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A Marketer’s Guide To Surviving The New Face Of IT

Our world continues to change day by day. The new face of IT gets closer and closer to emerging from the chaos. Old features...
Livongo-Teladoc Merger: Resist The Noise And Imagine The Future

Livongo-Teladoc Merger: Resist The Noise And Imagine The Future

What could have been a great day for Livongo (LVGO) shareholders with the company reporting another record quarter turned into a dire day with it agreeing to a seemingly less-than-attractive merger w…
European stocks fall after stark Bank of England forecast

European stocks fall after stark Bank of England forecast

European stocks fell on Thursday after the Bank of England predicted that the UK economy would suffer its largest contraction in a century this year. Though the bank held both its benchmark interest…
AstraZeneca, Daiichi Sankyo in $6B oncology deal

AstraZeneca, Daiichi Sankyo in $6B oncology deal

AstraZeneca PLC said Monday that it has entered into an oncology collaboration with Daiichi Sankyo Co. worth up to $6 billion that it said could redefine treatment standards in lung, breast and multi…
Intel chip delay forces shift to using more outside factories, shares drop

Intel chip delay forces shift to using more outside factories, shares drop

By Stephen Nellis and Munsif Vengattil (Reuters) - Intel Corp said on Thursday its new 7-nanometer chip technology was six months behind schedule and it would consider farming out more work to outsi…
Jim Cramer: A better way to invest in the Covid-19 vaccine gold rush

Jim Cramer: A better way to invest in the Covid-19 vaccine gold rush

CNBC's Jim Cramer on Friday revealed a tangential way that investors can play the Covid-19 vaccine rush without taking on the risk of investing in a developer that loses the race. "Rather than chasi…
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is now worth $100 billion

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is now worth $100 billion

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is now worth $100 billion - CNN
Doctor’s Note: Are vaccine efforts against COVID-19 succeeding?

Doctor’s Note: Are vaccine efforts against COVID-19 succeeding?

The COVID-19 pandemic is the unprecedented crisis of our time. To tackle it, the global health and scientific communities have been working at unprecedented levels to develop a vaccine in just 12 to…
Kodak Gave Its CEO Stock Options, Then News Broke of a Million-Dollar Federal Deal and Prices Soared

Kodak Gave Its CEO Stock Options, Then News Broke of a Million-Dollar Federal Deal...

The Eastman Kodak Company gave its CEO 1.75 million stock options just one day before the companys stock soared amid news that it would receive a $765 million federal loan to manufacture critical dru…
Nokia Raises Profit Guidance With 5G Comeback Plan on Track

Nokia Raises Profit Guidance With 5G Comeback Plan on Track

(Bloomberg) -- Nokia Oyj bumped up its full-year earnings guidance after slashing costs and overhauling its products to catch up with rivals in the market for fifth-generation wireless networks. The…
Young Investors Face High Risks As Many Flock To Stock Trading

Young Investors Face High Risks As Many Flock To Stock Trading

Stock trading has become easier and cheaper than ever. But have venues like Robinhood made it too risky for inexperienced investors? Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images Stuck at home this spring, Unive…
Will mortgage rates move up or down in August?

Will mortgage rates move up or down in August?

If youre thinking about getting a mortgage, you might be concerned that mortgage interest rates may creep up in August after falling steeply since the start of the pandemic. The good news is experts …

9 Reasons Why Bitcoin Has Never Been Stronger Going Into a Halving

From surging price and all-time-high hashrates to Paul Tudor Jones and narrative relevance, a look at the strength of BTC heading into next week’s...

Facebook to Take TikTok Rival Global

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) will go global with its answer to TikTok. The alternative product, called Instagram Reels, allows users to make 15-second video clips set...
Twitter hackers used “phone spear phishing” in mass account takeover

Twitter hackers used “phone spear phishing” in mass account takeover

14 with 10 posters participating, including story author The hackers behind this months epic Twitter breach targeted a small number of employees through a phone spear phishing attack, the social med…
27-day-old elephant with developmental impairments dies at St. Louis Zoo

