Nvidia, GoDaddy rise; Yelp, CarGurus fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Friday:

Yelp Inc., down $1.27 to $35.23

The online business reviews company reported disappointing fourth-quarter profit and revenue.

GoDaddy Inc., up $7.52 to $78.39

The cloud-based technology products developer's fourth-quarter profit and revenue beat Wall Street forecasts.

Nvidia Corp., up $19.01 to $289.79

The chipmaker reported strong data center sales and handily beat analysts' fourth-quarter profit forecast.

eBay Inc., up 95 cents to $38.14

The e-commerce company raised its profit forecast for the year and added $3 billion to its stock buyback plan for 2020.

Expedia Group Inc., up $12.21 to $122.80

The online travel company reported surprisingly good fourth-quarter profit and said it plans to cut costs.

DexCom Inc., up $31.70 to $283.91

The medical device maker blew away Wall Street's fourth-quarter profit forecasts.

Roku Inc., down $8.80 to $130.25

The video streaming company reported a jump in active accounts and soared past Wall Street's fourth-quarter profit forecasts.

CarGurus Inc., down $9.05 to $25.05

The online auto shopping platform gave investors a weak profit and revenue forecast for the current quarter.

  • Americans stranded at Pakistan airport after cruise ship was denied entry to multiple countries over coronavirus fears
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    Americans stranded at Pakistan airport after cruise ship was denied entry to multiple countries over coronavirus fears

    A plane full of Americans and Canadians was stranded on a tarmac at an airport in Karachi, Pakistan, for several hours on Thursday after it was turned away from multiple countries due to fears of the coronavirus, according to a family member of two of the passengers. Kelly Chrjapin, whose parents were among those on the flight, said the plane contained more than 250 people, all of whom were American and Canadian nationals who had been traveling on the cruise ship MS Westerdam. One passenger from that boat tested positive for the coronavirus earlier this month.

  • A recurring Biden campaign story about being arrested in South Africa is full of inconsistencies
    The Week

    A recurring Biden campaign story about being arrested in South Africa is full of inconsistencies

    Former Vice President Joe Biden has a pretty good tale to share — but it may be a little tall. Biden, who is running for president, has been spicing up his recent campaign stump speeches with a story of how he was arrested while in South Africa trying to see Nelson Mandela, The New York Times reports. During recent campaign speeches, Biden says he "had the great honor" of meeting Mandela and "of being arrested with our U.N. ambassador on the streets of Soweto." As Miami Herald reporter Alex Daugherty points out, Soweto is a ways away from Robben Island, where Mandela's maximum security prison was located.

  • Trump news: President rebuked by judge for 'totally inappropriate' tweets as Roger Stone met with ‘Lock Him Up’ chants following sentencing
    The Independent

    Trump news: President rebuked by judge for 'totally inappropriate' tweets as Roger Stone met with ‘Lock Him Up’ chants following sentencing

    Donald Trump was called out for his “totally inappropriate” tweets by the judge presiding over Roger Stone's trial as she handed down a 40-month sentence for the president's longtime friend, saying his crimes should cause universal “dismay and disgust”. The comments came just before he took to the stage in Colorado Springs for a "Keep America Great Again" rally, as a part of a string of events he is doing this week across the country. Colorado stands out as an important battleground state this year, with the Republican Senate majority potentially on the line as GOP senator Cory Gardner faces stiff competition in his reelection campaign.

  • Police chief walked home in underwear after being fired
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    Police chief walked home in underwear after being fired

    A police chief stripped down to his underwear and walked home through a snowstorm after being fired by officials in New Hampshire.

  • Kill Shot: Did Elizabeth Warren Just Knock Michael Bloomberg Out of the Presidential Race?
    The National Interest

    Kill Shot: Did Elizabeth Warren Just Knock Michael Bloomberg Out of the Presidential Race?

