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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...
02:56, 06/15/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

Churches strike deal to restore Jerusalem holy site The three churches in charge of Jerusalem's holiest Christian site say they have reached an agreement to begin a multi-million dollar renovation of t...
21:14, 05/27/2019

Syrian TV: Israeli rocket strike kills a soldier, injures 1 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says an Israeli rocket attack has struck the country’s south, killing one soldier and injuring anothe...
21:14, 05/27/2019

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

Sudan’s leading opposition party rejects strike call KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of d...
18:00, 05/26/2019

Jailed Kurdish militant leader calls for end to hunger strike Jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan called for Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prisoners to end their hunger strike in a statement read by one ...
12:14, 05/26/2019

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

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

Sudan protesters begin 2-day strike to press ruling military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders have launched a two-day general strike to press the ruling military to hand over power to a civi...
13:00, 05/28/2019

Argentina's biggest union calls for anti-government strike Argentina's biggest labor union on Tuesday called for a 24-hour national strike to protest the government's austerity policies, heaping pressure on P...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Machado hopes lightning doesn't strike twice in rematch with Cancio Alberto Machado is determined to put the first loss of his career behind him in a rematch with Andrew Cancio on Friday, and he vows to be better prep...
18:14, 06/19/2019

"No Response" From Mamata Banerjee: Bengal Governor Over Doctors Strike West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi Friday said he called up Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to discuss the issue of junior doctors' strike but...
21:56, 06/14/2019

Uber strike London: Why are drivers striking? How long will the boycott last? Hundreds of Uber drivers are expected to stage protests in cities across the UK tomorrow ahead of the rideshare firm's bumper stock market flotation ...
20:14, 05/07/2019

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

Sudan's leading opposition party rejects strike call A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro...
15:56, 05/26/2019

US actress Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike over Georgia abortion law The US actress has called for women to not have sex until the state of Georgia rescinds its new abortion law. Some film and television companies work...
13:14, 05/12/2019

| Half a century and counting? Strike duo hold key to Arsenal hopes Arsenal are aiming to win a first European trophy in in 25 years and their hopes appear to rest at the feet of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandr...
09:00, 05/28/2019

Roldan’s early strike lifts Sounders past Dynamo 1-0 SEATTLE (AP) — Crisitan Roldan scored from outside the penalty area for the second straight week, lifting the Seattle Sounders to a 1-0 victory over ...
08:14, 05/12/2019

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

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

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

U.S. hikes tariffs on Chinese goods, China says to strike back U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff increase to 25% on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect on Friday, and Beijing said it would strike b...
08:14, 05/10/2019

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

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

US Hikes Tariffs On Chinese Goods, China Says Will Strike Back US President Donald Trump's tariff increase to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect on Friday, and Beijing said it would str...
11:56, 05/10/2019

Woman Stuck In Pak After Balakot Strike Reunites With Husband In India Left stranded in Pakistan for three months following the Balakot air strike, a Pakistan-origin woman along with her two children has finally reunited...
18:42, 06/08/2019

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

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

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike, military says communication not suspended Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held a general strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers over the tr...
23:28, 05/28/2019

Boeing dismissed chance of 'bird strike' that may have caused second 737 Max crash US investigators believe bird collision may have triggered crashEthiopian Airlines crash occurred months after Lion Air disasterBoeing officials, sho...
18:00, 05/21/2019

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

Rush-hour Uber and Lyft driver strike was a flop in NYC Ride-hailing strike? What ride-hailing strike? A driver strike that was planned for Wednesday-morning rush hour against ride-sharing services like Ub...
16:28, 05/08/2019

Jaguar Land Rover hesitant to strike up electric car partnerships News 15 May, 2019 JLR boss suggests that going it alone over EVs is the firm’s preferred option, while other industry players seek part...
17:28, 05/15/2019

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

Algerian human rights militant dies on hunger strike ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian human rights militant who went on a hunger strike after being jailed in March in the southern city of Ghardaia ha...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Texas lawmakers strike down so-called ‘Save Chick-Fil-A’ bill Texas’s so-called “Save Chick-Fil-A” bill got plucked before lawmakers could cast a vote on it. “Hopefully, this is the day … discriminat...
17:28, 05/11/2019

Doctors in India strike over violent attacks by patients' families Nationwide walkout prompted by vicious assault on junior doctor at Kolkata hospitalAbout 800,000 doctors across India went on strike on Monday to dem...
15:56, 06/17/2019

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

German cabin crew union threatens strike in July over pay BERLIN (AP) — A union representing German cabin crew is threatening to stage a strike at the height of the summer travel season amid negotiations wit...
13:42, 06/20/2019

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

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

US Stealth Fighter Suffers Millions In Damage From Bird Strike A US F-35 stealth bomber suffered millions of dollars in damage after colliding with a bird during take-off from an air base in Japan, the US Marine ...
07:56, 05/16/2019

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

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

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

Counter-Strike's Iconic De_Dust 2, Remade In Unreal Engine 4 Counter-Strike’s most famous map has changed a bit over the years, but it’s never looked as good as it does here in this remake of part of the level ...
07:42, 06/19/2019

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 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

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after closing of offshore waters A set of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza following rockets striking southern Israel threaten to unravel a ceasefire reached in May. Israel also cut off Pa...
10:14, 06/14/2019

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after closing offshore waters A set of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza following rockets striking southern Israel threaten to unravel a ceasefire reached in May. Israel also cut off Pa...
08:42, 06/14/2019

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

Last-gasp Moura strike seals unbelievable comeback for Spurs "Champions League semi-final second leg, Johann Cruijff Arena – Ajax 2 (De Ligt 5’, Ziyech 35’) Tottenham Hotspur 3 (Moura 55’, 59’, 90+6’) 3-3 on ag...
01:14, 05/09/2019

Greek far-left killer in intensive care after hunger strike Greek authorities say a far-left extremist convicted of 11 murders has been placed in intensive care after a 15-day hunger strike that has triggered ...
19:42, 05/17/2019

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

Airline SAS strike hits more flights as talks resume with pilots Pilots with the Scandinavian airline have said cost-cutting measures have led to terrible working conditions and unpredictable schedules. The strike ...
10:28, 05/02/2019

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

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

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

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

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

Facebook unveils a 'one-strike' policy for live streaming violations Facebook has unveiled a one-strike policy for live streaming violations in the wake of an extreme right terrorist attack in New Zealand, the company ...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Lebanon's Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefits will not be...
11:14, 05/07/2019

Swiss women stage strike for long-delayed equality Women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreating the passion of the firs...
17:14, 06/14/2019

