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Samsung warns of more Galaxy Note delays amid battery explosion claims

SEOUL (Reuters) - Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday shipments of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone are being delayed as the firm conducts additional quality control testing for the premium device. ...



Why 2016 is not like 1964 and 1972

Nadia Hassan writes: I saw your article in Slate. For what its worth, this new article, “Ideologically Extreme Candidates in U.S. Presidential Elections, 1948–2012,” by Marty Cohen, Mary McGrath, Peter Aronow, and John Zaller,...



Why I Invest in Stocks…Why do You?

I am turning 51 next month. I can’t believe how time is speeding up. I am only 10 years older than Vanguard which turns 40 today. Vanguard seems to be a bit healthier than me. Josh ran some Vanguard numbers on his blog which are...



COOPERMAN: 'Netflix is an acquisition candidate for somebody' (NFLX, FDC, C)

Leon Cooperman is done with Netflix for now. The hedge fund legend told CNBC on Wednesday that the video-streaming company is no longer in his portfolio for "no particular reasons." "I think ultimately Netflix is going to...



The 3 biggest potential busts at every position in your 2016 fantasy football draft

The 3 biggest potential busts at every position in your 2016 fantasy football draftDon't look now, but fantasy football season is right around the corner. Over one week, we'll be previewing the four major positions in fantasy football. Top it...



Wall Street Journal Warns that President Obama's Target on Global Warming Could Cost Half as Much as Iraq/Afghan Wars

That is what they warned, but they didn't quite put it to readers that way. Instead the subhead warned that meeting President Obama's goal of reducing emissions by 80 percent by 2050 would cost $5.28 trillion. Yes folks, that sounds pretty...



Researchers think they've found a great white shark nursery right off the coast of Long Island

Researchers think they've found a great white shark nursery right off the coast of Long Island There are few places in the world where it's possible to find a baby great white shark.We've known that nurseries for these mysterious and...



Morning News: August 31, 2016

Africa’s Biggest Economy Has Crashed Into Recession Euro-Area Inflation Undershoots Forecast Before ECB Meeting Apple Ireland Ruling Could Be the End of Easy European Tax Deals Two Fed Officials Offer Different Views on Risks From Low Rates Why...



Nicholas Schorsch 'dumpster fire' of bad PR spreads to Cetera in form of very public CEO uncertainty

RIABiz sources for Friday article stand by contention that Larry Roth will make way for Robert Moore at CEO -- precipitating de facto gag order on 9,000 IBD reps Nicholas Schorsch's purchase and disgorgement of Cetera...



YouTube Brings D.C. to N.Y., L.A.

YouTube wants its creators to feel presidential. YouTube Spaces director of production and programming Chris D’Angelo said in a blog post that the Google-owned video-sharing site unveiled election-themed sets at its YouTube Space LA (Los...



George Soros is using his massive wealth to reshape the US justice system

George Soros, the billionaire financier, is ponying up serious cash to reform the US criminal justice system. Soros has pumped over $3 million into seven local district-attorney campaigns in six states in the past year, reports Politico.  Soros...



Pediatricians get tough on parents who are anti-vaccine

Pediatricians get tough on parents who are anti-vaccineBy Susana Victoria Perez, VeuerAs the school year kicks off, the issue of vaccinations is at the forefront once again -- and the nation's pediatricians are not being shy about urging parents to...



The Pre-Roll Dilemma: Make Better Ads or Be Eaten By the Ad Blockers

Nothing causes a hair-pulling tantrum quite like a 30-second spot for Swiffer WetJet that interrupts site visitors from the central focus of their visit: the news video. It’s no wonder ad blocking and ad skipping have become so pervasive,...



Hillary Clinton's email headache may be about to get even bigger

Hillary Clinton's email headache may be about to get even biggerCNN reported Tuesday that the FBI could release its full report on the Hillary Clinton email investigation as early as Wednesday — prolonging the email story that's...



A top ISIS official's death could have major implications for the future of the group

A top ISIS official's death could have major implications for the future of the groupThe death of the ISIS leader who oversaw external attacks could have significant implications for the group as it pivots from seizing territory in the Middle...



Google Takes on Uber With New Ride-Share Service

Google is moving onto Uber’s turf with its own ride-sharing service in San Francisco that would help commuters carpool at far cheaper rates, jumping into a booming but fiercely competitive...



Singer Chris Brown Accused of Threatening Woman With Gun...

