Kyle Cobb

  • Black police commissioner supports cops after arrest of Black men at Starbucks

    After video surfaced on social media showing Philadelphia police officers arresting two Black men at Starbucks many people were wondering how sitting could lead to arrest. According to social media accounts the two men were waiting in the Starbucks for a friend when a barista called the cops. “What...
  • Tax Cuts Seen Halting Retreat in U.S. Retail Sales

    Tax cuts have given a boost to Americans’ take-home pay this year. The question hanging over the U.S. economy is whether they are putting the extra cash toward savings and debt, or using it to go shopping. Retail-sales data due Monday from the Commerce Department will help provide an...
  • The Evangelical Bishop Who Stopped Believing In Hell, Now On Netflix

    About 15 years ago, Carlton Pearson had what you might call a revelation. It occurred to him that ideas that had informed his entire adult life — about heaven and hell, and what it takes to avoid one and enter the other — were just not true. What was...
  • ‘How much is left?’ Victims, donors question use of funds after Texas church massacre

    Victims of the November 2017 mass shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas have begun to question church leaders about the distribution of donated funds. Residents of the small community about 20 miles east of San Antonio drew strength from one another after 26 people...
  • Kim Jong Un meets high-ranking Chinese diplomat in Pyongyang

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has met with a high-ranking Chinese diplomat in Pyongyang, amid a flurry of diplomacy following Kim’s recent surprise visit to Beijing. Song Tao, who heads the ruling Communist Party’s International Department, led an art troupe to Pyongyang to attend an arts festival, according...
  • Netflix Stock Has a Lot to Prove on Monday

    Netflix Stock Has a Lot to Prove on Monday – The Motley Fool Earnings season is here, and Netflix(NASDAQ:NFLX) is one of the first growth stock bellwethers to report. The world’s leading premium video service reports after the market close on Monday, and expectations are running high. Netflix’s guidance...
  • Wall Street Economists See Global Growth Cresting Not Collapsing

    • Most sticking with forcasts for growth around 4% this year • IMF set to update its global economic outlook on Tuesday The International Monetary Fund conducts its semi-annual health check of the world economy this week with investors fretting global growth is starting to sag after accelerating the...
  • 76ers Joel Embiid Clears Concussion Protocol, Remains out for Game 2

    The 76ers’ Joel Embiid has cleared the NBA’s concussion protocol, but will remain out for Game 2 of the team’s Round 1 playoff series against the Heat, the team announced Sunday. ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne reported that all Embiid had to do to clear concussion protocol was prove he could withstand contact. He wasn’t...
  • 3 church sex abuse survivors to meet with Pope

    (CNN)After apologizing for “grave errors” in the handling of a Chilean sex abuse scandal, Pope Francis will be welcoming three survivors to the Vatican in two weeks, according to survivor Juan Carlos Cruz. Cruz says the Vatican reached out to him last Saturday, inviting the three Chileans to be...