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It’s called vomit fraud. And it could make your Uber trip really expensive

The next time you use Uber, check your bill. The trip could turn out to be expensive — not just for the distance but for a type of fraud that is on …

Transportation

Trump’s Personal Driver for 25 Years Sues for Unpaid Overtime

Donald Trump’s personal driver for more than 25 years says the billionaire real estate developer didn’t pay him overtime and raised his salary only …

Donald Trump

Our 17 Perfect Rib Recipes

Pork or beef, wet or dry, we have ribs for everyone<p>There's something undeniably primal about a rack of ribs. This large cut of meat and bone is …

AT&T to give free TV service to unlimited plans customers

Shutterstock<p>AT&T plans to offer its unlimited smartphone customers a new streaming TV service for free starting sometime next week.<br>• The service, called AT&T Watch TV, will offer content from the Turner family of cable networks that the carrier now owns.<br>• The service will also be available for non-AT&T …

Time Warner

Kellyanne Conway's husband defends Mueller's investigation

<b>(CNN) —</b> George Conway, the husband of counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, embraced a position on Monday that he's slyly promoted on Twitter for weeks -- his support for Robert Mueller's legal authority in the Russia investigation.<p>Conway defended Mueller's ongoing investigation as …

Donald Trump

Trump says he's considering pardon for Muhammad Ali, who doesn't need one

President Donald Trump said Friday he was considering granting a posthumous pardon for Muhammad Ali — prompting a lawyer for his estate and family to say thanks, but no thanks: The boxing great had his criminal conviction overturned by the Supreme Court nearly 50 years ago.<p>Trump, who has issued …

Donald Trump

Trump's Tariffs Worry A Small Steel City In Pennsylvania

Dan Moore, a 58-year-old steel mill worker, gives the president an A+ on everything from tax cuts to foreign policy, but he is not so sure about tariffs.<p>"We need tariffs, but when it starts to impact the company where you work ... you're thinking, well wait a minute, time out!" he said.<p>Moore is …

Tariffs

Disney World Now Sells Another Extra Dessert, and It Has ‘Millennial’ Written All Over It

Surprise, surprise: The Disney machine has churned out yet <i>another</i> highly extra, highly Instagrammable drink, and you'll never guess what color it is. …

How much it costs to rent in 28 Manhattan neighborhoods, ranked from the least expensive to the most

City life comes with a lot of dollar signs — especially in Manhattan.<p>The cost of living in New York City is at least 68% higher than the US average, according to SmartAsset. If you think that's a lot, the cost of living in Manhattan specifically is more than double the national average.<p>At the …

Real Estate

Bill Gates Is Confused About Donald Trump's Third-Person Psychological Tic

A video obtained by MSNBC aired Thursday revealed the immensely awkward relationship between wannabe billionaire President Donald Trump and actual …

Donald Trump

Lyft faces another class action lawsuit over driver pay

Lyft isn't done grappling with lawsuits over driver pay. A newly filed class action suit from California resident Fernando Villaseñor alleges that Lyft played tricks with fare distribution to misrepresent the drivers' share and unfairly pour their lost income back into the company. Villaseñor's …

Ancient humans settled the Philippines 700,000 years ago

In what some scientists are calling a “one-in-a-million find,” archaeologists have discovered a cache of butchered rhino bones and dozens of stone …

Anthropology

This Is How To Make Homemade Tortillas

Wake up Taco Tuesdays with a batch of homemade flour tortillas. It may initially sound like an intimidating task, but the process is actually quick …

People Voted for Trump Because They Were Anxious, Not Poor

A new study finds that Trump voters weren’t losing income or jobs. Instead, they were concerned about their place in the world.<p>For the past 18 months, many political scientists have been seized by one question: Less-educated whites were President Trump’s most enthusiastic supporters. But why, …

Donald Trump

I Can't Stop Eating Goldfish—So I Started Making Them for Myself

If I could eat snacks for all my meals, I would. While I love sitting down for the occasional multi-course dinner affair, grazing, sampling, and nibbling are more my speed. This has been true for as long as I can remember.<p>These days, my usual snack is an apple with peanut butter, some brie and …

Alexa templates make it easy to craft your own skills

If you've ever thought to yourself "I wish Alexa can host trivia night" or "I'll bet Alexa can get people to laugh at my lame jokes," then you'll love Amazon's new offering. The e-commerce giant has launched Alexa Skill Blueprints, a collection of templates you can use to create skills without …

Tesla's Solar Roof Is Here -- Can It Turn Around Tesla Solar?

