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Japan regulator to launch new investigation into Fukushima nuclear disaster

Japan's nuclear regulator said in Wednesday it would launch a new investigation into the Fukushima disaster, to look into how radiation leaked from damaged reactor containment vessels and other factors....

Japan regulator to launch new investigation into Fukushima nuclear disaster

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Fukushima trial ends in not guilty verdict, but nuclear disaster will haunt Japan for decades to come The only criminal prosecution stemming from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster has ended in not guilty verdicts, in a blow to families displaced by the meltdown, as the fallout promises to haunt northern Japan for decades to come....
08:42, 09/19/2019

TEPCO executives acquitted over Fukushima nuclear disaster A Japanese court on Thursday acquitted three former Tokyo Electric Power Co. executives on charges of professional negligence in connection to the 2011 Fukushima meltdown....
15:14, 09/19/2019

Ex-Tepco bosses cleared over Fukushima nuclear disaster A Tokyo court cleared on Thursday three former Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) executives of negligence for the 2011 Fukushima disaster, the only criminal case to arise out of the world's worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl in 1986....
16:00, 09/19/2019

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Trial Ends With Acquittals of 3 Executives The verdict makes it likely that no one will be held criminally responsible for the 2011 meltdown in Japan, which caused damage that could linger for generations....
13:56, 09/19/2019

Former Fukushima Bosses Cleared of Criminal Negligence Over Nuclear Disaster The Tokyo District Court has acquitted three former Tokyo Electric Power Company executives charged with criminal negligence leading to the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.Read more......
01:28, 09/21/2019

Japan clears executives in Fukushima disaster case Prosecutors had accused the executives of negligence, saying they were aware of the dangers posed by tsunamis. But the executives argued that although they knew, they were not responsible for day-to-day operations....
21:56, 09/19/2019

Former Fukushima execs found not guilty of negligence after 2011 nuclear disaster Three former executives facing five years in jail for professional negligence in the 2011 nuclear meltdown of the Fukushima plant were found not guilty in a Thursday ruling. ...
21:28, 09/19/2019

Fukushima Disaster: Japan Court Acquits 3 Ex-Tokyo Power Firm Executives A Japanese court on Thursday acquitted three former officials from the firm that operated the Fukushima nuclear plant, in the only criminal trial to stem from the 2011 disaster....
11:28, 09/19/2019

Brazil's securities regulator CVM opens investigation into Vale after dam disaster Brazil's securities regulator CVM opened on Monday an investigation into the conduct of mining company Vale SA in relation to the collapse of the Brumadinho dam in January which killed over 240 people....
04:42, 08/20/2019

Japan's Tepco to decommission second Fukushima nuclear station Tokyo Electric Power said on Wednesday it plans to decommission its Fukushima Daini nuclear station, located a few miles south of the bigger Fukushima Daiichi plant where three reactors melted down after an earthquake and tsunami in 2011....
12:00, 07/24/2019

Japan should scrap nuclear reactors after Fukushima, says new environment minister Shinjiro Koizumi says: ‘We will be doomed if we allow another accident to occur’Japan’s new environment minister has called for the country’s nuclear reactors to be scrapped to prevent a repeat of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.Shinjiro Koizumi’s com...
16:42, 09/12/2019

Japan's Tepco to decommission second, undamaged Fukushima nuclear plant: Kyodo Tokyo Electric Power plans to scrap its Fukushima Daini nuclear station, located a few miles south of the bigger Fukushima Daiichi plant where three reactors melted down in 2011 after an earthquake and tsunami, Kyodo News reported on Wednesday....
09:42, 07/24/2019

Japan will have to dump toxic Fukushima nuclear plant water into Pacific Ocean, environment minister says Massive amounts of toxic water from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Japan has to be dumped into the Pacific Ocean because the facility is running out of space, the country's environment minister said Tuesday....
21:14, 09/10/2019

EU may ease regulations on food from Japan's nuclear disaster region The European Union proposed on Thursday easing restrictions on imports of some food from Japanese regions hit by the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, Japanese officials said....
09:28, 06/27/2019

Fukushima disaster: Japanese power company chiefs cleared of negligence Three executives at Tepco acquitted, marking the end of the only criminal action over the disasterThree former executives at the company that runs the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have been acquitted of failing to prevent the March 20...
09:56, 09/19/2019

Tokyo court clears former Tepco executives of negligence over Fukushima disaster A Tokyo court cleared on Thursday three former Tokyo Electric Power executives of negligence for the 2011 Fukushima disaster, the only criminal case to arise out of the world's worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl in 1986....
08:14, 09/19/2019

Ex-bosses at Fukushima nuclear plant cleared over tsunami meltdown Three former executives of the company operating the Fukushima nuclear power plant today walked free from court after being found not guilty of professional negligence following the 2011 meltdown....
14:14, 09/19/2019

Three Executives Have Been Absolved of Negligence in the 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court on Thursday ruled that three former executives for Tokyo Electric Power Company were not guilty of professional negligence in the 2011 Fukushima meltdown. The ruling by the Tokyo District Court ended the only crimi...
14:15, 09/19/2019

Fallout particle offers insight into Fukushima nuclear accident Researchers have found and studied a fallout particle containing uranium released by the Fukushima nuclear accident. The study offered scientists insight into the sequence of events that led to the Fukushima meltdown....
21:56, 06/26/2019

Japan will likely dump radioactive Fukushima water into sea TOKYO – Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean as it runs out of room to store it, the environment minister said on Tuesday. Tokyo Electric, or Te...
00:00, 09/11/2019

Destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant is out of space to store radioactive water Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant suffered a devastating meltdown back in 2011, and while news about the disaster has died down significantly since then, the actual cleanup and containment efforts have been ongoing ever since. Now, with con...
07:14, 08/10/2019

Fukushima nuclear plant running out of space for radioactive water, TEPCO says The company that operates Fukushima's tsunami-devastated nuclear power plant said on Friday it will run out of space to store radioactive water within three years. Worries are intensifying on what will become of the water and whether a consensus can ...
21:42, 08/09/2019

6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes coast of Japan near Fukushima A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit off of the coast of Japan near Fukushima on Sunday morning. People reported feeling the quake in the capital, Tokyo, approximately 155 miles away....
19:28, 08/04/2019

Japan may have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into the Pacific Eight years after Japan's worst nuclear disaster, the government is not sure what to do with the contaminated water that remains -- but its environment minister says dumping it into the ocean might be the only choice....
15:56, 09/10/2019

Fukushima: Japan will have to dump radioactive water into Pacific, minister says More than a million tonnes of contaminated water lies in storage but power company says it will run out of space by 2022The operator of the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will have to dump huge quantities of contaminated water from the ...
17:42, 09/10/2019

Japan will have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into Pacific, minister says Tokyo Electric Power will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant directly into the Pacific Ocean, Japan's environment minister said on Tuesday....
07:42, 09/10/2019

Japan tells diplomats no decision yet on contaminated Fukushima water Japanese government officials on Wednesday told diplomats they were still considering options for handling contaminated water at Tokyo Electric Power's wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant amid worries the water may be dumped into the ocean....
15:42, 09/04/2019

Japan may dump radioactive water from Fukushima into Pacific Ocean More than eight years after an earthquake and tsunami ravaged a Fukushima power plant, Japan has not formally decided what to do with contaminated water from the incident....
20:56, 09/10/2019

Brazil securities regulator ramps up Vale dam disaster probe Brazil's securities regulator CVM said on Monday it has opened up an additional investigation into whether executives of iron ore miner Vale SA breached their fiduciary duties in relation to a January dam collapse which killed nearly 250 people....
09:00, 08/20/2019

Asahi’s ‘Fukushima beer’ launch invites South Korea scorn Japanese beer company Asahi is at the center of a growing controversy in South Korea, following Asahi's decision to sell beer using ingredients from Fukushima....
01:28, 07/26/2019

Japan to resume effort to tackle contaminated water problem at Fukushima Japan is resuming efforts to disperse a build-up of contaminated water at Tokyo Electric Power's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant that is stalling progress on cleaning up the site, the government said on Thursday....
15:00, 08/08/2019

Japan briefs diplomats to wipe Fukushima nuke water concerns Japan has reassured foreign diplomats about the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant’s safety amid concerns about massive amounts of treated but radioactive water stored in tanks...
11:28, 09/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil securities regulator ramps up Vale dam disaster probe Brazil's securities regulator CVM said on Monday it has opened up an additional investigation into whether executives of iron ore miner Vale SA breached their fiduciary duties in relation to a January dam collapse which killed nearly 250 people....
04:42, 08/20/2019

Fukushima’s Radioactive Water Will Have to Be Dumped in the Ocean, Japan's Environment Minister Predicts A remark by Japanese environment minister Yoshiaki Harada about dumping wastewater from the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant directly into the Pacific Ocean has sparked outrage among Japanese fishermen and environmental groups. Read more......
00:00, 09/11/2019

North, South Korea oppose Japan's plan to release radioactive Fukushima water North and South Korea are fighting plans by the Japanese government to release radioactive water presently stored at the destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant on the northeast coast of Japan into the Pacific Ocean....
22:00, 09/12/2019

Nuclear regulator permits restarting of reactor 4 at Hunterston B EDF Energy is expected to restart reactor a year after it was shut down over safety concernsBritain’s nuclear watchdog has agreed to allow one of the country’s oldest nuclear reactors to restart, one year after it was shut down to investigate cracks ...
23:14, 08/20/2019

'Chernobyl' turns the Soviet nuclear disaster into a riveting miniseries Spare, bleak and devastating, HBO's "Chernobyl" captures a moment during the waning years of the Cold War when the Soviet Union experienced a nuclear disaster, then tried to cover up the extent of the damage....
04:28, 05/06/2019

Chernobyl nuclear disaster-affected areas spring to life, 33 years on More than three decades after the devastating explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, parts of Belarus’ adjoining regions have sprung back to life and the biggest of them, Homiel, has become a leading destination for domestic and internationa...
21:38, 04/28/2019

Chernobyl review – chaos reigns in confusing nuclear disaster epic With Jared Harris starring, this miniseries about the 1986 meltdown should be gripping – but instead strands viewers in a bewildering cloud of unanswered questionsChernobyl is like the 80s nuclear horror-drama Threads crossed with the disaster-movie ...
01:14, 05/08/2019

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by ...
04:42, 06/12/2019

Haunting photos reveal what nuclear-disaster ghost towns look like years after being abandoned Kyodo News/Getty Images The Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986 transformed the city of Pripyat into a ghost town. Other towns have also been abandoned after nuclear disasters, and each is a skeleton of its former self, strewn with deserted cars and...
22:56, 09/04/2019

Three Mile Island, site of worst-ever US nuclear plant disaster, will close without financial rescue The utility company Exelon announced Wednesday it is moving ahead with its planned shutdown of Three Mile Island, the site of the nation’s worst-ever nuclear reactor accident, because Pennsylvania lawmakers will not provide financial subsidies to kee...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Report: Samsung in 'Final Stages' of Fixing Galaxy Fold After Pre-Launch Disaster Bloomberg reported on Tuesday that South Korean hardware giant Samsung has finally figured out how to keep its $2,000 Galaxy Fold bendable smartphones from going haywire as soon as they land in the hands of users, and though it is in the “final stage...
09:00, 07/03/2019

DOJ may launch antitrust investigation of Apple, report says During Apple's WWDC conference, a report came out that the Department of Justice and FTC met recently to give DOJ jurisdiction to investigate Apple.        ...
21:56, 06/03/2019

U.S. states launch antitrust investigation into Google Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have formally opened an antitrust probe into Alphabet’s Google.Read More...
05:56, 09/10/2019

Japan seeks Swiss help in Ghosn investigation Japan's request for legal assistance in the Ghosn probe is being processed by the Zurich public prosecutor's office, which will not conduct its own investigation....
22:14, 07/30/2019

