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îOmid Sanjideh, a graduate student from the University of California, Berkeley, attended the UC Board of Regents meeting in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, May 16, 2012. More than a dozen protestors clad in orange and calling themselves prisoners sentenced to debt, disrupted the meeting calling for a crackdown on UC mismanagement of executive pay, tuition hikes and police violence towards students. No arrests were made and the demonstrators left on their own.

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  • Oklahoma Science Teacher, 22, Charged with Rape of Teenage Student After Police Barge In
    News
    Time

    Oklahoma Science Teacher, 22, Charged with Rape of Teenage Student After Police Barge In

    A 22-year-old science teacher from Oklahoma was charged with rape after sheriff’s deputies barged in on a tryst she had allegedly set up with a teenage student. Hunter Day, of Yukon, admitted to exchanging explicit texts with the boy, a student in her chemistry class at Yukon Public Schools, after police discovered her in her home surrounded by scented candles on Wednesday, the Canadian County Sheriff’s Office said. The boy was meant to meet the science teacher at her home on Wednesday and the deputies, who were given the teenager’s cellphone by his parents, sent her a message “I’m here.” Day responded, “the doors [sic] unlocked as usual,” according to authorities.

  • Business
    ABC News

    Medicare 'Part B' premiums to rise next year for many

    Many Medicare beneficiaries will pay higher monthly premiums next year for outpatient coverage, eating away at an increase in their Social Security checks. That's in the fine print from an announcement by Medicare late Friday. Although the standard "Part B" monthly premium will stay the same next year — $134 — many beneficiaries will still have to pay more. It's because their Social Security checks are going up 2 percent after several years of little or no cost-of-living raise. Many of those affected are now paying $109 a month, so they'll owe $25 more. The Part B deductible will stay the same, $183. That's the annual amount patients pay for medical services before insurance kicks in. But the

  • Here's How to Watch the 2017 Leonid Meteor Shower
    Lifestyle
    Time

    Here's How to Watch the 2017 Leonid Meteor Shower

    Skygazers can look up this weekend for the annual Leonid meteor shower, which will be clearly visible in many parts of the U.S. The meteor shower is set to begin Nov. 17, with the best time to watch it starting in the early hours of the next morning. Things look cloudier in the Northeast, Great Lakes region and central Plains, according to AccuWeather.

  • Saudi Sheikdown: Arrested Royals Offered A Deal - Your Money For Your Freedom
    World
    Oilprice.com

    Saudi Sheikdown: Arrested Royals Offered A Deal - Your Money For Your Freedom

    As we noted shortly after the Crown Prince’s purge of potential rivals within Saudi Arabia’s sprawling ruling family, while the dozens of arrests were made under the pretext of an "anti-corruption crackdown", Mohammed bin Salman’s ulterior motive was something else entirely: Replenishing the Kingdom’s depleted foreign reserves, which have been hammered for the past three years by low oil prices, with some estimating that the current purge could potentially bring in up to $800 billion in proceeds. Saudi authorities are negotiating settlements with princes and businessmen held over allegations of corruption, offering deals for the detainees to pay for their freedom, people briefed on the discussions say. The arrangements, which have already seen some assets and funds handed over to the state, provide an insight into the strategy behind Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s dramatic corruption purge.

  • Broadcom CEO Hock Tan Is Going to Buy Qualcomm Eventually
    Business
    The Street

    Broadcom CEO Hock Tan Is Going to Buy Qualcomm Eventually

    "Hock Tan gets his man," TheStreet's Jim Cramer said on CNBC's "Stop Trading" segment Friday regarding Broadcom (AVGO) CEO Hock Tan, in reference to the company's attempted buyout of Qualcomm (QCOM) . He says Tan will eventually get his wish. Broadcom previously made a $70 per share offer to acquire Qualcomm, valuing the latter at roughly $103 billion. Qualcomm rejected the offer, saying it wasn't enough and even if it was, the tie-up would likely face regulatory hurdles. Interestingly enough, both companies face other M&A situations. On Friday morning, Broadcom closed its $5.5 billion acquisition of Brocade. In Qualcomm's case, the company's much larger $47 billion deal to acquire NXP Semiconductors

  • Don’t look now, but the Republican tax bill will cut $25 billion from Medicare next year
    Politics
    Quartz

    Don’t look now, but the Republican tax bill will cut $25 billion from Medicare next year

    As both candidate and president, Donald Trump promised not to cut either Medicaid or Medicare, the government health-insurance programs for the poor and the elderly. The Republican party’s tax reform proposal, however, looks set to break that promise. Republican leaders want their tax bill to end the individual mandate, the requirement for all Americans to have health insurance.

