The European Union today approved Microsoft's proposed $26.2 billion purchase of LinkedIn. The Union set several conditions in allowing Microsoft to proceed. For one, it must allow other professional networks to link into Office, and must let PC makers choose whether or not to preinstall LinkedIn on their machines. Show More Summary
Just when we thought the end of the Christie era would ring in some good news for public sector labor unions, Donald Trump was “elected” president. So while unions faced a tough time in states with GOP governors, that difficulty...Read more
The UFC returns to New York in short order after breaking a more than 20-year hiatus in the state this past month when UFC Fight Night 102 takes place Friday at Times Union Center in Albany.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos
Britain leaving the European Union. The Trump presidency. Legalized marijuana. Leonardo DiCaprio getting his first Oscar. The Chicago Cubs winning the World Series. 2016 will go down as the Year of the Impossible, when previously unimaginable events became reality. Without powerful public relations efforts, none of these would have been possible.OK, except for DiCaprio …. [...]
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO and the European Union overcame years of rivalry on Tuesday to agree a seven-point plan to counter tactics such as cyber attacks, information warfare and irregular militia from Russia and other potential aggressors.
European Union countries cleared the way Tuesday for full normalisation of ties with communist Cuba next week by dropping demands for Havana to first improve its human rights record. Cuban and EU officials signed a normalisation deal...Show More Summary
There's at least one company that's not too happy that Microsoft has received European Union approval for its $26 billion acquisition of LinkedIn: Microsoft's rival Salesforce. Salesforce had been protesting to the EU about the deal,...Show More Summary
When police in Union County, Arkansas, arrested "habitual criminal" Timothy Williams, 31, for providing and selling narcotics, the suspect's shirt may have served as both probable cause and a confession. The post Suspected Drug Dealer Busted In “Who Needs Drugs?” T-Shirt appeared first on CrimeFeed.
Show Me the Numbers A Framework for Balanced Distributed Solar Policies Tim Woolf Melissa, Whited, Patrick Knight, Tommy Vitolo, Kenji Takahashi, November 10, 2016 (Synapse Energy Economics for Consumers Union) Executive Summary Jurisdictions...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Steve Hulett is saying goodbye to Hollywood. The longest-serving union leader in the film and TV industry, he's retiring today after 27 years as the business rep of the Animation Guild, IATSE Local 839. "I plan to travel and...Show More Summary
For the townspeople of Union Grove, New York, the future is not what they expected it would be. In this arresting work of speculative fiction, social critic James Howard Kunstler takes an imaginative leap into the future, a few decades...Show More Summary
To the editor: Michael Hiltzik writes, “To dispense with the prospect of California’s seceding from the union: On the gonna-happen scale, it’s a Not.” He mentions civil war or a constitutional amendment as two ways to secede. (“Should California secede? How the state is politically out of step...
VOX POPULI, VOX DEI. Brexit Architect: ‘Crybabies’ Protesting Referendum Outcome Won’t Block EU Departure. Daniel Hannan, an architect of the campaign to divorce the United Kingdom from the European Union, rejected claims on Monday that the U.K. Supreme Court could block Brexit. Hannan, a Conservative member of the European Parliament who represents South East England, […]
The total number of jobs saved is actually a little more than 700, with Trump counting 350 R&D jobs that were never slated to leave.
Addressing members of her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party on Tuesday, Chancellor Angela Merkel set out her stall for re-election when Germany votes next autumn. The speech showed her strengths, but also exposed her weaknesses...
The European Union approved Microsoft’s $26 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, after the software giant agreed to safeguards to assuage antitrust concerns.
The more we learn the worse it gets. …the more details about Trump’s negotiations with Carrier become public, the more hollow his victory appears. First, various outlets reported that the number of jobs saved was closer to 800 than 1,100. Then, Carrier revealed that Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence?—?the current governor of Indiana?—?had purchased [...]
Sharon Van Etten, Beirut, Grizzly Bear’s Daniel Rossen, and more have announced a pair of benefit shows for Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union. Kevin Morby, Helado Negro, Hand Habits, and Ruth Garbus will alsoShow More Summary
Angela Merkel has for the first time endorsed her party's call for a partial ban on burqa and niqab in Germany, telling delegates at the Christian Democratic Union's conference in Essen "the full facial veil is inappropriate and should...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union and over a dozen LGBT groups sent a letter to President Barack Obama today urging the commutation of Chelsea Manning’s sentence for disclosing classified information to the media to raise public awareness regarding the impact of war on innocent civilians. Show More Summary