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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 countries to ensure seamless supervision, the top Swiss financial watchdog said....

Swiss welcome scrutiny in handling Libra cyrptocurrency - watchdog

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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 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

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

Watchdog: Comey violated FBI policies in handling of memos FILE – In this Dec. 17, 2018, file photo, former FBI Director James Comey speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill Washington. The Justice Departmen...
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Watchdog to review Treasury's handling of request for Trump's tax returns Treasury's acting inspector general told CNBC that Neal asked his office to "inquire into the process by which the Department received, evaluate...
2019-10-05, 00:32

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...
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Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary amid intense scrutiny of his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Epstein, a financier, was indicted this week on charges of sex trafficking. In 2008, Acosta signed off on a plea deal for Epstein after similar accus...
2019-07-12, 19:48

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

Amazon's Alexa comes under scrutiny of Luxembourg privacy watchdog Luxembourg's privacy regulator has asked Amazon for information regarding its Alexa voice assistant, an indication of rising regulatory unease over ...
2019-08-08, 22:00

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces EU antitrust scrutiny Facebook's Libra is reportedly being probed by the European Union's competition authorities. The cryptocurrency plan has been met with intense skepti...
2019-08-21, 11:48

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

Facebook faces more scrutiny from Congress over Libra cryptocurrency plan Facebook Inc faces more questioning by U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout when senators from bo...
2019-07-17, 17:00

ECB's Villeroy tells Facebook that Libra faces tough scrutiny European Central Bank board member Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Tuesday that "stablecoins" like Facebook’s Libra highlight gaps in rules and t...
2019-09-17, 19:32

Switzerland warns Facebook's Libra it will face extra scrutiny Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency suffered another setback on Wednesday when Switzerland said the proposed payments system could face strict rules tha...
2019-09-11, 19:32

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

UPDATE 1-ECB's Villeroy tells Facebook that Libra faces tough scrutiny European Central Bank board member Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Tuesday that "stablecoins" like Facebook’s Libra highlight gaps in rules and t...
2019-09-17, 15:00

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

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 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

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

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, spellin...
2019-09-11, 08:32

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

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

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

Global money-laundering watchdog closely monitoring Facebook's Libra, official says The global anti-money laundering watchdog is closely monitoring developments on Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency, its new head told Reuters on...
2019-09-10, 22:32

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

Facebook says Libra is out of its control. But Libra's overseers are a web of Silicon Valley insiders In its effort to bring the Libra cryptocurrency to life, perhaps the biggest hurdle for Facebook is a lack of trust and opposition from regulators ar...
2019-09-29, 17:00

Daniel Jones’ handling of his first Giants headache says it all So now The Kid had been bloodied, bruised, knocked down, welcomed to the NFL. Daniel Jones had thrown two interceptions, both to Quinton Dunbar, on c...
2019-09-30, 11:32

Polestar 2 gets handling-focused Performance package Tesla Model 3-rivalling electric car gains uprated brakes, suspension and wheels as UK order books open Newly indepenedent performance brand Polesta...
2019-10-08, 12:32

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2019-07-08, 08:48

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2019-09-13, 09:00

Infosys To Drive Toyota's Material Handling Arm In US On Cloud Global software major Infosys on late Tuesday said it would provide telematics software to car maker Toyota's material handling arm in the US on its ...
2019-08-14, 17:00

Gruden starts McCoy, defends Haskins handling Redskins coach Jay Gruden said Colt McCoy will start at quarterback Sunday, and also defended his relationship with rookie first-round pick Dwayne Ha...
2019-10-04, 23:32

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| Nhleko: Junior Boks' handling and discipline have to improve Junior Springbok assistant coach Bafana Nhleko was honest in his assessment of the team's performance in their World Rugby U20 Championship win over ...
2019-06-10, 03:32

El Salvador president: US handling of migrant crisis is wrong The president of El Salvador says he is ready to work with the US government on creating security and jobs in his country to reduce the number people...
2019-07-01, 11:00

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2019-07-01, 07:00

How the other Giants are handling Eli Manning-Daniel Jones switch The rest of the winless Giants were careful to be respectful to Eli Manning, while also expressing excitement Wednesday about the quarterback switch ...
2019-09-19, 05:00

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2019-07-24, 12:48

Pelosi Criticizes Facebook for Handling of Altered Videos Ms. Pelosi said the company’s decision to leave up manipulated videos of her demonstrated how the social network contributed to Russian manipulation ...
2019-05-29, 22:48

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2019-07-10, 23:32

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2019-06-21, 16:32

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2019-06-12, 02:00

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2019-09-20, 10:00

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2019-10-08, 10:32

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2019-07-22, 17:32

Alex Acosta defends his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case US Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on Tuesday defended his controversial handling of child sex-abuse allegations against Jeffrey Epstein more than a d...
2019-07-09, 19:16

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2019-09-14, 08:00

Rep. Lee Zeldin rips Schiff’s handling of Trump impeachment inquiry Republican Rep. Lee Zeldin blasted Rep. Adam Schiff, the leader of the House Intelligence Committee, for lying and releasing “cherry-picked lea...
2019-10-14, 00:48

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2019-09-26, 16:32

‘Not Everyone Will Agree.’ How YouTube Is Defending its Handling of Homophobic, Racist Videos YouTube on Wednesday published a lengthy explanation of its harassment and hate speech policies, following a controversy over its refusal to remove v...
2019-06-06, 21:32

Treasury inspector general investigating handling of Trump's tax returns An inspector general within the Treasury Department is investigating the Trump administration's handling of a congressional request for President Tru...
2019-10-05, 22:00

DOJ replaces legal team handling cases related to census The Justice Department has decided to shake things up for the 2020 census — appointing a new team of Civil Division lawyers to handle all census-rela...
2019-07-08, 10:16

Lukaku defends Pogba and Sanchez, criticises Man Utd's handling of transfer "Romelu Lukaku has criticised Manchester United for failing to shut down rumours he was going to leave the club, while also coming to the defence of ...
2019-08-22, 02:48

