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‘Underpaid' CEOs Four Times More Likely to Lay Off Employees, Researchers Say

29 minutes ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

CEOs who are paid less than their peers are far more likely to lay off their employees to increase their own pay, according to a new study led by researchers at the Rutgers...
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Kristen Clarke Warns Georgia To Stop Suppressing The Black Vote, Or Else

29 minutes ago   |   News One

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law warned a Georgia elections board that it's ready for a legal battle in federal court to stop a proposal that would suppress Black...
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The Trump Administration Released a Plan to Fight Climate Change. It Could Actually Make Things Worse

35 minutes ago   |   Time

The Trump Administration released a new plan Tuesday to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants and address climate change. But the proposed regulation from the...
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Quebecer died from mixture of high-alcohol drink and cold medication: coroner

1 hour ago   |   National Post

MONTREAL - A Quebec coroner says a man's death last December was caused by the combination of cold medication and four cans of a sugary high-alcohol drink. Pierre Parent drank...
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CP NewsAlert: Appeal Court orders new trial from man in child bride case

1 hour ago   |   National Post

VANCOUVER - The British Columbia Court of Appeal has ordered a new trial for James Oler, who was acquitted of taking a 15-year-old girl across the border for a sexual...
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Security keys are a great fail-safe way to get into your Google account

Security keys are a great fail-safe way to get into your Google account

1 hour ago   |   iMore

Two-factor authentication can protect your account, and a security key makes for a great backup if you lose your phone. We've gone over why using two-factor authentication on...
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Microsoft Offers Free Cybersecurity Tools to Political Candidates-But You've Got to Be a Microsoft Customer

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

Microsoft said starting Tuesday it will offer free cybersecurity tools to U.S. political candidates, campaign offices, and affiliated groups ahead of the midterm...
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WaterField annouces the Tech Folio Plus, and it looks awesome!

WaterField annouces the Tech Folio Plus, and it looks awesome!

1 hour ago   |   iMore

The Tech Folio Plus is the accessory case for the pros, and you can pre-order one right now! WaterField has been making beautiful bags, cases, and sleeves for laptops, tablet...
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4 things experts think credit cards will be used for in the future

4 things experts think credit cards will be used for in the future

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Credit cards are quickly replacing cash, and credit card usage is at an all-time high. As payment technologies like mobile wallets , cash-sharing apps, and cryptocurrency...
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Minnesota Spends $10M A Year To Battle Invasive Species

1 hour ago   |   CBS

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota is spending millions annually to fight invasive species in its lakes and waterways, but the damaging plants and animals are continuing to...
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Woman uses Tinder to prank dozens of men into dating competition

Woman uses Tinder to prank dozens of men into dating competition

She said she was tired of dating apps. Read more ...

Nazi labor camp guard living in New York deported to Germany

Nazi labor camp guard living in New York deported to Germany

Former Nazi concentration camp guard, Jakiw Palij, who has been living in the United States for decades, has been deported to Germany, Read more ...

Missing Iowa student, Mollie Tibbetts, found dead

Missing Iowa student, Mollie Tibbetts, found dead

The body of Mollie Tibbetts, the University of Iowa student who has been missing since July 18, has reportedly been found. Read more ...

'Nothing short of a miracle': Toddlers survive alone for days after wreck...

'Nothing short of a miracle': Toddlers survive alone for days after wreck kills mother

Investigators believe the wreck happened two days earlier and that the 3-year-old boy was able to climb out of the wreckage through a sunroof. Read more ...

‘Near-death experience:' Family sues after child chokes on Dum Dum sucker

‘Near-death experience:' Family sues after child chokes on Dum Dum sucker

The family is seeking tens of thousands of dollars in damages as well as court costs. Read more ...

Companies offering ‘pawternity,' 'fur-ternity' leave for new dog owners

Companies offering ‘pawternity,' 'fur-ternity' leave for new dog owners

“For a lot of people, their pets are their children." Read more ...

Police identify toddler allegedly stabbed to death by dad in full view of...

Police identify toddler allegedly stabbed to death by dad in full view of neighbors

A Texas man suspected of fatally stabbing his 16-month-old son before a neighbor shot him from a second-floor balcony remained hospitalized Monday as authorities revealed the... Read more ...

Jurors in Manafort trial signal split on at least one count

Jurors in Manafort trial signal split on at least one count

Jurors in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign Chairman Paul Manafort passed the judge a note Tuesday asking what they should do if they cannot come to a consensus on one... Read more ...

Warren wants to ban lawmakers from owning individual stocks

Warren wants to ban lawmakers from owning individual stocks

WASHINGTON - Sen. Elizabeth Warren is proposing a bill that would prevent members of Congress from owning individual stocks. “Enough with the spectacle of HHS secretaries and... Read more ...

Didi Gregorius injury update: Shortstop latest Yankees star to hit DL

Didi Gregorius injury update: Shortstop latest Yankees star to hit DL

Gregorius injured his heel in a collision with Kendrys Morales during Sunday's game. Read more ...