Varney: Impending failure of Trump's impeachment 'a plus' for your money

Varney: Democrats will not be given power to destroy economy FOX Business’ Stuart Varney on record stock market growth and how investors are reading the winds of politics to see that President Trump will not be removed from office. FOX Business’ Stuart Varney argued that the market is strong because investors know Democrats will not get the power to ruin it […]

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Paul George getting restless to finally make Clippers debut: ‘I’m tired of rehabbing’

LOS ANGELES — Eventually, Paul George’s ritual became a running joke. Occasionally, George performed his habit in secret. As he remained confined to non-contact drills while healing his surgically repaired left and right shoulders, George often mused he would join his Los Angeles Clippers teammates in a scrimmage. Coach Doc Rivers often noticed George sneaking in for a possession after turning […]

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Accountancy watchdog warns auditors in wake of Thomas Cook collapse

Britain’s accounting watchdog has criticised auditors for failing to challenge management when scrutinising company accounts, following a series of major corporate failures such as Thomas Cook and Carillion. The Financial Reporting Council’s annual Developments in Audit report found that “audit quality is still not consistently reaching the necessary high standards expected”. It found that auditors continued to struggle most with […]

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Hundreds of Oklahoma inmates to be freed, the largest mass release in US history

More than 400 inmates in Oklahoma will be released Monday after a law signed this year retroactively reduced the sentences for individuals who committed low-level crimes. The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board approved the commutation of 462 inmates unanimously, and on Friday, Gov. Kevin Stitt’s office has processed the recommendations for final approval. It is the largest mass commutation – or […]

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AT&T offers free HBO Max to trump Verizon, Sprint in mobile 'Game of Thrones'

AT&T announces new streaming service HBO Max; Amazon gives Prime members an appetizing perk Morning Business Outlook: AT&T announces the launch of HBO Max, the company’s streaming service that will feature shows, movies and series from Warner Brothers and original content. AT&T gained an array of classic movies and TV shows with its $109 billion acquisition of Time Warner. With the introduction […]

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Paul Batura: Daylight saving time frenzy – What's so bad about 'falling back,' America?

Sen. Marco Rubio files bill to make daylight saving time permanent nationwide Under the Sunshine Protection Act of 2019, Americans would set their clocks ahead one hour and keep them there, creating an extra hour of sunlight even in winter. Americans will “fall back” for the 101st time in the predawn dark of Sunday morning, officially ending this year’s iteration of daylight […]

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ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi believed dead after U.S. military raid, officials say

WASHINGTON — Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the shadowy leader of the Islamic State group who presided over its global jihad and became arguably the world’s most wanted man, is believed dead after being targeted by a U.S. military raid in Syria. A U.S. official told The Associated Press late Saturday that al-Baghdadi was targeted in Syria’s Idlib province. The official said […]

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7 of our top opinion columns this week: ICYMI

In today’s fast-paced news environment, it can be hard to keep up. For your weekend reading, we’ve started in-case-you-missed-it compilations of some of the week’s top USA TODAY Opinion pieces. As always, thanks for reading, and for your feedback. — USA TODAY Opinion editors 1. Stop fearmongering about ‘Medicare for All.’ Most families would pay less for better care. By Donald M. Berwick “America desperately needs an honest […]

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