Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «issues»

April 24, 2018 11:03 AM France's train standoff, through the eyes of striking worker

PARIS – French train maintenance worker Jonathan Seigneur says President Emmanuel Macron has it all wrong. Seigneur spoke to The Associated Press about why he's on strike, along with thousands of other workers at national railway SNCF, to protest Macron's changes to the rail sector. Seigneur fixes trains for a modest salary that he accepted in exchange 28

April 23, 2018 6:49 PM Memorial mass for late Mets icon Rusty Staub to be held at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Wednesday

Rusty Staub died last month at the age of 73. A memorial mass for Rusty Staub, the late Mets icon who died last month at the age of 73, will be held at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Wednesday, the team announced. Staub, who was beloved as both a major-league slugger and a prominent humanitarian, died in Florida on March 29 due to multiple organ failure 36

April 23, 2018 3:18 PM EU launches probe of Apple's takeover of digital app Shazam

EU launches probe of Apple's takeover of digital app Shazam The European Union is opening an investigation into Apple's acquisition of song-recognition app Shazam to make sure it doesn't limit consumer choice too much. Apple said in December it would buy the maker of the popular song-recognition app, which Apple's digital assistant Siri had been competing 16

April 23, 2018 6:20 AM Trump Will Tell Kim Jong Un That Dismantling Nuclear Arsenal Must Precede Economic Benefits

North Korea will have to ‘earn’ lifting of sanctions, senior Trump administration official says President Donald Trump will urge North Korea to act quickly to dismantle its nuclear arsenal when he meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and isn’t willing to grant Pyongyang substantial sanctions relief in return for a freeze of its nuclear and missile tests 30

April 22, 2018 2:33 PM Famous late Kansas journalist gets documentary

Famous late Kansas journalist gets documentary A filmmaker says he still considers Kansas journalist William Allen White as a modern figure, even though the award-winning writer died nearly three-quarters of a century ago. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that filmmaker Kevin Willmott explores the life and legacy of William Allen White with the release 18

April 22, 2018 7:00 AM Strong US economy hurting Army recruitment, military officials say

The downside of a booming U.S. job market: It can hurt the U.S. Army's recruitment efforts. The Army said last week that it will not meet its goal of recruiting 80,000 active-duty soldiers this year and has officially lowered that goal to 76,500. So far this year the U.S. military branch has brought in just 28,000 new soldiers, Army Sgt. Maj. Daniel 26

April 21, 2018 11:41 PM Jimmy Kimmel Celebrates Son's First Birthday Following Year of Surgeries Due to Heart Condition

Jimmy Kimmel celebrated his son’s first birthday on Instagram Saturday with a sweet post to his youngest child and a touching thank you to the doctors and nurses who helped save Billy’s life. “A yr ago today, God gave us this tough little boy. Today, we thank the nurses & doctors at @CedarsSinai & @ChildrensLA who saved his life & those who shared thoughts 22

April 21, 2018 1:04 AM Trump, France's Macron to discuss Iran nuclear deal next week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the Iran nuclear agreement at the White House on Tuesday, although discussions with European countries on addressing U.S. concerns about the 2015 deal were “not quite done yet,” a senior administration official said on Friday. The official told reporters 38

April 19, 2018 11:44 AM Qualcomm concessions insufficient to clinch NXP deal: commerce ministry

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm (QCOM.O) will have to do more to complete its proposed takeover of NXP Semiconductors (NXPI.O), a commerce ministry spokesman said on Thursday. Qualcomm had submitted a remedy plan to resolve competition issues, but an initial investigation found these to be insufficient, said ministry spokesman Gao Feng. “This deal will have significant 28

April 17, 2018 2:41 PM Tax Overhaul Remains Unpopular, Poll Shows

Overall, 27% view law as good idea, while 36% see it as bad idea; Republicans hoped law would become more popular after enactment More people view the Republican tax overhaul as a bad idea than a good one, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll has found, but Americans see the GOP as better equipped than Democrats to handle taxes, trade and other economic 31