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Merkel promises to meet defense spending target amid U.S. criticism

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she was taking Berlin's commitment toward its NATO allies seriously to further increase defense spending toward the agreed...

Merkel promises to meet defense spending target amid U.S. criticism

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Trump Defends Mexico Deal Amid Criticism That Promises Aren’t New STERLING, Va. — With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of ...
13:51, 2019-06-10

Hammond warns Johnson and Hunt over spending promises Chancellor says no-deal Brexit would drain £26bn that rivals claim could be a ‘war chest’Brexit latest – live updatesPhilip Hammond has delivered a s...
22:00, 2019-07-01

Merkel's government delivers on promises, but voters aren't convinced The German government is working at a "record-breaking" pace according to a new study, but only 10% of voters agree. With state elections looming, ti...
19:51, 2019-08-19

UK's Hammond warns PM contenders over post-Brexit spending promises British finance minister Philip Hammond challenged the two contenders seeking to become the country's next prime minister over their promises to use ...
12:51, 2019-07-01

UK Treasury chief warns Tory contenders on spending promises LONDON (AP) — U.K. Treasury chief Philip Hammond has warned the two contenders to become the next prime minister that their expensive spending promis...
15:17, 2019-07-01

French Minister Quits After Criticism Over Lavish Spending French environment minister Francois de Rugy resigned on Tuesday following reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private din...
18:34, 2019-07-16

French environment minister quits over spending criticism France's environment minister resigned on Tuesday following a week of reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private lobster ...
06:17, 2019-07-17

Merkel heir faces widespread criticism after proposal to regulate online opinion Chancellor Angela Merkel's heir apparent faced criticism from across Germany's political spectrum on Tuesday after she called for rules about express...
14:51, 2019-05-28

Khloe Kardashian Claps Back at Criticism Over "Excessive Spending" on True Thompson Khloe Kardashian won't stand for being shamed for spoiling her daughter. On Saturday, she posted on her Instagram page a video of True Thompson, 1, ...
20:17, 2019-07-07

Defense Consolidation Continues as Spending Priorities Shift The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorgan...
12:34, 2019-06-11

US says Taiwan defense spending to rise with China threat America’s top representative in Taiwan says Washington expects the island to continue increasing its defense spending as security threats to the U.S....
06:51, 2019-08-15

Germany: leader of Merkel party takes over defense ministry The new leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is taking over Germany’s defense ministry in a risky but potentially rewarding move, reversing her...
09:51, 2019-07-17

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorgan...
18:51, 2019-06-11

German Defense Ministry admits huge spending on consultants External consultancy cost Germany’s Defense Ministry almost as much as all 13 other ministries put together in recent months. The opposition Left par...
19:51, 2019-08-08

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, named German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the head of Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party, has replaced Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister. The announceme...
15:17, 2019-07-17

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. Though seen as Merkel's protege, she has struggled to connect wit...
06:34, 2019-07-17

Germany's Merkel to meet Boris Johnson 'very, very soon' A no-deal Brexit would be in "nobody's interest," according to Angela Merkel's spokesman. But the German government is still preparing for that very ...
18:17, 2019-08-17

US threatens to pull troops from Germany if no increase in NATO defense spending The U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell has suggested the United States should pull thousands of troops if the country does not increase its r...
20:00, 2019-08-09

The debt and spending deal includes $738 billion for defense, and the Pentagon has 'no complaints' Defense officials are rooting for the Senate to pass a massive $1.37 trillion two-year spending package this week, a measure that bumps up the Pentag...
00:34, 2019-08-01

Angela Merkel ignores NATO defense pledge, snubbing US demands to spend more GDP The leader of Germany, Europe’s wealthiest country, has once again rejected U.S. requests to keep a promise to spend 2 percent of its GDP on defense ...
22:17, 2019-08-14

Trump threatens veto of House defense bill over spending levels, wall U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday threatened he would veto a massive defense bill being considered by the House of Representati...
09:17, 2019-07-10

Trump Pushes Allies on Trade and Defense Spending at the G20 Summit Before Meeting Putin (OSAKA, Japan) — President Donald Trump opened his most consequential trip of the year by plunging into a series of high-stakes meetings at an ...
10:17, 2019-06-28

Pompeo to meet with Merkel next week at start of Europe visit U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Berlin next week at the start of a trip to Europe and will hold talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel th...
22:34, 2019-05-24

Merkel favors carbon pricing to meet environmental targets Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she flavored carbon prices to incentivize savings in climate-damaging emissions, as Germany struggles to meet...
18:51, 2019-07-19

The Pentagon’s Defense to Criticism of Troops Painting the Border Wall: It’s ‘Anti-Climb’ Paint Days after the Department of Homeland Security told Congress it needed U.S. troops to paint the southern border wall with Mexico to “improve&rd...
00:17, 2019-06-08

Senate GOP to meet with Trump White House on spending bills Top Senate Republicans will meet with President Donald Trump's negotiating team to discuss whether the party can pass government funding bills amid s...
18:17, 2019-06-09

Boris Johnson to meet Macron, Merkel as Brexit uncertainty looms The new UK prime minister will attempt to convince the French and German leaders to restart Brexit talks, according to British media. A longtime Brex...
09:17, 2019-08-18

Taxpayers won't cough up to meet emissions target - poll British taxpayers oppose every option to help fund the government's promise to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, a Sky Data poll shows...
20:34, 2019-06-12

St. Louis Fed Chief Says Interest Rate May Be Cut to Meet Inflation Target Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said the U.S. central bank may need to lower its short-term interest-rate target if inflati...
15:34, 2019-05-22

Indonesia needs $15 billion investment to meet geothermal target by 2025 Indonesia may require an estimated $15 billion in investment to meet its target of reaching 7.2 gigawatts (GW) of geothermal power capacity by 2025 a...
00:51, 2019-08-14

Solar company says UK needs new policies to meet 2050 carbon target Solar power could help Britain achieve its new climate goal more efficiently than many politicians realize if the government adopts policies to unloc...
01:51, 2019-06-14

Cathay Pacific’s C.E.O. Resigns Amid Criticism From China The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
16:00, 2019-08-16

Apple defends App Store amid mounting criticism Apple Inc on Wednesday publicly defended its App Store from mounting criticism over its treatment of rivals in a new blog post detailing its function...
22:51, 2019-05-29

Serbia introduces life sentence amid EU criticism Serbian lawmakers have voted to introduce life imprisonment without parole for the gravest criminal acts, despite criticism from the Council of Europ...
14:51, 2019-05-21

DealBook Briefing: Meet the New Defense Industry Giant Uniting the aerospace unit of United Technologies and Raytheon will create a huge maker of jet engines and missiles — and could force more mergers in...
14:34, 2019-06-10

Amash digs in on Trump criticism amid Republican backlash Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachab...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Nectar swaps BP for Esso amid criticism by climate campaigners UK petrol station loyalty shifts as Nectar card is criticised for encouraging fossil fuel useA major UK consumer loyalty programme has been criticise...
10:51, 2019-06-01

Serpentine art CEO quits amid criticism of spyware firm link The chief executive of London’s Serpentine Galleries has quit amid what she calls “toxic personal attacks” over her husband’s involvement in an Israe...
18:34, 2019-06-18

Phoenix police chief promises change amid civil rights claim By ANITA SNOW Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) – Police Chief Jeri Williams promised change in her department after being booed by some of hundred...
19:34, 2019-06-19

Amid Brexit turmoil, Theresa May promises June timetable for her exit as British prime minister British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off pressure Thursday from Conservative Party lawmakers demanding that she set a date for her resignation. ...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Paul Pogba deserves Manchester United protection amid criticism, says agent • Mino Raiola says Pogba ‘respectful’ despite wanting transfer• Agent claims club should have taken stand to help midfielderPaul Pogba is showing Man...
14:51, 2019-07-09

Fed's Powell Spoke With Trump in May Amid White House Criticism of Rate Policy President Trump has recently made a monthly habit of speaking to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, a period in which Mr. Trump has publicly pre...
21:51, 2019-07-05

Dolphins WR Kenny Stills stands by criticism of owner amid death threats Dolphins WR Kenny Stills doubled down on his stance against team owner Stephen Ross, who is hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump.  &...
20:34, 2019-08-09

Labor Secretary Acosta announces he will step down, amid criticism over Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he will be stepping down over his past involvement in a highly controversial plea deal for financier Jef...
17:34, 2019-07-12

50 Cent, Janet Jackson and others to perform in Saudi Arabia amid criticism of human rights record "It’s profoundly distressing that they have chosen money over morals," Thor Halvorssen, CEO of the Human Rights Foundation, said of the artists set t...
20:17, 2019-07-18

Civilians ‘must never be a target,’ says UN in Afghanistan, amid troubling number of casualties during Ramadan The United Nations has urged all parties to the “ongoing intense conflict” across Afghanistan to meet their obligations to protect civilians from har...
15:17, 2019-06-10

San Francisco to force treatment for mentally ill drug addicts amid criticism plan violates civil rights Officials in San Francisco decided Tuesday to back a plan allowing the city to force some people with serious mental illness and drug addiction issue...
19:00, 2019-06-05

Sweden to boost Gotland air defense amid Russia tensions Sweden's military said on Monday it would deploy an updated ground-to-air missile defense system on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland in another sign ...
12:51, 2019-07-01