Justice Department misplaced files on investigation into nuclear weapons plant, officials say The Justice Department has misplaced more than 60 boxes of documents from a 27-year-old criminal investigation into safety violations at a former nuclear weapons plant in Colorado, officials said Tuesday....
01:28, 07/31/2019

Albanian lawmakers launch investigation to oust president Albania’s opposition parties have resumed anti-government protests after their boycott of June 30 municipal elections, which were mostly won by the governing Socialists...
01:28, 07/09/2019

New York, 7 other states and D.C. launch antitrust investigation into Facebook Regulators across the country have signaled growing concerns about the breadth of Silicon Valley’s power and the tech industry’s access to vast amounts of proprietary data....
22:56, 09/06/2019

Met police launch investigation into leaked Darroch cables Scotland Yard say its counter-terrorism command is leading the investigationPolice have opened an investigation into the alleged leaking of diplomatic cables involving the outgoing UK ambassador to Washington, Sir Kim Darroch, and asked that those re...
00:14, 07/13/2019

House panels launch investigation into Giuliani's dealings with Ukraine A trio of House committees on Monday announced a new investigation into President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, over his interactions with Ukrainian officials and whether the Trump administration’s withholding of foreign aid from U...
18:56, 09/10/2019

NASA Investigation Uncovers Cause of Two Science Mission Launch Failures NASA Launch Services Program (LSP) investigators have determined the technical root cause for the Taurus XL launch failures of NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) and Glory missions in 2009 and 2011, respectively: faulty materials provided by al...
23:56, 04/30/2019

Police launch investigation as wildfire sweeps central Portugal More than 800 firefighters battled a wildfire sweeping across central Portugal on Sunday, after bringing under control two other blazes which left 20 people injured and prompted authorities to partially evacuate a village....
17:14, 07/21/2019

Swiss help Japan's investigation into ex-Renault-Nissan boss Ghosn Swiss prosecutors said on Tuesday they are assisting Japanese authorities in their investigation into former Renault and Nissan Motor boss Carlos Ghosn, who faces charges of fraud and misconduct....
15:00, 07/30/2019

Chernobyl disaster: What happened to the nuclear reactor and how many died from radiation? Is it safe to visit Chernobyl now? Chernobyl, the highly-acclaimed five-part drama which revisited the 1986 nuclear disaster in Soviet Ukraine, aired its final episode on Tuesday night....
17:28, 06/05/2019

Trump signs off on plan to launch nuclear spacecraft WASHINGTON – President Trump Tuesday signed a presidential memorandum outlining new procedures to launch nuclear power systems into outer space. Trump directed the Department of Transportation to issue public guidelines within a year for commercial c...
14:28, 08/21/2019

Nuclear power is 'not a major player' in Japan's energy mix Rintaro Tamaki of the Japan Centre for International Finance discusses the use of nuclear energy in Japan. He also says the issue of using renewable energy is not a matter of ethics, but of profits and losses....
17:42, 09/18/2019

Could a low-yield, sub-launch nuclear missile stop a Russian first strike? Could a low-yield Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile help stop a Russian-launched first nuclear strike by ensuring a proportional response and holding enemy targets at risk of a precise, tailored nuclear attack? Conversely, could a newly emerging l...
14:42, 06/12/2019

France says it will not launch dispute resolution for Iran nuclear deal The French government will not trigger the Iran nuclear deal's dispute resolution mechanism for now, instead giving itself one week to try to get all parties talking again after Iran decided to enrich uranium above limits agreed in 2015....
16:00, 07/07/2019

Japan plans carbon emission cuts, more nuclear energy TOKYO (AP) — Japan is calling for further efforts to cut carbon emissions by promoting renewables but also nuclear energy despite the 2011 Fukushima reactors meltdowns. The energy white paper, adopted by the Cabinet Friday, says Japan faces an “...
08:14, 06/07/2019

Iran Leader Says Has No Intention To Make Or Use Nuclear Weapons: Japan Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
19:56, 06/13/2019

French police launch investigation after Macron hears officer refusing to help domestic abuse victim: report Officials in France have opened an investigation after President Emmanuel Macron listened in on a domestic violence hotline call in which a police officer was heard refusing to help a domestic abuse victim, reports say....
03:42, 09/06/2019

Iran supreme leader says has no intention to make or use nuclear weapons: Japan Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
10:42, 06/13/2019

North Korea now able to miniaturise nuclear warheads – Japan defence report Upcoming review out of Tokyo will reportedly say missile programme poses ‘serious and imminent threat’ Japan’s government will reportedly state that North Korea is capable of miniaturising nuclear warheads in a forthcoming defence report, it has emer...
10:56, 08/21/2019

Nintendo will launch a Disney-themed Switch in Japan Now that Nintendo has finished upgrading the Switch's internals, the company has turned its attention to what's on the outside. The company has teamed up with Disney to create a Tsum Tsum-branded version of the new console to coincide with ...
14:56, 07/25/2019

Japan wants to launch the first ever rover to visit a Martian moon In 2024, Japan wants to send a rover to one of Mars’s moons, Phobos and Deimos. Samples taken there could help us sort out how they formed and whether they hold ice...
14:42, 06/20/2019

Nuclear deal parties not ready to launch dispute mechanism against Iran, prefer more diplomacy: EU The remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal do not see Tehran's breaches as significant and do not intend for now to trigger the pact's dispute mechanism, preferring more diplomacy to ease the crisis, the EU foreign policy chief said on Monday....
22:00, 07/15/2019

Japan says North Korean launch didn't reach its territory or EEZ The Japanese Ministry of Defence said no ballistic missiles had reached Japan's territory or its exclusive economic zone after North Korea fired several unidentified projectiles on Wednesday....
01:56, 07/31/2019

Japan's PM says working with allies after North Korea missile launch Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that there was no impact on Japan's security following North Korea's latest launch of short-range ballistic missiles on Wednesday and that Japan was working with its allies over the situation in the region....
03:56, 07/31/2019

Chernobyl writer urges Instagrammers to show 'respect' after 'inappropriate' selfies taken at nuclear disaster site A writer and producer of HBO's series Chernobyl has waded into a debate about "inappropriate" selfies taken at the site by urging Instagrammers to behave with "respect"....
14:56, 06/12/2019

Richard Branson takes satellite launch business to Japan with airline ANA Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit said on Thursday it plans to bring its satellite launch system to Japan in partnership with airline operator ANA Holdings Inc, which will provide maintenance and possibly aircraft....
13:42, 06/06/2019

Japan coastguard says it detected North Korean ballistic missile launch Japan's coastguard said it had detected ballistic missile launches from North Korea on Saturday and warned shipping to stay to stay clear of any debris....
02:14, 08/24/2019

Japan's Rakuten delays mobile service launch, shares drop Japanese internet firm Rakuten said on Friday it was pushing back the commercial launch of its mobile service, a setback to billionaire founder and chief executive Hiroshi Mikitani's ambitions to shake up the country's telcoms market....
16:28, 09/06/2019

President Trump, in Japan, Says North Korea Missile Launch ‘Disturbed Some of My People… but Not Me’ (TOKYO) — Seemingly contradicting his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday played down North Korea’s recent missile tests and said they were not a concern for him. The comments tweeted during his trip to Japan were ...
18:00, 05/26/2019

Toyota And Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Aim To Launch Lunar Rover By 2029 JAXA and Toyota will manufacture, test and evaluate prototypes, with the goal of developing a manned, pressurised lunar rover and exploring the surface of the moon as part of an international project....
11:14, 07/18/2019

Japan's Rakuten to delay launch of wireless carrier service by six months: Nikkei Japan's Rakuten plans to push back the start of wireless carrier services by six months, hampered by delays in building out its network, the Nikkei business daily reported on Thursday....
17:42, 09/05/2019

Japan defense minister calls North Korean projectile launch 'very regrettable': Jiji Japanese Defence Minister Takeshi Iwaya said North Korea's launch of a pair of projectiles on Thursday was "very regrettable", Jiji news agency reported....
02:28, 07/25/2019

Rugby World Cup opening ceremony 2019 LIVE: Japan launch RWC with celebration of ancient culture A sold-out Tokyo Stadium will be treated to a celebration of both modern and ancient Japanese culture during the Rugby World Cup opening ceremony this morning....
12:28, 09/20/2019

Fukushima diary, part one: 'I'm finally home' The mayor of Okuma, home of the damaged nuclear power plant, has been in exile for eight years – here he writes about finally returningThe residents of Okuma were among more than 150,000 people who were forced to flee their homes after the March 2011...
05:56, 06/01/2019

EU to ease restrictions on food from Fukushima area TOKYO (AP) — Japanese officials say the European Union is relaxing its restrictions on some food products from several areas affected by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. They say EU leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Junker conveyed the decision...
12:00, 06/27/2019

Fukushima diary, part two: overwhelming kindness and a new home The mayor of Okuma, home of the damaged nuclear power plant, has been in exile for eight years – here he writes about finally returningThe residents of Okuma were among more than 150,000 people who were forced to flee their homes after the March 2011...
03:28, 06/08/2019

Russian officials blame cesium exposure on 'Fukushima crabs' Officials in Russia's northern city of Arkhangelsk have acknowledged that one of the doctors who helped treat victims of a recent mysterious explosion at a military test site was found to have a radioactive isotope in his body....
02:14, 08/25/2019

Fukushima fishermen concerned for future over release of radioactive water Eight years after the triple disaster, Japan’s local industry faces fresh crisis – the dumping of radioactive water from the power plantOn the afternoon of 11 March 2011, Tetsu Nozaki watched helplessly as a wall of water crashed into his boats in On...
06:56, 09/16/2019

'Nuclear winter' coming? Nuclear war between US and Russia would cause catastrophic event, study confirms Earlier this month, the U.S. pulled out of a Reagan-era nuclear treaty with Russia after the Trump administration assessed the country was in “material breach of the treaty” and made no effort to “come back into compliance.” If there were any kind of...
22:56, 08/20/2019

After a String of Nuclear Incidents, Russia Just Launched a Floating Nuclear Power Plant. Is It Safe? On Friday, an unusual kind of vessel set sail from the Arctic city of Murmansk, Russia, for a destination in the country’s far east––a floating nuclear power plant equipped with two reactors. The vessel, dubbed the Akademik Lomonoso...
10:42, 08/24/2019

US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons....
08:28, 05/29/2019

Iran's Nuclear Material Stocks Still Within Limits: UN Nuclear Watchdog Iran's stocks of key nuclear materials have increased but are still within the limits set by a 2015 deal with world powers, the latest International Atomic Energy Agency report on the matter said......
06:00, 06/02/2019

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands still exceed Fukushima, Chernobyl: study Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new stu...
02:56, 07/16/2019

Parts of the Marshall Islands are more radioactive than Chernobyl and Fukushima, study finds Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
12:14, 07/17/2019

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands higher than Fukushima, Chernobyl, study finds Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new stu...
06:42, 07/16/2019

Fukushima power plant is running out of space to store dangerous radioactive water The utility company operating Fukushima’s tsunami-devastated nuclear power plant said Friday it will run out of space to store massive amounts of contaminated water in three years....
03:42, 08/10/2019

South Korea concerned over food safety at Olympics with events slated for Fukushima Talks to take place over food provision at Tokyo GamesFukushima to host baseball and softball games next yearSouth Korea is considering making its own arrangements to feed its athletes at next year’s Tokyo Olympics, citing concerns over the safety of...
09:42, 08/22/2019

Russian Health Officials Blame 'Fukushima Crabs' for Cesium-137 Exposure After Mysterious Accident A doctor who treated survivors of a mysterious nuclear accident in Russia was told that the radioactive isotope cesium-137 must have made its way into their body due to “Fukushima crabs,” according to CNN.Read more......
21:56, 08/24/2019

Redmi K20 Pro India Launch Date, Asus 6Z Launch, and More News This Week Redmi K20 Pro, Redmi K20 India launch details, Samsung M40 sale, Poco F1 price cut, and Asus 6Z launch were some of the tech news developments this week....
13:14, 06/23/2019