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

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

| 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

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

'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

Factbox: Swiss women to strike in call for equal pay and rights Ahead of a strike planned for Friday by women in Switzerland, Reuters spoke to nine women about their concerns, including the need for equal pay and ...
11:56, 06/14/2019

Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms Strike Tripura, Over 700 People Homeless Over 700 people were rendered homeless and forced to take shelter in relief camps across Tripura due to heavy rain and thunderstorms since Friday, an...
04:14, 05/26/2019

Sudanese protesters call for strike amid divisions with army Sudan’s protest leaders issue a call for a two-day general strike next week, in a bid to press the ruling military council to transfer power to a civ...
18:42, 05/25/2019

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

'Tame the nightmare': U.S. writer McKibben pushes climate strike Bill McKibben, a U.S. author and leading figure in global climate activism, has challenged adults to join a youth-led general strike in September, sa...
11:56, 06/14/2019

Yemen's Houthis strike Saudi airport, coalition vows to retaliate The Saudi-led military coalition vowed to respond firmly to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia o...
20:28, 06/12/2019

First Surgical Strike Was In September 2016: Army Northern Command Chief The top officer of the Indian Army's Northern Command on Monday said that the first surgical strike was carried out by India in September 2016, in th...
17:14, 05/20/2019

Thousands of Heathrow passengers could be left without food and drink due to strike action Tens of thousands of travellers could face long-haul flights without on-board meals, drinks or duty-frees due to a five-day strike at Heathrow airpor...
12:00, 05/10/2019

North Korea's Kim orders stronger strike power; U.S. still open to talks The leader of North Korea ordered its military to boost its strike capability as he directed another missile firing, state media said on Friday, as t...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Hong Kong businesses vow to strike as anger over extradition bill grows Protest groups to stage fresh rally and #612strike movement spreads before MPs scrutinise legislation on WednesdayScores of Hong Kong businesses have...
11:56, 06/11/2019

| Sweden strike late to beat Chile after World Cup rain delay Sweden scored two late goals to beat Chile 2-0 on Tuesday after a long hold-up in their women's World Cup match in Rennes because of a violent storm....
21:14, 06/11/2019

Macri's key rivals in Argentina presidential election strike alliance with centrist The main ticket opposing Argentine President Mauricio Macri in elections scheduled for October struck a formal alliance on Wednesday with Sergio Mass...
01:28, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Argentina maritime union ends strike at Rosario grains hub An Argentine maritime workers union has agreed to compulsory conciliation, ending a strike that had stopped shipments in three terminals of the main ...
03:14, 06/04/2019

Bengal Education Minister Appeals To Junior Doctors To Withdraw Strike Senior Trinamool Congress leader West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee appealed to striking junior doctors to "keep aside" misunderstandin...
15:14, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extrad...
17:14, 06/12/2019

Sudan protest group makes strike call with talks deadlocked Sudan's main protest group called on Tuesday for a general strike, saying two late-night negotiation sessions with the army had failed to reach a dea...
15:28, 05/21/2019

Boeing shares rise after report that a bird strike may have caused 737 Max crash Boeing shares rose Tuesday after a Wall Street Journal report said aviation officials believe a bird strike may have caused the crash of a 737 Max in...
15:14, 05/21/2019

CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-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

Months After Balakot Strike, India Launches "Cloud-Proof" Spy Satellite India successfully launched a new "spy satellite" this morning capable of keeping a lookout from space even in cloudy conditions, leaving no room for...
07:14, 05/22/2019

Millions join general strike in Sudan aimed at dislodging army Shutdown called in protest against bloody crackdown on protesters last weekMillions of people in Sudan have joined a general strike called by ​pro-re...
22:28, 06/09/2019

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who f...
04:28, 05/24/2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband: I will join hunger strike for as long as I can Fast must not go ‘to bitter end’ as they are parents to Gabriella, says Richard RatcliffeRichard Ratcliffe will join his wife, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcli...
16:00, 06/16/2019

Doctors' Strike Started After Mamata Banerjee's "Threat": Health Minister Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today blamed Mamata Banerjee for the nationwide protests by doctors against the attack on a junior doctor in W...
11:56, 06/14/2019

Aparna Sen Appeals To "Mother" Mamata Banerjee As Doctors' Strike Worsens The strike in Kolkata, which is now in its third day, has affected multiple services in the government's state-run hospitals, including emergency war...
11:56, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the public to support s...
10:56, 06/16/2019

Husband says British woman held in Iran begins hunger strike LONDON (AP) — The husband of a British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran for over three years says she has begun a hunger strike to protest her detentio...
13:28, 06/15/2019

TfL Tube strike to hit FA Cup Final as Watford and Man City hold talks over walkout Watford and Manchester City are in talks with football chiefs aimed at ensuring fans have a smooth trip to Wembley for the FA Cup Final if there is a...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Following Livestreamed Mass Shooting, Facebook Introduces One Strike Policy On Livestreams In the two months since a man brutally attacked Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand, and livestreamed his shootings on Facebook, the social media co...
17:28, 05/15/2019

Israeli broadcaster blames Hamas for ‘missile strike’ hack during Eurovision Israel’s online stream of the Eurovision Song Contest semifinal was hacked with animated images of a missile strike in the host city of Tel Aviv, whi...
16:56, 05/15/2019

Maduro’s 'collectivos' strike terror while trying to win back support of Venezuela's most vulnerable The notion of masked men on no-license-plate motorcycles shooting down hapless citizens to rob them for their loaf of bread, dispersing tear gas and ...
16:14, 05/15/2019

Kurdish MPs, inmates end hunger strike in Turkey after militant leader call Several Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prison inmates in Turkey have ended their hunger strike after a call from jailed militant leader Abdullah ...
13:56, 05/26/2019

Indian doctors to widen strike demanding improved safety after attack A leading Indian doctors' association called for a nationwide strike on Monday, stepping up protests by medical staff demanding better security at ho...
17:14, 06/14/2019

Union workers strike at 10 campuses, 5 hospitals in California university system Tens of thousands of workers in the statewide University of California system will strike Thursday over concerns that jobs are being outsourced, unio...
14:56, 05/16/2019

24-hour strike paralyzes Argentina as unions protest austerity measures Flights, trains and buses across Argentina came to a halt as labor unions protested the policies of Mauricio Macri. The president's popularity has pl...
12:00, 05/30/2019

Roldan's early strike lifts Sounders past Dynamo 1-0 Crisitan Roldan scored from outside the penalty area for the second straight week, lifting the Seattle Sounders to a 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamo ...
10:42, 05/12/2019