    Last night former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg made his first appearance on the 2020 Democratic debate stage to optically disastrous results (others disagree, see this). As predicted, Elizabeth Warren was on the offensive throughout the debate, launching direct verbal attacks on her opponents in an attempt to resuscitate her dwindling campaign ahead of Super Tuesday. “Democrats are not going to win if we have a nominee who has a history of hiding his tax returns, of harassing women, and of supporting racist policies like redlining and stop and frisk.” She followed this statement by assuring viewers she would still support Bloomberg if he was the Democratic nominee.

  • Iowa Professor Bound and Gagged Husband Before His Death: Cops
    The Daily Beast

    Iowa Professor Bound and Gagged Husband Before His Death: Cops

    An Iowa professor has been charged for allegedly gagging and binding her husband to a chair with rope for hours before his death, authorities said on Wednesday evening. Gowun Park, a 41-year-old assistant economics professor at Simpson College, was charged with first-degree murder and first-degree kidnapping in the death of her 41-year-old husband, Sung Nam, on Saturday, West Des Moines police told The Daily Beast. Authorities allege Park bound her husband's hands and feet with zip ties before tying him to a chair in their West Des Moines home on Saturday between 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Park then allegedly stuffed “an item of clothing” into Nam's mouth to prevent him from yelling in protest before finally using duct tape to place a towel over his head to cover his eyes.

  • 8 Statement-Making Cabinets to Make Any Room
    Architectural Digest

    8 Statement-Making Cabinets to Make Any Room

    Looking to make a statement? It's an open-and-shut case. Today's new collectible cabinets delight and surprise Originally Appeared on Architectural Digest

  • Boat carrying 91 migrants goes missing in Mediterranean
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    Boat carrying 91 migrants goes missing in Mediterranean

    A rubber dinghy packed with 91 migrants that set out from Libyan shores in hopes of reaching Europe has apparently gone missing in the Mediterranean, the U.N. migration agency said Thursday. The inflatable boat carrying mostly African migrants departed from al-Qarbouli, 50 kilometers (30 miles) east of the capital Tripoli on Feb. 8, said Osman Haroun, whose cousin was on board. “It's the first time I've heard of this happening,” Haroun told The Associated Press by phone from the western coastal district of Zawiya, where he has lived with his family since fleeing the conflict-ridden Darfur region of Sudan in 2016.

  • Time running out to end Venezuela's humanitarian crisis: Lima Group bloc
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    Time running out to end Venezuela's humanitarian crisis: Lima Group bloc

    Time is running out to avert a humanitarian catastrophe in Venezuela, which is gripped by a political and economic crisis, members of the Lima Group regional bloc said on Thursday. The group backs Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who is recognized by more than 50 countries as the legitimate president. It wants President Nicolas Maduro to quit and call elections but he has refused.

  • South Korea accepted that its efforts to stop the coronavirus from infecting the country failed and says it's pivoting to containment
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    South Korea accepted that its efforts to stop the coronavirus from infecting the country failed and says it's pivoting to containment

    Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images With coronavirus cases soaring, the government in South Korea said on Friday that it had failed to keep the virus out of the country and must now focus on containment. The number of reported cases in the country has tripled in the past three days, to 156. South Korea is now the country with the most coronavirus infections outside China.

  • Coronavirus: Chance to contain outbreak is 'narrowing' says WHO
    The Telegraph

    Coronavirus: Chance to contain outbreak is 'narrowing' says WHO

    Britons will fly back and arrive in Wiltshire 'Dominoes falling' in shipping as virus grips China's economy Ukrainian protesters attack bus carrying China evacuees Covid-19 symptoms: what to look for and how to treat it Subscribe to The Telegraph, free for 30 days Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization, has said he is concerned that the chance to contain the coronavirus outbreak was "closing". Although the number of cases outside China remained relatively small, the World Health Organization is worried about clusters of infections that have no clear link to China.

