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June 18, 2018 5:38 AM Google, Facebook Propel Jump in Global Ad-Spending Forecast

Magna revises forecast for global ad revenue growth to 6.4% from 5.2%, thanks largely to strong first quarter at Facebook and Google The backlash against Google and Facebook FB -0.49% from some big marketers isn’t denting their ad business. Magna, a division of Interpublic Group of Companies, predicts global ad revenue will increase 6.4% to $551 billion 107

June 11, 2018 11:57 PM Kim's summit entourage includes 4 women, elderly lieutenants

SINGAPORE – Much attention will be on Kim Jong Un at his historic summit Tuesday with President Donald Trump. But the 34-year-old North Korean leader also brought a group of trusted lieutenants to Singapore, with at least four high-powered women including his own sister. Kim, 72, has been Kim Jong Un's most trusted policy adviser since the North Korean 90

June 10, 2018 4:16 AM Hopes for unified Korean judo team dashed over flag dispute

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia – Hopes that the rival Koreas would march under one flag as a unified Korean team at a regional judo championship in Mongolia were dashed this weekend by a dispute over the flag. At the center of the disagreement between the teams competing Sunday at the East Asia Judo Championship in Ulaanbaatar is how the "unification flag" depicts 61

June 9, 2018 9:34 PM Pothole-plagued Mound Road gets $98M in US funds for repair

Pothole-plagued Mound Road gets $98M in US funds for repair A metropolitan Detroit road whose crumbling condition is a social media joke is getting a $98 million fix. The Ann Arbor News reports that the U.S. Department of Transportation awarded the money for the Mound Road Industrial Corridor Technology and Innovation Project. It targets the eight-lane 66

June 8, 2018 4:54 PM Kim Jong Un impersonator says Singapore airport detained him upon arrival

The lookalike, who identified himself as Howard X, said police at Changi Airport told him to stay away from the hotel where the Trump-Kim summit will take place. (AP Photo/Eric Talmadge) A comedian and Kim Jong Un impersonator claims he was detained at the Singapore Changi Airport on Friday ahead of promotional events he has planned for the coming days. “(They) 217

May 29, 2018 7:29 PM Chiefs lineman celebrates med school graduation

While some kids dream of making it to the NFL, Kansas City Chiefs lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif actually dreamt of becoming a doctor. On Tuesday, the 2014 sixth-round draft pick achieved his dream when he graduated from Montreal’s McGill University, becoming the NFL’s first active player to hold a medical degree. The 6-foot-5 right guard shared a photo 173

May 25, 2018 3:14 PM Oscar winner Danny Boyle to direct next Bond film

LONDON (Reuters) - Academy Award winner Danny Boyle will direct the next James Bond film, the movie’s producers said on Friday, with actor Daniel Craig returning for his fifth outing as Britain’s famous fictional spy, the smooth-talking, martini-drinking 007. Production on the 25th installment in the Bond movie franchise will begin in December at Britain’s 91

May 18, 2018 11:21 PM U.S. Scrapped Training Exercise With South Korea Involving B-52s

South Korea expressed concern in advance of U.S.-North Korea summit, officials say A planned training exercise involving U.S. B-52 bombers and South Korean planes was scrapped earlier this week after the South Korean government expressed concerns that it could generate tensions before the summit meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean 100

May 13, 2018 11:44 PM Los Angeles Mayor’s Political Future Tied to Plan to Solve City’s Homeless Crisis

‘If there’s any hope of running for president, that’s the problem he has to fix’ LOS ANGELES—Since taking office five years ago, Mayor Eric Garcetti has marketed this city as a model of how an American metropolis can dream big: wooing the 2028 Olympics, courting high-tech companies and pushing for a “subway to the sea.” But last month, the mayor tied his political 82

May 12, 2018 11:44 AM WORLD CUP: Moscow a vast and varied destination

MOSCOW – Moscow is one of the world's largest cities with a population of at least 12 million people — more than many of the countries playing at the World Cup. Its sheer size gives visitors a vast range of things to do, whether that means bars, museums, ballet or golf. The cavernous Luzhniki arena will host the World Cup's opening game on June 14 and the final 100