Alphabet misses earnings forecasts as ad revenues fall

Alphabet misses earnings forecasts as ad revenues fall

Google parent Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL) reported its fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday after the bell, falling short of expectations on revenue and earnings per share as ads fell year-over-year. Here are key figures from the report, compared to what Wall Street expected, as compiled by Bloomberg. Shares of Alphabet fell 4.2% immediately after the report. Google’s … Read more

UPDATED: Orange Krush’s annual road trip hampered through Iowa | Sport

UPDATED: Orange Krush’s annual road trip hampered through Iowa |  Sport

Sign up here for our daily newsletter CHAMPAIGN – Nineteen times the Orange Krush has snuck into an opposing team’s arena in the opposing team’s colors, only to have their outer layer peeled off to reveal their true identities right before the tip. This year, the Illinois basketball student section planned its biggest trip yet, … Read more

James Gunn DC Slate Comic Book Inspirations: Batman, Superman

James Gunn DC Slate Comic Book Inspirations: Batman, Superman

What are you laughing at, Superman?Image: DC comics It’s been an exciting week for fans of superhero movies, especially if you like DC Comics. This week, James Gunn and Peter Safranwho together run DC Studios at Warner Bros., unveiled the start of their 8-10 year plan to take DC heroes love Batman, Superman and Wonder … Read more

California utilities were told to apply credit immediately to reduce home heating costs

California utilities were told to apply credit immediately to reduce home heating costs

After enduring emotional and often scathing public comment, state regulators on Thursday ordered utilities to immediately distribute funds to lower natural gas bills that have become prohibitive for many Californians this winter. The climate credits, generally issued in April, will reduce home heating costs by $43 to $56 for most Californians, depending on their natural … Read more

New York Liberty sign observatory Courtney Vandersloot

New York Liberty sign observatory Courtney Vandersloot

2:54 p.m. ET Alexa PhilippepouESPN Close to Includes women’s college basketball and the WNBA Previously, UConn and the WNBA covered the Connecticut Sun for the Hartford Courant Stanford graduate and native of Baltimore with further experience at the Dallas Morning News, Seattle Times and Cincinnati Enquirer Star point guard Courtney Vandersloot will sign with the … Read more

Eye drops linked to outbreak of resistant bacteria

Eye drops linked to outbreak of resistant bacteria

NEW YORK >> US health officials are advising people to stop using over-the-counter eye drops linked to an outbreak of drug-resistant infections. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sent out a health alert to doctors Wednesday night, saying the outbreak has affected at least 55 people in 12 states. One died. Disease researchers have … Read more

Russia warns it will ‘get the world’s attention’ early in war

Russia warns it will ‘get the world’s attention’ early in war

Russia’s top diplomat issued a chilling warning on Thursday that Moscow will “do anything” to “attract the world’s attention” on the first anniversary of Ukraine’s war — as the Kremlin reportedly prepared for a new offensive involving up to 500,000 conscripts . Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned that Moscow would take major measures to … Read more

Portia de Rossi surprises Ellen DeGeneres with vow renewal

Portia de Rossi surprises Ellen DeGeneres with vow renewal

Ellen DeGeneres and her wife, Portia de Rossi, are pushing the renewal button on their wedding vows after more than 14 years of marriage. The former talk show host took to social media on Thursday to share videos from their surprise ceremony, which was officiated by Kris Jenner and featured an appearance by Brandi Carlile. … Read more