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Walmart beats as online sales surge

Walmart beats as online sales surge

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Walmart posted strong fourth-quarter results Tuesday, beating on both the top and bottom lines and on same-store sales. Online sales surged 40% for the 2019 fiscal year. The...
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‘Are you with us?': Bloomberg calls in his chits

‘Are you with us?': Bloomberg calls in his chits

3 hours ago   |   Politico

From shuttering coal-fired power plants to fighting the gun lobby, obesity and Big Tobacco, Michael Bloomberg's philanthropy has given away $6.4 billion and earned the love and...
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Kirsten Gillibrand Cites Jeff Bezos's ‘Helicopter Pad' in Blasting Amazon's NYC Plans

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said Amazon.com Inc. “never intended to invest in New York” and declined to distance herself from progressives who...
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Elizabeth Warren to Unveil Universal Child Care Plan Funded by Tax on Ultra-Wealthy

4 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is proposing a universal child care plan that would limit American families' expenses to 7% of income regardless of how many...
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China Plans to Turn Hong Kong and Macau Into a Silicon Valley Rival

10 hours ago   |   Time

China unveiled a sweeping plan to link Hong Kong and Macau with cities in southern China to create a so-called Greater Bay Area, aiming to transform the coastal region into a...
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5 Americans Arrested and Held in Haiti on Criminal Conspiracy, Illegal Weapon Charges

18 hours ago   |   Time

Five Americans, one Russian and a Serb were arrested in Haiti and charged with a criminal conspiracy and illegal possession of weapons, the AFP news agency said, citing Haitian...
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In Trump's World, He Never Loses

1 day ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Timothy O'Brien , Bloomberg
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Australia's Parliament Was Hacked By a ‘Sophisticated State Actor'

1 day ago   |   Fortune   |   3 articles

A "sophisticated state actor" conducted a cyber attack at Australia's Parliament House this month that breached the systems of the nation's major political parties, Prime...
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China Aiming to Establish a Power Station in Space by 2025

1 day ago   |   Fortune

China's space ambitions are shifting into a higher orbit. Following its successful and world-beating trip to the far side of the moon, China is preparing to build a solar power...
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Trump Says Japan's Shinzo Abe Nominated Him for the Nobel Peace Prize. Abe Won't Confirm It

1 day ago   |   Fortune

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declined to say whether he nominated Donald Trump for a Nobel Peace Prize, while praising the U.S. President for "decisive" efforts to resolve the...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

Sen. Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has announced a second run for president. Read more ...

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

The iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is dead, French news site Pure People reported on Tuesday. The German-born couturier and photographer reportedly died in hospital in... Read more ...

'Really awesome': Officer leaves pregnant waitress big tip on $9 bill

'Really awesome': Officer leaves pregnant waitress big tip on $9 bill

Included with the tip was a message: “Enjoy your first, you will never forget it.” Read more ...

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

It's the latest challenge to hit the Trump administration, which already faces a litany of lawsuits over the national emergency declaration. Read more ...

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

16 states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

It's the latest challenge to hit the Trump administration, which already faces a litany of lawsuits over the national emergency declaration. Read more ...

Jussie Smollett Allegedly Wanted ‘Bigger Reaction' From Threatening Letter

Jussie Smollett Allegedly Wanted ‘Bigger Reaction' From Threatening Letter

Investigators looking into the alleged hate crime against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett are examining a threatening letter sent last month. A source told CBS Chicago, "when... Read more ...

Officials say tractor-trailer hanging off bridge after deadly crash

Officials say tractor-trailer hanging off bridge after deadly crash

One person is dead after a crash involving a car and an 18-wheeler carrying chickens which is hanging off a bridge in Anderson County, according to officials on scene. Read more ...

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dead at 85

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dead at 85

The German designer, who was the creative director for Chanel and Fendi, has died at age 85. Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. Revenue collapsed at the end of the year at Europe's biggest bank, and it's being blamed on Trump's trade war. "Growth rates are certainly lower... Read more ...

Poll: 6-In-10 Disapprove Of Trump's Declaration Of A National Emergency

Poll: 6-In-10 Disapprove Of Trump's Declaration Of A National Emergency

A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds the majority of Americans oppose the president's national emergency declaration, don't believe there is an emergency and believe... Read more ...