Fort takes over as commander of Naval Forces Japan, Navy Region Japan Rear Adm. Brian Fort assumed command of Naval Forces Japan on Wednesday, relieving Rear Adm. Gregory Fenton during a change of command ceremony in Yokosuka, Japan....
20:56, 07/10/2019

North Korea launches ballistic missiles into Sea of Japan: Japan's Coast Guard Japan's Coast Guard said it detected a suspected ballistic missile launch from North Korea on Saturday, while Yonhap news agency quoted the South Korean military as saying North Korea had fired two projectiles into the sea off its east coast....
02:14, 08/24/2019

China's Xi, Japan PM Abe agreed on need for 'free, fair trade': Japan official Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed on Thursday to work together to promote "free and fair trade" as they discussed a wide range of topics including a "complicated" global economic landscape, a Japanese official...
16:56, 06/27/2019

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no tariff cuts on Japan cars: Nikkei The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, with Washington maintaining tariffs on Japanese autos but Tokyo cutting tariffs on U.S. beef and pork, Japan's Nikkei business daily said on Saturday....
07:00, 08/24/2019

Trade curbs for South Korea to hit exports of Japan's chip-making gear: Japan lawmaker Japan's plan to drop South Korea from its "white list" of nations with minimum trade curbs will probably hit 630 billion yen ($5.8 billion) in annual exports of microchip-making gear to its neighbor, a Japanese lawmaker said on Wednesday....
22:14, 07/24/2019

Japan’s Softbank to spend $4B to hike stake in Yahoo Japan Japanese telecoms company Softbank Corp. says it will spend 456.5 billion yen ($4 billion) to increase its stake in Yahoo Japan to nearly 45%. The company forecast Wednesday that with the additional stake in Yahoo, its revenue will rise to 4.8 trilli...
12:56, 05/08/2019

Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’...
11:56, 06/13/2019

President Trump’s Visit to Japan Was a Success — for Japan President Trump’s visit to Japan was a success for that country, but foreign policy experts say it was more of a wash for the United States. Facing upcoming parliamentary elections and an ongoing threat from North Korea, Japanese Prime Minister...
04:42, 05/29/2019

Trump needles Japan over US-Japan trade imbalance US President Donald Trump on Saturday needled Japan over the U.S.-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country. (May 25)        ...
22:14, 05/25/2019

U.S., Japan have not discussed revising security pact: Japan Japan's top government spokesman said on Thursday that Japan and the United States have not discussed revising the U.S.-Japan security treaty after U.S. President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of the defense pact in a television interview....
06:14, 06/27/2019

Japan PM Abe says hopes for 'new era' in Japan-China relations Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday he wanted to elevate ties with China to create a new era for Asia's biggest economies, and invited President to Xi Jinping to Japan next spring....
14:14, 06/27/2019

|NEPIRockcastlenotguiltyoffalsereporting-regulator The property investment and development group has been cleared by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority of false reporting in its 2017 financial statements....
14:56, 05/07/2019

|TobaccoplayersallowedtoweighinonBAT-Twispmergerapproval-regulator Players in the tobacco industry are allowed to intervene in the merger between British American Tobacco and vaping brand Twisp, the Competition Tribunal has said....
18:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. bank regulator will vet next Wells Fargo CEO A top U.S. bank regulator said on Wednesday it will vet Wells Fargo & Co's pick for its next chief executive, a development that could complicate the scandal-hit lender's efforts to find a permanent replacement for CEO Tim Sloan....
20:42, 05/15/2019

Big tech warned by top regulator: We will break you up if we have to Federal Trade Commission chairman Joe Simons told Bloomberg he's willing to break up the major US tech firms if necessary, the first sign that US regulators might take drastic action against Silicon Valley. "It's not ideal because it's very messy. Bu...
13:56, 08/14/2019

Fix Mortgage Finance, or We'll Do It For You, Regulator Tells Congress Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, plans to submit proposals to Congress as early as this week to return Fannie and Freddie from government control to the private market....
18:28, 06/12/2019

Australia regulator: Vodafone-TPG merger would cut competition Australia's competition regulator on Wednesday said it opposed the proposed merger between TPG Telecom Ltd and Vodafone Group's Australian unit because it would reduce competition, particularly in mobile services....
15:42, 05/08/2019

Redmi 7A May Have Just Been Spotted on Chinese Regulator's Website A new Xiaomi smartphone featuring Redmi branding has popped up in Chinese regulator TENAA's database with model numbers - M1903C3EE and M1903C3EC. It is believed to be the Redmi 7A....
16:14, 05/17/2019

Facebook's Libra falls into 'big gap' in EU rules: regulator Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency falls into a "big gap" in European Union financial regulation at a time when the bloc's ability to tackle money laundering is already stretched, a top EU regulator said on Thursday....
15:01, 09/05/2019

California regulator threatens ban on gasoline engines California's threat -- which would be a first in the U.S. -- marks an escalation in the clash between Washington and Sacramento that would increase uncertainty for carmakers in the nation’s biggest auto market....
22:28, 05/16/2019

China Probes Former Securities Regulator for Corruption China’s anticorruption agencies are investigating a former top securities regulator for allegedly violating the law and flouting Communist Party regulations....
20:42, 05/19/2019

In Canada, a little-known drug regulator shows its teeth A tiny, little-known government agency is ramping up regulation of Canada's pharmaceutical industry, seeking to rein in prices for patented drugs that are among the highest in the world, according to industry sources and a Reuters analysis of governm...
07:56, 05/08/2019

China investigates former head of securities regulator The former head of China's top securities regulator has been put under investigation by the country's anti-corruption watchdog on suspicion of violating laws, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection said on Sunday....
19:14, 05/19/2019

UAE regulator not optimistic on Boeing 737 MAX return this year The head of the United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority said on Sunday he was not optimistic that the Boeing 737 MAX would return to operations this year and that the first quarter of 2020 was more likely....
11:14, 09/15/2019

U.K. Regulator Proposes Stricter Standards for Auditors The U.K.’s Financial Reporting Council is proposing tighter rules for the country’s auditors, a move that follows a recent report by the regulator that found that audits of large U.K. companies’ financial statements continue to miss regulatory target...
19:28, 07/16/2019

Behind Boeing 737 Max Crisis: Lax Regulator, Top-Down Company Culture Even before the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes claimed 346 lives, Boeing flight tests had revealed problems similar to those encountered by pilots on the ill-fated 737 MAX flights....
10:56, 08/04/2019

| US aviation regulator says Boeing hasn't submitted 737 MAX fix The US's aviation regulator has still not received Boeing's proposed fix for its 737 MAX aircraft, which have been grounded globally following two deadly crashes, the agency's chief said....
11:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. regulator cites new flaw on grounded Boeing 737 MAX The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has identified a new risk that Boeing Co must address on its 737 MAX before the grounded jet can return to service, the agency said on Wednesday....
01:28, 06/27/2019

US Aviation Regulator Says Boeing Hasn't Submitted 737 MAX Fix The US's aviation regulator has still not received Boeing's proposed fix for its 737 MAX aircraft, which have been grounded globally following two deadly crashes, the agency's chief said on Wednesday....
07:14, 05/23/2019

Maritime Regulator Says Shipping Environmental Efforts 'Set to Go' The maritime industry is moving full steam ahead toward overhauling how ships get their power despite dissent from some vessel owners over the impact to their operations and concerns from shipping customers over how costs will be shared across supply...
21:56, 09/13/2019

EPA's top auto regulator to head climate office Chris Grundler, the head of the EPA's transportation office who oversaw the rollout of some of the agency's most important rules, including greenhouse gas standards for light-duty vehicles, as well as probes of Volkswagen Group and Fiat Chrysler dies...
02:56, 06/07/2019

Russian regulator says could open new case against Google: RIA Russia's state communications regulator on Friday said it was not satisfied with Google's content filtering system and that it could open a new case against the company, RIA news agency reported....
15:28, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. bank regulator will vet next Wells Fargo CEO A top U.S. bank regulator said on Wednesday it will vet Wells Fargo & Co's pick for its next chief executive, a development that could complicate the scandal-hit lender's efforts to find a permanent replacement for CEO Tim Sloan....
20:42, 05/15/2019

U.K. Regulator on Why It Is Pursuing Record Fines Against BA, Marriott Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said her office considered cybersecurity gaps, among other factors, in proposing that Marriott and British Airways’ parent company pay the biggest fines to date under Europe’s data-privacy laws....
16:56, 07/10/2019

Booking.com 'still duping consumers' despite regulator demands Booking.com is "continuing to mislead consumers" with false claims about the availability of hotel rooms months after regulators demanded the website improve its standards, according to a report....
13:28, 09/19/2019

Broadband firms must tell customers about best deals-UK regulator British broadband, phone and pay-TV firms must tell customers about their best deals to encourage them to switch away from uncompetitive contracts long after the initial offer period ends, British telecoms regulator Ofcom said on Wednesday....
10:00, 05/15/2019

Irish regulator opens third privacy probe into Apple Apple's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), has opened a third privacy investigation into the iPhone maker over the last few weeks, a spokesman for the DPC said on Tuesday....
18:00, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 1-UAE regulator not optimistic on Boeing 737 MAX return this year The head of the United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority said on Sunday he was not optimistic that the Boeing 737 MAX would return to operations this year and that the first quarter of 2020 was more likely....
12:28, 09/15/2019

WhatsApp informs Irish regulator of 'serious security vulnerability' Facebook's WhatsApp has informed its lead regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), of a serious security vulnerability on its platform, the DPC said on Tuesday....
12:28, 05/14/2019

Global regulator discrepancies over Boeing 737 MAX worry IATA The head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned on Tuesday that any discrepancy among global regulators over reapproving Boeing Co's 737 MAX for commercial flight could set a worrying precedent for future aircraft programs....
09:56, 09/04/2019

APNewsBreak: Horse racing regulator ousted over comments One of the five commissioners responsible for overseeing New Mexico's horse racing industry has been ousted over comments she made regarding changes in the way horses are tested for certain medications       ...
01:42, 07/20/2019

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's lead regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for the purpose of advertising....
19:56, 05/22/2019

Regulator looking at use of facial recognition at King's Cross site Information commissioner says use of the technology must be ‘necessary and proportionate’The UK’s privacy regulator said it is studying the use of controversial facial recognition technology by property companies amid concerns that its use in CCTV sy...
12:43, 08/13/2019

UK regulator investigates role of Facebook, Google in ad market Britain's competition regulator has launched an investigation into the power wielded by Facebook and Google in digital advertising markets, including the ownership of data....
17:42, 07/03/2019

Top EU regulator Farkas to head banking lobby group One of Europe's top banking regulators is in talks to head the trade body that leads the investment banking industry's lobbying effort across the EU....
18:56, 08/25/2019

GSK-Pfizer JV gets conditional approval from S.Africa's competition regulator GlaxoSmithKline Plc and Pfizer Inc's planned joint venture received conditional approval from a South African regulator on Tuesday, clearing a hurdle in the creation of a consumer health giant with sales of 9.8 billion pounds ($12.38 billion)....
16:00, 07/02/2019

Telecom Regulator Unlikely To Review 5G Spectrum Prices: Report The sector is under financial stress and operators find the prices are too high to bid and are globally uncompetitive as in the 5G spectrum auction in South Korea....
17:28, 06/28/2019

California regulator considers penalty against PG&E in 2017 wildfires California utilities regulator has opened a case to evaluate and consider penalties against power and gas utility PG&E Corp for its involvement in the fierce wildfires that killed 46 people in Northern California's wine country in 2017....
07:28, 06/28/2019

U.S. markets regulator proposes new guidelines on shareholder advisers The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday proposed new guidance that aims to clarify how investors and advisory firms that vote on their behalf should cast their votes in corporate elections on issues like pay and diversity....
16:56, 08/21/2019

