BUSINESS

Apple’s Day of Reckoning Comes With Billion-Euro Tax Bill Risk – Bloomberg »

The European Union is expected to conclude Tuesday that Ireland provided Apple Inc. with illegal aid through a favorable tax arrangement, a decision that may cost the iPhone maker billions…

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New emails reportedly show Clinton Foundation exec, State Dept. aide discussed access to China president – Fox News »

Recently released emails appear to further show a direct connection between the Clinton Foundation and the State Department when Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, including efforts to get foundation…

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Mylan to Offer a Generic EpiPen at Half the Price – New York Times »

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America

Just How Do You Think America Became ‘Great’ In The First Place? – Huffington Post »

In the twelfth chapter of the second book of Samuel, the prophet Nathan famously described a scenario to King David,…

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‘America’s toughest sheriff’ kept racially profiling Latinos, now faces criminal prosecution – Washington Post »

A darling of the far right and a longtime adversary of civil-rights groups and immigration activists, “America’s toughest sheriff” will…

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What Makes This Maryland Bus Stop America’s Worst? – Here And Now »

The worst bus stop in America is a small patch of concrete at the intersection of Route 29 and Crestmoor…

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The James Beard Foundation Brings a Tasty Tour Across America – Modern Farmer »

More than 200 nights a year, the James Beard Foundation hosts dinners prepared by world-class guest chefs at the former…

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Coulter: "We Have Turned America Into a Charity Ward," How Did The Entire World Become Our Problem? – RealClearPolitics »

In an interview on MSNBC’s ‘Andrea Mitchell Reports’ on Monday, author of the new book, In Trump We Trust: E…

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America’s Water Supply: The Corrosion of a Proud Tradition – Scientific American (blog) »

The debacle in Flint, Michigan was a betrayal of the public trust at every level of government. The horror of…

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TECHNOLOGY

Sufferers of iPhone 6’s ‘Touch Disease’ may soon have a class action lawsuit – TechCrunch »

iPhones around the world are dying in a peculiar way, and Apple isn’t doing right by affected users, asserts a lawsuit filed over the weekend. The plaintiffs are three in number for now but hope to elevate the case to class action status. It all…

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Alphabet executive steps down from Uber board amid growing competition – Business Insider »

By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet executive David Drummond, who has been a director on the Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] board for close to three years, has stepped down, the ride-hailing firm confirmed on Monday. The move is a signal of increased overlap…

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Apple’s Day of Reckoning Comes With Billion-Euro Tax Bill Risk – Bloomberg »

The European Union is expected to conclude Tuesday that Ireland provided Apple Inc. with illegal aid through a favorable tax arrangement, a decision that may cost the iPhone maker billions of euros and stir concern among hundreds of other companies. The European Commission’s anticipated announcement…

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Russian hackers targeted Arizona election system – Washington Post »

Hackers targeted voter registration systems in Illinois and Arizona, and the FBI alerted Arizona officials in June that Russians were behind the assault on the election system in that state. The bureau described the threat as “credible” and significant, “an eight on a scale of…

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SCIENCE

Scientists Divided Over How Lucy Died – NPR »

Enlarge this image Professor John Kappelman with 3D printed replications of Lucy’s bones. Marsha Miller / University of Texas Austin hide caption toggle caption Marsha…

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Lucy, our hominid cousin, may have died in a tragic fall from a tree – Washington Post »

A model of Lucy, one of the most famous possible human ancestors. (Michael Stravato/Associated Press) Picture Lucy, the 3.2-million-year-old Australopithecus afarensis, who is the most famous ancestor in our…

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Most pediatricians say parents have refused vaccines for their kids – STAT »

More doctors are reporting encounters with parents refusing to vaccinate their kids than a decade ago, but parents’ reasons for skipping immunizations have shifted in the past…

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Asia

In Asia, Obama faces trade pact test amid US opposition – Reuters

WASHINGTON When President Barack Obama travels to Asia next week, he will try to reassure leaders in the region that he still has the clout to deliver U.S. approval for the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership, even though…

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Mid-East View PDF

Obama’s Imperial Mideast Policy Unravels – Consortium News

Exclusive: President Obama’s Mideast policy is such a confusing mess that he is now supporting Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria although it’s primary target is not ISIS but another U.S. ally, the Kurds, explains Daniel Lazare.…

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America

Just How Do You Think America Became ‘Great’ In The First Place? – Huffington Post

In the twelfth chapter of the second book of Samuel, the prophet Nathan famously described a scenario to King David, wherein a terrific injustice is done. A man with everything steals the entire means of living…

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FINANCE

EXCLUSIVE: Mercy Health creates senior finance position – Cincinnati Business Courier

As you were browsing http://www.bizjournals.com something about your browser made us think you were a bot. There are a few reasons this might happen: You’re a power user moving through this website with super-human speed. You’ve…

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Europe

Heatwave comes at a price for mainland Europe – Aljazeera.com

Some people do not like hot and sunny weather. That may well be for health reasons: hay fever sufferers and asthmatics tend to prefer cooler, cloudier weather. But for many Europeans an extended period of summer…

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FOOTBALL What things will you get sick of hearing about this college football season? – SB Nation

What things will you get sick of hearing about this college football season? – SB Nation

I hear these takes a comin’, they’re rollin’ round the bend. College football has lots of truisms that aren’t really true. This means some teams and leagues get too much credit, and others don’t get…

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TRAVEL

This guy quit a comfortable job to travel the world — here’s how he makes a living on the road – CNBC

Leonard’s goal for his website is to show his audience what it’s like to become a “townie,” whether it’s living in a new community for six months or a year. That’s why he spends enough time…

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UK

Calais chief wants new migrant border deal with UK – BBC News

Media captionFormer ambassador Sir Peter Ricketts said moving the border checks would pull thousands more migrants into Calais “to chance their arm” Migrants in Calais seeking asylum in the UK should be allowed to lodge their…

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