Promises, promises: has Donald Trump kept his word in office? In 2016, the insurgent Republican hammered home his message on jobs, judges, immigration and more. Has he delivered?Verdict: Failure. As of last mont...
18:00, 2019-06-23

Congress's Top Body To Meet On August 10 Amid Leadership Crisis The top decision-making body of the Congress, the Working Commitee, is expected to meet on August 10 amid a huge leadership crisis in the party. The ...
12:51, 2019-08-04

Xi to meet 'best and bosom friend' Putin amid raging US trade war Chinese President Xi Jinping will touch down in Russia Wednesday to meet his "best friend" President Vladimir Putin, cementing economic ties between ...
13:51, 2019-06-05

PM Modi To Meet Top Economists Today Amid Concerns Over Slowdown Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today hold a meeting with top economists to review the macroeconomic situation of the country. The meeting comes am...
12:51, 2019-06-22

Ex-defense chief Jim Mattis joins General Dynamics amid rising scrutiny of DC ties to business Jim Mattis, the retired Marine general who served as President Trump's first defense secretary, is joining the board of contractor General Dynamics j...
03:17, 2019-08-09

Deutsche Bank investors meet amid questions on strategy, leadership Investors in Deutsche Bank are gathering on Thursday for an annual meeting that is expected to be dominated by questions over the bank's strategy and...
08:17, 2019-05-23

Explosions In 3 Places In Bangkok Amid ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meet Several small explosions were heard in Bangkok in at least three locations on Friday and police said that two street cleaners had been hurt by what a...
09:34, 2019-08-02

Mehbooba Mufti, Abdullahs At All-Party Meet Amid Kashmir Turmoil An all-party meeting, called for by former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, is underwayat the residence of National Conference chairm...
17:51, 2019-08-04

Trump set to meet with officials on Afghanistan, amid concerns over withdrawal plans President Trump is set to meet Friday with top security officials on the way forward in Afghanistan, possibly moving toward a phased withdrawal – som...
21:00, 2019-08-16

'The View' hosts jump to Serena Williams' defense, smash Roger Federer, amid latest controversy Panelists on “The View” weighed in Monday on the controversy surrounding tennis players Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem and one host took a jab at ...
22:34, 2019-06-04

Apple is spending up to $15M per episode on its TV shows, as Netflix starts spending less There was a time, not that long ago in fact, where HBO’s reported budget of $5 million spent on each episode of Game of Thrones sounded pretty ...
05:34, 2019-07-12

Pakistan's Khan to meet Trump at White House amid strained ties Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is set to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday amid strained relations between the...
18:17, 2019-07-22

Trump to meet Xi at G20 amid raging trade war, calls Chinese leader 'terrific guy' US President Donald Trump has announced plans for an "extended" meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit in Japan next week, ...
08:00, 2019-06-19

Canadian and Chinese ministers meet amid tensions, pledge to continue talks Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday she met her Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, to discuss tensions following Canada's December ...
18:17, 2019-08-02

Minor league baseball owner to meet with faith leaders amid rift with CAIR A minor league baseball owner who had refused to meet with a controversial, self-described Muslim civil rights group announced Friday he now plans to...
18:51, 2019-08-17

'Diplomacy at its finest': Pompeo defends Mexico deal amid criticism of Trump's tariff threat Secretary of State Mike Pompeo disputed reports that Mexico had already agreed to most of the provisions months ago, before last week's frenzied...
04:34, 2019-06-11

Trump and Pakistani PM Khan meet amid tense relations, discuss ending Afghanistan conflict President Trump met with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday as the two nations work to mend relations that have been strained since the Un...
23:51, 2019-07-22

Nancy Pelosi to meet Democrats amid impeachment talk; Donald Trump slams 'harassment' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will meet with House Democrats in a private meeting Wednesday as pressure builds on whether to introduce impeachment actio...
15:34, 2019-05-22

Target cash registers across the US are crashing, creating massive lines of frustrated customers in 'The Great Target Outage of 2019' John Minchillo/AP Images Target cash registers across the US crashed on Saturday afternoon, creating long lines and crowds of frustrated customers u...
01:00, 2019-06-16

Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter on the state of the defense sector Ash Carter, former U.S. defense secretary during the Obama administration who is currently with Harvard's Belfer Center, joins "Squawk Box" to d...
03:34, 2019-06-12

Duchess, Meet Queen? Beyoncé and Meghan Markle May Meet at The Lion King’s London Premiere They’re two of the world’s most famous women (with equally famous husbands), are both working moms, share a few famous friends and both even sport ro...
01:17, 2019-07-02

Big Investors Leverage Their M&A Promises As breakup fees fall out of favor in the U.K., bidding companies have increasingly started seeking promises from the biggest shareholders of a target...
00:51, 2019-08-12

Can the EU's Ursula von der Leyen fulfill her promises Now that she's been elected European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen can get to work realizing her EU vision. Who will she have to win ove...
08:00, 2019-07-18

This New App Promises to Block Robocalls Forever. But Should We Have to Pay for That? A new app is promising to rid your life of robocall spam and scams once and for all, in exchange for a monthly fee. But it also raises the question: ...
01:17, 2019-06-28

Ian Hutchinson promises he has more Isle of Man TT success in him Two years on from seriously breaking his left leg, 16-time Isle of Man TT winner Ian Hutchinson says "there's still more left in me" ahead of the 201...
13:00, 2019-05-25

5G and foldable phones: The promises and problems TechRepublic's Karen Roby and CNET's Jessica Dolcourt discuss the current and future state of the smartphone industry and the much-anticipated benefi...
00:34, 2019-08-17

Herrera promises passion as he signs for PSG "Paris St Germain have signed free agent Ander Herrera on a five-year deal after the Spanish midfielder ran down his contract with Manchester United,...
20:17, 2019-07-04

How much do all of Boris Johnson's promises cost? Boris Johnson has made a series of eye-catching pledges on schools, hospitals and policing since entering 10 Downing Street - but how much do they al...
16:34, 2019-08-13

Luxembourg PM promises aid for tornado victims Hundreds of emergency workers and volunteers have been cleaning up after the twister left a "swath of desolation" over a large area of Luxembourg. Vi...
04:17, 2019-08-12

Glyphosate use will eventually end, Merkel says Use of Bayer's contested weedkiller glyphosate, the subject of more than 10,000 lawsuits in the U.S. over claims it causes cancer, will eventually di...
20:34, 2019-06-27

United CEO promises to rebook passengers concerned about 737 MAX United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised on Wednesday to accommodate any passengers concerned about flying Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets once ...
02:01, 2019-05-23

Facebook promises new Portal devices this fall Facebook's Portal division has plans to introduce multiple new devices this fall, VP of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said today at the Code conference.Read ...
07:00, 2019-06-11

For Trump, Kim and Moon, the DMZ Is for Diplomacy but Promises Are Hard to Keep The area that separates North and South Korea has played host to some big-time summits recently, but when it comes to old fashioned diplomacy, making...
14:34, 2019-07-03

Biden promises to end 'forever wars' as US president US presidential hopeful Joe Biden has promised to end "forever wars", including pulling most troops out of Afghanistan and ending support for the Sau...
15:51, 2019-07-12

Anthony Davis’ threats and promises are only getting more explosive The man controlling Anthony Davis’ future is giving the Knicks a chance. While the Davis sweepstakes continues, with the Pelicans starting to l...
20:17, 2019-06-12

Tesla's Ramping Up Production But Being Careful About Promises Tesla may be learning how to not shoot itself in the foot, Aston Martin really needs the DBX crossover to work out, Volvo’s autonomous trucks are sta...
21:34, 2019-07-10

China Promises Further Military Cooperation With Russia China vowed to step up military cooperation with Moscow and accused the U.S. of undermining regional stability, a day after China and Russia’s first ...
19:51, 2019-07-24

Boeing says sorry for MAX 737 crashes, promises to learn lessons Boeing executives took turns to apologize for the loss of life in two 737 MAX crashes and pledged to apply lessons of the crisis to future planes as ...
13:17, 2019-06-17

Varane promises Real Madrid stay "Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane has promised to stay at the club this summer despite rumours that he could move away from the Santiago Bernabeu....
23:17, 2019-05-21

Daily on Energy: Trump can’t seem to get out from under his ethanol promises Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
19:51, 2019-06-14

The Hills: New Beginnings Trailer Promises the Story Isn't Over Just Yet When The Hills ended in 2010, that seemed to be it. The MTV show revealed portions of the reality series were crafted for the cameras and it was an e...
21:17, 2019-05-21

Michael Bloomberg Promises $500 Million to Help End Coal The pledge by the former New York City mayor is part of an effort to close every coal-fired power plant in the United States and halt the growth of n...
03:34, 2019-06-07

Austrian People's party promises to ban far-right Identitarians Centre-right MPs say the policy must be part of any coalition agreement after September’s electionsAustria’s centre-right People’s party has said it ...
11:17, 2019-08-19

French pick alliance preservation over FCA promises Since Carlos Ghosn's arrest in November, the French government has said repeatedly that its main goal is to preserve the Renault-Nissan alliance. The...
18:17, 2019-06-06

