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GE names John Flannery as chairman and CEO

Immelt took the helm in 2001 from legendary CEO Jack Welch . "GE needed a new messenger". "This is a business that really focuses on the needs of humanity". GE said Monday that the corner-office shuffle is part of its succession plan. GE's stock performance is making shareholders more and more furious. Flannery then took the reins as president and CEO of GE Equity in 2002, leading the business through a hard cycle. Read More »

Penn State fraternity brothers return to court today

Ryan Foster, Edward Gilmartin III, Craig Heimer, Lars Kenyon, Nicholas Kubera, Ryan McCann, Jonah Neuman, Lucas Rockwell, Joseph Sala, Michael Schiavone, Luke Visser, Parker Yochim, Brendan Young and the Alpha Upsilon chapter of Beta Theta face charges ranging from involuntary manslaughter to tampering with evidence, following a lengthy investigation into Piazza's death and recommendations by a Centre County grand jury. Read More »

Trump tweets that he is under investigation

Mueller also has expansive powers to investigate any matters that develop from his initial investigation. Special counsel Robert Mueller's move to investigate whether Donald Trump sought to get the Federal Bureau of Investigation to back off from a probe of his former national security adviser has angered the president and raised the stakes in the inquiry of Russian meddling in the U.S. Read More »

Barack Obama Sorta Kinda Revealed the Sex of Beyoncé's Twins

Obama said that he and the rapper "understand each other", and that one thing they have in common is other people didn't expect them to be successful when they were young men. In early February she posted a photo of herself sporting a baby bump while dressed in lingerie and surrounded by flowers. Barack and Michelle Obama have two daughters , Malia and Natasha. Read More »

If Trump's Impeached, Warriors Could Still Visit White House, Iguodala Says

The Donald Trump administration has inspired many athletes to express their political views, largely in disagreement with the 45th president of the United States. While on ESPN's Zach Lowe's podcast on Wednesday, Kerr revealed that the Warriors haven't even considered the matter as a team yet. I still feel like that today. Read More »

USA lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement

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Dr. Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center said it's a "good possibility" that the Louisiana Republican will be able to return to work in his full capacity. Take a look at photos from Nationals Park in Washington D.C. when lawmakers and citizens came out to support Scalise in solidarity. But Scalise still faces multiple surgeries, a prolonged hospital stay and a lengthy recovery, Sava stressed. Read More »

Thomas shoots 63, trails Harman by 1 at US Open

The previous lowest score in relation to par was the eight-under 63 shot by Johnny Miller in the final round of the 1973 Open. Thomas, the 29th player to shoot a 63 in a major, finished the day on 11-under-par 205 to trail leader Brian Harman by one stroke heading into Sunday's final round. Read More »

Draymond Green, Kevin Durant texted each other after 2016 NBA Finals

So what'd you expect LeBron to do after coming up short against the Golden State Warriors in the 2017 NBA Finals? Warriors point guard Stephen Curry said the experience of losing last year's Finals served them well this season. So this year's draft might be a little boring for Warriors fans. However, he is still not considered the greatest player of all time , mostly because of his five losses in NBA Finals. Read More »

Queen Elizabeth pays homage to London fire victims in minute of silence

The leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council - the authority that owns the tower block - told the BBC it would not use the type of cladding fitted to Grenfell Tower in other buildings in the borough. "People are terrified that the same thing could happen to them", Khan wrote in the letter . Some desperate residents pleaded to speak to the queen and her grandson about their plight and the fate of missing children as they left the site, with William promising he would return. Read More »

Pres. Trump acknowledges he's being investigated for firing FBI Director James Comey

The meeting comes a day after lawmakers questioned Justice Department officials about the probe and Mueller's independence, and after a friend of Trump said the White House was considering firing Mueller. But some Republicans have appeared to sour on Mueller in recent days, arguing that his friendship with Comey and decision to hire prosecutors who have donated to Democratic candidates gave the appearance of conflicts. Read More »

Has Barack Obama Revealed The Gender Of Beyoncé's Twins?

