Archive for September, 2018

Instagram founders Systrom and Krieger leaving Facebook-owned firm

The departure of Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger is the latest test for parent company Facebook. Source: BBC

Sanders: Trump open to second Kavanaugh accuser testifying

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told ABC News that President Trump is open to having Brett Kavanaugh’s second accuser, …Read the Rest

By offering an interview, Brett Kavanaugh seized control of his own defense against mounting allegations

Brett Kavanaugh looked less like a Supreme Court justice than an ordinary political candidate whose campaign is on the skids, …Read the Rest

Seattle judges throw out 15 years of marijuana convictions

City officials estimate that approximately 542 people could have their convictions quashed by mid-November. Source: BBC

Yellowstone grizzly bears' protection restored and hunts halted

A US judge sides with wildlife groups, who say grizzlies are under threat in the Yellowstone area. Source: BBC

Trump says Brett Kavanaugh accusations 'totally political'

“I am with him all the way,” the president says of the embattled US Supreme Court nominee. Source: BBC

Sky's shares jump after Comcast wins auction with big bet

Sky shares jumped 9 percent on Monday to within touching distance of what Comcast will pay to buy Europe’s biggest …Read the Rest

Trump says latest allegation against Kavanaugh is 'totally political'

President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed the latest allegation of inappropriate sexual behavior levied against his Supreme Court nominee Brett …Read the Rest

Canada's Barrick Gold to buy Randgold Resources in $18.3 billion deal

Canada’s Barrick Gold has agreed to buy Randgold Resources Ltd in a $18.3 billion share deal to create the world’s …Read the Rest

Uber's strongest growth comes in depressed Argentina — minus commissions

Uber’s fastest-growing market in the world is now Argentina, company executives say, attributing the expansion to the nation’s sudden economic …Read the Rest