Investor David Einhorn unveiled a proposal Tuesday to try to boost General Motors share price by creating two classes of stock, signaling a possible battle at the carmaker’s annual meeting. GM rejected the initiative, calling it risky, and said it also would fight a plan by Einhorn to nominate four candidates to the GM board. Shares of GM jumped on the Einhorn move, finishing up 2.5 percent at $35.56.
(Reuters) – U.S. Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill sought on Tuesday details from the nation’s top opioid drugmakers on their sales and marketing practices, as lawmakers step up efforts to tackle the country’s deadly opioid crisis. The Missouri senator’s investigation comes amid an epidemic of opioid addiction, with 91 Americans dying everyday as a result of overdose, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “This epidemic is the direct result of a calculated sales and marketing strategy major opioid manufacturers have allegedly pursued over the past 20 years to expand their market share,” McCaskill, the top Democrat on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, wrote in a letter to the drugmakers.
BENI, Congo (AP) — The bodies of an American and a Swedish investigator with the United Nations and their Congolese interpreter have been found in Congo's Central Kasai province, authorities said Tuesday, more than two weeks after they disappeared while looking into recent violence there.
Perez is in the midst of trying to rebuild the party in the wake of November's stunning election defeat.
An Indian girl wearing a traditional clothe takes part in the procession to celebrate the Gudi Padwa, Maharashtrian’s New Year in Mumbai, India; Dust and smoke billows out from a residential house which was blown up during a gunfight between militants and Indian soldiers in Durbagh village of Chadoora, 15 km from Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir; and, Tourists view cherry blossoms at Yuyuantan Park in Beijing, China.
China on Tuesday called on France to protect its citizens two days after police in Paris killed a Chinese father of five, sparking violent protests in which 35 people were arrested. Hundreds of members of the Asian community and supporters of anti-racism groups gathered outside a police station in the northeast of the capital for the second night on Tuesday, to protest against the killing. The incident happened on Sunday night when police shot and killed a 56-year-old Chinese man, named as Shaoyo Liu.
NEW YORK (AP) — Uber's first report on employee diversity shows low numbers for women, especially in technical positions. In that regard, the company is similar to other Silicon Valley giants such as Google, Facebook and Apple.
Her family believes she broke her neck.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Adil Hasan and his wife, Enas Ibrahim, came to the U.S. in 2008 as refugees from Iraq, and have been living peacefully in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., ever since.
Apple yesterday released iOS 10.3 for the iPhone and iPad, an update that brought with it a number of interesting new features, including a new "Find My AirPods" feature and a brand new file system dubbed APFS (complete with full disk encryption) that Apple originally introduced at WWDC last year.
Lurking beneath the surface of iOS 10.3, however, are a number of important security updates worth highlighting. iOS has always been a rather robust OS, but as the recent CIA leak from Wikileaks demonstrates, there are always hackers and government agencies dead set on unearthing and exploiting iOS security holes.
As a prime example, iOS 10.3 fixes a Safari security vulnerability that allowed hackers to prevent affected users from browsing the web (via an endless stream of pop-ups) without ponying up some cash in the form of an iTunes gift card code.
Lookout, the security firm which first discovered the attack a few […]
ABC News' Cameron Jones talks with singer and actress Natasha Bure about her new book, "Let's Be Real," which offers teenagers an honest approach to living life.
Nichole Cevario's father told officials the teen posed a threat to student safety.
On Tuesday, March 28, 2017, Yahoo News Global Anchor Katie Couric talks with Rep. Adam Schiff (D- Calif.), the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, Rep. Devin Nunes's revelations to the press and White House staff, and more.
Brooklyn-based beauty influencer Tameeca Dieujuste, better known as Khloe Dosh shared a stunning makeup transformation on Instagram that she did on a model named Carlene John, who has vitiligo.
Verizon has long had a reputation for the best service in America, with prices to match. Things are changing these days: other networks are catching up, and Verizon even has a reasonably-priced unlimited plan, which is something I thought I'd never live to see.
But some things never change, and the latest Tom's Guide network test of all the cell carriers shows why Verizon is likely to remain in first place.
The Tom's Guide test used so-called drive testing to compare average download speeds across six major US cities and nine wireless carriers. That means the testers took identical smartphones (in this case, a Galaxy S7) on each network to different locations within each city, ran side-by-side download tests, and compared the results.
Those results had Verizon comfortably in first place, and it sounds like one particular feature of Verizon's network put it there: indoor performance.
"We split the locations we tested between indoor and […]