One Year Later, Did Sony (And Friends) Keep Their E3 2018 Promises? On the evening of June 11, 2018, at LA Center Studios, PlayStation’s head of worldwide studios Shawn Layden welcomed everyone to a tent where Sony wa...
21:34, 2019-06-04

One Year Later, Did Nintendo (And Friends) Keep Their E3 2018 Promises? In June 2018, the Nintendo Switch was a few months past a debut year that featured the standout games The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Su...
21:51, 2019-06-05

Shell Avoids Hard Promises on That $125 Billion Investment and debt-reduction demands will persist, and the need for M&A can’t be ruled out. Investors should be grateful for the dividend they’ve go...
17:34, 2019-06-04

Russell Rebalancing Promises Trading Frenzy A surge in trading is expected Friday as stocks are added to and dropped from FTSE Russell’s U.S. benchmarks. During last year’s rebalancing, about $...
19:17, 2019-06-27

Boris Johnson promises fibre for all UK by 2025 Conservative leadership candidate Boris Johnson has pledged to deliver full fibre connectivity to the entire of the UK by 2025 if he becomes Prime Mi...
16:17, 2019-06-17

Watch: O.J. Simpson joins Twitter, promises to 'get even' Pro Football Hall of Fame running back O.J. Simpson, who was acquitted of double murder over 20 years ago, vowed to "get even" in a video he shared o...
05:51, 2019-06-16

New Bachelor in Paradise Promo Promises "More Crying Than Ever Before" A new promo for Bachelor in Paradise just aired after The Bachelorette, and it's got so much happening that we don't even know where to start. Demi...
06:17, 2019-07-23

Uber promises a bottomless well of money to investors … but not yet Expect a barnstorming debut at the latest tech company listing, yet there is no sign of any profits in the near futureWho wants to invest in a compan...
02:00, 2019-05-22

SNK promises 'next gen' Neo Geo hardware to follow its Mini console Amid the retro gaming console fad, last year's release of the Neo Geo Mini didn't attract as much attention as others, but SNK is back this...
07:34, 2019-08-02

One Year Later, Did Microsoft (And Friends) Keep Their E3 2018 Promises? E3 2019 is just around the corner, and it’s going to look very different this year without PlayStation. Before we look to the future and are blinded ...
20:51, 2019-06-03

We all need to compromise to get deal on new EU bosses: Merkel Everyone will have to make compromises if an agreement is to be reached on how to parcel out top jobs in the European Union, German Chancellor Angela...
12:17, 2019-07-02

Merkel: We're prepared for any Brexit outcome German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that she would meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday evening to discuss Britain's pla...
23:17, 2019-08-18

Worries on the horizon for Angela Merkel From climate change and trembling spells to a trembling government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces many challenges as she returns to office po...
02:51, 2019-08-15

Germany's Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin Angela Merkel has again been seen shaking at a public appointment, after a previous incident was attributed to heat and dehydration. Germany is in th...
20:00, 2019-06-27

Merkel: No need for fiscal stimulus package right now German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she did not see any need for a fiscal stimulus package to counter the effects of a slowing economy, b...
18:00, 2019-08-13

Chancellor Angela Merkel as art motif As she turns 65 on July 17, DW looks at how the German Chancellor has been depicted by artists. Across nearly 15 years in high office, Angela Merkel ...
16:51, 2019-07-16

Angela Merkel ‘is well’ after being seen shaking: spokesperson "The memory of the incident last week led to the situation today - so (it was) a psychologically driven process," the official said. "There is nothin...
23:17, 2019-06-27

| Merkel says neo-Nazis must be tackled 'without taboos' German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany must resist neo-Nazis "without any taboos" following the killing of a local politician by a suspected ri...
06:51, 2019-06-23

The CBO sounds another spending alarm Just 10 months into the fiscal year, our budget deficit has already surpassed the totality of that of 2018. Currently at $867 billion, the federal go...
17:34, 2019-08-13

US construction spending falls 0.8% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — Spending on U.S. construction projects fell in May, the first drop in six months, as home building fell for a fifth straight month....
17:00, 2019-07-01

Politicians can’t stop spending — and they don’t want to Dear John: Your column about debt is right on. I have been following federal spending, deficits and debt for many decades. Where you and I part is th...
16:17, 2019-07-14

Track Your Spending Using a Pen and Paper Budgeting apps are plentiful, but it can take some trial and error to find one you love. And if you’re someone who’s trying to spend less time in fro...
18:17, 2019-06-12

Analysts split on Tesla 2019 delivery promises Tesla Inc shares were down 2% on Wednesday, as analysts remained divided on the electric-carmaker's chances of meeting delivery and production target...
19:34, 2019-06-12

After video, Phoenix police chief promises change Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams promised change after being booed during a community meeting Tuesday night. The meeting follows the national outcr...
14:00, 2019-06-19

'Apex Legends' leak promises 'Kings Canyon will never be the same' Less than a week before the launch of Apex Legends second season, two leaked trailers detail significant changes to the map. We knew the new season w...
19:51, 2019-06-27

O.J. promises to ‘set the record straight’ in second viral Twitter video With 354,000 followers and counting, O.J. Simpson is taking Twitter by storm — vaguely promising to “set the record straight” in a ...
09:00, 2019-06-16

YouTube promises to give users better control over videos In a surprising move, YouTube revealed plans to offer users more control over their Homepage and Up Next videos. Apparently, three specific changes w...
00:17, 2019-06-28

| Sudan military ruler promises elections within nine months Sudan's army ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has said the country's military rulers had decided to cancel what they had previously agreed with p...
15:34, 2019-06-04

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 ...
21:17, 2019-07-05

Lenovo's Project Limitless 5G laptop makes a lot of promises When you name a product Project Limitless, it better truly have no limits. But the 5G laptop that Lenovo so boldly named and teased here at Computex ...
15:01, 2019-05-27

FX's Mayans M.C. promises revelations, blood in first trailer for its second season Kurt Sutter’s Sons Of Anarchy spinoff Mayans M.C. delivered a solid first outing, which we praised for the authentic and compelling way it wove timel...
19:51, 2019-07-19

Donald Trump promises to ‘vouch’ for A$AP Rocky ‘bail’ President Trump said he would “personally vouch” for rapper A$AP Rocky’s “bail.” “Our teams will be talking furth...
17:17, 2019-07-20

Tory MPs express concern over PM candidates' 'unachievable promises' More than 70 moderate Conservative MPs have written to both leadership contenders expressing concern over "unachievable promises" being made during t...
23:17, 2019-07-05

Salvini's Promises Raise New Questions for Italian Economy The next Italian government is likely to be led by Matteo Salvini, whose apparent willingness to run bigger budget deficits raises the risk of a clas...
21:51, 2019-08-12

Reformation Has Set Up Shop In Selfridges – And It Promises Monthly Exclusives It will launch with 120 pieces, including extended sizes, with newness coming throughout the season – plus, a monthly batch of styles exclusive to th...
11:17, 2019-07-05

Defying critics, Trump promises a July 4th to remember President Donald Trump promised "one of the biggest celebrations" in U.S. history on Thursday ahead of his July Fourth Independence Day speech, joine...
23:34, 2019-07-04

June promises to fix smart ovens that are preheating accidentally As convenient as smart ovens can be, they also introduce their own hassles -- namely, technical hiccups. June plans to update the software for its s...
00:17, 2019-08-15

Free crowd-sourced app promises to help New York commuters A free, new app aims to help New York City subway riders fly through their commutes. Pigeon acts like the popular Waze app, allowing users to navigat...
04:34, 2019-06-30

Boeing Promises $100 Million To Help Families Affected By 737 MAX Crashes Boeing on Wednesday said it would give $100 million to organizations to help families affected by the deadly crashes of the company's 737 MAX planes ...
18:51, 2019-07-03

U.S. Promises Security Aid, but No Funds, to Guatemala to Curb Migration In Guatemala, the homeland security secretary offset requests for restoring funding cuts by offering hands-on assistance from United States agents an...
18:17, 2019-06-01

Despite “revolutionary” promises, Stadia’s biz model is pure establishment Enlarge / "Play Now"... but first, do you want to pay full price to buy the full version of the game? In announcing Stadia this March, Google exec...
20:51, 2019-06-06

CD Projekt Red Boss Again Promises That Cyberpunk Devs Won't Have To Crunch Following an impressive showcase from Cyberpunk 2077 this week at E3 in Los Angeles, CD Projekt Red boss Marcin Iwiński joined Kotaku Splitscreen to ...
23:17, 2019-06-14

Barsys $1,500 robot bartender promises cocktails with AI precision The "Keurig of cocktails" concept isn't exactly new, but that's not stopping companies like Barsys from perfecting the robotic bartender. N...
19:17, 2019-07-18

IBM Promises Earnings Boost From Red Hat Deal Starting Next Year IBM promised its acquisition of software giant Red Hat would boost earnings starting next year as Chief Executive Ginni Rometty battles to return the...
21:34, 2019-08-02

India doubts Huawei’s 5G security promises, but U.K. carriers all buy in Despite U.S. concerns over Huawei's telecom gear, the heads of foreign allies are at best mixed on whether to ban the inexpensive, ready-to-go hardwa...
18:17, 2019-07-08

Cuomo promises new railroad station at Belmont Park A controversial plan to bring a new $1.2 billion arena and entertainment venue to state-owned Belmont Park will now include a $105 million full-servi...
12:17, 2019-07-09

