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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

9 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Here is what you need to know. 1. WeWork cofounder and CEO Adam Neumann reportedly sold shares he owned in the company and took loans worth $700 million. The news comes as...
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As 'superstar' cities keep winning, worrisome U.S. divide widens

11 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

In the depths of the financial crisis, when the world was shunning debt and battening down for the worst, city officials here zagged in what seemed a preposterous direction and...
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As ‘superstar' cities keep winning, worrisome U.S. divide widens

13 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

NASHVILLE - In the depths of the financial crisis, when the world was shunning debt and battening down for the worst, city officials here zagged in what seemed a preposterous...
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WATCH: Animation shows permanent lunar outpost's mesmerizing dance around the Moon

WATCH: Animation shows permanent lunar outpost's mesmerizing dance around the Moon

33 minutes ago   |   RT

After seemingly endless lines of calculation, the European Space Agency has finally settled on an orbit for the Gateway space station, the world's first permanent lunar outpost.
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DRC health workers optimistic after WHO's Ebola announcement

35 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

The world health organization has now declared the Ebola outbreak an international public health emergency.
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Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it pays to act quickly'

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it pays to act quickly'

43 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

World stocks jumped on Friday after comments from two Federal Reserve officials cemented traders' expectations of a cut to interest rates later this month. "You don't need to...
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Athletics-Record consumed Taylor but still belongs to Edwards

2 hours ago   |   National Post

Four years ago, Jonathan Edwards' triple jump world record seemed sure to go. American Christian Taylor had just come within eight centimeters of the Briton's 1995 mark of...
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Japan Is Among the World's Safest Countries, Though It Has a Grisly Record of Mass Violence

2 hours ago   |   Time

A 41-year-old man shouting “you die!” ran into an anime studio in Kyoto and set it ablaze Thursday morning, killing 33 people and injuring 36 others. Police said the man...
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Picture this: Blondie tour comes to Boston

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Blondie came up in the insanely fertile, absurdly cool '70s New York City rock scene. Alongside the Ramones, Talking Heads, New York Dolls and more, the Debbie Harry-fronted...
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TV and radio listings: July 19

6 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Your daily guide to the world of sports on television and radio.
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Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

It will be “Biden and Harris Round 2” at the second Democratic debates. The lineups for the Democratic presidential primary debates at the end of the month were drawn at random... Read more ...

Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia, son of former Supreme Court justice, for...

Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia, son of former Supreme Court justice, for labor secretary

President Donald Trump tweets that Scalia "is highly respected not only as a lawyer, but as a lawyer with great experience working with labor and everyone else." Read more ...

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns

What a tangled web a Nebraska woman weaved about a sculpture she thought depicted devil horns - but is actually Spider-Man's hands. “It is a sculpture of two hands open... Read more ...

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

ATLANTA - Stephen Strasburg had a three-run homer among his three hits and set a franchise-record for a pitcher with five RBIs, as the surging Washington Nationals beat the... Read more ...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never learned about NASA's Apollo 11 mission

Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to walk on the moon . In the years since, behind-the-scenes... Read more ...

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will...

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will have to wait in jail for his trial on sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy charges

US District Judge Richard Berman announced his decision to deny wealthy financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein 's bail request Thursday morning in the US District... Read more ...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted of woman's murder

Jurors deliberated less than an hour before reaching a guilty verdict. Read more ...

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

President Trump has picked one of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's five sons as his next secretary of labor. "I am pleased to announce that it is my intention to... Read more ...

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House Democrats approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade. Read more ...

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it...

Stocks are jumping after two Fed officials signal rate cuts are coming - 'it pays to act quickly'

World stocks jumped on Friday after comments from two Federal Reserve officials cemented traders' expectations of a cut to interest rates later this month. "You don't need to... Read more ...