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Brexit is engulfed in chaos as 'perfect storm' threatens U.K. government

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May Kirsty Wigglesworth / AP Not only did talks between May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker break down Monday, but the reported offer to Northern Ireland also caused something of a domino effect in other regions of the U.K. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones and […]
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Brexit is engulfed in chaos as 'perfect storm' threatens U.K. government

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May Kirsty Wigglesworth / AP Not only did talks between May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker break down Monday, but the reported offer to Northern Ireland also caused something of a domino effect in other regions of the U.K. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones and […]
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Self-taught financial advisers keep it real about money

Financial illiteracy and financial insecurity are two common issues facing people of color today. Julien and Kiersten Mitchell Saunders did not realize how common this problem was until they started considering their futures and what it would take to achieve their financial goals. In the process, they discovered a generation of older millennials sharing the […]
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L.A. to become largest U.S. city with legal recreational weed

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Iconic tech conference faces backlash for all-male keynote speaker lineup

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Hey Alexa, where are all the lower prices at Whole Foods?

Organic baby kale that has been reduced in price appears on sale at a Whole Foods Market in New York on Aug. 28, 2017. Amazon has completed its $13.7 billion takeover of organic grocer Whole Foods, and the e-commerce giant is wasting no time putting its stamp on the company. Joseph Pisani / AP file […]
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Holiday shopping started strong — but can it save retail?

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Who loses in the Google and Amazon tit for tat?

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Brexit is engulfed in chaos as 'perfect storm' threatens U.K. government

A boardwalk leading to the mountaintop border with the Irish Republic near Florencecourt, Northern Ireland. Clodagh Kilcoyne / Reuters How Brexit affects the 310-mile border between Northern Ireland, which is part of the U.K., and the Irish Republic, which is not, has seen May pulled in several directions by different allies. It appears she can’t […]
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Brexit is engulfed in chaos as 'perfect storm' threatens U.K. government

A boardwalk leading to the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland near Florencecourt, Northern Ireland. Clodagh Kilcoyne / Reuters How Brexit affects the 310-mile border between Northern Ireland, which is part of the U.K., and the Irish Republic, has seen May pulled in several directions by different allies. It appears she can’t please all of […]