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  • America Loves Fast Food, Soda, and Booze

    NEW YORK — It’s only fitting that companies which sell burgers, fried chicken and soda are hitting records just before Memorial Day — the unofficial start to summer and outdoor picnics. (Too bad it’s too cold in New York to hit the beach or pool just yet!) The entire stock market is booming. But stodgy consumer staples companies in the food and beverage business are doing particularly well. Most of the companies have steady sales and earnings growth. Many of […]

  • Ariana Grande Will Return to Manchester for Benefit Concert

    Singer Ariana Grande has announced she will return to Manchester, England, for a benefit concert following a terror attack at her concert earlier this week. The event, she said, will honor and raise money for the victims and their families. “I want to thank my fellow musicians and friends for reaching out to be part of our expression of love for Manchester,” she said in a letter posted to social media. “I will have details to share with you as […]

  • Scientist Discovers Cave Snakes That Hunt in Packs

    Get ready to update your worst nightmare. A scientist from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville has discovered that a species of snake, the Cuban boa, hunts in groups, and through teamwork improve their chances of catching prey. It’s the first time that reptiles have been observed to have been involved in “coordinated hunting,” where individual animals take into account the location of others of the same species to maximize their hunting successes. The study’s author, Vladimir Dinets, observed the snakes […]

  • Manchester Bomber Probably Had ISIS Training, US Official Says

    MANCHESTER, England — Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi likely received some ISIS training in Syria in the months before the attack, according to information gathered in the preliminary investigation, a US official told CNN on Thursday. The US believes ISIS, through that training, set the stage for the 22-year old to carry out the deadly attack at the Manchester Arena on Monday night, which killed 22 people as they left a pop concert. Other members of Abedi’s family are believed […]

  • Niall Horan Is Down for a One Direction Reunion

    It might not be if, but when One Direction gets back together. Former 1Der Niall Horan stoked those hopes with a new Billboard interview where he talked about his new music and missing his mates. Horan is launching a solo career and said he’s still trying to adjust to life outside of One Direction. “You’re sitting in an airport lounge, they call you for a plane, and you don’t stand up initially because you’re waiting on everyone else, you know,” he said. “‘Oh, […]

  • Republican Greg Gianforte Wins Montana Special Election Despite Assault Charge

    BOZEMAN, Montana — Republican Greg Gianforte has won the special election for Montana’s open US House seat, CNN projects, defeating Democrat Rob Quist and capping off a whirlwind final 36 hours of the campaign that saw Gianforte being charged for allegedly assaulting a reporter. In his acceptance speech, Gianforte apologized by name to Ben Jacobs, the Guardian reporter who accused the Republican of “body-slamming” him and breaking his glasses. “When you make a mistake, you have to own up to […]

  • Federal Court Blocks Trump’s Travel Ban

    A federal appeals court upheld Thursday an injunction against President Donald Trump’s travel ban against six Muslim-majority countries. The ruling reinforces a lower court’s decision to halt core portions of the executive order indefinitely. The new ban was announced in March, but never got off the ground because federal courts blocked it just hours before it was set to go into effect. It would have banned people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen from entering the US for 90 […]

  • Ex-Playboy Playmate Who Posted Photo of 70-year-old Woman in Gym Sentenced to Probation

    A former Playboy playmate pleaded no contest on Wednesday to misdemeanor invasion of privacy for secretly taking a photo of a naked woman in a gym locker room and posting it to Snapchat. Dani Mathers, 30, was sentenced to three years’ probation and ordered to complete 30 hours of graffiti removal service. If the case had gone to trial, the model could have faced up to six months in jail. The 2015 Playmate of the Year was criticized for “body […]

  • HBO Releases Official Trailer for ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7

    HBO has just released the trailer for Season 7 of “Game of Thrones,” and the new sneak peek features all your Westros favorites preparing for war. Cersei vows to defeat the numerous enemies that surround them. Daenerys claims she was “born to rule the seven kingdoms” — and she’s got dragons on her side that are willing to take on anyone that argues with that point. And Jon Snow’s hype-men declare him, “King of the North.” It’s safe to say […]