Business

Data Offers Insight Into Which Area Could Get New Amazon HQ

He said Amazon may use the list to pit the locations against each other and get better tax breaks or incentives. Mr. Zandi said he was surprised to see three finalists cluster..., [Full Article...]

Culture

Federer wants Grand Slam pay rise

Federer wants Grand Slam pay rise Swiss 19-time Grand Slam champion Federer disposed of Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4), avoiding the worse of the furnace-like conditions in his night match. "They're at very high risk of overheating and that is potentially lethal". Twelve-time Grand Slam victor Djokovic has been out of action for six months with an elbow injury, but ... [Full Article...]

Tech

IBM beats Financial Results after 22 Quarters of Declining Revenue

IBM beats Financial Results after 22 Quarters of Declining Revenue Strategic Imperatives grew 14 percent in the quarter. BM finally broke its 22-quarter streak of declining revenue , helped by updated hardware products, stronger growth in its newer business lines and favorable currency rates. The security business more than doubled, to $1.5 billion. The stock has a market cap of $156,570.00, a price-to-earnings... [Full Article...]

Research

Trump Signs Surveillance Law After Confusing Tweets

Trump Signs Surveillance Law After Confusing Tweets The US Senate [official website] voted 65-34 [roll call] on Thursday in favor of a six-year extension [materials] of the FISA Amendments Act [text, PDF], which authorizes the National Security Agency (NSA) [official website] to gather intelligence by means of warrantless surveillance of foreign persons and American companies. [Full Article...]

Sport

'I'm not a racist': Trump defends himself, denies making vulgar comments

'I'm not a racist': Trump defends himself, denies making vulgar comments The Republican has said the comments "weren't made" and that he's not a racist. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a joint press conference with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg (not seen) at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on January 10, 2018. [Full Article...]

Worldwide

The Next Hurdle for a Healthy Trump? Getting Some Exercise

The Next Hurdle for a Healthy Trump? Getting Some Exercise A nutritionist has been brought into the White House kitchens to consult with the chefs there on ways to limit Trump's intake of calories, including by cutting fats and carbohydrates. "It has been my experience that the president is very sharp, and he's very articulate when he speaks to me", Jackson said. And he passed, according to Admiral ... [Full Article...]