The stars inside the Dolby Theatre at the 89th Academy Awards last night were just as shocked as anyone. Every jaw hit the floor in the house seemed to hit the floor when Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway mistakenly called La La Land as the winner of the 2017 Academy Award for Best Picture Sunday night - the honor actually belonged to Moonlight. La La Land producer Jordan Horowitz stepped to the microphone and said, “There’s been a mistake.
Membership fee hikes could be coming to Costco (COST) very soon. In a research note published on Monday, UBS analyst Michael Lasser said the firm continues to believe a membership fee hike is coming from the wholesale club this year, most likely in the second quarter. Lasser first laid out the case for higher fees from Costco at the beginning of the year.
Republican lawmakers across the country have grown wary of holding town hall meetings with constituents. What's scaring these brave public servants? Paid protesters. Specifically, paid liberal protesters. (It's a well-known fact that all conservative protesters are volunteer and have legitimate gripes that must be heard.) Most in the FAKE NEWS media will claim there's no such things as a paid liberal protester. They'll say people are simply turning out to express frustration over GOP policies and because they don't want to lose their health care and die. But I'm here to tell you otherwise: Paid liberal protesters totally exist; it's an excellent career choice with surprisingly good benefits;
Because of an editing error, an earlier version of this article referred incorrectly to Sean Spicer’s upbringing. The subject of the story - President Donald Trump's struggles with the aggressive Washington press corps - is actually less important than what that correction tells you about his administration's treatment of the media. The White House press secretary - whose sole job is to communicate with the media - refused to answer questions about where he was born.
Netflix (NFLX) is a behemoth worth more than $60 billion, but the idea for the company stemmed from a textbook engineering example, according to its co-founder. During a session at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona on Monday, Reed Hastings, the company's CEO, discussed how the idea of Netflix came about. Hastings talked about Andrew Tanenbaum, a computer scientist who wrote a math problem asking students to work out the bandwidth of a station wagon carrying tapes.
A judge has confirmed the arrest of Daniel Belling, the German citizen detained in Italy accused of murdering his wife Xing Lei Li, who vanished mysteriously from a luxury cruise ship. The man was questioned for eight hours on 24 February in the presence of preliminary investigative judge Maria Paola Tomaselli and prosecutor Barbara Zuin. Belling said the last he heard from his wife was when the ship was in Katakolon, Greece. "We were sailing between Malta and Greece when my wife started showing signs of irritation. She was tired of being on the stop and she hinted at interrupting the trip. In the past she had left during a few trips" the man said, quoted in Italian media. Belling said the last