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LinkedIn now has a newsroom of 65 journalists. It’s hiring more

LinkedIn now has a newsroom of 65 journalists. It’s hiring more

In Dan Roth’s dream world, members of LinkedIn, where he has served as editor in chief since 2011, would habitually read the LinkedIn Daily Rundown with their morning cup of coffee. They’d then turn their attention to the site’s podcast or newsletter during their commute to work. When they get to their desks, they’d open…MORE

Suspect dead and NYPD officer shot in overnight confrontation, police say

Suspect dead and NYPD officer shot in overnight confrontation, police say

A man is dead and a New York City police officer is recovering after being shot in his bullet-proof vest following a violent struggle in the middle of the night, the NYPD commissioner said Wednesday morning. Eight uniformed officers responded to a 911 call just before 2 a.m. from a woman saying that a man…MORE

Selena Gomez’s new song lyrics have people convinced Bieber inspired it

Selena Gomez’s new song lyrics have people convinced Bieber inspired it

Justin Bieber is a married man, but that hasn’t stopped people from talking about him and Selena Gomez. Yes, “Jelena” still lives on some levels in the hearts and minds of those who follow them and Gomez’s newest song has people all abuzz. “Lose You to Love Me” traces a toxic relationship with some pointed…MORE

Washing your hands is the best way to stop the E. coli superbug

Washing your hands is the best way to stop the E. coli superbug

People failing to wash their hands after going to the toilet, rather than undercooked meat or other food, is behind the spread of antibiotic-resistant E. coli, according to new research. Humans and animals carry E. coli bacteria in the gut. It is usually harmless, but some strains cause food poisoning, others cause urinary tract infections…MORE

Boeing is profitable again, but the 737 Max is still a crisis

Boeing is profitable again, but the 737 Max is still a crisis

Boeing is profitable again. But the 737 Max crisis is still a major problem for the company’s financial results. The aircraft maker earned $895 million in the third quarter, bouncing back from a $3.7 billion loss in the previous quarter. That loss was because of a $5 billion charge related to the grounding of the…MORE

How much more of Donald Trump can Republicans possibly take?

How much more of Donald Trump can Republicans possibly take?

Everyone has a breaking point. It’s worth remembering that fact at this moment as congressional Republicans find themselves confronted with a cavalcade of troubling news stories about President Donald Trump and his conduct in office. Because while elected GOP officials have almost totally capitulated to Trump’s hostile takeover of their party, there is always a…MORE

Why British Champions Day is ‘like the FA Cup final’

Why British Champions Day is ‘like the FA Cup final’

A collective gasp rolls around Ascot as superstar Stadivarius and popular jockey Frankie Dettori lose their crown after a gritty fight to the finish. Long-distance specialist Stradivarius was on a roll of 10 straight wins, but this is sport and the unpredictable nature adds to the drama of British Champions Day. It’s the showpiece climax…MORE

Early UAW votes on ending the GM strike a mixed bag

Early UAW votes on ending the GM strike a mixed bag

Nearly 50,000 General Motors employees are in the process of voting on a tentative labor deal that could end their five-week strike. The early results are mixed. The Warren Technical center, in Warren, Michigan, which is made up mostly of engineers, voted 85% in favor of the deal. It also passed easily at a metal…MORE

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