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Source: Common Domain

Fewer than 25% of college graduates can answer 4 simple money questions correctly

Today 04:15 GMT

Consumer banking firm Sallie Mae released its new “Majoring in Money” study of hundreds of current and recently graduated college students up to age 29 — and one big red flag sticks out: Even college graduates don’t know much about basic financial concepts like interest.

See “7 money moves smart graduates make right after college” and “Everything recent grads need to know about planning for retirement.”

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Source: Common Domain

The No. 1 question Americans ask most about retirement

Today 02:25 GMT

The question Americans ask the search engine most often about retirement: “How much do I need to retire?”. 10 most-asked retirement questions, past year U.S. 1.

Almost 60% of working age people don’t have any retirement assets from an employer-sponsored 401(k) or similar plan, an IRA, or defined-benefit plan, according to the National Institute on Retirement Security.

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Source: The Guradian

'You need to be terrified of me, bitch': Audio raises questions about Hill abuse case

Today 02:25 GMT

A television station aired audio on Thursday it says shows Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill telling his fiancee about punching and using a belt to discipline their son one day after prosecutors reluctantly declined to file charges in a domestic incident.

That’s when they released star running back Kareem Hunt following a video that showed him pushing and kicking a woman in a hotel hallway.

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Source: Fox News

Swalwell refuses to answer Trump 'Russian asset' question despite Mueller report

Today 06:05 GMT

Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., on Wednesday refused to acknowledge that the Mueller Report failed to establish evidence of a criminal conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russia and appeared to double down on his claims that President Trump puts Russia's interest before the U.S.. Swalwell has been one of Trump's most vocal Democratic critics and has announced his bid for the 2020 presidential election.

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Source: Global News

Sri Lankan authorities bring in more people — including foreigners — for questioning after bombings

Today 05:10 GMT

Sri Lankan authorities swept up more people, including foreigners, for questioning on Thursday as they probed deeper into the Easter Sunday bombings, which killed 359 people in potentially the deadliest operation claimed by Islamic State.

WATCH: ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka attacks as new video released purportedly showing 2 more suspects. An explosion occurred in a town east of the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo, on Thursday but there were no casualties, a police spokesman said, adding it was not a controlled explosion like other blasts in recent days and was being investigated.

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Source: The Guradian

What is the US census citizenship question The controversy explained

Thursday 17:16 GMT

The court seemed to be divided along ideological lines, with the five conservative justices showing skepticism about the challenge to the question, while the four liberal justices grilled the Trump administration lawyers.

The citizenship question was on every census between 1890 and 1950, but has not been on the standard census form since then. Currently, the government gets citizenship data from the American Community Survey, which is done every year but only goes out to a small number of US households.

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Source: Fox News

Brian Brenberg: How to nail a job interview begins before it begins

Thursday 15:25 GMT

If this year's graduates want to land a job, there's no way to avoid sitting across the table from a potential employer.

The biggest mistake many young job seekers make is to not think ahead about things like travel time, directions, and weather.

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Source: BBC

NFL Draft 2019: The colourful and controversial Combine questions faced by prospects

Wednesday 09:54 GMT

Where the top college American football players prove themselves to NFL teams before being drafted into some of the richest locker rooms in sport.

The questions in the interview section, in which coaching staff from the NFL's 32 teams quiz prospects on playbooks and personal lives, can be the most puzzling. Menelik Watson went through Combine in 2013 before being picked up in the second round by the Oakland Raiders a couple of months later.

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Source: The Guradian

US census: conservative supreme court justices favor citizenship question for 2020

Thursday 01:30 GMT

The supreme court’s conservative majority seemed ready on Tuesday to uphold the Trump administration’s plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census, despite evidence that millions of Hispanic people and immigrants could go uncounted.

Census bureau experts have concluded that the census would produce a more accurate picture of the US population without a citizenship question because people might be reluctant to say if they or others in their households are not citizens.

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Source: Fox News

Supreme Court weighs census citizenship question. What's at stake?

Wednesday 19:06 GMT

The Supreme Court heard extended oral arguments on Tuesday about the Trump administration’s decision to include a question about citizenship on the 2020 census – a case that could ultimately have lasting implications for the country’s political landscape.

Far, the Supreme Court’s conservative justices seem poised to support the citizenship question, while the liberal justices peppered the government with questions about the plan, according to Fox News.

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Source: Fox News

Deroy Murdock: Trump swiped racist census citizenship question from racist Democrats

Tuesday 20:55 GMT

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear oral arguments on whether or not the Trump administration may ask a simple question on the 2020 Census: “Is this person a CITIZEN of the United States?”

• “I will continue fight [sic] against this nonsense proposal to stoke fear and force immigrants into the shadows,” pledges Senator Robert Menendez, D-N.J.. • Kristen Clarke, president of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, calls the citizenship question “nothing more than a pretext to carry out the Trump Administration’s racist agenda.” • “We must keep up the fight to block this racist, anti-immigrant question from the census,” screams the Daily Kos Liberation League.

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Source: Fox News

Supreme Court conservatives signal possible support for census citizenship question

Wednesday 17:16 GMT

The Supreme Court’s conservative justices signaled possible support Tuesday for the Trump administration’s bid to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census, during a high-stakes argument where partisan lines were quickly drawn.

The four left-leaning justices pressed the solicitor general for the Justice Department to explain the reasoning behind the citizenship question, noting experts at the Census Bureau have said the citizenship question could lead to an undercount of as many as 6.5 million, especially in urban areas.


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