25 ways to save $250 a month that everyone is messing up

April 22, 2017

… going to put myself or my family at risk by cooking dinner using expired ingredients. If something is bad, its better to chuck it then risk getting a bad case of food poisoning. 10. Signing up for a new credit card just for the rewards In some instances, credit cards have perks like rewards, cashback on purchases, and 0% percent APR for balance transfers that make them worth considering. Before applying for that new card, review all of the fine print. This applies to businesses as well. The cost …

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Virgin Money chief: Dealing with depression made me stronger – BBC News

April 19, 2017

… conversation turned to gender equality,” Ms Gadhia told me. “And he said, I am all for gender equality, but what happens if I employ a woman and the next week she tells me: ‘I’m pregnant?’ “And there was a gasp around the table to think that people were still thinking like that. “I remember going back to the office and saying: ‘You know what, the dinosaurs are still out there.’ “It is undoubtedly the case. I see it from time to time. …

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Arkansas inmate has last meal as courts decide fate

April 18, 2017

… Gov. Asa Hutchinson issued a statement Monday evening that said, in part, “We have asked the US Supreme Court and hope to get a decision later tonight.” The attorney for Davis and Ward requested stays of execution until the US Supreme Court rules on an upcoming case concerning inmate access to independent mental health experts. The justices are set to hold oral arguments on April 24. …

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Salt Bae sprinkling his vote is the only good thing to come out of Turkey referendum

April 17, 2017

… democracy takes a hit, at least the people can turn to memes for comfort. In case you were wondering, Salt Bae didn’t reveal which way he voted. But we’re pretty sure he’s pro-steak and revealing V-necks. WATCH: The first teaser for ‘The Last Jedi’ is here and OMG More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsLive Stream Genius Standard II – One Time Payment Easily Live Stream In Full 1080p To YouTubeAdExpress Lite ADEXPRESS Let’s Your Customers …

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‘Star Wars: Battlefront II’ ditches the Season Pass (maybe) and its fractured community

April 16, 2017

… that there won’t be a Season Pass for Battlefront II. The reason, we were told, is because they couldn’t definitively say whether that would be the case, despite what Diemer said and expounded upon. It sounds like they weren’t ready to reveal this information yet, likely because the makeup of the Season Pass replacement hasn’t been nailed down. EA sent over the following statement to attempt to clarify Diemer’s remarks: While were not ready to confirm any live …

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Forget ‘ghosting.’ ‘Cushioning’ is the newest way to be a terrible person.

April 15, 2017

First came ghosting and breadcrumbing and benching, and now we have cushioning? Cushioning, in case youre not familiar, is the practice of buying yourself a little insurance while you’re in relationship. You chat or otherwise string along a few people called “cushions” so you have something to fall back if you get dumped. Ugh. At this point its actually amazing how many words weve invented for being an a-hole. This particular term was coined earlier this year when a few …

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Will Scott Pruitt Use Smoke-And-Mirrors To Deal With Smog?

April 14, 2017

Except now that Pruitt is in office, it turns out his meaning might have been far more Orwellian, and dangerous, than anyone imagined. Meanwhile, a new court decision allowing Pruitt an opportunity to argue his case has added fresh urgency to the ozone matter. The ground-level ozone Pruitt was talking about is better known as smog and causes serious health problems. In response to growing scientific evidence of harm, the EPA tightened its health standards for smog. The change, announced in …

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Shanay Walker abuse death: School and care workers criticised – BBC News

April 13, 2017

… hindsight it is clear they could have displayed more professional curiosity about issues and incidents which emerged. “However, as the coroner acknowledged, it remains the case that they could not have predicted the tragic outcome for Shanay. “We have made recommendations to address issues around identifying and reacting to potential self-harm and non-accidental injuries among children, responding appropriately to other health issues and ensuring that the role of schools in …

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United Airlines, David Dao, And The Way We Blame

April 12, 2017

… Michael Brown comes particularly to mind, with his actions on the day examined in microscopic detail while his past led to the infamous no angel article in the New York Times); it is probably not a coincidence that we find it now in a case where the man subjected to unwarranted violence by law enforcement, in this case to preserve the convenience of United Airlines, belongs to an ethnic minority. These are not majority positions, but if this tendency in public discourse is narrow, the Dao …

