By B.N. Frank People believe what they want to believe. This has never not been true. Some people still believe that cigarettes are not harmful to their health. In an interview with CBS Sunday Morning, Singer/Songwriter, John Mellencamp talked with Jane Pauley about smoking: JOHN MELLENCAMP: Well, I — okay.
How do you celebrate a Swedish company going public on your stock exchange, the world’s biggest, oldest and most respected? Well, for the NYSE it inexplicably meant hoisting the Swiss flag. Ahead of streaming giant Spotify’s IPO debut at 9.30am New York time on Tuesday, the stock exchange tried to
Many of us really are sheep, quick to follow the crowd and obey orders. Instead of standing up and speaking out on our own convictions, we often choose to fit in. Assimilating with the crowd, we find it’s easier to go-along to get-along, even if that means giving away our own
In a major embarrassment to the UK establishment, the chief scientist from the UK’s Porton Down military laboratory facility, Gary Aitkenhead, told Sky News that they had been unable to prove that the novichok nerve agent used to poison Sergei and Yulia Skripal came from Russia. #Salisbury attack: Scientists have
Tesla stock has managed to stage a modest rebound this morning after reporting that, as Elon Musk leaked previously, it had produced just over 2,000 Model 3 cars in the last week, which while still well below the company’s own prior guidance of 2,500/week (which in turn was 5,000/week before
In the most revealing glimpse yet into the rationale underpinning Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s “pivot” toward investigating financial improprieties, obstruction and other potential crimes committed by Trump and his associates – instead of “Russian collusion” – a “secret” memo penned by Mueller’s team was released by the DOJ last night.
A little boy in Oklahoma who has two differently colored eyes and a cleft lip now has a cat that looks just like him. Madden Humphreys has a cleft lip and heterochromia iridum, a condition that makes the iris of one eye a different color than the iris of the other
Schwerer U-Bahn-Unfall in Duisburg-Meiderich: Viele Fahrgäste verletzt Duisburg. Momentan findet ein Großeinsatz der Polizei und Feuerwehr in Duisburg-Meiderich statt. An der U-Bahnhaltestelle „Auf dem Damm“ ist eine U-Bahn auf eine andere Bahn aufgefahren. Nach ersten Angaben der Feuerwehr verletzten sich zwei Personen. Ob es sich dabei um einen der U-Bahn-Fahrer handelt,
In the latest attempt by Houthi rebels to strike directly at Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom said Tuesday a Saudi oil tanker in the Red Sea was hit in a Houthi attack off Yemen’s main port city of Hodeidah, Al-Arabiya reported on Tuesday, citing a statement from the Saudi-led coalition. The
This morning at 8am, the New York Fed, in cooperation with the Treasury Department’s Office of Financial Research, launched a much-anticipated, if largely worthless (for now) benchmark interest rate to replace Libor, together with two other reference rates, which traders and market participants hope will prove more reliable than the