanging out again!), some vulnerabili...
12:00, 08/20/2019

Arsène Wenger: ‘All of us have competition. My toughest one was with myself’ The former Arsenal manager tells Amy Lawrence he is enjoying life away from football but is still looking for the next big innovationWhen Arsène Wenger bade farewell to Arsenal with a theatrical bow after four uninterrupted decades in management, he ...
13:34, 05/24/2019

New 2019 BMW M8 Competition storms in with 616bhp News 4 Jun, 2019 New BMW M8 Competition arrives to take on everything from the Mercedes-AMG S 63 Coupe to the new Porsche 911 Carrera 4...
04:17, 06/05/2019

EU Probes Whether Broadcom Hindered Competition European Union has opened an investigation to determine whether US semi-conductor giant Broadcom may be violating the bloc's competition rules and hurting rivals....
18:34, 06/26/2019

The Pixel 3a XL vs. the competition: Surprisingly capable It used to be that if you wanted flagship level-specs and a large screen at a lower price, your only option was a OnePlus phone like the 6T. But now you have another option: Today Google announced the Pixel 3a XL. It makes some sacrifices in processi...
01:51, 05/08/2019

John F. Kennedy Jr.’s wife Carolyn Bessette ‘felt trapped’ trying to cope with media scrutiny, says pal John F. Kennedy Jr. reportedly had a hard time understanding why his wife, Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, was struggling with the intense media scrutiny the couple endured....
11:17, 07/05/2019

Britain's investment funds face scrutiny as Bank of England's Carney blasts liquidity 'lie' The U.K. fund industry is facing calls for new regulation with Bank of England Governor Mark Carney telling lawmakers that some investment funds are "built on a lie."...
16:34, 06/27/2019

Weld could face scrutiny on party loyalty, lobbying, more amid Trump primary challenge Bill Weld, the former Massachusetts governor making a longshot challenge for the 2020 Republican presidential nod, has aggressively gone after President Trump since his campaign launch -- calling him a “one-man crime wave” and even suggesting Attorne...
20:51, 05/06/2019

Prince Andrew's link to Jeffrey Epstein draws new scrutiny after suicide, document dump Reverberations from Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide in a federal lockup are being felt across the Atlantic, where the investigation into the disgraced financier's alleged sex-trafficking crimes – coupled with the interest generated by his shocking...
02:51, 08/14/2019

Acosta's succesor at Labor faces scrutiny for work with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the helm of the department after the resignation Friday of Alex Acosta, who faced scrutiny over his role in prosecuting alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago....
20:00, 07/12/2019

U.S. blocks Chinese state-owned telecom giant out of security concerns, threatens more scrutiny U.S. officials on Thursday blocked a Chinese state-owned telecom company from operating here and offering phone services to American customers, while sounding fresh fears that Beijing seeks to snoop on U.S. communications networks....
21:00, 05/09/2019

Stunning photos from underwater photography competition Competition brings out the best in us, and an underwater photography competition is no exception! Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
20:34, 05/06/2019

Choir teacher heads to U.S. strongman competition (KWQC) A choir teacher in Bettendorf, Iowa possesses much more than a strong voice. After only a year of training, David Baxter won the Anvil Strongman Competition in Cedar Rapids last month. He’s now headed to the US Strongman National Competi...
18:34, 05/09/2019

OnePlus 7 review: competition-beating performance for less A little less ‘Pro’ means the regular OnePlus 7 is smaller and lighter, offering a top experience for £500 The OnePlus 7 is basically the OnePlus 6T with the guts of the OnePlus 7 Pro, which sounds like a bad thing, but for £500 it is arguably the be...
08:34, 07/17/2019

Clooneys launch competition for fans to dine with them George and Amal Clooney have launched a competition to offer two lucky people the chance to win a "double date" with the couple at their Lake Como home in Italy....
19:34, 05/31/2019

NFL notebook: Manning not concerned over competition from Jones New York Giants starting quarterback Eli Manning doesn't sound like he's too concerned with the buzz over rookie Daniel Jones, the sixth pick in the NFL Draft who earned positive reviews in offseason workouts....
05:00, 06/29/2019

AEW and WarnerMedia are finally giving WWE some much-needed competition Just a few years ago, Cody Rhodes was floundering in the WWE as Stardust, a fantastical character that, despite Rhodes’ commitment, was consistently overlooked by the company’s creative team. Rhodes, the son of legendary grappler Dusty Rhodes, left t...
20:17, 05/15/2019

Competition: Win tickets to the Goodwood Festival of Speed Win general admission tickets to the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the Goodwood Festival of Speed (July 5-7) courtesy of Sky, Tempesta Racing and Blancpain Endurance Cup racer Chris Froggatt...
22:17, 06/24/2019

‘Killing Eve’ slays the competition at British TV awards LONDON (AP) — Sharp-edged spy thriller “Killing Eve” has won three major trophies at the British Academy Television Awards, including best drama series. Jodie Comer was named best actress for her performance as ruthless assassin Villanell...
13:34, 05/13/2019

Apple under investigation for unfair competition in Russia Apple is under investigation in Russia following a complaint from cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab and may be abusing its dominant position in smartphone apps, Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog said on Thursday....
11:00, 08/08/2019

US to probe whether tech giants stifle competition The US department of justice has launched a review of whether "market-leading online platforms" are behaving in a way which reduces competition, stifles innovation or harms consumers....
11:51, 07/24/2019

| eSwatini bans 'witchcraft and magic' competition A competition pitting witchdoctors against each other in a battle of skills this weekend in eSwatini -- formerly known as Swaziland -- has been banned, according to a government statement....
10:00, 07/11/2019

A-League clubs to take control of competition in new deal with FFA Impasse over independently-run A-League has been brokenNew entity to manage the A-League and W-LeagueAn impasse over creating an independently-run A-League has been broken with Football Federation Australia (FFA) to soon cede control to clubs. A new ...
06:00, 07/01/2019

Things going to dogs at ugly canine competition Things are starting to get ugly in the picturesque California town of Petaluma. Indeed, the place will go to the dogs when the winner of what’s being billed as the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest is announced Friday night. Nineteen contestant...
21:51, 06/21/2019

Top dogs: Chestnut, Sudo devour competition Reigning men's and women's champions Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo devoured their competition to capture the annual Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest....
03:17, 07/05/2019

ACC preseason power rankings: Clemson has no competition for No. 1 USA TODAY Sports is ranking each Power Five conference from its best team through its worst. First up is the Atlantic Coast Conference.       ...
16:34, 08/05/2019

UPDATE 2-FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook -WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
20:17, 06/03/2019

FTC to examine how Facebook's practices affect competition: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
18:51, 06/03/2019

Hudson's Bay to pay C$4.5 mln to settle with Canada's competition watchdog Hudson's Bay Co will pay C$4.5 million ($3.34 million)to settle a case related to the departmental store chain's advertising and pricing practices for its sleepwear sets, the Competition Bureau said on Wednesday....
20:51, 05/08/2019

EU set to investigate Apple over Spotify's competition claims The European Union might just believe that Spotify's complaint against Apple has some merit. Financial Times sources have claimed that EU competition commissioners have decided to launch an antitrust investigation into allegations that Apple un...
05:00, 05/06/2019

California middle school teacher draws scrutiny for giving students gender identity cards A middle school science teacher in California caused an uproar this week for giving his students a "Gender Unicorn" sheet that explained gender identity and sexual attraction. ...
03:34, 08/11/2019

Ex-defense chief Jim Mattis joins General Dynamics amid rising scrutiny of DC ties to business Jim Mattis, the retired Marine general who served as President Trump's first defense secretary, is joining the board of contractor General Dynamics just as the 2020 campaign heightens scrutiny into corporate recruitment of senior government officials...
00:34, 08/09/2019

PM Conte says Italy will receive competition portfolio in next EU Commission Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Tuesday Italy would receive the influential competition portfolio in the next European Commission, adding he was confident his nation would also obtain a post on the next ECB board....
22:34, 07/02/2019

