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France, Germany reject Facebook's libra cryptocurrency

Facebook announced big plans to revolutionize payments in Europe with the launch of a virtual currency. But EU finance ministers see libra as a risk to monetary stability....

France, Germany reject Facebook's libra cryptocurrency

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France, Germany blast Facebook's Libra, back public cryptocurrency France and Germany said on Friday that Facebook's Libra currency posed risks to the financial sector that could block its authorization in Europe, and backed the development of an alternative public ...
21:56, 09/13/2019

France seeks Facebook Libra cryptocurrency ban in Europe France's economic minister intends to block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe, citing threats to financial stability and accountability.Read More...
14:00, 09/12/2019

France to block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe Finance minister says governments’ monetary sovereignty could be at riskFrance has said it will block the development of Facebook’s Libra in Europe, dealing the cryptocurrency a fresh blow. The French...
19:42, 09/12/2019

France says it will block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency has run into another stumbling block. Less than a month after the EU opened up an antitrust investigation into the project, officials in France have announced that...
18:56, 09/12/2019

France to block development of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency Finance minister warns monetary sovereignty of governments could be at riskFrance has said it will block development of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency in Europe because it threatens the “monetary sov...
16:56, 09/12/2019

France Warns It Will Block Development Of Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency France warned on Thursday it will block development of Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency in Europe because it threatens the "monetary sovereignty" of governments....
20:00, 09/12/2019

France minister vows to block Facebook Libra cryptocurrency in Europe France's economy and finance minister warned Thursday that he plans to block Facebook's forthcoming cryptocurrency, the Libra, from being used in Europe....
01:28, 09/13/2019

France calls for EU-wide cryptocurrency rules amid Libra concerns The European Union needs to establish a common set of rules for cryptocurrencies to counteract risks posed by Facebook’s Libra, France’s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said today. According to Reuter...
14:42, 09/13/2019

France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules,...
13:42, 06/21/2019

France to create a joint G7 cryptocurrency task force amid Facebook’s Libra woes France is putting together a Group of Seven Nations (G7) task force to explore how central banks can make sure cryptocurrencies adhere to money-laundering and consumer protection rules. That’s accordi...
18:14, 06/21/2019

EU, Britain, France, Germany reject Iran demands over nuclear deal, U.S. sanctions The European Union, Britain, France and Germany on Thursday rejected an ultimatum from Iran that gave the nations two months to protect Tehran from U.S. sanctions....
16:00, 05/09/2019

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital currency called Libra that will roll out for use in 20...
12:42, 06/18/2019

Facebook set for grilling on Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is set to face further scrutiny on its ambitions to launch a cryptocurrency after "very serious concerns" were raised by senior US government members.The company is set to be questioned by th...
16:56, 07/16/2019

Facebook reveals new Libra cryptocurrency Facebook has finally taken the wraps off its long-awaited cryptocurrency.The social media giant has revealed that it will be launching the new Libra cryptocurrency as part of its blockchain-powered Ca...
12:28, 06/18/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
05:56, 06/14/2019

Why (Almost) Everybody Hates Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Facebook Inc. says its mission is to “bring the world closer together.” Its plans to launch a digital currency called Libra have succeeded in uniting central bankers and financial regulators from arou...
09:56, 07/16/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Read More...
00:56, 07/05/2019

Steer Clear of Libra Cryptocurrency Scams Libra hasn’t even officially debuted on Facebook yet, but the highly anticipated cryptocurrency has already gotten a ton of interests—from scammers. In fact, it’s hard to tell who is more interested i...
22:28, 07/23/2019

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that it would roll out a new digital currency, called L...
01:00, 07/18/2019

Facebook takes aim at e-commerce with Libra cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and global payments....
17:56, 06/18/2019

India isn’t keen on Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook’s new digital currency Libra has received an early jolt from the Indian government. The authorities in Asia’s third-largest economy are no more keen on the social media giant’s project than a...
15:00, 07/08/2019

Donald Trump is 'not a fan' of cryptocurrency, Facebook Libra Just hours after a "social media summit," the president's Twitter account posted a thread aimed at, of all things, cryptocurrency. After starting off by claiming he's "not a fan of Bitcoin a...
03:00, 07/12/2019

Libra cryptocurrency will increase financial inclusion The Libra Association, created in part by Facebook to launch a digital currency, is not in tension with regulatory oversight, writes Dante Disparte.       ...
00:42, 07/04/2019

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others like bitcoin more in the mainstream....
14:42, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
15:14, 06/18/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in more trouble than we thought Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in even deeper trouble than we thought if a recent report is anything to go by. According to the Financial Times, it seems that some of Facebook‘s early backer...
19:56, 08/23/2019

Facebook co-founder warns against Libra cryptocurrency Chris Hughes says firms involved such as Paypal and Mastercard will wield too much powerOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned the social network’s plans for a digital currency called Libra could al...
18:28, 06/21/2019

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle questioned the social media company on its plans...
18:00, 07/16/2019

Why governments around the world are afraid of Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency Critics worry Libra would threaten government-backed currencies and consumer privacy, while giving Facebook reign over an unprecedented global financial system....
21:56, 07/12/2019

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
12:14, 06/18/2019

Facebook Says Libra Cryptocurrency to Be Regulated by Swiss Authorities Facebook said its Libra cryptocurrency will be regulated by Switzerland’s financial watchdog, adding the digital money would never compete with national currencies or undermine the role of central ban...
20:42, 07/15/2019

Federal Reserve already concerned over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra hasn’t been launched yet, but it’s already giving the Federal Reserve a headache. “Libra raises serious concerns regarding privacy, money laundering, consumer protectio...
04:42, 07/11/2019

Congress Demands Facebook Put Brakes on Libra Cryptocurrency Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is off to a rocky start. After announcing Libra last month, U.S. lawmakers were none too thrilled given the social media giant’s dubious track record with privacy. Now,...
02:56, 07/04/2019

Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politi...
14:28, 07/16/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces EU antitrust scrutiny Facebook's Libra is reportedly being probed by the European Union's competition authorities. The cryptocurrency plan has been met with intense skepticism from both data protection activists and regula...
10:14, 08/21/2019

Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency: How It Stacks Up to Bitcoin and PayPal In many ways, Libra appears to operate more like existing web-payment systems, such as PayPal, than bitcoin. Here’s how Facebook’s new system compares with systems already out there....
12:56, 06/28/2019

Facebook Unveils Libra, Cryptocurrency Rival to Bitcoin Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets and designed for mainstream users....
14:56, 06/18/2019

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had no...
19:00, 07/17/2019

PayPal Cautious About Future of Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency PayPal is cautious about the future of Facebook-backed cryptocurrency Libra, which is slated to debut with the pioneering digital payments firm as part of its oversight association....
13:42, 09/14/2019

Facebook Unveils Plans For Global Cryptocurrency 'Libra' Facebook and some two dozen partners on Tuesday released a prototype of a cryptocurrency called Libra, whose rollout as global digital money is expected next year....
23:56, 06/19/2019

Facebook warned Libra cryptocurrency will come under close scrutiny UK financial regulator highlights concerns over consumer protection and privacy Facebook’s plans for a global cryptocurrency, Libra, will warrant close scrutiny by governments across the world, accord...
11:14, 07/03/2019

Democrats call on Facebook to abandon Libra cryptocurrency Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, compared Facebook to scandal-plagued Wells Fargo and said the tech giant shouldn't be allowed to proceed....
21:00, 07/17/2019

US lawmakers tell Facebook to halt the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency US lawmakers have asked Facebook to "immediately cease implementation plans" of its Libra cryptocurrency. Before it proceeds any further, the House Financial Services Committee, led by Democrat Maxine...
13:42, 07/03/2019

Facebook asked by lawmakers to pause Libra cryptocurrency project Congresswoman Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt movement of its Libra project until hearings can be held to examine concerns, while French Finance Minister has called for tighter cryptocurrency reg...
10:42, 06/19/2019

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.       ...
22:14, 06/18/2019

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its corresponding custodial digital wallet, but failed t...
18:28, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency stirs criticism, privacy concerns US lawmakers have grilled Facebook on its ambitious plan to create a financial ecosystem based on a digital currency called Libra. The project is viewed with skepticism in many countries, including Ge...
18:56, 07/16/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail: UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's financial watchdog said on Tuesday, in another sign...
20:14, 07/02/2019

Facebook faces more scrutiny from Congress over Libra cryptocurrency plan Facebook Inc faces more questioning by U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the compan...
16:56, 07/17/2019

Libra cryptocurrency must meet tough regulatory standards-U.S. Treasury The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project must meet the highest standards for combating money laundering and terrorism financing, a senior U.S. Treasury official said on Tuesday....
13:43, 09/10/2019

Factbox: Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed lofty plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra in June, but the project quickly ran into trouble with skeptical regulators around the world....
21:56, 09/13/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra reportedly facing EU competition probe Facebook’s controversial ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra is facing a competition probe by the European Union Commission, according to a document seen by Bloomberg. The European Union’s antitrust regulators are...
14:14, 08/21/2019

German finmin: Libra cryptocurrency must wait for regulatory clarity Facebook cannot go ahead with its plans to launch its digital coin Libra until all regulatory issues are dealt with, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday as he met with counterparts f...
16:28, 07/17/2019

Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concernsFacebook has announced a digital currency called Libra that will allow its billions of users to make financ...
11:14, 06/18/2019

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet Facebook has announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. The company also announced Calibra, a new subsidiary that will build a digital wallet for...
12:42, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals * Consumer privacy concerns and regulatory questions remain (Adds comments from French Finance Minister, U.S. Senator Mark Warner, graphic link; updates shares)...
19:42, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency 'poses risks to global banking' Move could affect competition and data privacy, warns Bank for International SettlementsFacebook’s plan to operate its own digital currency poses risks to the international banking system that should ...
18:56, 06/23/2019

Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ is missing one thing: monetary policy Facebook has outlined the economics of its new Libra cryptocurrency, revealing it will create a secondary token intended specifically to pay dividends to early backers. It’s called the Libra Investmen...
14:14, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not...
19:14, 07/17/2019

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors and non-profit members, with an expected laun...
19:14, 06/18/2019

President Trump takes aim at Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra, saying it should be regulated Taking aim at Facebook's plans to launch a virtual currency, known as Libra, and a wallet, named Calibra, Trump said in a series of tweets that the currency would have "little standing or dependabilit...
12:00, 07/12/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces questions from international regulators Chair of Financial Stability Board says company’s plans could spark closer scrutiny of cryptocurrenciesFacebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is facing increasing skepticism from international regulators day...
03:14, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had no...
18:00, 07/17/2019

