Manifest Boss: Stolen [Spoiler] Will Stoke Conspiracy Theories — Plus, Will Ben's Rival for Grace Fight Back?

It was one (literally) microscopic step forward for Manifest‘s mystery-solving team, and then a corpse-sized step back, as Episode 3 of the freshman NBC hit came to a close. Just as medical researcher Saanvi revealed to Ben and Michaela that she and Cal possess a genetic marker that was not there before the fateful Flight […]

Costco exec says the company still pays better than any rival following Amazon’s decision to raise wages to $15 per hour (COST)

Tim Boyle / Getty Images Costco is unconcerned about losing potential employees to Amazon despite the e-commerce giant’s higher minimum wage. CFO Richard Galanti said that Costco’s average pay still “dwarfs any other retail or retail-type entity out there” in a call with investors on Thursday.  According to Galanti, Costco workers make an average of […]

Fighting talk: Rival fans troll Khabib’s football team with chants of ‘Conor McGregor’ (VIDEO)

Fans of Russian club Zenit St. Petersburg knew the perfect way to rile supporters of Anzhi Makhachkala in their game at the weekend, chanting the name of UFC star Conor McGregor – who soon fights local hero Khabib Nurmagomedov. Dagestani-born Nurmagomedov is a huge football fan and a big supporter of local team Anzhi, who […]

Revealed: Messi voted for Ronaldo in FIFA Best Awards – but Juve star shunned rival

Lionel Messi handed a shock vote to rival Cristiano Ronaldo by naming him in his top three picks for the FIFA Best Men’s Player Award, but the Juventus star snubbed the Barca ace from his list of nominees. Croatia and Real Madrid playmaker Luka Modric picked up the title of the world’s best player at […]

Audi Planning Luxurious A8 to Rival Mercedes-Maybach, Resurrection of Horch Name: Report

Audi’s fourth-generation A8 sedan is the pinnacle of the brand’s opulence, so long as you’re willing to ignore every model that begins with the letter R and the forthcoming Q8. Starting at $ 83,800 before destination, the A8 isn’t cheap. But it does represent a relative bargain compared to the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, a model which […]

Tesla’s most credible rival raises $1 billion from Saudi Arabia

Enlarge / The Lucid Air, due out in 2020. (credit: Lucid Motors) Lucid Motors, the electric car startup we described as Tesla’s most credible rival last year, got a shot in the arm on Monday as Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund announced a $ 1 billion investment. The company aims to bring its first car […]

Osaka to sign mega-money Adidas deal that could rival Serena in highest paid stakes – reports

US Open champion, and Serena Williams conqueror, Naomi Osaka is reportedly set to sign the biggest-ever deal for a female athlete with sports giant Adidas, that could see her rival Williams as the world’s highest-paid sportswoman. Fresh from pocketing a $ 3.8 million check from winning the US Open on Saturday, Osaka is now set […]

Medopad acquires U.S. rival Sherbit for AI-driven disease detection

Medopad, a U.K. health technology startup that leverages machine learning to connect patients with a range of health care professionals, has announced its expansion into the U.S. with its acquisition of San Francisco-based Sherbit. Founded out of London in 2011, Medopad offers technology to “bridge the gap between patients and medical teams,…Read More

Saudi Arabia dropped another hint that it’s moving forward with plans to turn rival Qatar into an island

DFlam/Shutterstock A senior Saudi official seemed to confirm the Kingdom is moving forward with ambitious plans to turn Qatar into an island.  A senior adviser to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman tweeted that he was “impatiently waiting for details” on plans to dig a canal along its 38-mile (61 kilometer) border with Qatar. Saudi Arabia has […]

11 hospitalized as rival right-wing & anti-fascist protests face off in Chemnitz, Germany (VIDEOS)

Eleven people have been taken to hospital in the wake of a right-wing demonstration and an anti-fascist counter-protest in the eastern German city of Chemnitz, where a fatal stabbing sparked a wave of rallies. [embedded content] Tensions were running high in Chemnitz with sporadic clashes being reported between the participants of two rival marches that […]