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In the video, Mr. Obama related to Jay Z by noting similarities in their upbringings. Obama also draws powerful parallels between their life experiences. Check out Barack Obama's video induction for Jay Z in the clip below. Since Obama has two daughters , Malia and Sasha, and Jay already has one, Blue Ivy with wife Beyonce , the comment implies that the only way the rapper could get him "beat" is if he had twin girls. Read More »

Beyoncé and Jay Z have welcomed their twins

Basically, Hudson did not give a straight answer as she strategically dodged the question. Superstar Beyonce in February made the blockbuster reveal that she was expecting. But, there was one statement that stood out and sent Twitter into a frenzy: "Although he's going to have me beat once those twins show up". If anything, the recent comments by Obama and Hudson work to further confuse fans seeking to find out if there is any truth behind the rumors . Read More »

Beyonce 'gives birth to twins', according to reports

On Thursday, Jay-Z was inducted into The Songwriters Hall of Fame-the first rapper to receive the honor. Beyoncé and Jay Z welcomed their first daughter , Blue Ivy Carter on January 7, 2012. The couple has not announced names or genders of the twins . "And I've seen a lot of things come and go in this business", Platt began . In the two-minute video, Obama draws parallels between Jay and himself, pointing out that they both had rougher childhoods, grew up with absent fathers, try ... Read More »

Wonder Woman sinks The mummy at North American box office

Studio suits, citing the failure of movies such as "Elektra", "Catwoman", and "Supergirl", have long argued that a female superhero character can't carry a tentpole movie, ignoring the fact that the latter three movies weren't very good critically. Read More »

London fire: 58 confirmed or presumed dead after Grenfell Tower disaster

May, whose political position was already weakened by a poor showing in parliamentary elections last week, announced the government would immediately provide 5 million pounds ($6.39 million, 5.7 million euros) to help victims of the fire. "I completely understand the growing sense of frustration within the local community and especially those people for whom Grenfell Tower was home.The loss of life as a result of this tragedy is truly harrowing, and we remain committed to providing the ... Read More »

Checks ordered on six high-rise blocks refurbished by Grenfell Tower contractors

Asked repeatedly whether she had misread the public mood, May did not answer directly but said the focus was on providing support to the victims. The fire brigade also had to bring in specialist urban search and rescue dogs, which are lighter than people and can cover a larger area more quickly, to help find anything around the building that may help confirm the identity of those still inside. Read More »

Verizon Closes Yahoo Acquisition

AOL's CEO Tim Armstrong will be the CEO of the new company (which will own more than 50 media brands ), but the Yahoo and AOL consumer brands will remain. 3 to the dominant duo of Google and Facebook . "Verizon wishes Mayer well in her future endeavors", said the press release from Verizon. So what will happen with the rest of the Yahoo! brand? Under Armstrong, Oath will attempt to offer more innovative ways of advertising, rolling out tools like ONE by AOL and ... Read More »

Steve Scalise conscious, spoke with wife on Saturday, sources say

The update comes just one day after a doctor told reporters here that Scalise is not only expected to walk again but "hopefully run" some time after he is released from the hospital. But Scalise still faces multiple surgeries, a prolonged hospital stay and a lengthy recovery, Sava stressed. "It's definitely something we have been looking at and we're going to look at in an even more intense manner now", he said. Read More »

Beyonce Gives Birth To Twins

A representative for Beyonce did not immediately respond to AFP's request for comment. The above was posted along with her awesome and handsome picture she posted on Instagram. Talking about the similarities between Jay Z and Obama as two dads, Barack said , "Jay and I are fools for our daughters". Some fans clamoring for details on the twins took Obama's aside as a hint that the babies might be girls. Read More »

Amazon to buy Whole Foods Market in deal valued at $13.7 billion

Amazon could cut costs if the technology gets good enough to deploy at Whole Foods locations. Stacy Mitchell, co-director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, a non-profit that advocates for the development of local communities, called for antitrust regulators to block the deal, which she said "would dramatically amplify Amazon's online market power". Read More »

Reports Of Warriors Skipping White House Visit Appear To Be Fake News

And it came a year after the team blew a 3-1 lead against those same Cavaliers despite the best regular season in National Basketball Association history. One pregnant fan had painted the Warriors' logo on her stomach. Durant was already one of the greatest players in National Basketball Association history before his move to the Warriors after collecting the scoring title four times and picking up MVPs honors in 2014. Read More »

Joe Lacob will do 'whatever it takes' to keep Curry with Warriors

Fans react at Oracle Arena after the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Monday, June 12, 2017. To paraphrase the late, great sports writer Frank Deford with a modern twist, you can yell on social media and scream on TV about who the greatest is, but no one truly knows. Read More »