News Links 4-30-17

 

POLITICS
Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer: Obama ‘considered gayness’ in college
Sanders and Warren are criticizing Obama’s $400000 Wall Street speech

Congress eyes airline overhaul after United incident
President Donald Trump Mocks Barack Obama For $400K Wall Street speech
Thousands at North Korea’s prisons face being butchered

 

BUSINESS
Time Inc says not to sell itself, shares plunge
Starbucks’ first-quarter sales don’t meet estimates
Louisiana bank failure is costliest since financial crisis

 

HUMAN INTEREST
Girl scalped by carnival ride shares inspirational message
Video Captures Delta Pilot Smacking Woman to Break Up Fight 
At least four dead as tornadoes tear across Canton, other towns east of Dallas

 

LAW
Facebook and Google Were Victims of $100M Payment Scam
Blizzard awarded $8.5M in damages following copyright
Companies ordered to pay for Doraemon copyright infringement

 

HEALTH
‘We expect this measles outbreak to grow substantially’: CIDRAP’s Osterholm
Mystery illness kills 11 in Liberia – Ebola ruled out
Unintended Consequence of Legal Pot: Dogs Accidentally Getting High For Days at a Time

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
SpaceX scraps 1st government satellite launch

What’s Really In Antarctica’s Mysterious Blood Falls

 

ENTERTAINMENT
Hacker Leaks Episodes From Netflix Show and Threatens Other Networks
Xbox chief: we need to create a Netflix of video games

Black Musicians Support a Trump-Appointed US Copyright Office
“Fixer Upper” star Chip Gaines named in million dollar lawsuit

 

SPORTS
Arsenal 1-0 Leicester City: Premier League – as it happened
Swansea robbed by dubious penalty decision
Barcelona’s Lionel Messi weaves through Real Madrid
Tiger Woods will not play in the Masters tournament

 

REAL ESTATE
Lego family fund eyes real estate in London

News Links 3-31-17

POLITICS
New Survey Shows How Optimistic Manufacturers Are Under Trump
Judge approves $25 million settlement in Trump University cases
Biden: Dems ignored middle class in 2016 campaign
Theresa May’s Letter Invoking Article 50
New terrorist laptop bombs may evade airport security, intel sources say

 

BUSINESS
Samsung’s Galaxy S8 facial recognition feature defeated with digital photo
What the World’s Biggest Bank Bosses Say About Brexit Exodu
Administration Orders Easement For Construction Of Dakota Access Pipeline

 

HUMAN INTEREST
Chicago violence: 7 killed in one neighborhood in 12 hours
Church bus passengers were wearing seat belts, feds say 
Tennessee man, wanted in kidnapping of teen, spotted in Oklahoma City

 

LAW
Dylann Roof will plead guilty to murder for Charleston church massacre, avoiding second death-penalty trial
The Latest: 3 arrested in connection with overpass collapse
Judge steams as Uber exec withholds documents and pleads the 5th

 

HEALTH
300 million people suffer from depression: WHO
Heroin laced with elephant tranquilizer blamed for 5 Minnesota overdose deaths
New rule limits narcotic painkiller prescriptions to seven days

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Twitter Drops Its Egg, The Unintended Avatar Of Harassment

No joke: April Fools’ Day comet will make closest pass to Earth on record

 

ENTERTAINMENT
BET Programming Head Fired While on Leave for Breast Cancer
Brad Pitt Steps Out Looking Thinner Amid Angelina Jolie Divorce

Beginning Of The End! ‘KUWTK’ Ratings Drop To Historic Low
EA profit, revenue top estimates on strong ‘Battlefield 1′ sales

 

SPORTS
Arsenal v Manchester City
Barca’s Neymar: I want to win Ballon d’Or
Barcelona and Real Madrid stars enjoy civil relationship on Spain
Tiger Woods will not play in the Masters tournament

 

REAL ESTATE
Buying appliances on Craigslist? They could be stolen

News Links 2-1-17

POLITICS
Trump Fires Acting AG Who Refused To Enforce Refugee Order
Iran to bar US citizens from entering country
David Cameron ‘called for Daily Mail editor to be sacked’ over his stance on Brexit
Brexit: MPs debate article 50 bill – as it happened
Pentagon: Iran Tested a Ballistic Missile With North Korean Origins

 

BUSINESS
Administration Orders Easement For Construction Of Dakota Access Pipeline
What the World’s Biggest Bank Bosses Say About Brexit Exodus
Trump pledges to work with Big Pharma to lower drug prices

 

HUMAN INTEREST
  Young Sacramento Father Dies After Tooth Infection Spreads to Lungs
Five Years After His Death, Trayvon Martin’s Parents Are Considering Political Careers 
Jewish Communities Shaken Across US After Bomb Threats

 

LAW
Judge told to impose longer sentence in child sex attack
Anthony Weiner may face child porn charges: Prosecutors
Trump Nominates Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

 

HEALTH
Statistics show more women may be dying from cervical cancer
Drug-Resistant Malaria Turns Up In The UK
Almost 1 adult in 6 in the EU is considered obese – Europa.eu

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
New ESA communications satellite successfully enters orbit

Russian Progress MS-03 departs International Space Station

 

ENTERTAINMENT
Police kill man whose stabbing rampage injured 3 on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood
Sony Pictures gets a $1-billion ‘wake-up call’ amid a slump at the box office and in DVD sales

Here’s Why Shares of Under Armour Are Plummeting Today
EA profit, revenue top estimates on strong ‘Battlefield 1′ sales

 

SPORTS
Premier League net spend: Each club’s balance sheet after the..
Barcelona seek probe into leaked Neymar court video – sources
La Liga expected to implement video referees in 2018 (after Barcelona goal disallowed)
La Liga Results 2017: Full Table and Scores After Final Week 20

 

REAL ESTATE
Chinese Investment In Overseas Real Estate Hit Record High In 2016

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