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2 dead, 10 injured in multiple St. Louis shootings

2 dead, 10 injured in multiple St. Louis shootings

Police say two people have died and 10 more were injured in multiple shootings in St. LouisMay 24, 2020, 6:16 PM1 min readST. LOUIS -- Two men died and 10 other people were injured in multiple shootings Sunday in St. Louis. One man was shot several times inside his car in the Jeff-Vander-Lou neighborhood and…
Former US Rep. Allen West recovering after Texas crash

Former US Rep. Allen West recovering after Texas crash

Former U.S. Rep. Allen West of Florida was recovering Sunday after suffering a concussion, several fractured bones and cuts in a motorcycle crash in TexasMay 24, 2020, 8:27 PM2 min readWACO, Texas -- Former U.S. Rep. Allen West of Florida was recovering Sunday after suffering a concussion, several fractured bones and cuts in a motorcycle…
Minivan crashes into Florida liquor store, injuring 3 people

Minivan crashes into Florida liquor store, injuring 3 people

Officials say a minivan crashed into a Publix liquor store in Florida, injuring an employee and a customer and leaving many broken bottlesMay 24, 2020, 4:48 PM1 min readDADE CITY, Fla. -- A minivan crashed into a Publix liquor store in Florida, injuring an employee and a customer and leaving many broken bottles. The Tampa…
SpaceX’s 1st astronaut launch breaking new ground for style

SpaceX’s 1st astronaut launch breaking new ground for style

The first astronauts launched by SpaceX are breaking new ground for style with hip spacesuits, gull-wing Teslas and a sleek, matching rocketshipBy MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace WriterMay 24, 2020, 3:34 PM4 min readCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- The first astronauts launched by SpaceX are breaking new ground for style with hip spacesuits, gull-wing Teslas and a…
Illinois child welfare employee investigated after boy dies

Illinois child welfare employee investigated after boy dies

Documents show that Illinois prosecutors are investigating a former child welfare agency employee who supervised an abuse claim involving a 5-year-old suburban Chicago boy later found beaten to deathMay 24, 2020, 3:22 PM2 min readCRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. -- Illinois prosecutors are investigating a former child welfare agency employee who supervised an abuse claim involving a…
Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicles Operations Is Planning Many More Quick Cats And Fast 4x4s

Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicles Operations Is Planning Many More Quick Cats And Fast...

While many automakers are feeling the slowdown of the Pandemic, the lockdown, and the resulting economic turmoil, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is looking for speed and. they think theyll find it in their …
23% of Americans Are Planning to Make This Smart Social Security Move

23% of Americans Are Planning to Make This Smart Social Security Move

Social Security serves as a major income source for millions of retirees, and for those without much in the way of savings, it's a lifeline. If you're behind on retirement plan contributions, or are …
Round the Clock Diners remain open

Round the Clock Diners remain open

YORK, Pa. —Two Round the Clock Diners in York County have kept their dine-in services open since Mother's Day, defying Gov. Tom Wolf's orders to stay closed until counties reach the green phase. Bu…
Netflix’s Plan to Auto-Cancel Subscriptions Is Radically Sane

Netflix’s Plan to Auto-Cancel Subscriptions Is Radically Sane

The general imperative of any subscription service is to wring a monthly payment out of you from now until the apocalypse. Thats the whole game. Its why there are entire services and advice columns d…
JioMart online grocery service takes on Amazon, Flipkart

JioMart online grocery service takes on Amazon, Flipkart

Reliance Industries unveiled a small pilot of JioMart deliveries in select areas of Mumbai in April, days after announcing that Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) would spend $5.7B for 9.99% stake in Jio Platforms…
Restrictions eased while virus deaths decline in New York

Restrictions eased while virus deaths decline in New York

The daily death rate attributable to the coronavirus continues to fall in New YorkMay 23, 2020, 6:14 PM5 min readNEW YORK -- New Yorkers experiencing cabin fever after two months of coronavirus quarantine received an unexpected reprieve when Gov. Andrew Cuomo eased the state's ban on gatherings in time for the Memorial Day weekend. But…
Man, 20, arrested in nursing home assault captured on video

Man, 20, arrested in nursing home assault captured on video

A 20-year-old Detroit nursing home patient has been arrested for assault and battery after a video shared on social media showed a 75-year-old patient in the same facility being punchedMay 23, 2020, 5:17 PM1 min readDETROIT -- A 20-year-old Detroit nursing home patient was arrested for assault and battery after a video shared on social…
Trump to attend Wednesday’s NASA astronaut launch in Florida

