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Why haven't we heard from Ferguson grand jury?

The signs pointed to the grand jury drawing near a decision as to whether Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson will be charged with a crime for fatally shooting Michael Brown.<p>But word leaked out Saturday that when the Missouri grand jury wrapped up its session Friday, it hadn't wrapped up the …

India's Congress party: Down but not yet out

<b>The rout inflicted by the BJP on the incumbent Congress has already prompted analysts to pen obituaries for the grand old party which has ruled India for the majority of its post-independence history. These obituaries, however tempting they are to compose, are premature.</b><p>The decline and fall of the …

Box Office: 'Godzilla' Scores $38.5M Friday, Could Reach $100M

<i>Godzilla</i> earned a surprising $38.5 million on its opening day, including $9.3m in Thursday showings and $6.2m in IMAX alone. How I love it when the tracking is wrong. As a box office pundit, there are few things more enjoyable than a happy box office surprise, when a film vastly over-performs its …

Wall Street Has Been Sneaking Peeks At Fed Decisions: Study

For at least the past 16 years, stock market traders have apparently been profiting from sneak peeks at the most important monetary policy decisions in the world. But the markets are not rigged! No, sir.<p>Interest rate decisions by the Federal Reserve's policy committee between 1997 and 2013 were …

Get ready for Google Translate on steroids

Google said Friday that it is scooping up virtual reality translation app maker Quest Digital, whose technology will eventually allow Google Translate to read and translate words read by your smartphone camera.<p>Quest Digital makes an app called Word Lens that reads text through a smartphone’s …