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The Best U.S. Cities for People 35 and Under (Based On What They Like)

While there are thousands of “best places to live” lists, hardly any of them focus on the world’s most important population segment: Americans under …

Cities

The USA can win a war against North Korea without invading – and it may soon be forced to try

There are now three United States carrier strike forces operating in the Pacific for the first time since 2007. The USS Nimitz, USS Ronald Reagan and USS Theodore Roosevelt represent tangible evidence of American military power. General Joseph Dunford has described their presence as “coincidental”, …

North Korea

The GOP Has Declared War On GM Over Electric Cars

The GOP’s tax reform bill will make your taxes more complicated and is likely facing an ugly, messy fight as various special interest groups weigh in, often scornfully, on the bill. But, lost amid the paperwork is that the GOP is declaring war on that most American of companies, General Motors, …

Electric Vehicles

A high-school dropout is making hundreds of thousands of dollars trading cryptocurrency derivatives

A 29-year-old high school drop out from the United Kingdom is hauling in hundreds of thousands of dollars trading risky cryptocurrency derivatives.<p>Jay Smith believes a cryptocurrency crash is inevitable, but right now he's the No. 1 trader of digital coins on online brokerage eToro, amassing …

Cryptocurrency

Earthquake In North Korea Sets Off Alarm And Speculation

Numerous scientific agencies on both sides of the Pacific detected an earthquake Saturday near the site where North Korea set off a hydrogen bomb earlier this month, at first prompting speculation of another weapons test, before a consensus appeared to emerge that the tremor was a natural …

North Korea

Michelin-starred restaurant calls out blogger's shameless 'vegan meal' request

Earlier this month, Michelin-starred Campagne Restaurant in Kilkenny, Ireland, took to Twitter to post a screengrab of a request they had received from a food blogger.<p>“We will be in Kilkenny specifically on 10 October,” the blogger said. “In exchange for a vegan meal for two (we would ideally like …

Restaurants

Another For-profit Stands Up for Free Speech: Government Harvesting Records of Resisters

Share30<p>Share3<p>Tweet30<p>Email<p>Shares 63<p>By Elvert Barnes from Baltimore, Maryland, USA (01a.DisruptJ20.Sticker.WDC.5January2016) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via …

Nonprofits

Google has fired the employee behind that controversial diversity manifesto

<i>This story has been updated.</i><p>After a controversial memo by a Google engineer about diversity programs at the company and gender differences went viral over the weekend, sparking an explosive reaction on social media, the search giant did not dispute media reports late Monday that the employee had …

U.S. Department of Labor

Settlements for Company Sins Can No Longer Aid Other Projects, Sessions Says

When companies settle claims of wrongdoing, they are often compelled to pay for environmental or community development projects as well as pay fines and direct compensation to victims. Sometimes the third-party payments are only marginally related to the damages caused by the company’s actions.<p>To …

Clean Air Act

People Are Calling In to a New 'Criminal Alien' Hotline With Reports of Extraterrestrials

On Wednesday, the administration launched a new office to “assist victims of crimes committed by criminal aliens.” Some rang in with reports of UFOs.<p>The term “alien” is used in legal contexts to denote those present in the United States who aren’t citizens. But some callers are using a new hotline …

Immigration

Immigration Law Pocket Field Guide, 2015 Edition

Shared via Kindle. Description: This latest edition of the Immigration Law Pocket Field Guide from LexisNexis is an essential item in the pocket of …

De-Unionize the IRS! Dick Morris TV: Lunch ALERT!

Internal Revenue Service

The 4-Word Question All Highly Successful People Ask

The most successful people I know live by this simple phrase.<p>California has its share of famous streets: Sunset Strip, Rodeo Drive, Hollywood Boulevard. But for entrepreneurs, the most famous is Sand Hill Road. Lining this stretch of asphalt outside Menlo Park are a who's who of elite venture …

Success

Portland pilot program puts homeless in residents' backyards

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Faced with an intractable homeless problem, officials in Portland are thinking inside the box.<p>A handful of homeless families will soon move into tiny, government-constructed modular units in the backyards of willing homeowners. Under the pilot program taking effect this …

Housing

Antarctic ice has set an unexpected record, and scientists are struggling to figure out why

There’s no mistaking it now. Even though we don’t have the final numbers, it is abundantly clear that the sea ice ringing the Antarctic continent has fallen precipitously — reaching a record low just a few short years after it reached a record <i>high</i>.<p>In 38 years of records dating back to 1979, the sea …

Global Warming

Kuwait could pay up to $60,000 for party at Trump Hotel in Washington

(Corrects Feb. 25 story to show event took place Wednesday, not Saturday. Corrects second paragraph to past tense from present tense, corrects paragraph 5 to clarify ambassador spoke before event.)<p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Kuwaiti government could pay up to $60,000 to President Donald Trump's …

The Company That Ruined The Bookstore Industry Is Doing The Unthinkable

Books

How Illegal Immigration Harms Black Americans, According to Civil Rights Commissioner

As the Trump administration gets ready to tackle illegal immigration, a member of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission noted the impact on the black …

Immigration

Dakota Access Pipeline: Army issuing final permit

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Army Corps of Engineers has granted an easement in North Dakota for the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, allowing the project to move toward completion despite the protests of Native Americans and environmentalists.<p>"With this action, Dakota Access now has received all federal …

Injustice

Why I Turned Down a $100,000 Deal on Shark Tank

One entrepreneur reveals how a moment of clarity led her to walk away from a life-changing offer.<p>Two weeks ago, I went from being Lisa Binderow, yoga teacher turned entrepreneur and mom-to-be, to contestant and survivor of ABC’s <i>Shark Tank</i>. Barbara Corcoran made me an offer for 40 percent of my …

Entrepreneurship

#175: Writing without Bullshit, with Josh Bernoff, Author and Analyst, Without Bullshit

YouTube

Writing Without Bullshit: Boost Your Career by Saying What You Mean

Shared via Kindle. Description: Joining the ranks of classics like The Elements of Style and On Writing Well, Writing Without Bullshit helps …

McDonald’s To Give Away 10,000 Bottles Of Big Mac Sauce

Who has the time or energy to make a copycat version of McDonald’s special sauce for their home-cooked burgers when you could just use a bottle of …

McDonald's

Man's Search for Meaning

Shared via Kindle. Description: Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death …

Starbucks Cancels Evenings Program, Takes Wine and Beer Off Menus

For the past few years, <b>Starbucks has been trying to get people to come into its stores</b> in the afternoons and evenings by promoting beer, wine, and …

Starbucks