27-day-old elephant with developmental impairments dies at St. Louis Zoo

The calf had to be humanely euthanized after his health rapidly deteriorated. August 3, 2020, 1:54 PM9 min read A 27-day-old elephant with developmental impairments that limited his ability to feed since he was born has died at the St. Louis Zoo. The male Asian elephant calf named Avi was born to his mother, named…
Washington cop was accidentally shot, killed by training officer during traffic stop

Washington cop was accidentally shot, killed by training officer during traffic stop

Jonathan Shoop was killed in Bothell, Washington, earlier this week.July 18, 2020, 2:48 AM5 min read The Bothell, Washington, student police officer who was killed earlier this week died as a result of an accidental shooting by his training officer, officials announced Friday. Jonathan Shoop, 32, was fatally shot during a traffic stop on July…
Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to hundreds of people sickened in 43 states

Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to hundreds of people sickened in 43 states

Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to hundreds of people sickened in 43 states - CNN
Powerball lottery: Did you win Saturday’s $158M Powerball drawing? Winning numbers, live results (08/08/2020)

Powerball lottery: Did you win Saturday’s $158M Powerball drawing? Winning numbers, live results (08/08/2020)

The Powerball jackpot for Saturdays lottery drawing has climbed to $158 million with a cash option of $130.3 million. Saturdays winning numbers were: 2, 3, 14, 40, and 51. The Power Ball drawn was 2…
2021 Ford Bronco and Bronco Sport reservation order guide

2021 Ford Bronco and Bronco Sport reservation order guide

The $100 reservation process is simple and refundable for both Bronco and Bronco Sport. Ford After enduring seemingly countless of anticipation and unending rumors, the Ford Bronco has returned. We…
China has managed to recover ‘very, very quickly,’ Siemens CEO says

China has managed to recover ‘very, very quickly,’ Siemens CEO says

Business activity in China has recovered quickly from the start of the coronavirus health crisis, the CEO of one of Europe's largest manufacturers told CNBC Thursday. "China has been able to very, v…
$14K reward offered in suspected arson case that killed 5 members of a family

$14K reward offered in suspected arson case that killed 5 members of a family

An infant and a 3-year-old were among the dead.August 8, 2020, 3:38 PM5 min read Officials in Denver are offering a $14,000 reward for information on a suspected arson fire that killed five members of a family, including an infant and 3-year-old girl. Denver Police Division Chief Joe Montoya said Friday that investigators still do…
Bank of England holds rates steady as UK navigates second wave fears and Brexit talks

Bank of England holds rates steady as UK navigates second wave fears and Brexit...

The Bank of England on Thursday held interest rates steady and maintained its existing level of asset purchases, as investors watched for signs that it is anticipating a slower economic recovery. Th…

Weird ‘boomerang’ earthquake detected under the Atlantic Ocean

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US to withdraw 12,000 troops from Germany

US to withdraw 12,000 troops from Germany

The United States is removing nearly 12,000 American troops from Germany and will move the headquarters of U.S. European Command from Germany to Belgium in a major repositioning of forces that the Pentagon says is intended to increase the deterrence of Russia but that President Donald Trump said on Wednesday was tied to Germany not…
Family of 4 rescued, found clinging to overturned boat

Family of 4 rescued, found clinging to overturned boat

Two children and their parents clung to their overturned boat in the Gulf of Mexico until the Coast Guard could rescue themAugust 6, 2020, 4:36 PM2 min readVENICE, La. -- Two children and their parents clung to their overturned boat in the Gulf of Mexico until the Coast Guard could rescue them Wednesday afternoon. The…
The dollar has weakened. Here’s why that actually entrenches its role as the world’s reserve currency

The dollar has weakened. Here’s why that actually entrenches its role as the world’s...

It doesnt make much sense for the dollar to be as widely used as it is. Sure, the U.S. economy is the largest in the world, but the dollar is on one side of 88% of all currency trades, despite the U.…
7-Eleven owner is buying Marathon Petroleum’s Speedway gas stations for $21 billion

7-Eleven owner is buying Marathon Petroleum’s Speedway gas stations for $21 billion

7-Eleven owner is buying Marathon Petroleum's Speedway gas stations for $21 billion - CNN
5 Stocks Robinhood Investors Can’t Stop Buying

5 Stocks Robinhood Investors Can’t Stop Buying

When the curtain closes on 2020, few investors will be sad to see it leave. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has led to the most volatile equities market in history. During the first …
Coronavirus: South Korea in recession as exports at 57-year low

