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Source: Common Domain

Why this week’s jump by 2-year Treasury yields is a ‘big deal’ for stock-market bulls

Today 09:01 GMT

Indeed, the dollar’s weakness in 2017 despite continued underlying U.S. economic growth and the prospect of further tightening by the Fed, which has already delivered two rate increases this year, wrong-footed and perplexed a number of currency traders.

Investors weren’t too ruffled by the outcome of the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting, but it did appear to foster one market development that should cheer stock market bulls, according to Renaissance Macro’s Jeff deGraaf.

Source: ABC News

Public prefers Obamacare to Graham-Cassidy, 56-33% (POLL)

Today 09:02 GMT

The public supports Obamacare over the proposed Graham-Cassidy bill by 56-33 percent in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll.

Americans preferred Obamacare to that plan by 50-24 percent, again with a 20-point advantage for the current law in strong sentiment. The result is similar to public views on the previous GOP repeal-and-replace effort, which failed in July.

Source: Common Domain

How Companies Can Foster Friendships in the Office (and Why They Should Want To)

Today 09:00 GMT

In the end, it is a win-win-win: Good for the employee who recommended a friend, good for the friend who comes to a place already knowing somebody, and good for the business, which now has two people who are happier and more likely to stay on the job.

Managers benefit from these friendships because workers are more committed to the organization when they have friends at work. Friendship is related to higher levels of employee engagement, better morale and more of a feeling of community.

Source: CBS News

HHS watchdog investigating Tom Price's travel

Today 09:01 GMT

The Health and Human Services' inspector general is now investigating HHS Secretary Tom Price's reported frequent use of government-funded private charter planes for work, CBS has confirmed, making Price the second cabinet member whose travel is under review by an agency watchdog.

"OIG is conducting a review of Secretary Price's federal travel using chartered aircraft," HHS OIG spokeswoman Teisa Williams told CBS. "The review focuses on whether the travel complied with federal travel regulations, but may encompass other issues related to the travel. "We take this matter very seriously, and when questions arose about potentially inappropriate travel, we immediately began assessing the issue.

Source: BBC

Man Utd reports record revenues

Friday 19:11 GMT

In its results statement the club said: "Tax expense for the year was £17.3m, compared to £12.5m in the prior year, primarily due to the increase in profit before tax and a reduction in foreign exchange gains on US dollar-denominated deferred tax assets."

In a year when it won the Europa League and EFL Cup, the club also signed 12 sponsorship deals, and saw commercial and matchday revenues increase.

Source: Global News

Once bullied for loving bugs, 8-year-old Sarnia girl is now a published author

Friday 16:24 GMT

How many people can say they co-authored a study that was published in a scientific journal when they were eight years old?

It’s a rare achievement Sophia Turner of Sarnia, Ont., accomplished this year when her love of all things creepy crawly caught the eye of the Entomological Society of Canada. “The first time Sophia discovered bugs she was two [and] it was while visiting the Butterfly Conservatory in Niagara Falls,” her mom Nicole Turner told Global News.

Source: CBS News

Airfares are rising for many travelers rise due to bag fees

Friday 12:44 GMT

One study found that airlines with bag fees lowered fares to appear more competitive and then made up the lost revenue in bag fees.

Congress told the Transportation Department to issue new rules requiring quick automatic refunds for bag fees when checked luggage isn't delivered, but the department hasn't yet acted on the directive.

Source: New York Times

48 Hours in London with Gigi Hadid

Today 09:01 GMT

It’s early Monday afternoon at the Tommy Hilfiger showroom in Knightsbridge, West London — a four-story monument to preppy American style in bright primary colors — and Gigi Hadid, the 22-year-old half-Dutch half-Palestinian model is showing me the collection she codesigned with Hilfiger, titled Tommy X Gigi, that will be shown at the historic music venue The Roundhouse the following night.

Hadid designs the Tommy x Gigi line, now in its third season, which has succeeded in the see-now-buy-now model, where other brands have failed.

Source: NBC News

How one blogger saved up an $1000 emergency fund in just 90 days

Friday 21:53 GMT

She has an emergency fund that will cover her expenses if she loses her job or has medical bills her insurance won’t cover.

Paying your bills with a credit card will cost you more in the long run, she explains, whereas an emergency fund carries no interest. “It’s money that is there for the things that are going to happen in your life whether you want them to or not,” says Beck.

