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Sprint and T-Mobile agree to combine in $26.5 billion deal

NEW YORK (AP) — T-Mobile and Sprint reached a $26.5 billion merger agreement Sunday that would reduce the U.S. wireless industry to three major …

T-Mobile

Finland's experiment with giving away money shines a light on the idea of universal basic income

There might be no free lunch, as the saying goes, but a bold experiment in Finland has renewed interest in the idea of money for nothing.<p>In January 2017, the country embarked on a two-year pilot program that gave 2,000 unemployed citizens the equivalent of nearly $700 a month, with no strings …

Income Inequality

5 Things Successful People Do Every Sunday

Don't wake up Monday without doing these five things.<p>Successful people know that the week starts the moment their alarm sounds on Monday - and they're ready to get after it. It's not hard to realize that elite performers, and the people who live full lives, maximize all the different moments that …

Success

West Brom chief executive shocked by club's finances and says there is 'no more money for wages'

West Brom chief executive Mark Jenkins admits the club have "no more money for wages" and is shocked at the state of the Baggies.<p>Albion are 10 points adrift of the Premier League safety line with seven games left and are expected to be relegated.<p>Accounts filed up to June 2017 show pre-tax profits …

A Generation Under Siege

On a cold spring day, hundreds of thousands of adults stood and listened to children—under attack, and unwilling to wait any longer for solutions.<p>Forty days ago, Emma Gonzalez was a promising 18-year-old American high-school student. She was well-spoken, and curious, and funny, and rebellious, but …

Japan's Abe apologizes amid cronyism scandal, vows to revise constitution | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, his ratings in a slump amid a suspected cronyism scandal and cover-up, apologized again on Sunday for causing anxiety and loss of confidence in his government.<p>Protesters urged Abe to resign, as riot police kept tight security outside the venue …

Japan

Why It's Raining Share Buybacks On Wall Street

<i>The Economist</i> has called them “an addiction to corporate cocaine.” <i>Reuters</i> has called them “self-cannibalization.” <i>The Financial Times</i> has called them “an overwhelming conflict of interest.” In an article that won the HBR McKinsey Award for the best article of the year, <i>Harvard Business Review</i> has …

Great Depression

The chaos of Diego Costa rules for Atlético Madrid in rout of Sevilla

In the blink of an eye, Costa had been and gone, a hurricane tearing though Sevilla, its impact likely to be lasting<p>Diego Costa shot up the left, bundled Gabriel Mercado to the floor, pushed Clement Lenglet into Éver Banega and then bulldozed into the back of the Frenchman, forearm first, sending …

Soccer

Apple’s 6.5-Inch 'iPhone X Plus' Said to Have 1242 x 2688 Resolution, Could Come With Dual-SIM and Gold Color Option

Apple in 2018 will release three new iPhones, according to a report shared by <i>Bloomberg</i> this morning. The three devices, as we've heard before, will include an upgraded version of the iPhone X, "the largest iPhone ever" with a screen size close to 6.5 inches, and a third less expensive model.<p>Apple …

The Case Against The 100-Hour Workweek

About a month ago, Michael Moritz of the venture capital firm Sequoia published an article in the Financial Times titled <i>Silicon Valley Would Be Wise To Follow China’s Lead.</i> In the article, Moritz argues that the work ethic of those employed by China’s technology companies has outpaced that of …

Christmas Eve

Arsene Wenger says fourth official asked ‘Why do you want more time?’ at end of League Cup final

In what can only be described as an admirable self-own, Arsene Wenger has admitted, having questioned fourth official Graham Scott as to why there was so little injury time at the end of the League Cup final, he was asked: “Why do you want more time?”<p>Arsenal were comprehensively beaten by …

Norway will spend $13 million to upgrade its doomsday seed vault

Upgrades will begin soon<p>Norway will spend 100 million Norwegian Crowns ($12.7 million) to upgrade the doomsday seed vault it built 10 years ago. The Svalbard Global Seed Vault was constructed in an abandoned Arctic coal mine to store and safeguard the world’s crops and plants from global natural or …

Mining

10 best foods for your heart

<b>(CNN) —</b> Keeping your heart healthy is about more than avoiding fast food and overly processed chow. You can also pump up your heart's health by choosing foods that will help reduce cholesterol, lower blood pressure and reduce inflammation.<p>Which food groups have the most science behind their …

Nutrition

The most expensive footballer in the world cried his eyes out before being carried off the pitch on a stretcher

PSG annihilated Marseille by a 3-0 score on Sunday, but the result was marred when the club's top striker left the field with a suspected ankle injury.<p>Neymar, the $275 million player who broke the world transfer fee record when he left FC Barcelona last summer, appeared to twist his ankle while …

