BUSINESS

Apple Hoarded a Cash Stockpile of a Quarter of a Trillion

Everyone was on the edge of their seat before Tuesday. This is when the tech behemoth Apple had to report its financial revenue and gains over the last financial quarter. Nonetheless, analysts were already expecting to see a cash stockpile of $250 billion in the bank. This incredible sum of funds can compete even with

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United Airlines to Hand Out 10K to Every Bumped Passenger

United Airlines announced that is has changed its passenger removal policies after an unsavory incident earlier this month when one of its paying passengers were forcibly removed from a plane because the flight was overbooked. The airline pledged to prevent such situations from reoccurring, and if they do reoccur passengers will be given $10,000 to

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Trump Inches Closer to a Trade War with Canada

Trump says Canada and Mexico “have taken advantage” of the U.S. during the Clinton-era NAFTA trade agreement, and now they should pay back. The first on the chopping block is Canada, which last month, patted itself on the back for the “good lines of communication” it was able to establish with the Trump administration. On

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Diet Soda Tied to Higher Risk of Dementia and Stroke

Recent research from the Boston University School of Medicine suggests that drinking diet soda every day can triple one’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s Disease or having a stroke. According to a new study published in the medical journal Stroke, diet soda consumers have a higher likelihood of developing the two conditions, if they drink diet soda daily,

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Feds Had Numerous ‘Red Flags’ at Wells Fargo But Did Nothing

The feds just admitted that they had access to hundreds of whistleblower complaints as early as 2010, but did nothing to impede Wells Fargo’s bogus-account scandal. An investigation by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) found that the country’s chief federal banking regulator’s oversight of the banking giant’s activities was “untimely and

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Six Cases of Rat Lungworm Disease Confirmed in Maui, So Far

During the last three months, six people were diagnosed with rat lungworm disease. The rare condition can sometimes cause an even rarer form of meningitis, a severe condition that, when it doesn’t kill the patient, can leave the victim paralyzed. What Caused the Infection? Authorities suspect the infection is caused by a new invasive species

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