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The Irish Times
Declan Kiberd interview: ‘The political elites are much less literate now’it for a long time. I think what happened also was, when my father retired, whi
Declan Kiberd interview: ‘The political elites are much less literate now’
The Irish Times / Posted 22 minutes ago
it for a long time. I think what happened also was, when my father retired, which he did in his mid-seventies, he began reading for the first time in his life, and I gave him a lot of my books about Irish literature, mainly ones by my old... Read more
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FOX Business
Reynolds American Misses Profit Expectations, Boosts DividendReynolds American Inc. reported Thursday a fourth-quarter profit that rose to $
Reynolds American Misses Profit Expectations, Boosts Dividend
FOX Business / Posted an hour ago
Reynolds American Inc. reported Thursday a fourth-quarter profit that rose to $279 million, or 19 cents a share, from $148 million, or 14 cents a share, in the same period a year ago. Excluding non-recurring items, adjusted earnings per share came to... Read more
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Morningstar
Dow futures sink more than 200 points as global rout gains paceon Thursday, when she appears before the Senate Banking Committee at 10 a.m. Ea
Dow futures sink more than 200 points as global rout gains pace
Morningstar / Posted 3 hours ago
on Thursday, when she appears before the Senate Banking Committee at 10 a.m. Eastern Time. On the data docket, the latest reading on weekly jobless claims is due at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Greenback falls: The dollar dropped sharply after the... Read more
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Slate
We Transcribed Every Single One of Kanye West’s “Rants” From the Yeezus Tour, for Posterityabout things now, Kanye.” You know because, if you think about most musicians,
We Transcribed Every Single One of Kanye West’s “Rants” From the Yeezus Tour, for Posterity
Slate / Posted 4 hours ago
about things now, Kanye.” You know because, if you think about most musicians, most celebrities, or anybody that want a company or anybody, they can’t say how they really feel, can they? So I got one little question tonight [singing], one... Read more
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heraldscotland
Google boss turns to Scotch in defence of tax bill, and when Alex met Moira ...it is consumed. In support of his argument he enlists the “99 million cases of
Google boss turns to Scotch in defence of tax bill, and when Alex met Moira ...
heraldscotland / Posted 5 hours ago
it is consumed. In support of his argument he enlists the “99 million cases of Scotch whisky sold worldwide”. Google is an American company, says Mr Brittin, ergo that is where it pays most of its tax. As for that £130m bill, it was not a... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area entertainment and eventsAMERICAN LEGION POST 665: Dickson City: Friday, Marilyn Kennedy. ARLO’S TAVERN
Your guide to area entertainment and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
AMERICAN LEGION POST 665: Dickson City: Friday, Marilyn Kennedy. ARLO’S TAVERN: Union Dale: Sunday, Soul Shakers Blues Jam. ARTURO’S: Dupont: today, Strawberry Jam. AUGUSTINE’S CLUB 17: Old Forge: Friday, Greg Palmer; Saturday, Fuzzy Park... Read more
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heraldscotland
Google boss turns to Scotch in defence of wee nip tax billit is consumed. In support of his argument he enlists the “99 million cases of
Google boss turns to Scotch in defence of wee nip tax bill
heraldscotland / Posted 6 hours ago
it is consumed. In support of his argument he enlists the “99 million cases of Scotch whisky sold worldwide”. Google is an American company, says Mr Brittin, ergo that is where it pays most of its tax. As for that £130m bill, it was not a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Weekend Calendarby Gary Cawood" and Arkansas Pastel Society Sixth National Juried Exhibit, thro
Weekend Calendar
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 hours ago
by Gary Cawood" and Arkansas Pastel Society Sixth National Juried Exhibit, through Feb. 27. "Photographic Arts: African-American Studio Photography From the Joshua & Mary Swift Collection," through March 26. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday.... Read more
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heraldscotland
Google boss takes to Scotch in defence of tax billit is consumed. In support of his argument he enlists the “99 million cases of
Google boss takes to Scotch in defence of tax bill
heraldscotland / Posted 7 hours ago
it is consumed. In support of his argument he enlists the “99 million cases of Scotch whisky sold worldwide”. Google is an American company, says Mr Brittin, ergo that is where it pays most of its tax. As for that £130m bill, it was not a... Read more
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Rappler
Breaking down the New Hampshire primary resultshis email. The memo from the Clinton campaign pointed out they are counting on
Breaking down the New Hampshire primary results
Rappler / Posted 7 hours ago
his email. The memo from the Clinton campaign pointed out they are counting on her “high levels of support in the African American and Hispanic communities" to give her the edge over Sanders in a protracted Democratic primary race. Mook also... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Entertainment Picks Feb. 11-17Marvel is now stepping up its game in the live-performance department with Marv
