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Facebook's Libra seeks payment system license from Swiss FINMA

The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking a payment system license under Swiss financial watchdog FINMA, it said on Wednesday, spelling out in more detail how it hopes to be regulated....

Facebook's Libra seeks payment system license from Swiss FINMA

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CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-Facebook's Libra seeks payment system licence from Swiss FINMA The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking a payment system licence under Swiss financial watchdog FINMA, it said on Wednesday, spellin...
2019-09-11, 10:00

UPDATE 1-Facebook's Libra seeks Swiss payment system licence Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking a Swiss payment system licence, financial watchdog FINMA said on Wednesday, noting the breadth of ...
2019-09-11, 10:00

RBI Allows Payment Of All Recurring Bills Via Bharat Bill Payment System As per BBPS website, the facility would be expanded to include other types of repetitive payments like insurance premium, mutual funds, school fees, ...
2019-09-16, 20:00

Swiss indict 4 over payment linked to German 2006 World Cup Swiss prosecutors have charged former members of the German soccer federation (DFB) and a former FIFA official with fraud over the true purpose of a ...
2019-08-06, 18:32

Swiss indict former German soccer officials over World Cup payment Swiss federal prosecutors have filed fraud charges against three former senior German soccer officials over a suspect payment linked to the 2006 Worl...
2019-08-06, 15:32

MTA’s new ‘tap-and-go’ payment system rolls out The MTA rolled out its new “tap-and-go” fare payment system at more than a dozen stations in Manhattan and Brooklyn on Friday — but the new tec...
2019-06-01, 01:16

Facebook's Libra Is a License to Print Money A bunch of big companies have agreed to pony up $10 million each to take part, and it is easy to see why: On some reasonable-sounding assumptions abo...
2019-06-23, 14:00

MTA will soon begin testing new swipe-free payment system Select New Yorkers will soon bid farewell to the dreaded “please swipe again” message on their morning commutes. Starting Friday, the test phase of t...
2019-05-30, 11:32

Polish payment system Blik to be available on Netflix, Uber: PPS CEO Netflix, Uber and other companies will soon accept payments using Poland's Blik, said the chief executive of Polish Payment Standard (PPS), the compa...
2019-06-28, 20:16

Amazon tests Whole Foods payment system that uses hands as ID Forget the titanium Apple Card — Amazon’s latest payment method uses flesh and blood. The e-tailing giant’s engineers are quietly testing scanners th...
2019-09-04, 10:32

Swiss welcome scrutiny in handling Libra cyrptocurrency: watchdog Switzerland welcomes international scrutiny of the way it oversees the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project and is ready to work with other coun...
2019-09-12, 14:00

Swiss welcome scrutiny in handling Libra cyrptocurrency - watchdog Switzerland welcomes international scrutiny of the way it oversees the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project and is ready to work with other coun...
2019-09-12, 11:00

Facebook Says Libra Cryptocurrency to Be Regulated by Swiss Authorities Facebook said its Libra cryptocurrency will be regulated by Switzerland’s financial watchdog, adding the digital money would never compete with natio...
2019-07-15, 19:16

The group overseeing Facebook's libra is applying for a payments license in Switzerland The Libra Association, the organization in charge of overseeing Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency, said Wednesday it will apply for a payments ...
2019-09-11, 12:32

Rap Music Ditches Dollars for the Cash App Mobile Payment System For decades, rappers have made hard currency a big part of rap music and videos. Now the artists are name-checking a mobile-payments method; ‘Hit me ...
2019-08-09, 16:32

Amazon may launch a hand recognition payment system for Whole Foods Time may come when you can walk out of a Whole Foods store without having to pay cash or to swipe your card -- that is, if you're willing to giv...
2019-09-04, 14:32

A blockchain payment system can empower refugees – if they participate in its design In Lebanon, around 350,000 Syrian refugees don’t have access to enough safe and nutritious food. To stem the crisis, the World Food Programme (WFP) o...
2019-07-01, 14:16

Swiss watchdog expects details on Facebook's Libra by end of month Switzerland's privacy watchdog expects to receive details on Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency by the end of this month, a spokeswoman for the agency s...
2019-08-20, 18:16

Swiss-based Libra will have to meet tough U.S. standards-U.S. Treasury The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project must meet the highest standards for combating money laundering and terrorism financing if it is to get ...
2019-09-10, 22:32

Swiss-based Libra will have to meet tough U.S. standards: U.S. Treasury The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project must meet the highest standards for combating money laundering and terrorism financing if it is to get ...
2019-09-10, 18:32

Swiss National Bank in close contact with authorities on Libra Switzerland's central bank is in close contact with relevant authorities over Facebook's Geneva-based Libra cyptocurrency project, Swiss National Ban...
2019-08-27, 17:16

Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency Plan Details Still Awaited by Swiss Watchdog Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project has not responded to an information request by Switzerland's data privacy watchdog, the authority said on Tue...
2019-07-24, 09:00

Swiss group that's supposed to oversee privacy for Libra says it hasn't heard from Facebook at all The Swiss data protection agency said Tuesday it has not been contacted by Facebook about overseeing privacy protections for the Libra cryptocurrency...
2019-07-16, 20:48

Accident that Killed 7 Motorcyclists Exposed Flaw in License System A truck driver charged in a fatal wreck along a New Hampshire highway should have been disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle, offici...
2019-07-02, 06:48

Councilman seeks change to hookah bar liquor license rule LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska city councilman says an ordinance that forces the Muslim owners of a new hookah lounge to serve alcohol in violation ...
2019-06-13, 19:32

UK's data watchdog seeks more clarity from Facebook over Libra Britain's data protection watchdog said on Monday that it had joined with its counterparts from around the world in calling for more openness about F...
2019-08-06, 05:49

Philadelphia bar seeks payment from St. Louis Blues' 'Play Gloria' craze during Stanley Cup run The Philadelphia bar that inspired the Blues' "Gloria" fad is seeking money from the items that were sold inside and outside of Enterprise Cente...
2019-07-16, 18:48

Huawei seeks trademark for Hongmeng operating system in Peru Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has asked Peruvian authorities to trademark its "Hongmeng" operating system, a sign it may be deplo...
2019-06-12, 21:48

EU-Swiss trading dispute has Brexit implications, says Swiss stock exchange boss A stock exchange dispute between Switzerland and the European Union could be a sign of things to come for the U.K., according to the CEO of Switzerla...
2019-09-09, 18:00

Beware 'Same as Cash' Payment Offers If you spend any amount of time listening to the radio in your car, you’ve probably heard a few “six months same as cash” ads. If you’re not in the m...
2019-07-03, 19:32

In Indonesia, Trash As Payment For Tickets On 'Plastic Bus' Dozens of people clutching bags full of plastic bottles and disposable cups queue at a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian city of Surabaya -- where ...
2019-08-09, 09:00

New code will protect payment fraud victims Consumers that have been tricked into transferring money to fraudsters could be entitled to reimbursement thanks to a new voluntary industry code tha...
2019-05-29, 00:16

Don't have a down payment for a house? Banks might have a deal for you About 69% of prospective home buyers say the big barrier to buying is saving enough for a down payment and costs, says a new Bank of America survey. ...
2019-09-06, 12:32

AT&T is the first major US carrier to offer a new method of payment AT&T has just announced that all customers accessing some of its services can now pay for them using cryptocurrency. The new option is available thro...
2019-05-24, 08:32

Weird AHL app notifications include request for $6,000 payment Of all the ways for Stewart Zimmel to gain some notoriety, this probably wasn’t one he saw coming. Zimmel is the COO of a company called Hockey...
2019-07-11, 01:16

IT glitches 'stopped seven million payment card users' More than seven million people were left unable to use their payment cards due to IT hitches in the past year, according to estimates by consumer gro...
2019-06-12, 19:16

Electric chargers should offer card payment by 2020 Government says new rapid charge points should allow contactless credit or debit card payment All new public charging points should offer contactles...
2019-07-15, 18:48

SBI To Remove Immediate Payment Service Charges From August 1: 10 Points State Bank of India or SBI, the largest commercial bank in the country, has decided to do away with IMPS (Immediate Payment Service) charges for its ...
2019-07-13, 20:16

Chrome now syncs saved payment options across devices Google announced that it'll allow signed-in Chrome users to use payment methods previously saved to their Google Account to fill in checkout forms. n...
2019-07-03, 10:32

Electric car chargepoints to accept contactless payment next year News 15 Jul, 2019 Government “prepared to intervene” to force contactless payments on public chargers; Chargemaster announces contactle...
2019-07-15, 19:00

China's Mobile-Payment Giants Come Under Fire in Nepal The Himalayan nation dealt a blow to Chinese payment platforms that have been aggressively expanding abroad, restricting them after finding that some...
2019-05-22, 20:16

UK’s Johnson threatens to withhold $50 billion Brexit payment Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister, said he would withhold a previously agreed 39 billion p...
2019-06-09, 03:00

Raytheon get $27.4M payment for work on Navy's AMDR program Raytheon Co. was awarded a $27.3 million contract modification for work completed in 2018 at the Pacific Missile Range Facility on the Air and Missil...
2019-07-22, 19:00

Raytheon get $27.3M payment for work on Navy's AMDR program Raytheon Co. was awarded a $27.3 million contract modification for work completed in 2018 at the Pacific Missile Range Facility on the Air and Missil...
2019-07-22, 20:16

Google Play Store Officially Gets UPI as a Payment Option Google on Thursday officially announced the addition of Unified Payments Interface (UPI) as a new payment option on the Google Play Store for its use...
2019-09-07, 00:32

Revolt Electric Bikes Payment Plan Explained Revolt Intellicorp launched the RV 300 and the RV 400 in India recently. Apart from the product, the two electric motorcycles have a rather interesti...
2019-09-04, 14:32

Bankrupt Philadelphia refinery to get $50 million insurance payment: documents Insurers of a fire-damaged Philadelphia refinery have indicated they would make a $50 million initial advance payment in connection with a June blaze...
2019-09-13, 22:00

