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Four CPD Officers Injured After Squad Car Collisions

published about 1 hour ago
Four CPD Officers Injured After Squad Car Collisions
Four Chicago police officers were sent to the hospital after their squad cars collided while pursing suspects in the Little Village neighborhood early Sunday morning.

Kerry in Nigeria to urge non-violence before presidential vote

published about 2 hours ago
LAGOS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Nigeria on Sunday to urge its rival political camps to respect the outcome of a Feb. 14 presidential election, amid concerns that post-poll violence could undermine the fight against Boko Haram militants.

Nigeria repels suspected Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri city

published about 2 hours ago
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria's military repelled an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants on Borno state capital Maiduguri in the northeast, security sources said on Sunday, a crucial win as the insurgents already control a large territory in the area.

Man Shot, Killed In Northwest Indiana

published about 2 hours ago
Man Shot, Killed In Northwest Indiana
A 63-year-old man was fatally shot Saturday night in Gary, Indiana.

FBI: Atlanta Bomb Threat That Drew CPD Response Unfounded

published about 2 hours ago
FBI: Atlanta Bomb Threat That Drew CPD Response Unfounded
A pair of bomb threats from someone claiming to be from Chicago that grounded two planes Saturday at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport were unfounded, the FBI said.


BAE Offers to Build Howitzers in India

published about 12 hours ago
BAE Offers to Build Howitzers in India
BAE Systems PLC has offered to build a howitzer factory in India to close a deal valued at more than $800 million after years of ... more

Exxon Fined $1.05 Million for 2011 Yellowstone Pipeline Break

published about 22 hours ago
Exxon Fined $1.05 Million for 2011 Yellowstone Pipeline Break
Exxon Mobil Corp. must pay a $1.05 million penalty for safety violations related to a 2011 pipeline break under Montana’s Yellowstone River, federal regulators said.

Behind 'American Sniper,' Some Legal Sniping

published 1 day ago
Behind 'American Sniper,' Some Legal Sniping
‘American Sniper,’ based on the life of ex-Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, has brought in more than $130 million in ticket sales. But the SWAT team ... more

China's Kaisa Seeks to Raise Funds From Foreign Investors

published 1 day ago
China's Kaisa Seeks to Raise Funds From Foreign Investors
Cash-strapped Chinese property developer Kaisa Group Holdings is exploring ways to raise funds from foreign investors and is in talks with other Chinese developers to ... more

Viacom CEO Earns $44.3 Million for Year

published 1 day ago
Viacom CEO Earns $44.3 Million for Year
Viacom’s Chief Executive Philippe Dauman earned $44.3 million in total compensation in the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, a 19.2% raise from the previous year.
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Uber isn't limited by the taxi market: It's limited by the Electronic Thumb market

published about 10 hours ago
With apologies to Douglas Adams* Worstall @ the Weekend We've had a look before at that valuation of Uber at $40k bar** and mulled over ... more

Broadmoor: My Journey Into Hell, The Chimes and Cowboys and Indies

published 1 day ago
Memoirs of a bad mad lag and patchy record biz retrospective Page File El Reg bookworm Mark Diston peruses the pick of publishing this week ... more

YOU. Your women are mine. Give them to me. I want to sell them

published 1 day ago
YouTube's copyright killjoy bots amok Something for the Weekend, Sir? A friend of mine had his wife stolen three times this week. The first two ... more

California DMV retracts memo requiring commercial plates for Uber, Lyft

published 1 day ago
California DMV retracts memo requiring commercial plates for Uber, Lyft
The California Department of Motor Vehicles on Friday night revoked an earlier memo that implied that drivers for ride-hailing services such as Uber, Lyft, and ... more

As Box shares soar in IPO, CEO Aaron Levie explains why he left L.A.

published 1 day ago
As Box shares soar in IPO, CEO Aaron Levie explains why he left L.A.
USC gave Box Inc. Chief Executive Aaron Levie a spark, but it's Silicon Valley that's enjoying his success.

Not by bread alone: Russians urged to go without for Putin

published about 3 hours ago
Not by bread alone: Russians urged to go without for Putin
Eat less, use beetroot instead of lipstick, swap French lingerie for Russian-made cotton panties and remember that hardships are a test from God. These and ... more

The ECB Delivers QE; It Will Not Be Successful

published about 3 hours ago
Sometimes one hears the expression, “…better late than never…”. However,  I believe it is foolish to subscribe to the view that  the European Central Bank’s ... more

Philippine police clash with Muslim rebels in south, at least 30 dead

published about 4 hours ago
At least 30 people were killed in heavy fighting between police and Muslim rebels in the Philippines on Sunday, military and local officials said, threatening ... more

Retreat of Russian shoppers fails to dent Dubai retailers

published about 4 hours ago
Retreat of Russian shoppers fails to dent Dubai retailers
By Sagarika Jaisinghani DUBAI (Reuters) - Russian shoppers caught in a currency crunch are staying away from the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) this year, but ... more

Suspected Boko Haram militants attack major Nigeria northern city

published about 7 hours ago
By Lanre Ola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram militants began attacking Nigeria's major northeastern city of Maiduguri just after midnight on Sunday, military, ... more

Your Money: A Gay Couple Awaits the Justices’ Decision

published 1 day ago
Your Money: A Gay Couple Awaits the Justices’ Decision
Couples have had to navigate byzantine laws as same-sex marriage rights have progressed state by state. A Supreme Court ruling may change everything.

Your Money Adviser: 700,000 Homeowners Could Still Benefit From U.S. HARP Refinancing Program

published 1 day ago
People with little or no equity in their homes could be helped by the Home Affordable Refinance Program, which is scheduled to end this year.

Your Money Adviser: 700,000 Howeowners Could Still Benefit From U.S. HARP Refinancing Program

published 2 days ago
People with little or no equity in their homes could be helped by the Home Affordable Refinance Program, which is scheduled to end this year.

Retiring: Getting the Band Back Together, for the Golden Years

published 2 days ago
Retiring: Getting the Band Back Together, for the Golden Years
Baby boomers are often picking up an instrument they put down decades ago, and some are starting a new career as their main one is ... more

Shortcuts: Death Doulas Help the Terminally Ill, and Their Families, Cope

published 2 days ago
Shortcuts: Death Doulas Help the Terminally Ill, and Their Families, Cope
Services vary from volunteers who simply make visits, to those who charge for helping with arrangements like caregivers or organizing papers.