Trump to attend Wednesday’s NASA astronaut launch in Florida

The White House says President Donald Trump will be on the Florida coast Wednesday to watch American astronauts blast into orbit from the Kennedy Space CenterBy DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated PressMay 23, 2020, 4:45 PM2 min readSTERLING, Va. -- President Donald Trump plans to be on the Florida coast Wednesday to watch American astronauts blast into…
Rural areas, tribal lands hit hardest by census interruption

Rural areas, tribal lands hit hardest by census interruption

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Even though they're neighbors, two New Mexico counties couldn't be further apart in the rate of people answering the 2020 census. Los Alamos County, where the atomic bomb was born and many people are highly educated, has one of the nation's highest response rates at 79%. Rio Arriba County, where a language…
Moscow police detain man who threatened to blow up bank

Moscow police detain man who threatened to blow up bank

Police in Moscow have detained a man who threatened to blow up a bank with explosives he claimed to be carryingMay 23, 2020, 3:30 PM1 min readMOSCOW -- Police in Moscow have detained a man who threatened to blow up a bank with explosives he claimed to be carrying. The man, carrying a bag from…
Mark Zuckerberg led Facebook to an all-time high this week — here’s who runs the company with him

Mark Zuckerberg led Facebook to an all-time high this week — here’s who runs...

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., arrives for a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. Facebook has g…
After Months of Steep Declines, Air Traffic Is Picking Up

After Months of Steep Declines, Air Traffic Is Picking Up

An empty terminal at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. The normally bustling check-in at the United Airlines terminal was eerily quiet on April 24. David Schaper/NPR The summer travel season …
TEN 293 -Compatible Battery, Google Dumps Oil

TEN 293 -Compatible Battery, Google Dumps Oil

TEN 293 - Tesla V2G, GM's Forward-Compatible Battery, Google Dumps Oil - Transport Evolved
Stock-market traders brace for ‘dogfight’ as S&P 500 lingers below its 200-day moving average

Stock-market traders brace for ‘dogfight’ as S&P 500 lingers below its 200-day moving average

A move above or below a 200-day moving average a proxy for changes in an assets long-term trend is always closely watched by traders, but the S&P 500s long courtship with that key level, as it bo…
US regulators approve new type of contraceptive gel

US regulators approve new type of contraceptive gel

U.S. regulators on Friday approved a birth control gel that works in a new way to prevent pregnancyBy LINDA A. JOHNSON AP Medical WriterMay 22, 2020, 6:53 PM3 min read U.S. regulators on Friday approved a birth control gel that works in a new way to prevent pregnancy. Phexxi comes in an applicator that women…
Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli plead guilty to roles in ‘Varsity Blues’ scandal

Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli plead guilty to roles in ‘Varsity Blues’ scandal

The couple is scheduled to be sentenced in August.May 22, 2020, 7:14 PM5 min read Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded guilty, via a Zoom video call, to a federal judge for their roles in the massive college admissions scam. The "Full House" actress and fashion designer appeared on two different screens as…
Previously unidentified victim of Gilgo Beach murders to be identified

Previously unidentified victim of Gilgo Beach murders to be identified

The victim had been referred to as Jane Doe #6.May 22, 2020, 4:23 PM4 min read Police in Long Island announced Friday they will release the identity of a previously unidentified victim of the unsolved Gilgo Beach murders. The Suffolk County Police Department said in a statement they had positively identified the “Manorville Jane Doe,”…
Jerry Sloan, Jazz great and Hall of Fame coach, dies at 78

Jerry Sloan, Jazz great and Hall of Fame coach, dies at 78

The Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Sloan has diedBy TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball WriterMay 22, 2020, 4:15 PM4 min read Jerry Sloan, the Hall of Fame coach who was a fixture for decades in Utah and took the Jazz to the NBA Finals in 1997 and 1998, died Friday. He was 78. The Jazz…
China proposes strict national security law to combat political unrest in Hong Kong

China proposes strict national security law to combat political unrest in Hong Kong

A national security law introduced Friday at the opening session to China’s National People’s Congress to tackle the ongoing political unrest in Hong Kong would allow Beijing to send its security agents to operate freely in the former British Colony to “fulfill relevant duties to safeguard national security in accordance with the law.” Chinese law…
5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday

1. Stock futures rise slightly as Wall Street wraps up a wild week of trading U.S. stock futures traded marginally higher on Friday as traders concluded a volatile week of trading. Dow Jones Industr…
Homeowners in COVID-19 forbearance rise to 9.0% of mortgages

