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Petty, No. 12 Baylor rebound, beat Kansas 60-14

WACO, Texas (AP) — The normally talkative Bryce Petty turned into a man of few words after No. 12 Baylor bounced back from its only loss with a 60-14 …

How Much Did Facebook Make From The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge raised considerably more than $100 million for research into degenerative neurological disease. That’s great. But the whole phenomenon was also pretty great for Facebook, which saw a huge, extended surge of usage, particularly video consumption, around the summer-long …

I'm getting a government loan to buy a house. Is the next housing crisis my fault?

First I’m going to tell you why I can afford a house, then I’m going to tell you why some people think that is a bad thing.<p>It was over a plate of linguine and cream sauce that I learned I could afford a home. We were eating at an upstairs neighbour’s apartment when Joel told us they bought their …

Data to answer if June high was a dream for housing market

<i>The Globe's Real Estate Beat offers news and analysis on the Canadian housing market from real estate reporter Tara Perkins. Read more on The Globe's</i> housing page <i>and follow Tara on Twitter</i> @TaraPerkins.<p>The Canadian Real Estate Association is set to release existing homes sales data for July on …

The Analyst Who Nailed The Housing Crash Is Quietly Revealing The Next Big Thing

<i>While people worry about the greying of the U.S., and how we'll support so many retirees, there's another big story playing out: An increasingly young workforce is poised help the economy and the housing market in a big way</i>.<p>For years, very few people have nailed the big, economic themes like Bill …

5 Most Important Business Skills Every Entrepreneur Must Have

If you want to be a successful entrepreneur, these are the skills you need to have.<p>Running your own business means having to wear all different types of hats. Whether it's your marketing hat, your sales hat, or your general people skills hat, you're going to need to know how to court sales, and on …

Ukraine's forces say close to taking rebel-held Donetsk

BRUSSELS/DONETSK (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Monday Russia is sending an aid convoy to eastern Ukraine despite urgent Western warnings against using humanitarian help as a pretext for an invasion.<p>With Ukraine reporting Russia has massed 45,000 troops on its border, NATO said there …