Yellen rejects radical overhaul of Fed's policy tools

| Aug 27, 2016

Yellen rejects radical overhaul of Fed's policy tools

For all the talk of a radical shift in central banking policy, from the permanent use of negative rates to printing “helicopter money,” Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen appears to believe she can tackle any downturn using the tools currently at her disposal. Speaking ...

The colonel's secret recipe revealed? Not so fast, says KFC

Aug 27, 2016

The colonel's secret recipe revealed? Not so fast, says KFC

Has Colonel Sanders’ nephew inadvertently revealed to the world the secret blend of 11 herbs and spices behind KFC’s fried chicken empire? The company says a recipe published in the Chicago Tribune is not authentic. But that hasn’t stopped rampant online speculation that one ...

U.S. and Russia fail to close deal on ending violence in Syria

Aug 27, 2016

U.S. and Russia fail to close deal on ending violence in Syria

The United States and Russia failed on Friday to reach a breakthrough deal on military cooperation and a nationwide cessation of hostilities in Syria, saying they still have issues to resolve before an agreement could be announced. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and ...