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HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA — Dr. Willie Parker, one of Alabama’s few remaining abortion providers, was driving to work when he got the call. The name “Dalton Johnson” flashed on the SUV’s dashboard screen, as Parker switched on his headset. He listened...

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EU president’s press conference interrupted by a phone call. It wasn’t his wife.

Friedemann Vogel | Pool | Getty Images German Chancellor Angela Merkel officially welcomes President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker to the opening day of the G20 summit on July 7, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany It should have been just another routine press conference for the European Commission. Right at the end of President Jean-Claude Juncker‘s remarks his phone...

Copper roared to its highest level in more than two years thanks to China

A potential ban on scrap metal imports in China could be a boon for imported refined copper in that country, the world’s biggest consumer of the metal. The price of copper shot up more than 2 percent in trading Wednesday, rising for the fourth straight day to the highest level in more than...

McDonald's sales up on premium hamburgers and cheap drinks

Image copyright Getty Images McDonald’s, facing pressure from increased competition, says it has found a recipe for success in $1 drinks and a new line of high-end hamburgers. The fast food pioneer had its highest...

EU divided on how to answer new US sanctions against Russia

John MacDougall | AFP | Getty Images resident Donald Trump (R), French President Emmanuel Macron (L) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) chat at the start of the first working session of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, northern Germany, on July 7, 2017. European...

The Top 19 Bad Leadership Traits

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Good leaders may also exhibit bad leadership traits every now and then. But if a leader consistently exhibit bad traits, then you better do something about it because the organization may suffer because...

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Leadership Styles – Autocratic Leadership

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An autocratic leader is one who makes unilateral decisions, meaning to say, deciding based on his own judgment and does not invite opinions from others. Also known as a dictator, his words are, metaphorically speaking, law to those under his charge, to be obeyed without debate. Though not always so, an autocratic style of leadership is commonly used alongside...

Leadership – Contributing Factors That Make an Exceptional Leader

There are many contributing factors that lead to effective leadership. Every successful business owner knows that the biggest reason for their success is great leadership. While not everyone possesses the characteristics necessary to...

Leadership in Sports

Growing up in the suburbs of Detroit, sports were a huge part of my life as a child, and continue to be today. Back in those days, the only Detroit sports team that could actually be considered competitive was the Detroit Red Wings. Throughout...

How to Determine Small Business Size

Among the things that an entrepreneur needs to have in mind is, the size of the small business they hope to set up. The size is important when it comes to issues like financing and management. The Small Business Administration agency...

The Ratings Game: Coca-Cola Zero Sugar sparks analyst optimism, but other factors could stifle growth

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Robin Marchant/Getty Images for NYCWFF Coca-Cola says Coca-Cola Zero Sugar will keep consumers in the company’s portfolio...

‘Game of Thrones’: New photos of episode 3 tease meeting of fire and ice

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New photos of “Game of Thrones” episode 3, “The Queen’s Justice,” were released by HBO ...

Next Avenue: Why you may not get grandchildren: millennials cite climate change as a reason not to have kids

Rachel Ries’ decision not to have children evolved slowly and through many of the typical reasons, including relationships and career. But when the 37-year-old Minneapolis singer-songwriter wrote about...

Market Extra: This is what it will take for bitcoin to become a legit currency

iStockphoto Bitcoin still has a lot to prove. As the debate rages on whether bitcoin is a legitimate currency or just...

UNICEF USAVoice: UNICEF USA Marks A Milestone Towards Securing $132.5 Million In U.S. Funding

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Sometimes, the news from abroad can make us feel discouraged. The child refugee crisis continues in Europe. Violence in Syria, Iraq and South Sudan threatens millions of children.  Famine and...

SAPVoice: Will Blockchain Technology Finally Lead Us To A Fair Payment Model For Content?

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During my journalism internship, I could already see there was going to be a problem with my chosen vocation. The small New England television station where I was interning was struck by a wave of media...

Las VegasVoice: 7 Off-Strip Resorts That Mean Business In Las Vegas

By Brian Sodoma As the “Entertainment Capital of the World,” Las Vegas knows how to offer a unique blend of fun and productivity for any business meeting or corporate gathering. And though the famed...

OracleVoice: Hotel Operators, Guests Want More Technology: Survey

ORLANDO, FLORIDA—Hotel operators are embracing technology innovation with a greater sense of urgency as online travel agents (OTAs), personal digital assistants, room-sharing services, and shifting...