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New Topic on Campus: Civil Discourse 101

WSJ US News - Mi, 08/15/2018 - 14:03
Colleges across the U.S. are teaching students, parents and alumni how to talk politics without going on the attack in an effort to counter growing polarization and nastiness in political discourse.
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Florida's Red Tide Stings Tourist Industry

WSJ US News - Mi, 08/15/2018 - 14:00
A red tide—a natural phenomenon involving an accumulation of algae brought to shore by currents and wind—is killing marine life and hurting the tourism industry across Florida’s west coast.
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Weed-killing chemical linked to cancer found in some children's breakfast foods - CBS News

Google Business News - Mi, 08/15/2018 - 13:45

Weed-killing chemical linked to cancer found in some children's breakfast foods
CBS News
A new report found glyphosate, a weed-killing chemical that some health authorities link to cancer, in a number of popular breakfast foods and cereals marketed to children. The study by the non-profit Environmental Working Group (EWG) discovered trace ...

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Farming Anxiety Grows as Federal Aid Remains Unclear

WSJ US News - Mi, 08/15/2018 - 13:44
Farmers fretting over a trade conflict sparked by President Trump’s tariffs may soon get more details on the $12 billion worth of aid that the administration has pledged, as their concerns mount over market losses.
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Corona-maker Constellation ups bet on cannabis with $4 billion investment in Canopy Growth - CNBC

Google Business News - Mi, 08/15/2018 - 13:35

CNBC

Corona-maker Constellation ups bet on cannabis with $4 billion investment in Canopy Growth
CNBC
Constellation Brands is upping its bet on the cannabis industry, announcing an additional $4 billion stake in Canopy Growth on Wednesday. The maker of Corona and Modelo took a 9.9 percent stake in the Canadian cannabis company in Oct. 2017, which ...

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Should Coffee Come With Cancer Warnings? California Says No - New York Times

Google Business News - Mi, 08/15/2018 - 13:15

New York Times

Should Coffee Come With Cancer Warnings? California Says No
New York Times
In every cup of coffee, there is a chemical linked to cancer. That undisputed fact led a Los Angeles judge to rule this spring that coffee companies must provide cancer warnings to coffee drinkers. The ruling cast a shadow on a daily and often ...
California may backtrack on coffee cancer warning labelsLos Angeles Times

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Should Coffee Come With Cancer Warnings? California Says No - New York Times

Google Business News - Mi, 08/15/2018 - 13:15

New York Times

Should Coffee Come With Cancer Warnings? California Says No
New York Times
That undisputed fact led a Los Angeles judge to rule this spring that coffee companies must provide cancer warnings to coffee drinkers. The ruling cast a shadow on a daily and often essential rite for more than 100 million Americans. But now, the State ...

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WhatsApp Co-Founder's 'Rest and Vest' Reward From Facebook: $450 Million - Wall Street Journal

Google Business News - Mi, 08/15/2018 - 13:05

Wall Street Journal

WhatsApp Co-Founder's 'Rest and Vest' Reward From Facebook: $450 Million
Wall Street Journal
After WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum announced he was leaving Facebook Inc. FB -1.51% in late April, he has continued showing up at least monthly at the social-media giant's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. His incentive for making the appearances: ...
The WhatsApp founder who left Facebook is still employed, in an apparent move to vest remaining stockCNBC
The billionaire cofounder of WhatsApp is 'resting and vesting' — showing up to Facebook and barely working to ...Business Insider

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WhatsApp Co-Founder's 'Rest and Vest' Reward From Facebook: $450 Million - Wall Street Journal

Google Business News - Mi, 08/15/2018 - 13:05

Wall Street Journal

WhatsApp Co-Founder's 'Rest and Vest' Reward From Facebook: $450 Million
Wall Street Journal
After WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum announced he was leaving Facebook Inc. FB 0.59% in late April, he has continued showing up at least monthly at the social-media giant's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. His incentive for making the appearances: ...

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Elizabeth Warren has a plan to save capitalism - Vox

Google Business News - Mi, 08/15/2018 - 12:50

Vox

Elizabeth Warren has a plan to save capitalism
Vox
Elizabeth Warren has a big idea that challenges how the Democratic Party thinks about solving the problem of inequality. Instead of advocating for expensive new social programs like free college or health care, she's introducing a bill Wednesday, the ...
Elizabeth Warren's Accountable Capitalism Act would force companies to look beyond shareholdersFox Business

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The 25 Highest Paying Jobs In America In 2018 - Forbes