Boxing chief criticizes IOC comments on Olympic competition The head of the international boxing federation has criticized IOC president Thomas Bach's comments that Olympic officials could organize the Tokyo 2020 boxing tournament if the sport's federation can't get its affairs in order  ...
09:17, 05/08/2019

UK's CMA says Illumina-Pacific Biosciences deal could hurt competition Britain's competition watchdog said on Tuesday the planned $1.2 billion merger between gene sequencing company Illumina Inc and smaller rival Pacific Biosciences of California Inc may result in lessening of competition in the UK....
14:17, 06/18/2019

Eli Manning doesn’t ‘feel like it’s a competition’ with Daniel Jones Eli Manning isn’t entertaining the idea of a quarterback competition, even if Pat Shurmur is doing just that. “I don’t feel like it’s a competition,” Manning told NFL Network. “I feel like I’ve got to do my j...
00:51, 06/29/2019

New BMW M8 Competition: 616bhp super-coupe nears production Super coupé sits atop the M5's chassis and packs a 616bhp V8 4.4-litre V8-powered M8 Coupé charges up the Goodwood hillclimb before deliveries begin in October The new four-wheel-drive BMW M8 Coupé is the most powerful and fastest two-door model ...
18:34, 07/04/2019

U.S. Versus China: A New Era of Great Power Competition, but Without Boundaries Under President Trump, national security concerns over China’s rise have bled into trade and economic policy, and some officials see a long ideological struggle unfolding....
23:34, 06/26/2019

Amazon Ends Restaurant Delivery as Competition Bites Amazon.com is shuttering its restaurant delivery service Amazon Restaurants in the U.S., putting an end to a four-year experiment that sought to compete with the likes of Grubhub and Uber Eats but failed to gain much traction....
13:34, 06/11/2019

Brazil's antitrust regulator wants competition in Sao Paulo airport Brazil's antitrust regulator wants new rules for allocating airplane landing and departure rights, known as slots, in Sao Paulo's crowded domestic airport, saying they are too concentrated among two main airlines....
21:00, 06/24/2019

Trump’s Competition for Most Unpopular Politician in New York: de Blasio A statewide poll suggests that President Trump is better liked than Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has become more unpopular since declaring his 2020 candidacy....
00:51, 06/11/2019

Galaxy Note10 hands-on: Samsung falls behind the competition The Galaxy Note10. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] NEW YORK CITY—Samsung showed off its next flagship smartphone last night: the Galaxy Note10. It co...
19:00, 08/09/2019

US tech stocks dive on fears of competition probe Shares in Facebook and Google's parent were among tech stocks to be bruised on growing investor fears of US investigations into whether they misuse their market power....
12:00, 06/04/2019

AMD's New GPUs and CPUs Keep the Pressure on the Intel and Nvidia Competition E3 hasn’t been just for games for a while. While the video games are certainly the focus, companies like AMD are reminding us that what we play on is sometimes crucial to what we play. Today the company announced a whole line of CPUs and GPUs intende...
06:34, 06/11/2019

No change to pass interference rule by competition committee NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL competition committee has decided against making any changes to the new rule for reviewing pass interference, the league announced Thursday. That means the rule stands as approved by NFL owners in March. Owners decided in May ...
23:17, 06/20/2019

France's Ucar offers new car service as competition intensifies French car hire service Ucar on Tuesday said users can now hire a new car with prices starting from 49 euros ($55.5) a month, amid intense competition in the sector....
08:00, 06/11/2019

Facebook's Libra Could Give Dollar, Banks Some Welcome Competition Facebook’s new digital currency has the potential to become a true alternative to national currencies by creating a de facto central bank, which other fin-tech startups and cryptocurrencies have failed to do....
16:00, 06/26/2019

Mitchie Brusco Lands First-Ever 1260 In Skateboarding Competition At the 1999 X Games in San Francisco, Tony Hawk became the first person in competitive skateboarding history to land a 900, two-and-a-half rotations. It took 20 years, but someone’s added another 360 degrees. At last week’s X Games in Minneapolis, 2...
12:34, 08/09/2019

House antitrust subcommittee will investigate internet competition The US government is about to intensify its scrutiny of tech giants. The House Antitrust Subcommittee has launched a bipartisan investigation that will gauge the level of competition in online markets. It's concerned that a "handful of gatekee...
07:00, 06/04/2019

Amazon's investment in Deliveroo scrutinized by UK competition watchdog The U.K.'s competition authority issued an initial enforcement order Friday asking Amazon to pause its investment into food delivery start-up Deliveroo....
10:34, 07/05/2019

UK's competition regulator to examine Amazon investment in Deliveroo Britain's competition regulator served an initial enforcement order on Amazon and Deliveroo on Friday, seeking to pause the e-commerce giant's investment in the online food delivery company....
08:51, 07/05/2019

UK competition watchdog to examine Amazon's Deliveroo investment Britain's competition regulator on Friday took action to pause Amazon's investment in online food delivery group Deliveroo by serving an initial enforcement order on the two companies....
09:51, 07/05/2019

Bowling Green fire canine named top dog in US competition BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Millie, the Bowling Green Fire Department’s accelerant detection K-9, has proved to be a valuable member of the department in her first few months on the job. At a recent competition, though, Millie, demonstrated that ...
19:00, 05/19/2019

Waymo uses evolutionary competition to improve its self-driving cars The process of training self-driving car AI is seldom efficient when you need to either use a massive amount of computing power to train systems in parallel or else have researchers spend ages manually weeding out bad systems. Waymo might have a sma...
13:00, 07/29/2019

The Fiver | Beating competition from Europe's most admired clubs and PSG Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Back in the day, Serie A attracted the best players in the world. From Diego Maradona and Michel Platini to Ruud Gullit and Paul Rideout, all the stars flocked to Italy, lured by big salaries, high-b...
19:17, 07/18/2019

MediaTek's New 5G-Ready Chip Is Exactly the Kind of Competition Qualcomm Needs We’re still in the early days of 5G, but if you take a quick look around the smartphone world, it’s clear Qualcomm has gotten a head start when compared to other chipmakers. Nearly every 5G phone on the market today is powered by a Qualcomm modem, an...
08:00, 05/29/2019

SSE cuts 444 jobs blaming tough competition and price cap Energy supplier SSE is to cut 444 jobs in its retail division as it faces up to the "challenges" of tough competition, the government's price cap and higher costs....
21:17, 05/08/2019

Students set new hyperloop speed record at SpaceX competition Technical University of Munich students just reached massive speeds, breaking their own record at the annual SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition.       ...
19:00, 07/23/2019

Long road back to singles competition, says Murray Former world number one Andy Murray has said it could take up to a year for him to regain the strength in his hip needed for a return to singles action....
11:00, 07/12/2019

NASA is running a competition to figure out how to settle the galaxy You have 80 million years, a fleet of starships, and a galaxy to colonise: Go! That’s the problem astrophysicists face in a NASA challenge to settle the stars...
18:34, 05/29/2019

“This is crazy”: FCC kills part of San Francisco’s broadband-competition law Enlarge / Lombard Street in San Francisco. (credit: Getty Images | Michael Lee) The Federal Communications Commission today voted to preempt part of a San Francisco ordinance that promotes broadband competition in apartment buildings and other mult...
21:51, 07/10/2019

AEW lands prime-time television deal and WWE has competition Wrestling is returning to TNT as part of a multi-platform deal with All Elite Wrestling. The new wrestling company and WarnerMedia announced the agreement Wednesday morning. TNT will air live AEW matches weekly in prime time starting later this year,...
16:34, 05/15/2019

Atlantic City casino earnings way down amid more competition ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — More casinos have meant less profit in Atlantic City since two gambling halls reopened last summer. Figures released Wednesday by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement show the nine casinos saw their gross operating...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Soccer-playing robots take the field in annual competition These soccer stars are very dependable — if not a little robotic — on the field. The 2019 RoboCup, the world’s largest annual robotics competition, kicked off Thursday in Australia with robot teams from 30 countries vying in events including soccer, ...
20:51, 07/04/2019

