News Trends, News Analysis, News Archive.



Hot Topics Related To `funding`

In Internet Explorer versions up to 8, things inside the canvas are inaccessible!

News Timeline

100 Articles About funding

topNews reuters.com

Saudi hopes purge will help push to join anti-illicit funding body

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has high hopes that a campaign of arrests to crack down on corruption will improve its chances of joining the Financial Action Task Force, a global body dedicated to combating illicit money flows.

cnn.com

These states are running out of funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program

Sixteen states will run out of federal funding for CHIP -- the Children's Health Insurance Program -- by the end of January, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Three-quarters of all states expect to exhaust funds by the end of March unless Congress can agree to fund it.

cnn.com

GOP doesn't want a shutdown, but no one can say how the showdown ends

Republicans on Capitol Hill promise they won't shut down the government on December 22 when funding lapses, but how will they pull it off with just a handful of legislative days? Nobody can explain that.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Shieldx Networks Secures $25 Mln In Series B Funding

* SHIELDX NETWORKS - CLOSED $25M SERIES B ROUND OF FUNDING WITH NEW INVESTORS INCLUDING ASHAR AZIZ, DIMENSION DATA AND SYMANTEC VENTURES Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

ING to stop funding utilities which rely too much on coal

LONDON, Dec 12 (Reuters) - ING by the end of 2025 will stop funding any utility company which relies on coal for more than 5 percent of its energy, the Dutch bank said on Tuesday.

cnn.com

Kimmel brings son on show, gets emotional

Jimmy Kimmel brought out his son, Billy, who underwent a second heart surgery, while he discussed funding for Children's Health Insurance Program.

worldNews reuters.com

EU suspends funding for Cambodian election

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The European Union has suspended funding for Cambodia's 2018 general election because the vote cannot be credible after the dissolution of the main opposition party, according to a letter sent to the national election committee on Tuesday.

companyNews reuters.com

Lending startup Affirm valued at $1.8 bln in latest financing round

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Silicon Valley lending startup Affirm said on Monday it has raised $200 million in a fresh round of funding, boosting prospects as the firm aims to go after the market for millennial shoppers needing loans.

healthNews reuters.com

U.S. House committee 'may reconsider' WHO cancer agency funds

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. congressional committee members warned on Friday that Washington's funding of the World Health Organization's cancer research agency could be halted unless it is more open about its operations.

politicsNews reuters.com

Trump signs short-term gov't funding bill, averts shutdown: White House spokeswoman

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has signed legislation to fund the federal government for two more weeks, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Friday, a move that averts a government shutdown while Congress negotiated a longer-term budget deal.

worldNews reuters.com

Hungary's Jobbik asks voters to help pay 'court-martial' fine

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary's main opposition Jobbik party has launched a crowd funding campaign to raise money for a state audit authority fine that it said could cripple it in the run-up to 2018 elections.

politicsNews reuters.com

Congress averts government shutdown for now

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress moved rapidly on Thursday to send President Donald Trump a short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown this weekend, leaving fights over budget priorities and a range of other controversial issues for the coming weeks.

politicsNews reuters.com

Congress moves to avoid government shutdown, talks resume Friday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress on Thursday moved rapidly to send President Donald Trump a short-term funding bill that would avert a government shutdown this weekend, leaving fights over budget priorities and other controversial issues for later this month.

domesticNews reuters.com

Connecticut infrastructure funding in question: state report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Connecticut's infrastructure projects are in jeopardy after revenue that helps pay off the state's transportation debt has decreased and additional funding sources have not yet been identified, according to a report released on Thursday.

cnn.com

CHIP funding latest victim of DC dysfunction

Ari Richter grabs the finger-stick glucose monitor from his mother's hand, insisting that he can do it himself. The 4-year-old presses the point against his chubby index finger until it pricks the skin to release a droplet of blood.

cnn.com

Mom chooses mortgage or son's insulin

Federal funding ran out in September for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and despite bipartisan support in the past, Congress has yet to pass the reauthorization. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

House Passes Two-Week Stopgap Bill to Keep Government Funded

Faced with a Friday deadline to pass a government funding measure, the House passed on Thursday a two-week fix to buy more time for negotiations.

