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Hobby Lobby Boss Under Investigation For Illegal Biblical Antiquities From Iraq

The Daily Beast | Kelly Chen | October 27, 2015 | Business
One of America’s most famously Christian businesses is amassing a vast collection of Biblical antiquities. The problem is some of them may have been looted from the Middle East.

REI To Close For Black Friday

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | October 26, 2015 | Business
Outdoor retailer REI has found a novel way to separate itself from the pack on Black Friday: The company is going to close its stores for the day. In a statement on the REI.com website Monday, CEO Jerry Stritzke announced that the retailer would break...

House Republicans Join Democrats In Taking First Step Toward Renewing Export-Import Bank

Reuters | Marina Fang | October 26, 2015 | Politics
WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (Reuters) - The dormant U.S. Export-Import bank moved a step closer to revival on Monday as Republicans and Democrats approved a rarely successful maneuver to force a vote to renew the trade lender's charter. The move effectively bypasses House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb...

House Conservatives Say It's Too Late To Stop A Debt Ceiling Deal

Reuters | Marina Fang | October 26, 2015 | Politics
WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives' most influential conservative group told Reuters on Monday it was too late to stop an extension of the federal debt ceiling this week, but they will not hold it against the expected next House Speaker, Paul Ryan. Representatives...

Hillary Clinton Attacks Coal Company For Trying To 'Shirk Its Responsibilities' To Retirees

Reuters | Marina Fang | October 26, 2015 | Politics
WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Monday took aim at another coal company, saying Peabody Energy Corp is trying to "shirk its responsibilities" to pay the healthcare benefits of retired mine workers. Clinton earlier this month said the restructuring plan suggested by Patriot Coal...

Martin Shkreli's Reddit AMA Sees Him Admit He Was A 'Jackass'

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | October 26, 2015 | Canada Business
If Martin Shkreli could go back and do things differently, he wouldn't have been such a "flippant jackass" after he raised the price of a drug by more than 5,400 per cent. The CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals held a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) session on...

Walmart Wants To Test A Drone Delivery Service

Reuters | Lorenzo Ligato | October 26, 2015 | Technology
Wal-Mart Stores Inc applied Monday to U.S. regulators for permission to test drones for home delivery, curbside pickup and checking warehouse inventories, a sign it plans to go head-to-head with Amazon in using drones to fill and deliver online orders. The world's largest retailer by revenue has...

Airlines Work Together To Declare War On Cyber Attackers

Reuters | Lorenzo Ligato | October 26, 2015 | Technology
The aviation industry is stepping up efforts to enlist coordinated international support in the battle against the threats posed to airlines and passengers by hackers and those seeking to exploit IT systems. The security of commercial airlines and whether the systems crucial to fly planes are vulnerable to cyber attacks...

United CEO’s Heart Attack Underscores Health Hazards Of Stress

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | October 26, 2015 | Business
United Continental chief executive Oscar Munoz was extremely stressed in the days and weeks leading up to a debilitating heart attack earlier this month, a source familiar with the situation told The Huffington Post.  A bike rider who golfs and plays tennis, the 56-year-old Munoz...

Brace Yourself For Even More Facebook Notifications

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | October 26, 2015 | Technology
Could Facebook be a one-stop shop for every aspect of your personal life? The social media company sure hopes so. Starting Monday, users of the Facebook mobile app will begin to notice more detailed notifications -- those little updates you see when you tap the "globe" icon in the iOS...

The Breakfast Habits Of Insanely Successful People

The Huffington Post | James Cave | October 26, 2015 | Taste
What does a real breakfast of champions look like? Well, if you wish to start your days as successfully as Jack Dorsey started Twitter, feast your eyes on the following infographic, produced by UK-based MakeItCheaper.com. Using information from various published interviews, the infographic lists the morning...

Bacon May Soon Come With A Warning Label In California

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | October 26, 2015 | Politics
Bacon lovers, it may not be easy to brush off the World Health Organization's new ruling that red and processed meats cause cancer -- at least not in California.  Following WHO's Monday announcement classifying processed meats -- such as bacon, sausage, hot dogs and ham --...

If You Love Discomfort, American's 'No Frills' Fare May Be For You

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | October 26, 2015 | Travel
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13 Celebratory Photos That Show Moms' Bodies Are Miraculous

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | October 26, 2015 | Parents
Fed up with a culture that celebrates moms who "get their pre-baby bodies back" and fails to embrace the changes women undergo during pregnancy and birth, fashion designer Mallorie Dunn decided to combat this phenomenon. Earlier this month, Dunn launched #MiracleMomBods, an ad campaign for her body-positive clothing...

Bernie Sanders Joins Verizon Picket Line

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | October 26, 2015 | Politics
In a rare move for a major presidential candidate, Democratic hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) joined a picket line with Verizon workers in New York City on Monday. The decision to single out a major U.S. corporation by joining a worker protest...

Lawmakers Slam Social Security's Treatment Of Same-Sex Couples

Ryan Grenoble | October 26, 2015 | Politics
Thirty-eight U.S. senators and 83 U.S. Representatives on Monday sent a letter to the Social Security Administration grilling the agency over its treatment of married same-sex couples. The group, led by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.), specifically takes issue with the SSA giving...

Most Female Billionaires Live In This Country

Nina Bahadur | October 26, 2015 | Women
Women make up just 10 percent of the world's billionaires, but their ranks are steadily growing -- at least in certain countries. According to The Independent, China is the country with the largest number of billionaire women in the world by a landslide.     The Independent...

Whole Foods Recalls Chicken And Pasta Salad Due To Listeria Risk

Kate Bratskeir | October 26, 2015 | Healthy Living
Whole Foods has recalled 230 pounds of curry chicken salad and pasta salad due to potential listeria contamination. The grocer issued the recall after some samples tested positive for listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that often grows in unpasteurized foods and can cause symptoms such as diarrhea,...

'Jem And The Holograms' Was A Truly Outrageous Flop At The Box Office

Stephanie Marcus | October 26, 2015 | Entertainment
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a truly outrageous weekend at the box office, and not in a good way. The pack of new releases proved to be all out duds, some worse than others, leaving room for holdovers "The Martian" and "Goosebumps" to stay in the...

New York Launches Investigation Into Major Internet Providers Over Connection Speeds

Damon Beres | October 26, 2015 | Technology
(Reuters) - The New York attorney general is probing whether three major Internet providers could be short-changing consumers by charging them for faster broadband speeds and failing to deliver the speeds being advertised, according to documents seen by Reuters. The letters, which were sent on Friday to executives at Verizon...
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