Homeowners in COVID-19 forbearance rise to 9.0% of mortgages

As of May 19, 4.75M homeowners, or 9.0% of all mortgages, are in COVID-19 mortgage forbearance plans, according to Black Knight's McDash Flash Forbearance Tracker. Still active forbearance volumes r…
IBM to cut jobs for first time under new CEO Arvind Krishna

IBM to cut jobs for first time under new CEO Arvind Krishna

IBM is cutting an unspecified number of jobs, making it the first workforce reduction under new Chief Executive Officer Arvind Krishna.  "IBM's work in a highly competitive marketplace requires flex…
US billionaires got $434 billion richer since coronavirus pandemic began

US billionaires got $434 billion richer since coronavirus pandemic began

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. Even as the coronavirus pandemic plunges the U.S. economy into the worst downturn since the Great Depres…
Here’s what’s reopening Friday in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana

Here’s what’s reopening Friday in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana

CINCINNATI —From indoor restaurant dining in Kentucky to spectator-less horse racing in Ohio, several new business sectors are reopening Friday across the area. Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana are large…

Paving the Path Forward with SEO: Preparing for New Normalities

Facebook has confirmed they are testing mid-roll video ads, and livestream video ad placements. Here's what this tells us about their plans in video. ...
Victoria’s Secret closing 250 stores

Victoria’s Secret closing 250 stores

Bath & Body Works will also close 50. May 21, 2020, 6:28 PM3 min read Victoria's Secret is closing 250 stores in shopping centers, malls and other locations in the U.S. and Canada. This news comes as the lingerie giant continues to see a plummet in sales during the coronavirus pandemic. On a call with…
Struggle of unemployment claimants compounded by data breach

Struggle of unemployment claimants compounded by data breach

The social security numbers and home addresses of thousands of unemployment applicants inadvertently were exposed this week in three states that had contracted with Deloitte to build unemployment portals. In Ohio, Illinois and Colorado, thousands who applied for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, or PUA, a type of unemployment newly available to the self-employed and gig workers,…
Michael Cohen has been sent home from prison amid coronavirus concerns

Michael Cohen has been sent home from prison amid coronavirus concerns

Trump's former attorney is going back to his Park Avenue home.May 21, 2020, 3:31 PM5 min read Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, arrived at his midtown Manhattan apartment Thursday morning after being released from Otisville Correctional Facility. Cohen will spend the remainder of his three-year sentence in home confinement. Cohen was released…
Biden’s veep search enters new phase as selection committee steps up activity

Biden’s veep search enters new phase as selection committee steps up activity

The high-profile race on the periphery of the 2020 presidential contest - to become presumptive nominee Joe Biden's running mate - is charging ahead, with the vetting committee beginning to ramp up their work to scrutinize the group of women who could potentially join him on the ticket. Sources familiar with the campaign told ABC…
1 injured in shooting at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, suspected neutralized

1 injured in shooting at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, suspected neutralized

One guard suffered minor injuries in the shooting.May 21, 2020, 7:46 PM2 min read A shooting that injured one security guard at the Naval Air Station Corpus Christi in Texas on Thursday has been determined to be terrorism-related, FBI officials said. The shooter, who has not been identified, was shot dead, but a second person…
Home sales dropped nearly 18% in April, while decline in inventory pushed prices to a record high

Home sales dropped nearly 18% in April, while decline in inventory pushed prices to...

The economic fallout from the coronavirus hit the housing market hard in April. Sales of existing homes fell 17.8% month-to-month, and were 17.2% lower than April 2019, seasonally adjusted, according to the National Association of Realtors. That puts the ann…
Target beats first-quarter earnings expectations, with digital sales up 141%

Target beats first-quarter earnings expectations, with digital sales up 141%

Target Corp. beat first-quarter earnings and revenue expectations with help from its digital sales capabilities as e-commerce grew by 141% during the period. Target stock is down 2.8% in Wednesday trading.Target TGT, -0.23% reported first-quarter net in…
Macy’s CEO: $10 billion in sales are up for grabs because of retail bankruptcies

Macy’s CEO: $10 billion in sales are up for grabs because of retail bankruptcies

Macy's chief sees $10 billion in sales up for grabs because of the flood of retail bankruptcies taking place and accelerated due to the coronavirus pandemic.  "You see certain brands today that are either going to Chapter 13 or Chapter 11," Chief Executive J…
Jobless claims total 2.4 million, still elevated levels but a declining pace from previous weeks

Jobless claims total 2.4 million, still elevated levels but a declining pace from previous...

First-time filings for unemployment insurance totaled 2.44 million last week as the tail effects of the coronavirus shutdown continued to impact the U.S. jobs market. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had been looking for 2.4 million claims. The seasonally a…
Why a coronavirus vaccine might be ready early next year — and what could go wrong

Why a coronavirus vaccine might be ready early next year — and what could...

