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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 are furious about President Bo...

Brazilians strike against Bolsonaro's pension plans

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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 ang...
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Paris commuters hit by transport strike over pension overhaul Parisian commuters faced travel chaos on Friday as transport workers went on strike over plans to reduce their retirement privileges in a challenge t...
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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...
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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 ...
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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 endan...
09:00, 07/25/2019

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...
18:56, 07/10/2019

The Morning After: Amazon Prime Day strike plans Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Good morning, there! Amazon's Prime Day faces a threat, and we're not talking about Target and eBay&...
12:56, 07/09/2019

Gen. Keane believes plans for Iran strike are 'shelved' unless Americans are attacked Retired U.S. four-star General Jack Keane reacted Friday to President Trump's decision to call off retaliatory strikes against Iran, saying the presi...
21:56, 06/21/2019

| Brazilians seeking heroes turn to women footballers Disillusioned by their men, Brazilian football fans looking for heroes are turning to Marta and their women, currently playing at the World Cup in Fr...
19:00, 06/20/2019

Brazilians support Bolsonaro after Macron's 'offense': minister French President Emmanuel Macron offended his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's foreign minister told Reuters on Wednesday, adding he be...
23:56, 08/28/2019

55,000 Brazilians scammed out of $200M+ worth of fake cryptocurrency A Brazilian cryptocurrency crime cartel has been shut down after conning over 55,000 investors for over $200 million. The cartel ran an unlicensed fi...
13:42, 05/22/2019

Bolsonaro's decree allows millions of Brazilians to carry guns Brazil president signs decree allowing a wide range of professionals, including lawyers, politicians and certain journalists, to carry their guns in ...
21:28, 05/09/2019

Fintechs at the gate: online brokers target affluent Brazilians A new breed of digital brokers is taking on the handful of Brazilian lenders such as Itau Unibanco Holding SA and Banco Bradesco SA that long had a l...
15:28, 07/29/2019

Brazilians' view of Bolsonaro govt dims further, survey shows More Brazilians disapprove of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's government than those who approve, a survey on Friday showed, the first time this ...
14:56, 05/24/2019

Brazilians demonstrate to pressure Congress to approve Bolsonaro's reforms Brazilians gathered in cities on Sunday to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and to protest against lawmakers whom they see a...
23:56, 05/26/2019

Brazil President's Decree Allows Millions Of Brazilians To Carry Guns Truckers, lawyers and politicians are among millions of Brazilians eligible to carry loaded weapons in public under far-right President Jair Bolsonar...
23:42, 05/09/2019

Brazilians condemn Bolsonaro over Brigitte Macron remarks: 'Sorry about our president' Brazilians flocked to social media this week to apologize for remarks President Jair Bolsonara made about France’s first lady Brigitte Macron that we...
21:56, 08/28/2019

Brazilians are falling out of love with their distant, expensive football team Copa América tickets cost too much but the gap between fans and the Seleção has been growing for some timeBy Tom Sanderson and Bruno FreitasThe organ...
14:56, 06/20/2019

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.     ...
21:28, 09/16/2019

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 ha...
13:42, 08/24/2019

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 gua...
10:56, 06/19/2019

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 u...
11:42, 06/20/2019

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 flight...
13:56, 09/09/2019

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 R...
08:56, 05/01/2019

Less Than Three Weeks Until Pension Deadline FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – Lawmakers have less than three weeks before pension rates for a lot of state agencies skyrocket. It’s a potenti...
08:56, 06/13/2019

Democrats' Medicare for All plans must consider union-negotiated health plans: AFL-CIO chief Democratic White House hopefuls should ensure their Medicare for All proposals honor union-negotiated private insurance, AFL-CIO President Richard Tr...
20:28, 08/29/2019

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 - npsc...
00:42, 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 ...
12:14, 06/04/2019

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...
11:14, 05/01/2019

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 progr...
01:14, 09/14/2019

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 se...
15:28, 06/29/2019

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 ...
13:14, 07/23/2019

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 ambitiou...
20:42, 08/01/2019

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 Defen...
22:28, 06/27/2019

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...
03:14, 07/13/2019

Swiss voters approve tax and pension overhaul Voters in Switzerland approved on Sunday a shake-up of the corporate tax system, heading off what its finance minister had called an existential thre...
16:56, 05/19/2019

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...
13:42, 07/17/2019

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 pro...
07:00, 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 allo...
18:42, 07/27/2019

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 w...
22:28, 05/09/2019

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 las...
14:14, 06/25/2019

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 ret...
03:00, 08/07/2019

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 Perma...
18:00, 06/22/2019

How To Avail Income Tax Benefits Under National Pension System (NPS) Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman increased the income tax exemption limit on withdrawal from NPS and also announced some additional income t...
08:00, 07/11/2019

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 followi...
06:56, 09/03/2019

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 col...
13:42, 07/13/2019

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 ...
11:56, 07/13/2019

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 severa...
01:28, 06/06/2019

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 ses...
21:56, 06/20/2019

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 fi...
00:42, 08/15/2019

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 taxe...
15:28, 07/03/2019

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 stat...
13:00, 06/14/2019

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 thin...
04:14, 06/25/2019

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 th...
04:42, 06/07/2019

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 effo...
01:56, 08/28/2019

5G connected car plans get boost as EU Wi-Fi plans rejected Plans to make Wi-Fi industry standard for connected car technology within the EU have been dealt a blow after they were rejected by member states.As ...
14:14, 07/08/2019

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)...
11:42, 06/06/2019

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 T...
08:00, 08/23/2019

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, ...
04:42, 05/03/2019

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01:00, 08/09/2019

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-...
03:42, 05/31/2019

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...
18:14, 09/03/2019

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 sa...
01:00, 09/05/2019

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...
02:28, 06/15/2019

Norway's KLP bans alcohol, gambling investments from pension funds KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and bonds in such firms ...
08:42, 05/28/2019

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 change...
04:14, 06/07/2019

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 low...
02:14, 06/27/2019

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...
09:42, 06/06/2019

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 econ...
22:28, 05/08/2019

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 Austral...
17:00, 07/19/2019

Japan's Abe in hot seat after pension report highlights an '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 pe...
11:00, 06/19/2019

Judge: Pension plan analysis wrongfully withheld from public FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge shed light on Gov. Matt Bevin’s original plan to revamp the state’s pension systems in a ruling th...
22:28, 05/10/2019

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 ...
02:00, 09/01/2019

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 res...
07:42, 09/08/2019

Australia's AMP hit with class-action lawsuit from pension account holders Australian law firm Maurice Blackburn said on Thursday it has filed a class-action lawsuit against wealth manager AMP Ltd on the behalf of all AMP su...
03:00, 05/30/2019

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 releas...
04:14, 06/25/2019

'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 pro...
09:00, 08/07/2019

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 t...
13:00, 06/05/2019

India becomes investment darling for sovereign wealth and pension funds Sovereign wealth funds are piling into India, buying stakes in everything from airports to renewable energy, attracted by political stability, a grow...
08:56, 06/21/2019

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 d...
20:14, 07/01/2019

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 gre...
19:14, 07/02/2019

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...
03:56, 09/06/2019

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 pe...
21:14, 06/19/2019

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 ...
02:14, 06/20/2019

‘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 th...
15:56, 05/12/2019

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 quiet...
19:42, 07/05/2019

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 no...
08:42, 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 i...
18:28, 06/12/2019

GOP leaders: Bevin lacks votes to pass pension bill in House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Some top Republican lawmakers in Kentucky say GOP Gov. Matt Bevin hasn’t lined up enough votes yet to pass his pension bi...
00:42, 05/07/2019

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...
17:00, 09/03/2019

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 foss...
19:00, 05/22/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazilian assets rise on pension prospects, U.S. Fed remarks Brazil's real and stocks rose on Wednesday due to government efforts to overhaul pension reform, while dovish remarks by U.S. Federal Reserve chief s...
16:56, 07/10/2019

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 mi...
23:28, 04/30/2019

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, ...
09:00, 07/28/2019

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 expectat...
23:00, 07/10/2019

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....
12:00, 09/05/2019

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 t...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Brazil lower house approves pension overhaul in second round of voting Brazil's lower house of Congress early on Wednesday approved the text of a far-reaching pension reform bill in a second round of voting, 370-124, as ...
15:28, 08/07/2019

