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FBI meeting with GOP candidate who posted fake letter about Rep. Maxine Waters is postponed

Republican congressional candidate Omar Navarro’s meeting with the FBI about a fake letter he posted to social media about his opponent, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles), has been moved to next week, he said Wednesday.<p>The FBI had asked to speak with Navarro this week, he said, but the meeting was …

Maxine Waters

The World’s 10 Oldest Airlines Still Flying

What are the oldest airlines in the world that are still flying? Earlier this week I shared a heartwarming British Airways video that celebrates the …

Delta Airlines

10 work-from-home jobs that offer salaries of $100,000 or more

Not all companies have warmed up to the idea of a remote work policy, but a staggering 81 percent of employees say it's the workplace option they …

Employment

Elon Musk may have violated labor laws with a tweet

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is already in trouble for tweeting about plans to take the company private.<p>Now he could be in trouble for a tweet about a union organizing effort at the company.<p>The United Auto Workers union has been trying to organize workers at the company's main factory in Fremont, …

Tesla

Trump Is Really Upset That A Black Man Won The Florida Primary For Governor

Last night, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum made history as the first African American to win a major party nomination for governor in Florida. To …

Donald Trump

Literally 536 Solutions To All The Cleaning Questions You've Ever Had

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Cleaning

One Obvious Way to Spot an American in an Airport Security Checkpoint Outside of the United States

I was at an airport security checkpoint at Keflavik International Airport in Iceland on my way to Barcelona in Spain — which is a flight between two …

The death of the unarmed teen killed by an East Pittsburgh police officer is ruled a homicide

<b>(CNN) —</b> The unarmed 17-year-old who was shot and killed by police in East Pittsburgh earlier this week died of a gunshot wound to the "trunk," the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office said Friday.<p>The manner of Antwon Rose's death was listed as homicide.<p>The medical examiner's brief report did …

Law Enforcement

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W. Kamau Bell: The one thing these 101 colleges have in common

Editor's Note: (W. Kamau Bell is a sociopolitical comedian and the author of "The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell: Tales of a 6'4", African-American, Heterosexual, Cisgender, Left-Leaning, Asthmatic, Black and Proud Blerd, Mama's Boy, Dad, and Stand-Up Comedian" (Dutton). Watch "United Shades of …

Quick Weekend Getaways for Girlfriends, Kiddos, and Couples

For many of us, it’s not a true vacation unless we’re getting out of dodge for at least a week—but in reality, a 72-hour respite in a fantastic …

Santa Monica

The Most Genius Home Hacks We Learned This Year

Let's just say, 2017 was good for our homes.<p>Improving one's home is a never-ending cycle. That's why people are constantly on the lookout for faster ways to wash dishes or smarter ways to fit more into their kitchen — and 2017 was no exception. These are the highlights of what we learned this year …

Cleaning

Finance Pros Say You'll Have to Pry Excel Out of Their Cold, Dead Hands

Eric Schiller, a software engineer in Alexandria, Va., thought the job offer sounded pretty straightforward. A boutique insurance company wanted him to bundle its various financial departments into a single, modern, shareable data platform.<p>At the time, the company’s actuaries were running their …

Technology

Do You Own Any of the WORST Cameras & Photo Gadgets of All Time? Watch This Video & Find Out

Here at <i>Shutterbug</i> we pride ourselves on comprehensive product reviews of great imaging gear that will help you choose the best equipment for your …

China inches toward AI supremacy as US continues to ignore science

A think-tank focused on security and defense yesterday released a report indicating China is no longer a distant second in the AI arms race, but quickly catching up. According to the analysis, the US can expect its current lead to continue for another five years before vanishing.<p>The Center for a …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft Edge for iPhone and Android is out of beta

There’s no iPad support yet, but it’s supposedly coming.<p>Last month, Microsoft released its Edge browser to iOS and Android users, but only in beta. It was available exclusively to Windows Insiders and required a PC running Windows 10 in order to sign up. But starting today, any iOS and Android …

Today Is One of the Cheapest Days to Buy Flights, With Flights Starting Below $12

Airlines are offering ultra-cheap flights today, but you'll need to act fast.<p>Cyber Monday and Black Friday might be over, but the real day to score …

New Orleans will get its first black woman mayor — no matter who wins

NBCBLK<p>No matter who wins Saturday, the mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana, will be a black woman — a first for the city.<p>Voters will decide between former judge Desiree Charbonnet or City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell, both Democrats, on Nov. 18. The two bested 16 other candidates vying to replace …

NCAA champion South Carolina declines long-awaited White House invitation

The South Carolina Gamecocks waited months to receive an invitation to the White House. When it finally arrived earlier in November, the NCAA women's basketball champions gave this reply: thanks, but no thanks.<p>Gamecocks Coach Dawn Staley confirmed Thursday that her squad will not be joining other …

Treatment of blacks in St. Louis prompts economic boycott

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Amid ongoing protests reinvigorated by the acquittal of a white former police officer in the death of a black suspect, several …

Coconut oil 'as unhealthy as beef fat and butter'

<b>Coconut oil is as unhealthy as beef dripping and butter, say US heart experts.</b><p>It is packed with saturated fat which can raise "bad" cholesterol, says the American Heart Association in updated advice.<p>Coconut oil is commonly sold as a health food and some claim the fat in it may be better for us than …

Car buyers stretch loan payments to record lengths to get in pricier vehicles

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>You have your heart set on that hot new sport coupe with alloy wheels and a sunroof but the …

Ditch your budget and try this instead

Can’t seem to keep a budget? Don’t be too hard on yourself — you’re not alone. Only one in three Americans say they have a detailed household budget, …

3000 Free Miles and Pilots Revolting at American Airlines

The American Airlines pilots union has voted no confidence in the airline’s leadership. The major effect here is signaling. The unions played a role …

American Airlines

24 Investing Statistics You Need to Know

As a CFP®, I'm constantly in contact with investors who develop ideas and opinions about the stock market. I understand their angst. I too struggle …

Social Security

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Microsoft hikes UK Surface prices because Brexit

And Sonos is doing the same next week.<p>Thanks to the Brexit vote, the weakened pound is causing many companies to adjust prices to cover the shortfall, and today you can add Microsoft to that list. The cost of the company's enterprise software and cloud services increased at the start of the year, …

Surface Pro 4

American Airlines Pilots Slam Their CEO for Skipping a Meeting With President Trump

Pilots at American Airlines Group denounced the carrier’s chief executive officer, Doug Parker, on Tuesday, citing his decision last week to skip a …

The Ridiculously Simple (And Avoidable) Reason Most People Hate Their Jobs

Gallup’s new report reveals why most people aren’t engaged at work, and it’s something their managers could easily fix.<p>Do you love your job? If you do, you’re in the minority. According to Gallup’s State of the American Workplace report only about one-third of employees say they’re engaged on the …

Here's the Single Interview Question to End All Interview Questions

You'll learn more from this one question than most others combined.<p>How would you like someone using a snapshot of a few minutes to judge your personality, skills, and ability to do a job?<p>Unfortunately, that's the reality of hiring. You can collect lots of data about people who want to work for you: …