Explainer: 'Stablecoins' in the spotlight as Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency The original cryptocurrency accounts for over half of the $285 billion global coin trading market. But that dominance is under threat, with a host of alternative digital coins emerging as developers r...
19:14, 06/18/2019

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
20:42, 06/18/2019

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.Read More...
08:28, 06/19/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues: BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Thursday....
12:28, 06/20/2019

Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency Plan Details Still Awaited by Swiss Watchdog Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project has not responded to an information request by Switzerland's data privacy watchdog, the authority said on Tuesday,...
09:42, 07/24/2019

Rep. Maxine Waters asks Facebook to pause work on cryptocurrency Libra Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters on Tuesday requested that Facebook pause its development of Libra, an upcoming cryptocurrency that the company plans to release in 2020....
00:42, 06/19/2019

German finance minister: Libra cryptocurrency must wait for regulatory clarity Facebook cannot go ahead with its plans to launch its digital coin Libra until all regulatory issues are dealt with, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday as he met with counterparts f...
16:56, 07/17/2019

Libra cryptocurrency: dare you trust Facebook with your money? | John Naughton The social media giant’s foray into bitcoin territory – with some financial big hitters on board – should prompt suspicionWe’ve known for ages that somewhere in the bowels of Facebook people were beav...
10:42, 06/23/2019

Survey finds adults couldn’t care less about Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook Libra’s potential to help cryptocurrency go mainstream has been touted in recent weeks, but recent survey results indicate otherwise.  According to a poll conducted by CivicScience, which loo...
00:14, 07/25/2019

Earn Thousands of Dollars for Finding Bugs in Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency While we’re still waiting on a specific release date for Facebook’s upcoming cryptocurrency, Libra, the company is aiming for an early 2020 release. That gives you plenty of time to find bugs in the c...
00:14, 08/28/2019

Trump bashes Bitcoin and calls for regulation of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Facebook a few weeks ago unveiled its Libra digital coin and blockchain endeavor, a product meant to significantly reducing the remittance fees and waiting time when people exchange money on Facebook....
19:42, 07/12/2019

Spooked by Facebook's Libra, euro zone to step up work on public cryptocurrency Euro zone governments and central banks are working on a long-term plan to launch a public digital currency that they hope would make redundant projects like Facebook's Libra, which is seen as a risk ...
18:43, 09/13/2019

Watch live: Facebook Libra chief testifies in Congress to explain cryptocurrency The head of Facebook's blockchain division will appear in Congress Tuesday for the first of two hearings about the social media network's plans to roll out a new digital financial system next year....
15:00, 07/16/2019

European Central Bank bigwig outlines why Facebook’s Libra isn’t real cryptocurrency A representative of the European Central Bank (ECB) has slammed Facebook‘s quasi-cryptocurrency Libra, referring to its proposed ecosystem as a “siren call.” Yves Mersch, Luxemborgian lawyer and ECB e...
21:00, 09/02/2019

‘Crypto Twitter’ anxiously awaits white paper for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Tomorrow, Facebook is expected to release full details of its new “cryptocurrency” project Libra — as always, Twitter has lots to say. Few concrete facts about Facebook‘s Libra (formally known as Glob...
20:14, 06/17/2019

A Michigan congressperson said Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency reminded him of a 'platypus' but then decided it was more like a traveler's check (FB) Bill Clark/Getty Images David Marcus, head of Facebook's cryptocurrency efforts, testified at a House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services hearing about Libra, the social network's fort...
04:14, 07/18/2019

Facebook says cryptocurrency Libra won't happen without 'full government approval' amid broad resistance Amid growing bipartisan resistance to its proposed digital coin, Facebook will tell lawmakers that it won't move forward with its Libra cryptocurrency without full government approval and regulatory o...
17:14, 07/16/2019

Bitcoin takes a tumble as US lawmakers grill Facebook on plans to introduce its own Libra cryptocurrency Reuters The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value. The devaluation comes after US lawmakers grilled Facebook on its plans to introduce its own cryptoc...
14:42, 07/17/2019

David Marcus, head of Facebook Libra cryptocurrency, grilled by skeptical Senate lawmakers Senate lawmakers said Tuesday they don't trust a plan by Facebook to devise and roll out an entirely new digital cryptocurrency system, the Libra, next year....
21:00, 07/16/2019

Tech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Cloud's debacle This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the companies that hire the most data scientists, four significant impacts of a security breach, and a first-hand account of a major h...
18:14, 06/19/2019

France: we can't allow Facebook's Libra in Europe French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency cannot operate in Europe under current conditions, citing systemic financial risks, risks for sovereignty, and ...
12:00, 09/12/2019

France says G7 focused on containing risks of Facebook's Libra Group of Seven finance ministers meeting in France this week will make it one of their priorities to contain the risks posed by new currencies such as Facebook's Libra, the meeting's host, Finance Min...
08:28, 07/17/2019

Germany against allowing Facebook's Libra in Europe: Der Spiegel The German government is against giving regulatory approval for Facebook's Libra digital currency in the European Union, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday, citing a member of Chancellor Angela M...
18:43, 09/13/2019

Germany against allowing Facebook's Libra in Europe -Der Spiegel The German government is against giving regulatory approval for Facebook's Libra digital currency in the European Union, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday, citing a member of Chancellor Angela M...
17:56, 09/13/2019

France Hardens Position Against Facebook's Libra Currency Europe should block Facebook-backed digital currency Libra and create a public alternative, a senior French official said, staking out a hard line amid broader resistance to the idea from U.S. and int...
17:42, 09/12/2019

Conditions not in place for Facebook's Libra to go ahead: France Facebook's Libra digital coin project cannot go ahead in the form it has been presented so far, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday....
16:56, 07/17/2019

France says Facebook's Libra not yet viable as G7 minister meet France said on Wednesday the conditions were not ripe for Facebook to go ahead with plans for its Libra digital coin, as G7 finance ministers gathered north of Paris on Wednesday for a meeting focused...
16:56, 07/17/2019

Conditions not in place for Facebook's Libra to go ahead - France Facebook's Libra digital coin project cannot go ahead in the form it has been presented so far, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday....
12:56, 07/17/2019

France doesn’t want Facebook to operate Libra in Europe Facebook’s ambitious cryptocurrency project, Libra, has been facing a lot of heat in Europe since its announcement in June. Now, according to Reuters, the French finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, does...
18:56, 09/12/2019

Germany's Scholz sounds alarm on cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said regulators must ensure that cryptocurrencies such as Facebook 's planned digital coin Libra do not threaten financial stability and consumer privacy....
14:56, 07/16/2019

France urges EU rules on cryptocurrencies, warns of Libra risks The European Union should create a common set of rules for virtual currencies, currently largely unregulated in the bloc, to counter risks posed by Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra, France's Finance Mi...
13:28, 09/13/2019

UPDATE 1-France says Facebook's Libra not yet viable as G7 minister meet France said on Wednesday the conditions were not ripe for Facebook to go ahead with plans for its Libra digital coin, as G7 finance ministers gathered north of Paris on Wednesday for a meeting focused...
14:14, 07/17/2019

Facebook had to invent a totally new programming language, Move, for its Libra cryptocurrency project because no other language was up to the task (FB) Reuters Last week, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency of its own called Libra — an initiative that has already drawn the attention of Silicon Valley, government officials, and even as...
00:28, 07/02/2019

France creating G7 cryptocurrency taskforce, says central banker France will set up a G7 taskforce on "stable coin" projects, including Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency, that will be led by European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure, France's central b...
10:28, 06/21/2019

France, Germany spar over EU leadership Chancellor Merkel and Emmanuel Macron arrived at an EU leaders' summit in Brussels already at odds over the best candidate to lead the European Commission. Also in question is the method of choosing t...
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16:14, 08/22/2019

France Vows to Block Facebook's Libra Currency in Europe, Suggests 'Public Digital Currency' Instead The French government is vowing to block Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency from being introduced in Europe, according to French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, who denounced the planned digital currenc...
18:29, 09/12/2019

France, Germany clashing over Juncker’s successor at EU France and Germany appear on a collision course over who should hold one of the European Union’s most coveted jobs, after weekend elections across the 28-nation bloc redrew Europe’s political map...
17:42, 05/28/2019

France, Germany agree on first battery cell consortium - FAZ France and Germany have asked the European Commission to green-light state subsidies for a cross-border battery cell consortium involving carmaker PSA with its German subsidiary Opel and Total's Saft,...
17:14, 04/29/2019

France and Germany eye Lagarde for ECB and Von der Leyen for EC president: sources German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen may end up as European Commission President while IMF head Christine Lagarde may become new president of the European Central Bank following an agreement b...
14:56, 07/02/2019

France, Germany agree on first battery cell consortium: FAZ France and Germany have asked the European Commission to green-light state subsidies for a cross-border battery cell consortium involving carmaker PSA with its German subsidiary Opel and Total's Saft,...
17:14, 04/29/2019

UK's Johnson tells Germany and France: do a Brexit deal Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on France and Germany on Monday to change their position on Brexit and negotiate a new exit deal for Britain, reiterating his stance that he is ready to leave the E...
23:42, 08/19/2019

UK, Germany, France warn on South China Sea tensions Britain, Germany and France said on Thursday they were concerned by tensions in the South China Sea, in a statement issued the day after a U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China....
18:14, 08/29/2019

France, Germany sign European jet fighter deal France, Germany and Spain agreed Monday to develop a European fighter jet and air combat system, as they bolster efforts to reduce their dependency on the United States....
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23:42, 06/13/2019

UK, France and Germany say gravely concerned at escalation in Syrian fighting Britain, Germany and France called on Monday for an end to the military escalation in north western Syria, saying they were gravely concerned at recent violence which had led to the death of more than...
18:00, 05/13/2019

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12:00, 06/21/2019

Germany and France condemn Iran's seizure of British tanker Germany and France expressed "solidarity" with the United Kingdom after Iran seized the Stena Impero on Friday. The incident came amid already deteriorating diplomatic relations between Iran and sever...
18:00, 07/20/2019

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02:42, 07/15/2019

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00:28, 08/02/2019

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00:14, 08/22/2019

UK, France and Germany in last-ditch effort to save Iran deal Diplomatic offensive aims to dissuade Tehran from breaching uranium limitsBritain, France and Germany are to mount a last-ditch effort to dissuade Iran from effectively quitting the nuclear deal, warn...
19:42, 06/19/2019

Germany, France and Spain sign deal on European fighter jet German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has described the signing as a "big day for the European defense union." The 'Future Combat Air System' is due to be operational by 2040....
17:42, 06/17/2019

