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Goldman Sachs lays off dozens of traders

A dreaded bloodbath at Goldman Sachs under the bank’s new boss has finally begun. The Wall Street powerhouse — whose new chief executive, David Solomon, took the reins from Lloyd Blankfein last October — laid off 65 employees in its New York office at the end of February, according to notice filed Thursday with the Read More…

Murdoch’s News Corp calls for Google breakup

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has called for Google to be broken up in Australia, the latest salvo in a battle between the corporate media giants. In a petition to Australian regulators, News Corp’s local subsidiary complained that “Google enjoys overwhelming market power in both online search and ad tech services.” Going a step further, the Read More…

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Death toll from Indonesia floods, mudslides rises to 89

JAYAPURA, Indonesia – The death toll from flash floods and mudslides triggered by torrential downpours in eastern Indonesia has risen to 89, with dozens of others missing. National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho says the worst-hit area from the flooding was Sentani subdistrict, where tons of mud, rocks and trees from a landslide Read More…

George Conway was turned down from job, jealous of wife, Trump campaign manager says

President Trump’s 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale took a swipe at George Conway on Twitter Monday, accusing the Republican lawyer and frequent Trump critic of being “jealous” of his wife’s success. “We all know that @realDonaldTrump turned down Mr. Kellyanne Conway for a job he desperately wanted,” Parscale tweeted. “He barely worked @TheJusticeDept and was Read More…

White cop's shooting of black teen heads to trial

Former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld, charged with homicide in the shooting death of Antwon Rose II, walks to the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, March 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) PITTSBURGH – A white Pennsylvania police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager last year goes on trial starting Read More…

Nunes says $250M lawsuit against Twitter is ‘the first of many,’ accuses company of ‘gaslighting’

California GOP Rep. Devin Nunes, who has opened a $250 million lawsuit against Twitter alleging that the social media company negligently failed to remove defamatory and malicious tweets against him and his family, told Fox News on Monday that the lawsuit will be “the first of many.” Appearing on Fox News’ “Hannity,” Nunes said he Read More…

National Enquirer paid brother of Jeff Bezos' girlfriend $200,000 for text messages: WSJ

Lauren Sanchez and Jeff Bezos (Getty) The National Enquirer paid the brother of Jeff Bezos’ mistress $200,000 for the private text messages between the two lovers that were published in January, according to a Wall Street Journal report Monday night. Michael Sanchez, the brother of Bezos’ girlfriend Lauren Sanchez, reportedly provided the intimate communications to Read More…

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Louisiana AG: Facebook, Google have 'become too big'

BATON ROUGE, La (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) – Louisiana’s chief legal officer suggests that ballooning internet companies like Facebook and Google could see more state-level challenges and lawsuits across the country. Attorney General Jeff Landry said federal regulators have been slow to act on Silicon Valley’s growing size and data collection practices. Numerous tech giants Read More…

One More Dry Day

WBKO 13 News First Alert Forecast*Now on your Amazon Alexa device!*Prepared by Shane HolindeMonday, March 18, 2019 Our week is off to a sunny but rather cool start. We’ll follow up a frosty Tuesday morning with more cool readings under mostly sunny skies. Our next chance of rain shows up just as the calendar rolls Read More…

Reporting on Russia collusion claims shows why Americans have lost trust in media, Joe Concha says

With Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election expected soon, Tucker Carlson on Monday night discussed the media’s role in spreading the narrative that then-candidate Donald Trump colluded with Russia to take the White House. “The [Christopher Steele] dossier and the special counsel has already accomplished their goal in the mind of Read More…

Elizabeth Warren insists her career wasn't advanced because of Native American heritage claim

2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren insisted Monday that her disputed claims of Native American heritage, for which she later apologized, had no role in the advancement of her career. During a CNN town hall in Jackson, Miss., the Massachusetts Democrat was asked by U.S. Army Reserve Officer Brennan Breeland how she responded to critics who said her Read More…

Beto O'Rourke seemingly endorses third-trimester abortions: 'That should be a decision the woman makes'

White House hopeful Beto O’Rourke seemingly endorsed the practice of third-trimester abortions at a campaign event in Ohio on Monday, less than a month after Senate Democrats blocked a bill that would have required doctors to provide medical care to newborns amid a swirling infanticide controversy in Virginia. The third trimester extends from the 28th Read More…

Guaido supporters in Venezuela 'took control' of diplomatic buildings, US says

Juan Guaido’s ambassador to the U.S., Carlos Vecchio, raising a Venezuelan flag outside a building belonging to Venezuela’s defense ministry Monday in Washington, D.C. (Carlos Vecchio/Twitter) Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido have taken control of three diplomatic buildings in the United States, the State Department said Monday night. Spokesman Robert Palladino told reporters that Read More…