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For dropouts and other workers on the edge, employers have jobs and are adapting to find them

9 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

In a solid economy, employers seek out those on margins of labor force.
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Business warming to greener economy that combats climate change

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

The trends in corporate America, and the environmental movement, are too strong to bend to current anti-environment rhetoric.
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Teachers, others demand wage hikes at protest in Poland

4 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Thousands of state employees in Poland, including teachers, firefighters and health workers, have protested in Warsaw to demand higher wages and workplace changes. Poland's...
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'TOO LATE': 4 charts about the fragility of the markets that ought to make investors scared

'TOO LATE': 4 charts about the fragility of the markets that ought to make investors scared

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The S&P 500 hit a "double top" like it did in 2000 and 2007. Emerging market debt is set to hit 200% of GDP. A huge amount of US corporate debt is coming due in the next few...
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Before and after photos show how dead golf courses are being transformed into housing, parks, and flood protection systems

Before and after photos show how dead golf courses are being transformed into housing, parks, and flood protection systems

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Golf is steadily losing players. When the Sports & Fitness Industry Association released data on the number of players in 2015, it showed the sport's lowest point in recent...
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Monday is “T Day” for US-China Relations

7 hours ago   |   Fortune

Monday is T-Day in the escalating trade war between the US and China-as in T for tariffs. That's the day when President Trump's threat to impose duties of up to 25% on more...
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's errant claims on Kavanaugh, economy

7 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Juggling a suddenly hot-potato Supreme Court nomination and midterm-election jousting, President Donald Trump flubbed facts across a broad front over the past...
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Economy growing despite renewed U.S. interest in oil production

10 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

DALLAS - America's rediscovered prowess in oil production is shaking up old notions about the impact of higher crude prices on the U.S. economy. It has long been conventional...
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Baloney Meter: Do Liberal policies mean a typical family is $2,000 richer?

10 hours ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - “Our plan - to invest in people, to strengthen and grow the middle class, and to build an economy that works for everyone - is working. By this time next year, a...
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Raw sewage in streets: Cholera is Zimbabwe's latest crisis

12 hours ago   |   National Post

HARARE, Zimbabwe - Raw sewage flows freely in some streets of Zimbabwe's capital, posing a deadly challenge to the recently elected president who has promised the troubled...
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Prison guards find $17.8 million worth of cocaine in shipment of donated bananas

Prison guards find $17.8 million worth of cocaine in shipment of donated bananas

It was a fruitful morning for a pair of prison guards who uncovered some monkey business when they spotted $17.8 million of cocaine hidden inside a shipment of bananas. Read more ...

3 children and 3 adults wounded in early-morning knife attack at New York...

3 children and 3 adults wounded in early-morning knife attack at New York day care center

Six people, including three children, are in New York hospitals with knife wounds, after an incident at a daycare in Queens at 3:40 a.m. on Friday morning. Police told NBC that... Read more ...

China reportedly cancels trade talks with US as tariff threats escalate

China reportedly cancels trade talks with US as tariff threats escalate

SHANGHAI - China has canceled upcoming trade talks with the United States and will not send vice-premier Liu He to Washington next week, the Wall Street Journal reported... Read more ...

PayPal bans Alex Jones' Infowars for hate speech

PayPal bans Alex Jones' Infowars for hate speech

Payments processor PayPal said on Friday it decided to end its business relationship with popular conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' Infowars Web site after finding instances of... Read more ...

Trump's media allies are pushing him to fire Rod Rosenstein 'immediately'...

Trump's media allies are pushing him to fire Rod Rosenstein 'immediately' after the bombshell New York Times story

President Donald Trump's allies in conservative media asked him to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein "immediately" on Friday after a New York Times bombshell. The... Read more ...

Trump walks back his decision to declassify sensitive Russia docs after the...

Trump walks back his decision to declassify sensitive Russia docs after the DOJ and key US allies caution against it

President Trump said Friday that he was reconsidering his order to declassify and release sensitive documents related to the ongoing Russia investigation and the FBI's... Read more ...

People are complaining that Apple Store sales systems went down on new...

People are complaining that Apple Store sales systems went down on new iPhone release day, and they can't get their new phones

Apple's newest phones, the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, went on sale on Friday. One way to make sure you get the latest iPhone or Apple Watch on launch day is to reserve the... Read more ...

PayPal is cutting off Alex Jones and says it will no longer do business with...

PayPal is cutting off Alex Jones and says it will no longer do business with InfoWars because it promotes 'hate and discriminatory intolerance'

PayPal just announced that it will stop providing any services to InfoWars, the website created by Alex Jones that promotes conspiracy theories. The payment processing company... Read more ...

Our 7 best bets for Week 4 of the college football season

Our 7 best bets for Week 4 of the college football season

Another weekend, another full slate of college football action. After a rough start to the year, we're now riding two straight winning weeks of picks thanks to TCU playing to a... Read more ...

Trump's former lawyer reportedly wanted to cover Manafort's and Gates' legal...

Trump's former lawyer reportedly wanted to cover Manafort's and Gates' legal fees, but backed off when associates warned him it would look like an attempt at obstruction

John Dowd, President Donald Trump's former lead defense attorney, reportedly tried to help pay the legal fees for Paul Manafort and Rick Gates earlier this year. At one point... Read more ...