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Violence in South Sudan over the past three weeks has prompted a massive flight of refugees into neighboring countries, according to the United Nations.
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Verizon Communications Inc. warned it won’t be able to raise its credit rating as quickly as promised after a major debt ratings firm gave the company less room for error in a sagging wireless industry.
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For General Electric and its rivals expanding their manufacturing operations using 3-D printing, Europe is emerging as a dominant source of the latest technologies.
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The company that once hawked a product vying to be “the most technologically advanced thing in the kitchen” is now offering refunds for the uber-appliance, Fortune reports. The $ 400 Juicero machine, a WiFi-enabled juicer billed as the “Keurig of juicers,” received $ 120 million in startup funds, but a Bloomberg report…
Texas Republican Jeb Hensarling, who chairs the House Financial Services Committee, was trying to be funny. It’s the only explanation.
Otherwise, we’re left to assume that Hensarling was being the world’s biggest corporate shill and hypocrite when he accused the head of the Consumer Financial Protection…
As lord mayor—the City of London’s cheerleader-in-chief—in the Brexit era, organ-playing ex-rocker Andrew Parmley pulls out the stops for British financiers to win over investors.
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Charlotte McCourt, 11, has sold more than 15,000 boxes of Girl Scout cookies in a manner so unconventional it’s making news: She’s been unflinchingly honest. Trefoils? “Kind of boring.” Toffee-tastic? “As flavorless as dirt.” Savannah Smiles? “Divine.” (Not all were negative.) Charlotte, a New Jersey sixth-grader, was dismayed…
If 2016 is the year of the fake news story, then it’s ending in appropriate fashion: One bogus story has just led to a veiled threat of nuclear retaliation. As the Times of Israel explains, the craziness began when a fake news site, AWD News, ran a fake story in…
A California woman’s phone led her to her missing husband’s body before the authorities could find him. The San Francisco Chronicle reports the unnamed woman reported her husband, 49-year-old Jayesh Patel, missing when he didn’t come home Friday. Using a find-my-phone app, Patel’s wife traced him to a field behind…