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Buffalo Wild Wings May Add Sports Betting

Buffalo Wild Wings May Add Sports Betting

Buffalo Wild Wings has wings, beer and sports in its restaurants, and might be getting into the sports bookmaking market. The popular chain of sports bars that has locations in all 50 U.S. states as well as internationally, said it... 
Los Angeles Lakers Expected to Reach Postseason

Los Angeles Lakers Expected to Reach Postseason

The last 13 consecutive seasons LeBron James has played in the postseason, including eight straight appearances in the NBA Finals. Odds makers believe he will return for a 14th straight playoff appearance this season, which is the... 
Federal Appeals Court: Trump Order to Sanctuary Cities is Unconstitutional

Federal Appeals Court: Trump Order to Sanctuary Cities is Unconstitutional

On Wednesday, a federal appeals court ruled that President Donald Trump had exceeded his authority with his threats of withholding funds from the country’s sanctuary cities that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. In... 
Jets Sign Sam Darnold, QB Starts Practicing

Jets Sign Sam Darnold, QB Starts Practicing

It took the New York Jets longer than they expected or wanted, but they finally have signed their future quarterback Sam Darnold after he signed his rookie deal on Monday. Darnold tweeted a video after signing calling the moment very... 
Prisoners in Idaho Hacked Tablets to Give Themselves Credit

Prisoners in Idaho Hacked Tablets to Give Themselves Credit

Hundreds of inmates in Idaho exploited the vulnerability in the personal tablets they were using to give themselves credits worth thousands of dollars to download games and music as well as use email services, said officials on Friday. The... 
Ford Cuts Profit Forecast for 2018, Sales in China Down

Ford Cuts Profit Forecast for 2018, Sales in China Down

Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday that it lowered its earnings forecast for the full year due to dropping sales as well as trade tariffs in China and the continuance of struggles across Europe. The automaker said that ongoing plans for... 
Nike Increases Wages for 7,000 Workers

Nike Increases Wages for 7,000 Workers

Nike announced that it will raise the wages of 7,000 of its employees equal to about 10% of its overall global workforce. The sports apparel and footwear maker announced the increase in salaries on Monday through an internal company... 
Agios Pharmaceuticals Drug for Leukemia Receives U.S. Approval

Agios Pharmaceuticals Drug for Leukemia Receives U.S. Approval

On Friday, Agios Pharmaceuticals announced that the United State Food and Drug Administration had granted approval for its treatment for a specific form of leukemia, the first treatment that is targeted for patients that have a specific... 
Shares of Skechers Plunge After Miss on Earnings

Shares of Skechers Plunge After Miss on Earnings

Skechers USA posted its latest earnings for the just ended quarter after the closing bell on Thursday. The footwear and apparel maker posted earnings that were lower than had been expected helping send its shares plunging in afterhours... 
Red Sox with Best Overall Record, But Third in World Series Odds

Red Sox with Best Overall Record, But Third in World Series Odds

Through the first half of the 2018 Major League Baseball season, the Boston Red Sox have played exceptionally well and reached the All-Star Break with the best record in baseball at 68-30. Boston over the last week opened a 4 ½ game... 
Amazon Will Have Plenty of Competition on Prime Day

Amazon Will Have Plenty of Competition on Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day is a day where you can find the best deals online so customers do not need to wait for the official holiday shopping season to begin as they have a summer shopping day to enjoy. The competition that Amazon faces is... 
Oprah Winfrey Investing in the Restaurant Business

Oprah Winfrey Investing in the Restaurant Business

Oprah Winfrey has announced that she is interested in the restaurant business and has made an equity investment with True Food Kitchen located in Phoenix. Her new venture involves a restaurant that is a health conscious eatery and... 
Trump Harshly Criticizes Pfizer and Other Pharmaceuticals

Trump Harshly Criticizes Pfizer and Other Pharmaceuticals

On Monday, President Trump stated that Pfizer and many other pharmaceutical companies should respond to the government and feel embarrassed for raising drug prices. Pfizer has increased its prices on almost 100 drugs. Some of Trump´s... 
Report Exposes Kids’ Products Promoting White Supremacy on Amazon