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Shell corruption probe: New evidence on oil payments – BBC News

April 10, 2017

New evidence shows just how far Shell was prepared to go to get its hands on it. Standing between Shell and its prize was Dan Etete, whose company acquired the rights to OPL 245 for a tiny sum while he was oil minister of Nigeria. He was later convicted of money laundering in a different case. Shell and the Italian oil company ENI eventually acquired OPL 245 in 2011 – by paying $1.3bn to the Nigerian government. That’s more than the entire health budget of Nigeria but it …

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His name was Henry Summers – but who was he? – BBC News

April 9, 2017

Image caption Henry lived in a top-floor flat in Leith They went to the door of his top-floor flat on Easter Road and knocked but got no answer. Image caption Police beat down the door to gain entry to Henry’s flat A few years before that a woman had been found dead in Edinburgh, undiscovered for five years. The media were full of recrimination and finger pointing. I used to work with old people and had seen this before. It’s easy to de-personalise older people. We …

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JPMorgan’s 125-Year Courtship of GE Is Paying Off Handsomely

April 9, 2017

… this case, really old relationships. In 1892, John Pierpont Morgan’s Drexel Morgan & Co., a predecessor to today’s bank, helped form GE by arranging the merger of Edison’s company and a rival business. In the modern era, JPMorgan’s GE business was taken up by the bank’s legendary deal adviser Jimmy Lee, who advised on transactions ranging from the company’s sale of NBC in 2009 to its sweeping exit from finance. Lee died unexpectedly in 2015 at …

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Syria’s Assad Is Still Attracting Support From Some Leftists And ‘Alt-Right’ Nationalists

April 8, 2017

… Sebastian Gorka believe: People in the Muslim-majority world do not become radical militants keen to target the West because of repression or deprivation. The problem lies in how Muslim they are or how secular. Activist Iyad el-Baghdadi Gabbards position a clear case of Islamophobia. Spencer and Duke are more explicit in acknowledging what this argument means. After Trumps airstrike, Spencer a picture of Assad, with his wife beside him in a sleeveless dress. A few weeks earlier, Duke …

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CNN 10 – April 7, 2017

April 7, 2017

… National Weather Service. Use this with more caution, this means conditions are favorable for tornado development, and so, you need to know what you should do in case a tornado strikes. That’s where the warning comes in, if the radar has indicated a tornado, or someone has spotted a tornado in progress, that’s when the tornado warning is issued and you should get to your safe place immediately, stop what you’re doing and seek shelter. (END VIDEOTAPE) AZUZ: By removing certain …

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Apple’s brutal breakup with Imagination is a warning to its other partners

April 5, 2017

… now, I’m sure it won’t wouldn’t hold back from suing Apple if it thinks it has a case. That said, it would be a mistake to read too much into Apple’s supposed silence when Imagination asked them for evidence that Apple’s new, in-house tech wouldn’t violate patents. Apple says it’s phasing out Imagination over the next two years, and it could very well be planning to license the patents it needs to (from Imagination or others). Imagination more or less …

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India’s leading fitness startup becomes a Harvard case study

April 4, 2017

Image: goqii GOQii, India’s No. 1 health and fitness startup, is now a case study on the famed Harvard Business Publishing platform, a subsidiary of Harvard University that brings out books, magazines and leadership studies for MBA students. It is only the third Indian startup after Flipkart (India’s largest online retailer and Amazon rival) and Paytm (India’s biggest mobile payments firm backed by China’s Alibaba Group) to feature as a Harvard case study. SEE ALSO: …

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UK should follow minimum alcohol price, say Lords – BBC News

April 4, 2017

… formality’, and ‘indifferent’, with some ‘scandalous misuses of the powers of elected local councillors’.” Derbyshire Police told peers that the system had become “too political”, with councils “frightened of making a tough decision” in case of appeals by big drinks companies. Related Topics Alcohol Law More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsTraffic Buddy – Multi License Grab Traffic Buddy now before we increase the …

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Google’s Mars data center and weather control system are just a couple of its best April Fools’ Day pranks