A health worker handles a blood sample on the first day of a free Covid-19 antibody testing event in Florida. U.S. officials and scientists are hopeful a vaccine to prevent Covid-19 will be ready in the first half of 2021  12 to 18 months since Chinese scien…
Apple and Google launch digital contact tracing system

Apple and Google launch digital contact tracing system

Public health departments, not Apple and Google, built the applications.May 20, 2020, 6:28 PM6 min read Apple and Google are getting into the digital contact tracing space, the companies jointly announced Wednesday. Together, the tech giants rolled out a COVID-19 exposure notification system, essentially a unified programming interface that will allow public health departments to…
Pompeo refuses to explain why he recommended inspector general’s firing

Pompeo refuses to explain why he recommended inspector general’s firing

The secretary of state admits answering questions in writing for one IG probe.May 20, 2020, 5:19 PM8 min read Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declined to be interviewed by the Office of the Inspector General about his push for "emergency" arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, according to a congressional aide…
Survey shows effect of virus on food scarcity, rent payments

Survey shows effect of virus on food scarcity, rent payments

More than 10% of households in a survey last week said they couldn’t get enough of the food they neededBy MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated PressMay 20, 2020, 6:54 PM3 min readORLANDO, Fla. -- More than 10% of U.S. households in a survey last week said they could not get enough of the food they needed some…
Cambridge University cancels face-to-face lectures until fall 2021

Cambridge University cancels face-to-face lectures until fall 2021

The 800-year-old university moved all teaching online in March. May 20, 2020, 4:32 PM4 min read The University of Cambridge announced it would cancel all in-person lectures for the entire 2020-21 school year in one of the most sweeping measures any international educational institution has made amid the coronavirus pandemic. "Given the likely need for…
Doctor accused of misdiagnosing epilepsy gives up license

Doctor accused of misdiagnosing epilepsy gives up license

A Detroit-area doctor accused of misdiagnosing epilepsy in approximately 250 children has surrendered his medical license to settle a complaint filed by state authoritiesBy ED WHITE Associated PressMay 20, 2020, 4:28 PM3 min readDETROIT -- A Detroit-area doctor accused of misdiagnosing epilepsy in more than 200 children surrendered his medical license and agreed to pay…
Lowe’s same-store sales surge 11.2% as coronavirus restrictions spark home improvement spending

Lowe’s same-store sales surge 11.2% as coronavirus restrictions spark home improvement spending

Lowe's shares jumped Wednesday after the company reported better-than-expected earnings.  Share prices rose more than 7% at during premarket trading,but shed gains after the open, trading up less than 1% in early trading. Here's what Lowe's reported compare…
Coronavirus live updates: CDC releases guidelines to reopen, swing-state voters divided on second wave risk

Coronavirus live updates: CDC releases guidelines to reopen, swing-state voters divided on second wave...

Sectors of the U.S. economy are starting to show signs of a rebound, with more retailers reporting strong quarterly sales and weekly mortgage applications pointing to a remarkable recovery in the housing market. Wall Street later Wednesday gets a more detaile…
The UK just sold its first ever negative-yielding government bond

The UK just sold its first ever negative-yielding government bond

The U.K. borrowed at a negative interest rate for the first time on Wednesday, amid growing fears of a deep global recession and expectations of further bond buying action from central banks. In an auction Wednesday, the country's Debt Management Office said…
Coca-Cola CEO says economic impact of coronavirus lockdowns is ‘just starting to begin’

Coca-Cola CEO says economic impact of coronavirus lockdowns is ‘just starting to begin’

Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey delivered a grim forecast for the global economy's recovery from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday.  "The economic impact of the lockdown is just starting to begin," Quincey said on CNBC's "Squawk Box." In the U…
‘Twilight’ actor found dead with girlfriend in Las Vegas

‘Twilight’ actor found dead with girlfriend in Las Vegas

Authorities say “Twilight" actor Gregory Tyree Boyce was found dead last week in a Las Vegas condominiumMay 19, 2020, 5:31 PM1 min readLAS VEGAS -- An actor in the film “Twilight” and his girlfriend were found dead last week in a Las Vegas condominium, authorities said Tuesday. Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg said foul play…
SC man kills woman in jealous rage, daughters trying to help

SC man kills woman in jealous rage, daughters trying to help

Authorities say a man who shot and killed a woman and two of her daughters in South Carolina before killing himself was angry that his one-time girlfriend had gone to the beach with another manMay 19, 2020, 4:42 PM2 min readST. MATTHEWS, S.C. -- A man who shot and killed a woman and two of…
Biden hires Chávez granddaughter to help on Latino outreach

