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Cam Newton Out For Season With Injured Foot

Cam Newton Out For Season With Injured Foot

The Carolina Panthers have announced that quarterback Cam Newton has been placed on injured reserve due to a nagging foot injury. Newton suffered a Lisfranc injury to his left foot in the third preseason game that was... 
Air Pollution In Delhi Is Off The Charts

Air Pollution In Delhi Is Off The Charts

Air pollution in New Delhi has reached levels that have gone past “severe-plus” on the air quality index. Levels of tiny particulate matter in the air, known as PM 2.5, reached above 900, way over the 500-level that qualifies... 
Ford, UAW Agree To Labor Contract

Ford, UAW Agree To Labor Contract

The United Auto Workers (UAW) and Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) have reached an agreement on a proposed tentative labor contract. The deal was being negotiated at Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan by teams... 
New Policy Recommends Weight Loss Surgery For Some Children

New Policy Recommends Weight Loss Surgery For Some Children

A new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that some severely obese preteens should be considered for weight loss surgery. The new guidance is based on a review of medical evidence showing... 
Eagle’s Roaming Charges Nearly Bankrupt Study

Eagle’s Roaming Charges Nearly Bankrupt Study

A Russian research project involving migratory eagles was nearly bankrupted by massive roaming charges after the birds crossed over into Iran. As data bills for the tracking devices on the birds quickly ate up the study’s funds,... 
No One Has Finished Most Extreme Haunted House In America

No One Has Finished Most Extreme Haunted House In America

The McKamey Manor haunted house is not for the faint of heart. A haunted tour experience, which spans two states and lasts up to 10 hours, promises a unique experience based on the attendee’s personal fears. The website bills... 
Macy’s To End Fur Sales

Macy’s To End Fur Sales

Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) department stores and subsidiaries will stop selling animal fur products by early 2021. Fur will no longer be sold in any Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s department stores or its off-price stores, including... 
Cost Of AT&T TV Now Going Up

Cost Of AT&T TV Now Going Up

AT&T TV Now, previously known as DirecTV Now, will cost as much as 30 percent more starting next month. AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) made the announcement in an email to customers that will be affected by the price increases. The... 
California Power Outages Could Continue For A Decade

California Power Outages Could Continue For A Decade

Northern Californians may be experiencing widespread power cuts like the one they suffered last week for the next decade, according to PG&E Corp. CEO Bill Johnson. During an emergency meeting with the California Public Utilities... 
Pig Pandemic Pushing Pork Prices Higher

Pig Pandemic Pushing Pork Prices Higher

An outbreak of African swine fever has decimated the Chinese pig population and is spreading across Asia. The World Organization of Animal Health now believes that the disease has spread to more than 50 countries. Now, many families... 
AT&T Announces Asset Sale To Liberty Latin America

AT&T Announces Asset Sale To Liberty Latin America

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) has announced it has reached an agreement to sell its operations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to Liberty Latin America Ltd. (NASDAQ: LILA) for $1.95 billion in cash. According to the announcement,... 
FDA Approves Novartis Anti-blindness Drug

FDA Approves Novartis Anti-blindness Drug

Novartis’s (NYSE: NVS) anti-blindness medicine Beovu has won U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval. The drug is used to treat wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Beovu’s list price is around $11,100 for the first... 
Protests Chase Government Out Of Ecuador Capital

Protests Chase Government Out Of Ecuador Capital

Large protests against austerity has prompted President Lenin Moreno of Ecuador to move the seat of his government from the capital, Quito, to the coastal city of Guayaquil more than 150 miles away. Mr. Moreno declared a state... 
Ship To Be Frozen Into Arctic Ice For Climate Change Study

Ship To Be Frozen Into Arctic Ice For Climate Change Study

The scientists of the Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) have selected the piece of ice they plan to freeze into for the next year. The MOSAiC design involves freezing the German icebreaker... 
Universal Pictures Inks Five-Year Deal With Jordan Peele

Universal Pictures Inks Five-Year Deal With Jordan Peele

Jordan Peele is one of the hottest filmmakers working today. His movies have been huge hits at the theaters and his brand can sell movies. His two directing efforts – Get Out and Us – have made over $500 million worldwide. Now,... 
CDC Warns Hunters Of Deer-to-human Tuberculosis Transmission

CDC Warns Hunters Of Deer-to-human Tuberculosis Transmission

A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention appears to show that humans can contract a rare type of tuberculosis, called bovine tuberculosis, from deer. The report details the case of a Michigan hunter... 
Science Behind T. Rex Bite Revealed

Science Behind T. Rex Bite Revealed

Scientists agree that the Tyrannosaurus rex had the strongest bite of any land animal in Earth’s history. What has remained a mystery was how the dinosaur delivered such strong bites without damaging its own skull. Now, University... 
Uber Announces New Redesign For App

Uber Announces New Redesign For App

Uber Technologies Inc. (NYSE: UBER) is making big changes to its app with a huge redesign. The company announced a slew of new features that will be added to its app at an event in San Francisco. Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi called... 
Research Shows Cats Bond With People

