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Priceline Hotel Deals, Rental Cars & Flights

Download the priceline.com app and join millions of smart travelers who book great travel deals with us every day.<p>Rated by Travel + Leisure as a Best …

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PayPal Alternatives for Merchants

<b>Introduction</b><p>Merchants can find competitive credit card processing services. Using low-cost alternatives, merchants can obtain reliable eCommerce …

The Secret Life of ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

The biggest threat to Middle East security is as much a mystery as a menace — a 42-year-old Iraqi who went from a U.S. detention camp to the top of the jihadist universe with a whisper of a backstory and a $10 million bounty on his head.<p>He's known as Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, head of the ruthless …

Obama Deploys Troops to Protect Embassy in Iraq, as American and Iranian Officials Meet

President Barack Obama ordered the deployment of up to 275 military personnel “equipped for combat” into Iraq to protect the U.S. embassy in Baghdad …

U.S. considers air strikes on Iraq, holds talks with Iran | Reuters

MOSUL Iraq/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama considered options for military action to support Iraq’s besieged government on Monday, and U.S. and Iranian officials held talks to stabilize the region, which has been roiled by the advance of Sunni rebels toward Baghdad.<p>Obama, who was …

Iraq conflict: US deploys 275 'military personnel'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1085000/1085193_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529829829_e3cfc88ad23d2783e727c94288a0f3be<p><b>Up to 275 US "military personnel" are being sent to Iraq to provide security for the US embassy in Baghdad and other personnel, the White House …

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Obama ordering 275 military personnel to Iraq; may send special ops

In a sign of the growing danger in Iraq, President Obama notified Congress on Monday that he was sending up to 275 U.S. military personnel "to provide support and security for U.S. personnel and the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad."<p>Obama also is considering sending 100 or fewer special operations troops to …

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Paper Currency Is The New Gold

I have a deal with my colleague Jay. About 2 or 3 times per week, he picks up breakfast for me on his way into the office. In exchange, I pay for his breakfast on those days.<p>When he hands me breakfast (usually a platter of eggs, bacon, and sausage) he tells me how much I owe him. I find this …

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How to Avoid Overdraft Fees

On a hectic weekend of running errands, it’s easy to lose track of checking account transactions along the way. If you overdraw your account, banks …

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10 Tips To Give Your Kitchen A Facelift For Under $3,500

Whether you’re sprucing up before a home sale on tight budget, or you’re hoping to give your forever home an upgrade without breaking the bank, I’ve got some advice for turning a lackluster kitchen into a truly jaw-dropping space for less than $3,500. And even if your kitchen is, um, adequate, it …

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Watch a One-Woman Band Cover an Uncoverable Nirvana Song

...and it's pretty good.<p><b>"Heart Shaped Box" is a killer song</b> by Nirvana. It captures a certain kind of lethargic, mid-'90s teenage angst so well that unfortunately it forever bears the distinction of sounding exactly like an entire record store (remember those?) collectively rolling their eyes at …

Priceline buying OpenTable for $2.6 billion

Priceline, the discount travel service and William Shatner's hotel-booking service of choice, has made a deal to acquire the popular restaurant reservation site OpenTable for $2.6 billion in an all cash deal. OpenTable is the leader in its field, and it makes a for a natural fit beside Priceline, …

These Gadgets Are Designed To Help You Smash Bad Habits

“Pleasurable Troublemakers” help people have fun with self-improvement.<p>German designer and doctoral student Matthias Laschke knows self-improvement is hard work, so he thinks you should have fun while you’re at it. That’s why he and colleagues at the Folkwang University of Arts have created a …

Kickstarter Hits $1 Billion In Pledges

Last night, with the Oscar glitter still falling, Kickstarter quietly hit a major milestone: The crowd-funding platform surpassed $1 billion in all-time pledges. In a celebratory blog post, Kickstarter claims more than $500 million was pledged in the last 12 months alone, thanks to the generous …

Delta Wants To Put You On A Flight With An Inspirational Business Leader

The airline and social network are combining digital and physical connections to inspire the business leaders of tomorrow.<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_-1LPRMD_4<p>The serendipitous meeting on a flight is the stuff of urban legend. We’ve all met someone who has a story about a marriage, business …

The Real Life of Brangelina

<i>Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were married over the weekend. Read Tom Junod's story from 2013 about their relationship — and read his profile of Brad Pitt.</i><p><b>When I met Brad Pitt</b> the day after Easter, he was so tired that he was perhaps more reflective than usual. He had just finished a week of spring …