Report Exposes Kids’ Products Promoting White Supremacy on Amazon

Consumers that want to buy products that show symbols for white supremacy, including necklaces with swastikas and infant wear that has a burning cross could visit Amazon.com for an array of choices. In what appears to be a violation... 
Trump Sharply Criticizes OPEC Through Tweets

Trump Sharply Criticizes OPEC Through Tweets

U.S. President Donald Trump aimed harsh criticism at members of OPEC the oil cartel Wednesday saying the group was doing very little to help with high prices of gas in the United States. In several tweets Trump said that if anything... 
American Referee Accused of Bias Towards England by Colombia’s Falcao

American Referee Accused of Bias Towards England by Colombia’s Falcao

Radamel Falcao the Colombian striker accused World Cup referee Mark Geiger, who is American, of bias in the round of 16 match the South Americans lost to England on Tuesday. Falcao told reporters following the match that “Geiger... 
Trump Cites Security Concerns for Moving to Block China Mobile

Trump Cites Security Concerns for Moving to Block China Mobile

The government of the U.S. moved to block telecommunications company China Mobile from offering its services to the telecommunications market in the U.S. recommending the application it submitted by rejected due to the firm posing... 
Lakers NBA Title Odds Slashed After LeBron James Signs with Team

Lakers NBA Title Odds Slashed After LeBron James Signs with Team

The Los Angeles Lakers have become one of the favorites to win the NBA Finals next season, according to online sportsbooks. After the news broke on Sunday evening that James had agreed to a deal with the Lakers, top sportsbooks made... 
Kohl’s Hiring in June for the Holiday Shopping Season

Kohl’s Hiring in June for the Holiday Shopping Season

On Wednesday, Kohl’s announced that it opened up the application process for its seasonal positions at over 300 of its more than 1,100 stores across the U.S. However, it is not looking for only workers for its holiday shopping season,... 
CEO at Assembler of iPhones Opposed to Overtime Caps in China

CEO at Assembler of iPhones Opposed to Overtime Caps in China

The billionaire CEO at Foxconn Technology group, the main assembler of Apple’s iPhones, argues that the unreasonable overtime hour restrictions in China hurt his employees and the competitiveness of the company. Terry Gou, the CEO... 
Chinese Government: More Soybeans Must be Grown

Chinese Government: More Soybeans Must be Grown

In April the order came down from above. The Chinese government told farmers across the country’s breadbasket region in the northeast that they had to grow more soybeans calling the order a political priority. However, in some areas... 
Solar Company Sued Second Time for Alleged Racist Clubhouse

Solar Company Sued Second Time for Alleged Racist Clubhouse

A solar company was sued for the second time for alleged racial harassment at its warehouse in California. A Caucasian male, Jason Flick, who worked at the Natomas warehouse, has joined Teshawn Solomon in making claims of racial harassment... 
Foxconn: Investigating Work Conditions at Factory in China

Foxconn: Investigating Work Conditions at Factory in China

Foxconn the Taiwan-based contract manufacturer announced on Sunday that it was investigating one of its plants in China where devices are made for Amazon.com, after a watchdog group in the U.S. criticized what it called harsh labor... 
Vegas Golden Knights Loss Saves Las Vegas Sportsbooks

Vegas Golden Knights Loss Saves Las Vegas Sportsbooks

On Thursday night, the Washington Capitals defeated the Vegas Golden Knights to win the Stanley Cup ending the inaugural season for the franchise. With the loss by the Golden Knights that brought an end to their Cinderella season,... 
Jack Daniels Maker Worried About Trade War Impact

Jack Daniels Maker Worried About Trade War Impact

Jack Daniels maker Brown-Forman says that tariffs are beginning to make it hard for the company to plan for its future. The company posted strong revenue as well as growth for its full fiscal year through April and is expecting to... 
Fuego Volcano Eruption Kills Dozens in Guatemala