Government rebukes FTSE giants for late supplier payment A list of leading FTSE companies that include BAE Systems, BT and British Gas owner Centrica have been suspended from the government's Prompt Payment...
2019-07-17, 22:32

Singapore eases access to legal help to drive payment services Monetary Authority of Singapore streamlines access to legal help specialised in payment services, so new operators in the sector can ensure complianc...
2019-09-06, 09:32

Trump directly involved in talks that led to Stormy Daniels payment, FBI says Court filing says Trump and Hope Hicks spoke to Michael Cohen often as Daniels in 2016 threatened to go public with story of affairDonald Trump and h...
2019-07-19, 01:00

Fuel Supply To Air India Stopped At 6 Airports Over Non-Payment Of Dues Oil marketing companies (OMCs) on Thursday afternoon stopped the supply of fuel to Air India at six airports due to non-payment of dues, said a senio...
2019-08-23, 11:16

World Cup-winning NZ netballers rewarded with unprecedented payment after outcry Public campaign nets Silver Ferns $25,000 eachSponsors contribute towards bonus fund for playersA public outcry has helped the Silver Ferns receive a...
2019-07-25, 09:16

RBI Board May Discuss Dividend Payment To Government On Monday: Report The RBI follows July-June financial year and the dividend is usually distributed in August after annual accounts are finalised. For FY20, the governm...
2019-08-25, 14:16

Smile-to-pay: Chinese shoppers turn to facial payment technology New technology is rolling out across the country, despite concerns over privacyChina’s shoppers are increasingly purchasing goods with just a turn of...
2019-09-04, 08:32

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria players' strike averted after payment The threat of another pay row by Nigeria players at the Nations Cup is averted after the country's football federation pays outstanding bonuses and a...
2019-06-29, 15:32

Boris Johnson threatens to withhold Brexit divorce payment The UK owes tens of billions of euros when it leaves the EU but Boris Johnson — the current front-runner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister — w...
2019-06-09, 05:16

Abraaj founder released from custody after $19 million bail payment Arif Naqvi, the Pakistani founder of collapsed private equity firm Abraaj Group, has been released from custody after meeting bail conditions includi...
2019-05-29, 20:16

DoorDash updates it payment model, but workers still miss out on tips DoorDash aims to be a more ethical food delivery company -- it's already put a focus on sustainability and had delivered voter registration kits...
2019-06-28, 12:48

Amazon rolls out a cash payment option for online orders in the US Amazon is bringing its cash payment option for Amazon.com orders to the US. If you'd like to pay with physical money, you can select the PayCode...
2019-09-18, 18:00

Hy-Vee investigating if customer payment data was exposed at fuel pumps, other locations Hy-Vee is investigating possible security issues with payment processing systems at fuel pumps, drive-thru coffee shops and store-owned Wahlburgers. ...
2019-08-15, 08:00

Bankrupt Philadelphia refinery expects $50 million advanced insurance payment Insurers of a fire-damaged Philadelphia refinery have indicated they would make a $50 million initial advance payment in connection with a June blaze...
2019-09-14, 01:00

Late Payment Charges For Post Office Recurring Deposit, Other Rules Here RD Late Payment fees: If in any RD account, there is monthly default amount, the depositor has to first pay the defaulted monthly deposit with defaul...
2019-07-11, 03:16

Documents on Trump ex-lawyer's porn star hush payment released Nearly 900 pages of documents regarding hush-money payments by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to a porn actress and a Playboy mo...
2019-07-18, 18:16

India's Payment Apps Race To Catch Up With China In Squeezing Out Cash In India, digital payments have climbed more than five times since 2015 to 22.4 transactions per person in the year ended March, Reserve Bank of Indi...
2019-08-16, 15:00

Brazil's Petrobras eyes transfer-of-rights addendum that opens up $9 bln payment Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras said on Tuesday its board of directors approved an addendum to a transfer-of-rights oil contract that will s...
2019-05-21, 15:48

3 years later, Visa’s blockchain-powered payment network finally goes live Visa’s blockchain-powered B2B payments product has finally gone live after almost three years in the making. First made public in October 2016, the V...
2019-06-12, 15:32

Apple appeals record €13 billion tax payment demanded by European Commission Tech giant Apple is appealing a 2016 EU ruling requiring that it pays a record €13 billion in back taxes in Ireland. Apple says the ruling "defies co...
2019-09-17, 19:32

Documents on Trump ex-lawyer's porn star hush payment to be released Documents regarding hush-money payments by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to a porn star and a Playboy model who said they had s...
2019-07-18, 12:32

New study shows credit and debit cards are the dirtiest payment methods A new study from LendEDU.com showed debit and credit cards were dirtier on average than cash or coins. Buzz60's Sean Dowling has more.  &#...
2019-05-24, 03:32

Nigeria's state oil firm to change payment structure for joint ventures Nigeria's NNPC said on Thursday it was planning to change the way energy joint ventures paid operating costs to help ensure smooth financing for proj...
2019-07-04, 21:32

Revolt RV 400 Electric Motorcycle Launched; Payment Plans Start At Rs. 2999 The Revolt RV 300 and the RV 400 electric motorcycles have been launched in India and the offerings are available with a per month payment plan start...
2019-08-29, 01:48

The Payment Industry Ecosystem: The trend towards digital payments and key players moving markets Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here...
2019-06-05, 22:00

Otto Warmbier’s parents want seized North Korean ship as lawsuit payment The parents of Otto Warmbier have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship, seeking to collect on a multimillion-dollar judgment awarded in...
2019-07-08, 00:00

Google supercharges its mobile payment app in India with WeChat-style mini apps Google is officially embracing the super-app strategy popularized by WeChat and Go-Jek, with its Google Pay app in India. The internet giant is launc...
2019-09-19, 16:32

Documents detail Trump team's efforts to arrange payment to porn star Documents released by a judge's order on Thursday detailed a flurry of communications involving Donald Trump, his campaign team, personal lawyer Mich...
2019-07-18, 19:32

Manhattan DA subpoenas Trump Organization for documents related to Stormy Daniels payment Manhattan prosecutors have subpoenaed the Trump Organization was subpoenaed for documents related to a $130,000 to former adult film star Stormy Dani...
2019-08-02, 07:32

Glen Assoun to receive initial compensation payment for wrongful murder conviction Nova Scotia Justice Minister Mark Furey said Thursday the agreement for an undisclosed amount of financial help for Glen Assoun has been finalized an...
2019-09-13, 18:32

Arvind Kejriwal Announces Waiver Of Late-Payment Charges On Water Bill Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today announced 100 per cent waiver of late-payment charges on water bill till November 30. He said people who h...
2019-08-27, 12:48

India Post Payments Bank Rolls Out Aadhaar Enabled Payment Services With AePS services, a person with a bank account linked to Aadhaar can perform banking services irrespective of the bank they hold their account with...
2019-09-10, 12:00

Seattle man builds fence around illegally parked car-share vehicle on property; demands payment A Seattle property owner upset about a car-share vehicle parked illegally on the parking lot f his duplex erected a barricade around it and is demand...
2019-05-31, 03:32

City Hall finally tackles late payment epidemic that slowed homeless fight City Hall is finally fixing a dysfunctional contracting system that left the nonprofits that provide housing, counseling and aid for New York’s needi...
2019-08-08, 02:00

RPT-Indian central bank to review data storage rules for payment firms-govt India's central bank will look into concerns about data storage rules that have been raised by companies, a government statement said on Tuesday, mon...
2019-06-18, 10:16

Exclusive: Grab in talks to merge Indonesian payment firms to overtake Gojek - sources SoftBank-backed ride hailer Grab is in talks to merge OVO, an Indonesian digital payments firm in which it owns shares, with an Ant Financial-backed ...
2019-09-11, 19:32

Soon Your Phone Will Be Your Driver's License, MetroCard and More After testing phone-based MTA transit cards in New York City and mobile driver’s licenses in Delaware, our columnist says it won’t be long until phys...
2019-06-28, 01:48

Exclusive: T. Rowe Price held talks with Guaido team on Venezuela PDVSA 2020 payment T. Rowe Price has held informal talks with advisors of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido about financing a $913 million payment on state oil f...
2019-08-29, 19:48

Commentary: Novartis CEO: Gene therapy offers hope of cures in a treatment, but US needs new pricing, payment model The current global health system treats chronic diseases with a pay-as-you-go model, spreading costs over months and years. It's unprepared to p...
2019-05-21, 18:32

Man says license suspended due to case of stolen identity TUCSON — A Tucson man said his license was suspended after a driver involved in a car accident falsely claimed to be him. Jorge Hernandez recei...
2019-08-13, 16:00

New Yorkers pick new license plate design New York’s new license plates won’t honor late Gov. Mario Cuomo after all. A proposed plate design featuring the new Tappan Zee Bridge — ...
2019-09-07, 03:00

Judge: Woodstock music festival can license its name to pot A judge says the owners of the Woodstock music festival name can license it to create a marijuana brand marking the 50th anniversary of the famed gat...
2019-07-31, 20:16

No license, no problem: Celebrities who don't drive While driving seems like a typical activity for most, celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Cardi B and Ed Sheeran don't get behind the wheel.  ...
2019-08-01, 21:32

InterDigital expects to be able to license 5G tech to Huawei, despite U.S. ban InterDigital Wireless Inc said on Monday that it can license its 5G network technology to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd despite the threat of a U.S. ban...
2019-05-21, 19:00

AZ Free Fishing Day on Saturday, no license required TUCSON – Are you up for some family time and relaxing outdoor recreation? If so, grab the fishing pole and some bait. Arizona Game and Fish Departmen...
2019-05-30, 05:48

Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic May Lose Its License This Week The last abortion provider in Missouri may lose its license this week, functionally leaving women in the state without access to safe abortions&mdash...
2019-05-29, 02:48

Make Sure Your Driver's License Can Get You Through Airport Security in 2020 The REAL ID act is scheduled to fully go into effect until October 1, 2020. That means that, depending on the state you live in, next year your drive...
2019-07-17, 23:48