Biden hires Chávez granddaughter to help on Latino outreach

Joe Biden's presidential campaign is bringing on the granddaughter of civil rights leader César Chávez as a senior adviser to help with Latino outreach and building out its state operationsBy ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated PressMay 19, 2020, 1:57 PM2 min readWASHINGTON -- Joe Biden's presidential campaign is bringing on the granddaughter of civil rights leader César…
Police see uptick in speeding, fatal crashes amid pandemic

Police see uptick in speeding, fatal crashes amid pandemic

In Connecticut, traffic is down, but fatal crashes are up by 40%.May 19, 2020, 1:10 PM7 min read Stay-at-home orders are keeping more people off the roads, but police across the country are reporting a rise in reckless driving. In Connecticut, traffic has been cut in half compared to last year, but fatal motor vehicle…
As Walmart becomes a lifeline, online sales surged 74%

As Walmart becomes a lifeline, online sales surged 74%

NEW YORK -- Walmart became one of the few lifelines to millions of people as the coronavirus spread, leading to surging profit and sales during the fiscal first quarter. Online sales in the U.S. jumped 74% for the quarter ended April 30, which captured the brunt of the pandemic. Same-store sales rose 10% at U.S.…
J.C. Penney is closing 240 stores as part of its bankruptcy plan

J.C. Penney is closing 240 stores as part of its bankruptcy plan

J.C. Penney will permanently close nearly 30% of its 846 stores as part of a restructuring plan under bankruptcy protection. The Texas-based retailer said Monday it plans to close about 192 stores by February, then another 50 in 2022. That will leave the comp…
Pier 1 wants to close all its stores for good

Pier 1 wants to close all its stores for good

Pier 1 wants to close all its stores for good - CNN
WATCH LIVE: Jerome Powell and Steven Mnuchin testify on CARES Act

WATCH LIVE: Jerome Powell and Steven Mnuchin testify on CARES Act

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are testifying Tuesday before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee. The appearances are the first in what will be quarterly hearings on the CARES Act used to provi…
American Airlines passenger complains of ‘overcrowded’ flight from California to Texas: ‘Never felt so unsafe’

American Airlines passenger complains of ‘overcrowded’ flight from California to Texas: ‘Never felt so...

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. A passenger who recently flew with American Airlines claims she felt extremely “unsafe” and alleged her flight to Texas was almost “completely full” — but American A…
5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday

1. Dow erases most losses after strong Walmart earnings Dow futures were pointing to a modestly lower open Tuesday, erasing most of their earlier losses after Dow stock Walmart soared following its strong earnings report. Shares of Home Depot, also a Dow com…
Barr says he doesn’t envision investigations of Biden, Obama

Barr says he doesn’t envision investigations of Biden, Obama

Attorney General William Barr says he does not expect investigations into the origins of the FBI’s Russia investigation to lead to criminal probes into either President Donald Trump’s Democratic opponent, Joe Biden, or former President Barack ObamaBy ERIC TUCKER Associated PressMay 18, 2020, 6:38 PM3 min readWASHINGTON -- Attorney General William Barr said Monday that…
Local leaders resist Mexico president’s push for reopening

Local leaders resist Mexico president’s push for reopening

Local governments across Mexico pushed back against President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s call to reopen the economy in some 300 townships that do not have active cases of coronavirusBy CARLOS RODRÍGUEZ Associated PressMay 18, 2020, 5:50 PM4 min readMEXICO CITY -- Local governments across Mexico pushed back Monday against President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's call…
Democrats: Fired watchdog was looking into Saudi arms sales

Democrats: Fired watchdog was looking into Saudi arms sales

Congressional Democrats say the State Department inspector general whom President Donald Trump fired last week was investigating possible impropriety in a massive arms sale to Saudi Arabia last yearBy MATTHEW LEE AP Diplomatic WriterMay 18, 2020, 6:47 PM4 min readWASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats say the State Department watchdog fired by President Donald Trump last week…
JC Penney plans to close more than 240 stores

JC Penney plans to close more than 240 stores

JBy JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail WriterMay 18, 2020, 5:39 PM1 min readNEW YORK -- J.C. Penney will close almost 30% of its 846 stores as part of a restructuring under bankruptcy protection. The Plano, Texas, retailer said Monday that it plans to close about 192 stores by February 2021, and then 50 additional stores in…
Source: Trump admin. to name new DEA head, US attorney in DC

