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Hillbilly Elegy author JD Vance launches VC fund…

JD Vance, the bestselling author of "Hillbilly Elegy," has launched a new venture-capital fund as part of his continued efforts to restore prosperity to America's heartland. The fund, Narya Capital, is targeting $125 million and…

Roadside bomb kills 2 US soldiers in Afghanistan,…

The Taliban immediately claimed responsibility for a roadside bombing that killed two US troops in Afghanistan on Saturday, the Associated Press reported.  Two others were also injured when the vehicle was struck. A spokesman for…

Inside McDonalds quest to fix its corporate reputation…

After an executive shakeup, McDonald's new CEO is determined to erase issues that were bubbling under the surface during prior executives' leadership.  In early November, McDonald's announced that Steve Easterbrook was leaving the company following…

Second massive 6.0 earthquake in less than a…

Another massive 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Puerto Rico early Saturday as the island continued to struggle with the damage from ongoing earthquakes. On Tuesday, Puerto Rico experienced the largest earthquake in a century when a 6.4-magnitude…

Ripples in space, time point to new class…

Scientists may have stumbled upon a previously unknown class of massive collision in the universe.  On Monday, researchers at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) announced that they had yet again detected ripples in space-time.…

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Ranked: The 10 best soccer players in the…

10. Kalidou Koulibaly — SSC Napoli Getty/SSC Napoli Almost all of Europe's biggest clubs are rumoured to be interested in taking Kalidou Koulibaly away from Napoli. Manchester United and Manchester City want him, says Transfermarkt,…

Next stock market crash: Expert sees losses coming,…

Peter Cecchini, global chief market strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald, makes a compelling case for a market swoon in 2020. Cecchini cites poor earnings quality, stretched valuations, and a plethora of other negative variables to back…