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The US Is the Unhappiest It’s Ever Been

Countries’ happiness scores for the report are determined by six main variables on a three-year average.

Facebook Will Now Block Discriminatory Ads

The company called it a “historic” decision.

George Conway Fires Off 20-Plus Tweets After…

The tiff between President Trump and the spouse of one of his closest advisers took a turn for the worse on Tuesday, and things didn't get any better the next day. The Hill reports that on Wednesday morning, Trump continued his criticism of George Conway, the husband of White House...

Google takes on video game industry

The Cyber Guy Kurt Knutsson on Google's plans for a cloud-based gaming platform, the European Union's fine against Google, reports of a potential Nintendo phone and a California company reporting it is building a flying motorcycle.

Google Fined $1.7 billion By EU

Business Insider reports that Google was fined $1.7 billion by the European Union for its third breach of EU antitrust rules in three years. European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager discussed the fine. She said the latest fine was for "illegal practices in search advertising brokering to cement its dominant market position." Google's EU fines since 2017 now total $9.4 billion.

These Red Flags Could Trigger An Audit on Your…

Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about some red flags that could trigger an audit on your tax return.

What Kellogg's CEO Steve Cahillane Really Thinks…

And whether or not it's OK to eat it for dinner.

In Final Moments, Silence From Lion Air Captain

New insights into the October crash of Lion Air Flight JT610 have arrived via two grabby headlines, shedding further doubts on the Boeing 737 MAX's flight-control system. Reuters cites three people with knowledge of the contents of the cockpit voice recorder , describing the first officer searching for a solution in...

Starbucks CEO on the growth opportunities from…

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson on the company's buybacks, marketing, and the impact of Starbucks' partnership with Nestle.

Bayer Stock Craters As The Company Faces Massive…

A jury has found that a customer developed cancer from using its Roundup weed-killer. Bayer's shares dropped 12%. In August another jury found Bayer's Monsanto unit failed to warn customers of the potential cancer risks of its weed-killers. The decision strikes another blow to the German pharmaceuticals group. Bayer took control of Roundup after it acquired agrochemical company Monsanto last summer. The jury will now decide whether to hold Monsanto liable.

Mark Cuban Says He Would Invest in This If He Was…

What would Mark Cuban do if he had to start all over again? Buzz60's Tony Spitz has the details.

New Zealand PM: We Will Look at the Role Social…

Jacinda Ardern addressed the Mosque attacks in Parliament.

Their Mom Was Murdered. Then the Phone Rang…

One of Tynesha Evans' daughters is calling Tyler Perry an "angel on Earth" after the star stepped up following Evans' murder in Georgia over the weekend. Per an Alpharetta Department of Public Safety post on Facebook , Evans, 45, was gunned down Saturday in a Wells Fargo parking lot; her on-again,...

Starbucks CEO: Want to serve coffee in…

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson on the expanding use of technology in the company's strategy, the company's sustainability push and its approach to capital allocation.

FedEx Falls On 2019 Forecast Cut

According to Reuters.com, "Shares of FedEx Corp fell about 7 percent before the bell on Wednesday after the package delivery company cut its 2019 profit forecast for the second time, blaming slowing global trade growth and continued weakness in its international Express business." J.P. Morgan analyst Brian Ossenbeck stated, “Mix pressures and labor cost inflation are mounting faster than anticipated at Ground... We are increasingly concerned operating margins in percent terms will be pressured even if Ground can lower costs fast enough to grow operating profit in dollars."

Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment…

Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business in a move set to shake up the media landscape

How Did National Enquirer Get Nudes Of Jeff Bezos?

How did the National Enquirer obtain nudes of Amazon chief Jeff Bezos? Gizmodo reports the Enquirer bought the images from Bezos' lover's brother. How much did the Enquirer pay? $200,000. Bezos had sent the intimate pictures to Lauren Sanchez. Her brother, Michael, is a Trump supporter. Gizmodo reports he sold the pictures to Trump friendly media company, AMI.

These Are the World’s Most Expensive Cities for…

Two North American cities landed in the top 10.

Meet Armando, the $1.4M Pigeon

Someone just paid $1.4 million for a pigeon—but not just any pigeon. Armando is the "best Belgian long-distance pigeon of all time," according to auction house Pipa , which oversaw a bidding war between two buyers from China, where pigeon racing is popular among the wealthy . The previous record...