The German interior minister is taking drastic action after reports more than 1,000 people were wrongly granted asylum. Horst Seehofer says an investigation is underway and he has prohibited the Bremen center of the Office for Migration and Refugees from deciding whether individual refugees will be admitted to the country.
Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest beer company, has rolled out a new parental leave policy. The new global parental leave policy is setting the standard for its nearly-200,000 full-time employees in 52 countries. Under the new policy, primary caregivers, of any gender, will receive a minimum of 16 weeks fully paid leave, while secondary caregivers will receive a minimum of 2 weeks of fully paid leave. The new policy is inclusive of natural births, adoption, and surrogacy.
Arthur Ream, a convicted murderer and rapist with a sickening history of crimes involving young girls, wants police to apologize for besmirching his name. In a bizarre interview with the Detroit Free Press , the Michigan inmate, who is serving life for the 1986 murder of 13-year-old Cindy Zarzycki, denies murdering...
British Premier League team Manchester United has retained its title of Europe's most valuable football club. According to the business services group KPMG, the red devils are worth an estimated 3.25 billion euros, ahead of Spanish top clubs Real Madrid and Barcelona, and well in front of regional rival Man City, who come in at 2.16bn euros. German club Bayern Munich are worth an estimated 2.55bn euros, putting them fourth in the table. The evaluations are based on the seasons 2015-16 and 2016-17 and take into account profitability, broadcasting rights, popularity, sporting potential and stadium value. Champions League finalists Liverpool, also in the north west of England, came in at eighth place in out of the 32 clubs analysed. Premier League clubs took six of the top 10 places. KPMG said the overall value of the football industry has grown over the past year.
In early May, the unsurprising news arrived that MoviePass was swiftly running out of cash, which led many to believe that the party was almost over. That is to say, the service has been offering an unsustainable (by rational standards) “unlimited” plan (which it recently resurrected) that offers subscribers a movie-a-day in theaters for only $10 per month. And according to the Hollywood Reporter, the service’s parent company has been in stock free fall for weeks with Tuesday seeing a new low.
Comcast confirmed in a statement that it is considering an offer for assets of 21 Century Fox that would top the amount Disney has already agreed to pay. After Fox head Rupert Murdoch decided to sell a large chunk of his media empire, it set off a battle between Comcast and Disney, which are both seeking to have the kind of scale and content creation power that will be needed in the future of the media business.