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10 things you need to know before the opening bell
Here is what you need to know. Small-business optimism soars. NFIB Small Business Optimism soared to 107.5 in November, hitting its highest level since 1983, according to...
5 minutes ago - Business Insider
Apple's $400 million purchase of Shazam: Lessons from a wounded unicorn
ANALYSIS: Apple's acquisition of Shazam is without a doubt big news for Europe's striving startup scene. What's less clear is whether it's good news or bad news. Founded in...
9 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Sanofi investors hungry for drug progress and deal news
PARIS - Sanofi still needs to convince markets it can deliver on an exciting and sustainable growth path as it contends with fresh difficulties in its vaccines arm and looks...
15 minutes ago - Reuters
Oil hits two-and-a-half year high on pipeline shutdown, stocks take breather
LONDON - Oil prices jumped to their highest in more than two years on Tuesday after the shutdown of a North Sea pipeline knocked out significant supply from an already...
15 minutes ago - Reuters - 3 articles
Ex-CFO of ‘Soup Nazi' inspired company admits to tax evasion
NEW YORK - The former chief financial officer for a company licensing recipes from the real-life chef who inspired the “Soup Nazi” character on “Seinfeld” has admitted to tax...
19 minutes ago - The Seattle Times - 2 articles
Online Social Networks May Ease Interpersonal Anxiety
Have you ever wanted to tell someone about a tough day at work but felt nervous about calling a friend to share what's going on? New research suggests technology in the form of...
21 minutes ago - Psych Central
Win or Lose, Alabama Race Will Hang Over Republicans
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31 minutes ago - Bloomberg
German union calls for strike by pilots at Ryanair
BERLIN - A union is calling on German-based pilots at budget airline Ryanair to strike in a dispute over pay and conditions, though it says there will be no walkouts in the...
33 minutes ago - The Seattle Times - 2 articles
How To Stay Agile While Leading Your Team Through Change
Agile innovation methods have completely changed technology and marketing.
37 minutes ago - Forbes
An early Shazam investor thinks the Apple deal is 'fantastic' - but that Shazam was 7 years too early
Apple confirmed it's buying British music recognition startup Shazam, with sources pegging the deal at $400 million. Shazam raised $140 million from investors, was once valued...
39 minutes ago - Business Insider
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Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017: 'Feminism'
NEW YORK - This may or may not come as a surprise: Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017 is "feminism.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dies at age 65
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee died early Tuesday morning, his office said.
Pentagon says it will allow transgender people to enlist in military...
Despite the president's opposition, the Pentagon says it will allow transgender people to enlist in the military beginning next year.
5 things to watch in Alabama's high stakes Senate race
WASHINGTON - As Alabama votes to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the choice between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones has taken on outsized...
NFL Network analysts suspended over sexual harassment claims
Three NFL Network analysts have been suspended after Jami Cantor, a former wardrobe stylist at the network, filed a complaint against NFL Enterprises alleging sexual harassment...
Turbulent Senate race now in hands of Alabama voters
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Depending on who is making the case, Alabama's special Senate election Tuesday is about either continuing the “Trump miracle” in Washington or allowing...
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying water
GAUHATI, India - Officials in India's northeast are complaining that Chinese construction activity on the upper reaches of one of the largest rivers that flows into India are...
Moore's wife: One of their attorneys ‘is a Jew'
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. - The wife of embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore fought back against accusations that her husband doesn't support blacks or Jews, saying at one...
Trump to send astronauts to the moon - and eventually to Mars
In response to National Space Council's recommendations, the president is seeking to reignite U.S. space policy.
Russian youth activists canvass uphill for opposition leader
MOSCOW - Moscow teenagers Kirill Strizhov and Alexander Pelevin have never known a Russia without President Vladimir Putin. Now, they say, the time has come for a younger...