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Spineless prickly pear offers beauty without beastly thorns

Spineless prickly pear offers beauty without beastly thorns

2 days ago   |   Post Gazette

Thornless prickly pear, a cactus grown in zones 6-10, offers the landscape an extravaganza of texture and yellow blooms without the spines.
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Leslie Moonves to Take CBS to Arbitration Over $120 Million Severance

3 days ago   |   NY Times   |   7 articles

Mr. Moonves was fired for cause by the company's board following numerous allegations of sexual misconduct. He denies them, and wants his lucrative exit payment.
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Leslie Moonves challenges $120 million severance denial by CBS

3 days ago   |   Reuters   |   7 articles

Leslie Moonves, who resigned under pressure as CEO of CBS Corp , is challenging the company's decision to deprive him of $120 million in severance pay, according to a...
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Leslie Moonves is going to arbitration with CBS over his $120 million exit package

3 days ago   |   CNBC   |   7 articles

Les Moonves is bringing his case against CBS to binding arbitration, the company said in an SEC filing Wednesday.
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Trading operations stung banks in fourth quarter but dovish Fed fuels hope

4 days ago   |   Reuters

Big trading operations were a thorn in the side of the top U.S. banks in the fourth quarter as fears about global growth sent credit markets into a tailspin, but a "dovish...
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Google Is Paying Employees for Six Months of Charity Work

4 days ago   |   Fortune

Google's philanthropic arm, Google .org, has launched a new program that will pay its employees to do pro bono work for nonprofit groups for up to six months. Google announced...
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Bill Leslie: The Great Tree

Bill Leslie: The Great Tree

5 days ago   |   WRAL

What are your favorite family names and unusual stories of ancestors?
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ICYMI: Rob Woodall's Government shutdown will cost Delta Air Lines $25 million this month

5 days ago   |   DCCC

“Congressman Woodall's reckless government shutdown is threatening our national security and causing serious harm to the economy,” said DCCC Spokesman Jared Smith. “The fact...
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Everything Parks and Recreation got right about the plight of national parks during a government shutdown

Everything Parks and Recreation got right about the plight of national parks during a government shutdown

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Parks and Recreation released an episode about a government shutdown in 2010. Many of the jokes ring true during the current record-breaking US government shutdown. In the...
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Report: Kyler Murray wants $15 million to commit to baseball

7 days ago   |   NBC Sports

“I'm all about loyalty,” Dwight Schrute once said. “In fact, I feel like part of what I'm being paid for here is my loyalty. But if there were somewhere else that valued...
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Todd Gurley posted an eyebrow-raising Photoshopped photo that appeared to...

Todd Gurley posted an eyebrow-raising Photoshopped photo that appeared to thank the refs for blown call in NFC title game

The Los Angeles Rams beat the New Orleans Saints, 26-23, on Sunday in the NFC Championship to punch their ticket to Super Bowl LIII. The deciding play of the game came on a... Read more ...

NFC championship: Rams defeat Saints in overtime

NFC championship: Rams defeat Saints in overtime

A 57-yard field goal in overtime for the Los Angeles Rams landed a 26-23 victory over the New Orleans Saints. Read more ...

Super Bowl LIII set: Patriots gain third consecutive appearance; will face Rams

Super Bowl LIII set: Patriots gain third consecutive appearance; will face Rams

The New England Patriots will face the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3. Read more ...

Patriots stop Chiefs in OT to gain third consecutive Super Bowl appearance

Patriots stop Chiefs in OT to gain third consecutive Super Bowl appearance

The New England Patriots will face the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3. Read more ...

Serena Williams defeats world's No. 1 player at Australian Open

Serena Williams defeats world's No. 1 player at Australian Open

Serena Williams faced her first real test at this year's Australian Open and emerged with a 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 victory over No. 1-ranked Simona Halep to reach the quarterfinals. It... Read more ...

Giuliani says 'so what' if Trump and former attorney discussed testimony

Giuliani says 'so what' if Trump and former attorney discussed testimony

President Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani said the president never asked his former personal attorney to lie. But Giuliani also didn't rule out that they might have discussed... Read more ...

Patriots, Rams earn Super Bowl berths with OT wins

Patriots, Rams earn Super Bowl berths with OT wins

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The New England Patriots are headed to their third straight Super Bowl, once more thanks to Tom Brady's brilliance. Read more ...

Rams complete remarkable, controversial comeback for Super Bowl berth

Rams complete remarkable, controversial comeback for Super Bowl berth

In a remarkable comeback season, the Rams saved their best comeback for the NFC title game. Greg Zuerlein kicked a 57-yard field goal in overtime to lift Los Angeles to a... Read more ...

World's oldest man dies at 113

World's oldest man dies at 113

The world's oldest man - who spent his days soaking in Japan's hot springs and watching sumo wrestling - died early Sunday. He was 113. Masazo Nonaka died peacefully in his... Read more ...

Port Authority shuts down light-rail service due to potential bridge hit by...

Port Authority shuts down light-rail service due to potential bridge hit by loose barge

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