More than half of the UK public expect to abandon cash in next two years, according to new global research report

LONDON, 13 September, 2017 – More than half (55 per cent) of UK consumers expect to abandon using cash for shopping in the next two years, according to new research, conducted by Paysafe, a leading global payments provider. The report, called Lost in Transaction, uncovered the rapid move towards a cash-free economy with a third […]

South Korean Court Sentences Samsung Scion Jay Y. Lee To 5 Years For Corruption Scandal

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee, who denied wrongdoing, has been in detention since February. Business and Finance News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Business

10 Years After Financial Crisis, Our Elites Have Learned Nothing

If mortgage debt had not been tied to an asset that was hugely over-valued, there would not have been a crisis shaking the financial system. Business and Finance News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Business

O.J. Simpson Granted Parole After Almost 9 Years In Prison

The former football star could be released as early as Oct. 1. Sports

Dutch King Reveals He’s Been An Airline Pilot For 21 Years

This head of state has one impressive side hustle. The king of the Netherlands has been co-piloting commercial flights for 21 years with Dutch airline KLM, he revealed in a newspaper interview this week.  Frequently, passengers remain oblivious as the monarch charters them to destinations around Europe on the airline’s Cityhopper service.  “The advantage is that I […]

30 Years Ago, Bill Murray Called A Full Cubs Game And It Was Glorious

Most people know Bill Murray’s affection for the Cubs from his antics during last year’s legendary season, when the team broke the curse and won their first championship since 1908. Back in April of 1987 ― 30 years ago this week ― Murray was still hanging around Wrigley Field, cheering on his favorite team, much […]

Donald Trump To Speak At NRA Convention — First President In 34 Years To Do So

President Donald Trump has agreed to speak at the National Rifle Association’s upcoming annual convention in Atlanta, the organization has announced. The NRA endorsed Trump for president last May and poured money into his campaign after he addressed the forum last year. Trump frequently spoke out in support of the right to carry guns and against […]