politicsNews reuters.com

Pelosi says Democrats will not back short-term funding bill on Thursday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday her party would not support a short-term funding bill being brought up for a vote later in the day because it did not include any key Democratic priorities.

politicsNews reuters.com

Pelosi says Democrats won't back short-term funding bill in Thursday vote

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday her party would not support a short-term government funding bill being brought up for a vote later in the day because it did not include any key Democratic priorities.

politicsNews reuters.com

Republican Party backs Senate candidate Moore: official

(Reuters) - The Republican Party will resume funding the U.S. Senate campaign of Roy Moore after President Donald Trump endorsed the Alabama Republican, who is accused of sexual misconduct against teenage girls.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

The CHIP Program Is Beloved. Why Is Its Funding in Danger?

A children’s health insurance program popular with both Republicans and Democrats is in limbo because of partisan rancor that has stymied legislative action in Washington.

politicsNews reuters.com

Republican Party backs embattled Senate candidate Moore: official

(Reuters) - The Republican Party will resume funding the embattled U.S. Senate campaign of Roy Moore after President Donald Trump endorsed the Alabama Republican, who is accused of sexual misconduct against teenage girls.

politicsNews reuters.com

Democrats to join Trump, Republicans in talks to avert government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic leaders in Congress on Monday accepted an invitation to meet U.S. President Donald Trump and Republicans for talks to avert a government shutdown this week, even as the Democrats pressed demands on funding priorities and protecting immigrants.

cnn.com

McConnell: There won't be a shutdown

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday that he is confident there will not be a government shutdown over partisan disagreements about immigration issues when funding runs out at the end of the week.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-LM Funding America Inc Says Richard Russell Joined Co As CFO

* LM FUNDING AMERICA INC SAYS ON NOV 29, RICHARD RUSSELL JOINED CO AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER - SEC FILING Source text : (http://bit.ly/2jAhrXX) Further company coverage:

politicsNews reuters.com

House resorting to series of temporary funding bills

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives, still struggling to reach a deal with the Senate on funding the government for the fiscal year that began last Oct. 1, will push another stop-gap bill next week that would go until Dec. 22, a senior House aide said on Thursday.

cnn.com

Hill GOP plans stopgap bill to avoid government shutdown

House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Thursday plans to pass a short-term funding bill to keep the government open while budget talks continue for a longer-term solution.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-U.S. trial threatens funding for Turkey's dollar-dependent banks

* Deputy PM promises do whatever necessary if banks affected (Updates Wednesday report with U.S. court case)

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Amazon pledges up to $100 million in funding for voice technology

* AMAZON.COM INC ANNOUNCES UP TO ADDITIONAL $100 MILLION IN VENTURE CAPITAL FOR ITS "ALEXA FUND" TARGETING INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES -BLOG POST Further company coverage: (Reporting by Jeffrey Dastin Editing by Sandra Maler)

politicsNews reuters.com

White House does not expect U.S. government shutdown

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - The White House said on Wednesday that it does not expect the government to shut down next month, but has contingency plans in place if the U.S. Congress fails to reach a deal on funding the government by a Dec. 8 deadline.

healthNews reuters.com

U.S. to open office, award grants in opioid fight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday it was launching a Drug Enforcement Administration field office in the Appalachian region at the center of the opioid crisis and would issue $12 million in grant funding to help assist law enforcement.

healthNews reuters.com

WHO fears complacency as progress against malaria stalls

LONDON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Progress in the global fight against malaria has stalled amid signs of flatlining funding and complacency that the mosquito-borne disease is less of a threat, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.

politicsNews reuters.com

Congress government funding fight seen spilling into 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress is likely to miss a Dec. 8 deadline for passing legislation funding a wide range of federal government programs through Sept. 30, 2018, kicking the contentious debate into next year, a senior House aide said on Tuesday.

cnn.com

Democratic leaders won't attend budget meeting after President tweets it likely wouldn't result in a deal

Democratic leaders announced Tuesday that they will not attend a previously scheduled meeting with President Donald Trump after the President tweeted Tuesday morning that the meeting likely wouldn't result in a deal about funding the government.

environmentNews reuters.com

Germany clears $1.19 billion in diesel pollution funds for cities

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's federal government on Tuesday released 1 billion euros ($1.19 billion) of promised funding to help municipalities tackle diesel pollution but environmentalists doubt the move will help avert bans of polluting vehicles.

