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A viral outbreak in China might make dinner more expensive for everybody

Pork prices in China may soar more than 70% by next year as hog populations plunge. And high prices won't stay limited to China.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2019-04-18T05:28:13Z
Author: Weizhen Tan

Amazon is shutting down its China marketplace business. Here's why it has struggled

Amazon said it will "no longer operate a marketplace on Amazon.cn" and "will no longer be providing seller services on Amazon.cn effective July 18."

Source: CNBC
Published At 2019-04-18T07:27:30Z
Author: Arjun Kharpal

US handbags, helicopters and hazelnuts all put on $20 billion EU tariff list after Boeing ruling

The EU's 11-page catalog of items facing tariffs cover a range of U.S. products, from aircraft to chemicals and food products.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2019-04-18T09:55:23Z
Author: Sam Meredith

Here's why special counsel Robert Mueller did not say whether Trump obstructed justice

The Mueller report says evidence obtained about Trump's "actions and intent" makes it difficult to determine whether a crime occurred.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2019-04-18T17:50:56Z
Author: Jacob Pramuk

SEC, Tesla CEO Elon Musk seek one-week delay to resolve contempt motion

On April 4, a federal judge gave Musk and the SEC two weeks to work out their differences, punting a request from the agency to hold him in contempt of court for allegedly violating an October securities fraud settlement. Now they want one more week.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2019-04-18T21:21:36Z
Author: Matt Rosoff

Uber announces $1 billion investment into its self-driving car group, weeks before going public

The investment from Softbank, Denso and Toyota values the division, known as the Advanced Technologies Group (ATG), at $7.25 billion and creates a newly formed corporate entity with its own board.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2019-04-19T00:31:38Z
Author: Deirdre Bosa

Nintendo shares surge more than 16% after tie-up with Tencent to sell Switch console in China

Tencent won approval from regulators to sell the Nintendo Switch in China, but analysts warned there are still more regulatory hurdles to overcome.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2019-04-19T02:05:04Z
Author: Arjun Kharpal

Judge upholds New York City's mandatory measles vaccination order

A Brooklyn judge on Thursday ruled against a group of parents who challenged New York City's recently imposed mandatory measles vaccination order.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2019-04-19T03:19:58Z
Author: Reuters

The jobs market is changing — and so should your resume

There are four things to keep in mind when preparing a resume to be read by recruiters.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2019-04-19T04:19:37Z
Author: Karen Gilchrist

Take a look at the tiny 'Goddess' electric vehicle from China's Great Wall Motors

Great Wall Motor's sub-brand Ora launched electric car R1 in December with a focus on urban users.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2019-04-19T05:25:39Z
Author: Evelyn Cheng

I still consider myself a challenger: Prime Minister Narendra Modi - Times of India

News News: Prime Minister Narendra Modi exuded confidence about a “massive mandate” when he met TOI amid the ongoing Lok Sabha polls, saying he still sees himsel.

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-04-18T06:00:00Z
Author: Rajesh Kalra

At 68%, turnout dips slightly in second phase of polling - Times of India

News News: NEW DELHI: The second phase of polling covering 95 Lok Sabha constituencies across 12 states saw an overall 67.

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-04-18T13:32:26Z
Author:

Jet Airways' last flight: In darkest hour, a farewell in arrival lounge - Times of India ►

India Business News: On Wednesday evening, Jet announced temporary suspension of its flight operations and hours later operated its last flight, Amritsar-Mumbai flight S2

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-04-18T21:48:25Z
Author: Manju V

Ivanka Trump says she passed on World Bank job - Times of India

International Business News: In an Associated Press interview, US President Donald Trump's daughter said on Wednesday she was happy with her current role in the administration. Sh

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-04-18T22:59:41Z
Author:

Will IPL get a first-time winner in 2019? - Times of India

Cricket News: Just past the halfway stage for 2019, the points table has a few 'less successful' teams in the top half, and in contention for a playoffs spot. And w

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-04-18T23:01:59Z
Author:

2014 was a mandate for hope and aspiration, 2019 is about confidence and acceleration: PM Modi - Times of India

India News: In an exclusive interview to TOI, Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks to Rajesh Kalra, Diwakar and Rajeev Deshpande on a wide range of issues — from j

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-04-19T04:42:19.725442Z
Author:

It's Wayanad's time under the sun but spotlight can't hide dark patches - Times of India

India News: Rahul Gandhi has brought focus to this quaint district like never before, but the 'heart' of God's own country is a study in paradoxes -- ecologicall

