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A third of family caregivers spend over $10K a year

About a third of family caregivers spend more than 30 hours a week on caregiving, a new survey shows.<p>About a third of family caregivers spend more than 30 hours a week on caregiving tasks, a new survey shows. And about a third spend more than $10,000 a year on caregiving expenses, such as …

Scottish support for independence at 48 percent, ICM poll shows

LONDON (Reuters) - Support for independence in Scotland has risen three percentage points to 48 percent, an ICM poll for the Scotsman newspaper showed on Tuesday, two days before a referendum on whether Scotland should split from the United Kingdom.<p>Yes supporters congregate in George Square in …

ISIS video shows beheading of Steven Sotloff

A video that shows the beheading of American Steven Sotloff was delivered as a "second message to America" to halt airstrikes in Iraq, following through on a threat to kill the journalist.<p>In the video posted Tuesday online, Sotloff says -- in a message surely scripted by his captors -- that he is …

Fundraising Web pages for Ferguson cop still closed; it's unclear why

Organizers have remained silent on why donation pages raising more than $400,000 for the police officer who killed an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo., were shut down without explanation over the weekend.<p>A related Facebook page has been deleting comments from those who raise questions …

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Apple is not so safe after all, right?

Ryanne Lai<p>The whole world gives Android the cold shoulder when speaking of privacy and security. It’s often said viruses and attackers can get all over your phone and take all your information. It has been proven time after time that Apple’s hardware and software are far from being foolproof.<p>Last …

Tiffany & Co. Beats Expectations And Raises Full-Year Outlook

Luxury jewelry Tiffany & Co. reported better-than-expected second quarter earnings results Wednesday morning, beating the Wall Street forecast on both profit and revenue largely due to continued success in colored diamond sales as well as strong sales in the statement jewelry category. As a result …

7 reasons why we're going to see more card data breaches at our favorite retail stores

Recent card data breaches at Supervalu and Albertsons retail chains are just the latest in a long series of high-scale security incidents hitting large retailers such as Target, Neiman-Marcus, Michael’s, Sally Beauty, and P.F. Chang’s. These breaches are raising a lot of questions, one of the most …

Police release video of Kajieme Powell shooting in St Louis

Police in St Louis, Missouri have released video and audio recordings of the shooting on Tuesday of Kajieme Powell, a 25-year-old man described as “behaving erratically” and carrying a knife when officers arrived on the scene.<p>One video, taken by a witness with a phone camera, shows officers opening …

Federal judge strikes down Florida's gay marriage ban, stays ruling

TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - A federal judge in north Florida on Thursday struck down the state’s gay marriage ban as unconstitutional, but stayed the ruling, leaving same-sex couples still unable to marry in the state.<p>U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle of Florida’s Northern District in Tallahassee is …

More members of Amazonian tribe seek help from Brazil

More than 20 members of an isolated Amazonian tribe have made contact with the Brazilian authorities amid growing fears that they are being driven from their forest home by drug smugglers or illegal loggers.<p>The implicit plea for sanctuary, support and weapons follows encounters in June and July …

Four Note-Taking Apps For The Tech-Forward College Student

As we head into the depths of August (the month where time stands still), there is <i>one</i> interesting thing that starts to happen. Kids head back to school.<p>That said, we decided to use some new data from CampusBooks to look at how college students are approaching their schoolwork. Perhaps the most …

Your Definitive Guide To All The 'iPhone 6' Rumors

In the real world, everyone's speculating about the future of Beyonce and Jay-Z's marriage. In the tech world, everyone's wildly guessing about the future of the iPhone. We should all get a life.<p>However, if you, like us, have no plans for getting a life, then let's now indulge together in a …

As of today, Americans can legally unlock their phones again

It's finally happened: as of today, unlocking your cellphone to work on other networks will be legal again in the US. The White House and Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), who helped pass legislation earlier this year, announced that President Barack Obama is signing the Unlocking Consumer Choice and …

Microsoft announces 12-inch Surface Pro 3, wants to replace your iPad & MacBook

Today during Microsoft’s Surface event in New York City, the company just unveiled its new 12-inch, Core i7 Surface Pro 3 tablet and it spent much of its presentation comparing it to the iPad and MacBook Air. Microsoft is pitching the 9.1mm thick tablet– the thinnest Intel Core product ever made– …

Over 100 arrested near McDonald's headquarters in protest over low pay

McDonald’s closed part of its corporate headquarters on Wednesday in response to a mass protest by workers and activists that campaigners say ended in more than 100 arrests.<p>Over 2,000 people calling for a hike in the minimum wage and the right to form a union without retaliation descended on the …

Google overtakes Apple as world's most valuable brand

Google has usurped Apple as the most valuable brand in the world after three years at the top, according to a new survey<p><b>Google</b> has been named ahead of <b>Apple</b> as the world's most valuable brand, according to a new survey.<p>Apple's brand value fell by 20pc in the past year to just under $148bn (£88bn), …

Same-sex couples rush for marriage licenses in Pennsylvania

Same-sex couples in Pennsylvania clamored for marriage licenses after a judge ruled to allow the state to join the rest of the nort-east in legalizing gay weddings, with Philadelphia offices staying open late to handle a rush of applications.<p>Under state law, couples must wait three days after their …

Jake Ellenberger Can Prove His Worth with a Win over Robbie Lawler

Jake Ellenberger should have fought for the UFC welterweight title by now.<p>That's not to suggest poor matchmaking or unjustified title shots for other fighters; Ellenberger blew this chance himself.<p>If not for a gas tank that empties quicker than a keg of Coors Light at a Brock Lesnar post-fight …

AT&T adds additional solar charging stations in New York

Engadget alerts us to AT&T doubling the number of Street Charge stations in New York City. Inspired by Hurricane Sandy in 2012, which left many city residents and network providers without a power source, AT&T launched the street stations in June of 2013.<p>Now, AT&T is installing an additional 45 …

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The Company That Owns T.J. Maxx And Marshalls Is Now Almost Bigger Than Macy's

TJX is pulling in more in annual sales than most department stores in America, including J.C. Penney, Sears and Nordstrom.

NBA charges Donald Sterling, schedules June 3 vote

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has until May 27 to respond to the National Basketball Association, which on Monday "initiated a charge" seeking to terminate all ownership rights in the franchise, the NBA announced in a written statement.<p>Sterling, who owns the team with his wife, Shelly, …

NFL QB Named in Sex-Assault Report

How Nigeria Became Africa's Largest Economy Overnight

Does the continent's most-populous country deserve its new title?<p>Something strange happened in Nigeria on Sunday: The economy nearly doubled, racking up hundreds of billions of dollars, ballooning to the size of the Polish and Belgian economies, and breezing by the South African economy to become …

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Medicare pay data shock and anger many doctors listed as high earners

Newport Beach oncologist Minh Nguyen woke up Wednesday wearing a dubious distinction: Medicare's highest-paid doctor in California and one of the top physicians nationwide.<p>Some of his patients and fellow physicians immediately called him wanting an explanation of why newly released federal data …

UN accused of 'shameful attitude' in S Sudan

A leading international aid agency has issued a stinging attack on the United Nations mission in South Sudan, accusing it of a "shameful attitude" and leaving thousands of displaced people living in squalor.<p>Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders, MSF) said on Wednesday that UN officials …