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Rent spikes, gig jobs among bills facing legislative action

2 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The California Legislature faces key decisions this week, including trying to reign in police use of force, prevent rent spikes, and alter labor laws affecting workers in the...
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Joining biking trails and bringing money to New England

3 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Mountain bikers will get the chance to see much of New England this summer and help rural economies with a new initiative that brings together more than a half-dozen trail...
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These are the top 10 states that people are moving to

These are the top 10 states that people are moving to

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Business Insider has compiled a list of the 10 US states where the most Americans moved to between 2016 and 2017. Many of the states that top the list are favorites for...
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10 of the most basic cars for people who hate technology

10 of the most basic cars for people who hate technology

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Modern automobiles are being packed with more and more tech features these days. As a result, the selection models for the technophobes among us is thinning. However, there are...
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Trump and Prime Minister Abe took a smiling golf course selfie during the president's flying visit to Japan

Trump and Prime Minister Abe took a smiling golf course selfie during the president's flying visit to Japan

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Donald Trump and his Japanese counterpart, Prime Minister Abe Shinzo, posed for a rare world leader selfie while playing golf during the president's brief trip to Japan...
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The Latest: For Italians, migration and economy top issues

5 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

The Latest on elections for the European Parliament : 12:50 p.m. In Castelbuono, a Medieval mountain town in Sicily's province of Palermo, a steady but sluggish stream of...
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Despite booming economy, millions of Americans still on hard times

Despite booming economy, millions of Americans still on hard times

14 hours ago   |   New York Post

The recession and financial crisis of 2008 never ended for many cash-strapped Americans. While the economy and stock market are booming, and many Americans are enjoying the...
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Trump's Huawei Ban: A Bane for Apple?

1 day ago   |   Fortune

Greetings from Hong Kong. Clay Chandler, filling in for Alan, with CEO Daily's weekly Sino-Saturday edition. When the Trump administration slapped punitive tariffs on Chinese...
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The Largest Free Trade Deal in Nearly a Quarter-Century Seeks to Make Africa a Single Market

The Largest Free Trade Deal in Nearly a Quarter-Century Seeks to Make Africa a Single Market

1 day ago   |   Fortune

The U.S. ditched the Trans-Pacific Partnership, while across the Atlantic, the U.K. is trying to extract itself from the European Union and its single market. But while free...
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Belt and Road to boost China's growth over next four decades

Belt and Road to boost China's growth over next four decades

1 day ago   |   RT

China's Belt and Road Initiative will likely provide significant business opportunities to global economies, according to participants of the 8th China Business Forum in London.
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Stan Lee's former manager was arrested on elder abuse charges after...

Stan Lee's former manager was arrested on elder abuse charges after allegedly trying to control his money before his death

Stan Lee's former business manager Keya Morgan was arrested on elder abuse charges. Before Lee's death in November, Morgan allegedly controlled who could get near him and tried... Read more ...

Trump says he 'smiled' when Kim Jong Un insulted Joe Biden, wasn't...

Trump says he 'smiled' when Kim Jong Un insulted Joe Biden, wasn't 'disturbed' by North Korean missile tests even though his advisers were

President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday that he wasn't "disturbed" by recent North Korean missile tests, even though his advisers were. He said he has "confidence" in North... Read more ...

A yoga instructor who went missing while hiking in Hawaii has been found in...

A yoga instructor who went missing while hiking in Hawaii has been found in 'surprisingly good shape' 2 weeks later

Amanda Eller, 35, went missing while hiking in the Makawao Forest Reserve in Maui on May 8. She was found between two waterfalls down a deep ravine 17 days later, on... Read more ...

Pope Francis compares abortion to 'hiring a hitman' as several US states...

Pope Francis compares abortion to 'hiring a hitman' as several US states attempt to restrict the procedure

Pope Francis said Saturday that abortion was similar to "hiring a hitman," and should not be carried out even if the fetus is deformed or very ill, the Associated Press... Read more ...

Judge halts plan to build parts of border wall

Judge halts plan to build parts of border wall

A federal judge in California has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national... Read more ...

L.L.Bean is having a big Memorial Day sale with 20% off everything through...

L.L.Bean is having a big Memorial Day sale with 20% off everything through the weekend - here are 11 standout deals

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through... Read more ...

Trump is going around Congress to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, and a top...

Trump is going around Congress to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, and a top senator warns it's an 'incredibly dangerous precedent'

President Donald Trump is bypassing Congress to sell $2 billion worth of arms to Saudi Arabia by invoking a loophole in the Arms Control Act. The loophole gives the State... Read more ...

Jayme Closs says her kidnapper 'took away the most important things in my...

Jayme Closs says her kidnapper 'took away the most important things in my life' in powerful statement read at his sentencing hearing

Jake Patterson, who pleaded guilty to kidnapping Jayme Closs and murdering her parents, appeared in court for a sentencing hearing on Friday. In a statement read by Jayme's... Read more ...

In Midst Of Opioid Crisis, FDA May Block New Addiction Drug From Market

In Midst Of Opioid Crisis, FDA May Block New Addiction Drug From Market

A quirk in the law gives an older opioid addiction treatment "orphan drug" status - and a period of exclusive market access. That may prevent some new therapies from reaching... Read more ...

These are the stories behind 24 of the most popular brand names

These are the stories behind 24 of the most popular brand names

Most consumers likely come into contact with at least one of the world's best-known brand names every day. But, few know what these names actually mean. A name is one of the... Read more ...