Germany, France, UK, EU urge Iran to revert to upholding nuclear deal The foreign ministers of Germany, France, Britain and the European Union said on Tuesday that they were concerned about Iran scaling up its uranium enrichment and urged Tehran to revert to upholding t...
16:28, 07/09/2019

France, Germany to support battery cell consortium including PSA, Saft France and Germany have asked the European Commission to approve state subsidies for a cross-border battery cell consortium including carmaker PSA with its German subsidiary Opel and French battery ma...
21:28, 04/29/2019

Spain joins France and Germany in race to build Europe's next combat jet Spain on Monday joined a Franco-German project to build a next-generation fighter jet, an initiative touted as key to ensuring Europe can defend itself without depending on allies in an increasingly u...
15:00, 06/17/2019

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At U.N., Britain, France, Germany urge North Korea to hold 'meaningful' talks with U.S Britain, France and Germany called on North Korea to engage in "meaningful" talks with the United States and said international sanctions need to be fully enforced until Pyongyang has dismantled its n...
02:28, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 1-France, Germany to support battery cell consortium including PSA, Saft France and Germany have asked the European Commission to approve state subsidies for a cross-border battery cell consortium including carmaker PSA with its German subsidiary Opel and French battery ma...
19:42, 04/29/2019

Germany, France impose restrictions on cars amid heatwave; will it affect your trip? Germany has imposed speed limits on the Autobahn in the eastern part of the country to prevent heat damage while Paris has banned older cars.       ...
17:14, 06/26/2019

France, Germany to increase efforts to reduce Iran tensions, avert war: ministers France and Germany will increase their efforts to reduce tensions over Iran, but time was running out and the risk of war could not be ruled out, their foreign ministers said on Wednesday....
18:56, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Spain joins France and Germany in race to build Europe's next combat jet Spain on Monday joined a Franco-German project to build a next-generation fighter jet, an initiative touted as key to ensuring Europe can defend itself without depending on allies in an increasingly u...
18:14, 06/17/2019

Germany, France, Ireland threaten South American trade deal over Amazon wildfires Brazil is facing global pressure to contain an 80% increase in wildfires in the world's largest rain forest. Berlin has called for guarantees for the Amazon to be included in the upcoming EU-South Ame...
04:42, 08/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Nasdaq plans day-ahead power market launch in Germany, France, Nordics Nasdaq's commodities exchange plans to launch its day-ahead auction market for electricity in Germany, France and the Nordics around April 2020, its head of European Commodities told Reuters on Thursd...
19:28, 08/22/2019

Le Pen, Farage parties win elections for European Parliament in France and UK, Greens surge in Germany: polls The European Union’s traditional center splintered as the far right and pro-environment Greens of the far left were gaining ground on Sunday after four days of a polarized vote in the hardest-fought E...
05:14, 05/27/2019

Former West Germany star Bernd Schuster: 'Ter Stegen should be Germany's No. 1' When Bernd Schuster left Cologne for Barcelona in 1980, he was one of the first Bundesliga players to move to Spain. He spoke to DW about his move and two Germans who followed in his footsteps decades...
12:28, 05/22/2019

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to the alliance's defense spending target. He also said the country should have learned a better le...
11:56, 05/09/2019

France and Rwanda: Re-examining France’s role in the genocide A French commission of experts is taking a fresh look at France’s role in the Rwandan genocide twenty five years ago. To come up with a fair assessment of the mutual recriminations will be no easy tas...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Exit polls show France's far-right on top in EU vote in France Marine Le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National party won the most votes in the European Parliament election in France, two exit polls showed on Sunday, in an upset to the domestic and European ambit...
21:00, 05/26/2019

What France---Yes, France---Can Teach the U.S. About Free Markets You wouldn’t think to look to France as a model of unfettered markets. But from cellphones to airfares, competition has risen in Europe but shrunk in America....
13:42, 09/04/2019

Some GE Factories Reject Labor Deal Workers at several General Electric factories voted against a new four-year contract, surprising the conglomerate and union leaders who had negotiated the agreement last month....
17:00, 07/10/2019

Volkswagen Workers In Tennessee Reject UAW Yet Again For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. plant rejected a bid to join the United Auto Workers, delivering yet another blow to the union’s efforts at organizing for...
19:00, 06/15/2019

De Blasio vows to reject money from lobbyists — seriously He rose to power off the generosity of high-priced lobbyists seeking access to City Hall, yet Mayor Bill de Blasio now says his pipe-dream presidential campaign won’t be accepting donations from lobby...
01:56, 05/29/2019

Brazil Says It Will Reject Millions in Amazon Aid Pledged at G7 President Jair Bolsonaro suggested that he would reconsider accepting the aid if President Emmanuel Macron of France withdrew “insults made to my person.”...
17:28, 08/27/2019

Brazil Says It Will Reject $22 Million in Amazon Aid Pledged at G7 President Jair Bolsonaro suggested that President Emmanuel Macron’s real motive behind the offer, made at the Group of 7 summit, was to shield France’s agriculture from Brazilian competition....
15:28, 08/27/2019

Palestinians reject US's €50 billion peace plan Palestinian officials have described as "abstract promises" a new $50 billion investment plan for the Palestinian economy. The Palestinian Authority will boycott a two-day peace conference in Bahrain ...
00:00, 06/23/2019

Amazon fires: Brazil to reject $20m pledged by G7 Senior official says the money should be spent on reforesting Europe and not on ‘colonialist and imperialist practices’Brazil will reject the offer from G7 countries of $20m to help fight fires in the...
08:14, 08/27/2019

VPN services reject Russian government requirements Earlier this year Russia's internet censor demanded that VPN providers comply with local laws or face a ban and now the deadline has expired and 12 popular services have refused to cooperate.Whil...
02:14, 05/17/2019

Who can convince those who reject climate science? Maybe their kids Enlarge / Give kids something to talk about, and they'll take it home with them. (credit: Courtney Celley/USFWS) There are significant generational differences when it comes to opinions on climate c...
00:56, 05/09/2019

Palestinians reject economic solutions from 'punitive' U.S. Palestinian leaders accused the Trump administration of punishing them with one hand and offering to reward them with the other, as protesters turned out in the West Bank and Gaza on Wednesday to demo...
01:00, 06/27/2019

Yankees wish Dallas Keuchel had more reasons to reject them If the Yankees had to lose out on Dallas Keuchel, they hoped to lose big. That, at least according to GM Brian Cashman. “When you lose out (in free agency), you hope it’s that you’re blown out of the ...
02:28, 06/11/2019

VW workers at Tenn. plant reject second UAW organizing bid For the second time in five years, a majority of hourly workers at Volkswagen's 8-year-old Chattanooga assembly plant has rejected a bid to unionize under the UAW, marking yet another union setback to...
12:28, 06/15/2019

Tennessee Volkswagen workers reject unionization Factory workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted against unionizing. The vote dealt a blow to UAW efforts to gain a foothold among foreign auto facilities in the southern part of the Unit...
13:00, 06/15/2019

Man can reject insanity defense in ex-girlfriend’s slaying JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana judge has ruled a man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body can reject an insanity defense. Joseph Oberhansley is accused of killing ...
08:28, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Lawyer to UW: Reject stereotype, enroll Cephus An attorney for Quintez Cephus is urging the University of Wisconsin-Madison to follow the lead of a jury that acquitted the former Wisconsin receiver and to not reinforce what he called the racial st...
02:14, 08/13/2019

Amazon rainforest fires: Brazil to reject $20m pledged by G7 Senior official says funds should be spent on reforesting Europe and not on ‘colonialist practices’Amazon fires: what is happening and is there anything we can do?A senior Brazilian official has told ...
13:28, 08/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Osram says no plan B if shareholders reject takeover bid German lighting group Osram will not change its strategy if shareholders reject a private equity takeover bid that the company's management supports, its CEO said on Friday....
12:28, 07/05/2019

Manchester United reject Internazionale’s £54m bid for Romelu Lukaku • Antonio Conte confirms club’s ongoing interest after friendly• United beat Inter 1-0 thanks to Mason Greenwood’s goalManchester United have rejected a £54m bid from Internazionale for Romelu Lukaku ...
21:14, 07/20/2019

After being reject last year, Steam Link launches on iOS and Apple TV Due to violating many of App Store's guidelines, Valve's Steam Link app was rejected by Apple last year, so Android users were the only ones to be able to bring desktop gaming to their smartphones and...
07:14, 05/16/2019

Formula E stewards reject Techeetah protest against di Grassi "A protest lodged by FIA Formula E outfit DS Techeetah against the driving standards of Audi’s Lucas di Grassi in a New York E-Prix pile-up was rejected by the stewards."...
11:14, 07/14/2019

Watford reject Everton’s £30m bid for Doucouré and close in on Sarr • French midfielder set to remain at Vicarage Road• Watford hope to sign Senegal winger Sarr from RennesWatford do not plan to accept any offer from Everton for Abdoulaye Doucouré, having rejected a £...
08:00, 08/06/2019

Mums-to-be reject baby showers for ‘mother blessings’ Increasingly popular spiritual gatherings controversially borrow from Navajo traditionsFirst there was the baby shower, then came the gender-reveal party. Now parents-to-be are embarking on a new way ...
11:14, 08/18/2019

Édouard Louis: ‘We didn’t reject literature – it rejected us’ The enfant terrible of French writing talks about the violence perpetrated by the political system on the working classÉdouard Louis became an international literary sensation aged 21, when The End of...
20:28, 06/08/2019

Iranian officials reject Trump's call for talks Iranian officials rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion that the two nations talk, saying that the United States must change its rhetoric and behavior toward the Islamic republic....
16:42, 05/28/2019

Bus companies reject calls to ban immigration agents from boarding Despite calls for bus companies to refuse to allow federal immigration officials onboard, several coach companies say they will continue to cooperate....
04:14, 08/23/2019

Heathrow Airport workers overwhelmingly reject pay offer Last ditch talks are to be held to try to avert a strike by thousands of workers at Heathrow Airport after they voted overwhelmingly to reject a pay offer....
22:00, 08/02/2019

ECJ judges reject BMW appeal over state aid for Leipzig plant German carmaker BMW had appealed against a European Commission decision to limit state aid for developing electric and hybrid cars at its Leipzig plant. The Commission reduced the amount of the grant ...
21:14, 07/29/2019

