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Global Insurance Leader AXA Acquires Maestro Health

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Strategic investment positions AXA to accelerate its payer-to-partner strategy CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 22, 2018– Maestro Health, a leading all-in employee health and benefits company, today announced it has taken a major step forward in its strategy to make health and benefits ... Read More
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Major Israeli data centre to double in size

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Israeli data centre firm Global Data Center is doubling the size of its Herzliya site thanks to a boom in demand in the ‘Start-up Nation.’ The site will be expanded by 2250 sq. metres to a total size of 4500 sq. metres, a process which will be completed in the first half of this year, fast-tracked by investment amounting to millions of pounds. Located underground in the neighbourhood of Hertzliya Pituach, the facility is, according to the firm, compliant with the ‘latest global standards.’ Service levels, standards and services will remain the same post-expansion as in the existing site. It will provide hosting services for IT operation units, business continuity and disaster recovery, on-site and remote bac... Read More
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Wonder Woman 2 will be the first production to adopt new anti-sexual harassment guidelines

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Wonder Woman 2 will be the first film production to officially adopt the Producers Guild of America’s anti-sexual harassment guidelines. The PGA issued guidelines on Friday for producers, cast, crew, and other team members to recognize and combat sexual harassment both on and off set. The announcement that Wonder Woman 2 would be the first production to implement the new recommendations was made at the PGA Awards on Saturday by the presidents of the Guild (... Read More
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Side Street: The Slow-Motion Unraveling of an Immigrant Family

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His daughters, Liany and Maria, now have to care for their grandmother and help her with medical appointments and treatment. And while his mother — an American citizen — had applied for him to be granted residency, her request won’t be considered for almost five years.His wife hasn’t really accepted what has happened and still holds out hope that their appeal will be heard soon or that some politician will intercede. Her friends have suggested she not return to Colombia, but stay put. Ms. Guerrero, however, refuses to consider becoming... Read More
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A candid take on the future of AI and job automation

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As automation and AI continue to transform businesses across the globe, the tech industry is in the process of building a world that will look very different from the one we know today. This implies profound changes in how business leaders will structure their companies and suggests a shift in the skills required for success. We must start preparing for these changes now. We can disagree about the number of jobs automation will replace, but most experts who study this closely predict monumental shifts in how we work. McKinsey projects that as many as ... Read More
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A year of Trump: Reversing Obama-era environmental policies

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In his first year in power, President Donald Trump has stripped away many Obama-era environmental policies.His announcement last June that the US would pull out of the Paris Agreement in 2020 met with global disapproval and left the US isolated.It was followed by a series of climate-related disasters in the United States, from devastating hurricanes to wildfires.Al Jazeera's Nick Clark reports from Paris, France.- Subscribe to our channel: h... Read More
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The Stan Collymore Show: Sergio Ramos on being top-tier team captain, FA Cup’s Merseyside Derby(E11)

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Sergio Ramos has a hard time deciding on his favorite trophy – World Cup or Champions League? Premier League stars share their predictions for the upcoming World Cup at a special event at the Russian embassy in London. The Merseyside Derby is never just a game – meet locals as they prepare for the big match.RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! ... Read More
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Tax axe finally falls on thousands of Bitcoin investors in India

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India has sent tax notices to tens of thousands of people dealing in cryptocurrency after a nationwide survey showed more than $3.5 billion worth of transactions have been conducted over a 17-month period, the income tax department said.Tech-savvy young investors, real estate players and jewellers are among those invested in bitcoin and other virtual currencies, tax officials told Reuters after gathering data from nine exchanges in Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru and Pune.Governments around the world are grappling with how to regulate c... Read More
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The Lightning Network Could Make Bitcoin Faster—and Cheaper

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In 2014, Joseph Poon and Thaddeus Dryja were bitcoin-obsessed engineers hanging out at pizza-fueled meetups in San Francisco. Their conversation often turned to the central problem of bitcoin: How to make it more useful? The bitcoin network’s design effectively limits it to handling three to seven transactions per second, compared with tens of thousands per second for Visa. Poon and Dryja recognized that for bitcoin to reach its full potential, it needed a major fix. The pair had an idea, one whose elements were already in the air at the time. On the weekends they met in unofficial... Read More
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Interview with Bryan Bender, “The Why” 01/18/18

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] Here's An Important Aspect Many People Overlooked In This Conversation But It Was Covered By Politico Take A Look At This Quote Reid Initiated The Program Which Ultimately Spent More Than Twenty Million Dollars A Year Through An Earmark After He Was Persuaded In Part By Aerospace Titan And Hotel Chain Founder Bob Bigelow A Friend And Fellow Nevadan Who Owns Bigelow Aerospace A Space Technology Company And Government Contractor Bigelow Whose Company Received Some Of These Research Contracts Was Also A Regular Contributor to Reid's Re-election Campaigns Campaign Finance Records Show At Least $10,000 From 98 To 2008 So Reid Was Giving The Money But Also Getting Some Money From Bigelow Through... Read More
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Finance industry has been susceptible to tech disruptions: Glenn Hutchins

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Published on Jan 19, 2018North Island co-founder Glenn Hutchins on his company’s investment in Virtu and how the technology and finance industries will change in the next five years. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed C... Read More
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Venezuela plans for its own cryptocurrency – the “petro”

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Detected Closed Captioning: Protests Are Back In Venezuela This One In December Was About The Government's Failure To Provide Promised Pork Rations In Time For Christmas But What Everyone Here Is Unhappy About Its The Worthlessness Of Their Money Inflation in Venezuela Is The World's Highest Estimates Put It At Around two-and-a-half Thousand Percent The Local Currency The Bolivar Has Lost Almost All Its Value Against The Dollar on The Black Market The Situation Is Further Complicated By Washington Sanctions Against What It Says Is An Undemocratic Regime U.s. Financial institutions Are Prohibited From Dealing new Issue Venezuelan Debt President Maduro Says He Has A Solution He's announced That Venezuela Will Launch Its Own Cr... Read More
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Leaders of France, Germany meet to draw up plans for EU reforms

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Published on Jan 19, 2018A plan for reforms in the European Union--that's what French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are hoping to come up with. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning... Read More
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No. 274: Out-of-the-Voxx thinking, a literal lightbulb moment, an Amazonian longshot and making waves in Hauppauge