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary amid intense scrutiny of his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Epstein, a financier, was indicted this week on charges of sex trafficking. In 2008, Acosta signed off on a plea deal for Epstein after similar accusations that was widely viewed as too lenient....
17:17, 07/12/2019

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo break ties with plastic lobbying group amid mounting scrutiny over pollution The beverage giants join other companies like Clorox, Becton Dickinson and Ecolab, which ended memberships with the Plastics Industry Association last year....
04:00, 07/24/2019

Facebook is raising the minimum wage of its contractors and content moderators after facing scrutiny over low pay and 'inhumane' working conditions (FB) AP Photo/Tony Avelar Facebook is increasing wages for its US contract workers. Content reviewers are getting pay bumps, as are roles like janitors and cafeteria workers. The company has faced scrutiny recently over the pay and working conditions of ...
22:51, 05/13/2019

Fortnite Competition Hosts Help Deaf Teen Player Feel Welcome During last weekend’s Fortnite Summer Block Party, 13-year-old Deaf streamer Soleil “Ewok” Wheeler played in the event’s Celebrity Pro-Am and met some of her favorite streamers. While it was cool to see a young player have an awesome time, it was eve...
21:34, 06/18/2019

Itaú Unibanco sees competition among card processors unlikely to cool down The CEO of Brazil's largest private-sector lender Itaú Unibanco Holding SA said on Friday there is no sign that the fierce competition among card processors in the country will cool down....
15:17, 05/03/2019

Justice Department launches sweeping review of competition in tech The US is intensifying its already stepped-up scrutiny of the tech industry. The Department of Justice is launching a comprehensive antitrust review of "market-leading online platforms" to see if they're abusing their leading positions. There&...
03:51, 07/24/2019

Case Keenum and Dwayne Haskins kick off Redskins’ QB competition With Colt McCoy still recovering from surgery, veteran Case Keenum and rookie Dwayne Haskins got the chance to make an early impression at the start of OTAs....
06:34, 05/21/2019

Google's competition for advertising heats up from Amazon, rival platforms Alphabet Inc's Google, the largest U.S. digital advertising platform, is facing increased competition from sites where people purchase products and places thought to be safe from potentially offensive content, advertising buyers say....
15:51, 05/01/2019

Trump to meet airline executives to discuss 'competition and transparency' U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with top executives from a handful of airlines on Thursday to discuss "competition and transparency," a White House official said....
22:34, 07/18/2019

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google to testify in Congress on competition The House committee investigating antitrust in tech is about to call some big names to the microphone. Aides for antitrust panel chairman Rep. David Cicilline have confirmed that the committee is holding a hearing on July 16th where it will question....
05:00, 07/10/2019

DOJ Antitrust Chief Stresses Role of Competition in Digital Economy The Justice Department’s top antitrust official said he would act to protect competition in the digital marketplace, his first public remarks since news reports that the department was preparing to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google....
21:51, 06/11/2019

Uber Freight Expands to Germany, Faces Local Competition Uber is launching a freight platform in Germany, taking on local technology startups in a race to grab a share of Europe's $500 billion trucking market....
17:00, 07/24/2019

Uber Freight launches in Germany, taking on local competition U.S. ride-hailing company Uber is launching a freight platform in Germany, taking on local technology startups in a race to grab a share of Europe's $500 billion trucking market....
19:34, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 1-UK's CMA says Illumina-Pacific Biosciences deal could hurt competition Britain's competition watchdog said on Tuesday the planned $1.2 billion merger between gene sequencing company Illumina Inc and smaller rival Pacific Biosciences of California Inc may be a threat to competition in the country....
14:17, 06/18/2019

Ram hopes diesel head start pays off as competition heightens After earlier generations had the full-size diesel pickup segment to themselves, Ram now has to contend with rival offerings from Ford and Chevrolet....
15:51, 08/18/2019

GrubHub profit misses on higher spending to fend off competition GrubHub Inc's quarterly profit missed analyst estimates on Tuesday, hit by soaring costs as the online food delivery company tries to fend off competition, sending its shares down 8% in afternoon trading....
03:00, 07/31/2019

Twitch's karaoke competition returns with a record deal prize Twitch's $20,000 karaoke contest is returning for a second season. The online singing competition for karaoke-style title Twitch Sings is open from today until Monday 5th August. Contestants can submit their audition videos here, and an internal...
20:34, 07/30/2019

Giants QB Daniel Jones focussed on competition, not Yankees boos New York Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones said he didn't pay a lot of attention to the booing he received during an appearance at Yankee Stadium....
18:17, 06/19/2019

Trump blasts comments by ECB's Draghi, cites unfair competition U.S. President Donald Trump criticized European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's comments earlier on Tuesday that further monetary policy changes may be needed by the ECB, saying that would spark unfair European competition against the United St...
15:17, 06/18/2019

Uber Freight launches in Germany, faces local competition U.S. ride-hailing company Uber is launching a freight platform in Germany, taking on local technology startups in a race to grab a share of Europe's $500 billion trucking market....
06:51, 07/24/2019

Tim Ryan is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Who is Tim Ryan? Current job: US Representative for Ohio's 13th district. Currently running for president of the United States as a Democratic candidate. Age: 45See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: A year ...
23:34, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Banco do Brasil sees fiercer competition with fintechs State-controlled lender Banco do Brasil SA sees fiercer competition with financial startups as likely to reduce the country's average credit margins in the coming quarters, CEO Rubem Novaes told journalists on Thursday....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen finishes second at WheelWOD Games, her first competition since paralysis Olympian Amy Van Dyken-Rouen finished second at the WheelWOD Games, her first athletic competition since suffering a spinal cord injury in 2014.       ...
01:34, 07/09/2019

Dad busted for marrying his daughter after ‘jealous competition’ with half-sister A depraved Nebraska man has been jailed for having sex with his biological daughter — even marrying her when cops were on the case, according to reports. Travis Fieldgrove, 40, was tracked down by daughter Samantha Kershner, 21, after pleading with h...
17:51, 05/31/2019

Trump says United Tech, Raytheon deal may hurt competition U.S. President Donald Trump gave mixed signals Monday as to whether he believed the $121 billion merger of defense contractor Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp should go forward, while the Pentagon indicated it would take a hard look at the de...
07:00, 06/11/2019

UK's competition watchdog asks Amazon and Deliveroo to pause integration Britain's competition watchdog served Amazon and Deliveroo an initial enforcement order in a bid to pause the e-commerce giant's stake purchase in the online food delivery company....
08:34, 07/05/2019

Apple faces investigation for suspected unfair competition in Russia Apple is under investigation in Russia following a complaint from cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab and may be abusing its dominant market position, Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog said on Thursday....
13:00, 08/08/2019

Uber Cites Tight Competition After Posting $1 Billion Loss Uber executives sought to reassure investors about its growth as an onslaught of competition from ride-hailing and delivery rivals led to a $1 billion loss in the first quarter....
03:51, 05/31/2019

China Faces New Competition As India, Japan Eye Sri Lanka Port India, Japan and Sri Lanka are weighing the development of a terminal at the bustling port of Colombo in a country that's seen ongoing political controversies related to investments from China's Belt......
11:00, 05/28/2019

FCA's move to UK caused 'economic damage' in Italy, competition watchdog says FCA's decision to move its financial and legal offices out of Italy has caused major damage to Italian tax revenues, the country's competition watchdog said. His comments come as other companies are considering similar moves. ...
04:34, 07/03/2019

UEFA plans for more clubs, league system in European competition "UEFA\u0027s plans for European competition include more clubs and a league system featuring promotion and relegation, a leading soccer official said on Wednesday."...
23:17, 05/08/2019

Klay Thompson competition is NBA’s latest free-agency wrinkle It may be time to put a hold on the prevailing assumption that Klay Thompson will stay with the Warriors. If Golden State doesn’t offer Thompson his max deal of $190 million (over five years) when free agency opens, the Lakers and Clippers will...
17:34, 06/28/2019

