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Paris commuter chaos as metro workers strike over pension reform

Parisian commuters faced travel misery on Friday as metro workers went on strike over plans to reduce their retirement privileges under President Emmanuel Macron's pension reforms....

Paris commuter chaos as metro workers strike over pension reform

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Paris Commuters Hit As Metro Workers Strike Over Pension Reform Paris metro and other public transport workers walked off the job Friday over a planned pension overhaul, sparking huge traffic jams and forcing many ...
17:48, 09/13/2019

Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a government pens...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Paris strike: Chaos for commuters as huge walkout shuts down transport Parisian commuters suffered travel misery today as transport workers joined one of the city's biggest strikes over President Emmanuel Macron's pension...
19:18, 09/13/2019

| Commuter chaos after powerful typhoon hits Tokyo A powerful typhoon that battered Tokyo overnight with ferocious winds and driving rain caused commuter chaos with trains halted and more than 100 flig...
22:16, 09/09/2019

Heavy rains cause commuter chaos in India's financial hub Monsoon rains stalled trains, delayed flights and disrupted traffic in Mumbai on Wednesday, and forecasters warned of more wet weather for India's fin...
01:16, 09/05/2019

MTA worker’s bathroom break sparks commuter chaos on five subway lines A nasty clogged-up toilet and nature calling for an MTA worker during Friday’s morning rush-hour disrupted subway service on five different lines, acc...
21:32, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Hong Kong protesters disrupt train services, cause commuter chaos Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters blocked train services during the early morning rush hour on Tuesday, causing commuter chaos in the latest anti-gover...
09:16, 07/30/2019

Macron must not buckle on pension reform In Paris, protesters brought the French capital to a near standstill on Friday. They're furious over President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform progra...
21:48, 09/13/2019

South Western Railway strike: Thousands of commuters brace for second day of travel chaos as rail strike continues Thousands of commuters are bracing for a second day of travel chaos as South Western Railway (SWR) staff continue a strike over the role of train guar...
08:48, 06/19/2019

Brazil pension reform debate expected to widen in Senate Brazil's Senate is expected to consider extending pension reform to states and municipal governments as it moves to vote on a bill overhauling the soc...
01:48, 08/09/2019

Brazil markets spooked by minister's complaints on pension reform Brazil's economy minister and lower house speaker exchanged harsh words on Friday over progress on pension reform, creating another drag on Brazilian ...
00:32, 06/15/2019

Brazil Congress readies pension reform vote, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress began final debates on Wednesday ahead of a vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system, as expectati...
01:32, 07/11/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Pension reform prospects lift Brazil's real, stocks Brazil's currency and stocks rose on Thursday after a congressional committee in charge of analyzing the government's pension reform bill approved its...
06:16, 07/05/2019

Brazil pension reform can be saved with 100 billion reais turnaround: Economy Minister The Brazilian government's plans to overhaul its pension system can still be saved if lawmakers reverse changes to transition rules and concessions to...
19:16, 06/17/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil's real, stocks weaken on pension reform concerns Brazil's real weakened on Thursday, hit by concerns about the passage of the country's pension reform bill and economic growth, while uncertainty ahea...
17:16, 06/27/2019

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement...
16:32, 05/02/2019

Brazil economy minister threatens to quit if pension reform diluted: report Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes threatened to step down in an interview published on Friday if his ambitious plans to overhaul the country's so...
03:00, 05/25/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks gain, Brazil up on pension reform hopes An index of Latin American stocks rose on Wednesday, propped up by robust Brazilian shares gaining on optimism around a pension reform proposal, while...
02:16, 05/09/2019

Bangladeshi Man Filmed Masturbating On Paris Metro Gets 8 Months In Jail A French court on Monday sentenced a man to eight months suspended jail after he masturbated on the Paris metro in front of a woman who filmed the off...
20:16, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amen...
07:32, 07/13/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies firm, Brazil's real gains on pension-reform hope Latin American currencies srengthened on Monday, bucking gloom in emerging markets, with Brazil's real gaining nearly half a percent as investors chee...
18:48, 07/08/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam forex gains, Bovespa hits new high on pension reform prospects Latin American stocks rose on Monday led by Brazil's Bovespa which scaled a record high on prospects that the country's pension reform bill will pass ...
22:16, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system...
05:48, 07/12/2019

United Auto Workers union calls national strike against GM, 46,000 workers to stay out The UAW contract with GM expired at midnight Saturday and the union on Sunday called for a strike of all 46,000 GM workers in the US.   ...
03:48, 09/16/2019

UAW hourly workers hope for short strike against GM as strike begins Standing in light rain on the first day of the GM strike, UAW workers say they're unified but eager to get a deal brokered.    &#...
16:16, 09/16/2019

Brazilians strike against Bolsonaro's pension plans A nationwide strike has paralyzed transport in the South American country's major cities as police used tear gas to clear protesters. Many Brazilians ...
00:00, 06/15/2019

Brazilians stage general strike to protest pension overhaul Thousands of people filled the streets of Brazil's main cities Friday, and schools, banks and some public transportation shut down, as Brazilians angr...
04:48, 06/15/2019

Amsterdam sex workers lukewarm about plans to reform Red Light District Mayor Femke Halsema is seeking to place new restrictions on the neighborhood to combat the excesses of mass tourism. The women of De Wallen, however, ...
07:00, 07/05/2019

Hong Kong protests descend into chaos during citywide strike Police fire teargas and rubber bullets in clashes with thousands of demonstratorsHong Kong protesters have clashed with police and fought off a group ...
01:16, 08/06/2019

Travel Chaos As British Airways Pilots' Strike Enters Second Day A landmark strike by British Airways (BA) pilots entered its second day on Tuesday with more travel chaos -- and no end in sight to the long-running d...
12:00, 09/10/2019

'Metro Man' Resigns As Advisor To Lucknow Metro Citing Health Issues The Principal Advisor to Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) Padma Vibhushan E Sreedharan has submitted his resignation citing health issues, an off...
08:32, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong Strike Sinks City Into Chaos, and Government Has Little Reply The city’s top official, Carrie Lam, warned of “very precarious circumstances” and accused protesters of challenging Chinese sovereignty over Hong Kon...
19:48, 08/05/2019

'Chaos, chaos, chaos': Amazon still ablaze as Brazil dismisses 'fuss' over fires A 2,000km road and river odyssey through rainforest reveals consensus from all sides: Bolsonaro has spurred a record burning season and ushered in a n...
10:16, 09/09/2019

Paris hit with massive public transport strike The biggest strike to hit Paris public transport in more than a decade disrupted tourists' plans Friday and forced commuters to work from home or...
19:17, 09/13/2019

Transit strike cripples Paris commute Parisians had to find alternate ways to get to work Friday morning after the city's biggest public transit strike in nearly 13 years crippled subway a...
09:32, 09/14/2019

Intense heat wave to strike Paris and across Europe PARIS (AP) — Authorities in the Paris region have issued an alert for intense heat expected in the French capital and across Europe this week. The ale...
12:00, 06/24/2019

Paris sees biggest transport strike in decade over pensions The biggest strike to hit Paris public transport in more than a decade has disrupted tourists’ plans and forced commuters to work from home or find al...
17:48, 09/13/2019

Transit Strike Slows Paris to a Crawl, in a Warning to Macron The government’s pension reform plan would take aim at early retirement for some people, like transit workers, who consider it a benefit they have ear...
19:48, 09/13/2019

South Western Railway strike: Royal Ascot racegoers face travel chaos as five-day walkout gets under way Thousands of racegoers heading to Royal Ascot face travel chaos this week as a five-day strike in the long-running dispute over guards on trains gets ...
17:48, 06/17/2019

'Chaos, chaos, chaos': a journey through Bolsonaro's Amazon inferno A 2,000km road and river odyssey in Brazil reveals consensus from all sides: Bolsonaro has ushered in a new age of wreckingFrom afar it resembles a to...
11:32, 09/09/2019

Paris' Louvre museum reopens one day after workers walk out to protest overcrowding The museum, which houses the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo, was shut down Tuesday after employees walked out to protest overcrowding.   &...
15:16, 05/29/2019

Nearly 50,000 General Motors workers go on strike DETROIT — More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract...
16:48, 09/16/2019

A Prime Day for an Amazon workers' strike When Hibaq Mohamed started working at a new Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota, in 2016, she was required to pack a minimum of about 160...
16:48, 07/12/2019

General Motors Workers On Strike: Everything You Need To Know The United Auto Workers’ 46,000 General Motors employees are on strike as contract negotiations continue, and are overshadowed somewhat by a corruptio...
02:18, 09/17/2019

49,000 United Auto Workers strike against GM Over 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the...
08:48, 09/16/2019

Why some Amazon workers are going on strike on Prime Day At a time of rising activism among workers, some Amazon employees are using Prime Day to protest their pay, working conditions and a range of other is...
08:48, 07/16/2019

80,000-Plus Kaiser Permanente Workers Are Going on Strike More than 80,000 unionized Kaiser Permanente employees plan to strike in October, marking the biggest labor action in the country in over two decades....
16:48, 09/17/2019

BA strike September 2019: Airline brings in extra staff to deal with complaints amid pilot walkout chaos British Airways has brought in almost 100 extra staff members to deal with customer requests and complaints, as it braces for next month's pilot strik...
19:16, 08/27/2019

United Auto Workers Authorize a Strike The United Auto Workers voted to authorize a strike amid contract negotiations. The union represents about 150,000 workers at Ford, General Motors, an...
05:00, 09/04/2019

Strike looming for General Motors workers The United Auto Workers union and General Motors remain far apart in ongoing negotiations in Detroit, raising the likelihood of a midnight strike, sou...
07:48, 09/15/2019

Science Museum workers across England strike over low pay Below-inflation pay rises have left staff with 13% real-terms wage cut since 2010, says unionStaff at Science Museum sites across England have begun a...
17:48, 08/30/2019

Amazon Workers Plan to Strike on Prime Day Employees at Amazon’s now-infamous Shakopee, Minnesota, warehouse—the first of the famously anti-union retailer’s locations to stage a walkout in the ...
23:16, 07/08/2019

GM auto workers go on strike nationwide for more pay and better benefits The United Automobile Workers went on a nationwide strike against General Motors starting at midnight, Sept. 16, 2019.      ...
16:48, 09/17/2019