Yankees Acknowledge Missteps in Handling of Luis Severino’s Injury In an injury-riddled season, the team allowed its ace to resume throwing without a precautionary M.R.I. In retrospect, officials believe that was a m...
2019-07-01, 01:16

UK PM Theresa May announces resignation amid fury over Brexit handling British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Friday that she will resign her premiership -- ending her months-long struggle to keep her job despite s...
2019-05-24, 12:48

Jimmy Kimmel: Trump handling impeachment 'about as well as you expect, which is badly' Late-night hosts examined the Trump administration’s stonewalling and Turkey’s invasion of northern SyriaWednesday was “another action-packed day”, s...
2019-10-11, 02:00

T-Mobile subscribers might not be happy with how it is handling the Netflix price hike T-Mobile announced today that its current T-Mobile One and One Plus plans are evolving. With some upgrades, the carrier has given its service plans t...
2019-05-23, 18:16

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2019-10-03, 23:32

Alberta institute wants to share Indigenous solutions to handling wildfires A study based at an institute in Canmore will look to limit and cope with wildfire by studying how First Nations managed fire, modernizing traditiona...
2019-05-22, 14:16

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2019-05-30, 00:32

Track-only Ford GT supercar receives 700bhp and handling tweaks Limited-edition MkII GT promises the next level of supercar performance Ford has unveiled a track-only evolution of its GT supercar, with uprated p...
2019-07-04, 19:00

Beijing admits 'weaknesses' in handling of African swine fever crisis The Chinese government issued a rare admission of failure Wednesday, saying that there had been "weaknesses" in the handling of an African swine feve...
2019-07-04, 16:32

Trump’s Top Intelligence Official Defends Handling of ‘Unprecedented’ Whistleblower Complaint The nation’s highest-ranking intelligence official defended his handling of a “unique and unprecedented” whistleblower complaint ag...
2019-09-26, 20:32

Florida cops launch internal probe into handling of Epstein case Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw on Friday launched an internal affairs probe into the supervision more than 10 years ago of accused perv Jeffr...
2019-07-19, 22:48

Yemen president slams U.N. envoy's handling of war in letter to secretary-general Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi criticized the U.N.'s special envoy to the country in a sharply-worded letter to the U.N. chief, describing h...
2019-05-25, 00:32

Outrage Over Bolsonaro’s Handling of Amazon Fires Gets Personal With Jab at French First Lady (PORTO VELHO, Brazil) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has insulted adversaries and allies, disparaged women, blacks and homosexuals, and e...
2019-08-26, 20:16

Probe Underway: French Envoy On Break-In At IAF's Office Handling Rafale French ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler on Saturday said the investigation into a possible data theft during the break-in into the Rafale projec...
2019-06-30, 04:48

Maren Morris Poses Topless for Playboy and Gets Real About Handling Haters Maren Morris is loving the skin she's in. The 29-year-old singer poses topless for her new interview with Playboy and gets candid about handling hat...
2019-06-18, 19:32

Report: DOJ investigating FBI, Olympic organizations' handling of sex abuse complaints The Department of Justice is looking at how several Olympic organizations handled sexual abuse complaints, according to the Wall Street Journal. ...
2019-09-14, 02:00

N.S.C. Lawyers Oversaw Handling of Ukraine Call Transcript, White House Says The White House has not confirmed a whistle-blower’s claim that the record went into a highly classified computer system accessible to only a select ...
2019-09-27, 23:32

McDonald's faces new complaints related to handling of sexual harassment cases The Time's Up Legal Defense Fund, the American Civil Liberties Union and fast-food workers coalition Fight for $15 said Tuesday that they have f...
2019-05-21, 18:16

Treasury Inspector General Reviewing Handling of Requests for Trump Tax Records The Treasury Department’s inspector general is reviewing how the Trump administration responded to congressional requests for federal tax information...
2019-10-05, 01:00

Gary Woodland’s last step: Handling final-round pressure of US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Sometimes the signs are simply too obvious to ignore. They needn’t be lit up with neon lights to properly deliver the message....
2019-06-16, 08:48

Attempted Break-In At IAF's Paris Office Handling Rafale Jets: Sources There was an attempt to break into the Paris office of the Indian Air force (IAF) team overseeing the manufacture of 36 Rafales ordered by India, sou...
2019-05-22, 13:32

State Department finds 30 security incidents regarding handling of Hillary’s emails The State Department said in a letter on Monday that they’ve identified 30 security incidents regarding the handling of Hillary Clinton’s emails, a r...
2019-06-18, 10:48

House Democrats to confront intel chief about handling of Trump whistleblower The nation’s top intelligence official will face lawmakers Thursday who intend to fiercely question him about his handling of a whistleblower complai...
2019-09-26, 16:00

Infantino rejects criticism over FIFA handling of Afghan abuse scandal FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Friday strongly rejected criticism of the global ruling body's handling of the sexual abuse scandal in Afghanistan...
2019-07-05, 20:32

Chip Ganassi's Dixon confused by "bizarre" Iowa Indycar handling Chip Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon said the behaviour of his Indycar through the Iowa weekend was bizarre as he fought back from two laps down to fini...
2019-07-23, 08:32

Trump defends handling of economy, China at New Hampshire campaign rally President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his handling of the U.S. economy and trade war with China as recession fears have suddenly cast doubt on ...
2019-08-16, 17:32

Schumer calls for Senate intelligence panel to probe Trump's handling of Ukraine The U.S. Senate intelligence panel should probe President Donald Trump's handling of Ukraine, Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer told reporters o...
2019-09-25, 23:32

A Former Vanity Fair Writer Criticizes the Handling of Her 2003 Profile of Jeffrey Epstein The arrest of the financier reopened old wounds in the world of magazine journalism, with the writer Vicky Ward accusing the editor Graydon Carter of...
2019-07-10, 03:16

