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AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the mirage of overseas profits

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump speaks often of a pile of money sitting overseas that will come rushing back into the U.S. once his tax plan …

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Amazon invested millions in the startup Nucleus — then cloned its product for the new Echo

Another cautionary tale for would-be Amazon partners.<p>When the investment arm of Amazon’s Alexa division led a $5.6 million investment in his startup, Nucleus founder and CEO Jonathan Frankel was ecstatic.<p>Just a year later, he’s furious instead.<p>On Tuesday, Amazon announced its latest …

Why Eliminating Government Agencies Is A Lot Easier Said Than Done

President Trump's budget blueprint calls for eliminating dozens of government programs and zeroing out funding for 19 independent agencies. And that may only be a preview of things to come as the Trump administration seeks to reorganize the executive branch.<p>On Monday, Trump signed the "Presidential …

Don’t Leave Your Performance Review Without Asking This One Question

When you’re heading into your performance review, you probably come armed with a few questions (“What am I doing well?”, “Is there anything I could …

5 Books That Recruiters Say You Must Read — Even if You Don't Need a Job

Headhunters say books by Malcolm Gladwell, Phil Knight, Martin Ford, and ex-Navy Seals will help you find a job and navigate any career field.<p>Whether …

The Madridification of Barcelona: How Barca went from 'Més que un club' to just another global superbrand

Part 1 - Empire State<p><b>“Barça is a global club. But the world is a big place, and right now we are occupying very little space.”</b><p><i>Josep Bartomeu, Barcelona president</i><p>Last September, Barcelona opened their first office in New York, and they decided to make a bit of an entrance. Outside the Waldorf …

How to Learn New Things as an Adult

A new book explores the psychology of mastering skills and absorbing information.<p>Quick, what’s the capital of Australia? No Googling! (And no points if you’re Australian—that means the information is more meaningful to you, which means you’re more likely to know it.) Did you get it? Or are you sure …

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7 Fitness Myths -- The Real Story

Health and fitness is a life-long pursuit. As a beginner to fitness you need a practical approach. So, here is the practical truth: <i>Exercise is for developing fitness</i>. When your body is fit, it burns more calories (and fat!) than when it is less fit. Simple. Practical.<p>As a beginner, you may become a …

Clinton's Closing Argument

Campaign ad ahead of Tuesday primaries calls for 'love and kindness'<p>Hillary Clinton's final pitch before Tuesday's primaries in the Northeast looks …

7 Reasons You Need to Eat More Eggs

Eggs aren't just delicious—they can also boost your mood, nourish your gray matter and even guard against cancer<p>Many Americans were raised on the theory that eggs are loaded with artery-clogging cholesterol and that eating them was a surefire way to promote coronary heart disease. But when Wake …

The One Habit That Could Slash 1,400 Calories Per Week

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Kristen Domonell for Life by Daily Burn</i><p>Drinking water -- and lots of it -- has long been touted as a great way to help you reach your weight loss goals. But could downing just one extra glass of H20 at each meal be enough to set you up for success? Science says yes! But you don't …

How Isis laid out its plans to export chaos to Europe

Before the Paris attacks, leaders of the terror group gathered to hear its new strategy: spreading fear through European capitals<p>Nine days before the Paris attacks, Islamic State leaders gathered in the Syrian town of Tabqah to talk about what was coming next for the terror organisation. Senior …