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Warren Buffett Investing $15 Billion More Into Renewables

The Warren Buffet cash-train appears to still have more on it for renewables, based on recent statements made by the mega-investor. While making a speech at a conference in Las Vegas earlier this week, Buffet made the comment that while his Berkshire… Read More »

Donald Sterling will sue NBA after all

Donald Sterling will sue NBA after all (via http://361db.com) In a reversal, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling will pursue a $1 billion federal lawsuit against the NBA and commissioner Adam Silver, and withdraw his support for the sale of the team negotiated by his wife. “I have decided that I must… Read More »

De la Hoya inducted into boxing Hall of Fame

Ten-time boxing world champion Oscar de la Hoya was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, using the occasion to call for unity in the sport. The 41-year-old Mexican-American earned his place in the boxing shrine with a professional career… Read More »

Gunman kills one, injures three on Seattle campus

A gunman stormed a college in the northwestern US city of Seattle and shot four people, one of them fatally, before he was brought down by a student security guard wielding only pepper spray. In what the city mayor denounced as the latest example of… Read More »

23rd Annual Komen Detroit Race for the Cure® June 7 at Chene Park, Detroit

SAME MISSION. SAME RACE. NEW PLACE. Download image Get ready to be inspired! The 23rd Annual Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure, locally presented by the Karmanos Cancer Institute, is Saturday, June 7 at Chene Park in Detroit. Onsite registration… Read More »

Syria holds controversial wartime presidential vote

Syrians voted Tuesday in a presidential election in which Bashar al-Assad is looking to tighten his grip on power as his forces battle rebels in a devastating three-year war. Assad faces two little-known challengers and is expected to win, despite a… Read More »

Google gets 12,000 requests to be ‘forgotten’ on first day

Google gets 12,000 requests to be ‘forgotten’ on first day (via AFP) Google received 12,000 requests from people seeking to be “forgotten” by the world’s leading search engine on the first day it offered the service, a company spokesman in Germany said Saturday. The requests, submitted on Friday, came after Google set… Read More »

Malaysia releases satellite data on MH370

Malaysia releases satellite data on MH370 (via AFP) Malaysia on Tuesday released raw satellite data used to determine that missing Flight MH370 went down in the southern Indian Ocean, information demanded by passengers’ relatives who are frustrated over the failure to find any wreckage. The Department… Read More »

Popular weekly Detroit newspaper features life of Joumana Kayrouz

Download image Prominent Michigan Accident Attorney Joumana Kayrouz, poses for Metro Times Photographer Brian Rozman for the April 22, 2014 Metro Times Magazine feature on her life. Permission courtesy Metro Times Magazine. (PRNewsFoto/Joumana Kayrouz… Read More »

Thai army invokes martial law to quell unrest

Thai army invokes martial law to quell unrest (via AFP) Thailand’s army on Tuesday declared martial law across the crisis-gripped kingdom to restore order following months of anti-government protests that have left 28 people dead and hundreds wounded. An announcement on military-run television said martial… Read More »

AT&T to buy DirecTV for nearly $50 billion

AT&T to buy DirecTV for nearly $50 billion (via AFP) US telecommunications giant AT&T clinched a deal Sunday to acquire broadcast satellite service provider DirecTV for nearly $50 billion. Shareholders are set to receive $95 per share under the terms of the merger, including $28.50 per share in cash and… Read More »

Embattled LA Clippers owner Sterling slams Magic Johnson

Embattled LA Clippers owner Sterling slams Magic Johnson (via AFP) Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s televised apology aimed at cooling a racism row only fueled the fire when he took a vicious swipe at NBA icon Magic Johnson. Sterling, already banned for life by NBA commissioner Adam Silver, apologized… Read More »

Israel hate crimes ‘poison atmosphere’ for pope visit

Israel hate crimes ‘poison atmosphere’ for pope visit (via AFP) The head of the Roman Catholic church in the Holy Land said Sunday that Israeli hate crimes against local Muslims and Christians are souring relations ahead of a papal visit. “The unrestrained acts of vandalism poison the atmosphere – the atmosphere… Read More »

Will Detroit Be The First Major Chinese City In The United States?

theeconomiccollapseblog.com Is Detroit destined to become a Chinese city?  Chinese homebuyers and Chinese businesses are starting to flood into the Motor City, and the governor of Michigan is greatly encouraging this.  In fact, he has formally asked… Read More »

Facebook Has Lots of New F8 Toys for Developers

Facebook Has Lots of New F8 Toys for Developers (via Dice News in Tech) At this year’s F8 conference, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that his company’s internal motto had shifted from “Move fast and break things” to “Move fast with stable infrastructure.” That new motto, while nowhere near as catchy… Read More »

Dying teenager raises record sum for charity

A terminally-ill teenager has broken all records on the JustGiving fundraising website by breaking the £2.5 million ($4.2 million, three million euro) mark Saturday in donations to charity. Stephen Sutton, 19, was diagnosed with bowel cancer at 15,… Read More »

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