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  • 3 Tips for Delegating Work Effectively


    We're entrepreneurs and small business owners for a reason -- we think we can do it better than anyone else. But that doesn't mean we can do it all, and there are some cases where it's necessary to delegate planning, authority, and action to your employees. It may not......

  • Preparing for Jail Visits and Helping Incarcerated Relatives


    This is not exactly the kind of family gathering you ever hoped to attend, but it is happening. You have to go to the county jail to visit a family member and you are wondering what will happen and how to handle it. Jail regulations will vary from state......

  • Disruption, Interrupted: CA Regulators Catch Up With Zenefits


    Zenefits, a Silicon Valley startup that was valued at $4.5 billion late last year, has been violating California regulations by using insurance agents who were not properly certified. This week, the state's Department of Insurance announced that it is investigating Zenefits, according to the Wall Street Journal. This prompted......

  • Contract Basics: Kanye Ignores Shkreli Offer on New Album


    Martin Shkreli loves making a stink, and he will do it at almost any cost. The US's most reviled pharmaceutical company executive yesterday offered $10 million to exclusively buy Kanye West's new album, The Life of Pablo. He tweeted a copy of his offer letter to the pop star,......

  • Drone Accidents: 5 Worst Case Scenarios


    Drones are all the rage these days, and they can make for a dangerous rage. When they’re not crashing into crowds at tennis tournaments, they’re being shot at by your neighbor. And in more severe cases, they can cause serious injury when not operated with care. Here are five of......

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  • Columbine shooter's mother says she thinks of victims daily

    Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:12:07 GMT

    DENVER (AP) — The mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold says she didn't know anything was wrong with her son before the 1999 attack, and that she thinks about the victims and their families every day.

  • Dominican police kill suspect in attack on German tourist

    Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:03:51 GMT

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Police in the Dominican Republic say they have killed one of two men suspected in the slaying of an elderly German tourist during a robbery.

  • Ferguson mayor: City told DOJ agreement no sure thing

    Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:03:28 GMT

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson leaders warned U.S. Department of Justice negotiators last month that they couldn't guarantee approval of a plan to address the agency's scathing review of the city's police and courts, including allegations that the civil rights of black residents were routinely violated, Ferguson's mayor said Friday.

  • Activists say officer's shooting conviction no bellwether

    Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:53:09 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — Police-reform activists, who have come to expect disappointment any time an officer is accused in a killing, expressed surprise Friday over the conviction of a patrolman who shot an unarmed man in a housing project stairwell but said they don't necessarily see the case as a turning point in the national debate over police accountability.

  • Two 15-year-old girls fatally shot at Phoenix-area school

    Fri, 12 Feb 2016 22:52:38 GMT

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Two 15-year-old girls died Friday in a shooting at a suburban Phoenix high school that initially caused panic among parents who could not reach their children but later emerged as a possible murder-suicide or double-suicide.

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