Tesla's solar business is struggling, but the Solar Roof is here to save the day.<p>Nearly two years after the Solar Roof was announced, <b>Tesla</b> …

US deficit to approach $1tn after Trump tax cuts and spending bill, CBO says

Congressional Budget Office says economic growth from tax cuts will only partially offset deficit cost, despite White House claims<p>The combined effects of Donald Trump’s tax cuts and last month’s budget-busting spending bill is sending the US budget deficit toward the $1tn mark next year, according …

Budget Deficit

4 Commitments You Must Make If You Want To Succeed Individually And As A Team

If a person doesn't feel protected in a relationship, they won't take risks. They won't speak up. They'll hold back their best performance.<p>When Mark Eaton was 21 years old, he had left the game of basketball behind him. He didn't have the stuff. So instead, he became a mechanic, working on …

Mexico to Trump: Don't take your 'frustrations' out on us

Mexico's president has condemned what he called "threatening or disrespectful attitudes" from Donald Trump.<p>In this national address, Enrique Peña Nieto said his US counterpart's real problems could lie closer to home.<p>Trump immigration: Texas sends National Guard to Mexico border

A Novel Virus Killed 24,000 Piglets In China. Where Did It Come From?

When the newborn piglets first started getting sick in October 2016, farmers in China's Guangdong province suspected porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) — a disease they'd seen in the pigs before. And, at first, the tests did come back positive for PEDV. But then something strange happened. By …

MERS

These are the Top 10 email sinners

Email has become the most essential tool of business communication yet many workers lack vital email skills – so are you one of the top ten biggest …

7 Tips to Networking as an Introvert

Use this guide to make those important connections when you don't love meeting new people.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy breaks down seven strategies introverts can use to be more effective when networking -- or …

Networking

What's the best fake frying method, oven or air-fryer? We test 6 foods to find out

Fried food is the bad houseguest of cooking techniques: It’s a crowd-pleaser, but behind the kitchen door it’s messy, temperamental and leaves a foul stink. We wondered if there was a better way to indulge our fried fetish at home, so we bought an air-fryer and cranked up the oven to see whether we …

Republican Strategist Nails Why David Hogg Got To Laura Ingraham

If only elected officials in the Republican Party would stand up to Fox News like school shooting survivor David Hogg did.<p>Republican strategist Steve Schmidt said it came down to one characteristic that led Parkland, Florida, school shooting survivor and gun control activist David Hogg to get an …

Stormy Daniels Is No Kim Jong Un

North Korean leader gets U.S. president to break his relative silence<p>Stormy Daniels, it turns out, is no Kim Jong Un. She cannot get President Donald …

Bone Spur Victim Calls on Military to Pay for His Border Wall

Stay tuned for next week when Trump floats diverting money from the C.D.C.’s budget to fund the thing.<p>Of the untold number of stupid things that have come out of <b>Donald Trump’s</b> mouth, making a strong case for the stupidest was his claim, as he announced his candidacy for president, that he would …

Donald Trump

Kim, Xi portray strong ties after NKorea leader's China trip

BEIJING (AP) — With smiles and firm handshakes, North Korea and China used a surprise summit this week to show that despite recent tensions, Pyongyang still has a powerful backer and Beijing will not be sidelined in discussions about the fate of its unpredictable neighbor.<p>North Korean leader Kim …

North Korea

Most transgender troops to be banned under new Pentagon policy

WASHINGTON — The White House and Pentagon on Friday unveiled a new policy on transgender troops that will severely restrict their place in the military.<p>Pentagon officials had a deadline of Friday to put in place the new policy after months of consideration and court challenges. President Trump …

LGBTQI

Nathan Rosen - Wormholes and Time Travel

Artist impression of a Schwarzschild wormhole<p>On March 22, 1909, US-American physicist <b>Nathan Rosen</b> was born. He is best known for his cooperation …