Ezekiel Elliott promises better behavior after Goodell meeting Ezekiel Elliott is vowing to avoid incidents similar to a recent one in Las Vegas that forced the star running back of the Dallas Cowboys to meet wit...
01:34, 2019-07-03

Australia promises vote on recognition of Indigenous people Australia is to hold a referendum on whether to give explicit recognition to Indigenous people in its constitution. Reformers want descendants of Aus...
11:34, 2019-07-10

Ukraine ArcelorMittal promises investments after pollution charges ArcelorMittal's Ukrainian steel mill, charged with violating environmental standards, will invest $1.8 billion over the next five years to reduce ai...
15:51, 2019-08-08

Joe Biden rejects criticism he is the ‘old guy’ Joe Biden on Saturday rejected the idea that he’s too old to run for office. “I know I get criticized — ‘Biden says he can bring th...
05:34, 2019-06-30

We'll keep working for orderly Brexit post-May, Merkel says German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she respected the decision of her British counterpart Theresa May to quit as Prime Minister and said Berlin woul...
16:00, 2019-05-24

EU Compromise Exposes Merkel's Waning Influence Germany’s Angela Merkel ceded ground to France’s Emmanuel Macron in this week’s agreement to apportion the EU’s top jobs. The deal exposed the chance...
21:34, 2019-07-04

Angela Merkel says she is 'very well' after visibly shaking during ceremony Angela Merkel has said that she is doing "very well" after she was seen shaking during a welcome ceremony on Tuesday, suggesting that dehydration was...
23:01, 2019-06-18

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revea...
09:51, 2019-05-24

Angela Merkel's heir apparent: Can AKK still cut it as chancellor? Long considered German Chancellor Angela Merkel's anointed heir, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has been building her international profile. But within p...
18:34, 2019-06-12

Angela Merkel blames dehydration for shakes German chancellor started to shake in hot Berlin sun while welcoming Ukraine presidentAngela Merkel has blamed dehydration after she started to visib...
20:51, 2019-06-18

Merkel Is Seen Shaking Again, Renewing Health Concerns It was the third time in less than a month that Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany had been seen trembling, but she insisted that her health was fin...
17:51, 2019-07-10

Merkel’s Health Intensifies Debate Over Her Succession When the German leader was seen shaking in public twice in a matter of days, it was largely played down. Then she powered her way through a grueling ...
23:51, 2019-07-02

Merkel dismisses report she’s given up on new party leader BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed a report claiming she has concluded the new leader of her center-right party isn’t ...
12:34, 2019-05-29

Reforming EU won't block Balkan enlargement: Merkel French President Emmanuel Macron's view that the European Union cannot admit more members until its governance mechanisms have become more efficient ...
19:17, 2019-07-05

Angela Merkel says she's OK after shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin. ...
17:17, 2019-06-18

Germans fret about Merkel after shaking episodes "Does Merkel travel too much?" asked mass-selling daily Bild on Friday as Germans fret about the health of their chancellor, who sat rather than stoo...
14:00, 2019-07-12

Merkel says trade deal with U.S. of 'existential importance' German Chancellor Angela Merkel described a future trade agreement between the European Union and United States as being of existential importance, s...
11:17, 2019-06-04

AfD aside, Germans consider Angela Merkel's health private Nearly 60% of Germans say Angela Merkel's shaking in public is a personal matter, according to a survey. The chancellor, who turns 65 next week, has ...
19:17, 2019-07-13

Angela Merkel seen shaking for second time in just over a week German chancellor will travel to G20 despite visibly shaking at public event in BerlinAngela Merkel has travelled to the G20 summit in Japan, despite...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Macron says he would back Merkel if she runs for EU leadership French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she were to seek to succeed Jean-Claude Jun...
00:00, 2019-06-12

Angela Merkel's best laid plans are falling apart Angela Merkel may have been hoping for a smooth exit to her long tenure as German Chancellor. Instead, she could be in for a rough ride, after suffer...
13:17, 2019-06-04

German ex-spy chief pushes Angela Merkel's CDU further right The former head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has been accused of courting the far right following his sacking. Hans-Georg Maassen is the...
22:17, 2019-07-21

Angela Merkel seen shaking for second time in weeks Angela Merkel has been seen shaking in public for the second time in less than two weeks, raising concern over the wellbeing of the German chancellor...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Merkel warns of populists’ rise in Europe BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany has to be more vigilant when it comes to nationalist movements across Europe because of the count...
10:34, 2019-05-28

Germany's SPD looks left for alternatives to Merkel coalition Leading members of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) spoke out for a three-way left wing alliance as an alternative to their fragile 'grand coalition'...
18:00, 2019-06-09

Germany's Angela Merkel at 65: The chancellor who defined an era Angela Merkel was born on July 17, 1954. She became German chancellor in 2005, fundamentally changing the country. Often praised for her calm demeano...
06:34, 2019-07-17

The Latest: Trump says Merkel is a “fantastic person” OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 11:00 a. m. President Donald Trump says German Chanc...
06:00, 2019-06-28

Merkel's conservatives hit new low, piling pressure on coalition Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives slumped to a record low and fell further behind the resurgent opposition Greens in a survey publishe...
16:51, 2019-06-08

Merkel protege AKK given defence job seen as poisoned chalice Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer succeeds new EU commission president Ursula von der Leyen as German defence ministerAngela Merkel’s favoured successor as ...
17:17, 2019-07-17

Which 2020 presidential candidate is spending the most? To identify the presidential candidates spending the most, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed official campaign spending between Jan. 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019. ...
19:51, 2019-08-14

CFOs Grapple With How Much Cybersecurity Spending is Enough Figuring out just how much money to earmark for cybersecurity has become a challenge, executives at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network Annual Meet...
10:00, 2019-06-13

Here's how much Americans are spending on their kids' allowance A new survey shows that 40% of Americans are paying their kids an allowance. Here's how much they are paying and other ways you can teach your c...
15:01, 2019-06-15

Election spending’s trickle-down conundrum Here’s the ironic thing about next year’s presidential election: The economy will be boosted by the flood of campaign money being spent at a time whe...
05:00, 2019-08-01

Here's where Americans are vacationing this summer -- and what they're spending Just about half of Americans are hitting the road in the next three months. Where are we headed and how will we get there? For the most part, it'...
15:34, 2019-06-16

Why It's Worth Spending Money to Save More of It A lot of personal finance advice gets caught up in the little things—the cup of coffee you buy in the morning for $3. The streaming music subscriptio...
21:17, 2019-07-03

Facing tariffs, Foxconn promises to assemble U.S. iPhones outside China A U.S.-China trade war won't imperil production of Apple's flagship product, as its key manufacturer has capacity outside China to supply U.S. demand...
17:34, 2019-06-11

Microsoft publishes first Edge for macOS preview, promises to make it truly “Mac-like” Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) One of the most important ways that Microsoft wants to make the new Chromium-based Edge different from the current Edg...
20:00, 2019-05-21

Australia promises 'best netball event ever seen' as it bids for 2027 World Cup Sydney and regional NSW proposed as host areasAustralia hosted last World Cup four years agoNetball Australia has announced plans to bid for the 2027...
12:00, 2019-06-28

| Trudeau promises support for Ukraine in wake of Russian 'aggression' Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau promised to support Ukraine in the wake of Russian "aggression", after a meeting with Ukrainian president Volo...
20:34, 2019-07-03

The Lotus Evija EV Hypercar Promises Almost 2000 Horsepower, Awesome Looks We’ve had teases, a name reveal, and plenty of speculation about what it’ll be, and now the Lotus Evija, which Lotus says will have almost 2,000 hors...
22:34, 2019-07-16

Hunt accused of breaking promises to infected blood victims Tory leadership contender and ex-health secretary Jeremy Hunt has been accused of not fulfilling his promises to victims of the infected blood scanda...
21:00, 2019-06-21

Amazon’s new Prime Air drone promises to deliver packages in under 30 minutes At its re:MARS 2019 conference in Las Vegas, Amazon announced a new delivery drone that'll begin ferrying packages to customers within months.Read Mo...
05:17, 2019-06-06

China promises to ease foreign access to gas, call centers BEIJING (AP) — China promised Sunday to allow more foreign ownership of gas pipelines, call centers and some other businesses in the latest of a seri...
17:17, 2019-06-30

The Gravity Blanket promises a ‘gentle, loving embrace’ - but will it help me sleep? This 6kg weighted blanket is pricey, but feels magically dense. Lying beneath it is deeply comfortingI s there a more soporific feeling than an anima...
19:51, 2019-07-09

South Africa's newly-elected Ramaphosa promises to work for all South African lawmakers elected Cyril Ramaphosa president on Wednesday, and he promised to create jobs and work for the interests of all citizens, no...
21:00, 2019-05-22

In 2020 kickoff, Trump promises cancer, AIDS cures Kicking off his 2020 reelection bid, President Donald Trump is promising to eradicate AIDS in America and to come up with cures to many diseases, "in...
07:17, 2019-06-19

This exclusive Preacher teaser promises one hell of a fight in season 4 Season three of Preacher saw Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper) face down some of his personal demons in addition to the actual ruler of Hell, Satan (Jaso...
20:51, 2019-08-02

