News Links 12-31-16

POLITICS
Trump: No computer safe from hacking
Merkel: Islamist terror is ‘greatest threat’ to Germany

Russia envoy urges settlement of Syria conflict
Venezuela ex-opposition governor says released from house arrest
Wife and Her Lover Are Arrested in Killing of Greek Envoy in Brazil

 

BUSINESS
Facebook Knows A Lot About Your Offline Habits, Buying Third-Party Data To Serve Better Targeted Ads
China Manufacturing Stabilizes Near a Post-2012 High
Two Pilots Arrested in A Week for Allegedly Flying While Drunk

 

HUMAN INTEREST
Istanbul nightclub terror attack: Live updates after gunman ‘dressed as Santa’ opens fire killing 35 and injuring 40
After Berlin attack, big cities beef up New Year’s Eve security 
It’s going to cost taxpayers $108 billion to help student loan borrowers

 

LAW
State Police say slain trooper had responded alone to domestic call
PA State Trooper Shot Dead: Suspect at Center of Statewide Manhunt Dead…
German police screen hundreds of North Africans at Cologne station

 

HEALTH
Zika Fears, Opioid Abuse Crisis Top Health News for 2016
A broken heart can indeed stop beating
Syndrome Linked To Smoking Weed Spikes In States With Legalized Marijuana

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
German Mission to the Moon

Driverless trucks hitting the road in central Ohio

 

ENTERTAINMENT
‘Real Housewives Of Atlanta’ Star Kenya Moore Pulls Gun On Trespassers, Rants About Fans Coming To Her Home
Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Will Be Buried Together

George Michael: Pop superstar dies at 53
Actor William Christopher, “M*A*S*H” Chaplain, Dead at 84

 

SPORTS
Crashed plane carrying Brazilian football team ‘ran out of fuel’
Arsenal vs Southampton: Gabriel holds ‘Forza Chape’ banner
71 dead after plane carrying Brazilian football team crashes
Matthew McConaughey Gives University of Texas Students a Ride: Why He’s a One-of-a-Kind Alumnus

 

REAL ESTATE
The Fed confirmed some of the most troubling trends in Manhattan

News Links 11-30-16

 

POLITICS
After Fidel Castro’s Death, Cuban Dissidents Continue Fight For Human Rights
Fidel Castro’s final tour across the homeland he ruled for nearly half a century
Trump to Announce Carrier Plant Will Keep Jobs in US
Colombia’s Congress Approves Peace Accord With FARC
China joins US, allies in sanctions on North Korea

 

BUSINESS
Trump Saved Jobs at Carrier, but More Midwest Jobs Are in Jeopardy
Brent crude oil prices surge to nearly $52 per barrel after OPEC agrees output cut
Asian Markets Advance On OPEC Deal, China PMI Data

 

HUMAN INTEREST
Tennessee officials say wildfires that left 7 dead ‘likely to be human-caused’
Fla. family who lost home to wildfires in ‘deep prayer’ for Tenn. victims 
It’s going to cost taxpayers $108 billion to help student loan borrowers

 

LAW
Judge Approves Lawsuit Settlement for Family of Tamir Rice
Charlotte police officer who fatally shot Keith Scott ‘acted lawfully,’ won’t be charged
SiriusXM Settles Turtles’ Copyright Lawsuit for $99 Million

 

HEALTH
Aussie students recreate Martin Shkreli’s $750 HIV pill for $20
US Imposes Nationwide Ban On Smoking In All Public Housing
Virgin or not? TV’s Dr. Oz faces Georgia lawsuit over olive oil claims

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
German Mission to the Moon

Driverless trucks hitting the road in central Ohio

 

ENTERTAINMENT
Kanye West leaves hospital, more than a week after encounter with authorities
Kanye West’s Symptoms Fit Schizoaffective Disorder, Says Psychologist

2 More Ad-Tech Players Have Blacklisted Breitbart
App-installing malware found in over 1 million Android phones

 

SPORTS
Crashed plane carrying Brazilian football team ‘ran out of fuel’
Arsenal vs Southampton: Gabriel holds ‘Forza Chape’ banner
71 dead after plane carrying Brazilian football team crashes
Matthew McConaughey Gives University of Texas Students a Ride: Why He’s a One-of-a-Kind Alumnus

 

REAL ESTATE
The Fed confirmed some of the most troubling trends in Manhattan

News Links 10-31-16

 

POLITICS
Democrats should ask Clinton to step aside
CNN fires Donna Brazile for allegedly giving debate questions to Hillary Clinton in advance
Clinton’s unfavorable rating hits new high in poll
Black Leaders Decry Hillary Clinton’s ‘Unconscionable Silence’ over Black Abortion
No holds barred: Anthony Weiner: The gift that keeps on giving

 

BUSINESS
China October factory activity expands at fastest in over two years
Dow Falls Third Month in a Row
Baker Hughes and GE Oil & Gas create $32 billion merger

 

HUMAN INTEREST
Iraqi housewife ‘beheaded and cooked’ Isis soldiers after they killed her family
Two years of fear: Christian widow survives Islamic State 
1 Dead, More Than 100 Hurt in Hoboken Train Crash

 

LAW
Lynch ‘Pleads Fifth’ on Secret Iran ‘Ransom’ Payments
Shadow Brokers hacking group posts list of alleged NSA targets
Shadow Brokers post list of compromised IP addresses

 

HEALTH
More Children Sick, Dying From Opioid Overdoses: Report
Rare, polio-like illness suspected in Bellingham child’s death
Zika ravages testes of mice; study raises concern about men

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Combating The Unprecedented Damage To Coral Reefs

Bomb Sniffing Spinach Plants

 

ENTERTAINMENT
New Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Against Nate Parker
Nate Parker Penn State Investigates Second Sexual Misconduct

Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson Face Lawsuit Over ‘Uptown Funk’
Weekend Box Office: Tom Hanks’s ‘Inferno’ Bombs In America

 

SPORTS
Olivier Giroud and Alexis Sánchez at the double as Arsenal ease
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger on David Moyes at Sunderland: I feel …
Lionel Messi Comments on Luis Enrique, Pep Guardiola, Neymar …
Bale: It took character to stay with Madrid

 

REAL ESTATE
Homeowners Struggling To Stop Foreclosure

News Links 9-30-16

POLITICS
U.S. owes black people reparations for a history of ‘racial terrorism,’ says U.N. panel
US official: Hackers targeted election systems of 20 states
US protecting Syria jihadist group – Russia’s Lavrov
Republicans slam Clinton for Deutsche speeches
Congress paving the way for the imprisonment of U.S. Officials

 

BUSINESS
Engine of U.S. Economy Down But Far From Out as Spending Slows
Salesforce tries to block Microsoft’s LinkedIn acquisition
Costco should pay $5.5 million for selling fake Tiffany rings: US jury

 

HUMAN INTEREST
Iraqi housewife ‘beheaded and cooked’ Isis soldiers after they killed her family
Florida students face punishment for wearing KKK costumes 
1 Dead, More Than 100 Hurt in Hoboken Train Crash

 

LAW
Teen charged with murder of dad, attempted murder in South Carolina school shooting
Cop harasses off duty police chief who he didn’t recognize
South Carolina shooting leaves Jacob Hall, 6, fighting for life after teen gunman opens fire

 

HEALTH
Cancer Cases In Children Leap By 40% In 16 Years
Breast cancer facts and statistics
First-time dad with brain cancer leaves ICU to see son’s birth

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
ESA Unveils Most Accurate Map of Milky Way, Discovers Never

ESA Experiment Aims to Keep Spaceships Clean and Healthy

 

ENTERTAINMENT
Nate Parker wants to refocus us on ‘The Birth of a Nation’. His ’60 Minutes’ interview probably won’t help
The inner circle allegedly helping Jolie smear Pitt 

Jennifer Aniston’s husband comments on Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie split
Angelina Jolie exposes her rebel-turned-saint myth by trashing Brad Pitt

 

SPORTS
‘Granit Xhaka is what Manchester United thought Paul Pogba would be at Man Utd
Barca, Real suspend Super League talks
Ronaldo not on board as his plane crashes
Peacock victory crowns GB’s night at Olympic Stadium

 

REAL ESTATE
In Wells Fargo’s Bogus Accounts, Echoes of Foreclosure Abuses