Treasury inspector general to probe handling of demands for Donald Trump tax returns The Department of Treasury's inspector general announced he will investigate the federal agency's rejection of producing President Donald Trump's tax...
2019-10-06, 08:00

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologizes to LGBTQ community over handling of anti-gay content YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologized at to the gay and lesbian community over the handling of anti-gay content on the Google owned video platform. ...
2019-06-11, 07:00

Crisis for Jacinda Ardern as ally quits over handling of sex assault case scandal New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern was today thrown into the biggest crisis since she took office as a top ally resigned over her party's hand...
2019-09-11, 13:00

Whistle-Blower Is Said to Allege Concerns About White House Handling of Ukraine Call New details have emerged about the intelligence officer who raised alarms about the president’s pressure on Ukraine to open inquiries that could bene...
2019-09-26, 04:32

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2019-05-23, 07:48

Homeland Security Exhibits Ignorance, Incompetence in Handling of Surveillance Contractor Breach At a Homeland Security hearing this week that largely focused on the unsolved mystery of whether it’s illegal to use face recognition software on U.S...
2019-07-12, 04:01

Rep. Sean Maloney defends Adam Schiff’s handling of Trump impeachment inquiry US Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney defended fellow Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff in the face of blistering attacks from President Trump over the House’...
2019-10-06, 23:00

Department of Justice shakes up team handling 2020 census-related cases A new team of Civil Division lawyers at the Department of Justice will take over handling 2020 census-related cases, a spokeswoman for the agency sai...
2019-07-08, 04:01

Boeing CEO acknowledges ‘mistake’ in handling of cockpit warning problem before Max jet crashes in Ethiopia, Indonesia PARIS (AP) — Boeing CEO acknowledges ‘mistake’ in handling of cockpit warning problem before Max jet crashes in Ethiopia, Indonesia. The ...
2019-06-16, 22:32

Heathrow Airport latest: Scores of holidaymakers still waiting for luggage day after baggage handling chaos Desperate air travellers are still waiting to be reunited with their luggage after technical issues at London Heathrow Airport forced them to fly wit...
2019-07-24, 22:16

Florida governor orders criminal probe into handling of prior Jeffrey Epstein sex case Gov. Ron DeSantis the state Law Enforcement Department to launch an inquiry into "other irregularities" surrounding an earlier state probe and plea a...
2019-08-07, 00:32

Zuckerberg admits Facebook made an 'execution mistake' in its handling of doctored Pelosi video Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted that the social network made an “execution mistake” in its handling of a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy ...
2019-06-28, 05:32

Los Angeles mayor faces recall effort over handling of city's burgeoning homeless crisis Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is facing a recall effort as he continues to be besieged by complaints about the city's widespread homeless populatio...
2019-06-20, 08:00

Labor Secretary Acosta to hold press conference to address handling of Jeffrey Epstein Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday afternoon to address his handling the of the prosecution fo...
2019-07-11, 06:00

Sigma's New 'Asylum' Skin Raises Concerns About Overwatch's Handling Of Mental-Illness Tropes Overwatch’s newest hero, Sigma, was introduced to the world on a gurney. Though the video was purposefully non-linear, Sigma had suffered a mental br...
2019-08-03, 02:48

IRS Tax-Prep Program Gets Fresh Scrutiny A study, obtained by The Wall Street Journal, pointed to shortcomings of the free online tax-preparation program, known as Free File, but concluded t...
2019-10-10, 03:32

DIY rape kits face scrutiny (NBC News) There is a growing backlash over do-it-yourself rape kits, products that makers say are meant to give victims a way to collect evidence if...
2019-09-25, 23:32

South Bend cops warn of ‘mass exodus,’ as morale tanks over Buttigieg handling of shooting As South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg commands national attention with his media-savvy presidential bid, the firestorm back home over an officer-involve...
2019-07-22, 15:48

Qantas boss Alan Joyce backs Rugby Australia's handling of Israel Folau dispute Joyce says Folau’s comments were ‘clearly inappropriate’ as ex-Wallaby makes more homophobic comments in church sermonAlan Joyce, the Qantas chief ex...
2019-06-17, 15:48

'Adults don't get it': why TikTok is facing greater scrutiny Success of video-sharing app among young has brought with it investigations over child safetyThe most downloaded app on the App Store for the last ye...
2019-07-05, 22:48

After Attacks in U.S., Extremist Symbols Draw Scrutiny The many symbols, slogans and memes used by white supremacists — like the bowl haircut of one gunman — are seen as imperfect signposts in the effort ...
2019-09-26, 09:32

Fed, Congress Promise Scrutiny of Facebook Cryptocurrency The social network began to learn how Washington will check its push into digital currencies, with leaders of the Federal Reserve and an influential ...
2019-06-20, 03:48

Google's Scrutiny by Justice Department Has Been Building The Justice Department’s plans to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google have been building over time, amid a growing public conversation about whether t...
2019-06-02, 17:16

Report: The FTC May Be Considering Closer Antitrust Scrutiny of Amazon The Federal Trade Commission is putting Amazon under “closer watch,” a move that may signify heightened interest in some kind of antitrust investigat...
2019-06-02, 22:48

Where's Johnson? UK PM candidate criticized for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticized on Tuesday by rivals who said the former foreign minister w...
2019-06-11, 15:00

Amazon’s Deliveroo Investment Is Halted for U.K. Scrutiny A British regulator ordered that an Amazon-led cash infusion into the food-delivery start-up be paused to study whether it creates competition concer...
2019-07-05, 14:48

Bitcoin drops more than 10% as scrutiny of cryptocurrencies grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10% over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's ...
2019-07-15, 18:16

Boeing, Embraer Deal Faces EU Scrutiny European competition regulators are expected to open an in-depth probe into plans by Boeing to take control of the commercial-jetliner arm of Brazil’...
2019-09-27, 11:32

