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Asia Markets: Weaker yen boosts Nikkei, as other Asian markets mixed

Asia Markets: Weaker yen boosts Nikkei, as other Asian markets mixed

Asia-Pacific stock markets struggled for direction early Tuesday as tech continued to lean on indexes in South Korea and Taiwan, but a weaker yen boosted Japanese shares. The region got… Read more »

: Google made a lot more profit, and spent a LOT more money — here’s why

: Google made a lot more profit, and spent a LOT more money — here’s why

Alphabet Inc. reported a huge swing in profit and spending Monday, with earnings jumping more than 70% in the first quarter and capital expenditures nearly tripling from the year before…. Read more »

The New York Post: Carnage in Toronto: Van mows down pedestrians, killing at least 10

The New York Post: Carnage in Toronto: Van mows down pedestrians, killing at least 10

A man in a white rental van killed 10 pedestrians and injured 15 others as he tore through the streets of Toronto on Monday, law-enforcement sources told The Post. The… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Appeals court rejects copyright protection for monkey’s selfie

The Wall Street Journal: Appeals court rejects copyright protection for monkey’s selfie

This selfie of an Indonesian crested macaque named Naruto quickly went viral. Copyright ownership isn’t monkey business. That is what a federal appellate court ruled Monday, in denying the People… Read more »

: Google made a lot more profit, and spent a LOT more money—here’s why

: Google made a lot more profit, and spent a LOT more money—here’s why

Alphabet Inc. reported a huge swing in profit and spending Monday, with earnings jumping more than 70% in the first quarter and capital expenditures nearly tripling from the year before…. Read more »

NBA star Stephen Curry signs TV, movie, VR deal with Sony

NBA star Stephen Curry signs TV, movie, VR deal with Sony

Stephen Curry has been sidelined with an injury during the NBA playoffs, but the two-time league MVP has kept busy. On Monday, Sony Pictures Entertainment announced he has signed a… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: United CEO takes pay cut, board seeks new chairman from within

The Wall Street Journal: United CEO takes pay cut, board seeks new chairman from within

The board of United Continental Holdings Inc. said Monday it will nominate a new chairman from within its ranks after veteran industry executive Robert Milton opted to leave the third-largest… Read more »

Kate Middleton and Prince William now have more children than the average American family

Kate Middleton and Prince William now have more children than the average American family

And royal baby makes three. Britain’s Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, welcomed their third child, a son, on Monday. He has an older sister,… Read more »

During a recession, these workers actually see an increase in salary

During a recession, these workers actually see an increase in salary

Want a raise the next time a recession happens? Get a job with Uncle Sam. People who take a job with the government during a recession tend to see more… Read more »

The New York Post: Despite denials, flight records show Trump stayed overnight in Moscow in 2013

The New York Post: Despite denials, flight records show Trump stayed overnight in Moscow in 2013

President Donald Trump twice gave James Comey alibis for why a salacious report about the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow involving hookers couldn’t be true — telling the then-FBI… Read more »

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