Tate talks about QB competition & El Paso shooting on player’s mind TUCSON – Coach Kevin Sumlin has said senior QB Khalil Tate will still have to earn his starting position. Meanwhile, an El Paso native on the Wildcats speaks out about difficult time processing mass shootings in his hometown. Here’s more ...
19:34, 08/06/2019

This exclusive iPhone 8 deal blows the rest of the competition out of the water For all of the Apple fans out there not ready to dive in to the deep end with Apple's latest £1,000+ handsets, we've got the perfect iPhone deal for you. And the best bit? It's exclusive to TechRadar readers - aren't you luck...
18:17, 05/24/2019

Nyhrox, aqua win duos competition at Fortnite World Cup Finals Emil "Nyhrox" Bergquist Pedersen and David "aqua" Wang won a split of $3 million after becoming the first-ever champions in the Fortnite World Cup Finals duos competition. Wins in Games 4 and 5 of the six-game competition led the European duo to vict...
02:00, 07/29/2019

Russia says U.S. military curbs on space cooperation are unfair competition Russia accused the United States of trying to unfairly grab market share in the space services industry on Friday after the U.S. military imposed restrictions on space launch cooperation with Moscow....
22:51, 05/31/2019

UK competition regulator puts brake on Amazon's Deliveroo deal Britain's competition regulator has stepped in to pause Amazon's deal with online food delivery group Deliveroo while it considers launching a full investigation....
20:00, 07/05/2019

90 Day Fiancé's Anfisa Nava Ranks High in First Bodybuilding Competition Not bad for her first try: 90 Day Fiancé star Anfisa Nava got top scores in her first bodybuilding competition. The 23-year-old Russian season four participant, changed her diet and......
03:51, 06/24/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra reportedly facing EU competition probe Facebook’s controversial ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra is facing a competition probe by the European Union Commission, according to a document seen by Bloomberg. The European Union’s antitrust regulators are “currently investigating potential anti-competiti...
11:51, 08/21/2019

Australia's Qantas says it will not trim Alliance stake despite competition concerns Australian flag carrier Qantas Airways Ltd said it had no plan to cut its stake in Alliance Airlines, after the competition regulator raised concerns over its acquisition of 19.9% in its rival....
05:00, 08/01/2019

UK competition watchdog flags concerns on Live Nation-MCD merger Britain's competition watchdog said on Thursday the proposed takeover of Ireland-based MCD Productions by the joint venture owned by U.S.-based Live Nation raises competition concerns in the music promotion industry in Northern Ireland....
12:51, 07/11/2019

Apple CEO warns Trump about China tariffs, Samsung competition U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he has spoken with Apple Inc's Chief Executive Tim Cook about the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports as well as competition from South Korean company Samsung Electronics Co Ltd....
01:52, 08/19/2019

XPRIZE selects winners of autonomous seafloor-mapping competition Enlarge / Part of the winning team's system. (credit: XPRIZE) The winners of the latest XPRIZE competition were announced on Friday. Sponsored by Shell with a bonus prize from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the compe...
04:00, 06/02/2019

UK competition regulator puts brake on Amazon's Deliveroo investment Britain's competition regulator has stepped in to pause Amazon's investment in online food delivery group Deliveroo while it considers launching a full investigation....
13:17, 07/05/2019

Boeing's exit from missile competition may force Pentagon to overhaul $85B project Boeing's decision to drop out of the bidding for a next-generation missile contract it believes is weighted in a rival's favor may force the Pentagon to reconfigure the $85 billion weapons project....
09:17, 07/28/2019

Rocket Report: SpaceX nets another boat, Air Force competition heats up Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.11 of the Rocket Report! As always, there is lots going on in the world of lift. This week saw a flurry of activity surrounding...
00:00, 08/18/2019

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....
14:00, 05/01/2019

| WATCH: Netflix drops strong earnings report, addresses new competition Netflix earned $4.52 billion in revenue and gained an additional 9.6 million paid subscribers in the first quarter of 2019, beating expectations, the company said in a note to shareholders....
18:51, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Apple CEO warns Trump about China tariffs, Samsung competition President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he had spoken with Apple Inc's Chief Executive Tim Cook about the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports as well as competition from South Korean company Samsung Electronics Co Ltd....
01:52, 08/19/2019

Google parent's shares dive as YouTube changes, competition hurt revenue Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday saw its slowest revenue growth in three years from increased competition in advertising, stumbles in its smartphone business and disruptive changes at YouTube that left the leading internet ad company lagging rivals....
05:51, 04/30/2019

Elon Musk lauds Newt Gingrich's $2B moon competition prize SpaceX CEO Elon Musk gave his approval for a plan put forth by former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich to give a $2 billion prize to the first private company to establish and run the first base on the moon....
18:17, 08/20/2019

Pep v Poch: Spurs manager jokingly suggests one-on-one competition with Guardiola – video Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino jokingly suggested a one-on-one football competition between him and Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola to determine who is better at football.The Argentinian manager also said that he believes Guardio...
05:51, 08/17/2019

Geno Smith signing with Seahawks, sets up Paxton Lynch competition Geno Smith is getting another chance to be a backup. The former Jets, Giants and Chargers No. 2 will sign with the Seahawks, ESPN.com reported Monday. Smith will compete with Paxton Lynch for the backup job behind Russell Wilson, who signed a four-ye...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Olympic gold medalist Amy Van Dyken returns to competition for first time since being paralyzed Amy Van Dyken-Rouen will compete in the WheelWOD Games next week, her first athletic competition since suffering a spinal cord injury five years ago.       ...
21:17, 06/30/2019

Clash of the coupes: Toyota Supra meets BMW M2 Competition and Porsche 718 Cayman Similar packages at the same price point, but which of these performance coupés will take home the prize? The new Supra faces its first big test against premium-cut German rivals. And as we discover, it’s a close-run contest This is it – this is ...
09:00, 06/29/2019

Fortnite fans fill Arthur Ashe Stadium for World Cup competition This weekend, Arthur Ashe Stadium — known to host the world’s elite tennis players — is the temporary site of the Fortnite World Cup, a three-day competition where professional video-gamers duel it out for a chance at $30 million worth of prizes....
01:51, 07/28/2019

Nebraska woman spared jail for sex with dad after ‘jealous competition’ with half-sister A Nebraska woman has been spared jail for marrying her dad following a twisted competition with her half-sister over who could have sex with him, according to reports. Samantha Kershner, 21, met biological dad Travis Fieldgrove, 40, when she was 17 a...
17:34, 06/25/2019

Too Good To Go is Europe’s ‘hottest startup,’ wins Tech5 competition 2019 Just in: Danish startup Too Good To Go is this year’s “most promising startup” of regions Europe and Israel. Today was Founders’ Day, a special part of startup competition Tech5, where investors, influencers and experts have chosen the hottest young ...
00:51, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Apple faces investigation for suspected unfair competition in Russia Apple is under investigation in Russia following a complaint from cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab and may be abusing its dominant market position, Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog said on Thursday....
13:00, 08/08/2019

U.S. warned Canada that fighter jet competition rules violate commitments to F-35 program The warnings are in two letters sent to the government last year obtained by defence analyst Richard Shimooka and released in a report from the Macdonald-Laurier Institute....
03:17, 05/07/2019

Inside Queens’ laid-back, tuneful finch singing competition About 60 men, mostly Guyanese immigrants, flocked to Phil Rizzuto Park in Richmond Hill with handmade wooden cages holding their prized seed finches, repeating a ritual carried out every warm-weather weekend for decades....
06:00, 06/24/2019

In photos: Plane Pull competition raises funds to fight kid cancer JetBlue Airlines hosts an annual Plane Pull competition for charity with a match-up of Brits vs. Yanks at JFK Airport in New York City on May 21, 2019....
22:17, 05/21/2019

Boeing surprised Canada changed rules of jet competition to allow Lockheed Martin bid Boeing Co is surprised Canada softened the rules of a competition for new fighters to allow Lockheed Martin Corp to submit a bid, but is still confident it has a chance, a top executive said on Wednesday....
19:34, 05/29/2019

