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Comparably Launches Platform that will Allow Comparing Salary Data

Fri, 03/04/2016 - 08:30

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It's not a comfortable to question someone how much salary do they earn, but often that's a question people are inquisitive about.

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Sporting Goods Retailer, Sports Authority Files for Bankruptcy Protection; Announces Closing 140 Stores

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 05:36

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On Wednesday, Sports Authority, the largest sporting goods retailer in the world filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It then said it will be closing hundred and forty stores in the coming three months.

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Aubrey McClendon Dies in a Car Crash in Oklahoma

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 05:22

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On Wednesday, Aubrey McClendon, the ex- Chief Executive of Chesapeake Energy died in a car crash in Oklahoma. He had a big role to play in the country's shale revolution. The incident happened just one day after the Department of Justice announced that he was indicted on charges of federal bid-rigging and conspiring to keep the prices low that are paid for oil and natural gas leases.

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Demand for hip and knee replacements rise in previous decade

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 03:15

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According to a new report, the demand for hip and knee replacements has increased significantly during the previous decade.

 

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Doctors give cancer destroying vaccine to woman in UK

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 03:02

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A team of doctors in the UK have said that they have injected a patient with a vaccine aimed at destroying tumours everywhere in one of the first of its kind procedure in the world.

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Oil Output in Gulf of Mexico Close to Hitting a record in 2017

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 08:40

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Although the oil prices have hit their record lows and the markets have been reeling with a supply glut, yet by the end of this month, the U. S. government will open close to forty five million acres to oil and natural gas development projects in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Pincus Stepping Down as Zynga’s Chief Executive, Frank Gibeau Taking Over; Stocks Climb

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 08:36

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Mark Pincus, the co-founder of Zynga is stepping down from his role for the second time as a chief executive officer and the news seem to thrill the investors. Frank Gibeau, an ex- executive of Electronic Arts is replacing Mark Pincus.

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Forbes Magazine Published its 30th Annual List of Billionaires; Here’s a Sneak Peek

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 08:31

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The names of billionaires are out yet again with Forbes magazine's 30th annual list of billionaires. This time, once more Greenwich occupied one of the leading positions with eight of Connecticut's thirteen billionaires living there. Donald Trump, the Republican presidential hopeful had also once been a resident.

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Justice Department Charged Aubrey McClendon for Conspiring in Oil and Natural Gas Bidding in Oklahoma

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 08:26

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On Tuesday, the Justice Department announced that Aubrey McClendon, ex- chief executive officer of Chesapeake Energy Corp has been charged for conspiring to rig bids to buy oil and natural gas leases in Oklahoma.

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Study says NHS will shell out £3.3 billion for bed blocking in five years

Tue, 03/01/2016 - 13:33

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A new report has said that the UK's health service is likely to waste around £3.3 billion during the coming five years on "bed blocking" as the number of patients increases in hospitals.

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First US Oil Shipment Leave for Europe after a Forty Year Ban Lift

Sat, 01/30/2016 - 06:58

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Officially America banned export of crude oil in 1975. The move came after two years when OPEC banned oil sales to the U.S. At that time gas prices skyrocketed and cars queued outside of gas stations waiting to fill their tanks.

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In New Policy Move Facebook Prohibits Private Gun Sales on Its Site

Sat, 01/30/2016 - 06:56

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Facebook prohibits certain things to be sold on its flagship social network like marijuana, illegal drugs and pharmaceuticals and now will do the same with sale of guns. The update in Facebook's policy gives one more thrust to curbing transaction of unlicensed guns. The same thing will also be applicable for its Instagram photo-sharing service.

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Under Pressure from Activist Investor Carl Icahn, Xerox Plans a Spinoff this Year

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:41

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Under pressure from influential investors many of the American corporate are spinning off their businesses and this time it's Xerox.

Reportedly, Xerox, the name synonymous to office copiers, decided to spin off its services business from the legacy hardware section. The process is expected to be completed by this year's end.

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California Decides to Retain the System of Paying Rooftop Solar Panel Users for Excess Power

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:39

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Californians who have solar panels installed on their roof tops and generate some excess electricity, have some good news. The state on Thursday decided to retain a system which compensates the users for the excess electricity. It's not the same with all other states like Nevada and Hawaii.

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Women who fell five floors, give birth to healthy baby

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 03:22

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Amy Wigfull, who had fallen five floors while on a holiday in Spain, has given birth to a healthy baby in the United Kingdom.

Amy has suffered massive injuries when she fell down from fifth floor of a hotel while on a family holiday to Malaga, Spain in June of
2014. She had fallen from a fifth floor window while sleep walking in the hotel.

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Fruits and vegetable rich in flavonoids help avoid obesity

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 03:18

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According to a new study, eating enough amounts of fruits and vegetables a compound called flavonoids can help avoid obesity.

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Government Data Shows Hawaii’s Health Enrollment Numbers Reached 13,194; Some Might be Missing Still

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:55

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According to the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, till January 23 about 13,194 residents of Hawaii signed up for HealthCare. gov coverage since the enrollment period started in November.

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Donald J. Trump and Fox News Hitch Still on; Ted Cruz Making Efforts to Win support from Iowa’s Evangelical Voters

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:53

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The Donald J. Trump and Fox News war isn't over yet.

Donald J. Trump, told Fox News to dump debate moderator Megyn Kelly who hosts the Thursday-night show. Reasons are, Trump calling her unfair since August the debate on Fox. If not, Donald J. Trump may just take his viewers elsewhere.

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Higher Oil Price and Healthy Q4 Results Push Key Indexes

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:02

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After dipping the day before, on Tuesday stocks climbed as crude prices made another abrupt turn with a four percent jump.

Energy stocks also moved ahead with the oil price allowing Chevron and Exxon Mobil to make huge gains. Exxon Mobil picked 3.7 percent or $2.72, to $76.70 and Chevron climbed 4 percent or $3.23 to $84.12.

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Sprint Eases Worry of the Investors with Shares Climbing

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:58

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Sprint Corp., the wireless carrier might just have won the worried investors on its side as the company reported gains on Tuesday during its quarterly update.

Customer counts of the company climbed and so did the progress on major elements in the company's complex turnaround plan. Following the report, the company's shares scaled up 18.7 percent.

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