When Pharrell Williams finished recording the song “Happy,” he hopped in his car with his wife and drove around listening to it for an hour straight. He probably wasn’t the only one to do so; the track was the best-selling single of 2014 and spent 10 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
The Los Angeles Dodgers‘ bad week continues. After losing the World Series to the Red Sox on Sunday, they’ve been implicated in a Department of Justice probe into possible corruption involving the recruitment of Cuban-born players with regards to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Sports Illustrated reports. The Dodgers organization is reportedly all over documents handed over to the FBI by a whistleblower. Continue reading Dodgers Implicated in DOJ Probe Surrounding Illegal Recruitment of Cuban Players
Donald Trump’s administration is planning to propose by early December tariffs on “all remaining Chinese imports” if an upcoming summit between the president and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping does not work out, Bloomberg reported on Monday, a move that if enacted would virtually guarantee pain for companies like Apple that have so far evaded Trump’s masochistic trade war. Continue reading Trump Reportedly Preparing Tariffs on Everything Imported From China, Including Tech
Suspected explosive devices mailed to the homes of both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have been intercepted by the Secret Service, as CNN reports. The Secret Service says it “has intercepted two suspicious packages addressed to Secret Service protectees.” As the day has progressed, more suspicious packages sent to notable figures have been found, the intended recipients/offices now including Maxine Waters and Kamala Harris. Continue reading Explosives and Suspicious Packages Sent to Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, CNN, Numerous Others