U.S. regulator votes to propose new guidelines on shareholder advisers The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday issued new guidance that aims to clarify how investors and advisory firms that cast ballots on their behalf should vote in corporate elections on issues like pay and diversity....
21:42, 08/21/2019

United extends ban on Boeing 737 Max after regulator finds new problem American and Southwest airlines have also cancelled flights until September as planemaker scrambles to find a fixUnited Airlines has become the latest carrier to extend its ban on using the Boeing 737 Max after the US aviation regulator said it had i...
07:14, 06/27/2019

Rules for Robot Cargo Ships Could Be Years Away, Regulator Says International maritime regulators are preparing for a likely lengthy process to write safety rules for autonomous ships, even as researchers advance technology they say could bring robot vessels to the oceans in the next few years....
23:28, 06/06/2019

Indonesia's Pertamina has signed oil block contract -regulator Indonesian state energy firm PT Pertamina has signed a production sharing contract with the government for the country's second-largest crude producing field, said the head of the nation's upstream oil and gas regulator....
09:00, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. regulator cites new flaw on grounded Boeing 737 MAX The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has identified a new risk that Boeing Co must address on its 737 MAX before the grounded jet can return to service, the agency said on Wednesday....
02:14, 06/27/2019

E.U.’s New Digital Czar: ‘Most Powerful Regulator of Big Tech on the Planet’ Margrethe Vestager, whose billion-dollar fines have made her loathed by Silicon Valley, has won new powers that give her unrivaled regulatory reach. President Trump says she “hates the United States.”...
00:28, 09/11/2019

Amazon tells UK regulator Deliveroo investment will help consumers Amazon's investment in British online food delivery group Deliveroo would be positive for consumers, Amazon said on Friday after Britain's competition regulator said it was considering a formal probe of the transaction....
11:28, 07/05/2019

Ralph Nader: The FAA is a consulting firm for airlines not a regulator The Federal Aviation Administration is hosting dozens of regulators in Dallas today to discuss its work with the Boeing 737 Max, which was grounded in the U.S. March 13 after two fatal crashes. Consumer advocate Ralph Nader, whose great niece was kil...
17:42, 05/23/2019

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....
20:56, 06/24/2019

Regulator Scrutinizes Trades Before Anadarko Deal Announcement Traders used insider information to turn a profit of about $2.5 million related to the sale of Anadarko Petroleum Corp., according to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday....
02:14, 04/30/2019

Elections regulator criticised for 'withholding' Brexit papers The Electoral Commission has been accused of withholding documents from the Metropolitan Police about the conduct the Leave campaign during the 2016 referendum, prompting an extraordinary spat between the two organisations....
21:42, 07/03/2019

The Roots of Boeing’s 737 Max Crisis: A Regulator Relaxes Its Oversight A Times investigation found that the F.A.A. regulatory process, which gave Boeing significant oversight authority, compromised the safety of the plane....
19:56, 07/27/2019

New York Regulator to Investigate Exposure of Mortgage Documents The agency is using its authority under a new cybersecurity regulation to investigate a mistake by a title insurer that revealed a trove of sensitive data....
23:42, 05/29/2019

Mondelez, Kraft Heinz Cry Foul Over Regulator's Comments Mondelez International and Kraft Heinz said the federal commodities regulator failed to hold up its end of a deal that settled a 2015 lawsuit related to alleged manipulation of the wheat futures market....
23:28, 08/15/2019

EU regulator blocks Thyssenkrupp-Tata Steel merger BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s antitrust regulator says it’s blocking a planned merger between German steelmaker Thyssenkrupp and India’s Tata Steel because the move would have cut competition and pushed up prices. The decisio...
16:28, 06/11/2019

Irish regulator near end of first privacy probe, ruling to take months Ireland's data privacy regulator is close to concluding its first probe into a multinational company under the EU's new privacy laws, likely to involve Facebook's WhatsApp subsidiary, although a formal decision could take months....
10:42, 08/16/2019

NY financial regulator approves Bakkt trust license The New York State Department of Financial Services announced on Friday that it granted a license to Bakkt Trust Co LLC to operate as a limited liability trust company....
17:56, 08/16/2019

Regulator Wields First IPO Veto on China's New Tech Board China’s market regulator vetoed a proposed share listing, faulting the accounting in an application that had already been approved by the country’s biggest stock exchange....
16:14, 09/02/2019

Dutch regulator wants Groningen gas output cut faster than planned Production at the Groningen natural gas field in the Netherlands needs to be cut faster than planned, the Dutch gas sector regulator SodM said on Tuesday....
15:00, 05/28/2019

U.S. Bank Regulator Pitches Low-Income Lending Rule Changes A Trump-appointed bank regulator is touring the country trying to sell his plans to modify lower-income lending requirements and overcome resistance from other regulators, banks and community advocates....
20:42, 08/19/2019

Wynn Resorts Will Not Appeal Massachusetts Regulator's Ruling Wynn Resorts said it would not appeal a decision from Massachusetts regulators after a review of how the company handled sexual-misconduct allegations against its founder and former chief executive Steve Wynn....
00:56, 05/29/2019

Canadian regulator summons RBC, TD Bank over malpractice charges The Ontario Securities Commission has issued a notice of hearing to Royal Bank of Canada and Toronto-Dominion Bank to settle charges of forex trading malpractices, the Canadian regulator said on Monday....
06:28, 08/27/2019

French regulator fines Iliad and chairman Lombardini France's AMF stock market regulator said it had fined telecoms group Iliad and Iliad's chairman, Maxime Lombardini, for incorrect financial communication regarding certain deals in 2014....
11:42, 04/29/2019

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....
08:56, 07/05/2019

Australian regulator to get unit specializing in tech companies Australia's antitrust watchdog will be strengthened with a special branch to oversee the market power of U.S. technology giants Facebook and Google under sweeping regulatory reforms proposed by the government on Friday....
06:28, 07/26/2019

We Regret to Inform You the UK's Ad Regulator Has Deemed Anyone With 30,000 Followers a Celebrity The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), the UK’s independent industry self-regulation group, has officially determined the lower boundary for who counts as an internet “celebrity”: It’s anyone with over 30,000 followers on social media.Read more....
07:56, 07/04/2019

Australian regulator to get unit specialising in tech companies Australia's antitrust watchdog will be strengthened with a special branch to oversee the market power of U.S. technology giants Facebook and Google under sweeping regulatory reforms proposed by the government on Friday....
05:00, 07/26/2019

Regulator to Oppose TPG, Vodafone Hutchison Australia Merger One of the biggest recent deals in Australia faces collapse after the country’s antitrust regulator said it would block the combination of TPG Telecom and Vodafone Hutchison Australia....
12:00, 05/08/2019

New York financial regulator approves Bakkt trust license Bakkt Trust Co LLC has been granted a license to operate as a limited liability trust company, the New York State Department of Financial Services said on Friday....
18:42, 08/16/2019

Ford takes regulator for a spin in bid to save connected cars Ford and other carmakers such as BMW and Toyota don’t want to lose the rights they gained in 1999 from the FCC for a system designed to link cars, roadside beacons and traffic lights into a seamless wireless communication web....
22:14, 06/18/2019

Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.53 million) for colluding to rig the foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
09:42, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-RBC, TD Bank to pay C$24.5 mln to settle forex trading charges -regulator Royal Bank of Canada and Toronto-Dominion Bank have agreed to pay a combined C$24.5 million ($18.5 million) to settle charges of foreign exchange trading malpractices brought against the Canadian banks by a regulator, following a settlement hearing h...
17:42, 08/30/2019

MEG Energy complains to Canada regulator over proposed Enbridge pipeline changes Oil sands producer MEG Energy has written to Canada's energy regulator to oppose pipeline company Enbridge Inc's plan to introduce long-term fixed volume contracts on its Mainline system....
21:28, 08/19/2019

U.S. aviation regulator bans select MacBook Pro laptops from flights U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned certain models of Apple Inc's MacBook Pro laptops on flights, after the company recalled select units which had batteries posing fire risks....
04:42, 08/14/2019

Alberta Energy Regulator restricts fracking near Brazeau dam following earthquake The Alberta Energy Regulator is moving to restrict oilfield fracking activity near the Brazeau Reservoir in east central Alberta as a precaution following a 4.3 magnitude earthquake south of the area in March....
08:28, 05/28/2019

Canadian drug price regulator may be flexible on rare diseases Canada's patented drug price regulator, set to gain new powers next year, may be "more forgiving" in setting price caps for drugs that treat rare diseases, the agency's executive director told Reuters, as some advocates warned the country's pricing r...
18:43, 08/13/2019

U.S. FTC chief says regulator is prepared to break up big tech firms: Bloomberg The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology companies if necessary by undoing past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said in an interview with Bloomberg published on Tuesday, as the regulator probes anti-competitive practice...
00:42, 08/14/2019

Danish regulator prepares report for police on Danske overcharging Denmark's financial watchdog has prepared a draft report to send to Danish police over Danske Bank's overcharging of customers, a scandal that led to the dismissal of the bank's former interim chief executive....
16:56, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. regulator votes to propose new guidelines on shareholder advisers The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday issued new guidance that aims to clarify how investors and advisory firms that cast ballots on their behalf should vote in corporate elections on issues like pay and diversity....
20:56, 08/21/2019

UK regulator to hit British Airways with record fine over 2018 hack The UK's data privacy authority has announced it intends to levy its largest ever fine against airline British Airways (BA). The airline will have to pay £183.39 million ($230 million) to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) fo...
11:14, 07/08/2019

U.S. regulator opposes Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday said in a court filing that mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc should not be allowed to put a sweeping antitrust ruling against it on hold as it pursues an appeal....
02:42, 06/12/2019

TD Bank to pay combined C$10.1 mln to settle forex trading charges -regulator Toronto-Dominion Bank has agreed to pay a combined C$10.1 million ($7.6 million) to settle charges of foreign exchange trading malpractices brought against the Canadian bank by a regulator, following a settlement hearing held on Friday....
17:42, 08/30/2019

U.S. regulator sees approval of Boeing 737 MAX to fly as soon as late June: sources The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects to approve Boeing Co's 737 MAX jet to return to service as soon as late June, representatives of the U.S. air regulator informed members of the United Nations' aviation agency in a private briefing on...
05:42, 05/24/2019

China securities regulator says trade war impact on markets is controllable The Sino-U.S. trade war is affecting capital markets but the impact is controllable, China's chief securities regulator said on Sunday in an interview with state-run China Central Television....
16:14, 06/02/2019

UPDATE 3-Global regulator discrepancies over Boeing 737 MAX worry IATA The head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned on Tuesday that any discrepancy among global regulators over reapproving Boeing Co's 737 MAX for commercial flight could set a worrying precedent for future aircraft programs....
04:42, 09/04/2019

Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio Facebook's lead regulator in the European Union is seeking information on how it handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday....
21:00, 08/14/2019

India's Regulator Asks Fliers Not to Carry These Apple Laptops Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the regulatory authority of civil aviation in India, has asked the air passengers in the country to stop carrying select models of 15-inch Apple MacBook Pro......
17:14, 08/26/2019

U.S. regulator bars airlines from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
06:56, 06/21/2019

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans -FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans for a digital currency, the Financial Times reported on Sunday https://www.ft.com/content/3b2084fe-83...
23:00, 06/02/2019

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans: FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans for a digital currency, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
00:00, 06/03/2019

Mexican oil regulator cancels Oct auctions to pick Pemex partners Mexico's oil regulator announced on Thursday the cancellation of auctions set for October to pick joint-venture partners for national oil company Pemex in seven onshore areas....
06:56, 06/14/2019

Danske Bank reported to police for overcharging customers: regulator Denmark's financial watchdog said on Friday it had reported Danske Bank to the police for overcharging customers, the latest blow to the lender as it tries to restore trust after involvement in a major money laundering scandal....
18:56, 08/30/2019

