An interesting little whine in The Independent about corporate taxation. Which contains one gem and one great truth. The gem: So enough of multinationals treating the British state as if it were a charitable fund to which they can voluntarily contribute. … Their vans drive on taxpayer-funded roads, and they frequently avail themselves of a […]
Liam Hemsworth stops by the SiriusXM set at Super Bowl 50 Radio Row on Thursday (February 4) at the Moscone Center in San Fransisco, Calif. The 26-year-old star joined his Independence Day: Resurgence co-stars Jeff Goldblum, 63, and Bill Pullman, 62, to chat about their movie. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Liam Hemsworth [...]
MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Republicans who aren’t in Donald Trump’s camp and independent polltakers and experts here are increasingly convinced that the fear-peddling billionaire is losing momentum and could even lose on Election Day. “I’ve...Show More Summary
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In what amounts to an independent expenditure on behalf of the other Presidential candidates, CNN decided to hit Marco Rubio for the high crime of...
During Friday’s press conference in San Francisco, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell faced a question about the HGH allegations made against Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. Specifically, the question had to do with the league’s response...Show More Summary
The city’s process for raising elected officials’ pay involves recommendations from an independent commission. And for good reason: so the public can trust that the pay raise is... To view the full story, click the title link.
The New York Times is suing independent publisher PowerHouse Books and its CEO, Daniel Power, over a series of images appearing in a book that's highly critical of the Gray Lady's coverage of war.
Two centuries from now, humanity has spread across the Solar system. Mars is independent, its population working together to terraform the planet and building a high-technology society whose capabilities are beginning to outstrip those of Earth. Show More Summary
The New York City Council has voted itself a 32% pay raise. Legislation passed Friday hikes council members' salaries from $112,500 to $148,500. An independent body known as the Quadrennial... To view the full story, click the title link.
In 2011, the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) -- an independent panel that systematically reviews scientific evidence - issued a controversial recommendation against prostate screening for all men. This action was taken...Show More Summary
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Independent U.S. West Coast refiner Tesoro Corp has agreed to pay $8.08 million to 769 United Steelworkers union members at refineries in California and Washington state who were denied bonuses while on strike in 2015, the U.S. Show More Summary
H1Z1 is about to get a whole lot different. Today, Daybreak Games announced that the apocalypse simulator H1Z1, currently in Early Access, is being split into two independent days: H1Z1: King of the Kill and H1Z1: Just Survive. H1Z1:...Show More Summary
In the weekly Atomic Books Comics Preview, Benn Ray highlights notable new comics, graphic novels, and books. Benn Ray is the owner of Atomic Books, an independent bookstore in Baltimore. He also runs the Mutant Funnies Tumblr. Atomic Books...
vIn a world where directors are constantly fighting the MPAA, it’s so expensive to make a film independently that it’s nearly impossible, and once filmmakers do finish an indie feature, it doesn’t generate enough revenue because it can only reach a handful of theaters, it seems more and more that television shows are the way […]
RoCo Films, Abramorama, Film Sprout and Independent Lens have sealed a deal to distribute Trapped, Dawn Porter’s pro-choice documentary that won a Special Jury Award at Sundance. The film will open March 4 in Los Angeles, New York and...Show More Summary
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Wiper announced today that it has raised another $2 million, bringing its total seed round to $4.5 million as the messaging app expands into entertainment. The company has also launched a $4.99 monthly streaming service for independent films, along with an Apple TV app. The latest infusion of capital comes from the company’s existing investor […]
Gunshots have been fired at a boxing weigh-in at the Regency Hotel in Drumcondra, Dublin, on Friday, killing one man and seriously injuring two others. The Irish Independent reported on the incident : "Three men burst into the foyerShow More Summary
Iphone 6s that have been repaired by independent service centers are bricking themselves, seemingly permanently, with a cryptic message about "Error 53." (more…)