Despite America's embargo against Cuba, baseball has been one of Havana's major exports. However, its not clear whether the historic thaw in relations between the two countries that began this month will lead to an even bigger baseball boom.
University of Texas offensive coordinator Major Applewhite and the school's athletic director released a joint statement on Friday night acknowledging that Applewhite had an "inappropriate" relationship with a student during the team's trip to the 2009 Fiesta Bowl.
Tokyo (AFP) - The arrest of MtGox boss Mark Karpeles has begun to shed light on the defunct Bitcoin exchange after hundreds of millions of dollars in virtual currency vanished from its digital vaults last year.
PARIS — The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appeared to have practiced a controlled descent on his flight into Barcelona just two hours before he intentionally crashed the A320 jet into a mountainside on the return flight to Duesseldorf, air accident investigators said Wednesday.
The cache of emails between Apple and Google over their allegedly illegal agreement to not compete for each others' employees is producing more gems. This time, Pando has found an email exchange between Google chairman Eric Schmidt and Apple founder Steve Jobs about a Google recruiter who was caught trying to poach an Apple staffer. The staffer was fired, and Jobs reacted by sending a "smiley face" in an email.
Washington Center for Equitable Growth | Understanding the Wall Street View of the World–and Why It Doesn’t Change: Monday Focus: March 17, 2014: Let us start with Paul Krugman, commenting on a piece by Noah Smith:
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