The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit to block the AT&T acquisition of Time Warner, a move that is being seen as a wide deviation from traditional antitrust action.Since the companies do not directly compete with each...
The Council of Economic Advisers is expected to publish a document on Monday that shows the real cost of opioid abuse in the United States having already crossed the half-trillion-dollar mark as of 2015. The real figure is $504...
This Wednesday's UK budget statement from the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, is expected to reveal a £400 million (about $530 million) Charging Infrastructure Investment Fund to help companies build charging points for electric vehicles.The...
Through an alliance comprising Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, Auchan Retail S.A. and Ruentex Group, the e-commerce giant will invest approximately $2.9 billion in China's hypermarket major Sun Art Retail Group Ltd.Alibaba will purchase its stake from Reuntex, while Auchan will increase...
Notwithstanding the publicly aired feudal thrusts and parries between President Trump and Senator Jeff Flake, the president's prediction of Flake being a "NO" on the tax reform bill is apparently untrue.Sen. Jeff Flake(y), who is unelectable in the Great...
"North Korea may have ICBM capable of reaching US this year, says South Korea" I did a double take when I read that, because the Reuters report published on CNBC (unintentionally, I'll grant) today indicates that the North Korean missile...
Chipmaker Marvell Technology on Monday said it would pay around $6 billion in cash and stock to buy rival company, Cavium.The semiconductor industry is quickly moving into a consolidation phase as larger companies like NVIDIA grow at a tremendous...
Just last week the Republican-led FCC axed several restrictions on media companies cross-owning TV and newspaper assets. Sources also reported the same day that chairman Pai and team will vote next month on killing a two-year old order that...
She says she didn't do it, but did Pink actually cringe at the AMAs when Aguilera went falsetto at one of the most memorable parts of Whitney Houston's forever classic, I will always love you?Yes. THIS. Christina fucking killed it...
One of the most famous cult leaders of recent times, Charles Manson, died at age 83 today while serving nine life terms. Manson leaves memories of mayhem and murder that are still raw in some Californians' minds after nearly...
Ammar Malik is only 10, but he successfully bypassed a security feature on iPhone X that Apple said was their most secure biometric tech ever. Nope, he's not a hacking prodigy or anything, it's just that he looks like...
Gaming major Sega has confirmed that Valkyria Chronicles 4 will be released for Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo Switch. The game, essentially another fantasy version of the World War II story, and will come in 2018.In a press release announcing...
Despite issuing a warrant dated November 9 for technical assistance from Apple to unlock the Sutherland Springs mass shooting perpetrator's iPhone SE two days after the press conference noting the retrieval of the phone, Apple says that authorities have...
You won't hear "ladies and gentlemen" on the New York City subway system anymore. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is now instructing subway conductors to use generic terms like "riders" and "passengers" instead of the traditional "ladies and gentlemen."In addition,...
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney indicated in a televised interview on Sunday that the White House is willing to remove a provision that would repeal the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as...
On Sunday, the Rhodes Trust announced its list of U.S. students comprising 32 men and women - 10 of whom are African Americans - for the Rhodes Scholarship to commence in the academic year 2018.The Rhodes Scholarship includes an...
The chairwoman of South Korea's liberal Democratic Party of South Korea, Choo Mi-ae, said that U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Asia earlier this month has improved bilateral relations between the two countries.South Korea was understandably disturbed by president Trump's threats...
Calls for President Robert Mugabe to step down as Zimbabwe's president were met with defiance from the 93-year-old statesman on Sunday. Mugabe said that he was going to preside over a ZANU-PF party meeting in December, a move that...
In stark contrast to the pomp and show of their famous wedding 70 years ago, Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip will celebrate their platinum anniversary with a modest family get-together at Windsor Castleon Monday.Elizabeth II and...
29-year-old Rahmael Sal Holt has been named as the suspect in the fatal shooting of a New Kensington police officer Brian Shaw.The driver of the SUV that was pulled over by Shaw has been arrested in a separate case, but...