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World's discarded electronic junk building up into massive toxic dump

World's discarded electronic junk building up into massive toxic dump Watch

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Television sets, washers and driers, stereos - broken, discarded, and then thrown away, are creating a massively toxic waste dump of gargantuan ...

Australian father-and-son team raises $10 MILLION for beehive project

Australian father-and-son team raises $10 MILLION for beehive project Watch

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The beehive symbolizes productive activity, and for father and son Cedar and Stuart Anderson of Australia, their project was literally that. ...

'Slow ya roll' Obama. You spoke too soon? Job growth suddenly slows down

'Slow ya roll' Obama. You spoke too soon? Job growth suddenly slows down Watch

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Intent on rallying the nation on its improved economy, U.S. President Barack Obama appears increasingly aware that threats are gaining speed that ...

Federal taxes unbelievably through the roof for February

Federal taxes unbelievably through the roof for February Watch

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Uncle Sam took in a lot of cabbage for the first few months of 2015. Inflation-adjusted federal tax revenues hit a record $1,185,613,000,000 in ...

Top 10 most financially important cities in the world

Top 10 most financially important cities in the world Watch

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By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

New York City is still the most important center in the financial world, according to the latest ranking made by the Long Finance in The Global ...

Apple topples AT&T from Dow Jones in reflection of iPhone's dominant position

Apple topples AT&T from Dow Jones in reflection of iPhone's dominant position Watch

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Largest company in the world, Apple will join the Dow Jones Industrial Average to replace AT&T. The change reflects the dominant position of the ...

'Underage Red': Sephora shocks consumers with inappropriately named lipstick shades

'Underage Red': Sephora shocks consumers with inappropriately named lipstick shades Watch

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By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

With lipstick shades called "Underage Red" and "Lolita," the cosmetic retailer brand Sephora is under fire once again. Using names that refer to ...

 Oprah Winfrey sadly shuts down Harpo Studios forever

Oprah Winfrey sadly shuts down Harpo Studios forever Watch

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By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Oprah Winfrey is set to shut down production at her Chicago-based Harpo Studios by the end of 2015. After much thought, the billionaire mogul has ...

SHINY, RED APPLE: Computer giant is now twice as big as world's second largest firm, ExxonMobil

SHINY, RED APPLE: Computer giant is now twice as big as world's second largest firm, ExxonMobil Watch

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How big is Apple? The creator of the iPhone and tablets is SO BIG that it is now currently twice as big as its second-closest rival, ExxonMobil. ...

WHERE IS YOUR MONEY GOING? Government collects $1 trillion from taxpayers - and there's still a deficit!

WHERE IS YOUR MONEY GOING? Government collects $1 trillion from taxpayers - and there's still a deficit! Watch

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Where is all of our hard-earned money going? Real federal tax revenues for the first time ever topped $1 trillion in the first four months of the ...

80 MILLION Americans have their privacy invaded in Anthem data breach

80 MILLION Americans have their privacy invaded in Anthem data breach Watch

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Insurance giant Anthem suffered a massive security breach when hackers broached computer safeguards and mad a wild data grab. Up to 80 million ...

Electronic giant RadioShack files for bankruptcy - but will keep some stores open

Electronic giant RadioShack files for bankruptcy - but will keep some stores open Watch

Business & Economics

RadioShack, an iconic, 94-year-old electronics chain has filed for bankruptcy protection. The company has decided to sell up to 2,400 of its ...

Is your bank account suffering? Here are 5 INCREDIBLY EASY TIPS on how to save money!

Is your bank account suffering? Here are 5 INCREDIBLY EASY TIPS on how to save money! Watch

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By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Saving money is not a simple task. It is hard to resist eating out or buying the hottest new music. How can your savings account grow when spending ...

Game over: Saudi Arabia threatens to increase oil production to dangerously drive America out of the oil market

Game over: Saudi Arabia threatens to increase oil production to dangerously drive America out of the oil market Watch

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By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Despite the continuing decline of the price of oil, Saudi Arabia has actually increased its oil production in an attempt to gain a victory in the ...

Talk about a killer app! Apple posts largest profit in history of mankind

Talk about a killer app! Apple posts largest profit in history of mankind Watch

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By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Apple has sold 74.5 million iPhones in just the last three months, helping the tech giant's profits soar to $18 billion, up more than 37 percent.

