News Links 11-30-17



POLITICS
Al Franken accused of groping female Army officer Franken accused of groping female Army officer
Congress Will Face a Government Shutdown on December 22 — Merry Christmas!
3 words that reveal how incredibly out of touch Congress is on sexual harassment
EU and Britain agree settlement post Brexit: senior EU official
Brexit vote sees largest fall in net migration to Britain ever recorded

 

BUSINESS
UK economic growth beats expectations but Brexit problems continue
GM targets U.S. self-driving car launch for 2019
Hundreds of American Air flights still lack pilots in December

 

HUMAN INTEREST
World’s oldest surviving Latin bible returns to Britain after 1300 years
Argentina No Longer Looking for Survivors From Missing Sub
FDA Warns ‘Bone Treats’ For Dogs Could Kill Your Pet

 

LAW
Suspect Tampa serial killer behind bars
1 dead, U. on lockdown after shots fired near campus
Uber Paid Hackers to Delete Stolen Data on 57 Million People

 

HEALTH
Cancer x-ray services to be reviewed after serious diagnostic failures
For World AIDS Day, an urgent call for more attention to men and boys
Russia stands on brink of unprecedented HIV/Aids crisis as thousands of victims deny it even exists

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Automation Could Displace 800 Million Workers Worldwide By 2030, Study Says

Magnitude 4.1 earthquake near Dover, Del., rattles Mid-Atlantic

 

ENTERTAINMENT
After Lauer’s downfall, uncomfortable video clips circulate
Matt Lauer’s Firing and NBC’s Theatre of Accountability

Russell Simmons and Brett Ratner face new allegations of sexual misconduct
Screenwriter And Playwright Israel Horovitz Sexually Assaulted Women Who Worked For Him: Report

 

SPORTS
Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud: Scorpion kick goal inspired by dance classes
Arsenal first team pose in Christmas jumpers as club commit to donating 20% of sales to Save The Children
Rapid dribbling, outrageous skill, and cool finishing: Neymar and Kylian Mbappé destroy Bayern Munich
Dwyane Wade opens up on Cavs signing, LeBron reunion

 

REAL ESTATE
London real estate nears record year: Investment in the capital’s commercial property set to top £20bn

News Links 10-31-17

 

POLITICS
Mueller indictments prove one thing: Hillary Clinton is to blame!
Someone’s spying on Florida legislators. Tallahassee is on edge
ISIS Jihadis Have Returned Home by the Thousands
Top NK defector urges maximum engagement with Pyongyang
South Korea will not develop or possess nuclear weapons, president says

 

BUSINESS
UK economic growth beats expectations but Brexit problems continue
Asia shares hit 10-year high on strong economy, oil gains
Under Armour’s terrible year just got worse

 

HUMAN INTEREST
Americans Are Retiring Later, Dying Sooner and Sicker In-Between
Young photographers living with cancer will show their work in Denver’s Santa Fe Arts District
2-year-old defies odds, learns to walk after rare stage 4 cancer

 

LAW
Driver kills at least 8 in Manhattan in what officials say was a terrorist attack
1 dead, U. on lockdown after shots fired near campus
Police Find Severed Heads in Coolers in Serial Killer Case that Stuns Japan

 

HEALTH
Chemotherapy harms fertility of female cancer patients’ grandchildren, research shows
Acid reflux drug linked to more than doubled risk of stomach cancer – study
Nurse forcibly arrested for doing her job gets $500K settlement

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Hurricane Damages Giant Radio Telescope—Why It Matters

ESA Releases footage of Northern Lights from space

 

ENTERTAINMENT
Beverly Hills police launch sexual assault investigations involving Harvey Weinstein and James Toback
Rose McGowan Offered $1 Million In Harvey Weinstein Hush Money: Report

Amityville: The Awakening,’ first Weinstein Co. movie post-scandal, grosses just $742
Actor Anthony Rapp: Kevin Spacey Made A Sexual Advance Toward Me When I Was 14

 

SPORTS
Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud: Scorpion kick goal inspired by dance classes
Arsenal first team pose in Christmas jumpers as club commit to donating 20% of sales to Save The Children
Rapid dribbling, outrageous skill, and cool finishing: Neymar and Kylian Mbappé destroy Bayern Munich
Dwyane Wade opens up on Cavs signing, LeBron reunion

 

REAL ESTATE
London real estate nears record year: Investment in the capital’s commercial property set to top £20bn

