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Plant-based gel can stop traumatic bleeding in seconds

published about 3 hours ago
Plant-based gel can stop traumatic bleeding in seconds
Biotech startup Suneris has developed a plant-based polymer it says functions like "Lego building blocks for the body," drastically reducing the amount of time it takes to stop a wound from bleeding.>

Exclusive: U.S. increasing non-lethal military aid to Ukraine

published about 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to increase non-lethal military assistance to Ukraine, including deliveries of the first Humvee vehicles, having decided for now not to provide weapons, U.S. officials said.

The Risk of Financial Crisis Remains High

published about 3 hours ago
The American financial system remains vulnerable to major crisis. It has emerged from the Global Financial Crisis largely intact, and is therefore at risk now, as it was then.  The great non-reform of American finance reflects the triumph not only of the formidable lobbying power of Wall Street, but also of the idea that the crisis was a freak event, like a plane crash, and while a few tweaks might make things still more safe, the underlying system is essentially ... more

CBS agrees to brief extension with Dish during contract talks

published about 3 hours ago
CBS agrees to brief extension with Dish during contract talks
A midnight programming blackout of the network's shows is avoided for Dish subscribers in 14 major markets.>

PG&E fined $1 million for improper contacts with PUC officials

published about 3 hours ago
PG&E fined $1 million for improper contacts with PUC officials
The California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday slapped Pacific Gas & Electric Co. with a $1-million fine for having improper contacts with commission members and top staff.


NHTSA Slams Chrysler's Jeep Recall Response

published about 7 hours ago
NHTSA Slams Chrysler's Jeep Recall Response
U.S. safety regulators have sent a letter to Chrysler Group’s chief executive demanding that the company “get their act in gear” on repairs to 1.56 ... more

Chinese Transform Greek Port, Winning Over Critics

published about 7 hours ago
Chinese Transform Greek Port, Winning Over Critics
China Overseas Shipping Group’s investment in the port of Piraeus outside of Athens ranks as one of the most successful Greek privatizations in recent decades. ... more

CIM Group to Take Control Trump SoHo

published about 7 hours ago
CIM Group to Take Control Trump SoHo
Real-estate investor CIM Group, a lender to the developers of New York’s Trump SoHo hotel and condominium, on Thursday won a foreclosure auction that will ... more

AT&T to Settle Hazardous Waste Allegations

published about 7 hours ago
AT&T has agreed to pay $23.8 million and strengthen environmental policies to settle allegations it illegally dumped electronic waste in California.

CBS News Chief to Step Down

published about 8 hours ago
CBS said Jeff Fager has decided to step down as chairman of CBS News and return to his role as executive producer of the newsmagazine ... more
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Kindle Fire owners get free access to Washington Post

published about 10 hours ago
Kindle Fire owners get free access to Washington Post
The Washington Post announced a new app on Thursday that gives Amazon Fire tablet users free online access to the paper.

Comet’s might-have-been saviour 'not paying biz debts'

published about 12 hours ago
Lewisons Wholesale's Clive Coombes facing 8 CCJs totalling over £125k Clive Coombes, the man who tried and failed to save the Comet brand, appears to ... more

Where Paul McCartney, virtual reality and a 3D camera collide

published about 16 hours ago
Where Paul McCartney, virtual reality and a 3D camera collide
Sir Paul McCartney is sitting less than five feet from me at a grand piano, singing his 1973 hit "Live and Let Die." When I ... more

Giant bank IT cockup of 2012 'could have brought down ENTIRE financial system'

published about 19 hours ago
£56m fine for blundering RBS, Ulster and Natwest RBS, Natwest and Ulster Bank have today been hit with a £56m fine from regulators for their ... more

PDF-XChange Standard

published about 20 hours ago
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Last British governor of Hong Kong says confront China on rights

published about 4 hours ago
Last British governor of Hong Kong says confront China on rights
By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Countries should not be afraid to stand up to China over democratic rights in Hong Kong, the last British ... more

Goldman's Top Trades For 2015: Weaker Euro Boosts European Growth

published about 5 hours ago
Goldman's Top Trades For 2015: Weaker Euro Boosts European Growth
Goldman says bet on expansionary policy from the ECB and lower oil prices helping developed world consumers in 2015.

Bruce Berkowitz Dances Quietly to the Beat of His Own Investment Drum

published about 5 hours ago
Bruce Berkowitz Dances Quietly to the Beat of His Own Investment Drum
Bruce Berkowitz (Trades, Portfolio), founder of Fairholme Capital Management, is an investor who strongly belives in value investing, but looking at his firm's motto, which is "ignore ... more

With Icahn's Blessing, Hertz Names New CEO

published about 6 hours ago
Hertz Global Holdings has yielded to the power that is billionaire Carl Icahn: two months after losing then-CEO Mark Frissora to pressure from activist investors, ... more

Thursday Sector Leaders: Energy, Services

published about 8 hours ago
Thursday Sector Leaders: Energy, Services
Looking at the sectors faring best as of midday Thursday, shares of Energy companies are outperforming other sectors, higher by 1.6%. Within that group, QEP ... more

Falling Wages at Factories Squeeze the Middle Class

published about 2 hours ago
Falling Wages at Factories Squeeze the Middle Class
A new study from the National Employment Law Project shows that real wages for manufacturing workers declined three times as much as for workers as ... more

Your Money Adviser: Federal Site Helps Consumers Avoid Financial Fraud

published about 5 hours ago
The site, run by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, helps people check the registrations and disciplinary histories of financial professionals.

Degrees of Education: Student Debt: A Calculator Focused on College Majors

published about 11 hours ago
Degrees of Education: Student Debt: A Calculator Focused on College Majors
Most college graduates earn enough to repay their student loans. The bigger problem is that they’re asked to do so when they are earning the ... more

Your Money Special Section: A Guide to Buying Just About Anything

published 1 day ago
This collection of stories provides counsel on buying things that go beyond everyday shopping —from a horse to political change to a longer life.

Your Money Special Report: The Under-the-Tray-Table Upgrade

published 2 days ago
Your Money Special Report: The Under-the-Tray-Table Upgrade
As airlines expand first-class service and crowd coach passengers into tighter spaces, a reporter tries bribing airline and airport employees, as well as passengers, to ... more