Brown and Doctor on solving the local news crisis

New York (CNN Business)The shrinking presence of local news across the United States may be dividing the country, Miami Herald reporter Julie K. Brown said Sunday on CNN’s Reliable Sources. “With these smaller newspapers drying up across the country, it is creating a collapse of local newspapers and local news and the kind of information […]

Buttigieg Says He Won’t Be Lectured on Morality by Rush Limbaugh

Openly gay Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg pushed back Sunday against recent comments from conservative radio personalities as he rises to become a 2020 front-runner. Rush Limbaugh this week mused on his nationally syndicated broadcast about Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, as a “gay guy kissing his husband on stage, next to […]

Tesla keeps its $21 billion Wall Street virtuous circle rolling

Elon Musk dreams big dreams. Tesla taps Wall Street for funds to turn them into reality. Banks pocket millions in fees. And rather than punish the company for diluting its shareholders, the market sends the stock higher. The virtuous circle has enabled Tesla to raise about $US14 billion ($20.8 billion) over the last decade, supporting […]

T-Mobile merger with Sprint approved by judge

New York (CNN Business)New York Attorney General Letitia James will not appeal a federal judge’s decision to allow Sprint and T-Mobile to merge, setting the stage for the two telecom giants to finally complete their long awaited deal. New York and a dozen other states sued to block the $26 billion merger, arguing it would […]

Check out these NASCAR drivers' lavish homes

NASCAR president: France family not interested in selling business NASCAR President Steve Phelps discusses the possibility of selling NASCAR given its merger with the International Speedway and the future of the sport. The highest-paid NASCAR drivers can earn millions of dollars a year from race prizes and endorsement deals. Continue Reading Below And while NASCAR […]

Ten bounces back from Big Bash League loss

Network Ten grew its share of advertising market dollars in its second summer without cricket's Big Bash League amid weak market conditions for the free-to-air television industry. ThinkTV data obtained from an industry source found the ViacomCBS-owned entity grew its share of the free-to-air (FTA) advertising market by four points to 20.5 per cent, a […]

‘Too early to relax’: CSL top scientist warns on coronavirus

CSL’s chief scientific officer Andrew Cuthbertson has warned it is premature of financial markets to treat the coronavirus as little more than a bad cold, saying there a large gaps in knowledge and a lack of reliable information. Professor Cuthbertson disagreed with those within financial markets who were complacent or viewed the coronavirus as a […]

Saudi Pilots Missing as Yemen Rebels Say They Downed Fighter Jet

Two Saudi fighter pilots were missing after Iran-backed Yemen rebels said they shot down a Saudi fighter jet, a potential escalation in their five-year war. Saudi coalition spokesman Colonel Turki Al-Maliki said the pilots ejected before their Tornado jet crashed on Saturday in Yemen while under attack by Houthi rebels, according to the official Saudi […]

How Iran’s Hard-Liners Got Campaign Boost From Trump

As Iran’s president since 2013, Hassan Rouhani has sought to be a force of moderation in the country, rolling back his predecessor’s populist economic policies and confrontational approach to foreign relations. His tenure runs until mid-2021, but parliamentary elections Feb. 21 are widely expected to mark the beginning of the end of Rouhani’s brand of […]