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Taye Diggs fires back on if son should be called 'mixed' or 'black'
Entertainment
Published in 20-11-2015
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Actor Taye Diggs is firing back when it comes to what race to call his son, Walker.

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Anna Paquin blasts body shamers on Twitter
Entertainment
Published in 20-11-2015
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Trolls don't just live under bridges. It appears they live behind computer screens, too, and they've most recently set their sights on actress Anna Paquin.

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Palestinian attacks in Tel Aviv, West Bank, leave 5 dead
Technology
Published in 20-11-2015
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JERUSALEM (AP) A pair of stabbing and shooting attacks carried out by Palestinians killed five people Thursday three Israelis, a Palestinian and an American in one of the deadliest days yet in a two month-long outburst of Israeli-Palestinian violence. In Thursday's first attack, a knife-wielding man stabbed and killed two Israelis as several of them gathered for afternoon prayers on the s ...>>
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Square's stock soars 45 percent in first day of trading
Technology
Published in 20-11-2015
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Investors' skittishness toward Square, known for its debit and card readers that plug into mobile devices, reflects uncertainty about the direction of the global economy as the Federal Reserve Bank prepares to raise short-term interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade, said James Gellert, CEO of the research firm Rapid Ratings. Some investors are also worried about the distraction ...>>
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Wall Street feeling the chemistry with Match — shares fly
Technology
Published in 20-11-2015
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Shares of Match Group Inc. got a boost on their first day of trading, closing up $2.74, or 23 percent, to $14.74, after the initial public offering priced at the low end of its expected range. Match's IPO gained ground on the same day that Square, known for its credit and debit card readers that plug into smartphones, made a splash with its IPO.
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What's for dinner? Genetically engineered salmon OK'd by FDA
Technology
Published in 20-11-2015
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Ron Stotish, the company's CEO, said in a statement that the fish is a "game changer that brings healthy and nutritious food to consumers in an environmentally responsible manner without damaging the ocean and other marine habitats." Once the salmon reach stores, consumers may not know they are eating them. Because there are no material differences between an engineered and a normal salmon, ...>>
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Starboard urges Yahoo to keep Alibaba, sell core business
Technology
Published in 20-11-2015
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Activist investor Starboard Value is urging Yahoo to scrap a planned spinoff of its lucrative stake in Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba and sell its own Internet business instead. The hedge fund didn't suggest who might be willing to buy Yahoo's Internet business, where revenue has been declining for years even though advertisers have been steadily increasing their ...>>
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Newegg unveils Black Friday tech deals
Business
Published in 20-11-2015
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Online tech giant Newegg on Thursday revealed its product price cuts ahead of Black Friday, when Americans typically throw big money at big deals.

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JC Penney Black Friday ads for 2015 released
Business
Published in 20-11-2015
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JC Penney has released its highly-anticipated Black Friday newspaper ad circular ahead of the annual November shopping free-for-all.

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Astronauts promote health innovation competition
Business
Published in 20-11-2015
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A competition focused on health innovation received support from astronauts at the International Space Station who spoke in a video played Thursday during the final day of SpaceCom.

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McLaren to open luxury sports car dealership in Houston
Business
Published in 20-11-2015
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Luxury sports car retailer's 16th U.S. dealership will open in Houston in early 2016.

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Louisiana Street is Houston's most expensive, JLL report shows
Business
Published in 20-11-2015
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Rents on Louisiana average $43.67 per square foot per year, or 49 percent more than the Houston market average of $29.28, according to commercial real estate firm JLL's "Most Expensive Streets" report. Louisiana Street is home to headquarters of such Fortune 500 companies as Enterprise Products Partners, Kinder Morgan, CenterPoint Energy and Targa Resources; global law firms such as Bracewel ...>>
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Texas loses jobs in August but Houston jobless rate dips
Economy
Published in 20-11-2015
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The state-wide rate, however, is adjusted for seasonal employment shifts such as school schedules and typical hiring patterns around major holidays. Despite gains in hospitality and leisure - a large category that includes bars and restaurants - professional services and construction, the Texas economy lost 13,700 jobs in August.

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IMF warns of global economic dive
Economy
Published in 20-11-2015
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The International Monetary Fund this week warned the world that grim times could lie ahead.

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AT&T cuts from Houston call center
Economy
Published in 20-11-2015
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Layoffs at the 3900 Dacoma credit and collections office will be finalized by Nov. 21, the letter said, adding that affected employees could be hired elsewhere in the company, leave with severance or voluntarily retire.
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