Tesla Shareholders Reject Corporate-Governance Measures Tesla failed to pass corporate governance changes at the electric-car maker that its directors had proposed to give stockholders a greater voice in company matters....
09:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. lobbies South Korea to reject Huawei goods The U.S. is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington.Read More...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Palestinians reject U.S. Mideast peace plan as 'snow job' Palestinians gathered in the West Bank Monday to rally against what they consider a "snow job" Mideast peace plan unveiled by the Trump administration....
21:42, 06/24/2019

Source: Knicks reject Hawks' offer for No. 3 pick The Knicks have declined a recent trade offer that would have sent the No. 3 overall draft pick to the Hawks in exchange for the eighth and 10th picks, a source told ESPN's Jonathan Givony....
20:56, 06/18/2019

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
20:28, 04/28/2019

Volkswagen Factory Workers in Tennessee Reject Union The vote was a defeat for the United Automobile Workers, which has tried unsuccessfully to organize workers at plants owned by foreign automakers in the South....
04:42, 06/15/2019

Denver on track to reject 'magic mushroom' legalization Voters in Denver appeared to have said "no" to a plan to decriminalize possession of psilocybin, the hallucinogenic drug in what is widely known as "magic mushrooms", partial results showed....
12:28, 05/08/2019

Bernie Sanders calls on US to reject ‘hatred and divisiveness’ Saying the American dream of upward mobility is in “peril,” Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday gave a spirited defense of democratic socialism while condemning the power of the wealthy and d...
23:28, 06/12/2019

Gannett board members reelected as shareholders reject MNG nominees Gannett shareholders have voted to reject MNG Enterprises' board nominees, according to preliminary results of the vote.        ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

'I reject your hypothesis': Tarantino lashes out at criticism over female actors Director reacts angrily to questions about limited screen time for Margot Robbie in Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood, and violence against female charactersQuentin Tarantino responded sharply to questi...
20:56, 05/22/2019

At least 16 states reject settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma WASHINGTON NBC — Top legal officials in 27 states and territories and lawyers for more than 2,000 cities and counties announced Wednesday they had agreed to a tentative multi-billion-dollar settlement...
16:28, 09/12/2019

Johnson and Hunt reject police call not to publish leaks Boris Johnson has told Sky News it is wrong for police to tell the media not to publish further leaks after Scotland Yard urged news services to hand over the information instead....
15:28, 07/13/2019

Golden Dawn loses its luster as Greeks reject militant far-right The far-right Golden Dawn party has failed to win a single seat in Greece's new parliament, an outcome political analysts said reflects a slow improvement in the country's fortunes after years of wren...
19:28, 07/08/2019

House conservatives urge Trump to reject budget deal A group of House conservatives is launching an 11th-hour bid to tank a sweeping budget deal, pressing President Donald Trump to reject it unless he gets new concessions. Fiscal conservatives, furious...
02:14, 07/23/2019

Gannett shareholders reject hedge fund’s board candidates The vote at Gannett’s annual meeting amounted to a rejection of Alden’s Media News Group’s attempt to acquire the newspaper chain through a hostile takeover launched in January....
21:00, 05/16/2019

UK opposition parties reject Boris Johnson’s election call Britain’s opposition parties say they won’t support Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s call for an election when it comes to a vote next week, piling more pressure on Britain’s embattled leader...
14:28, 09/06/2019

Tories line up to reject 'convoluted mess' of May's Brexit deal Withdrawal of support suggests deal may be defeated by greater margin than last timeA string of Conservative MPs have said they can no longer back Theresa May’s Brexit deal, in a sign that many could ...
22:28, 05/21/2019

Brexit: Opposition parties to reject prime minister's second election bid Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn led talks with UK opposition parties on Friday, resolving not to back Boris Johnson's second move for a general election. The prime minister is planning a vote in parliamen...
15:42, 09/06/2019

Obama: Reject language from leaders that 'normalizes racist sentiments' Former President Barack Obama responded to the weekend mass shootings in Ohio and Texas on Monday with a plea to Americans to reject the language of hatred, fear and intolerance from any of their lead...
01:42, 08/06/2019

US reportedly urges South Korea to reject Huawei products In one incident, a U.S. State Department official told a South Korean counterpart that local telco LG Uplus Corp, which uses Huawei's equipment, should "not be allowed to serve in sensitive areas...
03:28, 05/23/2019

Tsipras rallies faithful but Greece is set to reject his radical dream Charismatic prime minister was once a hero of progressives but is likely to lose election after years of political compromiseIn Syntagma Square, all the way from the grubby marble stairs opposite the ...
10:28, 07/07/2019

Occidental urges shareholders to reject activist Icahn's proposal Occidental Petroleum Corp on Tuesday called on its shareholders to reject https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/797468/000114036119012312/nc10003014x1_prec14a.htm activist investor Carl Icahn's move...
02:14, 07/03/2019

Nucor shareholders reject proposal on disclosing lobbying details Nucor Corp shareholders have rejected a proposal that would make the company report on its political lobbying, heading off efforts to make one of the most high-profile corporate actors in Washington m...
00:28, 05/15/2019

Icahn, Caesars reject too-low takeover offer from Eldorado Resorts Carl Icahn is caught in a game of poker with a casino baron — and he may not be holding the cards he hoped. Caesars Entertainment, which Icahn prodded onto the auction block in April, has rejected a t...
03:42, 06/07/2019

'I don't see a recession': Trump and advisers reject talk of economic disaster Peter Navarro and Larry Kudlow dispute market indicatorsTariffs are hurting China not US, trade aide insists Donald Trump and his chief trade advisers insisted on Sunday the US is not facing a recessi...
06:56, 08/19/2019

EU expected to reject outright Johnson and Hunt's backstop plan Next PM will be told in ‘no uncertain terms’ that axing backstop amounts to no dealBoris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt’s Brexit plan to axe the Irish border backstop from the withdrawal agreement will be re...
13:28, 07/16/2019

Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and separating CEO: chairman Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate...
00:28, 05/30/2019

Exxon holders reject separate CEO-chairman, climate resolutions Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles at the largest publicly traded oil producer....
00:00, 05/30/2019

Most Americans reject government healthcare for illegal immigrants: Poll A new poll by CNN shows a large majority of Americans disagree with positions that many of the Democratic presidential candidates have taken on healthcare....
01:28, 07/02/2019

China urges U.S. to reject transit stop by Taiwan president China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday the United States should not allow Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to transit through the country en route to the Caribbean....
11:00, 07/01/2019

Exxon shareholders reject splitting CEO, board chair roles Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have split the roles of the chief executive officer and board chairman at the largest publicly traded oil producer....
20:14, 05/29/2019

UEFA reject PSG's appeal to overturn Neymar's Champions League ban "Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar\u0027s appeal against a three-match Champions League ban for insulting match officials following the French side\u0027s elimination from the competition last season...
15:42, 06/19/2019

U.S. should reject 'prejudice' on China religious rights: state media The United States should reject "prejudice" and respect facts instead of vilifying China's record on religious rights, the Communist Party newspaper People's Daily said on Saturday after fresh critici...
10:42, 07/20/2019

The Met museum to reject donations from Sackler family over opioid crisis Move follows similar recent decisions about Sackler philanthropy, including by the Guggenheim museum and the Tate in BritainThe Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York announced on Wednesday that it wi...
23:28, 05/15/2019

Met to reject gifts from Sacklers amid fury over opioid crisis The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced Wednesday that it would no longer accept gifts from the Sackler family, principal owners of the drugmaker behind the painkiller blamed in the deadly opioid epi...
23:28, 05/15/2019

Obama urges Americans to reject leaders who use racist language Former US president Barack Obama has urged Americans to reject language coming from any of their leaders that "feeds a climate of fear and hatred or normalises racist sentiments"....
11:14, 08/06/2019

Zenit St Petersburg reject 'racist banner' towards new signing Malcom "Russian club Zenit St Petersburg have responded to media reports that fans displayed a racist banner at the weekend during their Premier League match against Krasnodar."...
22:28, 08/05/2019

76th Venice Film Festival to embrace, not reject, Netflix The 76th Venice Film Festival will feature three Netflix productions alongside Hollywood titles, embracing the streaming giant again after the Cannes Film Festival excluded it for a second year in a r...
16:42, 07/25/2019

Liberals reject bid to study reports of pressure on former diplomats over China Two former diplomats said they received calls invoking the Prime Minister's Office and asking them not to contradict the Canadian government on China....
01:42, 07/31/2019

UK Lawmakers Again Reject Call For Early Election, Narrowing PM's Options British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's dreams of an election that would clear his path to Brexit by the end of October were decisively dashed early Tuesday morning, leaving him with no obvious means.....
05:42, 09/10/2019

Wildlife officials reject petitions to protect Yellowstone’s bison Wildlife advocates have campaigned for decades to halt the routine slaughter of bison migrating out of Yellowstone to reach their winter grazing grounds in Montana....
11:42, 09/07/2019

Iran Guards reject U.S. talks, cleric threatens carrier Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday Tehran would not negotiate with the United States and a senior cleric warned that a U.S. navy fleet could be "destroyed with one missile", as a U.S aircraft ...
17:28, 05/10/2019

Paper Round: Man Utd reject Pogba-Neymar swap offer from PSG "A Paul Pogba-Neymar swap, Rafael Benitez’s Newcastle exit, Arsenal’s interest in Kieran Tierney and Harry Maguire’s potential Manchester City move all feature in Tuesday’s Paper Round."...
01:28, 06/25/2019

UK lawmakers reject PM Johnson's request to hold an early election Britain's parliament on Tuesday rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson's call for a national parliamentary election, voting against the government's request for a national ballot....
06:28, 09/10/2019

Ashleigh Barty sorry she had to reject Andy Murray’s Wimbledon offer • ‘It was the hardest decision I have ever had to make’• Australian speaking after beating Venus WilliamsAshleigh Barty has described turning down Andy Murray’s request for her to be his partner in th...
00:00, 06/22/2019

Palestinian Business Leaders Reject Trump’s Economic Overture The Trump administration is organizing a conference to show Palestinian business leaders the economic benefits of its Mideast peace plan. The Palestinians are saying no thanks....
01:14, 05/21/2019

Physicians group calls on members to reject IAAF regulations The World Medical Association has called on its members not to implement new International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) regulations that restrict testosterone levels in female athletes ...
10:14, 05/03/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards reject talks with U.S. after Trump offer Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday Tehran will not negotiate with the United States and denied any U.S. attack was likely, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump urged talks and said he could...
15:00, 05/10/2019

US urges world powers to reject Iran’s ‘nuclear extortion’ The United States is urging world powers involved in the nuclear deal with Iran not to give in to “extortion” by providing Tehran with new economic incentives to get it to back off its recent escalati...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Sudan’s Protesters Reject Military Plan a Day After Bloody Crackdown The movement’s leaders rejected a military plan to hold elections within nine months and instead vowed a civil disobedience campaign to force the military from power....
05:42, 06/05/2019