Texas regulator goes after cryptocurrency firm promising 900% returns in 2 weeks Regulators in Texas have filed a cease and desist order against a New York-based cryptocurrency business promising a 900-percent return on investment in just two weeks. Forex and Bitcoin Trader, which was advertising on Craiglist Dallas, reportedly d...
17:42, 08/09/2019

Russian Man Who Tried to Burn Down Offices of Internet Regulator Reportedly Gets Probation Earlier this month, a court in Russia’s Ulyanovsk Region sentenced a man to one and a half years’ probation after he reportedly tried not one, not two, but three times to burn down the regional offices of national internet regulator Roskomnadzor, wit...
15:42, 08/20/2019

German banking regulator warns mergers are not 'miracle weapons' German banks should not look at mergers as a miracle that will fix their problems, the president of the German banking regulator told CNBC Wednesday....
15:56, 05/08/2019

Irish regulator nears end of first privacy probe, ruling to take months Ireland's data privacy regulator is close to concluding its first probe into a multinational company under the EU's new privacy laws, likely to involve Facebook's WhatsApp subsidiary, although a formal decision could take months....
10:14, 08/16/2019

Swiss regulator fines four banks for fixing forex trading Four British and U.S. banks have been fined 90 million Swiss francs ($90.53 million) for rigging the foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
08:00, 06/06/2019

Fannie & Freddie regulator on next steps in mortgage market reform CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about the administration's next steps in its plan to end the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac....
21:42, 09/12/2019

Mexican regulator approves construction of Pemex oil refinery, with conditions Mexico's oil industry environmental regulator said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
03:28, 08/13/2019

UK regulator wants crypto-derivatives ban to protect ‘ill-suited’ retail investors The UK‘s Financial Conduct Authority has proposed a ban on cryptocurrency-related investment products to protect retail investors. In an announcement released earlier today, the FCA said that cryptocurrency-based derivatives and exchange traded notes...
16:14, 07/03/2019

Government Wants Fair Trade Regulator To Review Big Four Auditors: Report The Big Four do auditing work for almost 60 per cent of the top 500 companies that trade on the National Stock Exchange (NSE), according to corporate data tracker NSE Infobase....
09:00, 07/22/2019

Samsung Sued by Australian Regulator Over Misleading Water Resistance Ads Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it is suing the local unit of South Korea's Samsung, alleging it misled consumers by promoting its Galaxy smartphones as water-resistant....
07:28, 07/04/2019

UK regulator blocks Sainsbury's $9.4 billion takeover of Walmart's ASDA Britain's competition regulator on Thursday blocked Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound ($9.4 billion) takeover of Walmart-owned Asda - a huge blow to the supermarket groups who wanted to combine to overtake market leader Tesco....
07:14, 04/29/2019

China's yuan internationalisation should be market-driven, will take time-regulator China's policy of internationalising the use of its yuan currency should be market-driven and cannot be accomplished overnight, the head of its foreign exchange regulator said on Tuesday....
06:56, 07/16/2019

U.S. government report on housing finance reform is 'essentially done' -regulator The Trump administration's report on overhauling the country's housing market is "essentially done" and could be released in late August or September, the head of the U.S. housing finance regulator told Reuters in an interview Wednesday....
00:42, 07/18/2019

UK regulator blocks Sainsbury's merger with Walmart-owned Asda Britain's competition regulator has blocked Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound ($9.4 billion) takeover of Walmart owned Asda — a huge blow to the supermarket groups who wanted to combine to overtake market leader Tesco....
21:39, 04/28/2019

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....
12:28, 07/05/2019

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....
19:14, 07/05/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail: UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's financial watchdog said on Tuesday, in another sign that the planned project will face deep scrutiny....
17:28, 07/02/2019

Facebook to pay $5bn fine as regulator files Cambridge Analytica complaint Penalty by US government reflects scale of breach, first reported by the ObserverFacebook will pay a record-breaking $5bn penalty in the US for “deceiving” users about their ability to keep personal information private, after a year-long investigatio...
17:00, 07/24/2019

Australia regulator sues Samsung over misleading Galaxy smartphone ads In more than 300 advertisements, Samsung showed its Galaxy phones being used underwater in swimming pools and the sea. However, Australia's competition regulator said consumers damaged their phones when exposing them to water....
07:56, 07/04/2019

Australian regulator moves to prescribe stricter terms for executive pay Australia's prudential regulator on Tuesday said it intends to prescribe stricter terms on executive pay policies of the country's large banks, retirement funds and insurers as it seeks to enhance......
08:42, 07/23/2019

Australian regulator loses landmark pension fund court battle Australia's banking watchdog lost a landmark case on Friday after a court ruled it had not proved its case alleging wealth manager IOOF Holdings had breached pension laws....
20:42, 09/20/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. regulator considers boosting investor options to private offerings The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday it is considering boosting the number of options in private stock sales by broadening access to more potential investors and revamping the capital-raising process of private companies....
23:42, 06/18/2019

Dutch regulator sees potential privacy breach in Microsoft Windows Microsoft is remotely collecting data from users of Windows Home and Windows Pro, in a potential breach of privacy rules, the Dutch Data Protection Agency (DPA) said on Tuesday....
13:42, 08/27/2019

Aviation Regulator Bars Off-Duty Crew Members From Travelling In Cockpit Aviation regulator DGCA Monday barred airline officials, including pilots and aircraft maintenance engineers, from travelling in the cockpit when they are off-duty or on leave....
02:42, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulator considers boosting investor options to private offerings The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday it is considering boosting the number of options in private stock sales by broadening access to more potential investors and revamping the capital-raising process of private companies....
22:00, 06/18/2019

US state regulator slaps ‘fraudulent’ ICOs with cease and desist orders A US state regulator is cracking down on two New Jersey-based initial coin offerings (ICO) offering “fraudulent unregistered securities.” The Bureau of Securities issued emergency cease and desist orders as part of “Operation Cryptosweep” – an intern...
12:14, 08/08/2019

Australian regulator loses landmark pension fund court battle Australia's banking watchdog lost a landmark case on Friday after a court ruled it had not proved its case alleging wealth manager IOOF Holdings had breached pension laws....
20:42, 09/20/2019

Former head of Australia's Sirtex pleads guilty to insider trading - regulator The former head of Australian liver-cancer treatment firm Sirtex Medical Ltd has pleaded guilty to insider trading, Australia's corporate regulator said on Wednesday....
03:42, 07/03/2019

U.S. mine regulator says no rush on silica limits, despite black lung worries The head of the U.S. federal agency in charge of mine safety said on Thursday he has no plans to fast-track new limits for coal miner exposure to silica dust because he believes exposure rates are already falling....
22:14, 06/20/2019

Elizabeth Warren slams top bank regulator over Wells Fargo mess A top US bank regulator said Wednesday he will help vet Wells Fargo’s next chief executive — even as he got ridiculed by US Sen. Elizabeth Warren for his past oversight of the beleaguered bank. Sen. Warren (D-Mass.) slammed Comptroller of the Currenc...
22:56, 05/15/2019

Australia regulator accused of harming competition in Vodafone, TPG telco decision Australia's antitrust regulator has hurt competition, not helped it, by blocking a A$15 billion ($10 billion) merger between the third- and fourth-largest telecoms providers, a lawyer for one of the companies told a court on Tuesday....
04:42, 09/10/2019

Regulator says complaints against doctor calling for stricter gun laws are politically motivated Dr. Najma Ahmed, who treated victims of a fatal mass shooting in Toronto last summer, received a letter from the complaints committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario that said it wouldn't be taking any further action over the mat...
05:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Canada's energy regulator to consider delay to Enbridge pipeline plan Canada's energy regulator on Tuesday responded to shipper complaints about Enbridge Inc's plan to switch to fixed contracts on its Mainline pipeline network by announcing a fast-track process to gather comment on the proposal that could lead to its b...
05:14, 08/28/2019

U.S. bank regulator to review Wells Fargo pick for chief executive The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) will evaluate Wells Fargo's pick for its next chief executive, the regulator told Congress on Wednesday....
17:42, 05/15/2019

UK regulator tells Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday told Facebook and eBay to go through their websites and crack down on the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
16:14, 06/21/2019

Airlines avoid parts of Iran-controlled airspace after U.S. regulator's order Some global airlines are re-routing flights to avoid Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, they said on Friday, after the U.S. aviation regulator barred its carriers from the area until further notice....
13:00, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 6-U.S. regulator bars airlines from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
09:56, 06/21/2019

New York state regulator leads probe into payroll advance industry The payroll advance industry is under investigation by New York's financial regulator and other states over whether its companies are charging usurious interest rates and engaging in potential violations of payday lending laws, the regulator said on ...
21:56, 08/06/2019

Transat warns of ‘abusive’ bid by Group Mach, files complaint with regulator Transat A.T. Inc. is warning shareholders against an "abusive, coercive, misleading'' move by Montreal real estate developer Group Mach to block the tour operator's sale to Air Canada....
21:28, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. reform plan for Fannie, Freddie seen by Sept. -housing regulator The Trump administration's hotly anticipated blueprint for overhauling mortgage guarantors Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may not be published until September as the U.S. Treasury juggles several other pressing issues, the housing regulator told Reuters....
02:14, 07/18/2019

Swedish regulator delays Swedbank money-laundering probe report The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) will publish the conclusions of its probe into alleged money laundering in the Baltics by the beginning of next year, it said on Friday, pushing back the deadline by several months....
14:42, 08/23/2019

Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
02:14, 08/14/2019

Salmonella Bacteria Found In MDH Sambar Masala Sold In US: Food Regulator After the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) detected the salmonella bacteria in the MDH brand 'sambar masala', the company is withdrawing at least three lots of the product from the shelves....
03:42, 09/12/2019

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...
10:42, 06/30/2019

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals: sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people fa...
01:42, 05/24/2019

German regulator backs push to cut red tape for wind power constructions Germany's energy regulator supports an overhaul of legal procedures and red tape by the economy ministry to reverse a sharp fall in wind turbine constructions that threatens to throw the country's energy transformation off course....
16:14, 09/12/2019

Probe By Regulator Finds Monsanto Abused Dominant Position: Report Fair trade regulator CCI in 2016 ordered the unit to carry out the probe after the agriculture ministry and some local seed companies complained that Monsanto was charging unreasonably high royalty......
19:42, 05/22/2019

Regulator Finds Uber Eats's Stiffing of Restaurants Hard to Stomach Uber Technologies will no longer be able to charge restaurants in Australia for delivery mishaps outside their control, after the practice was deemed unfair in a rebuke for tech giants seeking to keep delivery costs low in a rapidly growing sector....
13:14, 07/17/2019

European pilots urge EU regulator to conduct independent review of Boeing 737 Max European pilots are urging the EU's aviation regulator to conduct an independent and thorough review of the Boeing 737 Max before it flies again. The planes have been grounded since mid-March following two fatal crashes....
17:42, 05/23/2019

Qantas seeks backing from pilots, regulator for record-long routes Qantas Airways, which hopes to buy planes this year for record-breaking 21-hour flights between Sydney and London, has two hurdles left to overcome: getting pilots and Australia's aviation regulator to agree to unprecedented duty times....
03:00, 05/01/2019

Not so fast: Trump's Alaska drilling study slammed by U.S. wildlife regulator The Trump administration failed to adequately consider oil spills, climate change and the welfare of polar bears in its expedited study of proposed drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, according to comments published by the U.S. Fish...
21:39, 04/28/2019

U.S. regulator pauses review of Enbridge, Oiltanking crude export project U.S. regulators this week temporarily suspended their review of pipeline operator Enbridge Inc's proposed crude export facility off the U.S. Gulf Coast, a government filing showed....
19:28, 06/28/2019

California Gov. Gavin Newsom orders dismissal of state's top oil regulator Action comes after Desert Sun report on jump in fracking permits and release of records by watchdog groups showing officials invested in oil companies        ...
07:28, 07/12/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S. regulator sees approval of Boeing 737 MAX to fly as soon as late June -sources The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects to approve Boeing Co's 737 MAX jet to return to service as soon as late June, representatives of the U.S. air regulator informed members of the United Nations' aviation agency in a private briefing on...
03:14, 05/24/2019