Austria's far-right FPÖ party under scrutiny for ties to Russia The Austrian government has collapsed over a scandal involving the alleged niece of a Russian oligarch. The far-right FPÖ party's unquestioning proxi...
2019-05-21, 23:48

Adam Schiff-Ukraine connection comes under scrutiny House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff -- who has played a leading role in investigating the Trump-Ukraine scandal -- is facing questions ...
2019-10-04, 07:32

A hefty donation to Trump’s inaugural comes under scrutiny WASHINGTON (AP) — Real estate mogul Franklin Haney contributed $1 million to President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee and all he’s go...
2019-05-27, 18:16

Roche's $4.3 bln Spark bid delayed again amid U.S., UK scrutiny Swiss drugmaker Roche's $4.3 billion takeover of U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics has been pushed back again, possibly beyond the firs...
2019-06-10, 11:01

F.A.A. Leaders Face Scrutiny Over Boeing 737 Max Certification At a Senate committee hearing Wednesday, officials from the Federal Aviation Administration defended their approval of the 737 Max and their response...
2019-08-01, 02:48

EU Warns of 5G Risks Amid Scrutiny of Huawei The European Union has identified specific security threats posed by foreign vendors of telecommunications equipment, significantly heightening the b...
2019-10-12, 08:00

Facebook’s new currency plan under scrutiny in Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers. ItR...
2019-07-16, 07:48

Priti Patel to launch fresh inquiry into Scotland Yard's handling of Carl Beech case Priti Patel is set to launch a fresh inquiry into Scotland Yard's response to a fictitious VIP paedophile ring which saw a number of senior politicia...
2019-10-03, 10:32

Hong Kong government issues apology over handling of politically-charged legislation that sparked massive protests HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong government issues apology over handling of politically-charged legislation that sparked massive protests. The post Hong Ko...
2019-06-16, 16:16

Google Confirms DOJ Scrutiny, Says It Must Hand Over Antitrust Records The Department of Justice is mandating that Google’s parent company, Alphabet, hand over any information regarding previous antitrust investigations ...
2019-09-07, 14:32

Juul CEO steps down amid intense company scrutiny By Lucy Bayly Kevin Burns has stepped down as chief executive of embattled e-cigarette maker Juul, amid intensifying scrutiny of the brand’s ma...
2019-09-25, 23:32

Bitcoin Drops More Than 10 Percent as Scrutiny of Cryptocurrencies Grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10 percent over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Face...
2019-07-15, 22:32

I.R.S. Offers Deal to Small Insurance Companies Under Scrutiny The offer pertains to captive insurance, a way to insure against risks not covered by traditional means. But it has created an incentive for tax avoi...
2019-09-20, 16:00

Roche's $4.3 billion Spark bid delayed again amid U.S., UK scrutiny Swiss drugmaker Roche's $4.3 billion takeover of U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics has been pushed back again, possibly beyond the firs...
2019-06-10, 09:16

Erdoğan faces scrutiny once more as Istanbul goes back to the polls Losing Istanbul for a second time would be embarrassing for the president’s AKP partyMillions of people across Istanbul have returned to the polls fo...
2019-06-23, 18:16

Why Google's Advertising Dominance Is Drawing Antitrust Scrutiny Google is the major force at every layer between advertisers and websites, one reason the Justice Department is laying the groundwork for potential a...
2019-06-17, 12:32

US Lays Out Proposal To Extend Scrutiny Of Foreign Investment The US government outlined more detail on Tuesday on its plans to beef up foreign investment oversight, including a proposal to permit the blocking o...
2019-09-18, 08:32

What would Churchill say? UK PM contest rivals say Boris Johnson needs scrutiny Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, must face more scrutiny over his Brexit plans, his closest rival s...
2019-06-14, 12:32

UPDATE 2-Where's Johnson? UK PM candidate criticised for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favourite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticised on Tuesday by rivals who said the former foreign minister ...
2019-06-11, 14:16

Steiner may face further scrutiny after criticising Russia stewards Haas Formula 1 team principal Gunther Steiner may face further scrutiny from the championship's rulemakers after criticising the Russian Grand Prix s...
2019-09-30, 17:00

After tax fraud allegations, conservation land trusts under scrutiny An investigation by the Senate Finance Committee and a new law proposed in Congress aim to clean up the tax code for private deals with land trusts t...
2019-09-11, 13:00

What you're watching, mutual fund scrutiny, and Uber's 'bloodbath' Netflix When you sit down to watch a TV show or movie on Netflix, you're helping fine tune the streaming giant's recommendation engine. As BI report...
2019-08-05, 09:48

Google acknowledges DOJ scrutiny as part of competition review Google has confirmed that it's one of the targets of the Justice Department's review of competition in tech. The search firm has revealed ...
2019-09-08, 01:48

Apple CEO says scrutiny is ‘fair’ but denies company is a monopoly Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook denied that the company is a monopoly as the US government gears up for a potentially unprecedented probe into whether...
2019-06-04, 17:48

Trump administration giving hi-tech visas new scrutiny The administration began rejecting more visa extensions for immigrants with high-tech or other specialized skills, a little-noticed policy change tha...
2019-08-02, 20:32

Intuit Raises Outlook Amid TurboTax Scrutiny Intuit raised its profit and sales outlook for the year, citing strong results in the latest quarter despite mounting legislative scrutiny over the b...
2019-05-24, 05:16

Google faces scrutiny from Congress, DOJ over plans to encrypt DNS Google's bid to encrypt domain name requests appears to be raising hackles among American officials. The Wall Street Journal has learned that t...
2019-09-29, 22:32

Amazon executive says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some crit...
2019-06-06, 13:16

Facebook Remolds Defense Team as Scrutiny Intensifies Facebook has been revamping the leadership of its defense teams in the face of what is potentially the most serious antitrust threat to the company i...
2019-06-06, 23:32

Amazon's Deal Spree Is Threatened by Washington Scrutiny Amazon.com has been on a buying binge in recent years, but the U.S. government’s increased scrutiny of large tech companies threatens to slow that pa...
2019-07-03, 13:16

