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BMW M4 concept

Shock and awe of the BMW M4

BMW’s name change of the iconic M3 to the M4 may draw howls of protests

from Bimmerphiles, but look past the nomenclature and there’s lots to

love about the M coupe, which leaked ahead of its official debut at

Pebble Beach.

  • The Internet Is Loving That George W. Bush Made Barack Obama Laugh During Bill Clinton's Speech
    Politics
    Time

    The Internet Is Loving That George W. Bush Made Barack Obama Laugh During Bill Clinton's Speech

    The Internet is all about the moment George W. Bush cracked Barack Obama up during Bill Clinton’s speech at a hurricane relief concert attended by all five living former U.S. presidents. While Clinton spoke at Saturday night’s “Deep From the Heart:

  • Read Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s short story on Instagram about Melania Trump
    Celebrity
    Quartz

    Read Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s short story on Instagram about Melania Trump

    In Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s world, Melania Trump is listless, and a bit racist. In a new short story by the author of the 2013 novel Americanah, Adichie imagines an exchange between “Mrs. T” and her black Pilates instructor, Janelle. The story extends the world she created (paywall) last June, in a story told from the perspective of the first lady. The Nigerian-born writer published “Janelle Asked to the Bedroom” on T Magazine’s site (paywall) and in a series on Instagram Friday. In the story, told from Janelle’s perspective, the pilates instructor meets a despondent Mrs. T in her apartment bedroom. The two have a brief, uncomfortable exchange in which Mrs. T reveals, among other things, that

  • Police May Have Found the Body of a 3-Year-Old Who Disappeared After Being Sent Outside as Punishment
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    Time

    Police May Have Found the Body of a 3-Year-Old Who Disappeared After Being Sent Outside as Punishment

    Texas police say they have found the body of a young child during the search for Sherin Mathews, a 3-year-old girl who went missing from a Dallas suburb two weeks ago after being sent out of her home in the middle of the night as punishment. A child’s body was found on Oct. 22 in a culvert beneath a road in the suburb of Richardson, Texas. Sherin, who was adopted by Wesley Mathews and his wife Sini from an orphanage in India, was reported missing on Oct. 7 after her father made her stand outside their home at 3 a.m. as punishment for not drinking her milk, the Washington Post reports.

  • 4 Tax Breaks That Are Slated to Disappear (So Grab Them Now!)
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    Motley Fool

    4 Tax Breaks That Are Slated to Disappear (So Grab Them Now!)

    With Republicans' tax reform plan finally starting to take shape, it's a good idea to look into how your favorite tax breaks could change. While there are likely to be substantial changes to the tax reform plan before it potentially becomes law, it seems clear that many of today's itemized deductions will no longer exist. Unfortunately, it's not on the (very short) list of itemized deductions that the GOP plans to retain in tax reform.

  • Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal: President Trump has his own w...
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    CNBC Videos

    Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal: President Trump has his own w...

    Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, Kingdom Holding Company chairman, talks about comments President Trump's comments on Islam, and Saudi Arabia's relationship with the United States.

  • Sprint and T-Mobile just dropped a big hint that the merger is coming
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    BGR News

    Sprint and T-Mobile just dropped a big hint that the merger is coming

    Rumors about a Sprint T-Mobile merger have been swirling for months. T-Mobile’s earnings for Q3 2017 were released early this morning, alongside a video blog from CEO John Legere. Neither company wants to publicly address questions about a potential merger, because saying the wrong thing could jeopardize ongoing negotiations or adversely affect the stock price. “We wanted to make sure you all saw and focused on our Q3 results and not just on the rumors and speculation that seem to fill the news every day,” CEO John Legere said in the video.

  • The US oil phenomenon that could help spark the 'tale of two markets'
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    CNBC.com

    The US oil phenomenon that could help spark the 'tale of two markets'

    Get ready for a 'tale of two markets,' says oil expect Tom Kloza    5:57 PM ET Thu, 19 Oct 2017 | 01:31 The United States has started doing something unprecedented when it comes to oil, and the impact is expected to grow into next year. Tom Kloza of the Oil Price Information Service is alluding to the U.S. ramping up exports. It follows the 40-year ban that was lifted two years ago. "The highlight you need to watch for the next few months is going to be more record breaking exports of crude oil. Our view is that it's going to soften the price for Brent," the firm's global head of energy analysis said recently on CNBC's "Futures Now." According to Kloza, it's possible the U.S. will export 15 million

  • Amazon says it received 238 proposals for 2nd headquarters
    Finance
    Associated Press

    Amazon says it received 238 proposals for 2nd headquarters

    Amazon said Monday that it received 238 proposals from cities and regions in the United States, Canada and Mexico hoping to be the home of the company's second headquarters. Proposals were due last week, and Amazon made clear that tax breaks and grants would be a big deciding factor on where it chooses to land. Amazon.com Inc. did not list which cities or metro areas applied, but said the proposals came from 43 U.S. states, as well as Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico, three Mexican states and six Canadian provinces.