New York financial regulator sets up new division to police cryptocurrency businesses The New York State Department of Financial Services has announced the launch of a new division which will absorb the regulator’s current department that oversees cryptocurrency businesses in the state. In a statement released yesterday, financial ser...
10:56, 07/24/2019

China's top banking regulator: Any yuan bears will suffer 'heavy losses' China's banking and insurance regulator on Saturday said it did not expect a persistent decline in the yuan and warned speculative short sellers they would suffer "heavy losses" if they bet against the currency....
11:28, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 2-Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.5 million) for colluding to rig the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
11:42, 06/06/2019

Health regulator takes step towards lifting vaginal mesh implant ban Surgical mesh implants could be used again in England if certain conditions are met. But campaigners have expressed concerns about the new guidelines...
21:39, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexican oil regulator cancels Oct auctions to pick Pemex partners Mexico's oil regulator announced on Thursday the cancellation of October auctions to pick joint-venture partners in seven onshore areas for state oil company Pemex, which is struggling to reverse more than a decade of falling crude output....
06:56, 06/14/2019

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals -sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people fa...
03:14, 05/24/2019

U.S. commodities regulator sees market risk from climate change, urges action A top U.S. commodities regulator said on Wednesday climate change poses a major market risk and urged federal government action to address it, putting him at odds with the Trump administration which has often dismissed the issue....
22:00, 06/12/2019

Climate Change Poses Major Risks to Financial Markets, Regulator Warns The regulator, who sits on a powerful government panel that oversees major financial markets, likened global warming risks to the 2008 mortgage crisis....
02:00, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Australia's antitrust regulator raises concerns over Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it was examining whether a proposed takeover of Ruralco Holdings Ltd could reduce wholesale competition and lead to discrimination against some independent retail stores....
08:00, 06/13/2019

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....
19:56, 07/05/2019

Australian regulator threatens action on banks over past consumer insurance sales Australia's corporate regulator threatened on Thursday to prosecute some of the country's largest banks over their sales earlier this decade of consumer insurance products that it said had harmed customers....
04:56, 07/11/2019

Big banks score win as U.S. regulator proposes easing post-crisis derivatives rules A U.S. banking regulator on Tuesday proposed easing a rule requiring banks to set aside cash to safeguard derivatives trades between affiliates, marking one of the biggest wins for Wall Street lenders under the business-friendly Trump administration....
05:00, 09/18/2019

Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledge of the process said....
04:42, 06/12/2019

Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approved on Thursday a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access to broadband in Latin America's largest economy....
23:42, 06/13/2019

Australian regulator slaps stricter conditions on AMP's pension funds, shares fall Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said it had imposed stricter licensing conditions on AMP Ltd's pension fund units following concerns regarding its compliance with superannuation laws, sending......
06:14, 06/14/2019

British regulator asks Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday asked Facebook and eBay to conduct an urgent review of their websites to stop the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
14:28, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil regulator blocks sale of wind complex by Renova to AES Tietê Brazil's power sector regulator ANEEL rejected on Tuesday the proposed transfer of wind power complex Alto Sertao III from Renova Energia SA to AES Tietê, a 1.34-billion real ($346.73 million) deal closed in April....
00:00, 06/05/2019

U.S. markets regulator seeks public comment on expanding private offerings framework The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday invited the public to comment on whether it should expand its private offering framework, a move to consider boosting the number of investors in private companies, the agency said....
21:00, 06/18/2019

Israel regulator warns of medical cannabis bubble, eyes Australia pact Medical cannabis could become an investment bubble in Israel, the country's market regulator warned, as cash floods into a rapidly-expanding industry where few companies yet make money....
21:28, 05/14/2019

Regulator approves overhaul of ‘Volcker Rule,’ which restricts risky bank moves A US banking regulator announced Tuesday he had approved a final rule simplifying the “Volcker Rule,” which restricts risky profit-seeking trades by banks. Joseph Otting, the comptroller of the currency, said in a statement he approved the rule, whic...
00:28, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil regulator blocks sale of wind complex by Renova to AES Tietê Brazil's power sector regulator ANEEL rejected on Tuesday the proposed transfer of wind power complex Alto Sertao III from Renova Energia SA to AES Tietê, a 1.34-billion real ($346.73 million) deal closed in April....
01:00, 06/05/2019

U.S. regulator accuses head of defunct British bitcoin company of $147 million fraud A U.S. commodities regulator has filed a lawsuit accusing a defunct British cryptocurrency company and its former principal of fraudulently misappropriating at least 22,858,322 bitcoin worth $147 million from more than 1,000 customers....
23:56, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Petrobras strikes deal with regulator to sell natgas assets Brazilian state-owned oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has reached an agreement with anti-trust regulator Cade to sell off a series of natural gas transportation and distribution assets, the company said in an exchange filing on Monday....
05:42, 07/09/2019

Regulator Weighs Disclosing Names of Utilities That Violate Grid Security Rules The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is weighing whether to disclose the names of electric utilities that violate rules designed to protect the nation’s grid against cyber and physical attacks....
19:28, 09/06/2019

Record low rates deliver competitive advantages to Australia's biggest banks: regulator Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said record-low interest rates are likely to benefit the country's "Big Four" lenders over their smaller counterparts due to their better capital position and access to cheaper funds....
13:28, 09/13/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulator pauses review of Enbridge, Oiltanking crude export project U.S. regulators this week temporarily suspended their review of pipeline operator Enbridge Inc's proposed crude export facility off the U.S. Gulf Coast, a government filing showed....
00:56, 06/29/2019

Wildlife regulator CITES bans imports of Elephants caught in African wild Zoos will no longer be able to import wild-caught African elephants into the United States, China or anywhere else, under a resolution approved Tuesday by more than two dozen nations....
20:28, 08/27/2019

UPDATE 1-New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals -sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people fa...
03:14, 05/24/2019

Air Canada files challenge with federal regulator over Onex deal to acquire WestJet Air Canada is challenging WestJet Airlines Ltd.'s $3.5-billion acquisition by Onex Corp., arguing in a filing to the country's transportation regulator the deal breaches federal rules that limit foreign ownership of carriers....
13:00, 09/04/2019

U.S.-Japan Corn Deal Has Just One Flaw: Japan Doesn't Need the Corn With U.S. corn farmers hammered by the trade war with China, President Trump has said Japan will buy enough to pick up the slack. But not everyone in Japan has gotten the memo....
22:28, 09/08/2019

Well, That Was A Disaster For The Sharks The Sharks seem pretty, pretty boned after Sunday’s 5-0 loss to the Blues, which gives St. Louis a 3-2 series lead. And it’s not even the whole verge-of-elimination thing; San Jose has faced that before, and they’re still here. But if they’re to comp...
22:42, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 1-British regulator asks Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday asked Facebook and eBay to conduct an urgent review of their websites to stop the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
14:28, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 3-Big banks score win as U.S. regulator proposes easing post-crisis derivatives rules A U.S. banking regulator on Tuesday proposed easing a rule requiring banks to set aside cash to safeguard derivatives trades between affiliates, marking one of the biggest wins for Wall Street lenders under the business-friendly Trump administration....
06:42, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Big banks score win as U.S. regulator proposes easing post-crisis derivatives rules A U.S. banking regulator on Tuesday proposed easing a rule requiring banks to set aside cash to safeguard derivatives trades between affiliates, marking one of the biggest wins for Wall Street lenders under the business-friendly Trump administration....
23:56, 09/17/2019

Ford transmissions under federal review by NHTSA: Regulator assessing faulty Focus, Fiesta Congressional leaders urged the review after a Detroit Free Press investigation found Ford sold the vehicles knowing their transmissions were faulty.       ...
14:42, 07/24/2019

Wynn Resorts Cleared to Open Massachusetts Casino as Regulator Levies $35 Million Fine Massachusetts gambling regulators said casino giant Wynn Resorts can retain its license to open a new casino in the state, despite finding violations of state regulations stemming from the company’s handling of sexual-misconduct allegations against f...
02:00, 05/01/2019

Pushing the limits: Qantas seeks backing from pilots, regulator for record-long routes Qantas Airways Ltd, which hopes to buy planes this year for record-breaking 21-hour flights between Sydney and London has two hurdles left to overcome: getting pilots and Australia's aviation regulator to agree to unprecedented duty times....
02:28, 05/01/2019

U.K. Privacy Regulator Shows Its Teeth: Fines British Airways Parent $230 Million for Data Breach British Airways parent International Consolidated Airlines Group said it would fight a hefty fine proposed by U.K. regulators for a cyberattack that exposed personal data of about half a million of the airline’s customers....
11:00, 07/08/2019

Clean Energy Regulator, WA Mines Department, and Vet Surgeons Board trying to access metadata: Comms Alliance The Communications Alliance has listed 27 other agencies that have tried to access metadata following the introduction of Australia's data retention regime....
07:14, 07/17/2019

Exclusive: Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks - sources Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledge of the process said....
02:42, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Suncor and Shell urge Canadian regulator to review contentious Enbridge pipeline plan Two major oil companies have asked Canada's energy regulator to urgently review Enbridge Inc's proposal to switch to fixed contracts on its Mainline pipeline system, arguing the changes would be an abuse of Enbridge's market power....
01:14, 08/27/2019

Blame FDR for our healthcare disaster Left, Right, and in between, everyone can agree that our employer-provided health insurance industry is failing. Even if the overwhelming majority of Americans wish to keep their private health insurance, the market itself issues perverse incentives ...
22:56, 07/06/2019

TEKNET: Disaster scams Hurricane season officially started June 1, while much of the midwest is still recovering from tornadoes and flooding, Americans always step up when disaster strikes and scammers are always trying to cash in on American generosity. John Overall hs ti...
07:00, 06/11/2019

‘Everyone knows it will be a disaster’ – May’s invisible campaign As the PM recedes from view, her colleagues are more interested in the race to succeed her than the European electionsThe room is booked, the camera tripods assembled, the crowd of eager, political types – including a healthy smattering of aides, wan...
18:42, 05/22/2019

Americans consider this a vacation disaster What do Americans consider vacation disasters? A new study from Roku finds that internet is pretty important. Keri Lumm reports.       ...
19:28, 08/14/2019

World Cup: How US can avenge its last disaster to win it all The U.S. rolled through the last Women’s World Cup as one of the greatest teams of all time. But they crashed out of their last major tourney — the 2016 Olympics — with the worst showing in their history. That’s the backdrop as they head into this Wo...
01:00, 06/09/2019

Yankees must think out of the box to end pitching disaster BOSTON — Time for extreme measures. Bullpenning. Openers. Whatever it takes to get the Yankees out of this full-blown starting pitching meltdown. For that’s what we are witnessing here at Fenway Park, CC Sabathia’s abbreviated outing the latest domin...
10:14, 07/28/2019

The American League disaster that isn’t going away Memorial Day traditionally has been viewed as the start of the pennant races. So let’s get ready for the excitement by declaring the AL races — over. At best, six teams are likely vying for five spots, and if you believe the Indians are more house of...
21:42, 05/18/2019

How to prepare for a natural disaster From earthquakes in California to hurricanes in the Atlantic, natural disasters can create life-threatening situations. These disasters vary somewhat in the ways you prepare. For example, you wouldn't necessarily move fragile items to the floor for a...
22:42, 07/12/2019

How you can help Hurricane Dorian disaster relief The UN has said 70,000 have been made homeless in the Bahamas – here’s how to helpThe devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas has left dozens of people confirmed dead, and potentially thousands still missing. “We have no food. No water....
23:42, 09/08/2019

China says war with US would be a disaster as tensions mount Defence minister Wei Fenghe said China would ‘fight to the end’ on trade issues but was open to talksChinese defence minister Wei Fenghe criticised the United States on Sunday for its support for self-ruled Taiwan and for naval operations in the disp...
09:42, 06/02/2019