  • Contested convention now most likely Democratic primary outcome, FiveThirtyEight predicts
    The Week

    Contested convention now most likely Democratic primary outcome, FiveThirtyEight predicts

    While Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) stays relatively flat with a one in three chance of securing the nomination, the possibility of a contested convention has a 42 percent chance of happening, FiveThirtyEight predicts. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg maintains a one in 10 chance of winning the primary, per FiveThirtyEight.

  • A 15-month-old last seen in December was reported missing only this week
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    A 15-month-old last seen in December was reported missing only this week

    A Tennessee sheriff said Friday he believes a 15-month-old girl — last seen in December but only reported missing this week — is still alive. Law enforcement agencies across the state were on the lookout for the toddler and a gray 2007 BMW, with Tennessee stickers, because "individuals traveling" in that vehicle "have information regarding Evelyn Boswell's whereabouts," the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said. The little girl's name was added to the state's database of missing children on Tuesday with a notation: "Evelyn was entered as a missing child on Tuesday February 18, 2020 but was reportedly last seen on December 26, 2019."

  • Watch Out! U.S. Army Tanks Could Collapse Polish Bridges On Their Way to Battle Russia
    The National Interest

    Watch Out! U.S. Army Tanks Could Collapse Polish Bridges On Their Way to Battle Russia

    The U.S. Army and its closest allies have a problem. To deter Russia from attacking Poland and the Baltic States, the Army and its NATO allies should deploy heavy armored forces such as M-1 tanks, armored fighting vehicles and self-propelled artillery. RAND, a California think-tank with close ties to the U.S. military, in a February 2020 report underscored the importance of heavy ground forces.

  • Execution for a Facebook post? Why blasphemy is a capital offense in some Muslim countries
    The Conversation

    Execution for a Facebook post? Why blasphemy is a capital offense in some Muslim countries

    Junaid Hafeez, a university lecturer in Pakistan, had been imprisoned for six years when he was sentenced to death in December 2019. Pakistan has the world's second strictest blasphemy laws after Iran, according to U.S. Commision on International Religious Freedom. Hafeez, whose death sentence is under appeal, is one of about 1,500 Pakistanis charged with blasphemy, or sacrilegious speech, over the last three decades.

  • Google Manager Arrested After Wife’s Body Found on Hawaii Beach
    The Daily Beast

    Google Manager Arrested After Wife’s Body Found on Hawaii Beach

    On Wednesday, distraught Google product manager Sonam Saxena spoke to a local Hawaii newspaper, pleading for help in finding his missing wife. The couple from Washington state, who had two young daughters, were on their annual family vacation to Hawaii when Smriti Saxena disappeared at around 10 p.m. on Tuesday. Sonam said he'd left his wife on a secluded beach south of Anaehoomalu Bay to take a 20-minute walk back to their Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort room to retrieve Smriti's asthma inhaler.

  • Iran announces 3 new cases of new virus after 2 deaths
    Associated Press

    Iran announces 3 new cases of new virus after 2 deaths

    Iran said Thursday that three more people have been infected with the new virus that originated in central China, following an announcement the day before that two people had died of the illness caused by the virus in the Iranian city of Qom. All schools and universities, including religious Shiite seminaries, were shut down in the holy city of Qom, according to the official IRNA news agency. Other news reports said Iran had recently evacuated 60 Iranian students from Wuhan, the Chinese city at the epicenter of the epidemic.

  • China tests its soft power with neighbours over coronavirus outbreak
    Reuters

    China tests its soft power with neighbours over coronavirus outbreak

    China called for solidarity on Thursday in a special meeting called to discuss the coronavirus outbreak with Southeast Asian nations, as Beijing faces criticism for its handling of the epidemic. The hastily called gathering in Laos suggested China is seeking support from its smaller neighbours, which have received billions of dollars in Chinese investment and infrastructure in recent years as a key part of its Belt and Road Initiative. ASEAN foreign ministers joined hands with their Chinese counterpart Wang Yi during the meeting and shouted "Stay strong, Wuhan!