GM workers to strike amid contract negotiation The United Auto Workers union says its contract negotiations with General Motors have broken down and its roughly 49,000 members will go on strike jus...
23:16, 09/15/2019

UAW workers picketing GM must wait for $250 a week in strike pay UAW workers are entitled to $250 a week in strike pay. However, it's not available until after the 15th day of the strike, the UAW says.   ...
16:48, 09/17/2019

‘The Union Is Playing Some Hardball.’ Here’s Why GM Workers Are On Strike The United Auto Workers union is leading its first strike against General Motors in 12 years, digging in for a fight over jobs and benefits that could...
17:32, 09/16/2019

GM Furloughs Workers in Canada as Strike Drags On General Motors has furloughed roughly 2,000 hourly workers at a plant in Oshawa, Ontario, near Toronto, as the impact of a strike by the United Auto W...
07:49, 09/21/2019

More than 49,000 United Auto Workers strike against General Motors Union members shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the US after contract talks with the company deterioratedMore than 49,000 member...
19:16, 09/16/2019

GM workers who picketed in 2007 say that strike was political. This time it's 'serious' GM's usage of temporary workers, potential closure of plants and health care contributions remain major sticking points, according to people fami...
17:33, 09/19/2019

47,000 grocery workers in California avert a strike with new contracts Around 47,000 union workers at Albertsons, Ralphs and other grocery chains in southern California reached an agreement with the companies Thursday on ...
03:48, 09/13/2019

46,000 General Motors Workers To Go On Strike For First Time In A Decade The United Auto Workers union called a nationwide strike against General Motors Sunday, with some 46,000 members set to walk off the job beginning at ...
08:48, 09/16/2019

| Young Sudanese workers strike for 'civil rule' The chants grew louder as the army pick-up passed. "Power to the civilians," the dozens of young Sudanese bankers cried outside their closed Khartoum ...
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GM Workers---Some With No Strike Experience---Gird for Longer Walkout The first strike called by the United Auto Workers against General Motors Co. in more than a decade lasted a third day, and many on the picket line We...
15:00, 09/19/2019

Workers at Chilean Walmart retailers strike over wages As many as 17,000 workers at Walmart´s largest union in Chile walked off the job early Wednesday morning, demanding better salaries after negotiations...
18:16, 07/10/2019

Stop & Shop workers reach new deal after strike BOSTON (AP) — Unionized supermarket workers in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island have ratified a new contract that came out of an 11-day str...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Workers protest and strike as Amazon doubles Prime Day Amazon warehouse workers around the world are protesting and striking today to demand fairer working conditions as the company begins its Prime Day sa...
15:16, 07/15/2019

HAL Workers Go On Indefinite Relay Hunger Strike Over Wages About 500 employees of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited went on an indefinite relay hunger strike from today, demanding settlement of wages and also sala...
03:32, 06/26/2019

Amazon workers in Germany to strike over pay, Verdi union says Workers at seven Amazon sites across Germany will go on strike over pay for at least two days this week starting on Sunday night going into Monday, l...
06:00, 07/15/2019

United Auto Workers Calls for Strike of GM's U.S. Factories The United Auto Workers has called for a strike at General Motors’ U.S. factories, its first major work stoppage in more than a decade. Union leadersh...
22:48, 09/15/2019

Alaska ferry workers, state try mediation to end strike Alaska ferry workers and state officials were seeking a federal mediator's help on Saturday to end a strike that has disrupted travel during the peak ...
23:16, 07/28/2019

GM to temporarily lay off 1,200 workers in Canada due to slowdown at US plants during UAW strike General Motors announced on Wednesday that it plans to temporarily lay off 1,200 workers at its final assembly plant in Oshawa, Canada due to a slowdo...
23:48, 09/18/2019

Strike 2.0: how gig economy workers are using tech to fight back Up to 10 million people in the UK are in precarious work, juggling low paid jobs as cleaners, Deliveroo riders and Uber drivers. But a movement is und...
14:48, 08/31/2019

Amazon workers in Germany strike ahead of major sale German labor union Verdi has called on employees at Amazon facilities in the country to strike. Workers pushing for better wages have timed the work s...
05:48, 07/15/2019

The Warm-Up: Rise up workers! Strike to… force through that Barca move "We\u0027ve come a long way in the proud tradition of industrial action in order to secure more favourable working conditions. Nick Miller wonders abo...
09:32, 07/09/2019

GM's South Korean workers to stage partial strike, report says An internal note from the union representing GM workers in South Korea said partial strikes would be launched Friday and next week, Reuters reported....
17:34, 09/19/2019

UAW workers head for picket lines in first national strike against GM since 2007 The United Auto Workers (UAW) went on strike at General Motors just after midnight Sunday and about 48,000 hourly workers at its facilities are headed...
02:18, 09/17/2019

Amazon Workers Strike As 'Prime' Shopping Frenzy Hits Amazon workers walked out of a main distribution center in Minnesota on Monday, protesting for improved working conditions during the e-commerce titan...
09:32, 07/16/2019

Lebanon's Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefits will not be ...
13:00, 05/07/2019

U.S. drone strike kills 30 pine nut farm workers in Afghanistan A U.S. drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (IS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day's labor in the field...
12:16, 09/20/2019

Lebanon’s Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days BEIRUT (AP) — Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefit...
11:16, 05/07/2019

'A strike for the little guy': auto workers hope a deal will change the industry In their first strike in over a decade, union members are prepared to settle in for the long haul: ‘If we win, everyone wins’“This is a strike for the...
17:32, 09/20/2019

The Amazon Prime Day strike could be a turning point for workers' rights Today, Amazon will start its fifth annual Prime Day, which has been expanded to 48 hours this year. Designed to enlist (and keep) Prime members, it is...
16:48, 07/15/2019

Workers at Brazil planemaker Embraer could begin strike on Monday Union workers at Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA said on Wednesday they had approved a strike that could start next Monday, amid what they described a...
17:00, 09/18/2019

United Auto Workers Call First National Strike Against GM Since 2007 In US The United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight ...
06:16, 09/16/2019

30 Pine Nut Farm Workers Killed In US Drone Strike In Afghanistan A US drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (ISIS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day's labour in the fiel...
20:18, 09/19/2019

Auto workers union to strike against General Motors at midnight The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday morning it will strike against General Motors at midnight after its members failed to reach a new labor...
19:16, 09/15/2019

Amazon Workers Strike Outside Eagan, Minnesota, Delivery Station Amazon is well known for its sprawling Fulfillment Centers and the lackluster working conditions therein, but just as important to its logistics opera...
18:48, 08/08/2019

U.S. General Motors workers to strike, likely impact Canadian operations A strike by 49,200 union workers would bring to a halt GM’s U.S. production, and would likely stop the company from making vehicles in Canada and Mexi...
18:48, 09/15/2019

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradi...
12:48, 06/12/2019

Strike by Tunisian fuel workers leads to queues and empty pumps Fuel distribution workers in Tunisia began a three-day strike on Thursday to demand higher wages, leading to long queues and empty pumps at petrol sta...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Congress Workers To Go On Hunger Strike To Urge Rahul Gandhi To Stay On Congress workers in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur are set to go on a hunger strike on Saturday to urge party president Rahul Gandhi to not resign from the po...
02:00, 06/29/2019

49,000 United Auto Workers Union Members at General Motors to Strike (DETROIT) — The United Auto Workers union announced that its roughly 49,000 members at General Motors plants in the U.S. will go on strike Sunda...
21:00, 09/15/2019

Hyundai workers OK smaller bonuses, no strike as Japan dispute weighs Hyundai Motor Co's unionized workers in South Korea voted on Monday to accept the lowest bonus offered in nearly two decades amid widespread restruct...
10:01, 09/03/2019

Lebanon central bank workers strike, PM demands budgetary 'realism' Lebanese central bank employees went on strike on Monday over state budget proposals that would cut their benefits but Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri s...
03:48, 05/07/2019

Union workers strike at 10 campuses, 5 hospitals in California university system Tens of thousands of workers in the statewide University of California system will strike Thursday over concerns that jobs are being outsourced, union...
13:16, 05/16/2019

GM strike: auto workers accept ‘sacrifice’ to fight management 'greed’ United Auto Workers called a strike on Sunday for the first time in over a decade as contract negotiations reached an impasseUncertainty, apprehension...
08:18, 09/17/2019

GM dropped workers’ health care during the strike. The company says it’s standard procedure. "While on strike, some benefits shift to being funded by the union’s strike fund, and in this case hourly employees are eligible for union-paid COBRA ...
04:32, 09/18/2019

GM drops workers’ health care during strike, a sign UAW impasse could drag on "While on strike, some benefits shift to being funded by the union’s strike fund, and in this case hourly employees are eligible for union-paid COBRA ...
20:32, 09/18/2019

Uber, Lyft driver strike latest move to organize gig workers PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A strike by Uber and Lyft drivers in cities across the United States this week caused barely a ripple to passengers looking to...
23:32, 05/09/2019

Sudan workers begin 48-hour strike to spur transfer of power Public services in Sudan were brought to a halt Tuesday as thousands began a 48-hour strike intended to force the military-led government to transitio...
16:00, 05/28/2019

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

Bernie Sanders backs United Auto Workers on General Motors strike 49,000 members at GM plants to go on strike on Sunday Car giant ‘disappointed’ by move which will cripple productionThe United Auto Workers union has ...
23:16, 09/15/2019

Federal workers’ union rejects government offer, setting up possible strike vote The Public Service Alliance of Canada — the civil service's biggest union — has walked away from talks aimed at reaching new contracts affecting more ...
22:48, 05/10/2019

Bernie Sanders, Sara Nelson Join Airport Workers Moving Toward Strike Airplane food is reliably bland and always overpriced. To make matters worse, the workers who prepare your food often earn about the same in one hour ...
04:32, 07/24/2019

Alaska's state ferry workers go on strike amid deep budget cuts Alaska's ferry system, serving dozens of coastal communities that lack outside road access, was shut down for a second straight day on Thursday by a b...
07:16, 07/26/2019

