Kyrie Irving, D’Angelo Russell, Rui Hachimura, Cam Reddish

Kyrie Irving, D’Angelo Russell, Rui Hachimura, Cam Reddish

Greg Fiume – Getty Images Following the Lakers’ acquisition of Rui Hachimurarival leaders were immediately weighing what the move meant in the run-up to the trade deadline and free agency. After giving up three second-round picks, the Lakers should keep Rui Hachimura — who is eligible for a $7.7 million qualifying offer and restricted free … Read more

Automakers strive to integrate car dealerships into future plans

Automakers strive to integrate car dealerships into future plans

Customers wearing protective masks look inside a vehicle for sale at a Ford Motor Co. dealership in Colma, Calif., Feb. 1, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images DETROIT — As automakers seek Tesla-like benefits on new electric vehicles, they face an existential question: how best to bring franchise car dealerships with them … Read more

Bariatric surgery prolongs life, study finds

Bariatric surgery prolongs life, study finds

CNN — Weight-loss surgery reduces the risk of premature death, especially from obesity-related conditions such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a new 40-year-old study of nearly 22,000 people with had bariatric surgery in Utah. Compared to those of similar weight, people who had one of four types of bariatric surgery were 16% … Read more

Five Russian men fleeing conscription have been living in a South Korean airport for months

Five Russian men fleeing conscription have been living in a South Korean airport for months

Seoul, South Korea CNN — Five Russian men who fled the country after Moscow’s military mobilization order last September have been stranded at South Korea’s Incheon International Airport for months after authorities refused to accept them. Three of the men had arrived in October, the other two in November, their lawyer Lee Jong-chan said. Lee … Read more

Tech stocks are having their best January in decades — here’s why it might not be a good sign

Tech stocks are having their best January in decades — here’s why it might not be a good sign

Tech stocks are on a tear to start 2023, but that could actually be a worrying signal. The Nasdaq COMP composite index, +0.95% is up 11% so far this month, on track for its best January performance since posting a 12.2% gain in 2001, according to Dow Jones Market Data. But that 2001 rally cooled … Read more

Charts suggest investors should bet on Dow Jones Industrial Average ‘workhorses’, says Jim Cramer

Charts suggest investors should bet on Dow Jones Industrial Average ‘workhorses’, says Jim Cramer

On Friday, CNBC’s Jim Cramer told investors to avoid Nasdaq Composite stocks and place their bets on names listed in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. “Even though tech started the new year well and it was crazy today, the rankings, as interpreted by Larry Williams, say be a little wary of the Nasdaq show horses … Read more

Shakira reacts after ex Gerard Pique goes public with Clara Chia Marti

Shakira reacts after ex Gerard Pique goes public with Clara Chia Marti

Anytime, anywhere…they probably won’t get back together. Shakira took to Instagram to shake her famously truthful hips after her allegedly cheating ex, Gerard Pique, went public with his new girlfriend. “Las mujeres ya no lloran las mujeres bailan merengue!” the Colombian pop star, 45, captioned a split-screen video showing her dancing and speaking the lyrics … Read more

Some car insurers refuse to cover certain Hyundai and Kia models

Some car insurers refuse to cover certain Hyundai and Kia models

CNN — Progressive and State Farm, two of the largest U.S. auto insurers, are refusing to underwrite policies in certain cities for certain older Hyundai and Kia models that have been deemed too easy to steal, the companies say. Several reports indicate that companies have stopped offering insurance on these vehicles in cities such as … Read more

“It’s been bugging me all my life”: My dad gave me $1,000 a month to buy a house in California. My brother cried foul and told me to stop. Who is right ?

“It’s been bugging me all my life”: My dad gave me ,000 a month to buy a house in California.  My brother cried foul and told me to stop.  Who is right ?

It has bothered me all my life. My father left my family when I was 7 years old. I don’t know how much child support he paid my mother. Shortly after graduating from college, he visited me for the first time since leaving the family. He told me that he wanted to send me money … Read more

TikTok, the “day in the life” of Google employee Nicole Tsai, was fired

TikTok, the “day in the life” of Google employee Nicole Tsai, was fired

The ‘day in the life’ video of a fired Google worker on TikTok has gone viral as she captured her heartbreak after finding out she was one of 12,000 female workers fired by the tech giant earlier this week. Nicole Tsai, a TikTok “vlogger” based in Southern California, breaks down in tears in the video … Read more