Fuego Volcano Eruption Kills Dozens in Guatemala

On Sunday, Fuego volcano erupted in Guatemala killing dozens and leaving nearby resident covered in ash while they fled the billowing plumes. The Sunday eruption shot up thick clouds of gray smoke almost six miles into the air, while... 
Vermont Willing to Pay $10,000 for People to Move There

Vermont Willing to Pay $10,000 for People to Move There

Vermont is calling remote workers with a deal for them. The state just passed a new law that that pays workers to move there to work remotely. On Wednesday, the new legislation was signed into law by Governor Phil Scott. Eligible workers... 
DOJ Approves Merger of Bayer-Monsanto

DOJ Approves Merger of Bayer-Monsanto

Department of Justice antitrust regulators granted agribusiness behemoths Bayer and Monsanto the right to merge after both companies agreed to a spinoff of $9 billion in assets, which is the largest such liquidation of corporate assets... 
Gas Prices Surge for Memorial Day Weekend

Gas Prices Surge for Memorial Day Weekend

Prices of gas have soared in the U.S. with some areas hit worse than others. The sharpest spikes in price have been in the Midwest. Over the last month, the average price for a gallon of gas in the state of Michigan has increased 32... 
Chargers Lose Hunter Henry for Season Due to ACL Tear

Chargers Lose Hunter Henry for Season Due to ACL Tear

The offense of the Los Angeles Chargers suffered a huge blow on Tuesday when Hunter Henry their tight end tore the ACL in his right knee during the team’s first day of organized training activities or OTAs. On Wednesday, Henry will... 
Former Uber Software Engineer Accuses Company of Degrading Conduct

Former Uber Software Engineer Accuses Company of Degrading Conduct

A former software engineer at Uber has filed a lawsuit in a California Superior Court accusing the ride-hailing company of retaliating against her because she reported sexual discrimination and harassment. The complaint was filed by... 
Cisco Posts Earnings That Beat But Stock Drops

Cisco Posts Earnings That Beat But Stock Drops

Cisco shares fell by over 4% in trading afterhours on Wednesday after reporting better than had been expected earnings for the fiscal third quarter that ended April 28. Cisco earnings reached 66 cents a share excluding special items... 
Gap Makes Apology to China for Shirt That Omitted Taiwan

Gap Makes Apology to China for Shirt That Omitted Taiwan

Gap made an apology for one of its shirts featuring a map of China that upset China’s internet users. One user on Weibo posted photos of a Gap t-shirt saying it was in a Canada Gap store and that the map design did not include Taiwan... 
President Trump Urging Automakers to Make Cars in U.S.

President Trump Urging Automakers to Make Cars in U.S.

On Friday, President Donald Trump pressured automakers in the U.S. to build more of their vehicles in the United States and launched another new attack on the North American Free Trade Agreement, which has been beneficial to automakers.... 
New York Yankees Have Another New Star in Gleyber Torres

New York Yankees Have Another New Star in Gleyber Torres

Neil Walker lost his starting second base job to Gleyber Torres but when asked his opinion of the 21-year old top prospect of the Yankees he was full of praise. Walker said that Torres’ poise was very rare after he and Yankees fans... 
Kraft Heinz Sees Profit Boost Thanks to Price and Tax Change

Kraft Heinz Sees Profit Boost Thanks to Price and Tax Change

Kraft Heinz Co. posted quarterly profit that beat Wall Street expectations as the maker of Tater Tots benefits from changes in the U.S. tax law and raised its prices to counter an increase in costs, sending its shares on Wednesday... 
Asda and Sainsbury’s Agree to Merger Deal in UK

Asda and Sainsbury’s Agree to Merger Deal in UK

Food retail in the UK is set to for a huge shake up as Walmart-owned Asda and J Sainsbury are planning to merge, which creates a new behemoth in the supermarket industry. The Asda and J Sainsbury deal is estimated to be worth £15... 
Antonio Callaway Agent Says Receiver Tested Positive for Marijuana

