U.S, European officials work to tighten sanctions on Russia, economy targeted

Katherine De Guzman – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Washington D.C., WA, United States (4E) – U.S. officials are eyeing sanctions on Russia as the European Union (EU) seeks to penalize Russians for worsening tensions last week in the Ukraine. The EU would like...
Posted On 01 Sep 2014
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Apple considering a $400 price for the iWatch

Cesar Ian S. Fuentes – Fourth Estate Cooperative Tech Contributor Cupertino, United States (4E) – Recent reports claim that Apple is toying with the idea of retailing its much anticipated iWatch at USD 400. The smartwatch’s September 9 release along with the...
Posted On 01 Sep 2014
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Guardians of the Galaxy is the Current Top Grossing Movie of 2014

June Javelosa – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Hollywood, CA, United States (4E) – The summer has had its fair share of blockbusters, specifically of the superhero kind. But it looks like Peter Quill and his gang of interstellar outlaws just overtook Captain...
Posted On 01 Sep 2014
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Scorsesse to direct new short film, Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro Set to Star

June Javelosa – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Hollywood, CA, United States (4E) – Some of the biggest names in Hollywood are set to star in an acclaimed director’s new short film project. Newly-wed Brad Pitt, recent Oscar nominee Leonardo DiCaprio and...
Posted On 01 Sep 2014
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Severe thunderstorm mars Labor Day Weekend in Midwest, Northeast

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Sioux City, IA, United States (4E) – Severe thunderstorms moved across eastern Nebraska and into Iowa on Sunday night marring Labor Day Weekend celebrations with hail, wind and rain. The National Weather Service...
Posted On 01 Sep 2014
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Microsoft markets the mid-range Lumia 730 as a "selfie phone"

Cesar Ian S. Fuentes – Fourth Estate Cooperative Tech Contributor Redmond, Califorinia, United States (4E) – Microsoft is starting to put the Lumia 730 out of the box. Days before its expected pre-IFA event, the Redmond company outs several pictures showing Lumia...
Posted On 01 Sep 2014
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Wildfires continue to rage in Western United States

Jose Castro – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Happy Camp, CA, United States (4E) – Lightning strikes in Klamath National Forest in Northern California had ignited two separate wildfires. The said fires are now near 250 homes in the rural area called Happy Camp....
Posted On 31 Aug 2014
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A+E purchases 10% stake in Vice Media for $250M

Jose Castro – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Brooklyn, NY, United States (4E) – According to individuals familiar with the transaction, A+E Networks is in the midst of completing an agreement to purchase 10% of Vice Media. The deal, expected to reach around...
Posted On 31 Aug 2014
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Federal judge strikes down part of TX anti-abortion law

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor San Antonio, TX, United States (4E) – The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas has struck down the provision of the state’s 2013 anti-abortion law requiring abortion clinics to have...
Posted On 31 Aug 2014
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Google’s drone-based courier Project Wing takes on Amazon Prime Air

Cesar Ian S. Fuentes – Fourth Estate Cooperative Tech Contributor Mountain View, CA, United States (4E) – Google is making a concerted push in several new areas aside form its popular products like Search and Maps. Recently, the search company has been in the...
Posted On 31 Aug 2014
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