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With Macy's, Sears, Kohl's Sliding, Can Mom and Pops Survive?

The retail sector's doldrums notched deeper today, with shares of Macy's, Kohl's, Nordstrom, J.C. Penney and Sears falling between 6 to 16 percent Thursday after announcing disappointing earnings.<p>More retailers will announce soon -- and it's not expected to be pretty.<p><b>Worst period for retailers</b> …

eCommerce

Asian shares track tech, consumer stocks' rally on Wall St

Shares rose in Asia on Friday after technology and consumer-focused stocks led an overnight rally on Wall Street, marking a dramatic end to the market's most volatile quarter in more than two years. Many regional markets were closed for Good Friday.<p>KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index added 1.4 …

Former U.S. Representative Brown of Florida found guilty of fraud

(Reuters) - Former U.S. Representative Corrine Brown of Florida was found guilty in federal court on Thursday of fraud for helping to raise $800,000 for a bogus charity and using the funds for concerts and golf, U.S. Justice Department officials said.<p>Brown, 70, was convicted on 18 counts of …

Corruption

Arizona Radio Station Stops Airing Advice On Hiding Child Pornography

Most radio listeners who hear a public service announcement about child pornography would expect it to focus on fighting crime and stopping abuse. But for at least two years, the audience of an Arizona radio station instead heard tips on avoiding prosecution over possessing photos of "naked …

Crime

Thousands of Patient Records Leaked in New York Hospital Data Breach

Medical records of at least 7,000 people compromised in a data breach involving Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center in New York disclosed patients' mental health and medical diagnoses, HIV statuses and sexual assault and domestic violence reports, according to records reviewed by NBC News.<p>Other …

Security

Making Soy Milk Is a Lot Easier Than You Thought | MyRecipes

If you’re avoiding dairy or just not that into cow’s milk, a carton of soy milk (and perhaps two other kinds of nut milk) constantly reside in your …

Snap's stock value is disappearing fast

LOS ANGELES — Snapchat's parent is having a rough start to its life as a public company.<p>In its first financial results since its IPO, Snap reported first-quarter revenue of $149.6 million, up 286% year over year, but well short of the $158 million in sales projected by analysts polled by S&P Global …

S&P Global

Emails leaked in ‘massive hacking attack’ on French presidential campaign

Eerie similarities to Clinton campaign hacks<p>An anonymous group has posted nine gigabytes of emails and other data, purportedly taken from the campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron. In a statement to the BBC, the Macron campaign said it had been the victim of a “massive hacking …

Hacking

Google adds phishing protection to Gmail on Android

Following the widespread phishing scam that affected Google Docs and Gmail users this week, Google says it’s now rolling out a new security feature in its Gmail application on Android that will help warn users about suspicious links. This feature may not have prevented this week’s attack, however, …

Big Food Makers Lament Slow Start To 2017

Kraft Heinz and Kellogg are the latest Big Food manufacturers to blame soft sales in the United States on an industrywide slowdown in demand for …

How to Make Money Off Your Travel Photos

Even an amateur can do it, with a little bit of patience.<p>Traveling provides us all with a sense of wonder and excitement as we're able to tune out …

Congress reverses rule on state retirement plans

Congress repealed an Obama-era rule Wednesday that had paved the way for states to create their own retirement savings plans for private sector workers.<p>The rollback is expected have a chilling effect on the plans already underway in seven states, but won't necessarily halt them. California, …

Retirement

Google Docs users hit with sophisticated phishing attack in their inboxes

Deceptive invite to edit a Google Doc appeared to be spreading rapidly, and users were taken to a legitimate Google sign-in screen if they clicked it<p>A Google Docs scam that appears to be widespread began landing in users’ inboxes on Wednesday in what seemed to be a sophisticated phishing or malware …

Google Docs