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  • Samsung buys home-automation startup SmartThings

    Samsung buys home-automation startup SmartThings
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will buy SmartThings, a startup backed by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin that helps connect household devices, one of its largest U.S.-startup acquisitions to date. The South Korean electronics maker...
  • Pope confirms he will visit Philadelphia

    Last month, when Archbishop Charles Chaput told an audience that Pope Francis would come to Philadelphia in 2015, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia hastily issued a statement saying the visit was unconfirmed. But now, another prelate has confirmed the...
  • National Guard to help restore calm in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. Just moments after Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ronald S. Johnson announced early Monday that new security steps were planned in Ferguson that would not include National Guard troops, Gov. Jay Nixon announced that he was activating those...
  • Ex-U.S. SEC chair named to serve on Wall Street regulatory board

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Elisse Walter, a former regulator who twice served as head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, was appointed on Thursday to serve as a public governor to the board of Wall Street's self-funded regulator. The Financial...
  • SeaWorld won't appeal ruling keeping whale trainers out of water

    SeaWorld won't appeal ruling keeping whale trainers out of water
    SeaWorld Entertainment has decided not to go to the U.S. Supreme Court to appeal a citation barring trainers from performing with its killer whales. The company said in a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission last week that it has...
  • The Sports Xchange: Big Ten newcomers to watch

    The Sports Xchange The Sports Xchange: Big Ten newcomers to watch The Sports Xchange polled its college football correspondents in the Big Ten to identify the top newcomers in the conference. One player who could be a star from the opening snap is...
  • Former Obama campaign manager to run Uber's political strategy

    Former Obama campaign manager to run Uber's political strategy
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber has enlisted David Plouffe, President Barack Obama's 2008 campaign manager, to devise and run its global political and branding strategy, as the fast-expanding car rides-on-demand startup runs into stiff resistance in some...
  • Big changes and opportunity for Terrapins

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Maryland - INSIDE SLANT The B1G change is finally here, Maryland gearing up for Big Ten competition, and fourth-year coach Randy Edsall with a team, at least on paper, that looks up to the task. The Terrapins (7-...
  • Appalled if video of journalist murder by Islamic State genuine: U.S.

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Tuesday that U.S. intelligence agents were working to verify the authenticity of a video purported to show the murder of an American journalist by Islamic State and expressed outrage if it turns out to be...
  • Sport Suspension Changed My Tune on the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG

     
    We often test-drive cars at drive events on unfamiliar roads. This can paint a different picture of how that same model may perform when driven in and around Cars.com's Chicago headquarters, where the majority of our testing occurs. When I......
  • Apps put fitness fans through short, sharp workouts

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Fitness buffs who can't make it to the gym but still want to exercise can turn to apps for a short, intense workout when they are pressed for time. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control recommend that adults do at least 150 minutes...