environmentNews reuters.com

German cities call on Merkel to release diesel pollution funds

BERLIN (Reuters) - German cities will call on the government to immediately release 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) of promised funding to cut diesel pollution and help them avert a potential ban on diesel vehicles.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Mountain Province Diamonds Says Received Extension Of Waiver Under Project Lending Facility Until Jan 31‍​

* MOUNTAIN PROVINCE DIAMONDS - RECEIVED EXTENSION OF WAIVER FOR FUNDING OF REMAINING RESERVE ACCOUNTS UNDER PROJECT LENDING FACILITY UNTIL JAN 31, 2018‍​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2k24NVn) Further company coverage:

lifestyleMolt reuters.com

Victoria Beckham's fashion business raises $40 mln for expansion

LONDON (Reuters) - Victoria Beckham, the former Spice Girl turned luxury fashion designer, has raised 30 million pounds ($40 million) to expand her stores and e-commerce channel via a new funding...

cnn.com

Senators want to add new DACA policy to spending bill

Sens. Dick Durbin and Lindsey Graham said they believe the Senate can reach a consensus on immigration policy, possibly as part of the year-end government funding bill.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Golub Capital BDC amends credit facility

* GOLUB CAPITAL BDC - ‍ON NOV 22, GOLUB CAPITAL BDC FUNDING ENTERED AMENDMENT TO DOCUMENTS GOVERNING FUNDING'S SENIOR SECURED REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY​

worldNews reuters.com

Border without doctors? South Koreans urge more funding for trauma care after defector drama

SEOUL (Reuters) - A defector’s treatment for critical injuries suffered during a dramatic dash from North Korea has highlighted a shortage of South Korean trauma doctors and again underscored Seoul's lack of preparedness in the event of hostilities with Pyongyang.

businessNews reuters.com

Lyft raises another $500 million in additional round of funding

The additional funding round, led by Alphabet Inc's CapitalG, is an extension of the $1 billion round announced in October.

healthNews reuters.com

Exclusive: India pares back planned funding for crucial public health scheme

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has approved a three-year budget for its flagship public health program almost 20 percent lower than what the health ministry said was needed, according to sources and previously unreported government documents reviewed by Reuters.

healthNews reuters.com

Proposed cuts in foreign aid could cause malaria resurgence

(Reuters Health) - If U.S. President Donald Trump cuts 44% of the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) funding, a significant proportion of the global budget for malaria control, there would be a worldwide resurgence of malaria, British researchers say.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-Libya's Waha Oil Co pumping 260,000 bpd, plans hampered by funding shortfall

TUNIS, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Libya's Waha Oil Co is producing about 260,000 barrels per day (bpd), up more than 100,000 bpd from the company's output levels this summer, but further gains are complicated by a lack of investment, its chairman said on Tuesday.

topNews reuters.com

Russia moves to shelter banks funding arms makers from sanctions

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has proposed ending the publication of the names of banks which finance Russian state-controlled arms producers, in a possible sign that Moscow is preparing for new U.S. sanctions.

cnn.com

Judge rules Trump's sanctuary city order unconstitutional

A federal judge has permanently blocked US President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with US immigration authorities.

nytimes.com

Judge Permanently Blocks Trump Sanctuary Cities Order

A federal judge on Monday permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.

businessNews reuters.com

SoftBank funding may spur Uber to re-think tough Southeast Asian market

SINGAPORE(Reuters) - SoftBank Group's multi-billion dollar investment in Uber Technologies Inc opens up the possibility of combining it with other ride-hailing assets the Japanese group owns in a consolidation of a rapidly growing business across Asia, industry sources say.

cnn.com

Bureau of Prisons ending contracts with 16 halfway houses

The Bureau of Prisons is cutting off funding for halfway houses throughout the country, saving money the bureau says it needs at the expense of what reform advocates say are vital programs to help prisoners transition effectively and safely out of the corrections system.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-KKR-backed Emerald Media leads $65 mln Series B funding in aCommerce‍​

* aCommerce says KKR-backed emerald media leads $65 million series B in co‍​

Venture Capital nytimes.com

As Silicon Valley Gets ‘Crazy,’ Midwest Beckons Tech Investors

Funding and start-ups are concentrated on the coasts, especially in California. But there are signs of an entrepreneurial awakening in the heartland, where talent is rich but prices aren’t.

worldNews reuters.com

Defiant Hun Sen tells U.S. to cut all aid to Cambodia

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen challenged the United States on Sunday to cut all aid after it announced it was ending funding for a general election next year in response to the dissolution of the main opposition party, media reported.

