Democratic candidates race across Iowa as new poll gives Biden an edge

Impeachment Trial Coronavirus Outbreak Travel Ban LeBron James honors Kobe Bryant Peanut Allergy Treatment Surgical Gown Recall Locust Outbreak News US World Politics Entertainment Health MoneyWatch Technology Science Crime Sports 8th U.S. case of coronavirus confirmed in Massachusetts Senate rejects witnesses in impeachment trial, paving way for Trump acquittal Washington sees spike in number of…

NBA photographer recalls Kobe Bryant on and off the court

Impeachment Trial Coronavirus Outbreak Travel Ban LeBron James honors Kobe Bryant Peanut Allergy Treatment Surgical Gown Recall Locust Outbreak News US World Politics Entertainment Health MoneyWatch Technology Science Crime Sports 8th U.S. case of coronavirus confirmed in Massachusetts Senate rejects witnesses in impeachment trial, paving way for Trump acquittal Washington sees spike in number of…

Turning Tech-Driven Turbulence into Opportunities for Future Growth – Wall Street Journal

Shrinking company lifespans in the S&P 500 is a useful indicator of marketplace turbulence, driven to a large extent by technology disruptions and business model changes.  In 2000, the top five companies by market value were classic industrial age companies: General Electric Co., ExxonMobil Corp., Pfizer Inc., Citigroup Inc., Cisco Systems Inc. and Walmart Inc. …

State rep wants GPS trackers for domestic violence defendants out on bail

The original version of the bill only mentioned “violent offenders.”February 1, 2020, 7:40 PM3 min read A South Carolina state representative amended a bill that would require alleged domestic violence offenders to wear a GPS monitoring device if the defendant is allowed to be released on bail. The original H. 3708 bill, which was introduced…

PG&E pledges to shake up board in bid to placate California

Pacific Gas and Electric is pledging to overhaul its board of directors in an attempt to avoid a potential takeover attempt by the state of CaliforniaBy MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business WriterFebruary 1, 2020, 7:13 PM4 min readSAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas and Electric is pledging to overhaul its board of directors in an attempt to…

Billionaire Bloomberg proposes tax plan aimed at wealthy

Billionaire Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg is unveiling a tax plan that would target the wealthyBy JOSH BOAK AP Economics WriterFebruary 1, 2020, 5:37 PM3 min readWASHINGTON — Billionaire Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg is unveiling a tax plan that would target the wealthy — increasing rates on capital gains and corporate gains as well…

Apple is temporarily closing its 42 stores in mainland China, one of its largest markets, as a new virus spreads rapidly and the death toll there rose to 259 on SaturdayFebruary 1, 2020, 6:55 PM2 min readSAN FRANCISCO — Apple is temporarily closing its 42 stores in mainland China, one of its largest markets, as…

Hundreds of Lebanese marched through the streets of the capital and the main northern city to reject a new government named to deal with an economic crisis which they say lacks a popular mandateFebruary 1, 2020, 6:35 PM3 min readBEIRUT — Hundreds of Lebanese marched on Saturday through the streets of the capital and the…

Week 2 at Weinstein trial: Four accusers and a chihuahua

NEW YORK — The second week of testimony at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial ended on a bit of a cliffhanger. The woman he’s charged with raping testified Friday, giving an often vivid account of fraught interactions with this once revered Hollywood producer and a much talked-about description of his genitalia. But court adjourned for the…