The Huge Problem With Fox News’ Apology For Confusing Aretha Franklin And Patti LaBelle

The network used an image of LaBelle during a segment meant to honor Franklin. Their apology makes no sense. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

A Tesla whistleblower says the electric car maker’s security team is staffed with former members of a notorious group from Uber that allegedly spied on rivals (TSLA)

Some former members of a notorious security team at Uber are now allegedly employed by Tesla. They include Nick Gicinto, who reportedly is the new head of security at Tesla. At Uber, Gicinto allegedly led a team of former CIA case officers who hacked into […]

White House touts economic boom, but most economists see a blip

The White House says the American economy is in the midst of a boom, but most experts see the current trend as a blip. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

No Handshakes, No Helmets in DRC City Preparing for Ebola

A mobile blood-testing lab. Hand-washing stations on street corners. Motorcycle taxi drivers forbidden from sharing spare helmets. If Ebola is coming, the city of Goma in eastern Congo wants to be ready. An outbreak suspected of killing 43 people is spreading across the lush farmlands […]

Trump Tower vs. the White House: Inside the president’s 2 offices, from Shaq’s sneaker to Ronald Reagan’s old rug

Donald Trump‘s old Trump Tower office is a far cry from the Oval Office he now occupies. Most of Trump’s decor didn’t make the trip to D.C. with him. Business Insider looked into the differences between Trump’s two signature workspaces. Trump Tower and the Oval […]

Google Confirms It Tracks Locations Even After Users Turn Off Location History

Google has changed a help page that erroneously described how its “Location History” setting works. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Jerry Falwell Jr. Insults Founding Fathers To Defend Trump’s Jerky Behavior

The Liberty University president’s comments about Donald Trump didn’t go over too well on Twitter. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Chestnuts were once such a huge part of life in America’s Appalachia region, they were used as a form of currency

Chestnuts were once an important part of Appalachian history. The chestnut tree dominated the Appalachian region — one Virginia county alone exported 160,000 pounds of chestnuts in 1910. They were such a big part of life in the Appalachia, they were used as currency. According […]

AMC boasts more than 260,000 members for its movie-ticket subscription service, as MoviePass shakes up its plan (AMC)

AMC Theatres announced on Thursday that it now has 260,000 members in its AMC Stubs A-List movie-ticket subscription service. That makes up 4% of the chain’s US attendance. As MoviePass tries desperately to scale back so only the “occasional moviegoer” will be attracted to the […]

Tesla files lawsuit against Ontario government over vehicle rebates

The Canadian arm of Tesla, Inc., is taking the Ontario government to court, claiming it has been treated unfairly in the cancellation of a program providing rebates to residents who bought electric vehicles. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

Meliá Hotels International has made MeliáRewards its single unique loyalty programme for both consumers and industry professionals, unifying both the value proposal and experience offered to all members. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

Housing market shifts to buyer’s market

CNBC’s Diana Olick reports on homebuyers gaining negotiating power as more listings see price cuts. read more >>> Source:: CNBC.Com

11 Back-To-School Sales 2018 You Don’t Want To Miss

Back-to-school sales worth your time and money. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Holy Chris Harrison, ‘Bachelor In Paradise’ Villain Chris Randone Wrote A Blog About The Female Orgasm

If you want sex advice from the Goose, we suggest you take a gander. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

How To Prepare Your Kid For Kindergarten, From 7 Parents Who’ve Been There

Kindergarten is a big step. Here’s how to deal. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Catherine Higgins Whiteside Named Vice President of Marketing Americas for Radisson Hotel Group

Prior to joining Radisson Hotel Group, Higgins Whiteside served as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at Anchor Bank. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

US Hotel Occupancy Up 2.0 Percent to 75.2 Percent – Week Ending August 11th – 2018

Average daily rate increases 3.0 Percent to US$132.02 read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

The makers of ‘Grand Theft Auto’ have a huge new game coming this October, and it looks outrageous

A massive new open-world game from the folks behind “Grand Theft Auto” is on the horizon It’s named “Red Dead Redemption 2,” and it’s an incredible-looking prequel to 2010 blockbuster “Red Dead Redemption.” Unlike the satirical “GTA” games set in modern times, “Red Dead Redemption […]

NYU To Cover Tuition For All Medical Students

Each student will receive an annual scholarship of $55,018 regardless of their financial situation. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Cybersecurity giant Symantec surges 10% after a $6 billion activist buys a stake (SYMC)

Shares of Symantec jumped as much as 10% to $20.50 Thursday after Starboard reported a stake in the cybersecurity giant. Starboard, which manages roughly $6 billion, has taken a 5.8% stake in Symantec and nominated five directors to the board. The stock surge recovers some […]

Best supplements for diabetes – three of the best capsules for high blood sugar symptoms

SUPPLEMENTS could be used to prevent some diabetes type 2 symptoms, which include weight loss, fatigue and passing more urine than normal. Adding these capsules to your daily diet could lower your risk of the high blood sugar condition’s symptoms. read more >>> Source:: The […]

11 innocent-seeming things that have been banned from schools over the years

Backpacks, hooded sweatshirts, and even bottled water have been banned at some schools. Even seemingly innocent things like the dictionary and the game of tag have been banned. It’s not always a security measure — sometimes, it’s about protecting students’ feelings or making it harder […]