Source: Trump admin. to name new DEA head, US attorney in DC

The U.S. attorney who oversaw the reversal of a sentencing recommendation for Trump ally Roger Stone and the motion to dismiss charges against ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn will become the nation’s top drug enforcement officialBy MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated PressMay 18, 2020, 6:18 PM2 min readWASHINGTON -- The U.S. attorney who oversaw the reversal of…
Grimes’ mom slams Elon Musk for tweeting right-wing ‘take the red pill’ meme

Grimes’ mom slams Elon Musk for tweeting right-wing ‘take the red pill’ meme

Grimes' mother Sandy Garossino appears to have slammed her daughter's boyfriend Elon Musk in now-deleted tweets by accusing him of 'blaring men's rights activist bulls***' after the Tesla founder tweeted a right-wing 'take the red pill' meme.  The billionair…
Restaurant closings in the Philadelphia area begin with Farmicia, Mad River, Vitarelli’s

Restaurant closings in the Philadelphia area begin with Farmicia, Mad River, Vitarelli’s

Restaurant industry watchers have predicted rampant closings caused by the coronavirus lockdown of bars and dining rooms, and the weekend brought what appears to be the first wave of announced shutdowns as three long-running restaurants in the Philadelphia re…
Why Sorrento Therapeutics Stock Is on Fire Today

Why Sorrento Therapeutics Stock Is on Fire Today

What happened Sorrento Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SRNE), a clinical-stage biotech, is off to a strong start this week. The drugmaker's shares are up by a healthy 42.6% in pre-market trading Monday morning.  Last Friday, Sorrento's shares gained an astounding 158%…
Boeing Stock Is Top Target In Massive Saudi Bargain-Hunting Spree

Boeing Stock Is Top Target In Massive Saudi Bargain-Hunting Spree

The Saudi sovereign-wealth fund bought big stakes in Boeing (BA) and other U.S. tech, bank and travel stocks during Q1 as the kingdom continues to diversify its investments outside energy by looking for bargains amid the coronavirus pandemic. Boeing stock ros…
Friend of missing Florida mom speaks out

Friend of missing Florida mom speaks out

The suspect allegedly tried to cover up his ex-wife's murder under quarantine.May 17, 2020, 12:11 PM6 min read It's been almost two months since police in Jupiter, Florida, ruled Gretchen Anthony's disappearance a homicide. Her body still hasn't been found. Anthony, 51, was reported missing March 25 after police say friends and relatives received text…
‘Little Fires Everywhere’ director Lynn Shelton dies at 54

‘Little Fires Everywhere’ director Lynn Shelton dies at 54

Lynn Shelton, an independent filmmaker who directed “Humpday” and “Little Fires Everywhere,” has diedBy JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. AP Entertainment WriterMay 17, 2020, 11:46 AM2 min readLOS ANGELES -- Lynn Shelton, an independent filmmaker who directed “Humpday” and “Little Fires Everywhere,” has died. She was 54. Shelton’s publicist, Adam Kersh, said in a statement Saturday that…
11 Los Angeles firefighters hurt while running from blast

11 Los Angeles firefighters hurt while running from blast

An explosion Saturday at a hash oil manufacturer in downtown Los Angeles injured 11 firefightersBy STEFANIE DAZIO and FRANK BAKER Associated PressMay 17, 2020, 11:39 AM4 min readLOS ANGELES -- An explosion Saturday at a hash oil manufacturer in downtown Los Angeles injured 11 firefighters who had gone inside and on the roof to try…
Tropical Storm Arthur set to impact parts of North Carolina

Tropical Storm Arthur set to impact parts of North Carolina

The storm has winds of 40 mph and is 380 miles south-southwest of Cape Hatteras.May 17, 2020, 11:34 AM5 min read Two different weather systems and their interaction with each other will bring hazardous weather to the eastern half of the nation over the next two days. A large evolving storm system is currently taking…
Officials: Chinese ambassador to Israel found dead in home

Officials: Chinese ambassador to Israel found dead in home

Israel’s Foreign Ministry says the Chinese ambassador to Israel has been found dead in his home north of Tel AvivMay 17, 2020, 4:17 PM2 min readJERUSALEM -- The Chinese ambassador to Israel was found dead in his home north of Tel Aviv on Sunday, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said. Israeli Police Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the…
Alibaba, Walmart and Target are about to show retailers’ view of the pandemic

Alibaba, Walmart and Target are about to show retailers’ view of the pandemic

U.S. retail companies will be eagerly watching Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.s next Friday morning report, when the Chinese e-commerce giant will show what it was like to operate in the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic and emerge on the other side.Business lockdown…
How Elon Musk was inspired to found Tesla, SpaceX after being fired from PayPal

