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Two muscle men working for a pair of New York rabbis’ “divorce gang” are heading to jail on some serious charges after participating in a violent and not-so-kosher extortion spree over the past several years. According to NBC News, David Hellman, 33, and Simcha Bulmash, 32, were both sentenced to three years in federal prison ...

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Auto services giant Bridgestone’s subsidiary company, Bridgestone Retail Operations LLC, has announced an agreement allowing them to acquire Pep Boys for about $835 million. The deal is said to be completed by early 2016, pending approval by Pep Boys shareholders. The auto aftermarket chain will see about $15 per share from Bridgestone once the deal ...

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Two new global studies have discovered just how repulsive and unclean a workplace can become, in addition to why some employees insist on coming to work despite feeling ill. According to Mirror Online, Viking Direct, a research firm based in the UK, carried out an experiment to discover the extent of germ infestation in offices. ...

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Maryland may soon be buckling down on companies that purchase settlement rights to lawsuits. The companies argue, however, that the proposed rules would lead to longer court proceedings which would delay the sales. Many people, however, hope the rules will delay and maybe even put a full stop to these agreements. Previously, Maryland courts had ...

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With gay marriage being legalized in states around the country, national conversations about family and marriage have rapidly shifted to another controversy, one that’s been brewing ever since King Henry VIII said “I Don’t” in 1533. And Americans aren’t the only ones having difficult conversations about divorce this year. At a recent papal synod in ...

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In a tragic and gruesome story coming out of the United Kingdom, a teenage girl’s dismembered body was found cut up with a knife and power tools allegedly by her step-brother and his girlfriend. Becky Watts, 16, was allegedly suffocated to death in her bedroom before the dismemberment and eventual move to a nearby storage ...

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Chief John Barber of the Ithaca Police Department announced on Nov. 2 that all officers in the Upstate New York department would be required to wear body cameras during “law enforcement operations,” as of 3 p.m. that Monday. According to the Ithaca Journal, the cameras are intended to assist officers who are performing their duties ...

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Keeping physically fit isn’t just good for your body’s health — it also does a bit of good for your brain, a new study has revealed. According to the Economic Times, researchers at the University of Tsukuba in Japan found that men aged 64 to 75 who exercised regularly tended to be more mentally adept ...

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A new study from the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, AL, is now looking at just how effective vitrectomy is when paired with ERM peeling. That study found that the surgery and treatment were beneficial together, echoing the results of previous research showing that 70% of 237 ...

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