Neiman CEO Geoffroy van Raemdonck bags big checks after waiving salary

The boss of Neiman Marcus has been getting paid lavishly to lead the swanky chain out of bankruptcy — and that’s ruffling feathers in the rank-and-file. On March 30, Geoffroy van Raemdonck — a Belgian-born luxury merchant who was named chief executive two years ago — declared he was waiving “100 percent” of his salary […]

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Chicago marathon canceled because of the coronavirus

The 2020 Chicago Marathon has been canceled because of the pandemic. | Sun-Times file Organizers and city officials cite the challenges of staging a large-scale event during the pandemic. The Chicago Marathon has been canceled because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Organizers of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon and the city of Chicago decided […]

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Rebel Wilson Taunts Chris & Liam Hemsworth To ‘Look Out’ As She Shows Off Tire-Flipping Workout

The Hemsworth brothers have been put on notice! As Rebel Wilson continued her weight loss journey, she let Chris and Liam know that she’s coming for the title of ‘Australia’s action hero.’ “Starting the week off right!” Rebel Wilson wrote in the caption of her Instagram video posted on July 12 (or, on Monday, July […]

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Fed’s Support for Corporate Debt Has Been a Wall Street Bonanza

© Reuters. Fed’s Support for Corporate Debt Has Been a Wall Street Bonanza (Bloomberg) — The Federal Reserve’s extraordinary effort to keep credit flowing to companies during the Covid-19 pandemic is also shunting money to banks’ bottom lines. Fees for underwriting blue-chip U.S. company bonds in the first half of the year essentially doubled to […]

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Amanda Kloots Holds ‘Beautiful’ Memorial For Late Husband Nick Cordero — ‘His Spirit Was There’

Broadway star Nick Cordero has been remembered as a loving father, husband and friend at a small memorial service, as his wife Amanda Kloots said he was watching from ‘up above’. Amanda Kloots has commemorated her late husband Nick Cordero at a small memorial with close family and friends. She said the Broadway star, who […]

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Churches amid the pandemic: Some outbreaks, many challenges

NEW YORK — Crowded bars and house parties have been identified as culprits in spreading the coronavirus. Meat packing plants, prisons and nursing homes are known hot spots. Then there’s the complicated case of America’s churches. The vast majority of these churches have cooperated with health authorities and successfully protected their congregations. Yet from the […]

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2 officers killed in shootout in south Texas border town

Authorities say two police officers have been shot and killed in a South Texas border town after reportedly responding to a disturbance call By The Associated Press July 12, 2020, 1:01 AM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MCALLEN, Texas — Two police officers were shot and killed Saturday in a […]

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‘Few dozen’ US Marines get coronavirus on Japan’s Okinawa, official says

Marines at two American military bases in Japan have been infected with COVID-19, according to U.S. officials. The Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) based in Okinawa posted a message to Twitter Saturday regarding the outbreak, detailing the measures being taken to limit the spread of the disease. “In light of recent clusters of positive COVID-19 cases on Okinawa, […]

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5 dead in hostage situation at South Africa church; 40 arrested

Five people have been killed in a hostage situation at a Pentecostal church in South Africa Saturday. Police and military who responded to reports of a shooting at the International Pentecostal Holiness Church headquarters in Zuurbekom near Johannesburg found four people “shot and burned to death in a car” and a security guard shot in another […]

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Ethiopia Announces Arrests in Prominent Singer’s Killing

NAIROBI, Kenya — Ethiopia has said that two men have been arrested in connection with the killing of Hachalu Hundessa, a well-known musician and activist whose death last month was followed by unrest in which hundreds were killed. Attorney General Adanech Abebe announced the arrests in a televised statement on Friday night, saying that a […]

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Rebel Wilson: 5 Diet & Fitness Tips From VIVAMAYR, The Posh Medical Spa Behind Her Weight Loss

The Aussie actress has been gushing about the Austrian facility that helped her slim down and tone up. Now a doctor at the medical center is sharing their top health tips. It’s the ritzy medical center that Rebel Wilson can’t stop raving about. The 40-year-old – who seems to be getting healthier and fitter by the […]

