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2 Americans among 3 killed by Taliban in Afghanistan

Three members of NATO's International Security Assistance Force were killed in an attack in Kabul on Tuesday, the coalition said.<p>Two were U.S. military personnel, and the third was Polish, a U.S. defense official said.<p>The Taliban claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing targeting a convoy …

Investment Bank Executives Mildly Optimistic On Trading Activity Finally Picking Up

With volatilty at record lows and fixed income revenue dropping across Wall Street, bank executives say there may be some light at the end of the tunnel.<p>Banking executives can't promise that their trading businesses will get much better, but they are saying it won't get much worse.<p>At a conference …

Markets

Exclusive: See The Entire Banana Republic L'Wren Scott Collection

Photo: Courtesy of Banana Republic<p>Earlier this month, we debuted exclusive sketches of L'Wren Scott's new collection for Banana Republic. Now ELLE.com has the photos of the <i>entire</i> collection, which retails for $40-$200. Alas, the line from the former model and stylist—who's dressed everyone from …

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Leonid meteor shower will peak this weekend

The peak viewing time should be about 5 a.m. EST on Sunday.<p>Skywatchers, rejoice! The Leonid meteor shower, an annual mid-November treat, will be coming to a sky near you this weekend.<p>The peak of the shower will be visible both Saturday and Sunday nights, according to <i>EarthSky</i> magazine. …

Bamboo Bay

by Emily Millett<p>Originally from London and Northampton, board sports enthusiasts Ludi Ludlow and Amy Roberts are now proud to count themselves amongst the colorfully diverse residents of Brighton in southern England. This surf-friendly coastal town is known for its environmental conscience and its …

Fashion Industry

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

Baking

The six biggest mistakes of managing an introvert

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Dr. Marla Gottschalk here.</i><p>Do you supervise individuals would might describe themselves as an introvert? If the answer is “yes,” you may want to take a moment to examine how you manage them. In many cases, we hold misconceptions about …

Personality

Here's What Law Enforcement Can Recover From A Seized iPhone

You may think of your iPhone as a friendly personal assistant. But once it’s alone in a room full of law enforcement officials, you might be surprised at the revealing things it will say about you.<p>On Tuesday the American Civil Liberties Union published a report it obtained from a drug investigation …

Starbucks Just Figured Out How To Take Your Money Over Twitter

Buying someone a coffee is a small gesture of kindness, but you usually need to be with a friend to make it. However, starting Tuesday, Starbucks has a solution: Just pay for your faraway friend's coffee over Twitter.<p>The new program, appropriately called "Tweet a Coffee," works like this: To tweet …

What Twitter’s IPO means

A few hours after Twitter set a price range for its initial public offering, I met up with one of its employees near the company’s new headquarters on Market Street in San Francisco. He put away his iPhone as I approached.<p>“Calculating your net worth?” I asked.<p>“That was earlier,” he said. “Now we’re …

Venture Capital

Google Employees Confess The Worst Things About Working At Google

Well, take a look at this Quora thread, which is being used by current and former Google employees to dish the dirt on working for Big G.<p>We've edited some of the standout comments into this excerpt.<p><b>Everyone is awesome, so they can hire the very best people to do even the most mundane jobs.</b><p>"The …

The Workplace

Bill Gates: Internet connectivity doesn’t mean much if you’re dying of starvation

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates made his fortune in computing, so you might expect him to be a champion of the Internet.<p>“I certainly love the IT thing,” he told the <i>Financial Times</i> in a rare interview, published Friday. “But when we want to improve lives, you’ve got to deal with more basic things …

Here Are The Real Odds Of Your Startup Becoming Worth $1 Billion Or More, Like Facebook, Twitter Or Tumblr

They're so tiny that Lee calls $1 billion startups "unicorns." And you're not getting into the Unicorn Club any time soon.<p>Previously Lee worked at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, the venture capital fund — so she knows what she is talking about.<p>Only 39 companies have reached the $1 billion …

Venture Capital