T-Mobile: FCC’s net neutrality rules won’t hurt our business


Like Sprint before it, T-Mobile US has said it's not that concerned about the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality plan. “There is nothing in there that gives us deep concern about our ability to continue executing our strategy,” T-Mobile COO Mike Sievert said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal yesterday. "Still, he said the reclassification isn’t the most desirable approach," the Journal wrote. Read 4 remaining paragraphs | Comments Ars Technica » Ministry of Read more [...]

Natalie Portman: “Star Wars” Hurt My Acting Career


Public opinion can make or break an actress, and after Natalie Portman's “Star Wars” prequels were critically panned, she found it hard to get her ducks in a row. The “Garden State” gal told New York magazine that late director Mike Nichols helped her figure things out and essentially gave her another chance at a longstanding career in Tinseltown. Natalie explained, "'Star Wars' had come out around the time of 'Seagull,' and everyone thought I was a horrible actress. I was in the biggest-grossing Read more [...]

Could Holiday Spending Hurt Your Financial Future?


The holidays are already in full swing, which means a few things: pumpkin products galore (I’m looking at you, pumpkin perfume), candy cane–flavored everything, and the very real possibility that your carefully calculated budget is about to be challenged by seasonal spending temptations. For the average person’s bank account, the potential [...] Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

Priest killed, another hurt in attack at Phoenix church


The rectory at the Mater Misericordiae Mission, a Roman Catholic Church serving those who celebrate the Mass in Latin, was closed for the night Wednesday. The pastor and his young assistant believed that their home was safe and did not have special security at the church site in a less-…
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How Assets Hurt College Aid Eligibility On FAFSA And CSS Profile


Surprisingly, at the most expensive colleges, now charging $ 65,000 per year, students may qualify for a significant amount of financial aid even if their parents earn over $ 175,000 per year and have substantial assets. And if those assets are structured favorably, more of a college's own institutional (not taxpayer funded) aid dollars may come your way. Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

Dozens hurt in Bosnia protests


Sarajevo - More than 130 people, including 104 police officers, were injured on Thursday in a second day of anti-government demonstrations in the Bosnian town of Tuzla, as protests over unemployment and political inertia spread across the country. The protests highlight public resentment over the political bickering that has stifled governance and economic development since the 1992-1995 war in the Balkan country. Police fired teargas... WN.com - Photown News Read more [...]

Snowden leaks severely hurt U.S. security, two House members say


House Intelligence Committee leaders say a Pentagon report concludes that most files copied by NSA contractor Edward Snowden involved military matters. WASHINGTON — A classified Pentagon report concludes that leaks by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden have set back U.S. efforts against terrorism, cybercrime, human trafficking and weapons proliferation, leaders of the House Intelligence Committee say. Nation - latimes.com Read more [...]