Coronavirus: South Korea in recession as exports at 57-year low

Image copyrightGetty Images South Korea has fallen into recession as the country reels from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Asia's fourth-largest economy saw gross domestic product (GDP) fa…
Mother charged after son fatally shoots daughter

Mother charged after son fatally shoots daughter

An arrest affidavit says a Tennessee woman has been charged with reckless homicide after her son fatally shot her daughterJuly 29, 2020, 2:38 PM1 min readMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A Tennessee woman has been charged with reckless homicide after her son fatally shot her daughter with a gun she had previously taken away from him, according…
After Isaias rocks Each Coast, more storms on the way

After Isaias rocks Each Coast, more storms on the way

Millions are still without power Thursday morning. August 6, 2020, 12:57 PM4 min read Along the East Coast, where millions are still without power thanks to Hurricane and Tropical Storm Isaias, the region is set to get more rain in the coming days. Already Thursday morning, a round of storms is moving through parts Maryland…
Black soldiers monument faces scrutiny amid racial reckoning

Black soldiers monument faces scrutiny amid racial reckoning

BOSTON -- The white Union Army commander sits rigid atop an imposing horse. His Black men, rifles to their shoulders, march resolutely alongside on their way to battle. For L’Merchie Frazier, the towering bronze relief in downtown Boston captures the stirring call to arms answered by Black soldiers who served in the state’s famed Civil…
Timeline: Tracking Trump alongside scientific developments on hydroxychloroquine

Timeline: Tracking Trump alongside scientific developments on hydroxychloroquine

President Donald Trump's continued embrace of hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria drug with unproven efficacy against the novel coronavirus, directly contradicts guidance from the nation's top public health agencies and officials. Approved decades ago to prevent and treat malaria, the prescription medicine hydroxychloroquine and a similar drug chloroquine are used to treat autoimmune diseases like lupus and…
Hyundai is turning Ioniq into its own EV sub-brand

Hyundai is turning Ioniq into its own EV sub-brand

The Ioniq 5 will thus be a crossover (shown above, at right) and based on Hyundai’s angular Frankfurt Motor Show concept, the retro-styled, Pony-inspired 45 EV. As Autoblog pointed out, the Ioniq 5 m…
Stock-index futures edge lower as doubts grow over prospects for coronavirus aid

Stock-index futures edge lower as doubts grow over prospects for coronavirus aid

Stock-index futures turned positive Thursday as first-time claims for unemployment benefits declined much more rapidly than anticipated, but gains remained muted as investors monitored a stalemate be…
UK committee to release sensitive Russia report within days

UK committee to release sensitive Russia report within days

The British government has accused “Russian actors” of seeking to interfere in the U.K.'s last general electionBy PAN PYLAS Associated PressJuly 16, 2020, 1:56 PM3 min readLONDON -- The British government accused “Russian actors” Thursday of seeking to interfere in the U.K.'s last general election, and a powerful committee of lawmakers confirmed it would publish…
Alibaba’s Ant could be bigger than some Wall Street banks — What you need to know about the dual IPO

Alibaba’s Ant could be bigger than some Wall Street banks — What you need...

Ant Group, an affiliate of Alibaba, announced plans for its long-awaited dual listing in Shanghai and Hong Kong on Monday.    The company is known for running Alipay, one of China's most popular mob…
Brent Scowcroft, prominent elder statesman, has died

Brent Scowcroft, prominent elder statesman, has died

Scowcroft served as national security adviser in Bush and Ford administrations.August 7, 2020, 4:11 PM6 min read Brent Scowcroft, the former Air Force general who served as the national security adviser under Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush, has died at the age of 95, according to a statement from The Scowcroft Group. Scowcroft is…
Treasury yields come off highs after jobless data beats estimates

Treasury yields come off highs after jobless data beats estimates

Treasury yields held steady on Friday as investors parsed through new economic data. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was flat at around 0.706% in early trading, while the yield on t…
Bad debts at nation’s biggest banks top $100 billion

Bad debts at nation’s biggest banks top $100 billion

The potential cost of bad loans in the wake of the coronavirus for the nation's biggest banks has reached the 12 figures.  The nation's five largest lenders — Bank of America, Citigroup, JPMorgan Ch…