News Links 9-30-17

POLITICS
San Juan Mayor: This Is A ‘People Are Dying’ Story
Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation team loses 2nd FBI veteran
Tom Price Resigns From Trump Cabinet Amid Private Jet Investigations
German public backs Angela Merkel’s plans for a ‘Jamaica coalition’: survey
‘It’s damaging lives’: Theresa May hits out at ‘disproportionate’ Uber London ban

 

BUSINESS
Wells Fargo bank teller admits stealing $185000 from homeless customer who walked in with a bag of cash
How Walmart turned its $3.3 billion acquisition of Jet.com into its greatest weapon against Amazon
Hurricane Harvey curbs US consumer spending; inflation muted

 

HUMAN INTEREST
Mexico Earthquake: Joel Osteen, Franklin Graham Issue Call to Prayer as Death Toll Rises
Myanmar refugee exodus tops 500000 as more Rohingya flee
Aaron Hernandez had a criminal mind before CTE

 

LAW
Former Law student says FBI pressured him to recant his claim of racial profiling
After Massive Data Breach, Equifax Directed Customers To Fake Site
Washington Sues Purdue Pharma Over Its Role In The Opioid Crisis

 

HEALTH
110 Million Americans Have an STD
Father explains why he shared photo of his four-year-old girl in agony before she died of cancer
Rise in HIV diagnoses among people over 50 in Europe

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Hurricane Damages Giant Radio Telescope—Why It Matters

ESA Releases footage of Northern Lights from space

 

ENTERTAINMENT
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, star of “Veep”, reveals she has breast cancer
Joan Lunden: 10 things I wish I knew before I was diagnosed with breast cancer

Florida attorney general says state “shouldn’t be an option” for O.J. Simpson
Nintendo is shutting down the Wii Shop in 2019

 

SPORTS
Giroud’s artistry amazes Arsenal entourage
Neymar on Cavani spat: Media ‘speak about things they have no clue about’
Rapid dribbling, outrageous skill, and cool finishing: Neymar and Kylian Mbappé destroy Bayern Munich
Dwyane Wade opens up on Cavs signing, LeBron reunion

 

REAL ESTATE
Dallas-Area Man Gets Prison in Foreclosure Rescue Scheme

News Links 8-31-17

POLITICS
Trump administration orders three Russian diplomatic facilities in US closed
John Kelly, Asserting Authority, Fires Anthony Scaramucci
Open Markets Applauds the European Commission’s Finding Against Google for Abuse of Dominance
Google is losing allies across the political spectrum
Here’s How Congress Is Reacting to Wells Fargo’s Latest Setback

 

BUSINESS
Nation’s emergency oil stockpile tapped to try to limit gas price boosts
Tesla slapped with unfair labor practices complaint by NLRB
All fired up over world’s biggest X-ray laser gun

 

HUMAN INTEREST
The Worst Examples of Hurricane Harvey Price Gouging
Best Buy Apologizes For Selling $42 Packs of Water While CNBC Asks If Disaster Capitalism Is So Bad
Hurricane Harvey Has Left a Chemical Plant Near Houston Ready to Detonate [Update: Two Explosions Reported]

 

LAW
A police officer told a woman ‘we only kill black people’ — on camera. Now he’ll lose his job
L’Oréal Is Being Accused of Using Stolen Technology in Its Anti-Aging Products
Amazon hit with class-action suit over fake eclipse glasses

 

HEALTH
1 in 3 American Adults Are Obese
Petition calls for FDA to remove ultra-high-dosage opioids from market
West Nile Virus – Ohio Department of Health

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Strange signals were just spotted coming from a distant galaxy

381 New Species Discovered in the Amazon

 

ENTERTAINMENT
Marvel Actress Changed Her Chinese Surname Because ‘Hollywood Is Racist’
Former Paralympic Swimmer Victoria Arlen Joins ‘DWTS’ — and She’s Paired With a Fan Favorite!

Corinne Olympios Reunited And It Feels So Fake!!!
‘Big Brother’ Jason Dent Ripped by Houseguest’s Wife … Keep Me Out of Your Sick Rape Jokes

 

SPORTS
Alexis Sanchez set to remain with Arsenal despite Man City interest
Lionel Messi embraces crying fan at Argentina’s training camp
Paris Saint-Germain sign ‘great talent’ Kylian Mbappé on initial loan
Tiger Woods posts video of himself chipping, fans start freaking out

 

REAL ESTATE
Dillard’s is the latest target by activists for retailer’s real estate