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Study Weighs Americans’ Interest in Birds

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Whooping cranes, common ravens and peregrine falcons are among the celebrities of the sky in the eyes of Americans, even those who’ve never laid eyes them. The ruffed grouse or purple martin? They’re like friends you might chat with. The wrentit and the Abert’s towhee are like the neighbors you don’t talk to much. As […]

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Here comes trucking giant JB Hunt … (JBHT)

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JB Hunt is set to report its first-quarter earnings after Monday’s closing bell. Shares were down 1.5% ahead of the results. Watch JB Hunt trade live. JB Hunt, one of the biggest trucking companies in the US, will report its first-quarter results after Monday’s closing bell. Here are the key numbers analysts are expecting, according […]

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‘Wonder Woman’ director Patty Jenkins knows fighting for her own equal pay helps other women in Hollywood

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Director Patty Jenkins is one of Business Insider’s “100 people transforming business.” She was the first woman to direct a $100-million movie with “Wonder Woman.” Jenkins talked to Business Insider, while taking a break from editing “Wonder Woman 1984,” about accepting the role of being a leading voice in getting Hollywood to tell more female-centric […]

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WHO: Number of Measles Cases Increasing Sharply Worldwide

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The number of measles cases worldwide nearly quadrupled in the first three months of the year compared to last year, the World Health Organization reported Monday. The United Nations agency, citing preliminary data, said that more than 112,000 cases of the preventable but highly contagious disease have been reported across the globe in the January-to-March […]

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I visited one of America’s richest zip codes, a neighborhood known for its country clubs and sprawling mansions, where the average income is $857,300. Here’s what it looks like.

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Harrison, New York, is home to the sixth-richest zip code in the US, according to Bloomberg. Purchase, the 10577 zip code, is a hamlet within the town of Harrison. The average adjusted gross income in Purchase is $857,300. That’s more than twice the average income of Scarsdale, New York, the richest town on the East […]

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The Canadian cannabis producer Aphria plunges after missing on earnings and speeding up the expiration of Green Growth Brands’ hostile takeover bid (APHA)

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Aphria plunged as much as 15% Monday after missing on earnings and agreeing to accelerate the expiration of the hostile takeover bid by Green Growth Brands. The company also reported a $50 million non-cash impairment to its Latin American assets. Watch Aphria trade live. Aphria posted a bigger than expected third-quarter loss on Monday, sending […]

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voco™ Kirkton Park Hunter Valley has today opened its doors as Australia’s second voco™ hotel following the completion of a refresh and rebrand to IHG’s newest upscale brand, voco. read more >>> Source:: HotelNewsresource.Com

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I got a free, last-minute ticket to Coachella, and it still cost $2,000 to go. Here’s exactly what I spent for a weekend at the notoriously expensive festival.

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The Coachella Music & Arts Festival takes place over two weekends in April at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Coachella tickets cost $429 for general admission, but how much Coachella costs depends on what you want. I decided to go to Coachella for the first time this year. When I was given press […]

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Rich millennials are buying vacation homes before starter homes. There are 3 things you should consider before buying one, says a financial expert.

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Some rich millennials are buying vacation homes instead of primary homes because it’s too expensive to buy in the cities where they live. There are three main reasons why people consider buying a vacation home, according to financial expert Jean Chatzky: They frequent a certain area, they’re planning to retire, or they want rental income. […]

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The top 5 women who could run Wells Fargo (WFC)

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Wells Fargo has embarked on a search for a new CEO, focusing only on external candidates. The bank reported disappointing guidance in its first quarter results, heightening need to replace Sloan. Markets Insider has compiled a list of the top women in the financial industry who are qualified for the job. Watch Wells Fargo trade […]

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Off the Seychelles, a Dive Into a Never-seen Landscape

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The submersible dropped from the ocean’s surface faster than I had expected. With a loud “psssssss” the air escaped from the ballast tanks and the small craft suddenly tilted forward. Within seconds, aquanaut Robert Carmichael and I were enveloped by a vibrant shade of blue, watching streaks of sunlight pierce the water’s surface. Soon a […]

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Free streamer Xumo TV grew revenue 300% in the past year, and the company says it’s aiming to be in 80% of homes in a year

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Xumo TV, a free, ad-supported streaming service, has grown revenue more than 300% in the past year. Most of the growth came from new deals with industry partners like Comcast and T-Mobile, Xumo CEO Colin Petrie-Norris told Business Insider. The company is a potential acquisition target and is in discussions with various companies. Visit Business […]

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Citi beats, but equity trading misses the mark (C)

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Citigroup announced solid first-quarter results ahead of Monday’s opening bell. Total revenue of $18.6 billion was in-line with expectations. FICC trading revenue beat expectations, while equities trading revenue was below consensus forecasts. Watch Citi trade live. Citigroup announced first-quarter results that beat on the bottom line, but saw equity trading came up short. Shares were […]