Avon escapes board makeover, cuts deal with hedge fund

Wilting beauty products company Avon Products said an investor group led by Barington Capital has agreed to withdraw its bid to elect two opposing candidates to the company’s board in

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Why more and more in U.S. are returning to work

Hundreds of thousands of Americans are streaming back into an improving labor market as employers raise wages and hire less skilled job candidates to cope with an intensifying worker shortage. The portion of the U.S. population working or looking for

Battle over big energy infrastructure heats up

Building electric power lines across long distances and state boundaries can be a daunting task for developers, as the best-laid plans can go awry over local opposition. That was the case for an independent transmission company called Clean Line Energy

Stocks close slightly higher; Dow, S&P up 0.1%

Wall Street kicked off the new week with very modest gains as investors brace for a slew of economic reports, including a key jobs report Friday, that could shed fresh light on the health of the economy and provide clues

Yellen: Fed to move ‘cautiously’ on rate hikes

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday the central bank will move cautiously as it weighs interest rate hikes in light of a weak global economy and stubbornly low inflation, raising questions about whether policymakers will make a move this

SunEdison shares tumble 55% on bankruptcy filing fears

Shares of renewable power firm SunEdison plummeted 55% Tuesday as it teetered on the edge of bankruptcy amid slumping oil prices and swirling questions over the company’s accounting practices. SunEdison faces a “substantial risk” of bankruptcy, according to the U.S.

Yellen’s speech in New York pulls stocks out of early dive

The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor’s 500 index both closed at 2016 highs Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen pulled stocks out of an early slump when she said the central bank will move cautiously on

Consumer spending posts scant Feb. increase, personal income growth slows

U.S. consumer spending posted a tiny gain for the third straight month in February while income growth slowed sharply. Consumer spending edged up 0.1% in February, matching similar lackluster gains in January and December, the Commerce Department reported Monday. Personal

FBI hacks into terrorist’s iPhone without Apple

Although the government officially withdrew from its battle against Apple Monday, many observers sense the tech privacy war is just getting started. “This lawsuit may be over, but the Constitutional and privacy questions it raised are not,” Congressman Darrell Issa

Workers, firms differ on $15 minimum wage

A plan to increase California’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022 has opened the biggest fault lines yet between advocates of higher pay and critics who say it kills jobs and raises prices for consumers. Proponents say the Golden

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Entertainment

HBO Now available for Verizon subscribers

The new standalone streaming service HBO NOW is now available to Verizon broadband customers and coming to wireless subscribers, too. And HBO content will also be on board with Verizon’s

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Mario, Nintendo kin jumping into theme parks

While the famed Japanese creator of Mario Bros. and Donkey Kong spent most of his trip to last week’s Electronic

‘Jurassic’ stomps to No. 1 for second week

Jurassic World continues to chomp into all-time records. The dinosaur blockbuster roared to No. 1 and $102 million in its

New ‘Captain America’ has all-star cast

The Hulk is probably sad right now since he’s one of the only Avengers not in Captain America: Civil War.

‘Furious 7′ is No. 1 for third straight week

Furious 7 continues to roll at the box office, cruising to victory for the third weekend in a row with

Green Day, Ringo rock Hall of Fame ceremony

When the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies return here every few years to the hall’s spiritual and

‘Furious 7′ revs up record-breaking weekend

Furious 7 didn’t just race to the top of the box office — it lapped the competition. The latest installment

SXSW: Thousands of gigs later, festival is a wrap

Over the last week here, more than 2,200 bands and artists performed more than 3,000 gigs in music halls, bars

‘It Follows’: Box office curse will only grow

t’s best to be on the lookout for It Follows. The new horror film by director David Robert Mitchell made

HBO documentary star Durst facing legal morass

The legal morass of HBO documentary subject Robert Durst promised to get more complicated Tuesday as the wealthy eccentric faced

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Feds promote artificial turf as safe despite health concerns

Lead levels high enough to potentially harm children have been found in artificial turf used at thousands of schools, playgrounds and day-care centers across the country, yet two federal agencies

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Workers ‘squeezed’ by health insurance costs

Even when there’s good news for health insurance prices, workers still can’t catch a break. A slow-down in growth of

Shire to buy NPS for $5.2 billion

The pharmaceutical buying binge continues globally in 2015. Shire PLC, an Irish-based drugmaker, has agreed to acquire New Jersey-based NPS

McDonald’s tests healthy cafe

Even Ronald McDonald might have to do a double-take in this place. Yes, it’s run by McDonald’s, but this recently-opened

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Tech & Science

NASA finds evidence of recent flowing water on Mars

A NASA spacecraft circling Mars has found evidence of flowing water on the Red Planet’s surface — and in our time, not in some dim and more verdant past. New data reveal that Earth’s close neighbor boasts multiple seeps of

The world is skating on thin ice

The race to claim stakes in the melting Arctic is heating up. That’s because a quarter of the world’s energy reserves are at play Standing 12,000 feet high and stretching more than 1,000 miles, the Lomonosov Ridge very well might

Scientists Explain Key Wrinkle in Moon’s Formation

How did our moon come to be? The dominant theory holds that it broke off of the Earth when another planet collided with ours, about 4.5 billion years ago. But if that’s the case, it seems suspicious to scientists that

Science Just Got Closer to Elephant-Mammoth Hybrid

For the first time since the woolly mammoth went extinct, its genes are working again, Popular Science reports. Sure, it’s only in a lab; woolly mammoths haven’t wandered the planet for about 4,000 years. But the effort at Harvard has

The Future of Clinical Development Discussed on Award Winning Show

PRA Health Sciences Works to Bring Drugs to Market to Improve Lives Boca Raton, FL – March 12, 2015 — Bringing drugs to market isn’t easy. It is time consuming, expensive and finding patients to participate in clinical trials can

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Press Release

Active Calcium Silicate Market to surpass $215 million over the period of 2016-2024.

Within the Europe active calcium silicate market, Germany should surpass USD 17 million by 2024. Implementation of rules and regulations towards product standards and quality should drive regional growth. UK active calcium silicate market size may witness highest industry gains.

Recreational Pot’s “High” Price Tag May Drive More Nevadans to Medical Marijuana

Jordan Groussman, president of Dr. Green Relief Marijuana Doctors, is preparing for a massive influx of patients if Nevada’s recreational marijuana program goes live on July 1, 2017. The company has already seen an increase in patient visits since recreational

Experts speak: will trump “trump” the progress in digital health?

There’s lots of speculation about what will happen to healthcare innovation and technology under the new Trump administration. How will the repeal of the ACA impact healthcare technology? What is the future of innovation in and around value-based care delivery?

Attorney James M. Levy, from the Law Offices of Levy Law, Destin, Florida aids and abets an illegal immigrant child kidnapper and child abuser

Unethical scumbag Lawyer, James M. Levy, helps illegal immigrant client, Jubilie Anqui, in kidnapping and abusing 8-year old German boy Unethical scumbag Lawyer, James M. Levy, helps illegal immigrant client, Jubilie Anqui, in kidnapping and abusing 8-year old German boy.

INNOVATING MARKETING & MANAGEMENT ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH/ FASHION SHOW FOR THE VANITY J BRAND

HOUSTON, TEXAS – 22 Feb, 2017 – Today Innovating Marketing & Management announced the Launch Party/ Fashion Show for the Vanity J Brand. The Vanity J brand was founded by Juanita Wolford, an entrepreneur and beauty instructor from Houston, Texas.

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