Soccer

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make …

Manchester United board express ‘regret’ over Alexis Sanchez transfer during meeting

gossip<p>Manchester United board members met with rival Premier League executives last week and privately confessed to regretting signing Alexis …

Soccer

This Ivanka Trump answer is exactly why nepotism laws exist

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In an interview with NBC that ran Monday morning, Ivanka Trump was asked a simple question: "Do you believe your father's accusers?"<p>This is how she answered: "I think it's a pretty inappropriate question to ask a daughter if she believes the accusers of her father when he's …

Donald Trump

This Brand Is Thriving Because of the Power of a Truly Great T-Shirt

While other companies falter, Goodlife is going strong with its stylish, stripped-down basics.<p>Chris Molnar was born into the fashion industry. His father, a Hungarian immigrant, was the man who launched Hugo Boss in the United States in the ‘70s and took it to national prominence. So it’s not …

Clothing

Delta and United join list of companies to cut ties with the NRA

Two major airlines.A cybersecurity firm. Six car rental brands. A home security company. An Omaha bank. Companies have scrambled to cut ties with the National Rifle Association over the past couple of days, and the list continued to grow into the weekend.<p>Delta Air Lines (DAL) announced Saturday …

Guns

Blockchain could reshape the world – and the far right is one step ahead

Crypto technology is coming to a crossroads. Those who want to use it to radically redistribute wealth must take urgent action<p>Attack of the 50 Foot Blockchain reads the title of a 2017 book. From currency speculation through to verifying the provenance of food, blockchain technology is eking out …

Blockchain

Moncler's "Genius" New Way to Sell You More Puffer Jackets | GQ

The brand that made luxury puffer jackets a thing is going big in 2018, with eight new collection drops designed by some of fashion's most innovative talents.<p>The fashion world doesn’t like waiting, whether it’s for a runway show to start or a new trend to kick into high gear. But Tuesday night in …

Clothing

Why it’s innovative—not wasteful—to destroy the Pyeongchang Olympic stadium

In the past, Olympic host cities spent billions of dollars on grandiose structures that soon become “white elephants.” Montreal’s “Big O” Olympic stadium, used for the 1976 games, currently costs the Canadian province about $32 million to maintain each year and has never been able to pay for …

If The Universe Is 13.8 Billion Years Old, How Can We See 46 Billion Light Years Away?

There are a few fundamental facts about the Universe — its origin, its history, and what it is today — that are awfully hard to wrap your head around. One of them is the Big Bang, or the idea that the Universe began a certain time ago: 13.8 billion years ago to be precise. That’s the first moment …

Galaxies

'I've never been so unimpressed by a person in my life': Parkland shooting survivor delivers a biting critique of her phone call with Trump

A student who survived the mass shooting last week at a high school in Parkland, Florida, had some terse words for President Donald Trump, who she said called her on the phone while she was recovering in the hospital.<p>Samantha Fuentes told The New York Times she did not feel comforted by Trump, who …

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

This graph tells you everything you need to know about Facebook's problem with falling use

There's a serious malaise at the core of Facebook's business right now — and you can see it in a simple chart.<p>The graph below illustrates what proportion of time US consumers spend on different sites when they're online. In other words, it shows how much time users mess about on YouTube, Snapchat, …

Mark Zuckerberg

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read | Inc.com

Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I plan to spend at least part of the day having fun with …

Top 10

America Is Under Attack and the President Doesn't Care

Trump’s gravest responsibility is to defend the United States from foreign attack—and he’s done nothing to fulfill it.<p>As the rest of America mourns the victims of the Parkland, Florida, massacre, President Trump took to Twitter.<p>Not for him the rituals of grief. He is too consumed by rage and …

Marvel's 'Black Panther' Is More Than a Movie, It's a Model for Mentorship

Look to Ryan Coogler and company's example when creating opportunity at work.<p>With uniformly glowing reviews and more than enough pre-ordered tickets to have an anticipated record breaking $160 million opening weekend, Marvel’s 18th superhero epic <i>Black Panther</i> is breaking new ground.<p>Filmmaker Ryan …

Why Warren Buffett Is Right About Bitcoin (Investors, Take Note) | Inc.com

Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon and Jim Cramer all have the same advice regarding Bitcoin: <i>Stay away.</i><p>In fact, Buffett has even gone on record, stating, "I can say with almost certainty that [cryptocurrencies] will come to a bad ending...we'll <i>never</i> have a position in them."<p>Unfortunately, these sages of …

Blockchain