Culture under scrutiny: What AfD gains at the polls imply for the arts Populism is having its moment around the world — to the chagrin of many artists. The shake-up of the political landscape in Saxony and Brandenburg is...
2019-09-02, 05:16

Daimler says all costs under scrutiny after moderate start to 2019 Daimler's outgoing chief executive said on Wednesday that all of the luxury carmaker's costs were under review as he expressed dissatisfaction with t...
2019-05-22, 14:16

Klobuchar blasts Trump's handling of canceled Taliban talks: 'Treating foreign policy like some kind of game show' 2020 Democratic primary presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar lambasted President Trump’s handling of the cancelled talks between the Taliban and Afgh...
2019-09-09, 02:32

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

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

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

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 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

NRL refereeing again under scrutiny after six-again grand final blunder | Nick Tedeschi The confluence of awful timing, poor management and a grand stage that saw the most important game of the year sulliedSuch was the contempt South Syd...
2019-10-07, 06:32

Riskier borrowers face heightened scrutiny as uncertainty mounts NEW YORK, June 19 (LPC) - Speculative grade companies looking to the leveraged loan market to fund their operations are bracing for heightened scruti...
2019-06-19, 22:32

Indonesia's Raging Wildfires Renew Scrutiny Over Land Clearing Flaming forests and a public-health emergency in Indonesia have renewed attention on a persistent problem with a global reach: slash-and-burn farming...
2019-10-01, 03:00

After Nike Coach's Suspension, His Star Pupil Faces Scrutiny Galen Rupp has been the longtime center of attention for the Nike Oregon Project and coach Alberto Salazar, now serving a four-year sanction for dopi...
2019-10-04, 11:00

Cybersecurity of medical devices under scrutiny after FDA recalls insulin pumps According to experts, however, this is not an anomaly. Medical devices, including medical implants, are likely vulnerable to cybersecurity breaches d...
2019-06-30, 03:48

Dutch World Cup success comes at a cost as media scrutiny intensifies Success has come at a cost for the Netherlands at the women's World Cup as increased media scrutiny has turned up the pressure on Sarina Wiegman's si...
2019-06-21, 16:32

On Khashoggi Killing and Yemen, Saudis Cannot Avoid Fresh Scrutiny Saudi Arabia failed to stop an inquiry on atrocities in Yemen, and a documentary quotes Prince Mohammed bin Salman saying he has “all the responsibil...
2019-09-26, 22:00

Google Draws House Antitrust Scrutiny of Internet Protocol Antitrust investigators are scrutinizing plans by Google to use a new internet protocol in a way that some say could make it harder for other compani...
2019-09-29, 17:32

U.N. Probe Calls for More Scrutiny of Saudi Prince Over Khashoggi Murder A top U.N. investigator found “credible evidence” that warrants further investigation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s responsibility in t...
2019-06-20, 00:00

Missing Millions Put an American-Funded Afghan College Under Scrutiny The American University of Afghanistan is at risk of closing after United States government investigators said they could not account for $63 million...
2019-05-30, 06:48

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Com...
2019-06-02, 08:32

Boris Johnson accused of cowardice as he dodges public scrutiny Tory leadership frontrunner avoids interviews and refuses to commit to TV hustingsLatest on Tory leadership contest - live updatesBoris Johnson has b...
2019-06-11, 15:48

Possible flight rule violations under scrutiny in New York helicopter crash The deadly rooftop crash-landing of a helicopter in the heart of New York City in rain and fog on Monday raised immediate questions about whether the...
2019-06-11, 04:00

Florida State Is Privatizing Its Athletic Department To Shield Itself From Scrutiny Florida State University’s Board of Trustees voted Friday to establish a new organization that’ll run the school’s athletic department: The Florida S...
2019-06-10, 22:32

YouTube’s cesspool of anger and hate faces growing scrutiny Facebook and Twitter have drawn the lion's share of scrutiny for hosting objectionable content. But YouTube now occupies its own circle of internet h...
2019-06-10, 17:32

Military parts supplier TransDigm draws scrutiny over prices In a letter addressed to Defense Department Inspector General Glenn Fine, members of the House Oversight Committee called for a comprehensive investi...
2019-06-09, 05:16

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Com...
2019-06-02, 10:16

Antitrust Scrutiny of Google and Amazon Should Worry Silicon Valley Reports say the federal government is considering antitrust probes of Google and Amazon. Big Tech could be a bogeyman for both sides in the 2020 elec...
2019-06-03, 15:48

8chan: owner of extremist site lashes out as scrutiny intensifies Jim Watkins defended website amid growing outcry over reports the alleged El Paso gunman used the site to publish his manifestoThe owner of the extre...
2019-08-07, 04:32

Cosmetic surgery: Australian industry under scrutiny after horror cases Experts say the sector is infiltrated by dodgy operators cashing in on $1bn obsession with beauty A huge increase in complications associated with co...
2019-07-24, 09:32

No Scrutiny On Sensitive Bills, Opposition Plans Parliament Boycott The opposition has decided to hold a planned boycott of the ongoing parliament session, upset over the government's refusal to send certain controver...
2019-07-24, 16:16

Devil in the data as funds call for scrutiny of LSE's Refinitiv deal Some trading and investment firms are calling for competition regulators to scrutinize London Stock Exchange's proposed $27 billion takeover of fina...
2019-07-31, 20:32

Tech giants face new scrutiny causing stocks to recoil Tech stocks short-circuited Monday on reports that Silicon Valley’s top companies are facing unprecedented scrutiny of their business practices by go...
2019-06-04, 04:32

Apple CEO says U.S. scrutiny 'fair,' but rejects idea company is a monopoly Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook denied that the company is a monopoly as the U.S. government gears up for a potentially unprecedented probe into w...
2019-06-04, 18:16

Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators The move by the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission could result in heightened federal scrutiny of the two tech giants' business prac...
2019-06-02, 05:16

