Suspected rapist Charlie Christopher 'Chris' Bates was shot and killed in a shootout with law enforcement officers Friday afternoon, after several agencies went door-to-door in a day-long search for
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It took 107 pages for a Kentucky court to explain a ruling that bans any farm-machinery maker except Deere & Co. from using green in combination with yellow for their equipment. The court on Tuesday found in favor of Deere DE, +0.76% in a suit aimed at protecting the company’s trademark coloring and brand. The decision bans Fimco Inc., a South Dakota company that makes agricultural sprayers under the Ag Spray Equipment brand name, from painting them green and yellow. The ruling comes after a one-week trial that took place in June. Deere argued that Fimco’s use of the same hues confused the public about where its products came from and diluted the value of the Deere brand. “The court ruled that
Everyone talks about how successful the FANG stocks have been in this bull market. But the much-less discussed Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) is actually outperforming all of them in 2017. BA stock is up 66% year-to-date. The average gain in the FANG group in 2017
Sam Ponder is calling out Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy for an abusive blog post he wrote about her in 2014. Ponder, who hosts Sunday NFL Countdown on ESPN, first mistakenly attributed the 2014 post to the sports blogger Dan “Big Cat” Katz, who is partnering with the network on a new show that premieres Tuesday night.
After Sophie Turner announced her engagement to DNCE frontman Joe Jonas on Sunday, Maisie Williams took to Instagram to congratulate her longtime best friend. Williams re-posted the photo that both Turner and Jonas had shared of Turner’s newly blinged-out hand resting on top of Jonas’s with a caption expressing her excitement over the news. “Congratulations to my beautiful girlfriend on her engagement,” Williams wrote.
There’s no doubt Ariana Grande has an impressive voice. After an online comic resurfaced the cover of Grande’s 2014 album My Everything — which is a photo of the beloved vocalist posing precariously atop a tiny stool — he made an ill-fated attempt to recreate the look. “I’ve done the research and there’s no way her a– is sitting on that stool,” Twitter user Jesse McLaren insisted with his photos.
As investors get more confident about the latest leg of the stock market rally, one Wall Street strategist is growing more concerned. "This is kind of how bull markets end," Savita Subramanian, equity and quant strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, told CNBC during an interview Tuesday. Indeed, the run that began in March 2009 often has been declared "the most hated bull market in history," due largely to the lack of investor participation.
London Center for Policy Research President Tony Shaffer on the Obama administration approving a deal to allow Russia to purchase American uranium reserves, while the FBI simultaneously discovered a Russian bribery plot.
Fashion designer Donna Karan is "apologetic from the bottom of my heart" and embarrassed about "stupid" remarks she made last week that suggested sexual harassment victims were "asking for it" by the way they dressed.
Donald Trump‘s net worth has taken a nosedive since he turned to politics, according to Forbes. The magazine’s venerable list of the country’s 400 richest people ranks the president at #248, dropping an astonishing 92 spots from last year. The publication
Researchers on Monday announced that they had found a gaping security hole in WPA2, one of the most popular Wi-Fi communications encryption standards. Almost every company that included wireless capability in their devices or software needs to issue an update, as this exhaustive list compiled by the government-sponsored U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team indicates. The list includes links that will be updated to each company’s patches or recommended fixes.
The body of a 6-year-old-boy was found in a dumpster Tuesday, a day after he was reported missing to authorities in the Seattle metropolitan area. Authorities said the child, identified as Dayvid Pakko, had been drowned in a bathtub by a 19-year-old male relative in Lynnwood, Wash., according to the Seattle Times. The relative, who remains unidentified, has been taken into custody, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s office said. “There is evidence that the boy was a victim of homicide,” a spokesperson from the Snohomish County Sheriff’s office said, according to the Times.
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life and Fuller House were voraciously consumed by users upon their release, giving birth to a new term: “Binge racer.” That’s a Netflix term for someone who watches the entire run of new shows within 24 hours. To provide a little transparency into its users, Netflix has revealed which shows were among the most binge-raced by viewers. Rounding out the top 10 were Santa Clarita Diet, Trailer Park Boys, F is for Family, Orange is the New Black, and Stranger Things.
In addition to recalling his more than two decades of Navy service and his imprisonment in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp, McCain took a moment to go a step further than the night’s other speakers, who lamented what many described as a fractured political climate. McCain, who is battling brain cancer, told reporters Tuesday morning that he has had tougher fights, and then smiled. Trump said in the radio interview that McCain voted against Republican efforts to dismantle Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act.