Palestinians reject Kushner 'economy first' approach to Mideast peace Palestinian officials on Saturday dismissed proposals unveiled by President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner for big money projects to form the first economic portion of the Trump administratio...
20:28, 06/22/2019

Europeans reject "ultimatums" from Iran as it eases nuclear curbs European countries said on Thursday they wanted to preserve Iran's nuclear deal and rejected "ultimatums" from Tehran, after Iran scaled back curbs on its nuclear program and threatened moves that mig...
14:28, 05/09/2019

Transplant centers reject potentially usable kidneys as patients die, study says Roughly 9 percent of people on the kidney waitlist die, and about 84 percent of once rejected kidneys end up being used with somebody -- suggesting some of the deaths could be prevented, according to ...
21:00, 08/30/2019

UPDATE 1-XPO investors back exec pay, reject call for independent chair XPO Logistics Inc on Wednesday said investors ratified the company's executive compensation plan and rejected shareholder proposals calling for an independent board chair and sexual harassment prevent...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Bummer: Denver Voters Reject Magic Mushroom Decriminalization Measure An ordinance to decriminalize psilocybin mushrooms in Denver that the Denver Post reported was “the first of its kind put to a vote in the nation” failed on Tuesday, with results showing it failed 48 ...
17:28, 05/08/2019

Idrissa Gueye set for PSG medical as Crystal Palace reject Everton’s Zaha bid • Senegal international to complete £32m move this week• £52m offer for Zaha rejected by PalaceIdrissa Gueye is set for a medical with Paris Saint-Germain on Monday as the Senegal midfielder moves clo...
03:14, 07/29/2019

Chelsea reject new Bayern bid as Hudson-Odoi targets September return • German champions £22.5m approach is turned down• Hudson-Odoi making swift recovery from achilles injuryChelsea have rejected a new bid from Bayern Munich for Callum Hudson-Odoi as they attempt to co...
20:42, 06/28/2019

Juve reject K League complaints after Ronaldo sits out Seoul friendly "Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli on Wednesday rejected allegations that the Italian champions acted irresponsibly after Cristiano Ronaldo did not feature in a pre-season friendly against the K League...
23:42, 07/31/2019

Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and splitting CEO, chairman roles Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate...
10:14, 05/30/2019

Republicans should reject Maxine Waters' bad Export-Import Bank deal Democrats are eager to ramp up a corporate welfare agency and load it up with some lefty mandates. That's no surprise. What's inexplicable is that at least one powerful Republican is going along with ...
06:00, 06/20/2019

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulat...
02:42, 05/23/2019

Iran's Zarif calls on Trump to reject hawkish allies' thirst for war Iran's foreign minister called on Tuesday on U.S. President Donald Trump to reject his hawkish allies' thirst for war, adding that Iranians had outlasted every aggressor for millennia....
18:56, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Occidental urges shareholders to reject activist Icahn's proposal Occidental Petroleum Corp on Tuesday called on its shareholders to reject activist investor Carl Icahn's moves to launch a proxy fight for four seats on the company's board....
02:14, 07/03/2019

Nissan, Japan reject merger overture from Renault chief, report says Nissan and the government of Japan have spurned efforts by Renault, Nissan’s French partner, to engage in merger talks, the Financial Times reported....
17:42, 04/29/2019

Prosecutors reject Cuba Gooding Jr.'s bid to dismiss NY groping charge The Oscar-winning actor was accused of grabbing and squeezing the breast of a 29-year-old woman at a bar in midtown Manhattan on June 9.        ...
00:14, 07/18/2019

"Reject Language Feeding Climate Of Fear": Obama After US Mass Shootings Former president Barack Obama warned on Monday against leaders feeding a "climate of fear" through their rhetoric as the United States mourned 31 people killed in two weekend mass shootings....
07:42, 08/06/2019

White House May Lift Sanctions on Venezuelan Officials Who Reject Maduro Vice President Mike Pence offered potential sanctions relief after an uprising led by Juan Guaidó fizzled and Venezuela’s military stuck with Nicolás Maduro....
03:14, 05/08/2019

Fifa reject call for male referees at Women's World Cup Fifa have rejected high-profile demands to use both male and female referees in future Women's World Cups , following the chaotic scenes during England's last-16 win over Cameroon on Sunday....
14:28, 06/25/2019

Amazon shareholders reject proposal to ban facial recognition sales to governments Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulat...
19:56, 05/22/2019

Haryana Minister Anil Vij Calls Navjot Singh Sidhu A BJP Reject Haryana Minister Anil Vij has criticised Navjot Singh Sidhu over his resignation from the Punjab Cabinet, calling the Congress leader a rejection of the BJP....
14:14, 07/15/2019

Bavarian, Austrian conservatives reject Orban's call to work with populists The leaders of Austria and Bavaria rejected on Friday a call by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban for their center-right group in the European Parliament to ally with populist, nationalist parties...
13:28, 05/03/2019

| Sudan protesters reject army election plan after deadly crackdown Sudan's protest movement has called for fresh rallies and rejected the military rulers' election plan after nearly 40 people were killed in what demonstrators called a "bloody massacre" by security fo...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Reject the 'jobs versus environment' narrative – we can have both | Mijin Cha and Jeremy Brecher Union workers support Green New Deal policies because they know there doesn’t have to be a tradeoff between climate action and good jobsIt is a classic narrative: jobs versus the environment. We have ...
17:42, 09/10/2019

Sanders to Call for Rivals to Reject Money From Health Care Industry In a speech in Washington, Mr. Sanders will lay out his vision of “Medicare for all,” while saying all candidates should reject money from health care companies....
17:14, 07/17/2019

Reject the 'jobs versus environment' narrative - we can have both | Mijin Cha and Jeremy Brecher Union workers support Green New Deal policies because they know there doesn’t have to be a tradeoff between climate action and good jobsIt is a classic narrative: jobs versus the environment. We’ve he...
13:43, 09/10/2019

Republicans Reject Cuts to Wall Funding, While Democrats Threaten Filibuster WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican-controlled Senate committee on Thursday rejected Democratic attempts to cut President Donald Trump’s latest border wall request and prevent him from again fu...
07:01, 09/13/2019

Wilfried Zaha requests transfer after Crystal Palace reject Everton bid Everton offered £70m plus McCarthy as well as Tosun on loanStriker seeking to force Palace’s hand before first matchWilfried Zaha has submitted a transfer request to Crystal Palace after they rejected...
01:14, 08/08/2019

State lawmakers reject veto, agree to sink surplus submarine COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In what they call the best of three bad options, South Carolina legislators have reaffirmed their decision to sink the submarine Clamagore, which has been floating in Charleston ...
01:00, 06/28/2019

Ministers reject plans for 1p per garment levy to tackle fast fashion Government backs only voluntary measures for clothing industry despite rising environmental costs Ministers have rejected recommendations from MPs to clean up the huge environmental impact of fast fas...
10:28, 06/18/2019

Live Updates: Doctors Reject Mamata Banerjee's Offer, Stalemate Continues The doctors' strike in West Bengal entered the sixth day today.On Saturday evening, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had announced that she acceptedall valid demands of the protesting......
09:00, 06/16/2019

Joe Biden to reject Trump's 'clenched fist, closed hand and hard heart' Former vice-president to launch campaign in Pennsylvania‘I am running to offer our country a different path’Formally launching his third presidential campaign on Saturday, Joe Biden will accuse Donald...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Iranians, Iraqis march to back Palestinians, reject Trump Mideast plan Tens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual "Quds (Jerusalem) Day" in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan touted by U.S. President Donald Trump as the "deal ...
15:00, 05/31/2019

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 country, has been rejected by the junior doctors......
11:00, 06/15/2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art to reject funding from Sackler family over links to opioid crisis The Sackler name is emblazoned on the walls at some of the world’s great museums, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which has become the latest institution to sever ties over the family’s link t...
07:00, 05/16/2019

British MPs Reject Boris Johnson's Call For Early Elections, Brexit Plan British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government was left in limbo on Wednesday after MPs voted to derail his Brexit plan and rejected his call for an early election to break the political deadlock....
01:42, 09/05/2019

Trump attacks Obama after his call to reject hateful language – live updates Trump tweets: ‘Did George Bush ever condemn President Obama after Sandy Hook. President Obama had 32 mass shootings during his reign’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.36pm BST Jo...
17:42, 08/06/2019

Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement.        ...
00:56, 05/23/2019

Homeless people reject developer's offer of 'free money' to leave area In a bizarre stunt Friday, an elf-costumed real estate developer threw money at residents of a homeless camp in California in an effort to entice them to leave....
14:56, 07/13/2019

U.K. opposition parties reject Boris Johnson’s attempt to break deadlock over Brexit Johnson already lost a vote on the same question this week, but plans to try again Monday, saying an election is the only way to break the country's deadlock over Brexit....
18:00, 09/06/2019

Amazon investors reject call to limit facial recognition system sales Amazon shareholders have voted against a proposal to limit the company from selling its facial recognition technology to law enforcement and government agencies. The proposal, which highlighted concer...
23:14, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 3-Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulat...
23:14, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong students reject closed-door talks with city leader Student unions from two Hong Kong universities have turned down invitations from city leader Carrie Lam for talks about the recent unrest over her proposal to allow the extradition of suspects to main...
08:28, 07/05/2019

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam vows to reject 'harmful' criminal justice bills Looking to mend fences with disgruntled black constituents after a scandal in Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam said Wednesday he's rejecting two criminal justice bills he says will only add to racial disp...
20:56, 05/01/2019

'We reject any ultimatums': Europe responds firmly to Iran's nuclear deal threat The EU has responded firmly to Iran's threat to roll back its 2015 nuclear deal commitments, saying in a statement Thursday that it rejects any ultimatums but remained committed to the multilater...
10:28, 05/09/2019

Firm urges JPMorgan investors to reject Jamie Dimon’s compensation package Jamie Dimon earns too much money, according to one of Wall Street’s most powerful watchdogs. An influential advisory firm recommended that JPMorgan Chase shareholders reject a $31 million compensation...
07:14, 05/09/2019

Arsenal reject chance to re-sign Milan-bound Ismaël Bennacer from Empoli • Club had clause that allowed them to match bids for midfielder • Neil Lennon says Celtic want to keep Kieran TierneyArsenal have rejected the opportunity to re-sign Ismaël Bennacer, with the Algeria...
19:28, 07/16/2019

