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Broadcom eyes mega-deal for US chip rival Qualcomm: reports

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 21:50

Shares of Qualcomm jumped nearly 13 percent Friday after unconfirmed media reports said rival computer chip giant Broadcom may make an unsolicited takeover bid. Broadcom is considering an acquisition plan, which it could put into motion as soon as this weekend, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing an unnamed source it said was familiar with the matter. Shares in Qualcomm closed up 12.71 percent to $61.81 on the Nasdaq exchange, valuing the company at $91 billion.

A Controversial Experiment Upends The Conventional Wisdom On Heart Stents

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 20:45

A groundbreaking new experiment reveals that stents, which are mesh wire tubes inserted into narrow or weak arteries to widen them and increase blood flow, are no more effective than treating people with medicine when it comes to relieving stable angina, or chest pain, The New York Times first reported.

American Muslim children describe prejudice they've faced: Part 6

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 20:44

"Islam is about peace. Our greeting is, 'Peace be upon you,'" one girl told ABC News' Diane Sawyer.

Netflix Takes No Action Against Danny Masterson Despite Multiple Rape Accusations

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 20:30

One day after a HuffPost report revealed that actor Danny Masterson is the subject of a criminal investigation into allegations of rape by four women, Netflix, which produces and airs the program he co-stars on, “The Ranch,” has told HuffPost it isn’t taking any action against him. “We are aware of the allegations and the subsequent investigation, and will respond if developments occur,” a Netflix spokesman said in a statement emailed to HuffPost. Four women have accused Masterson of violently raping them in the early 2000s.

This Mom Is ‘Disgusted’ After School Robocall Mispronounces Her Daughter’s Name as Racial Slur

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 19:04

A mother says she received multiple robocalls from her city’s school district that mispronounced her daughter’s name as a racial slur

These dogs have the best before and after haircuts

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 18:55

These dog haircuts will make your day

10-year-old disabled girl stopped by immigration agents on way to emergency surgery finally reunited with family

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 18:29

A 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who was detained by American immigration enforcement while seeking emergency surgery has been released from federal custody into the care of her family, a week and a half after she was initially detained. It is not clear if RosaMaria Hernandez, who came to the United States when she was just three months old, will face deportation proceedings or eventual removal to Mexico. RosaMaria was released into the care of her family.

Stalked by default fears, Venezuela calls creditor meeting

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 17:58

Venezuela on Friday called foreign creditors to a November 13 meeting in Caracas aiming to restructure its estimated $150 billion debt, as the specter of default over the oil-producing nation moved ever closer. "I say to investors across the whole world and to holders of Venezuelan debt: I call you to come to Caracas on November 13 to start a process to refinance and renegotiate the external debt," President Nicolas Maduro said. Flanked by the ministers in charge of the economy, finance and energy, El Aissami confirmed the country had on Friday started to pay out $1.2 billion due to service the debt of state oil company PDVSA.

29 Over-The-Top Deviled-Egg Recipes

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 17:29

'I See a City: Todd Webb's New York'

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 17:13

Here's a look at images from “I See a City: Todd Webb’s New York,“ an evocative portrait of New York City in the 1940s and 1950s by master documentary photographer Todd Webb.

Arkansas judge dismisses bid to halt killer's execution

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 16:50

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge dismissed an effort Friday to halt next week's planned execution of a convicted killer despite his attorneys' arguments that he's not mentally competent.

NYPD: Harvey Weinstein Could Be Arrested

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 16:23

The New York City Police Department disclosed Friday that it is gathering evidence behind a rape allegation against Harvey Weinstein, who could be facing arrest as a result.

An 11-Year-Old South Carolina Girl Fatally Shot Herself Because of Bullying at School

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 16:13

She had been bullied for months, her family said

The Best Lego Car Sets

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 15:40

Why Outlaw Biker Gangs Ride Harley-Davidsons

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 15:38

Why Outlaw Biker Gangs Ride Harley-Davidsons How America’s best selling motorcycle marque became notoriously tied to a criminal underworld. Photos by Bill Ray/Time-Life Outlaw biker gangs like the Hell's Angels have been identified with Harley-Davidson

Investigators: Texas woman planned daughters' deaths

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 15:27

DALLAS (AP) — A north Texas woman told investigators she had planned for at least two weeks to kill her young daughters and husband before she fatally shot the girls early Thursday morning.

26 Tweets That Will Make Sense If Your S.O. Is Obsessed With Target

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 15:07

When you fall in love with a Target devotee, you’ll only ever have half of their heart.

Republicans Sneak Anti-Abortion Language Into Tax Bill

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 15:04

Republicans slipped anti-abortion language into the draft of the tax reform bill they released on Thursday.

These 5 Facts Explain Why China Is Pulling Ahead of the West

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 14:50

It looks more and more like China’s political and economic system is better positioned for the long run than its main Western rival

Secular Advocates Raise The Alarm On Republican Tax Reform Bill

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 14:38

When Republicans unveiled tax reform legislation on Thursday, discussion surrounding the bill centered on its potential impact on middle-class households and its apparent giveaway to the economic elite.