News Links 6-30-17


POLITICS
Travel ban takes effect as State Department defines ‘close family’
Trump wants ‘determined response’ to N. Korean missile program
‘Morning Joe’ Hosts and Trump Bring National Enquirer Into Their Feud
‘She doesn’t know me’: Melania slaps down Mika after Morning Joe host says First Lady wants out of ‘worst job in the country’ and only does it for her son Barron
Ukraine Cyberattack Wasn’t Really About Ransom, Security Experts Say

 

BUSINESS
Nasdaq Posts First Monthly Drop Of 2017
Nike’s earnings spell trouble for Under Armour in apparel
India launches new economic era with sales tax reform

 

HUMAN INTEREST
Man charged with kidnapping U. of I. student, who authorities believe is dead
Father of road rage victim expresses anger as manhunt for shooter goes on 
Mom slain hours after posting about her financial success on Facebook

 

LAW
Doctor fatally shoots 1, wounds 6 at NYC hospital before killing himself
Two inmates at Ohio prison hospital diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease, facility cuts off tap water
Olivia de Havilland sues FX, Ryan Murphy over Feud portrayal

 

HEALTH
As opioid addiction skyrockets, treatment for addicts lags far behind, insurance data show
Oregon infant’s illness prompts warning about placenta pills
Americans keep having fewer babies as US birthrates hit some record lows

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Germany tells social media companies to erase hate — or face fines up to $57 million

NotPetya ransomware trend moving towards sophistication

 

ENTERTAINMENT
Fyre Festival organizer arrested: Promoter of disastrous faces up to 20 years in prison

Adele Cancels Remainder of Tour After Damaging Vocal Cords
Kendall and Kylie Jenner’s ‘Biggie’ blunder isn’t a good look

 

SPORTS
Arsenal closing in on record deal to sign Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon
‘We’re ready’ – Kylian Mbappe sends message to Arsenal and Real Madrid appearing to rule out summer transfer
Ronaldo confirms he is father of twins after Portugal defeat

 

REAL ESTATE
Onetime ‘foreclosure king’ Todd Brunner stays out of prison; judge cites extreme weight, health

News Links 5-31-17

 

POLITICS
Trump expected to pull out of Paris climate agreement
Report: Trump Told Russians He Fired ‘Nut Job’ Comey
Taxpayers may have overpaid by more than $1 billion for Mylan’s EpiPen, senator reveals
Theresa May attacks Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘credibility’ as he forgets cost of manifesto promise
Massive blast in the heart of Kabul’s diplomatic quarter kills at least 80

 

BUSINESS
Key Fed report reveals auto sales slowing, labor market tightening
Movers: Clouds Over Wall Street Trading
Michael Kors slumps on weak forecast; to shut over 100 stores

 

HUMAN INTEREST
Denver Post reporter fired after tweet on Japanese Indy 500 winner
Ethiopia shut down its internet to prevent exam cheating 
Spirit Airlines Pilot Fatally Overdoses On Cocaine Spiked With An Elephant Tranquilizer

 

LAW
Texas Police Chief Under Investigation for Arresting Black Pageant Winner and Allegedly Calling Her ‘Black B***h’
Girl, 16, attacked Uber driver with stolen knife, machete: prosecutor
Breast surgeon Ian Paterson jailed for 15 years for carrying out needless operations

 

HEALTH
Ohio attorney general sues 5 pharmaceutical companies over opioid epidemic
Alzheimer’s disease deaths rise 55 percent in last 15 years
Did a 1980 Letter Help Spark the US Opioid Crisis?

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Extra layer of tectonic plates discovered within Earth’s mantle, scientists say

Apple registers new Mac and iPad model numbers abroad just days before WWDC

 

ENTERTAINMENT
Olivia Newton-John’s breast cancer return sparks questions
Gregg Allman’s funeral planned in Macon, where band won fame

Kathy Griffin fired by CNN after bloody Trump head photo
“Fixer Upper” star Chip Gaines named in million dollar lawsuit

 

SPORTS
Arsenal Defeats Chelsea to Win FA Cup
From Bolton relegation to FA Cup glory: Rob Holding on a ‘crazy …
Barcelona Cruise to Copa del Rey Triumph, Beat Alaves 3-1 in Final
Police investigating racial slur sprayed on gate at LA home of LeBron James

 

REAL ESTATE
London house prices recover as sellers shrug off election

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