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-04-19T04:42:32.9481471Z
Author: K R Rajeev

The Must-Have When Reporting on Disasters: A Satellite Phone

Thomas Fuller, San Francisco bureau chief, knows you cannot rely on cell networks during earthquakes, wildfires and other breaking news catastrophes.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-17T09:00:07-04:00
Author: By THOMAS FULLER

Ocean-Clogging Microplastics Also Pollute the Air, Study Finds

Microplastics are known to cause ocean pollution, but a new study suggests airborne plastic particles pollute the air and dry land as well.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T04:30:04-04:00
Author: By LIAM STACK

10 Years After an Exercise Study, Benefits Persist

The benefits of exercise may last longer than many of us might expect.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-17T05:00:02-04:00
Author: By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS

He Listed a T. Rex Fossil on eBay for $2.95 Million. Scientists Weren’t Thrilled.

“I own this thing,” Alan Detrich recalled telling a museum director. “It is mine. I can do whatever I want.”

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-17T18:16:09-04:00
Author: By LAURA M. HOLSON

My Sister-in-Law Is Messing Up Our Financial Plans

When separate bank accounts support one spouse’s burden, are they really separate?

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T10:28:33-04:00
Author: By PHILIP GALANES

Before New York Auto Show, Cars Take Their Own Star Turns

To stand out in this crowd, automakers have created satellite events before the official reveals for the press at the Javits Convention Center.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-17T19:15:34-04:00
Author: By TOM VOELK

Review: ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ Brings Him Back to Life

Terry Gilliam’s long-deferred tribute to Cervantes’s knight errant finally arrives, starring Jonathan Pryce and Adam Driver.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T12:35:33-04:00
Author: By A.O. SCOTT

Will Martin Parr’s Photos Change the World? He Doesn’t Think So

In documenting his homeland, the British photographer captures its contradictions and ambiguities with a sense of humor.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-17T04:00:02-04:00
Author: By MARTIN PARR and JONATHAN BLAUSTEIN

A Painter Who Left the Art World in Order to Actually Make Art

For the past 30 years, Vivian Suter has been quietly working in her home on Lake Atitlán, Guatemala. Now, she’s found international recognition.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-17T14:47:44-04:00
Author: By TESS THACKARA

How to Make Friends While Traveling Solo

Even in the best cases, traveling alone can get lonely. Here’s how to connect safely with the people you meet along the way.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-16T05:00:07-04:00
Author: By ARIC JENKINS

Zone 1 or Group E? Making Sense of the New Boarding Rules

Airlines have been toying with boarding plans and line-jumping shortcuts since they began charging for checked bags 10 years ago. Here, the latest changes and how to make them work for you.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-12T05:00:05-04:00
Author: By ELAINE GLUSAC

Why Do 4-Year-Olds Love Talking About Death?

Easter may bring up dark questions from your preschooler. Here’s how to answer them.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-16T15:36:41-04:00
Author: By JESSICA GROSE

The Right Way to Use a Public Bathroom (to Avoid Getting Sick)

The odds of becoming ill from using a public bathroom are slim. But there are a few things you can do to minimize your risk even more. Here’s what to keep in mind.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-17T17:30:06-04:00
Author: By MELINDA WENNER MOYER

David Miliband of the International Rescue Committee: ‘The Devil Can’t Have the Best Tunes’

The son of World War II refugees, Mr. Miliband walked away from British politics. Today he works to bring food, aid and education to refugees around the world.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T12:42:58-04:00
Author: By DAVID GELLES

James W. McCord Jr., Who Led the Watergate Break-In, Is Dead at 93

He was the first to expose the White House crimes and cover-ups that led to President Nixon’s downfall. His death, almost two years ago, went unreported.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T20:51:29-04:00
Author: By ROBERT D. McFADDEN

This Genetic Mutation Makes People Feel Full — All the Time

Two new studies confirm that weight control is often the result of genetics, not willpower.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T11:51:25-04:00
Author: By GINA KOLATA

Police Officer Wounded in Wild Shootout in Upper Manhattan

Two officers cornered a man with a gun in a parking lot, who fired at them. The man was fatally shot and one officer was wounded.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T17:51:12-04:00
Author: By JAMES C. McKINLEY Jr. and ALI WINSTON

Ex-State Trooper Who Fired Taser at Teenager on A.T.V. Is Convicted of Manslaughter

Damon Grimes, 15, was driving an all-terrain vehicle when officers tried to pull him over. After one used his stun gun, Damon crashed, and died soon after.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-17T23:59:15-04:00
Author: By JACEY FORTIN

Three Mountain Climbers Missing After an Avalanche in Canada

The three climbers — Jess Roskelley, an American, and David Lama and Hansjörg Auer, both Austrian — were in Banff National Park in the western province of Alberta.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T17:29:34-04:00
Author: By IAN AUSTEN

Woman Killed During Unrest in Northern Ireland

The police called the killing, which followed a night of violence in Londonderry, a “terrorist incident.”

