Yahoo! Inc.’s board has reportedly approved Yahoo! to buy Tumblr for $1.1 billion cash. The agreement will include a provision that Tumblr will continue to operate independently of Yahoo!. Marissa Mayer, Yahoo! Chief executive, hopes the acquisition will secure increased revenue, through the social networking market. As reported by The Wall Street Journal, details about [...]Show More Summary
Obama administration officials were made aware in June 2012 about an investigation into complaints from conservative tea party groups that they were being harassed, and they knew the probe was ongoing at the height of the presidential race, a Treasury inspector general revealed Friday.J. Show More Summary
North Korea fired a short-range missile into the Sea of Japan on Sunday, according to South Korea's semiofficial news agency Yonhap, citing a South Korean military official.On Saturday, North Korea launched three short-range guided missiles...Show More Summary
Authorities say a teenage girl from Missouri died this week while on the very first drive her parents allowed her to take alone. According to KMBC News, 16-year-old Savannah Nash of Harrisonville, Missouri got permission Thursday afternoon to drive to the grocery store to pick up a few items for the family dinner. It was [...]Show More Summary
A senior White House adviser insists President Barack Obama learned the Internal Revenue Service had been targeting tea party groups "when it came out in the news."
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Financial trading in world markets has grown so lightning-fast that effective regulation is growing tougher by the second, increasing the threat of crashes sparked by hoaxes, electronic glitches or yet-unknown causes.
It seems that the world of Weird News is filled with bikinis, weenies and roots that look like Homer Simpson. Teacher Olivia Sprauer may have been... Read more: Victoria James, Bad Parenting, Wakeboarding Westies, Anatomical Wonders,...Show More Summary
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Commuters are bracing for a difficult trip around southwest Connecticut and to New York City beginning Monday as workers repair the Metro-North commuter rail line crippled by a derailment and crash. Crews will spend days rebuilding 2,000 feet of trac …
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Philadelphia – A former cop who was once hailed as a hero and even sat down next to Michelle Obama during a speech by President Obama has been arrested and charged with rape, among other crimes. According to authorities, 27-year-old Richard DeCoatsworth met with two 20-year-old women at a party on Thursday around 2am. He [...]Show More Summary
Mairead Philpott - who was jailed for killing her six children in a house fire - is planning to appeal her 17-year sentence.The 32-year-old was jailed alongside her husband Mick at Nottingham Crown Court last month after being foundShow More Summary
North Korea launched on Sunday another short-range missile, a day after firing three short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan, Yonhap news agency reported, referring to South Korea’ Defense Ministry.
Three teens have been charged with raping a 12-year-old and posting the video to Facebook. The young girl was held at gunpoint and raped by Scandale Fritz, age 16, Kenneth Brown, age 15, and Justin Applewhite, age 16. Authorities in Chicago have arrested all three boys. The assault reportedly happened in December last year. Fritz [...]Show More Summary
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The women’s shelter called the Anna Louise Inn was forced to sell their property, even though it was not for sale, to the Western & Southern Insurance Group. The Anna Louise Inn is a women’s shelter in downtown Cincinnati which helped thousands of struggling women for over a hundred years. The location is in Lytle Park, far from the more [...]Show More Summary
Virginia Republicans have chosen have conservative minister E.W. Jackson as the nominee for lieutenant governor — making him, according to the Associated Press, the first black candidate the party has nominated for statewide office since 1988. In the past, it appears Jackson has made some charged remarks about President Obama.
The Internal Revenue Service is feeling the sort of heat that targeted taxpayers feel from the tax agency. It's the sense that a powerful someone is breathing down your neck.