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More than 300,000 people apply to vote in one day in largest ever pre-deadline surge

More than 300,000 people apply to vote in one day in largest ever pre-deadline...

More than 300,000 people, including over 200,000 under-35s, registered to vote in the general election on Friday in the fourth-largest surge in UK political history. The 308,000 total broke the record for applications on a single day before the final deadline to sign up. It was beaten only by deadline days ahead of general elections…
Two dead as car hits pedestrians

Two dead as car hits pedestrians

Image copyright Google Image caption The crash happened near the Norfolk Showground Two people have died in a crash involving a car and pedestrians.The Suburu car hit two people on foot at about 17:00 GMT on Friday on the A1074 Dereham Road, close to the Norfolk Showground, near Norwich.The driver of the car, a man…
Trump says flavored e-cigarettes would ‘come here illegally’ if banned – Business Insider

Trump says flavored e-cigarettes would ‘come here illegally’ if banned – Business Insider

President Donald Trump appeared to soften his position on banning flavored e-cigarettes during a meeting with vaping and tobacco-industry leaders on Friday. According to multiple reports, he warned that flavored vapes would "come here illegally" if they are removed from stores. Trump announced a ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in September. He told reporters that…

USA Today exec fired for ‘negative attitude’ while grieving baby’s death: Lawsuit

“Bulls & Bears” panel on how newspaper chain MNG Enterprises offered to buy USA Today publisher Gannett for $1.36 billion.A former sales executive for USA Today hit the media company with a federal discrimination lawsuit alleging her bosses fired...
Wall Street Insider November 23 – Business Insider

Wall Street Insider November 23 – Business Insider

Hello readers!Let's talk about jobs.We've written plenty this year about Wall Street headcount; layoffs at places like Deutsche Bank and Charles Schwab; hiring freezes; and shrinking financial adviser ranks at wirehouses. With 2019 drawing to a close, we're already hearing a lot of chatter from insiders about how things will shake out next year.It's not…

Simsbury High Hosts Substance Abuse Awareness Event, Today I Matter Project

The Simsbury-based nonprofit A Promise to Jordan, created by Lisa Gray in the memory of her son Jordan Arakelian, hosted a substance abuse ... Source link

Nice today in Billings, but next week has a lot of snow

BILLINGS — It has turned out to be another beautiful Friday afternoon in Billings, Montana with temperatures already jumping up into the 40s. Unfortunately, the winds are howling like a big dog.Temperatures around the rest the state are...

Why The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Still Burns Hot Today

Dark Capital is a series that explores the intersection of business, wealth and crime. It’s featured on Sundays.Triangle Waist Co.’s owners, Max Blanck and Isaac Harris, were at the peak of their success as shirtwaist manufacturers when a fire...
The 15 richest billionaire NHL club owners, and how they made their fortune – Business Insider

The 15 richest billionaire NHL club owners, and how they made their fortune –...

Hasso Plattner and Daryl Katz. Getty The 15 richest club owners in the NBA have a combined worth of more than $114.2 billion.The wealthiest is the Winnipeg Jets owner David Thomson, who is worth a huge $38.9 billion — a fortune which makes him the 21st richest person on the planet. Here is the full list,…