Bank of America to Report First-quarter 2015 Financial Results on April 15

Dateline City: CHARLOTTE, N.C. Bank of America Corporation today announced it will report its first-quarter 2015 financial results on Wednesday, April 15. The results are scheduled to be released at 7 a.m. ET, followed by an investor presentation at 8:30 a.m. ET. The live audio webcast, accompanying presentation and other earnings-related information will be available through the Bank Read more [...]

FIFA to publish Michael Garcia report — with redactions

updated 8:33 AM EST, Fri December 19, 2014 A published report claims UEFA president Michel Platini was gifted a Picasso painting in return for support for the Russia 2018 World Cup bid. Platini strenuously denies the allegation. Russia and Qatar, the hosts of the two World Cups, have been cleared of allegations of corruption by FIFA. Russia, the 2018 host and Qatar, which will host the tournament in 2022, were absolved of wrongdoing. Michael Garcia (left) handed his report on the bidding process Read more [...]

Report: Selena Gomez Flipped When Justin Bieber Attended Taylor Swift’s Birthday Bash!

She’s tried to be strong through her split with Justin Bieber, but Selena Gomez supposedly lost it when her ex showed up at BFF Taylor Swift's 25th birthday party on Friday (December 12). An Us Weekly source says that instead of enjoying the company of celebrity guests like Jay Z, Beyonce and Justin Timberlake, the “Come and Get It” singer threw a tantrum. The insider explains, "She shouted, 'No one understands me! My boyfriend doesn't even understand me. Everyone just stared [at her]." Read more [...]

From Ferguson to Torture Report: Angry States of America

Article by Correspondent Dallas Darling It won't be long before the United States of America will have to change its name to the Angry States of America (ASA). From the "Hands up, don't shoot!" and "I can't breathe..." police killings to the finally released Senate Intelligence Committee's Torture Report (SICTR), including a 12-year-old in Cleveland who was also black and recently shot to death by a white police officer, the law ends where anger begins. Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, Read more [...]

CIA torture report not likely to result in reforms or prosecutions

A Senate committee report describing the CIA’s torture of detainees and accusing the agency of lying to top White House officials about its secret program may be the most detailed excavation of government officials’ misconduct in years. Still, the prospect that Washington will respond with…
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CIA torture report: In Iraq, US abuses, and their consequences, are old news

While many Americans have expressed shock at the details of CIA interrogation methods revealed Tuesday in a Senate report, there is little such surprise being voiced in Iraq, where the price the US has paid for those policies is also well understood. After the 2003 invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein, the US military operated scores of detention facilities where brutal and humiliating tactics were used in a bid to stop anti-American insurgents and the spread of Al Qaeda’s franchise in Iraq. For Read more [...]