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June 2015

5 things to know about Obama and immigration

It's coming next week. Or next month. It'll protect 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation. Or 3 million. Or less.<p>There's still a lot of uncertainty about President Obama's upcoming immigration executive order, since Obama himself has yet to make a final decision on an action to fix the …

Blizzard Blankets Buffalo: In Pictures

Weather

Ukraine crisis: economy in 'free-fall'

Ukraine's economy remains "uncertain" as tensions increase, says investment research firm G Plus Economics' Lena Komilev<p><b>Russia's</b> threat to <b>cut gas supplies to Ukraine</b> and other escalating tensions looks to keep the country's financial situation unstable, said economist Lena Komilev.<p>There is a …

April 30 Will Be A Huge Day For Global Markets

<b>BUSINESS INSIDER: What is the most exciting trade out there right now, in your opinion?</b><p><b>SEAN CALLOW:</b> Buying the Aussie dollar against the New Zealand dollar. The cyclical tide is turning once again, so trade in the 1.06-1.07 region looks very cheap against a long-term average of 1.22.<p><b>BI: Which</b> …

Gassy Cows Are Warming The Planet, And They're Here To Stay

Sorry to ruin your appetite, but it's time to talk about cow belches.<p>Humans the world over are eating meat and drinking milk — some of us a little less, some of us a lot more, than years past. Farmers are bringing more and more cows into the world to meet demand, and with them escapes more methane …

The Science Of Lab-Grown Organs: Vaginas, Noses Now Possible

The capacity of science to grow human organs in the lab – and successfully implant them back into the people from whose cells they came – has grown terrifically in recent years. Two new studies in <i>The Lancet</i> this week show that this process isn’t just a theory, it’s a practice. One study showed how …

Housing pain could halt stocks’ gain

With talk about a 1987-like stock-market crash, geopolitical unrest in Ukraine and the risk of a debt crisis in China, investors are starting to get …

Stock Markets

Envying the U.S. mortgage system?

Moscow officials hoping to boost the Russian housing market have been visiting the United States for more than a year to learn how the American mortgage machine works.<p>That would be the machine that blew a gasket in 2007, causing a housing market crash that led to a financial crisis that then …

GOP confident about Ryan's budget

Passing Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget? No sweat.<p>House Republican leaders said they believe they turned a corner by the end of last week, quashing opposition to the Wisconsin Republican’s 2015 budget proposal and laying the groundwork to clear one of the last major pieces of legislation before the midterm …

Google Has A New Plan To Assault The TV Industry With Something Called 'Android TV'

Major app providers are said to be building apps for the set-top box, which will be called Android TV according to The Verge's Sean Hollister.<p>The interface will likely be much different from that of Google TV—the company's ill-fated attempt at bringing a smartphone-like experience to your …

Android News

California City Eyes $12.30 Minimum Wage, Highest In Nation

(Changes dateline to Richmond, adds City Council postponed vote)<p>By Laila Kearney<p>RICHMOND, Calif., April 1 (Reuters) - A California city in the pricey San Francisco Bay Area postponed a vote on Tuesday to raise its minimum wage to $12.30, which if passed would be among the highest municipal "living …

Shares of Intuitive jump on FDA approval of new surgical robot

Shares of Intuitive Surgical Inc. jumped more than 12% Tuesday after the Sunnyvale company said the Food and Drug Administration had approved the latest version of its robotic surgical system.<p>The company said in a statement that its new Da Vinci Xi system has longer, thinner arms that provide …

FDA

The Secret to a Perfect Omelet

Omelets are a simple idea, but they're not always easy to execute. Bobby Flay, possibly one of the world's foremost omelet authorities, shows you how …

Vulnerable Dems still wary of ACA

After 7 million people signed up for Obamacare, an unexpectedly sunny end to a dreary enrollment process, Democrats outlined plans Tuesday to step up attacks on Republicans for wanting to repeal the health care law.<p>But while Obama administration officials popped champagne to celebrate the …

President Obama Takes Victory Lap After Health Care Sign-Ups Top 7 Million

President Obama today heralded more than 7 million sign-ups for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act -- bringing to a close a politically …

Goldman And SocGen Accused Of Defrauding Libya Out Of Billions With Derivatives During Gaddafi's Reign

The devastating civil war that has ravaged Libya has undoubtedly altered the power structure of the North African nation. It also revealed that major U.S. and European financial firms, including Goldman Sachs and Societe Generale, actively courted executives of the Libyan Investment Authority …

Obama Group’s Unbelievable ‘Get Covered’ Tweet Results in Relentless Mockery — Deleting It Didn’t Help

The Missouri branch of Organizing for Action was mocked relentless on Twitter Monday when it encouraged users to sign up for Obamacare by asking them if they had a “sugar daddy/momma to pay for those medical bills.”<p>Unsurprisingly, the tweet was deleted. However, nothing really gets deleted from the …

The Republican Who Saved Civil Rights

How a little-known conservative Ohio congressman changed American history.<p>The placid town of Piqua, Ohio, sits in the state’s west-central section, barely half-an-hour’s ride from the Dayton bicycle shop where Orville and Wilbur Wright helped prove that man could fly. Its name comes from the …

White House runs 'victory lap' after 7M ObamaCare sign-ups, Republicans renew repeal fight

While continuing to face deep skepticism from Republicans, President Obama and his team ran a victory lap of sorts Tuesday after declaring that more than 7 million people signed up for health insurance on the ObamaCare exchanges before the midnight deadline.<p>[audio-clip]<p>"This law is doing what it's …