Feminism Disaster: This Gorilla At The Zoo Clearly Has, Like, Six Wives If you’re looking for an inspiring story about strong, independent females sticking it to the patriarchy, be prepared to be majorly let down: This gorilla at the zoo clearly has, like, six wives....
23:56, 07/22/2019

| Not making top eight a 'disaster' for Kaizer Chiefs Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp said it was a disaster that the Soweto giants missed out on a place in the top eight of the Absa Premiership this season....
14:00, 05/12/2019

| Outcry at £6,500 fine over Hillsborough disaster Relatives of victims of the 1989 Hillsborough football stadium disaster have voiced shock after the only person ever convicted over the tragedy was sentenced to a fine....
23:14, 05/13/2019

Hurricane Barry: What you need when disaster strikes Your smartphone can be your lifeline — with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.       ...
02:42, 07/12/2019

The Chernobyl Disaster May Have Also Built a Paradise An HBO show tells the story of the nuclear explosion, but some scientists think the radioactive, human-free landscape might now be a haven for plants and animals....
02:00, 05/14/2019

The Blues Got Screwed By Yet Another Officiating Disaster Images the NHL wants to linger after an hard-fought overtime game: the jubilation of the goalscorer; his teammates erupting on the bench and spilling over to celebrate on the ice; the disappointment and hard-earned exhaustion of the losers, skating o...
18:42, 05/16/2019

Ransomware: 11 steps you should take to protect against disaster Falling victim to ransomware could put your vital business or personal data at risk of being lost forever. These steps can help bolster your defences....
17:14, 09/18/2019

Trump's economy is the Democrats' disaster The creation of 224,000 new jobs in June further consolidates President Trump's economic stewardship. Beating expectations, those job numbers give Trump the central plank of his reelection campaign....
20:42, 07/06/2019

House Will Not Act on Disaster Relief Until Next Week Representative John Rose, Republican of Tennessee, used the power of a single lawmaker to object to final passage of a disaster relief by unanimous consent....
22:56, 05/30/2019

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
02:56, 05/29/2019

Chinese defense minister says war with U.S. would be a disaster Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe criticised the United States on Sunday for its support for self-ruled Taiwan and for naval operations in the disputed South China Sea, but said conflict or war between the two countries would be a disaster....
04:28, 06/02/2019

Trump takes dig at Dems on disaster aid President Donald Trump on Monday attacked Democrats for holding up a disaster aid deal, and reupped his claims that Puerto Rico is receiving too much federal assistance.“Puerto Rico has been given more money by Congress for Hurricane Disaster Relief,...
17:14, 05/06/2019

| Honduras probes fishing disaster after 27 die Honduran authorities said they are investigating the causes of an accident in which at least 27 people died after their fishing boat sank off the Caribbean coast....
13:00, 07/05/2019

When disaster hits, Indonesia’s Islamists are first to help PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s Islamic Defenders Front is perhaps best known for its vigilante actions against gays, Christmas decorations and prostitution. But over the past 15 years it has repurposed its militia into a force that’s ...
09:28, 06/11/2019

Even Harry Reid knows ‘Medicare for all’ is a disaster Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, recently made headlines for criticizing the "Medicare for all" proposal popular among Democratic presidential candidates. In an interview with Vice, Reid said that the proposal would be problematic ...
01:14, 08/30/2019

Hurricane Dorian: What you need when disaster strikes Your smartphone can be your lifeline – with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.       ...
03:56, 08/29/2019

MLB Players’ Weekend isn’t the disaster it’s made out to be LOS ANGELES — Let’s start with the obvious: These Players’ Weekend uniforms stunk. Or did they? “They were dope,” my 15-year-old son told The Post. How many approving 15-year-olds neutralize disapprovals of other fans, geezer media types like myself ...
06:28, 08/26/2019

How a Biotech Disaster Could End the World (And Other Things to Worry About) We talked to Josh Clark about his new podcast, The End of The World with Josh Clark, and asked him all about existential risks, and why we should care....
18:28, 06/07/2019

The Terrifying Reasons We're Confronting the Chernobyl Disaster Right Now Thirty-three years after the nuclear catastrophe that defined its name, Chernobyl has surged back into the popular consciousness. HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries, which dramatized the disaster and the Soviet government’s attempt to cover-up key details, i...
06:00, 06/05/2019

Millions of Americans are one paycheck away from ‘financial disaster’ Missing more than one paycheck is a one-way ticket to financial hardship for nearly half of the country’s workforce. A new study from NORC at the University of Chicago, an independent social research institution, found that 51% of working adults in t...
22:14, 05/17/2019

Why Samsung’s virus scans for smart TVs are a UX disaster Samsung was lambasted and mocked in the press and on social media yesterday, after the company tweeted a reminder to owners of its smart TVs to periodically run virus scans on their panels – along with a video demonstration of how to go about it. Let...
14:14, 06/18/2019

F3 Spa: Daruvala takes pole at Spa for Prema, ART has a disaster Prema Racing's Jehan Daruvala became the sixth polesitter in as many rounds of the 2019 FIA Formula 3 Championship in a frenetic qualifying session at Spa...
06:42, 08/31/2019

The Corey Lewandowski Hearing Is Already an Absolute Disaster On Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on what it dryly termed “Presidential Obstruction of Justice and Abuse of Power,” but which is in essence the start of a long-awaited congressional impeachment proceeding against Donald Trump....
14:00, 09/18/2019

UN Chief says 'total disaster' if warming not stopped The United Nations Secretary-General said the world must dramatically change the way it fuels factories, vehicles and homes to limit future warming to a level scientists call nearly impossible....
22:56, 05/08/2019

Texas, don't even think about importing California's rail disaster Last week, the Trump administration fulfilled yet another promise when it canceled nearly $1 billion in taxpayer funding for California’s high-speed rail project between Los Angeles and San Francisco. In the midst of yet another infamous Infrastructu...
08:00, 05/22/2019

YOUR MONEY: Renovating after a natural disaster? Planning is key For the Parkers of Houston, Texas, there will be no summer vacation this year because they are still paying off the dent in their finances left by 2017's Hurricane Harvey....
23:42, 06/05/2019

Senate passes massive disaster aid package The Senate passed a long-awaited bipartisan disaster aid package on Thursday after reaching a last-minute deal with President Donald Trump. In an 85-8 vote, the Senate approved a multi-billion dollar disaster aid bill, which will assist states devast...
01:42, 05/24/2019

Lyft outlines its disaster response strategy Lyft just illustrated how it will respond in the middle of a crisis. The company has introduced a Disaster Relief Access Program that promises support for people in affected areas. In situations when the roads are safe, the ridesharing firm will ty...
05:14, 07/04/2019

TÜV SÜD pulls out of dam safety checks after Brazil disaster Germany's TÜV SÜD has pulled out of conducting safety assessments of dams after the collapse of a Brazilian dam it had vetted killed almost 250 people in January, the industrial inspection firm's chief executive told Reuters....
20:42, 08/19/2019

How emergency services and disaster recovery will benefit from 5G It isn’t just bored commuters and the lone, weeping engineer in charge of the UK rail network’s onboard WiFi who will benefit from the rollout of 5G, the next-generation mobile network. With more data, sent more quickly and for les...
20:28, 06/28/2019

Drunk yoga: fun night out or workout disaster? Yoga isn’t really my jam. My experience is limited to two Groupons’ worth of Bikram (too hot, too smelly), a weekly vinyasa flow during marathon training (too boring), and a couple of hip-hop yoga classes at Y7 (too crowded). But I do like wine...
01:42, 07/09/2019

Disaster deal very much in doubt as recess looms Any hope of a long-awaited deal on disaster funding began to slip away Wednesday evening as talks stalled just before both chambers plan to leave for the Memorial Day recess.Congressional negotiators remain stuck on a slew of immigration-related prov...
03:28, 05/23/2019

Brazil dam disaster victims still seeking justice On January 25, a dam operated by mining company Vale burst in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, killing 270 people. To this day, emergency services are still searching for human remains....
21:00, 07/25/2019

Medicaid Work Requirements Are a Disaster by Design The Medicaid work requirements that states have implemented since the Trump administration allowed them to are premised on a lie. Advocates claim the requirements are intended to motivate people to work, but this is clearly not true. The real intenti...
18:00, 07/10/2019

Ingraham: California a 'Democrat-induced disaster' Fox News' Laura Ingraham spoke directly to California Governor Gavin Newsom Wednesday criticizing his response to the homeless crisis after his state gave illegal immigrants Medicaid benefits....
08:28, 07/11/2019

De Blasio’s town hall was a ratings disaster for CNN Mayor Bill de Blasio made CNN’s ratings plummet almost as low as his poll numbers with his town hall event Sunday night. Just 376,000 viewers nationwide tuned in to see Hizzoner for the 7 p.m. event, according to Nielsen. Combined with Steve Bullock’...
16:00, 08/27/2019

Disaster official: At least 30 dead in Indonesia fire JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesia disaster official says at least 30 people were killed in a fire that swept through a house that doubled as a match factory in North Sumatra province. Irwan Syahri, from the local disaster mitigation agency in La...
11:56, 06/21/2019

For Second Time, One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Aid Representative Thomas Massie of Kentucky objected to a request on Tuesday to pass a $19.1 billion emergency relief package by unanimous consent, becoming the second House Republican to block final passage....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Use Of Force Against Iran Would Be "Disaster", Says Vladimir Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said any use of force by the US against Iran would lead to disaster as tensions escalate between Washington and Tehran....
22:14, 06/20/2019

Senators near deal on disaster aid with Trump ‘on board’ Top senators negotiating a disaster aid deal are closing in on a compromise that could get a Senate vote as early as next week to unlock more than $17 billion in assistance to ailing communities.Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) ...
21:42, 05/02/2019

Returning to Lac Mégantic, a Scene of Great Disaster As part of a series following up on disasters, The Times returned to Lac Mégantic, Quebec, where a train derailment killed 47 and recovery remains slow....
18:00, 07/19/2019

Hurricane Dorian: What does insurance cover after a disaster? How well will your homeowners or renters insurance hold up after a storm like Hurricane Dorian? The answer largely depends on the storm itself.       ...
01:14, 08/30/2019

Senate eyes next week for disaster aid vote The Senate is aiming for a vote next week on disaster aid, according to Senate aides.A vote on the multibillion-dollar aid package, which has yet to be finalized, would make good on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s calls for the chamber to pa...
14:28, 05/14/2019

UN: Onslaught in Syria may spark humanitarian disaster The U.N. humanitarian chief is urging the Security Council to take action to end the “bloody onslaught” in Syria’s Idlib province, the last opposition-held stronghold...
20:14, 07/30/2019

Artifacts from 1986 Challenger disaster up for auction Artifacts from the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger disaster are up for auction, including remains of the spacecraft that were given to the family of mission commander Dick Scobee following the tragic accident....
17:14, 08/26/2019

De Blasio’s town hall a ratings disaster for CNN Mayor de Blasio made CNN’s ratings plummet almost as low as his poll numbers with his town-hall event Sunday night. Just 376,000 viewers nationwide tuned in to see Hizzoner for the 7 p.m. event, according to Nielsen. Combined with Steve Bullock’s 6 p...
08:00, 08/27/2019

Elon Musk's New York Gigafactory Has Been A Disaster Elon Musk has overpromised and underdelivered, again, Ford is gearing up for the new Explorer, and Nissan is still dealing with executive turnover. All that and more await you in The Morning Shift for Monday, August 26, 2019....
05:14, 08/27/2019

Sainz's British GP qualifying lap "snowballed into a disaster" McLaren Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz Jr says his qualifying effort for the British Grand Prix "snowballed into a disaster" as he was consigned to 13th on the grid...
20:00, 07/13/2019

EU businesses warn no-deal Brexit would be disaster Britain's exit from the European Union without a divorce agreement would be a disaster and must be ruled out, Europe's biggest business organization said on Monday, as EU officials warn this worst-case scenario is increasingly likely....
06:56, 09/16/2019

