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Waiting for Peter Thiel: big tech directors miss shareholder meetings

Waiting for Peter Thiel: big tech directors miss shareholder meetings

BOSTON (Reuters) – Some small investors who want to give a piece of their minds to big tech company directors are losing their only chance: many board members are skipping annual shareholder meetings. Companies that hold meetings online have some of the worst records for attendance. FILE PHOTO: Paypal co-founder Peter Thiel speaks at the […]

Andean Solstice Celebrations Capture the Wondrous Churn of Spacetime

Andean Solstice Celebrations Capture the Wondrous Churn of Spacetime

Today on the summer solstice, millions of people all over the world celebrate this celestial holiday in unique cultural ways. In the northern hemisphere, the summer solstice usually occurs on June 21, when the Earth’s northern pole is at its maximum tilt toward the sun. One way that this midsummer event is celebrated in Ecuador […]

Manchester police allow boy to stay in paedophile's house to protect covert investigation

Manchester police allow boy to stay in paedophile's house to protect covert investigation

Manchester police let a teenage boy stay in the house of a suspected paedophile and gangster for two hours in order to “protect an undercover investigation.” During the 2011 ‘Nixon’ operation that was carried out to monitor suspect Dominic Noonan, police officers reportedly witnessed a 13-year-old boy walking into the paedophile’s house, but were told […]

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