Sat 30 May Watch the Brindabelters, the Black ‘N’ Blue Belles and Team Lumberjack go head-to-head in the Sydney Roller Derby League at Luna Park. Family tickets...
Vatican Bank makes it rain; "Is a 35-year-old mathematician the modern face of financial crime?"; Greece is still screwed; Wife bonus wives "panicked"; Cops chase student driver vehicle going 110 mph; and more.
Here is what you need to know. Charter Communications is buying Time Warner for $55 billion.The two sides announced a $195.71 per share cash and stock deal that values Time Warner at mores than $55 billion. The deal comes at a 14% premium...Show More Summary
Here is what you need to know. The Bank of Japan kept policy on hold. Haruhiko Kuroda's central bank decided to take a wait and see approach after Wednesday's GDP data handily outpaced expectations. Friday's decision kept the BOJ's asset...Show More Summary
I caught Mike Hadreas aka Perfume Genius behind the Vogue Theatre when he was in town opening for Belle & Sebastian. He had snuck out back for a quick vape and I got him to talk about his bubbling anger, his growth as a songwriter, the fact that every article about him uses the word “sexuality“and more. […]
Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images There will be something different about a new Taco Bell that is set to open in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood this summer. Parent company Yum Brands (YUM) has confirmed that the eatery has...Show More Summary
Before markets open on Thursday, here is what you need to know. China's manufacturing sector remained in contraction. HSBC Flash Manufacturing PMI ticked up to 49.1 in May after registering a 48.9 in April. While the number was an improvement,...Show More Summary
Originally published on RMI Outlet. By Chad Blevins and Dan Seif While all eyes have lately been focused on places like New York, California, and Hawaii, last month, the opening bell in Texas for that state’s “electric power market 2.0” began with little more than an energy-wonk whisper. Show More Summary
GODFREY, IL – Josephine Bell is behind bars after the 71-year-old was accused of using a hammer to kill a cat and four kittens because her grand kids did not clean their rooms. On Monday, Bell’s 13 year-old granddaughter opened the freezer and found her dead cat. Show More Summary
Here is what you need to know. Greece says it will miss its next IMF payment without a new bailout. Reuters reports Parliamentary speaker and Syriza politician Nikos Filis announced on TV, "If there is no deal by then [June 5] that will...Show More Summary
Here is what you need to know. The UK slipped into deflation for the 1st time in at least 55 years. Consumer prices slipped 0.1% year-over-year in the UK, marking an unexpected return to deflation. The UK has not experienced fallingShow More Summary
Greek leaders predict deal in week; Europe wants startups; US economy maybe not so bad; "MBTA oral sex suspects on the loose"; and more.
Before markets open to start the week, here's what you need to know. Greece's end game is near. Greek newspaper Kathimerini reports Prime Minister Alex Tsipras wrote International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Legarde toShow More Summary
Before the market opens on Friday, here's what you need to know. The EU is probing Facebook. "Facebook tramples on European and Belgian privacy laws," warned Belgium's Privacy Protection Commission (CPVP/CBPL). The Commission is teaming up with German, Dutch, French and Spanish authorities to look into the social media giant's practices. Show More Summary
The star player can’t stand the thought of missing the opener, so he’s hoping for leniency from the NFL. No, not the guy who more probably than not took the air out of footballs, the guy who most definitely put smoke into a football player on his way to the airport. During an appearance on ESPN, Steelers…
Before the market opens on Thursday, here's what you need to know. Shake Shack crushed earnings. The burger chain announced adjusted earnings of $0.04 per share, outpacing the $0.03 loss that was anticipated. Revenues surged 56.3% to $37.8 million, easily topping the $33.96 million Wall Street was expecting. Show More Summary
The Cannes Film Festival, which opened Wednesday evening in France, boasts the most high-profile international red carpet next to the Oscars.
AOL Chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong, center, applauds during opening bell ceremonies of the New York Stock Exchange in this file photo. Verizon on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 announced it is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, advancing the telecom’s push in both mobile and advertising fields. Show More Summary
Here is what you need to know. Chinese data disappointed. Industrial production, retail sales and fixed asset investment all missed the mark. Industrial production climbed 5.9% year-over-year, but fell short of the 6.0% gain that was expected while retail sales jumped 10.0% YoY, missing the 10.5% that economists were anticipating. Show More Summary
Greek finance minister: "Let's not beat around the bush"; KKR wants $12 billion; Alibaba wants MBAs; UK man banned from airline over Pinocchio crotch tat; and more.