Harvard and MIT sue ICE over new visa guidelines for international students

arvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over a new visa policy announced on Monday. The lawsuit...
Kodak $765M Federal Loan For Generic Drugs Paused Until Allegations Are Probed

Kodak $765M Federal Loan For Generic Drugs Paused Until Allegations Are Probed

The federal government is halting a $765 million loan to Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: KODK) for its generic drug-making foray until the company is cleared of insider trading allegations. What Happen…
Passengers fight at San Juan Airport after being forced to return to gate

Passengers fight at San Juan Airport after being forced to return to gate

The plane returned to the gate due to an unruly passenger.July 25, 2020, 1:25 AM3 min read Spirit Airlines canceled a Philadelphia-bound flight after a dispute broke out on the plane and spilled over into a brawl inside the terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Monday. Spirit said Flight 687 returned to the gate…
RECALL UPDATE: Onions recalled for possible salmonella include Walmart, Publix, Food Lion, more

RECALL UPDATE: Onions recalled for possible salmonella include Walmart, Publix, Food Lion, more

Red, white, yellow and sweet yellow onions with various brand names have been recalled nationwide due to possible salmonella contamination. There have been hundreds of reported cases and multiple hos…
Kroger requiring all customers to wear masks at stores nationwide

Kroger requiring all customers to wear masks at stores nationwide

CINCINNATI —Cincinnati-based Kroger announced Wednesday that all customers will be required to wear face masks at stores nationwide. The new mask mandate goes into effect July 22. "With the increas…
Despite virus threat, Black voters wary of voting by mail

Despite virus threat, Black voters wary of voting by mail

DETROIT -- Despite fears that the coronavirus pandemic will worsen, Victor Gibson said he's not planning to take advantage of Michigan’s expanded vote-by-mail system when he casts his ballot in November. The retired teacher from Detroit just isn't sure he can trust it. Many Black Americans share similar concerns and are planning to vote in…
Forecast says US hotel occupancy may not recover until 2023

Forecast says US hotel occupancy may not recover until 2023

U.S. hotel demand likely won’t see a full recovery until 2023, according to a new forecast from travel data company STR and consultant Tourism EconomicsBy DEE-ANN DURBIN AP Business WriterAugust 13, 2020, 7:08 PM2 min read U.S. hotel demand likely won’t see a full recovery until 2023, according to a new forecast from travel data…
Major US postal workers union endorses Biden for president

Major US postal workers union endorses Biden for president

A major union representing U.S. postal workers endorsed Democrat Joe Biden, a move that comes after President Donald Trump acknowledged he was starving the postal service of money in order to make it more difficult to vote by mail in November’s electionBy BRIAN SLODYSKO Associated PressAugust 14, 2020, 7:22 PM3 min readWASHINGTON -- A major…
Chinese GDP grows 3.2% in second quarter

Chinese GDP grows 3.2% in second quarter

China’s economy returned to growth in the second quarter, in one of the world’s earliest signs of recovery from the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. Gross domestic product grew 3.2 per cent in t…
House Democrats press US Postal Service on plans to delay mail

House Democrats press US Postal Service on plans to delay mail

Senior Democrats on a House of Representatives oversight committee wrote to the new postmaster general on Monday to press him on reports the service was prepared to delay mail delivery if needed to c…
Tropical Storm Hanna moves toward Texas coast

Tropical Storm Hanna moves toward Texas coast

Hanna is expected to make landfall SaturdayJuly 24, 2020, 11:59 AM4 min read Tropical Storm Hanna is moving towards Texas Friday and now a tropical storm warning has been issued for parts of the state, including south of Galveston, all the way down to the Mexican border, including Corpus Christi. A tropical storm watch continues…
Miami man, 29, used PPP loans to buy 2020 Lamborghini Huracan: DOJ

Miami man, 29, used PPP loans to buy 2020 Lamborghini Huracan: DOJ

A Miami man is accused of spending part of his Paycheck Protection Program loan on a 2020 Lamborghini Huracan, according to reports. The Department of Justice accused David T. Hines, 29, of seeking …
Florida teen accused in sex trafficking of 14-year-old girl