Ericsson signs license agreement with Intellectual Ventures Ericsson expects a negative impact on operating income in segment Networks in the current quarter after it reached an agreement to end all patent inf...
2019-06-10, 12:16

The Latest: Judge considering abortion clinic license case ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on an effort by the only abortion clinic in Missouri to retain its license (all times local): 11:55 a.m. A St. Louis judg...
2019-05-30, 19:48

Report: US expected to give Huawei another 90-day export license Enlarge (credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Back in May, the US government placed an export ban on Huawei barring US companies (and companies using...
2019-08-18, 04:00

Judge considering Missouri abortion clinic license case A hearing is scheduled in a St. Louis court Thursday on an effort by the only abortion clinic in Missouri to retain its license after the state raise...
2019-05-30, 23:48

Softbank's Arm Holdings eases upfront license costs Arm Holdings, the British chip technology firm whose designs underlie mobile phone chips, is changing its licensing model to pursue a bigger customer...
2019-07-16, 16:16

The Latest: Missouri governor addresses abortion license JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on efforts of a St. Louis abortion clinic to retain its license (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Missouri Gov. Mike...
2019-05-29, 21:32

"Son's Future Bleak": Uttarakhand BJP Lawmaker After Gun License Revoked An Uttarakhand BJP lawmaker, captured on video holding weapons on his hands and mouth while dancing to a Bollywood song, had his gun licenses revoked...
2019-07-13, 17:16

Bail-reform poster boy busted for driving without license again A teenage poster boy for bail reform who once spent more than a year on Rikers Island just landed back in a familiar place — the jail. Over the...
2019-06-10, 03:00

Speech-impaired driver won’t lose license after DMV review A speech-impaired Long Island driver who faced losing his license after a traffic cop grilled him about his disability has won his fight to stay on t...
2019-07-21, 03:48

New Yorkers get a chance to weigh in on new state license plate New Yorkers have a chance to chime in on the state’s next official license plate design, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday. Among the poten...
2019-08-19, 22:16

Lyft driver runs out of gas, gets busted with 17 license suspensions A Lyft driver, who ran out of gas in Suffolk County, was busted for driving with 17 license suspensions, according to cops. Leith Crossen, 57, of Che...
2019-06-10, 03:00

CBOE GRANTS LICENSE FOR VOLATILITY INDEXES TO CME GROUP CHICAGO, March 5, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that it has entered into a license agreement with CME Group that e...
2019-05-23, 05:16

Cuomo: GOP will hammer us for illegal immigrants driver’s license law ALBANY — Republicans will try hammer fellow Democratic lawmakers on the ballot in 2020 for approving a controversial law to provide driver̵...
2019-06-21, 23:48

GOP leaders rip Cuomo’s license plate replacement program Republican leaders ripped Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new license plate replacement program for taking motorists for a ride and steering them to choose the M...
2019-08-21, 07:16

Fujifilm’s new surveillance camera can read license plates from 1km away Fujifilm has announced a new long-range surveillance camera that can spot vehicles’ licence plates from a kilometer away. To accomplish this, the so-...
2019-07-24, 02:32

Netflix applies for license under new Turkish broadcasting rules U.S. online streaming service Netflix has applied for a license to continue operating in Turkey under new online broadcasting rules, the head of the...
2019-09-03, 15:00

Judge weighing Missouri abortion clinic’s license ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis judge is weighing whether to grant an order allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to remain open, a day after a...
2019-05-31, 17:48

After blacklisting, US receives more than 130 license requests to sell to Huawei The U.S. Commerce Department has received more than 130 applications from companies for licenses to sell U.S. goods to China's Huawei Technologi...
2019-08-28, 08:48

Judge weighing Missouri abortion clinic's license A St. Louis judge is weighing whether to grant an order allowing Missouri's only abortion clinic to remain open, a day after abortion-rights proteste...
2019-05-31, 19:00

Judge: Qualcomm violated U.S. antitrust law with license deals A judge has ruled against chip maker Qualcomm in a federal antitrust suit, saying the firm illegally charged artificially high prices to license its ...
2019-05-22, 21:48

North Carolina sheriff won’t stop school-day license checks GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The new sheriff in one of North Carolina’s most populated counties says he won’t quit doing traffic stops even th...
2019-05-22, 13:48

Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC, May Lose Its Liquor License For ethics committees and folks that care about collusion, the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., just a stone’s throw from the White Hou...
2019-06-14, 21:01

Lyft adds in-app 911 and prominent license plates to its safety tools Lyft is joining Uber in responding to the death of a college student with improved safety features. To begin with, it's adding an Uber-style op...
2019-05-21, 21:16

Hackers steal traveler photos and license plates from US Customs If you were wondering why it can be risky for governments to collect traveler images en masse on connected systems... well, here's why. US Cust...
2019-06-11, 04:48

Trump administration split on renewing Chevron's Venezuela license The Trump administration is split over whether to renew a license this week for energy company Chevron Corp's operations in Venezuela, with Secretar...
2019-07-24, 03:32

Country star Dierks Bentley cited for fishing without a license An embarrassed country music star Dierks Bentley tweeted a video on Labor Day showing the singer getting cited by a Colorado Parks and Wildlife offic...
2019-09-03, 08:00

Report: United States will give Huawei another 90-day export license Enlarge (credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Update Monday, August 19, 2:15pm: As expected, the US Department of Commerce made the extension officia...
2019-08-19, 21:48

Qualcomm says it's waiting to hear from the US on its license to sell technology to Huawei Qualcomm has applied for licenses to continue selling its technology to Chinese tech giant Huawei, which has been placed on a U.S. entity list blocki...
2019-09-06, 13:00

Missouri rejects abortion clinic’s license renewal Missouri’s only abortion clinic loses its license to perform the procedure, though it remains open at least temporarily under a judge’s o...
2019-06-22, 01:32

Judge reverses Missouri trooper’s loss of officer license JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A judge has reversed the revocation of the peace officer license of a Missouri highway patrolman who was driving a boat wh...
2019-05-22, 16:48

Missouri rejects Planned Parenthood's license renewal Missouri’s only abortion clinic loses its license to perform the procedure, though it remains open at least temporarily under a judge’s o...
2019-06-23, 01:16

The Company That Makes the U.S. Border's License Plate Scanners Has Been Hacked Perceptics, the firm that bills itself as “the sole provider of stationary LPRs” (license plate readers) at border crossing lanes for privately owned...
2019-05-25, 01:16

Norway sets Aug 27 deadline for oil firms to apply for APA license stakes Norway has asked oil firms to apply for exploration blocks in its so-called mature areas licensing round by Aug. 27, with up to 90 blocks on offer, t...
2019-05-29, 12:00

IHA8VGS? This is how Nevada decides whether your vanity license plate is too dirty What's the dirtiest thing you can spell with seven letters and numbers? Chances are a team of people at the Nevada DMV has already anticipated i...
2019-05-22, 18:48

Cuomo admin. softens stance on $25 license plate replacement Amid an intense public backlash, the Cuomo administration softened its stance Thursday on requiring motorists to cough up $25 to replace old license ...
2019-08-30, 08:48

After blacklisting, U.S. receives 130-plus license requests to sell to Huawei: sources The U.S. Commerce Department has received more than 130 applications from companies for licenses to sell U.S. goods to China's Huawei Technologies Co...
2019-08-28, 03:48

Elon Musk: Next-gen Roadster will have thrusters hidden behind the license plate While Tesla has a few intriguing vehicles in the pipeline — from the Model Y to a rumored pickup truck — the company’s next-gen Roa...
2019-07-16, 05:16

Kentucky driver’s license pilot program to start June 28 FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky transportation officials say they will begin issuing new driver’s licenses this month that are designed to compl...
2019-06-19, 12:00

UPDATE 1-NY 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 sa...
2019-08-16, 20:32

Facebook Makes Offer to News Outlets to License Content Facebook is offering news outlets millions of dollars for the rights to put their content in a news section that the company hopes to launch later th...
2019-08-08, 23:32

Apple sues company that sells “perfect replicas” of iOS without a license Enlarge / An image from Apple's lawsuit shows a real iPhone X and Corellium's service running a virtual iPhone X. (credit: Apple) Apple yesterday s...
2019-08-16, 22:32

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 sa...
2019-08-17, 00:32

Huawei boss is willing to license 5G tech to ease spying fears Huawei's CEO Ren Zhengfei said the company is willing to help boost a western rival in the global 5G race as a way to ease tensions with the Wes...
2019-09-13, 02:32

Upstate pol wants public hearings on Cuomo’s $25 license plate proposal ALBANY — State lawmakers must hold public hearings on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new $25 license plate proposal, according to an upstate Republican wh...
2019-08-30, 08:48

This Swiss river is clear enough to see 30 feet below Tucked away in Ticino, Switzerland, Valle Verzasca is known for its debris-free, crystal clear water. Swimmers can clearly see the bottom of the riv...
2019-08-01, 03:16

Swiss men have some of the worst sperm in Europe Swiss men have among the worst quality sperm in Europe, a study shows. One in six have a concentration below 15 million per milliliter of semen, the ...
2019-05-24, 06:48

More than 40 Swiss military staff hit with vomiting bug Four critical after members of academy in central Switzerland suddenly suffer acute gastrointestinal problems More than 40 military staff and recruit...
2019-07-05, 10:48

Swiss gov't OKs regulatory approach for big banks The Swiss government does not see any need for fundamental changes in the way big banks including UBS Group and Credit Suisse are regulated, it said ...
2019-07-03, 11:16

Swiss women go on strike over inequality Switzerland is one of the lowest-ranked countries in the West in terms of wage equality. Public workers in Zürich have disputed that supporting the s...
2019-06-14, 17:32

Robert Nkemdiche arrested on suspicion of speeding, driving on a suspended license Robert Nkemdiche was arrested in Scottsdale, Arizona two weeks ago on suspicion of speeding and driving on a suspended license.    &#...
2019-06-20, 04:48

