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Financial Anxiety, Funeral Homes, and Diplomatic Storm

By January 29, 2024No Comments

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Joke of the Day: What kind of drink can be bitter and sweet?


Keeping up with America

Environmental officials working to clean up fuel after fiery tanker truck crash in Ohio: Environmental officials in Ohio are back on the scene of a tanker truck crash, working to contain thousands of gallons of spilled diesel fuel.

3 U.S. troops killed and dozens injured in drone attack in Jordan: President Joe Biden said the troops were killed by “radical Iran-backed militant groups operating in Syria and Iraq,” adding that “we are still gathering the facts of this attack.”

What to do if you’re concerned you might be laid off — or if you’ve lost your job: Recent mass layoffs from technology and media companies, including eBay, Riot Games and the Los Angeles Times, might have you thinking about your job security.

British billionaire Joe Lewis pleads guilty to US insider trading: Lewis, 86, whose family trust controls majority of Tottenham Hotspur, apologises to judge in Manhattan plea-deal hearing

Houston pair accused of running funeral home without a license: Two people in Houston were arrested after authorities say they were running a funeral home without a license while also stealing insurance payouts.

Around the World

Key UN Gaza aid agency UNRWA runs into diplomatic storm: In Gaza, a strip of land fast becoming a wasteland, few international aid bodies can still operate. The United Nations is one of them.

Ukraine says it has no evidence for Russia’s claim that dozens of POWs died in a shot down plane: Officials in Ukraine said Russia has provided no credible evidence to back its claims that Ukrainian forces shot down a military transport plane that Moscow says was carrying Ukrainian prisoners of war who were to be swapped for Russian POWs.

Lets Talk Business and Tech

Artificial intelligence systems that are much smarter than humans could arrive in the next 10 years

Innovative New Technology Could Boost US Rubber Production

Denver business owner fuming after grant request to mitigate homeless camp costs is rejected

Richer, Wiser, Happier

8 ways to save money on essentials: Americans say that they want to save money this year. However, doing so can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some tips on how to in 2024.

8 Passive Income Ideas To Fund Your Next Vacation | Yaёl Bizouati-Kennedy, Yahoo Finance. Looking to make enough extra cash to splurge on self-care, such as a vacation? Worried that your normal income won’t cover it? Then generating a steady stream of money with little effort via passive income– that is, money not derived from active involvement, such as salary — is the way to go.

I Had Horrible Financial Anxiety — Until I Quit Budgeting: Bobby Lee recently made the news cycle for an interview in which he admitted to not knowing how much money he has.

Sports and Showbiz Shenanigans

2024 NBA All-Star Game starters: LeBron James’ record-setting 20th appearance headlines selections | 2024 NFL playoff bracket: Conference Championship picks, predictions, best bets for AFC, NFC by advanced model

The Film Industry Is Starting to Recover From Last Year’s Strikes, But Progress Has Been Slow | The 20 best films about the TV world

Jay Leno seeks conservatorship for wife Mavis because she has dementia | Jonathan Glickman in Talks to Lead Miramax as CEO

 Life Hacks to Hack Your Life

11 Words Gen Xers Made Popular

Skip the Gym and Use These 7 Easy Tips to Lose Body Fat at Home

How to clean salt residue off floors

17 Egg Noodle Recipes To Make Tonight

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