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Hero Cops Form Human Net To Catch Mom, Girls Jumping From Burning House

AP | Posted 01.01.2015 | Crime

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Several police officers formed a human net to catch a woman and her two young daughters as they jumped from their burning home i...

Buddy Cole Does It Again

Posted 02.12.2014 | Comedy

On Monday's "Colbert Report", Buddy Cole (Scott Thompson) learned all about Russia's anti-gay laws and how not to run afoul of them in Sochi. He r...

'Kids In The Hall' Star Calls Today's Gays...Boring?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 05.17.2013 | Gay Voices

New York Magazine's pop-culture site Vulture interviewed "Kids in the Hall" alum Scott Thompson for his role on the new NBC series, "Hannibal." The co...

Scott Thompson, Ex-Yahoo CEO, Joins ShopRunner

AP | Michael Liedtke | Posted 09.22.2012 | Small Business

SAN FRANCISCO -- Recently ousted Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson has landed a new job leading ShopRunner, an online service that provides two-day shipping fr...

Here Are Seven Other Cases Of Resume Fraud

The Fiscal Times | MAUREEN MACKEY | Posted 05.15.2012 | Business

From the Fiscal Times: The latest victim to fall from grace due to resume fraud is Scott Thompson, who was named Yahoo’s chief executive in Janua...

Former Yahoo CEO Reportedly Diagnosed With Thyroid Cancer

Posted 05.14.2012 | Technology

Scott Thompson, who stepped down as the chief executive officer of Yahoo Inc. over the weekend, has reportedly been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. ...

CONFIRMED: Yahoo CEO Out After Just 4 Months

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.13.2012 | Technology

UPDATE: Yahoo confirmed in a Sunday afternoon press release that CEO Scott Thompson will step down, effective immediately. As AllThingsD predicted...

Yahoo CEO Claims He Never Provided A Resume: Source

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 07.10.2012 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc Chief Executive Scott Thompson, at the centre of a row over his educational qua...

Bad Day In The Boardroom

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.09.2012 | Business

There are 4000 holes in Blackburn, Lancashire, but only seven and a half things you need to know each day. Here they are: Thing One: Defenestration...

REPORT: Yahoo Director To Step Down Over Resume Controversy

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 07.08.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — The flap over a bogus college degree on Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson's official biography has claimed its first casualty – the...

Yahoo CEO Apologizes For Resume Error Fallout

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2012 | Technology

* Yahoo CEO Thompson apologizes to employees in email * Yahoo board expected to discuss internal review - source * Activ...

Yahoo Board To Probe CEO's Apparently Falsified Resume

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Yahoo Inc's board of directors will review a discrepancy in the educational record of its chief executive, Scott Thompson, a spokesman tol...

Yahoo CEO Faked His Resume, Investor Alleges

Reuters | Posted 07.03.2012 | Technology

* Yahoo calls discrepancy an "inadvertent error" * Third Point also doubts board member's educational record By Poornima...

Yahoo CEO To Unveil Plan To Save The Company

AP | Posted 04.06.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson plans to tell the struggling Internet company's employees more about his turnaround strategy next week. Tho...

Tech Giant May Axe Thousands Of Jobs Next Week

Reuters | Posted 05.30.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO, March 30 (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc will begin layoffs of thousands of employees next week and will announce a plan to restructure the com...

What Do Carrot Top, Terri Hatcher Have In Common?

Posted 03.01.2012 | Celebrity

It seems like just yesterday that you couldn't flip the channel without seeing Carrot Top's 1-800-CALL-ATT commercials. It's perhaps a testament to th...

Why Yahoo! Isn't Google: A Theory

Phil Simon | Posted 03.24.2012 | Technology
Phil Simon

I don't have the solution to fix Yahoo! That's now Scott Thompson's headache. It may well be too late.

Scott Thompson Named New Yahoo CEO

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 03.05.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo's previous turnaround attempts have flopped under three different leaders with dramatically different backgrounds – ...

Yahoo Reportedly Poised To Choose New CEO

Reuters | Posted 03.04.2012 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic and Yinka Adegoke SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc named PayPal President Scott Thompson as its chief executive ...

Comedian Has Controversial Advice For Victims Of Bullying

Posted 01.02.2012 | Gay Voices

Anyone who hasn't been living under a rock for the past year knows that bullying is a hot topic in America. Due to a series of highly publicized su...