Qualcomm and LG make patent license deal, but 5G market impact is unclear The U.S. mobile chipmaker has reached a deal with one of its key customers to continue supplying smartphones, but the broader impact on 5G chips is u...
2019-08-20, 19:16

Missouri's lone abortion clinic loses license to perform procedure Planned Parenthood in Missouri, the only abortion clinic in the state, lost its license on Friday to perform the procedure, but a federal judge has o...
2019-06-22, 07:16

Vadodara Man Sticks Driving License, Insurance On Helmet To Avoid Fines A man in Gujarat has figured out a way of staying one step ahead of cops as tighter road traffic regulations and heavier penalties kicked in this mon...
2019-09-11, 05:32

Billions of license plate scans are part of a private surveillance database The US government might have reconsidered its plans for license plate recognition, but companies haven't -- and they've raised serious priv...
2019-09-17, 21:00

Missouri won't renew abortion clinic's license, but judge blocks immediate closure Missouri health officials refused to renew the license of the state's only abortion clinic on Friday, but the clinic will remain open for now as a ju...
2019-06-21, 18:16

Andrew Cuomo scraps plan to charge New Yorkers for new license plates Gov. Andrew Cuomo reversed his plan to make New York car owners pay $25 to replace their license plates once they are at least 10 years old, his offi...
2019-09-17, 20:00

Denied a license, Missouri's only abortion clinic awaits judge's ruling Missouri health officials on Friday refused to renew the license of the state's only abortion clinic, but the facility will remain open for now as a ...
2019-06-21, 19:00

Myanmar doctor loses medical license over ‘racy’ bikini photos A Myanmar doctor who wanted to become a model has had her medical license revoked for sharing “immoral” bikini photos. After several year...
2019-06-19, 20:16

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 res...
2019-06-30, 14:32

Chinese publisher loses license over game that mocked President Xi Jinping Comparing Chinese President Xi Jinping to Winnie the Pooh may be amusing to some, but the Chinese government isn't laughing. Officials have now ...
2019-07-04, 12:32

Trump agrees to prompt responses to license requests for Huawei sales President Donald Trump agreed at a meeting with the heads of top technology companies like Google on Monday to make "timely" decisions on requests by...
2019-07-23, 02:48

SI garbage kingpin who allegedly helped cover up murder still has city license A Staten Island garbage-hauling kingpin was charged with using dumpsters and a waste-transfer station to help hide a murder — yet he still has his ci...
2019-05-30, 08:48

New Hampshire Recalls Mom's License Plate After It Took 15 Years To Figure Out Joke About Urine First, let me address the New Hampshire Department of Motor Vehicles directly: you people suck. Deeply. Let this mom just have her sweetly silly mom-...
2019-08-29, 00:16

Utah ax-throwing venue adds pool tables, gets beer license SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City ax-throwing business has been granted a license to sell beer after adding pool and billiard tables to the venu...
2019-05-29, 21:32

Missouri’s last abortion clinic may close after state threatens not to renew license Missouri's only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license, Planned Parenthood ...
2019-05-29, 00:16

Doctor who performed brain studies for sex cult Nxivm loses his license The doctor who performed controversial brain studies for the sex cult Nxivm had his license revoked by the New York State Health Department, a report...
2019-08-23, 09:48

Badly-made fake license plate leads to arrest in California MOORPARK, Calif. (AP) — A big-rig truck driver has been arrested after authorities spotted a phony license plate on his rig. How could they tell? Wel...
2019-06-12, 16:16

Federer subdues Wawrinka in Swiss classic Roger Federer came through his first serious test on his return to the French Open as he subdued some fierce Stan Wawrinka resistance to reach the Fr...
2019-06-05, 00:00

Why Swiss Spat With EU Could Spill Into Stock Markets  Strained relations between Switzerland and the European Union are threatening to affect trading in Swiss stocks. The two sides are at odds over a pol...
2019-06-20, 17:32

Swiss women strike to demand equal pay Planned events include giant picnics and pram marches, culminating in demonstrationsWomen across Switzerland are walking off the job and into the str...
2019-06-14, 13:48

Swiss government says coffee 'not essential', stockpiling to end Switzerland on Wednesday announced plans to abolish the nation's emergency stockpile of coffee, in place for decades, after declaring the beans not v...
2019-05-21, 14:31

As If! Clueless x K-Swiss Sneakers Have Us Totally Buggin' We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items...
2019-05-21, 15:16

Deadline looms for agreement on Swiss-EU ties Swiss ties with the European Union, its biggest trading partner, face a critical test this week as Brussels decides whether the two sides have made e...
2019-06-16, 14:32

Swiss Re plans $4.5 billion IPO for UK unit to help expansion Swiss Re is pressing ahead with plans to float its $4.5 billion UK life insurance business in London to put it under a more favorable regulatory regi...
2019-06-07, 15:16

I Just Sold My Beloved 'Project Swiss Cheese' for $500 The year was 2015, and I’d just left my engineering job to try this whole “writing” thing for Jalopnik. One of my goals was to start a wrenching seri...
2019-05-25, 03:16

UBS's Ermotti says Swiss bank's CEO bench at least three deep: NZZ UBS has least three candidates from inside the biggest Swiss bank who could eventually step into the CEO role, Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said in...
2019-08-30, 07:48

Semenya cleared to compete by Swiss court Runner Caster Semenya will be allowed to compete without having to take testosterone-reducing medication after a Swiss court ordered athletics' gover...
2019-06-03, 22:32

Several hurt in accident at Swiss Alps resort Several people were injured in an accident at the Swiss mountain resort of Titlis Engelberg on Wednesday during maintenance work on an out-of-service...
2019-06-05, 12:16

| Fake cops steal $3.7m from Swiss woman Fraudsters posing as police officers stole 3.3m euros ($3.7m) from a Swiss woman through an elaborate scam that involved a fake plot implicating the ...
2019-06-28, 01:00

Why the Swiss Spat With EU Is Spilling Into Stock Markets Strained relations between Switzerland and the European Union have taken a dramatic twist, with the political discord now set to impact trading in Sw...
2019-06-27, 23:00

| Man who pushed German boy under train was on run from Swiss police An Eritrean man accused of killing an eight-year-old boy by pushing him under a train in Germany had been on the run from Swiss police after a violen...
2019-08-01, 06:16

| Viviani cuts past Sagan for Swiss win Italian road-race champion Elia Viviani outfoxed overall leader and triple world title holder Peter Sagan to clinch stage five of the Tour de Suisse....
2019-06-19, 18:48

German climbers die after falling from Swiss peak Two Germans fell to their deaths while climbing one of the highest peaks in the Swiss Alps. The cause of the fall remains unclear and an investigatio...
2019-08-04, 19:32

US Customs and Border Protection says traveler, license plate images exposed in cyberattack Customs and Border Protection said Monday that photos of travelers and license plates collected at one U.S. border point have been exposed.  &#...
2019-06-11, 05:48

Pilot phase of new driver’s license rollout starts in Franklin County today FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)- Kentucky’s new driver’s licenses will begin rolling out in Franklin County on Friday, June 28 as part of the pilot phase of ...
2019-06-28, 11:16

Missouri’s Last-Remaining Abortion Clinic Can Stay Open for Now — but the State Has Yanked Its License Planned Parenthood of St. Louis, which happens to be the only abortion provider left in the state of Missouri, can keep providing the service for now...
2019-06-22, 05:32

Former USC gynecologist surrenders medical license amid scores of sexual abuse accusations Former gynecologist George Tyndall, who is facing 29 charges of sexually assaulting his patients at the University of Southern California campus clin...
2019-09-10, 01:00

California boxing license returned to Bulgarian athlete who forcibly kissed reporter A Bulgarian boxer whose California license was suspended for forcibly kissing a female reporter during an interview was reinstated on Monday but warn...
2019-07-23, 05:00

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 consid...
2019-06-12, 05:16

Vanderpump Rules' Tom Schwartz and Katie Maloney Just Got an Official Marriage License in Las Vegas Tom Schwartz and Katie Maloney are headed back down the aisle, but this time it's for real. On the heels of Lance Bass' accidental confession that ...
2019-07-25, 07:32

State lawmakers hit back at Andrew Cuomo’s proposed license plate replacement fee Two state lawmakers who represent communities surrounding the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge are giving Gov. Andrew Cuomo the stop sign by introducing legisl...
2019-08-24, 04:16

New Yorkers strongly oppose license plate replacement plan, poll shows New Yorkers overwhelmingly oppose the Cuomo administration plan requiring that motorists turn in their license plates that are more than ten years ol...
2019-09-17, 15:00

Samsung has renewed its Android license deal with Google citing 'stable collaboration' Despite Google's run-ins with the European Union laws regarding its Mobile Application Distribution Agreements (MADA) with phone makers, Samsung has ...
2019-05-23, 16:16

Lawsuit accuses Georgia of discriminating against Puerto Rican driver's license applicants A federal lawsuit filed on behalf of a Puerto Rico-born man living in Georgia claims the state discriminates against driver's license applicants from...
2019-07-04, 05:00

Joshua Jackson and Girlfriend Jodie Turner-Smith Reportedly Get a Marriage License Joshua Jackson and Jodie Turner-Smith just took a major step in their relationship. According to the Daily Mail, The Affair star and the up-and-com...
2019-08-05, 01:48

Swiss Vote to Tighten Gun Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following ter...
2019-05-21, 15:48

Only about half of Swiss population uses online banking: survey Only about half of population in banking-rich Switzerland uses online banking services, a representative survey conducted by the Swiss National Bank ...
2019-08-27, 17:16

Government To Get Swiss Bank Details Of All Indians From September India's fight against suspected black money stashed abroad will get a major boost this September in the form of first set of detailed financial infor...
2019-07-10, 22:00

Belinda Bencic Melted Down Into A Puddle Of Swiss Cheese Despite losing a tight first set on a tiebreaker, Belinda Bencic was in complete control of her U.S. Open semifinal. The 22-year-old Swiss had bounce...
2019-09-06, 23:00

