Day: January 3, 2018

Tess Torelli January 3, 2018

Michael Short | Bloomberg | Getty Images Jean Liu, president of Didi Chuxing Didi Chuxing, the Chinese ride-sharing company, has agreed to acquire full control of 99 — the main rival Brazilian rival to Uber and a company in which Didi already holds a stake — for around $600 million, according to three people with […]

Tess Torelli January 3, 2018

Susan Farley | AFP | Getty Images A file photo of President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary’s home in Chappaqua, New York. A fire that broke out at former president and first lady Bill and Hillary Clinton’s home has been extinguished, WNBC reported Wednesday. Firefighters arrived on the scene of the Clintons’ longtime home […]

Tess Torelli January 3, 2018

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told Giftofaservant on Monday that Colin Kaepernick — who sparked the protests during the national anthem — is always welcome to have discussions with the league. But Goodell stopped short of saying whether the free agent quarterback should be able play. Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL in October, accusing […]

Tess Torelli January 3, 2018

Alaska Airlines is calling in an exterminator after the company says a rat boarded one of its planes at Oakland International Airport in California and forced it to cancel the flight. The airline says passengers were boarding the Portland, Oregon-bound flight Tuesday when the rat jumped from the jet way onto the plane. Passengers already […]

Tess Torelli January 3, 2018

“Broad equity price indexes rose over the intermeeting period, likely reflecting in part investors’ perceptions of increased odds for the passage of federal tax legislation and an associated potential boost to corporate earnings,” the minutes stated. Looking at conditions more broadly, the document said: “Real economic activity appeared to be growing at a solid pace, […]

Tess Torelli January 3, 2018

John Tlumacki | The Boston Globe | Getty Images A worker pulls carts full of customer orders along the floor inside the million-square foot Amazon distribution warehouse that opened last fall in Fall River, MA. Land fit for future fulfillment centers for the likes of Amazon and Walmart saw huge spikes in prices last year, […]

Vinnyd January 3, 2018

What’s faster: 2 wheels or 4? Dani Pedrosa pits his MotoGP bike against an IndyCar at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Subscribe to MotoGP on YouTube: Visit The Official Website: Official App on iTunes: Official App on Google Play: Like MotoGP on Facebook: Follow MotoGP on Twitter: Buy the Official MotoGP Merchandise: