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Juul profits plummet amid federal crackdown

Investors of e-cig giant Juul are seeing their profits go up in smoke as the Trump administration gears up to ban the company’s best-selling product — mint flavored pods. Investors in the privately held San Francisco company have ...

Juul profits plummet amid federal crackdown

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Juul stock values plummet amid federal crackdown Investors of e-cig giant Juul are seeing their stock valuations go up in smoke as the Trump administration gears up to ban the company’s best-selling...
2019-09-14, 04:32

Juul raises $325 million for global expansion amid US crackdown E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc. has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering to speed up its global expansion as US lawmakers seek to crac...
2019-08-19, 19:48

Amid U.S. vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce s...
2019-09-12, 09:32

Amid US vaping crackdown, Juul enters China with online store openings U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce s...
2019-09-12, 11:00

U.S. markets plummet on Wall Street amid warnings over China All three major U.S. markets plummeted in trading Monday amid warnings about the ongoing trade dispute with China and a sudden loss in the Chinese yu...
2019-08-05, 21:32

Juul Violated Federal Rules by Marketing Vaping Products as Safer Than Cigarettes, F.D.A. Says The agency sent a warning letter to the company. In a separate letter, it also requested more information about the company’s outreach to students, h...
2019-09-09, 19:00

Universities Face Federal Crackdown Over Foreign Financial Influence The Education Department has begun a crackdown on colleges and universities that fail to disclose gifts from foreign governments, fearing undue influ...
2019-08-30, 22:48

Exclusive: Two powerful Canadian provinces argued against federal drug price crackdown Canada's two most populous provinces, Ontario and Quebec, have privately expressed concerns with a federal government plan to slash the price of pate...
2019-07-31, 18:48

Juul CEO tells teens ‘don’t vape’ amid probes into marketing practices E-cigarette manufacturer Juul Labs Inc. — a company worth $38 billion — is telling some of its core consumers to stop using its products. Juul CEO Ke...
2019-08-30, 20:16

Lowe's lays off thousands of store employees amid pressure to boost profits Lowe's is laying store workers who handle maintenance and product assembly as the home-improvement chain continues to cut costs to boost profits...
2019-08-02, 18:48

UN Relocates Staff From Sudan Amid Crackdown On Protesters The United Nations is moving some of its staff from Sudan, a spokeswoman said Wednesday, as the number of dead from a crackdown on protesters soared ...
2019-06-06, 06:48

India scraps special status for Kashmir amid crackdown India's government on Monday revoked the special status of Kashmir in a bid to fully integrate its only Muslim-majority region with the rest of ...
2019-08-05, 11:48

India’s Modi awarded UAE medal amid Kashmir crackdown Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received the United Arab Emirates’ highest civilian honor during a visit to the oil-rich Gulf nation amid Kas...
2019-08-24, 20:48

Mexico vows to help Central American migrants amid crackdown MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his country must help Central Americans fleeing poverty and violence. López Obr...
2019-06-16, 01:32

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for ...
2019-05-26, 07:16

Federal drug crackdown yields 32 arrests in notoriously drug-heavy San Francisco neighborhood “It’s pretty bad. They're just shooting up right in front of you,” one local business owner described the drug-infested area. ...
2019-08-08, 09:32

| Australian police raid public broadcaster amid media crackdown Australian police have raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours in a sharp crackdow...
2019-06-06, 12:48

Trump Administration Says Border Crossing Arrests Drop Amid Mexican Crackdown PHOENIX — The Trump administration said Monday it saw a 30% drop in the number of people apprehended at the southern U.S. border from July to A...
2019-09-11, 01:32

US states unsure of how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online sup...
2019-06-27, 19:32

Border arrests show sharp decline in August amid Trump's immigration crackdown President Donald Trump has made reducing illegal immigration a top priority of his administration and reelection campaign. The latest figures indicat...
2019-09-10, 02:00

U.S. states unsure how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online sup...
2019-06-27, 18:32

Juul CEO: 'Don't Use Juul' If You're Not Already Addicted to Nicotine Even the guy running Juul admits that you probably shouldn’t use its highly addictive products if you’re not already addicted to nicotine.Read more.....
2019-08-30, 20:16

‘Search For & Refuse All Deliveries.’ Amid Trade War, Trump Urges USPS Crackdown on Fentanyl Trafficking From China With tensions over trade with China escalating, President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is “ordering” the U.S. postal service and e...
2019-08-24, 06:48

Massachusetts judge allowed to keep $181K salary amid federal charges for obstructing ICE In a reversal, a Massachusetts judge indicted for allowing an undocumented immigrant to evade ICE will be able to keep her $181,328 annual salary. &...
2019-08-13, 21:00

Federal Reserve cuts interest rates amid fears of global slowdown A divided Federal Reserve eased interest rates on Wednesday amid mixed signals over the direction of the economy and growing pressure from President ...
2019-09-19, 15:32

Trump trades barbs with Federal Reserve chair amid economic turmoil Powell said President Donald Trump's trade wars have complicated the Fed's ability to set interest rates and have contributed to a global economic sl...
2019-08-23, 19:16

Deutsche Bank is first to settle bond-rigging lawsuit, amid federal probe Deutsche Bank AG will pay $15 million to resolve claims it conspired to rig prices of bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac , becoming the fir...
2019-09-13, 00:00

Trump ramps up criticism of Federal Reserve amid White House fears of a slowdown In a series of tweets, the president blamed Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell for the slowdown in economic growth, saying his administration is “do...
2019-08-21, 21:48

Trump ramps up criticism of the Federal Reserve amid White House fears of a slowdown In a series of tweets, the president blamed Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell for the slowdown in economic growth, saying his administration is “do...
2019-08-21, 20:48

Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections More than six in ten Americans say they have become more supportive of transgender rights compared to their stances five years ago, according to a ne...
2019-06-11, 23:16

Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler support Planned Parenthood amid loss of federal funding Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler and Maggie Gyllenhaal are defending Planned Parenthood against what they call a "direct attack on the equality of women....
2019-08-23, 15:48

American Airlines mechanic sabotaged plane’s navigation system amid labor dispute, federal investigators say Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani inserted a piece of foam into the plane’s air data module system, with hopes that it would delay the flight and he wo...
2019-09-06, 23:32

Bird populations plummet in the US and Canada A new paper signals an ecological crisis, and humans are to blame. There are far fewer birds today than in the 1970s, thanks largely to habitat destr...
2019-09-20, 08:00

U.S. indexes plummet after key Treasury bond yield sinks to new low All three major U.S. stock indexes fell Wednesday upon rising concerns of an approaching recession, signaled in part by the benchmark 30-year Treasur...
2019-08-15, 07:00

‘CBS Evening News’ ratings plummet on Norah O’Donnell’s debut Norah O’Donnell’s debut as the new “CBS Evening News” anchor drew much media fanfare but fewer viewers. The former co-host of “CBS This Morning” came...
2019-07-18, 00:16

New car sales 2019: market down 4.9% as plug-in hybrid registrations plummet News 4 Jul, 2019 Alternatively fuelled vehicle sales fell for the first time in 26 months, with sales of PHEVs dropping by 50.4 per cen...
2019-07-04, 18:48

U.S. markets plummet; Treasury designates China a currency manipulator All three major U.S. markets plummeted in trading Monday amid warnings about the ongoing trade dispute with China and a sudden loss in the Chinese yu...
2019-08-06, 17:00

The ‘Pantaleo Effect’: NYPD arrests plummet in wake of firing The number of arrests and criminal summonses handled by city cops last week plummeted compared to the same period in 2018 — and law enforcement sourc...
2019-08-27, 06:16

FDNY firefighter who died in 2017 plummet was not wearing harness William Tolley, 42, was standing in the basket, which was attached to a 75-foot ladder, when it got stuck against the roof of the five-story resident...
2019-06-16, 08:00

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during...
2019-06-13, 18:48

Automakers Demand Tax Cuts, Analysts Slash Forecasts As Sales Plummet Data from Tata Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra, which together account for about two-thirds of the commercial vehicles market, show that sales of truc...
2019-09-03, 04:00

Mets plummet to fourth place in division after ugly loss to Braves ATLANTA — Hey, Miami Marlins, come get them. The number of NL East teams chasing these disappointing Mets shrunk to one Wednesday night, as manager M...
2019-06-20, 13:00

You snooze, you lose: iPhone trade-in values plummet for Pixel 3a purchases For a couple of extremely well-reviewed phones that didn't seem to need special introductory offers and discounts to impress stock Android enthusiast...
2019-05-21, 15:48

Corn prices plummet as USDA shows far more acres planted than predicted Corn prices plummeted Friday after the U.S. Department of Agriculture released data on the number of acres planted, showing numbers that were far abo...
2019-06-28, 23:00

Imports to El Paso plummet while U.S.-Mexico trade hits all-time high Annual trade has plummeted across the international bridges in El Paso by just over $4 billion, even though U.S.-Mexico trade recently reached an all...
2019-06-03, 20:32

Department store stocks plummet on the heels of Macy's dismal earnings Shares of Nordstrom, Kohl's, Dilliard's, and J.C. Penney tanked on Wednesday after Macy's lowered its profit outlook in an earnings mi...
2019-08-14, 16:00

UPDATE 2-Abercrombie & Fitch shares plummet on sluggish Hollister demand Abercrombie & Fitch Co forecast second-quarter sales below estimates on Wednesday after the apparel retailer posted its slowest rise in quarterly sam...
2019-05-29, 16:32

Heart-racing video shows toddler plummet 6 stories, bystanders catch him with blanket The scene unfolded Monday in China's Chongqing Municipality and was captured in in gut-wrenching video published by state media CCTV.  ...
2019-08-01, 05:16

Ulta shares plummet as profit and sales miss expectations and company slashes outlook Shares of Ulta Beauty tanked 21% after the company reported earnings after the bell Thursday that missed analysts' expectations and slashed its ...
2019-08-29, 23:16

FDA says Juul ‘ignored the law’ and warns it may take action The Food and Drug Administration has put vaping giant Juul on notice with a pair of letters calling out the company for misleading statements about i...
2019-09-10, 04:00

Vaping Ban: Is This the Beginning of the End for Juul? The e-cigarette and vaping industry faces renewed scrutiny from federal regulators over its alleged efforts to market products to underage consumers....
2019-09-12, 02:00

We Are Meharry, Not Juul’s Marionette When my alma mater—Meharry Medical College (one of only three historically black colleges and universities that produces physicians, dentists, and bi...
2019-07-10, 18:01

Juul warned by FDA over marketing practices The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Juul Labs Inc on Monday for marketing its e-cigarettes as safer than traditional cigarettes, the latest ...
2019-09-09, 23:00

Juul Illegally Marketed E-Cigarettes, F.D.A. Says The agency sent a warning letter to the company, saying it violated regulations by touting its vaping products as safer than traditional tobacco ciga...
2019-09-09, 21:00

Most of Juul’s Twitter followers are teens who can’t buy e-cigs Almost half of the people who followed Juul on Twitter last year were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in the United States, according...
2019-05-21, 15:16

‘I’m sorry their child is using the product’: Juul CEO apologizes to parents Speaking to CNBC on a factory tour for a new documentary about vaping, Juul chief executive Kevin Burns was asked what he would say to a parent of a ...
2019-07-16, 21:32

As Juul Moves Abroad, It's Leaving Some of Its U.S. Restrictions Behind As Juul Labs Inc. expands its e-cigarettes internationally, it hasn’t placed the same restrictions on sales to combat underage vaping in Asia and oth...
2019-09-11, 23:32

Juul Is Staring Down Yet Another Investigation Into Whether It Marketed to Kids E-cigarette giant Juul is looking at a fresh investigation into whether the company “actively” marketed its products to children, an allegation that ...
2019-06-15, 07:16

FTC is reportedly investigating Juul's marketing practices The Federal Trade Commission is investigating whether e-cigarette maker Juul used deceptive marketing and targeted minors, according to a report from...
2019-08-29, 20:48

E-Cig Giant Juul Is Considering Opening Its Own Vape Shops Vape giant Juul is looking into opening its own vape shops, according to reports, and may already be exploring ways to squash arguments that doing so...
2019-06-01, 22:16

Scientists Wanted: Recruited by Juul, Many Researchers Say No Juul needs good science to prove to the F.D.A. that its e-cigarettes offer more benefits than risks. Some researchers say they are loath to take the ...
2019-05-27, 09:16

Juul Explores Opening Its Own E-Cigarette Stores in U.S. Juul Labs, the controversial e-cigarette maker, is exploring plans to open its own U.S. retail shops, looking to capitalize on its early dominance of...
2019-05-31, 01:00

Juul Debates Pushing Back on E-Cigarette Ban Juul is debating internally whether to embrace or push back on part of the Trump administration’s plan to pull most e-cigarettes from the market, acc...
2019-09-13, 02:32

FDA warns Juul about advertising to school children The Food and Drug Administration put Juul Labs Inc., on notice Monday for allegedly advertising their products as “much safer than cigarettes” to kid...
2019-09-10, 01:00

My dad easily gave up his Marlboros. Now he won't give up his Juul I bought my 69-year-old father a Juul e-cigarette six months ago to see if he'd give up his Marlboro cigarettes. He easily quit smoking. Now he ...
2019-06-16, 18:16

Investments in cleaner vehicles hit BMW profits BMW's second quarter earnings fell by a fifth, hit by exchange rate moves and investments in manufacturing electric and hybrid cars to help meet str...
2019-08-01, 13:16

Samsung expects another big slump in profits Samsung isn't about to leave the doldrums any time soon. The company warned that its profits were likely to slump in the second quarter, droppi...
2019-07-05, 07:16

Biotech is going to the dogs - and big profits await For Jessica Lescault there is no question that her 6-year old English bulldog "Moose" deserves cutting-edge biotechnology cancer treatment as much as...
2019-09-19, 15:00

Group 1 F&I upgrades improve profits The retailing giant has revamped its finance and insurance operations with new technology and training to help sustain consistently high performance...
2019-07-08, 14:32

Manhattan parents sue Juul for hooking their teen on nicotine Two Manhattan parents filed a lawsuit on Tuesday claiming their teenage daughter was sickened by e-cigarette giant Juul because the company illegally...
2019-09-18, 14:32

Juul will require retailers to scan IDs before selling its vapes By May 2021, anyone looking to purchase a Juul e-cig will have to have their ID scanned. Juul announced today that it will soon require all retailers...
2019-08-29, 18:48

Juul says it will keep running 'Make the Switch' ad campaign despite FDA concerns The FDA sent Juul a warning letter this week about its campaign urging people to "Make the Switch" from cigarettes, but the company isn't backin...
2019-09-12, 22:00

FTC probes marketing practices of e-cigarette maker Juul: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission is investigating the marketing practices of e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursda...
2019-08-29, 19:48

The FTC is reportedly investigating Juul's teen marketing tactics Juul is facing yet another investigation. This time, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is looking into the company's marketing practices. It wi...
2019-08-30, 04:48

FDA Warns Juul About Marketing Products as Safer Than Cigarettes Juul Labs has wrongfully marketed its electronic cigarettes and liquids as being safer than traditional cigarettes, the Food and Drug Administration ...
2019-09-10, 14:32

Juul Illegally Claimed That Its Products Were Safer than Cigarettes, FDA Says Juul illegally marketed its e-cigarettes as less harmful than tobacco cigarettes, and must find a way to correct that violation, according to a warni...
2019-09-09, 22:00

Rescue a Fallen AirPod With a Juul Charger and Floss Apple, the world’s biggest seller of expensive, droppable objects, reached their peak with AirPods: $169 a pair, cordless, and intended for pulling i...
2019-05-31, 20:00

Juul raises over $750 million in expanded funding round E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, which is facing regulatory scrutiny in the domestic U.S market, has raised $785.2 million in an equity and debt offe...
2019-08-31, 09:16

Juul is exploring plans to open its own US retail shops E-cigarette maker Juul Labs is considering opening U.S. retail shops that would only admit adults, a person familiar with the situation told CNBC on ...
2019-05-30, 19:48

Juul faces House investigation over teen e-cigarette use Juul is facing even more heat over concerns that it's contributing to teen vaping. The House Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy has o...
2019-06-16, 19:48

Juul introduces new POS standards to restrict sales to minors Juul Labs, the e-cigarette behemoth partially owned by Altria, has today announced a new POS age-verification system that it will require all Juul re...
2019-08-30, 14:16

Juul Labs quietly considering overseas financing round Juul Labs is opening its books to overseas investors as it looks to raise cash ahead of a global growth spurt, The Post has learned. The e-cigarette ...
2019-05-22, 06:16

Juul Heist Thwarted by Lyft Driver, Cops Also Many things stand in the way of successfully pulling off an Ocean’s 11-style caper, among which picking an appropriate target and having an exit stra...
2019-08-03, 00:32

Juul gave presentations in schools to kids—and the FDA is fuming Enlarge / WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 25: A young man wears a shirt that reads DITCHJUUL while James Monsees, co-founder and chief product officer at JUUL ...
2019-09-11, 01:32

Feds rip Juul for claiming its e-cigarette is safer than smoking WASHINGTON — Federal health authorities on Monday blasted vaping giant Juul for illegally pitching its electronic cigarettes as a safer alternative t...
2019-09-09, 20:32

Juul's New E-Cig Sure Is Collecting a Dumb Amount of Data About Its Users As Juul explores ever-more creative means by which to curb what government officials refer to as an “epidemic” of teen vaping, one of its latest stab...
2019-08-05, 21:32

Juul's sales halted in China days after launch U.S. e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc said on Tuesday its products were not currently available on e-commerce web sites in China, days after it entere...
2019-09-17, 21:00

Dr Martens' profits up 70% with success of new 'vegan' range Equity investor Permira weighs up sale or flotation to realise profits on £300m investmentProfits at Dr Martens surged by 70% in the year to the end ...
2019-08-12, 23:32

RBS hands Treasury £1bn in dividends as profits surge Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), still majority-owned by the taxpayer after its 2008 bailout, is handing the Treasury a second £1bn dividend payout...
2019-08-03, 03:00

Taiwan profits from America’s trade war with China President Donald Trump’s threatened 25% tariff is prompting Taiwanese companies that opened factories in China to make PCs, smartphones, and tablets ...
2019-05-31, 19:16

Vendors get a hard look as dealer profits fall Many dealers say that cutting vendor costs is a priority this year. The reviews follow a year in which the average U.S. light-vehicle dealership repo...
2019-06-01, 11:16

Starbucks Is Cooling Off in Bad Sign for Corporate Profits Starbucks served up a weak outlook to shareholders for next fiscal year’s earnings, adding to an increasingly hazy view around corporate-profit growt...
2019-09-05, 05:00

RBS to hand taxpayer £1bn dividend as profits surge The Royal Bank of Scotland is to hand the Government a windfall of more than £1 billion next month after its strongest financial performance since be...
2019-08-02, 21:32

US companies tell Apple and Amazon to put planet before profits Patagonia, Ben & Jerry’s, Danone and others take out full-page ad in New York Times addressed to business leadersThe bosses of some of the world’s bi...
2019-08-25, 23:16

DOJ Sues for All of Edward Snowden's Book Profits Just when he thinks he’s out, they pull him back in. On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice announced new legal action against exiled NSA whistle...
2019-09-18, 04:00

Macy’s shares plunge as discounts eat into profits Macy’s cut its full-year earnings forecast after missing Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit for the first time in two years, as the departmen...
2019-08-14, 21:32

BMW's Profits Hit by Electric Vehicle and Emissions Costs The German luxury car maker’s second-quarter net earnings tumbled 29%, hit by exchange rate fluctuations and manufacturing costs for electric vehicle...
2019-08-01, 12:16

US sues Edward Snowden for profits from his new book The Justice Department on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Edward Snowden, the former CIA employee and National Security Agency contractor for publish...
2019-09-18, 00:00

Barra, Hackett: Shareholder value, profits are no longer everything In a major policy shift, the CEOs of GM and Ford are joining other leaders of America’s biggest companies in chipping away at the long-held practice,...
2019-08-19, 22:16

UAW head wants union to share in profits of U.S. automakers The head of the labor union representing most hourly workers at the U.S. automakers struck an adversarial tone on Monday, vowing in likely contentiou...
2019-07-15, 18:16

UFC negotiates with China in hopes to double profits Ari Emanuel’s mixed martial arts entertainment company is banking on a new champion to double its profits in China, The Post has learned. The Ultimat...
2019-09-11, 04:32

U.S. Growth Slows, Corporate Profits Rise The U.S. economic expansion cooled as it reached its 10th anniversary, despite strong pickups in corporate profits and consumer spending in the secon...
2019-08-30, 01:16

9 research-based strategies to maximize your profits What do Alan Scott, the inventor of Botox, Snuggie-creator Scott Boilen and Alexander Graham Bell have in common? Two things: They are/were all succe...
2019-06-17, 20:16

Unlisted chemicals in Juul e-cigarettes may irritate throats of users While people who vape are inhaling chemicals used in the products, researchers point out they also inhale the results of reactions between those chem...
2019-07-31, 18:48

India bans e-cigarettes in setback for Juul and Philip Morris India banned the production, import and sale of electronic cigarettes on Wednesday, a public health decision that will dash the expansion plans of co...
2019-09-18, 15:00

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

Chinese retailers abruptly stop selling Juul e-cigarettes It appears Juul's fortunes are about to get even worse. Bloomberg reports retailers in China have pulled the company's products just one we...
2019-09-18, 15:32

Is Juul the new big tobacco? Wave of lawsuits signal familiar problems Vapes were once seen as safe alternatives to smoking, but now the biggest US vape-maker faces similar issues to cigarette companiesSavannah West was ...
2019-09-10, 15:00

India bans e-cigarettes in setback for Juul, Philip Morris India's cabinet on Wednesday banned production and import of electronic cigarettes, a public health move that is seen dashing the expansion plans of ...
2019-09-18, 13:32

Juul’s mint-flavored e-cig sales skyrocketed after other flavors pulled Juul Labs’ plan to curb teen vaping by removing fruit-flavored nicotine “pods” from its e-cigarettes has been more than offset by a massive leap in i...
2019-09-12, 10:32

Juul is the new big tobacco? Wave of lawsuits signal familiar problems Vapes were once seen as safe alternatives to smoking, but now the biggest US vape-maker faces similar issues to cigarette companiesSavannah West was ...
2019-09-10, 13:32

FDA criticizes Juul for telling students its e-cigs are ‘totally safe’ In a letter published today, the US Food and Drug Administration criticized Juul for telling students that its vaping products are "totally safe" and...
2019-09-10, 01:32

FTC probes marketing practices of e-cigarette maker Juul: source The Federal Trade Commission is investigating the marketing practices of e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc sending shares of tobacco stocks down, a per...
2019-08-30, 01:48

FDA issues warning letters to JUUL on marketing, youth outreach The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has sent two warning letters to JUUL Labs in reference to the e-cigarette giant's marketing practices, based on...
2019-09-09, 22:32

UPDATE 1-Juul raises over $750 million in expanded funding round E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, which is facing regulatory scrutiny in the domestic U.S market, has raised $785.2 million in an equity and debt offe...
2019-08-31, 09:16

Juul sales halted on Chinese websites just days after launch E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc.'s sales have been halted on two websites in China, just days after it launched in the world's biggest toba...
2019-09-18, 10:32

How Juul Hooked Kids and Ignited a Public Health Crisis In the Scheetz household, back-to-school anxiety reached new heights this fall. Jami Scheetz’s 15-year-old son Devon, who has severe asthma, ki...
2019-09-20, 03:32

Teens made up most of e-cigarette maker Juul's Twitter following - study (Reuters Health) - Almost half of the people who followed Juul Labs Inc on Twitter last year were not old enough to legally purchase e-cigarettes in ...
2019-05-21, 19:00

Germany's Lufthansa airline slumps after weak profits German airline Lufthansa has reported sliding profits in the second quarter. Stiff competition from budget European carriers and rising operating cos...
2019-07-31, 18:16

Volvo Cars to cut costs as trade war dents profits Volvo on Thursday announced plans to cut fixed costs by 2 billion Swedish crowns ($214 million), becoming the latest carmaker to warn that pricing pr...
2019-07-18, 11:48

Volvo will cut costs by $214M as trade war dents profits Volvo said the new cost measures will start in the second half and run to the first half of 2020. Part of China's Geely, Volvo has reworked its produ...
2019-07-18, 16:32

Frackers to Stand Pat, Reap Profits After Attacks on Saudi Oil U.S. shale companies aren’t planning to fill the void in global crude supplies left by an attack on Saudi Arabia’s top oil facilities. Instead, produ...
2019-09-17, 01:00

UPDATE 2-Citgo profits hit following split, CEO sees 2H improvement The two new top executives at Citgo Petroleum PDVSAC.UL disclosed this week that net income in the second quarter slid to less than half its level a ...
2019-08-23, 23:48

Firms must document climate impact on profits, Treasury says Companies will be asked to reveal how extreme weather could jeopardise financesBritain’s leading companies, investment funds and pension schemes must...
2019-07-02, 14:00

Crest Nicholson profits down as build inflation bites Crest Nicholson has reported an 11% drop in pre-tax profits to £64.4m for the six months to April 30 as the housebuilder came faced stagnant pri...
2019-06-12, 09:16

Grubhub’s profits plunge 96% as it grapples with fake-fee outcry Grubhub scrambled to fend off allegations that it’s been charging bogus fees to restaurants and setting up fake Web sites to take orders, even as it ...
2019-07-31, 23:16

Brexit and subsidy row cloud strong Airbus profits Airbus urged European governments to step up plans for a "likely" no-deal Brexit and settle a long-running subsidy dispute with the United States to ...
2019-08-01, 00:16

Goldman Sachs Reports Profits, Revenue Decline Goldman Sachs Group’s quarterly profit slipped 6% as clients, spooked by trade tensions and interest-rate whiplash, kept their money on the sidelines...
2019-07-16, 18:00

U.S. mortgage lenders optimism on profits return - survey U.S. mortgage lenders turned optimistic about profits in the second quarter for the first time in nearly three years as tumbling interest rates led t...
2019-06-12, 15:16

UPDATE 1-UAW head wants union to share in profits of U.S. automakers The head of the labor union representing most hourly workers at the U.S. automakers struck an adversarial tone on Monday, vowing in likely contentiou...
2019-07-15, 19:48

Philly bar seeks profits from 'Play Gloria' merch A South Philadelphia bar claiming that it helped create and foster the Blues' "Play Gloria" rallying cry has filed a trademark for use of the phrase ...
2019-07-13, 01:32

Volkswagen increases profits, sales in shrinking markets Volkswagen says after-tax profit rose by 24 percent in the second quarter as the company managed to increase its share in contracting markets and as ...
2019-07-25, 09:16

Morgan Stanley Profits Hit By Wall Street Weakness Quarterly profit fell 10% at Morgan Stanley, the last of the big U.S. banks to report earnings in a mixed quarter where trading slowed and Main Stree...
2019-07-18, 22:32

Tesla proved it can hit production targets. Now investors want to see profits The company's second-quarter production and delivery numbers, released late Tuesday, eased investors' concerns about demand for its electri...
2019-07-03, 19:32

KPN core profits gain despite network outage, CEO exit KPN reported a 3.6% gain in core profits for the second quarter, despite suffering a major network outage that coincided with news that CEO Executive...
2019-07-24, 10:00

Syngenta profits hit by U.S./China trade wars, bad weather Agricultural chemical maker Syngenta on Friday reported a 34% fall in first-half net income, showing the impact of U.S. trade disputes with China and...
2019-07-19, 17:16

Australian shoppers are spending less – and Qantas and Coles see their profits dip Consumer demand weakens in face of stagnant wage growth and economic uncertaintyAustralian shoppers have become increasingly careful in their spendin...
2019-08-22, 13:48

Belarus to press Russia for compensation for lost oil profits Belarus will take Russia to court if Moscow refuses to compensate Minsk for profits it lost due to a major Russian oil contamination earlier this yea...
2019-06-28, 11:32

Macy's tumbles as tourism slump hurts profits Shares in US department store chain Macy's have plunged after a decline in tourist shoppers helped dent sales and profits, while it also grapples wit...
2019-08-14, 23:00

Trade War to Hurt Corporate Profits, Growth and Consumers The escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies would raise US consumer prices and cut corporate profits, while slowing growth in ...
2019-08-08, 14:00

Maserati won't see profits until after product offensive starts in 2020 FCA CEO Mike Manley called Maserati's sales volume "disappointing" and said the third and fourth quarters also will be difficult for the brand before...
2019-08-07, 11:00

Samsung, Stung by Trade War, Expects a Big Plunge in Profits The technology giant predicted a 56 percent drop in quarterly operating profit, as the trade war between the United States and China caused havoc in ...
2019-07-05, 17:48

Investors Notch Victory Over Fannie, Freddie Profits Investors in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac notched a win in their yearslong challenge to the U.S. sweep of nearly all of the mortgage-finance giants’ pr...
2019-09-07, 23:48

