I still can't quite believe that even as big a huckster as Donald Trump thinks he can get away with this. But it's starting to seem like Trump was probably lying when he announced with great fanfare a week ago that he was converting some $50 million of loans to his campaign into simple contributions. Show More Summary
"Democracy has failed us," Blur lead singer Damon Albarn announced gravely to the hungover crowds gathered to watch the Orchestra of Syrian Musicians at Glastonbury Festival on Friday morning. "Democracy has failed us because it was ill-informed." Normally, Glastonbury Festival is a bubble. Show More Summary
Les Bleus, as the French team is known, have often endured a fractious relationship with their fans. When the team fails to impress, jeers and boos ring out from the stands.
Since G.E. announced its plans to offload almost all of GE Capital’s assets, its stock has added about $50 billion in overall market capitalization.
The announcement comes after an aggressive campaign by General Electric to sell off billions of dollars worth of assets in its GE Capital division.
After dismantling its far-flung finance operation, General Electric gets out of the systemically important institutions club.
How traditional polling, prediction markets and superforecasters all failed to robustly predict Brexit and how new data like search trends might offer insights in the future
After a failed 2000 movie, Warner Bros is setting out to give Dungeons & Dragons another chance at the big screen, and they may have found the new movie's lead in this actor.
Boston failed to make a big splash again, annoying an antsy fanbase looking for payoff for their many assets. But the Celtics still have the luxury of patience. The Boston Celtics have 12 players under contract from a 48-win team that posted a top-10 offense and a top-5 defense. Show More Summary
By Dena Aubin (Reuters) - A federal court's striking down of the government's designation of insurer MetLife Inc as "too-big-to-fail" could undermine efforts to head off another financial crisis, authors of the landmark Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law said. Show More Summary
Price retested the 2,100 key level… but failed to hold it this afternoon. Let’s update our levels for the S&P 500 Index and note the big trending stocks today: We’ve been focusing on the 2,100 S&P 500 Index level and price challenged – and failed – at this level twice. We often frame our intraday or swing trades [...]
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), the interstate compact authority that runs the DC subway, is in big trouble. After killing passenger Carol Glover last year due to negligence, and an unprecedented system-wide shutdown to prevent more deaths, it’s now regularly shutting down parts of the system to try to clean up. Show More Summary
After filibustering for 15 hours last week, Senate Democrats finally got what they wanted Monday evening: a vote on measures designed to curb gun violence in America. And, as anticipated, the Republican-controlled Senate voted down all four pieces of legislation imposing limits on gun sales. Americans have come to expect exactly this sort...
'The Rocketeer' was an example of a studio learning the wrong lessons from a big hit.
Wales' wizard has delivered them a knockout stage place. Cristiano Ronaldo, Paul Pogba, Robert Lewandowksi, Thomas Müller, David Alaba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic have all failed to find the back of the net so far in Euro 2016. Most of them have struggled to contribute to goals as well. Show More Summary
As Republicans — once again — plot to “stop Trump,” First Read does not see much chance of success. “There’s one big reason why such an effort is likely to fail: It’s very difficult to beat SOMEBODY with NOBODY. Whom [...]
So things don't go according to plan. Big deal; change happens. Does that mean your plans failed? No. Not if you understand planning and work it correctly; at least, not with business planning. I don't know about diets and life... The post About Things Not Going According to Plan appeared first on Planning, Startups, Stories.
Paris (AFP) – They scored a combined 203 goals last season, but superstar forwards Cristiano Ronaldo, Robert Lewandowski, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Thomas Mueller and Harry Kane have yet to find the net at Euro 2016. A new, extended 24-team...Show More Summary
sissa Most Newcastle fans would have trouble understanding how Moussa Sissoko made the France squad for Euro 2016. The midfielder is an odd, enigmatic player: a physical specimen with considerable talent, but one who fails to show it on a regular basis. Often accused of laziness, he produced one piece of uncharacteristic play tonight, going […]
Hmm… what an inneresting perspective! In an interview with Big Boy TV, Tyga opened up about his failed relationship with Kylie Jenner and how their romance hurt his career while they were together. It's a very confusing angle to take considering A LOT of people would argue that K.J.'s fame actually helped his business ventures! Related: Kylie [...]