13-year-old boy sells Xbox, does yard work to buy his single mom a car

A single mom from Nevada said she was in "complete shock" after her 13-year-old son gave her a grand gift she never expected from a boy his age. Krystal Preston posted...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hit with FEC complaint for alleged ‘subsidy scheme’

EXCLUSIVE -- Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has been hit with another Federal Election Commission (FEC) complaint, this one alleging she and her campaign manager operated a “subsidy scheme” that ran afoul of campaign finance laws. The crux of...

Lori Lightfoot elected Chicago mayor, will be 1st black woman and 1st openly gay...

Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle had the first two spots in February's election that saw a historic 14 candidates for mayor, leading to the runoff. Lori Lightfoot elected as Chicago's 1st black...

Brunei implements stoning to death under anti-LGBT laws

Brunei is introducing strict new Islamic laws that make anal se* and adultery offences punishable by stoning to death. The new measures, that come into force on Wednesday, also cover a range...

NEARLY 5 MILLION HOMEOWNERS CAN NOW SAVE MONEY ON THEIR MORTGAGES

Key Points With the average rate on the 30-year fixed now close to 4 percent, 4.9 million borrowers could likely qualify for a refinance and reduce their interest rate by at...

ENERGY-RELATED CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSION PROFILES DIFFER DRAMATICALLY FROM STATE TO STATE

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Energy-Related Carbon Dioxide Emissions by State, 2005-2016 Texas has more energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions than any other state, while Vermont has the least, according to EIA’s recently released Energy-related...

SWISS DRUGMAKER NOVARTIS MUST FACE DOCTOR KICKBACK SUIT, U.S. JUDGE RULES

Novartis AG must face a U.S. government lawsuit accusing it of paying millions of dollars in kickbacks to doctors so they would prescribe its drugs, after a federal judge ruled in...

HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE POISED TO SUBPOENA FULL MUELLER REPORT

The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee said it will vote on Wednesday on whether to authorize subpoenas to obtain Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s full report investigating Russian meddling in the 2016...

HOW DISASTERS, TAX REFORM AFFECTED P/C INSURERS’ PERFORMANCE IN 2018

Mainly due to above-average catastrophe losses, the aggregate financial performance of U.S. publicly traded property/casualty insurers deteriorated slightly in 2018, according to a new A.M. Best special report. The catastrophe losses counteracted...

FROM INSURERS TO TRADERS TO RETAILERS, MORE INDUSTRIES DEPEND ON WEATHER TRACKING

Every uptick in wind speed along the Gulf of Mexico shoreline is of enormous interest to Mike Eilts. Eilts, senior vice president for weather at DTN, a Minnesota-based analytics firm, knows that...

APLICATIONS

Brussels Becomes First Major City to Halt 5G Due to Health...

Great news. A Belgian government minister has announced that Brussels is halting its 5G plans due to health effects. The statement was made by Céline Fremault, the Minister...