News Brief On Thursday, July 27th, 2017

WeWork Secures $500 Million for China Growth

WeWork, which designs and manages shared work spaces all over the world, announced that it has raised $500 million from SoftBank and Hony Capital to fuel its growth in China. To carry out that plan, the company More...

News Brief On Monday, July 24th, 2017

WATCH: Did Michael Phelps Loses Race vs. Great White Shark on Shark Week?

Yes and No. The most decorated Olympian of all time Michael Phelps raced against a simulated Great White shark in a kick off Discovery Channel television program’s Shark Week. The Phelps vs. Shark: Great More...

News Brief On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

The Bodies of Swiss Couple Missing 75 Years Found in a Glacier in the Alps

  The frozen bodies of a Swiss couple missing 75 years in the Alps were found in a thawed glacier, Swiss media reported Tuesday. Marceline and Francine Dumoulin, parents of seven children, left their home More...

News Brief On Sunday, July 16th, 2017

X.com, the Mysterious Purchase of Elon Musk

  Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla and Space X, who initiated the ambitious plan to settle Mars, announced last week that he had purchased the domain x.com from PayPal, which he had set up in the past. Musk More...

News Brief On Friday, July 14th, 2017

For the First Time Ever, a Wild Lioness Is Seen Nursing a Leopard Cub

  In this first ever astonishing photo of such cross-species behavior, a wild lioness lounging nursing a three weeks old leopard cub. The photo was taken on Tuesday in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area of Tanzania More...

News Brief On Thursday, July 6th, 2017

East Village Townhouse Owned by Phil Hartman and Doris Kornish Two Boots Pizza Founders to Be Auctioned

  Although Philip (Phil) Hartman and Doris Kornish, who founded Two Boots Pizzeria 28 years ago, filed for divorce in 2005, now Hartman wants to boot Kornish out of the townhouse that has been the family home More...

News Brief On Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Blackstone, Apollo, Lone Star Bid for $34 Billion Banco Santander Real Estate Portfolio

The Spanish lender Banco Santander wants to sell a 51 percent stake in a staggering mortgage and property portfolio for $5.7 billion and identified the Blackstone Group, Apollo Global Management and Lone Star Funds More...

News Brief On Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Texas Apparel Firm Apologizes & Removes Lord Ganesha Leggings After Hindus Object

Pharr (Texas) based athletic clothing company “Miami Fitwear” apologized and removed leggings carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha from its website after Hindus objected, calling it “highly inappropriate”. Raquel More...

News Brief On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

North Korea Successfully Launched an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile for the First Time

  North Korea says it has successfully tested intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that “can reach anywhere in the world.” Tuesday morning’s missile test, which was conducted on the More...

News Brief On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

A 128-Year-Old Man From Argentina Claims to Be Hitler – He Is NOT

  In the past two days, these headlines have buzzed the net: There is a 128-year-old man named Herman Guttenberg – who lived in a small village in Argentina and claims to be Adolf Hitler. The oldest person More...

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