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Sony Europe moves legal base out of UK because of Brexit

Sony Europe moves legal base out of UK because of Brexit

Britain’s dithering over Brexit has gone on too long for Sony. The Japanese company said Wednesday that it would register its European business in Amsterdam, switching its legal base from London. It blamed uncertainty surrounding Britain’s plans to leave the European Union. The announcement underscores the fears over Brexit among top Japanese corporations, many of…MORE

Deaths of Saudi sisters in New York found to be suicide

Deaths of Saudi sisters in New York found to be suicide

The deaths of two Saudi sisters whose bodies were discovered on the banks of New York’s Hudson River last October were a double suicide, medical examiners have concluded. Rotana Farea, 23, and Tala Farea, 16, were Saudi citizens who had been living in the United States for two to three years. “Today, my office determined…MORE

LA teachers return to classrooms after 6-day strike

LA teachers return to classrooms after 6-day strike

Los Angeles teachers will return to their classrooms Wednesday after a six-day strike ended late Tuesday with teachers and staff throwing their support behind a new agreement. Preliminary numbers from a vote by members of the United Teachers Los Angeles show that “a vast super majority” voted yes, ending the strike, UTLA President Alex Caputo-Pearl…MORE

South Korea launches major investigation into abuse in sport after skating scandal

South Korea launches major investigation into abuse in sport after skating scandal

Officials in South Korea will interview thousands of adult and child athletes about alleged abuses within the East Asian country’s sports culture, following a series of dramatic revelations from female skaters. Last week, an 18-year-old skater told CNN how she was physically and sexually abused by coaches throughout much of her career. She came forward…MORE

Denver teachers vote to strike for first time in 25 years

Denver teachers vote to strike for first time in 25 years

After more than a year of tense negotiations with the school district, Denver teachers overwhelmingly voted to strike late Tuesday. Following two days of voting, the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) announced that 93% of its members approved a strike after negotiations failed. “Denver teachers overwhelmingly agreed to strike,” lead negotiator Rob Gould said during…MORE

Sources say Trump’s not angry at Giuliani: ‘Rudy’s not getting fired’

Sources say Trump’s not angry at Giuliani: ‘Rudy’s not getting fired’

President Donald Trump is not angry at his attorney Rudy Giuliani, despite the former New York mayor’s contradictory answers in recent interviews about a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow, sources told CNN Tuesday — and Giuliani is not going anywhere. A source familiar with the Trump legal team told CNN on Tuesday, “Rudy’s not…MORE

China will overtake the US as the world’s biggest retail market this year

China will overtake the US as the world’s biggest retail market this year

China’s economy may be slowing down, but the country is still set to eclipse the United States as the world’s top retail market for the first time. Retail sales in China will reach more than $5.6 trillion this year, about $100 billion more than in the United States, according to research published Wednesday by consulting…MORE

Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg defends use of ‘stop and frisk’ policing

Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg defends use of ‘stop and frisk’ policing

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg offered a full-throated defense of the New York Police Department’s use of “stop and frisk” policing Tuesday evening, attributing the city’s declining murder rate during his tenure as mayor to the controversial policy. Taking questions from the audience during the United States Naval Academy’s 2019 Leadership Conference, Bloomberg…MORE

Police: Oklahoma Man Pointed Gun At Woman During Road Rage Incident

Police: Oklahoma Man Pointed Gun At Woman During Road Rage Incident

An Oklahoma man is accused of pointing a gun at another driver after an alleged road rage incident on U.S. 412. Jeffrey Scott Lewis, 49, of Watts, Okla., was arrested Jan. 17 in connection with three counts of aggravated assault, a Class D felony. He also faces five misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.…MORE

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