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The end of the tunnel (and lights): Welcome to the blessed end of another work week. Today is Jan. 19 and the 135th anniversary of the first-ever electric lighting system employing overhead wires – Thomas Edison’s novel system started juicing Roselle, NJ, on this date in 1883. Speaking of bright ideas: The neon tube light was patented on this date, by inventor George Claude (1915), and the granddaddy of wordy board games, Scrabble, made its commercial debut (1955). Happy birthday: Dolly Parton (who turns 71) and Janis Joplin (who would have been 75). Now there’s a “Happy Birthday” duet we’d like to hear. What celebrity rendition of the birthday song is yo... Read More
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Paid Content Podcasts gaining popularity in China

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Published on Jan 17, 2018Podcasts- mostly audio-based shows you can download for free most times-are gaining popularity in China. But some users in China are now willing to pay for some of them. Category License Standard YouTube License Detecte... Read More
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‘Very strong’ Democratic sentiment to oppose GOP budget bill

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WASHINGTON — Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said Wednesday there’s “very, very strong” sentiment among Democrats in the chamber to oppose GOP-drafted legislation to keep the government’s doors open, comments that could indicate the chances are increasing that the government could shut down at midnight Friday night. Democrats’ votes are needed to advance the stopgap measure through the Senate, but they have been rebuffed in their demands to add protections against deportation for younger immigrants who were brought t... Read More
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Ryan presses Dems to back bill keeping government open

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WASHINGTON — Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said Wednesday there’s “very, very strong” sentiment among Democrats in the chamber to oppose GOP-drafted legislation to keep the government’s doors open, comments that could indicate the chances are increasing that the government could shut down at midnight Friday night. Democrats’ votes are needed to advance the stopgap measure through the Senate, but they have been rebuffed in their demands to add protections against deportation for younger immigrants who were brought t... Read More
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Bitcoin drops below $10,000 as regulatory fears intensify

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(Reuters) — Bitcoin skidded below $10,000 on Wednesday, halving in value from its peak price, with investors gripped by fears regulators could clamp down on the volatile cryptocurrency that sky-rocketed last year. The price of bitcoin, the world’s biggest and best known cryptocurrency, fell to as low as $9,500 on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange, the lowest since Dec. 1. Bitcoin had touched a peak of almost $20,000 in December — and indeed crossed over that threshold on some exchanges — but has since been roiled by several large selloffs. Other cryptocurrencies plunged as well. Ethereum and Ripple were both down heavily after ... Read More
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Apple ups U.S. manufacturing fund to $5 billion, expects to create 20,000 new jobs over 5 years

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Building on prior announcements of its plans to invest in U.S. manufacturing and job creation, Apple today announced that it will increase its Advanced Manufacturing Fund from $1 billion to $5 billion, create 20,000 new jobs, and contribute over $350 billion to the U.S. economy over the next five years. Made public just ahead of its February 1 earnings call, Apple’s new plan anticipates over $30 billion in U.S. capital expenditures over the next five years, including the opening of a new Apple campus in a new location, initially housing technical support fo... Read More
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Bitcoin dips below $10,000 for first time since December

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Bitcoin has traded below $10,000 for the first time since early December.The value of one bitcoin fell to $9,958 (£7,222) before making a slight recovery, according to a price index run by the news site Coindesk.However, it later fell again dipping just below $9,200. That represents a drop of more than 53% since it peaked close to $19,800 five weeks ago. Other crypto-currencies have also experienced steep falls, including Ethereum, Ripple and Bitcoin Cash.There has been concern among some e... Read More
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Seen At 11: ‘Extreme Savers’ Share Secrets For Stashing Your Cash

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Published on Jan 16, 2018Saving more money is one of the most popular New Year's resolutions every January, but would you be willing to put away up to fifty percent of your salary? CBS2's Dana Tyler reports. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Influential publication The Awl shuts down amid a downturn in web publishing

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After a nine-year run, the small but influential website The Awl is shutting down, along with its sister publication The Hairpin. The sites are the latest in a string of small publications to struggle amidst a changing digital-media landscape. “It is with a mixture of disappointment and relief that we are announcing the cessation of editorial operations on The Awl at the end of this month,” co-founder Alex Balk wrote ... Read More
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Is the U.S. prepared to defend against a North Korean missile?

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Fear around the North’s missile and nuclear programs have spiked with false alarms in Hawaii over the weekend and Japan on Tuesday. At a Vancouver summit, U.S. officials hope to unite the West to target North Korea economically. Meanwhile, the two Koreas continue their first direct talks in two years. Nick Schifrin talks to retired Adm. Mike Mullen, former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman.Detected Closed Captioning: JUDY WOODRUFF: Japan's Public Broadcaster Sent An Urgent News Alert Today That Citizens Need To Take Shelter From An Incoming North Korean Missile. It Was A Mistake, And It Was Corrected Minutes Later. But It Comes Just Days After Hawaii Issued A Similar False Alarm. The Errors... Read More
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Full Frame Close Up: A Slice of Change

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Pizza is a perennial favorite, but who would have thought that one slice could change a life for the better? Since 2013, Mason Wartman, the owner of Rosa’s Fresh Pizza in Philadelphia, has witnessed the transformative power of a single slice of pizza on many of the patrons that step into his small shop. The premise is simple; costumer’s can buy a slice for $1, but they also have the option to spend an additional buck and buy a slice for someone in need. On a daily basis, Philadelphia’s homeless community line up outside of Rosa’s to receive their free slice. Thanks to his donors, Wartman feeds nearly 100 homeless people each day. And without the struggle to find food for the day, many of these... Read More
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Mathilde Krim, Mobilizing Force in an AIDS Crusade, Dies at 91

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The virus that causes AIDS is spread by many vectors: through sex, needle-sharing among drug users and accidental needle sticks among medical personnel, as well as through blood transfusions and from mother to infant during pregnancy or breast feeding.In Africa, where the disease originated and where it is most widespread, most transmission is through heterosexual sex.In the early days of the American epidemic, AIDS killed large numbers of hemophiliacs, infected by tainted blood-clotting factors, and Haitians, because the virus had apparently reached the Americas there first.... Read More
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Steve Bannon plotting post-Breitbart return to public life: Sources

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Published on Jan 16, 2018FBN’s Charlie Gasparino reports on what the next move is for Steve Bannon, the former White House chief strategist and former executive chairman of Breitbart. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed ... Read More
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Facebook promises to ‘massively’ simplify Messenger in 2018