Georgetown University poll: Nation at edge ‘of civil war,’ but voters reject compromise Voters are pointing fingers at social media, TV news, and politicians for the breakdown in everyday civility in the country, but instead of compromise, they want their leaders to double down and champ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Denver voters reject psychedelic mushrooms; mayoral race heads for runoff Voters in Denver have rejected a proposal to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms, and will soon participate in a runoff election to determine the city's next mayor....
19:14, 05/08/2019

Trump administration to reportedly allow federally funded adoption agencies to reject same-sex couples President Trump's administration will reportedly reverse his predecessor's policy of blocking federal funding for religious adoption organizations that refuse to serve same-sex couples....
01:00, 05/25/2019

Sanders to urge 2020 rivals to reject health insurance industry donations U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, pushing an ambitious "Medicare for All" health plan that has split Democratic White House contenders, will urge his rivals on Wednesday to reject campaign d...
16:56, 07/17/2019

Japan to reject South Korea's request for meeting on export curbs: Kyodo Japan will reject South Korea's request to hold another working-level meeting on Tokyo's recent tightening of export controls, Kyodo News reported on Wednesday, citing government sources....
16:28, 07/17/2019

Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party Makes Big Gains as U.K. Voters Reject the Status Quo (LONDON) — Veteran politician Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party scored big gains in European elections, with his party and several anti-Brexit parties dooming the governing Conservative Part...
17:56, 05/27/2019

Facebook's Libra Could Aid Law Enforcement Facebook executive David Marcus told Congress this month that the proposed cryptocurrency could be a valuable tool, partly because of the vast amounts of information that will be generated about its u...
13:42, 07/30/2019

'My Word Means Something': Indie Dev Elaborates On His Viral Decision To Reject Epic Store Exclusivity In late July, Wlad Marhulets, the solo developer behind just-released horror game Darq, received the golden ticket: an email from Epic Games asking if he’d like Darq sold on their hugely popular onlin...
00:42, 08/22/2019

GOP senators urge Trump to reject Iran's ‘nuclear blackmail,’ seek to ‘snapback’ sanctions at the UN Three top GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s violation of the 2015 nuclear agreement -- and highl...
22:56, 07/06/2019

Girl Found Dead In Madhya Pradesh School, Parents Reject Suicide Claim An 11-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself on the premises of her school hostel in Madhya Pradesh's Dindori district, police said today. Going by her suicide note, she wasn't.....
22:00, 07/22/2019

U.S. urges S. Korea to reject Huawei products, citing security risks - Chosun Ilbo The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington to get its allies to reject t...
04:00, 05/23/2019

The Health 202: This family planning group says it will still reject federal money over abortion referral rule 'We’re done. We’re going to withdraw from the program and rely on local resources for as long as we can,' Maine Family Planning CEO George Hill said....
15:42, 07/22/2019

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
21:56, 07/16/2019

US Treasury has 'serious concerns' Libra could be used for terrorism The US government views cryptocurrencies, including Facebook-backed Libra, as a national security issue. In a press conference today, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Treasury Department has...
01:00, 07/16/2019

Big bad Libra: Do we really need (or want) Facebook to reinvent money? Facebook's cryptocurrency scheme will undoubtedly generate value and a following. But if the hairs on the back of your neck start to raise up, you're not alone....
15:28, 06/24/2019

SEC Weighs Whether to Regulate Facebook's Libra U.S. securities regulators are examining whether Facebook Inc.’s planned cryptocurrency should fall under their oversight, a development that could further complicate the project....
14:42, 07/13/2019

Facebook Libra scams already on the rise Ahead of the launch of Facebook Libra, a new investigation by The Washington Post has discovered a dozen accounts, pages and groups on both Facebook and Instagram that claim to be official hubs of the...
22:42, 07/23/2019

Want to make $10,000 from Libra? Break its blockchain The supposedly independent group of companies tasked with overseeing the delivery of Facebook‘s “cryptocurrency” Libra has announced a public bug bounty. In a blog post yesterday, the Libra associatio...
19:28, 08/28/2019

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early insight into how the U.K. central bank will approach ...
07:14, 06/21/2019

UK MP on Libra: Facebook’s almost trying to turn itself into its own country Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency‘ Libra is ruffling feathers among UK politicians amid concerns that the technology giant’s entry into the world of finance would give it too much power. Similarly to their U...
18:56, 07/22/2019

Facebook's Libra Could Aid Law Enforcement, Company Says Facebook executive David Marcus told Congress this month that the proposed cryptocurrency could be a valuable tool, partly because of the vast amounts of information that will be generated about its u...
18:00, 07/30/2019

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It? On Tuesday Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that it will launch (along with 27 other partners) in 2020. A little like Bitcoin and a little like PayPal, Libra will be a new digital currency, ...
20:00, 06/19/2019

‘Counter and reject’ leaders who seek to ‘exploit differences’ between us, urges Guterres at historic mosque in Cairo Speaking in Cairo’s historic al-Azhar mosque on Tuesday, UN chief António Guterres issued a call for societies, faiths and cultures everywhere to “focus on what unites us”, urging everyone to work tog...
19:56, 04/28/2019

House Democrats reject Trump budget cuts, roll out $46.4B energy and climate spending bill House appropriators on Tuesday sought to increase funding to combat global warming, releasing a fiscal year 2020 energy and water spending bill that rejects President's Trump's proposed budget cuts....
00:56, 05/15/2019

Sanders vows to reject donations from drug and health insurance industry, seeking to pressure Biden Sen. Bernie Sanders promises to reject donations from drug and health insurance executives and lobbyists. Will that give him an edge in his fight with Biden over health care?...
16:42, 07/17/2019

U.S. urges South Korea to reject Huawei goods, citing security risks: Chosun Ilbo The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington to get its allies to reject t...
06:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. urges S. Korea to reject Huawei goods, citing security risks - Chosun Ilbo The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington to get its allies to reject t...
05:42, 05/23/2019

Facebook's Libra Bets It Can Bank the Unbanked Facebook has an ambitious goal for its proposed cryptocurrency, Libra: to bring financial services to the hundreds of millions of people world-wide who don’t use banks or other traditional institution...
16:14, 08/22/2019

IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency Libra could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy, and potential "backdoor dollarization," the IMF's ch...
18:00, 07/17/2019

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative....
02:42, 06/19/2019

EU regulators to set high bar to authorise Libra, ECB's Coeure says European Union regulators will set a high bar on regulatory approvals for virtual currency projects in Europe, including Facebook's Libra, European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure said on Frid...
13:28, 09/13/2019

Facebook's Libra Is a License to Print Money A bunch of big companies have agreed to pony up $10 million each to take part, and it is easy to see why: On some reasonable-sounding assumptions about its take-up, it could be insanely profitable in ...
16:42, 06/23/2019

Investors Bet That Visa, Mastercard Can Stand Up to Libra Investors are betting that Facebook’s efforts to create a blockchain-based payments system won’t threaten credit-card companies’ winning streak—at least for now....
02:42, 06/19/2019

Libra Association opens Bug Bounty program to everyone Facebook's Calibra digital wallet isn't expected to launch until 2020. But, as you might expect, the organization created to protect the Libra cryptocurrency that will be used with Calibra (...
19:56, 08/27/2019

Fed's Powell Says Facebook's Libra Raises 'Serious Concerns' Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and legislators in both parties expressed broad concern about Facebook’s plan to create a cryptocurrency-based payment network....
01:28, 07/12/2019

Facebook needs to drop Libra and buy Square, Jim Cramer says "It's clearly doing more harm than good," the "Mad Money" host says. Instead Facebook should buy Square for $70 billion and expand the payments network worldwide....
01:14, 07/18/2019

Facebook won't make Libra available until regulators are happy Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate hearing, Calibra head David Marcus has stressed that th...
19:42, 07/15/2019

Stablecoins like Libra must be held to highest standards: G7 Stablecoins like Facebook's Libra can foster financial inclusion but they must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure that they aren't used to launder money and that users are protect...
15:14, 07/18/2019

Facebook's real goal with Libra is to become even more of a utility David Marcus, the head of Facebook's digital currency project, said the company expects Libra will drive more advertising revenue for the company....
23:28, 07/15/2019

Libra Association launches bug bounty program The Libra Association has announced a bug bounty program with up to $10,000 in rewards for identifying security flaws in the blockchain's testnet code.Read More...
16:42, 08/27/2019

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the com...
14:14, 07/17/2019

Facebook, stop trying to make Libra happen Just when we thought Facebook’s Libra couldn’t be subject to any more scrutiny, it turns out that data protection bosses from all over the world have banded together to share concerns about the ‘crypt...
17:42, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
23:28, 07/16/2019

Facebook's Libra coin likely to run a regulatory gauntlet Facebook Inc will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny over a new digital currency that the social media company hopes will become globally recognized legal tender within a year....
00:28, 06/29/2019

How Facebook's Libra could lead you to clean out your wallet Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra has some experts concerned about security issues. A possible bigger problem: out-of-control spending by consumers....
18:56, 07/05/2019

Facebook to Hire Banking Expert to Run 'Libra' David Marcus, Facebook's vice president of messaging products and a key figure behind 'Libra' digital currency project, made the statement in an interview....
16:56, 06/29/2019

U.S. Warns Switzerland on Oversight of Facebook's Libra The U.S. urged Switzerland to ensure its regulations governing cryptocurrencies are strong enough to prevent abuse, as the European banking hub prepares to host Libra, a digital currency proposed by F...
02:56, 09/11/2019

Hong Kong University Students Reject Invitation to Meet City’s Leader for Closed-Door Talks Representatives from two Hong Kong universities rejected an invitation Friday to meet privately with the city’s leader and discuss the political crisis that has flared over a controversial extra...
12:00, 07/05/2019

Ten Sovereigns wins in France, Japan wins in France Ten Sovereigns hits the win column impressively in the Darly July Cup at Newmarket in England while Japan travels from Ireland to win the Grand Prix de Paris....
01:28, 07/16/2019

Congress finally catches up to the ‘bitcon’ after Libra controversy As I was saying in a column back on May 22, bitcoin and all the other phony cryptocurrencies need to be investigated. They are “bitcons” — confidence games that are going to eventually cheat anyone fo...
08:14, 07/18/2019

Facebook's Libra puts 'unregulated cryptocurrencies' into focus The G7 ministers said this week they want to clamp down on cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra, arguing new and untested digital coins risk destabilizing international monetary systems. But can the...
00:56, 07/20/2019

BoE's Carney says keeping open mind on Facebook's Libra Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said he is keeping an 'open mind' on the potential utility of Facebook's planned cryptocurrency, but warned it may face strict regulation if it takes off....
19:14, 06/18/2019

