Actor Redford Urges Adoption of Climate Change MeasureRobert Redford said he came the United Nations Monday not as an actor but as an environmental advocate, father, grandfather and concerned citizen to urge the world's nations to take action now on climate change.
The 78-year-old Oscar winner said his environmental activism began more than 40 yea.... 2015-06-30 11:13:50 Voanews.com
Brooklyn borough president condemns NYC street named for Confederate Army leaderBrooklyn Borough President Eric Adams (D) has joined the push to rename a street named for Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Fort Hamilton, which is New York's only US military base. In a statement provided to Business Insider, Adams called for "a panel of historians and local leaders" to determi.... 2015-06-27 09:29:43 BusinessInsider
Americans Just Changed Their Mind About What The Confederate Flag RepresentsPoliticians and business leaders have scrambled in the past week to distance themselves from the Confederate flag, an emblem with a legacy that now includes the shooting of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina.
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (R) had the Confederate flag removed from.... 2015-06-25 16:45:55 Huffington Post
Ask For A Pay Raise ... Or Get A Root Canal?If the thought of asking for a raise makes you want to scrub the floors, update your resume or spend quality time at the dentist's office, you're not alone. While 89 percent of U.S. workers surveyed by staffing firm Robert Half believe they deserve a raise, just over half (54 percent) plan to ask ...... 2015-06-24 06:23:03 prnewswire.com
It's Not Just The Flag: Here Are The Other Confederate Tributes That Need To GoWhen South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) on Monday called for the Confederate flag to be removed from the Captiol grounds, Americans all over the country rejoiced -- nowhere more so than in Charleston, where Dylann Roof allegedly shot and killed nine people in a historic black church last week. Now,.... 2015-06-23 17:10:01 Huffington Post
Predictions for the Nationals, previews of Wizards' and Capitals' draftsThe Washington Post's Neil Greenberg, Chelsea Janes and Dan Steinberg join host Gene Wang to preview the Nationals' second half of the season, debate Pete Rose's place at the All-Star Game in Cincinnati, discuss the Wizards and Capitals' draft needs, and settle on whether Kirk Cousins or Colt McCoy .... 2015-06-23 13:36:09 The Washington Post
Supreme Court Rules For Marvel In Spider-Man Toy DisputeWASHINGTON, June 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled against the inventor of a Spider-Man toy who claimed a half-century-old legal precedent prevented him from earning deserved royalties.
On a 6-3 vote, the court handed a victory to Walt Disney Co's Marvel Entertainment LLC in i.... 2015-06-22 14:38:47 Huffington Post
Training For Family Caregivers Is A New Focus In Some StatesThis piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily reporting and analysis on trends in state policy.
Iraq war veteran Doug Mercer had been home in McAlester, Oklahoma, for just four days when he was in .... 2015-06-22 14:38:44 Huffington Post
Most CFOs keep working while they're on vacationIn theory, most of us know that taking an uninterrupted break from work allows us to refresh and recharge, so that we're more productive when we return. But new research suggests that the siren call of the smartphone is too much for some business execs to handle, even while they're on vacation. Acco.... 2015-06-22 13:13:47 BusinessInsider
12 Baby Names Inspired By Famous Dads Who Welcomed New Babies This YearA hearty Happy Father's Day to the celebs who welcomed new babies during the first half of 2015 -- in particular the dads who put a lot of thought and care into their baby name choices. Here are the 12 names and namers we'd like to highlight.
Art -- Chris O'Dowd
Somehow this seems like th.... 2015-06-18 15:20:07 Huffington Post
The US has the most millionaires, but China is making millionaires fasterIf you judge a nation by its millionaires, the you're going to hold the US in high regard. But China is actually creating millionaires at a faster clip than US. The data come via CNBC's Robert Frank, who handles the wealth beat for the financial news network. Citing the "Global Wealth 2015: Wi.... 2015-06-16 10:55:29 BusinessInsider
Ronaldo, Lewandowski hit hat-tricks, Greece hit rock bottomParis (AFP) - Yet another Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick propelled Portugal to a crucial 3-2 win in Armenia in Euro 2016 qualifying on Saturday while Poland's Robert Lewandowski hit one of the quickest triples in the competition's history.Andre Schuerrle also bagged a hat-trick in Germany's 7-0 thrashi.... 2015-06-13 20:37:41 BusinessInsider
Lewandowski scores four-minute hat-trick in Poland winWarsaw (AFP) - Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski scored a hat-trick in the space of four minutes late in the game as Poland beat Georgia 4-0 in Euro 2016 qualifying on Saturday.Poland, who lead qualifying Group D, were in front in Warsaw thanks to a 62nd-minute strike by Arkadiusz Milik befor.... 2015-06-13 14:56:20 BusinessInsider
Social Media Critic Arrested in UgandaIn Uganda, an alleged government critic on social media has been jailed. Robert Shaka is charged with "offensive communication." The government alleges that Shaka, an information and security analyst, violated the Computer Use Act by posting statements about the president's health status.
