Archive for December, 2016

Huge payouts – from benefits and compensation to pensions and lottery wins – go unclaimed. Why do you not receive what you are entitled to?...

Fox News – Several towns in Cook County, Illinois are balking at a minimum wage hike that will require local businesses to nearly double baseline...

A nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey, was attacked early Sunday, January 1. At least 35 people were killed and 40 others wounded, according to Istanbul Governor...

This season’s College Football Playoff centers around one simple question: Can anyone stop Alabama? Read the whole story at CNN News Europe

An armed attack has taken place at a nightclub in the Besiktas neighborhood of Istanbul, according to Turkish state-run news agency Anadolu. The attacker, who...

‘Many’ people are wounded in an attack on a nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey’s NTV reports. Read the whole story at BBC News

Bloomberg – Nothing rings in the new year like a solution of bubbling, neurotoxic ethanol. Humanity’s longstanding relationship with alcohol poses an evolutionary puzzle: Surely...

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – Tyrus Wong, whose paintings served as visual inspiration for Disney’s animated classic “Bambi,” died Friday, Dec. 30. He was 106. Read...

AP – Moscow is hoping Donald Trump will reconsider the sanctions the U.S. is levying in response to its finding of election hacking, a wait-and-see...

Gunmen opened fire at an elite nightclub during New Year’s celebrations, according to the city’s governor. Read the whole story at Yahoo News

Natural News – An innovative new smart bandage has the ability to detect bacterial infections in burn patients before an actual infection takes hold. Four...

The New Yorker – Last week, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a resolution calling for a worldwide “moratorium on the use of...

National Post – In his novel Kalki, the late Gore Vidal invents a doomsday cult led by a charismatic blond American who claims to be...

The New York Times – The two-minute cartoon opens with a folksy jingle and a smiling bobblehead of President Xi Jinping, dimpled and cherubic. Then...

Chelsea registered a record-equaling 13th successive victory Saturday, as Liverpool fought to a 1-0 win over rivals Manchester City to stay in touch with the...

The world body gives a nod to the Russian and Turkish push to end the conflict as rebels claim violations. Read the whole story at...

CBC News – Preparations are well underway on Parliament Hill for the official New Year’s kick-off to Canada’s 150th anniversary, including an increase in special...