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The New York Post: Michael Bloomberg thinks he wouldn’t have made a good presidential candidate

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 01:04:33 GMT

Michael Bloomberg said he weighed running for president but decided after 12 years as New York City’s mayor voters knew how he stood on the issues and those positions weren’t endearing for a candidate.(image)



Marsh on Monday: Macron scores a huge win for the center in Europe

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 01:04:20 GMT

The center ground has held in France as presidential favorite Emmanuel Macron emerged with an unexpectedly strong lead over far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the first round of the presidential election, writes David Marsh.(image)



The Wall Street Journal: Chronic pain may sideline Warriors coach Steve Kerr for rest of NBA playoffs

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:56:00 GMT

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is out indefinitely and could miss the rest of the NBA playoffs because of lingering complications from back surgery that sidelined him last season, he said on Sunday.(image)



The Number One: Millennials choose 40 foreign cities over the best the United States has to offer

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:22:54 GMT

Apartment-hunting website Nestpick recently released its list of the best cities in the world for millennials, and you’ll have to scroll pretty far down to get to one in the United States.(image)



Market Extra: 4 things investors need to know about France’s presidential runoff

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:20:30 GMT

Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen are heading toward a May 7 runoff in France’s high-stakes presidential election. Here’s what it means for financial markets.(image)



Market Extra: Wall Street set to react as Macron, Le Pen to face off for French presidency

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:19:32 GMT

Early tallies of the closely watched vote Sunday showed centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right Marine Le Pen set to make it to the second round of the country’s presidential election on May 7.(image)



The Wall Street Journal: U.S. warns piracy has returned to waters off Somalia

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:16:28 GMT

Piracy has made a worrisome return to the waters off Somalia after a five-year hiatus, U.S. defense officials said, prompting commercial shippers, the military and others to revisit the issue.(image)



Meet the most generous tipper in America

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:07:51 GMT

He tips workers 50% instead of giving money to charity.(image)



These are the times when you are most likely to break your diet

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:06:59 GMT

People eat healthier at some times and places more than others.(image)



In One Chart: Russia just got bumped from this list of America’s biggest enemies

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:58:48 GMT

Iran? Russia? Syria? Sure, there’s really no shortage of contenders for the title of America’s biggest enemy, but considering the unsettling news flow these days, North Korea’s ascension to the top of the list shouldn’t come as much of a surprise.(image)