Mark Halperin’s Redemption Trip Isn’t Precisely Smooth Cruising

Image: GettyGame Change author Mark Halperin’s post-MeToo redemption tour has gotten off to a rough start. For instance, he reportedly alienated the head of MSNBC after he pitched a fit in a phone conversation about whether he could collaborate with the hosts of Morning Joe. Two years after he was accused by multiple women of…

Market Extra: Yield-curve inversion? Scrap bonds still see smooth cruising for economy

Even as the U.S. Treasury yield curve rings recessionary alarm bells, investors in corporate bonds have largely shrugged their shoulders. Highly indebted firms are seen as a “canary in the coal mine” for a potential recession because their ability to pay down their obligations is sensitive to slowing economic growth. The lack of a protracted…

Italy gets new union as lawyers target ex-minister Salvini

Image copyright AFP Image caption New Interior Minister Luciana Lamorgese (L) is sworn in as PM Giuseppe Conte (R) looks on Italy’s new populist-centre left government has been appointed amid legal moves against the ousted right-wing Interior Minister, Matteo Salvini.Prosecutors launched a libel suit against Mr Salvini on behalf of migrant rescuer Carola Rackete. She…

Inseparable: The Original Siamese Twins

In 1824, a Scottish merchant called Robert Hunter was sailing down the Mekong when he saw what Yunte Huang describes as a ‘two-headed Hydra-like creature’ climbing into a dinghy. On closer inspection, Hunter was astonished to discover ‘not some amphibious reptile’ but two identical young boys connected at the chest by a thick band of…

Agent: Antonio Brown Will “Make It Work” With Approved Helmet

While Antonio Brown is waiting for a ruling on his second grievance against the NFL regarding his helmet, Raider fans are anxiously waiting to see what Brown will do if he loses the appeal. But, for what it’s worth, it sounds like the helmet circus might finally be coming to an end. According to Brown’s…

In new migrant standoff, Italy’s Salvini blocks two NGO boats

* Salvini tells rescue ships to steer clear of Italy* U.N. says two NGO vessels must dock immediately* Standoff comes as Salvini seeks to engineer early electionBy Crispian BalmerROME, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday he was working to prevent two rescue ships operated by French and Spanish charities…

Liquidators of dead shitcoin factory Cryptopia must fix up 900,000 user accounts one-by-one

The liquidator overseeing the slow death of New Zealand-based shitcoin factory Cryptopia has issued its latest update and states progress is “pleasing.” However, it’s not all been plain sailing for liquidators Grant Thornton. It took several months for the liquidator to obtain Cryptopia‘s data from the exchange’s third-party data servers. What’s more, the data appears…

Jeffrey Epstein’s ‘Orgy Island’ is becoming a tourist attraction in the Caribbean — here’s what the curious visitors are able to see

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Iran tanker: US offers captain millions to hand over ship

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Adrian Darya 1 left Gibraltar in August, despite a last-minute US effort to keep it detained The US state department has confirmed it offered millions of dollars to the captain of an Iranian oil tanker which is at the centre of a diplomatic row.Brian Hook, head of the department’s…