Bridget Mayers

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What Are The Most Profitable Small Businesses?

The Most Profitable Small Businesses<p>10 Small Businesses with the Highest Profit Margins<p>Updated July 13, 2018<p>While it is common knowledge that most …

Small Business

What Is a Trust? A Guide to the Types of Trusts and Their Uses

The Business Dictionary defines a trust as a "legal entity created by a party (the trustor) through which a second party (the trustee) holds the …

Retirement

Xlear v. Focus Nutrition, No. 17-4126 (10th Cir. 2018)

In a suit involving trade dress infringement, the Tenth Circuit reversed the district court’s award of attorneys’ fees under Utah state law and the …

Judiciary

Google says Google Documents is secure despite Russian issue

MOSCOW (AP) — Google said Thursday that its document writing tool Google Documents was secure even as Russian internet users discovered scores of files that appeared to be intended for private use.<p>The Russian internet company Yandex said in a statement that some users contacted the company …

Northern California

The US-China trade war is about to get real

After months of threats and skirmishes, the trade war between the United States and China is about to get serious.<p>On Friday, the world's top two economies are due to exchange fire by hitting $34 billion of each other's exports with steep new tariffs, the first moves in what may become a devastating …

China

A man raped me, another tried to. They were not animals. They were men

When I talked about it, again, the questions came. Why were you out walking so late? How were you walking?<p>The first time it happened, I refused to believe it for a very long time.<p>He had grabbed me from behind, around my neck. I never saw his face. Just smelt the rum and Coke, wet across my cheek, a …

Sociology

Here’s What Happened the Last Time the Left Got Nasty

History shows why Democrats shouldn’t take the low road.<p>This is definitely becoming a thing.<p>On Monday, a toddler-bearing mother confronted EPA chief Scott Pruitt at a Washington, D.C., teahouse and demanded he resign over allegations that he’s been using his office to line his pockets. And last …

Vietnam War

How Do YOU Think About the Right to Vote?

By a 5–4 vote, on June 10 the Supreme Court upheld the legality of Ohio’s Supplemental Process, which removed some voters from their registration to …

Voting

Signs and Symptoms of Dying With Renal Failure

The signs and symptoms of dying from renal failure can be recognized with some understanding of what happens in the body as the kidneys fail. The …

Medicine

Medicare Takes Aim At Boomerang Hospitalizations Of Nursing Home Patients

"Oh my God, we dropped her!" Sandra Snipes said she heard the nursing home aides yell as she fell to the floor.<p>She landed on her right side where her hip had recently been replaced. She cried out in pain.<p>A hospital clinician later discovered her hip was dislocated.<p>That was not the only injury …

Health Care

More Nurse Practitioners Are Pursuing Residency Training To Hone Skills

The patient at the clinic was in his 40s and had lost both his legs to Type 1 diabetes. He had mental health and substance abuse problems and was taking large amounts of opioids to manage pain.<p>He was assigned to Nichole Mitchell, who in 2014 was a newly minted nurse practitioner in her first week …

Health Care

Federal Judge Orders Administration To End Arbitrary Detention Of Asylum-Seekers

In a legal setback for the Trump administration's immigration policies, a federal judge in Washington, D.C., has ruled that the government may not arbitrarily detain people seeking asylum.<p>The ruling comes in a case challenging the administration's policy of detaining people even after they have …

Immigration

Top Justice Department Lawyer Resigns, Latest To Step Down

<b>Updated at 1:31 p.m. ET</b><p>Scott Schools, a top aide to the deputy attorney general, is planning to leave the Justice Department at the end of the week, according to two people familiar with his decision.<p>The job title for Schools — associate deputy attorney general — belied his importance as a …

Donald Trump

WWII Soldier Receives Medal Of Honor Posthumously

Garlin Conner never spoke to his wife about his actions outside Houssen, France, that brutal January day in 1945. And he never spoke about any the other battles he witnessed in North Africa or Sicily, and on to Italy, France and finally Germany.<p>He fought in 10 campaigns, took part in four …

