Anonymous Source Tracker

Daily examples of how major news organizations in the United States use anonymous sources


UPDATE 1-China's property tax will be implemented according to ...
An official close to the Ministry of Finance told Reuters China will “definitely” introduce the tax within the tenure of the current administration, which began its ...

Reuters    March 14, 2019


Exclusive: Retailer Pier 1 Taps Debt Restructuring Lawyers-Sources ...
Lenders holding the debt have organized and tapped their own advisers, the people familiar with the matter said, a move that often presages restructuring ...

New York Times    March 14, 2019


Junk Debt Investors Win Few Breaks on 'Worst Ever' Covenants ...
... Johnson Controls International unit is being offered with some improvements to covenants in the debt agreement, according to people familiar with the matter.

Bloomberg    March 14, 2019


Amazon Going to Bat for the Yankees Offers Lessons for Hollywood ...
... to buy the YES Network, the TV channel that airs the Major League Baseball team's games, Bloomberg News reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Washington Post    March 14, 2019


India's Main Opposition Is Said to Pledge Single Sales Tax Rate ...
... will scrap the current structure of goods and services tax and adopt a single rate if it wins next month's federal election, people with knowledge of the matter said.

Bloomberg    March 14, 2019


Sainsbury Is Said to Argue Regulator Erred in Asda Deal Review ...
... Plc that changes the competitive landscape in the supermarket business, according to the people, who asked not to be identified because the matter is private.

Bloomberg    March 14, 2019


NATO Allies Like Germany Risk Another Spending Fight With Trump ...
... pay the full cost for American soldiers deployed on their soil, with 50 percent on top for the privilege of hosting them, according to officials briefed on the matter.

Bloomberg    March 14, 2019


Boeing 737 MAX deliveries in limbo after deadly crash: sources ...
... though production continued, after the United States joined a global grounding of the narrowbody model over safety concerns, industry sources said.

Reuters    March 14, 2019


S&P 500 and Nasdaq snap 3-day winning streak, Facebook shares ...
Investors also grappled with ongoing trade negotiations between China and the U.S. CNBC learned through three sources briefed on the matter that China ...

CNBC    March 14, 2019


Hungary's Orban asks European conservatives not to expel his party ...
A source close to Weber said the apology was “a start, but there could have been more. Of course, it is not sufficient to build trust... Many other signals are still ...

Reuters    March 14, 2019


Pentagon's Shanahan Defends Using Military Funds for Trump Wall ...
... or more, according to a dozen administration officials and people briefed on the matter. Shanahan said allies should simply pay a fair share of defense costs.

Bloomberg    March 14, 2019


UPDATE 1-Indian groups urge boycott of Chinese goods over ...
A senior government official, who refused to be named as he was not authorised to speak to media, said there has been a move to "restrict" Chinese imports but ...

CNBC    March 14, 2019


Indian groups urge boycott of Chinese goods to 'teach a lesson' after ...
A senior government official, who refused to be named citing service rules, said there has been a move to “restrict” Chinese imports but that India was not in a ...

Reuters    March 14, 2019


Indian groups urge boycott of Chinese goods over stance on ...
A senior government official, who refused to be named as he was not authorized to speak to media, said there has been a move to “restrict” Chinese imports but ...

Reuters    March 14, 2019


Lowell Recreational Pot Shop Opens Sat.
Another person with a medical license, Teri from Billerica, who declined to provide her last name, said Patriot Care has a very efficient operation. “It might be a ...

Associated Press    March 14, 2019


Telecom Italia's Board Did Not Debate Chairman's Future-Source ...
ROME — A board meeting at Telecom Italia (TIM) on Thursday did not discuss the fate of Chairman Fulvio Conti, a source with knowledge of the matter said.

New York Times    March 14, 2019


Russia's top banks plot temporary sanctions workaround: sources ...
... to help each other retain at least short-term access to the global financial system in the event that they are hit by fresh U.S. sanctions, sources familiar with the ...

Reuters    March 14, 2019


Executive gave tip that launched admissions bribery case
The official was not authorized to discuss the case and spoke on the condition of anonymity. Investigators recorded a meeting between the executive and the ...

Associated Press    March 14, 2019


Inquiry Into Lloyds' Handling of HBOS Fraud Slips to 2020-Source ...
A team of more than 30 lawyers is sifting hundreds of thousands of Lloyds documents, the source said, as well as interviewing victims of the fraud for which six ...

New York Times    March 14, 2019


FAA, Boeing Have Tussled Over Pilot Training for 737 MAX Software ...
... officials were informed about the training decision earlier this week, this person said, but other government and industry officials briefed on the matter said they ...

Wall Street Journal    March 14, 2019


Indian Groups Urge Boycott of Chinese Goods Over Stance on ...
A senior government official, who refused to be named as he was not authorized to speak to media, said there has been a move to "restrict" Chinese imports but ...

New York Times    March 14, 2019


U.S. college bribery scandal grates on those who missed the cut ...
And this (scandal) is an example of things gone awry,” said the father, who asked to remain anonymous so he could speak freely. His son chose to stay in public ...

Reuters    March 14, 2019


Best Mutual Funds and ETFs | Reuters.com
... its prime brokerage operations in Europe and has hired Sean Capstick in London to lead the efforts, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Reuters    March 14, 2019


Nations set to agree 'significant' plastic cuts | AFP.com
Sources close to the talks told AFP that several rich nations, led by the United States, were influential in watering down the pledge. An initial ministerial statement ...

Agence France-Presse    March 14, 2019


Italy Inc.'s China Embrace Said to Go From Banks to Energy ...
... for cooperation on international investments, potentially also involving state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti SpA, according to a person close to the company .

