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Obamacare Plans Are Turning a Profit: Brainstorm Health

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

Good afternoon, readers! In the 2018 iteration of Fortune ‘s Crystal Ball -our collective predictions for what might happen across industries in the coming year-we wrote that...
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Tired of Robocalls? You May Be Free of Them Soon

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

AT&T, Verizon Communications, and 10 other large phone companies have struck an agreement with 51 attorneys general to enact technology to block robocalls before they reach...
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Rapper Kodak Black pleads guilty to lying to gun dealer, faces up to 10 years in prison

4 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Rapper Kodak Black cut a surprise deal with federal prosecutors and admitted Thursday he lied on applications to purchase high-powered guns last January and again in March. The...
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Ritual animal slaughter ban unites Muslims & Jews against European 'ecofascism' - Zizek

Ritual animal slaughter ban unites Muslims & Jews against European 'ecofascism' - Zizek

4 hours ago   |   RT

Belgium's creeping ban on kosher and halal slaughter reeks of “right-wing ecology,” not animal rights, Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek tells RT, noting that secular...
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The blazes in the Amazon are so big they can be seen from space. One map shows the alarming scale of the fires

The blazes in the Amazon are so big they can be seen from space. One map shows the alarming scale of the fires

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The "lungs of the planet" are burning at a record rate: The Brazilian Amazon has experienced more than 74,000 fires this year, whereas last year's total was around...
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The G-7 Is Dead. Long Live Jackson Hole

The G-7 Is Dead. Long Live Jackson Hole

6 hours ago   |   Foreign Policy   |   2 articles

This year's summit of the leading industrial nations will be the most dysfunctional ever. Do the world's central banks have the firepower to save the global economy?
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Trump, G-7 leaders to open summit focused on world economy

6 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and other leaders of the world's most industrialized nations will open their annual G-7 summit in France over the weekend by discussing the...
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VOICE ASSISTANTS IN HEALTHCARE: An inside look at 3 emerging voice use cases healthcare providers can deploy to cut costs, build loyalty, and drive revenue

VOICE ASSISTANTS IN HEALTHCARE: An inside look at 3 emerging voice use cases healthcare providers can deploy to cut costs, build loyalty, and drive revenue

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

This is a preview of Voice Assistants in Healthcare research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more...
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Gloomy labor statistics show that the retail apocalypse was worse than we thought

Gloomy labor statistics show that the retail apocalypse was worse than we thought

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The retail industry has 146,400 fewer new jobs than previously thought. The Bureau of Labor Statistics just revised its benchmark for non-farming jobs. Retail was one of the...
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Major carriers, state AGs will work to combat robocalls

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

NEW YORK - Major phone companies have pledged to do more to fight robocalls plaguing Americans, the country's state attorneys general say. It's the latest step from government...
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8-year-old boy mauled by mountain lion while playing outside his home

8-year-old boy mauled by mountain lion while playing outside his home

A mountain lion left an 8-year-old boy with serious injuries when the beast attacked the child while he was playing outside his home in Colorado, officials said. The animal... Read more ...

German town offering $1.1 million to anyone who can prove it's not a real place

German town offering $1.1 million to anyone who can prove it's not a real place

There's more than 300,000 people who live in the town, but if you can prove it's all a hoax, you'll be $1.1 million richer. Read more ...

Vegan parents whose strict diet left baby 'severely malnourished' avoid jail

Vegan parents whose strict diet left baby 'severely malnourished' avoid jail

Authorities discovered the couple's child so malnourished that, at 19 months old, she weighed just 10.8 pounds. Read more ...

Reports: Man crushed to death when apartment elevator suddenly drops

Reports: Man crushed to death when apartment elevator suddenly drops

This is horrifying. Read more ...

Patriots safety Patrick Chung indicted for cocaine possession

Patriots safety Patrick Chung indicted for cocaine possession

New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung was indicted on Aug. 8 for cocaine possession, according to multiple reports. According to the Boston Herald, the Belknap County... Read more ...

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump presented 91-year-old basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday, praising the Boston Celtics star as... Read more ...

Former 2020 candidate John Hickenlooper says he's running for Senate

Former 2020 candidate John Hickenlooper says he's running for Senate

Hickenlooper mounted a long shot presidential campaign that collapsed before it ended in mid-August. Read more ...

Hospital dresses babies up as 'Wizard of Oz' characters to celebrate movie's...

Hospital dresses babies up as 'Wizard of Oz' characters to celebrate movie's 80th anniversary

Babies at Allegheny Health Network's West Penn Hospital were dressed up as the Cowardly Lion, Tinman, Scarecrow and Dorothy. Read more ...

Panthers QB Newton leaves exhibition game with foot injury

Panthers QB Newton leaves exhibition game with foot injury

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton left Thursday night's exhibition game against New England in the first quarter with a foot injury. Read more ...

Packers and Raiders forced to play preseason game on 80-yard field

Packers and Raiders forced to play preseason game on 80-yard field

Hold all your Canadian exchange rate jokes, please. Thursday's Packers-Raiders matchup in Winnipeg, Manitoba took place on an 80-yard field after the Raiders voiced concerns... Read more ...