After a Texas court handed conspiracy theorist Alex Jones a $50 million punishment for defaming the family of a Sandy Hook mass shooting victim, Jones was back online, calling the trial “rigged.” But, the mother of Jesse Lewis, a child gunned down in 2012, called the sentencing a win for all the victims’ families. The defamation judgement could serve as a precedent for other misinformation-related cases moving through the courts: showing what people can say and whether they can make money doing it online.
America's tech giants are taking a modern-day crash course in India's ancient caste system, with Apple emerging as an early leader in policies to rid Silicon Valley of a rigid hierarchy that's segregated Indians for generations. Apple, the world's biggest listed company, updated its general employee conduct policy about two years ago to explicitly prohibit discrimination on the basis of caste, which it added alongside existing categories such as race, religion, gender, age and ancestry. The inclusion of the new category, which hasn't been previously reported, goes beyond U.S. discrimination laws, which do not explicitly ban casteism.
Florida has a reputation as being a haven for senior citizens, and why not? The state has plenty to offer, from beautiful beaches and amazing seafood to cities with a wide range of personalities and...
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JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon: 'Why can't we get it through our thick skulls?' America boosting oil and gas production is 'not against' climate change
"Because of high oil and gas prices, the world is turning back on their coal plants. It is dirtier," Jamie Dimon said Tuesday, according to Yahoo.
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Quiet quitting: More employees burned out by COVID-era workloads say they'll do what's required in their jobs but won't go above and beyond.
Since then, congress announced it is making changes to the $7,500 federal electric vehicle tax credit, meaning that it becomes much harder to get that sweet, sweet tax deduction. The two major changes are that the tax credit will becomes means-tested (i.e. Various car manufacturers have scrambled to figure out how to react, but VinFast is taking more extreme steps than most, promising that if you have a pre-order with the manufacturer and you are no longer eligible for the tax rebate, they'll give you a $7,500 discount on the car instead.
As summer winds down, gas prices are slowly starting to fall despite an economy in turmoil. See: 22 Side Gigs That Can Make You Richer Than a Full-Time JobFind: 7 Surprisingly Easy Ways To Reach Your...
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SUNDAY - 14 AUGUST 2022, 05:41 The Russian occupation authorities in Mariupol are bringing in workers from the Russian Federation to work in the city, promising wages twice as high as their pay in Russia, but have so far failed to pay them anything.
(Bloomberg) -- Germany’s gas storage facilities have reached a fill level of 75%, two weeks ahead of schedule, the country’s top regulator said, as Europe’s biggest economy tries to shore up supplies cut by Russia. Most Read from BloombergSaudi Billionaire Made $500 Million Russia Bet Near War’s OnsetHow the US Toppled the World’s Most Powerful Gold TraderUkraine Latest: First UN Wheat Cargo Sets Sail for EthiopiaUS Lawmakers Visit Taiwan After Pelosi Trip Infuriates ChinaAnshu Jain, Deutsche Ba
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You'll often hear that working in retirement is a mixed bag, financially speaking. On the one hand, you get to earn money that can boost your retirement income and give more spending power. Plus, if you work and file for Social Security before reaching full retirement age, you'll risk having some of those benefits withheld if your earnings exceed a certain threshold.
Jeremy Grantham still expects the S&P 500 to plunge by 50% from its peak — here are 3 recession-proof stocks in his portfolio to help limit the pain
Grantham remains ultra bearish. But this trio may offer some protection.
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Electric cars are simpler to make than gasoline vehicles. That simple fact could have the auto industry headed toward an employment crisis.
Oil prices dropped for a second session on Monday after the head of the world's top exporter, Saudi Aramco, said it is ready to ramp up output while production at several offshore U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms is resuming after a brief outage last week. Saudi Aramco stands ready to raise crude oil output to its maximum capacity of 12 million barrels per day (bpd) if requested to do so by the Saudi Arabian government, Chief Executive Amin Nasser told reporters on Sunday. Oil prices rebounded more than 3% last week after a damaged oil pipeline component disrupted output at several offshore Gulf of Mexico platforms.
Half of Gen Z see no point in saving until life goes back to 'normal' — here's what they're doing with their money instead
Some Gen Zers are abandoning financial caution to invest in themselves and experiences instead.
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Catholic Relief Services revoked the spousal benefits when the husband was undergoing extensive dental work.
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In a wide-ranging interview with Yahoo Finance’s Editor-in-Chief, Andy Serwer, the CEO highlighted the biggest difference between running an U.S. company and a European one — companies in the U.S., in his view, operate more efficiently.
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The 20-year-old was killed with a hammer before her body was dismembered
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Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer joins Yahoo Finance Live to share some of his biggest takeaways from JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon's presentation on a recent client call.
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Today's EVs rely heavily on China and other countries for materials. Shen Chunchen/VCG via Getty ImagesCongress passed a far-reaching climate, energy and health care bill on Aug. 12, 2022, that invests an unprecedented US0 billion in energy and climate programs over the next 10 years – including incentives to expand renewable energy and electric vehicles. Rapid and widespread adoption of electric vehicles will be essential for the United States to meet its climate goals. And the new bill, which
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Retirement age should depend on the individual.
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Saudi Aramco has announced the biggest quarterly profit of any public company in history thanks to surging oil prices and demand.