Sen. Durbin blasts FDA on Juul. Says agency 'has no intention' of curbing teen vaping Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin in a scathing letter to Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said he feels Sharpless has "...
2019-05-30, 19:48

CBS, WarnerMedia drop all e-cigarette advertising, including from market leader Juul CBS, CNN and other major media companies are starting to pull e-cigarette advertising off their airways as the death toll from a mysterious vaping-re...
2019-09-19, 00:00

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slams Juul's 'fake apology' Campaign for Tobacco Free-Kids slammed Juul's "fake apology," saying it's "a blatant attempt to deflect attention from the company's w...
2019-07-15, 18:16

Lawmaker accuses Juul of illegally advertising vaping as a way to quit smoking Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., is asking the Food and Drug Administration to investigate whether e-cigarette giant Juul is illegally making smokin...
2019-09-06, 00:32

Lawmakers blast Juul over the company's role in teen vaping 'epidemic' The House Committee on Oversight and Reform's Economic and Consumer Policy subcommittee is examining Juul's marketing and health claims in ...
2019-07-24, 20:32

Nearly Half of Juul's Followers on Twitter Last Year Were Teens, Report Claims Juul says that it has aggressively attempted to curb the use of its products by teens amid ongoing pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, bu...
2019-05-21, 17:48

Congressional Democrats threaten to subpoena vaping company Juul over documents Congressional Democrats on Wednesday threatened to subpoena Juul Labs if the e-cigarette maker does not provide documents relating to its products an...
2019-09-18, 16:32

Juul denounces San Francisco legislation prohibiting the sale of e-cigarettes in the city E-cigarette giant Juul on Wednesday criticized the city where it is based after San Francisco supervisors approved a measure to prohibit the sale of ...
2019-06-19, 20:16

FDA bashes Juul for illegally marketing vaping products as less harmful than cigarettes The agency said it acted after reviewing testimony from a recent investigation by a House Committee on Oversight and Reform subcommittee into Juul’s ...
2019-09-09, 19:32

Juul Commits $100 Million to New System to Help Retailers Block Sales to Minors Facing increasing scrutiny for its role in the teen vaping epidemic, e-cigarette maker Juul on Thursday announced a system meant to stop all retail s...
2019-08-29, 21:48

Juul Executive Tells Lawmakers Electronic Cigarettes Were Never Intended for Teens (WASHINGTON) — A top executive for Juul Labs said that his company never intended its electronic cigarettes to be adopted by underage teenagers...
2019-07-31, 19:16

Juul raises $325 million in equity and debt financing for global expansion U.S. e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering to speed up its global reach at a time of intense regulat...
2019-08-19, 15:16

Congress threatens to subpoena Juul, saying vaping company isn't cooperating with probe The House subcommittee that oversees consumer product investigations launched its a probe of Juul in June. Subcommittee chairman Rep. Raja Krishnamoo...
2019-09-18, 14:00

Juul Will Require ID Scans in Latest Attempt at Curbing Teen Vaping In its latest bid to keep the kids from vaping, Juul announced today that retailers will soon have to scan IDs for anyone trying to purchase a Juul e...
2019-08-30, 02:16

Juul considers opening retail stores in United States: source Juul Labs Inc is considering opening retail stores in the United States, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, a move that would help t...
2019-05-30, 21:16

Fashion house Chanel parades its independence as profits rise Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away in February, on Monday reaffirmed commitment to its independence after re...
2019-06-18, 01:00

Goldman Sachs profits see boost from equity trading and lending Goldman Sachs reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit Tuesday as the Wall Street investment bank benefited from higher equity trading and an...
2019-07-16, 19:16

‘Car Wars' study finds ongoing CUV push will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below...
2019-06-13, 14:00

DealBook Briefing: The Debate Over Profits vs. Public Interest Continues Many C.E.O.s say they’ll focus on helping their communities. Others say they’re sticking with profits. It shows that Corporate America has more think...
2019-09-20, 01:32

The Gates Foundation Is Filling Its Coffers With Profits From Private Prisons For soulless ghouls who view the bottom line as superior to basic human rights, for-profit prisons are an apt investment, one that the investment arm...
2019-07-24, 00:16

2020 Dems use debate to launch broadsides against corporations, profits Self-proclaimed democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., made a name for himself in 2016 by demonizing wealth and corporations, and now sever...
2019-06-27, 23:32

China could hurt Apple profits by 29% if it avenged the Huawei ban, says analyst Trump’s Huawei ban was bad news for China, as it effectively crippled the world’s second-largest smartphone maker from its largest source of income. ...
2019-05-24, 07:48

BNP Paribas' second-quarter profits buoyed by corporate and investment banking arm BNP Paribas on Wednesday reported a net income of 2.47 billion euros ($2.76 billion) for the second quarter of the year, beating the 2.18 billion eur...
2019-08-01, 00:16

Ford cutting 7,000 white-collar jobs despite healthy profits Ford is cutting about 7,000 white-collar jobs, which would make up 10% of its global workforce. The company has said it was undertaking a major restr...
2019-05-21, 15:16

Geek Squad, online shopping lift Best Buy’s second-quarter profits Best Buy forecast second-quarter sales and profit above estimates on Thursday, as more people signed up for the consumer electronics retailer’s subsc...
2019-05-23, 20:16

UPDATE 1-Dassault Aviation keeps 2019 targets as profits rise France's Dassault Aviation maintained its 2019 targets for plane deliveries and higher net sales on Wednesday, as it posted a rise in profits for the...
2019-09-04, 19:32

Lenovo Post Huge Jump in Profits on Strong PC Sales Lenovo reported a more than three-fold increase in its quarterly profit as strong computer sales helped the world's largest PC maker to beat market e...
2019-05-23, 13:48

Trade war dents Chinese company profits, portfolio inflows Some Chinese business sectors reported solid first half earnings, though a substantial fall in industrial profits and in tepid overseas investment in...
2019-09-03, 10:32

House panel demands internal documents from Juul in teen vaping probe House Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi is pointing the blame at Juul for the rise in underage vaping, saying that the high levels of nicotine in Juul's ...
2019-06-13, 17:48

Altria sinks on report that the FTC is investigating whether Juul's marketing is deceptive and targets minors (MO) Reuters Altria Group sank as much as 5% Thursday after The Wall Street Journal reported the Federal Trade Commission is investigating Juul Labs for ...
2019-08-30, 11:16

UPDATE 2-Juul raises $325 million in equity and debt financing for global expansion U.S. e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has raised $325 million in an equity and debt offering to speed up its global reach at a time of intense regulat...
2019-08-19, 16:16

‘Juul-alikes’ Are Filling Shelves With Sweet, Teen-Friendly Nicotine Flavors Juul, worried about further damage to its reputation as it tries to remake its public image, has filed lawsuits and a complaint with the Internationa...
2019-08-14, 07:00

China's July industrial profits swing to growth but outlook clouded China's industrial profits rose 2.6% in July year-on-year to 512.7 billion yuan ($72.28 billion), according to data released by the National Bur...
2019-08-27, 08:16

JD Sports defies high street crisis to grow sales and profits JD Sports has reported a 10% leap in like-for-like sales in the UK during the first half of its financial year, in defiance of the struggles facing t...
2019-09-10, 10:00

Ransomware Attackers and Insurance Companies Are Forming a Human Centipede of Profits Ransomware incidents—cyberattacks in which bad actors demand payment in exchange for encrypted files—are a frighteningly common fixture of our modern...
2019-08-29, 02:48

SAS eyes more cost cuts as third-quarter profits are hit by fuel prices, strike Scandinavian airline SAS said on Tuesday it would look at additional cost-cutting measures beyond 2020 after reporting a drop in third-quarter earnin...
2019-08-28, 08:48

Mia Khalifa is among the world’s most-watched women. Yet the porn industry is keeping the profits. The adult film industry created an endless loop of content from popular stars, even as they are often shut out from a cut or struggling to outrun the...
2019-08-16, 23:32

Exchange operator Cboe plans new data platform as profits rise Cboe Global Markets Inc plans to build a research and data platform that will provide its customers with trading insights and spur new financial pro...
2019-08-02, 19:48

'Femtech' startups on the rise as investors scent profits in women's health Venture capital firms – mostly male-led – are starting to overcome their wariness over women-orientated productsWhat if a woman’s monthly menstrual c...
2019-06-06, 17:48

Investors book profits from U.S.-based equity funds ahead of Fed meeting U.S.-based equity funds posted more than $8.4 billion of cash withdrawals in the week ended Wednesday, following two weeks of inflows, according to R...
2019-08-01, 01:16

Actually Ford Needs More Layoffs Despite Surging Truck Profits, Wall Street Analyst Says A Wall Street analyst says Ford needs more cuts despite making billions off F-Series truck sales, Daimler’s Zetsche says auf wiedersehen, and Michiga...
2019-05-22, 18:16

TurboTax Found a Depraved Way to Bump Profits After Tax Filing Process Was Simplified In the aftermath of Trump’s major changes to the tax code, some of TurboTax’s customers no longer had to pay for many of its services, instead findin...
2019-07-16, 22:48

WSJ: Amazon changed search results to boost profits despite internal dissent Enlarge / Amazon boxes. (credit: Getty Images | Julie Clopper) Amazon changed its search algorithm in ways that boost its own products despite conc...
2019-09-16, 21:32

‘Car Wars' study finds concentration of coming CUVs will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below...
2019-06-12, 20:48

Juul co-founder defends company at hearing over its alleged role in teen vaping 'epidemic' Juul co-founder James Monsees defended the company in a hearing Thursday, as lawmakers grilled him over Juul's alleged role in the teen vaping "...
2019-07-31, 18:32

Connecticut’s attorney general announces investigation into Juul, one of the largest electronic cigarette makers (NBC News)  Connecticut’s attorney general has launched an investigation into Juul Labs and their marketing practices. In a statement, Juul say...
2019-08-01, 12:48

