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Billboard
Rdio's Bankruptcy: Inside a Failing Music Streaming Serviceit's available, as "the Kleenex" of internet radio, inextricable from the idea
Rdio's Bankruptcy: Inside a Failing Music Streaming Service
Billboard / Posted 3 minutes ago
it's available, as "the Kleenex" of internet radio, inextricable from the idea of streaming free music, all of a piece, with some ads, based on a suggestion. Pandora will, any day (or minute) now, announce the launch of a new subscription... Read more
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Fortune
Miller Lite Is Going Hard After Bud Light in Its New Adsstarts out. “Miller Lite has more taste and half the carbs.” Miller Lite has 32
Miller Lite Is Going Hard After Bud Light in Its New Ads
Fortune / Posted 13 minutes ago
starts out. “Miller Lite has more taste and half the carbs.” Miller Lite has 32 grams of carbs in a 12-ounce serving compared with Bud Light’s 6.6 grams. It also contains 14 fewer calories. MillerCoors chief marketing officer David Kroll... Read more
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DEBKAfile
Clinton and Trump finally go head to headUp until the first presidential face-off with her rival, Democratic presidentia
Clinton and Trump finally go head to head
DEBKAfile / Posted 25 minutes ago
Up until the first presidential face-off with her rival, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was unable to reverse the upward momentum in the polls of her rival, Republican nominee Donald Trump. Even after spending $60 million on her... Read more
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CTV News
Pertussis vaccine effectiveness wanes after three yearscough vaccine, known as an "acellular" vaccine, has been used in Canada since 1
Pertussis vaccine effectiveness wanes after three years
CTV News / Posted 25 minutes ago
cough vaccine, known as an "acellular" vaccine, has been used in Canada since 1997 and is also used in the rest of North America, Australia, New Zealand and much of Europe. The whole-cell vaccine was discontinued in North America because of... Read more
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New America Media
Report: African Americans Have Been 'Locked Out' of Home Ownershipby four authors for the National Association of Real Estate Brokers, in a 2016
Report: African Americans Have Been 'Locked Out' of Home Ownership
New America Media / Posted an hour ago
by four authors for the National Association of Real Estate Brokers, in a 2016 report called the State of Housing in Black America. That same report found homeownership for non-Hispanic white people stood at 68.5 percent in 2014. In comparison,... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Carnival Corp. posts $1.4 billion profit in third quarteroperator announced it generated profit of $1.4 billion, or $1.93 cents a share,
Carnival Corp. posts $1.4 billion profit in third quarter
Sun-Sentinel / Posted an hour ago
operator announced it generated profit of $1.4 billion, or $1.93 cents a share, in the fiscal quarter ending Aug. 31. That compared with profit of $1.2 billion, or $1.56 cents a share, in the same period in 2015. Revenue rose 4.4 percent to $5.1... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Report says African Americans have been ‘locked out’ of home ownership 26th September 2016 · 0 Comments By Della HasselleContributing Writer The h
Report says African Americans have been ‘locked out’ of home ownership
Louisiana Weekly / Posted an hour ago
26th September 2016 · 0 Comments By Della HasselleContributing Writer The homeownership rate for African Americans is now lower than the national homeownership rate was during... Read more
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Slate
Zuckerberg and Chan Can’t End Disease With $3 Billion. They Should Still Try.by nature.” Last Wednesday—381 years later–Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan s
Zuckerberg and Chan Can’t End Disease With $3 Billion. They Should Still Try.
