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AT&T Still Plagued By Landline Attrition

AT&T (NYSE:T) turned in strong wireless numbers but its fiber-to-the-home numbers were anemic. The drop in its consumer landline business continues to damage the company's prospects For the quarter ended ...
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Techs Fared Worse Than Financials In Q1: The Plague Of The High PE

With all of the carnage in the financial sector it would be hard to believe that any other group of stocks could have done worse. The technology sector claims that, ...
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Countries That Suffer the Most From Extreme Weather Events

For the past 14 years, Germanwatch, an independent development and environmental organization that advocates for sustainable development, has ranked countries by their exposure and vulnerability to climate-related risks over a ...
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A Medieval Disease Could Resurface in America

A New York City doctor and professor of medicine, writing on the political website The Hill, has warned that a once-dreaded medieval disease -- leprosy -- might soon start affecting ...
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USPS Is Losing $1 Billion a Quarter. How Long Can It Survive?

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) reported two troubling numbers for its most recent quarter. The first is that revenue was flat at just above $17 billion. The other was that ...
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The Most Iconic Items at America’s Biggest Fast Food Chains

More than 36% of American adults ate fast food on a given day between 2013 and 2016, according to a report on fast food consumption by the Centers for Disease ...
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14 Secrets to Get the Best Airline Ticket Price Possible

Landing the best price on a plane ticket can be tricky. Prices change constantly, and there’s no definitive way to guarantee you’re paying the lowest price out there. But there ...
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What Was the Weather Like on the Original Fourth of July?

The Fourth of July this year will be hot and rainy in Philadelphia -- the birthplace of the Declaration of Independence, according to the Weather Channel’s weather.com site. The forecast ...
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Poorest Countries in the World

The United States is among the wealthiest countries in the world. However, this level of economic development is not the norm in much of the world, and neither is the ...
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Most Overpaid Athletes in Pro Sports

When a player like Kawhi Leonard leads a team all the way to the championship -- and wins, his $23 million a year salary certainly seems worth it to management, ...
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Canadian Government Greenlights Pipeline Expansion

Canada's Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and his Liberal government have approved the proposed expansion of the controversial Trans Mountain Pipeline that carries crude oil from the oil sands of western ...
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Best New Car Brands of 2019

One of the most carefully followed new car brand rating reports -- the J.D. Power 2019 Initial Quality Survey -- was released today. The survey influences new car buyers as ...
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20 Facts You Didn’t Know About “Jaws”

The original release of Steven Spielberg’s “Jaws” set off a chain reaction that revolutionized the way movies studios operate. The film is now not only remembered for scaring million away ...
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Two Very Speculative Biotechs With Promising Alzheimer’s Treatment Hopefuls

The biotechnology sector is generally considered the most volatile and riskiest sector within all of healthcare. Some companies have created massive wealth in this sector. And some companies have produced ...
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VentureBeat: Apple’s rich execs have lost Steve Jobs’ common touch

From Jeremy Horowitz’ “Apple’s $999 Pro Stand is just the latest sign of its identity crisis” posted Friday: The complex reality is that Apple has been selling a mix ...
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