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Is Manchester United's Ed Woodward Ahead Of The Wave Or Just Weird?

published about 3 hours ago
Rivalries, some local, some regional, some national were central to marketing of the Premier League and from the late 90s in the first five years or so of the new century there was no rivalry that produced better and higher octane matches than Arsenal and Manchester United. Ferguson against Wenger and Keane versus Vieira were far more than sidebars to the team rivalry as they each carried authentic bitterness and hate. There is still a rivalry but it is now ... more

Islamic State kills at least 25 Iraqi tribesmen near Ramadi: officials

published about 3 hours ago
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have killed at least 25 members of a Sunni Muslim tribe in a village on the eastern edge of the provincial capital Ramadi, local officials said on Saturday, in apparent revenge for tribal opposition to the radical Islamists.

ESPN bans Twitter use for baseball writer who defended evolution

published about 4 hours ago
ESPN bans Twitter use for baseball writer who defended evolution
Keith Law gets into a Twitter debate with former pitcher Curt Schilling on the subject of evolution vs. creationism. ESPN confirms Law's Twitter use has been suspended but won't say why.>

ESPN: No more tweeting for baseball writer who defended evolution

published about 4 hours ago
ESPN: No more tweeting for baseball writer who defended evolution
Keith Law gets into a Twitter debate with former pitcher Curt Schilling on the subject of evolution vs. creationism. ESPN confirms Law's Twitter use has been suspended but won't say why.>

Louisville Holds On For 31-28 Win Over Notre Dame

published about 4 hours ago
Louisville Holds On For 31-28 Win Over Notre Dame
Freshman quarterback Reggie Bonnafon ran for a pair of touchdowns and threw a 21-yard scoring pass to DeVante Parker to lead Louisville to a 31-28 victory over Notre Dame on Saturday, the third straight loss for the Fighting Irish.


Christie's Hong Kong Evening Sale Draws $82 Million

published about 8 hours ago
Buyers snapped up works by Japanese and Southeast Asian artists at Christie’s evening sale in Hong Kong on Saturday totaling 635 million Hong Kong dollars ... more

European Critics Envision Google's 'Unbundling'

published 1 day ago
European Critics Envision Google's 'Unbundling'
Some European legislators, with German government backing, are preparing a draft resolution calling for the breakup of Google, adding pressure on the EU’s new competition ... more

Record Bids in U.S. Airwave Auction

published 1 day ago
Record Bids in U.S. Airwave Auction
A U.S. auction of wireless spectrum has collected $34 billion in bids, turning what was expected to be a relatively sleepy affair into a major ... more

Why Barnes & Noble Is Selling Beer Kits

published 1 day ago
Why Barnes & Noble Is Selling Beer Kits
Barnes & Noble is diversifying into gifts like popcorn makers and turntables for the holidays, part of a new merchandising strategy as it tries to ... more

Elite Law Firms Lift Year-End Bonuses

published 1 day ago
Elite Law Firms Lift Year-End Bonuses
Three big law firms, Simpson Thacher, Paul Weiss and Clearly Gottlieb, are raising year-end bonuses for associate attorneys by as much as $40,000, partly reflecting ... more
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What We Do In The Shadows? Laugh ourselves silly, mostly

published about 15 hours ago
Vampire mockumentary is brilliant fish-out-of-water fun Film Review It’s hard to believe that What We Do In The Shadows has been eight years in the ... more

Pervert's Guide man's new book, an urban myths tome and Youth, an underrated gem

published about 19 hours ago
Some juicy reads for your weekend Page File El Reg bookworm Mark Diston trawls through at publishing's top notch texts. Bad boy philosopher Slavoj Žižek ... more

Judge OKs $450m deal to end ebook price-hike row. And Apple just won't let it die

published 1 day ago
Who's winning? The lawyers A Manhattan judge has finally approved Apple's settlement its long-running ebook price-fixing lawsuit: $400m will go to readers who paid over ... more

EU lawmakers consider urging Google to be split up

published 1 day ago
EU lawmakers consider urging Google to be split up
The European Union’s parliament is considering a proposal that pushes for Google’s dominant search engine business to be split from its other “commercial services,” according ... more

Mozilla remembers 2013, back when it still gobbled at the Google money-trough

published 1 day ago
Firefox-maker's annual report shows costs rising, revenue flat The Mozilla Foundation has issued its annual financial statement for calendar year 2013, and the numbers raise ... more

Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy

published about 8 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's expansive executive action on immigration is good for the U.S. economy — just not as good as partnering with ... more

Anti-government protest in Albania's capital

published about 11 hours ago
Anti-government protest in Albania's capital
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Tens of thousands of Albanians protested on Saturday against their government's economic policies, including tax and energy price increases.

Anti-government protest takes place in Albania

published about 13 hours ago
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Tens of thousands of Albanians are protesting the government's economic policies, claiming they are leading to rising taxes and energy prices ... more

West seen easing demands on Iran atom bomb 'mea culpa' in deal

published about 14 hours ago
West seen easing demands on Iran atom bomb 'mea culpa' in deal
By Fredrik Dahl and Louis Charbonneau VIENNA (Reuters) - World powers will press Iran to cease stonewalling a U.N. atomic bomb investigation as part of ... more

Ghana creates power ministry in bid to solve electricity crisis

published about 15 hours ago
Ghana creates power ministry in bid to solve electricity crisis
ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana's President John Mahama created a ministry of power on Saturday in a fresh bid to resolve a long-standing electricity crisis that ... more

Strategies: Does Wall Street Like Gridlock? It Depends on the Grid

published about 9 hours ago
Strategies: Does Wall Street Like Gridlock? It Depends on the Grid
Historically, shared political power in Washington seems to have little connection to stock market returns — until you slice and dice how the power has ... more

Economic View: Conspicuous Consumption? Yes, but It’s Not Crazy

published about 12 hours ago
Economic View: Conspicuous Consumption? Yes, but It’s Not Crazy
Clearly, many rich people like to display their incredible wealth. Yet, generally, they think they know value when they see it.

Strategies: Does Wall Sreet. Like Gridlock? It Depends on the Grid

published about 13 hours ago
Strategies: Does Wall Sreet. Like Gridlock? It Depends on the Grid
Historically, shared political power in Washington seems to have little connection to stock market returns — until you slice and dice how the power has ... more

Your Money: An Easier Way to Gather Information on College Costs, but Some Institutions Still Balk

published 1 day ago
Your Money: An Easier Way to Gather Information on College Costs, but Some Institutions Still Balk
College Abacus aggregates cost calculations from up to three colleges at a time on its own website, but is blocked by some institutions.

The Haggler: A Memorial to Her Son, Until the Bank Got in the Way

published 1 day ago
The Haggler: A Memorial to Her Son, Until the Bank Got in the Way
A mother’s wish to donate her late son’s savings to a scholarship fund proved harder than she anticipated.