Northamerican

The Inside Story Of Papa John's Toxic Culture

Two years ago John Schnatter fancied himself untouchable. He was CEO of Papa John’s, the nationwide pizza chain he founded, and served as its ubiquitous TV pitchman. The business had grown to 5,000 stores and $1.7 billion in revenue, and his fortune tallied some $950 million. “We see news story …

Employment

Duchess Meghan Is ‘Planning a Personal, Unofficial Trip’ to the U.S. This Summer

Before <b>Prince Harry</b> and <b>Duchess Meghan</b> make an official visit to the U.S. in 2019, the former actress will make the journey solo.<p>“She’s planning a …

Celebrity News

10 Stocks for the Next 10 Years

You can rest easy knowing these companies will deliver consistent returns over the long haul.<p>When it comes to stocks, big isn't always better. But if …

Investing

Delta's Newest Plane, the Airbus A220, Will Start Flying Early This Winter

North American travelers will have a new bird to fly on come wintertime. During last week’s quarterly earnings call, Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian …

Aviation

The Trump Administration Proposes Limiting Protections for Threatened Species

(DENVER) — The Trump administration on Thursday proposed ending automatic protections for threatened animals and plants and limiting habitat …

U.S. Politics

'Monumental' undertaking: Workers finally tame an epic landslide that reshaped the coast and blocked Highway 1

Drivers along Highway 1 — coming and going to Big Sur — typically ignored Mud Creek. Most maps overlooked this most prosaically named feature along the California coast.<p>There were no landmarks here, nothing to call attention to anything but the road, which hugged a cliff high above the surf below. …

California

Canadian government threatens to retaliate if Trump imposes auto tariffs

OTTAWA — The federal government has sent a blunt warning to the Trump administration — if it slaps Canada with auto tariffs, Canada will hit …

Canadian News

What a 14-Hour Flight on a Hello Kitty–Themed Airline Is Like

...I was the youngest person on the plane by 10 years.<p>I have a very specific long-haul flight ritual: One hoodie. One terrible movie I’d never watch on land. One glass of wine. One poke at whatever they’re passing off as dinner. And then please, don’t wake me unless you’re asking me to put my seat …

Hello Kitty

Radiohead Express Outrage, Hold Moment of Silence at First Toronto Show Since Stage Collapse

Earlier tonight, Radiohead played their first show in Toronto since the 2012 stage collapse that killed the band’s drum tech Scott Johnson. Thom Yorke took a moment to address the tragedy. “We wanted to do a show in Toronto, the stage collapsed, killing one of our colleagues and friends,” he said. …

Music

10 Cancelled Warplanes That Never Made It Into Battle

What happenned to them? For every military aircraft that makes it into service, a thousand projects survive only in tattered blueprints in filing …

Military History

Latest ranking of world's top 10 airlines does not include a U.S. carrier — again

An annual ranking of the world’s top airlines has once again shown that passengers around the globe don’t think highly of U.S. carriers.<p>The top 10 ranking, based on surveys of more than 20 million travelers worldwide, was dominated this year by airlines based in Asia and the Middle East.<p>At the top …

Business

Naim ND 555 Network Player has North American debut at invite-only event

Remember the Naim CD 555?<p>It is still considered by many to be one of the finest sounding CD players ever built.<p>It’s a massive and squat CD playback …

Audiophile

Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega slams Catholic bishops as allies of 'coup plotters'

Catholic bishops "wanted to cause a coup d'etat in Nicaragua," President Daniel Ortega told his supporters while marking the anniversary of the 1979 …

Venezuela

Look at This Incredible New Armored Dinosaur Found in Utah

They’re calling this newly discovered dinosaur “thorny head,” and it’s changing what we know of North American ankylosaurs, the heavily armored …

Geek

Crespi Estate Hits Market as Most Expensive Property in Dallas Area

The stars at night are big and bright at the Crespi Estate, a $38.5 million mansion in north Dallas—the city’s most expensive property currently on …

