BUSINESS

Citing high cost, Trump says Boeing’s contract to build Air Force One should be canceled – Washington Post »

President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday took aim at one of the preeminent symbols of presidential power, saying on Twitter that the amount the Pentagon plans to spend on a new…

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After ObamaCare: Insurers look to GOP for help – The Hill »

Health insurers on Tuesday offered up a list of actions they’d like to see Congress take once the ObamaCare repeal effort begins next year. America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), the…

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US Productivity Rose at 3.1% Rate in Third Quarter – Wall Street Journal »

WASHINGTON—The cost of labor in the U.S. grew more quickly than previously thought in the spring and summer, the latest sign that Americans’ wages are picking up. The new data…

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America

Trump’s unpredictable style unnerves corporate America – Washington Post »

The turbulence began Tuesday morning with one of President-elect Donald Trump’s signature tweets of wrath: a public jab at Boeing…

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Trump’s tweet shaming startles corporate America – Politico »

For corporate America, Donald Trump is quickly putting the bully in the bully pulpit. The president-elect has already singled out…

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Obama says that in America you “can criticize a president — without retribution” – Quartz »

In his last national security speech, delivered before troops on Dec. 6, Barack Obama praised and defended his administration’s legacy…

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Alaska Air Group Wins Approval to Buy Virgin America – New York Times »

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America’s Math Scores Are Getting Worse – Huffington Post »

When it comes to literacy in math, science and reading, American teens are far from top performers, according to new…

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America’s Math Scores Are Getting Worse – Huffington Post »

When it comes to literacy in math, science and reading, American teens are far from top performers, according to new…

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TECHNOLOGY

Samsung gets another chance to reduce Apple’s $400 million patent win – The Verge »

The Supreme Court has overturned Apple’s $400 million award in its long-running patent lawsuit against Samsung. Apple won the case in 2012, convincing a federal court that a number of Samsung devices had infringed upon iPhone design patents — including one for a rectangular device…

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Why It’s Time for Tim Cook to Release Apple Watch Sales Numbers – Fortune »

The time has come for Apple and its chief executive Tim Cook to overcome its fears of announcing Apple Watch sales figures. On Monday, research firm IDC released its latest report on the health of the wearables market. While in general, the broader wearables market…

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Google Wifi review: Wi-Fi that works – The Verge »

Google says that the Wifi system is the product of three-and-a-half years of work — and it has previously released a router, called the OnHub. But Google Wifi is different from what Google did before. First of all, Google is making it directly. Google Wifi…

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Google just notched a big victory in the fight against climate change – The Verge »

Outside Tulsa, Oklahoma, among a series of nondescript warehouses off Route 69, lies a Google campus. Beyond its peculiar location — about 2,000 miles from the company’s Mountain View, California headquarters — the site has all the standard hallmarks. There are polka-dotted employee badges, free…

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SCIENCE

Jumping robot inspired by bush babies – BBC News »

Media captionScientists in California have built an extremely agile robot Scientists in the US have unveiled an athletic robot which takes its inspiration from bush…

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Earth’s spin is slowing at a rate of 1.8 milliseconds per century – Los Angeles Times »

The latest findings in Earth science are brought to you by ancient astronomers who observed the heavens as much as 2,700 years ago. Thanks to…

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Hexagon-shaped storm spotted on Saturn – USA TODAY »

A strange hexagon-shaped storm spins over the northern hemisphere of Saturn.(Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute) NASA’s Cassini spacecraft sent back more jaw-dropping photos of Saturn this…

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Asia

How Trump’s Call With Taiwan Could Affect US Goals in Asia – New York Times

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Mid-East

Aleppo’s fall would be win for Russia, defeat for US in Mideast – Reuters

WASHINGTON U.S.-backed moderate rebels’ loss of the eastern half of Syria’s largest city Aleppo to Russian-backed government forces would be a defeat for President Barack Obama’s efforts to promote democracy and defeat terrorism in the Middle…

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America

Trump’s unpredictable style unnerves corporate America – Washington Post

The turbulence began Tuesday morning with one of President-elect Donald Trump’s signature tweets of wrath: a public jab at Boeing alleging that the cost of building Air Force One had spiraled out of control. That came…

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FINANCE

Business Insider is hiring a paid editorial intern for its finance team – Business Insider

Spencer Platt/Getty Business Insider is looking for a fun finance geek to join the team this winter as a paid intern. Business Insider’s finance vertical covers financial professionals and everything they do. A basic understanding of…

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Europe

The future of the EU is at stake as Europe’s leaders face a new fear: Voters – Washington Post

BRUSSELS — Europe’s leaders have a new fear — their own voters. A ballot-box revolution is gathering steam on the troubled continent, where citizens this year have seized opportunities to depose top officials and step into…

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FOOTBALL

UC football search down to 2-3 candidates – Cincinnati.com

UC athletic director Mike Bohn(Photo: Enquirer file) The search to replace Tommy Tuberville entered Day Three on Tuesday, with sources telling The Enquirer that the University of Cincinnati is down to “two or three serious candidates” for…

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TRAVEL

The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2017 – PEOPLE.com

Travel + Leisure released its list of the Best Places to Travel in 2017 on Tuesday, and the honorees might surprise you. Mixed in among the stunning tropical islands (Bermuda, Hawaii, a Cambodian archipelago) and expected European capitals (Oslo, Helsinki, Belfast)…

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UK

Shippea Hill: just ‘one person a month’ uses UK’s quietest train station – The Guardian

The quietest train station in Britain is used by the equivalent of just one passenger per month, latest figures show. Shippea Hill station in Cambridgeshire had only 12 entries and exits during 2015-16, according to the…

Dec 7 2016 / Read More »

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