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US cancer death rate drops, 2.2% from 2016 to 2017

US cancer death rate drops, 2.2% from 2016 to 2017

US cancer death rate drops, 2.2% from 2016 to 2017. The cancer death rate in the U.S. has seen its largest ever single-year drop, according to a report from the American Cancer Society. The rate dropped by 2.2 percent from 2016 to 2017, largely thanks to progress in the prevention and treatment of both lung cancer and melanoma. The cancer ... Read More »

Red Wings fans Canadian anthem, picked up national attention Tuesday

Red Wings fans Canadian anthem, picked up national attention Tuesday

Red Wings fans Canadian anthem, picked up national attention Tuesday. The fans for the Detroit Red Wings have been known to be one of the best in all of hockey, and before tonight’s game, the fans that attended tonight’s game may have proved it. Before facing off against the Montreal Canadiens, Little Caesars Arena’s anthem singer Karen Newman’s microphone had ... Read More »

Ivanka Trump CES keynote, touts innovation, job growth

Ivanka Trump CES keynote, touts innovation, job growth

Ivanka Trump CES keynote, touts innovation, job growth. The head of CES defended the organizers’ decision to invite Ivanka Trump as a keynote speaker at the event. With the daughter of and advisor to President Donald Trump set to deliver her keynote address on Tuesday, some have criticized the organizers for overlooking other women with established careers in tech. However, ... Read More »

Yusaku Maezawa social experiment, giving away $9 million, Report

Yusaku Maezawa social experiment, giving away $9 million, Report

Yusaku Maezawa social experiment, giving away $9 million, Report. Yusaku Maezawa will give 1 million yen (US$9,000) to 1,000 followers selected at random from those who retweeted a Jan 1 post, with the impact of the money to be tracked through regular surveys. “It’s a serious social experiment,” said Yusaku Maezawa on YouTube, adding he hopes to attract interest from ... Read More »

Geely Mercedes-Benz venture for Smart, Joint Venture of 5.4 billion RMB

Geely Mercedes-Benz venture for Smart, Joint Venture of 5.4 billion RMB

Geely Mercedes-Benz venture for Smart, Joint Venture of 5.4 billion RMB. Mercedes-Benz AG (Mercedes-Benz) and Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely Holding), the German and Chinese automotive groups, today announced that they have formally established the global joint venture “smart Automobile Co., Ltd.” for the smart brand after receiving the regulatory approvals. The total registered capital of the Joint Venture will ... Read More »

IMF Athens office closing, Greek Prime Minister meets President Trump

IMF Athens office closing, Greek Prime Minister meets President Trump

IMF Athens office closing, Greek Prime Minister meets President Trump. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced the closure of the IMF office in Athens after meeting Kristalina Georgieva, the Managing Director of the Fund, in Washington on Tuesday. Mitsotakis thanked Georgieva for her support of Greece and acknowledged that the past relationship between Greece and the IMF has been difficult. ... Read More »

Iran missile attacks, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei addressed his nation

Iran missile attacks, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei addressed his nation

Iran missile attacks, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei addressed his nation. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that ballistic missile attacks targeting U.S. military and coalition forces in Iraq Wednesday morning were “a slap in the face” to the United States. Khamenei said the U.S. should leave the region, adding, “Military action like this is not sufficient. What is important ... Read More »

Idaho missing children reward, Family members announce $20K

Idaho missing kids reward, Family members announce $20K

Idaho missing children reward, Family members announce $20K. Relatives of two missing children are offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the recovery of Joshua “JJ” Vallow and Tylee Ryan. Larry and Kay Woodcock, JJ’s biological grandparents, made the announcement in Rexburg, Idaho, on Tuesday after meeting with local and federal law enforcement. Seven-year-old JJ Vallow and 17-year-old Tylee ... Read More »

Carlos Ghosn press conference, Ghosn made a dramatic escape from Tokyo

Carlos Ghosn press conference, Ghosn made a dramatic escape from Tokyo

Carlos Ghosn press conference, Ghosn made a dramatic escape from Tokyo. Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn is expected to hold his first press conference since secretly fleeing what he called a rigged justice system in Japan last month after his arrest and imprisonment there more than a year ago. Representatives for Ghosn lashed out against the Japanese automaker Tuesday afternoon, ... Read More »

Samantha Barbash lawsuit, Real-Life Stripper Sues STX for $40 Million

Samantha Barbash lawsuit, Real-Life Stripper Sues STX for $40 Million

Samantha Barbash lawsuit, Real-Life Stripper Sues STX for $40 Million. The real-life stripper who helped inspire the film “Hustlers” starring Jennifer Lopez is suing the film studio STX, claiming filmmakers defamed her and failed to uphold her civil rights. Samantha Barbash, one of the subjects of a viral 2015 New York Magazine piece “The Hustlers at Scores” that served as ... Read More »