Bloomberg    March 14, 2019


Abrams, Biden meet as both weigh 2020 decisions - ABC News
Abrams, 45, narrowly missed being elected the first black woman governor in American history. A person close to Abrams confirmed the meeting and says it was ...

ABC News    March 14, 2019


Exclusive: Retailer Pier 1 taps debt restructuring lawyers - sources ...
... added debt restructuring specialists at Kirkland & Ellis LLP to a roster of advisers counseling the chain as it explores strategic alternatives, the sources said.

Reuters    March 14, 2019


FAA Holds Out on Grounding Boeing's Max 8: Opinion - Bloomberg ...
... planes crashed in October, PT Lion Mentari Airlines is considering a switch to Airbus SE, Bloomberg News reported citing a person familiar with the matter.

Bloomberg    March 14, 2019


Ashley Spars With Hedge Funds in Battle Over Debenhams Control ...
... strategy to gain control of the department-store chain for themselves, according to a person familiar with the matter, who asked not to be identified because the ...

Bloomberg    March 14, 2019


Newly signed Le'Veon Bell feels 'amazing' about joining Jets - ABC ...
A person with direct knowledge a person ...

ABC News    March 14, 2019


Trump tried to make the GOP border emergency fight about him. He ...
... in trying to limit defections, according to officials and lawmakers familiar with the efforts, many of whom requested anonymity to discuss private deliberations.

Washington Post    March 14, 2019


Argentina - Regional News
... embattled peso currency when the Treasury starts newly announced dollar sales in April, two people with direct knowledge of the plans told Reuters on Friday.

CNBC    March 14, 2019


Banks News Headlines | Reuters
... bankers from its private banking unit in recent months, three people with direct knowledge of the matter said, amid growing earnings pressure at the business.

Reuters    March 14, 2019


Credit Suisse Group AG (CS.N) Quote| Reuters.com
HONG KONG Chinese drone maker EHang is planning a U.S. initial public offering (IPO) this year, according to two people with direct knowledge of the matter, ...

Reuters    March 14, 2019


21 migrants saved in Moroccan waters trying to reach Spain - The ...
The official, who has information about the incident, wasn't authorized to discuss it and asked to remain anonymous. He said the migrants, all sub-Saharans, ...

Washington Post    March 14, 2019


SBI Holdings Inc (SBHGF.PK) News| Reuters.com
... majority stake in U.S. shared office space provider WeWork Cos, a source said, potentially doubling down on one of its biggest bets on a loss-making startup.

Reuters    March 14, 2019


Hungary's Orban Asks European Conservatives Not to Expel His Party
A source close to Weber said the apology was "a start, but there could have been more. Of course, it is not sufficient to build trust... Many other signals are still ...

New York Times    March 14, 2019


Senior Afghan official publicly criticizes U.S. negotiator on visit to ...
A State Department official who requested anonymity said Mohib's remarks “do not in any way reflect the high level of U.S.-Afghan coordination on all matters ...

Reuters    March 14, 2019


Israel | Reuters.com
Exxon Mobil Corp is considering exploring for oil and gas in Israel, said a person with direct knowledge of the matter, in what would make Exxon the first oil ...

Reuters    March 14, 2019


Print Edition - WSJ.com
s 737 MAX jetliners, according to people familiar with the matter, unusual inquiries that come amid probes of regulators' safety approvals of the new plane.

Wall Street Journal    March 14, 2019


The Latest: Jets agree to terms with CB Brian Poole - The ...
The person spoke to the AP on Thursday, March 14, 2019, on the condition of anonymity because the contract has not yet been signed. (Phelan M. Ebenhack ...

Washington Post    March 14, 2019


Deutsche Bank's Prized Hedge Fund Unit Languishes Amid Turmoil ...
... said the people, who declined to be identified because the bank doesn't publicly detail its prime results. The slump was a major contributor to Deutsche Bank's ...

Bloomberg    March 14, 2019


US probing certification of Boeing 737 MAX | AFP.com
... issued a subpoena to at least one person involved in the plane's certification, according to a Wall Street Journal article citing people close to the matter.

Agence France-Presse    March 14, 2019


Facebook's Daylong Malfunction Is a Reminder of the Internet's ...
... according to one current and one former Facebook employee, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not allowed to talk to reporters.

New York Times    March 14, 2019


Seahawks bring back Fluker, Wright, add Iupati - The Washington Post
The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity on because the team had not announced the deal. It was a busy second day of the ...

Washington Post    March 14, 2019


Ha Ha Clinton-Dix leaves Redskins after nine games, signs with Bears
Safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix agreed to a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears to end his nine-game tenure with the Washington Redskins. A person familiar with ...

Washington Post    March 14, 2019


Brazil Ends Visa Requirements for Visitors From U.S., Other Nations ...
However, Brazil doesn't expect to make significant progress on this issue during the visit, according to a person close to Mr. Bolsonaro's administration. Write to ...

Wall Street Journal    March 14, 2019


Two Killed, Several Wounded in Kyrgyz-Tajik Border Clashes - The ...
An official from the Ak-Sai village adjacent to the Tajik exclave, who asked not to be named because he was not authorized to comment publicly, told Reuters ...

New York Times    March 14, 2019


UK Ministers Ask Firms to Drum Up Support for May's Brexit Deal ...
... was made in a conference call on Brexit on Wednesday that was " uncomfortable" and "awkward", said the executive, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

New York Times    March 14, 2019


Boeing 737 MAX Deliveries in Limbo After Deadly Crash: Sources ...
... at or near the factory with yellow weights hanging in the place of engines, signs of lingering issues, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.

New York Times    March 14, 2019


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