Last week there was a lot of stock market excitement regarding WalMart. After a “favorable” earnings report analysts turned bullish and the stock jumped ~4% in one day, WMT’s biggest rally in over a year, making it a big short-term winner. But the leadership signals indicate WalMart is probably not the best place to put your money. WalMart has limited growth plans WalMart is growing about 3%/year. But leadership acknowledged it was not growing its traditional business in the USA, and only has plans to open ~25 stores in the next year. It hopes to add about 225 internationally, predominantly in Mexico and China, but unfortunately those markets have been tough places for WalMart to grow share
Amazon is warming up its holiday marketing machine. Lego, a childhood favorite for generations, makes a strong showing with a few kits from the recent Lego Ninjago Movie. Robots—whether in STEM-focused build-’em-yourself kits or in the guise of Star Wars toys—look like a popular choice this year, if Amazon’s predictions are on point.
Coming out of the last recession, Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) was very good to its investors. Starting at a low below $2 in the darkest days of the economic crisis, Ford found its sales surging as buyers returned to showrooms. Ford seems reenergized under new CEO Jim Hackett, and is already making the changes needed to get its bottom line back on a growth path -- now and in the future.
Former George W. Bush chief of staff Karl Rove on whether President Trump’s disputes with some lawmakers -- including Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) -- could affect his political agenda.
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) stock is stuck in no-man’s land. Since 2016, XOM stock has pretty much just bounced around in the 80s. It has been a sell when it has hit $90 and a buy when it breaks below $80. Source: Mike Mozart via Flickr (Modified
Hollywood screenwriter Scott Rosenberg has apologized for his years-long silence as numerous women have recently come forward with allegations of sexual harassment, assault and rape against longtime Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein that span decades. “Everybody-f—ing-knew,” Rosenberg wrote in a powerful Facebook post that has since been removed from public view. Rosenberg, who wrote the films Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead and Beautiful Girls for Miramax, is speaking out after an explosive New York Times report was published earlier this month revealing three decades of sexual assault and harassment allegations against Weinstein.
Not so Gregg Popovich, the coach of the San Antonio Spurs, who has been loudly and vigorously calling out US president Donald Trump for months now. Yesterday he called a reporter at The Nation, the progressive weekly, to excoriate Trump for claiming that other US presidents didn’t call the families of service members killed in action. “This man in the Oval Office is a soulless coward who thinks that he can only become large by belittling others,” Popovich said.
President Donald Trump’s decision to halt a series of payments to health insurers could eventually affect millions of Americans who buy coverage through one of the Affordable Care Act’s exchanges or on their own, directly from insurers.
Volvo Cars and its Chinese parent have unveiled their first Polestar high performance electric car and pledged to invest 5 billion yuan ($760 million) in the brand, gearing up for intense competition to sell greener cars in the world's biggest auto market. The Swedish car maker took the wraps off the "Polestar 1", a luxury four-seater hybrid coupe in a ceremony in Shanghai - its first salvo as it positions the brand as a competitor to Tesla Inc and Mercedes's AMG division. China has said it wants electric and plug-in hybrid cars to make up at least a fifth of Chinese auto sales by 2025, spurring a raft of investment plans from global automakers in electric vehicles, particularly new joint ventures with Chinese firms.
A former Tesla employee told Reuters "about 400 people" in a range of positions were shown the door. As Business Insider's Bryan Logan reported, Tesla declined to confirm how many people were fired. Business Insider spoke to experts who said the firings at Tesla are hardly indicative of a trend in the workplace.
By Allison Lampert and Tim Hepher MONTREAL/TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) - Boeing Co said on Tuesday that Bombardier Inc's CSeries jets could still be hit with high U.S. import duties, even if they are assembled in Alabama through an industry-changing deal with Airbus. The deal announced on Monday gives Airbus a majority stake in Bombardier's troubled CSeries jetliner program, securing the plane's future and giving the Canadian firm a possible way out of a damaging trade dispute with Boeing, in which the U.S. Commerce Department has threatened to impose a 300 percent import duties. Boeing said that the announced deal has no effect on the pending U.S. Department of Commerce proceedings.
Earnings season can be a euphoric time for stocks. A big part of that has to do with how investors approach earnings season. When investors anticipate strong results, stocks tend to rally heading into the season only to fade as results are actually reported, the firm says.