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and frustrating lawmakers whose states were hit by devastating hurricanes, wildfires and flooding.Rep. T...
06:28, 05/29/2019

Republican lawmaker again blocks disaster aid bill A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday again blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least several more days until the full House of Representatives can vote on it next wee...
22:56, 05/30/2019

Republican lawmaker blocks U.S. disaster aid bill A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House of Representatives can vote on it next week....
23:28, 05/30/2019

U.S. disaster aid bill blocked again as Republican objects A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House of Representatives can vote on it next week....
23:42, 05/30/2019

Third House conservative blocks $19B disaster aid measure For the third time in a week, House conservatives blocked a $19.1 billion disaster aid package, chastising lawmakers for attempting to pass a major spending bill with a quick voice vote and without debate....
00:00, 05/31/2019

HBO's 'Chernobyl' gets mixed reviews from disaster's survivors Critics and viewers on both sides of the Atlantic have lined up to acclaim 'Chernobyl', a dramatization of events surrounding the world's worst nuclear accident - but the reactions of some of the survivors are less rose-tinted....
21:00, 06/19/2019

The Latest: House OKs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House vote on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 7 p.m. The House has given final approval to a long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill. That clears the way for the measure to be sent to Pres...
04:42, 06/04/2019

On fourth try, House passes $19.1B disaster aid package House lawmakers cleared a critical disaster aid package Monday, overruling a group of conservatives who had blocked unanimous consent of the measure after three attempts at passing it last week....
03:42, 06/04/2019

Yankees bashed by Red Sox as pitching disaster continues BOSTON — Larry Rothschild took one bullet and CC Sabathia another for a horrific starting rotation. In the wake of an eighth straight poor start that led to a 9-5 loss to the rampaging Red Sox on Saturday in front of a sold-out Fenway Park crowd of 3...
05:28, 07/28/2019

Being Drunk and Helmet-less Is a Recipe for E-Scooter Disaster The e-scooter craze has been convenient for some, annoying to others, and painful or even deadly to an unlucky few. A new study out Thursday seems to highlight some of the (perhaps obvious) common factors behind e-scooter accidents: being drunk or ot...
10:00, 08/30/2019

UN aid chief says ‘humanitarian disaster’ unfolding in Idlib The U.N. humanitarian chief declared Tuesday that “a humanitarian disaster” is unfolding in Syria’s last rebel-held territory where Bashar Assad’s forces have launched an offensive, ending a cease-fire negotiated by Turkey and Russia in September...
03:14, 06/19/2019

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multi-billion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers passed the $19.1 billion spending bill...
04:14, 06/04/2019

Disaster aid bill worth $19.1 billion blocked again in House The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday failed again to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump after a Republican lawmaker objected to the measure....
22:56, 05/28/2019

Trump campaign on Mueller’s testimony: 'A disaster for Democrats’ The Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee (RNC) called former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony on Wednesday a “disaster for Democrats.”...
23:42, 07/24/2019

NYT: Pilots in Boeing simulation had 40 seconds to avert disaster Flight simulations recreating the problems suspected to be responsible for the crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 plane last year gave pilots under 40 seconds to override a malfunctioning system, according to a report in the New York Times....
01:14, 04/29/2019

| 20 bodies recovered after California dive boat disaster Search operations for survivors of a scuba diving boat disaster off the California coast has been suspended after divers recovered 20 bodies and spotted another four to six trapped in underwater wreckage....
22:42, 09/03/2019

Twelfth body found after Budapest boat disaster Police said they had found the body of a twelfth South Korean tourist a week after a pleasure boat capsized and sank on the River Danube in Budapest, killing an estimated 28 people....
11:56, 06/05/2019

Kentucky Republican US Rep. Massie Blocks Disaster Aid In House WASHINGTON (AP) — A second conservative Republican on Tuesday blocked another attempt to pass a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill, delaying again a top priority for some of President Donald Trump’s most loyal allies on Capitol Hill. Rep. Tho...
01:42, 05/29/2019

Third House Republican blocks massive disaster aid package Conservative House Republicans succeeded again Thursday in their campaign to derail passage of a $19.1 billion disaster aid package.Rep. John Rose (R-Tenn.) objected to passing the bill by voice vote. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), who derailed the same...
06:56, 05/31/2019

Chip Roy inflames GOP colleagues with stand against disaster aid package Conservative freshman Rep. Chip Roy was at the airport heading back to Texas late last week when he heard that House GOP leaders had agreed to a voice vote on a $19 billion funding bill. So he called his wife, canceled his flight and headed back to t...
06:56, 05/31/2019

Down to his last ball, Tiger avoided disaster and still won the 2000 U.S. Open by 15 He won by 15 shots. It was mind-blowing then. The legend of it has only grown since. But there's a secret about that tournament even Tiger didn't know until months after history was made....
15:28, 06/11/2019

Iris Murdoch at 100: ‘Her books are full of passion and disaster’ Love, sadness, fear, lust, power ... Murdoch’s strange, radical novels seethe with emotion. On her centenary, they are inspiring a new generation of authorsDo Iris Murdoch’s novels still matter to people? Or, after the high-water mark of her Booker-w...
14:56, 07/13/2019

Two French Families Sue Boeing Over Ethiopian Airlines Disaster Two French families have filed lawsuits against US aircraft manufacturer Boeing over the crash of a 737 MAX of Ethiopian Airlines in March, lawyers said on Tuesday....
07:42, 05/22/2019

Joe Biden would be a disaster for climate change | Kate Aronoff The Democratic contender for president provided details of his climate plan and it was boils down to: business as usualLast year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) called for “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all as...
17:42, 05/13/2019

Nets’ Kevin Durant slip up is recipe for disaster The men who run the Nets have been on quite a streak the past few years, culminating in the game-changing (and, they hope, franchise-altering) recruitment of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to Brooklyn, a flourish that not only makes them among the lea...
11:42, 07/11/2019

One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns Developing countries must prepare now for profound impact, disaster representative saysClimate crisis disasters are happening at the rate of one a week, though most draw little international attention and work is urgently needed to prepare developing...
14:00, 07/07/2019

Fredo Jr. Headlined a Rally in Kentucky and It Was a Total Disaster Donald Trump Jr. headlined a rally in Kentucky and he could’ve given the exact same speech in his bathroom and it would’ve been better attended. The rally on Thursday afternoon for Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin was so bad that people wondered if it was co...
21:14, 08/30/2019

WWE’s Super ShowDown was a disaster and Undertaker-Goldberg was worse WWE ended up greatly insulting WrestleMania by billing Super ShowDown as its equivalent. The pay-per-view show from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia is up there with the worst the company has produced. Pushing it as being on par with a WrestleMania only made it ...
15:56, 06/08/2019

Disaster for Djokovic as defending champ retires injured "Novak Djokovic\u0027s U.S. Open title defence came unstuck on Sunday when a nagging shoulder injury forced the world number one to retire from his fourth-round match against Stan Wawrinka, prompting a chorus of boos from the crowd at Flushing Meadow...
12:14, 09/02/2019

Vale to pay $106.5 million to workers affected by Brazil dam disaster Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least 240 people....
01:28, 07/16/2019

Congress finally sends $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
06:00, 06/04/2019

Jimmy Garoppolo’s preseason debut was a complete disaster The only direction Jimmy Garoppolo can go is up. Making his preseason debut on Monday night against the Broncos, the 49ers quarterback posted a 0.0 passer rating after going 1-for-6 with zero yards and an interception. It was was Garoppolo’s fi...
17:14, 08/20/2019

Imminent Vale Dam Disaster Bears Down on Brazilian Town Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Brumadinho killed 270 people....
03:56, 05/23/2019

How the oil industry and Russia trivialize the Druzhba pipeline disaster The Russian government and European oil refineries have reported only sparsely and misleadingly about a big pipeline disaster that has sent customers scrambling for alternative supplies and led to refinery outages....
19:00, 06/03/2019

One brutal sentence captures what a disaster money in America has become Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images One brutal sentence embodies the bleak state of money in America. "The bottom half of Americans combined have a negative net worth," Ben Steverman wrote in a recent Bloomberg article. This comment is based on the research...
02:28, 05/24/2019

Russia to create its own Chernobyl series that blames CIA for disaster Russian TV is offering its own, patriotic, take on the 1986 Chernobyl disaster — one that features a heroic effort to thwart an American spy who has infiltrated the doomed nuke plant. The Russian spin comes in response to HBO’s well-received mi...
17:28, 06/07/2019

One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Relief Bill Once Again Representative Chip Roy, a freshman representative, objected to a procedural vote that would have allowed the House to give its unanimous approval to a disaster aid bill....
18:28, 05/24/2019

Dolphins put Josh Rosen in charge of their tanking disaster The Giants aren’t the only team making a change at quarterback. The Dolphins are making the swap to Josh Rosen this week, sending Ryan Fitzpatrick to the bench, according to multiple reports. The change under center comes after back-to-back blo...
00:28, 09/20/2019

Body found 100 km downstream after Hungary river disaster A body was pulled from the Danube more than 100 km downstream from Budapest, officials said on Monday, the first apparent victim recovered since the night of a boat crash presumed to have killed 28 people....
15:42, 06/03/2019

Brazilian mining company to pay out £86m for disaster that killed almost 300 people Vale also agreed to pay £150,000 to close relatives of those killed when a dam collapsed at its iron ore mine in BrumadinhoThe Brazilian mining giant Vale has agreed to pay out £86m [$107m] in collective moral damages and £150,000 [$186,000] to each ...
22:56, 07/16/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill over Trump opposition The House has passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases....
19:00, 05/10/2019

Only one movie in history has been both an unmitigated disaster and a runaway smash It’s one of the oldest stories in Hollywood. A grand, ambitious movie production descends into chaos. The budget balloons. The script is hastily rewritten. The stars or directors or producers start acting like petty tyrants. Maybe a storm destroys a ...
16:00, 05/31/2019

House approves $17.2B disaster aid bill for Puerto Rico The House on Friday passed a $17.2 billion disaster relief bill to help rebuild in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, over objections from President Donald Trump....
21:42, 05/10/2019

Hurricane Dorian: The tech you need at hand when disaster strikes Your smartphone can be your lifeline – with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.       ...
04:56, 08/30/2019

Congress Gives Final Approval to Long-Delayed Disaster Aid An emergency relief package, stymied for months, will finally go to President Trump. It allocates billions of dollars in relief for hurricanes, fires and floods....
08:42, 06/04/2019

Players’ Weekend disaster shows MLB’s continuing foolishness In the 1934 movie “You’re Telling Me!” W.C. Fields says he “bought a wonderful club in Toronto,” then tells his caddie, “Give me the Canadian Club.” By the time MLB’s “Players’ Weekend” ended, no elixir was strong enough to clear or further dull the ...
06:56, 08/30/2019

NDP vows to boost natural disaster mitigation fund by $2.5B During a campaign stop today in Gatineau, Que., NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh pledged to add $2.5 billion to the federal government's disaster mitigation fund....
22:56, 09/22/2019

McConnell promises disaster aid vote as negotiations narrow Congress is close to unlocking billions of dollars in disaster relief for ailing communities, if only negotiators can get beyond demands from three of the most powerful men in Washington. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell committed Tuesday after...
23:14, 05/14/2019

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, but without the extra funds to address a migrant surge at the border that President Donald Trump had requested....
00:00, 05/24/2019

Vaping’s other problem: are e-cigarettes creating a recycling disaster? An estimated 55 million adults will be vaping by 2021, creating millions of devices that will be disposed of improperlyVaping has been declared a serious health epidemic, but it could also create a massive recycling disaster, according to researchers...
08:56, 08/27/2019

The Europa League Final Is Going To Be A Lowly Attended Disaster The Europa League final is the debacle that keeps on giving. After Arsenal confirmed that midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan would not be playing the final in Baku, Azerbaijan due to his Armenian heritage, reports are coming out that the stadium might be ...
01:14, 05/24/2019