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New features have led to Facebook Messenger, an app used every month by 1.3 billion people, becoming too cluttered, said Messenger chief David Marcus today. Users should expect steps to be taken in 2018 to simplify the Messenger user experience. “Over the last two years, we built a lot of capabilities to find the features that continue to set us apart. A lot of them have found their product market fit; some haven’t. While we raced to build these new features, the app became too cluttered. Expect to see us invest in massively simplifying and streamlining Messenger this year,” Marcus said ... Read More
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Why Cloudflare Let an Extremist Stronghold Burn

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In the fall of 2016, Keegan Hankes, an analyst at the Southern Poverty Law Center, paid a visit to the neo-Nazi website the Daily Stormer. This was not unusual; part of Hankes’ job at the civil rights organization was to track white supremacists online, which meant reading their sites. But as Hankes loaded the page on his computer at SPLC’s headquarters in Montgomery, Alabama, something caught his eye: a pop-up window that announced “Checking your browser before accessing … Please allow up to 5 seconds.” In fine print, there was the cryptic phrase “DDoS protection by Cloudflare.” Hankes, who had worked at SPLC for three years, had no idea what Cloudfla... Read More
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Yondr Wants to Neutralize Your Phone—and Un-change the World

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Late last fall, in the gleaming white lobby of Madison Square Garden, uniformed attendants were posted at security stations to make thousands of smartphones stupid. Chris Rock was playing his 10th show in a 12-city international tour, and at every stop, each guest was required to pass through the entryway, confirm that his or her phone was on vibrate or silent, and then hand it over to a security guard who snapped it into a locking gray neoprene pouch—rendering it totally inaccessible. The besuited man ahead of me in line, clearly coming straight from the office, had two cell phones, each of which required its own little bag. The kid behind me groaned that he woul... Read More
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Breed Reply Portfolio of IoT Start-Ups Raise in Excess of $50 Million in Series A Funding in 2017

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LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 16, 2018– Breed Reply, a leading operational investor in early-stage internet of things (IoT) businesses, saw one third of its 18-strong portfolio of investee companies, complete series A funding rounds in 2017. In total, six companies raised in excess of $50 million during the year with funds coming from notable investors including Accel, Aviva Ventures, Finance Wales, Intu and MunichRE. More companies in the growing portfolio are expected to be ready for Series A investment in 2018. The successful companies span a broad range of IoT sectors: ... Read More
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The Heat: Iran nuclear deal Pt 1

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To explain the latest situation with the Iran nuclear deal, tonight's panel includes, Kaveh Afrasiabi, a political scientist and the author of the “Iran Nuclear Accord and the Remaking of the Middle East”; Negar Mortazavi, a Washington correspondent for Iran International; Trita Parsi, the founder and president of the National Iranian American Council and Farhad Alavi, a managing partner with Akrivis Law Group with expertise on U.S. sanctions against Iran.Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] US President Donald Trump Issued An Ultimatum To European Allies To Fix What He Calls Disastrous Flaws In The Iran Nuclear Deal Hello I'm Honored 90 When This Is The Heat [Music] Iran Says The Unit... Read More
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Tunnel to Conn. Debated at Long Island Association Event

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From left: Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, New York State Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, Republican of East Northport. Photo credit: Thomas Christian DeJosia A recently revived idea to build a tunnel from North Shore to Connecticut was among the top issues up for discussion at the Long Island Association’s State of The Region event Friday. New York State Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (R-East Northport) told the nearly 1,000 people in attendance at the event in Woodbury that he opposes a proposed Long Island Sound crossing. But LIA President Kevin Law said he favors it. “I’d rather see our money go to... Read More
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How ARM is spreading into Windows PCs and the edge of the internet

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ARM executive Rene Haas is responsible for the shipment of billions of chips. As the executive vice president and president of IP Products Group at ARM, he interacts with the customers that license ARM’s product designs and use them in chips that are made in very large numbers. Thanks to ARM’s domination of smartphones, the company and its customers have shipped 120 billion chips to date. But there’s a big opportunity in the expanding internet of things, or making everyday objects smart and connected. As those devices become interoperable and voice-controlled, they need more computing power. And ARM is making sure that its processors are used to provide it.... Read More
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JPMorgan CEO: Democrats don’t have any pro-business candidates

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Published on Jan 12, 2018JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon discusses the importance of passing infrastructure reform and why Democrats won’t have a chance in 2020. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: IN TERMS OF POLIC... Read More
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4 examples of AI’s impact on the estate market

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Many consider real estate to be one of the last markets requiring the dying art of human interaction. However, that may change drastically in the coming years. Real estate companies are looking to streamline efficiency and results and thus look toward artificial intelligence for the answers. Soon, like the traveling salesmen of old, even Realtors themselves may become obsolete. Let’s take a look at four ways artificial intelligence already affects real estate practices. 1. Bots target potential buyers A dream team of some of the greatest minds in real estate, fin... Read More
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Water Main Break Leaves Mess Behind In Jackson Heights

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Detected Closed Captioning: Jackson Heights Queens A Water Main Break Leads To Flooded Streets And Gushing Water In The Subway And Now Business Owners Are Stuck Cleaning Up The Mess CBS 2's Dick Brennan Joining Us Live From Jackson Heights With More Dick Yeah Dana Lots Going On Right Now This Happened At 5:30 In The Morning We'll Check Out The Scene They're Just Putting A Piece Of Pipe Into The Ground Right now In The Meantime Some 50 Homes Are Without Water The Word Has Been Cut Off Since The Break And We Can Tell You That Businesses Were Really Hard-hit A Crater In The Street At Broadway And 74th And Jackson Heights Marks The Spot Of A Water Main Burst Workers Dug Down In Hopes Of Making Repairs And Restoring Water Service... Read More
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The road to AI leads through information architecture

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Ford drove the first automobile down the streets of Detroit in 1890. It would take another 30 years before the company streamlined production and made cars available to the mass market. The obvious lesson: Sometimes technology has a long gestation period before we can scale it for everyday use. But, digging a bit deeper, there is a more profound lesson. Over the first hundred years of the self-propelled vehicle, manufacturers established essential building blocks — standard components like the combustion engine, steering wheel, and axle. These building blocks enabled scale, which led to wider adoption. And, as is often the case, the building blo... Read More
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Leaders tout bipartisanship in state of region breakfast