Juul CEO Kevin Burns calls vaping-related illnesses 'worrisome,' but won't pull products The CEO of the popular e-cigarette company Juul called the nearly 200 cases of vaping-related illnesses “worrisome” — but said his popular products w...
2019-08-29, 07:16

FDA slams vaping company Juul for illegal marketing practices, threatens fines or seizure Federal health officials slammed vaping company Juul on Monday for illegally advertising its nicotine pods as a safer alternative to cigarettes, thre...
2019-09-10, 00:00

Juul-sponsored study shows secondhand vaping emissions are much less toxic than cigarette smoke E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke fro...
2019-06-14, 09:48

Deere cuts full-year earnings forecast after profits miss estimates Deere & Co.'s third-quarter earnings on Friday missed Wall Street's estimates on lower farm equipment sales, prompting the company to revise down its...
2019-08-16, 14:00

French bank Credit Agricole targets net profits of 5 billion euros in 2022 French bank Credit Agricole unveiled a new set of higher profit targets for 2022 after it had met its 2019 targets a year ahead of schedule, and said...
2019-06-06, 10:48

Morgan Stanley predicts 'maximum nicotine' policy could cut tobacco profits in half Profits for major U.S. tobacco companies could be cut in half if the FDA adopts a "maximum nicotine" rule within the next 15 years, according to anal...
2019-06-17, 22:48

Home Depot stock rises on better-than-expected profits even as the company lowers outlook Home Depot's CEO says the retailer cut its outlook partly due to "the potential impacts to the U.S. consumer arising from recently announced tar...
2019-08-20, 15:48

With potential to boost profits by up to 20 per cent, a woman’s place is at work, says UN labour agency Businesses perform better – sometimes by as much as 20 per cent – when they employ more women in top positions, UN labour experts said on Wednesday, ...
2019-05-22, 22:32

Wafer maker Siltronics warns U.S.-China trade tussle to hit sales, profits Siltronic, a German maker of wafers used to make silicon chips, became the latest firm in the semiconductor industry to warn that U.S. restrictions o...
2019-06-18, 01:00

Justice Dept. Seeks to Halt Democrats’ Suit Over Trump’s Profits in Office The department asked an appeals court for an emergency order halting the emoluments lawsuit as congressional Democrats issued subpoenas to the presid...
2019-07-09, 04:32

Thomas profits from Alaphilippe’s late struggle as Simon Yates wins stage 15 • Simon Yates breaks clear to win second stage in four days • Thomas happy to gain time back on Alaphilippe on final climbSimon Yates soloed to his s...
2019-07-21, 18:00

'Truly saved my life': GM workers on strike fight for benefits as automaker's profits soar For more than 46,000 of GM's UAW workers, the strike is personal. They're receiving little pay and health care benefits -- but still want to fight. ...
2019-09-19, 16:32

Group of top CEOs says maximizing shareholder profits no longer can be the primary goal of corporations The new statement, released Monday by the Business Roundtable -- whose members are CEOs of America’s largest companies -- suggests balancing the need...
2019-08-20, 00:16

Papa John's swings to a loss as fallout from spat with founder weighs on profits Papa John's reported first-quarter net loss of $3.80 million, or 12 cents per share, down from a net income of $17.4 million, or 52 cents per sh...
2019-05-21, 18:48

Mother Sues Private Prison Company That Profits From ICE Detentions Over Her Baby’s Death Yazmin Juárez is suing private prison company CoreCivic over the death of her 1-year-old daughter Mariee. The complaint filed in federal court in San...
2019-08-01, 06:00

UPDATE 2-Exchange operator Cboe plans new data platform as profits rise Cboe Global Markets Inc plans to build a research and data platform that will provide its customers with trading insights and spur new financial prod...
2019-08-02, 19:48

Free-spending consumers lift company profits, but Trump tariffs now loom U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports comes on the heels of unexpectedly strong second-quarter results for automa...
2019-08-02, 02:48

Getting This Smoke: Black Activists Slam Meharry Medical School Decision to Take $7.5 Million Grant From Juul Black activists and health experts are slamming what they say is Meharry Medical College’s deal with the devil: in this case, the electronic cigarett...
2019-06-20, 21:48

Tesla earnings day: Elon Musk is in the driver's seat steering the company's path to profits Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been known for rash and sometimes reckless decisions. Some have punished Tesla shares. But the EV company has risen ahead of ...
2019-07-24, 20:32

US-China trade war blamed as BASF issues hefty profits warning - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as chemicals giant BASF hits investors with a profits warningIntroduction: BASF hurt by t...
2019-07-09, 11:16

UPDATE 1-Deere cuts full-year earnings forecast after profits miss estimates Deere & Co.'s third-quarter earnings on Friday missed Wall Street estimates, hurt by the U.S.-China trade war that has dented the demand for farm equ...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Betsy DeVos and family see profits soar after Trump tax reform bill and deregulation efforts Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her family have seen their investments skyrocket since President Donald Trump started enacting pro-business po...
2019-07-22, 23:32

Fake Juul pods line store shelves, worrying users and posing another threat to the embattled company Juul users can buy "compatible" pods that can be vaped with Juul's devices but are made by different companies. Then there are the more troublin...
2019-08-26, 20:16

Danske Bank profits hit by higher costs as it sets aside cash for a potential money laundering fine Danske Bank's second-quarter pre-tax profit came in below expectations on Thursday, with the Danish lender citing low interest rates and higher ...
2019-07-18, 12:48

CBOE ANNOUNCES RECORD FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR 2008; FOURTH QUARTER REVENUES UP 12%, PRE-TAX PROFITS UP 5%, NET INCOME DOWN 2% Chicago, February 6, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that its unaudited pre-tax profits totaled $38.2 million in four...
2019-05-23, 05:16

Criminal gang facing jail after laundering profits of £8 million drugs supply operation through sham companies Members of a criminal gang who ran an £8 million drugs supply operation across the UK while laundering profits through a web of 'front' companies are...
2019-06-12, 23:16

Disney discouraged 'Star Wars' fans from visiting its new Galaxy's Edge area, and domestic park visits and profits dropped Reuters Disney actively discouraged people from visiting the new Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge area in Disneyland last quarter, pushing domestic park att...
2019-08-09, 16:32

At least 50 killed in Sudan crackdown At least 50 people are dead and 326 injured after troops stormed the main camp of pro-democracy protesters in Sudan's capital Monday, according to th...
2019-06-05, 08:16

Inside the Crackdown in Kashmir A week after India stripped Kashmir of its autonomy and imposed a communications blackout, we spent Eid in Srinagar, where security forces are stoppi...
2019-08-14, 19:32

Sudanese vow to keep up protests after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan’s pro-democracy movement vowed Thursday to press its campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is oust...
2019-06-08, 00:48

FDA blasts Juul for illegally marketing e-cigarettes as less harmful than regular cigarettes The agency said it acted after reviewing testimony from a recent investigation by a House Committee on Oversight and Reform subcommittee into Juul’s ...
2019-09-09, 22:32

Senate eyes e-cigarette crackdown The White House has its knives out for the e-cigarette industry — and so does Capitol Hill.Sens. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) have...
2019-09-19, 18:00

31 foreign nationals busted in ICE crackdown Federal officials nabbed 31 foreign nationals in New York for U.S. immigration laws in a five-day crackdown. Nearly all of those picked up by Immigra...
2019-05-26, 20:00

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent disp...
2019-06-15, 23:00

US wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into t...
2019-06-15, 15:00

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Google Maps is filled with false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are poste...
2019-06-20, 20:48

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, ...
2019-06-14, 05:32

Democrats defy Waters on Ex-Im Bank crackdown House Democrats are poised to challenge a deal negotiated by Rep. Maxine Waters that would impose new restrictions on the Export-Import Bank, the fir...
2019-06-21, 21:48

RPT-Moscow braces for another election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russians are expected to rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a police crackdown and a refusal by authorit...
2019-08-10, 00:00

In Sudan crackdown, bullets fly as doctors struggle During the chaos of a deadly raid on Sudanese protesters at a pro-democracy sit-in in Khartoum on Monday, a man grimaced in pain as doctors sewed his...
2019-06-05, 21:00

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operati...
2019-06-27, 20:16

Mexico's migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown Thin mattresses cover every inch of floor each night at the Good Shepherd shelter near the Mexico-Guatemala border, even spilling into the kitchen an...
2019-06-19, 23:32

Mexico’s migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown At a migrant shelter near the Guatemala border food is cooked and children play on the patios and at night thin mattresses cover every inch of floor ...
2019-06-19, 21:48

Russian crackdown on protesters seen as intimidation tactic MOSCOW — In just a few days, Sergei Abanichev was arrested, thrown in jail and charged with a crime that could keep him behind bars for up to eight y...
2019-09-03, 10:00

Sudan hospital traumatized by bloody crackdown After the victims of a deadly crackdown on a protest camp started pouring into a Khartoum hospital, many previous patients there begged to leave in t...
2019-06-07, 21:48

Former protesters recount 1989's crackdown Thirty years ago, Dong Shengkun was a 28-year-old worker at a printing factory who listened to students' speeches at the Tiananmen Square and jo...
2019-05-31, 19:48

German ministers urge crackdown on far-right crime BERLIN (AP) — German government ministers have called on Germans to stand up against far-right extremists. In remarks published Saturday in the Germa...
2019-06-22, 12:32

Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega's government and two prominent journalists were freed from prison Tuesday ahead of a Ju...
2019-06-11, 20:16

Inside China’s Surveillance Crackdown on Uyghurs In Xinjiang, northwest China, the government is cracking down on the minority Muslim Uyghur population, keeping them under constant surveillance and ...
2019-05-21, 18:16

