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Multiple sources confirmed MLS will announce it's expanding to Nashville , with the team probably beginning play in 2020. The city was one of four finalists to present before the MLS Expansion Committee on December 6. Also slated to appear is billionaire John Ingram, the lead investor of an expansion group backed by the Wilf brothers, who own the NFL's Minnesota Vikings.
  • Australia Lawmakers Allow Same-Sex Marriage Bill

    Australia Lawmakers Allow Same-Sex Marriage Bill

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    Less then four MPs voted no on the Bill, which is set to become law in days after it goes to the Governor-General, reported ABC News. Thursday's vote comes three weeks after the Australian public voted overwhelmingly to legalize same-sex marriage as part of a national postal survey lasting two months.
  • VW executive sentenced to 7 years for emissions scandal

    VW executive sentenced to 7 years for emissions scandal

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    Oliver Schmidt, 48, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Sean Cox and also received a fine of $400,000. Schmidt previously pleaded guilty to violating the Clean Air Act and conspiring to defraud the United States government in August for his role in Dieselgate .
  • Feds indict SF immigrant acquitted in Kate Steinle's death

    Feds indict SF immigrant acquitted in Kate Steinle's death

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    Jose Inez Garcia-Zarate, 47, a native of Mexico, was charged with two federal crimes Tuesday: being a felon in possession of a firearm and being an illegally present alien in possession of a firearm. Garcia Zarate's defense attorneys say they will appeal that conviction which carries a maximum penalty of three years in prison. Before Steinle's death in July 2015, Garcia Zarate was deported five times; at the time of the shooting he was wanted for a sixth deportation on drug-related felonies.
  • Rickie Fowler fires seven birdies in a row at Hero World Challenge

    Rickie Fowler fires seven birdies in a row at Hero World Challenge

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    For whatever reason, I find myself really enjoying this comeback. He and his team will now sit down to determine how best to build his 2018 schedule for major championships. Although the birdie run eventually came to a halt with a two-putt par at the eighth, Fowler added another at the ninth to reach the turn in 28 and pick up three more over his back nine.
  • GM touts worthwhile driverless fleets by 2019

    GM touts worthwhile driverless fleets by 2019

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    Once they're on the road, the vehicles' computers will constantly learn and improve. "Looking for a clear path" screens facing the driver and passengers read several times during the trip, when the auto stopped next to some traffic cones or behind double-parked vehicles.
  • Jimbo Fisher: FSU quarterback Deondre Francois upset by departure

    Jimbo Fisher: FSU quarterback Deondre Francois upset by departure

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    FSU President John Thrasher announced Fisher's resignation Friday afternoon. On ESPNU SiriusXM radio Thursday, Fisher said he was not going to talk about potential jobs. Florida State said in its statement Friday that it would "move quickly" to evaluate candidates for the coaching position. " I want to thank Coach Sumlin and the previous A&M staff for this unbelievable opportunity ", O'Neal wrote.
  • More Details On Why Jennifer Hudson Lifted Restraining Order Against David Otunga

    More Details On Why Jennifer Hudson Lifted Restraining Order Against David Otunga

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    TMZ also reports that Hudson has voluntarily dropped her order of protection, which prohibited Otunga from having contact with her or their son. Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga have split after 10 years. "Jennifer's actions are exclusively taken in the best interest of their son". Jennifer Hudson's estranged fiancé David Otunga was granted temporary custody of their son after the singer previously filed an order of protection.
  • Court halts Uber's trial programme in Israel

    Court halts Uber's trial programme in Israel

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    The judge said in his injunction that the UberDay and UberNight ride-sharing service could not continue because the drivers, who are not licensed to drive a taxi, were not insured properly for their passengers. In the face of criticism of the legality of its operations earlier this month, Uber Israel CEO Yoni Greifman said that the existing legislation was outdated.
  • Jeff Bezos' net worth breaks $100 billion on Black Friday

    Jeff Bezos' net worth breaks $100 billion on Black Friday

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    In fact, the latter had amassed just over $90 billion back in July, temporarily wresting the mantle from the former Microsoft CEO and chairman before regaining it once again in the last few weeks. Same goes for Warren Buffet, the USA investor who is the third richest person with $78.9 billion. Bezos surpassed Gates in October as Amazon delivered better-than-expected quarterly profits on the back of its ultra-successful web services arm of the business.
  • Mizzou's Porter (spine) likely out for season

    Mizzou's Porter (spine) likely out for season

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    During Missouri's 99-55 win over Wagner three days later, Porter watched from the locker room. Porter did not travel with the team to play against Utah . The news is devastating for an up-and-coming Mizzou basketball program. "I'm excited to get after it in Orlando". We've seen many rookies forced to sit out their entire rookie year once drafted (Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid , and Blake Griffin are examples), but it's far more rare for an elite-level prospect to be sidelined for a year ahead ...
  • Kansas City Chiefs Sign Darrelle Revis: How Old Is He, Contract Length

    Kansas City Chiefs Sign Darrelle Revis: How Old Is He, Contract Length

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    Revis was released by the Jets following the 2016 season, which was the worst of his esteemed career. He excelled with the New York Jets under defensive coordinator Bob Sutton , who holds the same position now with the Chiefs. And there it is, Darrelle Revis , pen to paper. "We're excited to add Darrelle to the roster", Chiefs coach Andy Reid said. The Chiefs, who have lost four of their last five games, have struggled mightily against the pass this season, allowing 253.8 yards per ...
  • Meg Whitman steps down as HP Enterprise CEO