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Determination and bipartisanship are essential to tackling Long Island’s economic challenges, leaders said Friday morning in Woodbury at the Long Island Association’s State of the Region breakfast. Those challenges include working collaboratively to reinstate state and local tax deductions, encouraging economic development opportunities, running government more efficiently and more. “We’re under assault on Long Island from Washington,” Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, a Democrat, said, referring to reforms by the Trump Administration that cap the SALT deductions. “We’re working across party lines,” to fight back, he added, noting “every member of our congressional delegation voted against it.”... Read More
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Interview with John Detrixhe, “The Why” 1/11/18

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Interview with Douglas Merrill, “The Why” 1/11/18

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Newsy's "The Why" host Chance Seales spoke with Douglas Merrill, Founder and CEO of ZestFinance, about possible alternative metrics to determine credit ratings.Get a deeper understanding of the stories that matter with Newsy's "The Why" — weekdays 7-9 p.m. ET.Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] Talking About This Tonight It's Easy To Feel Claustrophobic When You Learn About The System Or Maybe Fatalistic Nothing I Can Do Today Just Accept The System As It Is But A Few Visionaries Out There Are Attempting To Change The Credit Framework From The Inside Out They Think it Needs Some Help One Of Those Companies As We Mentioned Just A Few Minutes Ago It's Called Zest finance Additional... Read More
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GOP exodus: It’s an election and money issue, Jason Chaffetz says

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Detected Closed Captioning: CONGRESS. LOOK AT THIS, 32 REPUBLICANS ARE DOING THE SAME. JASON CHAFFETZ IS WITH US. NOW, HE'S A FORMER CONGRESSMAN FROM UTAH. SO WHY ARE THEY ALL -- WHY ARE THE REPUBLICANS DOING THIS? IS IT BECAUSE THEY WANT TO SPEND MORE TIME WITH THE FAMILY, LIKE YOU DID, OR IS IT BECAUSE THEY'RE FED UP WITH POLITICS, WHICH IS IT? >> YES, ALL OF THE ABOVE. I MEAN, GOT A LITTLE ROUGH VOICE TODAY, STUART, BUT IT IS A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING, AND EVERYBODY'S IN DIFFERENT SITUATIONS, YOU KNOW? SOMEBODY LIKE JEB HENSARLING WHOD HAD HOUSE FINANCE COMMITTEE, HE TERMS OUT. HE'S HAD A GOOD RUN, PROBABLY A NATURAL TIME FOR HIM TO EXIT THE STAGE AND ALLOW SOMEBODY ELSE TO DO IT. BUT OTHER PEOPLE ARE IN DIFFERENT L... Read More
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Sudan protests: Three dead in ‘bread protests’

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Three people have died in protests against the rising cost of basic foods in Sudan.Protests sparked after the government decided to cut subsidies, which led to the increase in prices.The finance minister says black-market manipulation is the reason behind the recent spike, but analysts blame the government’s policies.Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan reports from Khartoum, Sudan.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Fol... Read More
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Bitcoin down on South Korea’s plans to ban cryptocurrencies

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Published on Jan 11, 2018The King's College business professor Brian Brenberg on South Korea's plans to ban cryptocurrency trading. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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Cryptocurrency trading set to be banned in South Korea

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Officials in South Korea have said they will ban cryptocurrency trading in the country, causing prices to plummet. Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum are traded through exchanges, some of which have recently been raided by authorities after allegations of tax evasion. The impact on the worldwide price of notable virtual currencies was immediate, with the price of Bitcoin dropping by 21% and Ethereum by ... Read More
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South Korea prepares bill to ban cryptocurrency trading, raids local exchanges for alleged tax evasion

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(Reuters) — South Korea’s justice minister said on Thursday the government is preparing a bill to ban cryptocurrency trading, throwing the virtual coin market into turmoil as the nation’s police and tax authorities raided local exchanges on alleged tax evasion. The clampdown in South Korea, a crucial source of global demand for cryptocurrency, came as policymaker around the world struggled to regulate an asset whose value has skyrocketed over the last year. “There are great concerns regarding virtual currencies and justice ministry is basically preparing a bill to ban cryptocurrency trading through exchanges,” said Park Sang-ki at a press conference, according to the ministry’s press office. A pr... Read More
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Wall Street’s “rigged system” on sexual harassment

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While powerful men in many industries have been brought down in the sexual harassment and misconduct scandal, men on Wall Street seem to have gotten by unscathed. Writer William D. Cohan joined CBSN to explain why women say the finance world has a "rigged system" when it comes to reporting harassment.Subscribe to the "CBSN" Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1Re2MgSWatch "CBSN" live HERE: ... Read More
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High-touch, multichannel engagement with AI (VB Live)

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High-touch, multichannel engagement is within every brand’s reach, but it requires putting AI in the driver’s seat. For a solid understanding of what it takes to fully integrate customer data and AI into your cross-channel marketing, don’t miss this VB Live event! Register here for free. “Companies like Netflix and Amazon have demonstrated how to deliver superior customer experiences with AI, and it’s time for every brand to embrace this philosophy,” says Vijay Chittoor, CEO at Blueshift. “AI is comi... Read More
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YieldStreet Raises $113 Million Financing Round to Disrupt Alternative Investing

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Series A Co-Led by Greycroft & Raine Ventures; Capital to Fuel Growth, Product Innovation and Vision to Transform Wealth Creation NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 10, 2018– YieldStreet, the alternative investment platform working to change the way wealth is created, today announced that it has closed a $113 million financing round. The round includes $12.8 million of... Read More
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Top 4 cities for U.S. STEM professionals offer more than big paychecks

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It’s well known that San Jose and San Francisco are home to high numbers of professionals in science, technology, engineering, and math. And while proximity to others in these fields is a boon for networking, it isn’t the only consideration for a STEM professional planning their career. Personal finance site WalletHub today released a report on the best and worst metro areas for STEM professionals, The top four cities on WalletHub’s list are, in order: Seattle Boston Pittsburgh Austin These metro areas continue to be strong hubs, thanks to Fortune 500 companies that em... Read More
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Tunisia protests ignored as all eyes on Iran ‘anti-regime’ unrest

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Tunisia has been engulfed in violent protests, with thousands rallying against rising prices, unemployment and tax hikes.The unrest erupted around the same time as the demonstrations in Iran, but has largely gone unnoticed. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airSubscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...Like us on Faceb... Read More
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Nicolas Veron discusses economic ties between China and France

