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Verizon Wireless Agrees to Pay Co-Owners $7 Billion Dividend

Verizon Wireless, the mobile-phone joint venture of Verizon Communications Inc. and Vodafone Group Plc, plans to pay a $7 billion dividend to its …

Federal government creates more low-wage jobs than Wal-Mart

Business News<p>The federal government is better at creating low-paying jobs than Wal-Mart and McDonald's combined, according to a new report.<p>A study released earlier this month from the public policy group Demos states that through various forms of government funding in the private sector, nearly two …

Why Persuasive Technology Just Might Redefine Advertising

Marketers are missing their chance with persuasive technology. Need convincing?<p>Let’s take a step back. Persuasion used to be considered an art in which advertisers were masterful. Words like “magic,” “miracle,” “bargain,” “hurry” and “free” were used with surgical precision to spur target audiences …

New York headlines | Financial Times

* IEA forecasts US to account for a third of new oil supplies<p>* Poland: growth slumps to just 0.4%<p>* European retailers to sign Bangladesh safety pact<p>* …

Tesla's Musk quits Zuckerberg's immigration reform group

Tesla founder Elon Musk has left FWD.us, the immigration reform advocacy group led by Facebook (FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg.<p>Musk was a backer of FWD.us when it was launched in April. The public interest group is funded by many tech heavy hitters like Microsoft's (MSFT) Bill Gates, LinkedIn' (LNKD)s …

In Bangladesh, workers react and protest

May 13, 2013 | 4:30 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/05/13/world/bbc-world-service/bangladesh-workers-react-and-protest/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

The IRS Targeting Scandal Could Disrupt Obamacare

In fact, the president was quick on Monday to condemn the actions exposed in an inspector general's report being released later this week.<p>The real fallout could be that it will impede Obamacare, which passed in 2010 under the official title of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.<p>The IRS …

Health Care

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Stock Report for Nationals' Top 10 Prospects for Week of May 6

Time to assess the Washington Nationals' top 10 prospects for the week of May 6.<p>For the purposes of this list, I will use the first 10 entries from MLB.com's list of Nationals' Top 20 Prospects. And for each entry, I will give them a stock report of "rising," "falling" or "steady," depending on …

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0<p>reply<p>14 Jun<p>Social Media 14 Jun<p>Leonard-Spurs relationship and other NBA trending stories<p>0<p>reply<p>13 Jun<p>Social Media 13 Jun<p>Cavs, Larry Nance Jr. share …

Bryce Harper forgot about the warning track and smacked full-on into the wall

The warning track exists to prevent players from colliding with the wall, and those who don’t heed the warning pay the price. Bryce Harper found this out the hard way Monday night during the Nationals-Dodgers game at Dodgers Stadium.<p>Take a look:<p>The play happened in the fifth inning as Harper tried …

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Montana Looks to Expand Wolf Season

Officials with the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission are considering doubling the tag limit on wolves, lengthening the hunting season, and …

Marshals: No 'go-ahead' to Tiger

After a weekend war of words between Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia, two course marshals are disputing Woods' retelling of what happened on …

Golf