CBS Directors Discuss Whether CEO Leslie Moonves Should Step Aside Pending Probe Into Harassment Allegations

CBS Directors Discuss Whether CEO Leslie Moonves Should Step Aside Pending Probe Into Harassment Allegations

Some CBS Corp. directors discussed over the weekend whether Chief Executive Leslie Moonves should step aside from the company pending its investigation into allegations he sexually harassed women, according to people familiar with the matter. The board of CBS, which is scheduled to meet via conference call this Monday in advance of its second quarter […]

Robert Smith on 2018 Michigan football: “They're gonna be tough”

Robert Smith on 2018 Michigan football: “They're gonna be tough”

How are the 2018 Michigan Wolverines going to play? “They’re gonna be tough,” Fox Sports analyst Robert Smith told Maize n Brew at Big Ten Media Day. “Things are shaping up to be pretty good for them.” “You have Shea Patterson, they’re getting some firepower at the quarterback position which has been a big problem […]

Africa ready to awaken the roar of the dragon

Africa ready to awaken the roar of the dragon

With South Africa hosting the BRICS Summit, there has never been a better time to champion the country and the broader continent’s agenda. BRICS serves as a timely reminder that as emerging markets make a greater contribution to the global economy than ever before, bilateral relations are also being reset to optimise new opportunities – […]

Syrian army fights Islamic State in spite of hostage threat

Syrian army fights Islamic State in spite of hostage threat

Pro-Syrian government forces advanced on an Islamic State (IS) group pocket in southwest Syria on Sunday, a military media unit run by Damascus’s ally Hezbollah reported, in spite of a threat to hostages the militants seized last week. Syrian state television broadcast footage from near the scene of the fighting showing military vehicles moving along […]

Women's World Cup: England beat Ireland to seal crossover phase place

Women's World Cup: England beat Ireland to seal crossover phase place

Highlights: England beat Ireland to keep World Cup hopes alive 2018 Hockey Women’s World Cup Venue: Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London Dates: 21 July – 5 August Coverage: Live commentary of every England game online and on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, reports on England and Ireland matches […]

Europe's development bank set to stick with London

Europe's development bank set to stick with London

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is considering a move to Canary Wharf as it looks set to stick with London rather than move staff to the continent. The bank is choosing between remaining in its current City of London headquarters and a move to the capital’s eastern financial district in a potential post-Brexit […]

Celebrity Edge Sea Trials Underway

Celebrity Edge Sea Trials Underway

The first set of sea trials for the new Celebrity Edge started last week as the prototype ship left the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard on a pre-determined sailing program. The 117,000-ton ship is due to be delivered from the yard later this year, and is the first of a four-ship order from the Miami-based brand, representing […]

Sky Watch: August is a prime month for gazing at stars and planets

Sky Watch: August is a prime month for gazing at stars and planets

I love this time of the year because we still have plenty of summer left and the nights are getting a little longer. There is almost another full hour of nighttime and the sky is dark enough for star hunting by 10 p.m. The late summer skies are filled with celestial gems and August also […]

Boston Officials Warn Of Possible Measles Exposure In Restaurant And Airport

Boston Officials Warn Of Possible Measles Exposure In Restaurant And Airport

People who visited Boston’s Logan Airport Terminal B last July 20 may be at risk of measles exposure. A person with a confirmed case of measles evidently passed through the airport between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.  ( Ilaria Piras | Pixabay ) Boston officials warn of possible measles exposure at two locations visited by […]

Mark Hamill Shares "Bittersweet" Carrie Fisher Remembrance Ahead of Final Star Wars Appearance

Mark Hamill Shares "Bittersweet" Carrie Fisher Remembrance Ahead of Final Star Wars Appearance

“It’s bittersweet facing my final chapter without her-She is simply irreplaceable.” Mark Hamill took to Twitter Sunday to remember Star Wars costar Carrie Fisher ahead of his final performance as Luke Skywalker in the blockbuster space opera series. “It’s bittersweet facing my final chapter without her-She is simply irreplaceable. I’m finding solace in the fact […]