BUSINESS

Wells Fargo Fires Managers, Denies Bonuses in Account Probe – Bloomberg »

Wells Fargo & Co. fired the head of its consumer credit-card business and three other senior managers as the bank’s board examines how abusive sales practices spread through branches before…

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Wal-Mart’s online sales jump 29% as it works to make inroads against Amazon – Los Angeles Times

Wal-Mart’s online sales jump 29% as it works to make inroads against Amazon – Los Angeles Times »

The nation’s largest retailer keeps working to make headway against the largest online seller. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. drew more shoppers to its namesake stores in the United States and its…

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The owner of Burger King is buying Popeyes for $1.8 billion – Business Insider »

Flickr/Prince Roy The owner of Burger King and Tim Hortons, Restaurant Brands International, is buying Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen for $79 per share, or $1.8 billion. “Popeyes is a powerful brand…

Feb 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
America

Trump’s America will be on vivid display at annual conservative gathering – Washington Post »

The conservative movement in America now belongs to President Trump. Thousands of activists will arrive in Washington this week for…

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

America’s Business Leaders Are Brimming With Post-Election Optimism – Bloomberg »

It’s been at least seven years since America’s mid-sized companies have been this ecstatic about the economy’s prospects. A whopping…

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Immigrant Nobel Prize Winner Sir J. Fraser Stoddart And America’s Future In Science – Forbes »

Immigrant J. Fraser Stoddart, Nobel laureate in Chemistry 2016, with his grandchildren, shows the chair he signed during the traditional…

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Give America Healthcare As Good As Congress – Daily Caller »

Obamacare put Republicans back in the majority in 2010. Failing to repeal it will take them out. You cannot run…

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe praises Trump’s ‘America First’ policy – ABC News »

U.S. President Donald Trump’s “America First” policy has an admirer in Zimbabwe’s longtime president, who says the policy resonates with…

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

America’s Business Leaders Brimming With Optimism After Election – Bloomberg »

It’s been at least seven years since America’s mid-sized companies have been this ecstatic about the economy’s prospects. A whopping…

Feb 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
TECHNOLOGY

Verizon scrapes $350 million off deal to buy Yahoo – CNET »

Verizon has reworked its deal to buy Yahoo. Justin Sullivan, Getty Images Verizon is getting a discount for damaged goods. The telecommunications giant and internet pioneer Yahoo have signed an agreement that drops the original $4.83 billion acquisition price for Yahoo by $350 million, the…

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Yahoo salvages Verizon deal with $350 million discount – WHIO »

Danny Pyka, an Austinite who worked for Mercedes-Benz for about 10 years, had been suffering from depression for so long and so severely that he was certain his suicidal thoughts would eventually lead to the end of his life. “It was just miserable,” said Pyka,…

Feb 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Horizon Zero Dawn is a near-perfect action RPG on the PlayStation 4 – TechCrunch »

Horizon Zero Dawn appeared unique from the start – a PlayStation 4 exclusive, a novel setting, with an all-new franchise, combining survival game elements with cover shooter mechanics and real-time strategy play, all while you hunt mechanized dinosaurs in a lush, natural setting. A game…

Feb 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Samsung Betting Big On Artificial Intelligence, Looking To Spend $1B Acquiring AI Companies: Report – Tech Times »

Samsung is apparently ready to bet big on artificial intelligence, with a massive amount of money set aside for buying more AI companies. Artificial intelligence is rapidly gaining ground and it’s playing an increasingly bigger role in people’s everyday lives. From smart digital assistants…

Feb 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
SCIENCE

NASA to Unveil New Exoplanet Discovery Tomorrow – Space.com »

NASA is holding a news conference tomorrow (Feb. 22) to discuss “new findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as…

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

New Research Shows How ‘Atmospheric Rivers’ Wreak Havoc Around The Globe – NPR »

Atmospheric rivers are sinews of moisture from the tropics. The one pictured here appeared over the Northern Pacific on Jan. 3. NOAA hide caption toggle…

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Soyuz blasts off on Russian resupply run to International Space Station – Spaceflight Now »

A Soyuz-U rocket took off Wednesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on the way to the International Space Station. Credit: Roscosmos A Russian Soyuz…

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Asia

Asia markets mostly flat; Nikkei down 0.06%, Kospi down 0.02% and the ASX off by 0.15% – CNBC

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Mid-East

UAE to Build Russian Warplane as Mideast Tensions Rise – Bloomberg

The United Arab Emirates signed an outline agreement to buy Sukhoi Su-35 warplanes and will work with Russia to develop a next-generation fighter that could enter service in seven or eight years, according to Moscow-based industrial…

Feb 21 2017 / Read More »
America

Trump’s America will be on vivid display at annual conservative gathering – Washington Post

The conservative movement in America now belongs to President Trump. Thousands of activists will arrive in Washington this week for an annual gathering that will vividly display how Trump has pushed the Republican Party and the…

Feb 22 2017 / Read More »
FINANCE

Mexico says finance minister, US Treasury’s Mnuchin to meet – CNBC

Mexican Finance Minister Jose Antonio Meade and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke by phone on Tuesday and agreed to meet in the coming weeks to discuss the countries’ bilateral economic agenda, Mexico’s government said. The…

Feb 21 2017 / Read More »
Europe

Europe ends in the black following strong PMIs, oil bounce; FTSE, banks underperform – CNBC

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Feb 21 2017 / Read More »
FOOTBALL

Report: Jared Odrick’s non-football interests caused “minor friction” – NBCSports.com

Getty Images The Jaguars cut defensive lineman Jared Odrick this week, just two years into what was billed as a five-year, $42.5 million deal. An injury that limited him to just six games last year was…

Feb 21 2017 / Read More »
TRAVEL

California students and athletes hit by new travel ban against anti-LGBT states – Los Angeles Times

UC Davis senior Acacia Keith was excited to present her research on the anti-abortion movement at what would have been her first national conference this spring.  The Council on Undergraduate Research conference, which showcases work by more…

Feb 21 2017 / Read More »
UK

At UK Parliament, Zingers Fly In Debate Over Trump State Visit – NPR

A message of “Say no to Trump” is projected on Britain’s Houses of Parliament the evening before a Monday parliamentary debate took place on Donald Trump’s state visit. Nearly 2 million people signed a petition in…

Feb 22 2017 / Read More »

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