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Amazon paid $15 million for Woody Allen’s new movie

Amazon is in the midst of a TV and movie spending spree, an apparent attempt to beat out streaming rivals like Netflix and Hulu by outbuying them. Amazon Studios has done deals with directors Jim Jarmusch, Spike Lee, Todd Solondz, and Terry Gilliam that will see their movies arrive on Amazon Prime, and has spent lavishly on its own range of original TV shows, ...

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Pitbull, Nick Jonas — Our Quinceanera Price Tag … More than a Million!!!

Exclusive Details Kylie Jenner‘s Sweet 16 looks like a Chuck E. Cheese’s party compared to a Quinceanera thrown by a Texas family that dropped more than 2 million bucks to score performances by Pitbull and Nick Jonas. Maya Henry has a very rich dad — personal injury lawyer Thomas J. Henry — something he made clear with a lavish Latina coming of age ...

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20 million people watched Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 3 live stream

Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 3 fashion show / listening party is starting to wrap up over at Madison Square Garden, and the early viewership numbers are insane. According to a Tidal press release, over 20 million people attempted to watch the stream at its peak. It’s unclear how viewership held up throughout the broadcast, which stretched out over almost two ...

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IRS: Martin Shkreli Owes $4.5 Million in Unpaid Taxes

Last month, the Internal Revenue Service filed a federal tax lien against Martin Shkreli, alleging that he owes the government quite a bit of money—$ 4,628,928.55, to be precise. Shkreli, who is facing federal securities fraud charges in Brooklyn, allegedly owes $ 3,431.85 from 2013 and $ 4,625,496.70 from 2014. The lien was prepared on December 18, 2015 and filed ...

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Body Mass Index: BMI Is An Inaccurate Measure Of Healthy Weight, 54 Million People Branded As Unhealthy

Body mass index (BMI) has been used for years as a measure of healthy weight. However, a recent joint study by researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara and UCLA found the measure to be flawed. According to the findings published in the International Journal of Obesity, as many as 54 million Americans categorized as obese or overweight by ...

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Medicare Costs To Jump In 2016: 15 Million Americans Forced To Pay Higher Premiums?

Medicare costs are expected to jump significantly in 2016. Though about 15 million Americans could be affected, there could be a small window of opportunity for a few beneficiaries if they act now. Millions of Americans, the majority of them old and infirm, will now have to brace themselves for higher premiums of Medicare. However, those who have been getting ...

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Obamacare ‘Unaffordable’ For 105 Million, Health Study Finds

Obamacare (aka the Affordable Care Act) isn’t quite as affordable as initially reported, according to a new study from the non-partisan American Health Policy Institute (AHPI). The organization arrived at its findings by first going to the ACA itself and examining how the law defines “affordable.” From the study. “Coverage is deemed to be not ‘affordable’ according to the ACA ...

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Target Agrees to Pay $3.9 Million in False-Advertising Suit

Filed under: Company News, Retail, Advertising & Marketing, Target, Scandals and Lawsuits Paul Sakuma/AP SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — Target has agreed to pay nearly $ 4 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Northern California prosecutors that alleged the retailer charged higher prices than advertised, prosecutors said Tuesday. The lawsuit also alleges the Minneapolis-based company misrepresented the weights of products ...

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Texting Scammers to Pay $10 Million to Settle FTC Suit

Filed under: Consumer Ally, Consumer Protection, Junk Mail and Telemarketing, Ripoffs & Scams mast3r/Shutterstock Three sets of companies accused of bombarding millions of consumers with texts that set them up for scams of all sorts — including unauthorized cell phone charges, illegal telemarketing calls and fake offers for free gift cards — agreed to pay $ 10 million to settle ...

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Google, Microsoft, and other tech companies want to get 100 million students coding in one year

Google, Microsoft, and other major names in tech are joining together with the nonprofit Code.org in a major fundraising drive that hopes to introduce 100 million students to coding. Code.org wants to bring its computer science courses into tens of thousands of new classrooms over the next year, and it says that it’ll need $ 5 million in order to ...

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