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Australia’s News Corp outlet reports: The February same sex marriage plebiscite will not proceed. Talks to save it collapsed today guaranteeing a bitter debate in Parliament where legislation for the national ballot will be defeated in the Senate by Labor and the Greens. Show More Summary
A new role at realtor.com -- the property portal owned and operated by News Corp. subsidiary Move, Inc. -- will focus specifically on the top MLSs in the country. Who's filling those shoes? David Phillips, who was most recently the CEO at Pennsylvania Association of Realtors...
Univision has hired News Corp executive Raju Narisetti as the CEO of the newly created Gizmodo Media Group.
DVIDS News tells the story of Marine Corps Sergeant Franklin M. Simmons, Force Reconnaissance Platoon, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit. He was awarded the Silver Star back in 2011, but it’s making the rounds on social media again, I guess. This is from his Silver Star citation; [W]hile serving as Assistant Team Leader and Designated Marksman, […]
CKNW News (Vancouver) reports, “The Crown Corporation responsible for the Port Mann Bridge, Transportation Investment Corporation (TI Corps), is launching a $200,000 radio and billboard campaign. It encourages drivers to switch from the free Pattullo to the tolled Port Mann Bridge.” The post Crown Corp Launches Port Mann Bridge Campaign appeared first on Toll Roads News.
The Indian Healthcare sector has registered 88 funding deals amounting to $ 397.41 million so far in 2016, with healthcare start-ups cornering 73 funding deals amounting to $ 113.45 million
In the city of Richmond, California, Chevron Corp. not only processes up to 250,000 barrels of crude oil a day from the largest refinery on the West Coast — it also writes the news. The Richmond Standard, an online paper focused on local...Show More Summary
This appeared last week:Doctors forgo $23,000 and opt-out of uploading patient data to MyHealth recordSeptember 14, 20167:13pmSue Dunlevy News Corp Australia NetworkDOCTORS are so opposed to the troubled $1 billion taxpayer funded e-health...Show More Summary
The iPhone 7 launch comes with just a little bit of bad news for Apple. A federal jury in Texas has ruled that the iPhone-maker has infringed on patents held by a subsidiary of Acacia Research Corp, resulting in a hefty fine. Apple was ordered to pay $22.1 million by the jury in Tyler, Texas […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Donald Trump frustrated his traveling press corps Thursday night by taking the stage in Laconia, New Hampshire, while reporters were still en route to the event. “I have really good news for you. I just heard that the press is stuck on their airplane. Show More Summary
A panel of British lawmakers accused two former News Corp executives of misleading Parliament when the pair were questioned about the phone-hacking scandal at the firm’s now-closed News of The World tabloid, while exonerating a third one as well as the company’s U.K. division.
The memory of man runneth not to the day that I could trust that with reasonable probability anything new in the _New York Times_ would be true: [Some of the News That's Fit to Print (Why Oh Why Can't We Have a Better Press Corps?)](http://delong.typepad.com/sdj/2006/01/some_of_the_new.html) (January 29, 2006): In Slate,...
News Corp Australia reports: Federal Labor has introduced to parliament legislation that aims to legalise same-sex marriage in an attempt to gazump the government’s planned national vote on the issue. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten introduced...Show More Summary
We at JUMP Corps H.Q. have disturbing news. A new species of alien has been discovered in the hives! These dangerous bugs are reminiscent of trap door spiders, and the troops have taken to calling them Lurkers. Full update here (thanks Matt!)
Sony reportedly laid off more than half of EMI Music Publishing staff after its buyout in 2012. A Sony Corp investor presentation that was uncovered from 2014 confirms the company cut EMI’s headcount by 60% within two years of the acquisition, a percentage that was predicted by the NYT's’ Ben...
Marine_7002 sends us the sad news that Joe Hosteen Kellwood, a Navajo code talker, has passed at the tender age of 95. He served with the 1st Marine Division at Cape Gloucester, Peleliu and Okinawa. The Marine Corps tweeted out a video of Kellwood singing the Marine Corps’ Hymn in his native language; Honor the […]
News Corp subsidiary 21st Century Fox will pay $20 million to former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson to settle her sexual harassment case against former network chief Roger Ailes, multiple outlets report. Vanity Fair appears to have...Show More Summary
Instinct sends us a link to the New York Times which reports the sad news that the first black Marine Corps general, Frank E. Peterson has passed at the age of 83 a year ago this week. Frank E. Petersen Jr., who suffered bruising racial indignities as a military enlistee in the 1950s and was […]
NBC News criticized Donald Trump and how he did not play by the rules in bringing a press corps to his Mexico visit, did not give the press as many details as they’re used to, spurned details in planning his Mexico trip, and “defied the advice of the U.S. government”: Trump is accepting an invitation for the […]