Takeaway declares victory in Just Eat bid battle

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch online food ordering service Takeaway.com (TKWY.AS) on Friday declared victory in its bid to buy Britain’s Just Eat (JE.L) in a deal worth 5.9 billion pounds ($7.7 billion). Takeaway said in a statement that 80.4 percent of Just Eat shareholders had agreed to its all-share offer, passing a 50 percent threshold needed to make the offer […]

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‘I’m just as American as they are’: Activists, DACA recipients gather as Supreme Court hears case

WASHINGTON – “Si se puede” rang out across the crowd of hundreds of activists, supporters and “DREAMers” who are recipients of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program. Drizzle fell as the crowd spilled onto First Street in front of the Supreme Court, all awaiting some sense of how things had gone inside the court. The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday […]

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Why Did Oprah Winfrey Just Donate $13 Million?

Oprah Winfrey is one of the top charitable celebrities, donating hundreds of millions of dollars to causes closest to her heart. She has her own foundations that she does amazing work through while continuing to donate her time and efforts to others she finds worthy. She recently made history as the largest donor to one of the finest higher educational […]

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Summer swelter: Earth just had its hottest June on record

Tourists cool themselves off in the 'Nasone' at Pantheon Square in Rome on June 28, 2019. (Photo: Massimo Percossi, EPA-EFE) Last month was the Earth’s hottest June ever record, federal climate scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday. It beat out 2016 for the hottest June with records going back to 1880.  The warmth was most pronounced in […]

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‘I just can’t leave it like that’: Jennifer Lopez makes up NYC show ended by blackout

Jennifer Lopez performs at Madison Square Garden on July 12, 2019 in New York City. (Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ABA) Jennifer Lopez got back out on the Madison Square Garden floor Monday night, giving a full show to attendees of Saturday’s concert cut short following a city-wide power outage in New York. Lopez, a native of the Bronx, told Entertainment Tonight Monday […]

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Branson: Pound could be just a dollar in 'no-deal' Brexit

Richard Branson is concerned a no-deal Brexit could hurt the value of the British pound and drop it to the same value as the dollar. Continue Reading Below The billionaire Virgin Group founder told the BBC this week that a plummet in the currency’s value would be “devastating” to the company and that Virgin would have to shift investment out […]

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UPS Just Sent a Clear Message About Which Alternative Fuel Is Winning Now

In late May, shipping giant UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced a seven-year deal with natural-gas-for-transportation leader Clean Energy Fuels (NASDAQ: CLNE), to purchase 170 million gallon equivalents of renewable natural gas. UPS will buy between 22.5 million and 25 million gallons every year through 2026. This is the biggest purchase of renewable natural gas in American history. UPS called RNG "a […]

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Why Okta Shares Just Hit a New High

If you're unfamiliar with Okta (NASDAQ: OKTA), that's understandable — the cloud software company works in a specific niche of the cybersecurity space, helping businesses ensure that the the people accessing their systems really are who they claim to be. So individuals aren't buying what it sells, but given the ever-rising threat that hackers pose, more and more companies are […]

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