How Elon Musk was inspired to found Tesla, SpaceX after being fired from PayPal

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has a long list of failures, but they’re all just a part of his success. In 2005, he told Fast Company that at SpaceX, his private aerospace company, failure is expected. “There’s a silly notion that failure’s not an option at NASA,” he …
General Atlantic to invest $870M in India’s Reliance Jio Platforms

General Atlantic to invest $870M in India’s Reliance Jio Platforms

Mukesh Ambanis Jio Platforms has agreed to sell its 1.34% stake to General Atlantic, the latest in a series of deals the top Indian telecom operator has secured in recent weeks. On Sunday, New York-headquartered private equity firm General Atlantic said it w…
More Minnesota restaurants announce permanent closures

More Minnesota restaurants announce permanent closures

While restaurants across Minnesota await the chance to resume some dine-in operations, a growing list of restaurants in the state say they won't reopen, even after COVID-19 business restrictions are lifted. Among the permanent closures announced in the past …
Restaurant and bar owners say social distancing could wipe out their industry

Restaurant and bar owners say social distancing could wipe out their industry

By Eoin McSweeney and Emmet Lyons, CNN Business Updated 8:04 AM ET, Sun May 17, 2020 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. The US state of Georgia allowed restaurants to reopen on April 27. The three owne…
Trump’s emergency powers worry some senators, legal experts

Trump’s emergency powers worry some senators, legal experts

WASHINGTON -- The day he declared the COVID-19 pandemic a national emergency, President Donald Trump made a cryptic offhand remark. “I have the right to do a lot of things that people don’t even know about," he said at the White House. Trump wasn’t just crowing. Dozens of statutory authorities become available to any president…
Virus rules tighten illegal immigration on northern border

Virus rules tighten illegal immigration on northern border

A U.S. government immigration rule implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic is tightening illegal immigration along the northern borderBy WILSON RING Associated PressMay 16, 2020, 12:13 PM5 min read Five Mexican citizens apprehended this week after illegally entering the United States in remote northern Maine were returned to Canada within hours under a rule…
Severe storms strike Northeast as tropical threat possible off Florida coast

Severe storms strike Northeast as tropical threat possible off Florida coast

This system will likely become a tropical or subtropical depression Saturday.May 16, 2020, 10:30 AM4 min read Multiple storm systems brought significant weather to parts of the Northeast and the southern U.S. on Friday and the active weather is expected to continue through the next few days. A cluster of tropical rain showers east of…
Psychological toll of reopening to further divide between ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’

Psychological toll of reopening to further divide between ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’

Anxieties and fears will undoubtedly heighten for Americans as more states reopen under the novel coronavirus crisis, despite no vaccine and not enough widespread testing. Yet like the virus' impact, the psychological impact of reopening will be disproportionate. It is bound to deepen the already-stark divide in the country between the haves and the have-nots…
Trump fires IG said to be investigating Pompeo, involved in impeachment probe

Trump fires IG said to be investigating Pompeo, involved in impeachment probe

The White House fired the State Department Inspector General late Friday, according to a State Department spokesperson and a senior congressional aide -- the latest senior U.S. official involved in the impeachment probe into President Donald Trump to be forced out by his administration. The inspector general, who acts as an independent watchdog responsible for…
US: New rules to deter chip exports to Huawei | US-China | World News

US: New rules to deter chip exports to Huawei | US-China | World News

US: New rules to deter chip exports to Huawei | US-China | World News Any foreign chipmakers producing chips from designs by Huawei and its affiliates with the use of American design tools or equipment will have to apply for a license from the U.S. Commerce …
JCPenney department store files for bankruptcy

JCPenney department store files for bankruptcy

JCPenney has become the latest retail casualty of the coronavirus crisis. The iconic United States department store chain has filed for bankruptcy and will close a number of its stores as it restructures its $5.7 billion dollar debt load. The 118-year-old …
3 Big Revelations from Warren Buffett’s Latest Investing Moves

3 Big Revelations from Warren Buffett’s Latest Investing Moves

The coronavirus bear market has shaken investors to the core, and in times of trouble, many of them turn to legendary investor Warren Buffett for guidance and support. The CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B) always has plenty to say about the i…
The Secret to Buying Google and Other S&P 500 Stocks as a New Investor

The Secret to Buying Google and Other S&P 500 Stocks as a New Investor

For many new investors, buying companies listed in the S&P 500 is a good place to start. This market index comprises 500 of the largest companies trading on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq, and investing in large companies is generally seen as less…
Food prices going up, food supply chain struggling amid pandemic -TV