Sudan activists say internet restored after crackdown Sudanese activists say internet service has been restored in the country, after a weekslong blackout imposed during a deadly crackdown earlier last m...
2019-07-10, 17:16

Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyberscam crackdown Federal authorities arrested hundreds of people worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, the ...
2019-09-11, 22:32

Sudan military leader says perpetrators of crackdown ID’d The deputy chief of Sudan’s ruling military council said Thursday the military has identified the perpetrators of the violent dispersal of a pro-demo...
2019-06-20, 21:16

EU reappoints top antitrust cop who led crackdown on tech giants The new European Commission has reappointed Margrethe Vestager to be its antitrust chief, a sign that the crackdown on tech companies will continue.R...
2019-09-10, 18:32

US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown Top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a pr...
2019-06-15, 19:48

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media gian...
2019-05-30, 23:32

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' policy Defence minister Wei Fenghe dismisses criticism that the incident was not handled properlyChina has defended the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on studen...
2019-06-02, 09:00

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent...
2019-06-18, 10:00

Emissions Crackdown Fuels Palladium Rally Rising anxiety about the world economy has sent gold on a stellar run. But the haven has been left in the dust by one of its precious-metal peers: pa...
2019-07-04, 16:48

Muslims celebrate Eid despite severe crackdown in Kashmir The Muslim celebration of Eid-al-Adha was held in the India-administered region of Kashmir Sunday, without its traditional autonomy for the first tim...
2019-08-13, 07:32

India tightens Kashmir crackdown with curfew Indian police have clashed with Shiite mourners at banned religious processions in Kashmir. Indian authorities have warned residents "not to venture ...
2019-09-09, 06:32

| 4 dead in Sudan a week after bloody crackdown One week after dozens died in a crackdown on Sudanese protesters demanding civilian rule, four people were killed as security forces moved to quell a...
2019-06-10, 17:48

Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz settle lawsuit against Fox over 'Bones' profits A lawsuit over profits between the producers and stars of the show "Bones" and 21st Century Fox has been settled.       ...
2019-09-12, 04:32

Vanuatu to ban disposable nappies in plastics crackdown: 'We had no choice' Nation suffering disproportionately from climate emergency to phase in ban, believed to be world first, by DecemberIt is but a tiny speck in the Paci...
2019-06-22, 09:32

Supreme Court backs Trump on asylum crackdown The U.S. Supreme Court granted a request by President Donald Trump's administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum application...
2019-09-12, 01:32

Eel smuggling arrests rise 50% in Europe-wide crackdown Europol says about 15m of the creatures were seized last year in trade worth €3bn annuallyThe number of arrests for the smuggling of eels in Europe h...
2019-06-27, 21:32

YouTube issues sitewide crackdown on ‘hateful’ videos YouTube will yank down and ban “hateful” and “supremacist” videos — including those that deny violent, well-documented events...
2019-06-05, 22:00

Chinese defense minister says Tiananmen crackdown was justified Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that the bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago was the "co...
2019-06-02, 09:48

'Everyone gets paid': Mexico’s migration networks are thriving despite crackdown President López Obrador says new immigration plan is working, but huge numbers of people still travel north – aided by smugglers’ bribesMario Rosales...
2019-09-12, 17:00

Sudanese protesters: Death toll in military crackdown at 60 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their s...
2019-06-05, 10:16

U.S. to kick off migrant crackdown on Sunday: Washington Post U.S. immigration authorities plan to launch on Sunday a sweeping effort to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally, t...
2019-06-21, 21:00

U.S. calls for ‘independent and credible’ investigation into Sudan crackdown Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown "constituted a 180 degree turn in the way events were going with murder, rape, pillaging, by members of the Secu...
2019-06-15, 17:32

‘What is our crime?’: Detentions of politicians deepen crackdown in Kashmir To maintain control in the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to revoke autonomy for Muslim-majority Kashmir, India has sent thousands o...
2019-08-13, 11:32

Feds: Nearly 1,700 arrested in child porn, abuse crackdown WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says nearly 1,700 people have been arrested following a two-month crackdown aimed at targeting suspected chi...
2019-06-11, 20:00

Death toll rises to 60 following Sudanese crackdown on protesters The death toll rose to 60 Tuesday following Sudanese troops having used live fire the day before to break up months-long protests for civil rule in t...
2019-06-05, 07:32

Peru deports 150 Venezuelans in crackdown on illegal crossings Peru deported 150 Venezuelans for entering the country illegally as authorities sought to enforce stricter policies for migrants from the crisis-stri...
2019-09-20, 00:32

PM targets drugs, weapons and phones in prison crackdown Prisons must not be "factories for making bad people worse", Boris Johnson has warned, as he announced £100m investment to boost security and cu...
2019-08-13, 03:32

Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security cra...
2019-06-05, 17:32

| Scores of DRC media 'closed' in crackdown: rights group Dozens of media outlets have been shut down in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the latest crackdown against journalists, a local media rights gro...
2019-09-03, 19:32

Trump EPA rolls back Obama’s coal crackdown Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler on Wednesday finalized the agency’s plan for replacing Obama-era regulations on emission...
2019-06-19, 18:00

The Latest: Sudanese protesters defiant after army crackdown The Latest on aftermath of Sudanese military crackdown on protest sit-in (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Thousands of Sudanese pro-democracy protesters...
2019-06-04, 15:32

46 ice cream trucks seized in New York City crackdown The city accused ice cream truck operators of evading nearly $4.5 million in fines and violating traffic laws for more than a decade.   &#...
2019-06-06, 17:48

China tightens security around Tiananmen on anniversary of crackdown Tourists thronged Beijing's Tiananmen Square on Tuesday amid tighter-than-usual security, although most visitors approached by Reuters said they were...
2019-06-04, 06:32

30 Years Since The Deadly Tiananmen Crackdown, US Calls It "Heroic" In China the Communist Party made sure the anniversary remained a distant memory, detaining several activists in the run-up to June 4 while popular l...
2019-06-04, 17:16

Four UK citizens arrested in China days after drug crackdown Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese poli...
2019-07-12, 11:32

Moscow couple shaken but defiant after police crackdown Images of a young Moscow couple being beaten in a police crackdown against protesters have spread on Russian social media, and they say the violence ...
2019-07-31, 22:48

De Blasio gets hotel union endorsement after Airbnb crackdown Mayor Bill de Blasio gained his first major endorsement in his quixotic presidential quest from the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council — followi...
2019-06-06, 02:16

Hundreds Protest in Indian-Controlled Kashmir After Crackdown (NEW DELHI) — Hundreds of people have held a street protest in Indian-controlled Kashmir as India’s government assured the Supreme Court ...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Hundreds arrested worldwide in cyber scam crackdown Hundreds of people were arrested worldwide during a four-month operation targeting scammers who hijack wire transfers for profit, federal authorities...
2019-09-11, 13:00

Hundreds arrested US-Nigeria crackdown on cyber scams US and Nigerian authorities have dismantled multiple groups running so-called business email compromise schemes. The online scams led to $1.3 billion...
2019-09-11, 07:00

281 alleged email scammers arrested in global crackdown The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that 281 suspects had been arrested around the world in connection with email scams and wire transfer fra...
2019-09-11, 07:00

Mystery American gets caught up in Hong Kong crackdown Video of the arrest by Hong Kong police of a man who appeared to an American went viral Saturday as social media users publicized the violence that a...
2019-09-01, 08:16

Venture-Capital Stalwart Fights Crypto Crackdown Andreessen Horowitz, a venture-capital firm known for early investments in companies including Facebook, is putting up a fight against Washington’s c...
2019-09-02, 00:16

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s ne...
2019-05-22, 16:48

U.S. might blacklist China's Hikvision over Uighur crackdown: source The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision over the country's treatment of its Uighur ...
2019-05-22, 21:32

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights ...
2019-06-17, 10:00

Crackdown On Immigrant Families To Start Sunday, Says Trump A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming ...
2019-07-13, 02:01

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan’s capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest...
2019-06-09, 12:48

Central Americans pursue US dream despite Mexico crackdown SAN MARCOS, Guatemala (AP) — A near-death experience in the Arizona desert a year ago won’t deter Francisco Pérez from another attempt to migra...
2019-06-10, 21:32

Sudan's protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan's capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resign...
2019-06-09, 14:32

Rep. Crenshaw slams AOC, Democrats on border crackdown: 'They don't want solutions' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. is using the border crisis to call President Trump evil not to find real solutions, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas ...
2019-07-22, 15:48

Russian Police Detain Nearly 800 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained over 800 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist Lyu...
2019-08-04, 01:00

Crackdown on immigrant families to start Sunday, Trump says A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming ...
2019-07-13, 02:01

2020 Democrats fume at DNC over debate criteria crackdown With the deadline to qualify for next month’s third round of Democratic presidential debates closing in, the Democratic National Committee is facing ...
2019-08-26, 23:16

Trump pushes on with immigration crackdown despite legal hurdles U.S. President Donald Trump's administration pushed ahead with its attempts to crack down on migration at the southern border on Monday, defending in...
2019-07-23, 01:32

Mexico to target human traffickers in immigration crackdown Mexico's foreign affairs secretary says the government will not tolerate human trafficking and provided new details of the weekend "rescue" of nearly...
2019-06-17, 17:16

Huawei founder: US crackdown will cost the company $30 billion Huawei’s founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant’s revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years. &#...
2019-06-17, 16:00

Legitimate phone calls are getting blocked in crackdown on robocalls Robocall scams are annoying and they continue to steal money from people. But as services attempt to block them, legitimate robocalls get blocked too...
2019-08-29, 17:48

Russian opposition plans new election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russian opposition protesters were expected to try and rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a sweeping pol...
2019-08-03, 06:16

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ...
2019-07-05, 19:32

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to ...
2019-05-22, 17:16

U.S. to press Pakistan PM on Afghan peace, terrorism crackdown U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to press Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for help on ending the war in Afghanistan and fighting militants w...
2019-07-21, 23:16