Shak.... 2015-06-13 14:50:34 Voanews.com
Let's go back in time and compare The Terminator's special effectsThe Evolution of Terminator's SFXThe Terminator franchise has always been synonymous with ground-breaking special effects, and the latest entry in the series, Terminator Genisys, looks set to continue that trend – the movie even has original creator James Cameron's seal of approval.With that in mind.... 2015-06-12 02:45:47 techradar.com
Hollywood Studios Roll Out Big Budget FlicksEvery summer, big Hollywood studios roll out big budget flicks, rich in special effects and celebrity actors. These blockbusters attract large audiences to multiplex and luxury movie theaters. Revenues from domestic and international ticket sales of these movie behemoths reach the billions of dollar.... 2015-06-11 17:05:48 Voanews.com
California drought grips tourist magnet YosemiteLos Angeles (AFP) - It is one of America's most popular natural wonders. But even Yosemite National Park cannot escape the drought ravaging California, now in its fourth year and fueling growing concern.At first glance, the spectacular beauty of the park with its soaring cliffs and picture-postcard .... 2015-06-11 05:39:29 BusinessInsider
Tesche sees Blues past BoltonRobert Tesche's first-half strike gave Birmingham a 1-0 end-of-season Sky Bet Championship away win at Bolton..... 2015-06-10 10:00:46 Football365
How MERS Patient Zero Inadvertently Sparked An Outbreak In South KoreaBy Ju-min Park
SEOUL, June 3 (Reuters) - Eight days after returning from a trip to the Middle East, a 68-year-old South Korean man developed a cough and fever.
He visited four health facilities seeking treatment and inadvertently triggered the biggest outbre.... 2015-06-03 14:02:05 Huffington Post
Obama's Trade Agenda Rewards U.S. Companies That Profit From SlaveryWASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's effort to include Malaysia in a major pending trade pact has baffled human rights advocates, who see it as a reward for a regime with one of the world's worst human trafficking records. But the myriad interests involved in the trade fight include some very larg.... 2015-06-02 20:33:28 Huffington Post
Here's your complete preview of this week's big economic eventsWe've just complete the second month of the second quarter, which means we'll be getting a fresh round of economic data that may or may not confirm everyone's fears that the US economy is slowing down. Last week, we learned that GDP actually contracted in Q1. This week, we get an update on the state.... 2015-05-31 20:43:54 BusinessInsider
Nadal canters while Kokkinakis breaks throughParis (AFP) - Defending champion Rafael Nadal stayed on course for a 10th French Open title with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-1 breeze past compatriot Nicolas Almagro on Thursday.But teenager Thanasi Kokkinakis gave a glimpse of the potential future of the sport when he saved three match points to beat fellow Aust.... 2015-05-28 11:09:26 BusinessInsider
Japan's Wartime Past Threatens World Heritage Site BidOn Tuesday South Korea demanded that Japan acknowledge that Korean forced labor was used in the past at some sites that Tokyo would like added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The UNESCO controversy is the latest development in a longstanding regional dispute over Japan's past wartime atr.... 2015-05-26 06:31:27 Voanews.com
Injured Meier is Germany's top-scorerBERLIN: Eintracht Frankfurt forward Alexander Meier finished as the Bundesliga’s top-scorer this season on Saturday — despite missing the last seven games with injury. The burly 32-year-old finished with 19 goals in 26 games despite sitting out the last six weeks of the season with a kn.... 2015-05-23 21:30:34 freemalaysiatoday.com
How An Off-The-Cuff Remark Shaped Jeb Bush's Economic Vision For The U.S.By Howard Schneider and Steve Holland
WASHINGTON, May 22 (Reuters) - There were no fancy economic models or forecasts when former Florida Governor Jeb Bush first tossed out the idea that 4 percent annual growth should be the overarching goal for the U.S. economy. .... 2015-05-22 10:57:05 Huffington Post
What NBC Needs to Do to Remain the No. 1 NetworkFour years ago, NBC was stuck in fourth place among adults 18 to 49, the same last-place slot it occupied among the major broadcasters since Friends went off the air in 2004. But, the network has clawed its way back to the top, reclaiming the No. 1 ranking for the first time in a decade. It's .... 2015-05-21 09:59:46 Adweek.com
The 10 Most Memorable Moments From This Year's UpfrontsIt's been a memorable upfront/NewFronts season, but not even the Adweek staff was prepared for some of the zaniness of the final—and most important— week, as networks made their strikingly (data) similar (data) pitches (data) to media buyers and advertisers from morning to night. .... 2015-05-15 18:38:16 Adweek.com
Brandon Bostian Identified As Amtrak Engineer In Deadly CrashThe engineer at the controls of the Amtrak train that crashed in Philadelphia Tuesday night, killing at least seven people and injuring more than 200, has been identified as 32-year-old Brandon Bostian.