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Detected Closed Captioning: Well For More Insight Into The Business And Economic Ties Between China And France Were Joined By Nicholas Baron he's Senior Fellow At Brussels-based Think-tank Bruegel As Well As The Peterson Institute For International Economics Right Here In Washington Welcome To The Show Thank You So In Terms Of The Types And The Volumes Of Investment That We're Seeing Between China And France What Are We Looking At well I Think It's Has To Be Framed As President Macro Has Framed This Visit As The First Of Many He Said He Would Come every Year To China He's Just Been Elected He Wants To Be Reelected So He Looks Forward To 10 Years Of That Kind Of Relationship And So I Think The One Of Achievement Are Have To B... Read More
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CES 2018: Kodak soars on KodakCoin and Bitcoin mining plans

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Shares in photo firm Eastman Kodak soared nearly 120% after it revealed plans to mint its own crypto-currency, the KodakCoin.The US firm said it was teaming up with London-based Wenn Media Group to carry out the initial coin offering (ICO).It is part of a blockchain-based initiative to help photographers control their image rights.Kodak also detailed plans to install rows of Bitcoin mining rigs at its headquarters in Rochester, New York.Details of this second scheme - which is bei... Read More
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Harris, Booker join Senate Judiciary Committee

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Harris and Booker are the first African-American senators to sit on the committee since the '90s.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/75166/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: Senators Kamala Harris And Cory Booker Have Just Been Elevated To The Senate Judiciary Committee Two Senators Are The First African-americans To Sit On The Committee Since The 1990s Their Appointments Come As A Result Of Senator al Franken's Resignation And Democrat Doug Jones Win In Alabama The Latter shrunk Republicans Advantage On Both The ... Read More
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Alex Azar questioned in confirmation hearing

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The former pharmaceutical exec is President Donald Trump's pick to head the Department of Health and Human Services.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/75152/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: president Donald Trump's Pick For The New Head Of The Department Of Health And Human Services Alex A Czar Had His Confirmation Hearing Tuesday With The Senate Finance Committee A Czar Used To Run A Global Biopharmaceutical Company And Was Questioned During The Hearing About His Ties To The Drug Industry He Said Drug Prices A... Read More
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Jamie Dimon: 4 percent US economic growth possible this year

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Detected Closed Captioning: HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE THRILLER IN ATLANTA. MY EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH JPMORGAN CHAIRMAN CEO JAMIE U -- FOR THE U.S. POSSIBLE. >> 4% IS POSSIBLE, NUMBER TWO, THE FED ALSO HAD TO REACT TO THEY WIL THEY RAL THEY RAIS THEY RAISE THEY RAISE RATES MOR THEY RAISE RATES MORE THEY RAISE RATES MORE W THEY RAISE RATES MORE WIL WORTH 100 TRILLION DOLLARS, 10 BILLION A MONTH THAT NUMBER WILL GO TO 53 A MONTH VERY STRONG ECONOMY, I AM NOT SURE THAT IS REALLY CONSEQUENTIAL THERE MIGHT BE A POINT IN TIME FED ISN'T FACING A FAVORABLE OUTCOME INFLATION 2019 INFLATION TOO HIGH THEY GOT -- SELL MORE. >> FASTER THAN PEOPLE THINK TOUGH TO BE THE FED, WE HAVE A STRONG ECONOMY GIVING A LOT OF LEEWAY TO DO VARIO... Read More
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Jamie Dimon: Don’t like the politics of people insulting each other

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Detected Closed Captioning: BALANCE SHEET, DOES THE FED RISK SNAPPINESS ECONOMIC TRACTION AS SOON AS IT STARTS IN ADDITION TO TAXES AND BITCOIN. HE REFUSED TO ATTACK THE PRESIDENT'S PERSONALITY AS WE'VE BEEN HEARING ON OTHER NETWORKS. YOU MAY REMEMBER IN NOVEMBER JAMIE DIMON IS ASKED HOW MANY YEARS HE EXPECTS THEM TO BE IN OFFICE AND HE SAYS, QUOTE, BACK IN NOVEMBER IF I HAD TO BET, I WITH A REASONABLE CANDIDATE FOR TRUMP WILL WIN AGAIN. TODAY HE'S BACKING AWAY FROM THE LAW. NOW HIS SKEPTICS ARE QUESTIONING HIS MENTAL HEALTH. IS THIS SOMETHING YOU WORRY ABOUT? >> I DON'T LIKE THE POLITICS TO ANYONE EVER. I JUST DON'T LIKE IT. I'M UNCOMFORTABLE. WHAT I FOCUS ON HIS POLICY. I'M NOT GOING TO GET INTO PERSONALITIES. >>... Read More
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Under Trump, a Hard Test for Howard University

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One morning last February, not long after Donald Trump had been inaugurated as President, but long before many people had reconciled themselves to that fact, students at Howard University awoke to find a bold message written on a walkway of the campus’s central plaza, known as the Yard. Spray-painted in blue block letters, it read “Welcome to the Trump Plantation, Overseer: Wayne A. I. Frederick.” The message was aimed at the heart, the character, and the conscience of Howard’s president, a reserved, deliberative oncologist and surgeon whom the board of trustees had unanimously elected to the position in 2014. Frederick is pure Howard: he earned his undergraduate and medical degr... Read More
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Trump book author responds to government criticism

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The author of a critical book of US President Donald Trump is standing by his work, saying it was based on about 200 interviews.Publishers of the account of Trump's first year in office released the book early, ignoring a legal challenge from the president to prevent its publication.Michael Wolff, the author of Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, says Trump has no credibility.Trump has branded the book "phony" and "full of lies".Al Jazeera's Diane Estabrook reports from Washington, DC. - Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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ProBeat: Mark Zuckerberg’s 2018 challenge is to be Facebook’s CEO

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Mark Zuckerberg has been publicly announcing his personal challenges for each year since 2009. For 2018, his 10th challenge is to work on Facebook’s various issues. In other words, Zuckerberg’s 2018 personal challenge isn’t so personal at all: It’s to do his job as Facebook’s CEO. Facebook is printing money. For years now, every quarter has largely been a financial success story. As a business, the company is doing more than just fine. But a CEO isn’t a CFO. Zuckerberg’s responsibilities extend beyond growing ... Read More
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Rise of Bitcoin Competitor Ripple Creates Wealth to Rival Zuckerberg