US drone strike intended for Isis hideout kills 30 pine nut workers in Afghanistan Forty were also injured in the Wednesday attack which struck farmers and labourers who just finished work, Afghan officials sayA US drone strike inten...
23:32, 09/19/2019

General Motors strike: auto workers hope a deal will change the industry In their first strike in over a decade, union members are prepared to settle in for the long haul: ‘If we win, everyone wins’“This is a strike for the...
13:16, 09/20/2019

Banks reopen after workers suspend austerity strike against Lebanon Central Bank Employees at Lebanon's Central Bank have decided to suspend their strike until Friday -- hoping negotiations with the government over proposed austeri...
18:32, 05/07/2019

Amazon Office Workers Plan to Strike Over Company's Inaction on Climate Change Hundreds of Amazon employees have signed a pledge to strike later this month, standing against the company’s failure to take action to fight climate c...
05:00, 09/10/2019

General Motors Cuts Insurance for Workers on Strike Demanding Affordable Healthcare General Motors changed health insurance costs for striking workers on Tuesday. The United Auto Workers across the country walked off the job Monday to...
15:49, 09/18/2019

Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders back airline workers threatening to strike Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have pledged to support airline food service workers who are threatening to strike for higher wages and bett...
01:00, 07/25/2019

Amazon Prime Day strike: Minnesota workers are protesting on company's biggest day Amazon fulfillment center workers in Shakopee, Minnesota, along with some Seattle tech employees, plan to start walking out Monday afternoon.  &...
01:16, 07/16/2019

South Korean Hyundai Heavy workers stage full-scale strike over merger Unionized workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. staged a full-scale strike on Wednesday to protest a plan to split up the company for a merger with ...
15:48, 05/22/2019

‘Workers Are Tired and Frustrated and Angry.’ Uneven Economic Growth Fuels Walkouts Like the GM Strike The labor movement has long been struggling in the U.S., as fewer workers join unions and as high-profile organizing drives, like a June attempt to un...
20:48, 09/19/2019

Detroit Golf Club workers threaten strike if no deal reached before Rocket Mortgage Classic Detroit Golf Club groundskeepers are calling for new contract ahead of this week's Rocket Mortgage Classic on the PGA Tour.    &#...
21:48, 06/24/2019

Uber and Lyft Drivers Strike Alongside Fast Food Workers in LA, Demand $30 Minimum Wage Around 100 rideshare drivers protested their working conditions this afternoon in Los Angeles, engaging in a “take over” of an Uber Hub, before joinin...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Tim Cook: 'If you’ve built a chaos factory, you can’t dodge responsibility for the chaos' Apple CEO Tim Cook called on Silicon Valley to take responsibility for the damage it has caused in a recent commencement speech at StanfordIf I’ve lea...
18:32, 06/19/2019

'We need change': Amazon workers are planning a labor strike on Prime Day Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Minneapolis are using the Prime Day strike to push for higher pay and better working conditions.    ...
18:48, 07/10/2019

Amazon workers are planning a strike on Prime Day: 'We need change' Workers at an Amazon warehouse in suburban Minneapolis are using the strike to push for higher pay and better working conditions.    &...
00:48, 07/09/2019

Alaska ferry workers go on strike for first time in 42 years: 'We have tried and tried to work with the state' Hundreds of Alaska ferry workers went on strike on Wednesday, likely halting the marine highway system that serves as a lifeline for rural areas. ...
05:16, 07/25/2019

I Need A Stylish And Fun Commuter Car For Less Than $25,000 Jeremy has been daily driving his 1991 Mazda RX-7, but the car’s age and lack of amenities, like a working air conditioner, mean it’s time for somethi...
04:16, 07/04/2019

'It's war': World's largest Nutella factory cuts production as workers strike in France Production has shut down almost entirely at the France plant which annually produces more than 600,000 jars.        ...
02:00, 06/05/2019

Smoking commuter gets dragged off bus by another passenger Holy smokes! A straphanger who decided to light up on a bus had his smoking break cut short when he got in a scuffle with another commuter. The alterc...
18:48, 08/05/2019

Zero’s SR/F electric motorcycle makes a great commuter bike Zero has been on a roll for the past few years. Great electric motorcycles keep coming off their assembly line and the number I see on the streets of ...
03:48, 07/10/2019

Armed commuter chases after MTA bus to confront driver who left him behind A hotheaded commuter who just missed his bus Friday morning was so enraged that he hailed a cab, chased down the driver — and stuck a gun in his...
00:48, 08/10/2019

Man chases dog on London railway, adding to commuter heat misery London commuters were fuming after a man lost control of his dog at a railway station and chased it down one of the capital's busiest stretches of tra...
23:48, 07/25/2019

NOTEBOOK: Campaigning for commuter votes, politicians should look at how people get to work Ridings held by Liberals tend to have the highest percentage of transit users and the longest commute times, while in Conservative ridings, the car is...
19:16, 07/05/2019

On Video, Man Chases Dog On London Tracks, Adding To Commuter Heat Misery London commuters were fuming after a man lost control of his dog at a railway station and chased it down one of the capital's busiest stretches of tra...
13:16, 07/26/2019

Game of thrones: commuter sells seat on crowded Tokyo train Novel wheeze to profit from packed trains latest in long line of creative ways to deal with Tokyo’s long commutesEvery morning, millions of Tokyoites ...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Fast-food outlets on commuter routes may fuel obesity crisis US study finds link between number of restaurants and higher BMIFast-food outlets along commuter routes could be contributing to the obesity crisis, r...
21:16, 08/07/2019

Power issues snarl commuter rail service in northeast region Commuter train service between New York and other areas of the northeast ground to a screeching halt Wednesday morning because of power issues, packin...
17:32, 06/19/2019

Where to buy for less than £500k: five London commuter areas where first-time buyers can find a house with three bedrooms — or more London's first-time buyers could now wait 15 years to save a deposit. Here are five commuter locations where homes with three bedrooms or more are for...
10:32, 07/10/2019

Juiced Bikes CrossCurrent X electric bike review: The complete commuter experience Electric bikes are a fun method of commuting to work and there are some affordable options. After a month with the CrossCurrent X, it is clear that Ju...
19:16, 08/27/2019

Rail fare increase 2019: Commuter prices to rise even higher after inflation index hits 2.8% Commuter rail fares are to rise even higher than expected in the new year after the inflation benchmark they are linked to went up faster than forecas...
14:32, 08/14/2019

Best London commuter areas for schools: four spots with outstanding primary and secondary education within 45 minutes of the capital Due to the exodus of young families from London out to the home counties in search of space and value for money, the South-East now faces an acute pup...
13:16, 05/29/2019

London commuter homes in good primary school areas: where to find family-sized houses within 45 minutes of the capital Parents of primary school pupils seeking a place to put down roots but with central London still within commuting distance have great options beyond t...
12:16, 08/21/2019

British Airways strike: Thousands of angry customers vent fury over cancelled flights due to strike action British Airways has been inundated with messages from angry customers after thousands of passengers received emails overnight to say their flights had...
03:00, 08/25/2019

Amit Shah Tweets "Another Strike On Pak... ". RJD Says "Strike On Encephalitis" A hundred children have died due to encephalitis in Bihar's Muzaffarpur in the last 16 days. Nearly 300 children have been admitted to the Intensive C...
11:48, 06/17/2019

Is this the world's most beautiful metro? When the Moscow Metro was first announced in the 1930s, the city's residents were immediately fascinated by how it might look. Station designs were re...
10:00, 07/08/2019

Commuter homes in the Cotswolds: Gloucestershire's Coln Valley has family homes without the Soho Farmhouse premium, just over one hour from London With a river that runs by half a dozen idyllic hamlets of old Cotswold stone houses before cutting through Bibury — considered England's most beautifu...
14:00, 06/26/2019

5 richest metro areas in America 24/7 Wall St. reviewed median household income data to determine the richest metro areas in the United States. Here are the top five.   ...
07:00, 05/20/2019

23 metro areas account for half of US GDP 24/7 Wall St. reviewed 2017 GDP for all U.S. metropolitan areas using data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.       ...
19:16, 08/09/2019

Naked man causes brief disruption at Detroit Metro airport ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a man took off more than his belt and shoes at a Detroit Metropolitan Airport security checkpoint, and that he g...
17:32, 06/21/2019

Germany's Metro says $6.6 billion bid undervalues company Metro said that an unsolicited offer by two prominent investors to take over the German retailer substantially undervalues it and advised shareholders...
16:32, 06/23/2019

PM Modi Launches 3 New Metro Lines In Mumbai Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who Saturday launched three more metro lines for the city worth over Rs 19,000 crore, underlined the need to create citi...
16:00, 09/07/2019

Revolut lines up Metro Bank exec as new CFO A senior executive at Metro Bank is being lined up as the new finance chief of Revolut, the British digital bank which is poised to raise hundreds of ...
23:16, 07/29/2019

South Western Railway strike: passengers complain of 'chronic overcrowding' in trains on day three of strike Commuters are facing a fresh bout of travel chaos as the third day of South Western Railway (SWR) staff's strike over the role of train guards gets un...
10:16, 06/20/2019

Swimming in plastic: How Metro Vancouver handles its own recycling After accounting for his own plastic waste, reporter Aaron McArthur looks into how Metro Vancouver recycles what it produces - a unique approach in No...
05:32, 06/28/2019

Embattled Metro Bank to unveil £350m placing The embattled high street lender Metro Bank will next week unveil the details of a £350m capital-raising that it believes will neutralise City sp...
17:00, 05/11/2019

Rural Metro Fire rescues cat entangled in car engine Rural Metro firefighters rescuing a cat stuck in a car engine. PIMA COUNTY – Firefighters with Rural Metro Fire helped a cat out of a furry situ...
10:48, 08/07/2019

Metro Exodus' New Story DLC Feels Like It's On Fast-Forward The Metro series, in its best moments, is icky, verging on downright gross. Plenty of shooters try to capture a sense of place, but Metro bathes you i...
09:48, 08/22/2019

Health Watch issued Monday for metro Tucson TUCSON – Due to elevated levels of air pollution of ground-level ozone, Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) has issued a “Health Wa...
01:16, 08/07/2019

Wholesaler Metro gets €5.8bn takeover bid from Czech-Slovak pair The board of the world's eighth largest retailer has advised shareholders to reject the offer, saying it is far too low. The German wholesaler is pres...
01:00, 06/24/2019

