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Ford Cuts Ties with Right Wing Climate Denial Group ALEC

Car maker Ford has ended its relationship with the climate-denial lobbyist group ALEC, the Guardian reports, joining tech companies like Google, Facebook, eBay, and Yelp, as well as the energy companies like Shell and BP in distancing themselves from the Koch-funded network. A company spokesman told the watchdog group Center for Media and Democracy “we will not be participating in ...

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Ethan Couch Waives Right To Detention Hearing, Jail Life Is Grim And Confined

Ethan Couch, the “affluenza teen,” waived his right to a detention hearing, which would have determined if he could be released from jail while waiting on his next court date. The Dallas Morning News reports that Couch, 18, remains in an adult jail, and will stay there until February 19, when he attends his next court hearing. During the hearing, ...

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3 Real Life Reasons to Get a Credit Card Right Now

Filed under: Personal Finance, Credit Cards Shutterstock A recent survey indicates that just 61 percent of millennials have at least one credit card. This makes some sense given that new laws about marketing credit to people under the age of 21 have gone into effect in recent years. But now that most millennials are in their young adulthood, we should ...

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Watch Winnipeg Jets prospect play puck right- and left-handed in one move

Those are some serious puck skills. We had to watch that Vine a couple times to confirm the amazing thing we just saw Nikolaj Ehlers do. For the briefest of moments, the Winnipeg Jets prospect switched from playing left-handed to right-handed while handling the puck AT FULL SPEED. How many full-time NHL players can do that, let alone 18-year-olds playing ...

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Determine If a Master’s in Finance Is the Right Move

Applicants should find out which concentrations and electives schools offer when deciding where to go, experts say. If you’re interested in finance, employers are interested in you. The job market may be especially favorable to people with this academic background, according to a January report from the Graduate Management Admission Council. “78 percent of employers who hired Master of Finance ...

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McDonald’s New CEO: Can a Burger-Loving Brit Right the Ship?

Filed under: McDonald’s, Industry News, Food & Beverage, Restaurants, CEOs Shaun Curry, AFP/Getty ImagesMcDonald’s new CEO Steve Easterbrook, shown in 2007 at an industry conference in London. By Neil Maidment LONDON — A decade ago McDonald’s U.K. business needed better menus and a fresh image to catch up with consumer tastes. Now the U.S. firm, facing the same problems but ...

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Need Towels? The Front Desk Is Sending a Robot Right Up

Filed under: Technology, Travel, Travel Industry Getty Images By Justin Solomon Look out, Rosie the Robot, Starwood Hotels’ (HOT) Aloft brand has a taskmaster of its own. His (or her?) name: ALO (pronounced “el-oh”), the chain’s first Botlr (short for robotic butler.) Standing just under 3 feet tall, ALO comes dressed in a vinyl-collared butler uniform and will soon be ...

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In some states, gays fight for right to divorce

Published: December 1, 2013 6:30 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo credit: AP | Dawn Jefferies, right, speaks in Hernando, Miss., about the efforts Lauren Beth Czekala-Chatham, left, has taken to get the state to recognize a same-sex marriage performed in California, so Czekala-Chatham can now divorce that partner she lived with as a couple in DeSoto County, until they separated ...

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Kerry Promises Europe ‘Right Balance’ on NSA Surveillance

Secretary of State John Kerry promised a balance between privacy and protection to Europeans during a speech in Warsaw, Poland Tuesday. Secretary of State John Kerry promised Europeans on Tuesday that the U.S. would strike “the right balance” on surveillance conducted by the National Security Agency, while the Senate faces division on whether or not to continue that surveillance. “We ...

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