North Korea closing some diplomatic missions in sign of economic troubles

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea confirmed Friday that it’s closing some of its diplomatic missions abroad, a move that rival South Korea suspects is likely the latest sign of the North’s economic troubles amid persistent international sanctions. Earlier in the week, the South Korean government said North Korea was moving to close its embassies … Read more

How the ‘Selling Sunset’ Stars Built Their Real-Estate Empire

Jason and Brett Oppenheim both started their careers in law before moving to real estate.  The Oppenheim Group, featured on Netflix’s “Selling Sunset,” has made over $3 billion in sales. Here’s what we know about how the brothers have each earned and spent their fortunes.  Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your … Read more

Central Queenslanders opt to rent out homes short-term to make extra money

By opening her central Queensland home to visitors for one week, Steph Ruddick will earn more than $9,000. Key points: Homeowners are renting their homes over summer holidays or during big events to earn some extra cash Major events such as Beef Week in Rockhampton, appeal for people to vacate for the week to meet … Read more

Selma Blair’s MS battle hindered her Hollywood success: ‘I couldn’t earn money’

Five years ago, actress Selma Blair was finally given some relief when doctors confirmed that she had multiple sclerosis, after decades of going undiagnosed with severe pain.  Blair has maintained her celebrity, but she admits that her career was ultimately stunted due to her condition, which significantly worsened after giving birth to her son, Arthur, … Read more

Creator earns five figure salary on new streaming platform as Simon Cowell backs platform that is to champion millions of content creators

A new streaming platform backed by X Factor legend Simon Cowell is ‘revolutionising’ the way content creators make money online – with creators making additional cash through the platform’s tipping mechanism. gives artists a greater chance of being noticed and pays them 80% of their streaming revenue within 24 hours of going live. Fans … Read more

Houston restaurants raise support, money as threats against the Jewish community increase

HOUSTON – There’s an increase in threats against the Jewish community around the world, including here in Houston. However, a local effort is underway to counter that, and offer support. Twenty-five Houston restaurants are participating today in Mitzvah Meals Dine for a Cause to raise money for Israel. The Bayou City eateries will donate a portion, and … Read more

For high school athletes in MD and beyond, it’s early days for NIL

Listen to this article Cheryl Weaver ran into a problem last year when exploring Name, Image and Likeness opportunities for her daughter, high school volleyball player Alexis Ewing. At the time, Ewing wasn’t able to profit from endorsement deals, one way that some high school athletes are leveraging their celebrity to earn money. That changed … Read more

Liberty Twp. restaurant about to celebrate 1 year of serving Korean fried chicken to patrons

LIBERTY TWP. — Working in restaurants started as a way for Peter Kim to earn money while a student at the University of Cincinnati. He enjoyed the atmosphere of working in places where people gather. Kim completed his degree in accounting and went to work at an accounting firm before returning to restaurants as the … Read more

Migrant Workers Propelled China’s Rise. Now Many See Few Options.

“My ideal country is one where the people live in peace and prosperity, where there is food safety, freedom of speech, justice, a media that can expose injustices, a five-day, eight-hour workweek for workers,” said Mr. Zhang, the unemployed welder. “If these can be achieved, I will support whoever is in power, regardless of their … Read more