An attorney representing Bostian confirmed his client's identity to ABC News on Wednesday. Amt.... 2015-05-13 20:51:59 Huffington Post
NBC Trims Comedies for Fall, Focuses on Football and Live ShowsThere's not much to laugh about on NBC's fall schedule. In its 2015-16 slate, unveiled Sunday ahead of Monday's upfronts, NBC is devoting only a single hour to sitcoms this fall: 8-9 p.m. Fridays, as the network continues to struggle with its comedy brand. Instead, the network&m.... 2015-05-10 14:11:45 Adweek.com
Adult Swim Unveils a Lineup of Robust and Funny ShowsAdult Swim announced a slate of more than 30 new and returning series, pilots and specials today, featuring more of the off-kilter, hilarious shows that have made it basic cable's No. 1 network for the last decade in total day viewership among adults 18-24 and 18-34. "Adult Swim has alwa.... 2015-05-07 10:50:20 Adweek.com
Patriots probably deflated balls, Brady 'aware': NFL probeNew York (AFP) - New England Patriots star Tom Brady was probably aware of a plot to deflate balls used in a key playoff game, an NFL probe ruled, dealing a blow to the image of one of the most prominent athletes in American sport.A National Football League investigation into the "Deflategate" affai.... 2015-05-06 22:50:26 BusinessInsider
Zimbabwe Appeals to West for Direct FundingZimbabwean officials made a plea to Western governments and international organizations on Wednesday to resume direct aid to the southern African country. But, the United Nations and the United States seem to be happy with the current arrangements.
At a meeting, Zimbabwean Finance Minister P.... 2015-05-06 16:45:16 Voanews.com
Dave Goldberg, husband of Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, dies at 47 on holidayDave Goldberg, chief executive of SurveyMonkey and the husband of Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook, died on Friday night. He was 47.
The New York Times described Goldberg as " a serial Silicon Valley entrepreneur and venture capitalist."
His death was confirmed by SurveyMonkey, known for its web-base.... 2015-05-03 03:59:18 Thedrum.com
Dave Goldberg had an incredible life — but it wasn't easyNote: SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg passed away suddenly last night. His brother, Robert Goldberg, announced the news on Facebook this morning. "No words can express the depth of loss we feel," he wrote. Business Insider had the chance to interview Dave Goldberg last month about his life and the ch.... 2015-05-02 21:56:49 BusinessInsider
Skidaway researcher exposes impact of Arctic meltAs the planet warms, the doors are being thrown open on a massive storehouse of carbon in the Arctic, warns University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography researcher Aron Stubbins.
Stubbins is part of a team investigating how ancient carbon, previously locked away in Arctic permaf.... 2015-05-02 07:34:48 SavannahNow.com
Police Van Carrying Freddie Gray Made Previously Undisclosed Second StopBALTIMORE (AP) -- The refusal of authorities to provide more than a few sketchy details about the Freddie Gray investigation may be legally appropriate, but many people in Baltimore were finding it hard to be patient Thursday when police revealed nothing about the internal investigation they turned .... 2015-05-01 01:41:28 Huffington Post
We haven't assured ourselves of title yet, says MourinhoLeicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho insists the English Premier League title has not been secured just yet despite moving to within one victory of mathematically clinching it.The West Londoners ensured they would be crowned champions if they beat Crystal Palace at home o.... 2015-04-29 22:09:38 BusinessInsider
Teens With Autism Stretch, Grow And Laugh In Improv Classes At Second CitySome of America's funniest people have honed their craft at The Second City in Chicago. But it's not just professionals who can bloom with a little improv comedy.
For the past two years, the iconic Chicago-based comedy theater/school has offered an improv comedy program aimed at teens with autism.... 2015-04-29 17:35:36 Huffington Post
Bayern's Lewandowski, Robben doubtful for BarcaBERLIN: Bayern Munich’s top scorers Robert Lewandowski and Arjen Robben are doubtful for next Wednesday’s Champions League semi-final, first-leg, against Barcelona after suffering injuries in the newly-crowned German champions German Cup defeat. Bayern were knocked out of the Cup on Tues.... 2015-04-28 22:08:49 freemalaysiatoday.com
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