Nearly 40,000 People Join Moscow Opposition Rally After Crackdown Tens of thousands of opposition supporters rallied in Moscow on Saturday after mass police detentions at recent protests that have been among the lar...
2019-08-11, 00:00

Mexico’s crackdown on migrants sends some heading south Mexico’s efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory is showing some bite as some people turn around to head south in the face of...
2019-06-17, 23:16

Russian Police Detain Nearly 700 In Opposition Crackdown In Moscow Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people attending a protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, including prominent activist L...
2019-08-03, 23:16

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, internat...
2019-07-10, 20:16

Trump's Immigration Crackdown Is Curiously Sparing the Bosses Let’s say you’re a piece of shit who wants to reduce the number of undocumented immigrants in this country, for whatever dumbass reason—just pure rac...
2019-05-31, 18:32

China scapegoats US to set stage for Hong Kong crackdown China is accusing the United States of orchestrating the Hong Kong protests to set the stage for a military crackdown, a rhetorical tactic that harde...
2019-08-16, 13:32

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Women boost work profits, saving biodiversity, UK loses Chagos Islands vote, Gaza funding, malaria-free in Argentina, Algeria Today's top stories include: boosting profits at work by hiring more women leaders; saving biodiversity to beat climate change; General Assembly cond...
2019-05-22, 23:32

YouTube's channel removals soar following hate speech crackdown YouTube's tougher stance on hate speech has led it to culling much, much more conent than it has in the past. The Google-owned video service ha...
2019-09-03, 19:00

A military crackdown in Hong Kong would backfire on China's economy The idea of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) on the streets of Hong Kong seemed unthinkable just a few weeks ago. Now it is being considered a ...
2019-08-07, 10:00

Taiwan calls on China to 'repent' for Tiananmen Square crackdown Taiwan has called on China to "sincerely repent" for the bloody crackdown in Tiananmen Square, as the government remains silent on the 30th anniversa...
2019-06-04, 12:32

Mexico’s border crackdown sends migrants south Mexico's efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory showed some bite as people turned around to head south.   &#...
2019-06-21, 13:32

Cuomo announces new crackdown on fare-beaters, transit violence Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a new crackdown on fare evasion and transit violence in the city, with 500 officers sent to police 50 subway st...
2019-06-18, 00:48

Kashmiris allege night terror by Indian troops in crackdown Residents of Kashmir villages say Indian troops conducted acts of violence and intimidation in nighttime raids beginning just before the New Delhi go...
2019-09-14, 12:32

Facebook's crackdown on dangerous content in groups could backfire, experts say Critics say ‘proactive’ approach could make questionable content harder to detectFacebook is changing its rules on private groups amid growing critic...
2019-08-15, 01:32

Trump administration exploring police crackdown on homeless people New report suggests law enforcement as ‘tool’ to deal with crisis, as Trump laments people sleeping in ‘best entrances to buildings’The White House h...
2019-09-18, 08:32

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on...
2019-06-21, 22:32

Vietnam to crackdown on Chinese goods relabelled to beat U.S. tariffs Vietnam has said it will crackdown on goods of Chinese origin illegally relabelled "Made in Vietnam" by exporters seeking to avoid U.S. President Don...
2019-06-10, 11:01

Nu Skin shares plunge 16% as China crackdown hits revenues Shares of beauty and wellness products company Nu Skin tanked on Wednesday after the company said China's crackdown on health products is weighi...
2019-07-17, 16:32

'Systemic failure' of U.N. ahead of Myanmar military crackdown: review There was a "systemic failure" of the United Nations in dealing with the situation in Myanmar ahead of a deadly 2017 military crackdown because it di...
2019-06-17, 22:32

| Sudanese protesters demand justice for army crackdown victims Thousands of Sudanese protesters have poured onto the streets of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a sit-i...
2019-07-14, 02:16

'I thought they would kill me': Thai dissidents targeted in brutal crackdown Ever since sham elections in March, activists have been singled out in a series of brutal attacks as the military tightens its grip on power The blow...
2019-07-22, 04:48

Sudan’s Protesters Reject Military Plan a Day After Bloody Crackdown The movement’s leaders rejected a military plan to hold elections within nine months and instead vowed a civil disobedience campaign to force the mil...
2019-06-05, 02:16

Sudan: Thousands rally to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Protesters have called for justice for those killed in a brutal raid on a Khartoum camp. The military and civilian opposition still can't finalize po...
2019-07-13, 23:48

A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China's heartland For years, China's industrial heartland has been cloaked in smog, its waterways choked with pollution pumped from enormous clusters of factories chur...
2019-05-24, 12:16

Trump Eyes Crackdown on Homelessness as Aides Visit California The president is pushing his administration to address surging homelessness in liberal cities he loves to hate, like Los Angeles. But his powers are ...
2019-09-11, 08:00

Thousands demonstrate in Sudan to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Thousands of Sudanese demonstrators took to the streets in cities across the country on Saturday, witnesses said, to mark 40 days since security for...
2019-07-13, 20:16

Feds arrest 32 in kickoff of San Francisco drug, crime crackdown Federal officials said Wednesday that 32 people, many of them Honduran nationals, had been arrested in connection with two international operations t...
2019-08-08, 13:00

De Blasio all talk on crackdown of Times Square’s costumed creeps Mayor Bill de Blasio talked a big game Tuesday about cracking down on Elmo and other costumed creeps harassing tourists and New Yorkers alike in Time...
2019-09-11, 15:00

UPDATE 1-Canada is worried about potential Chinese crackdown on more exports - PM Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday he was concerned that China could broaden its crackdown on Canada's exports, and said he migh...
2019-06-06, 17:16

Mexico Detains Fewer Migrants as Crackdown Discourages Movement Mexico’s apprehensions and deportations of Central American migrants trying to reach the U.S. remained high in July, but fell from the previous month...
2019-08-05, 09:16

Huawei says Trump crackdown will cost it $30 billion as smartphone sales take a hit Huawei says they are anticipating a huge drop in smartphone sales. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
2019-06-17, 16:00

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing...
2019-05-21, 17:00

Scientists feel chill of crackdown on fetal tissue research WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are feeling the chill of the Trump administration’s crackdown on fetal tissue research. Tissue left over from abor...
2019-06-08, 17:48

New Documents Show Power Games Behind China’s Tiananmen Crackdown A book released in Hong Kong reveals how after the 1989 massacre, China’s top officials united to denounce an ousted leader and embrace a darkly wary...
2019-05-31, 05:16

With Pens, Paper and Motorcycles, Journalists Chronicle Kashmir Crackdown Kashmir’s newspapers, cut off from technology by the Indian government, are rising to the occasion to serve readers desperate for information in the ...
2019-08-12, 22:00

Venezuelans rush to Peru border ahead of migration crackdown Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Peru's northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requi...
2019-06-14, 21:01

Putin’s Uncertain Future Shadows a Crackdown on Moscow Protests With questions over what will happen when the Russian leader’s term ends in 2024, the Kremlin appears resolved to prevent critics from gaining a poli...
2019-08-02, 22:48

President Widodo warns of crackdown as Jakarta protest continues Protests continued for a second straight night in Jakarta as supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed with police despite warnings of a ...
2019-05-23, 11:32

Tehran Orders Crackdown as Wealthy Use Ambulances to Beat Traffic Celebrities and even private tutors pay large sums of money use emergency vehicles to escape traffic in one of world’s worst cities for traffic jams....
2019-08-24, 12:16

Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a cr...
2019-08-10, 21:32

The German Data Diver Who Exposed China's Muslim Crackdown Research by Adrian Zenz, a born-again Christian anthropologist working alone in a German suburb, thrust China and the West into one of their biggest ...
2019-05-21, 18:00

Li Peng, hardline Chinese leader in Tiananmen crackdown, dies at 90 Former Chinese Premier Li Peng, reviled by rights activists and many in the Chinese capital as the "Butcher of Beijing" for his role in the 1989 Tian...
2019-07-23, 15:00

Drug Crackdown In Northern Kentucky Town Nets Indictments DAYTON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say more than 20 people were indicated after a six-month investigation into drug trafficking in a northern Kentucky co...
2019-06-22, 17:00

Huawei Chief Predicts Sales Will Flatline After Trump Crackdown Efforts to cut off the Chinese company from U.S. technology will crimp business over the next two years, said Ren Zhengfei, though he vowed a 2021 re...
2019-06-17, 11:16

Tanzanian rhino population soars ‘by 1,000%’ after poaching crackdown, imports Endangered rhino populations in Tanzania rose by 1,000 per cent after officials said the country’s government quashed organized gangs guilty of subst...
2019-07-12, 17:32

Balloon 'Tank Man' in Taiwan marks 30 years since Tiananmen crackdown A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and "tank man" - the lone protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks on Beijing's T...
2019-05-21, 20:16

House rejects 2 AOC amendments to limit Trump border crackdown The Democratic-led House rejected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-led efforts Friday to curb President Trump’s border crackdown. Two amendments Ocasio-...
2019-07-13, 04:16

Pakistan announces crackdown on militant leader Hafiz Saeed Counter-terrorism department opens 23 cases against Lashkar-e-Taiba leader and 12 aidesPakistani authorities have announced a crackdown against Hafiz...
2019-07-04, 17:48

Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan fr...
2019-06-07, 02:16

Sudan’s Military Calls for Election After Violent Crackdown on Protesters At least 60 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Khartoum on June 3 when the Sudanese military raided a peaceful sit-in calling for democratic ...
2019-06-06, 21:16

