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A career secret weapon: Thank-you notes

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – In a world of extremely rapid change, we have seen plenty of things vanish, from rotary phones to electric typewriters to 8-track music cartridges. FILE PHOTO: A coil of USA First Class postage stamps, bearing an image of the Statue of Liberty and U.S. flags, is shown in Washington, April 15, Read More

Help available for first-time buyers, if you can find it

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CHICAGO (Reuters – It took 52-year-old social worker Nancy Peterson a combination of five different grants and low interest loans to accumulate $80,000 for the downpayment she needed to become a first-time home buyer in Seattle last summer. FILE PHOTO: The skyline of Seattle, Washington, U.S. is seen in a picture taken March 12, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Read More

Venezuela seizes ‘US weapons shipment’ as Trump vows to support ‘noble quest for freedom’

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Donald Trump has expressed full support for the Venezuelan opposition to oust President Nicolas Maduro from power, just as the country’s authorities announced they’d seized a cache of weapons, allegedly delivered from the US. The US-made weapons were discovered at the storage yard of Arturo Michelena International Airport in the Venezuelan city of Valencia, the Read More

Viper Energy Partners LP, a Subsidiary of Diamondback Energy, Inc., Reports Fourth Quarter 2018 Financial and Operating Results

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MIDLAND, Texas, Feb. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Viper Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ:VNOM) (“Viper” or the “Company”), a subsidiary of Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG) (“Diamondback”), today announced financial and operating results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2018. HIGHLIGHTS Q4 2018 cash distribution of $0.51 per common unit , up 11% year over year; implies Read More

NY AG, governor probing Apple's response to FaceTime bug

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FILE PHOTO: People look at iPhones at the World Trade Center Apple Store during a Black Friday sales event in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., Nov. 23, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo (Reuters) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and new Attorney General Letitia James on Wednesday said the state was probing Apple Inc’s failure to Read More

Spying backdoors? Apple FaceTime’s ‘INSANE’ eavesdropping bug sends users into frenzy

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Apple has disabled FaceTime group calls following a social media storm after users revealed a serious bug which lets callers hear the recipient before they pick up. Reports of a nasty FaceTime bug, that activates the devices’ microphones while the call is still ringing, surfaced on social media on Monday. In some cases the caller Read More

Apple to patch privacy bug in video-calling feature

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FILE PHOTO: Apple company logos are reflected on the glass window outside an Apple store in Shanghai, China January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song (Reuters) – Apple Inc said on Monday it will issue a software patch later this week for a bug that lets iPhone users hear audio from users who have not yet accepted Read More

New Year’s Eve car ramming incident in Germany treated as terrorist attack – reports

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A “targeted attack” in which a man aimed at pedestrians with his car in two German cities is reportedly being investigated as terror-related, and may have been caused by a combination of racism and a mental disorder. Investigators are treating the series of assaults which began late Tuesday as an act of terrorism, Der Tagesspiegel Read More