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America's debt load is hitting record — and risky — territory

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:52:00 GMT

Americans are hooked on debt again, and economic experts worry that our ballooning bills could pop in our faces.Credit cards are displayed in Haverhill, Mass. in June 2017.


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No more airbrushing for CVS's beauty product ads

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 01:01:23 GMT

The nation's largest drugstore chain said it would stop "materially" retouching models in ads for its store-brand beauty products by 2020.



Airbus puts A380 superjumbo on death row amid weak sales

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:51:34 GMT

Airbus announced it outsripped rival Boeing in overall aircraft sales last year, but could abandon the double-decker A380 without a further order from Emirates.The new Airbus A380 super jumbo jet performs a demonstration flight, on the first day of the 47th Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, Paris.The A380 was marketed as a solution to congested airports.


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28 injured as floor collapses at Indonesia Stock Exchange

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:57:00 GMT

Social media images showed a mangled metal structure that had collapsed near the entrance to the multi-story Indonesian Stock Exchange.



This former identity thief now fights the crimes he helped perfect

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 02:13:54 GMT

Identity theft is about to get much worse, warns this former identity thief.Brett Johnson


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Iceland is out to end its gender pay gap. Can the U.S. follow?

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 10:21:00 GMT

Iceland is the first country to enforce equal pay laws by placing the burden of proof on employers, not workers.Women walk down a shopping street on in Reykjavik, Iceland.Anna Oskarsdottir uses a pressure washer to clean ash from Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano off the deck of her home in Vik, Iceland.Women walk down a shopping street on in Reykjavik, Iceland.


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Supreme court agrees to consider internet sales taxes

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 22:55:00 GMT

The Supreme Court agreed Friday to weigh whether states should be able to collect taxes on Internet sales, which would generate billions in revenue for local governments, but also raise the cost of online shopping for consumers.



Facebook's news feed changes are latest blow to publishers, brands

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 21:07:00 GMT

Facebook has warned that its newly refocused news feed will negatively affect the number of video views and referral traffic brands media companies receive.This file photo taken on November 20, 2017 shows logos of online social media and social networking service Facebook.


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Five tips to help you be a better manager

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 18:26:52 GMT

How can you be a better leader right away? Try these five tips to become a better manager.Chet Pipkin (right), founder and CEO of Belkin, speaks to employee in California-based office.Chet Pipkin (right), founder and CEO of Belkin, speaks to employee in California-based office.


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This Carrier worker thought Trump would save her job. She was wrong.

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 18:22:00 GMT

The Carrier plant in Indianapolis has a work force of 1,100 people after about 215 workers departed Thursday.U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump speaks at an event at Carrier HVAC plant in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Dec. 1, 2016.Renee Elliott, a press operator at Carrier Corp., chats with colleagues after participating in a "The State of the Working Class" event, sponsored by Good Jobs Nation, in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018.


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Why it doesn't pay to play the female card

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 18:08:58 GMT

How can women earn respect in male-dominated careers? Amber Blonigan, founder of LA's Gi Automotive, offers her best advice.When Amber Blonigan founded Gi Auotmotive Group, she had little experience in the male-dominated industry. Today, her shop services some of LA's most expensive cars.


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We could be just one year away from driverless taxis

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:06:00 GMT

GM hopes to roll out by 2019 a fleet of robocabs with no steering wheel or pedals, a move that could signify the beginning of the end of personal car ownership.Chevrolet Bolt EVThe futuristic interior of the driverless Chevrolet Bolt EV.


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Senate in crosshairs of Fancy Bear hackers, security firm warns

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:17:00 GMT

Trend Micro says the group, often nicknamed Fancy Bear, whose hacking campaign scrambled the 2016 election, is still targeting U.S. organizations.Fancy Bears hackers website.


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Walmart announces raises, bonuses — then closes 63 stores without notice

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:48:50 GMT

Hours after Walmart announces raises and bonuses as a result of the new tax bill, it closed several of its Sam's Club stores.Wal-Mart president and CEO Greg Foran wears a Wal-Mart vest as he talks with employees at a new distribution facility in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, on July 22, 2015.


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What 2017 search trends tell us about the current job market

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 21:00:00 GMT

2017 saw a big spike in searches for jobs in hurricane recovery, the cannabis industry and remote work, but do those jobs even exist?A retail clerk shows cannabis plants to customers at the Harborside cannabis dispensary in Oakland, California, on Jan. 1.


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Why #MeToo hasn't gained ground in America's boardrooms

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 12:07:00 GMT

Even one woman in a top management role can make a difference, say experts.Harvey Weinstein attends the Cannes Film Festival in 2015.


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Melting ice opens up the Arctic to tourism — and danger

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 08:55:00 GMT

Diminishing sea ice and more temperate weather have made traveling through the Arctic Circle a vacation rather than an exploration.Sea ice breaks apart as the Finnish icebreaker MSV Nordica traverses the Northwest Passage through the Victoria Strait in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.Personnel stand aboard the Finnish icebreaker MSV Nordica as it arrives in Nuuk, Greenland, last summer. Its 6,214-mile journey marked the earliest transit of the Northwest Passage in history. It left Vancouver on July 5 and reached Nuuk on July 29.The Crystal Serenity anchored just outside Nome, Alaska, in 2016. The New York-bound ship made the port call as it became the largest cruise ship to ever go through the Northwest Passage.


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Judge rules in favor of Trump over control of consumer watchdog

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 03:02:00 GMT

A federal judge on Wednesday denied an effort to stop budget director Mick Mulvaney from taking control of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney walks back to the White House from the CFPB building after he showed up for his first day of work on Nov. 27 in Washington.


