Social media lit up with calls for the media mogul to run for president following her moving speech, which she gave after becoming the first black woman to win the Cecil B. DeMille Award. When the Los Angeles Times asked if she’d think about a 2020 bid, Winfrey slyly responded, “OK.” When asked if she had plans to run, Winfrey replied that, “I don’t ― I don’t.” George Pimentel via Getty Images Oprah Winfrey poses with the Cecil B. DeMille Award at
At least one of Wall Street’s biggest firms is growing more comfortable with cryptocurrencies.Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is setting up a trading desk to make markets in digital currencies such as bitcoin, according to people with knowledge of the strategy. The bank aims to get the business running by the end of June, if not earlier, two of the people said. Another said it’s still trying to work out security issues as well as how it would hold, or
A day after embarking on a pay hike, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is taking steps to shake up management at thousands of its stores.The world’s biggest retailer is removing about 3,500 store co-managers, a salaried role that acts as a lieutenant underneath each store manager, according to people familiar with the move. It’s also adding about 1,700 assistant store managers, a slightly lower-paid role, who will oversee fast-growing areas like online orders, one of the people said.All co-managers will be notified
Heavy-handed photo retouching has come under scrutiny in recent years. But you've never seen a botched Photoshop job like this before. Pam and Dave Zaring shared a series of photos to their Facebook page on Friday of a family photoshoot they had taken last year. "We paid a photographer, who claimed to be a professional, $250 for a family photo shoot. Please see these FOR REAL photos she delivered to us," they wrote, along with six incredibly terrifying photographs
China added to bond investors’ jitters on Wednesday as traders braced for what they feared could be the end of a three-decade bull market.Senior government officials in Beijing reviewing the nation’s foreign-exchange holdings have recommended slowing or halting purchases of U.S. Treasuries, according to people familiar with the matter. The news comes as global debt markets were already selling off amid signs that central banks are starting to step back after years of bond-buying stimulus. Yields on 10-year Treasuries rose
Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump slammed reports questioning his mental stability in a series of tweets Saturday morning, writing he's a "very stable genius" after the publication of an expos about his first year as President put the White House into damage-control mode."Actually, throughout my life, my two greatest assets have been mental stability and being, like, really smart," the President continued. "Crooked Hillary Clinton also played these cards very hard and, as everyone knows, went down in flames. I
Lawyers representing the firm that published Fire And Fury: Inside The Trump White House strongly pushed back against President Donald Trump‘s legal team, which demanded the publisher halt publication of the book. In response to a cease-and-desist letter sent to Henry Holt and Company Inc. and the author Michael Wolff, the publisher’s lawyers said there is “no reason to doubt” that the book is an “accurate report on events of vital public importance,” and they would not issue an
Climate change often evokes images of powerful hurricanes and rising sea levels, which is perfectly understandable. What often falls by the wayside, though, is the fact that this anthropogenic phenomenon could trigger an entirely new refugee crisis, one that may see up to 2 billion people escape its ravages by the end of the century. Now, a new study in Science has attempted to estimate the number of climate refugees that will seek asylum in the European Union (EU).
The Justice Department didn’t do any of that when federal prosecutors unsealed terrorism charges last week against Taylor Michael Wilson. The 26-year-old white supremacist from St. Charles, Missouri, allegedly breached a secure area of an Amtrak train on Oct. 22 while armed with a gun and plenty of backup ammunition. He set off the emergency brake, sending passengers lunging as the train cars went “completely black.” As passengers waited in dark train cars that smelled of burning rubber, Amtrak workers kept the man pinned
There are actually people who think Michelle Williams didnt deserve to be Golden Globes telecast was, if not completely crushed by an anvil, then certainly bruised days later when one of the more egregious cases of gender pay inequityat least ones that have been made publiccame to light.Actually, strike that. Maybe it wasnt a quell to the momentum, but a rage-fueled turbo boost, with yet another egregious injustice to bolster its caseespecially when you survey the ridiculous, offensive, and
(CNN)Nothing means more to Donald Trump than his image.Trump's image is under siege, and "Fire and Fury" seems certain to widen the perception between the version of himself that the President wants America to see and the one that emerges from behind-the-scenes reports.After a slow start Wednesday, when the White House seemed almost as staggered as the rest of Washington about Bannon's betrayal, Trump aides and friends sprang to his defense in a belated damage control effort.White House press
Keeping your gut and its resident bacteria in tip-top shape is important business, but how can you keep on top of this very internal issue? Fart-detecting pills, obviously. Scientists at Monash University and RMIT University in Australia have recently developed an ingestible capsule that’s able to measure the different concentrations of gas in your gut. This information can then be wirelessly transmitted via a receiver device to a smartphone, allowing individuals to monitor the effect of their diet in real time.
Emily Ratajkowski is without a doubt one of the most beautiful women on the planet. Her flawless features and jaw-dropping physique have seen her become one of the most sought-after models in the business, after she shot to fame after appearing nude in the music video for Robin Thicke’s ‘Blurred Lines’. But in a recent attempt to promote the company on her Instagram account, Ratajkowski came under fire from users after suggesting stating how hair is an essential part of a
West Palm Beach, Florida (CNN)President Donald Trump has spent nearly one-third of his time in office this year at one of the properties that either bear his name or that his family company owns, according to CNN's count.With Trump comes a host of White House aides, an abundance of Secret Service agents and the ongoing controversy around the President boosting his private businesses by making frequent visits to properties that bear the Trump name.Trump signs sweeping tax overhaulTrump supporters