NBA playoffs: Raptors strike back against Bucks in double-overtime thriller Milwaukee lead Eastern Conference finals 2-1 despite lossBrilliant Kawhi Leonard leads way for Toronto with 36 pointsKawhi Leonard scored 36 points, ...
05:42, 05/20/2019

Albany leaders strike deal to strengthen rent protections for tenants State lawmakers struck a deal Tuesday to overhaul and strengthen the laws that set the rents in nearly 1 million New York City apartments, backing re...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Laugher and Goodfellow strike World Series gold and silver in London "Jack Laugher MBE and Dan Goodfellow produced a pair of stunning performances to secure a Great Britain 1-2 in the Men’s 3m Springboard at the London...
05:28, 05/19/2019

Safety issues in Hungary boat sinking strike nerve in SKorea The sinking of a boat carrying South Korean tourists in Hungary is touching a nerve in South Korea, where many are still traumatized over a 2014 ferr...
16:00, 05/30/2019

Thousands of students ditch class for ‘school strike’ against global warming Protesters - many of them too young to vote - took to the streets Friday across the World to demand tougher action against global warming as the 28-n...
23:42, 05/24/2019

Sudan workers begin 48-hour strike to spur transfer of power Public services in Sudan were brought to a halt Tuesday as thousands began a 48-hour strike intended to force the military-led government to transiti...
15:42, 05/28/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike as protest over Republican abortion laws Actor provokes storm with call to regain ‘bodily autonomy’GOP-held legislatures push laws amid quest to overturn Roe v WadeThe actor Alyssa Milano ig...
00:42, 05/12/2019

Alyssa Milano Calls for Sex Strike to Protest Strict Abortion Laws Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet Friday night calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans pa...
01:14, 05/12/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest Georgia's oppressive new abortion law American politics took a nasty (if painfully not unprecedented) lurch toward Gilead this week, when Georgia governor Brian Kemp signed a bill into la...
01:28, 05/12/2019

China Enters Indo-Pak Battle With "Honour Patches" After Balakot Strike The lack of hard evidence of the Indian Air Force shooting down a Pakistan Air Force F-16 or the lack of any evidence of Pakistan shooting down an IA...
13:42, 05/17/2019

Sweden strike late against Chile after torrential rain stops play Kosovare Asllani and Madelen Janogy scored late goals as fancied Sweden laboured to a 2-0 victory over World Cup debutants Chile in their Group F enc...
23:56, 06/11/2019

Fiat Chrysler may strike Renault deal to survive changing car industry Fiat Chrysler hasn't been on the cutting edge of automotive change as of late. Unless you count concepts like the Centoventi, the company hasn&...
05:14, 05/26/2019

Strike at world’s biggest Nutella factory brings production to near-standstill No more Nutella?! French workers are threatening as much, bringing the world’s biggest Nutella factory to a near-standstill in a showdown over salary...
22:00, 06/04/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers going on strike in at least 8 cities to protest low wages, job insecurity Uber and Lyft drivers in cities across the country plan to strike Wednesday to protest low pay among several other labor concerns. The strike is time...
15:28, 05/08/2019

New York's Rideshare Organizers Clash Amid Unprecedented Uber Strike Long Island City—Just days before Uber’s expected debut on the stock market at a conservative but still-astronomical $80 to $90 billion valuation, th...
04:28, 05/09/2019

Are we ready for the end of the world? NASA conducts drill for potential asteroid strike NASA is conducting a drill this week to see how we'd prepare if a giant asteroid was hurtling toward the Earth.       ...
20:42, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-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...
05:00, 05/04/2019

Chile's Codelco seeks to defuse strike after miners clash with police Chilean miner Codelco sweetened its contract offer to workers on Tuesday in a bid to defuse rising tensions after miners striking at its giant Chuqui...
23:56, 06/18/2019

Uber drivers go on strike in London and U.S. ahead of IPO, early protests sparse Uber drivers in London and major U.S. cities held a series of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the su...
02:14, 05/09/2019

Nations League: Goncalo Guedes strike guides Portugal to title It wasn't a classic final, but Portugal beat the Netherlands by a single goal to win the first ever Nations League title. The final, played at the ho...
00:14, 06/10/2019

REFILE-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...
05:00, 05/04/2019

President Trump briefed on missile strike in Saudi Arabia, spokeswoman says U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on the details of a missile strike in Saudi Arabia, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Wednes...
07:56, 06/20/2019

N.Korean leader Kim oversaw testing of strike drills on Saturday -KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the "strike drill" of defense units into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the North's state med...
02:14, 05/05/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers in New York, other cities set to strike for two hours Wednesday Drivers in seven other U.S. cities, as well as London, will participate in the stoppage, aimed at getting more job security and other improvements. ...
16:14, 05/07/2019

Russian plane crash survivor recalls strong lightning strike A survivor of the Russian commercial airliner that crash-landed in Moscow on Sunday, killing 41 people, says a flash of lightning was heard moments b...
16:28, 05/07/2019

Swiss women stage mass strike demanding overdue equality Hundreds of thousands of women across Switzerland held a strike on Friday to highlight their wealthy nation's poor record on female rights, recreatin...
16:28, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Eyeing IPO riches, Uber drivers go on strike in UK ahead of U.S. action Uber drivers in Britain started a day of transatlantic strikes on Wednesday to protest at the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums i...
12:42, 05/08/2019

Shallow Mexican seabed traps tsunamis so they strike land repeatedly A tsunami kept pinging back and forth for three days after being triggered by the 8 September 2017 Mexico earthquake, posing even more risk to human ...
18:56, 04/28/2019

Sudan protest group calls for strike amid transition stand-off Sudan's main protest group called on Monday for civil disobedience and a general strike as meetings with the country's military rulers failed to prov...
00:42, 04/30/2019

Indian doctors stage nationwide strike over 'inhuman' working conditions Hundreds of thousands of doctors across India went on strike on Monday demanding better working conditions, the country's top medical body said, as t...
18:56, 06/17/2019

PG&E unable to strike deal over renewable power contracts: court documents PG&E Corp was unable to reach a deal with NextEra Energy Inc and other companies with which it has billions of dollars in power contracts in a jurisd...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Soccer: Parris and White strike to give England victory over Scotland England's Nikita Parris and Ellen White scored first-half goals as the Lionesses defeated neighbors Scotland 2-1 on Sunday to make a strong start to ...
21:28, 06/09/2019

Watch: Woman accidentally catches huge lightning strike on camera A Florida woman capturing video of storms from her window captured the moment an unusually strong bolt of lightning struck right outside her apartmen...
22:28, 05/07/2019

Sudan’s generals launch renewed crackdown to defeat general strike Arrests of white-collar workers to discourage protest follow assault by regime’s paramilitariesThe military regime in Sudan has launched a new wave o...
09:28, 06/09/2019

Sudanese General Strike Launched to Protest Violent Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Shops were closed and streets were empty across Sudan on Sunday, the first day of a general strike called for the start of ...
03:42, 06/10/2019

Lebanon central bank workers strike, PM demands budgetary 'realism' Lebanese central bank employees went on strike on Monday over state budget proposals that would cut their benefits but Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri ...
01:42, 05/07/2019

US Sends Naval Strike Group To Middle East In "Message" To Iran The United States is sending an aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East in a "clear and unmistakable" message to Ira...
05:14, 05/06/2019

Lawmakers strike deal to catch reckless drivers, protect school buses ALBANY — Yellow school buses will soon be equipped with cameras aimed at catching reckless drivers who pass them while stopped to board or drop off s...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Macri's main rivals in Argentine presidential election strike alliance with centrist The main ticket opposing Argentine President Mauricio Macri in elections scheduled for October struck a formal alliance on Wednesday with Sergio Mass...
22:28, 06/12/2019

METALS-Copper edges higher on Chile mine strike, eyes Fed meet London copper prices moved higher for a second day in early Asian trade on Tuesday as a key mine in Chile halved output due to a strike, while invest...
04:42, 06/18/2019

Kolkata High Court Refuses To Pass Interim Order On Doctors' Strike The Calcutta High Court today refused to pass any interim order on the strike by junior doctors at state-run hospitals in protest against the attack ...
12:28, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 3-Azul raises bid for Avianca Brasil's Sao Paulo-Rio routes as strike nears Brazilian airline Azul SA on Monday made a new attempt to purchase some of bankrupt airline Avianca Brasil's most coveted routes, offering $145 milli...
23:00, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E unable to strike deal over renewable power contracts -court documents PG&E Corp was unable to reach a deal with NextEra Energy Inc and other companies with which it has billions of dollars in power contracts in a jurisd...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Junior Doctors Reject Mamata Banerjee's Offer, Continue Strike: 10 Points West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's offer to hold talks and resolve the doctors' stir in Bengal, which has now spread to other parts of the ...
13:00, 06/15/2019

Iran says it has shot down US drone as missile strike in Saudi Arabia raises tensions US military denies it had aircraft in Iranian airspace amid strained relations with Tehran after last week’s oil tanker attacks US President Donald T...
06:56, 06/20/2019

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker in Iran starts hunger strike: husband A British-Iranian aid worker jailed in Tehran has begun a hunger strike to demand release, her husband said on Saturday, adding he would support her ...
21:14, 06/15/2019

Alyssa Milano called for a ‘sex strike’ to protest anti-abortion laws. It didn’t go over well. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies we just cannot risk pregnancy," Alyssa Milano tweeted. "JOIN ME by not having sex until we get bo...
03:42, 05/12/2019

Commuters urged to support Uber, Lyft strike by not using ride-sharing apps As drivers of Uber and Lyft protest Wednesday, users on social media are urging customers to stop using the ride-sharing apps in solidarity.  &...
17:42, 05/08/2019

New Zealand teachers hold country's largest education strike day before 'wellbeing' budget Tens of thousands of New Zealand teachers walked off the job on Wednesday, a day before the government announced its 'wellbeing' budget, calling for ...
02:42, 05/29/2019

British-Iranian Woman Jailed in Tehran Begins New Hunger Strike, Husband Says Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was convicted of sedition after her arrest in 2016. Richard Ratcliffe said he would fast outside the country’s embassy in L...
13:00, 06/16/2019

Andy Robertson and Oliver Burke strike to haul Scotland over Cyprus hill When any win would do, Scotland delivered one the hard way. Steve Clarke’s tenure is off to the winning start that was necessary, even if his side we...
01:42, 06/09/2019

Uber, Lyft strike hits LA, NYC, Boston, Chicago as drivers protest low wages Drivers are unhappy with pay and work conditions at a time when Uber and Lyft are trying lure investors.        ...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Justice Department and House intelligence panel strike deal for Mueller materials The agreement means the committee will not enforce a subpoena against the attorney general, while the Justice Department works to turn over requested...
15:42, 05/22/2019

METALS-Copper steady; investors eye Fed meeting amid Chile mine strike London copper prices were steady on Tuesday as investors eyed results from the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting, while concerns over a mi...
10:14, 06/18/2019

Scientists simulating an asteroid strike last week couldn’t save New York from being obliterated Some of the world’s top scientists and disaster response teams spent a big chunk of last week simulating what might happen if a large asteroid ...
18:42, 05/06/2019

Liverpool Strike Late To Beat Newcastle, Regain Premier League Lead Manchester City have a game in hand, at home to Leicester City on Monday, but Liverpool refuse to give up in their pursuit of a first Premier League ...
09:42, 05/05/2019

Yemen's Houthis Launch Drone Strike On Saudi's Jizan Airport: Report Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone strike on military hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport near the Yemeni border, the group's ...
11:14, 05/26/2019

North Korea's Kim orders stronger strike power; U.S. seizes cargo ship The leader of North Korea ordered its military to boost its strike capability as he directed another missile firing, state media said on Friday, as t...
07:14, 05/10/2019

Carrier strike force heading to the Middle East to counter Iran threats The USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force are being deployed to the Middle East in response to threats to U.S. troops by I...
14:14, 05/06/2019

Algerian political activist Kamel Eddine Fekhar dies on hunger strike ALGIERS, Algeria — An Algerian human rights militant who went on a hunger strike after being jailed in March in the southern city of Ghardaia has die...
21:28, 05/29/2019

Argentina anti-government strike shuts down key grain ports, grounds flights Thousands marched through Argentina's capital on Wednesday to protest austerity measures under President Mauricio Macri, as a nationwide strike broug...
02:14, 05/30/2019

Pilot cites lightning strike; American among dead in Moscow crash that killed 41 The Aeroflot captain who landed a fiery Superjet 100 says a lightning strike and full fuel tanks may have led to the inferno that killed 41 people. ...
19:56, 05/06/2019

Uber drivers go on strike in London and New York ahead of IPO, early protests sparse Uber drivers in London and New York started a series of multi-city strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and t...
21:28, 05/08/2019