  • Here's How Much the Average 50-Something American Has Saved for Retirement
    Lifestyle
    Motley Fool

    Here's How Much the Average 50-Something American Has Saved for Retirement

    Your 50s are a pivotal time not just in your career, but on the road to retirement. By the time your 50s roll around, you'll have conceivably been working for a good 30 years, which means your earnings will likely have peaked.

  • John McCain Takes a Veiled Swipe at Donald Trump's Medical Exemption From the Vietnam War
    Politics
    Time

    John McCain Takes a Veiled Swipe at Donald Trump's Medical Exemption From the Vietnam War

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) appeared to take aim at President Donald Trump’s draft deferrals during the Vietnam War this week, following a series of public rebukes of the Trump administration. In an interview about the Vietnam War on C-SPAN3, American History TV, on Oct. 22, McCain criticized “high income” draftees who avoided military service while apparently alluding to the president’s own draft exemption — but he did not mention Trump by name. “One aspect of the [Vietnam] conflict by the way that I will never, ever countenance is that we drafted the lowest income level of America and the highest income level found a doctor that would say that they had a bone spur,” he said, naming the ailment under which Trump received medical deferrals.

  • Retailer Meijer Pulls Packaged Vegetables in Six U.S. States Amid Listeria Scare
    Health
    Fortune

    Retailer Meijer Pulls Packaged Vegetables in Six U.S. States Amid Listeria Scare

    Retailer Meijer said it was recalling packaged vegetables in six U.S. states because of possible contamination from Listeria monocytogenes bacteria, which can cause fatal food poisoning in young children, pregnant women and elderly or frail people. Meijer, based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, said there were no illnesses reported as of Sunday. The recall affects 35 products and includes vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower and asparagus as well as party trays sold in Meijer-branded plastic or foam packaging in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin between Sept. 27 and Oct. 20, the company said on Saturday.

  • Halliburton warns of slower growth as U.S. rig count drops
    Finance
    Reuters

    Halliburton warns of slower growth as U.S. rig count drops

    The outlook suggests Halliburton's current-quarter might not be as strong as its latest quarter, echoing warnings on Friday from its two bigger rivals, Schlumberger NV and Baker Hughes . Halliburton's shares fell about 1.5 percent. Schlumberger was down 1.5 percent, while Baker Hughes fell 4 percent.

  • Buy Intel Corporation Now, Before It Gets to $50
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    InvestorPlace

    Buy Intel Corporation Now, Before It Gets to $50

    Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) is on a hot streak. INTC stock has already hit fresh 16-year highs. The stock appears set for a massive technical breakout, as shares are on the verge of topping the key $40 technical level. With the market as a whole moving

  • Boeing, Mitsubishi Heavy in deal to cut costs of 787 wing production
    Business
    Reuters

    Boeing, Mitsubishi Heavy in deal to cut costs of 787 wing production

    Under the new agreement announced in a joint statement on Monday, MHI will pursue increased efficiency in its production system and supply-chain through lean production methods, automation and other activities. MHI said last year Boeing was seeking a new round of lower prices and changes in payment terms as the U.S. manufacturer stepped up efforts to conserve cash. Delays in the 787 development and delivery, due in part to difficulties of managing a global supply chain, prompted Boeing to produce more of the upcoming 777X widebody, including the wings, at home despite MHI's attempts to keep the work in Japan.

  • Apple: Relax, it’s Now a ‘Super-Long’ iPhone Cycle, Says RBC
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    barrons.com

    Apple: Relax, it’s Now a ‘Super-Long’ iPhone Cycle, Says RBC

    Shares of Apple (AAPL) are down 31 cents at $155.94, despite an upbeat note this morning from RBC Capital’s Amit Daryanani, who writes that higher prices for the iPhone will offset lower sales volume for the device the next couple years. What had been thought to be a “super cycle” for the iPhone, writes Daryanani, is now a “super-long cycle” as sales stretch out into coming quarters. Daryanani has an Outperform rating on Apple shares, and an $180 price target, takes his cue from recent rumors of further delays in the forthcoming iPhone X — analysts at Mizuho wrote last week that delays in production could dent the outlook for this quarter when Apple reports earnings on November 2nd. A report

  • Why Seagate Stock Popped 17% Today
    Business
    Motley Fool

    Why Seagate Stock Popped 17% Today

    What happened Shares of Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX) stock jumped as much is 17.1% in early trading Monday after the company reported fiscal Q1 2018 earnings that handily beat estimates. Analysts had projected that Seagate would earn $0.86 per share