ECONOMIC EARTHQUAKE: IBM rumored to lay off 110,000 employees - biggest cull in business history

ECONOMIC EARTHQUAKE: IBM rumored to lay off 110,000 employees - biggest cull in business history Watch

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There are alarming indications that the largest corporate layoff in history may be near. There are rumors afoot that computer IBM plans to lay ...

Living on less than $2 dollars a day: Only 5 percent of global wealth belongs to the poorest 80 percent of the world

Living on less than $2 dollars a day: Only 5 percent of global wealth belongs to the poorest 80 percent of the world Watch

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By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The staggering increasing inequality among the wealthy and poor around the world continues to be a pressing issue. Eighty rich billionaires have as ...

An amazing 2,500 of the world's most prestigious people canvas Davos, Switzerland for this year's World Economic Forum

An amazing 2,500 of the world's most prestigious people canvas Davos, Switzerland for this year's World Economic Forum Watch

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By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Around 1,700 private jets will cover the sky, as the most elite people of the world descend on the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. ...

Do they have your best interests at heart? A shocking 50 PERCENT of the global wealth precariously belongs to only ONE PERCENT of the world's population

Do they have your best interests at heart? A shocking 50 PERCENT of the global wealth precariously belongs to only ONE PERCENT of the world's population Watch

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By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Davos men, the world's most elite billionaires and politicians, gather at the World Economic Forum to once again attempt to tackle inequality between ...

Downturn of low gas prices: Schlumberger to cut 9,000 jobs due to decline at pump prices

Downturn of low gas prices: Schlumberger to cut 9,000 jobs due to decline at pump prices Watch

Business & Economics

There is a downside to the plunging prices at the gas pump: Americans will be losing jobs as companies struggle to make up the difference in ...

Improved economy? Study says labor force participation at 36-Year Low

Improved economy? Study says labor force participation at 36-Year Low Watch

Business & Economics

Gas prices may be cheaper, consumer confidence may be higher - but that does not take away from the brutal fact that many Americans remain ...

The Rise and Fall of the World's Poorest Nations

The Rise and Fall of the World's Poorest Nations Watch

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By Thalif Deen, Inter Press Service

The world's 48 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) - a special category of developing nations created by the General Assembly in 1971 but refused ...

Is pot the future boom business? The founder of Pay Pal thinks so

Is pot the future boom business? The founder of Pay Pal thinks so Watch

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By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Founders Fund, a $2 billion dollar, San Francisco-based venture capitalist firm ran by the co-founder and former CEO of PayPal is moving in a new ...

Here is the top 10 list of the world's most widely used currencies. Numbers 9 and 10 surprised us! (PHOTOS)

Here is the top 10 list of the world's most widely used currencies. Numbers 9 and 10 surprised us! (PHOTOS) Watch

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You might not be surprised to learn that the U.S. dollar is one of the world's most widely used currencies, but there are other less-familiar ...

OPEC price war increases; Brent Oil hits new low

OPEC price war increases; Brent Oil hits new low Watch

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Hard as it may seem, not everyone is welcoming low prices at the gas pump. Brent crude plunged below $57 per barrel this week. The event marked a ...

In a bid to 'get rid of gasoline' Toyota makes history with first hydrogen-powered retail car - Coming to a dealer near you in 2015!

In a bid to 'get rid of gasoline' Toyota makes history with first hydrogen-powered retail car - Coming to a dealer near you in 2015! Watch

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Toyota is making automotive history by selling a car powered by hydrogen. Sales in Japan began on Dec. 15, and will begin in the USA in 2015. Running ...

Why should you be grateful this season? The economy might just be one reason

Why should you be grateful this season? The economy might just be one reason Watch

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By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

After years of economic slump, the economy jumped on the fast track, and is growing by its fastest rate in over a decade.

Made in the U.S.A.: Lincoln Logs come back home just in time for the holidays

Made in the U.S.A.: Lincoln Logs come back home just in time for the holidays Watch

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By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Lincoln Logs, a classic American toy invented in 1916 by John Lloyd Wright, has been a popular iconic toy for many years.