Andrew Yang for prez promises $1,000-a-month

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE) — The unlikely presidential run of Andrew Yang, who is proposing a $1,000-a-month “freedom dividend” to every adult in America, rolled Friday into San Francisco, more…

Online insults now mean jail time in Russia

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MOSCOW TIMES) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a controversial set of bills that make it a crime to “disrespect” the state and spread “fake news” online, more…

Dow posts 4-day winning streak

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Stocks rose on Monday as Amazon and Apple outperformed, but gains were kept in check amid pressure from Boeing and Facebook, while investors braced for a more…

Google makes Greenpeace co-founder 'vanish'

by Art Moore -- [caption id="attachment_4731016" align="aligncenter" width="596"] During his Great Purge, Stalin infamously had Avel Enukidze, a onetime member of Communist Party's governing body, erased from a 1934 photo after being more…

Dimon: U.S. economy split, leaving poor behind

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said that the U.S. economy has essentially been split into those benefiting from thriving corporations and those who are left more…

Facebook execs flee, exodus may be contagious

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_4694746" align="aligncenter" width="597"] Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (Wikimedia Commons)[/caption] The exodus of 11 senior executives from Facebook spells trouble, warns a Wall Street Brokerage firm that downgraded more…