Donald Trump is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition. Reuters Who is Donald Trump? Current job: President of the United States. Age: 72See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: 'Shark Tank' star Robert Herjavec explains what makes America greatSee Also:Cory Booker is running for president ...
23:34, 07/30/2019

Cory Booker is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Who is Cory Booker? Current job: US Senator from New Jersey. Running for president of the United States as a Democratic candidate. Age: 49See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: A year after Armenia's 250,000...
23:34, 07/30/2019

Bernie Sanders is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition. Win McNamee / Getty Images Who is Bernie Sanders? Current job: US senator from Vermont. Running for president of the United States as a Democratic candidate. Age: 77See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Why the US border facilities ...
23:34, 07/30/2019

Samurai Shodown Competition Heats Up At This Weekend's Fighting Game Tournaments Evo 2019, the premier fighting game tournament, is less than a month away, and players are spending the weekend getting ready. With their game having only released in June, it’s an especially important time for Samurai Shodown players....
03:00, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Itau Unibanco cuts estimates as competition grows Brazil's largest private-sector lender Itau Unibanco Holding SA posted a higher first-quarter recurring profit on Thursday, but set lower targets for gains with clients in 2019, indicating it sees fiercer competition for consumers....
02:00, 05/03/2019

Sunrise takeover of Liberty Global unit under review by competition authorities Sunrise Communications on Monday said the Swiss competition authorities have decided to "examine in detail" its planned $6.3 billion takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss UPC cable business....
07:34, 06/03/2019

Xiaomi growth slows as fewer people buy phones, Huawei competition bites Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp posted its slowest revenue growth as a public company, missing analysts' estimates, as it lost market share to Huawei and customers held on to their phones before a 5G refresh....
08:17, 08/21/2019

U.S. attorney general, state officials discuss big tech firms' effect on competition Eight state attorneys general met with U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday to discuss the effect of big tech companies on competition, and various antitrust actions are being reviewed, the Texas attorney general's office said in a statemen...
00:51, 07/26/2019

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi misses estimates as competition hots up at home China's Xiaomi Corp reported 15% growth in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, missing estimates, as fewer people bought smartphones at home and rival Huawei grabbed market share....
15:51, 08/20/2019

Love Island Shakeup! Meet Christen and Katrina, the New Women Entering the Competition Ready for a shakeup? On the Monday, July 15 episode of Love Island, two new Islanders make their way into the game as the couples are put to the test. E! News has your exclusive sneak......
23:17, 07/15/2019

Kentucky cheerleader, 13, who died after falling ill at competition had 'underlying strep infection,' family says Lilliana Schalck, a Kentucky cheerleader who died after she felt ill at a cheerleading competition in February, was suffering from a strep infection, a coroner’s report stated....
18:17, 04/28/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 4-UK competition regulator puts brake on Amazon's Deliveroo deal Britain's competition regulator has stepped in to pause Amazon's deal with online food delivery group Deliveroo while it considers launching a full investigation....
21:00, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 5-Google parent's shares dive as YouTube changes, competition hurt revenue Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday saw its slowest revenue growth in three years from increased competition in advertising, stumbles in its smartphone business and disruptive changes at YouTube that left the leading internet ad company lagging rivals....
02:51, 04/30/2019

House Judiciary Committee Opens Bipartisan Probe of Competition in Tech Industry The House Judiciary Committee is joining the rush to investigate big technology companies with a focus on whether increased concentration in the industry is crowding out competition and hurting consumers. Congress’s investigation will address t...
01:17, 06/04/2019

Air France loss widens, buffeted by higher fuel costs, fierce competition Air France-KLM blamed higher fuel costs and tough price competition as it posted a deeper first-quarter loss on Friday, but said pressure would ease in the rest of the year as rival airlines' capacity growth slows....
11:00, 05/03/2019

Lyft rises after Uber's CEO shows optimism about competition on the company's first earnings call Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi echoed his rival's optimism about the direction of the ride-sharing market on the company's first earnings call....
18:51, 05/31/2019

Ken Loach has competition: meet the new heroes of socially conscious cinema | Caspar Salmon In Cannes, a new breed of imaginative, poetic directors are making Loach’s approach to sociopolitical drama look old hatThis year’s Cannes film festival staged a clash that might have passed viewers by: namely, a fight between good old-fashioned soci...
17:00, 05/28/2019

Miss USA 2019 explains what happened during the swimsuit competition, reacts to Kim Kardashian studying law Cheslie Kryst, a North Carolina lawyer who represents some prison inmates for free, was inspired by her mother, Mrs. North Carolina 2002, to pursue the pageant world....
16:00, 05/11/2019

Honor 20 Lite review: Budget smartphone with good cameras, but competition is fierce Honor's entry-level 20-series handset offers decent battery life and performance, good cameras and plenty of internal storage. Among the downsides are Micro-USB for charging and an LCD rather than OLED screen....
17:00, 05/21/2019

Watch: Packers' David Bakhtiari smokes Aaron Rodgers in beer-chugging competition Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers couldn't compete with teammate David Bakhtiari in a beer-chugging competition during Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals....
04:34, 05/24/2019

UN Youth envoy launches coding competition to help solve climate crisis and ‘Reboot the Earth’ Can young coders help solve the climate crisis? The UN’s Youth Envoy launched a global competition earlier this month, “Reboot The Earth”, in collaboration with the Office of Information & Communications Technology, to try and answer that question, f...
02:17, 07/23/2019

Viral UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi returns to competition with iconic coach by her side Katelyn Ohashi, the UCLA gymnast whose floor routine went viral, will compete at the inaugural Aurora Games this August.       ...
23:51, 07/02/2019

Stiff Competition, High Employee Cost Hitting BSNL, MTNL: Telecom Minister Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the total employee cost of MTNL and BSNL far outweighed the total employee cost for private telcos. As of May-end, BSNL had 1.63 lakh employees and MTNL had......
22:51, 06/26/2019

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi misses revenue estimates as competition heats up at home Xiaomi's revenue in the second quarter ended June 30 rose to 51.95 billion yuan ($7.36 billion) from 45.24 billion a year earlier. That was short of the 53.52 billion expected by analysts, Refinitiv data showed....
06:17, 08/21/2019

Indian Google antitrust probe was sparked by junior researchers at India’s own competition commission Two Indian antitrust researchers and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google’s alleged anti-competitive practices.Read More...
11:17, 07/09/2019

How two Filipino brothers staved off competition from McDonald's to build a global fast food brand In business, there's nothing like a little healthy competition to keep you motivated. For the Jollibee brothers, that came early on in the sizable form of fast food icon McDonald's....
08:51, 05/01/2019

Singtel posts lowest annual profit in 16 years, citing 'intense' regional competition Singapore Telecommunications on Wednesday posted its smallest annual net profit in 16 years partly due to the intense competition faced by its regional associates in India and Indonesia....
07:34, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. attorney general, state officials discuss big tech firms' effect on competition Eight state attorneys general met with U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday to discuss the effect of big tech companies on competition, and various antitrust actions are being reviewed, the Texas attorney general's office said in a statemen...
02:17, 07/26/2019

Boeing drops out of massive Pentagon nuclear missile program, citing unfair competition The Chicago-based aerospace giant said Thursday it will not bid on the Pentagon's Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program, citing procurement concerns....
18:17, 07/25/2019

Jaw, Meet Floor: Simone Biles Unveils Unreal New Moves in Lead-Up to Summer Competition While your ass was busy complaining about how long this week feels even after having Monday off, gymnast Simone Biles (arguably the very best athlete on the planet right now) was out here being ... Simone Biles. By which we mean doing things that lit...
07:00, 05/31/2019

Courtiers try to avoid ‘diary clashes' with Cambridges, Sussexes to prevent ‘competition,’ royal expert claims Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be heading to Africa on their next official royal tour this fall with newborn son Archie Harrison, while, Prince William and Kate Middleton will be visiting Pakistan. ...
04:17, 07/06/2019

Man dies from ‘Taco Tuesday’ eating competition at Minor League Baseball game A California man died from a taco eating competition during a Fresno Grizzlies baseball game. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
09:51, 08/16/2019

Carter Page alleges extensive contacts with alleged FBI informant, as Strzok-Page texts draw renewed scrutiny Following President Trump's decision to allow the declassification of key Russia records at Attorney General Bill Barr's discretion, former Trump campaign aide Carter Page told Fox News his contact with alleged FBI informant Stefan Halper at a pivota...
01:51, 05/29/2019

Zavvi Mastercard competition blunder: Outrage over Champions League final tickets as hundreds receive email error saying they have won An online retailer has admitted a catastrophic blunder after it emailed hundreds of entrants to a Champions League competition telling them they had won VIP tickets to the final....
15:34, 05/09/2019

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago Chicago police say more than 50 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Two people were stabbed to death, bringing the total number of homicides to 10. (June 3)        ...
00:00, 06/04/2019

R Kelly returns to Chicago court After R Kelly appeared in court for a hearing Tuesday, his attorney told reporters he's still waiting for prosecutors to hand over videotape of what another attorney, Michael Avenatti, says shows the singer having sex with an underage girl. (May...
22:34, 05/07/2019

Deadliest weekend for Chicago in 2019 Over the weekend 52 people in the city were shot, eight of them fatally, and two people were stabbed to death.        ...
07:17, 06/04/2019

Chicago-area man gets more than 27 years for sex trafficking CHICAGO — A federal judge has sentenced a suburban Chicago man to more than 27 years in prison in a sex trafficking case. Federal prosecutors in Chicago said Monday that 32-year-old Deronarte Norwood of North Chicago sent a 15-year-old girl to have s...
16:51, 06/04/2019

The Chicago Bears' Kickers Are In Hell The Chicago Bears have been trying all sorts of methods to move on from January’s season-ending double-doink. Nothing seems to be working....
19:51, 06/12/2019

Chicago's Giolito strikes out 11 in win over Royals Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts in Saturday's 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium....
03:34, 06/09/2019

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key...
01:51, 05/30/2019

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related counts in Chicago Prosecutors in Chicago have charged R&B singer R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related counts involving a woman who was underage when the alleged abuse occurred, including counts that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison...
10:34, 05/31/2019

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related crimes in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors charged R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday with 11 new sex-related counts, including some that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison, making them the most serious against him. Cook County prosecutors charged the Gramm...
23:17, 05/30/2019

Cubs vs. Cardinals: Take Jose Quintana and Chicago Eight champions were crowned in the National Spelling Bee when the judges ran out of words and ESPN ran out of time. “Krzyzewski,” used in a sentence, would have broken the tie. … Rumors swirling that Lori Loughlin’s daughter Olivia Jade, who b...
23:34, 06/01/2019

Chicago officer recorded asking teen for sex is fired CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer who allegedly asked a 17-year-old girl for sex in return for getting her mother’s impounded car released by the city has been fired. The Chicago Tribune reports that the city’s polic...
19:17, 05/28/2019

Chicago alderman accused of lying about car being stolen CHICAGO (AP) — Police have arrested a Chicago alderman on charges alleging that he lied when he reported his car had been stolen in January. Police say a news release that Alderman Proco “Joe” Moreno was arrested Tuesday night on felony c...
19:51, 05/15/2019

Star witness against ‘El Chapo’ to be sentenced in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — A star government witness at the New York trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is being sentenced in Chicago, where prosecutors are seeking extraordinary leniency for the former cartel lieutenant-turned-U.S....
09:00, 05/30/2019

Mets vs. Cubs: Chicago the pick as Yu Darvish comes in off gem Mayor de Blasio, who is never here, has hired Gregory Russ to be the new NYCHA chief. Russ, who will make $402,000 yearly, will be spending his weekends in Minnesota with family. The perfect hire. … The Mets, looking for a scapegoat, fired pitc...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Chicago spent more than $30K to capture ‘Chance the Snapper’ The city of Chicago's efforts to wrangle the alligator nicknamed Chance the Snapper, who was found living in a park lagoon this summer, cost more than $33,600....
03:34, 08/02/2019

Second man charged in fatal Chicago nightclub shooting CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 28-year-old security guard outside a River North neighborhood nightclub. Jon Poole was charged in a warrant with first-degree murder and expected to attend a bo...
22:51, 06/21/2019

Can Chicago's new mayor stop the bloodshed from gun violence? Some are hopeful that Lori Lightfoot can succeed where her immediate predecessors did not – but others are concerned she has reverted to failed ‘get tough’ policiesHeading into a long Fourth of July weekend last month, Lori Lightfoot, the new Chicago...
09:00, 08/01/2019

Sentencing in Chicago terrorism case enters 3rd day A multiday sentencing hearing is wrapping up for a suburban Chicago man convicted of terrorism for trying to detonate what he thought was a powerful bomb next to a crowded bar....
10:34, 05/01/2019

Judge sentences would-be Chicago bar bomber to 16 years CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge has handed an Illinois man a 16-year prison sentence for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating a car bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012, saying she factored in his mental health in imposing a sentence much low...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Crash spills cocoa on highway near Chicago A crash involving two semi-trucks scattered cocoa powder and batteries on a freeway in northwestern Indiana and caused a massive traffic jam. (June 14)        ...
23:00, 06/14/2019

More than a dozen hurt in Chicago July 4 stampede Police say a false report of gunfire set off a stampede that trampled more than a dozen people at Chicago’s annual July 4 fireworks display at Navy Pier (July 5)        ...
21:00, 07/05/2019

Chicago, make a commitment to Always Be My Maybe early and for free Sure, technically you could wait two days and see the Ali Wong/Randall Park rom-com Always Be My Maybe at home on your couch on Netflix. But we’re giving away passes to an advance VIP screening of the film on Wednesday, May 29 at 7:00 PM at the Davis...
22:17, 05/22/2019

Legendary Chicago Defender publication to go digital only The publication dates back to 1905 and has had a major role in covering the civil rights era. The owners say they will reach more people online.       ...
19:00, 07/07/2019

Alligator spotted in popular Chicago lagoon Authorities on Tuesday were attempting to rescue a possible alligator or crocodile in the Humboldt Park lagoon.        ...
20:17, 07/10/2019

Man gets 35 years in Chicago dispatcher’s shooting death CHICAGO (AP) — A man convicted of murder last year in the death of a Chicago dispatcher who wasn’t the intended target has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. Yvonne Nelson had just stepped out of a coffee shop near Chicago Police Department ...
05:00, 06/21/2019

Chicago 'car bomber' sentence to be handed down Monday Nearly 7 years after pressing the detonator on what he thought was a 1,000-pound car bomb outside a Chicago bar that would level the block and kill hundreds of people, Adel Daoud will learn his fate when he is sentenced in federal court Monday aftern...
21:51, 05/06/2019

Fla. expert captures alligator at Chicago lagoon An alligator expert from Florida has caught Chicago's elusive Chance the Snapper just 36 hours after arriving in Illinois. (July 16)        ...
21:00, 07/16/2019

See you later alligator as Chicago's Chance the Snapper is captured 5ft 3in animal had been spotted last week in Chicago lagoonReptile caught by Florida expert will be sent to sanctuary or zooThe alligator had a good run as day after day the people hunting for him in a Chicago lagoon came up empty, but in the end he ...
20:51, 07/16/2019

Chicago man acquitted in slaying of dismembered 2-year-old A Chicago jury acquitted a man of murder in the 2015 slaying of a toddler whose dismembered body parts were later found floating in the Garfield Park Lagoon....
03:00, 05/24/2019

Three stabbed in scuffle at 4th of July celebration in Chicago Three people were stabbed and seriously injured during a fight at an Independence Day fireworks show in Chicago on Thursday and more than a dozen more were injured as many of the crowd fled the scene, police and media reports said early Friday....
12:17, 07/05/2019