Scrutiny over Trump’s Ukraine scandal may also complicate Biden’s campaign The story is inextricably linked to the Democratic front-runner’s son, pushing one of the topics that Biden is least comfortable discussing into the ...
2019-09-21, 21:00

Google Axes Lobbyists Amid Growing Government Scrutiny Google has fired several of its largest lobbying firms as part of a major overhaul of its global government affairs and policy operations amid the pr...
2019-06-12, 15:00

French Foreign Legion faces scrutiny over avalanche deaths Four officers face manslaughter trial after six recruits died on gruelling training exerciseThe French Foreign Legion’s notoriously tough approach to...
2019-10-11, 02:00

Deadly California Boat Fire Prompts Scrutiny of Regulations The Coast Guard suspended its search for survivors on Tuesday after a fire killed 34 people. It said the boat was outfitted with approved fire safety...
2019-09-04, 10:32

Ruby Rose Is Ready to Fight Crime and Fan Scrutiny as Batwoman The actor endured plenty of criticism when she was picked to star in CW’s “Batwoman,” but she has made the role her own. “That’s my legacy and I’m go...
2019-09-03, 19:32

UK Tories accuse favorite Boris Johnson of ducking scrutiny LONDON (AP) — Contenders to become Britain’s next prime minister are accusing front-runner Boris Johnson of trying to dodge scrutiny by not agr...
2019-06-14, 11:48

Google Said to Have Fired Lobbyists in Wake of Growing Public Scrutiny Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having...
2019-06-14, 08:01

Juul faces heightened scrutiny, Illinois and DC launch probes The company's rapid rise to the top of the multi-billion dollar U.S. e-cigarette market has been accompanied by accusations from parents, politi...
2019-08-31, 22:16

New Scrutiny of Museum Boards Takes Aim at World of Wealth and Status A recent protest at the Whitney that drummed out a vice chairman exposed the symbiotic, but potentially problematic, relationship that museums have w...
2019-10-03, 09:32

Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presi...
2019-08-16, 17:32

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

Swiss auction off seized supercar collection Swiss authorities confiscated 25 luxury cars from the playboy son of Equatorial Guinea's president in 2016. They will be auctioned on Sunday to pay f...
2019-09-29, 12:00

| 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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

Supercars of Obiang son on the block at Swiss auction A collection of luxury cars confiscated by Geneva authorities from a son of the president of Equatorial Guinea is estimated to fetch 18.5 million Swi...
2019-09-28, 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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

"Were Cocked And Loaded": Trump's Take On Iran Attack Plan Faces Scrutiny US President Donald Trump on Friday described a nail-biting decision to call off an imminent attack on Iran in order to avoid disproportionate casual...
2019-06-22, 11:48

Trump’s Fish and Wildlife pick under scrutiny for previous work for Monsanto Senate Democrats questioned Aurelia Skipwith’s experience and political ties as potential conflicts of interest Donald Trump’s nominee to handle enda...
2019-09-12, 02:00

New Google and Facebook Inquiries Show Big Tech Scrutiny Is Rare Bipartisan Act Democrats and Republicans, at the federal and state levels, are uniting to investigate the power of Big Tech, and potentially to rein in the dominant...
2019-09-06, 20:32

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

U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies...
2019-07-04, 02:16

Pandemic bonds face scrutiny after Ebola outbreak yet to trigger payout World Bank funding instruments issued to help emerging countries swiftly tackle pandemics have come under the spotlight after the latest deadly Ebola...
2019-08-02, 00:16

U.S. federal death penalty protocol faces fresh legal scrutiny Plans by President Donald Trump's administration to resume executions of inmates sentenced to death for federal crimes is set to face a stiff court c...
2019-07-31, 21:48

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promo...
2019-05-21, 20:16

Apple Touts New Privacy Features Amid Scrutiny of Tech Giants Apple sought to tout itself as a digital-privacy crusader with an anonymous login system and tools that prevent apps from tracking a user’s location,...
2019-06-04, 06:32

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal health...
2019-07-18, 09:00

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with highest 'scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is reviewing license requests from U.S. companies to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "...
2019-07-03, 19:48

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies...
2019-07-03, 23:16

Britain’s Prince Andrew faces new scrutiny for ties to Jeffrey Epstein Buckingham Palace has never been able to explain a racy 2001 photo of the Duke of York with a then-teenager who claims Jeffrey Epstein paid her to ha...
2019-08-14, 09:00

Singapore steps up scrutiny of shell firms to combat money laundering Singapore's position as one of the world's leading financial centers and a trade hub make it particularly vulnerable to money laundering du...
2019-08-13, 02:00

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies...
2019-07-03, 22:00

Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein deal scrutiny President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019...
2019-07-12, 19:48

The Whistleblower’s Complaint on Trump and Ukraine Has Been Released. These Sections Will Receive the Most Scrutiny The whistleblower complaint detailing concerns over President Donald Trump’s July phone call with the Ukrainian president alleges that the Pres...
2019-09-26, 20:32

"Zero Scrutiny": Trinamool's Derek O'Brien Slams Centre For RTI Bill Push The Trinamool Congress (TMC) this morning charged that the government was passing bills in Parliament without any "scrutiny" and said a united Opposi...
2019-07-24, 09:00

U.S. military intensifies scrutiny on housing, issues ultimatum on health hazards Three branches of the U.S. military have increased scrutiny of housing landlord Balfour Beatty Communities, with the Air Force demanding the company ...
2019-10-03, 01:32

Biden's LGBTQ record draws scrutiny at Iowa presidential forum Former Vice President Joe Biden's decades-long record on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues was scrutinized on Friday in Iowa at the first...
2019-09-21, 12:32

UK PM candidate Hancock asks: Why should Boris Johnson avoid public scrutiny? Matt Hancock, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said other candidates such as favorite Boris Johnson should ...
2019-06-11, 10:00

