The ‘Kavanaugh effect,’ boosts Dems over GOP in 2018 midterm elections

WASHINGTON – Brett Kavanaugh now sits on the Supreme Court, but the contentious battle over his nomination continues to reverberate in the run-up to next month’s midterm elections. A... Read more »

US brands falter in Consumer Reports auto reliability survey

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto companies such as General Motors, Tesla and Ford faltered this year in Consumer Reports’ reliability rankings as readers reported more mechanical trouble with their... Read more »

New BBC1 mini-series “Press” highlights Journalism as a trade of destroying people

A new peak time BBC1 drama series about journalists and journalism? What’s not to like? Well, quite a lot actually, and not just because journalists are not an especially... Read more »

After Canada legalizes pot, industry eyes rest of the world

MONTREAL (AP) — Cam Battley is a top executive at one of Canada’s biggest marijuana companies, but he isn’t sticking around to savor the country’s historic pot legalization. He’s... Read more »

Facebook’s election ‘war room’ takes aim at fake information

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — In an otherwise innocuous part of Facebook’s expansive Silicon Valley campus, a locked door bears a taped-on sign that reads “War Room.” Behind the... Read more »

Probes of Trump taxes carry potential for millions in fines

The allegations were based largely on materials about the U.S.-funded Richard G. Lugar Center for Public Health Research in Tbilisi, Georgia. Kirillov claimed the documents released by former Georgian... Read more »

Fate of Judge Kavanaugh up to three senators

Collins is considered one of a few key swing votes in Kavanaugh's confirmation process. She was among the Republican senators who supported a supplemental FBI investigation into Kavanaugh amid... Read more »

PepsiCo’s CEO, Indra Nooyi to step down after 12 years of service

Nooyi led the beverage and snack giant for 12 years, and has worked there for a total of 24. PepsiCo (PEP, -0.95%) generated a shareholder return of 162% from... Read more »

“It’s a privilege for ‘them’ to come in and attack our piggy bank” – Trump

The premise behind this characteristically rambling statement is that Americans buying things from other countries is bad for America, and is instead a favor to the seller countries. Profits... Read more »

New company grants musicians access to mammoth pools of capital on Wall Street

PurpleThrone looks and feels like Spotify, but is completely different.  They give me the music I love without making me suffer through painful ads or pay some sort of... Read more »