  • Prince Alwaleed says bitcoin will implode: 'Enron in the making'
    Business
    CNBC

    Prince Alwaleed says bitcoin will implode: 'Enron in the making'

    Saudi billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal said Monday that bitcoin will "implode" one day. The billionaire investor was referring to the massive accounting fraud that took Enron, a U.S. energy-trading and utilities giant, into bankruptcy in late 2001. The company is based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  • Bank of America Is Back on Offense
    Business
    Motley Fool

    Bank of America Is Back on Offense

    After spending years retreating and retrenching in the wake of the financial crisis, it seems clear that Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) is changing gears. On the bank's latest earnings call, Chairman and CEO Brian Moynihan rattled off a list of things the bank is doing to go on offense. Through the first nine months of 2017, Bank of America has spent $2.25 billion in technology-related investments.

  • General Electric (GE) Stock Will Not Get a Spark Any Time Soon
    Business
    InvestorPlace

    General Electric (GE) Stock Will Not Get a Spark Any Time Soon

    General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) may be going nowhere fast. Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s (NYSE:BRK.A,NYSE:BRK.B) Warren Buffett has famously said that he likes to hold onto stocks forever. Note that this has come after a long decline in GE stock. After all, GE stock does look like a classic value play.

  • Megyn Kelly Refutes Bill O’Reilly’s Claim of a Clean Record: ‘I Know Because I Complained’
    Finance
    Fortune

    Megyn Kelly Refutes Bill O’Reilly’s Claim of a Clean Record: ‘I Know Because I Complained’

    Former Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly used her new Today show on NBC on Monday to blast Bill O’Reilly, also an ex-Fox News host, after a New York Times report on Saturday said the network renewed his $25-million-per-year contract in February despite knowing that he’d brokered a $32 million settlement with a colleague who accused him of sexual harassment. Kelly, who left Fox News for NBC earlier this year, refuted that latter claim on her morning program that makes up the third hour of the Today Show.

  • Why Atlanta Is the Early Favorite to Land Amazon’s Second Headquarters
    Business
    Fortune

    Why Atlanta Is the Early Favorite to Land Amazon’s Second Headquarters

    More than 100 cities submitted bids to become Amazon’s second corporate home--a prize that could bring 50,000 new high-paying jobs and a big boost of civic prestige. The bidding ended last week and, though is not expected to announce the winner until 2018, one city has emerged as the early favorite according to popular betting website Paddy Power. As you can see from the screenshot below, Atlanta is the frontrunner at two-to-one odds with Austin and Boston as the initial runners-up.Also notable in the Paddy Power odds is that a Canadian city, Toronto, is currently number four to win the Amazon prize.

  • 'It's Been a Rollercoaster.' Shawn Johnson East Reveals Miscarriage in Emotional Video
    Celebrity
    Time

    'It's Been a Rollercoaster.' Shawn Johnson East Reveals Miscarriage in Emotional Video

    Shawn Johnson East and her husband Andrew East announced in an emotional YouTube video posted on Saturday that Johnson East had a miscarriage just two days after the couple found out they were pregnant. “Today’s video is a little bit sensitive,” Johnson East, 25, said at the beginning of the video. The video — titled “pregnancy + heartbreak” — documented the couple’s whirlwind 48-hours pregnancy experience: from the moment when Johnson East showed herself crying joyful tears after taking two pregnancy tests which came back positive, to the moment the couple learned they had a miscarriage.

  • Why This REIT Stock Is a Dividend Investor's Dream
    Business
    Motley Fool

    Why This REIT Stock Is a Dividend Investor's Dream

    If you're a dividend investor, you'd probably consider an ideal dividend stock to be one that pays a higher-than-average yield, with the dividend likely to steadily grow over time, right? One such company worth your investment consideration is Realty Income (NYSE: O), which is organized as a real estate investment trust. REITs tend to have generous dividend yields -- Realty Income's yield is currently 4.6% -- because they're required to pay out at least 90% of their income as dividends in return for preferential tax treatment.

  • Will Your 2018 401(k) Tax Break Be $18,500 -- or $2,400?
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    Motley Fool

    Will Your 2018 401(k) Tax Break Be $18,500 -- or $2,400?

    Congress is hard at work trying to turn the Trump tax plan into legislation that can make it through both the House and the Senate, and with only a slim majority of Republican senators, party leaders have to be sensitive to the wishes of every single individual senator. With some Republicans still opposed to deficit-widening changes to the tax laws, lawmakers are looking closely at one of the most often-used tax breaks for American workers: the deduction for 401(k) contributions. Currently set at $18,000 in 2017, taxpayers would ordinarily have anticipated an inflation-linked increase in the maximum contribution they could make to their 401(k)s in 2018.