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T22:44:19-04:00
Author: By THE NEW YORK TIMES

Russians Breached Florida County Computers Before 2016 Election, Mueller Report Says

Investigators say at least one county government was penetrated, and malware was planted at a Florida maker of election devices. The state says the elections “were not hacked.”

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T18:04:22-04:00
Author: By MICHAEL WINES

12 Wines Under $12: How Low Can You Go and Still Find Values?

The quest for exciting bottles gets trickier as the price drops. But you can still find some gems with a $12 limit.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T11:27:32-04:00
Author: By ERIC ASIMOV

In ‘Stony the Road,’ Henry Louis Gates Jr. Captures the History and Images of the Fraught Years After the Civil War

The scholar’s latest book, coinciding with his new PBS series, “Reconstruction,” is a harrowing look at the resurgence of white nationalism in the late 19th century and the New Negro movement to combat it.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T13:03:57-04:00
Author: By NELL IRVIN PAINTER

A Cult Favorite Enters the Art Canon

Giovanni Battista Moroni, long overlooked, is the new Renaissance face at the Frick Collection.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T07:00:10-04:00
Author: By ROBERTA SMITH

Bernie Sanders and the Myth of the 1 Percent

The very rich are richer than people imagine.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T18:30:04-04:00
Author: By PAUL KRUGMAN

How Will History Judge Barr’s Redactions?

Considering his behavior in the shadow of Watergate, when someone erased a crucial stretch of audiotape to protect the president.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T11:32:21-04:00
Author: By CAROLINE FREDRICKSON

It’s Not the Collusion, It’s the Corruption

What the Mueller report says about our world.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T18:50:58-04:00
Author: By DAVID BROOKS

Barr Is Right About Everything. Admit You Were Wrong.

After Trump’s vindication, the liberal media and its allies in government should face a reckoning. I’m not holding my breath.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T21:17:03-04:00
Author: By CHRISTOPHER BUSKIRK

Mr. Mueller’s Indictment

The special counsel’s report reveals a pattern of deceit and dysfunction. What comes next is up to Congress.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T18:21:17-04:00
Author: By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

Mueller Report, North Korea, Skinny Gene: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T18:12:40-04:00
Author: By REMY TUMIN and MARCUS PAYADUE

Tacos. Tequila. Telenovelas. Nairobi Embraces Its Mexican Soul.

In the Kenyan capital, Mexican culture is everywhere, from television to music to restaurants. A primer on the latest global mash-up.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T05:00:12-04:00
Author: By JILLIAN KEENAN

At Colorado, a Breach in Football’s Wall

The University of Colorado has come closer than most institutions to wrestling with an urgent question: Is running a college football program unconscionable?

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T05:07:51-04:00
Author: By MICHAEL POWELL

North Korea’s State-Run Economy Falters Under Sanctions, Testing Elite Loyalty

International sanctions over North Korea’s nuclear weapons program have been felt most acutely by the party and military officials who support Kim Jong-un’s totalitarian rule.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T10:12:13-04:00
Author: By CHOE SANG-HUN

National Enquirer to Be Sold to James Cohen, Heir to Hudson News Founder

A new buyer for the tabloid swooped in after talks between its publisher, American Media, and the billionaire Ron Burkle fell apart.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T15:35:24-04:00
Author: By EDMUND LEE

Man Arrested With Gas Cans and Lighters at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Is a Philosophy Teacher

Marc Lamparello, 37, was also arrested on Monday at a cathedral in New Jersey and had just bought a one-way ticket to Rome.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T12:27:39-04:00
Author: By ALI WATKINS and ALI WINSTON

In Divided Washington, Relief and Disappointment at Mueller’s Report

The stoic feelings of progressive Washington were similarly subdued in the city’s more conservative corners.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T19:05:25-04:00
Author: By KATIE ROGERS

