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Stop worrying about GMOs; it's that organic granola bar that could make you sick

Karma can be so cruel. Just think how many times anti-GMO activists have protested against the imaginary risks of food that has been genetically modified. Now a favorite snack of those same protesters, the sacred granola bar, has been found to pose an actual health risk.<p>Anti-genetic engineering …

Agriculture

Any doubts over about December Fed hike may be swept away

LONDON (Reuters) - Inflation numbers from the United States on Tuesday could be the provide the final domino in the Federal Reserve’s track to raise interest rates next month.<p>Earlier in November a robust report on U.S. employment hardened expectations for the Fed’s first rate increase in nearly a …

Economics

City Guide: New York City

The capital of the United States for a very short time, New York City would become the cultural capital of the world by the 20th century. Like Paris, it established that position by harboring artists of all stripes: writers, painters, dancers and musicians who carved out “scenes” that would change …

Curtis Lepore

WHEN I'M HOME ALONE ON HALLOWEEN #THRILLER Anwar Jibawi

Belgian court orders Facebook to stop tracking non-members

Judge threatens social network with fines of €250,000 a day over ‘datr’ cookie, which records visits to many websites whether or not user has Facebook account<p>A Belgian court on Monday gave Facebook 48 hours to stop tracking internet users who do not have accounts with the social network or risk …

Privacy

GOLDMAN: Here are 15 great stocks with fat dividends and huge buyback plans

According to David Kostin at Goldman Sachs, S&P 500 companies will spend $2.2 trillion in excess cash in 2016, and 46% of that will be returned to shareholders in the form of dividends ($432 billion) or buybacks ($608 billion).<p>Additionally, the stocks of companies returning large amounts of cash to …

Investing