Slate / Posted 2 hours ago
by nature.” Last Wednesday—381 years later–Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan suggested Descartes’ hope could be a reality within this century. “We believe we can cure, prevent or manage all diseases within our children’s lifetime,” said Chan. And... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
The Agony of LAX (and What's Being Done About It)America's second-busiest airport ranks 91st in the world as it fails on all fro
The Agony of LAX (and What's Being Done About It)
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 2 hours ago
America's second-busiest airport ranks 91st in the world as it fails on all fronts, from sad food to worst-in-class gate waits, while the big airlines and the city strive (slowly) to make flying great again. Since 2000, an art installation called... Read more
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NBC News
Analysis: Why Clinton and Trump are reaching out to LGBTQ voters-- about 5 percent of registered voters -- is much smaller than other historica
Analysis: Why Clinton and Trump are reaching out to LGBTQ voters
NBC News / Posted 2 hours ago
-- about 5 percent of registered voters -- is much smaller than other historically marginalized groups, such as African Americans and Latinos. And despite Trump's insistence that he is the real friend to "the gays," if history (or recent polls)... Read more
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NBC News
How Clinton would differ from Obama as president on foreign policya famous former Green Beret and CIA officer who was portrayed in the film "Char
How Clinton would differ from Obama as president on foreign policy
NBC News / Posted 2 hours ago
a famous former Green Beret and CIA officer who was portrayed in the film "Charlie Wilson's War" — and who was once tasked with parachuting into the Soviet Union with a small nuclear weapon strapped to his leg, delivered his remarks all in a... Read more
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FOX Business
Analyzing Two Smart Beta Bond Etfssome of the aforementioned concerns, use of these names could increase as the s
Analyzing Two Smart Beta Bond Etfs
FOX Business / Posted 2 hours ago
some of the aforementioned concerns, use of these names could increase as the smart beta revolution continues. Starting with the broad names, I will run a comparison against the Barclays US Corporate Bond Index (LUAC) to see how characteristics... Read more
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FOX Business
Analyzing Two Smart Beta Bond Etfssome of the aforementioned concerns, use of these names could increase as the s
Analyzing Two Smart Beta Bond Etfs
FOX Business / Posted 2 hours ago
some of the aforementioned concerns, use of these names could increase as the smart beta revolution continues. Starting with the broad names, I will run a comparison against the Barclays US Corporate Bond Index (LUAC) to see how characteristics... Read more
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The Suburbanite
HEROIN'S HOLD ON US, PART 2: Prison momsup. At age 3, Giovanni is now walking and talking, but a foster mother tucks h
HEROIN'S HOLD ON US, PART 2: Prison moms
The Suburbanite / Posted 2 hours ago
up. At age 3, Giovanni is now walking and talking, but a foster mother tucks him in at night. Parenting for Duggan, as with thousands of other young mothers battling heroin addiction, has been reduced to a few hours in the park, when she grasps... Read more
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Slate
Courts Aren’t the Solution to Parents Posting Embarrassing Pictures on Social Mediaa digital footprint. It’s easy to scoff at parents who post their kids’ picture
Courts Aren’t the Solution to Parents Posting Embarrassing Pictures on Social Media
Slate / Posted 3 hours ago
a digital footprint. It’s easy to scoff at parents who post their kids’ pictures online and to tell them to stop. As with most things in life, it’s not that simple. After all, being excited about your kids (and taking lots of pictures of... Read more
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Fortune
Why Hillary Clinton's Supporters Aren't AdvertisingDonald Trump by four percentage points among likely voters, according to a Reut
Why Hillary Clinton's Supporters Aren't Advertising
Fortune / Posted 3 hours ago
Donald Trump by four percentage points among likely voters, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released Friday. But Americans of all political stripes have been more critical of Clinton than they were of Obama when he was running for his... Read more
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International Business Times
Corbyn and Trump have yesterday's answers for today's problems1930s novel Coming Up for Air muses as he walks down the Strand on a morning of
Corbyn and Trump have yesterday's answers for today's problems
International Business Times / Posted 3 hours ago
1930s novel Coming Up for Air muses as he walks down the Strand on a morning off from his job selling insurance. "It's with you all the time. I suppose an hour never passes without your thinking of things that happened ten or twenty years... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Alaska Air Group and Virgin America Agree to Extend Regulatory Review of Proposed MergerFRANCISCO, Sept. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), p
Alaska Air Group and Virgin America Agree to Extend Regulatory Review of Proposed Merger
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 3 hours ago
FRANCISCO, Sept. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), parent company of Alaska Airlines, and Virgin America Inc. (NASDAQ: VA) today announced that each carrier has agreed with the Antitrust Division of the United States... Read more