Wire damage causes huge delays on Metro-North Metro-North Railroad service in Connecticut was being delayed Monday morning on the New Haven line because of wire damage between Bridgeport and Strat...
19:48, 06/17/2019

Rural Metro responds to near drowning involving girl, 4 PIMA COUNTY — Rural Metro firefighters responded to a near drowning involving a child Saturday afternoon. Officials said it happened around 5 PM...
23:48, 07/28/2019

2 Metro Transit officers suspended after suspect harms self MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two Twin Cities Metro Transit police officers have been suspended after a man they arrested critically injured himself in the back ...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Metro Bank shares fall further despite 'well advanced' plans Shares in embattled lender Metro Bank have come under renewed pressure despite a statement over the weekend that its plans to raise £350m in fres...
11:00, 05/13/2019

Dish was against the T-Mobile and Sprint merger, now it wants to buy Boost and Metro The satellite TV honchos from Dish have been at the forefront of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger opposition, as they have expressed their suspicions ab...
15:00, 06/17/2019

Metro Bank to seek new chair as Hill steps aside Metro Bank will on Wednesday try to draw a line under a series of corporate governance rows with the City by announcing that it is kicking off a searc...
20:32, 07/23/2019

Rural Metro puts out garage fire overnight PIMA COUNTY- Rural Metro Fire crews responded to a garage fire on the north east side early Monday morning. Late Sunday night, crews from Rural Metro ...
21:16, 07/01/2019

How To Subscribe To Pension Scheme PM-SYM Pension scheme PM-SYM or Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan admits unorganised workers in the age group of 18-40 years with a monthly income up to Rs...
09:00, 05/01/2019

Maricopa County: Metro Phoenix has 1st heat death this year PHOENIX (AP) — Maricopa County health officials say metro Phoenix has had its first death related to heat-related illness this year. The county health...
22:16, 06/05/2019

Bronx brush fire stalls Metro North trains A brush fire near Metro North tracks in the Bronx stalled trains for nearly an hour at the start of the holiday weekend, authorities said. The small f...
04:00, 05/25/2019

Metro Bank confirms loan book sale talks Troubled high street lender Metro Bank has confirmed that it is in talks "regarding the potential sale of a loan portfolio" - after details emerged of...
10:16, 07/22/2019

Retro metro: Kolkata's time travel machine – a cartoon A journey on Kolkata’s neglected but beautiful metro is also a trip back in time, says artist Dwarka Nath SinhaThe Kolkata metro system opened for bus...
14:16, 05/17/2019

Rural Metro working hiker rescue in Sabino Canyon TUCSON – Rural Metro Fire crews are responding to a hiker rescue in Sabino Canyon Thursday afternoon. Officials say a man in his 20s is unsure of his ...
08:33, 09/13/2019

Health watch for ozone issued Sunday for metro Phoenix PHOENIX (AP) – A health watch has been issued Sunday for metro Phoenix because ozone levels are expected to approach the federal health standard...
20:00, 06/22/2019

Natasha the Snitch: Black Twitter Savages DC Metro Tattletale Early Friday morning, a brave citizen named Natasha Tynes boarded the Washington, D.C., Metro with her pockets and soul apparently overflowing with an...
03:48, 05/11/2019

Metro banks on discount share placing to cover blunder Embattled lender Metro Bank has moved to end concerns over its finances by selling new shares, at a discounted price, and raising more than the £...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Metro by T-Mobile launches Coolpad “flagship” smartphone priced under $150 Metro by T-Mobile and Coolpad have just announced the launch of “flagship” smartphone that costs less than $150. It's hard to believe that a freshly r...
06:48, 05/14/2019

Foodies, faithful flock to Metro Detroit Ramadan festivals Shortly before midnight, a buzzing crowd stood patiently in a line that bent around the corner of a community center and stretched far back into the n...
19:00, 05/31/2019

Rural Metro responds to vehicle rescue on east side TUCSON – Rural Metro Fire responded to a call of a vehicle down an embankment Monday afternoon along Reddington Rd. According to RMF Battalion C...
05:32, 09/17/2019

Lightning: Rural Metro Fire provides tips for staying safe While only about 10% of lightning strike victims are killed, 70% can suffer serious long-term effects.  So, staying safe is key. Jaimison Slyter is a...
02:48, 08/09/2019

No Free Metro Rides Plan For Women Received: Centre The central government today said it had not received any proposal for free rides for women in Delhi Metro trains from the Delhi government for approv...
18:32, 06/27/2019

Weekend pollution levels in metro Phoenix prompt warning http://once.unicornmedia.com/now/media/progressive/3aaae01e-e0f4-439d-aa7a-8d5e3e774105/4b7c1d19-2cc4-49cf-8a63-cc9a93c0ada9/8efbb9ca-a586-11e4-bfdb-0...
20:00, 05/04/2019

Metro Vancouver floats two new terrible mascots for 'Unflushables' campaign If you see Pee and Poo floating around in the streets Vancouver, don’t be alarmed, they’re just the newest mascots in a campaign to remind residents t...
22:48, 05/04/2019

Rural Metro Fire anticipates increase in overdose calls TUCSON — With students at the University of Arizona back to school, first responders are anticipating more calls related to alcohol and drug ove...
03:16, 09/01/2019

It’s Raining Inside the Metro as Flash Floods Rage Across Washington DC Washington, D.C. commuters came back to work after the long weekend with a bang. Powerful storms swept across the nation’s capital, inundating roadway...
18:16, 07/08/2019

Metro Bank plots £500m loan sale to Cerberus The embattled high street lender Metro Bank is this weekend applying the finishing touches to a £500m deal to‎ offload a mortgage portfolio...
19:32, 07/21/2019

Robert Rosenthal, metro Washington mega-dealer, dies at 91 Rosenthal, a car enthusiast with a fondness for antique cars and woodies from the 1930s and 1940s, groomed many other dealer-owners over a retailing c...
01:32, 07/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Metro Bank dodges major shareholder rebellion Metro Bank escaped a potential investor challenge at its annual meeting on Tuesday, but there were sizeable votes against several of its most senior d...
20:16, 05/21/2019

A Ridiculously Low-Mileage MG Metro 6R4 Rally Car Is Headed to Auction; Someone Buy This Ugly Thing The MG Metro 6R4—named after its six cylinders, rally purpose, and four-wheel drive—may be the ugliest Group B rally car ever, but it’s also incredibl...
04:32, 05/31/2019

DC Metro Snitch May Lose Book Deal Because Karma Is Real AF [Updated] Yesterday, The Root reported on Natasha Tynes, the DC Metro snitch who reported a black MWATA worker for (gasp!) eating on the train while in uniform....
01:00, 05/12/2019

Activists Ask Japan PM To Scrap Metro Project In Fight Over Aarey Trees A group of activists protesting felling of trees for the upcoming metro car shed in Mumbai's Aarey Colony has written a letter to Japanese Prime Minis...
02:48, 09/17/2019

Metro Exodus appears on Microsoft Store, is no longer an Epic exclusive Metro Exodus won’t be an Epic Games Store exclusive for much longer, as the game has appeared on the Microsoft Store. Although you can’t...
14:16, 06/06/2019

NYC Sues T-Mobile Over Rampant 'Abusive' Sales Tactics at Metro Stores The City of New York is suing T-Mobile over what it described as “pervasive” and predatory sales tactics carried out by dozens of the company’s Metro ...
21:00, 09/05/2019

BJP Government Delayed Metro Projects In Bhopal, Indore: Kamal Nath Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath today accused the erstwhile BJP government of delaying the implementation of the metro rail projects in Bhopa...
21:48, 09/14/2019

India's First Underwater Metro To Start Soon, Piyush Goyal Shares Video The first underwater train in India will be operational under Kolkata's Hooghly River, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced on Thursday. He a...
20:48, 08/08/2019

China to bid on D.C. Metro rail deal as national security hawks circle China's CRRC plans to bid on a big Washington D.C. subway project as it doubles down on a charm campaign in the United States to quash a rising chorus...
20:16, 05/09/2019

"Balidaan Dena Hoga," Says Delhi Metro With 'Sacred Games 2' Meme Pankaj Tripathi's "Balidaan dena hoga (there has to be a sacrifice)" dialogue from 'Sacred Games 2' has inspired a ton of memes on social media - incl...
13:48, 07/10/2019

Kochi Metro A Reality For Sheila Dikshit: Former Kerala Chief Minister Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday said that had it not been for his then Delhi counterpart Sheila Dikshit, Kerala's landmark Koch...
18:48, 07/20/2019

Metro-North, Amtrak trains delayed after firefighters flood tracks After the fire comes the flood. Commuters on Metro-North’s Hudson Line faced delays of up to an hour and a half Thursday morning after firefight...
20:32, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong protesters clash with riot police at metro station Peaceful rally descends into skirmishes as objects thrown and makeshift barriers erectedA peaceful rally at a metro station in Hong Kong descended int...
19:48, 08/21/2019

Video: DC Metro Officers Tase Man Because He Looked Like He Wanted to Fight Cops A video of a Washington, D.C., Metro police officer tasing a man who was simply asking questions about the detention of two juveniles has sparked outr...
23:00, 06/24/2019

Rural Metro extricates driver from south side crash scene TUCSON – A person was transported to the hospital after they were trapped in a crash near Palo Verde Road and Interstate 10 Friday morning. Acco...
04:48, 06/29/2019

Train driver in deadly Metro-North derailment drops $10M lawsuit A former Metro-North operator who fell asleep at the switch of a train that derailed in 2013 — killing four people — has dropped his $10 m...
03:00, 08/14/2019

DC Metro Snitch Who Lost Her Book Deal Is Suing Publisher for $13 Million Natasha Tynes, the author who lost her book deal after calling out a black female D.C. Metro employee for eating on the train by posting her photo on ...
19:48, 06/08/2019

Metro Bank suffers profit plunge as chairman plans exit Embattled lender Metro Bank has reported an 84% plunge in profits for the first half of the year, after a torrid six months which saw customer withdra...
20:16, 07/24/2019

Selling Boost and Metro may put T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track T-Mobile's merger with Sprint is in trouble in its current state, just when it seemed imminent. A new Bloomberg report even cites insiders who claim t...
20:48, 05/14/2019