Google Business News - Mi, 08/15/2018 - 10:55

Forbes

The 25 Highest Paying Jobs In America In 2018
Forbes
Glassdoor.com, one of the leading job and recruiting websites in the world, recently published a report on the highest paying jobs of 2018. The research analyzed 2018 salary reports submitted by employees, median annual base salary, the number of job ...
These Are the Highest-Paying Jobs in the US Right NowBloomberg
The Top 25 Highest-Paying Jobs in AmericaParade
These are the country's best-paying jobs, with salaries over $100000USA TODAY
CBS News -VentureBeat -USATODAY.com -Glassdoor
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China's markets have stumbled, but its top tech stocks could rise 20% this year, analyst says - CNBC

Google Business News - Mi, 08/15/2018 - 09:50

CNBC

China's markets have stumbled, but its top tech stocks could rise 20% this year, analyst says
CNBC
There's still a lot of upside for Chinese tech giants Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent — known as the BAT stocks — because investors see them as a safe bet, a research analyst told CNBC on Wednesday. That's despite steep losses on Tuesday and Wednesday ...
China Freezes Game Approvals Amid Agency ShakeupBloomberg
Asian gaming stocks tumble as China halts license approvalsReuters
'Monster Hunter' on hold as China hits pause on new video gamesYahoo News
Financial Times -Wall Street Journal -The Sydney Morning Herald -The Information
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Emotional support animals face restrictions in Southwest airlines, Royal Caribbean cruises, reports say - Fox News

Google Business News - Mi, 08/15/2018 - 08:53

Fox News

Emotional support animals face restrictions in Southwest airlines, Royal Caribbean cruises, reports say
Fox News
Anyone requiring an emotional support animal may need a few moments with that pet now: Airlines and cruise ship operators have announced tighter restrictions on such animals traveling by air and sea. Southwest Airlines said Tuesday it is limiting the ...
Royal Caribbean reportedly bans emotional support animals from all cruisesMarketWatch
SEC FORM 4 - SEC.govSEC.gov

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Y Combinator to Set Up China Arm With Ex-Baidu Exec as CEO - Bloomberg

Google Business News - Mi, 08/15/2018 - 07:32

Bloomberg

Y Combinator to Set Up China Arm With Ex-Baidu Exec as CEO
Bloomberg
Former Baidu Inc. executive Qi Lu has been named head of Y Combinator China, marking the American startup incubator's first full-fledged international effort. Y Combinator, which has seeded companies including Airbnb Inc., Stripe Inc., Reddit and ...
Y Combinator to open in ChinaFinancial Times
YC China + Qi Lu - Y CombinatorY Combinator

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Autonomous vehicles are coming. Now comes the hard part. - CNNMoney

Google Business News - Mi, 08/15/2018 - 06:06

CNNMoney

Autonomous vehicles are coming. Now comes the hard part.
CNNMoney
Would you rather surf a giant wave or get crushed by it? That's the choice state and national governments in the United States face as they stare down the coming influx of autonomous vehicles. Self-driving cars are increasingly common sights on roads ...

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Twitter Suspends Alex Jones Over New Tweet

WSJ US News - Mi, 08/15/2018 - 05:36
Twitter suspended far-right talk-show host Alex Jones for violating the social media company’s policies, a reversal amid intensifying public scrutiny and criticism of Mr. Jones’s posts on the platform.
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Roundup for Breakfast? Weed Killer in Landmark Cancer Verdict Found in Kids' Cereals, Other Oat-Based Foods - Environmental Working Group

Google Business News - Mi, 08/15/2018 - 05:33

Environmental Working Group

Roundup for Breakfast? Weed Killer in Landmark Cancer Verdict Found in Kids' Cereals, Other Oat-Based Foods
Environmental Working Group
WASHINGTON – Popular oat cereals, oatmeal, granola and snack bars come with a hefty dose of the weed-killing poison in Monsanto's Roundup, according to independent laboratory tests commissioned by EWG. These new findings come days after a ...

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Democrats Pick Tony Evers to Take on Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

WSJ US News - Mi, 08/15/2018 - 05:27
Wisconsin state schools superintendent Tony Evers emerged from a crowded Democratic primary field for governor on Tuesday and will now try to unseat incumbent Republican Scott Walker as four states hold primaries.
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St. Louis area women say they were denied job because of 'ghetto' name - KMOV.com

Google Business News - Mi, 08/15/2018 - 05:25

KMOV.com

St. Louis area women say they were denied job because of 'ghetto' name
KMOV.com
A St. Louis area woman's Facebook post is going viral after she was denied a job with a local company because of her “ghetto” name. Hermeisha Robinson posted to her page Monday that she applied for a customer service representative position with ...

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Staffers Say Defense Department Official Had Them Run Her Errands

WSJ US News - Mi, 08/15/2018 - 05:24
A top adviser and spokeswoman for Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is under internal investigation for allegedly making staff members run personal errands—and then reassigning them when they complained.
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