Google turns logo gray in honor of day of mourning for George H.W. Bush

ByWade Sheridan Google has turned its logo gray in honor of former President George H.W. Bush. Image courtesy of Google Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Google's colorful logo was switched to gray on Wednesday to observe a day of mourning for former President George H.W. Bush. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, died Friday [...]

2018-12-05T14:41:47+00:00December 5th, 2018|

Authorities raid Deutsche Bank’s Germany HQ in laundering probe

An exterior view of the twin tower headquarters of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, Germany. File Photo by Armando Babani/EPA-EFE Nov. 29 (UPI) -- German authorities raided Deutsche Bank headquarters in Frankfurt Thursday as part of a money-laundering probe, authorities said. Prosecutors and police suspect the bank helped clients set up offshore tax havens and failed [...]

2018-11-29T14:54:10+00:00November 29th, 2018|

Bankrupt Sears hopes to sell over 500 stores

A woman enters a Sears store in Alexandria, Va., as the iconic American retailer Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on October 15. File Photo by Pat Benic/UPI | License Photo Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Sears, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last month, has listed 505 stores it hopes to sell to a new owner in [...]

2018-11-25T16:34:39+00:00November 25th, 2018|

U.S. probing suspected flaws with 2.7M GM trucks, SUVs

The U.S. Department of Transportation is investigating a suspected brake-related flaw in some 2.7 million trucks and SUVs made by General Motors, which includes Chevrolet. File Photo UPI/Brian Kersey | License Photo Nov. 23 (UPI) -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a probe into a suspected defect in possibly 2.7 million General Motors trucks [...]

2018-11-24T14:43:29+00:00November 24th, 2018|

USDA pays farmers $1.1B of $12B promised trade assistance

Pork farmers are among those eligible for trade aid to compensate for losses from the United States' trade war with China. So far, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has paid out roughly $1.1 billion of the $12 billion it promised in aid. Photo by Jessie Higgins/UPI EVANSVILLE, Ind., Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of [...]

2018-11-23T17:50:17+00:00November 23rd, 2018|

Realtor draws attention to listing with sexy photos

ByBen Hooper Nov. 21 (UPI) -- A Texas real estate agent who hired a pair of fitness models to pose in their underwear said the pictures succeeded in drawing attention to her listing. Kristin Gyldenege said she had to get creative when the listing for the Conroe home failed to get any traction online. "Because [...]

2018-11-22T16:11:01+00:00November 22nd, 2018|

Facebook will create oversight board to moderate content

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the social network will create a new oversight board that will moderate content. File Photo by Erin Schaff/UPI | License Photo Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Facebook will create an independent governing body to monitor content on the social network, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said after a scathing New York [...]

2018-11-16T17:26:49+00:00November 16th, 2018|

Justice Dept., SEC seek info from Snap over IPO claims

By Clyde Hughes  (0) Electronic signs show the Snap logo on the New York Stock Exchange for the first time on March 2, 2017. File Photo by Monika Graff/UPI | License Photo Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Social media and camera company Snap said Tuesday the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission have requested documents in connection [...]

2018-11-14T17:31:18+00:00November 14th, 2018|

Dow Jones falls 600 points as…….

By Daniel Uria  (0) The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 602 points on Monday, as tech stocks including Apple plummeted. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo Nov. 12 (UPI) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 600 points Monday as major tech stocks faltered. The Dow was down 602 points or about 2 [...]

2018-11-13T15:35:55+00:00November 13th, 2018|

N.H. judge orders Amazon to release Echo recordings in murder case

Nov. 12 (UPI) -- A New Hampshire judge has said Amazon must turn over any audio recordings made by one of its Echo smart home devices as evidence in a double murder trial. Judge Steven Houran of New Hampshire's Superior Court, said the recordings could reveal information about who was responsible for the deaths of Christine Sullivan and Jenna [...]

2018-11-13T15:25:28+00:00November 13th, 2018|