  • Lifestyle
    Fortune

    Here Are Microsoft’s Best Xbox Deals for Black Friday

    With all of the companies getting in on the Black Friday craze, it’s now time for to get into the mix. The company’s resident gaming guru Major Nelson on Thursday announced a variety of Black Friday gaming deals aimed at helping Xbox One owners save

  • These are the biggest money mistakes you can make at every age
    Lifestyle
    Yahoo Finance Canada

    These are the biggest money mistakes you can make at every age

    (Getty Images) Financial literacy is lifelong learning. We’re always faced with new challenges on how to save, invest and manage our money.  Mistakes can be made at any age, regardless of how savvy we are with our cash.  Here are some of the most common

  • This trucker thinks Tesla’s electric big-rig is a pipe dream
    TSLA
    Fox Business Videos

    This trucker thinks Tesla’s electric big-rig is a pipe dream

    Truck driver Matthew Garnett explains why he doesn’t trust Tesla’s prototype electric semi-truck.

  • Forget Dividend Yield: This is the Real Way to Pick a Dividend Stock
    Business
    Motley Fool

    Forget Dividend Yield: This is the Real Way to Pick a Dividend Stock

    Nearly every investor can benefit from holding a few dividend stocks. Picking stocks for their dividends allows you to build up a lovely passive income stream: With a non-dividend stock you don't get any profit until you sell it, but a well-chosen dividend stock will keep on pumping out dividends quarter after quarter. Unfortunately, not all so-called dividend stocks live up to their promise.

  • Louis Farrakhan Calls On Trump to 'Repent' for America's 'Evils'
    Politics
    Time

    Louis Farrakhan Calls On Trump to 'Repent' for America's 'Evils'

    Farrakhan, in a wide-ranging, two-hour speech at the Watergate Hotel, touched on issues as varied as North Korea, race relations and relations between Muslims in the Middle East in what he called an address to Trump. “Mr. President, you won’t make America great again, not in our time,” said Farrakhan, 84, referring to the president’s “Make America Great Again” campaign slogan.

  • When an Amateur Challenges a ​Chess Grandmaster
    Business
    WSJ

    When an Amateur Challenges a ​Chess Grandmaster

    Self-described "obsessive learner" Max Deutsch challenged grandmaster Magnus Carlsen to a game of chess. What could possibly go wrong? Video: George Downs/WSJ. Photo: Gordon Welters for The Wall Street Journal

  • Apple Design Chief Jonathan Ive on the iPhone X: We Had to Solve ‘Extraordinarily Complex Problems’
    Technology
    Time

    Apple Design Chief Jonathan Ive on the iPhone X: We Had to Solve ‘Extraordinarily Complex Problems’

    Apple helped bring personal computers into the home with its early Macs, revolutionized the way we listen to music with the iPod, and put a supercomputer in everyone’s pocket with the iPhone. In 2017, the Cupertino, Calif. company came for the smartphone—again —with its iPhone X, one of TIME’s 25 Best Inventions of the Year. It’s the biggest change Apple has made to the iPhone in years, and a necessary one for the world’s most valuable brand.

  • Cracks Are Showing in Chesapeake Energy Corporation Stock Price
    Business
    InvestorPlace

    Cracks Are Showing in Chesapeake Energy Corporation Stock Price

    2017 has delivered a frustrating one-two punch to Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK). The CHK stock price sank for most of the year after briefly clearing $8 in December. Then, when oil prices finally rallied, boosting stocks in the sector, CHK seemed left out. In contrast, Devon Energy Corp (NYSE:DVN), also based in Oklahoma City, has seen a 32% jump off its lows and now has lost just 17% of its value in 2017.

  • 3 Income Sources that Earn You Social Security Credits (and 2 that Don't)
    Business
    Motley Fool

    3 Income Sources that Earn You Social Security Credits (and 2 that Don't)

    In order to qualify for Social Security retirement benefits, you need to have a high enough earnings record to meet the minimum requirements. The problem is, not all kinds of income count as Social Security earnings. Work credits are the measuring stick that the Social Security Administration uses to decide whether you've accrued enough earnings to qualify for benefits.

