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Money Anxiety, Surging Prices, and Unprofessional Posts

By May 10, 2024No Comments

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Joke of the Day: Where can you learn to make ice cream?

Sundae school.

Keeping up with America

NYPD grilled by City Council over ‘unprofessional’ social media posts, soaring OT amid as anti-Israel protests: City Council leaders grilled the NYPD Thursday over “dangerous, unethical, unprofessional” social media posts by top officials — as well as $168 million in unplanned overtime costs including policing anti-Israel protests and migrant shelters.

Mom of captured U.S. soldier Gordon Black says girlfriend ‘lured’ him to Russia: “My motherly instincts told me something was wrong with her,” Melody Jones said of her son’s Russian girlfriend.

TikTok to start labeling AI-generated content as technology becomes more universal: TikTok will begin labeling content created using artificial intelligence when it’s been uploaded from outside its own platform in an attempt to combat misinformation.

Hawaii makes shaka state’s official gesture: Made by extending the thumb and little finger, while curling down the three middle fingers the sign is also known as ‘hang loose.’

Americans are choking on surging fast-food prices. “I can’t justify the expense,” one customer says: Kevin Roberts remembers when he could get a bacon cheeseburger, fries and a drink from Five Guys for $10.

Around the World

Chad’s military leader Itno declared president as results contested by rival: Prime minister, Masra, accuses officials of manipulating results that show he won 18.5% of vote to Itno’s 61%

China’s stressed and overworked youth skip the tea and reach for coffee: Lattes drizzled with pork sauce or spiked with the liquor baijiu pop up on menus as coffee companies battle for dominance in the surging Chinese market.

Lets Talk Business and Tech

7 Robotics Stocks to Bet On for Reliable AI-Powered Returns

Microsoft Just Shared One Big Tip for Managing AI at Your Business

Mastercard’s New Tech Could Change How Banks Handle Money and Securities

Richer, Wiser, Happier

5 Tips To Optimize Your Income While Working From Home: How to cut expenses and earn top dollar while working from home as a side gig or full-time employment.

Your Money: Financial advice to know after losing a spouse | Charlie Holt, Your Erie. Losing a spouse is one of the most painful experiences anyone can have. Unfortunately, widows and widowers have to deal with more than just the emotional trauma — they also must consider a range of financial issues. Edward Jones financial advisor Charlie Holt joins the JET 24 Action News studio to provide some financial tips for widows and widowers.

Money Anxiety? Here’s the Expert Advice I Followed to Get Smart With My Finances: Boosting your financial literacy helps you get better control of your money. And it doesn’t have to be overwhelming.

Sports and Showbiz Shenanigans

Panthers release former All-Pro running back, who was attempting NFL comeback | MLB at the quarter mark: Can Shohei Ohtani maintain historic pace?

Remastered Beatles movie ‘Let It Be’ gets long-awaited re-release | Viral horror game Poppy Playtime is getting a film adaptation

Post Malone, Morgan Wallen release long-awaited collab ‘I Had Some Help’ | Box Office: ‘Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes’ Swings to Promising $6.6M in Previews

 Life Hacks to Hack Your Life

Extreme exercise may help you live longer without stressing your heart

14 of the Most Valuable LEGO Minifigures

The 70 Best 2000s Movies

Recommendations for summer reading outside of the classroom context

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