Rural Metro: Five-acre fire in Pantano Wash most likely human caused TUCSON – A fire acre brush fire in the Pantano Wash is under investigation after it ignited near Grant and Wilmot roads Tuesday afternoon. Accor...
04:48, 08/21/2019

Centre Asks Delhi Government To Expedite Approval For 427 Metro Buses The Centre has asked the Delhi government to "expedite" its approval for procurement of 427 metro feeder electric buses, which will ensure last-mile c...
13:32, 06/27/2019

How Much Contribution You Need In PM-SYM To Reach Your Pension Goal Pension scheme PM-SYM or Pradhan Mantri Shram Maan-Dhan requires a monthly contribution ranging from Rs 55 to Rs 200 for a subscriber to reach his or ...
12:16, 05/01/2019

Looking To Invest In National Pension System? Here's All You Need To Know In NPS account, subscriber can know the value of the investment on day to day basis, according to National Securities Depository(NSDL) website - npscr...
06:16, 08/04/2019

Bevin says he’s agreed to changes to his pension proposal FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin signaled on Monday that he has agreed to changes to his pension-relief plan as he continues trying to w...
01:00, 06/04/2019

British Airways strike latest: Heathrow Terminal 5 reduced to 'ghost town' by 48-hour pilots' strike British Airways' Terminal 5 Heathrow base was a "ghost town" today as its worst ever pilots' strike grounded all but five of its scheduled 850 flights...
20:48, 09/09/2019

Motorola's Moto G7 Power is free at Metro by T-Mobile (new line or port in required) A couple of months back, when Metro by T-Mobile released the Moto G7 Power, it sold the phone starting at just $59 to customers who switched from othe...
17:32, 06/16/2019

‘It’s stifling at home’: why free metro travel offers a lifeline for Delhi’s women City authorities say positive discrimination will make journeys safer and help low-income familiesAs a politics student, Sonakshi Dogra has given the ...
08:16, 06/23/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Target Metro Station Again Amid Lantern Festival Hong Kong activists will combine pro-democracy protests with lantern celebrations marking the Mid-Autumn Festival this weekend after a brief lull in s...
03:16, 09/13/2019

Hundreds Homeless After Digging For Kolkata Metro Tunnel Hits Water Body A section of Kolkata's prestigious East West Metro service - a 16.6-km-long route that includes the country's first underwater train line - met with "...
12:48, 09/05/2019

One person was killed and 9 wounded in a knife attack outside a Lyon, France metro station Andia/Universal Images Group via Getty Images A violent knife attack at a metro station outside Lyon, France Saturday afternoon left at least one per...
00:48, 09/01/2019

Rual Metro Fire prepares for monsoon with swift water rescue training TUCSON – The Los Ninos pool on the south side is usually open to the public but Friday night, Rual Metro Fire took to the water for swift water ...
12:00, 07/07/2019

Defence Ministry To Look Into Issue Of Tax On Disability Pension The issue of tax on disability pension for military personnel was today raised in the Lok Sabha by Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, with Defenc...
03:16, 06/28/2019

Behind Brazil's $240 Billion Pension Cut, a Once-Reviled Ex-Banker House Speaker Rodrigo Maia takes the spotlight from President Jair Bolsonaro with a startling legislative victory, as the lawmaker pushes an ambitious...
21:16, 08/01/2019

Explained: Tax Benefits Under National Pension System (NPS) PFRDA has appointed NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) as Central Recordkeeping Agency (CRA) for National Pension System. CRA issues Perman...
20:00, 06/22/2019

Steel pension fund in talks about £10.5bn buyout The trustees of the £10.5bn British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) are in secret talks to offload it two years after it was handed £550m to sec...
15:00, 06/29/2019

Swiss voters approve tax and pension overhaul: TV Swiss voters easily approved on Sunday a shake-up of the country's corporate tax system, heading off what its finance minister had called an existenti...
14:48, 05/19/2019

Pension rules that damage NHS staffing to be changed Changes to pension tax rules that have created a staffing crisis in the NHS, with medical staff reducing their hours or retiring early, are being prom...
06:16, 08/07/2019

National Pension System (NPS): Eligibility, Tax Benefits And More National Pension System or NPS, a government-sponsored retirement planning instrument, gives the investor the option to set his or her preferred alloc...
10:48, 07/28/2019

Pension Funds Fell Short in 2019 Public pension plans fell short of their projected returns this year, adding to the burden on governments struggling to fund promised benefits to reti...
23:16, 08/06/2019

Japan's Answer to Its Pension Problems: Invest Like the U.S. An official report advising Japanese couples to save at least $185,000 for retirement has shaken up an election race and triggered a wave of interest ...
14:16, 07/17/2019

US Cop Cleared Of Murder Rehired To Get Pension: Reports A US police officer acquitted of murder after shooting an unarmed man in a case that shocked the nation was briefly rehired so he could get a pension,...
03:00, 07/13/2019

Here Are The Investment Options Available Under National Pension System According to NSDL's website, the central government subscribers have the option of selecting the Pension Funds (PFs) and investment patterns in tier I...
12:16, 07/23/2019

Woman, 81, killed herself after pension was frozen in error Joy Worrall took her own life in Wales after being left with no income, inquest hearsAn 81-year-old woman killed herself after running out of money wh...
01:48, 05/10/2019

Democrat Says Bevin Needs More Votes For Pension Plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Kentucky Democrat is questioning whether Gov. Matt Bevin has enough votes to pass his pension reform plan. Just last...
16:32, 06/25/2019

Hong Kong protests: Violence escalates as police hit protesters with batons in metro station Parts of the Hong Kong metro system ground to a halt after violence escalated between police and protesters as months of unrest in the former British ...
02:32, 09/02/2019

Free Ride Plan Will Benefit Losses-Gripped Delhi Metro: Manish Sisodia A day after former Delhi Metro chief E Sreedharan asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to agree to Delhi government's free travel for women proposal...
19:00, 06/15/2019

Metro Bank tells customers their money is safe after Whatsapp rumour spirals out of control Metro Bank has told customers their money is safe after a social media rumour about the bank's financial health caused hundreds of customers in west L...
15:16, 05/13/2019

Epic Games Store sale could steal Steam’s thunder with big discounts like 45% off Metro Exodus The so-called Epic Mega Sale has just begun on Epic’s online games store, and whatever your views on this sometimes controversial retail outlet...
21:32, 05/16/2019

Transit Worker Put on Blast by DC Metro Snitch ‘Humiliated’ by the Attention, but Won’t Face Disciplinary Action The black Washington, D.C., transit worker who got put on blast by an irate commuter displeased by her decision to eat a little something before work ...
13:16, 05/16/2019

Judges rules that public has right to NYPD pension info A Manhattan state Supreme Court judge has ruled that the public has a right to know the names of NYPD retirees receiving public pensions — in an effor...
03:48, 08/28/2019

National Pension System (NPS) Withdrawal Rules Explained Here NPS account: Originally launched for the government employees in 2004 and extended to the general public in 2009, it allows premature withdrawal and e...
13:00, 07/13/2019

Kentucky Governor Reaches Out To Lawmakers On Pension Issue FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has sent a letter to state lawmakers to try to build support for his pension bill that he hopes to have...
22:00, 05/08/2019

America is facing a pension crisis. Retirees will pay the price if we don't act now Few have seen firsthand the frustration of Washington gridlock and partisanship more than we have. We know all too well when something doesn't get fix...
09:00, 08/15/2019

These pension plans are at risk of going broke. Now lawmakers need to agree on a fix Retirement benefits for more than 1 million people could be at risk if nothing is done to help save underfunded multiemployer pensions. The House of R...
23:16, 07/12/2019

Danish pension fund excludes top oil firms from portfolio Danish pension fund MP Pension said on Tuesday it would sell its stakes in 10 of the world's biggest oil firms as it seeks to divest major sources of ...
15:32, 09/03/2019

Farmers To Contribute Rs 100 Per Month Under PM-Kisan Pension Yojana Discussing the new scheme with state agriculture ministers through a video conference, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar urged all state...
13:32, 06/14/2019

Cop Who Shot Unarmed Man Rehired By Police So He Can Collect Pension An Arizona police officer who was fired and charged with murder for killing an unarmed man in a hotel hallway was rehired temporarily so he could coll...
10:48, 07/13/2019

9/11 first responders push Cuomo to sign pension bill Sept. 11 first responders and state pols are pressing Gov. Cuomo to sign a bill granting better pension benefits to public employees disabled followin...
04:16, 09/03/2019

Governor’s Office: Support Exists For Pension Bill FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– On July first, many groups will face a huge pension cost spike if lawmakers don’t pass a new bill in special sess...
23:16, 06/20/2019

Bevin writes to lawmakers to outline changes to pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Looking to break the gridlock on his pension-relief proposal, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has reached out to lawmakers with several...
02:48, 06/06/2019

Pension-pork bills could cost NY taxpayers extra $1.5B They’re doling out the pork. Paying for the New York’s retired municipal workers could cost taxpayers an additional $1.5 billion dollars this year tha...
04:32, 06/07/2019

Army Backs Plan To Tax Disability Pension, Says Not For "Tax Exemption" In a circular issued June 24, the Central Board of Direct Taxes said pensions drawn by personnel who retired under normal circumstances would be taxed...
15:32, 07/03/2019

How To Avail Income Tax Benefits Under National Pension System (NPS) NPS scheme: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman increased the income tax exemption limit on withdrawal from NPS and also announced some addition...
10:32, 07/11/2019

Dispute lingers over how many votes needed for pension bill FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A prominent Democratic lawmaker said Monday that Kentucky’s governor needs more legislative support than Republicans think...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Author accused of shaming black Metro employee for eating on train; book deal halted Author Natasha Tynes has been accused of shaming a black woman who works on the Washington. D.C., Metro for eating on a train.    ...
02:16, 05/12/2019

Rolls-Royce agrees UK's biggest pension deal with insurer L&G Rolls-Royce's pension scheme has agreed to transfer 4.6 billion pounds ($5.83 billion) of assets to insurer Legal & General in Britain's largest ever ...
10:00, 06/06/2019