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 pe...
00:28, 05/09/2019

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 foss...
17:28, 05/22/2019

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...
05:42, 07/10/2019

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 pens...
21:42, 09/13/2019

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 R...
20:42, 06/12/2019

Australia banking watchdog slaps compliance orders on AMP pension fund units Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said it had issued directions and license conditions on AMP Ltd's pension fund units to force it to comply wit...
00:28, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-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 t...
04:56, 05/24/2019

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...
06:42, 06/14/2019

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 s...
22:14, 05/24/2019

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 pa...
06:00, 07/11/2019

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, deli...
06:56, 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 it...
23:56, 07/04/2019

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 “pl...
21:42, 07/13/2019

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...
19:14, 08/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Norway's pension fund KLP bans investment in alcohol, gambling firms KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, said on Tuesday it will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and b...
08:42, 05/28/2019

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 t...
18:56, 06/17/2019

Canadian pension fund Caisse replaces lending unit CEO after ethical failures Canada's second-largest pension fund said on Tuesday it had replaced the chief executive and overhauled the board of its commercial real estate lendi...
23:56, 05/28/2019

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 ame...
10:28, 07/13/2019

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 statemen...
12:42, 05/02/2019

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 t...
15:56, 07/07/2019

Brazil government confident of lower house pension reform vote before July 18 recess Brazil's government expects the lower house of Congress to vote on pension reform before lawmakers break for recess on July 18, presidential spokesma...
18:56, 06/25/2019

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 ame...
06:00, 07/13/2019

Brazil lawmakers open pension debate as Bolsonaro pushes private savings accounts Brazil's congressional committee on pension reform began debating a revised bill on Tuesday, as President Jair Bolsonaro urged lawmakers to rethink t...
19:14, 06/18/2019

Brazil lower house approves pension overhaul in second round, eyes passage by Senate Brazil's lower house of Congress early on Wednesday approved the text of a far-reaching pension reform bill in a second round of voting, and eyed fin...
02:42, 08/08/2019

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...
17:28, 07/10/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-China relief helps Latam FX rise, Brazil's pension reforms eyed Latin American currencies broadly firmed against the dollar on Thursday, as surprisingly upbeat trade data from China and hints that Beijing official...
17:28, 08/08/2019

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 che...
18:14, 07/08/2019

RPT-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 syste...
13:28, 07/12/2019

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 syste...
04:14, 07/12/2019

Texas pension fund, PAAMCO Prisma back new hedge fund Two major institutional investors are backing Cinctive Capital, a new hedge fund being launched later this year by industry veterans Richard Schimel ...
02:56, 05/09/2019

UAW Calls For Strike Against GM Capping a summer of tense negotiations between the UAW and Detroit’s Big Three, the union today called for a nationwide strike as they push for highe...
19:56, 09/15/2019

What is the menopause and when does it strike? It’s a natural part of the female life cycle – so why don’t we talk more about the menopause, its debilitating effects and possible mitigation?The me...
09:56, 08/26/2019

UAW says it will strike GM tonight The union’s roughly 46,000 hourly members at General Motors plan to walk off the line at 11:59 p.m. EDT on Sunday. “This is our last resort,” Terry D...
19:56, 09/15/2019

These Are the U.S. Counties Where Measles Could Strike Next Like every single live-action Disney movie out this year, measles is making the comeback no one asked for. Already, there have been more than 700 cas...
05:14, 05/10/2019

GM autoworkers go on nationwide strike General Motors employees went on strike nationwide Monday following the expiration of the company's collective bargaining contract with the United Au...
16:42, 09/16/2019

Autoworkers Union Goes on Strike Against G.M. The union and G.M. remain far apart on most of the major issues on the table. The strike plan was authorized at a meeting of U.A.W. regional leaders ...
07:28, 09/16/2019

Andrew Cancio: ‘I’ve got to strike while it’s hot right now’ Ahead of his crucial WBA title rematch with Alberto Machado, Andrew Cancio is still putting in shifts at the Southern California Gas Company. He spea...
22:00, 06/19/2019

Angry MLB players could strike without big changes The next labor showdown is already in full force, and the phrase ‘work stoppage’ is already being thrown around. Amid a free-agency marke...
20:00, 07/10/2019

BA cancels 'nearly 100% of flights' in pilot strike over pay Balpa union calls 48-hour walkout with further action planned for 27 SeptemberThe first-ever strike by British Airways pilots started at midnight on ...
19:14, 09/09/2019

Alitalia cancels more than 300 flights due to strike MILAN (AP) — Italy’s struggling airline Alitalia has canceled over 300 flights because of a 24-hour strike called to protest deteriorating cond...
13:14, 05/21/2019

'Oh my God, how can we do this?': An oral history of the 1994 MLB strike Twenty-five years ago today, all major league games were canceled. Ultimately, the World Series would be lost too. On the anniversary of that infamou...
01:42, 08/13/2019

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 16...
06:42, 07/12/2019

UAW says GM’s offer came too late to avoid strike The United Auto Workers’ top negotiator said in a letter to General Motors that a strike could have been averted had the company made its latest offe...
23:14, 09/16/2019

Hong Kong Paralyzed by Strike Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said the city was becoming dangerous and unstable, condemning violent protests in her first public comments in two week...
07:56, 08/05/2019

CGT leadership announces 24-hour strike for May 29 CGT leaders announce sixth strike of Macri administration's time in office, to take place in two weeks time. Walk-out is in protest at government's e...
21:28, 05/15/2019

BA pilots to strike from midnight in dispute about pay Balpa union calls 48-hour walkout with further action planned for 27 SeptemberThe first-ever strike by British Airways pilots is set to start at midn...
21:42, 09/08/2019

SAS says 6-day pilot strike cost it $68 million COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines says that a six-day pilot strike that led to the cancellation of 4,000 flights and affected more tha...
13:00, 05/28/2019

MLB roundup: Red Sox strike out 24, still lose to Rockies Mark Reynolds hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the top of the 11th inning as the Colorado Rockies overcame a near-historic number of strikeouts to bea...
07:00, 05/15/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers strike for better pay Uber and Lyft drivers went on a nationwide strike and urged riders to boycott the services Wednesday in an effort to urge the companies to increase w...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Uber drivers strike over pay and conditions Protests take place in UK, US, Brazil and Australia as ride-hailing app prepares for stock market debutUber drivers have gone on strike in the UK, US...
23:14, 05/08/2019

Swiss women go on strike over inequality Switzerland is one of the lowest-ranked countries in the West in terms of wage equality. Public workers in Zürich have disputed that supporting the s...
08:42, 06/14/2019

The Morning After: Amazon Prime Day strike Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Morning, there! Did you join the not-so-secret society of Instant Pot owners following those Amazon Prime Day ...
12:56, 07/16/2019

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 corrupti...
22:42, 09/16/2019

GM strike could affect far more than autoworkers and company If the GM strike lasts more than a few days, it could impact far more than the company and the thousands of UAW workers walking the picket line ...
21:28, 09/16/2019

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 contrac...
15:00, 09/16/2019

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 th...
10:00, 09/16/2019

How to Support the Amazon Prime Day Strike For the second year in a row, Amazon workers are planning to strike on Prime Day. In 2018, Amazon warehouse workers in Germany, Poland, and Spain wen...
20:42, 07/12/2019

Autoworkers Union Calls for Strike Against G.M. The union and G.M. remain far apart on most of the major issues on the table. The strike plan was authorized at a meeting of U.A.W. regional leaders ...
05:28, 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 i...
03:56, 07/16/2019

Strike Brett Gardner Down, And He Will Only Become More Powerful When he gets upset about poor umpiring, Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner has been doing ... whatever it is he’s doing in that GIF above. Some might c...
20:56, 08/19/2019

UAW will not extend GM contract, but no decision on strike The United Auto Workers said late on Saturday that it will not extend its contract with General Motors Co that was set to expire in hours, but would ...
02:56, 09/15/2019

GM autoworkers strike in dispute over conditions Some 49,000 employees in the US walked out after contract talks on pay and benefits with General Motors came to a grinding halt. It marks the first n...
11:42, 09/16/2019

Lightning strike at PGA tournament injures 6 At least five people were injured after lightning struck a tree at the Tour Championship golf tournament in Atlanta, police and the organizers said o...
12:56, 08/25/2019

GM auto workers go on nationwide strike General Motors employees went on strike nationwide Monday following the expiration of the company's collective bargaining contract with the United Au...
13:42, 09/16/2019

