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  • food Nov 26, 2019

    Where's Justice? High Drama Unfolds in Southwest DC Bald Eagle Nest After Male Goes Missing

    A high drama is unfolding in the nest of Liberty and Justice, two bald eagles who have hatched several eaglets above the police academy in Southwest D.C. over the last 15 years.

  • NEW YORK Oct 16, 2019

    Boxer Patrick Day Dies After Suffering Brain Injury During Chicago Bout

    Boxer Patrick Day has died days after suffering a traumatic brain injury during a bout on Saturday at Chicago’s Wintrust Arena, according to manager Lou DiBella.

  • JUDGE Oct 3, 2019

    US House Panel Taps Defunct Startup for Facebook Files

    A U.S. congressional committee has requested a trove of internal Facebook documents that the company’s critics say will demonstrate how the social media giant unfairly leveraged its market dominance to crush or absorb competitors. The request by the House Judiciary Committee comes amid a flurry of new antitrust investigations of technology giants, including ones by the Federal Trade Commission and...

  • Facebook Oct 3, 2019

    EU Court: Facebook Can Be Forced to Remove Content Worldwide

    The European Union’s highest court ruled Thursday that individual member countries can force Facebook to remove what they regard as unlawful material from the social network all over the world — a decision experts say could hinder free speech online and put a heavy burden on tech companies.

  • Donald Trump Sep 15, 2019

    Saudi Arabia: Drone Attacks Knocked Out Half Its Oil Supply

    Yemen’s Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oil field Saturday, sparking huge fires at a vulnerable chokepoint for global energy supplies. The drone attacks affected up to half of the supplies from the world’s largest exporter of oil, though the output should be restored within days, multiple news...

  • Donald Trump Aug 19, 2019

    Iranian Tanker Sought by US Heads to Unknown Destination

    An Iranian supertanker hauling $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects to be tied to a sanctioned organization lifted its anchor and begun moving away from Gibraltar late on Sunday. The trail left by GPS data on Marinetraffic.com, a vessel tracking service, showed the Iran-flagged Adrian Darya 1, previously known as Grace 1, moving shortly before...

  • Donald Trump Aug 18, 2019

    Iranian Tanker to Leave Gibraltar Soon Despite US Pressure

    The shipping agent for an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff says the vessel is ready to depart Gibraltar on Sunday or Monday, as the U.S. made a last-minute effort to seize it again. The head of the company sorting paperwork and procuring for the Grace 1 oil tanker in the British overseas territory said the vessel could be...

  • CEO Aug 16, 2019

    Walmart Just Showed It's Being Even More Aggressive to Take on Amazon

    Walmart’s latest quarterly earnings report just revealed how the biggest retailer in the world is being even more aggressive in order to take on Amazon. In the midst of a trade war between the U.S. and China, and in the wake of two deadly shootings at Walmart stores, everyone is tuned in to what Walmart has to say about tariffs...

  • lawyer Aug 9, 2019

    Bribe Or Donation? Parent's Defense Questions the Difference

    Robert Zangrillo is accused of paying $250,000 to get his daughter into college as a fake athlete. Prosecutors call it a bribe. But his lawyers say Zangrillo isn’t much different from parents who make formal donations to try to give their children an advantage in the admissions process. Zangrillo’s lawyers offered a glimpse into their defense plans in a recently...

  • United States Jul 28, 2019

    10,000 in Appalachia Will See Medical Debt Forgiven, Highlighting National Issue

    More than 10,000 people in Appalachia will sigh with relief this month after two donors from the region helped nonprofit RIP Medical Debt purchase and forgive $10 million of medical debt. But it’s just a drop in the bucket of the $88 billion of medical debt racked up in the United States over the past year, NBC News reports. “We’re...

  • Europe Jul 23, 2019

    Tokyo Olympics Bring New Sports as Event Embraces Millennials

    Tokyo 2020 is not going to be your grandparents’ Olympic Games. When the International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed five new sports were to be included in the Tokyo 2020 Games, it was a clear signal the organization was making a concerted effort to embrace youth culture. To that end skateboarding, surfing, sports climbing and karate, as well as the return...

  • Facebook Jul 22, 2019

    As Instagram Tests Its ‘Like' Ban, Influencers Will Have to Shift Tactics to Make Money

    Instagram’s test of hiding “likes” on posts just expanded to more markets around the globe. For influencers, or individuals who work with brands to promote services or products on social media, this will likely mean a continued shift away from “vanity metrics” — such as likes or follower counts — and toward actual sales. Facebook -owned Instagram said in April...

  • The Associated Press Jul 18, 2019

    Hawaii Expands Power to Block Telescope Protesters

    Thousands of protesters have joined a swelling effort to stop construction of a telescope they have long tried to keep off a mountain considered sacred to some Native Hawaiians, but state officials doubled down Wednesday on their commitment to ensure the project will be completed. After a day of growing crowds and arrests of elderly demonstrators, Hawaii Gov. David Ige...

  • Instagram Jul 14, 2019

    NFL Opens Football Academy in London

    At 6-foot-3 and 238 pounds with eye-catching quickness, 17-year-old Sergei Starodoubtsev is, in many ways, exactly what football coaches and recruiters across the United States desire. His only disadvantage? He lives in East London, where opportunities to play the American game are difficult to find. That’s why Starodoubtsev was at soccer power Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium earlier this month, one...

  • CEO Jun 5, 2019

    Boeing's Rocky Road to Win Back Trust After Deadly 737 Max Crashes: ‘We Know We Have Work to Do'

    After two deadly crashes, Boeing is scrambling to convince regulators to allow its cash cow, the 737 Max, back in the air. Rebuilding trust with the public will be even trickier. Aviation authorities worldwide in mid-March grounded Boeing’s best-selling jet, a revamped and more fuel-efficient version of its workhorse aircraft that has been flying for more than 50 years. The...

  • Facebook May 16, 2019

    Facebook Busts Israel-Based Campaign to Disrupt Elections

    Facebook said Thursday it banned an Israeli company that ran an influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts engaged in spreading disinformation. Nathaniel Gleicher, Facebook’s head of cybersecurity policy, told reporters that the tech giant had purged 65 Israeli accounts, 161 pages, dozens of groups and four Instagram accounts. Although Facebook said...

  • Donald Trump May 1, 2019

    Fact Check: Trump's Deceptive Arms Trade Treaty Argument

    In announcing that he will withdraw the United States from the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, President Donald Trump falsely claimed that under the international agreement, the U.S. would “surrender American sovereignty” and allow “foreign bureaucrats to trample on your Second Amendment freedom.” As a matter of fact, the treaty’s preamble clearly states that it reaffirms “the sovereign right of...

  • Internal Revenue Service Apr 15, 2019

    Here's What Happens If You Don't File Your Taxes By April 15

    2018 taxes are due soon and, though everyone’s tax situation is different, you could face real consequences if you don’t submit your return by the deadline, Monday, April 15. Here’s what you need to know.

  • Chicago Mar 21, 2019

    From ‘Full House' to Big House in College Scheme? Experts Differ

    Could Aunt Becky be headed to prison? It could go either way, experts say.

  • CEO Mar 21, 2019

    Back in Stock: Levi Strauss Returns to Wall Street With IPO

    Levi Strauss & Co., which gave America its first pair of blue jeans, is going public for the second time. The 166-year-old, San Francisco-based company, which owns the Dockers and Denizen brands, previously went public in 1971, but the namesake founder’s descendants took it private again in 1985.

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