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Billionaire accused of blaring 'Gilligan's Island' theme song on loop at his neighbor

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 11:35
Bond billionaire Bill Gross is involved in a legal battle with his tech entrepreneur neighbor over a $1 million sculpture and allegations that Gross blasted the "Gilligan's Island" theme song on a loop from his house.

Shares in these American automakers are surging. None of them are Tesla

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 11:22
Call it the stealth auto stock rally.

Charred mail discovered in USPS mailbox

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 10:05

Tony Blair: Africa should not be left out of the pandemic recovery

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 08:20
It is now widely recognized that in Africa, the Covid-19 pandemic is on a different trajectory than much of the rest of the world, including the West. While relatively low levels of testing obscure the full picture, death rates have been significantly lower; health systems, while sometimes strained, have not been overwhelmed; and the latest serological studies suggest that while infection rates in Africa have been high, a great deal of these infections have been asymptomatic.

At these companies, workers are required to take time off

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 08:08
Unlimited paid time off sounds great on paper.

Covid-19 shut down campuses. That hasn't stopped students from voting

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 06:39
Usually college campuses in Pennsylvania would be filled with volunteers trying to register and cajole the ever-elusive student voter. But during the pandemic, Democrats have had to rewrite their campus playbook to encourage progressive first-time voters to cast their ballots.

Wildfires are ravaging the West Coast. Here's how you can help

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 06:28
Since August deadly wildfires have wreaked havoc on California, Oregon, and Washington forcing tens of thousands of people into shelters amid the coronavirus pandemic.

GBI investigating police shooting that left Georgia teen dead

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 05:34
A police officer is on paid administrative leave as the Georgia Bureau of Investigation probes the shooting of a 19-year-old in south Georgia, according to the GBI and Sylvester Police Department.

Oil companies aren't out of the woods yet

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 05:14
It wasn't long ago that the steepest plunge in demand in history erased profits at big oil companies and forced them to dramatically cut costs.

AMD is buying a rival chipmaker for $35 billion

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 04:27
The coronavirus pandemic has forever changed the microchip industry, kicking its consolidation into high-gear as people rely more on massive data centers to host their video conferences and other productivity services. Capping off a year of massive change for semiconductors, AMD agreed to buy rival chipmaker Xilinx in a $35 billion deal.

Jack Ma is making history again -- and getting even richer while doing it

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 23:10
Billionaire tech tycoon Jack Ma is raising more than $34 billion in yet another record breaking IPO, further cementing his place in history as one of the world's great tech entrepreneurs.

Man fulfills dream, becomes firefighter

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 20:05