North Korea nytimes.com

Downing North Korean Missiles Is Hard. So the U.S. Is Experimenting.

Buried in an emergency funding request to Congress lie hints of new ways to confront Pyongyang, like cyberweapons and armed drones.

politicsNews reuters.com

Senate sends $700 billion defense bill to Trump, funding uncertain

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate passed a $700 billion defense policy bill on Thursday, backing President Donald Trump's call for a bigger, stronger military, but leaving unsettled how to fund the massive spending increase amid a Republican-led push to cut taxes.

worldNews reuters.com

Russia passes 'foreign agents' media law on second reading

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's lower house of parliament gave preliminary approval on Wednesday to a law giving Moscow the power to designate foreign media operating in Russia as "foreign agents" required to disclose where they get their funding and how they spend it.

technologyNews reuters.com

China ticketing platform Maoyan raises $150 million from Tencent

BEIJING (Reuters) - Maoyan, one of China's biggest online ticketing platforms, on Wednesday said it has secured 1 billion yuan ($150.82 million) in funding from internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd, valuing the company at 20 billion yuan.

companyNews reuters.com

China ticketing platform Maoyan raises $150 mln from Tencent

BEIJING, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Maoyan, one of China's biggest online ticketing platforms, on Wednesday said it has secured 1 billion yuan ($150.82 million) in funding from internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd, valuing the company at 20 billion yuan.

businessNews reuters.com

Qualcomm invests in Chinese AI facial recognition startup SenseTime

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) startup SenseTime Group said on Wednesday it has sealed an investment from chipmaker Qualcomm Inc as part of a funding round that will close later this year.

politicsNews reuters.com

House backs $700 billion defense policy bill, funding uncertain

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $700 billion defense policy bill on Tuesday, backing President Donald Trump's call for a bigger, stronger military, but failing to decide how to fund the massive spending increase.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Cisco says $1 billion program for smart cities​

* ‍FUNDING TO BE PROVIDED THROUGH CISCO CAPITAL IN PARTNERSHIP WITH DIGITAL ALPHA ADVISORS, APG ASSET MANAGEMENT AND WHITEHELM CAPITAL​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

politicsNews reuters.com

Senate approves Trump Transportation Department nominee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted Monday to approve a senior Transportation Department nominee and advance another nomination, after Republicans accused Democrats of blocking some nominees to push for funding of a New York area infrastructure project.

politicsNews reuters.com

Senate approves Trump transportation nominee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted Monday to approve a senior Transportation Department nominee and advance another nomination, after Republicans accused Democrats of blocking some nominees to push for funding of a New York area infrastructure project.

politicsNews reuters.com

U.S. Senate to vote on advancing Trump transportation nominees

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate was set to vote on Monday to approve a senior Transportation Department nominee and advance another nomination, after Republicans accused Democrats of blocking some nominees to push for funding of a New York area infrastructure project.

technologyNews reuters.com

EU markets agency warns new crypto coins could prove worthless

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Europe's top markets regulator has warned investors about the pitfalls of buying newly issued crypto coins, an experimental and unregulated form of online crowd funding particularly used by start-up businesses.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Finnish nickel producer, Trafigura tap electric vehicle boom

HELSINKI, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Finland's Terrafame nickel mine is planning to start producing material for electric vehicle batteries by 2020, the company said on Friday, after securing $200 million more in funding from commodities trader Trafigura Group.

worldNews reuters.com

Russia to amend law to classify U.S. media 'foreign agents'

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's parliament warned on Friday some U.S. and other foreign media could be declared "foreign agents" and obliged to regularly declare full details of their funding, finances and staffing.

domesticNews reuters.com

New York transit fares to rise without new funding sources: comptroller

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New funding sources for New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority will need to be identified for the authority to avoid unplanned fare and toll hikes, according to a report released on Thursday by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.