One killed, six hurt in accident at Swiss Alps resort One person was killed and six others injured in an accident at the Swiss mountain resort of Engelberg Titlis on Wednesday during maintenance work on ...
2019-06-05, 14:32

1 killed, 6 injured in accident on Swiss cable car route BERLIN (AP) — Police say one man has been killed and six other people injured in an accident during regular maintenance work on a mountain cable car ...
2019-06-05, 15:00

Swiss court blocks Italy's bid for possible da Vinci portrait Switzerland's highest court has rejected Italy's request for the return of an oil painting attributed by some to Leonardo Da Vinci, ruling no Swiss l...
2019-05-29, 19:00

U.S. lawmaker says still concerned about Facebook cryptocurrency after Swiss meetings The chair of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee said on Sunday she remained concerned about Facebook's plans for a digital currency after me...
2019-08-26, 01:48

Swiss government mediating in Cameroon’s separatist crisis Switzerland’s ambassador to Cameroon says his government is helping to negotiate a peaceful end to the separatist crisis in which an estimated 2,000 ...
2019-07-21, 17:48

Baby among 3 killed in Swiss Alps plane crash A small plane carrying three people, including a baby, crashed in the Swiss Alps, killing all on board. The doomed flight took off Sunday morning fro...
2019-08-27, 02:48

Germany's Seehofer wants tougher checks on Swiss border German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer wants enhanced controls for travelers arriving from Switzerland following the killing of a boy at Frankfurt's...
2019-08-03, 03:16

PopClip is the Swiss Army knife macOS lacks PopClip is a pop-up menu for macOS that enables myriad actions every time you highlight text, making commonly performed actions easier to access and ...
2019-05-21, 14:38

The Swiss Surfer Behind $2 Billion Payments Startup Checkout.com Guillaume Pousaz has built a payments firm he acquired in 2009 into a highly valued transaction processor for fast-growing internet companies that is...
2019-05-25, 12:16

Pompeo, Swiss FM in talks likely dominated by Iran tensions BELLINZONA, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is holding talks with his Swiss counterpart that are expected to focus on Iran. Am...
2019-06-02, 12:32

Swiss police use tear gas on Cameroon opposition protesters BERLIN (AP) — Swiss police say officers used tear gas to disperse Cameroon opposition protesters trying to reach a Geneva hotel where the Central Afr...
2019-06-29, 18:32

Swiss watchdog fines car leasing companies $30 mln for collusion Swiss competition watchdog WEKO has fined eight car leasing companies a total of 30 million Swiss francs ($30.4 million) for swapping information on ...
2019-07-11, 09:48

Pay, time, respect: nearly three decades on, Swiss women strike again Women from across Swiss society plan to take to the streets this Friday for a nationwide strike aimed at highlighting the country's poor record on de...
2019-06-14, 12:32

Top Swiss prosecutor recuses himself from football corruption probe Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber will no longer participate in meetings about his department's probe into corruption in world soccer, his office...
2019-06-20, 00:00

Brussels set to end Swiss bourses' access to EU market: EU diplomat A European Union diplomat said on Monday that Swiss stock exchanges are set to lose their access to EU investors from July because Brussels and Switz...
2019-06-17, 14:48

Purdue Pharma owners hid millions in Swiss banks: NY AG The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss bank accounts to conceal the transfer of millions of dollars from the company to themse...
2019-09-14, 15:00

UBS slashes threshold for fee on euro deposits at Swiss bank UBS Group will halve to 500,000 euros ($559,900) its threshold for charging a 0.6% deposit fee on euro accounts at its Swiss banking unit, Switzerlan...
2019-08-06, 23:32

Swiss government demands clarifications from the EU in treaty talks The Swiss government is demanding clarification from the European Union on several issues before it signs off on a draft treaty, it said on Friday, r...
2019-06-07, 21:48

Swiss win moves Vergne closer to second Formula E title "Jean-Eric Vergne took another step towards becoming the all-electric Formula E series\u0027s first multiple champion by winning a Swiss ePrix that h...
2019-06-23, 00:48

Swiss lawmakers seek more clarity on EU treaty terms The Swiss upper house of parliament asked the government on Wednesday to get more concessions from the European Union over a draft treaty, raising th...
2019-06-12, 19:00

Caster Semenya May Run an 800 Without Hormone Treatment, Swiss Court Says Semenya won an interim ruling that suspended a recent decision requiring intersex athletes to suppress testosterone levels before competing in certai...
2019-06-04, 01:32

Oklahoma judge rules against Johnson & Johnson, orders $572M payment An Oklahoma judge on Monday found Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state's opioid crisis and ordered the consumer products gian...
2019-08-27, 00:16

After a Southwest flight was delayed, agents held a contest for the worst driver's license photo For travelers, there are few things more annoying than a delayed flight. But one Southwest traveler says the airline made a recent three-hour delay m...
2019-08-26, 00:48

State driver’s license databases prove valuable for FBI, ICE for facial-recognition searches: report Federal authorities have had access to millions of Americans’ photos without their consent or approval from Congress by tapping into state driver’s l...
2019-07-08, 08:16

CBOE and Gemini Enter Into Exclusive Global License Agreement to Use Bitcoin Market Data CHICAGO - August 2, 2017 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) and Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini) today announced an agreement that p...
2019-05-21, 18:16

Battle over brunch spot Woodland’s liquor license sparks outrage, racial tension A beloved Brooklyn brunch spot may soon be toast. For years, Woodland, a Caribbean-fusion restaurant located on a rapidly gentrifying stretch between...
2019-07-23, 23:32

Twin brothers pulled over in Ohio for near-identical license plates while en route to Twins Festival Twin brothers driving near-identical vehicles were pulled over Thursday while driving to the annual Twins Day Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio, after stat...
2019-08-03, 09:00

Minneapolis Police Officer Awarded $585,000 in Suit Over Abuse of State Driver's License Database Minneapolis police officer Amy Krekelberg won $585,000 in a jury verdict this week, including $300,000 in punitive damages, after suing the city and ...
2019-06-24, 01:16

Citing Trump’s ‘character,’ D.C. residents challenge city to revoke his hotel’s liquor license Religious leaders and others are invoking a law that says applicants must be of “good character and generally fit for the responsibilities of licensu...
2019-06-15, 02:32

FBI, ICE find state driver’s license photos are a gold mine for facial-recognition searches The state DMV databases form the bedrock of an unprecedented surveillance infrastructure, allowing federal investigative and immigration agents to sc...
2019-07-08, 00:01

Nicole Malliotakis: NY's illegal immigrant drivers' license law applies 'double standard' to citizens New York's new law granting drivers' licenses to illegal immigrants applies a double standard to citizens, a state Republican lawmaker told Fox News ...
2019-06-20, 08:00

City Council members call for pulling license of trash hauler linked to murder Two top city councilmen are demanding the agency that regulates the private trash hauling business to shut down the operation owned by William Formic...
2019-05-31, 01:48

| Swiss women team player missing after swimming accident A player on Switzerland's national women's football team, Florijana Ismaili, has been declared missing after a swimming accident on Lake Como in nort...
2019-06-30, 17:16

Swiss supreme court dismisses Valcke’s FIFA ban appeal LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Swiss supreme court says it has rejected an appeal by former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke against a 10-year ...
2019-05-31, 15:16

CBI Files Case Against IAF Officials, Swiss Firm Over Alleged Kickbacks The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a case against unknown officials of the Air Force, the Defence Ministry, arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari an...
2019-06-22, 14:16

Swiss prosecutors say FIFA work continues after boss recused The Swiss federal prosecution office says most criminal proceedings in its five-year FIFA investigation will continue unaffected by the attorney gene...
2019-06-19, 18:48

Retreating Swiss glacier spurred May's new 2050 climate goal British Prime Minister Theresa May said her surprise at the rapid retreat of a glacier she knew from years of walking holidays in the Swiss Alps had ...
2019-06-19, 19:00

Factbox: Swiss measures to safeguard stock market amid EU row The Swiss government has drawn up measures that it says will help protect the domestic stock market should the European Union seek to block EU-based ...
2019-06-16, 14:32

Swiss women stage strike for long-delayed equality Women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the firs...
2019-06-14, 13:48

Factbox: Who stands to lose if Swiss-EU treaty talks fail More than four years of negotiations have failed to yield a breakthrough on a new treaty between Switzerland and the European Union, by far its bigge...
2019-06-16, 14:32

Swiss drugmaker Novartis names new drug division head Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis named Marie-France Tschudin head of its main drugs business after its previous manager, Paul Hudson, was poised ...
2019-06-07, 09:32

Swiss raise a glass to winegrowers in rare vintage festival Switzerland uncorked a once-in-a-generation celebration of its winemakers on Thursday, with fancy dress, alpine horns, cows and dancers kicking off a...
2019-07-18, 22:00

Factbox: Swiss women to strike in call for equal pay and rights Ahead of a strike planned for Friday by women in Switzerland, Reuters spoke to nine women about their concerns, including the need for equal pay and ...
2019-06-14, 12:32

Swiss expert to start work on new standards for mining dam safety A Swiss environmental expert will make a fact-finding trip this week to the site of the Vale dam disaster in Brazil to start work on setting new dam ...
2019-06-10, 02:16

Semenya out of World Championships after Swiss court reverses reprieve "Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will not defend her 800-metres title at the World Championships in Doha in September after the Swiss Federal ...
2019-08-01, 02:48

City swimming, Swiss-style: a ride down the Rhine in Basel Bathing, barbecues and buvettes are part of the culture in a city that promotes swimming in its majestic river – and it’s a chance for some great sig...
2019-08-19, 15:48

11 Indians Get Swiss Notices In Process To Share Banking Details As Switzerland strives hard to re-establish its global financial centre position after clamping down on secrecy walls of its banks, there has been a ...
2019-05-27, 07:00

