Stocks close mixed ahead of big jobs Friday

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed Thursday, attempting to put a steady start to the fourth quarter, as investors weighed soft manufacturing data and looked ahead to Friday's more…

Hewlett-Packard employees won't give Fiorina a dime

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY BEAST) The employees at Hewlett-Packard, where Carly Fiorina was CEO for six years, don’t seem interested in seeing their old boss become commander-in-chief. Of the 302,000 employees more…

Toys 'R' Us ships in foreigners, ousts U.S. workers

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2484805" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Toys 'R' Us seems to be taking advantage of a visa program to hire foreigners and replace Americans. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] Toys 'R' Us more…

Carson campaign raises $20 million in 3 months

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Politico) Ben Carson's presidential campaign has raised $20 million in the last three months, according to a new report published Wednesday. The fundraising haul, which will be made more…

Obama signs funding bill to avert shutdown

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Hill) President Obama signed a stopgap spending bill Wednesday to avert a government shutdown, the White House said. "With today's bipartisan vote, Congress has taken a step more…

Frankenstein's trade pact: Frightening stuff

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_2478765" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Leaders of TPP member states in 2010[/caption] Is a film, painting or technical marvel ever created entirely ex-nihilo? Could it spontaneously generate with virtually more…

Waffle House boots uniformed soldier with gun

by Douglas Ernst -- [caption id="attachment_2482285" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Army National Guardsman Billy Welch was told to leave a Nicholasville, Kentucky, Waffle House while armed and in uniform, Sept. 27, 2015. (Image: LEX-18 more…

U.S. judge tosses 9/11 case against Saudis

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON GUARDIAN) A US judge on Tuesday dismissed claims against Saudi Arabia by families of victims of the September 11, 2001, attacks, who accused the country of providing more…