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Source: Common Domain

Stocks tumble. It's their worst day in 3 months

Friday 20:58 GMT

U.S. stocks plunged Thursday as losses for Cisco Systems hurt technology companies while Wal-Mart declined after its latest quarterly report.

High-dividend stocks such as utilities and real estate companies fared slightly better than the rest of the market, although they still finished lower. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks dropped 24.59 points, or 1.8%, to 1,358.94.

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Source: Common Domain

How Mel Gibson's promising indie film went off the rails

Saturday 18:11 GMT

The stars aligned, or so it seemed: Mel Gibson acquired the rights to the nonfiction book, and although it took nearly two decades to put the project together, the movie began filming last year in Dublin, Ireland, with a cast that includes Gibson as James Murray, the Scottish professor who took up the herculean task of compiling the dictionary, and Sean Penn as the mentally unstable American Civil War veteran who became his unexpected collaborator.

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Source: CBS News

Democratic congressman to introduce articles of impeachment

Friday 20:58 GMT

Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tennessee, announced Thursday that he plans to introduce articles of impeachment against President Trump.

The lawyer promised potentially damaging information on the Trump campaign's Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton.

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Source: BBC

How to identify, and handle, a demanding boss

Friday 23:42 GMT

BBC Capital asked a group of experts to identify five different types of boss that can be a challenge to work with, and offer strategies on how to handle each one.

No matter the boss type, Manzoni cautions that attaching labels like demanding or overbearing can ultimately become a self-fulfilling prophecy. “The moment you label someone as difficult you’ve just made them more difficult to work with because you’re not going to give this person the benefit of the doubt anymore and you’re not going to relate with them on a productive level.”

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Source: Global News

This is how to talk to kids about weight without fat shaming them

Friday 23:42 GMT

“You may not realize it, but when you focus on appearance and weight, instead of health and healthy habits, kids experience that as a shaming moment, even if that’s not how you intended it,” she says to Global News. “Change the dialogue to one of health.”

Sometimes, even the most well-intentioned parent can instill a negative body image in their child in an attempt to keep them from gaining weight.

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Source: CBS News

Lawsuit claims Poland Spring water isn't from a spring

Saturday 18:11 GMT

The complaint, which seeks class-action status, claims Poland Spring parent company Nestle Waters North America is actually selling water that doesn't meet the U.S. Food and Drug Administration definition of spring water.

"Poland Spring is 100 percent spring water" and meets FDA regulations that define spring water, as well as federal and state regulations governing spring water, according to the company, which also posted a response to the suit on its website.

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Source: New York Times

Trump Moves to Impede Consumer Lawsuits Against Nursing Homes

Saturday 18:11 GMT

The Trump administration is pushing to scrap a rule that would have made it easier for nursing home residents to sue nursing homes for injuries caused by substandard care, abuse or neglect, bringing its campaign to relax federal regulations to the delicate business of care for older Americans.

The push would undo a rule issued by the Obama administration that would have prevented nursing homes from requiring that consumers agree to resolve any disputes through arbitration rather than litigation.

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Source: Common Domain

Musical Mansion to Reappear on the Market In Nashville

Friday 20:58 GMT

A Nashville, Tennessee, mansion that’s been home to a veritable who’s who of the music business will return to the market next week and is hoping to hit the right note with its $4.2 million asking price.

Ms. Hinegardner and Krista Jameson of The Paula Hinegardner Group and Keller Williams Luxury Homes International are the listing agents.

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Source: Common Domain

Roger Taney statue removed from Maryland State House grounds overnight

Saturday 11:44 GMT

Under the cover of night, a work crew removed the statue of former Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger B. Taney from the grounds of the State House, ending the monument’s 145-year perch on the prominent spot in Annapolis.

She was pleased that Baltimore had removed its Taney statue and three Confederate monuments, and felt fortunate to witness the Taney removal in Annapolis. "It was a beautiful thing to wake up and see something so beautiful happened when I was asleep," said Norman, 27.. "It was nice to see Annapolis get prettier tonight," said her companion, 30-year-old Ian Wolfe of Frederick.

Source: New York Times

Australia Plans More Barriers in Public Spaces After Attacks in Spain

Today 13:37 GMT
Source: Common Domain

The scheme to pump desert water to L.A. could destroy the Mojave. California's Legislature needs to block it

Today 13:37 GMT
Source: Washington Post

How to watch today’s solar eclipse in Washington, Va., and Md.

Today 13:37 GMT
Source: Common Domain

10 sailors missing, 5 injured after Navy destroyer collides with tanker near Singapore

Today 13:37 GMT
Source: The Guradian

North Korea warns Australia that supporting Trump is a 'suicidal act'

Today 13:36 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Trump expected to announce Afghanistan troop boost

Today 13:37 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Heavenly influence: how an eclipse affects events on Earth

Today 13:37 GMT
Source: New York Times

Jo Walker-Meador, 93, Dies; Raised Country Music’s Profile

Saturday 21:49 GMT
Source: New York Times

‘I Love Winds’: David Lynch on the Sound of ‘Twin Peaks’

Friday 19:07 GMT
Source: Common Domain

The average American saves less than 5%, so how are you doing?

Sunday 10:50 GMT
Source: CBS News

9/11 victim fund granted contracts worth millions to official's law firm

Sunday 17:15 GMT
Source: NBC News

'Do you recognize me' See the makeover that left these daughters shocked

Sunday 14:30 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Finance Chiefs Look to Free Up Working Capital Ahead of Rate Increases

Today 13:37 GMT
Source: BBC

FTSE chief executives' median pay 'down almost 20%'

Today 13:36 GMT

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