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Here are the men accused of sexual misconduct since Weinstein

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 21:34:00 GMT

Tavis Smily, Morgan Spurlock, Matt Lauer and Charlie Rose have become the latest public figures to be accused of sexual misconduct.Harvey Weinstein arrives for a screening at the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 24, 2013.Director Morgan Spurlock speaks on stage during at the 14th annual Dubai International Film Festival on Dec. 11, 2017.Tavis Smiley officiates Courting Justice: Little Rock, Arkansas at Central Arkansas Library Ron Robinson Theatre on Sept. 23, 2016.From left, NFL Network's Heath Evans, Ike Taylor and Marshall Faulk.Ryan Lizza attends The 2009 New Yorker Festival: The Political Scene at City Winery on October 17, 2009 in New York.Celebrity chef Mario Batali speaks during an interview at his restaurant, Del Posto, in New York on April 11, 2006.James Levine, then-Boston Symphony Orchestra music director, conducts the symphony on its opening night performance at Tanglewood in Lenox., Massachusetts on July 7, 2006. Garrison Keillor, creator and host of "A Prairie Home Companion, in an interview by The Associated Press on July 20, 2015, in St. Paul, Minnesota.Matt Lauer on NBC News' 'Today.'Charlie Rose speaks during the 2015 Winter TCA Tour on Jan. 12, 2016 in Pasadena, California.Glenn Thrush, chief White House political correspondent for the The New York Times, works in the briefing room of the White House in Washington on Feb. 24, 2017.Russell Simmons presents the Vanguard Award at the 46th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California on Feb. 6, 2015.Jeffrey Tambor arrives at the "Transparent" special screening in Los Angeles in April, 2017.Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on Oct. 4, 2011.Executive producer Andrew Kreisberg speaks onstage at The Executive Producers' panel discussion during the CW portion of the 2016 Television Critics Association Summer Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Aug. 11, 2016.Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Alabama Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally on Sept. 25, 2017 in Fairhope, Alabama.Louis C.K. at Madison Square Garden in 2016.American actor Steven Seagal in Moscow.Ed Westwick arrives at the BAFTA Awards Season Tea Party at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles on Nov. 7, 2017.Brett Ratner arrives at Wolfgang Puck's in Beverly Hills in 2017.Dustin Hoffman arrives at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Grants Banquet in Beverly Hills, California on Aug. 2, 2017.Jeremy Piven attends the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 17, 2017.Former Associated Press Vice President and Senior Managing Editor Mike Oreskes in 2015. Kevin Spacey attends the Build Series to discuss his new play "Clarence Darrow" on May 24, 2017 in New York.In this Aug. 11, 2016 file photo, author and producer Mark Halperin appears at the Showtime Critics Association summer press tour in Beverly Hills, Calif.Former President George H.W. Bush poses for a photo with the cast of AMC's series TURN on March, 29, 2014 in Houston.Terry Richardson sits in the front row at New York Fashion Week in 2017.Leon Wieseltier poses for a photograph on June 9, 2013 in Tel Aviv, Israel.James Toback attends the New York premiere of the HBO documentary film "Night Will Fall" on Jan. 15, 2015 in New York City.Chef John Besh attends a benefit in New York in 2015.Miramax co-founder Bob Weinstein appears at a premiere of "Sin City," in Los Angeles on March 28, 2005.Director Oliver Stone attends the premiere of the film "Snowden" in Manhattan, New York, U.S., Sept. 13.Roy Price, Director of Amazon Studios, poses during Amazon's premiere screening of the TV series "Transparent" at the Ace Hotel on [...]


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Small things you can do today to push your career forward

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 19:20:00 GMT

Success is the sum of small efforts repeated daily — here are a few that really add up.When it comes to your career, it's not bad to have an agenda — and let other people know about it.


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Credit card bills are due. Here's how to pay off holiday debt faster.

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 10:53:00 GMT

Americans racked up an average of $1,054 of debt this holiday season. Here's how to pay it off pronto.If you've got old smartphones, iPods, tablets or laptops lying around in desk drawers, this could be a great time to trade them in for cash.


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MH370 hunt to resume with up to $70M reward for wreckage

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 10:14:00 GMT

The Malaysia Airlines plane vanished on March 8, 2014, while flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board.The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that vanished is seen in a photo taken at Los Angeles International Airport on Nov. 15, 2013.


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Zinke says no oil drilling off Florida shore after governor objects

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 02:10:00 GMT

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said the decision to remove Florida from a controversial drilling plan came after meetings with the Republican governor.An oil drilling rig off the Pacific Ocean coastline near Seal Beach, California, on Thursday.Florida Gov. Rick Scott in Sunrise, Florida, in on May 2017.


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Black hole? What happened to this multi-billion-dollar spy satellite?

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 22:29:00 GMT

Does SpaceX satellite launch failure highlight the dangers of privatizing the space industry?The launch of the Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral, Florida for the "Zuma" U.S. satellite mission. Responding to media reports that the satellite was lost, SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell says the rocket "did everything correctly" and suggestions otherwise are "categorically false."


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Google engineer fired for manifesto should read these numbers

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 20:26:00 GMT

In certain STEM fields, the proportion was even higher: 78 percent of those who work in majority-male workplaces reported gender discrimination, followed by those working in computer jobs at 74 percent.An Assistant Professor of Genetics and Developmental Biology works on stem cells.


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