Florida teen accused in sex trafficking of 14-year-old girl

A 17-year-old South Florida boy is facing sex trafficking charges after being accused of selling a 14-year-old girl on social mediaAugust 14, 2020, 6:06 PM2 min readMIAMI -- A 17-year-old South Florida boy is facing sex trafficking charges after being accused of selling a 14-year-old girl on social media. Miami Springs police officers were called…
7 dead, including Alaska state legislator, after planes crash midair

7 dead, including Alaska state legislator, after planes crash midair

The National Transportation Safety Board is looking into the cause.August 1, 2020, 3:04 PM5 min read Seven people, including a member of the Alaska State Legislature, were killed after two planes crashed in the sky on the Kenai Peninsula on Friday, officials said. Gary Knopp, 67, a Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives,…
Watchdog report faults Trump’s UK envoy Woody Johnson for ‘insensitive comments,’ ‘negative effect’ on morale

Watchdog report faults Trump’s UK envoy Woody Johnson for ‘insensitive comments,’ ‘negative effect’ on...

The IG report didn't probe Johnson's alleged lobbying for Trump's golf course.August 12, 2020, 5:46 PM8 min read A new report released Wednesday said that Woody Johnson, President Donald Trump's envoy to the United Kingdom and the co-owner of the New York Jets, made "inappropriate or insensitive comments on topics... such as religion, sex, or…
Can’t get answers about when your power will be back? Neither could Gov. Murphy.

Can’t get answers about when your power will be back? Neither could Gov. Murphy.

Not even the governor could get clear answers from JCP&L about power outages for his own home. The general answer was you will be back in service by Tuesday, Gov. Phil Murphy said Friday at his …
Homeland Security leaders’ appointments invalid, government watchdog finds

Homeland Security leaders’ appointments invalid, government watchdog finds

The matter has been referred to the DHS Inspector General for review. August 14, 2020, 5:50 PM6 min read Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf and acting DHS Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli were named to their current roles in violation of the Vacancies Reform Act, according to a finding by the Government Accountability Office. Wolf’s predecessor,…

Getting Back To Business: First Steps For Marketing

Businesses in some parts of the U.S. and around the world are slowly resuming operations after the shutdown, albeit cautiously and with uncertainty blanketing...
Touching video shows 90-year-old man saying final goodbyes to wife with COVID-19

Touching video shows 90-year-old man saying final goodbyes to wife with COVID-19

The couple had been apart from each other for months due to the pandemic.July 18, 2020, 1:18 AM4 min read Tears filled the room when a 90-year-old Florida man arrived at a nursing home in full protective gear to say his final goodbyes to his wife before she died of COVID-19. Sam Reck, of Lakeland,…
China says it will retaliate after US orders its Houston consulate to close

China says it will retaliate after US orders its Houston consulate to close

China said the U.S. gave the country 72 hours to close the consulate.July 22, 2020, 1:10 PM3 min read Beijing vowed to retaliate after it said the United States ordered its Houston consulate to be closed within 72 hours, calling it an “outrageous and unjustified move” and marking a serious escalation in the quickly deteriorating…
U.S. refiners to post worst second-quarter results in a decade

U.S. refiners to post worst second-quarter results in a decade

(Reuters) - U.S. oil refiners in coming days are expected to report the worst second-quarter results in a decade, with production outrunning demand while pandemic-related closings have sapped summer …
Coronavirus: West Oakland grocery closes after employee tests positive

Coronavirus: West Oakland grocery closes after employee tests positive

OAKLAND — A West Oakland grocery store will close for at least three days after a spokesman said other employees may have been exposed to COVID-19 after an employee’s positive test Sunday. In a stat…
3 Stocks Robinhood Investors Should Buy With $1,000

3 Stocks Robinhood Investors Should Buy With $1,000

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has made this one of the wildest year on record for the stock market. In a five-month stretch, we've witnessed the fastest bear-market descent in hist…
Dow Jones Futures: A Goldilocks Stock Market Rally? GOP Coronavirus Stimulus Plan Unveiled; Pfizer Vaccine Starts Phase 3 Trial

Dow Jones Futures: A Goldilocks Stock Market Rally? GOP Coronavirus Stimulus Plan Unveiled; Pfizer...