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FOX Business
3 Stocks That Have Been Cut In Half This Quarterprojects, but its falling share price hints that Wall Street doesn't see that h
3 Stocks That Have Been Cut In Half This Quarter
FOX Business / Posted 3 hours ago
projects, but its falling share price hints that Wall Street doesn't see that happening.Corrections Corporation of America: Down 53% The markets have placed shares of Corrections Corporation of America(NYSE: CXW) under arrest this quarter,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
John Oliver Says America Should Be ‘F—ing Outraged’ Over Donald Trump’s Scandals Compared to Hillary Clinton’sconcluded that Clinton’s choice to use a private email server was highly questi
John Oliver Says America Should Be ‘F—ing Outraged’ Over Donald Trump’s Scandals Compared to Hillary Clinton’s
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 hours ago
concluded that Clinton’s choice to use a private email server was highly questionable but ultimately not illegal. Likewise with the Clinton Foundation, which has been accused of accepting donations from foreign governments in exchange for favors at... Read more
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FOX Business
3 Stocks That Have Been Cut In Half This Quarterprojects, but its falling share price hints that Wall Street doesn't see that h
3 Stocks That Have Been Cut In Half This Quarter
FOX Business / Posted 3 hours ago
projects, but its falling share price hints that Wall Street doesn't see that happening.Corrections Corporation of America: Down 53% The markets have placed shares of Corrections Corporation of America(NYSE: CXW) under arrest this quarter,... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Whoever wins, half the country losesby the outcome of the presidential race. Whether the electoral map plays into t
Whoever wins, half the country loses
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 4 hours ago
by the outcome of the presidential race. Whether the electoral map plays into the hands of Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump, America will find itself retreating into illiberal, inward-looking policies, led by either one of the two least-inspiring... Read more
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SportingNews
Most dangerous spot in NFL is between media hound Josh Norman and TV camerasshutdown corners such as Deion Sanders. But the media-friendly Norman has brill
Most dangerous spot in NFL is between media hound Josh Norman and TV cameras
SportingNews / Posted 4 hours ago
shutdown corners such as Deion Sanders. But the media-friendly Norman has brilliantly exploited his memorable street fight with Odell Beckham Jr. of the Giants in Week 15 of last season to become one of the single biggest media personalities in the... Read more
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Market Watch
Carnival lifts guidance as profit rises 17%expectations. For the fiscal year ending in November, Carnival raised its per-
Carnival lifts guidance as profit rises 17%
Market Watch / Posted 4 hours ago
expectations. For the fiscal year ending in November, Carnival raised its per-share earnings estimate to $3.33 to $3.37, compared with its previous view for a per-share profit of $3.25 to $3.35. For the current quarter, the company forecast... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
What Wall Street’s watching ahead of the first presidential debateAn already heated U.S. presidential campaign is poised for hostilities at Hofst
What Wall Street’s watching ahead of the first presidential debate
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
An already heated U.S. presidential campaign is poised for hostilities at Hofstra University on Monday night, with Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton set square off on the same stage for the first time. With a... Read more
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Reuters
LVMH's digital drive takes time despite Apple hireacross its more than 70 businesses and brands. Some labels such as Louis Vuitto
LVMH's digital drive takes time despite Apple hire
Reuters / Posted 4 hours ago
across its more than 70 businesses and brands. Some labels such as Louis Vuitton and Fendi have made great strides along with cosmetics retailer Sephora, but Celine stands out as an apparent laggard. Arnault hired Rogers, a 44-year-old American... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Warren Davidson defends statement about ‘moochers’ in VAveterans in the VA system earlier this week fired up those on the political lef
Warren Davidson defends statement about ‘moochers’ in VA
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 4 hours ago
veterans in the VA system earlier this week fired up those on the political left. Davidson, a former Army Ranger, spoke with the Concerned Veterans for America on Monday in West Chester Twp. about the issues facing veterans, and the U.S.... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Warren Davidson defends statement about ‘moochers’ in VAveterans in the VA system earlier this week fired up those on the political lef
Warren Davidson defends statement about ‘moochers’ in VA
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 5 hours ago
veterans in the VA system earlier this week fired up those on the political left. Davidson, a former Army Ranger, spoke with the Concerned Veterans for America on Monday in West Chester Twp. about the issues facing veterans, and the U.S.... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
How will I charge my electric vehicle? And where? And how much will it cost?Reichmuth and others say, EV users are saving money on fuel costs. The nonprofi
How will I charge my electric vehicle? And where? And how much will it cost?
