• Man wins 4 lottery prizes – including for $5M and $1M – within months

    LOS ANGELES – A lucky lottery player from Southern California has won more than $6 million in prizes in the past six months, including one worth a staggering $5 million, state lottery officials announced Friday. Antulio Mazariegos recently walked into the California Lottery’s Van Nuys District Office with the...
  • Hedge fund billionaire David Tepper’s latest investing move: the NFL’s Carolina Panthers

    Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates Ted Ginn Jr. #19 touchdown in the first quarter against the Arizona Cardinals during the NFC Championship Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 24, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Hedge fund manager David Tepper’s reportedly record-breaking bid for the...
  • U.S. Won’t Impose Tariffs on China After Trade Talks, Mnuchin Says

    The Trump administration won’t impose tariffs on Chinese products for now, after the two nations made progress on trade issues during two days of talks, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said. “We’re putting the trade war on hold. So right now, we have agreed to put the tariffs on hold...
  • Recommended Reading: The fate of Facebook’s free internet project

    What happened to Facebook’s grand plan to wire the world? Jessi Hempel, Wired For years, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg touted the company’s Internet.org initiative that sought to bring connectivity to everyone in the world. It was presented an ambitious humanitarian effort, but things didn’t go according to plan. Wired...
  • City councilman: ‘Runners’ used to pedal synthetic weed on streets

    Store owners who pedal synthetic marijuana in Brooklyn use “runners” to make drug transactions on sidewalks to avoid selling the poison out of their shops, a city pol said Sunday. “What we do know is that some of the shop owners are using what’s called runners,” Councilman Robert Cornegy...
  • U.S. Puts Chinese Tariffs On Hold As Trade Deal Nears

    The Trump Administration has reached a breakthrough framework agreement with China on trade issues, putting tariffs for Chinese goods on hold while officials work out the details, Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday. Speaking on Fox News Sunday, Mnuchin said the deal involved “a very big increase” in Chinese...
  • PayPal Steals Page Out Of Old Playbook With iZettle Acquisition

    When PayPal launched in 1999, online card payments were still a challenge for many merchants. PayPal’s great breakthrough was determining how individuals and businesses could more easily accept money over the web. PayPal’s founders determined early on that it could make a decent profit in this low-margin business of...
  • FDA approves drug aimed at preventing migraines

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug aimed at preventing migraine headaches. The drug, Aimovig, is taken by patients once a month through self-injection. The drug blocks a key molecule involved in sparking migraine attacks. The FDA said after studying the effectiveness of Aimovig in...
  • U.S., China launch trade talks to avert tariff war, economic damage

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and China launch a second round of trade talks on Thursday to try to avert a damaging tariff war, with the Trump administration demanding a $200 billion cut in China’s U.S. trade surplus and greater protections for intellectual property. U.S. President Donald Trump...