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As Tech Booms, Workers Turn to Coding for Career Change

After Paul Minton graduated from college, he worked as a waiter, but always felt he should do more.

So Mr. Minton, a 26-year-old math major, took a three-month course in computer programming and data analysis. As a waiter, he made $20,000 a year. His starting salary last

Bush Calls On GOP To Embrace Hispanics, African-Americans

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush waves as he walks on stage to announce his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination during an event at Miami-Dade College - Kendall Campus on June 15 , 2015 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Calling on his party to embrace diversity, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush declared Thursday that Republicans will never win the presidency if they don’t campaign in “every nook and cranny” of the country — especially in Hispanic and African-American communities. “I’m running

Elizabeth Warren Nails GOP Financial Exec

Elizabeth Warren.

When a financial executive refuses to answer basic questions about personal finance, you know he's in trouble.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Tuesday embarrassed Primerica President Peter Schneider, who Senate Republicans had invited to testify against a new regulatio

As Trump Surges in the Polls, Hispanic Voters Flock to Hillary Clinton

A new Fox News national poll out on Friday has billionaire Donald Trump on top of the GOP presidential pack with 18 percent of the likely Republican vote, followed by Wisconsin Gov.  Scott Walker with 15 percent and former Florida governor Jeb Bush with 14 percent.p>

'OITNB' Star Dascha Polanco On Not Being Size Zero In Hollywood

“Orange Is The New Black” star Dashca Polanco isn't shy about sharing the body-related insecurities she had growing up. Now, the star delves into her personal struggles and how she hopes to inspire others. This weekend Polanco, 33, will join “The Real” host Adrienne Bailon

As Tech Booms, Workers Turn to Coding for Career Change

As Tech Booms, Workers Turn to Coding for Career Change

After Paul Minton graduated from college, he worked as a waiter, but always felt he should do more. So Mr. Minton, a 26-year-old math major, took a three-month course in computer programming and data analysis. As a waiter, he made $20,000 a year. His starting salary last year as a data scientist at a web start-up here was more than $100,000. “Six figures, right off the bat,” Mr. Minton said. “To me, it was astonishing.” Stories like his...

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Bush Calls On GOP To Embrace Hispanics, African-Americans

Bush Calls On GOP To Embrace Hispanics, African-Americans

Calling on his party to embrace diversity, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush declared Thursday that Republicans will never win the presidency if they don’t campaign in “every nook and cranny” of the country — especially in Hispanic and African-American communities. “I’m running to draw people toward our cause rather than push them away,” Bush said during a town hall-style meeting in New Hampshire. “Our message has to be uplifting, positive, hopeful, rather than negative (and)...

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Elizabeth Warren Nails GOP Financial Exec

Elizabeth Warren Nails GOP Financial Exec

When a financial executive refuses to answer basic questions about personal finance, you know he's in trouble. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Tuesday embarrassed Primerica President Peter Schneider, who Senate Republicans had invited to testify against a new regulation designed to protect retirement savings from dodgy investment managers. The Obama administration estimates that Americans lose $17 billion a year from investment professionals who manage retirement accounts by prioritizing their own financial interests over those of their...

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As Trump Surges in the Polls, Hispanic Voters Flock to Hillary Clinton

As Trump Surges in the Polls, Hispanic Voters Flock to Hillary Clinton

A new Fox News national poll out on Friday has billionaire Donald Trump on top of the GOP presidential pack with 18 percent of the likely Republican vote, followed by Wisconsin Gov.  Scott Walker with 15 percent and former Florida governor Jeb Bush with 14 percent. GOP voter support for Trump is up by seven percentage points since last month and up 14 points since May, according to Fox News. Moreover, Trump is the candidate that Republican primary...

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'OITNB' Star Dascha Polanco On Not Being Size Zero In Hollywood

'OITNB' Star Dascha Polanco On Not Being Size Zero In Hollywood

“Orange Is The New Black” star Dashca Polanco isn't shy about sharing the body-related insecurities she had growing up. Now, the star delves into her personal struggles and how she hopes to inspire others. This weekend Polanco, 33, will join “The Real” host Adrienne Bailon, plus-sized model Denise Bidot, Roc Nation executive Lenny Santiago and personal trainer Massiel “MankoFit” Arias to discuss beauty and body image within the Latino community. The panel is part of Latina magazine’s...

