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From Drones To AI, Tech Addictions, and Secret Hospitalization

By January 8, 2024No Comments

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Joke of the Day: How does a duck buy lipstick?

She just puts it on her bill.

Keeping up with America

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin acknowledged secret hospitalization, kept White House in dark for days: Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin acknowledged ‘concerns’ over his secret hospitalization but revealed no new details of his condition, in a statement released by the Pentagon Saturday.

Gypsy Rose Blanchard speaks out in 1st TV interview after being released from prison: She was sent to prison for the murder of her mother in 2015.

Pentagon waited three days to inform White House that the defense secretary was hospitalized in ICU: Austin took responsibility for not disclosing his condition sooner.

Wall Street closed its worst week since Halloween with a listless Friday after reports showed workers are getting bigger raises, but key parts of the economy still don’t look like they’re overheating.

Testify under oath about Jeffrey Epstein abuse scandal, Prince Andrew urged: Duke of York must answer to claims in new documents while ‘facing all the trappings of the law’, says victims’ lawyer.

Around the World

Hamas command in north Gaza destroyed, Israel says: The Israeli army says it has “completed the dismantling” of Hamas’s command structure in the northern Gaza Strip.

A woman in her 90s is rescued alive 5 days after Japan’s deadly earthquake: A woman in her 90s was pulled alive from a collapsed house in western Japan late Saturday, 124 hours after a major quake slammed the region, killing at least 126 people, toppling buildings and setting off landslides.

Lets Talk Business and Tech

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7 Mint Alternatives When the Budgeting App Goes Away This Year: Before Mint disappears, find the best alternative apps to preserve your data and manage your money.

Online Business Ideas You Can Start Tomorrow | Max Freedman, Business News Daily. Many aspiring entrepreneurs dream of starting a business, but finding a viable idea can be challenging. In the digital age, selling products and services online presents a vast array of unique, affordable startup options. The key is to match your interests, strengths and skills to an online business idea that can help fill a need in the market and grow into a profitable endeavor.

The best budgeting apps to replace Mint: Intuit is shutting down its popular Mint app in 2024.

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Cindy Morgan, ‘Caddyshack’ and ‘Tron’ Actress, Dies at 69 | Michael Bolton is recovering from a successful brain tumor removal

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