Right, Left and Center React to the Mueller Report

Writers across the political spectrum responded to the public release of the Mueller report and the news conference by Attorney General William P. Barr.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T17:20:45-04:00
Author: By LIAM STACK

Democrats Draw Closer to a Dicey Question: Whether to Impeach Trump

Democrats took the legal analysis in the special counsel’s report as a clear nod that Congress should make its own judgment on obstruction of justice.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T21:12:29-04:00
Author: By NICHOLAS FANDOS

A Portrait of the White House and Its Culture of Dishonesty

At one juncture after another, the Mueller report describes how Mr. Trump made his troubles worse, giving into anger and grievance and lashing out in ways that turned advisers into witnesses against him.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T20:41:21-04:00
Author: By PETER BAKER and MAGGIE HABERMAN

Mueller Rejects View That Presidents Can’t Obstruct Justice

The special counsel’s rationale for demurring on the question of obstruction of justice stood in stark contrast to that of the attorney general, William P. Barr.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T16:04:10-04:00
Author: By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT and CHARLIE SAVAGE

The Mueller Report Is 448 Pages Long. You Need to Know These 7 Key Things.

The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, produced a report of more than 400 pages that painted a deeply unflattering picture of President Trump but stopped short of accusing him of criminal wrongdoing.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T17:10:40-04:00
Author: By MATT APUZZO and ADAM GOLDMAN

Mueller Reveals Trump’s Efforts to Thwart Russian Inquiry in Highly Anticipated Report

The Mueller team ultimately decided not to charge the president, citing numerous legal and factual constraints, but pointedly declined to exonerate him.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-18T14:58:17-04:00
Author: By MARK MAZZETTI

Food stamp recipients in Alabama will soon be able to buy groceries online from Walmart, Amazon - AL.com

A pilot program, soon to come to Alabama, will allow food stamp recipients to buy groceries online.

Source: Al.com
Published At 2019-04-18T21:32:00Z
Author: Leada Gore | lgore@al.com

A Man Who Repeatedly Cut And Masturbated Into Women's Hair Has Been Banned From Public Transit In Portland - BuzzFeed News

It's the first time the public transit system of Portland, Oregon, has issued a lifetime ban.

Source: Buzzfeednews.com
Published At 2019-04-18T21:38:00Z
Author: Claudia Koerner

In new gaffe, Facebook improperly collects email contacts for 1.5 million - Ars Technica

Remember when Facebook asked for email passwords? The blunder just got worse.

Source: Ars Technica
Published At 2019-04-18T21:40:00Z
Author: Dan Goodin

Biden: Time to 'take back' the country - POLITICO

“People go out and make a living, people who play by the rules, people who have done everything they’re supposed to do." Biden said.

Source: Politico
Published At 2019-04-18T21:56:00Z
Author: STEPHANIE MURRAY

Netflix to open a production hub in New York and invest up to $100 million in the city - TechCrunch

Start spreading the news. Netflix is coming to New York City in a big way. The streaming media service has committed to invest up to $100 million to build a production hub and hire hundreds of new staffers in the Big Apple, according to a statement from Gover…

Source: TechCrunch
Published At 2019-04-18T22:36:42Z
Author: Jonathan Shieber

It's now legal for your meat to have trace amounts of fecal matter - KXAN.com

This product "may contain feces."

Source: Kxan.com
Published At 2019-04-18T22:48:00Z
Author: Russell Falcon

Car sharing service says 100 cars, including 50 Mercedes-Benz, disappeared in Chicago - CNN

Authorities say that more than 100 missing vehicles, including 50 Mercedes-Benz, may have been fraudulently rented through a mobile app in Chicago.

Source: CNN
Published At 2019-04-18T22:50:00Z
Author: Melissa Alonso, CNN

Alexa owners can listen to Amazon Music for free -- with ads - Engadget

Amazon is introducing an ad-supported version of its streaming music service for Alexa device owners.

Source: Engadget
Published At 2019-04-18T23:12:44Z
Author: AJ Dellinger

How to perfectly curate your Easter basket - The Takeout

Easter is on April 21 (April 28 for the Greeks), which means you’ve only got a handful of days left to make some important decisions for you and your family. Will you dress up with seasonal flair? Will you brave the brunch crowds out roving the streets of you…

Source: Thetakeout.com
Published At 2019-04-19T00:00:00Z
Author: Marnie Shure

Not an April Fool’s joke: T-Mobile offers checking accounts - Android Authority

T-Mobile is offering decent perks for its customers.

