Last week, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced it would be purchasing Roomba maker iRobot (NASDAQ: IRBT) for $1.7 billion, or $61 per share. In its second-quarter report, released in conjunction with the acquisition announcement, iRobot reported revenue down 30% from a year ago, with operating losses ballooning to $63.9 million, from a $3 million loss in the year-ago quarter.
- Associated Press
Loretta Lynn, the Kentucky coal miner’s daughter whose frank songs about life and love as a woman in Appalachia pulled her out of poverty and made her a pillar of country music, has died. In a statement provided to The Associated Press, Lynn's family said she died Tuesday at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. “Our precious mom, Loretta Lynn, passed away peacefully this morning, October 4th, in her sleep at home in her beloved ranch in Hurricane Mills,” the family said in a statement.
Another day, another slay.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
VALENTYNA ROMANENKO - TUESDAY, 4 OCTOBER 2022, 11:46 The Chief Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine says that more than 2,000 Russian soldiers have contacted them over the past few weeks asking for an opportunity to surrender.
Kate Middleton and Prince William first started dating in college—a time where drama is hard to avoid.
King Charles is poised to give Prince William and Kate Middleton "Frogmore House," a massive mansion on the Windsor estate. Details here.
The MSNBC anchor had her own withering response to the Rupert Murdoch-owned newspaper's criticism of the former president.
- Women's Health
Alexandra Daddario is in Paris, and she took a moment to go nude and makeup free in an Instagram selfie. Alex believes her skin health is tied to mental health.
Salma Hayek always knows how to turn up the heat and she’s doing just that during Paris Fashion Week. She posted a behind-the-scenes snapshot of her Balenciaga look that shows how fantastic she feels at 56 years of age. Wearing a black, sheer corset top that teased her lacy black bra underneath, Hayek stared into […]
- Associated Press
The bodies of Russian soldiers were lying in the streets of a key eastern Ukrainian city on Tuesday, evidence of a hasty retreat that marked a new military defeat for Moscow as it struggles to hang on to areas it illegally annexed last week. Russia’s upper house of parliament rubber-stamped the annexation of four Ukrainian regions on Tuesday, following “referendums” that Ukraine and its Western allies dismissed as illegal and fraudulent. Responding to the annexation move, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has formally ruled out talks with Russia.
- Miami Herald
An illicit early morning joy ride ended in tragedy Sunday in Southwest Florida, an area still reeling from Hurricane Ian.
Queen Margrethe of Denmark issues public apology after stripping grandchildren of their royal titles
Queen Margrethe of Denmark issued a statement apologizing for removing her grandchildren's titles after she received backlash for the decision.
- Business Insider
Trump personally packed a stash of documents returned from Mar-a-Lago, report says. He kept hundreds more until the FBI seized them.
Trump had personal oversight over the 15 boxes returned to NARA in January, the Washington Post reported. Many sensitive documents were retained.
- In The Know by Yahoo
Disney World guest catches family allegedly sneaking in little girl in stroller to avoid ticket price
"Poor kid was in an infant car seat..."
Paris Fashion Week goes out with a bang.
- Associated Press
Bobby Wagner delivered one of the biggest hits on a person who got onto the field. The Rams linebacker flattened the protester who ran on the field with a device emitting pink smoke late in the second quarter of Los Angeles' game against the San Francisco 49ers on Monday night. “I saw Bobby Wagner taking somebody out,” 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said.
- USA TODAY Opinion
In the Republican Party of Donald Trump and Marjorie Taylor Greene, only those faithful to Trump’s MAGA movement are safe.
- Fox News
Kate Middleton successfully navigated royal life while Meghan Markle struggled for this reason, author says
Katie Nicholl, Vanity Fair’s royal correspondent and author, has written a new book titled, “The New Royals: Queen Elizabeth’s Legacy and the Future of the Crown."
- NBC Sports Boston
Tom Brady fired off an A+ tweet the day after Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs defeated the Buccaneers in Week 4.
- Titans Wire
A look at the best fantasy football waiver wire pickups going into Week 5.
“The single best way to get under his skin is to do that," said Cody Keenan.