Source: The Guradian

Indiana teenager 'glad to be alive' after spending 60 hours locked inside cave

Today 09:01 GMT

Indiana University freshman Lukas Cavar was on a spelunking trip to Sullivan Cave about 10 miles south of Bloomington when he became separated on Sunday afternoon from 12 other members of the university’s caving club.

A message posted by the Caving Club’s president on a website for Indiana University student organizations said the club’s “rigorous protocols” for accounting for members during cave excursions had failed. “We had a failure in our leadership to closely follow all these safety procedures,” the message states.

Source: New York Times

Acclaimed French Chef to Michelin: Take My Stars, Please

Today 09:00 GMT

Sébastien Bras, at 46, one of France’s most celebrated chefs, has stunned the French culinary world with an unlikely plea: Take my three Michelin stars away.

“It’s a big surprise, because we are the children of Michelin, and we all put so much hope in those stars,” said Laurent Petit, the chef whose restaurant Le Clos des Sens in southeastern France has two stars. Calling the quest for the stars “a dream and a game,” he added, “I don’t understand Mr. Bras’s decision, but I respect it.”

Source: ABC News

Trump claims Chinese banks won't do business with North Korea

Friday 17:19 GMT

"I'm very proud to tell you that as you may have just heard moments ago, China, their central bank has told their other banks --that's a massive banking system-- to immediately stop doing business with North Korea," Trump said at the United Nations alongside South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. "Again, I want to just say and thank President Xi of China for the very bold move he made today.

Source: Common Domain

These homes are still worth less than they were in 2007

Today 09:00 GMT

The share of homes nationwide now worth more than they were prior to the Great Recession rose to 52.6% in August, according to data released Thursday by real-estate website Zillow ZG, -0.70%

In Detroit, just 10.6% of homes in the bottom-third of the market have returned to their peak values, while roughly two-thirds of the most expensive tier has recovered what was lost in the recession, the most re. And there are markets where few homes have reached their previous highs.

Source: Global News

Mastermind Toys eyes expansion in Canada as Toys ‘R’ Us flounders

Today 09:00 GMT

READ MORE: Toys ‘R’ Us files for bankruptcy protection in Canada, all stores to remain open. The latest evidence is the bankruptcy filing this week of big-box chain Toys “R” Us, and parallel proceedings by its Canadian subsidiary.

Other questions, answered. However, he added, Mastermind Toys may be moving too fast for a boutique toy store that is a small segment of the overall toy market in Canada – which topped $2 billion in 2016, according to the NPD Group.

Source: BBC

BBC One reveals new primetime pop show

Today 09:00 GMT

James, who got his break in student radio, has hosted Radio 1's drivetime show since 2012, and reveals the Official Charts every Friday.

"We have been missing a primetime music show from our TV screens for far too long so it's fair to say being part of Sounds Like Friday Night is something I'm really, really excited about," said James in a statement. "One thing that's fantastic about the show is being able to provide new and emerging acts a home alongside the megastars, introducing them to a new audience."

Source: CBS News

Disability backlog tops 1 million; thousands die on waitlist

Sunday 14:30 GMT
Source: CBS News

Honoring the chief carver of Mount Rushmore

Sunday 14:30 GMT
Source: Common Domain

The Week My Husband Left And My House Was Burgled I Secured A Grant To Begin The Project That Became BRCA1

Sunday 14:30 GMT
Source: Washington Post

With little to lose, Democrats cautiously share the driver’s seat with Trump

Sunday 17:16 GMT
Source: Washington Post

Trump’s claim there were long gas lines in North Korea has residents puzzled

Tuesday 11:47 GMT
Source: New York Times

Chips Off the Old Block: Computers Are Taking Design Cues From Human Brains

Sunday 11:45 GMT
Source: DW

Formula One Live: Singapore Grand Prix!

Sunday 14:30 GMT
Source: CBS News

Teen suffers vision loss after parasite found living in his eye

Friday 16:24 GMT
Source: DW

Miss Turkey loses title for a tweet too far

Today 09:02 GMT
Source: BBC

Alarm as 'super malaria' spreads

Today 09:00 GMT
Source: CBS News

Suspected Starbucks armed robber may sue man who overpowered him

Friday 17:19 GMT
Source: New York Times

Berkeley Students Speak Out About Free Speech

Today 09:02 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Trapped under the rubble, the fate of earthquake victim 'Frida Sofia' has captivated and confused Mexicans. Who is she really?

Friday 17:19 GMT
Source: DW

Dortmund fire department evacuates hundreds from apartment complex

Friday 15:29 GMT

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