Swiss railways CEO says Bombardier losing money on troubled trains - NZZ Canada's Bombardier is losing money on trains it is delivering to Switzerland, the Alpine nation's railways head said in a newspaper interview, as th...
2019-05-29, 11:00

| Caster to appeal gender rule at Swiss Supreme Court Caster Semenya will appeal the ruling by CAS which ruled in favour of the IAAF and their right to have female athletes regulate their testosterone le...
2019-05-30, 06:16

Swiss women's international confirmed dead in swimming accident Switzerland women's international Florijana Ismaili has been confirmed dead following a swimming accident on Lake Como in Italy, the Swiss football f...
2019-07-03, 03:16

Vergne tightens hold on the FE title with victory in Swiss E-Prix DS Techeetah's Jean-Eric Vergne narrowly won Formula E's Swiss E-Prix after a tense race-long battle, following a 40-minute red flag period caused by...
2019-06-22, 22:48

UBS plans to charge rich clients for Swiss cash deposits UBS Group will impose from November a negative interest rate of 0.75% on wealthy clients who deposit more than 2 million Swiss francs ($2.02 million)...
2019-08-01, 01:16

Siblings sentenced for elaborate Swiss bank inheritance scam Four of investor Harry Seggerman’s six children had a choice when he died in 2001 with more than $12 million illegally stashed in Swiss bank accounts...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Swiss mountain air exporter in running for environmental shame award A group that draws attention to environmentally unsound transport has named its nominees in the 2019 "especially absurd shipping award." Among them w...
2019-08-20, 10:48

Vergne charges to pole in Swiss E-Prix, Di Grassi 19th "Jean-Eric Vergne extended his 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E championship lead by claiming pole for the Swiss E-Prix in Bern, where his closest title riv...
2019-06-22, 17:16

Swiss foreign minister hopes bourse battle with EU just temporary Switzerland hopes a tit-for-tat battle with the EU over stock market access will be short-lived as the two sides try to hammer out a deal over a stal...
2019-06-27, 20:00

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 compet...
2019-06-06, 10:48

One Killed, Six Hurt In Cable Car Accident At Swiss Alps Resort One person was killed and six others injured in an accident at the Swiss mountain resort of Engelberg Titlis on Wednesday during maintenance work on ...
2019-06-05, 19:00

Sweden's Saab backs out of Swiss fighter jet test flights Saab will not test its Gripen fighter jet this month in Switzerland, the Swedish company said on Thursday, after the Swiss defense procurement agency...
2019-06-13, 10:32

Body of missing Hungarian found in ice cave: Swiss police BERLIN — Swiss police say they have found the body of a Hungarian man who had been missing since February in an ice cave in the Alps. Police in the s...
2019-08-07, 16:32

Swiss police detain dozens of climate protesters outside bank Activists were carried away after blocking off the entrance to Credit Suisse, one of the biggest banks in Switzerland. The arrests come as student la...
2019-07-08, 17:32

The EU may be overplaying its hand in Swiss stock exchange standoff, experts say Switzerland looks likely to have outmaneuvered the European Union, after the latter ended its recognized stock exchange equivalence with the country....
2019-07-10, 09:32

How the Swiss Army knife factory makes 45,000 pocket knives per day Victorinox is Europe's largest knife manufacturer, best known for its iconic Swiss Army knives that have been around for nearly 130 years. The iconi...
2019-09-06, 00:00

Swiss Air Force Disrupts Yodeling Festival With Fly-By in the Wrong Town A squadron of Swiss fighter pilots caused a stir on Saturday when they performed a fly-by over a local yodeling festival instead of the event they we...
2019-07-09, 19:16

'Swiss Red Arrows' apologise for mistaken fly-past over yodelling festival The Swiss defence ministry has apologised after an aerial display team performed a fly-by over the wrong event, surprising people at a yodelling fest...
2019-07-09, 18:48

Florida driver who killed 3 teens was exotic dancer with suspended license, smelled of alcohol: report The driver of a car that struck and killed three Florida teens waiting for a bus to a soccer tournament over the weekend was an exotic dancer with a ...
2019-05-28, 23:48

Missouri's last abortion clinic granted stay to continue providing service amid battle over license A Missouri commissioner ruled on Friday that the state's only abortion clinic can continue providing the service at least until August as a fight ove...
2019-06-29, 03:32

Tennessee murder victim found holding piece of paper with suspect’s license plate on it: report The Tennessee man who was shot and killed outside his Cordova home last week was reportedly found holding a piece of paper that authorities think mig...
2019-05-21, 20:00

Exclusive: Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks - sources Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider al...
2019-06-12, 04:32

Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close by weekend, state threatening to not renew license ST. LOUIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close by weekend, state threatening to not renew license. The po...
2019-05-28, 19:32

Truck's 'Califas' license plate catches eye of California motorcycle officer, leads to arrest of driver A fake vintage license plate using a slang term for California caught the attention of a motorcycle officer and ultimately led to the arrest of a tru...
2019-06-12, 17:00

Lawsuit Claims Georgia Making Puerto Ricans Answer Bizarre Trivia Questions to Get a License Puerto Ricans are allegedly being subjected to illegal, baffling trivia questions to get their driver’s licenses in Georgia, with a lawsuit filed Tue...
2019-07-03, 18:32

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital cur...
2019-06-18, 13:16

Emirates' Etihad partners with Swiss blockchain platform Winding Tree Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates' national carrier, said on Thursday it has teamed up with open-source travel platform Winding Tree to explor...
2019-08-09, 08:32

Swiss gondola cables injure workers at Titlis mountain resort At least one person was killed and several people injured in a Swiss resort town when a gondola cable snapped during maintenance work. Swiss emergenc...
2019-06-05, 18:32

British musician couple killed in Swiss light aircraft crash A British composer of film and television music and an acclaimed saxophonist died along with their baby in a plane crash in Switzerland on Sunday, a ...
2019-08-28, 19:48

Swiss women stage mass strike demanding overdue equality Hundreds of thousands of women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreatin...
2019-06-14, 21:01

Germany beats Finland, Czech Republic tops Swiss at worlds KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Leon Draisaitl scored tiebreaking and go-ahead goals late in the third period, lifting Germany to a 4-2 win over Finland at t...
2019-05-21, 18:48

Caster Semenya To Miss World Championships After Swiss Court Ruling Caster Semenya will not defend her world 800m title in Doha in September after a Swiss judge overruled a temporary suspension on the IAAF's controver...
2019-07-31, 20:48

Motor racing: Swiss win moves Vergne closer to second Formula E title Jean-Eric Vergne took another step toward becoming the all-electric Formula E series's first multiple champion by winning a Swiss ePrix that had to b...
2019-06-23, 02:32

Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court Athletics South Africa has also vowed to appeal a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport that requires Semenya to artificially reduce her testo...
2019-05-29, 22:16

Swiss propose house arrest, including for teenagers, to curb extremism The Swiss government on Wednesday proposed new laws aimed at preventing extremist violence and forcing people including children deemed a threat to b...
2019-05-23, 07:00

Swiss blue-chip index set to open higher as bourse row begins The blue-chip Swiss Market Index was set to open 0.7% higher on Monday, pre-market indications from Julius Baer showed, as the first shots were fired...
2019-07-01, 11:16

IAAF to seek swift reversion of Swiss court's Semenya ruling The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said it will seek a swift reversion of Monday's Swiss court ruling in favour of double ...
2019-06-05, 00:00

British musicians and baby daughter killed in Swiss plane crash Jonathan and Hannah Goldstein and baby were in light aircraft thought to be flying to ItalyTwo leading British musicians and their baby daughter have...
2019-08-27, 20:48

Swiss prosecutors indict German football ex-officials over 2006 World Cup Authorities have charged three former officials with fraud over a €6.7 million payment in the run-up to the Germany-hosted World Cup. But the most fa...
2019-08-06, 22:00

Swiss telco Sunrise fights to save $6.4 billion Liberty deal Swiss telecoms firm Sunrise Communications on Thursday stepped up efforts to rescue its takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss unit amid criticism from i...
2019-08-22, 09:48

| Caster free to run as Swiss Supreme Court suspends IAAF ruling The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has ordered the IAAF to immediately suspend the implementation of the eligibility regulations against Caster...
2019-06-03, 22:32

Missing Swiss soccer player Florijana Ismaili’s body found The body of Swiss national soccer team player Florijana Ismaili was recovered Tuesday, three days after she went missing in a swimming accident in It...
2019-07-03, 14:48

UPDATE 1-Swiss telecoms takeover target UPC slows revenue slide UPC, the Swiss arm of telecoms company Liberty Global and target of a 6.3 billion Swiss franc ($6.5 billion) takeover bid by Sunrise Communications, ...
2019-08-08, 16:00

Swiss soccer player Florijana Ismaili missing after swimming accident GENEVA — Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili is missing after getting into difficulties while swimming in Italy. Swiss side Young Boys Bern says it...
2019-06-30, 18:32

Swiss Court Suspends IAAF's Discriminatory Ruling Against Caster Semenya Switzerland’s top court has temporarily suspended the IAAF’s discriminatory ruling against South African runner Caster Semenya, meaning she will be a...
2019-06-04, 06:32

Swiss aerial display team flies over yodeling festival by mistake Switzerland's Patrouille Suisse squadron has apologized for making a fly-by over the wrong municipality. Instead of marking the centenary of an aviat...
2019-07-09, 07:48

Altria buys 80% stake in Swiss tobacco company Burger Sohne The Altria Group is buying an 80 percent share in Swiss company Burger Sohne and will commercialize one of its smokeless tobacco products, the compan...
2019-06-03, 20:32

Gun control in heavily-armed Switzerland faces May 19 vote, and the Swiss are grumbling In the world’s first referendum of its kind, citizens of this Alpine nation will head to the polls on May 19 to decide on stricter gun control....
2019-05-21, 16:16

Swiss data watchdog awaits details on Facebook crypto plan Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency project has not responded to an information request by Switzerland's data privacy watchdog, the authority said o...
2019-07-24, 06:16

