Turkey greeted the New Year in a tragic fashion with at least 35 people were killed and 40 wounded around 1:15 am local time, after gunmen dressed as Santas opened fire on New Year’s revelers at a nightclub
Variously marketed as “all-weather”, “all-season”, or “bulletproof”, the so-called “risk-parity” strategies of some of the world’s largest hedge funds have been anything but ‘stable’ since the election as the combination of leverage and bond losses have crushed the gains from an exuberant equity market.
Saturday, comedienne Lizz Winstead said on MSNBC’s “AM Joy” that she fears “being punished” with perhaps jail time for speaking out on any hypocrisy of Donald Trump during his time as president. “[P]eople better be careful about what they about the president,” Winstead said. “My fear is that we’re going
Happy New Year! As we wrap up another successful year of the statistics blog (now with >50k followers), we would be remiss not to recognize some nice friends who are still feeling disappointed over the outcome of the recent U.S. election. It is worth exploring
If failing at propaganda was a contest, John Kirby would be one of the finalists for first place. Indeed, Kirby’s obvious narcissism and unbridled arrogance when dealing with the usually subservient press is apparent every time he steps up to the podium. However, as the American propaganda
For months we’ve been writing about the staggering rise of violence in Chicago. As the year has worn on, the grim milestones have added up: the deadliest month in 23 years, the deadliest day in 13 years, 4,300 people shot…the list goes on and on. With five days left in
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Two suicide bombers detonated their explosives, killing at least two security officers in the Syrian coastal city of Tartous, Syrian state television reported after midnight on Sunday.
During Saturday’s MSNBC broadcast of “AM Joy,” columnist Bob Franken reacted to President-elect Donald Trump questioning the security of computers in this day and age, suggesting that Trump will eliminate them since he is “taking us back to the 1950s.” “Maybe when [Trump] makes America great again there won’t be
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) – Pennsylvania police on Saturday morning shot to death a suspect wanted for the murder of a rookie trooper who was serving him a protection order, law enforcement authorities said.
Adding to concerns about the civilian toll of the US air war against ISIS targets, the Pentagon yesterday admitted that they carried out an airstrike against the parking lot of a Mosul hospital, conceding that they “may have killed civilians” in the attack.
It is not news that foreign governments – including American “allies” including Britain, Saudi Arabia and Israel– also fund organizations and publications to influence American public opinion— even in election years. Anyone surprised that the Russians do it must have been living in another galaxy the last fifty years.
Today’s a day for considering new hopes, new dreams, and new hallucinations. The New Year is here, after all. Now is the time to turn over a new leaf and start afresh. Naturally, 2017 will be the year you
Saturday, MTV News senior national correspondent Jamil Smith called President-elect Donald Trump “uppity” for taking presidential steps during his lame duck days. “There’s reports now he’s even upset with President Obama taking actual presidential steps in these last few lame duck days. How uppity of him,” Smith said on MSNBC’s “AM
Europeans must have been delighted to discover that one thing is working as well as it has since the start of the Great Recession. Behemoth banks that are failing are still able to pay their Christmas bonuses to their top executives and give
It was a year replete with Asshats, men and women making complete fools of themselves — as mankind tends to do on a continuous basis. But, just like in the book Animal Farm, some fools are more equal than others.
On Friday’s broadcast of “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks argued that especially with Israel and Russia President-Elect Donald Trump is “siding with a foreign leader against the US president.” Brooks said, “What’s sort of remarkable is that, especially in the Israel and the Russia cases, you’ve got a
Children were heard screaming at their father to “stop” in a 911 call made from the a South Carolina state legislator’s house, and the resident was charged with beating and aiming a gun at his wife afterward, according to local media.
Republican Rep. Chris Corley, of Graniteville, known for advocating