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Taliban Abandon Attempt to Take Afghan City

Insurgents gave up their bid to take over the capital of the western province of Farah, slipping away in the early-morning darkness without any apparent resistance from government forces......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 16th, 2018

Taliban Abandon Attempt to Take Over Afghan City

Insurgents gave up their bid to take over the capital of the western province of Farah, slipping away in the early-morning darkness without any apparent resistance from government forces......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 16th, 2018

Elon Musk brings technology charm offensive to high tech tunnel plan

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is bringing his technology charm offensive to an attempt at digging a tunnel beneath part of Los Angeles to test designs for a high-speed subterranean transportation network he envisions for the city. Ryan Brooks reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 18th, 2018

The Taliban is attacking the Afghan capital of Farah province, forcing the US to send in A-10s

Associated Press The Taliban launched a coordinated attack on the Afghan capital of Farah province on Tuesday.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 15th, 2018

Taliban Attack Tests Afghan Forces Near Iran Border

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Category: topSource: wsjMay 15th, 2018

Rob McKenna on head tax opposition: "Keep doing what you"re doing and more of it"

Seattle-area CEOs, investors and business leaders are urging City Council members to abandon the head tax proposal......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2018

What to watch for in a Sprint/T-Mobile combination

Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. announced a merger deal on Sunday, not even five months after a previous merger attempt. As the deal unfolds, it no doubt will affect Kansas City-area employees, shareholders and customers.  The deal would be str.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 30th, 2018

Thousands of Afghan Refugees Who Fled the Taliban Are Being Forcibly Deported From Turkey, Human Rights Group Says

“Afghanistan is in the grip of a widespread and volatile conflict and lacks the capacity to provide safety and security for returnees," Amnesty International told Newsweek......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 24th, 2018

30% of city pension checks go out of state

The new Republican tax bill has focused attention on whether the rich will abandon New York for places like Florida where their federal taxes would be lower, as would many of their other taxes... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 24th, 2018

City trying to salvage Garment District rezoning with tax break

As part of an attempt to salvage a rezoning of the Garment District, the de Blasio administration has been offering tax breaks to entice landlords to preserve manufacturing space in their buildings,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 13th, 2018

Starbucks Says Drug Use, Sleeping Unacceptable as It Clarifies Guest Policy - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalStarbucks Says Drug Use, Sleeping Unacceptable as It Clarifies Guest PolicyWall Street JournalStarbucks Corp. made a fresh attempt Monday to explain its new policy on non-p.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenews15 min. ago

FPL parent inks $6.5B acquisition deal

Florida Power & Light parent company NextEra Energy Inc. has agreed to buy Gulf Power and Florida City Gas from Atlanta-based Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) in a deal valued at $6.5 billion that also includes properties in Central Florida. The acquisition wo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals30 min. ago

Magic City Newsmakers: Ross Neely Trucking, Encompass Health, Virginia College and more

Anniversaries Ross Neely Trucking turns 60.  Helena’s Beef ‘O’ Brady’s family restaurant and sports bar is celebrating one year.  Awards & Honors United Way’s Hands on Birmingham Ignite awards were presented, including Corporate Volu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals1 hr. 0 min. ago

Marijuana Legalization: What Is Decriminalization and Could New York Get Legal Weed?

Arrests for the possession of small amounts of marijuana in New York City might soon become a thing of the past......»»

Category: topSource: newsweek1 hr. 30 min. ago

Ebola Vaccination Begins in Democratic Republic of Congo

Health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo began administering an experimental Ebola vaccine in the northwestern city of Mbandaka, as the country battles to contain its ninth outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever......»»

Category: topSource: wsj2 hr. 0 min. ago

Boston Wants Amazon, but Is There Room?

The possible arrival of Amazon’s second headquarters in East Boston is triggering both hopes and apprehension in a neighborhood already dealing with fallout from surging costs in a growing city......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj2 hr. 30 min. ago

Senior lands $25K scholarship for Parkinson"s research

Erin Smith, a Kansas City graduating senior, landed a $25,000 scholarship from the Taco Bell Foundation for her tool to diagnose Parkinson's disease early. Smith, a senior at Shawnee Mission West High School, was honored for her work when she won.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals3 hr. 45 min. ago

NerdWallet: The 10 best cities for new grads starting out

Not every city offers the same opportunities for newly-minted college grads who need to get a foothold in the working world......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch4 hr. 0 min. ago

Boston Wants Amazon, But Is There Room?

The possible arrival of Amazon’s second headquarters in East Boston is triggering both hopes and apprehension in a neighborhood already dealing with fallout from surging costs in a growing city......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj4 hr. 0 min. ago

Ebola Vaccine Arrives in Democratic Republic of Congo

Health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo began administering an experimental Ebola vaccine in the northwestern city of Mbandaka on, as the country battles to contain its ninth outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever......»»

Category: topSource: wsj4 hr. 30 min. ago

NextEra Energy to acquire Gulf Power, Florida City Gas assets from Southern Company

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewall5 hr. 0 min. ago