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Fox gave Bill O'Reilly big contract after $32 million settlement
$32 million. Bill O'Reilly paid $32 million to a Fox News colleague who threatened to sue him for alleged sexual misconduct.
Nursing homes benefiting from Medicaid loophole
Westminster Village North, a nursing home and retirement community in Indianapolis, recently added 25 beds and two kitchens to speed food delivery to residents. It also redesigned patient rooms to ease wheelchair use and added Wi-Fi and flatscreen televisions.
Project Loon partners with AT&T in Puerto Rico
AT&T and a Google-born moonshot project have teamed up to beam cell service to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico from giant floating balloons.
Fundraiser for burned marijuana farms shut down
The wildfires scorching Northern California have burned down at least 34 marijuana farms, just as the state prepares to launch a legal recreational marijuana industry.
Your guide to buying health insurance for the first time
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Amid uncertainty, America's uninsured rate climbs
The number of uninsured Americans has risen to a three-year high after falling for years thanks in large part to Obamacare.
Deficit for 2017 hits $666 billion
The federal deficit for fiscal year 2017, which ended last month, hit $666 billion, according to new numbers released Friday by the Treasury Department and White House budget office.
CEO of Saks and Lord & Taylor steps down
These are trying times for retail. Hudson's Bay Company -- which owns the Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor department stores -- is no exception.
Vox Media sacks top executive over sexual misconduct allegations
A top executive at Vox Media was fired late Thursday following a public allegation of sexual misconduct.
The Weinstein Effect: Harvey Weinstein scandal sparks movements in Hollywood and beyond
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Fox Aware of O'Reilly Settlement at Contract Renewal
21st Century Fox knew of a settlement Bill O’Reilly had reached with a network analyst who had accused him of sexual harassment when the company renewed the star Fox News host’s contract, the company said Saturday.
FAA Steps Up Warnings on Lithium-Battery Fire Hazards
Tests by the Federal Aviation Administration found that in extreme circumstances, a single seriously overheating laptop can produce a blaze capable of disabling fire-suppression systems in cargo holds of passenger planes.
Kobe Steel Finds More Products Shipped With Quality Issues
The quality scandal at Kobe Steel deepened after the company said one of its copper plants was under investigation for breaching Japan’s industrial standards.
China's Road to Electric-Car Domination Is Driven in Part by Batteries
Batteries have emerged as a critical front in China’s campaign to be the global leader in electric vehicles, but foreign auto makers and experts say it has set up the market to favor domestic suppliers.
Big Oil Set for Bumper Profits Despite Cheap Crude
When some of the world’s largest energy companies report earnings next week, it will provide a glimpse into whether they are improving profitability as oil prices continue to hover around $50 a barrel.
Activist Investor to Push Nestlé for Further Changes
Activist investor Daniel Loeb praised Nestlé’s recent moves to raise shareholder value but indicated he will continue to push the packaged foods giant to make further changes.
Trump Signals Yellen Still a Top Fed Candidate After Meeting This Week
Donald Trump signaled that Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen remains a strong candidate to be renominated for the job after the two met this week, saying he liked her “a lot,” while also highlighting John Taylor and Jerome Powell as front-runners.
Tencent's 'Honor of Kings' Tries to Crack the U.S.
China’s Tencent is banking on a successful launch abroad for ‘Honor of Kings,’ but the hit smartphone game faces an uphill battle in the U.S., where the company can’t lean on its popular messaging apps to hook players.
With Workers Split Over Trump, Unions Look to Bridge the Divide
At the largest meeting of organized labor next week, U.S. unions are shutting out politicians so they can determine who their friends are.
Merck to Shed Some U.S. Sales Reps to Cut Costs
Merck & Co. said it is laying off nearly 7% of its U.S. workforce in a reorganization the company says will cut costs and shift focus to products with growth potential.
Is Your Small Business Protected If You Die? How to Mind the Insurance Gap
No one wants to think about their untimely demise, but if you don’t plan for it, your business could die along with you. Learn what you need to do to protect your legacy. The post Is Your Small Business Protected If You Die? How to Mind the Insurance Gap appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post...