    Meg Whitman steps down as HP Enterprise CEO

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    The company's P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 76.32 and Forward P/E ratio of 11.81. As well as the leadership shakeup, HPE shared its earnings report on Tuesday. Finally, Morgan Stanley reiterated an "equal weight" rating and issued a $18.00 target price on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a report on Friday, August 18th.
  • Bali volcano starts ERUPTING as smoke and ash billows into air

    Bali volcano starts ERUPTING as smoke and ash billows into air

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    Indonesian authorities downgraded its alert status to level 3 from highest alert of level 4 following indicators that showed no imminent danger from volcanic activities in the volcano . A spokesman for Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation agency, said via a text message that there had been a "phreatic eruption " late on Tuesday with black smoke reaching 700 meters (2,300 ft), followed by falling ash, gravel and sand.
  • BP plc (LON:BP) Insider Brian Gilvary Acquires 63 Shares

    BP plc (LON:BP) Insider Brian Gilvary Acquires 63 Shares

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    Halma plc (LON:HLMA) has 0.00% since November 22, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 32.92% the S&P500. UBS AG set a GBX 525 ($6.91) price target on BP plc and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st.
  • NY Attorney General investigating Uber data breach

    NY Attorney General investigating Uber data breach

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    It may have been because the information was easy for hackers to access on account of Uber's engineers being lax with security online (according to some reports ), but regardless, the secrecy around the payout is pretty bad. Although the Uber breach likely has global implications, its potential effect on Australian users and drivers led Pilgrim to quickly make enquiries with Uber , his office said in a statement .
  • AT&T Faces US Antitrust Suit Over Time Warner Deal

    AT&T Faces US Antitrust Suit Over Time Warner Deal

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    The lawsuit is the first major challenge to a merger by the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump , who has repeatedly criticized Time Warner's CNN news unit and announced his opposition to the deal a year ago, saying it would concentrate too much power in AT&T's hands.
  • Uber to buy 24000 Volvo XC90s

    Uber to buy 24000 Volvo XC90s

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    Uber would not share financial information about the project, and Volvo did not immediately respond to a request for further comment. Uber and competitors like Lyft ultimately hope to take the driver out of their vehicles since that is the single largest component in cost of a ride.
  • Value of Black Friday deals called into question by new study

    Value of Black Friday deals called into question by new study

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    The latest Studio 3 wireless model have been widely recommended as the best headphones for iPhone users in 2017 thanks to their fast connectivity and impressive noise cancellation. As more and more shoppers head to the web to find deals, Black Friday has transitioned into an online sales event and moved away from the in-store sales that often led to chaotic scenes.
  • Trader Joe's recalling salads in CA due to glass shards, plastic

    Trader Joe's recalling salads in CA due to glass shards, plastic

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    According to the USDA FSIS , the reason for the recall is because the products may be contaminated with hard silica and glass fragments. The three ready-to-eat chicken and turkey salads were produced from November 4-15 and shipped to 12 states, including Washington, California , Arizona and Oregon.
  • @CongPalazzo Supports House Tax Reform Bill

    @CongPalazzo Supports House Tax Reform Bill

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    Carper explained that he believes the bill is unfair because the corporate tax cuts in the bill are permanent and tax cuts for middle income families are not. "It's been 31 years since the last overhaul of the tax code", Latta said. "Our plan will help make American companies more competitive so we can create more jobs and increase wages in the United States rather than sending them overseas".
  • Time Inc. in merger talks with Meredith

    Time Inc. in merger talks with Meredith

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    Neither Koch Industries nor Time would comment. The brothers are reported to have forged a tentative agreement to inject more than $500 million in equity to support the offer. Time Inc .'s third-quarter revenue declined 9 percent to $679. The two companies were in talks earlier this year, but couldn't agree to terms back in April.
  • Serial killer on the loose in Tampa, police looking for Black suspect

    Serial killer on the loose in Tampa, police looking for Black suspect

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    Not long before that, security cameras in the neighborhood captured the suspect walking alone, in video that looks very similar to surveillance footage of a man walking through the same neighborhood October 9, right before 22-year-old college student Benjamin Mitchel was shot and killed.
  • World's biggest wealth fund wants out of oil and gas

    World's biggest wealth fund wants out of oil and gas

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    The bank recommended the removal of oil stocks from the fund's benchmark index, which would still give it a little leeway to invest modestly in the sector. In addition to its holdings via the fund, Norway has exposure to oil and gas via large untapped offshore hydrocarbon reserves, as well as its 67 per cent stake in the national oil company, Statoil.
  • Keystone pipeline in South Dakota shut down after leak detected

    Keystone pipeline in South Dakota shut down after leak detected

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    Brian Walsh, an environmental scientist manager at the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources, says officials don't believe the leak has affected any surface water bodies or threatened any drinking water systems. The Keystone pipeline has leaked in South Dakota before, as recently as last spring . TransCanada said at the time that the leak was the first detected on the pipeline since it began operating, though there had been leaks at pumping stations.