US revelers wound bystanders, themselves with New Year's celebratory gunfire

The time-honored, if illegal, tradition of firing guns into the air to celebrate the New Year led to a rash of injuries on the first day of 2019 as stray bullets lodged in innocent bystanders – and even the shooters themselves. A Cleveland, OH man shot himself in the leg trying to return his 9mm […]

Are Japan’s Part-Time Employees Working Themselves to Death?

On a sunny morning in June, a middle-aged lawyer named Yoshimasa Obayashi heard his telephone ring once, and nearly ring again, before he rushed to snatch the phone’s receiver from its cradle. It was an unexpected call, from an unknown caller, who confessed that he feared he was working himself to death. In Japan, this […]

Immigration is very bad, Europeans better watch themselves, says Trump

US President Donald Trump used a joint press conference with UK Prime Minister Theresa May to excoriate Europe’s migrant problem, calling immigration “very negative” and saying that Europeans “better watch themselves.” “I think it’s been very bad for Europe. You see the same terrorist acts I do, we see them a lot,” Trump said, speaking […]

Chelsea brace themselves for Man Utd to kick-off Willian bidding war with Barcelona

The Stamford Bridge club expect Manchester United to make their move for the Brazil international, with Old Trafford chief Jose Mourinho intent on recruiting Willian this summer, and set to start a bidding war. Mourinho is a major fan of Willian, who was one of the few Chelsea players to perform for him as his […]

Fear and loathing: Trump aides advised to arm themselves, as leftist rage escalates

As resistance to the Trump administration moves from Twitter to the streets, many on the right are anticipating that protests will turn violent. Trump’s aides, they say, should arm themselves. Last weekend saw chanting protesters camped outside Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s house; White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders booted from a Virginia restaurant with […]

Mark Hamill SLAMS Disney for Star Wars ‘over-saturation’ – ‘They should pace themselves’

Back with the original and prequel trilogies, Star Wars fans would have to wait around three years before each new film came out. But since Disney bought the rights in 2012, Lucasfilm has been churning out one a year. We’ve had The Force Awakens, Rogue One, The Last Jedi and now – just five months […]

9 of the worst money lies people tell themselves and others

Scott Barbour/Getty Images In order to achieve financial success, determine your priority expenses and avoid popular money misconceptions.   One common money misapprehension is that you need a lot of money to begin investing — in reality, anyone can begin to invest with a small sum of money. Believing that the ‘cheapest option is the best […]