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Trump campaign to reveal wealth details: 'I'm really rich'

Trump campaign to reveal wealth details: 'I'm really rich'

As other presidential candidates fight to raise money, Donald Trump is reminding everyone he's already got a lot of it. The celebrity businessman's campaign is expected to reveal details Wednesday of his fortune, which he estimated last month at nearly $9 billion when announcing his Republican presidential candidacy. If accurate, that number would make Trump the wealthiest person to ever run for president, far surpassing previous magnates like Ross Perot, business heirs like Steve Forbes or private-equity...

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Honda agrees to repay $24 million to minority auto-loan borrowers

Honda agrees to repay $24 million to minority auto-loan borrowers

Honda Motor Co.’s auto finance unit will pay out $24 million in compensation to minority borrowers after the federal government said the car maker charged African-American, Hispanic and Asian borrowers higher interest rates on car loans than it did for whites — even if their credit was good. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Honda’s HMC, +1.10%   past practices resulted in thousands of African-American, Hispanic, and Asian and Pacific Islander borrowers paying higher interest rates than white borrowers...

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Starbucks Leads Multi-Company Initiative to Hire 100,000 Young, Minority Workers

Starbucks Leads Multi-Company Initiative to Hire 100,000 Young, Minority Workers

Teaching young adults responsibility — and showing them that responsibility can have financial benefits — pays off in the long run by cultivating a solid work ethic. That’s the thinking behind a new multi-company initiative spearheaded by Starbucks. The Wall Street Journal reports that Starbucks, along with major corporations such as Walmart, Microsoft, Lyft, JPMorgan Chase, Yum Brands, Macy’s, Alaska Air Group and others, have pledged to hire 100,000 “opportunity youth” – otherwise known as, low-income,...

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N.H. thumbs its nose at Fox News

29-07-2015

N.H. thumbs its nose at Fox News

The GOP primary forum next Monday will be more of a grilling than a debate.... Read more

Carter: Successful Iran nuclear deal bet…

29-07-2015

Carter: Successful Iran nuclear deal better than strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday that the U.S. armed forces stand ready to confront Iran, but told lawmakers that a successful... Read more

Senate Republicans aim divert Planned Pa…

29-07-2015

Senate Republicans aim divert Planned Parenthood funds in abortion dispute

Senate Republicans seeking to cut all funding to reproductive health group Planned Parenthood over the alleged sale of aborted fetal tissue offered on Wednesday to... Read more

Eric Garner grand jury minutes to stay p…

29-07-2015

Eric Garner grand jury minutes to stay private, New York court rules

A New York state court on Wednesday declined to release details of a grand jury investigation that led to a police officer being cleared of... Read more

Mexico News

Un 'vecino' en prisión, ¿ayudó al 'Chapo…

29-07-2015

Un 'vecino' en prisión, ¿ayudó al 'Chapo' a escapar?

(CNNMxico) — José Sánchez Villalobos Quirino, un hombre de 52 años catalogado como operador financiero del cártel de Sinaloa y preso en la cárcel del Altiplano, ¿es una de las... Read more

¿Para qué sirve la alerta de género en e…

29-07-2015

¿Para qué sirve la alerta de género en el Edomex?

(CNNMxico) — 11 municipios del Estado de México fueron puestos en alerta de género, ante los múltiples casos de violencia contra las mujeres registrados desde hace una década, un mecanismo... Read more

El IEEPO reinicia labores con vigilancia…

29-07-2015

El IEEPO reinicia labores con vigilancia policial

OAXACA, Oaxaca (CNNMxico) —... Read more

Programa Frontera Sur 'disparó' deportac…

29-07-2015

Programa Frontera Sur 'disparó' deportaciones: ONG

CIUDAD DE MXICO (CNNMxico) — Con la aplicación del nuevo Programa Frontera Sur del gobierno federal, se presentó un incremento de 29,804 deportaciones, al comparar datos de 2013 con los de... Read more

La Sedena cambia a mando militar en Igua…

29-07-2015

La Sedena cambia a mando militar en Iguala

ACAPULCO, Guerrero (CNNMxico) —... Read more

Entertainment

New Artist Reviews: Rimi

29-07-2015

New Artist Reviews: Rimi

India has an ancient and rich musical history that has found its way into many corners of our planet's culture. From Lata Mangeshkar to Ravi Shankar, Indian music has become...