  • Boris Johnson Under Fire as Fresh Rain Threatens More U.K. Flooding
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    Boris Johnson Under Fire as Fresh Rain Threatens More U.K. Flooding

    Boris Johnson faces growing criticism of his handling of weeks of flooding in England and Wales, with forecast rain over the weekend threatening to wreak more damage and disruption. During a visit to flood-hit areas of Wales on Thursday, opposition Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn criticized the prime minister for failing to convene the government's emergency committee, known as Cobra. Conservative Member of Parliament Craig Whittaker, who represents one of the worst-hit constituencies, said he was “furious” about the slow response, while the Fire Brigades Union accused Johnson of showing “zero leadership.

  • Chinese researchers just confirmed that patients can transmit the coronavirus without showing symptoms. A woman passed it to 5 relatives.
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    Chinese researchers just confirmed that patients can transmit the coronavirus without showing symptoms. A woman passed it to 5 relatives.

    Stringer/Reuters A 20-year-old woman from Wuhan, China, transmitted the coronavirus to her family members without ever showing any symptoms, a new study found. The woman tested positive for the virus, but her CT scans were clear and she never became physically ill. Five of her family members, however, came down with a fever.

  • Amy Klobuchar blanks Pete Buttigieg and avoids shaking his hand at the end of Democratic debate
    The Independent

    Amy Klobuchar blanks Pete Buttigieg and avoids shaking his hand at the end of Democratic debate

    At the end of a raucous Democratic primary debate in Las Vegas that saw multiple clashes between the six presidential hopefuls on stage, there seemed to be no love lost between two sparring partners in particular. Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar and the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, Pete Buttigieg, traded blows over the former forgetting the name of the President of Mexico, and the latter's relative electoral inexperience, in a heated exchange. After candidates had delivered their closing remarks and NBC's Lester Holt had ended the debate, Ms Klobuchar appeared to rebuff Mr Buttigieg's attempt to shake her hand.

  • A police officer was fired and told to immediately turn in his uniform at a town meeting, so he stripped down to his underwear and walked home in the snow
    INSIDER

    A police officer was fired and told to immediately turn in his uniform at a town meeting, so he stripped down to his underwear and walked home in the snow

    Richard Lee, the police chief of Croydon, New Hampshire, had a cold walk home Tuesday night. At a town hall meeting that evening, Lee was stripped of his duties as the only police officer in Croydon. In turn, he stripped down to his underwear so that he could return his uniform, according to the New Hampshire Union Leader.

  • Former national security adviser denounces the House's impeachment proceedings as 'grossly partisan'
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    Former national security adviser denounces the House's impeachment proceedings as 'grossly partisan'

    Former national security adviser John Bolton on Wednesday denounced the House's impeachment proceedings against President Trump as ”grossly partisan” and said his testimony would not have changed Trump's acquittal in the Senate, as he continued to stay quiet on the details of a yet-to-be-released book.

  • Airport worker with no license takes plane for spin near D.C., almost crashes, feds say
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    Airport worker with no license takes plane for spin near D.C., almost crashes, feds say

    A Virginia man piloted at least one plane without a license in 2018, in a dangerous journey that ended with a "bounced" landing, federal authorities said. Ryan Guy Parker "knowingly and willfully" flew above suburban Washington D.C., posing a "significant risk of injury and death" to himself and the public, according to an affidavit by U.S. Department of Transportation Special Agent Bret Stolle. In a Sept. 27, 2018 trip out of Shannon Airport in Fredericksburg, Parker nearly crashed on touch down, Stolle wrote.

  • Son of powerful Mexican drug lord extradited to US
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    Son of powerful Mexican drug lord extradited to US

    The son of a powerful Mexican drug lord was Thursday extradited to the United States, where he is wanted for trafficking, a government source told AFP. Ruben Oseguera Gonzalez, known as "El Menchito," "was extradited this day on the charge of conspiracy to smuggle drugs" into US territory, said the source, speaking on condition of anonymity. US-born Oseguera Gonzalez is the son of "El Mencho" Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, head of the powerful Jalisco New Generation drug cartel.