Exclusive: Cognac House D’Ussé to Release a Limited Edition Barrel in Honor of Jay-Z’s 50th Birthday

Jay-Z is turning 50, and to celebrate, he’s toasting the milestone with a $ 5,000 bottle of cognac. The billionaire rapper, entrepreneur, and co-owner of D’Ussé cognac is today—on his actual birthday—unveiling a new pricey brandy to mark his personal … Read more…

European markets edge higher as investors await economic data; Orange shares slip 4%

European stocks were slightly higher Wednesday morning, as investors awaited economic data and monitored the prospect of a longer, broader trade war. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

12.2.19 Clark tells his Black Friday experience; Personal loans for presents!?; Tenant screening goes futuristic

Stores were not crowded on Black Friday this year. Clark visited Costco, Target, Walmart, Microcenter, Ollie’s & Five Below just to get a feel for retail that day. There were no real crowds. Patterns have changed. Around 23% of holiday … Read more…

Prescription opioids destroyed families. Now, victims worry addiction stigma may keep them from getting justice.

Even as government lawsuits have spurred the potential for sweeping settlements, the continuing stigma of addiction and criminal activity remains a barrier to awards for people who suffered the most, according to alleged victims, plaintiff lawyers and legal specialists. Business … Read more…

President Trump’s approval rating among business owners hits all-time high: Survey

President Trump's approval rating among small business owners hits an all-time high, according to the Q4 2019 CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey, as increased optimism about a U.S.-China trade deal buoys Main Street confidence. Small Business BEST DEAL UPDATE: A way … Read more…

How to defend your smart home devices from hackers after Black Friday buys: Cyber strategist

Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday smart devices are headed into millions of homes. It's time to learn about the vulnerabilities you may be letting in if you irresponsibly implement gadgets, putting your personal privacy and safety at risk. Commentary … Read more…

Democrats set December 6 deadline for White House to say if it will participate in impeachment proceedings

The House Judiciary Committee is setting a deadline of December 6 for President Donald Trump to decide whether his attorneys will participate in the committee’s impeachment proceedings against him. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

US weekly jobless claims fall, though numbers show some softening in the labor market

The underlying trend suggested some softening in labor market conditions. Economy ECONOMY NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: … Read more…

Federal judge says former White House counsel Don McGahn must speak to House: ‘Presidents are not kings’

A federal judge said Monday that former White House counsel Don McGahn must comply with a House subpoena. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Microsoft Proved a Four-Day Workweek Improved Productivity in Japan. Can Its Results Translate to the U.S.?

The quandary goes back decades: how to help employees find a better work-life balance, while also making sure that everything that needs doing at your company gets done. Recent news out of Microsoft Japan had some people wondering if the … Read more…

Navy secretary ‘fired’ for proposing ‘secret agreement’ with White House in SEAL case, senior defense official says

Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Sunday asked for Navy Secretary Richard Spencer’s resignation, saying he has lost “trust and confidence in him regarding his lack of candor,” according to a statement from Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman. CNN.com – RSS Channel … Read more…

Prince Andrew booted from Buckingham Palace over Jeffrey Epstein scandal, report says

Prince Andrew has been ordered to move his private office out of Britain's Buckingham Palace, amid continuing fallout over his former friendship with the deceased sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to … Read more…

11.21.19 T-Mobile home internet adds competition; Juice jacking invades public charging ports; Five Below raises prices

Home internet has been way too expensive without much competition. Monopoly cable companies have cornered the market in most of the country. Clark predicts this is the last year we’ll be suffering that lack of competition. In 2020 & 2021, … Read more…

Former Obama aide urges Republicans to ‘do some soul-searching’ over Trump impeachment inquiry

A long-time aide to former President Barack Obama has urged Republicans in the Senate to "remember their oath of office." Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Apple Argues to Congress It Isn’t Anti-Competitive. Antitrust Experts, However, Aren’t So Certain

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee had questions for Apple. Lots of questions—about Apple’s corporate policies on everything from iPhone to the company’s practice of locking users into its software, making it difficult for alternative services to compete. In … Read more…

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Japan’s Sony in talks to buy stake in India’s Network18 Media – Bloomberg

Japan’s Sony Corp is in talks to acquire a stake in Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s TV business, Network18 Media & Investments Ltd, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. Ambani’s Reliance Industries Ltd, through various subsidiaries, owns a controlling stake in Network18, which … Read more…

US diplomat in Kiev said he’s ‘never seen anything’ like Trump-Sondland call in restaurant

House impeachment investigators on Monday released the transcripts of senior State Department official David Hale and David Holmes, the US diplomat in Ukraine who overheard President Donald Trump’s phone conversation with US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland. CNN.com … Read more…