Bevin: ‘Onus’ on lawmakers to muster votes for pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said Thursday it’s up to the GOP-led legislature to muster the votes needed to pass his pension-r...
03:48, 05/31/2019

U.S. judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit over Puerto Rico pension law A lawsuit filed by Puerto Rico's financial oversight board over a new pension and healthcare funding law will move forward after a federal judge on Th...
05:48, 08/23/2019

House leaders: Bevin’s pension plan still short of votes FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin still lacks enough votes to push his pension-relief bill through the state House, even with the changes...
04:16, 06/07/2019

Pension Processes, Farewells For Hundreds Of Police Personnel Held Up Hundreds of retirement and subsequent pension procedures for personnel of various Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) have been stuck since May 31 as ...
18:16, 06/09/2019

British companies, pension funds may have to report climate risks British public companies and pension funds may have to publish by 2022 what risks their businesses face from climate change under a new so-called gree...
15:32, 07/02/2019

Brazil congressional pension committee vote pushed back Brazil's special congressional committee on pension reform may still vote on the bill this week, according to the government's spokeswoman in the lowe...
02:32, 06/27/2019

Opinion: America is facing a pension crisis. Retirees will pay the price if we don't act now Few have seen firsthand the frustration of Washington gridlock and partisanship more than we have. We know all too well when something doesn't get fix...
19:00, 08/19/2019

Brazilian President's Pension Bill Advances in the Lower House Brazil’s lower house speaker estimated that an amended proposal to overhaul the nation’s insolvent pension system could save about $245 billion over t...
16:32, 07/03/2019

British Steel: Turkish pension fund likely to be preferred bidder Two of the three remaining bidders are expected to be excluded imminentlyThe government is close to entering exclusive talks with a Turkish military p...
21:48, 08/08/2019

Shinzo Abe Criticised As Pension Report Highlights "Inconvenient Truth" Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faced stiff opposition criticism on Wednesday after a report warned that many retirees won't be able to live on pen...
12:32, 06/19/2019

Army Major General Dismissed Without Pension For Sexual Harassment A Major General serving in Assam Rifles in the north east has been dismissed without pension over a case of sexual harassment involving another servin...
17:32, 08/16/2019

Thomas Cook in battle with pension scheme over £900m rescue  Thomas Cook Group is locked in a stand-off with its pension scheme trustees ahead of a crucial week that could determine the fate of a £900m resc...
16:32, 09/07/2019

Brazil Senate committee approves pension system overhaul Brazil's Senate constitutional affairs committee on Wednesday approved by a vote of 18-7 a bill that would overhaul the social security system and sav...
23:48, 09/04/2019

U.S. Supreme Court to hear U.S. Bancorp pension plan dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider reviving a class action lawsuit against U.S. Bancorp that accused it of mismanaging an employee pe...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Bevin aide: Governor’s pension plan has enough votes to pass FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — After weeks of struggling to win over some reluctant lawmakers, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s team is confident that enough v...
02:32, 06/20/2019

City probing DOE pension fund exec’s ‘crazy’ pay rise A little-known bureaucrat on the Department of Education payroll will make more money than Mayor de Blasio this fall after receiving a raise so “off t...
03:48, 09/01/2019

Judge: Kentucky must pay fees, costs in pension plan case FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has ordered the state to pay more than $72,000 in attorneys’ fees and costs in a lawsuit over the release...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Reforms to Dutch pension system agreed after years of talks THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government, employers and labor unions have after years of discussions hammered out a new pension framework to...
15:16, 06/05/2019

Freedom Fighter Waited 40 Years For His Pension. Then, Court Stepped In A 95-year-old freedom fighter, who had to fight for nearly 40 years to secure his pension, will finally receive his dues after the Delhi High Court di...
20:32, 07/01/2019

Rolls-Royce strikes UK's biggest pension deal with insurer L&G Rolls-Royce agreed Britain's largest ever transfer of corporate pension risk, announcing on Thursday it would shift 4.6 billion pounds ($5.8 billion) ...
11:32, 06/06/2019

'Tax trap' pension rules to be changed amid NHS staffing crisis Changes to pension tax rules that have created a staffing crisis in the NHS, with medical staff reducing their hours or retiring early, are being prom...
05:16, 08/08/2019

Supreme Court to hear U.S. Bancorp pension plan dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider reviving a class action lawsuit against U.S. Bancorp that accused it of mismanaging an employee pe...
17:48, 06/28/2019

Longtime aide in Queens DA office entitled to $319K pension It pays to prosecute crime. A former longtime top aide in the Queens District Attorney’s Office was entitled to receive a maximum pension of $319,494,...
05:32, 09/06/2019

Australia's AMP hit with class-action lawsuit from pension account holders Australian wealth manager AMP Ltd said on Thursday it would defend itself against a new class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of pension fund account h...
17:32, 05/30/2019

Delays to Brazil's Pension Overhaul Increase Economic Concerns Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s slow-moving effort to get a pension overhaul approved in Congress has left the country’s already struggling econo...
00:16, 05/09/2019

Australian retirees lose their $900,000 pension fund in cryptocurrency scam A retired couple in Australia have reportedly lost $900,000 to an elaborate cryptocurrency scam.  Mike and Karen Taylor were traveling around Australi...
20:32, 07/19/2019

Regional university presidents endorse Bevin’s pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Regional university presidents in Kentucky have endorsed a pension proposal drafted by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration, g...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Speaker: Bevin still lacks House votes for his pension bill FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration hasn’t built enough “comfort level” among lawmakers to get his...
19:48, 05/15/2019

House approves loan program for troubled pension plans The House voted 264-169 on Wednesday to pass legislation that would create a new Treasury Department agency to provide taxpayer-backed loans to endang...
04:48, 07/25/2019

British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossi...
17:48, 05/22/2019

Brazil pension fund Previ to invest in upcoming share offerings Brazil's largest pension fund Previ intends to be an active investor in a series of upcoming share offerings as part of an effort to diversify its por...
17:16, 06/05/2019

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals: sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers ta...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Democrats push loan program to help endangered multiemployer pension plans House Democrats are set to advance legislation Wednesday to shore up endangered multiemployer pension plans by giving them low-interest federal loans ...
23:00, 07/10/2019

‘SOTC’: Jefferson County Educators Lead Pension Protest Efforts (LEX 18) — On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 looks at the pension crisis. One group of teachers was noticeably in Fran...
18:32, 05/12/2019

GOP Leaders: Bevin Lacks Votes To Pass Pension Bill In House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin lacks the votes to push his replacement pension bill through a special legislative session he has promi...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Board orders Puerto Rico to pay $340M owed to pension system A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico’s finances says dozens of municipalities and public corporations have failed to pay or deposit $340 mil...
23:32, 04/30/2019

Brazil lower house pension vote in question as session goes late Brazil's lower house of Congress was due to vote on Tuesday on a flagship overhaul to the pension system but by early evening the debate had still not...
04:16, 07/10/2019

Retirees defy Puerto Rico govt, get pension deal with board A group of retired public employees has defied Puerto Rico's government and reached a deal with a control board overseeing the island's finances as it...
20:32, 06/12/2019

Danish pension fund dumps oil majors on climate change concerns The $20 billion fund says oil companies including ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell are not doing enough to meet goals set out in the Paris Agreement. ...
11:48, 09/05/2019

‘SOTC’: Kentucky’s Pension Crisis Pits Teachers Versus Lawmakers LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — LEX 18’s politics and policy show, “State of the Commonwealth,” takes a deep dive this week into the...
18:32, 05/12/2019

‘SOTC’: Panel Discusses Paths Forward Out Of Kentucky’s Pension Crisis (LEX 18) — LEX 18’s “State of the Commonwealth” convened a panel to discuss the pension crisis that has been the focus of legi...
18:32, 05/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Danish pension fund excludes top oil firms on climate concerns Danish pension fund MP Pension said on Tuesday it would sell its stakes in 10 of the world's biggest oil firms as it seeks to divest major sources of ...
15:32, 09/03/2019

Canada pension fund quietly divests from US migrant detention firms CPPIB pulls investments in CoreCivic and Geo GroupUnannounced move follows Guardian report on holdingsOne of Canada’s biggest pension funds has quietl...
23:00, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Supreme Court to hear U.S. Bancorp pension plan dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider reviving a class action lawsuit against U.S. Bancorp that accused it of mismanaging an employee pe...
17:00, 06/28/2019

Jumping Jack cash: how young Mick Jagger planned his pension The young Rolling Stone had more sympathy for his bus pass than the devil, says his former accountantTo his fans, he was a young man focused on sex, d...
12:16, 07/28/2019

Rating analysts weigh in on Illinois' improved pension payment outlook Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker's announcement on Tuesday that a higher revenue forecast will put off a controversial plan to decrease fiscal 2020 pen...
23:16, 05/08/2019

LIRR overtime ‘cheat’ hung out at home on the clock, retired with full pension anyway A Long Island Rail Road worker who raked in more than $280,000 in pay last year — more than half from overtime — was busted hanging out at home while ...
08:00, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 1-British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossi...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Colombia's Colpatria, Canada's Scotiabank to sell pension fund to Chile's Habitat Canada's Bank of Nova Scotia and Colombian investment firm Colpatria are selling their jointly-held pension fund administrator, Colfondos, to Chilean ...
17:48, 08/09/2019

Pension funds in Iran on brink of collapse amid US ‘maximum pressure’ campaign EXCLUSIVE: Crippling sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran since President Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal last year have left pensi...
19:48, 09/13/2019

Mesa officer who fatally shot unarmed man temporarily rehired to apply for pension _____ A former Mesa, Arizona, police officer who was acquitted two years ago in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man seen on video pleading “ple...
20:32, 07/13/2019

Australian regulator slaps stricter conditions on AMP's pension funds, shares fall Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said it had imposed stricter licensing conditions on AMP Ltd's pension fund units following concerns regarding ...
10:16, 06/14/2019

Insurance firm Legal & General adopts Amazon’s blockchain for pension deals Legal & General, a multinational British insurer, has partnered with Amazon to create a blockchain system for corporate pension deals. According to Re...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, deliv...
08:16, 07/11/2019

Data Analytics Showed Disability Pension Benefits Misused: CBDT Chairman The latest circular which clarified the eligibility for availing disability pension by armed forces personnel was issued after data analytics found th...
14:32, 07/07/2019