April 2, 2017

… Hawaii. Someone please actually make this. Google Cloud on Mars Definitely one of the biggest pranks on the list is Google’s claim that it is launching a data center on Mars in 2018. The data center, named “Ziggy Stardust,” is designed as an off-world backup in case Earth experiences some sort of catastrophe. Image: google “By opening a dedicated extraterrestrial cloud region, we’re bringing the power of Googles compute, network, and storage to the rest of the …

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Brexit vote: Single market benefit ‘largely imaginary’ – BBC News

March 23, 2017

… economics professor at Kings College London, said there was plenty of evidence to suggest that the single market had been good for the UK. “A lot of industries are dependent on the EU not just for zero tariffs, but also for regulation,” he said, pointing in particular to the car and pharmaceuticals sectors. After leaving, the two alternatives are either setting up the country’s own regulatory structure, which takes time and is complicated, or using the EU’s, in which case …

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Why The Fed Was Wrong To Raise Interest Rates And Slow Down The Economy

March 21, 2017

Last week the Federal Reserve Board raised interest rates for the third time in the last year and a half. This move did not get nearly as much attention as it deserves. As a result, we will see less spending and borrowing and therefore slower economic growth. The Fed is slowing the economy because it fears that too rapid growth will trigger inflation. I think this view is wrong, but before making the case it is worth making a couple of basic points about the logic of the Feds rate hike. Note …

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‘My zookeeper daughter was mauled to death by a tiger’ – BBC News

March 18, 2017

All this is little consolation to Fiona McClay who says she was offered no sympathy or support over her daughter’s unnecessary death. “I have heard nothing from the zoo. I’ve still heard nothing,” she told BBC Radio Scotland. “The only contact I’ve had with the owner of the zoo was at one of the preliminary hearings to the prosecution case brought by the council, and he held a door open for me, just as anyone would do.” There were no flowers from …

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Republicans Are Crying About Obamacare Problems They Helped Create

March 18, 2017

… insurance executives Insurers ended up filing $8.3 billion in claims for 2014 and 2015, but the program ended up paying out. Several insurers have since sued to get the money they claim to be owed, and one has already won its case. But its not clear they will ever get the money. Kevin Counihan, who ran HealthCare.gov for the Obama administration after overseeing Connecticuts health insurance exchange, said he heard about risk corridors all the time last year, while he was meeting with insurers …

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Trying to shield teens from bad things on the internet doesn’t seem to work

March 15, 2017

… everyone starts wondering (again) if the internet is too dangerous a place for kids. Parents worry a lot about digital stranger danger and exposure to pornography. Teens often think grownups are overreacting. While there’s a lot of panic about worst-case scenarios, a new study suggests the impulse to shield teens from bad experiences online might not be the smartest or most effective move. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsVideo Sales Machine Main Close more video …

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Baby death families excluded from review – BBC News

March 15, 2017

… report others have come forward to tell their stories about the maternity unit at Crosshouse. One of them was Elaine Pringle whose daughter Rebecca was born there in December 2011. She received an email from Ms Robison suggesting that Rebecca’s case would be included in the review. But she has since been told by HIS that she can be part of discussions but not part of the review. Ms Pringle was told on Christmas Eve 2011 that her baby would not survive but Rebecca recently celebrated her …

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John ‘Goldfinger’ Palmer murder: Paramedic’s concerns ignored – BBC News

March 12, 2017

… convicted. The Brink’s-Mat robbery in 1983 took place at Heathrow Airport when 25m worth of gold was stolen. At the time it was the biggest robbery to have ever taken place in the UK. Worth about 500m in 2017 prices, most of the gold has never been recovered and the case remains open. Palmer was jailed in 2001 for a 20m timeshare fraud in Tenerife, and at the time of his death was due to stand trial in Spain on charges of fraud, firearm possession and money laundering. …

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Rennie to make ’emotional’ case for United Kingdom – BBC News

March 11, 2017

Looking ahead to a potential second Scottish independence referendum, Mr Rennie will tell delegates that the Lib Dems would “lead the way on the kind of campaign for the United Kingdom that we want to see”. ‘Positive, uplifting case’ He is expected to say: “We know the economic case for independence is weaker than even in 2014, so I will not dwell on that today. “The new case for the United Kingdom is a positive, uplifting one that focuses on the ties that …

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