Research Shows Cats Bond With People

Despite their aloofness, a new study appears to show that cats are just as capable of relationships with people as dogs or infants. Previous studies had reached conflicting findings about whether cats form attachments to their... 
India Issues E-Cigarette Ban

India Issues E-Cigarette Ban

India has announced a sweeping ban of e-cigarettes within its borders. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stated during a news conference, “Considering the seriousness of the impact of e-cigarettes on the youth, the cabinet... 
Wendy’s To Offer Breakfast Nationwide Next Year

Wendy’s To Offer Breakfast Nationwide Next Year

Wendy’s Co. (NASDAQ: WEN) has been a holdout in the breakfast area among major national chains but is now ready to tackle its competitors head-on. The burger chain has announced that it will be launching its breakfast menu nationwide... 
Amazon Makes HD Music Streaming Available

Amazon Makes HD Music Streaming Available

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has added a new layer to its music streaming service to attract those interested in high quality audio. In a press release, the company announced the launch of Amazon Music HD which it says has millions of... 
Russian Hack Of FBI Revealed

Russian Hack Of FBI Revealed

Reports have emerged of a successful Russian hack of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) communication systems that allowed Russian operatives access to sensitive information. According to the reports, the aim of the... 
U.S. Briefly Topped Saudi Arabia In Oil Exports

U.S. Briefly Topped Saudi Arabia In Oil Exports

The International Energy Agency (IEA), which monitors energy supplies for the world’s richest nations, revealed in its latest report that the United States briefly held the title of top oil exporter over Saudi Arabia and Russia... 
Rachel Maddow Sued Over ‘Russian Propaganda’ Comment

Rachel Maddow Sued Over ‘Russian Propaganda’ Comment

Rachel Maddow, host of “The Rachel Maddow Show” on MSNBC, is being sued for more than $10 million for saying that an American conservative television network is “paid Russian propaganda.” The federal defamation lawsuit, which... 
Apple Admits Breaking Chinese Labor Law

Apple Admits Breaking Chinese Labor Law

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has admitted to violating a Chinese labor rule following a report on the matter by non-profit advocacy group China Labor Watch (CLW). The group was founded in 2000 as a 501(c)(3) organization to investigate... 
Missing Indian Probe Located On Surface Of The Moon

Missing Indian Probe Located On Surface Of The Moon

India has located its missing Vikram lander from its Chandrayaan-2 mission on the surface of the moon. Indian Space and Research Organisation (ISRO) spokesperson Vivek Singh said that a thermal image of the lander had been taken... 
Vitamin E Acetate May Be Connected To Vaping-related Illnesses

Vitamin E Acetate May Be Connected To Vaping-related Illnesses

The New York Department of Health is looking at Vitamin E acetate as being connected to the nearly three dozen reports of vaping-related pulmonary illnesses reported in the state. According to the health officials high levels of... 
Energy-efficient Lightbulb Standards Reversed

Energy-efficient Lightbulb Standards Reversed

Energy-efficiency standards for lightbulbs that were set to take effect next year have been reversed by the Department of Energy (DOE). The new standards, set to go into effect in January 2020, aimed to gradually phase out incandescent... 
Plant-based Diets May Affect Brain Health

Plant-based Diets May Affect Brain Health

Plant-based diets have been associated with a number of benefits, including decreased inflammation, improved cardiovascular and digestive health, and a reduced risk of developing heart disease and cancer later in life. Now, a... 
Models, Musicians Sued Over Fyre Festival Payments

Models, Musicians Sued Over Fyre Festival Payments

A lawsuit has been filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York seeking to recover money paid to talent agencies, the performers they represent, and some vendors for promoting the infamous Fyre Festival. The lawsuit was filed... 
Hong Kong Unrest Hurts Tiffany’s Bottom Line

Hong Kong Unrest Hurts Tiffany’s Bottom Line

Political unrest in Hong Kong is hurting sales at luxury jeweler Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF). CEO Alessandro Bogliolo said during a post-earnings conference call that Tiffany lost six selling days in Hong Kong during the second... 
Action Being Taken On Legal Marijuana For Research

Action Being Taken On Legal Marijuana For Research

The federal government has opened the door for medical and scientific researchers to have better access to legal marijuana for study purposes. The Drug Enforcement Administration has filed a notice in the Federal Register announcing... 
MLB Issues Warning About Male Enhancement Drugs

MLB Issues Warning About Male Enhancement Drugs

Major League Baseball has issued a memo to its players warning of the “very real risk” of over-the-counter sexual enhancement pills leading to a positive test for banned substances. MLB sent the memo to major league and... 
Thousands Of Unsafe Products Found On Amazon’s Website

Thousands Of Unsafe Products Found On Amazon’s Website

More than 4,000 products declared unsafe by federal agencies have been found for sale on Amazon.com Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AMZN) digital storefront. Nearly half the problematic items were listed as shipping from an Amazon warehouse.... 
Study Examines Link Between Fluoridated Water And IQ

Study Examines Link Between Fluoridated Water And IQ

A new study published recently in JAMA Pediatrics appears to show that drinking fluoridated tap water while pregnant could lower the IQ of the child. Study author Christine Till, a neuropsychologist at Toronto’s York University,...