The Department of Justice just launched a broad probe into whether big tech companies like Amazon, Facebook, and others illegally harm competition (APPL, GOOG, AMZN, FB) Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images The Department of Justice (DOJ) is preparing to open a broad probe into whether big tech companies like Amazon, Facebook, and others are illegally harming their competitors, the department said in a press release on Tues...
23:51, 07/23/2019

Car2Go theft in Chicago is a lesson for car-sharing business Car2Go's car-sharing fiasco with Mercedes thefts in Chicago accentuates the ugly truth of connectivity and digitalization: Anyone who uses a computer or smartphone device that's connected to the Internet is susceptible to the threats that cybercrimin...
02:34, 07/12/2019

Dozens of Chicago cold killing cases reopened A computer algorithm has helped reopen dozens of Chicago cold cases by finding similarities in the slayings of more than 50 women. (May 30)        ...
08:34, 05/30/2019

Royals’ Sparkman ejected after beaning Chicago’s Anderson CHICAGO (AP) — Kansas City Royals starter Glenn Sparkman has been ejected for hitting Chicago’s Tim Anderson in the helmet with a pitch. Sparkman struck Anderson in the bill of his helmet in the second inning Wednesday night with nobody out, a ...
05:00, 05/30/2019

Pregnant Chicago woman slain, baby cut from her womb Chicago Police missing person flier for Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui, who had gone to a Chicago home in response to a Facebook offer of free baby clothes, was strangled and her baby cut from her womb, police and family members said. (Chicago Police/Chicag...
19:17, 05/16/2019

Alligator spotted in Chicago park lagoon: cops An alligator is living in a lagoon in one of Chicago’s busiest city parks — and officials are working early Wednesday to remove the creature, police said. The gator – estimated to be between 4 and 5 feet long – was first spotted at the Humboldt...
16:51, 07/10/2019

Alligator on the loose: Chicago searches for roaming reptile Authorities, aided by a volunteer named Alligator Bob, are trying to trap the animal spotted swimming in a city lagoonAll eyes in Chicago on Wednesday were on a man named Alligator Bob, who was paddling around a lagoon in the city searching for – wel...
01:17, 07/11/2019

Chicago waitress placed on leave after Eric Trump said she spit on him A Chicago bar has placed one of its waitresses on leave after Eric Trump, the younger son of President Donald Trump, said the woman spit on him, the business said on Wednesday....
09:17, 06/27/2019

We're pleased to introduce Chicago's very own alligator, "Chance The Snapper" There is, we’re duty bound to tell you, a goddamned alligator in Chicago’s Humboldt Park Lagoon. It’s swimming around, peeking its creepy prehistoric eyes out of the water, and, by doing nothing more than being an alligator in Chicago, quickly establ...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Rare eastern black rhinoceros born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and are watching...
20:51, 05/22/2019

Where's Zion? Not in Chicago for NBA draft combine workouts He's the top name on the list of combine attendees, but ex-Duke star won’t be participating in anything that would ignite excitement in public eye.        ...
19:17, 05/16/2019

Google, University of Chicago Sued Over Data Sharing A patient has sued Google and the University of Chicago, accusing them of sharing hundreds of thousands of records without removing date stamps and doctor's notes....
19:51, 06/27/2019

Rahm Emanuel, Chicago’s Departing Mayor, in His Own Words In an interview, Mr. Emanuel reflected on the travails of running the nation’s third-largest city, what he got right and wrong, and why he is passing the baton....
04:00, 05/20/2019

Chicago, stay up with Late Night early and for free Amazon Studios is preparing to launch Late Night, a new fantasy starring Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling set in a faraway world where not only a woman hosts her own network late-night series, but hires another woman with no connections or experience t...
00:34, 05/30/2019

Pregnant Chicago woman slain, baby cut from womb The family of a pregnant Chicago woman who was killed and had her baby cut from the womb says losing a child "is one of the biggest pains you can ever go through." (May 16)        ...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Three stabbed in fight at July Fourth celebration in Chicago Three people were stabbed and seriously injured during a fight at an Independence Day fireworks show in Chicago and more than a dozen were injured as many of the crowd fled, police and media reports said on Friday....
19:00, 07/05/2019

Funeral set for Chicago woman strangled, baby cut from womb STICKNEY, Ill. (AP) — The visitation, funeral and burial will take place this week for a Chicago woman who was strangled and her baby cut from her womb . According to Mount Auburn Funeral Home in the Chicago suburb of Stickney, Marlen Ochoa-Lopez wil...
19:00, 05/19/2019

Illinois Republicans consider push to separate Chicago from state Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy City out of the state altogether....
18:00, 05/18/2019

Mourners gather for Chicago woman whose baby cut from womb STICKNEY, Ill. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners, some carrying flowers and balloons, have gathered for the funeral of a Chicago woman who authorities say was strangled and her baby cut from her womb. Nineteen-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez was remembered as ...
01:00, 05/26/2019

The Latest: Lightfoot vows to stop Chicago’s gun violence CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Lori Lightfoot as Chicago mayor (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot addressed the city’s violence problems in her inaugural speech, announcing the creation of a Mayor’...
19:17, 05/20/2019

University of Chicago to create molecular engineering school CHICAGO (AP) — The University of Chicago says it will be the first U.S. university to create a school of molecular engineering, thanks to a $100 million donation. The university announced Tuesday that the new school will be known as the Pritzker Scho...
19:17, 05/28/2019

R. Kelly’s Girlfriends Kicked Out of Trump Tower Chicago Joycelyn Savage and Azriel Clary, the reported girlfriends of embattled singer R. Kelly, were booted from their digs in the Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago after the singer was arrested and his property was seized by federal officials....
05:00, 07/15/2019

Chicago devastated as Chance The Snapper departs for Florida Summer in Chicago, when tempers flare right along with the temperature. The humidity is so thick you can barely walk through it, you’re sunburned from watching the Cubs lose from the bleachers, and your Jeni’s ice cream cone melts as soon as your san...
06:17, 07/18/2019

Prosecutor: Mom and daughter strangled pregnant Chicago teen A prosecutor says a pregnant Chicago teen who was killed and whose baby was cut from her womb was strangled while being shown a photo album of the late son and brother of her attackers....
23:00, 05/17/2019

Detroit, Chicago, Memphis: The 25 most segregated cities in America 24/7 Wall St. calculated the percentage of black residents who live in predominantly black census tracts to identify the most segregated cities.       ...
16:00, 07/20/2019

Chicago's new mayor vows to stop gun violence After taking the oath of office, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she has "no higher calling" than restoring safety and peace in the city's neighborhoods. (May 20)        ...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Chicago mom fatally shot while shielding baby from gunfire A young Chicago mom was fatally shot while shielding her 1-year-old daughter from gunfire outside her home, police said. Brittany Hill, 24, had just gotten out of a car and was holding her girl when someone opened fire from a silver Chevrolet Impala ...
23:17, 05/29/2019

Iconic Chicago ‘Bean’ sculpture vandalized, 7 arrested Seven people were busted for allegedly vandalizing Chicago’s iconic “The Bean” sculpture and a wall honoring cancer survivors, police said. The vandalism was reported shortly before midnight Monday when spray paint was discovered on...
22:00, 07/02/2019

3 stabbed, 16 injured during fireworks at Chicago's Navy Pier Three people were stabbed and at least 16 others were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries following Fourth of July fireworks at Chicago's Navy Pier, police said....
13:34, 07/05/2019

Don't be a candy-ass, Chicago—see Hobbs & Shaw early and for free Hey Chicago, wanna go for a ride with two extremely jacked, quippy bald men? There will be automatic weaponry! And flamethrowers! And skydiving! And haka dancing! Helen Mirren will be there! So will Idris Elba! And, most importantly, a whole bunch of...
22:00, 07/23/2019

Chicago alligator ‘Chance the Snapper’ has finally been caught Chicago’s wayward alligator, Chance the Snapper was finally captured early Tuesday after spending a week on the lam, hooked by a “gator whisperer” from Florida — who used a regular fishing rod and reel to get the job done. The...
20:17, 07/16/2019

