Daily Archives: January 11, 2018

'Shameless' Star Ethan Cutkosky Pleads No Contest to Reckless Driving

Ethan Cutkosky has pleaded no contest to reckless driving following his DUI arrest last November. “The prosecution agreed to dismiss all of the DUI charges,” the 18-year-old Shameless star’s lawyer, Troy Slaten, tells ET. “All of the original charges were in fact dismissed.” Cutkosky entered a plea of no contest to non-alcohol/non-drug related reckless driving, which Slaten says was “added.” “He wasn’t ...

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Walmart to boost starting wage, give employees bonus after tax bill

In expanding its parental in addition to also also maternity leave policy, Walmart will offer full-time hourly employees within the U.S. 10 weeks of paid maternity leave in addition to also also six weeks of paid parental leave. Salaried workers will also receive six weeks of paid parental leave. Before these improvements, full-time hourly workers were only eligible for up ...

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Peter Thiel makes offer for Gawker

Venture capitalist Peter Thiel has made an offer for Gawker, hoping to overcome legal hurdles along with rival bidders for the online news site the billionaire helped shutter by funding litigation against the idea, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Gawker, which has been inactive for more than a year, can be conducting an auction of its remaining ...

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MoneyGram to test payments with Ripple’s XRP cryptocurrency

U.S. money transfer giant MoneyGram can be teaming up with blockchain firm Ripple to test payments using the latter’s cryptocurrency. MoneyGram, based in Dallas, Texas, will use the XRP cryptocurrency to speed up in addition to also also reduce the cost of transferring money through Ripple’s payment network xRapid. XRP was seen surging on the news, in addition to also ...

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The real reason health care can be bankrupting America

Technology can be facilitating which kind of value in health care. Laparoscopic surgery, using miniature digital video cameras along with electronic tools, allows for modest incisions which result in quicker recovery times along with shorter hospital stays than traditional open surgery. Telemedicine services enable patients to talk to their doctors by remote video, saving time for both physician along with ...

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Chris Hemsworth along with also also Margot Robbie Dress as Kangaroos to Compete for the Title of Best Aussie — Watch!

which’s Margot Robbie versus Chris Hemworth! The two Australian actors appeared on Wednesday’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, going head-to-head to see which was the best Aussie. “Since Margot Robbie along with also also Chris Hemsworth are both Australian, we’re gonna play a trivia game,” DeGeneres told the audience, calling the game “Ellen’s Australian Boxers.” Dressed in kangaroo onesies with oversized ...

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California GOP Rep. Darrell Issa will retire

Rep. Darrell Issa of California announced Wednesday he will not seek re-election, opening up another battleground from the deep blue state as Republicans along with also Democrats spar for control of the House. His statement came two days after fellow Southern California Republican Rep. Ed Royce announced his retirement. Republicans hold a 239 to 193 seat advantage from the House. ...

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