April 2016


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Publicist: Prince’s Remains Cremated, Service Held

Prince’s publicist says the music superstar’s remains have been cremated and a small group of family, friends and musicians have celebrated his life in a private ceremony.Yvette Noel-Schure said in a statement Saturday that Prince’s remains have been cremated and their …Prince’s publicist says the music superstar’s remains have been cremated and a small group […]


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Hannity in Middle of Bitter GOP Campaign Fight

Sean Hannity is getting a bruising reminder that this year’s presidential campaign defies traditional political rules. Sean Hannity is getting a bruising reminder that this year’s presidential campaign defies traditional political rules. Source from..


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Video Shows Chicago Officer Slamming Woman Who Had Hands Up

Newly released dashcam video shows a Chicago police officer slamming an unarmed robbery suspect to the ground after she got out of a car with her hands up.The video was released Friday by the Chicago Police Department, whose new chief is trying to increase openness and…Newly released dashcam video shows a Chicago police officer slamming […]


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Pope: May Christian Faithful Kidnapped in Syria Soon be Free

Pope Francis is praying that a merciful God will touch the hearts of those in Syria who have abducted Catholic and Orthodox faithful, including bishops and priests, so that the captives will be released soon.Francis told tens of thousands of people in St. Peter’s Square…Pope Francis is praying that a merciful God will touch the […]


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Aging Baby Boomers Push Spam, Diaper Stocks to Record Valuations

For all the attention paid to the massive snap-back in riskier stocks in the last two months, a somewhat less glamorous group has quietly been reaching record valuations.They’re the companies that peddle soap, diapers and ready-to-eat food that also happen to be the…For all the attention paid to the massive snap-back in riskier stocks in […]


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White House Poised to Release Secret Pages from 9/11 Inquiry

The Obama administration will likely soon release at least part of a 28-page secret chapter from a congressional inquiry into 9/11 that may shed light on possible Saudi connections to the attackers.The documents, kept in a secure room in the basement of the Capitol, contain…The Obama administration will likely soon release at least part of […]


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Fed Seen Holding Rates This Week with Hike Still on Horizon

U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers are expected to hold interest rates steady when they meet this week, but may tweak their description of the economic outlook to reflect more benign conditions, leaving the path open for future rate rises. The Fed raised its policy interest…U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers are expected to hold interest rates steady when […]


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Obama Says Brexit May Mean 10-Year Wait for U.K. Trade Deal

President Barack Obama leaned in further on his warning to the British electorate against embracing a so-called Brexit from the European Union, saying it could take as long as 10 years before the U.K. and the U.S. negotiated a new trade agreement.”The U.K. would not be able…President Barack Obama leaned in further on his warning […]


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FAA Orders ‘Urgent’ 787 Repair After Engine Fails at 20,000 Feet

Airlines flying Boeing Co.’s 787 Dreamliner jets with the latest General Electric Co. engines were ordered to repair them, or swap out at least one with an older model, in an urgent safety directive issued after an in-flight failure.A GEnx-1B PIP2, part of a family of…Airlines flying Boeing Co.’s 787 Dreamliner jets with the latest […]