Brazil's Congress Votes in Favor of Pension Overhaul Bill in First-Round Vote Brazilian lawmakers voted in favor of a bill to overhaul the country’s insolvent pension system, the first and most important hurdle in the bill’s pas...
06:16, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 3-Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, deliv...
03:16, 07/11/2019

LIRR worker who hung out at home on the clock, to retire without punishment, collect full pension: report A Long Island Rail Road worker who raked in more than $280,000 in pay last year — more than half from overtime — was busted hanging out at home while ...
12:16, 07/10/2019

YOUR MONEY: Retirement reform wants more of your tax dollars now Saving for retirement is such a lofty goal that the U.S. government has always been willing to give tax incentives to encourage people to do more of i...
21:32, 05/31/2019

How the bail industry is stopping reform across the US On the side of a building just outside the county jail in Des Moines, Iowa, there is a drive-thru window. But it is not dishing out burgers and fries....
19:16, 08/30/2019

Finally, Some Real Gun Reform (At Walmart) The deadliest of August’s many mass shootings took place at a Walmart in El Paso, where a Fox News-echoing white supremacist murdered 22 people. And s...
05:00, 09/04/2019

Qatar: Dragging its feet over reform? As allegations linger over financing terrorism and treatment of foreign workers, is Qatar doing only the minimum over reform? Conflict Zone's Tim Seba...
20:32, 06/13/2019

Rural-Metro Fire Department working Debris fire south of Tucson Dan Brooks/ Facebook TUCSON – Rural-Metro Fire Department crews are working a debris fire after a blaze ignited in the 4000 block of E. Nebraska...
07:00, 09/06/2019

Ashwini Choubey Takes Charge Of Health Ministry; Takes Metro Ride To Work Ashwini Kumar Choubey Tuesday took charge as the Minister of State for Health. He took the metro from his residence to reach Udyog Bhawan station from...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Boeing 737 Max crash families call for reform of FAA Family members of victims from two Boeing 737 Max crashes called for a reform of the Federal Aviation Administration during testimony Wednesday before...
22:48, 07/17/2019

Australian PM says Beijing should adopt reform to end U.S. trade war Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday that China should reform its economy to end a trade war with the United States that is dama...
08:16, 06/26/2019

With the Far Right Out of Power in Italy, the E.U. Edges Toward Migration Reform After six days at sea on Sept. 14, the Ocean Viking sailed into port carrying 82 asylum seekers. It was the first rescue ship to dock in Italy since M...
13:32, 09/19/2019

Modi Is India’s Best Hope for Economic Reform To win a fresh mandate for himself and his party in India’s upcoming elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made extravagant promises and w...
13:00, 05/09/2019

Labour is a 'remain and reform' party on EU, says Tom Watson Deputy leader agrees with Keir Starmer that new referendum will be needed for deal to passLabour is still a “remain and reform party” over EU membersh...
13:00, 05/13/2019

Sweeping tax reform plan unveiled to help Americans ‘keep more’ Plans by President Trump and conservative governors to cut taxes are getting a big push in a new report that urges sweeping reforms in personal and bu...
17:48, 08/21/2019

Congress: Pass immigration reform now to help immigrants like me I never expected to live in Richmond, Virginia. In fact, I never even imagined living in the United States. But after being here since 2017, I can’t i...
16:48, 06/29/2019

Radical gun reform may finally have a voice in Washington An ambitious agenda by the March for Our Lives activists may be the first time the majority of Americans get real representationMarch for Our Lives, t...
03:00, 08/24/2019

Why Ethiopian Leader’s Reform Agenda Is Under Attack Since taking power last year, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been on a drive to open up Africa’s second-most-populous nation. He has scrapped...
13:16, 07/04/2019

Occupational licensing reform is not a partisan issue You won't find President Trump agreeing with Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on many issues, but the need for occupational licensing reform is one ma...
05:32, 09/13/2019

Senate negotiations on asylum reform collapse The Senate’s bipartisan negotiations on asylum reform are dead, Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said in an interview on Thursday.The South Carolina ...
22:32, 07/25/2019

Inside the Stealth Campaign for ‘Responsible Rent Reform’ Landlords and developers, fending off a new Democratic majority and proposed rent laws, have adopted some of the tactics of their progressive critics....
11:32, 06/10/2019

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wante...
00:48, 07/11/2019

Chip Roy finds a promising angle on healthcare reform Just half a year into his congressional tenure, Chip Roy is taking the oft-abandoned helm of the Republican Party's lead on healthcare reform. For nea...
01:16, 07/02/2019

The Latest: New Chicago mayor promises government reform CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Lori Lightfoot as Chicago mayor (all times local): 1 p.m. Lori Lightfoot says one of her first action...
20:00, 05/20/2019

'More than lip service': Detroit voters look for policy reform in Dems For its voters, hosting the second debate of the 2020 Democratic primaries is an opportunity to shed light on systemic issuesFor Detroit resident Jerr...
09:16, 07/29/2019

Parliament frustrates new Ukraine president's election reform Lawmakers dealt an early blow to Ukraine's new president Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to the electoral system ahead ...
16:16, 05/22/2019

Hariri says Lebanon far from bankruptcy, cites risks of no reform Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Monday Lebanon was far from bankruptcy but failure to pass a "realistic" budget that brings down the state defic...
03:48, 05/07/2019

Young Afghan General Tries to Reform Police With American Way of War Coming up through elite U.S. and British training, he is a favorite of Western commanders. But his police forces are under siege, and corruption is st...
11:16, 07/12/2019

| Under siege, Somalia moves to reform its army, pay troops Deployed in one of the world's most dangerous conflicts, Somali soldiers risking their lives daily against Al-Shabaab insurgents were growing weary of...
05:16, 07/27/2019

Italian PM Conte says Italy wants a key role in EU reform process Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Monday his new government would play a key role in reforming the European Union, including supporting th...
13:16, 09/09/2019

Kim Kardashian West is making a documentary about prison reform Since she helped free Alice Marie Johnson, reality TV star Kim Kardashian West has gotten the bug for political activism -- specifically prison reform...
18:48, 07/29/2019

Fannie and Freddie Shares Slide on Reform Plan Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shares fell more than 10%, a day after the U.S. Treasury released a blueprint to release the companies from government cont...
22:48, 09/06/2019

Pope caps reform of Vatican bank with new statutes Pope Francis has approved new statutes for the Vatican Bank, making an external audit obligatory and introducing other changes to bolster reforms that...
16:16, 08/10/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa faces obstacles to reform Even with a decisive election victory for South Africa’s ruling party this week, the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa could still struggle to push ...
15:32, 05/06/2019

Kellyanne Conway says concerns over gun reform measures are ‘all reconcilable’ Top White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said Republicans lawmakers’ concerns over what would be included in gun safety reform legislation after...
19:52, 08/11/2019

Suu Kyi's bid to reform charter sparks rival protests in Myanmar Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Wednesday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce the...
09:32, 07/17/2019

Attorneys general from 33 states urge pot banking reform LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorneys general from 33 states are urging Congress to approve a bill intended to fully open the doors of the U.S. banking system ...
00:32, 05/09/2019

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actu...
09:48, 05/31/2019

Sanders, Harris pitch immigration reform in Calif. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris dueled Friday over Hispanic votes in California, a central front in the nation's immigration battle where Latino...
07:16, 06/01/2019

| UEFA postpones key Champions League reform meeting UEFA have postponed indefinitely a crucial summit with Europe's top football clubs and leagues in which controversial Champions League reforms were s...
22:32, 08/15/2019

Biden wants to reform U.S. prison system, decriminalize marijuana Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden revealed his plan for criminal justice reform Tuesday, which eliminates prison sentences for drug use, end...
19:48, 07/23/2019

Pacifist constitution reform at stake as Japan goes to polls Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was forecast to win a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday that could determine whethe...
08:00, 07/21/2019

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent president...
04:48, 06/17/2019

Watch Senate hearing on cannabis banking reform Lawmakers, industry representatives and advocates are testifying to the Senate committee about the challenges that cannabis companies face in states w...
17:00, 07/23/2019

Indonesia president says to go all out in second term to boost economic reform Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged on Thursday to slim the government during his second term and cut red tape hampering investment to achieve an...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Ardashir’s Effective Reform of the Sassanid Military Machine In the third century AD, Parthia and Rome had been waging war against each other for far too long. Sometimes Parthia was the victor while at other tim...
04:16, 08/29/2019

Asia Bibi Calls For Reform In Pakistan Blasphemy Law Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who was freed from death row by the Supreme Court in a high-profile sacrilege case last year that polarised the...
17:00, 09/03/2019

Oxygen greenlights Kim Kardashian prison reform documentary NEW YORK (AP) — Oxygen Media has greenlighted a two-hour documentary that will capture Kim Kardashian West’s efforts to free prisoners she belie...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Vatican rebuffs German bishops over reform proposals Plans to include laypersons in a reform process have sparked anger in the Vatican. The Catholic Church in Germany is now on a head-on collision course...
22:48, 09/13/2019

Bail-reform poster boy busted for driving without license again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez allegedly blew three stop signs and a red light — at one point driving the wrong way on a one-way street — tryi...
19:16, 06/09/2019

Ivanka Trump quietly talking to lawmakers about gun reform Ivanka Trump has been quietly reading up on gun reform proposals and meeting with their congressional advocates following the deadly mass shootings in...
07:00, 08/14/2019

2,200 inmates to be freed from U.S. jails in accordance with drug offender reform act The measure, known as the First Step Act, gives judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders, eases mandatory minimum sentences and enco...
17:48, 07/13/2019

Vatican financial watchdog boasts steady progress on reform VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican’s financial watchdog says that after nearly 10 years of reforms, the Holy See has a “fully functioningR...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Germany's grand coalition to present bill on property tax reform German lawmakers in the ruling coalition have settled a dispute over property tax reform. A bill is expected to be presented to parliament before the ...
11:16, 06/17/2019

BDC leverage reform grows divide between large and small players NEW YORK, May 20 (LPC) - A legislative change that has doubled the leverage cap for Business Development Companies (BDC) is set to fuel further bifurc...
18:00, 05/20/2019