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While most of these currencies were worth nearly nothing a year ago, many are now responsible for creating billionaires — albeit with rapidly fluctuating fortunes. If this is a tulip fever, the fever has spread to chrysanthemums and poppies.Mr. Larsen’s soaring wealth sparked a few congratulatory messages on Twitter on Thursday, even if the value of Ripple — and his Forbes ranking — dropped later in the day. But his net worth, and the ballooning value of Ripple tokens, mostly drew comments about the irrationality of the virtual currency markets, which appear to be largely driven these days by the fear of missing out, or FOMO.... Read More
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Brendan Byrne, Former New Jersey Governor, Is Dead at 93

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Mr. Byrne was the first New Jersey governor to serve eight years with his own party in control of the Legislature the entire time. Yet his relations even with Democratic lawmakers were often so prickly it was hard to remember that he was not a Republican.His detractors said he was too much like the judge he had been and not enough like the tough Irish politician he should have been. They found him exasperatingly Hamlet-like, saying he was reluctant to make difficult decisions.... Read More
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Stocks Continue A Winning Streak; Dow Industrials Now Over 25,000

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Enlarge this image The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 25,000 Thursday for the first time. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption toggle caption Mark Lennihan/AP The Dow Jones industrial average finished abov... Read More
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Wolff’sTrump tell-all could lead to libel problems: Gasparino

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Detected Closed Captioning: NEIL: ALL RIGHT THE PRESIDENT MOMENTS AGO MAKING A BRIEF REFERENCE TO STEVE BANNON, REFERRING TO THE FACT THAT BANNON, FORMER TOP AIDE, WE WERE TOLD THE SVENGALI BEHIND HIS SUCCESS, THE PRESIDENT BEGS TO HIM. BANNON SAYING, VERY COMPLIMENTARY THINGS ABOUT THE TALK. CHARLIE GASPARINO ON WHAT HE MAKES OF ALL THE BACK AND FORTH. HE IS A VERY GOOD WRITER. NEIL: APPARENTLY THIS SPEED PASS HE HAD TO CONSTANTLY GET IN THE WHITE HOUSE. >> AMAZING HE GOT THAT. BE CLEAR. I HAVE WRITTEN FIVE BOOKS. I WROTE TWO NATIONAL BEST-SELLERS, NEVER REACHED THE LEVEL -- NEIL: THOSE OTHER THREE YOU MADE UP. YOU REMEMBER THAT? >> HERE IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MY BOOKS AND BOOKS LIKE THIS. I WRITE BOOKS ABOUT ... Read More
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How to Buck the Brogrammer Culture and Get Women into STEM

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My mom doesn't believe in the impossible. A Chinese immigrant and physics teacher, she arrived in the US with big dreams and limited English. During her first six months in the country, she would visit English-speaking friends to help her write checks—and when she got tired of that, she enrolled in an English class from 7 to 9 a.m. before working a 12-hour day as a waitress. Today, she owns two thriving businesses with my dad. When I was a child, my mom was my source of inspiration. Her confidence in herself and her abilities taught me to be daring. I went to college to study finance, worked as a software consultant, and, fascinated by the inner workings of the company's products, ended up a pro... Read More
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Mexico’s presidential race chaotic as independents join the race 🇲🇽

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Mexicans head to the polls on the first of July to elect a new president - and it's already shaping up to be an historic race.It's the first time candidates can run without the backing of a party, meaning dozens of people are vying for the top job.But the winner will have to combat voter mistrust and apathy.Al Jazeera's David Mercer reports from Mexico City.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter... Read More
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State of the State 2018: Cuomo tears into Trump, TCJA

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By GREGORY ZELLER // He’s Andrew Cuomo, and he approves this message. With a deft comedic touch, impressive stamina and a decidedly presidential timbre, Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered a no-holds-barred 2018 State of the State Address Wednesday, blasting “federal” targets, touting seven years of statewide socioeconomic progress under his watch and laying out an ambitious New Year’s agenda. The governor’s 90-minute address rocketed from business-development programs to clean-energy initiatives to environmental-remediation efforts to the new national outrage over institutionalized sexism and racism, pausing only to gas up on raucous applause – first responders, the late Mario Cuomo, new Nassau County Executiv... Read More
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Why Dealers Fear Changing Their DMS

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It’s easy to get stuck in a rut. You start doing something one way and before you know it you’re set in your ways and there’s no turning back. It’s a predictable pattern, and one that has more to do with a fear of change than anything else. Sure, it’s easy to shrug off this type of stubborn behavior in opinions and politics, but when it comes to your business, fear of change can have disastrous consequences.The Speed of TechnologyThe history of the American auto dealer is filled with examples of enterprising businesspeople who found ways to adapt in the face of difficulty. In fact, you could probably list several examples at your own dealership when you or a previous owner had to make difficult,... Read More
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Is Iran unrest anti-establishment?

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The situation in Iran has only got worse since protests began almost a week ago. Mostly peaceful demonstrations turned violent.At least 22 people have been killed, and hundreds arrested. Protests about rising prices and financial struggles now appear to be anti-establishment. But it's unclear who is behind them. All we know is it isn't the reformists who traditionally lead demonstrations in Iran. The international community has been quick to condemn the violence, and the US wants the United Nations to act. How will Iran deal with growing public anger?Presenter: Hashem AhelbarraGuests:Mahjoob Zweiri, Associate professor at Qatar University Seyed Mostafa Kh... Read More
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Einar Tangen talks about the newly introduced law on nuclear safety and environment

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Saudi Arabia, UAE Introduce 5% Value Added Tax

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] The New Year Brought New Taxes In To All Rich Gulf Countries As Of January 1st Saudi Arabia And The United Arab Emirates Have Begun Collecting The Region's First Value-added Tax The Five percent Levy Applies To Most Goods And Services Including Food And Clothing both Countries Economies Overwhelmingly Rely On Oil Revenues Man The Value-added Tax Is Considered A Way To Diversify Revenue Sources In Light Of Years Of Declining Oil Prices Of The UAE S Ministry Of Finance Recently Said Revenue From The V80 Will Be Spent On Education Health Care And Infrastructure in Addition To The V80 However Saudi Arabia Has Also Hiked Gas Prices While The Kingdom's Gas Prices Have Roughly Doubled They're Sti... Read More
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NTSB Assisting Costa Rica With Investigation Into Plane Crash That Killed Scarsdale Family