Entertainment Picks Feb. 11-17
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 17 hours ago
Marvel is now stepping up its game in the live-performance department with Marvel Universe Live. Much like what its parent company, Disney, would do when it created Disney On Ice, this show brings together everyone's favorite superheroes and... Read more
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The Forward
The 100-Story Man Hits His MilestoneThis February, Haim Watzman reaches an unplanned milestone: The Israeli-America
The 100-Story Man Hits His Milestone
The Forward / Posted 20 hours ago
This February, Haim Watzman reaches an unplanned milestone: The Israeli-American writer will publish his 100th short story in The Jerusalem Report — in English. When Watzman moved to Israel in the 1970s, he planned to write exclusively in Hebrew. It... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Firms are not yet sure how the Zika virus should affect their business-travel policiesREADING official advice, it is difficult to know how seriously business travell
Firms are not yet sure how the Zika virus should affect their business-travel policies
Namibia Economist / Posted 21 hours ago
READING official advice, it is difficult to know how seriously business travellers should treat the Zika virus. Health agencies in Britain and America, for example, have hedged their advisories. Britain’s National Travel Health Network and Centre is... Read more
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Mashable
GIFs are the ultimate weapon in this addictive browser gamelooping images. Postlight decided that building an app like Slack — but exclus
GIFs are the ultimate weapon in this addictive browser game
Mashable / Posted 22 hours ago
looping images. Postlight decided that building an app like Slack — but exclusively for GIFs — would be a good way for the company to experiment with new development tools and see how quickly it could ship a complete product. Its experiment soon... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Here's what to do this weekendcultural calendar for the coming week, the coming month and beyond. 1 As other
Here's what to do this weekend
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 23 hours ago
cultural calendar for the coming week, the coming month and beyond. 1 As other local writers have noted, David Mamet's “American Buffalo” is an apt choice for Mary-Arcchie Theatre's final production (the theater's building is being torn down to... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Managing Everyday Life: What Is My Social Class?in domestic and global industries that are affected by lower oil prices (e.g.,
Managing Everyday Life: What Is My Social Class?
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
in domestic and global industries that are affected by lower oil prices (e.g., profits borne from owning a trucking company that hauls gasoline in tanker trucks up the highway to service stations that line transport arteries nationwide).... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Feb. 10, 2016as the people in power seem to have little or no knowledge of our western state
Feb. 10, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
as the people in power seem to have little or no knowledge of our western states. ESTHER SCHLAUGERGrand Junction American public is the loser in an unregulated drug market After reading about “bad boy” pharmaceutical CEO Shkreli taking... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Art, music and cultural festivals 2016: The coolest places to hang next yearByrne, Golden Globe- and Emmy-nominated for her work in the TV series Damages,
Art, music and cultural festivals 2016: The coolest places to hang next year
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
Byrne, Golden Globe- and Emmy-nominated for her work in the TV series Damages, will tread the boards for the Sydney Theatre Company towards the end of 2016. She stars in David Mamet's Speed-the-Plow, which tackles the behind-the-scenes world of... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Nudity’s not provocative anymore’biggest reimagining since Hugh Hefner debuted a centrefold of a naked Marilyn M
‘Nudity’s not provocative anymore’
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
biggest reimagining since Hugh Hefner debuted a centrefold of a naked Marilyn Monroe, marks a risky gamble for an American publishing empire overrun by the boundless sex and storytelling offered freely on the web. But instead of rebuking... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
QantasLink Selects FreeFlight Systems 1203C SBAS/GNSS Sensor to Achieve ADS-B Compliancecost, environmental, and other benefits for the NextGen airspace transformation
QantasLink Selects FreeFlight Systems 1203C SBAS/GNSS Sensor to Achieve ADS-B Compliance
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted yesterday
cost, environmental, and other benefits for the NextGen airspace transformation. Founded in 2001 and based in Texas, the company pioneered the first certified aviation WAAS/GPS receiver and the first rule-compliant UAT ADS-B system. FreeFlight... Read more
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USA Today
Students take to schools, streets to get out the vote in N.H.Advanced Placement U.S. History teacher and chaperone. “They can see what polit
Students take to schools, streets to get out the vote in N.H.
