Trump has a history of questionable behavior with women: NY Times
2016-05-15 03:57:08 UTC
Interviews with dozens of women who have worked for Donald Trump or interacted with him socially reveal a pattern of often unsettling personal behavior by the Republican presidential candidate, The New York Times reported on Saturday.
Panama Papers affair widens as database goes online
2016-05-09 22:41:21 UTC
The Panama Papers affair has widened, with a huge database of documents relating to more than 200,000 offshore accounts posted online.
The database became accessible from 18:00 GMT at offshoreleaks.icij.org.
The Panama Papers have shown how some...
Trump: After my victory Christie will oversee an "extensive team"
2016-05-09 19:03:11 UTC
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Monday he has chosen New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a rival turned ally, to lead his White House transition team as he prepares for the general election campaign.
"Governor Christie is...
Donald Trump's new finance chair donated to Hillary Clinton
2016-05-05 20:07:54 UTC
Donald Trump named a national finance chairman for his presidential campaign, picking an investor with little experience in campaigns but a long history of political donations to both parties.
Steven Mnuchin, a former partner at Goldman Sachs w...
"Trump will inevitably give rise to anti-American sentiment worldwide"
2016-04-28 18:51:05 UTC
"Trump will inevitably give rise to anti-American sentiment worldwide."
Donald Trump's first major foreign policy address alarmed American allies, who view the Republican front runner's repeated invocation of an "America first" agenda as a thre...
George Clooney Says Bernie Sanders Is 'Absolutely Right'
2016-04-17 20:44:38 UTC
George Clooney said this weekend that presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders was "absolutely right" to protest the amount of money involved in political fundraisers such as the one Clooney co-hosted Friday night in support of candidate Hillary...
How the Republican elite turned a blind eye to the rise and rise of Donald Trump
2016-03-02 16:19:31 UTC
One evening last June, some of the Republican Party's wealthiest donors gathered for a cocktail party at an exclusive resort in Deer Valley, Utah, during a three-day retreat hosted by former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney.
They had just...
U.S. businessman, "Young Global Leader," jailed in Iran
2016-02-22 19:25:36 UTC
An American businessman jailed in Iran since October has broken his hunger strike, his mother wrote on social media on Monday.
Siamak Namazi, a dual U.S.-Iranian citizen, was detained in Iran in October while visiting family. Iranian authoritie...
New Year's Celebration: Luxury Dubai Hotel Inferno
2015-12-31 20:57:03 UTC
Fire engulfed a 63-storey skyscraper in downtown Dubai near the world's tallest building on Thursday night, but the block was successfully evacuated and there were only light injuries, the emirate's police chief said.
Tongues of flame shot skyw...
Zuckerberg and wife to give 99 percent of shares to charity
2015-12-02 08:20:06 UTC
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and his wife to give 99 percent of shares to charity.
In an unprecedented philanthropic gesture for their generation, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla, celebrated the birth of their daughter with the ...
Poll: Fall fashion consumers overwhelmingly want to go shopping in the stores
2015-11-02 07:52:28 UTC
Poll: Fall fashion consumers overwhelmingly want to go shopping in the store.
Shopping for fall fashion has several common threads among American consumers, according to a new poll—the strongest of which is an overwhelming preference for in-sto...
Donald Trump: Most good business negotiators were "vicious, horrible, miserable human beings"
2015-08-28 07:09:07 UTC
Donald Trump had to do a bit of damage control on Thursday after repeatedly dropping Carl Icahn's name in a campaign speech and then saying most good business negotiators were "vicious, horrible, miserable human beings."
Icahn, the billionaire ...
Why is Tony Blair so unpopular?
2015-08-11 19:58:11 UTC
<h5><i>President George W Bush giving Tony Blair the presidential medal of freedom in the White House in 2009.<hr></h5></i>Tony Blair won the British general election in May 1997, with a landslide victory against the discredited Conservative gover...
Facebook earns 51 percent of ad revenue overseas
2015-06-09 21:02:14 UTC
Exclusive (Reuters) - Overseas markets bring in more advertising revenue than the United States for Facebook Inc, amounting to 51 percent of global ad sales in the first quarter, with growth in Asia the fastest in the world at 57 percent, company ...
Tech leaders gather to mourn Dave Goldberg as the great connector
2015-05-06 03:47:12 UTC
PALO ALTO, Calif. — Long after the crowd gathered for Dave Goldberg's memorial service had left the auditorium at Stanford University on Tuesday, one friend of the SurveyMonkey CEO sat in the shade of a pine tree trying to make sense of things.
Microsoft targets $20 billion in annual cloud revenue by 2018
2015-04-30 04:05:24 UTC
San Francisco (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is targeting $20 billion in annual revenue from its cloud-computing businesses by the end of fiscal 2018, Chief Executive Satya Nadella said on Wednesday, signaling a tripling of such revenue in three years...
WikiLeaks Publishes Hacked Sony Documents
2015-04-16 19:59:37 UTC
WikiLeaks has published a searchable database of thousands of emails and documents from Sony Pictures Entertainment that were leaked in late 2014 after the studio was attacked by hackers.
The database is the first time the information, which ma...
European Union to File Antitrust Charges Against Google - The Biggest Competition Battle in Brussels
2015-04-14 20:14:21 UTC
<strong>Brussels - Europe’s antitrust regulator has decided to file formal charges against Google Inc. for violating the bloc’s antitrust laws, stepping up a five-year investigation that is set to become one of the biggest competition battles in B...
US housing starts total 897,000 in February, versus 1.05 million estimate
2015-03-17 12:58:49 UTC
U.S. housing starts plunged to their lowest level in a year in February likely as harsh weather kept builders at home, a temporary setback for the housing market recovery.
Groundbreaking tumbled 17 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual pace o...
Vaccination skeptic offers cash for proof that measles is a virus; Court orders him to pay 100,000 euros
2015-03-13 15:02:11 UTC
Four years ago, a German biologist who thinks the measles are psychosomatic announced on his website that he would pay 100,000 euros ($106,300) to anyone who could prove measles is a virus.
After Stefan Lanka made the offer, a German doctor nam...
Republicans Try To Sabotage U.S. Government
2015-03-10 07:40:17 UTC
In an open letter to Iranian leaders, freshman Senator Tom Cotton and 46 other Republicans said that without congressional approval any deal between Iran and the US would be merely an agreement between President Barack Obama and Iran’s supreme lea...
Putin reveals secret Crimea plot
2015-03-09 16:03:37 UTC
Vladimir Putin has admitted for the first time that the plan to annex Crimea was ordered weeks before the referendum on self-determination.
Crimea was formally absorbed into Russia on 18 March, to international condemnation, after unidentified ...
Google shares drop on worries over advertising income
2014-04-17 09:23:30 UTC
Shares in Google have dropped 5% despite the technology giant reporting a first-quarter profit rise of 3%.
Profits were $3.45bn, but investors are preoccupied by Google's inability to maintain advertising prices.
A widely watched measure, th...
S&P 500 index logs its best week of the year
2014-02-16 05:36:57 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market closed out its best week of the year on Friday as investors focused on company earnings and brushed off another weak economic report.
Campbell Soup climbed after reporting earnings that beat the estimates of...
Feds let banks and marijuana sellers do business
2014-02-15 07:21:02 UTC
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday gave banks a road map for conducting transactions with legal marijuana sellers so these new businesses can stash away savings, make payroll and pay taxes like any other enterprise. It's not ...