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February 25, 2017 7:15 PM The worst-case scenario of the apparent nerve toxin murder of Kim Jong Nam

In the hour before and after Kim Jong Nam was supposed to fly from Malaysia to Macau at 10 a.m. on Feb. 13, nearly 200 flights were scheduled to fly to or from Kuala Lumpur. Flights from nearby Singapore, more than a dozen. Arrivals from airports all over Southeast Asia. Flights to Qatar, Australia, Japan and Taiwan. A flight from Alaska and two flights 21

February 25, 2017 6:13 PM Warren Buffett's Shareholder Letter: 5 Lessons for All Investors

Here are this Fool's five favorite takeaways from Buffett’s latest letter to shareholders. There are few things more valuable for serious investors to read each year than Warren Buffett's annual letter to the shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B). His letter for 2016, released early Saturday morning, is no exception. In it, Buffett 17

February 24, 2017 7:51 PM GOP Draft Health Care Bill Cuts Medicaid, Insurance Subsidies

A draft bill detailing Republican plans to begin repealing and replacing many facets of the Affordable Care Act would provide expanded tax credits and health savings accounts for individuals while reducing federal spending on tax subsidies and Medicaid and practically eliminating both the current employer and individual mandate to provide and carry health 17

February 24, 2017 7:22 PM Exclusive: Leaked GOP Obamacare replacement shrinks subsidies, Medicaid expansion

The replacement would be paid for by limiting tax breaks on generous health plans people get at work. A draft House Republican repeal bill would dismantle the Obamacare subsidies and scrap its Medicaid expansion, according to a copy of the proposal obtained by POLITICO. The legislation would take down the foundation of Obamacare, including the unpopular 12

February 24, 2017 2:55 PM Lawsuits could mean that the Silicon Valley self-driving-tech bubble is about to pop

The gloves are coming off in the Silicon Valley race to dominate the self-driving-tech world. Google's Waymo is now suing Uber and its recent acquisition, Otto, accusing it of stealing technology secrets. "At the center of the suit is Anthony Levandowski, one of the original members of the team that worked on Google's self-driving-car project. In January 9

February 24, 2017 11:44 AM Morning Agenda: Uber’s Tough Week, Tech Acrimony and Manufacturing

The company is still reeling after a former employee asserted that she had been sexually harassed and then ignored when she told the human resources department. Now, Uber is being sued by Waymo, the self-driving car business that was spun out of Google’s parent company, Alphabet. Waymo accused Uber of using intellectual property stolen by one of Google’s 11

February 24, 2017 12:04 AM President Trump, The Rule Of Law, And The Separation Of Powers

This was originally posted on Urban Lawyers, please follow this blog as I will be posting there as well. Donald Trump has been all over headlines since the moment he began holding the office of POTUS (and before that even). There has been concern that President Trump could really implement some of the more controversial policies he professed during his campaign 14

February 23, 2017 10:33 PM Some Teachers, Principals And Students Condemn Trump Transgender Policy

Gavin Grimm is the plaintiff in a case scheduled to be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court in March. Grimm sued the school board in Gloucester, Va., after it passed a rule barring transgender students from using school restrooms that match their gender identity. Some students, principals, parents and attorneys have condemned the Trump administration's 16

February 23, 2017 6:53 PM Trade Grades: Mavs Steal Nerlens Noel From 76ers In Savvy Deadline Move

The Sixers have moved to resolve their glut of bigs, albeit not in the way many reports suggested. Philadelphia traded Nerlens Noel to Dallas on Thursday in exchange for Justin Anderson, Andrew Bogut, and a first-round pick so protected that it’s very likely to convey as two seconds, according to reports from Yahoo! Sports and ESPN.com. Noel’s entire 19

February 23, 2017 6:41 PM Carrier expands recall of air conditioners, heat pumps

United Technologies Corp's (UTX.N) Carrier unit expanded a recall of some air conditioners and heat pumps as their power cord plugs can overheat, posing a fire risk, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Thursday. The recall involves about 94,000 units sold under the Bryant, Carrier and Fast brands, the commission said in a statement 17