South Africa to roll out sweeping health reform in stages A proposed move to universal health coverage in South Africa will be rolled out in stages as the budget improves, a senior presidential aide told Reut...
19:32, 08/23/2019

Ahead of G7 summit, Macron presses U.S. to help reform taxes on big tech French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday U.S. tech giants paid unfairly low taxes, failing to contribute to the common good, and urged Washi...
20:16, 08/21/2019

"10 Years Of Debate, No Result": India, G4 On UN Security Council Reform India along with the other G-4 nations today strongly criticised the "very frustrating" developments in the UN Security Council reform process this ye...
09:00, 06/28/2019

Rebel Bramson defeated in bid for board seat to reform Barclays Activist investor Edward Bramson lost his battle for a seat on the board at Barclays after shareholders voted against his bid to overhaul the under-fi...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Russian official: G20 disagreements focus at WTO reform, climate change Work on the final G20 documents is not going easy, the group's Russia sherpa Svetlana Lukash said on Friday, naming World Trade Organisation reform, i...
09:16, 06/28/2019

Alaska and Amazon vie to hire 2,200 to be freed under Trump prison reform President Trump's criminal justice reform law will release some 2,200 federal inmates next week, and reform supporters are finding broad interest amon...
16:48, 07/12/2019

Political reform hopes dim in Zimbabwe as police block another protest Zimbabwe police deployed in force on Tuesday to block a street protest for the third time in five days, as the main opposition party said hopes were v...
12:00, 08/20/2019

State GOP blast Dems over backing controversial bail reform law ALBANY — Democratic lawmakers are having buyers remorse after voting for a law that allows many criminal defendants to be released without bail pendin...
10:48, 06/11/2019

March for Our Lives unveils sweeping gun reform agenda: 'The time is now' Student activists call for 30% reduction in civilian firearms and mandatory buyback programMarch for Our Lives, the organization created by survivors ...
15:16, 08/21/2019

Marijuana retailers ask Congress for financial reform, access to banks Owners of cannabis companies told a Senate committee Tuesday that they are forced by federal law to operate as cash-only businesses, making it difficu...
20:16, 07/23/2019

Ukraine president plans to implement land reform this year President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday that Ukraine will implement land reform this year and that his government would carry out major privati...
10:48, 08/08/2019

Several clubs declare opposition to proposed Champions League reform "Several European clubs from Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France and Portugal have publicly declared their opposition to a proposed creation of a near...
18:16, 06/07/2019

Biden, Booker escalate feud over U.S. criminal justice reform Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and Senator Cory Booker traded accusations over their criminal justice records on Wednesday, with Booke...
07:16, 07/25/2019

Trump’s and Biden’s dueling claims on criminal justice reform President Trump gave no credit to Barack Obama for a significant change in sentencing, and former vice president Joe Biden, in turn, minimized what Tr...
13:00, 08/14/2019

India’s Economy Needs Tougher Reform. How Will Modi Use His Election Mandate? Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a historic second five-year term — with a single-party majority — for the Bharatiya Janata Party th...
00:00, 05/26/2019

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has unanimously approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas ...
04:48, 05/26/2019

'Orange is the New Black' introduces criminal justice reform fund "Orange is the New Black" is launching the Poussey Washington Fund, a real-life initiative to help incarcerated women, named after Samira Wiley's char...
12:16, 07/27/2019

Ben & Jerry’s Debuts New Flavor to Promote Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s has unveiled a new flavor to highlight what it calls structural racism and a broken criminal ...
17:32, 09/05/2019

AP Interview: Indonesia leader to speed reform in final term AP Interview: Indonesia’s president vows he will push ahead with sweeping and potentially unpopular economic reforms, saying he will not have politica...
07:00, 07/27/2019

Hungary suspends court reform that worried EU, shuns Salvini Hungary unexpectedly announced the indefinite suspension of a new administrative court system on Thursday, backtracking on a reform that had raised co...
14:32, 05/30/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico's Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country's Senate rejected legislation previously passed i...
00:48, 05/02/2019

Bail reform would turn NYC into ‘The Purge’: police union boss New York City will descend into lawless free-for-all for criminals — similar to the movie “The Purge” — when the new bail reform goes into...
22:32, 06/02/2019

DOJ announces release of 3,100 inmates as part of criminal reform push The Department of Justice announced Friday that 3,100 federal inmates are being released as part of the criminal justice reform bill President Trump s...
21:00, 07/19/2019

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez says police are targeting him A teenage poster boy for bail reform who has racked up more than 15 arrests insists he’s no hardened criminal — and blamed police for his lengthy rap ...
14:00, 08/19/2019

Bail-reform poster boy wanted by cops for reckless driving A crime-prone teenager — who became a poster boy for bail reform when prosecutors dropped a 2015 robbery charge against him — was wanted by cops yet a...
09:32, 06/18/2019

French government unveils ‘tough’ reform of jobless benefits PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron’s government has unveiled plans to make it more difficult for the unemployed to claim benefits. La...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Boris Johnson filmed telling Tory members NHS 'needs reform' Frontrunner to be PM gives rabble-rousing speech at private garden partyToday’s political developments - live updatesBoris Johnson has been filmed at ...
22:48, 06/25/2019

U.S. EPA asked to consider small business impact of E15, credit reform proposal The U.S. EPA needs to look more closely at how small businesses would be affected by its proposed rule to lift the summer ban on higher ethanol blends...
01:32, 04/30/2019

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors NEW YORK (AP) — Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission: freeing nonviolent drug offenders serving life in a federal...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: EPA to unveil less ambitious U.S. biofuel credit reform - sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to unveil a narrowed-down version of its proposed biofuel credit market reform this month after regulat...
03:48, 05/24/2019

Veteran Virginia prosecutors face challengers bent on reform FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A national movement seeking to elect reform-minded prosecutors has created a couple of sharply contested primary races in northern...
17:48, 06/04/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico’s Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country’s Senate rejected legislation previously passed i...
01:16, 05/02/2019

Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez wanted by cops yet again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez is a wanted man once again, this time for allegedly smashing the window of a car he and a pal traded paint with...
02:16, 07/11/2019

Malaysia to reform labor laws to cut 'over-dependence' on foreigners, says Mahathir Malaysia will review its labor laws to cut an "over-dependence" on foreign labor and address other issues, the country's prime minister said Thur...
19:16, 08/01/2019

Economic Survey To Chart Out Reform Road Map Of PM Modi Government The survey prepared by Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian is likely to flag headwinds that the economy might face in its pursuit to beco...
08:32, 07/04/2019

Official over Puerto Rico police reform resigns in protest Federal official overseeing a court-ordered reform of Puerto Rico’s police department accused of corruption, illegal killings and civil rights violati...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Fannie & Freddie regulator on next steps in mortgage market reform CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about the administration's next steps in its pl...
23:16, 09/13/2019

Renault may block Nissan reform over boardroom dispute: source Renault has signaled it will block reforms launched by alliance partner Nissan in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal unless it is granted representa...
20:32, 06/09/2019

Tax reform flooded Hamptons real estate inventory, says broker While the stock market continues its double-digit climb, the Hamptons just posted its sixth straight quarter of falling sales. Justin Agnello of Dougl...
12:48, 07/30/2019

Two years into presidency, Macron refocusing economic reform drive When Emmanuel Macron became French president two years ago he promised a clean break with the past. Within months of taking office he had cut tax on c...
19:16, 05/13/2019

Schumer, Gillibrand promise ‘full court press’ on gun reform ​​Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Sunday said they will ​put on a “full court press” ​to force the GOP...
01:00, 09/16/2019

Economic Survey To Chart Out Reform Road Map Of Modi 2.0 Government Ahead of the Modi government's maiden Budget in the second term, an economic survey projecting the state of health of the country's economy and outlin...
21:00, 07/03/2019

A day of Brexit chaos – podcast Anushka Asthana joins her colleagues in Westminster on a chaotic and extraordinary day in British politics as Theresa May attempted to build support f...
13:32, 05/04/2019

Woodstock: A legend despite chaos After 50 years, the legendary festival is still considered a milestone of the 1960s peace movement. But it wasn't all flowers and love. DW looks at so...
00:00, 08/14/2019

OptionsCityTM Now A Certified CFE Vendor; OptionsCity Metro Trading Platform Offers Users Trading and Market Making Capabilities on the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) CHICAGO, October 16, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and OptionsCity, a Chicago-based independent trading software vendor, today announced that...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Market reform, Aramco IPO in focus as Saudi seeks to reassure investors Saudi Arabia is pressing on with capital markets reform and its planned IPO of Aramco in spite of drone attacks on its oil facilities that briefly spo...
20:32, 09/18/2019

‘Trust Me’: Kamala Harris Makes Big Play on Criminal Justice Reform In an interview, Ms. Harris sought to paint her prosecutorial career as a reason voters should rely on her to deliver a criminal justice overhaul. But...
18:17, 09/09/2019

Florida authorities will probe boys reform school where at least 55 burials were identified Florida authorities announced Thursday they will officially begin examining the grounds of a former boys reform school in Florida in mid-July to deter...
07:16, 06/22/2019

Kellyanne Conway: Democrats 'have to stop pretending that they want to reform our immigration laws' On “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway talked about a "big immigration package,” addressed President Trump's opinio...
21:32, 05/07/2019

NY district attorneys protest lack of funding for criminal justice reform The head of the District Attorneys Association of New York slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature for leaving prosecutors in the lurch — ...
06:32, 07/09/2019

Kim Kardashian West thanks Ivanka Trump for support on criminal justice reform Kim Kardashian West tweeted her gratitude toward Ivanka Trump Thursday after speaking at the White House on behalf of those attempting to return to th...
10:32, 06/14/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Plan Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled on Sunday a broad plan to overhaul the country’s criminal justice system that includes the goal of reducing the prison po...
02:18, 08/19/2019

Colorado school shooting prompts Dem presidential hopefuls to call for gun reform After a Colorado school shooting left one student dead and seven more injured on Tuesday, Democrats vying for the White House in 2020 renewed calls fo...
11:00, 05/08/2019

EU studies reform of 'outdated' energy taxes, higher levies for air, sea transport The European Union is studying a reform of energy taxes to align them with climate targets, an EU document showed, listing as possible measures higher...
21:16, 09/09/2019