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  1. Fed vice chair indicates September rate hike still possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer says that incoming economic data and market developments will likely determine whether the Fed boosts interest rates in September. Fischer says that before the recent turbulence in financial markets, there was a "pretty strong case" for starting to hike rates in September.

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  2. Q&A: How did China cause market turmoil? And what's next?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    With the Chinese stock market turmoil that incited global panic abated -- at least for now -- here are some questions and answers about it, as well as lessons to learn: China's main stock index tumbled nearly 23 percent over five days before returning to positive territory Thursday and Friday. It had more than doubled over 12 months from June 2014 as state media encouraged the public to invest even after economic growth began to slow.

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  3. Wonkblog: Fed vice chair on rates: No decision made on SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... the annual symposium hosted by the Kansas City Fed. Kansas City Fed President Esther George suggested to Fox Business News that she still favored a September hike but wanted to "wait and see" if there was fallout from the financial market ...

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  4. Fed Watch: Hawkish RumblingsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Economist's View

    Hawkish Rumblings, by Tim Duy : Fedspeak from the Jackson Hole conference suggests that the more hawkish FOMC participants are sticking to their guns. Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Loretta Mester, via the Wall Street Journal: "I want to take the time I have between now and the September meeting to evaluate all the economic information that's come in, including recent volatility in markets and the reasons behind that," Ms.

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  5. Apple trails Fitbit in its first full quarter on the wearables marketRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    This April 10, 2015 file photo shows the Apple watch Sport displayed in Washington, DC. The Apple Watch debuted at number two in the wearables space, shipping an estimated 3.6 million units in the second quarter of 2015, according to a new report from IDC.

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  6. BGSU president talks the state of the universityRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    Bowling Green State University President Mary Ellen Mazey delivered her annual State of the University address today, highlighting the past year's accomplishments and outlining a "path to future success." She noted retention efforts, large honors college admission numbers, and a freshman class this fall of 3,402 students - a 12 percent increase over last year.

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  7. Animal cruelty video prompts McDonald's, Tyson to cut ties with farmRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CBC News

    McDonald's and Tyson Foods have stopped buying from a Tennessee farm where workers were videotaped abusing chickens. McDonald's Corp and Tyson Foods both severed ties on Thursday with a Tennessee farm where workers were seen stabbing, clubbing and stomping on chickens in an undercover video shot by animal rights activists.

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  8. Maryland Attorney General settles with Safeguard PropertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Ohio-based Safeguard Properties, which has faced claims across the country that it locked people out of their homes or took their belongings before the foreclosure process was complete, settled a complaint from the Maryland Attorney General Friday. Under the settlement, Safeguard, the nation's largest mortgage field services company, agreed to a host of reforms to its practices and to pay $167,000 in restitution to Marylanders allegedly harmed.

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  9. Brown: The 2015 F-150 pickup: Redefining 'Ford tough'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    It is a gamble, but one that might be worth the risk. In the future, it could say more about the future of Ford Motor Co.

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  10. NASA has a mission called 'OMG.' Here's how it got its name.Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    OMG isn't just popular shorthand for "Oh my God," it's also a NASA mission . Short for Oceans Melting Greenland, the research program is dedicated to looking at the loss of ice around the world's largest island - a rapidly changing part of the planet that likely has many climate scientists exclaiming, "Oh, my God!" But it's far from the only interesting or on-point acronym the space agency has used lately: Consider KaBOOM , or Ka-Band Objects Observation and Monitoring, which tracks things that could crash into the Earth.

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  11. Ottawa spent $5B less than it took in between April and JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CBC News

    Ottawa has posted a $5-billion surplus for the first three months of fiscal 2015, it was revealed today. The federal government has taken in $5 billion more than it spent since April, the Department of Finance revealed Friday.

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  12. Digital 'ambulance chasers' are profiting off the misery of the Ashley Madison hackRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Shortly after tens of millions of users of hacked cheating site Ashley Madison had their private lives exposed, many discovered an e-mail in their inbox from a six-month-old start-up named Trustify. Calling itself the "Uber for private investigators," the small Washington-based site had seized on the stolen data, building a search tool If the search found a hit, Trustify sent the exposed user a warning that the data could "follow you across the web forever" and "ruin your life" - as well as a link to its $67-an-hour investigator service, where the site dangled "ways to hide the exposed details."

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  13. Apple Music Exec Ian Rogers Steps DownRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Fast Company

    Ian Rogers, a key music executive at Apple, has resigned from the company, the Financial Times reports . The former Beats Music CEO was instrumental in developing Apple Music's Beats 1 radio station and helping the company move into the Spotify-dominated streaming music market.

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  14. Fast-food's new target: The snack attackRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    After years of slinging super-sized servings, some fast-food chains are starting to see the benefits of offering daintier bites. That includes mini-hot dogs, little chicken sandwiches and shakes that are smaller than a small.

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  15. 5 Great Free Apps For Coping With Day-Long Airline TravelRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Fast Company

    The only thing worse than traveling is traveling alla daya long. Between the layovers, the delays, the endless lines, it's a wonder we don't see more modern-day meltdowns.

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  16. Support For Entrepreneurs May End Up On The UN's Next AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Fast Company

    As the world prepares to create 600 million new jobs by a deadline of 2020, Dell entrepreneur in residence Elizabeth Gore is trying to put entrepreneur support on the UN's official agenda for the next 15 years. She says almost all of those new jobs will be generated by entrepreneurs instead of existing corporations or government agencies.

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  17. This SAT Prep Platform Works On Motivation As Much As Content KnowledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Fast Company

    While college entrance exams are now optional for some schools, and the status of the tests has flagged amid discussions of bias and limited predictive value, the SAT and ACT are still important elements of the college admissions process. The belief that it's in college-bound kids' best interest to get the highest score they can has resulted in a multibillion-dollar test-prep industry that more than doubled in size between 1998 and 2012 .

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  18. How Freelancers Are Fighting For Their Labor RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Fast Company

    "On average, our members are owed over $10,000 in unpaid invoices and spend 36 hours tracking down each missing payment," says Freelancers Union founder and labor lawyer Sara Horowitz. She explains that nearly half of their members report issues in getting paid.

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  19. The Secret Talents Of Middle Children That Make Them Great LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Fast Company

    While much is made of the dreaded "middle child syndrome," middle children are actually the "stealth leaders" of the birth-order pack, according to Katrin Schumann , coauthor of The Secret Power of Middle Children . I spoke to Schumann about some of the qualities middle children tend to develop that prime them to be trailblazers, entrepreneurs, and fantastic team leaders.

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  20. LeBron James sells Coconut Grove mansion for $13.4 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Orlando Sentinel

    The 12,000-square-foot Miami mansion, reduced from $17 million, sold for $13.4 million. The six-bedroom, 8 1/2- bathroom mansion has a wine cellar, a movie theater, a private sun deck and a dock for two 60-foot yachts.

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