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'Law Order' Director Jace Alex…

29-07-2015

Jason "Jace" Alexander, director of the TV series "Law & Order," was arrested on child pornography charges Wednesday, accused of possessing and disseminating videos of young girls engaging in sex...

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Thinking the Unthinkable: Dona…

29-07-2015

It's time to think about what has previously been in the realm of the unthinkable: Donald Trump might just become the Republican nominee for president. Two months ago, that statement...

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Mia Farrow Faces Backlash For …

29-07-2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Mia Farrow took some Twitter heat Wednesday for joining other angry social media posters and blasting out the business address of the ...

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Son Of Imprisoned Rapper Mac P…

29-07-2015

Hip-hop artist McKinley "Mac" Phipps Jr., imprisoned 15 years for a murder he says he didn't commit, could be home for the holidays if his lawyers can negotiate a time-served...

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The Lesson Robin Williams Taug…

29-07-2015

Marlon Brando is a bonafide Hollywood legend, but for years his legacy has been shaped by others who revel in the mystique of Brando as a larger-than-life icon. The late...

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Donald Trump Slams Lawyer Who …

29-07-2015

Former television personality Donald Trump...

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Sports News

Harper homers twice into upper deck, Nat…

29-07-2015

Harper homers twice into upper deck, Nats beat Marlins 7-2 (Yahoo Sports)

Bryce Harper blasted two home runs into the upper deck and drove in four for the Washington Nationals in a... Read more

Tulowitzki homers and has 3 hits, Jays b…

29-07-2015

Tulowitzki homers and has 3 hits, Jays beat Phillies 8-2 (Yahoo Sports)

TORONTO (AP) -- Troy Tulowitzki homered and had three hits in his Blue Jays debut as Toronto beat the Philadelphia... Read more

Dodgers scratch Kershaw from start vs A'…

29-07-2015

Dodgers scratch Kershaw from start vs A's with soreness (Yahoo Sports)

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles Dodgers star Clayton Kershaw has been scratched from his scheduled start against the Oakland... Read more

Injured Angels outfielder Trout sideline…

29-07-2015

Injured Angels outfielder Trout sidelined against Astros (Yahoo Sports)

HOUSTON (AP) -- Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout was out of the lineup for a second straight game on... Read more

Latin America News

Rio's favelas get Olympics B&B fever

29-07-2015

Rio de Janeiro's favelas are now home to a growing number of guesthouses and B&Bs For most foreign visitors to Rio de Janeiro, the thought... Read more

Rio 2016 facing pollution challenge

29-07-2015

Cleaning up the polluted bay where sailing and windsurfing competitions will be held at Rio 2016 remains a serious challenge, the International Olympic Committee president... Read more

VIDEO: Patagonia settler landings recrea…

29-07-2015

The descendants of the first Welsh settlers in Patagonia, Argentina, have recreated the landings to mark the 150th anniversary of the first colony.... Read more

Brazil businessman faces charges

28-07-2015

Marcelo Odebrecht (right) is the third-generation heir of Odebrecht company... Read more

Peru rescues 'Shining Path slaves'

28-07-2015

Most of the hostages are from the Ashaninka indigenous ethnic group... Read more

Political News

Donald Trump: Honesty is for chumps

29-07-2015

Donald Trump: Honesty is for chumps

Donald Trump may have hired a staff and commenced the building of a political organization, but Trump 2016 is best viewed not as a political campaign but as an evolving real-estate deal,... Read more

Decisive debate polls set for release

29-07-2015

Decisive debate polls set for release

The fight to get on stage at next week’s Fox News Channel Republican presidential debate is about to become a lot clearer. A handful of national pollsters are preparing to... Read more

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