Singer Chris Brown Accused of Threatening Woman With Gun...(Third column, 13th story, link)Related stories:Police Retrieve Weapons, Drugs During Standoff... ...



Icahn: Ackman backed into corner on HLF

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn rejected any assertion Tuesday that he is backed into a corner on troubled nutritional supplement company...



The surprising reason Americans aren't buying jewelry

The surprising reason Americans aren't buying jewelryYou've probably seen the commercial: A beautiful smiling woman proclaims "He went to Jared!" and hoists her hand, which is adorned with a new dazzling diamond engagement...



Korean pitcher suspended and given 120 hours of community service for nearly beaning his opponent on an awful pick-off attempt

Korean pitcher suspended and given 120 hours of community service for nearly beaning his opponent on an awful pick-off attemptKorean baseball pitcher Lim Chang-yong of the Kia Tigers paid the price for an awful pick-off attempt during a Korea Baseball...



Creating Panic Is Bad for the Country, But Good for Politicians

There was another stampede at an airport Sunday night, when passengers at LAX wrongly thought they heard guns being fired: A loud noise mistaken for gunfire led to rumors that spread at blazing speed in person and on social media, setting off a panic...



Nearly 10,000 workers are suing Chipotle for wage theft

Almost 10,000 workers have a complaint against Chipotle.  The workers are suing the burrito chain for wage theft, claiming they were forced to work off the clock with no pay.  The case was filed in 2014, but 9,961 current and former...



Study claims binge-drinking on your birthday can lead to dangerous habits

Study claims binge-drinking on your birthday can lead to dangerous habitsBy Jose Sepulveda, Buzz60Most people enjoy a couple of cocktails on their birthday. However, if you're more inclined to go all out and get wasted, a new study from Washington...



Watch Bristol Motor Speedway transform into a college football stadium

Watch Bristol Motor Speedway transform into a college football stadiumThey're calling it "the biggest college football game ever," and they're probably not wrong.The half-mile racetrack will host nearly 160,000 college football fans...



The Myth of Professionals and The Stock market 

Millennials are investing.  I have seen the data on StockTwits and as an investor in Robinhood. Millennials also buy stocks.  Of course people are surprised because the generation before made so many mistakes chasing tech stocks,...



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Crunch Report | Kobe Bryant gets into the VC game

Linux is about to celebrate its 25th birthday, Apple has acquired Gliimpse, Media.net was acquired for $900 million, Kobe Bryant is starting a $100 million fund with Jeff Stibel, and Android Nougat is finally out of beta. All this on Crunch Report. Read...



‘The Walking Dead’: 5 Times That Daryl Should Have Died

Spoilers ahead for Season 6 of The Walking Dead! In six seasons on The Walking Dead, Daryl Dixon has been through his fair share of strife. Norman Reedus’s wildly popular character has taken out countless walkers, battled plenty of not-undead...



The bitter, political fight to create a new macroeconomics

THE big debates in macroeconomics have never been polite. I suppose it's understandable that this is the case; after all, the stakes are high. Tyler Cowen excerpts a new blog post by Scott Sumner, which reads:…what’s happened since 2009...



Why 2016 is not like 1964 and 1972

Nadia Hassan writes: I saw your article in Slate. For what its worth, this new article, “Ideologically Extreme Candidates in U.S. Presidential Elections, 1948–2012,” by Marty Cohen, Mary McGrath, Peter Aronow, and John Zaller,...



Katie Ledecky explains why she is passing up an estimated $5 million per year in endorsements

Katie Ledecky explains why she is passing up an estimated $5 million per year in endorsementsKatie Ledecky proved to be one of the biggest stars of the 2016 Rio Olympics with her dominance in the pool. While that type of performance, most athletes would...



The ABCs of dog breeds

The ABCs of dog breedsWe're testing your dog knowledge with this ABC guide to dog breeds on National Dog Day.How many of these kind of pups do you know?SEE ALSO: Revolutionary food app seeks to end food wasteA:Akitas have webbed toes to help them...



COLLEGE TELLS FRESHMEN: NO PC 'TRIGGER WARNINGS' ALLOWED...

COLLEGE TELLS FRESHMEN: NO PC 'TRIGGER WARNINGS' ALLOWED...(Third column, 7th story, link) ...



Fruits and vegetables make men smell better to women

Fruits and vegetables make men smell better to womenBy: Sean DowlingTo all the men out there looking to attract a woman, reach for a banana or have a salad.A new study shows men who eat fruits and veggies smell better to women. Dr. Ian Stephen, a...