Tim Tebow Chooses To Watch, Stand Fast In The Faith, And Strike Out Looking Against Position Player When we last checked in with Tim Tebow, he was preparing for professional life full of Triple-A baseball and a personal life full of matrimonial sex....
17:42, 05/29/2019

Federal workers’ union rejects government offer, setting up possible strike vote The Public Service Alliance of Canada — the civil service's biggest union — has walked away from talks aimed at reaching new contracts affecting more...
01:00, 05/11/2019

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16:14, 06/13/2019

METALS-Copper steady, eyes Fed meet as Chile mine strike rumbles on London copper prices held steady on Tuesday as investors waited for news from the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting, while concerns over a...
07:28, 06/18/2019

Donald Trump Briefed On Saudi Arabia's Missile Strike: White House US President Donald Trump has been briefed about a missile strike on Saudi Arabia, the White House said today, after Yemeni rebels claimed an attack ...
15:28, 06/20/2019

Banks reopen after workers suspend austerity strike against Lebanon Central Bank Employees at Lebanon's Central Bank have decided to suspend their strike until Friday -- hoping negotiations with the government over proposed auster...
18:42, 05/07/2019

Union workers at Codelco's Chuquicamata mine may strike after rejecting final offer Three unions of Chilean state-run miner Codelco's giant Chuquicamata mine rejected the company's final offer for a new contract on Wednesday and appr...
07:28, 05/30/2019

Watch: Manchester City's Vincent Kompany booms brilliant strike from 30 yards Vincent Kompany ripped a deep game-winning shot in Manchester City's win against Leicester City, putting the Sky Blues at the top of the Premier Leag...
17:14, 05/07/2019

Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz strike Twitter pact to work together on lobbying legislation Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set aside their Twitter bickering Thursday to strike an unusual bargain: an agreement to work togethe...
00:56, 05/31/2019

Stop & Shop Strike Ends as Employees and Company Reach Tentative Agreement (BOSTON) — Stop & Shop supermarket workers and company officials reached a tentative contract agreement Sunday that includes wage increases for...
18:42, 04/28/2019

USS Lincoln strike group deployed to send Iran 'clear and unmistakable' message, Bolton says The U.S. is sending the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Middle East in order "to send a clear and unmistakabl...
09:42, 05/06/2019

Trump sending Navy strike group to Middle East to send 'message' to Iran The United States is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Middle East region in response to “troubli...
06:14, 05/06/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran and vows ‘stern action’ after missile strike on airport SAUDI Arabia and its allies have blamed Iran and vowed “stern action” after a missile struck the arrival hall of an international airport injured 26....
14:42, 06/13/2019

Wild video shows lightning strike a tree during second round of U.S. Women's Open The second round of the 2019 U.S. Women's Open was in a weather delay on Friday when lightning struck a tree between the 18th and 11th holes. &...
04:00, 06/01/2019

Chile Codelco sweetens offer to avoid strike at Chuquicamata mine -union officials Chilean state-run miner Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, presented workers from three unions with a sweetened contract offer late Wednes...
17:28, 06/06/2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran goes on hunger strike Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held in a Tehran prison, is refusing food as she marks her daughter's fifth birthday. She was arrested in 201...
16:14, 06/15/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for 'sex strike' in response to Georgia's anti-abortion law, gets brutally mocked Taking a cue from the literature of ancient Greece, actress and political activist Alyssa Milano called for a "sex strike" Friday in response to the ...
09:14, 05/11/2019

South Korean Hyundai Heavy workers stage full-scale strike over merger Unionized workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. staged a full-scale strike on Wednesday to protest a plan to split up the company for a merger with...
10:42, 05/22/2019

Leinster 10 Saracens 20: Sean Maitland and Billy Vunipola strike as Sarries win European Champions Cup It was billed as the battle of the dynasties between the two teams who had won six of the last 10 Champions Cups between them. And it lived up to the...
07:28, 05/12/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Ordered "Long-Range Strike" Drill: State Media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw a "long-range strike" drill, the state news agency reported Friday, a day after South Korea said the weapons ...
02:42, 05/10/2019

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for strike to force out Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for workers to strike in large numbers Thursday in an effort to force President Nicolas Maduro from p...
18:56, 05/02/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws, gets slammed on Twitter Alyssa Milano is calling on her followers to join her in a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws – and the response has been mostly negative...
17:56, 05/11/2019

Crossing the digital picket line? Uber and Lyft offer discounts as drivers strike Drivers are shutting off apps in protest across more than a dozen US cities as Uber prepares to go publicUber and Lyft are offering riders and driver...
23:14, 05/08/2019

North Korea holds ‘strike drill’ of rocket launchers, tactical guided weapons: report Following reports that North Korea launched multiple short-range “projectiles,” this weekend, state-run media on Sunday said the rogue regime had per...
03:28, 05/05/2019

Venezuela’s Guaidó calls for general strike after clashes leave woman dead, dozens injured Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó is hoping public employees stage strikes on Thursday to put pressure on embattled President Nicolas Maduro –...
15:56, 05/02/2019

Pelosi doubts Trump will strike a trade deal with China this week as tariff hike looms House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she "never believed that the Chinese were going to honor what they said they were going to do" as part of a trade agr...
16:42, 05/08/2019

South Western Railway strike: Royal Ascot racegoers face travel chaos as five-day walkout gets under way Thousands of racegoers heading to Royal Ascot face travel chaos this week as a five-day strike in the long-running dispute over guards on trains gets...
10:00, 06/17/2019

The Uber strike should worry investors and the company because it points to a fundamental problem with its business model (LYFT) Uber and Lyft and their investors should be worried about the strike Wednesday by the app-based taxi companies' drivers. The labor action highlights ...
00:00, 05/12/2019

Uber and Lyft Drivers Strike Alongside Fast Food Workers in LA, Demand $30 Minimum Wage Around 100 rideshare drivers protested their working conditions this afternoon in Los Angeles, engaging in a “take over” of an Uber Hub, before joini...
01:42, 05/24/2019

Tilray and Peter Thiel-backed fund strike deal to release its shares gradually over the next two years Tilray struck a deal with its majority shareholder, a Peter Thiel-backed fund, to sell the fund's stake gradually over the next two years, the C...
12:56, 06/10/2019

Pilot blames lightning strike, full fuel tanks for fiery Moscow landing that killed 41 The Aeroflot captain who landed a fiery Superjet 100 says a lightning strike and full fuel tanks may have led to the inferno that killed 41 people. ...
16:00, 05/06/2019