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Reichmuth and others say, EV users are saving money on fuel costs. The nonprofit electric vehicle organization Plug In America, comparing gasoline rates to electricity rates, puts the fuel savings at the equivalent of $1.10 per gallon for a... Read more
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Civil Georgia
Saakashvili Tells UNM Campaign Rally via Video Link: Election Victory �Inevitable�two on UNM’s list of MP candidates, said Saakashvili would be back to Georgia “
Saakashvili Tells UNM Campaign Rally via Video Link: Election Victory �Inevitable�
Civil Georgia / Posted 5 hours ago
two on UNM’s list of MP candidates, said Saakashvili would be back to Georgia “to celebrate [election] victory together with us.” MP Davit Bakradze, who is number one on UNM’s party list of MP candidates, told the rally that they “are very... Read more
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PhysOrg
70 million more firearms added to US gun stock over past 20 years, study saysCredit: Greg St. Martin The estimated number of privately-owned guns in America
70 million more firearms added to US gun stock over past 20 years, study says
PhysOrg / Posted 5 hours ago
Credit: Greg St. Martin The estimated number of privately-owned guns in America grew by more than 70 million—to approximately 265 million—between 1994 and 2015, and half of that gun stock is owned by only 3 percent of the population, according to a... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Why Monday night's debate is the most critical moment of the presidential raceThe Atlantic's James Fallows reminds us that policy has rarely offered the memo
Why Monday night's debate is the most critical moment of the presidential race
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 5 hours ago
The Atlantic's James Fallows reminds us that policy has rarely offered the memorable moment, even recommending watching with the sound off. Instead, it's often something intangible. A sigh. A bit of dismissiveness. A glance at a watch. So what... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
First Presidential Debate: The Little Things That Can Mean a LotClinton and Donald Trump finally square off in the first of three presidential
First Presidential Debate: The Little Things That Can Mean a Lot
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 5 hours ago
Clinton and Donald Trump finally square off in the first of three presidential debates. It’s (finally) debate night in America! Possibly more than ever before in history, this first of the presidential debates is expected to to be more watched,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Bank of America to cut Asia investment banking jobsSINGAPORE/HONG KONG: Bank of America is set to cut about two dozen investment b
Bank of America to cut Asia investment banking jobs
The Economic Times / Posted 5 hours ago
SINGAPORE/HONG KONG: Bank of America is set to cut about two dozen investment banking jobs in Asia, including some top dealmakers, sources told Reuters, as a slowdown forces western banks to cut costs. The job cut plan comes after Reuters reported... Read more
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Zero Hedge
26 Incredible Facts About The Economy That Every American Should Know Before The Trump-Clinton Debatebreak the all-time record of 80 million viewers that watched Ronald Reagan and
26 Incredible Facts About The Economy That Every American Should Know Before The Trump-Clinton Debate
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 hours ago
break the all-time record of 80 million viewers that watched Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter debate back in 1980. Many Americans probably hope to see some personal fireworks between the two nominees, but the two candidates have both expressed a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Trump now sounding like Duterte LiteNow that we get a few weeks reprieve from the Marcos hero’s burial debate, we s
Trump now sounding like Duterte Lite
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 hours ago
Now that we get a few weeks reprieve from the Marcos hero’s burial debate, we still have all the anniversaries to deal with. 9/11 was not just one of the most horrific days in modern U.S. history, it was also coincidentally, the birthday of... Read more
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Market Watch
What the Clinton and Trump Foundations have in commonBill and Ben invited guests to in Beverly Hills. No doubt, the Clinton Foundat
What the Clinton and Trump Foundations have in common
Market Watch / Posted 6 hours ago
Bill and Ben invited guests to in Beverly Hills. No doubt, the Clinton Foundation assembled great talent for good works with many peerless accomplishments over the last decade-plus. But what are its metrics—the supposedly objective measures—by... Read more
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AdWeek
Why UFC's New York City Debut Is Such a Big Deal, and How Brands Are Cashing Into have with a different sports league." Working with UFC also gives brand mar
Why UFC's New York City Debut Is Such a Big Deal, and How Brands Are Cashing In
AdWeek / Posted 7 hours ago
to have with a different sports league." Working with UFC also gives brand marketers more bang for their buck when compared with America's other favorite contact sport: football. "Compared to UFC, the cost of doing a deal with the... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Teach for America revamps recruitment effortsMississippi Today Schools in the Mississippi Delta used to relying on a steady
Teach for America revamps recruitment efforts
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 7 hours ago
Mississippi Today Schools in the Mississippi Delta used to relying on a steady stream of Teach for America teachers must look at other options for assistance this year. The number of teachers, or corps members, in the state went from 140 in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA's Debt to GDP Highest Among Emerging Market PeersR31 856 (€2 070) - which is significantly higher than the average of other emer
