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As a journalist, Lauri Blackwell has always been interested in writing about the business world. She aims to keep her readers up-to-date on current events and trends in the business world, without sacrificing the journalistic integrity that made her want to be a writer in the first place.

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Jerry Seinfeld Heckled by Pro-Palestinian Protesters, Fights During Stand-Up

Play video content TMZ.com Jerry Seinfeld‘s become the #1 celeb target of pro-Palestinian protesters — for the 2nd time in a week they went at him in public … this time repeatedly heckling his stand-up routine, and fighting with other audience members. TMZ obtained this video of the first moment things got heated Saturday night […]

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U.S. regulators reconsider capital hike for big banks, WSJ reports

(Reuters) – The Federal Reserve and two other U.S. regulators are moving toward a new plan that would significantly reduce a nearly 20% mandated increase in capital for the country’s biggest banks following lobbying efforts by industry CEOs like JPMorgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. Top officials from all three

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Sebastian Vettel delivers stirring tribute to Ayrton Senna and Roland Ratzenberger in Imola

Before the lights went out in Imola for the Formula 1 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, there was time for one last tribute to Ayrton Senna and Roland Ratzenberger. Throughout this week the F1 world has been honoring the two drivers, who tragically lost their lives at Imola 30 years ago in the 1994 San Marino

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ADHD drug shortage shows signs of letting up, but some patients still struggle

Many of the ADHD medication shortages that have plagued the U.S. for the last two years have now been resolved, the Food and Drug Administration says. Yet some doctors and patients report they are still struggling to get prescriptions filled. Dr. Royce Lee, a psychiatrist at the University of Chicago Medicine, said supply has gotten

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Housing experts revise mortgage rate forecasts for remainder of 2024

At the beginning of the year, housing experts and homebuyers looked forward to better buying conditions — interest rates were poised to drop, a shift expected to free up inventory and cool surging home prices. That outlook has mostly changed. Nearly halfway through 2024, the highly anticipated interest rate cuts have yet to happen, home

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DWP's benefits crackdown could lead to Post Office type scandal, campaigners warn

A disability rights charity has said the government’s benefits crackdown is a “scandal in waiting” akin to the Post Office Horizon IT system debacle. This week, the government updated its welfare system “fraud plan” with an announcement of £70m funding for “advanced data analytics and new data sources to prevent fraud”. This will be used

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Austin Rogers Applauds Pop Culture 'Jeopardy!,' Says It Democratizes Show

Play video content TMZ.com Austin Rogers isn’t turning his nose up at the pop culture “Jeopardy!” spin-off … saying trivia buffs like him are cool with the traditional game — but, there’s a new breed of fans out there. We caught up with the “Jeopardy!” champ this week at his bar Gaf West in NYC

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Monroe man receives gold medal for excellence in nuclear medical physics

MONROE — Three things helped Ralph Lieto of Monroe be successful in his career: serendipity, timely mentoring and willingness. “My success has been being in the right place at the right time, having the guidance of trusted mentors early in my career and the willingness to be involved and become active in organizations and societies

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Ashley Madison Exec Says Netflix Doc Increasing Users, Celebs Still Onboard

The new documentary about Ashley Madison’s infamous cyberattack isn’t warning people away from the service … according to one exec, it’s actually boosting membership, including famous folks! We talked with Paul Keable — the Chief Strategy Officer for Ashley Madison — and he tells us memberships are up in recent days thanks to “Ashley Madison:

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