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Jamie Lynn Spears blames Elon Musk and Tesla for killing her cats

Jamie Lynn Spears blames Elon Musk and Tesla for killing her cats

Jamie Lynn Spears called Tesla¬†“a secret cat-killer” and told CEO Elon Musk that he owes her a couple new feline friends. The actress, singer and sister of Britney Spears said in a since-deleted Instagram video that her cats were run over by a Tesla they never heard coming. Teslas, like other electric cars, run quieter…MORE

Corporate earnings don’t look great. But the drought may be over soon

Corporate earnings don’t look great. But the drought may be over soon

It’s report card season for Corporate America. Companies are starting to release their earnings for the fourth quarter of last year, and so far it doesn’t look like many blue chip stocks are going to get a passing grade. There’s good news though: 2021 is likely to be a lot better. Big banks JPMorgan Chase,…MORE

Chris Cramer,  veteran journalist and pioneering former CNN executive, dies aged 73

Chris Cramer, veteran journalist and pioneering former CNN executive, dies aged 73

Chris Cramer, the passionate and forthright leader at the helm of CNN International for 11 years, has died, aged 73. He was an early champion of recognizing the impacts of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) among journalists and his lasting legacy is an industry with far greater awareness of the dangers journalists face around the world.…MORE

NRA files for bankruptcy

NRA files for bankruptcy

The National Rifle Association of America, the nation’s foremost gun lobby, has filed for voluntary bankruptcy in Texas, the organization said Friday. The group said it plans to leave New York and reincorporate as a Texas nonprofit, in an move it is calling “Project Freedom.” The NRA said it’s in its “strongest financial condition in…MORE

Fast food workers go on strike in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

An estimated 1,000 fast food workers across the United States went on strike Friday over low wages, staging protests in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. ahead of the federal holiday next week. The demonstrations were set to take place in more than 15 cities, including Atlanta, Chicago, St. Louis and Los Angeles. The strike…MORE

Oil giant splits from powerful lobbying group over climate change

Oil giant splits from powerful lobbying group over climate change

The American Petroleum Institute, the nation’s largest and most powerful oil lobby, is losing one of its biggest members over a disagreement about addressing the climate crisis. France’s Total announced Friday it is quitting the API because of the lobby’s stances on regulation and carbon pricing as well as its support for politicians who oppose…MORE

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