environmentNews reuters.com

Bloomberg gives $50 million to aid shift from coal worldwide

OSLO (Reuters) - Former New York mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg is donating $50 million to help nations around the world shift from coal to combat pollution and climate change, expanding his funding outside the United States.

politicsNews reuters.com

Minnesota Senate may halt operations on Dec. 1 due to funding dispute

(Reuters) - The Minnesota Senate will furlough its workers and suspend operations as soon as Dec. 1 due to an ongoing funding dispute with Governor Mark Dayton, the chamber's Republican leader announced on Wednesday.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-Paramount's $1 bln China funding deal scrapped after Beijing's scrutiny

* Paramount says deal ends after recent changes to China policies

politicsNews reuters.com

Democrat Phil Murphy wins New Jersey governor's election: media

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat Phil Murphy was elected governor of New Jersey on Tuesday, CNN and MSNBC projected, sweeping to victory in the race to succeed unpopular Republican Governor Chris Christie on a liberal agenda that included a $15 minimum wage and increased school funding.

politicsNews reuters.com

NFL opposes U.S. Republican tax plan on stadium funding

(Reuters) - The National Football League said on Tuesday it opposes a tax bill proposed by U.S. House of Representatives Republicans that could force teams to put up more of their own money to fund stadium construction.

technologyNews reuters.com

British app-only bank Monzo attracts $93 million in fresh funding

LONDON (Reuters) - British digital challenger bank Monzo has raised 71 million pounds ($93 million) in a funding round, the company said on Tuesday, to boost investment in its chase for customers disenchanted with traditional banks.

businessNews reuters.com

Will.i.am's startup raises $117 million, enters enterprise market

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - I.am+, the tech startup founded by pop star and entrepreneur will.i.am, has raised $117 million in venture funding, the company told Reuters on Monday as it announced its entry into the corporate computing market with a voice assistant for customer service.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-West High Yield clarifies agreement to sell mining assets

* West High Yield Resources Ltd - ‍Gryphon Enterprises does not have financial resources to complete proposed deal without third party funding​

healthNews reuters.com

U.S. House approves funding for children's healthcare program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to continue a federal insurance program for millions of lower-income children and pregnant women, but with an ongoing funding battle it could be weeks before the program gets more money.

cnn.com

Alzheimer's nonprofit stops taking funding from drugmaker

A leading advocacy group for Alzheimer's patients has stopped accepting funding from a Southern California drugmaker following a CNN investigation into the company that sparked a government probe.

cnn.com

Noah grills Clinton on funding dossier

During an appearance on "The Daily Show," Trevor Noah asked Hillary Clinton if there is a difference between her campaign funding the dossier research and the Trump campaign's connections to Russia.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

TransferWise raises $280 million from Old Mutual, IVP and others

NEW YORK (Reuters) - London-based startup TransferWise has raised $280 million in a funding round led by asset manager Old Mutual Global Investors and Silicon Valley venture capital firm IVP.

worldNews reuters.com

UK investigates Brexit campaign funding amid speculation of Russian meddling

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Electoral Commission is investigating whether a leading anti-EU campaigner breached referendum finance rules, after speculation mounted that Russia may have meddled in the Brexit vote.

Pruitt, Scott nytimes.com

Pruitt Bars Some Scientists From Advising E.P.A.

The new rules implemented by Scott Pruitt would effectively shut out many academic scientists who rely on federal funding, replacing them with researchers from industry.

worldNews reuters.com

World Bank approves $400 million to rebuild liberated Iraqi areas

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The World Bank on Tuesday approved $400 million in additional funding to help rebuild services to Iraqi areas recaptured from Islamic State militants after a three-year military campaign, the global development bank said.

domesticNews reuters.com

Chicago Public Schools gets improved rating outlook from S&P

CHICAGO (Reuters) - S&P Global Ratings revised the outlook on the Chicago Board of Education's junk credit rating to stable from negative on Tuesday, citing a boost in state and local funding for the cash-strapped school district.

politicsNews reuters.com

Senate Republican leader says on path toward deal on government funding

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday lawmakers and the Trump administration were "on a path" toward reaching a deal on a bill that would keep the government funded beyond Dec. 8.