After Election Defeat, Greek Leader Promises to Influence Politics Alexis Tsipras, the former enfant terrible of European politics, must reinvent himself in opposition after losing power in Greece’s elections. Whethe...
21:00, 2019-07-08

Signify's LiFi system promises up to 150 Mbps internet via LED lights This week, Signify, formerly Philips Lighting, launched one of the first commercial LiFi, or Light Fidelity, systems. LiFi transmits broadband intern...
23:17, 2019-06-20

Is This the Mother of All Foundations? Pat McGrath's Next Release Promises 'Sublime Perfection' Kids, start stockpiling your allowance, because “Mother” is about to sell you the promise of “sublime perfection” in a bottle—and it ain’t cheap (bu...
17:17, 2019-06-17

Boris Johnson is making promises he cannot keep, says UK leadership rival Stewart Boris Johnson is making promises over Brexit he will not be able to keep if he wins the contest to become Prime Minister, one of his rivals for the t...
00:51, 2019-06-13

Fugitive promises to surrender because his wanted poster got 15,000 Facebook ‘likes’ A Connecticut police lieutenant made headlines today after successfully negotiating the terms under which a fugitive has agreed to surrender himself ...
07:34, 2019-05-23

Bosses pocket Trump tax windfall as workers see job promises vanish AT&T, General Motors and Wells Fargo vowed to use tax cuts to create jobs. In fact, they did the oppositeStephen Smith worked at an AT&T call center ...
17:51, 2019-06-16

Trump promises more aid for farmers in 2020 'if necessary' as China trade war drags on The Trump administration has already given out billions of dollars in subsidies to farmers threatened by America's tit-for-tat tariffs with Chin...
20:51, 2019-08-06

Firefox revamp for Android promises privacy without losing features Mozilla will no longer force you to choose between the privacy-first design of Firefox Focus and its full-featured regular browser... at least, if yo...
19:51, 2019-06-27

Christchurch Victims Say New Zealand Has Fallen Short of Lofty Promises The government’s swift response to the massacre drew global praise. It also raised expectations among the victims that they say are now evaporating i...
23:51, 2019-06-20

AT&T adds New York City to 5G list, promises expanded coverage The largest U.S. mobile carrier now has 21 cities on its 5G list, though only business customers with select devices can take advantage of its networ...
17:17, 2019-08-06

Daily on Energy: Inslee promises to attack Biden over climate Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Netflix deal with Hollywood union promises better conditions for actors Netflix regularly works with unionized actors (they're ubiquitous in Hollywood), but usually on a show-by-show basis. Now, though, it's est...
05:17, 2019-07-22

After criticism, Greece toughens rape law ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece has toughened its legislation to define rape as any non-consensual sexual act, following criticism that an earlier propo...
18:00, 2019-06-06

Trump’s Celebration of L.G.B.T. Rights Is Met With Criticism He triggered condemnation from activists who said his celebratory words did little to undo the damage his administration has caused to L.G.B.T. peopl...
04:51, 2019-06-02

When criticism against questionable sponsors changes the art world Museums are distancing themselves from patrons with unethical business ties: The Sackler name is being erased from the world's top institutions, and ...
02:17, 2019-08-01

EU summit: Merkel, Macron at odds over top European Commission job Ahead of a summit to discuss EU election results, the French and German leaders have disagreed over how to choose the next European Commission presid...
15:34, 2019-05-28

Germany's Angela Merkel seen shaking for third time within weeks The German chancellor was seen slightly shaking while greeting Finland's prime minister in Berlin. It's the third time in recent weeks that this has ...
21:17, 2019-07-10

Germany's Merkel says to decide on CO2-cutting laggards by September Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her cabinet would decide by September how to handle areas where carbon-cutting efforts are lagging and threa...
12:01, 2019-06-04

Angela Merkel blasts SPD for failing to back von der Leyen Merkel wants German Social Democrats to stop thwarting Ursula von der Leyen's bid to lead the EU Commission. Many officials domestically and across t...
10:01, 2019-07-12

German SPD leader: important to keep working in Merkel coalition The leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) said on Sunday she wanted to continue to work in the national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel'...
22:34, 2019-05-26

Merkel says recovered from shaking bout after drinking water German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was seen shaking when she met visiting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy earlier on Tuesday, said she had ...
19:51, 2019-06-18

German leader Merkel says ‘I’m fine’ after shaking at events BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she understands reporters’ questions surrounding her health after two incidents this month i...
14:00, 2019-06-29

Merkel successor AKK calls for German 'climate consensus' The top Christian Democrat wants Bundestag parties to come to a climate consensus. In an interview with German media, CDU boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenb...
01:51, 2019-07-08

Merkel says international corporate tax situation unfavorable for Germany The international corporate taxation landscape has changed to Germany's disadvantage recently, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that ...
11:17, 2019-06-04

Angela Merkel, Seen Trembling At Official Ceremony, Says She's "Fine" German Chancellor Angela Merkel dismissed concerns about her health after visibly trembling at an official ceremony Tuesday, saying she was just a bi...
03:01, 2019-06-19

The Latest: Germany's Merkel blames dehydration for shaking The Latest on German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a welcoming ceremony in Berlin (all times local): 2:20 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says wit...
14:51, 2019-06-18

Merkel: Britain will remain partner even if it is no longer EU member German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Britain would remain a partner even if it is no longer a member of the European Union in future, adding that wor...
16:01, 2019-07-19

Germany's Merkel appears unsteady, shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and unwell as she met with Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Berlin, her whole body visibly shaking as she rec...
14:51, 2019-06-18

UK parliament cannot stop Brexit, Johnson to tell Macron and Merkel Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Westminster parliament cannot st...
11:17, 2019-08-18

Germany’s Merkel defends talk of ‘European champions’ BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her government’s advocacy of creating “European champions” in business i...
12:34, 2019-06-04

| Merkel vows to work for 'orderly Brexit' after May leaves Germany will keep working towards an "orderly" Brexit, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday, hours after Prime Minister Theresa May announced her res...
22:34, 2019-05-24

Macron and Merkel at odds over EU top jobs after European elections German backing of MEP Manfred Weber to replace Juncker has met with resistance from FranceParis and Berlin appear on a collision course over the repl...
21:00, 2019-05-27

Merkel sticks to Spitzenkandidat though Macron pushes for EU talks Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said Germany still favors picking the "Spitzenkandidat" from a winning party for the post of European Commission p...
04:51, 2019-05-28

The Latest: Merkel wants quick deal on head of EU Commission BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on European elections (all times local): 8:10 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she’d like to see a quick ag...
00:34, 2019-05-28

Merkel hopes for G20 progress on U.S.-China trade dispute German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she hoped the United States and China would make some progress toward defusing their trade dispute at ...
13:51, 2019-06-28

Merkel ally AKK suggests party exclusion for ex-spy chief Germany’s ex-spy chief Hans-Georg Maassen faces possible exclusion from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives over his alleged far-right stance. T...
18:17, 2019-08-17

Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintai...
18:34, 2019-06-18

| Merkel says Trump tweets 'go against what makes America great' German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets against four minority Democratic congresswomen, saying the US...
15:34, 2019-07-19

Merkel successor denies urging ex-spy chief's ejection The head of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats insists she has not called for ex-domestic intel boss Hans-Georg Maassen's exclusion from the party....
09:17, 2019-08-18

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and...
05:00, 2019-05-31

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same a...
19:17, 2019-07-13

Merkel: Feeling better after shaking raised health questions German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she's doing fine, a day after concerns over her health were raised when she appeared unsteady and visibly shakin...
16:34, 2019-06-19

Germany plans CO2 pricing to help with climate goals: Merkel Germany will introduce some sort of carbon emissions pricing to achieve its climate goals, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that she ...
00:51, 2019-08-14

Merkel honors Hitler assassins, laments rise of far right The chancellor said Germans have a "duty" to stand up to right-wing extremists just as the resistance faced down Adolf Hitler. July 20 is the 75th an...
19:17, 2019-07-13

"Feel Very Well," Says Angela Merkel After Fresh Trembling Spell German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted she was "very well", despite suffering her third trembling spell in less than a month on Wednesday that revi...
18:51, 2019-07-10

Merkel cautions EU leaders over choice of EU Commission chief German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that EU leaders could provoke a crisis if they did not take into account the views of the European Par...
06:17, 2019-06-21

Merkel has third bout of shaking, says she is fine and 'working through' issue German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was "working through" a bout of shaking that first occurred in mid-June and struck for the third time on Wed...
22:00, 2019-07-10

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU's executive arm French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union's executive...
22:17, 2019-06-11

Angela Merkel to address Harvard’s graduating class CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to address Harvard University graduates. The Ivy League school is hosting its 368th co...
12:34, 2019-05-30

Merkel party members aim 'to reconcile the social with the national' Germany "must reconcile the social with the national," a state politician said, using a phrase that to many resembled National Socialism. Now Merkel'...
22:34, 2019-06-20

UK PM candidate Hunt says Germany's Merkel willing to look at new Brexit proposals Jeremy Hunt, one of the contenders to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was willing to look at pr...
22:17, 2019-07-01

Merkel uses Harvard commencement speech to swipe at Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave the commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday where she made not-so-subtle swipes at President Trump...
08:17, 2019-05-31