Trump calls for federal lawsuit against opioid manufacturers

U.S. President Donald Trump is asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to file a federal lawsuit against certain companies that supply and manufacture opioids. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

mycloud Hospitality Platform Working With Airbnb to Give Lodging Owners Greater Exposure to Vacation Rentals Market

mycloud has just announced that it is available to integrate with Airbnb. The move will give short-term lodging owners greater exposure to the massive vacation rentals market. Hosts using the mycloud channel manager will be able to easily list and manage their inventory on Airbnb […]

Walmart’s surge just added $12 billion to the Walton family’s wealth (WMT)

The Walton family still controls about 48% of Walmart, meaning their exorbitant wealth is innately tied to the company’s stock price. Walmart’s earnings surge on Tuesday netted Sam Walton’s heirs a cool $11.6 billion. Follow Walmart stock price in real-time here. Walmart skyrocketed more than […]

Australia Fare: Northern Rivers Is a Breezy, Ex-Hippie Wonderland for Australian Chefs

The appealing landscape and beaches have attracted young, talented restaurateurs and the ‘boho-chic’ set. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

MoviePass investors tell horror stories of watching their stakes drop over 99%, with some losing more than $100,000

Many investors in the parent company of MoviePass, Helios and Matheson Analytics, have seen their stakes dwindle over 99% in recent months, with some losing over $100,000. To fund massive MoviePass losses, Helios has flooded the market with new shares, diluting previous shareholders and sending […]

Aretha Franklin Subbed For Luciano Pavarotti At The Grammys And Killed It

The Queen of Soul stepped in for the King of Opera at the last minute in 1998 and gave a legendary performance. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Montana judge orders environmental review of altered Keystone XL pipeline route

A federal judge in Montana has ordered an environmental assessment for the altered route of TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

Teachers Donate Their Sick Days To Colleague Battling Colon Cancer

After just four days, Goodman received enough sick days from employees in his school district to cover him for one semester. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

‘A blow for everyone who loves real music’: tributes pour in for Aretha Franklin

American songstress Aretha Franklin has died aged 76. Celebrities the world over are paying their respect to the “Queen of Soul”. read more >>> Source:: EuroNews.Com

Tim Hortons says leaky lids on coffee cups to be phased out

Tim Hortons says it is working to introduce new lids to its coffee cups, which have been the subject of consumer complaints for their 20 years of existence. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

What you need to know on Wall Street today

Welcome to Finance Insider, Business Insider’s summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours. Sign up here to get the best of Business Insider delivered direct to your inbox. The legendary investor who predicted the past 2 bubbles breaks down how the 9-year […]

Listen And Watch ‘The Queen Of Soul’ Aretha Franklin’s Best Performances

From her emotional rendition of “Precious Lord” at her father’s funeral to her appearance at Barack Obama’s inauguration. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Lena Dunham marks nine months since hysterectomy

It has been nine months since the actress had a total hysterectomy to remove her womb. read more >>> Source:: BBC

13 of Aretha Franklin’s most inspirational quotes on music, respect, and love

Aretha Franklin died at her home in Detroit on Thursday at the age of 76, her publicist told the Associated Press. The “Queen of Soul” was one of the best-selling female artists in history with 75 million records sold worldwide in her career. These are […]

Florida Schools Ordered By Law To Display ‘In God We Trust’ Signs

The sponsor of the state House bill cited the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as one of the reasons for displaying the words. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

A new study found CEOs at America’s biggest companies raked in $19 million on average last year, while workers’ pay barely budged

A new report from the Economic Policy Institute showed the average CEO compensation at the US’s 350 largest public companies grew to just under $19 million in 2017, up 17.6% from the year before. At the same time, compensation for the average US worker grew […]

The massive popularity of ‘Fortnite’ is inspiring copycat modes from major games — here’s the latest example

The massive success of “Fortnite” and “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” is making major waves in the video game industry. Earlier this year, Activision announced that this year’s “Call of Duty” would have a Battle Royale mode. Then, in June, EA announced that this year’s “Battlefield V” also […]

B.C. wildfire emergency prompts re-booking options from Air Canada, WestJet

WestJet and Air Canada are offering more flexible flight options for passengers booked to fly in or out of some cities in British Columbia, where hundreds of wildfires have sparked a state of emergency. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

17 teachers share what they wish they knew before they started teaching

Teachers, like anyone else, know that hindsight is 20/20. Business Insider asked teachers for the one thing they wish they knew before becoming a teacher, and more than 50 replied. Some of the most interesting responses are included below. There are quite a few steps […]

Madonna At 60: A Look Back At The Queen Of Pop’s Most Legendary Moments

The Material Girl has put her stamp on music, film, style and more throughout her prolific career. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Storm Forecast to Become Hurricane Far Out in East Pacific

Tropical Storm Lane is pushing westward across the Pacific while Subtropical Storm Ernesto heads across the Atlantic in the general direction of Ireland and the United Kingdom. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said early Thursday that Lane had winds of 50 mph (85 kph) and […]

If rupee slump persists, it can hurt PM Modi

BJP considers urban middle-class a key voting bloc, the segment most affected by rupee’s fall. read more >>> Source:: EconomicTimes.IndiaTimes.Com

Beer giants like Heineken and Constellation Brands are duking it out in the billion-dollar market for marijuana-infused drinks

Big beer companies are looking to develop marijuana-infused beverages as a way to revitalize their businesses. Constellation Brands, the third-largest beer company in the US, this week invested $4 billion in Canopy Growth, a Canadian marijuana cultivator, to develop marijuana-infused beverages and other products. And […]

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