Food prices going up, food supply chain struggling amid pandemic -TV

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - At what couldn't be a worse time for many, grocery prices are on the rise. The last two months with the restaurants closing and everything else like that, it kind of - you know - more people had to come out shopping because they were cooking…
Air Force F-22 fighter crashes at Florida range, pilot ejected safely

Air Force F-22 fighter crashes at Florida range, pilot ejected safely

May 15, 2020, 5:21 PM3 min read A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter crashed Friday morning at the training range at Eglin Air Force Base in the Florida panhandle during a routine training flight, according to the Air Force. The pilot was able to eject safely and is said to be in stable condition.…
10 cases, 2 weeks, 1 Supreme Court holding phone arguments

10 cases, 2 weeks, 1 Supreme Court holding phone arguments

The coronavirus has changed the way the Supreme Court is doing businessBy JESSICA GRESKO Associated PressMay 15, 2020, 4:03 PM5 min readWASHINGTON -- The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way the Supreme Court is doing business. For the foreseeable future the court will be announcing its opinions not in the courtroom but by posting decisions…
Authorities: Dispute over $10 ends in fight, fatal shooting

Authorities: Dispute over $10 ends in fight, fatal shooting

Authorities say a dispute over $10 sparked a brawl at an Ohio home this week that ended with one man fatally shooting anotherMay 15, 2020, 3:11 PM1 min readMIDDLETOWN, Ohio -- A dispute over $10 sparked a brawl at an Ohio home this week that ended with one man fatally shooting another, authorities said. Dhameer…
You failed us, virus-submerged French doctors tell Macron

You failed us, virus-submerged French doctors tell Macron

French nurses and doctors have faced off with President Emmanuel Macron at a leading Paris hospital, demanding higher pay and more investment in their once-renowned medical systemBy ANGELA CHARLTON Associated PressMay 15, 2020, 4:12 PM4 min readPARIS -- French nurses and doctors faced off with President Emmanuel Macron at a leading Paris hospital Friday, demanding…
Damaging winds, tornado threat possible in New York, Pennsylvania Friday

Damaging winds, tornado threat possible in New York, Pennsylvania Friday

In Florida, wildfires continue near Naples. May 15, 2020, 12:14 PM4 min read A huge part of the country will see severe weather Friday from Texas to New England. On the day that parts of the Northeast start reopening, there will be a shot at damaging winds (in excess of 60 mph) and even tornadoes.…

NDA government is trying to align Ayurveda with modern knowledge

Ayurveda should have become the forerunner of India’s great medical heritage, but we started despising our culture, heritage, and scientific traditions. As a result,...

Time to Make Ayurveda Mainstream

There was a news item recently that the Gujarat government had successfully intervened with Ayurvedic medications. It has ensured that people who were in...
Stock market live updates: Dow futures down 200, record retail sales plunge, China tensions

Stock market live updates: Dow futures down 200, record retail sales plunge, China tensions

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is seen in the financial district of lower Manhattan during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York City, April 26, 2020. This is a live blog. Here's what's going on: 8:30 am: Retail sales plunge a r…
Coronavirus Live Updates: Retail Sales Fall 16.4% in April

Coronavirus Live Updates: Retail Sales Fall 16.4% in April

Heres what you need to know: Even as stores reopen, some are not expected to survive the pandemic. The shutdowns across the United States devastated retailers in April, as retail sales plunged a record 16.4 percent, according to government data reported Fri…
Stock-index futures fall as U.S.-China trade tensions ratchet up

Stock-index futures fall as U.S.-China trade tensions ratchet up

U.S. stock-index futures turned lower Friday after a report said the Trump administration was moving to block shipments of semiconductors to Chinas Huawei Technologies, prompting threats of retaliation and stoking fears of renewed trade tensions as the global…
Elon Musk’s battle to reopen Tesla’s Fremont plant may shape his legacy

Elon Musk’s battle to reopen Tesla’s Fremont plant may shape his legacy

The last subscriber to the Great Man theory of history Elon Musk intends to make himself immortal by inserting himself into history books as best he can: electric cars will do, but so will a private mission to Mars. At times, it seems that he is the last sub…
UPDATE: Aurora Cannabis stock rockets 23% after earnings are ‘encouraging for a change’: Cantor Fitzgerald

UPDATE: Aurora Cannabis stock rockets 23% after earnings are ‘encouraging for a change’: Cantor...

Aurora Cannabis Inc.'s fiscal third-quarter numbers showed "encouraging signs, for a change," according to Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Pablo Zuanic, who reiterated his overweight rating and C$22 ($16) stock price target in a Friday note. The Canadian company po…

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