The Interpreter hasn't had much to say about European growth for a couple of years, mainly because there hasn't been much of it. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi brought this melancholy story up to date at the central bankers' annual get-together at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, last week, far from the bustle of the financial markets. Show More Summary
Tensions may have eased between protesters and police in Ferguson since the height of the unrest there last week following the fatal shooting of 18-year-old unarmed Michael Brown by officer Darren Wilson. But as a report aired by CNN this morning demonstrated, the increasingly...
(Reuters) - Burger King Worldwide Inc agreed to buy Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc in cash and stock to create the third-largest quick service restaurant group with sales of about $23 billion. Tim Hortons shareholders...Show More Summary
ISIS is demanding $6.6 million in ransom to stop the threatened execution of a 26-year-old American woman. The family of the hostage has asked the media to withhold her name, but note that the woman was involved with humanitarian relief in Syria when she went missing in 2013. The demand from Islamic State militants comes
China appears to be close to one of the greatest technological breakthroughs in military history: the supersonic submarine. I know that that sounds ridiculous but it is possible. As a military buff, I had to share the story. The submarine is based on “supercavitation” technology that was used earlier on torpedo technology but the Chinese […]
Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough lit into his Republican Party Monday morning for criticizing President Barack Obama even when Obama does what the GOP has been demanding he do, namely more forcefully respond to the ISIS threat in Iraq and Syria. Show More Summary
When House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-TX) was indicted by a Travis County grand jury in September 2005 for allegedly conspiring to sway Texas state elections with corporate money, the longtime GOP lawmaker said the charges were a “sham” and an act of “political retribution” by Democrats that wouldn’t stand up in court. Show More Summary
Google hasn't yet commented on the strange thing happening to its image search function
The ragedy and turmoil in Ferguson, Missouri—the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, followed by sometimes violent protests and a heavy-handed police crackdown—have once again brought the national spotlight on race relations in America. Show More Summary
Tonight's live episode of The Independents (Fox Business Network, 9 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. PT, with re-airs three hours later) will contain many different bites at the same rancid apple that is the Islamic State (ISIL). Taking first crack will...Show More Summary
Egyptian activist Aliaa Magda Elmahdy and an unnamed collaborator have made an incredibly bold statement against the Islamic State (ISIL). From a writeup at Liveleak: [Elmadhy] posted a photo to Facebook Saturday of herself and another...Show More Summary
Jeremy and Amanda Swann, both 29, were arrested Thursday for allegedly sexually assaulting a female relative at least six times, hoping that she would get pregnant, in Jones, Ala.
Seth Meyers gave his friend Billy Eichner a major platform Monday night when he invited him onstage to present a video the two men filmed the proves just how little New Yorkers give a damn about the Emmy Awards.
A funeral service was just held for the young black teenager gunned down in Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. Michael Brown was shot by officer Darren Wilson after a public altercation. The reports about the incident have been widely conflicting, but it seems certain at this point that Brown was unarmed when the
We've come across some pretty epic porn movie parodies, and now PornHub has created a series of X-rated takes on Emmy-nominated TV shows. You gotta hand it to them for creativity. See how the original posters compare to their porn versions below! (Slightly NSFW.) Orange Is the New Black House of Cards The Big Bang Theory Mad Men
(KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s president on Monday dissolved parliament and called for early elections in October as his country continues to battle a pro-Russian insurgency in its eastern regions. President Petro Poroshenko announced in a statement posted on his website that he has dissolved parliament and called for snap elections on October 26. He said…
By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Attorneys for Texas Governor Rick Perry filed a motion on Monday to dismiss two felony charges of abusing his power, saying it is unjust to prosecute the leader of the state over a political dispute by trying to criminalize a veto. Show More Summary
5 reasons why an expanded mission to strike James Foley’s killers in Syria won’t work. And why it's going to happen anyway.
An elderly Missouri woman convicted of killing her husband four decades ago and burying his body in an abandoned Wyoming gold mine was sentenced to life in prison by a Wyoming judge on Monday, a prosecutor said. Laramie County District...Show More Summary
With a wardrobe malfunction from Nicki Minaj and a career-defining 16-minute powerhouse performance from Beyoncé, Miley Cyrus likely knew there was nothing she could on stage at last night's 2014 MTV Video Music Awards that could top last year's tweaking debacle. Show More Summary