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Atlantic City losing 2 casinos, 5K jobs in 3 days

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (AP) — A time few could imagine during the not-too-distant glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos will close this weekend and a third will shut down in two weeks.<p>More than 5,000 workers will lose their jobs in an unprecedented weekend …

11 injured as train cars derail in Swiss Alps

GENEVA (AP) — Three train cars derailed and 11 people were injured Wednesday after a landslide hit a mountain train in the Swiss Alps, police said. One carriage slid down a steep slope, saved from a ravine only by large trees.<p>The accident occurred in a deep wooded valley between Tiefencastel and …

Religious order to pay record sexual abuse settlement

The Redemptorist religious order is probably best known in Canada for its association with the Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré shrine near Quebec City, a major tourist attraction and holy pilgrimage site for devout Catholics. Now the congregation is in the spotlight for a dark chapter in its past.<p>The …

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If You Want To Be Rich, Don't Get An MBA

The first thing I am going to say about wealth is that many authors who write about prosperity and wealth make it clear: <i>A job will not make you rich.</i><p>If you want to be wealthy, at some moment of your life, you will have to create a source of income other than your salary. This is an evident and …

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Taiwan Plane Crash Survivor Crawls Out of Wreckage, Phones Dad

The 10 survivors of Taiwan’s worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the …

Airplanes

Russia's new tram is a Batmobile on the outside, tech hub on the inside

Many trams are memorable, but they tend to evoke nostalgia rather than embrace the future. You can't accuse UralVagonZavod (UVZ) of being behind the times with its new Russia One, though. To begin with, it looks like the Batmobile on a closed track -- and for good reason. The forward-tilted …

Train derails in eastern Ukraine after blast

See The Hidden Meanings Inside 17 Tech Company Logos

In Sony's Vaio logo, the letters V and A represent an analog waveform and the I and O represent a binary code.<p>Facebook Places was Facebook's now defunct response to the check-in app Foursquare. Note that the red arrow is pointing at a number four ... an indicator of its intended target.<p>We love the …

Graphic Design

Fear Is Driving Young Men Across the U.S. Border

Central American countries are losing a generation because of gangs.<p>The day of his first kidnapping, Wander’s life cleaved in two. Before it, he was a middle-class kid living in a humid, mountain-flanked Honduran city. Growing up, he had a live-in maid, attended private school, and enjoyed a modest …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, cut into wedges<p>8 garlic …

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Supreme Court rules against false advertising on food, drink labels

Food and beverage companies can be sued for false advertising if they put labels on products that would "mislead and trick consumers," the<p>U.S. Supreme Courtruled Thursday.<p>The unanimous decision could have broad impact on parts of the food industry.<p>It came in a case brought by billionaire Los …

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Ireland Investigates Alleged Discovery of 800 Babies in Sewer Tank

Grim reports that nearly 800 dead babies were discovered in the septic tank of a home run by nuns has set off a round of soul-searching in Ireland and sparked calls for accountability from government and Catholic Church officials.<p>Fresh research suggests that some 796 children were secretly buried …

Republic of Ireland

The No-Bull Guide to Bulking

Sean Hyson, C.S.C.S.

The Knockout Punch In The IRA Grudge Match

There’s an ongoing battle in the financial realm pitting the Roth IRA against its older cousin, the Traditional IRA. Most of the debate, however, is rendered irrelevant because it doesn’t consider the Traditional IRA’s fatal flaw.<p><b>Tale of the Tape:</b><p>The IRA debate is almost entirely about taxes. As …

Compound interest and its enemies

Though it might not always feel like it, you have one big advantage over City fund managers.<p>True, they have the training, best research, computers …

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India train crash: At least 20 feared dead

At least 20 people are feared dead after a passenger train derailed and hit a stationary goods train in India's Uttar Pradesh state, officials say.<p>Six coaches of the Gorakhdham Express went off the rails and ploughed into the freight train at Chureb railway station in Sant Kabir Nagar …

History of Discover Card

The <b>Discover card</b> was launched in 1986 by Sears and Roebuck which was, at that time, the biggest retailer in the United Sates. The idea was to expand …

Warren Buffett Reveals His No. 1 Investment Strategy That Anyone Can Follow

Warren Buffett has made his fortune by investing; his net worth stands at $53.5 billion, as estimated by Forbes, gained through a lifetime spent …

Is an MBA worth the cost?

Prospective students in their thousands pore over rankings tables when they research the relative merits of MBA programmes. If they decide to enrol, …

Graduates hunt for ‘search fund’ success

Over wine and canapés in the Meredith Room, a small banquet hall at Harvard Business School, more than 100 students gathered this month to consider a …

The Meat Crisis Is Here: Price Of Shrimp Up 61% – 7 Million Pigs Dead – Beef At All-Time High

<i>Submitted by Michael Snyder of The Economic Collapse blog,</i><p><b>As the price of meat continues to skyrocket, will it soon be considered a "luxury item" for</b> …

30 Smart Ways to Spend $1,000

You can do a lot with $1,000. In fact, we came up with <b>30 surprising ways to use a grand</b>. For example, you can grow your nest egg or build your brand, …

New Car Financing 101: Bank vs. Dealership

The time has come for you to purchase a vehicle and you are both excited and nervous. The excitement comes from the opportunity to get behind the …

What 12 Super-Successful People Wish They Knew At 22

Maybe you wish you could rewrite your past. Or perhaps you're content with the decisions you made at that time in your life. Either way, there are probably a few things you wish you knew then that you know now.<p>That's exactly what LinkedIn asked its network of top minds across all fields to write …

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