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  • London’s floating church for bankers: sinking market is ‘Gospel opportunity’

    A church ministering to bankers and insurance brokers in central London says current volatility in the global financial markets presents a fresh opportunity to talk to them about Jesus. St Peter’s Barge, a congregation which meets on a boat in the Canary Wharf financial district, says the uncertainty could...
  • ‘Freedom Fighter Bandit’ arrested in bank robberies ‘for the movement’

    She’s accused of robbing several banks and credit unions across metro Atlanta, beginning in October.   The woman accused of robbing several banks and credit unions “for the movement” and “for the streets” has been arrested. The FBI calls her the “Freedom Fighter Bandit” but her real name is...
  • Backpage Pimp Sentenced To 30 Years Federal Prison: Police

    Authorities say a notorious Milwaukee pimp with operations that spread over several midwestern states has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for sex trafficking. On December 20, Jaboree Williams, 31, Milwaukee, was sentenced in federal court to 30 years in federal prison on 18 counts of sex trafficking....
  • Google parent Alphabet reports earnings miss, shares fall

    SAN FRANCISCO — Alphabet shares slid after the Google parent company’s fourth-quarter earnings missed Wall Street estimates, prompting concern about growing expenses. Analysts expected Alphabet (GOOGL, GOOG) to report earnings per share of $9.98, up from $7.56 a year ago. Instead, excluding a one-time $9.9 billion charge from the new tax law, it reported...
  • Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown reports to prison, faces ‘rough road’

    Four days after the June 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, then-U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown descended the stairs of Air Force One in Orlando alongside President Barack Obama. A month later, Brown, whose district reached into Orlando before it was redrawn last year, cast her vote as a superdelegate...
  • Vast majority of new wealth last year went to top 1%

    A new billionaire is created every other day. The three richest Americans have the same amount of wealth as the poorest half of the U.S. population. And 82% of the global wealth generated last year went to just 1% of the world’s population. These are among the findings of...
  • These Are All the Sam’s Club Locations That Are Closing

    After announcing a host of new benefits for employees including a bump in pay, Walmart shared plans to close 63 of its Sam’s Club locations across the country. Each Sam’s Club location employs roughly 175 people, meaning the move could make as many as 11,000 people unemployed. Some of...
  • List of companies that paid bonuses or boosted pay since tax bill passed

    A growing number of companies benefiting from tax cuts are showing their employees the money. One-time cash bonuses are the most popular way companies are sharing the windfall they expect from paying less in taxes. Many employers are boosting hourly pay. And a small number say they will increase...
  • Jeff Bezos Surpasses Bill Gates As Richest Person Of All Time

    The Amazon CEO is packing some serious coin. According to a report published by Bloomberg’s billionaire index, Jeff Bezos has assumed the title of world’s richest person, having amassed a net worth of over $105 billion. Forbes, another media conglomerate who tracks the net worths of the world’s richest,...