Friday, August 1 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-08-01 13:55:15 GMT
U.S. employers extended this year's hiring surge into July by adding a solid 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000.Full Story >
U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the...Full Story >
Friday, August 1 2014 9:28 AM EDT2014-08-01 13:28:16 GMT
A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip has gone into effect following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting.Full Story >
A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with at least 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and the military saying an infantry officer may have been...Full Story >
Friday, August 1 2014 8:44 AM EDT2014-08-01 12:44:35 GMT
The United Nations says 1,737 people, mostly civilians, were killed in Iraq in July, marking a dramatic decline from the previous month, when some 2,400 people were killed as Sunni militants swept across large...Full Story >
Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric appealed to Iraqi politicians on Friday not to make themselves "an obstacle" in the country's transition as the deadline looms for selecting the next prime minister.Full Story >
While you were sleeping, the Internet never stopped. And it's amazing what the Internet comes up with.
Check out what people are tweeting, sharing and talking about.
Shirley Temple, legendary child star, dies at 85
Shirley Temple died from natural causes in her California home late Monday night. She was 85. The iconic child star made more than 40 movies before she turned 12. The dimpled, curly-haired child star who sang, danced, sobbed and grinned her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers has been honored across social media all morning.
She later served as U.S. ambassador to Czechoslovakia and Ghana. Her husband of more than 50 years, Charles Black, had died just a few months earlier.
How TV drives conversation on Facebook
Did you know just under a quarter of the audience for the finale of "Breaking Bad" participated on Facebook in some way during the show? Approximately 80% of TV related chatter on Facebook comes from mobile devices, and 60% of TV related posts on Facebook happen while the show is airing.
The first in-depth analysis of Facebook's social TV data was released Monday in a partnership with SecondSync, and it's the first time Facebok has released social TV analytics at this scale. The report is called "Watching with Friends."
What does this mean for you? Marketers are already highly invested in Facebook and are exploring real-time marketing. You could begin to see Facebook providing its trove of data to deliver perfectly timed, situationally aware ads to you at home on your phone while watching "American Idol," "Game of Thrones," or "The Bachelor."
Ellie Goulding coming to Horseshoe Casino
The British singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding will perform at The Shoe, Horseshoe Casino's outdoor concert plaza, on May 7 to kick off this summer's concert series. The announcement was posted on her Facebook page. Presale tickets will be available Wednesday, Feb. 12 and tickets for the general public go on sale Friday, Feb. 14.
What caught Frank's eye: Mutts wow crowds at Westminster dog show
Mutts are finally getting some respect at the world's most prestigious dog show. Mixed breeds were allowed in Westminster Kennel Club held its first agility competition that takes place before the main event.
What caught Tracey's eye: "Chucky" bus stop prank
The most terrifying prank to ever happen, happened. It shows unsuspecting people waiting at a bus stop in
Brazil before a prankster dressed "Chucky" jumps
out from behind a poster - all to promote the "Curse of Chucky" film.
What caught Denise's eye: Turn your truck into a snowmobile
You can now drive your 4x4 truck onto a product created by Track N Go that will essentially turn your vehicle into the ultimate snowmobile. For a price, a set of four tracks will make for an awesome Sunday Funday.
What caught Jeff's eye: Sleep or finish the ice cream cone?
Have you ever been so tired you just couldn't keep your eyes open, but you also had a yummy ice cream cone to finish. This boy had the same dilemma.
Thursday, July 31 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:48:50 GMT
Green Township Police are looking for a suspect after a man robbed Kroger while wielding a butcher knife. Police say the man entered the store on North Bend Road with the knife around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.Full Story >
Green Township Police are looking for a suspect after a man robbed Kroger while wielding a butcher knife.Full Story >
Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:12:13 GMT
The tattoo has not previously been seen widely by the public because cameras are not allowed inside Indiana courtrooms. The Indiana Office of the Courts released the photo on July 30 as part of evidence logged in by police and presented to the court by the Floyd County Prosecutor's Office.Full Story >
The tattoo has not previously been seen widely by the public because cameras are not allowed inside Indiana courtrooms. The Indiana Office of the Courts released the photo on July 30 as part of evidence logged in by police and presented to the court by the Floyd County Prosecutor's Office.