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Detected Closed Captioning: Deep In The Costa Rican Woods This Small Plane Went Up In Flames Inside It The Steinberg Family Mom Irene Dad Bruce And Their Three Teenage Boys 19 Year-old zachery 18 Year Old William And Matthew just 13 Years Old It Hasn't Really Connected Yet That And I Lost So Much My Family Tamra Steinberg Jacobson In Shock And In Pain She Found Out The News While On vacation With Family In Florida Just A Few Days Before She Was With Them In Miami Celebrating Her Older Brother Bruce's 50th Birthday Obviously They Didn't Really Believe It At That Time their Longtime Nanny Also Said Goodbye To The Family At Their Scarsdale Home Before Their Trip They Say Bye-bye Luke But They Never Made It Back The Small plane ... Read More
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Among Pentagon’s New Year’s resolutions: more cyber

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WASHINGTON — The Pentagon’s No. 2 expects to spend a chunk of time on cyber issues in 2018, amidst a broad reorganization of the department’s management and acquisition structure. Patrick Shanahan, the deputy secretary of defense, told reporters Dec. 21 that part of his focus for the new year will be making sure the Pentagon’s cyber security is up to snuff after years of what officials openly talk about as having fallen behind the commercial sector. ... Read More
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Utah’s Hatch to retire, opening door to possible Romney run

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WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah said Tuesday he will not seek re-election after serving more than 40 years in the Senate, opening the door for former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney to run for his seat. Hatch, 83, said he’s always been a fighter, “but every good fighter knows when to hang up the gloves.” Hatch is the longest-serving Republican in the Senate. He chairs the powerful Senate Finance Committe... Read More
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How the “Original Internet Godfather” walked away from his cyber crime past

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Enlarge / Brett Johnson tears up when he mentions the FBI special agent who helped him quit online fraud.Dionysios Demetis This article was originally published on ... Read More
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Family, Friends Speak Out On Steinberg Family Loss In Costa Rica Plane Crash

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Detected Closed Captioning: Deep In The Costa Rican Woods This Small Plane Went Up In Flames Inside It The Steinberg Family Mom Irene Dad Bruce And Their Three Teenage Boys 19 Year-old zachery 18 Year Old William And Matthew Just 13 Years Old It Hasn't Really Connected Yet That You know I Lost So Much My Family Tomorrow Steinberg Jacobson In Shock And In Pain She Found Out The News While On Vacation With Family In Florida Just A Few Days Before She Was With Them In Miami Celebrating Her Older Brother Bruce's 50th Birthday Obviously They Didn't Really Believe It At That Time Their longtime Nanny Also Said Goodbye To The Family At Their Scarsdale Home Before the Trip They Say Bye-bye Look But They Never Made It Back The Small ... Read More
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NTSB To Assist Costa Rica In Crash Investigation

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Detected Closed Captioning: In The Costa Rican Woods This Small Plane Went Up In Flames Inside It The Steinberg Family Mom Irene Dad Bruce And Their Three Teenage Boys 19 Year-old zachery 18 Year Old William And Matthew Just 13 Years Old It Hasn't Really Connected Yet That You know I Lost So Much Of My Family We're Still Sort Of Numb The Whole Family And I Think Both My Mom And Dad And I Feel Like It's Not Really Real That Were Still In A State Of Disbelief Tomorrow Steinberg Jacobson In Shock And In Pain she Found Out The News While On Vacation With Family In Florida Just A Few Days before She Was With Them In Miami Celebrating Her Older Brother Bruce's 50th Birthday We Were Told That It Was the Crash Happened Right Upon Ba... Read More
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Tax reform 2018: Breaking down the changes to US tax laws

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Detected Closed Captioning: PAUL RYAN HOUSE MINORITY LEADER NANCY PELOSI TOMORROW. THE HOUSE WILL BE BACK NEXT MONDAY. LAUREN: MANY PEOPLE SAID THE LAST DAYS CALLING THEIR ACCOUNTANT TO FIGURE OUT HOW THE TAX BILL AFFECTS THEM PERSONALLY. SOME THINGS IN THE BILL NOT GETTING A LOT OF ATTENTION. MITCH ROCHELLE JOINS US NOW. HAPPY NEW YEAR. THE YEAR, NEW TAX LAW. PARTICULARLY WOULD WANT? >> I'LL GIVE YOU SOME BAD NEWS IF WE TAKE CLIENTS HOW TO PLAY GOLF OR TAKE THEM TO A BALLGAME, ALL OF THOSE EXPENSES ARE NOT DEDUCTIBLE AS DRIVING JANUARY 1. SOME CORPORATE PERKS THAT BUSINESSES USE TO MOVE CLIENTS NO LONGER DEDUCTIBLE UNDER THE NEW TAX LAW. LAUREN: DOUBLE IMPACT THE WALL STREET INDUSTRY FOR INSTANCE. THEY BE HUSBANDS AND ... Read More
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Scarsdale Family Killed In Costa Rica Crash

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Germany: Nazi-era architecture lingers today

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A number of iconic Nazi-era buildings still stand in Berlin today; the Olympic stadium where Hitler gave his fiery speeches is now home of the Hertha Berlin football team.They’ve been preserved and repurposed in a conscious effort to keep Germany’s history alive and honour the debate they inspire about guilt and memory of the Nazi era.Al Jazeera’s Dominic Kane reports from Berlin, Germany. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe... Read More
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Tesla the Car Is a Household Name. Long Ago, So Was Nikola Tesla.

