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Forget Pickups, the New Car Trend Is 'Hot Hatches'

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:55:00 GMT

The most powerful version ever, the Honda Civic Type-R churns out 306 horsepower.The Honda Civic Type-R is the most powerful version of the compact Honda line ever, churning out 306 horsepower.Subaru's WRX STI is the best-selling of the performance hatch models in the U.S.The Ford Focus RS has three times as much power as a regular Focus.


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Prosecutor: Shkreli Built Hedge Fund Empire on 'Lies Upon Lies'

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:10:00 GMT

In opening statements at the securities fraud trial of a former pharmaceutical company CEO, a federal prosecutor has told jurors that Martin Shkreli built a bogus hedge fund empire on "lies upon lies"Martin Shkreli, former chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals and KaloBios Pharmaceuticals Inc, departs after a hearing at U.S. Federal Court on June 26, 2017 in Brooklyn, New York. File


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Government and Bank Websites Flunk Privacy Test

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:03:00 GMT

We put a lot of trust in the websites we visit, especially those from the government and banks. This trust is often misplaced, according to a new analysis.A programer shows a sample of decrypting source code in Taipei, Taiwan on May 13, 2017.


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Gruesome Deaths Illustrate Fireworks Dangers

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:54:54 GMT

Because blowing up mannequins never gets old. And because fireworks can be very dangerous.The Consumer Products Safety Commission uses a mannequin on June 27, 2017 to demonstrate what not to do with fireworks on July 4 and released latest statistics on fireworks-related injuries from last year.The Consumer Products Safety Commission uses a mannequin on June 27, 2017, to demonstrate what not to do with fireworks on July 4.


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Paying the Ransomware Won't Unlock Your Files

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:29:00 GMT

A new ransomware researchers say is based on 'Petya' malware is spreading globally -- but paying it off won't unlock your files.A computer screen cyberattack warning notice reportedly holding computer files for ransom Tuesday Kiev, Ukraine. A screenshot of the new ransomware attack.A computer screen cyberattack warning notice reportedly holding computer files for ransom Tuesday Kiev, Ukraine.


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Widespread Cyberattack Hits Major European Companies

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:57:00 GMT

A cyberattack apparently targeting Ukraine rippled across Europe and disrupted the computer systems of major companies in Russia, Britain and elsewhere.A message demanding money on a monitor of a payment terminal at a branch of Ukraine's state-owned bank, Oschadbank, after Ukrainian institutions were hit by a wave of cyber attacks Tuesday.A message demanding money on a monitor of a payment terminal at Ukraine's state-owned bank, Oschadbank, after Ukrainian institutions were hit by a wave of cyber attacks Tuesday.A computer screen displays a cyberattack notice reportedly holding computer files for ransom on Tuesday in Kiev, Ukraine.


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How to Avoid Starring in a Roommate Horror Story

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:15:00 GMT

From fire hazards to questionable hygiene, roommates can be truly nightmarish. What's the best strategy when choosing whom to live with?Dirty dishes sit in a sink


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Google Hit With Record $2.72 Billion Fine by EU

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:12:00 GMT

European regulators have slapped a record $2.72 billion fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service.epa06052393 (FILE) - The Google logo during the opening of the new Google office in Zurich, Switzerland, 17 January 2017 (reissued 27 June 2017). The European Commission on 27 June 2017 said it would fine the Google with 2.4 billion euros for abusing its dominance as a search engine. EPA/WALTER BIERI


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Pharmacy Boss Gets 9 Years for Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:15:00 GMT

Barry Cadden was acquitted of second-degree murder but convicted of conspiracy and fraud in the meningitis outbreak, which has been blamed for 76 deaths.Pharmacist Barry Cadden, co-founder of the defunct New England Compounding Center, arrives for sentencing Monday in Boston.Pharmacist Barry Cadden, co-founder of the defunct New England Compounding Center, arrives for sentencing Monday in Boston.


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How to Know If Your Car Has Been Recalled

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:40:00 GMT

Car recalls happen when parts — like airbags — fail. Find out if your vehicle is affected in just minutes.If you have a recalled vehicle with a defective part, like a Takata airbag, the auto manufacturer must replace it free of charge.


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Faulty Airbag Maker Takata Files for Bankruptcy

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:04:00 GMT

In a joint statement, the Michigan-based company buying Takata's assets said no layoffs or plant closings were planned.A recalled Takata airbag inflator is removed it from a vehicle in June 2015.


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After Takata's Bankruptcy, Is Your Airbag Safe?