An Accidental Entrepreneur: How I Got Clarity in My Life After Facing the ‘Big C’
When you’re facing a dark moment in your life, don’t throw in the towel. Aim higher, even against all odds. The post An Accidental Entrepreneur: How I Got Clarity in My Life After Facing the ‘Big C’ appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post An Accidental Entrepreneur: How I Got Clarity in My Lif...
Could You Survive a Digital Disaster? Why Every Small Business Needs an IT Road Map
Don’t let unexpected IT issues grind your operations to a halt. A little planning can help you prevent worst-case scenarios, and minimize the damage when they do occur. The post Could You Survive a Digital Disaster? Why Every Small Business Needs an IT Road Map appeared first on AllBusiness.com T...
3 Ways Nudge Marketing Can Increase Conversions in E-Commerce Businesses
E-commerce businesses: Take a cue from brick-and-mortar stores that have benefited from nudge marketing for years. The post 3 Ways Nudge Marketing Can Increase Conversions in E-Commerce Businesses appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 3 Ways Nudge Marketing Can Increase Conversions in E-Com...
The Importance of Strong Sales Leadership in Nonprofit Businesses
A nonprofit needs to be constantly selling if it expects to bring in new volunteers and donors to grow. And this is why strong sales leadership is so important if you run a nonprofit business. The post The Importance of Strong Sales Leadership in Nonprofit Businesses appeared first on AllBusiness...
Non-Disclosure Agreements for Mergers and Acquisitions
In M&A transactions, a way to protect the secrecy of confidential information is through the use of Non-Disclosure Agreements or NDAs. This article discusses the key terms of Non-Disclosure Agreements. The post Non-Disclosure Agreements for Mergers and Acquisitions appeared first on AllBusine...
Apply These 5 Dating Tips to Finding the Perfect Content Marketing Partner
There are parallels between what you'd want in a good mate and what you'd want in a marketing partner. Use these dating tips to find the best professional to assist you with your marketing strategy. The post Apply These 5 Dating Tips to Finding the Perfect Content Marketing Partner appeared first...
Small Businesses: 6 Digital Marketing Strategies to a Successful Holiday Season
With the holidays quickly approaching, it’s imperative that entrepreneurs begin planning a marketing strategy to ensure many happy returns. The post Small Businesses: 6 Digital Marketing Strategies to a Successful Holiday Season appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post Small Businesses: 6 Digit...
How to Start a Big-Time Business in a Small Town
Have you ever considered “leaving it all” to start a business? Here are the best small cities for startups, and how to determine if a small town offers what you need to succeed. The post How to Start a Big-Time Business in a Small Town appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post How to Start a Big...
3 Ways to Turn Your Expertise Into a Profitable Online Business
With the help of user-friendly technology, it’s become much easier to capitalize on your expertise and create a successful online business. The post 3 Ways to Turn Your Expertise Into a Profitable Online Business appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post 3 Ways to Turn Your Expertise Into a Prof...
Xi's Roadmap To The Chinese Dream
Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, China's Belt and Road Initiative - the New Silk Road - will spark the country's development and turn the dream into reality... It all starts with Hong Kong as a major BRI financing hub. Now that President Xi Jinping has been duly elevated to the Chine...
Forget ISIS, "Government Corruption" Tops Americans' Biggest Fears
As Americans gear up to celebrate Halloween at the end of October, a recent survey has revealed the fears that really keep people up at night. The Chapman University Survey of American Fears polled 1,207 U.S. adults on their levels of fear across 80 different categories. As Statista's Niall McC...
"It's A Coup": Catalan President Slams "Worst Attack" By Spain "Since Franco Dictatorship"
Update: The defiant Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont, addressed Catalans, Spaniards, and the rest of Europe on TV saying that the Spanish states' imposition of Article 155 means "liquidation of our self-government and cancellation of the democratic will of Catalans". In other words, he made it ...
Mauldin: "Investors Ignore What May Be The Biggest Policy Error In History"
Submitted by John Mauldin My good friend Peter Boockvar recently shared a chart with me. The University of Michigan’s Surveys of Consumers have been tracking consumers and their expectations about the direction of the stock market over the next year. We are now at an all-time high in the expecta...
