Netflix crosses $100 billion market cap on subscriber surge

LOS GATOS, Calif. (Reuters) – Netflix Inc snagged 8.33 million new streaming customers in the final quarter of last year – 2 million more than Wall Street expected – as the pioneering online video service kept pouring money into programming in a race to dominate internet television around the world. The results cheered investors who More...

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By United Press International On Monday, January 8th, 2018

Celgene buys cancer therapy maker Impact Biomedicines for $1.1 billion

SUMMIT, N.J./SAN DIEGO (UPI) —¬†Celgene Corp. has announced the acquisition of Impact Biomedicines, a company developing medication to combat bone marrow cancer. Celgene, headquartered in Summit, N.J., will More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Illinois General Assembly to open bicentennial with Hindu mantras

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — The Illinois General Assembly will begin their sessions with Hindu prayers containing verses from the world’s oldest existing scripture. It will take place in the Senate More...

By Associated Press On Friday, December 8th, 2017

Report: Interior chief Zinke spent more than $53K on three helicopter trips

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly released records show Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke spent more than $53,000 on three helicopter trips this summer, including one that allowed him to return to Washington in time for More...

By Illinois News Network On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

New sexual harassment policy at state Capitol ‘puts fox in charge of henhouse’

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) —¬†Lawmakers passed bills, took classes and made endorsed statements saying the culture of sexual harassment in Springfield was on its way to finally being addressed. But More...