Antonio Callaway Agent Says Receiver Tested Positive for Marijuana

Antonio Callaway is considered by some evaluators of NFL personnel as talented as any other wide receiver in the NFL draft that starts on Thursday. However, the former Florida Gators wide receiver tested positive at the NFL combine... 
Report: Tencent Music Inching Toward IPO

Report: Tencent Music Inching Toward IPO

Tencent Music is the music distribution division of the social media behemoth Tencent, which is based in China, and could have an initial public offering late in 2018. Over the weekend, a report was published that said Tencent is expected... 
Sky Posts Strong Quarter Prior to Takeover Battle Heating Up

Sky Posts Strong Quarter Prior to Takeover Battle Heating Up

Pay-TV group Sky, which is at the center of a takeover battle pitting Fox, Comcast and Disney against one another, reported a strong fiscal third quarter Thursday, underlining its appeal to rival entertainment groups in the U.S. wanting... 
Ola Wants One Million Electric Vehicles in India

Ola Wants One Million Electric Vehicles in India

The largest ride-hailing business in India has very ambitious plans of putting one million electric vehicles on the polluted streets of the country. Ola, the biggest rival to Uber in India, announced on Monday that its first step would... 
MSC Cruise Ship Smashes into Dock in Honduras

MSC Cruise Ship Smashes into Dock in Honduras

An investigation is being carried out by MSC Cruises as to why one of its large cruise ships deviated from course and tore apart a dock it hit on Tuesday of this week in Honduras. MSC Armonia, which is currently on a weeks-long cruise... 
Syria: Military Base Strike Was By Israeli Warplanes

Syria: Military Base Strike Was By Israeli Warplanes

A missile strike on a central Syria air base was the work of Israeli warplanes in the early morning hours of Monday and caused many casualties according to the Russian and Syrian governments, amidst concerns over renewed regional confrontations. Officials... 
Ups and Downs Warned About by CEO at Spotify Prior to IPO

Ups and Downs Warned About by CEO at Spotify Prior to IPO

Spotify the leader in streaming music appears to be readying itself for a potential bumpy ride on the stock market on its first trading day Tuesday, following a sell-off on Monday of tech stocks by Wall Street. In a letter released... 
Experts in Public Health Say Drink Coffee

Experts in Public Health Say Drink Coffee

A court ruling earlier this week in California said that a warning label for cancer should be required for coffee has left many in the scientific community quite puzzled. There is much research that shows coffee does not cause cancer,... 
Sources: Nissan and Renault Talking Merger

Sources: Nissan and Renault Talking Merger

Renault SA and Nissan Motor are holding talks to merge and create a new entity that trades one stock, said sources close to the matter. A new deal would end an existing alliance between the two automakers and make them into one, said... 
New England Patriots Player Duron Harmon Turned Away by Costa Rica

New England Patriots Player Duron Harmon Turned Away by Costa Rica

Duron Harmon, who plays safety for the New England Patriots, was not allowed to enter Costa Rica because he attempted to bring marijuana into the Central American country, said law enforcement officials in the country. Police at the... 
Nissan Slowing Output Following Drop in Demand in U.S.

Nissan Slowing Output Following Drop in Demand in U.S.

Nissan Motor Co. will slow production at several of its assembly plants in order to maintain the supply of vehicles on the dealers’ lots across the U.S. in check as weaker demand caught the carmaker off guard and bloated its supply. The... 
Billionaires Begin Seeing Openings to Enter German Soccer

Billionaires Begin Seeing Openings to Enter German Soccer

A little known rule that has stopped big money from German soccer is losing its support, while club owners are finding ways to get around it. Over the last few years billionaires have invested large sums of money into international... 
Adidas Releases Lower Forecast for Growth in Sales and Profit

Adidas Releases Lower Forecast for Growth in Sales and Profit

Sportswear maker Adidas has released its forecast for growth in sales and profit for 2018, but the numbers are less than those of 2017, as the Germany-based company posted sales for its fourth quarter that fell short of forecasts by...