October 19, 2019

5 dogs, 5 US Presidents

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These 5 presidents did have time for dogs By laura Goldman From Care2 You’re probably aware that Donald Trump is the only president in over a century who does not have a pet in the White House. Apparently, he has never had a pet at all. During his February 11 rally in El Paso, Trump brought up this topic. “I […]

A troubling development in markets is flashing a warning sign for tech’s biggest companies

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By Joe Ciolli From Business Insider Tech stocks have been under fire for the past several weeks, with the NYSE FANG+ index dropping 12% since hitting a record high in mid-March. Bank of America Merrill Lynch highlights a statistic that suggests the worst may yet be to come for tech stocks. In the equity market, […]

Architectural masterpieces

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Architectural masterpieces that are tough to find but worth the trip By Sabrina Syed, ArchDaily From business Insider feature buildings Courtesy of ArchDaily Visiting architectural masterpieces by the greats can often feel like a pilgrimage of sorts, especially when they are far away and hard to find. Not everyone takes the time to visit these […]

Destinations of the week

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25 Unbelievable Travel Destinations You Never Knew Existed By Megan Willett From Business Insider There are some tourist attractions that can’t be missed: The Vatican in Rome, the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Westminster Abbey in London. These are the kinds of places friends and family expect travelers to go. But there are plenty of places […]

The British banker that killed 2 people in Hong Kong ordered them food first

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – British investment banker Rurik Jutting acted rationally before and after he killed two Indonesian women in his luxury Hong Kong apartment, ordering food for one victim and calling his mother after the killings, the prosecution said on Wednesday. Jutting, a former Bank of America Corp employee, has pleaded not guilty to […]

Weird Full Moon Names

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The Native Americans marked their calendars by full moons. Each one had its own name, and its own action. You’ve probably heard of the Harvest Moon that graced the sky Friday (16) night, as it’s one of the more commonly heard names. It’s the full moon that falls closest to the autumnal equinox in September […]

Trump’s testimony in decade-old NJ case draws interest anew

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By Charles Toutant, New Jersey Law Journal   With Donald Trump’s finances becoming a contested issue in the presidential race, a 2006 libel suit he filed in New Jersey is getting renewed attention in political circles. Speculation about Trump’s net worth has been fueled by his presidential campaign’s refusal to release his tax returns. Now, the […]

Big talcum verdicts stemmed from lawyers’ deep data dive

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By Amanda Bronstad, From The National Law Journal When attorney Ted Meadows first heard about a 2013 verdict finding Johnson & Johnson negligent for a woman’s ovarian cancer, he “put the word out” that he wanted to start filing lawsuits over talcum powder. Although the jury didn’t award damages, its decision on liability caught his attention. […]

Houston man sues Justin Bieber over alleged beer-bong incident

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By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys, From Texas Lawyer After a Houston man filmed Justin Bieber spilling beer “all over himself, his clothes and on his face” while drinking from a “beer bong” in a Houston club, the pop singer smashed the man’s cellphone and had his security detail kick the man out of the club. That’s […]

US Suits take aim at J&J diabetes drug Invokana

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By Charles Toutant, From New Jersey Law Journal Johnson & Johnson faces allegations in a pair of suits filed March 30 that users of its popular diabetes drug, Invokana, develop kidney damage and heart disease. The latest filings bring the number of Invokana suits filed in federal court in New Jersey to three. Another case […]