A Trump Friend, Under Scrutiny by Prosecutors, Appears at California Fund-raisers Thomas J. Barrack Jr. attended two events with the president this week in California. Prosecutors have questioned him in their investigation of forei...
2019-09-18, 23:00

Warren faces scrutiny over another potential inconsistency, in story about mother’s temper Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is facing scrutiny over another potential inconsistency found in the stories she tells about how s...
2019-10-08, 22:00

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

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

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

The Swiss bank spying scandal that left a man dead A row between two highly-paid bankers, one of whom winds up being followed by a private detective on the streets of Zurich, while a third senior bank...
2019-10-02, 03:32

Swiss Archaeologists Discover 5,500 Year Old Submerged Monument Ancient stone alignments and cairns have been discovered in Switzerland’s Lake Constance and researchers say they are 5,500 years old. ...
2019-10-02, 19:32

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Swiss banks see growth shifting to EU if no treaty is struck Swiss banks will have to shift more operations to the European Union if Switzerland fails to secure a treaty with the trading bloc, Geneva private ba...
2019-10-08, 20:32

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

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

Mike Pompeo under growing scrutiny for State Department's role in Ukraine scandal Mike Pompeo said State Department officials acted appropriately in their dealings with Ukrainian officials. But Pompeo is facing Democratic scrutiny,...
2019-09-29, 00:32

Jeremy Hunt calls Boris Johnson 'a coward' for not facing public scrutiny Boris Johnson's final rival in the race to become Britain's next prime minister has accused him of being a coward for avoiding public scrutiny, as Jo...
2019-06-27, 20:48

Wisconsin high school football coach under scrutiny after clothes-lining student When two students ran onto the field in the middle of a high school football game in Wisconsin, an assistant coach clothes-lined one to the ground. ...
2019-09-18, 02:00

Prince Andrew’s connection to Jeffrey Epstein under new scrutiny following resurfaced allegations, suicide Buckingham Palace has never been able to explain a racy photo of the prince with a then-teenager who says she was “trafficked” for sexual encounters ...
2019-08-14, 22:00

Buttigieg facing scrutiny as family of black man killed by cop plans lawsuit against city A lawyer for the family of a black man killed by an Indiana police officer says South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg hasn’t been “proactive” about officer...
2019-06-22, 19:32

UPDATE 1-Air Canada's planned Transat acquisition requires additional scrutiny -minister Air Canada's planned acquisition of Transat AT raises issues of public interest and will require additional scrutiny, including the impact on airline...
2019-08-27, 03:48

UPDATE 1-U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies...
2019-07-03, 23:32

UPDATE 2-U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies...
2019-07-04, 00:48

After smashing vial, China’s Sun Yang brings scrutiny, controversy to swimming championships Latest doping scandal casts dark cloud over sport. “I think all of us would say that we’re racing dopers at some point,” said one American, “and we s...
2019-07-21, 14:32

Banking while black: Minority business owners face worse treatment and more scrutiny White men seeking small business loans were treated better than more-qualified black and Hispanic counterparts, according to a new study by the Natio...
2019-09-06, 19:00

Justice Ginsburg declares her good health, but high-stakes scrutiny persists In the six weeks since Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg revealed she had endured another cancer ordeal, she has made more than 10 public appearances, anim...
2019-10-03, 20:00

South Korean child abuse, extreme school competition draw U.N. scrutiny South Korea is under criticism from a United Nations committee for not doing enough to curb domestic child abuse and encouraging cutthroat competitio...
2019-10-05, 04:00

Tech monopoly? Congress increases antitrust scrutiny on Facebook, Google, Amazon House judiciary committee launches investigation into whether current laws and enforcement are enough to address competition issuesCongress is launch...
2019-06-04, 04:16

Jimmy Fallon's 'This Is Baby' faced scrutiny of his toughest book critics: His daughters Jimmy Fallon, father of two and host of "The Tonight Show," publishes his third children's book, "This Is Baby."        ...
2019-10-07, 16:32

Analysts doubt feds will go 'nuclear' on big tech, but see the increased scrutiny as a growing risk Analysts say the likelihood of a "nuclear option" from regulators — like a break-up of tech conglomerates forcing them to expose search algorithms — ...
2019-06-04, 23:16

Boeing CEO calls handling of 737 Max crashes a 'mistake,' vows improvements Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg calls his company's handling of two software-related crashes of the 737 Max aircraft a 'mistake.'  ...
2019-06-16, 21:16

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

Swiss to auction 25 supercars seized from son of Equatorial Guinea dictator Luxury cars seized from vice president Teodorin Obiang Nguema are expected to fetch $18m at Geneva auctionA collection of luxury cars seized from Equ...
2019-09-30, 03:32

'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

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 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

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

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 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

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

Swiss attorney general gets 4 more years amid FIFA fallout Switzerland’s lawmakers have given embattled attorney general Michael Lauber four more years in office despite criticism of his handling of corruptio...
2019-09-25, 11:32

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

Old Swiss Franc Mortgages Could Come Back to Haunt Polish Banks The European Union’s top court ruled in favor of Polish consumers who took out low-rate mortgages tied to the Swiss franc years ago, only to see the ...
2019-10-04, 00:32

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

With ‘Deepest Sadness,’ Swiss Mourn the Passing of Alps Glacier About 250 mourners, including many dressed in black, ascended a Swiss mountainside on Sunday to bid farewell to a longtime resident of the Alps: the ...
2019-09-24, 11:00

Galaxy Note 10 Review: A Smaller Note Makes For Better Handling When Samsung announced the arrival of two versions of its latest Galaxy Note—the 6.3-inch Note 10 and the 6.8-inch Note 10+—it signaled a small depar...
2019-09-12, 22:32

Google receives demand for documents from Justice Dept., acknowledging federal antitrust scrutiny Google said Friday it had received a legal demand for records from the Justice Department related to the tech giant's prior antitrust investigations,...
2019-09-07, 15:00

