The acquisition adds a coveted global brand to the U.S. retailer’s stable as its own handbag and accessories sales suffer.
Source: Michael Kors Is Buying Jimmy Choo For $1.2 Billion
The upcoming James Bond film, the 25th in the official 007 canon, does not have a title, director or a lead actor, but it does have a release date.
Bond producers announced Monday that the follow-up to 2015’s Spectre would arrive in approximately 28 months, but most other details – including whether Daniel Craig will portray the British superspy for the fifth time – haven’t been revealed.
Source: James Bond Producers Set 25th 007 Film for 2019 – Rolling Stone
A Canadian family found a urinary catheter in a store-bought ice cream container, forcing them to be tested for hepatitis and HIV. Jean Francoeur of Quebec and his family were celebrating the birth of a grandson over a tub of Coaticook’s caramel pecan ice cream when he spit out a bit of plastic. It was part of a full catheter they found in the container.
Source: Family finds catheter in ice cream and have to be tested for HIV | The Independent
Two Tennessee nurses are facing charges after state investigators said they diverted prescription pain pills away from their patients and to themselves instead for more than a year.
Source: Nurses accused of stealing patients’ pain pills for themselves | WPXI
In three months, the public will find out if the documents were personal or government emails.
Source: FBI turns over 7,000 emails on Anthony Weiner’s computer to State Department
Inbound lanes of the Parkway East were shut down Monday evening due to a fatal car crash near the Squirrel Hill Tunnels.
Source: 1 Person Killed In Crash Near Squirrel Hill Tunnels « CBS Pittsburgh
Rice is the third high-profile Obama administration official to meet with the Senate Intelligence Committee this week.
process known as “unmasking,” to know the identities of people close to President Trump whose communications were captured after the election in surveillance of foreigners by U.S. spy agencies.
Source: Susan Rice meets privately with Senate Intelligence Committee as part of Russia probe
How Couric has the audacity to lecture anyone else on ‘fake news’ boggles the mind.
Fake news purveyor Katie Couric is very upset about fake news.
So upset, in fact, that Couric believes the phenomenon is “tearing [America] apart at the seams.”
Source: The laughable hypocrisy of Katie Couric lecturing others on the dangers of ‘fake news’
The wooden ship was first launched in 1797 and earned its famous nickname while notching victories in the War of 1812.
The ship enters dry dock about every 20 years for below-the-waterline repairs. The most recent work included replacing 100 hull planks and installing 2,200 new copper sheets, 500 of which were signed by nearly 100,000 museum visitors, according to USS Constitution Museum President Anne Grimes Rand, who called the ship “a wonderful symbol for our democracy.”
Source: Historic USS Constitution, ‘Old Ironsides,’ Returns to Boston Waters After Two-Year Restoration – NBC News
The BBC show “Watchdog” looked at ice samples at restaurants to test for coliforms, which can indicate if water was recently contaminated by fecal material. The show found some of the samples at McDonald’s and most of those tested at Burger King and KFC, the Liverpool Echo reported.
Source: BBC: Fecal bacteria found in drinks at 3 fast-food chains