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Staples boost profits by shutting 170 stores

Business News - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:14am
These days it seems like the only hot-selling item at Staples is the company's giant store eraser.

U2's Bono injured in Central Park fall

CNN Entertainment - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:08am
U2 front man Bono injured his arm in a Central Park cycling accident and now needs surgery, a statement on the band's official website said Sunday.
Categories: Entertainment News

How J.Law sings this Christmas classic

CNN Entertainment - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:05am
Is there anything Jennifer Lawrence can't do? Actually, yes: She's not the best when it comes to singing.
Categories: Entertainment News

Beyonce is No. 1 on Forbes top-earning list

CNN Entertainment - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:04am
Taylor Swift may be breaking records in the music industry, but Beyonce is breaking the bank.
Categories: Entertainment News

Amanda Bynes appears to apologize

CNN Entertainment - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:02am
Amanda Bynes makes apologetic statement after purported recording of her wanting her family dead is leaked.
Categories: Entertainment News

Ex-DA wanted to charge Cosby but lacked evidence

CNN Entertainment - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:01am
A former prosecutor who declined to bring charges against Bill Cosby a decade ago said Wednesday that he wishes he could've nailed the comedian on an allegation that he drugged and molested a woman at his Pennsylvania home.
Categories: Entertainment News

UN votes against North Korea on human rights

CNN World - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:44am
A United Nations General Assembly committee Tuesday voted in favor of a draft resolution referring North Korea to the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity as well as "targeted sanctions" for rampant human rights abuses.
Categories: International News

FAA can regulate drones

Business News - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:34am
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Jamaica: Small island, big heart

CNN World - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:12am
Travel photos open windows to the unknown.
Categories: International News

New 'Peanuts' trailer dreams big

CNN Entertainment - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:09am
The first official trailer for 2015's "Peanuts" movie has been released, and good grief -- it's actually pretty cute.
Categories: Entertainment News

Barilla goes from worst to first on gay rights

Business News - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:05am
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There's still a pay disparity between men and women. But millennials are closing the gap

Business News - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:54am
The good news is that the gender wage gap is shrinking among America's youngest workers.

Television Best Bets: Streaming Programs Worth Watching

Lifestyles - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:49am
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(NewsUSA) - By now, most households are familiar with the streaming television services like Netflix and Hulu. They are the major players in the shift of television viewing from traditional networks to streaming TV.

But now they are not the only games in town. Some of the best bets on TV this season are coming from names that have been around for years -- like "Field & Stream," "Better Homes and Gardens," "Cycle World," "Time" and "Popular Science."

New shows from these brand legends are now coming to you as weekly, 30-minute TV shows on a new streaming network, Portico TV. This service offers free programs in six special-interest categories:

* Tech

"Popular Science"

* Lifestyle

"Better Homes and Gardens"

"Southern Living"

* News

"Newsy in 30"

"A Closer Look with the AP"

"The week in TIME"

* Sports

"Cycle World"

"Sports Illustrated"

"Field & Stream"

* Food

"Saveur"

"Cooking Light"

"World Eats"

* Entertainment

"CelebTV"

"People This Week"

"We work with terrific partners -- experts in particular subjects -- to create programs on the topics viewers love," said Tom Morgan, founder of Portico TV's parent company Net2TV and a television-industry veteran. "Viewers can quickly find a program they like, then lean back and enjoy it whenever and wherever they want," he added.

New episodes premiere each week in most cases. The free, streamed programs can be viewed on a variety of devices, including Roku-connected TVs, all major smart TVs and smart phones, and online at www.portico.tv.

Target customers and profits are back after hack

Business News - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:34am
Have customers finally forgiven Target for last year's massive credit and debit card data breach? The answer appears to be yes.

The Obamacare tax at center of Gruber firestorm

Business News - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:18am
Whether or not American voters are "stupid," it's a good bet most are not familiar with the Obamacare tax that's whipped up a firestorm in recent days.

Netflix postpones Cosby comedy special

Business News - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:15am
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Not Leo DiCaprio? How to Cut Your Energy Bills Anyway

Lifestyles - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:09am
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(NewsUSA) - If we all had Leo DiCaprio's millions, we too could spend a small fortune powering our mansions with solar panels without having to worry whether the investment would ultimately wind up cutting our energy bills or not. But we don't have Leo's millions. (Sigh.)

Which means not only won't homeowners likely also be purchasing a $3,000 energy-efficient toilet anytime soon -- what's a celeb's L.A. mansion without at least one, right? -- but that they've got to look for more realistic ways to shave their heating bills this winter.

"Many of us don't realize how much we are needlessly spending to keep warm," says Bankrate.com.

Read on for some expert tips -- including one slightly weird one.

* Adjust door thresholds. Popular Mechanics magazine uses the word "sneaky" to describe this money-saver. The theory being, if you can see daylight beneath your front door, it means the indoor air -- which, remember, you're paying to heat -- is escaping outside. "A little light in the corners is okay, but don't raise the threshold so high that it interferes with opening and closing the door."

* Use ceiling fans shrewdly. Here's one from the "Simple Little Tricks Department": "[Running fans] clockwise will trap heat inside to keep your rooms warmer during cooler months," advises U.S. News & World Report. (For those who've permanently fled New York winters for Florida, say, try to contain your desire to gloat to those shoveling snow back home long enough to recall the opposite applies in warm climes.)

* Make certain your attic is properly ventilated. Homeowners are practically begging for higher energy bills if there's not what Jason Joplin, program manager of the Center for the Advancement of Roofing Excellence, calls "a continual flow of air to protect the efficiency of your attic's insulation." Working against achieving that: the dreaded excess moisture build-up that clings to your roof's underside in winter from seemingly benign sources -- i.e., appliances, showers and cooking vapors -- before ultimately soaking the insulation when the condensed moisture falls.

Joplin's choice for heading off the problem is the Cobra Ridge Vent by GAF (www.gaf.com), North America's largest roofing manufacturer, because of its ability to "naturally promote ridge ventilation without electricity."

* One word: "plastic." Okay, here's the weird one. Jim Rogers has apparently seen so many poorly fitted windows in his time as president of the Energy Audit Institute that he advocates covering windows and sliding patio doors with clear plastic film. "Just by using that plastic," he's said, "you're going to save about 14 percent on your heating bill."

Sure, but tell that to your decorator.

Surf queen: 'Water is my office'

CNN World - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 8:56am
For the millions of us who sit at desks all day, Carissa Moore's description of her workplace might sound a little cruel.
Categories: International News
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