Dead department stores are finding an unexpected new life with U-Haul (M, SHLD, UHAL)

AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall U-Haul is looking to buy 13 former Sears and Kmart stores for $ 62 million, court documents show. These former department store locations will be repurposed into U-Haul storage centers and places to house its fleet of rental trucks.  U-Haul has a policy in place whereby it buys and renovates pre-existing buildings […]

Facebook looks like it’s preparing for war with Trump after hiring a top Department of Justice antitrust lawyer

Getty/Business Insider Facebook looks like it is preparing for war with Donald Trump. The firm has hired Kate Patchen, the chief of the Department of Justice’s antitrust division in San Francisco. It follows Trump saying that his administration is “looking at” antitrust proceedings against Google, Amazon, and Facebook. Facebook is also hiring a lead counsel […]

Snap reportedly subpoenaed by Justice Department and SEC for information on IPO disclosures

Getty/Michael Kovac The Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission have subpoenaed Snap for information about its March 2017 initial public offering. The company said in a statement it has responded to the government subpoenas and other requests for information. The federal inquiries follow an ongoing shareholder lawsuit in which investors allege that Snap misled […]

Energy Department proposes funding for Ohio’s first offshore wind project

Enlarge / A simulated image of turbines in the distance out on Lake Erie. They are very tiny and in the middle left section of the horizon. Notably, this simulation is used to show that the turbines will hardly be a blight on Ohio’s beach views. (credit: Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation) An energy development […]

Hours after bombshell Rod Rosenstein report, Trump vows to eliminate what he calls ‘lingering stench’ at Justice Department

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster President Donald Trump told his supporters at a rally in Missouri that there was a “lingering stench” about what was being exposed at the Justice Department. Trump assured supporters that he would cut Justice Department employees who he believed were working against his presidency. SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump told a […]

Trump vows to ‘get rid of lingering stench’ at Justice Department

President Donald Trump has promised to rid the US Justice Department of “lingering stench” and clean it of really “bad people,” following claims that DAG Rod Rosenstein wanted to secretly record him and had discussed impeachment. “Just look at what is being exposed in our Justice Department… We have great people in the Department of […]

State Department email breach leaks employees’ personal data

The latest government data breach affected State Department employee emails. On September 7th, workers were notified that their personally identifiable information was obtained by an unnamed actor, according to a recent report from Politico. It apparently impacted “less than one percent” of employees and direct victims of the breach were alerted at the time. Apparently, […]