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3 Los Angeles officers accused of false gang identifications

Three Los Angeles police officers have been charged with falsifying records reporting that people they stopped were gang members or associates By JOHN ANTCZAK Associated Press July 10, 2020, 8:32 PM 3 min read LOS ANGELES — Three Los Angeles police officers have been charged with falsifying records reporting that people they stopped were gang […]

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2 arrested, 2 wanted after 11-year-old killed on July Fourth

Two men have been arrested and two others are wanted in connection with the killing of an 11-year-old boy who was shot during a Fourth of July cookout in Washington By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press July 10, 2020, 8:24 PM 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WASHINGTON — Two men have […]

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Wall Street Journal Staff Members Push for Big Changes in News Coverage

Staff members of The Wall Street Journal have been pressing newsroom leaders to make fundamental changes in how the newspaper covers race, policing, and its primary focus, the business world, along with other matters. In a June 23 letter to the editor in chief, Matt Murray, a group identifying itself only as “members of the […]

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Debunked: Victoria’s Secret RFID technology is not used to track customers

Recently, some social media users have been sharing images online of radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags on Victoria’s Secret clothing items and claiming they are being used to track users. This claim is untrue. Some of the posts falsely claim a link to sex trafficking. One post reads: “So the person who created and runs victoria secret […]

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Private anti-poachers recruited to fight in Mozambique’s terrorist hot spot

For years, the African nation of Mozambique has been beleaguered by local Islamic terror attacks in its northernmost province of Cabo Delgado. But in recent months, as the threat has become more organized, there has been at least one silver lining: anti-poachers working to save the region. According to The Telegraph, Angolan civil war veterans-turned-anti-poachers have flown in […]

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She’s an Authority on Earth’s Past. Now, Her Focus Is the Planet’s Future.

PALISADES, N.Y. — Columbia University is taking new steps to make climate change, which has been studied there for decades, an even more prominent part of the school’s mission. And Maureen Raymo is a big part of that. On July 1, Dr. Raymo, one of the world’s leading oceanographers and climate scientists, became interim director […]

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Michael Cohen back in federal prison in New York, quarantining in solitary confinement, lawyer says

Michael Cohen back in custody Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen has been taken back into custody for violating the conditions of his home confinement. Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen is back in federal prison and is quarantining in solitary confinement after he was accused by the government of violating “the conditions of his home confinement,” Fox […]

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Jasmine Crowe Strikes Back Against ‘Being Taken Advantage Of’ In Powerful New Anthem ‘Red Flags’

For those who have felt they’ve been compromised too many times, Jasmine Crowe has the anthem for you. In ‘Red Flags,’ neJasmi stands up for herself while reminding others to not forget their own ‘growth and strength.’ When Jasmine Crowe sings, “There’s something about you that rubs me the wrong way” at the start of […]

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Courtney Stodden Disses Brian Austin Green As A ‘Womanizer’: He Wanted Me As His ‘Little Secret’

Brian Austin Green has been linked to multiple woman since his split from Megan Fox. One of them, Courtney Stodden, is now speaking out about feeling used by the actor. Courtney Stodden, 25, is SO over Brian Austin Green, 41. The two were briefly linked in June, after the actor confirmed his split from Megan Fox. However, […]

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2 deputies injured, suspect dead in California shooting

Two sheriff’s deputies have been  injured and a suspect is dead in a shooting in Contra Costa County By The Associated Press July 10, 2020, 5:58 AM 1 min read KNIGHTSEN, Calif. — Two sheriff’s deputies were injured Thursday night and a suspect is dead in a shooting in Contra Costa County, authorities said. The […]

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Naya Rivera & Son Josey, 4, Are Seen Walking To Lake Piru In Final Video Before She Went Missing — Watch

The last video showing Naya Rivera before she went missing has been released. It shows the ‘Glee’ star heading down the dock and off on her doomed boating trip, with son Josey walking beside her. This is just so heartbreaking. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Department has released the final known video of actress Naya Rivera […]

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