News Links 12-31-15


POLITICS
Obama anti-ISIS coalition crumbles as Arab allies abandon effort
House To Vote On Bill To Repeal Obamacare, Defund Planned Parenthood
Vladimir Putin claims Turkey shot down Russian jet to protect oil trade with Isil
David Cameron calls for vote on Syria airstrikes
Strictly manage your families for corruption: Xi Jinping to Communist Party …

 

BUSINESS
U.S. jobless claims rise sharply during holiday week
U.S. stocks close out the worst year for the market since 2008
China’s Renminbi Is Approved by IMF as a Main World Currency

 

HUMAN INTEREST
YouTube unplugs Christian channel, then reverses
Libya: Coptic Christian brothers ‘targeted and killed’ for their faith 
Islamist To Egypt’s Christians: Pay ‘Protection’ Tax Or Move Out

 

LAW
German police evacuate 2 train stations in Munich, warn public over ISIS …
Woman claims her body brews alcohol, has DUI charge dismissed
‘Affluenza’ teen’s mother charged, $1M bond set

 

HEALTH
‘Explosion’ of dating apps like Grindr is responsible for a ‘hidden HIV epidemic’ …
Youngest Ebola survivor leaves Guinea hospital
Mosquito-borne chikungunya may cause fatal brain infection

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Missing link found in massive star explosions

Japanese Scientists Create Touchable Holograms

 

ENTERTAINMENT
YouTube to Pay Fees for Some Video Makers to Fight Takedowns
Sinead O’connor Blasts Family Again Following Alleged Overdose 

Full House Co-Stars React to Mary-Kate Olsen’s Surprise Wedding to Olivier Sarkozy
BBC down: Website and digital services broke as a result of massive cyber attack

 

SPORTS
Arsenal plot £22m January move for Chelsea and Real Madrid target Ruben Neves
Ballon d’Or 2015: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar
Sports Personality of the Year: Jessica Ennis-Hill, Andy Murray and Tyson Fury
Kobe Bryant Announces Retirement

 

REAL ESTATE
Florida among top 5 states for October foreclosures

News Links 8-31-15

POLITICS
Obama’s Economic Policies ‘Will Crash Economy’
Obama Falling To New Lows As Economic Confidence Continues to Decline 
Hillary, Bill Clinton report total income of $140 million since 2007
British spies trawl Ashley Madison leak for intelligence 
British government launches anti-Isis Twitter account

 

BUSINESS
Wall Street’s worst month in three years ends on a sour note 
Oil jumps 8 pct, biggest 3-day surge since 1990 
Why Walmart is raising wages — and cutting hours

 

HUMAN INTEREST
Exclusive: Facebook censors the mention of “Christian” or “Jesus” in paid ads
Influential Christian group In The Philippines ends rally after successful meeting with government  
Last menu from the Titanic to be sold

 

LAW
Clinton’s “Classified” Problem Just Got Worse
Google used patents in bad faith against Microsoft, appeals court confirms
Antitrust probe into Google moves into next phase

 

HEALTH
Texas teen dies after amoeba enters brain
New Ebola death in Sierra Leone sets back efforts to beat epidemic
“Healthy Happy Meal” bill targets childhood obesity

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Double black hole is powering quasar, astronomers find

Apple and Cisco team up to sell to businesses

 

ENTERTAINMENT
Parents Television Council criticizes MTV VMAs broadcast
Hulk Hogan breaks silence on racist rant  

WWE Refuses to Reinstate Hulk Hogan After Tearful Plea for Forgiveness
Netflix Is Dumping Anti-Virus, Presages Death Of An Industry

 

SPORTS
West Ham pull plug on Javier Hernandez deal after striker demands £90000 per goal 
Man United, Chelsea and Liverpool lose as smaller clubs impress 
Arsene Wenger praises efficient Arsenal
Serena Williams Wouldn’t Change a Thing About Her Career

 

REAL ESTATE
‘Shame Campaign’ looks to change foreclosure practices

News Links 1-10-13

POLITICS
Obama invoking executive order for gun control
Obama Executive Orders on Guns Would Spark Mass Resistance
NRA says Biden meeting missed the target
Boris Johnson opens airport debate to public
Syria: Int’l Envoy To Meet US, Russia

 

BUSINESS
Fed hawks worry about threat of inflation
US small businesses remain downbeat
China to surpass US by 2049: report

 

HUMAN INTEREST
Louie Giglio Withdraws From Obama Inauguration Ceremony
Russia says child adoption deal with US is valid until 2014

 

LAW
Teen shoots Taft High student before being disarmed by teacher
PKK founder among executed Kurdish women
Accused Colorado movie theater gunman ordered to stand trial

 

HEALTH
Massive influenza outbreak claims at least 18 lives in US
Cancer studies often downplay chemo side effects: study
Contrite Nigerian Don Recants Claims on HIV/AIDS

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
The Quest to Discover Another Earth

Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris issues mobile apps privacy guidelines

 

ENTERTAINMENT
2013 Academy Award nominations
Amazon to give music CD buyers a free digital version

Moshe Benabou, Former Justin Bieber Bodyguard, Suing Singer For …
Hollywood Realizing That Facebook Likes Don’t Result In Box-Office …

 

SPORTS
4 English Premier League Clubs Still in Need of January Business
Miami Heat sign Jarvis Varnado to 10-day contract

SPL and SFL to merge as leagues and Scottish Football Association …
Man in Plastic Ball Dies on Russian Ski Slope

 

REAL ESTATE
South Florida foreclosure repossessions to reach milestone
JPMorgan faces $2 billion tab from foreclosure settlement