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7 Secrets of the Most Productive Meetings

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>During a busy workweek, the last thing any manager needs is a wasted hour due to an unproductive meeting.<p>Managers need to make every minute count. According to a March 2012 survey by Salary.com, 47 percent of workers say their biggest …

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Investors undeterred by data breaches

Last week, eBay revealed that it had been hit by a cyberattack and data security breach, and users' information - names, account passwords, e-mail addresses, physical addresses, phone numbers and birth dates - was exposed to hackers. While security experts, the news media and eBay users may have …

Obama talks Ukraine, swipes at Putin

President Barack Obama used a statement congratulating Ukrainians on their elections Sunday to again voice frustration and displeasure with Russian actions in the country.<p>Referring both to “Russian-backed separatist groups [who] sought to disenfranchise entire regions” and “Russia’s occupation and …

New Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko vows to stop war

Ukraine's new president, Petro Poroshenko, has vowed to make his first goal in office to stop the war in the east of the country.<p>The pro-European businessman won the presidential election with 54% of the vote, according to early results on Sunday, clearing the 50% threshold to win outright without …

Isla Vista Massacre: What Do We Know About Elliot Rodger's Rampage?

Just before 9:30 p.m. on Friday night, a stretch of idyllic California coast became a scene of carnage as a gunman opened fire on college students and police, and crashed his BMW through the streets of Isla Vista, a college town adjacent to Santa Barbara. Four were killed, including the suspected …

7 States Running Out Of Water: 24/7 Wall St.

In seven states drought conditions were so severe that each had more than half of its land area in severe drought. Severe drought is characterized by crop loss, frequent water shortages, and mandatory water use restrictions. Based on data from the U.S. Drought Monitor, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the …

Nigeria kidnapped girls: Government 'called off deal'

<b>A deal for the release of some of the abducted schoolgirls in Nigeria was close to being secured when the Nigerian government called it off, the BBC has learned.</b><p>Some of the girls were set to be freed in exchange for imprisoned Islamist militants, reports the BBC's Will Ross.<p>Boko Haram group …

Egypt's presidential vote begins, with Sisi win virtually assured

It wasn't so much an election as a victory party.<p>Egyptians on Monday began two days of presidential balloting, with a resounding win virtually assured for Abdel Fattah Sisi, who presided over the removal of Egypt's first democratically elected president from office nearly 11 months ago.<p>The Sisi …