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism....
03:34, 2019-05-31

Hunt claims Merkel will 'look at' new Brexit deal plan Jeremy Hunt has told Sky News he has won assurances from Germany's Angela Merkel to "look at" his plan to strike a new Brexit deal if he becomes prim...
23:17, 2019-07-01

Germans want Merkel's ruling coalition to continue rule Ruling parties in Germany performed badly in the recent EU vote, prompting speculation that Angela Merkel's government could fall. A new opinion poll...
07:51, 2019-06-11

Angela Merkel inspects NATO troops in Germany The German military has put on a major display for the chancellor to show off its NATO commitment. Speaking to soldiers, Angela Merkel underlined the...
02:17, 2019-05-22

Opinion: What Ursula von der Leyen learned from Angela Merkel The EU is a game with three summits and, in the end, a German wins? In this case, yes. But Ursula von der Leyen's years in Berlin will prove ideal pr...
16:17, 2019-07-04

Chief of Merkel's junior coalition partner resigns Andreas Nahles’s resignation fuels fears Germany’s embattled government may fallThe leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s junior coalition partner, th...
12:17, 2019-06-02

Germany's Greens overtake Merkel's conservatives in poll first Germany's Green Party has, for the first time, outperformed Angela Merkel's ruling Christian Democrats in a poll. While the Greens made major gains, ...
06:17, 2019-06-02

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an...
02:00, 2019-05-24

Germany: Merkel’s partners mull how to choose new leader BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-left coalition partners are set to decide how and when to choose a new head, a decision that co...
10:00, 2019-06-24

Merkel rules out top EU job after term as German chancellor ends Angela Merkel had fueled speculation she was seeking a top EU post after she spoke about her "renewed sense of responsibility" for Europe in an inter...
02:17, 2019-05-22

Big clothes brands found to fall short of own fair wage promises LONDON, May 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world's top clothing brands are failing to fulfil their own promises to pay workers a fair living w...
13:51, 2019-05-30

2020 Dems making big, costly promises on student loan forgiveness The Democratic presidential candidates' costly plans for universal health care dominated the recent Detroit debates -- but their plans for tackling t...
03:00, 2019-08-12

Mitch McConnell promises to force Democrats on border vote next week Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he'll force Democrats to vote on President Donald Trump's $4.5 million request for emergency fun...
19:17, 2019-06-17

WhatsApp spyware: UK firm promises new 'respect for human rights' following allegations Novalpina Capital to establish new rules at NSO Group following multiple allegations that technology was used to spy on dissidents and the mediaA con...
20:51, 2019-06-18

Tyson Fury promises to leave Tom Schwarz 'in a heap on the floor' – video Tyson Fury has resumed the role of provocateur ahead of his fight against German Tom Schwarz - promising to 'break his jaw, break his ribs, leave him...
23:34, 2019-06-12

MacKenzie Bezos promises to donate half of her $37 billion fortune to charity The saga involving Jeff Bezos earlier this year almost reads like a script for an upcoming Netflix drama. All the ingredients are there: a famous CEO...
09:17, 2019-05-29

Donald Trump Promises To Reduce US Drug Prices To World's Lowest US President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration is working on an executive order to reduce US drug prices to match the lowest in the worl...
07:00, 2019-07-06

Dear White People promises the "same title, new spin" in third season trailer Dear White People’s stellar first season wrapped up more than two years ago, followed by a solid second outing in 2018. So we’re delighted that the N...
19:51, 2019-07-19

Rep. McClintock on migrants: Dems need voters susceptible to their 'empty socialist' promises Democrats don't want to fix the massive flow of migrants across the southern border because doing so would take away future voters they needed after ...
21:51, 2019-07-06

British Prime Minister Johnson promises a bold new Brexit deal Boris Johnson promised in his first speech as prime minister to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with "no ifs or buts" and warned th...
01:17, 2019-07-25

Puerto Rico promises tax breaks in attempt to lure ‘family offices’ Watch out, Connecticut. Heads up, New Jersey. And New York had better pay attention, too. Puerto Rico is coming after one of your lucrative industrie...
05:34, 2019-05-23

The gig is up: America’s booming economy is built on hollow promises | Robert Reich Contract workers prop up big earners but under Trump’s anti-labor administration are ruthlessly exploited themselvesUber just filed its first quarter...
13:51, 2019-06-02

Trump promises ‘phenomenal’ UK trade deal to make up for Brexit losses President Trump on Tuesday promised a “phenomenal” post-Brexit trade deal and tried to patch up disagreements with America’s closest ally — heaping p...
06:34, 2019-06-05

J.J. Watt accidentally breaks young Packers fan's bike, promises to buy new one J.J. Watt and the Houston Texans participated in a longstanding Packers tradition, although Watt experienced a bit of a hiccup with a tiny bike. ...
10:51, 2019-08-06

Iran promises 'crushing response' after Donald Trump's tweet threat U.S. President Donald Trump is using the same hardline rhetoric against Iran that he used a year ago, as new tensions flare between Washington and Te...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Andrew Scheer promises to review new Canada Food Guide if elected Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is facing criticism from nutrition experts today after he pledged to review the new Canada Food Guide should the To...
19:34, 2019-07-18

Oculus promises Rift S software update will fix open-ear audio volume Complaints about Rift S's integrated speakers have been stacking up, but Oculus says a software update is on the way to partially fix the issues.Read...
05:34, 2019-05-24

Samsung details Galaxy Fold fixes, promises re-launch in September The (new and improved) Galaxy Fold. [credit: Samsung ] ...
01:51, 2019-08-01

Booker promises to create government office devoted to abortion issues Presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., vowed Wednesday to create an entire government office devoted to abortion and reproductive rights on h...
16:51, 2019-05-22

Pete Buttigieg Promises Range of Reforms to Address Systemic Racism Seeking to overcome a deficit with black voters, Mr. Buttigieg addressed the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, founded by the civil rights leader Jesse Jackson...
21:51, 2019-07-02

Huawei promises 100% refunds if Google and Facebook apps stop working Huawei is resorting to drastic measures to counteract the effects of its inclusion on a US blacklist, which has resulted in several key US companies ...
14:17, 2019-06-19

Andrew Scheer promises premiers more health care money if elected In a letter to provincial and territorial premiers, Scheer says he wants to put the commitment in writing because he anticipates his opponents will m...
01:17, 2019-08-02

Trump accuses China of backtracking on trade and promises to add tariffs next month President Trump said Thursday that he would place tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods starting in September, claiming that China was refus...
23:34, 2019-08-01

Missing Spending Stimulus Weighs On U.S. Growth The U.S. economy was supposed to get a lift this year from higher government spending enacted in 2018, but so far much of that stimulus hasn’t shown ...
23:51, 2019-07-09

US consumer spending, prices rise moderately U.S. consumer spending and prices rose moderately in June, pointing to slower economic growth and benign inflation that could see the Fed cutting rat...
02:00, 2019-08-01

Real Madrid Are Spending Big To Strike Fear Once Again Three managers in one season; a distant third place in La Liga; an early come-from-ahead Champions League exit; the continued ignominy of paying Gare...
20:51, 2019-06-13

Average User Still Spending 38 More Minutes On Facebook Per Day Than They Should Facebook, a company so heinous that it was cited by the United Nations as being complicit in genocide, is still the most popular social network in th...
00:17, 2019-05-29

Take-Two profits soar thanks to 'GTA' and 'Red Dead' online spending Need further proof that Rockstar's online games are the cornerstone of its business these days? You just got it. Publisher Take-Two has report...
04:00, 2019-08-06

People are spending $500 a month to avoid their co-workers When The Wing, a co-working space for women, opened its first location in October 2016, Nik Aliye immediately applied for a membership. At the time, ...
18:00, 2019-07-08

One of the First Outside Spending Pushes for 2020 Goes for Bill de Blasio A New York hotel union is directing donations to the mayor, with an eye on influencing the 2021 mayor’s race in addition to the 2020 presidential con...
15:00, 2019-06-20

U.S. Consumers Boost Spending Despite Trade Tensions American shoppers ramped up their spending in May, providing critical fuel for the U.S. economy’s continued expansion despite trade tensions and slow...
18:51, 2019-06-14

Macaskill on markets: Apple and the IT spending serpent As technology spending escalates, financiers now face a temptation to reframe costs as an investment in future growth, safe in the knowledge that it ...
16:34, 2019-06-03

Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies ...
03:00, 2019-06-16

Harvard study: Remodeling spending to slow CNBC's "Power Lunch" team breaks down a Harvard study that shows remodeling slowing with Kermit Baker, director of Remodeling Futures Program an...
03:01, 2019-06-12

Rishi Sunak: Government spending more on no-deal Chief Secretary to the Treasury Rishi Sunak has told the BBC the government is spending additional money on no-deal Brexit preparations and extra sta...
02:51, 2019-08-02

'Chernobyl' is such a hit its broadcaster is doubling its spending on new shows European broadcaster Sky has announced plans to more than double its spending on original shows over five years after scoring a major hit with "Chern...
08:00, 2019-06-13

April Consumer Spending Remains Solid U.S. households spent at a slower but still solid pace in April, suggesting consumers can help extend an already decadelong expansion amid signs econ...
19:00, 2019-05-31

