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Turkey’s Erdogan Calling a Win; Opposition to Challenge

April 16, 2017 |

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is declaring victory in the contentious national referendum that could keep him in power until 2029 with vastly expanded powers, reports the Washington Post . The apparent victory isn’t exactly clear cut, with the opposition not even waiting for the ballot count to finish before declaring…
Newser

Woman Shot Dead Was Told by Cops to ‘Stop Calling 911’

April 3, 2017 |

Body cam video released by police in Sanford, Fla., after a man allegedly went on a shooting spree last week that killed his girlfriend and her 8-year-old son, shows cops scoffing at the woman’s “false accusations” and telling her to “stop calling 911,” WESH reports. In the early morning of…
Newser

London Calling: Ex-Rocker Leads Capital’s Financiers Into Brexit Battle

March 20, 2017 |

As lord mayor—the City of London’s cheerleader-in-chief—in the Brexit era, organ-playing ex-rocker Andrew Parmley pulls out the stops for British financiers to win over investors.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Cops: Dad Gave Shot Daughter 1st Aid Instead of Calling 911

March 14, 2017 |

A Virginia man was arrested after treating his daughter’s gunshot wound with a first aid kit instead of calling 911, police say. Newport News resident Maurice Jones, 30, was jailed Sunday on child abuse and gun charges, the Daily Press reports Police spokesman Brandon Maynard says Jones told police his…
Newser

Ultra Mobile CEO David Glickman finds his calling

February 5, 2017 |

The gig: David Glickman, 51, is co-founder and chief executive of Ultra Mobile, a prepaid mobile carrier that provides low-cost, no-contract SIM cards with a focus on immigrants living in the U.S. The Costa Mesa company leases wireless telephone and data infrastructure from T-Mobile.

The pitch: Glickman…


L.A. Times – Business

Why Donald Trump Is Calling Putin ‘Very Smart’

December 31, 2016 |

After Vladimir Putin said he wouldn’t deport US diplomats after the latest round of US sanctions against Russia, Donald Trump once again praised the Russian president, Mediaite reports. Putin said he would delay any sanctions until after Trump takes office, and the US president-elect tweeted in response, “Great move on…
Newser

Stop calling almond, soy and rice milks ‘milk,’ 25 members of Congress say

December 24, 2016 |

Got milk? Twenty-five members of Congress say if it’s from soybeans, almond or rice, it should not be labeled as milk.

Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) and Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho), leading the bipartisan charge against “fake milk,” signed a letter along with other congressional members, asking the…


L.A. Times – Business

TMZ

Sia & Erik Lang — Calling it Quits

December 7, 2016 |

Sia and Erik Lang are headed for splitsville — they’re breaking up after a short 2 year marriage. The couple tells TMZ that “after much soul searching and consideration we have made the decision to separate as a couple. We are,…

TMZ.com