Facebook will launch its Libra digital currency in 2020 Facebook has finally revealed plans to launch its new digital currency Libra next year. The tech giant said users would be able to use the coin through its apps and on Facebook-owned messaging service...
14:14, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency, Libra, could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy, and potential "backdoor dollarization," the IMF's ...
19:14, 07/17/2019

‘Arrogance,’ ‘a ploy,’ ‘bold’: Here’s what officials are saying about Facebook’s Libra Officials at home and abroad sounded off this week about Facebook's plans to start a cryptocurrency, expressing fears it could destabilize financial markets....
02:00, 07/20/2019

Here are the Senate’s sickest burns dished out to Facebook’s Libra Facebook‘s digital currency, Libra, has been causing a bit of a ruckus lately. Since its plans became public a few weeks ago, headlines have largely been awash with why it’s probably a bad idea. Natio...
19:56, 07/17/2019

Facebook Needs 'Very High Standard' For Libra Coin: US Treasury Facebook must meet "a very high standard" before it moves ahead with its planned digital currency Libra, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday....
07:00, 07/16/2019

Facebook's Libra launch will extend its global domination Cryptocurrency could wipe out many businesses and further concentrate corporate powerEvery week, dozens of people walk into the Sunshine convenience store in Charlottesville, Virginia, to send money t...
11:56, 06/18/2019

Japan urges G7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook Inc's Libra digital currency for any fresh challenges that could be overlooked ...
06:00, 07/18/2019

Libra launch won't happen until regulators are happy: Coeure Global regulators will not let Facebook launch its Libra currency until all their concerns, ranging from money laundering to financial stability, have been addressed and "a prolonged discussion" may b...
17:56, 07/18/2019

Washington Has Doubts About Facebook's Libra Payments Network Cryptocurrency backers found a silver lining in President Trump’s Thursday attacks on bitcoin: The attention from him—and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell the same day—shows the industry’s growing importanc...
19:00, 07/12/2019

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Facebook was questioned by senators who said they don’t trust the social-media giant to operate a global cryptocurrency, but its main challenge will be overcoming skepticism from global regulators....
05:14, 07/17/2019

Swiss welcome scrutiny in handling Libra cyrptocurrency: watchdog Switzerland welcomes international scrutiny of the way it oversees the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project and is ready to work with other countries to ensure seamless supervision, the top Swiss...
12:00, 09/12/2019

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the new financial service will allow consumers to keep th...
14:56, 06/18/2019

| Facebook’s big Libra launch 'only fanned the flames' for critics Congress holding hearings on Facebook’s plan for a possible digital coin suggests that the high-profile debut for Libra was likely a public relations effort gone bad....
23:42, 07/15/2019

Japan urges G-7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G-7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook's Libra digital currency for any fresh challenges that could be overlooke...
06:28, 07/18/2019

G7 urges strict Libra regime, eyes minimum tax Digital currencies like Facebook's Libra must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure they are not used to launder money and that users are protected, a Group of Seven taskforce urged ...
15:14, 07/18/2019

'I don't think you should launch Libra': US lawmakers hammer Facebook over currency House members challenge company over its plans to protect data and question its goals in latest clash on Capitol HillFacebook once again faced intense questioning from US lawmakers over the future lau...
00:00, 07/18/2019

Why Facebook's Libra currency gets the thumbs down | Joseph Stiglitz Only a fool would trust Facebook with their financial wellbeing. But maybe that’s the point of the Libra currencyFacebook and some of its corporate allies have decided that what the world really needs...
17:00, 07/02/2019

Facebook's Libra Could Give Dollar, Banks Some Welcome Competition Facebook’s new digital currency has the potential to become a true alternative to national currencies by creating a de facto central bank, which other fin-tech startups and cryptocurrencies have faile...
17:28, 06/26/2019

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Libra Coin Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on......
08:14, 06/20/2019

Is Facebook’s new Libra currency a play to become the world’s banker? The social-media giant says it wants to provide financial services to billions of people around the world, including those who lack access to banking....
03:42, 06/19/2019

Central bankers weigh up Facebook's Libra plan A senior member of the Swiss National Bank said he was open-minded about Facebook's cryptocurrency project, while an Italian official looked for more information as central bankers try to get to grip...
13:56, 06/25/2019

| Privacy watchdogs warn Facebook over Libra currency Global privacy regulators have joined forces to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its planned cryptocurrency, Libra....
16:28, 08/06/2019

China says new digital currency will be similar to Facebook's Libra China's proposed new digital currency would bear some similarities to Facebook's Libra coin and would be able to be used across major payment platforms such as WeChat and Alipay, a senior central bank...
10:28, 09/06/2019

UK watchdog wants more detail on Facebook's Libra coin plan There was "insufficient" detail to understand Facebook's plans to expand into payments and launch its own Libra coin, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Tuesday....
13:56, 06/25/2019

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how secure Libra would be, and on the fact that a subs...
04:14, 06/19/2019

UK's data watchdog seeks more clarity from Facebook over Libra Britain's data protection watchdog said on Monday that it had joined with its counterparts from around the world in calling for more openness about Facebook's proposed Libra digital currency....
18:00, 08/05/2019

US, UK regulators ask Facebook how Libra will protect personal data Facebook knew its Libra cryptocurrency would face a regulatory gauntlet, but it might not have expected a united front. Regulators from the US, UK, EU and four other governments have asked Facebook t...
21:42, 08/05/2019

| Facebook's Libra currency could threaten the euro - official Widespread adoption of Facebook's proposed 'Libra' cryptocurrency could harm the European Central Bank's ability to manage the eurozone economy and threaten the euro itself, a top official said....
00:28, 09/04/2019

Facebook's Libra coin closely watched by authorities: FSB Facebook's plan to expand into payments is not expected to be on the agenda of this week's G20 summit in Japan, but the social media giant's intentions could lead regulators to take a closer look at c...
17:28, 06/25/2019

Facebook's Libra faces EU antitrust probe: Bloomberg Facebook Inc's proposed digital currency Libra faces anti-trust probe by European Union regulators, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a document seen by the organization....
21:00, 08/20/2019

Facebook’s Libra Association is being investigated by EU antitrust regulators Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is being probed again, this time by European Union antitrust regulators. The European Commission said it is "currently investigating potential anti-competi...
05:00, 08/21/2019

Facebook's Libra Coin Frightening, Company Co-Founder Says Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, who initiated the call to break up the social networking giant, has termed the new digital currency Libra "frightening"....
14:14, 06/22/2019

Bitcoin Fans Spy Opportunity in Facebook Libra Launch Bitcoin’s backers are adamant that Facebook’s coming digital currency, Libra, won’t spell the demise of other cryptocurrencies. To the contrary, many believe the launch of Libra spells opportunity....
15:56, 06/18/2019

Can Facebook's Libra Avoid Regulators? History Suggests Not For all its crypto styling, Facebook’s Libra looks less like bitcoin and more like a 50-year-old type of investment fund that has attracted intense regulatory scrutiny since the 2008 financial crisis....
13:56, 07/04/2019

Libra: US Congress asks Facebook to pause development Legislators say they need time to investigate cryptocurrency and its potential impactThe US Congress has asked Facebook to pause development on its Libra cryptocurrency until lawmakers have had more t...
13:14, 07/03/2019

EU looking to see if Facebook's Libra currency poses competition risks EU regulators are examining Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency to see if it harms competition, Europe's antitrust regulator said on Wednesday, the latest watchdog to voice concerns about the so...
22:00, 09/04/2019

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new technology could be tough....
12:14, 06/26/2019

Cryptocurrency 101: What every business needs to know There’s promise and peril in the still-evolving world of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ether. Here's everything individuals and businesses need to know about the basics of wallets, exchanges, a...
20:28, 06/18/2019

| Johnson fails again | Hong Kong residents urged to reject violence: WATCH the top world news videos for today UK lawmakers reject Johnson's bid for early election | Chief Executive Carrie Lam urges all Hong Kongers to say no to violence; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
07:14, 09/10/2019

Regulators from Australia, Canada, UK hit Facebook with Libra privacy concerns Facebook's history of mishandling data has come back to haunt it as the privacy and regulatory community team up to probe the social media giant on Libra....
12:00, 08/06/2019

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra - French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch its Libra digital coin, a French G7 presidency sourc...
19:14, 07/17/2019

Facebook Unveils Crypto Wallet, Based on Currency Libra Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets and designed for mainstream users....
11:56, 06/18/2019

Swiss-based Libra will have to meet tough U.S. standards-U.S. Treasury The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project must meet the highest standards for combating money laundering and terrorism financing if it is to get off the ground, a senior U.S. Treasury official sai...
23:42, 09/10/2019

Bitcoin price falls below $10,000 as boost from Facebook's Libra fades Cryptocurrency climbed to nearly $14,000 on news social network was launching rivalThe price of bitcoin has fallen back below $10,000, down 30% from last week’s peak of nearly $14,000.Continuing its w...
10:00, 07/02/2019

Facebook’s Libra currency gets backing from MasterCard, Visa, PayPal and more Today, Facebook finally announced its long-rumored cryptocurrency platform, Calibra. Some speculated that the company would rely on outside firms and existing cryptocurrency exchanges, like the Winkle...
12:42, 06/18/2019

Bitcoin near two-week highs, fueled by hopes for Facebook's Libra Bitcoin held on Tuesday near its highest for two weeks after surging as much as 9% overnight, a move analysts said was probably driven by hopes that cryptocurrencies are gaining wider acceptance after...
11:42, 07/09/2019

Facebook Libra digital currency will carry hidden costs When Facebook announced its intention to get into the money business, we wondered what would be next. Its own court system? An army?: Our view       ...
00:42, 07/04/2019

Switzerland warns Facebook's Libra it will face extra scrutiny Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency suffered another setback on Wednesday when Switzerland said the proposed payments system could face strict rules that typically apply to banks, on top of tough anti-mo...
19:56, 09/11/2019

Singapore wants more details on Facebook Libra before deciding on regulatory response Country's central bank remains in talks with Facebook and wants more details on how the US social media platform plans to implement its cryptocurrency before exploring potential legislation....
21:42, 07/08/2019

Facebook forced to take action against fraudsters peddling fake Libra It’s barely been a month since Facebook unleashed its cryptocurrency Libra into the wild and published its whitepaper. But already, the social media giant has been forced to address a growing number o...
17:00, 07/23/2019

Facebook's Libra seeks Swiss payment system license Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking a Swiss payment system license, financial watchdog FINMA said on Wednesday, noting the breadth of the planned services would require broad oversight...
10:00, 09/11/2019