Dream of spending your retirement on the beach? Here are the best towns Spending your days with your toes in the sand may sound like the perfect way to spend your retirement. Here are top beach towns for retirees from U.S...
21:17, 2019-06-11

Nations must protect spending on the vulnerable, says IMF chief Shift in stance comes as more countries raise concerns about inequality – Christine LagardeThe International Monetary Fund is urging countries to pro...
22:00, 2019-06-15

US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending slowed in April with inflation up, but still far below the target set by the Federal Reserve. There was a burst o...
14:51, 2019-05-31

Tiffany Stung by Drop in Tourist Spending in U.S. Tiffany reported a drop in sales for the second straight quarter and warned of more weakness ahead, dragged down by lower demand from tourists to the...
02:34, 2019-06-05

Theresa May pledges to make UK aid spending more eco-friendly Prime minister will tell G20 leaders they are last generation that can limit global warmingTheresa May is to pledge that Britain’s aid budget will in...
05:51, 2019-06-29

The major expenditures of NY’s $1.26B capital-spending plan ALBANY — In the final hours of this year’s legislative session, lawmakers passed a massive “big ugly” bill that jacks up state spending on capital pr...
05:00, 2019-06-22

Travel agents reveal how much you should really be spending on your honeymoon Getty Images The average US couple spends $4,500 on their honeymoon. But the cost of a honeymoon can vary widely based on the style of vacation you ...
04:51, 2019-06-28

Snapchat spending $1B to give users more of what they love Snapchat knows how much its users love vomiting rainbows and seeing what they’d look like as the opposite gender — so it plans on giving them more. T...
10:17, 2019-08-07

Trade War May Be Slowing Business Spending and Factories, Fed Says A report by Federal Reserve officials said that United States economic activity increased at a “solid pace” in early 2019, but that risks still loome...
21:00, 2019-07-05

India Hopes to Snap Out of Slump With More Spending India plans to increase spending and allow more foreign investment as it attempts to jump-start a stalled economy that has emerged as Prime Minister ...
19:17, 2019-07-05

Why Spending Time With Friends Is One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Health When someone sets out to improve their health, they usually take a familiar path: starting a healthy diet, adopting a new workout regimen, getting be...
20:51, 2019-06-27

La Liga's big clubs have different outlooks after summer of spending Barcelona are fighting to maintain supremacy, Atlético have a new identity and Real Madrid’s rebuild is under threatSometimes being the best isn’t go...
00:34, 2019-08-17

Renewing racist criticism, Trump says many agree with him WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are planning a vote on a resolution that condemns President Donald Trump’s racist comments about four congres...
06:34, 2019-07-16

Underwear photos prompt Chernobyl criticism The writer and producer of the hit HBO series "Chernobyl," has called on visitors to the site of the nuclear disaster to show respect, after a series...
15:51, 2019-06-12

U.K. Tribute to ‘Windrush’ Generation Draws Criticism Events to honor the people invited from the Caribbean to help rebuild postwar Britain were overshadowed by criticism of their treatment under a migra...
15:17, 2019-06-22

Joshua to continue training with McCracken despite criticism "Anthony Joshua insists he will continue to work with Rob McCracken as his trainer despite the criticism of his role in the 29-year-old’s shock loss ...
12:34, 2019-06-05

YouTubers petition for free speech after AKK criticism The head of Germany's CDU is facing a backlash after suggesting there should be "rules" for influential online bloggers during election campaigns. Th...
11:34, 2019-05-29

Dolphins WR Stills stands by criticism of owner Kenny Stills stood his ground Thursday about his recent bewilderment at Dolphins owner Stephen Ross hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump a...
16:34, 2019-08-09

Pakistani activist known for criticism killed in Islamabad Pakistani police say an activist known for his online criticism of the country’s military and politicians has been killed by assailants in a wooded a...
07:51, 2019-06-17

Golf Course In Cathedral Draws Fans - And Criticism A mini-golf course in the nave of a mediaeval English cathedral to encourage families to visit this summer is proving a match made in heaven -- and c...
18:34, 2019-08-10

Angela Merkel seen shaking at event in Berlin, second time in just over a week For the second time in just over a week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and began visibly shaking at a public event in Berlin on T...
22:34, 2019-06-27

Merkel feels solidarity with minority congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Merkel on Friday distanced herself from U.S. President Donald Trump's comment that four minority Democratic congresswomen should "g...
14:17, 2019-07-19

Macron would back Angela Merkel as European Commission president The German chancellor has repeatedly denied any intention to continue in politics, but talk of her leading the Commission persists. France's presiden...
18:34, 2019-06-12

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against ...
16:51, 2019-06-08

Germany: leader of Merkel's party warns as Greens surge The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the G...
11:51, 2019-06-09

Angela Merkel takes to CNN to talk EU vote, anti-Semitism German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been conspicuously quiet in recent weeks. She rarely gives interviews as it is, let alone to foreign media. Now, ...
21:34, 2019-05-28

Angela Merkel warns against dark forces on the rise in Europe In an exclusive interview with CNN, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "Germany can and will not uncouple itself" from the dark forces that are fin...
08:34, 2019-05-28

YouTuber’s viral video puts Merkel’s party on defensive German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right Christian Democrats are hitting back at a YouTube star’s viral video attacking the party’s stance on c...
14:17, 2019-05-22

Germany: Merkel thanks Hungary for its role in fall of Berlin Wall Ahead of her trip to Hungary, German Chancellor Angela Merkel thanked the eastern European nation for opening its border to East Germans three decade...
18:51, 2019-08-17

Angela Merkel tells Harvard grads to 'tear down walls' The chancellor has addressed students at the elite university, encouraging them to shape the future. Her halting speech appeared to contain a few dig...
03:34, 2019-05-31

Germany: leader of Merkel’s party warns as Greens surge The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the G...
12:00, 2019-06-09

Germany business chief says Merkel coalition harms firms Chancellor Angela Merkel has been heavily criticized by the Federation of German Industries. The organization's head stated that her administration h...
17:00, 2019-06-04

Angela Merkel takes to CNN to talk EU vote, German politics German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been conspicuously quiet in recent weeks. She rarely gives interviews as it is, let alone to foreign media. Now, ...
15:34, 2019-05-28

Angela Merkel's shaking changes how Germany's leaders discuss their health When Angela Merkel shakes, the whole of Germany worries. But on Thursday, comfortably seated, the chancellor got through a state reception untroubled...
10:01, 2019-07-12

Jeremy Hunt claims Merkel is willing to renegotiate Brexit deal Foreign secretary says chancellor told him Brussels would listen if new PM had ‘right approach’The Conservative leadership hopeful Jeremy Hunt has cl...
15:34, 2019-06-09

Germany must combat right-wing extremism, Merkel says after politician's murder Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said the state must rigorously fight right-wing extremism following the murder of a prominent politici...
16:51, 2019-06-22

Germany's Merkel urges political solution in Iran crisis The international community must seek a political solution on Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, after U.S. President Donald Tru...
16:51, 2019-06-22

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon’s political crisis. A new repo...
19:17, 2019-06-05

German SPD leader quits in blow to Merkel's loveless coalition Andrea Nahles said on Sunday she would resign as the leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), raising new doubts about the durability of Chancello...
15:34, 2019-06-02

Angela Merkel: 'I distance myself' from Donald Trump's racist comments In her annual summer press conference, the German chancellor strongly criticized the US President for his recent diatribe against Democratic congress...
17:01, 2019-07-19

Merkel Blasts Trade Barriers and 'Lies' in Rebuke of Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel used a commencement speech at Harvard to defend multilateralism and free trade in one of her most pointed critiques o...
05:34, 2019-05-31

'Spectres of the past': Angela Merkel sounds alarm over antisemitsm Germany has responsibility to tackle antisemitism and far-right politics, says chancellorAngela Merkel has said antisemitism is a problem in Germany ...
14:34, 2019-05-28

German SPD's record low in poll adds to strain on Merkel's coalition The Social Democrats slipped to 11% in a new Forsa poll, falling behind the far-right AfD. The environmental Green Party remains the most popular in ...
00:17, 2019-06-16

Germany's Merkel hopes for ambitious EU goal to cut carbon emissions Germany will push for an ambitious goal of making the European Union economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050 at the EU summit on Thursda...
17:00, 2019-06-20

Germany's Merkel says trade, Iran on agenda in Trump summit German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her summit meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday would cover a wide range of topics including trade...
04:51, 2019-06-28

YouTuber's viral video puts Merkel's party on defensive German Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right Christian Democrats are hitting back at a YouTube star's viral video attacking the party's stance on c...
13:51, 2019-05-22

Germany probes mysterious death of Merkel party politician Authorities in Germany are investigating the death of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party who was reportedly found with a gunshot woun...
15:34, 2019-06-03

EU leaders nominate Germany's von der Leyen for Commission head: Merkel European Union leaders nominated German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday to head up the European Commission as part of a proposal ove...
20:34, 2019-07-02

Western Balkans: Merkel 'optimistic' about EU accession despite French doubts German Chancellor Angel Merkel assured Balkan states that negotiations to join the EU are in the bloc's interest, countering concerns by the French p...
15:34, 2019-07-06

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right, an...
02:51, 2019-06-17

Merkel meets Orban in Hungary to commemorate 'Pan-European Picnic' The two leaders have met as part of the commemorations of the symbolic event that led to an exodus of East Germans to the West. Merkel thanked Hungar...
19:51, 2019-08-19