Students From 1,600 Cities Just Walked Out of School to Protest Climate Change. It Could Be Greta Thunberg’s Biggest Strike Yet Hundreds of thousands of students around the world walked out of their schools and colleges Friday in the latest in a series of strikes urging action...
21:28, 05/24/2019

North Korea's Kim calls for stronger strike power and directs missile firing, state media says The call for "full combat posture" by Kim Jong Un came while the United States announced it had seized a large cargo ship for carrying an illegal shi...
08:42, 05/10/2019

Pentagon chief cites 'credible threat' from Iran as reason for moving strike group to Middle East Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that the decision to deploy a U.S. carrier strike group and bomber task force to the Middle East came ...
00:00, 05/07/2019

Paul Lo Duca: '57 Chevy helped Billy Wagner get umpire Joe West to expand strike zone Former MLB catcher Paul Lo Duca is making a new name for himself in retirement as one of baseball’s more colorful um, “storytellers.&rdqu...
19:42, 05/10/2019

Uber strike London: UK drivers launch nine-hour boycott ahead of app's stock market flotation Uber drivers in London and across the UK are set to launch a nine-hour boycott of the app today in the run-up to its stock market flotation on Thursd...
10:00, 05/08/2019

Alyssa Milano is holding a sex strike to fight back against changing abortion laws. Here's the history behind the controversial method of protest. Rich Fury/Getty Images Alyssa Milano took to Twitter on Saturday to call for a sex strike in protest of recently-changed abortion laws across the co...
00:00, 05/12/2019

The best AT&T plans in May 2019 The best AT&T plans have remained consistent for months now, with no changes to its shared data plans, prepaid plans, or its unlimited data plans. Th...
04:42, 05/23/2019

Boeing says has no plans to change name of 737 max Boeing Co said on Monday it had no plans to change the name of the 737 MAX after news reports that it would be prepared to do so to improve its futur...
22:28, 06/17/2019

The best Sprint plans in May 2019 The best Sprint plans are fairly easy to find, since Sprint has very few options to choose from. Aside from it’s three unlimited data plans, t...
04:42, 05/23/2019

The best T-Mobile plans in May 2019 The best T-Mobile plans are all about one thing: unlimited data. That focus has helped the mobile carrier consistently rank in the top spot for best ...
04:42, 05/23/2019

All You Need To Know About Reliance Jio's 1.5 GB/Day Data Plans Reliance Jio is currently offering five recharge packs for usage of 1.5 GB of internet data per day along with unlimited free local and STD voices ca...
16:14, 05/29/2019

Mitsubishi plans new SUV strategy Greater differentiation between three key models, plus EV options, are on the cards Mitsubishi will reorganise its SUV line-up to create clearer spa...
05:42, 05/23/2019

Volkswagen Plans IPO for Up to 15% of Traton Volkswagen will offer up to 15% of its truck unit Traton, marking a long-awaited step to begin chipping off divisions deemed unnecessary for maintain...
11:56, 06/14/2019

Illinois plans to self-destruct Here's a basic principle for 21st century governance: to attract investment and high-skilled workers, a government must make it attractive to do busi...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Companies are trying something new with their 401(k) plans. It might get you to save more A growing number of companies automatically take money from their employees paychecks and deposit it into a retirement account — even after a worker ...
20:42, 06/12/2019

Nintendo has no plans to give up on the 3DS just yet Nintendo of America may have a new president, but its approach to supporting the 3DS console is the same as ever: if you want it, we've got it.&...
14:00, 06/16/2019

No Plans To Change Name Of 737 MAX, Says Boeing Boeing Co said on Monday it had no plans to change the name of the 737 MAX after news reports that it would be prepared to do so to improve its futur...
00:14, 06/18/2019

The best mobile plans for business 2019 If you're looking for the best business mobile deals, then you've come to the right place, as in this guide we compare business mobile phon...
00:28, 05/03/2019

The best Verizon Wireless plans in May 2019 The best Verizon plan for you is going to depend largely on what you need to use it for. Verizon has a wide variety of plan types, from premium unlim...
04:42, 05/23/2019

Someone may have just leaked all of Microsoft’s plans for E3 2019 In many ways, E3 2019 will be the last hurrah for this video game console generation. Sony has recently confirmed that it is already deep in developm...
04:56, 05/21/2019

Pentagon plans to put up shelter for at least 7.5K migrants WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been ...
13:14, 05/23/2019

M1 wipes out its 19 mobile plans, replaces them with just two Singapore mobile operator now offers just two service plans at S$25 for a SIM-only, no-contract base plan that includes 30GB of data and 1,000 minute...
13:42, 05/28/2019

From overhaul to tinkering: Big 6 transfer plans set in EPL One club is in desperate need of an overhaul. Another cannot sign any players at all. Others might just decide to tinker around the edges. The transf...
07:56, 06/14/2019

There Were Plans For A Metroid Cartoon, With Samus As A Man An estate sale for a former DIC Animation City employee has turned up promo art for four old Nintendo cartoons (like the Mario and Zelda ones) that n...
03:28, 05/08/2019

Ben & Jerry’s plans to unveil CBD ice cream — once FDA allows it With such flavors as Half Baked, it should come as no surprise that Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream plans to tap into the growing CBD market. The compa...
00:56, 06/01/2019

IBM Plans $20 Billion Bond Sale International Business Machines is planning to sell around $20 billion of bonds to help fund its purchase of Red Hat, adding to a busy week for corpo...
21:14, 05/08/2019

CBOE Plans To Invest In Tradelegs CHICAGO and BOCA RATON, Fla., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it plans to invest in Tradelegs,...
11:00, 05/02/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike Wednesday ahead of Uber IPO Uber and Lyft drivers are scheduled to strike Wednesday, the day before Uber's planned initial public offering.       ...
01:14, 05/06/2019

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? &#...
15:42, 06/20/2019

Jets’ Sam Darnold has plans to hold his own camp Le’Veon Bell’s first day with the Jets brought ample noise and chatter, but Sam Darnold is quietly becoming the leader many thought he was capable of...
07:14, 06/05/2019

The best Samsung Galaxy S9 plans and prices in Australia Building on the success of the Samsung Galaxy S8, the South Korean tech giant flagship successor, the aptly titled Galaxy S9, will take over top spot...
11:42, 05/06/2019

Everything you need to know about SpaceX's Starlink plans for 'space internet' Elon Musk’s SpaceX is about to make a huge commitment to the internet. Not in the form of one of its “whoop whoop yeah!”-style w...
11:14, 05/17/2019