Source: Androidauthority.com
Published At 2019-04-19T00:14:34Z
Author:

Ancestry.com Pulls Ad That Whitewashes Slavery With Interracial Romance - HuffPost

The commercial, set in the Civil War era, features a white man asking a black woman to escape to the North with him so they can “be together.”

Source: Huffpost.com
Published At 2019-04-19T00:19:00Z
Author: Elyse Wanshel

Japanese father, son appear in Las Vegas in $1.5B fraud case - Fox News

Two former investment executives from Japan who appeared in court in Las Vegas are facing criminal fraud charges in what prosecutors call a $1.5 billion international Ponzi scheme.

Source: Fox News
Published At 2019-04-19T00:39:25Z
Author: Associated Press

Tesla Risks Losing $750 Million Package If It Misses Jobs Target At New York Gigafactory: Report - The Daily Caller

Tesla is at risk of missing jobs targets at its New York state Gigafactory 2 and paying tens of millions of dollars in fines, Greentech Media reports.

Source: Dailycaller.com
Published At 2019-04-19T00:57:00Z
Author: Tim Pearce

Welcome To America: Canopy Growth Purchases Acreage Holdings - Seeking Alpha

Canopy will pay 0.5818 shares plus U$2.55 for each Acreage share, a 22% premium over closing April 17th closing price. Canopy Growth will have the right and obl

Source: Seekingalpha.com
Published At 2019-04-19T00:58:00Z
Author: Jonathan Cooper

Uber’s self-driving unit gets $1 billion investment from SoftBank and Japan’s auto industry - The Verge

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announced this evening a $1 billion investment from Japanese conglomerate SoftBank’s Vision Fund, car maker Toyota, and automative component supplier Denso. The news confirms an article from The Wall Street Journal published earlier…

Source: The Verge
Published At 2019-04-19T01:19:06Z
Author: Nick Statt

Ransomware interrupted a 'The Weather Channel' morning show - Engadget

'The Weather Channel' was reportedly hit by a ransomware attack.

Source: Engadget
Published At 2019-04-19T02:51:08Z
Author: Mariella Moon

Apr 18, 2019 - Facebook Inc (FB) COB and CEO Mark Zuckerberg Sold $58 million of Shares - GuruFocus.com

Facebook Inc (FB) COB and CEO Mark Zuckerberg Sold $58 million of Shares, Stocks: FB, release date:Apr 18, 2019

Source: Gurufocus.com
Published At 2019-04-19T03:15:48Z
Author:

Lyft's Messy IPO Gets More Complicated Thanks to Two Investor Class-Action Lawsuits - Gizmodo

Lyft’s initial public offering headache just got worse.

Source: Gizmodo.com
Published At 2019-04-19T04:40:00Z
Author: Catie Keck

Subaru launches next generation Outback in New York

For Subaru, the Outback has been a key to its ongoing success. The automaker's U.S. subsidiary last year recorded its 10th consecutive sales record. So, the Japanese automaker has a lot riding on the sixth-generation Outback.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2019-04-17T15:30:15Z
Author: Paul A. Eisenstein

After megabanks post record quarterly profit, industry has nowhere to go but down

Investors' biggest fear about the finance industry – that if the Federal Reserve really is done raising rates for the foreseeable future, banks' main profit-making engine will sputter – is becoming apparent.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2019-04-17T18:07:26Z
Author: Hugh Son

Rising Democratic star Pete Buttigieg enlists Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton fundraisers to build his 2020 campaign war chest

Pete Buttigieg's increasingly popular presidential run has drawn the support of more than two dozen top Democratic fundraisers, according to a list CNBC obtained from campaign aides.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2019-04-17T20:11:22Z
Author: Brian Schwartz

Attorney General William Barr will hold a press conference to discuss Mueller report at 9:30 am ET Thursday

Attorney General William Barr will discuss special counsel Robert Mueller's report at a 9:30 a.m. ET press conference on Thursday.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2019-04-17T20:27:54Z
Author: Mike Calia

JP Morgan names new CFO, and Marianne Lake moves to top consumer lending role

The announcement was made in an memo to employees from CEO Jamie Dimon and co-Chief Operating Officers Daniel Pinto and Gordon Smith.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2019-04-17T20:42:36Z
Author: Christine Wang

This helicopter-airplane hybrid could take flight for civilians as early as 2020—take a look

