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‘Schmoozing' fuels pay gap between men and women, study finds

‘Schmoozing' fuels pay gap between men and women, study finds

1 day ago   |   New York Post

The old boys' club is still holding women back, according to a new study. But the culprit behind 38 percent of today's gender pay gap isn't straight-out sexism. It is, rather...
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Texas A&M campuses to become smoke, tobacco free in 2020

1 day ago   |   ABC

Back in October, the university banned vaping and e-cigarettes. Now, Texas A&M is expanding the ban.
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Barking Hero Dog Saves Family Of Five From Raging House Fire

1 day ago   |   CBS

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A Georgia family of five credits their dog with saving them from an overnight fire that caused extensive damage to their home. Savannah firefighters said the...
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NYPD drops case against hemp dealer - but may keep his haul

NYPD drops case against hemp dealer - but may keep his haul

1 day ago   |   New York Post

The NYPD's case against a hemp wholesaler went up in smoke Tuesday - but what happens to the confiscated pot of pot now is anyone's guess. The Brooklyn DA's Office told a judge...
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MBTA Green Line service suspended downtown after ‘sparks and smoke'

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

Green Line service is suspended between Haymarket and Park Street stations Tuesday after riders witnessed sparks shooting out of overhead wires. “Sparks and smoke emanated from...
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Ohio firefighters terminated for hazing, bullying colleague

Ohio firefighters terminated for hazing, bullying colleague

1 day ago   |   New York Post

Three Ohio firefighters - including a high-ranking captain - have been terminated for hazing a colleague by physically and verbally abusing him, documents show. Trustees in...
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With PG&E $13.5 Billion Fire Settlement, How Much Is Left After Taxes?

1 day ago   |   Forbes

Most money in fire cases is taxable, and victims who do not reinvest in time may have big capital gains. Health problems from smoke inhalation or from the exacerbation of...
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‘Toxicity Is Very, Very High.' Sydney Chokes in Hazardous Haze as Wildfires Spread

1 day ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Wildfires engulfed the Australian city of Sydney on Tuesday in haze so thick in some places it was 11 times worse than the level considered “hazardous,” and was apt to trigger...
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Bushfire smoke sees Big Boat Challenge abandoned

2 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

SYDNEY - Smoke from bushfires surrounding Sydney has caused the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia to abandon the Big Boat Challenge, a traditional prelude to the annual Sydney...
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Gun registered to dead man recovered by Salinas PD, 2 arrested

Gun registered to dead man recovered by Salinas PD, 2 arrested

2 days ago   |   KSBW

According to the Salinas Police Department, officers came across a group of people smoking and drinking in a closed business park. When officers approached the group they saw...
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Bullied fan's T-shirt design helps raise $950K for nonprofit

Bullied fan's T-shirt design helps raise $950K for nonprofit

Sales of a University of Tennessee T-shirt designed by a bullied fourth-grade boy in Florida have raised nearly $1 million for an anti-bullying organization. Read more ...

Fears mount that New Jersey shooting was anti-Semitic attack

Fears mount that New Jersey shooting was anti-Semitic attack

Fears that a deadly shooting at a Jewish market in Jersey City, New Jersey, was an anti-Semitic attack are mounting, with authorities recounting how a man and woman... Read more ...

Inspector General Michael Horowitz gives opening statement to Senate

Inspector General Michael Horowitz gives opening statement to Senate

The Justice Department's internal watchdog said that FBI agents involved in the investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election failed to “meet the basic... Read more ...

District officials 'sickened' by swastika, Confederate flag paintings near...

District officials 'sickened' by swastika, Confederate flag paintings near elementary school

An Iowa man living next door to an elementary school placed one painting of a Nazi flag and several more depicting Confederate flags on his front lawn. Read more ...

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg named Time's 2019 Person of the Year

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg named Time's 2019 Person of the Year

The 16-year-old Swedish climate activist is the youngest person to be named a Time Person of the Year. Read more ...

Deadly New Jersey shootout started with 'targeted' attack on kosher market...

Deadly New Jersey shootout started with 'targeted' attack on kosher market, officials say

Jersey City investigators don't yet know why the shooters attacked Jewish kosher deli, and therefore they aren't labeling the attack as anti-Semitic. Read more ...

Belgian child prodigy leaving university to study in US

Belgian child prodigy leaving university to study in US

Nine-year-old child prodigy Laurent Simons, who was due to finish his studies in electrical engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology , has left his university... Read more ...

Partisan battles erupt as Judiciary begins final phase of impeachment

Partisan battles erupt as Judiciary begins final phase of impeachment

The House Judiciary Committee began formal consideration of two impeachment articles against President Donald Trump on Wednesday night, with a final vote expected the following... Read more ...

Attention, 'Gilmore Girls' fans: You can now have lunch at Lorelai Gilmore's...

Attention, 'Gilmore Girls' fans: You can now have lunch at Lorelai Gilmore's house

Sorry, Sookie won't be preparing the meal. Read more ...

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg named Time's 2019 Person of the Year

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg named Time's 2019 Person of the Year

The 16-year-old Swedish climate activist is the youngest person to be named a Time Person of the Year. Read more ...