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Photos: The emerging political activism of Hillary Clinton during her Wellesley college years

Last night, Hillary Rodham Clinton officially accepted the Democratic nomination for president, becoming the first woman to do so in US history.<p>The four-night run up to her speech at this week’s Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, videos and speeches (including one made by her husband …

Government

Blockchain holds key to reinventing energy grid

<b>Solar technology and battery storage are important. But what has been missing is a technology on which to organize, co-ordinate and secure a true peer-to-peer power grid.</b><p>While breakthroughs in solar-cell technology have led to greater variety in locally generated renewable energy, the underlying …

Trump, Bloomberg escalate New York billionaire brawl

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — It's New York billionaire vs. New York billionaire.<p>Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump unleashed a wave of …

Donald Trump

WATCH: Father of fallen U.S. Muslim soldier trolls Trump with a copy of his pocket Constitution at DNC

“I will gladly lend you my copy,” the proud father of Captain Humayun S. M. Khan told Trump<p>"We are proud to stand here as parents of Captain Khan and as proud American Muslims," the father of a fallen U.S. solider said Thursday night.<p>Khzir Khan stood with his wife ,Ghazala, on stage at the Wells …

The Woman Who Worked to Save 19th-Century Victims of Sex Trafficking

<i>This piece is part of an ongoing series on the unsung women of history. Read more here.</i><p>At the end of the 19th century, journalist and reformer …

13 signs your coworker is a psychopath

Andrew Faas, a former senior executive with Canada's two largest retail organizations, found this out the hard way when he blew the whistle on a corrupt colleague, and subsequently had his phone and email hacked and even received an anonymous death threat.<p>To help others, Faas says in his new book, …

Psychology

Iran's global banking problems deepen with rise of Trump, Brexit | Reuters

LONDON/ANKARA (Reuters) - Britain’s vote to leave the European Union and the rise of U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump have paralyzed efforts by Western governments to encourage already highly reluctant international banks to do business with Iran.<p>A currency exchange dealer counts U.S. dollar …

South Asia

The Secret to a Great Business Plan: Don't Write One | Inc.com

Conventional wisdom says that every great startup needs a formal business plan. According to Wikipedia (that great repository of predictably conventional wisdom), a business plan is:<p>"a formal statement of business goals, reasons they are attainable, and plans for reaching them. It may also contain …

Small Business

Moody's: Clinton economy would create 10 million jobs

Hillary Clinton's plans for the economy would boost growth and create millions of jobs, according to a new analysis.<p>Moody's Analytics estimates that if the Democratic presidential nominee's proposals are enacted, the economy would create 10.4 million jobs during her presidency, or 3.2 million more …

Economy

World’s largest solar power plant planned for Chernobyl nuclear wasteland

The world’s most famous and damaging nuclear meltdown is now being considered for the world’s largest solar power plant. The Ukrainian nuclear power station Chernobyl had a nuclear meltdown on April 26, 1986. Since then 1,600 square miles of land has been deemed an ‘exclusion zone’ as the radiation …

US judges overturn a North Carolina voting law that targeted African Americans with “almost surgical precision”

The Reverend William Barber II is having a blessed day—less than twenty-four hours after he rocked the Democratic national convention with a prophetic call for social justice, a federal appeals court threw out a voting law he has campaigned against for the last three years.<p>The law restricted early …

Senate Dems: Cancel recess to deal with Zika 'emergency'

Senate Democrats urged Congress on Friday to cut short its seven-week recess to pass a federal Zika aid package following confirmation of the first four locally-transmitted cases of the mosquito-born disease in the continental U.S..<p>"Zika is public health emergency that requires immediate bipartisan …

Obama Administration

U.S. Appeals Court Strikes Down North Carolina's Voter ID Law

A federal appeals court has overturned North Carolina's sweeping voter ID law, ruling that the law was passed with "discriminatory intent" and was designed to impose barriers to block African-Americans from voting.<p>The ruling came from a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. …

North Carolina

Lessons on Monetization From a Blogger-Turned-Millionaire

ShoutMeLoud blogger shares insider tips and tricks for bloggers and influencers<p>A few months back, I had a chance to meet a very successful blogger-turned-millionaire, who has been an inspiration to millions of Indian and also US bloggers. I met him through an event where he spoke about affiliate …

With Customers From Walmart To Allianz, An Israeli Startup Could Create The Future Of Web Design

TEL AVIV: In the evolution of our online lives it seems inevitable that companies like Clicktale would appear. The 10-year-old Israeli company, which pivoted and took off in 2014, uses behavioral science and data to provide analysis to the biggest companies in the world on how to increase …

Customers

Islamism is an attack on our civilisation – this must be recognised, not evaded 

Pope Francis called the murder of an 86-year-old Catholic priest while saying Mass in a suburb of Rouen this week “an act of absurd violence”. Why “absurd”? Others speaking for the Catholic Church have described the killers of Fr Jacques Hamel as “psychopathic” or “madmen”. They seem not to want to …

6 Bad Habits to Break to Be More Productive

Productivity can mean the difference between a task taking one hour or two hours. Over time, even a few minutes lost can really add up. You need to …

Time Management

PwC Opened a Powerful Discussion About Race Relations in the United States | Inc.com

For years, we would constantly hear the phrase "Check your personal life at the door when you come to work." This usually meant that whatever was going on with us--divorce, death, sickness, family problems--it should not affect our job performance in any way, and certainly should not be spoken …

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