Why Chicago Fire plan to pay $60m to move back to an NFL stadium Twenty years on from the opening of the first soccer-specific stadium, should the Fire’s possible move back to an NFL venue prompt MLS to face some home truths?It was the alliterative mantra designed to put Major League Soccer on the road to prosperi...
11:17, 05/17/2019

Chicago Fire to pay $65.5 million to leave suburban stadium The Chicago Fire will pay $65.5 million to leave the suburban Chicago stadium that's been the team's home for more than a decade       ...
19:51, 07/09/2019

‘Chance the Snapper,’ the Alligator That Mesmerized Chicago, Is Captured Officials had been searching for the alligator for almost a week. It took someone from a warmer clime — Florida — to nab him. The story had enthralled Chicago....
05:00, 07/17/2019

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 convent...
20:51, 06/09/2019

Another violent Chicago weekend leaves 5 dead, nearly 50 injured Five people have been killed by gunfire and nearly 50 have been injured, including an 8-year-old girl who was shot at a barbecue, in 37 separate shooting incidents in Chicago, Ill. over the weekend, police said....
05:17, 08/13/2019

Three workers missing after Chicago-area plant explosion Three workers were missing on Saturday after an explosion at a silicone plant in a Chicago suburb that injured four other employees, a fire official said....
18:00, 05/04/2019

Flight from El Paso, Texas, to Chicago turns back twice EL PASO, Texas (AP) — An American Airlines flight from El Paso, Texas, to Chicago turned back twice, apparently because of the same faulty mechanical-problem warning. Flight 3880 took off from El Paso International Airport two times Monday for Chicag...
09:51, 06/04/2019

Three dead, one still missing, after Chicago-area plant blast Searchers have found the body of a third worker killed after a massive explosion and fire at a Chicago-area silicone plant, a fire official said on Sunday....
11:34, 05/06/2019

Chicago, let Yesterday make all your troubles seem so far away early and for free It sounds like the premise of a Black Mirror episode: A guy named Jack (Himesh Patel) wakes up one morning and realizes that, somehow, he’s the only person on Earth who can remember who the Beatles were, or any of their hit songs. He then does what a...
21:34, 06/20/2019

Man charged in woman’s shooting death at Chicago Walgreens CHICAGO (AP) — Police say a man has been charged with murder and pretending to be an officer in the shooting death of a woman inside a Chicago Walgreens store. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says Louis Hicks turned himself in Wednesday ni...
06:17, 06/21/2019

Man sentenced to 16 years in prison for plot to blow up Chicago bar An Illinois man was sentenced on Monday to 16 years in prison for attempting to set off what he thought was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar in 2012, a federal prosecutor said....
11:34, 05/07/2019

Two moms were working to end gun violence in Chicago. Then they were fatally shot Chantell Grant and Andrea Stoudemire, two women who were active in the anti-gun violence movement in Chicago, were shot to death over the weekend.        ...
22:34, 07/31/2019

Chicago's most violent weekend of 2019: 52 shootings, 10 dead Chicago police said Monday the city has just seen its deadliest weekend of the year -- during which 52 shootings and at least 10 deaths were reported....
23:34, 06/03/2019

Man held in woman’s shooting death at Chicago Walgreens CHICAGO (AP) — A man charged in the fatal shooting of a 46-year-old woman inside a Chicago Walgreens has been ordered held without bond. WLS-TV reports that Louis Hicks appeared Friday in court on a murder charge. The 33-year-old Hicks also is charge...
22:51, 06/21/2019

The Murder Capital for Black Folks? Hint: It’s Not Chicago It may come as a surprise to many that the most murderous place for black folks in the U.S. isn’t the big urban centers of New York, Los Angeles, or even oft-maligned Chicago....
07:51, 08/13/2019

How a Chicago librarian took down Jeopardy star James Holzhauer Emma Boettcher had never heard of Holzhauer or his $2.46m winning streak before facing him on stageEmma Boettcher had never even heard of Jeopardy phenomenon James Holzhauer before she beat him on Monday night’s episode of the celebrated US quiz show...
21:34, 06/04/2019

Family of slain Chicago cab driver sues Uber CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a Chicago cab driver who died after being hurt in a fight with a ride-sharing driver is suing Uber. Fangqui Lu is wanted on a murder warrant in the September death of Anis Tungekar. Authorities say the 64-year-old Tungeka...
08:34, 06/05/2019

Lear stays put to supply Ford plant in Chicago Lear has made Ford seats in Hammond, Ind., for a quarter of a century. Other nearby locations tried to lure the supplier's newest plant investment, but Lear stayed put....
06:34, 06/08/2019

Man busted for threatening ‘slaughter’ at Chicago abortion clinic A Chicago man was arrested for threatening to carry out a “slaughter” at an abortion clinic in the city, authorities said. Farhan Sheikh, 19, allegedly wrote on the social media network iFunny last Friday that he would “slaughter an...
10:00, 08/20/2019

Undercover agent to testify in Chicago terrorism sentencing A sentencing hearing in a Chicago terrorism case is resuming with an undercover agent testifying with his identity hidden because prosecutors say he will be in danger if his face is revealed....
15:17, 04/30/2019

Cubs vs. Pirates: Jon Lester will help Chicago snap skid Michael Kay, out since early July because of vocal cord surgery, is scheduled to return to the Yankees’ play-by-play booth Saturday. In order to hasten the healing, Kay was unable to speak until this past Tuesday. Unable to fathom such a feat, Mike F...
15:17, 08/17/2019

Watch: Chicago man, 94, gets diploma 76 years after leaving school A 94-year-old Chicago man who missed his high school graduation due to World War II walked across the stage at his old school to accept his diploma 76 years later....
23:34, 06/14/2019

Critic’s Notebook: 50 Years On, the Art Ensemble of Chicago Is Still Transforming Once a quintet known for challenging the expectations of Western ears, it has grown into a 17-piece group that just released a triumphant double album....
20:17, 05/01/2019

Phillies vs. Cubs: Drew Smyly will stymie Chicago A woman claiming to be an Iowa college student asked Joe Biden how many genders there are. Tough spot for Fossil Fuel Joe who said, “There are at least three.” When the woman followed up with can you name them, Joe responded, “Don’t play games with m...
00:51, 08/16/2019

Rahm Emanuel, Ex-Chicago Mayor, Is Going to Wall Street Former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel is joining Centerview, a boutique investment bank, as a counselor to large firms....
21:34, 06/05/2019

R. Kelly a no-show in Chicago court after 'refusing transport' Singer R. Kelly, who faces charges of sex trafficking in New York and Illinois, was a no-show in Chicago court Thursday after prosecutors said he "refused transport" from jail....
00:51, 08/16/2019

Woods shows up in Chicago, has work to do to reach Atlanta Golf notes: Tiger shows up at Medinah feeling better, Rory reliving moments at Medinah that go beyond golf        ...
06:51, 08/14/2019

Chicago, swing in to Spider-Man: Far From Home early and for free Hope you’re caught up on your Avengers movies, because Spider-Man: Far From Home, the latest in the ongoing adventures of everyone’s favorite radioactive teenage nerd, picks up where Avengers: Endgame left off. In the film, Peter Parker (Tom Holland)...
01:17, 06/22/2019

Chicago mayor says police won’t assist ICE in migrant sweep CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city’s police department will not participate in an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement roundup of migrant families who have been ordered out the country. ICE agents have been directed b...
03:34, 06/22/2019

Chicago has most violent weekend this year: 52 shot, 10 dead Chicago just saw its most violent weekend this year, with 52 people shot, police said. Ten of those who were shot died.The violent spree came just days after city officials touted a 9 percent drop in crime this year compared to the first five months ...
20:34, 06/03/2019

Chicago-area man charged in mother's beating death A suburban Chicago man charged in the beating death of his mother mistook the woman for an intruder when he repeatedly hit her with a baseball bat, an attorney said....
23:17, 05/14/2019