  • Walmart just proved why Amazon had to buy Whole Foods
    Finance
    Yahoo Finance

    Walmart just proved why Amazon had to buy Whole Foods

    Walmart’s (WMT) third-quarter earnings crushed expectations. And a key area of growth for the company was its food business, which had its strongest quarter in almost six years. CEO Doug McMillan said the company’s fresh meat, bakery and produce segments

  • What General Electric Shareholders Should Do Now
    Business
    The Street

    What General Electric Shareholders Should Do Now

    Shareholders of General Electric Co. (GE) , especially those who are retired and are (or were) relying on the stock's 24-cent quarterly dividend to fund their living expenses, should not panic -- even though the stock is down 8.8% over the last five sessions.  But they might want to revisit their rationale for owning GE, which on Friday had a current yield of 4.5%. On Tuesday, John Flannery, the CEO of GE, announced plans to restructure the company and focus on healthcare, aviation and energy, and halve its quarterly dividend to 12 cents a share. Joseph Clemens, the co-founder and owner of Wisdom Wealth Strategies, as well as an instructor for the College for Financial Planning, said investors

  • Roy Moore's Democratic Challenger Surges Ahead in New Poll — Thanks to Women
    Politics
    Time

    Roy Moore's Democratic Challenger Surges Ahead in New Poll — Thanks to Women

    While Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore has remained defiant amid a controversy over allegations of sexual misconduct, a Fox News poll released Thursday showed his support has dropped significantly in recent days. Moore trails Democrat Doug Jones by 8 points among likely voters in the upcoming Dec. 12 Alabama special election, according to the poll, with 50% saying they would vote for Jones and 42% saying they would vote for Moore. Moore appears to have lost a significant amount of support from women voters.

  • Trade of the Day: Celgene Corporation Attempts a Breakout
    Business
    InvestorPlace

    Trade of the Day: Celgene Corporation Attempts a Breakout

    Shares of large-cap biotechnology stocks as a group and as represented by the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (NASDAQ:IBB) rallied on Thursday  as a broader risk-on feel came back to the world of U.S. equities. This is clearly visible on the multiyear weekly chart.

  • JPMorgan Chase Is Worried About the Stock Market
    Business
    Motley Fool

    JPMorgan Chase Is Worried About the Stock Market

    A little over two weeks ago, the head of JPMorgan Chase's (NYSE: JPM) investment bank issued a rare warning about the state of the stock market, telling research analysts at Keefe, Bruyette, and Woods that the bank is anticipating a "painful market correction in the near future," according to Business Insider. You can get a sense for this by looking at the S&P Volatility Index (VOLATILITYINDICES: ^VIX), otherwise known as the VIX, an index that tracks expected stock market volatility over the next 30 days, with a higher number implying higher expected volatility.

  • Business
    InvestorPlace

    The Apple Inc. Conundrum: Buy Now or Forever Hold Your Peace

    What greater conundrum does the value investor have but to choose whether to buy Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock now, wait for a better entry or just hide in the closet and forget about it? It’s not like APPL stock hasn’t had its share of setbacks. A couple of years back, AAPL stock was sitting in the 90’s and people were saying the best days of AAPL stock were behind it.

  • New $200,000 Tesla Roadster speeds in front of electric big-rig truck
    Business
    Reuters

    New $200,000 Tesla Roadster speeds in front of electric big-rig truck

    By Alexandria Sage HAWTHORNE, Calif. (Reuters) - Tesla Inc upstaged its own debut of an electric heavy duty truck on Thursday when a red Roadster pulled out of the big rig's trailer and Chief Executive Elon Musk said the new $200,000 sports car would be the fastest production car ever. As the presentation appeared to end, the Tesla Semi opened its trailer, and the Roadster drove out.

  • Top Dividend Picks For The Day
    Business
    Simply Wall St.

    Top Dividend Picks For The Day

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Westpac Banking, and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group are three of the best paying dividend stocks for creating diversified portfolio income. A sizeable part of portfolio returns can be produced by dividend stocks

  • 3 Top Oil Stocks to Buy in November
    Business
    Motley Fool

    3 Top Oil Stocks to Buy in November

    After an ugly and protracted downturn that's lasted far longer than almost anyone expected, oil prices are starting to creep up. If there's anything investors should have learned by now, it's that oil prices can always go lower. Three of our energy-industry contributing investors who have followed the oil market since before the turndown have identified three stocks they think are top buys right now: ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP), Cheniere Energy Partners LP (NYSEMKT: CQP), and Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE: CLB).

  • Apple's Diversity Chief Is Leaving After Only 6 Months
    Business
    Fortune

    Apple's Diversity Chief Is Leaving After Only 6 Months

    Apple’s diversity chief is leaving the company after holding the job for only six months. Denise Young Smith, a 20-year Apple veteran was most recently the company’s vice president of diversity and inclusion, is stepping down, Apple confirmed. Unlike her predecessor, Christie Smith will not directly report to CEO Tim Cook, but rather to Deirdre O’Brien, who is Apple’s human resources chief.