healthNews reuters.com

U.S. drug pricing watchdog gets funding to expand efforts

(Reuters) - A U.S. independent nonprofit organization that evaluates the clinical and cost effectiveness of new medicines said on Tuesday it has received significant new funding that will enable it to greatly expand its work.

companyNews reuters.com

Puerto Rico's path to restore power shifts after Whitefish exit

NEW YORK, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Efforts to restore electricity to Puerto Rico nearly six weeks after Hurricane Maria are shifting as the island's utility and its regulators, along with U.S. authorities, removed a key contractor Sunday and moved to triple the funding of another.

companyNews reuters.com

Flood of Chinese capital seen shaking up aviation finance

HONG KONG/PARIS, Oct 30 (Reuters) - A flood of low-cost Chinese funding is shaking up the global aircraft leasing market, with Chinese capital now accounting for 28 percent of the $261 billion deployed by leasing firms worldwide, a study suggested on Monday.

worldNews reuters.com

U.S. wants Sahel force strategy before giving money: officials

KINSHASA (Reuters) - The United States strongly supports an African military force to combat extremist militants in the Sahel region, but needs to see a strategy for the operation before it considers funding, the U.S. envoy to the United Nations and the U.S. Africa commander said.

cnn.com

Little chance Congress can kill Mueller's funding

President Donald Trump Friday morning tweeted about the "costly" Russia investigations, the latest in a string of conservative complaints about the Russia probe led by special counsel Robert Mueller.

companyNews reuters.com

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Norway's wealth fund CEO says more banks to review CO2 footprint after BNP Paribas move

OSLO, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund expects more banks to address how their lending contributes to greenhouse gas emissions after BNP Paribas' decision to stop funding shale energy projects, the fund's CEO said on Friday.

domesticNews reuters.com

U.S. launches pilot program to alert owners of uncompleted auto recalls

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday it is funding a pilot program that will notify drivers in the state of Maryland if they have open uncompleted recalls at the time they register their vehicles.

cnn.com

Top Dems denied knowing about Trump dossier funding in talks with investigators

Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman John Podesta and former Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz both privately denied to congressional Russia investigators that they had any knowledge about an arrangement to pay for opposition research on President Donald Trump, three sources familiar with the matter told CNN.

domesticNews reuters.com

Mississippi court ruling is credit negative for schools: Moody's

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Moody's Investors Service on Thursday said a recent ruling by Mississippi's highest court against a number of public school districts that sought increased funding is negative for the state's school districts' credit.

healthNews reuters.com

Some GI disorders get disproportionate share of U.S. research funding

(Reuters Health) - Gastrointestinal (GI) disorders such as Crohn’s disease and Barrett’s esophagus get a bigger slice of U.S. public research funding than other GI conditions that affect many more Americans, researchers say.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Suncor says makes progress in oil sands project dispute with Total

CALGARY, Alberta, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Suncor Energy, Canada's second-largest energy producer, said on Thursday it has made progress in resolving a commercial dispute with joint venture partner Total SA over funding for the new Fort Hills oil sands mining project.

companyNews reuters.com

Bayer hints at shrinking cash call for Monsanto takeover funding

FRANKFURT, Oct 26 (Reuters) - German drugmaker Bayer on Thursday flagged it might reduce the size of its planned rights issue to fund the planned $66 billion takeover of Monsanto, citing proceeds from an antitrust-related asset sale to rival BASF

technologyNews reuters.com

Hong Kong, Singapore to link up trade finance blockchain platforms

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong and Singapore's de facto central banks unveiled plans on Wednesday to link trade finance platforms they are developing with blockchain technology, to reduce potential fraud and errors in the multi-trillion-dollar funding of international trade.

healthNews reuters.com

NeuroPace raises $74 million to market seizure-monitoring device

(Reuters) - NeuroPace Inc said on Tuesday it raised $74 million in equity funding as the medical device maker looks to rapidly expand commercialization of its device to treat epileptic seizures.

healthNews reuters.com

AstraZeneca among backers as Swiss cancer biotech raises $200 million

LONDON (Reuters) - An unlisted Swiss biotech company focused on developing "armed antibodies" to fight cancer has raised $200 million in a funding round backed by AstraZeneca and other private backers.