'Flaky, unstable, bad with money': Astrologers on Facebook's Libra currency With Mars in the 12th house at the time of the announcement, the new cryptocurrency should ultimately succeedWhen Facebook announced its cryptocurrency Libra, which shares its title with an astrologic...
22:00, 06/20/2019

Swiss-based Libra will have to meet tough U.S. standards: U.S. Treasury The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project must meet the highest standards for combating money laundering and terrorism financing if it is to get off the ground, a senior U.S. Treasury official sai...
14:56, 09/10/2019

Swiss watchdog expects details on Facebook's Libra by end of month Switzerland's privacy watchdog expects to receive details on Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency by the end of this month, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Tuesday....
18:14, 08/20/2019

Facebook should stop trying to disrupt payments with Libra and focus on repair Facebook has had quite a run operating in the completely unregulated, wild world of social media, finally ending with a mea culpa that it needs government regulation in order to manage the massive soc...
18:00, 08/18/2019

Fed's Powell expects Facebook's Libra to be topic among G7 finance chiefs Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Thursday said he expects concerns about Facebook Inc.'s proposed new crypto currency Libra to be a main topic of discussion next week when finance ministers and ...
17:42, 07/11/2019

Facebook's Libra must be 'rock solid' before launch warns BoE's Carney Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin must show it is "rock solid" before it can be allowed to launch, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Thursday....
17:42, 07/11/2019

Bitcoin price rises past $11,000 following Facebook’s Libra announcement Bitcoin’s price continues to rally surpassing the $11,000 mark over the weekend for the first time in 15 months. At the time of writing, Bitcoin‘s price had decreased by approximately 1.15 percent, wi...
14:28, 06/24/2019

Bank of England to mull access for likes of Facebook’s Libra LONDON (AP) — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney is open to the idea of letting new payment services such as Facebook’s upcoming Libra hold funds with the central bank — something previously l...
20:42, 06/20/2019

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra: French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch its Libra digital coin, a French G7 presidency sourc...
19:56, 07/17/2019

Facebook's Libra: Why is the world fascinated by a cashless society Facebook’s Libra is joining the cryptocurrency world alongside Bitcoin and Ethereum, but this isn’t the first cashless method on the market. As companies are simplifying consumer transacti...
19:14, 06/28/2019

Facebook Libra Digital Currency Raises 'Serious Concerns': US Fed Chief US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns are addressed....
08:56, 07/11/2019

ECB's Draghi cites 'substantial' concerns about Facebook's Libra plans European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has added his voice to a chorus of policymakers concerned about Facebook's proposed digital currency Libra....
16:28, 07/25/2019

Swiss National Bank in close contact with authorities on Libra Switzerland's central bank is in close contact with relevant authorities over Facebook's Geneva-based Libra cyptocurrency project, Swiss National Bank Vice-Chairman Fritz Zurbruegg said on Tuesday....
11:28, 08/27/2019

G7 urges tough Libra regulation, agrees to tax digital giants Digital currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset the world's financial system, Group of Seven finance...
15:56, 07/18/2019

Amazon would be a better choice than Facebook to develop Libra, author Ben Mezrich says Ben Mezrich, who wrote the book that inspired the movie "The Social Network," told CNBC that Amazon would be a better choice than Facebook to develop Libra....
19:56, 07/18/2019

Bitcoin soars past $13,000 as Facebook's Libra fuels demand Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high on Wednesday, as investors looked for safety in alternative investments amid geopolitical tension, and cheered prospects that Facebook Inc's Libra token could push c...
22:42, 06/26/2019

Facebook official says regulatory concerns to be addressed before Libra launch Facebook Inc's top official overseeing the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency plans to tell U.S. lawmakers the company will not launch the digital currency until regulatory concerns and approvals are...
18:00, 07/15/2019

There are now over 5,000 cryptocurrency ATMs around the world The number of cryptocurrency ATMs worldwide continues to grow. The 5,000 milestone appears to have been reached in the past few weeks. As of June 1, there were 4,858 cryptocurrency ATMs. According to ...
15:28, 06/26/2019

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's Upcoming Cryptocurrency In case you hadn’t heard, Facebook’s working on a cryptocurrency. There have been plenty of rumors floating around on the secretive project, codenamed Libra, for a while now, but this week we saw the ...
02:42, 06/08/2019

FCA proposes ban on cryptocurrency products Financial Conduct Authority says cryptoassets are ill-suited to small investors and very volatileThe UK’s markets regulator has proposed a ban on financial instruments linked to digital “cryptocurrenc...
13:14, 07/03/2019

The small nations going big on cryptocurrency Belarus is among a handful of smaller countries creating rule books for digital currencies, which could help shape the development of the global market.Read More...
15:42, 07/29/2019

Cryptocurrency Derivatives Face U.K. Ban A British regulator proposed a ban on selling derivatives based on bitcoin and other digital currencies to individual investors, calling these products “unsuitable investments” for nonprofessionals....
14:42, 07/04/2019

No, NASA Did Not Say It's Developing Its Own Cryptocurrency Let’s get one thing straight right now: “crypto” means “cryptography.” It does not mean “cryptocurrency.” Unless you’re a person who thinks the blockchain is the future, that is, which is how we ended...
09:42, 09/06/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
01:00, 06/14/2019

You can now buy shares in this brewery using cryptocurrency Paying for coffee with Bitcoin is a common trope in the cryptocurrency industry, but what about beer? More specifically, what about buying shares of a beer company with Bitcoin? The edgy Scotland-base...
13:56, 07/05/2019

Cryptocurrency Q1 roundup: How did XRP perform? Cryptocurrency and blockchain were built to usurp centralized authorities like governments and banks. And then came Ripple, the digital asset that throws the cypherpunk ideology straight out the windo...
16:56, 05/03/2019

China set to launch its own cryptocurrency China is preparing to launch a national cryptocurrency as part of a plan to expand further into financial technology.The system could be the most advanced cryptocurrency released to date, opening up t...
17:14, 09/06/2019

AT&T now accepts cryptocurrency, and it’s probably a bad idea American cell network operator AT&T has announced it’s accepting cryptocurrency as an online payment option. AT&T says it will be offering the payment method through cryptocurrency payment services pr...
10:42, 05/24/2019

Halt Libra Project Until Concerns Addressed: Federal Chief To Facebook US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns are addressed, comments that......
02:14, 07/11/2019

The group overseeing Facebook's libra is applying for a payments license in Switzerland The Libra Association, the organization in charge of overseeing Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency, said Wednesday it will apply for a payments license in Switzerland....
13:28, 09/11/2019

Bitcoin reaches 18-month high as Facebook's Libra spurs interest Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high on Wednesday, a surge analysts said was caused by nervous traders looking for safety in alternative investments and expectations that Facebook's Libra could turn cry...
17:42, 06/26/2019

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra: Bank of England's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does not allow money laundering or finance terrorism, Ban...
10:28, 06/21/2019

'Facebook is already too big and too powerful': Senate to dig into Libra, the tech giant's new crypto project (FB) The US Senate Banking Committee plans to hold a hearing on Facebook's newly-announced Libra cryptocurrency project on July 16th, Reuters reports. On Tuesday, Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), the ranking...
10:00, 06/20/2019

Unruly social media no model for Facebook's Libra currency: BoE's Carney Facebook cannot expect its new Libra currency to benefit from the same unregulated free-for-all that helped the company achieve a dominant position in social media, Bank of England Governor Mark Carne...
21:28, 06/20/2019

Facebook's Libra seeks payment system license from Swiss FINMA The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking a payment system license under Swiss financial watchdog FINMA, it said on Wednesday, spelling out in more detail how it hopes to be regulated....
08:00, 09/11/2019

Europe should ignore 'treacherous promises' of Facebook's Libra currency: ECB's Mersch Facebook's proposed Libra currency could undermine the European Central Bank's ability to set monetary policy and Europe should ignore its siren call of "treacherous promises" ECB board member Yves M...
13:42, 09/02/2019

Global regulators to question Facebook's Libra amid EU concerns: paper Global regulators will question Facebook on Monday about its Libra cryptocurrency, amid concerns from European Union governments over the threat the digital currency poses to financial stability, the ...
11:28, 09/15/2019

Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Treasury secretary took the unusual step on of saying ...
00:28, 07/16/2019

Swiss privacy office wants details on Facebook's Libra crypto project Switzerland's privacy watchdog said on Tuesday it has yet to receive a reply to a July 17 letter seeking details about Facebook's Swiss-based Libra cryptocurrency project, adding it needs the informa...
23:14, 07/23/2019

Fed chief calls for Facebook to halt Libra project until concerns addressed U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns are addressed, comments that pre...
02:42, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook official says regulatory concerns to be addressed before Libra launch Facebook Inc's top official overseeing the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency plans to tell U.S. lawmakers the company will not launch the digital currency until regulatory concerns and approvals are ...
18:14, 07/15/2019

Facebook's Marcus says regulatory concerns to be "fully addressed" before Libra launch Facebook's top official overseeing the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency plans to tell U.S. lawmakers the company does not plan to launch the digital currency until regulatory concerns and approvals ...
17:28, 07/15/2019

Britain won't try to stop Facebook's new Libra digital coin, says UK finance minister Regulators, not lawmakers, should decide whether Facebook needs a banking license to launch Libra, says outgoing U.K. finance minster Philip Hammond....
16:28, 07/15/2019

Japan sets up working group on impact of Facebook's Libra ahead of G7 Japanese authorities have set up a working group to discuss the impact Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin could have on monetary policy and financial regulation, government sources said, ahead of ...
02:56, 07/13/2019

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies: FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-founder Chris Hughes said in an opinion piece in th...
18:28, 06/21/2019

World's policymakers ready for action to control Libra: Italy's Tria The world's top financial policymakers gathering in France on Wednesday are worried about Facebook's plans to launch a digital currency and have decided to act to keep this initiative in check, Italy'...
19:14, 07/17/2019

Facebook's Libra Project Is Getting Hammered From All Sides, With Fed Chair Raising 'Serious Concerns' Facebook’s already-troubled Libra cryptocurrency project, which has already run into significant opposition among the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services and the Senate Banking Committee, is ru...
06:42, 07/11/2019

EU antitrust regulators raise concerns about Facebook's Libra currency: sources EU antitrust regulators want to know whether Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency and its use of consumer data pose possible anti-competitive constraints, people familiar with the matter said on ...
14:42, 08/21/2019

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies - FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-founder Chris Hughes said https://www.ft.com/conten...
14:42, 06/21/2019