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Former Penn State President Spanier gets jail time in Sandusky case

Former Penn State President Spanier gets jail time in Sandusky case Former Penn State Athletic Director Tim Curley and former Senior Vice President of Finance Gary Schultz were also sentenced Friday. Schultz got six to 23 months, and like Spanier, will spend two in jail. All will serve additional time under house arrest after their release. They pleaded guilty to related charges and testified at the trial of Spanier, who refused a plea deal. [Full Article...]

Uber director David Bonderman resigns from board following comment about women

Uber director David Bonderman resigns from board following comment about women Arianna Huffington, another board member, was talking about the recent addition of Wan Lang Martello - she'll be the second woman on Uber's board. "There's a lot of data that shows when there's one woman on the board it's much more likely that there will be a second woman on the board", Huffington said , according to a recording of the meeting obtained by Yahoo Finance . [Full Article...]

Singer with teen following online faces child porn charges

Singer with teen following online faces child porn charges Austin Jones , a popular YouTube star who performed on Warped Tour a few years ago and has almost 550,000 subscribers, was arrested and charged with child pornography in a federal court in Chicago. If he is convicted of the crimes, he faces a minimum of 15 years in prison. Efforts to reach Jones directly for comment on Tuesday were not successful. [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico mulls political status in new referendum

Puerto Rico mulls political status in new referendum On the other hand, independence and free association received 1.5% of the vote, while the current territorial status gained just 1.3%. Many expect supporters of statehood to dominate the vote because three parties that favor other options are boycotting , including the island's main opposition party. [Full Article...]

Comey's dad says his son 'laughs' over subject of leaking

Comey's dad says his son 'laughs' over subject of leaking Comey says he believes Trump fired him because of the Russian Federation investigation, and Trump himself cited "this Russian Federation thing" as a motivating factor for his decision to sack Comey during an interview with broadcaster NBC that aired last month . [Full Article...]

Trump cheerleaders turn on special counsel Mueller

Trump cheerleaders turn on special counsel Mueller There are two reasons why the President himself can not remove Mueller. (I keep referring to the "Acting" AG because Attorney General Sessions is recused from such matters.) In his post , Jack asserts in passing that "t$3 here are good constitutional arguments in support of th [e] possibility" that Trump could himself fire Mueller and abrogate or ignore the DOJ regulation . [Full Article...]

Tillerson: North Korea releases US citizen Otto Warmbier

Warmbier's case. After a short trial on 16 March, Mr Warmbier was given a 15-year prison sentence for crimes against the state . Former NBA player Dennis Rodman landed in North Korea on Tuesday for at least his fourth visit to the country, saying he hopes to "open the door" for President Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

Fresh questions for Sessions _ and he'll answer in public

Fresh questions for Sessions _ and he'll answer in public A Trump confidant, Chris Ruddy, told "PBS NewsHour" on Monday that the president was weighing whether to fire the special counsel now heading up the investigation, former FBI Director Robert Mueller. He is set to testify Tuesday in front of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. The attorney general cited his involvement in Trump's campaign for stepping away from the Russian Federati... [Full Article...]

IndianOil to train dealers before daily price revision roll-out

IndianOil to train dealers before daily price revision roll-out The association has also raked up demonetisation, saying if a significant chunk of the country's currency can be replaced in 90 days, all petrol pumps can be automated in a short time as well. "...as dealers and some consumers were able to predict price movements, they have been resorting to bulk purchase or draw down from the inventory towards the end of fortnight, depending on the direction of p... [Full Article...]

World Coal Output Fell by Record Amount in 2016, BP Says

World Coal Output Fell by Record Amount in 2016, BP Says Coal dropped to its lowest percentage of the global energy mix since 2004, at 28.1 percent of the world's fuel sources. "I think the big story here is coal getting squeezed". "The message from that is prices work". "On a global scale, the surge in renewable generation puts it within touching distance of overtaking nuclear power as a major contributor to world energy use". [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn enjoys kickabout as politics takes a backseat

Even though Mrs May has managed to hang on to her job after the severe battering at the polls, the question is: for how long more? "The Prime Minister called this election on the basis she would need a stronger mandate to negotiate Brexit", Corbyn said. [Full Article...]

Congressional Democrats sue Trump over foreign payments

They allege that Trump's acceptance of payments from foreign and USA governments through his hospitality empire puts other hotel and restaurant owners at an unfair disadvantage and provides governments an incentive to give Trump-owned businesses special treatment. [Full Article...]

Zinke Recommends Shrinking Bears Ears Monument In Utah

Zinke Recommends Shrinking Bears Ears Monument In Utah Instead, Zinke said some of the sprawling, 1.3 million acre site should be designated for conservation or recreation, categories that are less restrictive than monuments. As Zinke gets ready to visit the Katahdin Wood and Waters Monument in ME, people on both sides of the issue are dissecting his Bears Ears proposal. [Full Article...]

FDA to delay rule requiring new nutrition facts panel

FDA to delay rule requiring new nutrition facts panel It's the latest in a series of food labeling delays expected under the Trump Administration. Specifically, the revamped label would make information on calorie counts more prominent, make serving sizes easier to understand, and point to the amount of added sugars a food or drink contains. [Full Article...]

Sears To Cut 400 Jobs

Sears To Cut 400 Jobs Since the beginning of the fiscal year, Sears Holdings has actioned almost USD1.0 billion in annualised cost savings to date and is on track to deliver USD1.25 billion in annualised savings. GoodHaven Capital Management LLC continued to hold its stake in shares of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD ) during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Ex... [Full Article...]

UBM Plc (UBM) Insider Sells 23442 Shares of Stock

About 311 shares traded. Cae Inc (USA) (NYSE:CAE) has risen 26.75% since June 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.78% the S&P500. They presently have a GBX 590 ($7.46) price objective on the real estate investment trust's stock. [Full Article...]

Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run company

Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run company It could also be that leadership is losing faith in his ability to pivot the company. Kalanick's announcement came as former US attorney general under former President Barack Obama released a list of recommendations for the company. Michael visited an escort bar in South Korea with Kalanick and other employees in 2014. Uber's image has been tarnished by a series of missteps including a... [Full Article...]

UK Election 2017: May fall short of majority in June

It is far from guaranteed to vote the deal through."A failure to get legislation through parliament could eventually trigger another election.Conservative Party insiders are also wondering how long May will last". Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, who took the party from one Scottish seat to 13, said there would now have to be "consensus within the country about what it means and what ... [Full Article...]

Irish War Cry Returns to Triple Crown as 7-2 Belmont Fave

Yes, there was only one true Santa Anita horse in Saturday's Belmont Stakes, and that was Santa Anita Derby victor Gormley, who finished fourth in the Belmont. Completing the order of finish were Senior Investment, Twisted Tom, Looking At Lee-the only horse to have competed in all three legs of racing's Triple Crown this year-Meantime, J Boys Echo, Multiplier, and Hollywood Handsome, who was e... [Full Article...]

Hawaii enacts law to align goals with Paris climate accord

Hawaii enacts law to align goals with Paris climate accord Fortunately, the reaction to Trump's announcement has been encouraging. "Last week, Democratic and Republican mayors from cities across America came together to say, "Enough" - we will not let the future of our world be jeopardized by inaction at the very top", Garcetti said. [Full Article...]


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