SoftBank invests $125 million in Alphabet venture to put cellphone antennas in the sky

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A SoftBank Corp business seeking to find a way to fly cellphone antennas high in the atmosphere to provide internet in underserved areas said on Wednesday it was investing $125 million in an Alphabet…

Business News

The 10 countries with the biggest piles of gold

Getty Images/Dario Pignatelli/BloombergThe volume of gold bought by central banks in 2018 rose to its highest level since the end of the Gold Standard nearly a half a century ago.That trend has…

Islamic State claims responsibility for Sri Lanka Easter bombings

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — As the death toll from the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka rose to 321 on Tuesday, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility and released images that purported…

Elon Musk says Tesla will develop an ‘electric leaf blower’

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says his company is planning to develop a new creation — only this time, it won't be rolling on four wheels. It's a leafblower: Musk followed up that…

Political News

Strong Support Here Helped Trump Win Pennsylvania in 2016. 2020 Could Be Different.

ALTOONA, Pa. — President Trump’s road to re-election runs through places like Altoona, with its deep working-class roots,…

Mueller Report Reveals Trump’s Fixation on Using Law Enforcement to Target a Rival

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions had a tenuous hold on his job when President Trump called him…

Andy McKean, Iowa’s Longest-Serving Republican, Switches Parties Because of Trump

Indeed, Jeff Kaufmann, the chairman of the Republican Party of Iowa, criticized Mr. McKean, saying that he had…

Money Talk

Stock Market Retreats Off Record Highs as Facebook Prepares to Report Financial Results

April 24, 2019 3 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The stock market retreated off all-time highs set yesterday…

This Entrepreneur Wants Us to See and Record the World in a Whole New Way

The cofounder and CEO of OPKIX explains the birth of his social-first wearable cameras. April 24, 2019 4 min read In this ongoing series,…

Entertainment News

Bill Laimbeer Says LeBron James is the G.O.A.T. ‘Every Day of the Week’

Bill Laimbeer LeBron's the G.O.A.T. Over Jordan 'Every Day of the Week' 4/24/2019 4:45 PM…

Shawn Oakman Went Broke Fighting Bogus Rape Case, Sold Bowl Game Ring

Shawn Oakman Sold College Bowl Game Ring ... To Fight Bogus Rape Case 4/24/2019 8:22…

Wendy Williams Has Completely Cut Off Estranged Husband Kevin Hunter

Wendy Williams Kevin Hunter's Totally Cut Off ... Process Started Weeks Ago 4/24/2019 1:00 AM…

World News

U.S. sanctions have denied Iran more than $10 billion in oil revenue – U.S. official

FILE PHOTO: Brian Hook, U.S. special representative for Iran, in Washington, U.S., November 29, 2018. REUTERS/Al Drago/File PhotoSINGAPORE (Reuters) -…

U.S.’s Pompeo says ‘every indication’ Islamic State inspired Sri Lanka attacks – CBS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a television interview on Wednesday there was “every indication”…

Picture emerges of well-to-do young bombers behind Sri Lankan carnage

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Details began to emerge in Sri Lanka on Wednesday of a band of nine, well-educated Islamist suicide…

Sports News

Justin “Mr. Game 7” Williams Does It Again, Helps The Hurricanes Knock Out The Capitals

Photo: Patrick Smith (Getty)The Carolina Hurricanes refused to play their part in their opening-round series…

Mallex Smith Just Straight-Up Swatted Austin Hedges’s Fly Ball Over The Wall

Screenshot: MLB.comNot all dingers are created equal. Some rocket out of the park at 118…

Von Miller Avoids Charges For Bloody Shark Photo; Boat Owner Gets Two Counts

Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller won’t face any charges for catching and posing with a…

Technology News

SoftBank invests $125 million in Alphabet venture to put cellphone antennas in the sky

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A SoftBank Corp business seeking to find a way to fly cellphone antennas high in the atmosphere to…

Travel

Universal Studios is opening an adorable new Secret Life of Pets ride

Universal Studios Hollywood is opening a brand new ride sure to be a hit with…

Health

Medically-tailored meal delivery tied to lower health spending

(Reuters Health) - Low-income people with chronic diseases who get free meals delivered that are tailored to their medical needs are less…