Sudan: 4 killed on first day of general strike At least four people were killed by Sudanese security forces Sunday as the opposition began a general strike that has emptied many of the capital's s...
10:14, 06/10/2019

About 48,000 UAW members strike against General Motors The strike, depending on its length, could easily cost GM hundreds of millions of dollars. The last time the union declared a strike at GM was in 200...
10:28, 09/16/2019

UAW to strike against GM starting Sunday evening The United Auto Workers (UAW) said that its members will go on strike against General Motors Co as of Sunday evening, after a lack of progress in con...
19:00, 09/15/2019

Scandinavia's SAS looking at ways to end pilot strike The CEO of Scandinavian airline SAS has told negotiators to thrash out what concessions the company could make to end a pilots strike that has disrup...
16:00, 04/29/2019

Fan of canceled ‘The OA’ goes on hunger strike outside Netflix HQ It’s one thing to complain on Twitter about your favorite TV show ending. But a fan of the canceled sci-fi mystery series “The OA” ...
00:28, 08/29/2019

Nearly all British Airways flights canceled due to strike British Airways says it was forced to cancel nearly all of their flights for Monday and Tuesday after the British pilots union went ahead with a stri...
10:42, 09/09/2019

Ryanair says no flight disruption so far from UK pilot strike All Ryanair flights to and from British and Irish airports have departed without disruption so far on Thursday, the airline said, adding it also exp...
13:56, 08/22/2019

New Zealand Teachers Have Gone on a ‘Mega-Strike’ for Higher Pay More than 50,000 teachers across New Zealand took to the streets on strike Wednesday to demand pay rises and better working conditions following frui...
09:28, 05/29/2019

Trump Stopped Strike on Iran Because It Was ‘Not Proportionate’ President Trump said “we were cocked and loaded to retaliate” after Iran struck an American drone, but he said the 150 predicted deaths was not a pro...
20:56, 06/21/2019

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 ju...
10:00, 09/16/2019

| Nearly 40 killed in air strike on Libya migrant centre Nearly 40 migrants were killed in an air strike in their detention centre in a Tripoli suburb blamed on Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who has been...
15:14, 07/03/2019

Uber drivers in UK cities strike over pay and conditions Drivers to take part in global protest on eve of ride-hailing app’s flotation on stock marketHundreds of Uber drivers in Britain are to go on strike ...
03:56, 05/08/2019

| Palestinians protest, strike over US peace plan Thousands of Palestinians demonstrated throughout the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip against the launch of the US administration's Middle East...
03:42, 06/26/2019

At Least 42 Killed, Dozens Wounded In Libya Air Strike At least 42 people were killed and dozens wounded in an air strike targeting a town hall meeting in southern Libya, a local official and the UN-recog...
18:14, 08/05/2019

Cheers and honking horns greet first day of UAW strike against GM Willie Elzy has been readying for a possible strike against General Motors Co for months and, pointing to a parking lot full of freshly built pickup ...
18:28, 09/16/2019

Florida Man Arrested In Helicopter Laser Strike A Florida man was arrested Wednesday for shining a laser light at a sheriff’s helicopter. Just after 9:30 p.m., the Manatee County Sheriff̵...
04:42, 05/18/2019

Eyeing IPO riches, Uber drivers go on strike in U.K. and U.S. Uber drivers in London and New York started a day of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that i...
14:42, 05/08/2019

The Secret History of the Push to Strike Iran Hawks in Israel and America have spent more than a decade agitating for war against the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program. Will Trump finally delive...
11:28, 09/04/2019

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's ...
13:14, 06/02/2019

Restaurants Strike Back in Food-Delivery War While the U.S. online food-delivery market continues to burn hot, data suggests growth in restaurants offering the service may be slowing. That could...
13:14, 07/15/2019

Smith, Orioles strike early in 7-2 win over Diamondbacks Dwight Smith Jr. hit a three-run home run, Dylan Bundy pitched six solid innings and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-2  &...
08:00, 07/24/2019

“I’m really thankful I’m still alive” – boy survives lightning strike (KHNL) Three people were struck by lightning during severe weather Tuesday night, in a rare occurrence that prompted Honolulu, Hawaii city officials ...
21:28, 06/27/2019

Rideshare passengers in Atlanta react to strike Drivers for Uber and Lyft went on strike in several cities across the country, turning off their apps for hours, to demand better wages. (May 8) ...
02:42, 05/09/2019

Uber drivers eye IPO riches, call for strike in U.S. and UK Some Uber Technologies Inc drivers in the United States and Britain said they will strike on Wednesday, protesting what they call low pay a day befor...
07:00, 05/08/2019

NVIDIA's new RTX Super cards are a pre-emptive strike on AMD With AMD's next generation of GPUs just days away, NVIDIA is making good on its drawn-out tease with a trio of new graphics cards: the RTX 2060 ...
18:00, 07/02/2019

Jihadis celebrate 9/11 anniversary, vow to strike America again Pro-ISIS and pro-Al-Qaeda channels on the Telegram messaging app have been inundated with posts relating to 9/11, including threats and calls for Mus...
02:14, 09/12/2019

Rockies Strike Out 24 Times, Still Manage To Beat Red Sox Tuesday night the Colorado Rockies became the third team since 1908 to strike out at least 24 times in a major league game and also win. They did it ...
11:28, 05/15/2019

Scandinavian Airlines strike in 4th day, affecting thousands A pilots’ strike at Scandinavian Airlines has entered its fourth day with the carrier being forced to cancel 1,213 flights Monday and Tuesday, affect...
12:28, 04/29/2019

‘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 coul...
14:42, 09/16/2019

Auto workers strike against GM in contract dispute More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walk off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines as contract talks with the company ...
15:00, 09/16/2019

The White House Wants To Strike Back At California California might not be allowed to set zero-emissions standards anymore, GM workers in South Korea are about to strike, and automakers are desperate ...
23:14, 09/06/2019

Kushner tries to strike bipartisan asylum deal Jared Kushner is working with Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin and GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham to try and broker a bipartisan deal on asylum laws, which could...
03:42, 06/20/2019

SAS grounds more flights as pilot strike continues Scandinavian airline SAS canceled hundreds of flights scheduled for Sunday as a pilot strike entered its second day, disrupting the travel plans of t...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Around 200 Norway oil workers threaten strike from June 4 Around 200 Norwegian offshore oil and gas workers plan to go on strike on June 4 unless wage negotiations lead to a deal with with employers, the Led...
12:56, 05/29/2019

Massive lightning strike at the Tour Championship Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship, showering the area with debris, Atlanta police said. ...
12:28, 08/25/2019

Strike-hit airline SAS cancels 504 flights on Wednesday SAS said it was cancelling 504 flights scheduled for Wednesday, affecting about 47,000 passengers, as much of its fleet remained grounded for a fifth...
13:28, 04/30/2019

Trump says he halted U.S. strike on Iran over possible casualties U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he called off a planned military strike against Iran because it would have been a disproportionate respons...
16:14, 06/21/2019

More than 100 flights canceled as Hong Kong goes on strike People are striking and protesting across seven districts of Hong Kong, in the most ambitious and wide-ranging day of demonstrations this summer. Fol...
05:00, 08/05/2019

11,000 People Who Prepare Your Airline Food Are Considering a Strike A shortage of controllers hastened the end of the government shutdown this year. Now catering employees hope a similar dynamic will help them win bet...
19:00, 06/04/2019

NASA gameplans massive asteroid strike World governments have been concerned for decades about a potential asteroid collision and the chaos it would cause Earth. Now, the actions of what a...
18:42, 04/29/2019

SAS stock hit by DnB downgrade as pilot strike enters fifth day DnB Markets lowered its rating on SAS as a pilot strike stretched into its fifth day with no resumption of talks in sight, sending the Scandinavian a...
13:28, 04/30/2019

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 ...
15:56, 08/30/2019

'Lefty' feels the heat after lightning strike Golf great Phil Mickelson has been finding it a struggle on the course in recent weeks so could have done without a freak occurrence which left his p...
02:15, 08/19/2019

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 ...
04:28, 09/14/2019

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone...
23:56, 05/24/2019

Mass strike shuts down city of 2M people The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike call...
11:42, 06/10/2019

| Schmidt hopes to strike right balance for World Cup Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt hopes he gets the balance of his squad right for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, admitting he failed to do so four years ago...
00:14, 09/01/2019

