• Business
    Motley Fool

    Peloton Says a Cheaper Treadmill Could Be a Rich Opportunity

    Rumors of cheaper home fitness equipment from Peloton Interactive (NASDAQ: PTON) have gotten more of a workout from analysts than consumers working up a sweat on one of its pricey stationary bikes, but CFO Jill Woodworth says lower-cost equipment might finally be on the drawing board. But rather than a full suite of products, Woodworth told analysts on a Barron's Investing in Tech call that there's really only one device Peloton is considering at the moment: a cheaper treadmill. Sweating the details Despite the cost of its bikes and treadmills, Peloton is still seeing strong consumer demand for them.

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  • Business
    Zacks

    Easy Investing Secrets to an Early Retirement - July 10, 2020

    Achieving the financial freedom to retire early is a dream for most, but making that dream a reality isn't as tricky as it sounds. If you are willing to make some serious lifestyle changes and sacrifices, it can be possible.

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  • World
    Reuters

    G4S ends tagging inquiry with £44 million UK fraud office deal

    The SFO began investigating G4S and Serco in 2013 over bills charged to the British government for tagging people who were either dead, in prison or had not been tagged. "We have apologised to the UK Government and implemented significant changes to people, policies, practices and controls," G4S Chief Executive Ashley Almanza said.

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  • Politics
    The Wrap

    Trump Commutes Roger Stone’s Prison Sentence

    President Donald Trump commuted the prison sentence of his longtime confidant Roger Stone on Friday for crimes related to the Russia investigation, according to the Associated Press.The commutation comes just days before Stone was expected to begin his prison sentence on Tuesday after his conviction on seven felony charges. In a statement to the press, the White House confirmed the commuting of the sentence and said Stone was a victim of the “Russia Hoax.”Actual statement from WH press secretary on commutation of Roger Stone sentence: pic.twitter.com/6Xpg6AbcbB— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) July 11, 2020Stone was sentenced to 40 months in prison in February after having been found guilty in November 2019 on all federal counts in a trial stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Those counts included providing false statements to the House Intelligence Committee about contact with WikiLeaks, obstructing a congressional investigation of Russian election interference, and witness tampering.Also Read: Trump Ally Roger Stone Sentenced to 3 Years in PrisonWitness tampering carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, while the other counts carry a maximum sentence of five years each. Following the conviction, Trump tweeted that Stone’s verdict was a “double standard” and accused figures like Robert Mueller, Adam Schiff, James Comey and Hillary Clinton of lying themselves.At the time, it was believed Trump would pardon Stone. The president ramped up his support of his friend and ally the week of the sentencing, tweeting things like, “Two months in jail for a Swamp Creature, yet 9 years recommended for Roger Stone (who was not even working for the Trump Campaign). Gee, that sounds very fair! Rogue prosecutors maybe? The Swamp!”A commutation does not erase Stone’s felony conviction the way a pardon would, but it protects him from serving time in prison. In recent days, Trump had hinted about the possible commutation, and as recently as Friday said he would consider a pardon. In the past, Stone had pleaded for help from Trump in a series of Instagram posts, saying his life would be endangered if he were to serve prison time during the pandemic.In April, Stone said on Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight” that his pending prison sentence of 3-plus years is “essentially a death sentence.”Read original story Trump Commutes Roger Stone’s Prison Sentence At TheWrap

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  • Entertainment
    Variety

    How the ‘Relic’ Production Design Team Used the Power of Suggestion to Create the Horror Film’s Haunted House

    Australian production designer Steven Jones-Evans was tasked with creating a haunted house that would tell a tale of family horror in Natalie Erika James’ directorial debut, “Relic,” now at drive-ins and available on demand July 10. In the IFC Midnight film, shot Down Under, Robyn Nevin plays Edna, an elderly woman who disappears from her […]

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