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Lawsuit seeks to end Hollywood’s unpaid internships

April 18, 2014

LOS ANGELES—Melvin Mar’s entree to Hollywood was far from glamorous. As an unpaid intern for “Platoon” producer Arnold Kopelson, Mar was responsible for fetching his boss’s lunch of matzo ball soup every day. Mar calculated to the minute how long it would take to walk from the production company’s offices to the Stage Deli...
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South Korea investigates capsized ferry crew as rescue hampered by tides

April 18, 2014
South Korea investigates capsized ferry crew as rescue hampered by tides

MOKPO/JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) – Strong tides and murky waters off South Korea’s southwest coast were hampering efforts on Friday to find survivors from a ferry accident over 48 hours previously that left hundreds of passengers missing, most of them high school students. Reuters: Top News
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H&R Block covers $2,000 error for client: Roseman

April 17, 2014

Tammy MacLean started going to H&R Block as a graduate student in 2008. A year later, she married a federal civil servant and moved with him to a diplomatic posting in Switzerland. “We rented out our home in Ottawa and should have been exempt from paying capital gains tax during our posting,” MacLean says....
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The Lede: Video of Snowden Asking Putin About Surveillance

April 17, 2014
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Last Updated, 4:20 p.m. | As my colleague David Herszenhorn reports, the former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden made a surprise appearance on Russian television Thursday, asking President Vladimir Putin a question about surveillance during an annual call-in program in which Russia’s leader fields questions from the public for up to four hours....
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Salem puts real witches in Massachusetts town

April 17, 2014

SHREVEPORT, LA.—A woodsy stretch of Willow Lake Farm, just outside this city, has been painstakingly built to look like a 17th-century New England village, filled with shops and houses with steep-pitched roofs and drab clapboard exteriors. Milling about nearby are women in elaborate capes and cinched dresses, and men clad in peasant shirts and...
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Miley Cyrus cancels second concert after hospitalization

April 17, 2014

Miley Cyrus cancels second concert after hospitalization She is scheduled to play more than 40 concerts on the U.S. and Canadian leg of her tour produced by Live Nation Entertainment. The 22-concert European leg of the tour begins on May 2 in Amsterdam. (Reporting by Eric Kelsey; Editing by Piya Sinha-Roy … Read more on...
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Real Estate Q&A: Mortgage Rate Buydowns and Parent-to-Child Property Transfers

April 17, 2014
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Mintlife Learn about Mint.com or Sign Up | Log in Categories Apr 16, 2014 / By Leonard Baron Zillow real estate investment writer and long-term investor Leonard Baron, MBA, is answering questions from MintLife readers. If you have a question about investment properties, cash flows, insurance, mortgage financing, homeowners associations, renting versus owning, foreclosures...
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New home, condo sales rebound from 2013 slump

April 17, 2014

New home and high-rise condo sales have rebounded from last year’s dramatic slump and exceeded 10-year averages for sales in the first quarter of the year, says research firm RealNet Canada. Low-rise home sales — which have hit record lows over the last two or three years — were up 51 per cent in...
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Hundreds line streets to listen to Jim Flaherty’s funeral

April 17, 2014

Hundreds braved the cold Wednesday to stand outside St. James Cathedral watching and listening to the funeral service for Jim Flaherty. Dee Gordon and her son were among the mourners who lined the sidewalks and street corners at King and Church Sts. They stood on King, directly across the street from the cathedral, while...
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Pay, long commutes, top workplace stress list

April 16, 2014

A decade ago, when people were asked what mattered to them on the job, they cited relationships with colleagues, feeling respected, being able to contribute and grow — the touchy-feely part of working. The 2014 Work Stress Survey by Harris, a Nielsen company, found that “low pay” and commuting issues are workers’ biggest concerns....
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