Obamas Strike Podcasting Deal With Spotify Spotify struck a deal for Higher Ground, the entertainment-production company started by Barack and Michelle Obama, to develop and produce podcasts t...
03:00, 06/07/2019

Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality GENEVA (AP) — Women across Switzerland are walking off the job and staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and less sexual harass...
11:00, 06/14/2019

Turkey says air strike hit Syria convoy, killed three Turkey said an air strike on a Turkish military convoy in northwest Syria killed three civilians and wounded 12 on Monday as Syrian troops advanced a...
04:28, 08/20/2019

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...
20:28, 07/08/2019

Lightning strike at Tour Championship causes 6 injuries ATLANTA (AP) — Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain ...
02:56, 08/26/2019

Barges strike dam on Arkansas River in Oklahoma Two barges that broke loose on the swollen Arkansas River have struck a dam in Oklahoma, and at least one sank into the river. Near Crescent, erosion...
00:14, 05/24/2019

Computer outages strike US airlines about once a month WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. airline industry suffers about one technology outage per month, most of them serious enough to disrupt flights. However, r...
00:28, 06/13/2019

More Than 100 Believed Killed In Yemen Air Strike: Report More than 100 people are believed to have been killed when the Saudi-led coalition fighting Huthi rebels launched an air strike on a detention centre...
21:28, 09/01/2019

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Under...
11:14, 06/12/2019

Trump says he does not need congressional approval to strike Iran President Trump said on Monday that he believes he has the authority to launch a military operation against Iran without congressional approval. Trum...
07:14, 06/25/2019

Real Madrid Are Spending Big To Strike Fear Once Again Three managers in one season; a distant third place in La Liga; an early come-from-ahead Champions League exit; the continued ignominy of paying Gare...
19:56, 06/13/2019

Volkswagen and SEC Are Told to Strike Deal on Lawsuit A federal judge ordered Volkswagen and the SEC to seek a settlement over allegations the auto maker defrauded U.S. investors, rather than continue an...
07:00, 08/18/2019

Hurricane on track for Florida after strike in Caribbean Hurricane Dorian poses an increasing menace to Florida as it pushes over open waters after doing limited damage in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands...
15:14, 08/29/2019

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 o...
21:14, 09/13/2019

Swiss women strike to demand equal pay Planned events include giant picnics and pram marches, culminating in demonstrationsWomen across Switzerland are walking off the job and into the str...
12:00, 06/14/2019

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.   ...
21:28, 09/16/2019

Two Major Saudi Oil Installations Hit by Drone Strike Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed responsibility. It was not clear how badly damaged the facilities were, but the attacks could disrupt world oil supplie...
23:14, 09/14/2019

Ryanair has no flight disruptions from UK pilots strike Ryanair flights to and from Britain were running as scheduled as some of its British-based pilots began a three-day strike which the airline said it...
19:42, 09/02/2019

The Latest: Trump says he’s in ‘no hurry’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 8:10 p.m. ...
09:56, 06/22/2019

Students in Hong Kong Strike on First Day of Classes Tens of thousands of students in Hong Kong participated in a widespread strike by boycotting their first day of classes Monday. They joined hundreds ...
21:42, 09/02/2019

Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey Several Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prison inmates in Turkey have ended their hunger strike, heeding a call from jailed militant leader Abdull...
17:14, 05/26/2019

| Nigeria call off Nations Cup bonus strike Nigeria have suspended a training strike over unpaid bonuses at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt following last-minute pleas by the country's footb...
21:42, 06/25/2019

Why Uber Drivers Will Strike Around the World on Wednesday We’re just days out from Uber making its multibillion-dollar move to the New York Stock Exchange and thousands of drivers from around the world are p...
22:14, 05/07/2019

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, so...
07:14, 09/15/2019

UAW Strike Could Cost General Motors $100 Million a Day With no vehicles being built, the walkout involving roughly 46,000 full-time workers could dent GM’s profit by $50 million to $100 million daily, ana...
21:00, 09/16/2019

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, a...
03:28, 09/04/2019

Tube workers to strike over FA Cup final weekend Tube maintenance and engineering workers are to stage a three-day strike over the weekend of the FA Cup final later this month in a row over safety, ...
08:42, 05/02/2019

| More than 100 killed in air strike on Yemen prison: Red Cross More than 100 people are believed to have been killed in an air strike by the Saudi-led military coalition on a detention centre in Yemen, says the I...
23:56, 09/01/2019

Insigne's late strike gives second-placed Napoli win over Cagliari "May 5 (Reuters) - Lorenzo Insigne\u0027s 98th-minute penalty helped Napoli secure second place in Serie A with a 2-1 home win over Cagliari on Sunda...
02:14, 05/06/2019

Over 100 Killed In Air Strike On Yemen Prison: Report More than 100 people are believed to have been killed in an air strike by the Saudi-led military coalition on a detention centre in Yemen, the Intern...
03:28, 09/02/2019

Israeli forces strike Syria air base — report Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian air base, killing a soldier and wounding two others, said Syria's state media. If confirmed, it would be the ...
02:00, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Strike would cut Norway's oil and gas output by 11% per day -industry body Norway's oil and gas output could be cut by about 440,000 barrels of oil equivalents per day, or about 11% of total production, if workers go on stri...
11:42, 06/03/2019

| 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...
23:56, 05/30/2019

IAF Removes Restrictions On Air Routes Imposed After Balakot Strike All temporary restrictions imposed on air routes over India's airspace after the Balakot air strike have been lifted, the Air Force said on Friday. T...
04:56, 06/01/2019

Another suspected Israeli strike in Lebanon as war fears intensify Airstrikes against locations tied to Iranian-backed groups in Iraq, Lebanon and Syria in the space of just over a day have raised concerns about a re...
23:56, 08/26/2019

Lightning strike at golf's PGA Tour Championship injures 6 Storm clouds rolled in, players were pulled off the course, and fans told to seek shelter — but that didn't stop lightning strikes from showering deb...
05:42, 08/25/2019

6 Injured in Lightning Strike at PGA Tour Championship in Atlanta A half-dozen people were injured, including one of the tournament’s vendors, after lightning struck a tree near the 16th tee during a weather delay. ...
16:28, 08/25/2019

Yemeni rebels use drones to strike oil pipeline, Saudis say The attack targeted the oil facilities of state-owned oil giant Aramco, Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said. It came two days after four oil tankers,...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Row Over PM Modi's "Cloud Can Help Us Escape Radar" Comment On Air Strike Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comment in an interview that he suggested that clouds and rain can prevent Pakistani radars from detecting Indian figh...
10:28, 05/12/2019

Nepal on high alert for general strike after explosions KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Security forces in Nepal are on high alert amid a general strike called by an outlawed communist group suspected in a series ...
06:28, 05/27/2019

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 al...
13:28, 06/24/2019

British Airways cancels nearly all flights due to pilot strike In a statement Monday, the airline said it had “no way of predicting how many (pilots) would come to work or which aircraft they are qualified to fly...
14:56, 09/09/2019

The Latest: Trump: US was ‘cocked and loaded’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 9:25 a.m. ...
16:42, 06/21/2019

Tom Cotton backs Trump on canceled Iran strike Sen. Tom Cotton on Sunday backed President Donald Trump’s decision not to retaliate militarily against Iran last week but urged the administration to...
17:00, 06/23/2019

Lightning Strike At PGA Tour Championship Injures Six Spectators Six people were injured at East Lake Golf Club on Saturday when lightning struck a tree near the south end of the course. The incident occurred less ...
20:56, 08/25/2019

Yemen's Houthi rebels strike Saudi airport Houthi rebels have attacked a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia for the second time in less than two weeks. The Houthis said the strike was in retalia...
01:28, 06/24/2019

A sex strike is not enough: women need to down tools completely | Suzanne Moore The idea proposed last week by Alyssa Milano won’t cut it. To assert their worth, women should refuse to fulfil the unpaid labour expected by society...
23:56, 05/13/2019

US called off retaliatory strike against Iran in last minute: source The United States made a last-minute decision to call off retaliatory strikes against Iran in response to the downing Thursday of a Navy drone that W...
12:42, 06/21/2019

Israel says air strike in Syria sent 'no immunity' message to Iran Israel said on Sunday an air strike against an arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guards in Syria that it accused of planning "killer drone attacks" showed ...
21:42, 08/25/2019

British Airways cancels ‘nearly 100% of flights’ in pilot strike over pay British Airways has canceled almost all of its flights as a result of a 48-hour strike by the carrier’s pilots over pay – leading to widespread trave...
14:56, 09/09/2019