Crypto-Currency Calm Before The Storm
Authored by Jeremiah Johnson (nom de plume of a retired Green Beret of the United States Army Special Forces) via SHTFplan.com, The United States (and the world) has been using the worthless fiat federal reserve note that is not backed by any true tangible asset. The only backing is not even the...
Unprecedented Housing Bailout Revealed, As China Property Sales Drop For First Time In 30 Months
Back in March, we explained why the "fate of the world economy is in the hands of China's housing bubble." The answer was simple: for the Chinese population, and growing middle class, to keep spending vibrant and borrowing elevated, it had to feel comfortable and confident that its wealth will ke...
The First Amendment Is Under Serious Assault In Order To Stifle Anti-Israel Boycotts
Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Assaults on freedom speech can be found in many aspects of American life these days, but one specific area that isn’t getting the attention it deserves relates to boycotts against Israel. Increasingly, we’re seeing various regional government...
LedgerX Trades Over $1 Million In Bitcoin Options And Swaps In First Week
Bitcoin derivatives clearinghouse LedgerX has announced that the first bitcoin derivatives trades have taken place on its platform - an important milestone for the nascent digital currency market that could open the door to more institutional involvement and, some say, the creation of the first b...
"Carnival Barker" Krugman & The Inevitable Weimar Endgame
Authored by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, Who President Trump ultimately picks as the next Federal Reserve Chairman doesn’t really matter. Unless he goes really far afield to someone totally unexpected, whoever that person will be will be largely more of the same. It won’t be a...
Blockchain Explained (In 120 Seconds)
Last week we offered the ultimate beginner's guide to WTF Blockchain is. However, for those with even shorter attention spans - squirrel - WIRED magazine has managed to explain why there is such fervor surrounding the blockchains in under two minutes. Saving the planet, fixing healthcare, replaci...
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We asked cryptocurrency experts to respond to Jamie Dimon's bitcoin bashings — here's what they said
Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images Jamie Dimon has been a vocal critic of bitcoin since its earliest days, but his most recent comments have ignited a conversation about digital currencies on Wall Street. Two of the bankers' main arguments against the cryptocurrency are that it is in a bubble, and ...
Tesla strikes another deal that shows it's about to turn the car insurance world upside down (TSLA)
Tesla Tesla has created a customized insurance package, InsureMyTesla, that is cheaper than traditional plans because it factors in the vehicles' Autopilot safety features and maintenance costs. InsureMyTesla has been available in 20 countries, but Tesla just recently partnered with Liberty Mutu...
No one knows for sure who killed JFK — here are the top theories
Library of CongressJust under 54 years ago, two years into his presidency, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on a visit to Dallas, Texas. An investigation by the Warren Commission determined a former US Marine named Lee Harvey Oswald shot Kennedy from a nearby book depository, but the mu...
The best value plays in your DraftKings lineup for Week 7 of the NFL season
Brett Carlsen/Getty Images Our daily fantasy value picks last week came back with a mixed bag of results. While our bets on the Raiders offense coming back to life appear to have been one week too early, we did have Adrian Peterson in his breakout debut with the Cardinals in our lineup, as well a...
I tried the 10/10/10 Method to make decisions like Warren Buffett and Ray Dalio — and it's completely changed the way I view choices
Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Fortune/Time Inc Our immediate reactions and emotions affect the decision-making process. Warren Buffett and Ray Dalio are two proponents of using high-level thinking to evaluate the future affects of our decisions. To master high-level thinking, step back from immed...
An ex-Facebook exec who 'went home to die' is making a device to scrap the costly procedure that almost didn't save her
Rock Health Former Facebook executive Mary Lou Jepsen said a near-death experience inspired her latest project, a device that she said would let us "look inside any part of the body." Jepsen has been vague about the technology but said it would be affordable and wearable with MRI-like capabilit...
An obscure company is ground zero for the biggest debate in the stock market (MDP)
Reuters / Str Old More than 20% of Meredith Corporation's shares are owned by ETFs, with much of that being held in dividend-focused funds. This is among the highest percentages in the US market, and serves as a microcosm for the debate around the effect rapidly-growing ETF investment is having ...