On Tiananmen anniversary, Taiwan says China continues to cover up crackdown China continues to cover up the truth about the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Tiananmen Square 30 years ago, Taiwan's...
2019-06-04, 06:32

| Sudan general vows 'gallows' for perpetrators of deadly crackdown A top Sudanese general as vowed to send to the "gallows" those who carried out a deadly crackdown on protesters earlier this month that killed dozens...
2019-06-17, 14:48

| Amnesty slams Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa over 'ruthless' rights crackdown Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has led a "ruthless" and systematic crackdown on human rights during his first year in office, according to a...
2019-08-27, 21:16

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong charged in crackdown on protests Hong Kong authorities on Friday charged pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong with organizing an illegal protest as they tighten a clampdown on unrest t...
2019-08-30, 12:16

Rights groups question Mexican migration crackdown after woman's death Rights groups on Wednesday raised concerns over Mexico's use of security forces to curb illegal migration after prosecutors said they were investigat...
2019-06-20, 02:16

In Mexico's South, Police Check Buses, Trains in Migrant Crackdown Growing numbers of illegal immigrants are being detained along the key routes used by asylum seekers and human smugglers as President Andrés Manuel L...
2019-06-11, 12:48

Li Peng, Chinese premier who led 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, dies at 91 Former Chinese Premier Li Peng, known for leading the the nation during its infamous crackdown of peaceful demonstrators in Tiananmen Square, died Mo...
2019-07-23, 16:48

Govt urged to crackdown on 'gambling' loot boxes in games like FIFA Loot boxes that have seen players wrack up huge bills in popular games like FIFA should be recognised as a form of gambling and banned from being so...
2019-09-12, 08:00

Washington city's crackdown on 'bikini baristas' wins court blessing Scantily clad "bikini baristas" in Everett, Washington, will have to cover up more of themselves after a federal appeals court on Wednesday freed the...
2019-07-03, 21:32

Senior doctors call for crackdown on home genetic testing kits False results have told women they have mutations linked to breast and ovarian cancer Senior doctors have called for a crackdown on consumer genetic ...
2019-07-21, 20:32

Mexico: Amlo says sale of presidential plane will fund migrant crackdown Funds from sale of Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s jet will be put toward the deployment of the newly formed national guardAndrés Manuel López Obrador ...
2019-06-12, 22:16

Sudan’s generals launch renewed crackdown to defeat general strike Arrests of white-collar workers to discourage protest follow assault by regime’s paramilitariesThe military regime in Sudan has launched a new wave o...
2019-06-09, 09:48

Sudanese General Strike Launched to Protest Violent Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Shops were closed and streets were empty across Sudan on Sunday, the first day of a general strike called for the start of ...
2019-06-10, 08:16

Tanzania says elephant, rhino populations rebounding after anti-poaching crackdown Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have begun to rebound after a government crackdown dismantled organised criminal networks involved in indu...
2019-07-10, 16:48

Hong Kong "Won't Be Repeat" Of Tiananmen Square Crackdown: Chinese Media Chinese state media vowed Friday there "won't be a repeat" of the Tiananmen Square crackdown if Beijing moves to quash Hong Kong's pro-democracy prot...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Top Chinese state media editor calls out major internet crackdown One of Beijing's best known propagandists has pushed back against the government's internet crackdown ahead of the upcoming 70th anniversary of the f...
2019-09-19, 18:32

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong arrested in crackdown on protests Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was arrested on Friday on suspicion of organizing illegal protests as authorities clampdown on a wave of...
2019-08-30, 07:48

Hungary backs Trump on asylum crackdown as it touts its own border success Hungary is backing President Trump in his crackdown on migrants claiming asylum at the southern borders -- as the government touts its own success in...
2019-07-20, 21:16

Migrant rescue ship captains could face $57,000 fines in Italian crackdown Migrant rescue ships docking in Italy without authorization could soon face fines of up to $57,000, as part of a government crackdown that the United...
2019-06-12, 16:00

| Sudan protesters reject army election plan after deadly crackdown Sudan's protest movement has called for fresh rallies and rejected the military rulers' election plan after nearly 40 people were killed in what demo...
2019-06-06, 00:00

Pakistan announces terrorism finance crackdown on banned militant group Pakistani authorities announced a crackdown on Wednesday against Hafiz Saeed, leader of the group blamed for deadly attacks on Mumbai in 2008, amid g...
2019-07-03, 18:16

A run on gas masks: Hong Kong protesters circumvent crackdown on protective gear Items crucial for withstanding violent clashes and tear gas are in short supply, as authorities disrupt the flow of protective equipment into the ter...
2019-08-16, 17:00

India bank manager arrested in cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme crackdown The allure of fast profits from cryptocurrency appears to have been too great for one bank manager in India. The manager of a Standard Chartered bran...
2019-07-03, 14:32

Li Peng, Chinese Leader Derided for Role in Tiananmen Crackdown, Dies at 90 For decades, critics called for Mr. Li, who became known as the “butcher of Beijing,” to face trial or a public reckoning for his role in the 1989 bl...
2019-07-23, 14:16

Daily on Healthcare: Mystery illness prompts calls for vaping crackdown Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
2019-09-11, 18:32

Russia frees jailed protester as teachers, priests demand end to crackdown A Moscow court freed an opposition protester from custody on Wednesday, as school teachers and Orthodox priests told authorities to rein in a crackdo...
2019-09-18, 18:32

Ethiopia airs voice of alleged coup leader killed in crackdown Ethiopia has released a recording of the state militia commander it says led a failed coup attempt last week in which dozens of people, including fiv...
2019-06-29, 14:32

Tiananmen Square protests: crackdown intensifies as 30th anniversary nears Authorities expand detention of activists and censorship ahead of 4 June Chinese authorities have detained dozens of people as part of a ramped-up an...
2019-05-31, 07:00

Li Peng, Chinese premier during violent Tiananmen Square crackdown, dies at 91 "We are forced to take resolute and decisive measures to put an end to the turmoil," Li said of the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests. &#...
2019-07-23, 14:48

Trump DOJ scores rare win on sanctuary city crackdown in appeals court President Trump notched a win on Friday in a federal appeals court, which upheld a Department of Justice method for cracking down on sanctuary cities...
2019-07-13, 04:32

Timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown - China's Tiananmen protests Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, w...
2019-05-27, 10:32

U.S. Senate leader: Any violent crackdown in Hong Kong would be 'completely unacceptable' U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell warned China on Monday that any violent crackdown on protests in Hong Kong would be "completely unaccep...
2019-08-12, 18:32

Trump asks Supreme Court to allow full enforcement of asylum crackdown President Donald Trump's administration on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to lift a court order preventing the government from fully enforcing a...
2019-08-27, 05:16

Google removes 210 YouTube channels in Hong Kong misinformation crackdown Google said Thursday that it had shut down 210 YouTube channels after the company learned they were tied to misinformation about the pro-democracy pr...
2019-08-23, 11:16

UPDATE 6-Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a cr...
2019-08-11, 17:32

'Kashmiris will erupt': fear grips region as Indian crackdown bites Cities are empty as armed security forces outnumber local police and all communications remain blockedEid is just days away, and the central market i...
2019-08-09, 07:00

Prominent Lawyer’s Trial Will Test Crackdown on Unregistered Foreign Agents The prosecution of Gregory B. Craig is seen as a litmus test for tougher Justice Department enforcement of law that requires disclosure of foreign lo...
2019-08-11, 20:00

Canada enacts drug price crackdown, in blow to pharmaceutical industry The Canadian government announced final regulations on Friday that should cut billions of dollars from patented drug prices that are among the highes...
2019-08-11, 13:00

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on...
2019-06-15, 00:32

Rule-breaking City drivers rack up £25m in fines after Bank crackdown Motorists driving through the Square Mile were fined a record £25 million last year for flouting traffic rules, like going the wrong way up a one-way...
2019-07-05, 16:16

CBOE: TENTH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER OF DOUBLE-DIGIT GROWTH; Pre-tax profits jump 36% for second quarter, 55% Y-T-D; Revenues up 15% and 24% for quarter and Y-T-D, respectively CHICAGO, July 21, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that its unaudited pre-tax profits rose 36 percent for the three-m...
2019-05-23, 10:16

Migrants rush to enter Mexico ahead of security crackdown demanded by Trump Central American migrants eager to beat a crackdown by Mexico on its southern border with Guatemala scrambled into the country on Thursday as the gov...
2019-06-14, 05:32

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking [Update] Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebra...
2019-06-20, 15:16

Coffee baron's death fuels India Inc anger over government crackdown on wrongdoing The apparent suicide of India's coffee baron V.G. Siddhartha, under investigation by tax authorities, has inflamed anger toward the government among ...
2019-08-01, 13:16

UPDATE 3-Canada frets about potential Chinese crackdown on more exports, mulls Xi meeting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday he was concerned that China could broaden its crackdown on Canada's exports, and that he migh...
2019-06-06, 23:00

YouTube crackdown blocked history teachers who shared archive videos of Hitler YouTube's crackdown on white supremacy and hate speech has ensnared history teachers who are trying to upload archival footage of Nazi dictator Adolp...
2019-06-07, 19:32

Elif Shafak: Turkish novelist calls for support as writers face crackdown Author speaks out as the regime’s prosecutors ask to examine her novelsA leading Turkish novelist Elif Shafak on Saturday urged the international com...
2019-06-02, 12:48

Illegal miners, feeling betrayed, call on Bolsonaro to end environmental crackdown in Amazon The protest is the latest challenge for a president caught between domestic demands for development and international pressure to protect the rainfor...
2019-09-10, 23:00

Coffee baron's death fuels India Inc anger over govt crackdown on wrongdoing The apparent suicide of India's coffee baron V.G. Siddhartha, under investigation by tax authorities, has inflamed anger toward the government among ...
2019-08-01, 17:00

Donald Trump: Hong Kong crackdown would hurt China trade deal The US president has said that he'd "like to see Hong Kong worked out in a very humanitarian fashion." Trump warned that a Tiananmen Square-style cra...
2019-08-19, 16:16