British Airways grounds nearly all flights as pilots strike British Airways says it has had to cancel almost all its flights on Monday and Tuesday, affecting as many as 195,000 travelers, due to a strike by pi...
15:42, 09/09/2019

U.S. Prepared to Strike Iran Before Approval Was Abruptly Withdrawn (WASHINGTON) — A U.S. official said the military made preparations Thursday night for limited strikes on Iran in retaliation for the downing of...
07:42, 06/21/2019

Iran-Allied Rebels Strike Saudi Airport A missile fired Wednesday by Iran-allied militias in Yemen injured 26 civilians in Saudi Arabia, according to a U.S.-backed military coalition fighti...
17:14, 06/12/2019

Sudan's protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan's capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resign...
14:56, 06/09/2019

US teacher strikes generated victories. So why are they ready to strike again? Many say authorities have reneged on agreements and schools are still facing low pay, poor working conditions and shortagesThe new school year has ju...
10:42, 08/30/2019

Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey A Kurdish politician has announced the end of a hunger strike by prisoners demanding improved conditions for Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader o...
14:28, 05/26/2019

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for suggesting that a missile be sent to “blow u...
05:00, 06/16/2019

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of t...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Abdullah Öcalan supporters end hunger strike after request Thousands of inmates in Turkish prisons and politicians have ended their hunger strike, after a call from jailed Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Öcalan...
01:28, 05/27/2019

All-India Doctors' Strike Tomorrow: Your 10-Point Guide Parts of the country are bracing for a strike by doctors tomorrow - to be held in solidarity with the doctors in Bengal, who after six days of protes...
19:42, 06/16/2019

Four Killed In Separate Incidents Of Lightning Strike In Chhattisgarh Four people, including two brothers, were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike during rain and thunderstorm in northern part of Chhattisg...
19:42, 06/16/2019

Sudan opposition pushes ahead with two-day strike from Tuesday Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups said on Monday that it will push ahead with a general two-day strike starting on Tuesday after talk...
00:00, 05/28/2019

Bird strike may have triggered software issue in second 737 Max crash Investigators might know what triggered the software panic aboard an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max before its fatal crash, and it could be something Boe...
18:42, 05/21/2019

Pay, time, respect: nearly three decades on, Swiss women strike again Women from across Swiss society plan to take to the streets this Friday for a nationwide strike aimed at highlighting the country's poor record on de...
11:56, 06/14/2019

Sudan talks resume as protest strike suspended Sudan's military council and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council. The opposition alliance has al...
13:28, 06/12/2019

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursd...
23:42, 05/22/2019

Hurricane Dorian on track for Florida after strike in Caribbean Dorian is expected to grow into a potentially devastating Category 3 hurricane before hitting the U.S. mainland late Sunday or early Monday somewhere...
19:42, 08/29/2019

Greta Thunberg Staged Her First Strike on American Soil In August last year, teen activist Greta Thunberg began a solitary climate protest on the steps of the Swedish parliament ever Friday. In January thi...
20:42, 08/30/2019

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 un...
13:28, 08/31/2019

Doctors' Strike Conspiracy Of The Left, BJP, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah of encouraging his party workers to create c...
01:28, 06/14/2019

Envoy says Sudan talks to resume as strike suspended Sudan's military and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council, an Ethiopian envoy said on Tuesday, as...
22:14, 06/11/2019

Some shops reopen in Sudan’s cities despite strike call Shops and businesses have reopened and some traffic returned to the streets of Sudan’s capital of Khartoum and another major city despite calls by pr...
22:42, 06/10/2019

Reds strike out 14, beat short-handed Brewers 3-0 Sonny Gray and three Cincinnati relievers held down the Milwaukee Brewers, who were missing Christian Yelich because of back spasms, in the Reds&apos...
06:28, 05/22/2019

"Strike On Encephalitis, Please": RJD's Jibe At Amit Shah After Tweet 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 ...
15:56, 06/17/2019

KLM cancels 6 flights in Amsterdam for ground crew strike KLM, the Dutch subsidiary of Air France, cancelled six flights at Amsterdam's Schiphol on Wednesday morning as its ground crews held a spot strike, t...
09:28, 09/04/2019

Weekend strike at Barcelona airport cancels at least 124 flights Spain's largest airline, Vueling, has canceled 112 flights scheduled for Saturday and Sunday because of a strike by ground staff at Barcelona's El Pr...
16:28, 08/23/2019

British Airways pilots to strike for three days in September Airline says industrial action over pay will disrupt plans of ‘tens of thousands’ of passengersPilots at British Airways will go on strike for three ...
05:14, 08/24/2019

Louvre reopens after staff go on strike amid overcrowding PARIS — The Louvre museum in Paris reopened to the public Wednesday after being shut down for a day when workers complained about overcrowding and wa...
18:28, 05/29/2019

Norwegian oil workers agree pay deal, averting strike Norwegian oil workers struck a wage deal with employers on Tuesday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have cut production by 440,000 barre...
05:14, 06/04/2019

Six spectators hurt after lightning strike at Tour Championship Six spectators were injured when lightning struck a tree during the third round at the Tour Championship in Atlanta on Saturday, the PGA Tour said in...
03:42, 08/25/2019

Lightning strike at golf's PGA Tour Championship injures six Storm clouds rolled in, players were pulled off the course, and fans told to seek shelter — but that didn't stop lightning strikes from showering deb...
04:00, 08/25/2019

Supplier to Ford, FCA, Tesla faces possible strike Friday Nearly 2,000 UAW hourly workers at a Faurecia plant in Saline, Mich., are prepared to strike at 12:01 a.m. Friday as contract talks continue into the...
20:56, 06/20/2019

Sudan’s army, protesters strike some deals in negotiations KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling generals and the protesters who drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month say they’re ma...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Several injured by massive lightning strike at PGA Tour Championship Six spectators were struck by lightning at the PGA Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta Saturday. All were taken to a nearby hospital ...
05:14, 08/25/2019

Norway to shut at least 2 oilfields in case of strike -industry Oil and gas production at Norway's Draugen and Gjoea fields will have to close down from June 4 if oil workers go on strike, a spokesman for industry...
16:00, 05/29/2019

She’s on a Hunger Strike in an Iranian Jail. He’s Joining In, From London. The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been held in Iran since 2016, has camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy to demand her release....
18:56, 06/19/2019

Public transport strike: Delays at Amsterdam’s airport BRUSSELS (AP) — Amsterdam’s busy Schiphol Airport is warning passengers about likely delays due to a nationwide public transport strike. Most D...
13:00, 05/28/2019

Indian doctors call off strike after safety assurances Doctors in India's eastern state of West Bengal called off a strike late on Monday after authorities promised improved hospital security, ending a we...
21:42, 06/17/2019

New ransomware strike kicks 23 Texas agencies offline Authorities are examining a new ransomware attack in Texas that has taken nearly two dozen government agencies offline -- the latest in a string of d...
07:00, 08/21/2019

Ryanair avoids mass cancellations despite pilots' strike Low-cost airline Ryanair has said flights will go ahead as scheduled on Thursday and Friday, despite plans by UK pilots to strike over working c...
18:14, 08/21/2019

| Sudan braces for strike as protesters pile on pressure Sudan is bracing for a two-day nationwide strike called by protesters to pile pressure on the military to hand power to a civilian administration as ...
20:56, 05/28/2019

Air strike hits warehouse co-owned by Italy's ENI in Libya A storehouse belonging to Libya's Mellitah Oil & Gas, a joint-venture between the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Italy's ENI, was damaged in an a...
04:00, 06/19/2019

Soccer: Nicholson strike gives Jamaica win over United States A goal from Shamar Nicholson early in the second half gave Jamaica a 1-0 win over the United States in a warm-up match for the Gold Cup on Wednesday....
09:42, 06/06/2019

Advocates aim for 1.5 million students in 2nd 'Global Climate Strike' Hundreds of thousands of students around the world are expected to take part in a global event Friday to draw attention to the fight against climate ...
18:14, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Around 200 Norwegian oil workers threaten strike from June 4 Around 200 Norwegian offshore oil and gas workers plan to go on strike on June 4 unless wage negotiations lead to a deal with employers, the Lederne ...
12:56, 05/29/2019

EVA Air attendants strike halts flights for 1,000s in Taiwan TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A strike by flight attendants at EVA Air, Taiwan’s second-largest airline, has left thousands of passengers scrambling fo...
07:28, 06/21/2019

