Secularism

Israel's election highlights secular-religious divide

3 days ago   |   ABC News

In Israel's secular heartland, the role of religion in daily life played a central role in this week's deadlocked election
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Goldman Sachs' massive quant business now rivals AQR and Two Sigma. We talked to the bank's top quant about asset growth, finding data sources and why critics of computerized trading are wrong

Goldman Sachs' massive quant business now rivals AQR and Two Sigma. We talked to the bank's top quant about asset growth, finding data sources and why critics of computerized trading are wrong

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Goldman Sachs's Quantitative Investing Strategies group is one of the Wall Street bank's biggest and fast-growing units. The unit, known as QIS, has nearly doubled its assets...
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Israel's Two Main Political Parties Are Deadlocked After a Repeat Election

5 days ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Israel's two main political parties were deadlocked Wednesday after an unprecedented repeat election, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to hold on...
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Narrow exit poll results hold Israel in suspense: Even if Netanyahu beats Gantz, forming coalition would be challenging

Narrow exit poll results hold Israel in suspense: Even if Netanyahu beats Gantz, forming coalition would be challenging

5 days ago   |   RT

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is yet to see if his promises of annexing more land, regarded undermining the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, was enough to attract the...
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23 photos that show how Halloween has evolved since it was popularized in the late 1800s

23 photos that show how Halloween has evolved since it was popularized in the late 1800s

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Fall is quickly approaching, which means it's officially Halloween season. Though Halloween was first celebrated as a pagan festival 2,000 years ago, it really began to...
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Here's What You Need to Know About Israel's Repeat Election

6 days ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Israelis are voting on Tuesday for the second time in just five months. The election could lengthen the tenure of Benjamin Netanyahu, the country's longest-serving prime...
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Tunisia's Presidential Election 2019: Who's Running, What's at Stake

10 days ago   |   Time

Tunisians head to the polls on Sunday in national elections that will decide the next president, in a major test for the nascent democracy . The death of secularist President...
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Ex-bouncer emerges as torchbearer for secular Israelis ahead of elections

10 days ago   |   NBC News

The former defense minister has tapped into a wellspring of resentment of the ultra-Orthodox, attracting a new base of voters.
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How Jewish Should the Jewish State Be? Question Shadows Israeli Vote

11 days ago   |   NY Times

The long-simmering conflict between Israel's secular and religious Jews takes center stage in the national election on Tuesday.
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SNC-Lavalin affair, Quebec secularism law dominate launch of federal election campaign

11 days ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - The federal election campaign is officially underway, with the first of 40 days dominated by two issues the governing Liberals would have preferred to avoid: the...
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Police: Transgender woman's shooting being treated as hate crime

Police: Transgender woman's shooting being treated as hate crime

Police are treating the shooting of a transgender woman as a hate crime, saying the suspect in the attack shouted transphobic slurs before shooting the victim. Read more ...

New York police investigating thefts of jewelry worth over $350,000 from...

New York police investigating thefts of jewelry worth over $350,000 from Trump Tower

The New York Police Department is investigating thefts of jewelry valued at over $350,000 from Manhattan's Trump Tower. Read more ...

Apple will build new Mac Pros in Texas amid tariffs

Apple will build new Mac Pros in Texas amid tariffs

Apple's insanely expensive new desktop computer will be made in the United States - not China, the company announced Monday. The $6,000 Mac Pro will be built at Apple's Austin... Read more ...

Chanel Miller said she didn't know she was sexually assaulted until reading...

Chanel Miller said she didn't know she was sexually assaulted until reading a news article about Brock Turner's arrest 10 days after she blacked out and woke up in the hospital

Stanford sexual assault survivor Chanel Miller spoke out in her first televised interview on "60 Minutes" Sunday night. Miller revealed that she first learned that Brock Turner... Read more ...

The SEC just announced a settlement in a compensation-fraud case against...

The SEC just announced a settlement in a compensation-fraud case against former Nissan-Renault chairman Carlos Ghosn

The SEC announced a settlement in an investigation into a $140 million compensation-fraud scheme involving former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn , Nissan director Greg Kelly, and... Read more ...

Melania Trump rings opening bell at New York Stock Exchange

Melania Trump rings opening bell at New York Stock Exchange

President Trump routinely touts the surging stock market as one of his accomplishments, but on Monday First Lady Melania Trump went to the floor of the New York Stock Exchange... Read more ...

Week 4 Fantasy Football TE Rankings

Week 4 Fantasy Football TE Rankings

George Kittle is on a Week 4 bye, so some fantasy football owners will need to find the right sleeper tight end, perhaps on the waiver wire, to fill in. Check out our Week 4... Read more ...

Climate change protesters disrupt rush hour traffic in DC with boats, 'fire'...

Climate change protesters disrupt rush hour traffic in DC with boats, 'fire' and twerking at intersections

Climate change activists disrupted rush hour traffic in downtown Washington DC with protests, installations and some twerking on Monday. Their actions coincided with UN Climate... Read more ...

When will Dwayne Haskins start? Redskins must take cue from rival Giants...

When will Dwayne Haskins start? Redskins must take cue from rival Giants, Daniel Jones

Washington is wasting time with its rookie quarterback, especially as teams like New York are getting head starts on the future. Read more ...

Hedge funds could reap as much as $250 million from the collapse of British...

Hedge funds could reap as much as $250 million from the collapse of British tour operator Thomas Cook

While the bankruptcy of British tour operator Thomas Cook has left hundreds of thousands of travelers stranded , a group of hedge funds are poised to make as much as $250... Read more ...