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Caterpillar ordered to pay $73.6M to tiny British firm for stealing design

A federal jury has ordered Peoria-based Caterpillar to pay a small British firm $73.6 million for ripping off its design for a piece of heavy-duty construction equipment.<p>Caterpillar stole trade secrets from its supplier, Miller U.K. Ltd., when it copied a Miller design for a coupling device that …

Toys R Us plans to hire fewer holiday workers but give them more hours

Toys R Us said Tuesday that it plans to hire fewer holiday employees than it did last year but will give them significantly more hours in hopes of boosting sales as customers have a better experience.<p>The toy giant seemed to be a bit of an outlier as a report issued Tuesday by Chicago-based …

eCommerce

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Linux

Will the Supreme Court Open the Door to the Criminalization of Christianity?

The question before the U.S. Supreme Court tomorrow in <i>Obergefell v. Hodges</i>, dealing with the highly-anticipated same-sex “marriage” challenges, is …

LGBTQI

When Did Idolatry Become Compatible with Christianity?

<b>The Story:</b> Yesterday, during oral arguments in a landmark Supreme Court case regarding same-sex marriage, Associate Justice Antonin Scalia and …

Rapture Revolutionized; What If Christians Are Not Raptured? - CNN iReport

If you believe that Christ will return invisibly to snatch away the church (the living and the dead, who will be resurrected), you believe in the doctrine of rapture. You would also believe that God will give glorified bodies to all raptured believers of Christ so to live with HIM unto …

Theology

Adam Sandler’s ugly track record with race: The dumb, offensive, unfunny movie moments that came before “The Ridiculous Six”

You know it’s bad when you see how “I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry” is his most empathetic recent comedy<p>Adam Sandler is probably not a racist, but his movies definitely have a long history of racial insensitivity. If anything, it’s surprising that he hasn’t been called out about this (at least …

'Conspiracy of silence' about Christianity in Britain boosting Jihadis – Archbishop

Young Muslims being ‘seduced’ by lure of martyrdom while politicians ‘fight shy’ of recognising importance of Christianity, says Archbishop of York<p>A “misplaced sensitivity” towards atheists and followers of other religions has led to a “conspiracy” of silence by politicians of all parties about the …

7 Ways Motherhood Changes When You Have a Second Baby

With our first kid, we expect we'll be the perfect mother to the perfect infant. Then number two comes along—and the quest for perfection gets shot to hell. Here, seven moms reveal what they had to let go of and adapt to when they welcomed their second child into the world:<p><b>1. The Outfitting</b><br>"I …

ESPN - Apps on Google Play

The ESPN App is the #1 Sports App in the market. From your phone you get up-to-the-minute scores, complete news coverage, live streaming games and …

NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Speculation on Corey Brewer and Eric Gordon

If you thought the rumor mill stopped when you graduated high school, think again.<p>Rumors and speculation are ever-present in the NBA, even if the actual trade deadline isn’t until Feb. 20.<p>Read on to see the latest whispers surrounding Corey Brewer of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Eric Gordon of …

NBA

Protesters over missing students in Mexico burn state assembly

CHILPANCINGO Mexico (Reuters) - Demonstrators set fire to the local legislature building on Wednesday in the capital of the southwestern state of Guerrero in protests over the apparent massacre of 43 students by corrupt police and thugs from drug gangs.<p>Violent demonstrations rocked several other …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

The Vatican Defrocked 848 Priests For Child Abuse in the Past 10 Years

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>For the first time, the Vatican has revealed a statistical picture of the internal fallout from the …