Dow Jones futures rose modestly late Monday, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. The GOP outlined its new coronavirus stimulus plan late Monday while Dow Jones giant Pfizer (PFE) start…
1 dead, at least 20 injured in overnight shooting incident in Washington, D.C.

1 dead, at least 20 injured in overnight shooting incident in Washington, D.C.

At least 20 people were injured, 9 are in serious condition, police said.August 9, 2020, 6:27 PM4 min read A 17-year-old was killed and an off-duty police officer was "struggling for her life," after they, and many others, were shot during a large gathering in southeast Washington D.C. early Sunday morning, police said. The incident…
Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group rename merged automaker ‘Stellantis’

Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group rename merged automaker ‘Stellantis’

Stellantis will be the new name of Italian automaker Fiat Chrysler and French automaker PSA Group's combined company following completion of a 50-50 merger agreement. FIAT, PSA STICK TO MERGER DEAL …
Slaying at US judge’s home raises concern about cyberthreats

Slaying at US judge’s home raises concern about cyberthreats

PHILADELPHIA -- In 2005, U.S. District Judge Joan Lefkow returned from work to find her husband and mother shot dead in the basement of her Chicago home. Investigators initially focused on a White Supremacist who had put out a hit on Lefkow. But the killer turned out to be someone they'd never suspected: a homeless…
Moderna says patent ruling not to affect COVID-19 vaccine development

Moderna says patent ruling not to affect COVID-19 vaccine development

(Reuters) - Moderna Inc said on Friday its formula used in developing a COVID-19 vaccine was not covered under patents owned by Arbutus Biopharma. An administrative court run by the U.S. Patent and …
Los Angeles-based Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant dies after testing positive for COVID-19 -Advertiser

Los Angeles-based Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant dies after testing positive for COVID-19 -Advertiser

A senior Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant based in Los Angeles died last night after testing positive for the coronavirus in California. Jeff Kurtzman, 60, was diagnosed earlier this month with CO…
German manufacturing orders surge 28% in June

German manufacturing orders surge 28% in June

German manufacturing orders rose for the second consecutive month in June, federal statistics office Destatis said Thursday.Manufacturing orders increased 27.9% in June in adjusted terms after a 10.4…
Barr testimony live updates: AG pushes back against accusations he politicized DOJ

Barr testimony live updates: AG pushes back against accusations he politicized DOJ

Attorney General William Barr is testifying before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday for the first time in his year-and-a-half long tenure as the nation's top law enforcement official. Democrats are grilling him over a long list of controversies and his repeated interventions in matters of interest to President Donald Trump. Barr's appearance follows more than…
Schools face big virus test as students return to classroom

Schools face big virus test as students return to classroom

Reopening schools is easy. Keeping them open will be the hard part. As educators prepare to welcome students back to class for the first time in months, schools’ ability to quickly identify and contain coronavirus outbreaks before they get out of hand will be put to the test in thousands of districts around the country.…
Dunkin’ worker arrested for allegedly spitting in state trooper’s coffee

Dunkin’ worker arrested for allegedly spitting in state trooper’s coffee

A Chicago Dunkin' employee was arrested Saturday after an Illinois state trooper accused him of spitting into his coffee. The incident at a Dunkin' location near Chicago Midway International Airport…
No parties, no trips: Colleges set COVID-19 rules for fall

No parties, no trips: Colleges set COVID-19 rules for fall

U.S. colleges are asking returning students to promise to help contain the coronavirusBy MICHAEL HILL Associated PressAugust 9, 2020, 6:30 PM6 min read As they struggle to salvage some semblance of a campus experience this fall, U.S. colleges are requiring promises from students to help contain the coronavirus — no keg parties, no long road…
MLB postpones 2 baseball games as Marlins members test positive for COVID-19

MLB postpones 2 baseball games as Marlins members test positive for COVID-19

Monday's Orioles-Marlins and Yankees-Phillies games affected.July 27, 2020, 4:11 PM5 min read Two Major League Baseball games scheduled for Monday were postponed as coronavirus testing is underway, the league confirmed in a statement. The Miami Marlins canceled their home opener against the Baltimore Orioles scheduled for Monday night after multiple members of the team tested…
Inquiry finds racial bias, bullying in Iowa football program

