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  • Oath Will Pay $5 Million To Settle Charges Of Violating Children's Privacy

    Oath, the Verizon subsidiary born of the fusion of AOL and Yahoo, has agreed to pay $7 million to settle charges that it violated children privacy. It is the largest penalization ever to come from enforcement of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), according to the New York attorney general’s office. More

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  • Taxpayers Will Pay $1 Million to Tear Down $18 Million Baseball Stadium That Predictably Failed to Rejuvenate Camden

    Speaking in 2000 at the groundbreaking for a minor league baseball stadium in Camden, New Jersey, then-Governor Christine Todd Whitman reached for the most obvious cliche possible. The state's economic development authorities, she said, had "heard the message from the movie, Field of Dreams: 'If you build it, they will come.'" "Well, soon we will see a field of dreams right here in Camden, and my prediction is 'they will come,'" Whitman said. Taxpayers spent more than $18 million to build the...

    Reason.com
  • Three million Britons 'will still be paying their mortgage during their retirement', study claims

    A third of those who think they will still be paying off their mortgage in retirement believe they will have to continue working in order to afford the payments, according to research by broker L&C

    Mail Online
  • Job Openings Surge To 7.1 Million; 1.1 Million More Than Unemployed Workers

    After the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) reported record prints for virtually every notable labor market series for August, followed by a modest slowdown in September, there was another push higher across most labor market indicators in October. According to the BLS, after a downward revision in the September job openings from 7.009MM to 6.960MM, in October this number surged by 119K to 7.079 million, the second highest number of job openings on record. With prior revision,...

    Zero Hedge
  • NBC will reportedly pay Megan Kelly $30 Million so she will “go away “

    It looks like booting Megyn Kelly from the air will turn out to be quite costly for NBC. After weeks of negotiations, Kelly is close to finalizing a $30 million exit deal with the network, the New York Post reports. Kelly was fired by NBC last month with over a year left to go in her three-year contract, under which her annual salary was reportedly $23 million. This firing came after comments Kelly made on Today questioning why it's racist to wear blackface on Halloween. She apologized on the...

    @theweek
  • Trump finally explains that when he says 'Mexico will pay for it' he means America will pay for it

    It’s hard to single out any particular Donald Trump idea for the Stupidest Of All. There are just way, way too many contenders. But surely the idea that Mexico would pay for a border wall with the United States was always near the top of the charts. Mexico would get no benefit from such a wall, and the idea that a nation whose economy is about one-tenth that of the United States would do us a solid by turning a substantial part of their national budget into a global eyesore is simply beyond...

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  • Hospital will pay fine, repayment for Medicare overbilling

    A Massachusetts hospital has settled an investigation with the federal government over Medicare overbilling.

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