William McRaven on White House run: No plans, but 'never say never' Retired Adm. William McRaven, who oversaw the Navy SEAL raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in 2011, is not completely closing the door ...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Heathrow third runway expansion plans revealed Proposals, including lowering M25 and rerouting rivers raise, fears of environmental impactThe scale of the disruption from Heathrow airport’s expans...
15:42, 06/18/2019

Canada plans to ban single-use plastics by 2021 Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces plans to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021. Speaking at a nature reserve south of Montre...
18:42, 06/10/2019

Navy plans to document UFO sightings, but keep them confidential Extraterrestrials, take note: The U.S. Navy plans to set up an official reporting and investigative system that will monitor reports from its pilots ...
13:00, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Hospital says it had no plans relocate jobs NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a task force that revealed Cooper Health System received millions in tax incentives (all times local): A Camden hos...
04:42, 05/03/2019

VW outlines launch plans for first member of new EV family Volkswagen brand is getting ready to launch the first of a new lineup of electric vehicles, the ID3 hatchback. Automotive News Europe spoke with the ...
12:28, 05/21/2019

Daimler Plans To Cut Administration Costs By 20%: Report Incoming Daimler boss Ola Kaellenius is working on a cost cut program to reach profit margin targets which are threatened by global trade woes and ra...
10:14, 05/21/2019

A Huawei Supplier Explains How It Plans to Survive US Ban The capacitors Taiyo Yuden makes are building blocks of the modern world. Tiny components made of metallic plates, they're used in electronic circuit...
13:56, 05/31/2019

Daimler plans to cut administration costs by 20%: Handelsblatt Incoming Daimler boss Ola Kaellenius is working on a cost cut program to reach profit margin targets which are threatened by global trade woes and ra...
20:56, 05/20/2019

Optus is taking 20% off some iPhone XS, Galaxy S10+ and SIM-only plans Whether your phone contract has just expired or has long been in need of changing, now's a good opportunity to snag an excellent new plan from O...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Heathrow plans its own Ulez for drivers doing drop-off at up to £15 a day Thousands of Heathrow passengers will be made to pay a "pollution charge" of up to £15 if they drive to the airport to catch flights, it was announce...
13:28, 05/24/2019

Trump unveils plans for Air Force One redesign President Trump unveiled blueprints for Air Force One’s redesign — including a patriotic paint job and other “secret” upgrades which he says wi...
17:56, 06/13/2019

Telstra's new SIM-only plans serve up some of the telco's best-ever deals Although Telstra might be known for some of the more, ah, "premium priced" phone plans available in Australia, that high cost is typically paired wit...
09:14, 06/19/2019

U.S. Plans Temporary Exemptions to Huawei Blacklist U.S. officials said they would grant a handful of temporary exceptions to an export blacklist against Huawei Technologies Co., giving suppliers and c...
05:28, 05/21/2019

Now That Game of Thrones Is Over, Here Are Your Memorial Day Weekend TV Plans Congrats everybody, we made it to Memorial Day Weekend! For many, that means we get three days of freedom, and for many of that many, that means we'...
09:42, 05/25/2019

Australia's Lynas plans new processing facility in the U.S. Rare earth minerals miner Lynas Corp on Monday said it had signed a memorandum of understanding with Blue Line Corp to set up a rare earths separatio...
01:42, 05/20/2019

Netflix plans to raise prices in the UK by up to 20 percent Netflix is raising prices in the United Kingdom for the first time since 2017, according to The Guardian. The streaming service will bump up monthly ...
01:28, 05/31/2019

British Gas owner Centrica plans to cut 700 jobs British Gas owner Centrica plans to cut around 700 management and back office jobs under previously announced reductions, as it faces "growing challe...
16:28, 06/19/2019

Dressbarn going out of business, plans to shutter 650 stores Ascena Retail Group said on Monday it would wind down its women’s budget clothing chain, Dressbarn, shutting about 650 stores in the United States, a...
17:14, 05/21/2019

Indonesia plans to move its capital from Jakarta. Here's why Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous country, is planning to move its capital away from Jakarta, which is suffering from severe congestio...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Cboe Announces Plans for New Venue in Amsterdam LONDON – 3 July 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced ...
16:28, 05/01/2019

Huawei's Plans for Its Own App Store Said to Be Imperiled by Trump Ban Huawei Technologies made a pitch to app makers last year: Build software for a new Huawei app store outside China, and we'll help you inside the worl...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Netflix has plans for E3 beyond its 'Stranger Things' game An awkward, staged Twitter conversation between Netflix and the E3 gaming convention has revealed that Stranger Things isn't the only Netflix Or...
16:42, 05/14/2019

Gov. Cuomo plans ‘solidarity trip’ to Israel Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Sunday he plans to make a “solidarity trip” to Israel following the end of the legislative session, which sunsets June...
05:14, 06/03/2019

Nissan Plans to Retrench in Post-Ghosn Era Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa laid out his vision for the company without Carlos Ghosn, its ousted former chairman, including a grim outlook for the curr...
23:14, 05/14/2019

Here’s what Disney plans to do with Hulu in Comcast deal Walt Disney has inked a wide-ranging deal with Hulu partner Comcast to take over operational control of the popular streaming video service known for...
04:28, 05/15/2019

Best Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus plans and prices in Australia Naturally, the freshly-launched range of Galaxy handsets contains a Galaxy S10 Plus, and it just so happens that it's one of the most expensive ...
07:56, 06/03/2019

Tanzania plans cable car for Mount Kilimanjaro Tanzania wants to boost tourist numbers by putting a cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain, and is in talks about the project wit...
16:56, 05/07/2019

Toyota to ramp up EV plans with six global models Toyota will launch six global EV models on its e-TNGA platform Japanese firm accelerates electrification programme, aims to work with partners to r...
09:42, 06/07/2019

Airline group plans to be without Boeing 737 Max for at least 3 months It could be another three months before Boeing's 737 Max fleet is cleared to return to the skies, the industry's top trade association said Wednesday...
19:14, 05/29/2019

The best iPhone X plans and prices in Australia compared With the recent announcement of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max came the news that they would replace the regular iPhone X in regular production. ...
04:14, 05/10/2019

The best iPhone 8 plans and prices in Australia compared Although the iPhone XS and iPhone XR have stolen the spotlight for now, those that don't necessarily have a desire for a huge screen, a notch, o...
04:14, 05/10/2019

Swiss Re plans $4.5 billion IPO for UK unit to help expansion Swiss Re is pressing ahead with plans to float its $4.5 billion UK life insurance business in London to put it under a more favorable regulatory regi...
13:56, 06/07/2019