Inquiry finds racial bias, bullying in Iowa football program

An investigative report has found that the Iowa football program has suffered from racial bias against Black players and bullying by a small number of current and former coachesBy RYAN J. FOLEY Associated PressJuly 30, 2020, 5:22 PM4 min readIOWA CITY, Iowa -- The Iowa football program under Coach Kirk Ferentz has suffered from a…
Portland protesters cause mayhem again, police officer hurt

Portland protesters cause mayhem again, police officer hurt

Protests in Portland, Oregon were chaotic again even after the mayor pleaded with demonstrators to stay off the streetsBy GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated PressAugust 7, 2020, 5:31 PM4 min readPORTLAND, Ore. -- A crowd of about 200 people, some wielding homemade shields, clashed with police early Friday in Portland, Oregon for the third consecutive night as…
Petition urges Trader Joe’s to change ethnic food labels -TV

Petition urges Trader Joe’s to change ethnic food labels -TV

SAN FRANCISCO -- Responding to calls for Trader Joe's to stop labeling its international food products with ethnic-sounding names, the grocery store chain said it has been in a yearslong process of r…
Target to close on Thanksgiving, ending Black Friday kickoff

Target to close on Thanksgiving, ending Black Friday kickoff

Target is joining Walmart in closing its stores on Thanksgiving Day, ending a decade-long tradition of jump starting Black Friday salesBy ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AP Retail WriterJuly 27, 2020, 1:45 PM2 min readNEW YORK -- Target is joining Walmart in closing its stores on Thanksgiving Day, ending a decade long tradition of jump starting Black Friday…
Lebanon president says he knew of chemicals at port in July

Lebanon president says he knew of chemicals at port in July

BEIRUT -- Lebanese President Michel Aoun knew about the huge stockpile of explosive material stored at Beirut's port nearly three weeks before it blew up, he said Friday, adding he had ordered action be taken about it at the time, although the top leader also said he had no authority over the facility. “Do you…
U.S. Puts Kodak Deal On Hold Amid Scrutiny Of Its Finances

U.S. Puts Kodak Deal On Hold Amid Scrutiny Of Its Finances

President Trump announces on July 28 that Eastman Kodak will receive a loan to manufacture ingredients used in pharmaceuticals. Alex Wong/Getty Images The Trump administration's decision to entrust…
Beer, leather company called out after accidentally naming businesses Maori word for ‘pubic hair’

Beer, leather company called out after accidentally naming businesses Maori word for ‘pubic hair’

It’s a hairy mistake. A beer brand and a leather company have found themselves in the crosshairs of New Zealanders after accidentally naming a product and a business “pubic hair” in their native ton…
Trump not ready to commit to election results if he loses

Trump not ready to commit to election results if he loses

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump is refusing to publicly commit to accepting the results of the upcoming White House election, recalling a similar threat he made weeks before the 2016 vote, as he scoffs at polls showing him lagging behind Democrat Joe Biden. Trump says it's too early to make such an ironclad guarantee. “I…
Dow Jones Futures Rise On Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google Earnings After Bullish Stock Market Rally

Dow Jones Futures Rise On Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google Earnings After Bullish Stock Market...

Dow Jones futures and S&P 500 futures rose modestly early Friday while Nasdaq futures jumped on strong earnings from Apple (AAPL) and FANG stocks Amazon.com (AMZN), Facebook (FB) and Google paren…
Georgia DA who charged officers faces tough primary runoff

Georgia DA who charged officers faces tough primary runoff

Amid misconduct allegations and police brutality protests, the top prosecutor in Georgia’s most populous country is fighting to keep his jobBy KATE BRUMBACK Associated PressAugust 7, 2020, 3:04 PM5 min readATLANTA -- Against the backdrop of protests over racial injustice and police brutality and with allegations of misconduct emboldening challengers, the top prosecutor in Georgia’s…
SoftBank swings to profit after record loss as Vision Fund recovers

SoftBank swings to profit after record loss as Vision Fund recovers

SoftBank Group posted a $12 billion quarterly profit on Tuesday after reporting historic losses of $13 billion for its last fiscal year.  The recovery is largely down to rising valuations of SoftBan…
‘The Netflix Of China’ iQiyi Tanks 12% On SEC Probe Revelation