Somalia is preparing for a 'state of war' as truck bomb death toll reaches 358
Thomson Reuters Somalia's president urged the military to prepare for a "state of war" against the al-Shabab extremist group. The US will play a supporting role in the offensive. The death toll from the truck bombing reached 358 and dozens are still missing. Somalia’s president on Saturday...
The Internet of Everything — $12.6 trillion ROI expected over the next decade [SLIDE DECK]
BI Intelligence Everything around us is becoming connected. As a result, we are seeing shifts in investments and returns. There is already a great demand for network expansion, cyber security and insurance. And generally, the prices of hardware will fall as IoT becomes less of a novelty. All of t...
One of the most convenient upgrades I’ve made to my daily life cost under $35
The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. AmazonSometimes the simplest purchases make the biggest impact on your day-to-day life. I've been spending a lot time in the kitchen...
Unforgiving wildfires affect vineyard workers and owners
When the wildfires ignited, vineyard workers stopped picking grapes and fled for their lives.
U.S. warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms
The U.S government issued a rare public warning that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest sign that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public infrastructure.
What could derail the stock-market rally?
The U.S. stock market feels as though it is made out of Teflon, with virtually nothing able to disrupt its climb to record levels.
Malta's government offers 1 million euro reward and protection to discover who killed investigative reporter
Malta's government offers 1 million euro reward and protection to discover who killed investigative reporter.
3 Stocks That Turned $3,000 Into $7,300 or More So Far in 2017
Here's why Square, Kemet, and Dynavax Technologies have paid off so well for investors this year, and what's on the horizon for each.
Mattel Shelves Baby Smart Speaker After Outcry
Public outcry and congressional concerns have given Mattel second thoughts about Aristotle.
Boeing "Strikes" a Deal to Buy Revolutionary Heli-Plane Maker
What if you could turn your driveway into a runway?
The Latest: Mayor who opposed vote decries self-rule attack
The Latest on Catalonia's effort to break away from Spain and the Spanish government's response: (all times local): 10.30 a.m.
Governor says change-resistant Indiana should think globally
Factory work dwindled as companies moved operations overseas.
Morocco recalls envoy over Algeria official's hashish claims
Morocco has recalled its ambassador to Algeria after the Algerian foreign minister claimed Moroccan banks launder money from hashish trafficking.
CNBC - Top News
Amazon's new tablet is the best you can buy for $150
Amazon's new Fire HD 10 tablet is just $150 and is easily the best tablet you can buy at that price point.
There's a catalyst that could spark a new stock market rally, and it has to do with DC
Russell Investments' Doug Gordon explains what could drive the stock market even higher.
Bill O’Reilly settled a sexual harassment claim for $32M — right before Fox renewed his contract
Bill O’ Reilly struck a $32 million deal with a longtime network analyst to settle new sexual harassment allegations.
Amazon makes life hard for e-commerce start-ups, but Stitch Fix may find a path
Stitch Fix's IPO will test investor appetite for e-commerce start-ups that are trying to be unlike Amazon.
Trump applauds defeat of ISIS in Raqqa, promises to promote 'lasting peace' in Syria
President Donald Trump lauded Syria's defeat of Islamic State (ISIS) forces in the city of Raqqa.
Spain will sack Catalan government, call regional election
The Spanish government decided on Saturday to sack the secessionist leadership of Catalonia and force the region into a new election.
Tesla nearly doubles its borrowing capacity for car leases to $1.1 billion
The move comes as the electric car maker spends heavily to fix production bottlenecks of its new Model 3 sedan.
Trump executive order lets Air Force recall up to 1,000 retired pilots
The U.S. military has been suffering a pilot shortage for some time now, as does the commercial air industry.
Go behind the scenes of CNBC's 'The Job Interview' — no references needed
Look behind the scenes at CNBC’s "The Job Interview" and see how the production team created a convincing office.
At this school, you can skip the degree and the debt
Rarely in real life is there a money-back guarantee. MissionU is attempting to change that.