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Tesla was on the cover of Time magazine in 1931 but died a poor man in 1943 after years devoted to projects that did not receive adequate financing. Yet his most significant inventions resonate today.The A.C. MotorIn 1884, Tesla came to New York to work for Thomas Edison with... Read More
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New in 2018: The fight against ISIS evolves

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The Islamic State group’s physical caliphate in Iraq and Syria has been destroyed, but the group is not defeated. Just a few years ago, ISIS controlled vast territory over Syria, Iraq and the Euphrates River valley, including lucrative oil fields to finance their regime. But much of that came to an end as U.S.-backed Iraqi and Syrian forces liberated ISIS’ urban strongholds. At the start of 2018, the extremist group is barely hol... Read More
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Sleeping rough in Paris: Homeless numbers on the rise

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In July, French President Emmanuel Macron said he wanted to end homelessness in his country by the end of the year.But humanitarian groups say the problem is getting worse. In Paris alone 30,000 people are still sleeping rough.Al Jazeera's Nadim Baba reports from Paris. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe- Follow us on Twitter: ... Read More
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Tax update 2018: ‘Cuts and Jobs Act’ will hit LI hard

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By TIMOTHY McHALE // At first glance, the recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act seems to hit Long Island – and all high-tax areas – pretty hard. One reason: Many businesses on Long Island are pass-through entities in the service sector, which do not qualify for the reduced corporate rate or the additional pass-through deductions. Pass-through entities, with the exception of service industries, are allowed a deduction (subject to limitations) that effectively taxes their income at a 29 percent rate. Specified services include any businesses performing services in the fields of health, law, consulting, financial... Read More
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George Karekwaivanane discusses the future of Zimbabwe

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Detected Closed Captioning: Well Our Colleague Here Rachelle A Koufos Spoke With Jorge Correct Wafaa nene About Zimbabwe's Economy He Is A lecturer In African Studies At The University Of Edinburgh He Started Off She Started Off By Asking him About How The New Government Is Affecting The Country's Economic Outlook I Think The Economy Has Been Struggling the Unemployment Has Been By Some estimates More Than 90% People Have Been Struggling To Get Cash There's Been A Serious Liquidity Crunch You Find People queuing On The Banks To Get Their Own Cash People Have Had To Rely On The Informal Sector For Their Livelihoods But Because Of The Low Disposable Income For Many People That Has Still Been A Very Difficult Way To Make Ends M... Read More
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Infrastructure spending a big boost to American jobs?

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Detected Closed Captioning: MUNICIPALITIES ARE UNDER MORE PRESSURE SO YOU HAVE TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO GET PRIVATE INVESTMENT IN STATES AND MUNICIPALITIES AND THEY SHOULD ASSETS THEY DON'T NEED TO OWN ANYWAY. WHEN YOU ARE TALKING INFRASTRUCTURE, 86% OF OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE COSTS, THE PRESSURE ON MUNICIPALITIES TO TAKE CARE OF OLD STUFF IS ALSO -- CHARLES: THEY GOT CAUGHT IN THAT TRAP, THEY PATCH THE SAME HOLDS IS THE WHOLE BUDGET. A PHILOSOPHICAL, DEMOCRATS LOVE THE IDEA OF INFRASTRUCTURE WAS HIS SIGNATURE, THE HOOVER DAM IS SOMETHING PEOPLE POINTED TO FOR A LONG TIME. SHOULD THERE BE A SIGNATURE, INFRASTRUCTURE ITEM DONALD TRUMP SHOULD CONSIDER. FUTURE SOMETHING ALL AMERICANS HYPER LOOP OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT. >> I ... Read More
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Turkey, Russia reportedly sign loan deal for S-400 air defense system

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ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish media are reporting that Turkish and Russian officials have signed a financing agreement for the purchase of a Russian-made anti-missile system worth $2.5 billion. The Hurriyet Daily News newspaper said the loan deal for four S-400 surface-to-air missile batteries was signed in the Turkish capital Ankara on Friday. ... Read More
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Out There: U.F.O.s: Is This All There Is?

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For a minimum of $200, you can join and help finance their research into how U.F.O.s do whatever it is they do, as well as telepathy and “a point-to-point transportation craft that will erase the current travel limits of distance and time” by using a drive that “alters the space-time metric” — that is, a warp drive going faster than the speed of light, Einstein’s old cosmic speed limit.“We believe there are transformative discoveries within our reach that will revolutionize the human experience, but they can only be accomplished ... Read More
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Goldman Sachs expects $5 billion hit from tax overhaul in 4Q  

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Goldman Sachs expects to take a $5 billion hit to profits for the fourth quarter and year because of the tax overhaul signed into law last week. The New York bank on Friday became one of the first to release details on how changes in the tax code will affect how money parked overseas is handled. Two thirds of the $5 billion are due to changes in repatriation taxes, when funds are returned from overseas, according to Goldman. The remainder includes the “effects of the implementation of the territorial tax system and the remeasurement of U.S. deferred tax assets at lo... Read More
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Stripe wants to modernize commerce for the internet age

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Back in 2010, Patrick and John Collison cofounded Stripe, which quickly gained a following thanks to how easily it let developers integrate a payment system with a few lines of code, something that financial tech giants like PayPal lacked at the time. More than seven years later, the Y Combinator alumnus has matured; its mission of helping developers process online payments has moved beyond transactions to tackle an even more important ... Read More
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House Intel chair demands DOJ stop stonewalling over Trump dossier

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Published on Dec 28, 2017Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) on the Russia investigation and how Hillary Clinton could be in legal jeopardy over the Russia dossier. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: GREAT TO HAVE YOU HE... Read More
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Why the carried interest loophole wasn’t eliminated from the tax bill

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Published on Dec 28, 2017Economist Ben Stein on the problems with the carried interest loophole and how it benefits politicians in Washington. Category News & Politics License ... Read More
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Unwinding bureaucracy: Start of 2018 to see major Pentagon reform

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WASHINGTON — The first two months of 2018 will see two major shifts on the business side of the Pentagon, with the creation of three new offices that will report directly to the secretary of defense. The goal, deputy secretary of defense Patrick Shanahan told reporters on Dec. 21, is to make the changes as irreversible as possible in a system notoriously impervious to substantive changes. “We want to make sure that with the strok... Read More
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‘Bhutto changed how women are seen’ in Pakistan – Interview

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Interview: ‘Bhutto changed how women are seen’ in PakistanIt's been 10 years since Pakistan's former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated at a campaign rally.Bhutto was the first woman to lead a Muslim country and a part of Pakistan's most famous political dynasty.Beena Sarwar, a Pakistani journalist who focuses on human rights, media freedom and peace issues, joins Al Jazeera to speak about her legacy and how she believes Bhutto 'changed how women are seen'.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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UNHCR: Middle East refugees at risk as winter funds shrink

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According to the UNHCR, more than 3.8 million refugees and internally displaced people in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Turkey, Jordan and Egypt need winter assistance.A cold weather programme which began last month is aimed at helping the most vulnerable families.But of the $228m needed to finance this year's winter programme, only $143m has been received - a shortfall of nearly 40 percent.Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More