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  • Little-Known Rule 48 and Other Stock Regulations That Can Affect Your Money

    For three straight days this week, the New York Stock Exchange put into action "Rule 48," which can essentially speed up the opening of trading to prevent a panicky sell-off all at once. Charles Jones, Columbia Business School professor, explains that the rule is important, because NYSE’s opening…

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  • Senior ISIS Member Killed by Drone Strike Inside Syria

    The U.S. military says it had killed Junaid Hussain, a senior ISIS recruiter and cyber specialist during a drone strike in Syria. Hussain's death was confirmed in a tweet from Brett McGurk, the Deputy Special Presidential Envoy to the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL. Hussain is believed to be a…

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  • What Customers Can Eat With McDonald's Customized Menu

    Customers at a McDonald's in Colorado who want to order a Big Mac may be surprised when the restaurant offers them customized options. A McDonald's location in Aurora, Colorado, is testing the burger chain's fast-casual "Create Your Taste" platform.

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  • Buzz Aldrin's Master Plan for Colonizing Mars

    Leave it to Buzz Aldrin to come up with a grand plan for colonizing Mars. Aldrin, 85, who was the second person to walk on the moon in 1969, is teaming up with the Florida Institute of Technology to create an actionable plan for getting humans to Mars in the next quarter century. Mars is located…

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  • Ashley Madison Hack: CEO Noel Biderman Is Stepping Down

    Noel Biderman, the CEO of Avid Life Media, the parent company of adultery website Ashley Madison, is stepping down from the company in the wake of an unprecedented hack that left 37 million customers exposed. Nicknamed the "King of Infidelity," Biderman was the chief operating officer of the…

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  • Hillary Clinton Compares GOP Stance on Women's Health to Terrorists' Views

    Hillary Clinton compared her Republican rivals’ views on women’s health issues to those of “terrorist groups” in a Cleveland speech today. “Extreme views about women, we expect them from some of the terrorist groups, we expect that from people who don’t want to live in the modern world, but it’s a…

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  • Gunman Wearing Afghan Military Uniform Kills 2 American Troops

    Two American service members were killed after an attacker wearing an Afghan National Defense and Security Force uniform opened fire on their vehicle in Helmand province early this morning, military officials announced.Members of the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission returned fire, wounding the…

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  • How Scott Walker's Bargain Hunting at Kohl's Informs His Economic Policy

    Scott Walker likes to wear inexpensive clothes. It’s a fact the Republican presidential candidate quite literally wears with pride, pointing out on one occasion that he was wearing a sweater that was purchased for just $1 at Kohl’s department store. Another time, he took to Twitter to brag about…

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  • Hunter Biden Denies Ashley Madison Account Using His Email Address Belongs to Him

    Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter Biden says the profile that uses his email address on the hacked “cheating” website Ashley Madison does not belong to him. “I am certain that the account in question is not mine,” Hunter Biden said in a statement provided to ABC News. News of the account…

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  • This Is Where the First McDonald's Locations in Siberia Will Be

    McDonald's is expanding its global reach to what's commonly known to as one of the most remote regions of the world: Siberia. The biggest burger chain in the world announced that it will have up to 20 locations in four regions in western Siberia: Novosibirsk, Tomsk, Kemerovo and Altay. The…

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  • Scott Walker Says He’s Not Seeking to Repeal 14th Amendment

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said he has no plans to alter the 14th Amendment, which grants citizenship to anyone born in the United States. In an interview earlier this week, Walker seemed to indicate his support for getting rid of the constitutional right of birthright citizenship before stepping…

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  • Donald Trump Plans on Executing Immigration Plan Through 'Management’

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump today defended his newly released immigration reform plan, which calls for the deportation of millions of undocumented workers in the United States, saying he’ll accomplish the objectives through “management.”In a plan released earlier this month,…

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  • Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

    Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson said he will support Hillary Clinton in her bid for the presidency. In an exclusive statement to ABC News, Richardson said after speaking with former President Bill Clinton and his wife, "we have patched up our disagreement from the 2008 election." The former…

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  • ISIS Second in Command Killed by US Airstrike, White House Says

    A senior ISIS operative and second in the terror group’s chain of command, Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali, was killed in a U.S. military air strike Tuesday, the White House announced today. Al-Hayali, also known as Hajji Mutazz, was traveling in a vehicle near Mosul, Iraq, along with another ISIS…

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  • Why US Stocks Had Worst Day in Nearly 4 Years

    Similar to Thursday's decline, today’s weakness in the markets is again centered around China, said Ben Garber, Moody's Analytics economist. Last week, China devalued its currency, the yuan, with the hope of spurring its own economy by making its goods cheaper and imported goods, like those from…

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  • Why Donald Trump's Supporters Are Sticking Around

    It’s been one month exactly since an ABC News/Washington Post poll found Trump with a wide, double-digit lead, with 24 percent support for the Republican nomination. In the past 30 days, Trump participated in the GOP presidential debate, gave kids a ride on his private helicopter at the Iowa State…

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  • Nevada Burning Man Festival Bugging Out Over Insect Swarms

    Looks like fans might not be the only revelers attending the upcoming Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert. Organizers are reporting swarms of insects and possible stink bugs that are covering equipment and personnel as they prepare for the annual event. Organizers reported on the Burning…

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