USA Today / Posted yesterday
Advanced Placement U.S. History teacher and chaperone. “They can see what politics actually looks like as opposed to reading out of a textbook.” Students in five sections of AP Government at Mamaroneck High School as well several journalism... Read more
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Investopedia
Wal-Mart's Biggest Liability: Labor Costs (WMT)In a company as large as Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT), it can be hard to increase
Wal-Mart's Biggest Liability: Labor Costs (WMT)
Investopedia / Posted yesterday
In a company as large as Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT), it can be hard to increase profit by a measurable degree. Increasing margins on soap won’t affect the bottom, nor will saving on nominal expenses like plastic bags. What Walmart can control though,... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Email letters, February 9, 2016 American public are the losers in our unregulated drug market After reading
Email letters, February 9, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
American public are the losers in our unregulated drug market After reading about “bad boy” pharmaceutical CEO Shkreli taking the Fifth before Congress on drug pricing, it is apparent that there are some winners and... Read more
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FOX Business
Update:Cola Revenue And Profit Top Estimatesbillion. The FactSet consensus was for EPS of 37 cents and revenue of $9.9 bill
Update:Cola Revenue And Profit Top Estimates
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
billion. The FactSet consensus was for EPS of 37 cents and revenue of $9.9 billion. Chief Executive Muhtar Kent said the company is planning to accelerate the pace of a streamlining program with plans to refranchise 100% of its company-owned... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Lyric Opera's revival of 'Rosenkavalier' glows with beauty, sentimentFew works in the standard repertory test an opera company's world-class bona fi
Lyric Opera's revival of 'Rosenkavalier' glows with beauty, sentiment
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Few works in the standard repertory test an opera company's world-class bona fides more acutely than Richard Strauss' most endearing and popular stage work, "Der Rosenkavalier." Everything about it is big, from its Wagnerian length (more than four... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pathologists Finding Greaves' Death Cause On Familiar Groundsto determine the cause of death of Mr. Harry A. Greaves, the former Managing Di
Pathologists Finding Greaves' Death Cause On Familiar Grounds
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
to determine the cause of death of Mr. Harry A. Greaves, the former Managing Director of the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company(LPRC) returned to familiar territory Sunday night. Mr. Greaves went missing last Friday, January 29, 2016 after he... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Library CardThe visit to the public library revealed its heart and soul. The traditional i
The Library Card
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
The visit to the public library revealed its heart and soul. The traditional impression of libraries as places for quiet reading, research, and borrowing books—and of librarians as schoolmarmish shush-ers—is outdated, as they have metamorphosed... Read more
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FOX Business
Coke Beats Expectations on Volume, Pricing Growthbeverage giant also said it is accelerating its bottler-refranchising efforts a
Coke Beats Expectations on Volume, Pricing Growth
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
beverage giant also said it is accelerating its bottler-refranchising efforts and expects to finish refranchising its North American assets by the end of 2017, three years ahead of schedule. Coke has spent billions buying back bottling assets in... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
New Hampshire primary: 5 things to watchState boost. 3. How hot is the Bern? It's not whether Sanders wins. It's abou
New Hampshire primary: 5 things to watch
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
State boost. 3. How hot is the Bern? It's not whether Sanders wins. It's about by how much. At least, that's what a reading of the polls seems to indicate. Surveys suggest he is such a prohibitive favorite in New Hampshire that a Clinton... Read more
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Slate
I Made Less Than $13 an Hour to Serve $13 Bud Lights at the Super Bowlon the clock, more than 90 minutes after I arrived to catch the shuttle. I was
I Made Less Than $13 an Hour to Serve $13 Bud Lights at the Super Bowl
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
on the clock, more than 90 minutes after I arrived to catch the shuttle. I was hired two months earlier by Centerplate, a company that employs nearly 5,000 people to cook and serve food at Levi’s Stadium, the home of this year’s Super Bowl. My... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
New Hampshire primary: 5 things to watchState boost. 3. How hot is the Bern? It's not whether Sanders wins. It's abou
New Hampshire primary: 5 things to watch