‘The Netflix Of China’ iQiyi Tanks 12% On SEC Probe Revelation

iQiyi, Inc. (NASDAQ: IQ) shares dropped more than 12% in the after-hours session Thursday as the company revealed it's under investigation from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. …
76 salmonella cases in Oregon linked to red onions

76 salmonella cases in Oregon linked to red onions

PORTLAND, Ore. Oregon health officials said Friday a salmonella outbreak has sickened 76 people in the state so far, in 13 counties. Eighteen of those 76 people were hospitalized. The Oregon Health …
Elon Musk splits Tesla stock after share price surge

Elon Musk splits Tesla stock after share price surge

Elon Musk's Tesla is set to make its shares more affordable to backers after announcing a five-way stock split, the first in its history, on the back of a record year of growth for the electric car m…
Pastor: 40 infected with coronavirus after church event

Pastor: 40 infected with coronavirus after church event

An Alabama pastor says more than 40 people have been infected with the coronavirus after attending a multi-day revival event at his Baptist churchJuly 27, 2020, 4:30 PM2 min readSTRAWBERRY, Ala. -- More than 40 people were infected with the coronavirus after attending a multi-day revival event at a north Alabama Baptist church, according to…
Microsoft Earnings Preview: This Second Historic Bull Market For The Stock Is Just 4-5 Years Old

Microsoft Earnings Preview: This Second Historic Bull Market For The Stock Is Just 4-5...

An earnings preview is not usually led off with a chart, but in the case of Microsoft (MSFT), I do think it's warranted. (Source: Worden charts) In Microsoft's historic bull market from the mid-198…
Trader Joe’s says no to changing ethnic-sounding label names

Trader Joe’s says no to changing ethnic-sounding label names

LOS ANGELES Trader Joe's, which said earlier this month it was moving to change the names of some of its products after an online petition denounced them as racist, now says it will stick with labels…
SOS message saves men stranded on tiny, uninhabited island

SOS message saves men stranded on tiny, uninhabited island

They had been missing for nearly three days.August 4, 2020, 3:08 PM4 min readLONDON -- Three men have been rescued from a remote, uninhabited island in the Micronesia archipelago after writing "SOS" in the sand, authorities said. The unnamed sailors had been missing in the western Pacific Ocean for nearly three days when their giant…
Saudi Aramco profit drops 50% for first half of the year as pandemic batters oil price

Saudi Aramco profit drops 50% for first half of the year as pandemic batters...

Oil giant Saudi Aramco has reported a 50% fall in net income for the first half of its financial year, reflecting a devastating year for oil markets and the global economy at large as the world conti…
Stock futures bounce back from Tuesday pause

Stock futures bounce back from Tuesday pause

U.S. equity futures are trading higher ahead of the Wednesday Wall Street session. The major futures indexes are suggesting a gain of 1% GET FOX BUSINESS ON THE GO BY CLICKING HERE On Tuesday, a l…
Luck? Genetics? Italian island spared from COVID outbreak

Luck? Genetics? Italian island spared from COVID outbreak

GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy -- Stranded on a tiny Italian island, a cancer researcher grew increasingly alarmed to hear that one, and then three more visitors had fallen ill with COVID-19. Paola Muti braced for a rapid spread of the coronavirus to the 800 closely-knit islanders, many of whom she knows well. Her mother was born…
Joe Biden launches new national ad aimed at Black Americans

Joe Biden launches new national ad aimed at Black Americans

Joe Biden’s Democratic presidential campaign has launched a new national ad focused on Black Americans, urging them to stand up to President Donald Trump the way their ancestors stood up to “violent racists of a generation ago.”By KAT STAFFORD Associated PressAugust 6, 2020, 12:15 PM5 min readDETROIT -- Joe Biden's Democratic presidential campaign has launched…
Airbnb takes action against guest for party

Airbnb takes action against guest for party

For the first time, Airbnb is taking legal action against a guest for violating its ban on unauthorized parties. The San Francisco-based home sharing company said Wednesday it is initiating legal pr…
Hong Kong’s new tech index up 3.5% on the second day of trade

Hong Kong’s new tech index up 3.5% on the second day of trade

Hong Kong's new tech index rose on its second day of trading as experts said its diverse list of constituents will be attractive for traders looking to invest across the sector. The Hang Seng Tech I…

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