United Auto Workers Calls for Strike at 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 leaders...
05:56, 09/16/2019

Amazon workers' Prime Day strike begins in Minnesota Amazon workers in Minnesota and Germany are striking as Prime Day kicks off, in a stand against working conditions and wage practices. The action in ...
21:28, 07/15/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers strike during rush-hour Uber and Lyft drivers participated in a two-hour strike on Wednesday morning as part of a nationwide protest of Uber's treatment of drivers. &#...
20:42, 05/08/2019

Alaska labor deal reached to end 10-day ferry strike Alaska officials and the union for striking boat workers have reached a deal to end a walkout that has shut down the state's ferry system for 10 days...
03:14, 08/04/2019

Sudanese threaten general strike in standoff with military The organizers of Sudan’s protests have threatened of a general strike and civil disobedience as tensions with the ruling military council heightened...
12:14, 05/01/2019

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 negotiation...
15:56, 07/10/2019

What the Strike Ahead of Uber’s IPO Exposes About American Inequality The instant Uber shares start trading on the New York Stock Exchange Friday, lots of people and groups are going to make millions—and in some c...
19:56, 05/07/2019

Argentina: Thousands launch anti-austerity strike President Mauricio Macri agreed to cut government spending last year in exchange for a loan from the International Monetary Fund. His popularity has ...
16:14, 05/01/2019

As talks falter, UAW calls first national strike against GM since 2007 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...
19:00, 09/15/2019

Sena Calls For Burqa Ban: "Will Need As Much Daring As 'Surgical Strike'" The Shiv Sena on Wednesday called for a ban on the use of burqa by women of a particular community as it threw its weight behind a similar plan being...
09:14, 05/01/2019

Norway oil rig workers in wage deal, preventing strike Norwegian labour unions and oil rig owners agreed a wage deal on Friday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have halted some of the Nordic ...
05:14, 06/28/2019

Pak Opens Its Airspace, Closed Since Balakot Strike: Report Pakistan opened its airspace for all civilian traffic on Tuesday morning, removing the ban on Indian flights that were not allowed to use majority of...
04:00, 07/16/2019

Highlights of crazy Stage 19 as Bernal and hail strike "Egan Bernal had a day to remember on a dramatic Stage 19 which had to be cancelled due to a hail storm in the latest turn at the 2019 Tour de France...
03:56, 07/27/2019

U.S. Ride Share Drivers Will Strike On May 8th Ahead of Uber IPO Uber and Lyft drivers in major U.S. cities have united to strike during peak hours on Wednesday May 8th for two hours from 7AM to 9AM local time, acc...
22:56, 05/04/2019

Greek far-left extremist in hospital after hunger strike Officials say a far-left Greek extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of assassinations is in the hospital following a five-day hunger strike o...
16:28, 05/07/2019

British Airways pilots threaten first strike since the 1970s British Airways pilots have voted by a big majority to strike, escalating a pay dispute with the airline that could throw the summer travel season in...
00:00, 07/24/2019

Lightning strike injures up to 12 people in South Carolina A lightning strike on the Fourth of July injured as many as a dozen people near a South Carolina sand bar, according to reports. The incident was rep...
03:14, 07/05/2019

Union votes to strike at General Motors’ US plants DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday that its roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. would go on strike...
23:01, 09/15/2019

GM strike risk rises as UAW contract deadline looms For UAW rank-and-file emboldened by a U.S. president who’s criticized the company for closing plants and cutting workers, there are at least even odd...
17:42, 09/11/2019

Rights group: 3,000 prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey A Turkish human rights group says close to 3,000 prisoners have joined a hunger strike to press authorities to end the alleged isolation in jail of K...
15:42, 04/30/2019

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 s...
18:14, 07/15/2019

UN Security Council delays response to Libya air strike The United Nations Security Council has failed to deliver a joint statement on the bombing of a migrant detention center in the Libyan capital, Tripo...
06:00, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong strike: Can protesters shut down the city? Protesters in Hong Kong are calling for civil servants to stay home on Monday as a sign of solidarity with the pro-democracy movement. However, civil...
19:28, 08/02/2019

Judge orders end to strike at GM supplier Nemak in Canada Unifor officials at both the national and local level declined to say what they intend to do next, beyond reviewing the ruling at a meeting Saturday....
01:42, 09/15/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike in cities across the US NEW YORK (AP) — Drivers for ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are planning to turn off their apps to protest what they say are declining wages at a t...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Is Wimbledon 2019 the Year the Young Strike Back? At age 32, Novak Djokovic is the second-oldest, top-seeded Wimbledon men’s singles player since the Open Era began in 1968, when the Grand Slam...
01:00, 07/03/2019

Three Libya eastern fighters killed in strike near Tripoli Three members of Libya's eastern force, including two commanders, were killed late on Friday in a drone strike on Tarhuna city by the internationally...
07:56, 09/14/2019

Bank Employee Unions Warn Of Strike. Heres All You Need To Know Bank strike 2019: Bank strike to lead to four-day bank holiday: The two-day strike will begin on the midnight of September 25. The unions have also m...
11:14, 09/14/2019

Four automakers, California strike compromise on vehicle emissions Ford Motor Co, BMW AG, Volkswagen AG and Honda Motor Co said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California to ado...
15:28, 07/25/2019

Air strike hits Libya migrant detention center Dozens were killed in an air strike on a center housing migrants on the outskirts of Tripoli, with many more wounded. Center officials blamed the att...
05:00, 07/03/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers on two-hour strike Wednesday Uber and Lyft drivers in New York will participate in a two-hour strike on Wednesday morning as part of a nationwide protest of Uber's treatment...
17:42, 05/08/2019

Red Sox trade for Andrew Cashner to strike first in AL arms race Your move, Brian Cashman. The Red Sox struck first in the AL East arms race by acquiring starting pitcher Andrew Cashner and cash consideration from ...
03:00, 07/14/2019

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, ...
02:42, 07/15/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers strike for better transparency about how much they’re paid Ride-hailing drivers began striking and demonstrating in multiple cities, starting on the East Coast. Despite some drivers in New York City logging o...
01:14, 05/09/2019

At least 44 die as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N. An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 peopl...
03:28, 07/04/2019

U.K. Couple End Joint Hunger Strike Over Her Detention in Iran Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian national, has been imprisoned in Tehran since 2016. Her husband camped out in front of the Iranian Embas...
13:00, 06/29/2019

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 st...
18:00, 05/02/2019

UK Drivers to Stage Massive Strike Coinciding With Uber's IPO Rideshare drivers across the Atlantic have plans to sign off the Uber app and spend their time protesting in four major metro areas. The message, coo...
18:00, 05/03/2019

SAS, pilots reach 3-year deal ending strike COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines and its pilots have reached a three-year collective bargaining agreement that put an end to a six-da...
10:28, 05/03/2019

Uber’s Twisted Logic Means This Isn't a Strike. It's a Boycott Today, many Uber and Lyft drivers in major cities across the country are striking to protest their pay and working conditions, in large part because ...
20:28, 05/08/2019

Bank Officers' Union Threatens To Go On 2-Day Strike Against Mergers A union leader also said that the nationalised banks will further observe indefinite strike from the second week of November to press for their deman...
15:28, 09/12/2019

New migrants brought to Libya center hit by deadly air strike More migrants have been moved to a detention center in Libya's capital where an air strike killed more than 50 last week, despite a risk it could be ...
21:28, 07/12/2019

For Modern Strikeouts, Pitchers Veer Outside the Strike Zone It’s a paradox for today’s big-league pitchers: M.L.B. is on pace for another strikeout record, but fewer pitches than ever are going inside the rule...
14:42, 07/16/2019

Amazon staff will strike during Prime Day over working conditions While Amazon is busy hyping up this year's Prime Day extravaganza, its workers will be drawing attention to more serious issues than price cuts....
20:56, 07/08/2019

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...
03:00, 07/28/2019

| Samoa strike as ill-discipline proves costly for Tonga Samoa came from behind to beat a 13-man Tonga 25-17 Saturday in a match played in a greasy mudbath in Apia to open the Pacific Nations Cup tournament...
07:14, 07/27/2019

U.S. appeals court signals sympathy to bid to strike down Obamacare A federal appeals court panel appeared sympathetic on Tuesday to Republican efforts to overturn Obamacare, expressing skepticism to Democratic calls ...
02:42, 07/10/2019