John F. Kennedy Jr.’s wife Carolyn Bessette ‘felt trapped’ trying to cope with media scrutiny, says pal John F. Kennedy Jr. reportedly had a hard time understanding why his wife, Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, was struggling with the intense media scrutiny t...
2019-07-05, 11:48

Britain's investment funds face scrutiny as Bank of England's Carney blasts liquidity 'lie' The U.K. fund industry is facing calls for new regulation with Bank of England Governor Mark Carney telling lawmakers that some investment funds are ...
2019-06-27, 19:32

Tesla's new Smart Summon feature is drawing scrutiny as people use it in crowded parking lots The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Wednesday it is aware of reports of minor crashes involving Tesla Inc's Sma...
2019-10-03, 12:32

Prince Andrew's link to Jeffrey Epstein draws new scrutiny after suicide, document dump Reverberations from Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide in a federal lockup are being felt across the Atlantic, where the investigation into the disgr...
2019-08-14, 01:32

Acosta's replacement at Labor faces scrutiny for work with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the helm of the department following the resignation Friday of Alex Acosta, who faced scru...
2019-07-12, 18:48

Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale remains on defense after scrutiny over financial ties The Trump campaign is fending off questions about recent actions and comments from campaign manager Brad Parscale amid a torrent of criticism over th...
2019-09-10, 00:32

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

| 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

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

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 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

| 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

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

There’s no shortage of shocks in Swiss Army Man follow-up The Death Of Dick Long Dick Long is dead, and his friends Zeke (Michael Abbott Jr.) and Earl (Andre Hyland) are at their wit’s end. They’re desperately trying to cover up w...
2019-09-25, 18:00

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

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 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 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

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

Climate activists hold event to mark vanishing Swiss glacier Hundreds of climate activists paid their respects to a Swiss glacier on Sunday that is due to disappear over the next decade, the victim of a warming...
2019-09-22, 18:00

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

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

Free soloing at speed: Swiss climber plays his 'joker card' It's one thing climbing over 1,800 feet up a vertical rockface as fast as you can, it's another thing altogether to do it without the use of safety r...
2019-10-09, 14:00

'Things are getting unstable': global heating and the rise of rockfalls in Swiss Alps As Switzerland’s glaciers melt, dangerous rockfalls become more likely and towns are forced to live under an existential threatThe thunderous roar th...
2019-10-02, 14:00

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

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

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

Credit Suisse clears its CEO in spying scandal that rocked Swiss banking Credit Suisse cleared its CEO on Tuesday of snooping on a star wealth manager in an episode that saw suicide, scandal and espionage invade the secre...
2019-10-01, 19:32

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Free soloing at speed: Swiss climber plays 'joker card' It's one thing climbing over 1,800 feet up a vertical rockface as fast as you can, it's another thing altogether to do it without the use of safety r...
2019-10-09, 17:32

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

Trump defends 'excellent' labor secretary amid scrutiny over Epstein plea deal – live Donald Trump ignores calls for Alexander Acosta to resign over role in securing a lenient 2008 plea deal for financier Jeffrey EpsteinSign up for the...
2019-07-09, 19:16

Daily on Healthcare, Presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: Warren, 70, breezes past scrutiny of her age Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
2019-09-06, 21:32

Ex-defense chief Jim Mattis joins General Dynamics amid rising scrutiny of DC ties to business Jim Mattis, the retired Marine general who served as President Trump's first defense secretary, is joining the board of contractor General Dynamics j...
2019-08-09, 10:00

California middle school teacher draws scrutiny for giving students gender identity cards A middle school science teacher in California caused an uproar this week for giving his students a "Gender Unicorn" sheet that explained gender ident...
2019-08-11, 02:00

31% of Help to Buy users didn't need it, says watchdog A third of home buyers who used the Help to Buy scheme last year could have purchased a property without the initiative, research by a government spe...
2019-06-13, 15:48

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Swiss Army Says It May Scold Mountain Biker For "Mooning" Donald Trump On Instagram The Swiss Army said it could reprimand world champion mountain biker Nino Schurter for posting a picture of his ass, along with the asses of three ot...
2019-09-25, 01:32

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

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

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo break ties with plastic lobbying group amid mounting scrutiny over pollution The beverage giants join other companies like Clorox, Becton Dickinson and Ecolab, which ended memberships with the Plastics Industry Association las...
2019-07-24, 01:00

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

The U.S. Election Watchdog Needs 4 of 6 Members to Enforce the Law. It Now Has 3. The Federal Election Commission is supposed to monitor how candidates raise and spend money, but it will no longer have enough commissioners to legal...
2019-08-27, 04:16

Watchdog says FBI has access to about 640 million photographs A government watchdog says the FBI has access to about 640 million photographs — including from driver’s licenses, passports and mugshots — that can ...
2019-06-06, 01:32

Pensions watchdog demands £50m from Green Pensions watchdogs are demanding that Sir Philip Green hands another £50m to the retirement scheme of his Arcadia retail empire to avert its col...
2019-05-31, 15:48

U.S. and Iran set to clash at U.N. nuclear watchdog The United States will use an emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's board on Wednesday to raise pressure on Iran over breaches of its nucl...
2019-07-10, 13:32

Swiss probe incident involving ex-Credit Suisse banker Khan, private detectives Zurich prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into an incident last week in which private detectives allegedly shadowed ex-Credit Suisse b...
2019-09-23, 16:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

Banking while black: Minority business owners with better credit scores than white counterparts face worse treatment and more scrutiny Black and Hispanic men seeking small business loans faced more scrutiny and worse treatment from bank officers than less qualified white men, accordi...
2019-09-06, 19:00

Blizzard is under scrutiny from lawmakers, gamers, and maybe even its own employees after punishing a 'Hearthstone' competitor who voiced his support for protesters in Hong Kong Invent Global Blizzard Entertainment, the company behind video games like "World of Warcraft" and "Overwatch," is under scrutiny for its decision to...
2019-10-09, 01:00

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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