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
State boost. 3. How hot is the Bern? It's not whether Sanders wins. It's about by how much. At least, that's what a reading of the polls seems to indicate. Surveys suggest he is such a prohibitive favorite in New Hampshire that a Clinton... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Chinese Communists and Wacko U.S. Right Want to Save Us from Girlie Mensocial order. And if nothing else, one reason to read Black’s post is to see h
Chinese Communists and Wacko U.S. Right Want to Save Us from Girlie Men
Naked Capitalism / Posted 2 days ago
social order. And if nothing else, one reason to read Black’s post is to see how no one should ever take anything the American Enterprise Institute says seriously. Worried that a shortage of male teachers has produced a generation of timid,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Black History Month reading list: the best books this FebruaryTaylor’s has not written the average rushed first-wave book on a social movemen
Black History Month reading list: the best books this February
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
Taylor’s has not written the average rushed first-wave book on a social movement. Taylor, a professor of African American studies at Princeton, is the rare academic writer whose sense of humor is as sharp as her scholarship. She’s written... Read more
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The Forward
The 100-Story Man Hits His MilestoneThis February, Haim Watzman reaches an unplanned milestone: The Israeli-America
The 100-Story Man Hits His Milestone
The Forward / Posted 2 days ago
This February, Haim Watzman reaches an unplanned milestone: The Israeli-American writer will publish his 100th short story in The Jerusalem Report — in English. When Watzman moved to Israel in the 1970s, he planned to write exclusively in Hebrew. It... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Love and fearis a businessman from Fayetteville who represents the best qualities in a human
Love and fear
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
is a businessman from Fayetteville who represents the best qualities in a human being. He owns a successful construction company and, like many Muslims, practices his understanding of an Islam rooted in compassion and understanding. I believe... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
In defence of pretentiousness | Dan Foxfrom the comfort of your couch in Call of Duty, metal-detecting, larping, runni
In defence of pretentiousness | Dan Fox
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
from the comfort of your couch in Call of Duty, metal-detecting, larping, running, playing darts, keeping goldfish, reading up on Middle East politics, cabinet making, restoring old hi-fi equipment, learning Russian, amateur dramatics,... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Sen. Garrett says biggest obstacle to medical pot bill is pharmaceutical companiesuse of medicinal cannabis," Garrett said. The state’s attorney general, Doug P
Sen. Garrett says biggest obstacle to medical pot bill is pharmaceutical companies
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 2 days ago
use of medicinal cannabis," Garrett said. The state’s attorney general, Doug Peterson, posted a letter last week from the American Epilepsy Society on his website, urging lawmakers to vote against Garrett’s bill. "The thing that concerns me the... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
13 leaders aiming to increase African Americans in techSAN FRANCISCO — In Silicon Valley, they call it the 2% problem. African Americ
13 leaders aiming to increase African Americans in tech
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO — In Silicon Valley, they call it the 2% problem. African Americans make up a tiny fraction of the overwhelmingly white and Asian male workforces of major technology companies, the ranks of aspiring entrepreneurs and venture... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
MSU Banners announces 24th season lineuptickets can be picked up at this time, and this will be the last chance to purc
MSU Banners announces 24th season lineup
Southwest Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
tickets can be picked up at this time, and this will be the last chance to purchase season tickets.• Paul Taylor Dance Company – Feb. 23, Rosa Hart Theatre, Lake Charles Civic Center, 7 p.m.Created in 1993, the Paul Taylor Dance Company has... Read more
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First Coast News
13 leaders aiming to increase African Americans in techSAN FRANCISCO — In Silicon Valley, they call it the 2% problem. African Americ
13 leaders aiming to increase African Americans in tech
First Coast News / Posted 2 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO — In Silicon Valley, they call it the 2% problem. African Americans make up a tiny fraction of the overwhelmingly white and Asian male workforces of major technology companies, the ranks of aspiring entrepreneurs and venture... Read more
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KTVB Boise
13 leaders aiming to increase African Americans in techSAN FRANCISCO — In Silicon Valley, they call it the 2% problem. African Americ
13 leaders aiming to increase African Americans in tech