A drug may prevent Alzheimer’s but there are no plans to find out A rheumatoid arthritis drug may also cut the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, but there are no plans to conduct the trials needed to find out if it re...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Best Samsung Galaxy S10 plans and prices in Australia With the Samsung Galaxy S10 and its more expensive, and more affordable, siblings landing in Australia, everyone's eager to get their hands on w...
07:56, 06/03/2019

Company plans to create up to 850 jobs in Jeffersonville JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana officials say health care solutions provider PharmaCord will build an operations and call center in southern Indi...
22:56, 06/17/2019

Nintendo Answer Questions About Its Plans For China In the past, Nintendo released its consoles through a subsidiary called iQue. Even Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa recently admitted that they “...
15:42, 05/08/2019

JioPhone Users Can Recharge Their Device Using These Five Plans Jio phone recharge: Meant for Reliance Jio prepaid customers using the private sector telecom service provider's JioPhone devices, these recharge pac...
11:28, 05/08/2019

Bethesda has big post-release plans for Rage 2 Rage 2 may not be launching until May 14 but Bethesda has already revealed a roadmap detailing post-release plans for the game from its release until...
17:14, 05/12/2019

As GM touts investment plans, UAW slams cuts GM's investment commitments ahead of this year's contract negotiations have been met with mixed reactions amid a strategy to close plants in Ohio, Mi...
06:56, 06/03/2019

Austrian state plans 'Ten Commandments' for refugees Refugees in Lower Austria are to be issued with "Ten Commandments of Immigration" by regional authorities. Included in the edicts is a requirement fo...
10:14, 05/13/2019

Venezuela's Guaido says no plans for further talks in Norway Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Friday that the opposition does not currently plan to join a new round of talks in Norway with repre...
23:56, 06/07/2019

How the Climate Plans of Presidential Hopefuls Stack Up Scientists warn that governments have about 11 years to enact large-scale changes to stop global warming. The next administration will have even less...
20:56, 05/10/2019

Volkswagen Plans To Produce Batteries In Germany The moves are part of Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess's efforts to slim down and simplify the group which has 12 brands, trucks, buses, moto...
09:56, 05/14/2019

GM Cruise gets $1.15B investment amid robotaxi plans General Motors' autonomous vehicle unit is taking on new investors and gaining value as it works toward launching a self-driving taxi service by the ...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Here’s what Trump plans to discuss with outgoing PM Theresa May President Trump is expected to meet with outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday to talk about Brexit, the Chinese telecommunications giant Hu...
05:56, 06/04/2019

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media gia...
11:14, 06/18/2019

Dyson's electric-car plans shown in patents Dyson's electric car may have a long wheelbase, an interior cabin with reclining seats and an aerodynamic design, according to patents awarded to the...
15:14, 05/09/2019

Huawei reportedly plans first 5G 8K TV to one-up Samsung and Apple Huawei is reportedly planning to launch an 8K TV with a 5G modem inside, the first such device on the planet, as a challenge to Apple and Samsung.Rea...
12:28, 05/02/2019

Some Interesting Updates on Disney's Ms. Marvel Plans Paul Feig is still hoping for a sequel to Ghostbusters: Answer the Call. The crew behind the beloved X-Men: The Animated Series want to pitch a conti...
16:42, 06/11/2019

SoftBank Plans for Second $100 Billion Vision Fund SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son said he was looking to raise about $100 billion for a second technology investment fund and has begun a marketing push to ...
15:42, 05/09/2019

Canada plans to announce ban on single-use plastics TORONTO — The Canadian government plans to announce it is moving to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021, a senior government official said late ...
23:42, 06/10/2019

Angela Merkel's best laid plans are falling apart Angela Merkel may have been hoping for a smooth exit to her long tenure as German Chancellor. Instead, she could be in for a rough ride, after suffer...
10:56, 06/04/2019

FCA's Detroit plans could spur more supplier investments Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan hinted the city was in talks with at least four logistics and supplier teams to expand in Detroit, promising an additional ...
19:00, 05/26/2019

Polish minister pops 'what if' question over US gas plans  Some EU states believe US gas exports are good but those of Russia less so. What happens if prices dictate US exports to go elsewhere? At the Europea...
09:14, 05/16/2019

Sanofi plans 466 job cuts as part of R&D reshuffle Sanofi on Wednesday said a reorganization of its research and development operation in Germany and France would result in 466 job cuts in the two cou...
18:56, 06/19/2019

The best Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus plans and prices in Australia If you're looking to stretch that gorgeous Infinity Display even further than what the Samsung Galaxy S9 is already offering, then you'll b...
08:28, 05/07/2019

Paper plans hires from new acquisition; number not yet known NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The publisher of The New Orleans Advocate says workers have begun adding desks to its newsroom and advertising area in anticipatio...
00:42, 05/07/2019

Alyssa Milano explains sex strike: 'Extreme response' was needed to get national attention In a CNN op-ed, Milano said her suggestion that women withholding sex "got the country talking about the GOP's undeniable war on women."  ...
18:42, 05/14/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers strike to protest the treatment of their drivers Drivers in seven other U.S. cities, as well as London, will participate in the stoppage, aimed at getting more job security and other improvements. ...
20:28, 05/08/2019

Uber/Lyft drivers plan strike before Uber's IPO in New York, elsewhere Uber and Lyft drivers could go on strike in for two hours in New York City and elsewhere Wednesday morning, one day before Uber's initial public offe...
15:56, 05/06/2019

South Western Railway strike sparks rush-hour misery as commuters forced to form huge 200m queues along Surbiton high street The start of a five-day strike by South Western Railway staff sparked rush hour misery on Tuesday morning as commuters complained of rammed trains an...
10:00, 06/18/2019

'With this money, I cannot survive': Uber, Lyft strike hits L.A., NYC, Boston, Chicago as drivers protest Uber and Lyft drivers protested low wages in Los Angeles, New York and cities across the country but the impact on customers appeared limited.  ...
20:28, 05/08/2019

Saudi Arabia airport attack: 26 injured after missile strike by suspected Houthi rebels on Abha airport A 'cross-border terrorist' attack on a civilian airport in Saudi Arabia has left 26 people wounded, including two children, the Saudi-led coalition h...
16:14, 06/12/2019

Manchester stabbing suspect 'had manual on lethal ways to strike with a knife', court hears A terror suspect who is accused of attempted murder after a brutal stabbing in Manchester on New Year's Eve had a manual of "lethal ways to strike wi...
03:42, 06/13/2019