Merkel party politician slain; German police say no suspects German authorities have confirmed that a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party was found dead from a gunshot wound to the head outside his...
19:51, 2019-06-03

German EU election results ramp up pressure on Merkel's coalition Germany's major parties have slumped again in the European elections, with the Social Democrats particularly hard-hit. The result could potentially a...
21:17, 2019-05-26

German state vote could threaten future of Merkel coalition Voters in the northern state of Bremen look set to inflict a humiliating blow on Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) in an election on Sunday that could...
13:34, 2019-05-26

Merkel ally von der Leyen being considered for EU Commission head: Welt Germany's Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen is being touted by Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, as a potential successor to Je...
14:17, 2019-07-02

Youth’s Video Takes Aim at Merkel’s Party in Run-Up to European Elections A 55-minute clip attacking Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party logged more than nine million views in six days. The German establishment has taken notic...
16:17, 2019-05-25

Angela Merkel Sits Through National Anthems After Shaking Spells Angela Merkel remained seated during national anthems at an official ceremony on Thursday, as the German chancellor apparently sought to prevent a re...
14:34, 2019-07-11

Angela Merkel stands in 'solidarity' with congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's...
20:51, 2019-07-19

Leader of Merkel's Coalition Partner Resigns, Shaking Government The future of Angela Merkel’s government was thrown into doubt after the chairwoman of the German Chancellor’s junior coalition partner resigned foll...
19:51, 2019-06-02

Germany's Merkel calls for restarting EU migrant rescue mission Several months after the EU's migrant rescue mission in the Mediterranean was suspended, Angela Merkel has called for the operation to be resumed onc...
18:17, 2019-08-17

Angela Merkel sits for anthems after latest shaking episode German chancellor reportedly requests change of protocol after third bout of tremblingAngela Merkel sat through the German and Danish national anthem...
16:51, 2019-07-11

‘Sign In With Apple’ Promises a Solution to Google and Facebook's Sleazy Tracking Practices Apple’s privacy push continued on Monday when the company announced “Sign in with Apple,” a login service meant to block all the tracking that comes ...
20:51, 2019-06-03

A New Hearing Aid Promises to Tune Out Distracting Voices By Reading the Wearer's Brain Waves You don’t notice it happening, but in a crowded, noisy room, your brain has the remarkable ability to effectively tune out all but the people you’re ...
05:51, 2019-05-31

Quantum leap from Australian research promises super-fast computing power ‘Ruthlessly systematic’ research achieves qubit communication 200 times faster than ever beforeAn Australian research team led by the renowned quantu...
04:17, 2019-07-19

Senate Passes Budget and Debt Deal, President Trump Promises to Sign (WASHINGTON) — A hard-won budget and debt deal easily cleared the Senate on Thursday, powered by President Donald Trump’s endorsement and...
22:51, 2019-08-01

Trump administration expands deportation authority across US; ACLU promises legal action The change is the latest move in the administration's attempts to crack down on illegal immigration.        ...
05:51, 2019-07-23

Downton Abbey movie: first trailer promises warring butlers and mega-Maggie The first full-length trailer suggests a faithful transfer for Julian Fellowes’ hit TV series as the household prepares for a royal visitAfter the ho...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Elon Musk promises longer, curved tunnel for future Hyperloop contests In a departure from previous years, next year's Hyperloop competition will be held in a six mile curved vacuum tunnel. Previously, the competiti...
11:34, 2019-07-22

Warren promises bigger role for liberal groups in setting trade policy Elizabeth Warren promised Monday that she would make federal trade policy more transparent and give a bigger role labor and environmental groups in s...
05:51, 2019-08-01

Apple promises hostile treatment for sites that break Safari privacy rules Apple is taking a tough new stance on websites that attempt to monitor and share individuals' browsing history. In a new policy page, published ...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Restrictions, unmet promises, unbridled violence in Sudan, a ‘recipe for disaster’, says Bachelet After nationwide protests across Sudan on Sunday, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday called on Sudanese authorities to lift restric...
18:00, 2019-07-03

FCA, Renault face tall odds delivering on cost-cutting promises in merger Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Renault SA promise huge savings from a mega-merger, but such combinations face tall odds because of the industry’s ...
22:51, 2019-05-29

Promises of a green energy jobs boom in Scotland are proving to be so much hot air | Kevin McKenna The government stands accused of failing to protect workers as it sold off projects to EDF and other foreign firmsIn the renewables sector, the Scott...
09:34, 2019-06-23

Mortal Kombat writer promises R-rating, ample chances for characters to "finish him" Once upon a time, the only way weirdo kids could only see violence onscreen was by sneaking into movies or playing Mortal Kombat, the video game that...
01:51, 2019-07-13

Talent dogfight: Rock stars, heroes and broken promises as job openings near record Companies are pumping up job openings in ads and interviews to stand out amid near-record openings and a smaller pool of candidates   ...
20:34, 2019-07-01

'Beverly Hills, 90210' cast promises 'drama, comedy and soap' in TV return The cast of the 1990s hit "Beverly Hills, 90210" returns to U.S. television on Wednesday, much older but promising lots of the juicy drama that made ...
05:17, 2019-08-08

Mexican mayor paraded through town in women's clothes for failing to keep campaign promises When the residents of a municipality in southern Mexico got fed up with their mayor after he failed to keep a campaign promise, they knew what they h...
07:17, 2019-08-03

Davis Cup: Pakistan Tennis Chief Promises India Full-Proof Security Pakistan Tennis Federation President Salim Saifullah Khan assured that the contest will be held in safe and secure environment, promising "impressive...
08:51, 2019-08-05

Scheer promises to scrap clean fuel standards alongside carbon tax if elected In a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Scheer surmises the new standards could increase the cost of gas by at least four cents a litre over an...
01:00, 2019-07-09

Harry Maguire promises to 'give everything I can' after record move to Manchester United – video Harry Maguire has joined Manchester United from Leicester City for a reported fee of £80 million, making him the world’s most expensive defender.‘It’...
19:34, 2019-08-05

Effusive Trump promises Britain a 'phenomenal' post-Brexit trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday promised Britain a "phenomenal" post-Brexit trade deal, dismissed differences over China's Huawei and glossed ...
05:34, 2019-06-05

Effusive Trump promises Britain a "phenomenal" post-Brexit trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday promised Britain a "phenomenal" post-Brexit trade deal, dismissed differences over China's Huawei and glossed ...
17:34, 2019-06-04

Samsung’s ARM-powered Galaxy Book S laptop promises 23 hours of battery life Last night, Samsung held its annual Galaxy Unpacked event in New York, where it unveiled the Galaxy Note 10. Along with that, the company also launch...
12:17, 2019-08-08

Comcast to double spending at Sky on European original programs Comcast Corp will more than double its investment in European original programming and start an in-house studio at its European unit Sky after Sky's ...
21:00, 2019-06-12

Medicaid expansion is a failure: Lots of spending, little benefit Researchers from MIT and Harvard recently released a report concluding that Obamacare had a "clearly positive effect on access to and consumption of ...
08:01, 2019-06-21

Chancellor challenges Tory candidates' spending plans Philip Hammond has challenged Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt over their spending plans, saying the "fiscal firepower" built up for a no-deal Brexit wi...
16:17, 2019-07-01

Brexit campaigner wins appeal against over-spending fine The founder of a youth-focused pro-Brexit campaign has won an appeal against a 20,000 pound ($25,000) fine imposed by the UK electoral regulator for ...
20:51, 2019-07-19

Stormi Webster Is "100% Okay" After Spending the Day In the Hospital Due to Allergic Reaction Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott's little girl Stormi Webster had a bit of a health scare on Sunday. The Kylie Cosmetics owner posted a photo of Stormi...
07:34, 2019-06-03

UN rights expert slams UK welfare spending cuts A U.N. human rights expert has sharpened his criticism of cuts to social support in Britain, describing recent changes as window-dressing and calling...
13:51, 2019-05-22

One-third of Americans have cut back on spending, and some fear a recession is coming A third of Americans are spending less, according to the CNBC/Acorns Invest in You Spending Survey released on Monday. The reasons they cite include ...
16:34, 2019-07-01

Donald Trump spending more on Facebook ads in Texas than in any other state Beginning in June, thousands of voters saw a fundraising plea in a Facebook ad from the president's official social media page. It described how the ...
16:00, 2019-08-16

WRAPUP 1-U.S. consumer spending, inflation rise moderately in May U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, whic...
15:51, 2019-06-28

Back to school spending expected to hit record heights (NBC News) The average household spending for back to school is hitting record heights, with a big chunk of that going towards tech. According to the...
20:34, 2019-07-19

Tentative Federal Budget Would Raise Spending by $320 Billion Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, are close to a deal to increase spending and raise the government’s bo...
20:51, 2019-07-22

Visa earnings beat on higher customer spending Visa beat analysts' estimates for quarterly earnings on Tuesday, as a robust economy encouraged customers to spend more and boosted fees for the...
14:00, 2019-07-24

NYCHA’s overtime spending climbs again, hitting $95 million The city’s budget has sprung a big leak. Overtime spending at the city’s embattled Housing Authority ballooned to $95.5 million last year, as employe...
08:17, 2019-08-14