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Funnyman Bob Newhart exits Bel-Air with $14.5-million deal, and other top sales

Veterans of television comedy, a petroleum executive and a producer were among those cast in the latest roundup of L.A. County’s high-dollar home sales. Here’s an extended look at the priciest transactions that closed in the first two weeks of May. $14.5 million — Bel-Air Call it a closing act...

Fran Tarkenton's daughter-in-law sees opportunity in student loans

ATLANTA—A new start up founded by the daughter-in-law of National Football League Hall of Famer and veteran entrepreneur Fran Tarkenton and the son of early Atlanta tech entrepreneur and investor Ben Dyer is looking to disrupt the student...Show More Summary

More Nonsense on China's Demography

It is amazing how often we hear that China is experiencing some sort of crisis because of its aging population. This is supposed to lead to a situation in which it won't have enough workers to support an aging population. If folks have been following events in China recently its big problem is too few jobs and unemployment. Show More Summary

5 Signs That Preach Progress in a Startup Environment

As a startup owner, you obviously want to figure out the best way to measure success. These positive reinforcers will let you know you're on the right track.

9 Ways to Take A Luxurious Vacation Without Breaking the Bank

You could spend thousands of dollars on your dream vacation... or you can save a bundle using these tips.

Martin Armstrong Warns The Rise Of Nationalism Throughout Europe Is Inevitable

Submitted by Martin Armstrong via, This is what happens when politicians think they are smarter than the great unwashed whom they rule over. They lack common sense on every possible level. The rise of third parties is a reality and our computer has been spot on with this forecast for 2016. Show More Summary

Six Reasons Not To Engage With Scammers, No Matter What Your Facebook Friends Tell You

Have you seen tips posted on Facebook and other social media for dealing with IRS impersonation phone scammers? The best advice? Hang up. Don't engage. Here are six reasons why those other tips don't work and why you should never engage with scammers.

Friday Box Office: 'Captain America 3' Tops 'Dark Knight Rises' As 'Angry Birds' Stays Afloat

The Friday box office report for movies that weren't 'X-Men: Apocalypse' and 'Alice Through the Looking Glass'.

The Keurig Of Marijuana? CannaKorp Banks On A Vaporizer -- And Pods Filled With Pot

In the business tradition of razors and razor blades, this company is making a vaporizer with sing-use pods containing marijuana and hopes for many repeated users

Probe underway into fatal river crash of vintage WWII plane

Police divers were expected to begin raising the wreckage Saturday of a vintage World War II plane that crashed into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, killing the pilot. The P-47 Thunderbolt crashed Friday during a promotion for the American Airpower Museum, which is celebrating...

The most luxurious condo buildings in 7 major US cities

When it comes to luxury residences across the country, the real estate landscape has turned into a downright battle of the buildings. We may have reached a ceiling of growth and fallen into a sluggish market in some cities, but these...Show More Summary

These are 7 of the most expensive degrees in the world

At $1.2 trillion, student-loan debt in the US exceeds car loans and even credit-card debt. But e ducation is an investment for the future, or so the mantra goes. Students routinely pay hefty costs to come away with the diplomas theyShow More Summary

Study Shatters Myth That Millionaires Migrate To Low Tax States

Cristobal Young (Stanford), Charles Varner (Stanford), Ithai Z. Lurie (U.S. Treasury Department, Office of Tax Analysis) & Richard Prisinzano (U.S. Treasury Department, Office of Tax Analysis), Millionaire Migration and Taxation of the Elite: Evidence from Administrative Data, 81 Am. Sociological Rev. 421 (2016): A growing number of U.S. states have...

This Week In NFL Biz: Jets Offer Fitzpatrick Contract, Lynch Unlikely To Return To Seattle And More

Breaking down the past week in the NFL. Will Marshawn Lynch Return? Can the Jets sign Ryan Fitzpatrick? All of this and more as we break down the week that was in the NFL

Box Office: 'X-Men: Apocalypse' Scores Troubling $26.4M Friday

'X-Men: Apocalypse' had the fourth-lowest opening day out of nine 'X-Men' films.

Meet The Badass Women Behind The Indianapolis 500

When President Barack Obama congratulated the United States women's national soccer team on its 2015 World Cup victory, he said that the team taught America’s children that “playing like a girl means you are a badass.” I immediatelyShow More Summary

With Historic Parity In College Lacrosse, Unheralded Programs Look To Capitalize On Final Four Runs

Gone are the days when traditional Big Five schools such as Syracuse and Virginia dominate the landscape in NCAA Lacrosse. In their place, mid-majors like Loyola and Brown have emerged as elite programs. On Saturday, Brown and North Carolina will make their first appearance in the Final Four in two decades. Show More Summary

Pro-Trump, anti-Trump groups clash in San Diego

Police clad in riot gear and wielding batons began dispersing a crowd of Donald Trump supporters and protesters here Friday night after the presumptive GOP nominee held a rally. After issuing orders to the crowd of roughly 1,000 to disperse, police began forcefully and aggressively pushing protesters, checking them with their batons. Show More Summary

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