SA's Debt to GDP Highest Among Emerging Market Peers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
R31 856 (€2 070) - which is significantly higher than the average of other emerging markets at R24 777 (€1 610). "In Latin America or Eastern Europe, for example, no country can match South Africa in this regard. The Allianz Global Wealth report -... Read more
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The Morning Call
Penn State's future hinges on games against Minnesota and Maryland, not MichiganFranklin said afterward — its result wasn't terribly unexpected. Still, the mes
Penn State's future hinges on games against Minnesota and Maryland, not Michigan
The Morning Call / Posted 8 hours ago
Franklin said afterward — its result wasn't terribly unexpected. Still, the message lingers. Penn State isn't competing with Michigan right now — kind of like Penn State was out of Michigan's reach from 2008-10. And the Wolverines' 2010... Read more
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CBS News
For higher profits, add women at the topGender diversity can do wonders for corporate returns. Companies with women on
For higher profits, add women at the top
CBS News / Posted 8 hours ago
Gender diversity can do wonders for corporate returns. Companies with women on their board have outperformed those with only men by 3.5 percent on a compound annual basis since 2005, according to a new study from Credit Suisse. On top of that,... Read more
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International Business Times
Samsung delays Galaxy Note 7 sales in South Koreaaccording to Samsung, represents half of the affected customers. Besides, the r
Samsung delays Galaxy Note 7 sales in South Korea
International Business Times / Posted 10 hours ago
according to Samsung, represents half of the affected customers. Besides, the recall process in South Korea is quite slow compared to other markets such as Singapore and the US. In the US, about half of recalled Note 7 units have already been... Read more
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PollutionOnline
JetBlue Announces One Of The Largest Renewable Jet Fuel Purchase Agreements In Aviation HistoryNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) today announced a ten-year
JetBlue Announces One Of The Largest Renewable Jet Fuel Purchase Agreements In Aviation History
PollutionOnline / Posted 10 hours ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) today announced a ten-year renewable jet fuel purchase agreement with SG Preston, a bioenergy company. The airline is partnering with SG Preston to purchase renewable jet fuel made from rapidly... Read more
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PollutionOnline
Chemours Expects Opteon Portfolio To Reduce Greenhouse Gas By 325 Million Tons By 2025The Company's Latest Estimate Represents an Eight Percent Improvement vs. Its 2
Chemours Expects Opteon Portfolio To Reduce Greenhouse Gas By 325 Million Tons By 2025
PollutionOnline / Posted 10 hours ago
The Company's Latest Estimate Represents an Eight Percent Improvement vs. Its 2015 Evaluation and Is Aligned with Today's Call from Global Leaders to Amend the Montreal Protocol Wilmington, DE /PRNewswire/ - The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE:... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Golf Ryder Cup Moore added to US teamUnited States Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III completed his line-up for this w
Golf Ryder Cup Moore added to US team
Irish Examiner / Posted 13 hours ago
United States Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III completed his line-up for this weekend's matches on home soil with Europe when he named Tour Championship runner-up Ryan Moore as his 12th and final team member writes Simon Lewis. Moore, 33, was... Read more
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TheBull
California dreamin' for Chinese investors in USespecially the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles, has been at the forefron
California dreamin' for Chinese investors in US
TheBull / Posted 15 hours ago
especially the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles, has been at the forefront of China's appetite to invest overseas, with billions of dollars going into the technology, renewable energy and entertainment sectors, and increasingly into real... Read more
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Philly.com
In push for profits, cutting corners and workersencouraging low-paid workers to open phony accounts for customers so Stumpf cou
In push for profits, cutting corners and workers
Philly.com / Posted 16 hours ago
encouraging low-paid workers to open phony accounts for customers so Stumpf could brag to shareholders that Wells Fargo led America in cross-selling. DuPont and Dow Chemical bosses were also in town, to defend the companies' plan to combine their... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE | Arnold Palmer dies at 87, leaves golf better than he found itbigger and even better than he found it, growing into a legend that made him ma
PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE | Arnold Palmer dies at 87, leaves golf better than he found it
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 17 hours ago
bigger and even better than he found it, growing into a legend that made him maybe the most famous golfer of all time. With his magnetic personality, charming good looks and the swashbuckling playing style of a matador, Palmer wooed massive... Read more
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Daily Mail
DEREK LAWRENSON: Arnold Palmer left an indelible mark on everyonehe would turn up for the club’s midweek scramble, whereby all the members put t
DEREK LAWRENSON: Arnold Palmer left an indelible mark on everyone
Daily Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
he would turn up for the club’s midweek scramble, whereby all the members put their names into a hat to see who played with one another. The fact the seven-time major champion often ended up alongside an 18 handicapper didn’t bother him in the... Read more
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