Runner killed by lightning strike during race in Italy A 44-year-old Norwegian woman was struck and killed by lightning while running a race in Italy over the weekend. The Südtirol Ultra Skyrace organizer...
01:56, 07/31/2019

Bank Officer's Union Threaten To Go On Strike: 10 Things To Know Four officers' organizations of public sector banks (PSBs) have threatened to go on strike opposing the consolidation of 10 state-run lenders into fo...
13:14, 09/16/2019

Deadly twin quakes strike northern Philippines At least eight people have been killed in back-to-back earthquakes near a remote Philippines island group. Terrified residents have gathered outside ...
10:42, 07/27/2019

UAW labor strike: Picketers block Michigan GM plant Striking employees of General Motors used their bodies and vehicles to block all entrances to the automaker's Flint Assembly Plant Monday, several ho...
19:42, 09/16/2019

British Airways pilots back August strike Airline tries to obtain injunction to prevent strike backed by 93% of pilots The travel plans of hundreds of thousands of British Airways passengers ...
20:56, 07/22/2019

Syrian air strike on village market kill at least 12: rescuers At least 12 people were killed and scores wounded on Tuesday in aerial strikes believed to have been carried out by the Syrian air force on a popular...
01:56, 07/17/2019

Greek far-left extremist to carry hunger strike 'to the end' A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vowing to continue "until the end" with a hunger strike after judges reje...
13:14, 05/10/2019

Pre-emptive strike shows May's successor is in for rough ride MPs have launched a pre-emptive strike against Boris Johnson, showing the likely next prime minister he is in for as rough a ride in the Commons as h...
16:56, 07/18/2019

Swimming: Dressel, Ledecky strike gold for U.S. at worlds Caeleb Dressel lit up the pool by winning his fourth, fifth and sixth gold medals on Saturday but even his electric performance failed to brighten th...
02:42, 07/28/2019

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 sal...
20:28, 06/25/2019

British Airways grinds to a halt as pilots go on 2-day strike The flagship airline was forced to cancel nearly all flights during a 48-hour pilot strike after negotiations deadlocked over salary. About 195,000 c...
01:56, 09/10/2019

Nemak aims to end Unifor strike in Canada through dialogue The strike at the Canada plant that supplies engine blocks for the Chevrolet Silverado diesel pickup is now more than a week old. Unifor is trying to...
12:28, 09/10/2019

Kane labels halfway-line strike 'one of the best in my career' "Harry Kane described his stunning halfway-line strike against Juventus as \"one of the best goals\" of his career as the Italian champions were beat...
20:56, 07/21/2019

Rooney scores from own half in stunning strike for DC United Wayne Rooney grabbed the headlines in Major League Soccer on Wednesday when he scored an incredible goal for DC United with a strike from inside his ...
12:28, 06/27/2019

How to strike balance between supervised and unsupervised machine learning Since the first use of advanced software in asset-intensive industries such as utilities, airports, ports, road, rail and mining more than four decad...
12:42, 07/08/2019

British Airways strike: Hundreds more flights canceled BA pilots are on the second day of a 48-hour global strike over a nine-month pay dispute. The labor action has grounded most of the British carrier's...
11:28, 09/10/2019

72,000 Passengers Stranded After Scandinavian Airlines Pilot Strike (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — Pilots for Scandinavian Airlines on Friday launched an open-ended strike following the collapse of pay negotiations, fo...
18:42, 04/28/2019

Zimbabwe public workers threaten strike over wages Zimbabwe's public workers on Tuesday said they would go on strike if the government failed to increase their wages to at least $475 per month for the...
16:56, 07/16/2019

Unifor, GM supplier Nemak end 2-week strike in Canada Members of Unifor Local 200 returned to work at Nemak for the 11 p.m. shift Sunday, ending the two-week-long strike. The plant supplies engine blocks...
07:28, 09/16/2019

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...
09:42, 09/13/2019

Man killed after lightning strike causes tree limb to crush car A Connecticut man was killed when a tree was struck by lightning — sending a massive limb, along with electrical wires, crashing onto his car, ...
18:42, 07/18/2019

Airline SAS cancels 1,200 more flights as pilot strike drags on Scandinavian airline SAS canceled more than 1,200 flights scheduled for Monday and Tuesday as a pilot strike that has disrupted the travel plans of h...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Hong Kongers Go on Strike to Support the ‘Revolution of Our Time’ For the third consecutive day, police unleashed rounds of tear gas on Hong Kong demonstrators, shrouding Monday’s general strike in all too fam...
23:56, 08/05/2019

Gazans on strike to protest US conference on Mideast peace GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinians in Gaza are on general strike, with stores and public institutions shuttering in protest of the Trump admin...
14:14, 06/25/2019

Motorcylist killed by lightning strike while riding on major interstate VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A motorcyclist who died Sunday in Florida after being struck by lightning is the 12th person killed in a motorcycle-rela...
03:00, 06/11/2019

U.S. deploying carrier strike group to send ‘message’ to Iran The United States is sending a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a “clear and unmistakable message”...
15:28, 05/06/2019

Strike paralyzes Haiti, protesters demand president's ouster Opposition leaders in Haiti have launched a two-day strike that has paralyzed the country's capital as protesters demand the resignation of President...
04:42, 06/11/2019

A Lightning Strike Decided the Fluke NASCAR Winner at Daytona NASCAR races at Daytona International Speedway are often unpredictable, since roughly 40 cars race in a giant, turbulent pack that could go tumbling...
23:56, 07/08/2019

Ransomware strike takes down 23 Texas local government agencies Enlarge / They did. (credit: Getty Images) Early on August 16, a total of 23 local government organizations in Texas were hit by a coordinated rans...
19:42, 08/19/2019

Indians On Hunger Strike At US Detention Centre "Forced To Hydrate" Three Indian men seeking asylum in the US have been forced to receive intravenous drips at a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility in...
06:42, 07/29/2019

SAS strike ends as pilot unions reach deal with management The workers' action lasted a week and forced the cancellation of more than 4,000 flights. Pilots will now get a pay rise and more regular work schedu...
01:42, 05/03/2019

Strike paralyzes Haiti, protesters demand president’s ouster PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Opposition leaders in Haiti have launched a two-day strike that has paralyzed the country’s capital as protesters ...
22:56, 06/10/2019

Sudan protest groups calls for strike starting next Tuesday A coalition of Sudanese protest and opposition groups on Friday called for two days of strikes in private and public enterprises next week as part of...
23:28, 05/24/2019

Trump administration won't rule out using 2001 war powers act to strike Iran Trump administration officials say they are not seeking war with Iran but haven't ruled out using an old war powers act to hit the regime in the futu...
18:56, 07/25/2019

Kids Strike Around the World to Raise the Alarm on Climate Change More than a million young people are expected to walk the streets Friday in an international protest demanding action on climate change. The latest c...
00:00, 05/25/2019

Federal judges strike down Ohio's gerrymandered congressional maps A three-judge federal panel ruled on Friday that Ohio's congressional district map is unconstitutional and called for a new map by the 2020 election....
21:28, 05/03/2019

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 ab...
09:42, 07/09/2019

Moussa Sissoko says Tottenham must stay calm and strike first against Ajax • Midfielder describes it as Spurs ‘biggest week’ of season• Win next Sunday over Everton would seal top-four placeMoussa Sissoko has billed the next...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Israel kills Hamas commander in first targeted strike in years Israel killed a Hamas commander in the Gaza Strip on Sunday in what the military described as a targeted strike and Palestinians said was the first s...
16:28, 05/05/2019

Eight Killed, Dozens Injured As Twin Quakes Strike Philippines Eight people were killed and dozens injured when twin earthquakes struck islands in the northern Philippines early Saturday while many were still asl...
04:43, 07/27/2019

| Late Ndoro strike sees Highlands sink Celtic An 86th minute goal by striker Tendai Ndoro secured a hard-fought 1-0 win for Highlands Park over Bloemfontein Celtic in the Premiership on Saturday....
21:14, 05/04/2019

Leander Dendoncker strike keeps Wolves in hunt for European place Leander Dendoncker’s late strike kept Wolves’ European dreams alive after a 1-0 win over Fulham.Watched by WWE wrestler Sin Cara, a friend of striker...
04:56, 05/05/2019