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:16:00 GMT

Now that Takata has filed for bankruptcy, it's a good time to check whether your airbag is safe or not. Here's why and how.



Never Mind Coal — Retail Jobs Could Be Next Big Issue

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 01:05:05 GMT

Much has been made of the struggles of the coal and manufacturing industries, but the collapse in retail jobs is on the cusp of becoming a political issue.Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a stunning move that gives it hundreds of stores across the United States.


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Move Over 'Man Cave' — Now It's All About the 'She Shed'

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:31:00 GMT

Across the country and around the world, women are transforming their backyard potting sheds and structures into "She Sheds."Jenny Karp built this "She Shed" with a local shed designer and builder using mostly recycled materials - and a little help from her husband.Jenny Karp paints wooden greeting cards for her small business, Glitterfarm, in her "She Shed" in San Luis Obispo, California.Jenny Karp built this "She Shed" with a local shed designer and builder using mostly recycled materials - and a little help from her husband.


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Why Your Credit Score May Go Up This July

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:50:58 GMT

Good news: Your credit score may be 10 to 40 points higher next month.You may have access to more credit this summer.


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Are You Getting Ripped Off at the Gas Station?

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:06:00 GMT

Faulty gas pumps mean you could be buying watered down gas, gas with sediment in it, or getting less gas than you pay for.A motorist pumps fuel into his vehicle at JJ's Express Gas Plus station in Phoenix gas station in Phoenix, Arizona. REUTERS/Joshua LottA motorist pumps fuel into his vehicle at a gas station. REUTERS/Joshua Lott


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Oh, Sorry, You Don't Get Summer Fridays?

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:31:00 GMT

Working for the weekend is getting easier this summer.People enjoy the hot spring weather at Bryant Park on June 1, 2017 in New York.People enjoy the hot spring weather at Bryant Park on June 1 in New York.


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Automakers Fight Weaker Sales by Cutting Shifts, Laying Off Workers

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:59:00 GMT

Despite other signs of a relatively healthy economy, automakers have been scheduling production cuts faster than at any time since the Great Recession.SUVs move through the assembly line at the General Motors Assembly Plant in Arlington, Texas June 9, 2015. REUTERS/Mike StoneSUVs move through the assembly line at the General Motors Assembly Plant in Arlington, Texas. REUTERS/Mike Stone


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Are People Actually Tipping Their Uber Drivers?

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:56:57 GMT

Uber's new tipping option rolled out in three cities this week and will cover the entire United States by the end of July.An Uber driver waits for a client in Manhattan.An Uber driver waits for a client in Manhattan.


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New Senate Health Bill Could Hit the Middle Class Hard

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:01:00 GMT

Obamacare was attacked for spiking insurance premiums. But they could go up even more under the new proposal.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, followed by Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, leaves a Republican meeting on healthcare, on June 22, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington.


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What You're Eating Is Affecting Your Productivity

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:17:00 GMT

When, what and how you eat can have some eye-opening effects on your ability to get things done — and get ahead — at work.What you eat can have surprising effects on your ability to work.Steam rising from coffee


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Men Can't Pick Who They Sit Beside on Planes, Israeli Court Rules

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:10:00 GMT

The case pitted Renee Rabinowitz, an 82-year-old who fled the Nazis during World War II, against Israel's national carrier El Al.Renee RabinowitzRenee Rabinowitz An El Al plane


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R.U.D.E. in the U.S.A.: Has Incivility Hit a Crisis Point?

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:13:00 GMT

Three-quarters of Americans believe incivility has reached "crisis levels," and 73 percent feel the U.S. is "losing stature as a civil nation."Supporters of President Donald Trump, right, and anti-Trump protesters fight for a U.S. flag during a "People 4 Trump" rally in Berkeley, California, on March 4.Supporters of President Donald Trump, right, and anti-Trump protesters fight for a U.S. flag during a "People 4 Trump" rally in Berkeley, California, on March 4.


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Which Automaker Ranks Highest for Quality? Surprisingly, It's Kia

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:20:00 GMT

Kia topped the list of brands in J.D. Power's annual quality study — but only four Detroit brands made the top 10, and just one Japanese automaker.The 2017 Kia Sportage is introduced at the LA Auto Show in Los Angeles, California. REUTERS/Lucy NicholsonThe 2017 Kia Sportage is introduced at the LA Auto Show in Los Angeles, California. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson


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The 9 Highest-Paying Jobs Requiring an Associate Degree Are...

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:21:19 GMT

Here are the top nine according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics as of 2016.A plane passes the air traffic control tower at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia on June 5, 2017.


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