Money In Swiss Banks: India Slips To 74th Place, UK Remains On Top India has moved down one place to 74th rank in terms of money parked by its citizens and enterprises with Swiss banks, while the UK has retained its ...
2019-06-30, 11:16

Swiss bank UBS loses bond role in China after economist's pig comment One of China's biggest state-run infrastructure companies has decided to exclude UBS from a bond deal. A senior economist at the Swiss bank sparked a...
2019-06-17, 18:16

Swiss-based Glencore takes controlling stake in PolyMet mine ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Swiss-based global commodities giant Glencore AG says it’s taking a 72% stake in PolyMet Mining, gaining majority contro...
2019-06-27, 19:16

Pompeo visits Swiss event as Trump’s policies raise concerns MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is joining Trump adviser Jared Kushner at a closed-doors meeting of the Bilderberg G...
2019-06-01, 19:32

| A damning photo holds a Swiss-Russian mine accountable in Guatemala A group of fishermen from an indigenous community in Guatemala demanded to know more about the environmental impact of a ferronickel mine established...
2019-06-20, 07:16

Deadly N.H. motorcycle crash leads Mass. governor to push tougher driver's license regulations Drivers who have been suspended at any point over the past three years wouldn't be eligible to receive a commercial driver's license in Mas...
2019-07-20, 19:32

California state bar moves to suspend Avenatti's law license, saying he poses 'substantial threat of harm to clients or the public' The California State Bar, which oversees discipline for all California-licensed attorneys, issued a "consumer alert" Monday evening concerning Michae...
2019-06-04, 06:16

Facebook Libra scams already on the rise Ahead of the launch of Facebook's Libra, a new investigation by The Washington Post has discovered a dozen accounts, pages and groups on both Fa...
2019-07-23, 19:32

US Treasury has 'serious concerns' Libra could be used for terrorism The US government views cryptocurrencies, including Facebook-backed Libra, as a national security issue. In a press conference today, Treasury Secret...
2019-07-16, 00:32

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It? On Tuesday Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that it will launch (along with 27 other partners) in 2020. A little like Bitcoin and a little ...
2019-06-19, 17:32

Facebook set for grilling on Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is set to face further scrutiny on its ambitions to launch a cryptocurrency after "very serious concerns" were raised by senior US governmen...
2019-07-16, 21:48

U.S. SEC chief says he has not discussed Libra with Facebook A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social...
2019-07-16, 21:00

UK MP on Libra: Facebook’s almost trying to turn itself into its own country Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency‘ Libra is ruffling feathers among UK politicians amid concerns that the technology giant’s entry into the world of finance...
2019-07-22, 19:32

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social...
2019-07-16, 23:48

Facebook's Libra will be disruptive, says ECB's Coeure Digital currencies such as Facebook's Libra will disrupt the financial system, either by forcing central banks to innovate or by grabbing a global r...
2019-09-18, 01:00

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early in...
2019-06-21, 06:48

Why (Almost) Everybody Hates Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Facebook Inc. says its mission is to “bring the world closer together.” Its plans to launch a digital currency called Libra have succeeded in uniting...
2019-07-16, 14:32

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media g...
2019-06-14, 06:16

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Re...
2019-07-05, 04:48

Facebook reveals new Libra cryptocurrency Facebook has finally taken the wraps off its long-awaited cryptocurrency.The social media giant has revealed that it will be launching the new Libra ...
2019-06-18, 12:16

France: we can't allow Facebook's Libra in Europe Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency cannot be allowed to operate in Europe while concerns persist about sovereignty, systemic financial risks and the ris...
2019-09-12, 14:00

SEC Weighs Whether to Regulate Facebook's Libra U.S. securities regulators are examining whether Facebook Inc.’s planned cryptocurrency should fall under their oversight, a development that could f...
2019-07-13, 16:16

UPDATE 2-Swiss blue-chip index rises as stocks banned from EU exchanges Swiss blue-chip stocks rose on Monday, the first day they were banned from trading on European Union exchanges, as investors cheered a ceasefire in t...
2019-07-01, 11:16

Caster Semenya: Olympic 800m champion files appeal to Swiss court Olympic champion Caster Semenya files a new appeal to a Swiss court to challenge the decision regarding the restriction of testosterone levels in fem...
2019-05-29, 21:16

Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick lets Portugal survive bizarre VAR penalty for Swiss What more can be said about the man? He is 35 on his next birthday and, in football, even the greats reach a point when the one opponent they cannot ...
2019-06-06, 01:48

Italy protests Swiss delay in releasing evidence in Nigeria graft case Italian prosecutors have complained to Switzerland about lengthy delays in obtaining evidence they have requested in an international corruption case...
2019-06-21, 14:16

European traders banned from trading Swiss blue chips as EU talks break down European traders are banned from trading stock in hundreds of Swiss companies from Monday following a breakdown of treaty talks between Switzerland a...
2019-07-01, 15:48

Barclays analysts call for UBS strategy overhaul, suggest break up of Swiss bank Barclays analysts have questioned the ability of UBS to achieve satisfactory returns, suggesting market expectations of the Swiss investment bank are...
2019-05-21, 16:48

Body of missing Swiss soccer player Florijana Ismaili, 24, discovered, officials say The body of Swiss soccer player Florijana Ismaili was found Tuesday after she was reporting missing following a “swimming accident” on a lake in Ital...
2019-07-03, 20:32

Swiss supreme court gives green light to UBS client data transfer to France Switzerland's supreme court on Friday voted in favor of handing over historical data on over 40,000 UBS clients to French authorities in a landmark r...
2019-08-01, 01:16

Sacklers used Swiss bank accounts to hide $1bn transfers, court papers show New York says it has documented $1bn in transfers, including millions from a Purdue parent company to Mortimer DA SacklerThe family that owns OxyCont...
2019-09-14, 22:00

Mick McCarthy wary of Swiss threat to Republic of Ireland’s positive start • Ireland top of group D for Euro 2020 qualifying• McMcarthy: ‘We’re fully aware of what this game means’Mick McCarthy’s first stint as the Republic ...
2019-09-04, 22:00

Caster Semenya Appeals To Swiss Supreme Court To Stop IAAF's Discrimination Against Her South African runner Caster Semenya is officially appealing the discriminatory regulations put in place to stop her from competing in her best event,...
2019-05-30, 01:48

Caster Semenya free to run 800m without medication for now as Swiss court floors IAAF • Swiss court tells IAAF to suspend testosterone regulations• Olympic champion can compete without medication to 25 JuneCaster Semenya is once again ...
2019-06-03, 21:48

Indian Origin Swiss Lawmaker Visits "Home Town" In Kerala's Thalassery It was a trip down memory lane for 49-year-old Niklaus Samuel Gugger, an Indian origin member of the Swiss Parliament, who was in the port town of Th...
2019-08-01, 00:32

Amid U.S. fears over Huawei, Pompeo warns Swiss about close ties to China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Switzerland about its close business ties with China, telling a newspaper the neutral European country was...
2019-06-04, 11:16

Swiss bank Pictet boosts assets under management, first half profit slips Group assets under custody or management at Swiss private bank and asset manager Pictet rose nearly 10% in the first half versus the end of 2018, it ...
2019-09-03, 06:32

Swiss writer Lukas Bärfuss wins prestigious Georg Büchner Prize German's most esteemed literary prize has been awarded to the prodigious Swiss author, playright and essayist, who was praised for examining the "fun...
2019-07-09, 12:48

Sacklers used Swiss bank accounts to hide transfers, court papers show New York says it has documented $1bn in transfers, including millions from a Purdue parent company to Mortimer DA SacklerThe family that owns OxyCont...
2019-09-14, 10:00

Swiss raid stomach ache drug ingredient makers in competition probe Switzerland's COMCO competition watchdog on Thursday conducted dawn raids of several makers and distributors of a drug ingredient for medicines again...
2019-09-19, 11:32

‘Octoroon,’ ‘Mulatto’ or ‘Aryan’: Couples Sue Virginia to Stop It From Forcing People to Choose a Race in Order to Get a Marriage License Three couples in Virginia are invoking the names of Richard and Mildred Loving, the couple whose fight to be legally wed led to the striking down of ...
2019-09-07, 10:00

Swiss jewelry brand Chopard stiffs celebs, lies about ‘ethical gold’: suit A Swiss jewelry brand whose sparkling pieces have been worn by several big-name stars — including Kendall Jenner, Rihanna and Ryan Reynolds — lies ab...
2019-08-22, 07:16

Caster Semenya: Olympic champion temporarily cleared to compete without medication by Swiss court Caster Semenya is temporarily free to compete in her preferred 800m event without taking medication to lower her testosterone levels as she awaits th...
2019-06-03, 21:48

Opiate tycoons stashed $1 billion in Swiss banks amid probe: Court files The Sackler family, which owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, is believed to have transferred about $1 billion (€900 million) to themselves, includin...
2019-09-14, 06:00

Swiss court bars intersex female runner Caster Semenya from 800 at world championships Caster Semenya won't defend her 800-meter title and compete in the world track and field championships after a Switzerland court reversed its ru...
2019-07-31, 18:32

Swiss private bank Julius Baer posts 19% decline in adjusted net profit for the first half Swiss private bank Julius Baer posted a 19% decline in adjusted net profit in the first six months of 2019 as tepid trading continued from its wealth...
2019-07-22, 11:32

UPDATE 1-Swiss pump maker Sulzer raises full-year sales guidance Swiss pump maker Sulzer AG defied the gloomy global industrial outlook by lifting its full-year sales forecast on Wednesday after a big jump in sales...
2019-07-24, 10:00

Nightmare creature had egg-shaped eyes, Swiss Army knife head and a butt shield A spiky, armor-plated "walking tank" with bulging eyes, a shield on its butt and a head like a Swiss army knife scuttled along the seafloor more than...
2019-09-13, 21:32

Caster Semenya: IAAF wants 'swift reversal' of Swiss court's suspension of testosterone rules The IAAF says it will seek a "swift reversal" of the decision that allows Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya to temporarily compete without taking ...
2019-06-05, 21:16

