News

Gift shop employee in New Jersey fired after asking black girls to leave shop

'I had to explain to 40 girls that they are still valuable and they're green dollars still spends even if racist folks try to hurt them!'

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Source: The Indipendent

agosto 15, 2018
Police officers race against time to rescue sheltered animals from spreading wildfire

The dramatic rescue was captured on an officer's body camera

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Source: The Indipendent

agosto 15, 2018
US weather: Timelapse video shows storm rolling over New York City

Officials issue state of emergency warning for flash flooding in parts of the state

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Source: The Indipendent

agosto 15, 2018

Business

Walmart Rides Strong Consumer Spending to Faster Sales Growth

Walmart said sales rose at the fastest rate in over a decade as the world’s largest retailer continues to draw more people to stores and benefit from strong consumer spending.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

agosto 16, 2018
U.S. Housing Starts Bounced Back in July

U.S. home construction rebounded last month after a big drop in June, but was weaker than Wall Street had expected, with many analysts taking a bleak view of the housing market.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

agosto 16, 2018
Tencent’s Rout This Year Has Wiped Out Over $175 Billion in Market Value

Tencent’s selloff has sparked fears of a broader contagion for tech stocks around the world.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

agosto 16, 2018
U.S., China to Resume Trade Talks as Tariffs Bite

Washington and Beijing reached a modest breakthrough in their standoff over trade, saying they would hold lower-level talks later this month on the spiraling dispute.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

agosto 16, 2018
Health Insurer Shuns ‘Unproven’ Amniotic-Tissue Products

United Healthcare said it won’t reimburse patients for their use of amniotic-tissue products made by MiMedx Group and other manufacturers.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

agosto 16, 2018
SEC Sends Subpoena to Tesla in Probe Over Musk Tweets

Federal regulators have subpoenaed Tesla, ramping up an investigation into Chief Executive Elon Musk’s tweet last week that he had secured funding to take the electric-car maker private.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

agosto 16, 2018

Arts&Culture

In Her Image, Too, Aretha Franklin Reigned as Queen

Yoking her formidable vocal powers to a brilliant sense of self-presentation, Ms. Franklin made herself a model of empowerment and pride.

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Source: The New York Times

agosto 16, 2018
Aretha Franklin, the ‘Queen of Soul,’ Dies at 76

With hits like “Respect” and “Chain of Fools,” she defined a female archetype: sensual and strong, long-suffering but ultimately indomitable.

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Source: The New York Times

agosto 16, 2018
Editors’ Choice: 10 New Books We Recommend This Week

Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

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Source: The New York Times

agosto 16, 2018
Aretha Franklin’s 20 Essential Songs

The singer, songwriter and pianist’s catalog showcased the range and power of one of the greatest vocalists of all time.

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Source: The New York Times

agosto 16, 2018

SPORT

  • Extra Mustard Reads of the Day — August 16

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    agosto 16, 2018
  • Man City Winger Patrick Roberts Join Partner Club Girona on Season-Long Loan

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    agosto 16, 2018
  • Man Utd Star Romelu Lukaku Shockingly Considers Early International Retirement

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    agosto 16, 2018
  • Report Claims Leicester Defender’s Move to Italy is Imminent With Player ‘Ready to Leave’

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    agosto 16, 2018
  • Andiamo: Why Both Milan Clubs Will Actually Challenge Juventus for the Serie A Title This Season

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    agosto 16, 2018
  • Former Newcastle Talent Reveals He is Finally ‘Comfortable’ Enough to Play in the Premier League

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    agosto 16, 2018