Record-setting Monday Night Football game gives ESPN best rating since 2014

The only NFL game in history where both teams scored more than 50 points delivered the best “Monday Night Football” rating since 2014. The 54-51 hometown win by the Jared Goff-quarterbacked Los Angeles Rams over the Kansas City Chiefs earned an overnight rating of 11.3 — up 57 percent from the comparable game a year ago, according to Nielsen. Its […]

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Victoria’s Secret’s latest Hail Mary: Bringing back sunglasses and swimsuits

Desperate times call for desperate measures at Victoria’s Secret. The lingerie giant is now hoping that boots, bathing suits and sunglasses will bring back customers who have abandoned it over the past several years. Shares of L Brands, which owns Victoria’s Secret and its teen-focused PINK chain, were tanking by more than 15 percent on Tuesday as management conceded on […]

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Taxpayers’ Alliance received over £223k in foreign donations

A political group that claims to be an independent grassroots campaign representing ordinary British taxpayers has received hundreds of thousands of dollars in foreign donations. The Taxpayers’ Alliance (TPA) has received at least $286,000 (£223,300) from US-based donors in the last five years, including $100,000 originating from a billionaire-founded religious trust incorporated in the Bahamas. An American group set up […]

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey accused of ‘hate mongering’ in India

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has kicked up a social media storm in India after a picture of him with a placard saying “Smash Brahminical patriarchy,” referring to the highest Hindu caste, went viral in one of the company’s fastest-growing markets. The picture, posted on Twitter on Sunday by a journalist who was part of group of women journalists, activists and […]

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Target misses third-quarter estimates, shares tumble

Target reported third-quarter earnings and comparable sales below estimates on Tuesday at a time when a strong economy has boosted consumer spending at rival retailers, sending its shares sliding 12 percent in pre-market trading. Target’s performance spooked investors during the critical holiday season as competitors including Walmart and Macy’s boosted sales during the same period. The Minneapolis-based retailer said it […]

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SocGen laundered nearly $13B to Cuban terrorist groups: DOJ

A major European bank laundered nearly $13 billion in transactions from Cuba and state terrorism sponsors for 10 years as part of a scheme to evade US financial sanctions, according to a $1.34 billion settlement with the Department of Justice announced Monday. Société Générale, one of the largest French banks, was charged with one count of violating the Trading With […]

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Nissan chairman resigns after being accused of underreporting salary

TOKYO — Nissan Motor Co.’s high-flying chairman Carlos Ghosn is to be dismissed after the company said an internal investigation found he under-reported his income by millions of dollars and engaged in other “significant misconduct.” The Japanese broadcaster NHK said Ghosn was arrested Monday after he voluntarily submitted to questioning by Tokyo prosecutors. The prosecutors’ office did not confirm that. […]

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