Facebook won't make Libra available until regulators are happy Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate hear...
2019-07-15, 19:16

Donald Trump is 'not a fan' of cryptocurrency, Facebook Libra Just hours after a "social media summit," the president's Twitter account posted a thread aimed at, of all things, cryptocurrency. After startin...
2019-07-12, 11:48

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 mo...
2019-09-05, 18:00

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 mo...
2019-09-05, 16:32

Facebook, stop trying to make Libra happen Just when we thought Facebook’s Libra couldn’t be subject to any more scrutiny, it turns out that data protection bosses from all over the world have...
2019-08-06, 16:00

Facebook's Libra Bets It Can Bank the Unbanked Facebook has an ambitious goal for its proposed cryptocurrency, Libra: to bring financial services to the hundreds of millions of people world-wide w...
2019-08-22, 14:16

U.S. Warns Switzerland on Oversight of Facebook's Libra The U.S. urged Switzerland to ensure its regulations governing cryptocurrencies are strong enough to prevent abuse, as the European banking hub prepa...
2019-09-11, 04:32

Stablecoins like Libra must be held to highest standards: G7 Stablecoins like Facebook's Libra can foster financial inclusion but they must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure that they aren...
2019-07-18, 20:48

Facebook's real goal with Libra is to become even more of a utility David Marcus, the head of Facebook's digital currency project, said the company expects Libra will drive more advertising revenue for the compan...
2019-07-15, 21:48

Singapore amongst currencies Facebook wants tied to Libra Social media giant has reportedly informed US government officials that the Singapore dollar, Japanese yen, and euro are amongst an initial bundle of...
2019-09-10, 15:00

IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency, Libra, could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy,...
2019-07-17, 19:48

EU regulators to set high bar to authorise Libra, ECB's Coeure says European Union regulators will set a high bar on regulatory approvals for virtual currency projects in Europe, including Facebook's Libra, European C...
2019-09-13, 20:32

Regulators to question Facebook over new Libra cryptocurrency BoE among 26 global banks due to meet with Libra amid fears over risk to state sovereigntyGlobal regulators will question Facebook on Monday about it...
2019-09-15, 16:00

Fed's Powell Says Facebook's Libra Raises 'Serious Concerns' Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell strongly signaled again that the central bank could cut interest rates later this month to bolster the U.S. ec...
2019-07-12, 00:16

Facebook to Hire Banking Expert to Run 'Libra' David Marcus, Facebook's vice president of messaging products and a key figure behind 'Libra' digital currency project, made the statement in an inte...
2019-06-29, 22:32

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that...
2019-07-17, 23:01

Facebook needs to drop Libra and buy Square, Jim Cramer says "It's clearly doing more harm than good," the "Mad Money" host says. Instead Facebook should buy Square for $70 billion and expand the payments ...
2019-07-18, 01:32

Facebook met UK officials three times before Libra announcement Facebook met British finance ministry, central bank and regulatory officials in the weeks before making public its plans for the Libra digital curren...
2019-09-18, 19:32

Facebook Says Central Banks Have Nothing to Fear From Libra Facebook is once again defending Libra -- this time against fears that the envisioned cryptocurrency could replace sovereign currencies from the US d...
2019-09-18, 21:00

Libra cryptocurrency will increase financial inclusion The Libra Association, created in part by Facebook to launch a digital currency, is not in tension with regulatory oversight, writes Dante Disparte. ...
2019-07-04, 02:48

Facebook takes aim at e-commerce with Libra cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and ...
2019-06-18, 17:32

India isn’t keen on Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook’s new digital currency Libra has received an early jolt from the Indian government. The authorities in Asia’s third-largest economy are no m...
2019-07-08, 17:16

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in more trouble than we thought Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in even deeper trouble than we thought if a recent report is anything to go by. According to the Financial T...
2019-08-23, 21:16

France says G7 focused on containing risks of Facebook's Libra Group of Seven finance ministers meeting in France this week will make it one of their priorities to contain the risks posed by new currencies such a...
2019-07-17, 11:32

Libra Association launches bug bounty program The Libra Association has announced a bug bounty program with up to $10,000 in rewards for identifying security flaws in the blockchain's testnet cod...
2019-08-27, 20:16

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators fro...
2019-07-17, 13:16

UPDATE 2-U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social...
2019-07-16, 22:32

Facebook's Libra coin likely to run a regulatory gauntlet Facebook Inc will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny over a new digital currency that the social media company hopes will become globally recogn...
2019-06-29, 00:48

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others...
2019-06-18, 23:16

Investors Bet That Visa, Mastercard Can Stand Up to Libra Investors are betting that Facebook’s efforts to create a blockchain-based payments system won’t threaten credit-card companies’ winning streak—at le...
2019-06-18, 21:48

Steer Clear of Libra Cryptocurrency Scams Libra hasn’t even officially debuted on Facebook yet, but the highly anticipated cryptocurrency has already gotten a ton of interests—from scammers. ...
2019-07-23, 21:16

How Facebook's Libra could lead you to clean out your wallet Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra has some experts concerned about security issues. A possible bigger problem: out-of-control spending by...
2019-07-05, 21:32

Facebook's Libra could undercut ECB's powers: Mersch Widespread acceptance of Facebook's proposed Libra currency could even undermine the European Central Bank's ability to set monetary policy, a potent...
2019-09-02, 10:48

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networki...
2019-06-18, 21:01

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative...
2019-06-18, 19:48

Libra Association opens Bug Bounty program to everyone Facebook's Calibra digital wallet isn't expected to launch until 2020. But, as you might expect, the organization created to protect the Li...
2019-08-27, 19:16

Caster Semenya’s lawyers say Swiss supreme court has ordered IAAF to suspend testosterone rules LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Caster Semenya’s lawyers say Swiss supreme court has ordered IAAF to suspend testosterone rules. The post Caster S...
2019-06-03, 19:00

Roger Federer wins Swiss scrap to book French Open semi-final against Nadal • Federer overcomes Stan Wawrinka in four sets• Rafael Nadal defeats Kei Nishikori in straight setsRoger Federer finally got himself into a dogfight ...
2019-06-05, 01:16

My Beloved 'Project Swiss Cheese' Died to Give Life to This Two-Door 1995 Jeep Cherokee Back in May, I sold my 1995 Jeep Cherokee—a $600 rustbucket that just three years prior had heroically stuck it to $50,000 rigs on the trails of Moab...
2019-07-16, 01:48

Caster Semenya: IAAF vows to fight on after Swiss court hands Olympic champion reprieve The IAAF has pledged to take the fight to Caster Semenya after a Swiss court gave the two-times Olympic champion a temporary reprieve to continue com...
2019-06-04, 23:48

Japan urges G-7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G-7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook's Libra digital curren...
2019-07-18, 07:00

France to block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe Finance minister says governments’ monetary sovereignty could be at riskFrance has said it will block the development of Facebook’s Libra in Europe, ...
2019-09-12, 20:32

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the ais...
2019-07-16, 18:00

France doesn’t want Facebook to operate Libra in Europe Facebook’s ambitious cryptocurrency project, Libra, has been facing a lot of heat in Europe since its announcement in June. Now, according to Reuters...
2019-09-12, 20:32

Facebook cryptocurrency Libra skewered on Capitol Hill Facebook has pitched the cryptocurrency as a way to bridge a gap in the financial system for those who lack access to traditional banking. But regula...
2019-07-16, 18:48

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how...
2019-06-18, 22:32

Bitcoin Fans Spy Opportunity in Facebook Libra Launch Bitcoin’s backers are adamant that Facebook’s coming digital currency, Libra, won’t spell the demise of other cryptocurrencies. To the contrary, many...
2019-06-18, 18:32

Is Facebook’s new Libra currency a play to become the world’s banker? The social-media giant says it wants to provide financial services to billions of people around the world, including those who lack access to banking...
2019-06-19, 03:16

Facebook's Libra Coin Frightening, Company Co-Founder Says Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, who initiated the call to break up the social networking giant, has termed the new digital currency Libra "frighten...
2019-06-22, 14:16

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra - BoE's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does n...
2019-06-21, 11:16

BoE's Carney says keeping open mind on Facebook's Libra Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said he is keeping an 'open mind' on the potential utility of Facebook's planned cryptocurrency, but warned ...
2019-06-18, 20:48

Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency: How It Stacks Up to Bitcoin and PayPal In many ways, Libra appears to operate more like existing web-payment systems, such as PayPal, than bitcoin. Here’s how Facebook’s new system compare...
2019-06-28, 12:32

France says Facebook's Libra not yet viable as G7 minister meet France said on Wednesday the conditions were not ripe for Facebook to go ahead with plans for its Libra digital coin, as G7 finance ministers gathere...
2019-07-17, 14:32

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Facebook was questioned by senators who said they don’t trust the social-media giant to operate a global cryptocurrency, but its main challenge will ...
2019-07-17, 03:16

Facebook's Libra Could Give Dollar, Banks Some Welcome Competition Facebook’s new digital currency has the potential to become a true alternative to national currencies by creating a de facto central bank, which othe...
2019-06-28, 00:32

Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw in...
2019-07-16, 15:00

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new tech...
2019-06-28, 00:32

France, Germany reject Facebook's libra cryptocurrency Facebook announced big plans to revolutionize payments in Europe with the launch of a virtual currency. But EU finance ministers see libra as a risk ...
2019-09-14, 00:32

PayPal Cautious About Future of Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency PayPal is cautious about the future of Facebook-backed cryptocurrency Libra, which is slated to debut with the pioneering digital payments firm as pa...
2019-09-14, 10:00

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parti...
2019-07-17, 19:48

| Privacy watchdogs warn Facebook over Libra currency Global privacy regulators have joined forces to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its pla...
2019-08-06, 18:00

Germany against allowing Facebook's Libra in Europe: Der Spiegel The German government is against giving regulatory approval for Facebook's Libra digital currency in the European Union, Der Spiegel magazine reporte...
2019-09-13, 20:32