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Amazon Said To Start Selling Babysitting And Other Home Services Later This Year

Amazon wants to be your one-stop shop for everything – including trades and services, according to a new report by Reuters. The company is looking at debuting sales of things like babysitting, handymen services, painters, haircuts, home repair and more. The move would extend Amazon’s range of …

Sir Mix-A-Lot's 'Baby Got Back' Goes Classical, Turns Into A Giant Dance Party

In the spirit of absurd (but most certainly divine) combinations of today, the Seattle Symphony -- under the direction of Gabriel Prokofiev, London-based composer, producer and DJ -- debuted its arrangements of some of Sir Mix-a-Lot's iconic tunes. Naturally, the headliner, and the only song that …

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How To Avoid The Health Risk All Travelers Are Exposed To

There's nothing better than climbing aboard an airplane to a sunny, exotic locale, where rest and relaxation (along with sunshine and piña coladas) …

10 Style Risks to Take Now

From bustiers for day, to head-to-toe prints we've selected 10 trends worth taking a little risk.<p>What better way to ring in a new year, and a new you, than taking a step outside your comfort zone in the style department. From bustiers for day, to head-to-toe prints we've selected the 10 best …

Eye Candy: 10 Extravagant Heels for Spring

We've rounded up some of the most beautifully embellished, feathered and impossibly high heels to lust after this season.<p>While having these 12 classic shoes are very important for any stylish woman's wardrobe—we can't help but be drawn to extravagant shoe styles that we know could turn any look on …

Google buys satellite company Skybox Imaging for $500 million

Google (GOOG) is about to increase its foothold on outer space tech.<p>The Internet giant has purchased satellite company Skybox Imaging for $500 …

STOCKS GO NOWHERE: Here's What You Need To Know

First, the scoreboard:<p><b>Dow:</b> 16,945.92, 2.5, 0.02%<b><br>S&P 500:</b> 1,950.79, -0.48, -0.02%<b><br>Nasdaq:</b> 4,338.00, 1.8, 0.04%<p>The top stories of the day:<p>RadioShack reported losses that were much wider than expected, while sales also missed expectations. RadioShack fell about 10% during today's trade. Over the last …

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Dow Crawls to New Record High

<b>FOX Business: Capitalism Lives Here</b><p>The Dow crawled to a new record high on Tuesday as traders reviewed a handful of corporate reports.<p><b>Today's Markets</b><p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 2.8 points higher, or 0.02%, at 16945, the S&P 500 dipped 0.5 points, or 0.02%, to 1950 and the Nasdaq …

U.S. e-cigarette sales seen rising 24.2% per year through 2018

Americans might be butting out by the tens of millions, but many of them are turning to an increasingly popular alternative: electronic …

Clippers saga to continue in court on Wednesday

The fight isn’t over for the Los Angeles Clippers.<p>Shelly Sterling, the wife of the basketball team’s owner, Donald Sterling, plans to go to a probate …

RAY DALIO: Independent Thinking Is The Key To Investing

<b>Dalio: Independent Thinking Is Crucial For Success In Financial Markets</b><b>(The Wall Street Journal)</b><p>Bridgewater Associates is known for its unique and brutally transparent work culture. In an interview with the WSJ, Dalio says while at other firms people are asked to keep their thoughts to themselves, …

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Russia looks to boost China ties amid Ukraine crisis

The continuing crisis between Russia and Ukraine means Moscow is increasingly looking at boosting its relations with China.<p>Last month, President Vladimir Putin signed a 30-year gas deal with Beijing.<p>With Russia's Gazprom and Ukraine continuing to negotiate over gas prices, and the European Union …

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“Evergreen” reveals the weird lessons of Washington’s weed battle

After Colorado and Washington, we’re on the way toward national legalization. But will liberals get left behind?<p>When is the perfect the enemy of the good? And is it ever OK to surrender certain rights in the name of overall social progress? Those questions don’t have easy answers, but this one …

90 Liberal Groups Renew Call For End To "Damaging" Bush-Era Religious Freedom Ruling

The groups say recent limits on the Violence Against Women Act's nondiscrimination provision show that the "harm is more than speculative" from the 2007 decision.

Cantor's defeat appears to mark unprecedented loss

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost the GOP Virginia primary to a Tea Party-backed challenger Tuesday night in a stunning, apparently unprecedented upset.<p>According to an analysis by Fox News, it appears Cantor is the first sitting House majority leader to ever lose a primary. However, other …

Lack of Response to Gun Violence Obama’s ‘Biggest Frustration’

Above everything the pres­id­ent has en­countered in his five and a half years in of­fice — above the fisc­al-cliff show­down, the tragedy at the …

Attorney General Slams Boy Scouts Over Gay Scoutmaster Ban

Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday that the refusal by the Boy Scouts of America to allow gay adults to be scout leaders "perpetuates the worst kind of stereotypes."<p>In remarks for delivery to a gay rights organization, Lambda Legal, Holder said with the repeal of the military's "Don't Ask, …

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Calif. teachers unions lose in court

A court ruling on Tuesday striking down job protections for teachers in California deals a sharp blow to unions — and will likely fuel political movements across the nation to eliminate teacher tenure.<p>Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rolf M. Treu found five California laws governing the hiring and …