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SiriusXM's Acquisition of Pandora Approved in Europe, Where Neither Service Is Available

SiriusXM's Acquisition of Pandora Approved in Europe, Where Neither Service Is Available

SiriusXM’s announcement in September that it agreed to acquire Pandora in a deal worth some $3.5 billion in stock was big news for the digital audio world, with the conglomerate creating an industry-leading company with more than $7 billion in expected revenue. Indeed, the combined company has a big footprint in the digital audio space, […]

Trump Bet the Whole Middle East On Khashoggi's Alleged Murderer. Now He's Doubling Down. – The Daily Beast

Trump Bet the Whole Middle East On Khashoggi's Alleged Murderer. Now He's Doubling Down. – The Daily Beast

PARIS—Donald Trump decided to endorse the leadership of an alleged Saudi murderer on Tuesday. Speaking of accusations by the CIA and others that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the president of the United States reverted to his usual fallback position: the truth is unknowable. “It could very well […]

Libya: child refugees abused in UK-funded detention centres

Libya: child refugees abused in UK-funded detention centres

Child refugees are facing abuse and malnutrition in a network of 26 Libyan detention centres the British government is helping to fund, the Guardian has learned. In the first accounts to the media from minors being held in the camps, the children described being starved, beaten and abused by Libyan police and camp guards. One […]

HIT, DRAGGED: Hollywood Actress Files Declaration In Case Against Celebrity Lawyer Michael Avenatti

HIT, DRAGGED: Hollywood Actress Files Declaration In Case Against Celebrity Lawyer Michael Avenatti

Actress Mareli Miniutti, who had a bit role in last summer’s heist thriller, “Oceans 8,” has filed a supplemental declaration in support of her petition to get a restraining order against celebrity attorney — and rising Democratic superstar — Michael Avenatti. The declaration, filed early Tuesday in Santa Monica, gives more specific details as to […]

Clemson football player has tearful reunion with Army dad returning from Afghanistan

Clemson football player has tearful reunion with Army dad returning from Afghanistan

The only thing bigger than freshman running back Ty Lucas’ face Saturday night was the hug he gave his camo-clad father, who returned home early after nine months in Afghanistan to surprise his son before Clemson’s Military Appreciation Day game. Capt. Cody Lucas, signal advisor for the 1st Security Forces Assistance Bridge in the U.S. […]

Saudi Arabia Accused of Torturing Women Activists in Widening Crackdown on Dissent

Saudi Arabia Accused of Torturing Women Activists in Widening Crackdown on Dissent

Saudi security officers have tortured jailed women’s-rights activists as part of a government campaign to squelch criticism of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman that began before last month’s killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to people familiar with the situation, At least eight of the 18 women’s-rights activists detained by Saudi authorities this year […]

Airbus to unveil top finance, operational executives: sources

Airbus to unveil top finance, operational executives: sources

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 12:22 p.m. CST By Tim Hepher PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus is poised to make top financial and operational appointments as incoming CEO Guillaume Faury tightens his grip after months of turmoil over corruption investigations and output delays, sources familiar with the matter said. The European planemaker could announce a new German […]

CDC escalates response to polio-like illness AFM

CDC escalates response to polio-like illness AFM

Ferre’ Dollar/CNN Ferre’ Dollar/CNN Related content (CNN) – The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has escalated its response to the illness that’s struck children in 29 states, increasing the number of disease detectives in its Atlanta headquarters from two to 16, according to a CDC official close to the investigation. The job of […]

Scientists spot distant stars engaged in a dangerous dance

Scientists spot distant stars engaged in a dangerous dance

We only see one star, our Sun, up close on a daily basis, but the Milky Way is absolutely packed with them. It’s estimated that there are over 300 billion stars in our galaxy alone, and perhaps as many as 400 billion. With so much sky to cover, scientists are doing their best to catalog […]

If 2018 taught us anything, it's that Tiger Woods the human is the most interesting story of all

If 2018 taught us anything, it's that Tiger Woods the human is the most interesting story of all

Here it is, your moment of zen: Tiger Woods stepping into the ring on the 600-yard 17th hole, Sunday at Bellerive, the edges of the tee box crammed with photographers and fans and old-guy officials in short-sleeved shirts, all drenched. St. Louis in August. Everybody, Tiger included, knew that if he could find a miracle […]

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