Military

Pentagon Questioned Over Blackout On War Zone Troop Numbers

For more than a decade, if you wanted to know how many U.S. troops there were in war zones such as Iraq and Afghanistan, you could readily find that information at a public Pentagon website that's updated every three months.<p>But since late last year, the Pentagon's stopped posting those numbers for …

National Security

The Measure Of A Tragedy

The Venezuelan economy has collapsed. Years of economic mismanagement and a deepening political crisis have led to a recession that has almost no parallel in recent memory.<p>But explaining just how bad things have gotten is also really hard because the normal economic indicators that we use to …

Economy

Episode 849: It Takes Two To Make A Trade War Fight

ICYMI, President Trump has started a trade war with China. It's on. He says he wants to stop China from stealing ideas and technology from the United States. As proof, he likes to talk about a huge report put together by the U.S. Trade Representative's office. Which he asked for.<p>The report includes …

United States

The Consumer Complaints Database That Could Disappear From View

When a consumer has a complaint about a bank, whether it's dealing with a mortgage or a credit card, right now there's a place to lodge that complaint online.<p>It's easy to click around and search for other similar complaints. And it's a tool consumers can use when trying to weigh whether to do …

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Elizabeth Warren To Consumer Chief: 'You Owe The Public Straight Answers'

Sen. Elizabeth Warren sent a letter to the Trump administration's top consumer protection official late Thursday asking him whether he is doing the bidding of the industries he is supposed to be policing.<p>The move was in response to remarks about lobbyists made earlier this week by the acting head …

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Howell mayor helps rescue pilot after plane crashes, bursts into flames

<b>HOWELL, Mich.</b> - A pilot who was attempting to land a small plane Monday at an airport near Howell received minor injuries when the plane crashed into …

Airplanes

Octavia Spencer gives free screening of Hidden Figures to low-income families « Celebrity Gossip and Movie News

Not only is Octavia Spencer a talented actress (and she has the Oscar to prove it), she’s also an incredibly generous human being.<p>The star bought out …

Black History

Martin Luther King Food Drive helps needy in Elgin

The final figures for the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Food Drive in Elgin were not available Monday, but organizer Joseph Wars focused on the impact of feeding needy families.<p>On Monday, volunteers from eight Elgin area food pantries came to pick up donations from the drive. This year's goal …

Palm City Jazzercise class donates pajamas to Hibiscus Children's Shelter

The Palm City Jazzercise class donated 35 pairs of Christmas pajamas for the children at the Hibiscus Children's Shelter in Jensen Beach.<p>These …

Christmas Eve

Topgolf donates used equipment for U.S. military serving in the Middle East

Loading...<p>Topgolf, the Florida-based company that recently opened a facility in Jacksonville, announced a partnership with Bunkers in Baghdad, an …

Middle East

NBA visit for USO tour provides, for a moment, a sense of home | NBA.com

<b>BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan</b> -- Here in East New Orleans -- very, <i>very</i> East -- Sam Perkins, Caron Butler and Ivory Latta sat in the first row, Bob …

Chicago-based organization helps people leave hate groups

The tattoo on Shannon Martinez's leg gives away her past.<p>A victim of sexual assault at age 14 and never quite able to meet her parents' expectations, Martinez sought out other angry teens. By 16, she was a skinhead spouting white supremacist rhetoric, giving stiff-armed Nazi salutes and tagging …

Rights & Freedoms

New method helps researchers piece together the puzzle of antibiotic resistance

Researchers from The University of Queensland's Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) have developed a faster and more accurate method for …

Medicine

Police department helps girl solve math problem during homework emergency

A girl got the homework help she needed when facing a math emergency thanks to her local police department.<p>A series of photos shared by the Marion, …

Mathematics

Albemarle cop rescues blind man in fire

ALBEMARLE, N.C. – A local police officer is being hailed a hero after he helped save a disabled man from a house fire.<p>On February 16, Officer Josh …

Disability

Volunteers clean up neighborhood torn up by tornado

<b>SAN ANTONIO</b> - Residents who live in one of the areas hardest hit by tornadoes in San Antonio got a helping hand Tuesday with their cleanup</b> …

Weather