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Jeb Bush makes 2016 debut in New Hampshire

<b>Gorham, New Hampshire (CNN) —</b> Jeb Bush will swing through New Hampshire this weekend, making his inaugural 2016 trip to the first-in-the-nation primary state ahead his expected presidential campaign.<p>He's not the only potential candidate in town. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will also hit the trail …

Congress Pleads for CMS to Stop Private Medicare Cuts

For the third consecutive year, the administration has proposed Medicare Advantage cuts, and a lot of members don’t like it.

Few believe in Wales' EU benefits, a new survey finds

<b>Only 17% of people in Wales think the country gets more out of the EU than the rest of Britain, a new survey says.</b><p>It comes despite billions of pounds in economic aid from Brussels over the past 15 years.<p>But the study by Cardiff University's Wales Governance Centre also found more voters wanted to …

Great Britain

Should the name of the National Assembly for Wales be changed to the Welsh Parliament?

After Labour leader Ed Miliband’s speech at the weekend, is a name change on the cards for the National Assembly for Wales?<p>Britain’s two most …

Lyft Suspends Operations in Connecticut, Second in 2015

Lyft Suspends Operations in Connecticut, Second in 2015<p>So Lyft is not having a good year in terms of legal regulations. Earlier this month, they …

Transportation

Uber Taxes: 2014 Tax Summary and Deducting Fees

Uber Taxes: 2014 Tax Summary and Deducting Fees<p>[This post is merely for informational purposes only and cannot be taken for actual tax advice. Speak …

The Priciest Real Estate Sales in the Hamptons for 2014 - Curbed Hamptons

With the holiday party season upon us, we figured this list will give you folks something to chat about over the mulled wine. <b>It's been a hell of a year for Hamptons real estate</b>, with some amazing prices being achieved (a record <b>$147M for 60 Further Lane</b>, East Hampton) and some market laggards …

The Best Things Nathan Lane and Others Said at Elaine Stritch’s Broadway Tribute

The Best Things Nathan Lane and Others Said at Elaine Stritch's Broadway Tribute<p>On Monday, Broadway’s one night off, seemingly every Great White Way …

The Most Astonishing Photos That Won Awards In 2014

The year did not disappoint for incredible photos of the awesome power of nature and glimpses into the human spirit. Take a look at some of the very best.<p><i>National Geographic Traveler</i> Photo Contest 2014<p>Over 18,000 pictures were submitted to the 2014 <i>Traveler</i> Photo Contest, including images of ice …

Brazil Is Keeping Its Promise to Avoid the U.S. Internet

Brazil was not bluffing last year, when it said that it wanted to disconnect from the United States-controlled internet due to the NSA's obscenely …

General Motors Company: Best Third Quarter Global Sales In Over 30 Years

<b>General Motors Company</b> (NYSE: GM) released a press statement on Wednesday morning that it's third quarter performance was its "best third quarter …

Behold, the Current Cheapest House in the Hamptons

105 Mary’s Lane North Sea<p>105 Mary’s Lane North Sea<p>We decided to see what was out there for the least money, our criteria being east of the canal and a freestanding home (no mobile homes, condos, or co-ops). Here it is: 105 Mary's Lane in North Sea. It's a tiny (<b>866sf)</b> two bedroom one-bath cottage …

How technology is changing disaster relief

<b>When the British government delivered emergency aid to people fleeing Islamic militants in northern Iraq last month, one of its primary concerns was how the refugees might charge their mobile phones.</b><p>Alongside tents and drinking water, RAF planes dropped more than 1,000 solar-powered lanterns …

Cleveland police shoot dead 12-year-old boy carrying fake gun

A 12-year-old boy who was shot twice by police after grabbing what turned out to be a replica gun died from his wounds on Sunday, a day after officers responded to a 911 call about someone waving a “probably fake” gun at a playground.<p>Deputy police chief Ed Tomba said one officer fired twice after …

Here's Why The Time Is Always Set To 9:41 In Apple Ads

It even extends to print ads and television commercials.<p>That time used to be 9:42. You could see it across various commercials, print ads, and even on Apple's website. The explanation was simple: That's the time in the morning that Steve Jobs announced the very first iPhone in 2007. Around 42 …

IPad Air

Why Cops In Britain And New Zealand Don't Carry Guns

You might assume this would lead to more officer fatalities, but that's not the case.<p>In Britain, this tradition stretches back to the 19th century. When the Metropolitan Police force was formed, people feared the military and wanted to avoid a police force that was oppressive, according to the …

New Zealand

Meet The 18-Year-Old Who Just Got Elected To The West Virginia State Legislature

Tuesday, she won the election for West Virginia's 59th House District.<p>Facing off against Democratic candidate Layne Diehl in a state that has turned red in recent years, the West Virginia University freshman became the youngest state lawmaker in the nation after sweeping 63% of the vote.<p>Blair will …

High School

AT&T and Verizon Boost Monthly Wireless Data in Ongoing Competition

In recent weeks, multiple carriers including AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint, have been competing to offer customers additional data, and today, both Verizon and AT&T have announced more revised data plans that will see customers gaining extra data at no added cost.<p>AT&T is now offering additional data …

Why You Should Care That the White House Got Hacked

Security experts are pointing fingers at Russian hackers for a cyberattack against the White House that came to light late Tuesday, marking the …

Washington school shooter texted lunch table invites to victims

The five victims in last week's shooting at a Washington high school were invited to the same lunch table by the shooter.<p>"It's our understanding he (invited them) via texting," Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary told reporters Monday.<p>Witnesses say Jaylen Fryberg, a popular freshman, opened fire …

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review

The Galaxy Note Edge's screen seems to go on forever<p>Most importantly, the Galaxy Note Edge is just a really solid smartphone<p>The Galaxy Note Edge is a great phone because the Galaxy Note 4 is a great phone

Invitation to Death: Marysville Shooter Jaylen Fryberg Lured Victims to Lunch

The Washington state high-school freshman who shot five friends in the school cafeteria, killing two, invited them to the ambush by text message, police revealed on Monday. Jaylen Fryberg, 15, used a relative's legal .40 caliber Beretta pistol to gun down his pals and then shoot himself in Friday's …

Washington State

How The iPhone And Oil Prices Are Propelling The Best U.S. Economy In Years

In our minds, the price of gas has an outsized impact. It’s hard to go more than a day or two without seeing what it costs to fill your car at a nearby station given the prominent price display. And lately that price has been headed in only direction — down. Thanks almost entirely to the roughly …

Retailers are disabling NFC readers to shut out Apple Pay

Some merchants hope to launch their own mobile payments system next year<p>There's a lot of hype around Apple Pay right now, but not everyone is on board with the new mobile payments system. In fact, a significant number of merchants, including heavyweights like Walmart, Kmart, 7-Eleven, and Best Buy, …

Holder replacement vexes W.H.

The White House is seriously considering waiting until after Election Day to announce a replacement for Attorney General Eric Holder in order to avoid creating a new political problem for vulnerable Senate Democrats.<p>But that may make an already difficult job of getting someone confirmed by the end …

US police shooting reignites racial anger

The US state of Missouri is bracing for a new wave of racial unrest after another black teenager was killed by an off-duty white cop.<p>The shooting of Venderrit D. Myers, the third fatal incident of a black male by Missouri police, happened as activists and other protesters prepared for four days of …