KTVB Boise / Posted 2 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO — In Silicon Valley, they call it the 2% problem. African Americans make up a tiny fraction of the overwhelmingly white and Asian male workforces of major technology companies, the ranks of aspiring entrepreneurs and venture... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
13 leaders aiming to increase African Americans in techSAN FRANCISCO — In Silicon Valley, they call it the 2% problem. African Americ
13 leaders aiming to increase African Americans in tech
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO — In Silicon Valley, they call it the 2% problem. African Americans make up a tiny fraction of the overwhelmingly white and Asian male workforces of major technology companies, the ranks of aspiring entrepreneurs and venture... Read more
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Daily News
REVISITING THE FEARLESS COMRADEPhilip Gunawardena. The story of a real-life 'prison break' is certainly far m
REVISITING THE FEARLESS COMRADE
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Philip Gunawardena. The story of a real-life 'prison break' is certainly far more exciting to read or hear, than an American fictitious one made for television! In a real and sensational episode that unfolded in Bogambara Prison in the heart... Read more
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Miami New Times
Miami Fury Football Still StrugglesTD. On the Fury's next possession, Dixon is sacked for a safety. In the stands
Miami Fury Football Still Struggles
Miami New Times / Posted 2 days ago
TD. On the Fury's next possession, Dixon is sacked for a safety. In the stands, Debra Roberson — a 45-year-old aviation company shipping manager — and six of her friends exhort the Fury offense to wake up. "Y'all need to go out to the hood and... Read more
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Investopedia
Wall Street's Favorites for the PresidencyIt’s the timeless lament of the idealistic American voter. “There’s too much mo
Wall Street's Favorites for the Presidency
Investopedia / Posted 2 days ago
It’s the timeless lament of the idealistic American voter. “There’s too much money in politics,” as if a grassroots campaign could somehow produce a president in today’s two-party constitutional republic. Presidential campaigns are expensive – Barack... Read more
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USA Today
13 leaders aiming to increase African Americans in techSAN FRANCISCO — In Silicon Valley, they call it the 2% problem. African Americ
13 leaders aiming to increase African Americans in tech
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO — In Silicon Valley, they call it the 2% problem. African Americans make up a tiny fraction of the overwhelmingly white and Asian male workforces of major technology companies, the ranks of aspiring entrepreneurs and venture... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Here's Why Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. Is Slumping TodayWhat: Units of Plains All American Pipeline and its general partner Plains GP H
Here's Why Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. Is Slumping Today
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
What: Units of Plains All American Pipeline and its general partner Plains GP Holding both slumped more than 11% by 1:15 p.m. ET on Monday. Fueling today's sell-off was another drop in the price of oil, as well as an analyst downgrade. So what: The... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Many Chemicals Used in Texas Fracking Remain a Mysterywater, down a wellbore and into tight rock formations to help release oil and g
Many Chemicals Used in Texas Fracking Remain a Mystery
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
water, down a wellbore and into tight rock formations to help release oil and gas. The practice has revolutionized the American energy industry, but some environmentalists and public health officials have expressed concern about potential... Read more
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Variety
TV Review: Frontline's 'The Fantasy Sports Gamble,' American Experience's 'The Perfect Crime'ties to these enterprises. FanDuel executive Matt King insists he’s shocked, s
TV Review: Frontline's 'The Fantasy Sports Gamble,' American Experience's 'The Perfect Crime'
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
ties to these enterprises. FanDuel executive Matt King insists he’s shocked, shocked that anyone would link what his company is peddling to gambling, hiding behind semantics as he refers to the ability to win money based on the outcome of... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Futures, Global Stocks Tumble As Europe Bank, Periphery Carnage Unfoldsand now that neither QE nor NIRP can prop up the financial system suddenly Mari
Futures, Global Stocks Tumble As Europe Bank, Periphery Carnage Unfolds
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
and now that neither QE nor NIRP can prop up the financial system suddenly Mario Draghi and his Davos "peer-pressuring" company have their jobs cut out for them. So while the markets stress about the future, and whether Janet Yellen's... Read more
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