Reuters - Top News
U.S.-backed militias seize key oil field in east Syria: SDF
BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-backed militias said they captured a major oil field in Deir al-Zor province on Sunday, pressing their offensive against Islamic State fighters in eastern Syria.
Japan voters to deliver verdict on PM Abe's nearly five-year rule
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese voters deliver their verdict on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's nearly five years in power in an election on Sunday that could give him the clout to push ahead with his cherished goal of revising the post-war, pacifist constitution.
Baseball: Astros reach World Series after Game 7 win over Yankees
(Reuters) - The Houston Astros reached Major League Baseball's World Series for the first time since 2005 after beating the New York Yankees 4-0 in Game Seven of the American League Championship Series on Saturday.
Trump defends tweets as key to White House victory
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump defended his regular use of social media, especially Twitter, and said he may not have won the White House without it.
Trump video played at hurricane relief concert
(Reuters) - In a rare show of unity, U.S. President Donald Trump praised all five of his living predecessors on Saturday, thanking them in a video for their work helping to raise funds to aid victims of recent hurricanes.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says would travel to North Korea: NYT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said he would be willing to travel to North Korea on behalf of the Trump administration to help diffuse rising tensions, The New York Times reported on its website on Sunday.
Macri coalition may win Argentina's 'Big Five' districts in Sunday mid-term
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Allies of Argentina's business-friendly President Mauricio Macri could sweep the country's "Big Five" voting districts in Sunday's congressional election, neutering the opposition and advancing his chances of being re-elected in 2019.
For some Chinese dissidents, party congress means a paid 'vacation'
BEIJING (Reuters) - Hu Jia, a well-known Chinese dissident who lives in Beijing, says he had hoped to go to the southeastern city of Xiamen for his government-sponsored holiday, but state security officials said no.
U.S. warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms
(Reuters) - The U.S government issued a rare public warning that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest sign that cyber attacks present an increasing threat to the power industry and other public infrastructure.
Catalonia's leaders fight off direct rule from Madrid
MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Catalonia's leaders said on Saturday they would not accept direct rule imposed on the region by the Spanish government, as a political crisis that has rattled the economy and raised fears of prolonged unrest showed no signs of easing.
CNN - Latest
Jimmy Carter interview: Five memorable lines
President Donald Trump may have found an unlikely ally in the presidents' club.
Tampa police say 3 killings in 11 days are linked
Police in Tampa, Florida, say the shooting deaths of three people in 11 days in the Seminole Heights neighborhood are linked.
Snoop Dogg targets Trump as hip-hop's presidential onslaught continues
Hip-hop is going hard at President Donald Trump, and Snoop Dogg is the latest rapper to step into the ring.
Why China has so few female leaders
The biggest event in China's political calendar is currently taking place in Beijing, and the lack of women at the top echelons of power is palpable.
Chicago freezer death was a 'sad' accident, police chief says
Authorities have closed the investigation into the death of a young Chicago woman whose body was found in a hotel's walk-in freezer, saying it was accidental and there was no reason to suspect foul play.
Puerto Rico: Reopening of schools could bring small measure of normalcy
As some public schools begin to reopen more than a month after Hurricane Maria plowed across Puerto Rico, Ezequiel Torres Rivas continues to call a high school classroom in the town of Corazal his home.
Five ex-Presidents attend hurricane relief concert; Trump appears in video message
Former US Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, George W. Bush and George H.W. Bush attend a concert to raise funds for hurricane relief efforts.
Tom Hanks: 'If you're concerned about what's going on today, read history'
Actor Tom Hanks on Saturday night urged the importance of understanding and learning from history, especially for those troubled by the current state of affairs.
Fusion GPS asks court to stop lawmakers from seeing financial records
Fusion GPS, the intelligence firm behind the controversial Trump dossier, asked a federal court on Friday to stop its bank from turning over financial records subpoenaed by the House intelligence committee.
What decent men can do in response to #MeToo
Nicole Stamp's list of how men can be allies went viral on Facebook -- she shares the thoughts on that experience and what comes next in the fight against sexual harassment and assault.
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