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Social Media Companies Defend Filtering Practices Before Congress

WASHINGTON – Facebook Inc (FB.O), Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) and Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) told a U.S. House panel on Tuesday that the social media companies are not...

Kurt Cobains Daughter Says Time For Us To Get Over Mental Health Taboo

DUBLIN – Kurt Cobain’s daughter said on Tuesday the United States should overcome its taboo about mental health and addiction almost a quarter of century...

Prince Harry And Meghan Visit Nelson Mandela Tribute In London

LONDON – Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan visited an exhibition marking 100 years since the birth of former South African President Nelson Mandela on Tuesday....

European Rights Court Condemns Russia Over Pussy Riot Ruling

PARIS – The European Court of Human Rights condemned Russia on Tuesday for its treatment of 2012 protests by the Pussy Riot punk band in a Moscow cathedral, saying...

Boxer Mayweather George Clooney Lead Worlds Highest Paid Entertainers

LOS ANGELES – American boxer Floyd Mayweather was named the world’s highest-paid entertainer on Monday on a list that saw actor George Clooney take the No. 2...

Netflix Shares Tank After Big Miss On Subscriber Growth

– Netflix Inc’s subscriber growth fell short of Wall Street expectations on Monday, sending shares of the normally high-flying stock down 14 percent on fears...

Warren Buffett Donates 34 Billion To Gates And Family Charities

– Warren Buffett has donated roughly $3.4 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) stock to five charities, the billionaire’s largest contribution in his...

Netflix Shares Tank After Subscriber Numbers Miss Targets

– Netflix Inc’s subscriber growth and forecast fell short of Wall Street expectations, sending shares of the normally high-flying stock crashing 14 percent...

French Fans Give Hero Welcome To Les Bleus World Cup Champions

PARIS – Hundreds of thousands of ecstatic French fans celebrated the return of their World Cup winning football team on Monday, jumping and chanting “We Are...

Fcc Chief Says He Has Serious Concerns About Sinclair-tribune Deal

WASHINGTON – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said on Monday he has “serious concerns” about Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc’s...