The $25 million AW609 flies fast and far, and it's somewhere between a helicopter and a plane.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2019-04-17T20:59:36Z
Author: Jimmy Im

Zoom prices IPO at $36 per share, valuing videoconferencing company at $9.2 billion: Source

Zoom prices its initial public offering at $36 per share, sources told CNBC Wednesday.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2019-04-17T21:17:12Z
Author: Leslie Picker

Weed giant Canopy Growth closing in on deal to buy Acreage Holdings

Canadian cannabis giant Canopy Growth is close to a deal to purchase Acreage Holdings, sources familiar with the deal told CNBC.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2019-04-17T21:29:29Z
Author: Thomas Franck

North Korea test-fires a new tactical guided weapon

It is North Korea's first public weapons test since the second U.S.-North Korea summit in Hanoi ended with no agreement in February.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2019-04-17T21:59:11Z
Author: Amanda Macias

Pinterest prices IPO at $19, valuing social networking company at $10 billion

Pinterest priced its IPO above the expected range.

Source: CNBC
Published At 2019-04-18T00:02:46Z
Author: Salvador Rodriguez

Maoists gun down polling party official, torch vehicles in Odisha - Times of India

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 News: SUMERBANDH/PHIRINGIA (KANDHAMAL): A day before the second phase polls, Maoists on Wednesday resorted to violence by gunning down a polling party membe.

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-04-17T11:41:08Z
Author: Hemanta Pradhan

BJP made Ram Nath Kovind President, not LK Advani, to fix caste equations, says Rajasthan chief minister - Times of India

News News: Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot courted controversy on Wednesday with his statement that BJP president Amit Shah contrived to make Ram Nath Kovi

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-04-17T14:47:52Z
Author:

64 killed as thunderstorms unleash fury in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat

India News: Most of the deaths were due to lightning strikes, electrocution and tree falls. Rajasthan reported 25 deaths, Madhya Pradesh 21 and Gujarat 10, while

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-04-17T15:04:00Z
Author: Times Of India

Vote for Congress and brace for witch-hunt: PM Narendra Modi - Times of India

News News: In a throwback to the 2012 assembly election when Modi accused the UPA government at the Centre of doing gross injustice to Gujarat, the PM said an at

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-04-17T15:26:09Z
Author: Himanshu Kaushik

Navy’s MiG-29K to take on France’s Rafale-M off Goa

India News: NEW DELHI: India and France are all set to hold their largest-ever naval exercise with aircraft carriers, destroyers, submarines and fighters early ne

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-04-17T15:45:00Z
Author: Times Of India

Tribal girl opens 1st medical store in Maoist stronghold

India News: Kirta Dorpa, of the Muria tribe, has opened her shop in Orcha in Narayanpur district. Abujmarh, a dense woodland of about 3,900 sq km in the district,

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-04-17T15:59:00Z
Author: Times Of India

In Bhopal’s big bout, It’s Sadhvi Pragya vs Digvijaya Singh - Times of India

News News: BHOPAL/ NEW DELHI: The stage is set for a high wattage contest for the Bhopal Lok Sabha seat, held by BJP since 1989, with the saffron party naming Sa.

Source: The Times of India
Published At 2019-04-17T16:19:58Z
Author: Rajendra Sharma

Can Technology Stop the Duane Reade-ization of New York?

Pharmaceutical delivery apps like Capsule offer an alternative to drugstores. Whether they could spell the end to commercial chains is up for debate.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-05T05:00:12-04:00
Author: By BRITTA LOKTING

How Giant Sea Spiders May Survive in Warming Oceans

The strange creatures’ adaptations to the cold of the Antarctic Ocean may also help them as their habitats heat up.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-14T05:00:07-04:00
Author: By JOANNA KLEIN

You Need Vitamin D to Live. How Could This Woman Survive With None in Her Blood?

She had a series of bone fractures, but when doctors did blood tests, the supplements she took for treatment were nowhere to be found.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-13T05:00:06-04:00
Author: By WUDAN YAN

In India, a Renewed Fight Against Leprosy

Health workers thought they had vanquished the disease in 2005. But it lived on, cloaked in stigma and medical mystery.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-17T02:30:10-04:00
Author: By APOORVA MANDAVILLI

Letter of Recommendation: Spuds MacKenzie

The Bud Light mascot embodied the entitled recklessness of being young, white and rich. Admire him without guilt — you can’t cancel a dog.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2019-04-09T05:00:09-04:00
Author: By JAZMINE HUGHES