Violent Tornadoes Strike Missouri, Killing 3 and Causing Destruction At least three people were killed in a tornado in southwestern Missouri, while another caused “extensive” damage in Jefferson City, the state capital...
16:28, 05/23/2019

Portugal fuel-tanker drivers say they will suspend strike, negotiate Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers will suspend a five-day-old strike that led to fuel rationing at filling stations and negotiate with employers in gove...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Houthis Strike Airport in Saudi Arabia, Injuring Travelers The Houthis, fighting a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s civil war, fired a projectile that they called a cruise missile. The Saudis said 26 people wer...
14:56, 06/12/2019

Could a low-yield, sub-launch nuclear missile stop a Russian first strike? Could a low-yield Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile help stop a Russian-launched first nuclear strike by ensuring a proportional response and hold...
14:42, 06/12/2019

Bengal Doctors' Strike Worsens, 9-To-9 Shutdown At Government Hospitals Health services in Bengal may be headed for a total shutdown today as senior doctors at the state-run hospitals join the protest called by the junior...
07:00, 06/12/2019

Iran-Aligned Houthis Strike Major Saudi Oil Field Yemen’s Houthi rebels struck Saudi Arabia’s Shaybah oil field, one of the kingdom’s largest, according to the Iran-aligned rebels and people familiar...
00:42, 08/18/2019

Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers call off strike to negotiate Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers voted on Sunday to call off an indefinite strike, with their union agreeing to negotiate with employers in government-...
22:42, 08/18/2019

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 ea...
22:00, 09/13/2019

Sudanese opposition says it is suspending civil disobedience and strike: statement Sudan's protest and opposition alliance said it is suspending a campaign of civil disobedience and a general strike from Wednesday until further noti...
22:14, 06/11/2019

Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view...
23:42, 05/03/2019

The Cubs Were Screwed By The Worst Strike Three Call Of The Season, Maybe Of All Time Maybe it’s time to let our robot umpire overlords reign supreme. At the very least, Cubs fans would be well within their rights in calling for the te...
17:00, 08/14/2019

Italian parties strike deal for new government in blow to Salvini Italy's anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and the center-left opposition Democratic Party (PD) agreed on Wednesday to form a new coalition ...
14:56, 08/29/2019

SAS cancels more flights as parties in pilot strike meet for talks Scandinavian airlines SAS said it would cancel more flights on Thursday as parties involved in a pilot strike held talks on Wednesday to try to resol...
15:14, 05/01/2019

Lyft, Uber drivers planning worldwide strike next week New York drivers for Uber, Lyft and other ride-sharing apps will be joining colleagues from across the globe by briefly going on strike Wednesday to ...
00:56, 05/04/2019

Giraffes killed by lightning strike at Florida safari park PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. (WPTV) — Lion County Safari confirms two giraffes were killed by a lightning strike during a storm about six weeks ago. Park ...
03:14, 06/12/2019

'I feel empowered and scared': pupils speak before climate strike We asked children around the world to tell us why they will be taking part in Friday’s climate strikes. Here’s what they saidI’m taking part on Frida...
15:56, 05/23/2019

The moment armed thieves strike in Diamond District heist Dramatic new video of the brazen midday holdup of a jewelry store in Midtown’s Diamond District reveals the moment an armed trio takes workers ...
18:42, 08/26/2019

How Yu Darvish finally found the strike zone and turned his season around Two months after he was leading the league in walks allowed, the Cubs starter is pitching with record-setting control. What's driving the sudden spik...
22:42, 08/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Norwegian oil workers agree pay deal, averting strike Norwegian oil workers struck a wage deal with employers on Tuesday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have cut production by 440,000 barre...
05:14, 06/04/2019

Libya's Mitiga airport halts air traffic after air strike: statement The Libyan capital Tripoli's Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Monday after the facility was attacked in an air strike, according to a post on the...
00:42, 07/23/2019

Trump urges Theresa May to ‘stick around’ to strike trade deal with US LONDON — Moving from pageantry to policy during his state visit to Britain, President Trump on Tuesday urged embattled Prime Minister Theresa May to ...
13:28, 06/04/2019

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...
08:14, 09/16/2019

BA fails to block summer holiday strike vote by pilots British Airways (BA) has lost a legal challenge to a strike vote by pilots, bringing closer the threat of summer holiday travel chaos for its custome...
22:28, 07/23/2019

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 tita...
11:00, 07/16/2019

Why Spider-Man 3 might launch before Avengers 5 even if Sony and Disney strike a deal Sony shocked MCU fans earlier this week when it confirmed the rumors that said the studio failed to extend its MCU deal with Disney. Sony, hoping it ...
00:28, 08/24/2019

US confirms Israel behind last month's air strike in Iraq against Iranian base U.S. officials said Israel was responsible for the bombing of an Iranian weapons depot in Iraq last month, and former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-M...
22:28, 08/23/2019

Packers strike early, hold on to beat Vikings 21-16 and improve to 2-0 Aaron Rodgers and the Packers scored touchdowns on their first three possessions, and Green Bay's defense held off Minnesota.    ...
05:28, 09/16/2019

UPDATE 10-As talks falter, UAW calls first national strike against GM since 2007 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...
00:28, 09/16/2019

Strike hits production at world's biggest Nutella factory Workers blockade French site, halting three production lines as ingredients run lowA factory in northern France that makes 25% of the world’s Nutella...
03:42, 06/04/2019

Norway negotiators work overtime in bid to avert oil industry strike Norwegian oil workers and their employers have extended their pay talks past a midnight deadline in a bid to avert a strike that would reduce the cou...
00:28, 06/04/2019

Long Island man survives lightning strike, being thrown 20 feet in air A Long Island man is lucky to be alive after he was struck by a lightning bolt outside his Northport home — sending him flying around 20 feet through...
22:56, 06/03/2019

How 'laid back' Sri Lanka became a soft target for Islamist strike A week ago, Sri Lankan tourist guide Ricky Costa was preparing for a typically easy Sunday ferrying backpackers between Colombo's tea shops and beach...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Turkish jets strike Kurdish rebels after diplomat’s death Turkey’s defense minister says the military launched aerial strikes against Kurdish rebel targets in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region, following...
15:14, 07/19/2019

Asteroid strike may have forged the oldest rocks ever found on Earth The oldest rocks ever found are over four billion years old and we don’t know how they formed – but a massive asteroid bombardment may be responsible...
18:56, 04/28/2019

UN calls for 'maximum restraint' after alleged Israeli strike in Lebanon Israel has also allegedly bombed Iraq recently, and claimed an attack on SyriaThe United Nation has called for maximum restraint after a reported dro...
01:56, 08/27/2019

Six Counter-Strike Players Arrested Over Match-Fixing Allegations Victoria Police announced on Friday afternoon announced that six Australians have been arrested in connection with an investigation into rigging Coun...
03:00, 08/27/2019

Stennis joins Lincoln as second carrier strike group in Mediterranean The U.S. Navy now has two strike groups operating in the Mediterranean Sea as the John C. Stennis carrier joined the Abraham Lincoln group on Monday....
20:56, 04/28/2019

Flagship Argentine airline cancels Tuesday flights due to strike Argentina's government-controlled carrier Aerolineas Argentinas said on Sunday it canceled all flights scheduled for Tuesday due to a nationwide stri...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Trump ‘locked and loaded’ to strike Iran but waiting for smoking gun DRUMS OF WAR: That rhythmic pounding sound you hear from Washington is the growing drumbeat for military action to punish Iran for the Saturday strik...
18:28, 09/16/2019

Norway petroleum production would fall by 440,000 boed in case of strike Norway's oil and gas output will be cut by about 440,000 barrels of oil equivalents per day if workers go on strike from June 4, industry association...
11:42, 06/03/2019

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 heade...
14:42, 09/16/2019

Walmart Chile reaches agreement with union workers to end six-day strike Walmart Chile said its store locations would resume normal operations on Tuesday after it reached an agreement with a union of 17,000 workers who wal...
18:42, 07/16/2019

New Zealand teachers strike ahead of 'hacked' budget release The large-scale labor action came a day before the government releases a new "well-being" budget, which it says was hacked. The opposition leaked par...
13:14, 05/29/2019

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 labo...
22:42, 09/15/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike, ignites social media Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Repub...
02:14, 05/12/2019

Man dies, wife injured in lightning strike on Colorado peak DENVER — A Denver man has died after being struck by lightning while hiking on a Colorado peak. The Denver Post reports the 36-year-old man died whil...
09:14, 07/15/2019