Real Estate

Federal Highway Administration kills Juneau road project

The federal government has officially killed a project to improve access to Alaska's capital nearly two years after Gov. Bill Walker halted the road …

FHA

Israel Just Passed A Controversial, Long-Contested 'Nation-State' Bill. Here's What You Should Read About It - Digg

On Thursday, Israel narrowly passed a "basic law" declaring the country as a Jewish nation-state, with a 62-55 vote in Parliament. The translated …

Israel

Baby snake 'frozen in time' gives insight into lost world

<b>The fossil of a baby snake has been discovered entombed inside amber.</b><p>The creature has been frozen in time for 99 million years.<p>The snake lived in what is now Myanmar, during the age of the dinosaurs.<p>Scientists say the snake fossil is "unbelievably rare".<p>"This is the very first baby snake fossil …

Chinese Academy of Sciences

A £4 Million Mansion in Devon, England, Complete With Shipdeck and Helipad

A 39-acre estate on its own peninsula in Devon, England, has been listed for £4 million (US$5.2 million).<p>The home, dubbed Woods House, is on the bank …

Selling

Somali immigrants protected status extended – Bloomberg

Bloomberg Markets: Asia<p>Bloomberg Markets: Asia. Live from Hong Kong, bringing you the most important global business and breaking markets news …

Bloomberg Markets

PlayStation 4 System Update 6.00 Beta Registration Are Now Open

About 6 months after PlayStation 4 System Software Update 5.50 released, Sony has now opened up registrations to beta test for the next major …

PS4 Pro

Comic-Con 2018: Dragon Ball Super: Broly Movie Trailer Reveals Some Big Fights

During its San Diego Comic-Con 2018 panel, Funimation premiered a trailer for <i>Dragon Ball Super: Broly</i>. The movie, which is the first in the <i>Dragon Ball Super</i> series and the 20th <i>Dragon Ball</i> anime film overall, was announced earlier in the month and confirmed for a Western theatrical release shortly …

Anime

Kennywood announces record-breaking Pittsburgh Steelers-themed roller coaster for 2019 (video)

WEST MIFFLIN, Pennsylvania - Kennywood amusement park, just east of Pittsburgh, will build a new Pittsburgh Steelers-themed roller coaster, Steel …

Roller Coasters

Box Office: 'The Greatest Showman' Became One Of The Leggiest Movies Ever

With <i>Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again</i> set to open tonight, I thought I’d check back in with the last big live-action musical smash. Today marks, if you count Tuesday previews, seven months since the Hugh Jackman/Michelle Williams/Zac Efron/Zendaya/Rebecca Ferguson musical opened in North American …

La La Land

Lamborghini Spyder Makes North American Debut

By<p>July 19, 2018 1:58 p.m. ET<p>NAPA VALLEY, CALIFORNIA—Picture a quartet of 2018 Lamborghini Huracán Performante Spyders, buzzing up a narrow mountain …

Carbon Fiber

Powerhouse cast delivers the joy, sorrow, passion in sizzling 'Color Purple'

When the musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Color Purple” premiered in 2004, it was kind of a bloated mess. But …

Women of Color

Canada plays down Trump comments on NAFTA, sees trilateral deal

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada on Thursday played down U.S. President Donald Trump's suggestion that he might seek separate trade deals with NAFTA partners Canada and Mexico, noting he has made similar comments before.<p>Trump said on Wednesday the United States might hammer out a trade deal with Mexico, …

Business

Universal Forest Products down 8% post Q2 results

Universal Forest Products (UFPI -8.4%) reported Q2 growth of 20.6% Y/Y to $1.29B reflecting contribution from unit sales of 8% Y/Y and rising lumber …

Business

Desalination plant brings relief to Ensenada residents struggling with limited water supply

Baja California’s first utility-scale desalination plant has launched operations, supplying 5.7 million gallons a day of converted seawater to …

Water

The End is Near For the Economic Boom

<b>THE OPTIMISM IS BEAMING</b> like the summer sun. America’s big-company CEOs are bursting with confidence, in June expecting to take in even more revenue …

Economics