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‘Not one drop’ of Poland Spring bottled water is from a spring, lawsuit says

August 22, 2017 |

Poland Spring, the country’s bestselling bottled water, is “a colossal fraud,” according to a class-action lawsuit.

The lawsuit, filed last week in Connecticut, alleges that instead of spring water, parent company Nestle Waters North America has been selling billions of gallons of groundwater to…


L.A. Times – Business

Chevron CEO to Resign as Oil Giant Seeks Change

August 22, 2017 |

Chevron CEO John Watson is planning to step down as the energy giant seeks new leadership for a changing oil world, according to people familiar with the matter.
WSJ.com: US Business

It Seems Trump Now Has a Super Bowl Ring

August 22, 2017 |

During the New England Patriots’ visit to the White House in April, it was reported President Trump received a helmet and jersey—traditional gifts from a championship-winning team. But now CBS Boston reports Trump also received a commemorative Super Bowl ring from his longtime friend, Patriots owner Robert Kraft. The…
Newser

DNA Evidence Saves Man From Execution With Hours to Spare

August 22, 2017 |

With only hours to spare, the execution of a convicted murderer was stayed by the governor of Missouri, CNN reports. According to the Washington Post , 48-year-old Marcellus Williams was convicted in 2001 of the 1998 murder of Felicia Gayle, who was stabbed 43 times in her home. But attorneys for…
Newser

Dow Ends Day Up 196

August 22, 2017 |

Stocks bounced higher on Wall Street, led by gains in big tech companies, health care, and banks, the AP reports. Google parent Alphabet jumped 2%, Vertex Pharmaceuticals rose 4.3%, and Bank of America rose 1.9%. Macy’s rose 4.6%after announcing a restructuring and naming a former eBay executive…
Newser

Virginia Catholic Priest Reveals KKK Past

August 22, 2017 |

A Catholic priest in Virginia has stepped down from his duties, at least temporarily, after publicly revealing his position as a “grand cyclops” in the Ku Klux Klan 40 years ago, the Washington Post reports. Rev. William Aitcheson wrote about his “despicable” role with the KKK in an editorial published…
Newser

CNN

US targets Chinese, Russian firms over N. Korea’s nukes

August 22, 2017 |

The US Treasury Department announced new sanctions Tuesday targeting Chinese and Russian entities that help fund and facilitate North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

TMZ

Meek Mill Is Just Like Drake … at Airballing 3’s

August 22, 2017 |

If you thought Meek Mill and Drake had NOTHING in common, TMZ Sports has hilarious video to prove you totally wrong … Meek airballin’ 3’s just like his former hip-hop rival! You might remember … Drake drew nothing but air warming up with the…

TMZ.com

Stocks rise, putting a shaky few weeks further behind them

August 22, 2017 |

Stocks around the world pushed higher Tuesday, as markets gained strength following a shaky run the last couple of weeks. Shares of technology companies, retailers and metals miners helped lead the way in the United States.

With less nervousness in the market, prices for Treasury bonds, gold and…


L.A. Times – Business