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Trump appoints ex-Goldman exec as Treasury Sec, bank’s stocks hit highest levels since 2007

Goldman Sachs’ stock price jumped to levels not seen since before the financial crash, thanks to President-elect Donald Trump’s announcement of his intended Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman exec and hedge fund...

‘Voice’ star Christina Grimmie dies after shooting at Orlando concert, killer commits suicide

Singer Christina Grimmie, the former YouTube star who rose to fame on ‘The Voice’, was shot dead at her concert in Orlando, Florida. She was earlier reported to be fighting for her life. The...

Mexico captures fugitive drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman – president

The notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been arrested after his scandalous prison break last year, the Mexican president announced via his Twitter. “Mission completed: we've got him. I’d like to inform the...

San Bernardino shooting: Search for suspects underway, 14 killed, 17 injured

At least 14 people have been killed and 17 more wounded in San Bernardino, California where up to 3 attackers went on a shooting spree at a regional center that aids people with disabilities....

Human resources: Walmart hired Lockheed Martin to keep tabs on employees

Walmart hired global security giant Lockheed Martin a few years ago to monitor activism in its massive workforce, according to new documents. The defense contractor tracked employees’ social media and reported protest participation to...

‘No specific and credible intelligence’ of terrorist plot over Thanksgiving – Obama

President Barack Obama told the American people there is "no specific and credible" threat to the US after receiving special national security briefings two days in a row about potential holiday terrorism threats by...